Monthly Archives: September 2021

2021-09-30: News Headlines

New Atlas (2021-09-30). US War Plans with China Taking Shape. newatlas.report September 30, 2021 (Brian Berletic — NEO) — The US and its allies continue beating the drums of war in regards to China, but how serious is this? Will it really lead to war, or is it merely posturing meant to give the US the most favorable position on the other side of a fully …

Thom Hartmann (2021-09-30). When Will the US Break Free from the Clutches of Its Grifters? counterpunch.org Trump just unleashed an unhinged, barely coherent rant about the possibility President Biden might reveal what was going on in the White House on January 6th, the day Trump tried to finally end, once and for all, any possibility of governmental oversight of his ongoing criminal career. He believed he could follow in the footsteps

RT News (2021-09-30). YouTube Bans All Anti-vax Videos, Ramping Up COVID-era Censorship Campaign. globalresearch.ca

rebekah (2021-09-30). Big Money's War on the Build Back Better Plan. inequality.org

WSWS (2021-09-30). Colorado police assaulted and illegally jailed a deaf man for four months over alleged minor traffic violation, according to lawsuit. wsws.org After allegedly failing to halt at a stop sign, Brady Mistic, who is deaf in both ears and uses sign language to communicate, was assaulted by police and jailed for four months without access to an interpreter or other forms of communication.

ecns.cn (2021-09-30). China donates emergency supplies to Afghanistan. ecns.cn A batch of emergency supplies donated by China arrived at Afghanistan's Kabul International Airport on Wednesday night and was handed over to the Afghan side.

Binoy Kampmark (2021-09-30). Murderous Fantasies: The US Intelligence Effort Against Assange. dissidentvoice.org If there was any reason to halt a farcical train of legal proceedings, then the case against Julian Assange would have to be the standard bearing example. Since last year, the efforts by the US government to pursue his extradition to the vicious purgatory of American justice has seen more than a fair share of …

WSWS (2021-09-30). The collapse of Germany's Left Party. wsws.org The Left Party suffered a devastating defeat in the German federal election, losing over two million voters and 30 of its 69 parliamentary seats.

WSWS (2021-09-30). US Congress faced with deadline to prevent federal shutdown. wsws.org Both the House and Senate would have to pass a "continuing resolution" to prevent the closure of many federal government offices at Thursday midnight.

Nicholas Stender (2021-09-30). What's in the pro-worker budget that Manchin and Sinema want to kill? liberationnews.org The showdown in Congress over the fate of social programs that would provide desperately-needed relief to working class people has entered a critical phase.

Jason Ditz (2021-09-30). Russian Fighters Intercept US Bomber Near Disputed Island. news.antiwar.com On Sunday, Russian Su-35S fighters were deployed to the island of Iturup in the Sea of Okhotsk to US officials are now confirming the matter, saying that the bomber was still in international airspace at the time, and therefore did not violate any international laws. A plane being intercepted, especially a bomber, when technically in international…

sputniknews (2021-09-30). ABC Cuts Obama's Critique of 'Open Borders' From TV Interview, Airs Criticism of GOP Instead. sputniknews.com Over 200,000 encounters were registered at the US southwest border in August alone. This number is expected to rise even further in September as border authorities are battling a dramatic surge in Haitian migrants, who are seeking asylum in the United States.

sputniknews (2021-09-30). Congressional Committee on January 6 Events at Capitol Subpoenas Trump Ally, 10 Organizers. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The congressional Select Committee investigating the events on the US Capitol on January 6 said that it has subpoenaed long-time Trump ally Katrina Pierson and ten other organizers of rallies that occurred before the riot, according to a press release, issued Wednesday.

MEE staff (2021-09-30). Israeli soldiers kill three Palestinians in West Bank, Gaza and Jerusalem. middleeasteye.net Israeli soldiers kill three Palestinians in West Bank, Gaza and Jerusalem | Jenin town and its environs have become a source of worry for Israel as Palestinian militants clashed with its forces for the second time in a week | Thu, 09/30/2021 – 12: 30 | Palestinian women mourn at the funeral of Alaa Zayoud, 22, member of the military wing of Islamic Jihad, reportedly killed in clashes at his village of Silat al…

WSWS (2021-09-30). Reggae innovator Lee "Scratch" Perry dead at 85. wsws.org Perry's recording and performing career lasted more than six decades. He was best known for his behind-the-scenes work as a pioneering record producer and audio engineer and for being one of the musical creators of the "dub" reggae sound.

WSWS (2021-09-30). COVID-19 cases surge among school children in Spain. wsws.org Two weeks after all schools reopened in Spain, COVID-19 infections are rising among children as the PSOE-Podemos government pursues a policy of mass infection.

John Rachel (2021-09-30). What Are The Prospects For Peace? An Interview With Coleen Rowley. counterpunch.org Events are unfolding at a quickening pace. Facing an alarming escalation in tensions around the world, we are looking to our most respected and renowned thought leaders for an honest assessment of both U.S. foreign and military policy to offer their most current thoughts and insights. We know they have some ideas for improving the

Claire Robinson (2021-09-30). Study Shows Anti-mosquito Pesticide Pyriproxyfen Link with Microcephaly. globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-30). The Hidden Hunger in Morocco. libya360.wordpress.com Madaar An Informal housing settlement in Karyan Touma, Ain Sebaa, Casablanca. It is very hot during the summer and floods in the winter. Photo: Madaar While official statistics suggest the North African country does not suffer with hunger, the reality is a different story covered up by lack of reliable data and social stigma Hunger…

Mark Ashwill (2021-09-30). Constructive Criticism Rooted in Respect: A View from Vietnam. counterpunch.org I recently penned an essay about the scourge of environmental pollution in Viet Nam that was published by a major media outlet. Shortly after posting the article on LinkedIn, Mr. Pierre, a Frenchman living in Viet Nam, left a comment that left me dumbfounded: I am a French citizen… As France is a former colonial

Pepe Escobar (2021-09-30). The Living Dead Pax Americana. War Inc. Rules. Cold War 2.0 against China. globalresearch.ca

Jesse Smith (2021-09-30). Destroying the Narrative: 40 Reasons Why a COVID-19 Pandemic Never Existed. globalresearch.ca

Gwen D'Arcangelis (2021-09-30). Wuhan Red Herring? While COVID-19 Origins Remain Obscure, for Decades the West has been Creating Deadly Viruses for BioWarfare. covertactionmagazine.com From the U.S. Right to the U.S. Left, We Need to Reorient our Attention to What Our Own Government and …

WSWS (2021-09-30). "I've been waiting for parents to strike since the summer of 2020": Growing support in Germany for October 1 school strike. wsws.org More and more parents, students, teachers and other workers in Germany are declaring their solidarity with Lisa Diaz ' s call.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-30). Ecuador declares state of emergency in prisons after over a hundred killed in riots. peoplesdispatch.org At least 116 inmates were killed in the latest prison riot in Ecuador on September 28 and around 80 were gravely injured. The violent confrontation was the bloodiest massacre in the prison system of the country…

Newsclick (2021-09-30). Imperialism then and now: [3] Capital relocation, inequality, encroachment and protracted crisis. peoplesdispatch.org Prabhat Patnaik shows that as capital is relocated, real wages do not rise, inequality widens, and global demand is suppressed. The system remains in protracted crisis; Keynesianism in the North alone is no solution. The struggle is everywhere.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-30). Lebanese citizens protest suspension of Beirut port blast investigation. peoplesdispatch.org Hundreds of Lebanese citizens took to the streets against the suspension of the investigation into the Beirut port blast. The protests were led by the families of the victims of the blast.

Ramzy Baroud (2021-09-30). The Untold Story of Why Palestinians Are Divided. counterpunch.org The political division in Palestinian society is deep-rooted, and must not be reduced to convenient claims about the 'Hamas-Fatah split', elections, the Oslo accords and subsequent disagreements. The division is linked to events that preceded all of these, and not even the death or incapacitation of the octogenarian, Mahmoud Abbas, will advance Palestinian unity by

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-30). Donbass, Karabakh, Iraq, Syria, Libya: Turkish combat drone firm to build centers in Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Sales of the Turkish combat drones to Saudi Arabia and Turkey's further military involvement in Morocco indicate that the deadly weapons will also be used in Yemen and Western Sahara. ==== UAV magnate Baykar to build centers for Turkish drones in Ukraine The Turkish drone magnate Baykar will be establishing joint training and maintenance centers …

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-30). EU-Morocco trade deals that include Western Sahara violate international law: top EU court. peoplesdispatch.org The European Court of Justice had issued similar verdicts in 2016 and 2018, stating that the Western Sahara region cannot be considered as part of Morocco in such trade agreements…

Sandipan Talukdar (2021-09-30). Close relative of SARS-CoV-2 virus found in bats in Laos. peoplesdispatch.org Three bat species had viruses that are more than 95% identical with the one that causes COVID-19, a study found. This further boosts the argument that the SARS-CoV-2 virus had a natural origin…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-30). Why are South Africa's engineering workers going on strike on October 5? peoplesdispatch.org Phakamile Hlubi-Majola, the national spokesperson of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa, talks about the upcoming strike of the workers of the engineering sector and the deadlocked negotiations with the employers…

Johanna Ross (2021-09-30). Angela Merkel's Pragmatism Bridged the Divide Between East and West. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-30). Warning: explicit images. Azerbaijani video shows Israeli, Turkish drones used against Nagorno-Karabakh. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azerbaijan Army Drone Strikes against Armenian Army || Bayraktar TB2 & Israeli Harops || 16 OCT-2020…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-30). Pentagon to focus on "repelling Russian aggression" through Ukraine-U.S. Strategic Partnership Commission. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Markarova elaborates on preparation of Ukraine-U.S. Strategic Partnership Commission meeting "We are currently in active discussion with our American counterparts and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, also working on the documents that will be considered at the meeting of the Strategic Partnership Commission," said the embassy chief. **** According to the ambassador, the …

Michael Hudson — Ross Ashcroft (2021-09-30). China's Fortune Cookie Crumbles. counterpunch.org With China's increasing wealth, Western investors want some of the action. One of those investors is a bullish gentleman called George Soros. However, the Chinese are acutely aware that with Western investment comes inequality. So as Beijing begins to rethink how to do proper economic growth, can we expect that China will learn from Western mistakes?

Staff (2021-09-30). Venezuela's 17th International Book Fair (FILVEN): Registration Deadline Extended Until October 5. orinocotribune.com Through the National Book Center (Cenal), Venezuela's Ministry for Culture (MPPC) extended until October 5 the call for the registration of exhibitors, academic, and literary activities for the 17th International Book Fair of Venezuela (FILVEN), to be held from November 4 to 14, 2021, under the slogan "Read Independence." | The call is addressed to publishers, distributors, bookstores, companies, or entities related to the book publishing, cultural, or educational sectors, national and international literary agents, and any activity that is linked to the world of books and the publishing sector, which will be abl…

Matt Sedlar (2021-09-30). The Social Security Disability Insurance Trust Fund Bounces Back. Have Workers? cepr.net The financial health of the Disability Insurance Fund may have improved, but individuals may be suffering due to an inability to receive the benefits to which they are or should be entitled.

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-09-30). New Chapter in Stormy 21N Opposition Electoral Battle: Lara State (Marquina vs. Florido). orinocotribune.com A new chapter was written this week in the turbulent chronicle of frequent clashes between factions of the Venezuelan opposition. The most recent tensions occurred in the ongoing competition for nominations to the candidacy of governorships and mayoralties among right-wing politicians, this time in Lara state. | The spat involved Alfonso Marquina and Luis Florido, as the former expressed his annoyance on social media networks at what he considered the imposition of the latter by the self-styled Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD), which brings together several opposition parties. … Yo pedí una explicación y rec…

WSWS (2021-09-30). Stellantis autoworker voices support, warning, for Dana auto parts workers. wsws.org A longtime reader of the World Socialist Web Site at a Detroit Stellantis plant denounced the victimization of Toledo Dana auto parts worker Keaira Marsenburg, while offering advice and a warning.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-30). Canadian court upholds compensation order for Indigenous children and other stories. peoplesdispatch.org Today we look at a court ruling in Canada to provide compensation for Indigenous children affected by the foster system, the dropping of all charges against 3 leaders of Abahlali baseMjondolo in South Africa, and more…

SAM (2021-09-30). The Least Sympathetic People in the Entire World? inequality.org

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-30). Mikheil Saakashvili to return to Georgia from Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ex-President Saakashvili pledges to arrive in Georgia on election night Former President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili, now a Ukrainian citizen and chair of the Executive Committee of the Ukrainian National Reforms Council, has shared a photo of a booked Kyiv-Tbilisi flight ticket for the evening of the day of Georgia's municipal elections on October 2. …

Newsclick (2021-09-30). Imperialism then and now: [2] Wealth drain, depression, the role of the state and globalization. peoplesdispatch.org Prabhat Patnaik explains how the colonial system led to depression. Then, in advanced countries governments stepped in to increase demand and productivity, but how unless the periphery is available for extraction of wealth and cheap provision of inputs the system would collapse. So, the Global South was absorbed by a globalization process where finance becomes predominant, income deflation is widespread and governments everywhere are turned into servants of financialization.

Robert J. Burrowes (2021-09-30). Killing Off Humanity: How the Global Elite Is Using Eugenics and Transhumanism to Shape Our Future. globalresearch.ca

Barbara Loe Fisher (2021-09-30). Forced Vaccination Was Always the End Game. America's Move Towards Authoritarianism. globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-30). EU-Morocco Trade Deals that Include Western Sahara Violate International Law. libya360.wordpress.com Peoples Dispatch (Photo: Ambassador Oubi Bachir/Twitter) The European Court of Justice had issued similar verdicts in 2016 and 2018, stating that the Western Sahara region cannot be considered as part of Morocco in such trade agreements The European Union's (EU) highest court on Wednesday, September 29, cancelled two trade deals with Morocco, involving farm and…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-30). Text, video: U.S. airborne troops participate in NATO war games in Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Airborne Operations Rapid Trident 2021 Members of the US 173rd Airborne Brigade, Ukrainian 13th Airborne Battalion, and Polish 25th Air Cavalry Brigade conduct airborne operations during rapid Trident 2021. Rapid Trident 2021 involves approximately 6,200 personnel from 12 nations, Sept. 20- Oct. 1, 2021, at the International Peacekeeping Security Centre near Yavoriv, Ukraine.

Editor (2021-09-30). For our Nations to live, capitalism must die. mronline.org What the recent actions of the Mi'kmaq land and water defenders at Elsipogtog demonstrate is that direct actions in the form of Indigenous blockades are both a negation and an affirmation.

Editor (2021-09-30). AUKUS makes workers pay for war with China. mronline.org We are witnessing an aggressive build-up by the U.S. and its allies for a confrontation with China. The Biden administration is making massive upgrades to the US's military capacity, and sharply reorienting it to focus on China.

WSWS (2021-09-30). Support the call for a school strike on October 1 against the mass infection of children! wsws.org We appeal to parents, teachers, educators, students and workers here in Germany to support and expand the strike.

Alan MacLeod (2021-09-30). The Military Industrial Media Complex: How the Pentagon Leaned on Hollywood to Sell the War in Afghanistan. globalresearch.ca

International Alliance of Physicians, Medical Scientists (2021-09-30). Thousands of Physicians and Medical Scientists Sign "Rome Declaration" in Protest, Launch New Information Platform. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2021-09-30). President Maduro Approves Funding to Complete Infrastructure Projects Abandoned by Odebrecht. orinocotribune.com On Tuesday, September 28 the President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, approved financing to restore railway projects abandoned by Odebrecht within the framework of the Great Venezuela Transportation Mission. | The giant Brazilian construction company Odebrecht paralyzed projects in different part of the world, evading hundred of millions of dollars in contracts, as a result of the complex corruption scheme unveiled by the Panama Papers in 2017. It involved more than 10 countries including Venezuela. In the case of Venezuela, despite great media fanfare, the only politician revealed to have connections with the sca…

WSWS (2021-09-30). Educators and workers in United States support call by UK parents for school strike. wsws.org Educators, students and other workers throughout the United States are supporting UK parent Lisa Diaz's call to keep children home on October 1 to protect their lives from the spread of the deadly disease.

Center For Biological Diversity (2021-09-30). Ongoing Wildlife Extinction Across America: Numerous Animals and Plants. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-30). U.S., Finnish militaries host Baltic-High North conference to confront Russia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Northern Europe Chiefs of Defense Conference Brings Military Leaders Together The U.S. European Command and Finnish Defence Forces co-hosted Northern Europe Chiefs of Defense Conference kicks off today in Helsinki, Finland. The two-day event brings together military leaders from 12 nations to discuss the security environment and its challenges in northern Europe and the Baltic …

WSWS (2021-09-30). West Coast Educators Rank-and-File Committees meeting supports October 1 strike of UK parents. wsws.org On Saturday, the West Coast Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committees (ERFSC) held an online public meeting in response to the ongoing spread of COVID-19 in schools and the active efforts by the political establishment to cover up the spread of cases and outbreaks. Committee members presented our call for schools to be closed as part a globally coordinated strategy to eradicate COVID-19.

Kary B. Mullis (2021-09-30). Video: Dr. Kary B. Mullis. "No Infection or Illness Can be Accurately Diagnosed with the PCR Test" globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-09-30). AFT President Randi Weingarten's town hall of death. wsws.org While parents and rank-and-file workers throughout the world will engage in a powerful demonstration Friday against unsafe school reopenings, another meeting of a decidedly different character is taking place the day before.

WSWS (2021-09-30). Former Australian PM denounced for criticising AUKUS alliance. wsws.org For voicing concern about the implications of the increasingly naked US war preparations against China, Keating was accused of supporting alleged efforts by Beijing to take over the Indo-Pacific.

Alexander Cooney (2021-09-30). Video: Cops for Covid Truth: Message from Alexander Cooney to All Police Officers in Australia. globalresearch.ca

Dean Baker (2021-09-30). Sickening, Indeed: the Horrors of Big Pharma. counterpunch.org John Abramson has done much to expose the abuses of the pharmaceutical industry over the years. He played a key role in the investigation of Vioxx and the litigation that eventually led the drug to be pulled from the market, as well as billions of dollars to paid in settlements by Merck, its manufacturer. He

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-30). The face of contemporary warfare: Turkish combat drones in cowardly war from the air. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Turkish military begins to use unmanned ground vehicles The Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) have started using unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs), a statement from the Ministry of National Defense said Wednesday. **** Turkish drones rose to worldwide prominence following their deployment in Syria and Libya by the TSK and in Nagorno-Karabakh by Azerbaijan's army, paving the …

Ted Rall (2021-09-30). Who Lost Afghanistan? H.R. counterpunch.org Congress, the media and many voters are asking military officials this week: how did we lose the Afghan war? I've been reading a book, "The Afghanistan Papers," by Washington Post reporter Craig Whitlock, that shows how America messed up its longest war. (Every now and then, corporate media hypes something that's actually worth reading.) What

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-30). Tajikistan: Russia throws another CSTO ally to the wolves. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com What the Russian Foreign Ministry neglects to mention is that Tajikistan is a member of the Collective Security Treaty Organization that Russia is compelled to defend; Afghanistan is not. Neither does Tajikistan threaten the national security of Afghanistan. And standing behind any advance on Tajikistan is Pakistan. There is no room for neutrality or false …

WSWS (2021-09-30). The "Peter J. McGuire" Facebook group bans WSWS writers. wsws.org Striking carpenters and other workers must oppose these bans and uphold the right to read the World Socialist Web Site, form their own opinions and debate the critical issues that will determine the course of the strike in the metro Seattle area.

Robert Jensen (2021-09-30). Instituting Liberty: Contested, Changing, Conflicted Definitions. counterpunch.org News that the University of Texas at Austin has been courting donors for a Liberty Institute is a reminder of the danger of ideology undermining university life. Provost Sharon Wood, responding to faculty concerns, said the goal of such an institute would be to "consider problems from multiple points of view," but skepticism is warranted.

WSWS (2021-09-30). Video: Internationally acclaimed model Andreja Pejic discusses Australia's anti-democratic electoral laws. wsws.org "We deserve to have a revolutionary movement that lifts the world out of the dark ages."

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-30). Azerbaijan, Turkey advance merger of special operations forces. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The Shusha Declaration of June solidified the practical merger of the armed forces of Azerbaijan and Turkey. The Baku Declaration of this July added Pakistan to the arrangement. The recently-concluded Three Brothers — 2021 special operations forces war games in Azerbaijan made the alliance operational. ==== A memorandum of understanding on joint training of Azerbaijani …

Thomas Knapp (2021-09-30). "Language" Arguments Against Immigration Freedom are a Tower of Babble. counterpunch.org When debating immigration policy with people who have deluded themselves into believing that it's any of their business where other people choose to live or work, I run into a lot of bad arguments. Of all those arguments, probably the silliest is "but they don't speak English." The simplest, and most appropriate response to that

WSWS (2021-09-30). Congressional Armed Services committee hearings skirt January 6 coup attempt. wsws.org In the first public hearings in which Gen. Mark Milley has testified under oath since the publication of books detailing his fears that Trump would stage a fascistic coup, both Democrats and Republicans skirted the issue.

WSWS (2021-09-30). Large majority of Berlin voters back expropriation of German property companies. wsws.org The clear vote in favor of expropriating large landlords is to be welcomed. It is an expression of the widespread opposition to the intolerable rents in Berlin and other large cities.

WSWS (2021-09-30). 20-year-old North Carolina college student dies from COVID-19. wsws.org Tyler Gilreath tested positive for COVID-19 on August 20, two days after moving into his dorm at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington, and died just a few weeks later.

Staff (2021-09-30). 21N: Venezuela's CNE Signs Agreement with EU for Electoral Observation Mission. orinocotribune.com According to the CNE, the EU observation mission will respect the national legal framework during the regional elections in Venezuela. | The National Electoral Council (CNE) of Venezuela signed an agreement with the European Union (EU) on Wednesday, September 29, in which the European body agreed to send an international mission of observers for the regional and municipal elections to be held on November 21 in the South American country. | "The document highlights that the European Union Electoral Observation Mission (EU-EOM) and its members will maintain strict conduct of impartiality, objectivity, independence…

Anish R M (2021-09-30). Canadian court strikes down Trudeau's appeal against compensation to Indigenous children. peoplesdispatch.org The Justin Trudeau government has been stalling efforts by Indigenous groups to secure compensation to survivors of Canada's discriminatory child services that has pushed Indigenous children disproportionately into foster care…

Sara Varughese (2021-09-30). The Covid Lockdown and School Closures in India. globalresearch.ca

Pavan Kulkarni (2021-09-30). In the aftermath of coup attempt, Sudan's revolutionary forces intensify mobilization. peoplesdispatch.org In the aftermath of the coup attempt by a section of the military on September 21, its commander and the de-facto president of Sudan accused the civilian government of creating the conditions for discontent. However, protesters on the ground see this as laying the grounds for a military takeover…

Editor (2021-09-30). Out of the shadows: female Leninists and Russian socialism. mronline.org In 1922, the great radical journalist Louise Bryant observed that Lenin drew great strength from the women close to him. Her observation contrasts sharply with the exploitative Lenin who has come to dominate historical studies and biographies.

Editor (2021-09-30). Reactionary anti-China propaganda not in Canada's self-interest. mronline.org Engler: We must reject great-power rivalry and pursue an independent foreign policy…

Brian Shilhavy (2021-09-30). 26,041 Deaths 2,448,362 Injuries Following COVID Shots in European Union's Database as Slovenia Suspends J&J Shot after Death of 20-Year-Old Student. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-30). Pentagon arms Moldova against Transdniester, Russia equivocates. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com No doubt Vladimir Putin's dear friend and strategic partner Recep Tayyip Erdogan is supplying Moldova with Bayraktar TB2 combat drones to demonstrate NATO solidarity with the Pentagon. ==== US military equipment shipments to Moldova complicate Transnistrian settlement — diplomatRussian Foreign Ministry Deputy Spokesman noted that the shipped equipment was worth $5 million total, and several …

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-30). Ukraine secures 24 more Turkish combat drones for war against Donetsk and Lugansk. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com richardrozoff

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-30). Video. Turkey provides Morocco with combat drones for final assault on Western Sahara. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com richardrozoff

TASS (2021-09-30). North Korean leader says US offer of talks a cover for hostile policy. tass.com Kim Jong-un particularly pointed out that Washington remained hostile about Pyongyang and the military threat from the US was still there…

TASS (2021-09-30). Erdogan believes purchase of Russia's S-400 systems worth tensions with US. tass.com According to Turkish President, had the US sold Turkey Patriot missile defense systems, Ankara "would not have had to buy S-400s"

TASS (2021-09-30). Putin-Erdogan summit may help stabilize situation in northern Syria — expert. tass.com According to Lebanese military strategy expert General Charles Abi Nader, the need to resolve the situation in Syria's Idlib province, most of which is still controlled by anti-government forces, has come to the fore after Russia brokered a new local ceasefire in the south of Syria…

Ron Ridenour (2021-09-30). Vikings/British Colonialism, Che, Colleague Bonding. zcomm.org Che's universal vision coexists with that of Irish voices for liberation…

MEE, agencies (2021-09-30). Formula 1: Qatar set to host first ever Grand Prix in November 2021. middleeasteye.net Formula 1: Qatar set to host first ever Grand Prix in November 2021 | Organisers says race will take place on 21 November as rights groups criticise 'sportswashing' by the Gulf state | Thu, 09/30/2021 – 11: 32 | Drivers take the start of the Formula One Russian Grand Prix at the Sochi Autodrom circuit in Sochi on September 26, 2021 (AFP) | Qatar is set to host a Formula One Grand Prix for…

sputniknews (2021-09-30). Head of Lockheed Martin's Advanced Development Program Almost Confirms 6th Generation Fighter. sputniknews.com An unknown stealth aircraft was spotted earlier at American aerospace company Lockheed Martin's facility in California's Mojave Desert, near its Advanced Development Programs (ADP) research unit, known as Skunk Works. The jet was said to be a sixth-generation fighter; the US Air Force secretly tested a prototype last year.

KPFA Radio 94.1 FM (2021-09-30). Tuesday 11/9: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz with Steve Wasserman: Not a Nation of Immigrants. indybay.org Online webinar…

Staff (2021-09-30). Pentagon holds 'frank' talks with Chinese military as Beijing decries 'back-stabbing' AUKUS deal. rt.com The US military said it had an "in-depth" dialogue with Beijing, reiterating that it remains committed to regional allies amid ongoing enmity over a new security pact between the US, the UK and Australia designed to counter China. | "The two sides held a frank, in-depth, and open discussion on a range of issues affecting the US-PRC defense relationship," Pentagon Spokesperson Lt. Col. Martin Meiners said in a

Edmond B. Paré (2021-09-30). Hospital Nurse Whistleblowers on Vaccine Injuries: "Deadly Strokes, Bizarre Rashes, Cardiac Arrest, Blood Clots in the Legs, Neurological Symptoms" globalresearch.ca Author Edmond B. Paré…

Jomo Kwame Sundaram (2021-09-30). Rich countries prolong the pandemic: what Biden must do. mronline.org Most rich countries have opposed most developing countries' request to temporarily suspend World Trade Organization (WTO) intellectual property (IP) rules to more quickly contain the COVID-19 pandemic. Expectations were high as Biden had supported a patent waiver, albeit only for vaccines.

Adam Andrzejewski (2021-09-30). Biden's Vax Mandate to be Enforced by Fining Companies $70,000 to $700,000? globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-30). Consumer Health: What do you know about rheumatic diseases? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Rheumatic Disease Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about four common rheumatic diseases: ankylosing spondylitis, gout, juvenile idiopathic arthritis and lupus. Ankylosing spondylitis Ankylosing spondylitis is an inflammatory disease that can cause some of the small bones in your spine to fuse. This fusing makes the spine less flexible and can result in a hunched-forward posture. If ribs are affected, it can be difficult to breathe deeply. Ankylosing spondylitis…

WSWS (2021-09-30). Sri Lankan educators support UK parents' school strike. wsws.org "Our committee is making every effort to win the support of Sri Lankan teachers at every stage of your struggle and see it as a vital step in building the International Workers Alliance of Rank-and-File Committees (IWA-RFC)."

Dave DeCamp (2021-09-30). China Urges US to Join Talks on Arms Control for Space. news.antiwar.com

Michael Albert (2021-09-30). D. Rovics Interviews M. Albert. zcomm.org Interview with the author of No Bosses…

Paul Haeder (2021-09-30). It's What the Babies Eat: Inflammatory Capitalism in Mush. dissidentvoice.org Again, you can't shuttle through the headlines, the so-called news, without having spasms and fits. You will not get journalists doing shit to really go after the capitalists, uh? Baby food. And these transnational Wall Street thieves, these stockholding companies, not even a slap on the wrist. So, if I as an unjabbed person goes …

AT Contributor (2021-09-30). Kim's sister named to top NKorean government body. asiatimes.com North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's influential sister has been appointed to the country's top government body, the official KCNA news agency reported Thursday. Kim Yo Jong, a key adviser to her brother, was promoted to a position on the State Affairs Commission amid a raft of changes approved by the Supreme People's Assembly, the …

Disability Rights California (2021-09-30). Tuesday 10/12: Community Living Options & Choices for the Mental Health Disabled w/ Disability Rights CA. indybay.org Online webinar…

Joachim Hagopian (2021-09-30). COVID-19 Vaccines Are Taking a Toll on Mental Health, Causing Brain Damage and Neurological Disease. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-30). Dear friends Erdogan, Putin talk of tomatoes and cucumbers, warplanes and submarines, killing Kurds. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com 'The time has come,' the Walrus said,'To talk of many things: Of shoes — and ships — and sealing-wax —Of cabbages — and kings —' Lewis Carroll Erdogan and 'dear friend' Putin mend relations, agree energy projects Calling Putin his "dear friend" and hailing the start of "a very different period" in relations between the two …

César Zelada (2021-09-30). øBitcoins como salvavidas de la crisis mundial? globalizacion.ca La farandulera criolla Sheyla Rojas está haciendo una publicidad fenomenal para las criptomonedas. Se calcula que para el 2035, mil millones de personas estarían integradas a esta dinámica. El bitcoin es una criptomoneda digital libre y descentralizada que se usa…

teleSUR, JCM (2021-09-30). México dará refugio a 13 mil migrantes haitianos. telesurtv.net La mayoría de migrantes haitianos que llegaron a México provenía de Chile y Brasil.

Anonymous669 (2021-09-30). Erdogan Says Turkey Will Work With Russia On Jet Engines, Warships & Submarines. southfront.org Erdogan file image, via CheckPoint Asia | Turkey will work with Russia to jointly produce jet engines, warships and submarines, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told journalists who accompanied him on September 29 to the Russian resort city of Sochi where he Erdogan told the journalists that he mainly discussed Defence and military issues with Putin during the summit in Sochi. | "

Leah Hancock (2021-09-30). An Idea Whose Time has Come: the Four-Day Workweek. zcomm.org Four-day workweek pilots are emerging across the globe, with some companies now shifting from the pilot phase to implementing the policy permanently…

Demand Justice (2021-09-30). Tuesday 10/26: #ExpandTheCourt: Volunteers Needed for Lobby Day in Washington D.C. indybay.org Washington D.C. – Selected volunteers will receive flights and lodging PAID FOR by Demand Justice…

WSWS repost (2021-09-30). US government, CIA plotted to kidnap or assassinate Assange in London. indybay.org The latest report confirms that the attempt to extradite and prosecute Assange is the pseudo-legal cover for an extraordinary rendition plotted by the very criminals exposed in WikiLeaks' publications.

Stansfield Smith (2021-09-30). Is the US Global Empire Actually in Decline? Part 3. orinocotribune.com By Stansfield Smith and Roger D. Harris — Sep 25, 2021 | PART 4: THE WORLD IF THE US WERE IN DECLINE | Revolutions on the International Stage | A weakened US imperialism would encourage peoples and nations to "seize the time" and score significant gains against this overlord's hold on their countries. Yet since shortly after 1975, with the victories in Vietnam and Laos, a drought in socialist revolutions has persisted for almost half a century. If the US empire were in decline, we would find it handicapped in countering victorious socialist revolutions. However, the opposite has been the case, with the US ru…

sputniknews (2021-09-30). Pentagon Leaders Told Senators US in Talks to Use Russian Bases for Afghan Ops – Reports. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mark Milley told lawmakers in a classified briefing that the Biden administration is in talks about using Russian bases in Central Asia to conduct counterterrorism missions against targets in Afghanistan, Politico reported on Wednesday.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-30). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Constipation in children. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 10-year-old daughter spends hours in the bathroom daily. Every time I inquire, she tells me she is constipated. We do not eat out a lot, and we incorporate fruits or vegetables at each meal. She also drinks water most of the day. Is constipation normal at this age, and what can I do to help her? ANSWER: Constipation can cause issues with bowel movements in as many as 30% of children. It's a common…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-30). While COVID-19 Origins Remain Obscure, for Decades the West Has Been Creating Deadly Viruses for BioWarfare. libya360.wordpress.com Gwen D'Arcangelis A lab specialist working at Fort Detrick, Md. Photo: NANCY A. YOUSSEF/THE WALL STREET JOURNAL From the U.S. Right to the U.S. Left, We Need to Reorient our Attention to What Our Own Government and Scientists Have Been Doing in Germ Research and Germ Warfare Labs. At the end of August, the U.S….

Jeff Mackler (2021-09-30). The Myth of a New "Cold War" Between the U.S. and China/Russia. counterpunch.org AUKUS, or the new and secretly negotiated $66 billion nuclear-powered submarine agreement between Australia, the United Kingdom and the U.S., has momentarily ruffled some political feathers around the world, particularly in France and China. Without consulting with France or its military-industrial corporations, AUKUS principals cancelled France's huge contract with Australia to construct some dozen now

Editor2 (2021-09-30). Former CIA Director Mike Pompeo was Reportedly Obsessed with Killing Assange. orinocotribune.com By Kevin Gosztola — Sep 27, 2021 | There were no criminal prosecutions for anyone in the Central Intelligence Agency when they operated a torture program. The White House under President Barack Obama fully embraced a drone program that involved targeted assassinations. | Now, we learn that the CIA redefined WikiLeaks as a "hostile entity" and sought to label WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as an "information broker" to justify aggressive actions intended to disrupt journalism. They even had plans to kill him. | The latest revelations around Assange are exactly why so many advocates did not think it was acce…

teleSUR- lvm, JL (2021-09-30). Pdte. de México pide perdón por masacre contra indígenas yaqui. telesurtv.net El mandatario criticó la persecución de indígenas bajo la dictadura de Porfirio Díaz (1877-1911).

TASS (2021-09-30). WHO chief points to 'horrifying inequity' in terms of access to coronavirus vaccines. tass.com According to Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, more than 75% of vaccines have gone to high-and upper-middle income countries…

Orlando Delgado Selley (2021-09-30). Una política monetaria apropiada. globalizacion.ca Las decisiones gubernamentales se explican por sus propósitos explícitos o implícitos, así como por las visiones y convicciones de quienes personifican esos gobiernos. A veces ocurre que los propósitos no se corresponden con ciertas decisiones y que, por ello, no…

Movement Rights (2021-09-30). Tuesday 10/19: How Indigenous-led Rights of Nature is Transforming Climate Action Now. indybay.org Online event…

teleSUR, JCM (2021-09-30). Fiscalía de Ecuador investiga masacre en penal de Guayas. telesurtv.net Son 35 los reos asesinados y 50 los heridos en la penitenciaría del Litoral, Guayaquil.

Anonymous007 (2021-09-30). Military Situation In Yemen On September 30, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 186 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On September 29, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 40 airstrikes on the Harib and Jubah districts | On September 29, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 2 airstrikes on the Abdiyah district | On September 30, clashes between Ansar Allah and Saudi-led forces continued in the west of Marib city | On September 30…

Gérard Delépine (2021-09-30). High Recorded Mortality in Countries Categorized as "Covid-19 Vaccine Champions". The Vaccinated Suffer from Increased Risk of Mortality compared to the Non-vaccinated. globalresearch.ca Since the beginning of the health crisis, the French government has claimed that early treatment was ineffective. It has imposed major restrictions on our freedoms, in particular on doctors' prescriptions,[1] | It has also promised that vaccination would achieve collective immunity, …

Vijay Prashad (2021-09-30). Impoverished Afghans live amid enormous riches. asiatimes.com On September 25, Afghan Economy Minister Qari Din Mohammad Hanif said his government does not want "help and cooperation from the world like the previous government. The old system was supported by the international community for 20 years but still failed." It is fair to say that Hanif has no experience in running a complex economy, since …

Marcel Cartier (2021-09-30). Exclusive interview: Solidarity Party of Afghanistan's Selay Ghaffar speaks about why she stayed to fight Taliban. greenleft.org.au In this exclusive interview, Marcel Cartier spoke with Selay Ghaffar, spokesperson for the leftist Solidarity Party of Afghanistan.

Fabián Kovacic (2021-09-30). Argentina — Bajo su atenta mirada: La economía en el centro de la disputa política. globalizacion.ca Acusado por su propia vice de aplicar un ajuste demasiado duro en plena debacle pandémica, Alberto Fernández multiplica sus desafíos: kirchnerismo, empresarios, FMI y un 49 por ciento de pobreza. En medio del caos de versiones cruzadas sobre la suerte…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-30). Consumer Health: What is the flu? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Fever, upset stomach, diarrhea, sore throat, chills, coughing, sneezing and headache all can make you feel miserable. And when you're not feeling well, it sometimes can be hard to know exactly what's wrong and how you can help yourself feel better. With flu season approaching, this is a good time to look at the symptoms of what is — and is not — the flu. Common cold A runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, congestion, headache…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-30). Sharing Mayo Clinic: Genetics connects family members at the hip. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Before they went through testing at Mayo Clinic Laboratories, Barbara Domaille, Deborah Neville, Pamela Neville, and Rylie Ronnenberg thought there could be a genetic connection to the hip problems they shared. After the testing, they knew for sure. ___________________________________ As family members, Barbara Domaille, Deborah Neville, Pamela Neville, and Rylie Ronnenberg share many things in common that they treasure, and only one they wish they didn't: a hip abnormality called femoroacetabular impingement. After undergoing genetic…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-30). Heart rhythm disorders: Mayo Clinic Healthcare expert shares 5 things it's important to know. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World Heart Day is Sept. 29 LONDON — Heart rhythm disorders are one of the most common cardiac problems. Arrhythmias cause the heart to beat too fast, too slow, or irregularly. People can be born with them or develop them during their lives. Elijah Behr, M.D., a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London, shares five developments in the prevention, detection and treatment of arrhythmias. What cardiologists now know about arrhythmias and COVID-19: "We know…

Adam Dick (2021-09-30). 'Don't be Bullied' About Experimental Coronavirus Vaccine Shots Say Billboards in Several States. globalresearch.ca

Mojtaba Sadegh, Ali Mirchi, Amir AghaKouchak, & Amir AghaKoucha (2021-09-30). Avoiding water bankruptcy in the drought-troubled Southwest. zcomm.org What the US and Iran can learn from each other…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-30). Mayo Clinic Minute: Importance of exercise for men with prostate cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men worldwide. It's important that men are screened for the disease to catch it early, and a recent study shows that exercise and physical activity as an additional therapy may help improve patient outcomes. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/iPkYBSrb5wY Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 02) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. Exercise is good…

Angela (2021-09-30). Saturday 10/2: Free virtual screening of documentary film "Jerusalem: A Rock and a Hard Place" indybay.org

Joe Emersberger (2021-09-30). The Media Myth of 'Once Prosperous' and Democratic Venezuela Before Chávez. zcomm.org The following piece is adapted from the authors' new book, Extraordinary Threat: The US Empire, the Media and 20 Years of Coup Attempts in Venezuela, published by Monthly Review Press.

Local Volunteers (2021-09-30). Saturday 10/2: Point Reyes Station: Support Reproductive Justice Sidewalk Rally. indybay.org Sidewalk rally outside of 11400 CA Route 1, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956 (A street and Route 1) | Wear a MASK. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

teleSUR, drl, JCM (2021-09-30). Claves para entender el pacto de seguridad AUKUS. telesurtv.net La alianza militar fortalece la presencia de EE.UU. en los océanos Pacífico e Índico y apuntan contra China.

Anonymous669 (2021-09-30). China Unveils 'Loyal Wingman' Drone Similar In Design To US XQ-58A Valkyrie. southfront.org The FH-97 drone as seen in a promotional video released by CASTC. | On September 29, China unveiled the long-range Feihong FH-97 drone, a concept that is very similar in mission and design to the US-made Kratos XQ-58A Valkyrie. | The drone concept was presented on the sideline of China's International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition which is being held at Jinwan Airport in Zhuhai, Guangdong. | #PLAAF #FH_97 Jesse Jackson (2021-09-30). The US Needs a Deep Reassessment of Its Immigration Policies. zcomm.org The U.S. needs to make its asylum policy clear. It needs to define who it will allow to seek asylum and apply that standard without discrimination…

Global Research News (2021-09-30). Selected Articles: Health Officials Know Vaccines Don't Stop Transmission but Talk About 'A Pandemic of the Unvaccinated'. globalresearch.ca By If this were a "pandemic of the unvaccinated," it would be the u…

WSWS (2021-09-30). Public anger over cover-up of Pike River mine disaster. wsws.org The media has blacked out the widespread opposition to the New Zealand Labour Party government's decision to seal Pike River mine that prevents a thorough investigation and accountability for the deaths of 29 men in the 2010 disaster.

David Giesen (2021-09-30). Saturday 10/2: Rent Control: the walking tour. indybay.org American Youth Hostel | 312 Mason Street | San Francisco | (we meet in the lobby)…

Staff (2021-09-30). "A Moral Crisis": Reverend William Barber on Why Congress Must Pass $3.5 Trillion Bill. democracynow.org Activists continue to call on Democratic leaders to pass the $3.5 trillion Build Back Better Act, which expands the social safety net and includes measures to address the climate crisis. Progressives remain resolute in their opposition to passing a bipartisan $1 trillion infrastructure bill unless it is paired with the larger package. The Build Back Better Act represents "economic investment in the lives of poor and low-wealth people in this country," says Reverend William Barber, co-chair of the Poor People's Campaign. "The question here is not 'What will it cost if we do this?' What will it cost if we don't do…

sputniknews (2021-09-30). Antibodies in Fully Vaxxed With Pfizer, AstraZeneca Decline Steeply After Several Months — Study. sputniknews.com Swedish national broadcaster SVT described the new findings as a piece of the puzzle why Sweden and other heavily-vaccinated countries are now seeing more and more breakthrough infections among those who duly received their two shots.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-30). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Asthma management planning can prevent asthma attacks. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Asthma is a condition where your airways narrow and swell and may produce extra mucus. This can make breathing difficult, and trigger coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath. Asthma is one of the most common long-term diseases in children, but adults can have asthma, too. Symptoms of asthma include: Shortness of breath.Chest tightness or pain.Wheezing when exhaling, which is a common sign of asthma in children.Trouble sleeping caused by shortness of breath, coughing or wheezing.Coughing…

Staff (2021-09-30). Missing White Woman Syndrome: Media Obsess Over Some Cases as Black, Brown & Indigenous Women Ignored. democracynow.org Wall-to-wall coverage of the case of Gabby Petito — a 22-year-old white woman and blogger who went missing while traveling with her fiancé Brian Laundrie and whose remains were found in a national park in Wyoming — has renewed attention on what some call "missing white woman syndrome," the media's inordinate focus on white female victims and the disparity in coverage for women of color. We host a roundtable discussion with Amara Cofer, host and executive producer of the podcast "Black Girl Gone"; Mary Kathryn Nagle, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation and lawyer focused on tribal sovereignty; and Melissa…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-30). Mayo Clinic Minute: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease brought on by tobacco. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) refers to a progressive group of lung diseases, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema, that make it hard to breathe. Millions of people around the globe die each year because of COPD, and nearly 16 million people in the U.S. have a form of the disease. The No. 1 cause of COPD in developed countries is tobacco smoking, according to Dr. John Costello, consultant pulmonologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London. Watch: …

Concord Reporting In (2021-09-30). Groups Fighting Concord Corruption and the Seeno Deal. indybay.org Groups are fighting back against Seeno (Discovery Homes), and the corruption in city council that resulted in them being chosen as the potential developer for the Concord Naval Weapons Station redevelopment project. The Seeno family has a criminal history, as does the company that carries their name, which 3 council members (including the current mayor of Concord) are overlooking as to further their political careers.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-09-30). Festival talk series to tackle big green questions. imperial.ac.uk Science experts and inspirational artists will come together in a series of fascinating talks to discuss how we can move to a more sustainable world.

Local Volunteers (2021-09-30). Saturday 10/2: Vallejo: Solidarity March for Reproductive Rights. indybay.org Meet at Vallejo City Hall, 555 Santa Clara St., Vallejo, CA 94590 | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

W.T. Whitney Jr. (2021-09-30). Former Cuban Intelligence Chief Sees Cuban Revolution in Danger, Calls for Action. orinocotribune.com By W. T. Whitney Jr. — Sep 25, 2021 | Fabian Escalante | Fabian Escalante, a founder of Cuba's state security services, served as head of Cuba's Department of State Security in 1976 -1996 and vice-minister of the Interior Ministry. After 1993, he headed the Cuban Security Studies Center. In short, his views on threats posed by U.S. government agencies and on protecting Cuba's Revolution carry weight | Writing September 23 on Cuba's Pupila Insomne website, Escalante

Anonymous669 (2021-09-30). France Slams Mali Leadership, Accuses Them Of Wiping Their Feet On French Blood. southfront.org French soldiers of the 126th Infantry Regiment and Malian soldiers, March 17, 2016. By Wikimedia user (TM1972) | On September 28, France's Armed Forces minister Florence Parly hit back at Mali's Prime Minister Choguel Kokalla Maiga who recently accused Paris of abandoning the war on terrorism in his country. | During a speech at the UN General Assembly on September 25, Mali's Prime Minister Choguel Maiga said that his country felt abandoned by France who is planning to cut its troops in the…

teleSUR, yart, JCM (2021-09-30). Denuncian en Brasil experimentos con pacientes de Covid-19. telesurtv.net La experimentación fue llevada a cabo sin la autorización de los pacientes y con medicamentos no eficaces.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-30). West Nile virus cases reported across the US. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Female Culex mosquito, courtesy: CDC Cases of West Nile virus, a mosquito-borne illness, have been reported across the U.S. It's the leading cause of mosquito-borne disease in the continental U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)."We are currently seeing high levels of West Nile virus infection across many parts of the United States, including a higher number than normal of people with neuroinvasive disease ‚Äï the most severe form of infection,"…

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-09-30). Iran marks National Day of Rumi, greatest mystical poet. en.mehrnews.com Mehr 8 in the Iranian calendar corresponding with September 30 is considered a significant cultural event for Iranians to commemorate the prominent Iranian poet Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi who is known to everyone.

Marie Solis (2021-09-30). For Many, the Pandemic Was a Wakeup Call About Exploitative Work. zcomm.org The unemployment expansion showed us what work could be like if it was freely chosen…

Elaine Dewar (2021-09-30). Open for Military Business: Ebola Research at Canada's Only BSL-4 Lab. counterpunch.org On July 5 2019, Xiangguo Qiu and her husband Keding Cheng were removed by Canadian police from the Canadian National Microbiology Lab (NML) in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Their security clearances were also retracted, allegedly over "administrative issues." Qiu is an expert in Ebola and was in charge of the NML's pathogen and vaccine division. Cheng is

Staff (2021-09-30). Headlines for September 30, 2021. democracynow.org As Government Shutdown Looms, Biden's Legislative Agenda Hangs in the Balance, Second Alaska Hospital to Ration Care Amid Surge in Unvaccinated COVID Patients, YouTube to Ban Anti-Vaccine Misinformation, CDC Urges Pregnant People to Get Vaccinated, Protesters Target Moderna CEO and Top Biden Aide, Demanding Vaccine Equity , U.N. Warns Tigray Blockade Leading to Famine, Dire Medical Shortages for Millions, Pentagon Knew U.S. Drone Strike in Kabul Missed Target, Hit Civilians Weeks Before Public Admission, Ecuador Prison Riot Claims 116 Lives , North Korea Says It Tested New Hypersonic Missile, La Palma Residents L…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-30). Mayo Clinic leads biorepository core for new nationwide research on long-term symptoms of COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic research is dedicated to finding solutions for patients who were infected with COVID-19 and the many affected by the long-term symptoms of COVID-19 ‚Äï what the National Institutes of Health (NIH) refers to as "long COVID" or post-acute sequelae. In response to great unmet patient need, the NIH launched a new research initiative to understand why some people who were infected with COVID-19 don't fully recover, or develop new or returning symptoms after…

teleSUR -him, JL (2021-09-30). Investigan a ministro brasileño por amenaza a comicios de 2022. telesurtv.net Varios legisladores presentaron una demanda al STF por las amenazas de Netto ante la no implementación del voto impreso para los comicios de 2022.

Anonymous103 (2021-09-30). Biden Admin Denies Entry To Chartered Rescue Flight Carrying American Citizens & Afghans. southfront.org Illustrative Image | Originally published on A nonprofit organized by a loose network of veterans and current service members to help evacuate vulnerable Americans and Afghans from Kabul is seeing a chartered flight with more than 100 Americans and green-card holders being denied entry to the US by the Department of Homeland Security, according to a Reuters report. | Bryan Stern, a founder of non-profit group Project Dynamo, which organized the flight, told Reuters d…

ecns.cn (2021-09-30). DRC receives a batch of Chinese COVID-19 vaccines. ecns.cn The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Wednesday received a batch of Chinese Sinovac COVID-19 vaccines offered by the Chinese government at the N'djili Airport in the capital city Kinshasa.

WSWS (2021-09-30). Quebec bans far-right anti-vaccine protests at hospitals to cover up its own criminal mishandling of the pandemic. wsws.org Workers must respond to the provocations of the far right by employing their own methods of class struggle—by mobilizing independently to fight capitalist austerity and the ruling elite's drive to keep the "economy open" amid a deadly pandemic.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-30). Mayo Clinic Minute: Should you wash your raw meats and vegetables before cooking? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org When it comes to food safety in the kitchen, it's important to keep your work area clean from bacteria and the possibility of cross-contamination. It's best to use hot, soapy water to wash utensils, cutting boards and other surfaces you use, especially when handling raw meat and poultry. But what about washing raw meat and chicken before cooking? Here's Mayo Clinic clinical dietitian Anya Hill with more. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lqx6Je9zEYc Journalists: Broadcast-quality…

KQED Live (2021-09-30). Wednesday 10/20: Understanding Police Misconduct Records with 'On Our Watch'. indybay.org The Commons, KQED Headquarters | 2601 Mariposa Street | San Francisco, CA 94110…

Julia Rock (2021-09-30). Sanders to House Progressives: Hold Strong or Senate Will Tank Biden's Agenda. zcomm.org Dozens of Progressive Caucus members remain steadfastly opposed to a bipartisan infrastructure bill unless paired with a more expansive reconciliation package…

teleSUR -him, JL (2021-09-30). Fuerza Especial pide capturar a exministro de facto boliviano. telesurtv.net La orden de aprehensión se sustenta en la ausencia del exministro de facto, José Luis Parada a prestar declaración por el caso FMI.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-30). Flu vaccine appointments across Southeast Minnesota. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org OWATONNA, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Health System will offer flu vaccination appointments to patients 6 months and older across Southeast Minnesota, starting Oct. 18. Patients can self-schedule a flu vaccination appointment through Patient Online Services or the Mayo Clinic App. Patients will be able to schedule an appointment by phone, beginning Oct. 4. Self-scheduling flu vaccine appointments is recommended, as this prevents wait times on the phone and preserves resources for COVID-19 care. Now more…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-30). Mayo Clinic Minute: When spine surgery is the answer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Having a back injury can put a person's life on hold. While most people can find relief through nonsurgical methods like physical therapy, steroid injections and medication management, some patients, including those with spine disorders, may need surgical intervention.Dr. Matthew Neal, a Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon who specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery, says each patient's situation is unique. That's why what happens before surgery can be as important as what happens in the operating room….

sputniknews (2021-09-30). Biden Administration to Issue New Memo to Terminate Trump-Era Remain in Mexico Policy. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said in a press release it will issue a new memorandum to terminate the Trump-era Migrant Protection Protocols after a Texas judge ordered the federal government to reinstate the rule, which required asylum-seeking migrants to stay in Mexico while awaiting court proceedings.

Rodolfo Bueno (2021-09-30). Al fin, Estados Unidos superó a Ecuador. globalizacion.ca El historial político del Ecuador siempre fue anecdótico, por decirlo en términos benignos, o cantinflesco, en términos peyorativos; para muestra basta un botón. En 1960, el Dr. José María Velasco Ibarra no sólo que ganó la elección presidencial sino que…

ecns.cn (2021-09-30). UN event reveals the real Xinjiang. ecns.cn A virtual event Wednesday at the United Nations introduced the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region's natural beauty and development achievements to the outside world.

UCSC Institute of the Arts, Sciences (2021-09-30). Tuesday 10/5: Assuming the Ecosexual Position: The Earth as Lover. indybay.org Online – FREE…

Sam Wainwright (2021-09-30). AUKUS: Morrison's 'shared values' spell destruction. greenleft.org.au AUKUS represents a deliberate and dangerous escalation of the United States-led confrontation with China, which Australia should reject, argues Sam Wainwright.

Mimi Nguyen Ly (2021-09-30). United Airlines Set to Terminate 593 Workers for Refusing COVID-19 Vaccine. globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-30). COVID Queries: Delta breakthrough infections. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Q: Even people who have been vaccinated are getting sick with the delta variant, so why should I bother getting the shot? A: COVID-19 vaccines remain the best defense against COVID-19. By and large, it's the patients who have not been vaccinated who are getting the most severe disease from the delta variant. "There isn't a vaccine that is 100% effective at preventing illness," says Martin Herrmann, M.D., medical director of Mayo Clinic Health System…

Shane Pemmelaar (2021-09-30). Victoria Police use of anti-riot weapons condemned. greenleft.org.au Criticism of the Victorian Police's use of non-lethal weapons against anti-vax and anti-lockdown protesters is growing, reports Shane Pemmelaar.

Michael Welch (2021-09-30). Still Unreconciled in Canada: A Century of Residential School Horrors. globalresearch.ca September 30, 2021 has been declared by the Canadian Government as The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, | This Global Research News Hour (GNNH) report hosted by Michael Welch on the "undocumented deaths' of First Nations Children was first …

scorinoco (2021-09-30). Borders, Blackness, and Empire. orinocotribune.com By Jemima Pierre — Sep 22, 2021 | It took two days. It took two days for the United States government to deport more than 6,000 asylum seekers to Haiti. Almost 15,000 people, all presumably Haitian, have been encamped on the banks of the Rio Grande River between Del Rio, Texas and Ciudad Acuña, Mexico. On September 18, the mainstream media of the US proclaimed a border "crisis" with "Haitian migrants" flooding the border; by September 20, the Biden administration moved to get rid of them, deploying hundreds of Homeland Security agents, supported by both the US Coast Guard and the Department of Defense. "This…

sputniknews (2021-09-30). Finnish Arm of Extinction Rebellion Begins 10-Day Protest by Blocking Helsinki's Main Artery. sputniknews.com Last year, a similar protest was broken up by the police in a matter of several hours, who used pepper spray to disperse the crowd.

teleSUR -him, JL (2021-09-30). Pdte. de Ecuador dicta estado de excepción a sistema carcelario. telesurtv.net Lasso declaró el estado de excepción por 60 días e instó a todos los entes policiales a tomar acciones en favor de reestablecer el orden en las penitenciarías.

Anonymous669 (2021-09-30). Drone Strike Hit Iranian-Backed Forces In Syria's Deir Ezzor: Monitoring Group. southfront.org Illustrative image. | Late on September 30, a drone strike hit a position of Iranian-backed forces in the southern countryside of Deir Ezzor in eastern Syria, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR). | "According to information obtained by the activists of the Syrian Observatory, the drone flew over the area at sunset today and targeted, with at least two missiles, the al-Kutf area near the town of al-Bukamal," the London-based monitoring group said in a report. | The SOHR added that Iranian-backed forces…

Kenn Orphan (2021-09-30). A Time of Plague in an Era of Corruption, Mistrust and Irrationality. counterpunch.org Over the past couple years of this pandemic, it has been breathtaking to see the depth of the rabbit hole so many have fallen into. And that many of them purport to be on the left is both fascinating and terrifying. For far too many people, masks requirements, vaccine mandates or any kind of public

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-30). NATO chief, Blinken, Pfizer CEO receive rewards for "investing in the next generation of Atlanticists" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATO Secretary General receives CEPA 2021 Transatlantic Leadership Award NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg received the Center for European Policy Analysis' (CEPA) 2021 Transatlantic Leadership Award on Wednesday (29 September 2021), given in recognition of his "tireless dedication to advancing our common values and investing in the next generation of Atlanticists". **** [T]he Secretary General …

Leon Kunstenaar (2021-09-30). Animal Liberation March to End Animal Suffering and Exploitation. indybay.org From Dolores Park to City Hall with a die-in at Whole Foods, a march organized by DxE, Direct Action Everywhere…

CIIS Public Programs (2021-09-30). Wednesday 10/20: An Evening with Alicia Garza. indybay.org

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-30). Mayo Clinic Healthcare and Bupa UK Insurance announce new agreement. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic Healthcare, the London facility of acclaimed healthcare provider Mayo Clinic, and Bupa, the UK's leading health insurer, have announced a new two-year agreement to deliver care to Bupa's customers. Mayo Clinic Healthcare, 15 Portland Place, London The agreement enables Bupa's UK health insurance customers to access care at Mayo Clinic Healthcare, including consultations, diagnostics, endoscopy, MRI and CT services at the clinic in Portland Place, London. Mayo Clinic Healthcare also provides a secondary…

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2021-09-30). Covid-19 "Vaccine": How the Spike Protein Hurts the Heart. globalresearch.ca

Stephanie Midler (2021-09-30). Friday 10/1: Uhuru Furniture Warehouse Sale. indybay.org Akwaaba Hall, 7911 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, CA…

Anand Naidoo (2021-09-30). The Heat: interview with presidents of Sierra Leone and UNGA. america.cgtn.com Sierra Leone calls for a renewed commitment to fight climate change. And the incoming president of the United Nations General Assembly talks to us about challenges facing the world today.

Tom Engelhardt (2021-09-30). Tomgram: Andrew Bacevich, So Long, CENTCOM, and Good Riddance! warisacrime.org This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here. Forget old hot wars or even new cold ones — the weather's clearly changing. In fact, according to a new study, in my neck of the woods, the U.S. coastal northeast, it's already warmed up not just beyond …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-30). Science Saturday: A fountain of youth for aging muscles. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Regenerative medicine could hold the keys to rejuvenating older muscles, and research supporting that will be featured at the Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery. Preclinical research by Helen Blau, Ph.D., Stanford University School of Medicine, discovered a protein that triggers muscle loss and a way to block it to restore youthful muscle strength. Dr. Blau, director of the Baxter Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology at Stanford University School of Medicine, will present her research in a virtual…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-30). Mayo Clinic Minute: Are plant-based burgers better for you? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Plant-based burgers have soared in popularity over the past couple of years. Are these meat alternatives healthier for you than the real thing? Introducing more plant-based foods in your diet is a good thing, says Katherine Zeratsky, a Mayo Clinic registered dietitian nutritionist, but pay attention to the ingredients. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute. youtu.be/9cBAjhTIg-g Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 58) is in the downloads at the end of…

Yifat Susskind (2021-09-30). Three Lessons to Chart a Path Forward in Solidarity With Afghan Women. zcomm.org This time we can stand with Afghan women on their own terms, by asking them what they want and working hand-in-hand with them to support their leadership and meet their communities' needs…

Gary Sands (2021-09-30). Mixed reviews of Xi's promise on coal power plants. asiatimes.com Addressing the 76th United Nations General Assembly on September 21, Chinese President Xi Jinping declared that China "will not build new coal-fired power projects abroad," thereby signaling a move by the world's second-largest economy toward helping reduce carbon emissions. Xi also pledged that China would hit peak carbon emissions by 2030 and become carbon-neutral by 2060, targets …

KQED Live (2021-09-30). Friday 10/1: Shirley Weber & Jerry Brown on Securing the Vote. indybay.org The Commons, KQED Headquarters | 2601 Mariposa Street | San Francisco, CA 94110…

Jon Letman (2021-09-30). Support for Nuclear Ban Treaty Is Rising. zcomm.org Nuclear Nations Are on the Defensive…

Safe & Sound (2021-09-30). Thursday 9/30: Safe & Sound's 2021 Blue Ribbon Virtual Event. indybay.org Virtual Gala…

Ben Norton (2021-09-30). Congreso de Estados Unidos lanza nueva fase de ataques económicos y guerra híbrida contra el Gobierno de Nicaragua. globalizacion.ca El Congreso de los Estados Unidos invitó a los estrategas neoconservadores de cambio de régimen a discutir la próxima etapa de la guerra híbrida en el gobierno sandinista de Nicaragua, que probablemente involucrará la creación de un bloqueo económico, negándose…

Daniel Campione (2021-09-30). Argentina — Gobierno "renovado": øMucho más de lo mismo? globalizacion.ca El nuevo gabinete está instalado y en movimiento, ni su ostentosa hiperactividad ni su pretensión de eficacia parece equivaler a una preocupación sincera por los intereses populares tan golpeados por la crisis en curso. | Instalados en sus cargos los nuevos…

City of Santa Cruz (2021-09-30). Wednesday 10/6: Rail Trail Segments 8 and 9 EIR Scoping Meeting and Opportunity for Input. indybay.org Webinar Link: rrmdesign.zoom.us/j/87554617851 | Webinar ID: 875 5461 7851 | Call-in options via telephone: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 408 638 0968…

KQED Live (2021-09-30). Friday 10/15: 'Dear Homeland' with Diana Gameros. indybay.org The Commons, KQED Headquarters | 2601 Mariposa Street | San Francisco, CA 94110…

Leon Kunstenaar (2021-09-30). Haitians Protest Deportation of Asylum Seekers. indybay.org Hatian refugees chased by Texans on horses and deported without due process…

William Pesek (2021-09-30). US default is global economy's ticking time bomb. asiatimes.com TOKYO — In July, Fitch Ratings analyst Charles Seville put out a rather perfunctory report on how the US Congress might handle America's credit rating. Like most, he assumed lawmakers would be prudent. He spelled out, though, what might transpire if Republicans acted as irresponsibly as they did in 2011, back when Standard & Poor's …

Anonymous007 (2021-09-30). Military Situation In Syria On September 30, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 30, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 4 times: 3 — in Idlib province, 1 — in Aleppo province | On September 30, the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with Russian President, Vladimir Putin in Sochi | On September 29, Russian Military Police carried out a patrol near the town of Malekiyah | On September 29, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in Fatirah village…

Anonymous765 (2021-09-30). Greater Idlib Moving Towards A Cliff After Failed Putin Erdogan Meeting. southfront.org | DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : | BITCOIN: bc1qv7k70u2zynvem59u88ctdlaw7hc735d8xep9rq : | BITCOIN CASH: qzjv8h…

Markela Panegyres (2021-09-30). Morrison must face the music at COP26. greenleft.org.au Climate action has never been a priority for Scott Morrison. He'd rather conspire with imperialist powers against China than face the music at COP26. Markela Panegyres reports.

Staff (2021-09-30). CDC issues 'urgent' advisory calling on 'pregnant people' to take Covid jabs, citing spike in deaths & pregnancy complications. rt.com The US' top health agency has issued an "urgent" alert imploring "pregnant people" to receive a Covid-19 vaccine, pointing to a recent record surge in deaths among those with child and possible birth defects linked to the virus. | A Wednesday

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2021-09-30). The Great Reset Is Accelerating into Global Tyranny. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous669 (2021-09-30). Hezbollah Shot Down Never-Seen-Before Israeli Drone Over South Lebanon (Photos). southfront.org A Hezbollah fighter stands at a watch tower at Juroud Arsal, the Syria-Lebanon border. Photo: REUTERS | On September 30, Hezbollah announced that its fighters had shot down an Israeli drone over its heartland, South Lebanon. | In a statement, Hezbollah said that the drone was targeted with "suitable weapons" while it was flying over Maryamen valley near the town of Yater. | The Lebanese group shared photos of the small drone that was clearly made up of commercially-available parts. The drone is powered by five elec…

Anonymous103 (2021-09-30). France Threatens Sanctions And Electricity Cuts Against UK As Post-Brexit Tensions Increase. southfront.org Illustrative ImageBoris Johnson ran on the platform of Brexit but now needs the EU to solve the fuel crisis. | Written by Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst | The French want to continue fishing near the British islands of Jersey and Guernsey in the English Channel, but their licenses expired this week and British authorities refused to renew the majority of them. This fishing saga, and the French threats to cut electricity cables supplying the two British islands, has been ongoing since the economic agreement governing relations between the EU and the UK after Brexit were signed in January. | A…

Li Wang (2021-09-30). The White House is seeking to strengthen the intelligence capabilities assigned to China. indybay.org Recently, media has got the information that the US administration is working on the issue of creating a special center on China in the Central Intelligence Agency.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-30). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Children and storm anxiety. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 6-year-old son becomes anxious and agitated whenever it storms. I have noticed that this behavior has become more frequent since we had to evacuate last year for a few days due to a pending hurricane. What can I do to help my child overcome his fear of storms? He is always asking about the weather whenever we leave the house, and if the sky darkens, he asks if we need to take…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-30). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Accurate diagnosis is key to treating lymphoma. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system, which is part of the body's germ-fighting network. The lymphatic system includes the lymph nodes or glands, the spleen, the thymus gland, and bone marrow. While many types of lymphoma exist, the main subtypes are Hodgkin's lymphoma and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Knowing exactly which type of lymphoma you have is key to developing an effective treatment plan. "The main problem with lymphoma is accurate diagnosis," says Dr. Jose…

Staff (2021-09-30). Olympic gold medalist pleads guilty to felony obstruction charge stemming from his role in US Capitol riot. rt.com Klete Keller, the former Olympic swimming champion who was arrested in January for participating in the US Capitol riot, faces upward of two years in prison after pleading guilty to a felony. | Keller

Oakland Privacy (2021-09-30). Wednesday 10/20: Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State. indybay.org WE WILL PROBABLY CONTINUE TO MEET VIA ZOOM CONFERENCE CALL. (WE CAN HOPE TO BE MEETING IN PERSON IN AS WE DID IN JULY, BUT WE'LL HAVE TO WAIT AND SEE) | EMAIL CONTACT@OAKLANDPRIVACY.ORG A FEW DAYS BEFORE THE MEETING TO RECEIVE UP-TO-DATE INFO AND/OR ZOOM CONTACT INFO.

Ragip Soylu (2021-09-30). Turkey to work with Russia on space, submarines and warships, says Erdogan. middleeasteye.net Turkey to work with Russia on space, submarines and warships, says Erdogan | Cornered by Russia in Idlib, the Turkish president appears to be trying to woo Vladimir Putin with potential defence deals | Thu, 09/30/2021 – 09: 54 | Erdogan also reiterated that Turkey will not change its plans to purchase a second round of Russia's missile defense system (AFP) | Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has sai…

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