2021-10-13: News Headlines

James Muldoon (2021-10-13). Regulating Big Tech is not enough. We need platform socialism. zcomm.org Facebook won't let state oversight trump shareholder interest, so alternatives — based on common ownership and community control — are needed…

Becca Mohally Renk (2021-10-13). What Does Health Care For All Look Like in Nicaragua? dissidentvoice.org Since the Sandinistas returned to power in January 2007, child malnutrition has dropped by 45% for children under five and by 66% for children ages 6-12. I'd like you to imagine for a moment that you are the parent of a child with asthma, living in Ciudad Sandino, just outside the capital of Nicaragua, in …

WSWS (2021-10-13). The Wuhan lab libel: The Washington Post teaches America to hate. wsws.org The renewed promotion of the Wuhan lab libel by the US media is part of a systematic effort to demonize China and the Chinese people and lay the grounds for military conflict.

Ramzy Baroud (2021-10-13). Heroes or Parasites: Europe's Self-serving Politics on Refugees. dissidentvoice.org Language is politics and politics is power. This is why the misuse of language is particularly disturbing, especially when the innocent and vulnerable pay the price. The wars in Syria, Libya, Afghanistan and other Middle Eastern, Asian and African countries in recent years have resulted in one of the greatest humanitarian catastrophes, arguably unseen since …

Anonymous Contributor (2021-10-13). El Comedor: Call for Support for Tijuana's Migrant/Refugee Mutual Aid Kitchen. itsgoingdown.org Call to support autonomous and self-organized mutual aid center, El Comedor, amidst a new wave of attacks on migrants along the so-called US and Mexico border. The crisis of borders continues in the "Americas." Xenophobic Trump era policies are still in operation stacked atop the older and fundamental necropolitical logic of the border. Those who make…

WSWS (2021-10-13). Austria gets a new chancellor but policies remain unchanged. wsws.org The abyss of ruthlessness, corruption and crime that has opened up with the recent government crisis in Vienna is symptomatic of the state of bourgeois democracy in all Western countries.

Thom Hartmann (2021-10-13). The sinister story of Kyrsten Sinema's turn to conservatism and political corruption. zcomm.org Sinema quickly joined other Democrats who'd followed the Citizens United path to the flashing neon lights of big money, joining the so-called "Problem Solvers" caucus that owes its existence in part to the Wall Street-funded front group "No Labels."

Janet Parker (2021-10-13). Break the media monopoly over women's bodies. greenleft.org.au Whistleblower Frances Haugen has called out Facebook and its sister site Instagram for exacerbating body image and mental health issues in teenage girls. Janet Parker argues it helps feminists campaign against the system that commodifies women's bodies.

George Ochenski (2021-10-13). Governors Can Run Away to Texas, But They Can't Hide From the Problems Back Home. counterpunch.org Plagued by a mounting number of very serious problems in Montana, what did Gov. Greg Gianforte opt to do? No, he did not "put his shoulder to the wheel" and get to work addressing those issues — which would be doing the job he was elected and paid by taxpayers to do. Nope, he jumped on

Joe Martino (2021-10-13). Canada Bans Unvaccinated Travellers from Boarding Planes, Trains & Cruises. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-13). #WeAreNATO #StrongerTogether: Turkey condemns Russia, U.S. over deaths of police killed in occupied Syria. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com US, Russia bear responsibility in recent YPG attacks: FM àáavu≈üoƒülu The United States and Russia are responsible in part for the attacks carried out in northern Syria by the Syrian offshoot of the PKK…the YPG, Foreign Minister Mevlàºt àáavu≈üoƒülu said Wednesday, adding that the two countries did not keep their promises. …àáavu≈üoƒülu reiterated that Turkey …

Charles "Sam" Faddis (2021-10-13). Southwest Airlines Is Collapsing — A Glimpse of the Future and Hope. globalresearch.ca

Free West Media (2021-10-13). New Evidence Showing Harmfulness of Corona Vaccinations Presented to International Criminal Court. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-13). Iranian Foreign Ministry says it has proof terrorists were transferred to Azerbaijan. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Iran Says Has Documents on Transfer of Terrorists to Azerbaijan "Iran has even acquired [the audio files of] their conversations, and has them on its intelligence radar," said Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh in a Tuesday interview with Iran's national radio. "We told the Azeri side that this is not acceptable, and their highest-ranking …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-13). Pentagon trains proxy armies in Georgia, Latvia, Macedonia, Poland, Romania for "large-scale combat operations and strategic deterrence" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com 4th Security Forces Assistance Brigade Deployment to Europe The 4th Security Forces Assistance Brigade will deploy to Europe in support of U.S. Army Europe and Africa in fall 2021 to support and assist U.S. allied and partner nation militaries in the European theater. 4th SFAB will do this by establishing sustainable partnerships with the land …

WSWS (2021-10-13). Russian COVID-19 deaths reach record highs while government does nothing. wsws.org Nearly 1000 people a day are dying from coronavirus in Russia, as the federal government does nothing and local officials impose a patchwork of inadequate and ineffective public health measures.

ecns.cn (2021-10-13). Taiwan's UN claims 'unjustifiable'. ecns.cn Beijing reiterated on Tuesday that Taiwan is not eligible to become a member of the United Nations.

W. T. Whitney (2021-10-13). US Intervention and Capitalism Have Created a Monster in Honduras. counterpunch.org Honduras, a dependent nation, is subject to U.S. expectations. These center on free rein for businesses and multi-national corporations, large foreign investment, low-cost export goods, low wages, foreigners' access to land holdings and sub-soil resources, and a weakened popular resistance. Meanwhile, the U.S. government casts a blind eye on Hernández's many failings.

WSWS (2021-10-13). Deere workers wary of stall tactics by UAW, press for strike action. wsws.org With the strike deadline fast approaching, the UAW is enforcing a veil of silence over its plans, a clear indication that it is trying to work out a deal in the 11th hour to prevent a strike.

Ali Abunimah (2021-10-13). Sweden moves to criminalize support for Palestine. electronicintifada.net Holocaust scholars reject use of anti-Semitism smears against Palestine campaigners.

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2021-10-13). US, Iran Exchanging Glances. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-10-13). Washington state carpenters union forces through sellout contract. wsws.org Throughout the months-long struggle, workers confronted the deliberate sabotage of the Northwest Carpenters Union, raising the need for construction workers to build new organizations to fight.

WSWS (2021-10-13). Workers in Vietnam forced to work to maintain profits of US companies. wsws.org As COVID restrictions disrupt supply chains and hit profits, Vietnamese garment workers are being made to eat, sleep and work at factories producing for major US labels.

Alexandra Day (2021-10-13). The Impacts of Ireland's Data Centre Boom. Dublin is the Largest Data Centre in the EU. globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2021-10-13). America's super rich hold 27 pct of national wealth, more than middle class combined. ecns.cn The top one percent of American earners now holds a bigger share of U.S. wealth than all of the country's middle class, according to a recent Bloomberg report.

Ed Rampell (2021-10-13). Where Can You Go to Hiss Kissinger, Boo Nixon and Pelt Pinochet with Squishy Tomatoes? covertactionmagazine.com Try Mark Wilding's Wildly Funny, But Razor-Sharp, Satirical Dramatization of the CIA-Backed Fascist Coup in Chile. You may think you …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-13). Georgia: German military employs NATO to return to the Caucasus. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The Minister of Defense held a meeting with the Ambassador of Germany The Minister of Defense of Georgia hosted the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, Hubert Knirsch. The sides reviewed the issues of defense cooperation between Georgia and Germany and expressed hope that the close cooperation between the two countries will continue in …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-13). Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey finish military exercise to "protect" oil pipeline. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com ETERNITY 2021 Command and Staff Training is over ETERNITY 2021 Command-Staff Tripartite Exercise is over. The official closing ceremony was attended by Deputy Commander of the Georgian Defense Forces, Major General Zaza Chkhaidze, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Turkey to Georgia Fatma Jeren Yazgan , invited generals from Turkey and Azerbaijan, as well as representatives …

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2021-10-13). "Dare to be Wise!": How Free-thinking and Courageous Citizens will Steer the World on a Different Course. globalresearch.ca

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2021-10-13). Mexican President AMLO Pleads with Biden to End Failed Trillion Dollar "War on Drugs"—But Powerful U.S. Interests Prefer Deadly Status Quo. globalresearch.ca

John V. Walsh (2021-10-13). French Finance Minister Issues Declaration of Independence from the U.S. dissidentvoice.org "Clear Differences Remain Between France and the U.S, French Minister Says," is the headline to a remarkable piece appearing in the New York Times today. The Minister, Bruno Le Maire, is brutally frank on the nature of the differences as the quotations below Illustrate. (Emphases in the quotations are writer's.) In fact, they amount to …

In Defense of Liberation! (2021-10-13). Revolutionary History of Borikén w Comrade Libre X. Sankara. anchor.fm Welcome back to yet another episode, I hope you folks are doing well. In this episode me and Comrade Libre go into a fantastic discussion about the history and revolutionary resistance by the people of Borikén, who for hundreds of years have fought tirelessly against colonialism, imperialism, and oppression. Long live the struggle for Borikén!

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-13). Historic visit, main strategic partner: Georgian Defense Ministry elated over impending Austin trip. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Statement of the Ministry of Defense After the announcement of the Pentagon official, the Ministry of Defense of Georgia also confirms that the US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin will pay a visit to Georgia, which can be considered a historic visit. The visit underscores the strength of the US-Georgia strategic partnership… It should be …

Jamileh Tawfiq (2021-10-13). A nightmare for Gaza's young doctors. electronicintifada.net Staff in al-Shifa hospital are still shocked by the May attack.

Abayomi Azikiwe (2021-10-13). Economic and Social Chaos in America. Public Transportation Cuts Leave Millions Stranded. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-10-13). Opposition builds as Washington state school reopenings fuel surge of COVID-19. wsws.org Nearly two months into the semester, the reality of high case rates, pediatric infections, and hospital capacity has exposed the so-called "safe" return promoted by the Democratic Party and teachers unions as a lie.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-13). Azerbaijani land forces commander to participate in war games in Turkey. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Commander of the Land Forces left for Istanbul Deputy Minister of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan — Commander of the Land Forces, Major General Anvar Afandiyev left for Turkey at the invitation of the Commander of the Land Forces of the Republic of Turkey, Army General Musa Avsever, the Ministry of Defense told APA. …

Brittani Banks (2021-10-13). The U.S. Killer Drone Program Stays Afloat on the Back of Lies and Pentagon Propaganda. independentmediainstitute.org On August 29, in the final days of our 20-year occupation of Afghanistan, the United States launched a drone strike, firing a 20-pound Hellfire missile at an aid worker named Zemari Ahmadi as he parked his car outside his home in a residential neighborhood of Kabul. The lethal strike killed Ahmadi and nine members of …

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-10-13). Engineered Economic Chaos, "Fake Shortages" globalresearch.ca

Brittani Banks (2021-10-13). To Find Out If ExxonMobil Really Supports a Carbon Tax, Just Follow the Money. independentmediainstitute.org Click here for photos that you may use to accompany the article (captions and credits can be found in each image's description field). When then-ExxonMobil lobbyist Keith McCoy conceded in a secretly recorded video in May that the oil giant voiced support for a carbon tax only because it assumed it would never happen, ExxonMobil …

Christopher Jacobs (2021-10-13). The U.S. Military, A Critique. realprogressives.org Some readers might be offended by criticism of the US military, but nothing should be above critique. Some of the worst periods of human history occurred when people didn't question authority or question the course their society was taking.

_____ (2021-10-13). Build Back Better Legislation. popularresistance.org For more than a week the country has been caught up in the ongoing melodrama of the "Build Back Better" (BBB) legislation, the Democrat Party's "social investment" bill now languishing in the House because of the inability of the Democrats to come to an agreement. The fight is characterized by the corporate media as an intra-party struggle between the emerging "progressive/left" pole of the Party and the "center," represented by the recalcitrant neoliberal corporate Democrats in the persons of Senators Joe Manchin from West Virginia and Kyrsten Sinema from Arizona. | But the media's tendency to reduce this strugg…

ecns.cn (2021-10-13). Relevant question concerns not COVID-19 origins but how to prevent future pandemic: new thesis. ecns.cn The real relevant question is how SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can emerge as the pandemic virus and what the society can do to prevent the future emergence of pandemic viruses, a new thesis has argued.

WSWS (2021-10-13). 164 children killed by COVID-19 across the US over the past two months. wsws.org Coinciding with the bipartisan push to fully reopen schools this fall, an average of 20 children have died from COVID-19 each week, or roughly three each day, over the past two months alone.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-13). Black Sea buildup: Pentagon chief to visit Georgia, Romania, Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com US Secretary of Defense to visit Georgia US Secretary of Defense will visit Georgia. According to Pentagon spokesman John Kirby, Lloyd Austin and his team are preparing for a visit to Europe next. "They will visit Georgia, Ukraine and Romania. This important visit will end with the NATO Defense Ministerial in Brussels", — added John …

Debra Heine (2021-10-13). Over 7,000 Doctors and Scientists Sign "Rome Declaration" Accusing COVID Policy-Makers of 'Crimes Against Humanity'. globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2021-10-13). DPRK accuses U.S. of inciting tensions. ecns.cn Kim Jong-un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, accused the United States of inciting tensions on the Korean Peninsula and called for the boosting of self-defensive capability to counter "hostile forces".

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-13). Polish Defense Minister confirms wall to be build along Belarusian border. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Polish gov't OKs plan to build wall on Belarus border: interior minister "Despite the deployment of additional personnel and assistance from soldiers and police, as well as the use of temporary installations, we have not seen a decrease in the number of attempts to cross the Polish-Belarusian border," [Polish Interior Minister Mariusz Kami≈Ñski] said. "Therefore, …

C.J. Hopkins (2021-10-13). The Great New Normal Purge. dissidentvoice.org So, the Great New Normal Purge has begun … right on cue, right by the numbers. As we "paranoid conspiracy theorists" have been warning would happen for the past 18 months, people who refuse to convert to the new official ideology are now being segregated, stripped of their jobs, banned from attending schools, denied medical …

Thomas Knapp (2021-10-13). "No First Use": An Empty Gesture That Would Cost Nothing. counterpunch.org "Debate on 'no first use' of nukes mushrooms in Washington," Joe Gould reports at Defense News. "Five years after President Barack Obama turned back from declaring a 'no first use' as US policy for nuclear weapons," Gould writes, "opponents say the Biden administration is considering it too, and warn that it risks alienating allies." Is it

Brittani Banks (2021-10-13). What Kind of a Threat Is Russia? independentmediainstitute.org In his latest book, The Stupidity of War: American Foreign Policy and the Case for Complacency, American political scientist John Mueller demonstrates that since the end of World War II, American policymakers have developed a kind of addiction to threat inflation by "routinely elevating the problematic to the dire… focused on problems, or monsters, that …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-13). Azerbaijani president on Eurasian energy war, conflict with Iran, Israeli military in conquered Karabakh. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com President Ilham Aliyev has given an interview to the Italian newspaper La Repubblica Italy is one of the first countries involved in this work [in conquered Nagorno-Karabakh]. The first country is Turkey, the second is Italy. This is not accidental. It was our choice. I said that we will invite only companies from friendly countries …

WSWS (2021-10-13). IMF concerned over inflation and push for higher wages. wsws.org In comments to the Financial Times, IMF chief economist Gita Gopinath emphasized the importance of being "very, very vigilant" with regard to wage demands in response to inflation.

WSWS (2021-10-13). Mitsuba auto parts workers occupy factory in Turkey to oppose sackings. wsws.org Workers at a Mitsuba plant in Kocaeli launched a wildcat strike as contract negotiations began that affect 150,000 Turkish metal workers.

Karen Conner (2021-10-13). Core Inflation Still Moderate, But Rent Increases Are Grounds for Concern. cepr.net The overall picture is still transitory with the overall CPI up 0.4 percent, and the core just 0.2 percent. Cars will come down in price one day. Food and energy may take longer. Food is affected by climate, so denialists will have to eat this. | New vehicle prices continue to rise rapidly, up 1.3 percent; the fifth straight month over 1.0 percent. Used vehicle prices fall 0.7 percent. Year-over-year, up by 8.7 percent and 24.4 percent, respectively. | Food prices are up 0.9 percent, 4.6 percent year-over-year; it's the climate change special. Food away from home is up just 0.5 percent, 4.7 percent year-over-year…

Canadian Tire Fire (2021-10-13). Canadian Tire Fire #15: Tenant Organizing, Forest Defense, #AllOutForWedzinKwa. itsgoingdown.org Since September 25th, the Gidimt'en Access Point has been holding new blockades and using a variety of tactics to keep Coastal GasLink workers and the RCMP off their territory. Specifically, they have been blocking access to a drill pad, without which CGL will be unable to drill under the Wedzin Kwa, or Morice River. Gidimt'en…

Matthew Ehret-Kump (2021-10-13). Cultural Warfare in the 20th Century: How Western Civilization Became Undone. globalresearch.ca

Steve Poikonen (2021-10-13). SND Morning Edition: National Divorce, Kyrie Irving, UAE-Gate, & More. slownewsdayshow.com

Fight Back (2021-10-13). Philippines: Call for collective action to extend aid to victims of massive flooding. fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the following Oct. 12 statement from the Communist Party of the Philippines. | The Party calls on all revolutionary forces to lead in efforts to mobilize all possible resources to extend aid to all victims of massive flooding in various provinces, especially in northern Luzon. | Just several months after suffering from widespread economic devastation brought about by rains last December, millions of people of northern Luzon provinces have been ravaged again by widespread flooding following a few days of heavy rains and landslides brought by typhoon Maring. Widespread inunda…

Robert Hunziker (2021-10-13). Code Red on FacingFuture.TV. dissidentvoice.org FacingFuture.TV recently hosted a preview of the upcoming IPCC 2021 UN climate report, which report guides the gathering of dignitaries from around the world meeting in Glasgow this November to discuss, analyze, and decide how to deal with global warming/climate change. According to the Code Red interview, the IPCC is taking off its ultra conservative …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-13). U.S. condemns cross-border attack on "NATO ally Turkey," condoles over invasion forces killed in Syria. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com US condemns cross-border attack on 'NATO ally Turkey' The U.S. on Oct. 12 condemned a cross-border attack on Turkish soil and offered condolences for the killings of two Turkish police offers in northern Syria. "We condemn the cross-border attack against our NATO ally Turkey. We express our condolences to the families of the Turkish national …

Martha Rosenberg (2021-10-13). Prescription Drug Safety Risks Hidden, Hypochondria Created by Marketing. counterpunch.org If you're like most people, you never heard of the prescription drug Humira until 2013. That's when Abbott Laboratories spun off AbbVie, to aggressively market the rheumatoid arthritis (RA) drug which went on to become the top selling drug by 2019. Humira marketing is a case study in how drug makers promote expensive, dangerous and

WSWS (2021-10-13). Pandemic accelerates Australia's class divide. wsws.org By its party de-registration laws, the ruling class is trying to muzzle dissent as COVID-19 lays bare the terrible human cost of the worsening social inequality.

Sundance (2021-10-13). 100-200 Members of Congress, Families and Staff Treated with Ivermectin. No Hospitalizations. globalresearch.ca

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-10-13). Colombia Accuses Julio Borges of Plotting Against Guaidó. orinocotribune.com Amid recent confrontations between formerly allied factions of the Venezuelan right, the fugitive from justice Julio Borges was the subject of criticism and denunciations on the part of sectors of the national and international extreme right, who accused him of wanting to "knock down," or deliver a "low blow," to former deputy Juan Guaidó. | In this case, the criticism came from the former Colombian Ambassador to the United States, Francisco Santos, who spoke through his Twitter account to attack his former partner in conspiracies against Venezuela. | "He has done everything possible to overthrow Juan Guaidó, des…

Alessandro Mascellino (2021-10-13). "Face Biometrics" to Streamline Airline Passengers. globalresearch.ca

Richard C. Gross (2021-10-13). Bullying Standard Practice for Right-wing Republicans. counterpunch.org "Bullies are always to be found where there are cowards." — Mahatma Gandhi Bullying seems to be the common denominator in the Republican Party, from a former president on down to GOP-led state governments that have been restricting voting rights. The majority in this country of endless political wars and congressional gridlock between two major

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-13). With Bosnian Serbs to withdraw from army, NATO trains troops for combat-readiness. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATO Annual Conference on the Operational Capability Assessment Program began in Sarajevo The NATO Operational Capabilities Program is a mechanism of the Partnership for Peace Program through which training and assessment of pre-declared units according to NATO standards is performed. *** The Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina have been implementing the OCC E&F [Operational …

WSWS (2021-10-13). COVID-19 outbreaks at NYU and Columbia trigger opposition to unsafe campus reopening. wsws.org Hundreds of people at both universities have contracted COVID-19 as a result of the profit-driven decisions of both administrations to hold in-person instruction amidst the Delta variant-fueled resurgence of the deadly pandemic.

WSWS (2021-10-13). Ascension: Social division and social ambition in China. wsws.org The movie, according to its director, is "observational and essayistic," examining, among other things, the "juxtaposition of wealth and poverty" and the "often coercive relationships between the various levels of capitalist enterprise."

WSWS (2021-10-13). Germany ends free coronavirus tests and reopens universities. wsws.org Despite new infections continuing at a high level of about 8,000 per day, and virologists warning of a severe wave this autumn and winter, the federal and state governments are eliminating even the last protective measures against COVID-19…

Binoy Kampmark (2021-10-13). Waking up to Climate Change Dinosaurs. dissidentvoice.org Morning listening on October 13. Australia's Radio National. Members of the Morrison government are doing their interview rounds with the host, Fran Kelly. We enter a time warp, speeding away into another dimension where planet Earth, and Australia, look different. The first interview, with Nationals Senator Bridget McKenzie, is filled with the sort of rejigged …

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2021-10-13). Mit psychologischen Erziehungsmethoden àºber den Tag hinausdenken und gegensteuern. globalresearch.ca

Seiji Yamada, Arcelita Imasa, Gregory Maskarinec (2021-10-13). Social Medicine and the Coming Transformation: a Manual for Career Path 2.0. counterpunch.org Who practices social medicine? As third-year medical students rotate through their clerkships, they sort themselves into future pediatricians, psychiatrists, surgeons, radiologists, etc. No medical student plans to enter the specialty of social medicine. Nursing is a discipline in its own right, but nurse practitioner students learn to function as clinicians, much like physicians. Students in

rebekah (2021-10-13). When Wall Street Came to My Mobile Home Park. inequality.org

Karen Conner (2021-10-13). Labor Market Facts from Recent CEPR Research for Hispanic* Heritage Month. cepr.net Hispanic Heritage Month started in 1968 to celebrate the traditions and contributions of those "whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America." The term Hispanic is somewhat ambiguous as it's used to describe over 60 million Americans from various countries and ancestries. But this month is an opportunity to highlight …

Dan Bacher (2021-10-13). Environmental Justice Advocates Respond to Oil Spill: End Neighborhood and Offshore Oil Drilling Now. counterpunch.org Since 2019, Governor Newsom's state oil and gas regulatory agency, CalGEM has issued over 9,000 onshore drilling permits while state lawmakers have repeatedly killed legislation that would have directly protected frontline communities from serious adverse health effects from oil and gas drilling next to homes, schools, prisons, and healthcare facilities, according to the groups. Governor

WSWS (2021-10-13). Accepting televised debate, Jean-Luc Mélenchon puts forward neo-fascist Eric Zemmour. wsws.org The decision by Mélenchon, the presidential candidate of LFI, to debate with a political criminal who is still undeclared as a candidate for 2022 is politically wretched.

ecns.cn (2021-10-13). Chinese vice premier calls for action to build a community for all life on Earth. ecns.cn Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng on Tuesday called for active steps to promote ecological conservation and restoration, and to strengthen ecosystem resilience so as to protect Earth.

John Waters (2021-10-13). COVID Totalitarianism: The Deification of Error. globalresearch.ca

Brian Berletic (2021-10-13). Uyghur Tribunal: US Lawfare at Its Lowest. asia-pacificresearch.com

Prof. Mel Gurtov (2021-10-13). The Biden China Initiative, a Flawed and Dysfunctional Policy. asia-pacificresearch.com

Juan Cole (2021-10-13). Progressives in Congress: Biden must do More to End Saudi War on Yemen, as Starvation Stalks its Children. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — President Biden says he wants to end the Yemen war, but eight months in, he has not made a dent in it. The Saudi-led war on Yemen has involved the dropping thousands of pounds of bombs on that country, with up to a third of the buildings hit having been …

Global Voices (2021-10-13). 'Sindyanna of Galilee': Extending the olive branch between Arabs and Israelis. juancole.com By Coco Cresswell | — ( Globalvoices.org) — In 1996 Hadas Lahav, a Jewish Israeli social activist, had a vision: a future of Arab-Israeli coexistence. That same year, through co-founding Sindyanna of Galilee, a female-led social enterprise producing olive oil and other local products, she began to put this dream into practice. Sindyana of Galilee …

Tomdispatch (2021-10-13). I'll be Watching You: Military Dependents under Surveillance. juancole.com By Andrea Mazzarino | — ( Tomdispatch.com ) — I know what it means to be watched all too carefully, a phenomenon that's only grown worse in the war-on-terror years. I'm a strange combination, I suspect, being both a military spouse and an anti-war-on-terror activist. As I've discovered, the two sit uncomfortably in what still …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-13). Biden, Erdogan to discuss F-16s, Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Nagorno-Karabakh, Syria. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Biden, Erdogan expected to discuss Karabakh conflict Turkish and American Presidents Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Joe Biden are expected to discuss the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Turkish presidential spokesperson Ibrahim Kalin has said in an interview with the Milliyet newspaper. "Issues on Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq, the Caucasus region and Karabakh, Libya, the Mediterranean and other regions, as …

TASS (2021-10-13). Ukraine sabotages Donbass reconciliation talks — Lugansk negotiators. tass.com "The Ukrainian delegation was ready to discuss anything but substantive issues," she added…

TASS (2021-10-13). Japan to hold dialogue with Russia based on existing agreements, PM says. tass.com The prime minister again reiterated Japan's stance that the Southern Kuril Islands fall under Tokyo's sovereignty…

Tucker Carlson (2021-10-13). Video: Joe Biden's Divisive 'Purge' of Unvaccinated Americans from Society. Tucker Carlson. globalresearch.ca

Photos by Mort Stein (2021-10-13). Washington March for Women's Rights. indybay.org Women march throughout the country to keep abortion legal…

teleSUR, him, JL (2021-10-13). Venezuela denunciará ante la ONU asesinato de niños en Colombia. telesurtv.net La vicepresidenta venezolana acusó que Iván Duque promueve el odio, la discriminación y xenofobia contra los migrantes.

Anonymous007 (2021-10-13). Military Situation In Yemen On October 13, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 214 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On October 12, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 14 airstrikes on the Abdiyah district | On October 12, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 2 airstrikes on the Sarwah district | On October 12, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 7 airstrikes on the Khab and Shaaf district | On October 12, Ansar Allah capture…

Brian Terrell (2021-10-13). Keine Kampfdrohnen in Kriegsgebieten. warisacrime.org Am 13. Mai 2013 hielt Prà§sident Obama vor der National Defense University (Nationale Verteidigungsuniversità§t) eine là§ngere Rede zum Thema "àúber die Zukunft unseres Kampfes gegen den Terrorismus", in der er zum ersten Mal àºber das offiziell noch immer geheime Programm der US-Regierung der gezielten Attentate durch ferngesteuerte Drohnen sprach. Ich war in der Lage, diese …

WSWS (2021-10-13). Sri Lankan health workers join national stoppage. wsws.org Nurses, attendants, paramedics, office staff and junior staff took part in the industrial action, defying President Gotabhaya Rajapakse's draconian essential services law.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-13). 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…

Malik Miah (2021-10-13). United States: Vaccines, public safety and workers' rights. greenleft.org.au How should the working class respond to a pandemic and protect workers' interests at the same time? Malik Miah reports on the situation in the United States.

Anonymous669 (2021-10-13). Turkish-Backed Militants Claim They Shot Down Russian Drone Over Northern Aleppo (Photos). southfront.org Illustrative image. | On October 13, a Russian Orlan-10 drone crashed in the outskirts of the Turkish-occupied town of Marea in the northern countryside of Syria's Aleppo. | The Turkish-backed Syrian National Army claimed that the drone was shot down by its militants. Nevertheless, opposition activists said that the drone fell as a result of a technical failure. Photos of the drone's wreckage show no real damage.

Staff (2021-10-13). "Missing in Brooks County": Thousands of Migrants Denied Due Process at Border Have Died in Desert. democracynow.org We continue to look at the humanitarian crisis along the border, where more people are dying trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border than ever before, as President Biden has increased funding for border enforcement and militarization even as he vowed not to expand Trump's border wall. We go to Brooks County in South Texas, which has recorded at least 98 migrant deaths so far this year, nearly triple the number from 2020. "People are being expelled without any due process regarding their asylum claim," says Eddie Canales, director of the South Texas Human Rights Center. "There really hasn't been a change in policy,…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-13). Mayo Clinic Minute: Long-term survival improving for kidney transplant patients. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org If you're a kidney transplant patient, your chances of living a longer life are improving. That's according to a recent review published in The New England Journal of Medicine. It showed that the five-year survival rate of transplant recipients who received a deceased donor kidney increased from 66% in 1996—1999 to 78% in 2012—2015. And for patients who received a kidney from a living donor, that number improved from 79.5% to 88%. What's behind the…

Anonymous007 (2021-10-13). Putin Speaks Of Energy Crisis, Nord Stream 2, Ukraine At Russian Energy Week. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On October 13th, Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke at the plenary session of the Russian Energy Week in Moscow. | Putin spoke about the record growth in world fuel prices, gas transit through Ukraine, the Nord Stream 2 pipeline. | He stressed that the rise in gas prices in Europe was caused by a shortage of electricity, and not vice versa."And there is no need <...> to shift from a sore head to a healthy one, as we say and how some of our partners are trying to do," he said.

Boris Acosta Reyes (2021-10-13). Marchas y tensión política en Bolivia y amenazas de desestabilización. globalizacion.ca El presidente boliviano Luis Arce afrontó este lunes su primer paro, convocado contra un proyecto de ley que combate el blanqueo de las ganancias ilícitas y contra la ´persecución política ª que denuncia la oposición, una medida que el gobierno ve…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-13). Reconciliation Process Continues In Eastern Daraa Despite Attack On Army Post (Photos). southfront.org Click to see full-size image. | On October 13, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) launched a combing operation in the town of Saida in the eastern Daraa countryside. | Saida joined the Russian-sponsored

Center for Global Health Equity UVA (2021-10-13). Friday 10/22: Pursuing Equity In Global Distribution Of COVID-19 Vaccine. indybay.org Online event (FREE)…

Vasko Kohlmayer (2021-10-13). Pfizer's CEO Alfred Bourla: "We Are Very Proud of What We have Done". Vaccine Triggers Countless Deaths and Wave of Hospitalizations. globalresearch.ca

SCC Single Payer Health Care Coalition (2021-10-13). Wednesday 10/13: CalCare Now! California Health Care for All Virtual Town Hall. indybay.org Online town hall…

teleSUR, jaa, JL (2021-10-13). Investigan a expresidente peruano por presunto lavado. telesurtv.net Pedro Pablo Kuszynski está siendo formalmente investigado por presunto lavado de dinero desde el 1 de julio.

Staff (2021-10-13). Family Searching for Migrant Father Who Went Missing in Texas Desert as Border Deaths Hit Record. democracynow.org Armando Alejo Hernández went missing in the desert after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in May of 2021, but not before sending several last audio messages to his eldest son describing the difficult terrain and asking for help. "He wasn't feeling so good, and he was out of water and food," says Hernández's 17-year-old son Derek. "The group got ahead, and then he lost the group." Hernández was an undocumented worker in the United States for more than a decade before being deported in 2016. His wife and two sons, who are U.S citizens by birth, have pleaded with Border Patrol and the Mexican Consulate for help, with…

Nayvin Gordon (2021-10-13). MEN WAKE UP! —Supreme Court Zealotry wants to control men's reproductive rights!! Toda. indybay.org Satirical letter about religious zealots control over reproduction…

Yaak Pabst (2021-10-13). Is Green Growth the Solution? indybay.org Just as every millimeter of social progress must be fought for against capital interests, the protection of nature and climate must also be won against the rulers. In these struggles lies the future of the planet.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-13). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Pregnancy and the heart. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am ready to start a family, but my doctor said that pregnancy may be high-risk for me because I have a heart condition. Can you explain how pregnancy affects the heart and what I can do to lower my risk for complications? ANSWER: Pregnancy results in many changes that can increase the workload of the heart. During pregnancy, your blood volume increases by 30% to 50% to nourish your growing baby, your heart…

Jonah Furman (2021-10-13). 'We're Sick of Giving Away Our Future'. zcomm.org An Interview with Kellogg Strike Leaders…

William Minter (2021-10-13). Indigenous Movements Are Key to the Fight Against Fossil Fuels. fpif.org Oil is now flowing through the Line 3 tar sands oil pipeline from Edmonton, Alberta to Superior, Wisconsin. The 1,097-mile-long pipeline, owned by the Canadian company Enbridge, includes 337 miles in northern Minnesota. It has faced strong resistance for years from indigenous people and other environmental activists known as "water protectors." | Ironically

Anonymous007 (2021-10-13). Military Situation In Syria On October 13, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On October 12, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 9 times: 1 — in Idlib province, 3 — in Latakia province, 3 — in Hama province, 2 — in Aleppo province | On October 13, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces near Sarmaniyah village | On October 13, an explosion was reported in the city of Afrin | On October 10, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SDF positions near Tal Tama…

Jason Ditz (2021-10-13). Saudi Air Strikes in Yemen Are at a Six Month High. news.antiwar.com Saudi airstrikes in Yemen have increased steadily for months, centered almost entirely on the city of Maarib. Data has the number of strikes up 32% month over month, Strikes are escalating as the Houthis gain territory on the ground, and the Saudis are increasingly desperate to prevent the fall of Maarib, the last city held by pro-Saudi forces in Northern Yemen. | This week alone, Yemeni officials reported almost 300 Houthis killed over 48 hours. It is hard to reconcile the casua…

Staff (2021-10-13). US to reopen for fully vaccinated travelers from Canada & Mexico in November — reports. rt.com Foreign nationals fully vaccinated with WHO-approved vaccines will be able to enter the US from Canada and Mexico for non-essential travel starting November, US media reported after being briefed on the upcoming policy change. | The new rules are set to be officially announced on Wednesday and are aligned with how the US plans to regulate air travel. At the moment, only essential travel is allowed across the US land border, with restrictions renewed on a monthly basis since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic. | Starting on a yet-to-be-disclosed date next month, tourists, people visiting family, and other t…

Anish R M (2021-10-13). US observes first official Indigenous Peoples' Day. peoplesdispatch.org As the United States commemorates the Indigenous Peoples' Day for the first time in history, Indigenous activists are demanding it to officially replace Columbus Day as a federal holiday. President Joe Biden had issued a proclamation on Friday, October 8, to observe Indigenous Peoples' Day alongside the annual Columbus Day celebrations on the second Monday of October. | "I think it really recognizes that Indigenous people are still here," said Alannah Hurley, executive director of United Tribes of Bristol Bay. "We just have been struggling for so long for the vast majority of mainstream America and culture to rec…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-13). 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…

WSWS repost (2021-10-13). 24,000 healthcare workers in California authorize strike action by 96 percent. indybay.org The vote is a major development in the growing push by US workers for nationwide strike action against unbearable working hours, the erosion of wages and the continued spread of COVID-19 in workplaces.

Anonymous669 (2021-10-13). Casualties Reported Following Two Missile Attacks On Saudi-Held Districts In Yemen's Ma'rib (Photos). southfront.org Illustrative image, source: the Houthis media wing | On October 13, two missile attacks, allegedly carried out by the Houthis (Ansar Allah), targeted areas held by Saudi-backed forces in the central Yemeni province of Ma'rib. | In the morning, three ballistic missiles targeted the outskirts of al-Jubah district center to the south of Ma'rib city. One of the missiles hit a gas station, destroying a number of vehicles and wounding several people. | The missile attack took place as sources affiliated with the Houthis w…

Anonymous007 (2021-10-13). Military Situation In The Lake Chad Area On October 13, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On October 11, Armed men abducted several students of St. Albert, a Catholic-run major seminary situated in Fayit community in Kagoma Chiefdom in the Jama'a of Local Government Area of Kaduna state | On October 12, a group of 15 Nigerian women and children have managed to escape to the town of Damboa from ISWAP militants who had kidnapped them from churches in the Borno State | On October 12, ISWAP militants attacked a Nigerian Army camp near Ngamdu town in Borno State…

Fernando De la Cuadra (2021-10-13). Brasil: La soledad de un paria. globalizacion.ca Ya falta menos de un año para las próximas elecciones en Brasil. Ellas van a decidir cuál será el próximo presidente y vicepresidente, además de renovar el Congreso Nacional. También se realizará la votación para escoger gobernadores y vicegobernadores, Asambleas…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-13). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Tips to meet the challenges of breastfeeding. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Breastfeeding has many benefits. Breast milk contains the right balance of nutrients for your baby. Breast milk is easier than commercial formula for babies to digest, and the antibodies in breast milk boost a baby's immune system. Breastfeeding might even help a new mother lose weight after the baby is born. But breastfeeding can be challenging. New parents may worry about whether their child is getting enough milk and wonder how often they should breastfeed….

Noticed Media & FastLayne Comedy (2021-10-13). Friday 10/15: Oakland Comedy Festival 2021. indybay.org 6 venues located around Oakland, California! | – Owl & Company Bookshop | – It's Your Move Game & Hobby Shop | – Rocky's Market Brooklyn Basin | – Luka's Lounge & Taproom | – Ale Industries | – Original Pattern Brewing…

WSWS repost (2021-10-13). Northern California hospital engineers' walkout enters fourth week. indybay.org The unions are collaborating to keep contract struggles by Kaiser employees isolated and to prevent a united stoppage, as 24,000 nurses join the engineers in authorizing strike action.

Uhuru Solidarity Movement (2021-10-13). Oakland's March for Reparations to African People – this Saturday, Oct. 16 at 11 am! indybay.org

Tom H. Hastings (2021-10-13). Two parties: Two countries. nationofchange.org Can we heal this? I believe so, given honest effort and compassion, two qualities crucial for our future as a country, and as a free people.

amex car (2021-10-13). Best Time To Visit Abu Dhabi. indybay.org Abu Dhabi is the capital of the UAE. This emirate of the United Arab Emirates is located in the Arabian Gulf that is the heart of the Middle East.

John Feffer (2021-10-13). The Embarrassment of Riches. fpif.org The rich have always flaunted their wealth. It was rarely good enough to enjoy financial success, you had to be conspicuous about it. | They build enormous homes for everyone to gawk at. They throw lavish parties. They commission paintings, statues, biographies. They endow institutions so that their names can live on in granite forever. | At the same time, the rich withdraw into gated villas, travel in their own private jets, and buy their own Picassos so that they don't have to mix with the hoi polloi at museums. The rich want us to know about their wealth, but they also want to be left alone to enjoy it. They e…

Anonymous103 (2021-10-13). Washington Weaponizes Information Leaks Against Foes And Friends Alike. southfront.org Illustrative ImageSuch a policy makes the U.S. a distrustful partner for any country. | Written by Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst | The U.S. has a habit of leaking information about its presidents, high-ranking officials, and the contents of confidential talks with other partners. Prominent examples of such leakages begin with documents published by Wikileaks and continues to Hunter Biden's Ukrainian story, revelations about former President Donald Trump and more. | It was recently leaked that a meeting between Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces, Valery Gerasimov, and Chai…

Anonymous007 (2021-10-13). Ethiopian Army And Amhara Reinforcement Launch Wide-scale Offensive On Country's Afar Region. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Fighting has escalated between Ethiopia's national army and rebels from Tigray, days after Addis Ababa launched a new major offensive in the restive northern region. | Getachew Reda, a spokesman for the rebel Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF), said that new clashes between the Tigrayan rebels and government troops are taking place in the town of Awra, in the country's northern region of Afar."Enemy forces are crumbling and in disarray in parts of Afar," the spokesman said, adding "We…

teleSUR, him, JL (2021-10-13). Marchan contra la discriminación de pueblos indígenas en Guatemala. telesurtv.net Los indígenas y movimientos sociales demandaron el cese de la discriminación y la pobreza que alcanza el 59 por ciento de la población.

Jonathan Strauss (2021-10-13). Cairns workers call for secure jobs. greenleft.org.au Precarious workers in Cairns are bearing the brunt of the COVID-19 economic crisis in Far North Queensland. Jonathan Strauss reports. |

Donna Katzin (2021-10-13). Turning Away from Fossil Fuels. zcomm.org Lessons from the Anti-Apartheid Movement…

imperial.ac.uk (2021-10-13). Imperial launches new support for Black students. imperial.ac.uk Funding for a new set of scholarships for Black-heritage students has been announced.

The Associated Press (2021-10-13). Federal Immigration Agents to End Practice of Worksite Raids. latinorebels.com CHICAGO (AP) — Federal immigration agents will end mass workplace arrests of immigrant employees suspected of living in the U.S. without legal permission, according to a memo issued Tuesday by Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.

Miriam Miranda (2021-10-13). Indigenous Peoples, Like Mine, Are Fighting for Their Homelands. counterpunch.org On this Indigenous Peoples' Day, I want to tell you about my people, the Garifuna. We're an Afro-Indigenous people, descended from Arawaks and Africans. Our ancestral territory spans the Caribbean border of Central America. Latin American and Caribbean communities like ours are rarely noticed in U.S. media — except when we migrate. In summer 2021,

Editorial La Jornada (2021-10-13). Carta de Biden a México: Señales positivas. globalizacion.ca El lunes se hizo pública la carta que el presidente de Estados Unidos, Joe Biden, envió la semana pasada a su homólogo Andrés Manuel López Obrador en respuesta a la que el mandatario mexicano le hizo llegar el 7 de…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-13). Expert Alert: Advancing individualized medicine through genomics. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — The virtual 10th Annual Individualizing Medicine Conference on Oct. 8—9 will highlight the latest discoveries, diagnostics, therapeutics and emerging approaches in the field of genomics. Attendees will hear from renowned experts and learn first-hand how individualized medicine is transforming clinical practice, research and education. Highlighted topics will include artificial intelligence, health disparities, precision oncology, microbiome, genomic clinical applications and challenges, and many others. Taking the virtual center stage will be keynote speakers Gianrico…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-13). US Supply Convoy Attacked On Iraq's Border With Kuwait. southfront.org File image. | On October 13, a convoy moving logistic supplies and vehicles for the US-led coalition came under attack in the southern Iraqi province of Basrah. | The supply convoy was targeted with an unidentified weapon, most likely an implosive explosive device, after it crossed the Jraischan border gate coming from Kuwait. | A pro-Iranian Iraqi group calling itself the "Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis Regiments" quickly claimed responsibility for the attack. | In a statement, the group, which emerged in September,…

Kenneth Surin (2021-10-13). Broken Britannia's Conservative Party Conference. counterpunch.org The UK's annual Conservative party conference was held last week. Unlike the fairly contentious Labour party conference the week before, where its leader Keir Starmer left behind him a slew of broken promises and betrayals of ordinary members and the unions as he pushed the party rightwards into the arms of a played-out Blairism, Boris "BoJo" Johnson encountered nothing to threaten his childhood dream of becoming "king of the world" (or the Tory party at any rate).

Mother Jones magazine SF (2021-10-13). Thursday 10/14: What Black Radical Socialist Leadership Can Accomplish in America's Cities. indybay.org Online event…

Patrick Bond (2021-10-13). The latest Bretton Woods bean-counting scandal nearly evicts IMF director Georgieva. zcomm.org "Torture the data until they confess" (or until you're busted), economists profess…

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-10-13). Indigenous Resistance Day: Venezuela Condemns Historic Crimes of Europe. orinocotribune.com Venezuela joins the voice of the peoples of America who suffered for over 300 years from the genocide that followed the invasion by the Spanish empire, and announced forceful political actions of an international scope to vindicate the struggle of the peoples, when commemorating the Day of indigenous Resistance, this Tuesday, October 12. | President Nicolás Maduro reported that his government will issue formal communications directly to the King of Spain, with reflections on the historical consequences of the conquest. Venezuela will also petition the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) to tr…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-13). Consumer Health: What do you know about liver cancer? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org October is Liver Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about liver cancer. More than 42,000 new cases of primary liver cancer and intrahepatic bile duct cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. this year, and more than 30,000 people will die of these diseases, according to the American Cancer Society. Liver cancer is cancer that begins in the cells of your liver, which is a football-sized organ in the upper…

Eric Nepomuceno (2021-10-13). Bolsonaro y su clase magistral de mentira y manipulación. globalizacion.ca Medios de comunicación de Brasil y de varios países, Página 12 entre ellos, informan que el ultraderechista mandatario Jair Bolsonaro fue impedido de entrar al estadio para ver el partido entre Santos y Gremio por no tener como presentar el…

David Swanson (2021-10-13). The Empires That Brought Us Here. warisacrime.org Image from worldbeyondwar.org/militarism-mapped By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, October 13, 2021 Empire is still (or newly, as it wasn't always) a touchy subject in the U.S. Empire. Most people in the United States would deny that the United States has ever had an empire, just because they've never heard of it, and so it …

South Front (2021-10-13). Video: Turkey Attempts to Impede Syrian Military Operation to Regain Greater Idlib. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-10-13). Honor Indigenous Communities Leading The Way On Climate Justice. popularresistance.org When Christopher Columbus landed on Turtle Island, which we now call North America, he brought with him a goal of making profit‚Äâ—‚Äâof taking from the land and people to create commerce. Today, approximately 526 years later, that same pillaging continues to drive our planet further into the climate crisis and lead us into ecological collapse. Instead of honoring the violent colonization Columbus represents, we should use this day to call for truth and reconciliation‚Äâ—‚Äâand honor the Indigenous communities at the forefront of effo…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-13). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Medications in use and being tested for treatment of COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've heard several drugs mentioned as possible treatments for COVID-19. What are they, and how do they work? ANSWER: Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, finding an effective drug to combat COVID-19 has been on the minds of many. While many medications are being tested to treat COVID-19, only one has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA has approved remdesivir (Veklury) to treat COVID-19 in adults and children who are age…

Peninsula Open Space Trust (2021-10-13). Wednesday 11/17: "Gather:" Film & Discussion on Indigenous Food Sovereignty in the United States. indybay.org Online film screening & discussion…

Mempo Giardinelli (2021-10-13). Argentina — Por qué votar al Frente de Todos. globalizacion.ca Más allá de reparos, todos genuinos y justificables, lo verdaderamente importante en esta etapa política es no ceder terreno frente a la Bestia. Incluso más allá y a pesar de los duros cuestionamientos que en diversos textos esta columna ha…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-13). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: The case for continuing COVID-19 precautions. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org COVID-19 hospitalizations in the U.S. are reportedly dropping. While the news headlines are encouraging, the country is in its fourth surge heading into flu season and winter holidays. That is why medical experts are keeping their predictions and recommendations fluid. How the virus spreads depends on human behavior. "What happens is that people read the news and say: 'We're done. We're free. It's over,'" says Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-13). 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 (2021-10-13). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-13). 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…

teleSUR- jaa, JL (2021-10-13). Irán reafirma compromiso para reactivar el Acuerdo Nuclear. telesurtv.net El canciller iraní aseveró que "en conversaciones futuras, nuestras acciones serán acordes con el nivel de las acciones de otras partes sobre el Acuerdo Nuclear".

Matt Lamb (2021-10-13). No Jab, No Wedding: Canadian Town Requires Vaccine Proof to Get Married. globalresearch.ca

Cheryl LaBash (2021-10-13). For the Sake of Global Health: USA, Stop Lying About Cuba! orinocotribune.com By Cheryl LaBash — Oct 11, 2021 | Today a People's Peace Prize was awarded to Cuba's Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade — not the Nobel Peace Prize, although more than 100 organizations and 40,000 individuals from the U.S. alone supported the Henry Reeve Brigade's nomination. | As the global community stumbled under the coronavirus assault, Cuba's army of whitecoats rushed to hot spots when called, not shirking the danger. It's nothing new for them. In 2014, 10,000 Cuban medical professionals volunteered to go to Liberia and Sierra Leone to fight terrifyingly deadly ebola in West Africa. | In 20…

sputniknews (2021-10-13). China Says Its Military Drills Near Taiwan Aimed at Preventing Outside Interference. sputniknews.com BEIJING (Sputnik) – China conducts military exercises near the border with Taiwan to guard its national sovereignty and prevent foreign interference in the relations between mainland and the island, Ma Xiaoguang, spokesman for China's Taiwan Affairs Office, said on Wednesday.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-13). 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,…

The Green Arcade (2021-10-13). Thursday 11/4: A Testimony To The Strange Times We Are Living In. indybay.org The Green Arcade | 1680 Market Street | San Francisco, CA 94102…

Women's March Report (2021-10-13). Texas Women in El Cerrito: "Don't Mess with Us!" indybay.org In the San Francisco Bay Area, many people are transplants from other states and other parts of the world. At a women's march in El Cerrito on October 2nd, women from Texas showed up to say, "Don't Mess with Texas Women!"

Catherine Crockett (2021-10-13). Saturday 10/23: Cooperative Economics: A Talk by Sharat G. Lin. indybay.org Monterey Peace and Justice Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd., Seaside, CA 93955 or live stream.

Staff (2021-10-13). Headlines for October 13, 2021. democracynow.org U.S. Reopens Borders with Canada and Mexico for Vaccinated Travelers; FDA Considers Moderna Booster, Southwest, American Airlines Rebuff TX Vaccine Mandate Ban; WI Moms Sue Schools for Endangering Kids, House Votes to Temporarily Raise Debt Ceiling, Progressive Dems Say Reconciliation Package Must Not Sacrifice Urgently Needed Social Programs, 155 Activists Arrested as Climate Actions Continue in D.C.; Indigenous Leaders March in Latin America, Nonprofit Pursues Jair Bolsonaro at ICC for "Crimes Against Humanity" for Destroying the Amazon, EU Pledges $1.15 Billion in Aid for Afghanistan as European and U.S. Deleg…

Anil Sharma (2021-10-13). India faces a crisis as power shortage worsens. asiatimes.com JAIPUR — State after state in India has been reporting power outages as the second most populous nation in the world is facing a huge energy crisis. If some urgent and appropriate steps are not taken by the Narendra Modi government, many states could have blackouts. Many political analysts say this is the second time …

Anonymous007 (2021-10-13). First Brigade Of S-500 Missile Defense System Began Protecting Moscow And Its Surroundings. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The first brigade set of the Russian S-500 anti-aircraft missile system (SAM) entered the 15th Special Forces Army of the Aerospace Forces (VKS) of Russia, covering Moscow and the Central Industrial Region. | This was reported to TASS by a source close to the military department."The first brigade set of S-500 air defense systems entered service with the formation, which is on alert for the protection and defense of aerospace over the capital of the country," the source said, without…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-13). 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…

Brian Terrell (2021-10-13). Widerstand gegen Atomwaffen in der Klimakrise. warisacrime.org Am 21. Juli wanderte ich mit drei Catholic Worker-Freundinnen, Susan van der Hijden aus Amsterdam in den Niederlanden, Susan Crane aus Redwood City in Kalifornien und Chris Danowski aus Dortmund in Deutschland durch die Wà§lder, die die deutsche Luftwaffenbasis Bàºchel in der Eiffel umgeben. Es war gegen Ende einer ‚ÄûInternationalen Woche" von Protesten gegen die …

Anonymous103 (2021-10-13). The Final Solution. Full Digitization. "The QR Codification of the World" southfront.org Illustrative Image | Written by Imagine humanity would one day — very soon — decide to stop wearing masks. In unison. Not in the streets, not in restaurants, not in shops, not in sports events — simply nowhere. Against all orders of a good portion of the 193 UN member governments, or at least the western governments. And, indeed, against the entire UN system — against the orders of Mr. Antonio Guterres, himself. Yes, indeed. Many of the UN ag…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-13). Greater Idlib: Turkish Military Established Another Post, Two Militants Killed In Landmine Explosion. southfront.org Turkish forces are seen at Mount Barsaya in northeast of Afrin, January 28, 2018 / Khalil Ashawi / Reuterss | On October 13, the Turkish military completed the construction of yet another post in the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. | The London-based monitoring group said that the new post was built near the town of Benin in the southern Idlib countryside.

Victor Lee Lewis (2021-10-13). Tuesday 10/26: Hard Conversations: Whiteness, Race, and Social Justice. indybay.org Zoom, every Tuesday, for 5 weeks. Online classroom available during the course and for 3-months after the end of the course.

Anand Naidoo (2021-10-13). The Heat: U.S. migrant crisis. america.cgtn.com Migrants are still coming to America — even as America sends thousands back home.

UFCLP (2021-10-13). Wednesday 10/20: Support October 20 South Korean General Strike For Equality & Free KCTU President Yang Ky. indybay.org South Korean Consulate | 3500 Clay St., San Francisco…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-13). Expert Alert: Back and neck pain treatments cover self-care to surgery; prevention is key. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World Spine Day is Oct. 16 ROCHESTER, Minn. — When back or neck pain strikes, normal activity is disrupted. Seeking relief for back or neck pain is one of the most common reasons people go to their health care provider or miss work. "The spinal column of the back and neck is made up of many joints, and each of those joints can degenerate and cause pain," says Mohamad Bydon, M.D., a Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-10-13). Video: Has Justin Trudeau Been Duly Vaccinated? Registered Nurse Expresses Doubt on Authenticity of Trudeau's Vaccine Jab. globalresearch.ca First published …

Anonymous669 (2021-10-13). Iran Tested New Air-Defense Systems During Guardians of Velayat Sky 1400 Exercise (Photos, Videos). southfront.org File image. | Iran test-fired a number of domestically-made air-defense systems during the On October 13, Brig. Gen. Qader Rahimzadeh, commander of the Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base, announced that the new Majid and Dezful air-defense systems had successfully destroyed their targets in the exercise. | One of the main objectives…

KQED SF (2021-10-13). Monday 10/18: Amy Tan, Author & Bay Area Native, in Conversation w/ Michael Krasny KQED. indybay.org In-person: KQED Headquarters, 2601 Mariposa Street, San Francisco, CA 94110 | Online: Choose "livestream" option – FREE…

Anonymous765 (2021-10-13). Houthis Edge Closer To Marib Boasting Of Successful Military Operation. southfront.org | DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : | BITCOIN: bc1qv7k70u2zynvem59u88ctdlaw7hc735d8xep9rq : | BITCOIN CASH: qzjv8hrdvz6ed…

Julia Rock (2021-10-13). The Corporate-Funded Rehabilitation of Rahm Emanuel. dailyposter.com

Editor2 (2021-10-13). 1st Counter-Terrorism Exhibit Held Outside Xinjiang. orinocotribune.com By Liu Xin and Fan Lingzhi — Oct 11, 2021 | Exhibit shows to the outside world Xinjiang's confidence | An exhibition on the counter-terrorism situation in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region was displayed in Beijing on Monday — the first time such an exhibit was held outside the region with a large number of pictures and videos on more than 50 terror attacks. | Senior officials and experts said the display proves that the Xinjiang region is more open to show the international community what it has suffered, and showcases its confidence in current policies, which have brought hard-won stab…

David Swanson (2021-10-13). Harry Potter and the Secret of COP26. zcomm.org "And what," Hermione almost shouted triumphantly, "has been quietly left out of all the climate agreements, all the Muggle plans for halting the destruction of the climate? One of the biggest ways that they destroy the climate: militaries…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-13). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-13). 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…

John W. Whitehead (2021-10-13). Lockdowns and Vaccine Mandates: Tyrants of the "Nanny State". When the Government Thinks It Knows Best. globalresearch.ca

UFCLP (2021-10-13). Tuesday 10/12: SF Soldiarity Action With Namibian MUN Rossing Mine Fired Union Leadership & Their Lawyer. indybay.org San Francisco Chinese Consulate 1450 Laguna St, San Francisco, CA 94115…

Peter Koenig (2021-10-13). La solución definitiva. Digitalización completa. "La codificación QR del mundo" globalizacion.ca Imagínese que la humanidad algún día, muy pronto, decidiera dejar de usar máscaras. Al unisono. No en las calles, ni en los restaurantes, ni en las tiendas, ni en los eventos deportivos, simplemente en ninguna parte. Contra todas las órdenes…

Alex Bainbridge (2021-10-13). Action on climate means ending the blah, blah, blah. greenleft.org.au The capitalist establishment has spent years debating whether or not Australia should have a 2050 climate target. It is a distraction from the task at hand, argues Alex Bainbridge.

Rosalind English (2021-10-13). Henrietta Lacks and her immortal cells: Lacks estate sues pharmaceutical company. ukhumanrightsblog.com Henrietta Lacks was a young Black woman who in 1951 was diagnosed with a particularly agressive form of cervical cancer. Her treating doctors at the Johns Hopkins hospital took a sample from the tumour and that was the birth of "HeLa" — an "immortal" line of fast-replicating cells that have been reproduced every since, used …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-13). Consumer Health: What is mental health? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World Mental Health Day will be observed on Sunday, Oct. 10, to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilize efforts in support of mental health. This is a good time to consider the differences between normal mental health and mental health disorders. Mental health is the overall wellness of how you think, regulate your feelings and behave. Sometimes the difference between normal mental health and mental disorders is clear, but often the…

South Front (2021-10-13). Video: US Geopolitical Sense of Urgency Pushed Victoria Nuland to Moscow. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous669 (2021-10-13). Israeli Airstrikes Hit Syria's Palmyra, Four Casualties Reported. southfront.org An Israeli Air Force F-15 fighter jet flies during an aerial demonstration. (photo credit: AMIR COHEN — REUTERS) | Late on October 13, a series of Israeli airstrikes hit the outskirts of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra in the eastern countryside of Homs. | A military source told the Syrian Arab News Agency that the aerial attack was launched from the southeastern area of al-Tanf, which is occupied by the US-led coalition and its proxies."At around 23: 34 pm, 13-10-2021, the Israeli enemy carried out an a…

Abahlali baseMjondolo (2021-10-13). The repression of Abahlali in eKhenana continues but the Commune remains. zcomm.org The criminal justice system — including the police and the prosecuting authority – continues to be misused by the ANC to repress our movement…

David Giesen (2021-10-13). Wednesday 10/13: Bernal Litterati [sic]. indybay.org Bernal Branch Library | 500 Cortland Avenue | San Francisco | (we meet in the outdoor amphitheater on the Moultrie side)…

Winona La Duke (2021-10-13). "People vs. Fossil Fuels". zcomm.org In response to the completion of the contested Line 3 pipeline, which is now reportedly operational, thousands of Indigenous leaders and climate justice advocates are kicking off the "People vs. Fossil Fuels" mobilization…

Karen Conner (2021-10-13). Young Men Aren't Falling Behind Young Women. cepr.net A recent Wall Street Journal article painted recent pandemic-driven declines in men's postsecondary enrollment as an escalating crisis with "no reversal. . .in sight." In the figures below, we add to that picture by charting the percentage of young men and young women who are not in school or paid employment, segmented by age levels. Internationally, thi…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-13). 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…

Angela (2021-10-13). Saturday 10/16: Free virtual screening of the film "1948" indybay.org

Marcos Salgado (2021-10-13). Venezuela: El complicado camino a las elecciones de noviembre. globalizacion.ca Falta mes y medio para las elecciones para gobernadores y alcaldes en Venezuela, unas elecciones que tienen un condimento central: el regreso a las urnas de toda la oposición, incluída la que adoptó el esquema del "poder dual" diseñado en…

KQED (2021-10-13). Thursday 11/4: Indigenous Peoples vs. Apocalypse w/ Speaker Julian Brave NoiseCat. indybay.org In-person ($10): KQED Headquarters, 2601 Mariposa Street, San Francisco, CA 94110 | Online (FREE): Choose "livestream" option…

Vijay Prashad (2021-10-13). Afghanistan tackles Islamic State. asiatimes.com On October 8, a terrible blast struck the worshippers attending Friday noon prayers at the Gozar-e-Sayed Abad Mosque in the Khan Abad district of Kunduz, one of Afghanistan's largest cities in its northern belt. This is a mosque frequented by Shiite Muslims, who were referred to as "our compatriots" by Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid. Forty-six people died immediately in the blast, …

Emir Sader (2021-10-13). Brasil: El nuevo antipetismo. globalizacion.ca En la nueva ola de antipetismo, se culpa al Partido de los Trabajadores (PT) de que el exministro de Salud Luiz Henrique Mandetta (militar cercano al partido centroderechista Demócratas) haya entrado en el gobierno de Bolsonaro. Y también se le…

Luis Manuel Arce Isaac (2021-10-13). México: Entendimiento Bicentenario vs. Plan Mérida, a la espera de resultados. globalizacion.ca México y Estados Unidos acaban de eliminar por decreto el fatídico Plan Mérida que desde la época del expresidente Felipe Calderón (2006-2012) hasta hoy, exacerbó la violencia armada y nutrió de argumentos al crimen organizado para una guerra intestina que…

Haymarket Books (2021-10-13). Thursday 10/14: Abortion is Won in the Streets: History and Future of Reproductive Justice. indybay.org Online discussion…

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-10-13). Iran blasts Israel for disseminating false accusations. en.mehrnews.com Iran's Representative at the First Committee of the UN General Assembly blasted the Israeli regime for disseminating false and fabricated accusations against regional countries, particularly Iran.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-13). Christina Zorn, J.D., named Mayo Clinic's chief administrative officer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — The Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees has named Christina Zorn, J.D., chief administrative officer of Mayo Clinic. She will succeed Jeff Bolton, who announced in August that he will retire from Mayo Clinic on Nov. 30. "I extend my sincere congratulations to Christina in her new role as Mayo Clinic's chief administrative officer," says Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., Mayo Clinic's president and CEO. "She is a values-driven servant leader with a strong track record of contributions to our organization. She brings unique…

Eduardo Paz Rada (2021-10-13). El poderoso Brasil en una encrucijada histórica. globalizacion.ca Brasil, el país más poblado y con mayor territorio de América Latina y el Caribe, ha sido conducido por el gobierno de Jair Bolsonaro hacia el abismo geopolítico y hacia la pérdida de sus posibilidades de convertirse en una potencia…

Moderator (2021-10-13). Julian Assange's Father, John Shipton, on the U.S. Government's 'Scandalous' Plan to 'Murder' His Son. scheerpost.com One of the biggest moments in Julian Assange's trial is slated to happen next month, when the embattled and imprisoned WikiLeaks founder's final extradition hearing is held in Great Britain. And as host Lee Camp points out before introducing his guest in this clip from "Redacted Tonight," there have been some stunning developments recently in …

Anonymous007 (2021-10-13). Kosovo Police Clash With Serbian Minority In Alleged Anti-Smuggling Operation. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On October 13th, one Serb was shot and six police officers injured when police fired tear gas to disperse a crowd that became hostile after raids on suspected smugglers in a volatile area of Kosovo populated by the Serb minority. | Kosovo police said officers met resistance in Mitrovica as they carried out an operation to seize smuggled goods in several towns. | A statement said police responded when protesters in Mitrovica used hand grenades and stun grenades against officers. It said six po…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-10-12). Muqtada al-Sadr-led alliance set to emerge as single largest force in Iraqi parliament. peoplesdispatch.org The fifth elections since the 2003 US-led invasion of the country saw the lowest voter turnout (41%), amid growing discontent with the political system due to widespread corruption, inefficiency and government apathy…

Mark Gruenberg (2021-10-12). Wealth defense industry spends millions to hide trillions. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—The U.S. can lead the fight against corporations and the 1% who use shell companies and tax havens, which are located everywhere from the Cayman Islands to South Dakota, but only "if we get our house in order," through a crackdown on them here at home, says Chuck Collins, an expert on the issue. But …

WSWS (2021-10-12). The UK and the Pandora papers: A cesspit of the super-rich. wsws.org The Pandora papers reveal sordid details of a world in which such fortunes and ones vastly larger are made, hoarded and hidden with the UK at the centre of a network of legalised criminality…

teleSUR, lvm, MER (2021-10-12). Aprueban hoja de ruta para investigar a Lasso por Pandora Papers. telesurtv.net La Comisión designada tendrá 30 días para presentar el informe del caso ante el pleno del Parlamento ecuatoriano.

Project Censored (2021-10-12). Anti-Social Media: Can Our Already Volatile Political Culture Transcend a Facebook World? projectcensored.org In the aftermath of Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen's testimony to Congress, Mickey and his guests look at the ongoing issues of social media's social responsibility, or lack thereof. Given many…

_____ (2021-10-12). Haugen Isn't Really a 'Facebook Whistleblower' — and It's Dangerous to Imagine She Is. strategic-culture.org Haugen isn't really a 'Facebook whistleblower' — and it's dangerous to imagine she is | By Jonathan COOK | The enthusiasm with which much of the media and political establishment have characterised Frances Haugen as a " Haugen has brought to the surface a fuzziness in what many of us understand by the idea of whistleblowing. | Even Russell Brand, a comedian turned soothsayer whose c…

Jonathan Cook (2021-10-12). Haugen Isn't Really a 'Facebook Whistleblower'. counterpunch.org The enthusiasm with which much of the media and political establishment have characterised Frances Haugen as a "Facebook whistleblower" requires that we pause to consider what exactly we think the term "whistleblower" means. Haugen has brought to the surface a fuzziness in what many of us understand by the idea of whistleblowing.

WSWS (2021-10-12). Whistleblower testimony launches bipartisan campaign for Facebook censorship. wsws.org The Senate testimony by former Facebook employee Frances Haugen has intensified the bipartisan drive to clamp down on left-wing and socialist political content on social media platforms.

South Bay Indigenous Solidarity (2021-10-12). Monday 10/11: Indigenous People's Day Webinar. indybay.org Facebook Livestream Event…

Chu P. (2021-10-12). Continuous Glucose Monitoring Use and Access Disparities. jamanetwork.com To the Editor A recent study by Dr Karter and colleagues concluded with a difference-in-differences framework that "insulin-treated patients with diabetes selected by physicians for real-time continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) compared with noninitiators had significant improvements in hemoglobin A1c and reductions in emergency department visits and hospitalizations for hypoglycemia." The Discussion noted that there were minor but statistically significant increases in the number of telephone visits and a decrease in outpatient visits. However, according to the article's Table 3, the difference of outpatient vis…

Brittani Banks (2021-10-12). Afghanistan Tackles the Islamic State. independentmediainstitute.org Click here to download the Spanish translation of this article. (Haga clic aquí para descargar la traducción al español de este artículo.) On October 8, a terrible blast struck the worshippers attending Friday noon prayers at the Gozar-e-Sayed Abad Mosque in the Khan Abad district of Bandar, the capital of Kunduz, one of Afghanistan's largest …

Walsh BS, Bloomfield D, Kesselheim AS. (2021-10-12). A Court Decision on "Skinny Labeling": Another Challenge for Less Expensive Drugs. jamanetwork.com This Viewpoint explains how "skinny labeling" works (bioequivalent drugs approved for unpatented uses and excluding patented indications from the generic drug's labeling), the uncertainty about this pathway, and how the government and generic manufacturers can help restore timely generic competition in the face of brand-name drugs protected by patents.

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