2021-07-16: News Headlines

teleSUR, jdo, NG (2021-07-16). Medios locales de Cuba reciben ciberataques desde EE.UU. telesurtv.net Se han denunciado 580.000 accesos en casi 30 minutos como parte de una cruzada político-mediática contra Cuba.

Juan Cole (2021-07-16). Shaken by Trump's 'Fuhrer Moment,' Gen. Milley had to Blockade Washington, D.C., on Inauguration Day 'to Keep the Nazis out'. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — Jamie Gangel, Jeremy Herb, Marshall Cohen, Elizabeth Stuart and Barbara Starr at CNN reported the juicy tidbits from the forthcoming book of Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker, I Alone Can Fix It: Donald J. Trump's Catastrophic Final Year. The protagonist of the story as told is Gen. Mark Milley, chairman …

Editor2 (2021-07-16). The Espionage Act & Julian Assange — Part 1: A History of Prosecuting Speech. orinocotribune.com By Joe Lauria — Jul 6, 2021 | From its earliest years the United States has found ways to deny the rights of a free press when it was politically expedient to do so. | One of the latest ways was to arrest WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange 29 months ago on April 11, 2019 and to indict him — the first time a publisher and journalist has ever been charged under the 1917 Espionage Act for possessing and publishing state secrets. | Though several U.S. administrations had come close to punishing journalists for revealing defense information, they all pulled back, until Assange. They were restrained because…

Staff (2021-07-16). Pentagon confirms training assassinators implicated in Haiti. en.mehrnews.com Pentagon confirmed that some of the former Colombian servicemen arrested after last week's assassination of Haiti's president previously received US military training.

teleSUR, jeq, SH (2021-07-16). Cinco libros que debes leer del poeta cubano Nicolás Guillén. telesurtv.net En sus trabajos Nicolás Guillén trató el tema del afroamericano en Cuba como ningún otro autor lo había hecho con anterioridad.

Editor (2021-07-16). Why Human Rights in China and Tigray, But Not in Haiti, Palestine or Colombia? mronline.org Over eight days, from June 25-30, Haiti had been subjected to increasing state-sponsored, imperial and gang violence. Massacres killed almost 60 people in Port au Prince, including in Cité Soleil, Delmas and Pétionville, as well as on on Rue Magloire Ambroise. | July 16, 2021…

Roger Harris (2021-07-16). US Targets Nicaraguan Presidential Election: Former Solidarity Activists Echo Imperial Talking Points. counterpunch.org Before Henry Kissinger became a Clinton pal, liberals condemned him for saying: "I don't see why we need to stand by and watch a country go communist due to the irresponsibility of its people. The issues are much too important for the Chilean voters to be left to decide for themselves." The 1973 US-backed coup

WSWS (2021-07-16). SEP (US) demands the release of Frank García Hernández from house arrest by the Cuban government. wsws.org The Socialist Equality Party (US) demands the immediate release of Frank García Hernández from house arrest. García Hernández was arrested Sunday during historic protests against the economic crisis and the worsening of the COVID-19 pandemic.

teleSUR (2021-07-16). Moise Assassination Was Planned in the Dominican Republic. telesurenglish.net On Thursday, Haiti's National Police (PNH) Director Leon Charles confirmed that the assassination of President Jovenel Moise was planned in the Dominican Republic. The official also announced the arrest of three members of the presidential security detail and the chief bodyguard. | RELATED: | "They were gathered in a hotel in Santo Domingo City. Around the table are the intellectual authors, a technical recruitment grou…

teleSUR (2021-07-16). 'Cuba Is Not Alone,' International Solidarity Movements Stress. telesurenglish.net Progressive political organizations, social movements, intellectuals, and opinion leaders from around the world continue to affirm their support for the Cuban people and government amid the new attempt by the United States to destabilize the order in this Caribbean nation. | RELATED: | In Portugal, workers and students on Thursday gathered in front of the Cuban embassy in Lisbon to demand an end to the U.S. financial and trade b…

Tamara Pearson (2021-07-16). US Concern for Cuba, Latin America Is Spin for Intervention. globalresearch.ca

Ajamu Baraka (2021-07-16). Defend the Cuba Revolution and Struggle for More Socialism, Not Less! counterpunch.org Hundreds of thousands of unnecessary deaths, an economic crisis, broken supply chains, killer cops, mass incarceration, government surveillance, nuclear weapons, irrational anti-social mass shootings, normalized racism, homelessness, crumbling schools, depression, fear, suicides, and obscene disparities in incomes and wealth—all the features of a moribund, brutal, anti-human global colonial-capitalist system in the United States—and we are

Andrew Emett (2021-07-16). Congresswoman arrested during voting rights protest on Capitol grounds. nationofchange.org "I stand in solidarity with Black women and allies across the country in defense of our constitutional right to vote."

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-07-16). The Bay of Tweets: Documents Point to US Hand in Cuba Protests. libya360.wordpress.com Alan Macleod HAVANA — Cuba was rocked by a series of anti-government street protests earlier this week. The U.S. establishment immediately hailed the events, putting its full weight behind the protestors. Yet documents suggest that Washington might be more involved in the events than it cares to publicly divulge. As many have reported, the protests,…

Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (2021-07-16). Chris Bernadel on Haitian Assassination, Michael Carome on FDA Alzheimer's Investigation. fair.org Joint Chiefs of Staff chair Adm. Mike Mullen (center) with US troops in Haiti, 2010 (photo: Chad J. McNeeley/DoD) | This week on CounterSpin: There are enough storylines in the July 7 assassination of Haitian president Jovenel MoàØse to make you lose sight of the big picture. The thing is: US media consumers don't have to puzzle out if the assassins were Colombian, or if a Florida doctor bankrolled the plan, or if MoàØse's own bodyguards had it in for him and his wife. The

Sophia Lin Lakin (2021-07-16). Texas Voting Rights Attacks Warrant Congressional Action. aclu.org Earlier this week, Texas Democrats fled the state in a last-ditch effort to prevent the passage of a restrictive new voting law by the Republican-controlled legislature. At the same time, Tomorrow marks the first anniversary of the death of civil rights hero Congressma…

_____ (2021-07-16). Cuba Proves US Involvement In Destabilization Actions. popularresistance.org The member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of Cuba and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, accused the U.S. government of being directly involved and of having serious responsibility in the incidents that occurred in our country on July 11th. | During a press conference, convened this Tuesday, the Cuban Foreign Minister presented evidence of this statement and warned the U.S. that it will be responsible for the consequences if it persists in the policy of strangulation of our country, and that its irresponsible conduct can have serious consequences that damage the interest of bot…

Staff (2021-07-16). Miami Mayor Suggests United States Should Bomb Cuba. orinocotribune.com Francis Suárez, a Cuban-American and current mayor of Miami, Florida's largest city, declared that the United States should explore the possibility of launching air strikes against Cuba. | Since last weekend, a "regime"-change operation has been launched against Cuba's socialist government and the majority of the Cuban population, using the pretense of alleged mass protests, that are not evidenced other than one or two small incidents. Police repression has also been raised as an excuse for a so-called humanitarian operation, but again, no mass repression can been seen, at least nothing approaching the degree of…

teleSUR (2021-07-16). South Africa: 117 Citizens Killed in Violent Protests. telesurenglish.net Acting Minister in the Presidency Khumbudzo Ntshavheni informed that 117 people have lost their lives during violent protests which have been taking place for a week in South Africa. | RELATED: | So far, 26 deaths had been recorded in Gauteng province, while 91 lives were lost in KwaZulu-Natal province. According to Ntshavheni, the situation is improving in Gauteng while KwaZulu-Natal is still volatile but was slowly moving toward stab…

Thomas Knapp (2021-07-16). Note to Joe: Try These Two Easy Tricks to Promote Freedom in Cuba. counterpunch.org "We stand with the Cuban people," US President Joe Biden says in an official White House statement, responding to protests across the Caribbean island country, "and their clarion call for freedom and relief from the tragic grip of the pandemic and from the decades of repression and economic suffering to which they have been subjected

ANSWER Coalition (2021-07-16). Online panel: Let Cuba live! End the U.S. blockade now! liberationnews.org Photo: Cubans rally to support the revolution and government in Camaguey on July 12 This webinar was organized by the ANSWER Coalition and aired live on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. Trump added 243 new sanctions to tighten the 62-year long US economic blockade of Cuba. Imposed shortages of basic goods have created grave suffering throughout …

Special to People's World (2021-07-16). Young Communists in NYC organize protest in support of Cuba. peoplesworld.org NEW YORK—"Cuba sí, bloqueo no!" (Cuba yes, blockade no!) chanted the crowd in Spanish while holding signs that read "Long live Socialist Cuba" and "End the inhumane sanctions!" The Young Communist League of New York took the initiative to organize a rally in support of ending the blockade on Cuba after a series of protests …

teleSUR7 ag-JF (2021-07-16). 'The US Has Failed to Destroy Cuba', Diaz-Canel Says. telesurenglish.net On Friday, Cuba's President Miguel Diaz-Canel questioned U.S. President Joe Biden's concern about the crisis on the Island and argued that Washington has failed to destroy the Revolution despite wasting billions of dollars in its attempts to do so. | RELATED: | "If Biden had sincere humanitarian concern for the Cuban people, he could eliminate the 243 crippling sanctions imposed by former President Donald Trump as a first s…

Mark Gruenberg (2021-07-16). Texas Dems, AFL-CIO's Trumka link voting and workers' rights. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—Citing civil rights leaders the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the late Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and a delegation of Texas state Democratic lawmakers—who left Austin for D.C. to halt a draconian Texas GOP voter repression law—inextricably linked voting rights with worker rights. In an outdoor press conference at …

_____ (2021-07-16). Evo Morales Denounces A New US-led Plan Condor. popularresistance.org On June 23 of this year, 184 countries of the United Nations General Assembly voted in favor of an end to the US embargo on Cuba. It was the 29th consecutive year where virtually all countries, except the US and Israel made this demand. In recent years the Cuban media has denounced millions of dollars of US funding, through organizations like the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) to create and fund opposition media and the organization of youth. Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez on July 11 rejected the smear campaigns of the US media hegemony in the midst of the Covid pandemic with the intensificati…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-07-16). NATO Launches DDoS Attacks that Disable Cuban News and Government Websites. libya360.wordpress.com Editorial Note: In addition to the government websites, Partido Comunista de Cuba, Cuba Debate and Granma are also down. Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba @CubaMINREX We denounce once again that the #CubaFlag of Cuba Chancellery website has been attacked again, which keeps it out of service at the moment. Denunciamos una vez más que…

Mark Gruenberg (2021-07-16). Communications Workers launch big 'Build Broadband Better' drive. peoplesworld.org www.buildbroadbandbetter.org. | Congress and the Democratic Biden administration are paying attention to the issue. The initial coronavirus rescue law included several billion dollars to expa…

Steve Sweeney (2021-07-16). China warns U.S. against continued provocations as military plane lands in Taiwan. peoplesworld.org

Staff (2021-07-16). Venezuela and Switzerland Review Progress of Dialogue Process. orinocotribune.com Venezuelan Minister for Foreign Affairs, Jorge Arreaza, met with the head of the Peace and Human Rights Division of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of the Swiss Confederation, Simón Geissbàºhler, to review the progress of the dialogue process in Venezuela. | The meeting between the representatives from both countries was held at Casa Amarilla, headquarters of the Venezuelan Foreign Affairs Ministry. The Venezuelan government has repeatedly promoted and encouraged the process despite constant attempts by sectors of the opposition to destabilize the government using illegal and undiplomatic maneuvers…

Joe Bernick (2021-07-16). Tucson: $15 minimum wage going to voters this November. peoplesworld.org TUCSON, Ariz. — Tucson's Fight for $15 voter initiative appears to have qualified to be on the ballot for the November 2021 city elections. Last week organizers filed petitions bearing over 29,000 signatures, more than double the required number. When passed by the voters it will raise the minimum wage within city limits to $15 …

The Conversation (2021-07-16). Because of Coal and Gasoline, High-tide flood risk is accelerating, putting coastal economies at risk. juancole.com By Renee Collini | — As sea level rises, it can be easy to miss the subtlety of higher water. It's much harder to overlook saltwater more frequently flooding streets, impeding daily life and making existing problems worse. The frequency of high-tide flooding along the U.S. coasts has doubled since 2000, and it's expected to …

Karl Engels (2021-07-16). 'Clean water case of the century': Environmentalists score landmark wastewater dumping victory. peoplesworld.org Clean water activists and environmental groups are celebrating a federal court victory in Hawaii that will force a Maui County wastewater treatment plant to stop a dumping practice that has endangered fragile marine environments for decades. The win has national repercussions, however, as it sets a new precedent for how pollutants that threaten waterways can …

Staff (2021-07-16). The drug war destroyed her family. Decades later she's breaking her silence. therealnews.com A woman whose family was targeted by a corrupt sheriff's department on Maryland's Lower Eastern Shore finally speaks out to share her experience. A PAR investigation into rural overpolicing and the impact of the drug war on this veteran's family.

Mickey Z. (2021-07-16). Alexa, Artificial Intimacy, and Living Lives of Quiet Desperation. dissidentvoice.org More than 100 million Amazon Echoes have already been sold across the globe. Researchers believe many consumers purchase the artificial intelligence device as a "companion." A 2019 study, led by the University of Strathclyde's Dr. Graeme McLean, found that: Voice assistants may serve as a means of overcoming loneliness in a household with fewer occupants. …

Party for Socialism, Liberation — Chester County, PASSHE Defenders (2021-07-16). PA higher education under attack by its own Board of Governors. liberationnews.org Photo: Protest against university "consolidation" outside the state capitol, Harrisburg On the afternoon of July 14th 2021 the Board of Governors (BOG) of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) unanimously voted in favor of approving Chancellor Greenstein's "consolidation" plan. The implementation of the plan will result in the elimination of 1,500 faculty and …

Mark Fiore (2021-07-16). Screen Shot 2021-07-15 at 8.49.34 AM.png. progressive.org Would you rather own the libs and die a horrible death or would you rather admit that science works and Joe Biden may be right when he suggests door-to-door vaccinations?

Ramzy Baroud (2021-07-16). Family Separation Law: Israel's Demographic War on Palestine Intensifies. counterpunch.org When the Israeli Knesset (parliament) failed to renew what is commonly referred to as the Family Reunification Law, news reports and analyses misrepresented the story altogether. The even split of 59 MKs voting in favor of the law and 59 against it gave the erroneous impression that Israeli lawmakers are equally divided over the right

John Laforge (2021-07-16). US Peace Activists in Germany Join Call for Withdrawal of US Nuclear Weapons. counterpunch.org A group of US peace activists has again joined protests at the Bàºchel Air Force Base in Germany, demanding the withdrawal of the remaining US hydrogen-bombs still deployed there. On July 12 the anti-nuclear and anti-war campaigners, together with colleagues from The Netherlands and Germany, began an "International Week" of protests focused on ousting the

ecns.cn (2021-07-16). China to strengthen cooperation with Bangladesh in beating pandemic, alleviating poverty: FM. ecns.cn

Doctors for COVID Ethics (2021-07-16). Doctors for COVID Ethics Signatories. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-07-16). United Auto Workers moves to rapidly shut down Volvo Trucks strike after dubious passage of new contract. wsws.org The rapid shutdown of the strike is the culmination of a flagrantly undemocratic campaign by the UAW to override the democratic will of workers and impose a deal that it had cooked up with the company from the beginning.

WSWS (2021-07-16). US banks post record second-quarter profits as millions face social disaster. wsws.org Ultra-loose monetary policies, which have remained unchanged from Trump to Biden, sent bank profits soaring while millions of workers remain unemployed.

_____ (2021-07-16). A Senseless Cathedral Of Doom. popularresistance.org In early June 2021, the United States military led a major military exercise on the African continent: the African Lion 21. Major General Andrew Rohling of the US Army's Southern European Task Force said it was the 'largest US military exercise ever conducted on this continent'. The African Lion military exercise, which was first held with the Kingdom of Morocco in 2002, is — in the words of US Africa Command — an annual 'joint, all-domain, multi-national exercise … to counter malign activity in North Africa and Southern Europe, and increase interoperability between US, African, and international pa…

Howard Lisnoff (2021-07-16). Protesting the War in Afghanistan: We Finally Gave Up. counterpunch.org Having been an antiwar protester and war resister during the Vietnam War and then standing against all the later serial wars that the US fought, how an antiwar group to which I belonged in Rhode Island fared following the attacks on September 11, 2001 was telling. War is big business and also feeds into the

Tasos Kokkinidis (2021-07-16). Thousands Protest Against Mandatory Vaccination in Greece. globalresearch.ca

Editor (2021-07-16). Food supply to 675,000 people cut off after Durban food bank ransacked. mronline.org FoodForward SA closes branches nationwide because of insecurity. | July 16, 2021 | Newswire…

Moderator (2021-07-16). Marion Nestle: Something's Rotten in the Science of Food. scheerpost.com Photo by Bill Hayes] Click to subscribe on: Apple / Spotify / Google Play Leading nutritionist Marion Nestle has spent much of her long illustrious career writing about what we eat and the science of food. The James Beard award-winner and author of the blog Food Politics has written a whopping 14 acclaimed books on subjects related to nutrition, including "Soda Politics" and "What to Eat." And yet… |

Rick Rozoff (2021-07-16). U.S. delegation visits Ukraine war zone, pledges continued assistance. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. delegation visits Ukraine war zone, pledges continued assistance America's top envoy in Ukraine, Chargé d'Affaires George Kent, led an American delegation that toured the front line of Ukraine's war against the republics of Donetsk and Lugansk in the Donbass region on July 15. As the Ukrainian government phrased it, he paid an official visit …

teleSUR (2021-07-16). 'Humanitarian Aid' for Venezuela Was Used Fraudulently: USAID. telesurenglish.net In recent days, social networks have been the scene of an intense debate about what actually happened with the humanitarian aid that the United States allegedly sent to Venezuela through former lawmaker Juan Guaido. | RELATED: | From FY2017 to FY2019, President Donald Trump delivered US$507 million to this opposition politician to purchase goods and services aimed at alleviating the alleged humanitarian emergency in V…

Matheus Z Falcao (2021-07-16). COVID-19 in Brazil: Over half a million deaths and a tale of political incompetence. peoplesdispatch.org The inadequate approach of Jair Bolsonaro's administration has strongly contributed to the horrific death toll in Brazil due to COVID-19. Support for his policies has hit a record low, as he faces an inquiry for deliberately spreading the virus…

WSWS (2021-07-16). UK: The murder of Sarah Everard and police impunity. wsws.org Alarm at Everard's disappearance turned to horror when Metropolitan Police firearms officer Wayne Couzens was arrested.

_____ (2021-07-16). Rosebud Sioux Youth Council Returns To Carlisle Indian School. popularresistance.org Carlisle, Pa. — Twenty-three-year-old Christopher Eagle Bear from the Rosebud Sioux tribe in South Dakota has been growing out his hair since he visited the site of the former Carlisle Indian Industrial School six years ago. | The trip, made by the Rosebud Sioux youth council in 2015, sparked a group of young tribal members to initiate a tribe-backed resolution to bring home their nine ancestors who died at the school as children some 140 years ago. | Six years after his initial visit, Eagle Bear's hair falls down below the waist of his traditional regalia. He is back in Carlisle this week to bring his rela…

Michael Welch (2021-07-16). The Assassination of John F. Kennedy. globalresearch.ca "Why should the United States and the Soviet Union, in preparing for such expeditions, become involved in immense duplications of research, construction, and expenditure? Surely we should explore whether the scientists and astronauts of our two countries—indeed of all the …

WSWS (2021-07-16). German military readies itself for war in space. wsws.org Berlin's defence minister and the country's most senior military officer launched the Bundeswehr's new Space Command this week.

Rick Rozoff (2021-07-16). Battle of the Atlantic: Citing Nazi Germany as Model, U.S. Military Chief Hails New NATO Command. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-07-16). On The Sentencing And Courage Of Daniel Hale. popularresistance.org My next portrait for the Americans Who Tell the Truth project will be Daniel Hale, the former Air Force analyst and drone whistleblower who released classified documents showing that nearly 90% of the casualties of U.S. drone assassination missions are civilians—children, women, workers, farmers, and other people who show up as shadows on drone pilot computer screens and are subsequently rendered permanent shadows. Hale will be sentenced on July 27 in Alexandria, Virginia for the crime of truth telling. In all likelihood he will receive 10 years in prison—surely sufficient time to reflect on the error…

Thomas Kilkauer — Meg Young (2021-07-16). Corporate Capitalism Works … For Some! counterpunch.org Perhaps one of the more recent forms of capitalism is Corporate Capitalism. In corporate capitalism, corporations dominate a capitalist and oligopoly-like market economy. These large multi-national and hierarchically organized corporations operate with a substantial managerialist administration (hence: MBA). These corporate apparatchiks control production, global supply chains and the amount of profits these corporations generate for

Derek Royden (2021-07-16). The trials of land and water protectors in a world on fire. nationofchange.org "Life on Earth can recover from a drastic climate shift by evolving into new species and creating new ecosystems … humans cannot."

Éric Toussaint (2021-07-16). The dual explanation of the crisis, the fake social turnaround by governments, the need for radical responses. mronline.org The answer is plain to see: the two explanations are not contradictory. A combination of the two enables us to understand what has been happening right before our eyes. | July 16, 2021 | Interview…

James O'Neill (2021-07-16). In Foreign Policy Australia Proves to be a Slow Learner. dissidentvoice.org Quod deus vult perdere prius dementat. (Whom the Gods wish to destroy they first make mad). One of the more enduring mysteries of Australian foreign policy is its continued adherence to the American way of war. One has only to look at the history of…

WSWS (2021-07-16). Pension at 68: Workers in Germany to pay for the pandemic with poverty in old-age. wsws.org To recoup the cost of massive government aid for corporations and banks provided during the COVID-19 pandemic, the next German government pushes through drastic cuts in pensions and social spending.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-07-16). Why is insulin still inaccessible to so many? peoplesdispatch.org Insulin is an essential drug for diabetics. However, 100 years after it was isolated, over half the people who need it do not have adequate access to it. Experts explain why this is the case…

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-07-16). Venezuela to Request Leopoldo López's Extradition from Spain. orinocotribune.com Venezuelan President, Nicolás Maduro Moros, affirmed that his government will request, from the kingdom of Spain, the extradition of the fugitive from justice Leopoldo López, who has been protected in that European country since October 2020. | In this sense, the Head of State instructed the Minister of Foreign Relations, Jorge Arreaza, to establish contact with the new Spanish Chancellor, José Manuel Albares to present him with all the existing evidence on the case. | Maduro suggested that Arreaza "request the extradition of Mr. Leopoldo López , the main promoter of coups d'état, terrorist violence, and now, thi…

Clarissa A. Leon — Mike Elk (2021-07-16). The Bureau of Labor Statistics Counted Only Eight Strikes in 2020, Payday Report Counted 1,200. counterpunch.org Earlier this year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) revealed that 2020 was the third lowest year for strikes in the United States since they started collecting data on strikes in 1947. The Bureau of Labor Statistics claimed that there were just eight "major work stoppages" in the US in 2020. Payday Report's COVID-19 Strike

Sarah Lahm (2021-07-16). Midwest Dispatch: As Crime Increases, Biden Pursues the Usual Non-Solutions. progressive.org The President is likely to respond to the national crime uptick with more police, more prisons, and more punishment—but what we really need are more Pell Grants for the incarcerated.

Kim C. Domenico (2021-07-16). Are We Ready for John Brown's Truth at Last? counterpunch.org metaphysical ignorance…. greases the cogs for the culture of sadism and social murder. — Chris Hedges, American Sadism Why was this sense of guilt so seemingly innate, so easy to come by…? It seemed that when one felt this guilt one was but retracing in one's living a faint pattern designed long before… almost forgotten

WSWS (2021-07-16). Sydney tops 1,000 COVID cases in 30 days as Australian outbreak forces "snap" lockdown in Victoria. wsws.org Construction sites, medical facilities and major sporting events are all among the new exposure venues.

_____ (2021-07-16). Dying To Be Regularized: Migrants On Hunger Strike. popularresistance.org Farida is 51 years old. She was born in Belgium. Her entire family has the Belgian nationality. Farida has a steady job. She cleans offices and public buildings, for ‚Ǩ6-8 per hour. Her last application for a regularization of her administrative status got rejected and she has received a state-issued order to leave the territory. | Kiran fled a civil war in Nepal 16 years ago and applied for asylum in Belgium. While his asylum request was still pending, he got a job that paid ‚Ǩ10 an hour. When his asylum claim got rejected, his wage fell to ‚Ǩ2.5 an hour. His…

Staff (2021-07-16). Facebook accuses Iranian hackers of spying on US military. en.mehrnews.com Facebook claimed it had disrupted an Iran-based online cyber espionage operation that targeted mostly US military personnel and people working at defense and aerospace companies.

WSWS (2021-07-16). New poll shows growing majority of youths in the United States now hold a negative view of capitalism. wsws.org The shifting attitudes reflect the growing hostility of the population towards the existing social order.

_____ (2021-07-16). Scheer Intelligence: Something's Rotten In The Science Of Food. popularresistance.org Leading nutritionist Marion Nestle has spent much of her long illustrious career writing about what we eat and the science of food. The James Beard award-winner and author of the blog Food Politics has written a whopping 14 acclaimed books on subjects related to nutrition, including "Soda Politics" and "What to Eat." And yet, "Unsavory Truths: How Food Companies Skew the Science of What We Eat, " a book journalist Robert Scheer calls one of her most important books to date, has gone largely ignored by mainstream media. On this week's installment of "Scheer Intelligence," Nestle joins Scheer to discuss some of the…

Philip Giraldi (2021-07-16). Bomber Joe Biden Strikes Iraq and Syria: Retaliation Breeds More Incidents. globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-07-16). Zambia: "There's No Other Approach than the Socialist Approach" libya360.wordpress.com BreakThrough News Interview with Dr. Fred M'membe Ahead of general elections in August, Rania Khalek of BreakThrough News talks to Dr. Fred M'membe, the presidential candidate of the Socialist Party of Zambia, on the party's platform and vision for the future Zambia is set to hold a vital round of elections on August 12. The…

_____ (2021-07-16). US Peace Activists In Germany Join Call For Withdrawal Of Nuclear Weapons. popularresistance.org A group of US peace activists has again joined protests at the Bàºchel Air Force Base in Germany, demanding the withdrawal of the remaining US hydrogen-bombs still deployed there. | On July 12 the anti-nuclear and anti-war campaigners, together with colleagues from The Netherlands and Germany, began an "International Week" of protests focused on ousting the last approximately 20 US Air Force nuclear gravity bombs known as B61s kept at the base.* In the depths of the cold war, there were 7,000 US nuclear weapons in Germany, so this remnant seems like hardly more than radioactive waste. | With the German group…

WSWS (2021-07-16). SEIU ends Cook County workers' strike, admits to concessions. wsws.org The 18-day strike by 2,500 Cook County workers in the Chicago metro area ended Tuesday after the union announced a partial tentative agreement that didn't contain any of the workers' demands.

Yanis Iqbal (2021-07-16). The Contemporary Importance of National Liberation. dissidentvoice.org In today's world, the principal contradiction is between imperialism and humanity. Giant multinational corporations are fleecing the globe for their own interests, forming international networks of monopoly capital through the geographic expansion of corporate power. This has involved transferring parts of production, commercial, and financial service to peripheral countries in search of cheap labor. Super-profits …

Stuart A. Newman (2021-07-16). Richard Lewontin: Demolition Man of the Modern Synthesis. counterpunch.org Instead of extolling Darwin's theory as the revealed mechanism for uncovering life's mysteries, Richard Lewontin described it as projection onto the natural world of the ideology of the Victorian haut bourgeoisie, the self-proclaimed fittest specimens in their own struggle for existence.

Paul Joseph Watson (2021-07-16). Spain's Top Court Rules that Lockdown Was Unconstitutional. globalresearch.ca

teleSUR (2021-07-16). Macri, Ex-Ministers Charged For Arms Sale to Bolivian Coup Govt. telesurenglish.net The irregular shipment of arms to the de facto government of Jeanine Añez by the Argentinean administration of Mauricio Macri just after the coup d'état will be settled in court, after the former president was indicted this Friday by a prosecutor in Buenos Aires. | It was the prosecutor Claudio Navas Rial who accepted this Friday the investigation of the complaint filed by the Government for the smuggling of weapons to Bolivia in November 2019 and listed as defendants in the case the former president Mauricio Macri and his then ministers Patricia Bullrich (Security) and Oscar Aguad (Defense). | RELATED: |

Tom H. Hastings (2021-07-16). If at first you don't secede. nationofchange.org We can negotiate our way to a far more satisfying set of sovereign nation-states. We can do it without bloodshed.

WSWS (2021-07-16). Two-day strike by 1,400 Los Angeles nurses over patient safety. wsws.org Despite the fact that nurses have been locked out, effectively punishing them for striking with four days of lost wages, the CNA has made clear that it will no longer hold daytime pickets for the duration of the lockout.

Eva Bartlett (2021-07-16). What the Science Says about COVID-19. dissidentvoice.org Very insightful words from Ottawa-based physicist and interdisciplinary scientist, Denis Rancourt, a former tenured professor of physics at U of Ottawa (20+ years) and currently a researcher with the Ontario Civil Liberties Association. He has written over 100 papers in leading scientific journals. Denis speaks about a variety of issues pertaining to COVID-19, the faulty …

_____ (2021-07-16). Oklahoma Natives Shut Down Governor Stitt's Anti-Sovereignty Forum. popularresistance.org On Tuesday, July 13th, Indigenous peoples from many nations shut down Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt's anti-Indigenous "victim impact" forum, which had no tribal representation and was intended to incite fear among the public in Stitt's continued effort to subvert and overturn the 2020 McGirt Supreme Court decision. Jordan Harmon, Mvskoke/Creek citizen and tribal attorney described it as "a room literally packed with Natives from all different tribes in unified anger and with a very clear and direct message." That message? Tribal nations and communities will not back down when it comes to tribal sovereignty and ou…

WSWS (2021-07-16). Sydney's working-class suburbs hardest hit as pandemic spreads across Australia. wsws.org In the Sydney suburb of Fairfield, the risk of infection is almost ten times higher than the rest of the city.

Emma Pattee (2021-07-16). The scientists hired by big oil who predicted the climate crisis long ago. nationofchange.org Experts' discoveries lie at the heart of two dozen lawsuits that hope to hold the industry accountable for devastating damage.

Nicky Reid (2021-07-16). Malicious Aid: The Real Root Cause of the Border Crisis. counterpunch.org Contrary to the gospel of Joy Reid, you really don't have to be a right-wing dick to acknowledge that there is a crisis at the border anymore than you need to be a weatherman to know which way the wind blows. Wave after wave of desperate people are braving the unforgiving desert sun just for

Paul Street (2021-07-16). "Going Into Trump World": Bernie's Trumpenproletarian Brain Worm and Fascism-Denial. counterpunch.org "Going Into Trump World" Bernie Sanders has the Trumpenproletarian brain worm — the one that helps normalize rising Amerikaner Republican fascism by claiming that the mostly petit-bourgeois and affluent base of the white nationalist Amerikaner Party of Trump (APOT, the new name of the Republican Party) is just everyday "populist" working-class people and therefore potentially

WSWS (2021-07-16). Flooding in Germany and Belgium leaves at least 93 dead. wsws.org On the part of the authorities, there were either no warnings, or they came so late that the residents could not get to safety in time.

Stephen Martin (2021-07-16). Full Blown Technocratic Tooldom Ahead Under a Thoroughly Nasty Neoliberal Ontology. Alas. counterpunch.org 'Twas Grace that my heart to fear And Grace my fears relieved' — John Newton 'My symbol for hell is something like the bureaucracy of a police state or a thoroughly nasty business office.' — C.S. Lewis Oh as I was young and easy in the mercy of his means, Time held me green and

WSWS (2021-07-16). A conversation with Sabrina Van Tassel, director of The State of Texas vs. Melissa: "Justice depends on whether you are rich or poor" wsws.org French-American filmmaker Sabrina Van Tassel's documentary The State of Texas vs. Melissa, now streaming on Hulu, powerfully recounts the case of Melissa Lucio, who has sat on death row in Texas for 13 years.

Nick Bascom (2021-07-16). What's in a Name? The Peculiar Perfection of the Lesser Prairie Chicken. counterpunch.org It's hard to imagine a name less befitting the grandeur of the endangered grouse than "lesser prairie chicken." Trifling grouse, maybe? Boring ground bird? It's hard to say which is the worst. All of them fall far short in capturing the striking physical appearance and peculiar mating behavior of the prairie denizen. Sure, the lesser

WSWS (2021-07-16). General Milley and America's "Reichstag moment" wsws.org Gen. Mark Milley's reaction to the January 6 assault on the Capitol has given the lie to all the claims that the significance of the event was being exaggerated and it was wrong to call it a coup.

teleSUR (2021-07-16). China's National Carbon Market Starts Online Trading. telesurenglish.net China's national carbon market started online trading on Friday, a significant step to help the country reduce its carbon footprint and meet emission targets, according to the Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE). | RELATED: | Trading began at 9: 30 a.m. at the Shanghai Environment and Energy Exchange, with the opening price for carbon quotas at US$7.4 U.S. per tonne. The first transaction was priced at US$8.1 per tonne, wi…

teleSUR (2021-07-16). Six Politicians To Compete In Chilean Presidential Primaries. telesurenglish.net On Sunday, Chile's Approve Dignity leftist coalition and the Go Chile right-wing alliance will define their presidential candidates for the November 21 elections. | RELATED: | In the rightist coalition, four politicians compete: the Independent Democratic Union (UDI) candidate Joaquin Lavin, the Political Evolution (EVO) candidate Ignacio Briones, the National Renovation (RN) candidate Mario Desbordes, and the independent politician Sebastian Sichel. | On t…

Binoy Kampmark (2021-07-16). Australia's Hermit Nation Strategy Unravels. counterpunch.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

_____ (2021-07-16). Lake Erie Advocates Launch Billboard Against 'Factory Farms'. popularresistance.org Digital ads now showing on electronic billboards across Toledo and elsewhere in the state are part of a local campaign taking aim against concentrated animal feeding operations. | Mike Ferner, coordinator for Lake Erie Advocates, said during a news conference Thursday morning the ads showing an iconic photo of a glass of green Lake Erie water and cows and hogs on so-called "factory farms" are meant to provoke discussion. | "Nothing happens until we start talking about it, and that's why we've kicked off this campaign to start the conversation about banning factory farms," Mr. Ferner said. "When enough people dema…

Shane Quinn (2021-07-16). History: Why Nazi Germany Failed to Defeat the Soviet Union? Folly of War. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-07-16). New details about the horrific working conditions that created Bangladesh fire tragedy. wsws.org The government's consistent defence of factory owners who openly violate basic workplace safety is common knowledge throughout the country and internationally.

Kathleen Wallace (2021-07-16). From Covid Relief to Spooky Action Under Your Nose. counterpunch.org The 2+ trillion dollar covid relief bill from last year had many unusual and seemingly unrelated add-ons in its 5600 or so pages. This, of course, is really not that unusual. Congress loves to add on subsidies for districts in dire need of funds to enable continued construction of obsolete jets, buggy wheel axles, and

Adam Aron (2021-07-16). Change Doesn't Happen Without Disruption: An Interview with Masada Disenhouse. counterpunch.org Masada Disenhouse has empowered people to organize, advocate, and campaign to build grassroots political power. She is currently Executive Director of SanDiego350 where she supports volunteer leaders to empower thousands of San Diegans to take action to achieve a just and equitable transition to 100% renewable energy. AA: Can you trace what it was in

WSWS (2021-07-16). Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa. wsws.org Strike by Iranian contract oil workers spreads amid rising wave of protests and stoppages by sugar and transport workers; 4,750 nurses on pay strike in Denmark since June 19; Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency workers in Wales continue stoppages over COVID safety, ongoing since April; UK telecoms workers' union signs up to job-cutting despite workers' consultative ballot to strike…

Fred Gardner (2021-07-16). Schumer Plays the Pot Card…at Last. counterpunch.org The "Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act," drafted by Ron Wyden of Oregon and Cory Booker of New Jersey was introduced on July 14 in the US Senate and touted at a press conference by Majority Leader Chuck Schumer. The measure would remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act, allow banks to handle marijuana-related money, and

ecns.cn (2021-07-16). Flooding in western Germany kills at least 80 people. ecns.cn Floods caused by persistent heavy rainfall in western Germany have killed at least 80 people, local media reported Friday morning.

WSWS (2021-07-16). Leader of Germany's Left Party declares support for Sahra Wagenknecht. wsws.org Wagenknecht's latest book is a Volkish-nationalist diatribe that takes up arms against cosmopolitanism and open-minded people, calls for economic protectionism and a strong state, and denounces immigrants and refugees as wage cutters, strikebreakers and foreign cultural elements.

WSWS (2021-07-16). Online public meeting in Australia: Oppose all the job cuts at Macquarie University and nationally! Build rank-and-file committees to defend public education! wsws.org Developments this week at universities across Australia have underscored the critical importance of the joint online public meeting called by the International Youth and Students for Social Equality (IYSSE) and the Committee for Public Education (CFPE) this Saturday, July 17 at 4 p.m. (AEST).

Staff (2021-07-16). Zionists sold tools to hack Windows in Iran: Microsoft. en.mehrnews.com Microsoft and technology human rights group Citizen Lab announced a zionist group sold a tool to hack into Microsoft Windows in Iran.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-07-16). Ecuadorian teachers on hunger strike to demand implementation of Intercultural Education law. peoplesdispatch.org The law seeks to increase the budget for the education sector, guarantee inclusive and quality public education, increase the basic salary of teachers, re-employ teachers fired or dismissed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, among other measures…

Carole Concha Bell (2021-07-16). First Indigenous Woman to Preside Over Chilean Constitutional Assembly Rocks Political Establishment. towardfreedom.org In a stunning election that was centuries in the making, a 58-year-old Mapuche academic named Elisa Loncón took the helm of a strategic political body in Chile.

Dean Baker (2021-07-16). 0.16 Percent of All Workers are Union Members Employed by Utilities. cepr.net That data point probably should have been mentioned in a NYT article reporting that relatively few of the jobs created in the clean energy sector are high-paying union jobs. The piece tells readers that this means that the shift to clean energy could end up increasing inequality: "While Mr. Biden has proposed higher wage floors …

BreakThrough News (2021-07-16). There's no other approach than the socialist approach, says Zambia's Fred M'membe. peoplesdispatch.org Ahead of general elections in August, Rania Khalek of BreakThrough News talks to Dr. Fred M'membe, the presidential candidate of the Socialist Party of Zambia, on the party's platform and vision for the future…

WSWS (2021-07-16). US educators angered over CDC's repudiation of safety measures amid spread of Delta variant. wsws.org In the aftermath of last Friday's move by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to encourage vaccinated teachers and students not to wear masks and to fully reopen schools, anger is building among educators, parents and students.

teleSUR (2021-07-16). New Zealand Farmers Hold Protests Against Heavier Farming Cost. telesurenglish.net Tractors and farmers descended on the streets of Auckland city center as they took part in a protest throughout the country on Friday. | RELATED: | The Howl of a Protest event witnessed thousands of farm vehicles including trucks, tractors, utes, and even dogs, rumbling through cities in the protest against what farmers said is increasing interference from the government, unworkable regulations and unjustified costs.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-07-16). Lebanon's prime minister designate Saad Hariri resigns after failing to form a government. peoplesdispatch.org Lebanon is being run by a caretaker government since August last year when, following the Beirut blasts, prime minister Hasan Diab resigned from his post after only seven months in power…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-07-16). Across the globe, health workers push back against informalization, austerity and poor conditions. peoplesdispatch.org Doctors have been applauded as heroes during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the working conditions of many physicians, especially junior doctors in the Global South, have been on the decline for years, leading to an increase in discontent and protests…

J. Ismael (2021-07-16). Gaza's Families Suffering Another Summer of Needless Suffering. counterpunch.org My family and I—my wife, our young son, our elders, and the twin baby girls who will be born to us this week—ask the world to hear the conditions of our lives here in Deir el Balah, after 14 years' captivity in the world's largest toxic prison-camp, and since the May waves of Israeli tank

Editor (2021-07-16). Vygotsky's revolutionary educational psychology. mronline.org Vygotsky's revolutionary theory of development is one that recognizes the many forms of capacity, intelligence, and potential in all beings. | July 16, 2021 | Newswire…

Rick Rozoff (2021-07-16). After NATO withdrawal: U.S. forms regional group with Afghanistan, Pakistan, Uzbekistan. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com After NATO withdrawal: U.S. forms regional group with Afghanistan, Pakistan, Uzbekistan The U.S. State Department announced on July 16 that Washington has formed what has been characterized as a regional platform — could one be more vague? — with Afghanistan, Pakistan and Uzbekistan. In language that could only emanate from Foggy Bottom, the American initiative …

Ines Santos (2021-07-16). Do Black People Have the Right to Bear Arms? aclu.org With 233 mass shootings so far this year, the issue of gun violence in the U.S. is all too familiar. Tragic events like the Pulse nightclub and Parkland shootings go from being media spectacles to quotidian events at an alarming rate in a country that often heralds the Second Amendment above meaningful safety for all its citizens. The vigilantism of widespread gun ownership puts Black Americans in an especially vulnerable position given the brutality and human cost of discriminatory policing. | The gun violence epidemic continues to spark debate about the Second Amendment and who has a right to bear arms. But…

WSWS (2021-07-16). One pandemic fuels another: US overdose deaths hit all time high in 2020 with 93,000 dead. wsws.org The new figures have shocked public health experts, including professionals who have been tracking drug overdose trends for decades.

WSWS (2021-07-16). Flooding in Germany and Belgium leaves over 100 dead. wsws.org On the part of the authorities, there were either no warnings, or they came so late that the residents could not get to safety in time.

GMWatch (2021-07-16). New Genetic Engineering (GE), Genome Editing: EU Commission Spreading Misinformation. globalresearch.ca

teleSUR (2021-07-16). Two-Thirds of US South Republicans Want To Secede from Country. telesurenglish.net Some 66 percent of Republicans in 13 Southern states including Texas and Florida would separate from the union, according to a recent poll conducted by Bright Line Watch, Newsweek reported. | Half of all independents in the South also want to secede from the union while only 20 percent of Southern Democrats said they would support secession. | RELATED: | About 47 percent Democrats in California, Oregon, Washington, Alask…

sputniknews (2021-07-16). There's Risk of Unrest in Afghanistan Spilling Over to Neighbouring Countries, Lavrov Warns. sputniknews.com Afghanistan has been witnessing an escalation of violence since the United States and its NATO allies began withdrawing troops from the nation, in accordance with a deal between Washington and the Taliban*, signed in February 2020.

sputniknews (2021-07-16). Wikipedia Co-Founder Reveals Why Online Encyclopaedia Cannot Be Trusted. sputniknews.com The name of the project, launched by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger in January 2001, is a portmanteau of the Hawaiian word wiki (meaning quick) and encyclopaedia.

sputniknews (2021-07-16). Why Are Taliban Making Gains And What Does It Say About US-Backed Afghan Government? sputniknews.com Pakistan has confirmed the Taliban* are now in control of the key border crossing of Spin Boldak. Why are the Taliban making advances in Afghanistan and what does it say about the quality of the US-trained forces they are facing?

David Santoro (2021-07-16). China: The Forgotten Nuclear Power No More. asia-pacificresearch.com

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2021-07-16). Cash or Card — Will COVID-19 Kill Cash? globalresearch.ca

James Bovard (2021-07-16). No Victory Lap for Governors Who "Locked Down America". New York Governor Cuomo Placed "Almost 20 Million Under House Arrest" globalresearch.ca

Ramona Wadi (2021-07-16). Will the US Stand up to Israeli Theft of Palestinian East Jerusalem? juancole.com ( Middle East Monitor ) — Jerusalem is once again in the diplomatic crosshairs over US President Joe Biden's intention to reopen the American Consulate in Jerusalem, which was closed by the Trump Administration in 2019. According to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, reopening the consulate is "an important way for our country to …

Rick Rozoff (2021-07-16). Victorious wars in Nagorno-Karabakh, Libya "reshuffled cards" all over the world: Turkish president. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Victorious wars in Nagorno-Karabakh, Libya "reshuffled cards" all over the world: Turkish president Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addressed a graduation ceremony at the Turkish National Defense University on July 16 and took the occasion, as he does most every other, to boast of his nation's military prowess. The English-language version of his website only …

Daniel Warner (2021-07-16). Letting Go: How Do Idols Say Good-Bye? counterpunch.org What can one say about a tennis player at the end of his career who loses to an inferior player on the sport's biggest stage? Are you thinking of Roger Federer and his quarter-final loss to Hubert Hurkacz at this year's Wimbledon? Are you still shocked at Roger's losing in straight sets at his favorite

Staff (2021-07-16). Venezuela's Arreaza: A Good Sign if US Recognizes International Criminal Court. orinocotribune.com Thursday, July 15, Venezuelan Minister for Foreign Affairs Jorge Arreaza considered that Washington now recognizes the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC) after Ambassador James Story sponsored an activity in which ICC prosecutor Karim Khan participated. | "A good sign that the US, through @usembassyve [James Story], recognizes the International Criminal Court and its jurisdiction, because there its officials will be investigated and tried for crimes against humanity derived from the illegal sanctions against #Venezuela," Arreaza wrote on his Twitter account. | The activity organized by the vir…

imperial.ac.uk (2021-07-16). Antimicrobial resistance and emerging talent: News from the College. imperial.ac.uk Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-07-16). Interdisciplinarity will help 'prepare for future pandemics'. imperial.ac.uk Governments, scientists and universities need to prepare now for unknown infectious disease threats, argue Professors Jake Baum and Charles Bangham.

Staff (2021-07-16). "Landslide": Michael Wolff on Trump's Final Days in Office & Why He Still Rules the Republican Party. democracynow.org As a special congressional committee investigating the January 6 insurrection prepares to hold its first hearings later this month, we speak with author Michael Wolff, whose new book, "Landslide," provides fresh details about former President Donald Trump's efforts to undermine the 2020 election, how he spurred his supporters to attack the U.S. Capitol and why he still holds the reins in the party. "There's no question Donald Trump runs the Republican Party," Wolff says. "We have two realities here: the reality of Donald Trump in charge, and the other reality which is that everybody knows that there's something w…

Staff (2021-07-16). Climate Profiteering: $13.5B Trust for California Fire Victims Funnels Funds to Lawyers & Consultants. democracynow.org We look at the corporate profiteering off people who lost their homes and loved ones to recent fires in California, where wildfires continue to rage amid record temperatures. A major investigation by KQED and NPR's California Newsroom found a special trust set up to distribute $13.5 billion to survivors of wildfires caused by PG&E — the state's largest utility company — instead spent lavishly on its own administration while distributing almost nothing to the 70,000 fire victims, many of whom still live in trailers. Those who profited while the fire victims waited for help included Wall Street bankers…

Staff (2021-07-16). Floods, Fires & Heat Waves: Michael Mann on "The New Climate War" & the Fight to Take Back the Planet. democracynow.org We speak with leading climate scientist Michael Mann about the catastrophic impact of the climate crisis around the world. He says he and other scientists predicted the extreme weather events now wreaking havoc. "We said that if we don't stop burning fossil fuels and elevating the levels of carbon pollution in the atmosphere and we continue to warm up the planet, we will see unprecedented heat waves and wildfires and floods and droughts and superstorms," says Mann. His new book is titled ‚Ä®"The New Climate War: The Fight to Take Back Our Planet."

Staff (2021-07-16). Headlines for July 16, 2021. democracynow.org COVID-19 Cases Rise in Nearly Every U.S. State as Delta Variant Becomes Dominant, Surgeon General Calls on Social Media Giants to Stop Spread of Anti-Vaccine Misinformation, Coronavirus Infections Continue Exponential Rise in Southeast Asia and Africa, German Chancellor Confronted over Blocking Patent Waiver for COVID-19 Vaccines, WHO Warns 23 Million Children Missed Vaccinations in 2020 Due to Pandemic, 110 Dead, 1,300 Missing as Once-in-a-Century Flooding Hits Germany and Belgium, Smoke Blankets Much of North America as Western Wildfires Grow in Size, Research Shows Parts of Amazon Rainforest Now Emit More Gree…

_____ (2021-07-16). Tim Kirby, Joaquin Flores — The Strategy Session, Episode 25. strategic-culture.org There is a grave international crisis looming, and its base is Afghanistan, Brian Cloughley writes. Tim and Joaquin discuss his article.

_____ (2021-07-16). Russiagate: Luke Harding's Hard Sell. strategic-culture.org By Joe LAURIA | Luke Harding of The Guardian on Thursday came out with a new The headline reads, "Kremlin papers appear to show Putin's plot to put Trump in White House" with the subhead: "Exclusive: Documents suggest Russia launched secret multi-agency effort to interfere in US democracy." | Harding's report says that during a Jan. 22,…

Global Research News (2021-07-16). Selected Articles: 62% of Patients Vaccinated for COVID Have Permanent Heart Damage. globalresearch.ca By On July 11, an outstanding news shook the world. The space race between two notorious millionaires Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson, was allegedly won by the latter. …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-16). How can I prevent runner's diarrhea? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Runner's diarrhea is characterized by frequent, loose bowel movements during or immediately after a run. Runner's diarrhea is most common in long-distance runners. This article is written by Mayo Clinic Staff. ___________________________________________ The cause of runner's diarrhea isn't clear. Contributing factors likely include the physical jostling of the organs, decreased blood flow to the intestines, changes in intestinal hormone secretion, increased amount or introduction of new food, and pre-race anxiety and stress. What is clear…

Kerry Smith (2021-07-16). War games on despite pandemic, threat to Great Barrier Reef. greenleft.org.au Lurking off the coast of China's eastern seaboard are three United States aircraft carrier battle groups, to be joined by a British aircraft carrier group and Australian and Canadian warships. Talisman Sabre 2021 has just begun, reports Kerry Smith.

Peter Boyle (2021-07-16). Kurdish women speak out for freedom. greenleft.org.au Mira Ibrahim, Shelan Khodedah and Zeynep Korkmaz share their personal stories illustrating the struggle for liberation of the Kurdish and Yezidi people.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-16). Tumor cell PD-L1 may mediate sensitivity to chemotherapy in colorectal cancer treatment. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Data in a study by Mayo Clinic Cancer Center researchers indicates that the level of tumor cell PD-L1, a protein that acts as a brake to keep the body's immune responses under control, may be an important factor for sensitivity to chemotherapy in colorectal cancer treatment. The study was published Friday, July 2, in Oncogene. "We have identified a mechanism by which absent or low levels of tumor cell PD-L1, which is commonly found…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-16). Mayo Clinic study suggests patients with lung cancer be screened for MET oncogene. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Research by investigators at Mayo Clinic Cancer Center suggests that physicians should screen patients with lung cancer for MET amplification/overexpression before determining a treatment strategy. Their findings are published Cancer Discovery, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. "In our research we found several lung cancer cases that were not responsive to standard chemotherapy," says Zhenkun Lou, Ph.D., a cancer researcher at Mayo Clinic. "Because these lung cancers were positive for…

Dave DeCamp (2021-07-16). Pentagon: Colombians Arrested in Haitian President's Killing Had US Training. news.antiwar.com The Pentagon said on Thursday that some of the former Colombian servicemen arrested over the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise had previously received training from the US military. | "A review of our training databases indicates that a small number of the Colombian individuals detained as part of this investigation had participated in past US military training and education programs while serving as active members of the Colombian Military Forces," Pentagon spokesman Lt. Col. Ken Hoffman

David M. Perry, Niela Orr (2021-07-16). Which Is the More Prescient Dystopia? 'Gattaca' or 'Parable of the Sower'. thenation.com Which Is the More Prescient Dystopia? 'Gattaca' or 'Parable of the Sower'

Jack Ohman (2021-07-16). Climate Change Nature Guide. thenation.com Climate Change Nature Guide…

Peter Schurmann, Manuel Ortiz (2021-07-16). Colombia's Strategy to Quell Protesters? Shoot at Their Eyes. thenation.com Colombia's Strategy to Quell Protesters? Shoot at Their Eyes.

Elie Mystal (2021-07-16). In My Own Private Utopia, There Is No Rain—or Republicans. thenation.com In My Own Private Utopia, There Is No Rain—or Republicans…

Dave Zirin (2021-07-16). Anti-Asian Racism and the 2020 Olympic Games. thenation.com Anti-Asian Racism and the 2020 Olympic Games…

Bryce Covert (2021-07-16). Imagining a Better Way to Grow Old in America. thenation.com Imagining a Better Way to Grow Old in America…

Molly Crabapple (2021-07-16). All That's Utopian Melts Into Asphalt. thenation.com All That's Utopian Melts Into Asphalt…

Kim Stanley Robinson (2021-07-16). The Novel Solutions of Utopian Fiction. thenation.com The Novel Solutions of Utopian Fiction…

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Staff (2021-07-16). Postal Worker Hospitalized for Six Weeks After Pleading for COVID Protections. truthout.org Last November, just as Minnesota was suffering through a punishing wave of COVID-19, managers at a St. Paul U.S. Postal Service distribution center allowed employees to hold a going-away party in the building. | Alejandra Hernandez, a mail handler at that center, was shocked when she saw the gathering: Almost everything about it seemed to violate pandemic safety policies. More than 15 of her colleagues were together in a break room meant for six, chatting, eating and not wearing masks. | She…

Staff (2021-07-16). Anti-Protest Bills in Southern States Face First Amendment Challenges. truthout.org In the past year, following last summer's Those new laws are part of a broader nationwide crackdown against p…

Staff (2021-07-16). Billions in Trust Meant for Wildfire Survivors Went to Lawyers and Consultants. truthout.org We look at the corporate profiteering off people who lost their homes and loved ones to recent fires in California, where wildfires continue to rage amid record temperatures. A major investigation by KQED and NPR's California Newsroom found a special trust set up to distribute $13.5 billion to survivors of wildfires caused by PG&E — the state's largest utility company — instead spent lavishly on its own administration while distributing almost nothing to the 70,000 fire victims, ma…

Staff (2021-07-16). Despite January 6 Pledges, Companies Begin Donating to Republicans Again. truthout.org Early this year, Despite these pledges, many comp…

Staff (2021-07-16). Biden Admin Reverses Trump Policy to Open Alaskan Forest to Logging. truthout.org The United States Forest Service announced on Thursday plans to undo a Trump administration policy that would have opened up the nation's largest forest, the Tongass National Forest in Alaska, to logging and road construction. | Until 2020, the forest, which is also

Staff (2021-07-16). To Abolish Prisons and Militarism, We Need Anti-Imperialist Abolition Feminism. truthout.org "In this society, safety and security will not be premised on violence or the threat of violence; it will be based on a collective commitment to guaranteeing the survival and care of all peoples." — Since the turn of the 21st century, the prison- and military-industrial complexes have not only expanded, but they are…

Staff (2021-07-16). Chomsky: Bolsonaro Is Spreading Trump-Like Fear of "Election Fraud" in Brazil. truthout.org Since 2019, Brazil finds itself in the midst of one of its most difficult periods since the end of the military dictatorship in 1985, thanks to the inhumane policies of the Jair Bolsonaro regime which parallel those of Donald Trump's administration. President Bolsonaro is an apologist for the brutal military dictatorship that ruled Brazil from 1964 to 1985, and there is even the possibility that he may attempt to resort to the military guys who he thinks might back him up in the face of growing…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-16). Mayo Clinic Minute: Tips to pick healthier oils. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Your body needs some fat to function normally. However, not all fats are created equal, and it's wise to choose healthier options whenever possible. Angie Murad, a licensed dietitian and patient educator with the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, offers these tips for selecting cooking oils. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/LXCJR38di5E Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-16). Mayo Clinic Minute: Why bone marrow donor diversity is needed. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Bone marrow transplants are procedures that infuse healthy blood stem cells into your body to replace damaged or diseased bone marrow. Just like people in need of solid organ transplants, such as hearts or kidneys, people in need of a bone marrow transplant have to find a matching donor. Dr. Ernesto Ayala, a Mayo Clinic hematologist and oncologist, says bone marrow donations from people of all races and ethnicities are essential in order to help…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-16). Mayo Clinic Minute: Fireworks and grilling safety reminders. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Fireworks, grilling and campfires are part of the summer experience. This holiday weekend, make sure you keep safety top of mind. Dr. Michael Boniface, a Mayo Clinic emergency medicine physician, explains that burn injuries from these activities go up in the summer, and these injuries often can be prevented. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/iv3wlwXYAyw Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 00) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-16). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Working toward more diversity in orthopedic surgery. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Of all the medical and surgical subspecialties, orthopedic surgery historically has had the lowest percentage of women and minorities. Mayo Clinic's orthopedic surgery department is working to change that. This summer, two female medical students are participating in an eight-week clinical and research internship in orthopedic surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. The program was developed by Nth Dimensions, an organization that seeks to bring more women and minorities into the profession. "I think it's important…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-16). Mayo Clinic first to use next generation 4D ICE imaging to help patients with structural heart disease. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic recently became the first to use a next-generation 4D intracardiac echo (ICE) device in patients to guide heart procedures such as left atrial appendage closure, mitral valve repair and treatment of tricuspid valve regurgitation. The technology can also help physicians perform procedures without putting patients under general anesthesia. An echocardiogram is a noninvasive test that uses sound waves to produce detailed images of the heart's size, structure and function, as well as detailed images of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-16). Sharing Mayo Clinic: Receiving care for COVID-19 while pregnant. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Last September, Kim and Lloyd Harter of Fairchild, Wisconsin, along with their daughter Eleanor Jacobo, tested positive for COVID-19. While they recovered, they also waited for a special new addition to their family: Kim was eight months pregnant. With pregnancy being a risk factor for complications due to COVID-19, a member of the COVID-19 Front-Line Care Team at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, called Kim to discuss her risks, as well as provide information about…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-16). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Keeping your fingernails in tip-top shape. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have noticed recently that my nails have an unusual color and shape, and I don't understand why. Although I do enjoy gardening, I don't have a job where I use my hands more than normal. I want my nails to be sturdy and healthy-looking. Can you provide some insight on how to achieve this and tips for properly taking care of my nails? ANSWER: For anyone concerned with nail health, the first step…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-16). New vaccine platform invented by Mayo enters COVID-19 clinical trial. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A Mayo Clinic lab member is purifying an adenovirus vector for preclinical testing. A novel single-cycle adenovirus vaccine platform developed by Mayo Clinic will be used to target multiple infectious diseases and cancer indications, beginning with a phase 1 clinical study using the platform as a vaccine for COVID-19. Developed to enhance the expression of target antigens, the single-cycle adenovirus platform is under investigation for its ability to amplify immune responses. In contrast to replication-defective…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-16). Mayo Clinic Q and A: COVID-19 vaccination and precautions. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am due to get my second dose of COVID-19 vaccine in a few weeks. I understand this is an important step for me and my community, but I'm unsure what guidelines I should follow. Some of my friends are traveling, and they seem to have thrown all caution to the wind. What can I expect after being vaccinated for COVID-19, both physically and when in public? ANSWER: It is completely normal to have…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-16). Guide to safe grilling practices. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The July Fourth holiday weekend often means gatherings. Keep your gathering safe by following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's COVID-19 guidance for activities. If you are looking forward to a weekend cookout, make sure to keep foodborne bacteria and germs off your guest list. Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a Mayo Clinic pediatric infectious diseases physician, says warmer temperatures are when foodborne germs thrive and illnesses peak. Watch: Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse talks about safe grilling practices. www.youtube.com/watch?v=19v4oRLW-hw&#038… Journalists: Broadcast-quality sound bites are…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-16). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: The new work-life balancing act. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The COVID-19 pandemic has altered the way people work. As vaccination rates increase, some people are returning to the office. But many companies have opted to keep their employees working from home permanently. This change has positive and negative side effects, including the mental health aspects of working from home. "Any time there are changes, it can be challenging for people, particularly when you're not used to working from home," says Dr. Greg Couser, a…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-16). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Kidney stones and calcium. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have trouble with kidney stones and recently found out they are calcium oxalate stones. While I have stopped consuming all dairy products, I know that I need calcium as I age for bone health. Would adding in almond milk or another type of plant milk help? How do I take care of both my kidneys and bones? ANSWER: It sounds like your concern about milk and other dairy products is that their calcium may spur…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-16). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Taking the fear out of cardiac testing. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org When it comes to the heart, it can be scary to seek care when you think you might be having a problem. Tests may be necessary to evaluate your heart, and the unfamiliar terminology associated with these tests can be confusing and intimidating. Understanding terms like electrocardiogram, echocardiogram, coronary angiogram or stress test may help alleviate the fear. "Whenever we order these tests, we don't want you to have anxiety," says Dr. Christopher DeSimone, a Mayo…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-16). Sharing Mayo Clinic: Every day you don't lose, you are winning. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Jennifer Summers, who was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy, says that with her disease, she counts every day there isn't a loss as a good day. She credits her faith and her care team at Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse with keeping her moving forward with a positive outlook. This article is written by Mayo Clinic Staff. Jennifer Summers, is an optimistic, articulate woman. The 35-year-old enjoys crafting, spending time with her close-knit…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-16). Science Saturday: Melanoma test to help some patients avoid surgical biopsy. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org More than 100,00 people in the U.S. are expected to be diagnosed with melanoma this year — double the number of cases compared to 30 years ago, according to the American Academy of Dermatology Association. "Melanoma accounts for only about 2% of skin cancers, but it causes a majority of skin cancer deaths," says Alexander Meves, M.D., a Mayo Clinic dermatologist whose laboratory in Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine works on cutting-edge methods to diagnose and treat melanoma….

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-16). Consumer Health: UV radiation and your skin. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org July is UV Safety Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about the harmful effects of ultraviolet, or UV, radiation from sunlight or tanning beds. Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. Skin cancer develops primarily on areas of sun-exposed skin, including the scalp, face, lips, ears, neck, chest, arms, hands and legs. The three main types of skin cancer are basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma….

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-16). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Bleeding moles and skin checks. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have a significant number of moles. While most do not bother me, I have at least one that bleeds from time to time. Should I see my doctor for a mole that bleeds? ANSWER: Moles are groups of pigment cells, and nearly everyone has them. Most moles are harmless, but it's possible for melanoma — a rare but serious skin cancer — to develop in or near a mole. Although it may not…

Jeffrey St. Clair (2021-07-16). Roaming Charges: The Cuba Fixation. counterpunch.org The worst thing the Cubans ever did to the US was to export the island's most reactionary criminal element to south Florida, where they've dominated the economic and political scene for the last 60 years, using the same corrupt practices that got them chased out of Havana. And they'll probably be paying price for this island cleaning until the Atlantic reclaims Miami.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-07-16). Al pueblo de Cuba: øEstá Washington orquestando un "golpe blando"? La cooptación de los intelectuales cubanos. globalresearch.ca Nota del autor | En octubre de 2010, fui invitado a la casa de Fidel Castro en las afueras de La Habana para discutir la política exterior de Estados Unidos, los peligros de la guerra nuclear, la crisis económica global y …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-07-16). Venezuela Reports Newsletter. libya360.wordpress.com With conviction the Venezuelan people reaffirm their right to peace and stability, dismantling violent plans against our country. More in: "Venezuela Informa". Con convicción el Pueblo venezolano reafirma su derecho a la paz y la estabilidad, desmontando planes violentos contra nuestro país. Más en: ´Venezuela Informa ª Telegram: t.co/rnL6UyNLdjEs: t.co/z6a88aGobEEn: t.co/SOK6PsKScKFr: t.co/C7FcZgCTf1 — Jorge Arreaza M (@jaarreaza)…

Red Latina sin fronteras (2021-07-16). 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…

Guest Contributor (2021-07-16). Child Tax Credit: Two-Child Limit and the Limits of Review. ukhumanrightsblog.com SC, CB and 8 children, R. (on the application of) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions & Ors [2021] UKSC 26 (9 July 2021) The Supreme Court has rejected a challenge against the two-child limit on the individual element of child tax credit payments. In a unanimous judgment delivered by Lord Reed, the …

_____ (2021-07-16). Ocasio-Cortez Slams Biden Administration for Upholding 'Absurdly Cruel' Cuba Embargo. commondreams.org "Mass infection is not an option," experts said of the Tory government's "dangerous and unethical" reopening plan.

_____ (2021-07-16). To Crack Down on 'Rich Tax Scofflaws,' Biden Urged to Nominate Top Tax Prosecutor. commondreams.org Stuchburry's efforts to defend Kiambu forest and work "fighting for the rest of us" drew renewed praise.

_____ (2021-07-16). Rich Nations Hoard Enough Extra Vaccines for All African Adults as Continent's Crisis Intensifies. commondreams.org Minority rule has metastasized like a cancer and is now pervasive throughout the US political system.

_____ (2021-07-16). 'This Is Sickening': Forest Defender Joanna Stuchburry Shot to Death in Kenya. commondreams.org "As Africa is now facing its third and biggest Covid wave so far, it is getting left behind in the race for vaccine doses," said the head of UNAIDS. "This vaccine apartheid is unacceptable."

_____ (2021-07-16). 'Future Belongs to Renewable Energy': Greenland Ditches All Oil Drilling. commondreams.org "This is your climate on fossil fuel."

_____ (2021-07-16). There Is a Monster in Our Oceans, and It Isn't Sharks, It's Us. commondreams.org People are dying unnecessarily, and it's a crime, with a list of suspects that shouldn't surprise anyone.

_____ (2021-07-16). 'This Summit Was a Failure': Biden-Merkel Meeting Ends With No Deal on Vaccine Patent Waiver. commondreams.org "It is never acceptable for us to use cruelty as a point of leverage against every day people."

_____ (2021-07-16). Rich Countries Created Climate Crisis Ravaging Island States. commondreams.org "Great news!" exclaimed one international legal group.

_____ (2021-07-16). The Perils of "Minority Rule" commondreams.org

_____ (2021-07-16). RIght-Wing Media and GOP Have Blood on Their Hands for Covid-19 Misinformation. commondreams.org "The Justice Department hasn't had a full-time top tax prosecutor for over seven years, helping let millionaire tax cheats run wild."

_____ (2021-07-16). 'We Are in Deep, Deep Sh*t': Climate Experts Shocked at Severity of Floods in Germany and Belgium. commondreams.org As apex predators, sharks are crucial in the maintenance of oceanic ecosystems.

_____ (2021-07-16). 'Danger to the World': 1,200+ Scientists Denounce Boris Johnson's Plan to End UK Covid Restrictions. commondreams.org As recent disasters have shown, the world's small island developing states are acutely vulnerable to the ravages of climate change, a problem created almost entirely by rich countries.

Anonymous103 (2021-07-16). Reforms To Reduce Inflation, Promote Growth And Increase Financial Independence Of Russia. southfront.org Illustrative ImageThis article presents an external vision of domestic economic processes in Russia. | The SouthFront Team received feedback on this article from several experts on the Russian economy. They agree on the following: if considering Russia as an ideal socially-oriented system, that is a fusion of the Soviet socialist heritage and real democratic principles, the proposals made by the author of the article are very acute. | However, SF considers necessary to clarify that the Russian Federation is no longer a "se…

Xiaolin Huang, Xiaojian Shao, Li Xing, Yushan Hu, Don D. Sin, Xuekui Zhang (2021-07-16). [Research Paper] The impact of lockdown timing on COVID-19 transmission across US counties. thelancet.com Lockdowns are an effective way of controlling the spread of COVID-19 in communities. Significant delays in lockdown cause a dramatic increase in the cumulative case counts. Thus, the timing of the lockdown relative to the case count is an important consideration in controlling the pandemic in communities.

Prof Cesar Victora, Prof Marcia C Castro, Susie Gurzenda, Arnaldo C Medeiros, Giovanny V A Franàßa, Prof Aluisio J D Barros (2021-07-16). Estimating the early impact of vaccination against COVID-19 on deaths among elderly people in Brazil: Analyses of routinely-collected data on vaccine coverage and mortality. thelancet.com Background: Vaccination against COVID-19 in Brazil started in January 2021, with health workers and the elderly as the priority groups. We assessed whether there was an impact of vaccinations on the mortality of elderly individuals in a context of wide transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 gamma (P.1) variant.Methods: By May 15, 2021, 238,414 COVID-19 deaths had been reported to the Brazilian Mortality Information System. Denominators for mortality rates were calculated by correcting population estimates for all-cause deaths reported in 2020.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-07-16). Free the vaccine: Protests greet German chancellor Angela Merkel on US visit. peoplesdispatch.org Demonstrations calling for Germany to stop blocking patent waiver for COVID-19 vaccines were held in the US capital, Washington DC, among other places, as German chancellor Angela Merkel made an official visit to the US to meet president Joe Biden…

Staff (2021-07-16). Los Angeles County brings back mask mandate, regardless of vaccine status, after rise in Covid-19 cases. rt.com The lifting of Covid-19 restrictions in Los Angeles was short-lived, as the county government has reimposed an indoor mask mandate, even for vaccinated residents, after an increase in new infections. | Just one month after California's reopening, the county Public Health Department said on Thursday that masks will again be required indoors, effective from Saturday. New Covid-19 cases in the most populous US county last week

Priscilla Robinson (2021-07-16). Pfizer Is Upholding Global Vaccine Apartheid. zcomm.org Today We Risk Arrest to Stop It…

Eve Ottenberg (2021-07-16). Republican Reich or GOP Clown Car? The 2024 Race Heats Up Early. counterpunch.org You knew Florida governor Ron DeSantis has presidential ambitions, right? What gave it away — his law banning vaccine passports a couple of months back? His dislike for masks to protect from covid? Or when he signed a law against alleged censorship of conservatives by Big Tech? Or maybe it was his June 25 announcement

Dr. Michael Palmer (2021-07-16). Expert Evidence Regarding Comirnaty (Pfizer) COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine for Children. globalresearch.ca

Megan Redshaw (2021-07-16). Experts Warn of 'Huge Risk' as Moderna Launches COVID Vaccine Trials for Pregnant Women. globalresearch.ca

Citizens Trade Campaign (2021-07-16). Thursday 7/15: Rally: Tell Germany to Stop Blocking Global COVID-19 Vaccines at the WTO! indybay.org San Francisco German Consulate ‚Ä¢ 1960 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94109…

Children's Health Defense (2021-07-16). Doctors for COVID Ethics: Halt Use of Pfizer COVID Vaccines in Adolescents 'Immediately'. globalresearch.ca

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