Daily Archives: September 16, 2021

2021-09-16: News Headlines

Emanuel Pastreich (2021-09-16). South Korea: Combating the COVID-19 Regime in Seoul One Step at a Time. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-09-16). US, Britain, Australia announce major military pact against China. wsws.org The fault lines of a disastrous new world war are rapidly emerging as the Biden administration forges alliances in the Indo-Pacific against China which the US regards as the greatest threat to its global hegemony.

Anonymous Contributor (2021-09-16). Two Zapatistas Disappeared in Chiapas. itsgoingdown.org Communique from the AJMAQ Network of Resistances and Rebellions denouncing the disappearance of two Zapatistas in Ocosingo, Chiapas, and the ongoing counterinsurgent war against Zapatista communities To the People of the World To the National Indigenous Congress To the Indigenous Governing Council To the National and International Sixth To the Networks of Resistance and Rebellion…

Bruce Wilds (2021-09-16). The War on Cash, Is It a Real Thing? The Answer Is Yes. globalresearch.ca

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-16). At least 3 killed and scores injured after security forces open fire on protesters in southern Yemen. peoplesdispatch.org Southern Yemen is under the control of the Saudi Arabia-led coalition forces, which are waging a war in favor of now deposed president Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi against the Houthis who control northern Yemen…

WSWS (2021-09-16). Indian court exhorts Modi to "protect Hindu rights" with further communalist "cow protection" legislation. wsws.org The Allahabad High Court judgment is emblematic of the extent to which the vile Hindu communalism promoted by Modi and his BJP has become firmly entrenched in India's supposedly secular judiciary.

Sebastian Smith (2021-09-16). Australia gets N-powered subs in US, UK partnership. asiatimes.com The United States announced a new alliance Wednesday with Australia and Britain to strengthen military capabilities in the face of growing rivalry with China, including a new Australian nuclear submarine fleet and cruise missiles. The announcement of the alliance — made in a video meeting by President Joe Biden, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and …

Shabbir Manjee (2021-09-16). Chicago alderman's abuse of power leads to calls to resign. liberationnews.org Gardiner, who has been in office since 2019, is infamously known for falsely filing a stolen cellphone report, which led to police harassment of an innocent man.

Steven Rosenfeld (2021-09-16). Arizona Mystery: Did Cyber Ninjas Botch Another 2020 Presidential Recount Attempt? counterpunch.org Did the Cyber Ninjas botch another attempt to recount Maricopa County's 2020 presidential ballots—an attempt that, so far, has escaped wide media coverage? It appears, at the very least, that a contract signed on July 28 by the Cyber Ninjas—the lead contractor in the Arizona Senate Republicans' election review—and Dr. V.A. Shiva Ayyadurai, a Boston-based

This Week in Fascism (2021-09-16). This Week in Fascism #119. itsgoingdown.org Welcome fellow antifascists! We got a massive column for you this week. We have a major action roundup, a special report on Boogaloo Boys attempting to gain access to Left protest spaces in DC, lots of news stories you may have missed, doxxes, call for action and solidarity — and so much more! Also, each…

Griffin Dix (2021-09-16). Gun Lobby Pulls Trigger on Nominee. progressive.org The gun lobby spends its money spreading the idea of a stark divide between "anti-gun" people and gun owners, who are its members. It's a myth.

This Week in Fascism (2021-09-16). This Week in Fascism #119: Pushing Back Against the Far-Right in Rural Oregon; Boogaloos Attempt to Draw Left into Coalition; KKK Leader Linked to 'Order' Outed. itsgoingdown.org Welcome fellow antifascists! We got a massive column for you this week. We have a major action roundup, a special report on Boogaloo Boys attempting to gain access to Left protest spaces in DC, lots of news stories you may have missed, doxxes, call for action and solidarity — and so much more! Also, each…

WSWS (2021-09-16). TV election debate in Germany: All candidates stand for herd immunity, mass layoffs and welfare cuts. wsws.org None of the three candidates hoping to be the next German chancellor explained what he or she is really planning after the September 26 election.

Raouf Halaby (2021-09-16). Israel and Yom Kippur: Time for a Day of National Atonement? counterpunch.org Yom Kippur—the Day of Atonement—is considered the most important holiday in the Jewish faith. Falling in the month of Tishrei, it marks the culmination of the 10 Days of Awe, a period of introspection and repentance that follows Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. According to tradition, it is on Yom Kippur that God decides

Elliot Sperber (2021-09-16). State of the Union: A Dress. counterpunch.org AOC's dress was on its way to meet Ronald Reagan's cowboy hat for lunch at the commissary (of the costume department of the Smithsonian Institute) when Melania's jacket appeared in the hallway. "Just where do you think You're going?" it asked, in a heavy Slovenian accent. "I'm going to Tax the Rich,"replied AOC's dress. "I

Tom Clifford (2021-09-16). An American General Has Suggested that His Country Could Attack China. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-09-16). Fraud vs reality—Canada's New Democrats and the 2021 federal election. wsws.org After two years of propping up Justin Trudeau's big business minority Liberal government, the NDP is attempting to market itself as an implacable opponent of the super-rich and ally of workers fighting for the wealthy to pay their "fair share."

WSWS (2021-09-16). Woodward revelations expose Democrats' calls for "unity" with Republican coup plotters. wsws.org The Biden White House and Democratic leaders in Congress see any investigation into the January 6 plots as an obstacle to bipartisan collaboration with the Republicans.

Dissident Voice Communications (2021-09-16). Presentations to Moscow's Horizon 2100 Conference by Cynthia Chung and Matthew Ehret. dissidentvoice.org Cynthia Chung is a lecturer, writer and co-founder and editor of the Rising Tide Foundation (Montreal, Canada). Matthew Ehret is the Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Patriot Review, Senior Fellow at the American University in Moscow, BRI Expert on Tactical talk, and has authored 3 volumes of 'Untold History of Canada' book series. In 2019 …

WildEarth Guardians (2021-09-16). Montana Puts Yellowstone Wolves in the Crosshairs. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-09-16). Video: Death of a Dana worker. wsws.org Danny Walters lost his life after having a seizure at work at Dana's Dry Ridge, Kentucky plant on the night of June 1, 2021. In this video, his widow Marcia speaks out against the sweatshop conditions which contributed to his untimely death.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-16). El Salvador: Declaration by Popular Movements on Bicentennial of Independence. libya360.wordpress.com Kawsachun News Thousands march in San Salvador on the 200th anniversary of Central American independence. September 15, 2021. Photo: Oscar Leiva Marinero Salvadorans marched through the streets of the capital by the thousands on Wednesday, in the largest anti-government protest since Nayib Bukele took office. On the Bicentennial of Central America's independence from Spain, social…

WSWS (2021-09-16). Ocasio-Cortez at the Met Gala: The farce, the spectacle, and the politics. wsws.org The fact that Ocasio-Cortez was even invited to the Gala reveals the degree to which she is integrated into, and accepted by, the political establishment.

Editor (2021-09-16). U.S. media support tech regulation—unless it comes from China. mronline.org Recently, U.S. media have been aghast at legislation affecting China's tech sector.

Abayomi Azikiwe (2021-09-16). Post-occupation Afghanistan Seeks to Build International Relations. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Shawgi Tell (2021-09-16). Global Economic Depression, Biden's Tyrannical Statements: More Mandated Covid-19 Vaccinations Will Not Solve Economic Failures. globalresearch.ca

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2021-09-16). Racist Stereotypes About Africa in the U.S. Media Have Long Driven the Rape and Plunder of the Continent—But Where Is the Outcry? globalresearch.ca

Editor (2021-09-16). Ambassador Alex Saab officially included in Mexico talks as part of Venezuelan Government delegation. mronline.org With the official inclusion of the Venezuelan diplomat, Alex Saab, into the Mexico Talks, a new stage opened in the development of the dialogue process opened in Mexico between the Venezuelan Government and sectors of the opposition, grouped in what is called the Unitary Platform.

_____ (2021-09-16). Urgent Appeal To Safeguard Palestinian Prisoners' Rights. popularresistance.org On Saturday 11 September, Al-Haq and partners submitted an urgent appeal to the UN special procedures calling for their urgent intervention to protect the lives of Palestinian prisoner escapees. On the evening of Friday 10 September, the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) captured two of the six Palestinian prisoners' escapees from Gilboa Prison on Monday 6 September, Yacoub Qadri, 49 years old, and Mahmoud Abdullah Al-Aridah, 46 years old, in Al-Qafzeh Mountain, Nazareth city, and earlier this morning, Zakaria Zubeidi, 46 years old, and Mohammad Qasem Al-Aridah, 39 years old, were also captured near Al-Tur Mountain…

Josh Frank (2021-09-16). Harriet Washington, "Medical Apartheid" counterpunch.org

rebekah (2021-09-16). What the Expanded Child Tax Credit Means to Me. inequality.org

Nora Barrows-Friedman (2021-09-16). Podcast Ep 44: Musicians make noise for Palestinian rights. electronicintifada.net Author Mona Hajjar Halaby retraces her mother's footsteps in Jerusalem.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-16). Algerian journalist Mohamed Moulouj placed in pre-trial detention on terrorism charges. peoplesdispatch.org Mohamed Mouloudj faces charges such as spreading false news, harming national unity, and belonging to a terrorist group. The authorities also arrested several prominent civil society figures, including academics, journalists and a Hirak activist…

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-09-16). Abrams Finds Culprit in Venezuelan Opposition: Capriles. orinocotribune.com Former US special envoy for Venezuela, Elliott Abrams, blamed opposition leader Henrique Capriles Radonski for having divided the Venezuelan right, adding this opinion to the many explanations already proposed for the failure in the US-led "regime"-change operation against the government of President Nicolás Maduro. | During an interview with the Miami-based extreme right Venezuelan journalist, Carla Angola, Donald Trump's employee dismissed Capriles' performance at a time when the White House accelerated its plans to overthrow the Venezuelan president. | "I am a critic," said Abrams, summarizing his opinion of H…

_____ (2021-09-16). El Salvador: Declaration By Popular Movements On Bicentennial. popularresistance.org Salvadorans marched through the streets of the capital by the thousands on Wednesday, in the largest anti-government protest since Nayib Bukele took office. | On the Bicentennial of Central America's independence from Spain, social movements and organizations from across the political spectrum protested in rejection of Bukele's authoritarianism, militarization, political persecution, the removal of judges, pacts with gangs, and the Bitcoin law, amid mounting discontent. | The Coordinadora Salvadoreña de Movimientos Populares is a coordination initiative of more than 100 organizations and networks of organizations…

_____ (2021-09-16). UN Human Rights Chief Calls For Venezuela Sanctions Relief. popularresistance.org Mexico City, Mexico – Michelle Bachelet, United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights, called on Monday for sectoral sanctions against Venezuela to be lifted. | "I reiterate my call for sectoral sanctions to be lifted," the former Chilean president said, recalling the negative impact of the measures on the Caribbean nation's economy. | The High Commissioner's call came during the opening of the 48th session of the Human Rights Council where she presented her report on the human rights situation in Venezuela. Bachelet also expressed her support for the ongoing dialogue between the government and the US-b…

Kei Pritsker (2021-09-16). Hunger stalks the United States. peoplesdispatch.org The Unity and Survival Program of the Philadelphia Liberation Center provided essential food support to a struggling population as the pandemic wreaked havoc. Their success demonstrates that the problem of hunger haunting the United States can be solved with the right political will…

WSWS (2021-09-16). Cutoff of federal jobless aid in the US leaves millions of workers scrambling to make ends meet. wsws.org The ending of federal unemployment programs and eviction moratoriums with the support of both Republican and Democratic officials has left millions of workers in the US desperate as they rush to figure out how they will provide for themselves and their families.

Saheli Chowdhury (2021-09-16). TOMORROW 17th @ 6pm: Chavista Chronicles from Caracas Live with Aidan Jonah, Editor of The Canada Files. orinocotribune.com September 12, 2021 (OrinocoTribune.com)—On Friday, September 17 at 6: 00 pm (EST), Orinoco Tribune will host a live episode of Chavista Chronicles from Caracas with Aidan Jonah, editor-in-chief of The Canada Files (TCF). | Aidan Jonah, a young Canadian journalist, founded The Canada Files—a socialist, anti-imperialist news website focusing on investigative journalism on Canadian foreign policy, in 2019. He has written about Canadian imperialism, federal politics, and left-wing anti-colonial resistance across the world. During the 2019 federal election in Canada, Jonah worked as the head of Communicatio…

Joris Leverink (2021-09-16). Introducing the ROAR — Resistance Studies Initiative collaboration. roarmag.org Research is too often relegated to academic conferences and jargon-filled publications locked behind paywalls. But critical investigation is part of our struggles for justice and liberation. | From street canvassing and workplace one-on-ones, to social relations and online communities, to storytelling and skill sharing, to scouting sites for occupation or disruption, to theorizing and problem-solving, to conflict mediation and strategy-building; our ability to build capacity for struggle is enhanced by a rigorous understanding of our communities and the world around us. | In this series produced in collaboration…

_____ (2021-09-16). On The Verge Of A Strike, Washington Carpenters Fight Union Leaders. popularresistance.org After narrowly rejecting a contract offer, the union representing 11,600 working carpenters in Washington state is set to start a strike tomorrow. | It's the fourth offer that members have nixed. A scrappy band of rank and filers known as the Peter J. McGuire Group organized the no vote over inadequate raises—despite pressure from union leaders, who were promoting the deal. They are also seeking reimbursements for high parking costs, increased employer contributions to health care and pension funds, and stronger sexual harassment protections. | Northwest Carpenters members voted down the latest tentative ar…

WSWS (2021-09-16). University of Delaware administrators refuse to inform students of COVID-19 cases on campus. wsws.org The University of Delaware gave orders to professors not to inform their students when a classmate tested positive for the deadly virus.

_____ (2021-09-16). How US Media Misrepresent The Wuhan Institute Of Virology's Laboratories. popularresistance.org Wuhan, China — While many people have already criticized the lack of evidence and scientific basis for the hypothesis that the Covid-19 pandemic originated from a laboratory, both critics and proponents of the lab-leak theory appear to have uncritically accepted false or unproven premises regarding work done at the laboratory most often implicated in these speculations, the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV). | Some of the most prominent accusations pointed at the WIV are that it was conducting research as part of China's alleged biowarfare program, and was conducting its experiments in substandard biosafety…

Matt Sedlar (2021-09-16). Black and Asian American Workers Falling Behind in Getting Back Jobs. cepr.net This article investigates how demographic groups are transitioning from unemployment into employment and how that compares to their historical relationship between job openings and transitions.

Ramzy Baroud (2021-09-16). From the "Iron Wall" to the "Villa in the Jungle": Palestinians Demolish Israel's Security Myths. dissidentvoice.org Twenty-five years before Israel was established on the ruins of historic Palestine, a Russian Jewish Zionist leader, Ze'ev Jabotinsky, argued that a Jewish state in Palestine could only survive if it exists "behind an iron wall" of defense. Jabotinsky was speaking figuratively. However, future Zionist leaders, who embraced Jabotinsky's teachings, eventually turned the principle of …

Shane Quinn (2021-09-16). US Plans to Support and Finance the Afghan Mujahideen from Early 1979. globalresearch.ca

Mistahi Corkill (2021-09-16). Big Tech Cartels Versus Freedom of Speech, Culture and Conscience. dissidentvoice.org I released a song called Rome is Burning to most streaming platforms on March 1, 2021. The next day the video of the song was posted on YouTube. The song and accompanying video are based on the mass protests that took place in 2020 against state organized racist violence and oppression triggered by a bystander's …

WSWS (2021-09-16). Concerns over financial stability behind Beijing's moves against Alibaba. wsws.org The intervention against so-called fin-tech companies follows a call from top levels of the government and the ruling Communist Party for news laws to regulate the digital economy.

WSWS (2021-09-16). US parents and educators denounce school openings as COVID infections spiral out of control. wsws.org More than 1.2 million COVID-19 cases among children have been recorded since the beginning of the school year, roughly one-fifth of the pediatric cases since the pandemic began.

Melvin Goodman (2021-09-16). The Dangerous Exaggeration of the Threat. counterpunch.org Threat perception is central to decision making regarding war and the use of force; alliance politics; and the role of deterrence. Exaggerations of threat make war more likely and weaken the ability of an alliance to function effectively and rationally. Since the end of World War II, the United States has consistently exaggerated the threat, particularly with regard to the Soviet Union during the Cold War. Once again, the United States is embarking on a campaign of exaggerated threat perception as politicians and pundits exaggerate the "threat" of a so-called "resurgent" Russia and a so-called "aggressive" China.

WSWS (2021-09-16). Interview with Dr. Malgorzata Gasperowicz: "We have to aim for global eradication!" wsws.org "Scientists should talk to everybody. They should disseminate the knowledge and become strong advocates for the elimination and eradication of the virus."—Dr. Gasperowicz…

Binoy Kampmark (2021-09-16). Bitcoin the Messiah: El Salvador Goes Crypto. counterpunch.org In a particular deli store in South Melbourne, a tongue-and-cheek message is attached to the cash register. "Bitcoin accepted there," it proclaims brightly. Naturally, it is nothing of the sort, a teasing ruse for the punters and those casting an eye in the direction of the store. Cold hard cash remains king, albeit one with

Staff (2021-09-16). Nuclear Energy Cameras Installed at Iran's Nuclear Sites under JCPOA Deactivated: AEOI Head. orinocotribune.com The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says the cameras installed at the country's nuclear sites as part of the 2015 nuclear deal were deactivated due to the failure of the other parties to live up to their commitments. | Speaking to reporters on Wednesday on the sidelines of a meeting of the Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, Mohammad Eslami said that under regulations of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Safeguards Agreement, the agency's cameras record data at Iran's nuclear sites just like other sites across the world. | "In addition to the obli…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-16). Racist Stereotypes About Africa in the US Media Have Long Driven the Rape and Plunder of the Continent. libya360.wordpress.com Jeremy Kuzmarov Black Lives Matter should promote Pan-African solidarity and denounce U.S. imperialism in Africa The Black Lives Matter movement has had a major impact in raising awareness about police brutality and the ongoing persecution of Black people in the United States but has been remarkably parochial in evading discussion of U.S. imperialism in Africa…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-16). The "United States" Isn't a Nation, It's a Terrorist Organization. libya360.wordpress.com Rainer Shea The idea that the United States represents an actual nation is a myth designed to comfort us in the face of the horrifying reality we on this continent are living out. This is a reality where an entire landmass has been illegally annexed, and put under an occupation which continues throughout the vast…

Donald Wagner (2021-09-16). Was Sabra and Shatila a genocide? electronicintifada.net The US has never been held accountable for its role in the massacre.

WSWS (2021-09-16). Interview with Dr. Jeremy Fischer, philosophy professor at the University of Alabama at Huntsville, who resigned over COVID-19 safety and morality concerns. wsws.org Professor of philosophy resigns post at the University of Alabama at Huntsville in protest of the school's inadequate COVID-19 health and safety measures.

_____ (2021-09-16). The Winner In Afghanistan: China. popularresistance.org The collapse of the American project in Afghanistan may fade fast from the news here, but don't be fooled. It couldn't be more significant in ways few in this country can even begin to grasp. | "Remember, this is not Saigon," Secretary of State Antony Blinken told a television audience on August 15th, the day the Taliban swept into the Afghan capital, pausing to pose for photos in the grandly gilded presidential palace. He was dutifully echoing his boss, President Joe Biden, who had earlier rejected any comparison with the fall of the South Vietnamese capital, Saigon, in 1975, insisting that "there's going to be…

_____ (2021-09-16). 20 Years Of Post-9/11 Amnesia. popularresistance.org The constant demand that we "Never forget!," the events of September 11, 2001 is rather laughable. Forgetting is difficult after enduring 20 years of war propaganda. News stories about that day are plentiful albeit useless, that is to say they add nothing to our understanding of why the U.S. was attacked and depend upon sentiment, jingoism, and tried and true claims of exceptionalism to maintain fear, hatred, and support for war. | The aftermath of September 11 gets surprisingly short shrift but it is just as important as the who, what, when, where, why, and how of that date. It was just three days later that the…

Felipe Antunes de Oliveira (2021-09-16). Dependency, gender, and race. mronline.org In the classical works of dependency theory, such as the Dialectics of Dependency (Marini 2011 [1973]); Socialism or Fascism (Dos Santos 2018 [1978]); Dependency and Development in Latin America (Cardoso and Faletto 1979) and Latin American Dependent Capitalism (Bambirra 2012 [1978]), race and gender are absent.

Mike Ervin (2021-09-16). Smart Ass Cripple: My First Taste of Social Security. progressive.org After waiting sixty-five years for this money, it feels satisfying to finally start receiving it.

Max B. Sawicky (2021-09-16). Social Security: Long May It Wave. counterpunch.org As the 45th president fades from the political scene, the Republican Party and assorted centrists are returning to the hackneyed themes of yesteryear, one of which is the supposedly dark cloud over Social Security. As Senator Daniel Moynihan pointed out years ago, if people are led to believe the program is in trouble, they will

WSWS (2021-09-16). Australia: Why you should become an electoral member of the SEP. wsws.org "The working class must have a political voice, which the ruling class through its latest legislation is seeking to stifle."

Ola Mousa (2021-09-16). Israel denies treatment to Palestinians with brain tumors. electronicintifada.net Gaza patients are still being blocked from medical care in the West Bank.

Philip Giraldi (2021-09-16). Another Look at 9/11: Ask Not 'What Happened?' but 'Who Did It?'. globalresearch.ca

Janet Menage (2021-09-16). Assisted Dying Is Open to Abuse. globalresearch.ca

Workers World Party (2021-09-16). PDF of September 16 issue. workers.org Download the PDF. Mandates alone can't stop COVID ALSO: Strike stops snacks; Abortion laws: Mexico & Texas; Evictions on front burner; Mine worker uprising 1921; Labor actions: Alabama, Michigan. Editorial: 20 years of lies since 9/11 Tear Down the Walls: Attica is all of us; Rally outside Soledad Prison; Running . . . |

WSWS (2021-09-16). Texas A&M student dies of COVID-19 as new cases explode at Texas colleges. wsws.org Students at Texas A&M University protested the administration's failure to protect students Tuesday following the death of 20-year-old Kirstyn Ahuero.

Rabbi Hillel Handler (2021-09-16). Stop the Covid Holocaust! Open Letter. globalresearch.ca

Carol Polsgrove (2021-09-16). History's Light on the Dark Road Ahead. counterpunch.org During the days of the U.S.'s exit from Afghanistan, I have been inching through the U.S. Army's own massive history of The U.S. Army in the Iraq War: a wide window on the ignorance and arrogance that has led the U.S. into one bloody quagmire after another. Based on hundreds of documents and interviews, the two-volume history starts off with long mea culpa—an acknowledgment of the naiveté that led the U.S. into a chaotic and bloody occupation of the land where human civilization began.

Elias Davidsson (2021-09-16). The Day After 9/11: UN Security Council's Passes Resolution 1368 and Starts "Pillar Four" of the United Nations. globalresearch.ca The first draft of this article was written in 2014. It is now ready for publication (including several corrections). | The first overt diplomatic achievement by the United States related to 9/11, was Resolution No. 1368. It was adopted at …

Ana Perdigón (2021-09-16). UN Rapporteur Denounces Negative Impact of Sanctions on Venezuelan People. orinocotribune.com The special rapporteur of the United Nations (UN), Alena Douhan, confirmed on Wednesday, September 15, that illegal sanctions and blockades imposed against Venezuela have had a devastating effect on the population. | In a report presented at the 48th session of the UN Human Rights Council, Douhan explained that the sanctions imposed against Venezuela do not correspond to the requirements of international law. | In that sense, she detailed with figures, studies, and examples, how the different measures imposed by the United States and its allies in relation to the Venezuelan oil, gold, and mining sectors, the econ…

Eric Tymoigne (2021-09-16). Money and Banking (Part 5 — FAQs about central banking). realprogressives.org This post answers some FAQs about monetary policy and central banking. Each of them can be read independently.

Brandon Smith (2021-09-16). How States and Communities Can Fight Back Against Biden's COVID Tyranny. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-09-16). Alex Saab Defence Team Confident Of Achieving His Release. popularresistance.org Femi Falana, SAN, who heads up Alex Saab's ECOWAS Defence commented "Contrary to some of the statements which have been made in the media, the legal process is far from over and His Excellency Alex Saab will not be going to the United States any time soon. The decision of the Constitutional Court on 7 September is leaves many legal ambiguities and my colleague Dr Jose Manuel Pinto Monteiro will be seeking clarification from the Court by way of an urgent submission this afternoon." | Dr Rutsel S.J. Martha, Interpol's former Head of Legal Affairs, highlighted the fact that no arrest warrant issued at the time of Al…

WSWS (2021-09-16). Washington D.C. law enforcement warns of armed violence ahead of Saturday's fascist "Justice for J6" rally. wsws.org Persistent threats of fascistic terrorist violence ahead of the far-right rally set for September 18 has prompted the D.C. Metropolitan and Capitol Police to ramp up security measures.

Juliana Ennes (2021-09-16). Illegal Logging Reaches Amazon's Untouched Core, 'Terrifying' Research Shows. globalresearch.ca

David Rosen (2021-09-16). Cities Struggle to End the Urban Digital Divide. progressive.org It's not just rural areas that lack available and reliable Internet access.

Staff (2021-09-16). Venezuela's International Reserves Increase as IMF Allocates Resources in Response to Mexico Talks — 'Leftists' Complain. orinocotribune.com The Central Bank of Venezuela (BCV) has publsihed on its website a considerable increase in Venezuela's The official BCV website reveals that the reserves are currently at $11.3 billion, representing an increase of $5.1 billion, according to the spreadsheet that tracks the daily movements of the reserves. | As for the origin of…

Staff (2021-09-16). Julio Borges: Assets Abroad 'Should Never Have been Managed by Opposition'. orinocotribune.com No one can forget that opposition leader Julio Borges was one of the main promoters of the anti-national strategy of demanding illegal sanctions against Venezuela and seizure of its resources to bring about the departure of the elected government of President Nicolás Maduro, always stressing that these decisions would not affect the Venezuelan people. | Now that anti-Chavismo has been forced to sit down with the government to negotiate in Mexico, since the time invested in defending the "sanctions" only brought loss of political strength to the radical opposition, Borges now says that assets abroad "should never…

Middle East Monitor (2021-09-16). Does Israel want to end its forever wars in Gaza? juancole.com Daud Abdullah | — ( Middle East Monitor) — Israel is finally waking up to the stark reality that it can no longer continue with its forever wars in Gaza. This was the critical message from Foreign Minister Yair Lapid when he spoke at a conference at Reichman University in Herzliya last weekend: "The State …

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2021-09-16). Nuclear White Elephants: Australia's New Submarine Deal. asia-pacificresearch.com

TASS (2021-09-16). Russia afraid that humanitarian aid to Syria could be embezzled — diplomat. tass.com The Russian diplomat welcomed the delivery of UN humanitarian assistance to the Idlib de-escalation zone but stressed that the task of its delivery to those in need cannot be considered attained without a mechanism of humanitarian aid distribution…

TASS (2021-09-16). West using double standard on issue of women's rights — Russian diplomat. tass.com It seems that colleagues are much less concerned about the rights of women and girls in the Idlib enclave than in Afghanistan, Dmitry Chumakov said…

TASS (2021-09-16). Taliban call on world community to unfreeze Afghanistan's financial assets. tass.com Mujahid called on the international community to recognize the Taliban government and light the freeze on Afghanistan's financial assets, stressing that the current government is interim and discussions on how to make it more inclusive continue…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-16). Why Canada Must Confront the Myths of its Imperial Past. libya360.wordpress.com Yves Engler The Emin Pasha Relief Expedition (1886-1889) emerging out of the dense forest onto the plains of Africa. Led in part by Canadian William Grant Stairs, the expedition helped Belgian King Leopold II conquer the resource-rich Katanga region of the Congo. Image from Wikimedia Commons. Troubling history of the Royal Military College and its…

Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis (2021-09-16). The Land of the Free, Where So Many of the Brave Are Homeless. zcomm.org Resisting Evictions Amid a Pandemic…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-16). 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….

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts (2021-09-16). Fake US Covid-19 Statistics: CDC Counts Vaccinated Deaths as Unvaccinated Deaths. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2021-09-16). Smashing the Heads of Farmers: A Global Struggle Against Tyranny (India). orinocotribune.com By Colin Todhunter — Sep 13, 2021 | According to Reuters, more than 500,000 farmers attended a rally in the city of Muzaffarnagar in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh on 5 September. Hundreds of thousands more turned out for other rallies in the state. | Rakesh Tikait, a prominent farmers' leader, said this would breathe fresh life into the Indian farmers' protest movement. | He added: | "We will intensify our protest by going to every single city and town of Uttar Pradesh to convey the message that Modi's government is anti-farmer". | Tikait is a leader of the protest movement and a spokesperson of the Bhar…

Dr. Derek Kerr (2021-09-16). SF City's Retirement System Run By Cops/Firefighters Union Bosses Funds Newspaper Looters. indybay.org The SF City pension fund run by the police and firefighters union officials is allowing the public workers fund to buy the union busting "vulture" hedge fund Alden Global which is busting newspaper unions throughout the country.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-16). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-16). 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…

South Front (2021-09-16). Video: Riyadh Left Out in the Wind as Houthi Drones and Missiles Rain. globalresearch.ca

Pablo Cannabrava (2021-09-16). Brasil — øIntervención militar en el gobierno militar? globalizacion.ca Ingenuidad hablar en riesgo de intervención militar ante un gobierno militar de ocupación. Entre 9 y 12 mil militares ocupan en Brasilia los principales centros de decisión. Lo que está en juego es la continuidad de la actual ocupación manteniendo…

repost (2021-09-16). Vote for SEP candidate David Moore in California recall. indybay.org The Socialist Equality Party calls on working people in California to vote "no" in the election to recall Governor Gavin Newsom, and then to cast a replacement vote for our candidate, educator David Moore, the only socialist running in this election.

Staff (2021-09-16). Headlines for September 16, 2021. democracynow.org 1 in 500 U.S. Residents Have Died of COVID-19; FDA Scientists Skeptical of Vaccine Boosters, Pope Calls Out Anti-Vaccine Sentiment in Catholic Church, USA Gymnasts to Senate: FBI Failed to Investigate Reports of Larry Nassar's Sexual Abuse, Survivor Recounts Walking in on R. Kelly Sexually Assaulting Aaliyah When She Was Just 13 or 14, Chinese Court Rejects Landmark #MeToo Case, But Survivor Vows to Appeal, ICC to Open Full Probe into Rodrigo Duterte's Deadly War on Drugs in Philippines , Brazil's Top Court Delays Ruling on Case That Could Reshape Indigenous Sovereignty , U.S., U.K. and Australia Form New Coaliti…

WSWS (2021-09-16). IYSSE (Sri Lanka) meeting discusses US debacle in Afghanistan. wsws.org Students from almost all of Sri Lanka's universities participated in the event, indicating that young people are seeking a serious analysis of crucial international developments.

teleSUR, him, JL (2021-09-16). Movimientos bolivianos crean bloque en defensa de la democracia. telesurtv.net La Coordinadora manifestó su postura de defensa al Gobierno ante cualquier nuevo intento de desestabilización orquestado por la derecha opositora.

Rachel Evans (2021-09-16). Common Ground residents demand compensation for harsh lockdown. greenleft.org.au Residents of the social housing estate Common Ground are demanding compensation for the harsh and over-policed lockdown. Rachel Evans and Robin Elhaj report.

_____ (2021-09-16). Sanders Says There's 'No Excuse' for Any Democrat to Oppose Lowering Drug Prices. commondreams.org

Staff (2021-09-16). British health officials say school 'Covid teams' can vaccinate 12-15yos WITHOUT parental consent, so long as child agrees. rt.com Medical staffers can legally vaccinate school kids aged 12-15 without the consent of their parents, as long as the child agrees to the procedure, the British government has told schools in new coronavirus guidelines. | Unveiled on Wednesday, the new

sputniknews (2021-09-16). US Monthly Encounters on Southern Border Exceed 200,000 for Second Straight Month – CBP. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The monthly number of asylum-seeking migrants apprehended on the US southern border in August reached more than 200,000 for a second consecutive month, but the total was slightly lower compared to July, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) revealed.

Joshua Cho (2021-09-16). How US Media Misrepresent the Wuhan Institute of Virology's Laboratories and Safety Protocols. orinocotribune.com By Joshua Cho — Sep 15, 2021 | Even if we were to accept all the accusations against the WIV regarding their alleged subpar safety standards, none of it has any relevance to the COVID-19 pandemic unless it can be shown the WIV possessed SARS-CoV-2 in its lab before the outbreak, and there is no evidence of that. | While many people have already criticized the lack of evidence and scientific basis for the hypothesis that the COVID-19 pandemic originated from a laboratory, both critics and proponents of the lab-leak theory appear to have uncritically accepted false or unproven premises regarding work done at t…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-16). 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 (2021-09-16). 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…

Telematic (2021-09-16). Saturday 10/2: The Virion Transit – New work by David Bayus. indybay.org Telematic | 323 10th St. @ Folsom | San Francisco, CA 94103…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-16). Saudi Arabia Is Eyeing Russia's S-400 As Replacement For US THAAD & Patriot Systems — Report. southfront.org S-400 systems. FILE IMAGE: Alexey Malgavko / Sputnik | Saudi Arabia is eyeing the Russian-made S-400 "Triumf" long-range air-defense system as a possible replacement for the missile defense systems recently withdrawn from the Kingdom by the US, the London-based Over the las…

Tom Engelhardt (2021-09-16). Tomgram: Liz Theoharis, Making Sense of the Eviction Crisis. warisacrime.org This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here. The "Supreme" Court? Honestly, we may have to change its name. From abortions to evictions, it could soon lay this country low. So maybe it should be known as the SDC, or Supremely Dangerous Court? Or maybe the …

Karla Correa (2021-09-16). Pro-choice activist arrested at Manatee County Commission meeting. liberationnews.org On Sept. 14, activists gathered outside of the Manatee County Commission chambers to protest a county commission meeting where they would be discussing potential abortion restrictions similar to the Texas Heartbeat bill, which ban abortions as early as six weeks into a pregnancy.

Jason Ditz (2021-09-16). Syria: Israel Kills Three Shi'ite Fighters in Airstrikes; ISIS Kills Eight in Ground Ambush. news.antiwar.com

Harvard University (2021-09-16). New Research At Harvard Shows Psychological Harms Of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Last. indybay.org PHYSICAL HARMS OF THE PROCEDURE * Extreme Pain and Torture of the Procedure * Children Strapped Down or Restrained Creating Additional Trauma * Severe Bleeding Leading to Hemorrhagic Shock * Infections Septicemia and Even Death are Possible and common * Reduced Sexual Pleasure and Fulfillment * Painful Scars * Repeated Tears…

imperial.ac.uk (2021-09-16). Discover the world of atoms through dance with The Place and Imperial. imperial.ac.uk Physicists from Imperial have collaborated with The Place to create a series of educational dance videos about atoms and molecules…

David Giesen (2021-09-16). Saturday 9/18: Rent Control: the walking tour. indybay.org American Youth Hostel | 312 Mason Street | San Francisco | (meet in the lobby)…

CJ Polychroniou (2021-09-16). So-Called Democratic "Moderates" Are Right-Wingers Who Have Always Blocked Social Progress. zcomm.org The U.S. is the only liberal-democratic country in the world with a political system set up for two mainstream parties, a long and continuous history of union suppression, and without a major socialist party at the national level…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-16). Anonymous Source Rebukes Anonymous Claims That Mali Is Hiring "Wagner PMC" southfront.org Click to see full-size image | French Defence Minister Florence Parly has warned Mali against an alleged deal with Russian mercenaries. | This comes amid rumors that the country's military government is close to hiring 1,000 mercenaries. | These are, of course, from MSM favorite mythical Wagner PMC. | Two anonymous French sources told the AFP news agency that the Malian government was nearing a deal with the controversial Russian firm, which would underline Moscow's growing influence in the region."If the Malian author…

Rainer Shea (2021-09-16). Coups, Censorship & Propaganda: the US New Cold War Playbook. orinocotribune.com By Rainer Shea — Sep 14, 2021 | Uncountable are the editorials in every American and European newspaper and magazine of note adding to this vocabulary of gigantism and apocalypse, each use of which is plainly designed not to edify but to inflame the reader's indignant passion as a member of the "West," and what we need to do. Churchillian rhetoric is used inappropriately by self-appointed combatants in the West's, and especially America's, war against its haters, despoilers, destroyers, with scant attention to complex histories that defy such reductiveness and have seeped from one territory into another, in…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-16). 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…

Prof. Anthony J. Hall (2021-09-16). Workers Are Being Put in "The Line of Fire": Organized Labour and Mandatory Vaccines. globalresearch.ca The assault on people's rights is now being extended into the imposition of vaccine mandates. Working people are now being put squarely in the line of fire. They are facing ultimatums from employers that they will lose their jobs if they do not accept the injection.

Brian Shilhavy (2021-09-16). Local Detroit TV Asks for Stories of Unvaxxed Dying from COVID — Gets over 180K Responses of Vaccine Injured and Dead Instead. globalresearch.ca

The Conversation (2021-09-16). Critical race theory is an important tool in better understanding how religion operates in America. juancole.com By Tiffany Puett | — ( The Conversation) — The debate over critical race theory has played out in TV studios, school board meetings and state legislatures across the U.S. It has also found its way into churches. The theory comprises a set of concepts that frame racism as structural, rather than simply expressed through …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-16). 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…

Alex Bainbridge (2021-09-16). Extinction Rebellion: Great Barrier Reef is in terminal decline. greenleft.org.au Extinction Rebellion organised a snap action to call on governments to recognise that the reef is beyond being 'in danger': it is terminal decline. Alex Bainbridge reports.

Anonymous103 (2021-09-16). Europe's Energy Price Hike Could Have Been Avoided If Nord Stream-2 Was Not Delayed. southfront.org Click to see full-size imageNo immediate relief for European energy consumers as winter approaches. | Written by Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst | The price of gas in Europe has exceeded $950 per thousand cubic meters for the first time in history, according to the latest ICE Futures trading data. Such records have been continuously broken in recent times, especially since only days ago the price was $810. With Europe now creeping towards winter, the media and so-called experts are uncritically accusing Russian company Gazprom, the largest supplier of natural gas across the continent, as resp…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-09-16). The COVID-19 "Vaccine" and the Nuremberg Code. Crimes Against Humanity, Genocide. globalresearch.ca The health authorities, Big Pharma, the WHO, the Rockefellers and the Gates foundation are fully aware that the vaccine has resulted in countless deaths and injuries, including blood clots, infertility, brain damage, myocarditis, etc.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-16). 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…

news.un (2021-09-16). 'Tipping point' for climate action: Time's running out to avoid catastrophic heating. news.un.org The temporary reduction in carbon emissions caused by global COVID-19 lockdowns did not slow the relentless advance of climate change. Greenhouse gas concentrations are at record levels, and the planet is on path towards dangerous overheating, a multi-agency climate report published on Thursday warns.

Higinio Polo (2021-09-16). Viejos terroristas del Mossad. globalizacion.ca Los viejos pistoleros del Mossad israelí, que jamás se han conmovido por el sufrimiento palestino, tienen un alto concepto de sí mismos y creen que sus acciones terroristas son legítimas y justas porque defienden al Estado de Israel, aplicado alumno…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-16). French Troops Killed ISIS Leader In Greater Sahara: Macron. southfront.org Lehbib Ould Ali Ould Said Ould Yumani, aka Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi. Click to see full-size image. | Early on September 16, France's President Emmanuel Macron announced that French troops had killed Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi leader of ISIS in the Greater Sahara (IS-GS). | "This is another major success in our fight against terrorist groups in the Sahel," Macron said on Twitter. "With our African, European and American partners, we will continue this fight." | IS-GS has been active across large swathes of the Sahel region,…

Ian I Mitroff (2021-09-16). Dis versus mis-information: Unexpected insights from Covid-19. nationofchange.org Challenging false arguments/claims has never been more important, and yet more arduous.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-16). 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…

George Monbiot (2021-09-16). Earth's tipping points could be closer than we think. zcomm.org Our current plans won't work…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-16). Military Situation In Yemen On September 16, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 297 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On September 15, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 3 airstrikes on the Majzar district | On September 15, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 3 airstrikes on the Jabal Murad district | On September 15, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 10 airstrikes on the Nate area | On September 15, Saudi-led coalition…

Staff (2021-09-16). The Other Afghan Women: Rural Areas Hope Taliban Rule Will End Decades of U.S. & Warlord Violence. democracynow.org Violence in Afghanistan's countryside has reportedly dropped after the Taliban takeover and the withdrawal of U.S. troops, but the country continues to face an ongoing humanitarian and economic crisis, with millions of children at risk of starvation. Joining us from Kabul, New Yorker reporter Anand Gopal says he was shocked by the "sheer level of violence" Afghan women outside the cities have experienced in the last two decades of war. "The level of human loss was really extraordinary," Gopal says. "I think we've grossly undercounted the number of civilians who died in this war."

Anand Naidoo (2021-09-16). The Heat: Europe-U.S. tensions and role of NATO. america.cgtn.com Europe condemns the United States for its withdrawal from Afghanistan. We'll discuss what the souring of relations means and the future of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-16). 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…

Yasmeen Afghan (2021-09-16). One month of Taliban occupation: A hundred years of Afghan solitude. greenleft.org.au Today, it's been exactly one month since the fall of Kabul on 15th August 2021, writes Yasmeen Afghan. People live in constant fear, government employees have not been paid, and most people are out of jobs, especially Afghan women.

_____ (2021-09-16). 2020 Sets 'Stark' Record For Murders Of Environmental Activists. popularresistance.org A record 227 activists working to protect environmental and land rights were murdered in 2020, says the latest in a series of annual reports from Global Witness. | "Almost a third of the murders were reportedly linked to resource exploitation—logging, mining, large-scale agribusiness, hydroelectric dams, and other infrastructure," writes BBC News in its coverage of the research. | Global Witness calculated that, since the adoption of the Paris Agreement in December 2015, an average of four activists have been murdered every week. And "shocking" as that number is, Global Witness says an accelerating crackdow…

Staff (2021-09-16). Biden Forgets the Name of his Australian Counterpart. orinocotribune.com While announcing the new US-UK-Australian defense alliance, AUKUS, US President Joe Biden called Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison "that fellow down under." | In the middle of the press conference which featured leaders from the three countries, Biden gulped down something hot from a plastic cup and thanked "that fellow down under" for bringing the countries together, just seconds after addressing UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson by his first name. | "Thank you, Boris," said Biden, and turned to Morrison. "And I want to, um, thank that fellow down under. Thank you very much, pal. Appreciate it, mister prime…

Yemeni Alliance Committee (2021-09-16). Friday 9/17: Vigil For Abdulmalek Alsanabani. indybay.org SF Federal Building: 90 7th St., San Francisco, CA…

John Feffer (2021-09-16). The Handcuffing of Joe Biden. zcomm.org Trump didn't just tie his successor's hands. He handcuffed them to the throttle of a runaway train…

Staff (2021-09-16). FDA not yet sold on Covid-19 booster jabs, as Pfizer & Moderna share data showing their vaccines lose efficacy over time. rt.com US regulators at the FDA say it's too early to throw support behind Covid-19 booster shots, noting that more data is needed before the agency takes a position, even after President Joe Biden set a hard date for a booster campaign.

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano (2021-09-16). Twilight's Last Gleaming. Biden's So-called Vaccine Mandates. Judge Napolitano. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous007 (2021-09-16). EU Releases Report Calling Not To Recognize Russia's General Election Results Even Before They Happen. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The essence of the European Parliament's report on Russia can only cause regret, said the Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov."There is no talk about the need to establish a dialogue <...> to resolve existing problems and disagreements through communication at various levels and through various channels," he said. | Brussels today approved a document developed by the former Prime Minister of Lithuania Andrius Kubilius, calling for tougher EU policy towards Moscow. It suggests: — to expand s…

Staff (2021-09-16). As Wealthy Nations Debate Giving Booster Vaccine Shots, Calls Grow for Global Vaccine Equity. democracynow.org As the debate over booster vaccine shots heats up in the United States, global health leaders have issued an urgent call for global vaccine equity. The WHO reports vaccination rates on the African continent fall far below its target for 70% of the population of all countries to be vaccinated by mid-2022. "The science is not completely behind the need for booster shots yet," says Zane Dangor, special adviser to the foreign minister of South Africa, who has called on the U.S. to come up with a proposal for allowing other countries to manufacture vaccines. "This is an emergency that affects all of us because variant…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-16). Fair Competition? U.S. Ruins $90Bn Sale Of French Submarines To Australia. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | France is upset that the United States and the UK will share nuclear submarine technology with Australia. | French President Emmanuel Macron's team was outraged at Biden's announcement, because it ruins an agreement for Australia to purchase French submarines."The American choice to exclude a European ally and partner such as France from a structuring partnership with Australia, at a time when we are facing unprecedented challenges in the Indo-Pacific region … shows a lack of coherence that…

Raging Grannies Action League (2021-09-16). Sunday 10/3: The Fight Continues for Abortion Rights! indybay.org 1101 El Camino Real | Redwood City, CA | corner of El Camino and Jefferson near Old Navy…

Adam Tooze, Elmira Bayrasli (2021-09-16). Economic Crisis in the Anthropocene. indybay.org I think it's a full embrace by the Democratic Party of the reality that they are in a life-and-death struggle for the future of American democracy and from their point of view — and I happen to share this view — that depends on their not losing the congressional majority to the GOP in 2022, which doesn't necessarily end American democracy, but it takes us in a direction which is really bad.

Robert Koehler (2021-09-16). A national rite of passage: Beyond war. zcomm.org I couldn't help but sense an order of importance here: American lives first, "innocent" Iraqi and Afghan lives last. And there's one category of war deaths he fails completely to mention: vet suicides…

Global Research News (2021-09-16). Selected Articles: Arizona Attorney General Suing Biden Administration over COVID Vaccine Mandate. globalresearch.ca By The first overt diplomatic achievement by the United States rela…

Rebecca Nathanson (2021-09-16). Life can be different: 10 years ago, Occupy Wall Street changed the world. zcomm.org The movement launched a generation of leftist activists —and gave them a vision of real change…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-16). 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…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-16). Military Situation In Syria On September 16, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 15, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 28 times: 14 — in Idlib province, 6 — in Latakia province, 4 — in Hama province, 4 — in Aleppo province | On September 15, Russian warplanes attacked positions of Turkish-backed forces in Darkush area | On September 15, Russian warplanes attacked positions of Turkish-backed forces in Banin area | On September 16, the first tankers carrying Irani…

Women's March San Francisco (2021-09-16). Saturday 10/2: Women's March San Francisco: Community March for Reproductive Justice & Rights. indybay.org Begins at Grove St. and Hyde St. near Civic Center Area, then march down Market Street to end at Embarcadero Plaza (NO RALLY) | **Masks Required**; WMSF COVID pandemic resources page: womensmarchsf.org/resources-cv19

Chuck Collins — Sarah Anderson (2021-09-16). House Tax Proposal Falls Short of Making Billionaires Pay Their Fair Share. counterpunch.org The House Ways and Means Committee has just unveiled their proposalto pay for President Biden's Build Back Better plans. This is an important step towards restoring a fair and balanced tax system and a making at least a down payment on much-needed investments in health care, vaccine distribution, child care, labor protections, and more. It

Staff (2021-09-16). El Salvador Becomes First Nation to Make Bitcoin Legal Tender Amid Growing Authoritarianism. democracynow.org Thousands in El Salvador took to the streets Wednesday to protest President Nayib Bukele's growing consolidation of power and a new law making El Salvador the world's first country to recognize the highly volatile cryptocurrency bitcoin as legal tender. Protesters in El Salvador are also criticizing a recent court ruling that paves the way for Bukele to run for reelection in 2024. El Salvador's turn to bitcoin comes as a "surprise" to many, but has been pushed by Bukele as a way to lessen remittance fees, says Jorge Cuéllar, an assistant professor of Latin American, Latino and Caribbean studies at Dartmouth Colle…

Norman Solomon (2021-09-16). As War Keeps Poisoning Humanity, Organizing Continues to Be the Antidote. indybay.org "The Blob" of militarism keeps on oozing…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-16). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-16). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-16). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-16). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-16). 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…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-16). Third Town In Western Daraa Reach Reconciliation Agreement With Syrian Authorities. southfront.org Illustrative image. | On September 16, local leaders in Tafas, one of the largest towns in the western countryside of Daraa, accepted a reconciliation agreement that was offered by Syrian authorities. | Under the agreement, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) will redeploy its troops in several posts inside and around Tafas. Army troops withdrew from the town to avoid being attacked by local gunmen during the last crisis in the southern part of Daraa city, known as Daraa al-Balad. | The SAA will also launch a combing oper…

teleSUR, JCM (2021-09-16). Venezuela respalda informe de ONU sobre efectos negativos de las medidas coercitivas. telesurtv.net Las medidas coercitivas han violado flagrantemente el derecho internacional y constituyen crímenes de lesa humanidad.

Martha Hubert & Carolyn Jaramillo (2021-09-16). Sunday 9/19: Vigil for Peace in Pacifica. indybay.org The Pier in Pacifica near the Chit Chat Cafe | 2100 Beach Blvd, Pacifica…

Anonymous765 (2021-09-16). HTS And Friends Get Punished, As Assad And Putin Exchange Praises. southfront.org | DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : | BITCOIN: bc1qv7k70u2zynvem59u88ctdlaw7hc735d8xep9rq : | BITCOIN CASH:…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-16). 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…

Telematic (2021-09-16). Saturday 10/9: PLAY‚Ä PREY – Leila Weefur. indybay.org Telematic | 323 10th St. @ Folsom | San Francisco, CA 94103…

Unitarian Universalist SF—Sensible Cinema" (2021-09-16). Friday 9/17: Abortion Rights Film on Zoom — "Reversing Roe" indybay.org Here's the Zoom link to the film on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021: us02web.zoom.us/j/81483938785?pwd=aS9iYU… Meeting ID: 814 8393 8785 Passcode: 215376…

Doctors for COVID Ethics (2021-09-16). J'Accuse! The Gene-based "Vaccines" Are Killing People. Governments Worldwide Are Lying to You the People, to the Populations They Purportedly Serve. globalresearch.ca The Signal of Harm is now indisputably overwhelming, and, in line with universally accepted ethical standards for clinical trials, Doctors for Covid Ethics demands that the 'Covid' vaccine programme be halted immediately.

sputniknews (2021-09-16). Syria's Idlib De-escalation Zone Shelled 27 Times in Past Day – Reconciliation Center. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist group (banned in Russia) shelled Syria's Idlib de-escalation zone 27 times over the past 24 hours, Rear Adm. Vadim Kulit, deputy head of the Russian Defense Ministry's Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides in Syria, said at a briefing.

Sen. Scott Jensen (2021-09-16). Video: Permanent Banishment of Vaccine Passport. A Nationwide Movement against Joe Biden's Tyrannical Approach: Senator Scott Jensen. globalresearch.ca

teleSUR, JCM (2021-09-16). Fiscalía venezolana investiga a Guaidó por caso Monómeros. telesurtv.net La pesquisa contemplará los delitos de usurpación de funciones, traición a la patria y conspiración, entre otros.

KARA (2021-09-16). Saturday 10/16: Annual Walk'n'Run To Remember. indybay.org Mitchell Park (Bowl Area) | 600 E Meadow Dr | Palo Alto, CA 94303…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-16). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-16). 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…

WSWS Repost (2021-09-16). Right-wing recall campaign defeated in California. indybay.org The vote was a blow to the Trump-style campaign waged by the recall supporters and the leading Republican candidate, Larry Elder.

Jurgen Habermas, Robert Misik (2021-09-16). For a democratic polarization. indybay.org The financial markets in particular require a tight regulatory framework. A "good capitalism" is not one in which the "law of the jungle" determines income distribution, and where governments increasingly become "night watchmen" that save bankers when they run the system into a brick wall but otherwise keep out of long-term investment decisions.

Techno Fog (2021-09-16). Why the Biden COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Is Unconstitutional. globalresearch.ca

imperial.ac.uk (2021-09-16). Major UN report concludes world is off-track to fight climate change. imperial.ac.uk The United in Science 2021 report shows climate change drivers and impacts are accelerating and not enough is being done to meet emissions targets.

Anonymous669 (2021-09-16). Syrian Flag Raised Over Muzayrib In Western Daraa (Photos). southfront.org Click to see full-size image. | On September 16, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) raised the Syrian flag over Army troops entered Muzayrib a day earlier to implement the agreement, which was reached with help from Russia on September 14. A unit of the Russian Military Police was also destroyed…

United Nations Assoc. San Francisco (2021-09-16). Sunday 9/19: International Day of Peace: Ending the Afghan War & Beginning the Rescue. indybay.org Virtual event…

imperial.ac.uk (2021-09-16). Climate change goals are in reach if pledges are fulfilled, says new report. imperial.ac.uk Targets set by 131 countries to reach net-zero carbon emissions could limit global heating to temperatures close to Paris Agreement goals.

_____ (2021-09-16). Hundreds Demand Resignation Of South Dakota Public Officials. popularresistance.org Yesterday, NDN Collective's Education Equity team led hundreds of Indigenous people and allies from across the state in the Oceti Sakowin March for Our Children, demanding the resignation of numerous SD Public Officials for their roles in the newly proposed social studies standards that blatantly erase Oceti Sakowin history. Last month, NDN Collective responded to the blatant erasure of Oceti Sakowin history in newly proposed standards, and called on supporters to call elected officials, the Secretary of Education, and their local school districts to advocate against this erasure. | Oceti Sakowin Community Academ…

Staff (2021-09-15). 18 September, Milano: Rally in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners. samidoun.net Saturday, 18 September | 6 pm | Piazza Duca d'Acosta | Milan, Italy | Info: The article

ecns.cn (2021-09-15). Senior Chinese official stresses making China better known globally. ecns.cn A senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has encouraged foreign publishing professionals to help people around the world better understand China.

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2021-09-15). Parents Sacrifice Their Children on the Altar of Obedience: Children in Need — The Future in Danger. globalresearch.ca

Bettina Marshall (2021-09-15). Deep Canvass Institute Training Manager. peoplesaction.org ABOUT PEOPLE'S ACTION/INSTITUTE People's Action Institute (501c3), and sister organization People's Action (501c4), are national progressive organizations supporting the mobilization and leadership of the grassroots in support of an agenda that reflects people over profits. People's Action/Institute builds the power of poor and working people, in rural, suburban, and urban areas to win change through …

Johanna Kichton (2021-09-15). People's Action Statement on House Committee Scrapping Medicare Drug-Price Provision in Budget Package. peoplesaction.org Contact: Johanna Kichton, press@peoplesaction.org, 202.660.0605 WASHINGTON, D.C.—People's Action today released the following statement by Health Care for All Lead Organizer Aija Nemer-Aanerud after three Democratic House Representatives sided with Republicans in the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee to eliminate a provision in the budget resolution that would have allowed Medicare to negotiate drug prices: …

It's Going Down (2021-09-15). "Our Enemy Has Always Been the State": Interview with Indigenous Political Prisoner Fredy García Ramírez. itsgoingdown.org It's Going Down recently had the chance to talk over the phone with Fredy García Ramírez, an Indigenous Zapotec community organizer and political prisoner, locked up in Tanivet, Oaxaca. During our conversation, we discussed Indigenous organizing in Oaxaca, the history and work of the Committee in Defense of Indigenous Rights (CODEDI), capitalist mega-projects, and state…

Dean Baker (2021-09-15). Alternative to Mankiw's View on Tax Incentives and Work: Maybe Europeans Want More Free Time. cepr.net Greg Mankiw warned New York Times readers about the dangers of adopting the Biden agenda and moving more towards a European-style welfare state. In his "Compared with the United States, "Economists disagree about why European nat…

Shirley Smith (2021-09-15). Private Equity Destroyed My Job. otherwords.org Not long ago, I was a saleswoman and manager at Art Van Furniture, a furniture retailer that was an institution in metro Detroit for over half a century. | It was more than a job. My coworkers were my family, and we were all proud to work for our company. Thanks to our hard work, Art Van had grown from a family-owned business with one location to the top performing furniture retailer in our state. | But all that changed in 2017, when the private equity firm Thomas H. Lee Partners bought the company out. Soon, the company I knew and loved began to vanish right in front of my eyes. Where we saw a strong company we…

Peter Certo (2021-09-15). In OtherWords: September 15, 2021. otherwords.org Last week, millions of families who'd been receiving enhanced federal unemployment insurance during the pandemic were cut off. About 1 in 10 Americans live in households that were affected by the move. | As Rebekah Entralgo reports this week, 25 states tried to force people back to work by ending the benefits early. It didn't work — but it did undermine a pandemic safety net that's otherwise kept over 50 million Americans out of poverty. Passing the federal infrastructure bill, she argues, would be much more effective at helping Americans get back to work. | Many anti-poverty advocates are also hoping that…

_____ (2021-09-15). Charges Dropped Against Activists Who Fought For Justice For Elijah McClain. popularresistance.org The last remaining charges have been dropped against three activists in the US who were involved in organizing protests seeking justice for Elijah McClain. On September 13, Monday, John Kellner, the 18th Judicial District Attorney for the Arapahoe County in Colorado State, announced the dropping of all the 12 remaining charges against Joel Northam, Lillian House and Terrence Roberts, nearly a year after their arrest. Northam and House are members of the Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL). | While the decision to withdraw all charges against House and Roberts was taken on Monday, the motion to clear Northam…

Staff (2021-09-15). Palestinian Escapee Zakaria al-Zubaidi Suffers Brain Death from Extreme Torture by Israeli Police. orinocotribune.com On Monday, September 13, Zakaria al-Zubaidi, one of the six Palestinian detainees who had escaped an Israeli maximum security prison last week, suffered brain death in hospital, reported Palestinian media. He had been transferred to the intensive care unit of a hospital on Monday after being severely tortured by occupation authorities. | The news comes just two days after his capture, at which time he was reportedly beaten by Israeli security forces. On Sunday, September 12, Zubaidi's brother Jibril al-Zubaidi took to social media to report that since the re-arrest, Zakaria had been "subjected to the most extreme…

rebekah (2021-09-15). Unemployment Insurance Isn't Holding Back the Economy. Inequality Is. inequality.org

scorinoco (2021-09-15). Priorities of Venezuelan Government are Integration and Cooperation. orinocotribune.com Integration and international cooperation are today a priority in the policy of the Bolivarian government of Venezuela, assured Ricardo Menéndez, Venezuelan vice president for Planning. | In an exclusive to Prensa Latina news agency, Menéndez underlined that since the arrival to power of President Hugo Chávez (2002-2013), relations with developing countries, regional organizations and allies have been part of the strategy and geopolitics of the Venezuelan State. | "It is very difficult for revolutions to exist without a new scheme from the point of view of integration," stressed the Venezuelan official. "Without…

Martha Grevatt (2021-09-15). Strike mood shows UAW members tired of concessions. workers.org Several hundred workers at auto parts supplier ZF struck the company in Marysville, Mich., Sept. 9. They are demanding union recognition and charging ZF with reneging on a "neutrality agreement." Management had previously agreed to recognize the United Auto Workers if a majority of workers in the plant signed union . . . |

_____ (2021-09-15). The Limits Of 'Lived Experience'. popularresistance.org Online, the "left" continues to find itself in a never ending series of bad faith arguments around self-determination. Many terms/frameworks that may have had a subversive character within their original context when first articulated, have now been incorporated and distorted by liberalism encouraging radical individualism and anti-materialism. More and more, analyses that are dependent upon identity and "lived experience" are propped up, ultimately resulting in ad hominems, mud-slinging, intellectual dishonesty, and the inevitable tried-and-true anti-communism. | Anti-communist rhetoric from self-identifying soc…

Eric Tymoigne (2021-09-15). Money and Banking (Part 4 — Monetary Policy Implementation). realprogressives.org While details in operating procedures have changed through time, the federal funds rate has progressively gained in importance as a relevant operating tool since the 1920s.

_____ (2021-09-15). New Report: The Impact And Consequences Of US Sanctions. popularresistance.org In recent decades, the US has increasingly used sanctions as an instrument of foreign policy. Some 39 nations and territories are under direct or indirect sanctions. Most of these sanctions are not authorized by the United Nations Security Council and many of them are enacted by the US alone. They are called "unilateral coercive measures" at the United Nations. These US decrees and legislation are "extraterritorial" when they assume the right to impose regulations, restrictions and penalties on nonUS countries, companies and individuals. | There are many types of sanctions: economic or financial restrictions, tra…

Ed Rampell (2021-09-15). 'Lizastrata': Make eros, not thanatos, says Aristophanes. peoplesworld.org The Troubadour Theater Company's uproarious mounting of Lizastrata at the Getty Villa's amphitheater is the latest of countless versions of Aristophanes' Greek classic Lysistrata, first performed in Athens in 411 BCE. Centered on a sex strike instigated by Athenian women to force their menfolk to stop warring with the Spartans, this ancient risqué gender-themed play …

Judy Greenspan (2021-09-15). Soledad rally supports prisoner lawsuit against racist brutality. workers.org Soledad, Calif. Sept. 12 — Activists held a press conference and rally today outside Soledad Prison, California Training Facility (CTF) to support a legal complaint by prisoners inside. Prisoners filed the lawsuit to expose the racist "cell extraction" of 200 Black prisoners last July and the subsequent criminalization of the . . . |

Karsten Riise (2021-09-15). The Seekers of World Domination. "The Neocons" globalresearch.ca

Sam Francis (2021-09-15). Chicago protesters demand end to mass incarceration on 50th anniversary of Attica uprising. liberationnews.org Activists from organizations throughout Chicago used the event to uplift the names of those who have fallen victim to the criminal justice system.

Ann Brown (2021-09-15). A Warning To Black America On NFT Bubble Ponzi Schemes: 5 Things To Know. moguldom.com As the non-fungible token (NFT) market heats up, so too are scams surrounding the digital asset class. Many are warning that this NFT bubble is not only attracting speculators but also scammers who are committing Ponzi schemes. Niche crypto assets, NFTs are a blockchain-based record of ownership of digital items such as an image or a …

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-09-15). Ambassador Alex Saab to Join Mexico Talks as Part of Venezuelan Government Delegation. orinocotribune.com With the official inclusion of the Venezuelan diplomat, Alex Saab, into the Mexico Talks, a new stage opened in the development of the dialogue process opened in Mexico between the Venezuelan Government and sectors of the opposition, grouped in what is called the Unitary Platform. | The announcement was made this Tuesday, September 14, by the president of the National Assembly and head of the official delegation at the Mexico Talks, Jorge Rodríguez. He reported that the delegation will proceed to notify the Norwegian government, in its role as mediator, and the chief interlocutor of the opposition group, Gerardo…

PAI (2021-09-15). AFL-CIO's Shuler to ExxonMobil: Locking out refinery workers risks deadly accident. peoplesworld.org BEAUMONT, Texas (PAI)—In a scenario Texans and Steelworker-represented oil workers in the Lone Star State are familiar with, ExxonMobil's months-long lockout of 650 USW members from its Beaumont refinery complex increases the risk of a bad accident, AFL-CIO President Liz Shuler warns. That's because the firm is using a combination of managers and ill-trained replacement …

Staff (2021-09-15). School's back in session—now what? therealnews.com Baltimore City public school students didn't only have to worry about returning to school in person amid a surging pandemic—many also stepped into schools without functioning air conditioning. Temperatures upwards of 90 degrees forced the early dismissal of hundreds of students at Despite their school c…

David Skripac (2021-09-15). "Our Species Is Being Genetically Modified": What Happened in 2020-21. The "Pandemic" globalresearch.ca

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-09-15). Russia rejects allegations on Iran's nuclear program. en.mehrnews.com Russia's Permanent Representative to the Vienna-based International Organizations said that so far, Islamic Republic of Iran has shown no signs of working on a project to obtain nuclear weapons.

Abayomi Azikiwe (2021-09-15). Guinean Coup Leaders Respond to Suspensions from ECOWAS and AU. globalresearch.ca

Fight Back (2021-09-15). Entrevista a Carlos Montes y Marisol Márquez sobre la 51 ™ Moratoria Chicana. fightbacknews.org °Lucha y Resiste! entrevista al organizador del Centro CSO y activista chicano de derechos humanos Carlos Montes y Marisol Márquez, miembra chicana de la Organización Socialista Camino a Libertad sobre el próximo 51 aniversario de la Moratoria Chicana. | °Lucha y Resiste!: øQué se está planeando en Los àÅngeles para el 51 aniversario de la Moratoria Chicana? | Marisol Márquez: Una gran marcha y mitin está prevista para el domingo 29 de agosto. Nos reuniremos en Atlantic Park en East LA, marchando hacia el sur en Atlantic Boulevard, hasta Whittier Boulevard. La marcha continuará hacia el oe…

Nick Cunningham (2021-09-15). Indigenous Resistance Instrumental in Stopping High-Profile Fossil Fuel Projects, Says Report. globalresearch.ca

Shawgi Tell (2021-09-15). More Mandated Vaccinations Will Not Solve Economic Failure One Iota: May Even Make Things Worse. dissidentvoice.org On September 9, 2021, President Joe Biden publicly issued sweeping statements and demands that make it clear that, whether they like or it, millions more people will have to get vaccinated or risk losing their livelihoods and security. His posture has been described by mainstream media as "aggressive." Many alternative news and information sources describe …

ecns.cn (2021-09-15). Origins-tracing should not be blame game. ecns.cn Earlier this year, with China's full cooperation, an international group composed of WHO experts from the United States, Britain, Germany, Japan, Australia and other countries unanimously concluded "laboratory leakage in Wuhan is extremely unlikely" in the first phase of COVID-19 origins-tracing. This conclusion has been supported by more and more evidence since its release, and it has become consensus in the academic world.

_____ (2021-09-15). Striking Cookie Workers Refuse To Crumble. popularresistance.org Chicago – "We're just tired!" April Flowers-Lewis told a rally in support of striking Mondelez workers*.* It's not hard to see why the folks who make the nation's cookies and crackers are exhausted and fed up. | All through the pandemic, Flowers-Lewis, 48, and her co-workers, members of Bakery and Confectionary Workers Local 1, have been on their feet up to seven days a week, 16 hours a day baking and packing Wheat Thins, Chips Ahoy, Nutter Butter, Velveeta, and Animal Crackers here at what was the historic Nabisco plant on this city's southwest side. | Snack consumption during the pandemic skyrocketed; the plant…

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-09-15). Stalin González, Mexico Talks and President Maduro's Exit. orinocotribune.com Discussing the possibility of "coexistence" between the factions of the Venezuelan opposition and the government of President Nicolás Maduro, the opposition politician Stalin González commented on the objectives and the political landscape in regards to the Mexico Talks. | González recently stated his conviction that the right—or at least the group to which he belongs—aspires to establish an electoral timetable at the negotiating table in Mexico. González's statements aroused negative reactions from spokespeople of the national extreme right. | "We are not asking Maduro to resign tomorrow," he said. "

John Catalinotto (2021-09-15). Informe desde Nueva Orleans: El gobierno no hace nada por los pobres. workers.org 1 de septiembre — Gavrielle Gemma, organizadora sindical y política desde la década de 1970 y que ahora trabaja con el Movimiento Socialista Voz Obrera, con sede en Nueva Orleans, llamó a Mundo Obrero para informar sobre la situación allí, después del huracán Ida. Gemma vive ahora en una modesta . . . |

Andrew Wright (2021-09-15). Newly released statistics confirm racism in Metro Detroit policing. peoplesworld.org DETROIT—The Detroit Justice Center recently released infographics on policing in the metro area. The graphics focus mainly on annual budgets, spending, and overtime expenses for police. The report also highlights arrest statistics. With several links to other resources and statistics, the report put together by the Justice Center is highly informative regarding how much of …

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