Monthly Archives: September 2021

2021-09-29: News Headlines

Editor (2021-09-29). Dismantling and transcending colonialism's legacy. mronline.org Nkrumah, Nyerere and Senghor were acutely aware of the need to displace the epistemic conditions of colonization in order to transcend it.

Omar Karmi (2021-09-29). EU embraces Lapid's empty promises. electronicintifada.net Why the new excitement over old thinking?

submedia.tv (2021-09-29). Transmissions Part Two: Relationships. itsgoingdown.org sub.Media.Tv presents the second part in their mini-series focusing on inter-generational relationships amongst anarchists. A four part mini-series focusing on the various dimensions of inter-generational relationships amongst anarchists. Part Two focuses on relationships. Hear from Helen Hudson, Ann Hansen, Cee, Vanessa Bolin, Mandy and Ashanti Alston. You'll likely walk away from this episode with a…

_____ (2021-09-29). Judge Refuses To Extend Court Injunction At Fairy Creek. popularresistance.org A B.C. Supreme Court judge has refused to extend an injunction that was granted to prevent protesters from impeding logging operations at Fairy Creek on Vancouver Island. | Justice Douglas Thompson ruled the reputation of the court outweighed the economic interests of the logging company, Teal Jones. Thompson pointed to the RCMP's enforcement of the court injunction as the main reason for the court's tarnished reputation. | "The methods of enforcement of the court's order have led to serious and substantial infringement of civil liberties, including impairment of the freedom of the press to a marked degree," wrot…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-29). Over 1.5 million Australians might be hit by Morrison government's decision to end COVID-19 disaster aid. peoplesdispatch.org The proposed end to disaster pay for millions affected by job loss and pandemic-induced economic slowdown comes at a time when the Scott Morrison government is pushing to reopen the economy despite a surge in COVID-19 infections…

Sondra Youdelman (2021-09-29). Big Money's War on the Build Back Better Plan. otherwords.org Right now, corporations and the ultra-rich are spending millions to derail President Biden's Build Back Better plan. Behind the scenes, they're hard at work to keep our elected officials from helping our country recover from the pandemic. | Poll after poll tells us that Biden's plan is full of things people want: lower drug costs, greater access to health care, a green economy, and restorative investments in our communities.

Anonymous Contributor (2021-09-29). Members of the CIPOG-EZ Ambushed in Guerrero. itsgoingdown.org Communique from the Popular Indigenous Council of Guerrero-Emiliano Zapata denouncing the narco-paramilitary attack carried out today against compañeros of the organization To the Zapatista Army of National Liberation To the National Indigenous Congress To the Indigenous Governing Council To the National and International Sixth To the Networks of Resistance and Rebellion To the Free media…

Linda Ford (2021-09-29). Patriarchy: The Struggle Continues. dissidentvoice.org In a day when America is ruling over a global Empire maintained with violent enforcement to insure universal subordination to its will; and in a day when a military-style domestic police state relentlessly makes sure anti-government protest and dissent is contained, the patriarchal part of that America has been enhanced and strengthened. Feminist movements have …

Brittani Banks (2021-09-29). Why the Taliban's Promise to Stop the Opium Trade Rings Hollow. independentmediainstitute.org One of the first announcements the Taliban made after seizing power in Afghanistan in August was that they were going to "ban the production and sale of drugs." But, as with other promises of change made by the Taliban, from women's rights to press freedoms, there are plenty of reasons to be skeptical about its …

Steve Early (2021-09-29). What is To Be Done About Work? counterpunch.org In 2020-21, Covid-19 threw millions of people out of work, dispatched the more privileged among us to white collar "home offices," and made life on the job a lot more dangerous and difficult for those suddenly deemed "essential" as health care workers, retail clerks, or meat packers. The resulting disruption of existing workplace arrangements—from commuting patterns to face-to-face meetings and on-site supervision—has been the subject of endless newspaper commentary and social media discussion, as pandemic conditions persist or abate. Thanks to the Delta variant, we're now prisoners of a wide-ranging…

scorinoco (2021-09-29). Presidents of Mexico and Cuba: 'End US Economic War on Cuba'. orinocotribune.com In a blow to Washington's stepped-up attempts to isolate Cuba, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador invited Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel to serve as guest of honor for Mexico's independence day celebration on September 16. | In his speech at the military parade marking the 211th anniversary of the start of Mexico's war for independence—known as the Grito de Dolores—López Obrador lauded the Cuban people. "They have defended with dignity their right to live free and independent, without permitting interference in their internal affairs by any foreign power," he said. | "You can be for or a…

Erik Molvar (2021-09-29). How the Park Service Sold Out Point Reyes National Seashore to the Livestock Industry. counterpunch.org Thirteen ranchers won a sweeping victory this week, defeating the interests of three million annual visitors to Point Reyes National Seashore, by securing a plan amendment that extends their commercial livestock operations on Park lands for at least 20 years. The plan amendment — the first epic public lands fail by the nascent Biden administration — sells out native ecosystems, rare wildlife, and the beachgoing public. The plan extends beef and dairy operations well beyond the terms well Congressional intention for the Seashore's establishment in 1978, which prescribed livestock leases for "a definite…

Anya Parampil (2021-09-29). Top Cuban diplomat speaks to The Grayzone about renewed US assault. thegrayzone.com Red Lines host Anya Parampil speaks with Carlos F. de Cossio, the Director General of the United States for Cuba's Foreign Ministry, about continuing US attempts to overthrow his country's government. By Anya Parampil TRANSCRIPT ANYA PARAMPIL: Director General Carlos de Cossio, thank you so much for speaking with me this afternoon. President Miguel Díaz-Canel just gave an address before the UN General Assembly, in which he denounced what he described as US attempts to reinstate a Monroe Doctrine …

Appalachians Against Pipelines (2021-09-29). Mountain Valley Pipeline Protesters Lock To Equipment, Block Construction In Lindside, WV. itsgoingdown.org Report from Appalachians Against Pipelines on recent action to stop the construction of the Mountain Valley Pipeline in so-called Lindside, West Virginia. Early Tuesday morning, two Mountain Valley Pipeline protesters locked themselves to construction equipment at a construction site in Lindside, WV. A rally of nearly a dozen supporters gathered nearby. Banners at the site…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-29). Azerbaijan-Iran tensions approaching military level. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Iran: Military drills near Azerbaijan an issue of "sovereignty" Tehran on Tuesday, September 28 invoked its "sovereignty" to dismiss Azerbaijan's concerns over Iranian military exercises near their shared border, AFP reports (via Barron's). "The drills carried out by our country in the northwest border areas…are a question of sovereignty," Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh …

WSWS (2021-09-29). SEP (Australia) electoral members condemn anti-democratic legislation as "both cynical and sinister in intent" wsws.org "More than anything the ruling class and the political parties that support it want to prevent a socialist perspective and Marxist analysis being presented in elections."

Ben Norton (2021-09-29). US Congress Outlines New Phase of Economic Attacks and Hybrid War on Nicaragua's Sandinista Government. globalresearch.ca

Henry Redman (2021-09-29). Wisconsin Republicans Enforce Cursive but Not Race. progressive.org Joining states such as Texas, Wisconsin passed a bill that bans the teaching of critical race theory and other tangential topics.

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-09-29). The Latest Developments in Mexico Talks. orinocotribune.com On Monday, September 27, the third phase of the Venezuelan national dialogue between the Venezuelan government and the opposition Unitary Platform, held in Mexico City, ended with a decision to establish consultation mechanisms amongst the diverse socio-political sectors of Venezuela and of other countries. | After the closing of the round of meetings that took place from September 25 to 27, Dag Nylander, spokesperson for the mediator team of the Kingdom of Norway, presented a joint statement with the Venezuelan government and opposition delegations, reaffirming the agenda established in the previously signed Mem…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-29). Azerbaijan,Georgia (Turkey) Caspian energy routes crucial for Eurasia, beyond. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Aliyev to Georgian PM: Azerbaijani-Georgian close cooperation beneficial for whole region Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Georgian PM Irakli Garibashvili met in Baku earlier today, during the second official visit of Garibashvili to Azerbaijan this year. **** [Aliyev] stated that traditional directions of cooperation between Azerbaijan and Georgia, related to gas and oil transportation, have …

George Ochenski (2021-09-29). The Perils of One-Party Rule. counterpunch.org We find ourselves in a strange situation right now with one-party rule by Democrats at the national level and one-party rule by the Republicans in Montana. Of course there are tremendous benefits to holding the majority — primarily, not being overly concerned with the travails of the minority party. But there are also perils because there's

_____ (2021-09-29). War Is A Racket: Ex-State Department Official Matthew Hoh Speaks Out. popularresistance.org What was the Afghanistan War all about? That is the question on many people's lips after a devastating 20-year campaign that has killed an estimated 176,000 people and displaced nearly 6 million more. | Today, Watchdog host Lowkey is joined by a man who knows the war from both inside and out. Matthew Hoh was at the forefront of the American empire's campaign in the Middle East, first serving as a captain in the U.S. Marines, then moving to the Department of Defense and the State Department. In 2009, he publicly resigned from his position in the State Department in Zabul Province, Afghanistan, over U.S. policy in…

_____ (2021-09-29). Reporting A Federal Crime. popularresistance.org I tried to report a crime last week. It was a serious crime, too. Rather, it was a whole bunch of federal crimes. It was impossible to find anybody interested. | Let me start at the beginning. Over the past year, I have developed first-hand knowledge of what I believe is a major international fraud. The principal is an American citizen who is defrauding investors in a financial technology bank scam based overseas, and the investors include people in the United States and in at least three foreign countries. | I have thousands of pages of evidence, including forged documents, surreptitious recordings of the princi…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-29). Four political parties announce bloc to resist president Saied's power grab in Tunisia. peoplesdispatch.org 20 Tunisian and international human rights groups also denounced the president's actions in a joint statement, calling them unilateral, authoritarian and in violation of the Tunisian constitution…

Maurizio Coppola (2021-09-29). What to know about the upcoming local elections in Italy. peoplesdispatch.org Local elections will take place in over 1,300 municipalities of Italy on October 3 and 4. What is the general political context leading into these elections and how is the left organizing to bring an alternative voice into local institutions?

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-09-29). Video: The 2021 Worldwide Covid Crisis: Prof. Michel Chossudovsky. globalresearch.ca We are at the crossroads of one of the most serious crises in World history. We are living history, yet our understanding of the sequence of events since January 2020 has been blurred. | Worldwide, people have been misled both by …

_____ (2021-09-29). Rural Hospitals Can't Find The Nurses They Need To Fight COVID. popularresistance.org On any given day, Mary Ellen Pratt, CEO of St. James Parish Hospital in rural Lutcher, Louisiana, doesn't know how she's going to staff the 25-bed hospital she manages. | With the continued surge of the COVID-19 delta variant, she's had to redirect resources. Her small team, including managers, has doubled up on duties, shifts and hours to care for intensive care patients, she said. | "We're having to postpone elective surgeries that require hospitalizations because we can't take care of those patients in the hospital," Pratt said. "The staff working in outpatient services have been redeployed to bedside care."

WSWS (2021-09-29). New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez reneges on pledge to vote against bill funding Israeli war crimes. wsws.org After initially voting "no," the Democratic Socialists of America member released a long letter apologizing for her abrupt reversal.

WSWS (2021-09-29). Samoa's Supreme Court ends bitter parliamentary standoff. wsws.org Behind the Pacific country's political upheaval is mounting opposition to growing inequality, poverty and authoritarianism, and intensifying geo-political rivalry in the region between the US and China.

Staff (2021-09-29). Mexico Talks: Dialogue Table Condemns Xenophobia Against Venezuelan Migrants in Chile. orinocotribune.com Both the Venezuelan government and opposition delegations jointly condemned the xenophobic acts perpetrated against Venezuelan migrants in Chile this weekend. This was announced on Monday, September 27, by Dag Nylander, spokesperson of the facilitator team of the Kingdom of Norway, at the end of the third phase of the Venezuelan dialogue held in Mexico City. Both delegations expressed their absolute condemnation for the acts of xenophobia and violence against Venezuelan families that occurred this Saturday in the Chilean city of Iquique, denouncing the acts as a very serious violation of human rights. The delegat…

_____ (2021-09-29). Voices From The African Left: China Vs The US And The New Cold War. popularresistance.org Western governments along with their loyal media and think tanks warn that China is colonizing, exploiting, and forcing Africa into a debt trap. Is this true? Or is it Cold War propaganda? What is China's actual role in Africa and how does it compare with the West's? | To help us understand what's really happening, Rania Khalek was joined by two leading African leftists: Mikaela Nhondo Erskog, an educator and researcher with Pan Africanism Today, a researcher at the Tricontinental Institute, and a member of the organizing committee of No Cold War. And Kambale Musavuli, an activist, writer, and analyst with the Ce…

Editor2 (2021-09-29). Indian Farmers Lead Country-Wide Shutdown. orinocotribune.com On Monday, September 27, a day-long peaceful country-wide shutdown was organized in India to mark 10 months of the farmers' agitation. The shutdown lasted from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. and was called for by the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella organization of around 40 farmers' unions. They were backed by a number of trade unions and political parties. | The farmers have been demanding that the government at the center, led by the right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), repeal the three agriculture laws enacted on September 27 last year. The contentious laws, farmers argue, will allow for the increased role of c…

Ryan Hamby (2021-09-29). HelloFresh workers demand a union. liberationnews.org If these workers win their union, they would be the first in the food-kit production and delivery industry.

Abayomi Azikiwe (2021-09-29). Guinea Coup Leaders Reject ECOWAS Initiatives. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-29). Georgian defense chief joins airborne exercise to prepare for Black Sea conflict. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Juansher Burchuladze made a parachute jump with the soldiers of the Special Operations Forces The personnel of the Special Operations Forces of the Georgian Defense Forces are undergoing a parachute training program, which envisages landing on the water. The Minister of Defense Juansher Burchuladze took part in the parachute jump from the air to the …

Matt Sedlar (2021-09-29). Young Men Need More Medicaid. cepr.net Recent research establishes a link between losing Medicaid at age 19 and incarceration among young men. Using a research design that linked Medicaid records and criminal justice records for young low-income men in South Carolina, economist Elisa Jácome found that among the young men in her sample who were incarcerated before age 21, about 80 …

_____ (2021-09-29). Outrage Over Atrocities Committed Against Alex Saab. popularresistance.org After receiving a letter from the diplomat Alex Saab, the head of the Venezuelan government delegation in the Mexico Talks, Jorge Rodríguez, expressed outrage at the atrocities committed against this representative of Venezuelan diplomacy. In the letter, Saab denounced his subjection to torture in Cape Verde, including psychologically torment. For example, authorities had deprived him of water for days, wrote Saab, "because according to them they must pass the transparent bottles through the x-ray, and the machine is always damaged."

_____ (2021-09-29). Cuban And Mexican Presidents Strengthen Solidarity. popularresistance.org The independence of Mexico and of Cuba, got a big hearing in Mexico City on September 16. On that day in 1810, in Dolores, Mexico, Catholic priest Miguel Hidalgo called upon parishioners to join him in rebelling against Spain's viceregal government. Mexico finally gained independence in 1821. Every year, at 11 PM on September 15, and on September 16, Mexicans and their presidents pay homage to Hidalgo's iconic Cry of Dolores (Grito de Dolores). | This year, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, commemorating that important day, had a surprising guest. Cuba's president Miguel Díaz-Canel was at his side and they b…

Editor (2021-09-29). Taking to the streets to teach China's gay migrants about safe sex. mronline.org Grassroots organizations, many of them started and staffed by gay men, are doing the oft-neglected work of outreach in migrant communities.

Brian Wakamo (2021-09-29). To Save Jobs and Fund Infrastructure, Close This Loophole. otherwords.org The multi-trillion-dollar budget reconciliation bill moving through Congress represents an enormous opportunity to invest in unmet human and environmental needs. It's also the best chance we have to close loopholes that help the wealthy avoid their fair share of taxes. | One of the most extreme is the so-called "carried interest" loophole. This allows wealthy private equity, real estate, and hedge fund managers to claim the fees they receive for their services as capital gains, which are taxed at a rate of just 23.8 percent, instead of the top marginal income tax rate of 37 percent. | As Charles Khan, organizing…

Tanya Wadhwa (2021-09-29). Chilean Chamber of Deputies approves bill to decriminalize abortion. peoplesdispatch.org With 75 votes in favor, 68 votes against and 2 abstentions, the lower house of the parliament endorsed the bill that decriminalizes voluntary termination of pregnancy in Chile within the first fourteen weeks of gestation…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-29). Ukrainian government approves plan for "deoccupation" of Crimea, demands international criminal trial for "Russian aggressor" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Crimea deoccupation strategy: Cabinet approves action plan "I will tell you about the action plan for the implementation of the Crimea deoccupation strategy. The document has been submitted to the government today and it has been approved. Together with the relevant strategy, it will be our comprehensive roadmap, through which we will regain the Ukrainian …

WSWS (2021-09-29). Worker crushed in forklift accident at Dana Toledo plant amid COVID outbreak. wsws.org "This is place is like a jail or a prison. I've never been to jail or prison but I'll tell you what, if it's anything like this place I don't ever want to go," one worker said.

WSWS (2021-09-29). COVID surge in Singapore despite 80 percent vaccination. wsws.org The government had begun lifting restrictions, having adopted a "living with Covid" policy, but has been forced to reverse course in a bid to slow the rapid rise of cases.

WSWS (2021-09-29). Massachusetts redacts child COVID-19 hospitalization data as schools fully reopen. wsws.org Since June 30, two months before the beginning of the school year, Massachusetts has been withholding data on COVID-19 hospitalizations by age group.

Ronald N Kostoff (2021-09-29). Why Are We Vaccinating Children Against COVID-19? globalresearch.ca Bulk …

Colin Todhunter (2021-09-29). The Fear Pandemic and the Crisis of Capitalism. Sleepwalking Towards A Global Economic Crisis? globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-09-29). Victimised London bus driver David O'Sullivan supports call for October 1 school strike. wsws.org "Lisa's call speaks for all of us, not only those of us who have children going to school but all who refuse to see children used in a herd immunity experiment."

WSWS (2021-09-29). COVID-19 cases surge at US colleges and universities, administrations seek to hide the disaster. wsws.org College campuses have been transformed into incubators of COVID-19 as the pandemic surges…

WSWS (2021-09-29). The significance of the Sozialistische Gleichheitspartei's campaign in the German elections. wsws.org The federal election has made it clear that only the independent intervention of the working class can put an end to the ruthless policies of herd immunity, militarism and inequality. The Socialist Equality Party has used the election campaign to give such a movement a socialist perspective.

Staff (2021-09-29). Jorge Rodríguez Expresses Outrage Over Atrocities Committed Against Alex Saab (Letter). orinocotribune.com After receiving a letter from the diplomat Alex Saab, the head of the Venezuelan government delegation in the Mexico Talks, Jorge Rodríguez, expressed outrage at the atrocities committed against this representative of Venezuelan diplomacy. | In a post on his Twitter account, Rodríguez wrote: "This letter from our special envoy Alex Saab was received this morning by the members of the Venezuelan government delegation. His message moved us, and at the same time we felt deep indignation at the atrocities committed against our diplomat. Truth and life will prevail!" | In the letter, Saab denounced his subjection to t…

Tammy Rojas (2021-09-29). With Health Care At Stake, Our Voices Should Count. otherwords.org My life has been hard, but I've always worked even harder. I want to share a bit about where it's gotten me — and what it might mean for you if you struggle like I have. | I grew up in a family without much money. When I dropped out of high school, my options were limited to minimum wage jobs. | That wasn't enough to pay the bills to begin with, but things got worse when a dishonest employer shorted me on hours and wages. When I took $9 that was owed to me — just so I could eat — I ended up with a criminal record. That killed my dream of going to nursing school. | These things happen all the tim…

WSWS (2021-09-29). More than 200,000 children have been infected with COVID-19 in the US for five consecutive weeks. wsws.org The continued mass infection of children is driven by the spread of the highly infectious Delta variant and the reopening of schools to in-person learning throughout the country.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-29). People across the United States demand cancellation of rent. peoplesdispatch.org In cities and towns across the US people mobilized to demand the cancellation of rents and called on Congress to wipe out all rent and mortgage debt accumulated during the pandemic.

WSWS (2021-09-29). COVID-19 outbreaks and staff resignations deepen crisis in Southwest US schools. wsws.org Teachers in school districts in the Southwest, whether in states run by Democrats or Republicans, are confronted by overwork, inadequate COVID-19 measures, fear and lack of transparency.

Johanna Kichton (2021-09-29). People's Action and Dƒìmos Unveil Report Revealing Corporate Sabotage of Biden's Build Back Better Agenda. peoplesaction.org New Report Exposes Corporate Push to Derail Popular, Progressive Provisions in $3.5T Budget Package Johanna Kichton, j.kichton@peoplesaction.org, 202.660.0605 Colleen A. Roache, croache@demos.org, 862.400.5099 WASHINGTON, D.C.—People's Action and Dƒìmos today unveiled an incriminating report that reveals the depths of corporate sabotage of President Biden's Build Back Better agenda. Just 20 corporations or groups representing them have …

Basav Sen (2021-09-29). Why Did A U.S. Envoy Meet With The Head Of A Fascist Militia in India? fpif.org The fact that India is well on its way to full-fledged authoritarianism hasn't factored into the Biden administration's approach to the "world's largest democracy."

Maura Quint (2021-09-29). Taxing the Rich Isn't a New Idea. progressive.org The Reagan era was a deviation from the norm, and it is the rich who have benefited.

Peter Certo (2021-09-29). In OtherWords: September 29, 2021. otherwords.org It's crunch time for the Democrats' jobs and infrastructure package, also known as the reconciliation bill or the Build Back Better plan. | There's a big debate in Congress right now between members who support a more ambitious package a handful of moderates and conservatives trying to pare it back. But there's not much debate among the American people, as Sondra Youdelman explains this week. In fact, the bill's main provisions — more health and child care, green jobs, lower drug prices, and the like — are really, really popular. So is the idea of funding them by reversing big tax cuts for the wealthy…

Joel S. Hirschhorn (2021-09-29). U.S Army Physician Warns About Toxic Ingredients in COVID Shots. globalresearch.ca

Brittani Banks (2021-09-29). Europe After Angela Merkel: Is the Atlantic Era Over? independentmediainstitute.org Just what shape Germany's governing coalition will take is still unclear in the aftermath of the September 26 election, which saw the Social Democrats (SPD), led by finance minister Olaf Scholz, come away with just over a quarter of the vote, at 25.7 percent. The balance of power in Germany is now held by the …

The Global Research Team (2021-09-29). Global Research is No Longer in Troubled Waters: Thanks to Our Readers… globalresearch.ca Dear Readers, | In response to last week's donation and membership campaign, we can now say that Global Research is no longer "in Troubled Waters". | Our readers have thrown us a lifeline in the form of a donation or a membership …

WSWS (2021-09-29). Ordeal of 39 miners trapped underground for two days at Vale facility in northern Ontario appears near end. wsws.org To reach the surface, the trapped miners have had to climb two at a time up a ladder system for approximately 2,500 feet.

Editor2 (2021-09-29). Venezuela Reiterates Commitment to Strengthen United Nations. orinocotribune.com "World collaboration is needed more than ever due to the economic recession prompted by the pandemic," the Venezuelan chancellor said. | Venezuela's Foreign Affairs Minister Felix Plasencia met United Nations Secretary Antonio Guterres in New York to reiterate his country's commitment to strengthening this multilateral organization. | "Political collaboration is needed more than ever due to the economic recession and health crisis prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic," Plasencia said, stressing that the government of President Nicolas Maduro currently holds dialogues with the opposition in Mexico to reach agreements…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-29). Ukraine lowers threshold for all-out war in Donbass. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ukraine's top military commander lifts all restrictions on return fire in Donbass — media Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valery Zaluzhny issued a special directive allowing Ukrainian servicemen to return fire in the conflict zone of Donbass without prior approval from their supreme commanders…. "Commanders were authorized to use all available weaponry. Commanders …

Tamara Nassar (2021-09-29). Iraq resists push for ties with Tel Aviv. electronicintifada.net Outrage over Erbil conference sponsored by Israel lobby group.

John Kendall Hawkins (2021-09-29). Diary Entry: Handling the Truth of Cuba. counterpunch.org To hear Daniel Ellsberg tell it, the world came a lot closer to nuclear annihilation during the Cuban Missile Crisis than has ever been played up by the Press for our education. What's new? In his must-read book, The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner, Ellsberg delivers the astonishing news, not well-known even

WSWS (2021-09-29). Germany: Parents, students and teachers support October 1 school strike in UK. wsws.org The call for a school strike on October 1 in Britain is meeting with a great response in Germany.

Cesar Chelala (2021-09-29). The Failure of Intervention. counterpunch.org President Joe Biden's remarks to the United Nations struck a positive tone in international relations, a tone that has not been heard for several years from an American president. This is happening as United States allies criticize the president for not having consulted them when the U.S. withdrew from Afghanistan. This dismal experience shows the

Anarchist Black Cross Federation (2021-09-29). Eric King's Trial Postponed! itsgoingdown.org Update on anarchist political prisoner Eric King's trail, which has currently been rescheduled. Eric's pre-trial conference and trial has been rescheduled. First, there will be an evidentiary hearing regarding Eric's motion to suppress. More details to come. Judge's order: ORDER as to Eric King (1): With respect to [114] Defendant Eric King's Amended Motion to…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-29). Violent deportations of Haitian refugees expose Biden's record on migrant rights. peoplesdispatch.org The violent expulsion of Haitian migrants in Del Rio, at the behest of the Joe Biden administration, has put a spotlight on the president's record of continuing Trump-era laws to expel hundreds of thousands of asylum seekers and undocumented migrants…

David Bacon (2021-09-29). 'Endless Wars' That Never Should Have Begun. progressive.org Photographs by David Bacon; text by David Bacon and Norman Stockwell.

Editor (2021-09-29). China halts new coal-fired power plants abroad in boost for climate action. mronline.org Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday that China would stop building new coal-fired power plants abroad, marking a historic shift away from the fossil fuel before the United Nations climate summit in November.

Jeff Abbott (2021-09-29). The Other Americans: Haitians Expelled from Southern Border. progressive.org The expulsion of migrants in Texas highlights decades of failed U.S. foreign policy toward Haiti.

Brittani Banks (2021-09-29). Afghanistan's Impoverished People Live Amid Enormous Riches. independentmediainstitute.org On September 25, 2021, Afghanistan's Economy Minister Qari Din Mohammad Hanif said that his government does not want "help and cooperation from the world like the previous government. The old system was supported by the international community for 20 years but still failed." It is fair to say that Hanif has no experience in running …

Jordan Schachtel (2021-09-29). Freedom Prevails: COVID Data Shows 'Public Health' Mandates Only Harm People. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-09-29). Tennessee teachers support UK school strike and the fight against "herd immunity" policies. wsws.org Our committee stands in complete solidarity with parents striking this Friday against unsafe conditions in UK schools amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Josh Frank (2021-09-29). Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, "Race For Profit" counterpunch.org

Joe Frady (2021-09-29). Rhode Island Ed Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green: Cynical Neoliberal Identity Politics Masking A Financial Mega-Scandal. counterpunch.org The Providence Public School District began its school year this month and Rhode Island Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green has probably been letting out a sigh of relief every night. Without the friendly local media coverage from The Providence Journal's Linda Borg, GoLocal Providence's "News Team" (whoever that is), and The Boston Globe's Dan McGowan, not

Heather Barr (2021-09-29). For Afghan Women, the Frightening Return of 'Vice and Virtue'. fpif.org There is no better symbol for the disappearance of women's rights in Afghanistan than the end of the Ministry of Women's Affairs and the return of the Ministry for Propagation of Virtue and Prevention of Vice. When the Taliban on September 7 announced their new interim government, the vice and virtue The situation has a fe…

WSWS (2021-09-29). London bus safety campaigner Kevin Mustafa calls on colleagues to defend David O'Sullivan: "Let's get behind our brother and show solidarity" wsws.org Mustafa's video in defence of David O'Sullivan is a call to arms. It reflects growing opposition among London bus workers to the torrent of lies, harassment and death which they have faced during the pandemic.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-29). 20 Years After Durban: Africans and Afro-Descendants Colonized or Emancipated? libya360.wordpress.com Mireille Fanon Mendes France The 20th anniversary of the World Conference Against Racism (WCAR) is an opportunity to analyze the state of African descended people. Reparations for centuries of crimes against humanity must still be paid. At the end of the Durban -2001- conference, the international community, many NGOs, social movements and members of what…

WSWS (2021-09-29). Australian government withdrawing COVID payments to workers to enforce "reopening" drive. wsws.org The ending of inadequate disaster payments will be a battering ram to force workers into unsafe places of employment and low-paid, insecure work.

WSWS (2021-09-29). San Diego State University students speak out against inadequate COVID-19 safety measures on campus. wsws.org The current situation facing students everywhere forewarns of serious spread of the virus among students, staff and the wider community.

Debra Heine (2021-09-29). Over 7,000 Doctors and Scientists Sign "Rome Declaration" Accusing COVID Policy-Makers of 'Crimes Against Humanity'. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2021-09-29). Venezuela Denounces Detention of Two FANB Members by Colombia. orinocotribune.com Venezuela condemned the "arbitrary detention" of two of its military personnel by Colombia and has demanded their immediate release to avoid unnecessary tensions between the two countries. | The Bolivarian National Armed Force (FANB) of Venezuela has denounced the "arbitrary detention" of two of its members by Colombian authorities in the town of Cúcuta, in the department of Norte de Santander at the Colombia-Venezuela border. | According to a statement published on Tuesday, September 28, by the FANB on Twitter, Wilter Alexis González Miranda and Gabriel Antonio Veloz Varela, two Venezuelan sergeants were apprehe…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-29). Third round of dialogue process between Venezuelan government and opposition concludes. peoplesdispatch.org The recent round of dialogue and negotiation process between the Venezuelan government and the platform of far-right opposition forces began amid conflict with the mediator Norway and concluded without reaching significant agreements…

Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (2021-09-29). Justice Centre Gives Ontario Final Warning over Vax Passports. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-09-29). Health care workers and nurses around the US call for safe staffing ratios. wsws.org In the wake of school reopenings in the US, the latest wave of COVID-19 has seen a surge of protests and strikes by health care workers against the horrific consequences of the government's handling of the pandemic.

Kim Scipes (2021-09-29). The Human Costs of iPhones. counterpunch.org Like many of you, I use an iPhone. It is a technological wonder and allows me to do things unimaginable even a few years ago; it has more computer power than NASA had to put men on the Moon in the late 1960s-early 1970s. These phones are designed by Apple, Inc. Yet, how many of

WSWS (2021-09-29). Working class life, contemporary problems: The Box from Mexico, Clio Barnard's Ali & Ava, Laurent Cantet's Arthur Rambo and more. wsws.org A number of films at this year's festival were intriguing and substantial. Some we will probably have need to write about in greater detail in the future.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-29). CIA reportedly planned to kill Assange as revenge for Vault 7 leak. peoplesdispatch.org This was after Wikileaks published the Vault 7 files. According to media reports, discussions about kidnapping and even killing Assange took place at the"highest levels" of the Trump administration…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-29). Battle for Caspian Sea, Central Asia: Turkmenistan to join Turkic Council as observer. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com As foretold here several months ago. Turkmenistan to join Turkic Council as observer ==== Turkic Council: Turkic world hails Karabakh war, is invested in "millions of Turkish kin" in Afghanistan Pan-Turkic bloc sets its sights on Afghanistan ==== Turkmenistan will join the Turkic Council as an observer, Trend reports on Sept. 29 referring to Business …

Dr. Jack Rasmus (2021-09-29). Down the Corporate Rabbit Hole: Biden's Reconciliation Bill. $3.5 Trillion Allocated to "Human Infrastructure and Climate Change" globalresearch.ca

Anish R M (2021-09-29). Report reveals CIA debated possible kidnapping and assassination of Assange. peoplesdispatch.org A recent investigative news report revealed plans by the CIA, under Trump-era director Mike Pompeo, floating the idea of either kidnapping or possibly assassinating Wikileaks founder Julian Assange…

Anthony DiMaggio, Rachael Bucci, Niko Jones (2021-09-29). The Climate Strike That Wasn't: What's Behind Declining Protest in 2021? counterpunch.org You may have noticed that the "climate strike" actions on September 24 across the U.S. were incredibly thin compared to previous years. As progressive activists, we were disappointed after attending the local event in our area (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) to find perhaps four dozen participants this year for an event, which one of us participated in two years ago in the same location that previously brought out hundreds of demonstrators. The trend appears the same throughout the nation, with reporting from two years ago estimating the national turnout may have been in the hundreds of thousands in what was billed as…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-29). State Department backs Ukraine in looming showdown with Belarus, Russia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com United States supports Ukraine's right to determine its collective defense "Each country has the sovereign right to determine its own collective defense choices. We reaffirm our steadfast support for Ukraine's sovereignty, territorial integrity, and Euro-Atlantic aspirations," Spokesperson for the U.S. Department of State Ned Price posted on Twitter. Thus, Price commented on the words of …

Staff (2021-09-29). Samidoun Spain joins the celebration of the centenary of the Communist Party of Spain. samidoun.net From Friday 24 September to Sunday 26 September, the activists of Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network in the Spanish State (Samidoun España) were present at the Fiesta festival, marking the centenary of the Communist Party of Spain, in the municipality of Rivas Vaciamadrid. The presence of Samidoun Spain was crucial during these important days, which […] | The article

_____ (2021-09-29). Years Of Local Opposition Defeats PennEast Pipeline. popularresistance.org Environmental and public health advocates on Monday celebrated the demise of a proposed fracked gas pipeline across Pennsylvania and New Jersey after PennEast decided to cease development because of difficulties acquiring certain state permits. | "This is a huge victory. Today, water, the environment, and people spoke louder than fossil fuels," said Jim Waltman, executive director of the New Jersey-based Watershed Institute, in a statement. "We congratulate and thank the many local, state, and federal officials of both parties and thousands of residents for their determined opposition to this unnecessary and dest…

WSWS (2021-09-29). Deadly train derailment in Montana exposes decrepit state of US infrastructure. wsws.org Saturday's derailment is the latest in a string of accidents and disasters that are the result of the decayed, underfunded and underdeveloped infrastructure in the United States.

Nick Turse (2021-09-29). The Names You'll Never Know. counterpunch.org 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

Brett Heinz (2021-09-29). First Available Data Shows Countries Are Using Special Drawing Rights to Stabilize Their Economies and Address the Pandemic. cepr.net On August 23, 2021, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) allocated $650 billion worth of Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) to its members to add liquidity to the global economy during unprecedented health and economic crises caused by COVID-19. SDRs, which are an international reserve asset, can be exchanged or donated among member countries, meaning the injection …

Richard C. Gross (2021-09-29). Republicans Plotting Against America. counterpunch.org "Oh, what men dare do! What men may do." — William Shakespeare, "Much Ado About Nothing." The Republican Party with Donald Trump as its leader is trying to destroy America as we know it. It's becoming clearer as more details emerge that the Jan. 6 Trump-inspired mob uprising against the government appeared to be a

OneAngryAussie (2021-09-29). Video: The Reality of Human Rights in Australia. asia-pacificresearch.com

David Vine (2021-09-29). Not Just About Subs, AUKUS Expands US Military Footprint in Australia, Too. asia-pacificresearch.com

Brian Shilhavy (2021-09-29). Top Tennis Player Forced to Stop Competing Due to COVID-19 Shot Side Effects — Other Top Tennis Stars Say "No" to Shots. globalresearch.ca

Brian Shilhavy (2021-09-29). Whistleblower Lawsuit! Government Medicare Data Shows 48,465 Dead Following COVID Shots — Remdesivir Drug Has 25% Death Rate! globalresearch.ca

Staff (2021-09-29). 2 October, Stockholm: Irish-Palestinian Solidarity Pub. samidoun.net Saturday, 2 October 6: 00 pm to midnight Kafe 44 (Tjà§rhovsgatan 46) Stockholm, Sweden Facebook: www.facebook.com/events/406984994332312 Welcome to an Irish-Palestinian pub of solidarity! On the 2/10 Samidoun Stockholm and Irlandinformation (a group for solidarity with Irish freedom fighters) invite you all to a pub night in support of national liberation movements. Palestinian food, cheap drinks, revolutionary […] | The article

Kim Petersen (2021-09-29). The Entire Korean Peninsula as an American Satrapy? dissidentvoice.org Foreign Affairs (FA) magazine, published by the right-wing Council on Foreign Relations, has recently published some articles on taking advantage of economic challenges faced by North Korea. On 29 July, FA says, "Change is underway on the Korean Peninsula. FA posits that sanctions have worked for the US, as can be gleaned from the article's …

Julio Ricardo Varela (2021-09-29). Proponents of 2021 Self-Determination Act for Puerto Rico Make New Push to House Committee Members. latinorebels.com Organizations supporting the Self-Determination Act of 2021 (H.R. 2070) for Puerto Rico have initiated a series of nationwide actions directed at key House members of the Natural Resources Committee—details of which will be shared at a Wednesday noon press conference outside the White House in Washington, D.C.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-29). Chile's congress passes plan to expand access to abortion services and other stories. peoplesdispatch.org Today we look at a bill to decriminalize abortion tabled in Chile's congress, a report on alleged sexual abuse during the WHO's response to an Ebola outbreak in the DRC, and more…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-29). 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…

Sergio Rodríguez Gelfenstein (2021-09-29). Estados Unidos: Reflexiones dramáticas en voz alta. globalizacion.ca En Estados Unidos están ocurriendo algunas cosas sorprendentes, la presidenta de la cámara de representantes Nancy Pelosi durante un evento en Londres ha admitido que el capitalismo "no ha servido a nuestra economía tan bien como debería". | Asumiendo la diferencia…

COVID Call to Humanity (2021-09-29). FDA Knew COVID Vaccines Would Lead to Severe Adverse Events, Sanitized Info Was Given to People to Prevent Vaccine-hesitancy. globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-29). 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…

Jonathan Cook (2021-09-29). Labour's Palestine motion means Keir Starmer's war on the left is not over. dissidentvoice.org Labour leader Keir Starmer hoped he would hammer the final nails into the coffin of support for his predecessor Jeremy Corbyn and his left-wing policies at the party's annual conference in Brighton this week. But delegates had other ideas. With a resounding slap to Starmer's face, the conference voted in favour of a motion declaring …

Gerardo Villagrán del Corral (2021-09-29). Ayotzinapa: Siete años sin respuestas claras sobre los 43 estudiantes desaparecidos. globalizacion.ca Después de siete años sin respuestas claras, familiares de los 43 estudiantes de magisterio de la localidad de Ayotzinapa, en el estado mexicano de Guerrero, que desaparecieron en la noche del 26 al 27 de setiembre de 2014, marcharon ante…

Dave DeCamp (2021-09-29). US Won't be Asking Taliban Permission to Launch Future Airstrikes in Afghanistan. globalresearch.ca

Vasko Kohlmayer (2021-09-29). Lying Through Their Teeth: Health Officials Know Vaccines Don't Stop Transmission but Talk About 'A Pandemic of the Unvaccinated'. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-09-29). 'We Had a Deal': Warren Joins Sanders and House Progressives in Fight for Biden's Agenda. commondreams.org

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-29). 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…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-29). Northeastern Syria: 11 Turkish-Backed Militants Killed Or Wounded In New Round Of Infighting. southfront.org Illustrative image. | On September 28, clashes broke out between two units of the Mu'tasim Division in the Turkish-occupied town of Ras al-Ain in northeastern Syria. | A disagreement over checkpoints located on profitable smuggling routes and the distribution of houses forcibly taken from locals was reportedly the main cause of the clashes, which took place in the central and eastern parts of Ras al-Ain. | In the course of the clashes, Turkish-backed militants used heavy weapons including large-caliber machine guns, rocket…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-29). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-29). 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…

Patrick Mazza (2021-09-29). If we don't get climate justice, shut it down. zcomm.org Time to get in the way of business as usual…

Stansfield Smith (2021-09-29). Is the US Global Empire Actually in Decline? Part 2. orinocotribune.com By Stansfield Smith and Roger D. Harris — Sep 25, 2021 | PART 2: MILITARY AND IDEOLOGICAL FORMS OF DOMINATION | The US regards as its Manifest Destiny to rule the world. The US bosses equate their national security interests with global security interests; no place or issue is insignificant. The US sees its role as defending the world capitalist order even if narrow US interests are not immediately and practically involved. | The Question of a US Military Decline | The second central element of the waning US empire argument is based on the US armed forces failures in the Middle East wars. However, they overl…

Coral Wynter (2021-09-29). Torres Strait Islanders say: 'Our Islands, Our Home'. greenleft.org.au Eight Torres Strait Islander Elders are taking the federal government to the United Nations Human Rights Committee over its inaction on climate change. Reports Coral Wynter.

Claudio Della Croce (2021-09-29). Se resquebraja el consenso neoliberal y Biden pide más impuestos para los superricos. globalizacion.ca Durante las últimas semanas crecieron las dudas sobre una recuperación virtuosa de la economía global: importantes economistas hablan de una amenaza de estanflación y advierten que la combinación actual de políticas monetarias, crediticias y fiscales persistentemente laxas estimulará en exceso…

Anonymous103 (2021-09-29). Britain's Brexit Fuel Crisis: Is 'Nero fiddling While Rome Burns'? southfront.org Illustrative ImageDistracted by geopolitical games, the British PM has yet to get a handle on the current supply chain fiasco… | Written by Johanna Ross, a journalist based in Edinburgh, Scotland. | Boris Johnson may be making strides on the geopolitical front, pursuing his Global Britain strategy and forming new alliances in the form of AUKUS; but on the home front things are falling apart. Empty shelves in supermarkets, queues at petrol stations with people now carrying in jerry cans to stock up on fuel —…

Anonymous103 (2021-09-29). UAE Nation Branding Encounters Early Headwinds. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Written by For at least the last two decades, the United Arab Emirates, aided by some of the world's foremost consulting and public affairs companies, has waged one of, if not the Middle East's most successful nation branding campaign. | The campaign has been supported by cutting edge technological and economic initiatives; a bold and assertive foreign policy backed by the UAE's financial and military muscle; a degree of economic diversification away from oil; socially liberal policies that make th…

Jim McIlroy (2021-09-29). MUA calls on Patrick to sign secure job agreement. greenleft.org.au Maritime Union of Australia members at Patrick Stevedores in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Fremantle will take protected industrial action in October. Jim McIlroy reports.

Anonymous103 (2021-09-29). ASEAN Countries Concerned About Australia's Nuclear Submarine Fleet. southfront.org Illustrative ImageAustralia's foreign policy pursuits will isolate it from the Southeast Asian region. | Written by Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst | Despite claims by Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, his country has no genuine aspirations to ensure the security of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries. Rather, the policy of confrontation with China, which is being obsessively pursued by Morrison, makes Australia increasingly alienated from ASEAN."What Australia has to do is […] take decisions in our national interest to ensure we have adequate defences and an ade…

Anonymous765 (2021-09-29). Is History Being Made In Sochi Between Erdogan And Putin? southfront.org | DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : | BITCOIN: bc1qv7k70u2zynvem59u88ctdlaw7hc735d8xep9rq : | BITCOIN CASH: qzjv8hrdv…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-29). Taliban Accuses US Of Violating Afghanistan's Airspace With Drones. southfront.org Photo: U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Brian Ferguson | On September 29, Zabihullah Mujahid, a spokesman for the Taliban and Deputy Minister of Information and Culture in the group's Interim Government, said that US drones continue to violate the airspace of Afghanistan. | "It has recently acted in violation of all international law and the US commitments to the Islamic Emirate in Doha, Qatar, and Afghanistan's sacred airspace is being occupied by US drones." Mujahid wrote on Twitter. "These violations must be correc…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-29). Iraqi Army Foiled Attempt To Smuggle 500 Kg Of Explosives Near Border With Syria. southfront.org Illustrative image. By the Iraqi Federal Police. Source: Fb.com/Federal.Police.Force.Command | On September 28, the Iraqi military foiled an attempt to smuggle a half a ton of TNT explosives near the border with Syria. | In a statement, the Iraqi Security Media Cell said that the smuggling attempt was thwarted by the Iraqi military's 15th Division thanks to information provided by the Counter-Terrorism Service. | "A group of people in a vehicle was spotted trying to bring these explosive materials from Syrian territory to Ir…

Ramzy Baroud (2021-09-29). The Untold Story of Why Palestinians Are Divided. zcomm.org The era of one party and a single individual dominating all others must be left behind and, this time, for good…

Anonymous669 (2021-09-29). Houthis Share Footage Of Recently Downed US Drone. southfront.org Screen grab from the footage released by the Houthis. | On September 29, the Houthis (Ansar Allah) released footage showing the wreckage of a US Boeing Insitu ScanEagle 2 drone that was According to the Brig. Gen. Yahya Sari, a spokesman for the Yemeni group, the drone was shot down while it was conducting "hostil…

Binoy Kampmark (2021-09-29). Morrison's tour of deception. greenleft.org.au Scott Morrison's prehistoric approach to climate change may not have been clocked by US House speaker Nancy Pelosi, but will the advertising man get away with it? Binoy Kampmark reports.

Maureen Penjueli (2021-09-29). VIDEO: Voices for a nuclear free Indo-Pacific. greenleft.org.au The Australian's government's surprise September 16 announcement that Australia was in a new security alliance with the United States, Britain and Australia — AUKUS — formalises its war drive against China.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-29). 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…

Russell Mokhiber (2021-09-29). Danny Glover Under Cover for Big Pharma and Insurance Companies. zcomm.org Liberals would point to Bernie and Danny and NPIC as the best the our corporate system has to offer. | That of course means that change will come from somewhere else…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-29). 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…

Staff (2021-09-29). Headlines for September 29, 2021. democracynow.org Progressives Hold Firm on Opposing Infrastructure Bill Without Vow to Pass Build Back Better Act, Vanessa Nakate, Greta Thunberg Condemn Climate Inaction, U.S. Military Leaders Acknowledge "Strategic Failure" in Afghanistan During Senate Questioning, Gen. Milley Denies Going Around Chain of Command During Trump Term, Pfizer-BioNTech Submits Vaccine Data on 5-to-11-Year-Olds to FDA; Mask Mandate Bans Halted in SC and AZ, Cuba Starts Shipping Abdala Vaccine; COVID Surges in Russia and Syria; Japan Lifts State of Emergency, Fumio Kishida, from Ruling Party Establishment, Set to Become Next Japanese Prime Minister, R…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-29). Iraq Mulls Buying Russian S-300 Missile Defense System: Security And Defense Committee Head. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Iraq is mulling whether to buy Russia's S-300 missile defense system, according to the head of the Security and Defense Committee in the Iraqi parliament Muhammad Rida al-Haider. | The deal is however "on hold" for the time being, he said, without elaboration. | The lawmaker said Baghdad has already concluded several contracts with Moscow on the modernization of an armored brigade. | Iraqi servicemen, Haider said, have "extensive experience using Russian military hardware, especially battle tank…

José Steinsleger (2021-09-29). øPodrá la CELAC acabar con la OEA? (I). globalizacion.ca Me hallaba borroneando apuntes para un breve comentario del relanzamiento de la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (Celac, sexta Cumbre, México, 18 de septiembre), cuando me detuve en la carta de un lector publicada en El Correo Ilustrado (El…

Steve Watson (2021-09-29). Videos: Israelis Rise Up Against Vaccine Passports After Being Told More Shots Needed to be Considered 'Fully Vaccinated'. globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-29). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-29). 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,"…

scorinoco (2021-09-29). We Need to Talk More About China's Socialist Democracy. orinocotribune.com By Roland Boer — Sep 26, 2021 | We need to talk more—much more—about China's socialist democratic system. Why? There are many reasons, but the main reason is that we should not let the criticisms of China from the small number of "Western" countries set the agenda. So let me propose the following thesis: China's socialist democratic system is already quite mature and superior to any other democratic system. Actually, this is not my proposition, but that of a host of Chinese specialists. They are very clear that China's socialist democratic system is already showing its latent quality. Obviously,…

John Perry (2021-09-29). Nicaragua's Rainforest and Indigenous Peoples: a Story of Falsehood, Lies and US-based Political Campaigns. orinocotribune.com By John Perry — Sep 24, 2021 | 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.

MEE, agencies (2021-09-29). Tunisia's President Saied appoints first woman prime minister. middleeasteye.net Tunisia's President Saied appoints first woman prime minister | Appointment of Najla Bouden Romdhane comes as Kais Saied faces growing domestic and international pressure to form a government | Wed, 09/29/2021 – 11: 41 | Najla Boudin Romdhane is a university engineering professor with World Bank experience (Tunisian presidency/Twitter) | Tunisian President Kais Saied has appointed Najla Bo…

Liberty Bell (2021-09-29). Bombshell Testimony: Top Scientists at Vaccine Hearing Reveal Injections Killing More People Than Saving. globalresearch.ca

Ryan Zickgraf (2021-09-29). Mark Zuckerberg's "Metaverse" Is a Dystopian Nightmare. zcomm.org The Facebook founder intends to usher in a new era of the internet where there's no distinction between the virtual and the real — and no logging off…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-29). 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….

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-29). Sweden: NATO trains Nordic, Baltic states for "hybrid warfare" with Belarus. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Estonian defense forces rehearse tackling hybrid threats in Sweden Estonian defense personnel and civilian experts rehearsed tackling hybrid threats at Joint Protector, a command post exercise of the UK-led Joint Expeditionary Force (JEF), last week. Participants in the exercise held in Sweden included over 600 defense personnel and civilian experts from the Baltic and Nordic …

Ian I Mitroff (2021-09-29). Can Moderates and Progressives find any way to work together? nationofchange.org They both need to do their part. Without it, woe is be to our collective future.

Victoria Korn (2021-09-29). Diálogo venezolano: Un mecanismo de consulta con actores nacionales e internacionales. globalizacion.ca El gobierno y las oposiciones de Venezuela acercaron posiciones en búsqueda de soluciones a los desafíos en materia social, económica y política y decidieron crear un mecanismo de consulta que apoye el diálogo, el cual estará integrado por actores políticos…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-29). NATO fleet visits Georgia's Black Sea port. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com From Xinhua News Agency NATO fleet visits Georgia's Black Sea port…

Editor (2021-09-29). Labour members overwhelmingly back motion in solidarity with Palestine. mronline.org The move comes as another grassroots rebuke to the party leadership and marks the first time a major British political party has aligned itself with the UN definition of Israel as an apartheid state.

Pip Hinman (2021-09-29). New council demerger alliance forms in NSW. greenleft.org.au A new alliance to help New South Wales councils and residents' groups seeking to demerge their forcibly amalgamated councils has been formed. Pip Hinman reports.

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts (2021-09-29). Why Are Americans Being Coerced to Submit to Injection with a Dangerous Substance that Is Known Not to Protect Against COVID but to Cause Death and Serious Health Injuries? globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-29). 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…

Peter Boyle (2021-09-29). WestConnex privatisation is 'highway robbery on a massive scale'. greenleft.org.au The final 49% of WestConnex tollway has been sold to a Transurban-led consortium, which critics say is another multi-billion-dollar public subsidy to big business. Peter Boyle reports.

Staff (2021-09-29). "Hold the Line!": Can Progressives Force Passage of $3.5T Package to Expand the Social Safety Net? democracynow.org Progressives in the House of Representatives say they will oppose the $1 trillion infrastructure bill, after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she would seek a vote on the measure separately from the Build Back Better Act, the $3.5 trillion bill that expands the social safety net and combats the climate crisis. Conservative Democratic Senators Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin, who receive major donations from financial institutions, fossil fuel companies and other industries, continue to oppose the $3.5 trillion package. While the $1 trillion infrastructure bill is "kind of a half-measure," the Build Back Better Act…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-29). 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…

Peter Koenig (2021-09-29). André Vltchek — A Year Since You Are Gone. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-09-29). UK government crisis deepens as lorry driver shortage leaves fuel stations empty. wsws.org In an emergency meeting with Cabinet ministers and senior government officials Monday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson requested the army be put on standby to fill fuel stations under a contingency plans known as Operation Escalin.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-29). 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…

Thomas McGath (2021-09-29). Berliners vote to expropriate corporate landlords. zcomm.org Berlin's referendum to expropriate corporate landlords is a watershed moment for rental politics and a rare win against international real estate capital…

Jorge Molinero (2021-09-29). Evergrande: øOtro Lehman Brothers? globalizacion.ca La crisis de la desarrolladora inmobiliaria china Evergrande ha despertado en el mundo financiero los temores de repetición de la gran recesión iniciada en 2008 con la caída de Lehman Brothers en Estados Unidos. Hay similitudes, y también diferencias importantes….

Malik Miah (2021-09-29). Haitian migrants brutalised at US-Mexico border, deported. greenleft.org.au Nearly 15,000 Haitian migrants camped on the Mexico-Texas border were rounded up by US border patrol agents on horseback, reports Malik Miah.

John W. Whitehead, Nisha Whitehead (2021-09-29). COVID-19 Detention Camps: Are Government Round-Ups of Resistors in Our Future? dissidentvoice.org No doubt concentration camps were a means, a menace used to keep order. — Albert Speer, Nuremberg Trials It's no longer a question of whether the government will lock up Americans for defying its mandates but when. This is what we know: the government has the means, the muscle and the motivation to detain individuals …

Staff (2021-09-29). Venezuelan Women & LGBTQ Movements March to National Assembly & Demand Legalization of Abortion (Statement). orinocotribune.com This Tuesday, September 28, Venezuelan feminist and LGBTQ organizations, women and other individuals grouped in the Green Route initiative (#RutaVerde) marched from Plaza Morelos to the Federal Legislative Palace to demand the legal and social decriminalization of abortion in Venezuela (#AbortoLegalYaVzla). | Specifically, demonstrators demanded the "immediate repeal of Articles 430, 431, 433 and 434 of the Penal Code," those that criminalize the interruption of pregnancy in practically any situation. In reality, as explained in a statement by social movements, abortion constitutes "a public health and human righ…

Staff (2021-09-29). Biden's spending bill, infrastructure, and a looming government shutdown: What the hell is going on? therealnews.com Even people who follow DC politics closely are struggling to keep up with this week's political drama. Between a looming government shutdown, the need to raise the debt ceiling by next month, and the Democrats' intra-party fight over infrastructure and the Build Back Better Act, a tangled political mess is unfolding on Capitol Hill—and the results will directly impact the lives of everyday people. In this installment of The Marc Steiner Show, Sarah Anderson of the

Kaya Purchase (2021-09-29). Liverpool mobilizes against the AOC Europe arms fair. zcomm.org After two decades of war in Afghanistan, there is no option but to protest a conference for companies complicit in human rights violations…

Staff (2021-09-29). Yanis Varoufakis on Angela Merkel's Legacy, European Politics & the "Sordid Arms Race" on the Seas. democracynow.org The center-left Social Democratic Party in Germany has narrowly claimed victory in an election that marks an end to the 16-year era of Angela Merkel's conservative chancellorship. We look at what this means for Europe and the world with Yanis Varoufakis, a member of the Greek Parliament and the former finance minister of Greece. The SDP's narrow victory should be viewed critically, says Varoufakis, noting that the party "ruthlessly" practiced austerity in 2008 and 2009. "Not much has changed," Varoufakis says. "It's not as if an opposition party won."

The Highwire (2021-09-29). Video: Is There a COVID Vaccine-Cancer Connection? globalresearch.ca

Anonymous007 (2021-09-29). Military Situation In Yemen On September 29, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 187 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On September 28, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 18 airstrikes on the Harib and Jubah districts | On September 28, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 8 airstrikes on the Sarwah district | On September 28, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 2 airstrikes on the Shada district | On September 28, Saudi-led…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-29). 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…

_____ (2021-09-29). Residents Speak Out Against Prince George Petrochemical Project. popularresistance.org Opposition to a proposed petrochemical complex near Prince George, British Columbia, continues to build, with locals fearing environmental harms and environmental experts asking how such a project could proceed with the global climate on red alert. | A council meeting in B.C.'s largest northern city grew heated last week as residents expressed "fierce criticism" about the C$5.6-billion petrochemical complex that Calgary-based West Coast Olefins (WCO) hopes to build outside of town, reports CBC News. | Among attendees were members of a grassroots organization called Grasslands Not Gas Lands, which has collected 1,…

_____ (2021-09-29). Liverpool Mobilises Against The Europe Arms Fair. popularresistance.org A national protest against an upcoming arms fair took place in Liverpool on 11 September with over 3,000 people in attendance. Jeremy Corbyn and Maxine Peake were among those who showed support. In his speech to the gathered crowd of protestors Corbyn urged, 'let's turn the page and learn the lessons from the past. Let humanity prevail.' | AOC Europe, the Association of Old Crows' electronic warfare conference, is set to be hosted by the city's ACC Exhibition Centre between 11 and 13 October. For an event of this nature to occur in the wake of US withdrawal from Afghanistan, feels particularly offensive. The ongo…

Dick Nichols (2021-09-29). Puigdemont arrest: Spanish law faces its next fiasco. greenleft.org.au The arrest and subsequent release of Carles Puigdemont, Catalonia's exiled ex-president, has caused a political storm in the Spanish State, reports Dick Nichols.

Max Elbaum (2021-09-29). Arizona Audit Fuels the MAGA Coup Express. zcomm.org The extensive preparations underway for 2022 and 2024 by the host of progressive and left groups that threw down to beat Trump in 2020 are the reasons we can succeed…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-29). Fired And Jailed For Speaking Out After Fighting For "Democracy" In Afghanistan. southfront.org Click to see full-size imageDEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : | BITCOIN: bc1qv7k70u2zynvem59u88ctdlaw7hc735d8xep9rq : | BITCOIN CASH: qzjv8hrdvz6edu4gkzpnd4w6jc7zf296g5e9kkq4lx: | PAYPAL, WESTERN UNION etc: write to , : | A US Marine lieutenant colonel was sent to military jail after criticizing Washington's fiasco of a wit…

Barry Healy (2021-09-29). Fine acting and other qualities don't quite save this Holocaust story. greenleft.org.au Barry Healy reviews a new film about a Belgian Jew who survives the Holocaust by pretending to be Persian.

Global Research News (2021-09-29). Selected Articles: Scandinavian Governments Announce "COVID Is Over" globalresearch.ca By These are the event…

South Front (2021-09-29). Video: The Western Balkans Back in the Spotlight as Kosovo-Serbia Tensions Escalate. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-29). Cyprus: Crimea II. With "unwavering support of the Motherland," secessionists insult top Greek prelate. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The northern Cypriot entity of the aptly named President Tatar employs the same brand of "diplomacy" that its brothers Azerbaijan and Turkey and their step-brother Ukraine do. Brutish diktat, insult and threats.Ankara has no more interest in seeing northern Cyprus an independent nation than it does Crimea rejoining Ukraine. Instead it plans to reunite both …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-29). 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 (2021-09-29). 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: …

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-29). China urges NATO not to provoke military tension in Asia-Pacific. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com China may not view itself as being an adversary of NATO (see last paragraph), but before its summit in June and in its Brussels Summit Communiqué NATO unequivocally identified China as its adversary. ==== China urges NATO not to provoke military tension in Asia-Pacific NATO member states have been frequently deploying aircraft to the Asia-Pacific …

Diego Díaz (2021-09-29). Señales preocupantes para la izquierda portuguesa. globalizacion.ca Casi la mitad de las personas con derecho a voto no lo han ejercido en unas elecciones locales marcadas por la victoria de la derecha en la Lisboa de la gentrificación y el turismo masivo. Sobre el papel el Partido…

Silvia Ribeiro (2021-09-29). Vacunas transgénicas: Experimento masivo. globalizacion.ca La vacunación contra el SARS-Cov-2, causante del Covid-19, alcanzó en septiembre 2021 un promedio de 44 por ciento de la población mundial. En realidad solo una veintena de países ha vacunado de 60 a 80 por ciento de su población,…

The Liberty Beacon (2021-09-29). Video: Nurse Whistleblower: Vaccines & Remdesivir Are Killing and Maiming, Not Fake Variant. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous669 (2021-09-29). Putin-Erdogan Summit Ends With No Clear Agreement On Greater Idlib. southfront.org © Sputnik . Sergey Guneev | On September 29, Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan concluded their summit in the resort city of Sochi in southern Russia without announcing a new agreement on the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib. | The unstable situation in Greater Idlib was one of the main topics discussed by the two leaders during the three-hour summit. Turkey maintains a large force in the re…

Paul Gregoire (2021-09-29). Dutton, Morrison increase the surveillance state's reach. greenleft.org.au Civil Liberties Australia said new powers to allow intelligence agents to manipulate and omit data will likely lead to the manufacturing of evidence. Paul Gregoire reports.

William rivers Pitt (2021-09-29). Donald Trump Is Building an Army. He Can No Longer Be Ignored. zcomm.org It is profoundly ugly and uncomfortable to deal with on a daily basis, but coverage of Trump's antics going forward will no longer feed the machine the way it did in the past…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-29). At Least 40 Killed In Jihadist Attacks On Villages In Nigeria. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | In Nigeria, more than 40 people have been killed since September 26th in two village attacks by gunmen in northwestern Nigeria, where a military base was also attacked by jihadists."Unidentified men attacked (Sunday) the village of Madamai in Kaura district … 34 residents were killed in the attack. Seven were injured," Kaduna State security chief Samuel Aruwan said in a statement. | "Soldiers were dispatched to the scene of the attack, where they came under fire, befor…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-29). Erdogan to pressure Russia over Syria. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com For the record, Russia is involved in Syria at the invitation of the nation's (sole) government. Turkey has invaded the nation.Russia is not a member of a military bloc. Turkey is the second-most powerful member of NATO which in recent years has bombed and occupied several nations in the general region: Bosnia, Serbia/Kosovo, Macedonia, Iraq …

MEE, agencies (2021-09-29). Jordan fully reopens border crossing with Syria as relations improve. middleeasteye.net Jordan fully reopens border crossing with Syria as relations improve | Officials in both countries hope full opening of Nasib-Jaber crossing will boost trade as Syria attempts to reintegrate with Arab world | Wed, 09/29/2021 – 10: 11 | Vehicles wait at a checkpoint at Jaber border crossing with Syria (Reuters) | Jordan has fully reopened its main border crossing with Syria as ties continue…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-29). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-29). 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…

WSWS (2021-09-29). Thousands of health workers strike in Sri Lanka. wsws.org Nurses, paramedics, midwives, public health inspectors, attendants and office staff joined the stoppage, defying the government's draconian "essential services law."

imperial.ac.uk (2021-09-29). "Is that a bacon sandwich?" – Fruit flies react to smells while asleep. imperial.ac.uk Researchers have tracked flies' ability to interpret information while asleep, showing which parts of the brain remain 'awake'.

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2021-09-29). The US May Have Lost the Military War in Syria, But Has Won the Propaganda War at Home By Portraying its Murderous Invasion as a Moral Crusade. orinocotribune.com By Jeremy Kuzmarov — Sep 22, 2021 | As It Did with Castro in Cuba and Noriega in Panama, the "Mighty Wurlitzer" of U.S. Propaganda Defused Antiwar Sentiment by Painting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad as a Brutal Animal Who Had to Be Removed. | In 1991, famed MIT linguist Noam Chomsky published a political pamphlet called Media Control: The Spectacular Achievements of Propaganda, which provided an examination of U.S. war propaganda and its success from Woodrow Wilson's World War I Creel Commission to Bush Sr.'s war on Iraq. | According to Chomsky, "Propaganda is to democracy what the bludgeon is to a totali…

Paul Haeder (2021-09-29). One Degree of Separation: There Will be Parasitic Capitalism's Blood. dissidentvoice.org This year's NDEAM theme is prescient: "America's Recovery — Powered by Inclusion." October 2021. The power of acceptance in this diverse world will follow the arc of social justice; however, it's a long journey, still, in 2021. When I was 15, I had to do community service for ripping through the Tucson desert with my unlicensed motorcycle …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-29). 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…

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