2021-09-22: News Headlines

Sara Flounders (2021-09-22). Iran, Syria challenge U.S. sanctions with solidarity shipments to Lebanon. workers.org A delivery of tankers of diesel fuel from Iran and Syria to sanctioned Lebanon is a historic breakthrough with both immediate practical assistance, political solidarity and a direct challenge to the U.S. siege of the entire region. Iranian oil tankers greeted in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley, Sept. 16. The shipments, which . . . |

WSWS (2021-09-22). Stop the deportation of Haitian refugees! wsws.org Scenes of border agents on horseback charging and whipping defenseless Haitian immigrants on the US southern border have provoked shock and revulsion across America and around the world.

Staff (2021-09-22). Haitian migrants being released into US on 'very large scale' despite Biden's vow to send them back home — reports. rt.com Large numbers of Haitian asylum-seekers who've arrived in the US in recent weeks are being released into the country, officials told the Associated Press, after the Biden administration pledged to step up deportation flights. | Haitian refugees have been released on a "very, very large scale" over the last week, one US official with "direct knowledge" of the situation

Staff (2021-09-22). Sen. Schumer & other senior Dems urge Biden to stop expelling Haitian refugees, as UN says decision may violate international law. rt.com Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and other Democrats have condemned US President Joe Biden for deporting thousands of Haitian migrants gathered at the border, after the UN warned the move could run afoul of international law. | As Biden begins the mass expulsion of Haitian refugees — around 14,000 of whom have sgathered under a bridge in the Texas border town of Del Rio in recent weeks, many fleeing natural disaster and political turmoil in their home country — members of his own party have rejected the decision as cruel, among them the Senate's top Democrat. | "The horrible treatment of these in…

sputniknews (2021-09-22). GOP Politicians Stand by US Border Patrol After Claims They 'Whipped' Refugees at Rio Grande River. sputniknews.com Footage emerged on Monday showing US Border Patrol agents on horseback deterring people from entering the US on the Rio Grande river in Texas. In the videos, BP agents were seen pushing people back into the river with what looked like whips, but the head of the DHS Mayorkas claimed that they were actually long reins.

Vijay Prashad (2021-09-22). Clear away the hype: the US and Australia signed a nuclear arms deal, simple as that. peoplesdispatch.org The AUKUS despite being coined a security partnership, is a nuclear arms deal aimed at increasing pressure against China and should be cause for concern…

WSWS (2021-09-22). New Zealand PM "pleased to see" AUKUS military pact. wsws.org New Zealand is not part of the recently announced military pact between the US, Britain and Australia targeting China, but Prime Minister Ardern welcomed their aggressive engagement in the Pacific region.

Editor (2021-09-22). The new Australia, UK, and U.S. nuclear submarine announcement: a terrible decision for the nonproliferation regime. mronline.org Named AUKUS, the partnership was announced together with a bombshell decision: The United States and UK will transfer naval nuclear-propulsion technology to Australia.

Brian Berletic (2021-09-22). AUKUS vs China: Inching Toward War. asia-pacificresearch.com

Anonymous103 (2021-09-22). AUKUS-Poetic Justice For France In Light Of How It Dealt With Libya, Russia And Syria. southfront.org Illustrative Image | Written by Simon Chege Ndiritu. | Introduction: | Over the last week, international news has been dominated by intense diplomatic gymnastics done by France in response to AUKUS. France has withdrawn from significant commemorations with the UK and recalled diplomats from the US and Australia. Simultaneously, the French foreign minister, Jean-Yves le Drain delivered scathing statement, decrying US-UK behavior, going as far as likening Biden's behavior to Trumps'. | That was surely scornful for Biden, who was elected for acting more urbane as compared to Trump. Another point that is hard…

Suzanne James (2021-09-22). The political, economic and environmental implications of AUKUS. greenleft.org.au Green Left speaks to Professor Mark Beeson about the federal Coalition government's surprise announcement of the AUKUS alliance and the new nuclear submarine agreement with the United States and Britain.

Higinio Polo (2021-09-22). Submarinos nucleares en el Pacífico. globalizacion.ca El 15 de septiembre, el presidente Biden y los primeros ministros británico y australiano, Johnson y Morrison, anunciaron la creación del AUKUS (acrónimo de los tres países), un acuerdo de cooperación y defensa para la gran región que agrupa a…

sputniknews (2021-09-22). Awkward Moment as White House Staff Cuts Off Biden-Johnson Meeting in Mid-Sentence. sputniknews.com Biden hosted Johnson at the White House shortly after the meeting of the UN General Assembly. At the meeting, they stressed how the UK-US partnership is "unrivaled in its scale and steadfastness," and discussed the AUKUS defense pact, the free travel of vaccinated Britons to the US, climate change, and girls' education.

Danny Haiphong (2021-09-22). The revenge of white colonialism motivates the AUKUS alliance against China. mronline.org The United States, United Kingdom, and Australia have formed an alliance called "AUKUS" to create, in the words of Australia PM Scott Morrison, "a partnership where our technology, our scientists, our industry, our defense forces are all working together to deliver a safer and more secure region that ultimately benefits all."

Pip Hinman (2021-09-22). Australia's New Anti-China Alliance. asia-pacificresearch.com

WSWS (2021-09-22). Biden proclaims "new era" of human rights imperialism at UN. wsws.org As the White House presides over a massive nuclear buildup targeting China, Biden told the UN that America would rededicate itself to the preservation of "human rights" and "global cooperation."

William D. Hartung (2021-09-22). The Profits of War: How Corporate America Cashed in on the Post-9/11 Pentagon Spending Surge. juancole.com ( Tomdispatch.com) — The costs and consequences of America's twenty-first-century wars have by now been well-documented — a staggering $8 trillion in expenditures and more than 380,000 civilian deaths, as calculated by Brown University's Costs of War project. The question of who has benefited most from such an orgy of military spending has, unfortunately, received …

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-22). Russian communists allege widespread rigging in legislative elections. peoplesdispatch.org Leftist sections alleged blatant manipulation of the electronic voting system, following last-minute victories for candidates from the incumbent United Russia party in most of the parliamentary constituencies falling in the city of Moscow…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-22). Food Sovereignty from the Perspective of the Urban Poor. libya360.wordpress.com Abahlali baseMjondolo The food solidarity programme at kwaMzize, Eastern Cape. Presentation by S'bu Zikode to the United Nations Food Systems Summit: A Critical dialogue with the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food on 16 September 2021 May I express my appreciation to the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung and all organisers of this important discussion….

WSWS (2021-09-22). IG Metall union agrees to cut 2,600 jobs at Siemens Energy in Germany. wsws.org Although the Siemens workforce demonstrated their willingness to fight through numerous demonstrations, IG Metall and the works councils never intended to wage a fight to defend jobs.

Alexandria Shaner (2021-09-22). Imagine Life After Capitalism. counterpunch.org Back in the 1960s, a young American activist called Michael Albert was asked, "Okay, we hear you, you don't like capitalism. So, what DO you want?". Like many young activists, Albert and his friends first scoffed at the question. We don't have to produce a blueprint of an alternative future system in order to justify

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-22). UN: Lithuania demands international intervention to "liberate" Abkhazia, Crimea, Donetsk, Lugansk, South Ossetia, Transdniester. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Nausƒóda at UN: Policy of non-recognition of occupation of Crimea must be reinforced The policy of non-recognition of Russia's occupation of the Crimean peninsula must be reinforced at the international level. **** In his speech, the Lithuanian leader also drew attention to Russia's destructive actions in Moldova and Georgia….

WSWS (2021-09-22). Three children dying of COVID-19 every day in the US. wsws.org At least 225,978 children were infected with COVID-19 last week and 20 deaths were recorded in the same time frame.

Abayomi Azikiwe (2021-09-22). Sudan Interim Regime Says It Has Thwarted a Military Coup. globalresearch.ca

Robin Andersen (2021-09-22). After 20 Years of Failed War, Corporate Media Still Give Wars of Empire a Pass. counterpunch.org When Taliban fighters swept across Afghanistan in a little over a week and entered the capital city of Kabul on August 15, 2021, they surprised the US media, the Biden White House, and the military. Desperate to get out of the country, those who had worked with the US-backed Afghan government fled to the airport in Kabul, running across the tarmac and swamping the runways. US corporate media covered the chaos with images of hundreds of people jamming the runways and clinging onto aircraft or forcing their way into military transport planes. Focusing on the spectacle of the war's end, in three days Afghanistan rec…

Staff (2021-09-22). Venezuela Denounces Colombia's Violation of Airspace & Biden Impugns Venezuela, Cuba & Belarus at UN. orinocotribune.com This Tuesday, September 21, Venezuela's Bolivarian National Armed Force (FANB) denounced the illegal entry into Venezuelan airspace of a remotely manned Hermes drone belonging to the Colombian Air Force. | Through a statement, the FANB indicated that the infraction was recorded on Monday, September 20, at 4: 48 p.m., when the aircraft in question was detected flying over the territory of Jesús María Semprúm municipality, in the state of Zulia, by the scanning systems of the Comprehensive Aerospace Defense Command of Venezuela. | The FANB assured that this action constitutes a threat to the security of the nation,…

Binoy Kampmark (2021-09-22). Melbourne Quake: Shaken, Not Stirred. dissidentvoice.org It began just after a news interview. Time: a quarter past nine. Morning of September 22, and yet to take a sip from the brewed Turkish coffee, its light thin surface foam inviting. The Australian city of Melbourne in its sixth lockdown, its residents fatigued and ravaged by regulations. Rising COVID-19 numbers, seemingly inexorable. Then, …

Peter Certo (2021-09-22). In OtherWords: September 22, 2021. otherwords.org This week, congressional Democrats are rushing to finalize their reconciliation bill to fund an ambitious new package for jobs and infrastructure. Debates are particularly fraught with the party's right wing over how expansive the plan should be — and how to fund it. | Last week, we looked at some important possible elements of that plan — including

John Emerson (2021-09-22). What is Neoliberalism? A Primer. counterpunch.org "Neoliberalism" has been a hot topic for a few decades, but by now the word is sloppily used often enough that many claim that the word has become meaningless. However, it doesn't work that way. The word neoliberalism has a definite meaning, even if it can be a tricky one, and it does not lose that meaning just because it is frequently misused. And it's a necessary word that is critical to understanding the world we live in and the future we're likely to see if something is not done to keep it from happening.

_____ (2021-09-22). Texas, Big Oil Target Indian Children In Bid To End Tribal Sovereignty. popularresistance.org If the Supreme Court overturns the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) — a federal law that keeps Native children with Native families — tribal sovereignty could soon be a thing of the past in the U.S. Should the Supreme Court rule in the plaintiffs' favor in the case of Brackeen v. Haaland, we could quickly see a return to blatant, pre-1978 genocidal practices — when Native babies were legally stripped of their families, culture, and identities. | It's critical that every one of us take immediate action. Before you do anything else today, sign our petition telling President Biden and the Department…

WSWS (2021-09-22). California wildfires threaten millennia-old giant sequoias. wsws.org The most immediate danger is from the KNP Complex, a recent merging of the recently sparked Paradise Fire and Colony fire, which has grown to 25,142 acres and is 0 percent contained.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-22). Video: Practicing for war with Russia in the Black Sea region. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Video: 24 Hours Exercise Steadfast Defender 2021 was a large-scale NATO exercise, designed to ensure that NATO forces are trained, able to operate together and ready to respond to any threat from any direction. With over 9,000 participants from more than 20 NATO Allies and partners, the exercise tested NATO's ability to deploy large numbers …

ecns.cn (2021-09-22). UN refugee chief voices shock at images of deplorable conditions at U.S. border. ecns.cn The UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on Tuesday issued a statement on conditions and expulsions at U.S. border in Del Rio of Texas, saying that he was shocked by images of the deplorable conditions there.

Martha Grevatt (2021-09-22). Latin America: 2021 has been a year of struggle. workers.org Mass demonstrations and strikes targeting unpopular governments and foreign business interests are taking place all over Latin America. Throughout 2021 Argentinians have been in the streets, opposing everything from unemployment to fracking to the Zionist occupation of Palestine. A Sept. 4 march, in memory of those lost to COVID, protested . . . |

Asa Winstanley (2021-09-22). Why is Owen Jones defending a Nazi collaborator? electronicintifada.net Guardian columnist defends his support for purge of Ken Loach's left-wing group.

WSWS (2021-09-22). Stanley Nelson's Attica: A striking treatment of the 1971 prison revolt and massacre. wsws.org This year's Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), like every other global public event at present, took place in the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic. A documentary about the 1971 Attica prison revolt was one of the more powerful films.

Mary Dickson (2021-09-22). Nuclear Fallout Victims Need More Help. progressive.org Our government has never been forthcoming about what radioactive fallout did to the folks living under those clouds.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-22). Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman predicts imminent demise of NATO — again. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Zakharova makes comments to that effect on an almost weekly basis. NATO is a toothless and fangless paper tiger, an amusing, archaic relic of the Cold War, a bumbling, stumbling, mumbling gaggle of ineffectual and mutually antagonistic states and so forth. One that, a fact she conveniently ignores, has nevertheless somehow contrived to ring Russia …

Dave Zirin (2021-09-22). Screen Shot 2021-09-22 at 11.49.54 AM.png. progressive.org New book tells the stories of dozens of people who joined Colin Kaepernick's protest. Here is one of them.

ecns.cn (2021-09-22). New trends tell where China-U.S. cooperation is heading. ecns.cn Despite trade frictions over the past few years and constant calls for "decoupling with China" from some U.S. officials, new trends emerging in Sino-U.S. economic and trade development show where momentum really lies for the world's two biggest economies.

Jim Hightower (2021-09-22). Reconciling Profit and Morality. otherwords.org Is "corporate ethics" an oxymoron? Do you have to be a jerk to be a successful CEO? Is exploitation the only path to profit? | The good news is that many companies, big and small, in the food economy are blazing a different path through Wall Street's jungle of greed, demonstrating that money and morality can be compatible. | Texas supermarket chain HEB, for example, has drawn an intensely loyal customer base by investing in good wages and benefits for employees, showing up in such emergencies as pandemics, hurricanes, freezes, etc. to give essential supplies and hands-on help, and being an involved and supportive…

CounterPunch News Service (2021-09-22). Groundbreaking Legal Win for the Joshua Tree: Court Rules That Federal Government Cannot Ignore Impact of Climate Change on the Desert Icon. counterpunch.org Los Angeles, CA. A federal district court in Los Angeles has ruled that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (the "Service") violated the law when they failed to list the imperiled Joshua tree under the Endangered Species Act ("ESA"). The Service disregarded overwhelming scientific evidence showing that climate change poses a major threat to the Joshua tree's

_____ (2021-09-22). Coal Miners' Ongoing Strike Against BlackRock's Warrior Met. popularresistance.org Larry Spencer, UMWA District 20 Vice President, represents the 1,100 coal miners in three UMWA locals which on strike against Warrior Met in Alabama since April 1, 2021. He will give an update on the strike in a September 28 webinar. The strikers are fighting to reverse concessions that were foisted on them in 2016 when BlackRock and other billionaire creditors set up Warrior Met Coal and took over mine operations with the aid of a bankruptcy court. | To keep their jobs, Warrior Met made the miners work up to seven days a week and take a $6-an-hour pay cut, accept reduced health insurance, and give up most of the…

Fight Back (2021-09-22). Family of David Ordaz, Jr., killed by East LA sheriffs, demands justice. fightbacknews.org Los Angeles, CA – On September 18, the family of David Ordaz, Jr. held a march and rally calling for Mental Health awareness in honor of David, a 34-year-old father of three who was killed by the East LA Sheriffs on March 14, 2021. Ordaz, Jr. was having a mental health crisis, but the ELA Sheriffs responded by killing him in front of his family. | The protest began with a brief kick-off at Belvedere Park gym on Chavez Avenue where Ordaz Jr. loved to work out, before protesters marched down Cesar Chavez and Mednik Avenues to the park's lakeside bandshell stage, across from the East LA Sheriff's Station. As Ordaz,…

Colin Todhunter (2021-09-22). One Year on Since the Farm Laws — India's Farmers' Struggle Set to Intensify. globalresearch.ca

Jisr Collective (2021-09-22). The Palestinian Refugee and Diasporic Community Denounces Unconditional Aid for Israel. counterpunch.org On July 29th, H.R.4373 committed to providing Israel $3.3 billion in unconditional military aid after it passed in the House in a close bipartisan vote of 217-212. The Palestinian refugee and diasporic community residing within the so-called United States is outraged by this bill that embodies all the funding mechanisms for US interference in Palestine. We center

WSWS (2021-09-22). Faculty at University of Delaware describes unsafe conditions on campus. wsws.org A faculty member at the University of Delaware describes the conditions students and faculty face as the fall semester begins and the inadequate measures taken by the University.

Daniela Jimenez (2021-09-22). Peru on the Path to Constituent Assembly. orinocotribune.com Parliamentarian of Peru Libre party, Wilson Rusbel Quispe Mamani, has presented a bill for the implementation of a popular referendum for the formation of a Constituent Assembly to reform Peru's 1993 Political Constitution. | The initiative consists of a national consultation that will ask Peruvians if they agree with the convocation of a Constituent Assembly to draft a new constitution. | Peru Libre is hoping for a triumphant "Yes" vote, so that an election will be called to elect the members of the Constituent Assembly. The election would be scheduled to take place simultaneously with the regional and municipal…

ecns.cn (2021-09-22). U.S. COVID-19 deaths are topping 1,900 a day. ecns.cn COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have climbed to an average of more than 1,900 a day for the first time since early March, with experts saying the virus is preying largely on a distinct group: 71 million unvaccinated Americans.

Manuel Perez-Rocha (2021-09-22). Mexico Got Rid of a Prominent Columbus Statue. Neo-Colonial Economic Policies Should Fall Next. counterpunch.org The statue of an indigenous woman will soon replace a prominent statue of Christopher Columbus on the Paseo de la Reforma, a wide avenue that runs through the heart of Mexico City. Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) and his allies in the capital city's leadership are sending a powerful symbolic message: the time

_____ (2021-09-22). Racism Denies Common Prosperity In The United States. popularresistance.org Mainstream U.S. media frequently depicts China as a "closed off" country that treats ethnic minorities with contempt and oppression. The New York Times took this baseless accusation further in an op-ed published on September 9 that claimed China was closing itself off from the world and rejecting the English language. No verifiable proof was offered beyond reforms to the education system that seek to address economic and social stressors faced by Chinese families. | The op-ed argued that China's decision to place tighter regulations on its private tutoring and examination process is a sign that the country is clo…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-22). Anti-war groups ask US lawmakers to end support to Saudi-led war in Yemen. peoplesdispatch.org Despite the assurances given by US president Joe Biden earlier this year, the US continues to extend crucial military support to the Saudi-led coalition's war efforts in Yemen…

WSWS (2021-09-22). Wealth-X report: Billionaire wealth surged during pandemic. wsws.org A new report from research firm Wealth-X found that the global COVID-19 pandemic has intensified the growth of social inequality and witnessed an unprecedented accumulation of wealth among the most privileged layers in society.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-22). Large majority of Europeans believe in new Cold War with Russia, China. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Majority of Europeans believe in new cold war with Russia, China: Survey The majority of European citizens believe that a new cold war is going on with Russia and China, a new study revealed on Wednesday. According to the survey of the pan-European think tank European Council on Foreign Relations, 62% of Europeans feel that …

Chris MacIntosh (2021-09-22). Global Economic Chaos? BlackRock and Citi Get on Board the "Climate Train" globalresearch.ca

Binoy Kampmark (2021-09-22). The Anglo Unilateralists Strike. counterpunch.org When President Joe Biden won the White House, he promised, with a facility of unceasing boredom, that diplomacy was back. "Diplomacy is back at the centre of our foreign policy," he stated on February 4. "As I said in my inaugural address, we will repair our alliances and engage with the world once again, not

ecns.cn (2021-09-22). Full text of Xi's statement at the General Debate of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday made a statement at the general debate of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly via video. Here is the full text of the statement.

WSWS (2021-09-22). China's Evergrande set to default on debt payment. wsws.org Financial markets have priced in the prospect of payment as unlikely with one of its bonds trading at less than 30 percent of its face value.

Moderator (2021-09-22). Thaddeus Stevens and John Marshall: Mythical American Figures Who Still Loom Large. scheerpost.com Thaddeus Stevens: Civil War Revolutionary by Bruce Levine | John Marshall: The Final Founder By Robert Strauss | Reviewed by Allen Barra | During the Gettysburg campaign, Confederate General Jubal Early demolished an ironworks near the town. The factory's owner was Republican Congressman Thaddeus Stevens who, Early was disappointed to find, wasn't present at the time of the raid. The General, writes Bruce Levine in his highly readable biography, Thaddeus Stevens: Civil War Revolutionary, thought Stevens "had inflicted more harm on the Confederacy than any other in the U.S. Congress." | A Pennsylvania congre…

Joris Leverink (2021-09-22). How the Nation of Islam fought white supremacy with pie. roarmag.org Apples fall from trees and berries grow on bushes, but food is not given by nature. It is a construct and, as such, conveys meaning. Although most foods affirm the status quo, there are also foods that register discontent with the dominant social order and hopes for an alternate future. They are part of the foodscape and remind us that dissidents have always contested the food system at the deepest level. | Consider the Nation of Islam's navy bean pie. This dense, amber-colored dessert embodied a sweeping anti-racist narrative and was a weapon in the group's battle against white supremacy, evoking the possibility…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-22). US deportations of Haitian migrants could violate international law and other stories. peoplesdispatch.org In today's episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at the conditions at the U.S.-Mexico border where thousands of Haitian migrants continue to be stranded; protests by Herero and Nama peoples in Namibia ahead of a parliamentary vote on Germany's $1 billion deal in recognition of the 1904-1908 genocide; a ruling by Pakistan's Supreme Court ordering the resettlement of families affected by encroachment drives in the city of Karachi; and Chinese President Xi Jinping's speech in the 76th UN General Assembly.

ecns.cn (2021-09-22). China to continue to bring world new opportunities through its new development: Xi. ecns.cn China will continue to bring the world new opportunities through its new development, said Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday.

Cascadia Forest Defenders (2021-09-22). Protestors Launch Tree Sit to Protect Old Growth Forest from Logging in Willamette Forest. itsgoingdown.org Report on Cascadia Forest Defenders on tree-sit in the Willamette National Forest to stop timber sale. Willamette National Forest — Members of Cascadia Forest Defenders have occupied trees in the Willamette National Forest's proposed Flat Country timber sale to protest the ongoing logging of carbon-rich old growth forest on public land under the Biden Administration. The…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-22). Anti-imperialist protest against NATO military summit in Athens. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Anti-imperialist protest against NATO military summit in Athens A well-crafted report by Tony Seed on the recent NATO Military Committee meeting in Athens and the protests held against it. It's particularly heartening to see trade unionists, women's groups and students involved in opposition to NATO. Here in the U.S. political figures claiming to represent those …

Dan Bacher (2021-09-22). How Big Oil Continues to Buy Off Politicians. counterpunch.org In its August 2021 Update to its Tracking the Dirty Dollars Project, Sierra Club California reveals that the California Republican Party has accepted over $300,000 from the fossil fuel industry and its allies this year. This more than triples the party's contributions since Sierra Club's last report update in May. "Once again, Republican legislators have sided with polluters and

_____ (2021-09-22). NY Times Advises China On Covid-19: Abandon Success, Try Failure. popularresistance.org The recent outbreak of the Delta variant in China "shows that its strategy no longer fits. It is time for China to change tack." | So declared a lead essay atop the New York Times Opinion/Editorial section on Sept. 7 by Yanzhong Huang, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. | The Delta outbreak that "changed the game" in Huang's words emerged after an outbreak at Nanjing international airport in July traced to a flight from Russia. Did this outbreak change anything in fact? | Let's do the numbers. | Let's do something that Huang did not; let's look at the numbers from July 1 until Sept. 7 the date o…

RobertAlvarez (2021-09-22). Big Pharma Corporate Lobby VS. Everyday Americans. ips-dc.org Armed with a "STOP PHARMA GREED" banner and a large, menacing image of a greedy industry executive, member leaders from People's Action rallied in front of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) Washington, D.C. headquarters Tuesday to protest drug companies' relentless pursuit of profits at the expense of everyday people. | The 12-foot cardboard PhRMA executive pulled strings to control activists portraying three Congressional "puppets" — Reps. Kathleen Rice (D-NY), Kurt Schrader (D-OR), and Scott Peters (D-CA). These three House members all recently threatened to tank a provision…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-22). Challenges of a Plurinational Integration for Abya Yala. libya360.wordpress.com Ollantay Itzamná Diversity For the continental integration of the peoples we need the bicentenary creole-mestizo states to accept the plurinational character of the different countries. This recognition implies the restoration/restitution of the territorial continuity of the original peoples dissected in and by different countries. The continent of Abya Yala (America) has undergone and continues to…

_____ (2021-09-22). In Central York, Kids Rose Up To Save Books From Their Parents. popularresistance.org The mess in the Central York School District, which includes several suburban townships just north of York, in a county where Donald Trump won 62% of the vote, started after some parents and teachers had hoped to bolster the curriculum around anti-racism in the wake of the George Floyd protest marches in spring 2020. The move backfired when some parents started complaining about the reading list proposed by a committee. "I don't want my daughter growing up feeling guilty because she's white," one parent, Matt Weyant, told a recent school board meeting. Then, panicked school board members imposed "a freeze" on stu…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-22). UN as war rostrum: Lithuanian president says, "Our duty is to make the (Russian) aggressor accountable" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Carthago delenda est. In the past such pronouncements were made in the Roman senate. Now they're issued at the United Nations. Lithuanian president on Russian aggression in Georgia in UNGA speech: 'our duty is to hold the aggressor accountable' Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda has condemned the Russian occupation of Georgian territories and the country's illegal …

Moderator (2021-09-22). Ex-Prisoners Recall U.S. Torture at 'Afghanistan's Abu Ghraib'. scheerpost.com Activists protest U.S. torture at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan and at Guantánamo Bay in front of the White House in Washington, D.C. on February 27, 2009. ( By Brett Wilkins / In a chilling reminder of the war crimes committed during the 20-year…

Chuck Collins (2021-09-22). The Simplest, Most Effective, and Popular Way to Fund the Jobs Bill. otherwords.org As lawmakers scramble to finalize a historic jobs and infrastructure package, huge fights are underway to figure out how to fund it. | The simplest, most effective, and most popular way is to tax the extremely wealthy, like the billionaires who've seen their collective wealth grow by $1.8 trillion during the pandemic. Unfortunately, lawmakers have missed several opportunities to do this. | For example, the House Ways and Means Committee has

Robert Davis (2021-09-22). An Investigation of Georgia's Prisons Offers a Step Toward Accountability. progressive.org Following a spate of deaths in Georgia's prisons, the Justice Department is leading an investigation that could improve prison conditions nationwide.

Stephen Sefton (2021-09-22). Sergio Ramirez on Nicaragua: Treason All Over Again… globalresearch.ca

Matt Sedlar (2021-09-22). Even During COVID-19 Recession, Temporary Assistance Does Little to Reduce Child Poverty. cepr.net The failure of TANF to address the needs of poor families shows that we need strong federal programs to help needy families.

Editor (2021-09-22). Indigenous People of Brazil fight for their future. mronline.org Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has given new license to the killing of Indigenous people in Brazil. Before he came to power in 2019, it wasn't clear what he wanted to build, but he knew exactly who and what he wanted to destroy: the Indigenous people and the Amazon rainforest, respectively.

Sam Macdonald (2021-09-22). Learning from Cambodia's COVID-19 Response. fpif.org From Europe to the Asia-Pacific, what looked like light at the end of the tunnel earlier this year has given way to rising infections and an uptick in mortality rates as the highly infectious Delta strain has taken hold. Countries that appeared to be controlling the virus are now scrambling to limit the spread as a new wave overwhelms already strained health care systems. | But one country appears to be bucking the global trend. The Kingdom of Cambodia is pushing back against the COVID-19 fourth wave and is seemingly on the brink of an economic turnaround to near pre-pandemic levels. Despite a per-capita GDP of o…

Staff (2021-09-22). Venezuelan Red Cross Denies Fake News About "Colossal Outbreak" (COVID-19). orinocotribune.com Recently, a message, attributed to Alberto Urquiola, director of the Venezuelan Red Cross, has been circulated on various social media such as WhatsApp and Twitter. The message states that there is a "colossal COVID-19 outbreak" in Venezuela and that the number of deaths in Caracas' Poliedro (sports complex) and in other care centers in the city is high. | This has been an attempt to spread the perception of chaos and of a health and social crisis in the country, providing numbers of COVID-19 related deaths and infections much above the official numbers on the pandemic at the national level. Such fake news only i…

_____ (2021-09-22). Climate Justice Must Be A Top Priority For Labor. popularresistance.org Today's existential crisis for humanity is the immediate need to shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy. All of us have to. Everywhere. For workers and for our communities there is no more pressing matter than this. | We need to begin a discussion among co-workers, creating demands and acting on them at the workplace and bargaining table. We need to show up at local union meetings, central labor councils, and town halls supporting demands that move us toward a fossil fuel-free future. | At the same time, we need to protect the incomes and benefits of workers affected by the transition off of fossil fuels and…

ecns.cn (2021-09-22). High hopes voiced for green future. ecns.cn He described China's plan to achieve carbon neutrality from its emissions peak in just 30 years as the shortest in the world, compared with 70 years for the EU and 45 years for the US.

Prof. Anatol Lieven (2021-09-22). Congress Wants to Put Even More Troops in Russia's Backyard. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-22). Nuland meets with Azerbaijani FM to "discuss regional and international security issues" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azerbaijan, US discuss regional and international security issues Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov within the framework of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly met with US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland…. **** The sides exchanged views on regional and international security issues. Nuland highly appreciated cooperation with Azerbaijan in …

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-22). NATO: UN's global partner and would-be supplanter. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATO Secretary General attends opening of UN General Assembly NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg joined world leaders at the opening of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Tuesday (21 September 2021). This year's General Assembly marks the sixth that Mr Stoltenberg has attended at the helm of the …

_____ (2021-09-22). I'm Fighting For Ethnic Studies So My History Won't Be Erased. popularresistance.org Last year, as a massive uprising against systemic racism swept across the world, activists fighting for Black liberation and racial justice put radical demands against institutional racism on the table, such as abolishing and defunding the police. Another key step toward challenging institutional racism is the push for ethnic studies and teaching about systemic racism in U.S. schools. I am part of that fight in California. | Last year, Pittsburg, California's school board passed an ethnic studies resolution and tasked an ethnic studies committee with implementing curricula for the school district. Pittsburg is a…

Anis Chowdhury (2021-09-22). Progressive taxation for our times. mronline.org As developing countries struggle to cope with the pandemic, they risk being set back further by restrictive fiscal policies. These were imposed by rich countries who no longer practice them if they ever did. Instead, the global South urgently needs bold policies to ensure adequate relief, recovery and reform.

ecns.cn (2021-09-22). Xi elaborates on guiding principles for international relations. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday elaborated on the guiding principles for international relations.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-22). Libya's eastern parliament votes to withdraw confidence from interim government. peoplesdispatch.org The vote is a blow to the UN-mediated peace talks between close to 75 political and tribal factions in the country, as well as the upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections that are scheduled for December 24…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-22). Grateful: Blinken says NATO allies U.S., Turkey work together on Afghanistan, Caucasus, Syria. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Turkey, US to work on Afghanistan, Caucasus Foreign Minister Mevlàºt àáavu≈üoƒülu and Secretary of State Antony Blinken met for a one-hour meeting in New York on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly meeting late Sept. 21. "We're so grateful to Turkey for its very strong partnership in Afghanistan and the work that we continue …

William Hartung (2021-09-22). How Corporations Won the War on Terror. counterpunch.org The political climate created by the Global War on Terror, or GWOT, as Bush administration officials quickly dubbed it, set the stage for humongous increases in the Pentagon budget. In the first year after the 9/11 attacks and the invasion of Afghanistan, defense spending rose by more than 10% and that was just the beginning. It would, in fact, increase annually for the next decade, which was unprecedented in American history. The Pentagon budget peaked in 2010 at the highest level since World War II — over $800 billion, substantially more than the country spent on its forces at the height of the Korean or…

Fight Back (2021-09-22). In split vote, Nabisco workers accept new contract offer, ending 39-day strike. fightbacknews.org Portland, OR – On September 18, more than 1000 members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers, and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM), who work for Nabisco across five states, voted in a split decision to accept a new contract offer from Nabisco and end their 39-day strike. The workers had been on strike in Portland, Oregon; Richmond Virginia; Chicago Illinois; Aurora, Colorado and Norcross, Georgia. | The union has not released full details on the new agreement, but one thing that they point to is that there are hourly wage increases each year of the four-year contract. A picture of the agreement…

Industrial Workers of the World (2021-09-22). Berkeley, CA: IWW Workers at Curbside Recycling Win Raise, Paid Time Off. itsgoingdown.org Report on win for Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) workers in Berkeley, California. For workers at the Curbside Recycling Program in Berkeley, California, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the need for better working conditions. The truck drivers, who have been required to work every day while many California residents sheltered at home, demanded and…

WSWS (2021-09-22). Volvo worker describes conditions at Volvo New River Valley Plant after UAW betrayed five-week strike. wsws.org Workers at the plant still have not received copies of the contract, and are discovering loopholes that are cheating them out of holiday pay.

scorinoco (2021-09-22). European Union: Servile to Their Masters. orinocotribune.com Statement by the Cuba Support Group Ireland after the European Parliament adopted new resolution against Cuba, following Washington's anti-Cuba policy. | The United States, frustrated at not having obtained results on July 11, in its plans to promote a popular anti-revolution movement in Cuba, when they prepared a strong propaganda machine through social networks with the aspiration of repeating their experience in Ukraine. | Faced with this defeat, they undertook the task of increasing their well-worn crusade of "lack of freedom" and "human rights violations" on the Island, with the employment of their lackeys i…

Brian Wakamo (2021-09-22). Taxpayers are Subsidizing Soaring CEO Pay at Pentagon Contractors. inequality.org

WSWS (2021-09-22). Chicago police refuse to give answers about killing of 28-year-old Turell Brown. wsws.org The Chicago Police Department has kept obstinately quiet since officers killed Brown on Chicago's South Side on Sunday, stating "that's for COPA to investigate."

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-22). Bangladeshi journalists to protest state intimidation. peoplesdispatch.org Journalists' unions in Bangladesh have condemned a recent demand by state agencies for the bank details of at least 11 senior journalists. They have called it an act of state intimidation. Journalists will stage a countrywide protest on Thursday, September 23. | The announcement of the protest was made by the representatives of the Jatiya Press Club, Dhaka Union of Journalists, Dhaka Reporters' Unity and Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists at Dhaka's press club on September 19. | The president and general secretary of Jatiya Press Club, Farida Yasmin and Elias Khan, president of the Dhaka Union of Journalists…

ecns.cn (2021-09-22). Xi calls for practicing true multilateralism. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday called for improving global governance and practicing true multilateralism.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-22). Latest triumphalist tirade from NATO partner Azerbaijan. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The beginning of the Patriotic War went down in history as the road to the Great Victory "…Today, the Azerbaijani Army is dealing crushing blows to the enemy on Azerbaijani soil….What does an Armenian soldier do in our land?! What is the Armenian army doing in our land?!…" These thoughts are from the historical address …

_____ (2021-09-22). Latin American And Caribbean Leaders Approve Historic Agreement. popularresistance.org The VI Summit of the Heads of State of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) was held in Mexico City on Saturday, September 18 and concluded with the approval of a 44-point declaration. The historic summit saw the participation of 31 countries and the presence of several important leaders, such as Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro, Bolivian president Luis Arce, Peruvian president Pedro Castillo, Cuban president Miguel Díaz Canel, Uruguayan president Luis Lacalle Pou and others. | Despite the political differences among the participants, the joint declaration was approved unanimously and a…

Editor (2021-09-22). Call for a Fossil Fuel non-proliferation treaty. mronline.org The scientific consensus is clear that human activities are primarily responsible for global climate change, and that the climate crisis now represents the greatest threat to human civilization and nature.

WSWS (2021-09-22). Workers oppose Australia's anti-democratic electoral laws: "People don't hold the views of the three main parties, which all defend the capitalist framework" wsws.org A new Socialist Equality Party electoral member said: "Wherever you go it is almost the same. All over the world if the people don't demand their rights the governments don't give them. You have to fight for your rights."

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-09-22). Italian 'Justice' Rules Not to Extradite Former PDVSA Czar Rafael Ramírez. orinocotribune.com Regarding the case of the fugitive from the Venezuelan justice, Rafael Ramírez, a decision was made by the Italian courts, where the former official is residing. This was reported by the defendant's team of defense lawyers. | According to a statement released by the lawyer Roberto de Vita, on Monday the Rome Court of Appeals published the sentence that was issued on September 14. The court rejected the extradition request filed by the government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. | Ramírez also released the document through his Twitter account, and stated that it is a final decision that cannot be appealed.

Stephen Lendman (2021-09-22). Indisputable Science. Diabolical Crimes against Humanity: "I Refuse to be Silent": Stephen Lendman. globalresearch.ca

Anish R M (2021-09-22). Death toll in infamous New York prison reaches 11 this year as crisis spirals. peoplesdispatch.org The death of Isa Abdul Karim, at the Rikers Island prison complex in New York City, is the latest in the recent spate of deaths in a jail infamous for neglect and abuse of inmates…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-22). Stockholm: U.S. Marines lead war games targeting Russia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. and Swedish Marines Conduct Maritime Exercise in Stockholm Archipelago The third iteration of Exercise Archipelago Endeavor, a bilateral, infantry and maneuver-centric exercise, continues Sept. 20 on Naval Base Berga in Sweden providing the venue to work side-by-side with partners enhancing the ability to work together in real-world operations. The exercise focuses on the exchange …

Fight Back (2021-09-22). Dallas protest stands in solidarity with Palestinian political prisoners. fightbacknews.org Dallas, TX – On September 19, about 50 people gathered in Belo Garden Park in Downtown Dallas to support six Palestinian political prisoners who recently escaped from Israeli detention, and to call for the freedom of all Palestinian political prisoners. The rally was organized by Palestinian Youth Movement, American Muslims for Justice in Palestine, and Students for Justice in Palestine. Chants included "Intifada! Intifada! Long live the Intifada!" "We don't want two states! We want '48!" and "From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free." | Speeches followed the chants. Jhad Villena of Malaya Move…

New Atlas (2021-09-22). Myanmar: US-backed NUG Opposition Declares War on Own Country. newatlas.report September 22, 2021 (The New Atlas) — Myanmar's US-backed opposition "National Unity Government" (NUG), after months of its so-called "People's Defense Forces" carrying out nationwide terrorism, has "declared war" on its own nation. The move puts Myanmar one step further down the path toward a Libya-style US intervention and inevitably the destabilization and destruction of …

William Gomes (2021-09-22). A New Model of Refugee Housing is Needed for Better Integration. counterpunch.org As York, England prepares to welcome Afghan refugees, housing becomes an increasingly critical issue. It is not that York lacks rental housing, but rather that it lacks affordable housing, a particular problem for people who in many cases left their country with nothing. The aim of the article is to offer an alternative solution and

James ONeill (2021-09-22). Morrison's Dangerous Fantasies Represent a Danger to Australia's Future. asia-pacificresearch.com

Brian Shilhavy (2021-09-22). Thousands of Fetal Deaths and Injuries Now Reported Following COVID-19 Injections of Pregnant Women. globalresearch.ca

Children's Health Defense (2021-09-22). 80 Groups, 57 Doctors, 19 Scientists Join CHD in Urging Pennsylvania to Reject 'Smart Meters' Mandate. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-22). Georgia thanks Turkey for backing NATO membership, "liberation of occupied territories" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Georgian PM to Turkish president: Georgia's top objective is to support regional peace Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have met in New York, on the sidelines of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly…. **** Garibashvili thanked Erdogan for his 'special support' for Georgia's territorial integrity and sovereignty, …

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-22). Erdogan, Putin to meet in Russia. Ankara tells Moscow to toe the line on Syria. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Erdogan, Putin expected to meet on Sept 29 in Sochi Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin are expected to meet in Sochi on Sept. 29 to discuss the recent regional developments and bilateral relations. **** Sources suggest that the main agenda of the two presidents will be Syria, where four Turkish …

TASS (2021-09-22). Taliban asks to speak at General Assembly. tass.com The representatives of the Taliban also offered Muhammad Sohail Shahin's candidacy for approval as Afghanistan's permanent representative to the organization…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-22). Greater Idlib: New Wave Of Russian Airstrikes Killed Or Wounded Several HTS Militants (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 22, warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces carried out at least nine airstrikes on the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib. | The Russian airstrikes targeted positions of al-Qaeda-affiliated Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) in the outskirts of the town of Kansafra in the southern countryside of Idlib. The terrorist group is the de-facto ruler of the region. | According…

Kyle Lewis (2021-09-22). We Need a Shorter Workweek to Free Us From the Tyranny of Work. zcomm.org Being able to relax, spend time with loved ones, have freedom from a boss, and do whatever the hell we want are essential parts of what it means to be human. Workers need more time off…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-22). Pentagon completes NATO exercise held in Turkey for first time. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com US Army's Dynamic Front 21 Phase 2 wraps up in Turkey Dynamic Front 21 came to close Sept. 20, as the last of the Soldiers from the Illinois Army National Guard began packing their gear and getting ready for the trip back to the U.S. from the Polatli Training Area in Turkey, that served as …

sputniknews (2021-09-22). Axis of Resistance Killed US, Israeli Commanders in Revenge for Soleimani's Assassination – Report. sputniknews.com General Soleimani, the former commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force, along with al-Muhandis, the deputy commander of Iraq's Hashd al-Shaabi, was killed in a US targeted drone strike at Baghdad International Airport in January 2020.

August Graham (2021-09-22). World Wildlife Fund Calls Out British Banks, Funding Deforestation. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-09-22). Australian anti-vaccine, extreme right demonstrators target construction industry. wsws.org The construction union is responsible for creating the political climate within which the extreme right is attempting to gain traction among a layer of building workers.

National Organization of Women (2021-09-22). Wednesday 9/22: Women's Contributions to U.S. Infrastructure: An Essential Feminist Issue w/ NOW. indybay.org Online event…

José Steinsleger (2021-09-22). Argentina: Pandemia+ajuste = anomia social. globalizacion.ca El ilustre politólogo Perogrullo sostiene que cuando la salud se siente hostigada por un virus mortal, la estabilidad laboral tambalea, la desocupación crece exponencialmente, la inflación se descontrola, el dinero escasea y la pobreza o el hambre castigan a la…

imperial.ac.uk (2021-09-22). Podcast: Climate justice, climate change anxiety, and quantum computing. imperial.ac.uk In this edition: We tackle climate change injustice and anxiety, and hear about a new way to build quantum computers.

teleSUR, JGN (2021-09-22). Ministro de Salud de Brasil se contagia de la Covid-19 en EE.UU. telesurtv.net Queiroga, quien ya fue vacunado contra el coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, permanecerá en cuarentena durante 14 días en Nueva York.

Center for Biological Diversity (2021-09-22). Santa Barbara County Staff Recommends Approval of ExxonMobil's Plan to Restart Offshore Platforms, Truck Oil. indybay.org Planning Staff Reverses Opposition to Using Hazardous Highway 166…

Party for Socialism & Liberation (2021-09-22). Friday 9/24: Virtual Forum: Is it Time to Abolish the Supreme Court? indybay.org Virtual event…

Women's March Santa Rosa & partners (2021-09-22). Saturday 10/2: Women's March Santa Rosa: Rally for Reproductive Justice & Rights! indybay.org Old Courthouse Square, between 4th Street & 3rd Street & Santa Rosa Ave., Downtown Santa Rosa | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

Peter Boyle (2021-09-22). Serious concerns over Western Harbour Tunnel logged at parliamentary inquiry. greenleft.org.au Green Left speaks to Gabi Brown, who gave evidence behalf of Rozelle Against WestConnex to a New South Wales parliamentary inquiry into the controversial Western Harbour Tunnel and Beaches Links projects.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-22). Science Saturday: A new understanding of the inner workings of CAR-T cell therapy. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic researchers have biomanufactured chimeric antigen receptor-T cell therapy (CAR-T cell therapy) in a new way to track the cells' cancer-fighting journey and predict toxic side effects. This Mayo Clinic breakthrough, published in Cancer Immunology Research, also could unravel the mystery of how to unleash CAR-T cell therapy to destroy solid tumors. "This new technology allows us to image CAR-T cells after they are given to patients and study their fate," says Saad Kenderian, M.B., Ch.B., a Mayo…

Isaac Bigio (2021-09-22). Perú — El viaje de Pedro Castillo. globalizacion.ca Buenas relaciones con Biden y Almagro | La política exterior peruana no ha sido parte de ninguno de los tres debates en el balotaje y tampoco durante la crisis que condujo a la salida del ex canciller Héctor Béjar. Ahora que…

Arnold August (2021-09-22). CELAC: Un paso decisivo hacia la inevitable sustitución de la OEA. globalizacion.ca En el marco de la VI Cumbre de la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (CELAC) acogida por México el 18 de septiembre de 2021, se reunieron en la capital mexicana 31 Estados para debatir sobre un eventual reemplazo de…

_____ (2021-09-22). Gidimt'en Land Defenders Mobilize To Protect Archeological Site. popularresistance.org Gidimt'en land defenders are presently mobilizing on their unceded territory within the province of British Columbia in Canada to protect an archaeological site from the Coastal GasLink fracked gas pipeline. | Earlier this month, The Tyee reported that the area at risk is a ridge near Lamprey Creek. | Downstream the creek flows into the Morice River (Wedzin Kwa to the Wet'suwet'en) at a traditional village site called Ts'elkay Kwe Ceek. And upstream are sites at McBride and Collins lakes that contain house pits, also evidence of past occupation. | The article highlights: "To the Wet'suwet'en, this site holds clue…

National Domestic Workers Alliance, more (2021-09-22). Thursday 9/23: Time to Deliver: Home Care Can't Wait Rally to Demand Union Jobs in Washington D.C. indybay.org Action and livestream of labor rally in D.C.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-22). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Listener mailbag — COVID-19 questions answered. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Each week, the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast shares the latest information on COVID-19. On today's episode, Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group, answers listeners' coronavirus questions. Dr. Poland discusses the mu variant, understanding breakthrough infections and the importance of flu vaccinations this fall. "The symptoms of COVID-19 and the symptoms of influenza overlap so much that it can be hard to distinguish one from another," says Dr. Poland. What…

Local Volunteers (2021-09-22). Saturday 10/2: El Cerrito: Women's March for Rights to Health Care & Choice. indybay.org Outside of El Cerrito Plaza, 2000-8000 El Cerrito Plaza, El Cerrito, CA 94530 | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

John Solomon (2021-09-22). Sidelined? Hundreds of Navy SEALS Told They Won't be Deployed if They Refuse COVID Vaccine. globalresearch.ca

teleSUR, lvm, JDO (2021-09-22). Denuncian en Ecuador criminalización de líderes ambientales. telesurtv.net "Las empresas nos persiguen, el Estado nos hostiga", señalaron las organizaciones ecuatorianas.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-22). Mayo researchers link gut microbiome to rheumatoid arthritis prognosis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A significant indicator of whether a patient with rheumatoid arthritis will improve over the course of disease may lie in part in their gut, according to new research from Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine. The study, published in Genome Medicine, found that predicting a patient's future rheumatoid arthritis prognosis could be possible by zeroing in on the trillions of bacteria, viruses and fungi that inhabit their gastrointestinal tract, known as the…

Ted Kelly (2021-09-22). Free abortion on demand for ALL Genders! workers.org The writer (she/her) is a transgender lesbian in Philadelphia, Pa. The Texas abortion ban — which went into effect Sept. 1 with U.S. Supreme Court approval — was a declaration of war against everyone oppressed on the basis of their gender. But if we're going to fight this war . . . |

The Center Square (2021-09-22). New Hampshire House Speaker Files Bill to Block Vaccine Mandate. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-22). Kremlin still regrets strategic partner branding it aggressor, occupier, international pariah. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com And helping prepare it for NATO's Kosovo treatment. As Ankara plans to undo the results of the Crimean War. Kremlin regrets Erdogan's remarks on Crimea amid preparations for his visit to Russia Moscow regrets that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's statements on Crimea came amid preparations for his visit to Russia, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-22). Patients in Phoenix area now can benefit from Mayo Clinic's advanced care at home model of care. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org PHOENIX ‚Äï Mayo Clinic has expanded its innovative advanced care at home model of care, which provides comprehensive care to patients in the comfort of their own homes, to Mayo Clinic in Arizona. Beginning this week, many patients in the Phoenix and Scottsdale area who otherwise would need to be hospitalized will be able to receive in-person and virtual care through Mayo Clinic's advanced care at home platform. Under 24/7 direction of Mayo Clinic physicians, advanced care…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-22). Consumer Health: Back to school — and bullying. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org For many families, the start of school is a busy, exciting time of year. For some students, though, returning to school also means bullying, and the feelings of anxiety, sadness and loneliness bullying can cause. Up to 20% of students 12—18 experience bullying in the U.S. each year, according to StopBullying.gov, which is a resource managed by the Department of Health and Human Resources dedicated to providing information about bullying. Bullying is a form of…

Local Volunteers (2021-09-22). Saturday 10/2: Alameda: Women's March for Reproductive & Human Rights. indybay.org Washington Park (Upper Open Space by BB courts), 740 Central Ave., Alameda, CA 94501 | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

Dianne Mathiowetz (2021-09-22). Battle for the Atlanta forest not over! No cop city! workers.org Let me tell you the story about how a small group of wealthy and powerful corporate leaders, known as the Atlanta Police Foundation, grabbed city-owned, heavily forested park land for a massive police urban-warfare training center. Atlanta protest at Coca-Cola museum, Sept. 3. Much of the wheeling and dealing occurred . . . |

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-22). Consumer Health: What you can do to help prevent suicide. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World Suicide Prevention Day will be observed on Friday, Sept. 10, which makes this a good time to learn more about suicide and how you can help someone in danger of suicide. Suicide is a tragic reaction to stressful life situations. Most often, suicidal thoughts are the result of feeling helpless or unable to cope with what seems like an overwhelming life situation. Without hope for the future, suicide may seem like the only solution. There…

Paul Haeder (2021-09-22). So You Go Deaf at a Protest: *MIC/MICC* at the Helm. dissidentvoice.org *Military Industrial Complex, or Lawrence Wilkerson's, Military Industrial Congressional Complex* You get a story on the supposed Havana Syndrome, and then you also get the concept of mass psychogenic illness (you know, it's all in your head, buster, those heart palpitations, the sweats, the throbbing veins, after getting mRNA "vaccinated") explained, and, well, no huge …

Dr. Mike Yeadon (2021-09-22). Video: A Final Warning to Humanity from Former Pfizer Chief Scientist Michael Yeadon. globalresearch.ca

Andrew Moss (2021-09-22). A Setback for Immigrant Rights. zcomm.org And a Reminder of Our Hollowed-Out Democracy…

Local Volunteers (2021-09-22). Saturday 10/2: Danville: Women's March for Reproductive Rights. indybay.org Meet outside of Public Library at Danville Green, 400 front street, Danville, CA 94526 | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-22). Mayo Clinic patient, physician highlighted by Conquer Cancer Foundation. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Dr. Wendy Allen-Rhoades is an oncologist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, with expertise in a variety of pediatric and adolescent cancers. Her experience and research background helped her develop a promising treatment plan for Kenedi, a young patient from Wisconsin. Kenedi had a rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare type of cancer that can occur at any age, but most often affects children. Using support from a 2013 Conquer Cancer Young Investigator Award, Dr. Allen-Rhoades has been…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-22). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Endometrial ablation when pelvic pain or endometriosis are present. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've been diagnosed with endometriosis and have heavy menstrual bleeding. My health care provider said I should consider endometrial ablation. A friend told me it might be problematic because I'm only in my late 20s, and it could affect my ability to conceive a child down the road. What are the risks? Are other treatments available? ANSWER: Endometrial ablation can reduce heavy menstrual bleeding significantly. But you should consider the potential risks associated with…

Joachim Hagopian (2021-09-22). The Evils of Big Pharma Exposed. globalresearch.ca Originally published on Global Research in January 2015 | This article published six years ago, is of utmost relevance to the ongoing covid-19 crisis. What's wrong with America is what's wrong with Big Pharma. And what's wrong with Big …

Staff (2021-09-22). Cuban Diplomat on U.S. Blockade, Havana's Homegrown Vaccines & Biden's Hypocrisy on Human Rights. democracynow.org Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel has criticized the United States for intensifying its embargo at a time when Cuba is facing a surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths. "The Biden administration policy toward Cuba today has been the Trump administration policy toward Cuba," says Carlos Fernández de Cossío, director general for U.S. affairs in the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He says Cuba also rejects U.S. claims about "Havana syndrome," the name given to mysterious neurological symptoms some American diplomats and CIA officers say they have experienced in foreign postings, including in Cuba. "The U.S. government…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-22). Iraqi Warplanes Rain Hell On ISIS Hideouts In Southern Kirkuk (Videos). southfront.org File image. | On September 22, warplanes of the Iraqi Air Force (IQAF) carried out a series of airstrikes on ISIS hideouts in the al-Shai Valley in southern Kirkuk. | In a statement, the Iraqi Security Media Cell said that the airstrikes were carried out on the basis of information provided by the Federal Intelligence and Investigations Agency in the Ministry of the Interior. | ÿ®ÿߟџşäÿØŸäŸà | ÿߟÑÿ∂&…

Dr. Byram W. Bridle (2021-09-22). The COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate: Letter to President of the University of Guelph: Prof. of Virus Immunology. globalresearch.ca

Mouris Salloum George (2021-09-22). Con el diálogo entre naciones, México retoma su papel histórico. globalizacion.ca La nación mexicana está consolidando una postura material de política exterior que reivindica, defiende y sostiene las mejores tradiciones de la diplomacia y de la política exterior, es que el presidente Andrés Manuel López Obrador con un discurso cuidadoso que…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-22). COVID-19 variants mu, delta and what to know about mutations. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A new COVID-19 variant called B.1621 or mu by the World Health Organization is being monitored by scientists. While this variant is making news, it is not the dominant strain in the U.S. or elsewhere, says Dr. John O'Horo, a Mayo Clinic infectious diseases physician. "The delta variant is really the predominant strain everywhere at this point. And while it is important that scientists and public health officials keep an eye on this, we're still in…

sputniknews (2021-09-22). Number of People Injured in Russia's Perm University Shooting Climbs to 43, Health Ministry Says. sputniknews.com

Anonymous007 (2021-09-22). Military Situation In Yemen On September 22, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 226 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On September 21, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 10 airstrikes on the Sarwah district | On September 21, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted an airstrike on the Maheliyah district | On September 21, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 23 airstrikes on the Abdiyah district | On September 21, Saudi-led coa…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-22). Casualties Reported After Failed Turkish Attack In Northeastern Syria (Video). southfront.org Illustrative image. | On September 22, the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced that its fighters had repelled an attack by the Turkish military and its proxies in northeastern Syria. | The attack, which took place in the early morning hours, targeted the village of al-Dibs in the northern countryside of Raqqa. | "Armed factions loyal to Turkey and their tanks attacked at exactly 03: 45 am today, Wednesday, the village of al-Dibs and the M4 international highway … SDF forces repelled the attack, killing…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-22). Mayo Clinic Minute: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease brought on by tobacco. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) refers to a progressive group of lung diseases, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema, that make it hard to breathe. Millions of people around the globe die each year because of COPD, and nearly 16 million people in the U.S. have a form of the disease. The No. 1 cause of COPD in developed countries is tobacco smoking, according to Dr. John Costello, consultant pulmonologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London. Watch: …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-22). Mayo Clinic Community Accountable Care Organization delivers high-quality care, Medicare savings. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — The Mayo Clinic Community Accountable Care Organization (ACO) LLC earned a quality score of 97.81% while generating $32.3 million in cost savings for the Medicare program in 2020. That's according to recently released performance data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service (CMS). The Mayo Clinic Community ACO has participated for a year and a half in the Medicare Shared Savings Program offered by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation…

Emir Sader (2021-09-22). Jair Bolsonaro en la ONU: Un paria negativista que no nos representa. globalizacion.ca Fue a la ONU a reafirmar que hizo de Brasil un país paria en el mundo y que él, oscurantista, niega la ciencia, las vacunas y las organizaciones de salud pública. Mostró con orgullo que no había sido vacunado. Fue…

Local Volunteers (2021-09-22). Saturday 10/2: Martinez: Women's March for Women's Rights & Freedom. indybay.org Susana Park, between Susana Street, Estudillo Street, and Henrietta Street in Martinez, CA 94553 | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

John Feffer (2021-09-22). Working for a Real Mad Man. fpif.org When he was trying to win the Vietnam War, Richard Nixon famously told his chief of staff that he wanted Communist leaders—in the Soviet Union, in North Vietnam—to think that the U.S. president was a mad man, that he was capable of doing pretty much anything up to and including the use of nuclear weapons. Fear of an unpredictable, erratic leader would bring the Communists to the negotiating table and render them more conciliatory. | Nixon's was, of course, a calculated craziness. "When the wind is southerly," Tricky Dick certainly could distinguish "a hawk from a handsaw," as Hamlet famously put it.

Mirko C. Trudeau (2021-09-22). Estados Unidos repatria migrantes haitianos, varados en la frontera con México. globalizacion.ca Las autoridades estadounidenses, tras cerrar parte de su frontera en Del Río ante la oleada de ciudadanos de Haití que procedentes de México habían instalado un campamento, repatrió en tres vuelos a más de 300 migrantes a Puerto Príncipe. | Se…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-22). Mayo Clinic Q and A: COVID-19 vaccine boosters and third doses. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Both of my parents have been vaccinated for COVID-19. The doctor told my mom she is eligible for a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, but my dad is not eligible for a booster now. Can you explain who needs an additional vaccine now, and the differences between a booster and third dose. ANSWER: It's good to know that your parents are among the millions of people who have been vaccinated for COVID-19. A…

Posted by Lynda Carson (2021-09-22). Short film released on SAVE 1921 WALNUT. indybay.org Earlier today, the activists involved in trying to Save 1921 Walnut Street, in Berkeley, sent out a link to a short film about the effort to SAVE 1921 WALNUT, and may be found on a link on YouTube further below…. Posted by Lynda Carson.

Anonymous007 (2021-09-22). Saudi-led Coalition Strikes Kill Civilians As The Houthis Celebrate 7 Years Of Ousting Government. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | At least 5 civilians were killed in Saudi-led coalition shelling, airstrikes and fire on September 21st. | Yemen's al-Masirah TV network reported that a couple lost their lives when Saudi-backed fighters opened fire on them in an area of the Salh district of the southwestern Ta'izz province late on September 21st. | A civilian was also killed in Raqou area of the Monabbih district in northwestern province of Sa'ada, when Saudi border guards fired indiscriminate shots. | Ear…

sputniknews (2021-09-22). Chinese Covid Vaccines Reach 100 Nations, But WHO Warns Africa Still Short 470 Million Shots in 2021. sputniknews.com Unique among industrial nations, China has vaccinated more than 1 billion of its citizens against COVID-19 while exporting even more shots. While its vaccines are not as technically advanced as those made by Western pharmaceutical firms, they have been many nations' only source of protection from the pandemic.

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2021-09-22). Preserve Human Dignity — Even in the Face of Terrible and Seemingly Hopeless Conditions! globalresearch.ca Incisive article by Dr. Rudolph Haensel first published in April 2020 in the immediate wake of the March 11, 2020 lockdown. Autonomy is the state and attitude to life of self-determination, independence (sovereignty) and self-administration. Philosophically, it is the …

Sun Lung (2021-09-22). Another US attempt to discredit China. indybay.org In July 2021 the Biden's administration once again criticized the Chinese leadership. This time China was charged with organizing illegal activities in cyberspace which, for its part, creates a serious threat to the US national security.

Nadya Tannous (2021-09-22). Restricting US Military Aid to Israel in the Age of Normalization. zcomm.org The tide is clearly shifting in the US…

Jacqueline Kriz (2021-09-22). Family and domestic violence survivors are 'being failed'. greenleft.org.au Jacqueline Kriz reports on a forum discussing the limits of the justice system in delivering justice to victims/survivors of domestic and family violence.

Mohammad Ersan (2021-09-22). Jordan and Syria put politics aside and begin rebuilding diplomatic links. middleeasteye.net Jordan and Syria put politics aside and begin rebuilding diplomatic links | Economic considerations and Assad's continued hold on power have led Amman to change its tune with its neighbour | Wed, 09/22/2021 – 12: 07 | From left, Jordan's Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Hala Zawati, Egypt's Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek el-Molla, Lebanon's Energy Minister Raymond Ghaj…

Center for Biological Diversity (2021-09-22). Report: California in Urgent Need of Wildlife Connectivity to Protect Animals, People. indybay.org 'California Connections' Calls on State Legislature to Prioritize Crossings…

Local Volunteers (2021-09-22). Saturday 10/2: Orinda: Women's March for Reproductive Rights. indybay.org Meet at Downtown Orinda Theatre, 2 theatre square, Orinda, CA 94563, then we'll | march to City Hall and back | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

Labor Video Project (2021-09-22). Zero Covid NOW & Stop Privatization! Rally At CA Community College Bd Of Governors In Sac. indybay.org The first rally for Zero Covid in the United States took place at the California Community College Board meeting on September 20, 2021. The speakers also demanded an end to privatization and destruction of the community college system by the Lumina foundation which has been supported by the Chancellor Oakley and governor Newsom and the Democratic Party which has a super majority control of the California legislature.

Anonymous007 (2021-09-22). Kalashnikov Developing Brand-New Neural Network-Controlled Assault Rifle. southfront.org Illustrative image. Click to see full-size image | Russia is developing a new assault rifle that will use a neural network AI, Sergei Urzhumtsev, chief designer of the Kalashnikov Concern JSC, said."We have already created individual elements of the system. We have demonstrated them for the first time, including to the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, as part of a closed display at the Army-2021 international military-technical forum, which was recently held in Kubinka," he said. | These are systems wi…

teleSUR, drl, JCM (2021-09-22). Denuncian que hay más de 20 lideresas colombianas amenazadas. telesurtv.net La denuncia la hizo una plataforma de defensa de mujeres, la cual da cuenta del clima de violencia imperante en Colombia.

teleSUR, jaa, JDO (2021-09-22). Cuba señala incapacidad moral de EE.UU. para pedir paz mundial. telesurtv.net El Canciller cubano aseveró que la Casa Blanca yerra al dividir el mundo entre los que se someten a ellos y los que no.

Staff (2021-09-22). Maduro and Díaz-Canel in Mexico. orinocotribune.com By John Ackerman — Sep 20, 2021 | The successful meeting of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) which took place on Saturday, September 18, implied a definitive step towards a true Latin American integration, fully autonomous and independent from Washington. The active participation of the presidents of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, and of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, was particularly symbolic, since both leaders have been constantly slandered and threatened by both the United States government and the Organization of American States (OAS), headed by unpresentable coup facilitator, Luis Alm…

Pasqualina Curcio (2021-09-22). El virus del hambre: Marca y sello capitalista. globalizacion.ca Durante los 10 minutos que aproximadamente le tomará leer este artículo, habrán muerto de hambre 110 personas en el mundo, lo que equivale a 15.840 seres humanos diariamente, o casi 6 millones al año según estimaciones de OXFAM. Imagine ir…

Anand Naidoo (2021-09-22). The Heat: First day of the UN General Assembly. america.cgtn.com World leaders at the United Nations talk about the pandemic and international cooperation. We'll take a look to see if their words are matching their actions.

WILPF Peninsula (2021-09-22). Friday 9/24: Event honoring Torii Peace Gate at Silicon Valley Sculpture 2021. indybay.org Menlo College | 1000 El Camino Real | Atherton, CA 94027…

Raúl Zibechi (2021-09-22). Estados Unidos ya siente miedo ante China. globalizacion.ca El editor en jefe del Global Times, diario oficialista chino, Hu Xijin, escribe: "Solo podemos hablar con Estados Unidos con fuerza y acciones. (…) Mi conclusión es que la fuerte fuerza militar, especialmente la nuclear estratégica, ha hecho que Estados…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-22). A regenerative refresh to cosmetic procedures. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic has launched a regenerative cosmetic service for patients aimed at resetting the body's clock to a time of more youthful function and appearance. The Multidisciplinary Cosmetic Center at Mayo Clinic in Arizona pairs general and facial plastic surgery with dermatologists, gynecologists, vascular surgery, urologists and aestheticists to deliver services grounded in scientific evidence and the latest regenerative technologies. "The emotional and psychosocial benefits of cosmetic surgery are well-researched and clearly documented. It can…

teleSUR, yart, JCM (2021-09-22). Países latinoamericanos protestan por venta de arte precolombina. telesurtv.net Una subasta similar tuvo lugar en Francia en 2019, por eso los diplomáticos llaman al cese de la venta.

John C. A. Manley (2021-09-22). Canada's Elections: People's Party of Canada (PPC) Took a Firm Stance on the "Covid Mandate" and Vaccine Passport. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts (2021-09-22). More Evidence that They Know the COVID Vaccine Is Killing and Maiming People and Yet They Continue Their Death Program. globalresearch.ca

sputniknews (2021-09-22). IRGC Chief: Iran No Longer Sees US as Threat – Report. sputniknews.com Iran has "built power" to confront the United States, Iranian Military Officer Hossein Salami said on Tuesday, in reference to the recent chaotic withdrawal of American forces from Afghanistan, Iranian media reported.

Monica Moorehead (2021-09-22). Women gymnasts expose FBI complicity in abuse scandal. workers.org The nightmare that began with U.S. women gymnasts, both prominent and unknown, being sexually molested as young girls by USA Gymnastics former national team doctor, Larry Nassar, did not end with his 60-year prison sentence in 2018. The horror was once again conjured up in the most excruciatingly painful manner . . . |

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-22). Consumer Health: Treating sepsis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Sepsis Awareness Month, and World Sepsis Day will be observed on Monday, Sept. 13, which makes this a good time to learn more about the treatment of this potentially life-threatening condition. Nearly 270,000 people in the U.S. die each year as a result of sepsis, and one-third of people who die in a hospital have sepsis, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sepsis occurs when the body's response to an…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-22). Consumer Health: 5 types of thyroid cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month, which make this a good time to learn about the five types of thyroid cancer. More than 44,000 new cases of thyroid cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. this year, and more than 2,000 people will die of the disease, according to the American Cancer Society. Thyroid cancer occurs in the cells of the thyroid, a butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of your neck. Your thyroid produces…

Marjorie Cohn (2021-09-22). Samuel Moyn's Unprincipled Attack on Human Rights Giant Michael Ratner Is Shameful. zcomm.org To suggest, as Moyn cynically does, that Michael Ratner has prolonged wars by enforcing the rights of the most vulnerable, is sheer nonsense…

Renfrey Clarke (2021-09-22). Why housing prices are through the roof. greenleft.org.au The big shift in wealth from non-owners of residential property to owners continues. Renfrey Clarke argues the federal government's efforts to inflate its way out of the COVID-19 economic slump have made upward pressures on housing prices extreme.

Dean Baker (2021-09-22). Biden Can Transfer mRNA Technology and Leave the Legal Burdens with Moderna and Pfizer. cepr.net The Biden administration could find ways around the legal weapons that Moderna and Pfizer might use to block the transfer of the technology they use to produce mRNA vaccines.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-22). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Treating birth defects before a baby is born. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Birth defects affect 1 in every 33 babies born in the U.S. each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Before a baby is born, early intervention using fetal surgery can treat life-threatening birth defects and improve outcomes in some cases. Fetal surgeons at Mayo Clinic Children's Center treat many conditions, including: Spina bifida (myelomeningocele).Twin anemia-polycythemia sequence (TAPS).Twin reversed arterial perfusion (TRAP) sequence.Twin-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS).Lower urinary tract obstruction (LUTO). On the Mayo Clinic Q&A…

Rodney Atkinson (2021-09-22). Covid Cases Fall in the Least Vaccinated Countries. globalresearch.ca

imperial.ac.uk (2021-09-22). We need bolder action on air pollution following new WHO guidelines, say experts. imperial.ac.uk New air quality guidelines released by the WHO show there are harms to human health even at the lowest observable levels of exposure.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-22). Sharing Mayo Clinic: Heart health for myself and my family. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Sandra Driggers is a nurse at Mayo Clinic in Florida who works in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine. This is her heart health story. ______________________________ I struggled with my weight for most of my life. I never really gave a lot of thought to being healthy (or unhealthy), or about how my weight and lifestyle played a role in my future health.But a little over 16 years ago, I had a heart attack. Back then,…

teleSUR, jaa, JDO (2021-09-22). Siria continúa implementación de acuerdo de reconciliación. telesurtv.net Gobierno sirio amplía el control de la provincia de Daraa. Grupos armados ilegales deponen sus armas en la ciudad de Tel Shehab.

Global Research News (2021-09-22). Selected Articles: The Claim that COVID Jabs Are Safe and Effective Has Fallen Apart. globalresearch.ca By The cohesiveness of society is beginning to tatter into shreds as …

Sharon Zhang (2021-09-22). Biden Admin Shuns IPCC Report in Argument to Expand Offshore Drilling. zcomm.org Climate advocates say that Biden has thus far been all talk on climate, without the policy proposals or pressure on Congress to show for it…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-22). US-led Coalition Denies Responsibility For Recent Drone Strike On Syria's Greater Idlib. southfront.org Photo: U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Brian Ferguson. | On September 22, the US-led coalition denied responsibility for the recent The drone strike targeted a car near the town of Binnish in eastern Idlib. At least one man was killed as a result of the strike. | "The Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve did not con…

Editor2 (2021-09-22). Guinea: Bauxite, Coups and AFRICOM. orinocotribune.com By Rosa Moro — Sep 18, 2021 | In the last 13 years, all the military coup leaders in Africa have been trained and instructed by AFRICOM. And this has very little to do with constitutional order or democracy. | The Republic of Guinea, French Guinea, or Guinea Conakry (to distinguish it from Guinea Bissau, a former Portuguese colony, and Equatorial Guinea, a former Spanish colony) is proud to be the first sub-Saharan African country to gain independence from France, in 1958. The father of the nation, Ahmed Sékou Touré, organized a referendum in response to General de Gaulle's proposal to integrate all his colo…

Susyn Almond, et al (2021-09-22). Saturday 10/2: Women's March Mountain View. indybay.org Short march starts at intersection of Castro St. and El Camino Real in Mountain View, CA at noon. For those who prefer not to march, meet us at rally point 500 Castro St. in front of City Hall at 12: 30pm…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-22). Mayo Clinic to offer COVID-19 vaccination walk-in clinics in Rochester. 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…

_____ (2021-09-22). 'We Are Trying to Save It,' Progressives Say as Right-Wing Dems Sabotage Biden's Agenda. commondreams.org

àÅlvaro Verzi Rangel (2021-09-22). Trump y Biden, una misma política contra los migrantes, sobre todo si son negros. globalizacion.ca Nada ha cambiado, sólo los nombres. Excusándose en un mandato de emergencia emitido en marzo de 2020 por su antecesor, el ultraconservador Donald Trump , y a contrapelo de sus promesas electorales, el presidente demócrata Joe Biden ordenó la deportación…

OtherWords (2021-09-22). A Chill Wind: Texas Unleashes Bounty Hunters on Women. juancole.com ( Otherwords.org) — For now, the Supreme Court has allowed Texas to sic bounty hunters on women seeking constitutionally protected abortions. By Martha Burk | September 8, 2021 Back in the 19th century, Texas was awash in vigilante groups. In those dark years, various self-appointed "law enforcers" modeled after the Texas Rangers embarked on a …

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-22). Zelensky on Iron Dome missile system in Ukraine: You heard these signals and messages from the U.S. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Zelensky: Too early to talk about US supplies to Ukraine of Iron Dome missile defense systems Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said that it is currently too early to talk about the possibility of US supplies to Ukraine of the Iron Dome anti-missile and air defense systems. "I think that we have heard in the …

David Giesen (2021-09-22). Wednesday 9/22: Bernal Litterai [sic]. indybay.org Bernal Branch library | 500 Cortland Avenue | (gather in the outdoor amphitheater on the Moultrie side of the building)…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-22). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: What happens after a prostate cancer diagnosis? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org After skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer in men. One in 8 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime, according to the National Cancer Institute. While some types of prostate cancer grow slowly, and may need minimal or even no treatment, other types are aggressive and can spread quickly. So if you've been diagnosed with prostate cancer. Now what? "It's very important to know the extent or…

Heidi Jones (2021-09-22). Buffalo Mayor Race Rollercoaster Resolves in India Walton's Favor. zcomm.org Buffalo's elite are coalescing around Brown, a Black man, because they are afraid of Walton's people-first platform…

scorinoco (2021-09-22). Paulo Freire's Centennial: Political Pedagogy for Revolutionary Organizations. orinocotribune.com By Derek Ford — Sep 17, 2021 | All revolutionary processes are educational. From organizing meetings and study groups to writing protest speeches and propaganda before the revolutionary moment to creating new revolutionary educational and cultural institutions and training teachers and specialists after the seizure of power, revolution is educational through and through. Yet exactly what kind of educational operations does revolution entail, and how can we understand and practice them? | It is precisely these questions that Paulo Freire addressed in his classic work, Pedagogy of the Oppressed. | One hundred…

Suzanne James (2021-09-22). NSW Greens MP challenges 'in good faith' discrimination. greenleft.org.au Greens MP for Newtown Jenny Leong spoke to Suzanne James about how bullying and toxic politics have been used to suppress democratic outcomes in the ongoing religious freedom bill debate in New South Wales.

Staff (2021-09-22). US 'hegemony' has 'failed miserably' and sanctions amount to 'crime against humanity,' Iran's president says in fiery UN address. rt.com Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi condemned US "hegemony" in the Middle East, saying efforts to dominate the region had been a disastrous failure, and blasting its "criminal" sanctions on medical supplies during a speech to the UN. | In a pre-recorded speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, Raisi outlined major grievances with Washington while laying out a vision for his own country's foreign policy, arguing that the world had rejected the US' failed "hegemonic system." To underscore the point, he cited two major events this year that he said symbolized that failure. | "This year, two scenes ma…

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2021-09-22). What Biden's Vaccine Mandate Means for You. globalresearch.ca

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