Daily Archives: September 26, 2021

2021-09-26: News Headlines

Shatha Hammad (2021-09-26). Israeli forces kill five Palestinians during military raids near Jenin and Jerusalem. middleeasteye.net Israeli forces kill five Palestinians during military raids near Jenin and Jerusalem | Israel is reported to be holding the bodies of four of the Palestinians after operation in which two Israeli soldiers were critically injured | Sun, 09/26/2021 – 09: 32 | Boys check the scene where three Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces during a raid in Beit Anan in the occupied West Bank (Reuters) | Is…

news.un (2021-09-26). 'Humanity remains unacceptably close to nuclear annihilation, says UN chief on International Day. news.un.org "Now is the time to eliminate nuclear weapons from our world , and usher in a new era of dialogue, trust and peace", declared UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Sunday, marking the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons.

Marzieh Rahmani (2021-09-26). ISIL attack in Diyala of Iraqi leaves 7 dead, wounded. en.mehrnews.com According to Iraqi sources, an attack by a number of ISIL terrorists against positions of Iraqi security forces in the Diyala province left at least three dead and four wounded.

Peter Guest (2021-09-26). Gig Workers Around the World are Finally Organizing. zcomm.org Faced with fragility and uncertainty, gig workers are connecting across borders to challenge platforms' power and policies…

ecns.cn (2021-09-26). Afghanistan welcomes U.S. allowing assistance: official. ecns.cn The newly-formed administration of Afghanistan has welcomed the United States recent measure allowing flow of humanitarian assistance to the Asian country, the country's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Sunday.

Staff (2021-09-26). 'US didn't want to face the truth that it's no longer the global hegemon,' Russian spy chief tells RT after Afghanistan debacle. rt.com The US failed in Afghanistan because it miscalculated its own abilities and wanted to install its social model in a foreign land, the head of Russia's Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR), Sergey Naryshkin, has told RT. | "What happened in Afghanistan with the rushed withdrawal and fleeing of the puppet government is a consequence of America's destructive policies, as it tried to impose its social development model on Afghanistan," Naryshkin said in an interview with Oksana Boyko on Worlds Apart. | The spy chief said the blame for how the situation unfolded should be shared by the whole US intelligence community…

Editor2 (2021-09-26). India: Farmers Aim to Topple Modi at State Level. orinocotribune.com By Haris Zargar — Sep 23, 2021 | The ongoing farmers' agitation has unified farmers of all castes and religions, creating a new political challenge to Narenda Modi's party in the upcoming state elections. | As a deadlock over contentious agriculture laws continues, farmers in India are poised to intensify their agitation against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government. Farmers' leaders have vowed to oust the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the forthcoming assembly polls in crucial regions of the country — in the North Indian states of Punjab, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh. | On 5 September,

Mike Whitney (2021-09-26). The Conspiracy Theorists Were Right; It Is a "Poison-Death Shot" globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-26). Turkey hails Nagorno-Karabakh war as genesis of Brotherhood axis. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azerbaijani lands were liberated from occupation thanks to the strength of the army and the leadership of President Ilham Aliyev — Turkish Ambassador It is very important to talk about the 44-day war….National leader Heydar Aliyev bequeathed to liberate Karabakh, and thanks to the strength of the Azerbaijani army under the leadership of the Supreme …

Mickey Z. (2021-09-26). Taking a Look Around in The Home of the Brave‚Ñ¢. dissidentvoice.org These days, things appear to be happening at an accelerated pace. It can be challenging to keep up as a writer. Meanwhile, some events are interesting but may not warrant a full article of their own. Therefore, I will occasionally compile a few stories into one piece… starting with these three right here: If you've …

Sandipan Talukdar (2021-09-26). Sculptures of camels in Saudi Arabia may be older than Pyramids and Stonehenge, study finds. peoplesdispatch.org A new study suggests that the rock art of life-size camels in northwest Saudi Arabia dates to between 7000 and 8000 years ago, making it the oldest surviving three-dimensional animal relief known so far…

Dean Baker (2021-09-26). Paul Krugman, Going Green in China, and the Which Way Is Up Problem in Economics. cepr.net Paul Krugman's column this morning raises the issue of whether China is on the edge of seeing a real estate bubble burst, in the same way that Japan saw its real estate and stock bubble burst in 1990. Krugman points out that this did lead to slower growth for Japan, but it was not an …

In Defense of Liberation! (2021-09-26). People Aren't "Stupid" They're Made Ignorant. anchor.fm In this episode we go over one of my most awful habits, and some thing that those of us all over the world continue to support which is this mentality that some people are just stupid, or that some people are just ignorant. And that the reason why the working an oppressed people are suffering in the world is because they themselves are ignorant, and therefore it is their ignorance that is truly their oppression. But this is a copout, this is a counter revolutionary idea, because at the end of the day it is the oppressors which have made them ignorant. And it is those oppressor who are oppressing them, not the peo…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-26). Matthew Bryza hails Nagorno-Karabakh campaign as prototype for all future wars. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Excerpts from an article in the Azerbaijani press follow comments. Matthew Bryza's career in Eurasia has an illustrative trajectory. He served in the U.S. diplomatic corps in Poland in 1989-1991 during the final years of the Solidarno≈õƒá movement and the nation's departure from the Warsaw Pact and gravitation toward NATO. He is currently a senior …

Anonymous Contributor (2021-09-26). Drill Site Occupied As Wet'suwet'en Chiefs Call for Support. itsgoingdown.org Call for support and solidarity from the Gidimt'en Checkpoint and Wet'suwet'en chiefs. Learn more about the mobilization here. On September 22nd, 2021, after days of conflict between Gidimt'en/Cas Yikh Chiefs and members, Coastal GasLink and the RCMP, contractors completely cleared an archaeological site which has been destroyed with heavy machinery for the construction of a…

New Atlas (2021-09-26). US vs. China: Singapore — Where does the City-State Stand? newatlas.report September 26, 2021 (The New Atlas) — US Vice President Kamala Harris has visited Singapore as part of renewed efforts by the US to coerce nations in the Indo-Pacific region to aid in Washington's growing confrontation with China. How did Singapore respond and what does this mean for the short and long-term ambitions of the …

Editor2 (2021-09-26). Iraq: UNESCO to Return Stone Tablet. orinocotribune.com The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has announced that it is to return a 3,600-year-old stone tablet to Iraq. The artefact shows part of the Epic of Gilgamesh, an epic poem from ancient Mesopotamia. | According to the UN, the tablet will be returned at a ceremony in the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC today. | UNESCO said that another 17,000 artefacts that were also taken to Ame…

Pepe Escobar (2021-09-26). Eurasian Consolidation Ends the US Unipolar Moment. globalresearch.ca

Prof. John Ryan (2021-09-26). Afghanistan: Before and After US Intervention. globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2021-09-26). China to promote vocational training of migrant workers. ecns.cn China will promote vocational training of migrant workers as part of the efforts to consolidate its poverty alleviation outcomes, an official said Saturday.

Rabbi Hillel Handler (2021-09-26). Stop the Covid Holocaust! Open Letter. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-26). Pan-Turkic bloc sets its sights on Afghanistan. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Story follows below. The Turkic Council consists of two NATO member states, including the military bloc's second-largest power, and four members of NATO's Partnership for Peace transitional program. Kyrgyzstan hosted U.S. and NATO transit bases and Uzbekistan a German military base for NATO's war in Afghanistan. Afghanistan is where the Turkic Council and the Turkey-Azerbaijan-Pakistan-Qatar …

Ed Rampell (2021-09-26). The Murky Politics of Film Noir. counterpunch.org Special counsel Robert Mueller's 2019 Report On The Investigation Into Russian Interference In The 2016 Presidential Election probed crimes and misdemeanors at the highest levels of the Trump campaign and U.S. government. In what could be called The Other Muller Report, author Eddie Muller takes readers and cinefiles on a deep dive into a Hollywood crime genre full of hard-boiled gumshoes, femme fatales, crooked cops, hoods, corrupt politicians and businessmen, where GOP dirty trickster Roger Stone would feel right at home. But unlike the former FBI Director's Muller Report, Eddie Muller's Dark City, The Lost…

John C. A. Manley (2021-09-26). Vegan Restaurant Denies Me Service for Not Taking COVID Shot Derived from Fetal Heart Tissue. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-09-26). Biden's DOJ Sleight of Hand on Police Reform. popularresistance.org The radically spontaneous uprisings in response to the murder-by-cop of George Floyd in Minneapolis that rocked the entire country during the spring and summer of 2020, compelled a response from the feds. Any response by the feds, however, can't address the root causes of the problem. So Biden's DOJ is doing it's part to dress up the empire in a costume of genuine responsiveness to police reform.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-26). Russian Foreign Ministry mouthpiece addresses the shadow, ignores the substance. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Her comments are accurate as far as they go, but absent in them is the other Brussels-based bloc that is far more of a threat to the world — and surely to Russia — than the EU. That in fact is the senior partner in an arrangement in which the EU is the junior one. …

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-26). On anniversary of Karabakh war, Turkey and Azerbaijan hold combat exercise near Armenian border. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azerbaijan continues exercises with combat shooting jointly with Turkey in Nakhchivan Azerbaijani-Turkish "Indestructible Brotherhood — 2021" joint tactical exercises with combat shooting continue in Azerbaijan's Nakhchivan…. According to the exercise scenario, joint operations planning activities are carried out within the military decision-making process….

_____ (2021-09-26). Danny Glover Under Cover For Big Pharma And Insurance Companies. popularresistance.org Ask your liberal friends about Danny Glover. They will say — superstar actor featured in the Lethal Weapon film series. Civil rights activist. Democracy Now regular. Supporter of Bernie Sanders for President and for single payer national health insurance. But ask older Americans who watch a lot of cable television about Danny Glover, and they will tell you about Danny Glover — paid actor for big pharma and the insurance industry.

Prabir Purkayastha (2021-09-26). Science was yet another casualty of COVID-19 in India. peoplesdispatch.org A new report by the New York Times shows how the Narendra Modi government completely disregarded scientific evidence to further its immediate political interests during the first and second waves of COVID-19…

Fight Back (2021-09-26). NYC: BAYAN marks the 49th anniversary of martial law. fightbacknews.org New York, NY – On September 21, BAYAN North East and affiliated organizations rallied and marched to mark the 49th anniversary of martial law imposed by then-Philippines Dictator Ferdinand Marcos and to oppose the repression unleashed by the current President Rodrigo Duterte. | The event began at 4: 30 p.m. in the Dag Hammarskjà∂ld Plaza near the United Nations, where President Duterte was speaking at the General Assembly. All this was happening as the International Criminal Court was launching an investigation of the 'war on drugs' in the Philippines, which has killed over 26,000 people and resulted in coun…

Donovan Cleckley (2021-09-26). As the Body Is to the Mind. dissidentvoice.org Psychology, what the analyst makes of the mind, by necessity, must see toward the complex, above the ideologically convenient and beyond the simple. "Our psychology," William James writes, "must therefore take account not only of the conditions antecedent to mental states, but of their resultant consequences as well." Approaching the psyche, then, it is not …

OtherWords (2021-09-26). Fund the Jobs bill by taxing the Billionaires who have made the $1.8 trillion during the Pandemic. juancole.com By Chuck Collins | — ( Otherwords.org) — As lawmakers scramble to finalize a historic jobs and infrastructure package, huge fights are underway to figure out how to fund it. The simplest, most effective, and most popular way is to tax the extremely wealthy, like the billionaires who've seen their collective wealth grow by $1.8 …

Dongsheng News (2021-09-26). News on China | No. 69. dissidentvoice.org China deals with housing crisis caused by the real-estate developers, particularly, Evergrande. China punishes mining companies for criminal practices in the Democratic Republic of Congo and orders them back home. China also remembers the Mukden Incident, a Japanese pretext to invade and occupy Chinese territory.

Kerry Cardoza (2021-09-26). Museum Workers Are Joining the Growing Labor Movement. zcomm.org "During the pandemic, there were furloughs and layoffs. And workers realized that they had little to no job security in addition to low pay."

Dan Bacher (2021-09-26). Advocates Say Governor's $15 Billion Climate Package Fails to Address Fossil Fuels. indybay.org Food & Water Watch's California Director Alexandra Nagy released a statement in response to the Governor's press conference, noting that leaving out such as a "key accelerator" as drilling for fossil fuels is "wildly short sided."

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-26). 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…

Labor Video Project (2021-09-26). SF Solidarity With Haitians On US Border & US Out of Haiti Now! indybay.org Community activists rallied against the attacks by US ICE agents on Hatians in Texas.

Arnold August (2021-09-26). CLACS: A Significant Step Toward the Inevitable Replacement of the OAS. orinocotribune.com Leading up to the 6th Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CLACS, or CELAC for the Spanish-language acronym), hosted by Mexico on September 18 in its capital, with 31 states participating, there were great expectations for a dramatic statement from CLACS as to whether it would de facto replace the Washington-based OAS (Organization of American States). This prospect came about because of remarks by political leaders leading up to the summit. Fortunately, however, this dramatic shift did not take place. | President Nicolás Maduro set the tone by evoking, among other points, the r…

teleSUR, JDO, JCM (2021-09-26). Haití recuerda a EE.UU. que se construyó gracias a migrantes. telesurtv.net Primer Ministro haitiano, Ariel Henry, intervino en la ONU e instó a líderes mundiales a analizar las causas de las migraciones.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-26). Consumer Health: What is the flu? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Fever, upset stomach, diarrhea, sore throat, chills, coughing, sneezing and headache all can make you feel miserable. And when you're not feeling well, it sometimes can be hard to know exactly what's wrong and how you can help yourself feel better. With flu season approaching, this is a good time to look at the symptoms of what is — and is not — the flu. Common cold A runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, congestion, headache…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-26). Flu vaccine appointments across Southeast Minnesota. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org OWATONNA, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Health System will offer flu vaccination appointments to patients 6 months and older across Southeast Minnesota, starting Oct. 18. Patients can self-schedule a flu vaccination appointment through Patient Online Services or the Mayo Clinic App. Patients will be able to schedule an appointment by phone, beginning Oct. 4. Self-scheduling flu vaccine appointments is recommended, as this prevents wait times on the phone and preserves resources for COVID-19 care. Now more…

Ariel Dorfman (2021-09-26). Chile is Taking the Final Steps of Dismantling Dictatorship. zcomm.org Ariel Dorfman delivered these remarks at the 45th anniversary Letelier-Moffitt Memorial Program on September 19, 2021…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-26). 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: …

news.un (2021-09-26). 'Overwhelmed by old challenges', Caribbean leaders say COVID-19 has forced a new battle for the survival of their nations. news.un.org Caribbean island nations are under assault from the coronavirus pandemic even as they try to protect their communities from rising seas and raging storms, regional leaders said Saturday at the UN, where they called for bold action to tackle climate change and shore up public health systems.

Center for Biological Diversity (2021-09-26). New Study: Tiny Minority of Local Poachers Is Driving Red Wolves to Extinction. indybay.org Fewer Than 10 Red Wolves Remain in Wild…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-26). 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 (2021-09-26). West Nile virus cases reported across the US. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Female Culex mosquito, courtesy: CDC Cases of West Nile virus, a mosquito-borne illness, have been reported across the U.S. It's the leading cause of mosquito-borne disease in the continental U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)."We are currently seeing high levels of West Nile virus infection across many parts of the United States, including a higher number than normal of people with neuroinvasive disease ‚Äï the most severe form of infection,"…

Anonymous103 (2021-09-26). Russian PMCs In Mali: Another Bone Of Contention Between Paris And Moscow. southfront.org Illustrative Image | One of the important topics for discussion on the UN General Assembly was the situation in Mali, where local authorities were left alone with the terrorist threat after France's decision to end Operation Barkhan and withdraw its troops. | The Malian authorities have turned to Russia, one of Paris ' main competitors in Africa. | On September 25th, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov confirmed that Mali had addressed one of the Russian private military companies to assist in the fight against terrorism, noting that the Russian government has nothing to do with this issue."They appealed to a…

Daniel Ellsberg (2021-09-26). Milley, China and the Danger of Nuclear War. zcomm.org Gen. Milley's call to China may have prevented a near catastrophe, as happened in 1983 when the Soviet Union believed Reagan had gone mad and planned a first strike…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-26). More Than 3,200 Gunmen Have Joined Russian-Sponsored Reconciliation Process In Syria's Daraa — Report. southfront.org Syrian troops deploying in the al-Yarmouk valley in western Daraa on September 25. Click to see full-size image. | More than 3,200 gunmen have so far joined the Russian-sponsored reconciliation process in the southern Syrian governorate of Daraa, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported on September 25. | According to the London-based monitoring group, the number includes 1,100 gunmen from Daraa al-Balad, the southern part of Daraa city, and 2,100 others from the western countryside of the governorate. | The gunmen,…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-26). Heart rhythm disorders: Mayo Clinic Healthcare expert shares 5 things it's important to know. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World Heart Day is Sept. 29 LONDON — Heart rhythm disorders are one of the most common cardiac problems. Arrhythmias cause the heart to beat too fast, too slow, or irregularly. People can be born with them or develop them during their lives. Elijah Behr, M.D., a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London, shares five developments in the prevention, detection and treatment of arrhythmias. What cardiologists now know about arrhythmias and COVID-19: "We know…

Doctors for COVID Ethics (2021-09-26). J'Accuse! The Gene-based "Vaccines" Are Killing People. Governments Worldwide Are Lying to You the People, to the Populations They Purportedly Serve. globalresearch.ca The Signal of Harm is now indisputably overwhelming, and, in line with universally accepted ethical standards for clinical trials, Doctors for Covid Ethics demands that the 'Covid' vaccine programme be halted immediately.

Dan Bacher (2021-09-26). Time and Again: An exhibition centering on Rigo 23's statue of Native activist Leonard Peltier. indybay.org This exhibit centers on "Leonard Peltier – Waiting," a mixed media 12 X 6 X 9 foot statue that is based on a painted self-portrait that Peltier painted from prison. The statue has been exhibited in four other venues, in Washington, DC; Los Angeles and San Francisco, according to Rigo 23.

Staff (2021-09-26). At least 3 dead, multiple injured as train with 146 passengers derails in remote Montana area. rt.com Several people were killed and scores were injured after seven cars of an Amtrak train derailed in Montana, close to Canada's border. Photos from the scene show one of the cars on its side along the tracks. | The incident took place near Joplin, a town of some 200 people in Liberty County, Montana around 4pm local time. | We derailed Amtrak has confirmed that its Empi…

Peter Koenig (2021-09-26). Video: Towards Digital Tyranny. # Say No to the Covid Vaccine Passport. globalresearch.ca What is Agenda ID2020? | Behind its development is the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation — with support of the Rockefeller Foundation — and others belonging to the sinister all-digitization, depopulation and eugenics agenda. | It is an alliance of public-private partners, …

Rescue Pacifica (2021-09-26). Want a democratic KPFA/Pacifica? Vote for the RESCUE PACIFICA slate of candidates. indybay.org If listeners and supporters of Pacifica and KPFA want a democratic KPFA/Pacifica they should support Rescue Pacifica's slate.

Maxine Waters (2021-09-26). End "Inhumane" Deportation & Whipping of Haitian Asylum Seekers. zcomm.org U.S. Border Patrol agents on horseback were filmed chasing, grabbing and whipping Haitian asylum seekers who had gathered in a makeshift camp in Del Rio, Texas…

Jeffrey St. Clair (2021-09-26). Roaming Charges: When the Whip Comes Down. zcomm.org The US is whipping people on the border to preserve a democracy that is incapable of changing a system most of its citizens find morally abhorrent…

WorkWeek (2021-09-26). New Orleans ATU 1560 President Valerie Jefferson Fights Firing, For Justice & Human Right. indybay.org

Klaus Weinert (2021-09-26). Limitation to 1.5 degrees is not possible with our economic system. indybay.org In economics, an international mainstream dominates, which establishes optimized formal models that exclude many areas of economic relations, such as feminism, historical school, as well as post-Keynesianism, which considers the importance of demand and demand to be at least as important as good conditions for companies.

Anonymous007 (2021-09-26). Military Situation In Donetsk People's Republic On September 26, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | 1. UAF in Verhnetoretskoe shelled DPR positions in Mikhailovka with 120-mm artillery | 2. UAF in Verhnetoretskoe shelled DPR positions in Verhnetoretskoe with 82-mm artillery | 3. UAF in Verhnetoretskoe shelled DPR positions in Panteleymonovka with 122-mm artillery | 4. UAF in Vodyane shelled DPR positions in Sakhanka with grenade launchers | 5. DPR forces in Verhnetoretskoe shelled UAF positions in Verhnetoretskoe with 120-mm artillery | 6. DPR forces in Al…

Fabian Scheidler (2021-09-26). Overcoming the epidemic of loneliness. indybay.org The planet can do without human beings, but humanity cannot do a second without the planet. A subsystem can never dominate the superordinate system, nor can it grow indefinitely within it. For this simple reason, the two central premises of industrial society – endless growth and domination of nature – are deadly illusions based on a reversal of the real order of priorities.

Laura Wells (2021-09-26). United States Out of Nicaragua — United People In! indybay.org The people of Nicaragua need our solidarity. They are in danger of the Biden administration increasing Trump-era US sanctions, and need more solidarity, especially from US progressives, rather than critique. US citizens can help the "pueblo" by actively opposing the RENACER act, no matter what critiques anyone has concerning their president Daniel Ortega.

Karl Paulnack (2021-09-26). The Power of Music and Art. zcomm.org Music has a way of finding the big, invisible moving pieces inside our hearts and souls and helping us figure out the position of things inside us. Let me give you some examples of how this works…

Jeffrey St. Clair (2021-09-26). Smoke and Ruins: Deep Time in Paquimé. counterpunch.org Entry into underground chamber, Paquimé complex. Photo: Jeffrey St. Clair. | The town is Nuevo Casa Grande in the Chihuahua province of northern Mexico, 100 miles or so southwest of El Paso. It is an old place with a new name. We are sitting outside a dusty cantina made of mud the color of salmon flesh. The finger traces of its builders streak the walls. The window and door frames are turquoise, the paint peeling off in blue scales. | The waitress has left us dark bottles of home-brewed beer and basket of chile peppers, poblanos and serranos, little green sticks of dynamite. We eat them until our mouths are en…

_____ (2021-09-26). The Entire United States Is Now the Reichstag Building. commondreams.org

Anonymous669 (2021-09-26). 24 Syrian Militants Killed Or Wounded In New Wave Of Russian Airstrikes On Turkish-Occupied Afrin (Photos, Video). southfront.org On September 26, a new wave of Russian airstrikes targeted the Turkish-occupied area of Afrin in Syria's northern region. Three…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-26). Casualties Reported After New Missile Strike On Yemen's Ma'rib, Houthis Blamed (Photos). southfront.org Illustrative image, source: the Houthis media wing. | Early on September 26, two ballistic missiles struck the central Yemeni city of Ma'rib that is held by Saudi-backed forces. | The attack took place as Saudi Arabia's allies in the city, including senior local officials, were gathered to celebrate the September 26 Revelation that saw the birth of the Republic of Yemen in 1970. | Col. Yahya Al-Hatami, head of the Military Information Department in the pro-Saudi wing of the Yemeni military, said that the missiles landed…

Brenda Norrell (2021-09-26). 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 (2021-09-26). Russia Has 'Thoughtful Optimism' on Possibility of Restoring Iran Nuclear Deal – Lavrov. sputniknews.com UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) – Russia hopes that all the original participants in the Iran nuclear deal will return to compliance with the agreement, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly (UNGA).

Ruth Robertson (2021-09-26). Peace Sculpture Dedicated on the Peninsula. indybay.org Members of the Peninsula Branch of Women's International League of Peace and Freedom held a peace sculpture dedication ceremony on September 24 in Atherton, CA.

Dona Nobis Pacem (2021-09-26). Californians Observe International Day of Peace. indybay.org On the street in San Francisco and in the park in Monterey.

Julia Conley, Common Dreams (2021-09-26). Supreme Court Announces Date for Case Directly Challenging Roe v. Wade. indybay.org Abortion rights advocates geared up for a major fight as the U.S. Supreme Court announced it will soon hear arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, a case in Mississippi which poses a direct challenge to Roe vs. Wade.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-09-26). The 2020-21 Worldwide Corona Crisis: Destroying Civil Society, Engineered Economic Depression, Global Coup d'État and the "Great Reset" globalresearch.ca We are at the crossroads of one of the most serious crises in modern history. We are living history, yet our understanding of the flow of events since January 2020 has been blurred. Worldwide, people have been misled both by their governments and the media.

CPVAW (2021-09-26). Friday 10/22: Cyber Abuse & How to Stop It. indybay.org Free Online Event. RSVP is required to receive the Zoom link: www.eventbrite.com/e/cyber-abuse-how-to-… | The link will be sent closer to the date of the event.

Labor Video Project (2021-09-26). New Orleans ATU 1560 Pres Valerie Jefferies Fired By RTA For Defending Worker/Human Rights. indybay.org

ecns.cn (2021-09-26). Xinjiang's demographic development marks success of healthy population growth of ethnic minorities: white paper. ecns.cn The demographic development of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region bears witness to the region's social progress and marks the success of a unified multiethnic country in ensuring the healthy population growth of its ethnic minorities.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-26). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-26). Mayo Clinic Minute: Are plant-based burgers better for you? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Plant-based burgers have soared in popularity over the past couple of years. Are these meat alternatives healthier for you than the real thing? Introducing more plant-based foods in your diet is a good thing, says Katherine Zeratsky, a Mayo Clinic registered dietitian nutritionist, but pay attention to the ingredients. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute. youtu.be/9cBAjhTIg-g Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 58) is in the downloads at the end of…

Reclaim Our Power Utility Justice Campaign (2021-09-26). PG&E Wildfire Plan Roundly Criticized, Does Not Get CPUC Approval. indybay.org Press Release from Reclaim Our Power Utility Justice Campaign. This is the largest coalition of organizations fighting for a transformation of California's energy system. Made up of environmental justice organizations, energy organizations, fire survivors, labor organizations and community groups, the campaign represents over 75 groups from across the state and many thousands of Californians.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-26). Mayo Clinic Minute: Importance of exercise for men with prostate cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men worldwide. It's important that men are screened for the disease to catch it early, and a recent study shows that exercise and physical activity as an additional therapy may help improve patient outcomes. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/iPkYBSrb5wY Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 02) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. Exercise is good…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-26). Mayo Clinic Healthcare and Bupa UK Insurance announce new agreement. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic Healthcare, the London facility of acclaimed healthcare provider Mayo Clinic, and Bupa, the UK's leading health insurer, have announced a new two-year agreement to deliver care to Bupa's customers. Mayo Clinic Healthcare, 15 Portland Place, London The agreement enables Bupa's UK health insurance customers to access care at Mayo Clinic Healthcare, including consultations, diagnostics, endoscopy, MRI and CT services at the clinic in Portland Place, London. Mayo Clinic Healthcare also provides a secondary…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-26). Military Situation In Syria On September 26, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 25, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 26 times: 11 — in Idlib province, 2 — in Latakia province, 2 — in Hama province, 1 — in Aleppo province | On September 26, Russian warplanes attacked positions of Turkish-backed forces in al-Barah area | On September 26, Russian warplanes attacked positions of Turkish-backed forces in Kansafra area | On September 26, Russian warplanes attacked p…

ecns.cn (2021-09-26). Xinjiang's 'genocide' accusations lay bare hegemonic mindset of anti-China forces: white paper. ecns.cn The accusations of "genocide" in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region conjured up by the anti-China forces in some countries such as the United States lay bare their hideous double standards, hypocrisy, and hegemonic mindset.

Local Volunteers (2021-09-26). Saturday 10/2: Pacifica: Women's March for Reproductive Justice. indybay.org Pacifica State Beach – parking lot B, 5116 Coast Highway, Pacifica, CA 94044 | Please wear a MASK. Please follow SMC COVID guidelines while attending this protest: www.smchealth.org/pod/covid-19-requireme…

_____ (2021-09-26). Coalition Slams UN Food Summit for Peddling 'Corporate-Led False Solutions' to Hunger. commondreams.org The Republicans smell blood in the water. Is it possible to overstate how dangerous this situation has become?

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-26). 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 (2021-09-26). 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….

Anonymous669 (2021-09-26). Four Palestinian Fighters Killed, Two Israeli Soldiers Seriously Wounded In West Bank Raids (Video, Photos). southfront.org File image. | Early on September 26, Israeli forces carried out a series of raids in the West Bank targeting the members of a Hamas cell that was supposedly preparing to carry out an attack. | The raids were carried out by a joint force of the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF), Shin Bet security service, Israel Police and Border Police. | "Security forces operated tonight against Hamas terrorists who were about to carry out terror attacks in the immediate timeframe," Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said commenting on the rai…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-26). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-26). 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…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-26). In Video: Turkish-Backed Syrian Militants Destroy Empty Building In Response To Deadly Russian Airstrikes. southfront.org Illustrative image. | The Syrian Front for Liberation (SFL) has responded to the The Turkish-backed front claimed that the building, which is located to the south of Afrin, was a joint headquarters of the S…

The Conversation (2021-09-26). The Relentless Decline of Arctic Sea Ice is a Dangerous signal of the Climate Emergency. juancole.com By Alek Petty and Linette Boisvert | — September marks the end of the summer sea ice melt season and the Arctic sea ice minimum, when sea ice over the Northern Hemisphere ocean reaches its lowest extent of the year. For ship captains hoping to navigate across the Arctic, this is typically their best chance …

Local Volunteers (2021-09-26). Saturday 10/2: Half Moon Bay: Protest in Support of Reproductive Justice & Freedom. indybay.org Mac Dutra Park, 504 Main Street, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

Anonymous103 (2021-09-26). UAE-Israel Relations Risk Being Built On Questionable Assumptions. southfront.org Illustrative Image | Written by A year of diplomatic relations between the United Arab Emirates and Israel has proven to be mutually beneficial. The question is whether the assumptions underlying the UAE's initiative that led three other Arab countries to also formalise their relations with the Jewish state will prove to be correct in the medium and long term. | UAE Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed laid out the strategic assumptions underlying his establishment of diplomatic relations, as well as its tim…

Paul Haeder (2021-09-26). Banning Books is just One Form of Closed Mindedness, Closed Democracy. dissidentvoice.org Note: I try and keep the plates spinning in Newport-Lincoln County, where I live, write and work. So, this piece came out in the rag, The Newport News Times, a Wednesday and Friday newspaper sucking wind for sure, but still, a newspaper. This is what the community standards can take, so after this piece, I'll …

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2021-09-26). Video: NATO's War on Yugoslavia, Kosovo, "Hotbed of Crime". Amb. James Bissett, Prof. Michel Chossudovsky. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous007 (2021-09-26). Military Situation In Yemen On September 26, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 233 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On September 25, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 12 airstrikes on the Harib and Jubah districts | On September 25, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 3 airstrikes on the Khab and Shaaf district | On September 25, Ansar Allah attacked positions of Saudi coalition in Najran Airport with a suicide drone | On S…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-26). 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 (2021-09-26). 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…

Bernie Sanders (2021-09-26). Why We Need the $3.5 Trillion Reconciliation Bill. zcomm.org When we go forward and do that, when we protect our children and the elderly and the environment, we are going to create millions of good-paying jobs, put people to work rebuilding this country in a way that is long, long overdue…

DMZ (2021-09-26). 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 (2021-09-26). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Children and storm anxiety. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 6-year-old son becomes anxious and agitated whenever it storms. I have noticed that this behavior has become more frequent since we had to evacuate last year for a few days due to a pending hurricane. What can I do to help my child overcome his fear of storms? He is always asking about the weather whenever we leave the house, and if the sky darkens, he asks if we need to take…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-26). Turkish-Backed Militants Fired At Russian Helicopters Conducting Patrol Over Northeastern Syria. southfront.org FILE PHOTO: Russian MI-24 attack helicopter over the Hmeimim air base in Syria © Dmitriy Vinogradov / Sputnik | On September 26 afternoon, Turkish-backed militants in northeastern Syria opened fire at two Russian military helicopters which were conducting a patrol over the region. | According to the Hawar News Agency, which is affiliated with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), the incident took place near the town of Tell Tamr in the northern countryside of al-Hasakah. The helicopters returned fire then retreated to SDF-he…

Cynthia Chung (2021-09-26). History of Neo-Conservatism: From Burnham's "Managerial Revolution" to the WEF's "Great Reset" globalresearch.ca

Curt Wechsler (2021-09-26). Stop the Fascist Assault on Abortion Rights! indybay.org The Refuse Fascism Bay Area Chapter will feature a Handmaid's Tale contingent for the Women's March. Costumes will be available. | Assemble 10: 30am | West side of Main Library | 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-26). 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…

Planned Parenthood (2021-09-26). Saturday 10/2: Raise Your Voice for Freedom of Choice Virtual Rally w/ Planned Parenthood. indybay.org Online rally via Zoom…

Anonymous103 (2021-09-26). U.S. B-52H Bomber Intercepted Near Russian Border (Photos). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Russian Ministry of Defense published photos of the US Air Force aircraft, which approached the border of the Russian Federation. | A strategic bomber B-52H of the US Air Force approached the border of the Russian Federation in the Pacific Ocean on September 26th. | The U.S. aircraft was detected by the Russian air defense forces in the Far Eastern Military District."Violations of the state border of the Russian Federation, as well as dangerous approaches of aircraft in the air were avoided," the statement by the Russian Defence Mistry said. | According to the Ministry, the U.S.

ecns.cn (2021-09-25). National security office of central gov't says U.S. plotting to wage 'color revolution' in Hong Kong. ecns.cn A fact sheet on U.S. interference in Hong Kong affairs released by the Chinese Foreign Ministry revealed that the United States has been plotting to wage a "color revolution" in Hong Kong, the Office for Safeguarding National Security of the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) has said.

Rima Najjar (2021-09-25). Wanted: A Palestinian Front for All Seasons. globalresearch.ca

Bertil Lintner (2021-09-25). Quad and AUKUS building a bulwark against China. asiatimes.com In the wake of the formation of a new strategic alliance comprising the United States, Britain and Australia, President Joseph Biden hosted the first in-person meeting at the White House with three prime ministers: Australia's Scott Morrison, Japan's Yoshihide Suga and India's Narendra Modi. Biden said at the White House meeting with the Quad, or …

Alan MacLeod (2021-09-25). Havana Syndrome, Directed Energy Weapons, and the New Cold War. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-09-25). Report: NYC Food Delivery Workers Face Low Pay, High Risks. popularresistance.org New York City's 65,000+ food delivery workers were celebrated as essential workers throughout the pandemic. But according to a damning new study, they aren't actually being treated that way—instead, they routinely earn low wages well below New York's minimum wage, lack basic labor and employment protections, and face dangerous working conditions on the streets of NYC. | The report released this week, which was conducted by advocacy group Worker's Justice Project in partnership with Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations, is a four-month-long survey (December 2020-April 2021) of 500 ap…

teleSUR (2021-09-25). Bolivarian Officials Arrive in Mexico to Talks With Opposition. telesurenglish.net On Saturday, a Venezuelan governmental delegation headed by Parliament's President Jorge Rodriguez arrived in Mexico where the third round of political talks with opposition sectors will take place. | RELATED: | Previously, President Nicolas Maduro demanded concrete advances in the negotiations, especially on the release of assets blocked abroad and the lifting of sanctions on the Bolivarian nation. | Rodriguez announced th…

Dr. Gary G. Kohls (2021-09-25). What Everybody Needs to Know About the Annual Flu Shots, Before Giving Fully-informed Consent. globalresearch.ca

G. Dunkel (2021-09-25). New York solidarity with Zimbabwe. workers.org On the eve of the opening of the United Nations' General Assembly in New York City, the Brooklyn-based December 12th Movement organized a Pan-African support rally Sept. 18 with the theme: "Zimbabwe will never be a colony again." Zimbabwe, formerly known as Rhodesia, won its independence in 1979 in a . . . |

teleSUR (2021-09-25). 'Absent State', LGTBI+ Community Activists Yell in Uruguay. telesurenglish.net On Friday, Hundreds of activists took to the streets in Uruguay to celebrate the traditional March for Diversity to defend the LGTBI+ community's rights in this South American nation. | RELATED: | Under heavy rain and chanting, thousands of people marched from the Libertador and Paysandu avenues to 1ro de Mayo square in the capital Montevideo. | This parade was promoted under the slogan "Absent State" to make visible…

Staff (2021-09-25). Venezuelan Government and Opposition Resume Mexico Talks Today — 3rd Round. orinocotribune.com The objective of the dialogues is to reach agreements that would return Venezuela's extremist opposition to the democratic process, and the lifting of economic sanctions. | The delegations from the Venezuelan government and the opposition meet again this Friday, September 24 for the third round of dialogues in the Mexican capital, with the mediation of the Norway, know as the Mexico Talks. | The head of the government delegation, Jorge Rodríguez, declared that this new round of discussions will focus on Venezuela's request for the return of the assets stolen from the South American country and held in bank accoun…

AT Contributor (2021-09-25). Meng freedom unlocks China hostage diplomacy case. asiatimes.com Canada freed a Chinese telecoms executive and two Canadians imprisoned in what China's Western critics branded "hostage diplomacy" headed home Friday, drawing a close to an episode that has poisoned ties between the two countries and Washington. Meng Wanzhou — the 49-year-old daughter of Ren Zhengfei, the billionaire founder of world-leading telecoms equipment supplier Huawei …

ecns.cn (2021-09-25). Meng Wanzhou returning to China. ecns.cn Through unremitting efforts of the Chinese government, Ms. Meng Wanzhou has already left Canada, on 24 September local time, on a charter flight organized by the Chinese government. She will soon return to her home country and reunite with her family.

Daniel Williams (2021-09-25). NATO countries ponder alliance without Washington. asiatimes.com US President Joe Biden's downgrading of NATO's strategic importance, as shown by his casual diplomatic disregard of Europe in making foreign policy decisions related to it, has left some in the alliance to think of going it alone. The problem is there no easy decoupling from US domination of NATO nor even a smaller parallel …

ecns.cn (2021-09-25). 65 countries oppose interference in China's internal affairs under pretext of human rights. ecns.cn Pakistan on Friday delivered a joint statement on behalf of 65 countries at the 48th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, stressing that respect for the sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of states and non-interference in the internal affairs of sovereign states represent basic norms that govern international relations.

Ricardo Vaz, Andreína Chávez Alava (2021-09-25). Venezuela: Opposition Leader Guaidó Under Fire Over Alleged $1.3 Billion Settlement. venezuelanalysis.com Multinational corporations look to collect on arbitration awards as the US-backed opposition's management of foreign assets is increasingly challenged.

Kevin Gosztola (2021-09-25). 9/11 Cinema: Karl Rove Asks Hollywood To Help 'Win The War On Evil'. thedissenter.org Following the 9/11 attacks, Bush administration senior adviser Karl Rove went to Hollywood for a meeting on their role in 'war on terrorism.'

_____ (2021-09-25). Movements In The US Call To Expand Healthcare Access. popularresistance.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…

Sara Flounders (2021-09-25). In New York City, taxi drivers demand debt forgiveness. workers.org The New York Taxi Workers Alliance organized a Sept. 19 rally and a 24/7 protest encampment for Debt Forgiveness at City Hall in Manhattan. Thousands of drivers are locked in lifelong debt and are at risk of bankruptcy, of losing their homes, cabs and savings. The drivers are heavily in . . . |

Ted Kelly (2021-09-25). 'Tear Down the Walls! Free Them All!'. workers.org The following are excerpts given at a Sept. 19 "Shut Down Fayette" rally in front of Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pa. Old Jail Museum plaque, Jim Thorpe, PA (originally Mauch Chunk, named by Munsee-Lenape Delaware peoples) My great-great-grandfather, Michael Kelly, was born in Schuylkill County. His parents were from . . . |

Dr. Bryan Ardis (2021-09-25). Video: Covid-19, "What are They Doing to These Patients". Dr. Bryan Ardis, Dr. Wolfgang Wodarg, Dr. Reiner Fuellmich. globalresearch.ca

Andrew Korybko (2021-09-25). The US, UK, Australia (AUKUS) Alliance against France. globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2021-09-25). Fact sheet exposes U.S. meddling in Hong Kong. ecns.cn The Foreign Ministry on Friday issued a fact sheet revealing how the United States has interfered in Hong Kong affairs and supported anti-China and destabilizing forces, and said that China will make a firm and strong response.

Michael Welch (2021-09-25). Canadian Election 44: No Mice in the Field of Cats. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-09-25). Haitian Rights Are Migrant Rights. popularresistance.org The International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families, which was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly resolution in December 1990, took the Universal Declaration of Human Rights a step further, and other human rights conventions and treaties by the UN (United Nations) and the ILO (International Labor Organization), as well as the Convention on the Rights of the Child and was intentional to include migrants, both as they actively migrated and as they settled as immigrants, and categorized them as economic migrants, migrant workers, women, childr…

Staff (2021-09-25). Facebook Finances Propaganda for and Against Certain Politicians. orinocotribune.com Facebook used its News Innovation Test program to support Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's election campaign in the recent federal elections in Canada. In July 2021, Facebook signed a support agreement with Canadian media companies Black Press Media and Glacier Media and with national newspaper The Globe and Mail. | Facebook distributed a total of $8 million among 14 Canadian outlets that participated in the program. | In Argentina in August 2021, Facebook signed an agreement with more than 150 national and local circulation newspapers, supposedly to guarantee that Argentine President Alberto Fernández co…

Kourosh Karimi-Cherkandi, Michael Porter (2021-09-25). Los Angeles, Long Beach protests demand George W. Bush's arrest for war crimes. liberationnews.org Iraq War veteran Mike Prysner interrupted Bush's speech where he asked him to apologize for his crimes against humanity.

David Masciotra (2021-09-25). How the Religious Right Continues to 'Poison Everything'. progressive.org A new book on Christian conservatism tells how evangelicals pivoted from supporting segregation to opposing abortion.

ecns.cn (2021-09-25). China vows to continue support for UN nuclear test ban treaty. ecns.cn China will never be an obstacle to a multilateral treaty that bans all nuclear tests, and will continue to make contribution to facilitate its entry into force, a Chinese envoy reiterated Friday to a high-level United Nations conference.

Stansfield Smith (2021-09-25). Alabama Coal Miners' ongoing Six Month Strike against BlackRock's Warrior Met. dissidentvoice.org 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 …

Renee Parsons (2021-09-25). "US Sovereignty": NATO Takes over Norfolk Naval Base. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-09-25). Study: Nearly 2 Million Workers Die From Work-Related Issues Yearly. popularresistance.org The WHO/ILO Joint Estimates of the Work-Related Burden of Disease and Injury, 2000-2016, conducted before the outbreak of the global COVID-19 pandemic, gives a glimpse of the terrible toll taken on the international working class by the insatiable profit drive of the corporations. Globally, 34.3 out of every 100,000 people over age 15 die each year from work-related causes. | The WHO/ILO study was compiled using strict statistical standards with the collaboration of more than 220 experts from 35 countries. It considers risk factors, including exposure to carcinogens, air pollution, workplace injuries and long wor…

Gary Olson (2021-09-25). Decolonizing Minds, Including My Own, About U.S. Capitalist State Settler Colonialism. dissidentvoice.org The discovery of gold and silver in America, the extirpation, enslavement and entombment in mines of the aboriginal population, the beginning of the conquest and looting of the East Indies, the turning of Africa into a warren for the hunting of black skins, signaled the rosy dawn of the era of capitalist production. These idyllic …

Azadeh Shahshahani (2021-09-25). Afghanistan and Beyond: End U.S. War-Making Everywhere. globalresearch.ca

teleSUR (2021-09-25). Germany: Three Main Candidates Run To Succeed Merkel on Sunday. telesurenglish.net Germany's election campaign concluded on Friday ahead of parliamentary elections to be held on Sept. 26 when three main candidates will seek to replace Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has been in office for almost 16 years. | RELATED: | On Sunday, some 60 million voters are called to the polls to elect the new Parliament and thus also a new government for the next four years. | Armin Laschet representing the conservative party currently in power, Olaf Sch…

_____ (2021-09-25). 'They Saw Me And Thought The Worst'. popularresistance.org As Sojourner Gibbs pulled out of her parking space at a Sam's Club in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, one afternoon last summer, she felt the familiar, sickening symptoms of diabetic shock. Weakness, confusion. She began to sweat and shake uncontrollably. And then, Gibbs said, panic set in. | Her car lurched forward a few feet. She slammed on the brakes. The groceries she had just purchased for her family's Juneteenth barbecue jostled in the back. People started honking their horns. A concerned woman walked up to her car. "I'm a diabetic! I need help!" Gibbs yelled. | The woman called 911. Dispatcher notes show a re…

_____ (2021-09-25). New Phase Of Economic Attacks And Hybrid War On Nicaragua. popularresistance.org The US Congress Invited Neoconservative Regime-Change Strategists To Discuss The Next Stage Of Hybrid Warfare On Nicaragua's Sandinista Government, Which Will Likely Involve Creating An Economic Blockade, Refusing To Recognize The Legitimacy Of President Daniel Ortega, And Borrowing Tactics The Trump Administration Used In Its Coup Attempt In Venezuela.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-09-25). "Shrink the World's Population": Secret 2009 Meeting of Billionaires "Good Club" globalresearch.ca Revised version …

Gloria Rubac (2021-09-25). Changing racist name of prisons is 'like putting lipstick on a pig'. workers.org Outrage over the Minneapolis police murder of George Floyd in May 2020 was immediate. This righteous anger took many forms, from marches and rallies to toppling racist statues, shutting down highways and even setting fire to police stations. The disgust was palpable and widespread. W. F. Ramsey prison farm in . . . |

Clean Energy Wire (2021-09-25). Fridays for Future plans Climate Strike in over 350 German cities ahead of National Election. juancole.com ( Clean Energy Wire ) — Activists from student climate movement Fridays for Future plan to take to the streets worldwide and in over 350 German cities for a global strike on 24 September, just two days ahead of the German federal election. The group calls for "socially just and consistent measures to limit global …

Foreign Policy in Focus (2021-09-25). Child Labor is Growing: Which Side Are Democracies On? juancole.com ( Foreign Policy in Focus ) — This is the Year for the Elimination of Child Labor. What can democracies do to make this a reality? By Timothy Ryan | September 23, 2021 Two years ago, when Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro favorably promoted the idea of labor for children as young as eight or nine, …

TASS (2021-09-25). West tries to divert attention from Kiev's failure to implement Minsk accords – Lavrov. tass.com The second reason why they are acting so is probably simply diplomatic unprofessionalism, a lack of foreign policy professionalism, Lavrov added…

WSWS (2021-09-25). WHO/ILO study says nearly 2 million workers globally die from work-related issues each year. wsws.org The report documents the enormous toll taken by unhealthy work environments, citing long hours as the leading health risk having caused 750,000 work-related deaths in 2016.

_____ (2021-09-25). These GOP Grifters Will Be the Death of This Republic. commondreams.org After half a century studying the issue, here's lesson number one: Wars are bad and empire is folly.

Peoples Health Dispatch (2021-09-25). Lebanon's political and economic crisis hits health sector. peoplesdispatch.org Lebanese public health experts Aline Germani and Samer Jabbour discuss the impact of the political and economic crisis in the country, and the implications for the health sector. They also talk about the expectations from the new government…

_____ (2021-09-25). What I Know After 50 Years of Covering Foreign Policy: War and Empire Are Bad. commondreams.org "The U.N. has finally made it clear what 'multilateralism' is all about—paying lip service to the people while skewing priorities for the interests of imperialists and monopoly capitalists."

teleSUR, yart, NG (2021-09-25). Jóvenes en el mundo se manifiestan contra el cambio climático. telesurtv.net Estas manifestaciones suceden a pocas semanas de que ocurra la Cumbre de Naciones Unidas sobre Cambio Climático COP26.

Editor2 (2021-09-25). Drop the Illusions: Biden is a Vicious Cold Warrior. orinocotribune.com By Carlos Martinez — Sep 22, 2021 | This original article by Friends of Socialist China co-editor After four years of Trump's unhinged anti-China rhetoric, combined with the intensification of US diplomatic and economic attacks on Chi…

sputniknews (2021-09-25). China Warns US Will 'Dump' India, Australia, and Japan as Four Nations Convene for Quad Summit. sputniknews.com Leaders from Australia, India, Japan, and the US held discussions on a range of issues, including maritime security, COVID vaccine cooperation, as well as the situation in Afghanistan, at the first-ever summit of the "Quadrilateral Security Dialogue" hosted at the White House on 24 September.

Ashley Curtin (2021-09-25). US House of Representatives passes Women's Health Protection Act. nationofchange.org "The House has stepped in where the courts have failed us."

WSWS (2021-09-25). Chelsea Manning challenges attempt to permanently bar her from Canada under Ottawa's state secrecy laws. wsws.org The Canadian government plans to argue that the persecuted US whistleblower should be permanently barred from entering the country at an Immigration and Refugee Board hearing scheduled for October 7.

Editor (2021-09-25). The never ending cycle of nuclear insanity. mronline.org Amidst all of the sensible and sane cries to eliminate nuclear weapons, we are caught in a self-sustaining, self-reinforcing feedback loop. Call it the Death Spiral of Human Annihilation.

_____ (2021-09-25). Zbigniew's Ghost: An Exorcism (A Book Review of Valediction: Three Nights of Desmond). strategic-culture.org The only difference between 2021 and 1981 is that today, a Multipolar Alliance led by the Russia and China has created a new paradigm, capable of challenging the dystopic unipolar hegemon that Brzezinski believed should govern the New World Order. | As a journalist, it is necessary to do my best not only to stay up-to-date on as many of the cutting edge developments as possible, but to also keep a flexible mind so that the buzzing myriad of facts emerging every day can be imbued with value such that my analysis can be useful to readers. | Over the past weeks, my mind processed such a dizzying array of information…

Editor (2021-09-25). Brilliant exposé of Neoliberal doublespeak. mronline.org The Museum of Neoliberalism, which this month welcomes back visitors, is a brave undertaking, full of ironic and hilarious twists and takes, deploying a wicked Orwellian double-think to mock and expose neoliberal marketing and branding.

teleSUR, drl, JDO (2021-09-25). Cuba envía a Vietnam primer lote de su vacuna anticovid Abdala. telesurtv.net Luego de la visita de la semana anterior del presidente vietnamita a Cuba se firmó un suministro de 5 millones de dosis.

Abahlali baseMjondolo (2021-09-25). Food sovereignty from the perspective of the urban poor. zcomm.org We can only overcome food crises when the social value of land is put before its commercial value…

WSWS (2021-09-25). Brazil's Bolsonaro attacks socialism and COVID-19 lockdowns at UN. wsws.org Bolsonaro praised the recent fascistic demonstrations in Brazil and defended his criminal "herd immunity" policy that has caused nearly 600,000 COVID-19 deaths.

Anonymous669 (2021-09-25). IRGC Forces Moved Iranian-Made Ballistic Missiles From Deir Ezzor To Raqqa: Syrian Monitoring Group. southfront.org A Burkan-2H ballistic missile as seen in a video released by the Houthis' media wing. | Forces affiliated with Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) had moved Iranian-made ballistic missiles from Deir Ezzor to Raqqa in eastern Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights Reported on September 25. | According to the London-based monitoring group, the missiles were moved from an ammunition depot located in the outskirts of the town of al-Mayadin in southern Deir Ezzor to positions held by Iranian-backed forces near…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-25). Turkey delivers first combat drones to Morocco for conflict with Western Sahara, Algeria. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Originally from Agence France-Presse. Bayraktar TB2 combat drones have been used by Turkey in Iraq, Syria, Nagorno-Karabakh and Libya and by its Black Sea military ally Ukraine in its war in the Donbass. Morocco gets 1st batch of Turkish armed drones Morocco took delivery earlier this month of Turkish combat drones….[The delivery] comes as tensions …

WSWS (2021-09-25). Dana auto parts worker wrongfully fired in Toledo, Ohio. wsws.org Keaira Marsenburg, an auto parts worker at Toledo Driveline, was fired in a company- and union-backed conspiracy to remove the most class-conscious and militant workers from the shop floor amid ongoing negotiations between the UAW, USW and Dana.

WSWS (2021-09-25). UK parent Lisa Diaz calls for a school strike on October 1. wsws.org The Socialist Equality Party and the World Socialist Web Site call for maximum support by workers for the proposal of British parent Lisa Diaz for a school strike on Friday, October 1.

Nebojsa Nick Knezevic, Steven P Cohen (2021-09-25). [Correspondence] The evidence gap in low back pain management strategies — Authors' reply. thelancet.com We thank Xing Du and Yunsheng Ou for bringing up the contentious issue of spine surgery for further discussion. However, we do not agree that the conclusions in our Seminar1 oppose evidence-based medicine; rather, we believe that they bolster the argument that there is insufficient evidence to draw firm conclusions.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-25). UN: Georgia discusses Caucasus with Turkey, Intermarium projects with Poland. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Turkey is an uncompromising advocate of Georgia joining NATO and "liberating" its "occupied territories" of Abkhazia and South Ossetia "from Russia," either of which developments would almost certainly trigger war with Russia — Turkey's strategic partner as the Vladimir Putin regime describes the relationship between the two countries on an almost daily basis. Turkey maintains …

sputniknews (2021-09-25). 'Can't Get This to Function at All': 'Confused' Joe Biden Suffers Mic Malfunction at Quad Summit. sputniknews.com US President Joe Biden has yet again suffered a microphone failure, this time at the Quad Leaders Summit at the White House. Earlier this month, Secretary of State Antony Blinken fought off laughter after he was quizzed by Republicans as to who in the White House "pushes the button and cuts (President Biden) off mid-sentence".

Party for Socialism & Liberation (2021-09-25). 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…

Animal Liberation Press Office (2021-09-25). Basque ALF Destroys 22 Hunting Stands. indybay.org Received anonymously:…

Candice Bernd (2021-09-25). Activists Ramp Up Pressure on Biden Administration Ahead of UN Climate Talks. zcomm.org "It's a really important report because it could very well serve as a blueprint for regulatory action for federal agencies if it's bold and meets the Biden administration's rhetoric on climate."

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-09-25). US says to continue imposing sanctions on Iran, Venezuela. en.mehrnews.com In its reaction to a report of oil cooperation between Tehran and Caracas, US Department of Treasury said that Washington would continue to impose sanctions on Islamic Republic of Iran and Venezuela.

_____ (2021-09-25). 'Political Malpractice': House Democrats' Bill Wouldn't Add Dental to Medicare Until 2028. commondreams.org Today's school children are engulfed by corporate apps, software, and textbooks biased toward the corporate definitions of an economy and myths about "free markets."

Anonymous669 (2021-09-25). The Taliban Is Chasing After Afghan Resistance Remnants In Hindu Kush Mountains (Photos, Videos). southfront.org File image. | The Afghan resistance has reemerged in the northeastern province of Panjshir, specifically in the rough Hindu Kush mountain range. | On September 25, resistance supporters shared videos and several photos showing fighters of the resistance, that was defeated by the Taliban less than a month ago, marching in the rough mountain range. | #Afghanistan #Tajikistan pic.twi…

teleSUR-jaa, JL (2021-09-25). Pdte. de Bolivia reafirma su rechazo a las políticas del FMI. telesurtv.net El presidente aseveró que el entonces Gobierno de facto pretendía endeudar al país con el organismo monetarista.

Staff (2021-09-25). References to the "Texas Taliban" Are Racist and Colonial. Here's Why. truthout.org Earlier in September, two significant events occurred that would shape women's rights. First, the U.S. finally withdrew from Afghanistan, ending its 20-year war and occupation. Second, the Supreme Court voted 5-4 not to block a Texas law that prohibits

_____ (2021-09-25). 'How Many More Deaths Must It Take?' Barbados Leader Rips Rich Nations in Fierce UN Speech. commondreams.org "I don't want to see it drawn out to as far as the House has proposed," Sen. Bernie Sanders said during a recent press call.

Anonymous669 (2021-09-25). Ma'rib: Large Explosions At Key Saudi Forces Camp Attributed To Houthi Missile Strike (Videos). southfront.org Illustrative image, source: the Houthis media wing. | Late on September 23, a series of explosions rocked al-Khashinah military camp which is located in Jubah district to the south of the central Yemeni city of Ma'rib. | The camp, which hosts Saudi-backed forces, was severally damaged as a result of the explosions, which went on until the morning of September 24. The camp's ammunition depots were reportedly wiped out. | Yemeni sources said that a pinpoint missile strike by the Houthis (Ansar Allah) was behind the exp…

Xing Du, Yunsheng Ou (2021-09-25). [Correspondence] The evidence gap in low back pain management strategies. thelancet.com In their Seminar,1 Nebojsa Nick Knezevic and colleagues concluded that surgery is more effective than conservative management in the treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis, and that decompression combined with fusion had no substantial benefit compared with decompression alone. We believe that this conclusion was not evidence-based, and could have the potential to prejudice the spine surgeon against the choice of treatment for lumbar spinal stenosis.

Staff (2021-09-25). Lavrov says EU foreign policy head told him to STAY OUT of 'our' Africa, as he denies Moscow's role in mercenaries invited to Mali. rt.com With the terrorist-fighting government of Mali in talks with a private Russian military firm, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell told Russia's FM Sergey Lavrov to bluntly stay out of Africa, allegedly calling it "our place." | The modern EU bureaucracy may seem light years away from the rapacious colonial powers of olden Europe, but geopolitics seemingly still reigns in Brussels, with the fight this time over influence in the troubled West African nation of Mali. With Mali's military-ruled government struggling to quell a wave of jihadism, and France on the cusp of withdrawing its forces from the region, th…

Dave DeCamp (2021-09-25). Biden Hosts First Quad Summit to Strengthen Partnership Against China. news.antiwar.com On Friday, President Biden

WSWS (2021-09-25). Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and New Zealand. wsws.org India: Village health nurses protest in Tamil Nadu for shorter hours; Andhra Pradesh contract medical officers demand unpaid salaries; Australian truck drivers strike for better pay…

teleSUR- lvm, JL (2021-09-25). Pdte. de México pide a Israel extradición de Tomás Zerón. telesurtv.net Este viernes un juez federal negó a Tomás Zerón, un amparo contra la orden de aprehensión por los presuntos delitos de tortura y desparición forzada de los 43 normalistas.

Aarathi Prasad (2021-09-25). [Perspectives] Waheed Arian: supporting health care in conflict zones. thelancet.com Waheed Arian is an accident and emergency doctor at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust in the UK and an NHS Innovation Clinical Entrepreneur Fellow and Mentor. But his journey to becoming a doctor was challenging. Born in Kabul in 1983, the first 5 years of his life were spent in hiding from rockets, bombs, and shelling, until his family migrated to Pakistan for their safety. For the next 3 months their home would be the Babu refugee camp near the city of Peshawar. At the camp, Arian became malnourished and contracted malaria and tuberculosis.

Allan Fisher (2021-09-25). Saturday 9/25: Free Palestine. indybay.org Corner of Ocean and Water Streets, Santa Cruz…

Peter Koenig (2021-09-25). China in Action: Carbon Neutral by 2050. globalresearch.ca

Andrew Emett (2021-09-25). Missouri cops under investigation for dog attack on video. nationofchange.org St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell said in a statement that his office "is aware of this video, and we will make a thorough review of the incident."

Anonymous103 (2021-09-25). Putin Is Unlikely To Trust Erdogan Despite Western Pressure Mounting On Turkey. southfront.org Illustrative ImageTurkey now needs Russia as it struggles to juggle multiple geopolitical-military fronts | Written Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst | Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that unlike his relationships with George W. Bush, Barack Obama and Donald Trump, which "worked well," he has "not gotten off to a good start" with his U.S. counterpart Joe Biden since his arrival in the White House on January 20. Erdogan also vented that the source of his frustration with Washington was the removal of Turkey from the F-35 fighter project two years ago after purchasing the R…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-25). Event marks unity of Abkhazia, Donetsk, Lugansk, South Ossetia and Syria. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Bibilov presented the Order of Friendship to the guests from Syria, Abkhazia, DPR and LPR For contribution to the development and strengthening of friendly relations and in connection with the celebration of the 31st anniversary of the formation of the Republic, President of South Ossetia Anatoly Bibilov presented state awards — the Order of Friendship …

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-25). Sweden forges military bloc against Russia with NATO neighbors Denmark, Norway. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Sweden, like Finland now a NATO Enhanced Opportunities Partner, supplied combat troops for NATO's war in Afghanistan and warplanes for NATO's war against Libya. Sweden to deepen military ties with Norway, Denmark, Swedish TV reports Sweden will sign a defence cooperation agreement with Norway and Denmark this week to counter a deteriorating security situation in …

news.un (2021-09-25). Haitian Prime Minister: As long as there is inequality, migration will continue. news.un.org The Prime Minister of Haiti, Ariel Henry, said on Saturday that "human beings, fathers and mothers who have children, are always going to flee poverty and conflict."

Dan Cohen (2021-09-25). Eric Schmidt Cashes in on Artificial Intelligence Arms Race. orinocotribune.com By Dan Cohen — Sep 21, 2021 | 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 US empire's drive to control the world using Silicon Valley technology creates the possibility of a devastating war. | The United States is leading a new artificial intelligence arms race that could spell the end of humanity. | Back in 2014, a few years before he died, Stephen Hawking

MEE, agencies (2021-09-25). Tunisia: More than 100 officials resign from Ennahda Party over leadership. middleeasteye.net Tunisia: More than 100 officials resign from Ennahda Party over leadership | Officials say the party is isolated and has failed to form a common front against President Kais Saied's actions | Sat, 09/25/2021 – 10: 38 | Ennahda has been the most powerful party in Tunisia since the 2011 revolution and the ousting of president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali (AFP) | More than 100 prominent officials…

Titleno, the Teachers are Not Okay (2021-09-25). No, The Teachers Are Not Okay. commondreams.org Perhaps the 2022 election will bring Democrats a large enough progressive majority that they can work around their own grifters—or maybe it'll signal the death knell of the republic.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-25). Headed to Georgia, Turkey: NATO ships return to Black Sea. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Bulgaria, Romania and Turkey are full NATO members, Georgia and Ukraine are NATO Enhanced Opportunities Partners. The only littoral state not a NATO member or advanced partner is Russia. Non-recognized Abkhazia also is on the Black Sea. It would be an immediate target in NATO's plans for the "liberation of occupied territories." Moldova is also …

MEE, agencies (2021-09-25). Israel normalisation: Bennett to meet UAE, Bahrain ministers in New York. middleeasteye.net Israel normalisation: Bennett to meet UAE, Bahrain ministers in New York | The meeting will mark the first time Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has met with Gulf leaders since taking office earlier this year | Sat, 09/25/2021 – 22: 18 | The flags of US, Israel, United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain are projected on the ramparts of Jerusalem's Old City on 15 September 2020 (AFP/File phot…

Animal Liberation Press Office (2021-09-25). 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.

South Front (2021-09-25). Video: US-led Coalition Denies Responsibility for Drone Strikes against Syria. globalresearch.ca

Geoff Watts (2021-09-25). [Obituary] Michael John Peckham. thelancet.com Oncologist, administrator, and artist. He was born in Panteg, UK, on Aug 2, 1935, and died of lymphoma in London, UK, on Aug 13, 2021, aged 86 years.

teleSUR -him, JL (2021-09-25). Corte de El Salvador ordena suspender reforma contra jueces. telesurtv.net La suspensión permitirá a los magistrados proseguir con las investigaciones iniciadas por la Comisión de la Verdad.

Anonymous007 (2021-09-25). Military Situation In Syria On September 25, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 25, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 26 times: 11 — in Idlib province, 2 — in Latakia province, 2 — in Hama province, 1 — in Aleppo province | On September 25, Russian warplanes attacked positions of Turkish-backed forces in Ain Sheib area | On September 25, Russian warplanes attacked positions of Turkish-backed forces in Duwayr Akrad area | On September 25, artillery of Turkish-ba…

Yes on Empty Home Tax 2022 (2021-09-25). Saturday 10/16: Empty Home Tax Launch Party. indybay.org Shanty Shack Brewing | 138 Fern St., Santa Cruz…

Ben Norton (2021-09-25). Latin America Challenges Neocolonial OAS, and US Hegemony, at Historic CELAC Summit. orinocotribune.com By Ben Norton — Sep 22, 2021 | The presidents of Venezuela and Cuba joined leaders from across Latin America and the Caribbean in a CELAC summit in Mexico, challenging US unilateralism and the neocolonial OAS. | Mexico hosted a historic summit of CELAC, the Community of Latin American and the Caribbean States, on September 18. | It was an important example of Latin America's gradual move away from the Organization of American States (OAS), a neocolonial proxy of Washington, by instead strengthening regional institutions that exclude the United States and Canada. | The summit revived a multilateral organizati…

WSWS (2021-09-25). The international significance of Germany's federal election and the campaign of the Socialist Equality Party. wsws.org The contradictions of world capitalism, which the German ruling class tried to resolve in the 20th century by means of war and fascism, are violently reemerging.

Dave DeCamp (2021-09-25). US Won't Be Asking Taliban Permission to Launch Future Airstrikes in Afghanistan. news.antiwar.com The US has no plans to ask permission from the Taliban if it decides to bomb Afghanistan in the future, Since the withdrawal, the US has maintained that it has "over the horizon capabilities" to carry out airstrikes in Afghanistan. But even though the Taliban is leading the new Afghan government, the Pentagon has no plans to coordinate with them on potential airstrikes. | "We retain all necessary authorities to execute over-the…

Robert Reich (2021-09-25). What should we do about the debt ceiling, and why should you care? nationofchange.org Fighting over whether to raise the debt ceiling is a dangerous distraction. Abolish it!

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-25). 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…

MEE, agencies (2021-09-25). Palestinian Authority urges Sudan to hand over confiscated assets. middleeasteye.net Palestinian Authority urges Sudan to hand over confiscated assets | Sudanese authorities took control of investments and companies accused of sending funds to the Hamas movement after president Omar al-Bashir was ousted | Sat, 09/25/2021 – 18: 41 | A Palestinian youth walks past a building that was destroyed in May during Israel's 11-day bombardment of the Gaza Strip, on 23 September (AFP/…

Editor2 (2021-09-25). AUKUS — A Dangerous Military Escalation of the New Cold War. orinocotribune.com By Dr Jenny Clegg and Keith Bennett — Sep 23, 2021 | In this topical and detailed analysis, British based activist and scholar Dr Jenny Clegg explains how the recently announced AUKUS military alliance represents a serious escalation of the New Cold War and constitutes a threat not only to China but to the entire region. Friends of Socialist China co-editor Keith Bennett also contributed to this article. | The new military AUKUS pact between Australia, the United States and Britain, announced last week, is a serious escalation of the new Cold War against China and of the militarisation of the Asia-Pacific re…

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-09-25). Turkish military base in Iraq reportedly targeted by rockets. en.mehrnews.com Iraqi media sources reported that five rockets were fired at a Turkish military base in the Bashiqa area in Nineveh province.

news.un (2021-09-25). Russia calls for 'concerted efforts' to follow purposes and principles of UN Charter. news.un.org The Russian Foreign Minister addressed the UN General Assembly on Saturday, calling for a new consensus to uphold the "purposes and principles" of the UN's founding document, the UN Charter, and a rejection of the Western-backed "Rules Based Order" concept.

sputniknews (2021-09-25). GOP Golden Boy? Republicans Strongly Back Florida Gov. DeSantis for 2024 Primary Sans Trump. sputniknews.com Within the past several months, numerous surveys on the 2024 US presidential election have shown that a significant portion of the Republican Party would back a GOP ticket featuring the 43-year-old. DeSantis more recently has brushed off the statistical speculation and political prodding as "nonsense" that has been "manufactured."

The Conversation (2021-09-25). Transparency can Help Cut Carbon Emissions: Don't let Polluting Corporations Hide. juancole.com By Richard Holden | — World leaders and about 30,000 others from assorted interest groups will converge on Glasgow in November for the United Nations' 26th annual climate summit, COP26 ("Conference of the Parties"). It will be five years (allowing for a one-year Tokyo 2020-style pandemic hiatus) since the Paris Agreement adopted at COP21 in …

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Anonymous103 (2021-09-25). March To Free Journalist Julian Assange. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Written by Dr. Leon Tressell. | Two years ago award winning journalist Julian Assange was imprisoned in Belmarsh maximum security prison on remand. Over this period Assange has suffered great damage to his physical and mental health. According to Professor Nils Melzer UN Special Rapporteur for Torture Julian Assange is a victim of psychological torture who should be released immediately. | Instead the UK government has ignored its obligations under international law and continues to detain Assange at the behest of the United States, | Back in January of this year Julian Assange won…

Betsey Piette (2021-09-25). Philly's first Curb Fest for political prisoners. workers.org By Betsey Piette Philadelphia's first Curb Fest for Political Prisoners, held in the city's Germantown neighborhood Sept. 18, featured local DJs, performers, artists, multiple information and vendor tables about political prisoners and organizations working for their release. Curb Fest events are planned for other cities in the U.S. Philadelphia, Sept. . . . |

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