2021-10-24: News Headlines

Don Gross (2021-10-24). Crisis in Chicago suburb after drinking water system fails. liberationnews.org Just nine miles away from Lake Michigan, one of the largest sources of freshwater on earth, a community has gone almost a week without safe drinking water. Residents of Dixmoor, a suburb south of Chicago, have been without water for six days as of Oct. 22. Large sections of this community have no running water …

Matthew Ehret-Kump (2021-10-24). China and the British Empire's Opium Wars: The Role of Synthetic Cults and the Haunting of the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom. globalresearch.ca

Eve Ottenberg (2021-10-24). Life and Death on the Fire Planet. counterpunch.org Photo: US Forest Service. | Fire is everywhere, nowadays. In the Arctic, Siberia, Australia, Canada, the American West, even in some rain forests. Terms like "fire tornado" have entered the vernacular, along with "heat dome," which often, along with drought, set the stage for uncontrollable fires. Of course, everyone connects these blazes with climate change. We humans heated the planet by fire, namely the burning of fossil fuels. This in turn dried out entire regions, and they burn. How hot have we made it? Well, last summer the little Canadian town of Lytton smashed all records at 122 degrees Fahrenheit, whi…

New Atlas (2021-10-24). US-funded Separatists from Tibet, Xinjiang & Hong Kong Target Beijing 2022 Olympics. newatlas.report October 24, 2021 (The New Atlas) — US-sponsored separatists groups, backed by Washington for decades, are being mobilized to attack and undermine activities related to the Beijing 2022 Olympics starting with the torch relay in Greece. I explain the background of the "Free Tibet" movement and how the US government through the CIA backed it …

The Xerces Society (2021-10-24). Early signs of hope as monarch butterflies return to California overwintering sites. indybay.org Western monarchs are showing up along the California coast in greater numbers than last year's historic low.

A Guest Author (2021-10-24). Amazon Labor Union to file for election in Brooklyn, N.Y., Oct. 25. workers.org Workers Assembly Against Racism news advisory After organzing to form an independent worker-led Amazon Labor Union (ALU) for the last six months, workers at Amazon's Staten Island JFK8 warehouse and the surrounding facilities (LDJ5, DYY6, DYX2) announced they would file for election Oct. 25 at 2 p.m., in downtown Brooklyn, . . . |

_____ (2021-10-24). Environmental And Labor Groups Urge Canada To Support Just Transition. popularresistance.org Canada has not provided a transition pathway for its fossil fuel workers to move into other industries, and as global demand for oil and gas wanes, tens of thousands of workers could lose their jobs, say the authors of a new report. | Roughly 167,000 people are directly employed in Canada's oil and gas industry, but increased automation combined with the energy transition and climate policy mean that half of those jobs are slated to disappear by the end of the decade, according to a report published on October 13 by the Climate Action Network Canada and Blue Green Canada, which is a coalition of labor and environ…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-24). In collaboration with Missile Defense Agency, U.S. Army and Navy test hypersonic missiles. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com ==== From 2010: Prompt Global Strike: World Military Superiority Without Nuclear Weapons Commentary on the article by Fidel Castro: The origin of wars ==== Navy and Army Demonstrate Advanced Hypersonic Technologies The Navy Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) and the Army Hypersonic Program Office (AHPO) successfully conducted a High Operational Tempo for Hypersonics flight campaign on …

Hamilton Nolan (2021-10-24). Mississippi Believes It Can Be Organized. Does Anyone Else? zcomm.org Under-resourced and overlooked, the South is tired of waiting for organized labor…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-24). Syrian Pilot Killed In Attack Helicopter Crash In Damascus Countryside. southfront.org Illustrative image. | On October 23, a Mi-25 attack helicopter of the Syrian Arab Air Force (SyAAF) made a hard landing in the countryside of Damascus while returning from a mission around the ancient city of Palmyra in eastern Homs. | Syrian pro-government sources said that the Soviet-made helicopter experienced "mechanical program", without elaborating. | The helicopter pilot, Major Muhammad Taher Nadim Abdullah, was killed in the incident. Several service members were also wounded. | As a result of a mechanical failure,…

Fight Back (2021-10-24). Blood money off the backs of Black and brown people just keeps rolling into FSU. fightbacknews.org Tallahassee, FL – First there was the $20 million regressive Blueprint sales tax money stolen from Black, brown, and poor people for tax exempt skyboxes sold to rich white people to enhance their "football experience." | All this while the games are played in the shadow of Doak Campbell, a stadium named after a white man who despised Black people and thought they had no place at FSU. FSU refused to change the name. | White "Indians" doing the tomahawk chop are getting old. | Now we have Dr. Sylvie Naar, the recipient of a $6.5 million National Institutes of Health grant to study HIV among the largely Black people…

OtherWords (2021-10-24). Why is Social Spending Controversial but Congress lavishes $7 trillion a Decade on Pentagon? juancole.com By Sister Karen M. Donahue | ( Otherwords.org) — Right now, the United States is locked in a contentious debate over the Build Back Better plan, which will make a significant difference in the lives of millions of individuals and families. Even though the provisions included in the plan — including universal child care, home …

teleSUR, JL (2021-10-24). Evo Morales: La América Plurinacional no es compatible con el imperialismo. telesurtv.net "El pueblo quiere líderes y no héroes, por lo tanto nos tenemos que proteger para estar siempre del lado del pueblo", acotó Morales.

_____ (2021-10-24). Europe Should Avoid Being Drawn Into The US' Cold War On China. popularresistance.org The US administration is attempting to draw Europe into its cold war policy against China, which so far the European Union, in particular, has refused to participate in. This makes the region a key focal point in world politics today. | This threatening U.S agenda, which is completely against the interests of the people of Europe, China and the US, is unfortunately and persistently being advanced by the US administration. But significant opposition to this dangerous cold war approach is also growing across the world, including in Europe. | The opposing interest of the US proponents of the new Cold War and interes…

John Feffer (2021-10-24). Can We Avoid a War with China? zcomm.org The cold war in the Taiwan Strait threatens to turn hot…

Anonymous103 (2021-10-24). Turkey And Iran Find Soft Power More Difficult Than Hard power. southfront.org Illustrative Image | Written by The times they are a changin'. Iranian leaders may not be Bob Dylan fans, but his words are likely to resonate as they contemplate their next steps in Iraq, Iraqi Kurdistan, Lebanon, and Azerbaijan. | The same is true for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. T…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-24). U.S.-NATO war games in Black, Adriatic Seas to include largest-even military landing in Greece. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com US Forces Prepare for Largest-Ever Military Landing in Greece US forces are preparing for what is described as the largest-ever military landing in Greece, which is scheduled for November at Alexandroupolis. A large number of helicopters, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), tanks, cannons, and artillery are expected to reach the Greek port near the border with …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-24). NATO involved in training Georgian military for "medical care during brigade combat operations" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Training for military personnel of the Defense Forces is underway within the SNGP Within the framework of the updated NATO-Georgia Essential Package (Refreshed SNGP), the initiative to develop military medical capabilities in the Georgian Defense Forces is being actively implemented. *** Trainees will receive important information about the planning and implementation of medical care during …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-24). NATO launches first Artificial Intelligence initiative, one in seven technological/dual-use areas. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATO releases first-ever strategy for Artificial Intelligence On Thursday (21 October 2021), NATO Defence Ministers agreed to NATO's first-ever strategy for Artificial Intelligence (AI). Artificial Intelligence is one of the seven technological areas which NATO Allies have prioritized for their relevance to defence and security. These include quantum-enabled technologies, data and computing, autonomy, biotechnology and …

Victoria Torres (2021-10-24). Chile: Carabineros Repress Peaceful Demonstration Two Years After Popular Uprising. orinocotribune.com On Friday, October 22, Chile's special forces, known as Carabineros, were deployed to suppress a peaceful demonstration held at Plaza Dignidad in capital Santiago. The demonstration celebrated the second anniversary of the start of the social uprising that shook Chile back in 2019. | On Friday, protesters gathered in the main square of Santiago to demand freedom for the political prisoners detained during the social unrest in late 2019. | The Carabineros arrived at around 8: 00 p.m. in the downtown area of Santiago to disperse the protest. According to police, two were arrested, including a minor, for public disor…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-10-24). Bastille 2.0: "Real Regime Change": Building Protest and Resistance Against the COVID-19 Agenda. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-24). U.S. backs NATO vassal Estonia against "main threat to entire Western world": Russia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Sec-gen of Estonian DefMin: US contribution to Baltic security unwavering Secretary General of the Estonian Ministry of Defense Kusti Salm, who is on a visit to the United States, said that the contribution of the United States to the security of the Baltic countries is unwavering. Salm met in Washington, D.C., with Deputy Under Secretary …

Pete Dolack (2021-10-24). China's Winding Road Toward Capitalism. counterpunch.org Image by There is perhaps no bigger controversy among partisans of the Left than the nature of China and its economy. Is it socialist? Capitalist? State capitalist? A hybrid? That so much debate swirls around this issue is its own proof that the question doesn't have a definitive answer, at least not yet. | What can be agreed upon is that China has experienced decades of extraordinary economic growth. But the nature of that growth, and the base upon which it has been created, are also subject to intense debate, arguments that necessarily rest on how a…

_____ (2021-10-24). Forest Defenders Continue To Block Destruction Of Rare Forest Habitat. popularresistance.org This week, forest defenders are succeeding in slowing tree clearing using their bodies to protect sensitive and rare forest habitats from aggressive tree clearing from PG&E contractors in constant cold rain and wind. | On Wednesday, October 19, supervisors from PG&E and arborists from Wright Tree Service Company put concerned park visitors at risk of serious injury by continuing cutting and dropping of tree sections in close proximity to where the visitors stood in civil disobedience to impede the cutting. The forest being cut lies within Humboldt Redwoods State Park. This area is under the jurisdiction…

Jesús Rodríguez-Espinoza (2021-10-24). Price of Subsidized Fuel Adjusted in Venezuela — Long Lines to Remain. orinocotribune.com Caracas, October 23, 2021 ( Since June 1, 2020, Venezuela has a dual scheme of gasoline sales where most gas stations inthe country, approximately 1,500 nationwide, sell gasoline at a subsidized rate of Bs. 0.005 per liter and approximately 200 stations were handed to private entities to sell gasolin…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-24). Pentagon chief in Romania: should deterrence fail, U.S. and NATO positioned for war in Black Sea. Video and text. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Remarks at Romanian Ministry of Defense Post-Bilat Joint Press Event As President Biden affirmed at the Bucharest Nine Summit in May, this Administration is committed to strengthening our Euro-Atlantic bonds and to ensuring a secure Eastern Flank. *** I also wanted to be here to honor the Romanian …

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2021-10-24). Taliban Is the Winner at Moscow Conference. globalresearch.ca

scorinoco (2021-10-24). Israeli Delegation Forced to Change Seats After Algerian Opposition at European Conference. orinocotribune.com An Israeli diplomatic delegation participating in a recent European conference of parliament speakers in Greece was forced to change its location at the event, after Algerian envoys strongly protested to the organizers against the order and refused to sit behind representatives of the Tel Aviv regime. | According to a report published by the independent Algerian daily newspaper Ennahar, Israeli delegates were initially supposed to sit in front of the Algerians, but had no option but to change their seats in the face of the latter's vehement opposition and threats to withdraw from the event. | Parliament speakers…

Staff (2021-10-24). President Maduro Visits Central University of Venezuela, Inspects Renovation Works (Photos). orinocotribune.com On Thursday, October 21, President Nicolás Maduro visited the Central University of Venezuela (UCV) campus in Caracas, to inspect the ongoing renovation works at Venezuela's oldest institute of higher education. After his visit, President Maduro stressed that the renovation of this World Heritage Site will be a cause for reconciliation and educational and cultural benefit for Venezuela. In videos posted on his Twitter account this Friday, the president expressed his congratulations to "the entire Presidential Commission, the workers and the students involved for the coordinated work they are doing towards a recov…

Rima Najjar (2021-10-24). Will this Conference that Celebrates the Palestinian Revolutionary Struggle Cut Through the Still Deafening Media Static of Israel's "Narrative?" globalresearch.ca

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-10-24). "Shrink the World's Population": Secret 2009 Meeting of Billionaires "Good Club" globalresearch.ca Revised version …

Michael J. Talmo (2021-10-24). COVID-19: Pandemic? Or Cult? globalresearch.ca For the overwhelming majority of people, COVID-19 is a religion. …

F. William Engdahl (2021-10-24). Sinister Rockefeller Food System Agenda — They Created It and Now Want to Destroy It. globalresearch.ca

Jeremy Loffredo (2021-10-24). Fauci Earns More Than Any Other Federal Employee. His Job? 'Prevent Pandemics'. globalresearch.ca

Gideon Polya (2021-10-24). Racist Western Monopoly Media Ignore Colin Powell's Horrendous War Crimes. dissidentvoice.org The pro-Apartheid Israel former African-American military commander, mass murderer and genocidal liar, Colin Powell, has just died. Mendacious, racist and pro-war Western Monopoly media and politicians have been fulsome in their praise for the first Black US Secretary of State, white-washing his deadly lies over non-existent Iraqi Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD), and ignoring the …

_____ (2021-10-24). Biden Administration Is Undermining The Venezuela Dialogue. popularresistance.org The talks between the Venezuelan government and the extreme-right wing opposition had been going well. There are still outstanding issues to be resolved, like ending the economic war, but the discussions held in Mexico led to concrete electoral developments. The European Union agreed to send an electoral observation mission. The United Nations decided to send a panel of electoral experts. (Both institutions refused to observe the 2018 presidential and 2020 legislative elections, despite invitations from the government.) Thousands of opposition candidates registered to run in the mega-elections, which include voti…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-24). Turkey to provide Kyrgyzstan with combat drones for next conflict with Tajikistan. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Kyrgyzstan orders Turkey's Bayraktar TB2 drones [Kyrgyz President Sadyr] Japarov confirmed the statement made by Gen. Kamchibek Tasiyev, chairman of the Kyrgyzstan National Security State Committee, that they have ordered Turkey's Bayraktar TB2 drones. Mentioning an armed conflict along the border with Tajikistan this April, in which 36 people on the Kyrgyz side died, he …

_____ (2021-10-24). The Great Recoil Of Neoliberal Globalization. popularresistance.org The current political era is best understood as a "great recoil" of economic globalization. It is a moment when the coordinates of historical development seem to be inverting, upsetting many of the assumptions that dominated politics and economics over the last decades. This moment corresponds to the "second movement" socialist economic historian Karl Polanyi described in his book The Great Transformation, when phases of capitalist expansion recede and are met by "societal responses." | According to Polanyi, in phases of profound crisis like that opened by the 1929 Wall Street Crash, society tends to act defensiv…

_____ (2021-10-24). Chile, Two Years After The Popular Uprising. popularresistance.org That October 18, 2019 was a blow that, in one fell swoop, brought down the deceptive faàßade of the conservative regime and inaugurated a new stage in the history of Chile. The enormous injustices maintained and deepened during the very slow (and failed) "democratic transition" initiated in 1990 were exposed. The explosive combination of free market without anesthesia and a democracy lacking in substance and completely delegitimized—thus becoming a rapacious plutocracy—was able to stay afloat thanks to the resignation, demoralization and apathy of the citizenry, skillfully induced by establishme…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-24). NATO turning Black Sea into arena of military confrontation extremely dangerous: Russian Foreign Ministry. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATO attempts to turn Black Sea into arena of confrontation, senior diplomat says NATO's attempts to turn the Black Sea into an arena of confrontation are extremely dangerous, Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko told the Rossiya-24 TV channel on Friday. "Now they have turned to the Black Sea region, we are observing activity on …

_____ (2021-10-24). Police Increasingly Cite Climate Disasters When Seeking Military Gear. popularresistance.org When locals learned that the Johnson County, Iowa, sheriff's office had gotten hold of a massive, mine-resistant vehicle, Sheriff Lonny Pulkrabek reassured a skeptical public that officers would primarily use it during extreme weather events in order to save residents from the state's extraordinary blizzards or floods. | "Essentially it's really a rescue, recovery and transport vehicle," Pulkrabek said in 2014. | But in the seven years since, the vehicle — which comes from the Pentagon's much-maligned 1033 Program that arms local law enforcement with weapons, gear and vehicles leftover from the country's fo…

Eva Bartlett (2021-10-24). 'It's Absolutely Appalling': Unvaccinated Canadians Become Social Outcasts and the New Persecuted Minority. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-10-24). Biden Threatens To Deploy National Guard To Move Cargo. popularresistance.org Baltimore, MD – At a CNN town hall event Thursday evening, President Joe Biden revealed that he is considering using National Guard troops to ease the bottleneck at Southern California ports. In response to questioning from moderator Anderson Cooper, Biden said the plans potentially include having soldiers drive trucks from the ports to warehouses and distribution centers. | This would mean the militarization of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, which handle 40 percent of US imports. It would be a direct state attack on longshoremen, truck drivers and warehouse workers, with soldiers serving essentially as…

Paul Street (2021-10-24). On the Fascist Stench That Hangs Over this Still-Trumped Land. counterpunch.org Image by Next December readers will be able to purchase my next book

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-24). Proposed Romanian prime minister veteran of three NATO war theaters. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Romanian president proposes army general as prime minister With Romania trapped in political deadlock, President Klaus Iohannis on Thursday asked Nicolae CiucƒÉ, the country's interim defense minister, to form the next government. *** "CiucƒÉ is an exceptional military man….who went into war theaters," Hunor said, referring to the nominee's participation in NATO and U.S. operations …

_____ (2021-10-24). More Skeletons In Obama's Closet. popularresistance.org I recently witnessed the exhumation of human remains from a mass grave that contains more than 200 bodies. It was a profound and profoundly disturbing experience. Each body in this grave represents an unnecessary and unjust death, a murder, and each of these more than 200 murders can never be forgotten or forgiven. | There is a message that cries out from these bones that must be heard and understood, and acted upon by all good people in the world. Otherwise, history will repeat itself, and again, the killers and the killing will continue, and more mass graves will be filled. | After seven years of war, a war tha…

Rev. Prof. Dr. Ioan Sauca (2021-10-24). US: Religious Leaders Urge Biden to End Blockade Against Cuba. globalresearch.ca

Brian Whitaker (2021-10-24). Climate change: Saudi Arabia and OPEC resisting action on fossil fuels. juancole.com ( al-Bab.com) — Leaked documents show that Saudi Arabia and the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) have been lobbying to water down a crucial scientific report on climate change. News of the lobbying comes just days before the start of the COP26 conference on international action to slow down global warming. Ahead of the …

Children's Health Defense (2021-10-24). The Jerusalem Report: 'We Are the Lab Rats of the World'. globalresearch.ca

Juan Cole (2021-10-24). At its heart, Dune is a Tragedy, and a Warning against Trumpism. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — The protagonist of the new Denis Villeneuve film, Dune, Paul Atreides, is a complex character, but he should be seen as an antihero, as the protagonist of a Greek tragedy with a fatal tragic flaw. The author of the 1965 novel on which the film is based, Frank Herbert, was …

Open Democracy (2021-10-24). Oil Giant BP paid ex-MI6 spy firm to snoop on green campaigners. juancole.com By Martin Williams, Lucas Amin and Gabriel Pogrund | ( Opendemocracy.net ) — Oil and gas giant BP spent years spying on peaceful climate campaigners — and even hired a private intelligence firm set up by a former MI6 agent. A new report by openDemocracy, published on Monday, reveals a "shocking" web of surveillance that …

TASS (2021-10-24). Ambassadors of 10 countries to be declared undesirable – President of Turkey. tass.com Ambassadors made a statement regarding the trial of human rights activist Osman Kavala…

TASS (2021-10-24). Russian diplomat rejects attempts to revise UN Charter. tass.com Compliance with the Charter of the United Nations is necessary to prevent new global wars, Russia's ambassador to the UN, Vasily Nebenzya said…

Branko Marcetic (2021-10-24). The political evolution of Kyrsten Sinema. zcomm.org Sinema reads as a cautionary tale of what happens when political ambition becomes a be-all and end-all…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-24). Houthis Release New Footage, Details From Operation Spring of Victory In Shabwah & Ma'rib. southfront.org Click to see full-size image. | On October 24, the Houthis (Ansar Allah) shared combat footage and new details from their most recent During the operation, codenamed "Spring of Victory," Houthi fighters captured 3,200 square kilometers of territory, including the districts of Usaylan, Bayhan and Ain…

Anonymous103 (2021-10-24). Nuclear Option Against Russia — German Dreams Of World War III. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | You can read this article in German: Although she is only temporarily in office due to the upcoming change of government, the German minister of defence, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, is tightening the escalation screw against Russia even further. | On October 21, on the side-lines of the NATO summit in Brussels, she gave an interview to Deutschlandfunk radio in which she threatened Russia with the use of nuclear weapons if the country did not bow to NATO's guidelines. The B…

A Concordian (2021-10-24). Tuesday 10/26: Say No to Seeno & Phil Tagami. indybay.org Concord city hall, 1950 Parkside Drive…

UFCLP, FSP, Si Cobus, (2021-10-24). Wednesday 10/27: Solidarity Rally For Fired Namibian Rossing Miners. indybay.org San Francisco Chinese Consulate | 1450 Laguna St/Geary St. | San Francisco…

Extinction Rebellion, Youth v Apocolypse more (2021-10-24). Friday 10/29: SF March & Street Mural: Defund Climate Chaos & Fossil Fuels Global Day of Action. indybay.org Outside of BlackRock HQ, 400 Howard St., San Francisco, CA | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

David Skripac (2021-10-24). What Are the Truly Verifiable Facts Surrounding COVID-19? globalresearch.ca Incisive and carefully researched article by David Skripac, first published on Global Research on August 14, 2020 "Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that …

Alejandra Marks (2021-10-24). Underground Activists in Brazil Fight for Women's Reproductive Rights. zcomm.org Abortion activism networks support and guide women through at-home procedures in Brazil's legally restrictive and socially conservative landscape…

Emir Sader (2021-10-24). Brasil: Lula es el antiBolsonaro. globalizacion.ca Primero, no se trata de dos posiciones extremistas, de derecha la de Bolsonaro, de izquierda la de Lula da Silva (foto). No hay duda de que Bolsonaro representa posiciones de extrema derecha, que están aquí para quedarse en Brasil, aunque…

Ulson Gunnar (2021-10-24). The Dangers of Human Gene Editing. globalresearch.ca This incisive article published by Global Research on June 5, 2015 outlines what we are living now, with the introduction of the mRNA vaccine which modifies the human genome. | ***. | "Perhaps no technology yet has been poised to change the …

UFCLP (2021-10-24). Tuesday 10/26: All Out! No More Tax Dollars for Billionaire Fisher's Stadium. indybay.org Alameda Board of Supervisors | 1221 Oak St. | Oakland, CA…

Andy Kroll (2021-10-24). The Path to a Livable Future. tomdispatch.com This month will mark a critical juncture in the struggle to avoid climate catastrophe. At the COP26 global climate summit kicking off next week in Glasgow, Scotland, negotiators will be faced with the urgent need to get the world economy off the business-as-usual track that will take the Earth up to and beyond 3 degrees Celsius of excess heating before this century's end, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Yet so far, the pledges of rich nations to cut greenhouse-gas emissions have been far too weak to rein in the temperature rise. Meanwhile, the Biden administration's climate plan…

teleSUR, JL (2021-10-24). Asesinan a líder social en Colombia, el número 143 en el 2021. telesurtv.net Desde la firma del Acuerdo de Paz en 2016, en el país se han asesinado 1.258 líderes sociales.

Anonymous669 (2021-10-24). Saudi-led Coalition Destroys Booby-Trapped Boat In Al-Hudaydah, Strikes Houthis In Ma'rib (Photos, Video). southfront.org Illustrative image. | On October 24, the Saudi-led coalition announced that its warplanes had destroyed a booby-trapped boat of the Houthis (Ansar Allah) off the coast of the western Yemeni province of al-Hudaydah. | In a statement shared by the Saudi Press Agency, the Saudi-led coalition said that the water-borne improvised explosive device (WBIED) was hidden in the Island of Kamaran. According to the coalition, the boat was being prepared for an "imminent attack"."The [Houthi] militia continues to violate the script…

Stop the RV Ban (2021-10-24). Tuesday 10/26: RV Ban: First Reading of "Oversized Vehicle" Ordinance at Santa Cruz City Council. indybay.org The RV Parking Ban is #25 on the city council meeting agenda and will be heard after 1: 00 PM (sometime in the afternoon or early evening). | Click on Zoom link (no time delay): zoom.us/j/94684401344 | Online at http: //www.cityofsantacruz.com/government/city-council/council-meetings…

Celeste McGovern (2021-10-24). Vaccine Researcher Admits 'Big Mistake,' Says Spike Protein Is Dangerous 'Toxin'. globalresearch.ca First published in …

Anonymous007 (2021-10-24). Military Situation In Yemen On October 24, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 212 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On October 23, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 16 airstrikes on the Jubah district | On October 23, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 3 airstrikes on the Sarwah district | On October 23, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 3 airstrikes on the Hazm district | On October 23, Saudi-led coalition warplanes c…

Anonymous103 (2021-10-24). India Deploys Advanced Anti-Aircraft Guns In High Altitude Border Standoff With China. southfront.org Indian Army artillery Unit | Originally published on Two weeks ago the Chinese and Indian militaries announced that the latest round of peace talks amid the 17-month standoff along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) separating India from China have failed. The 13th round of talks collapsed after China accused the India side with issuing "unrealistic and unreasonable" demands. | The Indian Army has within the past days announced the fresh deployment of batteries of upgraded…

Staff (2021-10-24). Twitter's Dorsey warns of surging inflation after his platform 'mistakenly' censors GOP lawmaker's video about… inflation. rt.com Jack Dorsey may have to censor himself after the Twitter CEO tweeted that hyperinflation will soon grip the US and global economies. The observation, which does not align with the mainstream media narrative, drew pushback online. | Hyperinflation is going to change everything. It's happening.— jack‚ö°Ô∏è (@jack) "Hyperinflation is going to change everything," Dorsey said on Friday night. "It's happening." When Nigerian businessman Tayo Oviosu — who, like Dorsey, i…

Extinction Rebellion, 350.org, more grps (2021-10-24). Thursday 11/11: Bay Area COP26 Rebellion: March & Rally to Demand Climate Emergency Action Now! indybay.org San Francisco Ferry Building, 1 Ferry Building, San Francisco, CA 94111; Peaceful protest | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

teleSUR, lvm, JL (2021-10-24). Felicitan al músico argentino Charly García en sus 70 años. telesurtv.net El Centro Cultural Néstor Kirchner celebró el cumpleaños de Charly García con una jornada dedicada a su obra.

Eric Nepomuceno (2021-10-24). Otra crisis seria en el Brasil de Jair Bolsonaro. globalizacion.ca La semana terminó con un muy fuerte desgaste del ya desgastado ministro de Economía, Paulo Guedes, con la renuncia de los principales integrantes de su equipo, con la decisión del gobierno de romper el techo del presupuesto nacional de 2022…

Chloe DS (2021-10-24). As COVID-19 spreads, protesters ramp up calls for refugees to be released from hotel detention. greenleft.org.au Protesters gathered outside the Park Hotel in Carlton to demand that the refugees be immediately released. Chloe DS reports.

Peter Koenig (2021-10-24). Testaments and Blood Samples to Establish a "Global DNA Data Bank"? globalresearch.ca

ANSWER Coalition Bay Area (2021-10-24). Sunday 10/31: SF Speakout/Rally: Let Cuba Live, Stop the U.S. Blockade, No CIA Coups! indybay.org Powell + Market Street, San Francisco…

teleSUR, JGN (2021-10-24). Tormenta Rick amenaza a las costas del Pacífico mexicano. telesurtv.net México aún se recupera de los efectos del huracán Pamela, que ingresó a tierra el pasado 13 de octubre y causó unos 10.000 damnificados.

Staff (2021-10-24). 24yo head armorer on Alec Baldwin's movie set described as 'a bit careless with the guns' at previous job — media. rt.com The armorer who was preparing prop guns at the set of Alec Baldwin's movie 'Rust' was reportedly seen doing her job in an unsafe manner on an earlier production, including handing an unchecked gun to a child actress. | Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, 24, was working her second production as head armorer when actor and producer Baldwin accidentally shot dead the film's director of photography, Halyna Hutchins, and wounded director Joel Souza. It was later revealed that Baldwin was assured by his assistant director that the gun was "cold," or safe to use, moments before he pulled the trigger. | A new report has suggested…

Staff (2021-10-24). Fire erupts on board of cargo ship off Canada's coast after hazmat containers catch fire, sending toxic fumes in the air. rt.com A giant container ship with some 52 kilograms (114 pounds) of hazardous materials on board has been burning off the coast of Canada's British Columbia province. The fire reportedly started with the hazmat cargo igniting. | The fire broke out on the @CoastGuardCAN

Anonymous669 (2021-10-24). Muslim Al-Shishani Vows To Fight Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham Until Death In New Recording. southfront.org Muslim Abu Walid al-Shishani while leading an offensive in northern Lattakia in 2014. | Infamous Chechen leader Muslim Abu Walid al-Shishani vowed to fight al-Qaeda-affiliated Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), the de-facto ruler of the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib, until death in a new audio recording shared by his supporters on October 23. | Al-Shishani, whose real name is Murad Iraklievich Margoshvili, is a Georgian citizen. He reportedly fought against Russian government forces in t…

teleSUR- lvm, JCM (2021-10-24). Cuba rechaza amenaza de EE.UU. contra seguridad nacional. telesurtv.net Estas declaraciones del jefe de Estado están sustentadas a partir de las proyecciones de EE.UU., encabezadas por Juan González, principal asesor para Latinoamérica del presidente estadounidense.

Lynda Carson (2021-10-24). In the clutches of Pfizer and Big Pharma. indybay.org The Revolving Door Of The FDA And Big Pharma:…

WSWS repost (2021-10-24). Texas official tells "terrified" educators to teach "opposing views" on the Holocaust. indybay.org In an expression of the far-right atmosphere coursing through Texas schools, the director of curriculum in one district indicates that educators must teach "both sides" of the Holocaust or risk their jobs.

sputniknews (2021-10-24). More Than 10,000 Sequoias Must Be Removed After California Wildfires, National Parks Reveal. sputniknews.com The KNP Complex fire has been burning in California's Sequoia National Forest and the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks since September 9, when the Colony and Paradise Fires merged. According to park officials, about 60% of the lightning-induced fire has been contained.

Akio Tanaka (2021-10-24). Misstatements Regarding the "Pacifica Lawsuit" indybay.org Pacifica did file a complaint against New Day; however there has not been any court judgment on the complaint.

Anonymous669 (2021-10-24). Syrian Army Fired Precision-Guided Missile At Greater Idlib In Rare Attack (Photos). southfront.org File image. | On October 23, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) fired a precision-guided missile of an unidentified type at a warehouse located in the southern outskirts of the town of Ma'arrat Misrin in the Greater Idlib region. | The warehouse was likely a covert position of al-Qaeda-affiliate Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), the de-facto ruler of Greater Idlib. | The wreckage of the missile indicate that it was of Iranian origins, possibly made locally in Syria. The Roman number "IV" can be seen on one of the missile's pie…

Homar Garcés (2021-10-24). El declive estadounidense, China y el auge decolonial. globalizacion.ca Sea como se quiera observar, la retirada de las tropas estadounidenses del territorio afgano ha hecho que muchas personas vaticinen un acelerado declive de su hegemonía a nivel mundial, especialmente cuando en el horizonte se yergue China como potencia económica…

Helen Walsh (2021-10-24). Thursday 10/28: Rally to ReStore Muni Lines! indybay.org San Francisco Grove Street between Van Ness and Polk Street…

Steve Early (2021-10-24). New Deal Recycling: Can a Federal Writers Project Rise Again? zcomm.org U.S. Rep. Ted Lieu's proposed $60 million federal investment in "cultural infrastructure" would lead to the re-hiring of writers, editors, fact-checkers, publishing assistants, librarians, and historians who lost work and income due to the pandemic…

Center for Biological Diversity (2021-10-24). San Luis Obispo County Approves Disputed Drilling at Arroyo Grande Oilfield. indybay.org Hearing Comes After Discovery of Covert Drilling Approvals…

Youth for Climate Justice, more (2021-10-24). Friday 10/29: Climate Walkout Strike in Santa Cruz. indybay.org Converge at Well's Fargo, River St., Santa Cruz at 2pm…

teleSUR, JCM (2021-10-24). Caravana de migrantes parte de Chiapas a la Ciudad de México. telesurtv.net El grupo cuenta con el acompañamiento de Irineo Mújica, director de Pueblos sin Fronteras y Luis García Villagrán, del Centro de Dignificación Humana.

Anonymous669 (2021-10-24). Satellite Images: Attack on US Al-Tanf Garrison In Syria Inflicted Some Serious Damage. southfront.org US forces at Tanf base along the Syrian-Iraqi border, via Wiki Commons. | The The images, which were released on October 24, confirmed that at least three sections of the garrison were hit; the barracks, the main building complex and a structure located right next to the main communicati…

sputniknews (2021-10-24). Gun Involved in Killing Halyna Hutchins Was Reportedly Used by Crew Off-Set for Fun. sputniknews.com On Thursday, famous American actor Alec Baldwin accidentally shot and mortally wounded a camerawoman, Halyna Hutchins, and injured a film director, Joel Souza, during the shooting of "Rust", a new western.

teleSUR, JCM (2021-10-24). Descubren en México fosas clandestinas con restos óseos. telesurtv.net Se confirmó el hallazgo de fosas con restos humanos durante los primeros tres días de búsqueda en una antigua mina de arena.

Eric Nepomuceno (2021-10-24). Bolsonaro, presidente corroído. globalizacion.ca El informe leído por el senador de oposición Renan Calheiros el pasado miércoles cerró la etapa de trabajos de la Comisión Parlamentaria de Investigaciones (CPI) dedicada a examinar, en el Senado, quienes son los responsables por la más letal crisis…

teleSUR, JCM (2021-10-24). Identifican restos de joven desaparecido en Popayán, Colombia. telesurtv.net El joven estudiante Brayan Alexander Arias Muñoz desapareció la época del Paro Nacional.

Peter Koenig (2021-10-24). COVID and Zero Tolerance for the Unvaccinated. globalresearch.ca

gay shame (2021-10-24). Saturday 10/30: No Cops No Fee Make Bart & Muni Free. indybay.org Castro MUNI station, Castro and Market Street in San Francisco…

Center for Biological Diversity (2021-10-24). Santa Barbara County Planning Commission Rejects ExxonMobil's Plan to Restart Offshore Platforms, Truck Oil. indybay.org Commissioners Vote 3-2 Against Project, Joining Strong Community Opposition…

The Daily Expose (2021-10-24). Child Deaths Are 52% Higher than the 5-year-average Since They Were Offered the COVID-19 Vaccine, after Previously Being 14% Down According to ONS Data. globalresearch.ca

teleSUR- lvm, JL (2021-10-24). Encuentran reclusos ahorcados en penitenciaría de Ecuador. telesurtv.net Los decesos ocurrieron en la Penitenciaría del Litoral, en la ciudad costera de Guayaquil.

Hans Rackwitz (2021-10-24). The 1.5 target calls for an eco-socialist revolution. indybay.org The only responsible way forward is the IPCC's P1 scenario, which envisages rapid and radical interventions in existing production, transport and consumption structures, i.e. a massive industrial transformation and deconstruction in the main capitalist countries (15ff.). In the social struggle, the politically and culturally highly fragmented class of wage earners comes to class consciousness.

Anonymous669 (2021-10-24). Russian Warplanes Hammer Greater Idlib For Second Day In Row (Videos, Photos). southfront.org 2712070 10/04/2015 Russian servicemen attach a Kh-25 high-precision missile to a Su-24 aircraft at the Khmeimim airbase in Syria. Dmitriy Vinogradov/RIA Novosti | On October 24, a new wave of Russia airstrikes hit the northwestern Syrian region of Greater where several terrorists groups are present. | The airstrikes targeted the outskirts of the town of Jisr al-Shughur in the western countryside of Idlib. The town is an infamous stronghold of the al-Qaeda-affiliated Turkistan Islamic Party and Hay'at Ta…

reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2021-10-24). Enlaces de Red Latina sin fronteras 23.10.2021. indybay.org

Anonymous103 (2021-10-24). Russia Will Allow Israel to Attack Syria With Impunity. southfront.org Prime Minister Naftali Bennett (C) speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) while accompanied by Housing Minister Ze'ev Elkin who acted as a translator at Putin's residence in Sochi, Russia on October 22, 2021 (Kobi Gidon/GPO) | Originally published on Israel likes to attack Syria, and while officials will mostly claim it's about Iran, such strikes continue with alarming regularity, the only pause being when Israel is unsure if Russia is still comfortable with them. | This summer Russia sug…

David Swanson (2021-10-24). Talk World Radio: Daniel Ellsberg on the Most Dangerous Missiles. warisacrime.org Talk World Radio is recorded as audio and video on Riverside.fm. Here is this week's video and all the videos on Youtube. Daniel Ellsberg is a former U.S. military analyst employed by the RAND Corporation who precipitated a national uproar in 1971 when he released the Pentagon Papers, the U.S. military's account of activities during …

Center for Biological Diversity (2021-10-24). After Spill, Legal Petition Urges Biden Administration to End Oil Drilling Off California. indybay.org Petition Asks for Suspension, Cancellation of All Leases in Federal Waters…

sputniknews (2021-10-24). Top UK Army Bosses Accused of 'Covering Up' Killing of Kenyan Woman by British Soldier. sputniknews.com 21-year-old Kenyan woman Agnes Wanjiru disappeared in March 2012; her body was later discovered in a septic tank of the Lions Court Inn in Nanyuki, close to a UK army camp, two months later, with a post-mortem revealing she'd died as a result of stab wounds to her chest and abdomen.

Fight Back (2021-10-24). Minnesotans press Klobuchar to vote against Iron Dome funding. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – On October 20 people rallied in the rain to protest the Iron Dome Supplemental Appropriations Act, a proposed bill which would earmark another $1 billion in U.S. military aid to Israel on top of the $3.8 billion already allocated. The protest of over 20 people targeted Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar because the bill is coming to the U.S. Senate. The Anti-War Committee, the initiator of the protest, applauded the nine members of Congress, including Minnesota's own Ilhan Omar, who voted against this extra $1 billion in funding. | Israel is the largest recipient of U.S. foreign aid in the world. T…

Dan Yaseen (2021-10-23). Speaking Truth to Empire with Joan Roelofs. warisacrime.org Speaking Truth to Empire on KFCF 88.1 FM independently owned and locally operated in Fresno since 1975, Dan Yaseen interviews Joan Roelofs. She is Professor Emerita of Political Science, Keene State College, New Hampshire. She is the author of Foundations and Public Policy: The Mask of Pluralism and Greening Cities. A community education short course …

_____ (2021-10-23). Pandora Papers: Who Needs Exotic Tax Havens When the U.S. is Already a Big One? strategic-culture.org Sam Pizzigati co-edits inequality.org which researches and highlights the growing wealth gap in the United States. The organization is widely respected as non-partisan, and has produced numerous papers and books on the subject which are used as critical resources by civic society and policymakers in the fight against economic inequality. | The answer is simple, says author and researcher Sam Pizzigati who coedits

teleSUR, drl, JDO (2021-10-23). Pdte. Ecuador se rehúsa otra vez a fiscalización legislativa. telesurtv.net La Fiscalía de Ecuador decidió abrir una investigación por presunta defraudación tributaria, todo por los Pandora Papers.

Staff (2021-10-23). US 'Justice' Now After Former Minister of Foreign Trade José Vielma Mora — the Goal is to Starve Venezuelans. orinocotribune.com On Thursday, October 21, the Department of Justice of the United States government reported about a formal accusation issued at a US court against five persons allegedly linked to a corruption plot through the Local Supply and Production Committees (CLAP) program of Venezuela. One of those five is Venezuela's National Assembly deputy, José Vielma Mora. | A federal jury in the Southern District of Florida issued a formal indictment, which was filed on October 7, nine days before the kidnapping of Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab from Cape Verde, against three Colombian citizens and two Venezuelans, for their alleged…

A Guest Author (2021-10-23). Alex Saab: Diplomático secuestrado habla en la corte. workers.org La siguiente declaración fue hecha en un Tribunal Federal de los Estados Unidos en Miami, el 16 de octubre. La declaración fue editada a la ligera. Mi nombre es Alex Nain Saab Moran con pasaporte diplomático venezolano número 045778720. Soy enviado especial con inmunidad diplomática para la Federación Rusa y . . . |

Editor2 (2021-10-23). Alex Saab's Extradition Proves the Hard Truth of 'Soft' US Imperialism. orinocotribune.com By Carlos Cruz Mosquera — Oct 21, 2021 | Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab has been extradited to the US on thinly-veiled political grounds — but the media and 'humanitarian' NGOs are all too happy to toe the State Department's line. | For over six years, the US government has enforced unilateral sanctions against Venezuela in what UN experts have called a breach of the country's human rights and a violation of international law. A UN-commissioned

teleSUR (2021-10-23). Solidarity Committees With Venezuela Support Alex Saab's Cause. telesurenglish.net Friends of Venezuela Solidarity Committees called on the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to condemn the extradition of Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab to the U.S. | RELATED: | The Committees recalled that Saab's extradition represents a dangerous precedent as it violates the international treaties on diplomatic relations. | The activists also warned that The United Nations Human Rights Committee, the West African (…

Anand Naidoo (2021-10-23). The Heat: U.S. worker shortages and voting rights. america.cgtn.com Worker shortages, strikes and supply chain disruptions. How is this affecting the U.S. economy and can the infrastructure bill save the day?

Ezra Brain (2021-10-23). Cinematographer's Death by Prop Gun Is Not Just a Tragedy. It's a Labor Issue. truthout.org Halyna Hutchins was killed at her workplace Thursday. She was 42 years old and was shot to death on a film set after an actor fired what should have been a prop gun. Official reports state that the gun was supposed to be filled with blanks, but the circumstances surrounding Hutchins's death and the injury of the film's director, Joel Souza, are still hazy. What is clear, however, is that the crew of the film had voiced concerns over safety on set for weeks. The entire camera crew, except Hut…

Staff (2021-10-23). 26 October, San Diego: Film Screening of "Fedayin: Georges Abdallah's Fight" samidoun.net Tuesday, 26 October 6: 30 pm San Diego State University (exact location TBA) Register for location and more info: bit.ly/pymsjpfilm Facebook: www.facebook.com/events/1825724314303423… The Palestinian Youth Movement San Diego and Students for Justice in Palestine SDSU are joining the call to action by organizing a public screening of the new and acclaimed film, "Fedayin," which chronicles the […] | The article

New Atlas (2021-10-23). Facebook and Washington vs Internet Sovereignty. newatlas.report October 23, 2021 (Brian Berletic — NEO) — Another serious warning sign of Washington's interest in expanding its campaign of global interference was sounded during a hearing in front of the US Congress featuring Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen. While at face value it appears to be a promising step in the direction of reining in …

Anonymous103 (2021-10-23). 'Build Back… You Know, The Thing': Americans Have No Idea What's In Biden's Economic Plan. southfront.org Illustrative Image | Originally published on While Congressional Democrats spar over the ultimate size of President Biden's "Build Back Better" economic plan,

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-10-23). Spain Delays Extradition of 'El Pollo' Carvajal to the US. orinocotribune.com On Friday, October 22, the National Court of Spain again suspended Hugo "El Pollo" Carvajal's extradition to the US, after it had already determined to proceed with the extradition of the Venezuelan military deserter two days earlier. | According to the official declaration from the Court, communicated by the Third Section of the Criminal Matters Chamber, everything is following the sequential stages of the legal process. These stages constitute the fulfillment of an order and a mandate or judicial resolution that had to be executed previously. | The court document states that "for the sake of an effective judici…

Ricardo Vaz (2021-10-23). Venezuela: ConocoPhillips Closer to Enforcing $9.7B Award After Guaidó Opposition Misses Payments. venezuelanalysis.com The opposition leader has drawn fierce criticism for his handling of foreign assets and international arbitration cases.

_____ (2021-10-23). Shocking Death On Set Shows What's At Stake In IATSE Contract Fight. popularresistance.org The union representing 60,000 film and television crew workers reached a tentative agreement with Hollywood producers October 16. The deal averted a first-ever national strike by the Theatrical and Stage Employees (IATSE), which was set to begin the next night—at least for the time being. The contracts will be voted on in the next several weeks. | Matthew Loeb, IATSE president since 2008, hailed the agreement as "historic." But though Loeb calls the agreement a "Hollywood ending," for the tens of thousands of members who voted to authorize a strike, the credits aren't rolling yet. Initial responses on socia…

Joachim Guilliard (2021-10-23). Humanitarian cost of post-9/11/01 U.S. and NATO wars tops 4 million dead. workers.org U.S. post-9/11 wars left Libya in ruins, and killed millions worldwide. The author is an anti-imperialist German analyst of the U.S./NATO wars in Central and West Asia. Translation: by John Catalinotto. According to the latest report from the Costs of War Project at Brown University in Rhode Island, the wars . . . |

_____ (2021-10-23). International Tribunal Seeks To Charge US Government With Crimes Against Humanity. popularresistance.org In this era of police violence, pandemic worries, and economic crisis, it is no surprise that U.S. (and local) government agencies have a poor track record of sharing information honestly and directly—especially information about their own complicity in actions and policies that are undemocratic, militaristic, racist, sexist or otherwise oppressive. | Basic truths about the society we live in are actively suppressed and denied—including truths about the imprisonment of those whose political views and actions challenge the powers that be. | Though the growth of the prison industry has been well documen…

Joachim Hagopian (2021-10-23). Elite's Depopulation Agenda Is Now Irrefutable. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2021-10-23). Russia and Bolivia Call for the End of Illegal Sanctions Against Venezuela and Cuba. orinocotribune.com Senior diplomatic officials of Russia and Bolivia denounced US interference in Latin America and advocated for the end of the US blockade against Venezuela and Cuba. | On Friday, October 22, at a joint press conference held in Moscow, the Russian capital, Bolivian Foreign Affairs Minister Rogelio Mayta and his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, denounced the interventionist actions of the US and its allies in the sovereign countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, and demanded the lifting of the blockades imposed on Venezuela and Cuba. | Both diplomats stressed that the US is resorting to unilateral coercive…

_____ (2021-10-23). 'March Of Millions' In Sudan Revives Spirit Of December Revolution. popularresistance.org Demanding a full transfer of state power from military to civilian authority, millions of pro-democracy protesters took to the streets in a show of force in cities and towns across Sudan on Thursday, October 21. | "The rallies and marches went on for kilometers long," said Osman Saeed Abu Kumbal, a member of the Sudanese Communist Party (SCP) who took part in the protest in Omdurman, the twin city of capital Khartoum. | Some protesters in Omdurman were injured when the riot police intermittently fired rubber bullets and even live ammunition as the rally marched towards the parliament building, which has remained…

Victoria Torres (2021-10-23). Play Ball! Everything Ready for Baseball Season in Venezuela. orinocotribune.com Starting from October 23, the 2021-2022 season of the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League (LVBP) comes into full gear. The league teams already have the majority of their players ready, and the matches will be held with 40% audience capacity in stadiums and will adhere to strict biosecurity measures. | According to the LVBP official website, the announcement was officially made on Wednesday, October 20, at the La Guaira Forum in Macuto, which was presided over by LVBP President Giuseppe Palmisano, together with Mervin Maldonado, Venezuelan minister for Youth and Sports. The event was also attended by Juan Car…

In Defense of Liberation! (2021-10-23). Is learning about Marxism that important? And other questions about wtf were "supposed to be" doing. anchor.fm I start off this episode by discussing why and how I came to Marxism/communism, and I also discussed the importance of studying. Concrete analysis of concrete conditions is the only practical way to actually establishing a correct line and coming up with correct strategies and tactics. We have plenty of history to learn from, why do we refuse to learn it? Then I go into a discussion about how we should use this knowledge, while learning is important to doing. Praxis, or theory in action, is the most important part to a true Proletarian movement and revolution. Our actions cannot be misguided, our ideology should…

Miya Tada (2021-10-23). SOVEREIGNTY AND SOIL: BRAZILIAN LANDLESS MOVEMENT & AGROECOLOGY. peoplesforum.org Join us on at 3: 00pm EDT on Saturday, October 23rd for a screening of Brazilian Landless Movement & Agroecology and a discussion with Carol Sproule of Via Campesina!

Free Sean Swain (2021-10-23). Call-In Campaign to Keep Sean Swain in Ohio. itsgoingdown.org Call-in campaign for anarchist prisoner Sean Swain. In early 2019, intrepid anarchist author and prisoner was swept away by the ODRC without legal process (requiring a hearing) to the hands of Virginia. His time in VADOC was basically without incident, but due to circumstances beyond Sean's case (the interstate transfer agreement between VA & OH)…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-10-23). 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…

_____ (2021-10-23). Mi'kmaq Grandmothers And Water Protectors Celebrate Alton Gas Decommissioning. popularresistance.org Unceded Mi'kmaq Territory — After eight years of resistance led by grassroots Mi'kmaw grandmothers and water protectors to defend the Shubenacadie River from Alton Gas, the company has announced they will be decommissioning this project. | We wish to express with the utmost humility and gratitude our sincere thanks to Mi'kmaq rights holders, grandmothers, Elders, youth, and allies for all the support over the last eight years in standing to protect our sacred river. | It was the unity of all these people, and the diversity of their sincere efforts, that led to this day. | "My main concern has always been to…

G. Dunkel (2021-10-23). Do wage increases impact the unemployed? workers.org Why has David Card been co-awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences? Card, who teaches at UC Berkeley, did his research in the 1990s. The Committee obviously feels his research had major policy implications. (The research of the two other winners is more technical.) Hundreds of newspapers, web sites . . . |

Mickey Z. (2021-10-23). Planet of the Living Dead (Halloween 2021). dissidentvoice.org The only thing we have to fear… (the dude who signed Executive Order 9066) Halloween is an odd holiday. The ostensible concept — as it has evolved to become — is to shock, startle, frighten, petrify, horrify, and/or terrify… all while consuming enough high fructose corn syrup to keep the American Dental Association content for …

Corporate Watch (2021-10-23). How 'Green' Are Lithium Batteries? Rio Tinto Driving Ecological Destruction in Serbia's Jadar Valley. globalresearch.ca

Michael Welch (2021-10-23). Power: Limits and Prospects for Human Survival: A Conversation with Richard Heinberg. globalresearch.ca

Bryant Diaz (2021-10-23). La Cumbiamba NY Workshop and Performance. peoplesforum.org Join us this Saturday in-person for a free workshop and performance, celebrating the 20 year anniversary of La Cumbiamba NY. With traditional instruments such as the indigenous Gaita flutes and the Afro-Colombian drums, the group, led by multi-instrumentalist, composer and educator Martin Vejarano, has established itself as one of the finest Cumbia ensembles in the US.

It's Going Down (2021-10-23). Paul O'Banion on the Changing Terrain of the far-Right, Antifascism, and Community Self-Defense. itsgoingdown.org photo: Berkeley Antifa Long-time anarchist and antifascist organizer Paul O'Banion joins It's Going Down to discuss how the struggle against the far-Right and fascism must evolve and grow into a broader political struggle beyond (just) street confrontations in order to push back against the growing reactionary and white supremacist forces we face today. During our…

_____ (2021-10-23). Biden's Forest Service To Facilitate Quadrupling Of Oil Production. popularresistance.org Salt Lake city, Utah – In a massive blow to U.S. efforts to address the climate crisis, the Biden administration is poised to approve a right-of-way through the Ashley National Forest that would take the climate-damaging Uinta Basin Railway one step closer to being built. | The railway would enable crude oil production in the basin to quadruple to 350,000 barrels a day. Over a year, that much oil would produce planet-warming pollution conservatively estimated at 53 million tons of carbon dioxide — equivalent to the emissions from six of Utah's dirtiest coal plants. | At an October 22 meeting of the Seven Co…

Anonymous Contributor (2021-10-23). Forest Defenders Continue to Block Destruction of Rare Forest Habitat in Humboldt Redwoods State Park. itsgoingdown.org Action report on ongoing forest defense actions in Humboldt Redwoods State Park. photos via Blockadia This week, forest defenders are succeeding in slowing tree clearing using their bodies to protect sensitive and rare forest habitats from aggressive tree clearing from PG&E contractors in constant cold rain and wind. On Wednesday, October 19, supervisors from PG&E…

Juan Cole (2021-10-23). Becoming Typical Mideast Dictatorship, Apartheid Israel Declares Palestinian Human Rights Groups "Terrorists" juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — Al Jazeera English reports that on Friday, the Israeli government declared six human rights organizations active in the Occupied Palestinian West Bank to be terrorist organizations. The government of Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Foreign Minister Benny Gantz thus brought Israel into the grand tradition of modern Middle East dictatorships. …

ProPublica (2021-10-23). Oath Keepers in the State House: How a Militia Movement Took Root in the Republican Mainstream. juancole.com By Isaac Arnsdorf | — A membership roster for the Oath Keepers, a violent extremist group whose followers have been charged in the Jan. 6 insurrection, includes state lawmakers, congressional candidates, and local government and GOP officials. ( ProPublica) — North Carolina state representative Mike Clampitt swore an oath to uphold the Constitution after his …

TASS (2021-10-23). US military eliminates one of Al-Qaeda leaders in northwest Syria. tass.com The strike was delivered with the use of a drone…

TASS (2021-10-23). Afghanistan's new authorities aim at improving living standards, says Russian diplomat. tass.com According to Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova, Russia keeps closely following the developments regarding a poor humanitarian situation in Afghanistan…

Yves Engler (2021-10-23). Enabling the "Cancel Culture" of Israeli Nationalists. dissidentvoice.org The Israel lobby regularly torments people and seeks to undermine their ability to make a living. While increasing numbers of Canadians are wise to their slander campaigns, some progressives still end up aligning with the bullies who have misused the term anti-Semitism to intimidate and silence. The list of good people who have been put …

Anonymous669 (2021-10-23). Russian Airstrikes Hit Militant Underground Positions In Greater Idlib (Videos, Photos). southfront.org A Russian Su-24 strike aircraft in the sky over the Khmeimim airbase in Syria. Photo: Dmitriy Vinogradov / RIA Novosti | On October 23, warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces carried out a series of airstrikes on the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib where several terrorist group are active. | The airstrikes targeted the outskirts of the towns of Kansafra and al-Bara in the al-Zawiya Mount in the southern countryside of Idlib. | Footage of the airstrikes shared by Syrian activists indicate…

Angela (2021-10-23). Saturday 10/23: Free virtual screening of the film "Slingshot Hip Hop" indybay.org

Geraldina Colotti (2021-10-23). The "Green Conscience" of the Rich. orinocotribune.com By Geraldina Colotti — Oct 15, 2021 | During the Third China-CELAC Forum on Science, Technology, and Innovation, the Venezuelan Deputy Minister for Research and Application of Knowledge, Francisco Durán, said that it is necessary to make a critical reflection on the aspiration of perpetual economic growth since it is not feasible and has caused an extraordinary planetary environmental crisis. In addition, he reiterated that it is still possible to rectify courses and establish which are the real necessities for life and which are fictitious factors that do not justify the environmental impact. | It is a visi…

Claire Lecoeuvre (2021-10-23). The Virtues of a 28-hour Week: Work less, pollute less. indybay.org The number of workers is growing faster than the amount of work available. We live in a society where work is poorly distributed. Three days off for every four days worked could be liberating. The goal would be increased well-being, gaining time and losing a kind of consumption not really synonymous with pleasure & happiness.

WSWS (2021-10-23). Parent denounces full reopening of schools across Brazil. wsws.org "Brazil is a leader in deaths of young people from the coronavirus. How can I not defend my child from this?"

Yves Engler (2021-10-23). The 'cancel culture' of Israel lobby in Canada. mronline.org The list of good people who have been put through the "cancel culture" ringer by the Israel lobby is long. Hundreds, probably thousands, of Canadians have lost jobs and contracts or simply been tormented by the Israel lobby for supporting Palestinians.

Joann Wypijewski (2021-10-23). India Walton Didn't Come Out of Nowhere. zcomm.org Buffalo's transformation is the fruit of years of struggle…

David Giesen (2021-10-23). Saturday 10/23: Where YIMBY greets NIMBY: the walking tour. indybay.org American Youth Hostel | 312 Mason Street | San Francisco | (we meet in the lobby)…

Editor (2021-10-23). Cuba now part of China's 'Belt and Road Energy' alliance. mronline.org Cuba joined the Alliance for Energy of the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), a project to build an international mega-platform for cooperation and exchange under the principle of shared profit.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-23). 30-member NATO Integrated Air and Missile Defence Committee briefed on "delivery of Air and Space Power across the entire spectrum of joint operations" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATO Committee Sees Air Command and Control Concept in Practice On 20 October, the members of NATO's Integrated Air and Missile Defence Policy Committee (IAMD PC) visited Allied Air Command, Ramstein, Germany, and the exercise Steadfast Jupiter to see how the NATO Command Structure Joint Force Air Component (JFAC) contributes to this major command post …

Kit Klarenberg (2021-10-23). Handing Out Sweets: How British Propaganda Steers Events in West Asia. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous007 (2021-10-23). Military Situation In Yemen On October 23, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 215 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On October 22, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 17 airstrikes on the Jubah district | On October 22, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted an airstrike on the Kitaf district | On October 22, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted an airstrike on the Boqa district | On October 22, Saudi-led coalition warplanes co…

teleSUR, yart, JDO (2021-10-23). Indígenas colombianos rechazan desalojo y exigen ser escuchados. telesurtv.net Los integrantes de la comunidad embera aseguran que no se van a ir del Parque Nacional, en Bogotá, pues no se dieron garantías para un diálogo.

WSWS (2021-10-23). British government prepares fascistic "push back" of migrants and asylum seekers in English Channel. wsws.org A provision in the Nationality and Borders Bill states that officials would "not be liable to any criminal or civil proceedings for anything done" when they forcibly "push back" dinghies carrying refugees seeking asylum into a busy commercial waterway.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-10-23). The "Killer Vaccine" Worldwide. 7.9 Billion People. globalresearch.ca The stated objective is to enforce the Worldwide vaccination of 7.9 billion people in more than 190 countries, to be followed by the imposition of a digitized "vaccine passport". The evidence of mortality and morbidity resulting from the vaccine is overwhelming. Needless to say this is a multi-billion dollar operation for Big Pharma.

WSWS (2021-10-23). COVID-19 surge spreads across Europe. wsws.org While Britain and Eastern Europe are particularly hard hit, with hundreds of deaths every day, the number of cases is again growing across the entire continent.

Anonymous669 (2021-10-23). YPG, Government Supporters Hold Protests In Tell Rifaat Amid Reports Of Near Turkish Attack (Videos). southfront.org Click to see full-size image. Source: the Hawar News Agency. | Civilians in the northern Syrian town of Tell Rifaat have organized a number of protests in response to reports of a near Turkish-led attack on the town and its surroundings. | Tell Rifaat, which is located right to the south of the Turkish-occupied area of Afrin, is held by Kurdish forces, namely the People's Protection Units (YPG). However, the Syrian Arab Army…

Jeff Cohen (2021-10-23). The Big Lie in Rahm Emanuel's Senate Testimony. zcomm.org This was an open-and-shut case, and it started leaking to community leaders and independent journalists that the police claim about McDonald having lunged at police was totally false.

Anonymous669 (2021-10-23). Satellite Images Show Heavy Damage At Saudi Military Camp Targeted By The Houthis. southfront.org Illustrative image. | New satellite images have confirmed that the Saudi military's Jizan Force camp sustained heavy material damage as a result of the The Yemeni group launched five ballistic missiles of an unidentified type at the camp, which is located in southern Saudi Arabia. Only one of the missil…

Mel Gurtov (2021-10-23). Gravy train: Corporate profiteering on national defense. zcomm.org War in the Middle East since 1990 has cost the US roughly $7 trillion. Yet the United States evidently can't afford a $3.5 trillion bill for the well-being of all its citizens—a real national security bill…

news.un (2021-10-23). From the Field: Costa Rica points the way to a sustainable world. news.un.org Costa Rica is one of the winners of the inaugural UN-backed Earthshot Prize, in recognition of the Central American country's efforts to reverse damage to its environment and develop in a sustainable manner.

_____ (2021-10-23). Biden Demands Ethiopia's Unconditional Surrender. popularresistance.org Under his leadership, the US has been at war with Ethiopia since last November, when its former puppet, the Tigray People's Liberation Front, attacked a federal Ethiopian army base in Mekelle, the capital of the country's Tigray Region. Tigrayans are only 6% of Ethiopia's population, but the TPLF ruled the whole nation with an iron fist from 1991 to 2018, when popular uprisings forced them from power. | This is hybrid warfare, which may include official censure, mass media disinformation campaigns, sanctions, financial strangulation by the IMF and World Bank, proxy war, special military operations, covert operati…

Editor (2021-10-23). Multimillionaire counterrevolutionary: Mark R. Levin's new book 'American Marxism'. mronline.org Every thuggish movement needs its cover of respectability and even scholarly, theoretical pillars.

Sharon Kelly (2021-10-23). Fossil fuel plant run by William Koch at heart of EPA investigation into racism in Texas's environmental oversight. nationofchange.org "My hope is that they will thoroughly investigate their emissions and their impact on the community and draw what we believe to be an inescapable conclusion that Oxbow is an eminent danger to the life and health of people in Port Arthur and southeast Texas."

_____ (2021-10-23). Chief Justice Of England And Wales Joins Bench For Assange Hearing. popularresistance.org Ian Duncan Burnett, the most powerful judge in England and Wales, will join Lord Justice Timothy Holroyde on the bench next week for the two-day U.S. appeal in the extradition case of WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange at the High Court in London, according to a spokesman at the Royal Courts of Justice. | Burnett, known as Baron Burnett of Maldon, was the High Court justice who on humanitarian grounds overturned a lower court ruling that British activist Lauri Love should be extradited to the United States. Burnett ruled in February 2018 that Love's extradition would be "oppressive by reason of his physical and m…

WSWS (2021-10-23). Five things every autoworker needs to know about the fight against COVID-19. wsws.org COVID-19 is still raging, and auto plants are a major source of spread. Here's what autoworkers need to know to protect themselves and bring the pandemic to an end.

sputniknews (2021-10-23). 'What am I Doing Here?' :Joe Biden's Baltimore CNN Town Hall Appearance Stirs Social Media Reactions. sputniknews.com US President Joe Biden spent most of the 90-minute town hall meeting hosted by CNN on Thursday addressing domestic issues – from tax policy to talks about infrastructure and spending legislation.

WSWS (2021-10-23). Educators across the US West Coast support October 24 webinar: "How to End the Pandemic" wsws.org Our committees fully support the fight for the global elimination of COVID-19 in order to save millions of lives worldwide.

WSWS (2021-10-23). Biden says US will go to war with China to defend Taiwan. wsws.org Biden's statement is another provocative step that undermines the basis of US-China diplomatic relations and intensifies the already acute tensions between the two countries.

WSWS (2021-10-23). Long COVID survivor urges people to attend October 24 webinar. wsws.org Katie said Long COVID survivors have been "forgotten and let down by the government and the medical establishment. I no longer feel like I am a part of society, I'm just coping with my symptoms every day."

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-23). 72 years later, Kremlin discovers NATO "was not created for peace" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com ==== Dmitry Peskov in July: "Indeed, Turkey is a NATO nation but, concurrently, our relations with Turkey are an example showing that partner relations can and must be built even with NATO countries, in the person of Turkey." The Kremlin spokesman expressed the hope that the situation in Russia's relations with NATO nations "is not …

Anonymous669 (2021-10-23). Fire Breaks Out At Strategic Iranian Port On Persian Gulf (Videos). southfront.org Screen grab from one of the videos showing the fire at Bandar Abbas Port. | On October 23, a massive fire broke out at one of the electricity stations in the port of Bandar Abbas on Iran's southern coast. | Iranian firefighters responded quickly to the fire, preventing it from spreading any further. No casualties have been reported, so far. The massive fire resulted in a blackout in several districts in Bandar Abbas city, the capital of the HormozgƒÅn province. | Some Iranian sources claimed that a "blast" was h…

teleSUR, JGN (2021-10-23). Asesinan a velocista olímpico Alex Quiñónez en Ecuador. telesurtv.net El homicidio ocurrió bajo el estado de excepción por 60 días decretado por el presidente ecuatoriano para combatir la delincuencia.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-10-23). Israel slaps terrorist tag on six major Palestinian human rights organizations. peoplesdispatch.org The decision allows Israel to close the offices, seize the assets and arrest the employees of the six Palestinian organizations. The organizations have been accused of having links with the leftist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP)…

WSWS repost (2021-10-23). AFSCME report indicts museums, claims unions offer "protection" indybay.org Museums and other institutions in the US have taken millions in federal money during the pandemic and, despite their ability in many cases to withstand the crisis, have proceeded to destroy tens of thousands of jobs.

Arun Gupta (2021-10-23). 10 years after Occupy Wall Street, its legacy remains strong. nationofchange.org Occupy rewrote the book on protests. It's time to turn the page.

Dr. Mike Yeadon (2021-10-23). Video: A Final Warning to Humanity from Former Pfizer Chief Scientist Michael Yeadon. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous669 (2021-10-23). US CENTCOM Says Senior Al-Qaeda Leader Was Killed In Recent Drone Strike On Syria's Raqqa. southfront.org A MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle prepares to land after a mission in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Brian Ferguson) | The US Central Command (CENTCOM) has taken cordite for the In an official statement, the command confirmed that the strike killed…

teleSUR, lvm, JGN (2021-10-23). Vacuna Sputnik V contribuye a inmunización en la India. telesurtv.net Según autoridades sanitarias, en la India el 30 por ciento de los adultos ha sido vacunado en su totalidad.

Global Research News (2021-10-23). Selected Articles: US' Attempt at Preserving Its Crumbling Hegemonic Status. globalresearch.ca There is no gainsaying that there has been relative peace and stability after the second World War, given the absence of another global war. Many alluded this international order to the so-called Pax Americana where American influence primarily brings peace …

teleSUR, lvm, MER (2021-10-23). Denuncian represión contra pueblo maya q'eqchi' en Guatemala. telesurtv.net Funcionarios policiales usaron gases lacrimógenos contra los manifestantes, dejando a varios afectados.

Editor (2021-10-23). Mumia Abu-Jamal: Militant journalism from behind enemy lines. mronline.org Mumia Abu-Jamal has spent nearly 40 years unjustly imprisoned after he was framed and convicted of killing a white police officer in Philadelphia.

Oakland Privacy (2021-10-23). Wednesday 11/17: Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State. indybay.org We will probably meet online in October and November due to Covid, as we did in September and August, although it is possible we will meet in-person at the OMNI Commons, as we have in the past before the pandemic, and did in July, assuming it is open and available. Please email contact@oaklandprivacy.org a few days before the meeting to get up-to-date location information or obtain Zoom meeting access info.

Peter Koenig (2021-10-23). The Spike Protein Is the Killer — Beware of mRNA "Vaccines" globalresearch.ca First published by Global …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-23). NATO: Women, War and Insecurity. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Women, War and Insecurity would be more to the point. The result of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 of 2000, the purpose of the Women, Peace and Security global initiative is in theory to address the alleged disproportionate impact of war on females. In fact what Western nations have pushed in the intervening 21 years …

Michael Hudson (2021-10-23). Biden Between BlackRock and a Hard Place. zcomm.org The Biden Administration is intertwined with Wall Street but must deliver some election promises to workers…

Julia Conley (2021-10-23). New Study Reveals Poor, Low-Income Voters Were Crucial in Toppling Trump in 2020. zcomm.org The findings challenge "the media-driven narrative… that white low-income voters are the de facto base of the Republican Party."

Staff (2021-10-23). National School Board Association backtracks after asking White House to label dissident parents 'domestic terrorists'. rt.com A national federation of school boards has issued a mea culpa after it was revealed the org had pressed the White House to label parents who oppose Covid restrictions as "domestic terrorists," apologizing after a wave of backlash. | The US National School Board Association (NSBA) issued a lengthy apology on Friday, acknowledging to members that a controversial letter to President Joe Biden "regarding threats and acts of violence against school board members" included inflammatory language while apologizing for the poorly worded missive. | "On behalf of the NSBA, we regret and apologize for the letter. To be cl…

teleSUR, lvm, HIM, MER (2021-10-23). Estudio revela asesinato de 34.918 niños y jóvenes en Brasil entre 2016 y 2020. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con el estudio, en Brasil un promedio de 7.000 niños y jóvenes son asesinados cada año.

Mike Whitney (2021-10-23). Will Vaccine-Linked Deaths Rise Sharply this Winter? globalresearch.ca First published on …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-10-23). Towards Technofascism: Vaccine Passports and the Inequality Virus in the Debate. libya360.wordpress.com Eder Peña As part of the normality that, like a promised land, they have repeatedly offered during the pandemic, some governments of the Global North have created mechanisms to control mobility based on the inoculation of vaccines against covid-19. The so-called vaccine passport has raised a debate that goes beyond vaccines and calls into question…

Ashley Curtin (2021-10-23). Plastic pollution in waterways likely to more than double by 2030, poses dire threat to biodiversity. nationofchange.org "This assessment provides the strongest scientific argument to date for the urgency to act, and for collective action to protect and restore our oceans from source to sea."

Talha Burki (2021-10-23). [World Report] Health at COP26. thelancet.com World leaders will soon gather in Glasgow for the much hyped climate change conference. Talha Burki looks at the health agenda.

teleSUR, yart, JDO (2021-10-23). Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo cumplen 44 años de lucha. telesurtv.net En homenaje a la Asociación, el Congreso Argentino Instituyó este día como Día Nacional por el Derecho a la Identidad.

March for Medicare for All (2021-10-23). Saturday 10/30: Day of the Dead Vigil and Rally for Medicare for All in San Francisco. indybay.org We will gather at Alta Plaza Park (Jackson St. & Steiner St.) in the Presidio neighborhood of San Francisco at 12 noon and proceed to Speaker Nancy Pelosi's residence in the style of a funeral procession.

Chuck Collins (2021-10-23). US billionaires are now $2.1 trillion richer than before the pandemic. nationofchange.org Not only did the wealth of U.S. billionaires grow, but so did their numbers: in March of last year, there were 614 Americans with 10-figure bank accounts. Today there are 745.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-23). Bayraktar TB2s in ten countries: Turkey to provide combat drones to Kyrgyzstan. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The deadly combat weapons, already tested by Turkey in Iraq, Libya, Syria, Nagorno-Karabakh and Ukraine, have been and will be provided to Albania, Angola, Azerbaijan, Ethiopia, Kyrgyzstan, Morocco, Poland, Qatar and Ukraine with no doubt more to come. ==== Kyrgyzstan becomes latest buyer of Turkish combat drones Kyrgyzstan is becoming the latest buyer of renowned …

Editor2 (2021-10-23). Systemic Crisis Further Exposes Inequalities: Poor Women's Global Struggle Against Hunger and Pandemic. orinocotribune.com By Misión Verdad — Oct 22, 2021 | Without a doubt, the global pandemic of covid-19 has had a devastating impact on the economy and, consequently, on the population. Its appearance has accelerated a systemic crisis that was already underway, and has brought to light the need for an urgent change in the dynamics of relations imposed by the capitalist system. | Although at the beginning of the pandemic many hopeful people believed that it would be an opportunity for a paradigm shift to occur, what we have seen until then has been a deepening of barbarism in which the common denominator has been the domination o…

Moderator (2021-10-23). Seeing the Future When No One Believes You. scheerpost.com In true Cassandra-style, no one who mattered paid the slightest attention to Barbara Lee when she warned against passing the Authorization for the Use of Military Force. [ By Rebecca Gordon | For decades, I kept a poster on my wall that I'd saved from the year I turned 16. In its upper left-hand corner was a black-and-white photo of a white man in a grey suit. Before him spread a cobblestone plaza. All you could see were the man and the stones. Its c…

WSWS (2021-10-23). Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and New Zealand. wsws.org Half a million South Korean workers strike over labour laws; India: Punjab public servants walk out for job permanency; Australia: Queensland government building apprentices strike…

Ella Fassler (2021-10-23). When Prison Guards Refuse Vaccines, Incarcerated People Pay the Price. truthout.org Tensions are reaching a boiling point as large swaths of prison guards continue to refuse COVID-19 vaccines despite mandates in some states for public sector employees. Vaccination rates for prison staff members The disputes are coming to a head during a raging pandemic where,…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-23). New batch of U.S. military aid arrives in Ukraine for war in the Donbass. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ukraine receives third batch of US military aid The third batch of additional US military aid arrived in Ukraine, including ammunition, anti-tank and precision weapons as the Defense Ministry of Ukraine reported. "Today, October 22, the third final batch of additional aid worth $60 million from the United States government for the needs of the …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-23). Azerbaijan: war against Nagorno-Karabakh opened Transport Corridor Europe-Caucasus-Asia prospects. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azerbaijan's liberated lands to contribute to expansion of TRACECA corridor — minister The liberated territories of Azerbaijan will contribute to the further development and expansion of the TRACECA [Transport Corridor Europe-Caucasus-Asia] corridor, Minister of Digital Development and Transport of Azerbaijan Rashad Nabiyev said, Trend reports. Nabiyev made the remark during the 15th session of the …

_____ (2021-10-23). As Harvard Study Reveals Limits of Mandatory Vaccine Regime, Joe Biden Should Let Americans Decide Their Own Fate. strategic-culture.org It would be wise to heed the words from the Harvard team at a time when society is being increasingly divided between two warring camps. | As millions of U.S. workers are about to be made redundant in the wake of the Biden administration's harsh vaccine mandate, a recent study by Harvard University, which appears to show no discernable link between people fully vaccinated and new COVID-19 cases, deserves a second look. | By all indications, there is a Cateogy-5 socio-economic hurricane barreling down on the United States, yet few people — least of all in the legacy media — are willing to talk about. Pos…

teleSUR, jaa, MER (2021-10-23). ONU: contaminación plástica en mares se triplicará para 2040. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con el estudio presentado, el plástico representa el 85 por ciento de los desechos que se encuentran en los mares.

_____ (2021-10-23). The Strategy Session. Episode 35. strategic-culture.org

Tanya Wadhwa (2021-10-23). Far-right strike in Bolivia once again a flop. peoplesdispatch.org Days before the strike, trade unions across the country announced that they wouldn't abide by the call, citing that the strike was politically motivated and sought destabilization of the ruling socialist government of President Luis Arce…

WSWS (2021-10-23). Workers oppose Deere's strikebreaking efforts, voice determination to fight. wsws.org Workers at farm implement company John Deere are expressing determination to continue their struggle even as the UAW union continues its effort to undermine and sabotage their fight.

WSWS (2021-10-23). Mobilize Dana workers to vote "no" on second sweatshop contract! Build rank-and-file committees to prepare for a strike! wsws.org Every Dana worker must vote "no" on the second tentative agreement and campaign actively among our co-workers for the biggest "no" vote possible. We must send a message loud and clear: Dana workers are united and we are ready to strike!

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