2021-11-22: News Headlines

Alan MacLeod (2021-11-22). Documents show Bill Gates has given $319 million to media outlets to promote his global agenda. thegrayzone.com A look at the database of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation reveals how the oligarch influencing the global pandemic response has bankrolled hundreds of media outlets to the tune of at least $319 million. This article was originally published by Mint Press News. Read The Grayzone's investigation into Bill Gates' global public health empire and propaganda machine here. Up until his recent messy divorce, Bill Gates enjoyed something of a free pass in corporate media. Generally presented as a …

_____ (2021-11-22). The US is Preparing a Biological Time Bomb in Kazakhstan. journal-neo.org The Open Regulations website and the website of the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructural Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan recently published information on the Kazakh government's intention to build a "BSL-4 laboratory and underground storage facility for a collection of dangerous and highly dangerous strains" in the south of the country in the Korday …

Editor2 (2021-11-22). After a Year of Struggle by Farmers, Indian Government Forced to Withdraw Farm Laws. orinocotribune.com Editorial Note: Since the three Farm Laws were already passed in the Parliament (by unconstitutional means) and signed by the president of India, they can only be withdrawn by the Parliament, that is, the government has to bring another bill stating that the laws are being withdrawn, the MPs will vote on it, then the resolution is to be sent to the president. Long process. | Movements across India celebrated the struggle by the farmers during which they faced great repression and vilification. Around 750 people are believed to have died during the agitation which saw thousands camp on the borders of Delhi | After…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-11-22). Palestinian groups denounce UK's decision to ban Hamas as attempt to "criminalize resistance" peoplesdispatch.org Last week, UK home secretary Priti Patel announced the government's decision to ban Hamas in totality, claiming that it can no longer differentiate between the group's military and political wings…

Staff (2021-11-22). Hepatitis A alert for thousands of Starbucks customers. rt.com Health officials in Camden County, New Jersey are urging people to get vaccinated against Hepatitis A after a Starbucks employee tested positive for the virus. Thousands of customers may have been infected. | The county health department reported last week that a food handler employed at a Starbucks restaurant in Gloucester Township was working for some time while infectious. People who were there on the correspondent dates are encouraged to get immunized "out of an abundance of caution," and the department is offering free shots. | "Our highest priority is ensuring everyone involved remains safe and healthy,"

Staff (2021-11-22). Waukesha parade incident: Police confirm fatalities, 'person of interest' in custody. rt.com Police have confirmed that some people were killed after a car plowed through a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, adding that 12 children were taken to the hospital, and a person of interest is in custody. | Read more | | Waukesha Police Chief Dan Thompson revealed that 11 adults and 12 children suffered injuries at the parade on Sunday afternoon, after a red SUV broke through police barriers and rammed into the crowd, as well as a marching band. | There have also be…

John Feffer (2021-11-22). Far Right Institutional Power Isn't Inevitable. Here's How Leftists Can Win. zcomm.org There is this great opportunity for the left to assert a bold and visionary policy about not just mitigating the effects of climate change but effectively using climate change as a lever for economic transformation…

_____ (2021-11-22). What Would Have Worked Better Than Building Back Anything. popularresistance.org The BBB bill, as originally conceived, was a minimal sort of social needs proposal, pathetically far behind the norm on the planet, originally costing about a third of U.S. military spending (across all departments and agencies of military spending, and treating both BBB and military spending in terms of annual cost, rather than multiplying only the former by 10 as is the custom). BBB has now been cut to (depending on how you count it) a sixth of military spending and with — wait for it — no, it's really worth the wait — wait for it — tax cuts for the mega-wealthy thrown in during the proc…

WSWS (2021-11-22). Deere workers denounce UAW "dirty tricks" operation to pass contract: "They're criminal scumbags" wsws.org As 10,000 John Deere workers have begun to return to plants and warehouses in recent days following the shutdown of their five-week-long strike, anger has remained high at the United Auto Workers union.

Ann Brown (2021-11-22). Popular Influencer After Biden's Comments On Rittenhouse: I Was Tricked Into Voting Biden, Never Again. moguldom.com Black voters are becoming disenchanted with President Joe Biden, especially after his comments on the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict. On Nov. 19 a jury found Rittenhouse not guilty on all charges after he shot and killed two people and injured a third in Kenosha, Wisconsin, during a 2020 Black Lives Matter protest. The verdict outraged many in Black …

Editor (2021-11-22). 'Saddening, infuriating, and utterly unsurprising': Rittenhouse acquitted. mronline.org The verdict, said the Huber family, sends the "unacceptable message" that armed vigilantes can "use the danger they have created to justify shooting people in the street."

Mark Gruenberg (2021-11-22). Multi-racial justice groups condemn Rittenhouse verdicts; Trump, Fox cheer. peoplesworld.org

Staff (2021-11-22). Anthony Huber Was a Hero: Victim of Kyle Rittenhouse Remembered for Trying to Save Lives At Protest. democracynow.org The parents of Anthony Huber, one of two men killed by Kyle Rittenhouse, say they are heartbroken and angry over the jury's Friday verdict, and argue it failed to deliver justice for any of Rittenhouse's victims. In a statement Friday, they said: "Make no mistake: our fight to hold those responsible for Anthony's death accountable continues in full force." Rittenhouse shot and killed 26-year-old Huber within seconds after Huber attempted to disarm the gunman by hitting him with a skateboard. "Huber stepped in to try to stop this person. And in almost any scenario we call that person a hero," says Anand Swaminatha…

Staff (2021-11-22). Headlines for November 22, 2021. democracynow.org Wisconsin Jury Acquits Kyle Rittenhouse For Killing 2 People, Injuring a Third | , Serial Rapist Who Pleaded Guilty To Sexually Assaulting 4 Teenagers Avoids Any Jail Time, White Missouri Police Detective Found Guilty in Fatal Shooting of Black Man, SUV Plows Through Christmas Parade in Waukesha, WI, Killing 5 People, Wounding At Least 40 | , Europe Sees Massive Protests Against COVID Restrictions As Cases Surge, U.S. Regulators Approve COVID Boosters For All Adults as Officials Warn of Possible Winter Surge | , Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok Reinstated As Teenager Killed in Ongoing Anti-Coup Protests | ,…

George Chidi (2021-11-22). Kyle Rittenhouse's Acquittal Sets a Dangerous Precedent. zcomm.org Jurors are asked to uphold the law as it stands. We don't ask jurors to make the law. That's on us…

Malik Miah (2021-11-22). United States: Rittenhouse verdict gives vigilantes green light to kill. greenleft.org.au Twelve jurors found teenage vigilante Kyle Rittenhouse not guilty for the deaths of Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber and for wounding Gaige Grosskreutz at a Black Lives Matter protest last year, reports Malik Miah.

Staff (2021-11-22). The System is Broken: Jacob Blake's Dad & Uncle on Kyle Rittenhouse Acquittal for Vigilante Killings. democracynow.org Protests erupted nationwide after a jury in Kenosha, Wisconsin, acquitted Kyle Rittenhouse on all five counts for fatally shooting two people and wounding a third last year during protests sparked by the police shooting that left Jacob Blake paralyzed. Kyle Rittenhouse claimed he acted in self-defense when he killed Anthony Huber and Joseph Rosenbaum with an AR-15-style rifle. The jury's decision was announced Friday afternoon after about 26 hours of deliberations. To discuss the significance of their verdict, we speak with Jacob Blake Sr. and Justin Blake, the father and uncle of Jacob Blake, who protested outsi…

WSWS (2021-11-22). Donald Trump and fascist right celebrate acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse. wsws.org The jury verdict of not guilty on all charges in the trial of teenage fascist shooter Kyle Rittenhouse has been hailed by Donald Trump and other extreme right-wing political figures as a vindication of their assault on anti-police violence protesters.

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-22). Reader's comment on Belarus' warning of war. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com From Alex re "If we start a war here in Belarus, NATO and Russia will get involved. It will be a nuclear war." With the recent failure of US-NATO-allied bloc regime change efforts (targeting Belarus) through colour revolution techniques, a kinetic stage of operations is approaching. Importantly, recent joint Russia-Belarus displays of military cooperation (involving …

Dana Sanchez (2021-11-22). Facebook Tells LA Police To Stop Spying On Users And Collecting Their Data With Fake Accounts. moguldom.com Facebook has strict policies against users setting up fake accounts on the social network, and the Los Angeles Police Department is in violation of those terms and policies, according to a letter from the social media giant's assistant counsel for civil rights, Vice President Roy Austin. Austin wrote a cease and desist letter asking the …

Dan Yaseen (2021-11-22). Speaking Truth to Empire about AFRICOM. warisacrime.org "Speaking Truth to Empire" on KFCF 88.1 independently owned and locally operated since 1975 in Fresno, Dan Yaseen interviews Tunde Osazua, a member of the Black Alliance for Peace, he is the coordinator of U.S. Out of Africa Network. They discuss the Black Alliance for Peace, AFRICOM, American and European imperialism in Africa.

_____ (2021-11-22). The High Stakes Of The US-Russia Confrontation Over Ukraine. popularresistance.org A report in Covert Action Magazine from the self-declared Donetsk People's Republic in Eastern Ukraine describes grave fears of a new offensive by Ukrainian government forces, after increased shelling, a drone strike by a Turkish-built drone and an attack on Staromaryevka, a village inside the buffer zone established by the 2014-15 Minsk Accords. | The People's Republics of Donetsk (DPR) and Luhansk (LPR), which declared independence in response to the U.S.-backed coup in Ukraine in 2014, have once again become flashpoints in the intensifying Cold War between the United States and Russia. The U.S. and NATO appear…

Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J. S. Davies (2021-11-22). The High Stakes of the U.S.-Russia Confrontation Over Ukraine. dissidentvoice.org The border between post-coup Ukraine and the Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republics, based on the Minsk Agreements. Map credit: Wikipedia The People's Republics of Donetsk (DPR) and Luhansk (LPR), which declared independence in response to the U.S.-backed coup in Ukraine in 2014, have once again become flashpoints in the intensifying Cold War between the United …

Abigail Yartey (2021-11-22). Remembering Greenham Common. zcomm.org Review of Mothers of the Revolution, a new documentary that tells the story of the women who helped to end the Cold War…

_____ (2021-11-22). The Amazon Army And The 1919-1922 Kansas Coal Strikes. popularresistance.org The struggle of the miners and the Amazon Army appears in no major labor history book. I decided to leave it out in my first book When Workers Shot Back (Ovetz, 2019) due to the lack of documentary evidence to write an entire chapter on it. This oversight is a mistake. The Amazon Army has much to teach us today about the interconnected struggle between waged and unwaged workers, immigrant and native labor, productive and reproductive labor, industrial unionism and organizing for power on the shopfloor, and the use of labor law and unions as a strategy for managing and suppressing class struggle.

WSWS (2021-11-22). Australia: Overloaded Victorian hospital system narrowly avoids Code Red. wsws.org The state Labor government has only been able to carry out its dangerous policy to prematurely open up the economy because of the health unions' opposition to any mobilisation of their members against it.

_____ (2021-11-22). The Middle East: Who is Setting Fire to the Entire Region? journal-neo.org Representatives of Iran and the G4+1 (Britain, France, Germany, China, and Russia) are expected to hold the seventh round of discussions on lifting US sanctions against the Islamic Republic in Vienna on November 29. Negotiations were suspended in June when the Islamic Republic held presidential elections. Since then, the new Iranian administration has reviewed the details …

_____ (2021-11-22). Far-Right And Left To Face Off In Second Round Of Presidential Elections In Chile. popularresistance.org José Antonio Kast of the far-right Christian Social Front and Gabriel Boric of the left-wing Approve Dignity coalition won the first round of the presidential elections held in Chile on November 21. They will now face off in the run-off on December 19. According to the results released by the Chile's Electoral Service (SERVEL), with 100% of the votes counted, Kast obtained 27.91% of the votes, while Boric closely followed him with 25.83% of the votes.

_____ (2021-11-22). Lee Camp: What Are The Prospects For Peace? popularresistance.org Events are unfolding at a quickening pace. Facing an alarming escalation in tensions around the world, we are looking to our most respected and renowned thought leaders for an honest assessment of both U.S. foreign and military policy to offer their most current thoughts and insights. We know they have some ideas for improving the prospects for peace. | Lee Camp is the head writer and host of the national TV show Redacted Tonight with Lee Camp on RT America. He's a former contributor to The Onion, former staff humor writer for the Huffington Post, and co-host of the podcast "Government Secrets." He's toured the c…

_____ (2021-11-22). Nicaragua Explains Why It's Leaving OAS, Responds To US Attacks On Its Elections. popularresistance.org Nicaraguan Diplomat Michael Campbell Hooker Tells The Grayzone's Ben Norton Why They Are Leaving The Organization Of American States (OAS), Which He Says Is A "Failed," "Coup-Plotting" Organization Dominated By Washington. Campbell Also Responds To US Attempts To Discredit Nicaragua's November Elections, And Explains The Importance Of Autonomy For Indigenous And Afro-Descendant Communities On The Caribbean Coast.

_____ (2021-11-22). "No Mas!" Nicaragua Quits OAS As EU Tries To Undermine Venezuela Elections. popularresistance.org We do not recognize ourselves as a colony of any power and we claim national dignity and decorum, in legitimate defense of our independence, sovereignty, and self-determination." With these words, Nicaraguan Foreign Minister Denis Moncada announced that Nicaragua would be joining Venezuela in quitting the Organization of American States (OAS). This action is long overdue, and other Latin and Caribbean nations should quickly follow suit.

_____ (2021-11-22). The Regulatory Studies Center: A Stain On The George Washington University Name. popularresistance.org Our newest report, "The Regulatory Studies Center: A Stain on the George Washington University Name," delves into the Koch and ExxonMobil funded RSC, which has repeatedly acted as a front for fossil fuel interests with a history of using GW's name to provide credibility to climate deniers, fossil fuel cronies, and other discredited backers of pseudoscience. The report, written by UnKoch My Campus Student Organizer and GW student Jake Lowe, highlights a number of instances of climate disinformation and details how the RSC has played a role in promoting a deregulation agenda that benefits its donors.

_____ (2021-11-22). Washington Maintains Seditious Agenda Against Venezuela. popularresistance.org The government of the United States ratified its seditious policy against Venezuela by continuing to recognize former deputy Juan Guaidó as the interim president of Venezuela. On Tuesday, November 16, the Undersecretary of State for the Western Hemisphere, Brian Nichols, confirmed that the US still recognizes former deputy Juan Guaidó "and his government." The statement was made during Nichols' appearance before the Foreign Subcommittee of the Chamber of Deputies, in which Nichols was asked whether the US administration plans to recognize the President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro.

Aaron Maté (2021-11-22). Corrupting Science: in Syria probe, OPCW erased experts' inconvenient findings. thegrayzone.com Early in the OPCW's Douma investigation, expert toxicologists ruled out chlorine gas as the victims' cause of death. Leaks expose how senior OPCW officials censored this explosive finding — and then targeted the inspector who raised the alarm. In the early days of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons' investigation of an alleged chemical attack in Douma, Syria, expert toxicologists ruled out chlorine gas as the cause of death for the more than 40 civilians reported at the …

Amy Goodman (2021-11-22). Jacob Blake's family hails rare conviction of KC police officer who shot dead Cameron Lamb in 2019. nationofchange.org The jury decision was unexpected and may set a precedent for future cases in Missouri.

Ann Brown (2021-11-22). Missouri Congressman Emmanuel Cleaver Confronted On Reparations (Video). moguldom.com Supporters of reparations for slavery have increasingly been confronting Black politicians to ask where they stand on the issue. House Majority Whip James Clyburn has been questioned more than once at public appearances about his views and lack of action in promoting reparations, and Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II (D-Mo.) recently had to answer questions about …

Anonymous Contributor (2021-11-22). Paramilitaries Attack Zapatista Support Bases, Set Fire to Autonomous School. itsgoingdown.org Communique from the AJMAQ Network of Resistance and Rebellion denouncing the recent paramilitary attack carried out against Zapatista Support Bases and the burning of an autonomous Zapatista secondary school To the People of the World To the Indigenous Governing Council To the National Indigenous Congress To the National and International Sixth To the Networks of…

Ben Slowey (2021-11-22). Milwaukee movement provides clean water for expecting mothers. liberationnews.org The Get the Lead out Coalition partners with local company to provide free, clean water to pregnant women at risk for lead exposure.

Canadian Tire Fire (2021-11-22). Canadian Tire Fire #20: Floods in Southern BC, Raids on Wet'suwet'en Territory, #AllOutForWedzinKwa Solidarity Actions Spread. itsgoingdown.org Cover image: @Gidimten / @M_Tol In this week's column, we present an update on the recent wave of repression and arrests on Wet'suwet'en territory by the RCMP, as well as a roundup of solidarity actions across so-called Canada and beyond. Be sure to listen to a recent interview with Sleydo' of the Gidimt'en on a…

David Cronin (2021-11-22). White saviors want Palestinians to "own" the occupation. electronicintifada.net EU cuts pay for local staff with its police "mission" in the West Bank.

Ed Rampell (2021-11-22). L.A.'s AFI Fest returns with films about occupation, voting, and protest. peoplesworld.org The AFI Fest returned to Hollywood for live, in-person screenings and events, with an additional virtual component. Here are some more quick reviews of some of the films I saw, which may soon be coming to screens both large and small. These were offered as part of "Meet the Press 3: Democracy…on the Line." Takeover—the …

Editor (2021-11-22). African Feminisms—a decolonial history: an interview with Rama Salla Dieng. mronline.org In her new book 'African Feminisms — a decolonial history', the Senegalese scholar-activist Rama Salla Dieng interviews feminist activists about their work, struggles and lives. Interviewed by Coumba Kane, Dieng speaks about what it means to be a feminist in Africa today.

Editor (2021-11-22). Millions more want to quit. mronline.org The "Great Resignation" refers to the millions of people who have quit their job over the past 20 months, "more than 4.4 million alone in September" which is about the same as the previous month.

Editor (2021-11-22). New 'Union-Busting Tracker' debuts online. mronline.org On Nov. 6, a group of volunteers launched a Web page called the 'Union-Busting Tracker' to post examples of union-busting. Eleven days later, they'd listed 180 separate cases, naming the employers and the union-busting outfits they'd hired.

Editor (2021-11-22). UN Commission objects to OPCW report on Syria. mronline.org The UN Commission on Syria does not consider as proven the alleged chemical weapons attack in April 2018.

Elaheh Farmand (2021-11-22). "Our power comes from our unity": On the picket line with Scranton, PA teachers. liberationnews.org Liberation News joined teachers, counselors and other Scranton Federation of Teachers (SFT) members on the picket line the morning of Nov. 22.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-11-22). NAM and India's Attempts to Nurture Asian-African Ties. libya360.wordpress.com ND Jayaprakash After the ceasefire agreement came into force in Korea on 27 July 1953, the United States shifted its attention to Indo-China to prevent the defeat of France in its colonial war of over seven years. On 18 May 1953, United States Secretary of State John Dulles had already expressed alarm. He said, "…all…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-11-22). Sudan's Anti-Coup Protesters Reject Agreement to Reinstate Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok. libya360.wordpress.com Peoples Dispatch By agreeing to pick a new cabinet of technocrats devoid of all representation from civilian political parties, PM Hamdok has lost support of all sections of the protesters and most political parties In Sudan, a 14-point agreement was signed between army chief and coup leader Abdel Fattah al-Burhan and deposed prime minister Abdalla…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-11-22). Venezuela: Chavismo Triumphs Electorally Despite Difficulties. libya360.wordpress.com Yoselina Guevara On Sunday, November 21, the candidates of the Gran Polo Patriotico coalition and the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), representing the political force of the current Venezuelan government, managed to defeat the opposition parties, which, although divided, participated again in the voting after they had successively withdrawn since 2017 in an effort…

Isheka N. Harrison (2021-11-22). Travis Scott, Drake, Apple, Live Nation And Others Named In New $2B Astroworld Lawsuit. moguldom.com A new $2 billion dollar class-action lawsuit has been filed against hip-hop artists Travis Scott and Drake as well as Apple Music, Live Nation and others on behalf of victims of the Nov. 5 tragedy at the Astroworld concert in Houston, where 10 people were crushed to death and hundreds of others were injured. The …

Isheka N. Harrison (2021-11-22). AOC: Establishment Democrats Are Not Engaging The Youth, That's Why Youth Turnout Collapsed In Virginia. moguldom.com Some of U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's recent comments are indicating the rift between progressive and establishment Democrats isn't going anywhere anytime soon. Affectionately known as AOC, Ocasio-Cortez said she and other progressives were not asked to assist in the gubernatorial race in Virginia, despite how high the stakes were. Democrat Terry McAuliffe was bested by …

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2021-11-22). Prestigious Weaponry Expert Censored After Demonstrating that a Deadly Poison Gas Attack—Blamed on the Syrian Government—Was Really a False-Flag Operation by U.S.-Funded Terrorists. covertactionmagazine.com Top MIT Scientist Was Subject to Defamatory Attacks and Had Article Exposing Truth About Alleged Syrian Chemical Weapons Attacks Pulled …

Jesús Rodríguez-Espinoza (2021-11-22). 21N Regional Elections in Venezuela Held in Peace and with High Turnout. orinocotribune.com Caracas, November 21, 2021 ( Orinoco Tribune team toured Caracas in the afternoon and noted a higher turnout, higher than the ones registered since 2017, besides the fact that traditionally most…

John Rachel (2021-11-22). Personal interview: Lee Camp What are the Prospects for Peace? nationofchange.org Lee Camp directly address the role of the U.S. in the escalating tensions and its capacity to reduce them.

Joris Leverink (2021-11-22). Anti-Capitalist Chronicles: The Coercive Laws of Competition. roarmag.org Season 3, Episode 25 — The Coercive Laws of Competition: | In this episode of ACC, Prof. Harvey examines two schools of thought within the Marxist tradition, one that focuses on the falling rate of profit, and the other that explores the rising mass. Harvey argues that both schools miss an important contradiction that separates each of them from the other: the role of competition. The coercive laws of competition are crucial for both falling rate of profit and rising mass. He explains why. | You can support this podcast on

Joris Leverink (2021-11-22). Economic Update: Chris Hedges & US Prisons. roarmag.org On this week's show, Prof. Wolff presents updates on how South Dakota is leading the US to become world's number-two tax haven; how the pandemic's economic shock was cut by very "uncapitalistic" means; why employers want the government to pay workers to go back to work; and how libertarians mistake puppets for puppeteers. | The second half of the show features an interview with Chris Hedges on lessons for us from US prisons and prisoners. | You can support this show on

Joris Leverink (2021-11-22). The Laura Flanders Show: Native Sovereignty is Key to Climate Justice. roarmag.org In the midst of a national reckoning with white supremacy and colonial history, Indigenous people are demanding a new relationship with DC — honoring the traditional, legal and moral rights of native nations. Earlier this year, a group of Native organizers traveled with a 25-foot totem pole from the Lummi Nation in Washington State to Washington D.C. stopping for ceremonies in communities under threat and gathering messages for the Biden Harris administration. In DC they held a historic meeting with Interior Secretary Deb Haaland. | In this episode, we hear what happened in that meeting, how Native movement…

Marilyn Bechtel (2021-11-22). Nurses, mental health therapists and other Kaiser Permanente health workers strike to support stationary engineers. peoplesworld.org OAKLAND, Calif. — Over 60,000 members of other unions representing Kaiser Permanente workers throughout northern California held solidarity strikes Nov. 17 and 18, in solidarity with members of Stationary Engineers Local 39, who have been walking picket lines since their contract expired in mid-September. On Thursday, more than 40,000 workers belonging to SEIU-UHW, OPEIU Local …

Mark Gruenberg (2021-11-22). Insurgent O'Brien slate wins Teamsters vote. peoplesworld.org

Maureen Clare Murphy (2021-11-22). Terror designations promote tolerance of apartheid. electronicintifada.net US has given its implicit blessing of attack on human rights groups.

Morning Star (2021-11-22). Chilean presidential elections to enter second-round run-off. peoplesworld.org

Olivia Rosane (2021-11-22). More U.S. citizens than ever before understand climate change is real and dangerous. peoplesworld.org People in the U.S. are taking the climate crisis more seriously than ever before, a new survey indicates. The latest Climate Change in the American Mind survey from the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication found that an all-time high of 76 percent of U.S. respondents think global warming is happening. Further, for the first time, more than half …

Paul C. West (2021-11-22). The win-wins of climate and biodiversity solutions. nationofchange.org We need all efforts, big and small, to solve the biodiversity and climate crises.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-11-22). European Court of Human Rights holds Croatian authorities responsible for death of migrant child. peoplesdispatch.org An Afghan migrant family was forcefully pushed back from the border by the Croatian authorities in 2017. A six-year-old child in the family was later hit and killed by a train while walking on foot near the Serbian border…

Rann Miller (2021-11-22). Black Dads Are Great, So Are Black Teachers. moguldom.com In response to violence at the Southwood High School in Shreveport, Louisiana, a group of 40 Black fathers have come together to ensure that the violence stops. They actively monitor the hallways of the school in shifts, resulting in fewer fights, students attending class and an overall morale boost in the school. For many, this …

Staff (2021-11-22). Anti-Chavismo Comes Out to Vote and Calls for Participation in 21N Regional Elections. orinocotribune.com From very early on this Sunday, November 21, candidates and politicians of the Venezuelan opposition exercised their right to vote to elect future state governors, mayors, state legislators and city councilors of the country. | Opposition politicians detailed their experience at the polls with images and messages to motivate the participation of citizens in the elections. One such politician was David Uzcátegui, Fuerza Vecinal candidate for the governorship of the state of Miranda, who, through his Twitter account, reported that he had already exercised his right to vote in the company of his family. | "People of…

Staff (2021-11-22). Spain's Zapatero Urges Confidence in Venezuelan Political System. orinocotribune.com Former prime minister of Spain, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, arrived in the city of Caracas this Saturday, November 21, to meet with the president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro. The leader of the Podemos party, Juan Carlos Monedero, and the former Colombian senator Piedad Córdoba also participated, as international observers, in the meeting broadcast by Venezolana de Televisión. | Zapatero, who presented himself as the main spokesperson for the group of observers, noted the significance of the opposition's participation in the elections, as well as the participation of the European Union's electoral observation m…

Bruce Cumings (2021-11-22). Korea, A Unique Colony: Last to be Colonized and First to Revolt. asia-pacificresearch.com

Kevin Mwanza (2021-11-22). Lawsuit: Student Suspended From School For Saying There Are Only 2 Genders. moguldom.com A New Hampshire student-athlete filed a lawsuit against his high school after he was suspended from football for violating the district's non-binary gender identity and pronouns policy when he said there are "only two genders" in a text conversation with another student off the school grounds. The Exeter High School freshman, identified as M.P. in …

Kim Petersen (2021-11-22). Jumping to China-bashing Conclusions. dissidentvoice.org Peng Shuai, a highly successful tennis player from China is currently at the center of a western media maelstrom. This maelstrom stems from a 2 November post on the Chinese social media platform Weibo. Peng is said to have publicly accused the former Chinese vice premier Zhang Gaoli of raping her in 2018. The timing, …

Kim Petersen (2021-11-22). What Do an Apology, Reconciliation, and a Sacred Obligation to Constitutionally Guaranteed Rights of First Nations Look Like in Canada? dissidentvoice.org They send a hundred RCMP to go protect a pipeline and not protect people's lives so we need to push back. They put industry, they put fracking, they put gas and oil over everyone's lives. — Eve Saint, a Wet'suwet'en land defender In the nineteenth century, Gilbert Malcolm Sproat, a colonial official, wrote an account …

Ann Brown (2021-11-22). Radical Feminist Author And Psychologist Blasted For Criticizing 'King Richard's' Focus On The Black Father. moguldom.com The Black father is often maligned and the myth of the absent Black father prevails, yet there is sometimes backlash when a strong Black father is portrayed in the media. The new film "King Richard," starring Will Smith as Richard Williams — father of tennis greats Venus and Serena Williams — is receiving accolades and criticism for …

WSWS (2021-11-22). COVID-19 now the leading cause of death in Arizona. wsws.org Between mid-March 2020 and mid-October 2021, just short of 21,000 Arizonans succumbed to the coronavirus.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-11-22). "Large uncertainties" over warming outcomes from current climate policies. imperial.ac.uk There is a risk that "false precision" in the reporting of climate policy outcomes could lead to complacency by governments, researchers have warned.

WSWS (2021-11-22). Oppose the attempt by the teachers union to sell out Scranton strike! wsws.org The SFT has announced a deal with the Scranton School District that will pit teachers against their community and solve none of the immense problems facing educators, students and parents in Scranton.

WSWS (2021-11-22). "The electoral laws are to stop and silence opposition to the reopening" — SEP electoral members oppose Australia's anti-democratic measures. wsws.org "My sister's daughter, who is a nurse, got COVID-19. She can't walk more than 50 metres and it's been six months!" — Tony…

Dan Williams (2021-11-22). Qatar prepares for World Cup 2022. america.cgtn.com The countdown to the 2022 World Cup is on.

Fight Back (2021-11-22). New Orleans marks annual transgender March of Resilience. fightbacknews.org New Orleans, LA – On November 19, over 100 trans activists and their friends defiantly gathered at New Orleans City Hall. On the day recognized nationally as Trans Day of Remembrance, their fourth annual Trans March of Resilience emphasized the struggles that trans people face to survive. | The year 2021 has been the deadliest on record for transgender and non-binary people in the U.S., according to Human Rights Campaign. In early November, Marquiisha Lawrence became the 45th trans person reportedly murdered. She was shot in her home in Greenville, South Carolina. This record broke the previous record of 44 repor…

Alex Salmon (2021-11-22). Organising to defeat union busting. greenleft.org.au Alex Salmon reviews an inspiring memoir of the fight against union busting inside a North Carolina carpet mill.

Tom Engelhardt (2021-11-22). Tomgram: Andrea Mazzarino, Our Needs Versus the Pentagon's. warisacrime.org This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here. Don't you wonder sometimes why officials in Washington have never paid the slightest attention to that famous old Vietnam-era song lyric, "War! What is it good for? Absolutely nothing!"? After all, two decades of the American "Global War …

imperial.ac.uk (2021-11-22). Pianists learn to play with robotic third thumb in just one hour. imperial.ac.uk Pianists equipped with a third robotic thumb were able to adapt to using the extra digit after just one hour of practice, Imperial research has found.

WSWS (2021-11-22). Huntington West Virginia hospital strike enters third week. wsws.org Staff at the hospital are maintaining 24-hour picketing at the hospital battling short staffing and unsafe working conditions in the midst of the expanding pandemic.

WSWS (2021-11-22). For a Global Workers' Inquest into the COVID-19 Pandemic. wsws.org This Inquest is necessary to break through the cover-up, falsifications and misinformation that have been deployed to justify policies responsible for the avoidable deaths of millions since the initial detection of SARS-CoV-2.

Ramzy Baroud, Romana Rubeo (2021-11-22). Raids, Arrests and Death Threats: Israel's Strategy of Silencing Human Rights Defenders. dissidentvoice.org On October 21, Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz announced the issuance of a military order designating six prominent Palestinian human rights groups as 'terrorist organizations'. Gantz claimed that they are secretly linked to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), a socialist political group that Israel considers, along with most Palestinian political parties, …

Andrea Mazzarino (2021-11-22). The Costs of War (to You). zcomm.org Where So Much of Our Money Really Went…

Staff (2021-11-22). "In Our DNA": Jacob Blake's Father & Uncle on the Family's Long History of Racial Justice Activism. democracynow.org Jacob Blake Sr., whose son was shot by Kenosha police in 2020 and left partially paralyzed, says the family is part of a larger movement fighting for victims of police violence and racial injustice. "We were always pro-Black activists and then after this happened to my son, we've become activists for everyone who's been affected," he says. The Blake family has a long history of activism going back to the civil rights movement and beyond. Justin Blake, Jacob Blake's uncle, says it's in the family's DNA. "We cannot sit down, we must make change."

Staff (2021-11-22). Christmas parade SUV ramming: 5 dead, 40 injured. rt.com The death toll in the Waukesha, Wisconsin car-ramming incident has been revealed by the authorities. Five people were killed and over 40 were injured after an SUV plowed through a Christmas parade on Sunday. | Waukesha police said the number of casualties could change, as many people went to the hospital on their own, rather than by ambulance. The identities of the victims have not been made public. | A perso…

Kit Klarenberg (2021-11-22). New Files Expose Australian Govt's Betrayal of Julian Assange and Detail his Prison Torment. orinocotribune.com By Kit Klarenberg — Nov 17, 2021 | Documents provided exclusively to The Grayzone detail Canberra's abandonment of Julian Assange, an Australian citizen, and provide shocking details of his prison suffering | Was the government of Australia aware of the US Central Intelligence Agency plot to assassinate Julian Assange, an Australian citizen and journalist arrested and now imprisoned under unrelentingly bleak, harsh conditions in the UK? | Why have the country's elected leaders refused to publicly advocate for one of its citizens, who has been held on dubious charges and subjected to torture by a foreign powe…

David Sirota (2021-11-22). VIDEO: Big Pharma's Big Windfall. dailyposter.com

Staff (2021-11-22). Waukesha parade attack not terrorism, suspect facing homicide charges. rt.com Police in Waukesha, Wisconsin have said the suspect in the Christmas parade attack intentionally drove his SUV into the crowd, and have asked prosecutors to charge him with homicide. The incident is not being treated as terrorism. | Darrell E. Brooks Jr. "intentionally drove his maroon SUV through barricades into a crowd of people" taking part in Sunday's annual Christmas Parade, Police Chief Daniel Thompson told reporters on Monday. Five people were killed and 48 were injured, including two children who are in critical condition. | Waukesha Police say Darrell Brooks "intentionally drove his maroon SUV through…

imperial.ac.uk (2021-11-22). Researchers awarded £1.2 million to trial a new weight loss treatment. imperial.ac.uk Imperial Researchers have been awarded £1.2 million to trial a new minimally invasive weight loss treatment in patients.

_____ (2021-11-22). Our Economic Model Is Failing Working People: Bring On the Scapegoats. strategic-culture.org Beneath the noise and confusion today is the unalterable reality that our economic model will continue to proceed as it must until working people figure it out politically and decide that enough deprivation and suffering is enough. | By Bruce T. BOCCARDY | As the economy gradually melts down into levels of deprivation and drudgery not seen in decades, working people are subjected to a chorus of misinformation from liberal sources. | Our economic model is replete with jobs based on low pay, low benefits, or no benefits. | E. J. Dionne is a columnist for the Washington Post. Speaking on WBUR, of National Public Rad…

WSWS (2021-11-22). Unite's "new and improved offer" at Arriva North Wales: another de facto pay cut. wsws.org The World Socialist Web Site urges Arriva drivers in North Wales to vote down Unite's wretched pay deal concocted with the company.

Piper French (2021-11-22). The Vacancy And Cynicism At The Heart Of "Mayor Pete" dailyposter.com

imperial.ac.uk (2021-11-22). Holistic approach needed to tackle the impact of climate change on mental health. imperial.ac.uk Healthcare leaders and policy makers must take a holistic approach to respond to the mental health impacts of climate change, says an Imperial expert.

WSWS (2021-11-22). This week in history: November 22-28. wsws.org This column profiles important historical events which took place during this week, 25 years ago, 50 years ago, 75 years ago and 100 years ago…

WSWS (2021-11-22). Workers at Navy shipyards in Virginia and Mississippi reject pro-company contracts. wsws.org Huntington Ingalls Industries, the parent company of Newport News and Ingalls, is the largest military shipbuilding firm in the US.

WSWS (2021-11-22). Left Bloc pleads for alliance with Socialist Party in Portuguese elections. wsws.org After voting against its budget, The Left Bloc is campaigning for an ever closer relationship with the Socialist Party and its pro-austerity politics.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-11-22). London's MedTech accelerator drives new health innovations. imperial.ac.uk The Imperial-led MedTech SuperConnector is spurring the development of pioneering diagnostic tools and medical devices.

Stan Cox (2021-11-22). To Keep Fossil Carbon Out of the Air, Just Stop Pulling It Out of the Earth. zcomm.org Ending the extraction of fossil fuels from the Earth while achieving material sufficiency, equity, and justice would move us a long way toward the more livable future…

Paul Rogers (2021-11-22). COP26 focused on long-term climate goals. But what does this decade hold? zcomm.org Change must happen before 2030 to avoid disaster. Despite the disappointment around Glasgow, climate science and activism offer hope of progress…

Rosalind English (2021-11-22). Relocating hen harrier chicks to spare grouse for the gun. ukhumanrightsblog.com On the one hand, there are raptors. On the other there are game birds. The former are highly protected under statute. The latter bring in serious revenues to rural businesses for shoots. Hen Harriers (image right) are dependent on, amongst other things, the protein from grouse chicks for their young. On the cuteness scale, I …

WSWS (2021-11-22). United Workers Union rams through sell-out at Australian clothing warehouse. wsws.org Country Road workers have returned to work under a union-management agreement that does nothing to address bottom-of-industry wages.

John Feffer (2021-11-22). The Problem of Sanctions against North Korea. fpif.org North Korea is one of the most heavily sanctioned countries in the world. It has been subject to U.S. and international sanctions for more than 70 years. Those sanctions have come in three overlapping waves, first as a result of the Korean War, then in response to its development of nuclear weapons, and finally to roll back that nuclear program as well as activities such as counterfeiting and cyberterrorism. | These sanctions have contributed to isolating North Korea from the rest of the world. The country has not entirely welcomed this isolation. Despite longstanding suspicions of outside influences, Pyongyang h…

WSWS (2021-11-22). Behind Chinese President Xi's populism, mounting social inequality. wsws.org Xi's calls for "common prosperity," philanthropy from the super-rich and the need to reduce social inequality are aimed at deflecting mounting discontent among workers and young people.

WSWS (2021-11-22). Laurence Olivier's Othello (1965) and racialist reaction. wsws.org The latest salvo has been fired in the attempt by race-obsessed elements at the University of Michigan to defend the university administration's attack on composer and professor Bright Sheng.

WSWS (2021-11-22). After year of protests, Modi says three pro-agribusiness laws will be repealed. wsws.org The far-right Modi government is withdrawing the farm bills only so as to better prepare and prosecute its class war offensive against India's workers and toilers.

Conor Bond (2021-11-22). Protesters organise to stop the far right. greenleft.org.au A Stop the Far Right protest, called in response to the growing presence of far-right protesters on the streets of Melbourne in recent weeks, was held on November 20. Conor Bond reports.

Nitza Soledad Perez (2021-11-22). Used car industry, mechanics boom in U.S. amid supply chain issues. america.cgtn.com

Jake Johnson (2021-11-22). Wisconsin GOP Attempts to Seize Control of State's Elections. zcomm.org "Give Republicans this: they're not dismantling democracy in secret. They're doing it right out in the open."

WSWS (2021-11-22). US 2021 COVID-19 death toll now tops 2020. wsws.org Despite the development and distribution of vaccines, the Delta variant and the reopening of schools and workplaces have exacted a terrible human cost.

Maureen O'Donnell (2021-11-22). Jesus 'Chuy' Negrete, Chicago folklorist, writer, singer of Chicano movement, dead at 72. zcomm.org 'He told our stories,' actor Edward James Olmos says of the Chicago writer of corridos some called the 'Chicano Woody Guthrie.'

Brent Patterson (2021-11-22). RCMP arrest Wet'suwet'en land defenders days after COP26 summit. canadiandimension.com RCMP Emergency Response Team members stand watch during a raid on Wet'suwet'en territory in British Columbia, November 19, 2021. Photo courtesy Gidimt'en Checkpoint. | Just days after the conclusion of the United Nations COP26 climate summit in Glasgow and calls from international groups to stop the criminalization of Indigenous land defenders, militarized police violence against defenders in Canada has seemingly become normalized while a key deadline set by a United Nations committee that urged Canada to stop the Coastal GasLink pipeline has been ignored. | On November 19, Gidimt'en Checkpoint tweeted:…

Rosalind English (2021-11-22). "Autonomy does not evaporate with loss of capacity": Court of Protection. ukhumanrightsblog.com This was one of those deeply troubling cases where there was disagreement amongst the family members over whether their incapacitated brother/father should continue with clinically assisted nutrition and hydration. One brother had applied for ANH to be discontinued, but because of the objections of the other siblings, it was said that he would "continue to …

Kevin Mwanza (2021-11-22). University In UK Will Train College Students to Be Sex Workers. moguldom.com Durham University in the northeast U.K. is offering to train college students to be sex workers through a sex work training course that all students and staff were made aware of via an email sent by the university. The course is created by the Durham Students Union amid rising rates of Durham graduates involving themselves …

WSWS (2021-11-22). The way forward for film and television workers in the aftermath of IATSE's sabotage. wsws.org Workers need to build independent rank-and-file committees, independent of IATSE, that actually represent their interests.

_____ (2021-11-22). 'Ideological Fanatacism': The Folly of Seeing Human Systems as Hardware. strategic-culture.org The 'meme-politics of lockdown and vaccine mandates' may be fading, but the inflation meme and the economic aftermath meme has only just begun. | Fifteen years ago, a man who was head of the GW Bush White House bio-terrorism study group, and a special adviser to the President, unexpectedly found himself propelled into becoming the 'father' of pandemic planning, after Bush had come to his bioterrorism people to demand some huge plan to deal with some imagined calamity. "We need a whole-of-society plan. What are you going to do about foreign borders? And travel? And commerce?". From his perch of influence — s…

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-22). Russian Foreign Ministry warns once again of NATO threats on its border. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATO ignores Russia's warnings and continues to fan tension at its borders — diplomat NATO is ignoring Moscow's warnings and continues to fan tension at the Russian borders, with the joint US-Estonian drills being another example of such actions, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Sunday. "Russia warns NATO against fanning tension near …

Zane Alcorn (2021-11-22). We need to out mobilise the far-right conspiracists. greenleft.org.au There are valid concerns about pandemic lockdowns. But, as Zane Alcorn argues, so-called 'freedom' protestors have never marched for other's rights nor been concerned about keeping people safe from COVID-19.

Fight Back (2021-11-22). Denver students hold rally for reproductive rights. fightbacknews.org Denver, CO – On November 16, students gathered on Auraria Campus to stand against attacks on reproductive rights. The event was held by Denver Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and The Brazen Project. Members of each organization gave speeches advocating for reproductive rights and bringing attention to the recently enacted Texas Heartbeat Act. Students protested the ban and advanced the demand that women have access to safe and legal abortions in Texas and across the U.S. | As of September 1, abortion is outlawed in Texas once a fetal heartbeat can be detected. Heartbeats begin about six weeks after concep…

WSWS (2021-11-22). Johnson's reforms over Tory sleaze and second jobs leaves MPs untouched. wsws.org The campaign against Tory sleaze should, according to the Guardian, be prosecuted from that well known refuge of scoundrels: patriotism.

Sarah Anderson (2021-11-22). In the Latest Round of Budgetary Chess, Progressive Caucus Leader Jayapal Played a Shrewd Gambit. inequality.org

WSWS (2021-11-22). Herd immunity policy leads to four-digit COVID-19 incidence levels in German schools. wsws.org The catastrophic rise of coronavirus cases among largely unvaccinated school students is a result of the criminal herd immunity policy being followed by governments at federal and state levels.

Staff (2021-11-22). Trump awarded a black belt. rt.com Donald Trump has been awarded an honorary black belt in taekwondo by a South Korean academy due to his interest in the martial art. The belt marks the former US president as a 'Ninth Dan', the highest attainable level. | The coveted belt and certificate were given to Trump on Friday by Lee Dong-seop, president of the Seoul-based Kukkiwon, also known as the World Taekwondo Headquarters. The handover ceremony was held at Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence in Florida. | "It is my pleasure and honor to receive this honorary certificate. Taekwondo is a great martial art for protecting oneself in these times," Trump said,…

_____ (2021-11-22). Russiagate: Proof It was Hillary All Along. strategic-culture.org By Peter VAN BUREN | The

Edward Curtin (2021-11-22). President John F. Kennedy: His Life and Public Assassination. dissidentvoice.org The following article by Edward Curtin on the life of President John F. Kennedy, and his assassination on this date, November 22, 1963, is the lead piece in the eighth issue of Garrison: The Journal of History and Deep Politics that has just been published: "The Political Assassinations of the 1960s." From JFK, RFK, MLK, …

Staff (2021-11-22). From box office to public office: US actors who aced in politics. rt.com Actor and producer Matthew McConaughey is considering running for the governor's seat in Texas. He wouldn't be the first Hollywood heavyweight to use silver screen celebrity to launch a political career. | A recent poll RT takes a look at famous politicians who took on Tinseltown before…

WSWS (2021-11-22). New Zealand police announce they have photographed bodies in Pike River mine. wsws.org The discovery sparked anger among some families of the 2010 Pike River mine disaster victims, and supporters, who questioned why the Labour Party-led government had sealed the mine, preventing the recovery of the 29 men who died.

_____ (2021-11-21). Rittenhouse Acquittal Sparks Protests In Cities Across The US. popularresistance.org The protests demonstrated a raw wave of emotions felt across the nation after Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted on all five charges he faced, including intentional homicide, after he fatally shot Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber and injured Gaige Grosskreutz at a demonstration in Kenosha, Wis., following the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man. Reactions to the verdict were divided along partisan lines, with conservatives cheering the decision, even offering Rittenhouse congressional internships, while Democrats rebuked it.

In Defense of Liberation! (2021-11-21). Rittenhouse is Yet Another Murderer in the Nation of Murderers: A History and a Solution to US White Supremacy. anchor.fm In this episode we briefly discuss the case of Kyle Rittenhouse and explain as to why he is not someone we need to focus on individually, unless someone plans on logging him out of the matrix. He is someone we will probably watch become a cop or a US Representative, but if that is the case will he truly be any different than many of the others? | We also discuss the history of the US as a Settler-Colonial State and how Colonialism was directly connected to and a part of the Capitalist development in history. We also discuss the importance of organizing and why getting organized is the most important thing we can…

Tanner Dx (2021-11-21). Activists take to Chicago streets after Rittenhouse verdict. liberationnews.org The organizers led the crowd to take the streets and march to Millennium Park, where they occupied the intersection of Madison St. and Michigan Ave. with a speak out.

Monica Moorehead (2021-11-21). WW says: Rittenhouse verdict promotes white supremacy. workers.org Workers World is outraged — along with the rest of the country and the world — with the devastating November 20 acquittal of 18-year-old, white vigilante Kyle Rittenhouse for the murders of two anti-racists, Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber, and the wounding of a third anti-racist, Gaige Grosskreutz. These killings . . . |

Hendrik Sybrandy (2021-11-21). Protests after U.S. teenager acquitted in shooting deaths. america.cgtn.com Protests erupted in several cities, after teenager Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted of all charges in the shooting deaths of two men at racial justice protests last year. Relatives of the victims are urging the demonstrators to keep fighting, but to do it peacefully.

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-21). "If we start a war here in Belarus, NATO and Russia will get involved. It will be a nuclear war." antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Lukashenko cautions against attempts to start war in Belarus Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko cautions against attempts to start a war in Belarus' territory. He made the relevant statement in an interview with the BBC on 19 November, BelTA has learned. "You have to understand that if we start a war here in Belarus, NATO and …

Stephen McMurtry (2021-11-21). Chicago activists demand release of Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab. liberationnews.org Saab is fighting extradition to the U.S. for the "crime" of trying to procure humanitarian supplies of food, fuel, and medicine from Iran in violation of illegal U.S. sanctions.

Staff (2021-11-21). Dozens injured after car plows through Christmas parade in Wisconsin (VIDEO). rt.com Multiple people were injured after an SUV rammed into the crowd at a parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin. There have also been reports of shots fired. Police have identified a person of interest in the investigation. | The incident took place during a Christmas parade on Sunday afternoon, which was livestreamed on Facebook. | The broadcast was cut off after it showed the car going full-speed towards the crowd. A

_____ (2021-11-21). The UN's Criminal Enterprise and Ecological Catastrophe in Haiti. popularresistance.org When we consider the current ecological threat to the earth and its inhabitants, we cannot forget the outsized place of war and empire in exacerbating climate change and enabling environmental catastrophe. The ongoing United Nations occupation of Haiti provides an example. As does the introduction of a cholera epidemic by UN soldiers. Cholera is an extension of the totality of violence – material, political, and ecological — enacted by a presumably humanitarian peacekeeping mission.

_____ (2021-11-21). Adept in Pan-Ottomanism, Erdogan Got Carried Away Playing Soldiers. journal-neo.org Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is well known for his resounding appeals built on the political doctrine of Pan-Ottomanism, which emerged in Turkey in the 1970s, according to which all subjects of the Ottoman Empire are members of a single nation, the Ottomans. However, such verbal passage has been recently increasingly followed by actual actions, …

_____ (2021-11-21). On Contact: Struggle Against Industrial Agriculture. popularresistance.org On the show, Chris Hedges discusses the struggle against industrial agriculture with author Daniel J. O'Connell. The San Joaquin Valley in California is the most agriculturally productive farmland in the United States, but it is also plagued by high levels of poverty and water pollution, as well as the serious health risks that come with …

_____ (2021-11-21). The Choking Of The Global Minotaur. popularresistance.org The supply disruptions plaguing the US economy are not the result of "excessive demand," "central planning," or a lack of efficiency. Rather, it is that a logistics ecosystem that was developed to feed the beast of American consumption was not designed for a pandemic.

_____ (2021-11-21). There's A Good Case To Be Made For Central Bank Digital Currencies. popularresistance.org Whether the U.S. should have its own central bank digital currency (CBDC) is hotly debated. Several countries, including China, already have CBDCs in operation; but the U.S. Federal Reserve is proceeding with caution. Prof. Saule Omarova, President Biden's nominee for Comptroller of the Currency, is in favor of a CBDC and has made a strong case for it; but many conservative commentators are opposed, and her nomination remains in doubt.

_____ (2021-11-21). US Lawmakers Raise Questions Over Biden's Reasoning For Syria Air Strike. popularresistance.org More than 30 bipartisan US lawmakers sent a letter to President Joe Biden questioning the administration's reasoning for bypassing Congress and launching a military strike in Syria earlier this year. Led by Democrats Jamaal Bowman, Peter DeFazio and Republican Nancy Mace, the lawmakers said that Biden appeared to be "acting in contravention of the Constitution". They also said that the administration has offered less of a basis for its strike than the previous Donald Trump administration did when conducting a strike in Syria.

Binoy Kampmark (2021-11-21). The Establishment Panic at Cryptocurrency. dissidentvoice.org When Kingsley Amis encountered the works of D. H. Lawrence, he was left unimpressed by yet another great denouncer and missionary the English send "themselves to tell them they are crass, gross, lost, dead, mad and addicted to unnatural vice." With little charity, Amis suggested leaving the didactic novelist on "on his pinnacle, inspiring, unapproachable …

Cecilia Hammond (2021-11-21). After Ida, New Orleans renters face mold, bugs, landlord inaction. liberationnews.org Affluent New Orleans residents have largely recovered from Hurricane Ida, but working-class and poor residents remain in a state of perpetual insecurity.

John V. Walsh (2021-11-21). The Secret Speech of Jen Psaki. dissidentvoice.org White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki reaffirmed Joe Biden's stance that he was not an "old friend" of Xi Jinping before the summit between the two leaders last week. This was big news. And the media play it received was quite disturbing to Psaki, as it turns out. Seeking to clarify matters, she wrote a …

Lawrence Wittner (2021-11-21). Most Americans Look Favorably on Global Governance. dissidentvoice.org Amid all the flag-waving, chants of "USA, USA," and other nationalist hoopla that characterize mainstream politics in the United States, it's easy to miss the fact that most Americans favor global governance. Although a great many Americans do feel a sense of identification with the U.S. government, a majority also supports the exercise of transnational authority. …

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-11-21). America's "Long War" against the Korean Nation. globalresearch.ca

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-11-21). Video: The 2020-2021 Economic Crisis. Global Poverty, Unemployment and Despair. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2021-11-21). European Union Election Observation Mission Meets with Right-Wing Politicians: Guaidó, Capriles, Machado, Evans and Figuera. orinocotribune.com On Thursday, November 18, representatives of the European Union (EU) Elections Observation Mission (EOM) that is in Venezuela reported via Twitter on several meetings they held with spokespersons of Venezuela's extreme right, such as former deputy Juan Guaidó and the coordinator of the Vente Venezuela movement, María Corina Machado, in the hours before of the regional and municipal mega-elections. | In this regard, the international observers is maintaining their work schedule while the National Electoral Council's (CNE) schedule for the November 21 mega-elections advances with the objective to materialize the de…

Staff (2021-11-21). Guinness Confirms Venezuela's El Sistema Record as Largest Orchestra in the World. orinocotribune.com With a gala held this Saturday, November 20, at the headquarters of El Sistema, the official announcement of the results of the record attempt was made, as Venezuela's National System of Youth and Children's Orchestras and Choirs of Venezuela (El Sistema) obtained the Guinness World Record for "The Largest Orchestra in the World." | This record was held until Saturday by Russia, where in 2019, 8,097 musicians performed the Russian national anthem. Now the record belongs to Venezuela, where 12,096 musicians from El Sistema, in a new feat, performed various pieces at the Military University of Venezuela. The piece…

Staff (2021-11-21). President Maduro Asks EU Commission to Respect Venezuela's Electoral Process. orinocotribune.com On Saturday, November 20, President Nicolás Maduro urged the European Union Observation Mission, which is currently in Venezuela as an international observer for the November 21 elections, to respect the country's electoral process and legal framework. | During a meeting held with members of the International Accompaniment Program for the November 21 Elections, Maduro rejected the EU Mission's intention to issue a final verdict on the validity of the Venezuelan elections. | President Maduro asked "can any international observer visiting any country in the world be the one to give a verdict on the validity of a di…

Staff (2021-11-21). Back to the Ballot! Rolling Coverage of Venezuela's 'Mega-elections'. venezuelanalysis.com Live updates from VA's on-the-ground team as Venezuelans head to the polls to elect a massive 3,082 officials.

Victoria Torres (2021-11-21). Only in the USA Can You Kill 2 People With An Assault Rifle And Still Be Considered Innocent. orinocotribune.com Only in the US. The anti-racism protests that took place on August 2020 in Kenosha Wisconsin, and which were unleashed in response the brutal murder of Jacob Blake, an African American man shot by police seven times, ended with two people dead and one injured. | During the protests, a 17-year-old boy, identified as

teleSUR (2021-11-21). Gunman Shot Dead After Killing 1, Injuring 4 In Jerusalem. telesurenglish.net One person died and four others were wounded in a shooting in East Jerusalem on Sunday morning, with the gunman also shot dead, local police said. The incident took place outside the al-Aqsa mosque compound in East Jerusalem's Old City. | RELATED: | The injured, two civilians and two police officers, were hospitalized. Israel's Magen David Adom emergency health service said that one civilian was in a critical cond…

Roselena Ramirez (2021-11-21). Venezuelans Entrepreneurship is on the Rise Despite All Odds. america.cgtn.com Venezuela has been in a deep recession since 2013. And like many other countries, it has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. But it's not all gloom and doom. Perhaps because of the crisis, Venezuelans are showing more resilience. Despite all odds, some entrepreneurs …

Roselena Ramirez (2021-11-21). Miami and Other Coastal Cities Become Vulnerable Due to Climate Change. america.cgtn.com Is Miami Beach sinking? So what exactly does that mean? The technical term is subsidence. It means the lowering of the surface due to the removal or compaction of materials below it. Sinkholes that open up primarily in central Florida are dramatic examples of subsidence. …

teleSUR (2021-11-21). The Bahamas To Resume Flights To Cuba & Haiti. telesurenglish.net After 10-month COVID-19 travel restrictions, the Bahaman government's spokesperson Clint Watson announced the resumption of flights from his country to Haiti and Cuba on Saturday. | RELATED: | "Bahamasair Airline will make four trips per week to Cuba, one trip every Friday to Cap Haitien and another to Port-au-Prince every Saturday," Watson explained, stressing that over 40 percent of Bahamans are already fully vaccinated against COVI…

William rivers Pitt (2021-11-21). From Glasgow to Gulf of Mexico, Fossil Fuel Industry Shows Us Who's in Charge. zcomm.org The infrastructure bill contains billions in fossil fuel subsidies, even as it was stripped of all meaningful climate policy…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-11-21). The US-NATO War of Aggression against Yugoslavia. globalresearch.ca First published on March 21, 2021 |
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teleSUR (2021-11-21). Chileans Living Abroad Elect Their Country's New President. telesurenglish.net On Sunday, about 7,760 Chileans living in Australia and New Zealand began to cast their votes in election boards established in their embassies to elect the president for the 2022-2026 term. | RELATED: | Chileans based in Auckland City, New Zealand, were the first to cast their votes because this region has a 16-hour time difference from their origin country. Ambassador Maria Farias expects that 886 compatriots will participat…

Fight Back (2021-11-21). Teamsters United victory is historic step forward. fightbacknews.org Washington, DC – Members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) around the country have much to celebrate. For over two decades, the IBT led by Jimmy Hoffa Jr. did very little to help union members and working people. Instead, the Hoffa Jr. regime busied itself with arranging givebacks to employers and managing the general decline of the Teamsters. Workers represented by the Teamsters saw their contracts become weaker, their union become smaller, and whatever respect they had on the job evaporate. | However, all of that is set to change now that O'Brien-Zuckerman (OZ) and their Teamsters United slat…

Staff (2021-11-21). General explains why US lags behind China & Russia in hypersonic missiles. rt.com The US is behind China and Russia when it comes to hypersonic weapons, a top Space Force general has said, citing bureaucracy and concerns over spending as some of the reasons for the lag. | "We're not as advanced as the Chinese or the Russians in terms of hypersonic programs," General David Thompson, the vice chief of space operations, told an audience at the Halifax International Security Forum on Saturday. "We have catching up to do very quickly." | Read more | | Thompson mentioned bureaucrac…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-11-21). Bolivian government repeals law being used as a pretext for destabilization by right-wing. peoplesdispatch.org The Bolivian government abrogated Law 1386 of the National Strategy to Combat the Legitimization of Illicit Profits and the Financing of Terrorism, which the members of far-right civic committees and the opposition had used as a pretext to strike, mobilize and block roads…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-11-21). Canada's Indigenous communities brave police violence to block pipeline project. peoplesdispatch.org Police cracked down on a blockade by members of the Wet'suwet'en tribe and arrested over a dozen people but failed to end the blockade of the drill site. The tribe has been resisting work on TC Energy's Coastal GasLink (CGL) pipeline…

Florence CGTN (2021-11-21). Revamping Chinatown neighborhoods in NYC. america.cgtn.com Earlier this month, Chinatown in Manhattan was awarded a $20 million state grant to help redevelop New York's oldest Asian American neighborhood. It's hoped the work will help attract more visitors to the area, which has been hit by both the economic impact of …

Isaac Nellist (2021-11-21). Exploited bookshop workers keep up the fight. greenleft.org.au Better Read Than Dead bookshop workers, who are fighting for a new work agreement, were given a boost with around 150 unionists and locals joining a rally in solidarity with their struggle. Isaac Nellist reports.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-11-21). Indigenous Communities Brave Police Violence to Block Pipeline Project. libya360.wordpress.com Peoples Dispatch Royal Canadian Mounted Police forcibly clearing an indigenous checkpoint near Coyote Camp on Wet'suwet'en land on November 18. (Photo: Gidimt'en Checkpoint/Twitter) Police cracked down on a blockade by members of the Wet'suwet'en tribe and arrested over a dozen people but failed to end the blockade of the drill site. The tribe has been resisting…

teleSUR (2021-11-21). Uganda To Deploy Region-Backed Anti-Terrorist Actions. telesurenglish.net Deadly twin bomb blasts in Kampala earlier this week have drawn worldwide condemnation, with different countries pledging to stand with Uganda in the fight against the resurgence of terror attacks. | RELATED: | The Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), an affiliate of the Islamic State in central Africa, claimed the suicide attacks that left seven people dead, including three suicide bombers, and 37 other people injured. Similar…

teleSUR (2021-11-21). Live Updates: Chile Votes 2021. telesurenglish.net On Sunday, 15 million Chileans are called upon to elect their new president, 155 lawmakers, 27 senators, and 302 regional councilors for the 2022-2026 term. The presidential candidates who are more likely to win are not part of either the Independent Democratic Union or the Socialist Party, which have formed the coalitions that have taken turns in the exercise of power since 1990. The main events of this electoral event are presented below according to their occurrence at local time. | Citizens work today as poll workers at the Colegio Seminario Pontificio Menor electoral college in the Las Condes commune, in Santi…

Staff (2021-11-21). Reasons why more Americans are unlikely to have kids revealed. rt.com The number of childless Americans who think they are unlikely to have kids in the future has jumped 7% in two years, a new poll has revealed. The majority of them say they just don't want children. | Some 44% of Americans aged between 18 and 49 who don't have children believe it's unlikely they will ever be parents, a new Pew Research Center About 23% of childless respondents seemingly ruled out ever having children, saying it was…

Editor2 (2021-11-21). Venezuela: The Dictatorship of Democracy. orinocotribune.com By Marcos Maranges — Nov 18, 2021 | On this coming Sunday, November 21, Venezuela will go to regional and local elections to vote for over 3000 public officials. However, some governments and people still think that the country is a dictatorship ruled by President Nicolás Maduro. We all know where these words come from, but despite it, is there any solid evidence or argument to believe it? The upcoming electoral process gives us the perfect context to put a light on this issue. | In this opportunity, the right-wing parties have proposed candidates for the first time since 2018. The Venezuelan opposition inte…

Joel Warner (2021-11-21). WEEKEND READER: Fact-Checking Exxon's New York Times Ad. dailyposter.com

Nitza Soledad Perez (2021-11-21). U.S. shoppers face "meatflation" following economy reopening. america.cgtn.com The supply chain issues and high prices on goods ranging from electronics to produce have become all-too common for U.S. families as the economy emerges from pandemic shutdowns. Meat is part of this trend — with meat prices rising at their fastest rate in …

CJ Polychroniou (2021-11-21). Activism, Not Global Climate Summits, Is the Answer to the Climate Crisis. zcomm.org In response to COP26, C. J. Polychroniou argues that we cannot rely on summits to solve climate change. Instead, radical and legal activism are the best hopes for our future…

Dan Williams (2021-11-21). Qatar prepares to host football tournament next year. america.cgtn.com The World Cup begins a year from now in Qatar. It will be the football tournament's first time in the Middle East. And final stadium preparations are underway.

Lisa Chiu (2021-11-21). Table Tennis: Peace through Sport. america.cgtn.com CGTN covers the 2021 World Table Tennis Championships.

Roselena Ramirez (2021-11-21). Lagoon of Seven Colors in Mexico Threatened by Development. america.cgtn.com Mexico ¥s Lake Bacalar, on the border with Belize, attracts tourists from across the world. The lake is famous for its stunning colors. This geographical wonder is also a scientific gem concealing a unique organism. But as tourists come to see its crystal-clear waters, Alasdair Baverstock …

Fight Back (2021-11-21). National SDS condemns Israel's attacks on Palestinian human rights organizations. fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from Students for a Democratic Society (National). | National SDS unequivocally condemns Israel's designation of 6 Palestinian human rights organizations as "terrorist". The targeted organizations include the Bisan Center for Research and Development, Al-Haq, Addameer, the Union of Agricultural Work Committees, the Union of Palestinian Women's Committees and the Defense for Children International-Palestine. All of these organizations have longstanding roots among the Palestinian people. We see this as the US-backed Israeli apartheid regime paving the…

Editor2 (2021-11-21). The Situation in this Sunday's Elections in Chile. orinocotribune.com By Resumen Latinoamericano — Nov 17, 2021 | Chileans will go to the polls today to elect a new president against the backdrop of allegations of human rights violations by the government and the challenge of keeping the Covid-19 pandemic under control. | The elections, in which the entire Chamber of Deputies, part of the Senate and the regional councilors will also be renewed, will take place within the framework of the Constitutional Convention that arose from the social outburst of October 2019, which seeks for the country to abandon the remnants of Pinochet's military dictatorship. | The exercise of the ri…

Editor2 (2021-11-21). Climate Change and Nicaragua: Who Will Pay for the Damage? orinocotribune.com By Rick Kohn — Nov 18, 2021 | To people in developing countries, it seems clear, the wealthy countries that caused most of the problem of climate change should pay the most to adapt to it and to solve the problem. But instead, countries like the United States lecture low low-emitting countries to do more while they extract their resources and destroy their forests. | For example, Nicaragua was an outspoken critic of the 2015 Paris climate talks because they did not go far enough. It is one of the countries most impacted by climate change, yet its own greenhouse gas footprint is one of the smallest. Nicaragua…

Kathy Fairfax (2021-11-21). Socialist draws biggest applause at mayoral candidate meeting. greenleft.org.au The Supercar race, council transparency and Stockton's sand erosion problems were key discussion topics at a lord mayoral candidates' forum organised by Hunter Community Forum. Kathy Fairfax reports.

Roselena Ramirez (2021-11-21). A Close Look at the Oldest Solar Observatory in The Americas. america.cgtn.com It was called a "Masterpiece of human creative genius" by Unesco. It was given a "World Heritage" status in July, along with 12 other global sites. The Chankillo Astronomical Complex -a 2,300-year-old archeological site in Peru- is believed to be the oldest solar observatory in …

teleSUR (2021-11-21). Cuba Ships 1,5 Million Abdala Vaccines To Venezuela. telesurenglish.net On Saturday, Cuba's Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB) announced the delivery of 1,5 million Abdala COVID-19 vaccines to Venezuela. | RELATED: | "We want to cooperate with the coronavirus immunization of this brother country's people, who currently suffer the consequences of the U.S. blockade amidst the pandemic," the CIGB tweeted and recalled that other 5,4 million Abdala vaccines had previously been shipped to Venez…

_____ (2021-11-21). Hapless Biden Administration Is Weimar Republic on Way to U.S. Fascism. strategic-culture.org The soaring economic inflation and social woes under the Biden administration point to a disastrous outcome awaiting the United States. | The embrace of political extremism by the Republican Party in the United States has Constitutional historians worried about the drift towards fascism. If that's the case then the hapless Biden administration may go down in history as the imitation of the Weimar Republic before the rise of American fascism. | This week saw two examples of how the Grand Old Party of Abraham Lincoln has descended into something of an extremist cult. | A Republican congressman, Paul Gosar (R-Arizon…

Tanya Wadhwa (2021-11-21). Sunday's landmark election will decide the future of Chile. peoplesdispatch.org Sunday's general elections offer Chileans another opportunity to consolidate the process of change, initiated during the October 2019 social uprising against decades of neoliberal policies and glaring social inequalities…

Lonnie Ray Atkinson (2021-11-21). Don't Think Of A Republican: A Proposal for Progressives (particularly those in the DSA). zcomm.org Throughout the 2022 primary season, I want you to explore with me the absolutely bonkers idea of running a progressive, dare I say radical, Lefty McLefterson candidate in a Republican primary in a GOP stronghold district…

teleSUR (2021-11-21). Dominican Republic Deport Over 1,500 Haitians. telesurenglish.net On Saturday, Haiti's Support Group for Refugees and Returnees (GARR) denounced that the Dominican Republic has deported 1,541 Haitians since November 17. Among them are 153 pregnant women, 128 children, and 9 nursing mothers. | RELATED: | "On November 17 and 18, 2021, at the end of Daniel Supplice's mission, Dominican immigration agents repatriated a total of more than 400 people to Ouanaminthe and Belladère Centr…

_____ (2021-11-21). The Origins of the Counterculture Movement: A Gathering of Anarchists, Occultists and Psychoanalysts for a New Age. strategic-culture.org The third part of Cynthia Chung's series discusses how Aldous Huxley's form of ideological spirituality went on to shape the drug-counter-culture movement. | "…'If the first half of the twentieth century was the era of the technical engineers, the second half may well be the era of the social engineers' — and the twenty-first century, I suppose, will be the era of the World Controllers, the scientific caste system and Brave New World…The older dictators fell because they could never supply their subjects with enough bread, enough circuses, enough miracles and mysteries… Under a scientific dictatorship…

Staff (2021-11-21). 'Changes' for San Francisco after 'horrible' night of looting. rt.com San Francisco's mayor and police chief have promised "changes" after a night of massive looting, a crime becoming more and more common in the city, and one that's driving businesses away. | Numerous stores, including Louis Vuitton and Bloomingdale's, were hit on Friday night as part of a massive looting spree hitting businesses in the California city's Union Square. | In a Saturday press conference addressing the attack on businesses, Mayor London Breed promised "changes" to the area that will limit car access after the "horrible" night of crime. Police Chief Bill Scott similarly pointed to infrastructure chan…

WSWS (2021-11-21). Vote no to the UNAC/UHCP sellout! Join the Kaiser Workers rank-and-file committee! wsws.org If they thought that by calling off the strike they would demoralize us, they were badly mistaken. The struggle is not over. It is only just beginning.

Staff (2021-11-21). State offers thousands of dollars in vaccine jingle contest. rt.com South Carolina has launched a jingle contest for K-12 students, challenging them to write a song promoting Covid-19 vaccination, and offering thousands of dollars to the winner. | The South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE) and South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced the 'Sing It to Win It' campaign this week, encouraging students "to channel their creativity for a Covid-19 vaccine campaign" and produce a short song praising the virtues of vaccination against Covid-19. | The campaign offers thousands in funds for the music programs of the top three schools. | Read m…

Brian Terrell (2021-11-21). Digging for Peace — Resisting Nuclear Weapons. zcomm.org We greeted old and new friends, sang, prayed, shared food and distributed pink shovels and conspired to dig our way into the base, onto the runway and disrupt the practice…

Robert Koehler (2021-11-21). National defense and dead children. zcomm.org War dehumanizes everyone it touches…

_____ (2021-11-21). The #MSWL: Where Wokeness Starts Its Day. strategic-culture.org By Peter VAN BUREN | When sociologists look back on how Woke Theology helped turn earth into a world of talking apes, they will discover the #MSWL. Hidden away on Twitter, this is one of the actual headwaters of all things woke, the way the mighty Mississippi begins as a shallow stream. |

Sandipan Talukdar (2021-11-21). COVID-19 worsened seepage of plastic into oceans. peoplesdispatch.org Scientists say that 193 countries have produced around 9.2 million tons of plastic waste associated with the pandemic. 87.4% of this was generated by hospitals while a small fraction (7.6%) was generated by individuals…

Badri Raina (2021-11-21). The Judiciary Remains the Last Resort in a Stifled Democracy. zcomm.org 'Where does one go in a situation in which the Executive continues to be opaque and obdurate but to the Judiciary?>

Fight Back (2021-11-21). The farmers in India have won. fightbacknews.org The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) led by Narendra Modi was forced to admit defeat at the hands of the protesting farmers, by repealing the three oppressive laws. | The farmer protests were sparked by these three oppressive bills that were introduced under false promises. One claimed to give farmers more leeway to sell crops outside the Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee without paying the necessary taxes; that bill's official name is "The Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020." The second, called "The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and…

Staff (2021-11-21). Biden has reassuring news on 2024 — report. rt.com Amid rising concerns about his stamina and sinking popularity, President Joe Biden has reportedly been reassuring Democratic allies that he plans on running for re-election in 2024. | Biden and his closest allies have moved to put any rumors to bed that he plans on being a one-term president by choice in recent weeks, according to a report by the Washington Post. | Most concerning for the president's supporters, according to more than two dozen Democratic strategists and officials contacted by…

Staff (2021-11-21). Fauci gives a 'perfectly honest' response to booster question. rt.com White House health advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said that the "guidelines" for what makes someone 'fully vaccinated' against Covid-19 could soon be changing, depending on the "science." | Appearing on CNN on Sunday, Fauci was asked if booster shots would soon be required for someone to be considered fully inoculated, something required for many to work and enter certain businesses. While not giving a direct yes or no answer, the infectious disease expert said the current administration is open to it. | "We're going to be following that very carefully," Fauci said, adding that the Joe Biden administration "might m…

WSWS (2021-11-21). Vote no on the UNAC/UHCP sellout! Join the Kaiser Workers rank-and-file committee! wsws.org If they thought that by calling off the strike they would demoralize us, they were badly mistaken. The struggle is not over. It is only just beginning.

teleSUR (2021-11-21). Mexico: 600 Migrants Are Found Crammed In Truck Trailers. telesurenglish.net On Friday, Mexican authorities rescued 600 Latin American, Asian, and African migrants who were traveling crammed into two truck trailers through Acayucan City with the hope to reach the U.S. | RELATED: | "I have never seen so many migrants in a similar event: 145 women and 455 men hid in the trailer," Veracruz State Human Rights Commission Director Tonatiuh Hernandez stated, adding that these people came from Guat…

Jessica Corbett (2021-11-21). Historic Floods in BC, Washington Follow Scientists' Warnings. zcomm.org "It definitely matches what the climate models show for the future around here—hotter, dryer summers and wetter winters… Our infrastructure isn't designed for that."

Brian Terrell (2021-11-21). Digging for Peace: Resisting Nuclear Weapons. dissidentvoice.org On Wednesday, October 20, I joined "Vrede Scheppen," "Create Peace," about 25 peace activists from the Netherlands, Germany and Austria at the airbase at Volkel, Netherlands, making a plea for an end to nuclear weapons. This base is home to two Dutch F16 fighter wings and the United States Air Force 703rd Munitions Support Squadron. …

teleSUR (2021-11-21). US Sustains Vaccination Efforts In Lethal Shadow Of COVID-19. telesurenglish.net About 60 percent of the U.S. population is heading into the winter months with reduced protection against the coronavirus, according to data released this week by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), while health experts warned that those who were vaccinated early in the year are likely to have waning immunity. | RELATED: | Currently, around 6 in 10 Americans are fully vaccinated with over half having received their last shot more than…

_____ (2021-11-21). Fighting 'Information Disorder': Aspen's Orwellian Commission on Controlling Speech in America. strategic-culture.org By Jonathan TURLEY | The Aspen Institute has issued the results of its much heralded 16-person Commission on Information Disorder on how to protect the public from misinformation. The commission on disinformation and "building trust" was partially headed by

Staff (2021-11-21). Biden wants an 'autonomous' Europe that spends more on defense. rt.com NATO members in Europe should "absolutely" become more autonomous from the US, meaning they should spend more on military and buy American weapons systems, a senior State Department official has said. | The continued failure by the Europeans to allocate a bigger share of their GDP on defense means that the gap between their combined military capability and that of the US only grows, State Department Counselor Derek Chollet

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