Daily Archives: October 3, 2021

2021-10-03: News Headlines

Caitlin Johnstone (2021-10-03). Pompeo Effectively Admits To Assange Allegations. orinocotribune.com By Caitlin Johnstone — Sep 29, 2021 | In the process of issuing another not-really-a-denial about a Here are some quotes from th…

sputniknews (2021-10-03). Children Born in 2020 Will Face Up to 7 Times More Extreme Climate Events – Study. sputniknews.com The likelihood of humans experiencing multiple extreme climate events in their lifetimes is growing by the year, according to new research.

Roger D. Harris (2021-10-03). Forbes Reveals Why the US Government Is Trying to Extradite Venezuelan Diplomat Alex Saab. dissidentvoice.org Alex Saab is "the key that unlocks the Venezuelan monetary mystery—that is, how a country facing sanctions from the US, the UK and the European Union—is still able to export things like gold and oil…and really the only man who can actually explain how the country [Venezuela] survives today," according to Forbes. The US would …

Juan Cole (2021-10-03). Water Justice for Occupied Palestinians is demanded by UN, as Israeli Squatters Use 87% of Aquifers. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — The United Nations High Commission on Human Rights formally reported on Friday on the unjust water situation in the Palestinian West Bank, which is under Israeli military occupation and subject to an illegal colonization effort by Israel to displace the indigenous population with Israeli squatters. A draft of the report …

sputniknews (2021-10-03). Detention of Ex-Bolivian President Anez Extended by Five Months, Daughter Says. sputniknews.com MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – A Bolivian judge has ordered to extend the pre-trial detention of former interim Bolivian President Jeanine Anez for another five months, Anez's daughter, Carolina Ribera, has announced.

sputniknews (2021-10-03). 'Distant Future': Head of Israeli Military Intel Notes Iran Won't Have Nuclear Bomb Anytime Soon. sputniknews.com Iran has consistently underscored that it has no intention of building a nuclear weapon or an arsenal of such magnitude. At one point, the country's top leadership emphasised that nuclear arms are contrary to the tenets of Islam.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-10-03). Paraguayans wage struggle against Abdo's anti-people policies. peoplesdispatch.org Thousands of Paraguayan doctors, Indigenous people, peasants and teachers have waged a struggle against the far-right government of president Mario Abdo Benítez. Since the beginning of this week, the diverse sectors have been mobilizing against the neoliberal economic policies of the national government. | On September 27, doctors across the South American country began a 14-day strike, demanding equalization of salary and workload. They are demanding an increase in salary and reduction in working hours for those doctors who have been working more than their colleagues for the same salary. They are demanding that…

Marzieh Rahmani (2021-10-03). Borrell says JCPOA must be implemented, sanctions lifted. en.mehrnews.com The European Union's top diplomat said that everyone must go back to full implementation of the JCPOA, which means a return of the US into the agreement with the lifting of sanctions.

sputniknews (2021-10-03). North Korea Warns UN Security Council of 'Consequences' if It Relies on US 'Brigandish Approach'. sputniknews.com Earlier this week, France, the UK, and the US raised concerns about North Korea's latest missile test launches and pledged to address the issue at the UN Security Council.

sputniknews (2021-10-03). NYC Schools Proceed With COVID Vaccine Mandate as SCOTUS Justice Sotomayor Blocks Teachers' Appeal. sputniknews.com On Monday, a US appeals panel issued an order that allowed the New York City Department of Education to impose a vaccine mandate on its teachers and adult personnel. The decision was promptly met with a legal challenge filed in the US Supreme Court by a group of educators who have panned the mandate as an "unconstitutional burden".

Inder Singh Bisht (2021-10-03). US Navy Awards Boeing $220M Taiwan Harpoon Contract. globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2021-10-03). Philippines' Duterte announces retirement from politics. ecns.cn Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced Saturday that he will not run for vice president in the 2022 elections and will retire from politics.

Crack Newz (2021-10-03). CDC Allows Hospitals to Classify Dead Vaxxed People as "Unvaccinated" globalresearch.ca

Josh Frank (2021-10-03). We the Power | The Future of Energy is Community-Owned. counterpunch.org

Sundance (2021-10-03). Forced Vaccinations Get Worse — Louisiana Health System Now Requires Spouses of Employees to Get Vaccinated, or Pay a Non-Compliance Penalty for Vaxx Violations Every Pay Period. globalresearch.ca

It's Going Down (2021-10-03). Anti-Pipeline Resistance and Organizing for Indigenous Survival: A Discussion. itsgoingdown.org On this episode of It's Going Down, we speak with Lakota 'Black Elk' Maroon, an Indigenous organizer in so-called Minnesota and the author of a recent piece on resistance to the Line 3 pipeline. Recorded as the pipeline neared completion, we discuss the scope of the various resistance camps, the role of non-profits, the impact…

Sen. Rand Paul (2021-10-03). Video: 'You Sir, Are the One Ignoring Science': Rand Paul Battles Becerra over COVID-19 Rules. globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-10-03). Guantanamo Bay and the Legacy of the Global "War on Terror" libya360.wordpress.com Abdul Rahman Detainees upon arrival at Camp X-Ray, January 2002. Photo: Shane T. McCoy, U.S. Navy The failure of the successive governments in the US to shut Gitmo in which the majority of the detainees, past and present, were never charged with any crime formally, even after spending years in prison and suffering inhuman acts…

Carla Stea (2021-10-03). "We Are on the Edge of an Abyss—And Moving in the Wrong Direction." UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-03). Ukraine: Saakashvili is citizen of Ukraine, Foreign Ministry to provide him with necessary support (with video). antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Saakashvili is citizen of Ukraine, Foreign Ministry to provide him with necessary support — Kuleba The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine will support ex-President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili, since he is a citizen of Ukraine, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said. "Saakashvili is our citizen. We will provide him with appropriate support. This morning …

Philadelphia Anarchist Black Cross (2021-10-03). Philadelphia: Running Down The Walls 2021 Reportback. itsgoingdown.org Report from Philadelphia Anarchist Black Cross on recent Running Down the Walls event for political prisoners. To listen to an interview with Philly ABC on This Is America, go here. On sunny September 12, 2021, a light breeze persisted from off the lake in FDR park as participants gathered to check-in for their t-shirts, make…

Dean Baker (2021-10-03). High Drug Prices and the Refusal to Talk Seriously About Debt and Deficits. cepr.net Reporters and politicians have been screaming about our debt and deficits in recent weeks, as the Democrats try to steer their public investment package through the senators from Arizona and West Virginia. The infuriating part of this story is that the whining about debt and deficits, and the reporting on it, literally makes no sense. …

Staff (2021-10-03). Revolutionary Chavista Leader William Izarra Passes Away. orinocotribune.com On Friday, October 1, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, reported of the death of well-known revolutionary leader William Izarra. In his Twitter account, the president wrote: "My deepest regret for the parting of William Izarra, a great and loyal comrade in the revolutionary struggle, friend of our Commander Hugo Chávez. I send my heartfelt condolences to his family, friends and dear ones. Hasta la Victoria Siempre William!" | The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Félix Plasencia, also expressed his condolences. "We regret the sad passing of Commander William Izarra, Ambassador of Venezuela to the Democratic People…

Staff (2021-10-03). Foreign Affairs Minister Plasencia Highlights International Support for Venezuela. orinocotribune.com The Foreign Affairs Minister of Venezuela, Félix Plasencia, highlighted that Venezuela has international support, as evidenced from the meetings that he held with representatives of various countries during the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly. | According to a press release published on the website of the Venezuelan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Plasencia asserted that the world has shown that "Venezuela is not alone," evident from the dialogues with the representatives of many countries and with "various bodies of legal and internationally accepted multilateral mechanisms." | Minister Plasenci…

Ellen Brown (2021-10-03). "Big Money" and the "Water Barons": A New Water Source That Could Make Drought a Thing of the Past. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-03). NATO celebrates German reunification. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com From a feature posted by NATO's Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe. Not much commentary is required except to note that only six years after German reunification Germany participated as part of NATO in the bloc's war in Bosnia (with 14 Tornado warplanes), then in NATO's war against Yugoslavia in 1999 (also with Tornadoes, Germany's first …

Montreal Counter-Info (2021-10-03). Montreal: Banner Drop in Solidarity with Gidimt'en. itsgoingdown.org Action report of banner drop in solidarity with the Gidimt'en Camp. Originally posted to Montreal Counter-Info. In the early morning of September 30th, the first ever National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, we dropped a banner in solidarity with the Gidimt'en Camp. Our banner read "Shut Down Canada '21 #CGLOffTheYintah". Wet'suwet'en and their supporters have…

Asa Winstanley (2021-10-03). Professor David Miller Fired after Israel Lobby Smear Campaign. globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-10-03). "Fora Bolsonaro": Massive Protests in Brazil Call for President's Impeachment. libya360.wordpress.com Dario Pignotti Similar to the resistance against the dictatorship. A dozen parties together with unions and social movements participated this Saturday in mobilizations in which the dominant slogan was "Bolsonaro out", together with other slogans on the socio-economic crisis and corruption. Broad support A fact: this day of struggle also achieved the support (although they…

We are not Numbers (2021-10-03). Gaza under Blockade: Hope Struggles against Cancer. juancole.com By Omar Salah | — ( We are not Numbers) — Aya Alzeer, 32 years old, lives in Gaza and has had three battles with cancer. She faced it with her mother, her six-year-old son, Baraa, and now she's battling it herself. She has always been positive and active, and she loves life, moving between …

Brian Shilhavy (2021-10-03). 1,969 Fetal Deaths Recorded Following COVID-19 Shots but Criminal CDC Recommends Pregnant Women Get the Shot. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-03). U.S. Navy pays first-ever port visit to Lebanon. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The US Navy Just Made Its First Ever Port Call In Lebanon. Why Now? When the Choctaw County, a fast transport ship, pulled into Beirut on Sept. 21 for the first-ever US Navy port visit to Lebanon, the messaging from the Navy was all about improving the military-to-military relations between the two countries. But for …

Jonah Furman (2021-10-03). Auto Workers to Vote on Direct Elections for Officers. zcomm.org "If we want a union that's willing to take on the company, we're going to have to change course, change leadership—and that's not likely to happen without one member, one vote."

Li Wang (2021-10-03). 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.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). Mayo Clinic Minute: Importance of exercise for men with prostate cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men worldwide. It's important that men are screened for the disease to catch it early, and a recent study shows that exercise and physical activity as an additional therapy may help improve patient outcomes. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/iPkYBSrb5wY Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 02) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. Exercise is good…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). CDC investigating unknown source of salmonella outbreak in US. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A fast-growing salmonella outbreak has health officials looking for the source. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says they have not yet identified the specific food responsible for outbreaks in at least 29 states. If you have symptoms of a salmonella infection, the CDC asks that you talk to your health care provider and report your illness to your health department to help investigators solve this outbreak.Salmonella infection, or salmonellosis, is a common bacterial disease…

Sondra Youdelman (2021-10-03). Big Money's War on the Build Back Better Plan. zcomm.org The administration's jobs and infrastructure package is very popular, but corporate lobbyists are fighting it tooth and nail…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). Concord Hospitality and Whitman Peterson to Construct New Hilton Hotel at Mayo Clinic in Florida. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — To offer patients and visitors a premiere hospitality experience, Concord Hospitality Enterprises and Whitman Peterson, in collaboration with Mayo Clinic, will build an eight-story Hilton hotel with 252 guest rooms at Mayo Clinic in Florida. Expected to join Hilton's flagship brand, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, construction on the $70 million project is scheduled to begin in the summer of 2022, with completion slated for early 2024. The 179,000-square-foot hotel will offer guests…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-03). Blast Hit Funeral Of Taliban Spokesman's Mother In Kabul. Casualties Reported (Photos). southfront.org File image. | On October 3, a large blast rocked the gate of Eid Gha Mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul, according to Zabihullah Mujahid, a spokesman for the Taliban and Deputy Minister of Information and Culture in the group's Interim Government. | The explosion took place as people were flocking into the mosque to attend the funeral of Mujahid's mother. It remains unclear if Mjahid was in the mosque at the time of the blast. | Saeed Khosti, a spokesman for the Taliban's Ministry of Interior, said that two p…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-03). Russian Airstrikes Hit Greater Idlib As Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham Prepares For Chemical Weapons Provocation. southfront.org A Russian Su-24 strike aircraft in the sky over the Khmeimim airbase in Syria. Photo: Dmitriy Vinogradov / RIA Novosti | On October 3, a new wave of Russian airstrikes hit the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib where al-Qaeda-affiliated Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) is in control. | According to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the Russian airstrikes targeted the outskirts of the town of Kinda in the western countryside of Idlib as well as the al-Akrad Mount in the northern Latt…

KQED (2021-10-03). 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…

teleSUR, db, JGN (2021-10-03). Masacre de Tlatelolco: Uno de los mayores crímenes en México. telesurtv.net La Revolución Cultural de 1968 fue conocida por contribuir a lucha de los derechos estudiantiles y la reivindicación de los movimientos populares.

Anonymous669 (2021-10-03). Casualties Reported After New Missile Attack On Yemen's Ma'rib (Videos). southfront.org Illustrative image, source: the Houthis media wing | On October 3, at least three ballistic missiles struck the central Yemeni city of Ma'rib which is held by Saudi-backed forces. | According to Saleh al-Qutaibi, deputy director of the Media Center of the pro-Saudi wing of the Yemeni military, the missiles landed in residential areas. A mother and her two children were killed in the attack. | Some Yemeni sources claimed that Saghir Bin Azziz, commander of the Saudi-backed Joint Forces in Ma'irb, was killed in the attack…

sputniknews (2021-10-03). President Duterte Says Daughter to Run in 2022 Philippines Election, Reports Suggest. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says his daughter, Sara Duterte-Carpio, will run for president in the 2022 election, the news network ABS-CBN reports.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-10-03). "Foreign Aid" Used to Finance 1.8 Billion Vaccine Doses. Western Governments, Billionaires and Big Pharma Come to the "Rescue of the Poor Countries" globalresearch.ca ***…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). 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….

Dan Glazebrook (2021-10-03). Counter-Revolution in Arabia. counterpunch.org The first article in this series looked at the 'domestic' role of the British monarchy, suggesting that they served as a 'counter-revolutionary backstop', a feudal remnant kept artificially alive in order to prop up bourgeois rule through the bypassing of parliament and the establishment of rule by decree in the event of serious popular unrest and revolt. In a nation as deeply saturated with colonial wealth and outlook as Britain, however, this is more of an 'insurance policy' than an active and ongoing role. In the realm of foreign policy, however – where the revolutionary overthrow of Britain's colonial prox…

Edward Curtin (2021-10-03). The End of the Speed Limit on the Highway to Nowhere. globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). Mayo Clinic leads biorepository core for new nationwide research on long-term symptoms of COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic research is dedicated to finding solutions for patients who were infected with COVID-19 and the many affected by the long-term symptoms of COVID-19 ‚Äï what the National Institutes of Health (NIH) refers to as "long COVID" or post-acute sequelae. In response to great unmet patient need, the NIH launched a new research initiative to understand why some people who were infected with COVID-19 don't fully recover, or develop new or returning symptoms after…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Asthma management planning can prevent asthma attacks. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Asthma is a condition where your airways narrow and swell and may produce extra mucus. This can make breathing difficult, and trigger coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath. Asthma is one of the most common long-term diseases in children, but adults can have asthma, too. Symptoms of asthma include: Shortness of breath.Chest tightness or pain.Wheezing when exhaling, which is a common sign of asthma in children.Trouble sleeping caused by shortness of breath, coughing or wheezing.Coughing…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). 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…

ecns.cn (2021-10-03). Australia announces recognition of Sinovac's COVID-19 vaccine. ecns.cn Australia has officially listed a COVID-19 vaccine developed by Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinovac as a "recognized vaccine" on Friday after completing its assessment of the jab.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). 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…

teleSUR, JCM (2021-10-03). Revelan que ejército ocultó información sobre caso Ayotzinapa. telesurtv.net Surgen nuevas conversaciones entre los responsables de la desaparición de 43 estudiantes normalistas en 2014.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). 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,"…

Allan Fisher (2021-10-03). Sunday 10/10: CISPES/FMLN anniversary event. indybay.org zoom event…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). 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,…

Walt Gelles (2021-10-03). Open Letter to Senator Ron Johnson on the COVID-19 Vaccines and Pandemic. globalresearch.ca

teleSUR, drl, NG (2021-10-03). Otro dirigente popular colombiano fue asesinado en Bogotá. telesurtv.net Se trata de un dirigente de la Unión Patriótica asesinado en plena capital colombiana la noche del pasado jueves.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Swimmer's ear. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My daughter is 7 and has been taking swim lessons this summer. She has been complaining about her ears hurting, and our pediatrician diagnosed her with otitis externa and prescribed eardrops. What is otitis externa, and how do I prevent it in the future? ANSWER: Otitis externa is an infection in the outer ear canal, which runs from the eardrum to the outside of the head. The condition is also known as swimmer's ear…

Suzanne James (2021-10-03). VIDEO: Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill (NSW) explained. greenleft.org.au Green Left's Suzanne James interviews Shayne Higson, Vice President of Dying With Dignity NSW in the first of two interviews about the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2021, soon to be debated in NSW Parliament.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). 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…

Censored News (2021-10-03). TigerSwan received $17 million from Dakota Access Pipeline, New Court Docs Show. indybay.org NEW YORK (October 1, 2021) — The private security firm TigerSwan received over $17 million from Dakota Access LLC for its work related to the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, recent court filings and documents produced in response to a judicial order in the ongoing litigation Thunderhawk v. County of Morton reveal.

sputniknews (2021-10-03). EXCLUSIVE: Tehran to Boost Uranium Enrichment, Head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation Says. sputniknews.com Iranian authorities have repeatedly stressed that the country has never pursued nuclear weapons and never will, despite its decision to boost uranium enrichment. Under the 2015 nuclear deal, Iran was allowed to enrich uranium up to 3.67 percent, but Tehran rolled back its commitment due to the unilateral US withdrawal from the accord in May 2018.

Anonymous007 (2021-10-03). Military Situation In Yemen On October 3, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 243 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On October 2, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 33 airstrikes on the Jubah and Harib districts | On October 2, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 7 airstrikes on the Sarwah district | On October 2, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted an airstrike on the Haradh district | On October 3, clashes between Ansar A…

Juan Cole (2021-10-03). It isn't Red COVID, it is Republican Necrophilia — Creepy Love of Death. zcomm.org The United States has crossed the threshold of 700,000 Americans dead from COVID-19…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Breaking down COVID-19 vaccine booster approvals. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The path to approvals for a booster dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine has seemed complicated. "This is a confusing set of recommendations," says Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. "So let's look at the four groups approved for only the Pfizer booster, thus far. If you got a primary series of the Pfizer vaccine, you're 65 and older, and it's been six months or more, you…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Reducing the risk of medication errors. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My friend's father recently died from a medication error. One of his prescriptions was filled incorrectly and caused a fatal reaction. I take multiple medications for various conditions. How can I reduce my risk for a medication error? ANSWER: Medication errors refer to mistakes in prescribing and dispensing medications. These errors injure hundreds of thousands of people every year in the U.S. Common causes of medication errors include drug names that sound alike, medications…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). 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…

scorinoco (2021-10-03). US Sanctions Blamed as Venezuela Denounces Frozen Order for Medicines. orinocotribune.com One of Portugal's largest banks is holding up a $12.7 million order to fund shipment of medical supplies and vaccines to Venezuela due to US sanctions on the South American country. | A $12.7 million order of critical medicines and medical supplies, placed by Venezuela's development bank with the Pan American Health Organization, has been held up for more than two months as a result of unilateral coercive measures imposed on Venezuela by the US government. The request, frozen by the Portuguese bank Novo Banco, covers more than 30 million syringes, 6 million vaccines against measles, mumps, and rubella, 5.5 millio…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-03). King Abdullah Of Jordan Receives First Call From Syria's Assad In Decade. southfront.org King Abdullah of Jordan on the left side and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on the right, source: the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA). | On October 3, the royal Jordanian palace announced that King Abdullah had received a phone call from Syria's President Bashar al-Assad. This was the first such communication between the town leaders since the start of the conflict in Syria a decade ago. | During the phone call, King Abdullah and President Assad discussed bilateral ties and means of enhancing cooperation between their respec…

Alex Bainbridge (2021-10-03). Guerrilla gardeners challenge dodgy developer. greenleft.org.au Activist gardening collective Growing Forward held an action outside the offices of luxury developer Bluebird Property on September 30.

teleSUR, JCM (2021-10-03). Nueva masacre sacude a Colombia tras asesinato múltiple. telesurtv.net Este nuevo hecho violento ocurrió en el barrio El Arenal, donde fueron asesinadas con arma de fuego cuatro personas.

Anonymous669 (2021-10-03). Iranian-Backed Forces Are Training On Drones In Eastern Syria — Report. southfront.org illustrative image. | The Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is training pro-government fighters in the eastern Syrian governorate of Deir Ezzor on the use of drones, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on October 3. | According to the London-based monitoring group, 25 fighters are taking part in the training course which is being held at a farm located in the outskirts of the town of al-Mayadin in southern Deir Ezzor. | Iranian officers are reportedly training pro-government fighters on fiv…

Jubilee USA Network (2021-10-03). 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.

Jeffrey St. Clair (2021-10-03). The 50 Greatest Singles: an Exercise in the Absurd. counterpunch.org James Brown performing live in Hamburg, Germany, February 1973. Photo: A couple of weeks ago, Rolling Stone, desperate for clickbait to lure in new readers, published a list of what its writers considered the

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). 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…

Brenda Norrell (2021-10-03). Paiute Shoshone Myron Dewey: Going Home, A Final Salute. indybay.org As Standing Rock Water Protectors escort Paiute Shoshone Myron Dewey filmmaker and journalist to his final resting place today on in his homeland, we echo Myron's words from his livestream a week ago, his final voice opposing the Navy's bombing range, lithium mining, and the greed and genocide that runs as a scar through his ancestral homeland in what is known as Nevada.

teleSUR -him, JL (2021-10-03). 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.

Rubikon editors (2021-10-03). A Declaration of Independence. indybay.org Utopia resolutely in sight | But all those pillars of a free democratic basic order must have stood on feet of clay anyway, must have been more dummies than real basic pillars, otherwise they could not have been washed away so quickly, easily and thoroughly. We are now called upon to tread truly new paths…

Amanda Marcotte (2021-10-03). Progressives play hardball — with Biden's support — and confuse the media. zcomm.org The press tries to portray infrastructure delay as Biden's loss, but progressives are trying to save his presidency…

Angela (2021-10-03). Sunday 10/10: Virtual book launch – "She | Rania Matar" indybay.org

MEE, agencies (2021-10-03). Dubai Expo says six workers died, 72 'seriously injured' in lead-up to world fair. middleeasteye.net Dubai Expo says six workers died, 72 'seriously injured' in lead-up to world fair | Disclosure comes after rights groups accused the UAE of flaunting 'image of openness' to divert attention from its systemic human rights abuses | Sun, 10/03/2021 – 11: 42 | The opening ceremony of Dubai Expo 2020 on 30 September (Reuters) | Six workers have died and more than 70 have been seriously injured…

Labor Video Project (2021-10-03). 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.

Megan Redshaw (2021-10-03). Woman Injured by COVID Vaccine Pleads with Health Agencies for Help, as Local News Agency Kills Story after Pressure from Pfizer. globalresearch.ca

Thomas Renz (2021-10-03). Video: Attorney Thomas Renz Releases Stunning Data from Never Before Seen Vaccine Injury/Death Tracking System. globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Treating a rare skin disorder known as morphea. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: About six months ago, a large, white dent appeared on my left buttock. I went to a dermatologist who performed a biopsy. I was diagnosed with morphea and prescribed methotrexate. The doctor said the condition is not systemic, but that the drug could prevent future skin lesions and possibly cure the morphea. Can you share more about the condition, and the risks and benefits of the treatment? ANSWER: Morphea, which is a rare skin…

Free X! (2021-10-03). Tuesday 10/12: Free Commander X Protest. indybay.org Robert F. Peckham Federal Building | 280 S. 2nd St., San Jose, CA, 95113…

Dr. Carrie Madej (2021-10-03). Dr. Carrie Madej: First U.S. Lab Examines "Vaccine" Vials, Horrific Findings Revealed. globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). Understanding heart tests. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Every year, World Heart Day is celebrated on Sept. 29 to increase awareness of cardiovascular diseases and how to control them. Having a healthy heart is always the goal, but sometimes you need some help to make sure everything is working just right. And that's where heart tests come in. Health care providers can order many types of heart tests for their patients, and it can get confusing and sometimes scary. Dr. Christopher DeSimone, a…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). Mayo Clinic Minute: The importance of stretching during your workday. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The COVID-19 pandemic has made it more challenging for some people to get in their daily workout. Sedentary behavior, including sitting for long periods of time, can contribute to adverse health effects, including something referred to as "sitting disease." In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dani P. Johnson, a wellness physical therapist with the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, demonstrates how to integrate more movement into your daily life. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/XOIqLNElikI Journalists: …

teleSUR- lvm, JL (2021-10-03). Citan a Luis Camacho a declarar por golpe de Estado en Bolivia. telesurtv.net A Luis Fernando Camacho y su padre José Luis Camacho, se les denuncia por los presuntos delitos de Conspiración y Desestabilización.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). COVID-19 vaccine for younger kids a step closer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org COVID-19 vaccination for children under 12 is one step closer to reality. Pfizer announced that it submitted data of their phase 2 and phase 3 trial of their COVID-19 in children ages 5—11 to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). A formal submission to request emergency use authorization (EUA) of the company's COVID-19 vaccine in children in this age group is expected in the coming weeks. The FDA will need to analyze data before a decision…

City of Santa Cruz (2021-10-03). 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…

Leon kunstenaar (2021-10-03). Vallejo Joins Nation With Its Own Women's March. indybay.org From City Hall, through farmers market and waterfront…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). 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…

repost (2021-10-03). 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…

Press TV (2021-10-03). UK university expels professor for 'anti-Zionist stance'. zcomm.org The University of Bristol has fired one of its professors over his explicitly anti-Zionist standpoints and opposition to the Israeli regime and its powerful US and UK-backed worldwide lobby…

Anonymous103 (2021-10-03). Disputes With Algeria Threaten French Operation In Africa's Sahel. southfront.org Illustrative Image | Another crisis has hit bilateral relations between Paris and its former colony, Algeria. This time, the Algerian authorities seem to have found an effective way to put pressure on their French counterparts. | On October 2, Algeria recalled its ambassador to France, rejecting "any interference in its internal affairs." | The decision to recall the ambassador was justified by "irresponsible" statements attributed to French President Emmanuel Macron."Faced with these irresponsible statements, the President of the Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, decided to immediately summon Algeria's ambassador…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). Day of thanks for Mayo Clinic staff Nov. 26. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic will close most of its U.S. outpatient practices and suspend scheduled surgeries for the day, in gratitude for staff. ___________________________ Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayo Clinic has remained strong and resilient, thanks to the hard work and dedication of our staff. They come to work each day to provide compassionate care to our patients. We recognize that the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic has taken an emotional and physical toll on staff. In gratitude…

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-10-03). Saudi fighter jets launch large-scale attack on Yemen's Marib. en.mehrnews.com One civilian was martyred and three others were seriously injured following the widespread attacks by Saudi-led coalition fighter jets on residential areas in Yemen's Ma'rib province on Sunday morning.

sputniknews (2021-10-03). Iranian FM: Tehran Asked US to Unfreeze $10 Billion Ahead of Nuclear Talks. sputniknews.com A senior US State Department official last month said that the US and its allies are awaiting Iran's return to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) – an Obama-era nuclear agreement that the Trump administration abandoned in 2018. Although Tehran halted JCPOA compliance in 2019, Iran has expressed conditional interest in a nuclear deal.

Anonymous669 (2021-10-03). In Video: Iraqi Security Forces Foil Suicide Bombing In Ramadi At Very Last Minute. southfront.org Click to see full-size image. Source: the official account of the Iraqi Security Media Cell on Twitter (@SecMedCell). | On October 3, Iraqi security forces foiled a suicide attack that was supposed to target the police headquarters in the city of Ramadi, some 110 kilometers to the west of the capital Baghdad, at the very last minute. | In a statement, the Iraqi Security Media Cell said that security forces surrounded the attacker who was driving towards his target in a booby-trapped car. Eventually, he was for…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). 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…

Concord Reporting In (2021-10-03). 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.

teleSUR, JCM (2021-10-03). EE.UU. supera las 700 mil muertes a causa de la Covid-19. telesurtv.net Se calcula que 70 millones de estadunidenses que podrían inocularse siguen sin hacerlo.

Michael Sainato (2021-10-03). Wave of US Labor Unrest Could See Tens of Thousands on Strike Within Weeks. zcomm.org "I go to bed the night before work and I'm a bundle of nerves, because I don't know where they're going to put me or what my work conditions are going to be."

Labor Video Project (2021-10-03). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). Mayo Clinic Minute: What to do if your child has a bellyache. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Kids are back in the classroom, and a common back-to-school sickness is viral gastroenteritis, or stomach flu. It's an intestinal infection marked by watery diarrhea, abdominal cramps, nausea or vomiting, and sometimes fever. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/jwxQ2L4ZVXE Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (0: 58) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please "Courtesy: Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. If your child is showing symptoms of a stomach bug, such as vomiting…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). 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,…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). Mayo Clinic Minute: When asthma attacks. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Asthma is a lung condition that causes swelling of the airways. It can make breathing difficult and trigger coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath. It's the most common chronic disease among children, though it affects adults, as well. More than 262 million people globally are affected by asthma and more than 461,000 have died due to the disease, according to the World Health Organization.While there is no cure for asthma, symptoms can be treated, says…

sputniknews (2021-10-03). Mahmoud Abbas' Poor Ratings 'Not Surprising', Says Official and Here's Why. sputniknews.com Over the years, the Palestinian president has been slammed for his inability to tackle the acute economic crisis in the enclave as well as Israel's settlement activity in the West Bank. He has also been blamed for the relocation of the US Embassy to Jerusalem and normalisation pacts between Israel and a number of Muslim nations…

teleSUR, drl, NG (2021-10-03). Tribunal boliviano amplía detención preventiva de Añez. telesurtv.net De acuerdo a la resolución de un juez de la ciudad de La Paz, la prisión preventiva se extenderá por otros cinco meses.

teleSUR, drl, NG (2021-10-03). Nicaragua autoriza uso de vacunas anticovid de Cuba. telesurtv.net La agencia reguladora localdio el certificado de uso de emergencia para Soberana 02 y Abdala, vacunas desarrolladas en Cuba.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). Mayo Clinic researchers advocate new approach to breast cancer prevention. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A commentary by Mayo Clinic Cancer Center researchers published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology Practice suggests that advances in breast cancer prevention research have resulted in new and innovative opportunities to modify breast cancer risk and potentially reduce breast cancer incidence and mortality. "It is prudent for health care providers to be knowledgeable about the benefits of assessing individual breast cancer risk, and counsel and implement risk-reducing strategies with their patients,…

teleSUR, drl, JCM (2021-10-03). Asesinan a dirigente indígena de la comunidad Awá en Colombia. telesurtv.net Se trata del coordinador de la guardia indígena de la comunidad Awá, víctima de una mina antipersonal.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). 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…

Robert Jensen (2021-10-03). Instituting Liberty: Contested, Changing, Conflicted Definitions. zcomm.org Reasonable people can disagree, and a university should be a place where those disagreements are celebrated. That would be a good starting point for a Liberty Institute…

teleSUR, jm, JGN (2021-10-03). Gandhi, el defensor de la lucha pacífica y la No Violencia. telesurtv.net El Día Internacional de la No Violencia es celebrado este 2 de octubre como homenaje a la figura de Mahatma Gandhi.

Sam Pizzigati (2021-10-03). The Least Sympathetic People in the Entire World? zcomm.org They just may be the super rich who've bought mega-million condos in midtown Manhattan's now infamous needle towers…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). COVID-19 Queries: Can I develop a COVID infection from the vaccine? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Q: I've heard stories of people getting very sick from the vaccine. If I do decide to get it, do I run the risk of getting COVID-19 from the shot, and what is a typical reaction? A: Due to our body's immune response to the vaccine — the response to which varies from person to person — it may seem like the vaccine has resulted in a COVID-19 infection in some people. But it's impossible…

Rebecca Burns (2021-10-03). Meet the New Generation of "Sidewalk Socialists" zcomm.org Once elected, how do socialists govern?>

Editor2 (2021-10-03). New Evidence in Ayotzinapa Disappearance Case Contradicts Official Version. orinocotribune.com By Tanya Wadhwa — Sep 24, 2021 | Almost seven years after the forced disappearance of 43 students of the Rural Teachers' College in the town of Ayotzinapa, Mexico, the struggle for truth and justice continues as the investigation proceeds slowly | On September 21, five days before the seventh anniversary of the

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2021-10-03). 2021 California Maafa Awareness Month Kicks Off in a good way. indybay.org

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-03). 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…

Pat kunstenaar (2021-10-03). Point Reyes Women's Protest. indybay.org Over 50 gathered in small West Marin town…

teleSUR (2021-10-02). Colombia Has 128 Murders of Social Leaders So Far This Year. telesurenglish.net Colombia's Institute for Peace and Development Studies (INDEPAZ) reported the assassination of social leader Erley Osorio in the Morales municipality in the Bolivar department. | RELATED: | An active member of the Bolivar's Southern Agro-Mines Federation (FAMS), Osorio was last seen alive last Sunday when he was on his way to Montecristo municipality. | His reported disappearance was recorded on Sep. 26, following information…

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.

_____ (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…

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

_____ (2021-10-02). More Than 2,000 Nurses And Health Care Workers Strike In Buffalo. popularresistance.org Roughly 2,200 nurses, aides and health care staff walked off the job Friday morning in Buffalo, New York, to fight for better wages, staffing and working conditions at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo. | Workers on the picket line describe horrific conditions at the hospital. Patients' rooms, hallways, cafeterias and even medical equipment are filthy because the hospital refuses to hire enough workers. | "Very poor conditions," Carrie Dilbert, a registered nurse, told cable news station Spectrum News. "The hospital is not kept up the way it needs to be. It's very dirty. Very low staffed. The morale is terrible. The cult…

_____ (2021-10-02). Wave Of Labor Unrest Could See Tens Of Thousands On Strike Within Weeks. popularresistance.org Tens of thousands of workers around the US could go on strike in the coming weeks in what would be the largest wave of labor unrest since a series of teacher strikes in 2018 and 2019, which won major victories and gave the American labor movement a significant boost. The unrest spans a huge range of industries from healthcare to Hollywood and academia, and is largely focused on higher wages, fighting cuts and better working and safety conditions, especially in light of Covid-19.

_____ (2021-10-02). 'Fire DeJoy' Demand Intensifies As 10-Year Plan To Sabotage Postal Service Takes Effect. popularresistance.org Defenders of the U.S. Postal Service are urgently renewing their calls for the ouster of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy as his 10-year plan to overhaul the cherished government institution is set to take effect Friday, ushering in permanently slower mail delivery while hiking prices for consumers.

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 . . . |

_____ (2021-10-02). Cynicism Of Biden's UN Speech Calling For More Diplomacy. popularresistance.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 another record-breaking increase in Pentagon spending, was passed in the House of Representatives. The message, following that of the racist Theodore Roosevelt , is that if there is going to be dialog the U.S. is still going to "speak softly and carry a big stick" to keep the natives in line. | The authorizat…

teleSUR (2021-10-02). Philippines: President Duterte Will Not Run In 2022 Elections. telesurenglish.net Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte Sunday decided not to run for the Vice President post in the 2022 general elections, thus announcing his retirement from politics. | RELATED: | Weeks ago, Duterte signed up as runner-mate to incumbent Senator Bong Go for the Vice Presidency in a bid to evade the ban on reelection after a six-year term. | With Duterte's withdrawal from the electoral race, analysts foresee that…

teleSUR (2021-10-02). Antioquia Department Records Massacre Number 75 in Colombia. telesurenglish.net In Colombia, the Sumapaz Foundation reported the murder of four people in a new massacre perpetrated in the Anori municipality in the Antioquia department on Saturday. | RELATED: | Sumapaz informed that the victims' identities have not been revealed yet; however, one of them was a Peace Accord's signatory. | In Anori, there is a Territorial Space for Training and Reincorporation (ETCR) where ex-Colombian Revolution…

Saul Kanowitz (2021-10-02). US COVID death toll hits 700,000: A massacre by the capitalist system. liberationnews.org The United States marked a grim milestone Oct. 1 as the 700,000th death from COVID-19 was officially registered. Since January of 2020 the United States has also counted over 43 million cases, the most of any country on the planet for both deaths and infections. This period has tragically revealed the contradictions between the enormous …

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

scorinoco (2021-10-02). African Bar Association Statement on Venezuelan Diplomat Alex Saab. orinocotribune.com The following is the statement from the African Bar Association demanding an end to the persecution against Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab, who has been detained in Cape Verde since June 2020, facing extradition to the United States. | African Bar Demands an End to the Violation of Court Orders and Respect for the Rule of Law in Africa, in the Case of Venezuelan Diplomat, Amb. Alex Saab. | 1) Whereas the Human Rights Council of the African Bar Association met in Abuja Nigeria from September 12th-14th, 2021. | 2) Whereas the Council took a Holistic overview of the violations of Judicial decisions by mostly the Exec…

_____ (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.

teleSUR (2021-10-02). Georgia Reports No Irregularities in Subnational Elections. telesurenglish.net In Georgia, over 3.5 million citizens were called to the polls on Saturday in local elections amid a political crisis fueled by the arrest of ex-President and opposition leader Mikhail Saakashvili (2004 to 2013). | RELATED: | Saakashvili was detained Friday after arriving in the Central Asian nation from Ukraine. In 2018, he was convicted in absentia for abuse of power, corruption, and covering up evidence. | The Georgi…

_____ (2021-10-02). Shining Light On The Dark Age Of The Tulalip Boarding School. popularresistance.org From 1857 to 1932, hundreds of Native youth from across the state and as far as Alaska were taken to the Tulalip Boarding School. There, they were beaten for speaking their Native languages. They began industrial jobs as elementary age students. They didn't get to see their parents for ten months of the year, and many of them never came home. The school closed in 1932, and for many families, the wounds are fresh.

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

Ricardo Vaz (2021-10-02). Venezuela: Monetary Reconversion Hit Hard by Currency Speculation. venezuelanalysis.com In contrast to the 2018 redenomination, the Maduro government has not announced any other economic measures.

_____ (2021-10-02). Regenerative Food And Farming: Survival And Revival. popularresistance.org Regenerative agriculture and holistic livestock management represent the next, crucial stage of organic food and farming, not only avoiding toxic pesticides, fertilizers, sewage sludge, GMO seeds, and excessive greenhouse gas emissions, but regenerating soil fertility, water retention, carbon sequestration, and rural livelihoods as well.

_____ (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…

_____ (2021-10-02). Electric Utilities Took $1.25 Billion In Bailouts, Shut Off Power Nearly 1 Million Times. popularresistance.org The report shows that utilities wielded political power to secure beneficial tax-code changes in the CARES Act but defied calls to grant their own customers temporary relief. Instead, 16 utilities suspended or canceled electric service to nearly 1 million households between February 2020 and June 2021, leaving people without hot water, refrigeration, air conditioning and medical devices.

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…

_____ (2021-10-02). ILA President Warns Members Will Not Work Ships Without Crews Aboard. popularresistance.org North Bergen, NJ – Harold J. Daggett, President, International Longshoremen's Association has a message to any shipping companies planning to utilize autonomous container cargo ships without crew: Don't sail them into ILA ports from Maine To Texas, Puerto Rico, and Eastern Canada — they won't be unloaded or loaded by ILA Members! | Media reports in recent week have featured stories from Norway and Japan about companies and shipping lines developing and testing container vessels that will sail with no crew aboard — fully self-piloted," relying on satellite guidance, onboard sensors, and artificial inte…

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…

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…

Editor2 (2021-10-02). Liberal Feminism is an Imperialist Project — Part 1. orinocotribune.com By Sou Mi and Madeleine Freeman — Sep 11, 2021 | U.S. imperialism is responsible for the conditions facing women in Afghanistan today and others like them all across the world. Liberal feminism, with its reliance on the imperialist capitalist state, will never liberate the working class and poor women. | This article is the first in a Left Voice series on the situation of women in Afghanistan and the tasks of the international feminist movement in the fight against gender oppression. The return of Taliban rule in Afghanistan promises, and in many areas has already imposed, a rollback of women's political, ec…

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…

Staff (2021-10-02). President Maduro Denounces Colombian Terrorist Group Tancol's Infiltration into Venezuela. orinocotribune.com The President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, denounced an infiltration into Venezuelan territory by a Colombian armed drug trafficking group known as Tancol, and called upon the Venezuelan military forces to locate and expel this mercenary organization. | During the commemorative act in honor of the 16th anniversary of the founding of FANB's Strategic Operational Command (CEOFANB), President Maduro announced that the Bolivarian Shield 2021 will be activated in October. In this regard, he stated that "the Colombian oligarchy's strategy is to infiltrate our country by armed terrorist groups, like the drug trafficker…

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 …

_____ (2021-10-02). ASU Students Fight To Defend Multicultural Center. popularresistance.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 in 2014. After the uprising against racism in 2020, many student groups have called for the defunding and disarmament of the ASU police department, as well as the creation of a "Cultural Excellency Center" on campus. | The Cultural Excellency Center, also referred to as the Multicu…

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-10-02). Stalin González Wants EU to Observe Venezuela's 21N Elections. orinocotribune.com Disagreements seem to be growing among the opposition groups in Venezuela over a European Union electoral observers' delegation to Venezuela. The EU recently confirmed that it will participate as observer in the November 21 regional elections. | While some opposition spokespersons, for example Vente Venezuela leader María Corina Machado, has complained about the decision of the European Union and condemned the measure, others have applauded the approval of the electoral mission. This has been the case of Stalin González, who expressed his satisfaction and congratulated those who have made an "effort" to reach agr…

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, …

Staff (2021-10-02). Venezuela's Great Housing Mission Reaches 3,700,000 Homes Milestone. orinocotribune.com On Friday, October 1, the Great Venezuela Housing Mission (GMVV) celebrated the milestone of 3,700,000 homes constructed and awarded to Venezuelan families, 10 years after the founding of the project in April 2011. | This landmark event was presided over by President Nicolás Maduro, who granted the key to the house and the property title to Yudeisy Moreno, a member of the Miranda Fire Department, and her partner José Gregorio Barrio, who live in the Tomás Lander municipality, in Miranda state. Accompanied by PSUV first combatant and First Lady Cilia Flores, and Governor of Miranda, Héctor Rodríguez, at the event,…

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

_____ (2021-10-02). Orange Shirt Day Is A Reminder Of A Genocide. popularresistance.org Some Canadians bristle at the suggestion that Canada has committed genocide. But the discovery of over 6,000 unmarked graves at residential schools has shocked Canadians into realizing that such atrocities occurred in their country. This is what we had to reflect upon during the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Sept. 30. | According to the United Nations, genocide means any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group: killing members of the group; causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group; delibe…

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 …

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

People's World Editorial Board (2021-10-02). Salvar 'Build Back Better Act' de los demócratas corporativos. peoplesworld.org En nombre de proteger a las corporaciones y a los multimillonarios de los impuestos justos, dos demócratas corporativos tienen en sus manos el destino de las familias estadounidenses, desde las personas mayores hasta los niños. El proyecto de ley de reconciliación presupuestaria que ahora está retenido como rehén por los senadores Joe Manchin y Kyrsten …

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…

Joris Leverink (2021-10-02). On rituals and revolutions in the mines of Bolivia. roarmag.org Musician wearing a miner's hat during the Carnival of Oruro in Bolivia's tin mining center. Photo: sunsinger / Shutterstock.com | The small K'illi K'illi park sits at the top of one of the hillsides cradling the valley that is home to Bolivia's administrative capital La Paz, providing a striking view of the city below. To the east lies Illimani, a towering, snow-covered mountain. Below and to the west is the tree-lined Plaza Murillo, home to the seat of government and the site of dozens of coups and countless protests. Across the valley, set on the sweeping plains of the altiplano, is El Alto, a booming home to m…

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…

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: …

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Frank Andrews (2021-10-02). Syria: Could a European court force France to bring home families of IS fighters? middleeasteye.net Syria: Could a European court force France to bring home families of IS fighters? | Fragile hope as European Court of Human Rights prepares landmark ruling on Syria repatriations | Sat, 10/02/2021 – 10: 03 | Two detained French women who fled the Islamic State sit with their children while speaking to a AFP reporter at al-Hol camp on 17 February 2019 (AFP/File photo) | France this week faced legal…

Julie Hollar (2021-10-02). NYT runs interference for billionaires who don't want their wealth taxed. nationofchange.org Fortunately for them, they've got the New York Times running interference.

WSWS (2021-10-02). Washington state carpenters continue strike as union prepares fifth sellout contract. wsws.org As the strike by carpenters enters its third week the Pacific Northwest Carpenters Union is preparing to shut down the strike in order to foist a pro-company sellout on a rebellious membership.

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.

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…

WSWS (2021-10-02). October 1 school strike wins global support. wsws.org Backing for the strike came from the UK, the US, France, Germany, Spain, Israel, Sri Lanka, Japan, Australia and other countries.

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.

WSWS (2021-10-02). Unions betray militant, 4-month strike at Quebec Olymel pork processing plant. wsws.org The workers' struggle to recoup some of the massive concessions the CNTU ceded in 2007 brought them into conflict not just with Olymel, but also with Quebec's right-wing CAQ government.

MEE, agencies (2021-10-02). Sudan: US presses leaders to make 'swift progress' toward civilian rule. middleeasteye.net Sudan: US presses leaders to make 'swift progress' toward civilian rule | US envoy, following a visit Khartoum this week, stresses need for Sudanese politicians to reach a consensus on path to new government amid widespread protests | Sat, 10/02/2021 – 22: 57 | Sudanese protesters during a demonstration in front of the Legislative Council in support of a civilian-led transition to democrac…

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…

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/

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.

_____ (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)…

WSWS (2021-10-02). UAW announces tentative agreement with Deere, setting stage for contract showdown. wsws.org Everything about the UAW's conduct in the contract "negotiations" thus far makes clear that it is aiming to once again railroad workers and enact even worse concessions.

MEE, agencies (2021-10-02). Khashoggi widow urges US to hold Saudis accountable 3 years after brutal murder. middleeasteye.net Khashoggi widow urges US to hold Saudis accountable 3 years after brutal murder | Hatice Cengiz and family of other targeted Saudi dissidents hold protest and vigil in Washington, marking anniversary of Jamal Khashoggi's death | Sat, 10/02/2021 – 18: 19 | Hatice Cengiz, widow of Saudi journalist and dissident Jamal Khashoggi, poses next to his portrait after unveiling it on the National Ma…

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 …

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…

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 …

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.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-02). Turkey escalates threats against Cyprus, Greece. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Turkey vows to 'resolutely' protect its own, TRNC's [Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus'] rights in East Med ==== Turkey conducts militarized foreign policy, creates new Ottoman empire: Cyprus FM Cyprus: Crimea II. With "unwavering support of the Motherland," secessionists insult top Greek prelate Turkey engineering formal secession of northern Cyprus…and another "humanitarian intervention" ==== Turkey …

WSWS (2021-10-02). Sri Lankan workers and poor hit by escalating costs of essential items. wsws.org President Gotabhaya Rajapakse's declaration of a state of emergency on August 30, had nothing to do with ending shortages and price hikes in rice, sugar and other essentials.

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…

WSWS (2021-10-02). Video: IYSSE Australia members oppose AUKUS alliance and anti-democratic electoral laws. wsws.org "History has shown that war is incompatible with democratic rights."

WSWS (2021-10-02). Australian government accelerates border reopening despite soaring COVID-19 cases. wsws.org Travel restrictions are being lifted to satisfy the demands of the corporate elite for a faster full reopening of the economy, regardless of record infections.

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