Daily Archives: June 11, 2021

2021-06-11: News Headlines

Staff (2021-06-11). It's Official: With 100% of Ballots Processed Pedro Castillo is the New President of Perú—International Reactions. orinocotribune.com After a tense wait and five days of processing the minutes following the June 6 elections, Peruvians can finally meet their new president-elect. With 100% of the votes processed by the National Office of Electoral Processes (ONPE), the candidate of Perú Libre, Pedro Castillo, obtained 50.198% of the votes cast at the national level, while Keiko Fujimori achieved 49.802%. | The update indicates that Castillo obtained a total of 8,800,081 votes, while Fujimori received a total of 8,730,535. A margin of victory this narrow, in any country, would normally lead to a clear announcement by the authorities to lay to rest…

Medea Benjamin, Leonardo Flores (2021-06-11). Rural Teacher Pedro Castillo Poised to Write a New Chapter in Peru's History. counterpunch.org With his wide-brimmed peasant hat and oversized teacher's pencil held high, Peru's Pedro Castillo has been traveling the country exhorting voters to get behind a call that has been particularly urgent during this devastating pandemic: "No más pobres en un país rico" — No more poor people in a rich country. In a cliffhanger of

Staff (2021-06-11). Headlines for June 11, 2021. democracynow.org G7 to Donate 1 Billion Vaccine Doses to Poorer Nations, But Billions More Needed, Biden Says "No Strings Attached" to Vaccine Donations, But Venezuela Is Blocked from Getting Any, Trump Administration Secretly Seized Private Data from Two Democratic Lawmakers, Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal Slammed for Failing to Address Climate Crisis, U.N.: Tigray Region of Ethiopia Facing World's Worst Famine in a Decade, Socialist Teacher Pedro Castillo Closing In on Becoming Peruvian President, Undercover Israeli Forces Kill Three Palestinians in West Bank Raid, Shocking Video Shows Israeli Guards Brutally Assaulting Palesti…

Kimberly Barzola (2021-06-11). Castillo elected president of Peru. zcomm.org Socialist teacher defeats daughter of fascist dictator…

Carlos Noriega (2021-06-11). Elecciones en Perú: Nace un gobierno acechado por las corporaciones. globalizacion.ca El triunfo electoral del izquierdista Pedro Castillo, no confirmado oficialmente, pero a estas alturas prácticamente un hecho con un conteo de votos al 99 por ciento, es la victoria del Perú marginado, de los más pobres, del interior del país…

Laura Carlsen (2021-06-11). Colombia, Between Extermination and Emancipation. counterpunch.org Colombia's nationwide strike has gone on for a month now, its mass mobilization reaching historic proportions for the nation and for Latin America. The anti-government protests never cease. This phase of resistance began with a shout of protest against a new policy that would levy taxes on basic products and services, raising the cost of

Fight Back (2021-06-11). President Biden continues 'legal kidnapping' of Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab. fightbacknews.org Tucson, AZ – One year ago on June 12, when President Trump was still in office, the vicious talons of the U.S. government reached into the West African country of Cape Verde to snatch its prey: Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab. The Colombian-born businessman was on a special mission as an envoy for the Venezuelan government. He was heading to Iran to secure trade arrangements for a vitally important food program called CLAP that delivers food to more than 85% of Venezuelan homes. | As the plane needed to refuel on its long flight, it touched down in Cape Verde, off the coast of West Africa. Cape Verde is a country k…

Angela (2021-06-11). Sunday 6/13: From Colombia to Palestine- The Bay Rises Up. indybay.org 456 Montgomery St. | San Francisco…

Roberto Lovato (2021-06-11). The Kids Are Reimagining International Solidarity. zcomm.org Millennial and Gen Z activists are connecting their struggles at home to the workings of US empire in Palestine, Haiti, Colombia, and other countries…

David Schultz (2021-06-11). The Super Rich are Different …They Don't Pay Taxes. counterpunch.org F. Scott Fitzgerald once penned: "Let me tell you about the very rich. They are different from you and me." They certainly are. They do not pay taxes. At least this is the conclusion of a recent study by ProPublica. What their study confirms are two points: The rich operate by a different set of rules

Marlee Kokotovic (2021-06-11). New Analysis reveals how little the top .001% pay in taxes. nationofchange.org "Looks like the biggest tax story of the year, if not the decade."

DLI (2021-06-11). True Color of Biden(aka Bait-and-Switch maestro!). indybay.org Breaking News! The Biden administration is ready to CUT corporate taxes to just 15%! That's lower than the T-Rump giveaway of 21%(cut from the prior 35%), and it's freaking LOWER than the 19% that middle-class taxpayers have to fork over to the IRS!

Olivia Engling (2021-06-11). G7 COVID Summit: Vaccines, Tax, Debt, Climate, Trade. indybay.org The presidents and prime ministers of 7 of the world's wealthiest countries gather in the United Kingdom to meet on the response to the economic and health crises spurred by the coronavirus.

Marty Hart-Landsberg (2021-06-11). Learning from history: community-run child-care centers during World War II. zcomm.org The history of child care during World War II makes clear that this turn to market-based tax policy to solve child-care problems represented a big step back for working women and their children…

Derek Royden (2021-06-11). Obvious conclusions? 3rd Way's 2020 election analysis. nationofchange.org "You get what you organize for."

Repost (2021-06-11). " I support efforts to rewrite the by-laws…" indybay.org "The New Day Pacifica Bylaws will correct excesses of the present bylaws by reducing the size of the board, getting the Local Station Boards out of station management, and having direct elections of National Board Members, rather than our present, baroque two stage voting process." – Carol Spooner…

The Conversation (2021-06-11). Why Iranians won't vote: new survey reveals massive political disenchantment. juancole.com By Pooyan Tamimi Arab and Ammar Maleki | — The Islamic Republic of Iran has never organised free and fair elections since its establishment in 1979. By definition, the combination of modern totalitarianism and Iran's Islamic theocracy, with a supreme leader, cannot allow for more than a voting spectacle, rather than elections in the normal …

Mark Gruenberg (2021-06-11). Senate Republicans defeat women's equal pay bill, again. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—By a party-line 50-49 vote, every Senate Republican—even the women—defeated HR7, the bill to put teeth into the Equal Pay Act that helps working women. All 47 voting Democrats backed it, as did both independents. Sen. Kristen Gillibrand, D-N.Y., was absent from the 6: 42 pm vote on June 8. It was the fourth time the …

_____ (2021-06-11). Volvo Truck Workers In Virginia Return To The Picket Lines. popularresistance.org Following Sunday's massive repudiation of the second sellout contract negotiated by the pro-corporate United Auto Workers, 3,000 workers at the Volvo Truck North America's New River Valley Plant in Dublin, Virginia, are back on the picket line. Inasmuch as the struggle of the Volvo truck workers has been scarcely reported on in the national media and all but ignored in the publications of the middle-class pseudo-left organizations, it is necessary to provide a concise review of the events leading up to Sunday's vote. | Volvo workers originally went out on strike on April 17, determined to reverse the concessions…

Matt Meyer, Suren Moodliar (2021-06-11). Capital, Hope, and "a Moment of Terrible Social Intensity": a Conversation with John Holloway. counterpunch.org As 2020 drew to a close, the Movements of Movements project convened a series of conversations about the challenges and opportunities facing the left.[1] During a year with few historical parallels and to better understand the conjuncture, two project members, Moodliar and Meyer, reached out to John Holloway who has devoted a considerable amount of

WSWS (2021-06-11). NYU graduate workers vote to ratify new contract. wsws.org The NYU strike is an object lesson in pseudo-left politics.

Reynard Loki (2021-06-11). Forests are Crucial to Combating Climate Change. Will Biden Rise to the Challenge? counterpunch.org Covering a third of the planet's land surface, forests are massive carbon sinks, absorbing and storing carbon dioxide and keeping it out of the atmosphere where it would contribute to global warming. Only the world's oceans store more carbon. Keeping forests intact has long been considered essential to maintaining a healthy planetary environment, but scientists

Michael Payne (2021-06-11). President Biden: It's time to suppress the Republican suppressors, time to think outside the box. nationofchange.org Many presidents use catchy slogans to have their primary objective stand out for all to see. Remember Trump's MAGA, "Make America great again?" In the case of Biden let's make that slogan LSTS, or, "Let's suppress the suppressors."

repost (2021-06-11). 100 Nat'l Orgs Sign Friends (Quakers) Ltr to Stop Weapons Sale to Israel. indybay.org An honor roll of 100 national organizations signed a letter from the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) to Pres Biden to stop the delivery of $735 billion in weapons to Israel. The letter and honor roll are below, from www.fcnl.org/updates/2021-06/fcnl-joins-…

Staff (2021-06-11). Activists Demand G7 Take Urgent Action on Climate, Vaccine Apartheid and Poverty. truthout.org As world leaders gather for the first in-person G7 summit in two years, talks are set to focus heavily on ending the pandemic and the climate crisis, and climate activists are calling on them for more immediate action. "It's not just one crisis," says Asad Rehman, executive director of War on Want and spokesperson for the COP26 Climate Coalition. "What we've seen is simply rich countries doing too little too late and not taking up their responsibility, and unfortunately this G7 has not change…

Staff (2021-06-11). "Our House Is on Fire": Activists Urge G7 to Immediately Address Climate, Vaccine Apartheid & Poverty. democracynow.org As world leaders gather for the first in-person G7 summit in two years, talks are set to focus heavily on ending the pandemic and the climate crisis, and climate activists are calling on them for more immediate action. "It's not just one crisis," says Asad Rehman, executive director of War on Want and spokesperson for the COP26 Climate Coalition. "What we've seen is simply rich countries doing too little too late and not taking up their responsibility, and unfortunately this G7 has not changed that at all."

WSWS (2021-06-11). Biden advances anti-China agenda at G7 summit, takes Johnson to task over Brexit. wsws.org The G7's leaked draft communiqué centres on calls for a new World Health Organisation investigation into the origins of Covid-19, promoting the noxious lie that the virus originated in the Wuhan Institute of Virology.

Eleanor J. Bader (2021-06-11). To Hell with the Hyde Amendment. progressive.org President Joe Biden is ending a four-decade-long ban on using federal health coverage for abortions.

Anonymous007 (2021-06-11). Biden-Putin Summit: Restricted Airspace And Other Preparations Underway In Switzerland. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | In Switzerland, preparations are underway for the 'historic' Biden-Putin summit. | On June 11th, the Federal Council approved a temporary restriction on the use of airspace during the summit between President Biden and President Putin from 15th to 17th June 2021 in Geneva. | The Swiss Air Force will provide air policing and tighter airspace surveillance. The armed forces will also set up a support service to assist the civilian authorities in providing security on a subsidiary basis. | In order…

Staff (2021-06-11). Johnson, Biden confer on Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 11 (MNA) — The UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and US President Joe Biden discussed Iran, China, and Russia during their meeting in UK's Cornwall.

Dave DeCamp (2021-06-11). US Lifts Some Minor Iran Sanctions Amid Stalled Nuclear Talks. news.antiwar.com On Thursday, the US The sanctions were removed from three Iranians who formerly worked for the state-owned Iranian National Oil Company. The Biden administration said the…

Jeffrey St. Clair (2021-06-11). Roaming Charges: Biden's House Has Many Manchins. counterpunch.org Some politicians spend most of their careers reinventing themselves, trying to stay within the slipstream of current trends, never out front, never too far beyond. But that's not Joe Manchin. His political identity has always been pretty transparent to those who care to look. Manchin's not a complex operator. Frankly, he's just a hack and apparently is proud to be one. He's spent most of his political life doing the bidding of coal companies and Big Pharma. His conflicts of interests are so obvious that he almost gloats about them. For Manchin, such critiques are proof that he's doing what he came to Washington t…

Staff (2021-06-11). "Julian Is Suffering": Family of WikiLeaks Founder Assange in U.S. to Demand His Release from Prison. democracynow.org The U.S. State Department is pushing to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from Britain, where Biden is now meeting with leaders during the G7 summit. A U.K. judge blocked Assange's extradition in January, citing serious mental health concerns. Assange faces up to 175 years in prison if brought to the U.S., where he was indicted for violations of the Espionage Act related to the publication of classified documents exposing U.S. war crimes. We speak with Assange's father and half-brother, who are on a tour of the United States to advocate for his release. "The G7 meeting is based upon values, and yet they…

Staff (2021-06-11). Obsessed With Leaks, Trump's DOJ Covertly Seized Dem Lawmakers' Phone Data. truthout.org The Department of Justice (DOJ) under former President Donald Trump subpoenaed the phone records of at least two Democratic lawmakers, as well as their aides and family members, in an effort to determine who was leaking damaging information about the administration to the press, Trump's DOJ in 2017 and 2018, then under the purview of forme…

Staff (2021-06-11). Democrats Pass on Using Key Power to Kill Trump Rules. truthout.org This article was produced by The Democrats in the Senate have a handy excuse for why they are not passing bills that would benefit regular people but are opposed by their corporate donors: their hands are tied, they say, because Republicans will threaten an insurmountab…

Rick Rozoff (2021-06-11). West Adds Belarus to New Axis of Evil. news.antiwar.com So far this year, and ahead of next week's NATO summit in Belgium, the commanders of the Pentagon's Unified Combatant Commands and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg have denounced and thundered against Russia and China as rivals and adversaries in every part of the world, with Iran and North Korea identified as second-tier threats. All …

Edward Hasbrouck (2021-06-11). Supreme Court's refusal to rule on male-only draft registration is bad news. peoplesworld.org The U.S. Supreme Court announced June 7 that it has denied the petition for certiorari in the case of National Coalition For Men v. Selective Service System. The Supreme Court's action today leaves in effect the decision by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals dismissing the complaint and the District Court judgment. What has happened, …

WSWS (2021-06-11). Craig Murray contempt of court appeal refused by Scottish High Court. wsws.org Craig Murray has been refused leave to appeal his conviction for contempt of court to the UK Supreme Court. Murray was found in contempt for his reporting of the trial former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond during a bitter factional feud in the Scottish National Party.

Staff (2021-06-11). Supreme Court Case Could Set Back Fight for LGBTQ+ Anti-Discrimination Laws. truthout.org A relatively obscure Supreme Court case heard last year could fundamentally alter the landscape of LGBTQ+ rights and anti-discrimination law — and given the court's current conservative supermajority, many community advocates fear the worst. The case,

Staff (2021-06-11). 'Paranoid Delusion': Beijing Fumes as US Senate Passes Massive Anti-China Tech Bill. orinocotribune.com Beijing has accused Washington of exhibiting "paranoid delusion" and "Cold War mentality," after the US Senate passed a new bill aimed at bolstering the position of American tech in competing with China. | The foreign affairs committee of the National People's Congress, China's parliament, blasted the new US legislation on Wednesday, accusing Washington of seeking to undermine the country's "legitimate right to development through technology and economic decoupling." | The legislation is "full of Cold War mentality and ideological prejudice," and the Chinese parliament is voicing "strong indignation and resolute…

Rick Rozoff (2021-06-11). US Flies Nuclear-Capable B-52 Over Gulf of Guinea, All of West Africa. news.antiwar.com U.S. Air Force revealed on June 10 that a B-52H Stratofortress, Cold War nuclear mainstay and the bomber used for almost a thousand missions over North and South Vietnam in the 1960s and early 1970s, flew over parts of Africa as part of the Bomber Task Force Europe mission. On May 31, U.S. Memorial Day, …

Mumia Abu-Jamal (2021-06-11). The new abolitionists. workers.org If we are to adopt the name of abolitionist, let us do so openly, mindfully and aware of its great and true significance. For guild history has rewritten the texts and penned what Black historian Lerone Bennett has called "theology" rather than truth to depict some figures of the past, . . . |

Nick Turse (2021-06-11). Is the flood of War Atrocity Video Coarsening our Souls? juancole.com ( Tomdispatch.com ) — Recently, I wanted to show my wife a picture, so I opened the photos app on my phone and promptly panicked when I saw what was there. It's not what you think. A lot of people are worried about what's lurking on their smartphones. Compromising photos. Illicit text messages. Embarrassing contacts. …

_____ (2021-06-11). Every Region Of The World Is The Worst Affected. popularresistance.org Each month, the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) releases a monthly food price index. The release on 3 June showed that food prices have surged by 40%, the largest rise since 2011. The impact of this food price rise will grievously hit developing countries, most of whom are major importers of food staples. | Prices rise for a range of reasons, the current rise largely fuelled by the collapse of sizeable sections of the global economy during the pandemic. Warnings of general inflation due to lockdown-related pent-up demand, shipping bottlenecks, and oil price increases loom over richer states, which [m…

Rob Urie (2021-06-11). Neoliberalism and the Problem of Neoliberal Politics. counterpunch.org The question of which is better from a strategic political perspective, hurtling or stumbling toward catastrophe, depends on assessments of the causes. Neoliberalism, the corporate-state amalgam that has been developing for four decades now, has built defenses around its reforms that are akin to a doomsday machine. By assigning private economic motives to the public

Karl Grossman (2021-06-11). Automation of Space Warfare. counterpunch.org A "Space Warfighting Operations R&D"—being acronymed "SWORD"—laboratory "will be working in the area of autonomy to enable space systems to automatically detect and respond to threat conditions faster than a human operator could achieve," declared Colonel Eric Felt at its opening last month. The laboratory, in Albuquerque, is an arm of both the new U.S.

Abigail R Hall (2021-06-11). Militarized Police: A Consequence of the War on Drugs. counterpunch.org Fifty years ago this month President Nixon declared drugs "public enemy number one" and began the war on drugs. His war altered American institutions, but not for the better. His policies transformed the U.S. criminal justice system, with devastating consequences. All wars have casualties. The war on drugs is no exception. From the impoverished farmers

John S. Auerbach (2021-06-11). Black, Brown, and White: Thoughts on Psychoanalysis, the Blues, and Marginality. counterpunch.org The date January 5, 2021, seemed to be a promising one. We were a day away from the Capitol riot, and Georgia Senatorial candidates Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff were heading to unlikely victories, creating a Democratic majority that, while far from guaranteeing the triumph of a progressive legislative agenda (how often has a Democratic

Robert Hunziker (2021-06-11). Toxic Chemicals Engulf the Planet. counterpunch.org Worldwide toxic chemicals are six times global warming emissions. This hidden dilemma is fully exposed in a superbly researched new book by science writer Julian Cribb: Earth Detox, How and Why We Must Clean Up Our Planet, Cambridge University Press, scheduled for release August 2021. The planet has become a toxic soup of tested, untested,

WSWS (2021-06-11). Turkish mobster Peker extends accusations to NATO's Syria, Libya wars. wsws.org Peker, who has boasted of his ties to US officials, is posting videos with detailed allegations of ties between the mafia and the Turkish political establishment.

WSWS (2021-06-11). Four Good Days: A drama of the opioid epidemic. wsws.org Contrary to the complaints of the official critics, the greatest strength of Four Good Days is its nuanced and compassionate attitude towards its characters.

Rick Rozoff (2021-06-11). Russia blasts U.S. for deploying nuclear-capable bombers for Baltic war games. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Russia blasts U.S. for deploying nuclear-capable bombers for Baltic war gamesRick Rozoff The Russian embassy in the U.S. criticized the deployment of B-52H Stratofortress nuclear-capable strategic bombers in the course of large-scale U.S.-NATO war games in the Baltic Sea, the fiftieth version of Baltic Operations (BALTOPS). The Russian embassy communicated its concern via Twitter (such …

Editorial Team (2021-06-11). The failures of the 50+1 model. challenge-magazine.org Howard Green critiques English football fans' calls for the Premier League to adopt the Germany's corporate football model | It's been over a month since some of the most loyal Manchester United fans stormed into their home ground and led to…

Nick Turse (2021-06-11). A Wide World of War Porn (Or How I Accidentally Amassed an Encyclopedia of Atrocities). counterpunch.org Recently, I wanted to show my wife a picture, so I opened the photos app on my phone and promptly panicked when I saw what was there. It's not what you think. A lot of people are worried about what's lurking on their smartphones. Compromising photos. Illicit text messages. Embarrassing contacts. Porn. What I noticed

Toward increasing Networking (2021-06-11). Online events with Vijay Prasad, Kate Raworth, Chomsky, Angela Davis, Vandana Shiva, etc. indybay.org Here are some 30 online events taking place over the next couple of weeks (and starting at 10 am today, June 8), featuring people such as Vijay Prasad, Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz, Kate Raworth, Noam Chomsky, Angela Davis, Mickey Huff, Vandana Shiva, and many others. | These events are hosted from various locations all across the country, as well from Canada, Australia, and the UK (however, the listed times are all for our "Pacific time zone"). Of course, feel free to share this info with others who might be interested in it.

Staff (2021-06-11). 50 Years Later, a Majority of Americans Want the Drug War to End. truthout.org Jonathan Wall is currently jailed in a maximum-security federal prison in Baltimore, Maryland, facing 15 years in prison. The 25-year-old man's alleged crime? Doing what small businesses and multimillion-dollar corporations alike do as members of the nation's Wall's attorney, Jason F…

Anonymous669 (2021-06-11). U.S. Desperate To Stop Rocket Attacks On Air Base Hosting Its Troops In Iraq (Photos). southfront.org Click to see full-size image. | On June 11, Iraqi security forces thwarted a rocket attack on Balad Air Base, where US troops are known to be deployed. | In a statement, the Security Media Cell said that the Interior Ministry's Intelligence and Federal Investigations Agency had uncovered four Katyusha [107 mm] rockets along with their launchers in the area of al-Zanbur in the northern Iraqi province of Diyala. | "The rockets were prepared to target Balad Air Base," the statement reads. "They have been dismantled by explosives…

Anonymous007 (2021-06-11). Iranian Warships Enter The Atlantic, Final Destination Still Unknown. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Iranian Navy's new domestically built destroyer Sahand and the intelligence-gathering vessel Makran are sailing in the Atlantic Ocean. | The US maintains that the ships are sailing towards Venezuela, while Tehran hasn't confirmed its final destination. | Iranian state TV released a short clip of the destroyer cruising through the Atlantic's seas. The video likely was shot from the Makran, a converted commercial oil tanker with a mobile launch platform for helicopters.

Anonymous007 (2021-06-11). USS Laboon, Other NATO Destroyers Move Towards The Black Sea. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The missile destroyer USS Laboon has moved towards the Black Sea, the US Navy's Sixth Fleet reported on Twitter. | BREAKING:

Anonymous007 (2021-06-11). U.S. Reportedly Mulls Striking Taliban, Amid Rumors Of Actual Strikes. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The United States is considering intervening with drones or warplanes in the event big Afghan cities are at risk of falling to the Taliban, On June 9th, the outlet reported that officials are weighing the option of sending in warplanes in what the newspaper described as "an extraordinary crisis", such as the imminent fall of the Afghan capital Kabul. | Such an in…

Staff (2021-06-11). Russia launches large-scale military exercise in Pacific. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 11 (MNA) — Twenty warships, submarines, and support vessels from Russia's Pacific Fleet kicked off large-scale drills on Thursday.

Kim Kelly (2021-06-11). Alabama's Coal Miners Are Striking for Their Lives. thenation.com Alabama's Coal Miners Are Striking for Their Lives…

Nick Turse (2021-06-11). The Ghosts of 'War Porn' Haunt Me. thenation.com The Ghosts of 'War Porn' Haunt Me…

Rick Rozoff (2021-06-11). Pentagon Official: Russian Aggression in Ukraine Threat to Stability of International Order. news.antiwar.com Interfax-Ukraine recently cited Secretary of State Antony Blinken saying that Ukraine possesses all the capabilities required to achieve NATO candidate status, whether or not it is offered it at next week's summit. On June 8 he told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee: "We support Ukraine membership in NATO. It currently has all of the tools …

Dave DeCamp (2021-06-11). Austin Says It's Critical to Have a Communication Line With China. news.antiwar.com With US-China relations at their lowest point and decades, an accident between the two nations' militaries could easily spark a full-blown war. US warships and warplanes are constantly operating near China's coast, and that activity is increasing, making a miscalculation more likely. | Recognizing the sensitive situation, although not enough to reduce forces in the region,

Jason Ditz (2021-06-11). Heavy Fighting in Northern Afghanistan, 180 Killed in Past 24 Hours. news.antiwar.com Last weekend Afghanistan saw some of the heaviest fighting in years. The trend is continuing Thursday, Badakhshan is the furthest northeast part of Afghanistan, bordering China. More than a dozen districts are suddenly being contested there alone, and 70 districts are now seeing fighting nationwide. The Taliban have been hitting several districts, with security forces in some in open retreat, while security…

Rick Rozoff (2021-06-11). After NATO Summit, Turkey's Erdogan To Visit Nagorno-Karabakh. news.antiwar.com On June 9 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that after attending the NATO summit in Belgium on June 14, where he will once again be fêted as the guardian of NATO's southern flank, he will pick up his brother (his exact word) Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev in Baku to tour part of conquered Nagorno-Karabakh. …

Phyllis Bennis (2021-06-11). To End Poverty in the United States, End Militarism. zcomm.org After two decades of skyrocketing military budgets and a failed "war on terror" undermining human lives and rights, transformations are desperately needed…

Nick Turse (2021-06-11). A Wide World of War Porn. zcomm.org How I Accidentally Amassed an Encyclopedia of Atrocities…

A Guest Author (2021-06-11). Julian Assange's father and brother to headline #HomeRun4Julian. workers.org Philadelphia #HomeRun4Julian issued the following news release June 9. John and Gabriel Shipton, the father and brother of award-winning publisher Julian Assange, will visit Philadelphia June 11 to headline a #HomeRun4Julian event near the Liberty Bell. The Shiptons will be joined by Dr. Marc Lamont Hill and representatives of local . . . |

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-11). Consumer Health: Understanding migraine headaches. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about migraines. Migraine headaches can cause severe throbbing pain or a pulsing sensation, usually on one side of the head, often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. A migraine usually lasts from four to …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-11). Consumer Health: Treating cluster headaches. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about one of the most painful types of headache: the cluster headache. Cluster headaches occur in cyclical patterns or cluster periods that can last from weeks to months. During a cluster period, headaches usually occur daily, sometimes several times …

Staff (2021-06-11). 11 June, Online Event: Palestine Today: Settler colonialism, popular uprisings and bad journalism. samidoun.net Friday, 11 June 12 pm Eastern time (9 am Pacific, 6 pm central Europe, 7 pm Palestine) Register to join the event on Zoom: carleton.ca/socanth/cu-events/palestine-… Organized by the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Carleton University What led to the current events? How to understand the images we are seeing? What is to be done? Join us for a Zoom webinar, and hear from speakers Nahla Abdo (Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Carleton University), Moe Alqasem (Palestinian Youth Movement, CUPE 1281 President), Chandni Desai (Assistant Professor, Critical Studies of Equity and…

David Cronin (2021-06-11). Is EU anti-Semitism chief motivated by Christian Zionism? electronicintifada.net Katharina von Schnurbein endorsed Israel's latest attack on Gaza.

Asa Winstanley (2021-06-11). Israel's newly elected "centrist" president Isaac Herzog is a racist. electronicintifada.net Former Labor leader has long participated in oppression of Palestinians.

Federico Fuentes (2021-06-11). 'Commune or nothing': New laws reignite old debates over communal power in Venezuela. mronline.org 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. | June 11, 2021…

_____ (2021-06-11). Switzerland's UBS Blocks And Holds Venezuela's COVAX Payments. popularresistance.org In an official communication issued on June 7, the COVAX initiative notified the Government of Venezuela that UBS bank (United Bank Switzerland) blocked and put "under investigation" the last four payments made by Venezuela to complete the financial requirements for COVID-19 vaccines. This news was reported to the nation this Wednesday, June 10, by the Executive Vice President of the Republic, Delcy Rodríguez, during an international academic conference entitled "Unilateral Coercive Measures: Disrespect of International Law and Grave Human Consequences." | Rodríguez stated that the letter, addressed to the Venezu…

Lucía Eugenia Córdova (2021-06-11). Switzerland's UBS Blocks & Holds Venezuela's COVAX Payments—US & European Blockade Against Venezuelans. orinocotribune.com In an official communication issued on June 7, the COVAX initiative notified the Government of Venezuela that UBS bank (United Bank Switzerland) blocked and put "under investigation" the last four payments made by Venezuela to complete the financial requirements for COVID-19 vaccines. This news was reported to the nation this Wednesday, June 10, by the Executive Vice President of the Republic, Delcy Rodríguez, during an international academic conference entitled "Unilateral Coercive Measures: Disrespect of International Law and Grave Human Consequences." | Rodríguez stated that the letter, addressed to the Venezu…

news.un (2021-06-11). Continuing Venezuela exodus and COVID-19 highlights need for global solidarity for most vulnerable. news.un.org Vulnerable Venezuelan migrants and refugees who have been hit particularly hard by the COVID-19 health and socio-economic crisis, urgently need greater support from the international community, UN humanitarians said on Friday, ahead of a donor conference hosted by Canada next week.

Tom Clifford (2021-06-11). No Matter What's Happening in China, the West is Likely to be Surprised by It. counterpunch.org The rise of China caught the West by surprise. So has China's decline. Sure, China is having a good pandemic. Life since the initial COVID outbreak in Wuhan is pretty much back to normal. Few restrictions are in place in Beijing or Shanghai. But globally? China is the new bogeyman. In corporate speak its brand

Raúl Zibechi (2021-06-11). La riesgosa apuesta de China por la diplomacia de las vacunas. globalizacion.ca América Latina está siendo la región que mayores daños sufre por la pandemia de coronavirus, en gran medida porque Brasil representa 'la tormenta perfecta', con altas tasas de contagios y escasos controles, según afirma el profesor Domingo Alves de la…

Rick Rozoff (2021-06-11). Analyst: U.S. using NATO ally Turkey to out Russian from Caucasus-Caspian region, weaken Iran. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Analyst: U.S. using NATO ally Turkey to out Russian from Caucasus-Caspian region, weaken IranRick Rozoff The Russian newspaper Izvestia, while mentioning Acting Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Philip Reeker's ongoing trip to the three nations of the South Caucasus — Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia — quoted comments made to it by …

Patrick Mazza (2021-06-11). Cracks in the Republic: a Soft National Break-Up is Already Underway, Is a Hard One Coming? counterpunch.org By early summer 2019 when I went up on Disautel Pass to ponder prospects for a national break-up, it was clear something was coming. It was easy to read the tea leaves in the daily news. But I could not have imagined what was coming, or how fast. In early 2020, a coronavirus from Wuhan,

Olivia Engling (2021-06-11). WTO Considers COVID Vaccine Access Waiver for Poor Countries. indybay.org The World Trade Organization began a process that could make it easier for poor countries to produce or procure COVID-19 vaccines. Pharmaceutical companies hold vaccine patents and WTO action is necessary to waive the patents. Less than 2% of coronavirus vaccines reached poor countries.

Global Research News (2021-06-11). Selected Articles: Does the PCR Test Affect the Pineal Gland? Humans and "Transhumans". Dr. Astrid Stuckelberger. globalresearch.ca By Dr. Stuckelberger goes on saying — and I am paraphrasing — that the different task forces of exper…

The Canary (2021-06-11). Delta variant cases are doubling every 4.5 days in parts of England. thecanary.co Cases of the Delta variant of coronavirus first identified in India are estimated to be doubling every four and a half days in parts of England, new data suggests. Public Health England (PHE) said on 11 June that 42,323 cases of the Delta variant that originated in India have been confirmed in the UK. That's up by 29,892 from last week. | Growth rates for Delta cases are high across all parts of the country, it added. Regional estimates for doubling time range from 4.5 days to 11.5 days. | Delta: | PHE said the growth rate was shortest in the West Midlands and Yorkshire and the Humber. And it was longest…

The Canary (2021-06-11). Locals in Cornwall reveal anger over G7 summit. thecanary.co Residents living in Cornwall have revealed their anger over the G7 summit taking place in their home town. | Delegates from the seven nations including the US, Germany, Japan and the UK are meeting in the southern beauty spot of Carbis Bay from 11-13 June. They'll discuss how to tackle coronavirus, climate change and other political issues. | However, people living in the nearby town of St Ives are unhappy about the arrival of the nations' leaders. | "It could all be done online": | Andrea Hodgson, 78, said it was "pretty awful" the G7 is being held in Cornwall this year. | Police presence on the route of…

Ed Rampell (2021-06-11). 'Altitude Not Attitude': A freewheeling, wheelchair bound-for-glory story on film. peoplesworld.org Well, for the first time since the COVID lockdown began, after about 15 months of streaming cinema online, your peripatetic film critic finally attended his first screening in person. The event took place June 3 at the Landmark Pico Theater, a major West Los Angeles theatrical venue where arthouse and blockbuster movies alike are shown. …

_____ (2021-06-11). Fight Against Femicides Continues Across Latin America. popularresistance.org June 3 marked the sixth anniversary of the formation of the Ni Una Menos or 'Not One (Woman) Less' movement in Argentina. Since 2015, every year, the movement organizes massive marches across the country to raise voice against violence against women and non-binary people and demand justice for numerous of its victims. This year, like last year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the collective called on the people to mobilize virtually with hashtags and photos.

WSWS (2021-06-11). 600,000 dead in the US from COVID-19: American capitalism "normalizes" mass death. wsws.org As the United States passes the milestone of 600,000 deaths in the COVID-19 pandemic, the ruling class is abandoning all efforts to contain the disease.

WSWS (2021-06-11). Fiji losing control of escalating COVID-19 outbreak. wsws.org The incompetence and indifference displayed by the Bainimarama regime will provoke opposition from the working class and rural poor.

Staff (2021-06-11). Sovereignty, self-determination and independence are not on the table. en.cubadebate.cu Party work to support meeting objectives that are key to the country's future was the focus of discussion during working meetings held in Ciego de Avila and Camagàºey, chaired by Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee and President of the Republic. The goals addressed iincluded making progress on strategic programs, including monetary re-ordering, confronting COVID-19, consolidating unity within the party ranks, and developing a systematic approach to the public agenda in the media and knowledge of history.

Moderator (2021-06-11). Ximena Vengoechea: Has Silicon Valley Made It Impossible for Us to Listen? scheerpost.com Photo by Kara Brodgesell, courtesy of Ximena Vengoechea] Click to subscribe on: Apple / Spotify / Google Play At a time in which distractions seem to multiply by the second thanks to the omnipresence of screens and social media, and COVID-19 pandemic has isolated us further, we're all having a hard time truly listening to one another and connecting. Silicon Valley veteran Ximena Vengoechea wants… |

WSWS repost (2021-06-11). 600,000 dead in the US from COVID-19: American capitalism "normalizes" mass death. indybay.org As the United States passes the milestone of 600,000 deaths in the COVID-19 pandemic, the ruling class is abandoning all efforts to contain the disease.

Editorial Team (2021-06-11). G7 leaders meet in Cornwall this weekend. challenge-magazine.org G7 leaders from across the world have travelled to Carbis Bay, near St Ives in Cornwall as talks continue across the weekend, with Covid-19 vaccines and the environment high up on the agenda. The G7 brings together the largest capitalist economies, from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK and the United States. Russia joined to form the G8 but has since been excluded. Other leaders have also been invited this year, including the far right leader of the BJP in India, Narendra Modi, who will attend virtually, while Ursula von der Leyen will represent the European Union.

Nicolas J S Davies (2021-06-11). A People's Vaccine Against a Mutating Virus and Neoliberal Rule. counterpunch.org A recent Yahoo News/YouGov poll found that worries about the COVID pandemic in the United States are at their lowest level since it began. Only half of Americans are either "very worried" (15%) or "somewhat worried" (35%) about the virus, while the other half are "not very worried" (30%) or "not worried at all" (20%).

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-11). 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 …

imperial.ac.uk (2021-06-11). Next generation vaccine tech offers post-COVID opportunities — global experts. imperial.ac.uk The Imperial-led Future Vaccine Manufacturing Research (FVMR) Hub co-hosted an event with the Vax-Hub on what we have learnt from COVID-19.

Staff (2021-06-11). Iran COVID-19 update: 9,966 news cases, 124 deaths. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 09 (MNA) — According to the Iranian Ministry of Health and Medical Education, 9,966 COVID-19 infections detected across the country in the past 24 hours, and other 124 people died of the disease.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-11). Overcoming pandemic procrastination. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Have you noticed that you put things off more during the COVID-19 pandemic? If so, you are not alone. This article is written by Yaser Dorri, Ph.D., is a psychologist Psychiatry and Psychology in Austin, Minnesota. ______________________________________________ When COVID-19 emerged, people did not have time to adjust to the new lifestyle and process it. As a result of …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-11). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: A dangerous phase of the COVID-19 pandemic for those unvaccinated. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org If you've been vaccinated for COVID-19, you're able to go shopping, eat in restaurants and travel on airplanes without the same worry of becoming infected with COVID-19 that existed just months ago. But for those who are unvaccinated, getting infected with COVID-19 — even with just minor symptoms — should be a concern, according to Dr. Gregory …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-11). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Study finds patients highly satisfied with telehealth. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The use of telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic rose dramatically across the nation, including at Mayo Clinic. Telehealth has provided safe, convenient access to health care for people who needed to stay home to follow guidelines for social distancing and quarantines. Recent studies conducted by the COVID-19 Healthcare Coalition found that patients and providers are …

Anonymous007 (2021-06-11). Less Freedom, More Money: Tony Blair's Vaccine Passport. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Written by Dr. Binoy Kampmark. | Sincere Tony is again on the stump, promoting his vision of how best to return to a lovely, unruffled world of capitalist endeavour, circuit lecturing and summit meetings that no longer need to be held online. And when Blair has visions, they are bound to be highly selective and keen in terms of his own bank account, not to mention his PR services. | In February this year,

WSWS (2021-06-11). Morenoites promote vaccine nationalism in Argentina. wsws.org The Morenoites organized around the Izquierda Diario website are demanding that the Peronist government engage in the same kind of vaccine nationalism pursued by Washington and the other imperialist powers.

Paul Street (2021-06-11). We are So Not Out of the Woods, and We Might Want to Take Our Heads out of the Sand. counterpunch.org A Childhood Memory When I was a grade-schooler in the mid-late 1960s my parents used to rent a lake cottage in the Indiana Dunes for a month or so each summer. Somewhere in the woods behind the lakeshore there lived a bitter old white guy and property owner named, literally, Miser. Miser liked to patrol

Staff (2021-06-11). Taliban urges Turkey to pull troops out from Afghanistan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 11 (MNA) — Taliban spokesman said on Thursday called for Turkey to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan under the 2020 deal for the pullout of US forces.

Moderator (2021-06-11). Chris Hedges: Julian Assange and the Collapse of the Rule of Law. scheerpost.com By Chris Hedges / Original to ScheerPost A society that prohibits the capacity to speak in truth extinguishes the capacity to live in justice. This why we are here tonight. Yes, all of us who know and admire Julian decry his prolonged suffering and the suffering of his family. Yes, we demand that the many wrongs and injustices that have been visited upon him be ended. Yes, we honor him up for his… |

Binoy Kampmark (2021-06-11). ET, You Bore Me: Unidentified Aerial Phenomena and the Pentagon. counterpunch.org Those of you drawing sustenance and stimulation from the traditional acronym UFO best brace yourselves. The less exciting and dull term accepted by the defence clerks — unidentified aerial phenomena (UAP) — is renewing its march into the extra-terrestrial hinterland. On June 25, the Pentagon's UAP Task Force will release a declassified report to Congress

WSWS (2021-06-11). Doctors discuss mass resignations as Australian rural health inquiry reveals systemic breakdown. wsws.org Hundreds of submissions to the inquiry have revealed the disastrous state of healthcare services, which have been likened to conditions in "a third world country."

Vijay Prashad (2021-06-11). Every region of the World is the worst affected. mronline.org The impact of this food price rise will grievously hit developing countries, most of whom are major importers of food staples. | June 11, 2021 | Newswire…

_____ (2021-06-11). It's Time To Change Liberal Discourse About Hamas. popularresistance.org Representative Ilhan Omar may have thought she was doing Palestinians a favor when she challenged Secretary of State Anthony Blinken in a congressional hearing on Monday. | But her comments about Hamas only reinforce Israeli propaganda delegitmizing Palestinian resistance. | Sadly Omar's both-sidesism is a common feature of discourse even among ostensibly pro-Palestinian liberals. | Omar posted this video clip of her exchange with Blinken. In her tweet she wrote that "We must have the same level of accountability and justice for all victims of crimes against humanity." She claimed, "We have seen unthinkable atroc…

Staff (2021-06-11). Progressives Back Ilhan Omar After "Bad Faith" Attack by House Democrats. truthout.org As Rep. Ilhan Omar on Thursday afternoon clarified earlier remarks about "unthinkable atrocities" committed by the United States and Israel following a rebuke from her own party's House leadership, many of the Minnesota Democrat's progressive colleagues joined peace and human rights advocates in rallying to her defense. | Omar first

Eds. (2021-06-11). Hiding the Union busters. mronline.org The American Bar Association and corporate interests are trying to block a rule that would expose their anti-labor activities. | June 11, 2021 | Newswire…

Leon Kunstenaar (2021-06-11). Poor People's Campaign Rally for HR 438 and Third Reconstruction. indybay.org Protest and music at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's San Franisco Federal Building office. Also actions in Sacramento, Oakland, San Mateo, and San Jose.

WSWS Repost (2021-06-11). A turning point in the US and global class struggle. indybay.org What is the nature of a true labor union? US Chairman of the Socialist Equality Party David North explains why the underreported event of workers rejecting a corrupt AFL-CIO-affiliated United Auto Workers contract is marking a new and important historical phase for workers around the world.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-06-11). Despite mass arrests, Minnesota anti-pipeline protesters to continue their struggle. peoplesdispatch.org Indigenous groups and environmental activists have been opposing the construction of the final phase of the Line 3 pipeline in northwestern Minnesota. The pipeline is operated by the Canadian oil giant Enbridge Inc…

Marie Kelly (2021-06-11). On the picket line. workers.org Gig workers are essential workers As pandemic business closures escalated in 2019-2020, many immigrant workers who lost jobs at hotels and construction sites turned to the gig economy for work with Lyft, Uber, DoorDash, GrubHub and Instacart. Labelled as independent contractors by the companies, these workers have few labor protections. . . . |

WSWS (2021-06-11). Canada's military spied on mass protests against police murder of George Floyd. wsws.org The military used its deployment to long-term care homes overwhelmed by the pandemic to spy on and test out methods of repression against the Canadian population.

Oakland Privacy (2021-06-11). Wednesday 7/14: Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State. indybay.org We intend to meet in-person at the OMNI Commons, as we have in the past before the pandemic, assuming it is open and available. Email contact@oaklandprivacy.org a few days before the meeting to get up-to-date location information or obtain Zoom meeting access info. | Omni Commons | 4799 Shattuck Ave.

John Feffer (2021-06-11). Twilight of the Pandemic? counterpunch.org I went to a birthday party recently. The celebrants greeted each other with hugs on the patio. After an outdoor barbeque dinner, we stood shoulder to shoulder around the island in the kitchen, eating cake from small paper plates. We sang "Happy Birthday." Ordinarily, an event like that wouldn't be worth noting, but these aren't

Ramzy Baroud (2021-06-11). Power at Any Cost: How Opportunistic Mansour Abbas Joined Hands with Avowed "Arab Killers" dissidentvoice.org We are led to believe that history is being made in Israel following the formation of an ideologically diverse government coalition which, for the first time, includes an Arab party, Ra'am, or the United Arab List. If we are to accept this logic, the leader of Ra'am, Mansour Abbas, is a mover and shaker of …

Ramzy Baroud (2021-06-11). On the Politics of Victory and Defeat: How Gaza Dethroned the King of Israel. counterpunch.org How did Benjamin Netanyahu manage to serve as Israel's longest-serving Prime Minister? With a total of 15 years in office, Netanyahu surpassed the 12-year leadership of Israel's founding father, David Ben Gurion. The answer to this question will become particularly critical for future Israeli leaders who hope to emulate Netanyahu's legacy, now that his historic

Staff (2021-06-11). Why Germany's Apology for Its 1904-1908 Genocide in Namibia Does Not Go Far Enough. democracynow.org Germany has apologized for its role in the first genocide of the 20th century, which took place in Namibia, a former colony then known as German South West Africa. Between 1904 and 1908, German colonizers killed tens of thousands of Ovaherero and Nama people in Namibia. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas officially described the massacre as genocide and outlined an offer of more than $1.34 billion in development aid to the Namibian government. The offer was not negotiated with survivors of the genocide, and critics have described it as a pittance. We speak with Nyoko Muvangua, born of the Ovaherero people who wer…

Ben Norton (2021-06-11). How Washington is positioning Syrian Al-Qaeda's founder as its 'asset'. mronline.org A PBS Frontline special is the latest vehicle in a PR campaign to legitimize rebranded Syrian al-Qaeda, HTS, and market its leader Mohammad Jolani as a competent American "asset." | June 11, 2021 | Newswire…

Jim McMahan (2021-06-11). Monthly vigil: Demand human rights at Tacoma immigration prison! workers.org Since the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Wash., opened in 2004, detainees and their families, civil rights activists and the community have protested the inhuman conditions from the use of solitary confinement to tainted meals. The monthly demonstration and vigil will be held there at 1623 E. J St., Sunday, . . . |

Eds. (2021-06-11). The hell of the same: capitalism breaks down and homogenizes life, disconnects the past, present and future. mronline.org Capitalism is the practice of exploitation of the self and others. The focus on Wall Street, Bezos/Musk or capitalism and its past history is ill placed. | June 11, 2021 | Newswire…

Marlanna Bullock (2021-06-11). Bad apples or bad system? Lying cops still on duty despite Brady list. liberationnews.org Almost 200 Washington state law enforcement officers have been placed on the Brady list, a list of officers who may not be considered trustworthy in a court of law.

Anonymous669 (2021-06-11). Hostile Drone Intercepted Over Saudi Arabia Following Houthi Strike On Ma'rib (Video). southfront.org File image. | Late on June 10, the Saudi-led coalition announced that it had intercepted a drone over Saudi Arabia's southern region. | In a statement, the coalition claimed that the drone was on its way to attack the city of Khamis Mushait in the province of 'Asir. | Such drones are usually intercepted by Saudi F-15 fighter jets. However, in this case the drone was shot down by an air-defense system, likely one of the MIM-104 Patriot systems deployed in the Kingdom's southern region. | The drone was most likely launched f…

Anonymous669 (2021-06-11). Syrian Air Force Overhauling Its Aging Su-22 Fighter Bombers (Photos). southfront.org Syrian Air Force's Su-22 fighter jet © Valeriy Sharifulin/TASS | The Syrian Arab Air Force (SyAAF) has been overhauling its aging Su-22M4 fighter bombers, which were made in the Soviet Union. | On June 9, the pic.twitter.c…

Anonymous669 (2021-06-11). ISIS Released Photos Of Its Cells In Southern Libya. southfront.org Click to see full-size image. | On June 10, ISIS news agency Amaq released several photos of the terrorist group's fighters in an unidentified part of Libya. | The photos show a group of ISIS terrorists preaching, guarding their hideouts and going around their daily chores in a rough desert area. | The photos were most likely taken in Libya's southern region, which is slowly turning into a stronghold for the terrorist group just like the al-Anbar desert in western Iraq, the Homs desert in Syria and the Sinai Peninsula in Egyp…

Anonymous669 (2021-06-11). ISIS Ambush Leaves 15 Syrian Soldiers Dead Or Injured In Eastern Hama. southfront.org A truck that was destroyed during the ambush. Click to see full-size image. | Early on June 11, ISIS terrorists ambushed a bus of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) near the town of al-Salamiyah in the eastern countryside of Hama. | The bus was reportedly transporting soldiers of the army's elite 25th Special Forces Division, commonly known as the Tiger Forces, to Kuweires Air Base in the southeastern countryside of Aleppo. | According to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, two soldiers were killed and 13 others w…

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Cameron Orr (2021-06-11). Working people face some tough choices in N.Y. mayoral race. peoplesworld.org NEW YORK—Some candidates in the race for New York mayor have embraced important sections of the progressive movements' demands, but no particular candidate has a clear path to victory. While a few candidates have referenced working class upbringings, most are entering the political field from upper management positions in the business and non-profit worlds, or …

news.un (2021-06-11). UN rights chief urges accountability for escalating 'catastrophe' in Myanmar. news.un.org Escalating violence across Myanmar including attacks on civilians must be halted to prevent even greater loss of life and a deepening humanitarian emergency, UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Friday.

Juan Cole (2021-06-11). Israeli Security Forces won't Vaccinate Occupied Palestinians, Ban Palestinian Health Worker Committees that Do. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — Amnesty International complains that on the morning of June 9, Israeli forces invaded the headquarters in Ramallah of the Palestinian Health Worker Committees. They stole the computers and memory drives in the office and banned the organization for six months. The HWC has been a key actor in the Palestinian …

Ashoka Mukpo (2021-06-11). The 'ICE Kids'. aclu.org This piece was On a cold, rainy night last November, Bastian Rodriguez spent the first hours of his 18th birthday inside an Immigration and Customs Enforcement van. Rodriguez was aging out of the Cowlitz County Youth Services Center, a juvenile jail in Longview, Wash., and was on his way to the Northwest ICE Processing Center, a privately run immigration detention facility for adults in Tacoma. He had already spent more than two years in ICE custody. | "These adult people are going t…

_____ (2021-06-11). Fair Trade USA's Dairy Label Fails Workers. popularresistance.org Fair Trade USA released a new "Fair Trade Dairy" label in partnership with Chobani. It's a program that has been opposed by farmworker and human rights organizations since it was first announced. Now that there is yogurt on the shelf, but still no final standard released, this report looks at the label claims and evaluates "Fair Trade Dairy" based on the available standards. | The critique focuses on three key areas: | Inadequate standards development process | Standards that are not fit for purpose | Lack of enforcement mechanisms | Finally, the report also reviews the rising tide of research that shows that cor…

_____ (2021-06-11). Lying Cops Still On Duty Despite Brady List. popularresistance.org Almost 200 Washington state law enforcement officers have been placed on the Brady list, a list of officers who may not be considered trustworthy in a court of law. | USA Today in an extensive investigation found that "thousands of people have faced criminal charges or have gone to prison based in part on testimony from law enforcement officers deemed to have credibility problems by their bosses or by prosecutors." | Although these officers have proven themselves unsafe for the public, law enforcement agencies continue to employ and rehire untrustworthy officers and take no real accountability for the abhorrent a…

_____ (2021-06-11). Policing And Militarism Go Hand In Hand. popularresistance.org Policing and militarism are a two-headed monster that protects and upholds the foundation upon which racial capitalism was built — exploitation of the lives of poor Black and Brown people. | Although much attention has been placed on recent expansions of police militarization, these threads have long been intertwined. For Black Americans, police have always acted as an occupying force within our communities. But during the 1960s, a decade of unprecedented Black radical resistance, the lines between police and military and national defense became even more blurred. | On December 8, 1969, the SWAT unit of the…

_____ (2021-06-11). US Coup Machine Unleashes New Sanctions On The Nicaraguan People. popularresistance.org U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken has announced new unilateral coercive measures, or 'sanctions', against members of the elected government of Nicaragua. | News of the new sanctions was accompanied by simultaneous statements by officials of the State Department aimed at the Nicaraguan government. Accordingly, OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro tweeted a letter in which he urged the President of OAS Permanent Council to convene an urgent meeting on Nicaragua. | The latest planned interference comes as the U.S. escalates its campaign against the left-wing Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) government…

Shamus Cooke (2021-06-11). Latin America on the Cusp of Revolution. counterpunch.org Not long ago pundits eulogized the death of Latin America's "Pink Tide," that mixture of revolutionary movements and left-leaning governments that sought the ever-elusive "3rd way" of economic development for Latin America, which ripped the continent out of the once-sturdy hands of U.S. imperialism. But victory appears to be sprouting from the freshly plowed fields

Ishmael Reed (2021-06-11). Neoliberal New York Times Book Review Resurrects Has Been Black Pathology Hustler. counterpunch.org Producers of "Precious," the worst film yet made about Black life, said that in terms of dollars, profits made from the movie would provide, "A gold mine of opportunity." They're not the only businesspeople who feel this way. Billions have been earned over the years by "intellectual entrepreneurs" who've advanced their careers by singling out

Michael Welton (2021-06-11). A Cry of Hope in the Absence of Hope. counterpunch.org Anyone who has followed the Israeli government's macabre dance of non-negotiation and play-acting the role of eternal victim, while humiliating, jailing, murdering and robbing Palestinians of their land, can only adopt the stance of those "complaint psalms"—the ones where the supplicant shakes his fist at the Yahweh for seemingly preventing justice from flowing down like

Danaka Katovich (2021-06-11). Arms Sales: What We Know About Bombs Being Dropped in Our Name. counterpunch.org At some point before the summer of 2018, an arms deal from the US to Saudi Arabia was sealed and delivered. A 227kg laser-guided bomb made by Lockheed Martin, one of many thousands, was part of that sale. On August 9th, 2018 one of those Lockheed Martin bombs was dropped on a school bus full

WSWS (2021-06-11). Joseph Kishore and Eric London explain political significance of DSA's praise for Trotsky assassination on Progressive News Network with Brook Hines. wsws.org The program addressed the pro-imperialist origins of the DSA and the significance of its present celebration of the crimes of Stalinism.

WSWS (2021-06-11). Right-wing extremist network exposed in Frankfurt, Germany police special operations unit. wsws.org The interior minister in the state of Hesse dissolved the special operations unit after 20 officers shared Nazi symbols in a chat group and engaged in hate speech.

WSWS (2021-06-11). Australian PM uses police "sting" operation to demand expanded surveillance powers. wsws.org At a media conference announcing the massive police round-up, Morrison demanded the immediate passage of three bills to expand even further the surveillance and other powers of the police and intelligence agencies.

WSWS (2021-06-11). UAW to striking Volvo workers: Your poverty strike pay will not be available for at least two weeks. wsws.org The UAW is refusing to provide striking workers the resources they need, despite sitting on over a billion in assets and a nearly $790 million strike fund.

WSWS (2021-06-11). US cost of living surges while wages stagnate. wsws.org Real wages for US workers have declined every month in the last year, eroded by significant month-over-month increases in overall consumer prices.

WSWS (2021-06-11). Ex-UAW president Gary Jones gets wrist-slap sentence for perpetuating "culture of corruption" in union. wsws.org US District Court Judge Paul Borman sentenced former United Auto Workers president Gary Jones to 28 months in prison for embezzling up to $1.5 million in union funds to finance golf trips, private villas, and lavish meals for top UAW executives.

WSWS (2021-06-11). Australia: Three industrial workplace deaths in three days. wsws.org The deaths are part of an ongoing epidemic of workplace fatalities.

WSWS (2021-06-11). Connecticut nursing and group home workers straitjacketed by SEIU. wsws.org Within the space of one month the SEIU District 1199 North East called off three strikes by nursing home and group home workers in Connecticut who were fighting for a living wage and safe staff-patient ratios.

WSWS (2021-06-11). Jimmy Allen Ruth, 1961 Freedom Rides bus driver, dead at 83. wsws.org Ruth, a working class white man from rural Tennessee, risked his life to help end Jim Crow segregation.

WSWS (2021-06-11). Audit report highlights public school building crisis in Australia's largest state. wsws.org The report provides an insight into the decades-long process in which state and federal governments have run down public schools, while pouring billions of dollars into private education.

WSWS (2021-06-11). Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa. wsws.org Greek workers' 24-hour strikes against draconian labour laws; stoppages in hospitals across France over pay and staff shortages; trade unions betray Spanish bank workers' dispute, accept 2,700 job losses; Lesotho garment workers enter third week of pay strike.

WSWS (2021-06-11). Seven days of the General Mills strike in Sydney: Workers must break union-imposed isolation. wsws.org Workers have shown their determination to fight back against the transnational food corporation, but if the union continues to succeed in isolating their strike, it will be defeated.

WSWS (2021-06-11). Berlin workers face further rent hikes after Senate supports real estate merger. wsws.org The merger of the real estate concerns Vonovia and Deutsche Wohnen, announced in May, will create the largest real estate group in Europe, giving the new company immense power to jack up rental prices.

Staff (2021-06-11). Cuba temporarily suspends cash bank deposits in U.S. dollars. en.cubadebate.cu As a result of measures associated with the asphyxiating U.S. blockade of our country, the Central Bank of Cuba announced the temporary suspension of cash deposits of U.S. dollars in Cuban banks, as of June 21, 2021. "This is a measure meant to protect the Cuban banking and financial system, which applies only to U.S. currency in cash, not existing accounts in this currency. Deposits of U.S. dollars in accounts held by individuals and legal entities are not affected by this measure in any way," the Central Bank announcement states.

Unicorn Riot (2021-06-11). Federal Task Force Kills Winston Smith Leading to Sustained Protests. unicornriot.ninja &nbsp…

Chris Kanthan (2021-06-11). Four dark secrets about America. nationofchange.org What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.

Phelan Acheson (2021-06-11). Socius — Unionism vs. Fascism. realprogressives.org Militant unionism and working-class solidarity may be our only hope. We must break the capitalist machine in order to survive.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-06-11). Logistics workers in Italy continue struggle against anti-labor policies of FedEx-TNT. peoplesdispatch.org Logistics giant FedEx-TNT closed down its hub in Piacenza in Italy and announced mass lay-offs. Workers from the company's hubs across the country have joined protests demanding the reinstatement of those who lost their jobs…

Editorial Team (2021-06-11). Stop attacking Cuba! challenge-magazine.org Statement from the PCE about recent advances from imperialist powers upon Cuba | A new damaging motion against Cuba, subservient as always to the desires of the United States, has been presented for debate in the European Parliament (EP) by right-wing and far-right parties. A new rap music song, created in Madrid and Miami to insult the Cuban Revolution, is today's excuse. The writers called it "evil", openly agreed with far-right positions, new and classic fascism, as well as with the most reactionary circles in the US State Department and Florida lobbies. | For decades now, the US administration has been fee…

Waging Nonviolence (2021-06-11). How TikTok Videos are exposing Israeli repression of Palestinian Dissent. juancole.com By Shahira Tarrash and Craig Brown | — ( Waging Nonviolence) — On the weekend of May 8, TikTok was awash with videos from East Jerusalem, Sheikh Jarrah and the Al-Aqsa compound, where Palestinian worshippers were attacked by Israeli security forces. This was before Hamas' rockets attracted the focus of European and North American media …

Latino USA (2021-06-11). I Am A Cholo (A Latino USA Podcast). latinorebels.com For many Latinos, the term "cholo" has a specific meaning.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-06-11). Protest against expansion of Jewish settlements repressed. peoplesdispatch.org A protest by Palestinians against the expansion of Jewish settlements was heavily repressed by Israeli forces in Nablus, Northern West Bank, on June 8. Israeli soldiers used tear gas canisters to disperse the crowd which caused the protesters to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation.

GINIW Collective (2021-06-11). Minnesota Water Protectors Denied Medications and Phone Calls After Arrests. indybay.org Water Protectors in actions to shut down Enbridge's Line 3 in Northern Minnesota were denied their medications and phone calls.

Max Lill (2021-06-11). What moves the "Generation Greta"? indybay.org The global economy is in free fall. Social life and public debate are largely paralyzed, the usual protest and organizing formats of the social movements are completely blocked. Decisive decisions are made in the mode of emergency decrees and huge rescue packages. | The politically unthinkable suddenly becomes possible, and even seems to many to have no alternative.

repost (2021-06-11). Protecting Pacifica, Saving Independent Radio, Building a Progressive Movement. indybay.org "We are in a battle for the heart and soul of Pacifica…At stake is whether Pacifica represents the highest standards of journalistic integrity, or a mix of snake oil quackery and fake radicalism." —Sonali Kolhatkar, Host of "Rising Up with Sonali"

Brava Theater Center (2021-06-11). Sunday 6/20: Manifesto In-Person Film Screening. indybay.org Brava Theater Center | 2781 24th Street | San Francisco, CA 94110…

Angela (2021-06-11). Wednesday 6/9: Emergency Protest for Silwan. indybay.org Santana Row | Corner of Stevens Creek & Winchester…

reposted by the Jamal Journal (2021-06-11). Watch Ted Passon, Johanna Fernández, and Michael Schiffmann: "Philly D.A." and Mumia. indybay.org With the Support of the International Film Festival "Berlinale," the German Network Against the Death Penalty and to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal Presents: "Philly D.A." and the Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal…

WSWS Repost (2021-06-11). University of California researchers petition for United Auto Workers union membership. indybay.org UC researchers desperately need fighting organizations, but the United Auto Workers will give them nothing but dashed hopes.

Poor People's Campaign (2021-06-11). Monday 6/14: March on Manchin: Protest Against Senator & Demanding End of Filibuster Now w/ PPC! indybay.org Online protest livestream w/ ASL & Spanish translation…

Common Cause (2021-06-11). Thursday 6/10: 50th Anniversary of Common Cause Virtual Celebration. indybay.org Online event…

Philosopher Olivia Mitscherlich Schoenberg (2021-06-11). "We were paralyzed for a long time" indybay.org Only in dialogue with those who are strangers to us can we become discerning, can we develop political wisdom. If it is true that we are tipping into a particular form of oligarchy, we should consider how we might supplement our representative system – to re-democratize it.

GINIW Collective (2021-06-11). Hundreds in Lockdowns and Blockades to Stop Enbridge Line 3 in Minnesota. indybay.org Hundreds are locked down and in blockades to stop Enbridge Line 3 in Northern Minnesota today, June 7, 2021. Jane Fonda is among those defending the water.

Center for Biological Diversity (2021-06-11). 'A Wake for the Whales' Marks Bay Area Deaths, Calls for New Protections. indybay.org World Oceans Day Event Highlights Ship Strikes, Fishing Gear Entanglement, Climate Change as Top Threats to Whales…

Alzheimer's Association of Northern CA (2021-06-11). Thursday 6/10: Conversation About the Brain: Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Teach-in. indybay.org Online event via Zoom or FB livestream…

Labor Video Project (2021-06-11). Palestinians Backed by Education Unions UESF & UTLA Who Protest US Aid For Israel. indybay.org California education unions UESF in San Francisco and UTLA in Los Angeles have acted to support Palestinians, support the blockade of Israel and opposed US military and economic aid for Israel. Two members discuss their actions…

Global Research News (2021-06-11). This Week's Most Popular Articles. globalresearch.ca

Joan Walsh (2021-06-11). Dianne Feinstein Is an Embarrassment. thenation.com Dianne Feinstein Is an Embarrassment…

David Rovics (2021-06-11). The Coming Crash. counterpunch.org The US housing market is a gigantic Ponzi scheme that makes the late Bernie Madoff look like an amateur. It's way, way bigger than his measly billions, and it has an astronomically greater number of investors — around half of US households are involved with this scheme. Though most of them invest in it not

Mark Hertsgaard (2021-06-11). Climate Justice, for the First Time Ever, Is on the G7 Agenda. thenation.com Climate Justice, for the First Time Ever, Is on the G7 Agenda…

Katrina vanden Heuvel, John Nichols (2021-06-11). Ranked-Choice Voting Can Make Maya Wiley the Next Mayor of New York. thenation.com Ranked-Choice Voting Can Make Maya Wiley the Next Mayor of New York…

imperial.ac.uk (2021-06-11). Lates Online events take Imperial's research into homes around the world. imperial.ac.uk From insect-inspired yoga to art-science workshops and expert panels, Imperial engaged global audiences as part of Imperial Lates Online.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-06-11). Minister for London visits Scale Space White City. imperial.ac.uk Paul Scully MP visited Scale Space this week, a new scale up community based at Imperial's White City Campus.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-06-11). Meet the Imperial women at the helm of game-changing new startups. imperial.ac.uk From preventing diabetic foot ulcers to a new braille device, Imperial women are at the forefront of developing innovative businesses.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-06-11). Imperial experts engage world leaders as G7 begins. imperial.ac.uk The Imperial community is playing a pivotal role in informing and influencing the G7 Summit.

Staff (2021-06-11). Masks and swabs made in Cuba. en.cubadebate.cu Young faces can be seen behind the protective shields and face masks of workers also wearing gloves, white or blue gowns and cloth booties. The hygiene protocol is strict, because they are watching over the humming automatic equipment that produces 40 face masks a minute. Between 14,000 and 16,000 of these items are produced here every day.

Brett Wilkins (2021-06-11). Report Details Fossil Fuel Industry's Deceptive 'Net Zero' Strategy. zcomm.org "Emissions are nothing more than a math equation in these plans; they can be added one place and subtracted from another place."

Bryce Covert (2021-06-11). States Making Tenants Jump Through Hoops to Get Rental Assistance. zcomm.org Congress has approved $46.5 billion in rental assistance, but onerous documentation requirements make it hard for people to qualify…

àÅngel Guerra Cabrera (2021-06-11). Internet: La dictadura del algoritmo. globalizacion.ca La dictadura del algoritmo es el título de un interesantísimo documental cubano estrenado en la isla el 4 de junio en la televisión (véase en su página oficial de FB). Dirigido por Javier Gómez Sánchez, cumple eficazmente la función de…

Julio C. Gambina (2021-06-11). Impuesto mínimo global a grandes empresas. globalizacion.ca Hay que sostener el orden capitalista señalan los principales gobernantes del capitalismo mundial. En enero del 2021 en Davos propusieron que había que "resetear" el sistema, que había problemas, los que se arrastraban por años y eran ahora agravados por…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-11). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Cerebrospinal fluid leaks are commonly misdiagnosed. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Cerebrospinal fluid is the clear fluid that surrounds the brain and spinal cord. It cushions the brain and spinal cord from injury, delivers nutrients and acts as a waste removal system for the brain. A cerebrospinal fluid leak occurs when fluid escapes through a small tear or hole in the outermost layer of tissue that …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-11). Mayo Clinic study provides clarity on use of anticoagulants in gastrointestinal cancers. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A study by Mayo Clinic researchers provides some clarity in the use of direct oral anticoagulants (DOAC), such as apixaban and rivaroxaban, to treat acute venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients with gastrointestinal cancers. The findings were published Wednesday, June 2, in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Among the study's findings: Rivaroxaban showed no higher risk …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-11). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Cancer survivorship needs are unique for each survivor. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is National Cancer Survivor Month, and National Cancer Survivors Day was recognized on Sunday, June 6. Both events recognize and celebrate the millions of adults and children in the United States who have experienced a cancer diagnosis. According to the National Cancer Institute, there are nearly 17 million cancer survivors in the U.S. Each …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-11). Consumer Health: Men's health threats and strategies for healthier living. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Do you know the greatest threats to men's health? Do you know what you can do to lower your risks and lead a longer, healthier life? June is Men's Health Month, which makes this a good time to explore these topics. Three of the top causes of death among men in the U.S. are heart …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-11). Do glasses that block blue light help your eyes? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Sitting behind a computer screen all day can strain your eyes, but do glasses that claim to block blue light really help? Dr. Muriel Schornack, a Mayo Clinic optometrist, says the macula is the area of the retina in your eye that is responsible for processing your clear central vision. The macula can be sensitive …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-11). 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 (2021-06-11). Thanks to 3D printing, 'They know who I am — I'm grandpa'. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org For John Roby, the road to recovery from injuries to his face has been paved with teamwork between Plastic Surgery and Radiology using 3D printing. __________________________________________________ In an instant — the grasp on the hand brakes, the squealing tires, the realization of what was to come, the unavoidable collision between motorcycle and passenger side of …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-11). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Dealing with an overactive bladder. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am in my mid-30s and a mom of twins, and it seems that I recently developed what must be an overactive bladder. It hinders my daily activities and makes me feel embarrassed, as I often must excuse myself abruptly. I wake up multiple times at night, too. Sometimes I also seem to …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-11). Mayo Clinic Minute: Eating disorders affect all genders, races. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It's the stereotypical image of an eating disorder: a young, white female who is extremely thin. But as Jason Howland reports in the Mayo Clinic Minute, that's not always the case. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/wtUmE6xlFYg Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-11). Infographic: Overhead and throwing athlete. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Learn more about sports medicine.?Other health tip infographics: mayohealthhighlights.startribune.com?

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-11). Groundbreaking Early Cancer Detection Test Studied at Mayo Clinic Introduced Nationally. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic today recognized the debut of a groundbreaking multi-cancer early cancer detection (MCED) test called Galleri? that can detect more than 50 types of cancers[1] through a simple blood draw. The Galleri test is intended to complement U.S. guideline-recommended cancer screenings. Mayo Clinic Oncologist Minetta Liu, M.D. was involved in the development of the new test. …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-11). Supporting rural communities across southern Minnesota with a mobile health clinic. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A mobile health clinic will launch this summer in southern Minnesota and offer a new way for patients in rural communities to connect with Mayo Clinic Health System, expanding access to Mayo Clinic care. ____________________________________________________________ ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Health System will launch a new mobile health clinic that will expand services by increasing …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-11). Science Saturday: Patients need to know how their data affects their health outcomes. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org In the near future, genome sequencing, among other biological measures, will be as routine as X-rays and cholesterol testing. The challenge, though, will be accurately interpreting the vast amount of data and effectively using it to guide decisions about health care. In a position statement published in Hepatology, Mayo Clinic researchers layout perspectives of various stakeholders …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-11). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Viral skin bumps that are a common occurrence in childhood. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 7-year-old son developed a small pink bump on his arm recently. Soon we started noticing more on his back and under his arms. His pediatrician said they were called "molluscum," and we didn't have to do anything about them. But I am worried about them spreading to his little sister. What are …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-11). Consumer Health: Life after cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org National Cancer Survivors Day will be observed on Sunday, June 6, which make this a good time to learn more about life after cancer. One in 3 people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime, and there are more than 16.9 million cancer survivors alive today, according to the American Cancer Society. Survival rates …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-11). FDA approves aducanumab to treat Alzheimer's disease. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved aducanumab to treat Alzheimer's disease on Monday, June 7. About 6 million people in the U.S. and 30 million worldwide are living with Alzheimer's disease, a progressive brain disorder that is the most common cause of dementia. "I think this is good news for our patients with Alzheimer's …

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