Daily Archives: September 27, 2021

2021-09-27: News Headlines

Gareth Porter (2021-09-27). Corporate media stirred global terror hysteria to push postwar hostility toward new Afghan govt. thegrayzone.com The media's latest ahistorical freak-out over Afghanistan is further evidence of its de facto merger with the U.S. national security state Following the Taliban's victory over the U.S. military, U.S. corporate media has churned out a new narrative about the imminent threat of terrorism from Afghanistan that sets the stage for future military interventions. Blasted out in a stunningly disciplined fashion, the media has demonstrated as clearly as ever its coordination with the national security state and advancements of its …

Ipek S. Burnett (2021-09-27). Gunfighter Nation Meets Haitian Migrants. counterpunch.org The image of a White patrol agent with a cowboy hat, on horseback grabbing a Black migrant, carries echoes of the American Old West, invoking the still lasting power and presence of the Myth of the Frontier. In Gunfighter Nation, cultural historian and scholar Slotkin explores how the Myth of the Frontier has always been inseparable from violence—a violence that was carried out in the name of progress and civilization, while at the same time justifying conquests, imperial ambitions, and endless tyranny.

Jack Rasmus (2021-09-27). Reconciling the Reconciliation Bill: a Preview. counterpunch.org This past week maneuvers within the Democratic party intensified over the content and magnitude of the two pending fiscal stimulus bills—the Infrastructure Bill (with $550B of net new spending) and the Reconciliation Bill ( with initial $3.5T 'human infrastructure & climate change' spending). While the maneuvering appears as a deep difference of views between progressives in the

Wendell Griffen (2021-09-27). White Supremacy, Immigration Hypocrisy, and Haiti. counterpunch.org Recent news coverage of U.S. Border Patrol agents on horseback chasing asylum-seekers from Haiti who tried to enter the United States at Del Rio, Texas is disturbing. The images harken back to a time when white slave patrols used horses and dogs to capture enslaved Africans who tried to escape the brutalities suffered from white

ecns.cn (2021-09-27). German center-left SPD wins general election: provisional results. ecns.cn Germany's center-left Social Democratic Party won Sunday's general election with 25.7 percent of the vote, beating the conservative union CDU/CSU, according to the provisional election results released by the Federal Returning Officer early Monday morning.

Editor (2021-09-27). How big corporations and Bill Gates took over the UN food Summit. mronline.org 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.

Editor (2021-09-27). Rapid shift to clean energy could save 'trillions.' But corporate-backed groups are fighting the transition in U.S. Budget Bill. mronline.org Wind, solar, and batteries are already the cheapest source of electricity and an aggressive shift to clean energy makes more economic sense than a slow one, according to a new study. However, an enormous lobbying effort is underway to block climate policy in the $3.5 trillion budget bill under consideration.

John Buell (2021-09-27). If even the Democratic Party can't raise Taxes on the Super-Rich, is the US even a Democracy Any More? juancole.com Southwest Harbor, Maine (Special to Informed Comment) — The struggle over efforts to revise and reform the tax code offers left and labor activists as well as the "democratic wing" of the Democratic Party an opportunity to test its strength and to clear up some widely circulated but misleading facts about the distribution of wealth …

MEE staff (2021-09-27). Israel intensifies crackdown after killing of five Palestinians in West Bank. middleeasteye.net Israel intensifies crackdown after killing of five Palestinians in West Bank | Clashes after Israeli forces arrest five Palestinians from Biddu village, northwest of Jerusalem, and call others in for questioning | Mon, 09/27/2021 – 12: 44 | Palestinians gather next to the site where three Palestinian where killed during clashes with Israeli forces in the village of Beit Anan, northwest Jerusalem, 26 September…

Barry Sheppard (2021-09-27). United States: Biden raises threat to China through new military agreement. greenleft.org.au The new military alliance between the United States, Britain and Australia is aimed at China, and raises the threat of war, writes Barry Sheppard.

ecns.cn (2021-09-27). Kabul int'l airport now ready for int'l flights: official. ecns.cn The Kabul International Airport is now fully operational for international flights and all airliners can resume airlifts, spokesman of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Taliban caretaker government announced on Sunday.

WSWS (2021-09-27). US government, CIA plotted to kidnap or assassinate Assange in London. wsws.org The latest report confirms that the attempt to extradite and prosecute Assange is the pseudo-legal cover for an extraordinary rendition plotted by the very criminals exposed in WikiLeaks' publications.

WSWS (2021-09-27). Miner killed in roof collapse at Australian underground coal mine. wsws.org The notoriously dangerous conditions in Queensland's coal mining sector have claimed yet another victim.

Sudip Bhattacharya (2021-09-27). Private Enterprise is the Issue, Not Big Government. counterpunch.org Several years ago, as a full-time reporter in upstate New York, in a small town where empty factories loom over the homes below like ancient monsters frozen in time, I witnessed yet another business shut down, leaving many of the workers to wander outside, smoking, perched on the back of their cars, heads bowed. Some

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-27). Belarus alarmed by NATO buildup, possible missiles in Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Close attention should be paid to the Belarusian-Ukrainian border…. Aleksandr Lukashenko said: "Close attention should be paid to the Ukrainian section, to what we are going to do there. You see, they are dragging NATO troops into Ukraine. They are setting up actual bases under the guise of training centers. The United States is setting …

In Defense of Liberation! (2021-09-27). Liberation is the People's Right! anchor.fm In this episode I discuss why it is that the people of the world need liberation, what that means to me, and how I think we ought to get there. [Dear FBI Agent] Everything in this episode is comedic satire and hypotheticals; hope you and my other viewers enjoy!

WSWS (2021-09-27). An important step forward in the fight against the pandemic. wsws.org The call for a UK school strike is part of a growing wave of resistance by the working class, which is entering a new stage of the class struggle. It requires the support of workers in every country and efforts must be made to coordinate similar strikes and workplace actions internationally.

Bloomington ABC (2021-09-27). Fire Ant: Anarchist Prisoner Solidarity #10. itsgoingdown.org Announcing a new edition of the Fire Ant journal by, for, and about, anarchist political prisoners, from Bloomington Anarchist Black Cross. PDF for Printing Fire Ant is a quarterly publication focused on spreading the words of anarchist prisoners and generating material solidarity for our imprisoned friends. Begun as a collaboration between anarchist prisoners and anarchists…

WSWS (2021-09-27). Three dead in Montana Amtrak derailment. wsws.org An Amtrak train with 141 passengers and 16 crew members derailed in a remote area of Montana on Saturday, killing three people and sending five others to the hospital.

Brittani Banks (2021-09-27). For-Profit Charter Schools Provide an Entryway for Private Investors to Exploit Public Education. independentmediainstitute.org Charter school industry lobbyists, who appear to have lost a fight in the U.S. House of Representatives over an appropriations bill that cuts federal funding to charter schools operated by for-profit businesses, are rolling out a campaign to defend their taxpayer revenues in the U.S. Senate, but federal lawmakers may wish to consider new evidence …

WSWS (2021-09-27). Russian Wagner Group mercenaries to deploy to Mali as France withdraws. wsws.org Just over a month after the humiliating US withdrawal from Afghanistan, France's eight-year, neo-colonial war in its former West African colony is collapsing.

Joshua Frank (2021-09-27). Nirvana's Nevermind at 30. counterpunch.org It was late one night in January 1992 an my friend Kris was sleeping over. We always stayed up to watch SNL, eager to catch Chris Farley, Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, and the rest of the gang like we did almost every week. This night, however, was different. A band called Nirvana was performing. Like

WSWS (2021-09-27). Video: Acclaimed model Andreja Pejic backs SEP campaign. wsws.org "Citizens of a democratic nation should have the freedom to choose which political program suits them best."

WSWS (2021-09-27). This week in history: September 27-October 3. wsws.org This column profiles important historical events which took place during this week, 25 years ago, 50 years ago, 75 years ago and 100 years ago.

Ann Brown (2021-09-27). 7 Things To Know About Wu-Tang's RZA And His Love For Five Percenter Teachings. moguldom.com Robert Fitzgerald Diggs, better known as RZA, is the leader of one of hip-hop's groundbreaking groups, The Wu-Tang Clan, which hails from Staten Island, New York. RZA is not only one of the emcees but has produced most of the albums for the group and its members, which included his two cousins GZA and the …

WSWS (2021-09-27). Climate strike: "Under capitalism, we can't save the climate" wsws.org Members of the International Youth and Students for Social Equality spoke with participants in last Friday's climate strike, which attracted over 620,000 in Germany alone.

Manuel García, Jr. (2021-09-27). Acclimation and Heat Stress of Plants, and Future Crop Failures. counterpunch.org One of the most popular ideas that springs into people's minds when mulling over remedies for slowing the advance of climate change because of the ever increasing accumulation of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, is to plant more trees, bushes and grasses. Let a greater quantity of plant photosynthesis filter our atmosphere of excess CO2.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-27). Kevork Hadjian: In memoriam. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Armenian-Lebanese singer killed in the war against Nagorno-Karabakh that began a year ago today. ====…

WSWS (2021-09-27). Evergrande fails to make interest payment. wsws.org The chief concern is what the Evergrande crisis signals for future economic development, because its business model has been characterised as a smaller version of the Chinese economy as a whole.

Ramzy Baroud (2021-09-27). One Man as a Whole Generation: The Unfinished War of Zakaria Zubeidi. counterpunch.org Zakaria Zubeidi is one of six Palestinian prisoners who, on September 6, tunneled their way out of Gilboa, a notorious, high-security Israeli prison. Zubeidi was recaptured a few days later. The large bruises on Zubeidi's face told a harrowing story, that of a daring escape and of a violent arrest. However, the story does not

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-27). NATO trains for combat, Article 5 collective war on Russia's northwest frontier. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Corps' Multinational Division North East Soldier Receives Top NATO Award Serving with Headquarters Multinational Division North East (MND-NE), the Polish Army Staff Sergeant Marcin Siedlecki received the NATO Force Structure Top Soldier Award from Lieutenant General Roger L. Cloutier Jr., Commander Allied Land Command (LANDCOM). The award was presented to SSGT Siedlecki during the bi-annual …

WSWS (2021-09-27). All of‚ÄÜGermany's parliamentary parties support the further spread of COVID-19. wsws.org A top government health consultant has called for following "the experience of Great Britain" in dismantling pandemic restrictions.

WSWS (2021-09-27). Explosion of COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin continues as schools remain fully open. wsws.org Eight counties in the state have "critically high" transmission rates while schools remain open to capacity.

WSWS (2021-09-27). "They're not patients, they're residents, and most of them are … dead": Help, Channel 4. wsws.org Passionate and informed, Help points accusingly at government policy decisions that saw 40 percent of the 48,213 COVID deaths between mid-March and mid-June 2020 being care home residents.

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-09-27). Xenophobia: Right Wingers Evict Venezuelan Migrants in Chile, Set Fire to Their Belongings — Vuelta a la Patria Activated. orinocotribune.com This Saturday, September 26, a new episode of xenophobic violence occurred in Chile, in the midst of a protest against migrants, mostly of Venezuelan nationality, whose clothes, mattresses, baby strollers, toys and tents were burned. | It is estimated that about 3,000 Chileans participated in the xenophobic protest in the city of Iquique, capital of the northern province of Iquique. The city, a coastal town with resorts and spas on the coast of the Pacific ocean, is a popular tourist destination. They reoccupied . | The protesters occupied a square where undocumented and homeless people live, and the events turne…

Sharon Buccino (2021-09-27). Mega Constellation of Low Earth Orbit Internet Satellites. Damage to the Environment and Biosphere? globalresearch.ca

Staff (2021-09-27). Mexico Talks: Venezuelan Government Delegation Overcomes Impasse with Norway After Controversial Statements at UN. orinocotribune.com At night on Saturday, September 25, the head of the Venezuelan government delegation for the Mexico Talks, Jorge Rodríguez, reported that an impasse with the Kingdom of Norway has been overcome, after the representative of the facilitating team of that country, Dag Halvor Nylander, issued a statement assuring that Norway will maintain "strict impartiality." Nylander also regretted the statements made by Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg at the UN General Assembly. | Solberg, who recently lost elections in his country, stated in her speech at the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly that "we hav…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-27). Communists emerge as single largest party in Austrian city of Graz. peoplesdispatch.org In the elections held to the city council of Graz, the capital of the Austrian State of Styria and the second-largest city in the country, the Communist Party of Austria (KPO) emerged as the single largest force, securing 28.9% of the votes and 15 seats…

Joris Leverink (2021-09-27). The Laura Flanders Show: Do Black Lives Matter to Big Banks? roarmag.org A national uprising in the wake of the murder of George Floyd pressured corporations and big banks to acknowledge their own roles in systemic racism. Many made sweeping promises to support Black-owned businesses, but now, over one year later, have they kept those promises? | In this episode, a co-production of The Laura Flanders Show and URL Media, co-hosts Mitra Kalita and Sara Lomax-Reese interview guests to discuss the widening racial wealth gap in America, the role banks play in perpetuating systemic racism, and how community development financial institutions (CDFIs) can help communities of color build wealt…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-27). Labor union, political parties condemn moves by Tunisia's president to consolidate power. peoplesdispatch.org The Tunisian General Labor Union and various political parties have condemned president Kais Saied's moves to consolidate his power through a fresh series of pronouncements issued last week…

Ralph Nader (2021-09-27). Teach Youngsters About Corporatism's Harms. counterpunch.org If you think elementary, middle, and high school students know too little history, geography, and government, try asking them about the corporations that command so many hours of their day, their attention, what they consume, and their personal horizons. Howard Zinn published A Young People's History of the United States (2009), to go with his best-selling pioneering

teleSUR (2021-09-27). Venezuela Demands Respect for Migrants in Chile. telesurenglish.net On Sunday, President Nicolas Maduro's administration demanded that the Chilean authorities respect the human rights of Venezuelan migrants who were victims of violent acts of discrimination. | RELATED: | "Venezuela repudiates xenophobia and aggressions against its migrants and demands that the Chilean national and subnational authorities respect the physical and psychological integrity of our fellow nationals,"

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-27). After 3 years of house arrest in Canada, Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou returns to China. peoplesdispatch.org Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei, was held under house arrest in Canada over allegations of the tech giant flouting US-imposed sanctions on Iran. China continues to insist that her arrest and prosecution was political…

WSWS (2021-09-27). New Zealand teacher and advocate opposes reopening of early childcare during COVID-19 outbreak. wsws.org Susan Bates, who founded the Teachers Advocacy Group on Facebook in 2016, is opposing the Ardern government's decision to reopen the sector in Auckland, with COVID-19 cases being recorded every day.

WSWS (2021-09-27). Fawn Fire threatens numerous communities in Northern California. wsws.org Fire response agencies have issued evacuation orders for the Mt. Shasta-Trinity area, including all roads east of I-5 north of Old Oregon Trail and north to Shasta Lake, and thousands of people have been evacuated from the area.

Environmental Health Trust (2021-09-27). Video: Radio Frequency Radiation and 5G Impacts on Health. Massive Scientific Evidence Ignored by FCC. globalresearch.ca "It was quite impressive to …

Fight Back (2021-09-27). Chicago: Art Institute workers organize, rally for better conditions. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL – On September 9, nearly 200 workers, students and union organizers gathered in Millennium Park, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago. The rally was a show of support for the Art Institute of Chicago Workers United (AICWU). AICWU is composed of two bargaining units – one of staff at the Art Institute of Chicago (AIC) and the other of staff at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC). | In a public letter released on August 4, the AICWU demanded: "A voice in the decisions that affect us; better wages and benefits; transparency around compensation and advancement, and equal acces…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-27). U.S., Ukrainian airborne troops stage joint maneuver. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ukrainian, American military make joint landing As part of the Rapid Trident — 2021 multinational exercise, the airborne assault troops of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, the military of the United States and other units of the partner countries made joint landing, the command of the Airborne Assault Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine …

teleSUR (2021-09-27). Peru Considers Nationalization of Camisea Gas Field. telesurenglish.net On Sunday, Peru's President Pedro Castillo announced that his administration would provide cheap gas to the people. In order to do so, the Peruvian largest gas field may be nationalized. | RELATED: | To reduce gas prices, Peruvian authorities will have to renegotiate with private actors the contract that regulates the exploitation of the Camisea natural gas field, located in Cusco. | Currently, Camisea is managed…

Final Straw (2021-09-27). Final Straw: Stop the Mountain Valley Pipeline. itsgoingdown.org Long time anarchist radio and podcast show The Final Straw speaks with two longtime activists resisting the construction of the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP). The Mountain Valley Pipeline, or MVP is planned to be a 300 + mile pipeline 42 inches in diameter being built to transport compressed so-called Natural Gas from the Marcellus formation…

teleSUR (2021-09-27). Experts Slam US For Human Rights Violations In Afghanistan. telesurenglish.net The United States should be denounced by the international community for its human rights violations in Afghanistan, said experts at an international seminar held in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality on Saturday. | RELATED: | Over 40 experts, media representatives and diplomats from China, France, Nepal, Japan and other countries participated in the seminar, an online side event at the 48th session of the United Na…

U.S. Right to Know (2021-09-27). More than 100 US Lawsuits Alleging Weed-killing Chemical Paraquat causes Parkinson's Disease. globalresearch.ca Multiple lawsuits are pending in the United States against Syngenta alleging the weedkilling chemical paraquat causes Parkinson's disease. | A notice of settlement was filed June 18, 2021 for several paraquat cases. …

_____ (2021-09-27). Report: Trump's CIA Considered Kidnapping Or Assassinating Assange. popularresistance.org Under the leadership of then-Director Mike Pompeo, the CIA in 2017 reportedly plotted to kidnap—and discussed plans to assassinate—WikiLeaks founder and publisher Julian Assange, who is currently imprisoned in London as he fights the Biden administration's efforts to extradite him to the United States.

Nora Barrows-Friedman (2021-09-27). Democratic lawmaker smears anti-racist faculty at Rutgers University. electronicintifada.net Students for Justice in Palestine defend professors, demand safety from harassment.

Matthew Ehret-Kump (2021-09-27). The Great Chessboard: Will a Renewed U.S. 'Operation Cyclone' Threaten Afghanistan's New Silk Road Future? globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-09-27). Autoworkers support reinstatement of Dana auto parts worker fired with collusion of the UAW. wsws.org Keaira Marsenburg was victimized from her job at Dana's Toledo plant.

Newsclick (2021-09-27). Why is India's Covaxin not being recognized internationally? peoplesdispatch.org As debates heat up on various rules and regulations on commuting during the pandemic, Dr. Satyajit Rath talks about the xenophobic nature of the current international restrictions on air travel…

WSWS (2021-09-27). Dana Fort Wayne workers take unanimous vote demanding strike action at meeting over objections of USW officials. wsws.org At a union meeting Saturday, workers denounced the delay in contract negotiations and expressed unanimous sentiment in favor of a strike.

WSWS (2021-09-27). Former Arkansas county sheriff's deputy charged with manslaughter in death of Hunter Brittain, released on bond. wsws.org Michael Davis had been charged with felony manslaughter in the June 23 traffic stop shooting death of the 17 year old.

Fight Back (2021-09-27). Texas: PSU students rally for women's healthcare product access. fightbacknews.org Arlington, TX – On September 22, Progressive Student Union (PSU) rallied with at least 40 students over the University of Texas Arlington (UTA) administration's failures in following through on Resolution 18-04, which was a student resolution involving greater access to women's healthcare products on campus. This resolution was officially passed by student government in spring 2019, and little progress has been made in regard to dispensaries being put in women's bathrooms or having affordable products being sold in campus stores. | Several speakers from PSU gave their thoughts concerning this failed promise. Basi…

Newsclick (2021-09-27). Indian farmers' struggle: The past 10 months. peoplesdispatch.org As farmers and workers in India observe a countrywide shutdown, here is a look at the past 10 months of the struggle against the three agricultural laws passed by the Narendra Modi government…

teleSUR (2021-09-27). Thousands of Haitian Migrants Remain Stranded in Colombia. telesurenglish.net The humanitarian situation is deteriorating in the Necocli Municipality in Colombia, where some 20,000 Haitian migrants are trying to cross to Panama and then head to the United States through Central America. | RELATED: | Over the last weeks, hundreds of asylum seekers have been arriving in this municipality every day. Local media and social organizations have denounced that the situation is deteriorating rapidly a…

Juan Cole (2021-09-27). Israeli Youth Protest Israel-UAE Oil Pipeline that Endangers Climate, Key Coral Reefs: The Dark Side of "Abraham Accords" juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — The so-called Abraham Accords, which take the patriarch's name in vain, were about many things, but genuine peace was not one of them. The were a series of bilateral horse trades with no implication for Israeli-Palestinian peace. Now it turns out that they were in part a plot against the …

Peter Mayo (2021-09-27). The Soccer Icon From London's East End: Jimmy Greaves (1940 -2021). counterpunch.org Last Sunday was a sad day for football/soccer and especially English football with news of the passing away of England, Spurs, Chelsea and West Ham (and briefly AC Milan) icon, Jimmy Greaves. Born in Manor Park in London's East End, Greaves was a member of England's victorious 1966 World Cup squad having been the regular

Sam Pizzigati (2021-09-27). Will Fanboys for Grand Fortune Ever Flame Out? counterpunch.org More people worldwide these days seem to be worrying about inequality — the deepening concentration of our global wealth — than ever before. But not everyone is fretting. Flacks for grand fortune still abound, both on and off the payrolls of our super rich. These flacks generally busy themselves recycling bromides about the brilliance of

TASS (2021-09-27). Arctic climate change, thawing permafrost at the center of attention at Yakutsk forum. tass.com "We expect about 70 events with the participation of around 400 speakers from 45 countries", – executive director of the Northern Forum said…

TASS (2021-09-27). Foreign Ministry highlights Azerbaijan's readiness to normalize relations with Armenia. tass.com According to the document, Azerbaijan's government "is taking measures aimed at ensuring sustainable peace, security and prosperity in the region based on the trilateral statement adopted on November 10 (November 9 Moscow time) 2020"

TASS (2021-09-27). Five neo-Nazis who plotted terror attack detained in Russia's Ufa — FSB. tass.com FSB agents searched their residences, seizing an explosive device which was ready to use and nine blade weapons…

TASS (2021-09-27). Russia carries out over 190 mln COVID-19 tests — sanitary watchdog. tass.com It is reported that as many as 1.25 mln people currently remain under medical supervision due to suspected COVID-19…

Revolution Books (2021-09-27). Wednesday 9/29: Cornel West at Rev Bks NY on "The Wretched of the Earth" 60th Anniversary. indybay.org Revolution Books, 2444 Durant Ave. Berkeley CA 94704…

Leon Kunstenaar (2021-09-27). Animal Liberation March to End Animal Suffering and Exploitation. indybay.org From Dolores Park to City Hall with a die-in at Whole Foods, a march organized by DxE, Direct Action Everywhere…

Fabian Scheidler (2021-09-27). 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.

Klaus Weinert (2021-09-27). 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.

Ali Abunimah (2021-09-27). Spectacular defeat for Israel lobby at Labour Party conference. electronicintifada.net Resolution passes calling for sanctions to end "ongoing Nakba."

Javier Cortines (2021-09-27). Afganistán: La derrota de Estados Unidos y "la amenaza china" globalizacion.ca Tanto la Guerra de Vietnam como la invasión de Afganistán fueron ruinosas para EEUU: se gastaron inútilmente miles de millones de dólares y dejaron el prestigio de la superpotencia por los suelos. | Tres acontecimientos históricos hirieron el orgullo estadounidense y…

Flyaway Productions (2021-09-27). Thursday 10/14: Meet Us Quickly With Your Mercy. indybay.org CounterPulse | 80 Turk Street | San Francisco, CA 94102…

Julia Conley, Common Dreams (2021-09-27). 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.

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newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-27). 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…

WSWS (2021-09-27). Social-democrats win narrow plurality in fragmented German elections. wsws.org Yesterday's German federal election result reflects deep popular alienation from all the parliamentary parties, ushering in a period of political instability and sharp class conflict.

Peter Koenig (2021-09-27). COVID Vaxx Certificates — Borderless Genocide. globalresearch.ca Ever since …

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-27). Pakistan, Turkey to jointly produce combat drones used in Libya, Nagorno-Karabakh, Syria. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Pakistan And Turkey Will Produce Anka Drones Together Turkey's premier arms producer Turkish Aerospace Industry (TAI) and Pakistan's missile manufacturer and civilian R&D organization National Engineering & Scientific Commission (NESCOM) have signed an agreement to produce parts of the Turkish medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE) Anka armed drone. **** "This way, our UAVs will be strengthened. It …

Edward Curtin (2021-09-27). What I Know and Don't Know about SARS-CoV-2 Virus. globalresearch.ca I know that vast numbers of people have been hypnotized by fear, threats, and bribes to accept the corporate mainstream media's version of COVID-19. I have concluded that many millions are moving in a trance state and do not know this. They have been induced into this state by a well-organized, very sophisticated propaganda campaign.

Paul Joseph Watson (2021-09-27). Italy Orders Companies Not to Pay Unvaccinated Workers. globalresearch.ca The Italian government has passed a decree applying to both the private and public sector ordering companies to withhold pay from workers who refuse to take the COVID-19 vaccine. | The decree mandates that all employees get the vaccine 'green pass', …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-27). 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: …

Hedelberto López Blanch (2021-09-27). CELAC y la delicada integración latinoamericana. globalizacion.ca La VI Cumbre de la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (CELAC) efectuada el 18 de septiembre en Ciudad de México apostó por una nueva integración latinoamericana, pese a las acciones de algunos miembros que intentaron boicotearla. | Las gestiones del…

Brian Shilhavy (2021-09-27). Australia Records 10X More Deaths Following COVID-19 Shots than Recorded Deaths Following ALL Vaccines for Past 20 Years. globalresearch.ca One of our readers contacted me this week with information that the Australian government collects on vaccine injuries on their The Australian government …

Ana María Aragonés (2021-09-27). Éxito de CELAC, faltaron los migrantes. globalizacion.ca Se llevó a cabo, bajo la presidencia pro tempore mexicana, la Cumbre de la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (Celac), en la que participaron 31 gobiernos de América Latina y el Caribe. Alicia Bárcena, directora de la Comisión Económica…

MEE staff (2021-09-27). UK: Labour leader Starmer wins vote on independent complaints system for antisemitism in party. middleeasteye.net UK: Labour leader Starmer wins vote on independent complaints system for antisemitism in party | Move to hand complaints to external panel hailed by Labour leader as closing chapter on long-running party controversy | Mon, 09/27/2021 – 06: 51 | Labour Party leader Keir Starmer (L) and deputy leader Angela Rayner sit in the conference hall for the debate on the leadership election rules changes (AFP) | UK Labou…

Reclaim Our Power Utility Justice Campaign (2021-09-27). 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.

Leon Kunstenaar (2021-09-27). Haitians Protest Deportation of Asylum Seekers. indybay.org Hatian refugees chased by Texans on horses and deported without due process…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-27). Military Situation In Yemen On September 27, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 191 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On September 26, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 24 airstrikes on the Harib and Jubah districts | On September 26, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 3 airstrikes on the Hazm district | On September 26, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 6 airstrikes on the Sarwah district | On September 27, Ansar Alla…

Revolution Books (2021-09-27). Saturday 10/2: Join The Break The Chains, Unleash the Fury of Women Contingent in the Women's March. indybay.org Meet at 10: 45 a.m. at Larkin and Grove, SF on the corner near the Main Library.

Yasmeen Afghan (2021-09-27). Kabul Diaries Part 14: 'Our privacy is now subjected to Taliban vigilantes'. greenleft.org.au Since the Taliban occupation, women largely stay at home because they are scared of being beaten and humiliated by the Taliban for just being women, reports Yasmeen Afghan.

The Herland Report (2021-09-27). Sucharit Bhakdi: COVID-19 Vaccination Is Greatest Threat Humanity Ever Faced. globalresearch.ca First published in August …

teleSUR, NG (2021-09-27). México se moviliza a 7 años de desaparición de los 43 normalistas de Ayotzinapa. telesurtv.net Marchas por la verdad y justicia del aún inconcluso caso sobre la desaparición forzada de los 43 estudiantes de una escuela normalista.

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-27). Iranian MPs warn of danger of Ankara-Baku-Islamabad axis. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Iran Lawmaker Warns Republic Of Azerbaijan Amid Apparent Tensions Fada Hossein Maleki, an Iranian lawmaker and a member of the Iranian parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has warned the neighboring Republic of Azerbaijan for obstructing transit of goods between Iran and Armenia and objected to a joint military exercise at the Iranian border …

Dr. Roxana Bruno (2021-09-27). 57 Top Scientists and Doctors Release Shocking Study on COVID Vaccines and Demand Immediate Stop to All Vaccinations. globalresearch.ca First published on May …

Staff (2021-09-27). Voters want Germany's election winner SPD to seek coalition with Greens & FDP, not Merkel's bloc — chancellor candidate Scholz. rt.com The Social Democrats' candidate for Germany's next chancellor, Olaf Scholz, said his party has received a mandate to form a government with the Greens and liberal FDP rather than with its old partner, Merkel's center-right bloc. | "The voters have very clearly spoken. They said who should form the next government," Scholz said on Monday. | They strengthened three parties — the Social Democrats, the Greens and FDP [Free Democratic Party]— and therefore that is the clear mandate that the citizens of this country have given. These three should form the next government. | Scholz, the Social Democratic Pa…

Alan MacLeod (2021-09-27). Havana Syndrome, Directed Energy Weapons, and the New Cold War. orinocotribune.com By Alan Macleod — Sep 20, 2021 | While the jury is still out on who committed the attacks against U.S. officials, or even whether there were any attacks at all, directed energy weapons certainly do exist. Havana Syndrome might be science fiction, but directed energy weapons are very much science fact. | HAVANA — It started in 2016. U.S. officials in Havana, Cuba, began complaining en masse about hearing strange noises, suffering recurring headaches, nausea, hearing and memory loss. From there it spread around the world, with hundreds of U.S. spies and diplomats in the United Kingdom, Colombia, China, U…

imperial.ac.uk (2021-09-27). Children will face huge increases in extreme climate events in their lifetimes. imperial.ac.uk Children born today will face disproportionate increases in floods, heatwaves, droughts, wildfires, and crop failures due to climate change.

Flávia Milhorance (2021-09-27). Los BRICS dan su muestra anual de unidad. globalizacion.ca En medio del escepticismo y la falta de interés de la opinión pública, las crisis internas y el telón de fondo de la covid-19, los países del BRICS (Brasil, Rusia, India, China y Sudáfrica) cumplieron su compromiso de celebrar una…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-09-27). Big Pharma Conglomerate with a Criminal Record: Pfizer "Takes Over" the EU Vaccine Market. 1.8 Billion Doses. globalresearch.ca First published by Global Research on April 27, 2021 | "Hundreds of millions …

Anonymous103 (2021-09-27). Iran Becoming Increasingly Alarmed By The Turkey-Azerbaijan-Pakistan Axis. southfront.org Illustrative Image | Tehran miscalculated the 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh War | Written by Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst | Since the 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh War, tensions between Iran and the emerging Turkey-Azerbaijan-Pakistan Axis have significantly escalated. It is now glaringly obvious that Iran grossly miscalculated the new reality that would emerge with Azerbaijan capturing Armenian-held territories in the South Caucasus. | A major motivating factor of Azerbaijan's insistence on controlling Nagorno-Karabakh is the Greater Pan-Turkic project, where Turkey sees itself as the domineering center…

Jesse Smith (2021-09-27). Vaccine Passports, "Medical Martial Law" and the "Stockholm Syndrome" globalresearch.ca Incisive article first publish on March 18, 2021. | The Setup…

Dalia González Delgado (2021-09-27). Trumpismo, antes y después de Trump. globalizacion.ca Sobre Donald Trump no podemos hablar en pasado. Aunque hace más de ocho meses dejó de ser presidente continúa siendo una presencia permanente en la política de Estados Unidos. Acapara titulares, escandaliza con declaraciones, respalda a ciertos candidatos y todavía…

Free West Media (2021-09-27). EU Corruption? How did Ursula von der Leyen lose her vaccine text messages with Pfizer? globalresearch.ca This is the tip of the iceberg. Pfizer has a criminal record with the US Department of Justice (2009), indicted on charges of "Fraudulent Marketing". Nobody seems to care. | . | Can you trust Pfizer? Can you trust Ursula von der …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-27). 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…

Curt Wechsler (2021-09-27). 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…

sputniknews (2021-09-27). 'You F'd Up Your Presidency': Graham Reportedly Blasted Trump After He Refused to Concede Election. sputniknews.com Over the last several days, revelations surfacing from the latest Trump-era tell-all book, "Peril", have left some readers stunned and many others with a bevy of questions on the last days of the Trump presidency.

Maxime Bowen (2021-09-27). Eswatini: Pro-democracy protests continue despite police intimidation. greenleft.org.au International solidarity is needed to support the growing internal calls for democracy in Eswatini, reports Maxime Bowen.

Chris Saltmarsh (2021-09-27). The Climate Movement Can Win Over Workers. zcomm.org Working people can be won to support radical action on climate change — so long as decarbonization is tied to a vision of shared prosperity for all…

teleSUR, JGN (2021-09-27). Vietnam recibe más de 1.000.000 de dosis de vacuna cubana Abdala. telesurtv.net Un total de 900.000 dosis fueron compradas por el Gobierno de Vietnam y otras 150.000 fueron donadas por Cuba.

Roger Kerson (2021-09-27). Democratic Socialists of America Make a Strategy for the Biden Era. zcomm.org Delegates chart a socialist future at DSA's 2021 virtual convention…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-27). 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…

Leon Kunstenaar (2021-09-27). Young People March for Climate Justice. indybay.org March, Sit-Down, Die-In and Rally at City Hall part of Global Climate Strike for Intersectional Climate Justice…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-27). 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….

Aram Aharonian (2021-09-27). América Latina, entre lacayos e integracionistas. globalizacion.ca La reactivación de la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (CELAC) en México el 17 de septiembre quedará marcada por el renovado planteo de algunos gobiernos de reemplazar a la Organización de Estados Americanos (OEA) por un organismo regional sin…

John Feffer (2021-09-27). The Military Stood Up to Trump, But Who Will Stand Up to the Military? counterpunch.org 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 and including the use of nuclear weapons.

Staff (2021-09-27). Headlines for September 27, 2021. democracynow.org Haitians Condemn Mass Deportations and Inhumane Treatment by the U.S., Social Democrats to Form Coalition Gov't in Germany After Edging Out Merkel's Long-Standing Bloc, Israeli Forces Kill 5 Palestinians in West Bank; Political Leader Khalida Jarrar Released from Prison, Mahmoud Abbas Gives Israel One Year to End Occupation, Vanuatu to Ask for ICJ Opinion on Climate Crisis, Activists Take to Streets for Global Climate Strike, PG&E Charged with Manslaughter over 2020 Zogg Fire as Wildfires Rage in California, Al-Shabab Suicide Attack Kills at Least 8 People in Mogadishu, Canada's Catholic Bishops Apologize for Abu…

Marjorie Cohn (2021-09-27). War in Afghanistan Isn't Over — It's Taking the Form of Illegal Drone Strikes. zcomm.org U.S. military and CIA drone attacks have killed an estimated 9,000 to 17,000 people since 2004, including 2,200 children and several U.S. citizens…

Staff (2021-09-27). Meet Mansoor Adayfi: I Was Kidnapped as a Teen, Sold to the CIA & Jailed at Guantánamo for 14 Years. democracynow.org We speak with Mansoor Adayfi, a former Guantánamo Bay detainee who was held at the military prison for 14 years without charge, an ordeal he details in his new memoir, "Don't Forget Us Here: Lost and Found at Guantánamo." Adayfi was 18 when he left his home in Yemen to do research in Afghanistan, where he was kidnapped by Afghan warlords, then sold to the CIA after the 9/11 attacks. Adayfi describes being brutally tortured in Afghanistan before he was transported to Guantánamo in 2002, where he became known as Detainee #441 and survived years of abuse. Adayfi was released against his will to Serbia in 2016 and no…

Great Reject (2021-09-27). British Government Shocking Report on Side Effects of Corona Vaccines: Strokes, Blindness, Miscarriages. globalresearch.ca Incisive report first published on April 10, 2021 In total, more …

Eduardo Aliverti (2021-09-27). Argentina — Preguntas complicadas para el Frente de Todos. globalizacion.ca El Gobierno ya está en pleno tiempo de descuento hacia noviembre, y sólo varían algunas interpretaciones sobre qué cabe esperar en los minutos que restan. Para después hay otra historia. Las metáforas futboleras son lo que, por lejos, más se…

Anonymous103 (2021-09-27). Fire Hit IRGC Research Self-Sufficiency Center. US&Israeli 'Plan B' On Iran In Action? southfront.org Illustrative Image | On the evening of September 26, a fire broke out at one of the Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) research center near the Iranian capital, Tehran. | As a result of the incident, three IRGC members were injured and taken to the nearby hospital. Two of the injured died as a result of injuries sustained in the incident. | The victims were identified as Seyed Mortaza Karimi and Hossein Abadi."On Sunday evening a fire broke out in one of the IRGC … research centers in the west of Tehran. Three people were injured and the fire has been contained." — IRGC officials confirmed the report…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-27). 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…

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-09-27). Centre-left SDP beat Merkel party in tightly fought election. en.mehrnews.com Germany's centre-left Social Democrats have narrowly beaten outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel's centre-right Union bloc party in Sunday's national election, preliminary results show.

WSWS (2021-09-27). US drops demand Canada extradite Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, allowing her to return to China. wsws.org Under a deal worked out by Washington and Beijing at the highest political levels, Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei and the daughter of its founder, returned to China Saturday, after living nearly three years in Vancouver, British Columbia, under house arrest.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-27). 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…

Ruth Robertson (2021-09-27). Peace Sculpture Dedication on the Peninsula. indybay.org Members of the Peninsula/Palo Alto Branch of Women's International League of Peace and Freedom held a peace sculpture dedication ceremony on September 24 on the campus of Menlo College.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-27). 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,"…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-27). 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…

Dona Nobis Pacem (2021-09-27). Californians Observe International Day of Peace. indybay.org On the street in San Francisco and in the park in Monterey.

_____ (2021-09-27). The China Cold War Will Unstick America's Glue. strategic-culture.org Can an America that off-shored much of its manufacturing capacity to China, for short-term profit, afford the de-coupling? | Washington isn't quite sure what to do after the chaotic end to America's 'forever' war. Some in Washington bitterly regret exiting from Afghanistan at all, and advocate for an immediate return; some just want to move on — to the China 'Cold War', that is. The cries from the initial Establishment 'melt down' and its articulation of pain over the Kabul withdrawal débacle, however, indicates the extent to which the almost obsessive focus on 'Hobbling China' nevertheless seems like an hu…

Jason Ditz (2021-09-27). Russia Strikes Pro-Turkey Rebel Base in Syria, Killing Seven. news.antiwar.com Russian warplanes Such strikes are unusual, and this is believed to be a matter of timing. Important talks on northern Syria will be held between Turkey, Russia, and Iran, this week. | Earlier last week, Turkey sent a number of troops across the border into Syria, wh…

UCSF Alliance Health Project (2021-09-27). Sunday 10/10: Art for AIDS 25th Anniversary Art Auction. indybay.org Online – Virtual Alliance Health Project…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-27). 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…

sputniknews (2021-09-27). British Warship Plows Through Taiwan Strait Amid Beijing-Taipei Tensions. sputniknews.com Chinese President Xi Jinping earlier called for more efforts to ensure peace and security in the Taiwan Strait, as a US Navy Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer, the USS Barry, conducted what it stated was a "routine" transit through the sensitive waterway, in a mission implemented "in accordance with international law".

Labor Video Project (2021-09-27). New Orleans ATU 1560 Pres Valerie Jefferies Fired By RTA For Defending Worker/Human Rights. indybay.org

Megan Redshaw (2021-09-27). Killer Vaccine: CDC Director Overrules Agency's Own Vaccine Safety Committee, Sides With FDA to Approve Boosters for 'High-Risk' Workers. globalresearch.ca The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention disregarded the advice of the agency's vaccine advisory committee, clearing the way for healthcare workers, teachers, and residents of long-term care facilities, homeless shelters and prisons to get a third …

ecns.cn (2021-09-27). COVID-19 origins should be investigated worldwide for pandemic prevention: Lancet. ecns.cn The origins tracing of COVID-19 should be conducted worldwide for future pandemic prevention, an article published by The Lancet has said.

The Daily Expose (2021-09-27). UK Medicine Regulator: Four Times as many Deaths Attributable to Covid-19 Vaccines in 8 months than Deaths Due to all other Vaccines combined in 20 years. globalresearch.ca The UK Medicine Regulator has responded to a Freedom of Information request demanding to know how many deaths have occurred in the past 20 years due to all vaccines, and their response has revealed that there have been four times …

_____ (2021-09-27). Korea Fires First Shots in War Against Tech Titans. strategic-culture.org Seoul has led the global regulatory charge against Google and Apple and has local champ Kakao in its sights | By Andrew SALMON | Daniel Tudor is a cheerful man and he has every reason to be: The South Korean government has, simply by passing a piece of legislation, made him 15% richer. | "Of course, I am happy," said Tudor, a Seoul-based British expatriate entrepreneur as he discussed the recent enactment of Seoul's so-called Anti-Google Law. "It will benefit my company." | Tudor is the CEO and co-founder of Kokkiri ("Elephant") a meditation app firm that boasts 400,000 users. Prior to the passage of the new law…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-27). Iran And IAEA Yet Again At Odds Over Nuclear Monitoring. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) are, yet again, in disagreement over the contents of an understanding reached earlier in September. | Iran decided to restrict international inspections of its nuclear sites in 2019 agreed as part of the landmark deal after the United States withdrew in 2018. | Iran and the IAEA, after long negotiations to salvage the deal, agreed on monitoring, but then something went wrong. | On September 26th, the IAEA said its inspectors had been denied…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-27). 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…

Editorial La Jornada (2021-09-27). Alemania: Fin de la era Merkel. globalizacion.ca Los comicios realizados ayer en Alemania, cuyos resultados favorecen por un pequeño margen al Partido Socialdemócrata (SPD) en detrimento de la Unión Demócrata Cristiana (CDU), que ha ocupado el poder ininterrumpidamente, en solitario o en coalición, desde 2005, marcan el…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-27). 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 (2021-09-27). 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…

Labor Video Project (2021-09-27). 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.

_____ (2021-09-27). Humanity's Call to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons. commondreams.org

Anonymous007 (2021-09-27). Russia's FSB Arrested 5 Neo-Nazis Preparing Terror Attack In Ufa. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Russia's security — the FSB stopped a terrorist attack in Bashkiria, and detained five members of a neo-Nazi group from Ufa, the press service of the department reported. | Five residents of the city of Ufa, aged 17 to 20, are suspected of preparing a terror attack. | These local residents were born between 2001-2003; she was planning an attack on "one of the objects of law enforcement agencies." | According to the investigation, the 19-year-old suspect involved four local resident…

CPVAW (2021-09-27). 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.

Anonymous007 (2021-09-27). Sudan's Military Claims It Repelled Incursion By Ethiopian Troops. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 26th, Sudan's military claimed that it had repelled an attempted incursion by Ethiopian forces in the border area between the two countries. | ÿπÿßÿ¨ŸÑ | ŸÖÿµÿßÿØÿ± ÿ≠ŸÉŸàŸÖŸäÿ© ÿ•ÿ´ŸäŸàÿ®Ÿäÿ© ŸÑŸÑÿ&u…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-27). 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…

Cool Planet at First Presbyterian Palo Alto (2021-09-27). Sunday 10/10: Switch to Clean Energy: the Importance of Electrification. indybay.org St. Bede's Church | 2650 Sand Hill Rd. | Menlo Park, CA 94025…

Museum of Craft, Design (2021-09-27). Friday 11/19: MCD Curator Walkthrough: Mode Brut with Clea Massiani & Ariel Zaccheo. indybay.org Virtual Event from the Museum of Craft and Design…

Tom Engelhardt (2021-09-27). Tomgram: Nick Turse, A Forever Wall for Our Forever Wars. warisacrime.org This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here. In the wake of the American withdrawal from Afghanistan, among the many things barely mentioned or already long forgotten (if ever even noticed), were the wedding parties U.S. air power took out there. Since the World Trade Center …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-27). 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…

Joe Gill (2021-09-27). Labour conference votes to back sanctions against Israel over 'crime of apartheid'. middleeasteye.net Labour conference votes to back sanctions against Israel over 'crime of apartheid' | The motion, not backed by the leadership, recognised that Israel has implemented apartheid system and demands end to UK arms trade with Israel | Mon, 09/27/2021 – 13: 26 | A delegate in the audience wearing a Palestine flag face mask takes his seat during the annual Labour Party conference in Brighton, 25 September 2021 (AFP) | L…

Editor2 (2021-09-27). Drone Whistleblower Daniel Hale in Carceral Limbo While US Generals Shirk Responsibility for Deadly Strikes. orinocotribune.com The Daniel Hale Support Team releases the drone whistleblower's full statement from sentencing on July 27. | Around two months ago, drone whistleblower Daniel Hale was sentenced to 45 months in prison after he stood before a federal judge and delivered a statement that demonstrated he was a person of conscience. | "I am here to answer for my own crimes and not that of another person. And it would appear that I am here today to answer for the crime of stealing papers for which I expect to spend some portion of my life in prison," Hale declared. "But what I am really here for is having stolen something that was nev…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-27). 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…

Rachel Evans (2021-09-27). Solidarity shown to Afghan women standing up to the Taliban. greenleft.org.au

_____ (2021-09-27). Social Democrats, Greens Eye Coalition After Outgoing Merkel's Bloc Ousted in German Elections. commondreams.org Citizens around the world are calling on their governments to ratify the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty—and the United States has a leading role to play.

The Conversation (2021-09-27). Haitian migrants at the border: An asylum law scholar explains how US skirts its legal and moral duties. juancole.com By Karen Musalo | — The U.S.'s top envoy to Haiti resigned abruptly on Sept. 22, 2021, over the Biden administration's "inhumane" treatment of Haitian migrants crossing the border via Mexico into Texas. The resignation came amid debate over the U.S. decision to deport thousands of Haitians entering the U.S. in search of asylum or …

Anonymous103 (2021-09-27). Racist Policies May Prevent Kiev From Joining NATO. southfront.org Ukrainian patritos from "Azov" battalion are ready for EurointegrationHungarian government criticizes the Ukrainian government's racial attitudes and claims that Kiev should not be admitted to NATO | Written by Lucas Leiroz, research fellow in international law at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro | Ukraine's entry into NATO is again facing a severe barrier due to Kiev's insistence on implementing racist and anti-humanitarian policies. Recently, the Hungarian government has severely criticized the way Ukraine has been dealing with the issue of ethnic minorities and stated that the country cannot be admitte…

Anonymous103 (2021-09-27). Pax Americana: Pivot to the Pacific. southfront.org Meng Wangzhou | Written by Steve Brown. | Of perhaps minor newsworthy note in the west is the release of Meng Wangzhou. Meng was falsely 'arrested' by the US regime for "colluding with Iran" in 2018, via typical delusional paranoid charges, typical of the failing states obsession with Iran and an excuse (at the time) to leverage Trump's trade war. Ordering the arrest of Meng via its compliant neighbor to the north, that subservient serfdom obediently arrested her. Now, almost three years later, she has been released…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-27). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-27). 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…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-27). Military Situation In Syria On September 27, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 27, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 26 times: 14 — in Idlib province, 3 — in Latakia province, 4 — in Hama province, 2 — in Aleppo province | On September 26, two SAA members were killed by a landmine explosion near the Safyan oilfield | On September 27, Russian Military Police and SAA along with the Central Committee of Darra entered Shajarah town | On September 26, clashes betwe…

Robert J. Burrowes (2021-09-27). Are We Human? Are We Free? Defeating the World Economic Forum's 'Great Reset' before It Destroys Us. globalresearch.ca Governments are not driving 'The Great Reset'; it is an initiative of the global elite and governments are simply elite puppets. | Resistance requires solidarity as well as strategically-focused grassroots actions directed against the financial elite's 'Great Reset' agenda.

Laura Wells (2021-09-27). 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.

Anonymous103 (2021-09-27). "They Were Seeing Blood": Bombshell Report Details CIA's 'Kidnap Or Kill' Plans Against WikiLeaks' Assange. southfront.org Originally published on ZeroHedge. A bombshell Yahoo News investigation published Sunday is being called the most important deep-dive exposé in years detailing…

Rescue Pacifica (2021-09-27). 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.

teleSUR, NG (2021-09-27). Venezuela denuncia boicot de Colombia contra diálogo en México. telesurtv.net La denuncia responde a una declaración del Gobierno colombiano sobre una supuesta violación de su espacio aéreo.

Anonymous103 (2021-09-27). U.S.-Led Coalition Expending Its Military Base In Syria's Al-Hasakah (Photos). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | A large military-logistic convoy of the U.S.-led coalition crossed the Syrian border, coming from Iraq, on September 26th evening. | The rare photographs of the convoy were shared by the local Naher Media agency. Click to see full-size image Click to see full-size image Click to see full-size image | According to the reports by the Syrian Arab News Agency SANA, based on the claims of the local sources, the US convoy consisted of about 50 vehicles, including trucks, refrigerators and tankers. | It reportedly entered the Syrian territory via al-Waleed (al-Tanf) border crossing and was…

sputniknews (2021-09-27). Germany's Social Democrats Win Election After Gaining 25.7% of Votes. sputniknews.com The Sunday election marks a major turn of events for Germany, especially with the conservative block experiencing its worst results since the 1949 election.

Anonymous103 (2021-09-27). Our Man in Washington: Morrison's Tour of Deception. southfront.org Scott Morrison | Written by Dr. Binoy Kampmark. | It was startling and even shocking. Away from the thrust and cut of domestic politics, not to mention noisy discord within his government's ranks, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison could breathe a sign of relief. Perhaps no one would notice in Washington that Australia remains prehistoric in approaching climate change relative to its counterparts. Being known in his own country as "Scotty from Marketing", he just might pull it off. | Besides, a security pact with the United States and the United Kingdom had just been cemented, one promising Canberra eight…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-27). Bahrain And U.S. 5th Fleet To Cooperate In Integrating Unmanned System In Regional Ops. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Bahrain agreed with the United States to accelerate integrating new unmanned systems into regional maritime operations. | @NSA_Bahrain, Sept. 23, Bahraini leaders committed to partnering with U.S. Naval Forces Central Command to accelerate integration of new unmanned systems into regional maritime operations. — U.S. 5th Fleet (@US5thFleet)

Caitlin Dickerson (2021-09-27). Democrats' Free Pass on Immigration Is Over. zcomm.org As he extends Trump-era policies, President Biden discovers that many voters are no longer willing to give him the benefit of the doubt…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-27). Syria: U.S. commando raid kills three civilians, Turkey continues shelling villages. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Three persons killed in air drop by US occupation forces in al-Shuhail, Deir Ezzor countryside US occupation forces have killed three persons in an airdrop which they carried out on Sunday at dawn in the al-Shuhail village, Deir Ezzor eastern countryside. n airdrop with helicopters was carried out by a group of commandos affiliated with …

Renfrey Clarke (2021-09-27). No nuclear submarines, say protesters. greenleft.org.au A new anti-war, anti-nuclear coalition organised a well-attended protest against the federal government's decision to build nuclear submarines and join the new AUKUS pact, reports Renfrey Clarke.

teleSUR, JGN (2021-09-27). Pdte. Castillo promete entregar gas barato a los peruanos. telesurtv.net El Ministerio de Energía y Minas (Minem) incorporó el GLP al Fondo de Estabilización de los Precios de los Combustibles.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-27). 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…

Peter Knowlton (2021-09-27). Climate Justice Must Be a Top Priority for Labor. zcomm.org We need to begin a discussion among co-workers, creating demands and acting on them at the workplace and bargaining table. We need to show up at local union meetings, central labor councils, and town halls supporting demands that move us toward a fossil fuel-free future…

teleSUR, JDO, JCM (2021-09-27). Cuba envía a Venezuela lote de vacuna anticovid Abdala. telesurtv.net Se trata de la primera vacuna contra el coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 desarrollada y producida en América Latina.

Dan Bacher (2021-09-27). 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.

_____ (2021-09-26). Rally To Save The Public Post Office: Dump DeJoy And Bounce Bloom. popularresistance.org Thursday, September 23, 2021, in front of Brookfield Asset Management's NYC office, 250 Vesey Street, the Rally to Save the Public Post Office: Dump DeJoy & Bounce Bloom was loud and strong. | Ron A. Bloom is the Chair of…

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

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 …

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…

_____ (2021-09-26). Biden's DOJ Sleight Of Hand On Police Reform. popularresistance.org Police killing Black and Brown people hasn't let up even though the public's attention may have been diverted from it as a constant nationwide tragedy for which the federal government shares responsibility. Despite this, the feds have been working hard on reformism that will outfit the Democrats with something to campaign on in the next presidential election. | 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 th…

Margaret Flowers (2021-09-26). New Report Exposes the US' Brutal and Illegal Economic War. dissidentvoice.org NOTE: In April of this year, my family had a medical emergency that required most of my time and attention. The result is that I am now the sole legal and physical guardian of two young children with significant needs. I hope to return to writing a regular newsletter now that they are in school. …

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.

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…

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…

_____ (2021-09-26). United States Once Again Attacking Government Of Nicaragua. popularresistance.org Since the house arrest of former president Violeta Barrios de Chamorro's daughter Cristiana Chamorro for money laundering and other crimes, the US and international assault against the Sandinista government has grown. This is the continuation of an ongoing attack against Sandinismo that began long before the US and its regime change agents took advantage of Chamorro's arrest. Precisely because the coup d'état against the Sandinista government failed in 2018 we see a continued offensive against Nicaragua. To achieve their goals, the US and its agents are throwing the kitchen sink of dirty tricks against the Sandin…

Staff (2021-09-26). What Happened to the Dialogue in Mexico? Blyde Published the Following Letter. orinocotribune.com According to the head of the Venezuelan opposition delegation Gerardo Blyde, representatives of the Government of Nicolás Maduro did not arrive for the next round of talks in Mexico City, which was supposed to begin this Friday, September 24. | In a statement made by Blyde on his Twitter account: "in the absence of the delegation of the regime today, the delegation of the Unitary Platform reiterates its commitment to advance in this process, always within the rules previously agreed in the Memorandum of Understanding." Blyde highlighted the willingness of his delegation to continue negotiations on issues of socia…

_____ (2021-09-26). Stop US Sanctions: 'You Don't Feel Them, But They Are Killing Our People'. popularresistance.org This month, the Sanctions Kill coalition (Popular Resistance is a member) released its report: "The Impact and Consequences of US Sanctions." The 35-page report was written in response to the Biden administration's January call for a review of the US sanctions to determine if they 'unduly hinder' the ability of targeted nations to address the COVID-19 pandemic. | To date, there is no word on whether that review has been conducted, but given that the State Department and Treasury are tasked with conducting it, the same institutions that impose sanctions, the Sanctions Kill coalition had no confidence their report…

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

Fight Back (2021-09-26). AFSCME members at University of Minnesota rally for a decent contract. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – On September 22, around 150 AFSCME members at the University of Minnesota held a noon rally calling for the university to listen to their demands and offer real proposals to address issues the workers face around the pandemic and safety, rising costs of living, and racial and social justice at the university. The AFSCME members were joined by supporters from student groups, faculty, and other unions. The union members are fighting for language around several significant issues they face. | The union members are calling for meaningful flexibility around working from home, including a binding app…

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.

_____ (2021-09-26). Nicaragua's Rainforest And Indigenous Peoples. popularresistance.org Masaya, Nicaragua – Indigenous peoples and the rainforests that many inhabit are under threat. Everyone knows it. In Latin America especially, international NGOs like Global Witness and Frontline Defenders tell a story which seems self-evidently true: outsiders are exploiting natural resources, governments are indifferent or actively complicit, Indigenous people defend the forests and in return face expulsion or death. But what happens when real life is more complicated? In Nicaragua, local and international NGOs pursuing a political agenda are twisting the evidence about environmental conflicts. | Nicaragua has…

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

Andy Kroll (2021-09-26). The Names You'll Never Know. tomdispatch.com As a parting shot, on its way out of Afghanistan, the United States military launched a drone attack that the Pentagon called a "righteous strike." The final missile fired during 20 years of occupation, that August 29th airstrike averted an Islamic State car-bomb attack on the last American troops at Kabul's airport. At least, that's what the Pentagon told the world. Within two weeks, a New York Times investigation would dismantle that official narrative. Seven days later, even the Pentagon admitted it. Instead of killing an ISIS suicide bomber, the United States had slaughtered 10 civilians: Zemari Ahmadi, a lon…

teleSUR (2021-09-26). Germany: Social Democrats Gain Slight Lead Over Conservatives. telesurenglish.net In Germany, the first exit polls showed a slight lead by the Social Democrats (SPD) candidate Olaf Scholz over the conservatives Union (CDU/CSU) representative Armin Laschet in the parliamentary elections held on Sunday. | RELATED: | The ARD public television projected the SPD party with 25.7 percent of the votes, while CDU/CSU coalition secured 24.5 percent. The Green party came third place with 14.3 percent.

_____ (2021-09-26). Indigenous People Of Brazil Fight For Their Future. popularresistance.org Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has given new license to the killing of Indigenous people in Brazil. Before he came to power in 2019, it wasn't clear what he wanted to build, but he knew exactly who and what he wanted to destroy: the Indigenous people and the Amazon rainforest, respectively. | "Bolsonaro attacked a woman first, the land, our mother," the Indigenous leader Célia Xakriabá told me. "We have no choice but to fight back." | Since becoming president, the former Army captain, who served under the country's last military dictator, has led an unprecedented war against the environment and the people pro…

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

teleSUR (2021-09-26). Venezuelan Government and the Opposition Resume Talks in Mexico. telesurenglish.net On Sunday, officials from the government of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and opposition sectors' representatives grouped in the Unitary Platform began the 3rd round of political negotiations in Mexico. | RELATED: | Previously, the Head of the Bolivarian delegation Jorge Rodriguez informed that differences had been overcome with the Norwegian mediation delegation, following critiques by Norway's Prime Min…

Dean Baker (2021-09-26). Sickening Indeed: A Review of Sickening, by John Abramson. cepr.net John Abramson has done much to expose the abuses of the pharmaceutical industry over the years. He played a key role in the investigation of Vioxx and the litigation that eventually led the drug to be pulled from the market, as well as billions of dollars to paid in settlements by Merck, its manufacturer. He …

_____ (2021-09-26). On Contact: Anti-Capitalist Chronicles, Part 1. popularresistance.org On the show, the first of a two-part interview, Chris Hedges discusses with Professor David Harvey the reconfiguration of global capitalism, the contradictions of neoliberalism, the financialization of power, the commodification of spectacle, rate versus mass of surplus value, and other issues fundamental to economic theory. | David Harvey, distinguished professor of anthropology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, is a leading theorist in the field of urban studies. Library Journal calls Professor Harvey "one of the most influential geographers of the later 20th century." Professor Harvey…

teleSUR (2021-09-26). 'We Are at a Historic Crossroads', PM Gonsalves Says. telesurenglish.net St. Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves reiterated the calls for the lifting of the U.S. blockade against Cuba and economic sanctions on Venezuela during the 76th regular session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). | RELATED: | He indicated that many old and long-standing political disputes should come to an end amid the pressing health situation provoked by the COVID-19 pandemic…

scorinoco (2021-09-26). Coast to Coast Protests Erupt in the US Against Biden's Deportation of Haitians. orinocotribune.com From coast to coast, thousands of people in 25 US cities marched on September 23 to demand that President Biden live up to his campaign promises to end inhumane treatment of migrants, notably the mass deportation of Haitian refugees clustered under a bridge in South Texas, along with whippings and beatings from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents trying to stop all migrants across the US southern border. | Instead, they declared, Biden should institute policies he promised on the campaign trail: stopping deportations, reuniting families ICE raids split, closing detention centers—especially priv…

_____ (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.

_____ (2021-09-26). Support For Nuclear Ban Treaty Is Rising. popularresistance.org Nuclear tensions and nuclear spending are on the rise, but the elevated danger of nuclear weapons is overshadowed as other urgent global threats from the COVID pandemic, climate and environmental emergencies, and other urgent crises dominate news headlines. The United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), which entered into force in January, receives scant media attention, even as the United Nations prepares to mark September 26 as the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. | Unlike other nuclear treaties and agreements, the TPNW, or nuclear ban treaty as it is also…

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 …

teleSUR (2021-09-26). Mexico Marks Seven Years of Ayotzinapa Students' Dissapereance. telesurenglish.net Students from rural teacher colleges and relatives demanded justice for the 43 Ayotzinapa young students on the seventh anniversary of their disappearance in Iguala in the Mexican State of Guerrero. | RELATED: | "As long as they do not hand over our comrades safe and sound, we will not be silent, and we will continue to be here in a state of struggle supporting the parents who have not given up," activists said. | The invest…

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 …

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