Daily Archives: October 6, 2021

2021-10-06: News Headlines

Staff (2021-10-06). Ticking Time Bombs: California Oil Spill Spurs New Calls to Ban Offshore Oil Drilling. democracynow.org California Governor Gavin Newsom has declared a state of emergency after a devastating oil spill off the coast of Huntington Beach sent up to 144,000 gallons of crude oil into the Pacific Ocean. Investigators say a split in an underwater pipeline, likely damaged by a ship anchor, is the source of the oil spill. The pipeline owner, Texas-based Amplify Energy, didn't report the leak until 12 hours after the Coast Guard was first notified, and beaches in the area are expected to be closed for months as crews race to minimize the environmental damage. "California's offshore oil platforms are a ticking time bomb," say…

Jubilee USA Network (2021-10-06). Pandora Papers Reveal Financial Secrecy that Drains Resources from Poor Countries. indybay.org An investigation into more than 11 million private financial documents show hundreds of public officials in 90 nations using schemes to hide wealth offshore and avoid taxes. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists released the Pandora Papers in partnership with the Washington Post and 600 journalists in 116 countries.

teleSUR, JDO, JCM (2021-10-06). Por caso de Papeles de Pandora citan a funcionarios colombianos. telesurtv.net Al menos 588 nombres de personas naturales y jurídicas de Colombia figuran como dueños reales de sociedades offshore.

sputniknews (2021-10-06). Pandora Papers: Lebanese Prime Minister Mikati Says Made Fortune Legally. sputniknews.com BEIRUT (Sputnik) – Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati made a fortune through his decades-long communications business, his office said in response to the Pandora Papers leak.

teleSUR, him, JL (2021-10-06). Exfuncionarios de facto en Bolivia involucrados en Pandora Papers. telesurtv.net La investigación devela que 293 ciudadanos bolivianos están vinculados a 130 cuentas offshore, en cinco paraísos fiscales diferentes.

Chuck Collins (2021-10-06). Inside the Pandora Papers. zcomm.org The Pandora Papers will hopefully boost momentum in the U.S. Congress behind a progressive tax plan to fund the Build Back Better program — including money for IRS enforcement to ensure the wealthy pay their fair share…

teleSUR, jaa, JL (2021-10-06). Cámara confirma acusación a pdte. de Chile por Pandora Papers. telesurtv.net Se estima que la fortuna de Sebastián Piñera está sobre los 3000 millones de dólares.

Todd Miller (2021-10-06). For the US, the climate plan is more walls and armed agents at the US-Mexico border. thegrayzone.com US greenhouse gas emissions are inextricably linked to booming border militarization budgets and private security industry profit This article was originally published by Todd Miller's The Border Chronicle. Subscribe here. Sasabe, Mexico — Not long into our conversation, the young woman at the migrant resource center in Sasabe, Sonora, told me why she had left her home in Baja Verapaz, Guatemala: floods had ruined her family's crops. Her name was Flor* and she was 19 years old. Two Category 4 …

John W. Whitehead, Nisha Whitehead (2021-10-06). The Police State's Reign of Terror Continues … With Help from the Supreme Court. dissidentvoice.org Rights aren't rights if someone can take them away. They're privileges. — George Carlin You think you've got rights? Think again. All of those freedoms we cherish—the ones enshrined in the Constitution, the ones that affirm our right to free speech and assembly, due process, privacy, bodily integrity, the right to not have police seize …

Lucas Leiroz de Almeida (2021-10-06). "The Harmful Behaviour od Facebook": Social Media Destabilizes Democracy and Harm Users' Mental Health. globalresearch.ca

RT News (2021-10-06). Scraped Data of 1.5 Billion Facebook Users Offered for Sale on the Dark Web — Reports. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-10-06). "Washington for a Safe Return to Campus" Facebook group censors WSWS writers. wsws.org As the Delta variant continues to rip through Washington state while schools are open, the Facebook administrators for "Washington for a Safe Return to Campus" seek to censor any left-wing opposition to the Democratic Party and the teachers unions.

TASS (2021-10-06). Disruption in Facebook operation not caused by hacker attack, US official says. tass.com "It was really a configuration error, it was a technology outage," Easterly noted…

Facebook Users Union, others (2021-10-06). Sunday 10/17: Protest: Let's Tell Mark Zuckerberg to Get the Zuck Out! indybay.org Edgewood Drive, | Palo Alto CA…

Staff (2021-10-06). Headlines for October 6, 2021. democracynow.org Whistleblower Tells Lawmakers to Regulate Facebook Before It Causes More Harm, Schumer Sets Up Debt Limit Vote Amid Ongoing GOP Obstructionism, Voters Confront AZ Sen. Kyrsten Sinema over Reconciliation Bill as She Heads Back to D.C., Missouri Executes Man with Intellectual Disability Despite High-Profile Pleas, China-Taiwan Tensions Mount as Biden Reaffirms U.S.-Sino Commitment to Diplomatic Agreement, Amnesty Says Taliban Killed 13 Ethnic Hazaras After Taking Power; Kabul Faces Winter Power Outages, U.N. Rejects Expulsion of Top Officials from Ethiopia as Millions in Urgent Need of Humanitarian Assistance, Roma…

Staff (2021-10-06). 'On-brand, really': Zuckerberg wants Congress to crush any possible competition to Facebook, Snowden says. rt.com Mark Zuckerberg's rebuttal of accusations against Facebook and call for action by Congress are just an attempt to have the government protect his monopoly, digital freedoms activist Edward Snowden said. | The CEO of Facebook posted a lengthy Much of the essay was a rejection…

ISBATWBFP (2021-10-06). Whistleblower Warns Facebook a Threat to Children and Democracy. indybay.org

Staff (2021-10-06). Facebook Whistleblower to Congress: Regulate Big Tech. Silicon Valley Can't Be Trusted to Police Itself. democracynow.org Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen testified to Congress Tuesday, denouncing the company for prioritizing "astronomical profits" over the safety of billions of users, and urging lawmakers to enact strict oversight over Facebook. Haugen's testimony gave a rare glimpse into the secretive tech company, which she accused of harming children, sowing division by boosting hateful content, and undermining democracy. "Facebook wants you to believe that the problems we're talking about are unsolvable. They want you to believe in false choices," Haugen said at the hearing. Roger McNamee, a former mentor to Mark Zuckerber…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-10-06). Venezuela and Iran: Alliances Under Siege. libya360.wordpress.com Misión Verdad A PDVSA worker waves an Iranian flag as the Iranian-flagged oil tanker Fortune docks at the El Palito refinery in Puerto Cabello, Carabobo state, Venezuela, May 25, 2020 (Photo: AFP). In 2009, President Hugo Chávez announced that he would sell 20 thousand barrels of gasoline per day to Iran, as a show of…

Roger Harris (2021-10-06). Forbes reveals why the U.S. Government is trying to extradite Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab. mronline.org The U.S. would far prefer to just quietly extradite Saab to Miami, use whatever means necessary to extract sensitive information from him, and then warehouse him in the world's largest prison system.

WSWS (2021-10-06). John Deere workers demand: "Show us the full contract! Workers have the right to know what is in the tentative agreement!" wsws.org John Deere workers have established a rank-and-file committee to oppose the conspiracy of the UAW and Deere to try to force through another six-year concessions contract.

Karen Conner (2021-10-06). Preview: What to Look for in the September Jobs Report. cepr.net It seems likely that we are on a slower employment growth path than in the spring and early summer. Job growth is likely to be in the 300,000 to 400,000 range.

WSWS (2021-10-06). New Zealand government abandons elimination policy for COVID-19. wsws.org The Ardern government's announcement that it is abandoning its stated goal of reducing COVID-19 cases to zero will come as a shock to working people, who overwhelmingly support the fight to eliminate the deadly pandemic.

Tahia Islam (2021-10-06). Film Screening: From Cable Street to Brick Lane. peoplesforum.org "From Cable Street to Brick Lane", presents archive footage and interviews with people who were there and charts the anti-racist tradition of the East End of London and how different communities came together in the 1930's, 1970's and 1990's to challenge racism and intolerance.

Editor (2021-10-06). Does capitalism make us crazy? mronline.org Life under capitalist rule is perilous. We can't survive on our own, and we can't rely on society to support us.

David Cronin (2021-10-06). EU unveils blueprint for muzzling Israel's critics. electronicintifada.net Margaritis Schinas smears campaigners against Zionism.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-06). Stoltenberg: All its neighbors can join NATO, Russia be damned. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Stoltenberg: NATO should step up cooperation with aspirant countries Speaking about the prospects for NATO enlargement, including the accession of Ukraine and Georgia, Stoltenberg noted that it's obvious that "it won't happen tomorrow." However, he criticized the position, including by some Western politicians, that this allegedly irritates Russia. "First of all, it is important to …

Omar Karmi (2021-10-06). Sheikh Jarrah families asked to choose pragmatism over principle. electronicintifada.net Israeli court "compromise" aimed at defusing tensions but not delivering justice.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-10-06). Oslo Freedom Forum Regime Change Circus Hits Miami Beach. libya360.wordpress.com Kawsachun News Venezuelan terror leader Leopoldo Lopez and anti-Iran operative Masih Alinejad at the Oslo Freedom Forum in Miami. October 5, 2021. The world's most distinguished CIA pawns are mixing and mingling once again at the Oslo Freedom Forum in Miami Beach. Venezuelan terror leader Leopoldo Lopez and the main individual tasked with propagandizing for…

Ali Abunimah (2021-10-06). Join us to support journalists in Gaza. electronicintifada.net This partnership will offer training and replace media equipment destroyed by Israel.

Jim Green (2021-10-06). Organised Crime Goes Nuclear. globalresearch.ca

In Defense of Liberation! (2021-10-06). Can We Have Revolutionary Hope? anchor.fm In this episode I hit on a topic that I've personally been struggling with myself. I often times am incredibly pessimistic, and it's very hard not to be. With everything that's going wrong in the world today, with everything each one of us has had to experience during our lives, especially during this pandemic, it makes it very difficult to remain hopeful. But I would like to say that it is one of the most crucial parts of revolution to not only have hope, but to have revolutionary hope, which is built in the masses through support, encouragement, struggle, accountability, and discipline. If we want the world to…

Kary B. Mullis (2021-10-06). Video: Dr. Kary B. Mullis. "No Infection or Illness Can be Accurately Diagnosed with the PCR Test" globalresearch.ca

Fight Back (2021-10-06). FRSO, Milwaukee Alliance, SDS, and others rally to defend reproductive rights. m.fightbacknews.org Milwaukee, WI – On the afternoon of October 2, Freedom Road Socialist Organization – Wisconsin held a demonstration to protest Texas' abortion ban. This was held in collaboration with the Milwaukee Alliance Against Racial and Political Repression and Students for a Democratic Society, and with coordination from a couple of individual organizers. The demonstration consisted of a march through downtown from Planned Parenthood to the Milwaukee office of Senator Ron Johnson, a noted reactionary and proponent of the same ideas encompassed by the Texas law. Once outside Senator Johnson's office, organizers transitioned…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-10-06). 45th Anniversary of Terrorist Bombing of Cubana Flight 455 in Barbados. libya360.wordpress.com Kawsachun News Left: Commander in Chief Fidel Castro embraces Carlos Alberto Cremata, son of one of the victims of the terrorist attack and president of the Committee of Relatives of the Victims of the Cubana 455 terrorist attack, in front of the monument commemorating the victims. Barbados, December 7, 2005. Photo: Ismael Francisco Today marks…

Josh Frank (2021-10-06). Abolition, Cultural Freedom, Liberation. counterpunch.org

Mark Wigg (2021-10-06). Peace Officers: a New Division of Salem Police Department. counterpunch.org Like many cities Salem, Oregon is trying to 'reform' its police department or at least reform police response. We are having trouble with funding a new force of responders. My solution to the problem is below. The proposed Goals and Objectives of the SPD include the list below for Safety. SAFETY PROPOSED OBJECTIVES: 1. Enhance

Pepe Escobar (2021-10-06). The Iran-Azerbaijan Standoff Is a Contest for the Region's Transportation Corridors. globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-10-06). Water as Weapon of War: Israel is Drying Out the West Bank to Drive Out Palestinians. libya360.wordpress.com Jessica Buxbaum MASAFER YATTA, OCCUPIED WEST BANK — Last weekend, around 600 Israeli, Palestinian and international activists marched across Masafer Yatta in the Occupied West Bank to deliver a water tanker to Palestinian villagers. Their message was clear: Water is a human right, and Israel is depriving Palestine of this basic necessity. Amid a sea…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-06). NATO chief takes part in German event assessing bloc's first land war, first war in Asia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATO Secretary General takes part in German event on the initial evaluation of efforts in Afghanistan Today (06 October 2021), NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg addressed virtually a high level event organized by Germany's Minister of Defence, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer on the initial assessment of NATO's twenty years efforts in Afghanistan. **** "At the same time, …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-06). After Afghan pullout NATO moves yet closer to Russian border. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Security Council sees risk of NATO getting closer to Russian bordersAccording to Deputy Secretary of the Russian Security Council Yuri Kokov, threats of a geopolitical nature emerge due to the fact that Americans, in essence, are not abandoning their intentions in the region after leaving Afghanistan After leaving Afghanistan, the US does not abandon its …

Melvin Goodman (2021-10-06). The Mounting Confusion of President Biden's National Security Policy. counterpunch.org It has been nearly 70 years since the United States elected a president with the foreign policy and national security experience that rivaled Joe Biden's. His only rival in this category, President Dwight D. Eisenhower, placed troglodytes in key positions such as the Dulles brothers (John Foster at State and Allen at the Central Intelligence Agency) and Vice President Richard Nixon, who were ideologically opposed to dealing diplomatically with the Soviet Union. As a result, Eisenhower missed a significant opportunity when the death of Joseph Stalin opened the door to possible negotiations with the new leadership…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-06). Heads of NATO's Military Committee, new U.S. command discuss wars from seabed to space. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com "Transatlantic bond remains strong", says Chair of the NATO Military in follow-up meeting with Commander JFC Norfolk On 5th October 2021, the Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Rob Bauer welcomed Vice Admiral Daniel W. Dwyer to NATO HQ, in Brussels, Belgium. The two first met in Norfolk on the 23rd September 2021 in …

Paul Antonopoulos (2021-10-06). Iran and Azerbaijan on the Brink of War but It Is Unlikely to Boil Over. globalresearch.ca

Eric Toussaint (2021-10-06). History of Capitalism: The Destruction and Grabbing of Collective Commons. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-06). NATO military Committee in Georgia: "unwavering support" for NATO membership, "liberation of occupied territories" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Visit of the NATO Military Committee to Georgia On October 7-8, Georgia will host the NATO Military Committee….The official visit of the highest military body of the North Atlantic Alliance to Georgia reaffirms NATO's unwavering support for the country's independence, sovereignty, territorial integrity and Euro-Atlantic aspirations. [R]epresentatives of the NATO Military Committee will get acquainted …

Matt Sedlar (2021-10-06). The Child Credit Absolutely Shouldn't Have an Earnings Test — But If It Does, It Should Apply to Married Mothers. cepr.net The CTC absolutely shouldn't have an earnings test—but if it ends up having one, it should apply to all married non-employed mothers and not just the solo ones.

Zero Hedge (2021-10-06). Fed Prepares to Launch "Review" of Central Bank Digital Currency that Could Render Cash, Privacy Obsolete. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Rochagné Kilian (2021-10-06). Video: "How Many People Are We Going to Kill if We Keep Following this Narrative", Asks Ontario Emergency Physician. globalresearch.ca

Michael Steven Smith (2021-10-06). Florida's Republican Governor Awards Medal of Freedom to Che Guevara's Assassin. covertactionmagazine.com After Rodriguez ordered Che be shot, his hands were chopped off and shipped to Langley, but not before he stole …

ecns.cn (2021-10-06). UN chief highlights work to help developing countries at UN conference. ecns.cn United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday stressed the urgent work required to help developing countries and accelerate global economic recovery at the 15th session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD15).

Dr. Gary G. Kohls (2021-10-06). Lessons for Ethically-compromised Physicians in 2021 from the Doctors Trial at Nuremberg (1946 — 1947). globalresearch.ca

Kester Kenn Klomegah (2021-10-06). Russia-Nigeria Relations. Cooperation in Oil Exploration and Military Affairs. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-06). The other Three Brothers: Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey plot new wars in Caucasus, Black Sea. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azerbaijan-Turkey-Georgia trilateral defense ministerial is over The Azerbaijan-Turkey-Georgia trilateral defense ministerial has ended in Georgia. Regional security [that is, "liberating" Abkhazia, Crimea, Donetsk, Lugansk, Nagorno-Karabakh and South Ossetia], defense cooperation directions and future plans — these issues were discussed by the Minister of Defense of Georgia Juansher Burchuladze, the Minister of Defense of Azerbaijan, Colonel-General …

ecns.cn (2021-10-06). UN envoy warns the US not to go further down the wrong path. ecns.cn Zhang Jun, China's permanent representative to the UN, speaks in a virtual briefing on President Xi's statement on China's solutions to global challenges, in this Sept 2021 file photo.

WSWS (2021-10-06). How to end the pandemic: The case for eradication. wsws.org In the face of an unrelenting propaganda campaign from governments and the media, it is vital and urgent to arm the public with scientific truth about viable and necessary measures to end the pandemic.

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2021-10-06). "Humanitarian Aid" for Afghanistan: UK Fires the First Shot in the New Great Game. globalresearch.ca

Prof. Scott Masson (2021-10-06). Why Is the UN Dictating Canada's Provincial Health Policies? globalresearch.ca

Omar Zahzah (2021-10-06). SFSU and Zoom undermine Palestinians and academic freedom. electronicintifada.net Grievance hearing underway exposes university missteps.

WSWS (2021-10-06). Australian poll warns of plunging support for major parties. wsws.org This result underscores why the Liberal-National Coalition and Labor rushed through new electoral laws designed to de-register most parties not currently represented in parliament.

Brittani Banks (2021-10-06). What Does India Get Out of Being Part of 'The Quad'? independentmediainstitute.org The recent Quad leaders meeting in the White House on September 24 appears to have shifted focus away from its original framing as a security dialogue between four countries, the United States, India, Japan and Australia. Instead, the United States seems to be moving much closer to Australia as a strategic partner and providing it …

Jacob Hornberger (2021-10-06). The Ultimate Drug War Crackdown. counterpunch.org Throughout the long sordid history of America's war on drugs, drug-war proponents have claimed that if only government officials would really crack down on drug use and drug distribution, the decades-old war on drugs could finally — finally! — be won. But one big problem is that throughout the decades of drug warfare, there have

WSWS (2021-10-06). Ahed's Knee from Israel, made "with a sense of urgency," The Gravedigger's Wife and other films from the Middle East, Africa. wsws.org With certain honorable exceptions, passion and urgency in a good cause have been in short supply in the global film world in recent decades.

James A Haught (2021-10-06). Nine Decades of Secular Humanism. counterpunch.org Few people realize it, but secular humanism — the progressive crusade to improve life for all — may be the chief driving force of western civilization. Humanism means helping people, and secular means doing it without supernatural religion. The movement soared three centuries ago in The Enlightenment, when bold thinkers sought to end the divine

WSWS (2021-10-06). Missouri executes Ernest Johnson, intellectually disabled death row prisoner. wsws.org Johnson's lawyers and anti-death penalty advocates argued that his execution was illegal due to his intellectual disability and called for his sentence to be commuted to life in prison.

Josue De Luna Navarro (2021-10-06). Immigration Cruelty Goes Beyond the Border. fpif.org Images of Border Patrol officers on horseback whipping Black migrants shocked many Americans. Given this reaction, you could be forgiven for thinking that abuse like this isn't normal for Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) or Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). But those of us who live in border states can tell you: It is. | The CBP agents who…

Roger Harris (2021-10-06). Forbes Reveals Why the US Government Is Trying to Extradite Venezuelan Diplomat Alex Saab. counterpunch.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

WSWS (2021-10-06). The political issues in the UAW election referendum. wsws.org While the present system by which the union's ruling faction maintains its hold on office is blatantly undemocratic, its replacement by direct elections would not fundamentally alter the pro-corporate character of the UAW.

WSWS (2021-10-06). Strike by German health care workers continues in Berlin. wsws.org With over 25 days of strike action, the labour dispute at the two hospital groups is one of the longest strikes in the history of the German health care system.

WSWS (2021-10-06). China contains infections but virus outbreaks continue from global pandemic. wsws.org The Chinese government's response demonstrates the potential for scientific policies to eradicate the virus, but only if it is implemented at a global, not just a national level.

teleSUR (2021-10-06). Venezuelan Socialists Start Pre-Campaign for November Elections. telesurenglish.net Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro summoned the militants of the Great Simon Bolivar Patriotic Pole (GPPSB) to start a pre-campaign day on Thursday and get ready for the sub-national elections that will take place on November 21. | RELATED: | "On Oct. 7, when we remember nine years of the 2012 victory of Commander Hugo Chavez, we will start a GPPSB mobilization day in our country's 335 municipalities and 23 states,"

WSWS (2021-10-06). Over 173,000 children infected and 22 killed by COVID-19 in the US last week. wsws.org Since schools began reopening in the US in late July, more than 1.7 million children have officially tested positive and 171 have died from COVID-19 as the highly transmissible Delta variant has spread rapidly in poorly-ventilated, overcrowded classrooms across the country.

George Ochenski (2021-10-06). Globalization Meets Entropy…and We Lose. counterpunch.org It seems like just a few short years ago that the theoretical economists and the insatiable capitalists were head-over-heels in love with globalization. And why not? As a continuation of old-style colonialism wealthy nations go anywhere on the planet to find the cheapest resources with the least amount of pesky environmental or labor regulations and

Karl Grossman (2021-10-06). No Militarization of Space Act. counterpunch.org Finally, there's some good news about the U.S. push to turn space into a war zone. The "No Militarization of Space Act" has been introduced in the U.S. Congress. It would abolish the new U.S. Space Force. It is being sponsored by five members of the House of Representatives led by Representative Jared Huffman. In

Gidimt'en Yintah Access (2021-10-06). #AllOutForWedzinKwa: Call for a Week of Action October 9th-15th. itsgoingdown.org Call for a week of action in solidarity with the ongoing Wet'suwet'en struggle for sovereignty and against resource extraction. Cas Yikh of the Gidimt'en Clan are counting on supporters to go ALL OUT in a mobilization for the biggest battle yet to protect our sacred headwaters, Wedzin Kwa. We have remained steadfast in our fight…

WSWS (2021-10-06). 1,400 Kellogg's workers launch strike in the US, joining growing upsurge of workers' struggles. wsws.org There is enormous potential to not only build up support for the Kellogg's strike among workers across the world, but to construct a global movement of the working class against inequality, inhumane working conditions and the sacrifice of workers' lives during the pandemic for private profit.

WSWS (2021-10-06). Oppose the dangerous reopening of schools in Australia! Form rank-and-file action safety committees! wsws.org Bitter international experience leaves no doubt that if the school reopening drive goes unchallenged, the result will be serious illnesses and deaths of children and their educators.

Anthony Fulton (2021-10-06). Patriots Remember to Forget: Omri Boehm and the Collapse of Liberal Zionism. dissidentvoice.org Summer is over in Israel and so too the holiday season that includes Yom Kippur and Sukkot with their accompanying prayers of remembrance. Memory is integral to most Jewish holidays. The readings at Passover and the lighting of candles at Hanukkah are collective acts of remembrance. The importance of remembering has always been central to …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-06). Iran closes its airspace to Azerbaijani military, warns Russia to be wary of geopolitical changes in Caucasus. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Iran closes its airspace to Azerbaijan's military Iran has closed its airspace to Azerbaijan's air force, which supplies military equipment equipment to the Nakhijevan Autonomous Republic, Haqqin.az reported Tuesday, October 5. According to Azeri media publications, the country's defense department has already been notified of the change. "Baku regarded this decision as another betrayal against …

ecns.cn (2021-10-06). U.S. treasury secretary fully expects recession if debt limit not raised. ecns.cn U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Tuesday that she fully expected the U.S. economy to fall into a recession if Congress failed to raise the federal government's debt limit.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-06). Last year Armenia, this year Iran: Turkey boosts military aircraft flights to Azerbaijan. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Turkish military planes actively flying to Azerbaijan in recent days Turkish military transport aircraft have been actively flying to Azerbaijan in the past few days, just like during the Second Karabakh War. The movement comes amid mounting tensions between Azerbaijan and Iran. "It seems that Turkey has finished delivering whatever they delivered to Azerbaijan today. …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-06). Malign activities: NATO to slash Russian mission at its headquarters by half. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Why the Russian government continues to legitimize the world's only and history's largest military bloc (with over 70 members and partners in three continents) is a question that needs to be asked. NATO to halve size of Russian permanent mission to alliance — Sky News NATO has decided to reduce Russia's Permanent Mission to the …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-06). Stoltenberg: NATO must "prepare for a world of greater state-to-state rivalry" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Secretary General stresses the importance of Europe and North America standing together in NATO On Tuesday (5 October), speaking at an event hosted by Brookings Institution and Georgetown University in Washington D.C., NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said: "The need for transatlantic unity is greater today than at any time since the end of the …

Nora Barrows-Friedman (2021-10-06). Video: Why anti-Zionism is not anti-Semitism. electronicintifada.net Mini-documentary on how Israel's critics are being falsely accused of anti-Jewish bigotry.

Fight Back (2021-10-06). Hudson Valley: October 2 marches for reproductive rights. m.fightbacknews.org Newburgh, NY – In Newburgh, 120 gathered at the steps of the courthouse. In New Paltz, on Main Street, 100 stood in front of Elting Library. In Poughkeepsie there were 75. In Kingston, another 150. Woodstock 100. Across the Hudson Valley we took the streets. There were actions in towns, villages and hamlets as we joined the over 650 marches taking place across the United States. | It has been a long time coming but on October 2, we gathered demanding reproductive freedom for all and support for women's liberation. | On September 1, abortion became illegal in Texas except in the very earliest stage of pregnan…

WSWS (2021-10-06). Eleven reasons why Dana auto parts workers occupy a powerful position in the world economy. wsws.org Dana auto parts workers are in an unprecedentedly powerful situation to fight for higher wages, better hours and an end to the corporation's pandemic policy of profit over workers' lives.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-06). U.S. deploys nuclear-capable bombers to Europe to "integrate with NATO allies" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers arrive at RAF Fairford for Bomber Task Force Europe 22-1 B-1B Lancers, supporting equipment, and personnel from the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, Dyess Air Forces Base, Texas, arrived at RAF Fairford, England, today to execute the long-planned Bomber Task Force mission, a regularly scheduled U.S. European Command and U.S. Strategic …

WSWS (2021-10-06). Stellantis workers report widespread COVID-19 infections, breakdown of safety protocols. wsws.org Workers at Stellantis plants have contacted the World Socialist Web Site Autoworker Newsletter about the spread of COVID in their plants and the abandonment of already inadequate safety provisions.

WSWS (2021-10-06). State governors mobilize National Guard amidst growing health care crisis in the US. wsws.org The crisis in health care is the outcome of a decades-long attack on health care infrastructure, the subordination of the entire industry to private profit and the catastrophic impact of the reopening of schools and the economy.

WSWS (2021-10-06). Canadian educators discuss significance of October 1 school strike against COVID-19. wsws.org Sunday's meeting heard contributions from educators and parents who were enthused by the global protest, and others drawn to the CERSC after teacher unions sabotaged their efforts to oppose the ruling-class policy of letting the virus run rampant through schools.

Staff (2021-10-06). Venezuela's CNE Approves International Observation Exceptions For 21N Mega-Elections & Meets with Carter Center. orinocotribune.com Venezuelan electoral authorities, through a resolution approved unanimously, decided to exceptionally admit and regulate the presence of foreign institutions and organizations qualifying as International Observers for the upcoming regional and municipal elections, scheduled for November 21. | The resolution confirms that the foreign institutions and organizations that accept the invitation by the CNE must adhere to the constitutional and legal principles that govern the Venezuelan legal system of elections, which are: respect for the sovereignty of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela; not to interfere in the aff…

Gary Leupp (2021-10-06). France and the Fraying of NATO. counterpunch.org Biden has infuriated France by arranging the agreement to provide nuclear-powered submarines to Australia. This replaces a contract to purchase a fleet of diesel-powered subs from France. Australia will have to pay penalties for breach of contract but the French capitalists will lose around 70 billion dollars. The perceived perfidy of both Canberra and Washington

Editor (2021-10-06). Professor David Miller fired after Israel lobby smear campaign. mronline.org The University of Bristol has fired Professor David Miller, a leading UK critic of Israel and its lobby.

WSWS (2021-10-06). Right-wing "herd immunity" advocate becomes premier of Australia's largest state. wsws.org The plans to fully reopen the economy will be overseen by a representative of the Liberals' hard right faction who has opposed even limited public health measures throughout the pandemic.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-10-06). La Paz Coca Growers Displaced by Violent Groups. libya360.wordpress.com Elena Flores and Kawsachun News A right-wing minority faction of the coca growers association in the Yungas region of La Paz violently seized control of the official coca market in La Paz known as ADEPCOCA, on Monday. Their first move was to remove the indigenous wiphala flag. The pro-MAS majority have been displaced from their…

John Sifton (2021-10-06). Averting Afghanistan's Economic and Food Crises. fpif.org Afghanistan's humanitarian situation is spiraling into catastrophe. | Millions of Afghans are now facing severe economic stress and food insecurity in the wake of the Taliban's August takeover, set off by widespread

Paul Street (2021-10-06). Baby Talk Fascists: Reflections on a Summer Encounter. counterpunch.org An obsessive focus "personal responsibility" is a consistent thread running through the Christian fascist OR mindset. Abortion is for the OR zealots a sinful rejection of personal responsibility — refusal to take individual accountability for the conception of a child. There's nothing in their world view about peoples' personal and collective responsibility to not bring new lives into households and communities unsuitable for a decent infancy and childhood.

WSWS (2021-10-06). Columbia University graduate workers vote to authorize strike action second year in a row. wsws.org Last week, more than 3,000 student workers at Columbia University in New York City voted to authorize strike action against the university, continuing a years-long struggle for their first labor contract.

Amory B. Lovins (2021-10-06). "Low-carbon" Misses the Point: Arguments Favoring Nuclear Power as a Climate "Solution" are Fundamentally Misframed. counterpunch.org The view that climate protection requires expanding nuclear power has a basic flaw in its prevailing framing: it rarely if ever relates climate-effectiveness to cost or to speed—even though stopping climate change requires scaling the fastest and cheapest solutions. By focusing on carbon but only peripherally mentioning cost and speed, and by not relating these

Editor (2021-10-06). Canadian court strikes down Trudeau's appeal against compensation to Indigenous children. mronline.org The Justin Trudeau government has been stalling efforts by Indigenous groups to secure compensation to survivors of Canada's discriminatory child services that has pushed Indigenous children disproportionately into foster care.

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2021-10-06). People Injured by COVID-19 Jab Share Their Horror Stories. globalresearch.ca

Pierre Boralevi (2021-10-06). Italian Court Sides with Nurse Wrongly Suspended for Refusing COVID-19 Jab. globalresearch.ca

The Third Pole (2021-10-06). Will this Year's Conference of Parties (COP) 26 Seek Climate Justice for Global South, too? juancole.com By Omair Ahmad | — ( Third Pole ) — Unless the connection between economic security and a green transition is made clear by the media and politicians, the climate summit will remain full of high talk with little content Woman loading charcoal in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. There will be little progress in combating climate …

Ramzy Baroud (2021-10-06). Despite Israel Lobbies' Power in Congress, for a New Generation Sympathy with Oppressed Palestinians is becoming New Normal. juancole.com ( Middle East Monitor ) — There is an unmistakable shift in American politics regarding Palestine and Israel, one that is inspired by the way in which many Americans, especially young people, view the Palestinian struggle and the Israeli occupation. While this shift is yet to translate into reducing Israel's stranglehold over the US Congress …

Yves Engler (2021-10-06). The Role of Mercenaries in Afghan Disaster. orinocotribune.com By Yves Engler — Oct 1, 2021 | The real story is much more than an adventure starring a Canadian hero. | A CBC story about an ex-Canadian soldier who helped dozens flee Afghanistan ought to have considered the role of the private security industry in the disastrous 20-year-long war in that central Asian country. The large number of private security companies (PSC) in Afghanistan received barely any media attention, leaving Canadians ignorant of a controversial element of the foreign occupation. | In "

South Front (2021-10-06). Video: Turkey- Azerbaijan United Front against Iran. globalresearch.ca

DSA San Framcisco (2021-10-06). Tuesday 10/5: Afghanistan and the U.S. Withdrawal. indybay.org Zoom Webinar; Register at: dsasf.org/afghanistan

Mickey Z. (2021-10-06). FDA: Covid Vaccine = "U.S. weapon system" dissidentvoice.org Among the many justifications I hear from those who volunteered as subjects for experimental gene therapy, two are the most hilarious: "I did my research and feel comfortable with my decision" "I have a healthy distrust of authority and I'm vaccinated" To the first alibi, my response is simple: When a drug is developed at …

Ted Glick (2021-10-06). This Is What a Strengthening Left Looks Like. zcomm.org Through determined action in the streets and relentless pressure on the suites, this fall can be a time of important, badly-needed victories. Let's do it…

teleSUR -him, JL (2021-10-06). Andrés Arauz: El pdte. ecuatoriano debe renunciar por evasión. telesurtv.net "No puede haber tratamiento diferenciado ni doble estándar, quien ha involucrado a su familia ha sido el propio Lasso involucrándolos en ese entramado de evasión", indicó Arauz.

The Green Arcade (2021-10-06). Friday 10/22: Cortez and Roy Reading From New Books Mining Honey and Gordo. indybay.org The Green Arcade | 1680 Market Street | San Francisco, CA 94102…

No Nukes Action (2021-10-06). Monday 10/11: SF Rally At SF Japanese Consulate To Stop The NUKES & Defend The People Of Fukushima. indybay.org San Francisico Japanese Consulate | 275 Battery St. | San Francisco…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-06). Science Saturday: A robotic GPS for targeting, delivering regenerative biotherapies. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A remote-controlled bronchoscope that acts like a GPS system hunts down hard-to-find lung masses and accurately biopsies them, according to a Mayo Clinic collaborative study. This multisite research, which is published in Annals of Thoracic Surgery, lays the foundation for precisely finding early-stage cancer and targeting it with regenerative biotherapeutics needed to stimulate healing. Artificial intelligence gleaned from CT scans directs the robotic fiber optic cable, providing a GPS-like pathway to tiny nodules, or masses, that manual bronchoscopes…

Brian Shilhavy (2021-10-06). Video Emerges Where Fauci and Others Planned for a "Universal mRNA Flu Vaccine" Which Became the "COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine" Because People Were Not Afraid Enough of the Flu Virus. globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-06). Consumer Health: Metastatic breast cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about metastatic breast cancer. Breast cancer will affect 1 in 8 women, according to the American Cancer Society. After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women in the U.S. Metastatic breast cancer is cancer that originated in the breasts and has spread to other parts of the body. It may be apparent at the time of initial…

WSWS repost (2021-10-06). Attorney sentenced to six months for contempt in vindictive case brought by Chevron. indybay.org Steven Donziger, who exposed the decades-long contamination of the Amazon rainforest by the oil giant and won a billion-dollar settlement against the company, was sentenced on Friday to a maximum of six months in prison.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-10-06). Brain cell differences could be key to learning in humans and AI. imperial.ac.uk Imperial researchers have found that variability between brain cells might speed up learning and improve the performance of the brain and future AI.

Anonymous669 (2021-10-06). Mossad Abducted Iranian General From Syria To Uncover Fate Of Missing Israeli Air Force Navigator. southfront.org Ron Arad, by the Israeli Air Force, via The Times of Israel. | The Mossad, Israel's national intelligence agency, abducted an Iranian general from Syria in September to uncover new information about missing Israel Air Force navigator Ron Arad, the London-based Arabic newspaper Rai al-Youm reported on October 4. | According to the report, the Iranian general was taken to an African country where he was interrogated by Israeli agents then released. | Ron Arad's warplane crashed in South Lebanon while carrying…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-06). The best medicine for COVID-19 is prevention. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, health care professionals have worked hard to develop treatments for patients, and they have learned to manage the risk of hospitalization and death from COVID-19.From protective measures to monoclonal antibody therapy and other treatments, Dr. Raymund Razonable, a Mayo Clinic infectious diseases expert, discusses the current treatments for COVID-19 and explains why prevention is the best medicine. Watch: Dr. Razonable discusses current COVID-19 therapies and treatments. youtu.be/TE0nH1u9kXo Journalists: Broadcast-quality soundbites are available in…

teleSUR, JL (2021-10-06). Denuncian asesinato de líder indígena en Cauca, Colombia. telesurtv.net Indepaz señala que en lo corrido del año se han asesinado 134 líderes sociales en Colombia.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-06). 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…

Editor (2021-10-06). Building a movement to shutdown AFRICOM. mronline.org In 2008, the establishment of the U.S. Africa Command, or AFRICOM, one of the eleven U.S. global command structures, began the new scramble for Africa, an effort by the United States to practice full spectrum dominance over the entire continent.

Amnesty Intn'l 1107 (2021-10-06). Saturday 10/9: Rally Opposing the Death Penalty. indybay.org Lytton Plaza | 202 University Ave. | Palo Alto, CA 94301 | corner of Emerson Ave.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-06). 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…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-10-06). The 2020-21 Worldwide Corona Crisis: Destroying Civil Society, Engineered Economic Depression, Global Coup d'État and the "Great Reset" globalresearch.ca We are at the crossroads of one of the most serious crises in modern history. We are living history, yet our understanding of the flow of events since January 2020 has been blurred. Worldwide, people have been misled both by their governments and the media.

Peter Koenig (2021-10-06). The Coronavirus Vaccine: The Real Danger is "Agenda ID2020". Vaccination as a Platform for "Digital Identity" globalresearch.ca What is the infamous ID2020? It's an electronic ID program that uses generalized vaccination as a platform for digital identity. The program harnesses existing birth registration and vaccination operations to provide newborns with a portable and persistent biometrically-linked digital identity.

UCSC Institute for Social Transformation (2021-10-06). Thursday 11/4: Solidarity Economics: OUR Movement, OUR Economy. indybay.org Online event. Register now: ucsc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_BnNGUpX…

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-10-06). Iran 3rd fuel tanker for Lebanon arrives in Baniyas port. en.mehrnews.com Media sources announced that the third oil tanker of the Islamic Republic of Iran carrying fuel for Lebanon has arrived in Syria's Baniyas Port.

Anonymous007 (2021-10-06). U.S. Senators Demand Biden Expels 300 Russian Diplomats. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On October 5th, U.S. Democratic and Republican senators urged President Joe Biden to expel 300 Russian diplomats from the United States. | This should be a tit-for-tat response if Moscow does not issue more visas for Americans to represent Washington in Russia. | Under a decree that was signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin earlier in 2021, Moscow was authorized to restrict or ban employment contracts of Russian citizens with "state bodies and state instituti…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-06). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-06). 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…

Anonymous007 (2021-10-06). More Than 1,100 Russian Military Instructors Present In CAR, No Mercenaries: Russian International Security Official. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | There are 1,135 military instructors from Russia in the Central African Republic, Alexander Ivanov, general director of the Officer's Union for International Security. | They are providing military training services in the CAR."The terms are determined by the contract, which is regularly updated. The government aims to expand cooperation," he said. | Additionally, Ivanov stressed that there are no Russians among the foreign mercenaries in the republic."If we talk abou…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-06). Sharing Mayo Clinic: COVID-19 setback right before brain surgery. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Julie Berg's life revolves around three things: family, friends and faith. The 79-year-old has a large extended family that enjoys celebrating large and small milestones together, and she has a wide network of close-knit friends across two states. Through it all, her strong Catholic faith has been the foundation of her life. When Julie's health was tested, she leaned on her family, friends and faith for support. For 10 years, Julie and her husband, Jim…

Jonathan Cook (2021-10-06). CIA Plan to Poison Assange Wasn't Needed. The US Found a 'Lawful' way to Disappear him. orinocotribune.com By Jonathan Cook — Oct 10, 2021 | A Yahoo News' investigation Shocking as the revelations are — exposing the entirely lawless approach of the main US intelligence agency [mdash…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-06). 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: …

Dolores Perez Heilbron (2021-10-06). Sunday 10/10: Afghanistan: What Happened and Why? Dr. Stephen Zunes. indybay.org First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco – | Humanists-Non Theists invitation to a ZOOM presentation: | See Zoom URL below for entry.

WSWS repost (2021-10-06). Northern California Sutter health care workers join Kaiser Permanente engineers on strike. indybay.org Sutter workers are fighting against understaffing and overwork during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as below-inflation pay proposals in one of the most expensive areas in the country.

Olivia Engling (2021-10-06). IMF Urges Wealthy Countries to Send COVID Aid to Poor Countries. indybay.org IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva urged wealthy countries to donate IMF emergency COVID aid to developing countries. Her remarks opened an event organized by Jubilee USA Network in preparation for October IMF and G20 meetings.

Julia Conley (2021-10-06). 'Milestone Moment' for Labor as 98% of Major TV-Film Union Votes to Strike. zcomm.org "Exactly the kind of mass-movement organizing we need right now," said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of the move by IATSE members…

sputniknews (2021-10-06). US Anxiety Levels Rise 13% in 1st Year of Pandemic, Fall 27% in 2nd Year – Health Dept. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The frequency of anxiety and depression symptoms experienced among US adults increased in the final six months of 2020 and declined in the first six months of first six months of 2021, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a report.

Extinction Rebellion Santa Cruz (2021-10-06). Friday 10/8: Stop the Money Pipeline at CHASE. indybay.org Chase Bank on Ocean Street, Santa Cruz…

imperial.ac.uk (2021-10-06). Neil Ferguson: COVID-19 measures could be considered if hospitalisations double. imperial.ac.uk Imperial's Professor Neil Ferguson says that measures to mitigate COVID-19 transmission could be considered if hospitalisations were to double.

Andrew Perez (2021-10-06). Congress May Let Opioid Billionaires Get Legal Immunity. dailyposter.com

sputniknews (2021-10-06). As Iraq Preps for Parliamentary Elections, Expert Says the Vote Is 'Unlikely' to Heal the Country. sputniknews.com Unemployment is still high in the war-torn country; in 2020 it reached almost 14 percent. Poverty rates are soaring too, with nearly 25 percent living in dire conditions, whereas security continues to be an issue.

Stop the Money Pipeline Coalition & RISE (2021-10-06). Wednesday 10/6: Defund Formosa Plastics! Stop Environmental Racism & End Cancer Alley. indybay.org Online teach-in & call to action protest…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-06). 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…

Megan Redshaw (2021-10-06). COVID Outbreak Sparked by Fully Vaccinated Patient Challenges Vaccine-Induced Herd Immunity Theory. globalresearch.ca

City Lights Bookstore (2021-10-06). Thursday 11/11: 'A Quilt for David': Author Steven Reigns on Persecuted AIDS Victim, Dr. David Acer. indybay.org Online author talk (FREE)…

sputniknews (2021-10-06). Watch: Biden Seems to Invent 'Taiwan Agreement' With China in Press Comments. sputniknews.com US President Joe Biden left reporters puzzled on Tuesday after mentioning a supposed "Taiwan Agreement" with the People's Republic of China (PRC), since no such agreement by that name exists.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-06). 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…

Outward Bound California (2021-10-06). Thursday 10/7: Outward Bound California's Ribbon Cutting Event. indybay.org John McLaren Park | 100 John F Shelley Dr | San Francisco, CA 94134…

Anonymous007 (2021-10-06). Military Situation In Yemen On October 6, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 253 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On October 5, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 16 airstrikes on the Jubah district | On October 5, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 3 airstrikes on the Hazm district | On October 5, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 2 airstrikes on the Sarwah district | On October 6, clashes between Ansar Allah and Saud…

Anonymous007 (2021-10-06). Military Situation In Syria On October 6, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On October 5, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 13 times: 5 — in Idlib province, 1 — in Latakia province, 1 — in Hama province, 6 — in Aleppo province | On October 5, an SDF member was killed by a mine explosion near the town of Shaddadi | On October 5, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in Kansafra village | On October 5, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SAA positio…

Margaret Gleeson (2021-10-06). Gov't doubles down on hand-outs to fossil fuel mates. greenleft.org.au With new fossil fuel corporations finding it increasingly difficult to find the finance, the Scott Morrison government has come to the rescue with public subsidies. Margaret Gleeson reports.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-10-06). Pandemic healthcare pressure linked to large number of COVID-19 deaths in Brazil. imperial.ac.uk Healthcare pressure together with inequities in healthcare capacity across Brazil drive high number of COVID-19 deaths.

UFCFLPU (2021-10-06). Monday 10/11: Support Italian Fed-Ex & Amazon Workers General Strike & Workers Unite On Red October. indybay.org San Francisco Italian Consulate | 2590 Webster St. | San Francisco…

David Giesen (2021-10-06). Wednesday 10/6: Bernal Litterai [sic]. indybay.org Bernal Branch library | 500 Cortland Avenue | (we gather in the outdoor amphitheater on the Moultrie side)…

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-10-06). Economic, medical sanctions considered as terrorist act. en.mehrnews.com Condemning all forms of terrorism, including economic and medical terrorism, Iran's permanent Ambassador to the United Nations said that sanctions target ordinary people and are considered a terrorist act.

WSWS repost (2021-10-06). The New York Times and the January 6 cover-up. indybay.org There are two conspiracies surrounding the events of January 6. The first was Trump's plot to overthrow the Constitution, and the second is the ongoing effort to cover up the significance of the coup plot and shield the conspirators from prosecution.

teleSUR, him, JL (2021-10-06). Fiscalía denuncia a expresidente peruano por presunto homicidio. telesurtv.net Los tres funcionarios están imputados por no reaccionar para evitar los fatídicos desenlaces de la desmedida represión policial en las protestas del 2020.

Marzieh Rahmani (2021-10-06). Vishka Asayesh wins Best Actress Award at US film festival. en.mehrnews.com Iranian actress Vishka Asayesh won the Best Actress Award at the Annual Winter Film Awards International Film Festival in the US.

Global Research News (2021-10-06). Selected Articles: Spanish Government Says that the SARS-CoV-2 Virus Has Not Been Isolated. globalresearch.ca By The mRNA vaccine is "experimental' and unapproved. Since December 2020, it has resulted in a worldwide upward trend in deaths and .

Marjorie Cohn (2021-10-06). Human Rights Attorney Sentenced to Prison After Winning Case Against Chevron. zcomm.org In a move calculated to shield Chevron and deter other lawyers from suing giant corporate polluters, U.S. human rights attorney Steven Donziger was sentenced on October 1 to the maximum of six months in prison for criminal contempt…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-06). Syrian Army Pounds Greater Idlib, Senior Commander Says Ground Operation Is Near (Videos). southfront.org Illustrative image.Untewewitled.jpg | On October 6, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) pounded the al-Zawiya Mount in the southern part of the region of Greater Idlib. | Dozens of artillery rounds and rocket hit the towns of al-Fatterah, Sufuhon, Fleifel, and Benin in the mountainous area, which is known to be a stronghold of Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), the de-facto ruler of Greater Idlib, and the Turkish-backed National Front for Liberation. | According to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Russian drones…

sputniknews (2021-10-06). US Nuclear Arsenal Had 3,750 Warheads in 2020, Down 88% Since Cold War Peak – State Dept. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The US State Department on Tuesday released a fact sheet giving an updated count of the country's nuclear stockpile, which as of September 2020 sat at 3,750 warheads — down 88% since its 1967 height of 31,255.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-06). 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…

MEE, agencies (2021-10-06). Libya legislative vote rescheduled for January, says eastern-based parliament. middleeasteye.net Libya legislative vote rescheduled for January, says eastern-based parliament | Tripoli yet to respond to declaration that election will take place 30 days after the 24 December presidential vote | Wed, 10/06/2021 – 08: 01 | The Tobruk-based House of Representatives has been in disagreement over electoral laws with a rival body, the equivalent of Libya's senate, in the capital Tripoli (Fil…

Editor (2021-10-06). Teaching politically and the problem of Afropessimism. mronline.org As teachers, we're tasked with educating our students, students who are increasingly, like their teachers, becoming politically conscious and called to act. Yet the dominant political theories and forms of action are inadequate for real revolutionary transformation.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-06). Mayo Clinic to offer walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinics in Rochester. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Learn where you can get initial and booster vaccinations, and third doses, Oct. 4-22 Mayo Clinic in Rochester will offer COVID-19 walk-in vaccine clinics for patients, visitors and community members the week of Monday, Oct. 4. Pfizer booster vaccinations Pfizer booster vaccinations will be offered to people who received the Pfizer COVID-19 initial vaccination series, as directed by the Food and Drug Administration. A booster vaccination is recommended six months after the initial vaccination series…

Suds, Snacks,, Socialism forum committee (2021-10-06). Saturday 10/9: Battle Lines in the U.S. Culture Wars. indybay.org This event in online…

Ian I Mitroff (2021-10-06). Regulating tech is only half the job: Changing the underlying attitudes is the real problem. nationofchange.org Culture is largely responsible for up to 80% and more of what goes on in organizations.

Norman Solomon (2021-10-06). Stop Calling the Military Budget a 'Defense' Budget. indybay.org Blow away the linguistic fog…

Anonymous765 (2021-10-06). Fortifications Growing Around the Idlib Castle. southfront.org | DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : | BITCOIN: bc1qv7k70u2zynvem59u88ctdlaw7hc735d8xep9rq : | BITCOIN CASH: qzjv8hrdvz6edu4g…

Anand Naidoo (2021-10-06). The Heat: DPRK-ROK relations. america.cgtn.com The Democratic People's Republic of Korea and South Korea resume communications in a push for an inter-Korea summit. Will that lead to a resumption of diplomatic talks — and maybe a peace treaty?

Rescue Paciifca (2021-10-06). Friday 10/8: KPFA Press Conference "Shut Up" Or Speak Out! Stand Up For Free Speech At KPFA. indybay.org KPFA | 1929 MLK Blvd. | Berkeley…

Phil Jones (2021-10-06). When wage becomes wager: the dark side of microwork sites. zcomm.org Microwork sites are modern-day digital sweatshops reintroducing piece rate that regularly steal wages while employers remain hidden behind opaque interfaces…

Great Game India (2021-10-06). New Vaccines for Next Generation COVID Virus Needed by 2022 Says BioNTech CEO. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous669 (2021-10-06). Houthis Shot Down Saudi-led Coalition CH-4 Combat Drone Over Ma'rib. southfront.org Illustrative image, source: the Houthis media wing. | On October 6, the Houthis (Ansar Allah) announced that their air-defenses had shot down a Chinese-made Rainbow CH-4 combat drone of the Saudi-led coalition over the central Yemeni province of Ma'rib. | Brig. Gen. Yahya Sari, a spokesman for the Yemeni group, said in a statement hat the drone was conducting "hostile acts" when it was shot down with a "ground-to-air" missile over the district of al-Jubah. | The CH-4 drone was developed by the China Academy of Aerospac…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-06). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Treating and preventing liver cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org While still relatively rare, the rate of primary liver cancer has been increasing in recent decades, disproportionately affecting minority populations. "Research has shown that Blacks and Hispanics are less likely to be diagnosed with liver cancer at an earlier stage, compared to whites," says Dr. Sumera Ilyas, a Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist. "And that, in turn, means the odds of being eligible for potentially curative treatments are lower for these patients." These disparities are due to…

Anonymous103 (2021-10-06). Who's Running The Show? Kerry Tells French TV Biden 'Literally Not Aware' Of International Spat. southfront.org Illustrative Image | Originally published on President Joe Biden was 'literally not aware' of the spat between the United States and France which was ignited by the Biden administration's tri-lateral agreement with the UK and Australia over the exchange of submarine technology, according to Climate Envoy John Kerry. | The spat was so bad that French President Emmanuel Macron briefly recalled his ambassador to the US. | "[Biden] asked me. He said, 'What's the situation…

Marc Batko (2021-10-06). The Neoliberal Indoctrination. indybay.org Homo oeconomicus fades away as an economic theory along with market fundamentalism and market radicalism. Market failure and state violence epitomized by Enron's expansive accounting method and the aggressive wars in Vietnam, Nicaragua, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, and Syria should be lessons if the future is worth living.

Ted Rall (2021-10-06). Taliban Fashion and Why It Matters. counterpunch.org The British tabloid The Daily Mail is taking small-arms fire for publishing an article bearing the headline: "It's the trendy Taliban! Young fighters accessorize their traditional clothes with sunglasses, stylish trainers and own-branded baseball caps — while cracking down on Western dressing." Though the piece took note of the brutal comportment of Afghanistan's new and

Staff (2021-10-06). "Becoming Abolitionists": Derecka Purnell on Why Police Reform Is Not Enough to Protect Black Lives. democracynow.org Derecka Purnell draws from her experience as a human rights lawyer in her new book, published this month, "Becoming Abolitionists: Police, Protests, and the Pursuit of Freedom," to argue that police reform is an inadequate compromise to calls for abolition. Since the murders of George Floyd in Minneapolis and Breonna Taylor in Louisville in 2020, many states have passed laws aimed at reforming police, but congressional talks at the federal level have broken down. Purnell reflects upon her personal journey as a Black woman who believed in police reform before pivoting to abolition, saying, "I became a part of soci…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-06). Iraqi Air Force To Reactive Chinese-Made Combat Drones, Use Them To Hunt Down ISIS Cells (Video). southfront.org Screen grab from the Iraqi MoD video of Staff Lt. Gen. Abdul Amir Rasheed Yarallah visit to Balad Air Base. | The Iraqi Air Force (IQAF) is working to reactivate the 100th Squadron which operated Chinese-made CASC Rainbow CH-4B combat drones, Iraqi Joint Headquarters Chief of Staff, Staff Lt. Gen. Abdul Amir Rasheed Yarallah revealed on October 5. | Yarallah made the announcement while visiting Balad Air Base, located to the north of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, where he inspected the ongoing perpetrations to reactivate the comb…

Sarah Anderson (2021-10-06). Want a Working Democracy? Try Democratizing Work. inequality.org

Anonymous765 (2021-10-06). SouthFront Is a Crowdfunded Endeavour. southfront.org DEAR FRIENDS, | : | Since October 1, we've collected 100 USD. This is about 2% of the monthly budget needed to continue SouthFront work and further. | Today, you can send your donations via BTC or Bitcoincash. | In order to support the activities of SouthFront through PayPal, Western union or other traditional means, please write to , . | We stay still to save the vestiges of freedom of speech and to show you the real face of the world most dangerous crises. | BUT IT IS NOT POSSIBLE WITH…

Jessica Corbett (2021-10-06). Fossil Fuel Demand Tops Pre-Pandemic Levels. zcomm.org "So much for 'building back better' and a 'green recovery,'" said youth climate leader Greta Thunberg…

Michael Feinstein (2021-10-06). Third Parties May Disappear From Ballot Under Freedom to Vote Act Provision. zcomm.org Millions of Americans are under-represented under our current system…

Jason Ditz (2021-10-06). Missile, Drone Strikes Kill at Least 30 at South Yemen Airbase. news.antiwar.com Just north of the city of Aden, the al-Anad Airbase was attacked Sunday in missile strikes and drone raids, killing at least 30 pro-Saudi troops and wounding scores of others. | Officials The scores of injuries overwhelmed Lahjj Hospital, in the area, where ambulances were pouring in throughout the day. Officials warned the toll could yet rise, as more are be…

Alexander Sammon (2021-10-06). The Oil Merchant in the Gray Flannel Suit. zcomm.org Why aren't insurance companies aggressively fighting climate change, and minimizing catastrophes? Look at their balance sheets…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-06). Now, an Azerbaijani-Iranian Conflict? antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Now, an Azerbaijani-Iranian Conflict? The feature is by David Davidian and is required reading on this most vital of all current politico-military developments. Excerpts from the article are provided below. The analysis is informed, timely and alarming. The Baku Declaration/Three Brothers military axis of Azerbaijan, Turkey and Pakistan (with Qatar as the unacknowledged step-brother Smerdyakov …

sputniknews (2021-10-06). Hurricane Ida Recovery Efforts Must Center on Victims, Not Corporations – US Activist. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik), Barrington M. Salmon – The US should not put corporations at the center of Hurricane Ida recovery efforts to ensure funding gets into the hands of those who need it most, Power Coalition for Equity and Justice Executive Director Ashley Shelton told Sputnik.

John Feffer (2021-10-06). The Trouble with Transitions. fpif.org It was supposed to be the greatest transition of modern times. | Practically overnight, a dirty, inefficient, and unjust system that encompassed 11 time zones was to undergo an extreme makeover. Billions of dollars were available to speed the process. A new crew of transition experts came up with the blueprint and the public was overwhelmingly on board. Best of all, this great leap forward would serve as a model for all countries desperate to exit a failed status quo. | That's not what happened. | When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991 and Russia emerged from its wreckage as the largest successor state, governme…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-06). 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…

sputniknews (2021-10-06). Three-Eyed 'Dinosaur Shrimp' Spotted After Arizona Monsoon Season. sputniknews.com Many areas of the US Southwest have observed considerable amounts of rainfall during the summer, including the metropolitan area of Flagstaff, Arizona. The wetter-than-average monsoon season appears to have triggered a change in some ecosystems, activating once-dormant, dehydrated eggs.

teleSUR, JDO, JCM (2021-10-06). Víctimas repudian ejecuciones extrajudiciales en Colombia. telesurtv.net En la ciudad de Cali sesiona el Encuentro por la Verdad de Víctimas de Ejecuciones Extrajudiciales, donde se debate sobre los "falsos positivos".

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-06). 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…

Jason Ditz (2021-10-06). Over 80 Killed in Fighting SW of Yemen's Maarib. news.antiwar.com Military sources are claiming 82 fighters were killed, 74 Houthis and eight soldiers, in the Harib District of Yemen, the The Houthis have been pressuring Maarib since February, and have gained some control in the surrounding area. Getting to the city itself, however, has been heavily resisted in these battles. | The Houthis haven't been as public in commenting on the battle, which means the military is claiming vastly more c…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-06). 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…

Bruce E. Levine (2021-10-06). Psychiatry Films and Politics: Filmmakers Take Issue with my CounterPunch Review of Their Doc. counterpunch.org Cured, as I noted in my September 24, 2021 CounterPunch review, is an upcoming PBS documentary (October 11) about how gay activists forced the American Psychiatric Association (APA) in 1973 to rescind its declaration that homosexuality is a psychiatric illness. I had speculated that what allowed this documentary to get aired on PBS is that

Chris Slee (2021-10-06). Online rally calls for refugees to be given safe haven. greenleft.org.au More than 300 people took part in an online rally organised by the Tamil Refugee Council to demand protections for refugees and ensure they are not deported to danger. Chris Slee reports.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-10-06). When the solar wind hits Earth's magnetosphere, a surprising stillness ensues. imperial.ac.uk Energy from the solar wind interacting with the magnetospheric 'bubble' around Earth creates waves of energy that appear to stand still.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-06). 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…

The Health Trust (2021-10-06). Wednesday 10/6: The Health Trust's 25th Anniversary Virtual Celebration. indybay.org

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-06). 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,…

Peter Koenig (2021-10-06). The Covid "Killing Spree" — And the "Robotization" of the Survivors. We Need A Nuremberg 2.0. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous007 (2021-10-06). Private Democracy: Canadian Company Paid U.S. Police To Arrest And Spy On Protesters So It Completes Pipeline. southfront.org It was revealed that a Canadian company — Enbridge has "reimbursed" $2.4 million to US police for the arrests and…

Editor (2021-10-06). Ghana's Socialist Movement: A Revolutionary Experiment in Communication. mronline.org The SFG was born in 1993, first as a Marxist study group, at the beginning this group was made up of four people, today there are more than three thousand members organized in 25 collectives throughout the country.

Anonymous669 (2021-10-06). Iranian Weapons Shipments Continue To Pour Into Eastern Syria. southfront.org Iranian-backed forces massing around Deir Ezzor city. | Early on October 6, an Iranian weapons shipment arrived in the eastern Syrian governorate of Deir Ezzor, according to the Syrian Observatory (SOHR) for Human Rights. | The London-based monitoring group said that the shipment entered from Iraq through an unofficial border crossing. The weapons, which included short-range rockets and their launchers, were moved to the town of al-Mayadin in the southern countryside of Deir Ezzor. They were allegedly stored in tun…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-06). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Vaccines and kids — what you need to know about COVID-19, flu. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org With flu season approaching, Mayo Clinic experts remind parents of the importance of vaccinating children for influenza and COVID-19 when possible. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends everyone 6 months and older get vaccinated for flu each year. The CDC also says people who are eligible can be vaccinated for flu and COVID-19 at the same time. Currently, children ages 12 and older are permitted to get vaccinated for COVID-19 using the…

teleSUR (2021-10-05). Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over California Oil Spill. telesurenglish.net A class action lawsuit was filed late Monday against a U.S. company over the massive oil spill off the coast of Southern California, demanding monetary damages for the "environmental catastrophe." | RELATED: | In a 13-page document filed in a Los Angeles federal court, Amplify Energy and its Beta Offshore division, which own the offshore oil production facility from which the oil spilled, were listed as the defendants…

WSWS (2021-10-05). 126,000 gallons of oil spill off Southern California coast, fouling beaches and wetlands. wsws.org The major pipeline spill is being labeled as one of the worst ecological disasters in California's history.

Dana Sanchez (2021-10-05). Experts Say These Are The Top Legal Tricks The Wealthy Use To Avoid $163 Billion In Taxes. moguldom.com It's no secret that the wealthiest Americans have a variety of legal tricks at their disposal to avoid paying taxes while most of the rest of us labor at a job, get a paycheck and have our taxes sent directly to the federal government. The recent massive exposé known as the Pandora Papers shared information …

Mark Gruenberg (2021-10-05). Pandora Papers reveal U.S. is another ruling class tax haven. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—A trove of almost 12 million internal documents, e-mails, and memos from tax havens where the rich set up secret trusts to hide from taxes—while using their corporate clout to stick tax tabs to the rest of us—highlight stateside tax havens, notably South Dakota, available to the wealthy and well-connected. And the multipart "Pandora Papers" …

teleSUR Desk (2021-10-05). Pandora files link 14 latam presidents to offshore activities. mronline.org Chile's President Sebastian Piñera, Ecuador's President Guillermo Lasso, and Dominican Republic's President Luis Abinader are the active top politician implicated in the leak.

sputniknews (2021-10-05). Pandora Papers Find US Trusts' Links to Foreign Bribery, Rights Abuse Suspects, Reports Say. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The authors of the Pandora Papers – a large-scale journalistic investigation of shadow financial schemes and participation of world politicians in them – found in the US almost 30 trusts with assets of foreign individuals or companies accused of fraud, bribery or human rights violations, The Washington Post reported.

MEE staff (2021-10-05). Pandora Papers: Qatar's ruling family avoided £18.5m tax on London mega-mansion. middleeasteye.net Pandora Papers: Qatar's ruling family avoided £18.5m tax on London mega-mansion | Family paid $160m through 'elaborate offshore structure' for three properties facing Regent's Park to be combined into mansion | Tue, 10/05/2021 – 09: 52 | Cornwall Terrace is thought to be the most expensive row of houses in the world (Creative Commons) | Qatar's ruling family bought three of the UK's most expensive houses…

Sergio Nieto Castillo (2021-10-05). México — El escándalo de Pandora Papers. globalizacion.ca El domingo 3 de octubre, se dio a conocer una nueva investigación periodística que revela, una vez más, la manera en que un grupo de personas con un poderoso caudal político, económico y social, se benefician de aquellos regímenes laxos…

Anonymous103 (2021-10-05). Monday's Blackout Reveals Real Power Of Big Tech Companies. southfront.org Illustrative imageBlackout may be related to scandals from Facebook Files and Pandora Papers. | Written by Lucas Leiroz, research fellow in international law at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. | This Monday, October 4th, the world suffered a very unusual episode: a major blackout of social networks. Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagaram and several other networks went offline worldwide for more than seven hours. Far from affecting only people addicted to social networks, the blackout had a strong impact on the economy, influencing several companies that depend on the use of these networks to operate their mark…

MEE, agencies (2021-10-05). Pandora Papers: Lebanon's prime minister says family wealth is legal. middleeasteye.net Pandora Papers: Lebanon's prime minister says family wealth is legal | Najib Mikati said his wealth comes from a telecommunications business that has been previously audited | Tue, 10/05/2021 – 19: 50 | Mikati said his family's wealth comes from 20 years of business in the telecom sector (AFP/File photo) |

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