2021-09-09: News Headlines

Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J. S. Davies (2021-09-09). How Can America Wake Up From Its Post-9/11 Nightmare? dissidentvoice.org Looking back on it now, the 1990s were an age of innocence for America. The Cold War was over and our leaders promised us a "peace dividend." There was no TSA to make us take off our shoes at airports (how many bombs have they found in those billions of shoes?). The government could not …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-09). 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…

Staff (2021-09-09). WHO chief calls for worldwide pause on vaccine boosters until 2022, to allow 'every country' to inoculate 40% of population. rt.com World Health Organization head Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has pushed for a global halt on Covid vaccine booster shots until next year, arguing the extra doses should go to low-income nations and not to "healthy" vaccinated people. | "I'm calling for an extension of the [booster] moratorium until at least the end of the year, to enable every country to vaccinate at least 40% of its population," Tedros said at a Wednesday briefing. He added that while nearly all wealthier countries had reached the 10% vaccination threshold, and some two-thirds hit the 40% mark, "Not a single low-income country has reached either…

Noam Chomsky (2021-09-09). The US-Led "War on Terror" Has Devastated Much of the World. zcomm.org Please Help ZNet Source: Truthout Twenty years ago this week, the terrorist organization al-Qaeda, whose origins date back to 1979 when Soviet troops invaded Afghanistan, hijacked four airplanes and carried out suicide attacks against the Twin Towers and the Pentagon in the United States. Shortly thereafter, the administration of George

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-09-09). It's time for US to stop militarism, return to diplomacy. en.mehrnews.com Referring to US failure in Afghanistan and Iraq, Prof. Shapiro says it is time for the US to review its militarism and return to the use of diplomacy and multilateral relations.

Ramzy Baroud (2021-09-09). Hashtag "Untie_Our_Hands": How Many More Palestinians Must Die for Israel's "Security"? dissidentvoice.org A large Israeli army campaign is taking social media by storm. The unstated aim of what is known as the "#Untie_Our_Hands" initiative is the desire to kill, with no accountability, more Palestinian protesters at the Gaza fence. The campaign was motivated by the killing of an Israeli sniper, Barel Hadaria Shmueli, who was reportedly shot from the …

teleSUR (2021-09-09). 100 Palestinians Injured by Israeli Soldiers in West Bank. telesurenglish.net At least 100 Palestinian protesters were injured on Wednesday in clashes with Israeli soldiers in the villages of Beita and Huwara near the northern West Bank city of Nablus. | RELATED: | The Palestinian Red Crescent Society said that ten people were shot, including nine with rubber-coated metal bullets and 90 others suffered suffocation after inhaling teargas fired by…

Juan Cole (2021-09-09). No, WSJ, Taliban are not important to the Muslim battle of ideas — as Moroccan elections brings crushing defeat of religious party. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — The return to power of the Taliban in Afghanistan has provoked a tidal wave of punditry about what it says about Islam. Since Islam is a 1400-year-old religion with 1.8 billion adherents, the answer to that glib query is surely obvious. Nothing. It says nothing about Islam in general. It …

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-09-09). Yemen conducts drone attacks against targets in S. Arabia. en.mehrnews.com A spokesman for the Saudi-led military coalition says two drone attacks were carried out by Yemeni forces against targets in Khamis Mushait province in south of Saudi Arabia.

Staff (2021-09-09). Saudi-coalition strikes have killed 18,000 Yemeni civilians. en.mehrnews.com At least 18,000 Yemeni civilians have been killed or injured in airstrikes since the Saudi coalition invaded Yemen in 2015, a UN Committee said recently in a report.

WSWS (2021-09-09). Disease and death from COVID-19 accelerate throughout US as schools continue to reopen. wsws.org The American Academy of Pediatrics reports that, as of the week ending September 2, an estimated one-quarter of new cases, a record of nearly 36,000 a day, are among those aged 0-17.

Anonymous Contributor (2021-09-09). Adrián Gómez Jiménez is Free! itsgoingdown.org After seventeen years, Indigenous prisoner in struggle Adrián Gómez Jiménez has been released from prison in Chiapas, Mexico. Read below the statement from the Working Group No Estamos Todxs. We want to inform everyone that after years of struggle, our compañero Adrián Gómez Jiménez is finally free. For years, our compa Adrián has been struggling…

_____ (2021-09-09). Labor Shortage Leaves Union Workers Feeling More Emboldened. popularresistance.org When negotiations failed to produce a new contract at a Volvo plant in Virginia this spring, its 2,900 workers went on strike. | The company soon dangled what looked like a tempting offer — at least to the United Auto Workers local leaders who recommended it to their members: Pay raises. Signing bonuses. Lower-priced health care. | Yet the workers overwhelmingly rejected the proposal. And then a second one, too. Finally, they approved a third offer that provided even higher raises, plus lump-sum bonuses. | For the union, it was a breakthrough that wouldn't likely have happened as recently as last year. That…

WSWS (2021-09-09). From PATCO to Volvo: The resurgence of the class struggle and the tasks of the Socialist Equality Party. wsws.org This lecture was delivered at the Socialist Equality Party (US) 2021 summer school, held August 1 through August 6, by Jerry White, labor editor of the World Socialist Web Site .

RobertAlvarez (2021-09-09). Another Colossal Waste of Our Society's Talents and Skills. ips-dc.org How can we distinguish between decent civilizations and deeply corrupt ones? How can we tell whether a society rates as wise or foolish, moral or vile? | Philosophers have been debating questions like these for several millennia, and those debates will likely go on — knock on wood — for several millennia more. But let's fix our attention for the moment on just one telling indicator that seems to hold true across wide stretches of human history: In wise societies, those with the most to offer do labor that benefits the many, not the few. | What measure of a society's core ethos could be simpler to unde…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-09). Defense collaboration chief priority of U.S.-Ukrainian strategic partnership: FM. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Kuleba: We intend to work to ensure United States further supports strengthening of Ukrainian defense capability Based on the results of the visit of President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky to the United States, four key areas have been identified, in which work will now be performed not only in order to successfully implement the agreements …

Staff (2021-09-09). Mounted police & 'reconnaissance' K-9s but no missiles: North Korea holds paramilitary parade to mark its 73rd anniversary. rt.com North Korea held a massive parade to celebrate 73 years since the state's foundation, with soldiers and civilians alike seen marching in an elaborate procession, which omitted Pyongyang's typical displays of major weapon systems. | Held in Kim Il Sung Square in the nation's capital on Wednesday night, the event saw police, soldiers and even hazmat-suit-clad civil workers marching in neat columns, according to photos circulated by state media. | | © Reuters / KCNA | Many types of vehicles featured in the parade, including agricultural tractors, as well as animals, such as the horses and dogs described by…

imperial.ac.uk (2021-09-09). Imperial's Provost urges global collaboration in quantum research in Brussels. imperial.ac.uk Professor Ian Walmsley spoke about quantum technologies and collaboration at the Brussels-based Science Business conference yesterday.

Michael Albert (2021-09-09). A Ticket To Ride: More Locations On The Class Map. zcomm.org This is a reproduction of Albert & Hahnel's 1979 essay from the book Between Labor and Capital, a collection of essays that talks about the elusive third class, mostly centered around The Professional Managerial Class by Barbara and John Ehrenreich…

WSWS (2021-09-09). SEP (Canada) to hold online meeting on Canada's pandemic election and the fight for socialism. wsws.org The meeting, which will be held in English and French, will advance a fighting program for the working class to eradicate the COVID-19 pandemic, and oppose the intensified assault on workers' social and democratic rights that Canada's next government will mount whichever party or combination of parties leads it.

Martha Grevatt (2021-09-09). Ed Asner, actor and activist. workers.org Ed Asner, center, at a rally in support of striking air traffic controllers. On Aug. 29, Ed Asner passed away. To television watchers he is best known for his Emmy-winning performances as Lou Grant on The Mary Tyler Moore show and the spinoff, Lou Grant. To the progressive movement, however, . . . |

Lyn Neeley (2021-09-09). Nabisco strike turns up the heat. workers.org On the picket line with Nabisco workers in Portland. Portland striking Nabisco workers are sustaining a bold picket line, taking shifts 24/7 in front of the dormant plant since Aug. 10. For nearly a month, local support has escalated for the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers Union. And . . . |

Seiji Yamada (2021-09-09). Twenty Years After 9/11: a Health Worker's Perspective. counterpunch.org I attended the American Public Health Association in Atlanta in late October 2001. Against the backdrop of daily bombing runs projected on the megascreen of the CNN Center, I thought that I might find fellow health workers opposed to the war. After all, UN agencies such as the World Food Program and UNICEF had been drawing attention to the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan that pre-dated 9/11. Severe drought and twenty years of war in Afghanistan had led to conditions bordering on widespread famine. Shouldn't public health workers, who are concerned about the health and well-being of people, oppose the U.S. war…

Jim McMahan (2021-09-09). WW Commentary: Will reopening schools help students? workers.org In 2020, Tampa teachers protest over lack of COVID protection. Schools are reopening in September for tens of millions of students; more had already opened in August. Many students are entering the building for the first time in a year and more, after having little or no provisions for distance . . . |

WSWS (2021-09-09). UAW declares indefinite contract extension after Dana workers vote down tentative agreement by huge margins. wsws.org There are growing concerns among workers that the unions are conspiring secretly behind their backs to override the "no" vote and impose the same contract workers just rejected.

_____ (2021-09-09). Update On Strikes And Walkouts. popularresistance.org Earlier this week in Savannah, Georgia, 54 of the 200 bus drivers in the Savannah-Chatham's school district went on a wildcat "sick out" strike over pay and other issues. | Workers said they were upset with their low pay and with the district who maintains that bus drivers must keep allowing students who don't wear masks on buses — a rule that bus drivers contend with. | The wildcat action wasn't sanctioned officially by the bus drivers' union, the Teamsters. So, the union then formally sanctioned its shop steward, Kendrick Banks for participating in the unsanctioned, possibly illegal, action and removed hi…

Isaac Nellist (2021-09-09). Life with COVID-19: Essential worker speaks out. greenleft.org.au Despite the NSW government's admission that essential workplaces are key sites of COVID-19 transmission, it has done little to address workers' concerns. Isaac Nellist spoke to a packer at Woolworths.

Monica Moorehead (2021-09-09). The legacy of Black August & Attica lives on. workers.org The following edited remarks were made on a Sept. 2 live broadcast, "50 Years of Resistance: Black August & Attica," sponsored by the Prisoners Solidarity Committee of Workers World Party. Moorehead is a WW managing editor and a member of the PSC. For many revolutionaries and activists of my generation, . . . |

WSWS repost (2021-09-09). Concessions workers deserve safety from COVID-19 infection, not inadequate hazard pay! indybay.org The struggle of workers for safety from the raging pandemic is bound up with the fight against the policy of the entire ruling class and both of its parties.

Editor (2021-09-09). Part 1: Defend and transform—mobilising workers in all sectors for climate justice. mronline.org Mobilizing the global labour movement for climate justice and just transition is one of the defining challenges of our times. However, for workers in many sectors, it is unclear how climate issues will affect them specifically, and how they should respond.

WSWS (2021-09-09). UK: Planned cut to Universal Credit heralds savage assault on workers' living standards. wsws.org It is the largest welfare spending cut in British history, outstripping the Tories' 1988 slashing of housing benefits and even the 1931 cut to unemployment benefit during the Great Depression.

Liberation Staff (2021-09-09). Honolulu tenants evict Gov. Ige, demand moratorium extension. zcomm.org Tenants in Honolulu assembled at the Governor's Mansion to speak out and symbolically evict Governor David Ige…

WSWS (2021-09-09). Texas governor defends anti-abortion law after signing restrictive voting legislation. wsws.org Governor Greg Abbott claimed Texas would "eliminate" rapists in response to criticism of a new law banning abortion without exceptions for rape.

Norman Solomon (2021-09-09). Abortion Bounty Hunters in Texas Are Not 'Whistleblowers'. indybay.org They're Cruel Vigilantes…

Lis Cox (2021-09-09). We Won't Go Back, SF Protest for Women's Reproductive Rights. indybay.org Protest held at SF Opera House, Sept. 5, 2021. Spirited street theater and voices protesting the draconian Texas Law prohibiting abortion and creating a vigilante system of reporting. (video is 1 min. 30 sec.)…

Women's March & partners (2021-09-09). Saturday 10/2: Women's March: Nationwide Protests to Defend Our Reproductive Rights. indybay.org Locations nationwide…

Peoples Health Dispatch (2021-09-09). Healthcare in Haiti suffers in the midst of a political and economic crisis. peoplesdispatch.org The healthcare system in Haiti has been underfunded and understaffed for years, and it is now facing a new set of challenges after the 14 August earthquake in the southwest of the country.

Editor2 (2021-09-09). French Lafarge Company Loses Bid to Dismiss Crimes Against Humanity Case in Syria. orinocotribune.com Paris, SANA- The French Court of Cassation has confirmed the accusation of financing terrorism in Syria against the French cement company Lafarge, while it overturned the decision of the Court of Appeal to dismiss charges brought against the company for complicity in crimes against humanity in Syria. | "In this case, it is sufficient to knowingly pay millions of dollars to a group, whose aim is exclusively criminal, to give the character of complicity, regardless of whether the party in question is acting in order to carry out a commercial activity or not," the AFP quoted the Court of Cassation as saying in a sta…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-09). Turkey issues new condemnation of Syria. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Turkey 'concerned' over regime attacks on besieged Daraa Turkey on Sept. 8 expressed "concern" over the latest reports of Assad regime forces escalating attacks on the Daraa al-Balad neighborhood in southwestern Syria. "We are closely monitoring the developments in Daraa with concern," Foreign Ministry spokesman Tanju Bilgiàß said in a written statement. **** Syria has …

Anonymous007 (2021-09-09). Military Situation In Syria On September 9, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 9, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 23 times: 10 — in Idlib province, 8 — in Latakia province, 1 — in Hama province, 4 — in Aleppo province | On September 9, Russian warplanes attacked ISIS hideouts near Rasafah | On September 8, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SAA positions in Saraqib city | On September 8, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled YPG positions near Mi…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-09). Five Of Turkey's Largest Proxies In Syria Unify In New Coalition (Photos). southfront.org The official banner of the Syrian Front for Liberation. | On September 9, five of Turkey's largest proxy groups in Syria unified in a new coalition dubbed the Syrian Front for Liberation (SFL). | The groups, the Mu'tasim Division, the Hamzah Division, the Suleyman Shah Division, the 20th Division and the Northern Hawks Brigade, announced the formation of the SFL in a ceremony attended by their top leaders. | Click to see f…

Anonymous103 (2021-09-09). Russian Soldier Killed In Roadside Bomb Explosion In Syria's Homs. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 9, a Russian serviceman was killed in a roadside bomb explosion in the Syria's Homs governorate. The explosion hit a convoy of the the Russian military police when it was checking the route for a humanitarian convoy."The Russian military police were reconnoitering a path of a humanitarian convoy in Syria's Homs province on September 9 when there was a roadside bomb explosion," the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation reported. | The soldier who was in the armored…

Editor2 (2021-09-09). Arab States Edge Closer to Reconciliation with Syria. orinocotribune.com By Firas Al-Shoufi — Sep 06 2021 | The traditional position of Damascus as regional mediator has been sorely missed in tumultuous West Asia. Now Arab states are lining up to re-establish relations with Syria, but face a hard American veto on diplomacy. | It has been ten long years since the US and its regional allies launched their proxy war on Syria, a war that caused immeasurable human tragedy and, with Syria's diminished political role, a dangerous regional imbalance. And yet, the Gulf States and Jordan are only just waking up to the perils of leaving Syria out in the cold. | Historically, since the colla…

Anonymous765 (2021-09-09). Daraa's Volatility Nearing Its End As Other Syrian Issues Press Forth. southfront.org | DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : | MONERO (XMR): 884Bz8UH63aYsjVdkfWfScRYWZGGNbjFL7pztqvWNSrtYT4reFSwyvkCj9KE…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-09). Russian, Syrian Helicopter Pilots Held First Joint Exercise (Video). southfront.org Illustrative image. | Helicopter pilots from the Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) and the Syrian Arab Air Force (SyAAF) had held their first-ever joint exercise in the Syrian desert, Chief of Aviation of the Russian forces in Syria Andrei Yermakov told reporters on September 7. | The exercise, which took place near the ancient city of Palmyra in central Syria, involved Mi-8 transport helicopters and Ka-52 attack helicopters from the VKS. The Syrian side used Mi-24 attack helicopters. The drills simulated combat conditions. | "T…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-09). Lebanon's crisis hits healthcare. peoplesdispatch.org As Lebanon's social and political crisis persists, health care is becoming increasingly inaccessible for most people. Many medicines remain unavailable and public health facilities face a surge of patients while trying to cope with power reductions…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-09). Family members of Palestinians who escaped Israeli prison arrested. peoplesdispatch.org On Wednesday, September 8, in a move defying all established human rights norms, Israeli security forces arrested five relatives of the six Palestinians who escaped from the Gilboa prison in the occupied West Bank on Monday. | According to the Palestinian Prisoner's Society, Israel launched a large scale inspection and detention campaign in villages and towns in the occupied West Bank. The occupation forces barged into several Palestinian villages and raided the houses of family members and relatives of the escapees late in the night on Wednesday. | Palestinian health minister Mai al-Kaila issued a statement cond…

Editor2 (2021-09-09). Algerian Judoka Suspended for 10 Years After Refusing to Face Israeli Athlete. orinocotribune.com The International Judo Federation (IJF) has suspended the Algerian judoka Fethi Nourine and his coach from participating in any activities or competitions organized by the body for 10 years after refusing to face Israeli athlete Tohar Butbul, at Tokyo 2020. | Nourine was due to face Sudanese player Mohamed Abdalrasool, on July 24, in his first match in the round of 64, and would have been paired with Israeli Tohar Butbul in the round of 32 in the men's 73kg weight category. | The International Olympic Committee took the decision to suspend Fethi Nourine for 10 years over his support of the Palestinian cause and r…

_____ (2021-09-09). Stand With Palestinian Prisoners' Uprising. popularresistance.org In Megiddo prison, Ramon prison, and the Negev desert prison, Palestinian political prisoners burned their rooms in resistance to the prison administration's attempt to transfer the prisoners affiliated with Islamic Jihad. The Handala Center for Prisoners and Former Prisoners in occupied Palestine reported that 7 rooms in Megiddo prison, 4 rooms in the Negev prison and 4 rooms in sections 4 and 5 of Ramon prison have been burned, and that the prisoners' movement leadership has affirmed that any section that is invaded to transfer detainees will be met with fire. | Palestinians throughout occupied Palestine are ra…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-09). The cost of being a Palestinian: Shatha Odeh's ordeal in prison. peoplesdispatch.org Israeli security forces detained prominent Palestinian healthcare expert, Dr. Shatha Odeh, during a series of violent raids conducted across the occupied West Bank on July 7. Shirin Abu Fannouneh, Ms. Shatha's daughter, recounts her mother's ordeal to Dr. Delen De la Paz from the People's Health Movement.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-09). Protests against violent crackdown on Palestinians in Israeli jails and other stories. peoplesdispatch.org Today we look at protests against the violence faced by Palestinians in Israeli jails, protests held at the South African border in solidarity with Swaziland, and more…

Editor2 (2021-09-09). Cuba: One of the Few Countries Worldwide That Manufactures Its Own Medical Oxygen. orinocotribune.com By Alejandra Garcia — Sept 7, 2021 | In mid-August, a piece of news shook Cuba: medical oxygen coverage began to be limited in health centers due to a breakdown in the country's main production plant. | It was the first time during the pandemic that the island was going through such a situation. Cuba has been producing its own oxygen for decades. In fact, it is one of the few countries in the world that has its own plant to supply hospitals, health centers, industries, and other institutions. | Fidel Castro had foresight. The OxiCuba S.A. plant was created on the island on October 3, 1965, just a few years a…

Editor2 (2021-09-09). Cuba: The Island at the Center of the Conspiracy — Interview with Ramón Labañino. orinocotribune.com Ramón Labañino, who has a degree in Economics from the University of Havana, is one of the five heroes who in the late 80s and early 90s infiltrated anti-Cuban organizations in the United States to detect and prevent terrorist attacks against Cuba and the Revolution. The five were captured by the FBI and sentenced in illegal trials to different penalties; in the case of Ramón to life imprisonment plus 18 years in US prisons. It was thanks to the resistance and revolutionary perseverance of Fidel Castro's government that they were released on December 17, 2014, in the framework of a prisoner exchange between Washi…

Ross Davidson (2021-09-09). Two new publications on Cuba. greenleft.org.au Ross Davidson presents two new free publications that provide some essential background to the Cuban Revolution and Washington's implacable hostility to it.

teleSUR, SH (2021-09-09). Cuba lidera lista de países con más vacunados de Covid-19. telesurtv.net La funcionaria del Minsap comentó que para noviembre esperan alcanzar el 90 o 92 por ciento de la población vacunada contra el Covid-19.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-09). No End in Sight to US War Crimes in Afghanistan. libya360.wordpress.com Scott Scheffer Aftermath of U.S. drone strike in Kabul that killed 10 people, including 7 children, on Aug. 30. On Aug. 26, a suicide bomb was detonated at the airport in Kabul amid the chaos of the U.S. troop withdrawal. Two hundred people were killed, including 13 U.S. soldiers. Reporters paid tribute to the U.S….

Jeff Halper (2021-09-09). New Opportunities For Progressives in an Evolving Middle East? counterpunch.org The American withdrawal from military intervention in Afghanistan continues a broader American as well as European disengagement from the Middle East. Greater US energy independence and a shift on the part of Europe to Russian oil, fatigue among Americans over their "endless wars" in the region, and a perceived need to "pivot" to the challenge

TASS (2021-09-09). Taliban-appointed Afghan PM urges former officials to return. tass.com According to Mohammad Hassan, the Taliban now bear significant responsibility for the well-being of Afghans…

TASS (2021-09-09). Al Jazeera: Taliban planning to hold general elections in Afghanistan. tass.com It will allow various local groups and communities to cast their votes…

TASS (2021-09-09). Taliban to allow 200 Americans, citizens of other countries to leave Afghanistan — Reuters. tass.com The planes are expected to depart on Thursday…

Malik Miah (2021-09-09). Biden claims 'success' while resistance grows inside Afghanistan. greenleft.org.au In the aftermath of the United States withdrawal from Afghanistan and Taliban takeover, big challenges lie ahead, as political factions jockey for power and generations of educated young people, particularly women, seek their place in a country free of foreign occupation, writes Malik Miah.

Staff (2021-09-09). Headlines for September 9, 2021. democracynow.org WHO Calls for Halt to COVID Booster Shots in 2021, Says Vaccines Should Go to Poorer Countries, COVAX Cuts 2021 Vaccine Forecast; Australia Joins Call for Waiver on Vaccine Patents, Los Angeles Schools Poised to Require Vaccinations for Students 12 and Older , Afghanistan Evacuations Continue as Taliban Reestablishes Ministry of "Virtue and Vice", Main Suspect in 2015 Paris Attacks Tells Court He Was a Soldier for the Islamic State, Human Rights Campaign President Fired in Latest Fallout from Cuomo Sexual Harassment Probe, Virginia Removes Statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee, 17 Patients Die as Floods Hit…

sputniknews (2021-09-09). Taliban Promise to Find Government Seats for Women in Future. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Afghan government will include women in the future, Taliban* spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said.

Staff (2021-09-09). "Turning Point": Legacy of the U.S. Response to 9/11 Is Terror, Domestic Surveillance & Drones. democracynow.org As this week marks the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., we look at a new five-part documentary series on Netflix about the attacks and the response from the United States, both at home and abroad. "Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror" features a wide range of interviews with survivors of the attacks, U.S. officials, former CIA members and veterans, as well as soldiers in the Afghanistan National Army, Taliban commanders, and Afghan officials, warlords and civilians. "What we really wanted to do was tell the story not just o…

Dr. Jack Rasmus (2021-09-09). Gutting the Fiscal Stimulus. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2021-09-09). Never Ever Give Up! The Freedom of Thinking. Truth Alone Can Make Us Free. globalresearch.ca

Michael E. Deutsch (2021-09-09). Global war on terror comes home. electronicintifada.net Thousands have been killed in US airstrikes since the forever war began after 9/11.

ecns.cn (2021-09-09). China issues human rights action plan for 2021-2025. ecns.cn China on Thursday published the latest human rights action plan, setting the objectives and tasks of respecting, protecting and promoting human rights in the period from 2021 to 2025.

_____ (2021-09-09). The Unlearnt Lessons Of 9/11, Twenty Years Out. popularresistance.org Twenty years after 9/11, America is less safe, a deeply troubled country, ravaged by COVID, racism, inequality, extreme weather from global warming and political strife. Its political leaders have embraced an Orwellian approach to the truth in which war is peace and large segments of our society are polarized by widely divergent concepts of reality. | On the afternoon of 9/11, with the American media joining with the leaders of the two major parties in banging the drum for war, I wrote one of the first statements calling for America to seek peace instead, to not turn our cries of grief into a call for war. Eventu…

WSWS (2021-09-09). Democrats flood California with campaign surrogates and cash to back Governor Gavin Newsom. wsws.org Vice President Kamala Harris campaigned with Newsom Wednesday, and President Biden is expected Monday, ahead of the September 14 recall vote.

WSWS (2021-09-09). Chinese president presses corporate giants to be philanthropic. wsws.org President Xi's call for "common prosperity"—a term he has increasingly used over the past year—reflects fear in the CCP apparatus of enormous social tensions being generated by inequality.

Editor (2021-09-09). Part 2: Just transition beyond the industry shutdown scenario. mronline.org Industry expansion relates to sectors such as public transport, where decarbonisation requires more buses and trains and fewer private car journeys. Industry evolution relates to new sectors, such as solar and offshore wind farms, that are newly emerging and do not have any history of labour relations, but there will not be space to discuss this fourth scenario in this column.

Matt Sedlar (2021-09-09). Who Pays for Eldercare in the US? Women and the Economy. cepr.net Biden's plan for eldercare investment is an important and critical step in the right direction. However, improving the eldercare infrastructure cannot end with the American Jobs Plan, because prioritizing increasing Medicaid funding for home and community-based care does not reduce the cost of eldercare for the majority of older adults who do not qualify for Medicaid…

Tina Gerhardt (2021-09-09). U.S. Representatives Visit Line 3 and Call on Biden to Shut it Down. progressive.org Members of "The Squad" met with Indigenous leaders in Minnesota to discuss the impacts of Enbridge's pipeline on the planet, food and water supplies, and treaty rights.

Colin Todhunter (2021-09-09). Address the Global Public Health Crisis: Ban Glyphosate Now! counterpunch.org Environmentalist and campaigner Dr Rosemary Mason recently wrote an open letter to the head of the Pesticides Unit at the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Jose Tarazona. (Since this article was written, Jose Tarazona has stepped down from his position and the letter has been forwarded to his successors, Manuela Tiramani and Benedicte Vagenede.) Mason

WSWS (2021-09-09). Bolsonaro's coup plots in Brazil, under the shadow of January 6. wsws.org The Brazilian and international media's recognition of the imminent threat of a coup is unprecedented in the 35 years since the fall of the US-backed military regime.

SAM (2021-09-09). Look! Up in the Sky! Another Colossal Waste of Our Society's Talents and Skills! inequality.org

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-09). Dispatches from India: The politics and economics of hate. peoplesdispatch.org We take a look at the latest GDP numbers, comments by a judge in Uttar Pradesh, the situation of education in the country, a detailed analysis of the economic context to hate crimes, and the crisis faced by weavers in the State of Tamil Nadu…

Eric Toussaint (2021-09-09). Unprecedented Global Debt Crisis: The IMF's Announcement of $650 Billion in Special Drawing Rights. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-09-09). IATSE Gearing Up For Possible Strike Against Film And TV Industry. popularresistance.org IATSE is gearing up for a possible strike against the film and television industry, which would be the first industry-wide strike in the union's history. The union and management's AMPTP will return to the bargaining table on Thursday in an effort to reach an agreement on a new film and TV contract in advance of Friday's expiration of their current deal. | A strike, if it comes to that, would still be several weeks away, however, as IATSE continues to lay the groundwork for a possible walkout, which includes a text-messaging campaign to educate members about the negotiations and what's at stake. | "Our goal is to…

WSWS (2021-09-09). UAW schedules ratification vote on Deere contract without announcing any deal. wsws.org The cynical ploy only proves that an agreement has already been reached and that the only thing the UAW is talking to Deere executives about is how to ram it through the rank and file.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-09). Crimea: West plays Tatar card in "liberating the peninsula" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Kuleba slams Russia for going after innocent people over Crimea Platform disruption failure "There can be no other interpretations than to acknowledge that these raids and arrests are part of Russia's revenge for Ukraine's successful holding of the Crimea Platform summit….[T]hey are forcing innocent Crimean Tatars to pay the price, throwing them behind bars and …

George Ochenski (2021-09-09). Republican FreeDumb is Killing Us. counterpunch.org There's no nice way to put it. Hundreds of Montanans are now getting sick and dying thanks to the anti-science, anti-mask, anti-vax messages propagated by the insane rhetoric of Republican politicians under the false rubric of "personal responsibility" and "freedom." But as the costs to society continue to rise exponentially while the more lethal, more

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-09-09). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on September 9. en.mehrnews.com

Ian Angus (2021-09-09). 200+ medical journals demand emergency climate action. mronline.org Editors urge 'fundamental changes to how our societies and economies are organized'.

ecns.cn (2021-09-09). China opposes Western politicians' intervention in Hong Kong matters. ecns.cn The Office of the Commissioner of the Chinese Foreign Ministry in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Thursday expressed its strong disapproval and firm opposition to remarks by several Western politicians regarding Hong Kong's affairs, saying they confused black and white and disrupted the HKSAR's rule of law.

David Rosen (2021-09-09). The End of White Hegemony? counterpunch.org The Census Bureau recently released the first-round of results from the 2020 census and its findings shocked many, especially older white, conservative Americans. William Frey, of the Brookings Institute, reports, "Yet most notable is the small decline in white population — the first in any census since 1790. During much of the nation's history, white

Wendy Chavkin (2021-09-09). The Fight for Democracy in Texas. progressive.org Together, Texas's three bills represent dramatic incursions on the basic rights to vote, bodily integrity, and public safety.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-09). What United Us Was Empathy: Community Organizations Help Tackle Hunger in Argentina. libya360.wordpress.com Julián Inzaugarat, Ana Dagorret Children's Day in Villa del Parque, Luján, organized by the people's organizations. Photo: Victoria Nordenstahl The pandemic brought with it more inequality and injustice. Grassroots movements responded with solidarity and organization and food for those who were struggling What will the world be like when we emerge from the pandemic? Will we…

_____ (2021-09-09). Nabisco Owner Sends Cease-and-Desist Letter To Baker's Union. popularresistance.org The Nabisco strike that began when union bakers walked out of the Oreo and Ritz factory along Northeast Columbia Boulevard on Aug. 10 continues to fester—but Nabisco's parent company, Mondelez International, has taken aggressive steps to combat the strikers' tactics and keep its operations running. | On Aug. 31, the company sent a cease-and-desist letter to the union warning strikers the company would pursue legal action if they didn't stop interfering with plant operations. | And then, on Sept. 2, Portland police kicked strikers off property beside the railroad tracks where strikers positioned themselves t…

Abayomi Azikiwe (2021-09-09). Implications of the Electoral Defeat of the Detroit People's Charter. globalresearch.ca

Carly Baldwin (2021-09-09). Rutgers University Freezes Accounts of Several Non-Vaccinated Students. globalresearch.ca

David Swanson (2021-09-09). Guantanamo Past the Point of All Shame. warisacrime.org By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, September 9, 2021 U.S. high schools should teach courses on Guantanamo: what not to do in the world, how not to make it even worse, and how not to compound that catastrophe beyond all shame and recovery. As we tear down Confederate statues and continue brutalizing victims in Guantanamo, …

Irruptions (2021-09-09). The University Is Trying to Kill You. Do Not Let It. itsgoingdown.org From an anonymous group of students from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln and originally posted to Irruptions, this piece looks at the recent round of riotous protests against frats on campus. photo: @Ollie_XVX CW: sexual violence The university is a deathtrap. Around us lurk festering aristocrats called "fraternity brothers" who exercise "the right of the…

WSWS (2021-09-09). SEP electoral members denounce Australia's anti-democratic electoral laws and urge people to join the campaign. wsws.org "Every measure being enacted now, whether it's so-called controlling of the pandemic or unemployment or housing, is bound up with increasing forms of authoritarianism."

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-09). NATO completes conference on air and space power. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Conference Highlights NATO Air, Space Power From Sept. 7-9 the Joint Air Power Competence Centre (JAPCC) hosted their annual Conference convening the NATO Airpower community at Essen, Germany. The presentations and discussions were focused on the topic of Delivering NATO Air and Space Power at the speed of relevance. **** "The annual JAPCC conference provides …

WSWS (2021-09-09). Pandemic and disrupted supply chains bring major problems for Australian economy. wsws.org The Commonwealth Bank has forecast that the Australian economy will contract by 4.5 percent in the September quarter and this "massive loss of production will be accompanied by a huge fall in jobs."

Michael Welch (2021-09-09). Video: Why Canada Should Leave NATO. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-09). Georgian vassal state begs Albright for "election observers" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Death cult goddess and perpetrator of mass slaughter in Somalia, the Bosnian Serb Republic, Iraq and Yugoslavia. When she appeared for a book-signing at a progressive bookstore only a few blocks from my apartment, Women and Children First (let its role be acknowledged), in 2003, there was a line for several blocks, including some "anti-war …

WSWS (2021-09-09). Former Georgia prosecutor indicted for shielding killers of Ahmaud Arbery. wsws.org Jackie Johnson was indicted by a grand jury on September 2 for showing "favor and affection" for the killers, Gregory and Travis McMichael, in February 2020.

James A Haught (2021-09-09). Sept. 11 — Day of Warning. counterpunch.org Sept . 11 is approaching — the 20th anniversary of the most startling event in the lifetime of most adults. The notorious Muslim suicide terror attack of Sept. 11, 2001, killed nearly 3,000 Americans and horrified the world. Nineteen young male fanatics, armed only with boxcutters, hijacked four airliners and flew them like projectiles into

Tanya Wadhwa (2021-09-09). Salvadorans reject the adoption of Bitcoin as national currency. peoplesdispatch.org Many fear that the volatility of the cryptocurrency will affect their income and purchasing power. They condemned that it is not suitable for small vendors and only benefits the big investors and transnational companies.

WSWS (2021-09-09). Far-right protests target Trudeau's Canadian election rallies. wsws.org The key question that these events raise for working people is how is it that far-right forces, without broad popular support, can be playing such a prominent role in a Canadian election.

WSWS (2021-09-09). Biden promotes unions as bulwark against growing rank-and-file rebellion. wsws.org In a speech at the White House before union executives on Wednesday afternoon, President Biden pledged a series of measures to strengthen the corporatist alliance between the unions, the corporations and the state.

_____ (2021-09-09). Chevron Used The Legal System And FBI To Target Steven Donziger. popularresistance.org Human rights attorney Steven Donziger has now been under house arrest in his New York City apartment for two years. The reason for his detainment, as Lee Camp puts it in this clip from "Redacted Tonight," is that Donziger made it his business to hold Chevron accountable for how the Big Oil megacorp "harmed, sickened and killed tens of thousands in Ecuador" and tried to avoid paying "billions of dollars" in restitutions. | Donziger's battle against American oil companies and on behalf of indigenous communities and farmers in Ecuador spans nearly three decades. He was part of an international legal team that repres…

Philip A Farruggio (2021-09-09). September 11, 2001: The 20th Anniversary of "The Big Lie" globalresearch.ca

It's Going Down (2021-09-09). National Shut'Em Down Demonstrations, Marches & Protests Set to Kick Off August 21st. itsgoingdown.org On Saturday, August 21st, organizations, crews, and individuals across the country will participate in a call from Jailhouse Lawyers Speak, a prisoner led abolitionist formation, to take part in national 'Shut'Em Down' demonstrations across the so-called US. The purpose of the call is to center the 10 demands that Jailhouse Lawyers Speak and other inside…

WSWS (2021-09-09). New Zealand: COVID-19 lockdown lifted outside Auckland. wsws.org While daily cases have fallen in New Zealand's outbreak, significant risks remain due to the low level of vaccination, the rundown health system and the reopening of schools outside Auckland.

WSWS (2021-09-09). University of California, Berkeley reopens with hundreds of new cases, ending quarantine measures. wsws.org The Berkeley administration is using high vaccination rates to justify the complete abandonment of basic mitigation measures, forcibly exposing tens of thousands of students, faculty and staff to COVID-19.

WSWS (2021-09-09). Michigan colleges recklessly reopen as Delta variant surges. wsws.org On September 3, Michigan saw 5,292 new infections and 56 deaths, with a seven-day average of 2,332 and 22, respectively.

WSWS (2021-09-09). Ford Flat Rock Assembly Plant closes down after gas from facility leaks into sewer system. wsws.org Four schools in Flat Rock opened for classes on Tuesday even though the dangerous benzene gas is confirmed to have contaminated four square miles of local sewers.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-09). Poland rallies NATO, EU partners against Belarus. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Visegrad Four: The Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia. Three Seas Initiative members: Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia. Polish president honoured by Hungary Duda has already met with his Hungarian counterpart 12 times, either bilaterally or as part of the regional Visegrad Group, which also …

Kenneth Surin (2021-09-09). Battle of the Plutocrats in Virginia. counterpunch.org Invoking the played-out trope of the American Dream, with its symbolism of dogged aspiration and hard work, has of course long been a staple in US politics. The truth here is that Youngkin's father worked in finance and played basketball for Duke University—hardly a shabby background for his son, the aspiring politician. The website shuffles-off the Carlyle Group as "an investment firm".

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2021-09-09). Never Ever Give Up! Unentschlossene Mitbàºrger dort abholen, wo sie sich gefàºhlsmà§àüig befinden. globalresearch.ca

Mac Slavo (2021-09-09). Mu Variant Now Detected in Houston. globalresearch.ca

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-09). Former DA indicted for obstruction of justice in the Ahmaud Arbery case. peoplesdispatch.org Jackie Johnson, a former district attorney in Georgia, was indicted by state authorities over her misconduct in the investigation of the murder of Ahmaud Arbery…

Sonali Kolhatkar (2021-09-09). A climate disaster is unfolding before our eyes—and politicians still refuse to take action. peoplesdispatch.org Hurricane Ida perfectly illustrates the devastating impacts of climate change. Stopping the Line 3 pipeline, in line with Indigenous demands, is a perfect opportunity for political leaders to take climate action…

teleSUR (2021-09-09). Oil Leak off U.S. Louisiana Coast Continues to Spread. telesurenglish.net An oil leak off the coast of the southern U.S. state of Louisiana has spread extensively after Hurricane Ida's powerful landfall late last month, local media reported on Wednesday. | RELATED: | "What was observed was an unrecoverable, dissipating rainbow sheen that was approximately 11 miles in length," Lt. John Edwards with the U.S. Coast Guard said. | Divers found the leaking pipe in Bay Marchand on Sunday and Mond…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-09). Turkish defense chief: we will continue to assist Azerbaijan in conquering the Caucasus. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Translation: United by blood, soil and faith we will mutually exterminate the infidel enemy. Turkey to continue to support fraternal Azerbaijan — Turkish defense minister Azerbaijan liberated its lands (Karabakh and 7 surrounding districts) from the Armenian occupation following the 44-day Armenia-Azerbaijan second Karabakh war, Turkish Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar said, Trend reports …

_____ (2021-09-09). COP26 Urged To Prioritise Adaptation As Climate Emergency Surges. popularresistance.org On the heels of last month's warning from the UN climate science panel that extreme weather and rising seas are hitting faster than expected, leaders have called for more money and political will to help people adapt to the new reality. | At a dialogue in Rotterdam convened by the Global Center on Adaptation on Monday, more than 50 ministers and heads of climate organisations and development banks called for November's COP26 climate talks to treat adaptation as "urgent". | In a communique, they said adaptation — which ranges from building higher flood defences to growing more drought-tolerant crops and relo…

Kevin Gosztola (2021-09-09). Since 9/11, FBI Has Destroyed People Based On Their Race, Religion, Or Country Of Origin. thedissenter.org Source: FBI.gov  | [Editor's Note: To mark the 20th anniversary of the rise of the American security state after the September 11th attacks, The Dissenter presents a retrospective on this transformation in law enforcement and government. Each entry in the series, "Twenty Years In A Security State," will connect with whistleblower stories where possible.]…

Dr. Julie Ponesse (2021-09-09). Video: Ethics 101. Dr. Julie Ponesse, Professor of Ethics at the University of Western Ontario, Provides a Lesson in Courage and Integrity. globalresearch.ca

Dr. David E. Scheim (2021-09-09). Merck's Deadly Vioxx Playbook, Redux: A Debunked Smear Campaign Against Its Competing Drug—the FDA-approved, Nobel prize-honored Ivermectin. globalresearch.ca

Editor (2021-09-09). We are scientists, calling for a climate revolution. mronline.org Academics are perfectly placed to wage a rebellion: we exist in rich hubs of knowledge and expertise; we are well connected across the world, and to decision-makers; we have large platforms from which to inform, educate and rally others all over the world; and we have implicit authority and legitimacy, which is the basis of political power. We can make a difference.

ecns.cn (2021-09-09). China to continue protecting rights of particular groups: action plan. ecns.cn China will continue to ensure equal rights for ethnic minority groups, women, children, the elderly, persons with disabilities, and other disadvantaged groups and improve special protection for them, said a human rights action plan.

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-09-09). President Maduro Responds to "Leftists" Criticizing Mexico Talks. orinocotribune.com Dialogue, instead of violence, is the only way that will resolve political differences and promote a new stage of economic, political and social well-being of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, said President Nicolás Maduro this Wednesday, September 8, in support of the Mexico Talks. | He expressed this opinion during a working meeting with the economic cabinet, reiterating the willingness of the Bolivarian Revolution to continue with the dialogues between the government and sectors of the opposition, taking place in Mexico. There have already been two rounds of dialogue, and the talks will resume on September…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-09). Atlantic to eastern flank: NATO's "biggest adaptation since the Cold War era" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com JSECS Road to Full Readiness Reaches Its Final Milestone As a result of its biggest adaptation since the Cold War era, NATO celebrated the foundation of a new full operational Headquarters in Ulm on September 8, 2021. The Supreme Allied Commander Europe, General Tod D. Wolters, declared the Joint Support and Enabling Command's full readiness …

WSWS (2021-09-09). Australian governments planning to end lockdowns amid the country's worst COVID outbreak. wsws.org The NSW government today unveiled a "roadmap to freedom" that will end the state's lockdown mid-next month, the same time it predicts that hospitals will be "overwhelmed" by COVID patients.

Josh Frank (2021-09-09). 88,000 tons of radioactive waste — and nowhere to put it. counterpunch.org

Victoria Torres (2021-09-09). Yulimar Rojas Goes for Historic Leap to Secure Her First Diamond League. orinocotribune.com One month and one week after having broken the world record for open sky triple jumping, and winning the first Olympic gold by a Venezuelan woman with a mark of 15.67 m at Tokyo 2020, this Thursday, September 9 at 1: 40 p.m. (VE) Yulimar Rojas will attempt a new leap to secure her first Diamond League Trophy. With her participation in this competition she will entertain the possibility of breaking her own records and exceeding the 16-meter mark in the grand final of the tournament in Zurich. | "I have had a sensational year, full of marks above 15 meters that have given me a consistency that I needed to achieve my…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-09). Colombia: NATO's foothold in Latin America. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Deputy Secretary General meets Colombian Vice President and Foreign Minister On Thursday (9 September 2021), NATO's Deputy Secretary General Mircea GeoanƒÉ met Vice President and Foreign Minister of Colombia Marta Lucía Ramírez de Rincón, and discussed the deepening of bilateral cooperation between Colombia and NATO. Colombia and NATO will agree a new partnership programme in …

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-09). Eastern Europe, Balkans: NATO integrates air, ground special ops for "hard to predict conventional conflicts" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Multinational Special Aviation Programme Hosts DV Day Senior Special Operations Commanders gathered at the Multinational Special Aviation Programme Training Centre to discuss future training programmes for special operations aviation, followed by a capabilities demonstration in Zadar, Croatia, on Wednesday. **** Maj. Gen. Ivica Olujiƒá, Croatian Director of General Staff…emphasis[ed] the importance of the Multinational Special …

WHO Watch Team (2021-09-09). Access to insulin: A tale of 100 years of disparity. peoplesdispatch.org A century after the discovery of insulin, quality-assured access remains hindered by high prices. The WHO resolution for transparency in pricing of insulin aims at dealing with Big Pharma market monopoly…

Andrew Korybko (2021-09-09). Bolsonaro's Rallies: 'Democratic Security' Exercise or Preparation for a 'Self-Coup'? globalresearch.ca

Pepe Escobar (2021-09-09). What to Expect from Taliban 2.0. globalresearch.ca

Dean Baker (2021-09-09). Cheap Fun: Job Growth Under Trump and Biden. counterpunch.org 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

Staff (2021-09-09). CNE Signs Observation Agreement with Electoral Experts from Latin America (CEELA). orinocotribune.com This Wednesday, September 8, Venezuela's National Electoral Council (CNE) and the Latin American Council of Electoral Experts (CEELA) signed an agreement to formalize the deployment of a delegation of electoral observers to the regional and municipal "mega"-elections to be held on November 21. | "It is a reason for joy and contentment, to feel that we are accompanied by you (CEELA), that your wisdom and experience guide us in this complex, difficult, and important task of carrying out an electoral process, which in Venezuela is of enormous significance," said Pedro Calzadilla, president of the electoral body. | I…

Waging Nonviolence (2021-09-09). After Hurricane Ida, mutual aid provides safety and survival in New Orleans. juancole.com By Jordan Flaherty | — ( Waging Nonviolence) | — In the aftermath of disasters, those most in need are also who the state often leaves behind. Into this vacuum, communities come together for mutual aid. While charity rarely challenges the root causes behind disasters, and often divides recipients into worthy and unworthy, mutual aid …

oliviaalperstein (2021-09-09). 93 Organizations Urge Congress to Stand Up to Pressure from Corporate Lobbyists and Pass President Biden's Build Back Better Plan. ips-dc.org Letter denounces corporate lobbyists' assault on vital programs and services supporting children and working families and combating climate change.

Editor (2021-09-09). Capitalism vs. the Planet. mronline.org The latest IPCC report paints a picture of five potential futures for humanity. In the worst one, if corporations keep calling the shots, we could see catastrophic warming of up to 5.7ÀöC.

Howard Lisnoff (2021-09-09). So Long to a Sense of Community. counterpunch.org When reading about anti-maskers in Los Angeles attacking a breast cancer patient seeking care in a medical facility, and then reading about Boston College's policy of not requiring masks in classrooms this fall with expected faculty pushback, I wondered where the hell all of this led? As the echoes of 1960s' solidarity lose even their place in the rearview

Philip Farruggio (2021-09-09). 20th Anniversary of the big lie. nationofchange.org Sadly, when you watch all the media doing all those human interest stories of the terrible tragic day, you won't see or hear much truth.

Anand Naidoo (2021-09-09). The Heat: Africa, India and Guatemala face damaging impact from climate crisis. america.cgtn.com The impact of climate change in the United States as President Joe Biden tours areas damaged by Hurricane Ida. We take a look at some of the growing effects of the climate crisis in other parts of the world.

Anonymous007 (2021-09-09). Military Situation In Ethiopia On September 9, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 5, the bodies of 29 Ethiopians were found floating on the banks of a river in Wad al Hulaywah area | On September 8, Sudan summoned Ethiopia's ambassador to Khartoum to inform him that 29 corpses were found on the banks of a river in Wad al Hulaywah area who were from the Tigray ethnic group | More than 120 civilians reportedly were killed in the Amhara region near the town of Dabat in early September. Tigray officials rejected allegations they were res…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-09). 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…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-09). Russia's Northern Fleet Holds Drills In The Arctic To Exercise Protecting Northern Sea Route. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 9th, the Russian Northern Fleet began large-scale exercises in the Arctic zone with the participation of 8,000 servicemen, about 800 pieces of equipment and approximately 50 warships. | As part of the maneuvers, the defense of the Northern Sea Route will be worked out, the press service of the fleet told reporters. | "Up to 8 thousand servicemen, about 800 units of military and special equipment, including about 40 tanks, 460 armored combat vehicles, up to 24…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-09). 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…

Lauren Gambino (2021-09-09). Biden Vowed to Make Racial Justice the Heart of His Agenda — Is It Still Beating? zcomm.org The lack of progress has frustrated civil rights leaders and activists who charge that the president isn't taking the fight for voting rights seriously enough…

Toward increasing Networking (2021-09-09). Online events w) Vandana Shiva, Krznaric, adrienne maree brown, Chomsky, Naomi Klein, etc. indybay.org Here are some 40 online events taking place over the next week (and starting at 10 am today, Sept. 8th), featuring people such as Maggie Nelson, Roman Krznaric, Kate Raworth, Vandana Shiva, Paul Mason, adrienne maree brown, Noam Chomsky, Ariel Salleh, Gar Alperovitz, Margaret Randall, Deepa Kumar, Naomi Klein, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Katharine Hayhoe, Howie Hawkins, Carroll Fife, Jennifer Robinson and many others. | These events are hosted from various locations all across the country, as well from Canada, the UK, and Australia (however, the listed times are all for our "Pacific time zone"). Of course, feel free…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-09). Turkey: head of NATO Military Committee inspects bases, lays wreath at Atatàºrk's gravesite. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Chair of the NATO Military Committee visits Turkey On the 6th and 7th September 2021, the Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Rob Bauer was in Turkey, where he met the Minister of Defence, Mr Hulusi Akar and the Chief of Defence, General Ya≈üar Gàºler. The Admiral visited NATO Allied Land Command, as well …

Anonymous103 (2021-09-09). Bin Laden's Legacy Probably Surpasses His Wildest Dreams. southfront.org Illustrative Image | Written by At the very outset of the 21st century, Osama bin Laden wittingly or unwittingly positioned himself with the 9/11 attacks as one of its most important…

Mickey Z. (2021-09-09). Smart Dust: A Tiny Part of What They've Got Planned For You. dissidentvoice.org Thanks to corporate media, anything outside the accepted parameters of debate (e.g. CNN vs. Fox, NY Times vs. Wall Street Journal) is considered beyond the pale. Thus, when I wish to introduce you to what the transhumanists in charge have planned for you, by default, I sound like a fringe weirdo in a tinfoil hat. …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-09). 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 (2021-09-09). 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 (2021-09-09). 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…

Staff (2021-09-09). Mending the fence? Capitol security barrier may make a comeback as police fear violence at 'Justice for J6' rally in DC — media. rt.com A large metal security fence may return to the US Capitol just two months after it was brought down, several outlets reported, amid concerns of violence at an upcoming rally to support those charged over the January 6 riot in DC.

Staff (2021-09-09). Colorado city to pay $3 million settlement after 73yo woman with dementia injured during violent arrest. rt.com The police in the city of Loveland, Colorado admitted to having used excessive force when arresting an elderly woman with dementia last year. Her family has reached a settlement with authorities. | Loveland City Manager Steve Adams apologized to Karen Garner and her family for the excessive force used in the woman's arrest in June of last year, during which she sustained multiple injuries, including a dislocated shoulder and a sprained wrist. | Officers Austin Hopp and Daria Jalali, who conducted the arrest, resigned from the force and are currently charged with official misconduct. Hopp is also charged with c…

Vijay Prashad (2021-09-09). Rwanda's Military Is the French Proxy on African Soil. zcomm.org Rwanda entered Mozambique in July, followed by SADC forces, which included South African troops. France got what it wanted: Its energy giant can now recoup its investment.

Mario Patrón (2021-09-09). México — Frontera sur: Cruzada contra los derechos humanos. globalizacion.ca En las últimas semanas, la política migratoria implementada en el sur de México ha producido dolorosas escenas que evidencian una pauta agudizada de violación de los derechos humanos contra los inmigrantes en la frontera centroamericana del país. | La situación en…

teleSUR, SH (2021-09-09). STF de Brasil pospone nuevamente juicio sobre tierras indígenas. telesurtv.net El veredicto en el STF es esperado por miles de indígenas que permanecen en el campamento Lucha por la Vida, instalado en la capital brasileña.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-09). 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…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-09). NATO's new Drang nach Osten command declares full operational capability. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Joint Support and Enabling Command declares Full Operational Capability On 8th September 2021, Joint Support and Enabling Command (JSEC) declared Full Operational Capability (FOC) and marked the occasion with a ceremony presided over by its Commander, Lieutenant General Jàºrgen Knappe. Distinguished guests included, Supreme Allied Commander Operations, General Tod Wolters, German State Secretary, Thomas Silberhorn, …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-09). 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…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-09). US Navy Establishes Middle East Drone Task Force. southfront.org ILLUSTRATIVE IMAGE: An X-47B demonstrator over the U.S. Navy's Atlantic Test Range | On September 9, the U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) established a task force to rapidly integrate unmanned systems and artificial intelligence with maritime operations in the 5th Fleet area of operations. | The 5th Fleet area of operations encompasses nearly 2.5 million square miles of water area and includes the Arabian Gulf, Gulf of Oman, Red Sea and parts of the Indian Ocean. The region is comprised of 21 countries a…

Staff (2021-09-09). "Humane": Yale Historian Samuel Moyn on "How the United States Abandoned Peace and Reinvented War" democracynow.org In his new book, Yale historian Samuel Moyn explores whether the push to make U.S. wars more "humane" by banning torture and limiting civilian casualties has helped fuel more military interventions around the world. He looks in detail at the role of President Obama in expanding the use of drones even as he received the Nobel Peace Prize. "What happened after 2001 is that, in the midst of an extremely brutal war on terror, a new kind of war emerged. … It was important to Americans to see their wars fought more humanely," says Moyn. "Even though this represents a kind of progress, it also helped Americans sustain…

Víctor Arrogante (2021-09-09). Malditas sean las guerras. globalizacion.ca Malditas sean las guerras y los canallas que las hacen, fue la frase de Julio Anguita, que hago mía, después de que su hijo Julio A. Parrado, falleciera en Irak al ser alcanzado por un misil, en un ataque realizado…

Jake Johnson (2021-09-09). Anger Mounts Over Democrats' Refusal to Address Jobless Aid Crisis. zcomm.org Progressive critics warn failure to bolster the unemployment system during the pandemic "is a shocking dereliction of responsibility."

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-09). 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…

Katsuji Nakazawa (2021-09-09). El viraje a la izquierda de Xi lleva a China hacia un socialismo real. globalizacion.ca Es casi imposible exagerar el impacto que están produciendo las noticias en Hangzhou, así como en toda China. El sábado recién pasado, la agencia anti-sobornos de China dijo que el principal funcionario de esa ciudad y secretario del Partido Comunista,…

Ethan Huff (2021-09-09). After Calling Vaccine Passports a "Conspiracy Theory," U.K. Government Now Says Everyone Will Need to Show Proof of Vaccination to Live. globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-09). 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…

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-09-09). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on September 9. en.mehrnews.com Mehr News Agency takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Thursday, September 9.

Susan Price (2021-09-09). Will Australian ministers raise West Papua on their visit to Jakarta? greenleft.org.au West Papua activists are calling on the Australian government to raise concerns about the Indonesian military's ongoing human rights abuses in West Papua, when they meet with their Indonesian counterparts this week, reports Susan Price.

Anonymous103 (2021-09-09). Up To 48,000 Civilians Killed By US Drone And Airstrikes During "War On Terror" southfront.org Illustrative ImageBiden's review of drone policy has come too late for the thousands of innocents killed. | Written by Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst | At least 22,000 civilians, and as many as 48,000, have been killed by U.S. drone and airstrikes since the so-called "War on Terror" began in 2001 following the 9/11 terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 Americans. The U.S. military admits to almost 100,000 strikes since 2001, meaning that up to half of the drone and airstrikes conducted could ha…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-09). ARCAS: An AI-Powered Assault Rifle That Turns Killing Into A Video Game. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Israeli weapons developer Elbit Systems claims to have solved one of the key issues related to using an assault rifle: aiming. | On September 9th, the company unveiled the ARCAS. It is an in-built computerized Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered system that interfaces with the rifle's Electro-Optical (EO) sight, with a helmet-mounted eyepiece and with the rifle's assemblies, providing soldiers with real-time intuitive actionable combat information. | It quite literally mak…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-09). 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…

Anonymous103 (2021-09-09). Kiev-Ukraine Proved To Be Behind Crimean Terrorist Attack (Incriminating Video). southfront.org | On August 23, unidentified persons damaged a gas pipeline, located in Crimea, that is used for supplying gas to a military unit and to the villages nearby. On Septemb…

sputniknews (2021-09-09). COVID-19 Here to Stay, Vaccine-Driven Herd Immunity Unlikely, Say Swedish Professors. sputniknews.com Virology professors from Sweden's leading universities have concluded that SARS-CoV-2 cannot be eradicated and will remain as a recurring seasonal virus, urging people to "learn to live with it". On the bright side, despite immunity being short-lived, the virus is likely to lose some of its potency over time.

_____ (2021-09-09). 'Tax These Moochers': Top 1% Dodge $163 Billion in Taxes Each Year. commondreams.org

Tom Engelhardt (2021-09-09). Tomgram: Jane Braxton Little, Becoming a Climate Refugee. warisacrime.org This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here. Last month, I wrote a piece, "My Extreme World and (Un)Welcome to It," about the shock of finding myself in what might be thought of as World War III, or perhaps World War(m) III; that is, already living …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-09). 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…

reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2021-09-09). Enlaces de Red Latina sin fronteras 08.09.2021. indybay.org

_____ (2021-09-09). 'Coup Pusher' Bolsonaro Increasingly Isolated In Brazil. popularresistance.org The far-right leader did not achieve the tide in his favor that he himself expected to gather to commemorate Independence Day. However, the center of Brasilia, and especially Sao Paulo (125,000 demonstrators), were filled with fervent followers dressed in green and yellow, the national colors. | "Despite his isolation, the president has shown that he is still capable of mobilizing a noisy minority," wrote journalist Bernardo Mello Franco in the daily O Globo. | The marches saw a heterogeneous mix of far-right activists, pro-gun supporters, evangelicals, bikers, conspiracy and anti-vaccine activists. | The fact th…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-09). Military Situation In Yemen On September 9, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 576 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On September 8, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 12 airstrikes on the Sarwah district | On September 8, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 4 airstrikes on the Jabal Murad district | On September 8, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 2 airstrikes on the Kitaf area | On September 8, Saudi-led coalition war…

Badri Raina (2021-09-09). Not Just a Farmers' Stir But a Democratic Pushback Against Uncaring Rule. zcomm.org That the historic Muzaffarnagar mahapanchayat was not just a farmer-related one any more was apparent from the diversity of attendance it drew and from the content of the speeches made at the happening…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-09). 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…

Emir Sader (2021-09-09). La crisis de la hegemonía norteamericana. globalizacion.ca Hay consenso sobre el declive de la hegemonia norteamericana. Se trata de precisar la naturaleza y profundidad de ese declive. Atrás quedaron los días de "El mito de la decadencia de los Estados Unidos", un libro de Henri Nau que…

South Front (2021-09-09). Video: Taliban Unveil Their Government, Giving Many Reasons for Concern. globalresearch.ca

Malik Miah (2021-09-09). United States: The racist War on Terror after 9/11. greenleft.org.au After the attack on the World Trade Centre on September 11, 2001, United States president George W Bush gained unlimited powers to fight "forever wars", writes Malik Miah. Meanwhile, Arabs and those who "looked Muslim" — especially Iranians and South Asians — became domestic targets at home.

Global Research News (2021-09-09). Selected Articles: Agenda ID2020 of the "One World Order": The 101 to Understanding Its Implications. globalresearch.ca By Agenda ID2020 — is hardly mentioned by any media, let alone the mainstr…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-09). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-09). 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…

Sarah Anderson (2021-09-09). A New Online Educational Tool on the History of U.S. Wealth Extraction. inequality.org

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-09). 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…

Staff (2021-09-09). US Supplanted by China as EU's Primary Trading Partner. orinocotribune.com China overtook the United States as the leading trading partner of the European Union (EU) in the second quarter of 2021, according to data published this Wednesday, September 8 by the EU statistical office Eurostat. | Between the first quarter of 2019 and the second of 2021, the percentage of imports from China to the EU increased by four points. | In the case of Switzerland, the share of imports grew in the same period by 0.7 percentage points, while there was a 3.4% fall in imports from the United Kingdom, followed by those from Russia, which suffered a decrease of 1.1%, and those from the United States, with…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-09). Lavrov Says Greater Idlib Agreement Was Not Fulfilled By Turkey As More Airstrikes Hit The Region (Videos, Photos). southfront.org On September 9, warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces carried out a series of airstrikes on militants' positions in the…

imperial.ac.uk (2021-09-09). ADHD and obesity are linked through genetics and pregnancy weight, study finds. imperial.ac.uk Certain genetic variants are linked to an increased risk of developing both obesity and ADHD, according to a new study.

Brian Terrell (2021-09-09). "America's Longest War" Is Not Over! globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-09). 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 (2021-09-09). 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…

Hans Baer (2021-09-09). Former Greens senator envisions a different world system. greenleft.org.au Hans Baer reviews a new book by former Greens senator Scott Ludlam.

Anonymous007 (2021-09-09). Violent Clashes Over New Patriarch, Church Matters In Montenegro. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 5th, riot police in Cetinje, Montenegro fired tear gas on protesters on and dismantled barricades erected the day before. | Citizens organized an effort (now failed) to block the inauguration of the new head of the Serbian Orthodox Church in their country. At least 20 people were injured and none died in the clashes. | Montenegro's state TV RTCG showed footage of Serbian Patriarch Porfirie and Bishop Joanikije arriving by helicopter at the monastery. | The two were su…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-09). 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…

imperial.ac.uk (2021-09-09). 'Hybrid learning works' – Provost makes case for future-focused education. imperial.ac.uk Universities have an opportunity to "rethink higher education for the long term," writes Professor Ian Walmsley in the New York Times.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-09). 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…

Max Elbaum (2021-09-09). Trump, Texas, and the MAGA Drive for Power. zcomm.org The more we contribute to beating the MAGA Faction in this round of voting, the better positioned we are to push further toward the multiracial democracy, transformed economy, and changed relationship with the planet and all the people on it that is so desperately needed…

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