Daily Archives: September 1, 2021

2021-09-01: News Headlines

David Rosen (2021-09-01). U.S. Wars, Endless Wars: Will They Ever End? counterpunch.org The war in Afghanistan is finally over. After 20 long years of a false war against alleged "terrorism," the U.S.'s bloated and inept military-intelligence fortress failed yet again. Sadly, this defeat is but the latest in a nearly three-quarters-of-a-century quagmire of military defeats, stalemates and false victories. How long will this go on? Pres. Dwight

David Swanson (2021-09-01). Talk World Radio: Afghanistan: And Stay Out. warisacrime.org Talk World Radio is recorded as audio and video on Riverside.fm. Here is this week's video and all the videos on Youtube. This week on Talk World Radio: Better late and diastrously than never. It's never too soon to end a war, even if you don't really end it, tell lots of lies about it, …

David Bacon (2021-09-01). At the End of this Hated War, We Need Truth. zcomm.org The U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan should force a reckoning with a long history of military intervention…

_____ (2021-09-01). Afghanistan: A Tragically Stupid War Comes to a Tragic End. strategic-culture.org By Ron PAUL | Sunday's news reports that the Biden Administration mistakenly killed nine members of one Afghan family, including six children, in "retaliation" for last week's suicide attack which killed 13 US servicemembers, is a sad and sick epitaph on the 20 year Afghanistan war. | Promising to "get tough" on ISIS, which suddenly re-emerged to take responsibility for the suicide attack, the most expensive military and intelligence apparatus on earth appears to have gotten it wrong. Again. | Interventionists love to pretend they care about girls and women in Afghanistan, but it is in reality a desperate attempt…

DLI (2021-09-01). Biden's "defiant" speech covered up Imperialist lies & shows the Empire's Cluelessness. indybay.org In his latest speech to the nation, White House Occupier Joe Biden defiantly defended the $6+ Trillion US Imperial mission in Afghanistan as "accomplished"! Without a single mention of the hundreds of Billions of bloodied war profits made by US arms peddlers like Raytheon, Boeing, Lockheed Martin et al, Joe Biden also lied about defeating al Qaeda. His convenient memory loss evidently couldn't recall that it was billions of US aid to Usama binLaden in the 1980s that spawned the al Qaeda network, and US Special Forces assassins didn't apprehend UBL for a trial back in 2010, but instead shot dead an invalid ex-CIA…

Kathy Kelly (2021-09-01). What the U.S. Owes After Decades of War. zcomm.org As the United States ends its military presence in Afghanistan after 20 years of occupation and war, the Costs of War Project estimates it spent over $2.2 trillion…

Thom Hartmann (2021-09-01). Afghanistan: The "Big" Media's Question Today Is Wrong & Dangerous. zcomm.org Bush & Cheney have gotten away with lying us into two wars & wildly enriching their friends; meanwhile, more people are dead & the media won't even ask the right questions. Will we ever learn?

sputniknews (2021-09-01). US Completes Afghanistan Withdrawal; Bipartisan Support for Increased War Budget. sputniknews.com The last US plane took off from Kabul Airport one minute before midnight on August 30th as the end of the Afghanistan occupation was completed.

_____ (2021-09-01). Blowback: Taliban Target U.S. Intel's Shadow Army. strategic-culture.org The Kabul Airport bombing shows there are shadowy forces in Afghanistan, willing to disrupt a peaceful transition after US troops leave. But what about US intel's own 'shadow army,' amassed over two decades of occupation? Who are they, and what is their agenda? | By Pepe ESCOBAR | So we have the CIA Director William Burns deploying in haste to Kabul to solicit an audience with Taliban leader Abdul Ghani Baradar, the new potential ruler of a former satrapy. And he literally begs him to extend a deadline on the evacuation of US assets. | The answer is a resounding "no." After all, the 31 August deadline was establi…

Norman Solomon (2021-09-01). Biden's Revenge: Fueling 'Madness of Militarism' in Afghanistan. zcomm.org Revenge cycles have no end, and they've continued to power endless U.S. warfare — as a kind of perpetual emotion machine — in the name of opposing terrorism…

Anonymous103 (2021-09-01). Biden Defends Afghanistan Airlift As "Extraordinary Success", Commits To Helping Those Left Behind. southfront.org Illustrative Image | Originally published on Update (1540ET): Late into the speech, Biden addressed critics who ask why the US couldn't have started the evacuation sooner. Biden insisted, with no evidence to back it up, that no matter when the evacuation started, there still would have been a "rush to the airport." | And while Biden waxes poetic about the Bin Laden raid, it's important to remember that…

Sue Bolton (2021-09-01). Make Afghanistan the war to end all imperialist invasions. greenleft.org.au The quick collapse of the puppet government in Afghanistan and its army should not come as a surprise given the imperialists' criminal record. Sue Bolton argues that Australia's war criminals need to be held accountable.

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2021-09-01). Droning Disasters: A US Strike on Kabul. globalresearch.ca

sputniknews (2021-09-01). Putin: America's 20-Year Presence in Afghanistan Only Led to Tragedies. sputniknews.com

Staff (2021-09-01). Headlines for September 1, 2021. democracynow.org Biden Defends U.S. Withdrawal from Afghanistan, Signals End to U.S. Nation-Building Through War, Louisiana Gov. Tells Hurricane Ida Evacuees "Do Not Return" Amid Power Outages, Lack of Services, Texas Enacts Near Total Ban on Abortions, the Most Draconian Anti-Choice Law in the Country, Texas Legislature Passes Voter Suppression Bill, Sending Measure to Governor's Desk, Pennsylvania, New York Announce New Measures to Curb COVID Transmission in Schools, NYC Housing Advocates Call for Extension of Eviction Moratorium, EU Vaccinates 70% of Adults; Israel Rolls Out Booster Shots; Filipino Health Workers Protest Gov't…

Jaisal Noor (2021-09-01). 25,000 Baltimore families face eviction after SCOTUS moratorium ruling. zcomm.org Housing advocates want Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan to extend the state's eviction moratorium until infrastructure is in place to distribute hundreds of millions of dollars in rental assistance that has failed to make it to those in need…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-01). After Supreme Court ruling, a tsunami of evictions is set overwhelm US. peoplesdispatch.org Following a Supreme Court ruling that ended the moratorium, evictions are resuming in the United States. Eugene Puryear talks about the impact of this judgement on millions who might face a housing crisis even as the pandemic continues to rage on…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-01). Haiti's Debt of Independence. libya360.wordpress.com Yves Engler In the vast history of imperialist exploitation few episodes match the depravity of Haiti's debt of independence. Military blackmail of a small country by a superpower, prioritizing "property rights" over human rights, racial capitalism, a sellout "light skinned" local bourgeoise and the way our past haunts the present are all part of the…

Staff (2021-09-01). Groups Demand Biden Halt Deportations as Haiti Reels from Earthquake, Storm & MoàØse Assassination. democracynow.org As Haitians cope with the devastating aftermath of a 7.2 magnitude earthquake, Tropical Storm Grace and the assassination of President Jovenel MoàØse in July, a coalition of over 300 rights groups is denouncing the Biden administration's ongoing deportations to Haiti and urging it to expand temporary protected status. "How do you tell somebody not to come when they are dealing not only with man-made crisis, political crisis and violence, and on top of it dealing with natural disasters?" asks Guerline Jozef, co-founder and executive director of Haitian Bridge Alliance.

Staff (2021-09-01). Groups Demand Biden Halt Deportations as Haiti Reels From Multiple Crises. truthout.org As Haitians cope with the devastating aftermath of a 7.2 magnitude earthquake, Tropical Storm Grace and the assassination of President Jovenel MoàØse in July, a coalition of over 300 rights groups is denouncing the Biden administration's ongoing deportations to Haiti and urging it to expand temporary protected status. "How do you tell somebody not to come when they are dealing not only with man-made crisis, political crisis and violence, and on top of it dealing with natural disasters?" asks…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-01). Russian Warplanes Conducted Over 500 Airstrikes On Central Syria In August: Monitoring Group. southfront.org Russian Su-25 attack aircraft take off from the Khmeimim airbase in Syria © Dmitriy Vinogradov / Sputnik | On September 1, seven warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) carried out more than 25 airstrikes on ISIS cells in Syria's vast central region. | According to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), the airstrikes hit fortified hideouts of the terrorist group in the Hama-Aleppo-Raqqa triangle. In the last few months, the group's cells carried out several attacks in the area. | The VKS h…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-01). France Deployed MAMBA Air-Defense System In Jordanian Air Base (Photos). southfront.org File image. | On September 1, the French Ministry of Armed Forces announced that it had deployed an air-defense detachment armed with a SAMP/T MAMBA medium-range system in a "temporary air base" in Jordan in the framework of Opération Chammal. | Launched on 19 September 2014, Opération Chammal represents France's contribution to the US-led Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) against ISIS in Syria and Iraq. | In a statement, the French ministry said that this is the first time the MAMBA air-defense system was deployed outside F…

Tamara Nassar (2021-09-01). Palestinian baby about to be born in Israeli prison. electronicintifada.net Israel refuses to let family members be with Anhar al-Deek when she gives birth.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-01). Israeli forces shoot dead a Palestinian. peoplesdispatch.org The Palestinian man who was newskilled was identified as 39-year-old Ra'ed Jadallah. Israeli army soldiers attacked him while he and other Palestinian workers who work in Israel tried to cross the Israeli apartheid wall to go back home…

Staff (2021-09-01). US economic war on Cuba continues, even after war in Afghanistan ends. therealnews.com As the 20-year war in Afghanistan officially came to an end, President Joe Biden justified US military withdrawal in an

Editor2 (2021-09-01). Should the Cuban Revolution Hold on to Power? Part 2: Demanding the Impossible: Left 'Criticisms' of Cuba. orinocotribune.com By Sam King — Aug 27, 2021 | The lightning speed of the organisers and signatories to the Frank García petition campaign, as well as the speed and assuredness of the statements and positions of the anti-Cuba socialists more generally, indicates that what drives them is not so much the events on July 11 or its aftermath — about which the leaders of this push did not stop to check the

A Guest Author (2021-09-01). A defense of Cuba from the Argentine left. workers.org By Mario Hernández / Claudio Katz This Aug. 25 interview with Claudio Katz, Argentine member of Left Economists and political analyst, was published in lahaine.org and translated by Michael Otto. Mario Hernández: A few days ago you wrote "Cuba tips the balance in Latin America." (lahaine.org/eB8H) Claudio Katz: The starting . . . |

Staff (2021-09-01). "Disaster for Me and My Children": Afghan Doctor Describes Escape from Kabul After Taliban Takeover. democracynow.org Afghan doctor Wais Aria describes how he fled Afghanistan with his family after the Taliban takeover, packing up his wife and four children and trying for days to leave from the Kabul airport, where he was beaten by the Taliban. They managed to catch a flight out of the country Thursday and arrived in the U.S. on Saturday. "It was a disaster for me and my children," says Aria, now in Alexandria, Virginia.

Medea Benjamin (2021-09-01). Afghan crisis must end the US' empire of war, corruption, and poverty. peoplesdispatch.org The United States spent $2.26 trillion on its war in Afghanistan and about $1.5 trillion, went to military spending to maintain the US military occupation…

Staff (2021-09-01). Post-9/11 militarization has cost $21 trillion—here's where that money could have gone. therealnews.com As the US occupation of Afghanistan comes to end, Americans are just beginning to come to terms with the cost of 20 years of war. A new report titled

Bharat Tangellamudi (2021-09-01). How the United States Lost Nothing in Afghanistan. towardfreedom.org The lifting of sanctions, crucial for the Taliban if they hope to avoid famines and take the first step towards official diplomatic recognition, looks as though it will happen slowly at the whim of U.S. President Joe Biden. Indeed, the future of Afghanistan looks like it will be made on the United States' terms.

Gareth Porter (2021-09-01). Afghanistan Collapse Reveals Beltway Media's Loyalty to Permanent War State. globalresearch.ca

Scott Lucas (2021-09-01). ISIS-K violence could force the West into alliance with Taliban. asiatimes.com The decades-long conflict in Afghanistan was always far more than a simple case of the Taliban versus the Afghan government, or a US-led "war on terror." This is because Afghanistan is not a single country in the sense of a legitimate system accepted by the vast majority. Beyond the capital Kabul, it is more a …

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-01). Nearly 33,000 children have been killed or maimed in Afghanistan since 2005. peoplesdispatch.org According to Save the Children, the actual number of children killed in Afghanistan in the last two decades is likely to be much higher as the data does not include victims of starvation, disease and poverty…

_____ (2021-09-01). Afghan Crisis Must End US's Empire Of War, Corruption And Poverty. popularresistance.org Americans have been shocked by videos of thousands of Afghans risking their lives to flee the Taliban's return to power in their country – and then by an Islamic State suicide bombing and ensuing massacre by U.S. forces that together killed at least 170 people, including 13 U.S. troops. | Even as UN agencies warn of an impending humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, the U.S. Treasury has frozen nearly all of the Afghan Central Bank's $9.4 billion in foreign currency reserves, depriving the new government of funds that it will desperately need in the coming months to feed its people and provide basic services. | Und…

RobertAlvarez (2021-09-01). Biden Defends Ending "Forever War" in Afghanistan and Criticizes Using War as Tool for Nation-Building. ips-dc.org Phyllis Bennis joins Democracy Now! to discuss the latest news on Afghanistan, including Biden's speech about ending the war there, and where the U.S. military will turn its attention next.

Peter Certo (2021-09-01). In OtherWords: September 1, 2021. otherwords.org This week, President Biden again forcefully defended his decision to end "the forever war" in Afghanistan. | Law graduate and politics professor Farrah Hassen agrees — and says it's time to end "the forever prison" too. This week in OtherWords, she calls on the Biden administration to shut down the nearly 20 year old extrajudicial prison at Guantanamo Bay that's been a stain on America's reputation ever since it opened. | Meanwhile, as Congress continues to debate how to pay for a potential $3.5 trillion federal jobs and infrastructure package, tax attorney Bob Lord has a great idea: Tax the top seven U.S.

Clive Stafford Smith (2021-09-01). What Did the US Get Wrong About Afghanistan? globalresearch.ca

Finian Cunningham (2021-09-01). What Next After US Defeat? dissidentvoice.org There may no longer be US military boots on the ground in Afghanistan, but there are still plenty of Afghan boots that Washington can mobilize to destabilize the country and, more importantly, the region. Already there are tribal leaders in the Panjshir province declaring the beginning of anti-Taliban resistance. One of them, Ahmad Massoud, the …

Jake Johnson (2021-09-01). US Drone Attack Kills at Least 10 Afghan Civilians—Including 6 Children. globalresearch.ca

TASS (2021-09-01). Clashes between resistance fighters, Taliban raging on in three Afghan provinces — media. tass.com At the moment, the number of casualties after the clashes is unknown…

Staff (2021-09-01). Biden's Defense of Afghanistan Withdrawal Had a Side-Serving of Pro-War Rhetoric. truthout.org On Tuesday, an American president Twenty years of sacrifice beyond comprehension, tens of thousands of civilian and military lives lost, including the scores laid low by the Kabul airpor…

Staff (2021-09-01). Biden Oil Envoy Advised Emirati Gas Firm, Owns Stock in Questionable Companies. truthout.org This article was produced by As the Biden administration faces its biggest foreign policy debacle so far in the Afghanistan withdrawal, one recent addition to the State Department has been abl…

Yasmeen Afghan (2021-09-01). Kabul Diaries Part 4: 'Every knock at the door sinks my heart. I feel they have come to kill me'. greenleft.org.au The daily Jeddojehad (Struggle), a left-wing online Urdu-language paper is posting reports from Kabul. Filed by Yasmeen Afghan (not the author's real name), these reports depict picture from inside Kabul and cover what is often ignored in the mainstream media.

Catherine (2021-09-01). War on Afghanistan: The Most Expensive Mass Murder in History. indybay.org The war on Afghanistan was the most expensive mass murder in history. About US$2.3 trillion of the US taxpayers' money was spent killing 230,000 people–$10 million for each civilian, military personnel, soldier of fortune. Who profits from major disasters, wars, pandemics?>

William rivers Pitt (2021-09-01). Don't Listen to Panetta and Bolton. The US Must Stay Out of Afghanistan. zcomm.org Twenty years, thousands of lives and trillions of dollars later, these people still think flapping "Our work is not done" remains a viable argument for the Forever War…

Jacob G. Hornberger (2021-09-01). An Old Soldier's Denial on Afghanistan. counterpunch.org In a letter to the Los Angeles Times regarding the Afghanistan debacle, Stephen Sloane, a retired captain in the U.S. Navy who served in the Vietnam War, is a perfect demonstration of how so many people, especially in the military, live lives of denial when it comes to foreign interventionism. Addressing Marines who served in

Labor Video Project (2021-09-01). George Bush, Obama, Trump & Biden, You Have Blood On Your Hands-Afghani's Rally & March In. indybay.org Hundreds of Afghani's rallied in San Francisco to demand the entry of Afghanistan's under threat. Many were angry with Biden, Trump, Obama and George Bush.

Yasmeen Afghan (2021-09-01). Kabul Diaries Part 2: 'Silence in Kabul scarier than bomb blasts'. greenleft.org.au The daily Jeddojehad (Struggle), a left-wing online Urdu-language paper is posting reports from Kabul. Filed by Yasmeen Afghan (not the author's real name), these reports depict picture from inside Kabul and cover what is often ignored in the mainstream media.

Yasmeen Afghan (2021-09-01). Kabul Diaries Part 5: Before the Taliban Occupation — Anecdotes from Kabul University. greenleft.org.au The daily Jeddojehad (Struggle), a left-wing online Urdu-language paper is posting reports from Kabul. Filed by Yasmeen Afghan (not the author's real name), these reports depict picture from inside Kabul and cover what is often ignored in the mainstream media.

Chris Slee (2021-09-01). Online rally calls for more Afghan refugees and permanent visas. greenleft.org.au A large zoom rally called for more Afghan refugees to be accepted and for permanent visas for refugees living here. Chris Slee reports.

Anonymous007 (2021-09-01). Russia Concerned ISIS, Other Terrorist Organizations' Members Will Infiltrate From Afghanistan. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Russian Foreign Ministry said that does not rule out that ISIS and other terrorist organizations' militants will cross the borders of states adjacent to Afghanistan, including under the guise of refugees, deputy head of the department Igor Morgulov said."The threat from the territory of Afghanistan still remains. <...> It is unlikely that under the current conditions the ISIS will lay down their arms and abandon the idea of building a world caliphate," he said. | On August 26, an explo…

Staff (2021-09-01). Biden Defends Ending "Forever War" in Afghanistan & Criticizes Using War as Tool for Nation-Building. democracynow.org President Joe Biden has forcefully defended his decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan, describing the removal of U.S. forces as an "extraordinary success." He noted in a speech Tuesday that the U.S. helped more than 120,000 people flee Afghanistan since the Taliban seized power, and called for a new era in foreign policy. Phyllis Bennis, a fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, says Biden's speech was honest about the costs of war and the need to get out, but she says it's "clearly not true" that the U.S. is winding down the war on terror. "The U.S. is still waging war in a host of other countrie…

Yasmeen Afghan (2021-09-01). Kabul Diaries Part 8: Kabul is a spooky town now. greenleft.org.au The daily Jeddojehad (Struggle), a left-wing online Urdu-language paper is posting reports from Kabul. Filed by Yasmeen Afghan (not the author's real name), these reports depict picture from inside Kabul and cover what is often ignored in the mainstream media.

Anonymous103 (2021-09-01). Panjshir Resistance Willing To Negotiate With The Taliban. southfront.org Illustrative ImageAhmad Massoud will not receive international support and conciliation with the enemy is the only path to peace. | Written by Lucas Leiroz, research fellow in international law at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. | As Taliban control of Afghanistan expands, Panjshir remains the country's only resistance zone. However, it is not known how long this situation will last, as there are indications that the resistance's main leaders plan to renounce if there is an…

John Pilger (2021-09-01). The Great Game of Smashing Countries. orinocotribune.com By John Pilger — Aug 25, 2021 | As a tsunami of crocodile tears engulfs Western politicians, history is suppressed. More than a generation ago, Afghanistan won its freedom, which the United States, Britain and their "allies" destroyed. | In 1978, a liberation movement led by the People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan (PDPA) overthrew the dictatorship of Mohammad Dawd, the cousin of King Zahir Shar. It was an immensely popular revolution that took the British and Americans by surprise. | Foreign journalists in Kabul, reported the New York Times, were surprised to find that "nearly every Afghan they intervie…

_____ (2021-09-01). Afghanistan: Same, Same; Again, Again. strategic-culture.org The difference between the U.S. performances in Vietnam and Afghanistan is that in the first, the vehicles were painted green and in the second, sand. | The lesson of Afghanistan is not that the US is washed up as a great power. The lesson is that the US is such a great power, militarily and economically, that it is continually tempted to try hopeless things that nobody else on earth — including China — would ever attempt. | Don't believe what you're…

Yasmeen Afghan (2021-09-01). Kabul Diaries Part 3: 'Instead of granting amnesty, Taliban should instead ask us for amnesty'. greenleft.org.au The daily Jeddojehad (Struggle), a left-wing online Urdu-language paper is posting reports from Kabul. Filed by Yasmeen Afghan (not the author's real name), these reports depict picture from inside Kabul and cover what is often ignored in the mainstream media.

Leon Kunstenaar (2021-09-01). San Francisco's Afghan Community Protests Their Country's Trauma. indybay.org Afghan flags fill Market Street as thousands rally and march to Union Square…

Dave DeCamp (2021-09-01). Biden Cites 'Serious Competition With China' as a Reason to Leave Afghanistan. news.antiwar.com

Yasmeen Afghan (2021-09-01). Kabul Diaries Part 1: 'Anger, fear, helplessness'. greenleft.org.au The daily Jeddojehad (Struggle), a left-wing online Urdu-language paper is posting reports from Kabul. Filed by Yasmeen Afghan (not the author's real name), these reports depict picture from inside Kabul and cover what is often ignored in the mainstream media.

Anonymous103 (2021-09-01). August 15th Fall Of Kabul Is US Empires' Final Moment As Suez Canal Crisis Was UK's. southfront.org Illustrative Image | Written by Simon Ndiritu | Introduction: | If August 2021 will be remembered for anything in history, it will be the US defeat in Afghanistan, as signified by the fall of Kabul or 15th or the departure of the last troops on 31st. The US humiliation and withdrawal is in line with a series of events that have taken place indicating social economic decay in the country. However mainstream geopolitical observers have conveniently ignored or are induced to look the other way. The international media is…

_____ (2021-09-01). Taxing Just 7 Billionaires Could Pay for Third of $3.5 Trillion Spending Package. commondreams.org Biden is right to end the forever war in Afghanistan. Now he needs to close the forever prison that it built.

_____ (2021-09-01). Now That Afghan War Is Over, Close Gitmo—Now. commondreams.org The strong overall support for the landmark package stands in stark contrast with opposition from Republicans and right-wing Democrats.

Anand Naidoo (2021-09-01). The Heat: Afghanistan's new start. america.cgtn.com A new start for Afghanistan after the U.S. brings its 20-year war there to an end. But, what happens next?>

Peter Koenig (2021-09-01). Afghanistan: Drug Trade and Belt and Road. dissidentvoice.org All flags are on half-mast in the US of A. The cause is the 13 American soldiers killed in this huge suicide bombing outside Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul on Thursday, 26 August. As it stands, at least 150 people — Afghans, including at least 30 Taliban, plus 13 American military — were killed …

Yasmeen Afghan (2021-09-01). Kabul Diaries Part 6: One week of Taliban occupation. greenleft.org.au The daily Jeddojehad (Struggle), a left-wing online Urdu-language paper is posting reports from Kabul. Filed by Yasmeen Afghan (not the author's real name), these reports depict picture from inside Kabul and cover what is often ignored in the mainstream media.

Mirinda Crissman (2021-09-01). Texas arrests more migrants, abandons food bank. workers.org The state of Texas continues to be hostile to migrants. The Kinney County Sheriff's Department posted videos Aug. 6 of migrants being magistrated in mass hearings in a parking lot. Credit: Art Twink Magistrate judges are appointed by judges of the district court. They may "dispose" of minor criminal offenses . . . |

Lyn Neeley (2021-09-01). Hazardous heat: Capitalism can't cope. workers.org Bill Stevens died from hyperthermia after falling asleep in his chair on July 2 during Portland's record-breaking temperatures of up to 116 degrees F. He was this writer's cousin. Bill was one of 115 Oregonians who didn't live through the heat. In the same month, temperatures were at historic highs . . . |

WSWS (2021-09-01). Takeover of the automotive supplier Hella by Faurecia: Billions for owners, a declaration of war on workers. wsws.org For the workers of Hella and Faurecia, the orgy of enrichment for the owning families means the prelude to fierce struggles over jobs and wages.

In Defense of Liberation! (2021-09-01). Unite Our Fight on a Class Line! anchor.fm In this episode we discuss why we need to unite all of the struggles within the United States under a class line, and begin waging the class struggle. I hope you enjoy the episode…

Matt Sedlar (2021-09-01). Addressing the Unique Labor Market Challenges of Black Men. cepr.net The best the current American labor market can provide is a huge gap in employment for Black men. The lowest Black unemployment rate on record was in 2019. That was also the year that Black men had the highest unemployment rate of the major race-gender groups. This is not unusual. Black men have had the highest annual unemployment rate consistently for the last 20 years. In 2019, Black men's historically "low" annual unemployment rate was a rate that white men typically experience in the wake of an economic recession. As bad as this may seem for Black men, the unemployment rate does not fully capture the problem…

Jared Hayes (2021-09-01). 'Forever Chemicals' Contamination at Defense Department Sites Threatens Great Lakes Fish and Residents. globalresearch.ca

Dean Baker (2021-09-01). Jerome Powell, the Fed and Regulation. counterpunch.org Most progressives who have been pressuring the Fed to be more supportive of full employment, and less concerned about inflation, would be very happy to see Powell reappointed as Fed chair. He has led the Fed in a complete reversal of its priorities. He shifted it away from its obsession with inflation, which often meant

ecns.cn (2021-09-01). China says it has built the world's largest housing guarantee system. ecns.cn China has built the world's largest housing guarantee system and will keep cracking down on housing speculation, the country's urban planning authorities said on Tuesday.

_____ (2021-09-01). Evo Morales And Social Groups Create 'People's General Staff'. popularresistance.org "The social, union and indigenous organizations decided to form the General Staff of the People for the people as a space to defend the sovereignty and dignity of our democratic and multicultural revolution (…)," Morales announced on Monday after a meeting of leaders, held in Cochabamba in the center of the South American country. | In this sense, the former president stressed that the "Estado Mayor" is made up of "national organizations affiliated and not affiliated to the Central Obrera Boliviana (COB)," including the peasant and indigenous confederations grouped in the Unity Pact, one of the pillars of the r…

Justin J. Pearson (2021-09-01). Everyone Deserves Clean Air and Water — No Matter Their Zip Code. otherwords.org I grew up in a loving family — financially poor, but spiritually rich. My family was blessed with the abundance of having my two strong grandmothers who helped us make it out of poverty. | But when they both died from pollution-related illnesses, I learned that simply having a good, strong family isn't enough. You also need to be born in the right zip code. | My parents were hard-working but very young when they had my four siblings and me. Life was tough, but they never gave up. Inspired by a local pastor in Memphis, they pursued a college education as their ticket out of poverty. | My parents studied hard…

Bob Lord (2021-09-01). Tax the 'Trillion-Dollar Seven'. otherwords.org The collective wealth of the seven wealthiest Americans has now reached nearly $1 trillion. And these seven pay virtually nothing in income tax. | According to That's a group small enough to fit an SUV. | Think about that. Just seven guys now control about $1 trillion in wealth — that's about one-third the $3.5-trilli…

Ariela Ruiz Caro (2021-09-01). Latin America: In Search of Lost Sovereignty. counterpunch.org Two recent events have activated the possibility of relaunching Latin American and Caribbean cooperation and coordination, so neglected during the last five years: Andrés Manuel López Obrador's speech during the meeting of Foreign Ministers during the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States ) and that of the newly appointed Foreign Minister of Peru, Héctor Béjar, during his inauguration at the Torre Tagle Palace in Lima, who recently made a 180-degree turn in Peru's foreign policy.

Scott Owen (2021-09-01). The Nation That Cried Wolf. counterpunch.org It's frightening really to think about and I've been thinking about it for a long time. I'm talking about that feeling that comes over me when I realize that I'm living in a country, and have been for a very long time, that never learned the lesson of the boy who cried wolf. As a

Staff (2021-09-01). Colombia is Creating False Conflicts at its Border with Venezuela. orinocotribune.com The Colombian National Navy has tried to promote a border conflict between Colombia and Venezuela under the false premise that members of the Bolivarian National Guard (GNB) had inspected a civilian vessel in Colombian territory, thus violating Colombia's national sovereignty. | A

WSWS (2021-09-01). COVID-19 infections and deaths spiral out of control in Oregon. wsws.org The state recorded 5,495 new cases on Monday, far surpassing the previous record of 2,147 recorded December 4, 2020.

Raymond Nat Turner (2021-09-01). Ol' Red Jack Hirschman: He weaponized words. mronline.org Jack Hirschman (December 13, 1933 — August 22, 2021) was an American poet and social activist who wrote more than 100 volumes of poetry and essays.

Kevin Gosztola (2021-09-01). Twenty Years In A Security State: After Failing To Stop 9/11 Attacks, FBI Invented Terrorists. thedissenter.org Image from FBI Philadelphia Twitter account and in the public domain. | [Editor's Note: To mark the 20th anniversary of the rise of the American security state after the September 11th attacks, The Dissenter will spend the month of September presenting a retrospective on this transformation in law enforcement and government. Each entry in the series will connect with whistleblower stories where possible.] | *** | Following the September 11th attacks, an FBI whistleblower accused FBI Headquarters of failing to urgently respond to intelligence that pointed to a terrorism threat. It brought embarrassment to the FBI,…

WSWS (2021-09-01). Voting continues at auto parts maker Dana as worker anger builds over UAW-USW sellout contract. wsws.org Details of the concessions agreed to by the UAW and USW are still emerging, fueling momentum for an overwhelming rejection of the agreement.

WSWS (2021-09-01). Governor DeSantis withholds funding from Florida schools with mask mandates. wsws.org DeSantis took the action in defiance of a court ruling stating that his ban on local school mask mandates was unconstitutional and could not be enforced.

WSWS (2021-09-01). WHO warns of 236,000 COVID-19 deaths in Europe in next three months. wsws.org This horrific scenario is not inevitable, but preventing it requires the international mobilization of the working class for a scientific policy of eradication of the virus.

WSWS (2021-09-01). The Wuhan Lab lie: Who is to blame for the COVID-19 pandemic? wsws.org The central aim of Washington's claims that China is responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic is to deflect attention from US capitalism's disastrous and criminal response to the pandemic.

WSWS (2021-09-01). Delta variant surges in Hawaii while schools remain open. wsws.org Like the rest of the United States, the Hawaiian Islands are feeling the deadly effects of the pandemic surge fueled by the Delta variant even with one of the highest vaccination rates in the country.

Xer'man Polaco (2021-09-01). Peru solidarity: Activists show support for Castillo at OAS headquarters in D.C. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—Activists and organizers—including members of the Claudia Jones School for Political Education, D.C. Young Communist League, and CODEPINK—met in front of the Organization of American States (OAS) building here last week to rally in support of the Peruvian people and their president, Pedro Castillo, who was elected on June 16th but faces massive right-wing opposition. …

Greta Anderson — Emily Renn (2021-09-01). Why are Mexican Wolves Being Removed From Northern Arizona? Agency Excuses Don't Fly. counterpunch.org In the Arizona Republic article, "Anubis, a Mexican gray wolf found outside his territory, is relocated amid outcry from scientists, advocates," (August 18, 2021), Arizona Game and Fish Department's Jim deVos provided his agency's justification for removing Anubis, a young wolf who wandered around Flagstaff for nearly four months without any issues. But for each

Lynn Fries (2021-09-01). Imperialism then and now: Capital relocation, inequality, encroachment and protracted crisis — Part 3/3. mronline.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.

Karen Conner (2021-09-01). Preview: What to Look for in August Jobs Report. cepr.net (The monthly Employment Situation is scheduled for release by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday, September 3 at 8: 30 AM Eastern Time.) We have seen extraordinarily rapid job growth in the last three months. The 943,000 job gain reported for July brought the three month average to 832,000. We are likely to see somewhat slower …

Rod Driver (2021-09-01). The Problems with Patents: Controlling Knowledge to Extract Wealth. globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2021-09-01). Chinese ambassador refutes 'three wrong beliefs' on China-U.S. relations. ecns.cn Some people in the United States are trying to deny the achievements of China-U.S. ties in the past 50 years and redefine bilateral relations by strategic competition.

Scott Ferguson (2021-09-01). The Philosophy of Money with Graham Hubbs. mronline.org Graham Hubbs speaks with Scott Ferguson and Andrés Bernal about the relationship between Modern Monetary Theory and philosophy. Associate Professor & chair of the department of politics & philosophy at the University of Idaho, Hubbs convened a conference panel on Modern Monetary Theory at the annual meeting of the American Philosophical Association in January 2021.

_____ (2021-09-01). How Amilcar Cabral Shaped Paulo Freire's Pedagogy. popularresistance.org Amílcar L Cabral was born 12 September 1924 in Bafatá, Guinea-Bissau, one of Portugal's African colonies. He was murdered on 20 January 1973 by fascist Portuguese assassins just months before the national liberation movement, in which he played a central role, won the independence of Guinea-Bissau. | Cabral and the other leaders of the movement understood that they were fighting in a larger anticolonial struggle and global class war and, as such, that their immediate enemies were not only the colonial governments of particular countries, but Portuguese colonialism in general. For 500 years, Portuguese colonialism…

Editor (2021-09-01). Insane U.S. plan to spend billions on weaponizing space makes defense contractors jump for joy—but rest of World cowers in horror at prospect of new arms race leading to World War III. mronline.org And yet far worse is to come—unless there is a return to the vision of the Outer Space Treaty of 1967. The latter needs to be expanded, U.S. Space Force dismantled, and a full global commitment made to keep space for peace.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-01). Thai government face no-confidence motion as protesters vow to intensify struggle. peoplesdispatch.org Prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and five other members of his cabinet face a no-confidence motion from the opposition over allegations of corruption and mismanagement of the pandemic…

Jeff Abbott (2021-09-01). The Other Americans: Guatemala's Government Is Defying Biden's Anti-Corruption Efforts. progressive.org Anti-corruption efforts continue to be pushed back, including the removal of a respected leader from an anti-impunity bureau.

David Heller (2021-09-01). The Science and Ethics Regarding Risk Posed by Non-vaccinated Individuals: Position Paper. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-09-01). Women In A Housing Cooperative Build Their Own Homes. popularresistance.org Like every other country, Nicaragua needs more affordable housing. | To deal with the shortage, in many places it's trying out community-based solutions, sharing responsibility between the government, the local authority and the families that need better conditions. | It relies on mutual aid: hours of work put in voluntarily by those benefitting from a scheme, to build not only their own houses but those of their neighbours. It's a cooperative that really works. | I talked to two women members of one such group, Yadira Aguirre and Margine Martínez, about their work building houses in their small community in La D…

Mark H. Gaffney (2021-09-01). Twenty Years Later: 9/11 Attorneys Press for Full Disclosure in Court. globalresearch.ca

Joachim Hagopian (2021-09-01). Three Mass Trauma Events Used to Destroy America: JFK Murder, 9/11 and COVID-19 Genocide. globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2021-09-01). Applying 'Cold War playbook' to today's China-U.S. relations absurd, dangerous: Chinese ambassador. ecns.cn It would be absurd and dangerous to apply the "Cold War playbook" to today's China-U.S. relations, and to take China as its rival and imaginary enemy, just like when Don Quixote tilted at windmills.

WSWS (2021-09-01). China calls on WHO to inspect US Army biological facility. wsws.org To answer one conspiracy theory with another only undermines the significance of China's record in combatting the COVID-19 pandemic.

ecns.cn (2021-09-01). Politicizing COVID-19 origins tracing to lead nowhere: Chinese envoy. ecns.cn The origins tracing of COVID-19, a complex issue of science, "should and can only be undertaken by scientists around the world through joint research".

Evan King, Pambana Gutto Bassett (2021-09-01). Popular Resistance in the Age of Neoliberal War: The Case of Colombia. counterpunch.org Since April 28 hundreds of thousands of Colombians have taken to the streets to demand the end to neoliberal reforms, chanting "el pueblo unido jamás será vencido". Workers, women, students, unionists, pensioners, Indigenous and Afrocolombian campesinos, and youth began the strike in opposition to a regressive tax reform that disproportionately affected the poorest Colombians. Now,

_____ (2021-09-01). RCMP At Fairy Creek Blockade Ignore The Real Emergency. popularresistance.org On Aug. 9, the one-year anniversary of the Fairy Creek protection efforts, the RCMP raided Fairy Creek's headquarter camp. Twenty-five police vehicles, a helicopter and an emergency tactical unit were deployed against peaceful ancient forest protectors that day, and almost every day since. | What is the emergency that the police are responding to with such a massively expensive show of force? | Since the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued a code red warning on Aug. 9, is it the climate emergency that is so clear to us this summer with deadly heat waves and extreme forest fires? | No,…

WSWS (2021-09-01). Rising hospitalisations in New Zealand's Delta outbreak. wsws.org Thirty-two people are in hospital with the Delta variant of COVID-19, as New Zealand struggles to stamp out the growing outbreak.

WSWS (2021-09-01). Workers Struggles: The Americas. wsws.org Mexican teachers and parents rallied last week in Mexico City against the return to in-person instruction while nurses in Quebec staged sit-ins over staffing shortages and forced overtime.

Staff (2021-09-01). Linda Pérez & Lisbeli Vera are Venezuela's First Two Gold Medalists at Tokyo Paralympics (Photos). orinocotribune.com In just one hour and under heavy rain, two gold medals were achieved by Venezuelan Paralympic athletes at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games—for the first time in history. Runner Linda Pérez earned first place in the 100 meters of athletics, category T11, setting an impressive time of 12.05 seconds. Minutes later, Lisbeli Vera ran in the final of 100 meters of athletics, category T47, and in a spectacular and exciting photo finish, with a time of 11.97 seconds—the same time as US's Brittni Mason—Vera was awarded the gold medal. As a result Venezuela's national anthem rang out twice on the Paralympi…

WSWS (2021-09-01). 1.2 million residents in New Jersey food insecure as gubernatorial election nears. wsws.org Neither Democratic Governor Phil Murphy nor his Republican challenger Jack Ciattarelli proposes measures to combat growing food insecurity or halt the decline in medical services.

_____ (2021-09-01). Buffalo Starbucks Workers Say They Will Unionize One Store At A Time. popularresistance.org The fast food industry, one of the most ubiquitous low-wage employers in America, has been notoriously immune to unions. For nearly a decade, the Fight For $15 campaign has been successfully working to raise the industry's wages‚Äâ—‚Äâbut despite its slogan of "$15 and a union," has not produced any actual unions. Now, an unrelated group of Starbucks employees in Buffalo, New York, are poised to move forward with something that has rarely been seen before: Union elections at individual fast food stores. | Starbucks is America's second largest fast food chain, with more than…

From Embers (2021-09-01). From Embers: Coming Together Amid The Pandemic. itsgoingdown.org From Embers talks with members of the Halifax Anarchist Bookfair collective about organizing large events during the pandemic. This episode features an interview with two members of the Halifax Anarchist Bookfair collective. We talked about how and why to organize an anarchist gathering during the pandemic, anarchy in Halifax, and why we need anarchist bookfairs…

RobertAlvarez (2021-09-01). $21 Trillion over 20 Years: Breaking New Report Analyzes the Full Cost of Militarization Since 9/11. ips-dc.org "Our $21 trillion investment in militarism has cost far more than dollars. It has cost the lives of civilians and troops lost in war, and the lives ended or torn apart by our brutal and punitive immigration, policing and mass incarceration systems."

Lynn Fries (2021-09-01). Imperialism then and now: Drain of wealth, depression, the role of the State and globalization — Part 2/3. mronline.org Imperialism which existed in the colonial era persists to this day and the system cannot do without it.

Jim Hightower (2021-09-01). Workers Are Quitting Their Jobs — And That's Good. otherwords.org Corporate bosses across America have been sputtering in outrage at you working stiffs this summer, spewing expletives about the fact that while the U.S. economy has been coming back, you haven't! | "Labor shortage," they squeal, lazily accusing the workforce of mass laziness. | They charge insultingly that millions of workers got used to laying around during the pandemic. Noting that there is now an abundance of jobs open for everything from restaurant workers to nurses, the bosses and their political dogs bark that you people need to get back in the old harness and start pulling again. | Adding a nasty bite to t…

Colin Todhunter (2021-09-01). Amazon "Economic Terrorism" and "Predatory Prices": The Destruction of Competition and Livelihoods. globalresearch.ca

James C. Nelson (2021-09-01). Montana Still Hasn't Learned Anything From Its History. counterpunch.org The Preamble to our State's Constitution speaks to the importance of Montana's quiet beauty, the grandeur of our Mountains, and the vastness of our rolling plains as underpinning our desire to improve our quality of life, equality of opportunity and to secure the blessings of liberty for this and future generations. In fulfillment of that

Seattle Solidarity Network (2021-09-01). Seattle, WA: Community Fight Evicts Scumbag Manager. itsgoingdown.org Seattle Solidarity Network (SeaSol) reports on a recent campaign against a manager of an apartment complex. Kai (real name redacted) and her kid were happy living at the Helene Apartments in Greenlake, until the new manager, Arnold, arrived. At first he was friendly. Then he was too friendly. After his unwelcome advances were rejected, he…

Lance Johnson (2021-09-01). Fauci Considering Booster Shots Every Five Months for All Americans… The Spike Protein Assault Never Ends. globalresearch.ca

Prof. Mauricio Metri (2021-09-01). The Violence of the Postwar: Historical Cases of Punitive Peace and the Current Brazilian Situation. globalresearch.ca

Thomas Knapp (2021-09-01). Congress is a Deadly Extremist Organization. counterpunch.org "What Drove 9 Moderate House Democrats To Hold Up Their Party's Agenda?" Nathaniel Rakich asks at FiveThirtyEight. "[N]ine moderate Democrats threatened to vote no on moving forward with Democrats' $3.5 trillion budget resolution, unless the House first voted to pass the Senate's bipartisan $1 trillion infrastructure package." Though the word "moderate" appears 14 times in

WSWS (2021-09-01). Build the Tennessee Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee! Shut down now to stop the spread of the Delta variant! wsws.org We reject the premise on which all the piecemeal mitigation measures of the past 18 months have been based: that there can be a compromise between safeguarding human lives, the criterion supported by the working class, and safeguarding private profit, the criterion supported by the capitalist class.

AT Contributor (2021-09-01). WHO monitoring new coronavirus variant named 'Mu'. asiatimes.com The World Health Organization has said it is monitoring a new coronavirus variant known as "Mu," which was first identified in Colombia in January. Mu, known scientifically as B.1.621, has been classified as a "variant of interest," the global health body said Tuesday in its weekly pandemic bulletin. The WHO said the variant has mutations …

WSWS (2021-09-01). SEP California gubernatorial candidate David Moore addresses Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee meeting on fight against school reopenings. wsws.org A middle school teacher in the San Diego area: "I keep getting emails. Somebody tested positive, then somebody else tested positive, then somebody else."

José Luis Granados Ceja (2021-09-01). Hardline Venezuelan Opposition Relents and Agrees to Participate in Elections. venezuelanalysis.com Opposition figure Henry Ramos Allup said the decision to take part in the vote had the blessing of the United States, Canada, and the European Union.

Kester Kenn Klomegah (2021-09-01). Russia-Egypt Relations: Nuclear Energy Plant Construction. globalresearch.ca

Editor2 (2021-09-01). The New International Relations Of Latin America: Interview. orinocotribune.com We spoke to Bolivia's Foreign Minister, Rogelio Mayta, who is leading the charge for a more democratic process of regional integration. The country is raising its voice against Luis Almagro, head of the Organization of American States, both for his role in the 2019 coup, and his wider political actions, on behalf of the United States, in the domestic affairs of member states. | Thank you Minister for your time, what has been the response from others when Bolivia makes its criticisms of Luis Almagro and the direction in which he has pushed the OAS? | In the Americas, we are all reflecting on the role of the OAS an…

WSWS (2021-09-01). Amid catastrophic spread of COVID-19: Florida colleges and universities open with in-person learning. wsws.org Students at virtually all major Florida universities will be returning to in-person classrooms at normal capacity, with no requirements or tracking for vaccinations, while mask-wearing in the classrooms and around campus is "recommended."

Staff (2021-09-01). Opposition's Unitary Platform (aka G4) Resumes Democratic Route & Enters 21N Regional Elections — With Green Light from 'International Community' (aka US). orinocotribune.com This Monday, August 31, just hours before the deadline for the submission of candidates, the Unitary Platform of the opposition announced its participation in the next regional and municipal elections on November 21, under the banner of the Democratic Unity Table (MUD) or UNIDAD. | Through a document read during a press conference, the G4 group of political parties (Democratic Action, Popular Will, Primero Justicia, and Un Nuevo Tiempo) confirmed their participation in the regional elections scheduled for November 21. | "We made this decision after an extensive and difficult internal deliberation process that inc…

scorinoco (2021-09-01). Peru's Congress Gives Vote of Confidence to President Castillo's Cabinet. orinocotribune.com After two days of great tension inside and outside the Peruvian Congress, President Castillo's ministerial cabinet, headed by the President of the Council of Ministers, Guido Bellido, was finally approved last Friday, August 27, by a significant margin: 73 votes in favor and 50 against. With bulletproof patience, Prime Minister Bellido and his ministers had to listen to all kinds of infamies from the mouths of the right-wing legislators, to which the deputies of Peru Libre answered with composure and firmness. One of the last speakers was the congressman spokesman of the centrist party Podemos who ratified the cr…

Colin Todhunter (2021-09-01). Address the Spiralling Public Health Crisis by Banning Glyphosate in the EU and Worldwide. globalresearch.ca

Anis Chowdhury (2021-09-01). Allow least developed countries to develop. mronline.org The pandemic is pushing back the world's poorest countries with the least means to finance economic recovery and contagion containment efforts. Without international solidarity, economic gaps will grow again as COVID-19 threatens humanity for years to come.

WSWS (2021-09-01). 499: A conquistador's strange journey in contemporary Mexico. wsws.org Through the intervention of mysterious forces, a Spanish conquistador, who fought under Hernán Cortés, finds himself back in Mexico 499 years after his departure.

Staff (2021-09-01). President Maduro: Perfect Alliance Has Been Achieved Between PSUV and GPP for 21N Elections. orinocotribune.com The head of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), Nicolás Maduro, led a working meeting within the framework of the party's Candidate Training Workshop. This is part of the political preparation of the PSUV representatives who are going to contend in November's regional and municipal elections. | President Maduro announced that a perfect alliance has now been achieved with the political forces of the Great Patriotic Pole (GPP), and GPP will support all PSUV candidates in their electoral campaigns. | "We went from an internal PSUV selection process to an overall agreement in the GPP," commented the PSUV…

Moderator (2021-09-01). Baby Boomers and the Death of Jazz. scheerpost.com Miles Davis performs in July 1963 in Antibes, France, accompanied by Ron Carter (left) and Tony Williams (right). ( By Jim Gala / "Jazz is the big brother of Revolution. Revolution f…

Dan Bacher (2021-09-01). Why Dams are Ineffective for Cold-Water Conservation for Salmon and Trout. counterpunch.org For many years, federal, state and corporate proponents of building more dams in California have touted cold water river releases provided by increased water storage behind dams as a key tool in "saving" struggling salmon and steelhead populations. Yet a just published study by the UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences, Dams Ineffective for Cold-Water Conservation — 8/25/21, has found that dams

Ashana Bigard (2021-09-01). In New Orleans, Safe Schools Are Not an Option. progressive.org The city with the most "school choice" is turning its back on parents who want more measures to fight COVID-19 spread.

WSWS (2021-09-01). Hurricane Ida devastates central Gulf Coast, continues to bring heavy rain across mid-Atlantic. wsws.org Ida's severe winds reduced buildings to rubble, and the storm brought more than a foot of rainfall in some areas.

Dennis Bernstein (2021-09-01). Fighting Jim Crow in the 21st Century: an Interview With Dolores Huerta. counterpunch.org Do the numbers. Dolores Clara Fernandez Huerta was born in the spring of 1930 in Dawson, a tiny mining town in the high hills of northern New Mexico. That means Huerta, the legendary co-founder of the United Farm workers, just celebrated her 91st birthday. Indeed, Huerta continues to be a powerful voice in her quest

SLEDMDBEUPHMPT (2021-09-01). Sanders: la expansión de Medicare de Biden es un paso hacia Medicare para todos. peoplesworld.org OAKLAND, California — Las propuestas del presidente Biden para expandir el Medicare tradicional para cubrir a más personas y ofrecer más beneficios son un paso en el camino hacia Medicare para todos, sostiene el principal defensor de este tipo de atención médica de pagador único administrada por el gobierno. Es por eso que el senador …

TASS (2021-09-01). Biden calls for focusing on new challenges, including those related to Russia, China. tass.com We have to show America's competitive to meet these new challenges, he pointed out…

Jane Marsh (2021-09-01). What does Biden's infrastructure plan mean for renewable energy? nationofchange.org The newer United States will be more energy-efficient, environmentally friendly, and economically competitive as it moves toward renewable energy.

Millenium Solutions Project (2021-09-01). Millenium Towers Solutions Project. indybay.org The Millenium Solutions Project has put forward solutions on how to stop the sinking and collapse of the Millenium Towers in San Francisco…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-01). Iran Unveils Long-Range 3D Radar Designed To Detect Stealthy Airborne Targets (Video). southfront.org A screen grab showing Alborz radar from a report by Press TV: youtu.be/pqPpIyIlJ2M | On September 1, the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Defense Force (IRIADF) unveiled a state-of-the-art 3D radar system as well as a command-and-control system. | The two new systems were presented during a ceremony that was held to celebrate the anniversary of the IRIADF establishment. The ceremony was attended by the force's commander, Brig. Gen. Alireza Sabahi-Fard. | The 3D radar, dubbed "Alborz" after the northern Iranian mountain range, has…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-01). Mayo Clinic preparing for COVID-19 vaccine boosters when approved. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Are you wondering about booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine? You are not alone. "While the emergency use authorizations for COVID-19 vaccines do not yet allow for people to receive a booster vaccine, we will be prepared," says Dr. James Watson, chair of Mayo's Clinic COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation and Distribution Work Group. The workgroup is closely monitoring booster vaccine development and recommendations and creating a process to administer booster vaccines once they are approved by…

WSWS (2021-09-01). New Zealand early childhood teacher denounces lack of COVID-19 protections. wsws.org As New Zealand's Labour Party government eases lockdown restrictions outside of Auckland, teachers and children are at significant risk if the Delta variant of COVID-19 is circulating in the community.

Peter Boyle (2021-09-01). Put public health before corporate profits! greenleft.org.au Peter Boyle argues that the federal government's increasingly shrill campaign to lift COVID-19 restrictions and "live with the virus" only serves the interests of big corporations.

People's Park Committee (2021-09-01). Saturday 9/4: People's Park Palooza! indybay.org People's Park Berkeley…

_____ (2021-09-01). Climate-Driven Weather Disasters Increased Fivefold Over Past 50 Years: UN Agency. commondreams.org "President Biden, it is time to call on the Senate to end the filibuster and pass voting rights legislation before it is too late."

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-01). Sharing Mayo Clinic: Reclaiming his life after lab testing confirms a serious illness. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org At 71, David Voeltz is a happily married family man who appreciates putting in a hard day's work and enjoys spending time in the woods. But for David, the ability to walk through nature with his children and grandchildren, and to climb in and out of the dump truck that is an integral part of his work as a truck driver, has not always been a given. Just two years ago, most of David's muscular…

Titlevenezuela Dialogue Offers Way Out of Crisis (2021-09-01). Venezuela Dialogue Offers Way Out of Crisis. commondreams.org "The numbers don't lie. Indigenous peoples have long led the fight to protect Mother Earth and the only way forward is to center Indigenous knowledge and keep fossil fuels in the ground."

imperial.ac.uk (2021-09-01). Understanding how electrons drive chemical reactions. imperial.ac.uk An Imperial-led team of international researchers has used a special X-ray probe to gain new insights into how electrons behave at the quantum level.

By Giniw Collective (2021-09-01). Water Protectors Document Escalating Police Brutality in Minnesota. indybay.org In August police escalated to torture. On August 11 water protectors shut down two different worksites. Police approached them on the site and when the water protectors refused to leave police began to use a torture tactic they refer to as "pain compliance."

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts (2021-09-01). Never Has a Vaccine Harmed So Many. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous103 (2021-09-01). U.S. And Ukraine Sign Black Sea Joint Cooperation Agreement Aimed Against Russia. southfront.org Illustrative ImageUkraine hopes U.S.-made javelin missiles can stop Russia's tank fleet | Written by Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst | Washington and Kiev signed a new agreement on Tuesday aimed at not only joint cooperation in the Black Sea, but also in the field of cybersecurity and information sharing. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin also announced a new $60 million assistance package for Ukraine that includes portable Javelin anti-tank missiles. President Joe Biden told Congress…

_____ (2021-09-01). As Texas Guts Voting Rights, Progressives Ask: Will Biden Fight to Save US Democracy? commondreams.org "Strengthened action is urgently required to prevent further species extinctions and restore damaged and degraded ecosystems."

_____ (2021-09-01). 'Catastrophic Injustice': Judge OKs Purdue Pharma Bankruptcy Plan Shielding Sacklers. commondreams.org Democrats want to spend $3.5 trillion on jobs and infrastructure. A third of that could be covered by just seven billionaires.

_____ (2021-09-01). It's Time to Build American Health Care Back Better. commondreams.org "The greed of some Sacklers fueled an opioid epidemic that has killed more than 500,000 Americans," said Rick Claypool of Public Citizen.

David Giesen (2021-09-01). Wednesday 9/1: Bernal Litterai [sic]. indybay.org Bernal Branch Library | 500 Cortland Avenue | San Francisco | (we gather outside in the mini amphitheater on the Moultrie side of the library)…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-01). Mayo Clinic Minute: Catching up on childhood vaccinations. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org As students prepare to return to the classroom, it's important to ensure that they keep up with their immunization schedules. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a dramatic drop in routine childhood vaccinations. August is National Immunization Month. And Mayo Clinic experts are reminding you that a part of the back-to-school routine is making sure your kids are up to date on their shots. Jason Howland has…

Dan Bacher (2021-09-01). California denies 42 new fracking permits, but approves 1,019 oil and gas permits. indybay.org "It's encouraging to see CalGEM denying more fracking permits, particularly as California weathers a devastating drought and wildfire season induced by climate change," said Food & Water Watch's California Director Alexandra Nagy. "This is progress. But make no mistake, it is not enough."

Staff (2021-09-01). McCarthy Threatens Retaliation Against Telecoms That Comply With Jan 6 Committee. truthout.org House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-California) on Tuesday may have broken the law when he issued a threat to telecommunications companies that comply with a request by the January 6 committee to preserve and potentially turn over call records relating to the attack, including those of members of Congress. | McCarthy

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-01). What you need to know about COVID-19 booster shots. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Health officials are developing a plan to begin offering COVID-19 booster shots to all people in the U.S. as soon as this fall to maximize vaccine protection. But before booster shots can be offered, two things will need to happen: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will need to conduct an independent evaluation to determine the safety and effectiveness of a third dose of the Moderna or Pfizer messenger RNA vaccines.The Centers for Disease Control…

_____ (2021-09-01). Billions of People Could Live Years Longer If Policymakers Reduce Air Pollution: Study. commondreams.org In Washington, the Biden administration must lift cruel sanctions, back diplomacy, and end support for right-wing factions trying to destabilize the elected government.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-01). Science Saturday: How disease, diet, and genomics interact with gut virome. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic researchers published a comprehensive analysis of the gut virome in Gastroenterology, showing how disease, diet and genomics interact with the gut virome in irritable bowel syndrome. This common disorder affects the intestine and manifests as abdominal pain associated with constipation, diarrhea or both. The gut virome is one component of the microbiome (bacteria, fungi, viruses). It includes viruses that specifically attack bacteria (bacteriophages/phages) or those affecting humans (eukaryotic viruses. e.g., norovirus). Hence the gut virome…

Staff (2021-09-01). Texas passes voting bill that Democrats sought to block by fleeing the state to Washington. rt.com The second-largest US state has passed a voter integrity bill that Democrats denounced as racist and sought to block by escaping to Washington, DC. Republicans say the law will make it easier to vote and harder to cheat. | On Tuesday, Governor Greg Abbott hailed the passage of Senate Bill 1 in the emergency session of the state legislature and said it was now on its way to his desk for signature. The law will "solidify trust and confidence in the outcome of our elections," said Abbott, thanking its sponsors and everyone involved in making sure it was adopted. | The Texas election integrity bill is on its way t…

Toward increasing Networking (2021-09-01). Online events with Partha Dasgupta, Kate Raworth, Chomsky, Ariel Salleh, Alperovitz, etc. indybay.org Here are some 2 dozen online events taking place over the next week (and starting at 11 am today, August 31st), featuring people such as Amelia Horgan, Sir Partha Dasgupta, Kate Raworth, Noam Chomsky, Ariel Salleh, Gar Alperovitz, and many others. | These events are hosted from various locations all across the country, as well from Canada, the UK, and Australia (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.

Rod Driver (2021-09-01). The Problems With Patents. zcomm.org Controlling Knowledge to Extract Wealth…

Steve Klinger (2021-09-01). We're Covering and Marketing Covid Vaccinations All Wrong. counterpunch.org Since the numerous vaccines for Covid-19 were fast-tracked through trials and production in the second half of 2020 the news media have been covering their development and deployment nonstop, and as a bit of a news junkie, I've been reading and, mostly, watching with great interest. Lately it has been with growing dismay at the

Jessica Corbett (2021-09-01). After Ida's Destruction, Sunrise Movement Urges Biden to Declare Climate Emergency. zcomm.org "What more do politicians need to realize that the climate crisis is here and killing us?"

Marsha Feinland (2021-09-01). Saturday 9/11: Socialism in the 21st Century: What will it look like and how can we get there? indybay.org This event is online…

_____ (2021-09-01). Estimated Cost of Post-9/11 US Wars Hits $8 Trillion With Nearly a Million People Dead. commondreams.org Revenge cycles have no end, and they've continued to power endless U.S. warfare—as a kind of perpetual emotion machine—in the name of opposing terrorism.

_____ (2021-09-01). 'A Wake-Up Call': Study Finds Extinction Risk for 30% of Tree Species. commondreams.org In the northern part of India, where nearly 250 million people live, the average person could live eight years longer if air pollution was reduced.

Megan Redshaw (2021-09-01). Woman Dies of Rare Brain Disease Within 3 Months of Second Pfizer Shot, Doctor Says Vaccine Could be Responsible. globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-01). Consumer Health: Back to school, teens and depression. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org With many teens heading back to school, peer pressure and academic expectations are once again a reality. These added pressures can cause ups and downs during what can be an already tumultuous time of life. For some teens, though, the lows are more than just temporary feelings. They're symptoms of depression. Teen depression is a serious mental health problem. It affects how teenagers think, feel and behave, and it can cause emotional, functional and physical…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-01). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Ask the Mayo Mom / Back-to-school. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org COVID-19 and especially the spread of the delta variant have created a whole new set of challenges this year. And now, children across the US are returning to school during this same time, creating many questions for families. In this "Mayo Clinic Q&A" podcast, Dr. Angela Mattke, a Mayo Clinic pediatrician and host of #AskTheMayoMom, is joined by two experts in pediatric infectious disease to discuss the important precautions families can take to keep their…

Staff (2021-09-01). "Blanket Unconstitutional" Texas Abortion Ban Takes Effect in Major Setback for Reproductive Rights. democracynow.org In a major setback for reproductive rights, the U.S. Supreme Court has allowed a Texas law to go into effect that bans abortions after six weeks — before most people even know they are pregnant. Until now, no other six-week ban has ever gone into effect in the United States. The law is seen as a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade and allows private citizens to file civil suits against abortion providers or anyone who "aids or abets" an abortion after six weeks. "What Texas has done is blanket unconstitutional," says Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-01). Mayo Clinic expert discusses breakthrough COVID-19 cases. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org COVID-19 vaccines remain the best defense against COVID-19. However, no vaccines are 100% effective at preventing illness in vaccinated people, and a small percentage of breakthrough cases are expected, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Breakthrough COVID-19 cases are receiving a lot of attention, but they are not what's driving the current surge. Watch: Mayo Clinic expert discusses breakthrough COVID-19 cases. youtu.be/JcyCl9amum0 Journalists: Broadcast-quality sound bites are in the downloads at…

Nayvin Gordon (2021-09-01). Without Public Health Safety Mandates and Containment Actions–Vaccines Will Leave Us All. indybay.org Public Health Measures are the Key to eliminating the Covid Pnademic…

Megan Redshaw (2021-09-01). CDC Endorses FDA Approval of Pfizer COVID Vaccine for 16 and Older, Amid Questions About Missing Data and Which Vaccine Is Actually Approved. globalresearch.ca

Global Research News (2021-09-01). Selected Articles: A Letter to the Vaccinated. globalresearch.ca By Giving up civil liberties in exchange for a false sense of safety is futile. We must n…

Ethan Huff (2021-09-01). Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Warns America: "We All Need to Resist" Vaccine Tyranny… The Time Has Come! globalresearch.ca

Faye Wilson Kennedy (2021-09-01). Saturday 9/25: Climate Justice Festival: Carbon Free by 2030. indybay.org McClatchy Park, 3500 5th Ave, Sacramento, CA 95817…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-01). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Breaking down the booster terminology for COVID-19 vaccines. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org COVID-19 vaccine boosters are being recommended eight months after a person's second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. "A vaccine booster dose is generally an additional dose above and beyond the primary series needed to achieve protective immunity," says Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. "So the dose that was approved this past week would be better classified as an 'additional dose' for those who are moderately to severely immunocompromised." Dr….

_____ (2021-09-01). Ocasio-Cortez: Nominaton of Rahm Emanuel for Ambassador to Japan 'Deeply Shameful'. commondreams.org "What have we truly accomplished in 20 years of post 9/11 wars, and at what price?" asks co-director of the Cost of War Project.

Cynthia Papermaster (2021-09-01). Tuesday 9/21: War Is Killing the Planet/ International Day of Peace. indybay.org Nancy Pelosi's front door, 2640 Broadway, San Francisco…

Pacifica Fight Back (2021-09-01). Defend democratic elections at Pacifica Radio. indybay.org Pacifica Fight Back has launched a petition campaign to force Pacifica station managers to follow the election bylaws and put the Local Station Board candidates on the air. At KPFA the management has instead told members to go to youtube to hear the candidates.

UC Santa Cruz Slugs & Steins (2021-09-01). Monday 9/13: The Recurring Klan Movement's Fight for "Americanism" and Against Equality. indybay.org Online Event, Register Here: | ucsc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_gQBMrdo…

Othering & Belonging Institute at UC Berkeley (2021-09-01). Wednesday 9/8: "Fighting Poverty with SNAP": Expanding Assistance Programs as Anti-Poverty Tools. indybay.org Online panel discussion…

Labor Video Project (2021-09-01). They Don't Care About Our Safety! UESF Teachers/Students/Staff Protest Lack of Testing. indybay.org The United Educators of San Francisco UESF held a rally at San Francisco City hall on 8/31/21 to protest the lack of proper ventilation, masks and any testing protocol for returning students, teachers and staff.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-01). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Collagen and biotin supplements. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've read that collagen and biotin are good for the body. What are these supplements, and are they beneficial? ANSWER: Collagen and biotin supplements appear to be getting attention in the media for promoting healthy aging, along with joint and bone health. However, it is important to understand what collagen and biotin are and what research is available to support these claims. Collagen is concentrated in bones, ligaments, tendons, skin, blood vessels and internal…

2 weeks to go (2021-09-01). Bernie Says: Vote No on Republican Recall Now to Sept 14. indybay.org Senator Bernie Sanders, who won the California Democratic primary in 2020, is urging Californians to Vote No on the Republican Recall with our vote by mail ballot anytime from today through Sept 14. See www.youtube.com/watch?v=fYcWlMP0sYI

Editor (2021-09-01). EDITORIAL: Cuomo afuera, #TimesUp para todos los misóginos de la clase dominante. workers.org Finalmente, después de meses de negaciones, despidos y excusas débiles por múltiples incidentes de acoso sexual, el gobernador de Nueva York Andrew Cuomo ha renunciado a su cargo. Esta acción se produjo sólo después de que la fiscal general del estado, Letitia James, una mujer africana-americana, publicara el 3 de . . . |

sputniknews (2021-09-01). Investigators Open Probe Into Nazi Executions of Civilians in Western Russia During WWII. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) – A criminal probe has been launched into civilian executions by Nazi firing squads and their accomplices during the Great Patriotic War in the western Russian region of Oryol, the Russian Investigative Committee said.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-01). Mayo Clinic's chief administrative officer to retire Nov. 30. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Jeff Bolton, Mayo Clinic's chief administrative officer, has announced his plans to retire on Nov. 30. He has been Mayo Clinic's chief administrative officer since 2013 and a member of the Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees since 2011. He joined Mayo Clinic in 2002 as its chief financial officer."I am truly grateful to Jeff for his dedication and service during his 19 years in leadership roles at Mayo Clinic," says Gianrico Farrugia,…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-01). Mayo Clinic Minute: Tips for a healthy school year. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org After a year of full or partial distance learning, many students will be headed back into a physical classroom this fall. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a pediatric infectious diseases physician at Mayo Clinic Children's Center, offers some tips for a healthy school year. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/QeFoQkM-x9U Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 05) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. "Going…

Staff (2021-09-01). Texas GOP Passes Sweeping Voter Suppression Law: "This Is How Democracy Dies" truthout.org Despite weeks of protest by Democrats in the state, Texas Republicans succeeded this week in passing their sweeping voter suppression law, which will make it harder for voters with disabilities and non-white voters in the state to cast a balllot. It now goes to Gov. Greg Abbott, who has vowed to sign it. | The bill has long been decried by Democrats and advocates as a push by Republicans after the 2020 election to draw lines between who is and isn't allowed to vote. It takes aim at measures tha…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-01). Researchers review how sex steroids change gut, vaginal microbiome. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It is well-established that the human body's microbiome ‚Äï the bacteria in the gut ‚Äï dramatically affects health and disease. However, the role of the gut in women's health outcomes is largely unknown. Mayo Clinic and Wellesley College researchers focused on how the interactions of steroids on gut and vaginal microbiomes influence women's health outcomes in a review published in Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism. "We can characterize each phase of a woman's life by distinct…

_____ (2021-09-01). National Laws Needed, Say Defenders of Women, After SCOTUS Attack on Roe. commondreams.org "Using gas to fight climate change is like using gasoline to fight a fire," said one renewable energy campaigner.

Anonymous007 (2021-09-01). Military Situation In Yemen On September 1, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 265 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On August 31, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 17 airstrikes on the Sarwah district | On August 31, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 2 airstrikes on the Madghal district | On August 31, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 4 airstrikes on the Rahbah district | On August 31, Saudi-led coalition warplanes…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-01). Swimming for better health and to avoid injuries. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Swimming is often touted as a great workout for all ages, offering benefits not only for the body, but also for the mind. As a form of exercise, swimming keeps your heart rate up and builds muscle strength. It also can be a great form of stress relief. "Swimming is a wonderful sport. I definitely recommend swimming for people of all ages," says Dr. Matthew Crowe, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine expert…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-01). Rare Lyme disease-causing bacteria spotted on routine blood films. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Eye on Innovation features exciting advances taking place at Mayo Clinic Laboratories. This monthly series shines a spotlight on recently developed tests and highlights how Mayo Clinic translates ideas and discoveries into testing resources that improve diagnosis and care for patients across the globe. ______________________________________________ It's long been known that Lyme disease is caused by bacteria transmitted through the bite of an infected black-legged tick (otherwise known as the deer tick). The understanding for many years was…

Staff (2021-09-01). AOC Condemns Biden for Nominating Rahm Emanuel for Ambassador to Japan. truthout.org Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez early Wednesday publicly condemned President Joe Biden for his nomination of Rahm Emanuel to be the next U.S. ambassador to Japan, calling the selection "deeply shameful" given the former Chicago mayor's record. | "As mayor of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel helped cover up the murder of Laquan McDonald — a mere teenager when he was shot 16 times in the back by a Chicago Police Officer. This alone should be flatly disqualifying for any position of public trust, le…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-01). Mayo Clinic Minute: Getting back to the school routine. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org With classes right around the corner, it's time to get kids ready for a return to school. And after a year that has been anything but normal because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayo Clinic experts say it's important to prepare children for that first day of school by getting back into a routine. Reporter Jason Howland has more in this Mayo Clinic Minute. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/HBsMDxWylpw Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 05) is in…

Dan Bacher (2021-09-01). UC Davis Study Finds Dams Are Ineffective for Cold-Water Conservation for Salmon and Trout. indybay.org Ann Willis, the study's lead author, says the solution to creating cold water habitat to stop the extinction of salmon and trout populations is to remove dams and restructure water management in California.

Staff (2021-09-01). Georgia Vaccination Drive Shuts Down After Anti-Vaxxers Threaten & Harass Staff. truthout.org One of the biggest struggles health care professionals are facing in states with high rates of COVID-19 is convincing more people to get vaccinated in order to protect themselves and others from the virus. In Georgia, that struggle is being compounded by the fact that public health workers at several vaccine clinics

_____ (2021-09-01). Roe v. Wade in Grave Danger as Supreme Court Lets Texas Abortion Ban Take Effect. commondreams.org "Our $21 trillion investment in militarism has cost far more than dollars."

_____ (2021-09-01). Climate Groups Launch Campaign to Exclude Natural Gas From Key Federal Energy Policy. commondreams.org Please contact your Senators and Representative today and ask them to vote for the Build Back Better bill with all the health care provisions included, because care can't wait and neither can we.

AutumnSun (2021-09-01). 8-28-2021 Removal of the last Mission Bell in Santa Cruz, Ca. indybay.org 8-28-2021 – Removal of the last Mission Bell in Santa Cruz, the first city to remove them. There are many of these bells in California! We are hoping to have them all removed!

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-01). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Swimming safety for children. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: A friend and I were talking about the risks of swimming and water safety for young children. I have a toddler and a 4-year-old, and I'm curious about when it's safe to swim, the risk of getting sick, and the need for goggles and earplugs. ANSWER: For many people, the hot summer days are often spent swimming at the pool. But before you help your child suit up, it's important to consider practical tips to…

Chris Slee (2021-09-01). Activists raise funds for Venezuelan child care centre. greenleft.org.au Given the long-running US blockade on Venezuela, activists are raising money for a childcare centre there. Chris Slee reports.

_____ (2021-09-01). 'Outrageous' and 'Shameful': House Panel Approves $37.5B Boost to Pentagon Budget. commondreams.org

Takudzwa Hillary Chiwanza (2021-09-01). How Paul Kagame Lies to the World — Rwanda's Neoliberalism and Pleasing Private Capital. orinocotribune.com By Takudzwa Hillary Chiwanza — Aug 30, 2021 | Rwanda is often touted as a "success story" in international media coverage, with the architect of such "success" being its president, Paul Kagame. But little is said about Kagame's ideological standpoint, one that has widened income inequalities in Rwanda. The country's political elite amass wealth unabatedly while the majority are mired in endless cycles of poverty. This is coupled with Kagame's insatiable appetite for power under the dictates of the ruling Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF). | The almost miraculous transformation of Rwanda is laudable. Here is a co…

Staff (2021-09-01). Venezuela is at a Good Pace in the Global COVID-19 Vaccination Rate. orinocotribune.com According to information from Venezuela exceeds in that period, on average, the vaccination per population rates of the Western nations that have had greater and better access to vaccines, such as Canada, the United States, Germany and the United Ki…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-01). Science Saturday: Could regenerative medicine relieve neck, back pain? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic is looking to regenerative medicine as a potential long-term solution for degenerative disk disease that has for years eluded medical science. Millions of people in the U.S. are afflicted with chronic neck and back pain that often comes after years of wear and tear on the spine. Current treatments provide only temporary relief for this common disorder and finding a cure has been a great challenge for researchers. Wenchun Qu, M.D., Ph.D., a physiatrist and pain…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-09-01). The "Killer Vaccine" Worldwide. 7.9 Billion People. globalresearch.ca The stated objective is to enforce the Worldwide vaccination of 7.9 billion people in more than 190 countries, to be followed by the imposition of a digitized "vaccine passport". The evidence of mortality and morbidity resulting from the vaccine is overwhelming. Needless to say this is a multi-billion dollar operation for Big Pharma.

Jeff Reynolds (2021-09-01). Oregon Vaccine Mandate Could Lead to Mass Exodus of Firefighters and Paramedics Across the State. globalresearch.ca

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