Daily Archives: October 10, 2021

2021-10-10: News Headlines

Marjorie Cohn (2021-10-10). Biden Tells Supreme Court That Publicly Documented Torture Is a State Secret. zcomm.org This case is a pivotal test of the willingness of the Supreme Court to check and balance the executive when it perpetrates torture and other war crimes in its "war on terror"

Jonathan Cook (2021-10-10). Haugen isn't really a 'Facebook whistleblower'. zcomm.org And it's dangerous to imagine she is…

Kit Klarenberg (2021-10-10). Bellingcat funded by US and UK intelligence contractors that aided extremists in Syria. thegrayzone.com Supposedly "independent" website Bellingcat raked in money from scandal-ridden Western intelligence firms that wreaked havoc — and reaped massive profits — in Syria. Since its launch in July 2014, the self-styled open-source investigations website Bellingcat has cemented itself as a darling of mainstream Western media, with its dives into alleged Syrian government chemical weapon attacks and Russian intelligence operations showered with praise, puff pieces, and glitzy awards. While vehemently insisting that it is independent of government influence, Bellingcat is funded …

Foreign Policy in Focus (2021-10-10). Collective Punishment as War Crime: 90% of Afghan Families Lack enough Food because the West is Punishing the Taliban. juancole.com By John Sifton | — ( Foreign Policy in Focus ) — 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 lost income, cash shortages, and rising food costs. Officials with the UN …

Editor2 (2021-10-10). China Urges US to Reveal Details About Incident With Nuclear Sub in Int'l Indo-Pacific Waters. orinocotribune.com On 2 October a US Navy nuclear-powered submarine stuck an object while operating in international waters in the Indo-Pacific region. | On 2 October a US Navy nuclear-powered submarine stuck an object while operating in international waters in the Indo-Pacific region. | China is deeply concerned about the incident with the US nuclear submarine in the international waters of the Indo-Pacific region, the foreign ministry's spokesman, Zhao Lijian, said on Friday. | "China is seriously concerned over this incident," Zhao said at a briefing. | Zhao Lijian stressed that the United States and other countries involved sho…

Jim McIlroy (2021-10-10). International peace activists slam AUKUS pact. greenleft.org.au An international peace webinar drew speakers and an audience from across the world who condemned the new Australia-United Kingdom-United States (AUKUS) alliance. Jim McIlroy reports.

Editor2 (2021-10-10). Puerto Rico: Resistance Against Luma. orinocotribune.com By Berta Joubert-Ceci — Oct 7, 2021 | A people responds when its tolerance level is exhausted in the face of injustice and abuse. That is precisely what is happening here in Puerto Rico. | So the struggle is not united? It's not energetic enough? It doesn't matter; what really matters is that pockets of resistance have begun throughout the archipelago and that progressive organizations, independence movements and people's struggles in other sectors are inserted to direct it towards a goal that advances independence and sovereignty. | Today the most crucial struggle, because it touches the entire population a…

Faiz Shakir (2021-10-10). America Is in the Midst of a Dramatic Labor Resurgence. zcomm.org As corporations fail to meet worker demands, they are increasingly encountering a labor force that isn't going to take it…

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-10-10). Gunmen kill at least 20 in attack in northwest Nigeria. en.mehrnews.com At least 20 people were killed in Nigeria's Sokoto state when gunmen attacked a market and torched cars.

sputniknews (2021-10-10). Plane With Bolivian Health Ministry Staff Crashes in North Killing 6 People, President Says. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Six people, including four specialists from the Bolivian Ministry of Health, were killed as a military plane crashed in the Amazon area, President Luis Arce said.

sputniknews (2021-10-10). Father of Pakistan's Nuclear Program Abdul Qadeer Khan Passes Away at 85, Reports Suggest. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Pakistan's renowned scientist who is considered the father of the national nuclear program, Abdul Qadeer Khan, passed away of lungs collapse on 10 October at the age of 85, media reported.

sputniknews (2021-10-10). China Decries 'Failed and Pitiful' Australian Ex-PM for Anti-Beijing Speech in Taiwan. sputniknews.com Speaking in Taipei City on 8 October at the annual Yushan Forum, a conference organised by the Taiwan-Asia Exchange Foundation, former Australian PM Tony Abbott delivered multiple remarks on Chinese Air Force incursions into Taiwan's air defence identification zone. The politician hinted that Beijing could intensify such activities soon.

teleSUR, him, JL (2021-10-10). Chilenos protestan contra Piñera tras caso de Pandora Papers. telesurtv.net Cientos de chilenos expresaron su repulsa contra un jefe de Estado porque presuntamente incurre en hechos de corrupción y de evasión de impuestos.

teleSUR, JCM (2021-10-10). Carabineros reprimen protestas contra presidente Piñera. telesurtv.net En las manifestaciones se demanda el cese de Sebastián Piñera tras ser mencionado en los Papeles de Pandora.

Ian Birrell (2021-10-10). The Corruption of Britain. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-10). Europe: Pentagon deploys Security Force Assistance Brigade to train allies, partners. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The Pentagon's NATO allies bordering Russia: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Poland.The Pentagon's NATO partners bordering Russia: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Finland, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia and Ukraine. ==== Army announces upcoming deployment for 4th SFAB teams The Department of the Army announced today the upcoming fall rotational deployment to Europe of 4th Security Force Assistance Brigade elements. …

_____ (2021-10-10). Biden Tells Supreme Court Publicly Documented Torture Is A State Secret. popularresistance.org When Abu Zubaydah was apprehended in Pakistan in 2002, the George W. Bush administration falsely characterized him as chief of operations for al-Qaeda and Osama bin Laden's number three man. For the next four years, the CIA sent Zubaydah to its "black sites" in Thailand and Poland where he was viciously tortured. In 2006, Zubaydah was taken to Guantánamo, where he remains to this day. He has never been charged with a crime. | The torture of Abu Zubaydah is thoroughly documented in the 2014 report of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. In fact, several of the justices at the October 6 Supreme Court oral a…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-10). "Confidence across the globe in NATO's combined lethality": U.S. rotates troops on Russia's northwest border. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Army announces upcoming 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, unit deployment The Department of the Army announced today the 1st Cavalry Division Combat Aviation Brigade's upcoming fall rotational deployment to Europe. The 1st Air Cavalry Brigade…will replace the 1st Infantry Division Combat Aviation Brigade to support the United States' commitment to Atlantic Resolve. "The 1st Air Cavalry …

Dr. James Lyons-Weiler (2021-10-10). Meet COVID-19 Early Outpatient Treatment Expert Dr. Harvey Risch. globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2021-10-10). Chinese anthology film 'My Country, My Parents' hits North American big screen. ecns.cn Chinese anthology film "My Country, My Parents" opened Friday in a limited theatrical release in North America.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-10). As crisis with Iran worsens, Azerbaijani warships engage in Caspian Sea drills. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azerbaijan Naval Forces to conduct command and staff exercises Starting from October 11, command and staff exercises of the Naval Forces will be held in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea…. The exercises, involving warships and naval special forces, will focus on the protection and defense of energy infrastructure in the sector of the …

_____ (2021-10-10). 160,000 Metalworkers In South Africa Are On Strike. popularresistance.org On October 5, the South African National Union of Metalworkers (NUMSA) called for an indefinite strike (a strike without a set end date) to demand an 8-percent increase in wages — and 160,000 workers in the steel and engineering sector answered the call. The union, South Africa's largest, represents 400,000 workers in total. | The massive strike continues the tense social crisis that has rocked the country since riots broke out in July in two provinces over the jailing of former president Jacob Zuma. | "We're suffering," Sapelo, a metallurgy technician, told Radio France International. "I've been at this jo…

In Defense of Liberation! (2021-10-10). What is Imperialism and what can we do to stop it? anchor.fm In this episode I go into a discussion of the material and economic basis of imperialism as best as I can. I discussed briefly the historical development from early agricultural societies, to slave societies, to feudal society is, all the way up until capitalism as briefly and correctly as I can. I then discussed the "differences" between colonialism and imperialism, and argued that they are in fact two sides of the same coin. they both exist to exploit and oppressed the working people of the world, and they both do so for profits and power. Such is the capitalist, bourgeois system itself. This is why we need to…

_____ (2021-10-10). 20 State AGs File Suit Over Plan To Sabotage Postal Service. popularresistance.org Twenty state Attorneys General on Friday filed a joint complaint in an effort to block changes to the U.S. Postal Service enacted last week by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy and which critics warn are an overt effort to cripple the mail service from within by slowing delivery times while also increasing the cost to consumers. | The official complaint filed by the 20 AGs is directed at…

Mike Adams (2021-10-10). Major Storable Food Supplier Augason Farms Ceases Operations for 90 Days, Citing Collapsing Supply Chain. globalresearch.ca

Joachim Hagopian (2021-10-10). Elite's Depopulation Agenda Is Now Irrefutable. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-10-10). Bellingcat Funded By Contractors That Aided Extremists In Syria. popularresistance.org Since its launch in July 2014, the self-styled open-source investigations website Bellingcat has cemented itself as a darling of mainstream Western media, with its dives into alleged Syrian government chemical weapon attacks and Russian intelligence operations showered with praise, puff pieces, and glitzy awards. | While vehemently insisting that it is independent of government influence, Bellingcat is funded by both the US government's National Endowment for Democracy and the European Union. CIA officials have declared their "love" for Bellingcat, and there are unambiguous signs that the outlet has partnered clo…

Patrick Henningsen (2021-10-10). Global Totalitarianism: "You are Being Colonized". Analysis by Patrick Henningsen. globalresearch.ca

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-10). Georgian NATO/EU expeditionary troops return from Central African Republic. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The National Guard platoon has returned home from the Central African Republic The 7th National Guard platoon was met at the Tbilisi International Airport by the Deputy Commander of the Defense Forces, Brigadier General Irakli Chichinadze and the Deputy Commander of the National Guard, Colonel Koba Akhvlediani…. The National Guard platoon, led by Captain Giorgi …

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-10-10). Borrell's Comments on Venezuela's 21N Elections Condemned. orinocotribune.com Recent statements made by the high representative of the European Union, Josep Borrell, in regard to Venezuela's November 21 elections, have generated multiple reactions of rejection and condemnation from government authorities as well as Venezuelan social media users. | After the issue became known with the Venezuelan government officially establishing its position through a statement published on Friday, October 8, Venezuelan social media users as well as authority figures started posting on various social networks, demanding respect, explanations and apologies from Borell for the people of Venezuela people and…

Staff (2021-10-10). Venezuela Evaluates Traffic Light for Health Scheme to Allow Entry to Public Spaces. orinocotribune.com On Friday, October 8, the President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, informed that a technological platform that would allow the progressive normalization of commercial life in the country during the pandemic, is being evaluated. This platform, called "traffic light for health," will make it possible to determine whether anyone who wants to enter certain public areas, such as restaurants, have been vaccinated or have recently tested positive in a PCR test. | At a working meeting in the Miraflores Palace, the president explained that this traffic light "will be green when you are vaccinated; yellow when you are not v…

Eric Margolis (2021-10-10). Billions in Offshore Bank Accounts. Saving for a Very Rainy Day. globalresearch.ca

Jens Bernert (2021-10-10). The WHO Recommends Genetic Manipulation and Gene Editing of Humans "To Promote Public Health" globalresearch.ca This article published by …

_____ (2021-10-10). Three Ways To Cut $1 Trillion From The Pentagon. popularresistance.org Today the Congressional Budget Office released a new report, "Illustrative Options for National Defense Under a Smaller Defense Budget," that outlines three different options for cutting funding for the Department of Defense by $1 trillion, or 14 percent, over the next ten years. | The report makes clear that the United States has options for reducing spending on the Pentagon — without sacrificing security. It outlines three different options for how the United States could reallocate Pentagon resources to meet the current military strategy for less. | "The U.S. military budget is now higher than it was at…

Free West Media (2021-10-10). Iceland Suspends Moderna for All Age Groups. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-10-10). Street Response Effective At Resolving Non-Violent 911 Calls. popularresistance.org Portland, Oregon – The first six months of the Portland Street Response pilot project is meeting its lofty expectations, according to a Portland State University (PSU) study released Tuesday. | "Based on the findings… we feel very optimistic about the future of Portland Street Response and believe it is well on its way to becoming a citywide solution to responding to 911 and non-emergency calls involving unhoused people and people experiencing mental health crisis," reads the report, conducted by PSU's Homelessness Research and Action Collaborative. | The Portland Street Response (PSR) is an unarmed first respo…

Fra Hughes (2021-10-10). 'Israel' — Beyond Apartheid. orinocotribune.com By Fra Hughes — Sep 29, 2021 | Many observers and organizations make parallels between the apartheid segregated Society of South Africa, the Jim Crow racial segregation laws of North America, and "Israel." | Apartheid (/…ôÀàp…ëÀêrt(h)a…™t/, especially South African English: /…ôÀàp…ëÀêrt(h)e…™t/, Afrikaans: [aÀàpart…¶…õit]; transl. "separateness", lit. "aparthood") was a system of institutionalized racial segregation that existed in South Africa and South-West Africa (now Namibia)…

Paul Street (2021-10-10). What Happens in the Red States. counterpunch.org Nationally focused progressive intellectuals and activists might be more willing to confront the fact the United States is being overtaken by a creeping, homegrown Amerikaner fascism if they paid more attention to state-level politics, the soft underbelly of what's left of bourgeois democracy in the not-so United States. | The left tendency to neglect and avoid what's happening in the states is foolish. For one thing, state-level policy has significant direct impacts on a vast swath of the nation's population. From highly populated jurisdictions like Texas (home to 30 million) and Florida (22 million) to small…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-10-10). Does the Virus Exist? SARS-CoV-2 Has Not Been Isolated? "Biggest Fraud in Medical History" globalresearch.ca The central question is the following: is there reliable evidence provided by the WHO and national health authorities that the alleged SARS-CoV-2 virus has been isolated / purified from an "unadulterated sample taken from a diseased patient"?

Staff (2021-10-10). Venezuela and Turkey Sign Three Cooperation Agreements. orinocotribune.com On Saturday, October 9, the foreign affairs ministers of Venezuela and Turkey held a meeting in Ankara, Turkey, in which they signed three bilateral cooperation agreements for the benefit of the peoples of both countries. At a joint press conference, Venezuelan Foreign Affairs Minister Félix Plasencia informed that the cooperation agreements are in agriculture, tourism and construction sectors. | | These new agreements have been added to the already existing 44 bilateral agreements, and are part of a the plan to strengthen…

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2021-10-10). Taliban Back in the American Swing Chair. globalresearch.ca

Andrew Quilty (2021-10-10). The CIA's Afghan Proxies, Accused of War Crimes, Will Get a Fresh Start in the US. globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2021-10-10). China's biodiversity conservation efforts forge a thriving ecosystem. ecns.cn From five to over 50,000, the population of an endangered plant species endemic to southwest China has risen within two decades thanks to the country's efforts in rescuing living organisms.

Staff (2021-10-10). Colombia-Venezuela Border Reopening on Hold: Freddy Bernal's Latest Update. orinocotribune.com On Friday, October 8, Freddy Bernal, the head of the protectorate of Táchira, reiterated that the Venezuelan government has all the political will for the progressive commercial reopening of the Colombia-Venezuela border in a biosecure manner. | "We have all the political will, as said President Nicolás Maduro, for a progressive and biosecure commercial opening of the border," said Bernal in a video posted in his Twitter account. "We wait, with all due respect, for the response of the Colombian authorities. Facts and not words. Meanwhile, we go on working for the prosperity, unity and peace of the state of Táchir…

_____ (2021-10-10). The Anonymous Executioners Of The Corporate State. popularresistance.org On the show, Chris Hedges discusses the ongoing persecution of human rights lawyer Steven Donziger. | Judge Loretta Preska, an adviser to the conservative Federalist Society, to which Chevron is a major donor, sentenced the human rights attorney and Chevron nemesis Stephen Donziger to six months in prison on October 1 for misdemeanor contempt of court after he had spent 787 days under house arrest in New York. | Preska's caustic outbursts — she said at the sentencing, "It seems that only the proverbial two-by-four between the eyes will instill in him any respect for the law" — capped a judicial farce…

_____ (2021-10-10). Greek Youth Reiterate Resolve To Fight Fascism. popularresistance.org On the occasion of the first anniversary of the banning of Greek fascist party Golden Dawn, progressive sections organized massive mobilizations across the country on Thursday, October 7, resolving to strengthen the fight against fascism and the system that gives birth to it. The demonstrations, mainly called by student and youth organizations, included concerts and other cultural activities. Trade unionists from the All Workers Militant Front (PAME) and cadre of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) also participated in the mobilization in addition to people from all walks of life. Major mobilizations were witness…

_____ (2021-10-10). Decolonization Or Extinction — Indigenous People's Day 2021. popularresistance.org In 2015, The Red Nation and a coalition of Native and non-Native organizations led a successful campaign to rename the second Monday of October Indigenous Peoples' Day (IPD) in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Albuquerque City Council issued a proclamation abolishing Columbus Day that was signed by Rey Garduño, Ken Sanchez, Klarissa Peña, Isaac Benton, Brad Winter, and Diane Gibson, with three council members abstaining. | The proclamation declared that the day "shall be used to reflect upon the ongoing struggles of Indigenous peoples on this land." For the first time this year, the city and their nefarious initiativ…

TASS (2021-10-10). Several Russians removed from US sanction list ahead of Nuland's visit – diplomat. tass.com According to Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova, Nuland's visit to Moscow was requested by the US side…

TASS (2021-10-10). Five people killed in car bomb attack in Aden – Al Arabiya. tass.com All victims are civilians…

_____ (2021-10-10). Journalists Who Mocked Assange Say Nothing About CIA Plans To Kill Him. popularresistance.org Yahoo! News (9/26/21) published a bombshell report detailing the US Central Intelligence Agency's "secret war plans against WikiLeaks," including clandestine plots to kill or kidnap publisher Julian Assange while he took refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London. | Following WikiLeaks' publication of the Vault 7 files in 2017—the largest leak in CIA history, which exposed how US and UK intelligence agencies could hack into household devices—the US government designated WikiLeaks as a "non-state hostile intelligence service" (The Hill, 4/13/17), providing legal cover to target the organization as if i…

Brett Wilkins (2021-10-10). Pacific Island Leaders Demand Urgent COP 26 Climate Action. zcomm.org Fijian Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama stressed that world leaders should not be allowed to "sneak in and out of Glasgow without making a single serious commitment."

Helen Jaffe (2021-10-10). Green Left Show #17: What's happening in Cuba? greenleft.org.au Helen Jaffe, Sujatha Fernandes and Ian Ellis-Jones discuss the the July 11 protests in Cuba, the corporate media's distortions of them and what is happening in that country now.

teleSUR- jaa, JL (2021-10-10). Represor de dictadura comparece ante Justicia en Uruguay. telesurtv.net Carlos Chaine Díaz actuaba en el Regimiento de Caballería Mecanizada nº 5 de Tacuarembó y fue denunciado como torturador activo…

Eric Walberg (2021-10-10). David Chappelle's "Space Jews" dissidentvoice.org Finally someone, male or female, white or whatever, str8 or lgbtq+, with the balls to give Israel the finger in the mainstream media. Chappelle is the American Hamas, lobbing his homemade rockets, flying his balloons out of besieged America at the dastardly foe, which relentless steals and then colonizes our minds, forcing us to our …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-10). Bosnian Serbs to pull out from NATO/Partnership for Peace army, form their own. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Bosnian Serb Leader Dodik Says Entity Will Withdraw From Joint Military, Judiciary Dodik, the Serb member of Bosnia-Herzegovina's tripartite presidency, on October 8 said that "the agreement we have given for the defense law, the High Judicial and Prosecutorial Council, and the Indirect Taxation Authority will be withdrawn." "We will withdraw consent for the [joint] …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-10). Mayo Clinic Minute: Long-term survival improving for kidney transplant patients. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org If you're a kidney transplant patient, your chances of living a longer life are improving. That's according to a recent review published in The New England Journal of Medicine. It showed that the five-year survival rate of transplant recipients who received a deceased donor kidney increased from 66% in 1996—1999 to 78% in 2012—2015. And for patients who received a kidney from a living donor, that number improved from 79.5% to 88%. What's behind the…

Dr. Pascal Sacré (2021-10-10). The Lord of "Vaccines" and the "Health Terrorist Ideology". Where Do you Think this is Going? Get Off That Crazy Train. globalresearch.ca "A tyrant needs above all a tyrant-state, so he will use a million little civil servant tyrants who each have a trivial task to perform, and each will perform that task competently, and without remorse"

Daniel Ellsberg (2021-10-10). Milley, China and the Danger of Nuclear War. zcomm.org Gen. Milley's call to China may have prevented a near catastrophe, as happened in 1983 when the Soviet Union believed Reagan had gone mad and planned a first strike…

Anonymous103 (2021-10-10). U.S.-NATO Offensive Unravels in Afghanistan: The Longest Foreign War in U.S. History. southfront.org An 83rd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron airman observes a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook at an undisclosed location in Afghanistan. IMAGE: US Air Force | Written by This article from 2010 is of greater relevance in view of the recent withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan. | The Pentagon offensive against the Afghan city of Marjah was public-relations media hype from the very first day. The sole purpose of the offensive in Marjah was to convince the U.S. population…

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

teleSUR, evc, JGN (2021-10-10). Conozca las amenazas para las aves durante su migración. telesurtv.net La dramática realidad de las aves migratorias urge a gobiernos y personas a tomar medidas de conservación que contribuyan a la supervivencia de todas las especies en el mundo.

Noam Chomsky (2021-10-10). Farmers Fighting For India, Beacon of Light in Dark Times. zcomm.org The demonstrations by India's farmers are a 'model of struggle' across the world…

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

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-10). 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, JGN (2021-10-10). Brigada médica cubana Henry Reeve recibe Premio a la Paz de los Pueblos. telesurtv.net Durante la pandemia de la Covid-19, más de 50 destacamentos médicos cubanos han colaborado en unos 40 países.

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

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

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-10). COVID Queries: The speed of vaccine development. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Q: How can I be expected to trust the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine when it was developed so rapidly? A: We hear this question frequently, and we can understand how it may seem like the development of the vaccine was quick. The speed was a result of many pharmaceutical companies simultaneously investing significant resources into quickly developing a vaccine because of the world-wide impact of the pandemic. The emergency situation warranted an emergency response,…

Suzanne James (2021-10-10). Cate Faehrmann: Support the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill. greenleft.org.au In part three of our series on the draft Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill (NSW) 2021, Suzanne James interviewed NSW Greens MP Cate Faehrmann, co-sponsor of the bill to be introduced by Independent Sydney MP Alex Greenwich. | Faehrmann gives an insight into the inner workings of the parliamentary machine, including: what happens between now and the final vote on the bill; what people can do to ensure their views are considered; and the underhanded tactics the far right have deployed in the name of the high moral ground.

MEE, agencies (2021-10-10). Yemen: Deadly blast targets Saudi-backed government convoy in Aden. middleeasteye.net Yemen: Deadly blast targets Saudi-backed government convoy in Aden | Governor and environment minister survive car bomb, but others killed near seat of Yemeni government power | Sun, 10/10/2021 – 11: 49 | People look at the scene of a blast, where the bodies of victims are covered with a blanket, in Aden, Yemen, on 10 October 2021 (Reuters) | At least five people were killed by a car-bomb…

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

Sarah Hughes (2021-10-10). Two Thousand Hospital Workers Strike in Buffalo. zcomm.org Two thousand nurses, clerical workers, technologists, and service workers have walked out of Mercy Health in Buffalo, New York, in an open-ended strike over the hiring and retention of workers throughout the hospital.

Gérard Delépine (2021-10-10). Covid-19 Vaccines Lead to New Infections and Mortality: The Evidence is Overwhelming. globalresearch.ca Vaccination has spread worldwide. And everywhere it has been followed by a dramatic rise in new infections and mortality. How many deaths and severe accidents will it take for governments, WHO, health agencies FDA, EMA, to look at the proven results of this experimental pseudo-vaccination?

teleSUR- jaa, JCM (2021-10-10). Bolivia advierte sobre intenciones en el paro del 11 de octubre. telesurtv.net Jorge Richter afirmó que el paro convocado para el próximo 11 de octubre busca otro derramamiento de sangre…

Ulson Gunnar (2021-10-10). The Dangers of Human Gene Editing. globalresearch.ca This incisive article published by Global Research on June 5, 2015 outlines what we are living now, with the introduction of the mRNA vaccine which modifies the human genome. | ***. | "Perhaps no technology yet has been poised to change the …

Anonymous669 (2021-10-10). Syrian Air Defenses Intercepted 8 Of 12 Israeli Missiles During Recent Attack On T-4 Air Base: Russian MoD. southfront.org The Syrian Arab Air Defense Forces intercepted eight out of 12 missile launched by Israeli fighter jets during the recent…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-10). Libya's Joint Military Committee Approves Plan To Withdraw Mercenaries, Foreign Forces From The Country. southfront.org File image. | On October 8, Libya's Joint Military Committee 5+5 (JMC 5+5) announced that it had approved an action plan to withdraw all mercenaries and foreign forces out from the war-torn country. | The committee, which includes five members from the Libyan National Army and five from the government in Tripoli, met in Geneva on October 6 to finalize the plan with support from the UN. | "The Joint Military Committee has prepared and approved an action plan for the gradual, balanced, and sequenced withdrawal of all mer…

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

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-10). EU plans to train Ukrainian military for war with Russia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com ==== Eastern Partnership: The West's Final Assault on the Former Soviet Union ==== Report: EU Mulls Ukrainian Military Training Mission The European Union is considering a training mission for Ukrainian officers due to the "ongoing military activities" of Russia, according to an internal EU document. *** "A military mission would underscore the visibility and commitment …

Anonymous007 (2021-10-10). Military Situation In Yemen On October 10, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 155 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On October 9, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 13 airstrikes on the Jubah district | On October 9, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 16 airstrikes on the Sarwah district | On October 9, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 12 airstrikes on the Abdiyah district | On October 9, Saudi-led coalition warplanes…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-10). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: The case for continuing COVID-19 precautions. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org COVID-19 hospitalizations in the U.S. are reportedly dropping. While the news headlines are encouraging, the country is in its fourth surge heading into flu season and winter holidays. That is why medical experts are keeping their predictions and recommendations fluid. How the virus spreads depends on human behavior. "What happens is that people read the news and say: 'We're done. We're free. It's over,'" says Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's…

David Swanson (2021-10-10). Harry Potter and the Secret of COP26. warisacrime.org By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, October 10, 2021 "Blimey, Harry!" exclaimed Ronald Weasley, his face pressed to the window, peering out at the swiftly passing countryside as the glistening red Hogwarts Express belched coal smoke into the sky on its way north to Glasgow for the COP26 climate conference. "If the secret that you …

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-10-10). More than 100 dead or missing after boat accident in Congo. en.mehrnews.com More than 100 people are dead or missing after a boat accident earlier this week on the Congo River in the country's northwest, officials said Saturday.

scorinoco (2021-10-10). Climate Justice, Jobs and Peace — Parts of the Same Struggle (Communist Party of Quebec Statement). orinocotribune.com By Parti communiste du Québec (PCQ-PCC) — Sep 30, 2021 | After a summer marked by oppressive heat, devastating forest fires and, above all, by the alarming report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), September 24 saw worldwide mobilizations by environmental organizations, youth and students, unions and others to demand action for climate justice. In 2019, Quebec was the site of massive mobilizations—including 500,000 who marched in Montreal—and this year, the Parti communiste du Québec (PCQ-PCC) called for even larger demonstrations to defend the environment and build class st…

Anonymous103 (2021-10-10). Twenty Years Ago: US Invasion Of Afghanistan. southfront.org Illustrative Image | Written by Two decades ago on 7 October 2001 the United States, backed by its close allies Britain, Canada and Australia, began a military invasion of Afghanistan in south-central Asia. The US offensive started with aerial bombing raids over Afghanistan's capital and largest city, Kabul, while American air attacks were simultaneously launched against targets in the country's second biggest city Kandahar, 300 miles south-west of Kabul, and Jalalabad…

David Skripac (2021-10-10). "Our Species Is Being Genetically Modified": What Happened in 2020-21. The "Pandemic" globalresearch.ca This year marks a seminal turning point in human history. For the first time since human civilization began, our species is being genetically modified. Vaccine manufacturers have now made it possible for the human genome to be permanently altered—and humanity's relationship with nature forever changed…

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-10-10). Syria air defense downs 8 missiles fired by Israeli regime. en.mehrnews.com The Pantsir missile systems of the Syrian air defense forces destroyed 8 out of 12 missiles launched by Israel at the T-4 airfield in the Homs region on Friday, said Vadim Kulit.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-10). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Medications in use and being tested for treatment of COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've heard several drugs mentioned as possible treatments for COVID-19. What are they, and how do they work? ANSWER: Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, finding an effective drug to combat COVID-19 has been on the minds of many. While many medications are being tested to treat COVID-19, only one has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA has approved remdesivir (Veklury) to treat COVID-19 in adults and children who are age…

teleSUR -him, JL (2021-10-10). Asesinan a líder social y a excombatiente en Colombia en un día. telesurtv.net Indepaz alerta sobre la situación humanitaria en el país, producto de la presencia de grupos armados en los territorios.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-10). Expert Alert: Advancing individualized medicine through genomics. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — The virtual 10th Annual Individualizing Medicine Conference on Oct. 8—9 will highlight the latest discoveries, diagnostics, therapeutics and emerging approaches in the field of genomics. Attendees will hear from renowned experts and learn first-hand how individualized medicine is transforming clinical practice, research and education. Highlighted topics will include artificial intelligence, health disparities, precision oncology, microbiome, genomic clinical applications and challenges, and many others. Taking the virtual center stage will be keynote speakers Gianrico…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-10). Lithuania: next major U.S. military base in Europe. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Excerpts from an in-depth report in Defense One worth viewing in its entirety. ==== Is This the Next US Military Base in Europe? CAMP HERKUS, Lithuania…At this remote base, which opened in August and is now the temporary home of hundreds of American troops, government officials excitedly showed off the new 7-million-euro facility, which includes …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-10). Mayo Clinic Minute: Why breast cancer screening is important. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It's estimated that 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime and 1 in 39 women will die from breast cancer. It's the most diagnosed cancer among women in the U.S., and it's now the most common cancer globally.That's why regular breast cancer screening is so important, says Dr. Christine Klassen, a Mayo Clinic Breast Clinic physician.Watch The Mayo Clinic Minute. www.youtube.com/watch?v=9XKd_sVm7dw Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 06) is in the…

teleSUR, JGN (2021-10-10). øCómo surge el FMLN en El Salvador?>. telesurtv.net El FMLN llegó a ser la primera fuerza política de El Salvador y gobernó durante una década (de 2009 a 2019).

Anonymous669 (2021-10-10). Yemeni Agriculture Minister, Aden Governor Survive Assassination Attempt With Car Bomb (Videos). southfront.org Screen grab from a video released by al-Arabiya al-Hadath. | On October 10, Agriculture Minister in the Saudi-backed Yemeni government, Salem al-Socotri, and the Governor of the southern Yemeni province of Aden, Ahmed Lamles, survived an assassination attempt that left ten people dead or wounded. | A car bomb targeted the Yemeni officials' motorcade as it was passing in al-Mualla street the center of Aden city. Al-Socotri and Lamles survived the explosion. However, five people, including four of their bodyguards, were killed…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-10). Syrian Army Launch Combing Operation In Eastern Daraa As Reconciliation Process Goes On (Photos). southfront.org ILLUSTRATIVE IMAGE: AP Photo/Sergei Grits | On October 10, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) launched a combing operation in the towns of Nassib, Om Elmiathin and al-Taebah in the eastern countryside of Daraa. | The three towns

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

teleSUR, JGN (2021-10-10). Gobierno y oposiciones de Venezuela se reúnen el 17 de octubre. telesurtv.net Ambas delegaciones, en su más reciente reunión, condenaron los actos de xenofobia cometidos contra migrantes venezolanos.

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

sputniknews (2021-10-10). Wrongfully Convicted Man Sues Police After Spending 37 Years Behind Bars – Reports. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – A man who spent 37 years in a US prison for rape and murder he did not commit is suing police officials and a forensic dentist involved in his wrongful conviction, the Tampa Bay Times newspaper reports.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-10). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Elbow replacement. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have bad arthritis in my elbow. After several failed surgeries, I have been told that my only option is elbow replacement. I've heard others say that elbow replacements do not work. Does Mayo Clinic have experience with elbow replacements? ANSWER: The surgeons at Mayo Clinic are considered world experts in elbow replacement. Traditionally, elbow replacement has been reported to lead to complications more often than replacements of other joints, like the hip or…

Anthony Fulton (2021-10-10). The Collapse of Liberal Zionism. counterpunch.org Image by 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 Jewish self-identity. As Jonathan Safran Foer would have it: 'Jews have six senses. Touch, taste, sight, smell, hearing … memory.' | But here there are also holidays specific to the State of Israel, t…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-10). Greater Idlib: Turkish Military Established New Post Meters Away From Syrian Positions. southfront.org FILE PHOTO: Turkish soldiers seen at the border town of Akcakale © Reuters / Murad Sezer | On October 10, the Turkish military established yet another post in the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib where several terrorist group are present and active. | The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that the new post was built in the town of Afes in the southern Idlib countryside, only a few hundred meters away from Syrian Arab Army (SAA) positions in the town of Saraqib. | According to the London-based monitorin…

F. William Engdahl (2021-10-10). Monsanto/Bayer Giant Moving to "Genome Edit" Fruits and More. globalresearch.ca First published by Global Research on January 19, 2019 Not surprising, Monsanto, today hidden behind the Bayer logo, as the world leader in patented GMO seeds and the probable carcinogenic Roundup herbicide with glyphosate, is attempting to quietly patent …

teleSUR, JGN (2021-10-10). Decretan prisión contra exdirectores de Carabineros de Chile. telesurtv.net La Fiscalía acusó a González Jure (2011-2015) y a Villalobos (2015-2018) de sustraer millonarios fondos públicos.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-10). Sleep disorder linked to neurodegeneration aim of NIH-funded grant. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org International team seeks hidden signs of brain damage in REM behavior disorder ROCHESTER, Minn. — People with rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder act out their dreams. While sleeping safely in bed, for example, they might throw up their arms to catch an imaginary ball or try to run from an illusory assailant. Such actions are more than just a nuisance. People with the disorder have a 50% to 80% chance of developing a…

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

Marzieh Rahmani (2021-10-10). Lebanese Hezbollah condemns terrorist attack in Kunduz mosque. en.mehrnews.com Condemning the recent terrorist attack in Afghanistan's Kunduz, Lebanon's Hezbollah called on all religious authorities in the Islamic world to take a firm stand against these criminal terrorist groups.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-10). Consumer Health: What do you know about liver cancer? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org October is Liver Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about liver cancer. More than 42,000 new cases of primary liver cancer and intrahepatic bile duct cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. this year, and more than 30,000 people will die of these diseases, according to the American Cancer Society. Liver cancer is cancer that begins in the cells of your liver, which is a football-sized organ in the upper…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-10). Expert Alert: Back and neck pain treatments cover self-care to surgery; prevention is key. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World Spine Day is Oct. 16 ROCHESTER, Minn. — When back or neck pain strikes, normal activity is disrupted. Seeking relief for back or neck pain is one of the most common reasons people go to their health care provider or miss work. "The spinal column of the back and neck is made up of many joints, and each of those joints can degenerate and cause pain," says Mohamad Bydon, M.D., a Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon…

Ben Norton (2021-10-09). Behind NATO's 'cognitive warfare': Western militaries are waging a 'battle for your brain'. thegrayzone.com Western governments in the NATO military alliance are developing tactics of "cognitive warfare," using the supposed threats of China and Russia to justify waging a "battle for your brain" in the "human domain," to "make everyone a weapon." NATO is developing new forms of warfare to wage a "battle for the brain," as the military alliance put it. The US-led NATO military cartel has tested novel modes of hybrid warfare against its self-declared adversaries, including economic warfare, cyber warfare, information …

Ben Norton (2021-10-09). Behind NATO's 'cognitive warfare': 'Battle for your brain' waged by Western militaries. thegrayzone.com Western governments in the NATO military alliance are developing tactics of "cognitive warfare," using the supposed threats of China and Russia to justify waging a "battle for your brain" in the "human domain," to "make everyone a weapon." NATO is developing new forms of warfare to wage a "battle for the brain," as the military alliance put it. The US-led NATO military cartel has tested novel modes of hybrid warfare against its self-declared adversaries, including economic warfare, cyber warfare, information …

Tania Glyde (2021-10-09). [Perspectives] Rebuilding happiness. thelancet.com It may seem courageous, even foolhardy, for a scientific and cultural institution to put on exhibitions dedicated to joy and tranquillity. Foolhardy because a joyful experience in western culture might well have been underpinned by someone else's labour in the Global South. And in the COVID-19 pandemic, joy and tranquillity, for many, have been hard to come by. The Joy and Tranquillity exhibitions at the Wellcome Collection, London, UK, are part of the On Happiness season, which aims to "celebrate the complexity of positive emotions".

Real Progressives (2021-10-09). The Pandora Papers: why does South Dakota feature so heavily? realprogressives.org Why the super-rich are targeting the Mount Rushmore state.

teleSUR, JDO (2021-10-09). Fiscalía de Chile inicia investigación penal contra presidente Sebastián Piñera por Pandora Papers. telesurtv.net Se investigarán los delitos tributarios, cohecho y soborno, tras revelaciones de que hizo negocios en un paraíso fiscal.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-10-09). Ecuador: Pandora Papers Could Take Lasso Down — Arauz Calls for New Election. libya360.wordpress.com HispanTV President of Ecuador, Guillermo Lasso, claimed that he has no hidden property in tax havens. Former presidential candidate for correismo, Andrés Arauz, has opined that Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso has lost legitimacy, and has urged for new elections take place. In an interview with Spanish news agency EFE, Arauz called for the resignation of…

WSWS (2021-10-09). Pandora Papers reveal finance minister profited from offshore account as misery ravages Brazil. wsws.org The revelations stand as a testimony to the rampant social inequality that is the defining trait of Brazilian capitalism, provoking deep nervousness within ruling circles.

Sonali Kolhatkar (2021-10-09). How Facebook's Quest for Profits Is Paved on Hate and Lies. zcomm.org New revelations by a whistleblower prove that the world's largest social media platform understands clearly its negative impact on society, but that profits are a greater lure than preserving democracy…

International Indian Treaty Council (2021-10-09). Monday 10/11: Annual Alcatraz Sunrise Ceremony on Indigenous People's Day (broadcast). indybay.org Radio broadcast on KPFA 94.1 FM or IITC Facebook page…

_____ (2021-10-09). Why Is The GEO Group Getting Paid To Fly Deportation Flights To Haiti? popularresistance.org Deportation flights are a big business. Typically these flights are managed by ICE Air Operations — yes, ICE has its own airline. The chain of responsibility runs like this: Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE's) office of Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) is the entity responsible for deporting people. ERO oversees ICE Air Operations. ICE Air Operations owns none of its own planes. So, ICE signs a contract with a private vendor to coordinate removal flights. | The company that has the current contract is Classic Air Charter. For managing ICE Air Operations from October 2017 through the end of…

Staff (2021-10-09). Mexico Talks: Norway Confirms Next Round to Take Place During October 17 to 20. orinocotribune.com On Friday, October 8, Norway confirmed that the next round of the dialogue between the delegations of the Venezuelan government and the extreme right opposition will take place from October 17 to 20 in Mexico City, where the previous rounds of the dialogue were held. | This was announced by the embassy of Norway in Mexico through its official Twitter account, @NoruegaMexCA. | In late September, just before the third round was to begin, an impasse had emerged between the Norwegian facilitating team and the government of Venezuela. However, on September 25, the head of the Venezuelan government delegation, National…

David Penner (2021-10-09). The Branch Covidians are Waging War on Humanity. dissidentvoice.org All embarked, the party launched out on the sea's foaming lanes while the son of Atreus told his troops to wash, to purify themselves from the filth of the plague. They scoured it off, threw scourings in the surf and sacrificed to Apollo full-grown bulls and goats along the beaten shore of the fallow barren …

_____ (2021-10-09). Month After Federal Unemployment Program Ended Was Worst for Job Growth of 2021. popularresistance.org Above Photo: Damian Dovarganes / AP Phot 'That's Progress' In the first month after the Biden administration allowed a pandemic-era unemployment benefit boost used by 8 million people to expire, the US economy recorded its slowest increase since US President Joe Biden took office in January. According to a new jobs report published by the US Department …

Fight Back (2021-10-09). Tampa students protest to defund university police. fightbacknews.org Tampa, FL – On September 29, Tampa Bay Students for a Democratic (SDS) held a protest calling for the University of South Florida (USF) to defund its campus police force. The students pointed to the police force's budget of about $7 million, which is higher than many colleges on campus. Last year, citing budget concerns, USF attempted to close the College of Education, which has a budget of about $6 million, until student protests and public outrage forced them to keep it open. | A speech called attention to the USF police department's participation in the 1033 Program, which allows police departments to buy sur…

Bryant Diaz (2021-10-09). Che 54: Screenprinting Session. peoplesforum.org Be a part of celebrating the life, actions and theory of Ernesto Che Guevara. Visit our art studio between 3PM – 5PM on Saturday, October 9th, and screen print an image of Che.

David Chung (2021-10-09). Zines & Creative Writing Workshop. peoplesforum.org Editorial Negra Presents—Zines & Creative Writing Workshop! | A free creative session on poetry and zines culture! No experience is needed, only a creative spirit and love for poetry. | Register at:

_____ (2021-10-09). Kaiser Permanente Employees May Strike Over Two-Tier Pay System. popularresistance.org For 13 years, registered nurse Kim Mullen has been part of a successful experiment: a collaborative partnership between the health care professionals at Kaiser Permanente and the executives who run the massive nonprofit. Decisions about the day to day delivery of care were shared among physicians, managers and employees. Workers' input was actively and continuously solicited. Staffing ratios, wages and benefits, patient care — all were subject to group-based discussion and problem solving. | "It's a model that puts patients first," says Mullen, who works at Kaiser's South Bay Medical Center in the Harbor Ci…

ecns.cn (2021-10-09). China plays key role in tackling global biodiversity crisis, says expert. ecns.cn China, with a long history of nature conservation, got a key role to play in helping tackle the global biodiversity crisis, which is equally on center stage with climate change, a U.S. expert has said.

Editor2 (2021-10-09). Water as Weapon of War: Activists Say Israel is Drying Out the West Bank to Drive Out Palestinians. orinocotribune.com By Jessica Buxbaum — Oct 6, 2021 | What was billed as a cooperative venture between Palestine and Israel is merely the occupation of water in disguise. | Masafer Yatta, occupied West Bank — Last weekend, around Amid a sea of rippling Palestinia…

Ana Perdigón (2021-10-09). 21N: CNE Ready for October 10 Electoral Drill. orinocotribune.com On Friday, October 8, Pedro Calzadilla, president of the National Electoral Council (CNE) of Venezuela, announced that 90% of the work regarding the deployment and reception of materials to be used in the mock election this Sunday, October 10, is complete. | During a CNE press conference, Calzadilla informed that 446 voting centers and 1,386 polling stations will be enabled throughout Venezuela for the electoral drill. The mock vote is part of the electoral cycle schedule for the regional and municipal elections to be held on November 21. | El presidente del Poder Electoral, Pedro Calzadilla, informó que ya alcan…

Editor2 (2021-10-09). Haiti has the World's Second Largest Iridium Deposits. orinocotribune.com By Graham G. Henry — Oct 6, 2021 | As difficult to work with as it is rare, iridium is found in large quantities in Haiti's southeast, which has the second largest reserves in the world. This metal is today worth more than gold and Bitcoin. Its resistance to high temperatures and corrosion makes it almost indispensable in the manufacture of aircraft engines and deep water pipelines. Its exploitation could be a lever for the revival of the Haitian economy and the creation of millions of jobs, argues the economics professor, Dr. Henry Vixamar. | Haiti has one of the largest iridium reserves in the world. The c…

_____ (2021-10-09). 23 Gone, Countless More to Save. popularresistance.org September 29 was a particularly difficult day. That was the day the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service declared its intention to remove 23 long-unseen species — including the ivory-billed woodpecker and a mussel called the flat pigtoe — from the protection of the Endangered Species Act. The agency did this not because those species have recovered, but because they never will.

Staff (2021-10-09). Credit Suisse: Venezuela's GDP to Grow 5.5% in 2021. orinocotribune.com Credit Suisse investment bank has forecast that Venezuela's gross domestic product (GDP) will grow by 5.5% in the current year. | Among the factors driving the economic growth, the first to be recorded since 2013, "are the positive effects on income due to high oil prices and the widespread use of foreign currency in daily economic activities." According to Credit Suisse's latest report, Venezuela may be entering a "new phase." | "Our estimate for next year assumes the stability of oil production and non-oil GDP growth of approximately 4%," states the October report of Credit Suisse, the well-known bank headquart…

Northshore Counter Info (2021-10-09). Kingston: Banner Drop to Defend Wedzin Kwa. itsgoingdown.org Action report of banner drop in solidarity with the Gidimt'en Clan. Originally posted to North Shore Counter-Info. On the morning of October 6th we dropped a banner beside the 401, partially covering up a sign celebrating the colonial legacy of John A Macdonald and the city of Kingston. The banner read: RECONCILIATION MEANS LAND BACK…

ecns.cn (2021-10-09). China's national rejuvenation has become historical inevitability: Xi. ecns.cn

Fight Back (2021-10-09). Memphis Kellogg's workers on the picket line. fightbacknews.org Memphis, TN – At midnight on Tuesday, October 5, workers at Kellogg's factories across the United States went on strike. Union workers in Memphis say the company made an unacceptable offer at contract time. | Rob Eafan, a member of the local union's leadership, said of the contract, "The company wants to have a permanent two-tier wage system, with reduced wages and benefits for our new employees. The bottom line: it's all about corporate greed. The company made record profits throughout this pandemic while working us record hours," he said. "And they had record bonuses of 158%." | The Bakery, Confectionery, Toba…

Dean Baker (2021-10-09). Econ 101 for the "It's Hard to Get Good Help" Crowd at the Washington Post. cepr.net Some folks recognize various bird cries, others can identify the howling of a wolf, but any good economist can quickly recognize the "it's hard to get good help" cry of the privileged. The Washington Post gave columnist Gary Abernathy the opportunity to make his cry at length today. Abernathy is upset that we took steps …

ecns.cn (2021-10-09). Socialism with Chinese characteristics only correct path toward national rejuvenation: Xi. ecns.cn Socialism with Chinese characteristics has proven to be the only correct path to realize national rejuvenation, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Saturday.

_____ (2021-10-09). The Karankawa Were Said To Be Extinct. popularresistance.org Corpus Christi — On the sandy shore of the Gulf, a small group formed a circle and began to sing through the August heat. Some played ceremonial drums, and two others held a large painted canvas that read, "SAVE CORPUS CHRISTI BAY." | Of the dozen people who prayed, sang and spoke in the circle that day, three women were representing a people that most Texas history books claim are extinct. | They're part of a small but growing group of Indigenous people who call themselves Karankawa Kadla — "kadla" means culturally mixed, and Karankawa is the name of a people who, for several centuries, controlled a…

Dean Baker (2021-10-09). Building Back Better and the September Jobs Report. cepr.net If President Biden was designing a jobs report to advance his Build Back Better agenda, he could not have done better than the September jobs report. (No, he didn't manipulate the data.) It shows the need for improving our caring infrastructure to make it possible for more women to work. It also shows the need …

_____ (2021-10-09). Attorney General Keith Ellison Speech Disrupted By Water Protectors. popularresistance.org St. Paul, MN — During a swearing-in ceremony of the new Dean and President Anthony Niedwiecki at the Mitchell Hamline School of Law on September 23, 2021, water protectors disrupted Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison's keynote speech to gauge his support of Line 3. | As Ellison was getting into his keynote speech, a water protector interrupted by challenging Ellison's stance on whether he really stands with "[his] First Nations brothers and sisters" as he stated at the 2015 Tar Sands Resistance March in St. Paul. The water protectors requested a statement by Ellison, after chanting "stop line 3" and d…

Dean Baker (2021-10-09). Cheap Fun Saturday: Job Growth Under Biden and Trump. cepr.net So, for the Trump crew, it now stands that Biden has created 4,797,000 jobs in his first eight months in office, compared to a loss of 2,876,000 jobs in the four years of Donald Trump's presidency.

Fight Back (2021-10-09). Transit workers demonstrate against CTA's attempt to fire bus driver. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL – After several takeback contracts in a row, the imposition of part-time status on new hires, sub-par health insurance with an ever growing price tag that eats up wage increases, and being left to fend for themselves during the pandemic with no PPE or hazard pay, CTA workers in Amalgamated Transit Union Local 241/308 are fighting back. They've organized themselves into a caucus called the Justice Coalition. This rank-and-file caucus publishes a newsletter called Finally Got the News, which was inspired by the documentary of the same name, about the League of Revolutionary Black Workers in Detroit…

Mark Gruenberg (2021-10-09). Kellogg's obliga a 1.400 trabajadores de plantas de cereales a hacer huelga. peoplesworld.org BATTLE CREEK, Michigan (PAI) —Los trabajadores que traen a sus hijos Tony the Tiger en Kellogg's Frosted Flakes están gruñendo a sus jefes, quienes los han obligado a hacer huelga. Enfrentando turnos de 12 horas los siete días de la semana en sus plantas en Battle Creek, Michigan, Omaha, Neb. Lancaster, Pa., Y Memphis, Tenn., …

_____ (2021-10-09). Month After Unemployment Program Ended Was Worst For Job Growth. popularresistance.org The federal unemployment benefit wasn't the only pandemic aid program the Democrats let end, either. Federal bans on foreclosure and eviction were also allowed to lapse without renewal as well, along with a moratorium on student loan payments. | An end to unemployment benefits, with such a large percentage of recipients being long-term unemployed, means that millions more are now exposed to the danger of eviction. Already, 1.4 million Americans said they expect to be evicted in the next two months, with another 2.3 million saying it was "somewhat likely" they would soon lose their homes. Nationwide, an estimated…

Mirah Riben (2021-10-09). Surrogacy and Adoption are Not Gay Rights Issues. dissidentvoice.org Abstract Wanting to be a parent is natural, but while there is a constitutionally protected right to parent one's child, there is no right to have or obtain a child. Opposition to surrogacy is for the same reason it is illegal in most of the world: exploitation of women and commodification of children. Likewise, there …

_____ (2021-10-09). The Karankawa were said to be extinct. Now they're reviving their culture. popularresistance.org Historians long thought the Karankawa people had disappeared. But now a group of descendants is fighting to protect a coastal area — where thousands of Karankawa artifacts were found — from an encroaching oil export facility.

Caoimhghin àì Croidheáin (2021-10-09). Awakening: Martin Luther King and the Poor People's Campaign. dissidentvoice.org In the days ahead we must not consider it unpatriotic to raise certain basic questions about our national character. We must begin to ask: Why are there forty million poor people in a nation overflowing with such unbelievable affluence? — Martin Luther King, Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community? [p. 141] The …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-09). Video: NATO's 30-nation Military Committee in Georgia Discusses "Permanent Threat from Russia in the Two Breakaway Regions" globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-10-09). Haiti Aided Latinx Independence; Latinxs Return The Favor With Silence. popularresistance.org In 1815, Spain's defeat of Simón Bolívar's revolutionary army in Venezuela nearly extinguished the dream of independence in South America. After the loss, Bolívar sought political asylum in the only free republic in Latin America: Haiti. At the time, Haiti was a safe harbor for revolutionaries and formerly enslaved Africans. Although the republic made promises to colonial powers that it would not intervene in freedom and independence struggles, Haiti continued to support rebellions, intercepted ships carrying enslaved people, and freed its human cargo. For Haiti, colonialism and slavery anywhere posed a threat to…

RT (2021-10-09). The US Cannot Defend Taiwan, and China Knows It. dissidentvoice.org The US is playing a dangerous game of putting a public face on a policy of defending Taiwan from China, for which it has zero capability to implement. Following a recent escalation of tensions between Beijing and Taipei, Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed on Saturday to pursue "reunification" with Taiwan by peaceful means and warned …

ecns.cn (2021-10-09). Xi expounds on what past 110 years have shown to Chinese since 1911 Revolution. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday expounded on what the past 110 years have shown to the Chinese people since the Revolution of 1911 while addressing a meeting marking the 110th anniversary of the historical event.

ecns.cn (2021-10-09). Chinese people hope to see all peoples of world leading happy, peaceful lives: Xi. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Saturday that China needs not only a stable and united domestic environment but also a peaceful and stable international environment to realize national rejuvenation.

ecns.cn (2021-10-09). Xi says Taiwan question will be resolved as national rejuvenation becomes reality. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Saturday that the Taiwan question arose out of the weakness and chaos of the Chinese nation, and it will be resolved as national rejuvenation becomes a reality.

IMEMC (2021-10-09). Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2021-10-09). U.S., China need to enhance people-to-people exchanges, say online forum speakers. ecns.cn

Fight Back (2021-10-09). Kellogg's workers on strike in Michigan. fightbacknews.org Battle Creek, MI – Workers on strike at the Kellogg's plant in Battle Creek walked the picket line Thursday, October 7. They discussed two major issues leading to the strike. The first, a proposed two-tier payment system, where lower seniority employees have significantly lower pay and worse benefits. The second issue workers cited was overwork during the COVID-19 pandemic, with many employees working seven days a week with no days off, for months on end. | One worker explained he worked 3700 hours in a single year, or more than 70 yours per week without a vacation. His motivation to strike is so he can spend mo…

_____ (2021-10-09). Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison Speech Disrupted by Water Protectors. popularresistance.org During a swearing-in ceremony of the new Dean and President Anthony Niedwiecki at the Mitchell Hamline School of Law on September 23, 2021, water protectors disrupted Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison's keynote speech to gauge his support of Line 3.

Joris Leverink (2021-10-09). What a Soviet ideologue can teach us about the climate crisis. roarmag.org Intervening in the unfolding disaster of our climate crisis, Elon Musk recently

Binoy Kampmark (2021-10-09). Sportswashing at Tyneside: Saudi Arabia moves into English Football. dissidentvoice.org The recent acquisition of the Newcastle United football club by Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund, along with financier Amanda Staveley and the billionaire Reuben brothers, was a source of much excitement for some former players. Old boy Alan Shearer did little to conceal it. "We can dare to hope again," he rejoiced. In The Guardian, …

Juan Cole (2021-10-09). Iraq is seeking 10 Gigawatts of Solar Power; if World had gone Green in '80s, Would the US have ever invaded Iraq? juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — In a historic irony, Iraq is turning to solar energy, according to Dania Saadi at SPGlobal. Ali Jawad at the Anadolu Agency reports that the Baghdad government is seeking to generate 10 gigawatts of solar power for electricity by 2030, though it already has several projects in train that will …

OtherWords (2021-10-09). Immigration Cruelty Goes Beyond the Border. juancole.com By Josue De Luna Navarro | ( Otherwords.org ) — Images of Border Patrol officers on horseback whipping Black migrants shocked many Americans. President Biden called them "outrageous" and "wrong" and promised an investigation. Many members of Congress also spoke out. Given this reaction, you could be forgiven for thinking that abuse like this isn't …

Middle East Monitor (2021-10-09). No Apartheid here: Now Even Meretz Party just Meeting Palestinian Pres. Mahmoud Abbas shakes Israeli Coalition. juancole.com By Adnan Abu Amer | The Israeli political and partisan scene is still experiencing echoes of the meeting that brought together leaders of the left-wing Meretz Party, headed by Nitzan Horowitz, partner in the government coalition, with PA President Mahmoud Abbas, at the Muqata headquarters in Ramallah. This created an atmosphere of tension within the …

_____ (2021-10-09). 23 Species Gone, Countless More To Save. popularresistance.org Many journalists have difficult beats — the specialized topics they cover exclusively or repeatedly. Some write about homicides, some cover local politics, others specialize in investigating sexual assault. | For the past 15-plus years, I've been on the extinction beat. I catalog the dead and the dying. | It's important to me, but it's not an easy assignment. It's hard work, it's emotional, it's seemingly endless, and it doesn't make me much fun at parties (well, the parties I still attended before the pandemic). My wife worries about me. | September 29 was a particularly difficult day. | That was the day t…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-09). Turkey Deployed Reinforcements In Greater Idlib To Obstacle Upcoming Syrian Army Operation: SANA. southfront.org Turkish army vehicles and military personnel are seen near the Turkish-Syrian border on October 12, 2019. IMAGE: Reuters / Murad Sezer | Turkey has been deploying military reinforcements in the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib since the start of October in order to obstacle any ground operations by the Syrian Arab Army, the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported on October 9. | The Turkish military maintains more than 60 positions in Greater Idlib, which is controlled by al-Qaeda-affiliated Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham…

Anonymous103 (2021-10-09). October 7, 2001, US-NATO Invades Afghanistan: It Was An Act Of Self Defense. "America Was Attacked By An 'Unnamed Foreign Power' On 9/11" southfront.org October 7, 2001. Afghanistan is invaded under the doctrine of "self-defense" Written by Prof Michel Chossudovsky. Originally published on Global…

MEE correspondent (2021-10-09). Iraq elections 2021: Yazidis divided but determined on eve of polls. middleeasteye.net Iraq elections 2021: Yazidis divided but determined on eve of polls | The beleaguered minority, persecuted by IS and still largely displaced, have more candidates than ever before, threatening long-standing KDP political dominance in Iraqi Kurdistan | Sat, 10/09/2021 – 15: 54 | A campaign poster for the Yazidi Freedom and Democracy Party, Pade, on a destroyed building in Sinjar, norther…

WSWS (2021-10-09). Wall Street cracks the whip and Senate passes short-term extension of debt ceiling. wsws.org When it comes to the basic financial interests of the corporate-financial oligarchy, and Wall Street gives the marching orders, partisan gridlock in Congress suddenly dissipates.

WSWS (2021-10-09). Biden downplays disastrous September jobs report, touts pandemic "success" wsws.org In the face of a report showing a gain of just 194,000 jobs in September, the president sought to change the subject, playing up the modest drop in new COVID-19 cases and "progress" on his spending bills.

WSWS (2021-10-09). Ticket-sellers' dispute with concert venue forces Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to relocate performances. wsws.org The dispute between the IATSE ticket-sellers union and the Music Center at Strathmore in the Maryland suburbs of Washington D.C. is part of a rising wave of working class struggle which has been building against the corporate efforts to force workers to bear the burden of the pandemic.

Chan Joon Kim, Mahn-Won Park, Min Chul Kim, Eun-Ho Choo, Byung-Hee Hwang, Kwan Yong Lee, Yun Seok Choi, Hee-Yeol Kim, Ki-Dong Yoo, Doo-Soo Jeon, Eun-Seok Shin, Young-Hoon Jeong, Ki-Bae Seung, Myung Ho Jeong, Hyeon Woo Yim, Youngkeun Ahn, Kiyuk Chang, TALOS-AMI investigators (2021-10-09). [Articles] Unguided de-escalation from ticagrelor to clopidogrel in stabilised patients with acute myocardial infarction undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (TALOS-AMI): an investigator-initiated, open-label, multicentre, non-inferiority, randomised trial. thelancet.com In stabilised patients with acute myocardial infarction after index PCI, a uniform unguided de-escalation strategy significantly reduced the risk of net clinical events up to 12 months, mainly by reducing the bleeding events.

Angela (2021-10-09). Saturday 10/9: Free virtual screening of the documentary film "My Ramleh" indybay.org

WSWS (2021-10-09). Philippines overwhelmed by COVID-19 onslaught. wsws.org Amid a devastating COVID surge, and with fewer than 22 million people fully vaccinated in a population of 110 million, the Duterte government is overseeing a social disaster.

teleSUR, lvm, JL (2021-10-09). Ecuatorianos se movilizan exigiendo garantías a los DD.HH. telesurtv.net Estas jornadas de protesta son en defensa del presupuesto para la educación y el cumplimiento de la Ley Orgánica de Educación Intercultural (LOEI).

sputniknews (2021-10-09). Three Decades Later, German Mushrooms Still Contaminated by Chernobyl Radiation. sputniknews.com According to a German food safety regulator, those who may be tempted to rummage around Munich's countryside have been warned to avoid picking blueberries, cranberries, and certain fungi to reduce their exposure to elevated concentrations of the caesium-137 and caesium-134 isotopes bearing the characteristic signature of the Chernobyl blast.

thelancet (2021-10-09). [Department of Error] Department of Error. thelancet.com Shikino K, Sato R, Hanazawa N, Ikusaka M. Chronic clicking tinnitus due to palatal tremor: essential or secondary? Lancet 2021; 397: e16—In this Clinical Picture, Manato Yasuda has been added as an author. In the second sentence of the fifth paragraph, treatment dose has been corrected to 3 mg clonazepam orally per day. These corrections have been made to the online version as of Oct 7, 2021.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-09). Ukraine denounces Belarus "Anschluss," alleged Russian bases. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The Pentagon and NATO (for all the difference there is between them) have a growing number of military bases of all descriptions in nations that border Russia: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland and Georgia. ==== The Kremlin uses Belarus as a bridgehead to manipulate migration flows, channeling them into Poland and Lithuania "That is why, …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-09). Azerbaijani-Georgian-Turkish war games to increase. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azerbaijani-Georgian-Turkish joint military exercises will contribute to regional security: Zakir Hasanov Holding joint exercises in trilateral format will help to achieve operational coordination among our military units, said Azerbaijani Defence Minister colonel-general Zakir Hasanov after trilateral meeting of Azerbaijani-Georgian-Turkish Defence Ministers…. The minister noted that joint exercises will pave the way for a new phase …

Newsclick (2021-10-09). The fate of EU and NATO in times of US-China rivalry. peoplesdispatch.org Newsclick's Prabir Purkayastha talks about the strategic choices ahead of NATO and the European Union as the US intensifies its encirclement of China. What are the options before the EU countries amid the rapidly changing scenario? What is the change in military configurations and the new possibilities that trade opens up?

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-09). NATO chief in Spain to plan next year's summit, meets with monarch. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATO Secretary General visits Spain to prepare Madrid Summit NATO's next Summit will take place in Madrid on 29-30 June 2022, the Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez announced during a visit by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg today (08 October 2021). The Secretary General also met with the King of Spain, His Majesty Felipe VI …

sputniknews (2021-10-09). US Justice Dept. Declines to Charge Officer Over Shooting of Black Man in Wisconsin. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The US Justice Department said in a press release it will not pursue charges against a police officer that shot African American man Jacob Blake Jr. in the back seven times last year.

Editor (2021-10-09). Extracting Profits — imperialism, climate change and resistance in Africa. mronline.org 2018 seems like a lifetime ago. When 'Extracting Profit' came out that year, the COVID-19 pandemic was two years away. Since then, the world has been plunged into a devastating crisis, with 4.5 million lives lost globally, including close to 200,000 reported deaths on the African continent.

Renato D Lopes, Pedro Gabriel Melo de Barros e Silva, Remo H M Furtado, John H Alexander, Otavio Berwanger (2021-10-09). [Correspondence] Age-adjusted D-dimer cutoffs to guide anticoagulation in COVID-19 — Authors' reply. thelancet.com We appreciate the issues related to normal age-related D-dimer concentrations raised by Marco Zuin and colleagues. The ACTION study1 is a randomised trial designed pragmatically to answer the question of whether patients hospitalised with COVID-19 and elevated D-dimer concentration, without another indication for anticoagulation, should routinely receive therapeutic anticoagulation with the factor Xa inhibitor, rivaroxaban. We found that rivaroxaban 20 mg once daily for 30 days had no benefit and significantly increased bleeding compared with in-hospital prophylactic heparin.

Nikolaus Gietinger, Justus Cider (2021-10-09). Capitalist dilemmas and The Greed for More. indybay.org The overexploitation of nature did not remain without resistance. However, these were ignored by both the left and the right due to the hopelessness of the capitalist form of wealth. The "requirements of shipping and agriculture" destroy original functions of the floodplain landscapes. "And if solutions within the system are so impossible to find, maybe we should change the system itself," said Greta Thurnberg…

_____ (2021-10-09). Cultural Warfare in the 20th Century: How Western Civilization Came Undone. strategic-culture.org Which future wins out in the unfolding battle over humanity will be shaped by the decisions and discoveries we make (or fail to make) in the days ahead, Matthew Ehret writes. | In my last article "

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-09). FM: Iran concerned about Israeli presence, terrorists used in war against Nagorno-Karabakh near its borders. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Amir-Abdollahian: We consider inadmissible Zionist regime provocative movement in our region from Azerbaijan territory What worries us in the South Caucasus? First, some foreign powers are trying to have an effect on this region to change its borders, close its border crossings, or relocate them, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said in an interview with …

Women's March Action & partners (2021-10-09). Tuesday 10/12: Abortion Justice Virtual Mass Call w/ Women's March Action. indybay.org Online mass call to action…

teleSUR, drl, NG (2021-10-09). Jóvenes de La Guajira colombiana continúan huelga de hambre. telesurtv.net La huelga cumple 19 días y es continuidad de una finalizada en julio, al llegar a un acuerdo con las autoridades locales.

Families Belong Together, partners (2021-10-09). Tuesday 10/12: Rapid Response Call: Helping Afghan and Haitian Families Seeking Asylum. indybay.org Call to action on Zoom…

Anonymous103 (2021-10-09). Reducing Middle East Tensions Potentially Lessens Sectarianism And Opens Doors For Women. southfront.org Illustrative Image | Written by Two separate developments involving improved relations between Sunni and Shiite Muslims and women's sporting rights demonstrate major shifts in how rivalry for leadership of the Muslim world and competition to define Islam in the 21st century is playing out…

WSWS (2021-10-09). Flash flooding claims four lives in Alabama. wsws.org A 4-year-old girl and an 18-year-old woman perished in separate incidents when the cars they were riding in were overtaken by rushing waters in northeast Alabama.

MEE, agencies (2021-10-09). Normalisation deals: Blinken to meet Israeli, UAE counterparts next week. middleeasteye.net Normalisation deals: Blinken to meet Israeli, UAE counterparts next week | The three top diplomats are set to discuss 'future opportunities for collaboration' as well as regional security, says US State Department | Sat, 10/09/2021 – 18: 16 | US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is set to meet with Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid and UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed (AFP/…

AAPFBAS (2021-10-09). Thursday 10/14: #TeachTruth: National Teach-in for Truth About Systemic Racism & Sexism in U.S. Curricula. indybay.org Online teach-in via Zoom…

The Lancet (2021-10-09). [Editorial] Sexual abuse and exploitation at WHO: an erosion of trust. thelancet.com The final report of an Independent Commission investigating accusations of sexual exploitation and abuse arising from WHO's response to the tenth Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) was issued on Sept 28. The report describes dozens of appalling allegations made by vulnerable women and girls, including demands for sex in return for jobs and resources and nine rapes, which resulted in many pregnancies (one in a girl aged 13 years), forced abortions, and 22 children being born.

Moderator (2021-10-09). America's Warmongers Are Still Unrepentant. scheerpost.com [ By The anniversary of the 9/11 attacks was marked by days of remembrances — for the courageous rescue workers of that moment, for the thousands murdered as the Twin Towers collapsed, for those who died in the Pentagon, or in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, fighting off the hijackers of the commercial jet they were in, as well as for those who fought…

teleSUR, MER (2021-10-09). øQué mensajes dejó el Che Guevara a los jóvenes?>. telesurtv.net El Che instó a los jóvenes a "ser el ejemplo donde se puedan mirar los hombres y mujeres de edad más avanzada que han perdido cierto entusiasmo juvenil".

World Socialist Web Site, IWA-RFC (2021-10-09). Sunday 10/24: How to end the pandemic: The case for eradication. indybay.org International online webinar.

KARA (2021-10-09). Thursday 10/21: Grief Expressions Over Time. indybay.org Online via Zoom…

news.un (2021-10-09). Make mental healthcare for all a reality, urges Guterres. news.un.org The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on mental health worldwide, and action must be taken to "redress the glaring inequalities exposed by the pandemic", including over access to vital services, declared UN Secretary-General António Guterres, ahead of World Mental Health Day, marked on Sunday.

_____ (2021-10-09). Watching Taliban-Tajikistan Relations. strategic-culture.org Afghanistan and Tajikistan share a 1,400-kilometer border. Recently, a war of words has erupted between Tajikistan's President Emomali Rahmon and the Taliban government in Kabul. Rahmon censures the Taliban for the destabilization of Central Asia by the export of militant groups, while the Taliban leadership has accused Tajikistan's government of interference.

Richard Lane (2021-10-09). [Perspectives] Dévora Kestel: global leader in mental health policy. thelancet.com "I never had any ambitions to become director within a large international agency", says Dévora Kestel, Director of Mental Health and Substance Use at WHO. Yet her formative experiences as a mental health adviser at country level and her commitment to advancing the rights of people with mental illness have equipped her well for this global leadership position. At WHO's Geneva headquarters, Kestel directs teams of technical and policy experts across a range of mental health and related specialties, including child and adolescent mental health, suicide prevention, mental health policy relating to humanitarian crise…

Staff (2021-10-09). Iran ready to support Lebanon in difficult situations. en.mehrnews.com At the end of his trip to Lebanon, the Iranian Foreign Minister said that Iran is ready to support and help Lebanon in difficult situations.

Jake Johnson (2021-10-09). 'A Huge Win': DC Council Passes Medicare for All Resolution. zcomm.org "We need Medicare for All now, and this resolution sends a strong message that the leadership of our nation's capital puts patients first—and we demand Congress do the same by backing Medicare for All."

Anonymous669 (2021-10-09). In Video: Iraqi F-16 Fighter Jets Destroy ISIS Hideout In Diyala. southfront.org File image. | On October 9, F-16 fighter jets of the Iraqi Air Force (IQAF) destroyed a hideout of ISIS cells in the al-Thalab valley in the eastern Iraqi province of Diyala. | In a brief statement, the Iraqi Security Media Cell said that all the terrorists who were taking shelter in the hideout were killed in the IQAF pinpoint airstrikes. The exact death toll was not revealed, however. | ÿ®ÿ•ÿ¥ÿ±ÿߟŠŸÇŸäÿßÿØÿ&…

WSWS (2021-10-09). Striking Buffalo Mercy Hospital workers speak out. wsws.org The strike by 2,200 nurses and other health care workers against South Buffalo's Mercy Hospital is entering its second week.

Norma Rae (2021-10-09). IATSE union defies Hollywood bosses. zcomm.org On October 4, 60,000 film and television workers of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees voted overwhelmingly to authorize a nationwide strike…

Equal Rights Advocates, partners (2021-10-09). Thursday 10/21: Convenio 2021 Sobre el Dia de Pago Igual Para Las Latinas y Las Trabajadoras Esenciales. indybay.org Evento en línea…

NARAL Pro-Choice America (2021-10-09). Wednesday 10/20: Doubling Down for Passing the Women's Health Protection Act w/ NARAL. indybay.org Online teach-in and call to action…

Labor Video Project (2021-10-09). Italian S.I.Cobas FedEx Workers Face Attack As Leader Is Released & 10/11 Gen Strike On. indybay.org Italian SI Cobas FedEx workers are under attack and the government is also jailing their leaders. They celebrated as a leaders was released and prepared for a general strike on October 11, 2021. There will be a solidarity action at the Italian consulate in San Francisco.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-09). 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…

Vasiliki Tsampasian, Clint Maart, Vassilios S Vassiliou, Pankaj Garg (2021-10-09). [Clinical Picture] Mitral valve disease in sarcoidosis diagnosed by cardiovascular magnetic resonance. thelancet.com An 81-year-old man was referred to our clinic with a 1-year history of shortness of breath on exertion. The patient also had a history of cryptogenic liver cirrhosis and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

Udani Samarasekera (2021-10-09). [World Report] Experts criticise WHO response to sex abuse allegations. thelancet.com An independent report has documented allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse, but commentators have called for stronger outcomes. Udani Samarasekera reports.

Richard Horton (2021-10-09). [Comment] Offline: How others see us. thelancet.com "A victory for science!" Who could possibly disagree with Christel van Geet, Vice-Rector of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Leuven? She was opening a symposium about the defence of rationality during the COVID-19 pandemic, held at the University of Sorbonne, Paris, last week. Jean-Franàßois Delfraissy, President of France's COVID-19 Scientific Council, called COVID-19 vaccines a "miracle". The Rector of the University of Geneva, Yves Flàºckiger, described the contribution of science to the pandemic as "spectacular".

WSWS (2021-10-09). Jacobin boosts Teamsters bureaucracy's campaign to "organize" Amazon workers. wsws.org Jacobin and the Democratic Socialists of America speak for a privileged upper middle-class layer that wants to block a rank-and-file movement of workers and prevent it from coming under the influence and leadership of genuine socialists.

Ryan Devereaux (2021-10-09). U.S. Organizing $5 Million Gun Sale to Mexican Forces Accused of Murder & Kidnapping. zcomm.org As the two countries meet this week to discuss security cooperation, lawmakers see the sale as evidence of a systemic problem…

WSWS (2021-10-09). Financial parasitism and the decline of US industry. wsws.org A speech by US President Joe Biden this week was a chronicle of the decline of US industrial capacity as well as economic and social infrastructure.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-10-09). The New Bolivian Regime Change Attempt, & its Terror Tactics. libya360.wordpress.com Rainer Shea Two years ago, I underestimated the power of U.S. imperialism, to the consequence of having a nasty shock when I found out that Bolivia's president had been forced to resign in a U.S.-orchestrated military coup. I had anticipated that Washington would carry out a regime change attempt in Bolivia for months prior to…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-09). 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 (2021-10-09). 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…

Lynda Carson (2021-10-09). Conspiracy to shield Sackler family opioid drug kingpins with immunity. indybay.org The Sackler Family Seeks Immunity For Their Involvement In The Opioid Epidemic That Resulted In Over 500,000 Deaths!

Elkhorn Slough Reserve (2021-10-09). Thursday 10/21: Evenings at the Estuary: Migratory Monarchs. indybay.org To view via Zoom, please register at this site: | us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMof-C…

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