2021-09-25: News Headlines

Ben Norton (2021-09-25). US Congress outlines new phase of economic attacks and hybrid war on Nicaragua's Sandinista government. thegrayzone.com The US Congress invited neoconservative regime-change strategists for a hearing to discuss the next stage of hybrid warfare on Nicaragua's Sandinista government, which will likely involve creating an economic blockade, refusing to recognize the legitimacy of President Daniel Ortega, and borrowing tactics the Trump administration used in its coup attempt in Venezuela. A House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on September 21 set out plans for the next phase of the United States' hybrid warfare on Nicaragua, which aims to destabilize …

Editor (2021-09-25). Heads roll as Biden policies move to the Right. mronline.org The Washington Post has a piece on the current deportation of Haitian migrants from the U.S. and how it is charged with racism.

WSWS (2021-09-25). Thousands cleared from Texas border camp as detentions and deportations of Haitian refugees continue. wsws.org The effort of the Biden White House to deport thousands to a country engulfed in extreme poverty, widespread gang violence and political instability is an immense crime.

Editor2 (2021-09-25). AUKUS — A Dangerous Military Escalation of the New Cold War. orinocotribune.com By Dr Jenny Clegg and Keith Bennett — Sep 23, 2021 | In this topical and detailed analysis, British based activist and scholar Dr Jenny Clegg explains how the recently announced AUKUS military alliance represents a serious escalation of the New Cold War and constitutes a threat not only to China but to the entire region. Friends of Socialist China co-editor Keith Bennett also contributed to this article. | The new military AUKUS pact between Australia, the United States and Britain, announced last week, is a serious escalation of the new Cold War against China and of the militarisation of the Asia-Pacific re…

sputniknews (2021-09-25). 'War Criminal': Watch Crowd Boo Hillary Clinton as She Accepts Queen's University Chancellorship. sputniknews.com Hillary Clinton was appointed Queen's University's first female chancellor in January 2020, but she failed to visit the inauguration ceremony at the time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Editor2 (2021-09-25). Drop the Illusions: Biden is a Vicious Cold Warrior. orinocotribune.com By Carlos Martinez — Sep 22, 2021 | This original article by Friends of Socialist China co-editor After four years of Trump's unhinged anti-China rhetoric, combined with the intensification of US diplomatic and economic attacks on Chi…

WSWS (2021-09-25). Select Committee issues first round of subpoenas targeting high-level Trump conspirators in January 6 coup attempt. wsws.org Subpoenaed individuals include: former White House Chief of Staff, Mark Meadows; Deputy Chief of Staff for Communications, Daniel Scavino; Kashyap "Kash" Patel; chief of staff for former Acting Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller; and former White House Special Adviser Stephen Bannon.

WSWS (2021-09-25). Homeless man faces seven years in prison for a 43-cent "theft" in Pennsylvania. wsws.org Under Pennsylvania's three-strikes law, no matter how small the third theft is, the charge is an automatic felony and carries a 3- to 7-year sentence.

ecns.cn (2021-09-25). National security office of central gov't says U.S. plotting to wage 'color revolution' in Hong Kong. ecns.cn A fact sheet on U.S. interference in Hong Kong affairs released by the Chinese Foreign Ministry revealed that the United States has been plotting to wage a "color revolution" in Hong Kong, the Office for Safeguarding National Security of the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) has said.

WSWS (2021-09-25). El Milagro Chicago tortilla factory workers locked out after walkout. wsws.org Tortilla factory workers at El Milagro in Chicago walked out Thursday to protest speedups, COVID-19 exposure, low wage and other issues.

WSWS (2021-09-25). Dana auto parts worker wrongfully fired in Toledo, Ohio. wsws.org Keaira Marsenburg, an auto parts worker at Toledo Driveline, was fired in a company- and union-backed conspiracy to remove the most class-conscious and militant workers from the shop floor amid ongoing negotiations between the UAW, USW and Dana.

WSWS (2021-09-25). Australia: Victorian outbreak the worst in the state since pandemic began. wsws.org The state Labor government is responding to record infection numbers by escalating its drive to lift lockdown measures in the interests of corporate profit.

Rima Najjar (2021-09-25). Wanted: A Palestinian Front for All Seasons. globalresearch.ca

Alan MacLeod (2021-09-25). Havana Syndrome, Directed Energy Weapons, and the New Cold War. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-25). Top U.S. envoy in Ukraine: "We have made this clear that further aggression from Russia will have costs and consequences" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Further aggression from Russia will have costs and consequences — Kvien The United States will continue to work to hold Russia accountable for its aggression against Ukraine, according to U.S. Chargé d'Affaires Kristina Kvien. **** "As Ukraine works towards Euro-Atlantic integration, we must remain clear-eyed about the challenges Ukraine faces, both from within and from …

Dr. Gary G. Kohls (2021-09-25). What Everybody Needs to Know About the Annual Flu Shots, Before Giving Fully-informed Consent. globalresearch.ca

G. Dunkel (2021-09-25). New York solidarity with Zimbabwe. workers.org On the eve of the opening of the United Nations' General Assembly in New York City, the Brooklyn-based December 12th Movement organized a Pan-African support rally Sept. 18 with the theme: "Zimbabwe will never be a colony again." Zimbabwe, formerly known as Rhodesia, won its independence in 1979 in a . . . |

Staff (2021-09-25). Venezuelan Government and Opposition Resume Mexico Talks Today — 3rd Round. orinocotribune.com The objective of the dialogues is to reach agreements that would return Venezuela's extremist opposition to the democratic process, and the lifting of economic sanctions. | The delegations from the Venezuelan government and the opposition meet again this Friday, September 24 for the third round of dialogues in the Mexican capital, with the mediation of the Norway, know as the Mexico Talks. | The head of the government delegation, Jorge Rodríguez, declared that this new round of discussions will focus on Venezuela's request for the return of the assets stolen from the South American country and held in bank accoun…

AT Contributor (2021-09-25). Meng freedom unlocks China hostage diplomacy case. asiatimes.com Canada freed a Chinese telecoms executive and two Canadians imprisoned in what China's Western critics branded "hostage diplomacy" headed home Friday, drawing a close to an episode that has poisoned ties between the two countries and Washington. Meng Wanzhou — the 49-year-old daughter of Ren Zhengfei, the billionaire founder of world-leading telecoms equipment supplier Huawei …

ecns.cn (2021-09-25). Meng Wanzhou returning to China. ecns.cn Through unremitting efforts of the Chinese government, Ms. Meng Wanzhou has already left Canada, on 24 September local time, on a charter flight organized by the Chinese government. She will soon return to her home country and reunite with her family.

ecns.cn (2021-09-25). 65 countries oppose interference in China's internal affairs under pretext of human rights. ecns.cn Pakistan on Friday delivered a joint statement on behalf of 65 countries at the 48th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, stressing that respect for the sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of states and non-interference in the internal affairs of sovereign states represent basic norms that govern international relations.

WSWS (2021-09-25). Brazil's Bolsonaro attacks socialism and COVID-19 lockdowns at UN. wsws.org Bolsonaro praised the recent fascistic demonstrations in Brazil and defended his criminal "herd immunity" policy that has caused nearly 600,000 COVID-19 deaths.

Kevin Gosztola (2021-09-25). 9/11 Cinema: Karl Rove Asks Hollywood To Help 'Win The War On Evil'. thedissenter.org Following the 9/11 attacks, Bush administration senior adviser Karl Rove went to Hollywood for a meeting on their role in 'war on terrorism.'

Sara Flounders (2021-09-25). In New York City, taxi drivers demand debt forgiveness. workers.org The New York Taxi Workers Alliance organized a Sept. 19 rally and a 24/7 protest encampment for Debt Forgiveness at City Hall in Manhattan. Thousands of drivers are locked in lifelong debt and are at risk of bankruptcy, of losing their homes, cabs and savings. The drivers are heavily in . . . |

Dr. Bryan Ardis (2021-09-25). Video: Covid-19, "What are They Doing to These Patients". Dr. Bryan Ardis, Dr. Wolfgang Wodarg, Dr. Reiner Fuellmich. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-09-25). Chelsea Manning challenges attempt to permanently bar her from Canada under Ottawa's state secrecy laws. wsws.org The Canadian government plans to argue that the persecuted US whistleblower should be permanently barred from entering the country at an Immigration and Refugee Board hearing scheduled for October 7.

WSWS (2021-09-25). "These new laws are breaching human rights"—SEP electoral members condemn new Australian laws. wsws.org "It's important to achieve social equality and give a voice to the working class, because it doesn't have one in modern society," Bianca, a new SEP electoral member, said.

WSWS (2021-09-25). Acclaimed photographer Stephen Dupont denounces MGM's "burying" of Minamata in North America. wsws.org "MGM is not just punishing Depp but everyone else, the other actors, the director, the cinematographer, writers, all those involved," says W. Eugene Smith award winner.

Ted Kelly (2021-09-25). 'Tear Down the Walls! Free Them All!'. workers.org The following are excerpts given at a Sept. 19 "Shut Down Fayette" rally in front of Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pa. Molly Maguire My great-great-grandfather, Michael Kelly, was born in Schuylkill County. His parents were from Ireland. He was the first in my family to be born in this . . . |

Andrew Korybko (2021-09-25). The US, UK, Australia (AUKUS) Alliance against France. globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2021-09-25). Fact sheet exposes U.S. meddling in Hong Kong. ecns.cn The Foreign Ministry on Friday issued a fact sheet revealing how the United States has interfered in Hong Kong affairs and supported anti-China and destabilizing forces, and said that China will make a firm and strong response.

Michael Welch (2021-09-25). Canadian Election 44: No Mice in the Field of Cats. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-25). Event marks unity of Abkhazia, Donetsk, Lugansk, South Ossetia and Syria. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Bibilov presented the Order of Friendship to the guests from Syria, Abkhazia, DPR and LPR For contribution to the development and strengthening of friendly relations and in connection with the celebration of the 31st anniversary of the formation of the Republic, President of South Ossetia Anatoly Bibilov presented state awards — the Order of Friendship …

WSWS (2021-09-25). Australian government speeds up plans for nuclear-powered submarines to confront China. wsws.org These moves indicate that preparations for war, potentially within years, not decades, are intensifying.

WSWS (2021-09-25). WHO/ILO study says nearly 2 million workers globally die from work-related issues each year. wsws.org The report documents the enormous toll taken by unhealthy work environments, citing long hours as the leading health risk having caused 750,000 work-related deaths in 2016.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-25). Headed to Georgia, Turkey: NATO ships return to Black Sea. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Bulgaria, Romania and Turkey are full NATO members, Georgia and Ukraine are NATO Enhanced Opportunities Partners. The only littoral state not a NATO member or advanced partner is Russia. Non-recognized Abkhazia also is on the Black Sea. It would be an immediate target in NATO's plans for the "liberation of occupied territories." Moldova is also …

WSWS (2021-09-25). Tensions rise as Sterling Heights Assembly Plant workers begin ninety consecutive days at work. wsws.org The "critical plant" status being invoked by management was part of the 2019 sellout contract negotiated by the United Auto Workers with Stellantis.

ecns.cn (2021-09-25). China vows to continue support for UN nuclear test ban treaty. ecns.cn China will never be an obstacle to a multilateral treaty that bans all nuclear tests, and will continue to make contribution to facilitate its entry into force, a Chinese envoy reiterated Friday to a high-level United Nations conference.

Renee Parsons (2021-09-25). "US Sovereignty": NATO Takes over Norfolk Naval Base. globalresearch.ca

Gary Olson (2021-09-25). Decolonizing Minds, Including My Own, About U.S. Capitalist State Settler Colonialism. dissidentvoice.org The discovery of gold and silver in America, the extirpation, enslavement and entombment in mines of the aboriginal population, the beginning of the conquest and looting of the East Indies, the turning of Africa into a warren for the hunting of black skins, signaled the rosy dawn of the era of capitalist production. These idyllic …

WSWS (2021-09-25). Entertainment industry union IATSE calls for strike authorization vote. wsws.org IATSE called for a strike authorization vote while tens of thousands of entertainment workers operate in increasingly unsafe working conditions.

Azadeh Shahshahani (2021-09-25). Afghanistan and Beyond: End U.S. War-Making Everywhere. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-09-25). Italy arrests ex-Catalan regional Premier Puigdemont for extradition to Spain. wsws.org Carles Puigdemont was released shortly after his arrest, executed by Spanish and Italian police agencies apparently without the knowledge of the Italian government.

WSWS (2021-09-25). The international significance of Germany's federal election and the campaign of the Socialist Equality Party. wsws.org The contradictions of world capitalism, which the German ruling class tried to resolve in the 20th century by means of war and fascism, are violently reemerging.

WSWS (2021-09-25). Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and New Zealand. wsws.org India: Village health nurses protest in Tamil Nadu for shorter hours; Andhra Pradesh contract medical officers demand unpaid salaries; Australian truck drivers strike for better pay…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-25). Ukrainian troops storm beach in Sea of Azov during NATO drills. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Among the fifteen nations participating in the U.S.-led war games are Turkey, Pakistan and Jordan. Ukrainian troops land on Azov Sea coast in NATO drillsThe Joint Efforts 2021 military drills kicked off in Ukraine on September 22 Ukrainian marines landed on the coast of the Sea of Azov in the Joint Efforts 2021 drills involving …

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-09-25). "Shrink the World's Population": Secret 2009 Meeting of Billionaires "Good Club" globalresearch.ca Revised version …

Gloria Rubac (2021-09-25). Changing racist name of prisons is 'like putting lipstick on a pig'. workers.org Outrage over the Minneapolis police murder of George Floyd in May 2020 was immediate. This righteous anger took many forms, from marches and rallies to toppling racist statues, shutting down highways and even setting fire to police stations. The disgust was palpable and widespread. W. F. Ramsey prison farm in . . . |

WSWS (2021-09-25). Australia: Thousands of NSW rail workers to strike Tuesday. wsws.org More than 8,000 train drivers, guards and other workers are engaged in industrial action against the state-owned rail companies.

WSWS (2021-09-25). Florida Governor DeSantis appoints right-wing surgeon general to oversee state's COVID policy. wsws.org The appointment of Dr. Joseph Ladapo as surgeon general provides Governor DeSantis pseudoscientific cover in his efforts to continue to let the virus rip through the state.

Clean Energy Wire (2021-09-25). Fridays for Future plans Climate Strike in over 350 German cities ahead of National Election. juancole.com ( Clean Energy Wire ) — Activists from student climate movement Fridays for Future plan to take to the streets worldwide and in over 350 German cities for a global strike on 24 September, just two days ahead of the German federal election. The group calls for "socially just and consistent measures to limit global …

Foreign Policy in Focus (2021-09-25). Child Labor is Growing: Which Side Are Democracies On? juancole.com ( Foreign Policy in Focus ) — This is the Year for the Elimination of Child Labor. What can democracies do to make this a reality? By Timothy Ryan | September 23, 2021 Two years ago, when Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro favorably promoted the idea of labor for children as young as eight or nine, …

MEE, agencies (2021-09-25). Tunisia: More than 100 officials resign from Ennahda Party over leadership. middleeasteye.net Tunisia: More than 100 officials resign from Ennahda Party over leadership | Officials say the party is isolated and has failed to form a common front against President Kais Saied's actions | Sat, 09/25/2021 – 10: 38 | Ennahda has been the most powerful party in Tunisia since the 2011 revolution and the ousting of president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali (AFP) | More than 100 prominent officials…

sputniknews (2021-09-25). GOP Golden Boy? Republicans Strongly Back Florida Gov. DeSantis for 2024 Primary Sans Trump. sputniknews.com Within the past several months, numerous surveys on the 2024 US presidential election have shown that a significant portion of the Republican Party would back a GOP ticket featuring the 43-year-old. DeSantis more recently has brushed off the statistical speculation and political prodding as "nonsense" that has been "manufactured."

sputniknews (2021-09-25). 'Can't Get This to Function at All': 'Confused' Joe Biden Suffers Mic Malfunction at Quad Summit. sputniknews.com US President Joe Biden has yet again suffered a microphone failure, this time at the Quad Leaders Summit at the White House. Earlier this month, Secretary of State Antony Blinken fought off laughter after he was quizzed by Republicans as to who in the White House "pushes the button and cuts (President Biden) off mid-sentence".

Maya King (2021-09-25). Minneapolis Puts 'Defund the Police' to a Vote. zcomm.org The city will decide on a sweeping measure that would limit the size, scope and influence of its police department…

Labor Video Project (2021-09-25). New Orleans ATU 1560 Pres Valerie Jefferies Fired By RTA For Defending Worker/Human Rights. indybay.org

Anonymous669 (2021-09-25). French Service Member Killed In Mali During Clashes With Militants. southfront.org File image. | On September 24, the Ministry of the Armed Forces of France announced that a French service member had been killed by militants in Mali. | The fallen service member was identified as Corporal Maxime Blasco from the 7th Battalion of Chasseurs Alpins, the French Army's elite mountain infantry force. | In a statement, the Ministry of Armed Forces said that Balsco was a part of a unit deployed to a forested area near Mali's border with Burkina Faso on a mission to track down a suspected militan…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). 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…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-25). IRGC Forces Moved Iranian-Made Ballistic Missiles From Deir Ezzor To Raqqa: Syrian Monitoring Group. southfront.org A Burkan-2H ballistic missile as seen in a video released by the Houthis' media wing. | Forces affiliated with Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) had moved Iranian-made ballistic missiles from Deir Ezzor to Raqqa in eastern Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights Reported on September 25. | According to the London-based monitoring group, the missiles were moved from an ammunition depot located in the outskirts of the town of al-Mayadin in southern Deir Ezzor to positions held by Iranian-backed forces near…

Jim McIlroy (2021-09-25). StarTrack delivery drivers strike for jobs. greenleft.org.au Up to 2000 Transport Workers Union workers at StarTrack went on strike for 24 hours to protect jobs and win job security guarantees. Jim McIlroy reports.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). 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…

Nebojsa Nick Knezevic, Steven P Cohen (2021-09-25). [Correspondence] The evidence gap in low back pain management strategies — Authors' reply. thelancet.com We thank Xing Du and Yunsheng Ou for bringing up the contentious issue of spine surgery for further discussion. However, we do not agree that the conclusions in our Seminar1 oppose evidence-based medicine; rather, we believe that they bolster the argument that there is insufficient evidence to draw firm conclusions.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-25). UN: Georgia calls on "international community" to "liberate occupied territories" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Echoing identical language employed on the eve of the 1999 war against Yugoslavia, the 2008 war against South Ossetia and last year's war against Nagorno-Karabakh. And the current rhetoric used against Russia over Crimea. Perhaps someone will make the connections. Today I appeal to everyone to end the illegal occupation of Georgia's sovereign lands by …

teleSUR -him, JL (2021-09-25). Corte de El Salvador ordena suspender reforma contra jueces. telesurtv.net La suspensión permitirá a los magistrados proseguir con las investigaciones iniciadas por la Comisión de la Verdad.

Brenda Norrell (2021-09-25). 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.

WorkWeek (2021-09-25). New Orleans ATU 1560 President Valerie Jefferson Fights Firing, For Justice & Human Right. indybay.org

_____ (2021-09-25). To Avert Debt Ceiling Calamity, Democrats Urged to Finally Kill the Filibuster. commondreams.org

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). 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…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-25). Ma'rib: Large Explosions At Key Saudi Forces Camp Attributed To Houthi Missile Strike (Videos). southfront.org Illustrative image, source: the Houthis media wing. | Late on September 23, a series of explosions rocked al-Khashinah military camp which is located in Jubah district to the south of the central Yemeni city of Ma'rib. | The camp, which hosts Saudi-backed forces, was severally damaged as a result of the explosions, which went on until the morning of September 24. The camp's ammunition depots were reportedly wiped out. | Yemeni sources said that a pinpoint missile strike by the Houthis (Ansar Allah) was behind the exp…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). 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…

Allan Fisher (2021-09-25). Saturday 9/25: Free Palestine. indybay.org Corner of Ocean and Water Streets, Santa Cruz…

Staff (2021-09-25). Hactivist jailed in 'Little Guantanamo' says prison blocked him from contacting wife, covering for 'sexually abusive' guard. rt.com Imprisoned hacktivist Martin Gottesfeld says the federal prison authorities have cut off his phone access, shortly after he gave an interview to RT and told his wife about a unit manager who was allegedly sexually abusing inmates. | Gottesfeld is serving a 10-year sentence for a "cyberattack" on Boston Children's Hospital in 2014 — which he says he did to help end the "torture" of teenage girl Justina Pelletier, who was being administered the wrong treatment while her parents lost custody of their daughter to the state for trying to protest against it. | Gottesfeld, who was later arrested by the FBI and w…

Aarathi Prasad (2021-09-25). [Perspectives] Waheed Arian: supporting health care in conflict zones. thelancet.com Waheed Arian is an accident and emergency doctor at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust in the UK and an NHS Innovation Clinical Entrepreneur Fellow and Mentor. But his journey to becoming a doctor was challenging. Born in Kabul in 1983, the first 5 years of his life were spent in hiding from rockets, bombs, and shelling, until his family migrated to Pakistan for their safety. For the next 3 months their home would be the Babu refugee camp near the city of Peshawar. At the camp, Arian became malnourished and contracted malaria and tuberculosis.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). 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…

Staff (2021-09-25). AOC torched over 'barely comprehensible' statement attempting to explain 'present' vote on $1bn Iron Dome bill she opposes. rt.com New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was roasted after issuing a long press release to explain why she didn't vote 'no' on a bill to fund Israeli's anti-missile shield, calling herself a victim of "unjust" procedures. | Having changed her 'no' vote to 'present' at the last minute on a $1 billion bill to replenish Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system the day prior, AOC took to Twitter on Friday with a vast, 900-word missive attempting to justify the move to her constituents. While she stated the bill "should have been opposed," she went on to argue that it was brought to the House floor through…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-25). U.S. is Ukraine's strategic ally in "countering Russian aggression," to provide $300 million more in military aid. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ukraine, U.S. to strengthen defense cooperation — Kvien "President Zelensky and President Biden met recently at the White House….Both President Biden and President Zelensky are committed to Ukraine's Western orientation and full Euro-Atlantic integration," [U.S. Chargé d'Affaires Kristina] Kvien said. She said that the United States and Ukraine were going to work together using tools …

Dan Bacher (2021-09-25). 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."

Party for Socialism & Liberation (2021-09-25). 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…

teleSUR, drl, JDO (2021-09-25). Cuba envía a Vietnam primer lote de su vacuna anticovid Abdala. telesurtv.net Luego de la visita de la semana anterior del presidente vietnamita a Cuba se firmó un suministro de 5 millones de dosis.

Antoine Duclos, Claude Guerin (2021-09-25). [Correspondence] From nurse-to-patient ratio to optimal team composition. thelancet.com We congratulate Matthew D McHugh and colleagues1 for showing the higher value of care delivered to the population after improved hospital staffing levels. This quasi-experimental evaluation surpasses previous observations showing a statistical relationship between the nurse-to-patient ratio and care safety.2…

Anonymous103 (2021-09-25). As The Southern Border Dissolves, So Does Biden's Agenda. southfront.org Illustrative ImageChaos at the Border, Chaos on the Hill | Written by William Stroock, observer, author of military fiction | Last week the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute held its annual ball, colloquially known as the Met Gala. This is the fashion industry's annual celebration of itself, and it is a seminal event in New York City. Tickets cost more than $30,000. This year's Met Gala was attended by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY). The unofficial leader of The Squad of young firebrand House progressives, AOC was resplendent in makeup, jewelry and a dress that cost more than most peo…

CPVAW (2021-09-25). Friday 10/22: Cyber Abuse & How to Stop It. indybay.org Free Online Event. RSVP is required to receive the Zoom link: www.eventbrite.com/e/cyber-abuse-how-to-… | The link will be sent closer to the date of the event.

Talha Burki (2021-09-25). [World Report] WHO introduces ambitious new air quality guidelines. thelancet.com Experts call the stringent limits "extremely challenging", but with the potential to have a large effect on public health. Talha Burki reports.

Planned Parenthood (2021-09-25). Saturday 10/2: Raise Your Voice for Freedom of Choice Virtual Rally w/ Planned Parenthood. indybay.org Online rally via Zoom…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). 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…

Anonymous103 (2021-09-25). Is It Really Possible For The UK To Become A Member Of The USMCA? southfront.org Illustrative ImageLondon seems to be seeking a deal to replace the European market. | Written by Lucas Leiroz, research fellow in international law at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. | In the contemporary world order, it is practically impossible for any country to maintain a status of economic power without participating in broad free trade zones, ensuring a strong market in a specific regional space. While being part of the European Union, the UK participated in the local market and enjoyed free trade with other member countries. However, after Brexit, London has been looking for alternatives to fill…

Pia Sarkar (2021-09-25). 'Vaccine Apartheid': Africans Tell UN They Need Vaccines. zcomm.org "No one is safe unless we are all safe." That message was repeated throughout the day to world leaders assembled at the UN, as the inequity of vaccine distribution came into sharp focus…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). 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…

Local Volunteers (2021-09-25). 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…

The Conversation (2021-09-25). Transparency can Help Cut Carbon Emissions: Don't let Polluting Corporations Hide. juancole.com By Richard Holden | — World leaders and about 30,000 others from assorted interest groups will converge on Glasgow in November for the United Nations' 26th annual climate summit, COP26 ("Conference of the Parties"). It will be five years (allowing for a one-year Tokyo 2020-style pandemic hiatus) since the Paris Agreement adopted at COP21 in …

Candice Bernd (2021-09-25). Activists Ramp Up Pressure on Biden Administration Ahead of UN Climate Talks. zcomm.org "It's a really important report because it could very well serve as a blueprint for regulatory action for federal agencies if it's bold and meets the Biden administration's rhetoric on climate."

Geoff Watts (2021-09-25). [Obituary] Michael John Peckham. thelancet.com Oncologist, administrator, and artist. He was born in Panteg, UK, on Aug 2, 1935, and died of lymphoma in London, UK, on Aug 13, 2021, aged 86 years.

teleSUR, yart, NG (2021-09-25). Revelan 40 videos de torturas a testigos del caso Ayotzinapa. telesurtv.net Los videos involucran a funcionarios de la Procuraduría y de las fuerzas de seguridad durante el Gobierno de Peña Nieto.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-09-25). Turkish military base in Iraq reportedly targeted by rockets. en.mehrnews.com Iraqi media sources reported that five rockets were fired at a Turkish military base in the Bashiqa area in Nineveh province.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-09-25). The 2020-21 Worldwide Corona Crisis: Destroying Civil Society, Engineered Economic Depression, Global Coup d'État and the "Great Reset" globalresearch.ca We are at the crossroads of one of the most serious crises in modern history. We are living history, yet our understanding of the flow of events since January 2020 has been blurred. Worldwide, people have been misled both by their governments and the media.

Xing Du, Yunsheng Ou (2021-09-25). [Correspondence] The evidence gap in low back pain management strategies. thelancet.com In their Seminar,1 Nebojsa Nick Knezevic and colleagues concluded that surgery is more effective than conservative management in the treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis, and that decompression combined with fusion had no substantial benefit compared with decompression alone. We believe that this conclusion was not evidence-based, and could have the potential to prejudice the spine surgeon against the choice of treatment for lumbar spinal stenosis.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). 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…

sputniknews (2021-09-25). Biden's National Security Adviser May Be Guilty of Perjury Over Clinton Campaign's Russiagate Plot. sputniknews.com Last week, Michael Sussmann, a former attorney in a law firm that represented Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign, was indicted for allegedly lying to the FBI in 2016 about the capacity in which he was providing allegations of cyber links between Russia's Alfa Bank and former US President Donald Trump's Trump Organisation.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). 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…

Jayati Ghosh (2021-09-25). [Perspectives] An inclusive worldview: Amartya Sen's memoir. thelancet.com Amartya Sen's contributions to economics, social science more generally, and philosophy are so profound and wide-ranging that they defy easy categorisation. In addition to his technical work on the appropriate choice of technology in low-income and middle-income countries and on the axiomatic underpinnings of social choice theory, he has broadened the scope of enquiry to bring in more complex approaches to the idea of development, the explicit analysis of deprivation, how to capture and measure wellbeing and inequality, the nature of human freedom, our understanding of democracy, and much else.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). 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,"…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Children and storm anxiety. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 6-year-old son becomes anxious and agitated whenever it storms. I have noticed that this behavior has become more frequent since we had to evacuate last year for a few days due to a pending hurricane. What can I do to help my child overcome his fear of storms? He is always asking about the weather whenever we leave the house, and if the sky darkens, he asks if we need to take…

Betsey Piette (2021-09-25). Philly's first Curb Fest for political prisoners. workers.org By Betsey Piette Philadelphia's first Curb Fest for Political Prisoners, held in the city's Germantown neighborhood Sept. 18, featured local DJs, performers, artists, multiple information and vendor tables about political prisoners and organizations working for their release. Curb Fest events are planned for other cities in the U.S. Philadelphia, Sept. . . . |

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). 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: …

teleSUR- lvm, JL (2021-09-25). Pdte. de México pide a Israel extradición de Tomás Zerón. telesurtv.net Este viernes un juez federal negó a Tomás Zerón, un amparo contra la orden de aprehensión por los presuntos delitos de tortura y desparición forzada de los 43 normalistas.

Yes on Empty Home Tax 2022 (2021-09-25). Saturday 10/16: Empty Home Tax Launch Party. indybay.org Shanty Shack Brewing | 138 Fern St., Santa Cruz…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). Flu vaccine appointments across Southeast Minnesota. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org OWATONNA, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Health System will offer flu vaccination appointments to patients 6 months and older across Southeast Minnesota, starting Oct. 18. Patients can self-schedule a flu vaccination appointment through Patient Online Services or the Mayo Clinic App. Patients will be able to schedule an appointment by phone, beginning Oct. 4. Self-scheduling flu vaccine appointments is recommended, as this prevents wait times on the phone and preserves resources for COVID-19 care. Now more…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). 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…

Local Volunteers (2021-09-25). 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/

Herbert L Smith, Linda H Aiken, Matthew D McHugh (2021-09-25). [Correspondence] From nurse-to-patient ratio to optimal team composition — Authors' reply. thelancet.com In 2016, the state of Queensland, Australia, established a policy limiting the average number of patients per nurse for adult medical surgical wards in 27 public hospitals that treated more than half of the state's adult acute care admissions. Queensland was motivated by research showing that better hospital nurse staffing is associated with better patient outcomes, as well as growing international efforts to translate this research into effective policy.1…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). 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…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-25). Syrian Army Enters Former ISIS Stronghold In Western Daraa (Video, Photos). southfront.org Click to see full-size image. | On September 25, several units of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) accompanied by a force from the Russian Military Police entered the al-Yarmouk valley in the western countryside of Daraa. | The deployment is a part of a | Under the agreement, the towns of…

Center for Biological Diversity (2021-09-25). New Study: Tiny Minority of Local Poachers Is Driving Red Wolves to Extinction. indybay.org Fewer Than 10 Red Wolves Remain in Wild…

WSWS (2021-09-25). Quad summit heightens threat of US-led war against China. wsws.org The first face-to-face meeting of US, Australian, Indian and Japanese leaders had all the hallmarks of a quadrilateral military alliance in the making directed against China.

Dave DeCamp (2021-09-25). US Won't Be Asking Taliban Permission to Launch Future Airstrikes in Afghanistan. news.antiwar.com The US has no plans to ask permission from the Taliban if it decides to bomb Afghanistan in the future, Since the withdrawal, the US has maintained that it has "over the horizon capabilities" to carry out airstrikes in Afghanistan. But even though the Taliban is leading the new Afghan government, the Pentagon has no plans to coordinate with them on potential airstrikes. | "We retain all necessary authorities to execute over-the…

sputniknews (2021-09-25). China Warns US Will 'Dump' India, Australia, and Japan as Four Nations Convene for Quad Summit. sputniknews.com Leaders from Australia, India, Japan, and the US held discussions on a range of issues, including maritime security, COVID vaccine cooperation, as well as the situation in Afghanistan, at the first-ever summit of the "Quadrilateral Security Dialogue" hosted at the White House on 24 September.

Dan Bacher (2021-09-25). Time and Again: An exhibition centering on Rigo 23's statue of Native activist Leonard Peltier. indybay.org This exhibit centers on "Leonard Peltier – Waiting," a mixed media 12 X 6 X 9 foot statue that is based on a painted self-portrait that Peltier painted from prison. The statue has been exhibited in four other venues, in Washington, DC; Los Angeles and San Francisco, according to Rigo 23.

Klaus Weinert (2021-09-25). Limitation to 1.5 degrees is not possible with our economic system. indybay.org In economics, an international mainstream dominates, which establishes optimized formal models that exclude many areas of economic relations, such as feminism, historical school, as well as post-Keynesianism, which considers the importance of demand and demand to be at least as important as good conditions for companies.

teleSUR, yart, NG (2021-09-25). Jóvenes en el mundo se manifiestan contra el cambio climático. telesurtv.net Estas manifestaciones suceden a pocas semanas de que ocurra la Cumbre de Naciones Unidas sobre Cambio Climático COP26.

Raj Patel (2021-09-25). The Globalized, Corporate-Led Food System Is Failing Us. zcomm.org More than 500 civil society groups boycotted the United Nations Food Systems Summit in New York for giving corporations an outsized role in framing the agenda…

teleSUR, JL (2021-09-25). Gobierno de Venezuela rechaza injerencia de EE.UU. en proceso de diálogo. telesurtv.net "El Gobierno Bolivariano jamás atenderá una agenda que intente imponer este personaje", apuntó Rodríguez.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-09-25). Iran's hospitality towards asylum seekers in comparison to US. en.mehrnews.com

The Lancet (2021-09-25). [Editorial] COVID-19: learning as an interdependent world. thelancet.com There were some grounds for hope that the COVID-19 pandemic would be under control by now. Huge scientific advances have been made in our understanding of COVID-19, as well as its countermeasures. Countries have had 18 months to understand which policies work, and to develop strategies accordingly. Yet the pandemic is at a dangerous and shifting stage. Almost 10‚Äà000 deaths are reported globally every day. National responses to COVID-19 range from the complete lifting of restrictions in Denmark, to new state-wide lockdowns in Australia, and a growing political and public health crisis in the US…

teleSUR-jaa, JL (2021-09-25). Pdte. de Bolivia reafirma su rechazo a las políticas del FMI. telesurtv.net El presidente aseveró que el entonces Gobierno de facto pretendía endeudar al país con el organismo monetarista.

Gershon Baskin (2021-09-25). Israeli-Palestinian conflict: The questions to be answered at the table. zcomm.org The reality is that as the non-viability of a two-state solution becomes increasingly clear, we will all have to become a lot more serious in the collective search for other solutions…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-25). FM: Britain, Turkey arming Ukraine for war with Russia with EU, NATO backing. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Kuleba on Zelensky's meetings in New York: Ukraine strengthening partnership with powerful players Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has emphasized the importance of bilateral talks held by President Volodymyr Zelensky in New York with the leaders of Britain and Turkey, as well as with the European Commission president and the NATO secretary general. "An important …

Animal Liberation Press Office (2021-09-25). 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.

Anonymous007 (2021-09-25). Military Situation In Yemen On September 25, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 129 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On September 24, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 2 airstrikes on the Shada district | On September 24, Ansar Allah attacked positions of Saudi coalition in Abha Airport with a suicide drone | On September 25, clashes between Ansar Allah and Saudi-led forces continued in the west of Marib city | On September 25,…

Dave DeCamp (2021-09-25). Biden Hosts First Quad Summit to Strengthen Partnership Against China. news.antiwar.com On Friday, President Biden

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). 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…

DMZ (2021-09-25). 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.

WSWS (2021-09-25). UNHRC session pushes for implementation of US-backed human rights resolution on Sri Lanka. wsws.org The ongoing, US-led human rights posturing against Sri Lanka is aimed forcing Colombo to fully embrace US military-strategic build up in the Indo-Pacific against China.

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

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-25). Georgia: small nation, but willing to sacrifice sons in NATO wars around the world. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com At one point Georgia was the third-largest troop contributor for the wars in both Iraq and Afghanistan (with a total population of only some 3.5 million), with only the U.S. and Britain deploying more. In August of 2008 the Pentagon airlifted all 2,000 Georgian troops in Iraq home to join in the war with Russia …

TASS (2021-09-25). Vietnamese company produces first batch of Sputnik V vaccine. tass.com Vabiotech produced a trial batch of Sputnik V in July…

Staff (2021-09-25). Costco to impose buying limits on toilet paper, bottled water amid 'uptick in Delta-related demand,' CFO says. rt.com A major US discount retailer said it will resume limits on purchases of certain "key" items, including toilet paper and bottled water, with the company's CFO claiming the Covid-19 Delta variant is driving a major run on inventory. | Costco — which operates more than 500 big-box retail stores across the US and 200-plus abroad — announced the upcoming buying limits during an earnings call on Thursday, according to a

WSWS (2021-09-25). UK parent Lisa Diaz calls for a school strike on October 1. wsws.org The Socialist Equality Party and the World Socialist Web Site call for maximum support by workers for the proposal of British parent Lisa Diaz for a school strike on Friday, October 1.

Animal Liberation Press Office (2021-09-25). Basque ALF Destroys 22 Hunting Stands. indybay.org Received anonymously:…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). 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…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-25). U.S. recruits NATO allies, partners for showdown with Russia in the Arctic. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com As U.S. shifts Arctic strategy to counter Russia, allies offer valuable info The Arctic has received relatively little military attention since the Cold War, but U.S. strategy is shifting toward a renewed focus on the region, reflecting increasing Russian military activity there. Recent Arctic strategies by the Army, Air Force and Navy emphasize ways of …

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-25). Sweden forges military bloc against Russia with NATO neighbors Denmark, Norway. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Sweden, like Finland now a NATO Enhanced Opportunities Partner, supplied combat troops for NATO's war in Afghanistan and warplanes for NATO's war against Libya. Sweden to deepen military ties with Norway, Denmark, Swedish TV reports Sweden will sign a defence cooperation agreement with Norway and Denmark this week to counter a deteriorating security situation in …

Peter Koenig (2021-09-25). China in Action: Carbon Neutral by 2050. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous103 (2021-09-25). Putin Is Unlikely To Trust Erdogan Despite Western Pressure Mounting On Turkey. southfront.org Illustrative ImageTurkey now needs Russia as it struggles to juggle multiple geopolitical-military fronts | Written Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst | Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that unlike his relationships with George W. Bush, Barack Obama and Donald Trump, which "worked well," he has "not gotten off to a good start" with his U.S. counterpart Joe Biden since his arrival in the White House on January 20. Erdogan also vented that the source of his frustration with Washington was the removal of Turkey from the F-35 fighter project two years ago after purchasing the R…

Ady Barkan (2021-09-25). 'Injustice is interconnected but so is freedom'. zcomm.org I came to believe the way to guarantee these rights and dignity for all people is by joining together and demanding ordinary people hold the power in our democracy. That's basically democratic socialism…

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-09-25). Iran doubts Biden's seriousness in returning to JCPOA. en.mehrnews.com Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said that the Islamic Republic of Iran cast doubt seriousness of US President Biden's administration in returning to Iran's nuclear deal, JCPOA.

Johanna Ross (2021-09-25). "Vigil": The BBC's Submarine Drama Is the Anti-Russian Propaganda Machine in Action. globalresearch.ca

Stansfield Smith (2021-09-25). Coal Miners' Ongoing Strike Against BlackRock's Warrior Met. zcomm.org 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 their overtime pay and paid holidays…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-25). The Taliban Is Chasing After Afghan Resistance Remnants In Hindu Kush Mountains (Photos, Videos). southfront.org File image. | The Afghan resistance has reemerged in the northeastern province of Panjshir, specifically in the rough Hindu Kush mountain range. | On September 25, resistance supporters shared videos and several photos showing fighters of the resistance, that was defeated by the Taliban less than a month ago, marching in the rough mountain range. | #Afghanistan #Tajikistan pic.twi…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-25). Military Situation In Syria On September 25, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 25, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 26 times: 11 — in Idlib province, 2 — in Latakia province, 2 — in Hama province, 1 — in Aleppo province | On September 25, Russian warplanes attacked positions of Turkish-backed forces in Ain Sheib area | On September 25, Russian warplanes attacked positions of Turkish-backed forces in Duwayr Akrad area | On September 25, artillery of Turkish-ba…

South Front (2021-09-25). Video: US-led Coalition Denies Responsibility for Drone Strikes against Syria. globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). Mayo Clinic Healthcare and Bupa UK Insurance announce new agreement. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic Healthcare, the London facility of acclaimed healthcare provider Mayo Clinic, and Bupa, the UK's leading health insurer, have announced a new two-year agreement to deliver care to Bupa's customers. Mayo Clinic Healthcare, 15 Portland Place, London The agreement enables Bupa's UK health insurance customers to access care at Mayo Clinic Healthcare, including consultations, diagnostics, endoscopy, MRI and CT services at the clinic in Portland Place, London. Mayo Clinic Healthcare also provides a secondary…

Rob Hyde (2021-09-25). [World Report] Health in the 2021 German election. thelancet.com Health system funding, social care, staffing, and COVID-19 are key issues in the German election, on Sept 26, 2021. Rob Hyde reports on the manifesto pledges of the main parties.

Nayvin Gordon (2021-09-25). Aided & Abetted by U.S. Politicians, Nature Unleashed Biological Warfare on the People. indybay.org Politicians have aided biological warfare against the people…

teleSUR, JGN (2021-09-25). Cuba reabre comercio ante descenso de casos de la Covid-19. telesurtv.net De igual manera, quedan restablecidos servicios notariales, del Registro Civil y del Registro de la Propiedad.

Abahlali baseMjondolo (2021-09-25). Food sovereignty from the perspective of the urban poor. zcomm.org We can only overcome food crises when the social value of land is put before its commercial value…

Anonymous103 (2021-09-25). March To Free Journalist Julian Assange. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Written by Dr. Leon Tressell. | Two years ago award winning journalist Julian Assange was imprisoned in Belmarsh maximum security prison on remand. Over this period Assange has suffered great damage to his physical and mental health. According to Professor Nils Melzer UN Special Rapporteur for Torture Julian Assange is a victim of psychological torture who should be released immediately. | Instead the UK government has ignored its obligations under international law and continues to detain Assange at the behest of the United States, | Back in January of this year Julian Assange won…

thelancet (2021-09-25). [Department of Error] Department of Error. thelancet.com McGinley M P, Cohen J A. Sphingosine 1-phosphate receptor modulators in multiple sclerosis and other conditions. Lancet 2021; 398: 1184—94—In table 1 of this Therapeutics paper, cenerimod should have had a — symbol in the S1PR5 column. In table 4, the studies for systemic lupus erythematosus should have been listed as: NCT03742037, cenerimod, phase 2, active; NCT02472795, cenerimod, phase 1/2, completed; NCT01294774, KRP203, phase 2, completed; and NCT02307643, amiselimod, phase 1, completed. In the same table, the study for asthma should have been listed as: NCT00785083, fingolimod, phase 2, co…

UUSF Forum (2021-09-25). 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…

Laura Wells (2021-09-25). United States Out of Nicaragua — United People In! indybay.org The people of Nicaragua need our solidarity. They are in danger of the Biden administration increasing Trump-era US sanctions, and need more solidarity, especially from US progressives, rather than critique. US citizens can help the "pueblo" by actively opposing the RENACER act, no matter what critiques anyone has concerning their president Daniel Ortega.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-25). UN: Georgia discusses Caucasus with Turkey, Intermarium projects with Poland. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Turkey is an uncompromising advocate of Georgia joining NATO and "liberating" its "occupied territories" of Abkhazia and South Ossetia "from Russia," either of which developments would almost certainly trigger war with Russia — Turkey's strategic partner as the Vladimir Putin regime describes the relationship between the two countries on an almost daily basis. Turkey maintains …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). 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….

Dona Nobis Pacem (2021-09-25). Californians Observe International Day of Peace. indybay.org On the street in San Francisco and in the park in Monterey.

Anonymous103 (2021-09-25). Support SouthFront's Fight For Existence. southfront.org Illustrative Image | DEAR FRIENDS!: | SouthFront stays still to save the vestiges of freedom of speech and to show you the real face of the world most dangerous crises. But in the current difficult conditions, we are forced to act as being in a besieged fortress. | Without your regular participation in SF life, our activities will be stopped. | In order to support the activities of SouthFront through PayPal, Western union or other traditional means, please write to , | If you want to sup…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-25). Russian Aerospace Forces Target Militants In Turkish-Occupied Afrin, Step Up Airstrikes On Greater Idlib (Videos, Photos). southfront.org A Russian Su-24 takes off on a combat mission at Hemeimeem airbase, Syria, on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015. IMAGE: AP PHOTO/VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | On September 25, warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) carried out at least five airstrikes on the Turkish-occupied northern Syrian area of Afrin. | The airstrikes targeted positions of the al-Shamiya Front located near the town of Bosoufane in the southern part of Afrin. Several militants of the Turkish-backed group were reportedly killed or wounded as a result of the airstri…

Staff (2021-09-24). 'War criminal! Out!' Protesters greet Hillary Clinton as she becomes chancellor of university in Northern Ireland. rt.com Former US top diplomat and failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton became the first female chancellor of Queen's University in Belfast, but her triumphant entrance was picketed by hecklers branding her as a "war criminal." | Clinton was inaugurated on Friday as the first-ever female chancellor of Queen's, a public university dating back to the 1840s. She was actually appointed to the five-year term in 2020, but her installation was delayed on account of the Covid-19 pandemic. | Cries of "Shame on Queen's! Shame on you!" and "War criminal! Out! Out! Out!" could be heard from protesters outside the univers…

teleSUR (2021-09-24). Santos Slams Duque Over UN Statements About Peace in Colombia. telesurenglish.net Former Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (2010-2018) on Friday described as counter-productive President Ivan Duque's attitude at the United Nations General Assembly, where he described the peace agreement as 'fragile'. | RELATED: | The former president, under whose term talks and negotiations with the extinct Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People's Army (FARC-EP) took place, resulting in the 2016 Peace Agr…

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

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…

It's Going Down (2021-09-24). This Is America #148: Nabisco Strike Grows into Wider Struggle; Fight to Free Sean Swain Continues. itsgoingdown.org photo: @tevitauhatafe Welcome to This Is America, August 24th, 2021. On this episode, first we speak with someone from Symbiosis in Portland, Oregon, where we cover the Nabisco strike from the vantage point of a supporter who was on the picket lines. While the strike has now come to a close, with the workers beating…

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, …

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

Isheka N. Harrison (2021-09-24). Melvin Van Peebles, Who Worked To Overcome 'Blaxploitation' Films, Dies At 89. moguldom.com Legendary filmmaker Melvin Van Peebles, who was affectionately known as "the Godfather of Modern Black Cinema" — died Tuesday, Sept. 21, at his Manhattan, New York home. He was 89. His death was announced by his son and frequent creative collaborator, actor and director Mario Van Peebles. "Dad knew that Black images matter," Mario Van Peebles …

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 …

teleSUR (2021-09-24). Wildfires in Northern California Cause Mandatory Evacuation. telesurenglish.net An explosive wildfire in northern California expanded to 1,200 acres Thursday in 24 hours, triggering multiple mandatory evacuation orders, under which over 4,000 residents fled from their homes. | RELATED: | Dubbed Fawn Fire, the fire started some 19 km north of Redding city on Wednesday night, burned wildly Thursday afternoon and threatened Redding city, which has a population of 100,000, according to the California Department of…

Staff (2021-09-24). Berliners to vote on expropriating housing from powerful landlords. therealnews.com Most international coverage of the German elections is focused on who will replace Angela Merkel after her 16-year term as chancellor ends, but for everyday Berliners, just having the resources to pay the rent is a bigger concern. Berlin's efforts to lower the fast-rising rents in Germany's capital city have led to a referendum which could expropriate and socialize almost a quarter of a million apartments primarily from Deutsche Wohnen, the

Mark Gruenberg (2021-09-24). Workers tell prominent Dems of need for home care dollars. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—One by one, except for Pennsylvanians in a verbal duet, home care workers marched to the podium in a congressional meeting room to tell prominent Democrats of the need for a lot more federal funding for the nation's 2.4 million home care workers and the clients they serve. Not that the Dems, including House Speaker …

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…

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

_____ (2021-09-24). Northwest Tribes Battle The Legacy Of Energy Colonization. popularresistance.org One hundred years later, after the Treaty of Walla Walla was signed, tribes watched their sacred rivers and waterfalls being dammed one after another. The fishing wars had begun as the American government tried to take away treaty rights from Northwest tribes. | Today, the fish are dying and no longer able to return home navigating through mass pollution, warming waters and massive dams that block their only way home to spawn. Spawning grounds have been built over. Many of the great forests have been clear-cut, destroying precious spawning grounds. Another broken treaty. | Here, in the Northwest, short-termed thi…

Bettina Marshall (2021-09-24). National Organizer (Justice is Global). peoplesaction.org About People's Action Institute and Justice is Global 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 reflects people over profits. People's Action/Institute builds the power of poor and working people, in rural, suburban, and urban areas …

It's Going Down (2021-09-24). Break the Borders: For Solidarity, Mutual Aid, and Fire to the American Plantation. itsgoingdown.org 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 is simply a…

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 …

teleSUR (2021-09-24). US House Seeks To Block Funds for the ESMAD & Aerial Fumigation. telesurenglish.net The bill sponsored by Democratic House Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez additionally bans possible U.S. funds for arms and training of the National Police's anti-riot unit ESMAD. | The bill by the New York Democrat also asks the Department of Defense (DoD) to report to the U.S. Congress every six months. | RELATED: | Ocasio-Cortez specifically wanted the Defense Department to inform the U.S. lawmakers on th…

Staff (2021-09-24). New evidence in police killing reveals just how brutal Ôªøsmall town cops can be. therealnews.com Content warning: Some images and details in this episode are graphic and disturbing. | This week on PAR, we continue our ongoing investigation into the problem of rural overpolicing and provide a critical update on the killing of Tyler Rushing,

RobertAlvarez (2021-09-24). Ariel Dorfman: Chile is Taking the Final Steps of Dismantling Dictatorship. ips-dc.org Renowned Chilean author and human rights activist Ariel Dorfman delivered these remarks at the 45th anniversary Letelier-Moffitt Memorial Program on September 19, 2021.

Saheli Chowdhury (2021-09-24). 'Canada Does Not Have a Sovereign Foreign Policy' — Chavista Chronicles from Caracas Interviews Aidan Jonah, Editor of The Canada Files. orinocotribune.com September 23, 2021 (orinocotribune.com)—In the latest Chavista Chronicles from Caracas episode, held Friday, September 17, we had the pleasure of interviewing young Canadian journalist Aidan Jonah, founder and editor-in-chief of The Canada Files (TCF). | TCF, founded in 2019, is a socialist, anti-imperialist news website that focuses on investigative journalism on Canadian foreign policy as well as Canada's local news. Jonah, a third-year Bachelor of Journalism student at Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, writes about Canadian imperialism, federal politics, and left-wing anti-colonial resistance across t…

teleSUR (2021-09-24). US Envoy Foote Resigns in Protest of Mistreatment of Haitians. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, U.S. Special Envoy to Haiti Daniel Foote presented his resignation to the State Department in protest at the inhumane treatment of Haitian migrants on the U.S. border. | RELATED: | "Our policy approach to Haiti remains deeply flawed, and my policy recommendations have been ignored and dismissed, when not edited to project a narrative different from my own," he said, as reported by AA. | "The people of Haiti, mired in poverty, hostag…

Ed Rampell (2021-09-24). 'Boris Karloff: The Man Behind the Monster,' a nonfiction creature feature. peoplesworld.org You don't have to be a horror fan to enjoy Thomas Hamilton's documentary Boris Karloff: The Man Behind the Monster (I'm not and I did). The 90-minute nonfiction biopic has all of the conventional hallmarks of a well-made movie history doc. Of course, there are copious clips ranging from Karloff's classics, including in the role …

teleSUR (2021-09-24). 16 Million Yemenis to Face Hunger Soon, WFP Warns. telesurenglish.net On Wednesday, the World Food Programme (WFP) Director David Beasley urged countries to support Yemen because the his agency's food assistance can run out quickly. | RELATED: | Currently, Yemen is experiencing the worst humanitarian crisis in the world. Yet, WFP response plan for this year has half of the nearly US$4 billion needed to solve it. | "We are not at all close to 2019 funding levels. Back then we received US$3.6 bi…

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…

1312 Press (2021-09-24). Three New Zines From 1312 Press. itsgoingdown.org 1312 Press is excited to announce the digital release of three new zines. These pamphlets are free to download and distribute. Please reach out to us or your local zine distro if you would like physical copies of these zines. Find zines by 1312 Press and more at 1312press.noblogs.org Follow us on twitter @1312press and…

_____ (2021-09-24). Over 50 Line 3 Pipeline Protesters Arrested Outside Governor's Residence. popularresistance.org St. Paul, MN — Over 50 water protectors protesting Line 3 were arrested, some violently, outside the Minnesota Governor's Residence in St. Paul on Saturday, August 28, 2021. Those arrested were among hundreds who marched from the Capitol to Governor Walz' mansion attempting to speak to him about their opposition to the Line 3 pipeline construction in northern Minnesota that's nearing completion. | The march on August 28 was led by pipeline resistance camp Camp Migizi, who had three Indigenous water protectors lock down to the fencing of the mansion after unsuccessfully pursuing a meeting with the governor.

teleSUR (2021-09-24). Cuba To Resume Gastronomic Services Gradually. telesurenglish.net On Thursday, the Cuban government announced the gradual reopening of self-employed and State gastronomic services in the provinces of Matanzas, Havana, Cienfuegos, Ciego de Avila, Santiago de Cuba, Guantanamo, and Mayabeque, all of which have managed to control COVID-19 contagions. | RELATED: | "Local authorities will assess the conditions of restaurants, bars, and cafés to approve their reopening. Only ventilated establi…

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

Staff (2021-09-24). Canada's big, fat, expensive, nothing-burger election. therealnews.com The past month has been filled with anxious predictions and endless punditry concerning Canada's snap election, which was called by Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and took place on Sept. 20. With a whopping total of 600 million Canadian dollars spent, the election was the most costly in Canada's history, yet voter turnout was nearly at an all-time low and the net results left the political landscape looking practically the same as before. What was the point? What has changed? And what opportunities, if any, do the election results provide for progressives in Canada? | In this installment of The Marc…

Shaw Drake (2021-09-24). Addressing Racialized Violence Against Migrants Requires a Complete Overhaul of Customs and Border Protection. aclu.org The latest violent imagery to emerge from Border Patrol's actions at the U.S.-Mexico border warrants not only outrage and immediate

Mark Fiore (2021-09-24). Screen Shot 2021-09-23 at 8.53.01 AM.png. progressive.org It's high time either airlines or federal regulators make proof of vaccination mandatory for all air travel.

Ann Brown (2021-09-24). Here Are The Black Members Of Congress Who Voted To Send $1 Billion To Israel For Its Iron Dome. moguldom.com Correction: The images that originally accompanied this article incorrectly listed one of the four people photographed as a Congressman who voted on the Iron Dome funding. This has been corrected and updated. The U.S. House of Representatives voted Thursday to approve a bill that will provide funding for Israel's Iron Dome defense system despite opposition led by …

Ana Perdigón (2021-09-24). Opposition Politicians Repudiate Colombia's Expropriation of Monómeros. orinocotribune.com Leaders of the National Assembly (NA) elected in 2015 sent a letter to the President of Colombia, Iván Duque, to express their disagreement with the control measures over the Venezuelan company Monómeros. | The letter was signed by Juan Pablo Guanipa (of PJ, Primero Justicia, the Justice First party), Nora Bracho (UNT, Un Nuevo Tiempo or A New Era), Piero Maroun (AD, Acción Democrática or Democratic Action) and Alfonso Marquina (PJ). The politicians, against the will of former deputy Juan Guaidó, denounced Colombia's Superintendency of Corporations for disrupting industry and generating distorted and malicious in…

teleSUR (2021-09-24). Chinese Scientists Synthesize Starch From Carbon Dioxide. telesurenglish.net Chinese scientists have developed an artificial method of synthesizing starch from carbon dioxide, the first of its kind globally. The study, conducted by the Tianjin Institute of Industrial Biotechnology, was published in the journal Science on Friday. | RELATED: | As a major component of food, starch is generally produced by crops through photosynthesis. Starch synthesis in nature needs about 60 metabolic reactions and complex phys…

David Trujillo (2021-09-24). IATSE will not back down, calls a strike authorization vote. peoplesworld.org LOS ANGELES — One of the most powerful and wealthy TV-film industry associations, the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP), has refused to make any counter-offers to the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees' (IATSE) recent bargaining proposals. International President of IATSE Matt Loeb said, "We are at a critical juncture." The negotiations …

teleSUR (2021-09-24). Africa Urges UN Member States To Fight Social Inequalities. telesurenglish.net During their speeches at the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Thursday, African Presidents emphasized the need for the world to unite in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and social inequalities. | RELATED: | "As the first female president in the history of my country, the burden of expectation to deliver gender equality is heavier on my shoulder," Tanzania's President Samia Suluhu…

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.

_____ (2021-09-24). Biden At The United Nations Forgets What War Is. popularresistance.org Joe Biden, in his first address to the United Nations General Assembly, told world leaders Tuesday: "I stand here today, for the first time in 20 years, with the United States not at war." | According to the latest available White House war report, the U.S. was involved in seven wars in 2018: Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Libya, and Niger. The U.S. withdrew last month from Afghanistan, so the number of current U.S. wars is likely six. Likely because in an age of so-called counter-terrorism operations it's not entirely clear where U.S. forces are deployed. | U.S. involvement, for instance, in Niger cam…

Kevin Mwanza (2021-09-24). A Spy Knew His Schedule? CIA Director's Team Targeted with Havana Syndrome in India. moguldom.com A U.S. Central Intelligence Agency officer reported experiencing health symptoms similar to those of Havana Syndrome and received medical attention after CIA Director Bill Burns and his team traveled to India this month. The incident alarmed the U.S. government and left Burns "fuming" with anger, CNN reported. Some CIA officials thought the episode was chilling …

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

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…

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.

Kenya Elliott (2021-09-24). Congress lets racist cops off the hook as police reform talks end in failure. liberationnews.org Police reform negotiations conducted by members of the House and Senate have officially ended without advancing any legislation in a striking example of Congress' failure to meet the demands of the people. Last summer's uprising had clear demands — the defunding of police, more community and mental health services, and for resources to go to …

teleSUR (2021-09-24). Venezuelan Government and Opposition Begin New Dialogue. telesurenglish.net From Sept. 24 to 27, the Venezuelan government and the opposition will carry out a third round of talks in Mexico City with the mediation of Norway. | RELATED: | The head of the Bolivarian government delegation, Jorge Rodriguez, announced that his country will again demand that the assets that Venezuela possesses abroad be returned immediately. | "We are in the presence of a flagrant theft of assets that only belong…

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