Daily Archives: September 11, 2021

2021-09-11: News Headlines

Extinction Rebellion (2021-09-11). Power to the People. Rebellion Returns. zcomm.org Thousands of rebels coursed through three European capitals to demand action on the climate and ecological crisis…

Joe Parkin Daniels (2021-09-11). [World Report] Earthquake compounds Haiti's health challenges. thelancet.com Thousands of Haitians—many mistrustful of international non-governmental organisations—are lacking food, water, shelter, and health care. Joe Parkin Daniels reports from Les Cayes, Haiti.

Kathy Kelly (2021-09-11). To Counter Terror, Abolish War. zcomm.org As we approach the 20th anniversary of 9/11, U.S. citizens must insist on paying reparations and choose to lay aside the cruel futility of our forever wars…

Labor Video Project (2021-09-11). US Labor Imperialism, The CIA, NED, "Solidarity Center" Afghanistan & The AFL-CIO. indybay.org Labor historian Kim Scipes discusses the history of the US labor unions role internationally. The AFL under Samuel Gompers and the AFL-CIO under their president worked with both parties and the US government to support US coups and wars abroad.

Richard Lane (2021-09-11). [Perspectives] Gagandeep Kang: helping to shape a healthier India. thelancet.com Having worked in enteric disease research for the past three decades, Gagandeep Kang has a broad perspective on many of the health challenges confronting her native India. Kang, who is Professor of Microbiology in the Department of Gastrointestinal Sciences at the Christian Medical College (CMC) in Vellore, southern India, also directs CMC's Wellcome Trust Research Laboratory. There, rotavirus vaccine work—which has been a central part of her career—remains a priority. "We are currently collaborating with a network of 25 hospitals across India to enable us to better understand how much disease is alle…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-11). Mayo Clinic Conference on Brain Health and Dementia to welcome people living with dementia, caregivers and health care providers. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. ‚Äï The inaugural Mayo Clinic Conference on Brain Health and Dementia will be held virtually on Oct. 29 from 9: 15 a.m. to 2: 15 p.m. CDT with an optional workshop to follow. The event is a collaboration among Mayo Clinic, AARP and the Alzheimer's Association. This conference, which was formerly known as Meeting of the Minds, will recognize all that people who live with dementia and their families have experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic….

WSWS (2021-09-11). New York Democrats reopen schools, order 280,000 city employees back to in-person work. wsws.org In lockstep with Biden's moves to fully reopen the economy amid soaring infections and deaths, all of New York City's municipal workers have been ordered to report to their offices and work locations on Monday morning.

Christian Noakes (2021-09-11). "A World Without Police" ‚àí a book review. workers.org George (Geo) Ciccariello-Maher's "A World Without Police: How Strong Communities Make Police Obsolete" is both one of the most compelling arguments for police abolition and a complete depiction of the nationwide George Floyd uprisings (and events around this historic time of rebellion) to date. Using extensive historical and contemporary evidence, . . . |

Gloria Rubac (2021-09-11). Happy Birthday, Juan Balderas! workers.org A few days in advance of his 35th birthday, family, friends and supporters of Texas death row prisoner Juan Balderas gathered by the dozens to celebrate, sing Happy Birthday, speak to the media and eat some delicious cake his mother brought to share. Juan's wife, Yancy Balderas, center, leads the . . . |

WSWS (2021-09-11). Nabisco workers strike enters second month, as company and BCTGM union plot attacks on pay and health care. wsws.org While Nabisco workers have faced harassment from police and private security on the picket line, BCTGM President Anthony Shelton was fêted at the White House this week along with other top union executives, whom Biden is promoting as a bulwark against a growing rebellion by workers.

Sara Flounders (2021-09-11). The struggle to free Alex Saab continues. workers.org Despite delays, legal appeals, protests, formal delegations and petitions signed by many thousands, the United States has continued to demand the extradition of Alex Saab. He is being held imprisoned in the small nation of Cabo Verde. Saab was abducted by order of the U.S., when his plane stopped for . . . |

WSWS (2021-09-11). California pediatric hospitalizations surge as Newsom boasts about handling of pandemic. wsws.org The sharp rise in pediatric hospitalizations after the return to in-person learning illustrates the devastating cost the Democrats are asking workers and children to bear as they "learn to live with the virus."

AT Contributor (2021-09-11). US Afghan strike's 'IS' target was aid worker: NYT. asiatimes.com A video analysis shows the United States may have mistakenly targeted an aid worker rather than Islamic State fighters in its final strike in Afghanistan, which killed 10 civilians, The New York Times said Friday. The Pentagon has said it disrupted a new attack planned by the Islamic State extremist group through a Reaper drone …

WSWS (2021-09-11). Workers Struggles: Asia and Australia. wsws.org India: 30,000 contract urban sanitation workers strike in Bihar; Sanmina electronics factory workers strike in Tamil Nadu; Bus drivers close Sydney depot over COVID-19 exposure.

A Guest Author (2021-09-11). Argentine Marxist: Afghanistan an imperialist defeat, but no analogy to Saigon 1975. workers.org By Mario Hernández 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. Pakistani protesters rally against the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan in Karachi, Fall 2001. Mario Hernández: The images of Saigon come to my mind, . . . |

Chuck Collins (2021-09-11). Boost workers and tax billionaires. zcomm.org Congress should pay for infrastructure and other investments in a way that lifts up workers and reduces democracy-distorting wealth inequality…

Derek Seidman (2021-09-11). Workers in Buffalo May Become the First to Unionize a Starbucks Store. zcomm.org "They call us partners, and tell us that we're partners. But there's no equality, so there's no true partnership."

Staff (2021-09-11). US drone strike in Kabul killed AID WORKER, not ISIS terrorist, NYT investigation shows. rt.com

WSWS repost (2021-09-11). Concessions workers deserve safety from COVID-19 infection, not inadequate hazard pay! indybay.org The struggle of workers for safety from the raging pandemic is bound up with the fight against the policy of the entire ruling class and both of its parties.

Anonymous103 (2021-09-11). U.S. Military Committed Mistake Killing Afghan Aid Worker Not ISIS Bomber With Drone Strike In Kabul — NYT. southfront.org The US military could have made a mistake when launching a drone strike that targeted a car of an ISIS…

The Conversation (2021-09-11). 9/11 survivors' exposure to toxic dust and the chronic health conditions that followed offer lessons that are still too often unheeded. juancole.com By Roberto Lucchini | — ( The Conversation) — The 9/11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York resulted in the loss of 2,753 people in the Twin Towers and surrounding area. After the attack, more than 100,000 responders and recovery workers from every U.S. state — along with some 400,000 residents …

WSWS (2021-09-11). Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blames men and not fascist Republicans for the Texas abortion ban, covering for Democrats' inaction. wsws.org Ocasio-Cortez spent her time on CNN Tuesday burying the central political issues involved in the abortion ban and adapting herself to the needs of the Democratic Party establishment.

Radical Women (2021-09-11). Sunday 10/3: National Mobilization for Reproductive Justice: SF Federal Building. indybay.org Federal Building, 7th & Mission Sts., San Francisco…

Xiaoxiao Kwete, Felicia Marie Knaul, Beverley M Essue, Ana Langer (2021-09-11). [Correspondence] Gender equity, caregiving, and the 1-2-3-child policy in China. thelancet.com The Lancet Commission on 70 years of women's reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health in China by Jie Qiao and colleagues1 clearly describes a roadmap for universal coverage by 2030. However, the gendered role of caregiving2 is overlooked in the narrow definition of maternal health.3…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-11). Consumer Health: 5 types of gynecologic cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about the five types of gynecologic cancer. Gynecologic cancer is any cancer that starts in a woman's reproductive organs. More than 116,000 women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with a gynecologic cancer this year, according to the Foundation for Women's Cancer. The five main types of gynecologic cancer are: Cervical cancerEarly stage cervical cancer generally produces no signs or symptoms….

Indivisible Santa Cruz County (2021-09-11). Saturday 10/2: Walk for Reproductive Rights in Santa Cruz County. indybay.org Town Clock, Downtown Santa Cruz, Pacific Ave. & Water St.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-11). Azerbaijani defense minister condoles "fraternal" Turkey on loss of troops in war against Syria. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azerbaijani defense minister expresses condolences to Turkish side on death of soldiers Head of Azerbaijani Defense Ministry, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov expressed condolences to Turkish National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and Chief of the General Staff General of the Army Yashar Guler…. "I'm deeply saddened by the news of the death and injury of servicemen …

Anonymous669 (2021-09-11). Russian Airstrikes Hit Southern Greater Idlib Amid Talk Of Ground Operation (Photos). southfront.org FILE PHOTO: Sukhoi Su-24 attack aircraft before departing for its permanent base in Russia from Khmeimim Air Base in Syria. © Vadim Grishankin / Sputnik | On September 11, warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces carried out a number of airstrikes on the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib where several terrorist groups are known to be present and active. | The airstrikes targeted the outskirts of Kansafra, a town located in the southern countryside of Idlib. The town is an infamous stronghold of al-Qaeda-affilia…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-11). Syrian Swamp: Two Turkish Service Members Killed, Three Wounded In Greater Idlib (Photos). southfront.org Click to see full-size image. Source: the Turkish Ministry of National Defense. (@tcsavunma) on Twitter. | Late on September 10, a convoy of the Turkish Armed Forces came under attack in the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib. | A heavy explosive device struck the convoy as it was passing on a road linking Idlib city with the nearby town of Binnish. | ÿµŸàÿ± ÿ™ÿ∏Ÿáÿ± ŸÖŸàŸÇÿπ ÿ&sz…

South Front (2021-09-11). Video: The War in Syria: Daraa's Volatility Nearing Its End. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous669 (2021-09-11). SDF Released Footage Of Deadly Tunnel Bomb Attack On Turkish Post In Northern Syria. southfront.org Screen grab from the video released by the SDF. | On September 10, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) shared a video documenting its recent attack on a Turkish military post located in the Syrian village of al-Yashilly next to the Turkish-occupied town of al-Bab in the northern countryside of Aleppo. | The attack, which took place on September 7, was carried out by the SDF's main formation in the northern Aleppo countryside, the al-Bab Military Council (BMC). | During the attack, the BMC blew up the Turkish post with what app…

sputniknews (2021-09-11). Lebanon's Hezbollah Says Iranian Fuel Shipments Proves Ability to 'Confront US Siege'. sputniknews.com The first vessel containing Iranian fuel bound for Lebanon reportedly entered Syrian waters last week, with sources telling news agencies that the fuel would be delivered to Syria's northern neighbour via tanker trucks. At least two additional Iranian tankers are expected to delivery energy supplies to the crisis-hit country in the coming months.

Anonymous103 (2021-09-11). Military Situation In Syria On September 11, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 10, three Turkish soldiers were killed and three others were wounded by an IED blast near the city of Idlib | On September 10, Russian Military Police carried out a patrol in the Daraa al-Balad neighborhood | On September 9, a Russian soldier was killed by an IED blast in the province of Homs, according to the Russian Ministry of Defense | On September 10, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SDF positions near Tal Tamar | MORE ON THE TOPIC:…

Middle East Monitor (2021-09-11). Palestinian Prisoners take hope from emptying of South African Apartheid Jails. juancole.com By Alie Komape | — ( Middle East Monitor ) — When you do an online search for South Africa's Robben Island, one of the suggested words used is "escapes". It is obviously a common research topic. Robben Island was the site of a prison for those who resisted colonial rule going back centuries. Early …

TASS (2021-09-11). Israeli air force strikes Hamas positions in Gaza in response to rocket launch – IDF. tass.com On Friday, according to the IDF press service, air raid sirens went off in Eshkol Regional Council bordering the Palestinian enclave…

_____ (2021-09-11). 20 Years of War and Terror. strategic-culture.org By William STROOCK | "Every nation, in every region, now has a decision to make," President George W Bush declared during his Congressional address ten days after the September 11th attacks. 'Either you are with us, or you are with the terrorists'. The ensuing war had a grand design. The war was about more than getting Osama bin Laden and al Qaida. America's goal was to remake the Middle East. | Two years after September 11th it seemed that the United States and allies like the UK, Canada and Australia had the momentum. The Anglosphere had liberated Kabul and Baghdad. The Israelis defeated the Palestinian's Secon…

Allan Fisher (2021-09-11). Saturday 9/11: Free Palestine. indybay.org Ocean at Water Street, Santa Cruz…

teleSUR, him, MER (2021-09-11). Nueva represión israelí deja decenas de palestinos heridos. telesurtv.net La Media Luna Roja Palestina informó que más de 170 civiles fueron heridos tras ser afectados por gases lacrimógenos y munición real de Israel.

WSWS (2021-09-11). Oppose Sri Lankan president's repressive state of emergency. wsws.org The Socialist Equality Party warns that the real target of the emergency laws is the working class and rural masses, who are confronting enormous hardships as the burden of the country's economic crisis is imposed on them.

Foreign Policy in Focus (2021-09-11). September 11 and the Debacle of 'Nation-Building' in Iraq and Afghanistan. juancole.com By Walden Bello | — ( Foreign Policy in Focus ) — In one of his interviews before the Taliban retook Afghanistan, John Bolton, Trump's former national security adviser, blamed the American failure in Afghanistan on a change in Washington's mission from anti-terrorism to "nation building." In his view, Washington should just have held strategic …

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-09-11). Abdullah rejects that he had been detained by Taliban. en.mehrnews.com Head of Afghanistan's High Council for National Reconciliation Abdullah Abdullah rejected the news of his arrest and transfer to an unknown location by the Taliban.

Dan Cohen (2021-09-11). How the US Trained the Afghan Mujahideen to Produce War Propaganda. globalresearch.ca

David Ray Griffin (2021-09-11). The Invasion of Afghanistan on October 7, 2001: Did the 9/11 Attacks Justify the War in Afghanistan? globalresearch.ca Will the war in Afghanistan turn out to be "Obama's Vietnam"?

Ramzy Baroud (2021-09-11). Following Afghanistan Defeat: Can EU Win Own 'Independence' from the US? dissidentvoice.org Suddenly, the idea put forth by French President, Emmanuel Macron, late last year does not seem so far-fetched or untenable after all. Following the US-NATO hurried withdrawal from Afghanistan, European countries are now forced to consider the once unthinkable: a gradual dismantling from US dominance. When, on September 29, 2020, Macron uttered these words: "We, some countries …

TASS (2021-09-11). NATO lays blame at door of Ghani's government by accusing it, Lavrov says. tass.com Russian Foreign Minister pointed out that NATO should assess the situation in Afghanistan more comprehensively, impartially and self-critically…

ecns.cn (2021-09-11). China expects Afghan Taliban to make clean break with ETIM terrorist group. ecns.cn China hopes the Afghan Taliban will make a clean break with the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) and other terrorist groups, and take effective measures to resolutely crack down on them, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Friday.

Max Blumenthal (2021-09-11). Day of the Planes: A 9/11 excerpt from 'The Management of Savagery'. thegrayzone.com In "The Management of Savagery," Max Blumenthal explores the Saudi connection to the 9/11 attacks, the Islamophobic US backlash, and the neocon push to destabilize the Middle East After reading the following except Blumenthal's "The Management of Savagery," get the latest edition here along with a free e-book. Two hours' drive from Kandahar, in the southern Afghan desert city where the Taliban were born and where Osama bin Laden maintained his operational base, a February 2001 wedding ceremony became the …

Yves Engler (2021-09-11). Afghanistan a Military and an 'Aid' Failure. orinocotribune.com By Yves Engler — Aug 30, 2021 | While recent events have destroyed the credibility of militarists who pushed for the invasion and 20-year-long occupation of Afghanistan, the moral bankruptcy of their supporters in the aid industry has also been stunningly revealed. | A quick Taliban victory over the foreign trained "Afghan army" at least (momentarily) embarrassed Canadian militarists. But what about their camp followers in the NGO universe? | Over the past two decades Ottawa has plowed over

Anticapitalist Resistance (2021-09-11). The US Lost in Afghanistan. But US Imperialism Isn't Going Anywhere. indybay.org With the "Vietnam syndrome" reloaded, there is a strong mistrust against large-scale foreign expeditions among the US public, including the US military. But there is much less attention and action on the part of the antiwar movement when it comes to the rampant massacres perpetrated by the United States through drones and pinpoint strikes.

Rainer Shea (2021-09-11). The Uyghur Narrative's Goal: Proxy Destabilization of Afghanistan. orinocotribune.com By Rainer Shea — Sep 4, 2021 | The events following the Afghanistan pullout are revealing the long-term goal of Washington's rhetorical focus on the Uyghurs during recent years: to manufacture consent for a new U.S.-backed jihadist movement within Afghanistan, one that can be used to strike against China like how the Mujahideen struck against the Soviet Union. | The conditions surrounding this new anti-communist Afghanistan proxy war differ from those of the previous one. China isn't stretched unsustainably thin, like the USSR was during the final decade of its existence. And China has no reason to get milit…

Staff (2021-09-11). Two decades on from 9/11, the US has paid a heavy price for its War on Terror. rt.com On the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, and after the hasty Afghanistan withdrawal, the American War on Terror is partially winding down. The costs of the conflict have been staggering, the gains few, and the losses tragic. | From the moment the first hijacked Boeing 767 slammed into the North Tower of New York's World Trade Center, the world was changed forever. By the end of September 11, 2001, 3,000 Americans were dead, and the US was at war. | "We will make no distinction between the terrorists who committed these acts, and those who harbor them," President George W. Bush told the nation that evening,…

Robert Koehler (2021-09-11). Letting the future out of its cage. zcomm.org Even as we allegedly pull out of Afghanistan, the American defense budget increases. Orwell was right. Endless war is the real point of all this…

Jack Rasmus (2021-09-11). The 2nd Afghan War & US Retreat from Central Asia. zcomm.org The costs of maintaining empire have now become greater than the costs of extending empire for the US. It's a cost of empire and a juncture the US had never faced since 1944-45…

Joe Glenton (2021-09-11). After 20 years of war, we're getting an Afghanistan inquiry. But it's not the one we need. thecanary.co The UK Defence Committee has proposed an inquiry into the recent, messy end of the 20 year war in Afghanistan. The scrutiny body has laid out a series of questions it wants answered. But it's far from the inquiry we need into the decades-long disaster. | Committee chair Tobias Elwood MP

New Atlas (2021-09-11). East vs. West: Two Approaches to Dealing with Extremism. newatlas.report September 11, 2021 (NEO — Brian Berletic) — The New York Times in its September 3, 2021 article, "New Zealand Police Kill 'Extremist' Who Stabbed 6 in ISIS-Inspired Attack," would report that a Sri Lankan national injured 6 people before being shot to death by police. The article revealed that the suspect arrived in New …

Juan Cole (2021-09-11). The Accumulated Evil of the Whole: That time Bush and Co. made the September 11 Attacks a Pretext for War on Iraq. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — Kyle Swenson at Washington Post reported in 2018 that Floridian Ishnar Lopez-Ramos was in love, but her intended only had eyes for another woman. So Ms. Lopez-Ramos enlisted two 22-year-old accomplices to target the other woman, who worked at the Ross Dress for Less at a shopping Center near Kissimee. …

Binoy Kampmark (2021-09-11). Messianic Failure: Pursuing the GWOT Jabberwock. dissidentvoice.org Anniversaries can provide occasions for reflection and deep consideration. Past errors and misjudgements can be considered soberly; historical distance provides perspective. Mature reflections may be permitted. But they can also serve the opposite purpose: to cake, cloak and mask the record. The gooey name GWOT, otherwise known as the Global War on Terrorism, is some …

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-11). Turkey, Azerbaijan complete military exercise in conquered Nagorno-Karabakh. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azerbaijani-Turkish military exercises wrap up in Lachin district Joint tactical live fire exercises of Azerbaijani and Turkish special forces in Azerbaijan's Lachin district ended…. According to the [defense] ministry, during the exercises, special forces successfully fulfilled the tasks on conducting reconnaissance in difficult terrain, setting up ambushes on the roads, detecting, neutralization and destroying sabotage …

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-09-11). Several Turkish forces killed, wounded in bomb blast in Idlib. en.mehrnews.com Several Turkish military forces were killed and injured when a bomb exploded on a Turkish patrol route north of Idlib, news sources reported.

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-09-11). What is Behind Capture of 'El Pollo' Carvajal in Spain? orinocotribune.com Retired Venezuelan military officer Hugo "El Pollo" Carvajal was captured in Spain by security forces after remaining in hiding since 2019. Carvajal is a fugitive from the controversial United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and a request for his extradition has been issued by Washington, DC. | Carvajal, who defected from the ranks of Chavismo in 2017, is singled out for drug trafficking crimes, and is on a list of Venezuelan officials that the White House has been watching for several years, arguing that he possesses "key information" that allegedly would serve to remove President Nicolás Maduro fr…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-11). NATO backs Poland in conflict with Belarus, Russia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Poland ready to tackle 'provocations' as Russia-led drills start: defence minister Polish Defence Minister Mariusz B≈Çaszczak on Friday said Poland was working closely with its NATO allies to deter potential provocations during the Russian-led Zapad-2021 military exercises. **** The seven-day Russian-Belarusian war games, which kicked off on Friday, "are specifically oriented in the western strategic …

WSWS (2021-09-11). Amazon safety team member in Washington state loses his life to COVID-19. wsws.org Jeff Linnell was a member of Amazon's safety team at the BFI4 fulfillment center in the suburbs of Seattle, Washington.

WSWS (2021-09-11). Canada Conservatives rebrand themselves the better to pursue austerity and imperialist aggression. wsws.org The corporate media has touted Conservative leader Erin O'Toole as "a moderate," and promoted his claim to head a "different" and "open" Conservative Party. This is a sham and a fraud.

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2021-09-11). Perspectives on the Pandemic with Dr. Peter McCullough. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-09-11). The UAW and USW are not "negotiating" with Dana, they are conspiring against us! Build rank-and-file strike committees! No more forced overtime! wsws.org The recent announcement that the UAW and USW are going to be "reopening negotiations"—at some unnamed date sometime in the future—is a trap aimed at deceiving the working class.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-11). Ukraine: U.S. congressional delegation briefed on "Russian aggression" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Bakanov, U.S. congressmen discuss threats facing Ukraine Chief of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) Ivan Bakanov and U.S. congressmen have discussed threats facing Ukraine…. "The current threats from Russia are now related to the conduct of the strategic Russian-Belarusian military exercises West 2021 on our border, attempts to destabilize the political situation in our …

Anonymous Contributor (2021-09-11). Perspective from the Bordertown: On the Struggle to #StopLine3. itsgoingdown.org Below is a short submission from Lakota 'Black Elk' Maroon, a youth militant on the struggle to #StopLine3. Critical of movement leadership, the text looks at how mutual aid and political education could be a counter to the culture of constant mobilization. Even if this pipeline is completed, this is my home. Many seem to…

WSWS (2021-09-11). 20 years since 9/11 and the "war on terror" wsws.org The 20th anniversary of 9/11 coincides with the shattering debacle of the US "global war on terrorism", which was launched on the pretext of retaliation for the attacks of that day.

WSWS (2021-09-11). Greek government appoints right-wing extremist Athanasios Plevris as health minister. wsws.org The Greek government under the right-wing New Democracy party is reacting to the social tensions escalated by the pandemic with a further shift to the right and is bracing itself for a confrontation with the working class.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-11). 9/11: Speaking of Barbarism. libya360.wordpress.com José (Papo) CossThe building still standing in the background is the Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall, now preserved as the Atomic Bomb Dome. After the atomic bombing of Japan, the U.S. dropped powerful, more sophisticated deadly bombs. It is 20 years since the criminal attack on the Twin Towers in New York and the world's…

WSWS (2021-09-11). As Texas ICU beds fill to capacity, parents' anger mounts. wsws.org Tens of thousands of Texas school children are coming down with COVID-19, as ICU beds across the state fill to capacity and parents demand the implementation of basic public health measures.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-11). Three Brothers: Baku hosts Azerbaijan, Turkey, Pakistan special ops exercise. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Baku to host joint int'l training of special forces of Azerbaijan, Turkey and Pakistan For the first time, Baku will host 'Three Brothers — 2021' joint international training of special forces of Azerbaijan, Turkey and Pakistan starting from September 12, Trend reports. Starting from September 12, the 'Three Brothers-2021' Joint International Exercises of the Special Forces of …

Katrina vanden Heuvel (2021-09-11). On 9/11, time for a reckoning of failed US national security policy. asiatimes.com A reckoning with America's failed national-security policy is long overdue. Its calamitous misadventures in the Middle East and the global financial collapse of 2008 dramatically exposed the bankruptcy and failures of the bipartisan establishment consensus. Yet while citizen movements have begun to transform domestic politics, they have been virtually invisible when it comes to foreign …

Michael Welch (2021-09-11). Investigating the Truth of 9/11. Healing the Wound and Paying the Price. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-09-11). Defeat Australia's new anti-democratic electoral laws. Hands off the name "socialist"! wsws.org These laws seek to restrict and control the use of "socialist" and "communist"—names associated with the strivings and struggles of the working class internationally for two centuries.

Aaron Good, Ben Howard, Peter Dale Scott (2021-09-11). The Twenty Year Shadow of 9/11: U.S. Complicity in the Terror Spectacle and the Urgent Need to End It. covertactionmagazine.com Part 1: How the U.S. Used Radical Islam and 9/11 to Advance Imperialism and Override the Constitution This is Part …

David Sheen (2021-09-11). Were the notorious 'Dancing Israelis' 9/11 plotters, spies, or just common scam artists? thegrayzone.com The "five dancing Israelis" intrigue lives on twenty years after the September 11 attacks. But the reality behind the incident may have been more mundane. A bizarre incident in which a group of Israelis were arrested on September 11, 2001 has led to theories about the men's role in the attack on New York City's World Trade Center that day. After twenty years of conjecture and speculation, an investigation by The Grayzone indicates that the infamous incident was the product …

WSWS (2021-09-11). In a hail of gunfire, Washington D.C. police kill man in moving vehicle. wsws.org Video camera footage shows a group of police opening fire on Antwan Gilmore's as he tries to flee in his car.

WSWS (2021-09-11). Schools forced to close across Russia as COVID-19 spreads. wsws.org Russia's families are confronting a COVID-19 crisis in the country's schools, with a situation developing akin to that seen in the US over the last several weeks.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-11). Georgian military base upgraded to meet NATO standards. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Infrastructure works have been completed at the military base of the Defense Forces in Uplistsikhe Defense Minister of the Defense Forces, the Army Logistics Uflistsikhe assurance within Command base. Juansher Burchuladze got acquainted with the infrastructural works carried out on the spot. The Minister of Defense inspected the newly renovated barracks, which was equipped with …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-11). The Other 9/11: Salvador Allende and Chile. libya360.wordpress.com Bharat Dogra On September 11 the world rightly pays homage to the nearly 3000 victims of the horrible 9/11 attack in the USA. However on this day we should in addition also remember the perhaps even higher number of victims of the US-assisted military coup in Chile on September 11 1973 which also resulted in…

WSWS (2021-09-11). Australia: Widespread opposition to NSW government's homicidal "roadmap to freedom" wsws.org The plan to end lockdowns is threatening a collapse of the hospital system, in which critically-ill patients would be denied treatment.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-11). 9/11 and the Politics of Fear and Self-Preservation. libya360.wordpress.com Whitney Webb The 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001 is a particularly somber one, not just because of the horrific nature of events of that day reaching its second-decade milestone, but because of how little we seem to have learned in that amount of time. The fear and trauma generated by the events of 9/11…

WSWS (2021-09-11). Republicans plan fascist rally on September 18 in Washington D.C. to back jailed January 6 insurrectionists. wsws.org Organized by a former Trump campaign staffer, Matt Braynard, the rally in defense of fascist militia members arrested for their actions on January 6 is a continuation of the Republican Party's defense of Trump's attempted coup.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-11). 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…

William rivers Pitt (2021-09-11). As Delta Surges, Other Variants Wait in the Wings. Biden Must Take Action. zcomm.org Put simply, there is deep fear within viral research circles that the mutations found in Mu may allow the variant to defeat our vaccine-enhanced immunity…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-11). France may deploy warships, troops to Australia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com France could access Australian military sites as countries look to boost ties French warships and troops would be given guaranteed access to Australian naval bases and military sites under a proposal being discussed by both countries, as the federal government moves to lock in the next stage of its troubled $90 billion future submarine program …

_____ (2021-09-11). From 9/11 to Covid, Social Security Is There for Us in Times of Crisis. commondreams.org Middle East experts who opposed America's post-9/11 wars were ridiculed as anti-American extremists. In reality, it was the pro-war right that was making us less safe.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-11). Mayo Clinic Minute: What you can eat to help avoid getting kidney stones. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It's estimated that 1 in 10 people will get a kidney stone in his or her lifetime. Kidney stones are not only painful, but also they can lead to serious complications that may require hospitalization and even surgery. The good news is kidney stones are preventable, and prevention can be as simple as eating the right foods. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Ivan Porter II, a Mayo Clinic nephrologist, explains how to take a dietary…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-11). 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 (2021-09-11). Ukraine is linchpin in new Intermarium project to drive Russia out of Europe, Caucasus — FM. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Kuleba: Ukraine actively shaping new architecture of regional, global security The Crimea Platform, initiated by President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky, is a new tool for the formation of regional and global security…, said Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba. **** "Our state is creating new alliances and actively forming a new architecture of global and regional …

Green Party (2021-09-11). Sunday 9/12: Housing is a Human Right, with Carroll Fife, Dolores Tejada, & Cheuk-Ning Li: Green Sunday. indybay.org Online, on Zoom — Please see details below.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-09-11). What Happened on the Planes on September 11, 2001? The 9/11 Commission "Script" Was Fabricated. globalresearch.ca The following article published seventeen years ago, in August 2004 refutes the 9/11 Commission script as to what actually happened on the planes. | Much of this detailed information was based on alleged cell phone conversations between passengers and family members. …

Staff (2021-09-11). CIVIL RIGHTS arm of US Department of Education launches investigation into Florida governor's ban on obligatory masks in schools. rt.com Just as a Florida appeals court reinstated Governor Ron DeSantis's ban on school mask mandates, the Department of Education has announced a probe into the opt-out policy, claiming it may hurt disabled students. | US President Joe Biden's administration seemingly did not waste time in responding to the Republican governor's recent

Brian Shilhavy (2021-09-11). Vaccine Injuries from COVID-19 Shots Fill Hospitals as U.S. Government Lies and Claims a "Pandemic of Unvaccinated" globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-09-11). One 9/11 First Responder Reflects: Life is Duty. commondreams.org It will be a pity if, instead of using this as an opportunity to try to understand why September 11 happened, Americans use it as an opportunity to usurp the whole world's sorrow to mourn and avenge only their own.

sputniknews (2021-09-11). US May Include Israel and Gulf State Allies in Its New Drone-based Task Force, Iranian Media Says. sputniknews.com On Wednesday, the US Navy's 5th Fleet unveiled plans to create a new task force headquartered in Bahrain. The force expected to be equipped with the latest US airborne, waterborne and underwater military drone technology.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-11). War and energy: U.S., Ukraine discuss Strategic Partnership Commission. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ukraine, U.S. discuss preparations for Strategic Partnership Commission "The interlocutors [ Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Robin Dunnigan and the chief of President Volodymyr Zelensky's office Andriy Yermak] exchanged views on the results of the visit of President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky to the United States and next steps to …

Anonymous669 (2021-09-11). US Withdrew THAAD System, Patriot Batteries From Saudi Arabia — Report. southfront.org File image. | The US withdrew its most advanced missile defense system and Patriot batteries from Saudi Arabia in the recent weeks despite repeated attacks on the Kingdom by the Houthis, the According to the AP, the system, a THAAD [Terminal High Altitude Area Defense] unit, and the Patriot batteries were deployed in Prince Sultan Air Base, some 115 kilometers to th…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-11). 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…

Anonymous103 (2021-09-11). Biden Overstates by 700% Effectiveness of Covid Vaccines. southfront.org Illustrative Image | Written by Eric Zuesse. | The White House said on September 9th that Its announcement fails to link to any source on that allegation. However, if Biden got that estimate from the New York Times, then he was definitely overstating it by 700%. And America's 'news…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-11). Consumer Health: Sickle cell disease. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Sickle cell disease, which is a group of inherited red blood cell disorders, affects approximately 100,000 people in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about two of the most common types of sickle cell disease: sickle cell anemia and thalassemia. Sickle cell anemia Sickle cell anemia is caused by a mutation in the gene that…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-11). 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…

India Walton (2021-09-11). Pro-Corporate Policies Have Failed Buffalo. zcomm.org Interview with India Walton, a Democratic Socialists of America—endorsed candidate for mayor of Buffalo. Her campaign staged a major upset to defeat four-term incumbent Byron Brown…

Angela (2021-09-11). Saturday 9/11: Free Virtual Screening of the Documentary Film "The Bitter Peace" indybay.org

Uhuru Solidarity Movement (2021-09-11). Saturday 9/25: Yard Sale for Reparations Fundraiser. indybay.org Seminary Ave & Camden St, Oakland CA 94605 | what3words.com/paying.will.class

Anonymous103 (2021-09-11). Military Situation In Yemen On September 11, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 420 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On September 10, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 4 airstrikes on the Sarwah district | On September 10, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 7 airstrikes on the Rahbah district | On September 10, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 2 airstrikes on the Dhaher area | On September 10, Ansar Allah attacked a…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-11). NATO's war in the Arctic Circle: U.S. B-2s, Norwegian F-35s in joint maneuvers. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com With take off from Evenes, Norwegian F-35 flies mission with B-2 bombers This is the first time Norway's new generation fighter jets have operated out of Evenes airport inside the Arctic Circle when training with the Americans. Evenes airport near Harstad in northern Norway will from early next year be home to NATO's Quick Reaction …

KPFA Radio 94.1 FM (2021-09-11). Thursday 9/16: Jill Louise Busby & Sabrina Jacobs: Unfollow Me: Essays on Complicity. indybay.org Online webinar…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-11). Mayo Clinic Minute: What's frozen shoulder? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Pain and stiffness in your shoulder can make every activity including sleep difficult. Worsening shoulder pain, especially at night, could mean you have a frozen shoulder, says Dr. Christopher Camp, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/OU6-i4dKPKs Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-11). 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…

Susan Jaffe (2021-09-11). [World Report] New 9/11 casualties strain health-care programme. thelancet.com Thousands of people enrol in the World Trade Center Health Program every year, but—two decades after the 9/11 attacks—a funding shortfall is looming. Susan Jaffe reports.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-11). NATO Military Committee chief touts interceptor missiles in Romania. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Chair of NATO Military Committee, Admiral Rob Bauer, attends Black Sea and Balkans Security Forum in Bucharest, Romania Admiral Rob Bauer visited Bucharest, Romania on 3-4 September 2021. He participated in the fifth edition of the Black Sea and Balkans Security Forum 2021. **** During his discussions with the Romanian Chief of Defence, Lieutenant General …

Staff (2021-09-11). BioNTech 'preparing production' of Covid-19 vaccine for children under 12, which may be approved in Europe next month — media. rt.com German company BioNTech, which in partnership with Pfizer developed one of the most widely used anti-Covid shots, says it's preparing for the worldwide launch of its jab for younger recipients and might get approval in October. | An mRNA vaccine against coronavirus for children aged between five and 11 years old could be approved for use in Germany in a few weeks' time, as early as by mid-October, Der Spiegel reported on Friday. | "In the coming weeks we will present the results of our study on the five- to eleven-year-olds to the authorities worldwide and apply for approval of the vaccine for this age group,…

Chuanhui Xu (2021-09-11). [Correspondence] Cardiovascular safety of febuxostat. thelancet.com The FAST trial, reported by Isla Mackenzie and colleagues,1 found that febuxostat therapy did not increase the risk of all-cause death or cardiovascular death, which differs from the results of the CARES trial.2 One of the main differences in the FAST trial was the use of a lead-in phase and, as a result, the lower rates of treatment discontinuation (32 ∑4% in the febuxostat group and 16 ∑5% in the allopurinol group) and better quality of follow-up (6 ∑2% of patients in the febuxostat group and 5 ∑5% in the allopurinol group withdrawing from follow-up) than that of the CARES trial.

teleSUR, JGN (2021-09-11). Rusia reitera apoyo a mesa de diálogo político en Venezuela. telesurtv.net La vocera de la cancillería rusa María Zajarova afirmó que "solo los propios venezolanos pueden determinar su destino".

_____ (2021-09-11). From Our Post-9/11 Archives: "The Algebra of Infinite Justice" commondreams.org Social Security is a shining example of how we can strengthen our security when we pool our risks and responsibilities.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-09-11). September 11, 2001: The War Crimes Committed "In the Name of 9/11" globalresearch.ca The crimes committed in the name of 9/11 involving acts of war are far-reaching, resulting in the deaths of millions of people as well as the destruction of entire countries.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-09-11). 9/11 Unanswered Questions: Mysterious September 11, 2001 Breakfast Meeting on Capitol Hill. globalresearch.ca On the morning of September 11, the three lawmakers Bob Graham, Porter Goss and Jon Kyl (who were part of the Congressional delegation to Pakistan in late August) were having breakfast on Capitol Hill with Pakistani General Ahmad, the alleged "money-man" behind the 9-11 hijackers…

Staff (2021-09-11). 'Smell of metal & flesh was so strong you could taste it': 9/11 RT witness says it took him 20 years to watch the footage he shot. rt.com RT DE employee John Burns saw the horrors of 9/11 when he ran on to the New York streets with a video camera that day. However, he didn't have the strength to view the footage until two decades later. | Exactly 20 years ago John Burns grabbed a camera and ran outside shortly after the first hijacked plane hit the 110-storey World Trade Center tower. He filmed as crowds of astonished and terrified New Yorkers stood still at the sight of giant clouds of smoke rising into the sky. | "I just felt I needed to document it," Burns said. "I did shoot some video and I couldn't look at it later. I never looked at it, I…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-11). German warships integrated into NATO interceptor missiles system. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Germany readies frigates for ballistic missile defense missions The German Navy plans to equip its F124 frigates with new radars that expand the vessels' capabilities into the field of ballistic missile defense, the German military acquisition branch announced Aug. 24. **** The Navy's foray into ballistic missile defense follows the government's strategy of inserting requisite …

WSWS Repost (2021-09-11). Biden doubles down on reopening schools as child COVID-19 cases surge. indybay.org By insisting on full reopening of schools in the midst of a deadly pandemic, the US president will be responsible for countless deaths of students, teachers and their families.

Mike Giglio (2021-09-11). The Forever Wars Are Coming Home. zcomm.org When a country is at war for so long, moral boundaries gradually fall away. The forbidden becomes permissible, first overseas and then at home…

Staff (2021-09-11). War spending is a tax on working people who just want to live in peace, Roger Waters tells RT. rt.com The former Pink Floyd frontman spoke to RT's Going Underground on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and the 1973 US-backed coup in Chile, which led the right-wing dictator Augusto Pinochet to power. | The 9/11 terrorist attacks could have been a wake-up call for the US and the world to reassess priorities, but instead it fueled extremism and helped funnel public resources into the coffers of war profiteers, Waters told presenter Afshin Rattansi. | The US response to the terrorist attacks "empowered extremism on all levels of all factions, not just jihadists from the Middle East and elsewhere," he added. | Al…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-11). Science Saturday: Uterine microbe found to have disease-causing behavior in endometrial cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A tiny microbe thriving in the uterine microbiome — a population of bacteria, viruses, yeasts/fungi in and around the uterus— could be a contributing driver of endometrial cancer, according to a new Mayo Clinic study. "We have found that a microbe that is particularly associated with endometrial cancer is capable of pathogenic behavior, and is stimulated by one of the main risk factors for the disease — estrogen exposure," explains Marina Walther-Antonio, Ph.D., a researcher within the Mayo…

Thomas M MacDonald, George Nuki, Michele Robertson, Ian Ford, Isla S Mackenzie (2021-09-11). [Correspondence] Cardiovascular safety of febuxostat — Authors' reply. thelancet.com We thank Jasvinder Singh and Chuanhui Xu for their Correspondences. Singh asks about equivalent doses and urate concentrations. In the FAST study,1 before randomisation, a third of participants had their allopurinol dose adjusted upwards to achieve the target urate concentration. Those randomly assigned to the allopurinol group then remained on this dose, whereas those randomly assigned to the febuxostat group received 80 mg, increasing to 120 mg if required. Thus, it is not surprising that urate concentrations did not change much after randomisation in the allopurinol group, whereas febuxostat, given at almost e…

teleSUR, JCM (2021-09-11). Fallece el líder histórico de Sendero Luminoso, Abimael Guzmán. telesurtv.net Guzmán cumplía cadena perpetua en un centro de reclusión de máxima seguridad.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-09-11). Chile, September 11, 1973: The Ingredients of a Military Coup. The Imposition of a Neoliberal Agenda. globalresearch.ca In early 1970s, in a note to the CIA, Henry Kissinger recommended "Make the economy scream." The same concept has been applied to Venezuela, with advanced techniques of financial warfare.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-11). NATO to oversee large-scale war games at all Ukrainian training grounds, Black and Azov Seas. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Joint Efforts-2021 International Exercises Will Be Held On September 22-30 At All Major Military Training Grounds In Ukraine "Strategic command and staff exercises will take place from September 22 to 30, 2021 at all major military training grounds, as well as in the Black and Azov Seas," the statement reads. **** Military units of 15 …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-11). 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…

Gregory Hom (2021-09-11). Thursday 10/14: Speaker: Mitch Jeserich of KPFA's Letters & Politics. indybay.org Online Virtual Event…

sputniknews (2021-09-11). Moscow Has Documentary Evidence That US is Meddling in Russia's Election, Foreign Ministry Says. sputniknews.com The Foreign Ministry summoned US Ambassador John Sullivan on Friday over Washington's alleged efforts to interfere in Russia's upcoming parliamentary elections. The US Embassy claims Sullivan visited the Foreign Ministry building in Moscow to discuss the stabilisation of Russia-US relations.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-11). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Cancer is the leading disease-related cause of death in children. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org One in every 266 children and adolescents will be diagnosed with cancer by age 20, according to the American Cancer Society. Sarcoma — the term for a group of cancers that begin in the bones and in the soft or connective tissues — is one of the more common types of childhood cancer. Fortunately, recent treatment advances have increased survival rates. Of children diagnosed with cancer, 84% now survive five years or more. One of the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-11). A regenerative refresh to cosmetic procedures. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic has launched a regenerative cosmetic service for patients aimed at resetting the body's clock to a time of more youthful function and appearance. The Multidisciplinary Cosmetic Center at Mayo Clinic in Arizona pairs general and facial plastic surgery with dermatologists, gynecologists, vascular surgery, urologists and aestheticists to deliver services grounded in scientific evidence and the latest regenerative technologies. "The emotional and psychosocial benefits of cosmetic surgery are well-researched and clearly documented. It can…

Anand Naidoo (2021-09-11). The Heat: Xi-Biden talks and 9/11: 20 years on. america.cgtn.com Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Joe Biden have a lengthy phone conversation. And, 9/11 twenty years on — how the terror attacks forever changed the United States and the world.

Freedom Socialist Party (2021-09-11). Sunday 9/19: Stop the Giveaway of City College (CCSF). indybay.org New Valencia Hall, 747 Polk St. (at Ellis), San Francisco, CA…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-11). Consumer Health: Are you at risk for prostate cancer? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, which make this a good time to learn more about the risk factors for prostate cancer. Prostate cancer will affect 1 in 8 men, according to the American Cancer Society. After skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in men in the U.S. The prostate is a small walnut-shaped gland in males that produces the seminal fluid that nourishes and transports sperm. Many prostate cancers grow slowly and…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-11). Ukraine calls on world to condemn new wave of repression in occupied Kosovo (Crimea). antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The claims and even the exact phraseology of the following excerpts and comparable actions and statements by Ukrainian and Turkish officials cannot but evoke the lead-up to NATO's war against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in 1999. Substitute a toponym or two and it could describe the situation in Kosovo as NATO portrayed it to …

Alliance of Social, Economic Justice (2021-09-11). Thursday 9/23: Social and Economic Justice Film Festival. indybay.org Virtual event…

Yuanyuan Wang, Fei Kong, Jie Qiao (2021-09-11). [Correspondence] Gender equity, caregiving, and the 1-2-3-child policy in China — Authors' reply. thelancet.com Xiaoxiao Kwete and colleagues note the challenge of population ageing and low fertility that is happening not only in China but also in many other countries. With increasing longevity and a relaxing population policy, young couples are shouldering a growing burden of caregiving for their older family members and children. This burden is the main reason for the decreased fertility desire among young Chinese couples. Additionally, increased independence and more opportunities have empowered women to pursue their personal development, which inevitably results in a low fertility rate and…

_____ (2021-09-11). The Innocent Victims of America's War on Terror Deserve Remembrance Too. commondreams.org

John Feffer (2021-09-11). Did 9/11 Change Everything? zcomm.org The 9/11 attacks were a surprise. The response wasn't…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-11). Missiles, Suicide Drones Hit Saudi-Held Port On Yemen's Western Coast (Video, Photos). southfront.org Illustrative image, source: the Houthis media wing | On September 11, four ballistic missiles and three suicide drones struck the Saudi-held Mokha Port on the western Yemeni coast. | The missiles and drones struck the port's yard as well as a fuel storage facility. Footage released by local sources in Mokha shows dark smoke rising from the port. | According to the al-Arabiya, the attack was carried out by the Houthis (Ansar Allah). The attack started minutes after the arrival of a delegation from the Saudi-backed Yemeni…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2021-09-11). 2021 National Black Agriculture Breakfast Forum. indybay.org A 21st Century notion may help increase the current reality of @ 1% of United State Agriculture Producers of African Descent in both Urban Agriculture and Rural Agriculture Agribusiness…

WSWS Repost (2021-09-11). Democrats flood California with campaign surrogates and cash to back Governor Gavin Newsom. indybay.org Vice President Kamala Harris campaigned with Newsom Wednesday, and President Biden is expected Monday, ahead of the September 14 recall vote.

_____ (2021-09-11). The Strategy Session. Episode 32. strategic-culture.org

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-09-11). Video: What Happened on September 11, 2001. Michel Chossudovsky. globalresearch.ca ** | Michel Chossudovsky's …

Anonymous669 (2021-09-11). Houthis Captured Two Districts In Ma'rib During 3rd Phase Of Operation Evident Victory (18+ Video). southfront.org Click to see full-size image. | On September 11, the Houthis (Ansar Allah) announced that they had successfully concluded the third phase of Operation Evident Victory in central Yemen. | The operation was launched early in July in response to a large-scale offensive by Saudi-backed forces, which attempted to seized al-Bayda provincial center. | During the

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-11). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Onco-regeneration — Restoring function after a soft tissue cancer diagnosis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Soft tissue sarcoma is a rare form of cancer that has typically been treated using limb salvage surgery combined with radiation therapy. While limb salvage surgery helps patients avoid amputation, patients are often left with substantial functional limitations. Now advancements in microsurgery are making it possible to harness the body's ability to regenerate muscle strength after surgery to remove soft tissue sarcoma. Mayo Clinic orthopedic oncologists are teaming up with plastic surgeons in a procedure…

teleSUR, jaa, MER (2021-09-11). Vacuna Sputnik V muestra alta eficacia contra variante Delta. telesurtv.net Hasta el momento, la variante Delta se ha detectado en más de 100 países ante su rapidez de propagación.

Toward increasing Networking (2021-09-11). Online events w) Vandana Shiva, Krznaric, adrienne maree brown, Chomsky, Naomi Klein, etc. indybay.org Here are some 40 online events taking place over the next week (and starting at 10 am today, Sept. 8th), featuring people such as Maggie Nelson, Roman Krznaric, Kate Raworth, Vandana Shiva, Paul Mason, adrienne maree brown, Noam Chomsky, Ariel Salleh, Gar Alperovitz, Margaret Randall, Deepa Kumar, Naomi Klein, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Katharine Hayhoe, Howie Hawkins, Carroll Fife, Jennifer Robinson 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…

Zero Hedge (2021-09-11). "Not Now, Not Ever": Republicans to Sue President Biden over Vaccine Mandate as GOP Governors Go Ballistic. globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-11). Virtual ceremony will celebrate more than 120 graduates of Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Two keynote speakers, including Anthony Fauci, M.D., director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, will highlight the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences virtual commencement ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 11. Dr. Anthony Fauci The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences traditionally has had its commencement in tandem with Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine. This year's ceremony will be different, and not just because of the continued impact of…

_____ (2021-09-11). Many Americans Refused to Consider Why 9/11 Happened. The Costs Were Enormous. commondreams.org Countless people died in the 20 years of war our country launched in the name of our 9/11 dead.

Anonymous103 (2021-09-11). Number Of Russian "Black Hole" Submarines Deployed In Mediterranean Sea Reached New Record. southfront.org Illustrative Image | The number of non-nuclear submarines of the Russia has deployed five submarines in the Mediterranean Sea, known as "black holes" and serving as carriers of Kalibr cruise missiles."Currently, there are five Kalibr-PL cruise mis…

thelancet (2021-09-11). [Department of Error] Department of Error. thelancet.com Burkart KG, Brauer M, Aravkin AY, et al. Estimating the cause-specific relative risks of non-optimal temperature on daily mortality: a two-part modelling approach applied to the Global Burden of Disease Study. Lancet 2021; 398: 685—97—In this Article, the spelling of author Jiawei He's name was incorrect. This correction has been made to the online version as of Sept 9, 2021.

_____ (2021-09-11). Twenty Years After 9/11, 'The Only Way to Effectively Counter Terror Is to End War'. commondreams.org Respect is hollow in absence of shared sacrifice.

Stand Up America (2021-09-11). Friday 9/10: The Filibuster is a Jim Crow Relic Teach-in w/ Stand Up America. indybay.org Online event…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-11). Consumer Health: Childhood cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about three of the most common types of cancers in children: acute lymphocytic leukemia, neuroblastoma and pediatric brain tumors. Acute lymphocytic leukemia Acute lymphocytic leukemia is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow. It's the most common type of cancer in children, and treatments result in a good chance for a cure. Acute lymphocytic leukemia also can occur in adults, though…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-11). 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…

_____ (2021-09-11). 9/11 at 20: Our Moral Obligation After Two Decades of War. commondreams.org First, Washington needs to stop killing people. Next, we have to challenge our nation's assumptions and priorities.

Jubilee USA Network (2021-09-11). Treasury Secretary Yellen Encourages Tax and Aid Deals to Confront Pandemic. indybay.org Improving tax collection raises needed resources for countries, noted Treasury Secretary Yellen at a virtual G7 finance ministers meeting.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-11). Sharing Mayo Clinic: "Divine design" gives multiple myeloma patient transplant, care at home. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Ann Arneson describes her journey to Mayo Clinic as "divine design." Ann — a retired teacher, a leader in her church and ministry, mother, grandmother, and line dance enthusiast — is Mayo Clinic's first bone marrow transplant patient to recover at home thanks to the new advanced care at home program. "I know that people and circumstances are not by chance, but for a purpose — part of a bigger plan," says Ann. A brush…

Extinction Rebellion SF Bay Area (2021-09-11). Friday 9/17: Stop Funding Fossil Fuels at Wells Fargo. indybay.org Wells Fargo Global Headquarters | 420 Montgomery St. | San Francisco, CA 94104…

Anonymous103 (2021-09-11). China Reveals Flight Control System To Land Hypersonic Drone. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Originally published on Hong Kong's

Angela Saini (2021-09-11). [Perspectives] The mistreatment of women in medicine. thelancet.com In 2002, feminist cultural historian Elinor Cleghorn began experiencing pains in her legs. 7 years on from this and other symptoms, including difficulty breathing, she was finally told that she had lupus. The long journey to this diagnosis came filled with confusion and frustration. Doctors repeatedly asserted there was nothing wrong with her, despite her obvious anguish. "I've often wondered if women's chronic diseases wouldn't be so enigmatic if medicine accepted that they can't be understood through biological evidence alone", she writes.

Isaac Nellist (2021-09-11). Locked down residents call for rent relief, less policing. greenleft.org.au 'They are just doing this because we're poor. That's what it comes down to,' a resident of a locked down social housing complex said. Isaac Nellist reports.

The Canary (2021-09-11). Survey shows majority of parents worried about school reopening due to coronavirus. thecanary.co Around half of adults are worried about their child going back to school or college after the summer holidays, figures suggest. | Concern: | Some 48% of adults with dependent children said they were very or somewhat worried about their child returning to education settings, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said. | Almost a quarter (23%) said they were somewhat unworried or not worried at all. | The main reasons for those worried was fear about their child catching coronavirus (58%), spreading coronavirus (31%), and concern about their mental health and wellbeing due to changes in the school or col…

Kevin Gosztola (2021-09-10). How The Post-9/11 Climate Helped Turn The Satirical 'Buffalo Soldiers' Into A Flop. thedissenter.org Promotional poster from Miramax for "Buffalo Soldiers." Fair use included for purposes of commentary. | [Editor's Note: This is the second in The Dissenter's

RobertAlvarez (2021-09-10). 9/11 and After: The Need Is Still for Justice, Not Vengeance. ips-dc.org The U.S. has spent over $21 trillion on wars, the military, and the national security state since 9/11. That money should have been used for health care, climate, jobs, and education.

Olivia Rosane (2021-09-10). Top 5 meat and dairy companies match Exxon in greenhouse gas emissions. nationofchange.org "We are talking about a lack of political will to steer or transition the agricultural sector into a climate-friendly and biodiversity-friendly direction."

Staff (2021-09-10). Harvard Will Divest From Fossil Fuels After a Decade of Pressure. truthout.org Nearly a decade of tireless grassroots activism led by students, alumni, and faculty members culminated in Harvard University's announcement Thursday that it is ending its investments in planet-warming fossil fuels, a decision campaigners celebrated as a major victory for the climate movement. | In an

Moderator (2021-09-10). Becoming a Climate Refugee. scheerpost.com The Dixie Fire rages in California on Aug. 26, 2021. ( By Jane Braxton-Little / GREENVILLE, CA — At 10 a.m. on July 22nd, I interviewed a New York University professor about using autonomous robots, drones, and other unmanned devices to suppress structural and wildland fires. I sent the interview to an online transcription service, wa…

Priti Gulati Cox — Stan Cox (2021-09-10). The Gritty Reality of Solar Power. counterpunch.org Time is fast running out. The world's affluent nations, with their abundant greenhouse emissions, have to finally drag themselves across the starting line and begin phasing out fossil fuels at the accelerated pace that the climate emergency demands. And if they can manage to do that, they clearly will need to quickly build up wind

Sarah Lazare (2021-09-10). Imagine If We Had Spent the Last 20 Years Fighting Climate Change Instead of the War on Terror. zcomm.org At the dawn of the new millennium, we directed our national resources in the exact wrong direction. But it's not too late to turn things around…

Ian Angus (2021-09-10). Ecosocialist Bookshelf — September. greenleft.org.au Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus introduces six new books for your 'must read soon' list.

Sonali Kolhatkar (2021-09-10). A Climate Disaster is Unfolding Before Our Eyes…And Politicians Still Refuse to Take Action. counterpunch.org On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina made landfall off the coast of Louisiana, triggering a slow-moving disaster as floodwaters breached the levees around New Orleans. Nearly 2,000 people were killed over several weeks, hundreds of thousands of homes were destroyed, and the city was left in ruins. Environmental scientists warned that Katrina was a taste

Julia Rock (2021-09-10). Boebert's Anti-Climate Self-Enrichment Scheme. dailyposter.com

K. Jessica Hsu — Mark Schuller (2021-09-10). Haitians Helping Haitians. counterpunch.org January 9, 2010, the day before the massive earthquake hit Haiti, Dahline was washing clothes by the river at the far end of the island in a town called Abricots. Her face bore the scars of various epileptic seizures she had suffered. On her right forearm was a deep bluish scar from when she fell

Fred A. Reed (2021-09-10). Remembering Mikis Theodorakis. counterpunch.org On August 8 composer Mikis Theodorakis was laid to earth in the city of Chania, in western Crete. He was ninety-six years old at the time of his death. But he had lived more lives—and certainly helped change far more lives—than most mortals could ever dream of. This short memoir, devoted to the memory of

Anonymous669 (2021-09-10). Brother Of Afghan Resistance Leader Killed By Taliban While Attempting To Flee Panjshir. southfront.org Illustrative image. | The Taliban had killed Roohullah Saleh, brother of former Afghan Vice President Amarullah Saleh, in the northeastern province of Panjshir, Afghan sources reported on September 10. | Roohullah was reportedly ambushed by Taliban fighters in the district of Rukha as he was attempting to flee Panjshir towards the capital, Kabul. The death of Roohullah is yet to be officially confirmed by his family, the Afghan resistance or the Taliban. | Locals claim that Roohullah Saleh, elder brother of Amarullah Saleh…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-10). Indian Media Claims Pakistan Airforce Struck Panjshir, Proves It With Video Game Footage. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Indian news broadcasts claimed that the Pakistani airforce attacked the Panjshir valley in Afghanistan to assist the Taliban in fighting the Resistance Front. | Indian media did so by sharing footage of alleged Pakistani airstrikes. The only issue? | It's not real, as it was footage from the video game Arma 3. | @republic, The 'exclusive video' that your team has accessed of Airstrikes at #PanjshirVall…

Otis Grotewohl (2021-09-10). Workers commemorate centennial of the Battle of Blair Mountain. workers.org Charleston, W.Va. United Mine Workers (UMWA) members retrace steps of striking miners 100 years later, Sept. 3-5, West Virginia. Throughout West Virginia, mine workers, activists and workers from around the world commemorated the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Blair Mountain over the Labor Day weekend. There were over 30 . . . |

WSWS (2021-09-10). The role of the trade unions: Biden's fairy tale vs. reality at Dana. wsws.org On Wednesday afternoon, President Joe Biden gave a Labor Day speech that presented a fairy tale version of the role of the trade unions. The brutal reality is playing out across more than 15 Dana auto parts plants as the UAW and USW attempt to force through concessions contracts that workers overwhelmingly voted down.

ecns.cn (2021-09-10). Xi calls for adding more positive factors to China-U.S. relations. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping said Friday that relevant government agencies of China and the United States could advance collaboration and tap more cooperation potential, so as to add more positive factors to the bilateral relationship.

WSWS (2021-09-10). Australian Labor Party helps push through "extraordinary" surveillance laws. wsws.org Labor backs bill to allow the police and intelligence forces to secretly hack into online devices, collect, alter or delete data, and take over social media accounts.

Liberation News (2021-09-10). Los Angeles organizers say 'Shut 'Em Down' at prisoner solidarity rally. peoplesdispatch.org 60 local activists, organizers and community members took in Los Angeles, gathered outside the Los Angeles County's Men's Central Jail on September 4. The rally was organized by the formerly incarcerated, community members of incarcerated loved ones, the Party for Socialism and Liberation of Los Angeles, ANSWER Los Angeles, Black Lives Matter Pasadena, and the Coalition to Free Ruchell Magee. Other community organizations such as Coalition for Community Control Over the Police, Creating Justice LA + Church Without Walls, Labor Against Racism and War, Change West Covina, Groundgame LA, La Puente Mutual Aid, and Ne…

Arturo "Tootie" Alvarez (2021-09-10). Ron Herrera on Leadership and the Labor Movement. latinorebels.com Ron Herrera is a man of many titles.

Dean Baker (2021-09-10). The Economic Recovery: Where Are We Now? counterpunch.org Last week's jobs report filled news accounts with stories of gloom and doom. The 235,000 new jobs created in August was well below most projections. The theme was that something had gone seriously wrong with the economy and we should be very worried about the prospects for the labor market and the economy through the

Staff (2021-09-10). #SaveIsraa: Freedom, justice and dignity for Israa Jaabis! samidoun.net On October 11, 2015, Palestinian mother, educator and social worker Israa Ja'abis was returning to her home in Jerusalem. However, an electrical failure in her car's airbag caused a fire as she approached the illegal Israeli occupation's Al-Z'ayyem checkpoint. In desperation, Israa got out of the car to get rid of the fire. Instead of […] | The article

Mumia Abu-Jamal (2021-09-10). A turning point in American corrections. workers.org The following lightly edited commentary by Mumia Abu-Jamal aired as part of the "50 Years of Resistance: Black August & Attica" live broadcast, hosted by the Prisoners Solidarity Committee of Workers World Party, Sept. 2. In my mind, Attica was a turning point in American — and I use the term . . . |

Workers World Party (2021-09-10). Editorial: Al terminar la ocupación, Estados Unidos miente para ocultar los crímenes. workers.org La sangrienta semana final de la ocupación estadounidense de Afganistán está repitiendo los crímenes de Washington de los últimos 20 años. Una guerra cuyo pretexto era combatir el "terror" está terminando, en medio del terror que han generado los asesinatos masivos de Estados Unidos. En 2009, personas de todo el . . . |

John Wojcik (2021-09-10). Biden's sweeping mandates curb COVID and right-wing Republicans. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—Joe Biden put his reputation as a president committed to protecting his people on the line Thursday by lining up all the powers of the presidency in a full frontal attack on COVID-19 and on Republican obstructionists determined to derail his administration at any cost. Biden is betting that vaccination mandates will curb the delta …

_____ (2021-09-10). Ten Thousand UAW Members Gear Up For A Strike Vote At John Deere. popularresistance.org Ten thousand production and warehouse workers for the farm equipment manufacturer John Deere will take a strike authorization vote September 12 across nine Auto Workers (UAW) locals in Iowa, Illinois, and Kansas. | Strike authorizations at bargaining time are not unusual for John Deere workers, and they haven't struck in 35 years, but there are reasons to watch this round of negotiations closely. | The last contract in 2015 passed very narrowly, by fewer than 200 votes out of 10,000 eligible voters, who traded rising health care costs for a small pay bump. | The largest Deere local, Waterloo Local 838, rejected t…

WSWS (2021-09-10). Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa. wsws.org Danish nurses walk out again over imposed pay deal after ten-week strike in defiance of government and union; ScotRail strikes continue and expand in Scotland as engineer vote to walk out; Nigerian doctors strike enters week six, but union tells doctors in Lagos state to return to work as other health workers threaten walk out…

Sarah Anderson (2021-09-10). Four CEO Pay-Related Taxes in Play on Capitol Hill. counterpunch.org Americans believe the ratio between CEO and worker pay should be no higher than 7 to 1, according to one academic survey. Last year, in the middle of a pandemic, average CEO pay ran hundreds of times greater than typical employee pay. At 58 U.S. corporations, the CEO-worker pay gap was more than 1,000 to

Staff (2021-09-10). "It's Not Just a Loss of Electricity" — Ida Left People Houseless and Jobless. truthout.org NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA—Residents and advocates were already bracing for a wave of hardship and home evictions across an economically vulnerable region when Hurricane Ida slammed into southeastern Louisiana last week, destroying homes and businesses and displacing tens of thousands of people during a COVID surge. The storm left entire communities without power and clean water for over a week and countless workers without a paycheck as rent came due and federal pandemic supports dissipated.

_____ (2021-09-10). 'Historic Victory': California Passes Bill to Improve Conditions for Amazon Workers. commondreams.org The only way to combat terrorism is to end these wars for vengeance and profit.

_____ (2021-09-10). 'Have At It': Biden Welcomes GOP Challenges to New Vaccine Mandates. commondreams.org Assembly Bill 701 would bar companies from using quotas that impede workers' health and safety.

Staff (2021-09-10). Headlines for September 10, 2021. democracynow.org Biden Orders Vaccine Mandates for Federal Workers and Large Employers, International Flights Resume from Kabul Airport; Taliban Torture Journalists Covering Protests, Syrian Army Enters Daraa, Birthplace of Uprising Against Assad a Decade Ago, Biden Admin Extends TPS for 400,000 People Through 2022, Whistleblower Details Abuse of Migrant Children at Fort Bliss Base in Texas, SCOTUS Stays Execution of Texas Death Row Prisoner, DOJ Sues Texas over Unconstitutional Abortion Ban , Biden Withdraws Gun Control Advocate as ATF Nominee, Names Ally to Big Polluters for Key Energy Post, EPA Seeks Permanent Block on Pebble…

WSWS (2021-09-10). Support the strike at Berlin's hospitals! Build action committees! wsws.org Behind the scenes, Verdi, the Senate and management are frantically seeking to divide the health workers and sell out the strike.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-10). Fighting Hunger in Joburg, One Meal at a Time. libya360.wordpress.com Magnificent Mndebele 24 August 2021: Children from Organic Market shack settlement, near Bramley View in Johannesburg, stand in line waiting at the food kitchen, which serves breakfast and lunch five days a week. Sanny Mashigo, 48, cooks and sells food to industrial workers around Strydom Park in Randburg, in the northwest of Johannesburg. But when…

WSWS (2021-09-10). Canadian workers speak out against reckless reopening of schools amid fourth wave of pandemic. wsws.org Ontario became the last province across Canada to reopen its schools, with almost one million students and two hundred thousand educators and support staff returning to crowded classrooms and poorly ventilated school buildings this week.

WSWS (2021-09-10). Workers in Shepparton, Australian regional town beset by COVID, speak out. wsws.org At the height of the outbreak, more than 100 people were infected in Shepparton, forcing another 20,000 into isolation.

WSWS (2021-09-10). Former UAW presidents Jones and Williams report to prison for embezzling millions in workers' dues money. wsws.org Former UAW Presidents Dennis Williams and Gary Jones have reported to federal prison to begin serving slap-on-the-wrist sentences.

WSWS (2021-09-10). Ukrainian government looks to intensify exploitation of IT workers. wsws.org The economic crisis caused by the pandemic is pushing the Ukrainian oligarchy to look for new sources of profit made on the backs of the working class.

WSWS (2021-09-10). UAW calls bogus "strike" at ZF Marysville Axle, while forcing Dana workers to remain at work after rejecting contract. wsws.org The UAW limited the action to only a handful of people, but there is enormous potential for Dana workers to unite with their brothers and sisters across the auto and auto parts industry to overturn decades of union-backed concessions.

Cancel the Rents (2021-09-10). Stop all evictions! Join national days of protest Fri. Sept. 24 — Sun. Sept. 26. liberationnews.org On September 24-26, join protests taking place nationwide to demand that Congress pass an indefinite moratorium on evictions that covers 100% of the country & cancel the rents!

_____ (2021-09-10). 'Momentous' Moratorium on Deep Sea Mining Adopted at Global Biodiversity Summit. commondreams.org "We must learn from the horrifying consequences of U.S. war and begin down a path towards peace."

Austin Reynolds (2021-09-10). Is social housing the solution to Anchorage's homeless crisis? liberationnews.org Year after year, bodies are found frozen in the snow as the city continues to fail to provide the homeless population with shelter let alone permanent housing.

Mark Fiore (2021-09-10). Lawsuit Vigilantes: Not Just For Texas Anymore! progressive.org Real live Texas abortion bounty-hunters appear to be exempt from a court-ordered stay.

James C. Nelson (2021-09-10). The Power of Privacy: the Future of Roe in Montana. counterpunch.org Texas' new anti-abortion law is one of the most restrictive in the developed world.[1] But no surprise that the brouhaha over women's right to abortion services has nothing to do with honoring their personal autonomy and little to do with fetal mortality. Rather, the fight is grounded in partisan politics. Historian Heather Cox Richardson provides

Tanya Wadhwa (2021-09-10). Mexico decriminalises abortion in historic ruling. greenleft.org.au Mexico's Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the laws that penalise women and pregnant persons for terminating their pregnancy are unconstitutional, reports Tanya Wadhwa. With the historic decision, the country's top court decriminalised abortions across the nation.

Staff (2021-09-10). We Have to Stop Limiting Our Focus to Courts in the Defense of Abortion Rights. truthout.org A state defies a landmark decision by the Supreme Court and enacts legislation that effectively bans a hotly contested civil right. The state designed the legislation to evade the federal courts' jurisdiction. The Supreme Court hears the case and, in a unanimous opinion, blocks the state's actions. Each justice signs their name to the beginning of the opinion and they condemn the state's attempt to "nullify" the Court's landmark decision through "evasive schemes." | That's what should have…

_____ (2021-09-10). Behind Every Dark Cloud of Terrorism, There's a Silver Lining for the Wealthy. commondreams.org "We urgently need Congress to pass a federal law to protect abortion access nationwide: The Women's Health Protection Act."

Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (2021-09-10). Marjorie Cohn on Texas Abortion Law, Kimberly Inez McGuire on Abortion Realities. fair.org (cc photo: Beth Wilson) | This week on CounterSpin: Many people will know that the Supreme Court ruled on Roe v. Wade in 1973, enshrining women's right to access abortion—to choose when and whether to have a child. It seemed to signal recognition that abortion is healthcare, that most women who have abortions are mothers (in other words, they don't need to have an ultrasound to recognize what's happening), that medical reality and theology are not the same, and that outlawing abortion doesn't stop it, but just pushes women to have unsafe abortions. | Less often considered is how immediately after Roe, Cong…

Radical Women (2021-09-10). Sunday 10/3: National Mobilization for Reproductive Justice. indybay.org Federal Building, 7th & Mission Sts., San Francisco…

Martha Burk (2021-09-10). A Chill Wind: Texas Unleashes Bounty Hunters on Women. counterpunch.org Back in the 19th century, Texas was awash in vigilante groups. In those dark years, various self-appointed "law enforcers" modeled after the Texas Rangers embarked on a decades-long campaign of ethnic cleansing of Indigenous peoples in the western territory. Thanks to the Supreme Court, the state is now unleashing another wave of newly minted bounty

Steven Sahiounie (2021-09-10). Energy Geopolitics: Electricity for Syria and Lebanon Depends on the US. globalresearch.ca

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