2021-10-07: News Headlines

Peoples Dispatch (2021-10-07). Dispatches from The US: Biden continues Trump's violent deportation policies. peoplesdispatch.org Eugene Puryear from Breakthrough News spoke to Peoples Dispatch about the current Haitian migrant crisis and how the US administration under president Joe Biden has responded to this.

Dean Baker (2021-10-07). High Drug Prices and the Refusal to Talk Seriously About Debt and Deficits. counterpunch.org Reporters and politicians have been screaming about our debt and deficits in recent weeks, as the Democrats try to steer their public investment package through the senators from Arizona and West Virginia. The infuriating part of this story is that the whining about debt and deficits, and the reporting on it, literally makes no sense.

Jonathan Cook (2021-10-07). Iron Dome: Don't be deceived, US aid to Israel is not about saving lives. dissidentvoice.org Battles in the US Congress that erupted again this week, holding up an extra $1bn in military funding for Israel, underscored just how divorced from reality the conversation about US financial aid to Israel has become, even among many critics. For 48 hours last month, a small group of progressive Democrats in the US House of Representatives succeeded …

Margaret Flowers (2021-10-07). Ten Years Later: Lessons for today from Occupy. dissidentvoice.org It was ten years ago this week that thousands of people from across the country and from different social movements started an occupation of Freedom Plaza in Washington, DC that lasted six months. The action was called "Stop the Machine, Create a New World" to reflect the two-pronged approach of resistance to harmful policies and practices …

Norman Solomon (2021-10-07). Stop Calling the Military Budget a 'Defense' Budget. counterpunch.org It's bad enough that mainstream news outlets routinely call the Pentagon budget a "defense" budget. But the fact that progressives in Congress and even many antiwar activists also do the same is an indication of how deeply the mindsets of the nation's warfare state are embedded in the political culture of the United States. The

Sara Flounders (2021-10-07). U.S.-NATO Offensive Unravels in Afghanistan: The Longest Foreign War in U.S. History. globalresearch.ca

Stephen F. Eisenman (2021-10-07). Auguries of Late Capitalism. counterpunch.org I To see evolution in a bee's flight And biodiversity in a leaf of grass. To know Gaia from the passing of day to night And complexity from the biomass. II Wildfires rage from May to December, Hurricanes from June to November. Few believed the river would rise higher, Then every yard became a quagmire.

Sonali Kolhatkar (2021-10-07). The Child Tax Credit Is a Proven Boost to American Families, So Why Are Conservative Democrats Trying to Stop It? counterpunch.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 of hope that such

WSWS (2021-10-07). Southern California deals with fallout from massive oil spill as new details emerge. wsws.org The spill, which has caused an environmental catastrophe on the coast of Orange County, has made it abundantly clear that America's infrastructure is obsolete and in urgent need of repair.

Staff (2021-10-07). Headlines for October 7, 2021. democracynow.org Federal Judge Temporarily Halts Texas's Near-Total Ban on Abortions, Senate GOP Leader McConnell to Allow Debt Limit Extension into December, WHO Approves Use of First-Ever Vaccine Against Malaria, U.S. COVID Deaths in 2021 Surpass 2020's Total, U.N. to Pay Salaries of Aid Workers in Afghanistan, U.N. Appoints Envoy to Western Sahara After Two-Year Vacancy, Education Department to Expand Student Loan Forgiveness for Public Workers, Crude Oil Spills from Galveston Bay, TX Refinery, Biden Administration Restores Key Environmental Review Provisions to NEPA, Appeals Court Blocks California Law Banning Private Prisons…

MEE correspondent (2021-10-07). Iranian press review: Tehran fury over Israel-Azerbaijan military pact. middleeasteye.net Iranian press review: Tehran fury over Israel-Azerbaijan military pact | Meanwhile, conservative MP claims Iranian property investors have 'saved' Turkey's economy, and corruption heavily linked to suicide cases | Thu, 10/07/2021 – 12: 00 | A handout picture made available by the Iranian army official website on October 1, 2021, shows an Iranian army helicopter during a military exercis…

WSWS (2021-10-07). Opposition mounts among Deere workers to UAW information blackout in run-up to Sunday contract vote. wsws.org Workers are taking to Facebook to call for a "no" vote based on their experience of the UAW's 2015 sellout and their determination to reverse earlier concessions.

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2021-10-07). Blowing the Whistle at Facebook. globalresearch.ca

Facebook Users Union, others (2021-10-07). Sunday 10/17: Protest: Let's Tell Mark Zuckerberg to Get the Zuck Out! indybay.org Edgewood Drive, | Palo Alto CA…

ISBATWBFP (2021-10-07). Whistleblower Warns Facebook a Threat to Children and Democracy. indybay.org

Juan Cole (2021-10-07). Haugen: Facebook has become the Terminator. zcomm.org Please Help Znet Source: Informed Comment Photo by Primakov/Shutterstock Frances Haugen's whistleblower testimony on Tuesday before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Data Security highlighted Facebook's interactions with children, but the testimony was a devastating indictment of the pernicious effects of the company's

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-07). Former top U.S. Army commander in Europe on prospects for U.S. missile system in Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ben Hodges, former Commanding General of United States Army EuropeU.S. continues to provide military support for Ukrainian Armed Forces In the new episode of the program "National Security Council," Tetiana Popova discussed with General Ben Hodges, the former Commanding General of United States Army Europe, an agreement between Ukraine and the United States on strategic …

WSWS (2021-10-07). Four injured in Arlington, Texas high school shooting. wsws.org The suspected shooter, a student at the school, was taken into custody without incident and charged with multiple counts of aggravated assault with a gun, the Arlington Police Department tweeted.

Josh Frank (2021-10-07). They/Them Film and Panel | One Climber's Story. counterpunch.org

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-07). Ukrainian-Turkish military partnership at highest level in 30 years of post-Soviet history. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Kuleba: Ukraine—Turkey partnership is at peak of its development over past 30 years Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey Mevlàºt àáavu≈üoƒülu discussed the preparation of the 10th meeting of the High-Level Strategic Council, security in the Black Sea, military-technical cooperation…. **** Ukraine—Turkey strategic partnership today is …

Staff (2021-10-07). Venezuela's CNE: Carter Center to Witness Sunday's Mock Election — 21N Regional Elections. orinocotribune.com A delegation from the Carter Center which is already in Venezuela, will witness the mock election that the National Electoral Council (CNE) will carry out this Sunday, October 10, and will evaluate possible participation as an observer organization in the regional and municipal elections scheduled for November 21, announced on of the rectors of that electoral body, Roberto Picón. | "At this moment there is a team from the Carter Center visiting Venezuela," said Picón in an interview on the local radio station Unión Radio. "We have met with them on a couple of occasions, they will be there during the drill and the…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-10-07). Heroin Is "Good for Your Health": Occupation Forces Support Afghan Narcotics Trade. globalresearch.ca Multibillion dollar earnings for organized crime and Western financial Institutions…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-07). Tensions mount between Iran, Azerbaijan in Caucasus. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Tensions mount between Iran, Azerbaijan in Caucasus region Tensions mount between Iran and Azerbaijan as Tehran heckles Baku over its ties with Israel and Baku criticizes Tehran's "provocative" military actions near its borders. Most recently, Iran said Wednesday that it has "serious concerns" about Israel's presence in the Caucasus. The comments came a day after …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-07). NATO's 30-nation Military Committee in Georgia to inspect Caucasus, Black Sea build-up. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Visit of the NATO Military Committee to the NATO-Georgia Joint Training and Assessment Center NATO Military Committee headed by Admiral Rob Bauer paid a two-day visit to Georgia. The delegation of the highest military body of the North Atlantic Alliance is in Georgia for the fourth time. Within the framework of the official visit, the …

Mike Garrity (2021-10-07). Federal Court Rules Soldier-Butler Logging is Illegal, Halts Massive Logging and Road-Building Project in Ninemile Valley. counterpunch.org Approving a magistrate judge's recommendations, on October 5th the Montana federal district court ruled for the Alliance for the Wild Rockies and the Flathead-Lolo-Bitterroot Citizen Task Force in their lawsuits opposing the Soldier-Butler timber sale. The court ruled that the Forest Service failed to comply with its own self-imposed rules to protect elk winter range

Norma Rae (2021-10-07). IATSE union defies Hollywood bosses with near-unanimous strike vote. liberationnews.org On October 4, 60,000 film and television workers of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees voted overwhelmingly to authorize a nationwide strike for a living wage, reasonable rest and sustainable benefits. While this does not mean a strike is inevitable, it gives the union and its leadership major leverage in its battle with the …

Ryan McMaken (2021-10-07). Without Lockdowns, Sweden Had Fewer Excess Deaths than Most of Europe. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-10-07). Biden administration defends CIA against torture victim. wsws.org The Supreme Court is hearing an appeal by Abu Zubaydah, held at Guantanamo Bay, for the disclosure of additional information about his torture, including being waterboarded 83 times in a month.

John Kendall Hawkins (2021-10-07). Biden: The Interesting Debt Master-Slave Dialectic. counterpunch.org As a US Senator from Delaware Biden smoothed the way for his state to become a tax haven and a place that openly welcomed credit card companies. After graduating from Yale Law School, Hunter was offered the executive vice president position at MBNA, a rising credit card company, despite his lack of banking experience: "Hunter rejected concerns about the political ties between the firm and his father."

WSWS (2021-10-07). Nobel Prize in Physics awarded for pioneering research in climate change and chaos theory. wsws.org This year's prize highlights the connection between seemingly random events, such as the weather on a given day, showing they arise from law-governed and knowable underlying processes.

WSWS (2021-10-07). Canada's military sends nurses to Alberta hospitals as COVID-19 crisis worsens. wsws.org Swamped by an influx of severely ill patients, many Alberta hospitals have had to implement aspects of their triage protocols, under which those deemed least likely to survive are denied needed care.

WSWS (2021-10-07). Deepening problems for Chinese economy. wsws.org One question being asked in Asian markets is how far the financial crisis will spread to other property developers, which account for a large portion of the high-yield or so-called junk bond market.

ecns.cn (2021-10-07). U.S. discloses size of nuclear stockpile. ecns.cn The U.S. State Department has disclosed the number of nuclear weapons in the country's stockpile.

WSWS (2021-10-07). Close New York City schools to protect children and stop the spread of COVID-19! wsws.org Our committee demands the closing of schools to protect the lives of children and as a first step in a global program by the working class to eradicate COVID-19.

Editor2 (2021-10-07). Inflation is Back with a Vengeance in Latin America. orinocotribune.com By Nick Corbishley — Oct 5, 2021 | After last year's economic carnage, the spectre of runaway inflation is the last thing the region needs. | As prices for many vital goods and services surge across the globe, central bankers in most advanced economies refuse to take their foot off the gas, even as inflation gets stickier. But things are very different in emerging economies. | Last year many emerging economy central banks slashed rates to extreme lows as economic activity ground to a standstill and inflation crumbled. But now many of them are frantically hiking them again as inflation returns with a vengeanc…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-07). Iran Closes Its Airspace to Azerbaijani Military, Warns Russia to be Wary of Geopolitical Changes in Caucasus. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-10-07). The growing strike movement in the United States and the case for rank-and-file committees. wsws.org Nearly two years into the coronavirus pandemic, a major strike movement is gaining momentum in the United States, with profound implications for the class struggle all over the world.

WSWS (2021-10-07). Carpenters union attempt to shut down Washington state strike, push through sellout deal. wsws.org The Northwest Carpenters Union ordered 2,000 striking Washington state carpenters back to job sites as NWCU officials try for the fifth time to push through a deal favorable to the construction firms.

Binoy Kampmark (2021-10-07). Trump, Twitter and the Digital Town Hall. counterpunch.org The merits are hard to stomach for partisans long jaundiced by presumption and dislike, but the cheer at the deplatforming of Donald Trump by a range of social media platforms said as much about the nature of any sentiment about democracy as it did about those claiming to defend it. For one, it shut off

WSWS (2021-10-07). Trial of the November 2015 French terrorist attacks opens in Paris. wsws.org There is an insoluble link between the Bataclan attacks and the French and NATO intervention in Syria and Libya since 2011.

Dr. Daniel Nagase (2021-10-07). Video: Dr. Daniel Nagase — 75th Anniversary of the Nuremberg Trials. globalresearch.ca

Prof. Anthony J. Hall (2021-10-07). The Mandates, Restrictions and Propaganda: The Death Knell of Universities? globalresearch.ca

Editor2 (2021-10-07). Peru: "Agrarian Reform" Without Changing the Structure of Land Ownership and Tenure. orinocotribune.com By Ollantay Itzamná — Oct 4, 2021 | 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 of land ownership and tenure, complemented with public policies (technical and financial assistance, market creation, etc.) that guarantee rural "development". Agrarian reform, in order to be such, must change the structure of land ownership and tenure. | The 1969 agrarian ref…

Ramzy Baroud (2021-10-07). Racial Justice Vs. The Israel Lobby: When Being Pro-Palestine Becomes the New Normal. dissidentvoice.org There is an unmistakable shift in American politics regarding Palestine and Israel, a change that is inspired by the way in which many Americans, especially the youth, view the Palestinian struggle and the Israeli occupation. While this shift is yet to translate into tangibly diminishing Israel's stronghold over the US Congress, it promises to be …

WSWS (2021-10-07). Soviet writer Vasily Grossman's final work, An Armenian Sketchbook. wsws.org This volume, presenting an informal account of the author's trip to the small Soviet republic in 1961, is in its own slighter fashion as deeply moving as his monumental war novels.

Andrew Korybko (2021-10-07). US Sanctions against India: Delhi's Planned Purchase of Russia's S-400 Air Defense Systems. globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2021-10-07). Chinese envoy rejects U.S. accusations at UN debate. ecns.cn A Chinese envoy on Monday rejected false U.S. accusations against China's human rights situation and called for solidarity and cooperation.

WSWS (2021-10-07). State of California removes COVID-19 benefits for workers, allows companies to keep outbreak details secret. wsws.org The recent actions by the governor's office and the state legislature in the "bluest" of US states, demonstrates that the Democrats are just as committed to sacrificing thousands of workers lives for profit.

WSWS (2021-10-07). A comment on the viral TikTok "Devious Licks" trend. wsws.org "Devious Licks," a recent viral trend on the social media platform Tik Tok, involves students in the US and Canada recording themselves stealing school property and/or vandalizing school bathrooms.

Vijay Prashad (2021-10-07). Why the World's Eyes Are on the Afghanistan-Tajikistan Border. counterpunch.org Afghanistan and Tajikistan share a 1,400-kilometer border. Recently, a war of words has erupted between Tajikistan's President Emomali Rahmon and the Taliban government in Kabul. Rahmon censures the Taliban for the destabilization of Central Asia by the export of militant groups, while the Taliban leadership has accused Tajikistan's government of interference. Earlier this summer, Rahmon

Dr. Rodrigo Acuña (2021-10-07). Australia's Intelligence Organizations Helped Overthrow the Allende Government in 1973. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-10-07). Preface to the Turkish-language edition of Leon Trotsky and the Development of Marxism. wsws.org This is a preface by David North to a new Turkish translation of North's essay, Leon Trotsky and the Development of Marxism, written in 1982 to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the political assassination of Tom Henehan.

WSWS (2021-10-07). US military analyst warns of danger of nuclear war with China. wsws.org If it faced defeat in a conventional conflict with China over Taiwan, as the analyst concludes is most likely, the US would not hesitate to use its huge nuclear arsenal despite the incalculable consequences for humanity.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-07). Russian Foreign Minister accuses NATO of supporting neo-Nazis in Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Russian Foreign Minister accuses NATO of "supporting neo-Nazis" in Ukraine Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergei Lavrov accused the NATO of "supporting neo-Nazis" in Ukraine. He said so during the negotiations with the Alliance's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, writes The Washington Post. According to the outlet, Lavrov made these statements during the closed session …

WSWS (2021-10-07). Spanish authorities declare COVID-19 will become "endemic" wsws.org By declaring COVID-19 to be "endemic," the Spanish ruling class is signalling its intention to allow the virus to spread, no matter the cost in health and lives.

Fight Back (2021-10-07). Teamsters for a Democratic Union convention looks forward to defeat of old guard. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL — Teamsters for a Democratic Union (TDU) held its annual convention from October 1-3 in Chicago. Rank-and-file union activists from around the country traveled there to plan out the next steps for the upcoming international union election. TDU is supporting the reformer O'Brien-Zuckerman slate against the other slate, which is backed by the Hoffa old guard within the Teamsters union. | The O'Brien-Zuckerman slate, also known as the OZ Teamsters United slate, has gained a lot of momentum since announcing their intent to run. Ballots for the international union election are being mailed out on Oc…

WSWS (2021-10-07). Australia: Victorian Labor government pressing ahead with reopening despite record surge. wsws.org The Labor government is imposing the same profit-driven policies, at the expense of health and lives, as its counterparts in other states and at the federal level.

WSWS (2021-10-07). Video: Electoral Members of the Socialist Equality Party support campaign against Australia's anti-democratic laws. wsws.org "The legislation… is in tune and tone with authoritarian movements right across the world."

Joris Leverink (2021-10-07). Black migration beyond states and borders. roarmag.org A man from Haiti is crossing the Rio Grande natural border between Mexico and the United States. May, 2021. David Peinado Romero / Shutterstock.com | Migration is a central part of

WSWS (2021-10-07). Six refugees die at the Polish-Belarusian border‚ÄÜas illegal deportations in the EU rise. wsws.org The plight of refugees stranded in the no man's land on the border between Poland and Belarus is becoming increasingly dramatic.

WSWS (2021-10-07). Biden in Michigan: Infrastructure, social spending bills vital for waging economic warfare vs. China. wsws.org President Biden framed the push for his economic agenda as an existential struggle to halt America's global geo-political decline and counter the rise of China.

Shane Quinn (2021-10-07). Twenty Years Ago: US Invasion of Afghanistan. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-10-07). Massive strike by steelworkers in South Africa. wsws.org More than 150,000 steel and metal workers went on strike Tuesday in South Africa, demanding substantial wage increases from the employers and vowing to stay out until they achieve this goal.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-10-07). Peace groups protest another arms fair in the UK. peoplesdispatch.org Peace groups in the UK protested against the conduct of the Defence Procurement Research Technology and Exportability (DPRTE) event at Farnborough, and denounced the country's decision to join a new trilateral security alliance, AUKUS…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-07). Foreign ministers to honor Ukrainian troops killed in Donbass, Turkish troops killed in Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The Turkish troops to be honored by the foreign ministers of Turkey and Ukraine are presumably those attached to the 15th Corps deployed to Galicia to fight against the Russian Empire, of which contemporary Ukraine was a part. Foreign Minister of Turkey to visit Ukraine During their stay in Lviv, the ministers will lay flowers …

Ali Abunimah (2021-10-07). UN "expert" can't defend his attacks on Palestine solidarity. electronicintifada.net Ahmed Shaheed helps Israel lobby smear critics of its abuses and crimes.

John Kiriakou (2021-10-07). Ex-CIA Officer Who Led Raid that Captured Leading Al Qaeda Suspect Is Now Denouncing CIA for Torturing Him for 20 Years In Guantanamo Without Ever Charging Him With A Crime. covertactionmagazine.com The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday heard arguments from attorneys for Abu Zubaydah, a Guantánamo prisoner once thought to be the third-ranking leader in al-Qaeda, about whether their client would be allowed to depose two CIA contract psychologists who devised and carried out the Agency's torture program and who personally participated in Zubaydah's torture.

ecns.cn (2021-10-07). China practices rule of virtue, rule of law, says ambassador. ecns.cn China practices not only the rule of law but also the rule of virtue, said Chinese Ambassador to the United States Qin Gang in a keynote speech during a forum organized by the U.S.-Asia Institute on Wednesday.

Miya Tada (2021-10-07). FILM SCREENING | IT WAS A COUP. peoplesforum.org Join us at The People's Forum for a film screening of It Was A Coup! This is a free, educational program, however, in order to maintain a safe capacity level, we ask that you leave a $6 deposit to reserve your participation. You will be refunded your deposit upon arrival or if you cancel. Please have your confirmation email ready when you arrive. | About "IT WAS A COUP" | It Was A Coup is a feature film that documents the coup in Bolivia, the role of Mexican diplomacy in its defense of asylum and the crimes against humanity during the de facto government of Añez in Bolivia. Unpublished information on the Mexican…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-07). Crimea and beyond: Turkish, Ukrainian DMs, FMs to meet for second time in quadriga format. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ukraine, Turkey to meet in quadriga format by year-end "I will be happy to meet again with my colleague, the Minister of Defense, with Minister àáavu≈üoƒülu and the Minister of Defense of Turkey in the quadriga format by the end of the year," Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba said at a briefing …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-07). With Turkish partner, Ukraine to unite Black Sea region under NATO aegis. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ukraine, NATO discussing joint efforts in Black Sea region — Kuleba Ukraine is discussing an initiative to unite efforts in the Black Sea region, including with NATO, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has said. He said this at a briefing following his talks with Turkish Foreign Minister Mavlut Cavusoglu in Lviv on Thursday, October 7…. …

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-10-07). October 7, 2001, US-NATO Invades Afghanistan: It was an Act of Self Defense. "America was Attacked by an 'Unnamed Foreign Power' on 9/11" globalresearch.ca The legal argument used by Washington and NATO to invade Afghanistan was that the September 11 attacks constituted an undeclared "armed attack" "from abroad" by an unnamed foreign power…

Medea Benjamin (2021-10-07). Why Does Congress Fight over Childcare but Not F-35s? Fiscal Insanity and The Military Spending Bill. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Peter McCullough (2021-10-07). Video: Dr. Peter McCullough — 'Therapeutic Nihilism and Untested Novel Therapies'. globalresearch.ca

Matt Sedlar (2021-10-07). Transcript: "Making the Most of Special Drawing Rights: Approaches to Maximize Impact and Create a Sustainable and Just Recovery" cepr.net CEPR Senior Research Fellow Andrés Arauz participated in an event on October 4th as part of the IMF Annual Meetings, sponsored by CEPR, ActionAid, Afrodad, the Bretton Woods Project, the Catholic Agency for Overseas Development, Eurodad, Global Policy Forum, Global Call to Action Against Poverty, Jubilee Debt Campaign, Latindadd, Oxfam International, Social Justice in Global …

Medea Benjamin, Nicholas J.S. Davies (2021-10-07). Why Do so many in Congress resist funding Childcare But swoon over F-35s? juancole.com ( Code Pink) — President Biden and the Democratic Congress are facing a crisis as the popular domestic agenda they ran on in the 2020 election is held hostage by two corporate Democratic Senators, fossil-fuel consigliere Joe Manchin and payday-lender favorite Kyrsten Sinema. But the very week before the Dems' $350 billion-per-year domestic package hit …

Andrew Korybko (2021-10-07). AUKUS Inadvertently Opens Diplomatic Opportunities for Russia with France & India. asia-pacificresearch.com

Dr. Konstantin Asmolov (2021-10-07). Moon Jae-in Suggests Ending the Korean War; Pyongyang Agrees, but Says It's an Unfavourable Time. asia-pacificresearch.com

James Bovard (2021-10-07). The Best Speech I Never Gave. counterpunch.org Prices convey information, especially the price of zero. There is often more latent intelligence signaled by prices than by the claimed good intentions of political zealots—even those on the side of peace and liberty. On the fifth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, I tromped to the National Mall in Washington to make a speech on

Pablo Manríquez (2021-10-07). Indian Immigrants Feel Senate Has Ignored Their Calls to Reform Massive Green Card Backlogs. latinorebels.com "I considered myself a DREAMer," says Dip Patel, 25, founder of Improve the Dream, an organization advocating for immigrant youth who grew up as dependents of long-term visa holders but then lose their legal status in the United States when they turn 21 years old.

TASS (2021-10-07). Earthquake rocks Pakistan leaving 20 dead, over 300 injured — newspaper. tass.com The authorities are currently assessing the damage after the natural disaster…

TASS (2021-10-07). Russia to provide humanitarian aid to Afghanistan, says envoy. tass.com "The final decision has been made, the departments are collecting cargo," Russian presidential envoy to Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov noted…

Jon Skolnik (2021-10-07). AT&T is bankrolling Trump's favorite new cable channel: report. salon.com One America News receives almost all of its funding from AT&T, Reuters report reveals…

Oakland Asian Cultural Center (2021-10-07). Friday 10/15: Lift Up: Change through Art and Activism (OACC 25th Anniversary Gala). indybay.org Online (Virtual)…

UCSC Institute for Social Transformation (2021-10-07). Thursday 11/4: Solidarity Economics: OUR Movement, OUR Economy. indybay.org Online event. Register now: ucsc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_BnNGUpX…

sputniknews (2021-10-07). US Bombing Campaign in Afghanistan Led to 20-Year Failed Experiment in Western Liberalism – Experts. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The bombing campaign the US launched in Afghanistan less than a month after the 9/11 attacks quickly morphed into a counterinsurgency mission that ended in a failed experiment in Western liberalism, experts told Sputnik on the twentieth anniversary of the beginning of the war.

teleSUR, JDO (2021-10-07). Covid-19 provoca orfandad a miles de menores mexicanos. telesurtv.net Alertan que la cifra de niños afectados por la pérdida de madres, padres o abuelos podría aumentar.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-07). Azerbaijan, Turkey conduct more war games near Iranian, Armenian borders. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Turkish, Azerbaijani militaries hold more drills in Nakhchivan Indestructible Brotherhood-2021 includes live-fire tactical exercises by land and air units from the two countries, according to a statement by the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry on Tuesday evening. "In order to ensure the interoperability of units, troops are constantly monitored from command posts through control systems as well …

Brenda Norrell (2021-10-07). Paiute Shoshone Myron Dewey's Final Livestream from Navy Seals Bombing Range. indybay.org Paiute Shoshone Myron Dewey livestreamed from the Navy Seals' bombing range in his homeland at Yomba, Nevada, the day before he was killed in a car collision on Sept. 26. Myron, journalist and drone operator at Standing Rock, spoke out against the dangers of the Navy Seals Fallon bombing range in central Nevada, and lithium mining now targeting the Massacre Site at Thacker Pass in northern Nevada.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-07). 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…

John Feffer (2021-10-07). Climate-change transition in the Age of Billionaires. salon.com Can we create a world of solidarity economics or are we doomed to climate profiteering?>

South Front (2021-10-07). Video: The War on Syria. Fortifications Growing Around the Idlib Castle. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous103 (2021-10-07). Comparing Textbooks: Even Afghanistan Scores Better Than Pakistan. southfront.org Illustrative Image | Written by Societal struggles and reform often take unexpected turns in vast swaths of land stretching from the Middle East into Central Asia. | Take education for example. | The Taliban have yet to fulfil their promise

imperial.ac.uk (2021-10-07). First images from latest Mars rover show ancient river delta in Jezero crater. imperial.ac.uk The NASA Perseverance rover, which landed on Mars in February, has sent back its first images of a 3.7-billion-year-old ancient river delta.

Sarah Burris (2021-10-07). Trump had dinner with Mitt Romney to "torture the guy": book. salon.com A new book reveals Trump's infamous dinner with Mitt Romney was exactly what people thought…

Mike Walter (2021-10-07). The Heat: Top Chinese and U.S. foreign policy advisors meet in attempt to ease tensions. america.cgtn.com Top Chinese and U.S. foreign policy advisors meet in an attempt to ease tensions over a range of issues.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-07). 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…

sputniknews (2021-10-07). China Against Defining Relations With US as 'Competition'. sputniknews.com BEIJING (Sputnik) – Beijing does not believe that "competition" is the right word to describe its relationship with Washington, China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi said at a meeting with US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan.

WSWS repost (2021-10-07). CA removes COVID-19 benefits for workers, allows companies to keep outbreak details secret. indybay.org The recent actions by the governor's office and the state legislature in the "bluest" of US states, demonstrates that the Democrats are just as committed to sacrificing thousands of workers lives for profit.

TASS (2021-10-07). UN does not have a political agenda in Ethiopia — Guterres. tass.com According to UN Secretary General, organization must not allow people to die because of hunger or military action…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-07). Science Saturday: A robotic GPS for targeting, delivering regenerative biotherapies. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A remote-controlled bronchoscope that acts like a GPS system hunts down hard-to-find lung masses and accurately biopsies them, according to a Mayo Clinic collaborative study. This multisite research, which is published in Annals of Thoracic Surgery, lays the foundation for precisely finding early-stage cancer and targeting it with regenerative biotherapeutics needed to stimulate healing. Artificial intelligence gleaned from CT scans directs the robotic fiber optic cable, providing a GPS-like pathway to tiny nodules, or masses, that manual bronchoscopes…

Staff (2021-10-07). Abu Zubaydah Was Tortured for Years at CIA Black Sites. Biden Is Trying to Keep the Abuse Secret. democracynow.org The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday in a case brought by Abu Zubaydah, the Guantánamo prisoner who was the first subject of the CIA's torture program. Zubaydah's legal team has spent years trying to obtain testimony from two psychologists who helped the CIA design and implement his torture, and the Biden administration is continuing the Trump's administration strategy to keep key information about Zubaydah's torture in Poland classified despite the fact that the two psychologists are willing to testify. Several justices contradicted the Biden administration, suggesting Zubaydah, the only witness besi…

Extinction Rebellion Santa Cruz (2021-10-07). Friday 10/8: Stop the Money Pipeline at CHASE. indybay.org Chase Bank on Ocean Street, Santa Cruz…

Suds, Snacks,, Socialism forum committee (2021-10-07). Saturday 10/9: Battle Lines in the U.S. Culture Wars. indybay.org This event in online…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-07). 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,…

sputniknews (2021-10-07). 123 Arrested as Climate Activists Block Central Bridge in Finnish Capital. sputniknews.com The demonstrators urge the Finnish government declare a climate emergency and act more forcefully on the climate change, including binding legislation in order to achieve carbon neutrality by 2025, a decade ahead of the government's current goal of 2035.

teleSUR, JDO, JCM (2021-10-07). Evo Morales asegura que pueblo boliviano derrotará a golpistas. telesurtv.net Denunció que los llamados dirigentes cívicos procuran desestabilizar y quedar impunes tras violar los DD.HH.

RWS (2021-10-07). Alameda's Women's March has New Twist on Hanger Theme. indybay.org The San Francisco East Bay city of Alameda was one of over six hundred across the nation calling for women's rights to health care including abortion services.

Anonymous669 (2021-10-07). IRGC Speedboats Intercepted US Navy Vessel In Persian Gulf (Video). southfront.org Forces of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) in the Persian Gulf. FILE IMAGE: IRNA | Speedboats of the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) had intercepted a vessel of the US Navy in the Persian Gulf, a number of Iranian news sources reported on October 7. | The Iranian state TV aired footage of the incident. The footage shows several Iranian armed speedboats chasing after a Riverine Command Boat (RCB) of the US Navy. The fast assault boat was apparently escorting a US carrier strike group. |

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-07). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Treating and preventing liver cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org While still relatively rare, the rate of primary liver cancer has been increasing in recent decades, disproportionately affecting minority populations. "Research has shown that Blacks and Hispanics are less likely to be diagnosed with liver cancer at an earlier stage, compared to whites," says Dr. Sumera Ilyas, a Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist. "And that, in turn, means the odds of being eligible for potentially curative treatments are lower for these patients." These disparities are due to…

The Green Arcade (2021-10-07). Friday 10/22: Cortez and Roy Reading From New Books Mining Honey and Gordo. indybay.org The Green Arcade | 1680 Market Street | San Francisco, CA 94102…

Anonymous103 (2021-10-07). US Continues To Betray Allies Despite Its Global Power Being In Decline. southfront.org Storm clouds over the White House in Washington, D.C.Many U.S. partners are realizing it is not trustworthy. | Written by Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst | U.S. global dominant power is in terminal decline. This of course does not mean that the U.S. will cease being a superpower, but it is no longer the sole Great Power of the world and no longer wields the global influence it once did. This is reflected with the immense failure of U.S. policies all across the world, whether it be wasting 20 years in Afghanistan for nought, failure to remove Syrian President Bashar al-Assad through proxy force…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-10-07). People are Dying Worldwide: "Foreign Aid" to Finance 1.8 Billion Vaccine Doses. Western Governments, Billionaires and Big Pharma Come to the "Rescue of the Poor Countries" globalresearch.ca What is happening today is the outright "Criminalization of the state apparatus" whereby politicians, senior government officials are bribed, coopted or threatened to abide by a diabolical project which is destroying people's lives Worldwide.

Rachel Evans (2021-10-07). Tamil activists speak out for rights here and in Sri Lanka. greenleft.org.au Rachel Evans spoke to Tamil refugees and activists Kalyani Inpakumar and Renuga Inpakumar about the continuing persecution of Tamils in Sri Lanka and the campaign for rights here.

Staff (2021-10-07). Federal Judge Blocks Texas Abortion Ban, Blasts "Offensive Deprivation of Such an Important Right" democracynow.org A federal judge has temporarily blocked Texas's near-total ban on abortions, granting the Justice Department's emergency request to halt the law while courts consider its legality. In his ruling, Judge Robert Pitman slammed the Texas ban's unconstitutionality, writing, "This Court will not sanction one more day of this offensive deprivation of such an important right." "Judge Robert Pitman ruled and said what advocates in Texas and clinics operators in Texas have been saying all along … a near-total ban on abortion in the state of Texas is flagrantly unconstitutional," says Amy Littlefield, abortion access corr…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-07). Aliyev awards Azerbaijani troops for serving NATO in Afghanistan. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azerbaijani peacekeepers serving in Afghanistan awarded —Azerbaijani servicemen acted within the NATO/U.S.-led peacekeeping forces in Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq, and South Sudan from September 1999. Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree on awarding servicemen of the Defence Ministry on October 6, Azertag has reported. Under the order, the servicemen, who represented Azerbaijan at a high …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-07). 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…

Anonymous103 (2021-10-07). South Africa Interested In Expanding Its Military Influence Against Terrorists. southfront.org Illustrative ImageFight against terrorism in Mozambique is becoming a military race for African states. | Written by Lucas Leiroz, research fellow in international law at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. | Terrorism is still advancing in Africa — and, on the other hand, military projects to defeat it continue to advance. Every day, terrorist militias occupy new spaces, gaining positions in cities and villages where local governments seem to have completely lost control. The situation is particularly serious in northern Mozambique, where terrorists control strategic natural reserves and accumulate re…

Joe Tache (2021-10-07). MIT graduate student workers launch unionization campaign. zcomm.org Graduate student workers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology publicly announced their efforts to organize a union on Monday, Sept 27…

Othering, Belonging Institute UC Berkeley (2021-10-07). Thursday 10/28: Justice for Black Farmers: Uprooting Racist Policy & Planting Seeds of Redress. indybay.org Online webinar (FREE and open to the community)…

Anonymous007 (2021-10-07). Hamas And Islamic Jihad Hold Conference To Say What Will Happen After "Israel's Collapse" But Not How It Will Happen. southfront.org On September 30th, a conference titled "Promise of the Hereafter — Post-Liberation Palestine" funded by Hamas and sponsored by Hamas…

Anonymous103 (2021-10-07). US Knows It Could Lose A War Against China, So Why Is It Provoking It? southfront.org Illustrative ImageAmerica may need to accept it's no longer No.1, or risk dragging the world into a catastrophic conflict… | Written by Johanna Ross, journalist based in Edinburgh, Scotland. | The drums of war are beating. Countless films and books have been produced on the subject of war with China, but it seems now, we are closer than ever before to some kind of military conflict. | The fact that such a military confrontation would be catastrophic and devastating for all parties concerned seems so blatantly obvious that it needn't be said; and yet because the American military establishment is actually discus…

Brad R. Fulton (2021-10-07). Americans are in a mental health crisis — especially African-Americans. Can churches help?>. salon.com Churches' mental health programs represent an underutilized resource for much-needed care in the United States…

Kenneth Surin (2021-10-07). UK's Labour Party Conference, Back to the 1990s. counterpunch.org The cornerstone of the Blairite restoration has been to wrest power from the ordinary membership and put it in the hands of the parliamentary party and its big donors, with key-decision-making confined to a small "kitchen" cabinet or coterie of trusties (as Blair himself did when he became party leader, which led to accusations that he was conducting himself like a US president).

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-07). The best medicine for COVID-19 is prevention. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, health care professionals have worked hard to develop treatments for patients, and they have learned to manage the risk of hospitalization and death from COVID-19.From protective measures to monoclonal antibody therapy and other treatments, Dr. Raymund Razonable, a Mayo Clinic infectious diseases expert, discusses the current treatments for COVID-19 and explains why prevention is the best medicine. Watch: Dr. Razonable discusses current COVID-19 therapies and treatments. youtu.be/TE0nH1u9kXo Journalists: Broadcast-quality soundbites are available in…

MEE, agencies (2021-10-07). Newcastle United takeover: Saudi Arabia-backed deal close to completion. middleeasteye.net Newcastle United takeover: Saudi Arabia-backed deal close to completion | Deal edges nearer after consortium proves to Premier League that Saudi state will not have control of English football club | Thu, 10/07/2021 – 08: 18 | The PIF group, which also includes English financier Amanda Staveley and British billionaires Simon and David Reuben, abandoned a proposed $407m takeover of Newcastl…

Brian Karem (2021-10-07). Ready for the mega-ugly 2024 rematch? The perennial optimist vs. the perma-troll. salon.com Whether or not Trump runs again, his entire operation is about undermining the guy who's actually trying to help…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-07). 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…

teleSUR, lvm, JL (2021-10-07). Fiscalía peruana denuncia a policías por represión en 2020. telesurtv.net Fiscalía formalizó denuncia penal contra 11 oficiales de la Policía por la presunta comisión de los delitos de homicidio agravado y otros.

Staff (2021-10-07). Full-scale war between Belarus & Ukraine now looking more likely than a conflict with Russia, says MP from Kiev's ruling party. rt.com The threat of an all-out conflict with neighboring Belarus is now becoming a more likely scenario for Ukraine than a mooted Russian 'invasion' of the country, a member of Kiev's governing 'Servant of the People' party has claimed. | Parliamentarian Yegor Chernev wrote on Tuesday that relations with Minsk have deteriorated so far that a war is looming larger than the purported threat of an invasion ordered by Moscow. The claims come amid heightened tensions between Ukraine and embattled Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko, and despite an ongoing political conflict with Russia over gas transit fees. | "A larg…

Tom Engelhardt (2021-10-07). Tomgram: Karen Greenberg, Apologies All Around (Unfortunately, Not). warisacrime.org This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here. Just in case you didn't realize it, the lost war in Afghanistan was their fault, not ours. If we had any fault at all, as Secretary of Defense and former Iraq War commander Lloyd Austin pointed out at …

Project Veritas Action (2021-10-07). Pfizer Leaks: Whistleblower Goes on Record. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous669 (2021-10-07). Saudi-led Coalition Says It Destroyed Houthi Drone Launch Site After Attack On Saudi Arabia's Abha Airport. southfront.org Illustrative image. | Late on October 6, a suicide drone launched from Yemen, allegedly by the Houthis (Ansar Allah), attacked Abha International Airport in the southern Saudi province of 'Asir. | In a statement released by the Saudi Press Agency, the Saudi-led coalition claimed that the drone was successfully intercepted. The coalition said that four of the airport's workers were wounded by shrapnel from the interception. | "The Houthi attempt to target civilians at Abha's civilian airport constitutes a war crime," the…

news.un (2021-10-07). Inequalities between ethnic groups are stark, new UN report reveals. news.un.org Differences in so-called multidimensional poverty among ethnic groups are consistently high across many countries, according to a new analysis released this Thursday.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-07). 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: …

sputniknews (2021-10-07). Trump Continues to Deny 2020 Election Results, Says 'Real Insurrection' Occurred on Nov 3. sputniknews.com Former US President Donald Trump has continued to contest the results of the 2020 presidential election, and in recent months has proclaimed that he "never admitted defeat" nor "conceded" the November election results.

Michael Cooke (2021-10-07). Stuff and nonsense: The musings of Gina Rinehart. greenleft.org.au Australia's richest person, Gina Rinehart, warns that unless the federal government restrains its pandemic spending, the country will end up like Sri Lanka. Michael Cooke and Lionel Bopage argue that this is neoliberal nonsense.

Anonymous765 (2021-10-07). Jihadist Attacks In Mali Becoming The Norm As France Increasingly Abandons It. southfront.org | DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : | BITCOIN: bc1qv7k70u2zynvem59u88ctdlaw7hc735d8xep9rq : | BITCOIN CASH: qzjv…

Labor Video Project (2021-10-07). Zionism, Israel & The Firing Of UK University of Bristol Sociologist David Miller. indybay.org David Miller a sociologist at the University of Bristol in the UK raised issues about the role of Israel and the Zionists and he was targeted by Zionists for removal. Under their new policy criticism of Israel and Zionism is "anti-semitic". He was fired on October 1, 2021 by the university for supposed anti-semitism.

Barry Sheppard (2021-10-07). United States: More than 200,000 march to defend abortion rights. greenleft.org.au Supporters of abortion rights turned out across the United States in protest against laws in Texas and Mississippi that effectively outlaw most abortions, reports Barry Sheppard.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-07). Mayo Clinic to offer walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinics in Rochester. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Learn where you can get initial and booster vaccinations, and third doses, Oct. 4-22 Mayo Clinic in Rochester will offer COVID-19 walk-in vaccine clinics for patients, visitors and community members the week of Monday, Oct. 4. Pfizer booster vaccinations Pfizer booster vaccinations will be offered to people who received the Pfizer COVID-19 initial vaccination series, as directed by the Food and Drug Administration. A booster vaccination is recommended six months after the initial vaccination series…

Jake Johnson (2021-10-07). 'Entirely unsurprising': Merck slammed for 4,000% markup of taxpayer-funded COVID-19 drug. salon.com "Another example of Big Pharma reaping billions from public investment into research"

Zero Hedge (2021-10-07). US Stealth Jets Become First Fighters to Fly from Japanese Ship Since WWII. asia-pacificresearch.com

Elizabeth Preza (2021-10-07). Federal judge temporarily blocks Texas abortion ban. salon.com "This Court will not sanction one more day of this offensive deprivation of such an important right"

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-07). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Vaccines and kids — what you need to know about COVID-19, flu. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org With flu season approaching, Mayo Clinic experts remind parents of the importance of vaccinating children for influenza and COVID-19 when possible. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends everyone 6 months and older get vaccinated for flu each year. The CDC also says people who are eligible can be vaccinated for flu and COVID-19 at the same time. Currently, children ages 12 and older are permitted to get vaccinated for COVID-19 using the…

Medea Benjamin (2021-10-07). Congress fights over money for child care — but never questions billions for war. salon.com Most Americans support cuts in military spending to pay for social programs — but somehow that's never on the table…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-07). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-07). Mayo Clinic Minute: Why breast cancer screening is important. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It's estimated that 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime and 1 in 39 women will die from breast cancer. It's the most diagnosed cancer among women in the U.S., and it's now the most common cancer globally.That's why regular breast cancer screening is so important, says Dr. Christine Klassen, a Mayo Clinic Breast Clinic physician.Watch The Mayo Clinic Minute. www.youtube.com/watch?v=9XKd_sVm7dw Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 06) is in the…

Luis Feliz León (2021-10-07). Workers Have Leverage. It's Time to Use It. zcomm.org Now's the time to turn up the heat, take risks, and refuse to settle for less. It's an opportunity that won't last forever…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-07). 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…

International Indian Treaty Council (2021-10-07). Monday 10/11: Indigenous Peoples' Day Commemoration at Yerba Buena Gardens. indybay.org Esplanade, Yerba Buena Gardens, Mission St. between 3rd St. and 4th St., San Francisco (Yelamu, Ohlone Territory)…

Mia Jackson (2021-10-07). Opinion: Government food aid programs need a digital facelift. salon.com Burgeoning online markets for food and grocery delivery may hold the key to fighting food insecurity…

R.Robertson (2021-10-07). In Lamorinda Demonstrators Say "Texas Women Need Ruth" indybay.org The moniker Lamorinda is used to describe the area in Contra Costa County that consists of three cities, Lafayette, Moraga and Orinda. On October 2, the tri-city region joined more than a dozen other SF Bay Area cities in demonstrating for Reproductive Justice.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-07). 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…

David Giesen (2021-10-07). Saturday 10/9: The psychic effects of land tenure systems: a walking tour. indybay.org American Youth Hostel | 312 Mason Street | San Francisco | (we meet in the lobby)…

MEE staff (2021-10-07). Newcastle United: Hatice Cengiz urges Premier League to stop Saudi Arabia deal. middleeasteye.net Newcastle United: Hatice Cengiz urges Premier League to stop Saudi Arabia deal | Widow of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi says she is horrified Saudi-led consortium is close to buying club | Thu, 10/07/2021 – 12: 46 | Cengiz and her legal team are continuing to pursue a lawsuit against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (AFP) | Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashog…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-07). Eight Fighters Of HTS Elite Unit Were Killed Or Wounded In Recent Russian Airstrikes On Greater Idlib. southfront.org A fighters of al-Qaeda-affiliated Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) elite unit, known as the "Red Band," was killed and seven others…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-07). 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…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-07). Two Syrian Police Officers Killed In New Daraa Attack As Reconciliation Process Continues (Photos). southfront.org Illustrative image. | Syrian service members continue to be targeted in the southern governorate of Daraa despite the ongoing Russian-sponsored reconciliation process. | On October 6, two police officers were shot and killed by unidentified gunmen near the town of Izraa in the northern countryside of Daraa, according to the Syrian Arab News Agency. The two victims were identified as Walid Adnan al-Ottoman and Abdullah Khalil al-Izzo. | The attack came a few days only after the start of the Russian-sponsore…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-07). COVID Queries: The speed of vaccine development. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Q: How can I be expected to trust the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine when it was developed so rapidly? A: We hear this question frequently, and we can understand how it may seem like the development of the vaccine was quick. The speed was a result of many pharmaceutical companies simultaneously investing significant resources into quickly developing a vaccine because of the world-wide impact of the pandemic. The emergency situation warranted an emergency response,…

Amnesty Intn'l 1107 (2021-10-07). Saturday 10/9: Rally Opposing the Death Penalty. indybay.org Lytton Plaza | 202 University Ave. | Palo Alto, CA 94301 | corner of Emerson Ave.

teleSUR -JCM (2021-10-07). Comunidades indígenas en el norte de Perú toman oleoducto. telesurtv.net Los líderes demandan la presencia del presidente Pedro Castillo para que asuma un compromiso con las organizaciones indígenas.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-10-07). Children orphaned due to COVID-19 continues to surge during pandemic. imperial.ac.uk The numbers of children orphaned due to COVID-19 continues to grow rapidly and is accelerating, according to new research.

Root Division (2021-10-07). Friday 11/5: Weave, Bundle, Cut, and Layer: Artists with Material Instincts. indybay.org 1131 Mission Street | San Francisco, California 94103…

teleSUR, drl, NG (2021-10-07). Cuba reporta la cifra más baja de contagios en tres meses. telesurtv.net El 56,7 por ciento de la población cubana, cumplen con el esquema completo de vacunación.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-07). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-07). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Elbow replacement. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have bad arthritis in my elbow. After several failed surgeries, I have been told that my only option is elbow replacement. I've heard others say that elbow replacements do not work. Does Mayo Clinic have experience with elbow replacements? ANSWER: The surgeons at Mayo Clinic are considered world experts in elbow replacement. Traditionally, elbow replacement has been reported to lead to complications more often than replacements of other joints, like the hip or…

Juan Cole (2021-10-07). Coral reefs are dying as climate change decimates ocean ecosystems vital to fish and humans. juancole.com By Sam Purkis | — The Chagos Archipelago is one of the most remote, seemingly idyllic places on Earth. Coconut-covered sandy beaches with incredible bird life rim tropical islands in the Indian Ocean, hundreds of miles from any continent. Just below the waves, coral reefs stretch for miles along an underwater mountain chain. It's a …

San Francisco Public Library (2021-10-07). Tuesday 11/16: "Grave Matters": Talk on History of Indigenous Genocide, Racist Land Grabs & Grave Robbing. indybay.org In-person: SF Main Public Library, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102 | Online: Join via Zoom…

teleSUR, JDO, JCM (2021-10-07). Encuesta apunta a Lula como favorito a presidenciales en Brasil. telesurtv.net La intención de voto a favor del líder del PT oscila entre 43 y 46 por ciento, frente a 24-27 por Bolsonaro.

Anonymous007 (2021-10-07). Military Situation In Yemen On October 7, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 234 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On October 6, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 13 airstrikes on the Jubah district | On October 6, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 3 airstrikes on the Abdiyah district | On October 6, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 2 airstrikes on the Sarwah district | On October 6, Saudi-led coalition warplanes con…

City Lights Bookstore (2021-10-07). Thursday 11/11: 'A Quilt for David': Author Steven Reigns on Persecuted AIDS Victim, Dr. David Acer. indybay.org Online author talk (FREE)…

Staff (2021-10-07). Ethiopia: New Reports Expose Ethnic Cleansing & Illegal Arms Shipments on Commercial Flights. democracynow.org Amid the mounting humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia, the Ethiopian government has been using the commercial airline Ethiopia Airlines to shuttle weapons and military vehicles from neighboring country Eritrea since the beginning of their civil war, according to a new CNN investigation. This comes as the United Nations estimates more than 5 million people in the country's Tigray region are now in need of humanitarian assistance in order to survive, but U.N. officials say Ethiopia's government is blocking the movement of medicine, food and fuel into Tigray. In response, Ethiopian officials expelled seven senior U.N. o…

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-10-07). Iran will never hesitate to help Lebanon: Amir-Abdollahian. en.mehrnews.com After arriving at Beirut airport, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian congratulated the formation of a new government in the country and said that Tehran would never hesitate to help Beirut if requested.

Richard Falk (2021-10-07). The UN after 75: What Next? zcomm.org We are left with the haunting question of whether pressures toward unity and global public goods can replace geopolitical rivalry and ambition in the years ahead…

John Feffer (2021-10-07). Climate-Change Transition in the Age of the Billionaire. counterpunch.org It was supposed to be the greatest transition of modern times. Practically overnight, a dirty, inefficient, and unjust system that encompassed 11 time zones was to undergo an extreme makeover. Billions of dollars were available to speed the process. A new crew of transition experts came up with the blueprint and the public was overwhelmingly

Anonymous669 (2021-10-07). In Video: Houthis Shot Down US-Made Drone Near Border With Saudi Arabia. southfront.org Illustrative image, source: the Houthis media wing | On October 7, the Houthis (Ansar Allah) announced that they had shot down a US-made AeroVironment RQ-20 Puma drone over the border with Saudi Arabia's Jizan province. | Brig. Gen. Yahya Sari, a spokesman for the Yemeni group, said that the drone was shot down with a "suitable weapon" without elaborating. |

| The RQ-20 Puma is a hand-launched drone that was designed for surveillance and intelligence missions. The basic version of the drone has an endu…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-07). Kosovo: NATO escalates to de-escalate. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com KFOR enhances presence in northern Kosovo in support of de-escalation arrangement Today (03 October 2021), the Commander of the NATO-led KFOR mission, Major General Franco Federici, visited KFOR units deployed at the Jarinje and Brnjak crossing points in northern Kosovo. For the next two weeks, KFOR will maintain a temporary, robust and agile presence in …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-07). Sleep disorder linked to neurodegeneration aim of NIH-funded grant. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org International team seeks hidden signs of brain damage in REM behavior disorder ROCHESTER, Minn. — People with rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder act out their dreams. While sleeping safely in bed, for example, they might throw up their arms to catch an imaginary ball or try to run from an illusory assailant. Such actions are more than just a nuisance. People with the disorder have a 50% to 80% chance of developing a…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-07). Consumer Health: Metastatic breast cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about metastatic breast cancer. Breast cancer will affect 1 in 8 women, according to the American Cancer Society. After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women in the U.S. Metastatic breast cancer is cancer that originated in the breasts and has spread to other parts of the body. It may be apparent at the time of initial…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-07). Turkish Soldier Killed In Northern Syria Attack, Russian Warplane Struck Attack Scene (Photos). southfront.org Turkish forces are seen near Mount Barsaya, northeast of Afrin, Syria January 23, 2018. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi | On October 7, a Turkish service member was killed in an attack that targeted a position he was manning near the village of al-Twais in the Turkish-occupied part of the northern Syrian governorate of Aleppo. | According to Syrian opposition sources, the attack, whose exact nature remains unclear, was carried out by Kurdish forces which control a strip of land to the south of Turkish-occupied areas in northe…

Zachary Petrizzo (2021-10-07). Accused war criminal's foundation forced to refund MAGA donors angered by anti-Trump posts. salon.com Eddie Gallagher's foundation embraced a Marine who criticized Biden's Afghan withdrawal. Then he criticized Trump…

Melanie McFarland (2021-10-07). Fox News: 25 years of making everyone's lives progressively crappier. salon.com Conservative media was going to birth a network eventually. But Fox has made life worse, even if you never watch…

Mike Whitney (2021-10-07). The Killer in the Bloodstream: the "Spike Protein" globalresearch.ca First published …

Ben Dangl (2021-10-07). On rituals and revolutions in the mines of Bolivia. zcomm.org The rituals and celebrations of Bolivia's miners created spaces for radical organizing and helped build solidarity during the 1952 National Revolution…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-07). New Wave Of Russian Airstrikes Hits Greater Idlib As Syrian Army Continues To Shell The Region (Video). southfront.org Early on October 7, warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces carried out four airstrikes on the northwestern Syrian region of…

Jim McIlroy (2021-10-07). Public housing campaigners pre-selected to contest NSW Senate. greenleft.org.au Long-term community and union activists Andrew Chuter and Rachel Evans will run for the Socialist Alliance in the New South Wales Senate. Jim McIlroy reports.

Medea Benjamin (2021-10-07). Why Does Congress Fight Over Childcare But Not F-35s? zcomm.org Manchin has hypocritically described the domestic spending bill as "fiscal insanity," but he has voted for a much larger Pentagon budget every year since 2016…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-07). 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…

Jake Johnson (2021-10-07). As Rich Nations Waste Doses, Most African Countries Miss 10% Vaccination Goal. zcomm.org "We have recently seen a billionaire take a healthcare worker on a journey into space. But back here on planet Earth we have millions of nurses waiting for a vaccine."

Staff (2021-10-07). Trump out, Big Pharma in: Top Moderna executives make Forbes' top 400 richest list. rt.com Three major figures at Big Pharma firm Moderna have made their way onto the prestigious Forbes 400 list, after raking in billions in Covid-19 vaccine sales to governments amid the global pandemic. | Two founding members and a top investor at the company cracked into the catalogue of American affluence this week. The list charts the 400 richest citizens by net worth, and now includes Moderna's chairman and co-founder, Noubar Afeyan, another co-founder, Robert Langer, as well as Timothy Springer, among the firm's earliest investors. All three reportedly boast net worths of at least $3.5 billion each. | Also on r…

Jason Ditz (2021-10-07). US Debates Promising No First Use of Nukes. news.antiwar.com For the handful of nations armed with nuclear weapons, the circumstances under which they'd be used are always an important consideration. This is particularly true of the United States, which has one of the world's largest arsenals, and is the only nation that has used nuclear arms offensively during a war. | Often debated, but as yet never confirmed, is the possibility of "no first use," a promise to the world that the US won't attack anybody with nuclear arms. At present, China is the only nuclear power with a no first use policy, while India has a somewhat more limited promise not to nuke non-nuclear state…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-07). 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…

Megan Redshaw (2021-10-07). Sweden, Denmark Pause Moderna's COVID Vaccine for Younger Age Groups Citing Reports of Myocarditis. globalresearch.ca

sputniknews (2021-10-07). Terrorists Carry Out 11 Attacks on Syria's Idlib Zone – Russian Reconciliation Center. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Jabhat al-Nusra* terrorist group shelled Syria's Idlib de-escalation zone 11 times over the past 24 hours, Rear Adm. Vadim Kulit, deputy head of the Russian Defense Ministry's Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides in Syria, said at a briefing.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-07). Sharing Mayo Clinic: COVID-19 setback right before brain surgery. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Julie Berg's life revolves around three things: family, friends and faith. The 79-year-old has a large extended family that enjoys celebrating large and small milestones together, and she has a wide network of close-knit friends across two states. Through it all, her strong Catholic faith has been the foundation of her life. When Julie's health was tested, she leaned on her family, friends and faith for support. For 10 years, Julie and her husband, Jim…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-07). Report: Azerbaijan mulls buying Israeli Arrow-3 interceptor missiles amid tensions with Iran. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azerbaijan weighs buying Israeli Arrow-3 missile amid Iran tensions Azerbaijan is considering buying Israel's Arrow-3 missile defense system amid tensions with Iran, according to Israel Hayom newspaper. The move would be a major step in typically quiet Israel-Azerbaijan defense ties. Azerbaijan's government began stopping, fining and in at least two cases detaining Iranian vehicles transiting …

Middle East Monitor (2021-10-07). Israel has a 'hands-off' approach with illegal Israeli squatters, but not with the Palestinians. juancole.com By Osama Othman | — Settler violence against Palestinians has escalated during Israel's "hands-off" approach in the occupied West Bank, according to Haaretz. The Israeli newspaper has reported that violence by Jews against Palestinians has risen dramatically in the past two years, with officials referring to a "permissive atmosphere" for extremists in the area. Data …

JBLM Cop Watch (2021-10-07). Joint Base Lewis-McChord Spying On Civilian Cell-Phone Conversations with Stingray? indybay.org Although the Tacoma, WA police claim to no longer be using Stingray cell-phone monitoring devices, cell-phone surveillance is still happening! Surveillance of cell-phone conversations is being conducted by the military at JBLM, WA, who by their own admission regularly share information with their "law enforcement partners in the surrounding civilian jurisdictions".

Staff (2021-10-06). Ticking Time Bombs: California Oil Spill Spurs New Calls to Ban Offshore Oil Drilling. democracynow.org California Governor Gavin Newsom has declared a state of emergency after a devastating oil spill off the coast of Huntington Beach sent up to 144,000 gallons of crude oil into the Pacific Ocean. Investigators say a split in an underwater pipeline, likely damaged by a ship anchor, is the source of the oil spill. The pipeline owner, Texas-based Amplify Energy, didn't report the leak until 12 hours after the Coast Guard was first notified, and beaches in the area are expected to be closed for months as crews race to minimize the environmental damage. "California's offshore oil platforms are a ticking time bomb," say…

_____ (2021-10-06). The Pandora Papers Are Just A Distraction. popularresistance.org The latest revelations of creative accounting used by the global elite notably failed to mention any American billionaires. A curious omission, considering eight of the ten richest men on Earth reside in the good old US of A. | The release of the Pandora Papers, which brag of leaks exposing the somewhat 'artistic' financial practices of the rich and powerful, has once again seen the media take aim at Vladimir Putin. The West's obsession with the Russian president's private life is on full, torrid display. His name and picture are on the front pages of publications and above online articles, although reports final…

Chuck Collins (2021-10-06). Inside the Pandora Papers. zcomm.org The Pandora Papers will hopefully boost momentum in the U.S. Congress behind a progressive tax plan to fund the Build Back Better program — including money for IRS enforcement to ensure the wealthy pay their fair share…

teleSUR, jaa, JL (2021-10-06). Cámara confirma acusación a pdte. de Chile por Pandora Papers. telesurtv.net Se estima que la fortuna de Sebastián Piñera está sobre los 3000 millones de dólares.

Jubilee USA Network (2021-10-06). Pandora Papers Reveal Financial Secrecy that Drains Resources from Poor Countries. indybay.org An investigation into more than 11 million private financial documents show hundreds of public officials in 90 nations using schemes to hide wealth offshore and avoid taxes. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists released the Pandora Papers in partnership with the Washington Post and 600 journalists in 116 countries.

sputniknews (2021-10-06). Pandora Papers: Lebanese Prime Minister Mikati Says Made Fortune Legally. sputniknews.com BEIRUT (Sputnik) – Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati made a fortune through his decades-long communications business, his office said in response to the Pandora Papers leak.

teleSUR, him, JL (2021-10-06). Exfuncionarios de facto en Bolivia involucrados en Pandora Papers. telesurtv.net La investigación devela que 293 ciudadanos bolivianos están vinculados a 130 cuentas offshore, en cinco paraísos fiscales diferentes.

teleSUR, JDO, JCM (2021-10-06). Por caso de Papeles de Pandora citan a funcionarios colombianos. telesurtv.net Al menos 588 nombres de personas naturales y jurídicas de Colombia figuran como dueños reales de sociedades offshore.

Todd Miller (2021-10-06). For the US, the climate plan is more walls and armed agents at the US-Mexico border. thegrayzone.com US greenhouse gas emissions are inextricably linked to booming border militarization budgets and private security industry profit This article was originally published by Todd Miller's The Border Chronicle. Subscribe here. Sasabe, Mexico — Not long into our conversation, the young woman at the migrant resource center in Sasabe, Sonora, told me why she had left her home in Baja Verapaz, Guatemala: floods had ruined her family's crops. Her name was Flor* and she was 19 years old. Two Category 4 …

John W. Whitehead, Nisha Whitehead (2021-10-06). The Police State's Reign of Terror Continues … With Help from the Supreme Court. dissidentvoice.org Rights aren't rights if someone can take them away. They're privileges. — George Carlin You think you've got rights? Think again. All of those freedoms we cherish—the ones enshrined in the Constitution, the ones that affirm our right to free speech and assembly, due process, privacy, bodily integrity, the right to not have police seize …

scorinoco (2021-10-06). 'Fora Bolsonaro': Massive Protests in Brazil Call for President's Impeachment. orinocotribune.com Similar to the resistance against the dictatorship, a dozen parties together with unions and social movements participated on Saturday, October 2, in mobilizations throughout Brazil in which the dominant slogan was "Fora Bolsonaro" (Bolsonaro out), together with other slogans on the socio-economic crisis and corruption. | Broad support | A fact: this day of struggle also achieved the support (although they did not participate in the organization) of conservative groups that had kept their distance from the rallies carried out since the end of May by the democratic-popular camp. | For some, what happened this Satu…

Chauncey K. Robinson (2021-10-06). 'Fauci' film goes beyond the doctor to showcase vicious cycle of deadly outbreaks. peoplesworld.org At the time of writing this review, we are still in the midst of a deadly global pandemic. Despite what misinformation one might have scrolled across on Facebook, the thousands of deaths cannot be denied. On second thought, that isn't true. These truths can be denied—and have been denied—depending on one's source of "information." No …

Lucas Leiroz de Almeida (2021-10-06). "The Harmful Behaviour of Facebook": Social Media Destabilizes Democracy and Harm Users' Mental Health. globalresearch.ca

Lucas Leiroz de Almeida (2021-10-06). "The Harmful Behaviour od Facebook": Social Media Destabilizes Democracy and Harm Users' Mental Health. globalresearch.ca

RT News (2021-10-06). Scraped Data of 1.5 Billion Facebook Users Offered for Sale on the Dark Web — Reports. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-10-06). Facebook Group That Organized Protests In Cuba Plans Bigger Ones. popularresistance.org Havana -After gaining access to their private Facebook group, MintPress can reveal that the people who sparked the July 11 protests in Cuba are planning similar actions for October and November. | The group, La Villa del Humor, is widely credited with providing the initial spark that ignited nationwide protests on the Caribbean island in the summer, the most significant demonstrations since the 1990s. On July 10, one of the group's administrators posted this message: | Tired of not having electricity? Stubborn because they didn't let you sleep for 3 days? Tired of putting up with the impudence of a government tha…

TASS (2021-10-06). Disruption in Facebook operation not caused by hacker attack, US official says. tass.com "It was really a configuration error, it was a technology outage," Easterly noted…

WSWS (2021-10-06). "Washington for a Safe Return to Campus" Facebook group censors WSWS writers. wsws.org As the Delta variant continues to rip through Washington state while schools are open, the Facebook administrators for "Washington for a Safe Return to Campus" seek to censor any left-wing opposition to the Democratic Party and the teachers unions.

Staff (2021-10-06). Headlines for October 6, 2021. democracynow.org Whistleblower Tells Lawmakers to Regulate Facebook Before It Causes More Harm, Schumer Sets Up Debt Limit Vote Amid Ongoing GOP Obstructionism, Voters Confront AZ Sen. Kyrsten Sinema over Reconciliation Bill as She Heads Back to D.C., Missouri Executes Man with Intellectual Disability Despite High-Profile Pleas, China-Taiwan Tensions Mount as Biden Reaffirms U.S.-Sino Commitment to Diplomatic Agreement, Amnesty Says Taliban Killed 13 Ethnic Hazaras After Taking Power; Kabul Faces Winter Power Outages, U.N. Rejects Expulsion of Top Officials from Ethiopia as Millions in Urgent Need of Humanitarian Assistance, Roma…

_____ (2021-10-06). Private Facebook Group That Organized the July Protests in Cuba Plans Bigger Ones Soon. strategic-culture.org By Alan MACLEOD | After gaining access to their private Facebook group, MintPress can reveal that the people who sparked the July 11 protests in Cuba are planning similar actions for October and November. | The group,

Staff (2021-10-06). 'On-brand, really': Zuckerberg wants Congress to crush any possible competition to Facebook, Snowden says. rt.com Mark Zuckerberg's rebuttal of accusations against Facebook and call for action by Congress are just an attempt to have the government protect his monopoly, digital freedoms activist Edward Snowden said. | The CEO of Facebook posted a lengthy Much of the essay was a rejection…

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