2021-11-10: News Headlines

Alan MacLeod (2021-11-10). The Facebook team that tried to swing Nicaragua's election is full of U.S. spies. mronline.org A tacit agreement between the government and Facebook appears to have been made: you can keep the profits, but we control the message. As such, a cynic might wonder what functional difference there is between Facebook and the national security state.

John Stanton (2021-11-10). World and Regional Powers Shape the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia Bites the Dust. dissidentvoice.org If the US aspires to protect its long-held vital interests and democratic values in its relations with Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa, it is time to reset its ill-consulted policies pushed by the Egyptian and Tigray rebel's paid US lobbyists, organizations that are interested in nothing but the destabilization of the Ethiopian State, and …

Ana Perdigón (2021-11-10). Luis Almagro Dusts Off Coup Script and Targets Nicaragua. orinocotribune.com This Tuesday, November 9, the secretary general of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, posted a message on his Twitter account revealing his intention of promoting a new coup d'état in the region—this time in Nicaragua—following the incontestable results that confirmed the victory of Daniel Ortega in the Central American country's elections this week. | Almagro, once again following Washington's directives, made his interventionist aims clear by calling for the rejection of the results of the general elections in Nicaragua which gave President Daniel Ortega the presidency with alm…

Danny Haiphong (2021-11-10). On American Patriotism: A Marxist Polemic. orinocotribune.com By Danny Haiphong — Nov 5, 2021 | The embrace of American patriotism, what some are calling "proletarian patriotism" within online circles, is yet another attempt to rebrand American nationalism. It is similar in character but different in form to the ongoing effort to rebrand the two-party system through the development of a "socialist" bloc within the Democratic Party's corporate jaws. Ideology is rendered an abstraction in each case rather than a reflection of the material conditions of society. The Democratic Party is a capitalist-owned party and therefore cannot but serve the interests of the capitalist…

WSWS (2021-11-10). House Select Committee announces sixteen new subpoenas targeting high-level Trump co-conspirators. wsws.org Subpoenaed individuals include senior advisors to Trump who were coordinating his extra-legal and paramilitary maneuvers to overthrow the election from inside and outside the White House.

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-10). U.S., NATO allies' warplanes continue drills over the Black Sea. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATO Allies cooperate across sea and air during exercise Castle Forge US F-15 Strike Eagles have successfully completed their second set of forward deployments to Bulgaria and Romania during exercise Castle Forge, returning to Greece on November 6, 2021. Two groups of US fighters forward deployed from Larissa Air Base (AB), Greece with one group …

Rishika Pardikar (2021-11-10). The U.S. Is Reneging On Its Climate Commitments. dailyposter.com

MEE, agencies (2021-11-10). Yemen: Journalist dies in bomb attack on way to hospital to give birth. middleeasteye.net Yemen: Journalist dies in bomb attack on way to hospital to give birth | Husband of Rasha Abdullah, who was also injured in the explosion in Aden, says he suspects Houthis were responsible | Wed, 11/10/2021 – 08: 08 | The bombing took place in the southern city of Aden, the temporary seat of Yemen's government (Reuters) | A pregnant Yemeni journalist was killed and her reporter husband wou…

Greta Thunberg (2021-11-10). Greta Thunberg at COP26: No more green-washing, we need action. greenleft.org.au Political leaders continue to ignore the consequences of their inaction, but history will judge them poorly and we will not accept it, argues Greta Thunberg.

WSWS (2021-11-10). John Deere strike at the crossroads. wsws.org In the week since workers voted down a second company proposal backed by the United Auto Workers union, Deere management has gone on the offensive. The path to the strike's victory exists, but only if workers take the initiative and break the UAW's isolation of the struggle.

Fra Hughes (2021-11-10). Getting Away With Murder — Britain to Protect its War Criminals. orinocotribune.com By Fra Hughes — Nov 8, 2021 | Every Empire is guilty of war crimes. Executing enemy combatants on the battlefield. Destroying hospitals, watercourses, and infrastructure. Carpet bombing cities. Murdering civilians. Torture. Raping men, women, and children. Starving the enemy into submission. Genocide. Mass slaughter and ethnic cleansing. | The British Empire was no different. | From North America to Australia. From New Zealand to Zimbabwe. From Ireland to Palestine, Britain has been accused of heinous war crimes against indigenous populations while extracting the wealth, minerals, and natural resources of th…

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-10). NATO "undertaking biggest adaptation since the Cold War" for "authoritarian regimes, climate change, disruptive technologies" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATO Military Committee discusses NATO's Deterrence and Defence at SHAPE After a short welcome by General Tod Wolters, the Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR), the NATO Military Representatives were ushered into their first session of the day dedicated to the Concept for the Deterrence and Defence of the Euro-Atlantic Area (DDA). Alongside NATO's Warfighting Capstone …

Joris Leverink (2021-11-10). Liberian health workers organize amidst the pandemic. roarmag.org Ebola survivor Korlia Bonarwolo leads a training of health workers at a mock Ebola Treatment Unit in Monrovia, Liberia. November 2014. Photo: Morgana Wingard / Sarah Grile | This essay is published in collaboration with Public Services International | | On October 26, the Liberian government declared that the country no longer had any active COVID-19 cases. Dixon Korveh heard the news and felt good, "no active case is proof of the hard work we did, despite challenges, we did this" he says. | The challenges Dixon talks about are major. During the…

_____ (2021-11-10). How the RCEP Could Derail the US Plans in the Indo-Pacific. journal-neo.org The recent ratification of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP) by Australia and New Zealand have opened up the possibility of meaningfully, if not fundamentally, altering the geo-political scenario in the Indo-Pacific in favour of China. The fact that this ratification has come within months of the AUKUS and the Biden administration's persistent attempts …

_____ (2021-11-10). On the Campaign to "Bury" Erdogan in Turkey and Abroad. journal-neo.org General elections in Turkey are two years away, but the battle for votes has already begun. Every day, more and more forces join the struggle for political influence in the country that is strategically important for many international players. In addition to internal opposition, even his former allies are in play to eliminate the impulsive and …

_____ (2021-11-10). Russia and America Now Competing for Biggest Would-Be Invasion Armada. journal-neo.org One again, the geniuses at POLITICO need serious remediation in geography. A little help in selecting security companies the magazine should trust would go a long way toward credibility too. Somebody please tell Axel Springer SE, the new owners, that locating stuff is important? Oh, and clue CNN as well. According to the latest Russophobia …

_____ (2021-11-10). Through Whom does Washington Expect to Return to Afghanistan? journal-neo.org Despite the August flight from Afghanistan, Washington does not part with the idea of returning the situation in that country to a channel which would be favorable for it; this time it intends not to use its own forces for this purpose but the capabilities of its "satellites" dissatisfied with the current Afghan authorities. To …

Ann Brown (2021-11-10). Remembering When Killah Priest Dropped B.I.B.L.E, A Song About Acquiring A Knowledge Of Self. moguldom.com "Liquid Swords" is considered one of the great hip-hop albums. The second solo studio album by Wu-Tang Clan founder GZA, it was released on Nov. 7, 1995, by Geffen Records, and it is still a must-listen for most hip-hop heads. While the album includes track after track of hits, one of the gems is "B.I.B.L.E. …

Bruce Lerro (2021-11-10). New Agers vs Neopagans: Can Either be Salvaged for Socialism? (Part II). dissidentvoice.org Is it possible or desirable for socialists to integrate pantheism into dialectical materialism? Can Wiccan covens be integrated into anarchist affinity groups? Can socialism improve itself by embracing celebratory Neopagan seasonal rituals? All this is possible if socialists could admit that being atheists has not been attractive, fun or inspiring in organizing the working class. …

Fight Back (2021-11-10). Milwaukee Alliance hosts rally to focus the county budget on community, not cops. fightbacknews.org Milwaukee, WI – On the afternoon of November 6, the Milwaukee Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression (MAARPR) held a rally at Red Arrow Park in downtown Milwaukee. This rally was in protest of the current county budget proposal, which the County Board of Supervisors will vote on the morning of November 8. The current proposal would increase the already bloated budget of the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office (MCSO) by 6%. MAARPR's canvassing efforts over the past six months have revealed that working-class Black and brown people in Milwaukee do not want this budgetary increase. | In addition to protestin…

Joris Leverink (2021-11-10). #StandWithThe6 Against Israeli Attack on Palestinian Human Rights Organizations. roarmag.org On October 19, Israel's Minister of Defense, Benny Gantz

Staff (2021-11-10). 21N Elections: 1,895 Voting Machines Deployed in 19 States — EU Companions Work Without Restrictions. orinocotribune.com This Tuesday, November 9, a total of 1,875 voting machines were deployed across 19 of Venezuela's 24 states, for use in the upcoming regional and municipal elections to be held on November 21. | Through a press release, Venezuela's National Electoral Council (CNE) reported that for the deployment of the machines, the fifteenth day of audit of the production of voting machines was carried out, and is ongoing in the industrial warehouse of the National Electoral Council in Filas de Mariche. | CNE indicated that on Tuesday, 35 teams corresponding to four municipalities in Anzoátegui state (Bolívar, Aragua, Diego Bau…

This Week in Fascism (2021-11-10). This Week in Fascism #122: Boston Shuts It Down, Hundreds Protest Milo, Far-Right Mass Shooter in Boise, National Justice Party Gathers Neo-Nazi Island of Unwanted Goys. itsgoingdown.org photo: @AlissaAzar And we are back! Lots to cover in this installment — and happily, a lot of it is action! We've got a jammed list of action reports along with the usual doxxes, news, ways to support prisoners, and a few alerts and breaking stories. From leftovers ala Unite the Right attempting to rebrand…

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-10). Emulating Poland, Ukraine reinforces border with Belarus. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ukraine Decides To Strengthen Border With Belarus Due To Possible Influx Of Illegal Migrants — Monastyrskyi "I cannot tell you specific details, but I can say unequivocally that we are preparing for scenarios similar to the ones that are currently playing out on the Polish-Belarusian border. We decided today to strengthen the presence of the …

Moderator (2021-11-10). HSBC: A Climate-Pledge Cautionary Tale. scheerpost.com By Julia Conley / Common Dreams An effort by global financial giant HSBC to water down an industry climate pledge exemplifies the fact that banks and other profit-driven companies "cannot be trusted" to end their complicity in the human-caused climate emergency, critics charged on Tuesday. According to new reporting by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism (BIJ), HSBC …

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-10). NATO fighters escort, Turkish plane refuels U.S. nuclear bombers over the Black Sea. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Allied Fighter Jets Escort U.S. B-1s Through the Black Sea RAMSTEIN, Germany — Allied fighters from Denmark, Poland, Canada, and the US escorted US Air Force B-1B bombers from Fairford, UK through Eastern Europe into the Black Sea for joint training on November 6. The Allied aircraft practiced fighter-bomber escort procedures and bi-lateral communication on …

Binoy Kampmark (2021-11-10). Blacklisting the merchants of spyware. greenleft.org.au The US Department of Commerce revealed on November 3 that it would be adding Israeli-based spyware developers NSO Group and Candiru to its blacklist, reports Binoy Kampmark.

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-10). After CIA "warning" to Putin, Biden-Zelensky meeting, Blinken and Ukraine FM meet on "Russian aggression" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Blinken, Kuleba to discuss Russia's actions on Ukrainian border Secretary of State Anthony Blinken is going to discuss the announcement of a new increase in Russian military power near the border with Ukraine with his Ukrainian counterpart Dmytro Kuleba. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, November 10, head of the press service of the …

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-10). With U.S., NATO, EU backing, Polish PM accuses Belarus of "state-sponsored terrorism,""attacking EU border" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Poland will protect eastern border, president pledges [Polish President Andrzej] Duda was speaking after a special National Security Council meeting devoted to the migration crisis now gripping Poland's border with Belarus. "The Belarusian regime is attacking the Polish border, and attacking the EU border…." ==== Polish PM considers situation on Belarusian border political crisis, not …

WSWS (2021-11-10). Quebec's #MeToo movement joins government in attacking the presumption of innocence. wsws.org Like all measures that encroach upon judicial protections for the accused under the pretext of tackling crime or terrorism, the attack on the presumption of innocence will be used against the working class.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-11-10). Imperial's commitment to action recognised with Race Equality Charter award. imperial.ac.uk The College has been granted Bronze status by Advance HE's Race Equality Charter.

Badri Raina (2021-11-10). Why Do the 'Nationalist' Poor Speak in Defence of Price Rise? zcomm.org The supporters of the price rise (read Hindutva brigade) argue that increased revenues that come from the indigent pocket are necessary for a benign state and the government to finance 'so many' welfare schemes…

Marjorie Cohn (2021-11-10). Absent Any Proof, Israel Designates Palestinian Rights Groups "Terrorist" zcomm.org In an effort to cut off the financial lifelines of six of the most prominent Palestinian human rights groups, the state of Israel has baselessly designated them as "terrorist" organizations…

WSWS (2021-11-10). New Zealand recalibrates Pacific strategy countering China. wsws.org Labour's policy shift, set against the US-drive to war, aims to push back against China's influence as the economic crisis in the Pacific intensifies amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Staff (2021-11-10). Pfizer deploys meme to fight vaccine misinformation. rt.com US drug-maker Pfizer has followed up its CEO's denunciation of Covid-19 vaccine "misinformation" by tweeting a cartoon about "science" protecting humanity from "wild conspiracy theories" — and disabling the replies. | The cartoon shows a blob labeled "science" holding back a humanoid figure from embracing a bubble labeled "wild conspiracy theories." | "It's easy to get distracted by misinformation these days, but don't worry… Science has got your back," Pfizer's corporate account tweeted on Tuesday evening, along with a hashtag #ScienceWillWin. | It's easy to get distracted by misinformation these days…

WSWS (2021-11-10). Student occupation at Howard University fights for the right to safe and clean housing. wsws.org

WSWS (2021-11-10). Letter from a Brooklyn teacher on the conditions in New York City schools. wsws.org A Brooklyn, New York, middle school teacher and member of the New York City Educators Rank-and-File Safety wrote the following letter to the World Socialist Web Site about conditions in city schools and the fight to eliminate COVID-19.

Staff (2021-11-10). NASA will miss Trump target for Moon landing. rt.com NASA has shared that its astronauts will not return to the Moon until 2025 at the earliest, missing an ambitious target set by then-US President Donald Trump's administration to reach the lunar surface "by any means necessary." | Announcing the delay on Tuesday, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson said Congress had not provided enough funding for the landing system needed for its Artemis moon program and that more money is required for its Orion capsule program — which now has a revised cost of $9.3 billion. | A legal challenge from billionaire Jeff Bezos rocket company, Blue Origin, over the procurement by El…

WSWS (2021-11-10). Australian government funds Pacific telco purchase to head off Chinese influence. wsws.org The central objective of the deal is to stem the growth of China as a rival to the US and its allies in the Asia-Pacific.

WSWS (2021-11-10). Warsaw and Brussels intensify attacks on refugees at Polish-Belarusian border. wsws.org The Polish government, with the support of the European Union and NATO, is waging a veritable war against refugees.

Jonathan Cook (2021-11-10). COP26: Military pollution is the skeleton in the West's climate closet. mronline.org Leaders at the COP26 summit have no intention of tackling the growing environmental impacts caused by their 'defence' spending.

Ragip Soylu (2021-11-10). Poland accuses Turkey of 'synchronising' refugee crisis with Belarus and Russia. middleeasteye.net Poland accuses Turkey of 'synchronising' refugee crisis with Belarus and Russia | Frustrated Polish prime minister says Warsaw's recent help to Ankara 'turned out to be a one-way favour' | Wed, 11/10/2021 – 11: 11 | A Syrian walks through the forest near Hajnowka, Poland, during a joint rescue operation by the Grupa Granica (Border Group) and Medycy na Granicy (Medics on the Border), on 23 October 2021 (…

WSWS (2021-11-10). Unions delay strikes after massive vote against NHS pay offer. wsws.org Rather than call for immediate walkouts across the NHS, the union bureaucracy is reaching for the first tool in its treacherous arsenal of measures to delay and sabotage a fight—the "indicative ballot".

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-10). "Russia threat that musn't be underestimated": NATO holds conference on "threats on northeastern flank" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Baltic Conference on Defense to focus on future of NATO, threats on northeastern flank The annual Baltic Conference on Defense to be held in Tallinn on Nov. 10 will this year focus on the future of NATO and threats and challenges on the northeastern flank. Participants in the conference include Estonian Minister of Defense Kalle …

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WSWS (2021-11-10). Rise in US child COVID-19 cases foreshadows coming winter surge. wsws.org Across the globe, COVID-19 cases are continuing to rise as a result of the further relaxing of mitigation measures and the approach of winter in the Northern Hemisphere.

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-10). Belarus, Russia alarmed over mounting NATO military buildup near their borders. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Belarus, Russia worried by NATO buildup near their borders — Minsk Moscow and Minsk have expressed concern over NATO's buildup near the borders of the Union State, while the alliance prefers not to pay attention to these concerns, Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei told a news conference following a joint board meeting of the Russian …

Norman Solomon (2021-11-10). Found in Translation: New York Times Says Democrats Shouldn't Challenge Oligarchy. zcomm.org The editorial certainly reflected "longstanding values" — since the Times has recycled them for decades in its relentless attacks on the progressive wing of the Democratic Party…

WSWS (2021-11-10). Immunologist Dr. Anthony Leonardi speaks on Long COVID and the dangers posed by SARS-CoV-2. wsws.org Part one of a two-part interview with the World Socialist Web Site…

Staff (2021-11-10). Apple loses appeal in epic battle against payment monopoly. rt.com A US federal judge has denied Apple's request for a pause on a previous court order forcing the company to allow app makers to implement their own payment systems, after the tech giant was sued over alleged antitrust violations. | Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals shut down the company's petition for a stay on an earlier order on Tuesday,

WSWS (2021-11-10). East St. Louis, Illinois, mother charged in the death of her five children in apartment fire. wsws.org Sabrina Dunigan had recently moved into a one-bedroom apartment in the building with her children and her parents earlier this year after a fire destroyed her previous home, also in East St. Louis.

WSWS (2021-11-10). As strike movement grows, DSA-aligned groups push dead end of UAW "reform" wsws.org The corporate media has given prominent treatment to various "left" groups in the orbit of the UAW leadership and the Democratic Party promoting union reform.

WSWS (2021-11-10). Using record number of homicides as pretext, Portland Mayor proposes $5.2 million to expand police force. wsws.org Mayor Wheeler's funding proposal is part of the broader strategy of the Biden administration and Democratic Party to increase funding to police departments in the name of racial justice, reform and public safety.

David Spratt (2021-11-10). COP26: Net zero 2050 and 1.5 ∞C are not compatible. greenleft.org.au David Spratt argues that there is a dangerous underestimation of the condition of the climate at COP26 and that 2025 and 2030 needs to be the focus.

WSWS (2021-11-10). University of Michigan faculty open letter supports witch-hunt, rejects letter signed by hundreds defending victimized professor Bright Sheng. wsws.org The letter aims to intimidate all those who oppose the strictures of racial and identity politics and their enforcement by institutionalized thought police by branding them as "racist."

WSWS (2021-11-10). Assange and fiancée challenge British government's refusal to allow them to marry. wsws.org This display of bureaucratic cruelty can only be aimed at deepening Assange's mental health issues, which are the result of more than a decade of state persecution.

WSWS (2021-11-10). Film industry workers speak out against IATSE sell-out contract ahead of November 12 vote. wsws.org World Socialist Web Site reporters spoke to IATSE members who are outraged with the contract being presented to them as a "Hollywood Ending" by the IATSE leadership…

WSWS (2021-11-10). Defend Deere workers against company-UAW strikebreaking! Join the Deere Strike Rank-and-File Solidarity Committee! wsws.org On November 6, workers who have been involved at strikes and struggles at Deere, Volvo and Mack Trucks, Dana, the Detroit automakers, nurses and educators voted to establish the Deere Strike Rank-and-File Solidarity Committee.

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-10). NATO's No 2 for Defense Policy and Planning inspects NATO air base in Estonia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATO Assistant Secretary General for Defence Policy and Planning visits Estonian Air Base NATO Assistant Secretary General for Defence Policy and Planning, Patrick Turner, visited the Italian Eurofighter detachment at àÑmari Air Base on November 8, 2021. Mr Turner, the permanent Chairman of the Defence Policy and Planning Committee, the main defence advisory body of …

Bernadette Smith (2021-11-10). Stop the creeping privatisation of community assets. greenleft.org.au Residents of Inner West Council face growing threats to their public assets, particularly since the forced merger of the three previous councils. Bernadette Smith explains what's at stake.

WSWS (2021-11-10). House Republican Paul Gosar tweets anime video depicting him killing Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. wsws.org Paul Gosar, the fascistic Republican congressman from Arizona and supporter of Trump's attempt to overthrow the 2020 election, posted a video on social media depicting himself attacking and killing Democratic Representative Ocasio-Cortez.

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-10). U.S. Sixth Fleet flagship given reception in Georgian port city. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com An official reception was held on the US ship Mount Whitney in the territorial waters of Georgia An official reception was held on the US ship Mount Whitney in the territorial waters of Georgia. The Prime Minister of Georgia welcomed American command ships, their crews and personnel in Batumi. "…I would like to express enormous …

Steve Early (2021-11-10). Danny Glover: Still Marching to a Different Drummer On Veterans Day. zcomm.org The quieter focus of the film The Drummer is the lasting physical and psychological impact of military service, under post 9/11 conditions…

_____ (2021-11-10). Iran's Politics in the Turbulent Middle East. journal-neo.org In his instructions to the new cabinet, Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei denounced US President Joe Biden as a "ravenous wolf," telling his ministers, "Diplomacy should not be influenced and linked to the nuclear issue." Instead, President Ebrahim Raisi's team intends to focus on east-oriented economic diplomacy. Both Raisi and Ali Khamenei condemned the previous President …

Julian Brave NoiseCat (2021-11-10). How Climate Activists Pushed the "Left Edge of the Possible" zcomm.org The strongest climate provisions may have failed, but the past 10 years have proved that organizing can work…

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-10). Belarus boosts air defenses along western, northwestern borders; strategic bomber flights now constant. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Belarusian army deploys more air defense units along western, northwestern borders On-duty air defense units along the western border and the northwestern border have been reinforced, the Belarusian Defense Ministry told BelTA. Interaction of units and assets belonging to the Belarusian-Russian joint regional air defense system was practiced on 10 November on the Belarusian Defense …

WSWS (2021-11-10). COVID-19 infections continue to explode in Germany. wsws.org Germany's federal and state governments are pursuing a deliberate policy of mass infection that places the protection of profits before human lives and endangers the health and lives of hundreds of thousands of people.

WSWS (2021-11-10). Woodward and Costa's Peril: An inside account of Trump's coup d'etat. wsws.org The recent book by journalists Bob Woodward and Robert Costa reconstructs Trump's efforts to overthrow American democracy, leading up to the attack on the Capitol last January 6.

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-10). Polish Defense Minister: 15,000 troops on combat readiness on Belarus border, more could arrive. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The number of Polish troops on the border with Belarus has been increased to 15,000. Polish defense minister Mariusz Blaszczak said… "Of course, this amount can be increased further if needed", Blaszczak said. In this regard, the Ministry of Defense of Poland has increased the level of combat readiness of troops. Currently, more than 12,000 …

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-10). Russian military detects "strike coordination plane" accompanying U.S. nuclear bombers, interceptor missile destroyer in Black Sea. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The following report is from today's Sputnik news. The B-1 Lancer long-range bomber entered service as a nuclear bomber in 1986 under Strategic Air Command. In recent days it has been engaging in war games over the Black Sea in conjunction with NATO fourth- and fifth-generation multirole combat aircraft, the U.S. Sixth Fleet flagship USS …

WSWS (2021-11-10). Daily Mirror boosts Unite General Secretary Sharon Graham's "crack squad" wsws.org The article is an exercise in selective reporting to make the case that Unite is transforming the lives of workers for the better, which ignores its broader record.

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-10). Ukraine completes purge of military, defense and security sectors. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Following the recent purges of Ukraine's chief of the general staff, defense minister, Minister of Reintegration of Temporarily Occupied Territories, etc., most of which has occured since the recent visit of U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin. Government sacks head of State Emergency Service The Cabinet of Ministers has dismissed Mykola Chechotkin as head of the …

WSWS (2021-11-10). Sri Lankan government to impose drastic austerity measures. wsws.org "The people will not gain anything, we will take from them" in the next budget, the finance minister declared.

WSWS (2021-11-10). US Federal Reserve report points to financial risks. wsws.org One of the risk factors is the financial turmoil in China that has cast doubt over the future of the real estate giant Evergrande and other property developers, which have either defaulted on their debts or struggled to make payments.

WSWS (2021-11-10). "This party fights for a real democracy through the political organisation of the working class" wsws.org "COVID is eradicable, there is scientific evidence to be able to do so. No other political organisation adopts that position."

Abayomi Azikiwe (2021-11-09). Ethiopians Mobilize to Halt Western-backed Coup Attempt. globalresearch.ca To receive Global Research's Daily Newsletter (selected articles), Visit …

_____ (2021-11-09). Mutual Aid Goes Mainstream. popularresistance.org Last spring, within hours of the University of Chicago's announcement that classes would be held online, students created a Facebook group to coordinate mutual aid efforts. Even with finals right around the corner, UChicago Mutual Aid came alive with activity. Students eagerly offered and accepted support in the form of advice, essential supplies like food and moving boxes, and spreadsheets listing leads on resources like housing. | What I witnessed at my college was just one example of the many mutual aid networks, both college-based and non-college-based, that sprung up across the country in response to the COV…

_____ (2021-11-09). Facebook Team That Tried To Swing Nicaragua's Election Is Full Of US Spies. popularresistance.org Managua, Nicaragua – Less than a week before Nicaragua's presidential election, social media giant Facebook deleted the accounts of hundreds of the country's top news outlets, journalists and activists, all of whom supported the ruling left-wing Sandinista government, a top Washington target for regime change. | Facebook claims that these accounts were bots engaged in "inauthentic behavior." Considering that around half of the country uses the platform for news and entertainment, the decision could barely have been more heavy-handed and intrusive. However, early reports show that if their goal was to swing the re…

IGD Worldwide (2021-11-09). Against the Snakes of Political Moderation and Centrism. itsgoingdown.org | Our latest submission comes from an anonymous comrade in the Balkans and is a critique of so-called "Horseshoe Theory" — the pernicious fallacy that the so-called extreme left and extreme right are somehow alike or equivalent. This dangerous doctrine is not only beloved of Western politicians, who originated it, but also favored by the unprecedentedly powerful and wealthy oligarchs of Big Tech. It's no coincidence that IGD Worldwide was suspended and banned three times from Facebook befor…

Staff (2021-11-09). Facebook ending race, sex & politics ad targeting. rt.com Facebook is set to remove marketing options that allow advertisers to target certain "sensitive" subjects, including race, religion and politics, citing concerns that its ad system could be abused to harm vulnerable people. | In a

In Defense of Liberation! (2021-11-09). Some More Questions: Fascism, Revolution, and History. anchor.fm I mean I think the title says it all. US Empire and Imperialism need to come tumbling down, but how? Fascism, what is it? How is it connected to the US? What can/should we do about all of this? Please donate to the homie from Bands of Turtle Island, Zitkato's Patreon/Cashapp! Cashapp: $bandsofturtleisland…

Rainer Shea (2021-11-09). How Imperialist Propaganda Weaponizes Genocide to Justify War. orinocotribune.com By Rainer Shea — Nov 8, 2021 | The imperialists have a weapon more powerful than the atomic bomb. It's called propaganda. The type of propaganda that's been fine tuned by decades of practice in false flags, fabricated atrocity stories, and glorifications of militarism. With the onset of the new cold war, and its correlating advancements in the high-tech sector, the U.S. empire's cognitive warfare has taken on unprecedented scope and subtlety. Should aspiring U.S. revolutionaries succumb to the deceptions this manipulation matrix is laying down for us, the movement towards proletarian revolution in the imperi…

KWORINOCO (2021-11-09). Vladimir Acosta Discusses his New Book 'Leaving the Colony' at Venezuela's National Book Fair. orinocotribune.com Venezuelan intellectual Vladimir Acosta was honored at the 17th International Book Fair of Venezuela (FILVEN), where he explained the content of one his four books, Leaving the Colony. | Acosta, speaking on the role of Catholicism both during colonialism and now under US imperialism, commented that "today we can see how a religion was used to impose culture and language on us. They took our consciousness from us. In three years we will be celebrating the bicentennial anniversary of the battle of Ayacucho, which was the decisive moment in the fight against Spanish colonialism, but we have to keep fighting. Now we…

Steve Sweeney (2021-11-09). U.S. bans Communist journalist from traveling to Nicaragua for elections. peoplesworld.org MEXICO CITY—"Are you or have you ever been a member of the Communist Party?" U.S. authorities infamously asked those entering the country during the Cold War. Nowadays, the questions may have changed, but the intention is the same—to keep out undesirables. It seems that I am one of those undesirables—as well as a Communist—finding myself …

ecns.cn (2021-11-09). China to strengthen scientific cooperation. ecns.cn The Chinese scientific community will collaborate with international peers to deepen research cooperation in frontier sciences, promote openness and inclusivity for scientific undertakings, and jointly tackle major global challenges.

jamanetwork (2021-11-09). Addition of Nonauthor Collaborator Names of the COMEBAC Study. jamanetwork.com The Original Investigation titled "Four-Month Clinical Status of a Cohort of Patients After Hospitalization for COVID-19," published in the April 20, 2021, issue of JAMA, has been updated to include the nonauthor collaborator (group) names in a supplement. This article was corrected online.

Ran NA, Hedberg ML, Rosenbach M. (2021-11-09). Blue Pigmentation of the Skin, Sclera, and Teeth. jamanetwork.com A 69-year-old patient presented with progressive blue skin pigmentation. He had recurrent staphylococcus bacteremia due to infection of an ICD lead and was being treated with minocycline, 100 mg twice daily. He reported no discoloration of his sweat or urine. Laboratory tests revealed elevated creatinine and total bilirubin. What is the diagnosis and what would you do next?

WSWS (2021-11-09). New York Times hails "labor coverage" of publications aligned with the Democratic Party and trade union apparatus. wsws.org The political establishment is nervous that strikes have broken out in defiance of the trade unions, and the Times is trying to promote publications that can shore up support for these pro-management institutions.

Joris Leverink (2021-11-09). The Laura Flanders Show: "The Way Forward" with AOC & Noam Chomsky. roarmag.org In this historic, inter-generational meeting of minds, Laura Flanders brings together New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY Representative 14th District) and MIT professor emeritus Noam Chomsky — for the first time ever — to discuss the way forward for people, politics and the planet. From labor strikes to racial uprisings to climate action to the Great Resignation, they reflect on the renewed power of collective organizing and the changing tide in economic thinking and electoral politics. | Their insights demand that we think differently about everything from our nation's history and…

_____ (2021-11-09). Farmers In Solidarity With Striking Workers. popularresistance.org It's going to be a very good year for the top dogs and shareholders at Deere & Co. The Iowa-based equipment manufacturer says it earned more in the first nine months of its fiscal year than during its best year in 2013. The corporation's third-quarter results are nearly $4.7 billion. John May, the company's CEO, made over $14.7 million in total compensation in 2020. Reports are that his salary increased 160 percent during the pandemic while laid-off manufacturing workers saw "incentive" pay cut. | On October 14, 10,000 unionized skilled manufacturing employees at Deere & Co. initiat…

_____ (2021-11-09). Fast-Food Workers Strike Across California. popularresistance.org Fast-food workers say they are fed up with their working conditions, and on Tuesday morning, they're walking out. | Thousands of employees in the fast-food industry are going on strike across California, walking out for better working conditions, wages and hours and calling on lawmakers to offer them a bigger say in their futures. | A McDonald's location on Floral Drive in Monterey Park, where workers allege sewers recently flooded the kitchen, is the SoCal site of the rally employees planned for 9 a.m. | Other rallies in the area are planned for 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. | By and large, fast-food employees are not repr…

_____ (2021-11-09). Kansas City Tenants Union: Organizing At The Speed Of Trust. popularresistance.org Our tenant union network currently supports three tenant unions in the city. So that's Gabriel Towers Tenant Union, McGee-Shiffman, Tenant Union, and the KC Homeless Union with plans to support the creation of many more unions. I'm sure that a lot of listeners of this podcast already know about the power that unions can wield. Lastly, our peoples Housing Trust Fund is a vision/ policy proposal that would make housing in KC truly and permanently affordable by divesting from our oppressors, namely gentrifiers and the police, and investing in our communities by funding social housing, rehabilitation to make homes mo…

_____ (2021-11-09). Nicaragua Celebrates Democracy — Election Day Report. popularresistance.org On the fight down to Nicaragua a few days ago to be one of 225 international official election accompaniers from 27 countries, the expat Nicaraguan woman sitting next to me was hostile to the current Sandinista government. She said there will be an election but no vote, because only one person is on the ballot. At the polling station in the colonial city of Leon this election morning, November 7, candidates from six political parties standing for president were in fact on the ballot: PLC, FSLN, CCN, ALN, APRE, and PLI. | Some of these parties included elements that tried in 2018 to violently overthrow the Nicarag…

_____ (2021-11-09). What The NYC Taxi Drivers On A Hunger Strike Won. popularresistance.org In early November, after 46 days of picketing and 15 days of hunger strike, members of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance won what they deserved all along: a measure of relief from the vast debts incurred when the inflated value of their city-issued medallions crashed in recent years. Under a three-way agreement among the NYTWA, the de Blasio administration, and the city's largest medallion lender, drivers — who owe, on average, $550,000 each — will see their debt written down to $170,000 and amortized so that monthly payments don't exceed $1,122. Most important, the city will guarantee each of these…

Abbasi J. (2021-11-09). Guided Ultrasound Opens Blood-Brain Barrier to Cancer Drugs. jamanetwork.com In a first-in-human trial, physicians used magnetic resonance—guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) to temporarily open the blood-brain barrier (BBB) and enhance medication uptake in brain tumors.

Abbasi J. (2021-11-09). Augmented Cane Could Help People With Visual Impairments. jamanetwork.com Despite the invaluable assistance they provide for many people with visual impairments, white canes can't detect obstacles beyond their length. Meanwhile, guide dogs are expensive to train, putting them out of reach for many.

Abbasi J. (2021-11-09). Closed Loop Device May Alleviate Treatment-Resistant Depression. jamanetwork.com A patient with treatment-resistant depression experienced rapid and sustained improvements with personalized brain mapping and a closed loop deep brain sensing and stimulation device. Results from the proof-of-concept trial appeared in Nature Medicine.

Adriel I. Cepeda Derieux (2021-11-09). Congress Can't Discriminate Against Puerto Rico Residents Just Because They Live There. aclu.org In 2012, José Vaello-Madero, a U.S. citizen born in Puerto Rico but living in New York, applied for and received Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits because severe health problems left him unable to support himself. A year later, he moved to Puerto Rico to rejoin his family and care for his ailing wife. He continued to receive SSI benefits, unaware that federal law excludes Puerto Rico residents from the program, simply because they live in a U.S. territory rather than a state. In 2016, the federal government sued Vaello-Madero to collect over $28,000 it claimed it "overpaid." On Tuesday, the Supreme C…

Ann Brown (2021-11-09). Popular Journalist Joel Anderson: Whites Using 'Woke' Pejoratively Is A Racial Slur. moguldom.com Before 2014, not many people outside of Black America had heard of the term "stay woke" or used it. Black people used it to remind other Black people to be alert to systemic racism tactics. "The idea behind it was common within Black communities at that point — the notion that staying 'woke' and alert to …

Ann Brown (2021-11-09). Talk Show Host Joe Madison Goes On Hunger Strike Until Biden Passes Voting Rights Bill. moguldom.com Talk Show Host Joe Madison is frustrated that voting rights bills have yet to be passed so he's taking matters into his own hands to raise awareness of the issue. The host of SiriusXM Urban View's podcast "Joe Madison The Black Eagle " has announced he is on a hunger strike until President Joe Biden …

Anna Pha (2021-11-09). COP26 warned on fossil fuels: 'We're investing in our own demise'. peoplesworld.org "You may as well bomb our islands instead of making us suffer, witnessing our slow and fateful demise," Palau President Surangel S. Whipps, Jr., told the COP26 Climate Summit in Glasgow. In those few words, Whipps summed up the desperation felt by small Pacific Islands and a number of other developing countries. The rich G20 …

Bill Meyer (2021-11-09). An overview of DOC NYC 2021, largest documentary film festival in U.S. peoplesworld.org The country's largest documentary film festival, DOC NYC, is ready to begin its 2021 edition from November 10-18 in-person and online at www.docnyc.net. This 12th year of DOC NYC has a wealth of relevant films for progressive viewers. Some of the highly recommended docs that have been reviewed previously in these pages include Listening to …

Bravo PE, Cappola TP. (2021-11-09). Mental Stress—Induced Myocardial Ischemia. jamanetwork.com Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the leading cause of mortality globally, and patients who have chronic forms of CHD experience substantial morbidity, including high rates of recurrent cardiac events and eventual onset of heart failure. Further research to identify vulnerable populations, improve risk stratification, and understand nontraditional risk factors is essential to reduce the public health burden of CHD.

Brittani Banks (2021-11-09). Should Humans Try to Modify the Amount of Sunlight the Earth Receives? 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). Desperate times call for desperate measures, as the saying goes. As scientists, policymakers and politicians keep one increasingly startled eye on climate change's ticking clock and the other on the ongoing, upwardly …

Brittani Banks (2021-11-09). Why the California Shipping Bottleneck Reflects a Threat to U.S. Security. independentmediainstitute.org Workers at the Sibanye-Stillwater complex in Montana mine minerals used to fight cancer, produce lifesaving surgical instruments and manufacture the wind turbines and solar panels essential for the clean economy. They touch so many facets of American life that Ed Lorash, president of United Steelworkers (USW) Local 11-0001, considers their work essential to national security. …

C.J. Atkins (2021-11-09). New book gives civil rights leader Alphaeus Hunton long overdue recognition. peoplesworld.org People's World continues its interview series with authors of the latest books from International Publishers. In this edition, we talk with Tony Pecinovsky, author and editor of The Cancer of Colonialism: W. Alphaeus Hunton, Black Liberation, and the Daily Worker 1944-1946. Q: This is the third book you've had in as many years dealing with …

Canadian Tire Fire (2021-11-09). Canadian Tire Fire #18: Coyote Camp Going Strong, Hamilton Encampment News, Another Deadly Month of Policing. itsgoingdown.org It's been another week where our attention has been turned to settler colonialism and the many forms of resistance to it. The effects of the hierarchical, inhumane, colonial court systems are being felt throughout the country in the form of evictions and police shootings. Flags that Trudeau promised would stay at half mast will be…

Chahal H, Fowler AC, Patel R, et al. (2021-11-09). Characteristics and Outcomes of Products Seeking Competitive Generic Therapy Designation and Exclusivity. jamanetwork.com This study describes the process used by the US Food and Drug Administration to review potential generic drugs for Competitive Generic Therapy (CGT) designation and marketing exclusivity as well as the characteristics and outcomes of products that have sought CGT designation and exclusivity from 2017-2020.

Courtney RJ, Tutka P, Farrell M. (2021-11-09). The Effect of Cytisine vs Varenicline on Smoking Cessation—Reply. jamanetwork.com In Reply Dr Lang raises some interesting points about our trial comparing the effectiveness of cytisine vs varenicline for smoking cessation. At present, only 1 active comparator trial of cytisine vs NRT has been completed. In this study, cytisine was found to be more effective than NRT during follow-up at 1 week, at 1 month (primary outcome), at 2 months, and at 6 months after the quit day. Lang is correct that participants in this study could use single or combination NRT. They were provided a voucher to obtain an 8-week supply of nicotine patches (at varying strengths) and gum or lozenges (at varying strengths…

Dakotah Lilly (2021-11-09). There's a new Target on the US Regime-Change List. It's Been There Before. orinocotribune.com By Dakotah Lilly — Nov 6, 2021 | The US has a long history of meddling in Latin America. This week, US lawmakers have approved legislation calling for more sanctions to increase pressure on President Daniel Ortega ahead of Nicaragua's election on Sunday. | On Wednesday, the House of Representatives passed the bill known as the Reinforcing Nicaragua's Adherence to Conditions for Electoral Reform (RENACER) Act. The move — a response to an alleged crackdown there on the

Dan Korobkin (2021-11-09). Stop-and-Fingerprint Can't Become the Next Stop-and-Frisk. aclu.org Two

Dana Sanchez (2021-11-09). Hackers Get Into Systems Of Robinhood Brokerage, Take Millions Of Names And Email Addresses. moguldom.com Hackers stole the personal information of 7 million Robinhood users and later demanded a ransom in a Nov. 3 voice phishing or "vishing" attack. The attack involved a thief impersonating an authorized party over the phone with a customer-support employee — a technique known in a security context as social engineering. This gave the hacker …

Dean Baker (2021-11-09). Hot Tip for NYT: Real Average Hourly Wages for Truckers are Down Five Percent Since 1990, Might Affect Driver Shortage. cepr.net According to new developments in economic theory, it is believed that workers respond to incentives.

ecns.cn (2021-11-09). Chilly winter due to global warming: Expert. ecns.cn Massive snowstorms and a blast of chilly air swept across northern China over the weekend, leaving many people shivering in the freezing cold.

ecns.cn (2021-11-09). U.S. government's data-collecting system outdated, pandemic data messy: newspaper. ecns.cn The U.S. government's data-collecting system is outdated, and the country's data on the pandemic are "messy, unreliable, incomplete and slow," the Los Angeles Times reported on Monday.

ecns.cn (2021-11-09). High-speed rail cuts greenhouse gas emissions. ecns.cn China's high-speed railway network has led to a significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions…

Editor2 (2021-11-09). Bolívar and Chávez in the Present Time. orinocotribune.com By Adán Chávez Frías — Nov 5, 2021 | During our recent tour of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus, we had the opportunity to meet with authorities from the Executive and Legislative Powers of these countries; as well as with representatives of political organizations, the Movement of Solidarity with Venezuela, and cultural and academic institutions of both nations. | We also established contact with Venezuelan scholarship holders and work closely with the media, in order to continue bringing the truth about Venezuela to the world. | In all these meetings, references to El Libertador Simón Bol…

Fight Back (2021-11-09). Statement Against Israel Declaring Six Human Rights Organizations as "Terrorist" fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression. | The Israeli Defense Minister has tagged six human rights organizations in Palestine as "terrorists." These organizations – Al-Haq, Addameer, Bisan Center, Defense for Children International-Palestine, the Union of Agricultural Work Committees, and the Union of Palestinian Women's Committees — are all well known for their courage in aiding the besieged Palestinian people as they continue to resist harsh and illegal occupation. | Labeling them as terrorists means the occupation f…

Heather L. Weaver (2021-11-09). The Final Religious Request of a Man on Death Row is in the Supreme Court's Hands. aclu.org Texas plans to execute John H. Ramirez, but state officials are not satisfied with merely taking his life. They are also intent on denying him the right to practice his faith when it matters most—in his final moments. Mr. Ramirez, a Christian, has asked that his longtime pastor be able to touch him and pray aloud over him as he dies. When the state refused this modest religious accommodation, the Supreme Court stepped in, delaying the execution and agreeing to hear Mr. Ramirez's case. Oral argument is set for November 9. | In Mr. Ramirez's Baptist tradition, the practice of spiritual touch by a pastor is…

I.J. (2021-11-09). Pittsburghers rally to support Pillsbury boycott in solidarity with Palestine. liberationnews.org On October 24, the Party for Socialism and Liberation's Pittsburgh branch joined with the Pittsburgh BDS Coalition for a demonstration promoting the boycott of Pillsbury.

In Defense of Liberation! (2021-11-09). *BONUS* Some Questions on My Mind. anchor.fm I ask two questions: 1.) What role do individuals play in history? 2.) Can we build a true Proletarian Revolution/People's Liberation as atomized, and disconnected, and especially without a Communist Party? Idk, you tell me! Go think some thought yo!

Isheka N. Harrison (2021-11-09). What Happened In The Buffalo Mayor's Race? How Socialist India Walton Was Stopped By Democratic Party Establishment And Republicans. moguldom.com Buffalo mayoral candidate India Walton made history in the Democratic primaries in June when she defeated long-serving incumbent Mayor Byron Brown. For a while, it looked like Walton was on the verge of becoming the first Black person, woman and openly socialist candidate to lead New York's second-most populous city. Those hopes were dashed on …

Isheka N. Harrison (2021-11-09). Political Thinker Irami Osei-Frimpong: The US Government Made Black Americans Broke, That's Why Howard Infrastructure Is Poor. moguldom.com Political thinker Irami Osei-Frimpong said he had to get something off his chest about the condemnation facing Howard University as students continue a month of protests against unsanitary living conditions in their campus dorms. Students have been occupying the Blackburn University Center on Howard's campus since Oct. 12, complaining that their dorms are infested with …

jamanetwork (2021-11-09). Higher-Dose Naloxone Nasal Spray (Kloxxado) for Opioid Overdose. jamanetwork.com This Medical Letter review summarizes the use of Kloxxado, a higher-dose intranasal naloxone formulation, for emergency treatment of opioid overdose.

jamanetwork (2021-11-09). Routine Smallpox Vaccination. jamanetwork.com The Public Health Service's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices and the Committee on Infectious Diseases of the American Academy of Pediatrics have recently recommended that the United States discontinue routine smallpox vaccination. For the first time, the risk of acquiring a major infectious disease has declined to a level where universal vaccination is no longer needed.

Jesús Rodríguez-Espinoza (2021-11-09). Nicaragua's President Ortega Re-elected with 75% of Vote & Strong Turnout — New Lima Group in the Making. orinocotribune.com Caracas, November 8, 2021 (Special for With 97.74% of the 13,459 Ballot Receiving Boards (JRV) scrutinized, the president obtained a wide margin of victory ove…

Joe Bernick (2021-11-09). Tucson wins the fight for $15. peoplesworld.org TUCSON—Defeating a well-financed campaign by big employers, Tucson voters last week overwhelmingly decided to enact a $15-an-hour minimum wage for the city. The current Arizona state minimum wage is $12.15 an hour. The corporate-owned media has been trying to portray the Nov. 2, 2021, elections as a big victory for Republican politics, but they are …

José Mireles Alcalá (2021-11-09). En apoyo a los proyectos de ley de indexación salarial y rescate de prestaciones sociales. peoplesworld.org CARACAS—La Central Unitaria de Trabajadores de Venezuela (CUTV) inicio este jueves 4 de noviembre desde la Plaza Caracas en la capital venezolana, la jornada de recolección de firmas de la población en apoyo proyecto al proyecto de Ley de Indexación Salarial y de Las Prestaciones Sociales. ´En estos momentos los trabajadores y trabajadoras de la …

Karen Conner (2021-11-09). PREVIEW: What to Look for in the October Consumer Price Index. cepr.net Thus far, inflation in the rent components has been relatively restrained, although that may be changing as rents begin to follow house sales prices upwards.

Kevin Mwanza (2021-11-09). Bubble Trouble: Stock Analyst Says Tesla Stock Is Overvalued By $1 Trillion. moguldom.com Silicon Valley-based electric vehicle maker Tesla recently saw its market capitalization cross the $1 trillion mark, and its stock could be overvalued by $1 trillion, according to an independent investment-research firm. David Trainer is the CEO of Tennesee-based New Constructs, an equity research firm that provides valuations for private and public businesses. Tesla shares could …

Kevin Mwanza (2021-11-09). Mr. Olympia Shawn Rhoden Passes Away At 46 From Heart Attack. moguldom.com Former Mr. Olympia champion Shawn Rhoden, known by the nickname "Flexatron," passed away on Nov. 6 at age 46 from a heart attack, according to a report by Generation Iron. A Jamaican native, Rhoden was a modern bodybuilding legend best known for winning the prestigious Mr. Olympia professional men's bodybuilding contest in 2018, after defeating …

Kim D, Park H, Rhyu I. (2021-11-09). Gustav Klimt's The Kiss— Art and the Biology of Early Human Development. jamanetwork.com This Arts and Medicine feature identifies biological illustrations that may have influenced ornamental forms in The Kiss and other paintings by Gustav Klimt, emerging from the artist's close interactions with scientists and embryologists and their writings in turn-of-the-century Vienna society.

Lang A. (2021-11-09). The Effect of Cytisine vs Varenicline on Smoking Cessation. jamanetwork.com To the Editor I have several comments about the recent trial comparing cytisine with varenicline. First, caution must be exercised when stating that cytisine is definitively more effective than nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), as was stated in the abstract. This statement refers to 1 trial that compared cytisine with varenicline but also allowed participants to use nicotine replacement monotherapy or any combination of nicotine patches, gum, or lozenges and did not report the usage of each of these potential regimens.

Lori Robertson, Jessica McDonald, Eugene Kiely, FactCheck (2021-11-09). Aaron Rodgers' Inaccurate COVID-19 Claims. washingtoninformer.com Aaron Rodgers, the star quarterback of the Green Bay Packers, made headlines when he contracted COVID-19 and then defended his decision not to get vaccinated with a string of false and misleading claims that fact-checkers have frequently debunked.

Magudia K, Campbell SR, Rangel EL, et al. (2021-11-09). Medical Specialty Board Leave Policy Updates After 2021 ABMS Mandate. jamanetwork.com This study assesses how member boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) have adhered to a 2021 ABMS policy change allowing residents a minimum of 6 weeks of parental, caregiver, and medical leave.

Margaret Kimberley (2021-11-09). Elections and the Illusion of Black Political Power. orinocotribune.com By Margaret Kimberley — Nov 3, 2021 | Black politicians may be openly conservative or pretend leftists but their constituents rarely get what they need. Politics absent a mass movement is a recipe for inaction or even outright betrayal. | Election day is treated with great fanfare in this country. Citizens are propagandized into voting for the sake of voting and are shamed if they don't. Black people who question the value of the process are under particular pressure. "People died so that you could vote," and other exhortations cheapen the memory of the liberation movement which sought to guarantee human rig…

Mark Gruenberg (2021-11-09). McDonald's and Kaiser workers carry 'Striketober' into 'Strikesgiving'. peoplesworld.org LOS ANGELES—"Striketober" may be over, but forced worker walkouts continue, with a big one coming on Nov. 9 by fast-food workers in California. And a mandatory 10-day strike plan announcement by unions representing 32,000 Kaiser workers nationwide will be issued the same day. Another 8,000 may join them the week after; 12,000 more are affected. …

Mark Gruenberg (2021-11-09). Poor People's Campaign demands meeting with Biden over Manchin's BBB cuts. peoplesworld.org

Matt Sedlar (2021-11-09). Climate Change Will Harm All, But Will Disproportionately Impact Various Demographic Groups. cepr.net The findings from the EPA report have two major implications. First and foremost, people of color are not part of a monolithic group. Second, the EPA report should help guide policy decisions in responding to climate change.

Matt Sedlar (2021-11-09). Setting the Record Straight About what Biden's Proposed Social Programs Would Do. cepr.net If this bill is passed, voters in the midterm elections a year from now will support those incumbents who made it happen.

Maureen Clare Murphy (2021-11-09). Israeli spyware targeted Palestinian human rights workers. electronicintifada.net Totalitarian population surveillance revealed in occupied West Bank.

Max Parry (2021-11-09). A New Memoir Reveals How Brzezinski's Chessboard Led to US Being Checkmated in Afghanistan. dissidentvoice.org Nearly as suspenseful as the Taliban's meteoric return to power after the final withdrawal of American armed forces from Afghanistan is the uncertainty over what will come next amid the fallout. Many have predicted that Russia and China will step in to fill the power vacuum and convince the facelift Taliban to negotiate a power-sharing …

Media Lens (2021-11-09). "A Crime Against Humanity": The "Greenwash Festival" Of COP26. dissidentvoice.org One of the most damning assessments of COP26, the UN climate conference being held in Glasgow, came from Greta Thunberg, the Swedish climate activist: '#COP26 has been named the must excluding COP ever. This is no longer a climate conference. This is a Global North greenwash festival. A two week celebration of business as usual …

Mei Mei Chan (2021-11-09). San Fransisco gig workers demand DoorDash drop appeal of Prop 22 ruling. liberationnews.org 'We are fighting not only for ourselves, but the future of contract workers. We cannot let what we're going through become the new normal."

Miele NF. (2021-11-09). Iatrogenic Delivery for Suspected Fetal Growth Restriction and Childhood School Outcomes. jamanetwork.com To the Editor I have several concerns about the recent article that addressed iatrogenic delivery for suspected FGR and childhood school outcomes. First, the authors did not use an appropriate control group. The question of whether early iatrogenic delivery for suspected FGR leads to poor childhood school outcomes can be answered only by comparing infants who were delivered early vs those who were not. Comparing early delivery of infants with suspected FGR and non—small-for-gestational-age (SGA) infants delivered prematurely merely reinforces that SGA infants fare worse than non-SGA infants and does not imp…

Nora Barrows-Friedman (2021-11-09). Podcast Ep 46: Israel declares war on Palestinian civil society. electronicintifada.net Blacklisted groups fight back.

Osarogiagbon RU, Mullangi S, Schrag D. (2021-11-09). Medicare Spending, Utilization, and Quality in the Oncology Care Model. jamanetwork.com Health care costs are an issue of national importance. Health expenditures in the US are projected to reach $6.19 trillion by 2028, or 19.7% of gross domestic product, an estimated annual growth rate of 5.4% since 2019. The growth rate for Medicare spending is projected to be even higher at 7.6% per year. Cancer spending accounts for a significant proportion of these expenditures. Aging and population growth are projected to increase the costs of cancer care delivery from $183 billion in 2015 to an estimated $246 billion in 2030. Although drug prices constitute the fastest-increasing proportion of cancer care cos…

Reynard Loki (2021-11-09). Should Humans Try to Modify the Amount of Sunlight the Earth Receives? | Take Action Tuesday @EarthFoodLife. independentmediainstitute.org Managing solar radiation through technology is possible, but there are ethical and political concerns. By Daniel Ross, Independent Media Institute 8 min read Desperate times call for desperate measures, as the saying goes. As scientists, policymakers and politicians keep one increasingly startled eye on climate change's ticking clock and the other on the ongoing, upwardly …

SAM (2021-11-09). Should Rich People Get a Free Pass at Tax Time? inequality.org

Selvaratnam R, Wallace E, Davey M. (2021-11-09). Iatrogenic Delivery for Suspected Fetal Growth Restriction and Childhood School Outcomes—Reply. jamanetwork.com In Reply We agree with Dr Smith that the progressive nature of FGR, whereby the fetus crosses birth weight percentiles with advancing gestation, means that some fetuses born at a later gestation would not have been in less than the third percentile had they been born earlier. However, we do not believe that this undermines the findings of our study for several reasons. First, we showed that the infants with birth weight in less than the third percentile not suspected of FGR and therefore born later had higher rates of several pregnancy complications than those delivered earlier, indicating that their FGR was not…

Special to People's World (2021-11-09). Latino Theater Company's 'RE:Encuentro 2021' highlights Latinx companies, artists. peoplesworld.org LOS ANGELES — Latino Theater Company presents RE: Encuentro 2021, a virtual, national Latinx theater festival featuring 16 companies and performers from across the U.S. in "digital residence" at The Los Angeles Theatre Center from Thurs., Nov. 12 through Sun., Nov. 21. Streaming performances and panels can be experienced for free via Latino Theater Company's online …

Stacy M. Brown (2021-11-09). GOP Lawmaker Slammed for Tweeting Video Depicting Him Murdering AOC. washingtoninformer.com The Congressional Black Caucus is leading the call for sanctions against Rep. Paul Gosar after he tweeted a video depicting him striking Democratic colleague Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with a sword.

Syria Solidarity Movement (2021-11-09). President al-Assad: Syria is keen on developing relations with China. dissidentvoice.org President Bashar al-Assad made a telephone call on Friday with Chinese President Xi Jinping, during which the two sides discussed the close bilateral relations and means of expanding mutual cooperation. During the phone call, the two sides affirmed the great importance given to develop bilateral relations as President al-Assad considered the relationship with China as …

Tamara Nassar (2021-11-09). Is the EU really shocked about the killing of a Palestinian boy? electronicintifada.net Fifteen children have been shot dead by Israel in the West Bank this year.

The Socialist Program (2021-11-09). "Uproot the System!" — Save the Planet, End Capitalism. liberationnews.org Brian Becker, Esther Iverem, Nicole Roussell and Walter Smolarek discuss how tens of thousands of people marched in Glasgow and all over the world last weekend, chanting "uproot the system!" and demanding the transformation of the world economy to combat the climate crisis.

Voelker R. (2021-11-09). Survey Describes How Patients With Arthritis Get Moving. jamanetwork.com This Medical News article describes the physical activities that adults with arthritis engage in most frequently.

WI Web Staff (2021-11-09). Federal Assistance for COVID Funerals Still Available. washingtoninformer.com Families dealing with the loss of a loved one due to coronavirus-related illnesses are eligible for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's funeral assistance program. | The program pays families up to $9,000 in funeral costs. | Roanoke's WDBJ-TV ‚Ä¢ For deaths that occurred after May 16, 2020, the death certificate must indicate the death was attributed to COVID-19. | ‚Ä¢ For deaths that occurred from Jan. 20 to May 16,…

WI Web Staff (2021-11-09). Maryland Surpasses 500K COVID Booster Shots. washingtoninformer.com Maryland now has administered 500,000 coronavirus booster shots, Gov. Larry Hogan announced this week. | The state leads the region and ranks in the top 10 in the nation in boosters for seniors, Hogan's office "Maryland has mobilized a robust network of vaccination providers, including pharmacies, primary care providers, mobile clinics, community health centers and local health depart…

WI Web Staff (2021-11-09). Thousands of Tons of COVID-Related Waste Pollutes Oceans: Study. washingtoninformer.com The earth's oceans are polluted with over 25,000 tons of coronavirus-related plastic waste, according to a study in the journal PNAS. | Since the start of the pandemic, the world has generated over 8 million tons of related waste. Hospitals generate much of this waste and it accumulates on beaches and coastal sediments, PNAS reported plastic waste poses a major threat to marine life and ecosystems. The researchers of the study said the coronavirus only increased the d…

Anonymous765 (2021-11-09). Locations Of US Carrier Strike Groups — November 9, 2021. southfront.org This is the newest update of the 'U.S. Carrier Strike Groups Locations Map' exclusive series showing the approximate locations of U.S. Carrier Strike Groups. SouthFront: Analysis & Intelligence tracks locations of U.S. aircraft carriers using the available open-source information. No classified information was used in production of the map. | click to see the full-size image | Carrier strike group (CSG) is an operational formation of the United States Navy. It is centered on an aircraft carrier and a carrier ai…

Aidan O'Brien (2021-11-09). How the U.S. Lost the "Great Game" in Central Asia. covertactionmagazine.com When the Soviet Union collapsed, the U.S. power elite saw an opportunity to take over the oil-rich region considered key …

Abbasi J. (2021-11-09). Flu Vaccine Candidate Elicits Enhanced Immune Response. jamanetwork.com In a pivotal head-to-head trial, a recombinant nanoparticle influenza vaccine candidate was well-tolerated and induced enhanced immune responses among older adults compared with a licensed seasonal flu shot, researchers reported in The Lancet Infectious Diseases.

Anonymous007 (2021-11-09). Massacres And Lethal Incidents Leave Scores Dead In Niger. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The population of Niger is suffering from increasingly violent terrorist attacks in recent months. | On November 2nd, Islamic extremists have killed 69 people in the latest attack in the volatile border region near Mali. This happened when terrorists ambushed a self-defense brigade in western Niger. | The violence took place earlier this week near Banibangou, about 155 miles (250 kilometers) north of the capital, Niamey. | The town's mayor w…

Staff (2021-11-09). Major investing platform hit with data breach, millions of users affected. rt.com Scandal-hit investment platform Robinhood has revealed that the personal data of millions of its customers was exposed by a "data security incident" after an extortionist "socially engineered" a customer support staffer last week. | In a During the data breach, which occurred on November 3, the attacker…

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-09). Baku renews threats against Armenia over "Azerbaijani lands" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com By the "territories of Azerbaijan" and "Azerbaijani lands" is presumably meant any part of Nagorno-Karabakh not yet attacked and seized by the Azerbaijan-Turkey one nation, two states military bloc. Illegal visit of the Minister of Defense of Armenia to the territory of Azerbaijan — military-political provocation — Ministry of Defense [T]his is stated in the …

Peoples Dispatch (2021-11-09). Saharawi human rights defenders condemn Moroccan war crimes. peoplesdispatch.org The report published by CODESA on the atrocities committed by the Moroccan forces blames UN agencies and other human rights organizations for failing to intervene and investigate the cases of human rights violations…

James J. Zogby (2021-11-09). Refocus on Iran's Behaviour. globalresearch.ca To receive Global Research's Daily Newsletter (selected articles), Visit …

Nan McCurdy (2021-11-09). Sandinistas Win By a Landslide! U.S. Dirty Tricks Fail in Derailing Nicaraguan Democracy. covertactionmagazine.com In the lead up to the February 25, 1990 elections, President George H.W. Bush told the Nicaraguan people that the …

Abbasi J. (2021-11-09). "Polymutant" Spike Points Way Toward More Durable COVID-19 Vaccine. jamanetwork.com Researchers at The Rockefeller University previously found that people who recover from COVID-19 and subsequently are vaccinated appear to have protection for at least a year, including against variants of concern. In the team's latest study, participants with a prior SARS-CoV-2 infection who received 2 mRNA vaccine doses produced polyclonal antibodies capable of neutralizing a spike protein engineered with a suite of antibody-resistant mutations. The findings suggest that plasma antibodies from "infected-then-vaccinated" individuals may be even more potent and broad than previously known.

Staff (2021-11-09). Hackers steal sensitive data from millions of Robinhood users. rt.com Scandal-hit investment platform Robinhood has revealed that the personal data of millions of its customers was exposed by a "data security incident" after an extortionist "socially engineered" a customer support staffer last week. | In a During the data breach, which occurred on November 3, the attacker…

Anonymous765 (2021-11-09). The Migrant Tug Of War At The Belarus-Poland Border. southfront.org | DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : | MONERO (XMR): 49HqitRzdnhYjgTEAhgGpCfsjdTeMbUTU6cyR4JV1R7k2Eej9rGT8JpFiYDa4tZM6RZiFrHmMzgSrhHEqpDYK…

WSWS (2021-11-09). Workers Struggles: The Americas. wsws.org Some 2,000 workers at a giant Cargill plant in Alberta, Canada voted 97 percent to authorize strike while teacher unions in Uruguay held a one-day strike November 5 to protest cuts.

Vijay Prashad (2021-11-09). Chile is at the dawn of a new political era. greenleft.org.au The journey to a new era in Chile has two important paths: the writing of the new constitution and the presidential election on November 21, reports Vijay Prashad.

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-09). NATO trains Azerbaijani navy to meet NATO standards in Turkish exercise. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com This is an ongoing exercise that includes military observers from Azerbaijan's and Turkey's Three Brothers military axis ally Pakistan as well as Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Libya, Nigeria, Oman and Ukraine. Azerbaijani naval sailors took part in NATO assessment exercises As part of the NATO Operational Capabilities Concept at the Eastern Mediterranean-2021 multinational naval exercise in …

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-09). Stoltenberg: NATO stands in solidarity with Poland and all our Allies in the region. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATO chief voices solidarity with Poland amid border standoff The NATO chief on Tuesday voiced solidarity with Poland amid a migrant crisis at the country's border with Belarus. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg made the statement after discussing the border standoff with Polish President Andrzej Duda…. He added: "NATO stands in solidarity with Poland and all …

WSWS (2021-11-09). Brutal police killing of 18 year old Roma youth sparks protests in Greece. wsws.org While Roma are disproportionate victims of police harassment and violence in Greece, with police raids in Roma settlements a common occurrence, police violence affects the entire working class.

_____ (2021-11-09). Indigenous-Led Action In Memory Of MMIW And Relatives. popularresistance.org As climate chaos rages forward, Indigenous communities and land defenders continue to remain on the frontlines challenging the continued expansion of major contributors to the climate crisis. According to the Front Line Defenders 2020 report, the three most targeted sectors of human rights defence were: land, environmental and Indigenous Peoples' rights (21%), LGBTIQ+ rights (14%), and women's rights (11%). Of the 331 human rights defenders killed in 2020, 26% were working on Indigenous Peoples's rights. | In 2016, the international community was horrified when Berta Caceres, a Lenca Indigenous rights fighter, co…

Binoy Kampmark (2021-11-09). The CIA and empty assurances: Day 2 of the US appeal against Julian Assange. greenleft.org.au Binoy Kampmark sums up the second day of the extradition appeal by the United States against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.

Editor (2021-11-09). SFSU President sides with tech giants on silencing of Palestinian voices. mronline.org President Mahoney's decision upholds the University's acceptance of Big Tech's increasing control over academic discussion, and its complicity with Zionist organizations.

MEE staff (2021-11-09). Azeri 'hitman' accused of targeting Israelis set to stand trial in Cyprus. middleeasteye.net Azeri 'hitman' accused of targeting Israelis set to stand trial in Cyprus | Azerbaijani national is accused of recruiting Pakistani and Lebanese accomplices to assassinate Israeli businesspeople | Tue, 11/09/2021 – 18: 39 | Cypriot police have formally charged an Azeri man on suspicion that he planned to carry out contract killings of Israelis living on the island (AFP/File photo) | Cypriot police have officia…

Mary Beth Pfeiffer (2021-11-09). Don't Vaccinate Kids: Urgent Message from Doctors' Summit. globalresearch.ca To receive Global Research's Daily Newsletter (selected articles), Visit …

Germán Gorraiz López (2021-11-09). Is the Oil Shortage Already Endemic? globalresearch.ca To receive Global Research's Daily Newsletter (selected articles), Visit …

Ana Perdigón (2021-11-09). Vice President Rodríguez Announces Which Vaccines will be Given to Venezuelan Children. orinocotribune.com With the immunization campaign beginning to target a wider sector of the Venezuelan population, Executive Vice President Delcy Rodríguez informed the public which vaccines would be authorized for children between two and eleven years old. | This Monday marked the

Mustafa Abu Sneineh (2021-11-09). Meet Blue Wolf, the app Israel uses to spy on Palestinians in the occupied West Bank. middleeasteye.net Meet Blue Wolf, the app Israel uses to spy on Palestinians in the occupied West Bank | An explosive report in the Washington Post reveals extensive Israeli military surveillance project in West Bank | Tue, 11/09/2021 – 14: 09 | An Israeli technician climbs up a pole to install a surveillance camera in occupied Ras al-Amud, East Jerusalem, on 24 January 2019 (AFP) | Cameras have lo…

Global Research News (2021-11-09). Selected Articles: What You Need to Know About Pfizer's Comirnaty Vaccine. globalresearch.ca By There have now been 2,433 fetal deaths recorded in VAERS (Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System) from pregnant …

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-09). Op-Ed: Turkey is bedrock of NATO's eastern, southeastern flanks. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com From today's Anadolu Agency. Written by Ahmet Gencturk, identified as an Anadolu correspondent and research fellow in history at the University of Rome. Security of NATO and hence EU starts from its eastern and southeastern flanks and completely depends on their strength and stability While assertive Russian and Chinese foreign policies, which do not hesitate …

Mark Valencia (2021-11-09). US nuclear sub accident warns of potential for catastrophe. asiatimes.com The US nuclear-sub accident last month demonstrated operator incompetence, government hypocrisy and the environmental threat posed by such operations in the South China Sea. On October 7, the US Navy announced that five days earlier, on October 2, its Seawolf-class nuclear-powered and nuclear-weapons-capable submarine USS Connecticut had hit an unidentified object in the South China Sea. According …

Joris Leverink (2021-11-09). Economic Update: A Story of War. roarmag.org On this week's show, Prof. Wolff discusses how Amazon rips off small business and squeezes workers; US and China's military tactics; top mainstream economists grasp the deepening critique of capitalism; and how strikes at Nabisco and Kellogg expose capitalism's classic contours of class struggle. | The second half of the show features an interview with Prof Talia Lugacy on her new independent film This is Not a War Story released by Warner Media HBO Max. | You can support this show on

WSWS (2021-11-09). Letter from a Caterpillar worker to Deere strikers: "Take the reins in your own hands" wsws.org The UAW's betrayals of two strikes at Caterpillar in the 1990s—one from 1991-1992 and a second, 17-month long strike from 1994-1995—were among the most bitter and significant defeats suffered by the working class at the hands of the union bureaucracy in that decade.

WSWS (2021-11-09). Analysis of EPA data shows millions subjected to high levels of cancer-causing industrial pollution. wsws.org ProPublica found that 256,000 Americans are being exposed to pollution levels higher than the EPA's upper "acceptable risk," while 74 million are subjected to levels with a higher than 1 in 1 million excess cancer risk.

WSWS (2021-11-09). Brutal police killing of 18 year old Roma youth sparks protests. wsws.org While Roma are disproportionate victims of police harassment and violence, with police raids in Roma settlements a common occurrence, police violence affects the entire working class.

Don Fitz (2021-11-09). Path to extinction or path to a livable future? greenleft.org.au In a new book, Stan Cox dismisses the anti-science and racism of climate denialists such as Donald Trump, strips bare the insincerity of the early Joe Biden administration, and uncovers the lurking dangers of energy denial, writes Don Fitz.

WSWS (2021-11-09). Georgia Kaiser Permanente workers vote to authorize strike. wsws.org The vote came just days before unions covering nearly 32,000 Kaiser Permanente workers on the US West Coast announced a strike deadline of November 15.

Staff (2021-11-09). Julian Assange's Fiancée Stella Moris: WikiLeaks Helped Expose Climate Change Hypocrisy & War Crimes. democracynow.org Britain's High Court is expected to decide in the coming weeks whether to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States, where he faces up to 175 years in prison under espionage charges for publishing classified documents exposing U.S. war crimes. We get an update from Assange's partner, Stella Moris, who is in Glasgow as part of her campaign to free Julian and to highlight how WikiLeaks has also revealed evidence of how corporations and states have undermined the goals of prior climate summits. Moris says WikiLeaks is an "extraordinary tool … to understand the relationships between the states…

Anonymous103 (2021-11-09). Political Earthquake During US Elections. southfront.org Illustrative ImageDemocrats lose in blue Virginia and barely hang on in deep blue New Jersey | Written by William Stroock, observer, author of military fiction | Last week Republican Glenn Youngkin defeated Democrat Terry McAuliffe in the race for Virginia governor. Youngkin won 50-48%, with the remainder of the vote going to third party candidates. Republicans won the race for Lt. Governor and Attorney General, and also flipped the Virginia House of Delegates. Larry Sabato, head of the University of Virginia's Center…

Prof. Anthony J. Hall (2021-11-09). Putting Trudeau On Notice, Our Governments are No Longer Legitimate: Throwing Off the Tyranny of Canada's Mandatory Vaccines. globalresearch.ca

Dr Aseem Malhotra FRCP (2021-11-09). BMJ Whistleblower Investigation Reveals Evidence of Falsifying Data in Pivotal Pfizer COVID Vaccine Trial. globalresearch.ca To receive Global Research's Daily Newsletter (selected articles), Visit …

Staff (2021-11-09). Test results for steel used in US Navy subs 'falsified' for decades. rt.com A former metallurgist at a Washington state foundry that produced steel used in US Navy submarines has admitted to taking "shortcuts" and doctoring the results of strength and toughness tests on the metal for over three decades. | Elaine Marie Thomas, 67, pleaded guilty to the fraud at a Tacoma court on Monday. Thomas was the director of metallurgy at a foundry in the city that provided steel castings used by Navy contractors Electric Boat and Newport News Shipbuilding to manufacture submarine hulls. | According to the Justice Department, the tests were to prove that the steel would hold up in a collision or d…

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-11-09). 6.2-Magnitude earthquake strikes near coast of Nicaragua. en.mehrnews.com The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) registered a strong earthquake near the coast of Nicaragua.

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-09). Lloyd Austin hails Georgia's role as Pentagon outpost on Black Sea, in Caucasus. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com US Defense Secretary to PM Garibashvili: 'Thank you for supporting the US-Georgia strategic partnership' "Thank you for hosting me in Georgia and for supporting the US-Georgia strategic partnership", says US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin in his official letter to Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili. In an official letter to Garibashvili, Lloyd noted the importance …

Jessica Corbett (2021-11-09). First draft of COP26 decision text slammed as 'love letter' to fossil fuel industry. nationofchange.org "To keep 1.5 alive," said the head of Greenpeace, "fossil fuels phase-out" must be added, and "countries must come back next year to close the gap."

Joris Leverink (2021-11-09). Anti-Capitalist Chronicles: Capital in the Attic. roarmag.org Season 3, Episode 24 — Capital in the Attic: | In this episode of ACC, Prof. Harvey talks about the real players in our capitalist society who operate outside of the market system and are accumulating massive amounts of wealth. Players like Carlos Slim, the Koch brothers, Stephen A. Schwarzman, CEO of Blackstone, reside in the "attic," where real wealth and real power are being assembled, argues Harvey. | You can support this podcast on

WSWS (2021-11-09). French anti-lockdown professor investigated for illegal experimentation. wsws.org Raoult allegedly conducted unapproved experiments in the course of a tuberculosis treatment trial, causing serious medical complications in several patients.

WSWS (2021-11-09). Polish government announces massive rearmament programme. wsws.org Poland has announced a doubling of the size of its armed forces and an enormous military build-up.

_____ (2021-11-09). Gas Crisis in Europe: an Outlook of the Arab World. journal-neo.org The current turbulence in the European gas market has attracted the attention of the Arabs closely watching the gas price situation. After all, the Arab oil-producing countries account for 56% of oil reserves and almost 27% of natural gas globally. In 2020, according to local data, they produced 28% of oil and 15% of natural …

Andrew Emett (2021-11-09). Former NY police chief charged and 3 officers suspended. nationofchange.org "It appears that GPD responding officers and others may not have responded appropriately."

Paul Antonopoulos (2021-11-09). European Response to Poland-Belarus Migrant Crisis Is Hypocritical. globalresearch.ca To receive Global Research's Daily Newsletter (selected articles), Visit …

MEE staff (2021-11-09). US: Appeals court rules WhatsApp can sue Israeli firm NSO Group. middleeasteye.net US: Appeals court rules WhatsApp can sue Israeli firm NSO Group | Federal appeals court rejected NSO's claims that it has foreign sovereign immunity from the civil court case | Tue, 11/09/2021 – 17: 03 | The Israeli firm has sparked outrage after an investigation revealed its Pegasus spyware was used by security forces and governments in several countries (AFP/File photo) | A United States federal appeals cour…

David Swanson (2021-11-09). Talk World Radio Debate: Reform War or Abolish It? warisacrime.org Talk World Radio is recorded as audio and video on Riverside.fm (except when it doesn't work, and then Zoom is used). Here is this week's video and all the videos on Youtube. This week on Talk World Radio, we're going to hold a bit of a respectful and civil debate. I'm going to take the …

imperial.ac.uk (2021-11-09). Grainne Brankin appointed as College Secretary and General Counsel. imperial.ac.uk Imperial has named Grainne Brankin as College Secretary and General Counsel — one of Imperial's principal administrative officers.

WSWS (2021-11-09). Denis Villeneuve brings half of sci-fi classic Dune to life. wsws.org Denis Villeneuve's Dune largely succeeds in setting up Dune: Part Two, while reducing or removing some of the more compelling aspects of the classic novel, including its ecological concerns.

WSWS (2021-11-09). University of Florida reverses ban on faculty from testifying in voting rights lawsuit. wsws.org University administrators were forced to reverse their prohibitions against testifying following an outpouring of opposition from legal experts and academics, and on social media.

B.N. Frank (2021-11-09). Video: "Health Effects of Cellphone and Cell Tower Radiation: Implications for 5G" globalresearch.ca To receive Global Research's Daily Newsletter (selected articles), Visit …

Keith Harmon Snow (2021-11-09). The Cult of the Toothpick King: Central Africa Revisited. dissidentvoice.org Review of British journalist Michela Wrong's remarkable new book Do Not Disturb: The Story of a Political Murder and an African Regime Gone Bad replete with a survey of some of the more notable reviews and the notorious1 reviewers who reviewed it. Do Not Disturb is a book out some six months now that has catapulted …

Mustafa Abu Sneineh (2021-11-09). Pegasus: Banned Palestinian NGO Staffers Hacked with Spyware, Report Says. globalresearch.ca To receive Global Research's Daily Newsletter (selected articles), Visit …

MEE staff (2021-11-09). US Holocaust Museum warns China 'may be committing genocide' against Uighurs. middleeasteye.net US Holocaust Museum warns China 'may be committing genocide' against Uighurs | Report says Beijing could be moving beyond forced assimilation of the Muslim minority as it tries to 'biologically destroy the group' | Tue, 11/09/2021 – 20: 14 | Protesters with the Stanton Public Policy Center's Purple Sash Revolution hold a rally outside the White House on 27 May, 2021 in support of Uighur women and call for a bo…

MEE staff (2021-11-09). Syria can re-enter Arab League if certain steps are met, says Egypt's foreign minister. middleeasteye.net Syria can re-enter Arab League if certain steps are met, says Egypt's foreign minister | Sameh Shoukry said Syria must 'play its traditional role in support of Arab national security' | Tue, 11/09/2021 – 19: 32 | Egyptian Foreign Minister visited Washington this week for the Egypt Strategic Dialogue with the Biden administration (AFP) |

Jonathan Cook (2021-11-09). Military pollution is the skeleton in the West's climate closet. dissidentvoice.org World leaders gathered in Glasgow last week for the COP26 summit in a bid to demonstrate how they are belatedly getting to grips with the climate crisis. Agreements to protect forests, cut carbon and methane emissions and promote green tech are all being hammered out in front of a watching world. Western politicians, in particular, …

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-09). Russia's Defense Ministry reacts to U.S. nuclear-capable bombers, interceptor warship off its Black Sea coast. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com US setting up multinational group of forces close to Russian border — top brass The United States is setting up a multinational group of armed forces close to the Russian border, Russia's Defense Ministry reported on Tuesday. Currently, the US Navy's guided missile destroyer [USS] Porter, tanker John Lenthall and command ship Mount Whitney are …

_____ (2021-11-09). America's Eager European Provocateurs Visit Taiwan. journal-neo.org In what at first glance looked like the European Union getting onboard with the US-led confrontation with China, a recent delegation led by Raphael Glucksmann sent to Taiwan supposedly representing the EU tells a story less of supposed mainland "interference" within the island territory, and instead, a story about US interference within the EU. Glucksmann …

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