2021-09-05: News Headlines

Marjorie Cohn (2021-09-05). SCOTUS Ruling Allows Texas to Deputize Citizens as Anti-Abortion Police. zcomm.org Donald Trump's installation of three radical right-wing "justices" on the Supreme Court is paying off for the forces trying to overturn Roe v. Wade…

ecns.cn (2021-09-05). 33,000 children killed, maimed in 20-year U.S. war in Afghanistan: aid organization. ecns.cn Nearly 33,000 children have been killed and maimed in Afghanistan amid its 20-year war, an average of one child every five hours, an Iranian media outlet has said.

Refuse Fascism et al (2021-09-05). Sunday 9/5: Protest Texas Abortion Law. indybay.org War Memorial Opera House | 301 Van Ness | San Francisco…

Ramzy Baroud (2021-09-05). On Propaganda and Failed Narratives. zcomm.org New Understanding of Afghanistan is a Must…

ecns.cn (2021-09-05). China, Russia vow to uphold correct view on WWII. ecns.cn Chinese and Russian foreign ministers sent messages respectively to an event on Friday to commemorate the 76th anniversary of the victory of the Chinese People's War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression and the World Anti-Fascist War.

UUSF Forum (2021-09-05). Sunday 9/12: The Housing Crisis and the Reckoning with the American Dream. indybay.org us02web.zoom.us/j/84613268329?pwd=U3NEMX…

Prof. Marjorie Cohn (2021-09-05). US Supreme Court Ruling Allows Texas to Deputize Citizens as "Anti-Abortion Police" globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-09-05). New Mexicans Fought For Abortion Access And Won. popularresistance.org Indigenous and Chicanx/Latinx people, who comprise nearly 50% of New Mexico's population, have been subjected to generational and current day racist reproductive policies under the United State's federal- and state-funded legacy of forced sterilization and coercive reproductive control. Yet New Mexicans, including Indigenous people, Black people, people of color, and people of faith have built and fought for safe and legal access to reproductive health for centuries to protect our own loved ones.

12 days to go (2021-09-05). Vote No on Recall vs Supreme Court's Anti-Abortion Decision. indybay.org Taliban Texas was aided by the Taliban US Supreme Court on 9/2/21 with its 5-4 decision supporting banning abortion at 6 weeks and supporting vigilante justice, while California's anti-abortion Republican Party threatens to attack abortion, mandating your NO Vote on the Recall TODAY.

Anonymous103 (2021-09-05). Economic War To Begin In U.S. As Portland Calls To Impose Sanctions Against Texas. southfront.org Illustrative Image | The famous U.S. sanction strategy in the foreign policy now is used in the state's internal issues. | The controversial Texas law, that bans abortions as early as six weeks is now in effect. It was signed into law back in May by Gov. Greg Abbott. It was widely criticized not only by women's rights advocates, abortion activists and abortion providers, but also by other states' officials. Thus, the Portland City Council is going to consider to adopt an emergency resolution next week that will be aimed to…

Revolution Books (2021-09-05). Monday 9/6: Emergency Meeting: Texas Effectively Bans Abortion—We Can't Let This Go Down! indybay.org Revolution Books, 2444 Durant Ave. Berkeley CA 94704…

Planned Parenthood (2021-09-05). Thursday 9/2: Bans Off Our Bodies: National Briefing on Reproductive Health Rights w/ PP. indybay.org Online/virtual…

Steven Sahiounie (2021-09-05). Packing Up: US to Leave Iraq and Syria? globalresearch.ca

Anonymous669 (2021-09-05). Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham Arrested Journalists After Accusing Them Of Spying For US, SDF, Russia & Damascus. southfront.org Illustrative image. | On September 4, al-Qaeda-linked Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), the de-facto ruler of the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib, arrested two brothers, Bashar and Mohamad al-Sheikh, who work as activists and journalists for the SY+ agency. | A large force of the terrorist group arrested the two brothers after raiding their house in the al-Anadolu camp near the town of Kafr Lusin on the border with Turkey. | #ÿߟÑÿ¨ŸàŸÑÿߟ&Uuml…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-05). Syrian Army Resumes Military Operations Against Wanted Gunmen In Daraa Al-Balad (Videos). southfront.org File image. | Late on September 4, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) resumed its military operations against the remaining wanted gunmen in the southern part of Daraa city, known as Daraa al-Balad. | The elite 4th Division targeted the gunmen's posts with battle tanks, heavy machine guns and dozens of improvised rocket-assisted munition. No civilian losses were reported as a result of the shelling. | The SAA decision to resume military operations in Daraa al-Balad was a response to the collapse of the <...

Anonymous669 (2021-09-05). Russian Airstrikes Hit Close To Turkish Post In Greater Idlib After Reports Of Russian, Syrian Casualties (Videos, Photos). southfront.org On September 5, a new wave of Russian airstrikes targeted militants' positions in the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib….

Anonymous007 (2021-09-05). Military Situation In Syria On September 5, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 4, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 35 times: 19 — in Idlib province, 11 — in Latakia province, 4 — in Hama province, 1 — in Aleppo province | On September 5, Russian warplanes attacked positions of Turkish-backed forces in Kansafra and Barah villages | On September 5, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in Fatirah village | On September 5, clashes and shelling…

Arnold August (2021-09-05). Video: US Economic War on Cuba Continues, Even after War in Afghanistan Ends. globalresearch.ca

teleSUR, SH (2021-09-05). Brasil suspende el uso de millones de dosis de Coronavac. telesurtv.net La Agencia brasileña afirmó que la determinación para suspender el uso del lote de la vacuba Coronavac es la de evitar el consumo y uso de productos irregulares.

Rosa Miriam Elizalde (2021-09-05). The Money That Never Arrives in Cuba. zcomm.org The U.S. policy relating to remittances goes against all logic…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-05). 'Woke' Imperialism, Women's Liberation and Afghanistan. libya360.wordpress.com Sharon Black Afghanistan's socialist Vice President Anahita Ratebzad, standing at right, speaks with a group of activists. Ratebzad said, "Privileges which women, by right, must have are equal education, job security, health services and free time to rear a healthy generation." There is no greater hypocrisy than the deceitful lies of imperialist propaganda. One of…

scorinoco (2021-09-05). The Crimes of the West in Afghanistan and the Suffering That Remains. orinocotribune.com By Fabian Scheidler — Aug 20, 2021 | The headless flight of NATO troops from Afghanistan and the havoc they leave behind are only the last chapter in a devastating story that began in October 2001. At that time, the US government, supported by allies including the German administration, announced that the terror attacks of September 11 should be answered by a war in Afghanistan. None of the assassins were Afghan. And the Taliban government at the time even offered the US to extradite Osama bin Laden—an offer the US did not even respond to. Virtually no word was said about the country of origin of 15 of…

Newsclick (2021-09-05). Mapping Faultlines: Post-Afghanistan, what lies ahead for Central Asia? peoplesdispatch.org Newsclick's Prabir Purkayastha analyzes the situation in Central Asia following the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan. He also look at the American strategy over the years in the country and the options it has in today's context…

David Swanson (2021-09-05). Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, David Swanson, Jackie Larkin September 9, 2021. warisacrime.org By Gorilla Radio, September 5, 2021 LISTEN HERE. Many took heart when America announced an end to its military occupation of Afghanistan last month. But optimism for a beginning of peace in that benighted country's decades-long state of civil conflict and uncertainty is now clouded by bellicose statements made in Washington by an administration that …

Cynthia Papermaster (2021-09-05). Sunday 9/12: CODEPINK Yard Sale for Afghan Women + Shut Down Creech. indybay.org Corner of Hearst and McGee Ave., Berkeley…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-05). Ahmad Massoud Says Afghan Resistance Ready For Talks If Taliban Withdraw From Panjshir. southfront.org File image. | On September 5, leader of the Afghan resistance Ahmad Massoud Jr. expressed his readiness to hold talks with the Taliban if the group withdraw all of its fighters from Panjshir and Andarab. | "The National Resistance Front is ready to stop the war immediately in order to achieve stable peace, if the Taliban group ends its military attacks and movements in Panjshir and Andarab," Ahmad Massoud said in a statement. "The National Resistance Front is committed to peacefully resolving difference…

reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2021-09-05). Entrevista a la Asociación Revolucionaria de Mujeres de Afghanistan. indybay.org Entrevista | -Asociación Revolucionaria de Mujeres de Afganistán- responde en entrevista ante la toma de posesión de los talibanes…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-05). Military Situation In Afghanistan On September 5, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 5, clashes between Taliban and Ahmad Massoud forces continued in the Anabah and Rukha areas | On September 4, Taliban captured Shutul district in Panjshir province | On September 4, Taliban captured most of Parian district in north of Panjshir province | MORE ON THE TOPIC: | <...

Staff (2021-09-05). Top US general expects civil war, terrorism resurgence & more American airstrikes in Afghanistan. rt.com Following the chaotic US withdrawal, there is a "very good probability" that Afghanistan will descend into civil war, Army General Mark Milley said, vowing to continue strike operations when "opportunities present themselves." | "My military estimate is… that the conditions are likely to develop of a civil war," the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

sputniknews (2021-09-05). UK Special Forces Soldiers Reportedly Dressed Up as 'Devout' Burqa-Clad Women to Dodge Taliban. sputniknews.com After the hasty withdrawal of US and NATO troops from Afghanistan, Taliban* militants launched a swift offensive seeking to reclaim territory from government forces. They completed their mission by seizing Kabul on 15 August, prompting Western nations to rush to evacuate diplomatic staff, citizens and vulnerable Afghans.

_____ (2021-09-05). Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson: What Are The Prospects For Peace? popularresistance.org Events are unfolding at a quickening pace. Facing an alarming escalation in tensions around the world, we are looking to our most respected and renowned thought leaders for an honest assessment of both U.S. foreign and military policy to offer their most current thoughts and insights. We know they have some ideas for improving the prospects for peace. | Larry Wilkerson is a renowned defense analyst and a Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Government & Public policy at the College of William and Mary. He is a retired United States Army colonel and was the former Chief of Staff to Secretary of State Colin Powe…

David Ray Griffin (2021-09-05). 9/11 Truth: The Mysterious Collapse of WTC Seven. globalresearch.ca Why NIST's Final 9/11 Report is Unscientific and False…

Editor2 (2021-09-05). Grenada Joins Bank of ALBA as Observing Member. orinocotribune.com Bank of ALBA has welcomed Grenada to its Board of Directors as a first step towards the incorporation of the Caribbean country into the institution. | President of the financial institution, Raúl Li Causi, welcomed the representative of Grenada during

Shane Quinn (2021-09-05). Chile, September 11, 1973: The Horrors of 'the First 9/11' Are Routinely Overlooked. globalresearch.ca On September 11, 1973, Salvador Allende's democratic government in Chile was ousted by US-backed forces in one of the Cold War's defining moments. Allende himself was killed during the coup while his presidential palace, La Moneda, was extensively bombed.

ecns.cn (2021-09-05). Xinjiang housing renovations further debunk genocide claims. ecns.cn Residents of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Friday used their personal experiences to debunk the lies of politicians from certain Western countries concerning human rights violations in the region.

ecns.cn (2021-09-05). Scientists develop wearable lithium-ion fiber battery. ecns.cn Chinese scientists have realized the scalable production of high-performing woven lithium-ion fiber batteries, bringing wirelessly charging electronics via clothes one step closer to reality.

Abolish MKE (2021-09-05). Reportback on #ShutEmDown2021 March on Green Bay Correctional Institute. itsgoingdown.org Report and analysis from ABOLISHmke on a recent #ShutEmDown2021 mobilization against Green Bay Correctional Institute (GBCI) in Allouez, WI. Around noon on Saturday, August 28, 2021, dozens of activists descended on the sprawling maximum-security Green Bay Correctional Institute (GBCI) in Allouez, WI. The direct action event was organized autonomously by a coalition including ABOLISHmke and…

_____ (2021-09-05). On Contact: The Corporatization Of Science. popularresistance.org Science in the United States almost exclusively serves the interests of corporate and military power. Science historian Clifford Conner writes that the corruption of scientific endeavor exploded with the 1942-1945 Manhattan Project, the first "big science" venture, in which the government spent massively on developing the atom bomb. Science, from this point forward, became big business. Scientists are employed in "hypothesis-driven" research to promote the interests of the food industry, the tobacco industry, and the fossil fuel industry, attacking or silencing scientific studies that cast doubt on the claims of…

Frank Spinner (2021-09-05). Video: From Anthrax to COVID: Fighting the U.S. Defense Department's Dangerous Vaccination Orders. globalresearch.ca

Teri Mattson (2021-09-05). Nicaragua Launches Plan to Fight Poverty and Promote Human Development. orinocotribune.com

| By Teri Mattson and John Perry — Sep 2, 2021 | Ivan Acosta is Nicaragua's minister of housing and public credit, with responsibility for key aspects of government planning. In July, he presented the country's new "National Plan for the Fight against Poverty and for Human Development." This builds on the achievements of Nicaragua's Sandinista government since it returned to power in 2007 and sets out how they will continue if Daniel Ortega's government is returned at November's elections. Ivan Acosta is currently subject to personal US sanctions, along…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-05). Turkey ready to lead NATO's "liberation" of Crimea. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Turkey 'closely following' arrest of senior Crimean Tatar figure In response to Russia's latest attempt of repression against Crimean Tatars, Turkey's Foreign Ministry said Saturday that Ankara is closely following the detention of the Crimean Tatar National Assembly's deputy chairman by Russian forces with "concern." **** The Crimean Platform is a new consultative and coordination …

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-09-05). September 11, 2001: The War Crimes Committed "In the Name of 9/11" globalresearch.ca The crimes committed in the name of 9/11 involving acts of war are far-reaching, resulting in the deaths of millions of people as well as the destruction of entire countries.

Staff (2021-09-05). Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Lisbeli Vera Wins Her Third Medal, the Seventh for Venezuela (Photos). orinocotribune.com On Saturday, September 4, Venezuelan Paralympic athlete Lisbeli Vera won another gold medal in the 200 meter race, category T47, at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, under heavy rain. The athlete from Tucaní, Mérida state, reached the 200m mark in 24.52 seconds, winning her second gold metal in the universal appointment. This is the third medal for Lisbeli at this year's Games, the second gold and the seventh medal for the country. | American athlete Brittni Mason won the silver (25.00 seconds) and Poland's Alicja Jeromin the bronze (25.05 seconds). | Lisbeli registered the best mark of the year in the event and w…

ecns.cn (2021-09-05). U.S. COVID-19 cases reach new daily high: CDC. ecns.cn The current seven-day moving average of daily new cases in the United States was over 150,000, up 4.9 percent from the previous week, according to the latest weekly report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

_____ (2021-09-05). To Counter U.S. Hostility China Moves Towards People Centered Policies. popularresistance.org This development allowed China to make enormous investments in infrastructure. It also generated the resources necessary to eliminate poverty. It is no coincidence that this development happened while the U.S. was wasting money on wars in the Middle East. As the U.S. is now step by step retreating from those wars to confront China the country needs to prepare itself for the new environment.

Dr. David Martin (2021-09-05). Video: The Spike Protein Injection. No Such Thing as a "Delta Variant". It's a Fallacy. globalresearch.ca

In Defense of Liberation! (2021-09-05). Class Analysis and Proletarian Revolution. anchor.fm In this episode I go into a discussion about why we need to get to the core of the issues that people are facing today, not simply look at individual acts or people, not individual struggles, but how struggles of the oppressed class unite and how we must use that class power to overthrow the ruling class and destroy the oppressive system they wield. We talk about the need for a Marxist class analysis, and how proletarian revolution is the only true means by which the system can be fixed, a.k.a. destroyed and rebuilt by those who have been oppressed themselves.

_____ (2021-09-05). 'Chilling The Press Has Consistently Outraged Me'. popularresistance.org The last photographs Tirado took with her camera before she was shot in the face with a rubber-jacketed bullet show Minneapolis police aiming at her during the Black Lives Matter protests in response to the killing of George Floyd. Her lawsuit argues that her civil rights were violated by the police and city, but if she wins, it has broader implications for journalists in a time of police violence against the press.

Jesús Rodríguez-Espinoza (2021-09-05). Mexico Talks Second Round — Day 2: Optimism on Early Agreements, 'Ambassador' Vecchio Removed. orinocotribune.com Caracas, September 4, 2021 (OrinocoTribune.com)—Jorge Rodríguez, leader of the Venezuelan government delegation in the ongoing dialogue in Mexico, reported this Saturday, September 4, that the second day of the talks was focused on reaching partial agreements related to lifting US and European illegal sanctions and the illegal seizure of assets affecting millions of Venezuelans. | "There is a willingness to put all our efforts to achieve partial agreements soon," Rodríguez said, adding that "this is a great opportunity for Venezuelans to regain their right to economic freedom." | "We are very attentive to t…

_____ (2021-09-05). Higher Pay Undercut By Years Of Wage Stagnation And Rising Inflation. popularresistance.org And the recent wage growth at the low end has not helped reduce income inequality, which actually increased during the pandemic since the highest paid Americans saw sky high raises. In 2020, the earnings of CEOs at the largest public companies were on average 351 times as much as that of the typical worker in their industry, the biggest disparity since the first tech boom in 2000, according to the Economic Policy Institute.

_____ (2021-09-05). Amazon, "Economic Terrorism" And The Destruction Of Competition And Livelihoods. popularresistance.org Global corporations are colonising India's retail space through e-commerce and destroying small-scale physical retail and millions of livelihoods. Walmart entered into India in 2016 with a US$3.3 billion take-over of the online retail start-up Jet.com. This was followed in 2018 with a US$16 billion take-over of India's largest online retail platform, Flipkart. Today, Walmart and Amazon control almost two thirds of India's digital retail sector.

Capire (2021-09-05). Bartolina Sisa: an Aymara fighter against the Spanish Empire. peoplesdispatch.org Bartolina Sisa was an Indigenous Aymara woman, a trader, and a guerilla fighter who led a number of battles in the uprising against Spanish colonialism, alongside her partner Tupac Katari, an insurgent leader, Inca King of the Aymaras and Vice King of the Inca Empire. Indigenous groups in the region challenged the Spanish rule and fought against the oppression their people were subjected to. | The Spanish invasion of the American continent introduced violence and exploitation as practices marked by patriarchy, racism, the development of capitalism, and slavery. Bartolina was one of the women who took charge of th…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-05). Azerbaijan dresses down Russian strategic partner over Nagorno-Karabakh. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Again. Putin and Lavrov must needs recall on which end of the power relationship the greater weight rests. Azerbaijani MFA sends complaint letter to Russia for using "Republic of Nagorno Karabakh" term in an official website The foreign ministry of Azerbaijan sent a complaint letter to Russia for using "Republic of Nagorno Karabakh" term in …

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-05). Moroccan authorities crack down on pro-democracy protests ahead of elections. peoplesdispatch.org The Moroccan left-wing organization the Democratic Way launched a call to boycott the upcoming elections on Wednesday September 8, 2021. This past weekend, members of the organization participated in protests in major cities across the country such as Casablanca, Mohammedia, Tangier, Kenitra and others to spread awareness of their campaign and to condemn the undemocratic electoral process. | Their protests however were met with brutal repression by the state authorities and several members of the organization were beaten, arrested, and had their personal information taken down. The Democratic Way reported that th…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-05). NATO prepares Georgian army to "liberate occupied territories" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Abkhazia and South Ossetia are routinely described by the Georgian government, the U.S. and NATO as occupied territories. Ukrainian National Guard Chief Visits Georgia Commander of Ukrainian National Guard, Colonel General Mykola Balan has met Chief of Georgian Defense Forces Major General Giorgi Matiashvili, among others, as part of a two-day visit to Tbilisi. **** …

ecns.cn (2021-09-05). Trade between China, Africa rises 40.5 pct in first seven months. ecns.cn Trade between China and Africa rose 40.5 percent year on year to 139.1 billion U.S. dollars in the first seven months of the year, Chinese Vice Commerce Minister Qian Keming said Friday.

_____ (2021-09-05). Australian Union Calls For Boycott Of General Mills Products. popularresistance.org Around 90 Australian workers at the General Mills factory in New South Wales have been on strike for nearly three weeks. On Wednesday, June 23, the national leadership of the United Workers Union (UWU) called for a national boycott of General Mills products, especially their highly popular Old El Paso and Latina Fresh brands. The boycott is an attempt to expand what the UWU calls the "David vs Goliath battle against one of the world's biggest food manufacturers."

Binoy Kampmark (2021-09-05). Patriotic Snitch: Bob Hawke as US Informant. dissidentvoice.org Larrikin is a word often, and inaccurately used, in Australian political lingo. Australia's longest serving Labor Prime Minister, Bob Hawke, was known as one such figure. He was praised as the great communicator and healer between the forces of labour and capital, enjoyed imbibing, his sports and varied female company. He could also be vain …

Daniel Raventós, Julie Wark (2021-09-05). Republicanism For The Anthropocene. counterpunch.org Image by You don't have to read the almost 4,000 pages of the grim new IPCC Climate Report to know the gravity of Earth's situation where

William Walter Kay (2021-09-05). COVID-19 "Fun with Figures": Food for Thought. globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-05). Guatemala: Proposals Towards Plurinationality. libya360.wordpress.com Ollantay Itzamná CODECA Proposal …Overcoming these and other limitations, in the present century, some indigenous and peasant organizations and movements began to propose reforms and structural changes with the aim of creating a Plurinational State with the participation of all the peoples of the country. In Guatemala, as in the rest of the bicentennial countries…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-05). NATO warplanes, warships to "celebrate Labour Day" in Canada. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Thanks to Tony Seed for the alert. Labour Day: NATO Warships And Aircraft To Perform Halifax Harbour Sail + Fly Past Cutlass Fury 2021 is a biannual multinational joint-combined maritime tactical exercise which combines Naval assets from Canada and three other NATO countries. The exercise is happening September 6 — 17. ==== Condemn major military …

Franco Vielma (2021-09-05). On Messi, YouTubers, Migration, and 'Venezuela Got Fixed'. orinocotribune.com By Franco Vielma — Sep 3, 2021 | Let us begin by admitting that a good part of what we call "political debate" in Venezuela is a disorderly dispute over personal anecdotes and the country's issues. | Sometimes that diatribe has little or nothing to do with politicians or with political affairs but with other issues. However, of course, those issues are also political, because in Venezuela we have the ability to turn Messi's visit to Venezuela for the Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifiers into a political issue. | Allow me not to comment on our national soccer team, so as not to digress into national tragedies.

Mark Taliano (2021-09-05). COVID-19 Establishment Narrative Built on Foundation of Straw. PCR Test Results are Invalid. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-09-05). Nabisco Strikes Demonstrate Growing Strength Of The Labor Movement. popularresistance.org Confronted with management's burdensome demands for contract concessions, Nabisco workers in Portland, Oregon, instigated a strike last month that has rapidly taken on national proportions. Since then, the workforces of every Nabisco production and distribution facility in the country have followed suit, a coordinated action years in the making. The strikers have drawn on the radical energies of a recently resurgent labor movement in the United States — a momentous upswell in a key vector of working-class power.

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2021-09-05). Why the WHO Is a Corrupt, Unhealthy Organization. globalresearch.ca

Michigan Abolition, Prisoner Solidarity MAPS (2021-09-05). Nationwide #ShutEmDown Prison Demonstrations Take Place Across Michigan. itsgoingdown.org Report from Michigan Abolition and Prisoner Solidarity (MAPS) on action across the state of so-called Michigan in solidarity with #ShutEmDown2021. Jailhouse Lawyers Speak, a nationwide collective of imprisoned freedom fighters, has called for mass mobilizations to take place in August and September 2021 against the racist and violent prison system. In response to this call,…

reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2021-09-05). Wallmapu_CAM: Liberar la Nación Mapuche. indybay.org El próximo 12 de octubre se estrenará el documental sobre la organización mapuche autonomista Coordinadora Arauco Malleco…

Posted by Medical Care Watch (2021-09-05). LifeLong Medical Care Provides Notice of Netgain Data Security Incident. indybay.org LifeLong Medical Care in the Bay Area discovered on August 9, 2021 that certain identifiable personal and protected health information was accessed and/or acquired from Netgain's network in connection with this incident, including full names and one or more of the following: Social Security numbers, dates of birth, patient cardholder numbers, and/or treatment/diagnosis information!

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). Safety in the hurricane aftermath. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org As Hurricane Ida moves inland through the southern portion of the U.S., experts are warning people to be cautious after the storm. One of the most common consequences after a storm is the loss of electricity, which increases the possibility of safety concerns and health issues. For instance, Dr. Michael Boniface, a Mayo Clinic emergency medicine physician, says that precautions need to be taken when operating a portable generator to eliminate the risk of carbon…

christina Beach (2021-09-05). Local tenant union rent strikes for 13 months and wins $200,00 concessions from landlord. indybay.org Alice-Ivy Tenant Union advances autonomous tenant union in Oakland…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). Mayo Clinic Minute: Back to school and separation anxiety. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Kids have been at home for a long time because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and some students might not be looking forward to the first day of school this year, in part because of separation anxiety. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/C_wvC0NAgy8 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 07) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. By the time the first school bell rings, some kids…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). Sharing Mayo Clinic: Getting to the heart of the matter. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Ten years ago, Elizabeth Scovil, a 46-year-old wife and mother of four from Forest City, Florida, collapsed at the gym. Luckily some local paramedics were there and came to her rescue. But then it happened again. "I am an athlete. I was always working out," says Elizabeth. She began experiencing episodes of dizziness, and her heart would beat rapidly. "It would go up to 150, 170 beats per minute all of a sudden. It can…

Staff (2021-09-05). Venezuela Denounces COVAX for Not Sending Vaccines Despite Receiving Full Payment. orinocotribune.com Executive Vice President Delcy Rodríguez stressed that Venezuela had completed the necesseary payment to COVAX but is yet to receive a single dose. | Venezuela has denounced the fact that it has not received any COVID-19 vaccines from COVAX, the international mechanism created by the World Health Organization (WHO) for the purpose of equitable distribution of vaccines to countries with less resources. Venezuela has not received a single vaccine dose despite having completed the necessary payment months ago. | "COVAX has distributed more than 236 million doses to countries all over the world," stressed Executiv…

Staff (2021-09-05). Divers dispatched to find source of 14-mile oil spill in Gulf of Mexico after Hurricane Ida, energy firm denies it is responsible. rt.com Cleanup efforts are underway after a sizable oil spill was reported in the Gulf of Mexico, following a Category 4 storm that rampaged across the United States. | Satellite images appear to show that the ongoing oil spill is coming from a source about two miles (3km) south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana. | The spill consists of a 4-mile black sheen and a 10-mile rainbow sheen, Sam Jones, head of the Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator's Office, said on Saturday. | The US Coast Guard said in a statement that the leak was believed to be coming from an undersea pipeline owned by Houston-based Talos Energy. A spokesman fo…

San Mateo Saturday (2021-09-05). Students for a Carbon Fee & Dividend Rally. indybay.org Dozens of college and high school students who make up the group Citizens Climate Lobby San Mateo Youth launched a demonstration, the "Students for a Carbon Fee & Dividend Rally" on August 21. They heard from many speakers and shouted their own messages through bullhorns as well as from a podium.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Congenital heart disease revision surgery. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have a congenital heart defect and my initial surgery at 32 was complicated. I continue to have heart problems. At my last visit, my cardiologist said I would likely need another surgery. I'm afraid to have another procedure. How do I know if I need one, and why would a revision be needed? ANSWER: Patients with moderate to high complexity congenital heart disease often undergo multiple interventions. Not knowing what condition you have,…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). Mayo, Google Research develop new AI algorithm to improve brain stimulation devices to treat disease. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. ‚Äï For millions of people with epilepsy and movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease, electrical stimulation of the brain already is widening treatment possibilities. In the future, electrical stimulation may help people with psychiatric illness and direct brain injuries, such as stroke. However, studying how brain networks interact with each other is complicated. Brain networks can be explored by delivering brief pulses of electrical current in one area of a patient's brain while…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-05). Operation Deterrent Balance 7: Houthis Fired 16 Missiles, Drones At Targets In Saudi Arabia. southfront.org Illustrative image, source: the Houthis media wing | On September 5, the Houthis (Ansar Allah) announced that they had attacked several targets in eastern, western and southern Saudi Arabia as a part of a large-scale operation. | In a statement, Brig. Gen. Yahya Sari, a spokesman for the Yemeni group, said that a total of a 16 missiles and drones were launched in the course of the operation that was codenamed "Deterrent Balance 7". | According to the spokesman, eight Samad-3 suicide drones and a Zulfiqar ballistic missile…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). Mayo Clinic Minute: Patch testing for allergic contact dermatitis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org If you've ever experienced a red, itchy rash appear on your skin after using a certain lotion or even from wearing jewelry, you may be experiencing contact dermatitis. It's caused by a substance you're exposed to that irritates your skin. However, it also can be triggered by an allergic reaction.In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Matthew Hall, a Mayo Clinic dermatologist, explains how patch testing is crucial to assess for allergic contact dermatitis. Watch: The…

Brian Shilhavy (2021-09-05). CDC: Teens Injected with COVID Shots Have 7.5 X More Deaths, 15 X More Disabilities, 44 X More Hospitalizations than All FDA Approved Vaccines in 2021. globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Swimming safety for children. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: A friend and I were talking about the risks of swimming and water safety for young children. I have a toddler and a 4-year-old, and I'm curious about when it's safe to swim, the risk of getting sick, and the need for goggles and earplugs. ANSWER: For many people, the hot summer days are often spent swimming at the pool. But before you help your child suit up, it's important to consider practical tips to…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). FDA gives full approval to Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The Food and Drug Administration gave full approval to the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on Monday, Aug. 23, making it the first COVID-19 vaccine to receive such approval. The Pfizer vaccine was previously available under an FDA emergency use authorization. This emergency use authorization followed rigorous testing that included thousands of clinical trial participants. "Based on clinical trial results, Mayo Clinic experts have promoted the safety and efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccines since the emergency use…

Paul Haeder (2021-09-05). Local Man Overcomes Illiteracy One Tutor at a Time. dissidentvoice.org September 8 makes 54 Years of celebrating International Literacy Day Read the Concept PDF. Benjamin Spock, M.D., Author of Baby & Child Care — An eloquent plea that Americans recognize the appalling frequency of illiteracy…a tragedy which handicaps—occupationally, politically, and emotionally—a third of the citizens of our rich, 'advanced' country. referencing, Illiterate America, Jonathan Kozol …

KPFA (2021-09-05). KPFA Debate between Listener Candidates for the Local Station Board. indybay.org These two audio recordings are the first and second hours of an online debate between listener candidates for KPFA's Local Station Board.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). Science Saturday: How disease, diet, and genomics interact with gut virome. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic researchers published a comprehensive analysis of the gut virome in Gastroenterology, showing how disease, diet and genomics interact with the gut virome in irritable bowel syndrome. This common disorder affects the intestine and manifests as abdominal pain associated with constipation, diarrhea or both. The gut virome is one component of the microbiome (bacteria, fungi, viruses). It includes viruses that specifically attack bacteria (bacteriophages/phages) or those affecting humans (eukaryotic viruses. e.g., norovirus). Hence the gut virome…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Breaking down the booster terminology for COVID-19 vaccines. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org COVID-19 vaccine boosters are being recommended eight months after a person's second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. "A vaccine booster dose is generally an additional dose above and beyond the primary series needed to achieve protective immunity," says Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. "So the dose that was approved this past week would be better classified as an 'additional dose' for those who are moderately to severely immunocompromised." Dr….

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). What you need to know about COVID-19 booster shots. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Health officials are developing a plan to begin offering COVID-19 booster shots to all people in the U.S. as soon as this fall to maximize vaccine protection. But before booster shots can be offered, two things will need to happen: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will need to conduct an independent evaluation to determine the safety and effectiveness of a third dose of the Moderna or Pfizer messenger RNA vaccines.The Centers for Disease Control…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). Mayo Clinic Minute: Don't skip your kid's HPV vaccine. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Kids are heading back into the classroom after a year like no other due to the COVID-19 pandemic. During the last year, childhood immunization declined, putting kids at risk for diseases that can be prevented by vaccinations. The hope is that as children return to the classroom, children will return to their health care provider, too. Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a Mayo Clinic pediatric infectious diseases physician, says if you have a preteen, make sure he…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Ask the Mayo Mom / Back-to-school. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org COVID-19 and especially the spread of the delta variant have created a whole new set of challenges this year. And now, children across the US are returning to school during this same time, creating many questions for families. In this "Mayo Clinic Q&A" podcast, Dr. Angela Mattke, a Mayo Clinic pediatrician and host of #AskTheMayoMom, is joined by two experts in pediatric infectious disease to discuss the important precautions families can take to keep their…

Inequality (2021-09-05). The Labor Day Dreams of Black Workers. juancole.com By Marc Bayard, Sarah Anderson and Rebekah Entralgo | — As our second pandemic Labor Day approaches, Black worker leaders are determined to never again bear the brunt of a national crisis as they have under Covid-19. At least four U.S. employees have now been killed as they tried to enforce mask mandates — and …

Anonymous103 (2021-09-05). Meet Zayed Fadi: Turkish TV's bellwether for relations with the UAE. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Written by Turkish state-run television appears to have not gotten the message: Turkey and the United Arab Emirates are burying the hatchet — one of several Turkish efforts to reduce tensions in the Middle East and prevent them from spinning out of control. | TRT 1 is s…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Breathing easier with COPD. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is the third leading cause of death worldwide according to the World Health Organization. COPD is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that causes obstructed airflow from the lungs. The main cause of COPD in developed countries is tobacco smoking. In the developing world, COPD often occurs in people exposed to fumes from burning fuel for cooking or heating in poorly ventilated homes. People with COPD are at increased risk…

Richard Gage (2021-09-05). 9/11 Explosive Evidence. Experts Speak Out. globalresearch.ca First published on September 11, 2018 | According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) — which is the U.S. government agency that investigated the World Trade Center's destruction — the Twin Towers came down "essentially in free fall."…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). Responding to increased demand for COVID-19 testing, vaccines and implementing visitor restrictions. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org RED WING, Minn. — In response to the recent significant increase of COVID-19 cases in Minnesota, Mayo Clinic Health System is implementing new visitor restrictions and enhancing the availability of COVID-19 testing and vaccinations. "We're testing hundreds of people each day for COVID-19. In southeast Minnesota counties outside of Rochester, 15 to 20 percent of tests are coming back positive," says Robert Albright, Jr. D.O., regional vice president, Southeast Minnesota Region, Mayo Clinic Health System….

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). Virtual Public Forum: (Mis)trust in the COVID-19 vaccine in the African American Community. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org UPDATE 8/28/21: People of color are at greater risk of becoming infected with, and dying from, COVID-19. To reduce this community's risk, an upcoming virtual town hall will be held to discuss mistrust of COVID-19 vaccines, details about the delta variant, and myths and facts about COVID-19. Participants will hear from health experts who have been on the frontlines, working to share health information and save lives. Watch: Recording of Virtual Public Forum: (Mis)trust in the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: COVID-19 modeling shows 100,000 people in the U.S. could die over the next 3 months. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org U.S. hospitalizations for patients with COVID-19 have risen almost 500% over the past two months, according to news reports. Also, the number of ICU beds in the South is dwindling. "We have over 101,000 Americans in the hospital with COVID-19," says Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. "Many of them fighting for their lives in ICUs and on ventilators. We are having over 160,000 new cases and just below 1,000…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). Mayo Clinic urges cancer patients to seek third dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. ‚Äï Mayo Clinic Cancer Center announced on Tuesday, Aug. 31, that it is following recommendations from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network that encourage cancer patients to receive a third dose of a messenger RNA COVID-19 vaccine. The Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines are messenger RNA vaccines. If patients were vaccinated with the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, no third dose is recommended at this time. The Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine is an…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). Don't get COVID-19 booster vaccine too soon. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Amid reports of waning COVID-19 immunity, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to officially approve a third dose of messengerRNA vaccines for the general public. Moderna and Pfizer are mRNA vaccines. The FDA has already approved a third COVID-19 vaccine dose for those who have compromised immune systems, as part of their primary vaccine series. That third vaccine is not considered a booster. However, Mayo Clinic experts say the pending FDA approval for…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). Medical inspiration from an old book. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A Mayo Clinic doctor has pioneered a new procedure to treat a medical problem that causes positional headaches, among other symptoms. And he took a "novel" approach to find the solution. Reporter Jason Howland has the story. Watch: Medical inspiration from an old book youtu.be/PQ-fc-IPbjE Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (2: 15) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. Sometimes, extraordinary ideas are inspired by the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). Consumer Health: Treating ovarian cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about treating ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer ranks fifth in cancer deaths among women in the U.S., according to the American Cancer Society. More than 21,000 new cases will be diagnosed in the U.S. this year, and nearly 14,000 women will die of the disease. Early stage ovarian cancer rarely causes any symptoms. Advanced-stage ovarian cancer may cause few and nonspecific symptoms…

Human Agenda (2021-09-05). Monday 9/20: Worker-owned Cooperatives, Public Banking & Reduced Work Hours Can Transform Our Economy. indybay.org Zoom link: tinyurl.com/y3co6skj

Nayvin Gordon (2021-09-05). Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics, the Tragic Misinformed Battle Over Masks While Covid-19. indybay.org Schools are neither safe nor protected places for our children especially the unvaccinated, their opening will further spread the pandemic…

Anonymous103 (2021-09-05). Saudi Oil Facilities And Southern Cities Targeted By Houthi Missiles, Kamikaze Drones (Videos). southfront.org Illustrative Image | The Houthis (as Ansar Allah movement is known) have carried out a large attack over the territory of Saudi Arabia. Houthi missiles and drones have targeted important oil infrastructure facilities in the southern regions of the Kingdom. | According to the footage from Saudi Arabia, some missiles have successfully reached their targets. | Saudi official claimed the interception of three ballistic missiles targeting the country's oil-rich western region and the cities of Najran and Jiz…

Michael Harris (2021-09-05). Thursday 9/9: California Admission Day for All. indybay.org California State Capitol – North Steps…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Surgical and nonsurgical treatment options for vaginal prolapse. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 54 and have had two pregnancies. I was recently diagnosed with vaginal prolapse and am not sure where to begin with treatment. I've heard I may need surgery, but are there other options? What is the best long-term treatment? ANSWER: Pelvic organ prolapse is a common pelvic floor disorder that occurs when normal support of the pelvic floor is weakened or damaged. If the muscles and layers of connective tissue of the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). Mayo Clinic Minute: Tips for a healthy school year. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org After a year of full or partial distance learning, many students will be headed back into a physical classroom this fall. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a pediatric infectious diseases physician at Mayo Clinic Children's Center, offers some tips for a healthy school year. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/QeFoQkM-x9U Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 05) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. "Going…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). Researchers review how sex steroids change gut, vaginal microbiome. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It is well-established that the human body's microbiome ‚Äï the bacteria in the gut ‚Äï dramatically affects health and disease. However, the role of the gut in women's health outcomes is largely unknown. Mayo Clinic and Wellesley College researchers focused on how the interactions of steroids on gut and vaginal microbiomes influence women's health outcomes in a review published in Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism. "We can characterize each phase of a woman's life by distinct…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). 3 things you can do to stop the spread of COVID-19 regardless of whether you're vaccinated. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org To maximize protection from the COVID-19 delta variant and limit the spread of COVID-19 to others, health experts continue to urge that people get vaccinated for COVID-19 and wear a mask indoors in public in areas of substantial or high transmission. Watch: Dr. Andrew Badley discusses how to stop the spread of COVID-19 youtu.be/KaqgA0Mg9-0 Journalists: Broadcast-quality sound bites with Dr. Badley are in the downloads at the end of…

ecns.cn (2021-09-05). Thousands in Australia sign petition asking government to give light to Chinese COVID-19 vaccines. ecns.cn Thousands of individuals have signed a petition asking the Australian government to introduce or import COVID-19 vaccines made by China.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). Consumer Health: Back to school, teens and depression. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org With many teens heading back to school, peer pressure and academic expectations are once again a reality. These added pressures can cause ups and downs during what can be an already tumultuous time of life. For some teens, though, the lows are more than just temporary feelings. They're symptoms of depression. Teen depression is a serious mental health problem. It affects how teenagers think, feel and behave, and it can cause emotional, functional and physical…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). Mayo Clinic physicians recognized by the Association of American Medical Colleges. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic physicians Judith Kaur, M.D. and Thomas R. Viggiano M.D., M.Ed. have been recognized by the Association of American Medical Colleges with 2021 AAMC awards. The annual awards honor individuals and institutions making significant contributions to medical education, research, clinical care, and community engagement. Judith Kaur, M.D., Professor of Oncology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science Dr. Kaur, of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center in Florida received The Herbert W. Nickens Award for…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Collagen and biotin supplements. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've read that collagen and biotin are good for the body. What are these supplements, and are they beneficial? ANSWER: Collagen and biotin supplements appear to be getting attention in the media for promoting healthy aging, along with joint and bone health. However, it is important to understand what collagen and biotin are and what research is available to support these claims. Collagen is concentrated in bones, ligaments, tendons, skin, blood vessels and internal…

Philip S. Golub (2021-09-05). Power, Profit and Prestige. indybay.org The United States was also constantly at war, after independence, with Native Americans. The U.S. armed forces engaged in no fewer than a thousand military operations, large and small, against Native Americans between 1868 and 1890! American expansion and European expansion should be seen as parts of a single expansionary movement.

Angela (2021-09-05). Saturday 9/4: Virtual screening of the film "Hanna K" indybay.org

Anonymous669 (2021-09-05). ISIS Cells Killed 12 Iraqi Policemen During Hit-And-Run Attack In Kirkuk (Video). southfront.org File image. | Late on September 4, 12 officer of the Iraqi Federal Police were killed and three others were injured in a hit-and-run attack in the northern Iraqi province of Kirkuk. The attack was reportedlly carried out by ISIS. | The attack targeted a position of the 2nd Regiments of the Police's 19th Brigade in the town of Tell Satyh in the al-Rashad district. | The police were not able to send reinforcements on time because the road leading to Tell Satyh was booby-trapped by ISIS cells. Furthermore, the Iraqi Air Fo…

Labor Video Project (2021-09-05). The Newsom Recall & Labor: Candidates Joel Ventresca & Dennis Richter. indybay.org What is the role of labor in the recall. Two candidates Joel Ventresca and Dennis Richter talk about the issues and their program and the history of Gavin Newsom and the Democrats.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). Expert Alert: 3 reasons why more organ donors from diverse backgrounds are needed. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Of the 106,000 people in the U.S. who are awaiting a lifesaving organ transplant, roughly 60% are minorities. As part of National Minority Donor Awareness Month, Mayo Clinic experts provide three reasons why getting more people from diverse backgrounds to be organ donors is vital to help save lives: 1. Some racial and ethnic populations are more likely to need a transplant. African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans and Native Americans have an…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). Mayo Clinic Minute: Catching up on childhood vaccinations. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org As students prepare to return to the classroom, it's important to ensure that they keep up with their immunization schedules. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a dramatic drop in routine childhood vaccinations. August is National Immunization Month. And Mayo Clinic experts are reminding you that a part of the back-to-school routine is making sure your kids are up to date on their shots. Jason Howland has…

Jonathan Cook (2021-09-05). On child vaccines, the experts are suddenly reluctant to follow 'the science'. zcomm.org Into the void between our scientific knowledge and our fear of mortality has rushed politics…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). 9-2-2021 COVID-19 Media Only News Briefing: Ask the Mayo expert. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org On Thursday, Sept. 2, Dr. Abinash Virk, a Mayo Clinic Infectious Diseases expert, fielded questions about COVID-19 from news reporters and producers. Journalists who have already registered on the News Network can log into their accounts to download a recording of the Zoom briefing found at the end of this post. Journalists who would like to access the media briefing video can register with the News Network here. Please super: Abinash Virk, M.D. / Infectious Diseases / Mayo…

Human Agenda (2021-09-05). Saturday 9/18: March for Citizenship & Economic Rights. indybay.org 10 am gather at 1st & Hedding Streets | (Santa Clara County Government Center parking lot) | 12 noon rally at San José City Hall | 200 West Santa Clara Street | San José…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). Monoclonal antibody treatment combo reduces hospitalization among high-risk patients with COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. ‚Äï In an observational study, Mayo Clinic researchers report that the combination of casirivimab and imdevimab ‚Äï two monoclonal antibody treatments under Food and Drug Administration emergency use authorization ‚Äï keep high-risk patients out of the hospital when infected with mild to moderate COVID-19. The findings appear in The Lancet's EClinicalMedicine. Nearly 1,400 Mayo Clinic patients were enrolled in the study ‚Äï 696 who received the drug combo between December 2020 and early…

ecns.cn (2021-09-05). U.S. ravaged by child cases, nurse shortage, vaccine hesitancy as Delta variant rages on. ecns.cn Child cases of the coronavirus surged to new high, nurses left hospitals for traveling jobs with handsome pay, notable resistance to vaccines was found among 30 percent of the U.S. population, and a booster shot is being prolonged due to the lack of data.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Pancreas transplant can be a cure for diabetes. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Many advances have been made in diabetes treatments over the past decade. Diabetes is a lifelong chronic disease with the potential for significant complications. Despite the advances, many people with diabetes struggle with the disease. "Diabetes is an abnormality in consuming or metabolizing blood glucose," says Dr. Tambi Jarmi, a Mayo Clinic nephrologist. "So diabetic patients have a hard time adjusting their blood sugar to the level that their cells needed. It could be a…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Expanding the donor pool – hepatitis C no longer a barrier to transplant. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org With a goal of shortening the wait time for a solid organ transplant, Mayo Clinic is leading efforts to expand the donor pool by making more organs suitable for transplantation. Organs from deceased donors are screened thoroughly, and donated organs that tested positive for hepatitis C were previously discarded. But research at Mayo Clinic has changed that. A recent Mayo Clinic study found that livers from donors exposed to hepatitis C can be safely used…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). Consumer Health: What do you know about leukemia and lymphoma? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about some of the most common types of these two diseases. Leukemia is cancer of the body's blood-forming tissues, including bone marrow and the lymphatic system. Leukemia usually involves the white blood cells, which are potent infection fighters. They normally grow and divide in an orderly way as your body needs them. But in people with leukemia, the bone marrow…

Lawrence Wittner (2021-09-05). Building social solidarity across national boundaries. zcomm.org Is it possible to build social solidarity beyond the state?>

Anonymous007 (2021-09-05). Military Situation In Yemen On September 5, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 298 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On September 4, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 15 airstrikes on the Sarwah district | On September 4, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 6 airstrikes on the Rahbah district | On September 4, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 2 airstrikes on the Boqa district | On September 4, Saudi-led coalition warpl…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). Mayo Clinic study highlights development of remote patient monitoring program during COVID-19 pandemic. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. ‚Äï A study by Mayo Clinic investigators highlights the development and implementation of Mayo Clinic's large-scale COVID-19 Remote Patient Monitoring Program, which has served more than 7,000 patients across 41 states. The study evaluated the impact of the program, including: Feasibility.Safety.Patient engagement with the technology.Rate of alerts and escalations managed by virtual care teams.Use of acute care resources.Patient clinical outcomes. Results of the study are published in NPJ Digital Medicine. "Our study investigated how our…

teleSUR, SH (2021-09-05). Corte salvadoreña habilita posible reelección de Nayib Bukele. telesurtv.net Sectores de la oposición repudiaron el dictamen de la Sala Constitucional que es controlada por jueces afines al presidente salvadoreño.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). Science Saturday: Opioids provide low evidence of pain relief for migraine. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Evidence that opioids provide pain relief for migraine headaches is low or insufficient, a large Mayo Clinic meta-analysis published recently in JAMA has found. However, some newer therapies, along with established migraine treatments, were associated with moderate to high evidence of pain relief. The meta-analysis — which combined results from multiple scientific studies — included 15 systematic reviews and 115 randomized clinical trials of 28,803 patients. While the researchers note that this study provides a good starting point for treatment conversations…

Chinatown Merchant Association (2021-09-05). Saturday 9/11: 31st Annual Autumn Moon Festival. indybay.org Chinatown – 667 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). Mayo Clinic's chief administrative officer to retire Nov. 30. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Jeff Bolton, Mayo Clinic's chief administrative officer, has announced his plans to retire on Nov. 30. He has been Mayo Clinic's chief administrative officer since 2013 and a member of the Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees since 2011. He joined Mayo Clinic in 2002 as its chief financial officer."I am truly grateful to Jeff for his dedication and service during his 19 years in leadership roles at Mayo Clinic," says Gianrico Farrugia,…

NLG, CA Families Against Solitary Confinement (2021-09-05). Sunday 9/12: Shut Em Down at CTF Soledad Car Caravan & Rally Protest. indybay.org Protest rally outside CTF Soledad, US-101, Soledad, CA 93960 – 5 miles north town of Soledad; RSVP for car caravan meet-up instructions | Masks and social distancing are required. Follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

Dr. Shawgi Tell (2021-09-05). Economic Collapse Not Caused by COVID and Won't Improve with Vaccines. globalresearch.ca

Tyler Walicek (2021-09-05). Nationwide Nabisco Strikes Demonstrate Growing Strength of the Labor Movement. zcomm.org The past few years in the United States have seen a historic groundswell of labor actions, coinciding with the highest public favorability toward unions in decades…

Movement Rights (2021-09-05). Thursday 9/9: People Vs. Fossil Fuels Digital Rally: Demand a World Beyond Fossil Fuels! indybay.org Online/virtual rally…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-05). Saudi-led Coalition Shares Footage Showing Successful Interception Of Houthi Suicide Drones. southfront.org RSAF F-15C landing at an airbase in Saudi Arabia. | On September 5, the Saudi-led coalition shared footage showing the successful interception of three suicided drones of the Houthis (Ansar Allah). | The suicide drones were apparently intercepted and shot down by warplanes of the Royal Saudi Air Force with air-to-air missiles. | ŸÇŸäÿßÿØÿ© ÿߟџǟàÿßÿ™ ÿߟÑ&Yu…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-05). Mayo Clinic to offer COVID-19 vaccination walk-in clinics in Rochester through Sept. 17. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic in Rochester has added more COVID-19 vaccine walk-in clinics for patients, visitors and staff in response to the Food and Drug Administration's full approval of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for those 16 and older, the recommendation of a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine immunocompromised people, and the potential for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots when they're approved.Anyone 12 and older can attend these walk-in clinics. A parent or guardian needs to accompany children under…

Editor (2021-09-04). WW condemns Texas anti-abortion law — editorial. workers.org Workers World condemns in the strongest terms the Supreme Court of the United States 5-4 ruling Sept. 2 that refused to restrict a Texas law banning abortion procedures as early as six weeks into a person's pregnancy. The Texas statute also codifies the right for anyone, including a complete stranger, . . . |

_____ (2021-09-04). Shadow Docket Supreme Court Decisions Could Affect Millions. popularresistance.org Traditionally, the process of getting an opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court takes months and those rulings are often narrowly tailored. Emergency orders, especially during the court's summer break, revolve around specific issues, like individual death penalty cases. Since Aug. 24, that truncated process known as the shadow docket has moved at astronomical speed, producing decisions related to immigration, COVID-19 and evictions and, most recently, abortion.

Staff (2021-09-04). Lyft & Uber milk publicity from outrage over Texas abortion law, offering drivers protection from 'bounty' lawsuits. rt.com US rideshare giants pledged to cover court expenses of its drivers, should they be sued for 'aiding and abetting' an illegal abortion under Texas' new restrictive law, which critics accused of establishing a 'bounties' system. | Uber and Lyft on Friday weighed in on the high-profile controversy surrounding TX SB8, a so-called '

Demand Justice (2021-09-04). Thursday 9/2: Emergency Action Call: Imperiled Future of Abortion Access & Women's Repro Rights. indybay.org Online action call…

Juan Cole (2021-09-04). Don't Compare Texas Abortion law to Islamic Law. zcomm.org Most Muslims are and have been More Liberal…

Staff (2021-09-04). Actress brags about turning down film shooting in Texas to protest abortion ban. rt.com Celebrity activist Rosanna Arquette has become one of many to voice opposition to Texas' new abortion law, though she has taken her protest a step further by actually quitting a movie filming in the state. | "I've turned down a film I love [because] it shoots in Texas," Arquette tweeted this week. | Ive just turned down a film i love cause it shoots in Texas .— ‚úåüèºrosanna arquette (@RoArquette) Arquette, a vocal liberal, would go on to refer to Rep…

Anand Naidoo (2021-09-04). The Heat: Taliban government and Texas abortion law. america.cgtn.com Just days after the last U.S. forces left the country, the Taliban are preparing to announce a new government. Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, is expected to be appointed as president and Haibatullah Akhundzada will continue as the supreme leader of Afghanistan. It's unlikely there will …

teleSUR (2021-09-04). El Salvador: Top Court Opens the Way for Bukele's Reelection. telesurenglish.net El Salvador's Supreme Court (CSJ) reversed a 2014 ruling that banned presidential re-election, thus opening the way for President Nayib Bukele's second term in office in 2024. | RELATED: | The ruling specified that incumbent presidents might only compete in the electoral race if they have not occupied the presidential position immediately before their election. | Since Bukele did not hold office in the 2014-2019 period, he is now eligible f…

news.un (2021-09-04). FROM THE FIELD: Bringing aid to Haiti, a country at breaking point. news.un.org Humanitarian workers supporting relief efforts in Haiti following the devastation caused by a 7.2-magnitude earthquake, are contending with widespread insecurity, including gang violence, as well as logistical challenges, as they try to reach hundreds of thousands of vulnerable people.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-09-04). Syria air defense downs 21 missiles fired by Israeli regime. en.mehrnews.com 21 out of 24 missiles fired by the Israeli regime's fighter jets at targets in Syria were downed by Syria's air defense forces, said deputy chief of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Opposing Parties in Syria.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-09-04). Al-Nusra terrorists target de-escalation zones in Idlib. en.mehrnews.com Russia's Ceasefire Monitoring Center in Syria in a statement on Sat. announced widespread attacks launched by Jabhat al-Nusra (Al-Nusra Front) terrorists on the de-escalation areas in Syria's Idlib over the past 24 hours.

Anonymous007 (2021-09-04). Military Situation In Syria On September 4, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 3, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 35 times: 19 — in Idlib province, 11 — in Latakia province, 4 — in Hama province, 1 — in Aleppo province | On September 3, Israeli warplanes fired several missiles at Damascus city from Lebanese airspace. | On September 3, Syrian air defenses destroyed 21 out of 24 Israeli missiles that were fired at targets near Damascus, according to the Russ…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-04). Daraa Al-Balad Leaders Call On Jordan King To Grant Them Refuge As Syrian Authorities Prepare Evacuation Buses (Video, Photos). southfront.org On September 4, local leaders in the southern part of the Syrian city of Daraa, known as Daraa al-Balad, issued…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-04). Russian Airstrikes Hit Militant fortifications, Tunnels In Greater Idlib (Videos, Photos). southfront.org A Russian Su-24 strike aircraft in the sky over the Khmeimim airbase in Syria. Photo: Dmitriy Vinogradov / RIA Novosti | On September 4, more than 13 Russian airstrikes hit the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib where several terrorist groups are present and active. | The Russian airstrikes targeted fortified posts, trenches and tunnels near the town of Kansafra, Ain La Rose, al-Bara and Urum al-Jawz in the al-Zawiya Mount in the southern countryside of Idlib. The mountainous region is held by al-…

news.un (2021-09-04). Syria: Prevent 'entire generation from being lost', urges UN humanitarian chief. news.un.org Some 13.4 million Syrians throughout the beleaguered country are in need of assistance, the UN humanitarian office said on Saturday, calling for "greater access and expanded funding", to better help them.

Anonymous669 (2021-09-04). Syria Approves US Plan To Provide Gas, Electricity For Lebanon. southfront.org Click to see full-size image. | Syria had approved a plan that will allow Egyptian gas and electricity produced in Jordan to pass through its territory to crisis-struck Lebanon, Secretary-General of the Lebanese-Syrian Supreme Council Nasri Khoury announced on September 4. | Khoury made the announcement during a press conference that followed a meeting between senior Syrian officials and a delegation from Lebanon's caretaker government. The meeting represented a breakthrough in teh relations between the two countries which de…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-04). Syrian Air-Defenses Intercepted 21 Israeli Missiles During Last Attack On Damascus. southfront.org Illustrative image. | The Syrian Arab Air Defense Forces (SyAADF) interpreted 21 out of 24 missiles fired by Israeli warplanes during the most recent According to kulit, the Israeli missiles were intercepted…

Asa Winstanley (2021-09-04). Israeli Soldiers have Killed 73 Palestinian Children this Year: When will the Siege of Civilians in Gaza End? juancole.com ( Middle East Monitor) — So much for the Israeli army supposedly wanting to "reduce" the number of Palestinians it shoots. An Israeli soldier shot and killed another Palestinian child in the besieged Gaza Strip on 21 August. Omar Hasan Abu Al-Nil was just 13. The boy succumbed to his wounds last Saturday. According to …

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-04). Israeli forces kill one and injure dozens of protesters as Palestinians demand end of Gaza blockade. peoplesdispatch.org Firing by Israeli forces on weekly protests in the occupied Palestinian territory started last month and has so far killed three people, including a 12-year-old…

Viviana Weinstein (2021-09-04). 'Thank You, Mexico' for sending aid to Cuba. workers.org Credit: Viviana Weinstein An international statement of solidarity with revolutionary Cuba was delivered Aug. 26 at the Mexican Consulate in Denver, as Deputy Consul Jose Frederico Bass Villarreal warmly received a delegation from the Denver Peace Council. Council members presented the deputy consul with a letter of gratitude to the . . . |

scorinoco (2021-09-04). Should the Cuban Revolution Hold on to Power? Part 3: The Objective Situation Facing the Cuban Revolution. orinocotribune.com By Sam King — Aug 31, 2021 | The overall situation in Cuba, at least economically, and therefore in terms of class relations, is one of defence and even retreat. That is, defending as much as possible of the existing gains of the revolution while retreating as little as possible, in the most orderly ways possible and with the smallest chance of things getting out of control. | This defensive posture is inevitable given the objective situation that Cuba faces. It is caused by the isolation of the Revolution, especially its isolation from the most advanced and powerful economies and societies within the imperi…

WSWS (2021-09-04). Video: Defeat anti-democratic electoral laws—become an electoral member of the SEP! wsws.org The Socialist Equality Party (Australia) has launched a social media campaign calling on the working class to take up a fight against new laws designed to protect the political establishment.

WSWS (2021-09-04). The 1619 Project and the attack on the American Revolution. wsws.org This report was delivered at the Socialist Equality Party (US) 2021 summer school, held August 1 through August 6, by Tom Mackaman, a writer for the World Socialist Web Site and co-editor of The New York Times' 1619 Project and the Racialist Falsification of History.

Anonymous103 (2021-09-04). Back To Normal: Kabul Airport Reopened To Receive Aid, Taliban Fighters March In Victory Parade. southfront.org UAE bord at Kabul airport | The Hamid Karzai International airport in the Afghanistan's capital of Kabul was reopened by the Taliban and is now ready to receive humanitarian aid. The airport is expected to resume civilian flights soon. | Al Jazeera news agency reported, citing Qatar's ambassador to Afghanistan, that the runway was repaired in cooperation with Afghanistan's authorities. | A plane from the UAE was reportedly the first to land at Kabul airport on September 3. About 60 tons of food and medicine were delivered…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-04). Pentagon, State Department working closely with "allies, partners" Qatar, Turkey to seize Kabul airport. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com US working closely with Turkey, Qatar on Kabul airport: Blinken The U.S. is "working closely" with its allies in Turkey and Qatar on quickly reopening Kabul's Hamid Karzai International Airport, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Sept. 3. "We're working closely with our partners Qatar and Turkey to help get the airport in Kabul …

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-04). NATO plots with Qatar, Turkey for takeover of Kabul airport. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Operation of Kabul airport by Turkey, Qatar under discussion: NATO The possibility of Turkey and Qatar operating the Kabul Hamid Karzai International Airport is still under discussion, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Friday…. **** Stoltenberg said he had discussed the issue with the emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, and the …

_____ (2021-09-04). US Collected 4.8 Million Biometric Records Of Afghans. popularresistance.org In the wake of the Taliban's takeover of Kabul and the ouster of the Afghan national government, alarming reports indicate that the insurgents could potentially access biometric data collected by the U.S. to track Afghans, including people who worked for U.S. and coalition forces. Afghans who once supported the U.S. have been attempting to hide or destroy physical and digital evidence of their identities.

Danny Haiphong (2021-09-04). War is a Racist Enterprise. orinocotribune.com By Danny Haiphong — Sep 1, 2021 | Racism is an unspoken rationale for U.S. imperialist actions. | The U.S.'s failure to prevent the Taliban from retaking political power in Afghanistan sparked feelings of panic in the foreign policy establishment. Warmongers and their loyal servants made endless demands for the twenty-plus year occupation to continue indefinitely. Familiar faces from

Ron Forthofer (2021-09-04). Afghanistan and the US corporate media. dissidentvoice.org The Taliban's lightning fast takeover of Afghanistan was amazingly achieved with relatively little killing and bloodshed. Since the rout of the government, an entity essentially installed by the US, the Taliban has been assuring the Afghan people that its governance style will be more moderate than under its previous rule. Many people in Afghanistan are …

_____ (2021-09-04). Stop The Terror Of The US Drone Killing Machine. popularresistance.org Did you hear about the 3 Afghan toddler girls whose flesh was ripped to pieces by a U.S. Drone Strike last Sunday? Striking in a Kabul NEIGHBORHOOD, the attack also killed 4 other children, including 2 more under 6 years old! The grief on Amal Ahmadi's face tells it all! 10 civilian family members dead, 7 of them children, body parts everywhere, and bodies unrecognizable. It was a horrific and tragic scene. | And then there was last Friday's U.S. drone strike in Nangarhar Province that U.S. officials claimed killed two "high profile" ISIS-K targets." A witness reported, "…rickshaws were burning. Children and wo…

scorinoco (2021-09-04). Since 9/11, US Has Spent $21 Trillion on Militarism at Home and Abroad. orinocotribune.com In the 20 years since the September 11 attacks, the United States government has spent more than $21 trillion at home and overseas on militaristic policies that led to the creation of a vast surveillance apparatus, worsened mass incarceration, intensified the war on immigrant communities, and caused incalculable human suffering in Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, Libya, Somalia, and elsewhere. | According to

_____ (2021-09-04). Whistleblower Shares Perspective On End To Afghanistan War. popularresistance.org David McBride is a former military lawyer in the Royal Australia Regiment and Australia Special Forces. He completed two tours in Afghanistan and submitted an internal complaint against what he witnessed in the war. He immediately faced scrutiny and harassment. What David had to reveal was published as "The Afghan Files." It was a "quite a big story in Australia," according to him. But the Australia government responded by raiding the ABC and targeting David with a prosecution for an espionage offense.

_____ (2021-09-04). A New Storm Is Brewing in the Balkans. strategic-culture.org On September 5 blood may or may not be shed, but at the instigation of NATO's Montenegrin foot soldiers feathers are guaranteed to fly. | Well, what else is new? Afghanistan is said to be the graveyard of empires, but turbulence in the Balkans often is also the precursor to an empire or two being buried in its wake. Not for nothing, in the fall of 1918, as the Salonica front was crumbling, Kaiser Wilhelm complained to his General Staff what a shame it was for the outcome of the Great War to be decided by 70,000 Serbs. Some decades previously, his chancellor Bismarck (who himself had more than a few drops of Serbi…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-04). Taliban Fighters Secure More Gains In Panjshir As Resistance Forces Retreat (Videos). southfront.org File image. | On September 4, the Taliban captured two more districts in the northeastern Afghan province of Panjshir from resistance forces led by Ahmad Massoud Jr. and former Vice President Amrullah Saleh. | According to several sources, Taliban fighters entered the districts of Onaba and Khenj following heavy clashes with resistance forces. Local fighters blew up some narrow mountain roads to slow down the advance of the Taliban, but to no avail. | #Panjshir Richard Eskow (2021-09-04). Afghanistan and the Purdue Pharma case are reminders that the US is a failed narco-state, too. nationofchange.org The Sacklers said they wanted "global peace" from future lawsuits, and they got what they wanted. Meanwhile, in the failed narco-state they helped create, the war goes on.

Ed Rampell (2021-09-04). Ass-Kicking in Afghanistan Offers Opportunity to Reorient U.S. Foreign Policy—Or Will it Just Be Another Groundhog Day? covertactionmagazine.com As the Afghanistan Armageddon unravels, this humiliating, devastating defeat for U.S. and its allies' imperialism and the 20th anniversary of 9/11, plus the June 29 death of war monger extraordinaire Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, are wakeup calls. They offer those in the U.S. the chance to reflect upon, reconsider and rethink Washington's disastrous, interventionist foreign policy.

_____ (2021-09-04). Special Immigrant Visas (SIV): A Brief, Sad History. strategic-culture.org That's the beast of the Afghan War, SIV version, all too little, too late, all uncertain, all based on thrown together plans, stymied by hubris, failure to admit we screwed up, and a failure to coordinate a whole-of-government approach. So people suffer and people die in chaos in some far away place. Again.

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2021-09-04). Taliban faces US destabilization from within. mronline.org At the weekly briefing in Moscow on Thursday by the Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova stated that Russia will consider recognising Afghanistan's new authorities once an inclusive government is formed in the country.

_____ (2021-09-04). 'Rogue Nations' and 'Failed States': America Doesn't Know the Difference. strategic-culture.org By Melvin GOODMAN | It would be easy to blame Donald Trump for the disarray in the transatlantic alliance, but twenty-five years of American exceptionalism is the real culprit. The aggressive expansion of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in the Clinton and Bush administrations over the objections of our West European allies began a period of discontinuity that still exists. Bush deepened the disarray in 2002 with his "axis of evil" speech that set the stage for the invasion of Iraq. Bush and Barack Obama considered Afghanistan the "good war," which brought two full decades of chaos throughout Southwest Asia…

_____ (2021-09-04). VIDEO: Biden-Zelenksy Meeting Shows U.S. Learned Nothing From Afghanistan. strategic-culture.org The Biden-Zelensky meeting proves that America has learned nothing from Afghanistan. Watch the video and read more in the

Editor (2021-09-04). China calls for investigation into U.S. massacres of civilians in Afghanistan. mronline.org On Wednesday, September 1, Chinese Foreign Affairs Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said that the massacres of civilians committed by the US military in Afghanistan during 20 years of occupation and war should be fully investigated.

WSWS (2021-09-04). After the Afghanistan debacle, Berlin and Brussels pursue independent European war policy. wsws.org At an informal meeting in Kranj, Slovenia, EU defence ministers on Thursday discussed the establishment of a rapid reaction force that could also act independently of the US military.

John Scales Avery (2021-09-04). Lies that led to the Afghan war. nationofchange.org We must learn to be skeptical of both our political leaders and our mass media, when they give us reasons for going to war.

sputniknews (2021-09-04). Afghan Authorities Ask Universities to Present Proposals on Separate Education – Reports. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Universities in Afghanistan have a few days to present their proposals on separate education for girls, the Afghan 1TV channel reports citing the Higher Education Ministry.

Anonymous103 (2021-09-04). Will Europe Create Its Own Military Force After Its Experience In Afghanistan? southfront.org Illustrative ImageGerman Defense Minister proposes that Europe creates a military coalition to act in emergency situations to help European citizens abroad. | Written by Lucas Leiroz, research fellow in international law at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. | The crisis in Afghanistan is now being used as a justification for starting a process of militarization in Europe. The German government appealed to the EU so that the experience in Central Asia serves as a lesson for the bloc to implement me…

Staff (2021-09-04). Pedro Castillo Changes High Command of Peru's National Police. orinocotribune.com This Friday, September 3, the Government of President Pedro Castillo made official a change of the high command of the National Police of Peru (PNP), with the appointment of General Javier Gallardo as the new general commander, replacing César Cervantes, news agency EFE reported. | The measure was made official in a resolution published in the official newspaper El Peruano, which also approved the promotion of Gallardo to the rank of lieutenant general, a requirement to be able to assume the leadership of the PNP. | The new government of Perú Libre's Pedro Castillo has been subject to harsh institutional attacks…

_____ (2021-09-04). Will A Summer Of Climate Crises Lead To Climate Action? popularresistance.org This summer, the climate crisis has roared into basement apartments in Brooklyn, leaped across the dry tops of the Sierra Nevadas and kicked over the towers that held up the power and communication networks of Louisiana. It has shredded homes in New Jersey and poured into the underpasses of Philadelphia, turning a cross-town expressway into a murky, swirling river.

scorinoco (2021-09-04). We Can No Longer Avoid Raising the Contradiction of the Western Imperial Left's Collaboration with the Western Bourgeoisie. orinocotribune.com By Ajamu Baraka — Sep 1, 2021 | As the Western left has become more aligned with their imperialist bourgeoisie in the destabilization of the Global South, the radical Black tradition provides a clear approach to "turn imperialist wars into wars against imperialism." | Changes in historical conditions can elevate a secondary contradiction to a primary, and antagonistic contradiction, in an instant. The rightist collaboration with the Pan-European colonial/capitalist project on the part of the social-imperialist left in the United States and Europe did not occur instantly but has been evolving for decades. The…

_____ (2021-09-04). Popular Resistance In The Age Of Neoliberal War. popularresistance.org Since April 28 hundreds of thousands of Colombians have taken to the streets to demand the end to neoliberal reforms, chanting "el pueblo unido jamás será vencido". Now, a month later their joint call has grown into a generalized rejection of the neoliberal and far-right government of Ivan Duque. His government is polled as the least popular in recent Colombian history, already a low bar for a State that has waged an ongoing war against its people.

teleSUR (2021-09-04). Colombia: Ex-Combatant Blanca Monroy Is Murdered in Pereira. telesurenglish.net Colombia's Institute for Development and Peace Studies (INDEPAZ) reported the assassination of Blanca Rosa Monroy, who was a signatory of the 2016 Peace Agreements. | RELATED: | Monroy was murdered during a meeting in the Pereira department. After fighting in the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People's Army (FARC-EP) militias, she was undergoing her reincorporation process. | INDEPAZ also reported the m…

Mohammad Ali Haqshenas (2021-09-04). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on September 4. en.mehrnews.com

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-09-04). Round 2 of Mexico Talks Begin — Jorge Rodríguez: 'I Believe This Work will Bear Fruit'. orinocotribune.com In compliance with the recent request by the Venezuelan head of state, Nicolás Maduro, the Venezuelan government's delegation for the Mexico Talks, headed by deputy Jorge Rodríguez, arrived in Mexico today for the second round of talks with a segment of the opposition. | In his first statements at Benito Juárez airport, in the Mexican capital, Rodríguez introduced the entire delegation to be seated at the negotiating table on behalf of the Venezuelan government, and expressed his conviction that the sessions would be fruitful. | pic.twitter.com/ObmdUF2ks3 | — Jorge Rodríguez (@jorgerpsuv) teleSUR (2021-09-04). Iran Urges US To Abandon "Reliance on Sanctions" telesurenglish.net Iranian Foreign Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh made the remarks the day after the U.S. Treasury Department announced financial sanctions against four more Iranians. | "Washington has to understand that it has no choice but to abandon its reliance on sanctions and show respect, both in its statements and behavior, towards Iran," Khatibzadeh said in a statement. | RELATED: | According to the U.S. Treasury, the four peopl…

Staff (2021-09-04). Bolivia: Victims of Coup Massacres Demand Justice. orinocotribune.com On Friday, September 3, families of victims and survivors of the massacres that took place in the Bolivian towns of Senkata and Sacaba after the 2019 coup marched in the capital, La Paz, demanding justice for these and other acts of violence that were perpetrated by Jeanine àÅñez's de facto government. | November 2019 is remembered by Bolivians as one of the most violent in the recent history of their country, due to the extreme repression unleashed by the police and military under orders of the coup administration that had usurped the government at the time, overthrowing the democratically elected governme…

Dean Baker (2021-09-04). Cheap Fun Saturday: Job Growth Under Biden and Trump. cepr.net The August jobs report was somewhat disappointing. The economy added only 235,000 jobs for the month, just 48,000 more than the 187,000 pre-pandemic monthly average under Trump. Seriously, most of us did expect more jobs (my number had been 500,000), but after two months where job growth averaged more than 1 million, some falloff should …

Claudio Katz (2021-09-04). Venezuela/Claudio Katz accepts Liberator Award for latest book/ Part 2. workers.org By Claudio Katz Caracas Claudio Katz Dec. 17 — The following is from a lecture the author, an Argentine Marxist economist and political analyst, gave at the reception for the 12th Liberator Award for Critical Thinking 2019. It was given for his book, "La Teoría de la Dependencia, 50 Años . . . |

Liz Matthews, Se Hyun Rozier,, Zarif Hasan (2021-09-04). "Nabisco wants to take everything away from us": Striking workers hold strong in Virginia. liberationnews.org Liberation News recently went to the picket line outside of Richmond, Virginia to speak with Nabisco workers who are standing up for their rights.

teleSUR (2021-09-04). Venezuela: Cordial Atmosphere Marks Political Talks in Mexico. telesurenglish.net On Saturday, Venezuela's National Assembly President and head of the official delegation Jorge Rodriguez reaffirmed his government's willingness to reach partial agreements for the welfare of the Venezuelan people within the framework of the second round of political talks with opposition sector representatives in Mexico. | RELATED: | Rodriguez informed that the dialogue is taking place in a cordial atmosphere th…

Steve Lalla (2021-09-04). Chinese Not Welcome: Canada's Political Elite Rekindles Long History of China-Hating. orinocotribune.com By Steve Lalla — Aug 2, 2021 | In the runup to its federal election on September 20, Canada's leading parties have leaned heavily on anti-China rhetoric, as they have done since the creation of the Dominion of Canada in 1867. Sadly, these unscrupulous attempts to appeal to Canadian voters' basest motives may find fertile ground in a political landscape dominated by spineless parties jostling for support from one of the world's most Sinophobic electorates. | The political economy of genocide | Earlier this year, Canada followed disgraced US President Trump and spuriously declared the Chinese Communist Party'

In Defense of Liberation! (2021-09-04). Production Under Capitalism. anchor.fm In this episode we go over a base line understanding of commodity production under capitalism, a.k.a. why we make what we make, what purpose it serves, and who benefits. We go over the theories of capitalism and it's foundational principles, and law of motion as explained by marks and angles, amongst others since then. This is a broad explanation of the commodity, the labour theory of value, exploitation, class society, and how we must understand all of this from a material, scientific reality, not just a vague idea.

_____ (2021-09-04). We Need Public Control Of Our Energy Systems. popularresistance.org When natural disasters like Hurricane Ida occur, policymakers often wave away the damage and devastation as an unavoidable "act of god" (to use common insurance language). However, these types of response ignore deep structural deficiencies and inequities in the way critical infrastructure systems are often designed and operated in the United States. Specifically, they obscure the role of private, for-profit ownership and control of these services.

Scott Ferguson (2021-09-04). Money and the Limits of Sovereignty. realprogressives.org The point is this: Words and the concepts they express have complex histories and any account of sovereignty must attend to the history of the term itself.

_____ (2021-09-04). Statement Of The International Delegation To Nicaragua. popularresistance.org We have come to Nicaragua this week to see for ourselves the lived reality of the Nicaraguan people. We are here from the United States, Brazil, Canada, and Mexico. From July 18 to July 25 our delegation, organized by the Nicaragua Network, had the opportunity to visit Managua, Granada, Estelí and Masaya. We have seen the beauty of this country and its people — a people struggling mightily to live in peace and prosperity despite constant U.S. aggression and brutal sanctions. | We heard from health care providers, teachers and vocational instructors in Estelí who are working to make sure that working class p…

Anonymous Contributor (2021-09-04). Oakland Rent Strike Organized by Tenant Union Ends in Concessions. itsgoingdown.org Report on end of a 13-month rent strike in so-called Oakland, California and the winning of concessions. OAKLAND, CA—Dozens of tenants of an Oakland landlord withheld over $650,000 in a 13-month rent strike, culminating in a successful collective negotiation that drove the landlord's investor group, including private equity shareholders, to cancel 30 percent of back…

Staff (2021-09-04). Catholic Church and Anti-Chavista Media Spread False News Against FANB in Mérida. orinocotribune.com The Bolivarian government of Venezuela has made an extraordinary deployment of its forces to rescue and protect the lives of people affected by torrential rains that have caused damages in 11 states of Venezuela. Special attention has been focused on the state of Mérida, that has suffered tremendously due to overflowing of rivers and streams, floods, and landslides. | Redi Los Andes, y Zodi Mérida reciben la visita de la Vicepresidenta de la República, Delcy Rodríguez quien pasó revista a los trabajos de protección ciudadana que se efectúan en el Mcpio Tovar producto de las fuertes precipitaciones en el área, en…

Andreína Chávez Alava, Ricardo Vaz (2021-09-04). China's CNPC Set to Jumpstart Joint Oil Ventures in Venezuela. venezuelanalysis.com China's top oil producer had wound down its Venezuela operations as a consequence of US sanctions.

Staff (2021-09-04). US has no choice but to quit sanctions addiction,respect Iran. en.mehrnews.com

Staff (2021-09-04). Disapproval Against Iván Duque Government Rises to 75%. orinocotribune.com According to a poll released on Thursday, September 2, Colombian President Iván Duque has hit an all-time low approval rate in August, just a year away from ending his term in office, and during a year marked by the pandemic and massive social demonstrations in rejection to his government policies. | According to poll firm Invamer, 75% of those who participated in the survey said they disapprove of President Duque's performance. The firm published this data in its quarterly study on the acceptance of the government among the people of Colombia. | Duque's rejection numbers stood at 76% last May, when the governmen…

Staff (2021-09-04). Iran pioneer in building intl. peace, friendship. en.mehrnews.com Army's Navy Commander Rear Admiral Shahram Irani said that Iran is a leader in establishing relations and creating grounds for international peace and friendship.

Staff (2021-09-04). Nothing can disrupt Tehran-Beijing 'stable relations'. en.mehrnews.com Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi says Beijing seeks expansion of bilateral ties with Iran, adding that nothing can disrupt the two sides' "stable relations".

Marzieh Rahmani (2021-09-04). Hungarian FM calls for deepening coop. with Tehran. en.mehrnews.com Hungarian foreign Minister called for strengthening cooperation between Iran and Hungary in the fields of energy, trade, culture, and education with the assistance of his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amir-Abdollahian.

Lyn Neeley (2021-09-04). Nabisco workers strike across the U.S. workers.org Portland, Ore. Credit: WW Photo Aug. 28 — Nearly 200 supporters attended a rally in support of Portland Nabisco workers, who went out on strike Aug. 10. As of Aug. 25, approximately 1,000 members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers Union have been on strike across all . . . |

Dongsheng News (2021-09-04). News on China | No. 66. dissidentvoice.org The need to protect workers from overwork in China, and the need to protect youth from an overly competive system.

_____ (2021-09-04). What's Happening With Nonviolent Cities? popularresistance.org What an exciting time for the Nonviolent Cities Project! For years, Pace e Bene has fostered the vision of communities that promote nonviolence in schools, businesses, cultural events and more. We organize with local cities/towns to implement nonviolent solutions and alternatives to physical violence as well as systemic, structural, cultural and other forms of violence. From Nonviolent Carbondale, Illinois, to Nonviolent Springfield, Massachusetts, groups are working to transform their communities. Here's what's happening in this ever-expanding effort. | We're welcoming new groups in Nonviolent Opelika, Alabama,…

Kevin Gosztola (2021-09-04). Dissenter Weekly: South African Whistleblower Murdered, FBI Whistleblower Speaks Out (Exclusive For Paid Subscribers). thedissenter.org In this edition of "Dissenter Weekly," Kevin Gosztola goes through whistleblower stories from the week of September 2, 2021. | We cover a South African whistleblower who was murdered. She was reportedly targeted in a professional hit job by several gunmen, who were arrested. | The show also highlights latest developments with the Environmental Protection Agency and their corruption, which continues as a service to particular industries like the chemical industry. | Finally, the show concludes with some highlights from a New York Times Magazine feature on FBI whistleblower Terry Albury. | Listen to…

_____ (2021-09-04). Ruby Montoya Seeks To Withdraw Guilty Plea. popularresistance.org On August 26, admitted Dakota Access Pipeline saboteur Ruby Montoya filed a motion in federal court seeking to withdraw her guilty plea, claiming she was coerced into signing it by her previous attorneys, movement "leaders", and her abusive father. The motion also claims that government agents may have taught Montoya to use a welder and encouraged her to use it for pipeline sabotage, indicating a possible entrapment defense.

Juan Cole (2021-09-04). UN: Climate-Driven Extreme Weather Disasters since 1970 increased 5-Fold, costing Trillions. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — The World Meteorological Organization and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction have issued a report finding that in the past 50 years, 11,000 droughts, storms, extreme temperature and other extreme weather events have accounted for 50 percent of all disasters and three-fourths of known economic losses, totaling $3.64 …

César Torres (2021-09-04). Venezuela, Iran draw up join cooperation agenda in different areas. mppre.gob.ve The Foreign Minister of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Félix Plasencia, met on Friday with the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Caracas, Hojatollah Soltani, to move forward with a common agenda contributing to strengthening bilateral cooperation. The two diplomatic authorities reviewed strategic cooperation projects with a shared vision of strengthening binational exchange […] | La entrada

John Zarocostas (2021-09-04). [World Report] Health under cyberattack. thelancet.com Cyberattacks are becoming a major issue of health security, but are they getting the attention they need? John Zarocostas reports.

Frances Madeson (2021-09-04). Louisiana Activists Mobilize to Prevent "Shock Doctrine" Policies in Wake of Ida. zcomm.org Mutual aid efforts can be paired with fights against the powerful systems that must be overcome…

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