Daily Archives: September 17, 2021

2021-09-17: News Headlines

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-17). Activists, anti-war groups slam trilateral security alliance AUKUS as anti-China move and a return to Cold War. peoplesdispatch.org China too slammed the move calling it an "extremely irresponsible" act which may lead to an arms race. It also said that the move reflects "Cold war mentality and ideological biases"

Sarang Shidore (2021-09-17). 'AUKUS' Military Alliance Is Another Western Attempt to Isolate China. globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-17). Aukus Pact: An Alliance against China that Excludes Europe. libya360.wordpress.com Yoselina Guevara Exactly one month after the fall of Kabul and the disgraceful withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, the United States has come into the world limelight with the Aukus Pact, an alliance that takes the initials of the names of the three signatory countries (Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom), with…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-17). Activists denounce AUKUS alliance as a possible new Cold War and other stories. peoplesdispatch.org In today's episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at the military pact signed between Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States; the sanctions against the leaders of Guinea's military junta announced by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS); the fines imposed against the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline in the US state of Minnesota for violating environmental laws; and the growing agribusiness sector in Brazil as deforestation in the Amazon reaches record levels.

Staff (2021-09-17). China Accuses Australia, US, and UK of Undermining Peace (Nuclear Proliferation). orinocotribune.com On Thursday, September 16, China accused the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia of "undermining regional stability and peace" after signing the AUKUS pact. According to international media reports, the pact seeks to strengthen trilateral cooperation in advanced defense technologies, such as artificial intelligence, underwater systems, and long-distance surveillance. | Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian explained at a press conference, "This type of cooperation seriously undermines regional peace and stability as well as international efforts for nuclear non-proliferation." Lijian refe…

sputniknews (2021-09-17). US Will Boost Military Presence in Australia as China Slams 'Irresponsible' AUKUS Pact. sputniknews.com On Wednesday, US President Joe Biden, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, and his UK counterpart Boris Johnson unveiled the AUKUS security alliance "to protect and defend" the three countries' "shared interests in the Indo-Pacific".

New Atlas (2021-09-17). US "De-listed" Anti-China ETIM Terror Org BACK from the Dead. newatlas.report September 17, 2021 (The New Atlas) — The anti-China East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) — sometimes referred to as the Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP) — was delisted by the US government because it allegedly "didn't exist" anymore. Yet just this month, spokesperson for the ETIM gave an interview with US-based media outlet Newsweek indicating it …

ecns.cn (2021-09-17). U.S. crosses rudimentary moral line in bashing others: Chinese diplomat. ecns.cn The Chinese Mission to the United Nations (UN) at Geneva on Thursday criticized an Anti-China Exhibition hosted by the U.S. Mission together with a violent terrorist and separatist organization.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-17). China and the Left: A Socialist Forum. libya360.wordpress.com At the conference China and the Left: A Socialist Forum held on September 18, 2021 hosted by Qiao Collective at The People's Forum in New York City. The conference was a one-day convening of organizers, scholars, and journalists whose work grapples with questions of Chinese socialism, Western imperialism, Global South internationalism, and the renewed Cold…

Yves Engler (2021-09-17). Canadian Imperialism in Africa. orinocotribune.com By Yves Engler — Sep 15, 2021 | Canadian imperialism in Africa has had a rare social media moment. | On Twitter, K. Diallo recently posted a map of the continent with the sum of Canadian mining investment in each African country under the words "75% of mining companies globally are now Canadian. Canada is a great source of corporate neocolonialism expansion." The tweet received 25,000 likes and 8,500 retweets. | But the map is dated. It said there was $31.6 billion worth of Canadian mining investment in Africa yet Natural Resources Canada put the number at $37.8 billion in 2019. The scope of Canadian resourc…

Noam Chomsky (2021-09-17). Average People Still Have the Power to Stop Wars. zcomm.org Interview on the US withdrawal from Afghanistan won't change US imperialism, the many war crimes of George W. Bush, and why he still believes in average people's ability to push back against the war machine…

Ann Brown (2021-09-17). Washington DC: Money, Politics And Power Converge Like A 'Honey Magnet' For Psychopaths. moguldom.com The combination of money, politics, and power seems to be a "honey magnet" for psychopaths, and Washington, D.C. proves that. More psychopaths live there than anywhere else in the country, according to a research study — and this probably didn't surprise many. The study, published in 2019 by the Southern Methodist University, ranked 48 states and the District …

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-17). Political turmoil deepens in Haiti as PM comes under suspicion in President's assassination. peoplesdispatch.org Haiti's Prime Minister Ariel Henry has been implicated in the assassination of de-facto president Jovenel MoàØse, setting off major changes in the government and the judiciary and aggravating the political crisis…

Editor (2021-09-17). 'Brazilians are hungry because they have no income, not because of a lack of production': Joà£o Pedro Stedile. mronline.org For Stedile, large sections of the bourgeoisie have already manifested their deep dissatisfaction with the Bolsonaro government but have not reached a consensus about an alternative.

WSWS (2021-09-17). Oppose Local Working Groups at Australia Post! wsws.org Postal workers must build rank-and file-committees and oppose union-management collaboration in restructuring.

In Defense of Liberation! (2021-09-17). Why Marxism Believes in Class Struggle. anchor.fm In this episode I try to explain how the development of classes in our capitalist system stem from commodity production. I also use this as a basis to discuss how the motive production is what develops history and leads to social political and other struggles. This is the most basic explanation of the base and superstructure theories that I can offer. I hope it's useful…

Ann Garrison (2021-09-17). The Gorgon Staring at You. orinocotribune.com US wars in foreign countries always come home. The latest is the "Gorgon Stare," wide angle surveillance planes, used in Iraq and Afghanistan, that have now been brought home, to an urban area near you. | In June 2021, a federal appeals court ruled that the surveillance

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-17). South Africa: Not Even the Dead. libya360.wordpress.com New Frame Our history of violence accumulates into the present as time slips by, and taints the future too. There must be decisive action against all political murders, old and new alike. South Africa is one of the most violent countries on the planet. We have the highest rate of rape recorded anywhere in the…

Makia Freeman (2021-09-17). Implementation of Agenda 2030: "Personal Carbon Allowances". Study. globalresearch.ca

Three Way Fight (2021-09-17). There Will Always Be More Of Us: Why the Antifascist Fight is Political, Not Just Tactical. itsgoingdown.org Another response originally published on Three Way Fight about larger lessons learned from recent antifascist clashes and mobilizations in the Pacific Northwest. by Paul O'Banion The events of August 22nd (A22) in Portland, Oregon were a clear victory, with hundreds of people turning out all afternoon on the downtown waterfront to confront the fascists — until it…

Sonali Kolhatkar (2021-09-17). The Texas abortion ban ensures only the privileged get access to reproductive care. peoplesdispatch.org For too long, politicians relied on the Supreme Court to uphold the right to an abortion. Now that the Texas law has been allowed to take effect, its prime targets are low-income people of color.

Paul Street (2021-09-17). Glenn Greenwald and Iowa's latest WTF Moments. counterpunch.org Glenn Greenwald's latest Substack essay shows how it is possible to be bright, seemingly progressive, stupid, and stealthily reactionary all at one and the same time — a common affliction of petit-bourgeois intellectuals who've never had a proper Marxist education.

Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (2021-09-17). Milton Allimadi on US Media's Africa Reporting. fair.org (Kendall Hunt, This week on CounterSpin: The primary "sense" of Sub-Saharan Africa in corporate media is absence. When Africa is discussed, it's often been, to put it simply, as a material resource and as a staging ground for Great Nation politics and proxy war. Not as far removed as it ought to be from the Berlin conference in the late 19th century, when the European powers sat down to decide who got which slice of what the genocidal King Leopold II of Belgium called "this magnificent African cake.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-17). Salvadorans hit the streets against recognition of Bitcoin as legal tender. peoplesdispatch.org The Bitcoin law was approved by the parliament, controlled by Bukele's party and its allies, last June. Economists warned that the digital currency's lack of transparency could attract increased criminal activity to the country and make El Salvador a haven of money laundering.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-09-17). Iraqi army launches anti-ISIL operation in Mosul. en.mehrnews.com Iraqi army forces identified and destroyed a number of ISIL terrorist hideouts during a large-scale counterterrorism operation launched in city of Mosul in Nineveh province.

Liz Theoharis (2021-09-17). Resisting Evictions Amid a Pandemic. counterpunch.org Over the past weeks, multiple crises have merged: a crisis of democracy with the most significant attack on voting rights since Reconstruction; a climate crisis with lives and livelihoods upended in the Gulf Coast and the Northeast by extreme weather events and in the West by a stunning fire season; and an economic crisis in which millions are being cut off from

_____ (2021-09-17). What Lies Ahead For Guinea After Coup By US-Trained Military Unit? popularresistance.org Over a week after the coup in Guinea was orchestrated by a US-trained military unit, the military junta that seized power initiated a four-day-long conference with political parties, business leaders and traditional leaders on Tuesday, September 14. | The stated reason for this conference is to reach an agreement on the duration and arrangements for the transitional period before civilian rule can be restored. It was clear from the outset that few of the main opposition parties sitting opposite the junta on the table were keen on pushing for a speedy transition to civilian rule. Smaller political parties reported…

Thomas Knapp (2021-09-17). Words Mean Things, and the "Treason" Talk is Tiresome. counterpunch.org Since about the time that Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election, the word "treason" has become one of the most over-used — and more importantly MIS-used — words in the English language. Not just by his opponents, who broke out the t-word every time they tried to blame Hillary Clinton's loss on alleged collusion

FM Shakil (2021-09-17). Afghan refugee crisis poised to explode. asiatimes.com PESHAWAR- None of Afghanistan's neighbors is prepared to take in Afghan refugees and internally displaced persons despite the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) warning that 97% of Afghanistan's population is at risk of poverty and starvation. The UN agency cautions that Afghanistan is inching towards a total collapse given "frozen foreign reserves, collapsing public finances, …

_____ (2021-09-17). Entire Staff Of A Burrito Restaurant In Georgia Quit. popularresistance.org The staff of a burrito restaurant in Georgia quit by posting a sign claiming they had worked seven days a week for a month with "barely any time off." | Employees at the Barberitos restaurant on New Street in Macon, central Georgia, said they quit over "pay" and "lack of appreciation," per a photo of the sign shared on Facebook that was first reported by WGXA News. | "We have worked 7 days a week for the past month and barely any time off. We are so sorry and love you all! old Barbs family, out," the sign read. | A spokesperson for Barberitos, which has 50 branches across southeastern states, confirmed the sign's…

Staff (2021-09-17). Something broke open: Occupy Wall Street 10 years later. therealnews.com "They stayed the night and changed the world," says filmmaker, writer, and activist Astra Taylor about the Occupy Wall Street movement, which started on Sept. 17, 2011. Taylor and PowerLabs director Nicole Carty discuss the revolutionary movement that launched a multitude of other movements. The Occupy movement, they say, ushered in a different way of protest and a new way of speaking about the inequalities we face today.

Workers World Party (2021-09-17). 9/11 — a pretext for aggression. workers.org The 9/11 commemorations should be seen for what they are: an opportunity for the U.S. ruling class to use a collective trauma — the attack on the World Trade Center in New York City — to whip up jingoist and superpatriotic sentiment. The goal of this whipping up is to . . . |

Dean Baker (2021-09-17). Cost Disease Socialism: The Niskanen Center's Unnecessary Fight. cepr.net Bill Niskanen was the long-time head of the Cato Institute. He was the rarest of all creatures in Washington, an honest libertarian. While I disagreed with him on most issues, I came to realize that if I shut up and listened to what he had to say, I might learn something. | In particular, I remember once debating him on tax policy. He referred to the 90 percent top marginal income tax rate in the 1940s and 1950s, and then added in some other taxes and came up with a number close to, or even above, 100 percent. I shot back something to the effect of "no one paid that." Niskanen calmly responded that, if you have a…

Vijay Prashad (2021-09-17). The sound of his approaching step wakes me and I see my land's deprivation: The Thirty-Seventh Newsletter (2021). mronline.org On Wednesday, 8 September, party workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), India's ruling political party, attacked three buildings in the Melarmath area of Agartala (Tripura). These attacks targeted the offices of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), the communist newspaper Daily Deshar Katha, and two private media houses Pratibadi Kalam and PN-24.

Tom Clifford (2021-09-17). Hello, China? This is the Pentagon Calling… counterpunch.org Seen from Beijing the storming of the Capitol looked like a failed coup, a botched but serious attempt to upend US politics. Now, a book by journalists Bob Woodward and Robert Costa claims US General Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, called General Li Zuocheng of the People's Liberation Army not once but twice. First on October 30, 2020, just four days before the election. The second call took place on January 8, two days after Trump supporters stormed the Capitol. Milley sought to assure Li that the United States was stable and not going to attack. However, he said, if there were to be an a…

Dean Baker (2021-09-17). Saving $3.5 Trillion on Prescription Drugs to Pay for Bernie Sanders's Big Agenda. counterpunch.org According to a draft document being circulated, the Democrats are looking to save $600 billion over a decade by negotiating lower prescription drug prices. The basic story here is that the United States pays more than twice as much, on average, for prescription drugs than Germany, France, Canada, and other wealthy countries. If we paid

WSWS (2021-09-17). Three Dana Inc. plants in Michigan were cited by state regulators for COVID-19 safety violations. wsws.org The auto parts maker was cited for flouting social distancing and masking standards and for concealing cases in the plants from local health officials.

Dianne Baumann (2021-09-17). Examining the Labels: Settler Colonialism and 'Toxic' Masculinity. counterpunch.org I am a strong Blackfeet woman, raised by a strong Blackfeet woman. My mother gave and nourished my strength. She made sure her children related to our Blackfeet roots. She took us to our reservation in Northern Montana, where she was born and raised, so we could know and connect to our extended family and

Staff (2021-09-17). Venezuela Condemns False Accusations of US World Police (Communiqué). orinocotribune.com On Wednesday, September 16, the Venezuelan government, through the Minister for Foreign Affairs Félix Plasencia, strongly condemned the invalid and illegal practice of the United States government pretending to appoint itself as the supranational police of sovereign and independent States. This was stated in a statement about the main drug-producing or drug-trafficking countries in the fiscal year 2022, published by the US State Department on September 15 of this year. | According to a

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-17). India: One Year of Farm Laws — Here's How Protests Unfolded. libya360.wordpress.com Sravasti Dasgupta The three farm Bills were passed in Lok Sabha on September 17, 2020 , termed as 'Black Day' by farmers. In 10 days, these got Presidential assent. September 17 marks one year of the passing of the Narendra Modi government's three contentious farm Bills in Indian Parliament. In 10 days, the Bills became…

WSWS (2021-09-17). Big Three autoworkers: Support the struggle of Dana parts workers! For a united movement against sweatshop conditions in the auto industry! wsws.org The UAW is seeking to isolate and defeat the struggle at Dana Inc. auto parts plants. It will fail if GM, Ford and Stellantis workers come to their defense.

WSWS (2021-09-17). New Zealand expert highlights dangers of reopening early childhood centres during COVID-19 outbreak. wsws.org The WSWS spoke with Dr. Mike Bedford, a public health expert who has spent decades researching conditions in New Zealand's early childhood centres.

WSWS (2021-09-17). As Democrats shield wealth of billionaires, Biden pleads with super-rich to pay their "fair share" wsws.org More significant than the minor tax increases on the wealthy that are contained in the House bill is what is omitted.

Editor (2021-09-17). Legal observers sue the NYPD over assault and detention at Bronx Protest. mronline.org Police violated the constitutional rights of National Lawyers Guild observers during racial justice protests in Mott Haven, a new lawsuit alleges.

WSWS (2021-09-17). Inflation in Germany rises as wages fall. wsws.org Many households do not have enough left to live on due to rising energy and food prices.

Stand for Health Freedom (2021-09-17). Oregon Senators File Formal Grand Jury Petition Calling for Investigation into CDC's Willful Misconduct to Hyperinflate COVID-19 Data Following Federal Law Violations. globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2021-09-17). US origin-tracing of COVID-19 a dead end, says Chinese envoy. ecns.cn China is willing to bring the origin-tracing work back to the right track of scientific cooperation, so as to jointly contribute to the ultimate victory of mankind over the pandemic.

WSWS (2021-09-17). More than 1 in 500 people in the US have died from COVID-19. wsws.org Virtually everyone now knows a friend, colleague or family member lost to the deadly contagion.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-17). Junta forces set dozens of houses on fire amid escalation of conflict with resistance groups. peoplesdispatch.org Following the declaration of "defensive war" against the military junta by the opposition groups, incidences of violence against the defense volunteers and civilians have escalated…

WSWS (2021-09-17). After rejecting fourth union-backed contract, thousands of Washington state carpenters strike. wsws.org In a revolt against the United Brotherhood of Carpenters, construction workers in Seattle and across the state have walked out to fight for improved wages, better benefits and safer conditions in one of the industries worst hit by the pandemic.

Richard C. Gross (2021-09-17). Trump's Mental Stability in Question. counterpunch.org "O! Let me not be mad, not mad, sweet heaven; keep me in temper; I would not be mad!" — William Shakespeare, "King Lear" That the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff called his counterpart in China to assure him that then-President Trump was not planning to attack his country illustrates the depth of

Vickery Eckhoff (2021-09-17). The Big Lie That's Destroying the Wild Horses of the American West. counterpunch.org The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is busy clearing federally designated wild horse territory of wild horses on public lands — and BLM officials are telling some big lies to get the job done. At roughly 27 million acres, wild horse herd management areas (HMAs) constitute just 4% of the 750 million acres making up

WSWS (2021-09-17). Australian governments pressing ahead in homicidal reopening drive with hospitals in crisis. wsws.org The governments of the two states at the centre of the current outbreak, New South Wales and Victoria, are also those at the forefront of the profit-driven campaign to "reopen the economy."

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-17). Indigenous People of Brazil Fight for Their Future. libya360.wordpress.com Nick Estes Six thousand Indigenous leaders from all over Brazil gathered in Brasília from Aug. 22 to Aug. 27 in the Struggle for Life camp. The demonstration is thought to be the biggest Indigenous protest in Brazil's history. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has given new license to the killing of Indigenous people in Brazil. Before…

Prof Alfred McCoy (2021-09-17). The Winner in Afghanistan: China. globalresearch.ca

Jake Whitney (2021-09-17). There Is No Such Thing as a Humane War. progressive.org New book sounds an alarm about a future in which death and destruction is replaced by "domination and surveillance."

Sravasti Dasgupta (2021-09-17). One year of farm laws; here's how protests unfolded. peoplesdispatch.org The three farm Bills were passed in Lok Sabha on September 17, 2020 , termed as 'Black Day' by farmers. In 10 days, these got Presidential assent.

Editor (2021-09-17). China's 'mass line' moves online. mronline.org Over the past decade, the Chinese government has invested heavily in soliciting ideas, suggestions, and "constructive" feedback from the broader public. Is anyone listening?>

WSWS (2021-09-17). Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa. wsws.org Danish nurses defy union and Labour Court and continue one-hour strikes over pay and understaffing after ten-week strike ended; numerous strikes across healthcare system in France over pay and conditions; Sunday rail strikes continue UK's longest pay dispute after re-ballot by conductors and ticket examiners; resident doctors' strike in Nigeria in danger of sell-out after union suspends strike awaiting Labour court ruling…

Robert Koehler (2021-09-17). A National Rite of Passage: Beyond War. counterpunch.org A recent New York Times op-ed was perhaps the strangest, most awkward and tentative defense of the military-industrial complex — excuse me, the experiment in democracy called America — I've ever encountered, and begs to be addressed. The writer, Andrew Exum, was an Army Ranger who had deployments in the early 2000s to both Iraq and Afghanistan,

Amaroq Weiss (2021-09-17). Killing Wolf Pups for a Cow Doesn't Add Up. counterpunch.org Things were looking good for Baker County's Lookout Mountain wolf pack at the beginning of this summer. With 11 family members — radio-collared male and female leaders, two yearlings and seven puppies born in April — the pack was thriving. It didn't last. On July 31, just weeks after the pack's adults attacked four cattle,

Tamara Pearson (2021-09-17). A Journalist Dissects a Biased Chart of Media Biases. counterpunch.org Only 29% of people in the US trust the news. Some 37% of Mexicans do, and 43% of Australians. That figure drops even further when it comes to social media. Some 18% of Australians trust news there, and 13% of people in the US do. People are being inundated with content, marketing, and headlines, and

Brian Cloughley (2021-09-17). Railways and Pipelines are Preferable to Nuclear Submarines. counterpunch.org On September 16 the media carried the news that the US, Britain and Australia are banding together to increase pressure on China by arranging for Australia to buy and operate nuclear-powered submarines. Strategically, this is of little significance, and it will take years for the vessels to enter service, but the video conference involving President Biden and Prime

Ellen Taylor (2021-09-17). News of the Fall of the Towers Reaches Petrolia. counterpunch.org News of the Fall of the Towers Reaches Petrolia Clock strikes six. No sunrise, Ten days short of solstice. We pull on shoes and Step out to be shrouded in sea fog. Unseen waves smash, deafen, All else gone to fog.. We throw hay To the dark forms of horses. Today We will move the

_____ (2021-09-17). Ed Asner (1929 — 2021). popularresistance.org Ed Asner was beyond a gifted actor who created an identifiable, singularly American cultural character. He was also "one of us"—a veteran and a person of conscience. | After the US illegally invaded Iraq, Ed Asner wrote the following: | Our citizens either will not or cannot go to the streets until catalyzed by someone or something to motivate them. Courage to Resist accomplishes one part of this program of resistance by speaking for and defending the brave souls in the military who do not wish to be part of the perfidy of this administration. It behooves us to do all we can to support Courage to Resist wit…

George Wuerthner (2021-09-17). Point Reyes National Seashore Capitulates to Ranchers. counterpunch.org The final Record of Decision (ROD) on livestock operations management at Point Reyes National Seashore was released this week. Unfortunately, and as feared, it not only maintains the ongoing degradation of this national park unit by privately owned domestic livestock, but it expands the opportunities for a handful of ranchers to do even more damage

Matt Sedlar (2021-09-17). Billions of People Who Need the Most Help Can Also Benefit — as Americans Have — from Changes in Economic Policy. cepr.net There has to be at least one Republican senator who will have the fortitude to support something that will create jobs in the US, save lives all over the world, and is costless to the US government.

_____ (2021-09-17). Thousands Call For Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty. popularresistance.org More than 2,000 academics from around the world signed an open letter calling for a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty, as the United Nations' 76th General Assembly kicks off its annual meeting. | Mobilizing meaningful action on climate change is one of the UN's top priorities this year, and it was just last month that UN Secretary General António Guterres said the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's latest report "must sound a death knell for coal and fossil fuels before they destroy our planet." | The hope many academics, researchers, and activists have is that an international agreement to prevent th…

WSWS (2021-09-17). Judge sets hearing to consider blocking Texas abortion ban. wsws.org A federal judge scheduled a hearing in two weeks, after the Justice Department filed for an emergency stay.

WSWS (2021-09-17). Germany: The three-week strike at Teigwaren Riesa and the dead end of the union perspective. wsws.org The roughly 150 employees at the East German market leader for pasta demonstrated great willingness to fight for better wages, which are currently just above the legal minimum. But the agreement negotiated by the NGG is not the victory for the employees that the union proclaims.

WSWS (2021-09-17). Canada's pandemic election, the resurgence of working class struggle and the fight for socialism. wsws.org Canada's September 20 federal election is unfolding amid a global pandemic that has demonstrated the irreconcilable conflict between the ruling capitalist oligarchy, its political representatives and selfish class interests, and the most basic needs of working people.

WSWS (2021-09-17). BCTGM union announces tentative agreement with Nabisco, seeking to end strike across five states and impose concessions. wsws.org The BCTGM is attempting to prevent workers from having adequate time to study what they're voting on.

_____ (2021-09-17). Australia Continues Plunge Into Authoritarianism And Military Brinkmanship. popularresistance.org People who just started paying attention to Australian authoritarianism during Covid often get the impression that it's entirely about the virus, but as we discussed previously the actual fundamental problem is that Australia is the only so-called democracy without any kind of statute or bill of rights to protect the citizenry from these kinds of abuses. This is why Australia is looked upon as so freakish by the rest of the western world right now: because, in this sense, it is. People call it a "free country", but there has never been any reason to do so. | Covid has certainly played a major role in the exacerba…

_____ (2021-09-17). Historic Africa/CARICOM Summit. popularresistance.org It was an idea whose time had come. On Tuesday, September 5 this idea took material form at the first Africa/CARICOM Summit conducted virtually and broadcast to the world via the Web and social media. | Participants at the historical event included heads of State and Government of the Caribbean Community and the African Union, chairs of Caricom and the African Union Commission, the Africa Regional Economic Communities, the Secretaries General of Caricom and the Organization of the African Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS), and the president of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). | The Summit was chaired by P…

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-09-17). 'Leftists' Holler as PSUV's Pedro Carreño Trends on Social Media. orinocotribune.com The name of Venezuelan PSUV deputy Pedro Carreño became a trending topic on Venezuela's social media platform recently following comments issued in the National Assembly session this Wednesday, September 15, regarding the Secretary General of the Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV), Oscar Figuera. | The United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) parliamentarian Carreño had strong words for the position taken by Figuera against the discourse and the political guidelines of the PSUV, even while Figuera insists that he supports the revolutionary interests. | "Then there is this puppet from the Central Intelligence Ag…

Steve Watson (2021-09-17). Video: Gulag Fencing Goes Back Up Around Capitol; Trump Warns 'It's a Setup'. globalresearch.ca

Ramzy Baroud (2021-09-17). From the 'Iron Wall' to the 'Villa in the Jungle': Palestinians Demolish Israel's Security Myths. counterpunch.org 25 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

_____ (2021-09-17). The Sound Of His Approaching Step Wakes Me And I See My Land's Deprivation. popularresistance.org On Wednesday, 8 September, party workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), India's ruling political party, attacked three buildings in the Melarmath area of Agartala (Tripura). These attacks targeted the offices of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), the communist newspaper Daily Deshar Katha, and two private media houses Pratibadi Kalam and PN-24. The violence took place in broad daylight as the police stood by and watched. Across Tripura, fifty-four other offices of the communists were attacked. | The Communist Party — CPI(M) — and the media houses had been critical of the BJP-led state gover…

Mel Gurtov (2021-09-17). The US and Yemen: Putting a Disreputable Policy Right. counterpunch.org In Yemen, Saudi and Iranian interests collide, a civil war involving multiple parties has devastated the country, a humanitarian crisis has been going on for several years, and important issues of international law need to be resolved. Common to all these elements is the US-backed Saudi intervention over the last six years, which has rained

WSWS (2021-09-17). Two workers at Fayetteville, North Carolina Valley Proteins plant found dead, investigation underway. wsws.org The two workers at the plant were found unresponsive by coworkers at 1: 30 p.m. Sunday, and a HAZMAT team responded, ordering an evacuation of the facility.

C.P. Chandrasekhar (2021-09-17). Is public investment holding up global capitalism's dynamism? mronline.org Capitalism is supposed to be all about economic growth, through the dynamism that is created by competition. This growth is meant to be driven by investment (or accumulation) which, in turn, is used to justify the shares of national income that are delivered to private profits, to the owners of capital.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-17). Ecuadorians mobilize against Lasso's anti-people policies. peoplesdispatch.org The primary demands of the trade unions and social organizations include the immediate discontinuation of the neoliberal measure in force since last year, which increases the price of petrol and diesel on a monthly basis, and the cessation of privatization of strategic resources and sectors…

Eric Tymoigne (2021-09-17). Money and Banking (Part 6 — Treasury and Central Bank Interactions). realprogressives.org

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-17). Lawyers, activists file petition seeking revocation of Israel's observer status at African Union. peoplesdispatch.org Israel was admitted to the African Union (AU) as an observer state in July this year, a decision that came as a shock to several member countries, given Israel's sustained and ongoing repression of the Palestinian people…

WSWS (2021-09-17). Video: Students and youth support SEP campaign against Australia's electoral laws. wsws.org IYSSE members call on all students and young people to oppose these laws and join the SEP…

Georgi Gotev (2021-09-17). European Parliament to Cut Ties with Russia's Parliament, Describes Russia as a "Stagnating Authoritarian Kleptocracy" globalresearch.ca

Eve Ottenberg (2021-09-17). Fireworks at the Select Committee on the Capitol Riot. counterpunch.org The House select committee on the January 6 capitol riot finally kicked into gear. In August, the committee requested telecom companies to preserve phone and social media records of certain congress critters. Suddenly the likes of Mo Brooks, Marjorie Taylor Green, Matt Gaetz, Paul Gosar and Lauren Boebert quivered with anticipation: were they targets of

Erik Molvar (2021-09-17). America's Largest Windfarm: an Environmental Disaster? counterpunch.org Recent news stories focus on how a conservation easement on a large ranch in northwest Colorado is blocking a major new transmission line, and therefore stalling the enormous Chokecherry-Sierra Madre wind farm in southcentral Wyoming. While these articles make some valid points about the need for renewable energy, they gloss over the reality that this

_____ (2021-09-17). After Rejecting Fourth Union-Backed Contract, Carpenters Strike. popularresistance.org An estimated 2,000 carpenters in Seattle and across the state of Washington began their first strike in nearly two decades Thursday after rejecting the fourth proposed contract agreed to by the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBC). Rank-and-file carpenters are seeking to expand their strike to other construction sites, where the union has signed no-strike pledges, and bring out the other 10,000 unionized carpenters who are currently being kept on the job. | Over the weekend, carpenters voted by 56-44 percent to reject a four-year contract proposal that included below-inflation rate raises…

Staff (2021-09-17). Cops lied to get into their home, but their own bodycam caught the truth. therealnews.com As Brad Naylor and his brother slept in their parents' home, they were surprised to hear their door kicked open and see guns drawn at 5: 00 in the morning. According to the police report, the smell of marijuana lead these officers to enter a home without a warrant and without the consent of the owners. In this episode of PAR, we examine this terrifying experience as another example of the phenomenon of overpolicing, and we explore the high social, political, and financial costs it exacts from small-town America.

SAM (2021-09-17). Why Do Europeans Live Longer Than Americans? inequality.org

Juan Cole (2021-09-17). In Turning Point for US Media, Time Recognizes Palestinians Mohammed and Muna El-Kurd as among 100 "Most Influential" juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — In what may be a turning point for American media, Time magazine has chosen twin Palestinian activists from the endangered East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah, Mohammed and Muna el-Kurd, as among the 100 most influential people in 2021. "Through online‚ÄØposts and media appearances, sibling activists Mohammed (@m7mdkurd) and Muna …

Liz Theoharis (2021-09-17). The Land of the Free, Where So Many of the Brave Are Homeless: Resisting Evictions Amid a Pandemic. juancole.com ( Tomdispatch.com) — Over the past weeks, multiple crises have merged: a crisis of democracy with the most significant attack on voting rights since Reconstruction; a climate crisis with lives and livelihoods upended in the Gulf Coast and the Northeast by extreme weather events and in the West by a stunning fire season; and an …

John Stanton (2021-09-17). Elon Musk's Spacefaring Civilization is a Pipe Dream. counterpunch.org Earth is like four-and-a-half billion years old. In another half billion years or so the sun will expand and probably evaporate the oceans and make life impossible on Earth, which means that if it had taken consciousness ten percent longer to evolve it would never have evolved at all. Just ten percent longer. And I

Michigan Abolition, Prisoner Solidarity MAPS (2021-09-17). Reportback from the #ShutEmDown Demonstrations in Michigan: An Abolitionist Call to Solidarity and Action against Prisons. itsgoingdown.org Reportback from Michigan Abolition and Prisoner Solidarity (MAPS) on recent #ShutEmDown2021 actions in so-called Michigan. Jailhouse Lawyers Speak, a nationwide collective of imprisoned freedom fighters, called for mass mobilization against the racist and violent prison system throughout the months of August and September 2021. In response to this call, Michigan Abolition and Prisoner Solidarity (MAPS)…

Guest Contributor (2021-09-17). OPINION: Biden-Harris Justice Department Embraces Racist Insular Cases. latinorebels.com One week after members of Congress called on the Biden-Harris Department of Justice to condemn the racist Insular Cases, the Department has instead doubled down to argue based on the Insular Cases that people born in U.S. territories have no constitutional right to U.S. citizenship.

Joris Leverink (2021-09-17). Earthcare Fieldcast: struggles across ecology and care. roarmag.org As we are sliding from crises of social reproduction into crises of planetary ecology, this podcast looks at our collective struggles for existence and care. From agroecology, feminist strikes and climate justice to care commons and movement infrastructures — this fieldcast tunes into ways of building autonomy and interdependence at the same time. | We listen in to the life-sustaining backwaters that produce our food, reproduce our bodies and fight to defend our common worlds and singular territories. Those are the real-but-invisible frontlines of our struggles for a desirable world — one that can hol…

TASS (2021-09-17). China urges Russia, Iran, Pakistan to coordinate efforts on Afghanistan — Foreign Ministry. tass.com The four countries should enhance communication and coordination, act unanimously, cause positive influence and play a constructive role in stabilizing Afghanistan, Wang Yi said…

TASS (2021-09-17). Foreign meddling in Russian elections proceeds along several tracks — political scientists. tass.com Professor Oleg Matveychev stressed that both the registration of candidates and parties and the vote-counting procedure were the targets of criticism…

TASS (2021-09-17). US must assume responsibility for reconstruction of Afghanistan — Chinese foreign minister. tass.com According to Wang Yi, the hasty pullout of US troops and allied forces has entailed new problems in Afghanistan…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-17). Australia To Host More U.S. Troops, Jointly Develop Missiles. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Australia announced plans to rotate more US troops on its soil and that it would cooperate with Washington on developing missiles. | Australia earlier announced a three-way alliance with the United States and Britain in which Canberra will acquire nuclear-powered submarines, enraging France whose own key contract for conventional submarines was scrapped. | Furthermore, Australian Defense Minister Peter Dutton said he would visit the US and Australia will be "significantly enhancing" coo…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Treating birth defects before a baby is born. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Birth defects affect 1 in every 33 babies born in the U.S. each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Before a baby is born, early intervention using fetal surgery can treat life-threatening birth defects and improve outcomes in some cases. Fetal surgeons at Mayo Clinic Children's Center treat many conditions, including: Spina bifida (myelomeningocele).Twin anemia-polycythemia sequence (TAPS).Twin reversed arterial perfusion (TRAP) sequence.Twin-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS).Lower urinary tract obstruction (LUTO). On the Mayo Clinic Q&A…

Betsey Piette (2021-09-17). Running Down the Walls raises up Mumia. workers.org The fourth annual Running Down the Walls (RDTW) event took place at FDR Park in south Philadelphia Sept. 12, starting with a yoga warm-up followed by a revolutionary 5K walk/run. The day of solidarity amplified the voices of comrades behind bars, lifting them up in their struggles and maintaining material . . . |

Anonymous669 (2021-09-17). Russian Warplanes Hammer Greater Idlib In Response To Deadly Attack On Syrian Troops (Videos, Photos). southfront.org 2712070 10/04/2015 Russian servicemen attach a Kh-25 high-precision missile to a Su-24 aircraft at the Khmeimim airbase in Syria. Dmitriy Vinogradov/RIA Novosti | On September 17, warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces carried out at least ten airstrikes on the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib. | The airstrikes targeted Sheikh Barakat Mount in the outskirts of the town of Darat Izza in the western Aleppo countryside. Several positions and fortifications of al-Qaeda-affiliated Hay'at Tahrir al…

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

Jenna Gabriel, Tosha Yingling (2021-09-17). A Socialist Vision for Space Exploration Must Include Disability. counterpunch.org Yesterday, Jacobin published a piece by Spencer Roberts outlining a socialist vision for space exploration—a necessary vision to advance while we watch a group of billionaires compete in an astro-pissing contest as they live out their colonial fever dreams with little concern for the environmental, social, or working class. Roberts terms the detritus of these

_____ (2021-09-17). Trans Mountain Loses 16th Insurer. popularresistance.org The world's biggest publicly-traded provider of property and casualty insurance, Chubb, has become the 16th insurer to declare that it won't back the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline, a coalition of climate and Indigenous campaigners announced yesterday. | The flurry of social media activity was triggered by a single tweet from Financial Times insurance correspondent Ian Smith, with no elaborating news story as The Energy Mix went to virtual press Tuesday evening. "Chubb does not provide insurance coverage for any tar sands projects," a spokesperson told Smith, following a protest at the U.S. Open tennis tou…

United Nations Assoc. San Francisco (2021-09-17). Sunday 9/19: International Day of Peace: Ending the Afghan War & Beginning the Rescue. indybay.org Virtual event…

teleSUR, drl, JGN (2021-09-17). øQuién fue Victor Jara?>. telesurtv.net El cantautor chileno es considerado un símbolo de los detenidos, desaparecidos y asesinados en la dictadura de Pinochet.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). 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…

John Feffer (2021-09-17). The Handcuffing of Joe Biden. counterpunch.org The far right would like to impeach Joe Biden, kick him out of the White House, perhaps even throw him in jail. "Lock him up" has been a predictable chant at Trump rallies going back to before the 2020 election. Even Republicans in Congress have joined this chorus. Bipartisanship? As Donald Trump would say in

Bill Fletcher (2021-09-17). 21st Century Internationalism of the Oppressed: A Comradely Response to Ajamu Baraka. zcomm.org The US Left has largely lost the ability and/or willingness to have serene debates and exchanges. All too quickly differences, sometimes negligible, are elevated into splits…

Angela (2021-09-17). Saturday 9/18: Free virtual screening of the documentary film Lost Cities of Palestine. indybay.org

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). 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…

Harvard University (2021-09-17). 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…

ERA Coalition (2021-09-17). Monday 9/20: LatinX Communities & the Equal Rights Amendment (Part 1). indybay.org Livestream on Instagram…

sputniknews (2021-09-17). 'Cut Him Off Now!': Newsmax Host Loses Cool After US Vet Critiques Trump Over Afghan Withdrawal. sputniknews.com Although the process to remove American troops began under former US President Donald Trump, backlash stemming from the exit has largely consumed the Biden administration, with lawmakers on both sides of the aisle lashing out. The president has stood firm that the pullout was necessary to bring the near 20-year occupation to a close.

Anonymous007 (2021-09-17). China's Shenzhou-12 Space Mission Crew Safely Lands After 90 Days In Space. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The crew of the Chinese space mission Shenzhou-12 landed safely back on Earth after 90 days in space. | This makes it China's longest-lasting space mission. | The mission crew returned to Earth at the designated Dongfeng landing site in the Gobi Desert, North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, marking a successful conclusion of the first crewed mission at the country's space station building stage. | The safe landing of the return capsule also marked the s…

Anonymous765 (2021-09-17). ARCAS: An AI-Powered Assault Rifle That Turns Killing Into A Video Game. southfront.org | DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : | BITCOIN: bc1qv7k70u2zynvem59u88ctdlaw7hc735d8xep9rq : | BITCOIN CASH: qzjv8hrdvz6edu4gkzpnd4w…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-17). US To Decrease Number Of Troops Deployed In Two Iraqi Bases. southfront.org A US soldier runs at a coalition forces forward base near West Mosul, Iraq June 21, 2017 (photo credit: REUTERS) | The US will decrease the number of troops deployed in Erbil International Airport in the Kurdistan Region as well as in Ain al-Assad Air Base in al-Anbar province, the Iraqi military's Joint Operations Command announced on September 17. | In a statement, the Joint Operations Command said that the limited drawdown was agreed upon during a recent meeting between the Iraqi Military Technical Committee, heade…

Walker Bragman (2021-09-17). "Does Not Present Sufficient Cause" dailyposter.com

imperial.ac.uk (2021-09-17). Imperial named University of the Year. imperial.ac.uk The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide has named Imperial College London as University of the Year 2022.

Global Research News (2021-09-17). Selected Articles: Stop the COVID Holocaust! Open Letter. globalresearch.ca By It is obvious to us that another h…

Sarah Anderson (2021-09-17). Mexico Got Rid of a Prominent Columbus Statue. Neo-Colonial Economic Policies Should Fall Next. inequality.org

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Mayo Clinic patient, physician highlighted by Conquer Cancer Foundation. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Dr. Wendy Allen-Rhoades is an oncologist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, with expertise in a variety of pediatric and adolescent cancers. Her experience and research background helped her develop a promising treatment plan for Kenedi, a young patient from Wisconsin. Kenedi had a rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare type of cancer that can occur at any age, but most often affects children. Using support from a 2013 Conquer Cancer Young Investigator Award, Dr. Allen-Rhoades has been…

Howie Hawkins (2021-09-17). Freedom to Vote Act—For Capitalist Parties Only. counterpunch.org The Freedom to Vote Act, the pared down voting rights legislation that Democratic Senators unveiled on September 14, must be supported to preempt GOP state laws for partisan gerrymandering, voter suppression, election subversion, and intimidation of voters and election administrators. Yet this bill also deserves vigorous protest from the Left for its public campaign financing

Chris Slee (2021-09-17). Forum discusses the power of protest. greenleft.org.au An online forum discussing the power of protest was organised by the Refugee Action Collective Victoria. Chris Slee reports.

Telematic (2021-09-17). Saturday 10/9: PLAY‚Ä PREY – Leila Weefur. indybay.org Telematic | 323 10th St. @ Folsom | San Francisco, CA 94103…

WSWS (2021-09-17). Historian Woody Holton launches 1619 Project-inspired attack on the American Revolution. wsws.org The University of South Carolina historian holds that the American Revolution was launched to defend the institution of slavery against the British Empire.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-09-17). Two Imperial women awarded Rising Talents fellowships from UNESCO and L'Oreal. imperial.ac.uk Dr Claudia Contini and Dr Jess Wade have won their categories in the L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science UK and Ireland Rising Talents programme.

Jonathan Smucker (2021-09-17). Happy Birthday, Occupy Wall Street. zcomm.org Ten years later, the Democratic Party ignores Occupy Wall Street's warnings at its own peril…

Jill Richardson (2021-09-17). Spreading Vaccine Disinformation is Wrong and Dangerous. counterpunch.org In the late 19th century, people protested against mandatory smallpox vaccines. Despite them, today we live in a world without smallpox. COVID-19 policy is not a value-neutral, objective matter of science. The people of a nation as diverse as ours will have differing — and even conflicting — values, interests, and opinions. We can disagree

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Mayo researchers link gut microbiome to rheumatoid arthritis prognosis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A significant indicator of whether a patient with rheumatoid arthritis will improve over the course of disease may lie in part in their gut, according to new research from Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine. The study, published in Genome Medicine, found that predicting a patient's future rheumatoid arthritis prognosis could be possible by zeroing in on the trillions of bacteria, viruses and fungi that inhabit their gastrointestinal tract, known as the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). 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…

Staff (2021-09-17). Federal Court of Australia Exposes the Deep Racism of the Israeli Lobby. orinocotribune.com By Tim Anderson — Sep 14, 2021 | The Federal Court implicitly recognized the deceptive technique of the Israeli lobby: the use of contrived and trivial pretexts to suppress critical discussion of apartheid crimes in Palestine. | While the Federal Court of Australia (FCA) decision in NTEU v University of Sydney (2021) is an important affirmation of principles of academic freedom at the University of Sydney, it also implicitly exposed the deep racism of the Israeli lobby. | The FCA recognized that my Gaza graphic—almost universally called a "swastika graphic" by university managers and the corporate medi…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). 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 (2021-09-17). Mayo Clinic Minute: Managing atrial fibrillation. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Nearly 3 million Americans are living with a heart condition called atrial fibrillation, according to the American Heart Association. And the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that number could be as high as 12 million by the start of the next decade. But what is atrial fibrillation and how do you fix it? Reporter Jason Howland talks to a Mayo Clinic cardiologist to find out in this Mayo Clinic Minute. Watch: The Mayo…

Jeffrey St. Clair (2021-09-17). Roaming Charges: Taxing Representations. counterpunch.org Almost everything Tom Wolfe wrote about the glitterati left in the late 60s has been recapitulated in subsequent decades, with the faux radicalism diminishing into hip liberalism and the artistic pretense inflating into camp couture for the one-percent. It's beyond parody. In the 60s, the message wouldn't have been "Tax the Rich" but "Fuck the Rich", "Eat the Rich", "Infect the Rich." As a radical artistic statement, AOC's catwalk at the Met Gala was pathetic, a commercial aimed at the most middlebrow donors to the DNC.

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2021-09-17). Are These Findings the Death Blow for Vaccine Passports? globalresearch.ca

UUSF Forum (2021-09-17). Sunday 9/19: A Dialogue on Housing with Assemblymember David Chiu. indybay.org Meeting on Zoom: | us02web.zoom.us/j/84613268329?pwd=U3NEMX… | Passcode 254388…

Edward Curtin (2021-09-17). 9/11 and Afghanistan Post-Mortems: Lessons in Safe Logic. dissidentvoice.org In the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan and the 20th anniversary of the mass murders of September 11, 2001, the corporate mainstream and alternative media have been replete with articles analyzing the consequences of 9/11 that resulted in the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan and its alleged withdrawal after two decades of war. These …

Jason Ditz (2021-09-17). South Yemen Separatists Declare Emergency, Trying to Handle Protests. news.antiwar.com Protests in southern Yemen continue to grow this week as economic collapse fuels unemployment and widespread shortages. The Southern Transitional Council (STC), a separatist group, Years of war has taken the Middle East's poorest country and made things even worse, while a Saudi blockade has kept basic goods, including food, in desperately short supply. This has many protesters complaining that the Hadi government is a failure. | The STC…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-09-17). Video: #Yes, It's a "Killer Vaccine": Michel Chossudovsky. globalresearch.ca The unspoken truth is that the novel coronavirus provides a pretext to powerful financial interests and corrupt politicians to precipitate the entire World into a spiral of mass unemployment, bankruptcy, extreme poverty and despair.

sputniknews (2021-09-17). UN Chief: 'Absolutely Essential' to Create Mechanisms to Inject Cash Into Afghan Economy. sputniknews.com UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres noted it was critical to create mechanisms to inject cash into Afghanistan's economy to prevent it from collapsing and causing a massive outflow of refugees that could destabilise the entire region.

Adam Tooze, Elmira Bayrasli (2021-09-17). 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.

sputniknews (2021-09-17). US Civil Rights Leader Applauds Police Chokehold Ban, Urges Congress to Move on Floyd Act. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik), Barrington M. Salmon – The US Justice Department's decision to ban law enforcement from using chokeholds is a welcome step but more needs to do be done to curb police violence against Black people, including the passage of the George Floyd Act, National Urban League CEO and former New Orleans Mayor, Marc Morial, told Sputnik.

sputniknews (2021-09-17). US House Armed Services Committee Warns Troubled F-35 Program May Become Unsustainable at Its Peak. sputniknews.com

Sarah Anderson (2021-09-17). National Philanthropic (Mis)Trust. inequality.org

Norma Rae (2021-09-17). Hollywood workers fight back as studios prioritize corporate profit. zcomm.org As the battle for a fair contract continues, it is the below-the-line crew members who must fight and build power to determine their own fate…

Megan Redshaw (2021-09-17). Experts Accuse CDC of 'Cherry-Picking' Data on Vaccine Immunity to Support Political Narrative. globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). 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…

KARA (2021-09-17). Saturday 10/16: Annual Walk'n'Run To Remember. indybay.org Mitchell Park (Bowl Area) | 600 E Meadow Dr | Palo Alto, CA 94303…

_____ (2021-09-17). How The US Government Stokes Racial Tensions In Cuba. popularresistance.org Havana – "A Black uprising is shaking Cuba's Communist regime," read The Washington Post's headline on the recent unrest on the Caribbean island. "Afro-Cubans Come Out In Droves To Protest Government," wrote NPR. Meanwhile, The Wall Street Journal went with "Cuba's Black Communities Bear the Brunt of Regime's Crackdown" as a title. | These were examples of a slew of coverage in the nation's top outlets, which presented what amounted to one day of U.S.-backed protests in July as a nationwide insurrection led by the country's Black population — in effect, Cuba's Black Lives Matter moment. | Apart from dramati…

_____ (2021-09-17). Patient Group Targets Pair of Democrats for 'Selling Us Out to Drug Companies'. commondreams.org

Jonathan Cook (2021-09-17). In the name of humanitarianism, Covid is crushing local as well as global solidarity. dissidentvoice.org There seems to be a glaring illogic to official arguments about the need to vaccinate British children against Covid that no one in the corporate media wishes to highlight. Days ago the British government's experts on vaccinations, the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation, withstood strong political pressure and decided not to recommend vaccinating children …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Consumer Health: Back to school — and bullying. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org For many families, the start of school is a busy, exciting time of year. For some students, though, returning to school also means bullying, and the feelings of anxiety, sadness and loneliness bullying can cause. Up to 20% of students 12—18 experience bullying in the U.S. each year, according to StopBullying.gov, which is a resource managed by the Department of Health and Human Resources dedicated to providing information about bullying. Bullying is a form of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Patients in Phoenix area now can benefit from Mayo Clinic's advanced care at home model of care. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org PHOENIX ‚Äï Mayo Clinic has expanded its innovative advanced care at home model of care, which provides comprehensive care to patients in the comfort of their own homes, to Mayo Clinic in Arizona. Beginning this week, many patients in the Phoenix and Scottsdale area who otherwise would need to be hospitalized will be able to receive in-person and virtual care through Mayo Clinic's advanced care at home platform. Under 24/7 direction of Mayo Clinic physicians, advanced care…

The Conversation (2021-09-17). Human Activity is Threatening 1/3 of Tree Species with Extinction. juancole.com By Adrian Newton | One in three of the world's tree species are at risk of becoming extinct, according to a recent report by the Global Tree Assessment — the first attempt to estimate the conservation status of all of Earth's trees. Well-known species, including magnolias, oaks and maples are among those at risk. More …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Mayo Clinic Community Accountable Care Organization delivers high-quality care, Medicare savings. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — The Mayo Clinic Community Accountable Care Organization (ACO) LLC earned a quality score of 97.81% while generating $32.3 million in cost savings for the Medicare program in 2020. That's according to recently released performance data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service (CMS). The Mayo Clinic Community ACO has participated for a year and a half in the Medicare Shared Savings Program offered by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). 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…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-17). Escalation In Northeastern Syria: Four Civilians Killed In Turkish Shelling On SDF-Held Village (Video). southfront.org Image: aa.com.tr | On September 17, four civilians were killed when the Turkish military shelled the village of al-Dibs in northeastern Syria. | The village is located to the west of the town of Ain Issa, in a part of the northern countryside of Raqqa that's held by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). | The Hawar News Agency, which is affiliated with the SDF, identified the four victims as Malik al-Muharib al-Hamid, 25, Idan Hamad al-Amiri, 40, Hamad al-Khunais al-Jarbou, 20, and Khmus a…

Women's March San Francisco (2021-09-17). 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

WSWS (2021-09-17). Defend Sri Lankan workers against Rajapakse's state of emergency! wsws.org This state of emergency must be taken as a warning to workers that the capitalist class is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic everywhere by a turn to dictatorship.

Anonymous669 (2021-09-17). ISIS Shares Summery Of Its Recent Attacks In Iraq. southfront.org File image. | On September 16, ISIS official newspaper, al-Naba, shared an infographic summarizing the terrorist group's recent operations in Iraq. | According to the infographic, ISIS terrorists carried out a total of 46 operations in Iraq between the 1st and 15th of September. | Al-Naba claimed that 108 Iraqi civilians and service members were killed in the operations as follows: | 34 people were killed in the northern province of Kirkuk, where 15 operations took place; | 31 people were killed in the eastern province…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-17). Suspected Russian Airstrike Hit Northeastern Syria (Photos). southfront.org A Russian Su-24 strike aircraft in the sky over the Khmeimim airbase in Syria. Photo: Dmitriy Vinogradov / RIA Novosti | On September 17, an unidentified warplane carried out an airstrike on an empty field near the town of Abu Khashab in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, which is held by the US-Backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). | The remains of what appears to be a Soviet-made cluster bomb were found at the scene of the strike. No casualties or material losses were reported. | An unidentified war…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-17). UN Considers Lifting Some Sanctions, Removing Taliban From Terrorist List. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called for exceptions in the sanctions regime against the Taliban in order to facilitate interaction with them. | Asked if he considers it appropriate at some point to exclude the Taliban from the list of terrorist organizations, Guterres noted that the organization's member countries will decide when the right moment will come. | At the same time, the official recalled that he advocates a flexible approach and pointed to precedents in the past."As you…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). 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 (2021-09-17). 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 (2021-09-17). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). 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….

Staff (2021-09-17). Israeli study claims Covid vaccine boosters reduce infection risk TENFOLD… day before FDA to decide on 3rd jab. rt.com A third dose of Pfizer's vaccine could cut the risk of Covid infection by more than 10 times in elderly patients, according to an Israeli study, which was peer-reviewed just ahead of a key FDA meeting on boosters for Americans. | Published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday night, the newly peer-reviewed "The…

Anonymous765 (2021-09-17). Iran and Lebanon Spite Washington And Tel Aviv. southfront.org | DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : | BITCOIN: bc1qv7k70u2zynvem59u88ctdlaw7hc735d8xep9rq : | BITCOIN CASH: qzjv8hrdvz6edu4gk…

Arsenio Toledo (2021-09-17). Judge in New York Temporarily Halts State's COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate. globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). 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…

One Billion Rising, hundreds of partners (2021-09-17). Saturday 9/25: Rise For and With the Women of Afghanistan. indybay.org San Francisco demonstration – RSVP for location details…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-17). Saudi Arabia Says It Foiled Attack With Four Drones, Ballistic Missile On Jizan. southfront.org Illustrative image, source: the Houthis media wing. | Early on September 17, the Saudi-led coalition announced that it had intercepted and shot down four suicided drones and a ballistic missile which were launched from the Yemen by the Houthis (Ansar Allah). | According to the coalition, the main target of the attack was the southern Saudi city of Jizan. The drones and the ballistic missile were intercepted before they could reach the city. | "We are taking operational measures to protect civilians and civilian objec…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Consumer Health: Treating sepsis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Sepsis Awareness Month, and World Sepsis Day will be observed on Monday, Sept. 13, which makes this a good time to learn more about the treatment of this potentially life-threatening condition. Nearly 270,000 people in the U.S. die each year as a result of sepsis, and one-third of people who die in a hospital have sepsis, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sepsis occurs when the body's response to an…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). 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…

khubaka, Michael Harris (2021-09-17). Sacramento County History in Transition. indybay.org 2021 California Admission Day pulled the covers off Sacramento County Historical Society in transition. Fall 2020 Sacramento County Board of Supervisors deemed Racism a Public Health Crisis as the global COVID-19 pandemic continues to highlight systemic structural inequalities as we Build Back Better. If history has value, let us explore with one standard for humanity beginning Fall 2021.

Peter Boyle (2021-09-17). Afghan women, war and the media. greenleft.org.au On September 17, Green Left's Peter Boyle spoke to Dr Ayesha Jehangir who is a writer and academic currently based in Australia. Dr Jehangir specialises in peace journalism, digital war, online extremism, and justice. She has also worked as a journalist in Afghanistan and Pakistan and is currently writing a book about Afghan refugees and media discourses of war and conflict, which was also the topic of her PhD thesis.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). 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…

Staff (2021-09-17). "Systemic Failure": Top Gymnasts Blast FBI for Bungling Sexual Abuse Probe of Dr. Larry Nassar. democracynow.org This week some of gymnastics' biggest stars shared scathing testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee about the FBI's failure to stop Larry Nassar, the USA Gymnastics doctor and serial sexual abuser. ‚Ä®‚Ä®Lawyers say that after the FBI was first told of Nassar's crimes, he abused another 120 people before his 2016 arrest. We feature the testimony of Simone Biles, the four-time Olympic gold medalist, who is widely considered to be the greatest gymnast of all time, and speak with gymnast Rachael Denhollander, who was the first to publicly accuse Nassar of sexual abuse and says the c…

Global Research News (2021-09-17). This Week's Most Popular Articles. globalresearch.ca

Raging Grannies Action League (2021-09-17). 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…

ERA Coalition (2021-09-17). Monday 9/27: LatinX Communities & the Equal Rights Amendment (Part 2). indybay.org Livestream on Instagram…

J. D. Heyes (2021-09-17). Biden's Federal Vaccine Mandate Doesn't Really Apply to Everyone: Members of Congress, Staff, Postal Workers Are Exempt. globalresearch.ca

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

WSWS (2021-09-17). Opposing the closure of McVitie's Tollcross, Scotland: The lessons of the destruction of the steel industry. wsws.org Labour's Paul Sweeney revealed in the Scottish parliament that a Pladis Action Group proposed new biscuit factory could be built at Gartcosh, site of a former steel works, closed in 1986 as part of the destruction of the steel industry in Britain.

Richard Falk (2021-09-17). The Bipartisan Demise of American Democracy. zcomm.org Perhaps it is time to try something different, starting by ending the three-ring circus of private funding of political campaigns…

imperial.ac.uk (2021-09-17). Imperial graduate launches widening participation scheme for aspiring medics. imperial.ac.uk In2MedSchool provides mentoring for students from disadvantaged areas aspiring to study medicine, launched by Imperial medicine graduate Brian Wang.

Staff (2021-09-17). Headlines for September 17, 2021. democracynow.org U.S. Resumes Deportation Flights to Haiti as 10,000 Haitian Asylum Seekers Cross Rio Grande, Haitian Prime Minister, Accused of Aiding President's Murder, Sacks Justice Minister, Federal Judge Bars Biden Administration's Use of Trump-Era Rule to Fast-Track Deportations, U.N. Warns Time Is Rapidly Running Out to Limit Global Heating to 1.5 Degrees Celsius, U.S. Reports 3,400 COVID Deaths in One Day; One-Quarter of ICU Beds Are At or Near Capacity, France, China Blast U.S.-U.K.-Australia Nuclear Partnership, Biden Calls for Corporations and Super Wealthy to Pay Fair Share of Taxes, Police Put Fence Around Capitol A…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). 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…

Dr. Derek Kerr (2021-09-17). 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 (2021-09-17). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Endometrial ablation when pelvic pain or endometriosis are present. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've been diagnosed with endometriosis and have heavy menstrual bleeding. My health care provider said I should consider endometrial ablation. A friend told me it might be problematic because I'm only in my late 20s, and it could affect my ability to conceive a child down the road. What are the risks? Are other treatments available? ANSWER: Endometrial ablation can reduce heavy menstrual bleeding significantly. But you should consider the potential risks associated with…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Science Saturday: A new understanding of the inner workings of CAR-T cell therapy. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic researchers have biomanufactured chimeric antigen receptor-T cell therapy (CAR-T cell therapy) in a new way to track the cells' cancer-fighting journey and predict toxic side effects. This Mayo Clinic breakthrough, published in Cancer Immunology Research, also could unravel the mystery of how to unleash CAR-T cell therapy to destroy solid tumors. "This new technology allows us to image CAR-T cells after they are given to patients and study their fate," says Saad Kenderian, M.B., Ch.B., a Mayo…

Labor Video Project (2021-09-17). The Fight Against Covid-19 & Zero Covid. indybay.org How should Covid-19 be fought and why do we need a Zero Covid-19 policy in the US and around the world was the focus of an educational panel held at HEAT…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). 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 (2021-09-17). Consumer Health: What you can do to help prevent suicide. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World Suicide Prevention Day will be observed on Friday, Sept. 10, which makes this a good time to learn more about suicide and how you can help someone in danger of suicide. Suicide is a tragic reaction to stressful life situations. Most often, suicidal thoughts are the result of feeling helpless or unable to cope with what seems like an overwhelming life situation. Without hope for the future, suicide may seem like the only solution. There…

Telematic (2021-09-17). Saturday 10/2: The Virion Transit – New work by David Bayus. indybay.org Telematic | 323 10th St. @ Folsom | San Francisco, CA 94103…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). COVID-19 variants mu, delta and what to know about mutations. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A new COVID-19 variant called B.1621 or mu by the World Health Organization is being monitored by scientists. While this variant is making news, it is not the dominant strain in the U.S. or elsewhere, says Dr. John O'Horo, a Mayo Clinic infectious diseases physician. "The delta variant is really the predominant strain everywhere at this point. And while it is important that scientists and public health officials keep an eye on this, we're still in…

Staff (2021-09-17). FAA imposes no-fly zone for drones after shocking footage shows 10,000+ migrants packed under Texas bridge. rt.com The US Federal Aviation Administration has barred drones from flying over a south Texas bridge where more than 10,000 migrants have gathered, preventing local media from capturing aerial footage showing conditions at the site. | An

Global Research News (2021-09-17). Webinar on Global Research (French): Crise Covid-19, Fraude scientifique, ´ Vaccin tueur ª et Passe sanitaire. globalresearch.ca Dear Global Research Readers and Authors, | Last week, on September 9, 2021, the Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG) Commemorated its Twentieth Anniversary. | A Webinar was held under the title Worldwide Resistance against "Covid Fraud" and the Killer mRNA "Vaccine". …

Anonymous007 (2021-09-17). Russia Launches New Anti-Missile Defense System (Video). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) launched a new anti-missile missile defense system, the Defense Ministry told reporters. | The tests took place at the Sary-Shagan test site in Kazakhstan. | Major General Sergei Grabchuk, commander of the VKS missile defense formation, said that "after a series of tests, the new missile defense missile system has reliably confirmed the inherent characteristics, and the combat crews have…

J. D. Heyes (2021-09-17). Medical Staff Shortages Feared in France as Health Care Workers Balk at COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates. globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: What happens after a prostate cancer diagnosis? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org After skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer in men. One in 8 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime, according to the National Cancer Institute. While some types of prostate cancer grow slowly, and may need minimal or even no treatment, other types are aggressive and can spread quickly. So if you've been diagnosed with prostate cancer. Now what? "It's very important to know the extent or…

Staff (2021-09-17). "Another World Is Possible": How Occupy Wall Street Reshaped Politics & Kicked Off New Era of Protest. democracynow.org On the 10th anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, we examine the legacy of the historic protests with three veterans of the movement: Nelini Stamp, now the director of strategy and partnerships at the Working Families Party; Jillian Johnson, a key organizer in Occupy Durham who now serves on the Durham City Council and is the city's mayor pro tempore; and writer and filmmaker Astra Tayor, an organizer with the Debt Collective. Occupy Wall Street "broke the spell" protecting the economic status quo and marked a major shift in protests against capitalism, Taylor says. "Occupy kind of inaugurated this social movement r…

Silvia Secchi (2021-09-17). Teaching Without Mask and Vaccine Mandates. zcomm.org At the University of Iowa, faculty are forbidden from asking students to wear masks in classrooms or offices…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). 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…

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