2021-07-21: News Headlines

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-07-21). After a 43-Day Delay, Pedro Castillo is Officially Proclaimed President of Perú. orinocotribune.com Monday, July 19, after 43 days of waiting since his victory in the second round, Peruvian authorities of the National Elections Jury finally proclaimed Pedro Castillo president of the Republic of Perú. | This was announced by the electoral jury through a statement that confirmed the final calculations. The president received 8,836,380 votes, for a total of 50.12% of the vote, against 49.87% of his rival, Keiko Fujimori. Castillo won the election by approximately 44,000 votes. | As it will be recalled, Keiko Fujimori, the candidate of the extreme right, daughter of former president Alberto Fujimori, tried to overt…

Editor (2021-07-21). #BetitaTaughtUs: Chicanisma and El Movimiento. mronline.org With deep sadness and respect, Organizing Upgrade is sharing a few more tributes to movement elder Betita Martinez, who died June 29. In her 95 years she lived many lifetimes, and brought her commitment, wit and political clarity to several of the most significant social movements of our day.

Al Neal (2021-07-21). Study reveals shocking decline in life expectancy in the U.S. peoplesworld.org From the moment we are born there are certain immutable truths we cannot escape. And the one which drives an entire entertainment industry genre and is a constant and gnawing anxiety as we age is death. There is no avoiding it. And it leads to a single conclusion, the time in between life and death—our …

teleSUR (2021-07-21). US Life Expectancy Down by 1.5 Years during COVID-19 Pandemic. telesurenglish.net The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) reported that the pandemic caused life expectancy in the United States to decrease by one and a half years. The average decreased by three years for Latinos and 2.9 years for Blacks. | RELATED: | In the past year, the average life expectancy for the entire population was 77.3 years, a figure not recorded since 2003. For women, the average decreased from 81.4 years in 2019 to 80.2 years in 2020. Over…

Staff (2021-07-21). #DefundRacism: Palestinian organizations call for action to defund U.S.-registered Zionist settler "charities" samidoun.net Over 150 Palestinian organizations, activists and municipalities launched the Campaign to Defund Racism, demanding that New York Attorney General Letitia James revoke the charitable licenses of multiple U.S.-based settler organizations headquartered in the state, all of which fundraise for and support illegal Israeli colonization in Jerusalem and the West Bank of occupied Palestine. Specifically, the campaign targets the Israel Land Fund, the Hebron Fund, Ateret Cohanim, Friends of Ir David (Elad), and Regavim. These settler-funding organizations are propelling, among other colonial efforts, the colonization of S…

Climate Nexus (2021-07-21). Devastating flooding in China leaves 25 dead as nearly a year of rain falls in 3 days. peoplesworld.org More than two dozen people have been killed by catastrophic flash flooding in central China in recent days. At least a dozen people drowned in the subway in Zhengzhou, Henan province, and about 100,000 people have been evacuated. Social media videos showed extreme flooding that turned cars into bathtub toys — as well as the harrowing rescue of 150 …

Juan Cole (2021-07-21). Trump Associate Indicted for being Agent for Emirates, Covertly Shaping US Mideast Policy. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — Donald Trump as president dumped the Paris Climate Accord, withdrew from the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal, endorsed the 2017 blockade of Qatar by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, and pushed for declaring the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization. The Brotherhood had been part of the 2011 uprisings against …

Eric A. Gordon (2021-07-21). New crime fiction novel 'A Hello to Arms' slams postwar capitalism in L.A. peoplesworld.org Dennis Broe's new crime fiction novel starring private investigator Harry Palmer in his second Los Angeles outing has just appeared from Pathmark Press. Broe is the astute art, literature, film, TV and video critic, based in Paris, whose informed commentary often graces the pages of People's World. His many books include work on Abstract Expressionism …

Editor (2021-07-21). How not to unite a class: a response to DSA's Class Unity caucus. mronline.org Felipe Bascuñán responds to a debate on the Left about the relationship between oppression and class and why getting the answer right is essential to forging a united class struggle.

Editor (2021-07-21). Shoplifting is big news; stealing millions from workers is not. mronline.org Urban crime is the golden child of local media, as recent FAIR coverage (6/21/21) has shown. But as FAIR's Julie Hollar recently noted, the amount of attention given to a topic does not always reflect the seriousness of the situation.

Victor Grossman (2021-07-21). Donald Rumsfeld—RIP: Berlin Bulletin No. 191, July 3, 2021. mronline.org Don't speak ill of the dead, they say, but if I were to choose candidates for a Hall of Evil Fame, I'd have to ignore such advice; the late Donald Rumsfeld would be close to the top of my list.

Editor (2021-07-21). How to defend the right to vote. workers.org The struggle for the bourgeois democratic right to one person, one vote still continues in the U.S., the most powerful imperialist country. That struggle began once the last enslaved person was freed in Galveston, Texas, June 19, 1865, known as Juneteenth. During the next 10 years that defined Black Reconstruction, . . . |

Sameena Rahman (2021-07-21). Peruvian people triumph over far right effort to steal election. liberationnews.org Peru's National Jury of Elections (JNE) declared today that Pedro Castillo is the official winner of last month's presidential election.

Staff (2021-07-21). 21N: CNE Initiates Candidate Nomination Process. orinocotribune.com On Tuesday, July 20, the head rector of the National Electoral Council (CNE) of Venezuela, Tania D'Amelio, through a post on her Twitter account, invited all political parties as well as indigenous organizations to register their authorized bodies that will nominate their respective candidates for the November 21 elections. The registration period will continue from July 20 to July 31. | "All political organizations and indigenous organizations are requested to present to the CNE their authorized representatives to nominate candidates for November 21," D'Amelio wrote in her post, and attached the notification iss…

WSWS (2021-07-21). French President Macron among those targeted by international Pegasus smartphone spyware operation. wsws.org The list of phone numbers on the leaked target list for Pegasus smartphone spyware includes fourteen heads of state and government.

teleSUR (2021-07-21). 95 Colombian Municipalities Protested on Independence Day. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, the government of President Ivan Duque once again assaulted Colombians through the actions carried out by the Anti-Riot Mobile Squad (ESMAD). | RELATED: | Interior Minister acknowledged that 119 rallies, 58 marches, and 18 mobilizations took place in 95 municipalities in 26 departments during Independence Day celebrations. | According to official data, the Defense Minister deployed 53,000 police and 36,000…

Binoy Kampmark (2021-07-21). Pegasus Rides Again: The NSO Group, Spyware and Human Rights. dissidentvoice.org They keep insisting they don't do it. But companies such as the Israeli NSO Group are global vendors for regimes, whatever stripe or colour, for surveillance tools to spy on those they deem of interest. The 2013 revelations by Edward Snowden that exposed the warrantless world of mass surveillance by entities such as the US …

Manolo De Los Santos, Vijay Prashad (2021-07-21). If You Grew Up With the U.S. Blockade as a Cuban, You Might Understand the Recent Protests Differently. towardfreedom.org During the early morning of July 17, tens of thousands of Cubans gathered along the Malecón boulevard in Havana to stand with the Cuban Revolution.

Victor Grossman (2021-07-21). Jack and Jill tumble: Berlin Bulletin No. 192, July 3, 2021. mronline.org After legally receiving a Christmas gift of 24,000 euros from her party, Annalena Baerbock somehow neglected to report it in her tax returns. No big deal, some might think, but after the scandals about Christian Democrats nobly enriching themselves when purchasing face-masks, and two far bigger scandals hanging over the head of the Social Democrats' chancellor candidate Scholz (currently still Finance Minister), the squeaky clean reputation of the Greens had been a major asset. No longer!

Victor Grossman (2021-07-21). A happy warrior + Esther Bejarano + Presente: Berlin Bulletin No. 193 July 20, 2021. mronline.org Esther Bejarano's death hits hard, leaving a painful gap in Germany's anti-fascist scene. Most media and many politicians voiced their praise and mourning—after almost totally ignoring her in life and attacking and trying to squelch organizations she was active in, as an avowed Communist.

Prabir Purkayastha (2021-07-21). Richard Lewontin, dialectical biologist and activist, dies at 92. mronline.org A Marxist, activist and scientist, Lewontin fought a lifelong battle against racism, imperialism and capitalist oppression. He is among the most influential scientists in the field of biology and evolution.

Teresa Gutierrez (2021-07-21). The case of Britney Spears: Lessons on the patriarchy, mental health and art as a commodity ‚àí WW Commentary. workers.org It is shocking to me that a 39-year-old woman cannot take out her own IUD if she so wishes. Or get in a car with her boyfriend. Or even choose the color of her kitchen cabinets! This — while she makes millions of dollars in the entertainment business. This is . . . |

Arjae Red (2021-07-21). Buffalo Mayor Brown aligns with imperialism, red-baits India Walton. workers.org Faced with a likely victory of his self-proclaimed socialist opponent, Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown has issued a statement supporting the reactionary "SOS Cuba" movement. His statement attempts to justify the U.S. push for regime change against the sovereign Cuban government. Many people in Buffalo have already pointed out the hypocrisy . . . |

David Bacon (2021-07-21). "Modernization" Act good for growers, not for workers. peoplesworld.org If the Senate passes, and President Biden signs, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, U.S. growers and labor contractors will benefit, but most farmworkers will not. There should be no question that undocumented farmworkers need and deserve legal status in this country. They have fed us, not just during the pandemic, but for as long as …

Ben Hillier (2021-07-21). A third coronavirus wave is washing over the world. mronline.org In countries where public health restrictions were in place, they were half-baked or have been lifted too soon. Where they are imposing them now, it's too late; the Delta variant of the coronavirus is surging around the world.

Steve Sweeney (2021-07-21). Israel launches air strikes on Lebanon and Syria as part of US-backed shadow war. peoplesworld.org Israel launched a missile attack on southern Lebanon early today, just hours after air strikes had targeted Iranian forces near the Syrian city of Aleppo. The Israeli army claimed that it was responding to four rockets launched from Lebanon that triggered warning sirens in the Western Galilee region. No details were given of the targets …

Staff (2021-07-21). Jorge Rodríguez: We Will Dialogue Only with those Who Have Renounced Violence. orinocotribune.com On Tuesday, July 20, the president of the National Assembly (AN), Jorge Rodríguez, made reference to the destabilizing events that took place in Cota 905 neighborhood and its surroundings in Caracas and to the subsequent Security Operation Gran Cacique Indio Guaicaipuro, while making an appeal to both the opposition parties and the media of the country. | During a debate at the regular session of the National Assembly, Jorge Rodríguez appealed to political parties to "abandon the expediency of automated solidarity," and stressed that "all destabilization attempts are irrespective of people's political ideology, a…

Mickey Z. (2021-07-21). The White House and Facebook vs. Freedom of Speech. dissidentvoice.org It's not unusual for politically minded people on Facebook to claim that they're being targeted and censored. They all think they're "too radical" in one way or another and thus, must be silenced by the authorities. Hey, in my activist days, I'd even get insulted if I wasn't pulled off the line to board a …

Mark Gruenberg (2021-07-21). 84-hour workweeks force Kansas Frito-Lay workers to strike. peoplesworld.org TOPEKA, Kansas—To ordinary human ears, this sounds like a throwback to worker exploitation of the Gilded Age: Some 850 workers at the Topeka, Kansas, Frito-Lay plant were forced to strike early this month over—ready?—84-hour workweeks. And after more than two weeks on the picket line, and outrage which has spread overseas, the company now offers …

Aimee Rickman (2021-07-21). Strange: challenging pandemic logics. mronline.org In 2020, the U.S. government perpetually wavered in acknowledging COVID-19 as a real danger. We lived through screens, bombarded by commercial messages professing how corporations were here for us, how we were in this together, that we should be optimistic. This is strange, indeed, but to be more specific about a pandemic's root causes would not sell products and would not reassure people to go back to normal.

Yves Engler (2021-07-21). Maybe Time to Ban Automobile Advertising. dissidentvoice.org More disappointing than watching the Habs lose to Tampa in the Stanley Cup finals were the ads during the games on TV. As Lytton, BC, broke Canada's all-time temperature record three days in a row and was then wiped off the map by a forest fire, Canada's public broadcaster promoted resource intensive, space consuming and …

H. Scott Prosterman (2021-07-21). Anti-Vaxxer Trumpian Pols are Killing their own Constituents for Profit — and Endangering us All. juancole.com Oakland, Ca. (Special to Informed Comment) — Tennessee Governor Bill Lee is killing his constituents by pandering to Donald Trump. He's following the leads of Texas' Greg Abbott and Florida's Ron DeSantis, as state executives, reading the tea leaves of the Tea Party and blowing in the political wind — lives of their citizens be …

Rod Driver (2021-07-21). Enforcing US Exploitation: The IMF and the World Bank. globalresearch.ca

teleSUR (2021-07-21). COVID-19 Health Pass Enters Into Force in France. telesurenglish.net President Emmanuel Macron's restrictive measures targeting unvaccinated people came into effect on Wednesday as France entered its fourth epidemic wave amid worrying acceleration of the Delta variant. | RELATED: | People who want to visit culture venues or go to amusement parks, swimming pools and gyms in France must now present a certificate which proves they have been vaccinated against COVID-19, test negative, or recently recovered form the respiratory ill…

Johanna Kichton (2021-07-21). People's Action and Amplifier Launch New, Multi-Pronged Art Campaign with 12 Visionaries to Jumpstart Hard Conversations. peoplesaction.org Campaign Features People's Action Leaders Alongside Changemakers Like Common and Adrienne Marie Brown Contact: Johanna Kichton, press@peoplesaction.org, 202.660.0605 WASHINGTON, D.C.—People's Action and Amplifier launched a new, multi-pronged art campaign, REFRAME 2021, with 12 musicians, community leaders, and activists that will reach tens of millions of people nationwide to jumpstart hard conversations and build bridges across …

Staff (2021-07-21). Resistance of Afghan people resulted in US heavy defeat. en.mehrnews.com Referring to the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, Fatemiyoun Brigade saud that this heavy defeat is the result of the internal and external resistance of all the Muslim people of Afghanistan.

ecns.cn (2021-07-21). Three questions for the U.S. to address regarding furtive Fort Detrick. ecns.cn More than four million Chinese netizens have signed a joint letter as of 3 p.m. Wednesday, demanding the World Health Organization (WHO) to send virologists, laboratory safety experts and biochemical specialists independent of geopolitics influence of the U.S. to investigate the Fort Detrick lab.

Rick Rozoff (2021-07-21). Atlantic values: Taliban says "Turkey is our brother" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Taliban 'wants to develop good ties with Turkey' The Taliban is seeking support from Muslim countries to find a political solution to the conflict in Afghanistan and wants to develop good ties with Turkey, the group's spokesman Zabinullah Muhajid has said. "Turkey is our brother, and we have so much in common based on faith," …

teleSUR (2021-07-21). China on Second-Highest Emergency Response as Floods Continue. telesurenglish.net China's Emergency Management Ministry on Wednesday raised the emergency response for flood control to Level II, the second-highest level in the response system, as heavy downpours continued to lash the central province of Henan. | RELATED: | Extremely heavy rainfall hit Henan on Tuesday, with precipitation in Zhengzhou, the provincial capital, exceeding the highest level on local weather records. The rainstorm has caused the water level in a reserv…

David Swanson (2021-07-21). Watch Russia TV Try to Convince Me of the Need for U.S. Military Spending. warisacrime.org This video clip starts out with the great Andy Worthington on GITMO, but due to a bad connection jumps quickly to me on the F-35. The RT host repeatedly tries to tell me that the U.S. military needs to spend money on weapons to defend the United States. I suggest scaling back U.S. militarism, and …

Richard Rhames (2021-07-21). A Ruralist's Lament: Ship to Citadel. counterpunch.org "Of the valley that was Paradise, they made a desert, and called it peace." — Kirkpatrick Sale For the last several decades we've grown corn on this place. It's long been traditional in this part of the northeast——just far enough south to permit corn agriculture. When Samuel de Champlain dropped anchor in the nearby Saco

teleSUR (2021-07-21). Mexican Authorities Order $2 Million Fine to Green Party. telesurenglish.net Mexico's National Electoral Institute (INE) has fined the Green Ecologist Party (PVEM) $2 million and ordered it not to broadcast radio and television spots for one year. | RELATED: | These sanctions are the result of an investigation that determined that the PVEM paid some USD990,000 to 95 influencers to promote the vote in its favor prior to the June 6 subnational elections. | Due to this, the INE Audit Commission determined…

Rick Rozoff (2021-07-21). U.S. airborne troops, armored vehicles arrive for multinational NATO exercise in Georgia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. airborne troops, armored vehicles arrive for multinational NATO exercise in Georgia Georgia will host the tenth Agile Spirit military exercise from July 26 to August 6. This year's iteration is unprecedented in the number of nations participating and in the range of military maneuvers included. The exercise, run by the U.S. and the host …

Binoy Kampmark (2021-07-21). How CDN Providers Break the Internet. counterpunch.org "After years of IT experts telling us that we 'can't break the internet' by pressing the wrong button, it turns out we can do it by updating our settings." — Phil Coughlin, The Guardian, Jun 11, 2021 On June 8, an internet blackout was precipitated by one customer updating their settings through a "valid configuration

teleSUR (2021-07-21). The US Pressures Latin American Governments to Condemn Cuba. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, Cuba's Foreign Affairs Ministry Bruno Rodriguez denounced that U.S. President Joe Biden pressures Latin American governments to condemn his country on human rights issues. | RELATED: | Taking advantage of the economic crisis induced by the pandemic and the blockade, the U.S. launched an aggressive smear campaign against Cuba, the purpose of which is to justify the diplomatic position adopted by right-wing Latin American gove…

Sandipan Talukdar (2021-07-21). New study reveals only up to 7% of the genome is unique in modern humans. peoplesdispatch.org Since the ancient period, modern humans have continued to evolve with changes occurring in their DNA. But the question is how unique are we?

David Rosen (2021-07-21). When the Sh*t Hit the Fan: Recalling the 1970s. counterpunch.org The U.S. has spent the last half-century holding its breath.

Sabri àñncຠ(2021-07-21). Why Are the Long-term US Treasury Yields Falling? counterpunch.org First, let me answer the question in the title: I do not know because, according to conventional theories, when the realised and expected inflation rates are as high as they are in the United States (US), the long-term US Treasury yields should go up. Although the realised and expected inflation rates have been going up since April

Jill Richardson (2021-07-21). Farm Workers Are Dying. Blame Our Exploitative Food System. otherwords.org Part of the reason is climate change — as temperatures soar, outdoor working conditions get deadlier. But another part of the problem is centuries old. | The fact is that Europeans brought an exploitative agricultural system to this continent. Although its form has cha…

Medea Benjamin, Leonardo Flores (2021-07-21). Cubans Are Suffering. Biden Needs to End the Embargo. otherwords.org The anti-government protests that erupted in various Cuban cities this July received enormous coverage in the U.S. press. But most of the coverage either underplayed or failed to mention the critical role played by the U.S. embargo in creating the blackouts and shortages of food and medicines that fueled those protests. | The U.S. government has waged a brutal economic war against Cuba for more than 60 years. | Little has changed since 1960, when U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Lestor D. Mallory

WSWS (2021-07-21). Stellantis refused to evacuate Jeep plant in Toledo in spite of bomb threat. wsws.org Stellantis management did not even inform workers of the discovery of a bomb threat in a plant restroom Monday evening, and instead insisted on keeping lines running even as police searched the plant.

WSWS (2021-07-21). Covid-19 infections soar 500 percent: a social crime of the Dutch ruling class. wsws.org The surge is the result of the scrapping of almost all remaining social distancing measures, amid the bourgeoisie's campaign to reopen the economy after 26 June.

WSWS (2021-07-21). Dominic Cummings revelations of UK herd immunity policy: "Just let the thing wash through the country and not destroy the economy and move on," Johnson declared. wsws.org Summing up Johnson's stance, Cummings described a "weird mix" of "partly 'it's all nonsense and lockdowns don't work anyway' and partly 'well this is terrible but the people who are dying are essentially all over 80 and we can't kill the economy just because of people dying over 80'."

EMMA (2021-07-21). Two-Time West Virginia U.S. Senate Candidate Paula Jean Swearengin Joins the People's Party. peoplesparty.org Immediate Release: | July 20, 2021 | Contact: | media@peoplesparty.org | West Virginia — Two-time West Virginia U.S. Senate candidate and activist Paula Jean Swearengin announced that she is joining the People's Party as national Candidate Engagement Director and West Virginia State Director. | The Netflix documentary Knock Down the House featured Swearengin and her bid against Sen. Joe Manchin in 2018. Swearenging also won her primary in 2020, to went on to challenge Republican Sen. Shelley Moore-Capito in the general election. | In a statement to the public Swearengin describes her decision to leave the…

Sundance (2021-07-21). Insanity, American Academy of Pediatrics Pushes Masks for All Children Over 2-Years Old Returning to School or Daycare. globalresearch.ca

Andrew Emett (2021-07-21). DEA agent arrested for participating in Capitol riots. nationofchange.org U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Agent Mark Sami Ibrahim was arrested Tuesday and charged on several accounts for his participation in the Capitol riots on January 6.

WSWS (2021-07-21). Australia: University of Newcastle Student Association guidelines attack democratic rights. wsws.org The new rules are an attempt to suppress political discussion and activity by students under conditions of an historic pro-business assault on university jobs, conditions and courses.

WSWS (2021-07-21). Suicide attempts among Canadian children have doubled during the COVID-19 pandemic. wsws.org While the pandemic has unquestionably dramatically worsened the mental health crisis facing children, the real cause of the dramatic rise in suicides and substance abuse, which had begun well before COVID-19 emerged, is the capitalist profit system.

Katie Stennes (2021-07-21). Undercover Investigations Expose Brutal Wildlife Killing Contests. counterpunch.org You would really have to try hard to find anything more depraved than a wildlife killing contest, which targets coyotes, foxes, bobcats, squirrels, raccoons, crows and even wolves and cougars in some states, for the sake of a prize that could range from cash to hunting equipment. These contests are responsible for the mindless killing of

Naureen Shah (2021-07-21). Secretary Mayorkas Pledged to End His Agency's Anti-Immigrant Abuses. Here's What He's Delivered. aclu.org In the days after his nomination, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas As he approaches the sixth month anniversary of his confirmation, Mayorkas' progress report is…

WSWS (2021-07-21). Washington forces reshuffling of Haitian regime. wsws.org Prime Minister Claude Joseph, who claimed power after the July 7 assassination of President Jovenel MoàØse, announced Monday he will surrender power to Washington's choice, Ariel Henry.

WSWS (2021-07-21). US cables show reliance on trade unions to suppress working-class unrest in Australia. wsws.org The US embassy's grooming of Bob Hawke and many others was part of far wider operations, conducted globally, to utilise the trade unions as apparatuses to systematically block or stifle workers' struggles.

Julius Ruechel (2021-07-21). The Emperor Has No Clothes: Finding the Courage to Break the Spell. globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2021-07-21). White House sees more breakthrough COVID-19 cases among staff. ecns.cn A fully vaccinated White House official tested positive for COVID-19 but was found to have had no close contacts with White House principals or staff, confirmed White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Tuesday.

Informed Consent Action Network (2021-07-21). Federal Court Rules in ICAN's Favor and Orders COVID-19 Safety Data to be Disclosed. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-07-21). German federal and state governments did nothing despite warnings of flood catastrophe. wsws.org The high number of fatalities is a direct product of the criminal inaction of governments at the federal and state levels. Although they were informed in advance, they did nothing to warn the people and save lives.

European Secretariat of the International Peoples' Assembly (2021-07-21). Anti-G20 mobilizations in Italy: Strengthening environmental struggles and remembering Genoa 2001. peoplesdispatch.org Social movements are organizing street mobilizations and counter-summits during the meeting of G20 environment ministers from July 20-23. This G20 meeting takes place exactly 20 years after the killing of Carlo Giuliani during the G8 summit in Genova.

Theodore Whyte (2021-07-21). Fossil fuel giants ignoring IEA 'net zero' report despite pledges, analysis finds. nationofchange.org Oil and gas producers are "trying to have their cake and eat it" by backing 2050 net zero emissions targets but dismissing a recent landmark report by the International Energy Agency, analysis claims.

John Potash (2021-07-21). U.S. Intelligence Coverup? Newly Declassified FBI File on Nirvana's Kurt Cobain Compounds Evidence Implicating his Wife's Role in his Murder. covertactionmagazine.com If so, The Question Is—Why? The grisly death of mega rock star Kurt Cobain in 1994 (by a shotgun blast to his head) was officially ruled a suicide by the Seattle police, but evidence quickly came to light that Cobain had actually been murdered. However, despite serious holes in the official narrative about Cobain's death, …

Lucas Leiroz de Almeida (2021-07-21). Banks and Wall Street Oppose Creation of Digital Dollar. globalresearch.ca

Kester Kenn Klomegah (2021-07-21). Cooperation and Development Strategies: Angola Hosts the Conference of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP). globalresearch.ca

Jim Britell (2021-07-21). Why Mother Nature Doesn't Love You. counterpunch.org Buckminster fuller often used the example of the behavior of chrome steel to demonstrate that complex systems are far more than the mere sum of their parts. Its constituents are chrome, nickel, and steel. No one of these metals is very strong and if one was to make half-inch rods of each and bundle them

Middle East Eye (2021-07-21). US Senators Introduce Bill Aimed at Reigning in White House's War Powers. globalresearch.ca

teleSUR (2021-07-21). New Money Laundering Investigation Against Fujimori's Husband. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, the Peruvian Attorney General's Office opened a second investigation into alleged money laundering against Mark Villanella, the husband of former presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori. | RELATED: | Over the next 36 months, the Car Wash case team will investigate the brokerage service contracts provided by Villanella MVV Real Estate between August 2018 and July 2021. | The new investigation arises from…

Karl Kusserow (2021-07-21). Setting the Record Straight at the Met. counterpunch.org Drawing Indigenous Art and History into a More Ethical Present Recently the Metropolitan Museum of Art affixed on its august limestone faàßade a Land Acknowledgment, a permanent plaque outside the main entrance paying homage to Manhattan's original and abiding Indigenous peoples. Part of an extensive effort at the Met and other museums nationwide to publicly

Tsvetana Paraskova (2021-07-21). Greenland Ditches Oil Exploration Efforts After 50 Years of Failure. globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2021-07-21). Investigating Fort Detrick 'call of the people': FM spokesperson. ecns.cn Investigation into Fort Detrick is the call of all the people around the world, including the Chinese, which must be answered by the United States in terms of tracing the origin of the coronavirus, a foreign ministry spokesperson said Wednesday.

WSWS (2021-07-21). Family demands release of full video of Milwaukee, Wisconsin police killing. wsws.org In addition to the growing demands for transparency in the killing of Robert Zielinski, a Utah police station killing was exposed last week by the release of surveillance video and a Florida officer was convicted of planting drugs during traffic stops.

Juan Cole (2021-07-21). The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam and Muslim Secularism: A conversation with Juan Cole (Ta'seel). juancole.com Juan Cole in conversation with Ta'seel Commons: "'To read Juan Cole's deft, plain-spoken translation of the Rubáiyát is to find companionship, to rejoin a thousand-year human conversation about how to endure, enjoy, and find a fleeting beauty in everlastingly dire times. The lucid, cogent and mind-opening Epilogue is a kind of grace, a gift freely …

WSWS (2021-07-21). A crime against humanity: COVID-19 has killed an estimated four million people in India. wsws.org India's massive death toll is a colossal crime, in which the entire imperialist world order is implicated no less than the Indian ruling class.

Matt Sedlar (2021-07-21). Fail Again, Fail Worse: Fewer Families Received TANF Cash Assistance in 2020 than in 2019. cepr.net Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), the centerpiece of the Gingrich-Clinton era "welfare reform," was signed into law 25 years ago this August. Past research has documented that TANF largely failed to respond to the Great Recession. While the number of families receiving TANF did increase modestly in 2009 and 2010, the increases were so …

Abayomi Azikiwe (2021-07-21). Leaving Afghanistan: Why Not Iraq and Syria? globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-07-21). Republicans name Trump defenders to House committee on January 6 coup. wsws.org House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy named five Republicans who voted against the impeachment of Donald Trump one week after the January 6 coup to join a select committee charged with investigating the storming of the US Capitol.

WSWS (2021-07-21). Socialist Equality Group holds online meeting on New Zealand bus drivers' dispute. wsws.org Speakers from New Zealand, Australia and the UK discussed the significance of the NZ Bus drivers' vote to reject a union-backed sellout agreement, and the case for rank-and-file committees to be built in opposition to the corporatist unions.

teleSUR (2021-07-21). Globalink | Death Toll Rises to 25 From Heavy Rains in Central China's Henan. telesurenglish.net The death toll from torrential rains in central China's Henan Province has risen to 25, with seven people missing.

Kenneth Surin (2021-07-21). Virginia Volvo Strikers Narrowly Approve New Contract. counterpunch.org Volvo North America workers at their plant in Dublin, in Virginia's New River Valley— Volvo NRV— narrowly approved a new 6-year contract with the company last week, having rejected the same deal a week before. In that earlier rejection, 60% of UAW Local 2069 members taking part voted "no" on the terms of that tentative

teleSUR (2021-07-21). Ben & Jerry's To Stop Sales in Israeli Settlements. telesurenglish.net On Monday, Ben & Jerry's announced it will stop selling ice creams in the Israeli settlements in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem. Ben & Jerry's is a subsidiary of Unilever, a Britain-based consumer goods conglomerate. | RELATED: | The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that the company's decision is "moral and legal," adding that it is consistent with the rules of international law. | International law…

Mike Garrity (2021-07-21). Remove Non-Native Fish Without Poisoning Our Streams. counterpunch.org Two week ago, Laurie Brown, a licensed nurse practitioner, called the Alliance for the Wild Rockies out of concern for the Game Creek watershed. She lives just south of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and gets her drinking water from a well adjacent to Game Creek. She recently discovered that the Wyoming Department of Game and Fish

Claire Latané (2021-07-21). Schools Should Be Designed to Address Students' Trauma. progressive.org As rates of depression and anxiety increase among children and adolescents, schools need to be built in a way that's safe and supportive, not harsh and imposing.

Fight Back (2021-07-21). Peru defeats far right, indigenous union educator is new president. fightbacknews.org Tucson, AZ – After a record six weeks of ballot counting and false claims of fraud by right-wing candidate Keiko Fujimori, Pedro Castillo was officially announced the newest president of Peru, on the evening of July 19. Castillo, from a poor peasant background and the candidate of the Peru Libre party, found support in the masses of poor and working Peruvians fed up with the lack of response to COVID-19 and the high rates of unemployment. Equally important is the defeat of "Fujimorismo" the far-right ideology of neoliberalism and chauvinism of former President Alberto Fujimori, Keiko's criminal father. | In the d…

WSWS (2021-07-21). Push to have Powell reappointed as Fed chair. wsws.org Given his record of pumping trillions of dollars into Wall Street, it is hardly surprising that voices are being raised in political and financial circles calling on Biden to re-appoint Powell when his four-year term expires in February next year.

Stephanie Wykstra (2021-07-21). 'Solitary by Another Name': How Efforts to Reform Solitary Confinement Are Being Derailed by Corrections Departments. progressive.org Lawmakers and courts have made headway in reforming or ending solitary, but some corrections departments are finding loopholes to perpetuate the practice.

Domenica Ghanem (2021-07-21). The Mom and Pop Tax Break. otherwords.org This month, millions of families in the United States will see hundreds of dollars in their bank accounts that weren't there before. | It's so rare for our government to give unrestricted cash to ordinary families that some are wondering what the catch is. But there's no catch — only one of the best programs to cut poverty in this country that we've seen in decades. | The new, expanded child tax credit boosts the traditional program to include families making no-to-low income as well as middle class families. And it offers larger, advanced monthly payments rather than just one lump sum at tax time. | For To…

Pablo Manríquez (2021-07-21). Sanders Supports Overruling Parliamentarian to Pass Immigration Reform. latinorebels.com "The time is very long overdue for us to have comprehensive reform and why many people say it will be in there," Senator Sanders told Latino Rebels on Tuesday afternoon, "but this is something that will need to go through the parliamentarian."

El Faro English (2021-07-21). From EL FARO ENGLISH: Pandemic's Darkest Hour Yet in Guatemala. latinorebels.com "We still have no testing or contact tracing strategy to control the pandemic," àìscar Chávez, of independent think tank and data clearinghouse Lab Datos GT, told El Faro English. "As we see a spike in cases almost double that of the peak in 2020, in reality, we know that the impact of the pandemic is much broader, but we just can't see it."

Juanita Ramos Ardila (2021-07-21). Mexican Mothers Expelled From Swimming Pool for Listening to Spanish-Language Music. latinorebels.com The event happened last Monday, July 12 at the Flex Fitness and Recreation Center pool where the eight women and their kids were having a fun time and decided to play music on a speaker.

Brian Shilhavy (2021-07-21). 18,928 DEAD, 1.8 Million Injured (50% SERIOUS) Reported in European Union's Database of Adverse Drug Reactions for COVID-19 Shots. globalresearch.ca As many countries around the world now begin another round of lockdowns, and take steps to cut off citizens from social life if they do not consent to receive one of the deadly COVID-19 shots and carry around some kind …

Sam Pizzigati (2021-07-21). Our Billionaires are Blasting Off…Good Riddance! counterpunch.org Three of the richest billionaires on Earth are now busily spending billions to exit our Earth's atmosphere and enter into space. The world is watching — and reflecting. Some commentators see our billionaire trio — Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk — as heroic heirs to the legacies of Charles Lindbergh and Sir Edmund

Peter Certo (2021-07-21). In OtherWords: July 21, 2021. otherwords.org This week, while Amazon workers went without bathroom breaks, Jeff Bezos went to space — briefly. Fellow billionaires Elon Musk and Richard Branson have also set their sights on the stars. | In OtherWords, Sam Pizzigati reflects on what the "billionaire space race" says about ballooning inequality in this country and wonders: Should we even let them come back to earth? | All three billionaires have relied heavily on tax breaks and other favors from the government, but why should they have all the fun? This month, millions of ordinary families got a real, no-strings attached federal deposit in their bank acc…

Sam Pizzigati (2021-07-21). The Billionaire Space Race Is a Wake-Up Call. otherwords.org Three of the richest billionaires on Earth are now spending billions to exit Earth's atmosphere and enter into space. The world is watching — and reflecting. | Some charmed commentators say the billionaires racing into space aren't just thrilling humankind — they're uplifting us. The technologies they develop "could benefit people worldwide far into the future," But most commentators seem to be taking a considerably more skeptical perspective.

Yves Engler (2021-07-21). Defund the Canadian Military. counterpunch.org Progressives should be pushing to defund or abolish the Canadian military. But, first we need to stop bolstering its capacity to kill in US and NATO lead wars. Wednesday the Canadian Foreign Policy Institute and Canadian Voice of Women for Peace released a public letter opposing Canada's plan "to spend tens of billions of dollars

Staff (2021-07-21). Snowden grills WaPo for 'embarrassingly weak' reaction to NSO spyware scandal, says it's untrue Pegasus can't target US phones. rt.com NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has berated the Washington Post for not taking a more forceful stance on the Pegasus spyware scandal, and said it was untrue to claim the now-infamous malware can't infect US phones. | The former US intelligence contractor expressed dismay over a WaPo editorial in response to reports that NSO Group, an Israeli surveillance firm, sold its Pegasus spyware to government clients who then used the powerful hacking tool to spy on journalists, NGOs workers and even heads of state. The explosive allegations, based on a leaked list of purported Pegasus targets and subsequent forensic an…

Staff (2021-07-21). Haitian Activist Says It's Not Up to the US to Determine Haiti's Prime Minister. truthout.org Two weeks after the assassination of President Jovenel MoàØse, Ariel Henry has been sworn in as Haiti's new prime minister, after acting Prime Minister Claude Joseph announced he was relinquishing power. Henry is a neurosurgeon who was appointed by President Jovenel MoàØse shortly before he was assassinated, but not formally sworn in. Both Joseph and Henry had claimed power following MoàØse's death. Over the weekend, the United States and other members of the so-called Core…

scorinoco (2021-07-21). Snoop List Has 40 Indian Journalists, Forensic Tests Confirm Presence of Pegasus Spyware on Some. orinocotribune.com Those on leaked list of potential targets include journalists at Hindustan Times, The Hindu, The Wire, Indian Express, News18, India Today, Pioneer, besides freelancers, columnists and regional media. | The phone numbers of over 40 Indian journalists appear on a leaked list of potential targets for surveillance, and forensic tests have confirmed that some of them were successfully snooped upon by an unidentified agency using Pegasus spyware,The Wire can confirm. | The leaked data includes the numbers of top journalists at big media houses like the Hindustan Times, including executive editor Shishir Gupta, India T…

Staff (2021-07-21). Poverty Wages and Tax Dodging Funded Bezos's Ridiculous Space Trip. truthout.org Jeff Bezos's 10-minute trip to space has inspired a myriad of reactions, from boredom to anger to a surge of "space penis"

Staff (2021-07-21). Trump Has Convinced His Followers He's About to Return to Office This Summer. truthout.org Donald Trump lost the presidential election more than eight months ago, yet for many of his followers, it is a matter of faith that at some point later this summer, he will somehow be "reinstated" as president. |

Aída Chávez (2021-07-21). New Legislation Could Limit the President's Control of Foreign Policy. thenation.com Bernie Sanders, Chris Murphy, and Mike Lee, the bill would enable greater congressional oversight of US military action.

Gilbert Mercier (2021-07-21). Afghanistan War Outcome: Hope for Sovereign Nations Fighting the Scourge of Neocolonial Imperialism. dissidentvoice.org Photo credit from the archives of Newsonline Exits of Netanyahu and Trump: chance to dial down Mideast tensions The Iraqi geopolitical analyst, Ali Fahim, recently said in an interview with The Tehran Times: "The arrival of [newly elected Iranian President] Ebrahim Raisi at the helm of power gives a great moral impetus to the resistance …

Anonymous007 (2021-07-21). Military Situation In Syria On July 21, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On July 20, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 34 times: 16 — in Idlib province, 13 — in Latakia province, 3 — in Hama province, 2 — in Aleppo province | On July 20, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SAA positions in Salanfah area | On July 19, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in Barah village | On July 19, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in Ba…

Anonymous669 (2021-07-21). Dozens Of Russian Airstrikes Hit ISIS Terrorists In Central Syria. southfront.org File image. | On July 20, warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) carried out more than 50 airstrikes on ISIS cells in Syria's central region, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. | "Six Russian jets took turns tageting caves and bunkers in the eastern countryside of Hama, Maadan desert in Raqqah, the eastern desert of Homs as well as the vicinity of Jabal al-Bishrƒ´ on the administrative border between Raqqah and Deir Ezzor," the London-based monitoring group said in a report.

Staff (2021-07-21). Rideshare drivers strike for fair pay, demand passage of the PRO Act. therealnews.com Rideshare drivers across California are striking on July 21 to demand an end to exploitative pay and working conditions, and to call on Democrats to pass the Protect the Right to Organize (PRO) Act. If passed, the PRO Act would provide sweeping labor protections and stricter safeguards against worker misclassification, which many employers (especially in the gig industry) exploit to strip employees of their basic labor rights and workplace protections. | "App-based workers are fed up with exploitation from big tech companies. Misclassification is like concrete, keeping us underground. The PRO Act is the jackha…

Anonymous007 (2021-07-21). Sukhoi's "Checkmate" Single-Engine Multi-Role Fighter Jet Revealed (Videos). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On July 20th, Russian President Vladimir Putin received a "sneak peek" at Russia's new fifth generation single-engine fighter jet. | The warplane is quite teased, as Rostech published a hype video on July 19th to announce that it would be showed off on July 20th. | A video, however, was leaked on social media showing the mock place at the MAKS-2021 salon. |

Anonymous669 (2021-07-21). Satellite Images: Recent Israeli Strikes On Syria Hit Compound In Eastern Aleppo. southfront.org FILE PHOTO An Israeli F-16 fighter jet © Amir Cohen / Reuters | One of the targets of the On July 21, the Aurora Intel Twitter account shared new satellite images showing heavy damage at the compound that's located a few kilometers to the east of Aleppo International Airport. The exact nature of the compound i…

Anonymous669 (2021-07-21). ISIS Claims Responsibility For Rocket Attack On Kabul Presidential Palace (Photos). southfront.org Afghan policemen arrive at the site of an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan August 16, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail | ISIS has officially claimed responsibility for the recent The attack took place in the morning of July 20, during prayers for the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha. President Ashraf Ghani and other Afghan officials were praying a…

Staff (2021-07-21). US Sees Steepest Single-Year Decline in Life Expectancy Since World War II. truthout.org New Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data out Wednesday shows that life expectancy in the U.S. fell by one and a half years in 2020, a decline fueled in large part by the deadly coronavirus pandemic. | "U.S. life expectancy at birth for 2020, based on nearly final data, was 77.3 years, the lowest it has been since 2003," reads a new

Editor2 (2021-07-21). Legalized Apartheid: The Israeli Supreme Court Just Cemented Jewish Supremacy into Law. orinocotribune.com By Jessica Buxbaum — Jul 16, 2021 | Only a few years old, the nation-state law has already proven it can serve as a legal tool for discrimination, racial segregation, and outright apartheid. | JERUSALEM — In November of last year, an Israeli judge invoked the controversial Jewish Nation-State Basic Law when striking down a lawsuit against the city of Karmiel over funding transportation for two Palestinian students. | In his ruling, the chief registrar of the Krayot Magistrate's Court, Yaniv Luzon, said that establishing an Arabic-language school in Karmiel or funding transportation for Palestinian Arab…

A Guest Author (2021-07-21). Despite solitary and banning, resistance continues. workers.org By Joe Piette and Bryant Arroyo Joe Piette and Bryant Arroyo Incarcerated people depend on their voices being heard outside the walls for their grievances against prison officials to be effective inside. Without public pressure from family, friends and other supporters, the prison guards, supervisors and administrators can literally get . . . |

Staff (2021-07-21). Investigating Trump Is "Absolutely" a Possibility, Says Jan 6 Commission Chair. truthout.org The chair of the select committee chosen to investigate the January 6 breach of the United States Capitol building by a mob of loyalists to former President Donald Trump said that the former chief executive and his allies in Congress would likely become subjects of the inquiry. | Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Mississippi), the chair of the House select committee

A Guest Author (2021-07-21). Capitalism breeds climate catastrophe — Report from Belgium on the floods. workers.org By Michel Collon Hundreds die from heat exhaustion in the U.S. Northwest and British Columbia. Unprecedented heat waves hit northern Norway and Siberia. Now, unheard of flooding in Western Europe has killed hundreds of people in Germany and Belgium. This led even the New York Times to publish a lead . . . |

Staff (2021-07-21). Biden Promised Diplomacy, But He's Overseeing Military Buildup Against China. truthout.org Shortly after Joe Biden took office, the president delivered a speech at the U.S. Department of State,

A Guest Author (2021-07-21). Climate catastrophe: Is it avoidable? — a report from Liege, Belgium. workers.org By Michel Collon Hundreds die from heat exhaustion in the U.S. Northwest and British Columbia. Unprecedented heat waves hit northern Norway and Siberia. Now, unheard of flooding in Western Europe has killed hundreds of people in Germany and Belgium. This led even the New York Times to publish a lead . . . |

Anand Naidoo (2021-07-21). The Heat: Biden — Six Months in Office. america.cgtn.com U.S. President Joe Biden reaches the six-month mark in the White House. What has he achieved so far, and what are some of his biggest challenges ahead?

Anonymous007 (2021-07-21). "Why Is There No Help?", Wildfires Rage In Russia While The World Looks The Other Way. southfront.org Wildfires in Russia's Siberia are getting out of control, with little attention being given to them. Firefighters and volunteers have…

Anonymous669 (2021-07-21). Greater Idlib Escalation: Turkistan Terrorists Killed Five Syrian Officers In Suicidal Raid. southfront.org TIP terrorists in Greater Idlib. Illustrative image. | On July 20 morning, four terrorists of the al-Qaeda-affiliated Turkistan Islamic Party (TIP) carried out an "Inghimasi attack" [suicidal raid] on a post of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in the town of Mizanaz in the western countryside of Aleppo. | The terrorists infiltrate SAA defenses on Mizanaz front then stormed…

Staff (2021-07-21). Beijing renews its call for Fort Detrick biolab probe as 4.7 million Chinese petition WHO to search in US for Covid origins. rt.com The Chinese foreign ministry has backed calls for an investigation into the Fort Detrick biolab as an origin of the Covid-19 pandemic after 4.7 million Chinese petitioned the WHO to send experts to the Maryland facility. | Speaking on Wednesday, foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said that the Chinese people had delivered a clear message in signing a "In less than fiv…

Anonymous007 (2021-07-21). U.S. Allegedly Urges Ukraine To Keep Quiet On Nord Stream 2, As Deal With Germany Draws Nearer. southfront.org U.S. is allegedly asking Ukraine to "keep quiet" in regard to Nord Stream 2, while it attempts to strike some…

Manlio Dinucci (2021-07-21). Aceleración de la carrera nuclear. globalizacion.ca La bomba atómica ha dejado de ser el arma excepcional que permitió a Estados Unidos ‚Äéforzar la capitulación de Japón. Hoy es un arma casi común, cuyo valor supremo ‚Äédepende de una decisión de usarla que tendría que tomarse casi…

scorinoco (2021-07-21). Nicaragua: US Sanctions Will Disrupt Sustainable Beef Production and Reforestation. orinocotribune.com By Richard Kohn — Jul 19, 2021 | 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, ending beef imports from Nicaragua, and ending international carbon trading credits that support reforestation programs there. | Contrary to this misleading narrative, the nature reserves in Nicaragua are not being deforested, and the Nicaraguan governm…

Staff (2021-07-21). GOP Legislators in Missouri Oppose Vaccine as State Becomes COVID Hotspot. truthout.org Amid the current surge in COVID-19 cases in Missouri, a recent Facebook conversation between two Republican state lawmakers is telling. | Around Independence Day, State Rep. Bill Kidd, from the Kansas City suburbs, revealed that he has been infected by the coronavirus. | "And no, we didn't get the vaccine," he wrote in a post that has since been deleted. "We're Republicans " | State Rep. Brian Seitz, a Republican from Taney County, home to the tourist destination of Branson, commented on…

Staff (2021-07-21). Judge Blocks "Categorically Unconstitutional" Anti-Abortion Law in Arkansas. truthout.org A federal judge on Tuesday blocked an Arkansas law, set to go into effect next week, that would have banned nearly all abortions in the state. |

Staff (2021-07-21). Colombia Erupts in Protest Again over Right-Wing Gov't Tax Plans Even as "Solidarity Is Criminalized" democracynow.org We go to Colombia for an update on anti-government protests in several cities on the country's Independence Day, when right-wing President Iván Duque presented a new tax reform bill to Congress. The last tax proposal failed in April after it prompted a general strike and massive demonstrations that focused on deepening economic inequality and human rights abuses. The latest demonstrations came after some of the organizers were arrested and harassed over the weekend and protesters have faced intense crackdowns and brutality from Colombian police forces in recent months. "It was amazing that it took place, notwiths…

Staff (2021-07-21). "It Is Offensive": Haitian Activist Says It's Not Up to U.S. to Determine Haiti's PM or Future. democracynow.org Two weeks after the assassination of President Jovenel MoàØse, Ariel Henry has been sworn in as Haiti's new prime minister, after acting Prime Minister Claude Joseph announced he was relinquishing power. Henry is a neurosurgeon who was appointed by President Jovenel MoàØse shortly before he was assassinated, but not formally sworn in. Both Joseph and Henry had claimed power following MoàØse's death. Over the weekend, the United States and other members of the so-called Core Group threw their support behind Henry, who will become Haiti's seventh prime minister in four years. Monique Clesca, a…

Staff (2021-07-21). The Pandemic Is Not Over: Science Writer Ed Yong on Delta's Devastation in Low-Vaccination States. democracynow.org COVID-19 cases in the United States have tripled over the past month as the highly contagious Delta variant rapidly spreads across the country, particularly in areas with low vaccination rates. Deaths from COVID-19 have increased by nearly 50% over the past week, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the Delta variant is now responsible for 83% of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. "Things are much worse than people might realize," says Ed Yong, science writer at The Atlantic who has been reporting on the Delta variant's spread in Missouri, one of the hardest-hit areas in the U.S. "The more we let this…

Staff (2021-07-21). Colombia's Export of Mercenaries Scrutinized After U.S.-Trained Soldiers Kill Haiti's President. democracynow.org The role of Colombian mercenaries in the assassination two weeks ago of Haitian President Jovenel MoàØse has come under scrutiny ater The Washington Post reported some of the Colombians received U.S. military training while they were part of the Colombian armed services. One of the mercenaries has been identified as former special commando Grosso Guarín, who was once assigned to a secretive elite military detachment of Colombia's Urban Counter-Terrorism Special Forces Group that carried out kidnappings and assassinations. Another Colombian mercenary arrested in Haiti was Francisco Eladio Uribe Ochoa, who w…

Staff (2021-07-21). DEA agent arrested for participating in US Capitol riot, allegedly flashing his badge & firearm while off duty. rt.com An off-duty US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agent who allegedly flashed his badge and gun while standing outside the Capitol during the January 6 riot has been arrested for entering a restricted area with a firearm. | The agent, Mark Sami Ibrahim of Orange County, California, also stands accused of making a false statement to Department of Justice investigators because he denied displaying his badge or pistol at the Capitol, according to an

Alex Bainbridge (2021-07-21). Eight years on activists continue to protest 'PNG solution'. greenleft.org.au Alex Bainbridge reports on a protest to mark eight years since Kevin Rudd declared the so-called "PNG solution".

teleSUR, lvm, MER (2021-07-21). Advierten presión de EE.UU para que países declaren contra Cuba. telesurtv.net Las autoridades cubanas han denunciado que el Gobierno de EE.UU. recurre a maniobras injerencistas para recrudecer el bloqueo impuesto a la isla caribeña.

teleSUR, JL (2021-07-21). Denuncian represión a manifestantes en ciudades de Colombia. telesurtv.net En varias regiones se reportaron hechos represivos, donde el Esmad atacó con gases y bombas aturdidoras a los manifestantes.

sputniknews (2021-07-21). US Attacks Sovereignty from Haiti to Cuba to China. sputniknews.com 'Core Group' just kinda decided who the Haitian government is; Dems push for decriminalizing marijuana; NSO spyware exposed; US attacks on Cuba and China connected…

Patrick McDonald (2021-07-21). UN ranks Australia last on climate in sustainability goals. greenleft.org.au The United Nations has designated Australia as having done the least out of 193 countries to combat climate change. Patrick McDonald reports.

David Bacon (2021-07-21). This New Law Would Be Good for Growers, Bad for Farmworkers. thenation.com This New Law Would Be Good for Growers, Bad for Farmworkers…

MILPA Collective (2021-07-21). Domestic Violence in Watsonville is Representative of Many Communities Around the World. indybay.org Watsonville, CA – Last week we learned of a murder that occurred on the evening of Tuesday, July 13th, which has had a deep impact on our Watsonville community. Robin Kern, a 32-year-old mother, was killed due to domestic violence and we are in solidarity with the calls for justice. We hope that her family finds peace in this challenging time.

City of Santa Cruz Parks, Recreation (2021-07-21). Saturday 7/31: Significant Tree Walk with Urban Forester Leslie Keedy. indybay.org Santa Cruz City Hall, 809 Center St, Santa Cruz…

Suzanne James (2021-07-21). Will the new super changes be enough? greenleft.org.au While the changes to superannuation have been welcomed by many, workers in the gig economy and women remain at risk of being left behind. Suzanne James reports.

_____ (2021-07-21). Progress or War: On Islamophobia and Europe's Demographic Shifts. commondreams.org

Staff (2021-07-21). Roger Waters: Cuba siempre ha sido un símbolo de lucha contra el imperialismo. cubadebate.cu En entrevista para el medio Peoples Dispatch, el músico británico Roger Waters, uno de los fundadores de la banda de rock Pink Floyd señaló sobre Cuba: " Ha resistido desde que derrotó a la tiranía de Batista liderada y dirigida por los Estados Unidos (…) Han podido mantenerse ahí. Son una espina en el costado de la doctrina Monroe".

Gerardo Szalkowicz (2021-07-21). Cerrar filas con Cuba sin romantizarla. globalizacion.ca Cuba volvió a estar en el ojo del huracán, como cíclicamente hace 62 años, y la maquinaria mediática mundial acompañada por una mega-ingeniería de bots desplegó toda su artillería inundando pantallas y confundiendo subjetividades. | De este lado de la mecha…

Norman Solomon (2021-07-21). Who's Afraid of Nina Turner? zcomm.org Nina Turner is very scary — to power brokers who've been spending big money and political capital to keep her out of Congress…

Sharon Zhang (2021-07-21). Jamaal Bowman Unveils $1.4 Trillion Green New Deal for Public Schools. zcomm.org Progressives in the House are aiming to get Bowman's bill incorporated into Senate Democrats' $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill,…

Mike Whitney (2021-07-21). New Report Sheds Light on Vaccine Doomsday Cult. globalresearch.ca An explosive new study by researchers at the prestigious Salk Institute casts doubt on the current crop of gene-based vaccines that may pose a grave risk to public health. While the paper focuses strictly on Covid-related issues, it unavoidably raises questions about the new vaccines that contain billions of spike proteins that could greatly increase the chances of severe illness or death.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-21). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Sun protection for children — and adults. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What are the best kinds of sunscreen to use on my kids? Do spray sunscreens work as well as lotions? Also, does UPF clothing offer more sun protection than a standard long-sleeved shirt? ANSWER: Sunscreen can and should be safely used for children 6 months and older. You may see that some sunscreens are specifically labeled for babies or kids. However, children can use the same sunscreen as adults. The most important factor about…

Class Conscious Pnotographers (2021-07-21). Friday 7/23: Housing! – an outdoor photo exhibit and reception. indybay.org Fence | 1229 23rd Avenue (off International Blvd.) | Oakland, CA 94606…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-21). 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…

Jacob Morrison (2021-07-21). Striking Alabama Miners Are Done Playing Nice. zcomm.org Hundreds of UMWA miners remain on the picket line at the Warrior Met Coal mine…

Marjorie Cohn (2021-07-21). If Biden Wants to "Stand With the Cuban People," He Can Ease the Cruel Blockade. zcomm.org It is time to end the U.S.'s economic war on Cuba…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-21). 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 (2021-07-21). 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…

Catherine Crockett (2021-07-21). 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…

imperial.ac.uk (2021-07-21). Physics students take first-year project to peer-reviewed paper. imperial.ac.uk Two Physics students have turned their first-year project using real data from the Cassini mission into a peer-reviewed paper.

_____ (2021-07-21). The Idiocracy of America: Corporate Control Over Public Functions. commondreams.org In the past couple of years Alden's profiteers have steadily plundered the Daily News, eliminating half of its newsroom staff.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-21). Keeping translational science on the fast track to curb COVID-19 pneumonia. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org At the beginning of the pandemic, experimental therapies were the only options available to help patients. Turning them into standard care required clinical and translational research. Experts in the Mayo Clinic Center for Clinical and Translational Science helped make that happen. ____________________________________ "I think we've accomplished in this year what normally would take seven years," says Saad Kenderian, M.B., Ch.B., a Mayo Clinic cancer researcher. Claudia Lucchinetti, M.D., director of Mayo Clinic's Center for Clinical and Translational Science,…

Rick Rozoff (2021-07-21). Kremlin: Russian Hypersonic Missiles Reaction to U.S. Missile Shield Near Its Borders. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-07-21). UK: Johnson's ditching of workplace COVID mitigation measures relies on Labour Party and trade unions. wsws.org As with every other action against COVID-19, the fight to extend the mandate over face coverings cannot be entrusted to the ruling elite and its faithful retainers in the Labour Party and pro-company unions.

Honor the Earth (2021-07-21). Winona LaDuke and Water Protectors Arrested: Horse Nation to the Front Line. indybay.org Winona LaDuke, executive director of Honor the Earth, was among the women arrested today defending the Shell River from the construction of Enbridge Line 3.

Paul Walder (2021-07-21). Primarias chilenas 2021: Un espectáculo exclusivo de la clase política. globalizacion.ca Las primarias para las elecciones presidenciales de noviembre vuelven a expresar el desinterés de los chilenos y chilenas por la política tradicional. Apenas un poco más de tres millones de electores ejercieron su voto por alguno de los candidatos. Tres…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-21). Mayo research provides insights into high-risk younger demographics for severe COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. ‚Äï Using data from 9,859 COVID-19 infections, Mayo Clinic researchers have new insights into risk factors for younger populations, some of which differ significantly from their older counterparts. People younger than 45 had a greater than threefold increased risk of severe infection if they had cancer or heart disease, or blood, neurologic or endocrine disorders, the research found. These associations were weaker in older age groups. The study was published in Mayo Clinic…

Alliance for Peacebuilding (2021-07-21). Wednesday 8/4: Immigration Nation: Understanding and Addressing the Weaponization of Immigration in U.S. indybay.org Online / webinar…

Mariana àÅlvarez Orellana (2021-07-21). Proclamado presidente, Castillo llama a la unidad y genera esperanzas populares. globalizacion.ca Fue una larga, larga espera, marcada por tensiones y permanentes amenazas golpistas, pero finalmente el Jurado Nacional de Elecciones (JNE) de Perú proclamó como presidente electo al profesor y sindicalista de izquierda Pedro Castillo, de 51 años, quien se impuso…

Manfred Krenn (2021-07-21). Housing and Public Employment. indybay.org A public employment policy geared to societal needs could make a decisive contribution to achieving several socially desirable goals at the same time: to permanently increase the crisis security of society; and to decisively reduce unemployment; to strengthen the quality of social infrastructures in the long term.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-07-21). Imperial athletes set their sights on this year's Tokyo Olympic Games. imperial.ac.uk Imperial athletes head to Tokyo to compete in this year's Summer Olympic Games.

Art Persyko (2021-07-21). 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 ##…

Staff (2021-07-21). China Points to the US as Main Source of Cyberattacks. orinocotribune.com Beijing (Sputnik) — The United States is the main source of cyberattacks that are launched throughout the world, stated Zhao Lijian, spokesperson of the Chinese Foreign Ministry, while commenting on similar accusations that Washington has made against Beijing. | A senior US administration official told reporters on Monday, July 19, that a group of US allies and partners, including the European Union, the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Japan and NATO, have all joined the United States "in exposing and criticizing the malicious cyberattacks organized by the Chinese National Security Ministr…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-21). 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 (2021-07-21). 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…

California Feminist Taxpayer (2021-07-21). Stop Waste of Tax Dollars on 2d Prosecution of H Weinstein. indybay.org Harvey Weinstein, the 69 year old, very sick, film producer, sentenced to 23 years in prison in New York at age 67 for rape, a life sentence given his age,has now been extradited to Los Angeles where California taxpayers will have to pay millions of dollars for yet another rape trial of a sick old man. This does not solve the rape problem at all; it is theft of our tax dollars.

Alex Salmon (2021-07-21). Protesters call for an end to the punitive refugee policy. greenleft.org.au Protesters marked eight years since the Kevin Rudd government announced he would stop asylum seekers arriving by boat from ever settling in Australia. Alex Salmon reports.

_____ (2021-07-21). Siberia Faces 'Airpocalypse' as Unprecedented Wildfires Engulf Region in Toxic Smoke. commondreams.org What's at stake in the special election is whether progressives will gain a dynamic champion in the House of Representatives.

Nathaniel Linderman (2021-07-21). Pfizer Vaccine Confirmed to Cause Neurodegenerative Diseases: Study. globalresearch.ca

WSWS Repost (2021-07-21). Six months of the Biden administration—A balance sheet. indybay.org The policies of the Biden administration have entirely failed to resolve the social crisis in America and they cannot, because they are based on the framework of American capitalism.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-21). 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…

Peter Koenig (2021-07-21). Carbon Neutral Green Finance — China May Take the Lead into a Post-Pandemic World. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-07-21). 'Just Horrific': Pandemic Fuels Steepest Decline in US Life Expectancy Since WWII. commondreams.org But a party morally corrupted by Donald Trump and its own rotten behavior must not stand.

Catherine Crockett (2021-07-21). Saturday 8/7: 17th Annual Hiroshima-Nagasaki Remembrance Day & Peace Lantern Ceremony. indybay.org Lovers Point Beach Cove, Ocean View Blvd., at 17th Street, Pacific Grove, CA…

Ramzy Baroud (2021-07-21). Islamophobia and Europe's demographic shifts. zcomm.org It is time for European countries to understand that their demographics are fundamentally changing and that such changes can, in fact, be beneficial to their national health…

John Nichols (2021-07-21). Texan Republican Cancel Culture Targets the Teachings of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. thenation.com Texan Republican Cancel Culture Targets the Teachings of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-21). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Ventricular assist devices aid heart failure patients. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A ventricular assist device, also known as a VAD, is an implantable mechanical pump that helps pump blood from the lower chambers of your heart, or ventricles, to the rest of your body. Although this device can be placed in the left, right or both ventricles of your heart, it is most frequently used in the left ventricle. When placed in the left ventricle it is called a left ventricular assist device, or LVAD. A ventricular…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-21). 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…

Dave Zirin, Jules Boykoff (2021-07-21). The Human Costs of the Pandemic Olympics. thenation.com The Human Costs of the Pandemic Olympics…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-21). Study may improve understanding of how disability develops in MS patients versus those with related diseases. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Did you know multiple sclerosis (MS) means multiple scars? New research shows that the brain and spinal cord scars in people with MS may offer clues to why they developprogressive disability but those with related diseases where the immune system attacks the central nervous system do not. In a study published in Neurology, Mayo Clinic researchers and colleagues assessed if inflammation leads to permanent scarring in these three diseases: MS.Aquaporin-4 antibody positive…

Toward increasing Networking (2021-07-21). Online events w) Jonathon Porritt, Gilbert Achcar, Mariana Mazzucato, Javier Cordova, etc. indybay.org Here are some 15 online events taking place over the next week (and starting at 10: 30 am tomorrow, July 20), featuring people such as Sarah Jaffe, Jonathon Porritt, Gilbert Achcar, Mariana Mazzucato, Javier Cordova, and many others. | These events are hosted from various locations all across the country, as well from Canada, and the UK (however, the listed times are all for our "Pacific time zone"). Of course, feel free to share this info with others who might be interested in it.

WSWS (2021-07-21). French anti-vaccine protests expose right-wing politics of Jean-Luc Mélenchon. wsws.org Unsubmissive France has sought to promote resistance to vaccinations and undermine public consciousness of the necessity for a continued struggle against the pandemic.

Hedelberto López Blanch (2021-07-21). Bolsonaro quiere un "Mercoliberal" globalizacion.ca Cuando en varias regiones del mundo se forman alianzas económicas para tratar de frenar los embates de la globalización, el mandatario de Brasil, Jair Bolsonaro que acaba de ocupar la presidencia pro tempore del Mercado de Sur (Mercosur) quiere convertir…

San Francisco Public Library (2021-07-21). Tuesday 8/10: Know Your Rights: Employment Rights For People With Conviction Histories. indybay.org Online workshop / webinar…

Kiki Monifa (2021-07-21). Make Room for the Non-Binary. progressive.org As our racial reckoning in this country continues, it should be inclusive of genderqueer and non-binary folks.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-21). 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…

Dan Freeman-Maloy (2021-07-21). Israel's Antisemitism Ruse. zcomm.org When Racists Claim Victimhood…

Abhijan Choudhury (2021-07-21). Extent of Saudi prison torture revealed in new report. peoplesdispatch.org The report by the Human Rights Watch exposes the lack of accountability for the extreme acts of torture, as well as the complicity of the Saudi legal and other institutions in covering up and enabling these human rights violations to continue unabated…

Pierre Leblanc (2021-07-21). Canadá, saca tus garras colonialistas de Haití. globalizacion.ca Las imposiciones diseñadas por Canadá e impulsadas por Estados Unidos y sus consecuencias para el pueblo haitiano son implacables. El Core Group ungió a una sucesión de presidentes, que han robado a su pueblo y matado con absoluta impunidad. | Apenas…

Chris McGreal (2021-07-21). How a Powerful US Lobby Group Helps Big Oil to Block Climate Action. thenation.com How a Powerful US Lobby Group Helps Big Oil to Block Climate Action…

Peninsula Peace, Justice Center (2021-07-21). Wednesday 7/21: Haiti in Crisis: Teach-in w/ Human Rights Activists Pierre Labossiere & Seth Donnelly. indybay.org Online via Zoom…

_____ (2021-07-21). 'A Death Sentence for So Many': Rich Nations Once Again Block Progress on Vaccine Patent Waiver. commondreams.org "I myself had never seen a change this big except in the history books," said Elizabeth Arias, a CDC demographer.

Nicolás Lynch (2021-07-21). Perú: øConsenso o hegemonía? globalizacion.ca La desesperación de las huestes fujimoristas en los últimos días, que los hacen recurrir crecientemente a la violencia, es una muestra de que sus reclamos por un supuesto fraude electoral, ha sido derrotados y el país se acerca a la…

Katrina vanden Heuvel (2021-07-21). Progressives Around the Country Are Recalling Sewer Socialism's Proud History. thenation.com Progressives Around the Country Are Recalling Sewer Socialism's Proud History…

José A. Amesty R. (2021-07-21). Cuba sale triunfante y dicta cátedras estratégicas. globalizacion.ca Sin duda alguna, los acontecimientos del 11 de julio en Cuba, lo que ocasionaron fue que Cuba Socialista saliera triunfante y dictándonos una catedra de estrategias y tácticas para enfrentar la arremetida con claros matices de imperial. | Y es que…

Ted Rall (2021-07-21). The Taliban's Dramatic Military Victory. zcomm.org Not only did the Taliban win a protracted war against the world's biggest superpower, that superpower is leaving them a brand-new nation built from the ground up…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-21). 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…

Michelle Merrill (2021-07-21). Local Organizing to Stop Line 3. indybay.org Calling All Santa Cruz Climate and Indigenous Rights Activists! We're trying to rapidly organize one or more Santa Cruz demonstrations for the efforts to #StopLine3, another disastrous tarsands oil pipeline violating treaty rights of Minnesota tribes. We need your help!

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-21). 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…

Santa Cruz Homeless Union (2021-07-21). Friday 7/23: Strategy Meeting to Defend the Benchlands Camp. indybay.org Behind the County Building (701 Ocean St, Santa Cruz)…

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