2021-07-13: News Headlines

teleSUR (2021-07-13). Argentina Asks to End Blockades Against Cuba and Venezuela. telesurenglish.net On Monday, Argentina's President Alberto Fernandez addressed the economic and social situation of Cuba and Venezuela and ratified his position in favor of ending the U.S. economic blockades against these nations. | RELATED: | "This policy has prevented Cuba and Venezuela from accessing artificial respirators. Realize what that means", Fernandez said, stressing that those who suffer the consequences of the block…

teleSUR (2021-07-13). Cuba Implicates US in Financing Destabilization Op on Sunday. telesurenglish.net "There was no social outburst in Cuba this Sunday—there were disturbances, disorder, caused by a communicational operation that has been prepared for a long time, to which multimillionaire resources, laboratories, technological platforms with funds from the United States Government are destined," denounced the member of the Political Bureau and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla.

teleSUR (2021-07-13). Lula Rejects the Manipulation of Narrative Against Cuba. telesurenglish.net Former Brazilian president and socialist leader Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva denounced via Twitter on Tuesday the manipulation of the Cuban reality in the aftermath of Sunday ¥s disturbs. | RELATED: | "What is happening in Cuba that is so special that they talk about it so much?! There was a march. I even saw the president of Cuba at the march, talking to people. Cuba has already suffered 60 years from a US econ…

Editor (2021-07-13). Cuban president Díaz-Canel: Revolutionaries to the streets! mronline.org This speech provides crucial context and information being covered up by the corporate media in the United States. | July 13, 2021 | Newswire…

Medea Benjamin (2021-07-13). The hidden hand of the US blockade sparks Cuba protests. peoplesdispatch.org In their frenzy over the protests in Cuba, US media and politicians have systematically overlooked the role played by US foreign policy in creating the difficult economic and social conditions on the island…

Jesus Rodriguez-Espinoza (2021-07-13). PSUV Expresses Solidarity with Cuba in Face of US Imperialist Aggression — Demonstration in Support of Cuba in Caracas. orinocotribune.com Caracas, July 12, 2021 (Special for OrinocoTribune.com)—The United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), in a public statement issued this Monday, July 12, expressed its solidarity with the people and government of Cuba, faced with a new onslaught by the US empire against the Cuban Revolution. | "We will accompany that brother people as another soldier to defeat the imperialist recolonizing plans with which they intend to overthrow the independence and sovereignty of our sister nation and establish, at an inopportune moment, the re-instatement of the nefarious Plan Condor that—violating democracy, inst…

Fight Back (2021-07-13). Stand with socialist Cuba! fightbacknews.org The working people of Cuba are mobilizing to defend the Cuban revolution and drive pro-U.S. reactionaries from the streets. The Cuban people are united in overcoming the costly U.S. economic embargo and subversion. Cubans steadfastly refuse to return to being a colony controlled by the U.S. Older Cubans remember when it was a playground for American millionaires and gangsters, with widespread poverty, abuse of workers and death an everyday part of life. | Back in 1959, the Cuban revolution shook the captains of Wall Street to their core. The rich have still have not gotten over it. With the working class and its…

Staff (2021-07-13). Boxeo cubano por continuar tradición ganadora en Tokio. cubadebate.cu Dar continuidad a una historia de 37 títulos será el gran reto del boxeo cubano en los Juegos Olímpicos de Tokio 2020. øSerá posible repetir las tres coronaciones de Río 2016? El palmarés de los aspirantes apunta al sí. øSe vislumbran clásicos 'paseos' hacia el podio? Categóricamente no. øQuiénes son los principales favoritos? Julio y Andy.

sputniknews (2021-07-13). Pro-Revolutionary Forces Take to Streets of Cuba as More Details Revealed in Moise's Assassination. sputniknews.com More details emerge about Moise assassins; National strike in Colombia enters 10th week; 20 Years of endless war blows back on US society; and US targeting of Cuba and Haiti connected to imperialism hegemony.

Staff (2021-07-13). Haiti: Jovenel MoàØse's Head of Security Traveled to Colombia 6 Times — Linked to Miami-based CTU Security. orinocotribune.com Colombian authorities confirmed this Monday that the head of security at the presidential palace in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Dimitri Hérard, made several trips to Colombia and other Latin American countries in 2021, the purposes of which are unknown, reported the news agency EFE. | "We learned through Interpol's team in Colombia that Commissioner Dimitri Hérard, head of the general security unit of the National Palace of Haiti, had made trips to Ecuador, Panama, and the Dominican Republic, using Colombia as a stop off," said the director of the Colombian Police, General Jorge Luis Vargas, in a press conference abou…

Editor2 (2021-07-13). Fears of US Intervention in Haiti Escalate After Dictator's Assassination. orinocotribune.com By C.J. Atkins — Jul 8, 2021 | UPDATE: On the evening of Friday, July 9, Haitian government officials announced they had requested that the United States dispatch military forces to their country, ostensibly to protect ports, airports, gasoline reserves, and other facilities. The White House said the Biden administration would be sending FBI and Department of Homeland Security officials to Haiti right away; neither the State Department nor the Defense Department have yet confirmed what forces may be deployed. | In the pre-dawn hours of July 7, the president-turned-dictator of Haiti, Jovenel MoàØse, wa…

Dan Cohen (2021-07-13). Suspected Assassins of Haitian President MoàØse Trained by US, Linked to Pro-Coup Oligarchy. orinocotribune.com By Dan Cohen — Jul 9, 2021 | As the investigation into MoàØse's murder unfolds, the U.S. is laying the groundwork to deploy troops into Haiti for the fourth time in 106 years, at the request of a figure it has spent decades grooming. | PORT AU PRINCE, HAITI — As shock grips the Caribbean island nation of Haiti following the assassination of President Jovenel MoàØse, the Haitian government has carried out a campaign to arrest suspects it alleges are responsible for the murder. | Haitian Director of National Police Leon Charles announced at a press conference that the assassination squad th…

Staff (2021-07-13). Webinar Thursday 15: Current Popular Struggles Against US Intervention: Venezuela, Haiti, Cuba, Colombia, Nicaragua, Peru and Chile. orinocotribune.com Join us in this new revised webinar with Dan Kovalik and please share this invitation. | We are faced with possible US intervention in Haiti after the murder of the president, a possible coup over the election results in Peru, new US backed protests in Cuba, the positive election results in Chile, the continued bloody repressions in Colombia, regime change plans against Sandinista Nicaragua, and the growing movement to free Venezuela's Alex Saab. Dan Kovalik, labor and human rights lawyer, has been on delegations to many of these countries, and he will review the present state of the popular struggles and Washing…

Maureen Clare Murphy (2021-07-13). UN, EU and World Bank back siege on Gaza. electronicintifada.net Regime change is the aim of Israel and its international supporters.

Editor (2021-07-13). Let Cuba live! End the blockade now! workers.org July 12 — Today the capitalist media have turned their focus on anti-government demonstrators in Cuba, which the New York Times claimed to number in the "thousands," in a country of 11 million people. How many thousands, if there were really that many, isn't stated (nor were there any videos . . . |

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-07-13). President Díaz-Canel Speaks with the People in Streets of Cuba & Repudiates Fake News. orinocotribune.com With a tour of the streets of Cuba, President Miguel Díaz-Canel sent a message of gratitude to the revolutionaries who came out to counter the manipulations of the national and international right wing promoting acts of violence. | In this way, the president joined the campaign in defense of peace and sovereignty on the Caribbean island, which has been threatened recently by what he denounced as "counterrevolutionary elements who receive money from US agencies." | Meanwhile, in the mainstream media and on social media networks, the usual suspects tried to disseminate fake news of an alleged mass mobilization agai…

Staff (2021-07-13). Cubans Demand Respect for Sovereignty & Self-Determination With Which They Decided to Build Socialism. orinocotribune.com Cuba demanded that its sovereignty and self-determination be respected, "with which we have decided to build socialism," said the president of the Republic, Miguel Díaz-Canel, during a press conference offered this Monday, July 12, in a joint television and radio broadcast, joined by members of his government, regarding the situation in the country facing a US blockade and destabilization attempts that occurred over the weekend. | "The OAS (Organization of American States) has been empowered and trained to play its role in unconventional warfare. Why hasn't it been concerned about the negative effects of the bloc…

Staff (2021-07-13). End the damn US embargo on Cuba already. therealnews.com This story appeared in Progressives in the U.S. and around the world on Monday demanded the Biden administration lift the U.S. trade embargo on Cuba and hundreds of sanctions on the country after thousands of Cubans protested the country's economic crisis, which has been worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic. | The protests in Havana and s…

Staff (2021-07-13). 'Outside interference' in Cuban affairs is 'unacceptable' & foreign nations should let Havana solve its own issues, Moscow warns. rt.com Any foreign interference in the affairs of Cuba is completely unacceptable, Russia has declared, after the Caribbean country erupted in protest over an ever-worsening economy and the government's handling of the Covid-19 pandemic. | In a comment published on its website, Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokeswoman Maria Zakharova noted that Moscow is "closely following the development of the situation in and around Cuba." | "We consider outside interference in the internal affairs of a sovereign state, and any other destructive actions that would encourage destabilization of the situation on the island, t…

_____ (2021-07-13). Cuban Leader Warns Of US-Backed Opportunists Seeking To Destabilise Country. popularresistance.org Mr Diaz-Canel, who spoke to protesters in the municipality of San Antonio de los Banos, said that US-backed opposition figures are using the situation to destabilise the country. "The protests involve many revolutionary citizens who want an explanation for the current situation in the country, but are also contaminated by groups of opportunists who take advantage of the current crisis to undermine order and generate chaos," he said in a televised address.

President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez (2021-07-13). Cuban President's Statement to the People of Cuba. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-07-13). Cuba sees largest protests in decades as economy deteriorates and COVID-19 pandemic worsens. wsws.org Thousands protested in and near Havana and other cities throughout the country in the largest wave of demonstrations since 1994.

Steve Sweeney (2021-07-13). Cuban leader warns of U.S.-backed opportunists seeking to destabilize country. peoplesworld.org

teleSUR (2021-07-13). AMLO Doubles Down in Defense of Cuba: Blockade Main Cause. telesurenglish.net "No one should be surrounded; they must be fully free; one should not act in this way because it violates human rights and is contrary to universal brotherhood. It is my position that there should be no interference, that the principles of non-intervention, self-determination or peaceful conflict resolution are respected," the head of state, known as AMLO, said.

Staff (2021-07-13). 'Several' suspects in Haiti's presidential assassination were informants for US drug agency, FBI — reports. rt.com The US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) confirmed that at least one of the men arrested for the killing of Haitian President Jovenel Moise was their informant, according to CNN, while several others may have had ties to the FBI. | Moise was gunned down at dawn last Wednesday by attackers who reportedly claimed to be DEA agents raiding his home. Responding to an inquiry by CNN on Monday, the agency officially denied that the attackers were acting on its behalf, but confirmed that "at times, one of the suspects" detained by the Haitian authorities "was a confidential source to the DEA." | JUST IN: Several of the m…

WSWS (2021-07-13). Washington has not ruled out sending troops to Haiti. wsws.org A US security delegation dispatched to Port-au-Prince brought together the three figures claiming to be head of state following the assassination of de facto president Jovenel MoàØse.

teleSUR (2021-07-13). Suspect in President Moise Assassination Was DEA Informant. telesurenglish.net The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) acknowledged that a suspect in the assassination of Haiti's President Jovenel Moise was one of its informants. | RELATED: | "A suspect in the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise has been a classified source for the DEA," the U.S. Agency said. | "After the assassination of President Moise, the suspect contacted his DEA acquaintances. A DEA official in charge of Hait…

teleSUR (2021-07-13). Colombia Denies Meeting Between Duque and Mercenary Recruiter. telesurenglish.net The Colombian government denied that President Ivan Duque had met with Antonio Intriago, a Venezuelan citizen who is the representative of the CTU Security company that recruited the Colombian ex-military men who took part in the assassination of Haiti's President Jovenel Moise. | RELATED: | "The then presidential candidate Ivan Duque did not hold any meeting nor has any link with Antonio Intriago," the Colombian…

Seth Donnelly (2021-07-13). The Assassination of Jovenel Moise: What Next for Haiti? counterpunch.org Today, the people of Haiti are facing down the US-backed dictatorship of the ruling Haitian Tet Kale Party (PHTK) that came to power through the fraudulent election of Michel Martelly in 2010 and maintained its grip on power through the fraudulent election of Jovenel Moise in 2016, what Haitian activists refer to as electoral coup d'etats. Both elections were held under UN occupation and sponsored by the US government. As Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton detoured from her trip to the Middle East at the height of the Arab Spring uprising in Egypt and personally intervened to put Martelly into power. Similarly,…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-07-13). The War against Petrocaribe: Examining U.S. Imperial Geopolitics on the Caribbean Spectrum. libya360.wordpress.com Misión Verdad Map of the Caribbean (Photo: Archive) Professor Jean-Claude Gerlus, in his research "The Effects of the Cold War on U.S.-Haitian Relationsos ", was correct in pointing out that the Caribbean Basin was transformed into an undeclared war zone during that period. Reminiscences continue to be experienced in the region. A few days ago,…

David Swanson (2021-07-13). Talk World Radio: Brian Concannon: Haiti Has Had All the U.S. Help It Can Stand. warisacrime.org Talk World Radio is recorded as audio and video on Riverside.fm. Here is this week's video and all the videos on Youtube. This week on Talk World Radio, we're discussing Haiti with human rights lawyer and activist Brian Concannon. He is Executive Director of Project Blueprint, which promotes a progressive, human rights-based U.S. foreign policy …

Kelley Beaucar Vlahos (2021-07-13). The Miami-Haiti Connection: Another Mercenary, Another Day. globalresearch.ca

Black Alliance for Peace (2021-07-13). Why Human Rights in China and Tigray, but Not in Haiti, Palestine or Colombia? globalresearch.ca

Gideon Polya (2021-07-13). Ongoing Israeli Genocide of Palestinians. dissidentvoice.org The world needs to know the horrendous dimensions of the ongoing Palestinian Genocide, and of the gross Apartheid Israeli maltreatment of 5.2 million Occupied Palestinians and in particular of the 2 million inmates of the blockaded and bombed Gaza Concentration Camp. A numbers-based summary of these ongoing atrocities will strengthen global Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions …

teleSUR (2021-07-13). Peru: JNE Concludes Review of All of Keiko's Vote Contestations. telesurenglish.net The spokesperson of the National Jury of Elections (JNE) of Peru, Luis Alberto Sanchez, announced that this authority resolved this Monday the appeals of nullity and complaints of law presented by the neoliberal candidate Keiko Fujimori (Fuerza Popular) after the second round of the presidential elections, in which she faced the progressive candidate Pedro Castillo (Peru Libre). | In declarations to local media, Sánchez informed that the JNE notified the corresponding Special Electoral Juries (JEE) of this step. Based on this, the spokesman estimated that the winner of the elections could be proclaimed next we…

Mark Gruenberg (2021-07-13). Poor People's Campaign launches civil disobedience actions for voting rights. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—Stepping up its drive to force Congress, and in particular the 50-50 Senate, to pass voting rights legislation, the Poor People's Campaign (PPC) announced July 12 it will launch a month of Moral Mondays, featuring peaceful civil disobedience in D.C. and state capitals, through August 2. The announcement was almost immediately followed by news that …

Martha Grevatt (2021-07-13). Honduras/Director of Berta Cáceres' assassination found guilty. workers.org Roberto David Castillo Mejía, accused by prosecutors of "masterminding" the assassination of beloved Honduran environmentalist and Indigenous leader Berta Cáceres, was found guilty of homicide July 5 by a three-judge panel. Feminist Encampment Viva Berta, set up and maintained during the trial of Roberto David Castillo Mejía, who was found . . . |

Mark Gruenberg, John Wojcik (2021-07-13). Texas Dems stop GOP repression for now by fleeing to D.C. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—The nationwide war over voter repression, pitting the Republican racist right against the rest of us, is heating up. In an historic and dramatic move, more than 50 Texas Democratic state legislators fled Austin for Washington, on July 12 preventing the GOP majority there from having the quorum they needed to pass a vote suppression …

PAI (2021-07-13). Home care workers hit the streets to demand living wages, respect. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—Organized by the Service Employees, notably their Local 32BJ, thousands of home care workers and their allies took to the streets from coast to coast on July 13 to demand living wages and respect on the job. "Workers across the country are coming together. to demand jobs, care, and justice," SEIU posted as the logo …

Ed Rampell (2021-07-13). A man's man: Tinseltown's gay star lives again in 'Taming the Lion'. peoplesworld.org By trade, I'm a full-time film historian/critic who has authored/co-authored four movie history books. I say this because at one point in the new play Taming the Lion Joan Crawford (as depicted by Marie Broderick) tells William Haines (Landon Beatty) he's the top box office movie star on Earth. Yet until I was invited to …

Julian Vigo (2021-07-13). The Lie of the Booming Economy and "Operation Fear" dissidentvoice.org This Spring The Economist published various stories about the impending economic boom and I immediately wanted to know what planet (or drugs) these forecasters were on. Headlines of positive after-effects abound but read through to the end of some of these stories and the economic windfall is not all that the headlines have foretold: "Enjoy the coming boom while it lasts. …

Liberation staff-Ohio (2021-07-13). Ohio activists fight for unemployment benefits, housing for all. liberationnews.org On June 26, members of the Party for Socialism and Liberation from the Miami Valley and Columbus chapters came together outside the Ohio Statehouse to protest the end of Ohio's $300 pandemic unemployment subsidy.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-07-13). In 2020, rise in number of those affected by chronic hunger was more than last 5 years combined. peoplesdispatch.org The report underlines the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and conflicts as the major reasons for rising hunger in the world. It asks countries to increase social spending, end conflicts, and transform agriculture to let people grow what they can eat…

Staff (2021-07-13). Action for Canada — Write a letter to Canadian government: Unconditional release of Khalida Jarrar to attend the funeral of her daughter, Suha Jarrar. samidoun.net Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network is joining with Just Peace Advocates and Al-Haq to call on Canadian government officials to pressure Israeli occupation officials to release Khalida Jarrar immediately: Write to Minister Garneau, Prime Minister Trudeau and UN Ambassador Bob Rae, calling them to work expeditiously to ensure from the Israeli authorities the immediate and unconditional release of Khalida Jarrar, so that she can attend the funeral of and mourn in dignity, her late daughter, Suha Jarrar. Write: actionnetwork.org/letters/write-letter-t…

David Swanson (2021-07-13). How Not to Prevent U.S. Military Suicides. warisacrime.org By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, July 13, 2021 If I were to just read the admirable recent study of U.S. military suicides from the Costs of War Project, my inclination would immediately be to join with President Biden and start proclaiming the war on Afghanistan a success, or with Obama in announcing that the …

The Conversation (2021-07-13). Afghanistan: two decades of Nato help leaves a failed and fractured state on the brink of civil war. juancole.com By Natasha Lindstaedt | — ( The Conversation )- Afghanistan is falling apart. With US and Nato troops leaving the country earlier than planned, experts are warning that the Taliban could take control of the country within six months. Currently the insurgents control the strategically important province of Helmand, and control or contest territory nearly …

Staff (2021-07-13). Khalida Jarrar's letter from Damon Prison on the tragic death of her daughter Suha. samidoun.net Khalida Jarrar, the imprisoned Palestinian feminist, leftist and parliamentarian, a Palestinian national leader and prominent representative of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, issued the statement below from her prison cell in Damon Prison on Tuesday, 13 July, mourning her daughter Suha. Khalida Jarrar was denied early release or even furlough to attend her daughter's funeral by the Israeli occupation. Suha, 30, died tragically of a heart attack on Sunday, 11 July. Hundreds of Palestinians joined in her funeral procession in Ramallah. Letter of Khalida Jarrar from Damon Prison, Haifa, occupied…

Staff (2021-07-13). US sees biggest inflation surge in 30 yrs, with consumer prices rising 5.4%. rt.com The US consumer price index jumped higher than expected in June, rising 5.4% compared to the same time last year. This marks its largest monthly gain since 2008, and the biggest surge in inflation the country has seen in 30 years.

Staff (2021-07-13). Black academic Cornel West hammers 'spiritual rot' of Harvard in fiery resignation letter. rt.com Leftist philosopher Cornel West has decried the "spiritual rot" of Harvard University in a resignation letter to the elite school. West, who has clashed with Harvard before, said race and politics influenced his departure. | "How sad it is to see our beloved Harvard Divinity School in such decline and decay," West wrote in a resignation letter from the Ivy League institution, penned in June but posted to his Twitter account on Tuesday. Continuing to air his grievances at the school, West claimed that the "shadow of Jim Crow" looms over its campus, and slammed the "superficial diversity" apparently embraced by…

Yves Engler (2021-07-13). More Attacks on Palestine Solidarity from Green Party Leadership. dissidentvoice.org Annamie Paul's team have once again smeared Green MPs and party members as anti-Semitic for opposing the dispossessing of Palestinians. These ongoing attacks are part of the Green leader's broader commitment to Canadian imperialism. Last week Paul appointed Richard Zurawski to her shadow cabinet. Three weeks earlier the new party critic for Green Recovery publicly denounced …

_____ (2021-07-13). Climate Breakdown And The Corporate Media. popularresistance.org In today's world, the prospects for human civilisation, never mind the existence of historians in the future, look bleak indeed. According to many leading climate scientists and biologists, the most likely outcome for humanity is the collapse of what is called 'civilisation'. They warn that it may already be too late to change course.

_____ (2021-07-13). Black Power And Anti-Carceral State Infrastructure. popularresistance.org It should not be surprising that last year, mutual aid groups in the United States had to step in where the government has historically failed. Groups like Black Lives Matter Nashville distributed dozens of micro-grants—even as, at the height of the pandemic, federal and state governments drug their feet to help everyday people. As we reel from the pandemic, instead of providing more resources, the Biden administration has pledged to devote more federal spending to police.

_____ (2021-07-13). UN Report Calls for Reparations for Victims of Systemic Racist Police Violence. popularresistance.org Hailing the report as "a victory," the U.S. Human Rights Network (USHRN) issued a statement saying it "reflects the efforts of civil society to educate UN officials about human rights violations and the peoples' solutions … even convening a peoples' commission of inquiry to take on what the UN declined to do last year."

_____ (2021-07-13). Burger King Workers Resign In Protest. popularresistance.org Burger King workers in Lincoln, Nebraska quit en masse when their general manager Rachael Flores gave her notice after months of mistreatment from higher ups. On the way out last week, Flores put up a message that went viral on social media, using the Burger King sign to announce: "We all quit. Sorry for the inconvenience."

_____ (2021-07-13). Pennsylvania Town Battles To Shut Down Toxic Waste-To-Energy Plant. popularresistance.org So-called waste-to-energy plants are the waste management industry's way of describing toxic incinerators that burn trash and leave extremely toxic ash containing dioxin, mercury, arsenic and more. The Covanta incinerator in Chester, Pennsylvania, is the largest one of its kind in the U.S. Chester is a low-income community near Philadelphia, with a population of 33,000 people, 72 percent of whom are African American.

_____ (2021-07-13). The Truth About Plastics And Why We Need To Stop Production Now. popularresistance.org More knowledge is being gained about and more attention is being given to the harm caused to our health and the planet by plastics, from the start of their production to their disposal as waste that doesn't ever go away. Clearing the FOG speaks with Yvette Arellano, the founder and director of Fenceline Watch, an environmental justice organization based in Houston, Texas. Yvette explains that the Gulf Coast is not only the home of the oil and gas industries, but also the plastic industries that use petroleum, and how they impact mostly Vietnamese and Spanish-speaking communities. They describe the global effects…

Tom Foley (2021-07-13). Graphene Sensors Read Low-frequency Neural Waves Associated with Distinct Brain States. globalresearch.ca

Physicians for Social Responsibility (2021-07-13). Physicians Group Uncovers Evidence that 'Forever Chemicals' (PFAS) Have Been Used Extensively in Fracking Unbeknownst to Public. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Thomas Binder (2021-07-13). The Prevailing Corona Nonsense Narrative, Debunked in 10 or 26 Minutes. globalresearch.ca

Renee Parsons (2021-07-13). President Joe Biden Announces Door to Door Pursuit to Inoculate Millions of Americans Within Their Own Homes. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-07-13). NATO Chief Meets with Egyptian, Israeli Foreign Ministers at Alliance Headquarters. globalresearch.ca

Hans Stehling (2021-07-13). Bill to Stop UK Arms Trade with Israel: Britain Risks Charge of Accessory to War Crimes. globalresearch.ca

Barbara Loe Fisher (2021-07-13). Doctors Can Vaccinate Kids in DC Without Parental Knowledge. globalresearch.ca

GNAWNPIS (2021-07-13). The War Economy Must End. Where Do These Aegis Naval Destroyers Go? globalresearch.ca

Jacob Hornberger (2021-07-13). The Danger NATO Poses to Americans. counterpunch.org Imagine a massive nuclear exchange between the United States and China. That obviously would not be a pretty sight for the people of either nation. As the mushroom clouds arose over both nations, imagine thinking to yourself: "All this because of a socialist road." According to an article in the London Daily Mail, the governments

George Wuerthner (2021-07-13). Breach of Faith on the Bridger-Teton: Forest Service Expands Grazing on Abandoned Allotments in the Upper Green River. counterpunch.org In a breach of trust and faith, the Bridger Teton National Forest (BTNF) proposes to stock 30,577 acres with cattle in the Elk Ridge area of the Gros Ventre Range, including the upper Tosi Creek, Lime Creek, Rock Creek, and Klondike Creek drainages. Approximately 44% of the site is within the Gros Ventre Wilderness. These

Dean Baker (2021-07-13). Coming to Grips With Inflation Fears. counterpunch.org There have been many warnings, most notably from former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers, that President Biden's robust recovery package would lead to spiraling inflation. I have written several times that I don't think the inflation hawks are right, but their warnings deserve to be taken seriously. The most recent evidence supports the view that, for

Josh Frank (2021-07-13). Courtney Barnett — Rae Street. counterpunch.org

Paul Street (2021-07-13). Imagine a Nation Like This. counterpunch.org Imagine a nation so reactionary and racist that "Black Lives Matter" is considered a "radical slogan" inside its borders. Imagine a nation so economically unequal that its top one-thousandth has more wealth than its bottom 90 percent. Imagine a nation so racially unequal that the median household wealth of its Black households is equal to

Kevin Martin (2021-07-13). Peace on the Korean Peninsula Needs to Be a Priority. counterpunch.org President Joe Biden deserves credit for successfully re-engaging in international diplomacy. Extending the New START nuclear arms control agreement with Russia, rejoining the Paris Climate Accord, World Health Organization and UN Human Rights Council, and especially (hopefully soon) getting the U.S. back into the Iran anti-nuclear deal are significant achievements. Policy experts, grassroots organizations and

Andrew Moss (2021-07-13). Taking a Wrong Turn on Immigration Detention. counterpunch.org Last month, attorneys from the Department of Justice joined with counsel for the private prison corporation, the GEO Group, to present oral arguments supporting private immigration detention in California. Speaking before judges of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the attorneys appealed an earlier U.S. District Court ruling that largely upheld a 2019 California law

Patrick Cockburn (2021-07-13). The Forever War in Afghanistan is Far From Over. counterpunch.org Over the last week, I have been watching the Taliban sweep across the map of northern Afghanistan, capturing places that I first visited in 2001 at the beginning of the US-backed war. Taliban fighters have seized the main bridge to Tajikistan on the Amu Darya, a river that I crossed on an unwieldy raft a few months into the conflict.

WSWS (2021-07-13). Australia: Meeting at Newcastle University lays bare union's refusal to fight job cuts. wsws.org A call by a member of the International Youth and Students for Social Equality, for the rejection of enterprise bargaining, provoked an anxious response by National Tertiary Education Union representatives.

WSWS (2021-07-13). Death toll in Surfside, Florida condo tower collapse rises to 94. wsws.org Recovery teams working around the clock found four more victims overnight on Sunday, bringing the total confirmed killed in last month's devastating collapse to 94.

WSWS (2021-07-13). Auschwitz survivor and fighter against fascism Esther Bejarano has died. wsws.org With her inexhaustible verve, determination, and joie de vivre, Esther Bejarano is and will remain an inspiration in the struggles to come.

WSWS (2021-07-13). UK government refuses to reveal details of its support for the Saudi war machine. wsws.org The venal Saudi monarchy serves as a crucial custodian of Britain's geostrategic interests in the energy-rich region and a key partner in Washington and London's anti-Iranian axis.

WSWS (2021-07-13). Strike by Cook County and Chicago workers in danger of another SEIU sellout. wsws.org The two-week strike by 2,500 Cook County government workers is a direct conflict with the Democratic Party and its allies in the Service Employees International Union (SEIU).

WSWS (2021-07-13). Autoworkers voice support for Volvo strikers, oppose company-UAW strikebreaking: "All autoworkers should be on strike to support them" wsws.org Autoworkers in Detroit and Chicago responded with outrage upon learning of the union's attempt to shut down the five-week strike at Volvo Trucks in Dublin, Virginia.

WSWS (2021-07-13). Tennessee workers at military research facility continue strike for health and safety. wsws.org Approximately 670 skilled workers at Arnold Engineering and Development Complex (AEDC) in Tullahoma, Tennessee, voted overwhelmingly Friday to reject a new contract proposal, choosing instead to continue a strike that began on July 2.

WSWS (2021-07-13). The CPAC conference and the fascist transformation of Trump's Republican Party. wsws.org Donald Trump is consolidating power over the Republican Party, transforming it from a conservative bourgeois party into a fascist party with a personalist leader and a paramilitary wing.

WSWS (2021-07-13). Washington and Oregon plan to fully reopen schools this fall as Delta variant spreads. wsws.org The push to fully reopen schools coincides with the CDC's issuance of new guidelines that further relax already inadequate safety measures intended to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 on school campuses.

WSWS (2021-07-13). Beijing mounts a diplomatic counteroffensive against Washington's aggressive stance. wsws.org The central thrust of Chinese President Xi's address to a global online gathering of 500 political parties was a barely concealed criticism of the hegemonic role of American imperialism.

WSWS (2021-07-13). UK Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee holds online forum as Johnson government lifts all safety restrictions. wsws.org "A government that claims to be acting in the interests of children is allowed to oversee the deaths and suffering of young children, with no challenge from what passes as the official organisations of the working class."

WSWS (2021-07-13). Workers Struggles: The Americas. wsws.org Nurses strikes loom in Canada, Dominican Republic; Miners continue strike in Mexico; and Health workers to begin strike in Bolivia…

WSWS (2021-07-13). Amid warnings of 4,800 daily hospitalisations: UK prime minister Johnson green lights July 19 lifting of all COVID-19 restrictions. wsws.org What is being enforced is an upscaling of the social murder carried out by the Conservative government, which already taken the lives of over 152,000 people.

WSWS (2021-07-13). New York City flooding exposes failing infrastructure. wsws.org A few powerful thunderstorms left hundreds of motorists stranded and created dangerous conditions in the mass transit system.

WSWS (2021-07-13). Who is Volvo Group Chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg? wsws.org From covering up the BP oil spill to mass layoffs at the electronics giant Ericsson, Svanberg is an enemy of the working class.

WSWS (2021-07-13). Jacobin whitewashes union sell-out at Australian General Mills factory. wsws.org The pseudo-left magazine's coverage of a small strike in Sydney demonstrates that developments in the Australian class struggle are being closely followed by the union bureaucracy and the Democratic Party in the US.

WSWS (2021-07-13). Volvo Trucks workers denounce UAW officials, call for decisive rejection in contract revote. wsws.org Hundreds of angry workers flooded the United Auto Workers Local 2069 union hall early Monday morning to confront UAW officials who agreed to hold a revote on a tentative agreement that nearly two-thirds of the workforce rejected.

WSWS (2021-07-13). Strike by Cook County and Chicago workers strike in danger of another SEIU sellout. wsws.org The two-week strike by 2,500 Cook County government workers is a direct conflict with the Democratic Party and its allies in the Service Employees International Union (SEIU).

WSWS (2021-07-13). Australian epidemiologists call for tougher restrictions as NSW government admits Sydney COVID crisis is "out of control" wsws.org Ministers are admitting the inadequacy of their earlier policies, even as they resist expert calls for retail and workplace shutdowns as the only means of curbing Sydney's coronavirus outbreak.

WSWS (2021-07-13). Educators angered over scrapping of COVID-19 mitigation measures in schools. wsws.org Teachers have voiced outrage over the CDC's reckless repudiation of safety measures, which by contrast has been championed by the corporate media, the teachers unions and the political establishment.

teleSUR (2021-07-13). Bolsonaro Signs Bill To Privatize Electrobras. telesurenglish.net Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro signed on Tuesday a bill that advances the privatization of the electricity company Electrobras, which produces 30 percent of the country ¥s power. | RELATED: | The bill, passed by the Senate on June 17, opens the company's shares to private capital by diluting the state's 61 percent stake. The government hopes to acquire $4.95 billion from the share sale, but it will keep a golden share to vet…

teleSUR (2021-07-13). 45 South Africans Die in Wave of Mass Looting and Violence. telesurenglish.net South African authorities confirmed that 45 people were killed and 757 arrested because of violent riots in several parts of the country over the past few days. | RELATED: | The spate of mass looting and indiscriminate vandalism began Friday following the jailing of former President Jacob Zuma. To counter the incidents, authorities have deployed 2,500 soldiers to the streets so far. The most serious incidents occurred…

teleSUR (2021-07-13). China Kicks Off Lunar Sample Study Programs. telesurenglish.net On Monday, China delivered 17 grams of lunar samples brought back by the Chang'e-5 probe to 13 institutions, which applied for research programs to the Lunar Exploration and Space Program Center of the China National Space Administration (CNSA). | RELATED: | "This is the first batch of lunar samples delivered to research institutions. More samples will be released and delivered in the future as planned," said the CNSA Director Liu…

teleSUR (2021-07-13). US Budget Deficit Soars to 2.24 Trln USD. telesurenglish.net The U.S. budget deficit soared to 2.24 trillion U.S. dollars during the first nine months of fiscal year 2021, which ends on Sept. 30, the U.S. Treasury Department reported on Tuesday. | RELATED: | Federal revenue for the nine-month period ending in June rose to 3.05 trillion dollars, while total outlays rose to 5.29 trillion dollars, driven by payments for jobless benefits and COVID-19 relief programs, according to the d…

teleSUR (2021-07-13). 'Colombia Has Become a Regional Threat', Venezuela Warns. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, Venezuela's Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino denounced that the tolerance of Colombian governments towards paramilitaries, drug traffickers, and mercenaries has generated a serious security problem in Latin America. | RELATED: | "Colombia has become a threat to Venezuela and the region," he said at a swearing-in ceremony for eight new commanders of the Strategic Regions of Integral Defense (REDI). | These sta…

teleSUR (2021-07-13). The Pandemic Will Prevent Ending Famine by 2030 Year. telesurenglish.net The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimates that 10 percent of the world's population is undernourished as a result of the multidimensional impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. | RELATED: | The increase in undernourishment varies between regions. While 21 percent of the African population suffered from famine, 9 percent of Latin Americans and Asians experienced the problem. | Due to the current…

teleSUR (2021-07-13). Argentina Denounces Macri's Participation in 2019 Bolivian Coup. telesurenglish.net On Monday, Argentina's government denounced ex-President Mauricio Macri (2015-2019) for the irregular shipment to Bolivia of weapons and ammunition to repress social protests after the 2019 coup d'etat against Evo Morales. | RELATED: | Macri made available to Jeanine Añez's regime at least 40,000 AT 12/70 cartridges and 150 grenades. To this purpose, his administration violated the quantities and destination of the items declared in the cu…

teleSUR (2021-07-13). Colombia Seeks To Hide the Traces of the Violence It Generates. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, Venezuela's National Assembly President Jorge Rodriguez denounced the existence of a media campaign that President Ivan Duque is spreading internationally to hide the participation of Colombian mercenaries and drug traffickers in the destabilization of Latin American governments. | RELATED: | "All violent actions have their epicenter in the Duque administration and its paramilitarism, which has become the new Colombi…

Editor (2021-07-13). North America's heatwave hell. mronline.org As temperature records were smashed all up and down the Pacific coast in the last week of June, reports emerged of rolling blackouts, buckling roads, damaged wires and newly sparked wildfires. | July 13, 2021…

Editor (2021-07-13). The new 'Republic of Fear'. mronline.org The Indian state today seems to proclaim that everything in the country is in danger—whether it is religion, culture, communal harmony or public peace and tranquillity. | July 13, 2021 | Newswire…

Alan MacLeod (2021-07-13). "Unchallenged Orientalism": Why Liberals suddenly love the lab leak theory. mronline.org The lab leak theory bears a striking resemblance to the WMD hoax of 2002, not only in the fact that one of its key players is literally the same journalist using potentially the same anonymous sources, but also in the bipartisan political and media support it enjoys. | July 13, 2021…

Binoy Kampmark (2021-07-13). Australia's Hermit Nation Strategy Unravels. dissidentvoice.org Australia, like other island states, has had spells of isolationist fancy and hermit dispositions. Protected by geography, distant and vast, the country's first bit of legislation in 1901 was the Immigration Restriction Act. This nasty little statute came to be colloquially known as the White Australia Policy. Doors would remain open to Europeans and preferably …

Medea Benjamin (2021-07-13). The Afghan War Is Over, So What About Iraq and Iran? progressive.org It's time for President Biden to realize that the United States should stop invading and attacking other countries.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-07-13). Egypt's parliament passes law to dismiss government employees with alleged links to terrorist groups. peoplesdispatch.org Along with being fired, the employees in question will also be subject to asset freeze and a 60-day travel ban. The parliament also extended the country's state of emergency, in place since 2017, for another three months starting July 24…

Abbasi J. (2021-07-13). Artificial Intelligence in COVID-19 Imaging Mismatched to the Clinic. jamanetwork.com A systematic review of studies on artificial intelligence (AI)—aided lung imaging for COVID-19 revealed a mismatch between what developers focus on and what clinicians need.

jamanetwork (2021-07-13). Live Wire Mind, Nuxated Victory. jamanetwork.com

Ruwaida Amer (2021-07-13). Older people "escape death" at Israel's hands. electronicintifada.net Residents of al-Wafa nursing home were especially vulnerable during the May attack.

Gee RE, Shulkin D, Romm I. (2021-07-13). Viewpoint on Comprehensive Medicaid Reform—Reply. jamanetwork.com In Reply In response to our Viewpoint on Medicaid reform, Dr Gabow discusses the need to establish and standardize eligibility criteria and benefits for beneficiaries in the Medicaid program. We agree that the current variation across US states results in unequal access and services. As Gabow points out, the federal government currently specifies core requirements of the Medicaid program as a condition of receiving funding. States have broad flexibility regarding eligibility and benefits and other aspects of their programs. We believe that these core Medicaid requirements should be strengthened and eligibility sy…

Fischer CP, Bilimoria KY, Ghaferi AA. (2021-07-13). Rapid Response Teams as a Patient Safety Practice for Failure to Rescue. jamanetwork.com This JAMA Performance Improvement article summarizes the AHRQ guideline on rapid response teams in its health care safety series, including whether rapid response teams decrease mortality or rates of cardiac arrest, if their use improves patient outcomes, and what barriers hinder their success in the hospital setting.

Abbasi J. (2021-07-13). Potential New Blood Biomarker for Myocarditis Detection. jamanetwork.com Myocarditis—heart muscle inflammation—can masquerade as a heart attack. A diagnosis usually requires cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging, which may not always be available, and gold-standard endomyocardial biopsies are invasive. Now, researchers have discovered a potential plasma biomarker for the task.

Taft TH, Keszthelyi D, Van Oudenhove L. (2021-07-13). A Review of Irritable Bowel Syndrome. jamanetwork.com To the Editor In the recent Review on diagnosis and treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Dr Camilleri stated: "Overall, evidence so far does not show psychological therapies to be effective in relieving symptoms of IBS." Camilleri also suggested that psychological treatments may be beneficial only in patients with comorbid psychological symptoms. We believe neither statement is supported by the available evidence.

Kho KA, Chen JS, Halvorson LM. (2021-07-13). Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of Adenomyosis. jamanetwork.com This JAMA Insights Clinical Update summarizes and provides a suggested treatment algorithm for the diagnosis and management of adenomyosis.

teleSUR, jdo, JCM (2021-07-13). Hallan sin vida a desaparecidos durante protestas en Colombia. telesurtv.net Duván Felipe Barros Gómez y Alquimedez Santana se reportaron desaparecidos desde hace más de un mes.

Patel AK, Balasanova AA. (2021-07-13). Patient Information: Unhealthy Alcohol Use. jamanetwork.com This JAMA Patient Page defines risky alcohol use and alcohol use disorder, and describes their adverse health effects.

Marlee Kokotovic (2021-07-13). Documents reveal EPA approved toxic chemicals for fracking in 2011. nationofchange.org "It's very disturbing to see the extent to which critical information about these chemicals is shielded from public view."

Peoples Dispatch (2021-07-13). Bangladesh factory owner among 8 detained on charge of murder after 52 workers die in fire. peoplesdispatch.org At least eight people have been detained by the Bangladeshi police under murder charges in connection with factory fire that broke out in a food processing factory in Rupganj. 52 people were killed in the incident…

Ali Abunimah (2021-07-13). Israel denies Khalida Jarrar a final farewell to daughter. electronicintifada.net Suha Jarrar, who died unexpectedly, praised as innovative human rights defender.

Juan Cole (2021-07-13). Palestinians appeal to the UN Security Council over further Israeli Land Theft, Squatter Settlement at Palestinian Beita. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — The Israeli newspaper Arab 48 reports that the government of Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has agreed with Israeli squatter organizations on the Palestinian West bank to clear roughly 25 acres of land in the Palestinian-owned Jabal Sbeih hilltop area of the town of Beita between Ramallah and Nablus. The government …

ecns.cn (2021-07-13). China slams Washington's genocide claim as the 'biggest lie of the century'. ecns.cn China said on Tuesday that the Biden administration's report renewing genocide allegations against China in Xinjiang is the "biggest lie of the century."

Gabow PA. (2021-07-13). Viewpoint on Comprehensive Medicaid Reform. jamanetwork.com To the Editor The recent Viewpoint by Dr Gee and colleagues addressed 5 components that would improve Medicaid's administration and patient outcomes. However, 1 important aspect omitted from this article is the national standardization and uniformity of eligibility and benefits.

Ashley Curtin (2021-07-13). Biden administration protects endangered Pacific humpback whales. nationofchange.org The rule will protect two endangered and one threatened whale populations totaling 116,098 square nautical miles of habitat protection.

teleSUR, jdo, NG (2021-07-13). Justicia de Bolivia extiende prisión preventiva a Jeanine àÅñez. telesurtv.net La expresidenta facto es investigada por su participación en el golpe de Estado perpetrado en esa nación en noviembre de 2019.

Moderator (2021-07-13). The Chinese Missile Crisis of 2026. scheerpost.com U.S. Pacific Fleet / CC BY-NC 2.0] By Michael Klare / TomDispatch It's the summer of 2026, five years after the Biden administration identified the People's Republic of China as the principal threat to U.S. security and Congress passed a raft of laws mandating a society-wide mobilization to ensure permanent U.S. domination of the Asia-Pacific region. Although major armed conflict between the… |

Kuehn BM. (2021-07-13). Fewer COVID-19 Cases in Schools With Masks and Improved Ventilation. jamanetwork.com Requiring teachers and staff to wear masks and improving ventilation are essential to minimizing the spread of COVID-19 in schools, according to a survey of Georgia schools that reopened for in-person learning in 2020.

Jennifer Barckley (2021-07-13). The myth that meat is essential for human health could harm us all. nationofchange.org Americans eat more meat per capita than any other country, even though meat consumption is linked to heart disease, diabetes and cancer.

Tom Engelhardt (2021-07-13). Tomgram: Michael Klare, An All-American Path to War? warisacrime.org This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here. The single scariest night of my life may have been on October 22, 1962, when I thought that all the duck-and-cover moments of my childhood were coming home to roost. President John F. Kennedy appeared on national television …

Singal AK, Mathurin P. (2021-07-13). Diagnosis and Treatment of Alcohol-Associated Liver Disease. jamanetwork.com This narrative review provides an update on the diagnosis and treatment of alcohol-associated liver disease, including clinical presentation, screening for alcohol use disorder, medical treatment, other treatments, and liver transplant.

Kristin Henderson (2021-07-13). Let's Get Rid of the Police. progressive.org In addition to physical violence perpetrated by police officers against Black and brown people, constant police presence in these neighborhoods inflicts psychological violence.

ecns.cn (2021-07-13). China urges relevant Western countries to tackle racial discrimination. ecns.cn

Peoples Dispatch (2021-07-13). Pro-European party wins Moldovan elections, communists re-enter parliament. peoplesdispatch.org After two years of political instability and crisis, Moldovans voted in a snap parliamentary election on Sunday, July 11, where the pro-European Action and Solidarity Party (PAS) led by Igor Grosu won a majority and is set to form the new government…

Kuehn BM. (2021-07-13). CDC Recommends Self-injected Contraceptive Option. jamanetwork.com Women should have the option to use an injectable progestin-only contraceptive that they can administer themselves, the CDC has recommended.

ecns.cn (2021-07-13). France fines Google over news copyright. ecns.cn France on Tuesday fined Google 500 million euros (592 million U.S. dollars) for failing to offer a fair deal to local media companies for hosting their news content.

Fang CJ, Lester BW, Hollenbeck BL. (2021-07-13). Postoperative Skin Lesion After Knee Replacement. jamanetwork.com A 71-year-old woman presented 8 weeks after total knee arthroplasty with a 1-week history of scattered tense, pruritic bullae around the incision site but no surrounding erythema or edema. She was afebrile and had no known allergies; the pruritus and bullae remained unchanged after a course of oral cephalexin and prednisone. What is the diagnosis and what would you do next?

Peoples Dispatch (2021-07-13). Volvo Trucks workers in US face uncertainty as company unilaterally imposes deal. peoplesdispatch.org Despite the third tentative agreement proposed by Volvo Trucks North America being rejected by the workers in a vote last week, the company has declared that it will unilaterally impose the deal effective on Monday…

Termini KA. (2021-07-13). My Lie by Omission—Turn on the Light of Mental Health. jamanetwork.com In this narrative medicine essay, a psychiatric resident who survived a suicide attempt at 16 years old aims to break the stigma against patients and peers with mental and emotional illness by sharing her story.

Camilleri M. (2021-07-13). A Review of Irritable Bowel Syndrome—Reply. jamanetwork.com In Reply In their letter about my Review of the diagnosis and treatment of IBS, the citation by Dr Taft and colleagues of the systematic review endorsed by the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) omits the summary statement: "Various psychological therapies appear to be effective in IBS, but the interpretation of many studies is hampered by the absence of a true sham control which is, admittedly, difficult to construct for these particular interventions." Their letter also did not mention that the ACG recommendation's evidence for "some psychological therapies for overall symptom improvement in IBS patient…

John Buell (2021-07-13). Why we need a Debt Jubilee for Renters as the Covid eviction Moratorium expires. juancole.com Southwest Harbor, Maine (Special to Informed Comment) — What is going to happen when the eviction protections now scheduled to expire at the end of July finally do so? The rental deficits hanging over some tenants' heads are so extreme that default is virtually inevitable, and the numbers affected so many that rental debt is …

Moderator (2021-07-13). The Military Wasn't a Way Out of Poverty For Me. scheerpost.com Morning Calm Weekly Newspaper Installation Management Command, U.S. Army / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0] By T.J. Thompson | Other Words I grew up on the edge of the Great Dismal Swamp in southern Virginia. We lived in a sewage-ravaged, bug-infested trailer park. I didn't realize we were poor at first — I thought that's just how things were. But it was a difficult place to grow up, and as I got older…

, Brown E, Schutze M, et al. (2021-07-13). Use of Medications for Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Among US Medicaid Enrollees in 11 States, 2014-2018. jamanetwork.com This exploratory study examines changes in quality of care and use of medications to treat opioid use disorder from 2014 through 2018 among Medicaid patients in 11 states.

Kearney RS, Ji C, Warwick J, et al. (2021-07-13). Effect of Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection vs Sham Injection on Tendon Dysfunction. jamanetwork.com This randomized clinical trial compares the efficacy of a single injection of intratendinous platelet-rich plasma vs injection with a subcutaneous dry needle (sham) from baseline until 6-month follow-up in adult patients with chronic midportion Achilles tendinopathy.

Abbasi J. (2021-07-13). Optogenetics Restores Partial Vision in a Patient With Blindness. jamanetwork.com A recent case report in Nature Medicine described a man with long-term blindness in whom experimental optogenetic treatment restored partial vision. The approach uses light pulses to control cells that have been genetically modified to respond to the stimulation.

Selvaratnam R, Wallace E, Wolfe R, et al. (2021-07-13). Association Between Iatrogenic Delivery for Suspected Fetal Growth Restriction and Childhood School Outcomes. jamanetwork.com This retrospective whole-population cohort study explores the association between warranted and unwarranted iatrogenic delivery for suspected fetal growth restriction and childhood school outcomes among children in Victoria, Australia.

sputniknews (2021-07-13). China-Russia-N.Korea Ties Reinforced on Equal Footing, Experts Believe. sputniknews.com China and its two neighbors with significant relations – Russia and North Korea – have been strengthening their ties recently, as Chinese analysts said that ties among China, Russia and North Korea are totally different in nature from the US-Japan-South Korea alliance.

Silver RM, Blue NR. (2021-07-13). Delivery Before 39 Weeks' Gestation for Suspected Fetal Growth Restriction. jamanetwork.com In this issue of JAMA, Selvaratnam and colleagues use an innovative approach to show that iatrogenic delivery (defined as early induction of labor or cesarean delivery prior to labor) for suspected fetal growth restriction (FGR) may be associated with relatively poorer school outcomes. In the birth population of 705‚ÄØ937 infants born at 32 weeks' gestation or greater in Victoria, Australia, between 2003 and 2013, infants who were severely small for gestational age (SGA) (birth weight <3rd percentile) and who were iatrogenically delivered for suspected FGR, compared with infants with severe SGA...

Binoy Kampmark (2021-07-13). Sydney Mockdown: The Delta Variant Strikes. counterpunch.org "Dear customers, if you are standing there reading this sign you are part of the problem. STAY THE FUCK HOME! Best, Sydney." — Note on store front, Sydney, Twitter, July 10, 2021 It is proving to be an unfolding nightmare. For a government that had been beaming with pride at their COVID contract tracing for

John R. Hall (2021-07-13). They Live but "It" Doesn't. dissidentvoice.org Two years ago I considered myself a communist, or a fucking commie as I would say now. I believed that communism must be the answer to all the evils of capitalism, for what other options were possible? An online commie rag seduced and groomed me with praise, and I became a senior contributing editor at …

Moderator (2021-07-13). Sen. Manchin's Energy Bill Draws Fire From Climate Justice Advocates. scheerpost.com energy.senate.gov) By Kenny Stancil / Common Dreams Public and environmental health advocates on Tuesday denounced Sen. Joe Manchin's Energy Infrastructure Act of 2021, calling the bill, which proposes spending 70 times more on fossil fuels than renewables, a "kick in the gut to climate justice." Friends of the Earth examined the 495-page bill, a draft (pdf) of which was introduced late last month… |

_____ (2021-07-13). The Dollar's Final Crash Down a Golden Matterhorn. strategic-culture.org By Egon von GREYERZ | Was Richard Nixon a real gold friend who understood the futility of tying a weakening dollar to gold which is the only currency that has survived in history? | So was Nixon actually the instigator of the movement to FreeGold? | I doubt it. He was just another desperate leader who was running out of real money and needed to create unlimited amounts of fiat money. Although his fatal decision to close the gold window was clearly the beginning of the end of the current monetary system. | But although the decision was fatal, Nixon was clearly not personally responsible. What the world saw in Augu…

_____ (2021-07-13). Renaming the Past to Cancel Thomas Jefferson, Rapist and Slave Owner. strategic-culture.org George Mason was a Founding Father, a delegate to the Constitutional Convention, and author of the Virginia Declaration of Rights, the basis for the full Bill of Rights. Nearby George Mason University is still named after him, but the city of Falls Church is stripping his name from its schools because in addition to all he did to create the United States, he was a slaveholder.

Prensa Latina (2021-07-13). Cuba en el guión fabricado de las redes sociales. peoplesworld.org La Habana, 12 jul (Prensa Latina) Laboratorios mediáticos, noticias fabricadas y publicaciones que incitan al caos desde el exterior inundan hoy el entorno sobre Cuba en redes sociales para la promoción de una 'intervención humanitaria' con el manual de golpes blandos. En una comparecencia especial, el presidente Miguel Díaz-Canel llamó a enfrentar las provocaciones, al …

teleSUR (2021-07-13). Cuba: Ministry of Interior Reports on Vandalism in La Gàºinera. telesurenglish.net In the afternoon hours of yesterday, July 12, 2021, organized groups of anti-social and criminal elements in the popular council Gàºinera, municipality of Arroyo Naranjo, disturbed the order and tried to go towards the National Revolutionary Police Station of the territory, intending to attack its personnel and damage the installation. | RELATED: | The demonstrators, on their way, were intercepted by forces of th…

teleSUR, JCM (2021-07-13). Cuba denuncia hipocresía y cinismo de Biden respecto a la isla. telesurtv.net Bruno Rodríguez respondió así a las más recientes declaraciones sobre Cuba del mandatario estadounidense.

Staff (2021-07-13). Denuncia canciller cubano campaña de desestabilización contra Cuba (+ Video). cubadebate.cu "Es sabido que el Gobierno de Estados Unidos identificó el impacto del virus y la pandemia como una oportunidad para reforzar el bloqueo con motivaciones políticas y aplicar lo que llamó medidas de máxima presión para reforzar la agresión a nuestro país. "Ha sido un intento deliberado, cruel, oportunista de aprovechar las condiciones de una pandemia para intentar estrangular nuestra economía", denunció Rodríguez Parrilla.

Staff (2021-07-13). Ahora la urgencia es la Patria. cubadebate.cu Busquemos urgente en cada página de nuestra historia, para recordar que detrás de la Revolución, detrás y debajo, en cada horcón que la sostiene, hay mucha sangre de mártir joven, y de toda edad. Como decía Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, para arrebatar a millones una Revolución tan valiosa y costosa, habrá que pasar por sobre el cadáver de millones.

Staff (2021-07-13). Cuba presentará en la ONU informe sobre implementación de la Agenda 2030. cubadebate.cu En cumplimiento de sus responsabilidades y compromisos internacionales Cuba presentará este martes, en el Foro Político de Alto Nivel sobre Desarrollo Sostenible de la ONU, su primer informe nacional voluntario sobre la implementación de la Agenda 2030. Serán expuestos de manera virtual los resultados, acciones y desafíos de ese programa.

Staff (2021-07-13). Destacamento sanitario reforzará lucha en Ciego de àÅvila contra la COVID-19. cubadebate.cu Este martes comenzará a llegar a Ciego de àÅvila un destacamento sanitario compuesto por personal médico y de enfermería para reforzar en esta provincia la lucha contra la COVID-19. En reunión del Grupo temporal de trabajo, José Ramón Machado Ventura, llamó a extremar las medidas en el tratamiento a los contagiados.

Staff (2021-07-13). Canciller cubano rechaza postura de presidente de Brasil. cubadebate.cu Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, ministro de Relaciones Exteriores de Cuba, rechazó la postura del presidente de Brasil Jair Bolsonaro, quien realizó valoraciones en la red social Twitter sobre la supuesta situación en la mayor de las Antillas. Bolsonaro publicó la víspera un mensaje en el que supuestamente ofrecía todo el apoyo y solidaridad al pueblo cubano.

Staff (2021-07-13). Definen en Cienfuegos prioridades ante la COVID-19. cubadebate.cu Crear nuevas capacidades y mejorar la atención institucional de los casos, tanto en la hospitalización como en el aislamiento, deviene prioridad del trabajo intersectorial en Cienfuegos en medio de una compleja situación epidemiológica provocada por la COVID-19. La provincia inicia el período con 1 518 casos activos; de ellos 266 niños.

Staff (2021-07-13). El tiempo: Chubascos y tormentas eléctricas en la región occidental. cubadebate.cu Amanecerá parcialmente nublado en la mitad oriental del país, con poca nubosidad en el resto. Desde el final de la mañana se nublará en localidades del interior y la costa norte occidental con algunos chubascos y tormentas eléctricas, que se extenderán al resto de la región occidental y hacia el interior y sur del centro.

Staff (2021-07-13). Todo intento por perturbar la tranquilidad en Pinar del Río encontrará la respuesta del pueblo. cubadebate.cu Todo intento por perturbar la tranquilidad que siempre ha primado en Cuba encontrará una respuesta del pueblo revolucionario en las calles, idea impulsora de la concentración de un centenar de pinareños en el parque de la Independencia, de la ciudad capital de ese territorio. El reclamo sigue siendo exigir el cese del genocida bloqueo.

Luis Manuel Arce Isaac (2021-07-13). Cuba y la compleja situación creada por EE.UU. globalizacion.ca El domingo 11 de julio fue un festival mediático contra Cuba. La prensa de Estados Unidos y las redes sociales controladas por ellos presentaron los conatos de presuntas protestas en San Antonio de los Baños y algunas otras localidades como…

Staff (2021-07-13). Diario estadounidense critica plan para desestabilizar a Cuba. cubadebate.cu La campaña de desestabilización contra Cuba forma parte de un plan orquestado por las fuerzas más reaccionarias y ultraderechistas de Estados Unidos, aseveró este martes el diario Latinoamericano. Señala la publicación que desde hace unas semanas se articula la campaña SOS Cuba que pretende ayudar a los cubanos a enfrentar la COVID-19.

Staff (2021-07-13). Del mundo para Matanzas: Médicos de la Henry Reeve. cubadebate.cu En la noche de este lunes, arribaron a la ciudad de Matanzas 182 nuevos profesionales de la salud que se sumarán a la lucha que libra este territorio contra la Covid-19.De ellos, 103 se encontraban cumpliendo colaboración médica en la República Bolivariana de Venezuela, mientras que los otros 79 lo hacían en Azerbaiyán, como parte del contingente internacionalista Henry Reeve.

Atilio A. Boron (2021-07-13). Cuba, el bloqueo y la crisis. globalizacion.ca Washington cree que ha llegado el momento de intensificar sus ataques a cuanto gobierno díscolo ante sus órdenes existe en la región. En los últimos días hemos visto el sospechoso asesinato del presidente de Haití, con un modus operandi que…

Staff (2021-07-13). Devuelven libro que había sido tomado prestado de una biblioteca hace 300 años. cubadebate.cu El personal de la catedral de Sheffield (Reino Unido) recibió de vuelta un libro que, aparentemente, fue retirado de la biblioteca del templo hace más de 300 años. El volumen llegó en un paquete por correo de primera clase junto a una nota escrita por una mujer de Gales que explicaba que lo había encontrado entre las pertenencias de su abuela fallecida.

Staff (2021-07-13). Raúl participa en reunión del Buró Político. cubadebate.cu En el día de ayer, el Buró Político del Comité Central del Partido Comunista de Cuba sostuvo una reunión presidida por el compañero Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, primer secretario del Comité Central y presidente de la República, la cual contó con la participación del General de Ejército Raúl Castro Ruz.

Staff (2021-07-13). China apoya a Cuba y rechaza injerencia de E.E U.U en temas internos. cubadebate.cu China confirmó este martes su firme apoyo a Cuba en la protección de la estabilidad social, rechazó cualquier acto injerencista en sus asuntos internos y exigió a Estados Unidos levantar ya el bloqueo económico, comercial y financiero. Zhao Lijian, vocero del Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores, aseguró que su Gobierno respalda a la isla.

Staff (2021-07-13). Cuba reporta 5 613 nuevos casos positivos a la COVID-19, 3 662 altas y 29 fallecidos ( +Video). cubadebate.cu Al cierre de este lunes 12 de julio, Cuba confirmó 5 613 nuevos casos positivos a la COVID-19 y 29 fallecidos, según el parte diario publicado por el Ministerio de Salud Pública (Minsap). En la jornada se dieron 3 662 altas, una cifra por debajo de los contagios. El llamado de las autoridades es a continuar extremando las medidas.

Staff (2021-07-13). Hoy en la Mesa Redonda: Segunda parte de la comparecencia especial del presidente y miembros del gobierno. mesaredonda.cubadebate.cu La Mesa Redonda transmitirá hoy los análisis que sobre la situación epidemiológica del país, las nuevas cepas y la obtención de las vacunas cubanas hicieran ayer el Primer Secretario del Partido y Presidente de la República Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, el Ministro de Salud Pública y la Directora General del CIGB.

Staff (2021-07-13). CTC condena manifestaciones de desorden en ciudades cubanas. cubadebate.cu La CTC rechazó las protestas ocurridas en varias ciudades cubanas como parte de la campaña mediática que se trata de imponer para deslegitimar al Gobierno. El movimiento sindical expresa su apoyo incondicional a la respuesta revolucionaria y ratifica el compromiso de los colectivos laborales de elevar la eficiencia en la producción.

Staff (2021-07-13). Cuba ha aplicado más de 7.5 millones dosis de candidatos vacunales anticovid. cubadebate.cu Al cierre del 11 de julio se acumulan en Cuba 7 507 406 dosis administradas con los candidatos vacunales cubanos anti-COVID-19, informó el Ministerio de Salud Pública. Hasta la fecha, 3 047144 personas han recibido al menos una dosis, 2 565 754 ciudadanos una segunda dosis y un millón 894 mil 508 sujetos la tercera.

_____ (2021-07-13). Haiti's White Rulers Have Spoken On Haiti's Political Future. popularresistance.org The Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) condemns the arrogance and illegality of United Nations Special Envoy for Haiti Helen La Lime's July 8 statement that Haitian Prime Minister Claude Joseph will be the new president, just one day after the assassination of President Jovenel MoàØse.

Nils Castro (2021-07-13). En Haití sólo la primera frase se repite. globalizacion.ca El miércoles siete, el presidente de Haití fue muerto a tiros en su residencia, por una cuadrilla de exmilitares colombianos bien pertrechados, que arribados a través de la vecina República Dominicana. Ninguno de los anillos de seguridad del Presidente ofreció…

Devin Cole (2021-07-13). Una historia marxista del VIH/SIDA. workers.org Hace cuarenta años, el 5 de junio de 1981, se informó del primer caso de lo que llegó a conocerse como VIH/SIDA en un comunicado de prensa semanal de los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades. Una manifestación de 2017 de ACT UP (Coalición contra el sida . . . |

Manlio Dinucci (2021-07-13). Accelera la corsa nucleare. globalresearch.ca Nella base di Redzikowo in Polonia sono iniziati i lavori per l'installazione del sistema Aegis Ashore, con una spesa di oltre 180 milioni di dollari. Sarà la seconda base missilistica Usa in Europa, dopo quella di Deveselu in Romania divenuta …

Red Latina sin fronteras (2021-07-13). Enlaces Red Latina sin fronteras 13.07.2021. indybay.org ENLACES de Red Latina sin fronteras 13.07.2021 | comunicaciones e información para la liberación…

Carlos Senso (2021-07-13). Brasil, próximo golpe de Estado. globalizacion.ca Huelga decirlo pero lo dejo claro en la primera frase para que no quede absolutamente ninguna duda: espero que el titular no se cumpla. Pero mucho me temo que la extrema derecha nunca dejará el poder de forma pacífica y…

Julio Yao Villalaz (2021-07-13). 11 claves del exito de la República Popular China. globalizacion.ca El 1 de julio de 2021 se cumplió el Centenario de fundación del Partido Comunista de China y el 6 de julio se llevó a cabo una Conferencia virtual del Secretario General del PCCh y presidente de la República Popular…

Eduardo Nava Hernández (2021-07-13). México — øY después de la consulta? globalizacion.ca Como ya se ha estado divulgando profusamente, los ciudadanos mexicanos estamos siendo convocados a una nueva cita con las mesas de votación para el próximo 1 de agosto. Se efectuará en esa fecha, por primera vez en nuestra historia de…

teleSUR, drl, NG (2021-07-13). ONU alerta sobre el aumento del hambre en el mundo en pandemia. telesurtv.net El más reciente informe de la FAO apunta que la pandemia tiene repercusiones socioeconómicas en la población mundial.

Isaac Enríquez Pérez (2021-07-13). La suplantación del pensamiento crítico. globalizacion.ca En su libro Crítica y verdad, el filósofo y semiólogo francés Roland Barthes (1915-1980) argumentó que la crítica es una acción social creativa orientada a discernir o distinguir y a desdoblar con miras a hacer inteligible la realidad. De tal…

Staff (2021-07-13). "Fly So Far": New Film Tells Stories of Women in El Salvador Jailed for Decades Under Abortion Ban. democracynow.org The award-winning documentary "Fly So Far" looks at the criminalization of abortion in El Salvador through the incredible story of Teodora Vásquez, a woman who in 2008 was sentenced to 30 years in prison after she had a stillbirth at nine months pregnant. Vásquez was released in 2018 after more than a decade behind bars. El Salvador has enforced a total ban on abortions since 1998, and dozens of people have been convicted and imprisoned after having miscarriages, stillbirths and other obstetric emergencies in the Central American country. The film highlights the stories of women convicted of aggravated homicide f…

ANSWER Coalition Bay Area (2021-07-13). Sunday 7/25: San Francisco Caravan: End the U.S. Blockade of Cuba – U.S. Hands Off Cuba! indybay.org Gather at 1875 Marin Street, SF…

Cynthia Papermaster (2021-07-13). Sunday 7/11: Tell Pelosi: Stop Prosecutions of Assange & Hale; Stop Asian Hate. indybay.org Pelosi's residence, Broadway @ Normandie Terrace, Pacific Heights, San Francisco…

Declaration for American Democracy & partners (2021-07-13). Saturday 7/17: Good Trouble Virtual Vigil for Democracy & Voting Rights. indybay.org Online call to action event…

Declartion for American Demcracy, partners (2021-07-13). Saturday 7/17: San Rafael: Good Trouble Vigil for Democracy & Voting Rights. indybay.org San Rafael City Plaza, 1000 4th Street, San Rafael 94901…

Declaration for American Demcracy, partner (2021-07-13). Saturday 7/17: Corte Madera: Good Trouble Vigil for Democracy & Voting Rights. indybay.org Corte Madera Town Park, 498 Tamalpais Dr., Corte Madera 94925…

Declartion for American Demcracy, partners (2021-07-13). Saturday 7/17: Oakland: Good Trouble Vigil for Democracy and Voting Rights. indybay.org Petaluma Fairgrounds Park & Ride, 100 Fairgrounds Dr., Petaluma 94952…

New Debate, Elisa Gratias (2021-07-13). Psychology as a method of domination. indybay.org The current pandemic policy has given the world the ultimate understanding of how democracies (…) transform themselves into totalitarian because inhumane systems. (…) Long live the courage to resist and refute.

Keith McHenry (2021-07-13). Wednesday 7/14: PUSH the film. indybay.org Tabby Cat Cafe | 1101 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz…

John-Baptiste Odour (2021-07-13). Capitalism is not natural. indybay.org Political programs in the 20th century, then, were meant to create equality, not merely alleviate poverty. How we live collectively, what we value as a society, and how we want to conceive of ourselves – all these questions were politicized by these programs and helped lay the foundation of a society based on solidarity.

E (2021-07-13). Stop Line 3 call for frontliners to Minnesota. indybay.org There are over 20 river crossings in the headwaters of the Mississippi river, on unceded Anishinabe land, for the Line 3 tarsands pipeline which is currently be built in northern Minnesota. Construction (destruction) is ramping up and frontliners are needed to protect these river crossings and help stop construction of the pipeline.

Northern California Unemployed Committee (2021-07-13). Saturday 7/31: Rally to Protect the Unemployed! indybay.org Roosevelt Park | 19th and Santa Clara…

KPFA Radio 94.1 FM (2021-07-13). Tuesday 8/17: Lisa Wells + Joanna Manqueros: Believers: Making a Life at End World. indybay.org Online webinar…

Robert Norse & Judge Morrison C. England (2021-07-13). The Chico Decision-Hope for the Homeless in Santa Cruz. indybay.org The grim news of sweeps removing homeless-run encampments in Sausalito and San Rafael, as well as the RV rousts in Seaside, in recent weeks is now counterbalanced by a ray of light from a federal court in the Warren v. City of Chico case, which I transcribe here.

Brenda Norrell (2021-07-13). North Dakota law enforcement admits critical failures at Standing Rock. indybay.org In an internal report, not meant for public view, North Dakota law enforcement admits that it lacked training and experience, and had no policies in place, when it fired rubber bullets, tear gas, and other chemical agents into Standing Rock Water Protectors.

Olivia Engling (2021-07-13). IMF Executive Board Approves Creation of $650 Billion Global Reserve Funds. indybay.org The International Monetary Fund Executive Board agreed to create $650 billion of emergency currency known as Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) to help countries deal with the fallout from the coronavirus health and economic crises. The IMF's main governing body, the Board of Governors, will take a final vote in coming weeks to move forward the SDRs creation. In a statement, IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva indicated she expects the allocation as soon as August.

Craig Baldwin (2021-07-13). Saturday 7/31: Other Cinema: Radical Folk Music: Drews' Open Country + C/W Gems. indybay.org ATA Gallery 992 Valencia St. San Francisco, CA…

Lynda Carson (2021-07-13). How the Sackler family got away with mass murder, and avoided prison in the process. indybay.org

Angela (2021-07-13). Tuesday 7/13: #NoWayToTreatAChild Webinar. indybay.org

xrsfbay, 350S, 1000 Grandmothers, SVCAN … (2021-07-13). Friday 7/16: Stop Line 3 Protest. indybay.org 450 Golden Gate Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102…

Angela (2021-07-13). Saturday 7/17: Virtual screening of the documentary film "My Jaffa" indybay.org

Olivia Engling (2021-07-13). Jubilee USA Statement on G20 Finance Ministers Meeting and Communiqué. indybay.org G20 finance ministers and central bank governors met in Venice, Italy, on COVID response, economic recovery, vaccines, debt relief and global tax agreements on July 9-10, 2021.

UFCLP (2021-07-13). Tuesday 7/20: All Out To Stop Privatization Of Howard Terminal: Port Workers & Community Unite. indybay.org Oscar Grant Plaza Next To Oakland City Hall | Oakland, California…

repost (2021-07-13). East Bay Union Bureaucrats Support Billionaire Privatizer & GAP/A's Owner John Fisher. indybay.org The leadership of the Alameda Labor Council and the Alameda Building Trades are supporting Billionaire GAP & A's owner John Fisher who wants to privatize the Howard Terminal at the Port Of Oakland. This would destroy the working port and threaten 80,000 unionized jobs as well as escalate the gentrification of West Oakland with 3,000 million dollar condos. Despite massive community opposition they are siding with Fisher and his family who also run the union busting KIPP and Rocketship charter schools.

Never Forgive, Never Forget (2021-07-13). 1923 Beer Hall Putsch to 1933 Nazi Germany. indybay.org The 1923 Beer Hall Putsch was Hitler's failed attempt to overthrow the Weimar Republic. By 1933, he was Chancellor of Germany. That lesson of history is being repeated with Nazi Trump and his praise of the Jan 6, 2021 insurrection and Nazi Trump's current election campaign for 2024, aided by his Death Cult Nazi Republican Party. For more on the Beer Hall Putsch,

Root Division (2021-07-13). Saturday 7/10: 'I Am…' 2nd Saturday Opening & Closing Receptions. indybay.org Root Division | 1131 Mission St. | San Francisco, CA 94103…

Olivia Engling (2021-07-13). G20 Finance Ministers Meet in Venice on Global COVID Response. indybay.org G20 finance ministers begin two-day meetings in Italy on Friday on COVID response, economic recovery, vaccines, debt relief and global tax agreements. More than 265 groups signed a letter organized by Jubilee USA urging the G20 to act on debt relief, aid and COVID healthcare for developing countries.

Revolution Books (2021-07-13). Sunday 7/18: Book Sale for the Revolution Tour & Revolution Books. indybay.org Revolution Books, 2444 Durant Ave. Berkeley CA 94704…

KPFA Radio 94.1 FM (2021-07-13). Tuesday 8/10: Jeremy Lent & Joanna Manqueros: The Web of Meaning. indybay.org Online webinar | 1929 Martin Luther King Jr Way | Berkeley, CA 94704…

Jewish Film Institute (2021-07-13). Saturday 7/24: A Kaddish for Bernie Madoff – Live Screening with Q&A. indybay.org The Castro Theatre – 429 Castro St, San Francisco, CA 94114…

CIIS Public Programs (2021-07-13). Wednesday 7/21: Views from An Ordinary Resilient Disabled Body. indybay.org

Norbert Haering, Paul Scheyer (2021-07-13). The "Great Reset" and the Deep State. indybay.org Taboo truths, about which the authorities remain shamefully silent, can indeed be kept under the carpet very well for decades. The course of history is massively influenced by these informal, unelected structures that operate in the interests of the old elites. U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower warned his countrymen against the power of the Deep State. For him, this was still called the "military-industrial complex."

Staff (2021-07-13). Unearthing the horror of Native American boarding schools. therealnews.com Calls for deeper investigations rise after hundreds of unmarked graves were recently discovered at Canadian boarding schools used to assimilate Native children; Jews against Israeli apartheid say "Not in our name."

WSWS (2021-07-13). Sri Lankan government to remove pandemic restrictions despite continuing Delta variant infections. wsws.org The Rajapakse government is moving to do away with existing restrictions defying numerous warnings from the World Health Organization and Sri Lankan health experts.

Answer Indiana (2021-07-13). Koreans in Japan face new wave of discrimination. answercoalition.org

_____ (2021-07-13). 'One Speech… Isn't Enough': Progressives Call on Biden to Get Tough on Voting Rights. commondreams.org "Children will die as a result," said U.K.-based group Save the Children.

_____ (2021-07-13). The Filibuster Is Not Inviolable: Time to Trigger the Nuclear Option. commondreams.org AP's findings run counter to the president's campaign vow to end oil and gas extraction on public lands.

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