Daily Archives: June 4, 2021

2021-06-04: News Headlines

Vijay Prashad — Zoe Alexandra (2021-06-04). Peace in Colombia Should Mean Land Reform and an End to Hunger. counterpunch.org Since the end of April, Colombia's streets have smelled of tear gas. The government of Colombian President Iván Duque imposed policies that put the costs of the pandemic on the working class and the peasantry and triedto suffocate any advancement of the Havana peace accords of 2016. Discontent led to street protests, which were repressed harshly by the government. These protests, Rodrigo Granda of Colombia's Comunes party told us in an interview, "are defined by the wide participation of youth, women, artists, religious people, the Indigenous, Afro-Colombians, unions and organizations from neighborhoods of the po…

Alan MacLeod (2021-06-04). Birds of a Fascist Feather: Why Israel Is Aiding Colombia's Crackdown on Protesters. globalresearch.ca Photos circulating on …

Ben Norton (2021-06-04). How USAID Created Nicaragua's Anti-Sandinista Media Apparatus, now Under Money Laundering Investigation. orinocotribune.com By Ben Norton — Jun 1, 2021 | With tens of millions of dollars over years of work, CIA front USAID helped create and train Nicaragua's anti-Sandinista opposition. At the center of its operations is the elite Chamorro Foundation, which stands accused of money laundering. | The US government has spent years cultivating a ring of right-wing media outlets in Nicaragua that played a central role in a violent 2018 coup attempt. This network is now being investigated by the Nicaraguan government on allegations of money laundering. | These publications are an integral part of a political opposition that Washington h…

Staff (2021-06-04). Diosdado Cabello: Leopoldo López Wanted to Bribe 8 Soldiers Rescued from Colombian Paramilitaries. orinocotribune.com First Vice President of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), Diosdado Cabello, announced this Wednesday, June 2, that the fugitive from Venezuelan law, Leopoldo López, tried to negotiate for the release of eight Venezuelan soldiers kidnapped by Colombian paramilitary gangs during a confrontation in Apure state on April 23, so that they would be handed over to the opposition. | "These comrades (the eight soldiers) were rescued, and today they are with their family," said Cabello during his television program Con el Mazo Dando. "How that has hurt the right wing, how it has burned them that those boys are…

WSWS (2021-06-04). Trade unions work to "de-escalate" protests in Colombia. wsws.org While working hand in glove with the discredited unions, whose "de-escalation" only serves to isolate the protests, the ruling class and US imperialism are escalating repression.

WSWS (2021-06-04). As Colombia's right-wing government mounts savage repression, Canada criticizes "violence" of impoverished protesters. wsws.org In a cynical statement, Canadian Foreign Minister Marc Garneau managed to avoid mentioning Duque and his far-right government, never mind the heavily armed paramilitary police force that has used US- and Canadian-made weaponry to terrorize protesters.

WSWS (2021-06-04). The global wave of miners strikes and the case for the International Workers Alliance of Rank-and-File Committees. wsws.org From the nickel mines of Northern Ontario and the coalfields of Alabama to the Atacama desert in Chile and the jungles of Colombia, miners of every race and nationality are engaged in an international strike wave against the world's most powerful transnational mining corporations.

Cesar Chelala (2021-06-04). Lessons from the Pandemic. counterpunch.org Since its start in Wuhan, Hubei province, in China, when a cluster of pneumonia cases of unknown origin were reported in December of 2019, the coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc with the economies and social fabric of most countries in the world. The differences in its evolution throughout the world permits us to draw some

WSWS repost (2021-06-04). Author of WSJ "Wuhan lab" story wrote lies about Iraqi "Weapons of Mass Destruction" indybay.org The lead writer of the Wall Street Journal piece that led to the embrace by the entire US media of the "Wuhan lab" theory was the co-author with Judith Miller of the discredited "aluminum tubes" story that helped launch the US invasion of Iraq.

Jonathan Latham — Allison Wilson (2021-06-04). A Chinese PhD Thesis Sheds Important New Light On The Origin of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. counterpunch.org One of the very earliest scientific papers from the COVID-19 pandemic era now has over 11,000 citations. Appearing in the scientific journal Nature on February 3rd 2020, Zhou et al., 2020 reported the genome sequence of a novel coronavirus isolated from patients with atypical pneumonia in Wuhan, China. Its senior author was leading coronavirus researcher

_____ (2021-06-04). A People's Guide To The War Industry: Portfolio of Conflicts. popularresistance.org Without looking at military adventurism through the lens of the corporation, analysts are bound to produce error-filled studies. For example, one analyst contended in an interview on The Real News Network, "Military force is almost never going to achieve your political aims. The Americans learned this in Vietnam. They're learning it in Afghanistan. They're learning it in Syria… So [President Barack] Obama supporting the Saudis and Emiratis in Yemen is a sign really of incoherence on the part of the United States."

Anonymous669 (2021-06-04). Iranian, Iraqi Forces Are Manufacturing Rocket Launchers In Syria's Deir Ezzor — Report. southfront.org Illustrative image. | Forces affiliated with the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) were manufacturing single barrel rocket launchers in the eastern Syrian governorate of Deir Ezzor, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on June 4. | According to the London-based group, the launchers are being manufactured in a military base located in the outskirts of the government-held town of al-Mayadin in southern Deir Ezzor. Iranian military experts are prese…

Anonymous669 (2021-06-04). New Round Of Intra-Rebel Clashes Left Three Dead In Northeastern Syria. southfront.org Illustrative image. | On June 3, clashes broke out between militants of the Turkish-backed Hamzah Division in the Turkish-occupied part of northeastern Syria. | The clashes, which were the result of personal disagreements, took place in the town of Ras al-Ain, right on the border with Turkey as well as in the nearby village of al-Duwaira. Heavy weapons, including rocket-propelled grenades and large-caliber machine guns, were reportedly used during the clashes. | "The reason behind the clashes was that one militant refu…

Anonymous669 (2021-06-04). Iranian Military Advisor Among 14 Killed In New Attacks By ISIS Cells In Central Syria. southfront.org Illustrative image. | ISIS cells in Syria's central region have carried out three new attacks against government forces and their allies in Homs and Deir Ezzor. | On June 3, ISIS terrorists ambushed an Iranian military advisor on the Homs-Deir Ezzor highway. According to Iranian sources, the advisor, Hassan Abdullahzadeh, was killed in the ambush along with his guard Mohsen Abbasi. | 2

Anonymous669 (2021-06-04). List Of Turkish Soldiers Killed By Kurdish Forces In Northern Syria Gets Longer. southfront.org Turkish forces are seen near Mount Barsaya, northeast of Afrin, Syria January 23, 2018. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi | On June 4, the Turkish Ministry of National Defense announced that one of its service members had been killed in Syria. | According to the ministry, the service members was killed in an attack in the area of Afrin in the northern countryside of Aleppo. The Kurdish-majority area was occupied by the Turkish military and its Syrian proxies more than three years ago. | The service member was most likely killed…

Mnar Muhawesh Adley (2021-06-04). Chronicling Barbarism with Political Cartoonist Carlos Latuff. mintpressnews.com Carlos Latuff gained widespread fame during the Arab Spring when his cartoons helped fuel revolutions across the region. Reuters called him a "hero" of the movement while The Guardian described him as the "unlikely star" of the revolt.

Eds. (2021-06-04). Understanding Peru's elections from the Peasant Patrols to Fujimorism. mronline.org 500 years of colonial history, 200 years of life as a republic, and 40 years of experience of the rural and urban peasant patrols movement, to understand a subject and a process that come from afar. | June 4, 2021…

Mark Muhich (2021-06-04). The Geneva Summit: Biden and Putin Need to Pull Back From the Nuclear Brink. counterpunch.org When Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Joe Biden meet in Geneva, Switzerland, on June 16, relations between their countries will be the most fraught since the Cold War ended 30 years ago. Recent Russian provocations — the hacking of sensitive U.S. government and corporate computers, meddling in the last two U.S. presidential elections,

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-06-04). CNE Sends Invitations to International Observers & Supervises Electoral Registry (21N Regional Elections). orinocotribune.com This Thursday, June 3, Venezuela's Electoral Power, the National Electoral Council (CNE), confirmed that it has already sent the first invitations to summon international observers who will participate in the regional and local elections to be held on November 21 of this year. | In this regard, the president of the electoral body, Pedro Calzadilla, reported that when the assistance of international companions is confirmed it will be announced to the public in a timely manner. | "Part of the calendar, as always, includes international colleagues," said the rector. "We have already sent the invitations and it is an…

Editorial Team (2021-06-04). Gary Smith elected General Secretary of GMB. challenge-magazine.org Gary Smith has been elected General Secretary of the GMB Union with a resounding 50.18% of the vote, in a three-horse race (3 June 2021). This election happened against the backdrop of the former General Secretary Tim Roach being allowed to retire on full pension after allegations of sexual misconduct, which he denies.

Staff (2021-06-04). Former Deputy Guaidó Wants to Negotiate with President Maduro in Mexico or Norway. orinocotribune.com Former deputy Juan Guaidó said this Wednesday, June 2, that they are evaluating the possibility of Mexico being the headquarters of negotiations with the Government of Venezuela chaired by President Nicolás Maduro. | "We are evaluating Mexico, Norway, and some other countries that can independently, impartially, and respectfully host a possible negotiation," said the self-proclaimed "interim president" in an interview for the Mexican Reforma website. | The interview caused an uproar in Mexico because it was published just a few days before the country's mega-elections, and was used again to sow fear of communism,…

Lindsay A. Thompson, Matthew J. Gurka, Stephanie L. Filipp, Desmond A. Schatz, Rebeccah E. Mercado, David A. Ostrov, Mark A. Atkinson, Sonja A. Rasmussen (2021-06-04). [Research Paper] The influence of selection bias on identifying an association between allergy medication use and SARS-CoV-2 infection. thelancet.com Diphenhydramine use was associated with more SARS-CoV-2 testing and subsequent higher odds for negative tests. While EHR-based observational studies can inform a need for interventional trials, this study revealed limitations of EHR data. The finding that diphenhydramine documentation conferred a higher odds of testing negative for SARS-CoV-2 must be interpreted with caution due to probable selection bias.Abbreviations: SARS-CoV-2, ACE2, COVID-19, EHR…

Staff (2021-06-04). Headlines for June 4, 2021. democracynow.org Activists Call U.S. Plan to Ship 25 Million COVID Vaccine Doses Abroad "Deeply Insufficient", WHO Warns of Surging COVID-19 Cases in Africa as Vaccine Shipments Come to "Near Halt", Chinese Authorities Ban Hong Kong Vigil Commemorating Tiananmen Massacre, Arrest Organizer, Peruvian Presidential Runoff Pits Ex-Dictator's Daughter Against Socialist School Teacher, 89 Politicians Killed in Run-up to Mexican Midterm Elections, Lawyers for Guantánamo Prisoner Challenge Judge's Order Permitting Use of Info Obtained by Torture, Watchdog Says Pentagon Grossly Misrepresented Civilian Casualties from U.S. Military, U.N. Sa…

Laura Wells (2021-06-04). Daniel Ortega, good before, but not now? Really?? indybay.org President Daniel Ortega is a controversial figure, especially outside of Nicaragua. But why do so many people there support his administration's policies, and why is US interference increasing in the lead-up to Nicaragua's elections in November? Participation in a recent delegation helped answer those questions.

The Conversation (2021-06-04). The more it Changes . . . What can we Expect from the new Unity Coalition Government in Israel? juancole.com By John Strawson | — Israeli politics are entering a new chapter. After inconclusive elections in March, a politically diverse coalition has formed to end Benjamin Netanyahu's 12 years as prime minister. The eight-party coalition is led by right-winger Naftali Bennett and centrist Yair Lapid. The two will take turns as prime minister, with Bennett …

Jake Johnston (2021-06-04). How the International Community is Supporting an Illegal Power Grab in Haiti. counterpunch.org "New Constitution: We Will Vote." The billboards are plastered across Port-au-Prince and throughout the country, as the government launches an all-out push ahead of a referendum planned for next month. The government is holding televised "debates," printing ballots, lobbying international organizations, and apparently laying the groundwork for what it claims is a necessary effort to

John Feffer (2021-06-04). Democracy on the Precipice? counterpunch.org Alexander Lukashenko, the Belarussian dictator, snatches a dissident from midair. Military strongman Assimi Goita launches another coup in Mali. Benjamin Netanyahu escalates a military conflict to save his own political skin in Israel. In the United States, the Republican Party launches a full-court press to suppress the vote. Authoritarianism, like war, makes headlines. It's hard

Juan Cole (2021-06-04). Israel's Netanyahu pledges to destroy President Biden's Iran, Settlements Policies if he Can Survive. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — Outgoing Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu lost his chance to form a government as the deadline ran out on Thursday, but he swung into action in an attempt to stop his rivals from forming one, either. A successful prime minister would have to be able pass a confidence vote in …

_____ (2021-06-04). Julian Assange's Father And Brother Announce US Tour. popularresistance.org The father and brother of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange are planning a nationwide tour of the United States next month to advocate for the release of the detained journalist and for the Biden administration to drop its extradition effort—and to highlight the broader implications that his prosecution has for global press freedom. | John and Gabriel Shipton, Assange's father and brother, will kick off the #HomeRun4Julian tour in Miami on June 6, then travel to over a dozen U.S. cities for the rest of the month, wrapping up in Washington, D.C. in July. Some events will be live-streamed, and the pair plans t…

Lindsay Koshgarian (2021-06-04). Biden's Unconscionable Military Budget. counterpunch.org The Biden administration recently released its final budget proposal for fiscal year 2022. There are some good things in the budget. It rightly calls for major increases in domestic investment, especially for green infrastructure jobs and programs to support families, and funds them with taxes on corporations and the wealthy. But at the same time,

Dr. Jack Rasmus (2021-06-04). Biden's Phony Fiscal Policy: Cuts Corp Taxes & Infrastructure Spending. globalresearch.ca I don't often …

The Associated Press (2021-06-04). US Taps Groups to Pick Asylum-Seekers to Allow Into Country. latinorebels.com SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Biden administration has quietly tasked six humanitarian groups with recommending which migrants should be allowed to stay in the U.S. instead of being rapidly expelled from the country under federal pandemic-related powers that block people from seeking asylum.

Anonymous007 (2021-06-04). Two Iranian Ships, One Loaded With Fast Missile Craft Sailing Toward The Atlantic. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Two Iranian navy ships heading to the Americas are expected to soon enter the Atlantic Ocean, posing an alleged problem for the Biden Administration, Days earlier,

Shane Burley (2021-06-04). The Fight Against Fascism Isn't Over. zcomm.org Interview on the state of fascism in the Biden era, mutual aid and building movements during an era of collapse…

Jack Rasmus (2021-06-04). Biden Capitulates: Cuts Corp Taxes & Further Cuts Infrastructure Spending. zcomm.org Biden and Dems once again clearly and prematurely are willing to capitulate to McConnell and corporate interests. Then again, maybe the capitulation was all planned to get to this place months ago…

Staff (2021-06-04). U.S. Finally Offers to Send Vaccines Abroad, But Lack of Global Plan Leaves Poorer Nations in Crisis. democracynow.org The Biden administration on Thursday announced that the U.S. will donate 25 million surplus doses of COVID-19 vaccines to developing countries, pledging to donate a total of 80 million doses by July. Economist Jeffrey Sachs says rich countries have enough production capacity to speed up vaccine distribution and immunize the whole world within the next year. "There's massive supply, but there's no plan for allocation," he says. We also speak with South African health justice activist Fatima Hassan, who says the global vaccine imbalance comes down to political will. "Even now countries are still sitting around a ta…

Jeffrey St. Clair (2021-06-04). Roaming Charges: Trumpism With a Human(oid) Face. counterpunch.org As an orator, Biden has never been known for his clarity. This can often seem like an endearing quirk of his perpetually twisted-tongue. But it's also strategic. It serves him to be opaque about where he really stands on policies, from the US role in Afghanistan to student debt relief. But there are a few occasions when Biden is crystal clear and direct, when you can take his words to the bank and cash them in. Let us go back, then, to the Carlyle Hotel in Manhattan, whose Bemelmans Bar is now bereft of the squeaks and honks of Woody Allen's clarinet. During the heat of the 2019 primary campaign, Biden huddled wi…

Staff (2021-06-04). Sunrise Movement Calls on Biden to Stop Compromising With Republicans on Climate. truthout.org As President Joe Biden looks to cut an Varshini Prakash, Sunrise…

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts (2021-06-04). Biden to Confront Putin with Human Rights Issue. globalresearch.ca The American media …

_____ (2021-06-04). A People's Guide To The War Industry: Portfolio of Conflicts. popularresistance.org Without looking at military adventurism through the lens of the corporation, analysts are bound to produce error-filled studies. For example, one analyst contended in an interview on The Real News Network, "Military force is almost never going to achieve your political aims. The Americans learned this in Vietnam. They're learning it in Afghanistan. They're learning it in Syria… So [President Barack] Obama supporting the Saudis and Emiratis in Yemen is a sign really of incoherence on the part of the United States."

Lindsay A. Thompson, Matthew J. Gurka, Stephanie L. Filipp, Desmond A. Schatz, Rebeccah E. Mercado, David A. Ostrov, Mark A. Atkinson, Sonja A. Rasmussen (2021-06-04). [Research Paper] The influence of selection bias on identifying an association between allergy medication use and SARS-CoV-2 infection. thelancet.com Diphenhydramine use was associated with more SARS-CoV-2 testing and subsequent higher odds for negative tests. While EHR-based observational studies can inform a need for interventional trials, this study revealed limitations of EHR data. The finding that diphenhydramine documentation conferred a higher odds of testing negative for SARS-CoV-2 must be interpreted with caution due to probable selection bias.Abbreviations: SARS-CoV-2, ACE2, COVID-19, EHR…

Henry Giroux (2021-06-04). America's Nazi Problem and the End of Policing. counterpunch.org The Black Lives Matter movement has made clear that America is reproducing alarming echoes of the past. It has exposed the mobilizing passions and ideological discourses of fascism evident in Trumpland. At a different time in history, Cedric Robinson identified this American form of fascist politics as racial capitalism. [3] According to Robinson, America had its own home-grown version of fascism, which did not simply emulate the fascist European movements of the 1920s but reached back to the era of Jim Crow and the rise of the Ku Klux Klan in the United States.[4] Fascism was no longer viewed as simply an import…

Tomdispatch (2021-06-04). Lest we Forget: Trump's and Billionaires' Covid Profiteering, Debasing Science and Death on the scale of the Civil War. juancole.com By Nina Burleigh | — ( Tomdispatch.com) — Now that we're all unmasking and the economy seems set to roar into the 2020s, what will we remember about how disastrously, how malignantly, the Trump administration behaved as the pandemic took hold? And will anyone be held to account for it? The instinct to forget pandemics, …

Emir Sader (2021-06-04). Bolsonaro terminará como Trump. globalizacion.ca Bolsonaro se inspiró en Donald Trump, sus discursos y su forma de hacer política. Negacionista, cuestionador de la política tradicional, centralizador, agresivo con los medios, con sus opositores y con el Poder Judicial. | Empezó bien, pasando de francotirador a presidente…

Medea Benjamin, Marcy Winograd (2021-06-04). Schumer's Anti-China Bill Sacrifices Climate for Empire. counterpunch.org Despite an existential climate crisis, Senator Chuck Schumer's $250-billion "United States Innovation and Competition Act of 2021" takes aim at China as the most pressing national security threat. In a Cold War declaration, the New York Democrat's proposed legislation reads like the last gasp of a dying empire, a plea from a panicked superpower losing

Binoy Kampmark (2021-06-04). That Old Story: Spying on Friends. counterpunch.org One has to be repeatedly reminded that the theatre of international relations knows no friends and only national interests, whatever those might be. Intelligence services, being an expression of those interests, do not necessarily discriminate in targeting their quarry. The revelations of Edward Snowden in 2013 about warrantless and unwarranted surveillance by the US National

Rainer Shea (2021-06-04). In a Conflict-Ridden Near Future America, all Dissenters will be Treated as Enemy Combatants. orinocotribune.com By Rainer Shea — Jun 1, 2021 | Those of us who are part of the movement for anti-colonial proletarian revolution within the U.S. are going to have to approach the coming generation through a lens of insurgency vs counterinsurgency. This need for us to embrace this kind of siege mentality comes not from some adventurist fantasy, but from the fact that the state is coming at us in a way which prompts such a mentality. | Importing the foreign counterinsurgency tactics of occupation warfare & psychological operations | To understand what I mean, just look at the ways the U.S. national security state has already…

Tim Wheeler (2021-06-04). Washington State victories: Tax the rich, curb emissions, stop gun violence. peoplesworld.org OLYMPIA, Wash.—A capital gains tax on the state's billionaires. A "cap and trade" tax on global-warming gases. Legislation to curb police murder of African Americans and other people of color. A ban on "open carry" of firearms at street demonstrations and on the state's capitol grounds. These are only a few of the landmark bills …

Rainer Shea (2021-06-04). In a Conflict-Ridden Near Future America, all Dissenters will be Treated as Enemy Combatants. orinocotribune.com By Rainer Shea — Jun 1, 2021 | Importing the foreign counterinsurgency tactics of occupation warfare & psychological operations | To understand what I mean, just look at the ways the U.S. national security state has already brought its foreign wars home, as was The connections between American counter-insurgency and domestic politics are not just on the discursive level. In "The other side of the COIN: counterinsurgency and community policing",…

Josh Frank (2021-06-04). Edward Said and Palestine (1986). counterpunch.org &nbsp…

_____ (2021-06-04). We Stand With Cuba Against the US Embargo and Hybrid War. popularresistance.org On May 26, The New York Review of Books published an open letter signed by a group of successful artists and writers — including Junot Díaz and Edwidge Danticat — stating that Cuban artist Luís Manuel Otero Alcántara is "detained…solely for expressing his ideas through his art." We the undersigned challenge the aforementioned signatories to reconsider their letter, which fails to mention Otero Alcántara's alleged connections to the U.S. government and ignores crucial context, namely the ongoing war waged by the U.S. against Cuba.

Editor2 (2021-06-04). Huawei Launches Long-Awaited Operating System in Bid to Knock Google off top Place. orinocotribune.com The Chinese company has in the past been cut off from updating Google's Android OS as a result of sanctions implemented by the US government last year. What's more, Huawei is also planning to build a large ecosystem of software developers and user bases. | Chinese smartphone maker Huawei is set to announce the launch of the HarmonyOS — its first self-developed operating system for mobile phones, according to a report in the WSJ. The system was first unveiled in 2019 at a developers' conference and has since been installed in several consumer devices, including PC, laptops, and smartwatches. |

Anonymous103 (2021-06-04). Echo Of Karabakh War: Three Killed In Mine Explosion In Azerbaijani Kalbajar Region. southfront.org Illustrative image | On June 4, private media outlet in Azerbaijan, Trend News Agency, reported that three people were killed and four people were wounded as a result of the mine explosion in Azerbaijan's Kalbajar district. | According to a joint statement made by the Azerbaijani Prosecutor's General Office and the Interior Ministry, a car with employees of TV channels and news agencies sent to Kalbajar district to carry out their official duties hit a mine in the direction of Susuzlug village of Kalbajar distr…

Anonymous669 (2021-06-04). Taliban Fighters Ambushed Afghan Army Convoys In Maidan Wardak, Helmand (Photos, Video). southfront.org Taliban spacial forces, illustrative image | Taliban fighters have ambushed two convoys of the Afghan National Army (ANA) in the provinces of Maidan Wardak and Helmand. | The first military convoy came under attack near the village of Deh Afghanan in the central province of Maidan Wardak on June 1. | During the ambush, Taliban fighters destroyed a Humvee armored vehicle and a M1117 armored security vehicle of the ANA. The fighters also seized some weapons and ammunition. | #Taliban militants destroyed

Anonymous669 (2021-06-04). Palestinian Fighters Open Fire At Israeli Drone Swarm Over Gaza (Videos). southfront.org Screen grab from one of the videos showing two Israeli drones passing by each other over the Gaza Strip. | Late on June 3, a swarm of small quadcopter drones launched by the Israeli military invaded the skies of the Gaza Strip. | A source in Gaza's armed factions told the al-Quds newspaper that the drones had flown over military posts as well as civilian homes and buildings. The drones were targeted by Palestinian fighters, who managed to shot down some of them. | "By flying these drones, occupation forces attempted to test a…

Gareth Porter (2021-06-04). Eisenhower rejected military chiefs' demand for nuclear war on China. zcomm.org Pentagon Papers leaker Daniel Ellsberg has released a shocking account showing how the Joint Chiefs pressed Eisenhower to launch a nuclear war on China…

Marliana S. Rejeki, Nana Sarnadi, Retno Wihastuti, Vininta Fazharyasti, Wisvici Y. Samin, Frilasita A. Yudhaputri, Edison Johar, Neni Nurainy, Novilia S. Bachtiar, David H. Muljono (2021-06-04). [Research Paper] Convalescent plasma therapy in patients with moderate-to-severe COVID-19: A study from Indonesia for clinical research in low- and middle-income countries. thelancet.com This study highlights the safety of CP therapy. Although improvements were observed, we could not conclude that the outcomes were solely due to CP treatment. Further randomised controlled trials that cover different disease stages with pre-donation NAb measurements using locally applicable strategies are warranted.

Edward Curtin (2021-06-04). The Etymological Animal Must Slip Out of the Cage of Habit to Grasp Truth. dissidentvoice.org Life is full of slips. Words slip out of our mouths to surprise us. Thoughts slip into our minds to shock us. Dreams slip into our nights to sometimes slip into our waking thoughts to startle us. And, as the wonderful singer/songwriter Paul Simon, sings, we are always "slip sliding away," a reminder that can …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-04). Science Saturday: How regenerative medicine is advancing ALS research. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org May is?ALS Awareness Month, a time to reflect on the role of regenerative medicine research in advancing understanding and treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis?(ALS) or Lou Gehrig's disease. This neurodegenerative disorder causes nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord to die, blocking signals to the muscles. That results in paralysis that robs a person …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-04). Consumer Health: Understanding atypical depression. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org May is Mental Health Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about dealing with atypical depression. Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. It affects how you feel, think and behave, and it can lead to emotional and physical problems. For some …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-04). Brushing off the 'social rust' as COVID-19 restrictions ease. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org As society emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, many are feeling excited yet anxious and awkward about returning to normal life and interacting with others. What used to come so naturally doesn't feel so natural anymore. This article is written by Olivia Bogucki, Ph.D., is a clinical health psychology fellow in Primary Care at Mayo Clinic …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-04). Consumer Health: Treating osteoporosis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org May is National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about this bone disease, which affects approximately 10 million Americans, according to the Office on Women's Health. Osteoporosis causes bones to become weak and brittle — so brittle that a fall or even mild stresses, such as bending over …

Staff (2021-06-04). "Disaster Patriarchy": V (Eve Ensler) on How the Pandemic Has Unleashed a War on Women. democracynow.org The pandemic has led to a sharp rise in gender-based violence, job losses in female-dominated industries, greater parenting duties for mothers, and other pressures that primarily fall on women around the world. These effects amount to a kind of "disaster patriarchy" in which "men exploit a crisis to reassert control and dominance and rapidly erase the hard-earned rights of women," says V, the artist and activist formerly known as Eve Ensler. "Women are losing their safety, their economic power, their autonomy, their education, and they are pushed onto the frontlines, where they are often used, unprotected and sac…

Nora Barrows-Friedman (2021-06-04). Podcast Ep 39: Fighting censorship of Palestine. electronicintifada.net Do Silicon Valley corporations have authority to decide what can and cannot be taught in classrooms?

Tamara Nassar (2021-06-04). Palestinian Authority rounds up activists. electronicintifada.net After life of resistance, former Birzeit student dies by Israeli fire.

Isra Saleh el-Namey (2021-06-04). When Israel killed doctors. electronicintifada.net Road leading to Gaza's largest hospital badly damaged during massacre.

Ali Abunimah (2021-06-04). Bernie Sanders must stop whitewashing Israel's next racist government. electronicintifada.net The coalition-in-waiting is another collection of genocidal extremists.

_____ (2021-06-04). The Regressive Economic Policies Of Bolivia's Coup Government. popularresistance.org The IHRC/UNHR report emphasizes the racist nature of the violence, including that all of the victims of these massacres were Indigenous. Bolivia has the largest percentage of Indigenous people in the Americas, and Evo Morales was the country's first Indigenous president. His government had undertaken numerous reforms and economic policies that had benefited Bolivia's Indigenous people, who are economically disadvantaged relative to the rest of the population.

Latino Rebels (2021-06-04). Corporate Media vs. Bolivian Democracy. latinorebels.com Latino Rebels Radio: June 4, 2021…

Editor2 (2021-06-04). Venezuela's Migration: Why They Left. orinocotribune.com By Rosiris Berroteran — Jun 2, 2021 | Part I | Between 2000 and 2020, a large part of Venezuela's young working population Venezuela is a country with a young working population awaiting employment. The country has the installed capacity to process extra-heavy crude oil and metals, as well as to produce te…

Staff (2021-06-04). Venezuela Ratifies its Commitment to Fight Corruption at United Nations Conference. orinocotribune.com This Thursday, June 3, before the United Nations, the Foreign Minister of Venezuela Jorge Arreaza confirmed the perseverance of state policies favoring multilateral cooperation to combat corruption and strengthen transparent public management. | "We ratify the Venezuelan Government's commitment to multilateral cooperation against corrupt practices, in favor of transparent management and equitable power relations, on the political, economic, public and private levels," Arreaza stated during his speech, via videoconference, at the special session of the United Nations General Assembly against Corruption. | @jaarrea…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-06-04). "Bolívar's Thinking Is Based On the Need for Human Progress" libya360.wordpress.com Alex Anfruns A conversation between Alex Anfruns and Christine Pic-Gillard, author of a new study: Bolívar (Ellipses, 2020) The political and humanist stature of Simón Bolívar, leading figure of the Liberation of Latin America, continues to powerfully inspire the left movements of the continent. Simón Bolívar, a 19th century Venezuelan statesman, embodied the progressive ideals…

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-06-04). Carabobo State to Activate Historical Routes in Preparation for Battle of Carabobo's Bicentennial. orinocotribune.com Twenty-two days before the celebration of the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Carabobo, the national government advanced with the activation of historical cultural routes and the inauguration of monuments, as requested by President Nicolás Maduro as part of the emblematic celebration of independence and sovereignty. | The executive Vice President of Venezuela, Delcy Rodríguez, offered details about the supervision session she led in Carabobo state, where she was joined by Governor Rafael Lacava and other authorities who are members of the Presidential Commission in charge of the celebration. | "We have come to…

Federico Fuentes (2021-06-04). 'Commune or nothing': New laws reignite old debates over communal power in Venezuela. greenleft.org.au Venezuela's National Assembly (AN) has approved two bills with the aim of further empowering the communal councils and communes that lie at the heart of the country's project of communal power, writes Federico Fuentes.

Paul Farmer (2021-06-04). Finding Ourselves at Peehee Mu'huh: An Interview with Daranda Hinkey. counterpunch.org Daranda Hinkey on Protecting Ancestral Homeland at Thacker Pass On January 15th, 2021 the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) issued permits to Lithium Americas Corporation for an open-pit lithium mine that would destroy over 17,000 acres of Paiute-Shoshone ancestral homeland at Thacker Pass, Nevada. This mine would pollute groundwater with uranium, arsenic, and heavy metals;

Paul Feather (2021-06-04). Finding Ourselves at Peehee Mu'huh: An Interview with Daranda Hinkey. counterpunch.org Daranda Hinkey on Protecting Ancestral Homeland at Thacker Pass On January 15th, 2021 the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) issued permits to Lithium Americas Corporation for an open-pit lithium mine that would destroy over 17,000 acres of Paiute-Shoshone ancestral homeland at Thacker Pass, Nevada. This mine would pollute groundwater with uranium, arsenic, and heavy metals;

Sam Klug (2021-06-04). 'We Know Occupation'. zcomm.org Why the Black Lives Matter movement might help shift the conversation about a conflict thousands of miles away…

Staff (2021-06-04). UK's First Black Studies Professor Calls on African Diaspora to Unite. truthout.org As Black Lives Matter continues to flourish in the United States and beyond, many activists within the movement are calling for renewed internationalism and collaboration among people across the African Diaspora. In this exclusive interview, author, activist and Black radical scholar Kehinde Andrews issues the call: "We need to get back aligned with the revolutionary version of Pan-Africanism." | Andrews is founder of the Harambee Organization of Black Unity and professor of Black Studies at Birmingh…

Staff (2021-06-04). Battleground Baltimore: What does George Floyd mean to Baltimore? therealnews.com In this week's roundup of Baltimore news, we gutcheck Baltimore leaders' responses to police brutality one year after a nationwide uprising against police violence.

Chris Kanthan (2021-06-04). Debunking two myths — "China stole American jobs" and "America built China." nationofchange.org China succeeded by emulating the proven paths of other Asian Tigers, which relied on investment, manufacturing, and exports to build their nations.

Medea Benjamin (2021-06-04). Schumer's Anti-China Bill Sacrifices Climate for Empire. zcomm.org The bill undermines Kerry's negotiated agreement with China, sabotaging an opportunity for the U.S. and China to partner on curbing emissions and sharing strategies for greening the Earth…

Bill Lueders (2021-06-04). Further Comment: End the Pandemic of Ignorance. progressive.org The pandemic is not COVID-19, which medicine and science are handling about as well as can be expected. It's the pandemic of ignorance that is raging out of control.

Dr. Meryl Nass (2021-06-04). The Real Conspirators Who Lied About COVID's Origin, Funded Fraudulent Trials of Therapeutics, and Controlled the COVID Pandemic Are the Top Public Health Leaders. globalresearch.ca In very early …

_____ (2021-06-04). A Truly Free Society Would Have No Official Narratives. popularresistance.org Many of Anthony Fauci's emails during the US Covid-19 outbreak last year have been obtained via Freedom of Information Act and published by BuzzFeed News and The Washington Post. Depending on what ideological echo chamber you inhabit you may have heard that they are completely innocuous or historically damning; the ones eliciting the most controversy right now include a scientist telling …

WSWS (2021-06-04). Australia: Melbourne schools to reopen amid COVID-19 lockdown, threatening teacher, student safety. wsws.org The reopening has nothing to do with "fairness" for students and instead forms part of the Labor government's concessions to corporate demands for an end to lockdown.

WSWS (2021-06-04). Disappearance of influenza in 2020 proves eradication of SARS-CoV-2 and more is possible. wsws.org The actual impact of the pandemic itself proves that COVID-19 and numerous diseases which threaten children and all of humanity can be eradicated.

WSWS (2021-06-04). Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa. wsws.org Seamen and civil servants in Greece walk out against laws restricting right to strike; UK Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency workers in Wales continue walk outs over COVID safety; 24-hour public sector strike in Lebanon over poverty and unemployment; Lesotho general strike of textile workers enters second week.

WSWS (2021-06-04). New COVID-19 wave in Taiwan exposes government's lack of preparation. wsws.org The outbreak also reveals that no country is safe from the pandemic as long as the virus is allowed to move freely anywhere in the world.

Anonymous103 (2021-06-04). Argentina: The Battle Of COVID Vaccines. southfront.org Demonstrators protest against President Alberto Fernandez's lockdown measures to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Buenos Aires, on April 17 [Agustin Marcarian/Reuters]Written by Piero Messina exclusively for SouthFront. | Playing a sad tango melody, the 2019 Covid pandemic is sending Argentina and its government into a tailspin. Accusations of corruption in the management of the vaccination campaign, controversies over the supply of medicines, quarrels with pharmaceutical companies and the temptation to sell…

James Wyner (2021-06-04). How Radio Skid Row has survived. greenleft.org.au James Wyner reports on how grassroots media outlet Radio Skid Row survived the COVID-19 pandemic.

James Wyner (2021-06-04). How Radio Skid Row has survived. greenleft.org.au James Wyner reports how grassroots media outlet Radio Skid Row survived the COVID-19 pandemic.

Clarissa Bauer-Staeb, Alice Davis, Theresa Smith, Wendy Wilsher, David Betts, Chris Eldridge, Emma Griffith, Julian Faraway, Katherine S. Button (2021-06-04). The early impact of COVID-19 on primary care psychological therapy services: A descriptive time series of electronic healthcare records. thelancet.com Services appeared to adapt to provide continuity of care in mental healthcare. However, patients accessing services reduced, potentially placing a future burden on service. Despite the observational nature of the data, the present study can inform the planning of service provision and policy.

Fares Qeadan, Benjamin Tingey, Rona Bern, Christina A Porucznik, Kevin English, Ali I. Saeed, Erin Fanning Madden (2021-06-04). [Research Paper] Opioid use disorder and health service utilization among COVID-19 patients in the US: A nationwide cohort from the Cerner Real-World Data. thelancet.com This study suggests people with OUD and COVID-19 often require higher levels of care, and OUD patients who are younger or not using medication treatment for OUDs are particularly vulnerable to death due to COVID-19.

Shaukat Ali, Syed Muneeb Uddin, Elisha Shalim, Muneeba Ahsan Sayeed, Fatima Anjum, Farah Saleem, Sheikh Muhammad Muhaymin, Ayesha Ali, Mir Rashid Ali, Iqra Ahmed, Tehreem Mushtaq, Sadaf Khan, Faisal Shahab, Shobha Luxmi, Suneel Kumar, Habiba Arain, Mujtaba Khan, Abdul Samad Khan, Hamid Mehmood, Abdur Rasheed, Ashraf Jahangeer, SaifUllah Baig, Saeed Quraishy (2021-06-04). Hyperimmune anti-COVID-19 IVIG (C-IVIG) treatment in severe and critical COVID-19 patients: A phase I/II randomized control trial. thelancet.com Administration of C-IVIG in severe and critical COVID-19 patients was safe, increased the chance of survival and reduced the risk of disease progression.

W. T. Whitney (2021-06-04). U.S. Imperialists Deprive Cuba of Syringes That Are Needed Now. counterpunch.org Cuba, the first Latin America country to develop its own COVID-19 vaccines, presently is short of syringes for immunizing its population against the virus. It's not feasible for Cuba to make its own syringes. The U.S. blockade prevents Cuba from importing them from abroad. Syringes are lacking all over. The New York Times estimates an

Peter Koenig (2021-06-04). The Covid Deep State: Threats, Vaccine Injuries and Deaths Abound No Compensation. No Justice. globalresearch.ca The well-reputed online …

Peter Koenig (2021-06-04). The Covid Deep State: Threats, Vaccine Injuries and Deaths Abound No Compensation — No Justice. globalresearch.ca The well-reputed online …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-04). Mayo Clinic offers COVID-19 walk-in vaccine clinics in Minnesota. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic in Rochester and at its Health System sites continue to offer patients, visitors and staff additional convenient opportunities to be vaccinated for COVID-19. All domestic and international patients, visitors and staff who want to be vaccinated for COVID-19 have a couple of opportunities to do so at walk-in clinics this week. Available COVID-19 …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-04). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Dissecting COVID-19 research and putting data in perspective. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The number of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths in the U.S. continues to decline. However, cases of COVID-19 are increasing in younger populations. "It's becoming a childhood disease," says Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. "Children have composed over 16,000 hospitalizations for COVID-19 and about 300 have died." …

Editorial Team (2021-06-04). More than half of UK adults fully vaccinated … but Britain isn't out of the woods yet. challenge-magazine.org As of Thursday (3 June 2021), 26,422,303 people across the UK have received both doses of the Covid-19 vaccine. Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, also confirmed that three quarters of UK adults have had their first jab. One of the few achievements in an otherwise disastrous response from the UK Government over the last 15 months.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-04). Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine graduates ease physician shortage in world affected by COVID-19 pandemic. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Ninety-eight students took part in commencement events on Friday, May 21, at Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine ? Arizona Campus and Sunday, May 23, at Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine. This is the first multistate commencement for Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine and the first commencement for the inaugural class of students …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-04). Patients now permitted two visitors at Mayo Clinic Health System locations. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ALBERT LEA and AUSTIN, Minn. ? Patients are now permitted to have two visitors in inpatient and outpatient settings at Mayo Clinic Health System sites at all southeast Minnesota locations. The change is being made in response to consistently lowered COVID-19 positivity rates in the region and is subject to change should the situation change. …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-04). Mayo Clinic updates masking, in-person meeting guidance. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance on May 13 stating that people who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 do not need to socially distance or wear a mask indoors in most settings. This updated guidance excluded certain environments, including health care facilities. Mayo Clinic has reviewed its guidance for masking, distancing and …

Dawn Paley (2021-06-04). AMLO Has Been a Disappointment to the World—for Mexico, He's Been Far Worse. thenation.com AMLO Has Been a Disappointment to the World—for Mexico, He's Been Far Worse…

Natasha Hakimi Zapata (2021-06-04). Covid-19 Is a Boon for UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Buds. thenation.com Covid-19 Is a Boon for UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Buds…

WSWS (2021-06-04). Florida data scientist Rebekah Jones granted whistleblower status. wsws.org The action comes after Jones was fired and witchhunted by Governor Ron DeSantis for opposing his campaign to ignore COVID-19 and reopen schools and workplaces.

Raul Pellini, Aldo Venuti, Fulvia Pimpinelli, Elva Abril, Giovanni Blandino, Flaminia Campo, Laura Conti, Armando De Virgilio, Federico De Marco, Enea Gino Di Domenico, Ornella Di Bella, Simona Di Martino, Fabrizio Ensoli, Diana Giannarelli, Chiara Mandoj, Valentina Manciocco, Paolo Marchesi, Francesco Mazzola, Silvia Moretto, Gerardo Petruzzi, Fabrizio Petrone, Barbara Pichi, Martina Pontone, Jacopo Zocchi, Antonello Vidiri, Branka Vujovic, Giulia Piaggio, Aldo Morrone, Gennaro Ciliberto (2021-06-04). [Research Paper] Initial observations on age, gender, BMI and hypertension in antibody responses to SARS-CoV-2 BNT162b2 vaccine. thelancet.com : Literature data suggests that age, gender and body mass index (BMI) could be associated with difference in immune responses to vaccines. The first goal of the study was to analyze the antibody titre seven days after the second dose of BNT162b2 vaccine in a group of 248 healthcare workers (HCWs). The second goal was to analyze how antibody titre changes in correlation with age, gender, BMI and hypertension.

Ruhi Bhasin (2021-06-04). How Getting a Vaccine in India Is a 'Privilege' Especially For Those in Rural Areas. counterpunch.org If the month of April was marked by images of endless rows of burning funeral pyres from major Indian cities, the images of floating bodies in the Ganges River near the north Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar in May were a grim reminder of the unchecked spread of the virus in rural India

Raymond Wolfe (2021-06-04). Facebook CEO Offered Dr. Fauci 'Very Exciting' Proposal, Vaccine 'Resources'. globalresearch.ca Emails show Mark …

Paul Antonopoulos (2021-06-04). NATO's Rearming of Ukraine Under Sea Breeze 2021 Guise Is for Future Conflict in Donbass. globalresearch.ca With the participation …

Martha Grevatt (2021-06-04). Another police murder protested — 'We're here for Vincent'. workers.org East Cleveland, Ohio A cross section of Cleveland area community activists turned out May 31 to express solidarity with the family of 18-year-old Vincent Belmonte, killed Jan. 5 by East Cleveland cops. Police stopped him while he was driving his partner to work, chased him and shot him in the . . . |

Ann Garrison (2021-06-04). Norman Finkelstein: Truth and justice are the ultimate test, not international NGOs. mronline.org Even Human Rights Watch says Israel is committing crimes against humanity in the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and in Gaza, and the idea of a Jewish state in the context of Palestine is not legitimate. | June 4, 2021…

Answer Coalition (2021-06-04). May 30: Car caravans and rallies demand end to U.S. blockade of Cuba. answercoalition.org &nbsp…

Ramzy Baroud (2021-06-04). The Fumbling King of Palestine: Palestinians are Defeating the Oslo Culture. counterpunch.org The political discourse of Mahmoud Abbas, the head of the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank, is similar to that of an ineffectual king who has been isolated in his palace for far too long. The king speaks of prosperity and peace, and tirelessly counts his innumerable achievements, while his people are dying of starvation

Sonali Kolhatkar (2021-06-04). How the Tulsa Race Massacre Was a Violent Act of Racist Economic Injustice. counterpunch.org One hundred years after the worst instance of racist mob violence in 20th-century America, the Tulsa Race Massacre is finally getting the attention it is due. The 1921 terrorist attack by an armed white mob against a prosperous Black community is perhaps one of the clearest and most extreme illustrations of how many African Americans

Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (2021-06-04). Joseph Torres on Media & Tulsa Massacre. fair.org June 1, 2021, Tulsa, Oklahoma. | This week on CounterSpin: The word is a number of proposed documentaries about the 1921 murderous assault on Tulsa, Oklahoma's, prosperous Black community, and how the story was not just little-known but actively erased, were meeting general disinterest. Then the TV show Watchmen, adapted from Alan Moore's graphic novel, proved that—not to put too fine a point on it—white people could handle hearing the history. A false accusation against a young Black man led to a lynch mob and the descent of hundreds of "deputized" white people on the part of town known as Black Wal…

WSWS (2021-06-04). Food prices rose 40 percent in May amid expanding global hunger and social crisis triggered by pandemic. wsws.org World food prices have increased for 12 straight months and rose by 40 percent in May as millions around the world go hungry amid the social devastation of the pandemic.

WSWS (2021-06-04). Indian autoworkers denounce governments, companies and unions for making them work amid deadly pandemic. wsws.org Summing up his experience with the trade unions, one worker told the WSWS, "Earlier I thought only management and governments are against us, but now, I realize our union joined them long ago."

WSWS (2021-06-04). Food price index rose 40 percent in May amid expanding global hunger and social crisis triggered by pandemic. wsws.org World food prices have increased for 12 straight months even as millions around the world go hungry amid the social devastation of the pandemic.

WSWS (2021-06-04). What capitalism has wrought—India's tsunami of infections and death, and pandemic of hunger and joblessness. wsws.org India's purported capitalist "rise"—so celebrated in the media in the west—has produced a malignant society that embodies and exemplifies the dysfunction, brutality and criminality of 21st century capitalism.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-06-04). Pandemic mortality and prevention: News from the College. imperial.ac.uk Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial.

No Nukes Action (2021-06-04). Friday 6/11: STOP Criminal Insanity Of Holding Tokyo Olympics In Middle Of Pandemic-Lives Over Profit. indybay.org San Francisco Japanese Consulate | 275 Battery St./California St. | San Francisco…

WSWS (2021-06-04). The pandemic has starkly revealed that the unions are organically bound to the capitalist class and its state. wsws.org The following speech was delivered by SEP (Sri Lanka) Political Committee member M. Devarajah to a May 30 meeting organized by the SEP in Sri Lanka.

WSWS (2021-06-04). The pandemic has starkly revealed that the unions are organically bound to the capitalist class and its state. wsws.org The following speech was delivered by SEP (Sri Lanka) Political Committee member M. Thevarajah to a May 30 meeting organized by the SEP in Sri Lanka.

Nina Burleigh (2021-06-04). How to Make Money Off a Pandemic. thenation.com How to Make Money Off a Pandemic…

Angela (2021-06-04). Friday 6/4: Protest: Free Palestine. indybay.org MLK Plaza | 2 E Oak St, Stockton, CA…

Angela (2021-06-04). Friday 6/4: Palestine 101 & Naksa Community Teach-In. indybay.org 1331 S Nutwood St, Anaheim, CA…

Angela (2021-06-04). Saturday 6/5: From the Bay to Palestine: Rise Up for Liberation. indybay.org San Leandro Marina | 1253 Marina Blvd, San Leandro, CA…

Allan Fisher (2021-06-04). Saturday 6/5: Protest US financed oppression in Palestine/Israel. indybay.org Ocean and Water Street, Santa Cruz…

Betty McCollum (2021-06-04). My Bill Would Stop US Aid From Funding Palestinian Suffering. thenation.com My Bill Would Stop US Aid From Funding Palestinian Suffering…

_____ (2021-06-04). Outside Amazon fulfillment center, workers demand tax fairness. popularresistance.org Minnesota workers unfurled a "Tax the Rich" banner outside Amazon's MSP1 fulfillment center here today. It was a not-so-subtle suggestion to state lawmakers about how they might pay for investments in child care, paid family leave, education, infrastructure and other supports for working families.

Lawrence Wittner (2021-06-04). Lesley Blume's Fallout: The Hiroshima Cover-up and the Reporter Who Revealed It to the World. globalresearch.ca In this crisply …

Socialist Alliance (2021-06-04). Socialist Alliance: Reject the coup regime in Myanmar/Burma. greenleft.org.au The Socialist Alliance is calling on the Coalition government to impose targeted sanctions on Myanmar's military while maintaining aid to the victims of human rights violations and providing permanent protection to temporary visa holders from Myanmar and the Rohingya population in exile.

Bay Area Freedom Socialist Party (2021-06-04). Sunday 6/20: Online Discussion—LGBTQIA+ Pride: No Place for Cops. indybay.org Via Zoom…

Mirinda Crissman (2021-06-04). Socialismo y liberación trans. workers.org Los siguientes son comentarios seleccionados de los panelistas en un seminario web del 1 de abril: "Día de la Visibilidad Transgénero: una perspectiva socialista", patrocinado por el Workers World Party/Partido Mundo Obrero, que se puede ver en Workers World YouTube: tinyurl.com/35944sht. Los camaradas del WWP Ezra Echo, Devin Cole y . . . |

WSWS (2021-06-04). American workers are the natural allies of workers throughout the world. wsws.org The following is an edited version of remarks delivered by Socialist Equality Party (US) National Secretary Joseph Kishore to a meeting organized by the SEP (Sri Lanka) on May 30.

Eds. (2021-06-04). 'Why won't she just leave him?' domestic violence and lone parents. mronline.org Why won't she just leave him? The answer is she can't. | June 4, 2021 | Newswire…

Mark Gruenberg (2021-06-04). Coalition wants Congress to end immunity for federal police, agents. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—It's time to put a cap on ICE…and the Border Patrol…and the FBI…and any other federal law enforcement agent who illegally violates someone's civil rights, by making violators personally liable for damages when they do. Removing that immunity from prosecution for damages is, in so many words, what more than a dozen organizations, including pro-labor …

Mark Gruenberg, Karl Engels (2021-06-04). Republican governors yank unemployment aid even as jobs shortfall continues. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—Private employers claimed to add 492,000 net new jobs in May, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported June 4. Governments added 67,000 more. That, and the drop in monthly joblessness from 6.1% in April to 5.8% in May, is good news. The bad news, coming virtually every day, is that Republican governors are cutting off …

Vijay Prashad (2021-06-04). We hug the trees because the trees have no voice. mronline.org In 1974, the UN urged the world to celebrate that day on 5 June with the slogan 'Only One Earth'; this year, the theme is 'Ecosystem Restoration', emphasising how the capitalist system has eroded the earth's capacity to sustain life. | June 4, 2021…

Eds. (2021-06-04). The next trans griot. mronline.org Few publications covered Black trans communities. After the death of Monica Roberts, TransGriot's founder, the people she empowered grieve and begin to chart a new era. | June 4, 2021 | Newswire…

Bruce T. Boccardy (2021-06-04). Americans must recognize economic classes. mronline.org There appears to be a reluctance in the United States to wear the mantle of "working class." Its connotation appears to be a relic from the economic revolutions of Europe in the late nineteenth century. However, they remain the economic class that built the nation's now failing economy. | June 4, 2021…

Staff (2021-06-04). Cops told him the First Amendment doesn't apply, then they arrested him to prove it. therealnews.com The arrest of a cop watcher by Texas police raises serious questions about the rights of citizen journalists and the state of the First Amendment.

G. Dunkel (2021-06-04). French unions respond to housing crisis. workers.org In France, activists hold a banner saying "A roof is a right" According to the French housing alliance Right to Housing (DAL—Droit au Logement), cops are prepared to evict 30,000 families starting June 1. Some 130,000 families have been notified that they need to leave their homes immediately, while tens . . . |

Anonymous007 (2021-06-04). Protasevich Speaks Of The Artificial Nature Of The Protests, Bankrolling, Organizers. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Belarusian opposition figure and co-founder of the Nexta Telegram channel, Roman Protasevich said that the financing of the ex-presidential candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya comes from the funds of Lithuanian taxpayers and interested businessmen."First, indeed, part of it is at the expense of Lithuanian taxpayers. Lithuanian taxpayers, in fact, support foreign politicians from their own pockets. Partly these are private sponsors. That is, private businessmen, representatives of the bu…

Anonymous007 (2021-06-04). France Suspends Joint Military Operation In Mali To Punish Junta. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On June 3rd, France said that it was suspending its joint military operations with Malian forces "awaiting guarantees" that civilians return to positions of power. | This comes after on May 25th, the Malian military detained interim President Bah Ndaw and Prime Minister Moctar Ouane and stripped them of their powers after a dispute over a cabinet reshuffle, after the previous military coup in August 2020. | Assimi Goita, a colonel who led both coups and was Nda…

Anonymous669 (2021-06-04). ISIS Claimed Responsibility For Explosion That Left 23 Causalities In Iraq's Baghdad (Video). southfront.org Screen grab from the bombing video. | ISIS has claimed responsibility for a deadly explosion that rocked the Shiite-majority district of al-Kadhimiya in the northern outskirts of the Iraqi capital Baghdad on June 3. | The the terrorist group said that the explosion, which targeted a gathering of Shiite worshipers near a local Shrine in the district, was orchestrated by its security cells in Baghdad. | Initial, Iraqi security sources claimed that the explosion was the result of an "accident" caused by a faulty gas cylinder.

Elizabeth Vos (2021-06-04). The Finders: CIA Ties to Child Sex Cult Obscured as Coverage Goes from Sensationalism to Silence. mintpressnews.com The Finders trail would ultimately lead to allegations of a cult involved in ritual abuse, an international child-trafficking ring, evidence of child abuse confirmed and later denied, and ties with the CIA, which was alleged to have interfered in the case.

A Guest Author (2021-06-04). End privatization of prison mail! workers.org By mYia X and Phebe Eckfeldt Boston Banning paper letters for the incarcerated: Would you consider this torture? Would you consider this sensory deprivation? Would you consider this a violation of human rights? We do! Imagine not having seen your family, children, loved ones for years, and now you are . . . |

A Guest Author (2021-06-04). End privatization of prison mail! workers.org By mYia X and Phebe Eckheldt Boston Banning paper letters for the incarcerated: Would you consider this torture? Would you consider this sensory deprivation? Would you consider this a violation of human rights? We do! Imagine not having seen your family, children, loved ones for years, and now you are . . . |

Eric A. Gordon (2021-06-04). 'A Lad's Love': New CD sings of an era of suppressed homosexuality. peoplesworld.org Brian Giebler is the new tenor on the block, announcing himself in his stunning début CD release—which has already secured a Grammy nomination—as the torch-bearer, with a shock of headcurls, for a generation of homophile British composers inspired to write songs based on texts by the closeted poet A.E. Housman (1859-1936) and other closely related …

Staff (2021-06-04). FBI Probes Allegation That DeJoy Used Illegal Scheme to Rise as GOP Megadonor. truthout.org The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is investigating Republican campaign donations in connection to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy and his former company. | As first

Thomas Klikauer — Catherine Link (2021-06-04). An Ordinary German Neo-Nazi Death Squad Man. counterpunch.org The biography of German Neo-Nazi death-squad leader Franco Albrecht — known in the German press only as Franco A — begins in the city of Offenbach in 1989. Franco Albrecht's mother, a local woman, had married an Italian immigrant, a man whose grandfather served in Hitler's navy and had Germanic runes engraved on his tombstone.

Lucas Leiroz de Almeida (2021-06-04). US FinCen About to Control Global Financial Data. globalresearch.ca Washington is about …

WSWS (2021-06-04). Statement of Volvo workers: We need a strategy to win! wsws.org Workers are countering union threats of a prolonged strike with a call to prepare to for mass pickets, opening of the strike fund and unity with other workers struggles.

Louis Proyect (2021-06-04). Thinking Like an Octopus. counterpunch.org If intelligence is related to the amount of neurons in a creature's brains, some attention must be paid to how they are located in an octopus's body. Most are not in its head but in its arms. Each tentacle has millions of them that it uses to help in finding food but without the direct visual cues that go along with the eye-to-brain pathway. For an octopus, there are the usual experiments that measure a lab specimen's IQ such as rats finding the shortest path to food in a maze or challenging a chimpanzee to place a round peg in a round hole, etc. Godfrey-Smith argues that it is much better to see an octopus's int…

WSWS (2021-06-04). Two dead in separate accidents in West Virginia coal mines. wsws.org Twenty-six-year-old Trenten Dille died in a Marion County Coal Resources mine when the rib of a roof support pillar crushed him; a day later, a miner at Alpha Metallurgical Resources' Horse Creek Eagle Mine died in an electrical haulage accident.

Eve Ottenberg (2021-06-04). Lies About January 6. counterpunch.org History is being rewritten. The scribes this time around are Republicans; their subject is the January 6 insurrection. Unfortunately for the GOP, this won't fly. In order to successfully rewrite recent history, the apparatchiks in charge need totalitarian control of their country. We learned this from Stalin. The GOP has nowhere near total control of

WSWS (2021-06-04). New Zealand government rejects experts' plan to fully investigate Pike River mine disaster. wsws.org The government is preparing to permanently seal the mine and prevent a thorough investigation of the 2010 disaster which killed 29 men—a crime for which no one has been brought to justice.

Fight Back (2021-06-04). San Jose protest demands justice after police killing of Demetrius Stanley. fightbacknews.org San Jose, CA – Protesters gathered at San Jose City Hall, June 1, for a candlelight prayer vigil, as well as a march, after the murder of Demetrius Stanley by the San Jose Police Department. San Jose residents, including the family and friends of Demetrius Stanley, arrived at around 7 p.m. Led by B.L.A.C.K. Outreach and HERO Tent, they introduced the program, explaining what led to the murder of Stanley by SJPD. In addition, they allowed community members to express their anger. One community member stated, "The same laws that allow those pigs to kill us, were written 300 years ago. The whole system has to go."

WSWS (2021-06-04). "We need unity": Volvo Truck workers in Virginia prepare to defeat UAW sellout contract. wsws.org With voting scheduled for Sunday, rank-and-file Volvo Truck workers are building up momentum to defeat the second attempt by the United Auto Workers to push through a pro-company contract.

WSWS (2021-06-04). UK: One million threatened with homelessness as government ends eviction ban. wsws.org Those in power and in the opposition parties have a vested interest in the evictions ban being lifted. Almost one in five of Parliament's 650 MPs are landlords.

Ashley Curtin (2021-06-04). Matchbox joins toy companies to make toys more eco-friendly. nationofchange.org Matchbox car swill be made of 99 percent recycled materials and will hit store shelves in 2022.

Samantha Bruegger (2021-06-04). I Know Who is Scarier Than the Big Bad Wolf, Do You? counterpunch.org In 2021, following the loss of Endangered Species Act protections, we learned a lot about wolves and fear. In Idaho, wolves used their gigantic teeth to kill all of 0.00428% of the state's beloved cattle and sheep population. Cattle and sheep are so rare in Idaho that there were only 2,730,000 of them remaining in the state at last count. It must be truly devastating to ponder what kind of animal would bite into the flesh of a precious Idahoan cow. |

Matt Sedlar (2021-06-04). Here's How to Understand the Next Jobs Report. cepr.net The New York Times See article on original site When the Labor Department released a disappointing employment report for April, it caught many economists by surprise. Most of us had predicted the economy had created around 900,000 jobs and forecast a drop in the unemployment rate of 0.2-0.3 percentage points. This seemed reasonable: Through March …

Peoples Dispatch (2021-06-04). Despite month-long lockout at ExxonMobil, workers continue to push for fair wages. peoplesdispatch.org After more than a month of being locked-out ExxonMobil, oil refinery workers in Texas continue to struggle for their jobs and fair contract and call for greater accountability from the corporation…

Larry Everest (2021-06-04). Vicious Wave of Repression Sparks Global Movement to Free Iran's Political Prisoners. counterpunch.org She should imagine thousands of people in the court room, standing next to her and demanding: #FreeNahid That's what Mariam Claren told her imprisoned mother, a 66-year-old, dual German-Iranian citizen and women's rights activist, before her first Iranian court appearance on April 28. As the world's attention concerning Iran largely focuses on the nuclear negotiations

Dr Elmira Satybaldieva (2021-06-04). Women's Rights and Debt Oppression in Central Asia. globalresearch.ca On 15 April …

Joris Leverink (2021-06-04). Documenting the history, present and future of global disruption. roarmag.org This site sees disruption as one way of bridging struggles that have become increasingly isolated from one another. Disruption is as old as human domination and has been developed, adopted and adapted by nearly every struggle seeking reprieve or freedom. The site tries to draw out these disruptive connections in order to recover…

WSWS (2021-06-04). Belgian neo-Nazi fugitive officer Jurgen Conings monitored for years by intelligence agencies. wsws.org With Conings still on the loose three weeks after threatening to kill virologists, the claim he acted as a lone individual is completely untenable.

Rick Rozoff (2021-06-04). Belarus, Crimea: Ukraine prepares for armed conflict in north and south. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Belarus, Crimea: Ukraine prepares for armed conflict in north and southRick Rozoff The Ukrainian government has announced that it is shoring up security and military forces in the north of the country on its border with Belarus and to the south on what it calls the administrative border of the territory of the Autonomous Republic …

Derek Royden (2021-06-04). Colonial cover ups and the invention of 'Islamo-leftism'. nationofchange.org Those who stand against imperialism in the west are almost never popular in their home countries, but the current climate seems more dangerous than it has in decades.

Moderator (2021-06-04). Dennis Kucinich: From Sleeping in a Car as a Kid to 16 Years in Congress. scheerpost.com Photo by Juli Hansen / Shutterstock] Click to subscribe on: Apple / Spotify / Google Play Dennis Kucinich's story, which he relays in detail in his latest book, " The Division of Light and Power"— available June 8—is in many ways the story of the sort of American dream to which so many aspire, yet to which so few have access. It's also the exact opposite—a tale of the often untold struggles of a… |

Amanda Mills (2021-06-04). The US has the power to meet all of its clean energy needs. nationofchange.org The stage is set for a rapid transition to renewable energy. But time is of the essence.

Karen Conner (2021-06-04). Economy Adds 559,000 Jobs in May; Unemployment Drops to 5.8 Percent. cepr.net Black teen unemployment hit a record low of 12.1 percent in May. The May employment report was somewhat weaker than had generally been expected, with the economy adding 559,000 jobs. On the household side, the unemployment rate fell by 0.3 percentage points to 5.8 percent. While this is still high by any reasonable measure, it …

WSWS (2021-06-04). More Australian educators demand reinstatement of victimised London bus driver David O'Sullivan. wsws.org "Essential workers have been hailed as being "heroes" at various times, but the moment a worker conscientiously insists on the implementation of safety measures, he is victimised and the real relations are revealed."

WSWS (2021-06-04). Tensions between Washington and Moscow mount in lead-up to summit. wsws.org The United States and NATO are conducting massive military exercises in the Arctic and along Russia's European frontier as anxieties grow in Moscow over the economic and political pressures it is facing.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-06-04). Belarus, Crimea: Ukraine Prepares for Armed Conflict in North and South. libya360.wordpress.com Rick Rozoff The Ukrainian government has announced that it is shoring up security and military forces in the north of the country on its border with Belarus and to the south on what it calls the administrative border of the territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea: the exact language of the government and the…

WSWS (2021-06-04). Macron demands Malian junta endorse French occupation of Mali. wsws.org Macron's arrogant statement came shortly after a new putsch by Mali's military junta removed the figurehead civilian president and prime minister it had installed.

Henry A. Giroux (2021-06-04). America's Nazi Problem and the End of Policing. zcomm.org The conditions that produce authoritarian societies are with us once again…

Tricontinental (2021-06-04). The Challenges Facing Brazil's Left. zcomm.org Even though we are living in a moment in which we have to remain defensive, the window of history seems to be wide open everywhere, igniting a new moment in our current political context…

Markela Panegyres (2021-06-04). We need to hear — and share — the voices of Palestinian artists. greenleft.org.au More than 44 Palestinian cultural institutions were partially or completely destroyed by Israel's latest bombing attacks. One small way we can express solidarity with Palestinian artists, writers and musicians is by learning about their work and sharing it with others, writes Markela Panegyres.

Sue Bolton (2021-06-04). Downer workers strike for permanent jobs. greenleft.org.au Workers at Downer Group's Pakenham East Rail Depot and Stabling Yard, who have been on strike for secure jobs, are yet to settle a new enterprise agreement. Sue Bolton reports.

Markela Panegyres (2021-06-04). We need to hear — and share — the voices of Palestinian artists. greenleft.org.au One small way we can express solidarity with Palestinian artists, writers and musicians is by learning about their work and sharing it with others, writes Markela Panegyres.

Thomas Niederkrotenthaler, Stefanie Kirchner, Benedikt Till, Mark Sinyor, Ulrich S. Tran, Jane Pirkis, Matthew J. Spittal (2021-06-04). [Research Paper] Systematic review and meta-analyses of suicidal outcomes following fictional portrayals of suicide and suicide attempt in entertainment media. thelancet.com Portrayals of suicide in entertainment media may increase suicides and attempted suicide in the population. More studies that limit the potential sources of bias are needed to fully understand the circumstances under which fictional portrayals may influence suicidal behaviour.

Nicola Culliford-Semmens, Elizabeth Tilton, Nigel Wilson, John Stirling, Robert Doughty, Thomas Gentles, Briar Peat, Eliazar Dimalapang, Rachel Webb (2021-06-04). [Research Paper] Echocardiography for latent rheumatic heart disease in first degree relatives of children with acute rheumatic fever: Implications for active case finding in family members. thelancet.com RHD prevalence in siblings and parents of ARF cases is significantly greater than in comparable background populations. The contribution of hereditary versus environmental risk factors remains uncertain. We recommend targeted echocardiographic case-finding among siblings and parents of ARF/RHD cases in order to detect previously unrecognized latent RHD.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-06-04). 70-year-old coffee-killing fungus brought back to life to fight the disease. imperial.ac.uk Researchers have re-animated specimens of a fungus that causes coffee wilt to discover how the disease evolved and how its spread can be prevented.

DXE (2021-06-04). Sunday 6/13: Community Hike at Wild Cat Canyon. indybay.org Alvarado Staging Area at Wild Cat Canyon, Richmond…

CA Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense (2021-06-04). Saturday 6/5: Wear Orange: Annual Stop Gun Violence Virtual Rally in California. indybay.org Online protest rally…

DXE (2021-06-04). Sunday 6/6: June Chapter Meeting: DxE SF Bay Area. indybay.org online…

S.J. Chicano Moratorium Resistancence Council (2021-06-04). Saturday 6/5: Fallon statue stand off. indybay.org FALLON STATUE | WEST ST. JOHN AND JULIAN STREETS CORNER | SAN JOSE, CALIF.

Angela (2021-06-04). Friday 6/4: Block the Boat Mobilization. indybay.org Middle Harbor Shoreline Park | 2777 Middle Harbor Rd, Oakland, CA…

queer autonomy (2021-06-04). Saturday 6/26: Queer Picnic and Visibility – Dolores Park. indybay.org Dolores Park | SF, CA…

Women's League for Peace, Freedom (2021-06-04). Friday 6/4: Wear Orange: End Gun Violence Protest Vigil in Palo Alto. indybay.org Sidewalk intersection of Embarcadero Rd. and El Camino Real | (Town and Country Village Shopping Center, 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto CA 94301) | Masks and Safety Distancing…

Pacifica Fightback (2021-06-04). Pacifica Houston KPFT White Management Coup. indybay.org On the one year anniversary of the death of George Floyd the Pacifica Houston management organized a coup of Black, Brown and radical programming. They did this without notice to the programmers or the local station board.

SMC Coalition for Accountability (2021-06-04). Saturday 6/12: Rally/March: Demand Law Enforcement Accountability in San Mateo County. indybay.org Rally Starts at 2200 Broadway, Redwood City in the Old Courthouse Plaza across from the historic Fox Theater…

DXE (2021-06-04). Sunday 6/13: Vegan BBQ & Bakesale Animal Rescue Fundraiser. indybay.org Wildcat Canyon @ Alvarado Park…

Extinction Rebellion San Francisco Bay Area (2021-06-04). Sunday 6/6: Climate Action Mural Unveiling & Celebration In Clarion Alley. indybay.org Clarion Alley, between Mission and Valencia Streets, and between 17th and 18th Streets in San Francisco…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2021-06-04). From Negroland to Negro Bar, 20th Anniversary Folsom Juneteenth Freedom Celebration. indybay.org Normal community outreach, historical preservation standards and basic dignity remains elusive at Negro Bar / Negro Hill Mining District due to the historic seasonal hate crimes against humanity, cloaked as equity and inclusion in this latest effort to insist on second class citizenship for people of Pan African ancestry.

California Poor People's Campaign (2021-06-04). Monday 6/7: End U.S. Poverty! Rally for HR 438: Third Reconstruction in Downtown San Jose w/ CA PPC. indybay.org Outside the office of Rep. Lofgren, 635 North First Street, San Jose, CA 95112 | Masks and Safety Distancing Required…

UFCLP (2021-06-04). Thursday 6/10: The Rise Of Fascism In The US, Labor & The Insurrection. indybay.org By Zoom | us02web.zoom.us/j/82861963736?pwd=Y2NFc2…

DXE (2021-06-04). Sunday 6/6: Movie Night: Exterminate All the Brutes Part 3 & 4. indybay.org online…

Mariana Carbajal (2021-06-04). Seis años de Ni Una Menos: entre las conquistas y las deudas con las mujeres y disidencias. globalizacion.ca Este jueves se cumplen seis años de la primera marcha de Ni Una Menos, donde la calle nos encontró juntas en un grito de hartazgo frente a la naturalización de las violencias machistas y la dramática sucesión de femicidios. Desde…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-04). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Detecting and treating thoracic aortic aneurysms. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A thoracic aortic aneurysm is a weakened area in the major blood vessel that feeds blood to the body. When the aorta is weak, blood pushing against the vessel wall can cause it to bulge like a balloon. This is called an aneurysm. Depending on the cause, size and growth rate, your thoracic aortic aneurysm …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-04). Mayo Clinic Q and A: What is a bicuspid aortic valve? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I consider myself to be in good health. I work out several times a week, but recently I began experiencing episodes of shortness of breath after going up and down the stairs in my home. After running on the treadmill a few weeks ago, I got dizzy and fainted. I went to my …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-04). Consumer Health: Summer eating with celiac disease. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org With summer nearly here, thoughts turn to summer eating, including potlucks, picnics at the beach and celebrations. In addition to concerns about food safety and keeping sand out of the fruit salad, people with celiac disease need to be careful of gluten along the way. If someone with celiac disease will be at your summer …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-04). Infographic: Cardiac ablation. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Learn more about cardiac ablation.More healthtip infographics: mayohealthhighlights.startribune.com

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-04). Mayo Clinic to Offer National Cancer Survivors Day Video Series. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — To celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center is offering a series of free videos on cancer survivorship topics presented by health care experts and cancer survivors throughout the month of June. "Beginning on Sunday, June 6, and continuing every Monday in June, we will release a different video on a …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-04). Consumer Health: Understanding the link between depression and pain. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. It affects how you feel, think and behave, and it can lead to emotional and physical problems. Depression and pain are closely related. Depression can cause pain, and pain can cause depression. Sometimes pain and depression create a vicious cycle …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-04). Consumer Health: Antidepressants and tinnitus. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Tinnitus is the perception of noise or ringing in the ears. A common problem, tinnitus affects about 15% to 20% of people. Tinnitus isn't a condition itself — it's a symptom of an underlying condition, such as age-related hearing loss, ear injury or a circulatory system disorder. Tinnitus also can be caused by a number …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-04). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Speech therapy often can help those whose speech is affected by stroke. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My mother had a stroke six months ago. Her mobility has returned to near normal, but she still has some difficulty communicating. She can read and understand others when they speak, but she often struggles to find the words she wants to say. While frustrated, she refuses to try speech therapy, saying it …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-04). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Sports cardiology helps patients get back in the game. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Regular activity is good for the heart, but patients with heart conditions may wonder if it is safe to exercise. Mayo Clinic's Sports Cardiology Clinic is a specialty clinic where a team of cardiologists, exercise physiologists, and other specialists evaluate and treat heart conditions with a goal of keeping athletes active in sports. But who …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-04). Mayo Clinic Q and A: 21st century stroke prevention strategies. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: A family member had a stroke a month ago. I'm 45 years old, and I maintain a healthy lifestyle with regular exercise and a good diet. What steps can I take to make sure this doesn't happen to me? ANSWER: A stroke occurs when the blood supply to part of your brain is interrupted …

WSWS (2021-06-04). Naphtali Bennett to head Israeli "government of change" to oust Netanyahu. wsws.org Bennett will head a deeply unstable, unprincipled coalition with a majority of one in the 120-seat Knesset.

WSWS (2021-06-04). Naftali Bennett to head Israeli "government of change" to oust Netanyahu. wsws.org Bennett will head a deeply unstable, unprincipled coalition with a majority of one in the 120-seat Knesset.

RobertAlvarez (2021-06-04). Four Things to Know About Israel's New 'Change Coalition'. ips-dc.org In Israel's parliament, the Knesset, a broad but shaky new "change coalition" claims it's ready to finally oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — the right-wing Likud leader who's held the office for the last 12 years. | If approved, the new coalition would anoint as prime minister Naftali Bennett, a former Netanyahu ally who supports settlement expansion and annexation of much of the West Bank, and who is significantly further to the right than Netanyahu himself. In theory, if it stays in power for two years, the more centrist Yair Lapid would then take over as prime minister. But that's a big "if" [mdas…

Anthony Fulton (2021-06-04). Confronting The Book of Joshua. counterpunch.org The Joshua Generation: Israeli Occupation and the Bible — Rachel Havrelock (Princeton University Press, 2020) If these are indeed the last days of Benjamin Netanyahu's reign as Prime Minister of Israel, then one of his most notable parting gifts will have been the political rehabilitation of the strand of Religious Zionism represented by right-wing politicians

Sergio Sabha (2021-06-04). Bitcoin: La nueva burbuja. globalizacion.ca øQuién va a responder por el sistema si el Bitcoin se desploma definitivamente? øQuién lo va a defender si algún día no vale nada? øAcaso los distintos referentes públicos que se deshacen en elogios seguirán allí? | Sin dudas, uno de…

Luis Manuel Arce Isaac (2021-06-04). øPor qué son encarnizadas las elecciones intermedias en México? globalizacion.ca Una información del Instituto Nacional Electoral (INE) de México de que tres mil abogados litigarán los resultados de los comicios intermedios del próximo domingo, llama la atención dentro y fuera del país. No es usual ese tipo de información, aunque…

Maximiliano Reyes Zúñiga (2021-06-04). México, Latinoamérica y el Caribe: Una agenda para una asociación económica estratégica. globalizacion.ca México es cercano a los países latinoamericanos y caribeños por cultura e historia, pero también por la importancia económica que reviste la región. | En 2019, México exportó más de 22,900 millones de dólares (mdd) a la región, monto similar al…

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