Daily Archives: October 2, 2021

2021-10-02: News Headlines

_____ (2021-10-02). UN Finds Steven Donziger's House Arrest Violates International Law. popularresistance.org The world's top human rights legal body just offered a crucial show of support for Steven Donziger, the attorney who won a landmark multibillion-dollar case against an oil giant over pollution in the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest. The ruling came on the eve of his sentencing in a criminal trial. | On Wednesday, the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights ruled that Donziger's home detention is illegal under international law and called on the U.S. to release him. Donziger will have spent an unprecedented 787 days on house arrest as of Friday in what is one of the most winding and wild court cases that spa…

_____ (2021-10-02). More Than 60 Actions Nationwide Pile Pressure On Congress. popularresistance.org As part of national days of protest called by Cancel the Rents, more than 60 demonstrations took place in cities and towns across the United States September 24-26 calling on Congress to immediately pass an indefinite nationwide moratorium on evictions. Protesters also demanded the cancellation of the crushing debt to landlords that had built up over the course of the pandemic as tenants' were unable to work and back rent accumulated. Tens of billions of dollars have already been allocated for renter relief programs by the federal government, but is being distributed excruciatingly slowly — another focus of…

ecns.cn (2021-10-02). End unilateral coercion, China calls. ecns.cn China's ambassador to the United Nations on Thursday called for the complete and immediate lifting of unilateral coercive measures, stressing that they severely violate human rights and exacerbate humanitarian disasters.

Hamilton Nolan (2021-10-02). The Mind-Blowing Political Potential of a College Football Players Union. zcomm.org Old white Republicans may hold all political power down South, but they can't play linebacker. You got 'em in a corner. Don't just make them pay you with money. Make them pay you with justice…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-02). Full circle in the Balkans: U.S. threatens Bosnian Serbs. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. urges Bosnian Serb leader to halt secessionist rhetoric A top U.S. diplomat on Thursday warned the Bosnian Serb leader that his threats to secede from Bosnia could lead to economic isolation of the Serbs who account for nearly a third of Bosnia's population. **** At a news conference on Thursday, Dodik said secession is …

ecns.cn (2021-10-02). U.S. COVID-19 death toll tops 700,000 — Johns Hopkins University. ecns.cn The United States reached the grim milestone of 700,000 coronavirus deaths on Friday evening, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.

Yohan Tengra (2021-10-02). India's Covid-19 Task Force and "Experts" Exposed. Conflicts of Interest in Our Public Health System. globalresearch.ca

Kathy Durkin (2021-10-02). WW Commentary: Unite for reproductive justice. workers.org Over 600 marches and rallies are being organized to take place across the country Oct. 2, two days before the U.S. Supreme Court reconvenes for its fall term. The right to legal abortion is at stake. On Dec. 1, the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization will be . . . |

Jesse Smith (2021-10-02). Destroying the Narrative: Twenty More Reasons Why a COVID-19 Pandemic Never Existed. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-02). Norway: U.S. Marine Corps outpost on Russia's border. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The U.S. Marine Corps has been present in Norway since the beginning of the Cold War, when Norway was the only NATO member bordering Russia. Earlier this year over 1,000 U.S. Marines were deployed to Norway for anti-Russian Arctic warfare training. ==== II MEF Intelligence Leaders Welcome Norwegian Counterparts As a critical and valued ally …

Michael Welch (2021-10-02). Breakthroughs in Space Craft, 5G, and Artificial Intelligence (AI): Pathways Toward a Digital Dictatorship. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-02). Bulgaria to dump old Russian aircraft, move fully to NATO interoperable warplanes. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Bulgaria warns Russia it could cancel MiG-29 service deal Bulgaria might cancel a $165 million contract with Russia for maintenance and repair services of the country's Mikoyan MiG-29 fighter jets, according to local media. On September 24, 2021, Monitor.bg reported that the Bulgarian military department intends to finally terminate the contract with Russia, the reason …

_____ (2021-10-02). Major Protests Will Urge President Biden To Act On Fossil Fuels. popularresistance.org Washington, D.C. — Thousands of people are expected to take part in a week of protests at the White House this October 11-15 to pressure President Biden to declare a climate emergency and end all new fossil fuel projects. | Composed of hundreds of Indigenous, Black, environmental, climate justice, youth, and social justice organizations, the Build Back Fossil Free coalition will launch the People Vs. Fossil Fuels: Biden's Test week of action in advance of the Glasgow COP26 Climate Summit. With that summit representing what many consider to be our "last, best chance" to avoid climate catastrophe, the week of acti…

Fight Back (2021-10-02). Young Chicano shot and killed by California Highway Patrol after traffic collision. fightbacknews.org Los Angeles, CA – On September 28, after a traffic collision, 24-year-old Leo Chavez was shot and killed by the California Highway Patrol (CHP). His mother Maritza Padilla is devastated and wants justice for her son. Chavez' surviving family lives in Boyle Heights near the Ramona Gardens neighborhood. Ramona Gardens is no stranger to police killings by the LAPD and Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. | The family, Justice X attorneys Humberto Guizar and Christian Contreras, and Centro CSO held a press conference on September 29, at the scene of the killing to denounce another murder of a young Chicano by pol…

Julian Rose (2021-10-02). All Out War: Towards A Multi Pronged Attack against Humanity. globalresearch.ca

Editor2 (2021-10-02). Peru Opposition Enraged by Gas Nationalization Promise. orinocotribune.com Peru's opposition parties in Congress, Renovación Popular and Avanza Pais, have The statement reads that public control of the country's own natural resources is an "authoritarian attitude that puts at grave risk our legal security of investments in the country". The text goes…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-02). Atlantic values: Swedish crown princess trains for next NATO war. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Swedish troops killed and died in Afghanistan under NATO command. Swedish Gripen warplanes participated in NATO's war against Libya. ==== Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden has always shown a great interest for the Swedish Armed Forces. At the Swedish Armed Forces' survival school, the Crown Princess was received by Chief Major Jonas Mà•nsson, who told …

Staff (2021-10-02). Former 'Ambassador' Calderón Berti: Leopoldo López Responsible for Monómeros Disaster. orinocotribune.com Humberto Calderón Berti, an oil expert who acted as an "ambassador" of the pseudo-government of former deputy Guaidó in Colombia, accused the far-right politician Leopoldo López of being "the main person responsible for what happened to Monómeros," as he imposed the practice of distributing appointments based on political affinities and not on technical skills. | "Unfortunately that was done contrary to what should have been done," said Calderón Berti in an interview with journalist César Miguel Rondón this Thursday, September 30. "It began to be politicized, and the political leaders considered that as a kind of…

Anarchist Black Cross Federation (2021-10-02). New Eric King Poster Fundraiser! itsgoingdown.org Announcing a new poster to benefit anarchist prisoner Eric King. Friends at Radix Media in Brooklyn, NY have created an amazing poster with a piece of Eric King's poetry! It is a fundraiser and proceeds will go to Eric's support fund. You can order at the link below. with some details about…

Anonymous Contributor (2021-10-02). Trinidad, CA: Sheriffs Arrest one Treesitter, Others Take to the Canopy. itsgoingdown.org Report from Redwood Forest Defense on arrest of a treesitter during ongoing forest defense in Northern California. More updates here. Trinidad, CA — A treesitter protesting Green Diamond clearcutting operations was arrested while attempting to climb a one hundred and fifty foot tall redwood tree slated for logging. "They say that we're tresspassing, but all…

Bruce Lerro (2021-10-02). My Love Affair with Rhythm and Blues: From Solomon Burke to Sam and Dave to Laura Lee. dissidentvoice.org Solomon Burke (King Solomon), Bert Berns, and Cissy Houston, Burke's backup singer Jerry Lee and Buddy Holly I started early. I was eight years old in 1956 and, yes, I remember Elvis on Ed Sullivan. But what really caught my eye was what I witnessed on American Bandstand two years later. I was channel-flipping and …

Fight Back (2021-10-02). Car caravan demands an end to the blockade on Cuba. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – The Solidarity Committee on the Americas (SCOTA) and the Minnesota Cuba Committee held their second rally and car caravan, September 26, demanding the end to the blockade against Cuba. The protest was part of a growing movement which started in Miami and has spread to many cities across the country and around the world. | "We are here today to bring attention to the longest ongoing war against Cuba," said SCOTA member Kim DeFranco. "Why does the U.S. still have a blockade against Cuba? There are no U.S. troops, ships, planes or bombs being sent to Cuba, so what gives? The U.S. has been at war w…

Binoy Kampmark (2021-10-02). Britannia Turns Back The Boats. dissidentvoice.org Pushing people back across borders; turning asylum seekers away from shores. When such tactics were openly adopted and used with impunity by Australia's navy and border force, it caused outrage and concern in the maritime community and pricked the interest of border protectionists the world over. Disgust and outrage have, in time, been replaced by …

Anonymous (2021-10-02). Palestine in Pictures: September 2021. electronicintifada.net A monthly roundup of photographs documenting Palestine, Palestinian life, politics and culture, and international solidarity with Palestine…

Europal Forum (2021-10-02). "Don't Buy Into Occupation" Coaltion: Billions in European Financial Support to Companies in Illegal Israeli Settlements. Report. globalresearch.ca

Indigenous Action (2021-10-02). Against Colonial Logics: Rethinking Resistance to Resource Extraction. itsgoingdown.org Indigenous Action hosts a critical round-table discussion on strategies and tactics around resistance to resource extraction. Listen and Download HERE Many Indigenous frontline resistance struggles are wrought with strategies and tactics that reinforce colonial logics. From resource extraction resistances, "honoring" treaties, green capitalism, and Indigenous non-profit capitalists, how do we identify, challenge, and go beyond…

_____ (2021-10-02). Inside The CIA Plot To Kidnap, Kill Julian Assange. popularresistance.org Michael Isikoff of Yahoo News discusses his team's reporting on the CIA plot to surveil, kidnap, and even kill Assange — all overseen by Michael Pompeo. In response, Pompeo has called for the prosecution of all the sources involved. | The story builds on previous disclosures including a May 2020 exposé by The Grayzone's Max Blumenthal, which revealed that the CIA was working with Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson and the Spanish security firm UC Global to target and surveil Assange in London's Ecuadorian embassy. | Isikoff and Aaron Maté also debate Russia's role in the Assange controversy, particularly…

Gidimt'en Yintah Access (2021-10-02). Gidimt'en Checkpoint Condemns Violent Arrests of Land Defenders. itsgoingdown.org Report from Gidimt'en Yintah Access on ongoing repression as resistance and blockades heat up against a Coastal GasLink drill site. As Wet'suwet'en members of Cas Yikh and their supporters maintain control of a Coastal GasLink drill site that threatens their unceded territories, the RCMP has utilized excessive use of force and torturous pain compliance for…

John Stanton (2021-10-02). First Peoples: The First and Forgotten Slaves on Turtle Island. dissidentvoice.org Modern perceptions of early modern slavery associate the institution almost solely with Africans and their descendants. Yet slavery was a ubiquitous institution in the early modern world…The story of European colonialism in the Americas and its victimization of Africans and Indians follows a central paradigm in most textbooks. The African "role" encompasses the transportation, exploitation, …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-02). Dressed for the occasion: Danish queen, crown princess host military dinner. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Queen Margrethe and Crown Princess Mary host military dinner Queen Margrethe has hosted the Royal Danish Army's dinner of honour at Fredensborg Castle. Crown Princess Mary also attended the event. The arrival of the Queen and the Crown Princess was announced with royal fanfare. The Queen's dog was also present at the dinner to the …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-02). Azerbaijan-Iran conflict: war games on both sides of the border, Iranian embassy in Baku attacked. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Any armed conflict between Azerbaijan and Iran would necessarily entail the participation of Azerbaijan's Baku Declaration/Three Brothers strategic military allies, Turkey and Pakistan, both of whom also border Iran.Turkey has been engaged in proxy wars with Iran in Syria, Iraq and Yemen, arguably also in Nagorno-Karabakh given the long-term alliance between Iran and Armenia; Pakistan …

Daniel Lopez (2021-10-02). ASU students fight to defend Multicultural Center. liberationnews.org Arizona State University, like many other college campuses in America, is a pivotal location for the struggle against racism. The campus has had several incidents calling attention to the mistreatment of Black and Brown people in Arizona, such as when a Black professor was tackled to the ground for "jaywalking" by an ASU police officer …

Minnie Bruce Pratt (2021-10-02). Global Day of Climate Action. workers.org This New York City protest highlighted the Indigenous struggle to stop Line 3, the Enbridge company's proposed pipeline expansion to bring almost a million barrels of tar sands oil each day from Alberta, Canada, to Superior, Wis. In Los Angeles, students from the Environmental High School protest increasing climate catastrophe. . . . |

From Embers (2021-10-02). The State, the Virus, the far-Right: How Can Anti-Authoritarians Intervene? itsgoingdown.org Anarchist radio and podcast show, From Embers, presents a talk from Dr. Alex Khasnabish on a critical look at State and far-Right responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. Writer, researcher and teacher Dr. Alex Khasnabish talks about a recent workshop he gave at the Halifax Anarchist Bookfair called, "You Can't Police Yourself Out of a Pandemic: …

_____ (2021-10-02). IEN On Bipartisan Infrastructure Package And Build Back Better Act. popularresistance.org Let us be frank. As communities on the frontlines of the climate crisis and fossil fuel extraction, our situation is dire. While we experience unparalleled disaster in the form of floods, fires, droughts, Missing & Murdered Indigenous Peoples and state-sanctioned violence against Indigenous and Black communities, the crisis at the so-called border, and other results of climate chaos, we know U.S. elected leadership is in the position to redirect course on behalf of Mother Earth and future generations. The truth is, Congress promised our communities they would work to solve the climate crisis and environmenta…

Dr. Mathew Maavak (2021-10-02). America Confronts Japan: How U.S. Big Tech Nationalism Spawned a "Global Electronic Kraken" globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-02). Romania: Pentagon-NATO outpost for war in Black Sea region. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com 1st Infantry Division builds multinational partnerships with allied training in Romania The Joint National Training Center in Cincu, Romania, is a critical training area for U.S. Army Soldiers and their North Atlantic Treaty Organization nation counterparts to build upon their relationships, and tactically integrate with other militaries of NATO. U.S. Army Soldiers with 1st Battalion, …

Fight Back (2021-10-02). Mao Zedong on the founding of new China: "The Chinese people have stood up!" fightbacknews.org To mark the October 1, 1949 proclamation of the Peoples Republic of China, Fight Back! is circulating a statement that the outstanding Chinese revolutionary Mao Zedong made at the opening address at the First Plenary Session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference on September 21, 1949. | Fellow Delegates, | The Political Consultative Conference so eagerly awaited by the whole nation is herewith inaugurated. | Our conference is composed of more than six hundred delegates, representing all the democratic parties and people's organizations of China, the People's Liberation Army, th…

William Manson (2021-10-02). Submission in Czarist Russia. dissidentvoice.org In Daniel Rancour-Laferriere's ambitious psychohistorical study, The Slave Soul of Russia: Moral Masochism and the Cult of Suffering, the author, a psychoanalytically-oriented Russian studies scholar, presents an overarching thesis: that Russian character was long grounded in masochistic tendencies. Scholars have long recognized that folktales as well as popular literature often express recurring psychological themes specific to …

OtherWords (2021-10-02). Big Money's War on Biden's Popular Build Back Better Plan. juancole.com By Sondra Youdelman | — ( 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 …

Juan Cole (2021-10-02). It isn't Red COVID, it is Republican Necrophilia — Creepy Love of Death. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — The United States has crossed the threshold of 700,000 Americans dead from COVID-19 according to data from Johns Hopkins University. Some 43 million Americans have contracted the deadly disease, which can have long-term health consequences. In contrast, the 1918 influenza epidemic killed 675,000 Americans. While this is the absolute number …

T.P. Wilkinson (2021-10-02). The Military and Intelligence Origins of Public Health. dissidentvoice.org In November the latest book by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. will be available to readers: The Real Anthony Fauci. In an address to a conference on the Covid-19 crisis held in Budapest, Hungary this past August, Robert Kennedy gave a preview of his research results to the participants. His "Historical and Legal Perspectives of the …

Kim Petersen (2021-10-02). The Entire Korean Peninsula as an American Satrapy? globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-02). Erdogan spokesman says Turkey "unconditionally" loyal to NATO, defends war in Syria. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Turkey 'unconditionally' committed to NATO: Presidential spokesperson Ibrahim Kalƒ±n told Der Spiegel magazine that Turkey contributed to many NATO missions and problems between member countries should not weaken the alliance. "Some of our European friends criticize us for deploying troops in Syria. However, this should please them. We keep people in areas we control. Only …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-02). Turkey touts status as strong NATO ally, renews demand Russia be expelled from Crimea, South Caucasus. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Turkey strong NATO ally, fulfilling its obligations: FM Turkey's foreign minister said on Oct. 2 that Ankara is a strong NATO ally and fulfills its obligations. Speaking at an event in the Aegean province of Aydƒ±n, Mevlàºt àáavu≈üoƒülu reiterated Turkey's position in the 30-nation military alliance. He criticized NATO that despite Turkey fulfilling all its …

Mickey Z. (2021-10-02). The ACLU bans "women" and supports medical tyranny. dissidentvoice.org Last month, to mark one year since the death of a female icon, Ruth Bader Ginsberg, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) shit all over her memory with a misogynist tweet (below). The once-revered ACLU has become so #woke that they now ban words like "women" and "she" and "her" in the name of virtue …

TASS (2021-10-02). COVID-19 death toll in US exceeds 700,000. tass.com Over 43.615 million of the novel coronavirus cases were registered up to date in the United States…

Free X! (2021-10-02). Tuesday 10/12: Free Commander X Protest. indybay.org Robert F. Peckham Federal Building | 280 S. 2nd St., San Jose, CA, 95113…

teleSUR, JL (2021-10-02). Asesinan a líder social en Bolívar, el número 128 en Colombia durante el 2021. telesurtv.net Además de los 128 líderes asesinados, Indepaz reporta 73 masacres perpetradas durante el presente año.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-02). 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…

repost (2021-10-02). SFSU Professors fight to defend Palestine and protect academic freedom. indybay.org The Zionists are working to destroy the Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas (AMED) program and it's director Professor Rabab Abdulhadi…

The Lancet (2021-10-02). [Editorial] Fatal police violence in the USA: a public health issue. thelancet.com Preventable violent deaths of people of colour at the hands of police in the USA have been overlooked as a public health issue. Many victims of police violence have become household names, like George Floyd, whose death made headlines worldwide and raised awareness of the Black Lives Matter movement, which targets structural racism and violence against Black people in the USA and abroad. Yet, for every George Floyd, hundreds of other Americans' deaths after violent exchanges with police go unheeded, unacknowledged, and uncounted.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-02). 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…

KPFA Radio 94.1 FM (2021-10-02). Tuesday 11/9: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz with Steve Wasserman: Not a Nation of Immigrants. indybay.org Online webinar…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-02). 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…

Jubilee USA Network (2021-10-02). Wealthy Countries Must Share Pandemic Relief Aid, Organizations Say. indybay.org In a letter to finance ministers, 250 organizations call on wealthy countries to donate IMF emergency currency they don't need to poor countries. In August, the IMF created $650 billion in Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) to support global coronavirus response. More than $400 billion went to wealthy countries and $230 billion went to developing countries.

Anonymous103 (2021-10-02). Killing Off Humanity: How the Global Elite Is Using Eugenics and Transhumanism to Shape Our Future. southfront.org Illustrative Image | Written by Fully understanding significant world events as they happened yesterday and unfold today invariably requires an understanding of the long arc of history; that is, knowledge about how the human world really works. Moreover, without that understanding, it is impossible to devise and implement an effective response. This is certainly the case in the world of 2021. | Increasingly, people around the world are realizing that there is a great deal more going on und…

Pasqualina Curcio (2021-10-02). Inequality in Vaccines: The Moral Failure of Capitalism. orinocotribune.com By Pasqualina Curcio — Sep 27, 2021 | In two months 241 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines will expire, not counting the 34 million that have already expired and were discarded in the USA. These 241 million are part of the 1.2 billion doses left over in the US, Canada, UK, Japan and the European Union, which are also about to expire and will go to the landfill if they are not donated and applied before December of this year (Arirfinity report on COVID-19 vaccine prognosis and expiration for 2021 and 2022). | Despite this, the rich countries and members of the G7 continue to close contracts with pharmaceutica…

teleSUR -him, JL (2021-10-02). Organizaciones sociales en Brasil se movilizan contra Bolsonaro. telesurtv.net El descontento popular contra la gestión de Bolsonaro ha ido creciendo, incluso entre partidos de derecha y centro derecha, ante la crisis agravada que vive la nación.

Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, Rev. Dr. William Barber II, Reverend Jesse Jackson, Sarah Anderson (2021-10-02). Creating a Powerful, Broad-Based Moral Movement. zcomm.org Today's voting rights and economic justice advocates must apply two key lessons from the courageous activists of a half-century ago…

GBD 2019 Police Violence US Subnational Collaborators (2021-10-02). [Articles] Fatal police violence by race and state in the USA, 1980—2019: a network meta-regression. thelancet.com We found that more than half of all deaths due to police violence that we estimated in the USA from 1980 to 2018 were unreported in the NVSS. Compounding this, we found substantial differences in the age-standardised mortality rate due to police violence over time and by racial and ethnic groups within the USA. Proven public health intervention strategies are needed to address these systematic biases. State-level estimates allow for appropriate targeting of these strategies to address police violence and improve its reporting.

_____ (2021-10-02). Combat Aircraft Suppliers to the Americas. strategic-culture.org This infographic shows the main suppliers of combat aircraft to the countries of North and South America. Note that the data used includes trainer aircraft and UAVs. All data is taken from open sources. | (Click on the image to enlarge)…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-02). 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…

Cascadia Forest Defenders (2021-10-02). Protestors End Occupation of Timber Sale After Over Two Weeks In Trees. itsgoingdown.org Cascadia Forest Defenders promise to continue fight against logging of old-growth after showing timber industry they will not let logging proceed without a fight. Willamette National Forest — Yesterday, Members of Cascadia Forest Defenders came down from their treesits after occupying trees in the Willamette National Forest's proposed Flat Country timber sale for over two weeks to…

Geoff Watts (2021-10-02). [Obituary] Peter Graham Kopelman. thelancet.com Physician with expertise in obesity and diabetes and university administrator. Born in London, UK, on June 23, 1951, he died there of leukaemia on July 9, 2021, aged 70 years.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-02). Danish princes to miss out on NATO's next war. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Denmark has contributed to NATO operations and missions in Bosnia, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya. It's involvement in Bosnia included the largest Danish combat operation since 1864. ==== Prince Felix of Denmark, the second grandchild of Queen Margrethe, has chosen to stop his education at the Army's Lieutenant Training It means that Felix follows in …

Sjoerd Bouwmeester, Irene E G van Hellemond, Pieter-Jan Vlaar, Johannes C Post (2021-10-02). [Clinical Picture] Cardiac findings in tuberous sclerosis complex. thelancet.com A 32-year-old woman presented to our department for an evaluation of possible cardiac manifestations of tuberous sclerosis complex.

sputniknews (2021-10-02). JHU Says 700,000 Americans Have Died of COVID, Thousands More Expected to Die in Winter. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The number of novel coronavirus deaths in the United States has surpassed 700,000, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.

Kathy Kelly (2021-10-02). Bearing witness in Afghanistan. zcomm.org Drawing on over 30 visits to Afghanistan, antiwar activist Kathy Kelly discusses the need for empathy and reparations…

Anonymous103 (2021-10-02). Targeting Assange: Yahoo Deep State Revelations. southfront.org Illustrative Image | Written by Steve Brown. | Article referenced: First reaction to this story: Why did Verizon (owns yahoo) — a super Deep State shill for the CIA — and three miserable establishment Russiagate propagandists (especially Isikoff) feature this story? With a little thought and help from an 'unnamed source' I posted this Sept 27: | Biden regime makes a big deal about extraditing Assange but typical of the many-headed hydra, source…

Local Volunteers (2021-10-02). Saturday 10/2: Vallejo: Solidarity March for Reproductive Rights. indybay.org Meet at Vallejo City Hall, 555 Santa Clara St., Vallejo, CA 94590 | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-02). Science Saturday: Zebrafish, Mayo scientists inspire young students to learn science. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The microscope hovers over a small dish. It's attached to a laptop, so students don't need to press their faces against a microscope eyepiece. On the screen is a zebrafish egg. On hand to answer questions are scientists. The questions, however, are a little different from the ones they get from colleagues. "One of the questions I got was how does gravity work, and I was like, 'Oh that's a great question," says Hirotaka Ata,…

Anonymous103 (2021-10-02). Military Situation In Syria On October 2, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On October 1, the Turkish Army sent a new logistical convoy to Syria via Kafr Lusin crossing | On October 1, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SDF positions near Ain Issa | On October 2, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in Sarmaniyah village | On October 2, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in Fatirah village | Since the eruption of war in Syria, the number of Syrians killed via bullets fired by Turkish gendarmeries reached about 487 civilians, according to the Violations Documentation Center in North Syria | MORE ON THE TO…

thelancet (2021-10-02). [Department of Error] Department of Error. thelancet.com Berdeja JG, Madduri D, Usmani SZ, et al. Ciltacabtagene autoleucel, a B-cell maturation antigen-directed chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy in patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma (CARTITUDE-1): a phase 1b/2 open-label study. Lancet 2021; 398: 314—24—The appendix of this Article has been corrected as of Sept 30, 2021.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-02). 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…

Asa Winstanley (2021-10-02). Apartheid responses show that appeasing the pro-Israel lobby is a waste of time. zcomm.org The responses to the use of "apartheid" to describe the regime imposed by Israel on the people of occupied Palestine show that appeasing the pro-Israel lobby really is a waste of time…

Labor Video Project (2021-10-02). Korean KCTU Plans General Strike On 10/20/21 For Equality &Against Repression by Moon Gov. indybay.org The South Korean KCTU is preparing a national strike with the demand…

Andrew Chuter (2021-10-02). Gladys Berejiklian sold out NSW. greenleft.org.au Gladys Berejiklian, the soon-to-be-former Premier of New South Wales, has been a major player in the Liberal-National Party's privatisation of public assets to corporate mates. Andrew Chuter reports.

teleSUR -him, JL (2021-10-02). Alertan por aumento de temperatura por deforestación amazónica. telesurtv.net Se estima un aumento de la temperatura de entre 7.5 a11.5 grados para el 2.100, el cual afectaría a casi 12 millones de brasileños.

news.un (2021-10-02). Stopping the march towards famine a UN Resident Coordinator blog. news.un.org Seven years into a brutal conflict, Yemen is heavily dependent on humanitarian assistance, but the UN is intent on avoiding a repeat of the worst periods of famine and malnutrition its citizens have suffered. On a recent visit to UN headquarters in New York, David Gressly, the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen, told UN News that, although emergency funds have been received, the humanitarian response remain severely underfunded.

Badri Raina (2021-10-02). The Two 'Democracies' of India and US: How Similar, Yet How Different. zcomm.org In his recent meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Washington, US President Joe Biden spoke of the two countries' shared "responsibility to uphold democratic values"

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-02). 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…

sputniknews (2021-10-02). New Poll: US Is More Divided Than Before, as Almost Half of Americans Think 'It's Time to Split'. sputniknews.com The poll was conducted by the University of Virginia's Center for Politics, which in partnership with Project Home Fire think tank analyzed online responses to over 300 questions encompassing social, political, and psychological themes from more than a thousand political opponents from each camp.

Anonymous669 (2021-10-02). SDF Captured ISIS Bomb Maker In Al-Hasakah Security Operation (Photos). southfront.org Illustrative image, SDF's security forces | On October 2, the Syrian Democratic Faces (SDF) announced that its Anti-Terror Forces, known as HAT, had arrested a dangerous bomb maker of ISIS during a special operation backed by the US-led coalition in the northeastern Syrian governorate of al-Hasakah. | "Our forces, enabled by the international coalition, have arrested a dangerous terrorist affiliated with Daesh [ISIS] and responsible for manufacturing IEDs [improvised explosive devices] and transporting them to Daesh cells…

Irene Torres, Barbara Profeta, Cristiani Vieira Machado, Osvaldo Artaza, Daniel Lopez-Cevallos, JaHyun Kang (2021-10-02). [Correspondence] COVID-19 research in LMICs — Authors' reply. thelancet.com We thank Ivan Sisa and colleagues for their comments on our Correspondence,1 but we still worry about the marginalisation of scientific production from low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs). Indeed, these nations usually have scarce public resources to invest in science and, consequently, tend to produce fewer indexed publications compared with high-income countries (HICs). However, such metrics restrict the understanding of academic production to the accrual of articles in English-speaking scientific journals based in HICs and, therefore, to an imperfect appraisal of the impact of their discoveries and…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-02). Mayo Clinic will begin offering booster vaccines. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org This week, the Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization for the Pfizer COVID-19 booster vaccine six months following completion of the initial Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccination series for the following groups: People age 65 and older. People ages 18—64 who are at high risk of COVID-19.People ages 18—64 with frequent institutional or occupational exposure to COVID-19 that puts them at high risk of serious complications of COVID-19, including severe COVID-19. This group includes but is…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-02). ISIS Terrorists Burned Down Egyptian Military Drone That Crash Landed In Sinai (Photos). southfront.org Click to see full-size image. | ISIS terrorists have burned down an Egyptian military drone that crash landed in the northern part of the Sinai Peninsula. | On October 1, the terrorist group's news agency, Amaq, rereleased several photos of the drone, which was identified as a Chinese-made Aisheng ASN-209. The news agency falsely claimed that the drone was armed. | The drone landed by parachute near the town of al-Tufaha, to the south of Bir El Abd city, most likely as a result of a technical failure. I…

David Giesen (2021-10-02). Saturday 10/2: Rent Control: the walking tour. indybay.org American Youth Hostel | 312 Mason Street | San Francisco | (we meet in the lobby)…

MEE staff (2021-10-02). Bahrain: UK lawmakers demand release of prominent prisoner on hunger strike. middleeasteye.net Bahrain: UK lawmakers demand release of prominent prisoner on hunger strike | Letter accuses Britain of "repeating false assurances from Bahrain" in the case of Abduljalil al-Singace | Sat, 10/02/2021 – 10: 35 | Abduljalil Singace (R) has been on hunger strike since July in protest against his 'ill-treatment' in prison (AFP) | British lawmakers, trade unions, NGOs, academics, and lawyers are calling on the gov…

MEE, agencies (2021-10-02). Yemen: Clashes between STC separatist forces kills four in Aden. middleeasteye.net Yemen: Clashes between STC separatist forces kills four in Aden | The Southern Transitional Council has asked residents to remain home as it pursues 'outlaw elements' | Sat, 10/02/2021 – 11: 42 | Southern Transitional Council (STC) fighters on guard in Aden on 20 March 2021 (AFP) | Fighting broke out between members of the separatist Southern Transitional Council (STC) in the Yemeni city o…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-02). 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…

Jeff Cohen (2021-10-02). Corporate Media Myths About the Chaos on Capitol Hill. zcomm.org Even after the Afghan war has finally ended, the establishment's appetite for unbridled military spending seems insatiable…

Dr. Nozomi Hayase (2021-10-02). The War on COVID-19: Man's Final Conquest of Nature. The Great Reset Requires "Merging Humans with the Machine" globalresearch.ca

Anand Naidoo (2021-10-02). The Heat: Political stalemate on Capitol Hill. america.cgtn.com United States President Joe Biden visited Capitol Hill to speak with House Democrats Friday as he tried to make progress on his economic agenda. Biden wants to get major Infrastructure and Reconciliation bills passed as part of his Build Back Better program. . To discuss: …

Edward Curtin (2021-10-02). The End of the Speed Limit on the Highway to Nowhere. dissidentvoice.org There was a time when time was time and space and speed had some human meaning, for people lived within the limits of the natural world of which they were a part. As Albert Camus said, "In our madness, we push back the eternal limits, and at once dark Furies swoop down upon us to …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-02). After its wars in Bosnia, Kosovo, Macedonia, the Balkans are NATO-Pentagon province. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Joint Statement by A5 Members: Cooperation in Region to Strengthen Security The conference, held in Podstrana outside Split, was organised by Croatia's Armed Forces Chief of Staff, Admiral Robert Hranj. Apart from Croatian participants, also participating in the conference were the chiefs of staff of the US-Adriatic Charter countries Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, North …

Richard Horton (2021-10-02). [Comment] Offline: USA versus China—the growing insanity of our times. thelancet.com Bad as the COVID-19 pandemic has been and continues to be for many countries, it is not the most immediate danger facing humanity. And nor is the climate emergency. Or any other conventionally defined risk to population health. In a recent Brookings Institution conversation with General John E Hyten, Vice-Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, the spectre of a truly menacing threat became clearer—the prospect of an American war with China. A military conflict between these two nations would precipitate immediate violence and longer-term social and economic disruption dwarfing the effects of COVID-19.

Disability Rights California (2021-10-02). Tuesday 10/12: Community Living Options & Choices for the Mental Health Disabled w/ Disability Rights CA. indybay.org Online webinar…

City of Santa Cruz (2021-10-02). Wednesday 10/6: Rail Trail Segments 8 and 9 EIR Scoping Meeting and Opportunity for Input. indybay.org Webinar Link: rrmdesign.zoom.us/j/87554617851 | Webinar ID: 875 5461 7851 | Call-in options via telephone: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 408 638 0968…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-02). 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…

Women's March (2021-10-02). Saturday 10/2: Women's March on Washington D.C. Rally Livestream. indybay.org Livestream of D.C.

Angela (2021-10-02). Sunday 10/10: Virtual book launch – "She | Rania Matar" indybay.org

Anonymous669 (2021-10-02). Iranian Army Unveils 'Hormuz' Radar & 'Shams' Air-Defense Simulator (Photos). southfront.org File image. | On October 2, the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Defense Force (IRIADF) unveiled a new tactical radar and an air-defense simulator. | The new systems were showcased during a ceremony held at the Arm Defense Force Research and Self Sufficiency Organization in the presence of the Commander of Army Air Defense Force Brig. Gen. Alireza Sabahifard. | The new medium-range radar system, dubbed "Hormuz," was designed to detect and identify airborne targets with speed and accuracy. The radar can relay inform…

teleSUR, JDO (2021-10-02). ONU insta a garantizar derechos humanos de migrantes haitianos. telesurtv.net Solicita a los Gobiernos que sopesen sus necesidades de protección y permitan su acceso a vías migratorias regulares.

A Guest Author (2021-10-02). New report shows deadly impact and global condemnation of U.S. sanctions. workers.org Sanctions Kill issued the following news release Sept. 24. A coalition of North American human rights organizations has released a report on the impact and consequences of U.S. sanctions. The report is based on wide-ranging research and interviews with residents of countries which are suffering under U.S. sanctions. The report . . . |

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-02). 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….

teleSUR- lvm, JL (2021-10-02). Venezuela destaca rol de China en combate contra la Covid-19. telesurtv.net El canciller venezolano destacó el espíritu solidario de China para ayudar a combatir la pandemia.

teleSUR, yart, JGN (2021-10-02). Siete actividades para que los adultos mayores hagan en casa. telesurtv.net Las actividades físicas y de relajación emocional contribuyen a tener una vejez plena y alegre.

Ryan Grim (2021-10-02). Progressives Have Leverage. zcomm.org In the byzantine parliamentary politics surrounding the $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill, progressives have more cards to play than in past policy fights…

UUSF Human Rights Working Group (2021-10-02). Saturday 10/2: UUSF Human Rights Working Group Contigent to the Women's March. indybay.org In front of the S.F. Opera House near the corner of Grove and Van Ness…

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-10-02). Sanctions deprive Iran of accessing to vaccine in due time. en.mehrnews.com In a statement to the UN, Iran criticized the unilateral and inhumane sanctions imposed on the country, saying that these measures deprived Iran of having access to the COVID-19 vaccine at an appropriate time.

Jean-Franàßois Emile, Augusto Vaglio, Fleur Cohen-Aubart, Julien Haroche (2021-10-02). [Correspondence] IgG4-related disease and Rosai-Dorfman-Destombes disease — Authors' reply. thelancet.com We thank Luke Y C Chen and colleagues for their comments on our Seminar.1 We acknowledge that IgG4-related disease (IgG4-RD) is the correct name rather than hyper-IgG4 syndrome; however, we did not mean Rosai-Dorfman-Destombes disease (RDD) is a subtype of IgG4-RD, or vice versa. The differential diagnosis between these two disorders is often challenging. Although some clinical features can help to distinguish between the two diseases (eg, skin lesions in RDD; tubulointerstitial nephritis in IgG4-RD),2,3 others definitely overlap.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-02). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Treatment options for pediatric brain tumors. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Of the many different types of pediatric brain tumors some are noncancerous, or benign, and some are cancerous, or malignant. Treatment and chance of recovery, or prognosis, depend on the type of tumor, its location within the brain, whether it has spread, and your child's age and general health. Because new treatments and technologies are continually being developed, several options may be available at different points in treatment. On the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. Angela…

ecns.cn (2021-10-02). China urges global solidarity for vaccine equity on behalf of 75 countries. ecns.cn China's ambassador to the United Nations on Friday called on all countries to strengthen solidarity and achieve vaccine equity at an early day to overcome the unfair distribution of inoculations and increasing "vaccine nationalism" as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage across the world.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2021-10-02). 2021 California Maafa Awareness Month Kicks Off in a good way. indybay.org

Anonymous103 (2021-10-02). Military Situation In Yemen On October 2, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 294 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On October 1, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 20 airstrikes on the Jubah district | On October 1, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 2 airstrikes on the Sarwah district | On October 1, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 3 airstrikes on the Khab and Shaaf district | On October 1, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 2 airstrikes on the Hazm district | On October 2, clashes between Ansar Allah and Saudi-led force…

sputniknews (2021-10-02). Philippines' President Duterte Says He's Retiring From Politics. sputniknews.com The politician says his decision not to run for vice president in the upcoming elections was in response to the public's wishes.

Adam Kucharski (2021-10-02). [Perspectives] What data can reveal and conceal. thelancet.com On March 15, 2020, data started coming in from the COVID-19 Hospitalisations in England Surveillance System (CHESS). Unlike the patchy, delayed numbers in the existing database, CHESS provided a comprehensive overview of COVID-19 patients needing critical care. The results were alarming. Whereas the previous database had implied low numbers of admissions without a clear increasing trend, CHESS showed more and more people turning up critically ill across the country. The earlier numbers had been an illusion; the UK was already in the middle of a large epidemic.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-02). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-02). 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,"…

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-10-02). AUKUS in breach of NPT, damaging regional security: EU MP. en.mehrnews.com Referring to US-Australia nuclear submarine agreement, Clare Daly says providing weapons-grade enriched uranium to a non-nuclear weapon state to power military submarines is a provocative action in a highly contested region.

Li Wang (2021-10-02). The White House is seeking to strengthen the intelligence capabilities assigned to China. indybay.org Recently, media has got the information that the US administration is working on the issue of creating a special center on China in the Central Intelligence Agency.

Vijay Prashad (2021-10-02). Afghanistan's Impoverished People Live Amid Enormous Riches. zcomm.org No amount of bluster from the Western capitals can obscure the plain fact that support from the "international community" resulted in virtually no economic and social development in the country…

Allan Fisher (2021-10-02). Saturday 10/2: Free Palestine. indybay.org Corner of Ocean and Water Streets, Santa Cruz…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-02). Central Syria: 21 ISIS Terrorists Killed Or Wounded In New Wave Of Russian Airstrikes. southfront.org 2717545 10/10/2015 Russian Su-25 attack aircraft take off from the Khmeimim airbase in Syria. Dmitriy Vinogradov/RIA Novosti | On October 1 and 2, warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) carried out more than 40 airstrikes on Syria's central region where ISIS terrorists are waging an insurgency against Syrian government forces. | The airstrikes targeted hideouts of the terrorist group's cells in the Hama-Aleppo-Raqqa triangle, the eastern Homs countryside and the western countryside of Deir Ezzor.

Brian Callender, Margaret Carlyle, Julie Chor (2021-10-02). [Perspectives] The power and politics of fetal imagery. thelancet.com The ultrasound image of the fetus in utero is iconic and has transcended the medical domain into our everyday visual culture, where it has been deployed for commercial, social, and political purposes. The power of fetal imagery to inform contentious debates and influence policy and legislation that limit reproductive rights raises important questions about medicine's role in the production, interpretation, and dissemination of these images.

Movement Rights (2021-10-02). Tuesday 10/19: How Indigenous-led Rights of Nature is Transforming Climate Action Now. indybay.org Online event…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-02). 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…

teleSUR, JDO (2021-10-02). Vicepresidente Bolivia denuncia silencio ante golpe de Estado. telesurtv.net David Choquehuanca realiza visita oficial a España. Criticó además tergiversación de algunos medios sobre realidad de su país.

Sundance (2021-10-02). It Was a Con: The White House Has No Idea When, or Even if: Rules to Support Legally Enforceable Worker Vaccine Mandate. globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-02). 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…

Dave DeCamp (2021-10-02). Taliban Raids ISIS-K Hideout North of Kabul. news.antiwar.com A Taliban spokesman The raid took place in the city of Charikar. Earlier, the Taliban arrested two ISIS-K members linked to a roadside bombing in the city who told the Taliban where the hideout was, Karimi said. | ISIS-K is mainly based out of the eastern Nangarhar pro…

Zero Hedge (2021-10-02). Pfizer Launches Final Study for COVID Drug that's Suspiciously Similar to 'Horse Paste'. globalresearch.ca

A Guest Author (2021-10-02). Estados Unidos: reflexiones dramáticas en voz alta / EE.UU.: reflexiones dramáticas. workers.org Por Sergio Rodríguez Gelfenstein El autor es consultor y analista internacional venezolano, y fue Director de Relaciones Internacionales de la Presidencia de la República Bolivariana de Venezuela y Embajador de la República Bolivariana de Venezuela en Nicaragua. En Estados Unidos están ocurriendo algunas cosas sorprendentes, la presidenta de la cámara . . . |

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-10-02). 5 civilians killed, 11 wounded in Saudis attack on Saada. en.mehrnews.com An artillery attack by the Saudi army on the border area in Yemen's Saada province left five Yemeni civilians dead and 11 wounded.

KQED (2021-10-02). Wednesday 10/20: Understanding Police Misconduct Records with "On Our Watch" indybay.org In-person: KQED Headquarters, 2601 Mariposa Street, San Francisco, CA 94110 | Online: Choose "livestream" ticket option…

Anonymous103 (2021-10-02). "This Is A Game-Changer" — Merck Releasing "Phenomenal" Test Results For Experimental COVID Pill. southfront.org Illustrative Image | Originally published on Looks like Merck Merck announced Friday that an experimental COVID pill it has developed reduced hospitalizations and deaths by 50% in people recently infected with COVID. | The company will soon ask health officials in the US and abroad to authorize use of the drug. | The news…

Anonymous103 (2021-10-02). Washington-Led "New Quad" Is Yet Another Anti-Chinese Initiative. southfront.org Illustrative ImageThe new grouping, focused on Afghanistan's stability excludes India. | Written by Uriel Araujo, researcher with a focus on international and ethnic conflicts. | A lot has been written on the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, better known as simply the Quad (henceforth referred to as the "Pacific" Quad or the Old Quad). It is a strategic dialogue between the US, Japan, India, and Australia, whose raison d'être seems to be to respond geopolitically to increased Chinese military as well as economic power in the so-called Indo-Pacific region. Very little has been written, though, on the "other Quad"

sputniknews (2021-10-02). US Senators Blast Facebook for Concealing Instagram's Risks to Teens. sputniknews.com Senators demanded pledges from the company to make changes after grilling Facebook's Global Head of Safety Antigone Davis in a hours-long Capitol Hill hearing called over negative findings that the platform's own research warned on the harm that photo-sharing app Instagram can have on teenage girl's well-being.

Ivan Sisa, Marco Fornasini, Enrique Teran (2021-10-02). [Correspondence] COVID-19 research in LMICs. thelancet.com We read with interest the Correspondence by Irene Torres and colleagues,1 and agree that the current scarcity in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs) of vaccine to combat the COVID-19 pandemic is a failure of local governments, global solidarity, and multilateral instruments. However, regarding Torres and colleagues' comment that approving placebo-controlled trials in LMICs "sets the wrong precedent because approving such a trial should show that evidence can only be reached with this design",1 we would like to extend this extremely important discussion.

Luke Y C Chen, Graham W Slack, Mollie N Carruthers (2021-10-02). [Correspondence] IgG4-related disease and Rosai-Dorfman-Destombes disease. thelancet.com We appreciated reading the expert Seminar on histiocytosis by Jean-Franàßois Emile and colleagues.1 However, we wish to clarify the importance of increased IgG4-positive plasma cells seen in some patients with Rosai-Dorfman-Destombes disease (RDD). First, hyper-IgG4 syndrome is a misnomer; the correct term is IgG4-related disease (IgG4-RD), and RDD should not be considered a subtype of IgG4-RD or vice versa.2 Although there are overlapping clinical features between the two conditions (eg, lymphadenopathy, pancreatitis, and hypertrophic pachymeningitis), each disease has distinct clinical features, pathophys…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-02). Sharing Mayo Clinic: Diversity in bone marrow transplantation is gift of life for their mom. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Only 20% of minorities are able to find a match when they require a transplant. But for one African American mom of five, finding that match meant the gift of life. _______________________________ Family is everything to Felicia Curtis. Family is the reason the mother of five from Gainesville, Florida, knew she had to fight when she was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2017. She was 20 weeks pregnant with her youngest child. Over the next several months,…

Local Volunteers (2021-10-02). Saturday 10/2: Point Reyes Station: Support Reproductive Justice Sidewalk Rally. indybay.org Sidewalk rally outside of 11400 CA Route 1, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956 (A street and Route 1) | Wear a MASK. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

Anonymous765 (2021-10-02). U.S. & U.K.'s Race To Deploy Modular Integrated Protection System For Vehicle Fleets. southfront.org | DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : | BITCOIN: bc1qv7k70u2zynvem59u88ctdlaw7hc735d8xep9rq : | BITCOIN CAS…

Concord Reporting In (2021-10-02). Groups Fighting Concord Corruption and the Seeno Deal. indybay.org Groups are fighting back against Seeno (Discovery Homes), and the corruption in city council that resulted in them being chosen as the potential developer for the Concord Naval Weapons Station redevelopment project. The Seeno family has a criminal history, as does the company that carries their name, which 3 council members (including the current mayor of Concord) are overlooking as to further their political careers.

Demand Justice (2021-10-02). Tuesday 10/26: #ExpandTheCourt: Volunteers Needed for Lobby Day in Washington D.C. indybay.org Washington D.C. – Selected volunteers will receive flights and lodging PAID FOR by Demand Justice…

Stéphane Gaudry, David Hajage, Guillaume Louis, Jean-Pierre Quenot, Didier Dreyfuss (2021-10-02). [Correspondence] The AKIKI 2 trial: a case for strategy of initiation instead of timing — Authors' reply. thelancet.com We thank Tukaram E Jamale for their interest in our work in the AKIKI 2 trial.1 We agree there is no parallelism between the degree of uraemia and the occurrence of life-threatening metabolic complications during acute kidney injury (AKI). Complications, such as severe pulmonary oedema unresponsive to diuretics, severe hyperkalaemia, or severe metabolic acidosis, are considered to be mandatory indications for renal replacement therapy (RRT) by all experts.2 Jamale has added uraemic bleeding and encephalopathy to the list of mandatory indications for RRT.

Anonymous669 (2021-10-02). Turkish Forces In Greater Idlib Will Respond To Any Syrian Army Attack In Coordination With HTS — Report. southfront.org Turkish troops deployed in the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib had been ordered to respond to any attack by…

Matthew Ehret-Kump (2021-10-02). How a Time Bomb Was Set to Usher in a Great Reset. And What to Do About It: 1923, 1929 and Today. globalresearch.ca

Labor Video Project (2021-10-02). GIGS UP! UC AFT Lecturers FIGHT GIG Slave Labor. indybay.org UC-AFT lecturers are fighting for labor rights and against Gig conditions. They rallied at UC Berkeley on 9/29/21 and AFT-UC Council bargain team member David Walter talked about their Gig conditions.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-02). Mayo Clinic Minute: Why you need to wash your fresh produce. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Do you wash the avocados before cutting them up for guacamole? How about the melon you'll slice up for the fruit salad — does it get a rinse? The Food and Drug Administration says, in most cases, you should be washing fruits and vegetables. But there are some exceptions. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Angie Murad, a Mayo Clinic dietitian, talks about the best ways to prep your produce for summer meals and snacks. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/5ZAvzpJYTvc Journalists: Broadcast-quality…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-02). 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…

Tukaram Ekanath Jamale (2021-10-02). [Correspondence] The AKIKI 2 trial: a case for strategy of initiation instead of timing. thelancet.com I read with interest the AKIKI 2 trial by Stéphane Gaudry and colleagues,1 which reiterates the strategy of watchful waiting for the initiation of dialysis in patients with acute kidney injury (AKI). I wish to bring forth two important aspects of the study design that can help to put the results of this important trial in context.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-02). 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…

Paul Haeder (2021-10-02). You Will Need No Stinkin' Badge if you Want to Die in a Gutter. dissidentvoice.org Nah, we are not a society ready for deep discussion and debate about work, forced revealing of health information, forced mRNA jabs, and more. So, here we are, a teacher, ready to be gone gone gone. Andy Libson has drawn a line in the sand. The decision of where a person will draw a line …

Ramón Cruz (2021-10-02). Biden EPA's Clean Car Standards Fall Short Even of 2012 Standards. zcomm.org Clean car standards actually save us money at the pump by increasing fuel efficiency…

Paul Adepoju (2021-10-02). [World Report] Nkengasong tipped to lead PEPFAR. thelancet.com John Nkengasong, head of Africa CDC, is to be nominated to head PEPFAR, the US Government's global HIV/AIDS response programme. Paul Adepoju reports.

Eva Bartlett (2021-10-01). There Are Positive Developments on the Ground in Syria, but for America It's Sanctions and Suffering as Usual. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-10-01). What Does Health Care For All Look Like? popularresistance.org I'd like you to imagine for a moment that you are the parent of a child with asthma, living in Ciudad Sandino, just outside the capital of Nicaragua, in a barrio called Nueva Vida, which was recently founded after your family — along with 1,200 other families — was flooded out of your home along the lakeshore in Managua during Hurricane Mitch. The year is 2001, and although your family now has a concrete house and the bus runs regularly down your street in the daytime, nights are filled with rival gangs throwing rocks and bottles, and regular work has been nearly impossible to find. These days, you tr…

Dongsheng News (2021-10-01). News on China | No. 70. dissidentvoice.org Meng Wanzhou is released and returns to China. Corporate corruption is punished. Power supply prioritized for the basic needs of people. A new hybrid species of giant rice is featured.

Isheka N. Harrison (2021-10-01). Broken Promises: HBCU Funding Cut By $30 Billion In Biden Budget, Some Black Democrats Are Not Having It. moguldom.com Some Black Democrats are not here for the nearly $30 billion cut to HBCU funding in the latest version of President Joe Biden's $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill. One of them has even threatened to vote against it if the issue is not resolved. U.S. Rep. Alma Adams of North Carolina is the co-chair of …

Fight Back (2021-10-01). Dozens of activists, Cubans in Miami rally against Cuban blockade. fightbacknews.org Miami, FL – In the morning hours of Sunday, September 26, roughly 60 protesters gathered outside of Miami City Hall as part of a National Day of Action to demand President Biden end the decades-long blockade of Cuba. The national call was put out by the Cuban solidarity organization Puentes de Amor (Bridges of Love) and was attended locally by Cuban Americans, anti-war activists and community members. | Protesters met outside of the city hall building, holding a large banner that read, "Abajo el bloqueo," and chanting, "Puentes de amor" and "Biden, end the embargo!" They also listened to a lineup of speakers out…

Dana Sanchez (2021-10-01). Short Sellers Get Liquidated As Bitcoin Suddenly Jumps 10 Percent. moguldom.com After slumping 7.6 percent in September over China's cryptocurrency ban and growing regulatory pressure in the U.S., Bitcoin jumped 10 percent in a matter of minutes on Oct. 1 to $47,884 in New York trading. For short-sellers betting that Bitcoin's price would decline, you could call it "Shocktober." A classic "short squeeze" liquidated more than …

ecns.cn (2021-10-01). DPRK test-fires newly-developed anti-aircraft missile. ecns.cn This picture taken on September 30, 2021 and released from DPRK's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on October 1 shows a test-fire of a "newly developed" anti-aircraft missile carried out by the Academy of Defence Science of the DPRK.

Staff (2021-10-01). Conceal and Carry Restrictions Can Help Protect Freedom of Expression. aclu.org The Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in an important legal challenge to New York's concealed carry law. The law requires people registering for concealed carry gun licenses to demonstrate "proper cause" in order to do so, and in particular to demonstrate a specific need for self-defense if they seek to carry a gun for that purpose. | The question in the case is whether the Second Amendment permits New York to restrict the carriage of firearms in this manner. The meaning, intent and reach of the Second Amendment remain a matter of deep controversy, but the Supreme Court has made clear that Second Amendmen…

Mick Armstrong (2021-10-01). Imperialist Tensions: AUKUS Makes Workers Pay for War with China. globalresearch.ca

F. William Engdahl (2021-10-01). The "Farm to Fork" Green Agenda: How the EU and the Davos WEF Cabal Plan to Control Agriculture. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2021-10-01). Venezuela: Dollar Jumps Almost 20% in 2 Days ahead of Monetary Rebranding. orinocotribune.com In Venezuela, the black-market dollar continues to be used as a weapon of war to affect the economic recovery of the country and, especially, to directly attack pockets of Venezuelans. This was demonstrated by the jump that the gringo currency made with respect to the bolivar on the black market in recent hours. | On the afternoon of Thursday, September 30, the price of the black-market dollar was at Bs. 5,035,381. | Since Wednesday, September 29, the dollar has been increasing without a break. On Wednesday, it closed above 4,500,000 bolívars per dollar. Throughout the day, it increased from the closing price on…

Workers World Party (2021-10-01). CUBA SÂ: Solidarity against blockades, COVID and empire. workers.org The following excerpted remarks were given during a Philadelphia Workers World webinar promoting the upcoming November Caravan to Cuba sponsored by IFCO/Pastors for Peace. Speakers were Gail Walker, executive directive of IFCO; Dr. Samira Addrey, IFCO's ELAM (Latin America School of Medicine) coordinator; and Vijay Prashad, executive director of Tri-Continental . . . |

PAI (2021-10-01). 6.5 million people fell off cliff when unemployment supplemental expired Sept. 4. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON (PAI)—The financial bottom dropped out for almost 6.5 million people nationwide in the week after Sept. 4, the Labor Department's weekly unemployment insurance claims report said. That week was when their federal jobless benefits came to a dead halt. The entire decline was in special programs to keep people financially afloat during the coronavirus …

Fight Back (2021-10-01). Letter writing for refugee children in California. fightbacknews.org Los Angeles, CA – A group of people gathered at Belvedere Park in East Los Angeles, September 25, to write and draw letters. The artwork and letters are for the refugee children, mostly Central American, held at the Pomona Fairplex detention center. The event was hosted by the Immigration Committee of Centro Community Service Organization, or Centro CSO. | The event inspired many children, their parents, and even grandparents to sit under shade and draw. One grandmother told her granddaughter, "The drawing you are coloring is going to put a smile on another child like you, who is looking for their family." | In F…

_____ (2021-10-01). Tsleil-Waututh Nation Lead Powerful Pilgrimage Walk In North Vancouver. popularresistance.org A sea of orange flowed down Dollarton Highway on Sept. 30 as members of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation community, and family members from Musqueam and Squamish nations, took part in a pilgrimage walk to commemorate the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. | The rain did not dampen the spirits of community members who gathered at the Tsleil-Waututh Reserve administration building at 9 a.m. on Thursday, to walk 8.5 kilometres to the site of the former St. Paul's Residential School, now home to St. Thomas Aquinas Regional Secondary School. | The morning began with drumming and song and an uplifting, positive feelin…

Patrick Delaney (2021-10-01). Nearly 50,000 Medicare Patients Died Soon after Getting COVID Shot: Whistleblower. globalresearch.ca

Nora Barrows-Friedman (2021-10-01). Podcast Ep 45: The Palestinian Authority and other collaborators. electronicintifada.net Palestinian intellectual Joseph Massad on how Israel came to co-opt the PLO.

William Walter Kay (2021-10-01). Friday October 1, 2021 — Saskatchewan Workers Submit to Mass Injections. globalresearch.ca

Asad Ismi (2021-10-01). Pedro Castillo and the Failure of Neoliberalism in Peru. globalresearch.ca

Dean Baker (2021-10-01). Was the G.I. Bill of Rights a Safety Net Bill? Talking About the Democrats' Big Bill. cepr.net It is unlikely that many reporters at the time described the GI Bill of Rights as a "safety net" plan. They shouldn't describe the Democrats' package this way either.

Prof. James Dawes (2021-10-01). An Autonomous Robot May Have Already Killed People — Here's How the Weapons Could be More Destabilizing than Nukes. globalresearch.ca

Adan Salazar (2021-10-01). What Could It be? UK Newspaper Reports, "Mystery Rise in Heart Attacks from Blocked Arteries" globalresearch.ca

Victor Grossman (2021-10-01). Left disappointed: Die Linke disaster barely averted in German elections. peoplesworld.org BERLIN—Germany's long election campaign, full of ups and downs, marked the end of 16 more or less placid years with Angela Merkel, 67, and her "Christian double party" (CDU and CSU) known as the "Union" (though the Christian Democratic Union's Bavarian component, the Christian Social Union, stays somewhat separate). Until now it had joined up …

Editor2 (2021-10-01). Venezuela's Efforts to Overcome the Pandemic, Political Crisis, and Sanctions. orinocotribune.com On the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Peoples Dispatch spoke with Carlos Ron, Venezuela's Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for North America. | From positive advances in the dialogue process between the constitutional government and the opposition forces, to strengthening regional unity in the CELAC summit, to bringing together 18 countries to stand in defense of the Charter of the United Nations, the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has seen significant internal and external developments in the last couple of weeks. | On the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New…

In Contempt (2021-10-01). In Contempt #9: Running Down the Walls 2021; Eric King Trial, Hunger Strikes in Texas & Oregon. itsgoingdown.org In this month's column, we roundup the recent #ShutEmDown actions, Running Down the Walls events, and offer updates on ongoing hunger strikes, political prisoners like Eric King, resistance at the border as the settler-State brutally cracks down on Haitian migrants, and we also bring you an updated list of political prisoner birthdays and defendants facing…

Ann Brown (2021-10-01). After The Tricknology Theft: Calif. Gov. Newsom Signs Bill To Return Bruce's Beach To Black family. moguldom.com California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a bill that will clear the way to return stolen land at Bruce's Beach to the descendants of a Black couple, Willa and Charles Bruce, who operated a beachfront business in Manhattan Beach nearly a century ago. In the early 1920s, the Bruce family was pushed off their valuable …

_____ (2021-10-01). China Urges US To Join Talks On Preventing Arms Race In Outer Space. popularresistance.org "After the end of the Cold War, and especially in the past two decades, the US has tried its best to get rid of its international obligations, refused to be bound by new treaties and long resisted multilateral negotiations on PAROS [the 1967 UN resolution on the Prevention of an Arms Race in Outer Space]," Li said. | "To put it bluntly, the US wants to dominate outer space." | Beijing and Moscow first unveiled the Treaty on the Prevention of the Placement of Weapons in Outer Space and of the Threat or Use of Force against Outer Space Objects in 2008, but the move was greeted with scepticism in Washington, which f…

Anonymous Contributor (2021-10-01). Communities and Collectives of Oaxaca Denounce the State-Organized "Indigenous Encounters Canada-Oaxaca 2021" itsgoingdown.org Communique from communities and collectives of Oaxaca denouncing the state-organized "Indigenous Encounters Canada-Oaxaca 2021," and calling for the construction of affinity and reciprocity between Indigenous peoples of so-called Mexico and Canada through solidarity and resistance To the Media To the General Public To our Brothers and Sisters of Turtle Island Within the context of the…

Ed Rampell (2021-10-01). Lights! Cameras! Action! Academy Museum features Hollywood history, hoopla and inclusivity. peoplesworld.org LOS ANGELES — Like Gloria Swanson at the end of 1950's Sunset Boulevard, the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is finally ready for its close-up. Years in the making, the Academy Museum's world premiere is Sept. 30. According to Bill Kramer, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences—you know, those fine folks …

Pepe Escobar (2021-10-01). The Pashtun Will Outlast All Empires, but Can They Hold Afghanistan's Center? globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2021-10-01). AUKUS likely to harm regional stability, raise tensions, say analysts. ecns.cn

Eric A. Gordon (2021-10-01). 'Songs in Dark Times': Yiddish poets engage mid-20th century crises and traumas. peoplesworld.org If you belonged to a tribe of people who had been enslaved, expelled from homelands, your villages ransacked in waves of murderous, drunken raids, your womenfolk raped, your faithful burned at the stake, your millions of men, women, and children incinerated in ovens, you might start to feel especially chosen to suffer a life of …

_____ (2021-10-01). Scheer Intelligence: War Is A Multi-Trillion-Dollar Racket. popularresistance.org Twenty years since the September 11, 2001 attacks, the human and financial cost of the United States' failed "War on Terror" is plain to see: as one headline put it, "20 years, $6 trillion, 900,000 lives." The estimates of lives lost and trillions spent vary throughout media sources, but even the most conservative estimates speak for themselves. Yet, while the Pentagon billed America's latest imperial endeavors as an imperative series of operations aimed at protecting U.S. national security, there is a simpler, far more cynical and obscene motivation behind these forever wars, according to the Washington editor o…

Philip Giraldi (2021-10-01). General Mark Milley Strikes Out Demonstrating What Is Wrong with the American Military. globalresearch.ca

Alessandra Bajec (2021-10-01). Afghan Women's Frontline Resistance Against 20 Years of 'Humanitarian Intervention'. towardfreedom.org Securing women's rights was used to justify the U.S. military intervention in Afghanistan. However, the Biden administration's irresponsible pull-out in tandem with the swift, untroubled Taliban return speaks volumes about Washington's lack of interest to secure respect for human rights and improve women's lives.

G. Dunkel (2021-10-01). Greek delivery workers just got a big win — and they want more. workers.org From the militants of PAME (the All Workers Militant Front of Greece) to financial analysts following the fast food industry worldwide, all agreed: the delivery workers at eFood platform won big. The platform eFood is owned by a German international firm and has 90,000 clients in all major Greek cities, . . . |

ecns.cn (2021-10-01). Biden signs last-minute stopgap funding bill, averting government shutdown. ecns.cn The Congressional approval of the bill came after days of partisan fights over a debt limit provision, as Democrats had intended to incorporate a suspension of the debt limit into the short-term government spending bill, a move opposed by Republicans.

Joe Sims (2021-10-01). Politics can't be left in the hands of the politicians. peoplesworld.org Much depends on the outcome of the debate now raging in Washington on the infrastructure and $3.5 trillion economic and environment legislative packages. One thing is sure: Whatever the result of current negotiations, the discussion would not even have been possible but for the mass anti-racist and ultimately anti-fascist democratic uprisings of 2020. The country …

Staff (2021-10-01). El Aissami: Venezuela Won't Allow Robbery of CITGO & Monómeros. orinocotribune.com Venezuela's Minister for Oil, Tareck El Aissami, announced that Venezuela will not allow the planned theft of CITGO and Monómeros. The country will appeal to all the necessary authorities to recover and restore its rights to the assets of the Venezuelan people. | "We are advancing with the truth, and with vigor, to rescue our assets," he said. "Very soon we will see results, in favor of justice. We are invoking international law to halt this arbitrariness." | He criticized the intention of the Justice First [Primero Justicia] political party which, he explained, intends to "wash its hands and distance itself from…

_____ (2021-10-01). "Race Norming" and Health Care Jim Crow. popularresistance.org The term "race norming " ought to be immediately suspected as having a nefarious intent. Anything referred to as norming in a racist society invariably ends with Black people getting the short end of the stick. The concept that Black bodies are anatomically different may be known as "race correction", "ethnic adjustment", or "race adjustment" and causes Black people to be undertreated for pain, undiagnosed for serious illness, and denied life saving treatments because of an idea which is inherently white supremacist and very much unscientific.

Ana Perdigón (2021-10-01). Spanish Right-Wing Politician Criticizes Pope Francis, Meets with Guaidó's 'Ambassador'. orinocotribune.com A new controversy was created by the extreme-right president of the Community of Madrid, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, after she questioned the apologies offered by Pope Francis to Mexico. Díaz Ayuso was criticized for claiming that Spain "brought civilization to America." Critics recalled that the Spanish conquistadors actually brought disease, slavery, and death. | Since 2019, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has urged both the Church and the Spanish monarchy to apologize for the grievances committed during the colonial era. This follows in the steps of late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chávez, who was the first So…

Chiron Return (2021-10-01). Timeline and Early Chronology of Covid-19 "Pandemic", PCR Assay and Sequencing. globalresearch.ca

Kevin Mwanza (2021-10-01). 3 Things To Know About How China's Regulatory War Against Crypto Benefits Decentralized Exchanges (DEX). moguldom.com China's crypto ban last week sent traders flocking into decentralized exchanges or DEX, with decentralized exchange tokens Sushi and Uniswap leading a rally as cryptocurrencies recovered from last Friday's slump. On Sept. 24, China declared all crypto-related transactions illegal, citing concerns about money laundering and gambling fraud. The price of cryptocurrencies fell on the news …

Staff (2021-10-01). Cape Verde Continues Violating Ambassador Alex Saab's Human Rights. orinocotribune.com At the request of the United States, Alex Saab, the Venezuelan diplomat, has been illegally detained in Cape Verde since June last year. The Venezuelan official's legal team denounced that he "is still being held under an oppressive regime of house arrest, without the medical attention he urgently needs." | According to a press release from Alex Saab's defense team, Cape Verde continues to violate the court order to transfer the diplomat, kidnapped on the island of Sal since June 2020, for health reasons. | The Barlovento Court, on the northern island of San Vicente, granted permission on August 31. In a statemen…

Ann Brown (2021-10-01). Did Twitter Spaces Help Kill Clubhouse? Some Say The Hyped App Is Already Over. moguldom.com Is the much-hyped, exclusive social media platform Clubhouse over before it really solidified a place in the social media sphere? Some observers seem to think so and they point to Twitter Spaces as the platform that blew Clubhouse down. Social media users once scrambled to get an invite to join Clubhouse. The mad rush resulted …

Asa Winstanley (2021-10-01). Professor David Miller fired after Israel lobby smear campaign. electronicintifada.net Bristol University "has embarrassed itself," says leading lobby critic.

Staff (2021-10-01). Video: Samidoun on normalization campaigns and Palestinian and Arab resistance. samidoun.net Charlotte Kates, international coordinator of Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network, appeared on Press TV's "Spotlight" program on 30 September 2021 to discuss the official Bahraini U.S.-backed normalization deal with the Israeli regime. She joined Palestinian commentator and analyst Lamis Andoni on the program. Watch the video: Both guests discussed the role of U.S. imperialism […] | The article

Khuloud Rabah Sulaiman (2021-10-01). Israel wrecks wedding dreams. electronicintifada.net Woman killed during May attack just days before her planned wedding.

Workers World Party (2021-10-01). Alto al terror racista contra los refugiados haitianos! °Alto a las deportaciones! workers.org °Reparaciones para el pueblo haitiano! Workers World Party/Partido Mundo Obrero, saluda la valentía inspiradora del pueblo haitiano — en Del Río, Texas, y en Haití, ahora y durante más de dos siglos. La brutalidad racista de los Estados Unidos está en exhibición en todo el mundo, con imágenes de sus . . . |

Dr. Kevin Corbett (2021-10-01). If There's No Proof the Virus Exists, End All Lockdowns, Masks, Trax and Vax Actions. globalresearch.ca

Ajamu Baraka (2021-10-01). U.S. Congressional Support for More War spending and AUKUS Anti-China Pact Exposes Cynicism of Biden's UN Speech Calling for More Diplomacy. dissidentvoice.org In the same week that Biden delivered a speech at the United Nations where he argued that force had to be "our tool of last resort, not our first," and that "many of our greatest concerns cannot be solved or even addressed by the force of arms," the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), that represented …

Gwen D'Arcangelis (2021-10-01). Wuhan Red Herring? While COVID-19 Origins Remain Obscure, for Decades the West Has Been Creating Deadly Viruses for BioWarfare. globalresearch.ca

Mark Gruenberg (2021-10-01). Vatican conference: Bishop Barber says capitalism has failed, new politics needed. peoplesworld.org "Interlocking fusion movements, regardless of faith" are needed to unite and help lift the world's billions of poor and low-wealth people, Bishop the Rev. William Barber II, founder and co-chair of the Poor People's Campaign, will tell a special Vatican-sponsored conference on October 3. And Barber expects Pope Francis I—another outspoken advocate for lifting the …

Staff (2021-10-01). Antonio Ledezma Berates EU for Planned Electoral Observation Mission: 'Are You Going to Validate Fraud?'. orinocotribune.com After learning that the European Union will send an Electoral Observation Mission (EOM) to the regional and municipal elections scheduled for November 21, the far-right Venezuelan politician Antonio Ledezma laced into the EU's diplomatic chief, Josep Borrell, whom he rebuked for planning to "validate a fraud." | "What are scheduled for November 21 are fraudulent elections," said Ledezma. "What is this EU mission about? To see if 'El Diablo' (the Devil) is going to participate in a first communion? Because in Venezuela we are victims of a diabolical regime." Ledezma made the comments at a meeting of the People's P…

Ivan Daraktchiev (2021-10-01). The History of World War II: The War Started in October 1938. globalresearch.ca World War II started in October of 1938 by Germany, with the support of Poland and Hungary invading, & eventually annihilating the sovereign republic of Czechoslovakia! The Munich Agreement signed by Chamberlain, Daladier, Mussolini & Hitler, called for the break up Czechoslovakia of which Sudetenland was to be annexed by Germany…

Evan Branan (2021-10-01). Candlelight vigil for Medicaid confronts Alabama's healthcare crisis. liberationnews.org On September 20th, community members in Mobile, Alabama, held a candlelight vigil in front of the All Saints Episcopal Church to demand an expansion to Medicaid. This vigil was part of the Nonviolent Medicaid Army called for a National Week of Action from September 13-20, and was organized by the NVMA and the Poor People's Campaign, …

José Mireles Alcalá (2021-10-01). Cientos de mujeres marcharon exigiendo la despenalización y legalización del aborto en Venezuela. peoplesworld.org CARACAS—Organizaciones y movimientos agrupadas en la plataforma feminista denominada Ruta Verde Venezuela, convocaron el pasado 28 de septiembre a la movilización de cientos de mujeres provenientes de diversas regiones del país para exigir al parlamento venezolano el inicio del debate sobre la despenalización del aborto y la legalización la nación bolivariana. La célebre plaza Morelos …

Tahia Islam (2021-10-01). Material Liberation: A People's Fashion Show. peoplesforum.org With vendors, a fashion display, and music, this event provides a space for fashion and aesthetics to pull us deeper into struggle, as opposed to events like NY Fashion Week and the Met Gala that use fashion to escape and to separate.

Vijay Prashad (2021-10-01). If the United Nations Charter Was Put To a Vote Today, Would It Pass? dissidentvoice.org Rafael TufinÃÉo Figueroa (Puerto Rico), La plena, 1952-54. Each year in September, the heads of governments come to the United Nations Headquarters in New York City to inaugurate a new session of the General Assembly. The area surrounding the headquarters becomes colourful, delegates from each of the 193 member states milling about the UN building …

Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (2021-10-01). Alec Karakatsanis on 'Crime Surge' Copaganda, Jane Manning on Gender-Based Crime. fair.org New York Times ( This week on CounterSpin: "Crime wave" politics are a time-honored response to political movements that take on racist policing in this country, dating back at least to Barry Goldwater, as organizer Josmar Trujillo was

Waging Nonviolence (2021-10-01). Bearing witness in Afghanistan — a conversation with Kathy Kelly on ending war and listening to its victims. juancole.com ( Waging Noviolence ) — This week, Michael Nagler and Stephanie Van Hook talk to Kathy Kelly, life-long nonviolence activist, co-founder of Voices for Creative Nonviolence and co-coordinator of the Ban Killer Drones Campaign. She discusses her extensive experience in and thoughts about Afghanistan. American intervention, she believes, was — and indeed, continues to be …

Juan Cole (2021-10-01). Dozens of masked Israeli Black Shirts attack homes in small Palestinian Town, Injure Residents, including a Toddler. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — The Palestinian newspaper Quds gives the details of an attack this week by Israeli squatter-settlers on native Palestinians of the small town of Mafriqa in the vicinity of al-Khalil (which the Israelis call Hebron). Palestinian rights organizations said that on Tuesday, 60 armed squatters with clubs and handguns and stones …

Ramona Wadi (2021-10-01). UN: Removal of Indigenous Population — 2020 saw the highest number of displaced Palestinians registered in Years. juancole.com ( Middle East Monitor) — Each year, the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) provides proof of the fallacy upon which the two-state compromise in Palestine-Israel is based. Palestine's economy is tied perpetually to donor funding and Israel's existence. "Recovery in 2021 and beyond hinges on actions that will be taken (or not) by …

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