2021-10-04: News Headlines

Editor (2021-10-04). The brutality of denying water to Palestinians in the South Hebron Hills. mronline.org For the past 15 years, I have witnessed how the Israeli army cuts Palestinian communities from accessing water in order to expel them and take their land.

Dan Bacher (2021-10-04). Another Major Oil Spill Hits the Southern California Coast. counterpunch.org It was only inevitable that another oil massive spill would hit the California coast, as offshore oil drilling continues off Southern California and Big Oil continues to capture the Governor's Office, Legislature and state regulatory agencies and commissions. The inevitable happened Saturday when a major oil spill off the Orange County coast reportedly dumped at least 126,000 gallons of

Juan Cole (2021-10-04). Ecological Disaster at Huntington Beach as Oil Spill Threatens Marine Life, Wetlands, Tourism Industry. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — Drilling for oil in the ocean off California's pristine beaches is about the stupidest and most evil human activity you can think of. Oil is leaky and gets spilled into the ocean, harming the environment. But if it gets delivered without incident to the refinery and is made into gasoline …

Staff (2021-10-04). Headlines for October 4, 2021. democracynow.org Rallies Across U.S. Call for Reproductive Justice Amid GOP Assault on Abortion, U.S. Tops 700K COVID Deaths; CA Announces Student Vaccine Mandate as NYC Educator Mandate Starts, Major Orange County Oil Spill Blankets Beaches, Kills Wildlife, Pandora Papers Expose Secret Financial Dealings of World Leaders, Billionaires and Other Elites, Facebook Whistleblower Says Co. Repeatedly Put Profit Over Safety, Calls for Regulations, Kabul Blast Kills Five People as Afghan Humanitarian Crisis Grows, 8 Killed at Indian Farmworker Protest, 4,000 Refugees, Including Children, Arrested in Raids by Libyan Authorities, 3 Millio…

Ellen Brown (2021-10-04). A New Water Source That Could Make Drought a Thing of the Past. dissidentvoice.org Lack of fresh water is now a global crisis. Water shortages mean food shortages, with hunger creating death tolls substantially exceeding those of the current Covid-19 crisis. According to the United Nations, some 800 million people are without clean water, and 40% of the world's population is impacted by drought. By one measure, almost 100 percent of the …

WSWS (2021-10-04). Four children die from COVID-19 in one week in Southern US after schools fully reopen. wsws.org The ongoing surge of child hospitalizations and deaths occurs against a backdrop of a global crisis in pediatric health, as well as mounting resistance to school reopenings from parents and educators worldwide.

WSWS (2021-10-04). The New York Times and the January 6 cover-up. wsws.org There are two conspiracies surrounding the events of January 6. The first was Trump's plot to overthrow the Constitution, and the second is the ongoing effort to cover up the significance of the coup plot and shield the conspirators from prosecution.

Joris Leverink (2021-10-04). There is a woman — Against the destruction of nature. roarmag.org Good afternoon, | These are our brief words in the form of a short story, in the voice of compañera Libertad. |
| There is a woman. | The color of her skin does not matter, because she has all colors. | Her language does not matter, because she understands all languages. | Neither her race nor her culture matter, because all ways of being live in her. | Her size does not matter, because she is huge and nevertheless fits in one hand. | Every day and at all moments that woman is assaulted, beaten, wounded, raped, mocked and despised. | A male exerts his power over her. | Every day and every hour, she comes to…

WSWS (2021-10-04). Right-wing Democrats dictate cuts in Biden social policy. wsws.org While the size of social spending legislation is being cut in half, Bernie Sanders and House "progressives" nonetheless portrayed this as a shift to the left.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). Mayo Clinic Minute: The importance of stretching during your workday. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The COVID-19 pandemic has made it more challenging for some people to get in their daily workout. Sedentary behavior, including sitting for long periods of time, can contribute to adverse health effects, including something referred to as "sitting disease." In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dani P. Johnson, a wellness physical therapist with the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, demonstrates how to integrate more movement into your daily life. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/XOIqLNElikI Journalists: …

Walker Bragman (2021-10-04). The Big Business of Future Wars. dailyposter.com

Peter Koenig (2021-10-04). Video: Digital Tyranny and the Rockefeller-Gates WHO "Vaxx-Certificate Passport": Towards a World War III Scenario. globalresearch.ca It's an electronic ID-program using the Covid-19 "vaccine as a platform for digital identity, linking everything to everything of each individual (records of health, banking, personal and private, etc.), managed by a state agency or in extremis, by the private sector.

Jason Ditz (2021-10-04). US, British Surveillance Planes Circle Kaliningrad. news.antiwar.com

sputniknews (2021-10-04). Zelensky Used Offshore Schemes Benefiting Family, Friends, OCCRP Says. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has allegedly used offshore schemes so that his family could receive profits from their undeclared businesses overseas, the Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) said on 3 October, citing the Pandora Papers.

Sarah Anderson (2021-10-04). Inside the Pandora Papers. inequality.org

sputniknews (2021-10-04). Chile's Presidency Refutes Pandora Papers Accusations Against Pinera. sputniknews.com MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – President of Chile Sebastian Pinera denies the claims made by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) regarding the sale of the copper and iron mine Minera Dominga in the British Virgin Islands.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-04). Defense ministers of Azerbaijan, Turkey and Georgia to meet. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Two brothers and a step-brother. (To use a polite term.) Defense ministers of Azerbaijan, Turkey and Georgia to meet In the Georgian region of Kakheti will host a meeting of Ministers of Defense of Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey…. Azerbaijani Defense Minister Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov left for Georgia to participate in a meeting at which the …

Ricardo Vaz (2021-10-04). Venezuela: Monetary Reconversion Hit Hard by Currency Speculation. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-10-04). Thailand cuts COVID quarantine measures ahead of borders re-opening. wsws.org The regime's "living with the virus" strategy is, however, provoking determined opposition with Bangkok's Din Daeng district becoming the site of a two-month long uprising by young people.

Prof. Mattias Desmet (2021-10-04). Video: Is the Corona Narrative Part of a Totalitarian Mass Hypnosis? Prof. Mattias Desmet. globalresearch.ca

JEZ (2021-10-04). Renewable Energy and Bottom-up Decentralization in Morocco. globalresearch.ca

Basav Sen (2021-10-04). Why Did a US Envoy Meet With the Head of a Fascist Militia in India? counterpunch.org Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the U.S. recently, attending the UN General Assembly session and meeting with President Biden. In spite of his government's reign of terror against religious and ethnic minorities and dissidents in India, his U.S. hosts remained strangely silent. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government led by Modi has committed egregious

WSWS (2021-10-04). Documentary photographer Jack Picone calls on MGM to release Minamata in North America. wsws.org Jack Picone, a multi award-winning Australian-born, Bangkok-based, photojournalist and documentary photographer, is one of many photographers angered over MGM's burying of Andrew Levitas's passionate and intelligent film.

WSWS (2021-10-04). Attorney Steven Donziger sentenced to six months for contempt of court in vindictive case brought by Chevron. wsws.org Donziger, who exposed the decades-long contamination of the Amazon rainforest by the oil giant and won a billion-dollar settlement against the company, was sentenced on Friday to a maximum of six months in prison.

John Stanton (2021-10-04). Native Americans: the First and Forgotten Slaves. counterpunch.org "Modern perceptions of early modern slavery associate the institution almost solely with Africans and their descendants. Yet slavery was a ubiquitous institution in the early modern world…The story of European colonialism in the Americas and its victimization of Africans and Indians follows a central paradigm in most textbooks. The African "role" encompasses the transportation, exploitation,

WSWS (2021-10-04). Broad support in Germany for October 1st school strike to protect children from COVID-19. wsws.org Lisa Diaz's call to parents in the UK not to send their children to school on October 1, and to strike against the murderous herd immunity policy, met with widespread support in Germany and around the world.

Carla Stea (2021-10-04). Revolution at the United Nations? First Ministerial Meeting of the "Group of Friends in Defense of the Charter of the United Nations" globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-04). Turkey, Azerbaijan hold war games as Iran masses military assets near Azeri border for first time since demise of USSR. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Story and photograph from Panorama.am Turkey, Azerbaijan plan to hold military drills after Iran moved forces Turkey plans to hold joint military exercises with Azerbaijan this week in a region bordering Iran after the government in Baku criticized Tehran for staging army drills near its border, Bloomberg reports. "The Steadfast Brotherhood-2021 drill will take place …

WSWS (2021-10-04). Far-right protests against New Zealand lockdown. wsws.org The extreme right-wing Destiny Church, which led Saturday's anti-lockdown rally, has been emboldened by a growing clamor from the media and politicians for New Zealand to abandon its strategy to eliminate COVID-19.

WSWS (2021-10-04). John Deere workers speak on battle with management and the UAW. wsws.org Workers are angry over the conspiracy by John Deere and the United Auto Workers to ram through another pro-company deal and are determined to fight for a contract which meets their needs and that of future generations.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-04). Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey hold military exercise to guard "Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline in times of crisis" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Command-Staff Training ETERNITY 2021 has started ETERNITY 2021 multinational command-staff exercise has started at the training center of the Georgian Defense Forces Combat Training Center (CTC). More than 200 participants from three countries — Georgia, Turkey and Azerbaijan — are involved in the annual exercise. This year, for the first time, a rapid response unit …

WSWS (2021-10-04). Australian maritime union continues to isolate locked-out Qube workers. wsws.org The Maritime Union of Australia is isolating locked-out Qube workers even as the company continues a scabbing operation at its Western Australian terminals…

WSWS (2021-10-04). Fifteen years since Assange established WikiLeaks. wsws.org The anniversary is being marked by Assange's continuing imprisonment and a media blackout of revelations that the American government plotted to assassinate the WikiLeaks founder.

Staff (2021-10-04). Tibisay Lucena: 'I Hope European Union Respects 21N Elections, Venezuela is a Sovereign Country'. orinocotribune.com Tibisay Lucena, dean of Venezuela's National Experimental University of the Arts (UNEARTES), observes with good spirit the democratic situation in Venezuela in regard to the regional and munjcipal elections scheduled for November 21. | This Sunday, October 3, Venezuelan Minister for Culture (MPPC), Ernesto Villegas, interviewed the dean of UNEARTES, Tibisay Lucena Ramírez, in his Sunday TV show Aquí con Ernesto Villegas. | Lucena congratulated the current president of the CNE, Pedro Calzadilla, for reaching an agreement with Josep Borrell, high representative of the European Union (EU), due to which the European…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-04). After Saakashvili is jailed, U.S. denounces Georgian election. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com One must remember which nation is leveling the following denunciation. A nation that is is morally outraged by election irregularities. Indeed mortally wounded by such affronts to democracy. Where is Zeus with his thunderbolts? This is being posted in Chicago, the world capital of ballot box stuffing, chain voting, absentee ballots filled out by the …

WSWS (2021-10-04). Video: Dr. Gasperowicz discusses the scientific measures necessary to eradicate COVID-19. wsws.org In this video interview, Dr. Malgorzata Gasperowicz speaks with World Socialist Web Site writer Evan Blake about the October 1 UK school strike and what must be done to eradicate COVID-19.

ecns.cn (2021-10-04). Global challenges can only be addressed through multilateralism: UNGA president. ecns.cn At his first press conference since the annual high-level week ended, UN General Assembly (UNGA) President Abdulla Shahid said on Friday that multilateralism remains the only way to tackle common challenges.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr (2021-10-04). Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: Historic and Legal Perspectives of the Pandemic. globalresearch.ca

Jesús Rodríguez-Espinoza (2021-10-04). President Maduro Insists that Spain Should Apologize for Colonial Era Massacres: 'Aznar is Racist' (+ AMLO). orinocotribune.com Caracas, October 3, 2021 (

Senator Ron Johnson (2021-10-04). Sen. Ron Johnson: Pandemic of the Unvaxxed. "Data from England Show 63% of Delta Deaths in Last 7.5 Months Were Fully Vaxxed" globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-10-04). Equal Opportunity Employment Commission sues Ford for pregnancy discrimination. wsws.org According to the lawsuit, Edwina Smith was given a conditional offer of hire by Ford which was effectively rescinded after she disclosed she was pregnant in a routine pre-employment physical.

Gareth Porter (2021-10-04). Corporate Media Stirred Global Terror Hysteria to Push Postwar Hostility Toward New Afghan Government. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Justus R. Hope (2021-10-04). India's Ivermectin Blackout. globalresearch.ca

Erik Molvar (2021-10-04). Can the BLM be Fixed? Tracy Stone-Manning Takes the Helm of a Broken Agency. counterpunch.org After a contentious confirmation fight in the Senate, Tracy Stone-Manning has been confirmed to become the Director of the Bureau of Land Management. This will be the first time the agency has a properly-confirmed Director since the Obama administration. Under Trump, the agency was headed by a series of temporary stand-ins, including the public-lands-selloff activist

Dr. T. P. Wilkinson (2021-10-04). The Military and Intelligence Origins of Public Health. The Pharmaceutical Branch of the Military Industrial Complex. globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-10-04). Peru: "Agrarian Reform" Without Changing the Structure of Land Ownership and Tenure. libya360.wordpress.com Ollantay Itzamná Proclamation of the second agrarian reform. Cusco. Peru. On Sunday, October 3, in the emblematic Andean city of Cusco, the President of bicentennial Peru, Pedro Castillo, proclaimed what he promised during his electoral campaign: The second agrarian reform for Peru. What does an agrarian reform consist of? Agrarian reform consists of the redistribution…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-04). Iran on alert over threats posed by Ankara-Baku-Islamabad axis. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Why is Iran angry with the trilateral alliance of Pakistan, Turkey and Azerbaijan?By Aditi Bhaduri The Azerbaijan-Pakistan-Turkey axis, it seems, has not roiled India alone. Iran too seems to be infuriated by the trilateral alliance. Recent tensions between Iran and Azerbaijan point to Tehran's disquiet about the alliance, especially its military angle. A war of …

Andrew Korybko (2021-10-04). Azerbaijani-Iranian Tensions Will Have Far-Reaching Consequences for Eurasia. globalresearch.ca

Prof. Mattias Desmet (2021-10-04). Video: Why Do So Many Still Buy the Covid Narrative? Prof. Mattias Desmet. globalresearch.ca

RT News (2021-10-04). Booster Jab Every 6 Months? 1.5m Double-dosed & Recovered Israelis Lose Green Pass Privileges as Stricter COVID-19 Rules Kick In. globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2021-10-04). Chinese scientists complete seed collection mission on Mt Qomolangma. ecns.cn Chinese scientists have recently completed a seed-collection mission on Mount Qomolangma, according to the Germplasm Bank of Wild Species, a comprehensive national database for the collection and preservation of wildlife germplasm resources in China.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-04). South Ossetia demands Saakashvili be extradited for war crimes. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Saakashvili in South Ossetia is being awaited for a fair trial and the decision will be appropriate, — Foreign Minister South Ossetia has the right to demand the extradition of former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili — at the place of committing previous crimes, said the Republic's Foreign Minister Dmitry Medoev. "I mean the crimes of …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-04). Azerbaijan-Turkey-Pakistan threat to Iran: combined population of 320 million, nuclear weapons, NATO involvement. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Explainer: What's Behind Fresh Tensions On The Iran-Azerbaijan Border? Excerpts from a recent Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty feature. "Turkey has the second-largest NATO army, and Pakistan is a nuclear power in the region. When these two countries join Azerbaijan in military maneuvers, it worries Russia and Iran — and the Islamic republic's military maneuver [reflects] …

In Defense of Liberation! (2021-10-04). Are the Masses Truly "Ignorant"?>. anchor.fm In this episode we go over the common claim that the masses are simply "too ignorant" for Socialism and Marxism. This is an absolutely absurd claim that is intentionally unfalsifiable so as to promote inaction. The only thing that will fix the "stupidity" of the masses is folks educating and organizing them! So let's go do that, go do mass work and build a grassroots, organized, Proletarian Revolution! Link for reference: ujc.org.br/a-necessidade-do-trabalho-de-…

Staff (2021-10-04). Trump's Decision to Reinforce Blockade and Dismantle US Embassy in Cuba: Declassified US Report Dismantles Story of Alleged "Acoustic Attacks" globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-10-04). Colombia: A Threat to Latin America. libya360.wordpress.com Pueblo en Armas In Colombia, state terrorism has deepened and is open. Social leaders, indigenous people, peasants, teachers, settlers are assassinated every day. The rich in Colombia hold on to power and maintain their model of accumulation by means of discriminatory violence against activists and their organizations. According to data from Global Witness, a Human…

Charles Burris (2021-10-04). President Biden Should Open and Publish All Files and Records Under the President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act of 1992. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-04). EU, Poland agree on "firm steps" to confront Belarus. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Polish interior minister, EU commissioner agree 'firm steps' needed against Belarus: officials The Polish interior minister and the European commissioner for home affairs have agreed that firm steps need to be taken in response to a growing migrant crisis on Poland's border with Belarus…. [Polish Interior Minister Mariusz Kami≈Ñski] told [the EU's Ylva] Johansson how …

Brittani Banks (2021-10-04). The Child Tax Credit Is a Proven Boost to American Families—Why Are Conservative Democrats Trying to Stop It? independentmediainstitute.org American families have struggled for decades to make ends meet with wages simply not rising as fast as the cost of living and a government social safety net that has been so deeply decimated that the U.S. now spends less on children than nearly any other wealthy nation. This year there was a small glimmer …

WSWS (2021-10-04). SEP assistant national secretary speaks out against Australian electoral laws on Sydney radio. wsws.org "People are beginning to see that the Liberal Coalition government and the Labor opposition are two sides of the same coin"—Max Boddy…

Editor2 (2021-10-04). EU-Morocco Trade Deals That Include Western Sahara Violate International Law: Top EU Court. orinocotribune.com The European Court of Justice had issued similar verdicts in 2016 and 2018, stating that the Western Sahara region cannot be considered as part of Morocco in such trade agreements | The European Union's (EU) highest court on Wednesday, September 29, cancelled two trade deals with Morocco, involving farm and fish products originating from the Moroccan-occupied territory of Western Sahara. The Polisario Front, which is fighting for the independence and self-determination of Western Sahara from Morocco, had brought the case to the European Court of Justice (ECJ). It welcomed the court's verdict, calling it an "impor…

ProPublica (2021-10-04). Trump's Mar-a-Lago Buddies Tried to Get the VA to Sell Access to Veterans' Medical Records. juancole.com by Isaac Arnsdorf | — ( ProPublica) — Former President Donald Trump empowered associates from his private club to pursue a plan for the Department of Veterans Affairs to monetize patient data, according to documents newly released by congressional investigators. As ProPublica first reported in 2018, a trio based at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort weighed in …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-04). Syria accuses Turkish occupation forces, mercenary allies of continued depredations. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Turkish occupation, its mercenaries continue kidnapping civilians, blackmailing their families Turkish occupation forces and their terrorist mercenaries continued their violations against civilians in the area of Ras al-Ayn in the Hasaka northern countryside. [M]ercenaries of the Turkish occupation, particularly terrorists of the so—called "Fƒ±rqat al-Hamzat group, " kidnapped a number of civilians near M4 road …

Sam Pizzigati (2021-10-04). The Least Sympathetic People in the Entire World? counterpunch.org Have you heard about the people in that new condo building over at 432? They're having quite a spat with the developer. Floods from the plumbing. Scary noises and vibrations. The whole building had to empty out for an overhaul of the electrical system, and plenty of folks living there fear getting stuck — for hours — on the elevators. Such a shame.

Todd Smith (2021-10-04). COVID-2021: a Plague of Mandates Odyssey. dissidentvoice.org "Does the White House think they have an Afghanistan problem or a COVID problem?"—"Chucky Doll" Todd question to Game Show Contestant-Panelists on NBC's "Meet the Press," September 5, 2021, seen on the Useful Idiots "Monday morning Sunday Morning News Shows" podcast review Clearly, there are many officially unanswered "Meet-the-Pressing" questions viraling around these COVID-dark days, …

Yves Engler (2021-10-04). The Role of Mercenaries in Afghan Disaster. globalresearch.ca

teleSUR, JCM (2021-10-04). Movimientos sociales en Bolivia anuncian acciones en defensa de la democracia. telesurtv.net La declaración se produce para defender al Gobierno de Luis Arce ante el embate de los grupos de derecha.

Anonymous007 (2021-10-04). Tehran And Riyadh Continue Negotiations, No Preconditions. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On October 4th, Iran hailed negotiations with Saudi Arabia and said that no preconditions had been set by either side."There are no preconditions from either side, and we are trying to start a sustainable relationship within the mutually beneficial framework," Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said during a press conference. | ccording to Khatibzadeh, the negotiations hosted by Baghdad since April, are being pursued in the best possible shape over bilateral and regiona…

teleSUR, JCM (2021-10-04). Revelan que ejército ocultó información sobre caso Ayotzinapa. telesurtv.net Surgen nuevas conversaciones entre los responsables de la desaparición de 43 estudiantes normalistas en 2014.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Swimmer's ear. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My daughter is 7 and has been taking swim lessons this summer. She has been complaining about her ears hurting, and our pediatrician diagnosed her with otitis externa and prescribed eardrops. What is otitis externa, and how do I prevent it in the future? ANSWER: Otitis externa is an infection in the outer ear canal, which runs from the eardrum to the outside of the head. The condition is also known as swimmer's ear…

teleSUR, NG (2021-10-04). Marchan en Barcelona a cuatro años del referéndum independentista. telesurtv.net Independentistas celebraron bajo el lema "Lluitem i guanyem la independència" que significa "Luchemos y ganemos la independencia".

Human Rights Watch (2021-10-04). Expo 2020 Dubai: The Tolerance Narrative of the United Arab Emirates is a Sham. juancole.com Human Rights Watch — (Beirut, October 1, 2021) — United Arab Emirates authorities are using Expo 2020 Dubai to promote a public image of openness that is at odds with the government's efforts to prevent scrutiny of its rampant systemic human rights violations, Human Rights Watch said today. Expo 2020 is a prominent global cultural …

Brett Wilkins (2021-10-04). Keep Oil and Gas in the Ground,' Say Fossil Fuel Foes as Spill Ravages California Coast. zcomm.org "We cannot forget that no matter what stage in the process… oil is dirty and dangerous to both our climate and our ability to simply breathe freely every day."

Mark Evans (2021-10-04). Michael Albert's 'No Bosses': A Review. zcomm.org The left is suffering from a crisis of identity, a crisis over the meaning of what, historically, has been its official alternative to liberalism…

No Nukes Action (2021-10-04). Monday 10/11: SF Rally At SF Japanese Consulate To Stop The NUKES & Defend The People Of Fukushima. indybay.org San Francisico Japanese Consulate | 275 Battery St. | San Francisco…

Venezuelanalysis (2021-10-04). Economy Under Siege: Venezuela's Crisis in Facts and Figures. zcomm.org With plots and explanations, we delve into Venezuela's economic struggles…

Marzieh Rahmani (2021-10-04). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on October 4. en.mehrnews.com Mehr News Agency takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Monday, October 4.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-10-04). Travelling fires pose an underestimated risk to open building spaces. imperial.ac.uk New research from Imperial College London has shown that travelling fires pose a risk to the structures of large open building spaces over 100m2.

Anonymous007 (2021-10-04). Roskosmos Sends First Ever Civilian Film Crew To Space To Shoot Full-Length Movie. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Actress Yulia Peresild, director Klim Shipenko and cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov have been approved for a flight to the ISS. | On October 5th, the film crew will start shooting a film with the working title "Challenge" in orbit, the press service of Roscosmos announced. | They, as well as understudy artists, were coordinated by the state commission chaired by the general director of the state corporation Dmitry Rogozin. He also acts as one of the producers of the picture. | This is the fi…

Brenda Norrell (2021-10-04). Paiute Shoshone Myron Dewey: Going Home, A Final Salute. indybay.org As Standing Rock Water Protectors escort Paiute Shoshone Myron Dewey filmmaker and journalist to his final resting place today on in his homeland, we echo Myron's words from his livestream a week ago, his final voice opposing the Navy's bombing range, lithium mining, and the greed and genocide that runs as a scar through his ancestral homeland in what is known as Nevada.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). COVID-19 vaccine for younger kids a step closer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org COVID-19 vaccination for children under 12 is one step closer to reality. Pfizer announced that it submitted data of their phase 2 and phase 3 trial of their COVID-19 in children ages 5—11 to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). A formal submission to request emergency use authorization (EUA) of the company's COVID-19 vaccine in children in this age group is expected in the coming weeks. The FDA will need to analyze data before a decision…

teleSUR, JCM (2021-10-04). Amplían periodo de la Comisión de la Verdad en Colombia. telesurtv.net El periodo fue ampliado hasta el 27 de junio de 2022 para su actividad.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). Mayo Clinic will begin offering booster vaccines. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org This week, the Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization for the Pfizer COVID-19 booster vaccine six months following completion of the initial Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccination series for the following groups: People age 65 and older. People ages 18—64 who are at high risk of COVID-19.People ages 18—64 with frequent institutional or occupational exposure to COVID-19 that puts them at high risk of serious complications of COVID-19, including severe COVID-19. This group includes but is…

teleSUR, drl, NG (2021-10-04). Nicaragua autoriza uso de vacunas anticovid de Cuba. telesurtv.net La agencia reguladora localdio el certificado de uso de emergencia para Soberana 02 y Abdala, vacunas desarrolladas en Cuba.

Jonathan Cook (2021-10-04). The CIA Plan to Poison Assange Wasn't Needed. The US Found a 'Lawful' Way to Disappear Him. counterpunch.org Assange has not been deprived of his freedom for more than a decade because of an unimplemented rogue operation by the CIA. Rather, he has been held in various forms of captivity — disappeared — through the collaborations of various national governments and their intelligence agencies, aided by legal systems and the media, that have systematically violated his rights and legal due process.

Eric Nepomuceno (2021-10-04). Brasil: Mil días de agonía. globalizacion.ca El domingo pasado el ultraderechista Jair Bolsonaro (foto,con policías) conmemoró sus primeros mil días ocupando el sillón presidencial brasileño. De hoy en adelante le quedan unos 478 más. | øLogrará Brasil sobrevivir? | Para celebrar, Bolsonaro desfila por todo el país inaugurando…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). Sharing Mayo Clinic: Diversity in bone marrow transplantation is gift of life for their mom. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Only 20% of minorities are able to find a match when they require a transplant. But for one African American mom of five, finding that match meant the gift of life. _______________________________ Family is everything to Felicia Curtis. Family is the reason the mother of five from Gainesville, Florida, knew she had to fight when she was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2017. She was 20 weeks pregnant with her youngest child. Over the next several months,…

Staff (2021-10-04). "We Demand Better": Reps. Cori Bush, Pramila Jayapal & Barbara Lee Share Their Own Abortion Stories. democracynow.org Thousands marched Saturday in more than 600 demonstrations across the United States to protest increasing state restrictions on abortion. The "Bans Off Our Bodies" rallies were sparked in part by a near-total ban on abortion that went into effect in Texas on September 1, which bans the procedure after about six weeks and lets anyone sue the doctor and others who help a person obtain an abortion. Ahead of Saturday's nationwide actions, several Democratic House members shared their own experiences getting abortions during a hearing Thursday, including California Congressmember Barbara Lee, who said she was just 16…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). CDC investigating unknown source of salmonella outbreak in US. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A fast-growing salmonella outbreak has health officials looking for the source. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says they have not yet identified the specific food responsible for outbreaks in at least 29 states. If you have symptoms of a salmonella infection, the CDC asks that you talk to your health care provider and report your illness to your health department to help investigators solve this outbreak.Salmonella infection, or salmonellosis, is a common bacterial disease…

Anonymous007 (2021-10-04). Russia Test-Launched Zircon Hypersonic Missile From A Nuclear Submarine. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Russian Navy tested the Zircon hypersonic missile from a nuclear submarine for the first time, the Russian Defense Ministry said. | At a conditional sea target in the Barents Sea, they fired from the Severodvinsk nuclear submarine."The flight of the missile <...> corresponded to the specified parameters <...>. Test firing <...> was recognized as successful," the release said. | The Zircon is the world's first hypersonic cruise missile capable of carrying out prolonged aerodynamic fl…

Global Research News (2021-10-04). Selected Articles: CDC Allows Hospitals to Classify Dead Vaxxed People as "Unvaccinated" globalresearch.ca By Dr. Carrie Madej jo…

Mempo Giardinelli (2021-10-04). Argentina — Milagro, el litio y el Zar. globalizacion.ca La Provincia de Jujuy está en una situación jurídica de evidente fragilidad. El Zar local no se ha medido en cuanto a decisiones y estilo autoritario, al punto que su provincia, hoy, parece poco menos que un emirato de los…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). Concord Hospitality and Whitman Peterson to Construct New Hilton Hotel at Mayo Clinic in Florida. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — To offer patients and visitors a premiere hospitality experience, Concord Hospitality Enterprises and Whitman Peterson, in collaboration with Mayo Clinic, will build an eight-story Hilton hotel with 252 guest rooms at Mayo Clinic in Florida. Expected to join Hilton's flagship brand, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, construction on the $70 million project is scheduled to begin in the summer of 2022, with completion slated for early 2024. The 179,000-square-foot hotel will offer guests…

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-10-04). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on October 4. en.mehrnews.com

Thomas L. Knapp (2021-10-04). U.S. Military Vaccine Mandate: A Teachable Moment. globalresearch.ca

Lynda Carson (2021-10-04). Blazing sideshows of Oakland and the Bay Area. indybay.org Oakland Sideshow: The attacks on the organizers of sideshows have become so extreme locally, that in San Jose recently, it has been reported that a judge ordered the promoters of sideshows to stop organizing them on social media, and violators could face a $1,000 fine and six months in jail if caught!

Binoy Kampmark (2021-10-04). Indonesia: A win for the right to clean air in Jakarta. greenleft.org.au This month, the Central Jakarta District Court ruled on a lawsuit accusing the Indonesian government of unlawfully permitting air pollution in the capital to exceed permissible, healthy limits, reports Binoy Kampmark.

Pat kunstenaar (2021-10-04). Point Reyes Women's Protest. indybay.org Over 50 gathered in small West Marin town…

teleSUR, drl, NG (2021-10-04). Tribunal boliviano amplía detención preventiva de Añez. telesurtv.net De acuerdo a la resolución de un juez de la ciudad de La Paz, la prisión preventiva se extenderá por otros cinco meses.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Breaking down COVID-19 vaccine booster approvals. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The path to approvals for a booster dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine has seemed complicated. "This is a confusing set of recommendations," says Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. "So let's look at the four groups approved for only the Pfizer booster, thus far. If you got a primary series of the Pfizer vaccine, you're 65 and older, and it's been six months or more, you…

Angela (2021-10-04). Sunday 10/10: Q&A Discussion of Bethlehem Today: Two Short Films. indybay.org

ecns.cn (2021-10-04). China urges global solidarity for vaccine equity on behalf of 75 countries. ecns.cn China's ambassador to the United Nations on Friday called on all countries to strengthen solidarity and achieve vaccine equity at an early day to overcome the unfair distribution of inoculations and increasing "vaccine nationalism" as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage across the world.

Anonymous007 (2021-10-04). Taiwan Asks For Help In Preparing For War With China. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On October 3rd, US State Department spokesperson Ned Price issued a statement "urging" China to stop its "destabilizing behaviour" over the Taiwan Strait. | The U.S. urges Beijing to cease its destabilizing behavior across the Taiwan Strait. — Ned Price (@StateDeptSpox) This followed the flight of over 10…

ecns.cn (2021-10-04). Australia announces recognition of Sinovac's COVID-19 vaccine. ecns.cn Australia has officially listed a COVID-19 vaccine developed by Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinovac as a "recognized vaccine" on Friday after completing its assessment of the jab.

The Green Arcade (2021-10-04). Tuesday 10/19: Rebecca Solnit in Conversation with Adam Hochschild on Her New Book Orwell's Roses. indybay.org 3rd Floor Loft of the McRoskey Mattress Co. | 1687 Market Street, San Francisco 94103…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Reducing the risk of medication errors. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My friend's father recently died from a medication error. One of his prescriptions was filled incorrectly and caused a fatal reaction. I take multiple medications for various conditions. How can I reduce my risk for a medication error? ANSWER: Medication errors refer to mistakes in prescribing and dispensing medications. These errors injure hundreds of thousands of people every year in the U.S. Common causes of medication errors include drug names that sound alike, medications…

teleSUR, drl, NG (2021-10-04). Otro dirigente popular colombiano fue asesinado en Bogotá. telesurtv.net Se trata de un dirigente de la Unión Patriótica asesinado en plena capital colombiana la noche del pasado jueves.

text only (2021-10-04). San Francisco Protests Texas Abortion Law. indybay.org Interrupted by Covid, marches are back in San Francisco.

Anonymous103 (2021-10-04). US Reconnaissance Aircraft Patrolling Syrian Coast, While Unidentified Drone Targeted Hmeimim Airbase. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On October 4, an unidentified aerial target was intercepted near Hmeimim Air Base by Russian air defense systems. | According to the reports by the local Jableh News agency, at least one target, likely a drone, was shot down over the town of Jableh in the Syrian province of Latakia. The air defense system actuation at the Russian Khmeimim airbase was reported. Illustrative Image | The attack attempt took place at the moment when a USAF RC-135U was circling around 50km from the Russian base. | The RC-135U is specifically configured to gather electronic and signals intelligence, with…

sputniknews (2021-10-04). Facebook Whistleblower Reveals Identity, Details How Platform Prioritizes Profit Over Public Safety. sputniknews.com Frances Haugen, a former product manager hired to combat election interference on Facebook, appeared on CBS' "60 Minutes" on Sunday, outing herself as the whistleblower who supplied the Wall Street Journal with internal Facebook documents that became the framework for a wide-ranging investigative series.

William rivers Pitt (2021-10-04). As Democratic Gears Grind, Their Flawed Legislation Tiptoes Toward Doom. zcomm.org Question: When is a Democratic majority not a Democratic majority? Answer: When it's a Democratic majority…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). COVID-19 Queries: Can I develop a COVID infection from the vaccine? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Q: I've heard stories of people getting very sick from the vaccine. If I do decide to get it, do I run the risk of getting COVID-19 from the shot, and what is a typical reaction? A: Due to our body's immune response to the vaccine — the response to which varies from person to person — it may seem like the vaccine has resulted in a COVID-19 infection in some people. But it's impossible…

Community Members (2021-10-04). An Open Letter regarding Quanah Parker Brightman. indybay.org Because Indy Bay has allowed Quanah Brightman to publish another attack on highly respected Native American women and Climate Justice organizations, we re-post this open letter summarizing long-standing problems with Quanah in our Native and Environmental Justice communities.

Allan Fisher (2021-10-04). Sunday 10/10: CISPES/FMLN anniversary event. indybay.org zoom event…

Anonymous007 (2021-10-04). Military Situation In Yemen On October 4, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 195 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On October 3, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 20 airstrikes on the Jubah district | On October 3, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 3 airstrikes on the Sarwah district | On October 3, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 5 airstrikes on the Kataf district | On October 3, Ansar Allah attacked positions of S…

Jason Ditz (2021-10-04). Iran FM: US Needs to Unfreeze $10 Billion for Negotiations. news.antiwar.com Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian is calling on the US to unfreeze some $10 billion in Iranian assets as a sign of good faith, conditioning this on Iran's return to nuclear negotiations. | Amirabdollahian said this was an opportunity to say just once that the US " The odds don't look great, however. The Biden Administration has been criticizing Iran's new gover…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). Understanding heart tests. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Every year, World Heart Day is celebrated on Sept. 29 to increase awareness of cardiovascular diseases and how to control them. Having a healthy heart is always the goal, but sometimes you need some help to make sure everything is working just right. And that's where heart tests come in. Health care providers can order many types of heart tests for their patients, and it can get confusing and sometimes scary. Dr. Christopher DeSimone, a…

sputniknews (2021-10-04). BioNTech CEO Predicts New Vaccine Formulas May Be Necessary in 2022. sputniknews.com A new study awaiting peer review has found that those administered the full two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine possess high levels of neutralising antibodies to combat the original strain of the contagious disease. However, these levels drop considerably – nearly ten-fold – within seven months after the second dose.

Anonymous103 (2021-10-04). The Entire Korean Peninsula as an American Satrapy? southfront.org Illustrative Image | Written by Foreign Affairs (FA) magazine, published by the Council on Foreign Relations, has recently published some articles on taking advantage of economic challenges faced by North Korea. On 29 July, FA

Yasmeen Afghan (2021-10-04). Kabul Diaries Part 16: After forbidding perfume for women, Taliban to ban inciteful kebab. greenleft.org.au The so-called "Taliban 2.0" has banned secondary education for girls, higher education for women students and teachers, protests and women's sports. Recent statements by Taliban figures banning perfume have been protested and derided in social media, reports Yasmeen Afghan.

Leon kunstenaar (2021-10-04). Vallejo Joins Nation With Its Own Women's March. indybay.org From City Hall, through farmers market and waterfront…

GMWatch (2021-10-04). Scotland, Wales Won't Follow UK Westminster Government on Gene Editing Deregulation. globalresearch.ca

Free X! (2021-10-04). Tuesday 10/12: Free Commander X Protest. indybay.org Robert F. Peckham Federal Building | 280 S. 2nd St., San Jose, CA, 95113…

Dolores Perez Heilbron (2021-10-04). Sunday 10/10: Afghanistan: What Happened and Why? Dr. Stephen Zunes. indybay.org First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco – | Humanists-Non Theists invitation to a ZOOM presentation: | See Zoom URL below for entry.

Peter Oborne (2021-10-04). As Tories Fete Boris Johnson, a Social Catastrophe Looms. globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2021-10-04). 2.213 bln COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in China. ecns.cn Nearly 2.213 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered in China as of Saturday, data from the National Health Commission showed Sunday.

Staff (2021-10-04). "Blah, Blah, Blah": Youth Climate Activists Slam Political Inaction at U.N. Summit Ahead of COP26. democracynow.org Thousands of youth climate activists marched through the streets of Milan last week demanding world leaders meet their pledges to the Paris Climate Agreement and keep global temperatures from rising by more than 1.5 degrees Celsius. The protest came at the end of a three-day youth climate conference, ahead of the United Nations' COP26 climate summit in Glasgow. Activists at the Youth4Climate conference slammed political inaction on the climate crisis and world leaders' vague pledges to reduce carbon emissions. "Historically, Africa is responsible for only 3% of global emissions," said Ugandan activist Vanessa Nak…

Labor Video Project (2021-10-04). Korean KCTU Plans General Strike On 10/20/21 For Equality &Against Repression by Moon Gov. indybay.org The South Korean KCTU is preparing a national strike with the demand…

teleSUR, NG (2021-10-04). Llegan a Venezuela 900 mil dosis de la vacuna cubana Abdala. telesurtv.net Abdala se suma al esquema de vacunación del país que hasta los momentos contemplaba la aplicación de la Sputnik V y Sinopharm.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-10-04). Video: #Yes, It's a "Killer Vaccine": Michel Chossudovsky. globalresearch.ca The unspoken truth is that the novel coronavirus provides a pretext to powerful financial interests and corrupt politicians to precipitate the entire World into a spiral of mass unemployment, bankruptcy, extreme poverty and despair.

Suzanne James (2021-10-04). VIDEO: Why the Older Women's Network supports Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill. greenleft.org.au Suzanne James interviews Beverly Baker, chairperson of Older Women's Network (OWN) about the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2021, soon to be debated in the NSW parliament.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). Science Saturday: Zebrafish, Mayo scientists inspire young students to learn science. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The microscope hovers over a small dish. It's attached to a laptop, so students don't need to press their faces against a microscope eyepiece. On the screen is a zebrafish egg. On hand to answer questions are scientists. The questions, however, are a little different from the ones they get from colleagues. "One of the questions I got was how does gravity work, and I was like, 'Oh that's a great question," says Hirotaka Ata,…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Treating a rare skin disorder known as morphea. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: About six months ago, a large, white dent appeared on my left buttock. I went to a dermatologist who performed a biopsy. I was diagnosed with morphea and prescribed methotrexate. The doctor said the condition is not systemic, but that the drug could prevent future skin lesions and possibly cure the morphea. Can you share more about the condition, and the risks and benefits of the treatment? ANSWER: Morphea, which is a rare skin…

ecns.cn (2021-10-04). U.S. vaccination plods on as COVID-19 claims over 700,000 lives. ecns.cn The United States has set the pace to expand the spectrum of COVID-19 vaccines, while its vaccination campaign drags on as it hit a grim milestone of 700,000 deaths in the pandemic that has entered its 19th month.

Sundance (2021-10-04). Video: Attorney Thomas Renz Releases Medicare and Pfizer Whistleblower Data: Vaccine Related Injuries and Deaths Far More Widespread Than Reported. globalresearch.ca

teleSUR, JCM (2021-10-04). Reportan nuevos enfrentamientos en prisiones ecuatorianas. telesurtv.net Tambien se informó de un incidente en otro penal de Guayaquil.

Calla Randall (2021-10-04). The Weekly Round-Up: Women and the Police. ukhumanrightsblog.com In the news: The relationship between women's rights and the police has been at the forefront of the news again this week, with shocking new revelations in the Sarah Everard case increasing concerns about institutional sexism in the police force, in addition to a scathing judgement from the Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) condemning the sexual …

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-10-04). La gente está muriendo en todo el mundo: "Ayuda extranjera" para financiar 1,800 millones de dosis de vacunas. Los gobiernos occidentales, los multimillonarios y las grandes farmacéuticas acuden al "rescate de los países pobres" globalizacion.ca Introducción | La tendencia al alza de la mortalidad y la morbilidad resultante del programa de vacunación Covid-19 es abrumadora. | La gente está muriendo en todo el mundo. | Los riesgos para la salud de la vacuna de ARNm están completamente documentados. …

Editor2 (2021-10-04). "Allow Humanitarian Aid to Reach Venezuela" (Statements). orinocotribune.com Parliamentarians call on Novo Banco to deblock funds destined for vaccines and medicines for infants in Venezuela. | Dear Mr. Ramalho, | We are writing to you to urge Novo Banco to execute the transfer of a modest portion of the now technically unfrozen assets belonging to Bandes, the Venezuelan economic and social development bank, so they may be transferred directly to the Brazil-based Pan-American Health Organisation to pay for vaccines and medicines for infants in Venezuela. | Bandes informed us that they submitted this request to Novo Banco on 22nd July and have yet to receive a response. At this point in ti…

Anonymous103 (2021-10-04). Kabul On Fire Again: Taliban Launched Special Operations Against ISIS (Photos, Video). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Deadly clashes continue in Kabul, where the Taliban have launched the counter-terrorism operations against ISIS members. | Last night, heavy clashes broke out in the 17th district in the north-east of Kabul after a special unit of the Mujahideen of the Islamic Emirate launched an operation against ISIS insurgents. | According to the claims of the Taliban's spokesperson, the operation was a success. One of the ISIS hideouts in the district was destroyed and all the members of the terrorist cell were killed. | The exact number of the victims was not officially revealed. | #Ÿ&Oum…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). Mayo Clinic Minute: What to do if your child has a bellyache. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Kids are back in the classroom, and a common back-to-school sickness is viral gastroenteritis, or stomach flu. It's an intestinal infection marked by watery diarrhea, abdominal cramps, nausea or vomiting, and sometimes fever. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/jwxQ2L4ZVXE Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (0: 58) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please "Courtesy: Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. If your child is showing symptoms of a stomach bug, such as vomiting…

Lawrence Davidson (2021-10-04). A Problem of Clerical Hypocrisy: The Two Tiers of "Progressive Except for Palestine" counterpunch.org Anyone who pays attention to the struggle for Palestinian rights, and the corresponding fight for a just and egalitarian Israel, is familiar with the phenomenon PEP: Progressive Except for Palestine. There are literally tens of thousands of Jews and non-Jews who think of themselves as liberals, progressives, devoid of racism, proponents for peace, and otherwise

Adam Trumper (2021-10-04). NSW Police powers challenged. greenleft.org.au The Australian Criminal and Family Lawyers is challenging several New South Wales Police powers under the COVID-19 public health orders in the Supreme Court. Adam Trumper reports.

repost (2021-10-04). SFSU Professors fight to defend Palestine and protect academic freedom. indybay.org The Zionists are working to destroy the Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas (AMED) program and it's director Professor Rabab Abdulhadi…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). Day of thanks for Mayo Clinic staff Nov. 26. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic will close most of its U.S. outpatient practices and suspend scheduled surgeries for the day, in gratitude for staff. ___________________________ Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayo Clinic has remained strong and resilient, thanks to the hard work and dedication of our staff. They come to work each day to provide compassionate care to our patients. We recognize that the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic has taken an emotional and physical toll on staff. In gratitude…

Rubikon editors (2021-10-04). A Declaration of Independence. indybay.org Utopia resolutely in sight | But all those pillars of a free democratic basic order must have stood on feet of clay anyway, must have been more dummies than real basic pillars, otherwise they could not have been washed away so quickly, easily and thoroughly. We are now called upon to tread truly new paths…

teleSUR, drl, JCM (2021-10-04). Asesinan a dirigente indígena de la comunidad Awá en Colombia. telesurtv.net Se trata del coordinador de la guardia indígena de la comunidad Awá, víctima de una mina antipersonal.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). Mayo Clinic researchers advocate new approach to breast cancer prevention. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A commentary by Mayo Clinic Cancer Center researchers published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology Practice suggests that advances in breast cancer prevention research have resulted in new and innovative opportunities to modify breast cancer risk and potentially reduce breast cancer incidence and mortality. "It is prudent for health care providers to be knowledgeable about the benefits of assessing individual breast cancer risk, and counsel and implement risk-reducing strategies with their patients,…

Mirko C. Trudeau (2021-10-04). Pompeo admitió que la CIA conspiró para secuestrar y matar a Julian Assange. globalizacion.ca Mike Pompeo, exdirector de la CIA y exsecretario de Estado del gobierno de Donald Trump reconoció que cuando la agencia de inteligencia estaba a su cargo, conspiró para secuestrar y matar al fundador de Wikileaks, el australiano Julian Assange, y…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-04). NATO completes strike force exercise in British isles. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATO Exercise Dynamic Mariner/Joint Warrior Concludes in UK The two-week NATO exercise Dynamic Mariner 21/ Joint Warrior 21-2 (DYMR21/JW212) was concluded on Wednesday, 29 September off the coast of Scotland. DYMR21/JW212 is a Maritime Force Integration live exercise and was part of the certification process for the NATO Response Force Maritime Component (NRF/M) for 2022. …

imperial.ac.uk (2021-10-04). 'Critical mass' of scientists launches Institute to tackle infectious diseases. imperial.ac.uk Imperial College London has launched a pioneering new Institute to tackle some of the biggest challenges in infectious disease.

Dr. Gérard Delépine (2021-10-04). Informe de salud al 25 de septiembre de 2021 en los países campeones de la vacunación contra COVID-19. globalizacion.ca Desde el inicio de la crisis sanitaria, el ejecutivo francés ha afirmado que el tratamiento temprano era ineficaz, impuso importantes restricciones a nuestras libertades, especialmente en la prescripción de médicos, [1] y prometió que la vacunación obtendría inmunidad colectiva., La…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Treatment options for pediatric brain tumors. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Of the many different types of pediatric brain tumors some are noncancerous, or benign, and some are cancerous, or malignant. Treatment and chance of recovery, or prognosis, depend on the type of tumor, its location within the brain, whether it has spread, and your child's age and general health. Because new treatments and technologies are continually being developed, several options may be available at different points in treatment. On the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. Angela…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-10-04). The Pentagon's Dilemma: The Covid Vaccine Impairs the Performance of U.S. Fighting Forces. globalresearch.ca "Physician and Army Lieutenant Colonel Theresa Long is a rare, courageous truth-teller willing to probably jeopardize a military career for the greater good. To try and steer the Department of Defense to policies that protect military personnel from dangerous and …

David Skripac (2021-10-04). "Our Species is Being Genetically Modified": Humanity's March Toward Extinction? Analysis of the Microbiome and Virome. globalresearch.ca This year marks a turning point in human history. For the first time since human civilization began, our species is being genetically modified. Vaccine manufacturers have now made it possible for the human genome to be permanently altered —and humanity's relationship with nature forever changed.

Davi Bertges (2021-10-04). Brazil: Indigenous lands in danger due to capitalist exploitation. greenleft.org.au Brazil's Supreme Court reserved its judgment on a historic case winding back Indigenous land rights, known as marco temporal (timeframe), on September 15, reports Davi Bertges.

Anonymous007 (2021-10-04). Military Situation In Syria On October 4, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On October 3, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 17 times: 6 — in Idlib province, 5 — in Latakia province, 3 — in Hama province, 3 — in Aleppo province | On October 4, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in Kabani area | On October 3, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in Barah area | On October 3, Syrian President Bashar Assad made a phone call with King A…

teleSUR, JCM (2021-10-04). Nueva masacre sacude a Colombia tras asesinato múltiple. telesurtv.net Este nuevo hecho violento ocurrió en el barrio El Arenal, donde fueron asesinadas con arma de fuego cuatro personas.

Angela (2021-10-04). Sunday 10/10: Virtual book launch – "She | Rania Matar" indybay.org

Nora Fernández (2021-10-04). Guerra y economía de fraude. globalizacion.ca Mi madre falleció meses antes de cumplir 90 años. Ella no vivió la guerra, se impresionó de niña mirando en fotos las tragedias y sufrimientos de millones de personas con su padre, fotos de una revista que ella llamaba "el…

Censored News (2021-10-04). TigerSwan received $17 million from Dakota Access Pipeline, New Court Docs Show. indybay.org NEW YORK (October 1, 2021) — The private security firm TigerSwan received over $17 million from Dakota Access LLC for its work related to the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, recent court filings and documents produced in response to a judicial order in the ongoing litigation Thunderhawk v. County of Morton reveal.

teleSUR, JCM (2021-10-04). Brasileños salen a las calles para pedir la salida de Bolsonaro. telesurtv.net Organizaciones sindicales, estudiantiles y civiles hicieron en conjunto más de 300 convocatorias en 250 ciudades.

Jorge Alemán (2021-10-04). Cuando el sujeto paga por su propia explotación: Plusvalía de información y democracia rehén. globalizacion.ca Un nuevo tipo de plusvalía hace años que determina al mundo contemporáneo. Esto sucede desde que la información constituye un valor clave, una nueva fuerza productiva en el engranaje capitalista. | El movimiento circular de la misma se puede describir de…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). Mayo Clinic Minute: When asthma attacks. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Asthma is a lung condition that causes swelling of the airways. It can make breathing difficult and trigger coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath. It's the most common chronic disease among children, though it affects adults, as well. More than 262 million people globally are affected by asthma and more than 461,000 have died due to the disease, according to the World Health Organization.While there is no cure for asthma, symptoms can be treated, says…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). Mayo Clinic Minute: Why you need to wash your fresh produce. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Do you wash the avocados before cutting them up for guacamole? How about the melon you'll slice up for the fruit salad — does it get a rinse? The Food and Drug Administration says, in most cases, you should be washing fruits and vegetables. But there are some exceptions. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Angie Murad, a Mayo Clinic dietitian, talks about the best ways to prep your produce for summer meals and snacks. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/5ZAvzpJYTvc Journalists: Broadcast-quality…

Staff (2021-10-04). Bans Off Our Bodies: Planned Parenthood Pres. on Abortion Bans, Bills in Congress & the Supreme Court. democracynow.org After thousands of people marched in hundreds of rallies across the United States to protest against tightening abortion restrictions, we speak with Planned Parenthood President Alexis McGill Johnson, who says the weekend actions represent "a movement moment" for reproductive rights. "More than 80% of Americans believe that Roe should be the law of the land," she says. "And yet, in state after state, these horrific restrictions and bans are continuing to further erode our ability to access our constitutional right."

Labor Video Project (2021-10-04). GIGS UP! UC AFT Lecturers FIGHT GIG Slave Labor. indybay.org UC-AFT lecturers are fighting for labor rights and against Gig conditions. They rallied at UC Berkeley on 9/29/21 and AFT-UC Council bargain team member David Walter talked about their Gig conditions.

KQED (2021-10-04). Wednesday 10/20: Understanding Police Misconduct Records with "On Our Watch" indybay.org In-person: KQED Headquarters, 2601 Mariposa Street, San Francisco, CA 94110 | Online: Choose "livestream" ticket option…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2021-10-04). 2021 California Maafa Awareness Month Kicks Off in a good way. indybay.org

The Conversation (2021-10-04). Our climate projections for 2500 show an Earth that is alien to humans, if we don't act now. juancole.com By Christopher Lyon, Alex Dunhill, Andrew P. Beckerman, Ariane Burke, Bethany Allen, Chris Smith, Daniel J. Hill, Erin Saupe, James McKay, Julien Riel-Salvatore, Lindsay C. Stringer, Rob Marchant and Tracy Aze | — < ( The Conversation) — There are many reports based on scientific research that talk about the long-term impacts of climate change ...

Anonymous103 (2021-10-04). NBC Reporter Goes Into Damage Control After NASCAR Fans Chant "F**K Joe Biden" southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Originally published on We live in a world where the degree of disinformation and outright lying of the corporate media has reached a pinnacle point where average folks are becoming well aware of this malarkey. | The latest example of gaslighting by the corporate press occurred Saturday evening during an NBC News interview with the NASCAR Xfinity Series Race winner at Talladega, Brandon Brown. The reporter distorted offensive chants about President Bide…

teleSUR, NG (2021-10-04). Marchan en México para conmemorar los 53 años de la matanza de Tlatelolco. telesurtv.net Al grito de "ni perdón ni olvido" iniciaron las actividades en recuerdo a las más de 300 víctimas asesinadas y desaparecidas en 1968.

Jean Dor (2021-10-04). NSW rail unions fight for conditions. greenleft.org.au The Combined Rail Unions and the Rail, Tram & Bus Union are continuing protected industrial action in New South Wales as negotiations for a new NSW Trains and Sydney Trains Enterprise Agreement break down. Jean Dor reports.

teleSUR, JCM (2021-10-04). Pedro Castillo presenta segunda reforma agraria en Perú. telesurtv.net El presidente participó la mañana de este domingo en la ceremonia de inauguración del CITE-Agroindustrial Vraem.

Richard Rudkin (2021-10-04). Tory Secrecy Insults the Northern Irish Victims of the British State. globalresearch.ca

sputniknews (2021-10-04). Ecuador's Police Regain Control Over Prison Recently Hit by Deadly Riots. sputniknews.com MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) — The Ecuadorian police have regained control over a prison in the Ecuadorian city of Guayaquil, a site of riots between gangs that left at least 118 dead, Police Chief Tannya Varela, said.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). 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…

Juan Cole (2021-10-03). Water Justice for Occupied Palestinians is demanded by UN, as Israeli Squatters Use 87% of Aquifers. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — The United Nations High Commission on Human Rights formally reported on Friday on the unjust water situation in the Palestinian West Bank, which is under Israeli military occupation and subject to an illegal colonization effort by Israel to displace the indigenous population with Israeli squatters. A draft of the report …

Ellen Brown (2021-10-03). "Big Money" and the "Water Barons": A New Water Source That Could Make Drought a Thing of the Past. globalresearch.ca

MEE staff (2021-10-03). Pandora Papers: King of Jordan secretly purchased $100m in luxury homes. middleeasteye.net Pandora Papers: King of Jordan secretly purchased $100m in luxury homes | Using offshore tax havens, King Abdullah II bought most of the homes – from luxury London apartments to a sprawling LA mansion – following the 2011 'Arab Spring' | Sun, 10/03/2021 – 19: 45 | King Abdullah II, who has ruled the country for more than two decades, has amassed an international luxury property empire that includes 14 homes (A…

sputniknews (2021-10-03). Children Born in 2020 Will Face Up to 7 Times More Extreme Climate Events – Study. sputniknews.com The likelihood of humans experiencing multiple extreme climate events in their lifetimes is growing by the year, according to new research.

scorinoco (2021-10-03). US Sanctions Blamed as Venezuela Denounces Frozen Order for Medicines. orinocotribune.com One of Portugal's largest banks is holding up a $12.7 million order to fund shipment of medical supplies and vaccines to Venezuela due to US sanctions on the South American country. | A $12.7 million order of critical medicines and medical supplies, placed by Venezuela's development bank with the Pan American Health Organization, has been held up for more than two months as a result of unilateral coercive measures imposed on Venezuela by the US government. The request, frozen by the Portuguese bank Novo Banco, covers more than 30 million syringes, 6 million vaccines against measles, mumps, and rubella, 5.5 millio…

Inder Singh Bisht (2021-10-03). US Navy Awards Boeing $220M Taiwan Harpoon Contract. globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2021-10-03). Philippines' Duterte announces retirement from politics. ecns.cn Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced Saturday that he will not run for vice president in the 2022 elections and will retire from politics.

Crack Newz (2021-10-03). CDC Allows Hospitals to Classify Dead Vaxxed People as "Unvaccinated" globalresearch.ca

Sundance (2021-10-03). Forced Vaccinations Get Worse — Louisiana Health System Now Requires Spouses of Employees to Get Vaccinated, or Pay a Non-Compliance Penalty for Vaxx Violations Every Pay Period. globalresearch.ca

It's Going Down (2021-10-03). Anti-Pipeline Resistance and Organizing for Indigenous Survival: A Discussion. itsgoingdown.org On this episode of It's Going Down, we speak with Lakota 'Black Elk' Maroon, an Indigenous organizer in so-called Minnesota and the author of a recent piece on resistance to the Line 3 pipeline. Recorded as the pipeline neared completion, we discuss the scope of the various resistance camps, the role of non-profits, the impact…

_____ (2021-10-03). Solidarity With Longtime Anti-War Activist Joe Lombardo! popularresistance.org On the heels of its defeat in Afghanistan, the United States government has made it clear it is now once again setting its sights on anti-war activists in the United States. Their latest target is Joe Lombardo, a leader of the country's largest anti-imperialist coalition. Joe Lombardo is 73 years old and has been an organizer in the anti-war movement for decades. He is a cofounder and lead organizer for Bethlehem Neighbors for Peace, a local anti-war group based near Albany, New York.

_____ (2021-10-03). Chile Is Taking The Final Steps Of Dismantling Dictatorship. popularresistance.org The Institute for Policy Studies holds this program every year at the site of the 1976 assassination of IPS colleagues Orlando Letelier and Ronni Karpen Moffitt by agents of Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet. Letelier was a former Chilean ambassador to the United States and Moffitt was a 25-year-old IPS development associate. A virtual human rights awards program in their names will be held on October 13.

_____ (2021-10-03). Climate Activists Stage Protest At Airport Against Private Jet Emissions. popularresistance.org Extinction Rebellion activists claim to have blocked all major entrances to a private airport in protest against emissions from private jets. As part of the protest, a stretched limousine has been parked at the gates to Farnborough Airport in Hampshire. The protesters, including a former airline pilot, are raising awareness of the emissions caused by private flights.

Dean Baker (2021-10-03). High Drug Prices and the Refusal to Talk Seriously About Debt and Deficits. cepr.net How can someone who claims to be concerned about the burden of the government debt on our children, ignore the burden, in the form of higher prices, created by government-granted patent and copyright monopolies?

_____ (2021-10-03). The Legacy Of Corporate Democrats. popularresistance.org "The election of Donald Trump to the presidency can be directly tied to the policies implemented by Barack Obama and Joe Biden during their eight years in office. Rather than confront Wall Street and the bankers who were responsible for the global financial crash of 2007 and 2008, they bailed them out. Rather than halt the military adventurism that led to the debacles in Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, and Libya, they backed and expanded the wars, including the use of military drones."

_____ (2021-10-03). US Police Have Killed More Than 30,000 People Since 1980. popularresistance.org The new study provides a clearer picture of the issue of police violence in the United States. However, it does not fully account for the real social toll. What's missing from this report is the untold number of victims that are brutalized by police but survive the physical and emotional scars bore by the victims and their families and the immeasurable suffering inflicted on families and communities that lose a loved one at the hands of police.

Sen. Rand Paul (2021-10-03). Video: 'You Sir, Are the One Ignoring Science': Rand Paul Battles Becerra over COVID-19 Rules. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-10-03). What The Yahoo! Assange Report Got Wrong. popularresistance.org The Yahoo! News report that is mistakenly being credited for breaking the story of a CIA plot to assassinate or kidnap WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange is filled with crucial errors, while at the same time providing important new details about inside-Washington deliberations on how the plot came about.

Carla Stea (2021-10-03). "We Are on the Edge of an Abyss—And Moving in the Wrong Direction." UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. globalresearch.ca

Philadelphia Anarchist Black Cross (2021-10-03). Philadelphia: Running Down The Walls 2021 Reportback. itsgoingdown.org Report from Philadelphia Anarchist Black Cross on recent Running Down the Walls event for political prisoners. To listen to an interview with Philly ABC on This Is America, go here. On sunny September 12, 2021, a light breeze persisted from off the lake in FDR park as participants gathered to check-in for their t-shirts, make…

_____ (2021-10-03). Mayor De Blasio's Epic Rikers Island Failure. popularresistance.org In 2017, a year after launching the campaign, the mayor was brought to his knees by the unavoidable momentum built by the campaign. He begrudgingly conceded that Rikers needed to close. But the devil was in the details. The mayor punted responsibility by outlining a scantily detailed 10-year plan to close the complex of eight jails on Rikers Island and build four skyscraper jail facilities in locations around the city.

Staff (2021-10-03). Revolutionary Chavista Leader William Izarra Passes Away. orinocotribune.com On Friday, October 1, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, reported of the death of well-known revolutionary leader William Izarra. In his Twitter account, the president wrote: "My deepest regret for the parting of William Izarra, a great and loyal comrade in the revolutionary struggle, friend of our Commander Hugo Chávez. I send my heartfelt condolences to his family, friends and dear ones. Hasta la Victoria Siempre William!" | The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Félix Plasencia, also expressed his condolences. "We regret the sad passing of Commander William Izarra, Ambassador of Venezuela to the Democratic People…

Staff (2021-10-03). Foreign Affairs Minister Plasencia Highlights International Support for Venezuela. orinocotribune.com The Foreign Affairs Minister of Venezuela, Félix Plasencia, highlighted that Venezuela has international support, as evidenced from the meetings that he held with representatives of various countries during the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly. | According to a press release published on the website of the Venezuelan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Plasencia asserted that the world has shown that "Venezuela is not alone," evident from the dialogues with the representatives of many countries and with "various bodies of legal and internationally accepted multilateral mechanisms." | Minister Plasenci…

Montreal Counter-Info (2021-10-03). Montreal: Banner Drop in Solidarity with Gidimt'en. itsgoingdown.org Action report of banner drop in solidarity with the Gidimt'en Camp. Originally posted to Montreal Counter-Info. In the early morning of September 30th, the first ever National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, we dropped a banner in solidarity with the Gidimt'en Camp. Our banner read "Shut Down Canada '21 #CGLOffTheYintah". Wet'suwet'en and their supporters have…

Asa Winstanley (2021-10-03). Professor David Miller Fired after Israel Lobby Smear Campaign. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-10-03). Teaching Politically and the Problem of Afropessimism. popularresistance.org In education, as in so many other disciplines, one of the increasingly dominant phrases is "anti-Blackness" and the theory of Afropessimism. The two foundational theorists here are Frank Wilderson and Jared Sexton. For Wilderson, Afro-pessimism contends that "Blackness cannot be separated from slavery," and that "the Slave's relationship to violence is open-ended, gratuitous, without reason or constraint," whereas "the human's relationship to violence is always contingent."

Roger D. Harris (2021-10-03). Forbes Reveals Why the US Government Is Trying to Extradite Venezuelan Diplomat Alex Saab. dissidentvoice.org Alex Saab is "the key that unlocks the Venezuelan monetary mystery—that is, how a country facing sanctions from the US, the UK and the European Union—is still able to export things like gold and oil…and really the only man who can actually explain how the country [Venezuela] survives today," according to Forbes. The US would …

We are not Numbers (2021-10-03). Gaza under Blockade: Hope Struggles against Cancer. juancole.com By Omar Salah | — ( We are not Numbers) — Aya Alzeer, 32 years old, lives in Gaza and has had three battles with cancer. She faced it with her mother, her six-year-old son, Baraa, and now she's battling it herself. She has always been positive and active, and she loves life, moving between …

Brian Shilhavy (2021-10-03). 1,969 Fetal Deaths Recorded Following COVID-19 Shots but Criminal CDC Recommends Pregnant Women Get the Shot. globalresearch.ca

Dan Glazebrook (2021-10-03). Counter-Revolution in Arabia. counterpunch.org The first article in this series looked at the 'domestic' role of the British monarchy, suggesting that they served as a 'counter-revolutionary backstop', a feudal remnant kept artificially alive in order to prop up bourgeois rule through the bypassing of parliament and the establishment of rule by decree in the event of serious popular unrest and revolt. In a nation as deeply saturated with colonial wealth and outlook as Britain, however, this is more of an 'insurance policy' than an active and ongoing role. In the realm of foreign policy, however – where the revolutionary overthrow of Britain's colonial prox…

Rebecca Burns (2021-10-03). Meet the New Generation of "Sidewalk Socialists" zcomm.org Once elected, how do socialists govern?>

teleSUR, jm, JGN (2021-10-03). Gandhi, el defensor de la lucha pacífica y la No Violencia. telesurtv.net El Día Internacional de la No Violencia es celebrado este 2 de octubre como homenaje a la figura de Mahatma Gandhi.

_____ (2021-10-03). Afghanistan: Where's the Cash? strategic-culture.org By Eric MARGOLIS | Afghanistan's US-run government was the world's largest producer and exporter of opium, morphine, and the end-product, heroin. | As it did after first seizing power in the mid-1990's, Taliban, the Islamic anti-drug and anti-communist movement, is shutting down the Afghan drug trade. Billions worth of heroin, opium and morphine that had been flowing into Central Asia, Russia, Iran, Turkey, Pakistan and Southeast Asia will be sharply reduced. Afghanistan's drug-based economy is now in dire jeopardy. | But you would not know this if you follow the biased western press, notably the big US TV networ…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). 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…

Amanda Marcotte (2021-10-03). Progressives play hardball — with Biden's support — and confuse the media. zcomm.org The press tries to portray infrastructure delay as Biden's loss, but progressives are trying to save his presidency…

Press TV (2021-10-03). UK university expels professor for 'anti-Zionist stance'. zcomm.org The University of Bristol has fired one of its professors over his explicitly anti-Zionist standpoints and opposition to the Israeli regime and its powerful US and UK-backed worldwide lobby…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). 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…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-03). NATO celebrates German reunification. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com From a feature posted by NATO's Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe. Not much commentary is required except to note that only six years after German reunification Germany participated as part of NATO in the bloc's war in Bosnia (with 14 Tornado warplanes), then in NATO's war against Yugoslavia in 1999 (also with Tornadoes, Germany's first …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-03). U.S. Navy pays first-ever port visit to Lebanon. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The US Navy Just Made Its First Ever Port Call In Lebanon. Why Now? When the Choctaw County, a fast transport ship, pulled into Beirut on Sept. 21 for the first-ever US Navy port visit to Lebanon, the messaging from the Navy was all about improving the military-to-military relations between the two countries. But for …

Anonymous669 (2021-10-03). Casualties Reported After New Missile Attack On Yemen's Ma'rib (Videos). southfront.org Illustrative image, source: the Houthis media wing | On October 3, at least three ballistic missiles struck the central Yemeni city of Ma'rib which is held by Saudi-backed forces. | According to Saleh al-Qutaibi, deputy director of the Media Center of the pro-Saudi wing of the Yemeni military, the missiles landed in residential areas. A mother and her two children were killed in the attack. | Some Yemeni sources claimed that Saghir Bin Azziz, commander of the Saudi-backed Joint Forces in Ma'irb, was killed in the attack…

Caitlin Johnstone (2021-10-03). Pompeo Effectively Admits to Assange Allegations. orinocotribune.com By Caitlin Johnstone — Sep 29, 2021 | In the process of issuing another not-really-a-denial about a Here are some quotes from th…

sputniknews (2021-10-03). Mahmoud Abbas' Poor Ratings 'Not Surprising', Says Official and Here's Why. sputniknews.com Over the years, the Palestinian president has been slammed for his inability to tackle the acute economic crisis in the enclave as well as Israel's settlement activity in the West Bank. He has also been blamed for the relocation of the US Embassy to Jerusalem and normalisation pacts between Israel and a number of Muslim nations…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-10-03). Bolivia's Movements to Mobilize in Defense of the Wiphala. libya360.wordpress.com Kawsachun News Union members attend the congress of the Six Federations of the Trópico of Cochabamba in Lauca àë. September 18, 2021. Photo: Kawsachun News Indigenous peoples and social movements of Bolivia are preparing to mobilize on October 12th in defense of the homeland, democracy and the wiphala, as the far-right radicalizes its efforts to…

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