2021-07-19: News Headlines

Aaron Booe (2021-07-19). The ACLU National Advocacy Institute is Building the Next Generation of Leaders — Including Me. aclu.org I stumbled upon the ACLU's

Staff (2021-07-19). 84-hour weeks: A striking Frito-Lay worker describes horrors of working for chip giant. therealnews.com Hundreds of workers at the Frito-Lay manufacturing and distribution plant in Topeka, Kansas, have been on strike since July 5. Workers at Frito-Lay have endured years of disrespect, and many at the plant have seen their wages stagnate and fall behind other employers in the area. On top of that, workers have been caught in a horrible cycle that was greatly exacerbated by COVID 19: While more people stayed home during the pandemic and ate a lot more chips, the incredibly high turnover at Frito-Lay means that folks who stayed on have been forced to work longer hours, with some pulling 12-hour shifts seven days…

Blake Skylar (2021-07-19). In Germany and worldwide, climate change-fueled weather crisis wreaks havoc. peoplesworld.org Floods caused by global warming in Germany have left 108 people dead and at least 1,300 others missing. The tragedy is the latest in a pattern of natural disasters worldwide, highlighting the dire reality that devastating weather events will continue and worsen due to climate change. Days before turbid waves ripped through the western part …

Steve Sweeney (2021-07-19). Cubans take to the street in defense of the revolution. peoplesworld.org

Juan Cole (2021-07-19). Palestinian-Israeli Party in Gov't Warns of "Religious War" over Violent Squatter Invasion of al-Aqsa Mosque Complex. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — The Israeli newspaper Arab 48 reports that early on Sunday morning, hundreds of Israeli squatter-settlers stormed the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque from the direction of the Moors Gate, with heavy guard by the Israeli security forces. An attempt was made to exclude Palestinians from the Mosque and its environs. In …

Al Neal (2021-07-19). With Tokyo Olympics five days away, COVID makes things surreal. peoplesworld.org After a yearlong pandemic delay, followed by months of public speculation—"will it or won't it happen"—the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo are now just five days away. The usual televised Olympic events will take place, fans will be watching in excitement, but it will also be something different. Something a bit surreal. There will …

Staff (2021-07-19). Vancouver "Boycott Tour" protest marches for justice and liberation in Palestine. samidoun.net Demonstrators gathered in Vancouver, on the unceded lands of the S·∏µwxñwú7mesh (Squamish), S…ôlÃìiÃÅlw…ôta î/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) and x ∑m…ôŒ∏k ∑…ôyÃì…ôm (Musqueam) peoples, on Sunday, 18 July for a "Boycott Tour" march for Palestine throughout the city's downtown. The protest began outside the offices of ZIM Shipping, the oldest and largest Israeli shipping company that transports weapons to and from occupied Palestine while profiteering from colonized Palestinian la…

Rick Rozoff (2021-07-19). Azerbaijan's defense chief tells commanders, troops to be ready for new war. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azerbaijan's defense chief tells commanders, troops to be ready for new war "We are the winning country. We have destroyed Armenia." The defense minister of Azerbaijan, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov, who has recently touted his nation's partnership with NATO, spoke at a meeting attended by what an Azerbaijani news report said were deputy defense ministers, …

_____ (2021-07-19). Identifying The Policy Levers Generating Wage Suppression And Inequality. popularresistance.org Inequalities abound in the U.S. economy, and a central driver in recent decades is the widening gap between the hourly compensation of a typical (median) worker and productivity—the income generated per hour of work. This growing divergence has been driven by two other widening gaps, that between the compensation received by the vast majority of workers and those at the top, and that between labor's share of income and capital's. This paper presents evidence that the divorce between the growth of median compensation and productivity, the inequality of compensation, and the erosion of labor's share of income…

WSWS (2021-07-19). Demonstrator killed in Iran's water crisis protests. wsws.org The ruling elite is acutely conscious of the significance of these protests in the country's economic powerhouse, where thousands of contract workers in Iran's oil industry have been on strike for weeks, demanding better wages and working conditions in the southern gas fields and some refineries in the big cities and winning growing support elsewhere.

ecns.cn (2021-07-19). China calls on WHO to oppose politicization in further COVID origin study. ecns.cn China's Foreign Ministry on Monday called on the World Health Organization (WHO) to maintain its scientific and professional position in tracing the origins of COVID-19 and firmly oppose the politicization of the matter as it prepares for the second phase of study.

Jonah Raskin (2021-07-19). California Cannabis, Summer 2021: Lindsay Davey, OGs and the Gang at CannaCraft. counterpunch.org Sooner or later, Lindsay Davey, 31, was bound to find creative work in the cannabis industry. College educated and savvy about both business and science, she belongs to a generation of young women that's remaking the wide-open, rapidly expanding territory of marijuana, now legal in some form, whether recreational or medicinal, in all but five states of the U.S. The prohibition states are: Alabama. Idaho, Indiana, South Dakota and Wyoming.

Staff (2021-07-19). Peru: Electoral Authority Confirms Pedro Castillo's Victory. orinocotribune.com Due to her false allegations of electoral fraud seeking to annul votes from rural areas where Castillo won with wide margins, the prosecution has initiated an investigation against Keiko Fujimori for crimes against the right to vote and false statements. | Peruvian electoral justice authority finished reviewing, and rejected, due to lack of evidence, all the claims of right-wing candidate Keiko Fujimori to annul the votes obtained by Pedro Castillo, a method by which she had tried to snatch the victory from the leftist candidate. Thus, after a long wait of more than a month, it has been confirmed that the rural t…

Ali Abunimah (2021-07-19). Why isn't Israel held accountable for spying on journalists? electronicintifada.net NSO Group's Pegasus spyware used more extensively than previously known, investigation finds.

WSWS (2021-07-19). Data breach reveals extensive government spying on journalists and political activists. wsws.org A breach of Israeli spy company NSO Group revealed 50,000 phone numbers, including those belonging to journalists, slated for infection with spyware capable of viewing a target's personal messages and information.

WSWS (2021-07-19). COVID-19 cases across the US have more than doubled in the last two weeks. wsws.org The surge of infections across the United States with the hyper-transmissible Delta variant has commenced as the vaccination campaign has stalled, leaving millions unvaccinated and vulnerable.

Aviva Chomsky (2021-07-19). Migration Is Not the Crisis: What Washington Could Really Do in Central America. juancole.com By Aviva Chomsky | — ( Tomdispatch.com ) — Earlier this month, a Honduran court found David Castillo, a U.S.-trained former Army intelligence officer and the head of an internationally financed hydroelectric company, guilty of the 2016 murder of celebrated Indigenous activist Berta Cáceres. His company was building a dam that threatened the traditional lands …

Staff (2021-07-19). Exposed: Fake News Campaign Misrepresents Havana Demonstrations (Alan MacLeod). orinocotribune.com On Sunday, July 18, renowned MintPress News journalist Alan MacLeod exposed the anti-Cuba fake news operation launched by Fox News in the United States. He revealed the true messages on posters displayed by protesters in support of the Revolution on the streets of Havana. Fox News network had tried to distort reality in Cuba by using a video with blurred banners to present a demonstration in favor of the Cuban government as a demonstration against it. | "Fox News' editors blurred out the signs at what they claimed were 'anti-government' demonstrations in Cuba because they said things like 'Long live the Cuban Rev…

Staff (2021-07-19). Gang Members Captured During Operation Gran Cacique Indio Guaicaipuro in Petare: 7 from Wilexis & 2 from El Coqui. orinocotribune.com On Saturday, July 17, the Deputy Minister of Prevention and Citizen Security, General Endes Palencia, reported that nine criminals have been captured by security forces during the deployment of Operation Gran Cacique Indio Guaicaipuro in Petare. Seven of them were connected to the Wilexis criminal gang and two of them were from Cota 905, where the El Coqui gang operates. | He highlighted that officials from different national security bodies participated in this operation with the aim of guaranteeing peace and tranquility to the people of Petare. | He explained that the data and all the details related to the ide…

Mark Gruenberg (2021-07-19). Honoring the suffragists, women in white march for voting rights. peoplesworld.org

Kourosh Karimi-Cherkandi, Michelle Maldonado (2021-07-19). Nurses at Keck Hospital of USC strike for patient safety. liberationnews.org "We've been in contract negotiations for the past eight months, fighting for fair wages, but mainly patient safety," said Kerri Dodgens, an ICU nurse at Keck.

Francis Erdman (2021-07-19). Blockchain for the people? A progressive perspective on the technology. peoplesworld.org There are many myths and misunderstandings about blockchain, the technology that underpins cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. This largely because many (not all) people who work in that space come at it either from a global capitalist mindset and/or some flavor of libertarian/anarchist mindset. They are seeking to politicize something which is after all just a …

Michele de Mello (2021-07-19). ELN believes 2022 elections in Colombia will "likely favor peace" peoplesdispatch.org At 211 years of independence and six decades of armed conflict, Colombia remains mired in violence. ELN commander Aureliano Carbonell discusses the challenges to building peace…

Workers World Party (2021-07-19). Celebrate the Cuban Revolution with Workers World! workers.org Workers World/Mundo Obrero joins with the Cuban people in celebrating the 68th anniversary of an event which changed the course of history for their island nation. On July 26, 1953, Cuban revolutionaries boldly attacked the Moncada garrison in Santiago de Cuba and simultaneously conducted a siege of the army barracks . . . |

Moderator (2021-07-19). What Biden Could Really Do to Help Central America. scheerpost.com Peter Haden / CC BY 2.0] By Aviva Chomsky / TomDispatch Earlier this month, a Honduran court found David Castillo, a U.S.-trained former Army intelligence officer and the head of an internationally financed hydroelectric company, guilty of the 2016 murder of celebrated Indigenous activist Berta Cáceres. His company was building a dam that threatened the traditional lands and water sources of the… |

WSWS (2021-07-19). The floods in Europe and the bankruptcy of capitalism. wsws.org The floods, which have claimed the lives of over 180 people in Germany and Belgium, expose in many ways the bankruptcy of capitalism and its political representatives.

WSWS (2021-07-19). UK government proceeds with criminal "Freedom Day" and junks COVID safety measures. wsws.org In the last seven days, Britain recorded 296,768 new cases of COVID-19, up 41 percent on the previous week and the second highest seven-day total in the world. Only Indonesia with 341,749 cases, but with a population of 276.5 million—four times the size of Britain—recorded more.

Paul Joseph Watson (2021-07-19). French Face 6 Months in Jail for Entering a Bar or Restaurant Without a COVID Pass. globalresearch.ca

Andrew Emett (2021-07-19). Former police detective convicted on bribery and drug charges. nationofchange.org Collare faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison for federal program bribery, 15 years in prison for bribery by a federal official, 20 years in prison for distribution of heroin and five years in prison for false statements.

Alan MacLeod (2021-07-19). The Bay of Tweets: Documents Point to US Hand in Cuba Protests. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-07-19). Veteran building trades worker speaks on the Volvo Trucks strike. wsws.org The WSWS spoke with Rob, a veteran operating engineer in the Kansas City area and regular reader of the WSWS, on the significance and lessons of the month-long strike by Volvo Trucks workers in Dublin, Virginia.

WSWS (2021-07-19). Australia: CFPE/IYSSE meeting calls for rank-and-file committees to fight education cuts. wsws.org Many questions were raised and answered about how to fight back against the pro-business restructuring and decimation of public education.

WSWS (2021-07-19). As Delta variant spreads in German schools, government intensifies herd immunity policy. wsws.org The federal and state governments are putting the lives and health of tens of thousands more people at risk by demanding unsafe face-to-face teaching at the end of the summer holidays.

Dr. Shawgi Tell (2021-07-19). "Market Concentration" Leads to Monopoly Capitalism: President Biden's Farcical Antimonopoly Executive Order. globalresearch.ca

Editor (2021-07-19). Pretending not to see brazen lies: the rule of law and nuclear madness. mronline.org The latest brazen lie is the "rule of law" upheld by U.S. President Joe Biden at the G7 and NATO summits, especially lies about lawlessness surrounding nuclear weapons. | July 19, 2021 | Newswire…

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2021-07-19). How CDN Providers Break the Internet. globalresearch.ca

Fight Back (2021-07-19). Memphis rallies in support of Palestine. fightbacknews.org Memphis, TN – On July 17, over 40 people gathered at the intersection of South Cooper Street and Young Avenue here for a rally called by the Memphis chapter of the Freedom Road Socialist Organization, in coalition with Memphis Voices for Palestine. Representatives from Never Again TN and Jewish Memphians for Social Justice, two Jewish-led organizations, were also present. | The rally was called in response to a small Christian Zionist protest in East Memphis, a neighborhood that most of Memphis' Jewish population calls home, one week earlier. That rally brought traffic to a screeching halt, forcing the residents…

Abdul Rahman (2021-07-19). Silwan and Israel's Judaization project in East Jerusalem. peoplesdispatch.org From prompting illegal settlers in the area since 1991 to denying permits to build new houses in East Jerusalem, Israel has used every trick in the book to force the Palestinian residents of the locality to leave their homes…

Nan McCurdy, Nora McCurdy (2021-07-19). Evo Morales Denounces New U.S.-Led Operation Condor. covertactionmagazine.com Plan follows precedent of 1970s state-sponsored assassination campaign targeting leftists. Operation Condor was a U.S.-directed secret intelligence program in the 1970s and early '80s in six South American U.S.-backed dictatorships—Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Uruguay and Paraguay—that resulted in the torture and "disappearance" of thousands of people. The victims included dissidents and leftists, union and peasant …

Christine Eldabh (2021-07-19). The UN's George Floyd Resolution is a Vital Step Toward International Accountability. aclu.org More than one year after the brutal murder of George Floyd at the hands of police, it is clear that international accountability is critical to complement and bolster domestic efforts to dismantle systemic racism in law enforcement in the United States. | Last month, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet released a highly anticipated and historic

Ivory Hecker (2021-07-19). Video: Censoring Her for Reporting on Hydroxychloroquine: Journalist Ivory Hecker. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-07-19). Many health workers across Australia remain unvaccinated as coronavirus outbreak spirals out of control. wsws.org With a major COVID outbreak in Sydney and Melbourne, there are still tens of thousands of aged care workers who have not been vaccinated, as a result of government policies.

Ramona Wadi (2021-07-19). Biden's Policy on Cuba Reveals Itself. globalresearch.ca

Editor (2021-07-19). Behold: the fallacy of "techo-inevitabilism" mronline.org Director Werner Herzog's documentary 'Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World' (2016) begins with "Internet pioneer" Leonard Kleinrock, who welcomes us into the, yes, actual laboratory where it was "born"! To Wagnerian strains in the soundtrack, Kleinrock complacently calls the place "a holy shrine"—quite a revealing phrase for this acolyte of possibly the last of the false religions. | July 19, 2021…

Dr. Helen Caldicott (2021-07-19). With All Its Wisdom, the Human Race Is Killing Itself. globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-07-19). Nicaragua: U.S. Sanctions Will Disrupt Sustainable Beef Production and Reforestation. libya360.wordpress.com Richard Kohn, Ph.D. Recently, there have been reports in the news media that Nicaragua is destroying its rain forests and allowing beef ranchers to convert them to pastures in the country's vast nature reserves. A network of supposed human rights and environmental groups are calling for an increase in the intensity of sanctions against Nicaragua,…

WSWS (2021-07-19). Tentative contract agreement with Providence Medical Center in Everett, Washington leaves nurses facing chronic understaffing. wsws.org The contract "highlights" published by UFCW Local 21 provide only sketchy details, but the agreement clearly falls far short of meeting the demands by nurses for adequate pay and staffing.

WSWS (2021-07-19). US district court ruling allows electric shock "therapy" of intellectually disabled students. wsws.org The courts have vacated a Food and Drug Administration ban on the use of a barbaric electrical shock system used by a Massachusetts "school" on residents ages three to adult.

_____ (2021-07-19). New Yorkers Rally For Drone Whistleblower Daniel Hale. popularresistance.org A press conference was held on Saturday, July 17th on the High Line in New York City to support former Air Force "intelligence" analyst Daniel E. Hale, who faces 10 years in prison on July 27 after releasing government documents revealing atrocities of the U.S. drone program and details of its inner workings, such as the creation of "kill" lists. The event was organized by BanKillerDrones.org and held at an art installation by Sam Durant called "Untitled (drone)." | On Tuesday, July 27th, truth-teller Daniel Hale is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court, possibly up to 10 years in prison, after pleading guil…

WSWS (2021-07-19). This week in history: July 19—25. wsws.org This column profiles important historical events which took place during this week, 25 years ago, 50 years ago, 75 years ago and 100 years ago.

Editor (2021-07-19). Arreaza calls cyberattack on Cuban Foreign Ministry imperial clumsiness. mronline.org In his Twitter account @jaarreaza, Minister Arreaza wrote, "Another characteristic of the international incitement of aggression against #Cuba. Imperialism is clumsy enough to leave traces of its misdeeds." | July 19, 2021…

Dean Baker (2021-07-19). Can We Cut the Crap on "Unconstrained Globalized Capitalism" cepr.net I get why the right likes to make it seem that the huge upward redistribution of the last four decades was just the result of the market working its magic, but why do so many liberals feel the need to play along. We got yet another example of this bizarre behavior in a column by …

Sonali Kolhatkar (2021-07-19). 20 Years of U.S. Occupation Was Brutal in Afghanistan—And So Will Be the Exit. counterpunch.org When a reporter in early July asked Joe Biden a question about the war in Afghanistan, the U.S. president sniped back, saying, "I want to talk about happy things, man." Biden revealed, perhaps unintentionally, that the situation in Afghanistan is anything but a happy topic. It might have been one of the most revealing responses from

Tom Engelhardt (2021-07-19). Tomgram: Aviva Chomsky, Migration as Resistance. warisacrime.org This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here. Give Joe Biden credit. As a 78-year-old mainstream politician, he's made some surprisingly bold moves domestically when it comes, for instance, to climate change — even if his plans have been quite literally paralyzed by Senate Minority Leader …

Mike Ervin (2021-07-19). Smart Ass Cripple: The Search for the Perfect Exploitable Worker. progressive.org With the pandemic causing millions of workers to forgo crappy, low-wage jobs, employers are now scrambling to find people to exploit. That's where the disabled come in.

WSWS (2021-07-19). Thirty-seven deaths among New York City transit workers so far this year as city's infrastructure continues to crumble. wsws.org Following the reopening of New York City, a new normal is emerging for transit workers and riders consisting of the normalization of death, failing service, and stepped-up attacks on jobs.

William Manson (2021-07-19). Those Oh-So-Agreeable Algorithms. dissidentvoice.org Just before leaving the socialist U.S. to settle in a "truly freedom-loving" country (Brazil), Patrick R. Henry, formerly of Las Vegas, Nevada, posted this final message on his blog: I've had it — as you already know. For — how long has it been? — decades, I've been trying to alert folks to the ever-tightening …

Donald Monaco (2021-07-19). Biden Targets Iran. Cyber, Military and Legal Provocations. Economic Warfare. globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-07-19). Plan Condor II: South America's Right-Wing and the US "United Behind Bolivian Coup" libya360.wordpress.com Nathalia Urban According to the spokesman of the Bolivian government Jorge Richter, Brazil and Chile may have been involved in clashes between protesters and security forces that took place in the country following the resignation of Evo Morales in 2019. Richter said that possible international collaboration will now be investigated, without giving further details. Richter's…

Rick Rozoff (2021-07-19). NATO conducts 14-nation naval war games in Black Sea. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATO conducts 14-nation naval war games in Black Sea Two days after completing the two-week, 32-nation Sea Breeze 2021 war games in the Black Sea, on July 12 the U.S. and its NATO allies launched the similarly-named Breeze 2021 exercise in the Black Sea, hosted by Bulgaria. This year's iteration of the regular military exercise …

WSWS (2021-07-19). The nationalist diatribe of a Left Party leader—a review of the new book by Sahra Wagenknecht. wsws.org A leading member of the German Left Party, Wagenknecht rages venomously against cosmopolitanism and cultural openness while promoting protectionism and a strong state.

Dan Bacher (2021-07-19). Devastating: 'Nearly All' Young Sacramento River Winter Chinook Salmon Could Perish This Year. counterpunch.org On July 6, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife published an update on the status of federally and state-protected Sacramento River winter-run Chinook salmon, which warns "it is possible that nearly all in-river juveniles will not survive this season." This is because the cold water pool in Lake Shasta is depleted earlier than scientifically modeled for, due to

Saqib Sheikh — Elise Arya Chen (2021-07-19). Challenging Supremacy: BLM, Palestine and the Struggle for Equal Rights in Burma. counterpunch.org The recent outbreak of violence between Israel and Gaza in May, which resulted in 248 Palestinian and 12 Israeli lives lost, may just seem like the latest in a series of tragedies in that region. Yet this clash may actually mark a turning point in the long-running conflict. What set it apart is not the

Peoples Dispatch (2021-07-19). Esraa Abdel Fattah among six released in Egypt after months in pre-trial detention. peoplesdispatch.org Six people, including well-known political activist Esraa Abdel Fattah, were released from prison in Egypt on the eve of the Islamic festival of Eid Al-Adha. Others released on Sunday, July 18, include human rights lawyer Mahienour el-Masry; journalists Mostafa al-Asar, Moataz Wadnan and Gamal al-Gammal; and deputy head of the Socialist People's Alliance Party Abdel Nasser Ismail. The six political detainees were released over the last two days as a gesture from the government in the lead-up to the Islamic holidays. They were being held in pre-trial detention, which comes with a legal limit of two years beyond wh…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-07-19). Anti-corruption coalition likely to form government in Bulgaria. peoplesdispatch.org The anti-corruption big tent 'There Is Such a People' (ITN) party, led by celebrity singer Slavi Trifonov, emerged as the single largest party in the parliamentary elections held on July 11. No party or coalition was able to achieve a simple majority…

John Buell (2021-07-19). This time, it is the Students and the Unions that the Gov't Needs to Bail out for a Healthy Economy. juancole.com Southwest Harbor, Maine (Special to Informed Comment) — Digging our way back out of the pandemic recession will not be easy, but we have the advantage of knowing what worked and did not work in the 2008 crisis. Any policy choice today does not operate on a blank slate. No one knows this more than …

Dr. Charles Hoffe (2021-07-19). Canadian Doctor Defies Gag Order and Tells the Public How the Moderna COVID Injections Killed and Permanently Disabled Indigenous People in His Community. globalresearch.ca This article was originally published in April 2021. | Charles Hoffe has …

Rainer Shea (2021-07-19). Gaza: a Vision of What Capital & Empire Intend for the Rest of the Globe. orinocotribune.com In this era of decline for U.S. imperialist hegemony and contraction in capital, colonialism increasingly asserts itself through crude and haphazard exercises in profit-driven brutality. Like how the Roman empire during its era of decay

Alan MacLeod (2021-07-19). The bay of Tweets: documents point to U.S. hand in Cuba protests. mronline.org The U.S. government can cause economic misery for the Cuban people, but it cannot, it appears, convince them to overthrow their government. | July 19, 2021 | Newswire…

_____ (2021-07-19). Only International Solidarity Can Defeat Covid For Good. popularresistance.org In early March of this year, I was in a hospital bed in Delhi for a week following a Covid diagnosis. This was just about four weeks before the second wave hit the country, showcasing the dystopic deadliness of the virus. It was strangely calm at that time with fewer than ten Covid patients at the facility; the same hospital was recently treating close to 400. | I'd occasionally chat with the nurses who recalled the 'Covid times' earlier in the year when each nurse had to attend to up to a dozen patients at a time. But thankfully that, they said, was in the past; the virus had been controlled. Later, I thought of…

Manuel García, Jr. (2021-07-19). Even Noah Would Be Amazed. counterpunch.org The devastation caused by the rapid massive flooding in the region of Western Europe at the confluence of the borders of Germany, Belgium, France and Luxembourg during the third week of July 2021, when three times the monthly average of rainfall was dumped in only a day or two.

Nick Licata (2021-07-19). The Politics of Fear and Hope. counterpunch.org Both the Democrat and Republican parties employ Fear and Hope messaging in marketing their campaigns. The Republicans present Fear like a paperback novel you can't put down. Will you be murdered on an evening stroll by someone who doesn't look like you? And did you notice there's more of them moving into your neighborhood? For

Ezili Dantà≤ (2021-07-19). Geopolitics Behind Jovenel Moise's Assassination? Haiti's Rapprochement with Russia, Venezuela and Turkey. globalresearch.ca The …

WSWS (2021-07-19). Take Me Somewhere Nice: Young and reckless energy. wsws.org A teenage girl, Alma (Sara Luna Zoric), living in the Netherlands with her mother, returns to her native Bosnia to visit a father, now seriously ill, who she hardly knows.

Matt Sedlar (2021-07-19). The Dawn of a New Era in Peru? cepr.net Labour Outlook See article on original site Until recently, Peru was one of Latin America's most dependable bastions of conservatism and neoliberalism. The country's once-vigorous Left was nearly demolished back in the 1980s and 1990s following sustained assaults by both the violent, sectarian Shining Path insurgency and Peru's brutal, US-backed security apparatus. In 1992, Peru's …

Andrew Korybko (2021-07-19). Poland Should Follow Ukraine's Lead by Using China to Balance the US. globalresearch.ca

Alan MacLeod (2021-07-19). Breaking through the western media propaganda coverage of Cuba protests. mronline.org While there are plenty of reasons for ordinary Cubans to currently feel disenchanted about life on the island, there are also strong suspicions that these protests were not quite the grassroots uprising they were made out to be in the U.S. press. | July 19, 2021…

Paul Cochrane (2021-07-19). Nothing is Happening in South Africa (Just Devastation). counterpunch.org Huge swathes of South Africa are smouldering from days of rioting and looting. Some 27 million people have been going through the equivalent of a force 10 hurricane, yet judging by the limited news coverage internationally, you wouldn't think so. It's not too much of a stretch to say there's been a near global media blackout.

WSWS (2021-07-19). Australian ruling elite demands an end to all lockdowns as COVID crisis escalates. wsws.org There is a clamour from big business for governments to take on popular sentiment, lift all restrictions and let the virus rip.

_____ (2021-07-19). Americans Are Calling For Freedom In The US. popularresistance.org The hashtag #SOSUSA became one of Twitter's top political trends this weekend, as thousands of Americans posted calling for freedom in the United States and protesting poverty, police brutality, and a lack of free healthcare. | Many of…

WSWS (2021-07-19). Urgent action is necessary to stop the US Delta variant surge! wsws.org The United States is in the midst of a major new upsurge of the COVID-19 pandemic that threatens a "wave of infection" throughout the country.

Julian Rose (2021-07-19). The Covid Protagonists "State of Engineered Chaos": Forming the Cells of the Global Resistance. globalresearch.ca

Gilbert Mercier (2021-07-19). Afghanistan War Outcome: Hope for Sovereign Nations Fighting the Scourge of Neocolonial Imperialism. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-07-19). Fascist militia members indicted in plot to blow up Sacramento, California Democratic Party headquarters. wsws.org The right-wing terrorists, animated by Trump's election lies, planned to use pipe bombs and automatic rifles in their attack, according to a grand jury indictment.

WSWS (2021-07-19). Volvo Trucks workers remain defiant after UAW sellout of five-week strike. wsws.org Workers are returning to the factory in a confident and militant mood after striking two times over the last four months and rejecting three, and more likely four, UAW-backed concession contracts.

Charles Wachira (2021-07-19). Rwanda's Economic Success Keeps Western Scrutiny About Human Rights Abuses at Bay. towardfreedom.org Rwanda's economic and social accomplishments—while impressive—mask the underbelly of one of the world's cruelest states. But Western powers remain silent on human-rights abuses as they reap profits.

We Are Change (2021-07-19). Video: The Massive Uprising in France Has Begun! globalresearch.ca

Unicorn Riot (2021-07-19). Over 212 Dead and 3,400 Arrested as Protests Rock South Africa. unicornriot.ninja

Rick Rozoff (2021-07-19). Video: NATO warplanes defend Luxembourg from Russian aggression. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com richardrozoff

Ralph Nader (2021-07-19). The Power Structure for Deadly Lag and the Prophetic Work of Unsung Heroes. globalresearch.ca

teleSUR, drl, JL (2021-07-19). Bolivia investiga participación de Gobiernos en golpe de Estado. telesurtv.net Además de Argentina y Ecuador, podrían estar implicados Chile y Brasil en el apoyo al golpe de Estado en 2019.

Maureen Clare Murphy (2021-07-19). Why Israel isn't different from "the settlements" electronicintifada.net Judges approve the forcible transfer of Palestinians, settlers give the final push.

Matt Sedlar (2021-07-19). Haitians Don't Need Another President Chosen Behind Closed Doors. cepr.net The American Prospect See article on original site With the alleged involvement of more than two dozen Colombian mercenaries, a Haitian-American Evangelical pastor in Florida, a Venezuelan-owned security company, DEA and FBI informants, and a rebel coup leader, the global investigation into the July 7 brutal assassination of Haiti's president Jovenel MoàØse has enough intrigue …

Dean Baker (2021-07-19). Washington Post Has Another Pulitzer Prize Contender in Mind Reading Category, Tells Us Why Republican Senators Don't Want to Increase I.R.S. Enforcement. cepr.net We are so fortunate that we have reporters at the Washington Post who can tell us the true motives of politicians. In a piece on the decision by Republican Senators to refuse to go along with increased I.R.S. funding for enforcement,…

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-07-19). Russia tests new hypersonic missile. en.mehrnews.com The Admiral Gorshkov frigate has successfully test-fired the Tsirkon hypersonic missile against a surface target at the range of over 350 km and the flight speed reached 7 Mach, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Monday.

The Associated Press (2021-07-19). Colombia Announces Police Reforms Aimed at Stemming Abuses. latinorebels.com BOGOTàÅ, Colombia (AP) — Colombian President Iván Duque on Monday announced reforms to the nation's police forces that are meant to improve accountability and decrease human rights abuses, following weeks of protests in which officers were accused of killing at least two dozen demonstrators.

The Conversation (2021-07-19). US Immigration Judges Considering Asylum for Unaccompanied Minors Are 'Significantly Influenced' by Politics. latinorebels.com Political factors such as ideology, the political party of the president who appointed them and who was president at the time they decided the case significantly influenced whether these children were allowed to stay in the country.

Pablo Manríquez (2021-07-19). Sens. Casey and Cardin Indicate Immigration Reform Funding Exists in Democrats' $3.5 Trillion Budget Agreement. latinorebels.com "I'm certainly for immigration reform," Cardin told Latino Rebels on Thursday. "I think it's in the agreement, the dollars it involves."

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2021-07-19). Pakistan's Geo-economics Is Working Well. asia-pacificresearch.com

Brian Shilhavy (2021-07-19). Dr. David Martin: There Is No "Delta" Variant — "Novel" Coronavirus Known as COVID-19 Was Patented Two Decades Ago. globalresearch.ca

Middle East Monitor (2021-07-19). Israel's Family Separation Law Failed, but the War on Palestinian Love Continues. juancole.com Jamal Zahalka | — ( Middle East Monitor) — Three weeks after its formation, the new Israeli government has failed in its first real test. It has not been able to pass the annual extension of the law that denies the unification of Palestinian families across the Green Line. There was a tie: 59 Knesset …

Amnesty International (2021-07-19). Forensic Methodology Report: How to Catch Israel's NSO Group's Pegasus. globalresearch.ca The [Israel …

John Nichols (2021-07-19). I'm Fine With Sending Jeff Bezos Into Space, As Long as He Pays His Taxes Here on Earth. thenation.com I'm Fine With Sending Jeff Bezos Into Space, As Long as He Pays His Taxes Here on Earth…

Global Research News (2021-07-19). Selected Articles: Graphene Oxide: A Toxic Substance in the Vial of the COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine. globalresearch.ca By

teleSUR, JCM, JGN (2021-07-19). Logros sociales a 42 años del triunfo de Revolución Sandinista. telesurtv.net Las transformaciones emprendidas por el Gobierno sandinista han sido notables en sectores como la salud, la educación y el combate a la pobreza.

Staff (2021-07-19). Los dígitos se van de viaje, viaje sorprendente y finales creativos. cubadebate.cu Este acertijo lo dedico a un destacado acertijando camagàºeyano que se recupera de la covid-19, llegue a él toda nuestra energía positiva. Ya descubriremos su identidad. Pondremos a prueba conocimientos, habilidades numéricas; pensamiento vertical y lateral. Y para balancear un ejercicio de buscar finales creativos y con humor criollo.

Staff (2021-07-19). Cuba: Eficacia de los candidatos vacunales y nuevas cepas del SARS-CoV-2 (+ Video). cubadebate.cu La eficacia frente a la enfermedad sintomática del candidato vacunal Soberana 02 en su esquema de tres dosis junto a Soberana Plus es del 91.2%; mientras que Abdala muestra un 92.28%. øQué significan estas cifras? øCuáles son las características de la variante delta y otras que circulan hoy del SARS-CoV-2 en Cuba?

teleSUR, drl, JCM (2021-07-19). Policía y colonos israelíes atacan a palestinos en Jerusalén. telesurtv.net El enfrentamiento tuvo lugar en las afueras de la mezquita Al-Asqa, lugar sagrado de las religiones musulmana y judía.

Staff (2021-07-19). De pensamiento es la guerra.. cubadebate.cu Con esta nota me estoy sumando a la batalla de ideas en las redes informáticas. Reconozco que mi generación es la de la circulación de ideas en papel, y no está muy habituada (ni entrenada) a los espacios virtuales. Pero es una generación de revolucionarios que acumula experiencias de otras muchas batallas, las cuales hay que poner en las manos de los jóvenes combatientes de hoy.

Staff (2021-07-19). Público digital para los estadios de Tokio. cubadebate.cu Una de las últimas iniciativas divulgadas en Tokio para mantener en alto la emoción que siempre se espera durante unos juegos es la de utilizar la tecnología para llevar a los aficionados hasta cada instalación. Lo anunció el mismísimo Thomas Bach durante una de sus primeras conferencias de prensa tras llegar a la capital japonesa.

teleSUR, JL (2021-07-19). Boric gana primarias en Chile por coalición Apruebo Dignidad. telesurtv.net "Si Chile fue la cuna del neoliberalismo, también será su tumba", indicó Boric tras triunfo electoral en las primarias.

Declaration for American Democracy & partners (2021-07-19). Saturday 7/17: La Honda: Good Trouble Protest for Democracy & Voting Rights. indybay.org Post Office sidewalk, 8865 La Honda Road, La Honda, CA 94020 | Peaceful Action. Masks & follow all current COVID guidlines.

Staff (2021-07-19). Cuba tiene un puente de amor en Virginia, EEUU. cubadebate.cu Más respaldo contra el bloqueo a Cuba sumó Puentes de Amor a su paso por Virginia. Desde el 27 de junio los integrantes del grupo desandan el trayecto hasta Washington DC, donde el 25 de julio se congregarán frente a la Casa Blanca para exhortar a Biden que cumpla su palabra y levante el bloqueo, en especial las medidas impuestas por Trump.

teleSUR- lvm, JGN (2021-07-19). øQué actividades pueden hacer los niños en casa?>. telesurtv.net La vida impone ritmos, sin embargo debemos comprender que el ocio forma parte imprescindible de la felicidad.

Staff (2021-07-19). Cuba reporta 6 505 nuevos casos positivos a la COVID-19, 61 fallecidos y más de 10 mil altas médicas (+ Video). cubadebate.cu Cuba confirmó al cierre de este domingo 6 505 casos positivos a la COVID-19, 61 fallecidos y 10 481 altas médicas, informó en conferencia de prensa el doctor Francisco Durán García, director nacional de Epidemiología del Ministerio de Salud Pública. En la jornada de ayer, dijo, se procesaron 44 310 muestras en los laboratorios de biología molecular del país.

Staff (2021-07-19). Fallece médico internacionalista cubano en Santiago de Cuba. cubadebate.cu Este domingo, a las 3 de la tarde, luego de una cruenta batalla con la COVID-19, falleció en Santiago de Cuba, el médico internacionalista Graciliano Díaz Bartolo. Integrante de la primera brigada cubana que fue a auxiliar al pueblo de Lombardía, azotado por la pandemia.

Staff (2021-07-19). Cumbre de los dueños de la alimentación. cubadebate.cu Controlar el mercado de los alimentos es un objetivo fundamental de las empresas trasnacionales. Para legitimar el asalto digital y biotecnológico a nuestra comida y sentar nuevas normativas internacionales (léase evitar regulaciones y control públicos), se concibió la llamada Cumbre de Sistemas Alimentarios, a realizarse en septiembre de 2021.

Staff (2021-07-19). Entran en vigor las nuevas regulaciones para la importación de alimentos, aseo y medicamentos. cubadebate.cu Desde hoy los pasajeros que arriben a Cuba puedan importar alimentos, aseos y medicamentos, sin pagar los aranceles de Aduana que actualmente están establecidos. Es una autorización excepcional, como parte de medidas que contribuyen a mejorar la situación de escasez de estos productos, debido a la crisis económica del país por la pandemia y el bloqueo.

Staff (2021-07-19). Díaz-Canel destaca solidaridad del sector privado en tiempos de pandemia: °Somos un solo pueblo! cubadebate.cu Díaz-Canel destacó la solidaridad de los trabajadores por cuenta propia, quienes en estos tiempos de pandemia se han sumado a la lucha contra el coronavirus. En su cuenta en Twitter elogió el gesto de privados residentes en Santa Clara que fueron este Día de los Niños al Hospital de Campaña donde son atendidos 50 niños positivos a la COVID-19.

Staff (2021-07-19). "Habana Camerata" se lleva Primer Premio en competencia musical de Serbia. cubadebate.cu La orquesta cubana "Habana Camerata", en representación del Instituto Cubano de la Música, recibió el 1er Premio en la categoría de ensemble de la 12 Edición del World Open Music Competition de Belgrade, Serbia. Su director David Pérez Anido recibió un reconocimiento especial por parte de la asociación de pedagogos de las escuelas de Música de Serbia por las habilidades pedagógicas sobresalientes en la preparación de los laureados del concurso.

Staff (2021-07-19). Ya tenemos los ganadores del concurso Cubadebate entuMóvil. cubadebate.cu El pasado 7 de julio los servicios entuMovil, de la División Habana, de Desoft, y el Portal Cubadebate convocaron a los usuarios de la telefonía móvil en Cuba para que respondieran: øEn qué Juegos Olímpicos Cuba obtuvo mayor cantidad de medallas de oro? Fueron recibidos 1859 SMS y hoy damos a conocer a los ganadores del concurso.

Staff (2021-07-19). El tiempo: Calor y algunas lluvias en la tarde. cubadebate.cu Desde el final de la mañana se incrementará la nubosidad y se nublará en la tarde, con algunos chubascos y tormentas eléctricas, principalmente en zonas del interior y costa norte occidental, así como en el interior y sur del resto del país, más aislados en zonas de la costa norte del centro y el oriente del país.

Staff (2021-07-19). Rusia prueba con éxito su misil hipersónico "Tsirkon" (+ Video). cubadebate.cu La Armada rusa ha ensayado con éxito un misil de crucero hipersónico "Tsirkon", informó su Ministerio de Defensa. Según el comunicado, el misil fue disparado por la fragata "Admiral Gorshkov" desde el mar Blanco contra un blanco situado en la costa de mar de Barents. Rusia planea pertrechar con estos misiles tanto buques de superficie como submarinos.

Staff (2021-07-19). COVID-19 en el mundo: Reino Unido estrena el primer día sin restricciones por coronavirus con los casos disparados. cubadebate.cu Reino Unido estrena hoy el llamado Día de la Libertad, una jornada en la que quedan eliminadas las últimas restricciones por la pandemia, lo que se acomete pese a que la comunidad científica se muestra contraria y se prevé que las infecciones en el país —que rondan ahora los 50 000 positivos diarios— alcanzarán los 200 000 al día a finales de verano.

Staff (2021-07-19). Organización Panamericana de la Salud donará 12 toneladas de insumos médicos a Cuba. cubadebate.cu En las redes sociales, la OPS dio a conocer que el cargamento incluye medicamentos, test de laboratorios y protectores faciales, así como otros medios de protección. Cuba enfrenta en los últimos tiempos una adversa situación epidemiológica asociada a la Covid-19, con cifras de contagios que superan los seis mil por día.

Staff (2021-07-19). La eficacia de Abdala y Soberana y la nueva cepa, hoy en la Mesa Redonda. mesaredonda.cubadebate.cu Investigadores principales de los ensayos clínicos de Abdala y de Soberana 02 + Soberana Plus, la Presidenta de la Sociedad Cubana de Microbiología y Parasitología y un reconocido especialista en infectología comparecerán este lunes en la Mesa Redonda, para brindar amplia información sobre los resultados de eficacia en fase 3 de Abdala y de Soberana 02 + Soberana Plus, las características de la cepa Delta y otras que circulan hoy del Sars-Cov-2 y otros temas de interés.

Staff (2021-07-19). El águila destronada, el triunfo y el triunfalismo. cubadebate.cu Si los propósitos de la operación político-comunicacional en marcha se cumplieran el primer acto simbólico, no lo dudemos, sería posar nuevamente el águila de donde la espantó la increíble fuerza de un pueblo pequeño y pobre materialmente, que tuvo la osadía y la entereza moral de cambiar su destino.

Staff (2021-07-19). José Gómez: Mis puños me hicieron leyenda. cubadebate.cu En el centro de la ciu ≠dad vive José Gómez. Todos los días se mira ante el espejo de la vida y en ≠frenta un fantasma al que ha apren ≠dido a aceptar, e incluso a abrazar: la nostalgia. Su mirada todavía luce el filo del guerrero, sin embargo, su semblante no puede ocultar las arrugas que trazan sin delicadeza los azotes de la edad. Sobre el ring no conocía el miedo.

Staff (2021-07-19). Presidente cubano visita plantas productoras de medicamentos e insumos médicos para enfrentar la COVID-19. cubadebate.cu El presidente cubano, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, visita la planta de insumos médicos del Centro de Neurociencias, en el municipio habanero de Playa, donde están enclavadas las líneas de producción de mascarillas quirúrgicas y de hisopos para las pruebas de la COVID-19. Antes estuvo en la Empresa Laboratorios Farmacéuticos AICA.

Staff (2021-07-19). Compañía israelí utilizó software espía contra periodistas, políticos y activistas de todo el mundo. cubadebate.cu Una empresa israelí acusada de suministrar software espía a gobiernos fue vinculada a la divulgación de una lista de 50.000 números de teléfonos inteligentes de activistas, periodistas, ejecutivos de empresas y políticos de todo el mundo, según informes difundidos este domingo.

Staff (2021-07-19). Chile define candidatos para elecciones presidenciales. cubadebate.cu El exministro independiente Sebastián Sichel y el diputado y exlíder estudiantil Gabriel Boric se convirtieron este domingo en las cartas presidenciales de la derecha y la izquierda, respectivamente, de cara a los comicios del próximo 21 de noviembre. Las primarias se producen después de la instalación de la Convención Constitucional.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-19). 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…

Staff (2021-07-19). Fallece Sigfredo Barros, periodista especializado en temas de deportes. cubadebate.cu Este lunes falleció el periodista Sigfredo Barros, reportero durante décadas en el diario Granma, especializado en temas de deportes. De reconocida trayectoria en el gremio, recibió en el 2018 el Premio por la Obra de la Vida que otorga el Inder, por su apego a la ética y al compromiso de servir y representar fielmente el movimiento deportivo cubano.

Juanita Ramos Ardila (2021-07-19). Renee Goust and La Bruja de Texcoco Premiere Corrido for LGBTQ Activist Sylvia Rivera. latinorebels.com Called "El corrido de Sylvia Rivera," the song tells the story of Rivera's historical significance with music that traditionally would not touch on issues of sexual diversity, according to Goust, who is from Sonora and wrote the lyrics.

Joan Walsh (2021-07-19). This Texas Democrat Doesn't Want Proud Boys Standing Over His Grandmother as She Votes. thenation.com This Texas Democrat Doesn't Want Proud Boys Standing Over His Grandmother as She Votes…

repost (2021-07-19). Nancy and Paul Pelosi Making Millions in Stock Trades in Companies She Actively Regulates. indybay.org Pelosi is in charge of regulating companies that she and her husband own…

Lynda Carson (2021-07-19). The A.W.O.L. sailors of the USS Midway in Alameda and San Francisco during the early 70s. indybay.org The USS Midway in 1975 Off The Coast of Vietnam:…

Michael Harris (2021-07-19). Wednesday 7/28: 2021 National Buffalo Soldier Day – Union Square and SF National Cemetery. indybay.org Meet up at Union Square at the Dewey Statue and then we travel to the SF Presidio National Cemetery to honor 2021 National Buffalo Soldiers Day…

The Battle Is Not Over (2021-07-19). Resistance at Sausalito Camp Eviction. indybay.org An encampment near Dunphy Park was destroyed and residents evicted as the city of Sausalito forced residents out of their community. Resistors fought bravely but were told their new home would have to be an area that is muddy and close to a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' debris yard, where boats are taken from the water for destruction.

Leon Kunstenaar (2021-07-19). Pipe Line 3 Protesters Disrupt Federal Building. indybay.org Rally outside supports those inside who were detained…

BAYAN USA Northern CA (2021-07-19). Monday 7/26: People's State of the Nation Address 2021: End Tyranny in the PH! Duterte Wakasan Na! indybay.org Union Square, San Francisco…

Hands Off Yemen, Action Corps, CODEPINK, UAWM (2021-07-19). Friday 7/16: Stop the U.S.-Saudi War on Yemen. indybay.org SF Federal Building, 90 7th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103…

Dan Roberts (2021-07-19). The Shortwave Report 07/16/21 Listen Globally! indybay.org A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.

Oakland Privacy (2021-07-19). Wednesday 8/18: Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State. indybay.org We intend to meet in-person at the OMNI Commons, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland, CA as we have in the past before the pandemic, assuming it is open and available. Email contact@oaklandprivacy.org a few days before the meeting to get up-to-date location information or obtain Zoom meeting access info.

March for Science (2021-07-19). Friday 7/16: SC1.5CE Not Silence: Virutal Climate Action Forum. indybay.org Online forum…

Catherine Crockett (2021-07-19). Tuesday 7/27: The Assimilation of Jews in China — a Talk by Dr. Kang Liao. indybay.org Free, virtual event on Zoom. Register at www.tinyurl.com/Zoom-Kang-Liao for the join link. | Also live-streamed from Monterey, CA on MPJC's YouTube Channel: www.tinyurl.com/MPJC-YouTube-Channel…

Women's March (2021-07-19). Tuesday 7/20: Fighting Racist Voter Suppression Laws Webinar w/ Women's March. indybay.org Online discussion…

CA PPC, National PPC,, partners (2021-07-19). Monday 7/19: Voting Rights Now! Women's Protest March on Washington D.C. w/ CA PPC. indybay.org Online D.C. livestream & online voting rights actions…

WSWS repost (2021-07-19). Eighty-five years since the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War. indybay.org The events of the Spanish Civil War which began July 17, 1936, when Francisco Franco's nationalist army launched a fascist coup against the Republic speaks directly to contemporary politics with every passing day. The international working class still faces economic crises, growing social inequality, imperialist military aggression and growing police-state rule.

Norman Solomon (2021-07-19). Bernie Sanders Has Bonded with President Biden. Is That Good? indybay.org Pluses and Minuses…

Still We Rise (2021-07-19). Let Cuba Live Video Exposes Embargo by Failed US State. indybay.org The ANSWER Coalition has an excellent Webinar broadcast on Bastille Day, July 14, 2021, now on Youtube, describing the latest attempt of the failed state, the United States, to overthrow the socialist government of Cuba. See www.youtube.com/watch?v=LkwYhzAt8Fk

Olivia Engling (2021-07-19). Puerto Rico Medicaid Funding Advances in Congress. indybay.org Permanent Fix Needed for 1.5 million US Citizens, Asserts Religious Development Group…

Class Conscious Pnotographers (2021-07-19). Sunday 7/18: Housing! – an outdoor photo exhibit. indybay.org Fence | 1229 23rd Avenue (off International Blvd.) | Oakland, CA 94606…

WSWS repost (2021-07-19). Richard Branson's flight and the privatization of space travel. indybay.org Richard Branson's flight has no connection to the democratization of space or the progress of humanity. It is to further enrich himself and to make outer space the playground of the very rich.

Keith McHenry (2021-07-19). Tuesday 7/20: Free Commander X aka Christopher Doyon – Nonviolent cyber activist defending the rights of the homeless. indybay.org Free Commander X aka Christopher Doyon – Nonviolent cyber activist defending the rights of the homeless has court appearance | Join the protest outside the Robert F. Peckham Federal Court House, 280 S. 1st Street, San Jose, California on on the day of his court appearance, Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at noon…

SCC Single Payer Coalition & others (2021-07-19). Saturday 7/24: Pass M4A Now! San Francisco March & Rally for Medicare for All. indybay.org San Francisco: 1 Ferry Building at the Embarcadero Plaza…

City of Santa Cruz Parks, Recreation (2021-07-19). Saturday 7/31: Significant Tree Walk with Urban Forester Leslie Keedy. indybay.org Santa Cruz City Hall, 809 Center St, Santa Cruz…

United We Dream (2021-07-19). Friday 7/16: Emergency Webinar on DACA Ruling & Immigrant Rights w/ United We Dream. indybay.org Online via livestream recording…

Labor Video Project (2021-07-19). Imperialism, The Genocide In Namibia & The Working Class With Kav Hambira. indybay.org WorkWeek interviews Namibian journalist and artist Kav Hambira about the role of German imperialism in Namibia and the present economic and political crisis.

Art Persyko (2021-07-19). Tuesday 7/20: What Can We Do About Voter Suppression & The Threat To Democracy? Activists Respond. indybay.org Zoom link: us02web.zoom.us/j/86273983265; Meeting ID: 862 7398 3265; | call in: 1 669 900 9128, then enter 862 7398 3265 ##…

N. Evans (2021-07-19). New Catholic Freedom Newsletter (Updated 7-16-21). indybay.org A Small Occasional Catholic Newsletter Influenced by the Ideas of Benjamin Tucker, P.J. Proudhon, Dorothy Day, Peter Maurin, Noam Chomsky, the Claretians, as well as the Second Vatican Council. Edited by Nicholas Evans…

Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History (2021-07-19). Tuesday 8/3: Amah Mutsun Fire Relationships. indybay.org Free Online Event. Register for Zoom Link: | www.santacruzmuseum.org/8-3-amah-mutsun-…

Jason Ditz (2021-07-19). Iran Deputy FM: Nuclear Talks Restart August 9 Under New President. news.antiwar.com The JCPOA nuclear talks in Vienna appear to be temporarily on hold, with the US saying there President-elect Ebrahim Raisi won the recent election in Iran. At the time, talks were ongoing and continued with the outgoing government, in hopes of making a last minute deal. With three weeks until inauguration and th…

Jason Ditz (2021-07-19). US Drone Attacks Iraqi Militia Truck in Syria. news.antiwar.com Iraqi militia officials are reporting a Sunday attack by a US drone against a truck in Syria. The The militia is question is one of a handful of Iraqi militias that the US has been attacking in recent weeks, nominally as a "message to Iran." Reports on today's attack say that there were no casualties, but the truck was destroyed. | Previous att…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-19). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Treatment for vaginal dryness for menopausal women. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I began menopause about two years ago at age 52. I am noticing that I am beginning to experience vaginal dryness. Is this normal? Is there anything that can be done about it? I have tried using over-the-counter lubricants, and they don't help much. ANSWER: Vaginal dryness is common in women who are approaching menopause and those who have gone through menopause. Other related symptoms include vaginal and vulvar irritation; burning or itching; discomfort…

Anonymous669 (2021-07-19). Al-Qaeda Faction Shows Off Turkish-Made Mortars Used To Attack Syrian Army (Photos). southfront.org Illustrative Image. | On July 19, the al-Qaeda-affiliated Ansar al-Islam released photos of Turkish-made mortars it had fired at positions of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in the northwestern Hama countryside. | The 81 mm mortars, made by Turkey's Mechanical and Chemical Industry Corporation (MKEK), was likely supplied to the terrorist group by the Turkish military which maintains a large presence in the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib. | No human or material losses were reported as a result of Ansar al-Islam s…

Anonymous669 (2021-07-19). Russia To Present Upgraded Air-Launched Cruise Missile With Dual Warhead During MAKS-2021 (Photos). southfront.org Su-30 fighter jets. Photo: Marina Lystseva/TASS | Russia will present an upgraded variant of the Kh-59MK air-launched cruise missile during the MAKS-2021 Air Show which will open its doors on July 20. | Photos of the new variant, dubbed Kh-59MKM, surfaced online on July 19. According to the missile manufacturer, JSC Tactical Missiles Corporation (KTRV), the variant was designed to destroy fortified, stationary ground targets. | The missile is armed with a 40 kilograms pre-charge consisting of four small shaped charges and a…

Anonymous669 (2021-07-19). Israeli Strikes Hit Key Syrian Military Complex In Southern Aleppo (Videos, Photos). southfront.org The "Adir" jets first flight in Israel. Pictured: "Adir" jet and F-16I "Sufa". Photo by: Maj. Ofer | Late on July 19, a series of Israeli strikes hit the northern Syrian governorate of Aleppo, according to the Syrian Arab News Agency. | The airstrikes targeted the al-Safirah defense factories, 21 km to the south of Aleppo city. The complex, where Syria stored some of its chemical weapons before the 2013 deal, is now developing and producing conventional weapons and ammunition for the Syrian Arab Army. | According to…

Chris Banks (2021-07-19). Six ways the cruel U.S. blockade makes Cubans suffer. liberationnews.org Photo: Huge crowds gather in the early morning of July 17 to show support for the Cuban revolution and its government. Credit — CubaDebate.cu The United States, a country with a $20 trillion economy, is waging a full-scale economic war against an island whose economy equals half of one percent of that — Cuba. The …

Staff (2021-07-19). El desafío olímpico de Rafael Alba. cubadebate.cu Rafael Alba es doble campeón mundial y ya entrena en Tokio para buscar una presea que hace cinco años le fue esquiva. Aquella vez cedió en su segunda salida y no pudo acercarse a un podio que lucía posible luego de su oro mundial en 2013 y conquistar una presea de bronce dos años después.

Staff (2021-07-19). Desde Canadá, medicamentos e insumos para el hospital de Cárdenas. cubadebate.cu Desde Calgary, Canadá, llegó a Matanzas una ayuda solidaria para el hospital de Cárdenas. Cubanos residentes en esa ciudad norteña prepararon el donativo que incluye insumos, analgésicos, jeringuillas y otros materiales necesarios.

Rick Rozoff (2021-07-19). Kremlin won't deny claim Putin offered Biden military bases in Central Asia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Kremlin remains mum on reports Russia 'offered use' of Central Asia bases to US Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov has refused to confirm or deny media reports that Moscow offered the use of its military bases in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan to Washington in order to jointly control the situation in Afghanistan. "I can neither confirm nor …

US Department of Justice (2021-07-19). Pfizer Inc. "Fraudulent Marketing": "Largest Health Care Fraud Settlement in Its History" (2009). US Department of Justice. globalresearch.ca Introductory Note |

Anonymous103 (2021-07-19). Cutting Foreign Aid Showcases Failure Of "Global Britain" southfront.org Illustrative ImageLondon has neither the economic or military means to become a global superpower | Written by Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst | The British Parliament formally approved the Boris Johnson government's proposal to cut aid to foreign countries. The financing of foreign aid had already been reduced at the beginning of the year, but without changes to legislation. However, the government's move was vehemently criticized, including by Johnson's predecessor Theresa May, as it did not g…

Staff (2021-07-19). Headlines for July 19, 2021. democracynow.org COVID Cases on the Rise Among Olympic Athletes Days Ahead of Tokyo Opening Ceremony, Boris Johnson Self-Isolates as U.K. Reopens; Mass Protests in France over COVID Measures, Delta Variant Spreads Across Africa, Latin America, Where Vaccines Are Sorely Lacking, Young Children at Risk as U.S. Cases Surge in Areas with Low Vaccination Rates, DOJ Set to Challenge U.S. Judge Ruling Declaring DACA Unlawful, Israeli Spyware Company's Software Targeted Phones of Journalists and Politicians Around the World, Death Toll in Western Europe Flash Floods Nears 200; 70 Major Wildfires Rage in Western U.S., Colombian Police Say…

_____ (2021-07-19). Do Students in the U.S. Have a Constitutional Right NOT to Be 'Captive Audiences' to Left-Wing Ideology? strategic-culture.org Around the country, furious parents are speaking out against their children being indoctrinated with the latest madness. | There's a war on for the hearts and minds of children across the U.S. and the battlefield has become the very schools that millions of Americans are required to send their kids for a state-run education. But just as everyone has a constitutional right to speak their mind, members of the audience should never be forced to listen against their will. | In addition to the everyday worries over the physical safety of our children are concerns over their mental wellbeing, a subject that at one time…

_____ (2021-07-19). Klaus Schwab the Humanist versus Klaus Schwab the Terrorist. strategic-culture.org The rising technocratic dystopia may appear to carry forward the legacy of social-democracy, though perversely, and therefore the utilization of Green parties and social-democratic parties in Europe to implement these is both predicted and rational. | There are two men named Klaus Schwab, no doubt. | One man named Klaus Schwab is seen by the true-believers, fachidiots, the liberal intelligentsia, the institutionally refined population, as a man who deeply cares about humanity. It seems they believe his warnings to be earnest even if uncannily and strikingly prescient. The World Economic Forum after all, must have…

_____ (2021-07-19). 'Ed-Exit' to Protect Your Kids From Critical Race Theory. strategic-culture.org Parents across the country are fighting to stop government schools from indoctrinating their children with Critical Race Theory. Critical Race Theory is a form of Marxism that focuses on the "oppression" of racial minorities. Central to Critical Race Theory is the belief that free markets are a tool of racial oppression that must be abolished and replaced with socialism.

Paul Gregoire (2021-07-19). Court rules government has a climate duty of care to young people. greenleft.org.au Federal environment minister Sussan Ley is going to challenge a July ruling that the government has a duty of care "to avoid causing personal injury or death" to children when considering the approval of fossil fuel projects. Paul Gregoire reports.

Ian Angus (2021-07-19). Ecosocialist Bookshelf — For a people's green new deal. greenleft.org.au Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents A People's Green New Deal, plus three new books on pandemics and two on the global food crisis.

Paul Gregoire (2021-07-19). Court rules gov't has a climate duty of care to young people. greenleft.org.au Federal environment minister Sussan Ley is going to challenge a July ruling that the government has a duty of care "to avoid causing personal injury or death" to children when considering the approval of fossil fuel projects. Paul Gregoire reports.

Chris Slee (2021-07-19). Protesters support permanent residency for Rajan. greenleft.org.au Refugee rights supporters rallied outside the Northern Hospital to show their support for a Tamil refugee who has been detained for more than 11 years. Chris Slee reports.

Chris Slee (2021-07-19). Refugee car convoy case adjourned again. greenleft.org.au The cases of 18 refugee rights activists who participated in a car convoy last year have been adjourned to October 4. Chris Slee reports.

Susan Price (2021-07-19). Ecosocialist Bookshelf – For a people's green new deal. greenleft.org.au Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents A People's Green New Deal, plus three new books on pandemics and two on the global food crisis.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-19). Mayo Clinic named a 'Best Place To Work For Disability Inclusion'. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic scored 100% on the Disability Equality Index and was named one of the "Best Place To Work For Disability Inclusion" by the American Association of People with Disabilities, the nation's largest disability rights organization, and Disability: IN, the global business disability inclusion network. "The 100% score on the Disability Equality Index shows Mayo Clinic's determination and continuous efforts to create a more equitable society for people with disabilities," says Anjali Bhagra, M.D., medical director for…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-19). Expert Alert: Mayo Clinic experts available to comment on Olympics. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic experts are available to offer comments throughout the Olympics on everything from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on training and competition to injuries that athletes may be dealing with. Here is a sampling: Chad Asplund, M.D.Dr. Asplund is a primary care sports medicine physician. He can discuss endurance sports, rhabdomyolysis, heat injury, sleep and athletic performance. Elijah Behr, M.D.Dr. Behr is a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-19). Tracking brain function during surgery using a new tool. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic uses innovative technology to map patients' cognitive functions during awake brain surgeries. When surgery is performed to remove a tumor, different techniques are used to help surgeons map out the brain so they can avoid the locations of important functions, such as movement, language and speech. The latest tool is NeuroMapper, a tablet-based testing platform developed by David Sabsevitz, Ph.D., a Mayo Clinic neuropsychologist. Watch: Tracking brain function during surgery using a new…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-19). 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 (2021-07-19). Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London adds cardiology, gastroenterology, lung care. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org LONDON — Mayo Clinic Healthcare, an outpatient clinic that provides personalized health care ranging from preventive screenings and tailored wellness plans to second opinions for complex diagnoses, is adding several medical specialties including cardiology, gastroenterology and pulmonary medicine. Dr. G. Anton Decker, president of Mayo Clinic International The clinic, located at 15 Portland Place in the Harley Street Medical Area in London, also serves as a gateway to Mayo Clinic's roughly 4,000 physicians in the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-19). 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 (2021-07-19). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: On the verge of predicted surge with COVID-19 delta variant. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The delta variant is being blamed for hot spots in the U.S. where cases of COVID-19 are on the rise. These hot spots account for most cases in the U.S. They are also the geographical areas that tend to have the lowest vaccination rates. "It's no surprise that the two go together," says Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. "This (delta variant) is the bad actor that…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-19). 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 (2021-07-19). Mayo Clinic Minute: Skin cancer concerns for people with darker skin. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer. About 1 in 5 people in the U.S. will have skin cancer during their lives. And it affects all skin colors. Reporter Jason Howland explains in today's Mayo Clinic Minute. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/umD3Cqs91cY Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 18) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. Forty percent of all cancers in Caucasians…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-19). Chronic stress can wreak havoc on your mind and body. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Your body is hard-wired to react to stress in ways meant to protect you against threats from predators and other aggressors. Such threats are rare today, but that doesn't mean that life is free of stress. This article is written by Mayo Clinic Staff. ___________________________________________________________ On the contrary, you likely face many demands each day, such as taking on a huge workload, paying the bills and taking care of your family. Your body treats these…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-19). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Be aware of the rare cancer called sarcoma. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A sarcoma is a rare form of cancer that begins in the bones and in the softer connective tissues in the body. Sarcomas that begin in the bones are called "bone cancer," and sarcomas that form in the tissues, including muscle, fat, blood vessels, nerves, tendons, and the lining of joints, are called "soft tissue sarcoma." "These are rare cancers, and in adults, sarcomas comprise less than 1% of new cancers diagnosed every year," says…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-19). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-19). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Exercise after COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am in my early 40s. During the COVID-19 pandemic, I didn't get as much exercise and I gained some weight. I now feel like I have less energy. I was previously infected with COVID-19. Is it safe to start exercising again in a crowded gym so that I can work out, lose some weight and gain some energy? Should I wear a mask? ANSWER: Regular physical activity and structured exercise can benefit people…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-19). 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 (2021-07-19). 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 (2021-07-19). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Vaping and teens. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am a former smoker who began smoking in high school. I quit a few years ago after a lung cancer scare. As a father, I have often shared with my children about the dangers of smoking. Recently, I overheard my daughter talking to her friends about vaping. Should I be as concerned about vaping as I am about smoking cigarettes? ANSWER: Vaping is the term often used to describe the act of using…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-19). 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…

imperial.ac.uk (2021-07-19). COVID-19 antibodies persist at least nine months after infection. imperial.ac.uk Testing of an entire Italian town shows antibody levels remain high nine months after SARS-CoV-2 infection, whether symptomatic or asymptomatic.

Mickey Z. (2021-07-19). What do you really know about U.S.-Cuba relations? dissidentvoice.org The need to possess Cuba is the oldest issue in U.S. foreign policy. — Noam Chomsky, Excerpted from Rogue States, 2000 When you watch the latest news stories about unrest in Cuba, are you relying on critical thought to process them, or are you lazily falling back on decades of deeply embedded propaganda about Castro, …

Anonymous103 (2021-07-19). Ethiopia: Tigray Militants Attacked Neighboring Afar Region. southfront.org Illustrative Image | On July 19, Al Jazeera reported that militants from Tigray region had carried out several attacks in neighboring Afar region which previously was not involved in the conflict. | According to the reports, clashes erupted on July 17, when Tigrayans crossed the border, and have lasted for several days in a row. | Afar spokesman Ahmed Koloyta said that Afar forces and allied militias were still fighting the militants and were waiting for reinforcement from Ethiopian military forces."Now…

Anonymous007 (2021-07-19). Israeli Software Company's Spyware Used To Target Hundreds Of Journalists, Activists. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | An Israeli company's spyware was used in attempted and successful hacks of 37 smartphones belonging to journalists, government officials and human rights activists around the world, according to an investigation by 17 media organizations, published on July 18th. | One of the organizations, The Washington Post, said the Pegasus spyware licensed by Israel-based NSO Group also was used to target phones belonging to two women close to Jamal Khashoggi, a Post columnist murdered at a Sa…

A Guest Author (2021-07-19). After the First Intifada: 'Prisoners build their own weapons of defense and strength'. workers.org Dr. Amal Wahdan is the founder and editor of the Arab Gazette, as well as an organizer with One Democratic State of Palestine (odspal.net). She was a member of the International Delegation to the 2021 Syrian Presidential Election, as was Ted Kelly, who interviewed Dr. Wahdan July 14. Dr. Amal . . . |

Anonymous007 (2021-07-19). Israeli Police Clears Palestinian Worshippers So Israeli Tourists Can Visit Mosque. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On July 18th, Israeli policed stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound and launched tear gas and rubber-coated steel bullets at worshippers at Islam's third holiest site in occupied East Jerusalem, according to Palestinian media. | Israeli police forcefully evacuated Muslim worshippers to clear the way for the Jewish visitors in one of the most sensitive venues in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, said Palestinian officials. | The Palestinian Authority (PA), which governs parts of the Israeli…

Anonymous103 (2021-07-19). OPEC+ Agrees To Boost Output After Saudi-UAE Reach Production Compromise. southfront.org Illustrative image | Originally published by Two weeks after OPEC+ seemed on the verge of yet another collapse when UAE balked at the latest OPEC+ output deal which all other oil exporters agreed to except the small Gulf nation, the oil producing cartel and its Russia-led oil-producing allies agreed to gradually add more oil supplies to the market, ending a two-week spat between Saudi Arabia and th…

Anonymous103 (2021-07-19). In Video: Official Promo For Russian New Stealth Fighter Jet. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | New photo from Zhukovsky International Airport showing Russia's new stealth fighter jet was allegedly leaked online. | Wait for more details at midnight | On our YouTube-channel Or on the YouTube-channel of United Aircraft Corporation, –∞nd the page of the project — Rostec &n…

Anonymous007 (2021-07-19). Military Situation In Yemen On July 19, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 137 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On July 18, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 5 airstrikes on the Rahbah area | On July 18, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 2 airstrikes on the Maheliyah area | On July 19, clashes between Ansar Allah and Saudi-led forces continued in the Rahbah | On July 19, clashes between Ansar Allah and Saudi-led forces con…

Anonymous007 (2021-07-19). Russia's Admiral Gorshkov Frigate Successfully Strikes Ground Target With Zircon Hypersonic Missile. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Russia's Admiral Gorshkov frigate successfully test-fired a Zircon hypersonic missile and struck a ground target, the Russian Ministry of Defense announced on July 19th. | Footage distributed by the defense ministry showed the Admiral Gorshkov warship launching the cruise missile at a target on the Barents Sea coast in northern Russia. | The tests took place in the Arctic: the rocket was fired from the W…

Anonymous007 (2021-07-19). Military Situation In Afghanistan On July 19, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On July 18, the Afghan Army reportedly recaptured Surkhe Parsa district in Parwan province | On July 18, the Afghan Army reportedly recaptured Malistan district in Ghazni province | On July 19,Taliban captured Najrab district in Kapisa province | 233 Taliban militants were killed and 88 were wounded as a result of Afghan Army operations in Nangarhar, Ghazni, Kandahar, Jowzjan, Sar-e Pol, Faryab, Balkh, Helmand, Takhar and Kunduz provinces during the last 24 hours,…

Anonymous103 (2021-07-19). Dozens Killed Or Injured In IED Explosion In Sadr District Of Baghdad (Photos, Video). southfront.org Click to see full-size imageUPD: 29 victims have been reported so far. | On the evening of July 19, an explosion rocked the Iraqi Sadr City, in eastern suburbs of Baghdad. | According to the local security media cell, a terrorist attack by an improvised explosive device (IED) took place in the Al-Wahlat market of the Shiite quarter of Sadr City. | According to preliminary data, 24 people were killed, including at least 10 women and 4 children, as a result of the IED explosion. 40 were reportedly wounded. | It is st…

Anonymous007 (2021-07-19). Military Situation In Syria On July 19, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On July 19, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in the villages Safuhin, Fatirah and Falifel | On July 19, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SAA positions in Jurin village | On July 18, the Turkish border guards shot dead a 16-year-old boy near the border area near the Karama refugee camp | On July 18, intra clashes between Turkish-backed Ahrar al-Sharqiya and Ninth Division factions were reported in the city of Afrin | MORE ON THE TOPIC:…

Anonymous007 (2021-07-19). Russia, Uzbekistan And Tajikistan To Hold Military Exercise Along Afghanistan's Border. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Russian military will take part in joint exercises with the Uzbek and Tajik military, said the commander of the Central Military District, Colonel-General Alexander Lapin, The exercises will take…

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Editor2 (2021-07-19). Ghislaine Maxwell Took two Previously Undisclosed Trips with Bill Clinton to 'Escape' from Jeffrey Epstein — Reports. orinocotribune.com Two previously unknown trips shared by Ghislaine Maxwell and Bill Clinton have been revealed, and journalist Vicky Ward has described the relationship between the two as an "escape" from the late Jeffrey Epstein. | On the 'Chasing Ghislaine' podcast, Ward alleged this week that Maxwell joined Clinton on two foreign trips in the early 2000s and was considered "just as important" to his staff as Epstein. | Clinton reportedly used Epstein's infamous Lolita Express plane — which was said to jet some people for sexual encounters with underage women — to visit Japan, Taiwan, and China in 2005. He also flew…

Emma-Louise Fenelon (2021-07-19). New Lawpod UK episode: Vicarious trauma in the legal profession. ukhumanrightsblog.com The Covid pandemic has brought the mental health of those within the legal profession into sharp relief. For some people, the past 18 months will have been the first time they have discussed their mental health with clients, colleagues, and supervisors. To celebrate reaching 500,000 listens on the podcast, I wanted to do something a …

news.un (2021-07-19). Pegasus: Human rights-compliant laws needed to regulate spyware. news.un.org The UN human rights chief on Monday said the apparent widespread use of Pegasus spy software to illegally undermine the rights of those under surveillance, including journalists and politicians, was "extremely alarming" and confirmed "some of the worst fears" surrounding the potential misuse of such technology.

news.un (2021-07-19). FROM THE FIELD: A genocide timeline; Srebrenica massacre remembered. news.un.org Survivors of a massacre of mainly Muslims in the former Yugoslavia, and people associated with the perpetrators of what has become known as the Srebrenica genocide, have been telling their stories in a new exhibition by the United Nations, released 26 years after the events took place.

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