Daily Archives: September 20, 2021

2021-09-20: News Headlines

WSWS (2021-09-20). Biden administration begins mass deportation flights from Texas to Haiti. wsws.org Hundreds of Haitian refugees were flown back to Port-au-Prince Sunday in the first step of what officials said would be the removal of all 12,000 refugees sheltering under an underpass in Del Rio, Texas, on the US-Mexico border.

Staff (2021-09-20). "People Are Desperate": Biden Vows Mass Deportations as Thousands of Haitian Refugees Shelter in Del Rio. democracynow.org Thousands of asylum seekers, primarily from Haiti, have sheltered in a makeshift camp at the U.S.-Mexico border under the Del Rio International Bridge, as the Biden administration has vowed to carry out mass deportations. On Sunday alone, the Biden administration said it sent three deportation flights to Haiti, with several more flights expected in the coming days. "For them to be deporting young children into Haiti right now, … it is unacceptable," says Guerline Jozef, co-founder and executive director of Haitian Bridge Alliance. We also speak with Jacqueline Charles, Haiti and Caribbean correspondent for the…

WSWS (2021-09-20). French officials warn AUKUS alliance undermines US-Europe relations. wsws.org Paris denounced Washington's sudden announcement of an Australia-UK-US alliance targeting China, and the related cancellation of a French-Australian submarine sale.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-20). China gives U.S. advice on how to preserve NATO. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Excerpts from The Global Times. An aggressive military bloc with thirty full members and forty partners on all inhabited continents which has waged unprovoked wars on three of them is evidently no problem to China, Russia, the United Nations, etc. Just business as usual. US-France tussle over AUKUS upsetting NATO, EuropeBy Cui HongjianThe author is …

Prof. James Chin (2021-09-20). Why Is Southeast Asia So Concerned About AUKUS and Australia's Plans for Nuclear Submarines? asia-pacificresearch.com

Adriel Kasonta (2021-09-20). AUKUS the latest attempt to push for war with China. asiatimes.com Surprise, surprise! After a "candid" phone conversation with President Xi Jinping the previous week, aimed at "responsible managing the competition between the United States and the PRC" and ensuring it "does not veer into conflict," US President Joe Biden announced on Wednesday that his country was joining a new trilateral security coalition comprising Washington, London …

Staff (2021-09-20). North Korea wades into AUKUS row, blasts US for 'fueling nuclear arms race & backstabbing allies'. rt.com Pyongyang has condemned Washington for undermining regional stability and global power balance — and vowed retaliation if its divisive nuclear-powered submarine deal with Australia threatens its national security. | "This is a very controversial and dangerous move which undermines the strategic balance in the Asia-Pacific region and can trigger a nuclear arms race," the North Korean Foreign Ministry said in response to KCNA state news agency's question about the AUKUS deal. | The ministry claimed that while the United States routinely demonstrates double standards, the new administration is more "unpredi…

Juan Cole (2021-09-20). Is US-Australia Nuclear Sub Deal a Proliferation Danger, and does it Justify Iran's Civilian Enrichment Program? juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — Alexander Ward and Quint Forgey at Politico raise a crucial question about the AUKUS alliance among the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia that involves providing Australia with nuclear submarines. Is it a form of proliferation and does it provide justification for Iran's civilian nuclear enrichment program? Nuclear submarines …

Steve Lalla (2021-09-20). US Citizens Must Stand in Solidarity with Chavista Revolution (Orinoco Tribune Interviews Rainer Shea). orinocotribune.com September 17, 2021 (OrinocoTribune.com)—In the US, a working-class revolution and the rule of the proletariat "can only happen through an incremental deconstruction of US imperialism worldwide," said Rainer Shea in a recent conversation with Orinoco Tribune. "The dismantling of the US empire is going to happen on the peripheries." | During a discussion with Orinoco Tribune editor Jesús Rodríguez-Espinoza, for an event titled "Propaganda, Corporate Censorship, and the Dictatorship of the Proletariat," Shea urged US social movements to organize patiently and practice internationalism. He spoke about the prosp…

ecns.cn (2021-09-20). China stresses aircraft disinfection to prevent COVID-19 case import. ecns.cn China has rolled out a protocol on the disinfection of passenger aircraft arriving from outside the Chinese mainland to reduce the risk of COVID-19 case import.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-20). Israel re-captures last two escapees of Gilboa prison; Palestinians continue solidarity protests. peoplesdispatch.org Palestinians are opposing the Israeli administrative detention policy under which prisoners are kept behind bars for long durations without charge or trial. They are also protesting the recent punitive measures imposed after six prisoners escaped Gilboa prison…

Victor Grossman (2021-09-20). Who with whom elections: Berlin Bulletin, no. 194, September 20, 2021. mronline.org In German elections—like the coming ones, as always on a Sunday—all you have to do is present the registration paper mailed to every citizen, then make crosses on a paper ballot. No trouble with the boss, no missing work, long lines or quarrels about fraud or discrimination. It sounds easy.

Mark Valencia (2021-09-20). US should beware of advice based on wishful thinking. asiatimes.com A recent article in the prestigious American journal Foreign Affairs made a series of recommendations for US policy in the South China Sea. However, US policymakers should beware of such recommendations based on questionable assumptions and wishful thinking. Following them could lead to another US foreign-policy failure. The article in essence supports the idea of …

WSWS (2021-09-20). Ford to shut down manufacturing operations in India, slash over 4,000 jobs. wsws.org Ford's decision to pull out of India is a part of the restructuring of the global auto industry and the escalation of the assault on jobs and living standards.

Fight Back (2021-09-20). Highway bannering keeps Palestine solidarity in focus. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – On September 16, thousands of rush-hour commuters on Interstate 94 saw banners with slogans like "Free Palestine," "End apartheid" and "End ethnic cleansing" hung from the Loring Park footbridge, amid a sea of Palestinian flags. Activists from American Muslims for Palestine – Minnesota (AMP-MN), the Anti-War Committee (AWC) and Women Against Military Madness (WAMM) then rallied in the park with chants and speeches. | The occasion was the anniversary of the 1982 Sabra and Shatila Massacre in Lebanon, when an invading Israeli army encouraged local right-wing militias to murder thousands of Palesti…

Julie Yixia Cai — Dean Baker (2021-09-20). Black and Asian American Workers Falling Behind in Getting Back Jobs. counterpunch.org In the first half of 2021, the economy added more than 4.2 million jobs, a rise of almost 3.0 percent, as it rapidly added back jobs lost during the pandemic-related recession. In a recent report in July 2021, Jason Furman and William Powell documented that the recent job transition rate from unemployment to employment was

WSWS (2021-09-20). Pacific governments plan border reopenings amid Delta surge. wsws.org In line with capitalist governments elsewhere, the strategy is to reach an arbitrary level of vaccination coverage and remove restrictions to international travel.

Dr. Yossef Ben-Meir (2021-09-20). Creating and Codifying the Right to be Remembered. globalresearch.ca It …

Editor (2021-09-20). 10th Anniversary Occupy Wall Street: The Rise of Occupy Wall Street—The Movement Moment That Revived The U.S. Left. mronline.org The idea—that 20,000 people would set up a round-the-clock protest encampment at the foot of Wall Street—had been proposed by Micah White of the Canadian magazine Adbusters without consulting anyone in New York.

WSWS (2021-09-20). GKN auto workers to strike against closure of Birmingham UK factory. wsws.org During the pandemic Unite and the trade unions have allowed sweeping redundancies with an estimated 10,000 jobs losses during 2020 across the car industry in the UK.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-20). Denmark: 60 years of NATO warplanes near Russia's border. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Denmark's Contribution to 60 Years of NATO Air Policing …If the Danish government declared reinforced alert, the Command Tactical Air Force Denmark would come under operational control of the Commander of NATO's Northern Region…. When NATO nations decided to integrate their air defence forces in 1961, most nations transferred their quick reaction alert aircraft to …

rebekah (2021-09-20). The Millionaires Surtax in House Tax Committee Proposal. inequality.org

Fight Back (2021-09-20). SDS at Texas A&M demands takedown of Confederate statue. fightbacknews.org College Station, TX – On September 16, Students for a Democratic Society at Texas A&M University held a protest against the continued presence of a Confederate statue on their campus, racial profiling in the surrounding community, and how TAMU continually fails to meet the needs of Black students on campus. | Roughly 60 students, faculty and community members demonstrated in front of the Lawrence Sullivan Ross statue, calling for it to be taken down. Protesters chanted, "Hey, ho, ho, Sully Ross has got to go!" | Amorae' Shamberger, from the organization Round Table Talks, spoke about her experiences as an Africa…

Thom Hartmann (2021-09-20). The Real Crime That General Milley Exposed. counterpunch.org Joint Chiefs Chairman General Mark Milley stepped outside the realm of his constitutional power to prevent Donald Trump from starting nuclear war with China or Iran. It was definitely unconstitutional and probably illegal. But he's not the true villain in this story; the true villain is almost never mentioned in the press. Trump's advisors aren't

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-20). Declaration of the VI Summit of Heads of State and Government of CELAC. libya360.wordpress.com The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), aware of the importance of this mechanism for consultation, unity and political dialogue that includes the thirty-three countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, based on historical ties, the shared principles and values of our peoples, mutual trust between our governments, respect for differences, the need…

Winslow Wheeler (2021-09-20). Why the Nuclear Sub Deal Will End Badly for the Australians. counterpunch.org The Australians complained that the French deal was growing too uncertain as regards cost, schedule and pork (the amount of work done in Australia). Should they opt for the American sub option, their complaints on those measures are about to be multiplied. Virginia class SSNs today cost about $3 billion per copy; given the mods the Australians might need or be talked into, that number is going to go up; way up. US Navy level development and production delays are in a category of their own. American possessiveness of technology, production and other dimensions of pork is the same; multiply that for the nuclear cha…

WSWS (2021-09-20). Another wave of COVID-19 infections looms in Nepal. wsws.org A recent International Commission of Jurists report on Nepal stated that Kathmandu "failed to prepare" for the 2021 resurgence of the coronavirus pandemic.

WSWS (2021-09-20). Baltimore Amazon workers forced to remain on the job amid bomb threats on 9/11 anniversary. wsws.org Amazon has subjected its workers to threatening conditions throughout the pandemic, subordinating safety and well-being to the overarching drive for profit.

Fight Back (2021-09-20). °Lucha por el derecho a votar! fightbacknews.org Desde 2013 cuando la Corte Suprema con mayoría conservadora debilitó la Ley de Derecho al Voto de 1965, Republicanos y derechistas han intentado pasar más y más restricciones jurídicas al voto. El objetivo principal de estos esfuerzos es reprimir los votos de afroamericanos, quienes llevan mucho tiempo luchando en contra del racismo del Partido Republicano moderno. Estos esfuerzos han incrementado tras la derrota electoral de Donald Trump en las elecciones presidenciales del 2020 y la victoria de un senador afroamericano en Georgia. Las mentiras de Trump y sus aliados acerca de fraude electoral se han unido a la…

Editor2 (2021-09-20). The European Left Rejects The European Parliament's Proposed Resolution Against Cuba. orinocotribune.com In view of the new resolution against Cuba proposed in the European Parliament today, 16 September 2021, the European Left considers that this resolution constitutes an unacceptable interference in the internal affairs of a country. This is intolerable and therefore the European Parliament needs to vote against it. | This motion for a resolution violates the Political Dialo…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-20). After Sept. 7: Bolsonaro's Record Disapproval. libya360.wordpress.com Gabriel Deslandes A survey by Datafolha, the research institute linked to Folha de Sà£o Paulo newspaper, shows that President Jair Bolsonaro's disapproval rating has reached a record high. 53% of Brazilians surveyed consider him either poor or very bad, up two points from the record level reached during the last survey, conducted in July. The…

Lawrence Wittner (2021-09-20). The Fate of Cassandra: Dire Predictions Go Unheeded. warisacrime.org In ancient Greek mythology, Cassandra was a priestess who was able to predict the future but unable to convince others to act upon her prophecies. The fate of Cassandra seems particularly relevant today, for there has been ample warning about three developments that threaten continued human existence—preparations for nuclear war, climate change, and disease pandemics—without, …

WSWS (2021-09-20). Beijing condemns military pact between the US, Britain and Australia. wsws.org The Chinese regime fears that Biden is accelerating the confrontation with China and preparations for war that began with President Obama and was expanded under Trump.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-20). Ankara-Baku-Islamabad Brotherhood to replicate Nagorno-Karabakh war prototype further afield. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Military officials from Azerbaijan, Turkey, Pakistan observe "Three Brothers — 2021" exercises The "Day of a High-ranking Observer" was held in Baku in the context of the "Three Brothers — 2021" joint military exercises…. The event was attended by the Minister of Defense of Azerbaijan, Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov, the head of the State Security Service, …

Gerald E. Scorse (2021-09-20). Biden: Tilt Taxes to the Middle Class. dissidentvoice.org The bad news is that taxes in America are tilted in favor of the rich. The best news is that we could be only weeks away from a tilt in favor of the middle class: the reforms President Biden is urging to help balance the Administration's $3.5 trillion budget bill. The changes won't be going …

David Vine, Patterson Deppen, Leah Bolger (2021-09-20). Drawdown: Improving U.S. and Global Security Through Military Base Closures Abroad. fpif.org Despite the withdrawal of U.S. military bases and troops from Afghanistan, the United States continues to maintain approximately 750 military bases abroad in 80 foreign countries and colonies (territories). These bases are costly in a number of ways: financially, politically, socially, and environmentally. U.S. bases in foreign lands often raise geopolitical tensions, support undemocratic regimes, and serve as a recruiting tool or militant groups opposed to foreign military occupation and governments bolstered by U.S. installations. In other cases, foreign bases are being used and have made it easier for the Unit…

MK Bhadrakumar (2021-09-20). US, India prepare to play spoiler in Afghanistan. asiatimes.com As expected, the situation in Afghanistan was the focal point of the discussions at the 20th summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Dushanbe on Friday. Yet the SCO's Dushanbe Declaration is scanty on the topic. The 8,300-word document devoted hardly 170 words to the Afghan situation. It made just three inane points, namely, …

Bertil Lintner (2021-09-20). US encircling China on multiple new Cold War fronts. asiatimes.com The Indo-Pacific's Cold War is heating up as the region splits ever more decisively into opposed camps with a loose alliance of US-led democratic powers on one side and authoritarian China and its aligned satellites on the other. And the first economic salvos of the contest launched by Donald Trump's trade war are becoming more …

Julie Yixia Cai — Dean Baker (2021-09-20). lack and Asian American Workers Falling Behind in Getting Back Jobs. counterpunch.org In the first half of 2021, the economy added more than 4.2 million jobs, a rise of almost 3.0 percent, as it rapidly added back jobs lost during the pandemic-related recession. In a recent report in July 2021, Jason Furman and William Powell documented that the recent job transition rate from unemployment to employment was

WSWS (2021-09-20). Michigan's largest colleges end COVID-19 tracker notifications. wsws.org Barely two weeks into the semester, two major university systems in the state said they were ending notifications to students of potential exposure to COVID-19, even as case numbers surge in Michigan.

David Swanson (2021-09-20). Mel Duncan to Receive the David Hartsough Lifetime Individual War Abolisher of 2021 Award. warisacrime.org By World BEYOND War, September 20, 2021 Today, September 20, 2021, World BEYOND War announces as the recipient of the David Hartsough Lifetime Individual War Abolisher of 2021 Award: Mel Duncan. An online presentation and acceptance event, with remarks from representatives of all three 2021 award recipients will take place on October 6, 2021, at …

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-20). Workers of Airbus plants in Germany protest restructuring, demand job security. peoplesdispatch.org Under the leadership of the IG Metall union, workers of Airbus and its subsidiary, Premium Aerotec, protested the company's plans for restructuring, which will likely affect 13,000 jobs in its German plants…

Editor (2021-09-20). Food and the struggle for Africa's sovereignty. mronline.org How early post-independence clarity on the link between food self-sufficiency and national sovereignty offers lessons for contemporary efforts.

Dan Bacher (2021-09-20). Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Approves Motions to Phase Out Oil and Gas Drilling. counterpunch.org On September 15, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved two companion motions that will put Los Angeles County, the most populous county in the nation, on a path to ban existing oil drilling and transition fossil fuel workers to careers in clean energy and other climate-friendly industries. There are approximately 1,600 active and idle oil wells within

Staff (2021-09-20). Venezuela's Delcy Rodríguez Demands President Mario Abdo Honor Paraguay's Debt to Venezuela. orinocotribune.com In her role as acting finance minister, the Executive Vice President of Venezuela, Delcy Rodríguez, demanded that the President of Paraguay, Mario Abdo Benítez, pay the debt that Paraguay owes Venezuela, which his country has refused to pay. The debt amounts to more than $360 million. | In a post on her Twitter account @delcyrodriguezv, the Venezuelan vice president said that "as head of the Ministry of Finance, I call on @MaritoAbdo to honor the debt that Paraguay owes Venezuela." She then expressed her support for the public challenge of President Nicolás Maduro Moros to his counterparts from Uruguay and Paragu…

Paul Antonopoulos (2021-09-20). Patriarch Bartholomew Is a Proxy of US Interests Against Russia. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-20). Georgia: U.S. leads special operations drills to train for war in Caucasus. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Special Operations Forces conducted "Joint Joint Exchange Exercises" The Western Battalion of the Special Operations Forces of the Georgian Defense Forces and the US Army Operational Unit "Alpha" group have completed the Joint Joint Exercise (JCET). The culmination exercise was held in the vicinity of Kobuleti with the support of the 3rd Infantry Brigade …

Staff (2021-09-20). US main cause of Saudi aggression against Yemeni nation. en.mehrnews.com The head of the Yemeni Supreme Political Council said that the United States is the main cause of the aggression against Yemen and other countries are its executive tools.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-09-20). Horrific explosion hits Al-Bukamal in Syria. en.mehrnews.com News sources reported a horrific explosion in the Syrian border town of Al-Bukamal and the possibility of a US drone strike in the area.

WSWS (2021-09-20). Australia: Victorian Labor government announces homicidal plan to lift lockdown. wsws.org The Victorian government's own modelling says there is a 63 percent chance the lifting of restrictions will overwhelm the state's hospital system.

Dr. Edward Hunt (2021-09-20). Somewhere Over the Afghan Horizon, U.S. Drones Still Fly. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-09-20). This week in history: September 20-26. wsws.org This column profiles important historical events which took place during this week, 25 years ago, 50 years ago, 75 years ago and 100 years ago.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-20). Greece: Pentagon, NATO to acquire new bases. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com New naval base at Souda on the cards With the discussions on the new Mutual Defense Cooperation Agreement (MDCA) between Athens and Washington ongoing, Greek military sources [said] a second naval base will be created at Souda on Crete. Greece's most pressing request concerns the integration of the air and naval facilities on the island …

WSWS (2021-09-20). Fifty years since the founding of the Bund Sozialistischer Arbeiter as the German section of the International Committee of the Fourth International. wsws.org The founding of the Bund Sozialistischer Arbeiter as the German section of the International Committee of the Fourth International on September 18 and 19, 1971 was an event of the immense historical significance.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-20). Bringing the State Closer to People: 25 Years of Kerala's 'People's Plan'. libya360.wordpress.com Vyshakh T Photo: T M Thomas Issac/Facebook The Left Democratic Front (LDF) of the south Indian State of Kerala, led by the Communist Party of India (Marxist), came to power for the second consecutive time in April this year, securing 99 out of 140 seats in the State Legislative Assembly. This victory broke a 40-year-old…

WSWS (2021-09-20). Washington state carpenters enter third day of strike, defying union in fight for higher wages. wsws.org Carpenters in Seattle and other cities rejected four contract proposals backed by the Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters and are seeking to spread their strike to overturn decades of eroding living standards.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-20). Victorious Supreme Commander-in-Chief Aliyev hails strategic partner Putin. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com On September 20, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev made a telephone call to President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. Emphasizing the successful development of relations between Azerbaijan and Russia based on strategic partnership in various fields, the heads of state discussed issues related to the prospects of cooperation.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-20). The Lesson Nicolás Maduro Gave to His Counterparts at CELAC. libya360.wordpress.com Laila Tejaldine The President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, emerged stronger from his participation in the VI Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC). Despite the more than 400 sanctions against Venezuela, despite the 2 assassination attempts against President Nicolás Maduro, despite the formation of the Lima Group to overthrow the Constitutional…

WSWS (2021-09-20). Australian election laws an "attack on the entire working class," say SEP electoral members. wsws.org "Liberal and Labor are capitalist parties—two sides of the same coin—and they've put these laws in place to block votes being taken away from them. They want it to be a two-party system and nothing else."

ecns.cn (2021-09-20). Ties with China necessary, essential for Latin America, says Cuban academic. ecns.cn For Latin America, ties with China are necessary and essential, a Cuban academic said following Chinese President Xi Jinping's message to the recently concluded 6th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC).

WSWS (2021-09-20). As fall begins in Northern Hemisphere, school reopenings fuel global spread of COVID-19. wsws.org The global state of the pandemic and the role that schools play as centers of viral transmission make clear that all schools must be closed in order to eradicate COVID-19.

WSWS (2021-09-20). Pentagon admits Kabul drone strike targeted innocent civilians. wsws.org General Frank McKenzie admitted in a US Department of Defense press conference on Friday that the deadly drone strike in Kabul on August 29 had killed "10 civilians including up to seven children."

Aaron Maté (2021-09-20). With Clinton lawyer charged, the Russiagate scam is now indicted. thegrayzone.com In accusing Clinton campaign lawyer Michael Sussmann of lying to the FBI, Special Counsel John Durham offers new evidence of the fabrications behind the Trump-Russia conspiracy theory. The indictment of Hillary Clinton attorney Michael Sussmann offers new evidence that the Trump-Russia conspiracy theory that engulfed Trump's term in office was itself the product of fabrications involving Clinton's 2016 campaign. Although Sussmann faces just one count on a false statement charge, the 27-page charging document offers an expansive window into how the Russiagate scam …

Ahmed Al-Sammak (2021-09-20). Animal suffering from Israel's May assault both tragic and costly. electronicintifada.net Livestock and pets suffered along with their human companions as Israeli bombs rained down on Gaza.

Infowars (2021-09-20). India State of 241 Million People Declared COVID-free after Government Promotes Ivermectin. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-09-20). Hero journeys: Louise Erdrich's The Night Watchman. wsws.org The Night Watchman tells the story of the Turtle Mountain tribe of Chippewa in North Dakota as they fight to survive the US government's attempt in 1953 and 1954 to "terminate" them.

Tamara Nassar (2021-09-20). Israel captures last two escaped Palestinians. electronicintifada.net Two men had managed to cross into the occupied West Bank.

Sonja Van den Ende (2021-09-20). Dutch Socialist Condemns Her Party's Shameful "Dumb Monkey" Response To The Syrian War—Sadly Echoed Not Only By Corporate Media But Also Left-Wing Media. covertactionmagazine.com How Her Visit to War-Torn Syria Led a Dutch Socialist Reporter to Lose Her Faith in the West The picture …

Melvin Goodman (2021-09-20). Dangerous "War Scares" Of 1974, 1983, And 2021: What Needs To Be Done? counterpunch.org The United States over the past five decades has had dangerous experience with "war scares." This demands an assessment of options for reducing the possibility of a war scare that could result in an actual war, particularly in the nuclear age. U.S. and allied military exercises are particularly dangerous because military doctrine, particularly in communist states, argues that military exercises are an effective way of hiding an actual first strike operation.

Paul Joseph Watson (2021-09-20). Almost a Quarter of COVID Patients in England Are Being Treated for Something Else. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-20). Ukrainian military chief: only NATO prevents "threat of a full-scale invasion" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Threat of full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine remains — Nayev Russia's building up its military capabilities around Ukraine and holding offensive exercises shows that the threat of a full-scale invasion of Ukraine remains, Commander of the Joint Forces of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, Lieutenant General Serhiy Nayev has said. "In view of Russia's build-up of …

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-20). NATO launches military drills in Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ukraine Launches Military Drills With NATO Ukraine on Monday launched joint military exercises with the United States and other NATO countries…. The annual Rapid Trident military exercises, taking place in western Ukrainian until October 1, involve some 6,000 soldiers from 15 countries, Ukraine's defense ministry said in a statement. The head of the exercises, Brigadier …

In Defense of Liberation! (2021-09-20). Mental Health Under Capitalism: What can we do?>. anchor.fm In this episode I go into a discussion about some feelings that I've been going through, and that I'm sure many others have been too; loneliness, depression, anxiety, etc. I also discuss how we can try to combat these things, and how Socialism and community can be such great tools of solidarity and love that offer a true chance to learn how to take care of one another. It's time we begin to care about each other. It's time to throw Individualism, Consumerism, and Capitalism out. Time for change has come!

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-20). Turkish, U.S. military chiefs celebrate NATO partnership, discuss "multiple items of mutual security interest" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Turkish, US army chiefs discuss Afghanistan at NATO meeting The army chiefs of Turkey and the United States Sunday met in the Greek capital Athens as part of the NATO Military Committee Conference to discuss the Afghanistan withdrawal, regional security and counterterrorism operations. Turkey's Chief of General Staff Ya≈üar Gàºler met U.S. Chairperson of the …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-20). Havana Syndrome, Directed Energy Weapons, and the New Cold War. libya360.wordpress.com Alan Macleod While the jury is still out on who committed the attacks against U.S. officials, or even whether there were any attacks at all, directed energy weapons certainly do exist. Havana Syndrome might be science fiction, but directed energy weapons are very much science fact. HAVANA — It started in 2016. U.S. officials in…

WSWS (2021-09-20). Allentown, Pennsylvania teachers defy union and reject mediator's contract proposal. wsws.org Teachers in the Allentown School District rejected the school district's offer after having been forced to continue working in unsafe schools throughout the pandemic.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-09-20). Eighteen killed, injured in shooting at Russian Uni. (+VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com Eight people were killed and ten others were seriously injured in the shooting at the state university in Perm, Russia, the investigative committee's spokeswoman, Svetlana Petrenko, said on Monday.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-20). Tunisian political parties release statement urging judiciary, military to uphold the constitution. peoplesdispatch.org Five political parties in Tunisia issued a joint statement on Friday September 17 calling upon the military and the judiciary to respect the country's constitution and uphold the rule of law. The Republican Popular Union Party, Alirada movement party, Popular Will Party, Amal wa 'Aamal movement and Wafa movement in the statement said that the recent developments in the country had confirmed their fears following the president, Kais Saied's declaration of emergency, and enactment of Article 80 in July. | The statement comes amid weekend-long protests in the capital Tunis to denounce the president's actions, demand…

Ron Jacobs (2021-09-20). City Council Resolution to Support BDS Movement Fails in Burlington, VT. counterpunch.org Earlier this year (2021), Ben and Jerry's ice cream decided to quit selling its ice cream in the illegal settlements built by Israel in the Occupied Territories of Palestine. This decision was reached after years of letter-writing, leafleting, editorializing, and other forms of pressure organized in large part by the anti-occupation group called Vermonters for

Johanna Kichton (2021-09-20). People's Action Statement on Immigration in Budget Reconciliation. peoplesaction.org Contact: Johanna Kichton, press@peoplesaction.org, 202.660.0605 WASHINGTON, D.C.—People's Action today released the following statement by People's Action Senior Strategist Mehrdad Azemun in response to the Senate Parliamentarian ruling that reconciliation couldn't be used to provide a pathway to citizenship: "The Senate must pass legislation to create a pathway to citizenship for DREAMers, TPS holders, and frontline …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-20). 'Operation Enduring Slavery': Afghan Women Betrayed and Shunned by UN, ICC. libya360.wordpress.com Aninda Dey Besides USA and NATO, the United Nations and the International Criminal Court are equally responsible for leaving Afghan women in the lurch after the Taliban takeover. Fully aware of the crimes committed against them by the Taliban, these global bodies have done nothing but pass resolutions expressing concern about women and reiterating their…

Fight Back (2021-09-20). Climate Justice Committee marches to end Line 3 Oil pipeline. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN — On September 18 nearly 100 people rallied and marched to call for an end to the Line 3 oil pipeline. The Climate Justice Committee organized the rally to continue pressure on President Biden and Minnesota Governor Tim Walz to end the permits for Line 3. | Michael Johnson, an indigenous youth organizer with the Bloomington Anti Racist Coalition, started out the rally telling organizers, "As a young person, it's difficult to let your voice be heard. But I say our time is here and now. If you truly label yourself as an indigenous ally, use your voice, sign petitions, show up at rallies a…

WSWS (2021-09-20). BCTGM union rushes through sellout deal, ending nationwide strike by Nabisco workers. wsws.org The BCTGM, which did not release details of the vote, forced workers to cast a ballot less than an hour after being given copies of the agreement in at least some cases.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-09-20). VIDEO: Pomegranate orchards in Shahreza. en.mehrnews.com SHAHREZA, Sep. 20 (MNA) — Shahreza in Isfahan province is home to scenery fruits gardens especially pomegranate orchards which is famous not only in this province but also in the country.

Editor (2021-09-20). UN Expert Releases Full Report on Impact of U.S.-led Sanctions Against Venezuela. mronline.org Special Rapporteur Alena Douhan reiterated her call for sanctions relief, stating they undermine Venezuelans' human rights.

WSWS (2021-09-20). Tens of thousands face eviction, social misery in Missouri with lifting of moratorium. wsws.org According to the US Census Bureau, millions of people in the US face the possibility of imminent eviction.

William J. Astore (2021-09-20). Can We Finally Give Peace A Chance? The U.S. Military, Post-Afghanistan. juancole.com ( Tomdispatch.com) — Yoda, the Jedi Master in the Star Wars films, once pointed out that the future is all too difficult to see and it's hard to deny his insight. Yet I'd argue that, when it comes to the U.S. military and its wars, Yoda was just plain wrong. That part of the future …

Prof. Juan Cole (2021-09-20). "It Wasn't IS-K": US Military Admits that Hellfire Missile Strike on Kabul Was a "Mistake" — But US Often Does Not Know Whom It Is Droning. globalresearch.ca

Children's Health Defense (2021-09-20). Political Commentator Kim Iversen Unpacks 'Alarming and Shocking' COVID Data from Israel. globalresearch.ca

TASS (2021-09-20). French observers believe West has something to learn from Russian elections. tass.com "I would like to particularly note measures taken to ensure the participation of persons with limited mobility," he said…

TASS (2021-09-20). United Russia gets 49.42 of votes with 80.1% of results processed — commission. tass.com The State Duma elections were held in Russia on September 17-19…

TASS (2021-09-20). Perm university shooter neutralized, possible accomplices being searched for — governor. tass.com A crisis center has been created at the site…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). 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…

Earth Day Initiative, March for Science, FFF (2021-09-20). Monday 9/20: COP26 Explained: What You Can Do to Fight for Global Climate Action. indybay.org Online via Twitch TV: www.twitch.tv/MFSNYC

Philip Farruggio (2021-09-20). A Farruggio original : The bookie joint. nationofchange.org "This was all part of that wonderful experience of going to the races."

Anonymous103 (2021-09-20). Rare US Drone Strike Allegedly Killed Top Militant Commanders In Syria's Idlib (Photos). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 20th, an explosion was reported in on the highway between the cities of Idlib and Binnish. | A car that reportedly was a Kia Rio was destroyed as a result of the combat drone attack. An American MQ-9 attack UAV was spotted over the area at the time of attack. | According to local sources, the strike resulted in several casualties and the car burned out. Click to see full-size image Click to see full-size image | According to some unconfirmed reports, the drone strike might target two leaders of al-Qaeda-linked Houras al-Din militiant group, sheikh Abu al-Bar'a al-Tunisi…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). 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…

Anonymous103 (2021-09-20). Terrorism Advancing In Central Asia. southfront.org Illustrative ImageThe Afghan situation has created a domino effect, generating a security crisis throughout the Central Asian region. | Written by Lucas Leiroz, research fellow in international law at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. | In the contemporary world, acts taken by National States and international organizations very often have a domino effect on the geopolitical scenario. The consequences of a single maneuver are witnessed in many countries at the same time, in a constant flow of effects and reflexes. In the Afghan case, it was no different. The withdrawal of US troops was succeeded by the ex…

Staff (2021-09-20). Headlines for September 20, 2021. democracynow.org Pentagon Admits Drone Strike Killed Afghan Civilians as Victims' Families Demand Probe, Women and Girls Increasingly Left Out of Education, Public Life in Afghanistan After Taliban Takeover, Biden Admin Starts Deporting Haitian Asylum Seekers Without Due Process as Humanitarian Crisis Mounts, Senate Parliamentarian Says Dems Cannot Use Spending Bill to Create Pathway to Citizenship, FDA Panel Says Booster Shots Should Be Offered to People 65+ and High-Risk Patients, CA Firefighters Protect Trees with Foil Blankets as Wildfire Threatens Sequoia National Park, U.N. Warns Planet Headed Toward Catastrophic 2.7 &infin…

teleSUR, SH (2021-09-20). Haití acusa a EE.UU. de humillar a migrantes haitianos. telesurtv.net El primer ministro Ariel Henry llamó a la unión de todos los sectores del país para darles una oportunidad a los migrantes deportados…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). 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…

Women's March Sacramento (2021-09-20). Saturday 10/2: Women's March Sacramento: Mobilize & Defend Reproductive Rights. indybay.org Sacramento, CA: location w/ route details TBA | Masks required. Follow current COVID safety guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). 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…

Tatiana McInnis (2021-09-20). Pedagogy of the Apocalypse. zcomm.org In a year filled with trauma, a university professor learns how to support her students…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-20). Ukraine's Zelensky to meet NATO chief in New York. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Zelensky to meet with UN, NATO chiefs during U.S. trip — Kuleba During his visit to the United States to participate in the UN General Assembly, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky will meet with the UN and NATO Secretaries General. "…First, we very successfully launched the Crimea Platform. Secondly, Crimea is the No. 1 issue …

Brennan Center for Justice (2021-09-20). Tuesday 9/21: "The People's Constitution" New Book Talk w/ Brennan Center for Justice. indybay.org Online event ( FREE)…

Norbert Haering (2021-09-20). The Endgame of Capitalism: Introduction. indybay.org This economic system is permanently out of joint. Interest rates have been virtually zero for over a decade, despite the fact that many consider interest a considered a cornerstone of the capitalist system. The central banks are pumping money into the system on an unprecedented scale, but this is not resulting in inflation. Economic momentum is much weaker than previously.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). Sharing Mayo Clinic: Heart health for myself and my family. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Sandra Driggers is a nurse at Mayo Clinic in Florida who works in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine. This is her heart health story. ______________________________ I struggled with my weight for most of my life. I never really gave a lot of thought to being healthy (or unhealthy), or about how my weight and lifestyle played a role in my future health.But a little over 16 years ago, I had a heart attack. Back then,…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-20). Russia Aware Of Kiev's Military Preparations, Hopes It Won't Turn To Hostilities. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Russia knows about Kiev's military preparations, hopes that reason will prevail and that it will not come to hostilities, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Rudenko told reporters. | The conference of the Valdai Club "Russia and Uzbekistan facing the challenges of development and security at a new historical stage of interaction" is being held in Tashkent on September 20th, organized in partnership with the Institute for Strategic and Interregional Studies under the President of Uzbekist…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Listener mailbag — COVID-19 questions answered. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Each week, the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast shares the latest information on COVID-19. On today's episode, Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group, answers listeners' coronavirus questions. Dr. Poland discusses the mu variant, understanding breakthrough infections and the importance of flu vaccinations this fall. "The symptoms of COVID-19 and the symptoms of influenza overlap so much that it can be hard to distinguish one from another," says Dr. Poland. What…

Speak Out Now (2021-09-20). Saturday 10/2: The Links Between Health and Structural Injustices and How to Heal Our World (online). indybay.org online event on Saturday, October 2 at 3pm, see website for details…

Brian Shilhavy (2021-09-20). Bombshell: FDA Allows Whistleblower Testimony that COVID-19 Vaccines Are Killing and Harming People! globalresearch.ca

Edward Curtin (2021-09-20). 9/11 and Afghanistan Post-Mortems: Lessons in Safe Logic. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-20). NATO Air and Space Power deployed for "changing global environment, emerging complexities" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Allied Air and Space Community Discuss Innovation…. Senior officials from Allied and Partner Air and Space Forces met at Allied Air Command on September 15 and 16 to discuss and exchange views on how to take Allied Air and Space Power into the future during the second NATO Air Chiefs' Symposium in 2021. During the …

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-20). NATO conducts 12-nation naval war games in Atlantic. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATO Exercise Dynamic Mariner and Joint Warrior Begins in the Atlantic 12 NATO Allies are participating in the NATO exercise Dynamic Mariner-21/Joint Warrior 21-2 off the coast of United Kingdom. Exercise Dynamic Mariner tests NATO's Response Force Maritime Component (NRF/M) and interoperability with NATO forces…. The exercise brings together 20 surface ships, 2 submarines, 7 …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). 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…

Anonymous103 (2021-09-20). In Photos: Military Aircraft Crashed In Texas. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 19, a military training aircraft crashed in a residential area of Lake Worth in Texas, the USA. Lake Worth is located in the Forth Worth metropolitan area in North Texas. | The pilots did not manage to take the falling aircraft out of the residential area. As a result, the Navy T-45C Goshawk jet trainer crashed in the backyard of one of the homes, and the debris damaged the nearby structures. | According to reports, three civilians who are residents of the damaged homes sustained minor injuries and were treated on the spot. | The both pilots, a military flight student a…

John Buell (2021-09-20). Public Citizen: It Turns out Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine depends Heavily on Publicly-Financed Research. juancole.com Southwest Harbor, Maine (Special to Informed Comment) — Public Citizen recently uncovered "an agreement that the European Commission reached with Pfizer and BioNTech last November to purchase 100 million doses of the companies' mRNA vaccine, which was developed with the support of https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-11-09/pfizer-vaccine-s-funding-came-from-berlin-not-washington"> government funding and U.S. taxpayer-financed technology. In the 104-page contract, Public Citizen …

Fridays for Future (2021-09-20). Friday 9/24: Oakland: Global Climate Strike to Demand Climate Crisis Justice. indybay.org Outside of Oakland City Hall, 1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA 94612 | Please wear a mask. Follow COVID safety guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

Pavan Kulkarni (2021-09-20). As US sanctions loom over Ethiopia, who is the real target? peoplesdispatch.org An executive order by Joe Biden makes way for sanctions on all main parties fighting in northern Ethiopia. However, diplomatic positions taken by the US make it evident that the primary target is the Ethiopian federal government, and not the TPLF which has been accused of multiple massacres and human rights violations…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). Mayo Clinic Minute: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease brought on by tobacco. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) refers to a progressive group of lung diseases, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema, that make it hard to breathe. Millions of people around the globe die each year because of COPD, and nearly 16 million people in the U.S. have a form of the disease. The No. 1 cause of COPD in developed countries is tobacco smoking, according to Dr. John Costello, consultant pulmonologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London. Watch: …

Anonymous007 (2021-09-20). Military Situation In Syria On September 20, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 20, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 30 times: 13 — in Idlib province, 11 — in Latakia province, 3 — in Hama province, 3 — in Aleppo province | On September 19, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SDF positions in Arab Hassan | On September 19, clashes between the SDF and Turkish-backed forces were reported north of Tal Tamar | On September 19, Russian warplanes attacked pos…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). 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…

Planned Parenthood (2021-09-20). Thursday 9/23: National Volunteer Mobilization Call for Reproducitve Rights w/ Planned Parenthood. indybay.org Online/virtual call to action webinar…

Fairfield University Art Museum (2021-09-20). Tuesday 11/9: Black Voters Matter: LaTosha Brown on Our Obligation to Democracy & Equality. indybay.org Online speaker event (FREE)…

V Kreilinger, W Wolf, C Zeller (2021-09-20). To contain the pandemic in solidarity throughout Europe. indybay.org In the fall of 2020, governments did the wrong thing. Although the infections were already increasing exponentially, they deliberately did not intervene or did not intervene sufficiently and weighed people in safety. It was not until November that they acted again, increasingly hasty and authoritarian.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). 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…

Staff (2021-09-20). New Revelations on Haiti Assassination: Grenade-Dropping Drones, Paranoid President & Guards Who Ran. democracynow.org Miami Herald Haiti and Caribbean correspondent Jacqueline Charles discusses new revelations about the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel MoàØse. In her piece, "Grenade-dropping drones, a paranoid president, guards who ran: Latest on Haiti assassination," she reports the night President Jovenel MoàØse was shot "was actually the second time in a span of weeks that his life was in danger, according to testimony from one of the Colombians in custody, and one of the Haitian Americans."

Youth vs. Apocalypse, FFF, more (2021-09-20). Friday 9/24: San Francisco: Global Climate Strike for Intersectional Climate Justice. indybay.org Embarcadero Plaza, Market St and Steuart St, San Francisco, CA 94105 | Please wear a mask. Follow COVID safety guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

Leon Kunstenaar (2021-09-20). Protest at Wells "Fracko" to Stop Funding Fossil Fuels " – Again. indybay.org Huge signs and street theater on closed off Montgomery Street…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). 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…

Staff (2021-09-20). Indian Civil Society Urges Johnson & Johnson to Stop Exporting Indian-Made Vaccines to Rich Nations. democracynow.org More than a dozen civil society groups in India have written an open letter to Johnson & Johnson and the U.S. government, urging the pharmaceutical giant to cancel export of Indian-made COVID-19 vaccine doses to rich countries and instead focus on distributing them in the Global South. "The 600 million doses that Johnson & Johnson is manufacturing currently … in India should go where the vaccines are most needed, which is the Indian subcontinent, the African continent and the COVAX Facility," says public health activist Achal Prabhala, who co-authored the letter and is coordinator of the AccessIBSA project, whi…

imperial.ac.uk (2021-09-20). London universities showcase top entrepreneurial talent at Demo Day. imperial.ac.uk Imperial's most promising student innovators pitched to an audience of investors and business leaders at London Demo Day.

Tom Engelhardt (2021-09-20). Tomgram: William Astore, A Bright Future for Weapons and War. warisacrime.org This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here. There are always winners and losers, aren't there? For instance, the seven children who died in that last drone strike the U.S. military launched in Kabul as it was leaving town were certainly losers. Those who ordered that …

Ariela Ruiz Caro (2021-09-20). The Mexico Dialogue on Venezuela and the End of the Lima Group. counterpunch.org The conversations in Mexico between the opposition Unitary Platform of Venezuela and the Maduro government, with the intermediation of Norway, represent the failure of the US interventionist strategy and the end of the Lima Group. On August 13, a new stage of negotiations officially began to reestablish the institutional framework and democratic coexistence in Venezuela

Dean Baker (2021-09-20). Evil Doers: The Pharmaceutical Industry and the Pandemic. cepr.net Now that George W. Bush is back in the news with his attacks on the Trumpist insurrectionists, it might be worth reviving one of the great lines of his presidency. After the September 11th attack, when Bush decided to go after not just the terrorists who planned the hijackings, but all sorts of people around the world he didn't like, he lumped them together as "evil doers." That may not be the most eloquent phrase, but it works well as a description of the modern pharmaceutical industry. | Some may find this description of the pharmaceutical industry abhorrent, after all they develop life-saving drugs and vaccine…

_____ (2021-09-20). Democrats Urged to 'Ignore' Parliamentarian's Advice Against Path to Citizenship. commondreams.org Either Joe Biden and Democratic senators actually stand for the principle that "Black Lives Matter" or they stand for Rahm Emanuel. They can't stand for both.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). Consumer Health: 5 types of thyroid cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month, which make this a good time to learn about the five types of thyroid cancer. More than 44,000 new cases of thyroid cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. this year, and more than 2,000 people will die of the disease, according to the American Cancer Society. Thyroid cancer occurs in the cells of the thyroid, a butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of your neck. Your thyroid produces…

teleSUR, NG (2021-09-20). Activistas marcharon en Dominicana contra contaminación ambiental. telesurtv.net Los manifestantes exigen la salida del país de la multinacional minera Barrick Gold y reclaman una baja de precios en combustibles.

Anonymous007 (2021-09-20). Military Situation In Yemen On September 20, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 416 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On September 19, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 5 airstrikes on the Maheliyah district | On September 19, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted an airstrike on the Nate district | On September 19, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted an airstrike on the Sarwah district | On September 19, Saudi-led coalitio…

Detention Watch Network (2021-09-20). Thursday 9/23: National Day of Action to Shut Down Detention Centers. indybay.org In-person actions; or join in phonebanking and/or Twitter storm…

Laura Jedeed (2021-09-20). YIMBY Movement Is Not the Answer to Housing Crisis, Grassroots Activists Say. zcomm.org "Housing has become an investment for global financial actors, and has more in common with the stock market than it does with shoes."

Stop the RV Ban (2021-09-20). Tuesday 9/21: RV Parking Ban at Santa Cruz City Council. indybay.org The RV Parking Ban is #5 on the city council meeting agenda and will be heard sometime after 4: 30 PM | Click on Zoom link (no time delay): zoom.us/j/94684401344 | Online at http: //www.cityofsantacruz.com/government/city-council/council-meetings…

Peter Koenig (2021-09-20). COVID Vaxx Certificates — Borderless Genocide. globalresearch.ca Ever since …

Thomas Klikauer (2021-09-20). Germany's New Neo-Nazis: The Reichsbàºrger. zcomm.org Germany's 20,000 Reichsbàºrgers are well armed. They live in the delusion that they defend their Reich against government authorities…

imperial.ac.uk (2021-09-20). Hammersmith MP visits White City Campus to see leading research on air quality. imperial.ac.uk Andy Slaughter, MP for Hammersmith, visited White City to see the latest research on air quality and hear how Imperial is supporting the community.

WSWS (2021-09-20). FDA advisory panel deals a blow to Biden's COVID-19 vaccine booster plans. wsws.org The FDA's scientific advisory panel opposed Pfizer's supplementary application for COVID-19 vaccine boosters by a wide margin.

_____ (2021-09-20). Why Lindsey Graham Is Trying to Rescue Rahm Emanuel. commondreams.org

Anonymous103 (2021-09-20). India Wants Quad To Get More Involved In Afghanistan. southfront.org Illustrative ImageThe issue of the Taliban will be discussed in the first-ever Quad summit, and it is once again all about containing China. | Written by Uriel Araujo, researcher with a focus on international and ethnic conflicts. | The US has announced the Quad's first-ever Leaders' Summit to take place at Washington D.C. on September 24. Last Friday, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) and the Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO) held summit meetings at Dushanbe, Tajikistan. India was represented in the latter occasion and shall be in the former also. Currently Taliban-controlled Afghanistan a…

teleSUR, SH (2021-09-20). Reportan masacre número 71 en Colombia durante el 2021. telesurtv.net Desde Indepaz indican que en las 71 masacres perpetradas durante el 2021 han fallecido al menos 250 personas.

WSWS (2021-09-20). COVID-19 vaccine inequality: 75 percent of doses administered in just 10 countries. wsws.org Vaccination rates are by far the lowest in Africa, where around 39 million or 3 percent of the continent's 1.3 billion population have been fully vaccinated.

Global Research News (2021-09-20). Video: Common Sense About the "Vaccine". Just a Suggestion, Give it First to the Politicians. globalresearch.ca

Hugo Murphy (2021-09-20). The Weekly Round-up: Discriminatory policing, online privacy and puberty blockers. ukhumanrightsblog.com In the news: This week saw the Government's controversial Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill undergo its second reading in the House of Lords. The proposed legislation, which would broaden police powers, enable the extraction of more information from mobile phones and impose harsher sentences for assaults on emergency workers, has drawn strong criticism for its predicted discriminatory impact. …

Alliance for Human Research Protection (2021-09-20). The Significance of the Nuremberg Code: The Universal Right of Informed Consent to Medical Interventions. globalresearch.ca This incisive article was first published on April 7, 2021 | ***…

Alliance for Justice, partners (2021-09-20). Tuesday 9/21: Defending Trans Youth from Anti-Trans Legislation w/ Alliance for Justice. indybay.org Online event (FREE)…

David Cayley (2021-09-20). The Case Against Vaccine Passports. globalresearch.ca

Revolution Books (2021-09-20). Saturday 9/25: Heroism for Our Times-Free Iran's Political Prisoners NOW: An Afternoon of Solidarity. indybay.org Revolution Books, 2444 Durant Ave. Berkeley CA 94704…

The Conversation (2021-09-20). Yes, Australia is buying a fleet of nuclear submarines. But the future of Electricity is Renewables, not Polluting Nuclear. juancole.com By Ian Lowe | — The federal government on Thursday announced a landmark defence pact with the United States and United Kingdom that involves this nation acquiring nuclear-powered submarines. The question of nuclear submarines in Australia has been bubbling along for some time — and with it, whether we should also develop a nuclear energy …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). Mayo Clinic Q and A: COVID-19 vaccine boosters and third doses. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Both of my parents have been vaccinated for COVID-19. The doctor told my mom she is eligible for a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, but my dad is not eligible for a booster now. Can you explain who needs an additional vaccine now, and the differences between a booster and third dose. ANSWER: It's good to know that your parents are among the millions of people who have been vaccinated for COVID-19. A…

teleSUR, yart, JCM (2021-09-20). Pdte. Arce afirma que la OEA ya no representa a América Latina. telesurtv.net El mandatario de Bolivia, Luis Arce, consideró que son otros los intereses de la OEA, diferentes a los de la región.

teleSUR, HR, SH (2021-09-20). El legado del educador brasileño Paulo Freire en la historia. telesurtv.net A 100 años de su nacimiento, el pedagogo brasileño Paulo Freire es recordado por defender e impulsar nuevos conceptos en materia de educación.

Anonymous103 (2021-09-20). In Video: About 1,500 Syrian Soldiers Deployed In Tafas In Western Daraa. southfront.org

Staff (2021-09-20). Masacre número 70 en Colombia se registra en el Pitalito, Huila. telesurtv.net En lo corrido de este año Pitalito registra un total de 36 homicidios de los cuales 22 se han perpetrado en zona urbana y 14 en el área rural.

ecns.cn (2021-09-20). China-donated vaccines arrive in Kenya amid intensified pandemic fight in Africa. ecns.cn Senior Kenyan government officials on Saturday received a batch of Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine doses from China as the East African nation ramps up inoculations for high-risk populations against the virus, saying they would reinvigorate the pandemic fight in the country.

Anonymous765 (2021-09-20). Russia-Damascus' Best Efforts Fail To Stop The Spread Of HTS. southfront.org | DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : | BITCOIN: bc1qv7k70u2zynvem59u88ctdlaw7hc735d8xep9rq : | BITCOIN CASH: qzjv8hrdvz6edu4gkzpn…

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts (2021-09-20). Conquered by a Fake Pandemic, We Can Kiss America Good-bye. globalresearch.ca

Jason Ditz (2021-09-20). Iran Is Ready to Sell Oil to Lebanon Directly. news.antiwar.com Discussing recent shipments of fuel to Lebanon, Iranian Foreign Ministry officials have said that they are prepared to sell fuel directly to the Lebanese government Massive economic struggles in Lebanon are leading to terrible shortages. Trying to avoid controversy, Iran shipped the first tanker by way of neighboring Syria, and then sent trucks from Syria into…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2021-09-20). California Admisson Day – Examining the impacts of Manifest Destiny. indybay.org Today, we prepare a way towoard systemic ressurection, a rebirth of California Admission Day Celebrations, worthy of our collective efforts coming together toward, forming a more perfect union: honest, courageous and bold.

Anonymous007 (2021-09-20). France Cancels Defense Minister Meeting With UK Over Ruined Submarine Deal. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | France cancelled a meeting between Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly and her British counterpart, after Australia scrapped a submarine order with Paris in favour of a deal with Washington and London. | This was Parly personally took the decision to drop the bilateral meeting with British Defense Secretary Be…

ecns.cn (2021-09-20). Vaccine inequity mars global COVID-19 vaccination drive: Indian media. ecns.cn At a time when the United States has approved COVID-19 booster shots, just 3.5 percent of Africans are vaccinated, The Hindu reported on Sunday.

Anonymous103 (2021-09-20). J6 'Chaos' Total Bust For Media As Cops, Journalists And FBI Appear To Outnumber Protesters. southfront.org Illustrative Image | Originally published on Saturday's "Justice for J6" rally appears to have been — in the words of

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). 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…

WSWS (2021-09-20). Video: SEP meeting to oppose anti-democratic electoral laws—preview. wsws.org The Socialist Equality Party held an online meeting yesterday which discussed Australia's new electoral laws.

Anonymous007 (2021-09-20). Syrian Defense Minister Visits Jordan For The First Time In 10 Years. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 19th, Syrian Defense Minister and Chief of Staff Ali Ayyoub visited Jordan for the first time in 10 years. | Ayyoub met with Jordanian army head Lieutenant General Yousef Hunaiti. | Syrian state TV said the visit came at the invitation of Jordan's army commander, adding that Ayoub was accompanied by top army officers. It said the talks focused on "fighting terrorism and border control." | The two discussed stability on their mutual border, after the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) en…

Sarah Anderson (2021-09-20). The World Bank's Deregulation Guide Goes Down in Flames — 18 Years Too Late. inequality.org

Stuart Rees (2021-09-20). US nuclear submarines: a dangerous nonsense. greenleft.org.au Stuart Rees argues that the decision to own and operate United States nuclear submarines is dangerous nonsense.

Anonymous007 (2021-09-20). Military Situation In Libya On September 20, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 20, Libyan National Army Mi-8 and Mi-25 helicopters collided and crashed during a military operation south of Benina airport. All crew of the Mi-8 helicopter were killed and the crew of Mi-24 helicopter was survived | On September 19, Mohammed Menfi, the Head of the Presidential Council set off for New York City to participate in the 76th session of the UN General Assembly, which is set to discuss, in part, the latest developments in Libya | MORE ON THE TOP…

Alex Lawson (2021-09-20). We're Going to Take on Big Pharma and Win. zcomm.org Any politician who puts Pharma profits before the needs of their constituents will lose their jobs. And they will deserve it…

Mark Weisbrot (2021-09-20). Republican Senators are Blocking Desperately Needed Pandemic Relief for the World's Poor. orinocotribune.com By Mark Weisbrot — Sep 17, 2021 | The world economy faces serious risks going forward: for example, an estimated $2.3 trillion in income is projected to be lost in 2022-25 due to vaccine inequity—most of it in developing countries. | In the United States, the Federal Reserve lowered interest rates to zero and has created more than

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). 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…

Rainer Shea (2021-09-20). The "United States" isn't a Nation, it's a Terrorist Organization. orinocotribune.com By Rainer Shea — Sep 16, 2021 | 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 majority of Native territory. A reality where this occupation is used to perpetuate a matrix of inhumane detention centers and militarized police state subjugation of this continent's African population, as well as against the brown indigenous peoples from south of the arbitraril…

Jason Ditz (2021-09-20). ISIS Attacks Taliban Targets in Afghanistan. news.antiwar.com The US pullout from Afghanistan led to a lot of concern about the ongoing presence of ISIS-K in…

Labor Video Project (2021-09-20). 700 IUOE Local 39 Engineers Strike N. Cal Kaiser For Prevailing Wages & Conditions. indybay.org

David Duhalde (2021-09-20). A Tale of Two September 11ths. zcomm.org Not only am I here because of the Chilean September 11, but I am also in the Democratic Socialists of America because of it…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-09-20). Video: Has Justin Trudeau Been Duly Vaccinated? Registered Nurse Expresses Doubt on Authenticity of Trudeau's Vaccine Jab. globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). 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…

Jubilee USA Network (2021-09-20). Most Countries to Lose a Decade of Development Progress says United Nations as Global COVI. indybay.org Poor countries will lose a decade of development and face slow economic recovery according to United Nations analysis.

Global Research News (2021-09-20). Mounting Censorship of Independent Media. Support Global Research. globalresearch.ca Dear Readers, | We are living a major Worldwide crisis and at the same time we are living history. Over the past few months, independent media —including Global Research— has felt the sting of increased online censorship, in the form of …

sputniknews (2021-09-20). Men Sleep Worse During Waxing Moon, Women Unaffected — Study. sputniknews.com One hypothesis concerns the amount of sunlight that is reflected from the moon around the time when people usually go to bed. Men's brains are suggested to be more receptive to ambient light conditions than women's.

Staff (2021-09-20). Texas Abortion Doctor: "When We Ban Abortion, It Doesn't Stop the Need for People to Access Abortion" democracynow.org We look at the attack on reproductive rights in the United States, as the Department of Justice sues Texas over a new law that bans abortions after six weeks into a pregnancy. The law makes no exception for rape or incest and allows anyone in Texas to sue patients, medical workers or even a patient's family or friends who "aid and abet" an abortion. "What we see time and time again is when we ban abortion, it doesn't stop the need for people to access abortion," says Dr. Bhavik Kumar, a staff physician at Planned Parenthood Center for Choice in Houston, Texas.

Joel S. Hirschhorn (2021-09-20). COVID Vaccines Bloody Travesty: From Shots to Clots. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2021-09-20). 8 killed, 6 injured as shooter opens fire at uni in Perm, Russia; shocking footage shows students jumping from windows (VIDEOS). rt.com Eight people were confirmed killed, six injured in a shooting on the campus of a university in the Russian city of Perm. The perpetrator was apprehended. Terrified people were filmed escaping from a building through windows. | The incident happened at Perm State University, one of the oldest universities in the Urals. The school's social media on Monday morning alerted everyone who was on campus to leave if possible, or lock themselves inside a room. | Investigators said the shooting claimed eight lives and left six people injured. | A video published on social media apparently taken at the scene showed people…

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