Daily Archives: September 23, 2021

2021-09-23: News Headlines

Workers World Party (2021-09-23). Stop racist terror against Haitian refugees! Stop the deportations! workers.org Workers World Party salutes the inspiring bravery of the Haitian People — in Del Rio, Texas, and in Haiti, now and for over two centuries. The racist brutality of the United States is on worldwide display, with pictures of their border guards using whips — which the Border Patrol calls . . . |

Medea Benjamin, Nicholas J.S. Davies (2021-09-23). U.S. Militarism's Toxic Impact on Climate Policy. juancole.com ( Code Pink ) — President Biden addressed the UN General on September 21 with a warning that the climate crisis is fast approaching a "point of no return," and a promise that the United States would rally the world to action. "We will lead not just with the example of our power but, God …

ecns.cn (2021-09-23). Chinese envoy regrets absence of U.S., other Western countries at UN anti-racism meeting. ecns.cn Zhang Jun, China's permanent representative to the United Nations, on Wednesday regretted the absence of the United States and some other Western countries from an important UN anti-racism meeting.

Vijay Prashad (2021-09-23). US and Australia signed a nuclear arms deal, simple as that. asiatimes.com On September 15, the heads of government of Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States announced the formation of AUKUS, "a new enhanced trilateral security partnership" among these three countries. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson joined US President Joe Biden to "preserve security and stability in the Indo-Pacific," …

New Atlas (2021-09-23). De-Listed Anti-China Terror Group "Rises from the Dead" newatlas.report September 23, 2021 (Brian Berletic — NEO) — Suspicions were raised when in late 2020 the US de-listed as a terrorist organization the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM), sometimes referred to as the Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP). This was because the US had claimed as its rationale that the ETIM/TIP had not been active for over …

ecns.cn (2021-09-23). COVID-19 might have started to spread in September 2019 in the United States: study. ecns.cn

WSWS (2021-09-23). Judge issues strikebreaking injunction against Kentucky distillery workers. wsws.org A judge issued an injunction Tuesday limiting the actions of picketing workers at the Heaven Hill distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky, and distillery owners have robbed employees of health insurance to break the strike.

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-09-23). President Maduro at 76th UN General Assembly: 'The World Needs a New UN'. orinocotribune.com President Nicolás Maduro, in his speech at the 76th session of the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN), condemned the fierce campaign against Venezuela unleashed by the elites that govern the United States, in complicity with power groups in Europe and other governments. | In this regard, he denounced the attack against Venezuela's right to buy what it needs and the right to sell what it produces, like the great oil and mineral resources that exist in the Venezuelan territory. | "Venezuela denounces a permanent and systematic aggression through cruel economic, financial and oil sanctions, through a persec…

Ramzy Baroud (2021-09-23). Who Represents Afghanistan: Genuine Activists vs "Native Informants" dissidentvoice.org Scenes of thousands of Afghans flooding the Kabul International Airport to flee the country as Taliban fighters were quickly consolidating their control over the capital, raised many questions, leading amongst them: who are these people and why are they running away? In the US and other Western media, answers were readily available: they were mostly …

WSWS (2021-09-23). Australia: Why are the socialists leading the fight to defend basic democratic rights? wsws.org The Socialist Equality Party is conducting an intensive campaign against the new anti-democratic electoral laws pushed through the Australian parliament.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-23). Turkey deploys thousands more troops to Syria ahead of talks with Russia, Iran. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Putin and Peskov would never hold a minor peccadillo like that against their strategic ally. Turkish military sends more troops to NW Syria ahead of meeting Turkey's military has dispatched thousands of additional troops to opposition-held northwestern Syria ahead of a critical meeting with Russian and Iranian leaders next week, a report said Thursday. …Turkey, …

Ahmed Abu Artema (2021-09-23). Palestinians will always punch holes in Israel's walls. electronicintifada.net Prison escape reinforced sense of national identity. | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | …

Dean Baker (2021-09-23). Evil Doers: The Pharmaceutical Industry and the Pandemic. counterpunch.org 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 11thattack, 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.

WSWS (2021-09-23). America's deadliest pandemic: COVID-19 eclipses the Spanish flu. wsws.org This month, COVID-19 officially became the deadliest outbreak of infectious disease in American history, eclipsing the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic that killed 675,000 Americans over two years.

Timothy Ryan (2021-09-23). Child Labor is Growing: Which Side Are Democracies On? fpif.org Two years ago, when Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro favorably promoted the idea of labor for children as young as eight or nine, his minister for Human Rights, Family, and Women shot back: "Let us be clear that for children to work is a violation of their rights, something that cannot be allowed." The Brazilian National Forum for the Prevention and Eradication of Child Labour publicly expressed "its vehement repudiation of the statement of Mr. Jair Bolsonaro…The declaration reveals a total disregard for the 1988 Federal Constitution…which prohibits all forms of child labour under the age of 16." | Accordin…

The Global Research Team (2021-09-23). Global Research in Troubled Waters: We Need Your Support. globalresearch.ca Dear Readers, | As some of you may recall, around this time last year, Global Research needed your help to "stay afloat". Our financial situation was in bad shape and we were metaphorically sinking. Happily, many of you have since thrown …

Jessica Corbett (2021-09-23). 'This Cannot Happen': Biden DHS Seeks Contractor for Migrant Detention Center at Guantánamo Bay. globalresearch.ca

Joel S. Hirschhorn (2021-09-23). New Movement Launched by Physicians, Including Dr. Robert Malone, to Fight Medical Tyranny. globalresearch.ca

Claire Robinson (2021-09-23). Chromothripsis: Bad News for Gene Editing. globalresearch.ca

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-23). Calls for end of US military intervention in Syria grow louder. peoplesdispatch.org Iran, Iraq and Russia have raised the issue at the ongoing UN General Assembly session, while some representatives in the US Congress have proposed an amendment in the annual defense spending bill. If passed, it will stop all funding for US military operations in Syria…

ecns.cn (2021-09-23). China expresses grave concern over U.S.-UK-Australia nuclear submarine cooperation. ecns.cn China on Wednesday expressed grave concern over the cooperation between the United States, the UK and Australia on nuclear submarines, stating that it deliberately escalates regional tensions.

Staff (2021-09-23). Venezuelan Diplomat Alex Saab Must be Released, Reiterates UN's Alena Douhan. orinocotribune.com This Wednesday, September 22, during her speech at the forum "The Negative Impact of Unilateral Coercive Measures on the Realization of the Right to Development," the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Negative Impact of Unilateral Coercive Measures on the Enjoyment of Human Rights, Alena Douhan, stressed that the Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab must be released. | "I was one of these special rapporteurs who was there and asked for the release of Ambassador Alex Saab," she stated during the event moderated by Venezuela's Permanent Representative to the United Nations based in Geneva, Héctor Constant Rosales.

WSWS (2021-09-23). Cuban musician, composer and band leader Adalberto àÅlvarez (1948-2021). wsws.org A reader has contributed this obituary of the remarkable Cuban musician, composer and band leader Adalberto àÅlvarez.

Zoe Alexandra (2021-09-23). Movements in the US call to expand healthcare access. peoplesdispatch.org Organizations across the United States organized protests, cultural activities, community kitchens, teach-ins, and other actions about the issue of healthcare access in the US from September 13-20 as part of the Nonviolent Medicaid Army Week of Action. The diverse actions had the goal of uniting people directly impacted by healthcare denial and linking the different issues related to healthcare such as housing, police violence, access to clean water, and economic inequality. Actions were organized in the states of Alabama, California, Florida, Indiana, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Wisconsin, Wyoming, and Vermon…

Koohan Paik-Mander (2021-09-23). Meet the Biden Advisor Who Wants a Cold War with China. counterpunch.org As a longtime Hawaii resident, I have always wondered how the former President of the United States, Grover Cleveland, was so ineffective when it came to foreign policy matters. His efforts to right the wrong of the unauthorized armed invasion and imprisonment of the last sovereign monarch of the Hawaiian Kingdom, Queen Lili ªuokalani, in 1893

WSWS (2021-09-23). Wall Street welcomes latest Fed decisions. wsws.org While he indicated the Fed could announce a "tapering" of its asset prices in November, Fed chair Jerome Powell said the Fed's monetary policy would remain "accommodative" and any lift in interest rates was "well away."

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-23). India: Farmers Aim to Topple Modi at State Level. libya360.wordpress.com Haris Zargar 5 September 2021: Indian farmers and their supporters march to Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh state in protest against the government's agricultural reforms. (Photograph by Pankaj Nangia/ Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) The ongoing farmers' agitation has unified farmers of all castes and religions, creating a new political challenge to Narenda Modi's party in…

David Rosen (2021-09-23). America's broadband crisis: the making of a twenty-first-century cartel. mronline.org In January 2020, as the Verizon settlement was being worked out, the city released the NYC Internet Master Plan, which declared: "The private market has failed to deliver the internet in a way that works for all New Yorkers."

Staff (2021-09-23). Webinar: Larry Spencer, Key Leader of Coal Miners Strike Against Warrior Met and Black Rock (Tuesday, September 28 at 7pm EST). orinocotribune.com Please join us for this webinar with Larry Spencer this Tuesday, September 28, at 7: 00 pm EST | Larry Spencer, UMWA District 20 Vice President, represents the 1,100 coal miners in three UMWA locals which on strike against Warrior Met in Alabama since April 1, 2021. He will give an update on the strike in a September 28 webinar. The strikers are fighting to reverse concessions that were foisted on them in 2016 when BlackRock and other billionaire creditors set up Warrior Met Coal and took over mine operations with the aid of a bankruptcy court. | To keep their jobs, Warrior Met made the miners work up to seven day…

Al Ronzoni (2021-09-23). Reminiscences of a Wall Street Occupier. counterpunch.org I don't remember exactly where I first saw the Adbusters poster with a ballerina poised atop the famous Charging Bull statue in lower Manhattan, calling for the "occupation" of Wall Street on September 17, 2011 but it was certainly an eye-catching. I do remember thinking it was funny in a weird kind of way. "Occupy

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-23). Under the shadow of Duterte, Filipinos remember the crimes of Ferdinand Marcos. peoplesdispatch.org Protests were held across the Philippines to mark the declaration of martial law by dictator Ferdinand Marcos in 1972. The protests were especially significant ahead of the presidential elections scheduled for next year…

Editor2 (2021-09-23). War Hawks Quietly Positioning Canada to Participate in US-led Ballistic Missile Defence Program. orinocotribune.com During the 2021 federal election campaign, there has been almost no emphasis or discussion in the media on the Liberal government's plan to spend more than $553 billion on the military over the next 20 years, including the awarding of contracts for purchase of military fighter jets and armed drones in the next few months. The contracts for new frigates have already been awarded, including design components by Raytheon, Lockheed Martin, and BAE Systems. | Since then, the U.S. has spent more than $100 billion attempting to build a missile shield, and for almost two decades the U.S. and defense industry lobb…

WSWS (2021-09-23). Dana worker with head injury suffered seizure on the job. wsws.org That this incident took place at all was made possible by the contract extension brokered by the USW and UAW, in defiance of overwhelming demands by Dana workers for a national strike.

Editor (2021-09-23). Australia's Defence Policy explained. mronline.org Australia's Defence Policy explained – Utopia | September 23, 2021 | Newswire…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-23). Haiti and the US "Responsibility to Protect" libya360.wordpress.com Erica Caines "If Haiti just quietly sunk into the Caribbean or just rose up 300 feet, it wouldn't matter a whole lot to our interests." sitting us president, Joe Biden On August 14th, the southern third of Haiti was hit by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake, resulting in a death count of up to 2,200 people…

WSWS (2021-09-23). Scientists find new evidence of the natural origins of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. wsws.org The discovery by an international team of scientists further discredits the claims, promoted by the corporate media and the Trump and Biden administrations, that the pandemic originated in a laboratory in the Chinese city of Wuhan.

Steve Watson (2021-09-23). Video: 'Liberal Media Darling' George W. Bush Confronted by Iraq Veteran. globalresearch.ca

Reiner Fuellmich (2021-09-23). Video: Berlin Corona Investigation. Ongoing Crimes Against Humanity: "We Are Dealing with Psychopaths". Reiner Fuellmich. globalresearch.ca

Pepe Escobar (2021-09-23). Eurasia Takes Shape: How the SCO Just Flipped the World Order. globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2021-09-23). Study may push back date COVID hit U.S. ecns.cn A study of big data and epidemic models indicates with 50 percent probability that the first COVID-19 infection in the United States may have occurred between August and October 2019.

WSWS (2021-09-23). Former French health minister charged for "endangering the lives of others" over COVID-19 policies. wsws.org Buzyn's indictment underscores the widely felt sense in the population that the ruling class pursued a policy of social murder in response to the pandemic.

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2021-09-23). The U.S. May Have Lost the Military War in Syria, But Has Won the Propaganda War at Home by Portraying Its Murderous Invasion as a Moral Crusade. globalresearch.ca

Editor (2021-09-23). Rooftop solar to roll out on China's public buildings. mronline.org The latest county-level trials could boost rooftop solar power generation over the next five years but new business models are needed to make them successful.

W. T. Whitney (2021-09-23). Cuban and Mexican Presidents Strengthen Solidarity in Remarkable Display. counterpunch.org The independence of Mexico and of Cuba, got a big hearing in Mexico City on September 16. On that day in 1810, in Dolores, Mexico, Catholic priest Miguel Hidalgo called upon parishioners to join him in rebelling against Spain's viceregal government. Mexico finally gained independence in 1821. Every year, at 11 PM on September 15,

Peoples Health Dispatch (2021-09-23). Polish health workers mobilize to save a dying health system. peoplesdispatch.org Tens of thousands of health workers in Poland are demanding the government to ensure safe staffing, better working conditions, and more funding for the public health system…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-23). Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel at UNGA. libya360.wordpress.com Cuba's President Miguel Diaz-Canel addresses the 76th UN General Assembly during the September 23, 2021 morning session. [Full address with simultaneous English interpretation from source] Watch President Miguel Diaz-Canel's full address on our Facebook and YouTube pages: t.co/O6XAUA2hgN — Kawsachun News (@KawsachunNews) September 23, 2021…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-23). Prosecutors to probe illegal practices in Mexico's Ayotzinapa 43 case and other stories. peoplesdispatch.org Today we look at new evidence in the disappearance of 43 Ayotzinapa students in Mexico, the strike announced by NUMSA in South Africa's engineering sector, and more…

Staff (2021-09-23). From UN 76th General Assembly, Biden, Duque and Bolsonaro Attack Venezuela. orinocotribune.com The General Assembly session at the UN's annual convention is traditionally a window for debate and political tirades in the international arena. Many times it goes further, and is used as a forum in which powerful countries in the North attack developing nations in the South. Such was the case at this year's UN General Assembly, as the presidents of the US, Brazil and Colombian used the platform to attack Venezuela. | US President Joe Biden praised far-right groups seeking to overthrow the national government of Venezuela, as well as that of Cuba: "The authoritarianism of the world may seek to proclaim the end o…

Jake Johnston (2021-09-23). US Envoy to Haiti Resigns, Citing Political Intervention and "Inhumane" Deportation Policy. cepr.net Exactly two months after his appointment, Dan Foote has submitted his resignation as United States Special Envoy to Haiti, citing a "deeply flawed" US policy toward the nation that includes continued political intervention and the administration's recent decision to ramp up deportations. "I will not be associated with the United States inhumane, counterproductive decision to …

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-23). NATO delegation assists Georgian efforts to liberate occupied territories. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Visit of the representatives of the NATO Defense Education Development Program to Georgia Representatives of the NATO Defense Education Development Program (DEEP) paid a working visit to the Ministry of Defense of Georgia. The purpose of the visit was to review the existing professional military education, to discuss the measures taken within the framework of …

Lawrence Wittner (2021-09-23). The Fate of Cassandra: Dire Predictions Go Unheeded. counterpunch.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,

Charles Pierson (2021-09-23). Washington Institute for Near East Policy Honors a UAE War Criminal. counterpunch.org The decision by the Washington Institute for Near East Policy (WINEP) to honor Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan spits in the faces of the 100,000 Yemenis the United Arab Emirates has helped kill over the past six years. Bin Zayed (popularly known as "MBZ") has been the Emirates' de facto ruler since his

Agnieszka Pikulicka-Wilczewska (2021-09-23). Afghanistan: Ex-Bagram Inmates Recount Stories of Abuse, Torture. globalresearch.ca

Daniela Jimenez (2021-09-23). Venezuela Denounces Cyber-Attack Originating in the United States. orinocotribune.com The cyber-attack against the Banco de Venezuela system, which put the bank out of service since September 15, came from the United States, informed the Executive Vice President of Venezuela, Delcy Rodríguez. | At a press conference in the Simón Bolívar press room of the Miraflores Palace on Wednesday, September 22, the Venezuelan vice president reported that since September 15, the Banco de Venezuela has been the victim of a series of computer attacks that tried to degrade the operation of its computer system, and these attacks originated in the United States. | She also specified that, according to the prelimina…

Makia Freeman (2021-09-23). Welcome to the CO2 Monitoring Credit Card that Cuts You Off at Your Carbon Max. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-23). Baltic: multinational NATO warplane drills send message to Russia, Kaliningrad, Belarus. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ramstein Alloy 21-3 Trains Allies and Partners for Missions Above the Baltic Sea On September 21 and 22, the third Ramstein Alloy exercise this year saw Allied and Partner air forces come together to conduct live-fly training in the Baltic States and…airspace over the Baltic Sea. This iteration of the Ramstein Alloy exercise series was …

WSWS (2021-09-23). Pennsylvania COVID-19 cases and deaths up tenfold after full reopening of schools. wsws.org The surge in infections and deaths has been driven by the lifting of all restrictions and the reopening of schools in August, promoted by Democratic Governor Tom Wolf along with local politicians.

WSWS (2021-09-23). Biden, Macron pledge to meet amid mounting US-EU conflicts over China. wsws.org EU officials criticized Washington's signing of the anti-Chinese AUKUS alliance and the canceling of a Franco-Australian submarine contract.

In Defense of Liberation! (2021-09-23). Understanding Socialism a Bit Better. anchor.fm In this episode I try to go into a easily understandable but diverse explanation as to why socialism and its rationale, it's motive production and it's social, political, and economic organization is far better in every way imaginable then capitalism. I try to explain why to the best of my ability, as I have before, but I feel every time that I learn something new I am able to add to this conversation. I hope this is educational, or understandable at the very least. If you have any questions, critiques, or want to reach out to me for any other reason you can email me or reach out on social media. Enjoy!

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-09-23). Leopoldo López Embarks on New Tirade Against his Own Country — 21N Mega-Elections. orinocotribune.com In an public campaign against Venezuela's regional elections scheduled for November 21, far-right politician Leopoldo López met with representatives of the European Union (EU) and insisted on a so-called "lack of conditions" in place for electoral observers. | López, a fugitive from Venezuelan justice who remains protected in Spain, met with Vice President of the European Parliament, Dita Charanzová, and expressed his "concern" about the possibility of the EU providing support for a delegation to assist in upcoming regional and local elections in Venezuela. | In this regard, López is acting against the will of ma…

WSWS (2021-09-23). What can be expected from a red-green federal government in Germany? wsws.org Like the Left Party, the SPD and the Greens have ensured that an unprecedented redistribution of wealth from the bottom upwards has taken place during the coronavirus pandemic.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-23). Transdniester caught in pincer between Romania and Ukraine with Russian troops stuck in the middle. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Try to imagine a small fish, Transdniester, swallowed by a large fish, Moldova, which in turn is swallowed by a larger fish Romania, resting in the belly of a whale, NATO. Transnistria leader speaks in favor of maintaining Russian peacekeeping mission The leader of the unrecognized republic of Transnistria, Vadim Krasnoselsky, believes the peacekeeping mission …

Staff (2021-09-23). The Boston Group Supports Mexico Talks. orinocotribune.com This Wednesday, September 22, the Boston Group, a group originally made up of Venezuelan and US parliamentarians, made public its support for the negotiation process taking place in Mexico City between the Venezuelan government and the opposition represented in the Unitary Platform, with the facilitation of Norway, and accompanied by the Netherlands and Russia. | In a statement, the group recognized the government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, and expressed its support for the talks being held in Mexico City. | In this regard, it welcomed the efforts of the governments of Mexico, Norway, Russia, and th…

David Swanson (2021-09-23). U.S. Media Obsessed With Smaller Two of Three Big Bills in Congress. warisacrime.org The super unprecedentedly ginormous Building Back Better bill is widely advertised as costing $3.5 trillion — and I think we'd all love to hear just a few hundred more times how Senator Joe Manchin won't stand for it, wouldn't we? But that number is spread over 10 years. In 1 year it's $0.35 trillion, otherwise …

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-23). Killing of social leaders and human rights defenders continues unabated in Colombia. peoplesdispatch.org According to INDEPAZ, as of September 21, 124 social leaders and human rights defenders, and 37 former FARC combatants have been assassinated by illegal armed groups. Additionally, 259 people have been killed in 72 massacres this year…

WSWS (2021-09-23). South Australian hospitals in crisis but health union takes no action. wsws.org The South Australian hospital system is falling apart, due to understaffing and lack of facilities, despite low numbers of COVID-19 infections in the state.

Dan Cohen (2021-09-23). Eric Schmidt Cashes in on Artificial Intelligence arms race. mronline.org As the Pentagon drives a hi-tech arms race to maintain its global military superiority, ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt is the man at the center. Behind The Headlines' Dan Cohen investigates how the U.S. empire's drive to control the world using Silicon Valley technology creates the possibility of a devastating war.

WSWS (2021-09-23). New Zealand government eases COVID-19 lockdown in Auckland. wsws.org The decision to ease restrictions in Auckland, with many businesses and schools allowed to reopen, poses significant risks under conditions where dozens of COVID-19 cases are being detected every week.

International Alliance of Physicians, Medical Scientists (2021-09-23). Physicians Declaration: Global COVID Summit in Rome, Italy. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2021-09-23). Take Action for Georges Abdallah: Host a screening of "Fedayin," the new film about his life in struggle. samidoun.net On 23 October 2021, the national march and rally will gather outside Lannemezan prison in France once again, to demand the release of Georges Ibrahim Abdallah, the longest-held political prisoner in Europe. In the month prior to the march — which marks the 37th anniversary of Abdallah's arrest — please join in and organize actions […] | The article

Marianna Korsos (2021-09-23). The Sun's Atmosphere Is Hundreds of Times Hotter Than Its Surface — Here's Why. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-23). Victoria Nuland commends Azerbaijan. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com US Under Secretary of State thanks Azerbaijan for helping to evacuate people from Afghanistan The US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland thanked Azerbaijan for its support to the US in evacuating its citizens from Afghanistan… Nuland also noted that she was glad to meet with the Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov. …

WSWS (2021-09-23). Washington state carpenters speak on struggle, denounce union sabotage of strike. wsws.org The walkout of more than 2,000 carpenters in Seattle and across Washington state escalated Wednesday as rank-and-file workers defied the Northwest Carpenters Union (NWCU) and expanded the strike to other construction sites.

Victor Grossman (2021-09-23). Germany's Who With Whom Elections. counterpunch.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. But those ballots

ecns.cn (2021-09-23). Chinese diplomat calls on int'l community eliminate legacies of colonialism. ecns.cn Chinese Ambassador to the United Nations at Geneva, Chen Xu, on Wednesday urged the international community to make more efforts to eliminate the negative impact of legacies of colonialism, promote and protect human rights, and enhance international justice.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-23). Presidents Call for End of US Blockade on Cuba at UNGA. libya360.wordpress.com The Presidents of Guyana, South Africa, Vietnam and Suriname demand a complete end to the unilateral U.S. blockade on Cuba at #UNGA76 The Presidents of Guyana, South Africa, Vietnam and Suriname demand a complete end to the unilateral U.S. blockade on Cuba üá®üá∫ at #UNGA76 pic.twitter.com/2Jtj00Arvu — Kawsachun News (@KawsachunNews) September 23, 2021…

Ted Rall (2021-09-23). Taliban Cops vs American Cops, Who's Worse? counterpunch.org Journalism needs a new rule. Are you reporting about a human rights violation in another country? If the United States commits the same offense, you should be required to refer to that fact in your article or broadcast. Criticizing how a nation treats its prisoners or responds to internal dissent implies that the behavior being

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-23). NATO Liaison Office expedites Georgia's NATO accession. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Which will occur the moment NATO's Georgian proxy army "liberates the occupied territories" of Abkhazia and South Ossetia. Juansher Burchuladze met with the representatives of the NATO Liaison Office The Minister of Defense hosted the Head of the NATO Liaison Office in Georgia and a NATO Liaison Officer. At the meeting, Rosaria Puglisi [an Italian …

Nils McCune (2021-09-23). How big corporations and Bill Gates took over the UN food Summit. thegrayzone.com Large corporations and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation took over the United Nations Food Systems Summit, abandoning small farmers on behalf of Big Ag companies, endangering food sovereignty. Video by La Vía Campesina North America, Nils McCune, and Camila Escalante This September 23, the United Nations holds its Food Systems Summit in New York. Under the guise of the UN system, and despite sleight-of-hand language about "equal opportunities," this summit represents a hostile takeover of world governance by corporate …

WildEarth Guardians (2021-09-23). WildEarth Guardians Scores Groundbreaking Legal Win for the Joshua Tree. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-23). Ukrainian press boasts of 54% support for continued "war with Russia" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Survey: 54% of Ukrainians oppose compromises with CADLR, 43% believe in return of Crimea Almost 81% of Ukrainians consider that the armed conflict with Russia is ongoing in Donetsk and Luhansk regions, and 54% are convinced that Ukraine must not make any compromises to stop the conflict. According to the survey, 80.7% of respondents answered …

Fight Back (2021-09-23). AFSCME members at Hennepin County rally to fund, staff libraries and restore services. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – On September 20, Hennepin County library workers rallied at the East Lake Street Library, located in the heart of last year's George Floyd rebellion, to call on county commissioners to fully fund and staff public libraries. At the rally, frontline support staff and library workers spoke out against cutting staff during a pandemic, saying that people need the library services more than ever. | The workers held signs along the side of Lake Street as people passing by held out their fists and honked in solidarity. The library users appeared to be supportive, and when they learned that Hennepin Coun…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-23). Photo: Georgian defense minister fires U.S. machine gun in exercise designed to "liberate occupied territories" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Just as in 2008. Command-Staff Exercise "Storm 2021" is over Command-Staff Exercise "Storm 2021" is over. The Minister of Defense Juansher Burchuladze and the Commander of the Defense Forces, Major General Giorgi Matiashvili attended the demonstration exercise held at the final stage of the exercise at the Vaziani shooting range. **** The Minister of Defense …

Mike Garrity (2021-09-23). An Unbelievably Awful Logging Project for Grizzly Bears. counterpunch.org The Alliance for the Wild Rockies went to federal court on Tuesday to halt the Ripley project, a massive clearcutting and logging project in Cabinet-Yaak grizzly habitat in the Kootenai National Forest southeast of Libby, Montana. The Ripley logging project calls for almost 17 square miles of commercial logging (10,854 acres) including 5 square miles of

Megan Redshaw (2021-09-23). 30,000+ Women in UK Report Menstrual Problems after COVID Shots, but Menstrual Issues Not Listed as Side Effect. globalresearch.ca

Danny Haiphong (2021-09-23). The Revenge of White Colonialism Motivates the AUKUS Alliance Against China. asia-pacificresearch.com

Brian Shilhavy (2021-09-23). Pulmonary Nurse of 31 Years Testifies How He Followed the COVID Protocols, Unknowingly that They Could Result in the Deaths of Patients. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2021-09-23). American Medical Association Instructs Doctors to Deceive. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-09-23). College football season continues in front of full crowds, risking massive COVID-19 super-spreaders. wsws.org The motivating factor for the schools to allow these deadly events is profit. Last year, limitations on in-person attendance and game cancellations caused schools to lose out on hundreds of millions in anticipated revenue.

Manlio Dinucci (2021-09-23). Joe Biden, el aprendiz de brujo nuclear. globalizacion.ca El discurso que anunció la creacion de la nueva alianza bélica AUKUS está plagado de ‚Äémentiras. Los submarinos que Estados Unidos venderá a Australia están concebidos ‚Äépara portar armas nucleares. Al negar ese hecho, Australia trata de ocultar que AUKUS…

WSWS (2021-09-23). 30,000 Sri Lankan health workers protest inadequate COVID-19 protection. wsws.org Health workers cannot win their demands by pressuring capitalist regimes, which is why they need to take the struggle for their rights into their own hands.

John Feffer (2021-09-23). The military stood up to Donald Trump. Who will now stand up to the military? juancole.com ( Foreign Policy in Focus ) — When he was trying to win the Vietnam War, Richard Nixon famously told his chief of staff that he wanted Communist leaders—in the Soviet Union, in North Vietnam—to think that the U.S. president was a mad man, that he was capable of doing pretty much anything up to …

Daniel Warner (2021-09-23). Contradictory Cries for Freedom: Vaccinations and Abortions. counterpunch.org The word "freedom" is being bantered about these days in different contexts. On the one hand, those opposed to mandatory vaccinations claim they have the freedom to be vaccinated or not. It's their choice what to do with their bodies. The government cannot force them to be vaccinated; they are free to choose. On the other hand, many of the same people say that pregnant women cannot choose to have abortions after six weeks of pregnancy. Their argument is that women's choices should be limited by the government. In this case, the government can intervene; the women are not free to choose what to do with their bodie…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). 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…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-23). Operation Dawn Of Freedom: Houthis Impose Full Control Of Al-Bayda (Video). southfront.org Click to see full-size image. | On September 23, the Houthis (Ansar Allah) announced that they have imposed full control of the central Yemen province of al-Bayda after seizing the last positions of Saudi-backed forces in an operation codenamed "Dawn of Freedom". | "Operation Dawn of Freedom primarily targeted the remaining dens of so-called al-Qaeda and ISIS, who are affiliated with the coalition of aggression … Today, we announce that our forces, with the support and backing of al-Bayda tribes and their loyal and free m…

DMZ (2021-09-23). Hammer & Tongs Podcast – Copaganda. indybay.org In this episode of H&T (57 min) we again talk with Alex Vitale, author of "The End Of Policing", about the way that police are portrayed in television and film in the USA over the past several decades.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Mayo Clinic leads biorepository core for new nationwide research on long-term symptoms of COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic research is dedicated to finding solutions for patients who were infected with COVID-19 and the many affected by the long-term symptoms of COVID-19 ‚Äï what the National Institutes of Health (NIH) refers to as "long COVID" or post-acute sequelae. In response to great unmet patient need, the NIH launched a new research initiative to understand why some people who were infected with COVID-19 don't fully recover, or develop new or returning symptoms after…

teleSUR, drl, JCM (2021-09-23). Venezuela anuncia ampliación con Perú del Plan Vuelta a la Patria. telesurtv.net El mandatario venezolano Nicolás Maduro dijo que han hecho las primeras coordinaciones con el presidente de Perú, Pedro Castillo.

teleSUR -him, JL (2021-09-23). Pdte. Maduro: Debemos construir un mundo libre del dominio económico de un imperio. telesurtv.net El presidente venezolano destacó la fortaleza de su país para avanzar en la reconstrucción económica sobre bases de diálogo y entendimiento.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Mayo Clinic Minute: Should you wash your raw meats and vegetables before cooking? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org When it comes to food safety in the kitchen, it's important to keep your work area clean from bacteria and the possibility of cross-contamination. It's best to use hot, soapy water to wash utensils, cutting boards and other surfaces you use, especially when handling raw meat and poultry. But what about washing raw meat and chicken before cooking? Here's Mayo Clinic clinical dietitian Anya Hill with more. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lqx6Je9zEYc Journalists: Broadcast-quality…

Salote Soqo (2021-09-23). Climate Change Is Triggering a New Refugee Crisis—Inside the US. zcomm.org More than 1.2 million Americans are currently displaced from their homes because of climate change impacts—including increasingly severe storms, wildfires, and flooding…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-23). UN: Zelensky appeals to NATO chief for release of Ukrainians held in "occupied territories" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ukrainian president, NATO secretary general meet in New York Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has called on NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg to facilitate the release of Ukrainians illegally held in the temporarily occupied territories and in Russia. **** "Volodymyr Zelensky asked Jens Stoltenberg to facilitate the release of almost 450 Ukrainians who are illegally in …

Conn Hallinan (2021-09-23). Looking Back: 50 Years of Foreign Policy. zcomm.org The world desperately needs an international health treaty to confront future pandemics and must guarantee that it includes the poorest countries on the globe…

Labor Video Project (2021-09-23). Zero Covid NOW & Stop Privatization! Rally At CA Community College Bd Of Governors In Sac. indybay.org The first rally for Zero Covid in the United States took place at the California Community College Board meeting on September 20, 2021. The speakers also demanded an end to privatization and destruction of the community college system by the Lumina foundation which has been supported by the Chancellor Oakley and governor Newsom and the Democratic Party which has a super majority control of the California legislature.

Santa Cruz Climate Action Network (2021-09-23). Friday 9/24: Rally & March for Climate Justice: Stop the Money Pipeline. indybay.org Clocktower, Pacific Ave. and Water St., Downtown Santa Cruz…

teleSUR, SH (2021-09-23). Guatemala registra el aumento de asesinatos durante 2021. telesurtv.net Según el Centro de Investigaciones Económicas y Sociales la capital de Guatemala pasó de 235 asesinatos en los primeros ocho meses del año pasado a 317 en 2021.

Local Volunteers (2021-09-23). Saturday 10/2: Orinda: Women's March for Reproductive Rights. indybay.org Meet at Downtown Orinda Theatre, 2 theatre square, Orinda, CA 94563, then we'll | march to City Hall and back | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). 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…

sputniknews (2021-09-23). GOP House Members File Impeachment Articles Against Biden Over 'Clear Violations of His Duties'. sputniknews.com The GOP congressmen's efforts came as recent polls showed that Biden's popularity had begun to slide following a turbulent summer in the US. The events included a new spike in COVID-19 infections, the chaotic evacuation from Afghanistan, as well as a rough hurricane season and wildfires.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Accurate diagnosis is key to treating lymphoma. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system, which is part of the body's germ-fighting network. The lymphatic system includes the lymph nodes or glands, the spleen, the thymus gland, and bone marrow. While many types of lymphoma exist, the main subtypes are Hodgkin's lymphoma and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Knowing exactly which type of lymphoma you have is key to developing an effective treatment plan. "The main problem with lymphoma is accurate diagnosis," says Dr. Jose…

Editor2 (2021-09-23). Latin America and Caribbean Leaders Approve Historic Agreement. orinocotribune.com By Peoples Dispatch — Sep 22, 2021 | The heads of state of the regional block agreed on a 44-point declaration which addressed the strategy against COVID-19 and climate change and took a stand against the blockade on Cuba. | The VI Summit of the Heads of State of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) was held in Mexico City on Saturday, September 18 and concluded with the approval of a 44-point declaration. The historic summit saw the participation of 31 countries and the presence of several important leaders, such as Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro, Bolivian president Luis Arce, P…

Staff (2021-09-23). Headlines for September 23, 2021. democracynow.org Biden Pledges More Vaccine Donations as Poorer Nations Demand Patent Waivers for COVID-19 Shots, Alaska Hospitals, Overwhelmed by COVID-19, Begin Rationing Care, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Taps Anti-Mask Vaccine Skeptic as Surgeon General, DHS Looks to Expand Immigrant Detention at Guantánamo as Humanitarian Crisis at Border Grows, Black Congressmembers Condemn Inhumane, Racist Treatment of Haitian Asylum Seekers, Over 300 Migrant Children Still Separated from Their Families, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro Calls for an End to Sanctions, Respect for International Law, Adviser to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Z…

Staff (2021-09-23). United States of War: How AUKUS Nuclear Submarine Deal Could Inflame Tension, Provoke War with China. democracynow.org Criticism is growing of AUKUS, a new trilateral military partnership between Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States that the countries say is needed to counter China's growing power in the Indo-Pacific region. As part of the agreement, the U.S. has agreed to help Australia build a fleet of nuclear-powered submarines, replacing a previous deal Australia had with France. China has denounced the deal, saying the countries are "severely damaging regional peace and stability, intensifying an arms race, and damaging international nuclear non-proliferation efforts." Anthropologist David Vine, who tracks U.S…

Staff (2021-09-23). Venezuela acusa que desde EE.UU. realizaron ataque a entidad bancaria. telesurtv.net El Banco de Venezuela fue víctima de un ataque cibernético el pasado 16 de septiembre.

sputniknews (2021-09-23). US Sanctions Suffocating Syrian People, International Community Must Act, Foreign Minister Says. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – Syrian President Bashar Assad earlier said at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin that sanctions against the Syrian people are anti-human, anti-state, and illegitimate.

Nicolás Centurión (2021-09-23). Luis "Lacayo" Pou, el fusible provocador de la Casa Blanca. globalizacion.ca El presidente derechista uruguayo Luis Lacalle Pou, en todas las escalas, ha hecho los deberes para posicionarse como un fiel representante de los poderes concentrados del Uruguay y provocador lacayo de la Casa Blanca. | Tanto en la ONU, en la…

Jim Motavalli (2021-09-23). The NIMBY Threat to Renewable Energy. zcomm.org In Vermont, everyone loves clean energy—when it comes from someplace else…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). 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…

sputniknews (2021-09-23). Lebanese Public Hopes New Gov't Will Tackle Economic Crisis, But What are the Odds It'll Succeed? sputniknews.com To keep the economy afloat, the Mediterranean nation needs billions of dollars in international assistance. But to unlock those funds it will have to implement a number of painful reforms, including the introduction of food rations and slashing the number public sector employees.

Haiti Action Committee (2021-09-23). Friday 9/24: Stop the Deportations! Stop US Atrocities on Haitian Asylum Seekers/Refugees! indybay.org New Federal Bldg | 90 7th St | (7th and Mission) | San Francisco…

Sonali Kolhatkar (2021-09-23). Yes, AOC's Dress Was Performative Politics, But She Got Her Point Across. zcomm.org In spite of criticism from all sides, the young congresswoman from New York sparked a necessary national conversation about the need for higher taxation of the rich…

William rivers Pitt (2021-09-23). As Democratic Gears Grind, Their Flawed Legislation Tiptoes Toward Doom. zcomm.org For all the genuine good contained in the budget bill, it pays for itself while making sure the vast wealth of the wealthiest remains virtually untouched…

Dave DeCamp (2021-09-23). China's Ambassador Says Continued 'Confrontation' By US Hinders Cooperation. news.antiwar.com China's new ambassador to the US on Wednesday "Competition on the US side often takes the form of confrontation, especially on major issues concerning China's core interests," Ambassador Qin Gang told a virtual event hosted by the George HW Bush China Foundation and the Carter Center. "If this does not change, it will undermine China's efforts to promote our mutual trust and cooperation." | Qin, who took…

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts (2021-09-23). How Can You be Content with a Counterfactual Explanation of an Orchestrated "Pandemic"? globalresearch.ca

teleSUR, yart, JCM (2021-09-23). Lula afirma que discurso de Bolsonaro ante la ONU es vergonzoso. telesurtv.net Lula señaló que el mandatario brasileño mintió reiteradamente en la Asamblea general de Naciones Unidas.

Caitlin Johnstone (2021-09-23). We Won't be Free Until our Minds are Free. orinocotribune.com By Caitlin Johnstone — Sep 22, 2021 | There's a quote from an ancient Buddhist text called the Dhammapada that's often translated as, "We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts we make the world." | In other words our mental habits shape our personality and determine how that personality will behave, and that behavior contributes to the shaping of the world. | We see a similar line in the Upanishads of Hinduism: "As is your desire, so is your intention. As is your intention, so is your will. As is your will, so is your deed. As is your deed, so is your destiny." | T…

sputniknews (2021-09-23). Former Islamist Preacher: 'There is a Salafist in Every Swedish Mosque'. sputniknews.com Salafism is a hardline and ultraconservative brand of Islam linked with literalist interpretations and a puritanical approach that has come to be associated with various radical and extremist groups.

Anonymous669 (2021-09-23). Russian Warplanes Continue To Hammer Greater Idlib As Tensions Rise With Turkey (Video, Photos). southfront.org FILE PHOTO: Sukhoi Su-24 attack aircraft before departing for its permanent base in Russia from Khmeimim Air Base in Syria. © Vadim Grishankin / Sputnik | Russian warplanes continue to hammer the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib where Turkey maintains a large force. | Late on September 22, four Russian airstrikes hit the outskirts of the town of Benin in the southern countryside of Idlib. The airstrikes targeted frontline positions of al-Qaeda-affiliated Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), the de-facto ruler of Greate…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-23). Military Situation In Afghanistan On September 23, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 22, two Taliban and a civilian were killed in a shooting carried out by ISIS in the center of Jalalabad city | On September 22, ISIS attacked a Taliban vehicle in district 5 of Jalalabad city with an IED. Two Taliban members allegedly were killed and 4 others were wounded | On September 22, ISIS attacked a Taliban vehicle in district 17 of Kabul city with an IED. Six Taliban members allegedly were killed and wounded | On September 22, a Pakistani…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-23). Biden: new era of diplomacy, no new Cold War…except when it comes to Russia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Biden to the United Nations General Assembly on September 21, 2021: "And as we close this period of relentless war, we're opening a new era of relentless diplomacy….[W]e are not seeking a new Cold War or a world divided into rigid blocs." Though he coupled those vaporous bromides with: "We have reaffirmed our sacred NATO …

Posted by Lynda Carson (2021-09-23). Short film released on SAVE 1921 WALNUT. indybay.org Earlier today, the activists involved in trying to Save 1921 Walnut Street, in Berkeley, sent out a link to a short film about the effort to SAVE 1921 WALNUT, and may be found on a link on YouTube further below…. Posted by Lynda Carson.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Sharing Mayo Clinic: Genetics connects family members at the hip. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Before they went through testing at Mayo Clinic Laboratories, Barbara Domaille, Deborah Neville, Pamela Neville, and Rylie Ronnenberg thought there could be a genetic connection to the hip problems they shared. After the testing, they knew for sure. ___________________________________ As family members, Barbara Domaille, Deborah Neville, Pamela Neville, and Rylie Ronnenberg share many things in common that they treasure, and only one they wish they didn't: a hip abnormality called femoroacetabular impingement. After undergoing genetic…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Constipation in children. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 10-year-old daughter spends hours in the bathroom daily. Every time I inquire, she tells me she is constipated. We do not eat out a lot, and we incorporate fruits or vegetables at each meal. She also drinks water most of the day. Is constipation normal at this age, and what can I do to help her? ANSWER: Constipation can cause issues with bowel movements in as many as 30% of children. It's a common…

Staff (2021-09-23). JPMorgan facing oil bribery probe in Brazil — media. rt.com An investigation is underway in Brazil into whether JPMorgan Chase took part in an alleged bribery and money laundering scheme, dating back to 2011, involving state-run oil company Petrobras. | That's according to an exclusive report by Reuters, which cited court documents and anonymous law enforcement sources. The documents include email messages between alleged co-conspirators, witness testimony, and bank records. | Police are reportedly looking into purchases of roughly 300,000 barrels of Petrobras fuel oil by JPMorgan in 2011. They aim to determine if the banking giant secured shipments of Petrobras fuel a…

Margaret Flowers (2021-09-23). New Report on US' Illegal Sanctions; a day of Reckoning is Coming. orinocotribune.com By Margaret Flowers -Sep 20, 2021 | One of President Biden's first statements included an intention to review the United States' sanctions, which are actually unilateral coercive measures, to determine if they 'unduly hinder' the ability of targeted countries to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. That review, to be conducted by the US Treasury and State Department, has not been made public, if it has been done at all. The Sanctions Kill coalition conducted its own report on "

Anonymous669 (2021-09-23). More Towns Join Reconciliation Process In Western Daraa (Photos). southfront.org Syrian soldiers in Tel Rifaat city, Illustrative image | More towns in the western countryside of Daraa in southern Syria have reportedly joined the Russian-sponsored reconciliation process. | On September 23, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) entered the town of Dael under a reconciliation agreement that was accepted by the town's local leaders. As usual, a unit of the Russian Military Police accompanied the SAA. | Dozens of gunmen in Dael have already handed over their weapons and joined the reconciliation process as…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-23). U.S. Space Force Unveils "Dress Uniform" This Time Rips Off Battlestar Galactica. southfront.org New Space Force uniform. Click to see full-size | The US Space Force unveiled the prototype dress uniforms of its Guardians (as it appears Marvel hasn't sued them over copyright of the name, or Viacom over nicking the Star Trek logo). | The dress uniform features a dark navy color, an upturned collar, and a diagonal row of six buttons. | During a speech at the Air Force Association's Air, Space & Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, Chief of Space Operations Gen. John W. "Jay" Raymond called two Guar…

UUSF Forum (2021-09-23). Sunday 9/26: A dialogue on Housing and Homelessness with representatives from SPUR and All Home. indybay.org us02web.zoom.us/j/84613268329?pwd=U3NEMX…

Isaac Nellist (2021-09-23). Workers, students speak out against gov't COVID-19 failures. greenleft.org.au A second "Safe from COVID, safe from poverty" media conference discussed organising for COVID-19 safety in the workplace. Isaac Nellist reports.

Global Research News (2021-09-23). Selected Articles: A Final Warning to Humanity from Former Pfizer Chief Scientist Michael Yeadon. globalresearch.ca By Listen to Dr. Michael Yeadon, former Vice President and Chief Science Officer of Pfizer, talking about the pandemic and …

National Organization of Women (2021-09-23). Wednesday 9/22: Women's Contributions to U.S. Infrastructure: An Essential Feminist Issue w/ NOW. indybay.org Online event…

Staff (2021-09-23). FDA greenlights Pfizer booster shots for elderly & those aged 18+ at 'high risk' from Covid-19, leaving room for interpretation. rt.com The US Food and Drug Administration has given its blessing to the use of Pfizer's Covid-19 jab for booster doses. The move could impact millions of Americans, including teachers, grocery workers, and hospital staff. | Heeding advice from its special panel on vaccines, the FDA on Wednesday moved to approve a third dose of the US drugmaker's Covid-19 vaccine to be used on seniors as well as "individuals 18 through 64 years of age and at high risk of severe Covid-19." It has also been approved for adults "whose frequent institutional or occupational exposure" to the virus ostensibly puts them at a heightened risk…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-23). Taliban Says Three ISIS-K Terrorists Were Killed In Jalalabad Operation, Photos Show Signs Of Execution (18+). southfront.org File image. | On September 23, officials of Taliban security forces announced that three members of ISIS-Khorasan Province (ISIS-K) were eliminated in an operation near the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad where the terrorist group has been active. | The operation took place near Jalalabad's administrative border with the district of Bihsud. The dead bodies of the three supposed ISIS-K members were found in the area. | Photos of the dead bodies cast doubt on the Taliban's claims. The three men were tied up and bli…

Party for Socialism & Liberation (2021-09-23). Sunday 9/26: SF Car caravan & rally: Cancel the Rents! indybay.org Car caravan at 11: 30AM at 1875 Marin St. Rally at 1: 30PM at Garfield Square…

Leon Kunstenaar (2021-09-23). A Parable About Speaker Nancy Pelosi. indybay.org And the Pentagon budget…

Jason Ditz (2021-09-23). Turkey Sends More Troops to Idlib Ahead of Meeting. news.antiwar.com With Turkey-backed rebels mostly confined to Idlib Province, which they share with al-Qaeda factions, the Talks between Turkey, Russia, and Iran are scheduled next week. Turkey is expected to push for ways to strengthen the state of the ceasefire in Idlib, which has crumbled at times, and led to fighting over the areas around the all-important highway. | Idlib was intended to be a deconfli…

Staff (2021-09-23). The Globalized, Corporate-Led Food System Is Failing Us: Boycott Grows of U.N. Food Summit. democracynow.org More than 500 civil society groups boycotted the United Nations Food Systems Summit in New York for giving corporations an outsized role in framing the agenda. We speak with leading food advocates in Ethiopia, India and the United States, who lay out their concerns: Million Belay, general coordinator of the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa; Raj Patel, journalist and research professor at the University of Texas at Austin; and Shalmali Guttal, executive director of Focus on the Global South. "There is growing hunger in the world, and there is growing inequality and…

teleSUR, jaa, JL (2021-09-23). Cuba cubre producción de vacunas para inmunización contra Covid. telesurtv.net "Hemos completado la producción de todas las dosis de vacunas que necesitamos para inmunizar a nuestra población", indicó Martínez Díaz.

Megan Redshaw (2021-09-23). Pfizer Says COVID Vaccine for 5- to 11-Year-Olds Is Safe and Shows 'Robust' Antibody Response, Experts Say Not So Fast. globalresearch.ca

Local Volunteers (2021-09-23). Saturday 10/2: Martinez: Women's March for Women's Rights & Freedom. indybay.org Susana Park, between Susana Street, Estudillo Street, and Henrietta Street in Martinez, CA 94553 | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

teleSUR, yart, JDO (2021-09-23). Pdte. de Guatemala llama a distribuir vacunas equitativamente. telesurtv.net El mandatario solicitó que Centroamérica sea considerada vulnerable a los fenómenos climáticos y desastres naturales.

The Testimonies Project (2021-09-23). Video: Israel's Testimonies Project: Platform for Those Affected by the Covid-19 "Vaccine" globalresearch.ca

Atilio A. Boron (2021-09-23). Argentina — "Deudicidio" y después. globalizacion.ca Estuvo muy bien el presidente argentino Alberto Fernández al denunciar, ante la Asamblea General de la ONU, que la Argentina había sido víctima de un "deudicidio". Ojalá que ésta sagaz caracterización —la figura sería "robo seguido de muerte"- sirva para…

Ricardo Vaz (2021-09-23). Campesinos Occupy Sugar Mill, Demand Government Answers. zcomm.org The producers pointed the finger at the private management for the plant's paralysis and vowed to "rescue" it…

Editor (2021-09-23). 'From Production to Livelihood — Raymond Williams on Ecosocialism': Part 3. mronline.org In 'Socialism and Ecology' and 'Ecology and the Labour Movement', Raymond Williams is arguing the case for a political convergence. Socialism and the labour movement on the one hand, and the ecological or environmental movement on the other, should join forces and both be transformed in the process.

Nayvin Gordon (2021-09-23). Aided & Abetted by U.S. Politicians, Nature Unleashed Biological Warfare on the People. indybay.org Politicians have aided biological warfare against the people…

Sun Lung (2021-09-23). Another US attempt to discredit China. indybay.org In July 2021 the Biden's administration once again criticized the Chinese leadership. This time China was charged with organizing illegal activities in cyberspace which, for its part, creates a serious threat to the US national security.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Consumer Health: What do you know about rheumatic diseases? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Rheumatic Disease Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about four common rheumatic diseases: ankylosing spondylitis, gout, juvenile idiopathic arthritis and lupus. Ankylosing spondylitis Ankylosing spondylitis is an inflammatory disease that can cause some of the small bones in your spine to fuse. This fusing makes the spine less flexible and can result in a hunched-forward posture. If ribs are affected, it can be difficult to breathe deeply. Ankylosing spondylitis…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-23). Russian PMC Wagner Refused To Support Notorious African Dictator. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Equatorial Guinea's authorities have apparently believed all the rumors and reports about Russian mercenaries active in various locations around Africa and has decided it needed some PMCs for itself. | Reportedly, the country's Vice President Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mange made a secret visit to Moscow. There, the VP, who is also the President's son, tried to conclude agreements for PMCs' help in ensuring security in the country. It turned out that cooperation would imply the p…

sputniknews (2021-09-23). DHS Looks to Staff Gitmo Migrant Facility With Guards Who Speak Haitian Creole Amid US Border Surge. sputniknews.com In the early 90s, US Coast Guard cutters transported thousands of Haitians fleeing the coup-hit country to refugee camps based at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base. At one point, the detention facility came under human rights scrutiny, and was branded an "HIV prison camp" for its quarantining of HIV+ refugees and their relatives.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Mayo Clinic Minute: When spine surgery is the answer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Having a back injury can put a person's life on hold. While most people can find relief through nonsurgical methods like physical therapy, steroid injections and medication management, some patients, including those with spine disorders, may need surgical intervention.Dr. Matthew Neal, a Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon who specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery, says each patient's situation is unique. That's why what happens before surgery can be as important as what happens in the operating room….

Kenneth Surin (2021-09-23). Boris Johnson's Cabinet "Night of the Long Knives" counterpunch.org Taking up the position of education secretary is Baghdad-born Nadhim Zahawi, one of the Commons' richest MPs, who made his fortune in petroleum, and was previously minister in charge of Covid vaccines. The Tories make him a regular choice for radio and TV appearances, where his forte is sounding thoughtful while saying virtually nothing. But the true nature of the beast was revealed when Zahawi was caught charging the cost of heating his stables to parliamentary expenses.

Anonymous007 (2021-09-23). France Could "Cozy Up" With Russia Following Nuclear Submarine Debacle: National Interest. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | France could forge closer bonds with Russia in many fields, according to MSM outlet The National Interest is a premier outlet for all sorts of ridiculous and biased stories based, and this one is of little surprise. | France may move towards rapprochement with Russia after the creation of a new defense partnership AUKUS and the termination of a major contract for…

Editor2 (2021-09-23). Vietnam to Buy 10 Million Covid-19 Vaccine Doses from Cuba. orinocotribune.com The Vietnamese government has agreed to use the provision of "choosing contractors in special cases" to purchase 10 million Abdala vaccine doses from Cuba. | In a resolution issued Monday on buying Cuba's Abdala vaccine, produced by the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB), the government said the doses will be procured by a contractor chosen in line with the Law on Bidding for "special cases." | The resolut…

_____ (2021-09-23). Peru's Leftist President Calls for Global Agreement to End Vaccine Apartheid. commondreams.org

Rivera Sun (2021-09-23). 4,391+ Actions for a Better World. zcomm.org Campaign Nonviolence Action Week is bigger than ever…

teleSUR, SH (2021-09-23). Identifican objetos de indígenas yaqui desaparecidos en México. telesurtv.net La Fiscalía General del Estado de Sonora indicó que esperará los resultados de las pruebas de ADN para dar certeza científica de que se trate de los integrantes de la etnia.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). 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…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-23). In Video: Iraqi Air Force, Intelligence Killed Four Terrorists In Attack On Key ISIS Hideout In Hamrin. southfront.org On September 23, the Iraqi Air Force and intelligence carried out a joint attack on a key hideout of ISIS…

Local Volunteers (2021-09-23). Saturday 10/2: Danville: Women's March for Reproductive Rights. indybay.org Meet outside of Public Library at Danville Green, 400 front street, Danville, CA 94526 | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

Staff (2021-09-23). Raj Patel: Climate, Conflict and Capitalism Drive Global Hunger. COVID Made It Worse. democracynow.org With hunger growing across the globe during the pandemic, the United Nations is holding its first Food Systems Summit, but the gathering is facing fierce criticism for giving corporations an outsized role framing the agenda. The United Nations' own experts on food, human rights and the environment released a statement warning the summit could "serve the corporate sector" over the needs of workers, small producers, women and Indigenous peoples around the world. U.N. figures show the pandemic has increased the number of hungry people to 811 million, and nearly one in three people worldwide — almost 2.4 billio…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-23). Military Situation In Syria On September 23, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 23, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 26 times: 11 — in Idlib province, 11 — in Latakia province, 1 — in Hama province, 3 — in Aleppo province | On September 23, a car bomb explosion was reported in the city of Afrin | On September 23, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in Tadel area | On September 22, an Israeli drone reportedly was shot down by SAA air defens…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). 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…

sputniknews (2021-09-23). Photo: Armored Vehicles, National Guard Appear on Texas Border Amid Abbott's 'Steel Wall' Deployment. sputniknews.com Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas told US senators that he was "horrified to see" viral videos depicting horseback Border Patrol agents chasing down Haitian migrants at the US-Mexico border. Mayorkas also acknowledged that the US would be increasing the frequency and number of repatriation flights for detainees.

Animal Liberation Press Office (2021-09-23). Basque ALF Destroys 22 Hunting Stands. indybay.org Received anonymously:…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-23). Central Syria: Landmine Explosion Killed Or Wounded Nine Pro-Government Fighters. southfront.org File image. | On September 23, three pro-government fighters were killed and six others were wounded while taking part in a combing operation in central Syria as a result of a landmine explosion, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. | The London-based monitoring group said that the incident took place in the outskirts of the town of al-Sukhnah in the eastern countryside of Homs. The landmine was allegedly planted by ISIS cells. | One of the three men killed in the incident was reportedly a commander of…

Ari Paul (2021-09-23). Press Response to 'Tax the Rich' Dress Proves AOC's Point. zcomm.org Corporate media's response indicates that they are worried that history might be on Ocasio-Cortez and her dress's side…

Stanley Blair (2021-09-23). Public sector unionists fight for liveable income. greenleft.org.au Public sector workers in the Community and Public Sector Union, about to enter enterprise bargaining, are campaigning for wage rises that at least match inflation. Stanley Blair reports.

Paul Haeder (2021-09-23). Take Down this Blog, or Else! dissidentvoice.org No no no, that is not too harsh. Sub-humans? Really, that's wrong, off the mark or just plain mean? One of a thousand examples pulled from my file cabinet — I was substitute teaching in the Lincoln County School District. At the High School in Waldport. You know, short notice, no notes from the teacher …

Mirko C. Trudeau (2021-09-23). Naciones Unidas: Estamos al borde al abismo, øVamos a dar el paso al frente? globalizacion.ca Antonio Guterres, el portugués secretario general de la Organización de Naciones Unidas (ONU) inauguró el debate anual de la Asamblea General afirmando que enfrentamos la cascada de crisis más grande de nuestras vidas, entre ellas la del cambio climático, la…

Local Volunteers (2021-09-23). Saturday 10/2: Alameda: Women's March for Reproductive & Human Rights. indybay.org Washington Park (Upper Open Space by BB courts), 740 Central Ave., Alameda, CA 94501 | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

Brenda Norrell (2021-09-23). Remains in Desert Believed to be Kidnapped Yaqui from Bacum Pueblo. indybay.org Six bodies found in the Sonoran desert are believed to be those of Yaqui from Bacum Pueblo who were kidnapped when they went for a cow for a traditional feast. There was no news of the other four Yaqui from Bacum who were kidnapped. The Attorney General in the State of Sonora, south of the Arizona border, released the information late today.

sputniknews (2021-09-23). Moroccan Liberal Parties Form Coalition Government, Ousting Islamists After Decade of Rule. sputniknews.com After Morocco's ruling Justice and Development Party (PJD) was dealt a stinging defeat in elections earlier this month, several liberal parties have come together to form a coalition government with billionaire Aziz Akhannouch at the helm.

Local Volunteers (2021-09-23). Saturday 10/2: El Cerrito: Women's March for Rights to Health Care & Choice. indybay.org Outside of El Cerrito Plaza, 2000-8000 El Cerrito Plaza, El Cerrito, CA 94530 | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

Staff (2021-09-23). Send Haitian migrants to GITMO? Report that small detention facility in Guantanamo Bay will house migrants sparks outrage. rt.com The Biden administration is seeking guards fluent in Haitian Creole to staff a detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba — but it is far too small to have an impact on the thousands of Haitian migrants currently camped in Texas. | According to an NBC News report on Wednesday, the Department of Homeland Security posted a contract

David Swanson (2021-09-23). 325 Organizations Propose Climate Solution You've Never Heard Of. warisacrime.org By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, September 23, 2021 Yesterday something that has become tiresomely routine happened; I spoke to a college class about the most obvious climate solution, and neither the students nor the professor had ever heard of it. The 325 organizations (and climbing) listed at the bottom of this article are promoting …

Dave DeCamp (2021-09-23). Florida to Boycott Ben & Jerry's Parent Company Over Israeli Settlement Ban. news.antiwar.com Florida has announced that The UK-based company Unilever will be added to Florida's "Scrutinized Companies that Boycott Israel" list, which prohibits state investments and contracts with the company. Unilever will be added to the list on October 26th unless Ben & Jerry's reverses its decision, which is not expected. | The state of Florida has about $139 millio…

teleSUR, him, JL (2021-09-23). Denuncian masacre en Tumaco, la número 72 en Colombia. telesurtv.net El aumento de la violencia e inseguridad en varios departamentos de colombia ha aumentado ante la cercanía de las elecciones de 2022.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). 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…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-23). Progressive sections in UK vow to resist privatization of NHS. peoplesdispatch.org Trade Unions and health rights groups have said the Health and Care Bill introduced by the UK's Tory government will end up further privatizing key areas of the National Health Service…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). 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…

Malik Miah (2021-09-23). United States: Police, paramedics charged over Elijah McClain's death. greenleft.org.au A mother's determination, combined with the campaign for racial justice, scored an important victory on September 1, when three police officers and two paramedics were charged over the death of Elijah McClain in Colorado in 2019, reports Malik Miah.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Science Saturday: A fountain of youth for aging muscles. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Regenerative medicine could hold the keys to rejuvenating older muscles, and research supporting that will be featured at the Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery. Preclinical research by Helen Blau, Ph.D., Stanford University School of Medicine, discovered a protein that triggers muscle loss and a way to block it to restore youthful muscle strength. Dr. Blau, director of the Baxter Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology at Stanford University School of Medicine, will present her research in a virtual…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Asthma management planning can prevent asthma attacks. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Asthma is a condition where your airways narrow and swell and may produce extra mucus. This can make breathing difficult, and trigger coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath. Asthma is one of the most common long-term diseases in children, but adults can have asthma, too. Symptoms of asthma include: Shortness of breath.Chest tightness or pain.Wheezing when exhaling, which is a common sign of asthma in children.Trouble sleeping caused by shortness of breath, coughing or wheezing.Coughing…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-23). Next Turkish intervention? Algeria, Morocco clash over Western Sahara. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com ==== Turkish combat drones to be used in Western Sahara after Karabakh, Libya, Syria, Iraq, Donbass ==== Algeria closes airspace to all Moroccan planes Algeria's presidency has announced the closure of the country's airspace to all Moroccan planes, according to the presidency, in the latest dispute between the two neighbours at odds mainly over Western …

Judy Greenspan (2021-09-23). Thursday 9/23: Emergency Protest: Stop the Deportations of Haitian People. indybay.org Rally with speakers at the SF Federal Building, 7th Street, San Francisco.

South Front (2021-09-23). Video: Kiev Targets Civilians in Eastern Ukraine as Punishment for Crimea Election. globalresearch.ca

Anand Naidoo (2021-09-23). The Heat: U.S. pledges more vaccines, calls on world leaders. america.cgtn.com U.S. President Joe Biden announces the United States is donating another 500 billion vaccines to developing countries.

Jubilee USA Network (2021-09-23). White House Holds Global COVID Summit at United Nations. indybay.org On the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, President Biden virtually hosts world leaders to make commitments for global vaccine and health equipment distribution.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). COVID Queries: Delta breakthrough infections. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Q: Even people who have been vaccinated are getting sick with the delta variant, so why should I bother getting the shot? A: COVID-19 vaccines remain the best defense against COVID-19. By and large, it's the patients who have not been vaccinated who are getting the most severe disease from the delta variant. "There isn't a vaccine that is 100% effective at preventing illness," says Martin Herrmann, M.D., medical director of Mayo Clinic Health System…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). 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: …

teleSUR- lvm, JL (2021-09-23). Ministerio de Defensa peruano investiga decesos por explosión. telesurtv.net Tras la inspección de los daños el ministro Walter Ayala lamentó los decesos de los veteranos suboficiales Jorge Tasaico, de 55 años, y Marcelino Anampa, de 52 años.

Animal Liberation Press Office (2021-09-23). Sale of live crabs, lobsters and fur banned in Amsterdam markets. indybay.org Fur and live crabs and lobsters will no longer be allowed to be sold at markets in the Dutch capital from 2022. Amsterdam city council has decided to ban the sale on animal rights grounds, a pledge that was part of the current city coalition agreement.

Anonymous007 (2021-09-23). Military Situation In Yemen On September 23, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 192 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On September 22, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 9 airstrikes on the Abdiyah district | On September 22, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 4 airstrikes on the Harib district | On September 22, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 2 airstrikes on the Rahba area | On September 22, Saudi-led coalition warp…

sputniknews (2021-09-23). 'This Moment Demands Action': Biden Eyes Executive Actions After Fruitless Police Reform Talks. sputniknews.com US President Joe Biden says he will review executive actions after bipartisan police reform talks between Democrats and Republicans – sparked by the death of Minnesota man George Floyd – are officially over without a deal.

Tom Engelhardt (2021-09-23). Tomgram: Kelly Denton-Borhaug, War's End? warisacrime.org This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here. Everyone wants you to do it. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The World Health Organization. Your mother. Even Popeye. It's good for preventing everything from the common cold to Covid-19. And it only takes about 20 …

teleSUR, SH (2021-09-23). Argentina supera las 63 millones de vacunas recibidas. telesurtv.net Según el Monitor Público de Vacunación a la fecha se han distribuido 54.427.759 dosis de vacunas contra el coronavirus en Argentina.

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