2021-09-24: News Headlines

David Rosen (2021-09-24). Corporate Cartels are Back. counterpunch.org A century-plus ago, the U.S. economy was dominated by what were then known as "cartels," "trusts" or "monopolies." According to one source, between 1897 and 1904 over 4,000 companies were consolidated down into 257 corporate firms. Among them were Standard Oil (40 refineries), AT&T (22 units), U.S. Steel (nine steel companies) and J. P. Morgan's

WSWS (2021-09-24). Alberta's overwhelmed hospitals on verge of leaving patients to die as Canada's fourth pandemic wave accelerates. wsws.org There were 1,040 COVID-19 patients in Alberta's hospitals Wednesday, the highest at any time since the pandemic began.

Ralph Nader (2021-09-24). Teach Youngsters about Corporatism's Harms. dissidentvoice.org If you think elementary, middle, and high school students know too little history, geography, and government, try asking them about the corporations that command so many hours of their day, their attention, what they consume, and their personal horizons. Howard Zinn published A Young People's History of the United States (2009), to go with his best-selling pioneering …

Sonali Kolhatkar (2021-09-24). Yes, AOC's Dress Was Performative Politics, But She Got Her Point Across. counterpunch.org New York's Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's recent Met Gala dress caused a stir for sporting the bold message "Tax the Rich." The progressive lawmaker, who is known for being media-savvy, donned a simple white gown with the blood-red wording emblazoned across the back, designed by a Brooklyn-based brand called Brother Vellies. Attending the gala on a free

WSWS (2021-09-24). Biden administration sends migrants in chains back to Haiti, prepares Guantanamo camp. wsws.org The US government is violating international law in its forcible deportation of migrants without so much as a hearing.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-24). Aliyev: Azerbaijan planned "frozen conflict" war well in advance. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Interview of President Ilham Aliyev to the authoritative Russian magazine "National Defense" Although in a state of frozen conflict, the plan to conduct combat operations for all aspects of life in a war-torn country, of course, has long been developed. Of course, taking into account the new realities, new opportunities of Azerbaijan, including technological opportunities, …

WSWS (2021-09-24). Mass shooting at Tennessee Kroger grocery store leaves at least 14 injured and two dead, including suspected shooter. wsws.org Unconfirmed reports indicate that a recently terminated employee returned to his former workplace and shot multiple workers and customers before shooting himself.

John V. Walsh (2021-09-24). NY Times Advises China on Covid-19: Abandon Success, Try Failure. counterpunch.org Shielding the Western elite from justified rage 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

Philip Giraldi (2021-09-24). Putin the Poisoner? More Doubts over Attempts to Delegitimize Russia's Leader. globalresearch.ca

John Horning (2021-09-24). Trophy Hunters Have Yellowstone's Wolves in Their Crosshairs. counterpunch.org As September reached its halfway point, trophy hunters were let loose across Montana—including on the edges of Yellowstone National Park—to hunt for some of the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem's most iconic and ecologically charismatic species: wolves. Restraints that had formerly limited the kill to one wolf in this hunting zone, to reduce the likelihood of harming Yellowstone's wolves and ecosystems, had

WSWS (2021-09-24). Democrats' pretense of police reform through Congress collapses. wsws.org Senator Cory Booker and Representative Karen Bass announced the abandonment of efforts to push through the George Floyd Act, in the face of predictable Republican opposition and White House indifference.

WSWS (2021-09-24). K-12 schools caused more than half of all COVID-19 outbreaks in Michigan last week. wsws.org K-12 schools in Michigan have been open for less than a month, and they have quickly become not just the number one source of COVID-19 outbreaks in the state, but the source of the absolute majority of new outbreaks.

Eve Ottenberg (2021-09-24). More Bad News About the U.S. and China. counterpunch.org Things just go from bad to worse. In mid-September, we learned from Bob Woodward's new book that Joint Chiefs Chairman General Mark Milley had to assure his Chinese counterpart, General Li Zuocheng last January that Trump was not a raving lunatic ready to nuke China, which Chinese leadership assumed from his erratic, aggressive behavior. This

Media Lens (2021-09-24). Gaslighting The Public: Serial Deceptions By The State-Corporate Media. dissidentvoice.org During last week's Tory Cabinet reshuffle, ITV political editor Robert Peston inadvertently summed up the primary function of political journalists: 'I simply pass on' His tweet was in reference to a ministerial source saying that Priti Patel was 'not looking happy'. She remained in her job as Home Secretary. Peston's phrase was a tragicomic echo …

Linda Gunter (2021-09-24). The Record-Breaking Failures of Nuclear Power. counterpunch.org The Tennessee Valley Authority could likely rightfully claim a place in the Guinness Book of World Records, but it's not an achievement for which the federally-owned electric utility corporation would welcome notoriety. After taking a whopping 42 years to build and finally bring on line its Watts Bar Unit 2 nuclear power reactor in Tennessee, TVA just broke its own record for longest nuclear plant construction time. However, this time, the company failed to deliver a completed nuclear plant.

Anonymous Contributor (2021-09-24). Forest Defenders Blockade Logging Roads in Mattole Headwaters. itsgoingdown.org Action report from Humboldt Earth First! on anti-logging action in the Humboldt area of so-called Northern California. Early Thursday morning, 20 forest defenders barricaded logging roads in the headwaters of the upper North Fork Mattole River in anticipation of Humboldt Redwood Company (HRC) logging operations. "Road building on steep, unstable slopes and logging of old-growth…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-24). Turkey, Ukraine preparing groundwork for NATO "humanitarian intervention" in Crimea. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ukrainian, Turkish ombudspersons discuss observance of citizens' rights Verkhovna Rada Commissioner for Human Rights Liudmyla Denisova and Turkey's Chief Ombudsman Seref Malkoc have discussed the observance of citizens' rights in the two states. **** "I expressed gratitude for the unchanging position of the President of Turkey regarding the illegal occupation of Crimea, assistance and pressure …

Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J. S. Davies (2021-09-24). U.S. Militarism's Toxic Impact on Climate Policy. counterpunch.org President Biden addressed the UN General on September 21 with a warning that the climate crisis is fast approaching a "point of no return," and a promise that the United States would rally the world to action. "We will lead not just with the example of our power but, God willing, with the power of

Conn Hallinan (2021-09-24). Looking Back: 50 Years of Foreign Policy. counterpunch.org For over 50 years I have been writing about foreign policy, mostly America's, but those of other nations as well. I think I have a pretty good grasp of countries like Turkey, China, India, Russia and the European Union. I regret that I am less than sure-footed in Africa and Latin America. During this time

Shane Quinn (2021-09-24). Five Crucial Reasons the US Began Its Decades-long Involvement in Afghanistan. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2021-09-24). Saudi coalition violated Hudaida truce 231 times Thursday. en.mehrnews.com Yemeni sources reported that the Saudi Arabia-led military coalition continues to violate the ceasefire in the Yemeni province of Al-Hudaida.

Murray Horton (2021-09-24). How the CIA Tried to Overthrow New Zealand's Progressive Labor Government by Stoking White Racial Rage Against the Indigenous MƒÅori Population. covertactionmagazine.com The effects of this poisonous coup attempt—cooked up at Langley more than 30 years ago—had lingering consequences which exacerbated income …

Paul Street (2021-09-24). Glenn Greenwald is Not Your Misunderstood Left Comrade. counterpunch.org I have, as expected, received numerous emails defending Glenn Greenwald against a recent Counterpunch essay in which I, among other things (all of which were ignored by the emailers), criticized his mocking presentation of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's instantly infamous "Tax the Rich" gown caper as an attempted act of "revolutionary socialism." Don't disparage Glenn Greenwald in

Jim Hightower (2021-09-24). Reconciling Profit and Morality. counterpunch.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

Dara Macdonald (2021-09-24). Regulating Obscenity Has Never Worked, Why Do We Think it Will Work Now? counterpunch.org Censorship is censorship no matter the intention behind it. While there's plenty of abhorrent material on the internet that no one wants to defend, creating laws — or worse — a bureaucracy to find and remove such content will likely lead to mission creep, ideological capture, or just plain inefficiency. This has been true of

Robert Koehler (2021-09-24). Women's Rights: Afghanistan and Beyond. counterpunch.org Suddenly there's major concern across the country — from the mainstream media to every last rock-ribbed Republican — for the rights of Afghan women and girls to be able to work, to go to school. Oh my God, we've given Afghanistan back to the Taliban! Even George W. Bush found his way back into the

James Corbett (2021-09-24). Video: Trust the Science! James Corbett. globalresearch.ca

Martin Armstrong (2021-09-24). Austria Denies Social Programs to Non-Vaccinated. "Loose All Benefits". The Gates Agenda. globalresearch.ca

Sara Flounders (2021-09-24). 'Rising Together' rally for solidarity. workers.org A giant 18-foot-tall paper-mache puppet of Mumia Abu Jamal was the centerpiece of the"Rising Together" rally held Sept. 19 at Foley Square in New York City. The program used art, banners, speakers, culture and poetry to call for the freedom of political prisoners including Mumia Abu Jamal, Julian Assange, Alex . . . |

Irina Slav (2021-09-24). The European Energy Crisis Is About to Go Global. globalresearch.ca

TrialSite (2021-09-24). Ivermectin Wars: Dr. Hector Carvallo Versus the Medical Establishment. globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2021-09-24). DPRK says still too early to declare termination of 1950-53 war. ecns.cn The Democratic People's Republic of Korea on Friday rejected South Korean President Moon Jae-In's proposal to declare a formal end to the 1950-53 war, saying such a declaration would be meaningless if the U.S. "hostile policy" remains unchanged.

It's Going Down (2021-09-24). Break the Borders: For Solidarity, Mutual Aid, and Fire to the American Plantation. itsgoingdown.org Poster PDF HERE Zine PDF HERE Recent footage of border patrol agents whipping and herding Haitian migrants fleeing natural disasters and economic collapse like cattle while screaming, "You use your women? This is why your country is shit, because you use your women for this," have shocked millions. They show that life in Biden's America…

WSWS (2021-09-24). Turning Point: 9/11 And The War On Terror—An account of the terror attacks and their aftermath. wsws.org 9/11 has become the subject for numerous novels, films and television series. A number have effectively described the character of the events and their psychological impact, few have shed much light on their source and larger implications.

Andrew Korybko (2021-09-24). A Tale of Two Speeches: Presidents Xi and Biden at the 2021 United Nations General Assembly. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-24). Nagorno-Karabakh war opened way for neo-Ottoman domain from Europe to Chinese border. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com From features in today's Trend News Agency of Azerbaijan. Qatar is effectively the fourth "brother" in the Azerbaijan-Pakistan-Turkey military axis. See: Rehearsal for war with Armenia, Greece and India: Turkey inaugurates NATO-backed bloc from Balkans to Chinese border. Hungary has joined the Turkic Council which includes Turkey, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. Likely new members …

Dennis Bernstein (2021-09-24). The Camera is the Rifle: an Interview With Oliver Stone. counterpunch.org William Oliver Stone, the Legendary Filmmaker and multiple Oscar-winning writer and director of JFK and Born on the Fourth of July, has a powerful new memoir: Chasing the Light: Writing, Directing, and Surviving Platoon, Midnight Express, Scarface, Salvador, and the Movie Game. Stone is also poised to release a brand new documentary about the assassination

Anonymous Contributor (2021-09-24). Indigenous Prisoner in Struggle Marcelino Ruiz Gómez Denounces Recent Attacks on Zapatistas. itsgoingdown.org Communique from Indigenous prisoner in struggle, Marcelino Ruiz Gómez, denouncing the recent kidnapping of two Zapatistas in Ocosingo, Chiapas, and the ongoing repression of autonomous struggles in Mexico To the Zapatista Army of National Liberation To the National and International Civil Society To the National Indigenous Congress To the Indigenous Governing Council To the Media…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-24). EU's Borrell, Azerbaijani FM discuss Eastern Partnership, work in "liberated territories" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The Azerbaijani Foreign Minister met with the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov met with EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Joseph Borel as part of his participation in the 76th session of the UN General Assembly. **** [T]hey discussed the current status of negotiations …

Kelly Denton-Borhaug (2021-09-24). A Parable of (All-American) Violence: Accountability and the War on Terror. counterpunch.org As a religious studies professor, I know a parable when I see one. Consider the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and the final events in this country's war in Afghanistan as just such a parable taken directly from the history of our moment. The heart-wrenching last days of that war amounted to a cautionary

Michael F. Brown (2021-09-24). Democrats abandon Rashida Tlaib to racist onslaught. electronicintifada.net House floor sees most personal anti-Palestinian attack in its history over apartheid charge.

James Carden (2021-09-24). How AUKUS May Damage NATO. counterpunch.org Only weeks after U.S. President Joe Biden courageously ended the war in Afghanistan—in the face of bitter opposition from the media and Congress—came the announcement of the formation of AUKUS, a new trilateral security alliance between the U.S., the UK and Australia. The creation of AUKUS is only further confirmation—as if more was needed—that the Biden administration intends to

Vijay Prashad (2021-09-24). Where Flowers Find No Peace Enough to Grow. dissidentvoice.org Milwa Mnyaluza 'George' Pemba (South Africa), New Brighton, Port Elizabeth, 1977. On 13 July 2021, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted a landmark resolution on the prevalence of racism and for the creation of an independent mechanism made up of three experts to investigate the root cause of deeply embedded racism and intolerance. …

Editor2 (2021-09-24). CELAC: Political Declaration of Mexico City. orinocotribune.com By CELAC — September 18, 2021 | 6th Summit of Heads of State and Government of CELAC | 1.- The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), aware of the importance of this mechanism of concertation, unity and political dialogue that includes the thirty-three countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, on the basis of the historical ties of its peoples, the mutual trust between its governments, the respect to differences, shared principles and values, and the need to address common challenges and advance unity in diversity based on regional consensus, meet in Mexico City on September 18, 2021.

WSWS (2021-09-24). Two months into school reopenings in the US: a balance sheet. wsws.org The reopening of schools across the US has been a horrifying disaster, with both children and educators dying of COVID-19 at a rate of at least three per day nationwide.

WSWS (2021-09-24). French universities reopen for in-person learning amid COVID-19 pandemic. wsws.org To prevent the subordination of human life and education to corporate profits students must fight to build a movement in the working class to eradicate the virus.

Ramzy Baroud (2021-09-24). Who Represents Afghanistan: Genuine Activists vs 'Native Informants'. counterpunch.org Scenes of thousands of Afghans flooding the Kabul International Airport to flee the country as Taliban fighters were quickly consolidating their control over the capital, raised many questions, leading amongst them: who are these people and why are they running away? In the US and other Western media, answers were readily available: they were mostly

Dean Baker (2021-09-24). The US and China: A Productive Path Forward. cepr.net Instead of wasting resources in military competition, and bottling up technologies in trying to gain economic advantage, we can look to have a path where we try to maximize cooperation between the superpowers, bringing in most of the rest of the world in the process.

WSWS (2021-09-24). Twenty years of the "war on terrorism" in Australia: War crimes and police-state measures. wsws.org The Australian government was the first in the world to offer unconditional support to the Bush administration's plans to exploit the 9/11 attack to invade Afghanistan and Iraq.

Vijay Prashad (2021-09-24). Clear away the hype: the U.S. and Australia signed a nuclear arms deal, simple as that. mronline.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 (2021-09-24). American capitalism normalizes mass death. wsws.org The daily death toll of the COVID-19 pandemic, with more than 2,000 people dying in the United States every day, is being treated as the "new normal."

Adri Nieuwhof (2021-09-24). "Don't fail justice," victim of Israeli war crimes tells Dutch court. electronicintifada.net Ismail Ziada is appealing ruling that gave immunity to Israeli commanders.

WSWS (2021-09-24). Video: Why students and young people support the Socialist Equality Party. wsws.org "I think that it's important for me to take a stand and joining the SEP, as an electoral member, was one way that I could do that."

WSWS (2021-09-24). Ukraine on the verge of the fourth wave of the pandemic. wsws.org In the western L'viv region, people were forced to bury COVID-19 victims in makeshift graves outside of their homes due to a lack of cemetery spaces.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-24). Erdogan: NATO's two powerhouses must fight war together, Putin must ditch Assad. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com As a mandatory act of solidarity with his strategic partner. As 2 NATO countries, Turkey, US should be in very different position: Turkish president As two NATO countries, Turkey and the US should be in a very different position, the Turkish president said Friday. Speaking to reporters in Istanbul after the Friday prayer, Recep Tayyip …

Peter Costantini (2021-09-24). Civil Society Groups Urge Mexico to Reject Renewed Attack on Asylum. counterpunch.org More than 70 civil-society organizations have sent a letter to the Mexican government (reprinted below) urging it to refuse to cooperate with a controversial program of the Donald Trump administration, terminated by the Joe Biden administration but recently reinstated by court rulings. Remain in Mexico, as it is commonly known, makes asylum at the United

Carey Gillam (2021-09-24). Cancer Patient Lawyer Spars with Monsanto Scientist in California Roundup Trial. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-09-24). Germany's federal election and the intensification of class struggle. wsws.org The run-up to the election this coming Sunday has been characterised by an unprecedented wave of‚ÄÜ strikes, protests and demonstrations.

Stansfield Smith (2021-09-24). Alabama Coal Miners' Six Month Strike Against BlackRock's Warrior Met. counterpunch.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

Joris Leverink (2021-09-24). Claudia Jones: A life in search of the communist horizon. roarmag.org This is the foreword to the new edition of Marika Sherwood's Too often, a revolutionary life appears free of tedium. Revolutionaries emerge from whatever page or screen we discover them on seemingly fully formed. Their lives unfold as a series of events that continually evidence an iron-clad political commitment to building a livable world and securing freedom for all oppressed people. Because of this romanticized picture, the gulf between our lives and theirs expands. It is hard t…

Miya Tada (2021-09-24). DOWNTOWN BOYS CONCERT with RATAS EN ZELO. peoplesforum.org JOIN US for a live concert with Rhode Island-based, punk rock group Downtown Boys, with an opening performance by Ratas En Zelo on September 24th! Doors open at 6: 00pm and performances are from 7: 00-9: 00pm EDT.

David Cronin (2021-09-24). Why Ireland's pandering to Israel is treason. electronicintifada.net Dublin government tries to muzzle human rights lawyer.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-24). Baku to adopt declaration on prototype "frozen conflict" war. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com With the remainder of Nagorno-Karabakh and perhaps Armenia, Abkhazia, Crimea, Donetsk, Lugansk, South Ossetia and Transdniester to follow. Possibly Kaliningrad, western Belarus and Gagauzia as well. Azerbaijani Parliament to adopt declaration on anniversary of beginning of Patriotic War The Azerbaijani Parliament will adopt a declaration on the occasion of the anniversary of the beginning of …

WSWS (2021-09-24). USW, UAW delay "negotiations" in attempt to crush workers' fight against Dana. wsws.org The delay is aimed at holding back the struggle of Dana workers in order to help the corporation push through its model changeover. The reality is the UAW and USW have nothing to "negotiate" with Dana because they already agreed to whatever Dana wanted months ago.

Todd Miller (2021-09-24). For the US, the Climate Plan is More Walls and Armed Agents at the Border. counterpunch.org Part of Washington's climate adaptation plan for the growing number of displaced people around the globe is more walls, surveillance technology, and armed agents on the border. Not long into our conversation, the young woman at the migrant resource center in Sasabe, Sonora, told me why she had left her home in Baja Verapaz, Guatemala: floods

Peter Bakvis (2021-09-24). The World Bank's Deregulation Guide Goes Down in Flames … 18 Years Too Late. counterpunch.org The Washington-based World Bank, which has long presented itself as the foremost multilateral development agency, announced last week that it was discontinuing Doing Business, an annual report that for the past 18 years graded and ranked countries according to whether their regulatory or tax regimes were sufficiently pro-business. This flagship report proffered policy advice generally

WSWS (2021-09-24). Barbaric experiments with "COVID-19 drug kit" killed hundreds in Brazil. wsws.org A "study" promoted by President Bolsonaro secretly medicated elderly COVID-19 patients with hydroxychloroquine and erythromycin, resulting in hundreds of deaths.

Bettina Marshall (2021-09-24). Campaign Director, Health Care for All. peoplesaction.org About People's Action/Institute People's Action Institute (501c3) and sister organization People's Action (501c4) are national progressive organizations supporting the mobilization and leadership of the grassroots in support of an agenda that puts people before profits. People's Action/Institute builds the power of poor and working people, in rural, suburban, and urban areas to win change through …

Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (2021-09-24). David Moore on Manchin's Conflict, Jim Naureckas on Covid and Media. fair.org CounterSpin210924Guestname.mp3 Sludge ( This week on CounterSpin: A recent New York Times

Gabe Bankman-Fried (2021-09-24). Prepare for the Next Pandemic Today. counterpunch.org The House of Representatives just took a much-needed first step in preparing for the next pandemic. The Energy and Commerce Committee announced that the Build Back Better Act, the Biden administration's $3.5 trillion jobs and infrastructure package, will include $15 billion for pandemic preparedness. This modest investment — less than 0.5 percent of the Build

John Laforge (2021-09-24). A Little Radiation Is Not Good For You. counterpunch.org In a rare pushback against the radioactive pollution industry, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission — well known as a rubber stamp for the nuclear lobby — has flatly rejected an attempt to further weaken the agency's radiation exposure regulations. After six years of deliberation, the NRC's three commissioners, two Democrats and one Republican, voted unanimously to reject formal petitions submitted in

Stansfield Smith (2021-09-24). Alabama Coal Miners' ongoing Six Month Strike against BlackRock's Warrior Met. dissidentvoice.org Larry Spencer, UMWA District 20 Vice President, represents the 1,100 coal miners in three UMWA locals which are 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 …

Dan Petegorsky (2021-09-24). National Philanthropic (Mis)Trust. counterpunch.org Donor-advised funds have come under increasing fire as tax avoidance vehicles for the wealthy. Donors get a charitable gift tax deduction when they transfer money into the funds, but whereas private foundations have to distribute at least 5 percent of assets to charities every year, donor-advised funds face no such payout requirements. Under pressure from

WSWS (2021-09-24). Australia: Interview with Year 12 student who called for final exams to be cancelled amid pandemic. wsws.org A petition calling for the final Year 12 high school exams to be cancelled in New South Wales, under conditions of an escalating COVID crisis, has been signed by thousands of students and their supporters.

Gary Leupp (2021-09-24). The Official History of the Successful War in Afghanistan. counterpunch.org The quasi-official history of the Afghan War has now be written by cable news house historians. Key elements: 1. The terrorist organization al-Qaeda was headquartered in Afghanistan at the time of 9/11 and so HAD to be destroyed to prevent further attacks on our Homeland. It was a "war of necessity," as President Obama said

Linda Ford (2021-09-24). Patriarchy: The Struggle Continues. counterpunch.org In a day when America is ruling over a global Empire maintained with violent enforcement to insure universal subordination to its will; and in a day when a military-style domestic police state relentlessly makes sure anti-government protest and dissent is contained, the patriarchal part of that America has been enhanced and strengthened. Feminist movements have

Jake Johnston (2021-09-24). US Envoy to Haiti Resigns, Citing Political Intervention and "Inhumane" Deportation Policy. counterpunch.org Exactly two months after his appointment, Dan Foote has submitted his resignation as United States Special Envoy to Haiti, citing a "deeply flawed" US policy toward the nation that includes continued political intervention and the administration's recent decision to ramp up deportations. "I will not be associated with the United States inhumane, counterproductive decision to

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-24). EU/NATO deploy Georgian troops to Central Africa. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com National Guard squad traveled to Central Africa The platoon of the 8th rotation team of the Georgian National Guard has left for the European Union-led military training mission (EUTM RCA) in the Central African Republic . Georgian peacekeepers Deputy Commander of the Georgian Defense Forces, Brigadier General Irakli Chichinadze, Commander of the National Guard, Brigadier …

Kelly Denton-Borhaug (2021-09-24). A Parable of (All-American) Violence. globalresearch.ca

Fight Back (2021-09-24). Continued resistance to FBI repression, 11 years later. fightbacknews.org On September 24, 2010 the FBI raided seven homes of anti-war activists and the office of the Twin Cities Anti-War Committee. 23 activists were subpoenaed to a Chicago-based grand jury that claimed to be investigating "material support for terrorism." None of those targeted ever stopped resisting this attempt to repress our movement and no one appeared before any grand jury. As time went on, the FBI continued their attack on anti-war and international solidarity activists by targeting important veterans of the movement who worked with the Anti-war 23, including Chicano activist Carlos Montes in Los Angeles and Pal…

contributors (2021-09-24). A short History of Climate Change and Civilization that does not End Well (XKCD Webcomic). juancole.com Randall Munroe, XKCD: A webcomic of romance, | sarcasm, math, and language.: | | Via Randall Munroe, XKCD: A webcomic of romance, | sarcasm, math, and language.: | | This work is licensed under a

Erika Schelby (2021-09-24). How an Ancient Irrigation Method Makes Sustainable Life Possible in the U.S. Southwest. counterpunch.org Here in the U.S. Southwest, we are trapped between the extremes of a decades-long megadrought and sudden violent flooding. In New Mexico, the feverish heat started far too early: on June 14, 2021, Albuquerque broke a heat record with a temperature of 103 degrees Fahrenheit. Fortunately, the monsoons arrived, but they didn't bring much relief;

Yves Engler (2021-09-24). Shame on NDP for supporting imperialism in Haiti. dissidentvoice.org Which is the Canadian political party most likely to stand up to the world's rich and powerful? Which is willing to help the poorest of the poor gain a semblance of dignity and respect? Which can proudly proclaim, we stand for what is right, not just what is easy and expedient? Unfortunately, the answer is …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). Mayo Clinic leads biorepository core for new nationwide research on long-term symptoms of COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic research is dedicated to finding solutions for patients who were infected with COVID-19 and the many affected by the long-term symptoms of COVID-19 ‚Äï what the National Institutes of Health (NIH) refers to as "long COVID" or post-acute sequelae. In response to great unmet patient need, the NIH launched a new research initiative to understand why some people who were infected with COVID-19 don't fully recover, or develop new or returning symptoms after…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-24). Kremlin mouthpiece chasing "spirit of Geneva" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com With a butterfly net. Evidently recent U.S. participation in military exercises in Ukraine, Georgia, Bulgaria, Sweden, Turkey, etc. are in accordance with the "spirit of Geneva," as they certainly don't factor into Peskov's calculations. New US sanctions would wipe out 'spirit of Geneva', Kremlin cautionsDmitry Peskov noted that new sanctions would be a worst-case scenario …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). Sharing Mayo Clinic: Genetics connects family members at the hip. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Before they went through testing at Mayo Clinic Laboratories, Barbara Domaille, Deborah Neville, Pamela Neville, and Rylie Ronnenberg thought there could be a genetic connection to the hip problems they shared. After the testing, they knew for sure. ___________________________________ As family members, Barbara Domaille, Deborah Neville, Pamela Neville, and Rylie Ronnenberg share many things in common that they treasure, and only one they wish they didn't: a hip abnormality called femoroacetabular impingement. After undergoing genetic…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). 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…

Angela (2021-09-24). Saturday 9/25: Free virtual screening of documentary film "Frontiers of Dreams and Fears" indybay.org

sputniknews (2021-09-24). US Mainstream Media Silent as Book Suggests Authenticity of Hunter Biden Emails on Burisma, China. sputniknews.com Earlier this week, the editorial board of the New York Post touted that at least two emails reportedly retrieved from a laptop belonging to Hunter Biden had been confirmed as authentic by a "person who had independent access" to the emails in question.

Stop the Money Pipeline (2021-09-24). Tuesday 9/28: Palm Oil & Pulp Fiction: Call out Procter & Gamble's Greenwashing Now! indybay.org Digital rally protest against P&G for driving deforestation & human rights violations…

Jubilee USA Network (2021-09-24). White House Holds Global COVID Summit at United Nations. indybay.org On the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, President Biden virtually hosts world leaders to make commitments for global vaccine and health equipment distribution.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). 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…

Kevin Gosztola (2021-09-24). Drone Whistleblower Daniel Hale In Carceral Limbo While US Generals Shirk Responsibility For Deadly Strikes. thedissenter.org Daniel Hale (Photo: Bob Hayes)Around two months ago, drone whistleblower Daniel Hale was sentenced to 45 months in prison  after he stood before a federal judge and delivered a statement that demonstrated he was a person of conscience. | "I am here to answer for my own crimes and not that of another person. And it would appear that I am here today to answer for the crime of stealing papers for which I expect to spend some portion of my life in prison," Hale declared. "But what I am really here for is having stolen something that was never mine to take: precious human life." | Hale add…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-24). ISIS Claims Its Cells Killed Or Wounded 85 Taliban Fighters In Less Than A Week (18+ Photos). southfront.org On September 24, al-Naba, ISIS' official newspaper, released a summary of the terrorist group's recent operations against the Taliban in…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). Mayo Clinic Minute: Are plant-based burgers better for you? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Plant-based burgers have soared in popularity over the past couple of years. Are these meat alternatives healthier for you than the real thing? Introducing more plant-based foods in your diet is a good thing, says Katherine Zeratsky, a Mayo Clinic registered dietitian nutritionist, but pay attention to the ingredients. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute. youtu.be/9cBAjhTIg-g Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 58) is in the downloads at the end of…

Nicky Reid (2021-09-24). Afghanarchism: What American Radicals Can Learn From the Pashtuns. counterpunch.org There is a narrative commonly held by observers in the west that the Afghans are a people defined by perpetual warfare. Like many stereotypes, this one comes with a cornel of truth. After all, the people of Afghanistan just got done throttling the bare hind quarters of the greatest empire Satan ever devised for the

sputniknews (2021-09-24). US Judge Orders Facebook to Turn Over Deleted Posts That Promoted Hate Toward Rohingya People. sputniknews.com A District of Columbia judge has ruled that Facebook must turn over deleted posts made by Myanmar officials encouraging hate towards the Rohingya people to the Gambian government.

UUSF Forum (2021-09-24). Sunday 9/26: A dialogue on Housing and Homelessness with representatives from SPUR and All Home. indybay.org us02web.zoom.us/j/84613268329?pwd=U3NEMX…

Animal Liberation Press Office (2021-09-24). Sale of live crabs, lobsters and fur banned in Amsterdam markets. indybay.org Fur and live crabs and lobsters will no longer be allowed to be sold at markets in the Dutch capital from 2022. Amsterdam city council has decided to ban the sale on animal rights grounds, a pledge that was part of the current city coalition agreement.

Brenda Norrell (2021-09-24). Remains in Desert Believed to be Kidnapped Yaqui from Bacum Pueblo. indybay.org Six bodies found in the Sonoran desert are believed to be those of Yaqui from Bacum Pueblo who were kidnapped when they went for a cow for a traditional feast. There was no news of the other four Yaqui from Bacum who were kidnapped. The Attorney General in the State of Sonora, south of the Arizona border, released the information late today.

Center for Biological Diversity (2021-09-24). New Study: Tiny Minority of Local Poachers Is Driving Red Wolves to Extinction. indybay.org Fewer Than 10 Red Wolves Remain in Wild…

teleSUR, JL (2021-09-24). Pdte. de Bolivia pide que vacunas se consideren como derecho. telesurtv.net "El capitalismo ha mercantilizado todos los ámbitos de la vida social y la salud no escapa de sus tentáculo", acotó el jefe de Estado.

Bruce E. Levine (2021-09-24). Upcoming PBS Doc "Cured" About Gay Liberation from Psychiatry…and Much More. counterpunch.org The upcoming PBS documentary Cured begins by compelling us to experience, at a visceral level, just how much Americans hated and feared homosexuality. Not that long ago, there was no public outcry directed at governments that had declared homosexuality a crime, churches that had declared homosexuality a sin, and psychiatry—the focus of Cured—that had declared homosexuality a sickness.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). COVID Queries: Delta breakthrough infections. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Q: Even people who have been vaccinated are getting sick with the delta variant, so why should I bother getting the shot? A: COVID-19 vaccines remain the best defense against COVID-19. By and large, it's the patients who have not been vaccinated who are getting the most severe disease from the delta variant. "There isn't a vaccine that is 100% effective at preventing illness," says Martin Herrmann, M.D., medical director of Mayo Clinic Health System…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). West Nile virus cases reported across the US. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Female Culex mosquito, courtesy: CDC Cases of West Nile virus, a mosquito-borne illness, have been reported across the U.S. It's the leading cause of mosquito-borne disease in the continental U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)."We are currently seeing high levels of West Nile virus infection across many parts of the United States, including a higher number than normal of people with neuroinvasive disease ‚Äï the most severe form of infection,"…

Jason Ditz (2021-09-24). 35 Killed in New Round of Fighting in Southern Yemen. news.antiwar.com While the most severe fighting in Yemen centers on the Maarib Province, clashes often spread into neighboring areas. Thursday, this meant Shabwa Province, to the southeast, where the Houthis have had recent gains. | At least Even less clear is if the territory changing hands is going to stay…

Ollantay Itzamná (2021-09-24). CELAC: Desafíos de una integración plurinacional. globalizacion.ca El Continente de Abya Yala (América) vivió y vive diferentes procesos de esfuerzos de integración. A la llegada de los europeos, según registros de los invasores, por el Caribe y por el Pacífico, fluían, en diferentes direcciones, embarcaciones cargadas de…

Local Volunteers (2021-09-24). Saturday 10/2: Half Moon Bay: Protest in Support of Reproductive Justice & Freedom. indybay.org Mac Dutra Park, 504 Main Street, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

Darío Machado Rodríguez (2021-09-24). Uruguay — El papelazo de Lacalle. globalizacion.ca A México fue Cuba, bajo el signo de la comunión latinoamericana y caribeña con el auspicio fraternal del presidente de ese hermano país Andrés Manuel López Obrador y con la plena disposición de apoyar la revitalización de la CELAC, en…

MEE, agencies (2021-09-24). Lebanon: Hezbollah says second Iranian fuel tanker arrived in country. middleeasteye.net Lebanon: Hezbollah says second Iranian fuel tanker arrived in country | Shipment comes as state energy country warns Lebanon could run out of electricity by end of September | Fri, 09/24/2021 – 09: 28 | A picture shows storage tanks at the Zahrani power plant in Zahrani near the southern Lebanese city of Sidon (Saida) on September 18, 2021 (AFP) | Hezbollah has announced the arrival of a s…

teleSUR, lvm, SH (2021-09-24). ONU: 16 millones de yemeníes están al borde del hambre. telesurtv.net Según la Unicef cada 10 minutos muere un niño yemení por falta de alimentos y nutrición.

sputniknews (2021-09-24). Hunter Biden Asked for $2 Mln From Democratic Donors to Help Unfreeze Libyan Assets: Report. sputniknews.com The newly revealed emails are reportedly unrelated to those on Hunter Biden's purported laptop found at a repair shop in Delaware in 2019 and which indicated that Joe Biden was apparently engaged in his son's business dealings overseas during his tenure as US vice president.

Party for Socialism & Liberation (2021-09-24). Sunday 9/26: SF Car caravan & rally: Cancel the Rents! indybay.org Car caravan at 11: 30AM at 1875 Marin St. Rally at 1: 30PM at Garfield Square…

Harvey Lemmings (2021-09-24). Matthew Heimbach is Not the Wallet Inspector. counterpunch.org David Rovics, a folksinger and long-term anarchist/leftist, has recently been criticised, including on It's Going Down, for some questionable decisions, and especially his decision to interview Matthew Heimbach, the Traditionalist Workers' Party leader and supposedly ex-fascist. He's now responded to his critics, but unfortunately his response still seems pretty confused on some points of major importance. To

teleSUR, JL (2021-09-24). Asesinan a lideresa social en Colombia, la número 125 en 2021. telesurtv.net De acuerdo a Indepaz, en lo corrido del año se han asesinado 125 líderes sociales y se han perpetrado 72 masacres.

Santa Cruz Climate Action Network (2021-09-24). Friday 9/24: Rally & March for Climate Justice: Stop the Money Pipeline. indybay.org Clocktower, Pacific Ave. and Water St., Downtown Santa Cruz…

sputniknews (2021-09-24). Ex-Police Officer Convicted of George Floyd's Murder Appeals Verdict, Reports Suggest. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, sentenced to 22 years in prison for the murder of African American George Floyd, has filed an intent of appeal to the court regarding his verdict, the media reported on 24 September.

_____ (2021-09-24). African Leaders Condemn Vaccine Apartheid as an 'Indictment on Humanity'. commondreams.org

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). Consumer Health: What do you know about rheumatic diseases? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Rheumatic Disease Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about four common rheumatic diseases: ankylosing spondylitis, gout, juvenile idiopathic arthritis and lupus. Ankylosing spondylitis Ankylosing spondylitis is an inflammatory disease that can cause some of the small bones in your spine to fuse. This fusing makes the spine less flexible and can result in a hunched-forward posture. If ribs are affected, it can be difficult to breathe deeply. Ankylosing spondylitis…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). Mayo Clinic Minute: Importance of exercise for men with prostate cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men worldwide. It's important that men are screened for the disease to catch it early, and a recent study shows that exercise and physical activity as an additional therapy may help improve patient outcomes. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/iPkYBSrb5wY Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 02) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. Exercise is good…

Haiti Action Committee (2021-09-24). Friday 9/24: Stop the Deportations! Stop US Atrocities on Haitian Asylum Seekers/Refugees! indybay.org New Federal Bldg | 90 7th St | (7th and Mission) | San Francisco…

Nayvin Gordon (2021-09-24). Aided & Abetted by U.S. Politicians, Nature Unleashed Biological Warfare on the People. indybay.org Politicians have aided biological warfare against the people…

Andra Maciuca (2021-09-24). 'Post-Brexit Apocalypse': European Newspapers React to UK Shortages. globalresearch.ca

teleSUR -him, JL (2021-09-24). Exigen Justicia en Fiscalía mexicana por víctimas de Ayotzinapa. telesurtv.net La FGR mexicana señaló que se judicializarán peritos que cometieron irregularidades durante el manejo de evidencias y las diligencias investigativas.

Sue Bolton (2021-09-24). Far-right throws up new challenges for unions. greenleft.org.au Mainstream commentary about the almost daily anti-vaccination rallies in Melbourne this week has avoided analysing the complex motivations of the demonstrators and failed to suggest sensible ways of responding, argues Sue Bolton.

teleSUR, SH (2021-09-24). Alertan que mayoría de haitianos deportados son mujeres y niños. telesurtv.net De acuerdo a Unicef algunos de los menores repatriados a Haití son bebés recién nacidos con necesidades específicas e inmediatas.

Megan Redshaw (2021-09-24). Exclusive: Physician 'Horribly Injured' after Pfizer Vaccine Pleads with Top U.S. Public Health Officials for Help — and Gets None. globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). Heart rhythm disorders: Mayo Clinic Healthcare expert shares 5 things it's important to know. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World Heart Day is Sept. 29 LONDON — Heart rhythm disorders are one of the most common cardiac problems. Arrhythmias cause the heart to beat too fast, too slow, or irregularly. People can be born with them or develop them during their lives. Elijah Behr, M.D., a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London, shares five developments in the prevention, detection and treatment of arrhythmias. What cardiologists now know about arrhythmias and COVID-19: "We know…

WorkWeek (2021-09-24). New Orleans ATU 1560 President Valerie Jefferson Fights Firing, For Justice & Human Right. indybay.org

Anonymous669 (2021-09-24). Hezbollah Says Second Iranian Fuel Shipment Meant For Lebanon Has Arrived In Syrian Port. southfront.org Illustrative image. | On September 24, Hezbollah announced that a second Iranian tanker carrying fuel meant for Lebanon had arrived in the Syrian port of Banias. | The fuel shipment will be unloaded in Banias port then transported via land to Lebanon in order to avoid any pressure from the US. Washington maintains strict sanctions on Iran. | Hezbollah decided to import fuel from Iran last August to help ease a fuel crisis that effected all of Lebanon. The crisis begin when the Central Bank announced that it will not b…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Asthma management planning can prevent asthma attacks. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Asthma is a condition where your airways narrow and swell and may produce extra mucus. This can make breathing difficult, and trigger coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath. Asthma is one of the most common long-term diseases in children, but adults can have asthma, too. Symptoms of asthma include: Shortness of breath.Chest tightness or pain.Wheezing when exhaling, which is a common sign of asthma in children.Trouble sleeping caused by shortness of breath, coughing or wheezing.Coughing…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). 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…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-24). U.S. Congress Votes More Sanctions On Nord Stream 2, Russian Officials Including Prime Minister. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The House of Representatives of the US Congress has adopted a defense budget providing for tougher sanctions against Moscow. | 316 people voted in favor, and 113 against. | In particular, the document includes amendments on expanding restrictions on Russia's sovereign debt, on the possibility of introducing personal sanctions against a whole list of officials, as well as on new measures against Nord Stream 2. | The defense budget of about $780 billion has yet to pass Senate consideration an…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). 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: …

Dave DeCamp (2021-09-24). House Passes Massive $778 Billion NDAA, Adding $25 Billion to Biden's Request. news.antiwar.com The House on Thursday passed a The NDAA passed easily

Global Research News (2021-09-24). Selected Articles: How Can You be Content with a Counterfactual Explanation of an Orchestrated "Pandemic"? globalresearch.ca By In this public testimony, Mr. Spence relate…

Jennifer Goodman (2021-09-24). Australian Government Shuts Down Melbourne Construction Sites Amid Protests over Vaccine Mandates. asia-pacificresearch.com

Steve Watson (2021-09-24). Biden Pushing for Dishonourable Discharges, Court Martials for Troops Who Refuse Vaccines. globalresearch.ca

DMZ (2021-09-24). Hammer & Tongs Podcast – Copaganda. indybay.org In this episode of H&T (57 min) we again talk with Alex Vitale, author of "The End Of Policing", about the way that police are portrayed in television and film in the USA over the past several decades.

Local Volunteers (2021-09-24). Saturday 10/2: Pacifica: Women's March for Reproductive Justice. indybay.org Pacifica State Beach – parking lot B, 5116 Coast Highway, Pacifica, CA 94044 | Please wear a MASK. Please follow SMC COVID guidelines while attending this protest: www.smchealth.org/pod/covid-19-requireme…

Jim McIlroy (2021-09-24). NSW CFMEU officials deny bribery charges. greenleft.org.au NSW CFMEU officials have rejected police allegations that they received illegal payments from a building construction company. Jim McIlroy reports.

Animal Liberation Press Office (2021-09-24). Basque ALF Destroys 22 Hunting Stands. indybay.org Received anonymously:…

sputniknews (2021-09-24). Batting Below the Poverty Line: How MLB Exploits Its MiLB Workforce. sputniknews.com Major League Baseball has long emphasized its ties to a distant, more idyllic past. Underneath all the marketing, it is and has always been a cold hard business. MLB rakes in billions in revenue, while most of its workforce are paid poverty wages.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-09-24). The "Killer Vaccine" Worldwide. 7.9 Billion People. globalresearch.ca The stated objective is to enforce the Worldwide vaccination of 7.9 billion people in more than 190 countries, to be followed by the imposition of a digitized "vaccine passport". The evidence of mortality and morbidity resulting from the vaccine is overwhelming. Needless to say this is a multi-billion dollar operation for Big Pharma.

Anonymous765 (2021-09-24). Lithuania & Poland Ramp Up Spat With Belarus As Migrants Die At The Border. southfront.org | DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : | BITCOIN: bc1qv7k70u2zynvem59u88ctdlaw7hc735d8xep9rq : | BITCOIN CASH: qzjv8hrdvz6…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-24). Taliban Reintroduce Executions, Amputations, Plan To Use Social Media To Spread Their Message. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The new Taliban's rule in Afghanistan is beginning to resemble the old one quite a bit. | One of the founders of the Taliban and the chief enforcer of its harsh interpretation of Islamic law and current prisons minister Nooruddin Turabi said that executions would be resumed in the Central Asian country, as well as amputations of hands for various crimes. | In an interview with Associated Press, Mullah Nooruddin Turabi dismissed outrage over the Taliban's executions in the past, which sometimes…

Anonymous103 (2021-09-24). Trumpism With A Biden Face: US Haitian Policy. southfront.org Illustrative Image | Written by Dr. Binoy Kampmark | With that orange haired brute of a president supposedly ushered out of the White House with moralising delight, the Biden administration was all keen to turn over a new leaf. There would be more diplomacy, and still more diplomacy. There would be a more humanitarian approach to refugees and asylum seekers — forget, he claimed, the Border Wall. Kindness would come over border officials and guards of the imperium. | Instead, we have had secret diplomacy culminating in the trilateral security pact of AUKUS, one reached unbeknownst to allies in Europe, Asia…

Editor (2021-09-24). Borders, Blackness, and Empire. mronline.org The spectacle of violence against Haitians at the U.S.-Mexico border needs to be seen in light of ongoing U.S. imperialism in Haiti.

sputniknews (2021-09-24). US House Passes National Defense Authorization Act to Fund Pentagon in Fiscal Year 2022. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The US House of Representatives on Thursday passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) with which it appropriated funding for the Defense Department for Fiscal Year 2022 and implemented several policies, including imposing sanctions against the Nord Stream 2 pipeline.

John Rachel (2021-09-24). The Never Ending Cycle of Nuclear Insanity. dissidentvoice.org Amidst all of the sensible and sane cries to eliminate nuclear weapons, we are caught in a self-sustaining, self-reinforcing feedback loop. Call it the Death Spiral of Human Annihilation. Yes, the U.S. throughout its history, despite official denials even among historians who should know better — maybe they do but prefer being manufacturers of myth …

Staff (2021-09-24). Declaration Issued in NYC by 18 Countries of UN Anti-Sanctions Group. orinocotribune.com The First Ministerial Meeting of the Group of Friends in Defense of the United Nations Charter, also know as the UN Anti-Sanctions Group, was held this Thursday, September 23, in New York, USA, at the Venezuelan Diplomatic Mission to the United Nations. The meeting was attended by representatives of 18 countries that promote multilateralism, compliance with the declarations of the United Nations' founding charter, and denounce illegal coercive measures (or "sanctions"), within the framework of the 76th UN General Assembly in New York. | According to experts, there are more than 33 countries illegally sanctioned b…

Chuck Collins (2021-09-24). The Simplest Way to Fund Infrastructure. counterpunch.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

contributors (2021-09-24). How Gerrymandering Threatens Democracy. juancole.com By Arnold J. Oliver | — Tiffin, Oh. (Special to Informed Comment) — Right now, Ohio, Michigan and other states are in the process of drawing new legislative boundaries, which takes place every ten years based mostly on information gained from the US census. As this process gets into gear, it appears that once again …

Staff (2021-09-24). 2nd Iranian ship carrying fuel for Lebanese docks in Syria. en.mehrnews.com

Ben Debney (2021-09-24). Is Australia's Anti-Lockdown Movement a Creature of Corporate Dark Money? counterpunch.org 'Mainstream media' is the bugbear of choice for the anti-lockdown movement; it associates the facts of epidemiological science with media propaganda, and so avoids having to address the rationale for lockdowns in its own legitimising narratives. In sociology, the process of constructing an exclusionary binary between the known and unknown is called 'Othering.' This is

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2021-09-24). Pakistani Diplomacy Is on a Roll. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-09-24). Australian police exploit extreme right-wing, anti-vax rallies to deploy new repressive weaponry. wsws.org The real target of the repressive build-up is not the extreme right—many of the fascists enjoy close relations with sections of sympathising police—but the working class.

In Defense of Liberation! (2021-09-24). *BONUS* The Difficulties of Fighting Capitalist Indoctrination. anchor.fm Bonus episode because I'm ranting without guilt this time. In this episode I discuss how I, just like anyone else struggle with fighting the individualism and chauvinism which exist incredibly in the west. But just like anywhere else capitalism and bourgeoisie society influence the ideology of those of us who are on the working/oppressed side of the coin. Our oppressors and rulers decide for us what it is we are to believe, what it is we are to think, what it is we are to support, and what it is we are to continue doing. But especially they make sure we know what it is we are not supposed to do, such as a proleta…

Ron Jacobs (2021-09-24). Twentieth Century Europe: Revolution and Reaction. counterpunch.org It's a well-worn trope that history is written by the victors. It can also be said that it is written by those in power. In Europe, the combination of these two statements means history is written by the corporations, banks and those who serve them in the universities and governments. What this means for us

Rin Bernhardt (2021-09-24). Slumlords evict New Mexicans illegally, organizers plan to fight back. liberationnews.org The eviction moratoriums were supposed to provide relief for renters by preventing landlords from evicting tenants for failure to pay rent…

Ramzy Baroud (2021-09-24). One Man as a Whole Generation: The Unfinished War of Zakaria Zubeidi. dissidentvoice.org Zakaria Zubeidi is one of six Palestinian prisoners who, on September 6, tunneled their way out of Gilboa, a notorious, high-security Israeli prison. Zubeidi was recaptured a few days later. The large bruises on Zubeidi's face told a harrowing story, that of a daring escape and of a violent arrest. However, the story does not begin, …

WSWS (2021-09-24). UAW reports massive $2 million theft of union funds at Local 412 in Detroit. wsws.org A UAW spokesman confirmed that the financial secretary of the amalgamated local has been suspended after an audit found $2 million missing, a huge amount for a small unit with about 2,700 members.

Kit Knightly (2021-09-24). 30 Facts You Need to Know: Your COVID Cribsheet. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2021-09-24). UN human rights chief slams Ukraine over extrajudicial media crackdown after popular outlet taken offline over undisclosed charges. rt.com The United Nations' human rights mission in Ukraine has voiced serious concerns over a decision by top security officials in Kiev to unilaterally restrict access to a number of media outlets deemed critical of the government. | Speaking to journalists at a briefing on Thursday, the head of the team monitoring civil liberties in the Eastern European nation, Matilda Bogner, said that the move to shutter a series of broadcasters and block access to popular news site Strana, as well as a number of Russian publications, is a cause for concern. | Earlier this year, "the National Council for Security and Defense deci…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Accurate diagnosis is key to treating lymphoma. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system, which is part of the body's germ-fighting network. The lymphatic system includes the lymph nodes or glands, the spleen, the thymus gland, and bone marrow. While many types of lymphoma exist, the main subtypes are Hodgkin's lymphoma and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Knowing exactly which type of lymphoma you have is key to developing an effective treatment plan. "The main problem with lymphoma is accurate diagnosis," says Dr. Jose…

Cecilia Vergara Mattei (2021-09-24). Tras debate televisivo, ahora sí empezó la carrera presidencial en Chile. globalizacion.ca El primer debate televisivo de los candidatos presidenciales en Chile, que contó con un novedoso formato que dio pie a enfrentamientos cruzados, los abanderados Sebastián Sichel (Chile Podemos Más), Yasna Provoste (Nuevo Pacto Social), Gabriel Boric (Apruebo Dignidad), José Antonio…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-24). Zelensky Could "Escape To Russia" Following Oligarch Law Adoption: Ukrainian MP. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The adoption of the law "On Oligarchs" could lead to the flight of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to Russia, Oleksiy Honcharenko, a deputy of the Verkhovna Rada from the European Solidarity party (Petro Poroshenko's faction) claimed. | The politician believes that the bill turns Ukraine "into a monarchy under the leadership of Vladimir the First.""This is a lot of corruption. The NSDC, and in fact — Zelensky himself — will decide who is bad and who is good. And it will s…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). Mayo Clinic Minute: Managing atrial fibrillation. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Nearly 3 million Americans are living with a heart condition called atrial fibrillation, according to the American Heart Association. And the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that number could be as high as 12 million by the start of the next decade. But what is atrial fibrillation and how do you fix it? Reporter Jason Howland talks to a Mayo Clinic cardiologist to find out in this Mayo Clinic Minute. Watch: The Mayo…

Sen. Bernard Sanders (2021-09-24). Why We Need the $3.5 Trillion Reconciliation Bill. counterpunch.org As Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, I want to say a few words about some of the important budgetary issues that Congress is now facing. I want to focus on the $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill but before that I want to comment on the looming debt ceiling crisis. Republican leader Mitch McConnell this morning

Anonymous103 (2021-09-24). Trumpism With A Biden Face: US Haitian Policy. southfront.org Illustrative Image | Written by Dr. Binoy Kampmark | With that orange haired brute of a president supposedly ushered out of the White House with moralising delight, the Biden administration was all keen to turn over a new leaf. There would be more diplomacy, and still more diplomacy. There would be a more humanitarian approach to refugees and asylum seekers — forget, he claimed, the Border Wall. Kindness would come over border officials and guards of the imperium. | Instead, we have had secret diplomacy culminating in the trilateral security pact of AUKUS, one reached unbeknownst to allies in Europe, Asia…

Editor (2021-09-24). Borders, Blackness, and Empire. mronline.org The spectacle of violence against Haitians at the U.S.-Mexico border needs to be seen in light of ongoing U.S. imperialism in Haiti.

sputniknews (2021-09-24). US House Passes National Defense Authorization Act to Fund Pentagon in Fiscal Year 2022. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The US House of Representatives on Thursday passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) with which it appropriated funding for the Defense Department for Fiscal Year 2022 and implemented several policies, including imposing sanctions against the Nord Stream 2 pipeline.

John Rachel (2021-09-24). The Never Ending Cycle of Nuclear Insanity. dissidentvoice.org Amidst all of the sensible and sane cries to eliminate nuclear weapons, we are caught in a self-sustaining, self-reinforcing feedback loop. Call it the Death Spiral of Human Annihilation. Yes, the U.S. throughout its history, despite official denials even among historians who should know better — maybe they do but prefer being manufacturers of myth …

Staff (2021-09-24). Declaration Issued in NYC by 18 Countries of UN Anti-Sanctions Group. orinocotribune.com The First Ministerial Meeting of the Group of Friends in Defense of the United Nations Charter, also know as the UN Anti-Sanctions Group, was held this Thursday, September 23, in New York, USA, at the Venezuelan Diplomatic Mission to the United Nations. The meeting was attended by representatives of 18 countries that promote multilateralism, compliance with the declarations of the United Nations' founding charter, and denounce illegal coercive measures (or "sanctions"), within the framework of the 76th UN General Assembly in New York. | According to experts, there are more than 33 countries illegally sanctioned b…

Chuck Collins (2021-09-24). The Simplest Way to Fund Infrastructure. counterpunch.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

contributors (2021-09-24). How Gerrymandering Threatens Democracy. juancole.com By Arnold J. Oliver | — Tiffin, Oh. (Special to Informed Comment) — Right now, Ohio, Michigan and other states are in the process of drawing new legislative boundaries, which takes place every ten years based mostly on information gained from the US census. As this process gets into gear, it appears that once again …

Staff (2021-09-24). 2nd Iranian ship carrying fuel for Lebanese docks in Syria. en.mehrnews.com

Ben Debney (2021-09-24). Is Australia's Anti-Lockdown Movement a Creature of Corporate Dark Money? counterpunch.org 'Mainstream media' is the bugbear of choice for the anti-lockdown movement; it associates the facts of epidemiological science with media propaganda, and so avoids having to address the rationale for lockdowns in its own legitimising narratives. In sociology, the process of constructing an exclusionary binary between the known and unknown is called 'Othering.' This is

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2021-09-24). Pakistani Diplomacy Is on a Roll. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-09-24). Australian police exploit extreme right-wing, anti-vax rallies to deploy new repressive weaponry. wsws.org The real target of the repressive build-up is not the extreme right—many of the fascists enjoy close relations with sections of sympathising police—but the working class.

In Defense of Liberation! (2021-09-24). *BONUS* The Difficulties of Fighting Capitalist Indoctrination. anchor.fm Bonus episode because I'm ranting without guilt this time. In this episode I discuss how I, just like anyone else struggle with fighting the individualism and chauvinism which exist incredibly in the west. But just like anywhere else capitalism and bourgeoisie society influence the ideology of those of us who are on the working/oppressed side of the coin. Our oppressors and rulers decide for us what it is we are to believe, what it is we are to think, what it is we are to support, and what it is we are to continue doing. But especially they make sure we know what it is we are not supposed to do, such as a proleta…

Ron Jacobs (2021-09-24). Twentieth Century Europe: Revolution and Reaction. counterpunch.org It's a well-worn trope that history is written by the victors. It can also be said that it is written by those in power. In Europe, the combination of these two statements means history is written by the corporations, banks and those who serve them in the universities and governments. What this means for us

Rin Bernhardt (2021-09-24). Slumlords evict New Mexicans illegally, organizers plan to fight back. liberationnews.org The eviction moratoriums were supposed to provide relief for renters by preventing landlords from evicting tenants for failure to pay rent…

Ramzy Baroud (2021-09-24). One Man as a Whole Generation: The Unfinished War of Zakaria Zubeidi. dissidentvoice.org Zakaria Zubeidi is one of six Palestinian prisoners who, on September 6, tunneled their way out of Gilboa, a notorious, high-security Israeli prison. Zubeidi was recaptured a few days later. The large bruises on Zubeidi's face told a harrowing story, that of a daring escape and of a violent arrest. However, the story does not begin, …

WSWS (2021-09-24). UAW reports massive $2 million theft of union funds at Local 412 in Detroit. wsws.org A UAW spokesman confirmed that the financial secretary of the amalgamated local has been suspended after an audit found $2 million missing, a huge amount for a small unit with about 2,700 members.

Kit Knightly (2021-09-24). 30 Facts You Need to Know: Your COVID Cribsheet. globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). Mayo Clinic Minute: Should you wash your raw meats and vegetables before cooking? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org When it comes to food safety in the kitchen, it's important to keep your work area clean from bacteria and the possibility of cross-contamination. It's best to use hot, soapy water to wash utensils, cutting boards and other surfaces you use, especially when handling raw meat and poultry. But what about washing raw meat and chicken before cooking? Here's Mayo Clinic clinical dietitian Anya Hill with more. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lqx6Je9zEYc Journalists: Broadcast-quality…

Leon Kunstenaar (2021-09-24). A Parable About Speaker Nancy Pelosi. indybay.org And the Pentagon budget…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). 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…

Planned Parenthood (2021-09-24). Saturday 10/2: Raise Your Voice for Freedom of Choice Virtual Rally w/ Planned Parenthood. indybay.org Online rally via Zoom…

Brian Shilhavy (2021-09-24). COVID-19 Vaccine Injuries and Deaths Cover-up! Nurse Whistleblowers Reveal How They Are Pressured to Not Report Deaths and Injuries to VAERS. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-09-24). It's Been Two-Hundred Years, Not Twenty: Targeted Repression in the US Started Long Before 9/11. commondreams.org There is a terrible theme that runs throughout the story of the United States: when a group of people are seen as a threat, state power has been used to oppress them.

teleSUR, SH (2021-09-24). Cuba anuncia reapertura gradual del sector gastronómico. telesurtv.net El gobernador de la Habana indicó que para decidir la reapertura gradual se evaluó la situación sanitaria de la capital cubana.

Dan Bacher (2021-09-24). Advocates Say Governor's $15 Billion Climate Package Fails to Address Fossil Fuels. indybay.org Food & Water Watch's California Director Alexandra Nagy released a statement in response to the Governor's press conference, noting that leaving out such as a "key accelerator" as drilling for fossil fuels is "wildly short sided."

sputniknews (2021-09-24). Trump Vows to Use 'Executive Privilege' to Stonewall Jan. 6 Panel Subpoenas. sputniknews.com The Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol has issued a round of subpoenas to four individuals who either had close ties to then-US President Donald Trump, or were in close contact with the White House in the days leading up to the deadly storming of the US Capitol building.

Ian Ellis-Jones (2021-09-24). Colombia: The most dangerous country for environmental defenders. greenleft.org.au For the second year in a row, Colombia has been ranked the world's most dangerous country for environmentalists by an international human rights group, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.

Paul Joseph Watson (2021-09-24). CEO of Moderna Says Even Young Will Need to Take Vaccine Booster Shots Indefinitely. globalresearch.ca

Nick Estes (2021-09-24). Indigenous people of Brazil fight for their future. greenleft.org.au A slew of anti-Indigenous legislation, escalated violence against and assassinations of Indigenous land defenders, and the COVID-19 pandemic threaten the existence of Brazil's original people, reports Nick Estes.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). 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…

Jeffrey St. Clair (2021-09-24). Roaming Charges: When the Whip Comes Down. counterpunch.org We reenact our history again and again without even realizing it, so absolutely has the darkest chapters of our nation's past been erased from the collective memory. Our leaders react in mock horror when confronted with the outlandish scenes of torture and gratuitous violence that they themselves have set in motion. The liberal conscience, frail as it is, recoils momentarily at what it has done, then quickly reverts to its default setting of moral superiority by blaming the victims, people so poor and desperate they hold all of their earthly possessions in their hands, if, that is, their hands aren't already hold…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-24). US Envoy For Haiti Resigns, As Biden Simply Propagates Trump's Migrant Policy. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 22nd, US appointed special envoy for Haiti, Ambassador Daniel Lewis Foote resigned as a result of the fiasco that the Haitian migrant crisis has turned into. | Daniel Foote, a career diplomat named to his post in July, said the "collapsed state" was unable to support the infusion of returning migrants. | The tough letter addressed to US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, blamed the "inhumane" and "counterproductive" decision to deport thousands of Haitians bac…

teleSUR, him, JL (2021-09-24). Canciller mexicano pide ante Naciones Unidas cese de bloqueos. telesurtv.net México instó a los mecanismos financieros internacionales a promover acciones conjuntas para aliviar la deuda y generar recuperación socioeconómica post covid.

David Sirota (2021-09-24). It's Always A Battle Against Corruption. dailyposter.com

Global Research News (2021-09-24). This Week's Most Popular Articles. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2021-09-24). "Our Health or Our Homes": Tenants Facing Eviction Help Introduce New "Keeping Renters Safe Act" democracynow.org As the Delta variant continues to surge across the United States, so too has the housing and eviction crisis, with more than 11 million households now behind on rent. Most of those evicted are Black or Latinx, and the majority are single women with children. We speak with a single mother and a high school student who have faced eviction and went to Washington, D.C., this week to help Congressmember Cori Bush and Senator Elizabeth Warren introduce the Keeping Renters Safe Act to reinstate the federal pandemic eviction moratorium. "We need the eviction moratorium and the National Tenant Bill of Rights," says Vivian…

Peter Koenig (2021-09-24). China in Action: Carbon Neutral by 2050. dissidentvoice.org Transcript of a presentation at a Webinar sponsored by the Chongyang Institute of Renmin University, Beijing, 23 September 2021. ***** An early priority for China — at least two to three decades back — was to reduce Carbon Dioxide (CO2) output, as well as that of other greenhouse gases, such as methane, nitrous oxide, ozone …

Sun Lung (2021-09-24). 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.

teleSUR, JL (2021-09-24). Pdte. de Venezuela denuncia secuestro de Alex Saab para impedir compra de alimentos. telesurtv.net "Secuestraron a Alex Saab y han hecho todo lo posible para destruir los CLAP que es el alimento del pueblo", indicó el jefe de Estado.

Lance Johnson (2021-09-24). Now Vaccine-pushing Scientists Want to Turn Your Groceries into mRNA Vaccines. globalresearch.ca

Michael Albert (2021-09-24). Can We Live with No Bosses? zcomm.org Interview on participatory economics…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-24). Houthis Launched Missile, Five Drones At Saudi Arabia In New Large-Scale Attack. southfront.org Illustrative image. | On September 24, the Saudi-led coalition announced that it had intercepted and shot down five suicide drones and a ballistic missile which were launched from Yemen, allegedly by the Houthis (Ansar Allah), over Saudi Arabia's southern region. | The coalition claimed that the five drones were on their way to attack city of Khamis Mushait in the southern province of 'Asir, while the ballistic missile was heading towards the provincial capital of Jizan. | "The [Houthi] militia's aggressive attempts to attack…

Anonymous103 (2021-09-24). As Ethiopian War Set To Intensify, 'International Community' Remains Divided And Impotent. southfront.org Illustrative Image | Written by Daniel Edgar exclusively for SouthFront. | As the war grinds on in northern Ethiopia, the respective sides are preparing for an escalation in the fighting as the dry season approaches. Although international efforts to persuade the belligerent parties to call an immediate ceasefire have intensified, the irreconcilable differences between the permanent members of the Security Council means that nothing positive can be expected from that quarter in the foreseeable future. In the absence of determined international action aimed at increasing the pressure on the leadership of the main…

sputniknews (2021-09-24). Palestinians to Harvest Olives But They're Wary of Settlers, Here's Why. sputniknews.com Mohammed al-Khatib has set up an initiative that aims to protect Palestinian farmers while they hand-pick olives. The group, made up of locals and foreigners, also makes sure that their trees are not burned down or uprooted.

Alex Bainbridge (2021-09-24). Socialist councillor casts sole vote against AUKUS on Cairns Council. greenleft.org.au Alex Bainbridge reports that Socialist Alliance councillor Rob Pyne was the sole voice of opposition against Morrison's nuclear submarine proposal on the Cairns Council.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). Consumer Health: What is the flu? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Fever, upset stomach, diarrhea, sore throat, chills, coughing, sneezing and headache all can make you feel miserable. And when you're not feeling well, it sometimes can be hard to know exactly what's wrong and how you can help yourself feel better. With flu season approaching, this is a good time to look at the symptoms of what is — and is not — the flu. Common cold A runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, congestion, headache…

Stephen Lendman (2021-09-24). Draconian Holy See Policy. Entry into Vatican Territory Requires Vaccine Passport. globalresearch.ca

Adriel Kasonta (2021-09-24). New EU-China strategy made in Washington. asiatimes.com In a pretty surprising move, on September 16, the European Parliament published a resolution on a new EU-China strategy. This 18-page document, which mentions "China" more tha 160 times, was released immediately after US President Joe Biden, along with his faithful Anglo-Saxon brethren from Australia (Prime Minister Scott Morrison) and Britain (Prime Minister Boris Johnson), …

Enrique Ojito (2021-09-24). øEmpresas privadas en Cuba? globalizacion.ca Para ciertos dogmáticos, las empresas privadas le cavarán la tumba a la construcción del Socialismo cubano; para quienes no sacan el dedo del gatillo, la decisión del Consejo de Estado de darles el visto bueno a esas entidades llega tardíamente;…

Staff (2021-09-24). Rep. Maxine Waters: Biden Admin Must End "Inhumane" Deportation & Whipping of Haitian Asylum Seekers. democracynow.org Longtime diplomat Daniel Foote, the U.S. special envoy to Haiti, has resigned in protest over the Biden administration's mass deportation of Haitian asylum seekers and meddling in Haiti's political affairs. The resignation comes days after U.S. Border Patrol agents on horseback were filmed chasing, grabbing and whipping Haitian asylum seekers who had gathered in a makeshift camp in Del Rio, Texas. "I am outraged," says Maxine Waters, a Democratic congressmember from California who is a longtime advocate for the rights of people in Haiti. She says refugees must be able to seek asylum in the U.S. without such "inhu…

Museum of African Diaspora (2021-09-24). Tuesday 9/28: Community Resilience: COVID-19 Vaccinations in the Black Community (MOAD). indybay.org Online via Zoom…

Fang Ho (2021-09-24). China imposes snapback sanctions on the USA. indybay.org It must be said that the decision taken by Beijing to impose new targeted sanctions against the Americans worsened the already tense atmosphere of the dialog on the eve of the arrival of Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman in Tianjin.

Yes on Empty Home Tax 2022 (2021-09-24). Saturday 10/16: Empty Home Tax Launch Party. indybay.org Shanty Shack Brewing | 138 Fern St., Santa Cruz…

A Guest Author (2021-09-24). Action at Carswell prison: 'Free Aafia Siddiqui!'. workers.org By Alex Colwell Carswell, Texas Carswell, Texas, Sept. 18. WW PHOTO: Tania Siddiqi When Tania and I arrived at the Sept. 18 protest for Pakistani political prisoner Dr. Aafia Siddiqui, about 100 people were gathered on the back road behind the Federal Medical Center Carswell in Fort Worth, Texas, where . . . |

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Constipation in children. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 10-year-old daughter spends hours in the bathroom daily. Every time I inquire, she tells me she is constipated. We do not eat out a lot, and we incorporate fruits or vegetables at each meal. She also drinks water most of the day. Is constipation normal at this age, and what can I do to help her? ANSWER: Constipation can cause issues with bowel movements in as many as 30% of children. It's a common…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-24). Turkish Forces Shelled Syrian Army Post In Northeastern Syria (Videos). southfront.org Image: aa.com.tr | On September 24 afternoon, the Turkish military and its proxies shelled a post of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in Syria's northeastern region.

Anonymous669 (2021-09-24). Iran's Spymaster Threatens "American & Israeli" Bases In Iraqi Kurdistan. southfront.org A file photo of Iran's IRGC forces in a parade. Source: PressTV | On September 24, Iranian Intelligence Minister Esmaeil Khatib warned terrorist groups in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region and their sponsors against destabilizing Iran. | "I warn terrorist elements and the sponsors of these groups in the region that any breach of Iran's security will be met with a firm response by the Iranian armed forces and security services," the newly-appointed minister told reports, according to RT. | Khatib went on to warn what he called "Ame…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). Mayo Clinic Minute: When spine surgery is the answer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Having a back injury can put a person's life on hold. While most people can find relief through nonsurgical methods like physical therapy, steroid injections and medication management, some patients, including those with spine disorders, may need surgical intervention.Dr. Matthew Neal, a Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon who specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery, says each patient's situation is unique. That's why what happens before surgery can be as important as what happens in the operating room….

Adán Chávez Frías (2021-09-24). América Latina y el Caribe — Conciencia antiimperialista. globalizacion.ca I | En días recientes se conmemoraron 48 años del golpe de Estado fascista en contra del Presidente Mártir Salvador Allende; un acontecimiento que devino en su vil asesinato y que dio paso a un sinfín de atrocidades por parte de…

Staff (2021-09-24). Headlines for September 24, 2021. democracynow.org Haiti Envoy Resigns over Mass Deportations, Blasts "Catastrophic" History of U.S. Interventions, Immigrant Rights Activists Demand an End to ICE Jails on Day of Nationwide Action, CDC Dir. Walensky Approves Pfizer Boosters for High-Risk Workers, Overruling Agency Panel, South African and Bolivian Presidents Highlight Global Vaccine Inequity at UNGA, Guyana's President Calls Out Disproportionate Effects of Climate Crisis on Small Island Nations, EPA Slashes Use of Industrial Chemicals Widely Used in Air Conditioners, Refrigerators, House Approves Increased $768 Billion Pentagon Budget, Rejecting Bids to Rein In Mi…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). Science Saturday: A fountain of youth for aging muscles. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Regenerative medicine could hold the keys to rejuvenating older muscles, and research supporting that will be featured at the Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery. Preclinical research by Helen Blau, Ph.D., Stanford University School of Medicine, discovered a protein that triggers muscle loss and a way to block it to restore youthful muscle strength. Dr. Blau, director of the Baxter Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology at Stanford University School of Medicine, will present her research in a virtual…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-24). 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…

Staff (2021-09-24). Former Member of Afghan Parliament Says U.S. War Ushered in "Another Dark Age" for Women. democracynow.org The Taliban are already restricting women's rights in Afghanistan — just a month since they overran the capital of Kabul — by blocking female students from returning to schools and universities, and telling many women workers to stay home. The new Taliban government has closed the Ministry of Women's Affairs that was established soon after the Taliban were toppled in 2001, and replaced it with the Ministry for the Propagation of Virtue and Prevention of Vice, charged with enforcing strict Islamic law. Former Afghan Member of Parliament Belquis Roshan calls for…

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