Daily Archives: September 6, 2021

2021-09-06: News Headlines

Editor (2021-09-06). 10 charts on the State of U.S. workers on the 2nd pandemic Labor Day. mronline.org While workers are continuing to struggle under Covid, corporate lobbyists are converging on Capitol Hill to block proposed pro-labor reforms.

Mark Weisbrot (2021-09-06). US Labor's Future May Depend on Monetary and Fiscal Policy. counterpunch.org Labor Day is a good time to reflect upon how American workers have been doing — especially the majority who have been left behind for most of the past 40 years. From 1979 to 2018, the median wage has grown by just 11.6 percent. If we compare this to prior decades, e.g., 1948 to 1979,

WSWS (2021-09-06). Labor Day 2021 takes place amidst surging pandemic and growth of the class struggle. wsws.org Labor Day is marked in the United States today under conditions of a devastating resurgence of the pandemic and a growing movement of workers to break free of the corporatist trade unions.

Jack Rasmus (2021-09-06). Labor Day 2021: Creeping Austerity Has Arrived. zcomm.org After averaging 750,000 jobs over the preceding three months, from May to July 2021, job recovery this past August fell by more than two-thirds, to only 235,000…

Marc Bayard, Sarah Anderson, Rebekah Entralgo (2021-09-06). The Labor Day Dreams of Black Workers. counterpunch.org As our second pandemic Labor Day approaches, Black worker leaders are determined to never again bear the brunt of a national crisis as they have under Covid-19. At least four U.S. employees have now been killed as they tried to enforce mask mandates — and all of them were Black essential workers. Countless other Black

Xander Nieuws (2021-09-06). "Is the Virus Fictitious"? Laboratories in US Can't Find COVID-19 in One of 1,500 Positive Tests. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2021-09-06). Patriotic Snitch: Australia's Long Serving Labor Prime Minister Bob Hawke as US Informant. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-09-06). Australian educators oppose anti-democratic electoral laws, support SEP campaign. wsws.org This meeting of school and university educators endorses the campaign launched by the Socialist Equality Party calling on the working class to defeat the new anti-democratic electoral laws rammed through parliament last week, spearheaded by the Labor Party.

Prabhat Patnaik (2021-09-06). Why neoliberalism needs neofascists. mronline.org It has been four decades since neoliberal globalization began to reshape the world order. During this time, its agenda has decimated labor rights, imposed rigid limits on fiscal deficits, given massive tax breaks and bailouts to big capital, sacrificed local production for multinational supply chains, and privatized public sector assets at throwaway prices.

WSWS (2021-09-06). Former Dana auto parts worker describes filthy and unsafe conditions, management harassment and union collusion at Kentucky plant. wsws.org The Danville facility was one of many throughout the country which massively voted down a new concessions-laden contract put before them by the United Auto Workers union.

WSWS (2021-09-06). Stanford University resident assistants strike over COVID-19, wages. wsws.org The strike by the University's resident assistants at over two dozen student dormitories sheds light on the increasingly impossible situation facing students and student workers.

WSWS (2021-09-06). BCTGM seeks to betray strike of Nabisco workers across the US. wsws.org The BCTGM is colluding with Mondelez corporate management to wear down striking Nabisco workers, isolate the strikes and impose a sellout contract.

Fight Back (2021-09-06). Chicago: Hundreds rally for Nabisco strikers. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL – Several hundred striking workers and supporters rallied September 4 at the Nabisco plant on Chicago's South Side. Strikers marched through around the plant, and even staged a sit-down action on company property. | Workers chanted, "No justice, no peace. No contract, no cookies!" | Don Woods, president of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTWG) union Local 1, states, "The strike was caused when Nabisco's parent company, Mondelez, proposed 12-hour shifts instead of eight hours, with no overtime unless you work a sixth or seventh day in a week. These changes are going to co…

WSWS (2021-09-06). Concessions workers for San Francisco Giants baseball team vote overwhelmingly to strike over COVID-19 safety. wsws.org The UNITE HERE union forced workers to remain on the job for the Dodgers-Giants game the day after the vote, despite their own admission that the team's handling of the pandemic is "completely inadequate, and dangerously irresponsible."

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2021-09-06). Who Controls Afghanistan? The Panjshir Revolt "Becomes Footnote". The US, China, Russia, Iran, Turkey Powerplay. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2021-09-06). Taliban gained 'full control' of Panjshir province, spokesman claims. rt.com The Taliban forces have seized complete control of Panjshir Valley, the last stronghold of the resistance forces in Afghanistan, the group's spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed in a statement posted on Twitter. | Taliban fighters have conquered the last remaining pockets of resistance in Panjshir, defeating most of their rivals and forcing others to flee, Mujahid announced on Monday morning. | However, the announcement was soon rejected as "false" by its opponents from the National Resistance Front in Afghanistan (NRF), led by Ahmad Massoud, who said on Twitter that the fighting continued. | Videos have been…

Anonymous103 (2021-09-06). In Video: First Footage From Panjshir Captured By Taliban. southfront.org

Staff (2021-09-06). Afghan resistance rejects Taliban claims of gaining 'full control' of Panjshir province. rt.com The Taliban's announcement that it had seized complete control of Panjshir Valley, the last stronghold of resistance forces in Afghanistan, has been rejected by its rivals, who insisted that the fighting continues. | Earlier on Monday, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed on Twitter that the group had conquered the last remaining pockets of resistance in Panjshir, defeating most of its rivals and forcing others to flee. | However, the claim was swiftly rejected as "false" by its opponents from the National Resistance Front in Afghanistan (NRF) led by Ahmad Massoud. The resistance forces remained in "al…

ecns.cn (2021-09-06). Taliban completely captures Panjshir province: spokesman. ecns.cn The Taliban armed forces overran eastern Panjshir province following heavy fightings on Monday, seizing control over the last province of Afghanistan's 34 provinces, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid confirmed.

Staff (2021-09-06). 'War has ended' in Afghanistan, Taliban says, despite resistance's claims that Panjshir Valley is still not lost. rt.com The war in Afghanistan has ended, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid has said, declaring those who keep fighting against the group the enemies of the country and the Afghan people. | Also on rt.com | | DETAILS TO FOLLOW…

Fight Back (2021-09-06). Fight for reproductive freedom and women's rights! fightbacknews.org On September 1, abortion became illegal in Texas, except in the very earliest stages of pregnancy. The handful of abortion providers in the state are now turning away most people seeking their services because they are not arriving early enough in their pregnancies. The law makes no exception for rape or incest, or for the age of the pregnant person. | This is a tremendous blow to women's and reproductive rights in Texas. Globally 13% of pregnancy deaths are caused the complications of unsafe abortions. This attack poses a real risk of expanding to other issues of reproductive freedom such as birth control a…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-06). Military Situation In Syria On September 6, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 6, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 24 times: 9 — in Idlib province, 8 — in Latakia province, 4 — in Hama province, 3 — in Aleppo province | On September 6, Russian warplanes attacked positions of Turkish-backed forces in Ehsim area | On September 6, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in Fatirah village | On September 5, another ceasefire was announced in Daraa…

Anonymous103 (2021-09-06). Deadly Explosion Rocked Syria's Afrin (Video). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 5, an explosion took place in the outskirts of the city of Afrin, which is under the control of Turkish forces and their proxy factions known as Turkish-backed Free Syrian National Army (TFSA). | An improvised explosive device (IED) planted in a car detonated in front of a fuel store on the road to Trendah in al-Ashrafiyah neighborhood. The explosion left a man dead and four others injured. The fi…

Anonymous103 (2021-09-06). Russian Jets Hit Syrian Militants In New Raid On Southern Idlib (Videos). southfront.org Illustrative Image | Fighter jets of the Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) carried out another series of air strikes, targeting positions of Syria's militants in southern Idlib governorate. | In early hours of September 6, the VKS bombarded militant hideouts near the villages of Kansafrah, al-Fterah and Ain Larouz in Jabal al-Zawiyah region in the southern countryside of Idlib. | No casualties have been reported, yet. |

The New Arab (2021-09-06). Israel Razes Palestinian Bedouin Village for '192nd' Time, Activist Says. globalresearch.ca

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-06). Six Palestinian prisoners escape Israeli prison by digging a tunnel out of their cell. peoplesdispatch.org Five of the prisoners were associated with the Palestinian Islamic Jihad group and one with the Fatah's Al Aqsa Martyrs' Brigade. Their escape was hailed by sections across Palestine with many terming it a blow to the occupation…

teleSUR, JCM (2021-09-06). Silvio Rodríguez destaca logros de ciencia cubana ante Covid-19. telesurtv.net Subrayó la "decisión histórica" de Fidel Castro de incentivar la formación de profesionales de la salud e investigadores.

WSWS (2021-09-06). Race, class and social conflict in the United States. wsws.org This lecture was delivered at the Socialist Equality Party (US) summer school, held August 1 through August 6, by Niles Niemuth, a writer for the World Socialist Web Site .

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-06). NATO with a crescent moon: Turkey to assume control of Kabul airport. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Turkish envoy, Taliban officials discuss Afghan situation Suhail Shaheen, a Taliban spokesman, said on Twitter that Qari Din Mohammad Hanif, head of Taliban's Political Office Department for Turkey and Russia, met with Turkish Ambassador Cihad Erginay in Kabul on Sunday. "He was accompanied by Malavi Hamidullah, Taliban's acting Minister of Aviation," Shaheen said. ==== Turkey, …

Jim Hoft (2021-09-06). New Text Messages Reveal 2nd Battalion 1st Marines Were Given "a Countdown" before Kabul Airport Bombing — It Started About Two Hours Out — They Are Now Being Silenced. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-09-06). Canadian imperialism shaken by US debacle in Afghanistan. wsws.org Outside Washington and Wall Street, the collapse of the Kabul regime has arguably dealt no imperialist ruling elite a bigger blow than Canada's.

Editor2 (2021-09-06). How the Disaster of Guantánamo Foretold US Defeat in Afghanistan. orinocotribune.com By Andy Worthington — Aug 25, 2021 | In the last few weeks, since the last US troops left Afghanistan and the Taliban swept into Kabul, bringing the US's nearly 20-year occupation of the country to an ignominious end — in defeat — I've been thinking about the extent to which that defeat is linked to the existence of the prison at Guantánamo Bay, and the significance of the Afghans held there — around 220 in total — as well as the numerous other Afghans held in the US's prison at Bagram Airbase. | When we think of Guantánamo, we have been encouraged to think of the "high-value detainee…

Behrouz Saba (2021-09-06). Afghanistan and the Dark Side of American Power. counterpunch.org Tarzan is a neighborhood mutt in Istanbul, his back bending under children who ride him, serving as their target for stone-throwing contests, surviving attempts by dogcatchers to kill him. His luck turns when an American family moves in, making him a coddled pet. Yet when the Americans prepare to leave along with the dog, neighbors

Matt Taibbi (2021-09-06). We Failed Afghanistan, Not the Other Way Around. globalresearch.ca

Robert Koehler (2021-09-06). After Afghanistan . . . A Truth Commission? counterpunch.org "Ten members of one family — including seven children — are dead after a US drone strike targeting a vehicle in a residential neighborhood of Kabul . . . "The youngest victims of Sunday's airstrike were two 2-year-old girls, according to family members. "Relatives found the remains of one of the girls, Malika, in the

ecns.cn (2021-09-06). UN humanitarian chief in Afghanistan for talks with Taliban. ecns.cn UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has sent Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Martin Griffiths to Kabul for talks with the Taliban leadership, said Guterres' spokesman on Sunday.

Yasmeen Afghan (2021-09-06). Kabul Diaries Part 9: 'In Kabul we can't afford a loaf of bread or paracetamol anymore'. greenleft.org.au Three weeks have passed since the fall of Kabul. If one dares to go outside, then all you see is the Taliban — with their guns roaming around — very few women can be seen outside, writes Yasmeen Afghan.

Staff (2021-09-06). "Massacre of My Dreams": Reporter Bilal Sarwary on Fleeing Kabul & How Afghans Are "Thirsty for Peace" democracynow.org We look at the crisis in Afghanistan with Bilal Sarwary, an Afghan journalist who was based in Kabul and reported on Afghanistan for 20 years before he fled with his family after the Taliban seized power. We first spoke to Bilal on August 18, three days after the Taliban seized control of Afghanistan after the U.S.-backed Afghan President Ashraf Ghani fled the country. At the time, Bilal was hoping to stay in Afghanistan, but just days later he and his family boarded a flight to Doha. He posted a message on Twitter reading, "The day I leave my country, my city, my Kabul. A massacre of my dreams and aspirations. A…

Ian Cobain (2021-09-06). British Army Permitted Shooting of Civilians in Iraq and Afghanistan. globalresearch.ca

Peter Boyle (2021-09-06). The Pakistani state and the return of Taliban rule in Afghanistan. greenleft.org.au Green Left's Peter Boyle spoke to veteran Pakistani socialist Farooq Tariq about the attitudes of the Pakistani state and ruling elite to the Taliban's recent return to power.

sputniknews (2021-09-06). US Troops 'Will Be Going Back Into Afghanistan': Lindsey Graham. sputniknews.com Republican Senator Lindsey Graham has been ramping up calls to impeach US President Joe Biden over the hectic troop pullout from Afghanistan, insisting that the "derelict" commander-in-chief had "ignored sound advice" in relation to the withdrawal operation.

Anonymous103 (2021-09-06). War In Yemen Seems Far From Over. southfront.org Illustrative ImageSome changes have taken place in the conflict, but they have not been getting enough attention. | Written by Lucas Leiroz, research fellow in international law at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. | While the entire world is concerned exclusively with Afghanistan, other conflicts continue to take place and receive less and less attention. This is precisely the case in Yemen. Contrary to the expectations of some experts in early 2021, the civil war did not end, and, in fact, violence seems to incr…

Staff (2021-09-06). Spencer Ackerman: Today's Crisis in Kabul Is Direct Result of Decades of U.S. War & Destabilization. democracynow.org We speak to the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Spencer Ackerman about how the U.S. could have ended the War in Afghanistan two decades ago, when the Taliban offered to surrender and hand over Osama bin Laden. "It was the Bush administration, the United States, that said such a deal was unacceptable — not to the Afghans, but unacceptable to the United States, that now took it on itself, as it has so often throughout its history in so many parts of the world, to tell Afghans the way their country was about to be," Ackerman says.

Brian Berletic (2021-09-06). US vs. China: Where Does Vietnam Stand? asia-pacificresearch.com

WSWS (2021-09-06). Appalachian State faculty call for shift to online classes as COVID-19 cases surge. wsws.org Over 200 faculty at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina have presented a petition calling for a return to online instruction in the midst of spiraling case numbers.

Staff (2021-09-06). CNE: Political Parties Validate First Week of Audits on Voting Machines Software. orinocotribune.com The political representatives who attended the audit of the voting machine software in the pre-electoral phase of the regional and municipal elections scheduled for November 21, have validated with their signatures the revision of the set of modules, security codes, databases, applications and software planned for the first week of this activity of the electoral schedule. This was reported by Venezuela's National Electoral Council (CNE) on its Twitter account this Saturday, September 4. | pic.twitter.com/r7PO6smDmG | — cneesvenezuela (@cneesvzla) Andrew Moss (2021-09-06). Immigration and National Identity. counterpunch.org Debates will soon begin in Congress over a path to citizenship for up to 10.2 million undocumented individuals, but the run-up to these debates has already been marked by recent court rulings representing significant setbacks for immigrant rights. In July, a federal judge in Texas ruled that DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) is unlawful, continuing to cast in doubt the fate of hundreds of thousands of DACA recipients (those who came here when just children, most often with parents, frequently so young they have few memories of any other country than the US, including many who are now adults with degre…

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2021-09-06). Pathology of GOP is Frighteningly Evident in its Lionization of Navy SEAL Killer Eddie Gallagher. covertactionmagazine.com Gallagher stabbed to death a 17-year-old Iraqi prisoner but got off scot-free after a witness lied in court. Gallagher's crimes were a product of a Navy SEAL subculture that prizes killing…

WSWS (2021-09-06). Michigan government complicit in use of unsafe X-ray bone scanners on Flint residents. wsws.org Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer's administration allowed thousands of Flint residents to unknowingly subject themselves to radiation from an X-ray XRF fluorescent hand-held scanning device manufactured for detecting metals and other elements in inanimate objects, such as scrap metal.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-06). 30-nation NATO conducts conference exclusively in language of the metropolis. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Remarks by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the 17th Annual NATO Conference on, Arms Control, Disarmament and Weapons of Mass Destruction Non-Proliferation…

Colin Todhunter (2021-09-06). Address the Global Public Health Crisis: Ban Glyphosate Now! globalresearch.ca

Philip A Farruggio (2021-09-06). Money for Something… But Not You! Obscene Military Spending. globalresearch.ca

Sandipan Talukdar (2021-09-06). COVID-19: Autoantibodies can cause severe disease and deaths. peoplesdispatch.org Various studies have revealed that autoantibodies have been a key driver of severe illness and deaths amongst people critically infected with COVID-19. Findings also show that autoantibodies' concentration in human bodies increases with age…

Mnar Muhawesh Adley (2021-09-06). Want regime change with plausible deniability? Call Creative Associates International. mronline.org In this frank discussion, we delve into the world of soft power and regime-change ops.

WSWS (2021-09-06). This week in history: September 6-12. wsws.org This column profiles important historical events which took place during this week, 25 years ago, 50 years ago, 75 years ago and 100 years ago.

WSWS (2021-09-06). Australian government moves to block access to "National Cabinet" pandemic documents. wsws.org The government is seeking to stop any public scrutiny of the discussion inside the bipartisan body that is pushing the corporate drive to "live with the virus."

Ralph Nader (2021-09-06). Microchip, Macro Impact, Micro Vision. counterpunch.org Let's say you're looking to invest some savings in the expanding micro-chip industry and a friend hands you the 2021 Annual Report of the Delaware (chartered) Corporation, Microchip Technology, a firm based in Chandler, Arizona. You're a studious type and want to know what the company is producing before deciding if becoming a shareholder-owner is

Physicians for Informed Consent (2021-09-06). Physicians for Informed Consent Publishes Comprehensive Analysis of U.S. COVID-19 Infection-Fatality Rate by Age Group. globalresearch.ca

Paul Street (2021-09-06). The Frontier is Closed: Capitalist and Constitutional Chickens Coming Home to Cancerous Roost. counterpunch.org Millions of acres on the onetime US Western frontier are on fire, the natural and predictable outcome of the over-heating of the arid and now drought-plagued West by the reckless capitalist extraction and burning of fossil fuels. The evacuation of Lake Tahoe in the face of the Caldor Fire is just the latest shocking yet increasingly normalized symptom.

WSWS (2021-09-06). Germany: Train drivers determined to continue their strike for better wages and working conditions. wsws.org The management of Deutsche Bahn (DB), the German government and the media are pulling out all the stops in their campaign to end the strike by train drivers.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-06). Azerbaijan claims all of Nagorno-Karabakh, to nudge Russian "partner" out of South Caucasus. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Baku: Legal system for Russian peacekeeper mandate under discussion Azerbaijani presidential aide Hikmat Hajiyv has said that "some discussions" on additional legal mechanisms for the mandate of Russian peacekeepers in Karabakh are still underway…. "All of Karabakh is the sovereign territory of Azerbaijan….and in accordance with the November 10 statement, peacekeeping forces have been temporarily …

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-06). Free Peru party rejects latest destabilization attempts by far-right opposition. peoplesdispatch.org The parliamentarian bench of the ruling Free Peru party strongly rejected the statements made by the president of the Congress María del Carmen Alva Prieto against the socialist government of President Pedro Castillo…

Free West Media (2021-09-06). Over 200 Vaccinated End Up in Ontario's Emergency Room with Heart Problems. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-06). Head of NATO Military Committee meets with Turkish defense minister, military chief. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Turkish defense minister meets NATO Military Committee chiefTurkish chief of general staff Gen. Yasar Guler also present in meeting Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar on Monday met with Adm. Rob Bauer, the chair of the NATO Military Committee. In a statement, the National Defense Ministry said Bauer was in Turkey for an official visit at …

WSWS (2021-09-06). The Economist: "Excess deaths" during pandemic exceed 15 million. wsws.org Fifteen million more people have died during the COVID-19 pandemic compared to historical norms, according to a recent report by the Economist .

In Defense of Liberation! (2021-09-06). How Can the US and Western Left Grow?>. anchor.fm In this episode I go over some discussion about the history of reformism chauvinism and opportunism within the western and US "Left" movements and organizations, how we should learn from them, and how we must be building a revolutionary, proletarian organization to lead such a movement, and succeed in uniting the working and oppressed class of people in the United States, and the west in general. We need to do it fast, so that the revolutions of the world can have air to breathe, we must sweep the legs of the Empire!

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-06). Moscow won't "use force" to protect Russian speakers: Lavrov. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The Putin government did nothing when the Ukrainian junta shelled inside Russian territory in 2014, wounding several and killing at least one Russian civilian. Rather, it did react — by treating wounded Ukrainian government soldiers and allowing Ukrainian military aircraft to land on Russian soil to evacuate them. Save your breath, Lavrov, no one fears …

Daniela Jimenez (2021-09-06). President Maduro Explains What Back to School Will be Like. orinocotribune.com On Sunday, September 5, the President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, announced that school activities in the new academic year will be in person, within the 7 + 7 reopening scheme applied by the national government. This means that there will alternately be a week of in-person classes and a week of online classes. | During an interview on the TV show Aquí con Ernesto Villegas, the president stressed that the primary objective of return to classes is "to rescue sociability" among the students and between the students and the teachers, which was truncated by the COVID-19 pandemic that forced millions of students fro…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-06). Three Brothers — 2021: Turkey, Azerbaijan, Pakistan to hold joint special ops exercise. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The leadership of the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan got acquainted with the preparations for the exercises "Three Brothers-2021" BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 6: The leadership of the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan on September 6 got acquainted with the territory of the international exercises "Three Brothers — 2021" with the participation of the special forces …

WSWS (2021-09-06). Republicans step up efforts to disrupt January 6 investigation. wsws.org Republican leader Kevin McCarthy issued a series of provocative threats aimed against the House Select Committee investigating the attack on Congress.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-06). Poland accuses Belarus of "hybrid war against NATO" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Belarus border crisis is 'hybrid war against NATO,' Polish FM says in Vilnius The Polish foreign minister [Zbigniew Rau] said on Monday that a migrant crisis on the European Union's border with Belarus was a 'hybrid war' against countries on the eastern edge of NATO, including Poland and Lithuania. **** He also said both countries …

Kester Kenn Klomegah (2021-09-06). Russia to Build Nuclear Power Plants in Africa. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-09-06). Australian educators endorse fight for educator rank-and-file safety committees. wsws.org "We can't rely on governments or education departments to actually make the decisions in our favour. We have to take it into our own hands. It is not going to start from the top, it has to start at the grassroots, in the schools."

Staff (2021-09-06). President Maduro: Mexico Talks Resume Mutual Recognition of Political Forces of Venezuela. orinocotribune.com On Sunday, September 5, the President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, emphasized that the Venezuelan National Dialogue process established in Mexico (Mexico Talks) resumes mutual recognition of Venezuela's political forces, highlighting the work of the new National Assembly in this process. "The people elected a new National Assembly that has known how to occupy the space of the country's Legislative Power as an eminently political, deliberative and legislative institution," said the head of state in an interview on the show Aquí con Ernesto Villegas, hosted by the Minister for Culture, Ernesto Villegas Poljak, and…

WSWS (2021-09-06). Japan's COVID-19 crisis in the wake of the Olympics. wsws.org More than 118,000 COVID-19 patients are self-isolating at home, and increasing numbers are denied access to hospital care and dying at home.

Editor (2021-09-06). 'The Big Scary "S" Word' trailer. mronline.org The Big Scary "S" Word trailer…

Graham Peebles (2021-09-06). Complacency Rules: Consumerism and the Environment. dissidentvoice.org The 16 Year Old, middle class, privileged, argues that meat and other animal produce are essential for his health, his ability to play sport, and the development of his adolescent brain; besides, one person becoming vegetarian/vegan, won't make any difference to the environmental crisis. The total failure to respond in any meaningful way to the …

Christine Massey (2021-09-06). Video: Does the Virus Exist? Has SARS-CoV-2 Been Isolated? Interview with Christine Massey. globalresearch.ca "is there reliable evidence that SARS-CoV-2 has been isolated from an "unadulterated sample taken from a diseased patient"? | Christine Massey submitted Freedom of Information (FOI) requests to some 90 Health /Science institutions.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-06). Coup in Guinea: military arrests president Alpha Conde, dissolves government. peoplesdispatch.org The coup leaders have also announced the dissolution of the country's constitution, which was amended last year to allow president Alpha Conde to contest for…

Binoy Kampmark (2021-09-06). Blinken Says No to Greenland Real Estate. counterpunch.org In May, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken made a visit to Greenland. In a rather unedifying way, he was called 'Tony' by his hosts, a disarming point that was bound to open the floodgates of insincerity. For all the convivial stuffing, there was a certain sting to the occasion: the previous Trump administration had

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-06). Open letter to state parties of Arms Trade Treaty calls for arms embargo on Israel. peoplesdispatch.org The signatories, which include rights organizations and members of civil society, called on the signatories of the Arms Trade Treaty to end the supply of conventional arms, munitions, parts and components to Israel…

WSWS (2021-09-06). Hurricane Ida's devastation continues to unfold across Louisiana a week after landfall, US death toll rises to 71. wsws.org Seven nursing home residents have died in Louisiana after they were packed into a squalid warehouse with several hundred others ahead of the storm's landfall last Sunday.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-06). U.S. interceptor-missile warship arrives in Estonia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com USS Arleigh Burke Arrives in Tallinn The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) arrived in Tallinn, Estonia for a scheduled port visit to enhance U.S.-Estonia relations…. The ship's presence in the Baltic Sea demonstrates the U.S. Navy's continued commitment to collective defense of the European region…. Arleigh Burke…began her current patrol in …

ecns.cn (2021-09-06). China organizes international peacekeeping drill. ecns.cn "Shared Destiny-2021," an international peacekeeping drill, kicked off Monday in central China's Henan Province.

Dr. Sucharit Bhakdi (2021-09-06). Microbiologist Explains COVID Jab Effects: Dr. Sucharit Bhakdi. globalresearch.ca

Danny Haiphong (2021-09-06). War Is a Racist Enterprise. globalresearch.ca

Colin Todhunter (2021-09-06). Amazon: "Economic Terrorism" and the Destruction of Competition and Livelihoods. dissidentvoice.org Global corporations are colonising India's retail space through e-commerce and destroying small-scale physical retail and millions of livelihoods. Walmart entered into India in 2016 with a US$3.3 billion take-over of the online retail start-up Jet.com. This was followed in 2018 with a US$16 billion take-over of India's largest online retail platform, Flipkart. Today, Walmart and Amazon …

WSWS (2021-09-06). Fascist militias threaten officials, force shutdown of schools in Washington state. wsws.org Three Vancouver, Washington schools were locked down for over an hour after some 50 Proud Boys and anti-mask supporters attempted to escort a maskless student into school.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-06). Celso Amorim, Former Foreign Minister: "A Climate of Civil War is Being Created in Brazil". libya360.wordpress.com Héctor Bernardo Supporters of Brazil's ultra-right-wing president, Jair Bolsonaro, have called for marches on Tuesday, September 7, against the Supreme Federal Court (STF). Faced with an almost certain electoral defeat to the former president Lula da Silva, Bolsonaro is putting pressure on the other branches of government to delegitimize the elections scheduled for 2022. Rumors…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-06). U.S. congressmen visit soldiers wounded "in fight for Georgia's territorial integrity, international missions" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com US Congressmen visited the Tserovani Military Servicemen Rehabilitation Center Members of the US congressional delegation visiting Georgia visited the Maro Makashvili Military Servicemen Rehabilitation Center in Tserovani. The congressmen were hosted by the Minister of Defense of Georgia Juansher Burchuladze. The members of the US Congressional delegation spoke to the wounded and wounded servicemen in …

Daniela Jimenez (2021-09-06). Dilemma: Who is the Opposition Candidate for Governor in Miranda State? orinocotribune.com The electoral situation in the ranks of the Venezuelan opposition is becoming more striking every day. This Friday, September 3, Carlos Ocariz of Primero Justicia (PJ) and David Uzcátegui of Fuerza Vecinal, the two pre-candidates of the opposition for the governorship of Miranda state, offered opposing statements on the results of the mechanism agreed between Fuerza Vecinal and the so-called "Unidad" for selecting the unitary candidate to represent the opposition in the November 21 elections. | According to the news website Crónica Uno, Ocariz declared that he already had the results of two of the four surveys co…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-06). Why Has COVID19 Not Yet Reached My Community? libya360.wordpress.com Ollantay Itzamná Community formative assembly In my "decolonial" phase, almost a decade ago, I decided to leave the city and live in rural areas. To relearn farming, to cultivate. To allow myself to be aesthetically and existentially cultivated by Mother Earth in my return to Her. It was in this existential phase that the announcement…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-06). Head of Belarus' parliament: NATO's eastward expansion, "color revolutions" leading to world disaster. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Andreichenko: A group of countries is trying to replace the international law with invented rules A group of influential countries is trying to substitute the international law with the rules they invented, Chairman of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus Vladimir Andreichenko said in his video address to the participants of …

Dilma Rousseff (2021-09-06). Five Years Since Brazil's 2016 Coup: An Interview with Dilma Rousseff. globalresearch.ca

The Empoweror (2021-09-06). Military Members and Vets Are Having Health Issues after Getting Their COVID Shots. globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2021-09-06). Uganda boosts agricultural commercialization with help of Chinese technologies. ecns.cn On the lush green rice paddies at a Chinese-run farm in the central Ugandan district of Kalungu, Herbert Agaba has got prepared for flying drones to spray pesticides.

Vijay Prashad (2021-09-06). The United States is the greatest Scofflaw. mronline.org But the United States government is not alone here. It has several close allies, such as Canada, which is the home to 60 per cent of the world's mining companies. Canada's great interest in what lies beneath the soil of the Americas allows it to treat those who live above that soil with the greatest disdain.

Dean Baker (2021-09-06). Why August Wasn't a Terrible Month for Jobs. counterpunch.org The August job gains were somewhat weaker than expected; although it is not clear that it should be viewed as a seriously negative report. The 235,000 figure is less than half of what most forecasters had been predicting, but it was still associated with a 0.2 percentage point drop in the unemployment rate to 5.2

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-06). Nicaragua's Caribbean Autonomous Regions: Valdrack Jaentschke. libya360.wordpress.com We sat down for an informal conversation with Nicaragua's former Minister Advisor for International Affairs & the Caribbean, Valdrack Jaentschke, in Managua. Jaentschke discusses the relinquishing of rights under the Sandinista Revolution in the Caribbean coastal regions where Black/Afro-descendant and Indigenous peoples have government recognized and supported autonomy. Indigenous and Afro-descendant peoples of the Caribbean…

WSWS (2021-09-06). Bluey: A cartoon for kids and parents about kids … and parents. wsws.org The hit from the Australian Broadcasting Company is now available on the Disney Plus streaming service.

Dilma Rousseff (2021-09-06). Entrevista | Dilma Rousseff — "A corrosà£o da democracia comeàßou com o impeachment" globalresearch.ca Cinco anos depois de ser afastada da Presidência da República por um impeachment sem crime de responsabilidade, a economista Dilma Rousseff tem uma visà£o clara do processo que culminou com sua queda, levou o ex-presidente Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva …

WSWS (2021-09-06). Australia: New South Wales faces imminent collapse of hospital system amid Delta surge. wsws.org There are now 1,071 COVID-19 patients in NSW hospitals, with 177 people in intensive care,. including three children, and 62 requiring ventilation.

Robert Bridge (2021-09-06). In the Name of 'Public Safety' Australia Descends Into a Nightmarish Orwellian Police State. asia-pacificresearch.com

Children's Health Defense (2021-09-06). New York Health Commissioner Repeals Mask Mandate for Unvaxxed after Federal Lawsuit Filed. globalresearch.ca

Jake Johnson (2021-09-06). Since 9/11, US Has Spent $21 Trillion on Militarism at Home and Abroad. globalresearch.ca

Yves Engler (2021-09-06). Airshows Sell War and Militarism. globalresearch.ca

Dechlan Brennan (2021-09-06). COVID-19: The mental health crisis and right's hypocrisy. greenleft.org.au The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown up many surprises but none as sickening as the right pretending to care about people's mental health, argues Dechlan Brennan.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-06). 3 things you can do to stop the spread of COVID-19 regardless of whether you're vaccinated. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org To maximize protection from the COVID-19 delta variant and limit the spread of COVID-19 to others, health experts continue to urge that people get vaccinated for COVID-19 and wear a mask indoors in public in areas of substantial or high transmission. Watch: Dr. Andrew Badley discusses how to stop the spread of COVID-19 youtu.be/KaqgA0Mg9-0 Journalists: Broadcast-quality sound bites with Dr. Badley are in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-06). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Breathing easier with COPD. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is the third leading cause of death worldwide according to the World Health Organization. COPD is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that causes obstructed airflow from the lungs. The main cause of COPD in developed countries is tobacco smoking. In the developing world, COPD often occurs in people exposed to fumes from burning fuel for cooking or heating in poorly ventilated homes. People with COPD are at increased risk…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-06). U.S., British aircraft arrive in Czech Republic for NATO war games. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com KC-135 aircraft arrive in Czech Republic U.S. Air National Guard KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft and Airmen assigned to the 155th Air Refueling Wing, Nebraska Air National Guard, Lincoln Air National Guard Base, Nebraska, arrived at Pardubice Airport, Czech Republic, to provide air-refueling during Ample Strike 21. Ample Strike is a Czech Republic-led, multi-national live exercise taking …

Karla Correa (2021-09-06). Tampa tenants demand changes at Ascott Place Apartments. zcomm.org Corporations like Maxx Properties should not exist. Housing should not be a commodity — it is a human right…

WSWS (2021-09-06). Japanese Prime Minister Suga announces resignation. wsws.org COVID-19 has been allowed to run wild through Japan as the Suga government refused to take the necessary measures to stop the spread of the virus.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-06). Consumer Health: What do you know about leukemia and lymphoma? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about some of the most common types of these two diseases. Leukemia is cancer of the body's blood-forming tissues, including bone marrow and the lymphatic system. Leukemia usually involves the white blood cells, which are potent infection fighters. They normally grow and divide in an orderly way as your body needs them. But in people with leukemia, the bone marrow…

Robert Pollin (2021-09-06). Climate Crisis and a Global Green New Deal. zcomm.org This is the first part of an exchange between Robert Pollin and Don Fitz for ZNet…

Vasko Kohlmayer (2021-09-06). Recognizing the Obvious: Hard Data from Israel Reveals Vaccine Failure. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2021-09-06). Muammar Gaddafi's son Saadi released after 7 years in Libyan jail — reports. rt.com Libyan authorities have released Saadi Gaddafi, who spent more than seven years in jail in Tripoli after his father was overthrown and murdered by NATO-backed rebels, according to multiple media reports citing government sources. | "Saadi Muammar Gaddafi has been freed from prison," a justice ministry source told AFP. "The chief prosecutor asked, several months ago, for the execution of the decision relating to Saadi Gaddafi as soon as all the required conditions had been satisfied." | Gaddafi, 48, was cleared of charges of "murder, deception, threats, enslavement" back in 2018, but only released now, apparent…

Anonymous103 (2021-09-06). Lavrov: Nord Stream 2 Will Be Completed In A Few Days. southfront.org Illustrative Image | The Nord Stream-2 project will be completed and will start working in a few days, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov claimed on September 6th. | The claim was made during Lavrov's meeting with the pedagogical community of the city of St. Petersburg."It will be completed in a few days, it will start working," he was cited as saying. | Russian Minister added that Russian ill-wishers are "trying to limit Russia with unscrupulous methods" in the sphere of economy. According to Lavrov, the Nord Stream-2 ha…

Global Research News (2021-09-06). Selected Articles: Hard Data from Israel Reveals Vaccine Failure. globalresearch.ca By All through this year Israel has been praised and admired for the efficiency of its vaccination drive. Today it is one of the …

Joanna Curtis (2021-09-06). Misconduct in public office — ECtHR reviews foreseeability of common law offence. ukhumanrightsblog.com On 6 July 2021 the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) published its judgment in the case of Norman v UK (Application no. 41387/17). The case concerned Mr Robert Norman, an officer at Belmarsh prison, who in 2015 was convicted of misconduct in public office for passing a variety of information to a tabloid journalist …

Staff (2021-09-06). US condemns Guinea coup, hints at sanctions after elite army unit detains president, shuts borders & imposes curfew. rt.com The US State Department has slammed the military coup in Guinea, saying it undermines the West African country's path to 'a brighter future', after a special forces unit apparently seized power and detained President Alpha Conde. | "The United States condemns today's events in Conakry," the US State Department statement said. "These actions could limit the ability of the United States and Guinea's other international partners to support the country as it navigates a path toward national unity and a brighter future for the Guinean people." | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres previously voiced similar sentim…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-06). Mayo Clinic Minute: Don't skip your kid's HPV vaccine. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Kids are heading back into the classroom after a year like no other due to the COVID-19 pandemic. During the last year, childhood immunization declined, putting kids at risk for diseases that can be prevented by vaccinations. The hope is that as children return to the classroom, children will return to their health care provider, too. Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a Mayo Clinic pediatric infectious diseases physician, says if you have a preteen, make sure he…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-06). Mayo Clinic to offer COVID-19 vaccination walk-in clinics in Rochester through Sept. 17. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic in Rochester has added more COVID-19 vaccine walk-in clinics for patients, visitors and staff in response to the Food and Drug Administration's full approval of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for those 16 and older, the recommendation of a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine immunocompromised people, and the potential for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots when they're approved.Anyone 12 and older can attend these walk-in clinics. A parent or guardian needs to accompany children under…

Thomas Klikauer (2021-09-06). Germany's Identitarian Movement. zcomm.org Germany's semi-fascist Identitarian Movement, like all right-wing extremists and adjacent Neo-Nazis, rejects the democratic order of Germany fighting with public stunts and violent force against democracy…

Robert J. Burrowes (2021-09-06). Are We Human? Are We Free? Defeating the World Economic Forum's 'Great Reset' before It Destroys Us. globalresearch.ca Governments are not driving 'The Great Reset'; it is an initiative of the global elite and governments are simply elite puppets. | Resistance requires solidarity as well as strategically-focused grassroots actions directed against the financial elite's 'Great Reset' agenda.

teleSUR, JCM (2021-09-06). Dispersan caravana migrante en el sur de México. telesurtv.net El grupo salió de Tapachula, Chiapas, pero fue frenado a su llegada a Huixtla.

Andrew Fishman (2021-09-06). Bolsonaro's Pro-Coup Rally: September 7 Is Shaping Up to Be Brazil's January 6. zcomm.org With his reelection prospects dimming, Bolsonaro's supporters are ramping up their version of the pro-Trump rally that led to the Capitol riot…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-06). Sharing Mayo Clinic: Getting to the heart of the matter. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Ten years ago, Elizabeth Scovil, a 46-year-old wife and mother of four from Forest City, Florida, collapsed at the gym. Luckily some local paramedics were there and came to her rescue. But then it happened again. "I am an athlete. I was always working out," says Elizabeth. She began experiencing episodes of dizziness, and her heart would beat rapidly. "It would go up to 150, 170 beats per minute all of a sudden. It can…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-06). Military Situation In Yemen On September 6, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 333 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On September 5, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 13 airstrikes on the Sarwah district | On September 5, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted an airstrike on the Rahbah district | On September 5, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted an airstrike on the Souh district | On September 5, Saudi-led coalition warpl…

thelancet (2021-09-06). [Commentary] Call for emergency action to limit global temperature increases, restore biodiversity, and protect health. thelancet.com The UN General Assembly in September 2021, will bring countries together at a critical time for marshalling collective action to tackle the global environmental crisis. They will meet again at the biodiversity summit in Kunming, China, and the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, UK. Ahead of these pivotal meetings, we—the editors of health journals worldwide—call for urgent action to keep average global temperature increases below 1.5‚ÄØ ∞C, halt the destruction of nature, and protect health.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-06). Mayo Clinic Minute: Patch testing for allergic contact dermatitis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org If you've ever experienced a red, itchy rash appear on your skin after using a certain lotion or even from wearing jewelry, you may be experiencing contact dermatitis. It's caused by a substance you're exposed to that irritates your skin. However, it also can be triggered by an allergic reaction.In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Matthew Hall, a Mayo Clinic dermatologist, explains how patch testing is crucial to assess for allergic contact dermatitis. Watch: The…

news.un (2021-09-06). Climate action essential to cool 'season of fire and floods' worldwide: Deputy UN chief. news.un.org With extreme weather events increasingly impacting countries across the world, the deputy UN chief on Monday underlined the importance of limiting temperature rise to the internationally agreed goal of 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.

Anonymous103 (2021-09-06). Suicide Attack Of Taliban Movement In Pakistan Left Four Soldiers Dead, Dozens Injured. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 5, a terrorist attack hit the border guards checkpoint in the Pakistani province of Balochistan. At least 4 border service employees were killed, 19 were injured, including two civilians. | The death toll may grow, as some of wounded are in critical condition. | Click to see full-size image | According to reports by the Geo News TV channel, a suicide bomber on a mot…

John Perry (2021-09-06). Ordinary Nicaraguans Should Guide Progressive Left's Stance. orinocotribune.com By John Perry — Aug 29, 2021 | As elections approach in Nicaragua, there has been a spate of left-wing criticism of Daniel Ortega's government that, to someone living in the country, seems bizarrely out of sync with what most Nicaraguans see as their pressing priorities. A

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-06). Mayo Clinic urges cancer patients to seek third dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. ‚Äï Mayo Clinic Cancer Center announced on Tuesday, Aug. 31, that it is following recommendations from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network that encourage cancer patients to receive a third dose of a messenger RNA COVID-19 vaccine. The Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines are messenger RNA vaccines. If patients were vaccinated with the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, no third dose is recommended at this time. The Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine is an…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-06). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Surgical and nonsurgical treatment options for vaginal prolapse. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 54 and have had two pregnancies. I was recently diagnosed with vaginal prolapse and am not sure where to begin with treatment. I've heard I may need surgery, but are there other options? What is the best long-term treatment? ANSWER: Pelvic organ prolapse is a common pelvic floor disorder that occurs when normal support of the pelvic floor is weakened or damaged. If the muscles and layers of connective tissue of the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-06). Virtual Public Forum: (Mis)trust in the COVID-19 vaccine in the African American Community. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org UPDATE 8/28/21: People of color are at greater risk of becoming infected with, and dying from, COVID-19. To reduce this community's risk, an upcoming virtual town hall will be held to discuss mistrust of COVID-19 vaccines, details about the delta variant, and myths and facts about COVID-19. Participants will hear from health experts who have been on the frontlines, working to share health information and save lives. Watch: Recording of Virtual Public Forum: (Mis)trust in the…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-06). Military Situation In Iraq On September 6, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 4, a logistical convoy of the US military was targeted by an IED attack in the Babel area | On September 4, a logistical convoy of the US military was targeted by an IED attack in the Qadesiyah area | On September 5, 13 Iraqi forces were killed in an attack by ISIS terrorists on an Iraqi federal police headquarters in the Rashad area | On September 5, a group of ISIS members planning a car bomb attack in a market in Irbil were arrested, according to the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-06). Consumer Health: Treating ovarian cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about treating ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer ranks fifth in cancer deaths among women in the U.S., according to the American Cancer Society. More than 21,000 new cases will be diagnosed in the U.S. this year, and nearly 14,000 women will die of the disease. Early stage ovarian cancer rarely causes any symptoms. Advanced-stage ovarian cancer may cause few and nonspecific symptoms…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-06). Mayo, Google Research develop new AI algorithm to improve brain stimulation devices to treat disease. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. ‚Äï For millions of people with epilepsy and movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease, electrical stimulation of the brain already is widening treatment possibilities. In the future, electrical stimulation may help people with psychiatric illness and direct brain injuries, such as stroke. However, studying how brain networks interact with each other is complicated. Brain networks can be explored by delivering brief pulses of electrical current in one area of a patient's brain while…

Alex Salmon (2021-09-06). Give permanent protection to the Murugappan family. greenleft.org.au Yet another protest called on the federal government to grant permanent protection to the Murugappan family whose temporary visas are set to expire on September 22. Alex Salmon reports.

Michael Hudson (2021-09-06). George Soros dreams of turning China into a neoliberal grabitization opportunity. zcomm.org George Soros is obviously upset that President Xi is not Boris Yeltsin, and that China is not following the kleptocracy dependency that warped Russia's economy…

Peter Crowley (2021-09-06). Endless Covid: A Thank You Note to the Unvaccinated. counterpunch.org Vaccine refusal and the US's consequential Delta variant surge has taught us one thing as Americans: we are done for. Like the toxoplasmosis parasite that infects mice brains, causing them to lose their fear of cats, the unvaccinated mice strut around before the cat. But when they become infected with the Delta variant, toxoplasmosis leaves

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-06). Safety in the hurricane aftermath. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org As Hurricane Ida moves inland through the southern portion of the U.S., experts are warning people to be cautious after the storm. One of the most common consequences after a storm is the loss of electricity, which increases the possibility of safety concerns and health issues. For instance, Dr. Michael Boniface, a Mayo Clinic emergency medicine physician, says that precautions need to be taken when operating a portable generator to eliminate the risk of carbon…

WSWS (2021-09-06). Sri Lankan president proclaims state of emergency. wsws.org President Rajapakse has responded to the coronavirus pandemic and the associated economic and political crisis by acquiring more dictatorial powers.

Editor2 (2021-09-06). After 25 Years, There's a Reason MSNBC Can't Look Back. orinocotribune.com By Spencer Snyder — Aug 28, 2021 | On July 12, 2021, a photo of Rachel Maddow was posted to the "Community" tab of MSNBC's YouTube account. The accompanying To mark MSNBC's 25th anniversary, MSNBC Daily will feature 25 days of forward-looking essays on important issues from MSNBC anchors, hosts and correspondents. Today, Rachel Maddow writes about the future of election integrity. | Unlike Democracy Now!, which also just

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-06). Science Saturday: Opioids provide low evidence of pain relief for migraine. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Evidence that opioids provide pain relief for migraine headaches is low or insufficient, a large Mayo Clinic meta-analysis published recently in JAMA has found. However, some newer therapies, along with established migraine treatments, were associated with moderate to high evidence of pain relief. The meta-analysis — which combined results from multiple scientific studies — included 15 systematic reviews and 115 randomized clinical trials of 28,803 patients. While the researchers note that this study provides a good starting point for treatment conversations…

Jonathan Cook (2021-09-06). On Child Vaccines, Why Are the Experts Being Bullied to Follow 'The Science'? globalresearch.ca

teleSUR- lvm, JL (2021-09-06). Boxeador àìscar de la Hoya es hospitalizado por la Covid-19. telesurtv.net "A pesar de estar completamente vacunado, contraje la Covid-19 y no voy a poder pelear el próximo fin de semana", anunció el deportista.

Staff (2021-09-06). Spencer Ackerman on How the U.S. War on Terror Fueled and Excused Right-Wing Extremism at Home. democracynow.org In an extended conversation with Spencer Ackerman, the Pulitzer Prize-winning national security reporter, he examines the connection he sees between the rise of right-wing extremism in the United States and the so-called war on terror, which he writes about in his new book, "Reign of Terror: How the 9/11 Era Destabilized America and Produced Trump." He begins his book with Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh visiting the far-right paramilitary compound in Elohim City, Oklahoma, before what was then called the worst terror attack in U.S. history.

Jason Ditz (2021-09-06). Saudi Airstrikes Kill 17 Houthis in Yemen's Maarib. news.antiwar.com Fighting continued in north Yemen's Maarib Province this weekend, and once again Saudi forces Fighting in Maarib is centered on Sirwah District, where the Houthis have set up positions and keep ferrying in reinforcements. There is still no sign that either side is close to taking over the area. | Chiefly, pro-Saudi forces control Maarib, though the Houthis have at times taken control of key inroads into the area, especiall…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-06). Venezuela's Government And Opposition Work To Mend Fences, Without The U.S. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The United States has been focused elsewhere for a while and Venezuela appears en route to solve its problems on its own. | Two delegations — one representing President Nicholas Maduro's government and another the opposition under Juan Guaido met in Mexico in an attempt to mend fences."We have been working mainly on partial agreements, especially those related to serving the people of Venezuela," parliament speaker Jorge Rodriguez, who led the government delegation said. | Venezuel…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-06). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Pancreas transplant can be a cure for diabetes. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Many advances have been made in diabetes treatments over the past decade. Diabetes is a lifelong chronic disease with the potential for significant complications. Despite the advances, many people with diabetes struggle with the disease. "Diabetes is an abnormality in consuming or metabolizing blood glucose," says Dr. Tambi Jarmi, a Mayo Clinic nephrologist. "So diabetic patients have a hard time adjusting their blood sugar to the level that their cells needed. It could be a…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-06). U.S. readies Kosovo war scenario for Crimea. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. calls on Russia to immediately release detained Crimean Tatars The U.S. State Department has condemned persecution of the Crimean Tatars by the Russian occupation authorities and demanded that the detainees be released. "The United States strongly condemns the September 4 detention of the Deputy Chairman of the‚ÄØCrimean Tatar Mejlis, Nariman Dzhelal, and at least …

Jim McIlroy (2021-09-06). Hundreds join online rally calling for Adani coal mine to be stopped. greenleft.org.au 'The Queensland government has refused to meet with us all this time. But we won't go away. We can't allow this mine to destroy our country,' Adrian Burragubba told an online rally. Jim McIlroy reports.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-06). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: COVID-19 modeling shows 100,000 people in the U.S. could die over the next 3 months. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org U.S. hospitalizations for patients with COVID-19 have risen almost 500% over the past two months, according to news reports. Also, the number of ICU beds in the South is dwindling. "We have over 101,000 Americans in the hospital with COVID-19," says Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. "Many of them fighting for their lives in ICUs and on ventilators. We are having over 160,000 new cases and just below 1,000…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-06). Libya Moves Towards National Reconciliation: Release of Political Prisoners, Surrender of the Bodies of Muammar, Mutassim Qaddafi. libya360.wordpress.com While the release of a number of senior figures of the former regime, including Ahmed Ramadan, director of the office of the late Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi, Mansour Daw, former commander of the People's Guard, was announced yesterday, informed sources confirmed that an agreement was reached between the notables of Misrata and the Qadhadhfa and…

Mickey Z. (2021-09-06). Remember the HPV vaccine scandal of 2018? (Of course, you don't). dissidentvoice.org Let's imagine a hypothetical scenario. What if there was a time when the general population was being relentlessly coerced into taking a particular drug? How would you know what to do? Where would you turn for the necessary context? Surely you wouldn't just take the shot without doing your homework… right? That would be irrational. …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-06). Medical inspiration from an old book. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A Mayo Clinic doctor has pioneered a new procedure to treat a medical problem that causes positional headaches, among other symptoms. And he took a "novel" approach to find the solution. Reporter Jason Howland has the story. Watch: Medical inspiration from an old book youtu.be/PQ-fc-IPbjE Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (2: 15) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. Sometimes, extraordinary ideas are inspired by the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-06). Mayo Clinic study highlights development of remote patient monitoring program during COVID-19 pandemic. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. ‚Äï A study by Mayo Clinic investigators highlights the development and implementation of Mayo Clinic's large-scale COVID-19 Remote Patient Monitoring Program, which has served more than 7,000 patients across 41 states. The study evaluated the impact of the program, including: Feasibility.Safety.Patient engagement with the technology.Rate of alerts and escalations managed by virtual care teams.Use of acute care resources.Patient clinical outcomes. Results of the study are published in NPJ Digital Medicine. "Our study investigated how our…

Dave Lindorff (2021-09-06). Cat 4 and 5 Hurricanes, Tornados Where They Haven't Been, and Rising Temps Ahead Bode More to Come. counterpunch.org While hurricanes, even a powerful Cat 4 storm like Ida with 150 mph sustained winds as it reached the coast of Louisiana, weaken quickly once they leave a warm body of water, and become no more than heavy rain storms, Ida did something unusual: it maintained its cyclonic structure as a tropical storm as it moved northeasteward after its destructive hit on the Louisiana coast, spreading flooding and spawning tornados along the way. When it reached our area near Philadelphia three days later, it spawned seven of those tornados.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-06). 9-2-2021 COVID-19 Media Only News Briefing: Ask the Mayo expert. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org On Thursday, Sept. 2, Dr. Abinash Virk, a Mayo Clinic Infectious Diseases expert, fielded questions about COVID-19 from news reporters and producers. Journalists who have already registered on the News Network can log into their accounts to download a recording of the Zoom briefing found at the end of this post. Journalists who would like to access the media briefing video can register with the News Network here. Please super: Abinash Virk, M.D. / Infectious Diseases / Mayo…

Ben Morgan (2021-09-06). A Decade Later: Reflections on the Occupy Movement. zcomm.org As the nation witnesses the lasting vestiges of this movement, namely the impact it has had on young Americans, it is important to explore the legacy of Occupy a decade after it started…

Peter Koenig (2021-09-06). The mRNA-Experimental Gene-Altering Poisonous Jabs. globalresearch.ca The house of cards is crumbling. It's is a known fact, that the so-called SARS-CoV-2 "virus" has never been isolated. The entire covid-story — what has been keeping the world in a trauma for the last 18 months — is a huge fraud…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-06). Monoclonal antibody treatment combo reduces hospitalization among high-risk patients with COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. ‚Äï In an observational study, Mayo Clinic researchers report that the combination of casirivimab and imdevimab ‚Äï two monoclonal antibody treatments under Food and Drug Administration emergency use authorization ‚Äï keep high-risk patients out of the hospital when infected with mild to moderate COVID-19. The findings appear in The Lancet's EClinicalMedicine. Nearly 1,400 Mayo Clinic patients were enrolled in the study ‚Äï 696 who received the drug combo between December 2020 and early…

Then24 (2021-09-06). World leaders warn "fears of a coup" September 7 in Brazil. zcomm.org Former presidents, academics, and world leaders cautioned that on September 7, 2021 "an insurrection will endanger democracy in Brazil"

Shane Pemmelaar (2021-09-06). Victoria Police's use of non-lethal weapons condemned. greenleft.org.au Rights activists have condemned the use of non-lethal weapons against anti-lockdown protesters. Shane Pemmelaar reports.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-09-06). The WHO Confirms that the Covid-19 PCR Test is Flawed: Estimates of "Positive Cases" are Meaningless. The Lockdown Has No Scientific Basis. globalresearch.ca One year later the WHO retracts. They don't say "We Made a Mistake". It's carefully formulated. While they do not officially deny the validity of their misleading January 2020 guidelines, they recommend RT-PCR "Re-testing" (which everybody knows is an impossibility).

Jimmy Centeno (2021-09-06). On Photography: Space and Place. mronline.org The simple quietness in Leiva's photography reveals his poetic contemplation while exposing the loss of visual honesty in an era of hyper imagery manipulation.

Staff (2021-09-05). Unemployment Benefits Created During COVID Reached Workers Historically Shut Out. truthout.org Millions of Americans have entered Labor Day weekend knowing that one of the key unemployment benefits that has been keeping them afloat throughout the pandemic is coming to an end. States

Binoy Kampmark (2021-09-05). Patriotic Snitch: Bob Hawke as US Informant. dissidentvoice.org Larrikin is a word often, and inaccurately used, in Australian political lingo. Australia's longest serving Labor Prime Minister, Bob Hawke, was known as one such figure. He was praised as the great communicator and healer between the forces of labour and capital, enjoyed imbibing, his sports and varied female company. He could also be vain …

_____ (2021-09-05). Nabisco Strikes Demonstrate Growing Strength Of The Labor Movement. popularresistance.org Confronted with management's burdensome demands for contract concessions, Nabisco workers in Portland, Oregon, instigated a strike last month that has rapidly taken on national proportions. Since then, the workforces of every Nabisco production and distribution facility in the country have followed suit, a coordinated action years in the making. The strikers have drawn on the radical energies of a recently resurgent labor movement in the United States — a momentous upswell in a key vector of working-class power.

Tyler Walicek (2021-09-05). Nationwide Nabisco Strikes Demonstrate Growing Strength of the Labor Movement. zcomm.org The past few years in the United States have seen a historic groundswell of labor actions, coinciding with the highest public favorability toward unions in decades…

_____ (2021-09-05). To Be Like FDR, Joe Biden Must Strengthen Labor. commondreams.org Nobody has the legal right to put other people's health and well-being in jeopardy.

_____ (2021-09-05). Higher Pay Undercut By Years Of Wage Stagnation And Rising Inflation. popularresistance.org And the recent wage growth at the low end has not helped reduce income inequality, which actually increased during the pandemic since the highest paid Americans saw sky high raises. In 2020, the earnings of CEOs at the largest public companies were on average 351 times as much as that of the typical worker in their industry, the biggest disparity since the first tech boom in 2000, according to the Economic Policy Institute.

_____ (2021-09-05). Australian Union Calls For Boycott Of General Mills Products. popularresistance.org Around 90 Australian workers at the General Mills factory in New South Wales have been on strike for nearly three weeks. On Wednesday, June 23, the national leadership of the United Workers Union (UWU) called for a national boycott of General Mills products, especially their highly popular Old El Paso and Latina Fresh brands. The boycott is an attempt to expand what the UWU calls the "David vs Goliath battle against one of the world's biggest food manufacturers."

_____ (2021-09-05). Why the Taliban Still Can't Form a Government. strategic-culture.org Internal Taliban divisions come to the fore as squabbling hinders the formation of Afghanistan's new Islamic Emirate | By Pepe ESCOBAR | It looked like everything was set for the Taliban to announce the new government of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan after this Friday's afternoon prayers. But then internal dissent prevailed. That was compounded by the adverse optics of a ragtag "resistance" in the Panjshir Valley that is still not subdued. The "resistance" is de facto led by a CIA asset, former vice president Amrullah Saleh. The Taliban maintain they have captured several districts and at least four checkpoi…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-05). Ahmad Massoud Says Afghan Resistance Ready For Talks If Taliban Withdraw From Panjshir. southfront.org File image. | On September 5, leader of the Afghan resistance Ahmad Massoud Jr. expressed his readiness to hold talks with the Taliban if the group withdraw all of its fighters from Panjshir and Andarab. | "The National Resistance Front is ready to stop the war immediately in order to achieve stable peace, if the Taliban group ends its military attacks and movements in Panjshir and Andarab," Ahmad Massoud said in a statement. "The National Resistance Front is committed to peacefully resolving difference…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-05). Military Situation In Afghanistan On September 5, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 5, clashes between Taliban and Ahmad Massoud forces continued in the Anabah and Rukha areas | On September 4, Taliban captured Shutul district in Panjshir province | On September 4, Taliban captured most of Parian district in north of Panjshir province | MORE ON THE TOPIC: | <...

Fight Back (2021-09-05). Texas: Students rally for women's rights. fightbacknews.org Arlington, TX – On September 1, the Progressive Student Union rallied 50 people to protest the recent attacks launched by Governor Greg Abbott and the GOP against women's rights, and democracy. The most egregious of these attacks came in the form of an anti-abortion bill that sought to restrict the access to abortion in Texas to only the first six weeks of pregnancy, and made it a liable offense to offer aid in a woman getting an abortion in any way if it was beyond the first six weeks. | Mark Napieralski, chief organizer of PSU, spoke to the long history of Texas's attempts to restrict and defund abortion provid…

Prof. Marjorie Cohn (2021-09-05). US Supreme Court Ruling Allows Texas to Deputize Citizens as "Anti-Abortion Police" globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-09-05). New Mexicans Fought For Abortion Access And Won. popularresistance.org Indigenous and Chicanx/Latinx people, who comprise nearly 50% of New Mexico's population, have been subjected to generational and current day racist reproductive policies under the United State's federal- and state-funded legacy of forced sterilization and coercive reproductive control. Yet New Mexicans, including Indigenous people, Black people, people of color, and people of faith have built and fought for safe and legal access to reproductive health for centuries to protect our own loved ones.

Marjorie Cohn (2021-09-05). SCOTUS Ruling Allows Texas to Deputize Citizens as Anti-Abortion Police. zcomm.org Donald Trump's installation of three radical right-wing "justices" on the Supreme Court is paying off for the forces trying to overturn Roe v. Wade…

Abby Zimet (2021-09-05). Woo-(ah)/Yeah Yeah Yeah: Online Hipsters and Other Sentient Beings Are Busy Reporting "Abortion Tips" to Texas Bigots. commondreams.org In total control of the state, Republicans have a free hand that they've used to enforce extremism.

Staff (2021-09-05). Texas Abortion Law Will Chill Online Advocacy Efforts for Reproductive Rights. truthout.org In addition to the drastic restrictions it places on a woman's reproductive and medical care rights, The law creates a cadre of bounty hunters who can use the courts to punish and silence anyone whose online advocacy, education, and other speech about abortion draws their ir…

Anonymous103 (2021-09-05). Economic War To Begin In U.S. As Portland Calls To Impose Sanctions Against Texas. southfront.org Illustrative Image | The famous U.S. sanction strategy in the foreign policy now is used in the state's internal issues. | The controversial Texas law, that bans abortions as early as six weeks is now in effect. It was signed into law back in May by Gov. Greg Abbott. It was widely criticized not only by women's rights advocates, abortion activists and abortion providers, but also by other states' officials. Thus, the Portland City Council is going to consider to adopt an emergency resolution next week that will be aimed to…

_____ (2021-09-05). America Is Now an Insane Country. strategic-culture.org Covid isn't just a matter of private health, but it is especially a raging matter of public health; but, if Americans don't care about the health of anyone but themselves, then what else can this be but an insane country? | On the one hand, America's Supreme Court is so concerned about the alleged 'right to life' of non-conscious early-stage human fetuses as to dictate to any woman in whose body such an object is being formed, "That is state property and you have no right to terminate it." But, on the other hand, America's public are so little concerned about their own and actual "right to [conscious] life" as to…

Steven Sahiounie (2021-09-05). Packing Up: US to Leave Iraq and Syria? globalresearch.ca

Anonymous669 (2021-09-05). Syrian Army Resumes Military Operations Against Wanted Gunmen In Daraa Al-Balad (Videos). southfront.org File image. | Late on September 4, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) resumed its military operations against the remaining wanted gunmen in the southern part of Daraa city, known as Daraa al-Balad. | The elite 4th Division targeted the gunmen's posts with battle tanks, heavy machine guns and dozens of improvised rocket-assisted munition. No civilian losses were reported as a result of the shelling. | The SAA decision to resume military operations in Daraa al-Balad was a response to the collapse of the <...

Anonymous669 (2021-09-05). Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham Arrested Journalists After Accusing Them Of Spying For US, SDF, Russia & Damascus. southfront.org Illustrative image. | On September 4, al-Qaeda-linked Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), the de-facto ruler of the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib, arrested two brothers, Bashar and Mohamad al-Sheikh, who work as activists and journalists for the SY+ agency. | A large force of the terrorist group arrested the two brothers after raiding their house in the al-Anadolu camp near the town of Kafr Lusin on the border with Turkey. | ŸÇÿßŸÖ ÿ•ÿÆŸàÿ&szlig…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-05). Russian Airstrikes Hit Close To Turkish Post In Greater Idlib After Reports Of Russian, Syrian Casualties (Videos, Photos). southfront.org On September 5, a new wave of Russian airstrikes targeted militants' positions in the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib….

Anonymous007 (2021-09-05). Military Situation In Syria On September 5, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 4, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 35 times: 19 — in Idlib province, 11 — in Latakia province, 4 — in Hama province, 1 — in Aleppo province | On September 5, Russian warplanes attacked positions of Turkish-backed forces in Kansafra and Barah villages | On September 5, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in Fatirah village | On September 5, clashes and shelling…

Arnold August (2021-09-05). Video: US Economic War on Cuba Continues, Even after War in Afghanistan Ends. globalresearch.ca

Rosa Miriam Elizalde (2021-09-05). The Money That Never Arrives in Cuba. zcomm.org The U.S. policy relating to remittances goes against all logic…

teleSUR, SH (2021-09-05). Brasil suspende el uso de millones de dosis de Coronavac. telesurtv.net La Agencia brasileña afirmó que la determinación para suspender el uso del lote de la vacuba Coronavac es la de evitar el consumo y uso de productos irregulares.

scorinoco (2021-09-05). The Crimes of the West in Afghanistan and the Suffering That Remains. orinocotribune.com By Fabian Scheidler — Aug 20, 2021 | The headless flight of NATO troops from Afghanistan and the havoc they leave behind are only the last chapter in a devastating story that began in October 2001. At that time, the US government, supported by allies including the German administration, announced that the terror attacks of September 11 should be answered by a war in Afghanistan. None of the assassins were Afghan. And the Taliban government at the time even offered the US to extradite Osama bin Laden—an offer the US did not even respond to. Virtually no word was said about the country of origin of 15 of…

ecns.cn (2021-09-05). 33,000 children killed, maimed in 20-year U.S. war in Afghanistan: aid organization. ecns.cn Nearly 33,000 children have been killed and maimed in Afghanistan amid its 20-year war, an average of one child every five hours, an Iranian media outlet has said.

Newsclick (2021-09-05). Mapping Faultlines: Post-Afghanistan, what lies ahead for Central Asia? peoplesdispatch.org Newsclick's Prabir Purkayastha analyzes the situation in Central Asia following the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan. He also look at the American strategy over the years in the country and the options it has in today's context…

David Swanson (2021-09-05). Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, David Swanson, Jackie Larkin September 9, 2021. warisacrime.org By Gorilla Radio, September 5, 2021 LISTEN HERE. Many took heart when America announced an end to its military occupation of Afghanistan last month. But optimism for a beginning of peace in that benighted country's decades-long state of civil conflict and uncertainty is now clouded by bellicose statements made in Washington by an administration that …

Ramzy Baroud (2021-09-05). On Propaganda and Failed Narratives. zcomm.org New Understanding of Afghanistan is a Must…

Staff (2021-09-05). Top US general expects civil war, terrorism resurgence & more American airstrikes in Afghanistan. rt.com Following the chaotic US withdrawal, there is a "very good probability" that Afghanistan will descend into civil war, Army General Mark Milley said, vowing to continue strike operations when "opportunities present themselves." | "My military estimate is… that the conditions are likely to develop of a civil war," the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-05). 'Woke' Imperialism, Women's Liberation and Afghanistan. libya360.wordpress.com Sharon Black Afghanistan's socialist Vice President Anahita Ratebzad, standing at right, speaks with a group of activists. Ratebzad said, "Privileges which women, by right, must have are equal education, job security, health services and free time to rear a healthy generation." There is no greater hypocrisy than the deceitful lies of imperialist propaganda. One of…

Anonymous103 (2021-09-05). In Video: J-Pop Inspired By Recent Development In Afghanistan. southfront.org

sputniknews (2021-09-05). UK Special Forces Soldiers Reportedly Dressed Up as 'Devout' Burqa-Clad Women to Dodge Taliban. sputniknews.com After the hasty withdrawal of US and NATO troops from Afghanistan, Taliban* militants launched a swift offensive seeking to reclaim territory from government forces. They completed their mission by seizing Kabul on 15 August, prompting Western nations to rush to evacuate diplomatic staff, citizens and vulnerable Afghans.

_____ (2021-09-05). Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson: What Are The Prospects For Peace? popularresistance.org Events are unfolding at a quickening pace. Facing an alarming escalation in tensions around the world, we are looking to our most respected and renowned thought leaders for an honest assessment of both U.S. foreign and military policy to offer their most current thoughts and insights. We know they have some ideas for improving the prospects for peace. | Larry Wilkerson is a renowned defense analyst and a Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Government & Public policy at the College of William and Mary. He is a retired United States Army colonel and was the former Chief of Staff to Secretary of State Colin Powe…

David Ray Griffin (2021-09-05). 9/11 Truth: The Mysterious Collapse of WTC Seven. globalresearch.ca Why NIST's Final 9/11 Report is Unscientific and False…

Editor2 (2021-09-05). Grenada Joins Bank of ALBA as Observing Member. orinocotribune.com Bank of ALBA has welcomed Grenada to its Board of Directors as a first step towards the incorporation of the Caribbean country into the institution. | President of the financial institution, Raúl Li Causi, welcomed the representative of Grenada during

Shane Quinn (2021-09-05). Chile, September 11, 1973: The Horrors of 'the First 9/11' Are Routinely Overlooked. globalresearch.ca On September 11, 1973, Salvador Allende's democratic government in Chile was ousted by US-backed forces in one of the Cold War's defining moments. Allende himself was killed during the coup while his presidential palace, La Moneda, was extensively bombed.

Tony Cartalucci (2021-09-05). September 11, 2001: Questions to Ask if You Still Believe the Official Narrative. globalresearch.ca The attacks of September 11, 2001 (9/11) left nearly 3,000 dead in NYC, Washington D.C. and over Pennsylvania. The attacks transformed America into a deepening police state at home and a nation perpetually at war abroad. | The official narrative claims …

ecns.cn (2021-09-05). Xinjiang housing renovations further debunk genocide claims. ecns.cn Residents of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Friday used their personal experiences to debunk the lies of politicians from certain Western countries concerning human rights violations in the region.

ecns.cn (2021-09-05). Scientists develop wearable lithium-ion fiber battery. ecns.cn Chinese scientists have realized the scalable production of high-performing woven lithium-ion fiber batteries, bringing wirelessly charging electronics via clothes one step closer to reality.

Abolish MKE (2021-09-05). Reportback on #ShutEmDown2021 March on Green Bay Correctional Institute. itsgoingdown.org Report and analysis from ABOLISHmke on a recent #ShutEmDown2021 mobilization against Green Bay Correctional Institute (GBCI) in Allouez, WI. Around noon on Saturday, August 28, 2021, dozens of activists descended on the sprawling maximum-security Green Bay Correctional Institute (GBCI) in Allouez, WI. The direct action event was organized autonomously by a coalition including ABOLISHmke and…

_____ (2021-09-05). On Contact: The Corporatization Of Science. popularresistance.org Science in the United States almost exclusively serves the interests of corporate and military power. Science historian Clifford Conner writes that the corruption of scientific endeavor exploded with the 1942-1945 Manhattan Project, the first "big science" venture, in which the government spent massively on developing the atom bomb. Science, from this point forward, became big business. Scientists are employed in "hypothesis-driven" research to promote the interests of the food industry, the tobacco industry, and the fossil fuel industry, attacking or silencing scientific studies that cast doubt on the claims of…

Frank Spinner (2021-09-05). Video: From Anthrax to COVID: Fighting the U.S. Defense Department's Dangerous Vaccination Orders. globalresearch.ca

Teri Mattson (2021-09-05). Nicaragua Launches Plan to Fight Poverty and Promote Human Development. orinocotribune.com

| By Teri Mattson and John Perry — Sep 2, 2021 | Ivan Acosta is Nicaragua's minister of housing and public credit, with responsibility for key aspects of government planning. In July, he presented the country's new "National Plan for the Fight against Poverty and for Human Development." This builds on the achievements of Nicaragua's Sandinista government since it returned to power in 2007 and sets out how they will continue if Daniel Ortega's government is returned at November's elections. Ivan Acosta is currently subject to personal US sanctions, along…

Staff (2021-09-05). Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Lisbeli Vera Wins Her Third Medal, the Seventh for Venezuela (Photos). orinocotribune.com On Saturday, September 4, Venezuelan Paralympic athlete Lisbeli Vera won another gold medal in the 200 meter race, category T47, at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, under heavy rain. The athlete from Tucaní, Mérida state, reached the 200m mark in 24.52 seconds, winning her second gold metal in the universal appointment. This is the third medal for Lisbeli at this year's Games, the second gold and the seventh medal for the country. | American athlete Brittni Mason won the silver (25.00 seconds) and Poland's Alicja Jeromin the bronze (25.05 seconds). | Lisbeli registered the best mark of the year in the event and w…

ecns.cn (2021-09-05). U.S. COVID-19 cases reach new daily high: CDC. ecns.cn The current seven-day moving average of daily new cases in the United States was over 150,000, up 4.9 percent from the previous week, according to the latest weekly report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

_____ (2021-09-05). To Counter U.S. Hostility China Moves Towards People Centered Policies. popularresistance.org This development allowed China to make enormous investments in infrastructure. It also generated the resources necessary to eliminate poverty. It is no coincidence that this development happened while the U.S. was wasting money on wars in the Middle East. As the U.S. is now step by step retreating from those wars to confront China the country needs to prepare itself for the new environment.

Dr. David Martin (2021-09-05). Video: The Spike Protein Injection. No Such Thing as a "Delta Variant". It's a Fallacy. globalresearch.ca

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