2021-07-28: News Headlines

Jomo Kwame Sundaram (2021-07-28). Beware UN Food Systems Summit trojan horse. mronline.org In the last dozen years after the 2008 world food price spike, the UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS) has become an inclusive forum for civil society and corporate interests to debate how best to advance food security. Unsurprisingly, CFS has long addressed food systems.

The Conversation (2021-07-28). Taliban 'has not changed,' say women facing subjugation in areas of Afghanistan under its extremist rule. juancole.com By Homa Hoodfar and Mona Tajali | — The Taliban insurgents continue their deadly war to seize control of Afghanistan after the departure of United States and NATO forces. As they close in on major cities that were once government strongholds, like Badakhshan and Kandahar, many Afghans — and the world — fear a total …

Editor (2021-07-28). The demonisation of Mariátegui. mronline.org During the campaign for the presidency of Peru, the rural teacher and candidate Pedro Castillo, emphasized his identity with the thought of José Carlos Mariátegui.

Mark Gruenberg (2021-07-28). Abortion fight to hit House floor, again. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—The House version of the money bill for the Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Departments has big spending hikes for labor enforcement programs in the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1. But while Republicans raised a few squawks over DOL spending, that wasn't the big battle when lawmakers tangled over the measure. The …

WSWS (2021-07-28). As January 6 hearing details fascist violence of Trump mob, Republicans rally in defense of jailed insurrectionists. wsws.org The openly fascist faction of the House Republicans, led by Marjorie Taylor Greene, held a press conference in front of the Justice Department to defend what they called the "political prisoners" imprisoned for their roles in the January 6 assault on Congress.

Editor (2021-07-28). Genocide and Colonialism: Challenging the Canadian State. mronline.org Public opinion has been shaken by the 'discovery' of unmarked graves of children who died in residential schools. The word 'discovery' has to be placed in quotation marks because Indigenous communities have been saying for many years that terrible things happened at these places. The time has come to call this what it is—a genocide.

Latino Rebels (2021-07-28). #ICYMI: The Powerful January 6 Testimony by a Dominican Immigrant Who Served in Iraq and Is Now a U.S. Capitol Police Sergeant. latinorebels.com "As a child in the Dominican Republic, I looked up to the United States as a land of opportunity and a place to better myself."

Staff (2021-07-28). 21N: Opposition Will Hold Primaries in Táchira to Elect Candidate. orinocotribune.com The current governor of the Venezuelan state of Táchira, Laidy Gómez; former mayor of San Cristóbal, Daniel Ceballos; and the former mayor of the capital of Táchira, William Méndez, have signed an agreement to hold primary elections in the state in order to select a single joint candidate who will run in the November 21 regional and municipal elections. | A week ago, Governor Gomez had asked the National Electoral Council (CNE) for support to hold primary elections among the opposition candidates of the coalition of which her party, Democratic Action (AD), is a member. | Governor Gómez declared that "the town of…

Jill Richardson (2021-07-28). Preventing an American Pinochet. otherwords.org As the congressional investigation into the January 6 insurrection gets underway, we're learning As I watch, I see a chilling parallel to the rise of Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet. | Steve Stern's book

Manolo De Los Santos (2021-07-28). Let Cuba Live—The movement standing up to Biden's maximum pressure campaign. peoplesdispatch.org Manolo De Los Santos and Vijay Prashad on the failed attempt by the Biden administration to push for regime change in Cuba as the US-blockade worsens socioeconomic conditions on the island…

Editor (2021-07-28). Transatlantic slave trade: Legacy of entangled affair between imperialism, racism, slavery. mronline.org To legitimize slavery and its atrocities, western imperialism birthed racism, idea of superiority of whites over Black people.

Tom Engelhardt (2021-07-28). Imperial Overstretch: Is the American Empire going the way of the Soviet Union? juancole.com By Tom Engelhardt | — ( Tomdispatch.com ) — It was all so long ago, in a world seemingly without challengers. Do you even remember when we Americans lived on a planet with a recumbent Russia, a barely rising China, and no obvious foes except what later came to be known as an "axis of …

Jeff Abbott (2021-07-28). The Other Americans: U.S. Policy Is Deeply Implicated in Haiti's Crisis. progressive.org Following the killing of President Jovenel MoàØse, Haitians are hesitant to seek aid from the United States, due to the West's long history of intervention in the island nation.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-07-28). Palestinian man was tortured by Israeli prison authorities before his death, claims family. peoplesdispatch.org 43-year-old Abdo Yusuf al-Khatib al-Tamimi, a resident of occupied East Jerusalem, was found dead in the notorious Israeli Moskabiya prison on July 23 with several injury marks on his body…

WSWS (2021-07-28). Washington Post demands "boots on the ground" in Haiti. wsws.org The Washington Post has a long and sordid record of promoting US "boots on the ground," and if the intervention that…

Judy Greenspan (2021-07-28). Who is Ruchell Magee and why he has been in prison for 58 years. workers.org Ruchell Cinque Magee, a U.S. political prisoner who has served over 58 years in California prisons, was again denied parole July 15 by the state's Board of Parole Hearings. Why won't the state of California allow Magee to go free? His story begins as a Black man from Louisiana, who . . . |

WSWS (2021-07-28). Tunisian hospitals overwhelmed as COVID-19 surges across Africa. wsws.org The Delta variant is leading to a surge of infections that is overwhelming the inadequate health care infrastructure across the Maghreb and all of Africa.

Andrew Wright (2021-07-28). House bill targets PFAS 'forever chemicals' in drinking water. peoplesworld.org DETROIT—The U.S. House passed the "Dingell bill" last Wednesday that would regulate toxic chemicals in drinking water—and given Michigan's polluted history, the measure could have a major impact in the state. The chemicals in question are per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS. Also known by the moniker "forever chemicals," PFAS are used in non-stick cookware, stain repellants, …

Tanya Wadhwa (2021-07-28). Cuba's National Rebellion Day celebrated with acts of solidarity and in defense of the revolution. peoplesdispatch.org On the day, Cubans paid tribute to the heroes of the rebellion that marked the beginning of the Cuban revolution. Meanwhile, as a part of the global "Let Cuba Live" campaign, organizations mobilized in solidarity with the Cuba and to demand an immediate end to the US blockade…

Liberation Staff (2021-07-28). Days of action: The people of the United States demand "Let Cuba live!" liberationnews.org People in cities all across the United States participated in demonstrations July 24-26 to demand an end to the blockade of Cuba and all U.S. intervention.

WSWS (2021-07-28). Lawsuit against Pilgrim's Pride for COVID-19 work-related deaths may be thrown out with new Texas law. wsws.org The Pandemic Liability Protection Act (PLPA), signed into law by right-wing governor Gregg Abbott, provides near-blanket immunity from business liability and lawsuits for exposing workers to COVID-19…

Staff (2021-07-28). Daniel Ceballos To Run for Táchira State Governor, Fractures Popular Will. orinocotribune.com The former mayor of San Cristóbal, capital of Tachira state, Daniel Ceballos, announced his candidacy for the governor of the state of Táchira. Under the slogan Obama used at one time, "yes, we can," the member of the Popular Will party (VP, Voluntad Popular) asked the Venezuelan opposition to "stop looking for excuses" to participate in elections. | "Today we have a new CNE that will allow us to exercise the right to vote," said the right-wing candidate. "You have to participate. If we stop voting, we are voting for the government. If we participate, we are protecting Táchira." | Ceballos, released by presidenti…

WSWS (2021-07-28). Wildfires continue to grow across western North America as another heat wave builds. wsws.org The National Interagency Fire Center reports that in the US there are currently 79 large fires burning in 12 states that have so far destroyed over 1.5 million acres.

Editor2 (2021-07-28). Neoliberal Model Takes Hold in Ecuador at the Hands of Lasso. orinocotribune.com Ecuador's new government has been showing signs of a reversal of the comprador policies that had been abolished with the arrival of the Citizens' Revolution, and which survived the neoliberalization process of the Moreno administration. | The fact that two months after taking office Guillermo Lasso has re-joined the investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) mechanisms and that Ecuador's ambassador in Washington signed the country's re-entry into the World Bank's International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) is a sign of this. | The ISDS mechanism had previously been denounced and Ecuador ha…

WSWS (2021-07-28). Victorian Labor government ends lockdown as Australia's COVID crisis deepens. wsws.org Governments are refusing to institute the necessary safety measures, even as the country is gripped by a worsening outbreak of the highly-infectious Delta variant.

_____ (2021-07-28). Media Dismiss EU Climate Plan As 'Ambitious'. popularresistance.org When detailing catastrophic weather events, prominent corporate news outlets show less reluctance than in the past to prominently pointing out that these events are caused by human-driven climate change. But when humans seek to take aggressive action against this aggressive reality, reporters frame those goals as lofty and unlikely to succeed.

_____ (2021-07-28). Why Shouldn't The People Own The Banks? popularresistance.org Even as the pandemic devastated New York City, megabanks like JPMorgan Chase and Bank of America continued to do a roaring trade. And now those financial behemoths are set to manage the funds that New York City and other municipalities will be deploying for the recovery. But financial justice advocates want to see the City move its money from the Wall Street titans to a public bank, owned and operated by the people.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-07-28). Number of casualties in Afghanistan rose by 47% this year, says report. peoplesdispatch.org The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan said at least 5,183 civilian casualties were documented in the Afghanistan Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict Midyear Update 2021…

WSWS (2021-07-28). Detroit Federation of Teachers agrees to reopen schools as vaccination rates stall. wsws.org On Monday, the Detroit Public Schools Community District and the Detroit Federation of Teachers announced that they had signed a Letter of Agreement (LOA) to fully reopen the school district for in-person instruction this fall.

teleSUR (2021-07-28). The US in Wrong Direction on Anti-Virus Fight, Warns Fauci. telesurenglish.net The United States is heading in the wrong direction as the country scrambles to fight a new surge of COVID-19 cases because of the Delta variant and a large number of unvaccinated people, Anthony Fauci warned. | RELATED: | "We are going in the wrong direction… It is really a pandemic among the unvaccinated, so this is an issue predominantly among the unvaccinated, which is the reason why we are out there, prac…

WSWS (2021-07-28). UK: Unite tries to shut down opposition at JDE as voting begins. wsws.org A JDE worker told the WSWS, "Anyone who spoke out against the deal is being censored… I guess they want the people with opinions to shut up."

WSWS (2021-07-28). University of Miami workers demand higher wages, better working conditions. wsws.org A recent march to deliver demands to the University President was met by the campus chief of police instead.

_____ (2021-07-28). Nonviolent Security And Cop-Free Schools Are Not A Utopian Dream. popularresistance.org At a school in North Minneapolis, the school day starts with a team of four peacekeepers escorting teachers and staff into the building. Then the team watches out for the students as they get off the bus and enter the schoolyard. Throughout the day, they're on hand to de-escalate fights and aid the students in conflict resolution. They're not volunteers. This is their job. They have replaced police (resource officers) in this school.

Prof. Shang-Jin Wei (2021-07-28). What if America Delists Chinese Firms? globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-07-28). Pentagon Chief Calls for Southeast Asian, Asia-Pacific Military Alliance Against China. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-07-28). Landback Movement Would Return Stolen Land To Indigenous Stewardship. popularresistance.org The landback movement has inspired a growing call for the Black Hills in South Dakota to be returned to the Oceti Sakowin (Sioux). The area became a flash point in July 2020, when 20 Indigenous land defenders were arrested while protesting a campaign rally for President Donald Trump at Mount Rushmore. Three months later, NDN Collective, an Indigenous nonprofit, launched a campaign to close Mount Rushmore, an "international symbol of white supremacy," and to return all public lands in the Black Hills to Indigenous groups.

WSWS (2021-07-28). London floods highlight failure to address climate change and its consequences. wsws.org Whipps Cross Hospital declared a major incident after it suffered a power outage and Newham Hospital was also forced to ask patients seeking urgent care to use other Accident and Emergency departments. Nine London Underground and Overground stations were closed.

Ruth Conniff (2021-07-28). Middle America: Ron Johnson, an Embarrassing Liability. progressive.org If the Wisconsin senator does run for re-election, it will be a test of Trump's hold on Republican voters.

Alex Gutentag (2021-07-28). The Corona "War on Reality". School Closures and the Hardships of Our Children. globalresearch.ca

Khalil Dewan (2021-07-28). New Report Examines Civilian Deaths in French Drone-instigated Air Strike in Mali. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-07-28). Farmer Co-Ops Are Giving Latinx Communities Room To Grow. popularresistance.org On Sundays, Edith Alas Ortega travels 20 minutes from her home to a farm field in Henderson County, North Carolina, and takes a deep breath. "There's a mental and physical healing that happens out here," she said in Spanish. Ortega is one of five members of Tierra Fértil Coop—"fertile ground" in English—an agricultural, worker-owned cooperative for and by Latinx immigrants. The group—three Salvadoran and three Mexican immigrants—meet every week on their one-acre parcel in Hendersonville that provides vegetables for the families involved as well as enough for resale, with a focus on cultura…

Rob Edwards (2021-07-28). Unmasked: The 138 'Polluters' at Key Climate Talks. globalresearch.ca

F. Douglas Stephenson (2021-07-28). Why we need to stop Warehousing the Mentally Ill in Jail: Only Private Prison Corps. Profit. juancole.com Gainesville, Florida (Special to Informed Comment) — By essentially rejecting the provisions of the U.S.Joint Commission on Mental Illness and Health, a very well designed 1963 Kennedy era program entitled, "Action for Mental Health" and other attempts to trim mental health budgets and services, many states and localities have opted to spend the same dollars …

teleSUR (2021-07-28). Castillo To Be Sworn in as Peru's President on Independence Day. telesurenglish.net On Wednesday, Peru celebrates the bicentennial of its independence with anticipation for the beginning of the government of Pedro Castillo, the first teacher, trade unionist and farmer elected president in the republican history of this South American country. | RELATED: | Castillo will be sworn into office in a session in Congress as part of the celebrations of the 200th anniversary of the proclamation of Peruvian independence by Liberator Jose de S…

WSWS (2021-07-28). Eleven million families in the US at risk of losing their homes as CDC eviction moratorium set to expire. wsws.org The Biden administration is silent on the end of moratoriums as rising inflation and a wave of evictions and home foreclosures loom.

Richard Gale (2021-07-28). "Learning to Loath GMOs": Genetic Engineering, Genetic Modified Plants, Biotechnology and Big Agriculture. globalresearch.ca

Editor2 (2021-07-28). Tunisia Political Turmoil: President Ousts PM, Suspends Parliament. orinocotribune.com Tunisian President Kais Saied has dismissed the country's prime minister and suspended parliament following a day of rallies against the ruling Ennahda Party, a move greeted with both celebrations and protests on the streets. | Saied announced on Sunday he would assume executive authority with the assistance of a new prime minister, in what is seen as the biggest challenge yet to the democratic system Tunisia introduced following a 2011 revolution that ousted former Western-backed ruler Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. | In a televised statement announcing the move, Saied warned against any violent response, saying, "I w…

Staff (2021-07-28). Arreaza: UNHCR Using Athlete Eldric Sella Against Venezuela. orinocotribune.com On July 27, Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza decried that the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is politically using Venezuelan athlete Eldric Sella against Venezuela. | The diplomat made reference to an UNHCR publication that claims that the "UNHCR is looking for a country that could receive Venezuelan boxer Eldric Sella." According to the statement of the UN agency, "Venezuelan Olympic boxer Eldric Sella, who is part of the Olympic Refugee Team (EOR) in Tokyo 2020, will not be able to return to Trinidad and Tobago. The immigration authorities of that Caribbean island n…

Dr. Sucharit Bhakdi (2021-07-28). Video: No Scientific Reason to Vaccinate against SARS-CoV-2: Dr. Sucharit Bhakdi. globalresearch.ca

Melanie Conklin (2021-07-28). Wisconsin Lawmaker Wants Arizona-Style Audit. progressive.org The elections committee chair vows to "initiate a more intensive investigation" of possible election fraud.

_____ (2021-07-28). National Eviction Ban Ends July 31. What To Do If You're At Risk. popularresistance.org Renters struggling with housing costs because of the pandemic have been shielded from eviction for nearly a year, but now the national ban on such proceedings will expire on July 31. Millions of families could be at risk at that point, as the billions of dollars in federal rental assistance authorized by Congress has been painfully slow in reaching people and around 16% of U.S. renters are still behind on their housing payments. If you're worried about being forced out of your home, you should take these steps as soon as possible, according to experts.

WSWS (2021-07-28). Tunisian president launches coup amid protests against mass COVID-19 deaths. wsws.org On Sunday, President KaàØs SaàØed sacked the Islamist Ennahda Movement government, suspended parliament and deployed the army amid mounting anger among workers.

WSWS (2021-07-28). La Trobe University in Australia announces hundreds more job cuts. wsws.org On top of hundreds of jobs already lost, this latest attack means the university will have retrenched 15 percent of its staff since the beginning of the pandemic.

Newsclick (2021-07-28). How protected are vaccinated persons from Delta Variant? peoplesdispatch.org As the Delta variant continues to wreak havoc on country after country, immunologist Dr. Satyajit Rath discusses to what extent those who have been vaccinated are protected from infection…

Staff (2021-07-28). ÔªøÔªø'His crime was telling the truth': Drone whistleblower Daniel Hale sentenced to 45 months in prison. therealnews.com This story originally appeared in Human rights and press freedom advocates expressed dismay on Tuesday when whistleblower Daniel Hale, who

Anonymous103 (2021-07-28). Papers Instead of Human Lives: The Sentencing of Daniel Hale. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Written by Dr. Binoy Kampmark. | In May 2019, the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, that famous bastion of anti-whistleblowing fervour, unsealed an

Peoples Dispatch (2021-07-28). Daniel Hale sentenced to 45 months for exposing US drones program and kill list. peoplesdispatch.org Daniel Hale released a total of 17 documents which revealed that civilian casualties constituted over 90% of the victims of drone strikes. Prosecution under four more counts of the Espionage Act is pending against him…

_____ (2021-07-28). Daniel Hale Receives 45-Month Sentence. popularresistance.org Drone whistleblower Daniel Hale was sentenced to 45 months in federal prison. It was a severe sentence but not the harshest sentence ever issued in an Espionage Act prosecution against a former United States government employee or contractor for the "unauthorized disclosure" of information. The sentence was not what U.S. prosecutors demanded. They wanted Hale to go to prison for nine years, but it is likely Judge Liam O'Grady issued a lower sentence after considering his mental health problems.

WSWS (2021-07-28). Drone war whistleblower Daniel Hale sentenced to 45 months in prison. wsws.org Hale, who exposed the murderous nature of the US government drone warfare program during the Obama administration, was sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison for violating the Espionage Act.

WSWS repost (2021-07-28). Republicans rally for Trump mob as hearing details fascist violence. indybay.org The openly fascist faction of the House Republicans, led by Marjorie Taylor Greene, held a press conference in front of the Justice Department to defend what they called the "political prisoners" imprisoned for their roles in the January 6 assault on Congress.

Leon Kunstenaar (2021-07-28). SF March to Pass Medicare For All Now. indybay.org Protesters vow to take issue to UN as human rights complaint if M4A is not passed…

Monica Moorehead (2021-07-28). Life expectancy drop exposes racism, class bias. workers.org The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) released "provisional life expectancy estimates" for the U.S. based on provisional mortality data for January through December 2020. The statistics show that overall U.S. life expectancy was reduced by a year and six months during this time period. Health care worker links racism . . . |

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-28). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Telemedicine before and after orthopedic surgery. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org In health care, one of the biggest changes during the COVID-19 pandemic was the expansion of telemedicine. Virtual visits have been used in many specialties, including orthopedics and orthopedic surgery. While the use telemedicine escalated out of necessity during the pandemic, Dr. Shawn O'Driscoll, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon, believes its use will continue to be used going forward. "I think that the advantages to patients are really going to be the driving forces behind…

Staff (2021-07-28). Samidoun Delegation to Lebanon Day 6: Borders of occupied Palestine, Khiam prison and Mleeta resistance landmark. samidoun.net The sixth day of the Ghassan Kanafani Brigade, the Samidoun delegation to Lebanon, began with a trip to Maroun al-Ras, on the border with occupied Palestine. The delegation traveled with members of the Global Campaign to Return to Palestine, an international campaign founded in 2013 headquartered in Lebanon to defend and promote Palestinian refugees' inalienable right to return to their homeland. Samidoun, member organizations and allied groups, including Collectif Palestine Vaincra and Alkarama Palestinian Women's Mobilization, have participated widely in many campaigns and actions of the Global Campaign over th…

Ali Salam (2021-07-28). Soldiers Assault Palestinian Protestors in northern Jordan Valley, Detain One. imemc.org Palestinians who protested the illegal expropriation of a spring by Israeli settlers, Tuesday, were pepper-sprayed, while one was detained by Israeli soldiers in the Ein al-Hilwa area of the northern Jordan Valley, according to a local official. Head of the Wall and Settlements Resistance Commission, Walid Assaf, told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that the army …

Staff (2021-07-28). 3 August, Online Event: Palestine Solidarity and the Boycott Movement: An Inter-Generational Dialogue. samidoun.net Tuesday, 3 August 4 pm Pacific, 7 pm Eastern Register to join on Zoom: tinyurl.com/palsolidarity A moderated, dynamic and inter-generational discussion of the history, current challenges and prospects for the Palestine solidarity movement in Canada. Speakers: Hanna Kawas (Canada Palestine Association); Charlotte Kates (Samidoun); Bruce Katz (Palestinian and Jewish Unity); Moe Alqasem (Palestinian Youth Movement); Aiyanas Ormond (BDS Vancouver — Moderator) Organized by Canada Palestine Association and BDS Vancouver — Coast Salish Territories. Endorsed by the Canadian BDS Coalition, Samidoun Pales…

_____ (2021-07-28). Shutting Down The British Arms Trade To Israel. popularresistance.org While the attacks on the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood are new, the tactics and the violence against Palestinians is not. Upon Israel's creation in 1948, between 750,000 and 1 million Arabs were ethnically cleansed off their land, with Israeli forces razing 500 towns and villages in order to make way for the construction of a Jewish state on top of an existing one. Year on year, Israel has progressively annexed more Palestinian land, leaving the indigenous population trapped in increasingly small pockets, often without the ability to leave.

Juan Cole (2021-07-28). Half of Palestinians Killed by Israeli Air Strikes on Gaza in May were Civilians and other War Crimes: HRW. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — Human Rights Watch conducted a detailed study of military actions by Israel and the Hamas party-militia in Gaza and concluded that both committed war crimes during the Israeli assault on the Palestinian enclave this spring, but that deaths of Palestinians at Israeli hands were 21 times higher than Israeli deaths.Three …

Angela (2021-07-28). Sunday 8/1: Virtual Book Launch – In My Mother's Footsteps: A Palestinian Refugee Returns Home. indybay.org

news.un (2021-07-28). Gaza: Humanitarian response underway, but political solutions still needed. news.un.org Although the international community is providing urgent assistance to Gaza in the wake of the most recent round of hostilities, a political solution is still needed to end the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, a senior UN official in the region said on Wednesday.

Aída Chávez (2021-07-28). Democrats Are Sticking to Trump's Cuba Policies. thenation.com Democrats Are Sticking to Trump's Cuba Policies…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-07-28). Sandinista Government Will Send Ship with Nicaraguan Food to Cuba. libya360.wordpress.com Kawsachun News Nicaragua's government has announced that it will send a humanitarian shipment of food to Cuba, and is preparing the Augusto C. Sandino Ship to set out for Havana in the coming days. Vice President of Nicaragua, Rosario Murllio, broke the news of the solidarity act at noon Tuesday, "In the coming days, very…

Staff (2021-07-28). Havana Denounces OAS Meeting on Cuba. orinocotribune.com On Tuesday, July 27, Cuban authorities denounced the Organization of American States (OAS) for its announcement of a discussion related to Cuba, to be organized by the Permanent Council of OAS at the request of the United States. Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel called the matter a shameful step in a macabre plan against Cuba, in which the OAS would be called to play its sad role. Díaz-Canel posted this on a comment in his Twitter account. | #Cuba es la imposición del Consejo Permanente de la OEA. El desprestigiado ministerio de colonias yanqui es llamado a jugar su triste papel de lacayo. Max Blumenthal (2021-07-28). La contrarrevolución cultural cubana: raperos y artistas apoyados por el gobierno de EE.UU. ganan fama como "catalizadores de las protestas" thegrayzone.com El Movimiento de San Isidro, que se presenta como un colectivo popular de artistas que luchan por la libertad de expresión, se ha convertido en un arma clave en el asalto del gobierno estadounidense a la revolución cubana. Traducción por Diego Sequera "Mi gente necesita a Europa, mi gente necesita que Europa señale al maltratador", proclamó Yotuel Romero, un rapero cubano radicado en España en un evento del Parlamento Europeo convocado por legisladores de derecha, antes de pasarle el micrófono …

Anonymous669 (2021-07-28). US Sanctions HTS Financers, Turkish-Backed Group In Syria. southfront.org US Treasury Department. | On July 28, the US Department of the Treasury announced a new list of sanctions on Syria, including financers of al-Qaeda-affiliated Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) and for the first time ever a Turkish-backed armed group. | In a

Anonymous669 (2021-07-28). Clashes Reported In Syria's Daraa As New Reconciliation Agreement Collapse (Videos). southfront.org Illustrative imageClashes Reported In Syria's Daraa As New Reconciliation Agreement Collapse (Videos) | The newly-brokered Syrian authorities and local leaders reached the agreement on July 24 following extensive talks sponsored by Russia. According to the available information,…

Anonymous007 (2021-07-28). Military Situation In Syria On July 28, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On July 28, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 28 times: 9 — in Idlib province, 14 — in Latakia province, 1 — in Hama province, 4 — in Aleppo province | On July 28, Russian warplanes attacked positions of Turkish-backed forces in the Kabani area | On July 27, a civilian was killed in the al-Hawl camp by unknown gunmen | On July 27, SAA artillery reportedly shelled Dara al-Balad district in Daraa city…

Anonymous669 (2021-07-28). 12 Killed In Large ISIS Attack On Syrian Army Posts In Deir Ezzor. southfront.org Illustrative image | Early on July 28, ISIS cells launched a large-scale attack on the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies in the western Deir Ezzor countryside. | The attack targeted posts located near al-Kuratah oil station, in Jabal al Bishri and along Deir Ezzor's administrative border with Raqqa. | According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, heavy clashes broke out between ISIS terrorists and Syrian troops. Warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces targeted the terrorists with a number of airstrikes. | "The…

Anonymous669 (2021-07-28). In Video: Government Supporters Confront US Infantry Fighting Vehicles In Northeastern Syria. southfront.org A Bradley Fighting Vehicle charges forward during a training exercise on Udari Range Complex near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 17, 2017. (Sgt. David L. Nye/Army) | On July 27, government supporters intercepted a convoy of the US-led coalition near the town of Khirbet al-Dhiyabat in the northern countryside of al-Hasakah in northeastern Syria. | According to the Syrian Arab News Agency, the convoy, which consisted of seven vehicles, was forced to retreat from the town's outskirts by angry locals. | "The locals cut off the road…

Anonymous669 (2021-07-28). Russian Bombs Continue To Rain Down On Militant Positions In Greater Idlib (Video, Photos). southfront.org Photo: Sputnik / Dmitry Vinogradov | On July 28, a new wave of Russian airstrikes targeted militants' positions in the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib. | According to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a total of seven airstrikes hit the outskirts of the town of Duwayr al-Akrad in the northwestern Hama countryside as well as hills surrounding the town of Kabani in the northern Lattakia countryside. | ÿ™Ÿàÿ´ŸäŸÇ ŸÑÿ&ne…

Anonymous007 (2021-07-28). Military Situation In Afghanistan On July 28, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On July 27, the Afghan Army reportedly cleared areas of Sai Ganj, Khaja Hakim and Maghlan near the city of Ghazni | On July 28, the Afghan Army repelled Taliban attack to Enjil district in Herat province | On July 28, clashes between the Afghan Army and Taliban continued to the west and south of Kandahar city | On July 28, Nine-member Taliban delegation visits China to talks with the Chinese government on the peace process and security issues | 189 Taliban militant…

Anonymous103 (2021-07-28). U.S. Violates Venezuelan Airspace As Part Of Pressure Campaign Against Maduro. southfront.org Illustrative imageWashington has not fully given up attempts to remove Maduro from power. | Written by Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst | According to the Venezuelan Defense Ministry, an American military plane entered Venezuelan airspace on July 22. A statement released on July 23 denounced the violation of Venezuela's airspace, an act described as a "flagrant provocation." According to the Minister of Defense, the aerial intrusion took place in Venezuela's northwest near the Colombian border for three mi…

Staff (2021-07-28). The Right Wing Wants Misinformation and Manufactured Ignorance, Not Democracy. truthout.org Manufactured ignorance now thrives in a world of interlacing disasters. This age of consuming catastrophes is part and parcel of an age of survival-of-the fittest economics fueled by the rise of right-wing authoritarianism and political extremists. The rule of markets and its legitimating notion of economic Darwinism represents a return to the massive inequalities and culture of cruelty that marked the Gilded Age. This was an era when entrepreneurial pieties were used to legitimize unfettered…

Anonymous007 (2021-07-28). China Building A Second Nuclear Missile Base. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | China is building a second base for nuclear missiles, according to the Federation of American Scientists. | The United States-based researchers made the discovery after analysing commercial satellite images, and said that the field — located near the city of Hami in Xinjiang province — may eventually include about 110 silos. | t.co/X1ylyhlphR | — Federation of American Scientists (@FAScientists) Anonymous007 (2021-07-28). Military Situation In Donetsk People's Republic On July 28, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | 1. UAF in Leninskoe shelled the Gagarin mine in Gorlovka city with grenade launchers | 2. UAF in Avdiivka shelled Yakovlevka with grenade launchers | 3. UAF in Vodyanoe shelled Veseloe with grenade launchers | 4. UAF in Opytne shelled Veseloe with grenade launchers | 5. UAF in Galitsinovka shelled Staromikhailovka with 122-mm and 120-mm artillery | 6. UAF in Novogrigorovka shelled Krasniy Oktyabr with 122-mm artillery | 7. UAF in Lebedinskoe shelled Sakhanka with…

Anonymous103 (2021-07-28). UK Plans To Remove Chinese State-Owned Firm From Nuclear Energy Projects In Latest Sign Of Growing Mistrust. southfront.org Originally published on ZeroHedge. When President Trump was in office, the White House and the Pentagon aggressively lobbied No. 10…

Anonymous007 (2021-07-28). Russia Delivers Free Military Equipment To Tajikistan For Border Control. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The surge in terrorist activity in Afghanistan against the background of the hasty withdrawal of foreign troops from the country and the rapid degradation of the situation require the adoption of appropriate measures. | These measures are already underway, said Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu."Today, joint work to neutralize threats from the territory of neighboring Afghanistan comes to the fore. The hasty withdrawal of foreign troops from there provoked a rapid degradation of th…

Anonymous669 (2021-07-28). Saudi-led Coalition Claims It Foiled New Houthi Attack With Ballistic Missiles, Suicide Drones. southfront.org Illustrative image, source: the Houthis media wing | Early on July 28, the Saudi-led coalition announced that its air-defense means had intercepted four ballistic missiles and two suicide drones which were launched from Yemen by the Houthis (Ansar Allah). | According to a statement by the coalition, the missiles and drones were on their way to attack the southern Saudi city of Jizan when they were destroyed. | "The efficiency of our air defenses thwarted all the futile attempts of the terrorist Houthi militia," the s…

Anonymous007 (2021-07-28). China Building Second Nuclear Missile Base. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | China is building a second base for nuclear missiles, according to the Federation of American Scientists. | The United States-based researchers made the discovery after analysing commercial satellite images, and said that the field — located near the city of Hami in Xinjiang province — may eventually include about 110 silos. | t.co/X1ylyhlphR | — Federation of American Scientists (@FAScientists) Anonymous007 (2021-07-28). Armenia Loses Two Soldiers, More Injured In Renewed Localized Clashes With Azerbaijan. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On July 28, at about 3: 40 am local time, units of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces attacked Armenian positions located in the north-eastern direction of the Armenian-Azerbaijani border. | Localized clashes broke out, continued for a few hours. | According to preliminary information, there are losses on both sides as a result of the fighting. | The Armenian Ministry of Defense claimed that as a result of the hostilities that began after the aggression of the Azerbaijani armed for…

Anonymous007 (2021-07-28). Military Situation In Yemen On July 28, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 164 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On July 27, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 10 airstrikes on the Sarwah district | On July 27, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 5 airstrikes on the Madghal district | On July 27, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 2 airstrikes on the Rahbah district | On July 27, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 3…

Alan MacLeod (2021-07-28). Corporate Media joins the anti-vaxxers when it comes to Chinese- and Russian-made vaccines. mronline.org "It's striking how similar the techniques [are] that Fox News uses to frighten people about the U.S. vaccination campaign and those that The New York Times, Reuters and others use to scare people about Chinese vaccines." — Jim Naureckas, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting…

Anonymous007 (2021-07-28). Houthis Recapture Last Saudi-led Coalition Base in Southern Marib Province: Reports. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On July 28th, Yemen's Houthis reportedly had quite a bit of success, recapturing the last base held by the Saudi-led coalition in the south of the west-central Marib Province. | This was reported by the Yemen Press Agency, allied to the Ansar Allah (Houthis). | The success came after heavy clashes between the two sides. | The Houthis also made significant progress in other areas lying among Marib and the Sana'a Province that neighbors it to the west and the Shabwa Province…

Sapan Maini-Thompson (2021-07-28). Napier barracks conditions held not to meet minimum standards. ukhumanrightsblog.com In R (NB & Others) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2021] EWHC 1489 (Admin), the High Court ruled that the treatment of asylum seekers at Napier military barracks did not meet minimum legal standards, that the process for allocating asylum seekers to accommodation centres was flawed and unlawful and that the six …

Global Research News (2021-07-28). Selected Articles: How the COVID Scam Is Perpetrated. globalresearch.ca By The Biden Administration has signaled its next move as part of the White House's full court press to pressure …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-28). Mayo Clinic Minute: ACL tears — when surgery is the answer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ACL tears can sideline an athlete or crush an Olympic dream. It's a common knee injury affecting nearly twice as many women than men. Dr. Cedric Ortiguera, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist, says 150,000‚Äí200,000 ACL injuries occur each year in the U.S., and that number is growing as more children become involved in competitive sports year-round. The good news is that surgery can help get some athletes get back in the game. Watch: The Mayo…

Katrina vanden Heuvel (2021-07-28). Democrats Must Control the Crime Narrative Before It Controls Them. thenation.com Democrats Must Control the Crime Narrative Before It Controls Them…

_____ (2021-07-28). A French McDonald's Is Now a Food Bank After Staff Resisted Shutdown. popularresistance.org The location was one of six franchises that frequently changed hands. In 2018, its franchiser said he would sell his five other locations to a fellow McDonald's franchiser. This particular store, however, would be sold on its own and turned into a halal restaurant, NPR reports. Closing the branch would mean shutting off a major source of employment for the neighborhood. One of the food bank's organizers told Vice that, with the McDonald's gone, the only other place for residents to find work was a local hypermarket.

John Malkin (2021-07-28). Revolutionary Persistence: Daniel Savio on S.F. Mime Troupe's 62nd Season. indybay.org Interview with San Francisco Mime Troupe musical director Daniel Savio – print and audio podcast. Originally broadcast on KZSC 88.1 FM / kzsc.org.

Editor2 (2021-07-28). Colombia: An Unusual and Extraordinary Threat to Latin America. orinocotribune.com By Internationalist 360 ∞ — Jul 23, 2021 | Since 2016, more than 900 social leaders have been killed in Colombia. Between 2020 and 2021, 78 massacres have been recorded, in which 292 people were killed. Since the beginning of the strike, the figures of repression are grotesque: 84 people murdered, 75 disappeared, 3,274 detained, 1,790 people injured. With 70% of the world production, Colombia is the main producer and exporter of cocaine in the world, which is one of the main fuels with which the Colombian oligarchy and the Colombian State nourish their economy, generating a deep intertwining between th…

Mat Ward (2021-07-28). 10 new albums that protest against climate inaction. greenleft.org.au Mat Ward looks back at July's political news and the best new music that related to it.

Slingshot Collective (2021-07-28). Sunday 8/22: Slingshot new volunteer meeting / article brainstorm for issue #134. indybay.org Long Haul infoshop – 3124 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley, CA 94705 – 510 540 0751 – 2 blocks from Ashby BART – corner of Shattuck and Woolsey across from La Pena…

teleSUR (2021-07-28). Kremlin Suggests Biden To Learn More About Russia. telesurenglish.net On Wednesday, Russian Presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov suggested to U.S. President Joe Biden that he should learn more about Russia before claiming that this country only has nuclear weapons and oil. | RELATED: | "At the very least, these statements are fundamentally incorrect… They are evidence of a wrong understanding and knowledge of modern Russia," he said. | While Russia is the largest nuclear power and has a very large oil and gas industry, claiming that t…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-28). Mayo Clinic research suggests women over 65 be offered hereditary cancer genetic testing. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A new study by Fergus Couch, Ph.D., of Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, along with collaborators from the CARRIERS consortium, suggests that most women with breast cancer diagnosed over 65 should be offered hereditary cancer genetic testing. The study was published Thursday, July 22, in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Couch says that women over 65 rarely qualify for hereditary cancer genetic testing based on current testing guidelines because they are thought…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2021-07-28). 2021 Proposed American River National Heritage Area (1840-1875). indybay.org January 20, 2021 President Biden issued Executive Order #13985 – Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the Federal Government – Federal Oversite essential to preserve the authentic legacy along the American River Parkway…

John Malkin (2021-07-28). Mindful Intelligence: Alan Clements on his new book "Extinction X-Rated" and film "Spiritually Incorrect" indybay.org Print and audio podcast interview with former Buddhist monk, author, journalist and activist performer Alan Clements.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-28). Hesitant about COVID-19 vaccine development? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Some people may be hesitant to be vaccinated for COVID-19 because they think COVID-19 vaccines were developed too quickly. But today's successes are the result of many years of coronavirus research. "To say that these messenger RNA vaccines were only developed in the past year would be erroneous," says Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. "I know some people are hesitant and they might be fearful over some of the headlines they…

Rasha Younes (2021-07-28). The Trouble With the 'LGBT Community'. thenation.com The Trouble With the 'LGBT Community'

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-28). Consumer Health: Are you ready to add something new to your fitness routine? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org If you know exercise is important and you're making time for a well-rounded fitness routine, good for you! But you may become bored with the same routine day after day. And if you're bored, you may be more apt to lose interest after a while. If it's time to add a new spark to your fitness routine, here are three ideas to consider: Aquatic exerciseSwimming pools are not just for swimming laps. Aquatic fitness options also include aerobics…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-28). Consumer Health: Understanding glioblastoma. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Glioblastoma Awareness Day will be observed on Wednesday, July 21, which makes this a good time to learn more about one of the most complex, deadly and treatment-resistant cancers. Glioblastoma, a type of glioma, is an aggressive cancer that can occur in the brain or spinal cord. It can occur at any age, but it tends to occur more often in older adults. Approximately 13,000 people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with glioblastoma in…

United Nations Association (2021-07-28). Saturday 8/7: Hiroshima Day Remembrance. indybay.org Town Clock, Pacific Ave. and Water St., Santa Cruz…

_____ (2021-07-28). As Delta Wreaks Havoc, Biden Faces Growing Pressure to Force Big Pharma to Share Vaccine Recipes. commondreams.org "With each passing day, the Biden administration is trampling on its professed commitment to science-based policymaking and a humane immigration system."

_____ (2021-07-28). Physicians Group Documents 'Severe' Health and Human Rights Impacts of US Expulsion Policy. commondreams.org Without racism running deep in their DNA, Trump's supporters would not have listened to a raving maniac president encouraging violence in order to remain in power.

Sonali Kolhatkar (2021-07-28). After Devastating DACA Ruling, Dreamers Vow to Push for Legalization. zcomm.org "We're done waiting," she said. "We're done having to take a back seat. We're done playing nice."

Toward increasing Networking (2021-07-28). Online events with Michael Pollan, Dennis McKenna, Ellen Brown, Cheryl Davila, etc. indybay.org Here are some about a dozen online events taking place over the next 4 days (and starting at 10: 30 am tomorrow, July 28), featuring people such as Michael Pollan, Dennis McKenna, Ellen Brown, Giorgos Kallis, Cheryl Davila, Eduardo Martinez, 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.

Santa Cruz Food Not Bombs (2021-07-28). Sunday 8/1: 500 Days of Service. indybay.org Laurel and Front Streets, Santa Cruz…

WSWS (2021-07-28). New Zealand nurses vote on third sellout offer. wsws.org The Labour Party-led government is seeking to enforce a wage freeze, while doing nothing to address the staffing crisis in hospitals.

Alex Salmon (2021-07-28). Sport, racism and resistance in Apartheid South Africa. greenleft.org.au Alex Salmon reviews a new book by anti-Apartheid activists about how sport both upheld the racist status quo and became a crucial site of resistance.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-28). Unvaccinated people at highest risk of being infected by delta variant. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A highly transmittable form of COVID-19 known as the delta variant is spreading globally. Now a subvariant known as delta-plus has been identified. "Delta-plus just means that there's been an additional mutation in the delta variant," says Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases physician and researcher at Mayo Clinic. "We have not really seen that take off yet. And that's probably because it's being outcompeted by the delta variant. If you look at the original virus and…

Haymarket Books (2021-07-28). Tuesday 7/27: Counting Crime: Racial Politics of Crime Data and How It's Used. indybay.org Online event (FREE)…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-28). COVID-19 vaccine urgency as delta variant continues to spread. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Viruses constantly change through mutation, and new variants of viruses are expected to occur. Multiple variants of the virus that causes COVID-19 have been documented, including a highly transmittable form of COVID-19 known as the delta variant. The delta variant, which was first seen in December 2020 in India, is spreading globally. It's more contagious than the previous strains that have been detected in the U.S. It's also causing more severe illness.Dr. Melanie Swift, co-chair of Mayo Clinic's…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-28). Strong immune response underlies acute kidney injury related to COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic researchers have found that acute kidney injury associated with COVID-19 resembles sepsis-caused kidney injury, and the immune response triggered by the infection plays a pivotal role. The findings, published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, also suggest that mitochondrial dysfunction — a loss of function in cellular energy production — is commonly found in kidney injury related to COVID-19. More than one-third of hospitalized COVID-19 patients report acute kidney injury, and sudden…

Jaclynn Ashly (2021-07-28). The Canadian Mining Company Dominicans Call "Worse Than Columbus" zcomm.org "We had no concept of what the devil was until Barrick Gold came to our lands"

Raina Lipsitz (2021-07-28). What Happened to Andrew Cuomo? thenation.com What Happened to Andrew Cuomo?

Strike Debt Bay Area (2021-07-28). Saturday 8/21: Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: Degrowth. indybay.org Depending on the Covid situation, we may meet online or at the OMNI Commons (4799 Shattuck, Oakland, CA). Please email strike.debt.bay.area@gmail.com a few days before the event so we can let you know what's what.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-28). Science Saturday: How geologic rock formations inform novel treatments for kidney stones. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Human kidney stones are at least as old as the Giza pyramids. The oldest known kidney stone was found in Egyptian burial satin from 4400 B.C. In 2020, Mayo Clinic processed and analyzed some 90,000 kidney stones from all over the world. That number increases each year, reflecting a global uptick in kidney stone disease. But new research has unlocked how kidney stones actually form, which could be the key to treating or even eliminating…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-28). Beyond stem cells, regenerative medicine finds exosomes. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Exosomes, a new tool in regenerative research, have implications for cardiac and tendon regeneration, wound healing, and incontinence, as well as many other applications. _______________________________ In the 60 or so years since stem cells were first defined, they've become heralds of a new type of medicine, one that promises to harness the body's healing properties. Stem cells are a sort of cellular blank slate and can be engineered to form any cell in the body….

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-28). Emergency department visits related to opioid overdoses up significantly during COVID-19 pandemic. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Emergency department visit rates because of an opioid overdose increased by 28.5% across the U.S. in 2020, compared to 2018 and 2019, recent Mayo Clinic research finds. Emergency visits overall decreased by 14% last year, while visits because of an opioid overdose increased by 10.5%. The result: Opioid overdoses were responsible for 0.32 out of 100 visits, or 1 in every 313 visits, which is up from 0.25, or 1 in every…

Labor Video Project (2021-07-28). Stop Ripping Us Off! Drivers & Gig Workers Protest Rally In SF At Lyft & UBER World HQ. indybay.org A protest and march was held at Lyft and UBER on July 22, 2021. Drivers and gig workers talked about the desperate conditions that these companies are imposing on workers…

Mision Verdad (2021-07-28). Dialogue Between Venezuelan Government and Opposition in Mexico: Perspectives and Demands. orinocotribune.com By Mision Verdad — Jul 27, 2021 | President Nicolás Maduro Moros recently stated that he is "ready" and willing to engage in a new round of talks and agreements with the Venezuelan opposition, this time to be held in Mexico. | President Maduro explained that preparations for holding a dialogue are advancing with the mediation of Mexico and other governments. "We are ready to set off for Mexico: the Bolivarian government delegation and the opposition delegates," said the president. "I hope that, in August, a dialogue, a negotiation of peace and reconciliation with the oppositions, can be carried out in Mexico…

Brenda Norrell (2021-07-28). MINN: Police Mob Stalks Lone Red Lake Native Youth Water Protector, Provokes Arrests. indybay.org In Thief River Falls, Minn., on Monday, an out-of-control police mob stalked a lone Red Lake Youth Water Protector without cause when he went a restroom. Then Sheriff's deputies provoked the arrests of two Water Protectors, who had just been released from jail for protecting the water, when they came to the Native youth's aid.

gmsorinoco (2021-07-28). From Stroessner to Syngenta: Paraguay's Soy Conflicts. orinocotribune.com By Owen Schalk — Jul 23, 2021 | The 'soybeanisation' of the Paraguayan economy has had a devastating impact on the country's ecology, rural populations and democratic process, but it has been lucrative for foreign corporations and the domestic oligarchy. | In 2003, the agrichemical behemoth Syngenta published

Steve Turner (2021-07-28). What's at stake for the left in Unite's General Secretary election? zcomm.org This is not just about driving the organising programme, it is also about building a union that can defend jobs and deliver better pay and conditions…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-28). Mayo Clinic Minute: Drink to thirst when exercising. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org If the Summer Olympics inspires you to start working out, Mayo Clinic health experts say it's important to stay hydrated when you exercise. And a valuable term to remember is "drink to thirst." Reporter Jason Howland explains in this Mayo Clinic Minute. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/uEMhUqleuj8 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 57) is in the downloads at the end of…

Alexis Grenell (2021-07-28). Diagnosing the Morales Campaign Meltdown. thenation.com Diagnosing the Morales Campaign Meltdown…

Stop Republican Recall (2021-07-28). No Republican Recall of Chesa Boudin, SF District Attorney. indybay.org Not to be outdone by the Republican Recall attempt of Governor Newsom, San Francisco's 56,000 Republicans (12% of 449,000 voters in November 2020) and friends are also trying to recall San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin by mailing a blank petition to San Francisco voters as the Nazi Republican Party has no other way to win anything in San Francisco. Do not fall for it; do not sign it.

Angela (2021-07-28). Friday 7/30: Free virtual screening of the film Zahra. indybay.org

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-28). Monoclonal antibodies help COVID-19 patients avoid hospitalization. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. ‚Äï In a large observational study, Mayo Clinic researchers have shown that two monoclonal antibodies administered separately helped prevent hospitalization in high-risk patients who became infected with COVID-19. The study also showed more hospitalizations were observed among patients with more comorbidities. The findings appear in The Journal of Infectious Diseases. "The real-world data reported in this study confirm what has been seen in clinical trials involving a placebo," says Raymund Razonable, M.D., a…

Peter Maiden (2021-07-28). Protest for Better Treatment of the Homeless Held at Fresno City Hall. indybay.org Homeless people and supporters of the homeless joined in two demonstrations at Fresno's City Hall July 20 and 23. They demanded better alternatives to being on the streets.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-28). Consumer Health: 10 ways aerobic exercise can help you live longer and healthier. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A well-rounded fitness routine contains several elements, including strength training, core exercises, balance training, and flexibility and stretching. The fifth element is aerobic fitness. Aerobic activity causes you to breathe faster and more deeply, which maximizes the amount of oxygen in your blood. Your heart will beat faster, which increases blood flow to your muscles and back to your lungs. The better your aerobic fitness, the more efficiently your heart, lungs and blood vessels transport oxygen throughout…

Manlio Dinucci (2021-07-28). Why Germany Has Won and Italy Has Lost. globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-28). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Tips to stay healthy while working from home. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The COVID-19 pandemic has forced people to readjust in many ways, including some companies shifting to remote work. Working from a home office has its benefits, but it also comes with quite a few challenges. Virtual offices mean added screen time which can lead to eye strain, ear problems and too much time sitting in one place. Living and working in the same space also can lead to challenges with setting boundaries and having an…

Freedom Socialist Psrty (2021-07-28). Sunday 8/8: Make Rebellion the New Normal! Fighting for Working People's Needs Post Pandemic. indybay.org New Valencia Hall 747 Polk Street SanFrancisco | at Ellis, near Civic Center.Bart/Muni and on #19,31,47,& 49 Muni bus lines.Wheelchair accessible…

Tom Engelhardt (2021-07-28). America Isn't 'Back.' Here's Why. thenation.com America Isn't 'Back.' Here's Why.

The Jamal Journal (2021-07-28). The Jamal Journal Newspaper Issue #2 is now online! indybay.org The Jamal Journal Newspaper Issue #2 was released at the July 3 "In The Spirit of Consuewella Africa" Rally for Mumia at Philadelphia City Hall. Issue #2 is now available online.

Anna Kramer (2021-07-28). Half of the tech workforce wants to join a union. zcomm.org In a survey of tech industry workers, about 50% of respondents said they are very or somewhat interested in joining a union in their workplace, and more than 60% of millennials said they were interested.

Santa Cruz Climate Action Network (2021-07-28). Friday 7/30: #StopLine3 Demonstration. indybay.org 104 River St, Santa Cruz…

Ramzy Baroud (2021-07-28). The Little Talked About Covid-19 'Variants'. zcomm.org Vaccine Mismanagement Will Have Dire Repercussions…

Jessica González (2021-07-28). Misinformation's Deadly Profit Motive. zcomm.org

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-07-28). #Yes, It's A "Killer Vaccine". They are Killing our Children. globalresearch.ca Share this article, far …

imperial.ac.uk (2021-07-28). Malarial mosquitoes suppressed in experiments that mimic natural environments. imperial.ac.uk Researchers have shown 'gene drive' technology, which spreads a genetic modification blocking female reproduction, works in natural-like settings.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-28). Mayo Clinic Minute: The right way to get your body flexible. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Muscle flexibility is important for your body. But according to sports medicine experts at Mayo Clinic, the old way of stretching before you exercise isn't the right approach. Reporter Jason Howland explains in this Mayo Clinic Minute. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/ZiuoldvSc2U Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (0: 58) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. "Having flexible muscles and mobile joints can help reduce…

Sam Wainwright (2021-07-28). Social and economic justice must be at the centre of the fight against COVID-19. greenleft.org.au As the breakout of the Delta variant continues to grip Sydney, Sam Wainwright argues that it is obvious that the corporate-profits-first logic is incapable of dealing with the challenge efficiently or fairly.

Paul Joseph Watson (2021-07-28). British Government Adviser Who Warned of 200,000 COVID Cases a Day Faces Scrutiny after Dramatic Fall in UK Infections. globalresearch.ca

Keeping Track (2021-07-28). Biden Appoints Former Partner of Anti-Union Morgan Lewis to Justice Dept. indybay.org Pres. Biden has appointed and the US Senate has confirmed Kenneth Polite, a former law partner of anti-labor and pro-Trump, Morgan, Lewis & Brockius, to be Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Criminal Division of the US Justice Department. See wallstreetonparade.com/2021/07/law-firm-…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-28). Sharing Mayo Clinic: Scarlett is running and smiling after surgery to correct pectus excavatum. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org When Sara Hutchins noticed an indent in her daughter Scarlett's chest, she immediately recognized the cause: pectus excavatum, a condition that causes the breast bone to sink into the chest. "My father had the same condition," Sara says. "He'd had surgery to correct it but was never satisfied with his results." Sara wanted to ensure that if Scarlett had surgery, she'd like what she saw in the mirror afterward. "I did a lot of research," Sara…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-28). Mayo Clinic announces next phase of vaccination requirements for COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Guided by its values and deep commitment to patients, Mayo Clinic is requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or complete a declination process by Sept. 17. "We are proud of our staff's high vaccination rates and are grateful that the vast majority have embraced the opportunity to get vaccinated," says Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., Mayo Clinic's president and CEO. "Our patients expect to be safe when they come to Mayo Clinic, and we…

Adult School Teachers Union (2021-07-28). Tuesday 7/27: Teachers to Protest Forced Return to In-Person Learning as Covid Cases Spike. indybay.org West Contra Costa School District, 1108 Bissell Ave., Richmond…

_____ (2021-07-28). Moving From Neglect to Dignity in the S.S.I. Program. commondreams.org

Stop Attacks on Arnautoff & Art (2021-07-28). Victor Arnautoff's Mural Survives SF School Board's Attack. indybay.org Judge Anne-Christine Massullo overturned the reactionary San Francisco School Board's decision to cover-up the beautiful, anti-racist murals at George Washington High School painted in 1936 by a victim of anti-Communist witchhunts, Victor Arnautoff, and ordered a meet and confer of the school and the GWHS Alumni Association before August 26, 2021 on the missing environmental review. See www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/judge-overturn…

_____ (2021-07-28). Capitol Attack Inquiry Reveals the Extraordinary Influence of White Supremacist Ideology. commondreams.org The obstacles to enacting long-term structural changes will be heightened to the extent that Biden relapses into a futile quest for "bipartisanship."

WSWS (2021-07-28). Communication Workers Union trashes British Telecom strike ballot and agrees mass redundancies and closures. wsws.org BT workers join a lengthening list of workers whose struggles, particularly those in relation to fire and rehire, have been betrayed by unions including the CWU, the GMB at British Gas and Unite at Go North West and in its ongoing attempt to enforce a filthy concessions agreement at JDE.

_____ (2021-07-28). Joe Biden's Relapse Into Hallucinations About GOP Leaders. commondreams.org Its sub-poverty level payment and nearly 50-year-old punitive means test provisions have meant increasing homelessness among the S.S.I. elderly.

Revolution Books (2021-07-28). Saturday 7/31: Film: Fists of Freedom: The Story of the '68 Summer Games. indybay.org Revolution Books, 2444 Durant Ave. Berkeley CA 94704…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-07-28). Protests in UK against Labour Party's internal purge of the leftists. peoplesdispatch.org The Labour party leadership has forbidden its members from associating with groups including Socialist Appeal, Resist, Labour Against the Witchhunt, Labour in Exile Network…

Leon Kunstenaar (2021-07-28). Politics Encounters Morality in Front of Sen. Feinstein's Office. indybay.org Poor people's campaign and supporters demand end of filibuster.

Olivia Engling (2021-07-28). WTO Reviews Vaccine Patents and Pandemic Response Options. indybay.org A proposal in front of the World Trade Organization could make it easier for countries to access COVID vaccines.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-28). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Making progress in treating glioblastoma. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org When it comes to malignant tumors in the brain and spinal cord, glioblastoma is the most common. Glioblastoma is an aggressive form of cancer that forms from cells called astrocytes in the brain or the spinal cord. Glioblastoma can occur at any age, but it's more common in older adults. It can cause worsening headaches, nausea, vomiting and seizures. Glioblastoma can be difficult to treat. Current treatments include surgery, radiation and chemotherapy, but thanks to…

Children's Health Defense (2021-07-28). At FDA Urging, Pfizer and Moderna to Include Thousands More Children in Clinical Trials. globalresearch.ca Citing concerns about …

news.un (2021-07-28). On World Hepatitis Day, WHO calls to eliminate disease by 2030. news.un.org The UN health agency pointed out on Wednesday, World Hepatitis Day, that every 30 seconds a person dies from a hepatitis-related illness and called for all countries to work together to eliminate this preventable disease as a public health threat by 2030.‚ÄØ…

news.un (2021-07-28). COVID-19 infections rise, Delta variant spreads to 132 countries. news.un.org COVID-19 infections rose eight per cent last week to more than 3.8 million, the UN health agency reported on Wednesday.

news.un (2021-07-28). Cornerstone treaty of refugee protection turns 70. news.un.org It has never been more urgent to recommit to the spirit and fundamental principles of the 1951 Refugee Convention, the UN refugee agency said on Wednesday as it marked the 70th anniversary of the key international treaty.

teleSUR (2021-07-27). Haiti: President Moise's Head of Security Arrested. telesurenglish.net Haiti's National Police on Monday confirmed that Jean Laguel Civil, the head of security for late President Jovenel Moise, was arrested. | RELATED: | He is charged with murder, attempted murder, and armed robbery. Once a warrant was issued for his arrest, Laguel Civil was detained and transferred to a penitentiary in Delmas near Port-au-Prince. | A few days ago, prosecutor Me Bed-Ford Claude asked the immigration…

Mary Clare Jalonick (2021-07-27). Jan. 6 hearing begins as police detail violence, injuries. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON (AP) — "This is how I'm going to die, defending this entrance." Capitol Police Officer Aquilino Gonell told House investigators Tuesday he could feel himself losing oxygen as he was crushed by rioters — supporters of former President Donald Trump — as he was defending the Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection. Gonell and …

John Wojcik, Mark Gruenberg (2021-07-27). With union support, Chicago civilian board to exercise increased control over police. peoplesworld.org CHICAGO —With support from nine unions, including the politically powerful Chicago Teachers Union (CTU), Service Employees Local 73, and SEIU Healthcare, Chicago's civilians will, starting next year, have an independent police board that exercises increased control—for them—over Chicago's police. That control, capping a long campaign by civil rights and community groups, is the result of …

Rubin R. (2021-07-27). Internet Access as a Social Determinant of Health. jamanetwork.com Using data from its social determinants of health database, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) recently created an online visualization tool providing county-level information about people's internet access.

Steven Sahiounie (2021-07-27). Lebanon Is on the Brink of Social Explosion and Breakdown. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2021-07-27). Gaza Market Reels from Deadly Explosion (PHOTO). palestinechronicle.com Palestinian government workers and volunteers began the process of removing rubble and cleaning debris resulting from an explosion that rocked an old market in Gaza City last Thursday. The massive explosion in the historic Al-Zawiya

Elijah Magnier (2021-07-27). Elijah Magnier Joins Fault Lines To Discuss Palestinian Authority. thealtworld.com Elijah Magnier joined Fault Lines to discuss the authority within Palestine and the new government of Israel.

Ailynn Torres Santana (2021-07-27). The July 11 Protests in Cuba. socialistproject.ca The following article by Cuban academic and feminist activist Ailynn Torres Santana outlines what happened in Cuba on July 11, discusses the issues raised by the protesters and the government's response, and concludes that in the wake of the protests Cuba needs political solutions that resist all forms of co-optation. This article was originally published in

Editor (2021-07-27). Defend Cuba, defend socialism! workers.org Anti-communist forces — led by the U.S. government — are mounting a no-holds-barred attack on revolutionary Cuba. That country continues to advance with determination on its own road to socialism, begun Jan. 1, 1959, when forces led by Fidel Castro and Ernesto "Ché" Guevara overturned the U.S.-backed government of dictator . . . |

The Socialist Program (2021-07-27). The People of the U.S. Oppose the Blockade of Cuba. liberationnews.org Brian Becker, Esther Iverem, Nicole Roussell and Walter Smolarek discuss how people in Cuba and their supporters around the world are stepping up mobilizations in defense of the country's independence as the U.S. government announces more sanctions. They also discuss the legacy of civil rights legend Bob Moses, the politics of the Tokyo Olympics, the renewed spread of COVID across the country, and more.

teleSUR (2021-07-27). Cuba Rejects Fake News of Riots Following July 11 Disturbs. telesurenglish.net Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla denounced the fake news that there were riots in the country following the July 11 protests. This, amid an intense media campaign to attack the Cuban government and mobilize the international community against it, despite massive support to the Cuban revolution. | RELATED: | "It ¥s false that Cuba is right now facing riots as mentioned on social media," the Foreign Min…

teleSUR (2021-07-27). Mexico Sends the Second Ship With Humanitarian Aid for Cuba. telesurenglish.net The second shipment of humanitarian aid for Cuba departed from Mexico on Tuesday, as part of an initiative promoted by president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to help the Caribbean island tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. | RELATED: | The multipurpose ship Arm Libertador Bal-02 set sail towards Cuba, the second of three ships that Mexico has sent since July 26. The first one carried 100 million barrels of diesel that w…

Helen Yaffe (2021-07-27). What's Actually Going On in Cuba? globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-07-27). Cuba's Cultural Counter-Revolution: US Gov't-Backed Rappers, Artists Gain Fame As 'Catalyst For Current Unrest'. popularresistance.org Over the past decade, the US government has spent millions of dollars to cultivate anti-government Cuban rappers, rock musicians, artists, and journalists in an explicit bid to weaponize "desocialized and marginalized youth." The strategy implemented by the US in Cuba is a real life version of the fantasies anti-Trump Democrats entertained when they fretted that Russia was covertly sponsoring Black Lives Matter and Antifa to spread chaos through North American society.

Fight Back (2021-07-27). National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression denounces U.S. criminal interference in Cuba. fightbacknews.org National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression denounces U.S. criminal interference in Cuba |
| Fight Back News Service is circulating the following July 26 statement from the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression. |
| What the U.S. is doing in Cuba is criminal. The U.S. blockade of the small island nation of eleven million is meant to put a stranglehold on the people. The economic disruption caused by the U.S. embargo causes shortages and difficulties across the island. Not only does the U.S. embargo stop U.S. businesses from trading with Cuba, it punishes companies in o…

teleSUR (2021-07-27). Cuba Condemns OAS Discussion on Its Internal Affairs. telesurenglish.net On Monday, the Cuban government condemned that the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS), led by the United States, plans to discuss the Caribbean nation's situation after the July 11 protests in a virtual session on Wednesday. | RELATED: | "Cuba has not been an OAS member state since the 1960s and therefore does not recognize its authority or mandate to comment on or discuss Cuban affairs," President Miguel D…

Aaron Maté (2021-07-27). Why is OPCW Chief Fernando Arias Afraid of his own Inspectors? (Part II). orinocotribune.com By Aaron Maté ∑ Jul 11, 2021 | Rather than address the concerns of two veteran inspectors about a Syria cover-up, OPCW Director General Fernando Arias has attacked them with false claims. OPCW sources and newly leaked material expose Arias' latest Western state-backed deceit. | The stated mission of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) is to ensure "a world free of chemical weapons." From his executive suite at The Hague, however, OPCW Director General Fernando Arias has been on a different mission: keeping the organization free of accountability for an explosive Syria cover-up scan…

_____ (2021-07-27). It's Time To End The US War On Syria, Not Restart It. popularresistance.org The Biden administration's ending of a 20 year war in Afghanistan is a good sign but its airstrikes in Iraq and Syria last month are a bad sign. These airstrikes highlight the US military's ongoing, but underreported, deployment to Syria. | In May, the AP claimed President Biden would soon put a stop to a US energy company's ongoing theft of oil from a region in Syria that's illegally occupied by US troops. So far, it's not clear anything has changed. Syrian oil reportedly continues to be extracted by Americans, in what constitutes "pillaging" under international law. The company is owned by an ex-US special forc…

Gilbert Mercier (2021-07-27). France Neoliberal Macron: Vanguard of a Covid Global Corporate Dictatorship? dissidentvoice.org Citoyen Chouette Archive Liberte-Egalite-Fraternite: under Macron's pass sanitaire guillotine? For the few of us who are students of history, and its aficionado travelers, meaning those who muse and wonder at times about how significant figures of the past would view our often dire predicament, it is rather obvious that, for example, the founding fathers of …

Helen McKil (2021-07-27). Solidarity rally supports striking prisoners in Louisiana. liberationnews.org Conditions inside David Wade Correctional Center are vile; inmates are regularly subjected to life-threatening levels of high heat and black mold.

Jordan Jace (2021-07-27). Providence, RI police lock children in van on 90+ degree day. liberationnews.org The children and young woman were beaten with batons, pepper sprayed, and thrown to the ground.

Staff (2021-07-27). 'We have fewer voting rights today than we did 56 years ago'. therealnews.com Segment 1 with Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis: 00: 00-19: 30Segment 2 with Bill Fletcher Jr.: 19: 30-47: 02 | "Between January 1 and July 14, 2021, at least 18 states enacted 30 laws that restrict access to the vote," according to the

Martha Grevatt (2021-07-27). Finally the racist baseball team name and mascot are leaving Cleveland. workers.org Cleveland The big front page news July 24 was the new name of the city's Major League Baseball team: the Cleveland Guardians. The "Cleveland Indians" and their despicable mascot — a racist caricature known as "Chief Wahoo" — had finally found their rightful place in the dustbin of history. Protest . . . |

The Conversation (2021-07-27). Extreme heat waves in a warming world don't just break records — they shatter them. juancole.com By Scott Denning | — ( The Conversation) — Summer isn't even half over, and we've seen heat waves in the Pacific Northwest and Canada with temperatures that would be hot for Death Valley, enormous fires that have sent smoke across North America, and lethal floods of biblical proportions in Germany and China. Scientists have …

Mark Gruenberg (2021-07-27). Poor People's Campaign hearse spotlights death of voting rights. peoplesworld.org

Mark Gruenberg (2021-07-27). NLRB majority votes to keep Scabby The Rat alive. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—Scabby The Rat lives on to fight for workers another day. That's because after calling for briefs on the issue—and getting inundated with defenses of Scabby from unions around the U.S.—the National Labor Relations Board voted 3-1 on July 22 that former Trumpite NLRB General Counsel Peter Robb wrongly tried to kill the giant inflatable …

Robert Penner (2021-07-27). Milwaukee janitors fight for $15. liberationnews.org "It is important that janitors come together to get what they are owed."

Joris Leverink (2021-07-27). The Roma struggle from protests to political liberation. roarmag.org The second racialized peoples-led protest against police brutality and institutional racism in Madrid, Spain — 2018. Photo: Kale Amenge | The recent

Morning Star (2021-07-27). Tunisia in turmoil after president dissolves parliament. peoplesworld.org Tunisia has been plunged into turmoil by President Kais Saied dissolving parliament and sacking prime minister Hichem Mechichi following a day of mass protests. Sunday's move sparked celebrations on the streets of the capital Tunis, as Mr Saied said that he would rule with the support of a new prime minister. "Many people were deceived …

Daniela Jimenez (2021-07-27). Arreaza vs. Bukele? Lawfare in El Salvador Against Sánchez Cerén. orinocotribune.com After the government of Venezuela "We are facing a new case of lawfare, a strategy used in recent years by conservative groups in power to try to…

Kim Petersen (2021-07-27). What is the Difference between Swastikas and Crosses? dissidentvoice.org On 24 July 1534, French navigator Jacques Cartier voyaged to the Gulf of Kaniatarowanenneh (River of the Mohawks, St Lawrence) and planted a cross on the shore of Gaspé. It signified claiming possession of the territory on behalf of the king of France, Francis I. Donnacona, chief of Stadacona (Québec city), was unhappy at this …

Staff (2021-07-27). Intelligence forces arrest Mossad terrorist network in W Iran. en.mehrnews.com Iran's Intelligence Ministry announced on Tuesday that a network of the members of the Zionist regime's Spy Organization (Mossad) was arrested on the western border of the country.

ecns.cn (2021-07-27). Delta variant is one of the most infectious respiratory diseases known, U.S. CDC director says. ecns.cn "The delta variant is more aggressive and much more transmissible than previously circulating strains," CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said on Thursday.

ecns.cn (2021-07-27). U.S. rocked by more than 900 shooting incidents last week: media. ecns.cn More than 900 shooting incidents took place across the United States last week, according to ABC News.

ecns.cn (2021-07-27). Americans' optimism about country's direction drops nearly 20 points: poll. ecns.cn Americans' optimism about the direction of the country has dropped nearly 20 points, according to the latest ABC News/Ipsos poll.

ecns.cn (2021-07-27). Comicomment: U.S. 'cannot fool all the people all the time' over Fort Detrick. ecns.cn You can fool all the people some of the time and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.

_____ (2021-07-27). Polish Amazon Workers Are Organizing. popularresistance.org Although Amazon is based in the United States, its workforce now extends around the world. This has been used by the company to suppress wages and increase productivity through greater competition. But there are efforts to counter that strategy, with some workers across Europe building connections and the capacity to organize together. It is still an uphill battle as Amazon creates individual contracts for its locations, doing its best to pit workers against one another not only from country to country, but from warehouse to warehouse. Yet the efforts remain, pointing toward possibilities for the future of intern…

_____ (2021-07-27). Opening Declaration Of The Counter-Mobilization To Transform Corporate Food Systems. popularresistance.org The only just and sustainable path forward is to immediately halt and transform corporate globalized food systems. The first step on this path is fully recognizing, implementing, and enforcing the human right to adequate food. While foundational, the right to adequate food is indivisible from other basic human rights, such as the right to health, housing, safe working conditions, living wages, social protection, clean environments, and civil-political rights including collective bargaining and political participation, which collectively should be central to any food system process.

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