Daily Archives: November 2, 2021

2021-11-02: News Headlines

Ben Norton (2021-11-02). Meet the Nicaraguans Facebook falsely branded bots and censored days before elections. thegrayzone.com Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter suspended hundreds of influential pro-Sandinista journalists and activists days before Nicaragua's November 7 elections, falsely claiming they were government trolls. The Grayzone interviewed them to reveal the truth. Just days before Nicaragua's November 7 elections, top social media platforms censored top Nicaraguan news outlets and hundreds of journalists and activists who support their country's leftist Sandinista government. The politically motivated campaign of Silicon Valley censorship amounted to a massive purge of Sandinista supporters one week before …

Staff (2021-11-02). US 'Justice' Dismisses 7 of 8 Charges Against Venezuelan Diplomat Alex Saab. orinocotribune.com On Monday, November 1, the US Department of Justice dismissed seven charges of money laundering against Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab, leaving only one charge of conspiracy to commit that crime. | The motion was presented by the prosecutor Kurt Lunkenheimer, the day a hearing was scheduled in which the eight charges were to be read to Saab, a procedure that was postponed to next November 15, reported EFE news agency. | | The request was issued because the prosecution could not find sufficient evidence to prove the…

_____ (2021-11-02). US Nuclear Sub Collision Demonstrates South China Sea's True Menace. journal-neo.org Amid growing tensions in the South China Sea between the United States and China, and especially because Wasington accuses Beijing of acting irresponsibly in these waters thousands of miles from America's own shores, an incident involving a US nuclear-powered submarine there could pose as a potential turning point — or at least a warning sign …

Mark Gruenberg (2021-11-02). U.S. environment workers to Biden: Declare a climate emergency! peoplesworld.org

John Pilger (2021-11-02). Why Julian Assange's inhumane prosecution imperils justice for us all. peoplesdispatch.org John Pilger writes about how Julian Assange is a truth-teller who has committed no crime but revealed government crimes and lies on a vast scale and so performed one of the great public services of our time…

Mickey Z. (2021-11-02). Covid-19 Fallout: "There is something terribly wrong with this country" dissidentvoice.org As November 5 neared, I did something cliché but nonetheless powerful. I re-watched the film, V for Vendetta. It always resonated with me in a variety of ways. During Occupy, it felt omnipresent due to the endless sea of masks. But in 2021, it plays like a documentary. Another cliché perhaps but I challenge you …

Robert S. Becker (2021-11-02). Does mundane, Democratic small ball make sense against war-like Trumpian nullification? nationofchange.org Good intentions fall short against foes indifferent to morality, law, science, disease, suffering, even the compassion that Christianity honors.

Maureen Clare Murphy (2021-11-02). West throws Palestinian rights groups to the wolves. electronicintifada.net Israel's enablers are to blame for "terror" designations.

Ramzy Baroud (2021-11-02). The West's China Complex: Beijing as the Enemy and the Savior. dissidentvoice.org "Could China's economy collapse?" was the title of an October 15 article published by QUARTZ magazine. The article makes an ominous case of a Chinese economic crash and its impact on China's and global economies. This is one of numerous reports appearing in recent weeks in Western mainstream media, all motivated by recently published economic indicators pointing …

Fight Back (2021-11-02). Line 3 oil pipeline resistance continues. fightbacknews.org St Paul, MN – On October 28, despite rain and falling temperatures, 50 activists picketed at the Army Corps of Engineers offices in downtown Saint Paul to call for the Corps to pull the permits for the Line 3 oil pipeline and to conduct a full environmental review. | Construction on Line 3 has been completed and it has Canadian tar sands oil, the dirtiest petroleum in the world, flowing through it. Opposition to this toxic flow continues to grow in defiance of political repression and the wishful thinking of the fossil fuel industry. | Tribal elders from the Red Lake Treaty Camp opened the action with a prayer a…

David Swanson (2021-11-02). It's the Weapons Sales, Stupid. warisacrime.org Image from Mapping Militarism. By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, November 2, 2021 U.S. presidential election campaigns have been known to focus on the slogan "It's the economy, stupid." Efforts to explain the behavior of the U.S. government ought to put a little more focus on a different slogan, found in the headline above. Andrew …

WSWS (2021-11-02). The record of the World Socialist Web Site on Trump's coup attempt of January 6. wsws.org On Sunday, the Washington Post published a three-part investigation of the January 6, 2021 insurrection detailing Trump's months-long plot to remain in power no matter the outcome of the 2020 election. Only one publication—the World Socialist Web Site—warned clearly and consistently about the existential danger posed by Trump's plot.

Jack Rasmus (2021-11-02). President Joe (Manchin) Moves the Goalposts Again. zcomm.org What we have here now is a triple-teaming of Democrat progressives: Manchin takes the lead, gives the appearance he'll maybe accept a lower total spending. Sinema then jumps in and adds more demands…

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-11-02). 19 killed, 43 injured in Kabul blasts (+VIDEOS). en.mehrnews.com At least 19 people were killed and 43 wounded when two explosions followed by gunfire hit Afghanistan's biggest military hospital in Kabul, an interior ministry source said on Tuesday.

MK Bhadrakumar (2021-11-02). Blinken's Indo-Abraham Accords quickly come undone. asiatimes.com US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken is a man in a hurry. His president expects him to produce foreign policy success stories. Success stories are desperately needed as post-Afghanistan, the superpower has become a laughing stock universally. The trans-Atlantic alliance is seriously disoriented and Russia is on the prowl in the heart of Europe with …

MEE staff (2021-11-02). US: Contractor sues Texas over anti-BDS law. middleeasteye.net US: Contractor sues Texas over anti-BDS law | A Palestinian-owned company is refusing to sign a contract requiring it to pledge to not boycott Israel | Tue, 11/02/2021 – 16: 32 | More than two dozen US states have adopted anti-boycott legislation (AFP/File photo) | A

Rick Sterling (2021-11-02). Líderes indígenas en Nicaragua se pronuncian contra los medios occidentales y las ONG. globalizacion.ca Nicaragua tiene una elección para elegir a su presidente y asamblea nacional el 7 de noviembre. Según las encuestas , se espera que el Frente Sandinista (FSLN) actualmente en el gobierno gane la presidencia y la mayoría de escaños en…

MEE, agencies (2021-11-02). Lebanon: Oldest English-language newspaper lays off entire staff. middleeasteye.net Lebanon: Oldest English-language newspaper lays off entire staff | The Daily Star notifies employees just days ahead of 31 October redundancy date | Tue, 11/02/2021 – 10: 58 | A man looks at the front pages of the Lebanese local English-language newspaper "The Daily Star" in the capital Beirut on 8 August 2019 (AFP) | The entire staff of the Daily Star news outlet in Lebanon has been made…

MEE, agencies (2021-11-02). Bahrain tells citizens to leave Lebanon as Gulf spat continues. middleeasteye.net Bahrain tells citizens to leave Lebanon as Gulf spat continues | Bahraini foreign ministry warns of 'tense situation' in Lebanon following controversy over comments made by information minister | Tue, 11/02/2021 – 15: 38 | Pedestrians and cars pass through the area of Tayouneh, in the southern suburb of the capital Beirut, on 15 October 2021 (AFP) | Bahrain has ordered its citizens in Leba…

Staff (2021-11-02). Desde las redes: øDisfraz de Ku Klux Klan en noche de Halloween en La Habana? cubadebate.cu En la foto se ve a un grupo de jóvenes cubanos disfrazados paseándose por la Avenida G de La Habana. Uno de ellos disfrazado de Ku Klux Klan, como si fuera la cosa más normal del mundo, denunció en su perfil de Facebook Justo Cruz. øCómo puede ser posible que se permita que alguien se pasee por una calle de Cuba vestido de KKK?

Joris Leverink (2021-11-02). Rejecting the existential futility of neoliberal life. roarmag.org This is an excerpt of Neil Vallely's " Photo: Protester in Chile during the 2019 October uprising. abriendomundo / Shutterstock.com | For centuries, economists and philosophers have theorized the value of utility: how it shapes the division of labor, influences consumer choice, and contributes to conceptions of the good life or common good. Utilitarian philosophers, from Jeremy Bentham to John Stuart Mill, told us that maximizing utility [m…

WSWS (2021-11-02). Anti-corruption body's hearings expose manufactured removal of Australian state premier. wsws.org The ICAC hearings have not resulted in any new information being produced against former New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian, instead subjecting government funding for a public hospital to intense scrutiny.

New Atlas (2021-11-02). US Nuclear-Powered Sub Collision & the Real Threat to the South China Sea. newatlas.report November 2, 2021 (The New Atlas) — The USS Connecticut — a Seawolf-class nuclear-powered fast attack submarine — was involved in a collision in the South China Sea. While the US claims it was merely an accident amid its ongoing efforts to underwrite peace and stability in the region, it is just another example of …

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-02). Turkey hosts NATO naval drills with observers from Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Libya, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan and Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Eastern Mediterranean 2021 drills hosted by Turkey starts The Eastern Mediterranean 2021 drills hosted by Turkey and organized by the Turkish Naval Forces Command, started on Tuesday. *** Some 35 vessels and 5,000 personnel from 10 countries are participating in the drill. …it is aimed to observe the readiness of the Turkish Naval Task Force, …

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-02). Ambassador: "Israel has always supported Azerbaijan's territorial integrity," wants larger role in conquered Nagorno-Karabakh. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Israeli ambassador: "We want to help Azerbaijan in restoring and reconstruction of territories" "Israel has always supported Azerbaijan's territorial integrity," said Israeli ambassador to Azerbaijan George Deek…. "Now, after territorial integrity was restored, we standing by Azerbaijan, want to help in restoration and reconstruction of territories," noted the diplomat. "We are ready to cooperate with …

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-02). Video: Azerbaijani reservists in combat training for next war. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Military training held for reservists The Azerbaijani army is holding a military training session for the reserve forces, the Defence Ministry reported on November 2. The military exercises are being conducted at one of the military units under the 2021 training plan approved by Defence Minister Zakir Hasanov…. *** The training session is aimed at …

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-02). Video: Azerbaijani troops train for combat in exclave bordering Armenia, Iran. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Command-staff training of troops continues in Nakhchivan The command-staff training conducted by the units in accordance with the "Reconciliation Plan of the Nakhchivan Garrison Troops for the 2021 academic year" continues. The units of the relevant units and units of the Nakhchivan Garrison Troops, which were brought to different levels of combat readiness during the …

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-02). Following Austin visit, Pentagon "monitors Russian military activity near Ukraine" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Pentagon monitors Russian military activity near Ukraine, — Kirby Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby said that Pentagon is monitoring Russian military activity near Ukraine. The representative of the United States Department of Defense stated this during a briefing on Monday, November 1, as the Pentagon press service reported. *** "What I can tell you is …

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-02). Ukraine: Leader of Right Sector made adviser to commander-in-chief, may head Trilateral Contact Group team. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ex-leader of Right Sector Yarosh appointed adviser to Armed Forces' Commander-in-Chief The Commander of the Ukrainian Volunteer Army, ex-leader of the Right Sector movement Dmytro Yarosh, said that he had been appointed an adviser to the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine…. "By order of Lieutenant General Valery Zaluzhny, I was appointed an adviser …

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-02). NATO's permanent Mediterranean patrol: warships, warplanes, training Egyptian, Israeli navies. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Operation Sea Guardian is the successor to Operation Active Endeavor, launched by NATO in 2001 under Article 5 provisions. 6th NATO Operation Sea Guardian Focused Patrol of 2021 is Underway On 29 October, a NATO task group set sail in the Mediterranean Sea as part of NATO's maritime security operation, Operation Sea Guardian (OSG). The …

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-02). Arctic: U.S., NATO practice "interoperability, integration" of 5th-generation fighters, nuclear-capable bombers. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Allied 5th Generation Fighters Join U.S. B1 Bombers Over the Arctic Royal Norwegian Air Force F-35s joined two US B-1B Lancers over the Arctic region, on November 1…. The bombers and fighters executed a joint targeting mission controlled by Norwegian Joint Terminal Attack Controllers (JTACs). The cooperation between air and land forces to execute a …

_____ (2021-11-02). Biden's QUAD Strategy Reaches the Middle East. journal-neo.org The so-called 'QUAD 2′, or the West Asian QUAD, comes at a time when, on the one hand, the US is facing an unprecedented global challenge from China, and on the other, when the US' European allies continue to refuse to support the US in its tussle with China. While European powers do consider China …

_____ (2021-11-02). Self-Defense — 2021, the Long-Awaited SLBM and Other Missile News from North Korea. journal-neo.org In September 2021, North Korea surprised military experts by showcasing new technologies, while the fact that every single one of those techs exists even in the experimental form makes the US and their allies' victory over Pyongyang increasingly difficult. First of all, the DPRK has developed its own cruise missile. Secondly, it is a hypersonic …

_____ (2021-11-02). Calls for an Independent European Army Grow Louder. journal-neo.org Despite NATO's warning and Washington's active attempts to prevent a joint European Military force without the United States, Europe continues to insist on building one. In September, another proposal was voiced in the European Parliament by the EU's largest political party, the European People's Party (EPP), which voted to create a European military unit independent …

_____ (2021-11-02). Russia's Coal Export to India and its Connection to Eurasian Integration. journal-neo.org When the mass withdrawal of coal use in countries following green policies began, many experts predicted that this fuel would soon be forgotten entirely. Its extraction and exports would cease to be profitable for the countries implementing them. Even then, it seemed unlikely because "developed" countries such as all Western countries, which stopped burning coal …

Fight Back (2021-11-02). The Anti-War Committee Joins Groups Around the Globe to #StandWithThe6. fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Twin Cites based Anti-War Committee. | The Anti-War Committee Joins Groups Around the Globe to #StandWithThe6 | We have worked with several of the Palestinian rights organizations newly deemed "terrorists" by Israel. | In October 2021, Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz outlawed six leading Palestinian human rights groups, labeling them "terrorist organizations" and accusing them of serving as fronts for the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP). Gantz's executive order criminalized Al-Haq, Addameer, Bisan Center, Defense fo…

Ann Brown (2021-11-02). Benton Harbor Mayor Marcus Muhammad Fights Off Criticism For Handling Of Water Crisis. moguldom.com Some citizens of Benton Harbor, Michigan, want Mayor Marcus Muhammad to be recalled because of what they claim is his mishandling of the city's water crisis. Tests have proved that the city's drinking water supply has toxic lead contamination. Benton Harbor is a city of close to 10,000 people on Lake Michigan, about 200 miles …

ecns.cn (2021-11-02). Expert says tough anti-virus policy not too expensive. ecns.cn China will continue to pursue a zero-transmission policy against the coronavirus responsible for COVID-19, as the global fatality rate of 2 percent is still too high, a leading Chinese respiratory disease expert said.

Mark Gruenberg, John Wojcik (2021-11-02). Conservative SCOTUS justices dance around but avoid key abortion rights issue. peoplesworld.org

Peoples Dispatch (2021-11-02). Activists worldwide demand end to Cuban blockade as US renews destabilization attempts. peoplesdispatch.org The solidarity day demonstrations come as a march against the Cuban govenment is being planned for November 15 which has received widespread support from various US officials…

Dana Sanchez (2021-11-02). Largest Crypto Exchange Binance Blocks All Customer Withdrawals, Spooks Investors. moguldom.com Binance, the world's largest crypto exchange, twice suspended and then resumed withdrawals of all currency on its website on Monday, raising questions about whether it is acting more like a casino than a currency exchange and selling more crypto than it has access to. Citing a large backlog in withdrawal processing, Binance announced the first …

Benjamin Franta (2021-11-02). What Big Oil knew about climate change, in its own words. peoplesworld.org Four years ago, I traveled around America, visiting historical archives. I was looking for documents that might reveal the hidden history of climate change — and in particular, when the major coal, oil and gas companies became aware of the problem, and what they knew about it. I pored over boxes of papers, thousands of …

ecns.cn (2021-11-02). TCM helps with China's Gansu COVID-19 treatment. ecns.cn Benefitting from the combination of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and Western medicine, nine confirmed cases of COVID-19 have turned to moderate from severe as of Sunday in northwest China's Gansu Province, local authorities said Monday.

Fight Back (2021-11-02). FRSO condemns murder of Ka Oris, beloved spokesperson for the New People's Army. fightbacknews.org Freedom Road Socialist Organization condemns the cowardly October 29 murder of New People's Army spokesperson Ka Oris (Jorge Madlos) by elements of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. Medical aid Eighfel Dela Peña (Ka Pika) was also killed in the ambush. Both were unarmed and had no opportunity to defend themselves. The killers are now lying to the media to cover up their crimes. | Ka Oris was a communist who devoted the whole of his life to building the revolutionary movement in the Philippines. He was a committed proletarian internationalist. He worked tirelessly to build and promote the New People's Army (NPA…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-11-02). Venezuela vaccinates 67% of its population against COVID-19. peoplesdispatch.org Venezuelan vice-president Delcy Rodríguez, on October 31, reported that the country had successfully vaccinated 67% of its population against COVID-19. Rodríguez further reported that in some states, the figure had exceeded 70%, the country's initial target set to be achieved by the end of the year. | "Together we are advancing in the mass immunization of the people. To date, Venezuela reaches 67% vaccination rate of the population, and 9 states, such as Táchira, Caracas and La Guaira, have exceeded the goal of 70% of immunized people. We are on track to achieve the (new) goal of vaccinating 95% of Venezuelans in…

Tom Conway (2021-11-02). Why American workers want Congress to deliver an infrastructure bill. nationofchange.org It all starts with the infrastructure bill. Millions of Americans eager for better lives expect Congress to push it over the finish line.

Marlee Kokotovic (2021-11-02). Biden admin's new methane regulations not enough according to environmentalists. nationofchange.org "Climate justice during a climate emergency means using every tool in the toolbox including not just a stronger rule, but also declaring a National Emergency on climate change."

PAI (2021-11-02). Washington-Baltimore News Guild gains big card-check win at Politico. peoplesworld.org

C.J. Hopkins (2021-11-02). (New Normal) Winter is Coming. dissidentvoice.org Winter is coming … and you know what that means. That's right, it's nearly time once again for the global-capitalist ruling classes to whip the New Normal masses into a state of mindless mass hysteria over an imaginary apocalyptic virus. the same imaginary apocalyptic virus that they have whipped the New Normal masses into a …

Julio Gumeta (2021-11-02). Milwaukee activists demand citizenship for all. liberationnews.org It is crucial to keep pressure on the Democrats to keep immigration reforms in the infrastructure bill.. At same time, we need to fight to uproot the capitalist system that seeks to exploit us all for profit.

Ann Brown (2021-11-02). MAGA Mom Claims Daughter Asked If She Was Evil After History Class. moguldom.com A white woman in Virginia claims that her 6-year-old daughter came home from school after a history class asking if she was "born evil" because she is white. The woman told her story as an argument against critical race theory (CRT) at a Loudon County Public Schools board meeting on Oct. 26. The discussion was …

Paul Buchheit (2021-11-02). The super-rich have taken almost all of it. nationofchange.org The very richest Americans seem far removed from the notion of shared prosperity that could have made us a nation to be envied.

Special to Workers World (2021-11-02). International Tribunal finds U.S. guilty of crimes against humanity. workers.org The International Tribunal on Human Rights Abuses Against Black, Brown and Indigenous Peoples was held Oct. 23-25 at The Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center in Washington Heights, New York City, aka Turtle Island, Lenape land. The main theme of the Tribunal was "We Still Charge . . . |

Peoples Dispatch (2021-11-02). Elections in Japan end with boost to right-wing, defeat of center-left opposition. peoplesdispatch.org The opposition coalition of five parties led by the Constitutional Democratic Party suffered a massive defeat, while the ruling conservative coalition led by the Liberal Democratic Party continues to maintain its majority in the National Diet…

Canadian Tire Fire (2021-11-02). Canadian Tire Fire #17: Blockades on Wet'suwet'en Territory, New Occupation in Haudenosaunee Territory, Alton Gas Cancelled, Anti-Trans Bill Introduced in Quebec. itsgoingdown.org cover image: @landbackskyler This week, land defenders reacted swiftly and strongly to the arrest of a Wet'suwet'en hereditary chief. As protests against RBC's involvement in the Coastal GasLink (CGL) Pipeline popped up all over and Six Nations blocked highway 6, Marc Miller accepted his new position as Minister for Crown-Indigenous relations with a mind-boggling and…

Eric Vogt (2021-11-02). Nicolás Guillén llama 'naziparaíso' a la hegemonía de EEUU hace 57 años. peoplesworld.org En 1964, el poeta nacional cubano, Nicolás Guillén (1902-1989) publicó una colección titulada 'Tengo' en la cual apareció el poema 'Crecen altas las flores', el cual, por ser cinco páginas de largo, no podemos reproducir en su totalidad. Este poema arroja mucha luz sobre unas realidades de la vida actual estadounidense, realidades duraderas y dolorosas, …

Peoples Dispatch (2021-11-02). Massive mobilization in Rome protests G-20 summit. peoplesdispatch.org Trade unions, progressive political parties, anti-imperialists, youth/student groups, climate activists, and others participated in the mobilization in Rome to denounce the neoliberal agenda of the 16th G20 summit that prioritize profits over people…

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-11-02). President Maduro Receives International Criminal Court Chief Prosecutor at Presidential Palace. orinocotribune.com Amid high expectations within the country, Karim Khan, prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), has begun a visit to Venezuela. Following his arrival in Caracas on Sunday, October 31, Khan's will embark on a three-day tour of Venezuela. | The official was received this Monday by the head of state Nicolás Maduro Moros at Miraflores Palace, the seat of the Venezuelan government. Venezuelan Minister of Foreign Affairs Félix Plasencia and Vice President Delcy Rodríguez, among other members of the Executive Power, also participated in the meeting. | The ICC Chief Prosecutor's agenda also includes meetings…

Tahia Islam (2021-11-02). CALL FOR VENDORS! Holiday People's Market 2021. peoplesforum.org Skip Amazon and the big box stores, and support local creatives for this year's holiday giving! | The People's Market features local artists, creatives and makers from the 5 boroughs, and beyond. Come learn, share experiences and build community. | We are looking for vendors! Applications due by November 12th, 2021 at 11: 59pm ET. We have limited space and anticipate a large number of applications, so please apply as soon as possible! | ATTENDEES, SAVE THE DATE!

Kris Hamel (2021-11-02). Michigan rally supports striking Kellogg's workers. liberationnews.org The workers have been on strike since October 5 when their contract with the breakfast cereal giant expired.

Wayne Nealis (2021-11-02). Minnesota answers Sudanese people's call for solidarity. peoplesworld.org PAUL, Minn.—Last weekend, the Sudanese community in Minnesota rallied at the state capitol here to protest the coup carried out by Sudan's military leaders Oct. 25. Rally participants responded to the call of the Sudanese diaspora to act in solidarity with those protesting on the streets of the capital Khartoum and cities across Sudan. Rallies …

Isheka N. Harrison (2021-11-02). Philly Becomes First City To Ban Police From Stopping Drivers For Low-Level Offenses. moguldom.com A new law will ban police from stopping drivers for low-level offenses in the city of Philadelphia, making it less likely that motorists get pulled over for "driving while Black." Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney is preparing to sign the Driving Equality Bill into law on Wednesday. The legislation was passed 14-2 by the Philadelphia City …

Mirah Riben (2021-11-02). Ethical Issues in America Infant Adoption. dissidentvoice.org In "The Son My Sister Placed for Adoption Wants to Find Her. What Should I Do?", NY Times, October 26, 2021, Ethicist Kwame Anthony Appiah questions the ethics of confidentiality versus a right to know one's biological ancestry for those separated by adoption. The case at hand involves a woman contacted by the son her …

Isheka N. Harrison (2021-11-02). Rev. Jesse Jackson Hospitalized After Falling At Howard University. moguldom.com Rev. Jesse Jackson has been hospitalized again after falling and hitting his head during a visit to Howard University. "When Rev. Jackson entered a building on campus, he fell and hit his head. His staff took him to the Howard University Hospital where various tests were run including a CT scan. The results came back …

Ann Brown (2021-11-02). Luke Campbell Compares Miami Beach Mayor To KKK Over Policies, Says Liberal Democrats Are Racists. moguldom.com Luther "Uncle Luke" Campbell, the hip-hop star who shot to fame with the raunchy 2 Live Crew group in the 1990s and challenged censorship all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, is upset with the mayor of Miami Beach. Among the policies that have upset Campbell is a ballot measure put forth by Mayor …

Marilyn Bechtel (2021-11-02). Nuclear weapons monitors demand environmental review of new bomb production plans. peoplesworld.org Four public interest groups monitoring the nation's nuclear weapons development sites are demanding the Department of Energy and the National Nuclear Security Agency conduct a thorough environmental review of their plans to produce large quantities of a new type of nuclear bomb core, or plutonium pit, at sites in New Mexico and South Carolina. The …

MEE staff (2021-11-02). Trump: Israel 'literally owned Congress' a decade ago until 'Squad' elected. middleeasteye.net Trump: Israel 'literally owned Congress' a decade ago until 'Squad' elected | Anti-Defamation League accuses former president of antisemitism after remarks during radio interview | Tue, 11/02/2021 – 10: 55 | Trump told AM radio host that US representatives Ilhan Omar and Alexandra Ocasio-Corez "hate Israel" (AFP) | A decade ago,

WSWS (2021-11-02). Jacobin magazine, the Democratic Socialists of America and the collapse of Biden's social reform bill. wsws.org The debacle refutes claims that major reforms could be enacted through the Democratic Party.

Piper French (2021-11-02). California Dems Waver On Rejecting Special Interest Cash. dailyposter.com

WSWS (2021-11-02). Colorado considers emergency "crisis standards of care" in hospitals as COVID-19 spreads rapidly. wsws.org The COVID-19 infection rate has been steadily growing for months as government officials have done nothing to stop the spread of the virus. State officials are now considering emergency triage in hospitals as they reach maximum capacity…

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-11-02). "We are closely examining Mr. Biden's behavior" en.mehrnews.com Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian has said that P4+1 needs to get ready for negotiations based on mutual interests and rights.

WSWS (2021-11-02). Opposition high among Deere workers on eve of second UAW contract vote. wsws.org While there is widespread resistance to the UAW-Deere agreement among workers, financial markets signaled their approval of the contract's terms Monday, driving Deere's stock up nearly 5 percent.

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-02). Canada's Trudeau pushes Ukraine's NATO membership, rails against Nord Stream. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Zelensky, Trudeau discuss Ukraine's NATO membership, Nord Stream 2, visa-free travel President Volodymyr Zelensky and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have discussed the prospects for Ukraine's accession to NATO, the launch of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline and the possibility of visa-free travel for Ukrainians as the President's Office reported. "Volodymyr Zelensky thanked Justin …

WSWS (2021-11-02). FDA approves Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccines for children aged 5—11. wsws.org Pending confirmation by the CDC and the director's approval, school children could begin receiving vaccines as soon as Wednesday.

_____ (2021-11-02). Crusader Victoria Nuland Visited the Camp of the Heretics Leaving With a Clean Sword. strategic-culture.org The United States consciously sent someone who is a living embodiment of Russophobic Soft Power to Moscow to somehow "improve" relations, Tim Kirby writes. | "This time, it's going to happen, they've amassed their forces like never before, if Biden wins they're going to launch the big attack." These apocalyptic words were uttered to me (in Russian) on the eve of the last presidential elections in the United States. The Russian Media both mainstream and alternative were sure that with the rise of Biden "it would finally happen". "It" being a major offensive by Kiev's forces backed either covertly or overtly by NAT…

Anonymous765 (2021-11-02). Locations Of US Carrier Strike Groups — November 2, 2021. southfront.org This is the newest update of the 'U.S. Carrier Strike Groups Locations Map' exclusive series showing the approximate locations of U.S. Carrier Strike Groups. SouthFront: Analysis & Intelligence tracks locations of U.S. aircraft carriers using the available open-source information. No classified information was used in production of the map. | click to see the full-size image | Carrier strike group (CSG) is an operational formation of the United States Navy. It is centered on an aircraft carrier and a carrier ai…

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-02). Glasgow: Zelensky discusses Donbass war with Biden, Stoltenberg. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Zelensky, Stoltenberg discuss situation in eastern Ukraine Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has met with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on the sidelines of the UN climate summit in Glasgow and discussed with him the security situation in eastern Ukraine. *** "On the sidelines of the COP 26 conference, Jens Stoltenberg and I discussed the development …

Anonymous007 (2021-11-02). Russia Needs To Reinforce Its Defenses In View Of NATO's Moves: Russian President Vladimir Putin. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On November 1st, Russian President Vladimir Putin emphasized that Russia needs to beef up its defenses in the face of NATO's moves. | Speaking during a meeting with military officials and arms makers in the southern Russian city of Sochi, Putin specificially noted the deployment of NATO's U.S.-led missile defense components in Eastern Europe and increasingly frequent missions by NATO ships near Russian waters in the Baltic and Black Seas."Even now, a U.S. warship has entered the…

WSWS (2021-11-02). With opposition mounting to sellout deal, IATSE officials call for "unity" wsws.org The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) is trying to push through a contract that would do nothing to end dangerously long work schedules, poverty pay for many workers and the undermining of health and pension benefits.

_____ (2021-11-02). Washington Breaks International Law With Impunity but Forgets the Blowback Factor. strategic-culture.org Biden may believe that drone strikes contribute to justice and peace, but the effects of these atrocities on the wider world cannot be calculated. | On October 29 a Guantanamo Bay prisoner was

WSWS (2021-11-02). Workers Struggles: The Americas. wsws.org Long haul truckers in Brazil stage a national protest strike on October 25 over fuel prices and wages while transport workers in Haiti and Panama staged strikes and protests over deteriorating social conditions.

WSWS (2021-11-02). Republicans back fascist militias threatening school board members, teachers, students. wsws.org Fascist militias and billionaire-backed anti-mask groups continue to oppose public health guidelines and school curriculums as part of the Republican Party's paramilitary operations.

Global Research News (2021-11-02). Selected Articles: "The Official Covid Narrative": When Doctors Attack Doctors, Who Wins? globalresearch.ca By Get off the crazy train. I know, it is scary, it …

Staff (2021-11-02). Counterpunch: Cómo la interferencia de Estados Unidos en Cuba crea una imagen falsa de su sociedad. cubadebate.cu El senador estadounidense Marco Rubio (R-FL) parece estar obsesionado con Cuba. Cada pocos días recurre a las redes sociales o hace comentarios a la prensa sobre su deseo de derrocar a la Revolución Cubana. En los últimos meses, Rubio ha jugado un papel clave en conseguir apoyo para las protestas antigubernamentales en Cuba.

Muhdan Saglam (2021-11-02). Turkey: Hackers allegedly used streaming platform Twitch to launder $10m. middleeasteye.net Turkey: Hackers allegedly used streaming platform Twitch to launder $10m | Hundreds of streamers said to have taken 20 percent cut to help launder money stolen by hackers through credit cards | Tue, 11/02/2021 – 08: 47 | Twitch underlined that the company would continue to identify and remove any streamers found to have engaged in financial practices that were in violation of local laws or Twitch p…

WSWS (2021-11-02). Democrats in crisis over Virginia election. wsws.org The gubernatorial election Tuesday could bring to an end eight years of Democratic Party control of the 12th largest US state and deal a political blow to the Biden administration.

Matthew Rozsa (2021-11-02). Nearly a Third of Republicans Surveyed Are Ready to Support Violence. truthout.org New public opinion research from the nonprofit Public Religion Research Institute, part of its Close to one-third of Republicans in the survey, or 30%, agreed with the statement that "true American patriots may have to resort to violence in order to save our country." That was more than the combine…

David Swanson (2021-11-02). The Climate Crisis Presents a Stark Choice Between Capitalism and Survival. warisacrime.org By Sputnik, November 2, 2021 Climate and Capitalism's Death Drive, Biden Sells Out Working and Poor People, Military Drives Climate Crisis In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Don Debar host of the Weekday World show on Radio Justice LA to discuss the gutting of …

WSWS (2021-11-02). Autoworkers voice support for Deere strikers, warn of UAW treachery: "Hold out as long as you can" wsws.org The struggle at Deere and the outcome of the vote on Tuesday is being closely watched by workers in the US and in other countries.

WSWS (2021-11-02). FDA approves Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccines for children aged 5-11. wsws.org Pending confirmation by the CDC and the director's approval, school children could begin receiving vaccines as soon as Wednesday.

Nadda Osman (2021-11-02). Tributes pour in for iconic Syrian singer Sabah Fakhri. middleeasteye.net Tributes pour in for iconic Syrian singer Sabah Fakhri | The award-winning singer was known for his traditional Syrian songs, which combined Arabic poetry with music | Tue, 11/02/2021 – 12: 28 | Syrian singer Sabah Fakhri performs during the 46th International Carthage festival at the Roman theatre in Carthage, near Tunis in July 2010 (AFP) | Tributes are pouring in for the iconic Syrian singer Sabah Fak…

MEE staff (2021-11-02). COP26: Israel minister gains belated access to global gathering. middleeasteye.net COP26: Israel minister gains belated access to global gathering | Energy Minister Karine Elharrar attends summit after complaint that transportation options for delegates were inaccessible to wheelchairs | Tue, 11/02/2021 – 11: 33 | Israeli Energy Minister Karine Elharrar and Prime Minister Naftali Bennett at COP26 (Social media) | Karine Elharrar, Israel's energy minister, entered the COP26 summit in Glasgow…

WSWS (2021-11-02). UAW and Mack Trucks allowing COVID to spread at Macungie, Pennsylvania plant. wsws.org COVID-19 infections continue to increase at Mack Trucks in Pennsylvania, as the UAW and company keep workers on the job.

Fra Hughes (2021-11-02). Partition — 100 Years of Sectarianism in Ireland. orinocotribune.com By Fra Hughes — Oct 30, 2021 | Modern Irish history has simply been one of subjugation, repression, and tyranny at the hands of the invaders. | In 1921 under threat of immediate and terrible war, Ireland was partitioned against the wishes of the majority of the people on the island. | Britain might have been forced out of 26 counties but they were keeping a foothold on Irish soil by proxy, through their colonial settlers in the six counties in the North East of Ireland. | When Irish men and women won the war for independence and Britain sued for peace, the price of limited autonomous self-rule for Southern I…

WSWS (2021-11-02). UK: Unite calls off Arriva North West bus drivers strike, recommends below inflation pay offer. wsws.org Drivers told the World Socialist Web Site on Saturday that the deal has strings attached. It eliminates bonus pay for working Saturday afternoons, meaning for many drivers it is worse than the offer rejected last week.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-11-02). Onus on Biden to convince world that his signature means smth. en.mehrnews.com In reaction to a US Senator's remarks on Iran, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Khatibzadeh said that Onus is on Joe Biden to convince the international community, including all JCPOA participants that his signature means something.

Anonymous007 (2021-11-02). Two Explosions, Gunshots Rock Area Around Military Hospital In Kabul. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On November 2nd, at least two explosions followed by the sound of gunfire were heard close to the Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan military hospital in the Afghan capital Kabul. | Photographs shared by residents showed a plume of smoke over the area of the blasts. | No comment was initially available from Taliban officials and there was no immediate claim of responsibility. | According to local TV channels, citing eyewitnesses, another explosion followed. A group of suicide bombers…

_____ (2021-11-02). U.S. Brings Underwhelming Climate Record to Glasgow. strategic-culture.org President Joe Biden wants to lecture other countries to make huge commitments to combat climate change while he brings a poor U.S. record to the Glasgow conference, writes Joe Lauria. | By Joe LAURIA | President Joe Biden is at the Glasgow climate summit, carrying with him a 30-year U.S. history of presidents and Congress having taken halting measures to combat the growing threat of climate change. As the world's second largest emitter of climate-change causing greenhouse gases, the U.S. has fallen woefully short. | Starting in 1992, Congress has passed or considered only 13 major pieces of legislation in regard…

Manuel Pérez-Rocha (2021-11-02). Corporations Have the Power to Sue Governments Over Resource Extraction Policies. truthout.org International negotiators are meeting in Glasgow, Scotland to develop solutions to the climate change threat. But one major obstacle to global sustainability will be largely absent from the discussions: the investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) system. | This system gives transnational corporations the power to sue governments over actions — including policies to address climate change — that reduce the value of their foreign investments. Allowing corporations to continue t…

WSWS (2021-11-02). Scranton, Pennsylvania teachers set to strike. wsws.org Some 800 teachers and paraprofessionals in Scranton, Pennsylvania, are set to go on strike Wednesday morning to demand substantial wage increases and block the school district's plan to impose "astronomical" out-of-pocket healthcare expenses.

Rachel Evans (2021-11-02). Video: Feminist walking tour is on again in Sydney. greenleft.org.au Promotional video for the November 7 Feminist Walking Tour in Sydney.

Matt Robson (2021-11-02). A safe haven for Julian Assange in New Zealand. greenleft.org.au An open letter, signed by prominent figures in Aotearoa (New Zealand), is being sent to Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern calling on her to offer Wikileaks founder Julian Assange asylum in NZ, reports Matt Robson.

_____ (2021-11-02). As Turkey Spars With Its Western Bride, the East Nudges Closer. strategic-culture.org By Tulin DALOGLU | Just ahead of the G20 Summit this weekend, where Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US President Joe Biden are expected to meet face-to-face and work on their turbulent relationship, a new crisis has highlighted the extraordinary geopolitical fragility between Turkey, the US and Europe. | The ambassadors of 10 countries — seven from the Council of Europe, including France, Finland, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden, as well as the United States, Canada and New Zealand — released a joint statement on 18 October calling for the release of 64-year-old human…

WSWS (2021-11-02). US flies B-1 bomber over Persian Gulf: "All options on the table" against Iran. wsws.org The Biden administration has stepped up war threats against Iran in the run-up to the scheduled resumption of nuclear talks at the end of this month.

John Pilger (2021-11-02). Justice for Assange is Justice for All. zcomm.org Julian Assange is a truth-teller who has committed no crime but revealed government crimes and lies on a vast scale and so performed one of the great public services of my lifetime…

Amy Goodman (2021-11-02). Absolute Carbon Reduction Is an "Issue of Life and Death" for Indigenous Peoples. truthout.org Countries attending the U.N. climate summit in Glasgow have made new pledges to cut their emissions, but activists say it's not enough to avert the worst of the climate crisis. India has vowed to reduce its carbon emissions to net zero by 2070. Over 100 leaders have agreed to end deforestation by 2030. The United States is announcing a new plan to reduce methane emissions, among other measures. Tom Goldtooth, executive director of the Indigenous Environmental Network, is in Glasgow for the tal…

Jessica Corbett (2021-11-02). Over 700 Groups Demand 'Real Climate Solutions, Not Net-Zero Promises'. zcomm.org "The only way to avoid climate catastrophe is to undertake… deep, systemic, and just transformations of our energy, food, transport, and industrial systems."

Anonymous007 (2021-11-02). China And India To Likely Become Russia's First S-500 Missile Defense System Buyers. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | India and China may become the first buyers of the latest Russian S-500 Prometheus missile defense system, said Dmitry Shugaev, director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation."When this system is delivered to the Armed Forces in the required volume, it will also be possible to supply it for export. We consider India, as well as China, and all those states with whom we have long-standing, partner and predictable relationships, as future owners of this newest system," he said.

MEE staff (2021-11-02). Sudan coup: Israeli delegation visited country in midst of takeover. middleeasteye.net Sudan coup: Israeli delegation visited country in midst of takeover | Israeli delegation, including intelligence officers, reportedly met with deputy head of Rapid Support Forces and others shortly after launch of coup | Tue, 11/02/2021 – 09: 50 | Sudanese anti-coup protesters gather in a street in the capital Khartoum on 30 October 2021, to express their support for the country's democratic transition deraile…

ecns.cn (2021-11-02). Over 2.279 bln COVID-19 vaccine doses administered on Chinese mainland. ecns.cn More than 2.279 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered on the Chinese mainland as of Monday, data from the National Health Commission showed Tuesday.

WSWS (2021-11-02). Military jury calls torture of Majid Kahn "a stain on the moral fiber of America" wsws.org The condemnation by the jurors of Kahn's torture underscores the utter criminality of the Bush administration's "rendition" and "enhanced interrogation" programs, for which no senior officials have been held criminally liable.

Peter Boyle (2021-11-02). World Kobane Day marked in Sydney. greenleft.org.au Supporters of the struggle for peace, democracy and women's rights in Kobane, Rojava, gathered to mark World Kobane Day. Peter Boyle reports.

WSWS (2021-11-02). Recovery 29 whitewashes New Zealand government's cover-up of Pike River mine disaster. wsws.org The television documentary sets out to justify the government's decision to abandon the underground investigation of the 2010 Pike River mine disaster, which killed 29 people, and for which no one has been held accountable.

WSWS (2021-11-02). Harvard's American Repertory Theater designates performance of Macbeth In Stride for "Black-identifying" only. wsws.org This act of racial segregation is deeply reactionary. Prior to the event, the Bay State Banner approvingly described the October 29 performance as "a safe space for Black-identifying audience members to attend."

Andy Kroll (2021-11-02). Welcome to the American Century. tomdispatch.com On February 17, 1941, less than 10 months before the Japanese struck Pearl Harbor and the U.S. found itself in a global war, Henry Luce, in an editorial in Life magazine (which he founded along with Time and Fortune), declared the years to come "the American Century." He then urged this country's leaders to "exert upon the world the full impact of our influence, for such purposes as we see fit." And he wasn't wrong, was he? Eight decades later, who would deny that we've lived through something like an American century? After all, in 1945, the U.S. emerged triumphant from World War II, a rare nation remarkably unr…

MEE, agencies (2021-11-02). Saudi oil firm earns BBC $300,000 despite organisation's net-zero pledge. middleeasteye.net Saudi oil firm earns BBC $300,000 despite organisation's net-zero pledge | BBC director general Tim Davie last month said the broadcaster would pursue a 'deep decarbonisation' strategy | Tue, 11/02/2021 – 12: 48 | A general view of the BBC Studios at the MediaCityUK complex in Salford. BP, Exelon and Phillips 66 are thought to have spent five-figure sums advertising on BBC outlets (AFP)…

Juan Cole (2021-11-02). COP26: Biden first President to Back Sweeping Measures on Climate. zcomm.org For-profit Press lets Denialist Republicans off the Hook…

Binoy Kampmark (2021-11-02). Crystal ball jurisprudence: Day 1 of the US appeal against Julian Assange. greenleft.org.au Binoy Kampmar sums up Day 1 of the appeal hearing against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.

WSWS (2021-11-02). With polls closed at most Deere locals, workers must be on guard against ballot fraud by UAW: Live updates. wsws.org Nearly 10,000 striking Deere workers are voting today on a tentative agreement backed by the UAW, which only released five pages of "highlights" on the deal Sunday.

WSWS (2021-11-02). SEP holds online meeting to fight Australia's new anti-democratic election laws. wsws.org Speakers called on workers and youth to join and build the Socialist Equality Party in order to reject government dictates to "live with the virus" and embrace the promotion of militarism and war.

John Feffer (2021-11-02). Climate Change and the Limits of Economic Growth. zcomm.org If economic growth ushered in this era of climate change, how can economic growth also be part of the solution?>

Frank Andrews (2021-11-02). Sudan: US envoy says military exercised 'restraint' at deadly protests. middleeasteye.net Sudan: US envoy says military exercised 'restraint' at deadly protests | Security forces used live bullets on demonstrators at 'March of Millions', killing three and wounding 100 more | Tue, 11/02/2021 – 12: 45 | A wounded protester is carried during a demonstration in the capital Khartoum against a military coup that overthrew the transition to civilian rule, 25 October 2021 (AFP) | The US special…

Mustafa Abu Sneineh (2021-11-02). Israel budget: Bennett slams opposition as 'desperate' ahead of long-awaited vote. middleeasteye.net Israel budget: Bennett slams opposition as 'desperate' ahead of long-awaited vote | The Israeli budget was a contentious issue that pushed Israel to a snap election in March and Bennett affirmed that his coalition would pass it | Tue, 11/02/2021 – 13: 21 | Israeli Finance Minister Avigdor Lieberman speaks on his cell phone as he attends a plenum session on the state budget, 2 Sept…

Mary Church (2021-11-02). Protests at COP26 Climate Summit Call on U.K. to Block Massive Cambo Oil Field. zcomm.org "We know that fossil fuels need to be phased out long, long before 2050, but this proposal is to keep on drilling oil until 2050"

ecns.cn (2021-11-02). G20 urged to provide more COVID-19 vaccines to poor nations: report. ecns.cn Group of 20 (G20) nations faces growing pressure on offering poor nations more COVID-19 vaccines, said a news report on India's Wion News' online portal Sunday.

WSWS (2021-11-02). Military jury calls torture of Majid Khan "a stain on the moral fiber of America" wsws.org The condemnation by the jurors of Khan's torture underscores the utter criminality of the Bush administration's "rendition" and "enhanced interrogation" programs, for which no senior officials have been held criminally liable.

WSWS (2021-11-02). Chilean government slashes health staff, critical beds as Delta becomes dominant strain. wsws.org These socially criminal policies are in line with demands from international capital that the working class "learn to live"—in fact, die—with the virus for the sake of profits.

ecns.cn (2021-11-02). Tanzania receives 500,000 Sinopharm vaccine doses from China. ecns.cn Tanzania on Monday received the second batch of 500,000 Sinopharm vaccine doses from China, boosting the east African nation's drive to vaccinate its people against the COVID-19 pandemic.

WSWS (2021-11-02). Right-wing New Brunswick government locks out 3,000 education workers amid public sector strike. wsws.org Premier Blaine Higgs has threatened to criminalize the public sector strike with back-to-work legislation, which could be tabled in the provincial legislature this week.

MEE, agencies (2021-11-02). Sudan coup: Hope for path out of crisis in days, says UN envoy. middleeasteye.net Sudan coup: Hope for path out of crisis in days, says UN envoy | Volker Perthes says 'multiple mediation efforts under way' but ousted premier says he will not negotiate with army rulers | Tue, 11/02/2021 – 08: 32 | Several professionals groups reaffirmed their commitment to general strikes on Monday in protest against the coup (AFP) | National and international mediation efforts working t…

WSWS (2021-11-02). Virginia Republican candidate for governor targets author Toni Morrison. wsws.org The Republican campaign of Glenn Youngkin has ended with an effort to remove a book by the Pulitizer Prize-winning author from Virginia's public schools.

_____ (2021-11-02). COP26 Will Showcase False Solutions That Protect Corporate Profits, Not The Planet. popularresistance.org The COP 26 United Nations climate meeting is underway in Glasgow Scotland. Following the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's recent "Code Red" report that proves urgent action is critical, the world is looking at the corporate-dominated COP 26 to do what is necessary. Clearing the FOG speaks with Anne Petermann, executive director of the Global Justice Ecology Project, who says COP 26 is focused on 'false solutions' promoted by large corporations to protect their profits instead of the planet. Petermann describes a new publication, "Hoodwinked in the Hothouse," that explains what these false solutions are…

Markela Panegyres (2021-11-02). New bill aims to end the removal of First Nations' children. greenleft.org.au First Nations children are still being stolen from their family, culture and Country and at an increasing rate. Markela Panegyres spoke to David Shoebridge about a NSW Greens' bill aimed at making this colonial practice illegal.

WSWS (2021-11-02). Worsening economic data coming out of China. wsws.org Figures on factory production fall for the second month in a row after something of a pandemic recovery boom.

David Swanson (2021-11-02). Video: Building Peace, Security and Justice through the Rule of Law and Global Governance. warisacrime.org By World Federalist Movement, Institute for Global Policy, November 2, 2021 Speakers: Mr. Keith Best, Executive Chair, WFM/IGP Mr. Vijay Mehta, Chair, Uniting for Peace Mr. David Swanson, Executive Director, World BEYOND War Mr. Stephen Hockman QC, Barrister at Six Pump Court Chambers Ms. Jennifer Trahan, Professor, New York University's Center for Global Affairs and …

teleSUR, JCM (2021-11-01). Ejército de Nicaragua garantiza seguridad en las elecciones. telesurtv.net El Ejército de Nicaragua desplegará 15 mil efectivos militares durante los comicios generales del 7 de noviembre.

MEE staff (2021-11-01). Lebanon's president calls on Saudi Arabia to restart direct talks. middleeasteye.net Lebanon's president calls on Saudi Arabia to restart direct talks | Kingdom broke off diplomatic relations with Beirut following Information Minister George Kordahi's comments criticising Yemen war | Mon, 11/01/2021 – 19: 00 | Lebanon's President Michel Aoun gives a televised address at the presidential palace in Baabda on 14 October 2021 (AFP) | Lebanese President Michel Aoun has urged Saudi Arabia to restart…

MEE correspondent (2021-11-01). Welcome to Kordahi Street: Lebanese minister lauded by Yemenis weary of war. middleeasteye.net Welcome to Kordahi Street: Lebanese minister lauded by Yemenis weary of war | Though Lebanon's information minister has enraged Saudi Arabia and its allies for criticising the war on Yemen, in Sanaa he has become a local hero | Mon, 11/01/2021 – 15: 06 | A poster of Lebanon's Information Minister George Kordahi on a billboard in Sanaa, Yemen. The text reads: 'Yes George, Yemen's war is…

Anonymous007 (2021-11-01). In Search Of Escalation: Ukrainian Armed Forces Destroy Two DPR Infantry Fighting Vehicles. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On October 28th, Ukraine's Armed Forces destroyed two armored fighting vehicles, part of the Donetsk People's Militia near the contact line. | Footage of the incident was published by a member of the Ukrainian volunteer battalions, Roman Donik on his Facebook account on the evening of October 30th. | The intelligence of the 93rd OMBR of the Armed Forces of Ukraine "Kholodny Yar" noticed three infantry fighting vehicles, which the DPR forces drove to the front line in violati…

Rainer Shea (2021-11-01). All Communists Must Properly Grasp Geopolitics in Order to Win. orinocotribune.com By Rainer Shea — Oct 28, 2021 | The global class and anti-colonial war is a conflict that the imperialists have been able to rig at every turn. In the era of imperialism, where capital has gotten its tentacles into virtually every corner of the planet, those who seek to supplant capital must at all times carefully anticipate the next maneuvers of the forces of counterrevolution. This is because for as long as imperialism remains dominant, for as long as monopoly capital and finance capital have more leverage than the revolutionaries, the revolutionaries must navigate global markets. | This requires compromis…

Alexa Pantuck (2021-11-01). Immigrant rights activists in Los Angeles demand: Ignore the Parliamentarian! liberationnews.org The rally was a reminder that organized mass struggle is the key to liberation and that a diverse, multicultural, and internationalist labor movement is essential for working class gains.

Special to People's World (2021-11-01). Historic U.S.- Cuba cultural exchange coming to NYC. peoplesworld.org Chicago's iconic HotHouse announced they are proud to be a producer of the momentous cultural exchange "A Function at the Junction: Ancestral Bridge, Musical Streams" / "Una Función en el Cruce: Puente Ancestral, Corrientes Musicales," an historic and collaborative, multimedia event presented live and via exclusive online broadcasts. The first event of the series will …

teleSUR, JCM, SH (2021-11-01). Accidente en una cueva en Brasil deja nueve bomberos muertos. telesurtv.net Alrededor de 75 bomberos y socorristas trabajaron durante todo el día en las labores de búsqueda y rescate en el lugar de los hechos.

_____ (2021-11-01). There Is No 'National Security' Solution To The Climate Crisis. popularresistance.org On October 21, the Biden administration released a suite of reports aimed at showing how climate change poses a "national security" threat, and how institutions like the Pentagon and the Department of Homeland Security plan to respond. The analyses are meant to demonstrate a commitment to action: A statement from the White House proclaims that the reports will "serve as a foundation for our critical work on climate and security moving forward." As the president's own civilian climate change provisions in the Build Back Better package were being gutted, the report sent the message that national security institutio…

Sharon Zhang (2021-11-01). Sanders Says He's Still Working to Get Drug Price Plan Into Reconciliation Bill. truthout.org On Sunday, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) said that he is still fighting to incorporate his plan to expand Medicare and allow the program to negotiate drug prices into the Build Back Better Act. | "I spent all of yesterday on the telephone,"

Ebony Slaughter-Johnson (2021-11-01). How the Texas abortion law's faulty legal text could self-destruct. nationofchange.org Texas has opened a multidimensional Pandora's box that threatens marginalized communities across the country.

A Guest Author (2021-11-01). Miami defenders rally for release of twice-kidnapped Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab. workers.org By Lauren Smith Bulletin: On Nov. 1 U.S. District Judge Robert Scola dropped all but one money laundering charge against Alex Saab, but the one remaining count of "conspiracy to commit money laundering" carries a maximum sentence of 20 years. Saab continues to be denied access to legal counsel and . . . |

Zhang C, Li T. (2021-11-01). ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Mimic. jamanetwork.com This case report presents the electrocardiographic findings in a woman in her 60s with hypertension who presented to the emergency department with sudden-onset chest pain and tachycardia.

Editor (2021-11-01). It's time to bury the 'chop'. workers.org Baseball — long touted as "America's National Pastime" — has just given millions of people around the world a horrifying look at the raw settler-colonial racism on which the U.S. is founded. Game 1 of the World Series in Houston's Minute Maid Park, Oct. 26. This year the National League . . . |

Hanayneh S, Goel R. (2021-11-01). Do Not Dismiss That Wenckebach. jamanetwork.com This case report presents electrocardiographic findings in a patient in their mid-70s with recurrent syncopal attacks and a history of hypertension.

_____ (2021-11-01). US Military Jurors Decry Guantanamo Detainee Torture. popularresistance.org Seven United States military officers have written a letter urging clemency for Guantanamo Bay detainee Majid Khan, calling his account of torture at so-called CIA black sites a "stain on the moral fiber of America". | The seven officers were part of an eight-member military jury that on Friday issued a sentence of 26 years in prison to Khan for his support of al-Qaeda in the wake of the September 11 attacks. Khan had previously pleaded guilty in 2012 to serving as a courier for the group and helping to plan attacks. | The letter from the officers, which was sent to a senior official reviewing the case, was publi…

jamanetwork (2021-11-01). Error in Author Affiliation. jamanetwork.com In the Original Investigation titled "Association of a Community Campaign for Better Beverage Choices With Beverage Purchases From Supermarkets," published in May 2017 in JAMA Internal Medicine, the affiliation was incorrect for author Xun Li, PhD. This article was corrected online.

Emily Von Gerichten (2021-11-01). PSL San Diego hosts letter writing event for 5 Palestinian political prisoners. liberationnews.org PSL of San Diego and others gathered: to show solidarity for five unjustly jailed Palestinian-Americans known as the Holy Land Foundation Five.

Wang MC, Shah NS, Carnethon MR, et al. (2021-11-01). Age at Diagnosis of Diabetes by Race and Ethnicity in the US. jamanetwork.com This cross-sectional study uses data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey to assess age at diagnosis of diabetes by race/ethnicity in the US from 2011 to 2018.

Jaume Plumb-Planas (2021-11-01). Four years after Charlottesville violence, Unite the Right organizers face legal consequences. peoplesworld.org CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.—On August 11 and 12, 2017, white supremacist terror transformed Charlottesville from a quiet college town, whose rowdiest events were college basketball games, to a horrific scene reminiscent of the early 1900s. Neo-Nazis were in town for the Unite the Right (UTR) rally protesting the removal of a statue of Confederate traitor Robert E. …

Paul Dobson (2021-11-01). 'Mega-election' Campaign Kicks Off in Venezuela. venezuelanalysis.com The European Union has also deployed its observer team which will be joined by others including the Carter Center and CEELA closer to the day.

Clarfield A. (2021-11-01). A Tale of 2 Epidemics—Reply. jamanetwork.com In Reply I thank Dr Sutton very much for her kind words about my article. It is interesting that early in the COVID-19 pandemic her grandmother found COVID-19 less frightening than the polio pandemics she had lived through in that, as she pointed out, the former does not tend to attack children. In my view, she was expressing an admirable level of altruism still common among many older persons. Given her age, Dr Sutton's grandmother was herself at high risk for illness, admission to hospital, and death from COVID-19. Yet she was concerned much more for the younger generations than for her own. Furthermore, Sutton…

_____ (2021-11-01). Dear President Biden: Release Leonard Peltier. popularresistance.org We write to request the expedited release of American Indian elder Leonard Peltier, who is 77 years old and who has served more than 44 years in federal prison, some in solitary confinement, in numerous prisons across the United States. | He suffers from severe health conditions, such as diabetes and an abdominal aortic aneurysm that can be lethal if ruptured. The Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a national response to the COVID-19 pandemic authorizing the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to release elderly inmates and those with underlying health conditions from federal prisons. | Mr. Peltier is currently impri…

Katie Miernicki (2021-11-01). Political prisoner movement wins victories for 'Maroon' Shoatz, David Gilbert. liberationnews.org 78-year old Russell "Maroon" Shoatz was freed from prison Oct. 26 on the basis of compassionate release. And on the same day, 77-year old David Gilbert was granted parole and will be released at the end of November.

Kato H, Jena AB, Figueroa JF, et al. (2021-11-01). Association Between Physician Part-time Clinical Work and Patient Outcomes. jamanetwork.com This cross-sectional study examines the association between the number of days worked clinically per year by physicians and patient mortality.

Isheka N. Harrison (2021-11-01). NABJ Atlanta Journalist Jovita Moore Passes Away From Brain Cancer At 54. moguldom.com Beloved award-winning journalist Jovita Moore died Thursday, Oct. 28, nearly seven months after being diagnosed with glioblastoma, one of the most aggressive forms of brain cancer. She was 54. "It is with a broken heart that we announce the passing of Channel 2‚Ä≤s Jovita Moore," reported WSB-TV 2, the Atlanta station where Moore was one …

Matt Sedlar (2021-11-01). øEstados Unidos como paraíso fiscal? El caso del presidente ecuatoriano Guillermo Lasso. cepr.net El gobierno de los Estados Unidos tiene todas las claves para descubrir la verdad sobre las finanzas ocultas de Lasso.

Halpern SD, Chowdhury M, Bayes B, et al. (2021-11-01). Effectiveness and Ethics of Incentives for Research Participation. jamanetwork.com This trial examines whether incentives improve enrollment in real randomized clinical trials or serve as undue or unjust inducements.

Jolie McCullough (2021-11-01). Constitutionality of Texas governor's 'catch and jail' immigration policy challenged. peoplesworld.org This story is reprinted from The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans—and engages with them—about public policy, politics, government, and statewide issues. The article originally appeared here. More than two dozen Democratic members of Congress called on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. attorney general to investigate legal problems that …

Indianapolis Liberation Center (2021-11-01). Free Titan Kelly, wrongly convicted for returning expired tear gas to crooked cops! liberationnews.org Add your name to the petition.

Emily Von Gerichten (2021-11-01). PSL San Diego hosts letter writing event for five Palestinian political prisoners. liberationnews.org PSL of San Diego and others gathered: to show solidarity for five unjustly jailed Palestinian-Americans known as the Holy Land Foundation Five.

Gupta S, Yadav A, Gupta A. (2021-11-01). A Young Man With Wide Complex Tachycardia. jamanetwork.com This case report describes a man in his 20s who presented to the emergency department with intermittent palpitations for 2 days and no history of chest pain, dyspnea, congestion, or fever. What is your diagnosis?

Falvey JR, Cohen AB, O'Leary JR, et al. (2021-11-01). Association of Social Isolation With Disability Burden and 1-Year Mortality Among Older Adults With Critical Illness. jamanetwork.com This cohort study of participants in the National Health and Aging Trends Study examines the association of social isolation with disability burden and mortality for older adults with critical illness.

John R. Platt (2021-11-01). The fossil fuel divestment movement is on fire. peoplesworld.org The decades-long push to get large investment funds to pull their money from destructive oil, gas, and coal has made several major leaps forward in the past month. One of the biggest occurred Oct. 18 when the Ford Foundation, a nonprofit built on profits from the combustion engine, announced it would divest its endowment from fossil fuel …

Ngo S, Kim AS, Chiong W. (2021-11-01). Evidence for the Ethics of Incentivizing Clinical Trial Enrollment? jamanetwork.com In clinical research ethics, using monetary incentives for clinical trial enrollment has been controversial. Proponents argue that such incentives can accelerate recruitment in socially beneficial clinical trials, address problems of diversity and external validity in research participation, and appropriately compensate participants for trial-related burdens. However, many institutional review boards have limited the use or magnitude of such incentives out of concern that they could unduly influence prospective participants or unjustly shift the burdens of research participation to people with lower income levels…

RT (2021-11-01). US Extradition: "If Julian Assange Dies, He Would Have Been Tortured to Death!" — Nils Melzer. dissidentvoice.org We speak to the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer on the trial of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. He discusses his assessment that Julian Assange has been psychologically tortured by UK authorities, why it has become harder for the UK courts to refuse the US extradition request, the parallels between the video of the …

Cao Y, Liang L, Wu H. (2021-11-01). ST-Segment Elevation With Peritoneal Dialysis. jamanetwork.com This case report examines echocardiogram findings in a man with a history of chronic kidney disease, peritoneal dialysis, and myocardial infarction who presented with heart palpitations and severe weakness of the upper and lower extremities.

Staff (2021-11-01). Venezuela Reports 794 New COVID-19 Cases on Saturday. orinocotribune.com On Saturday, October 30, Venezuela recorded 794 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, of them, 792 were of community transmission and 2 were imported from Panama with entry through the state of La Guaira. This was reported by Executive Vice President Delcy Rodríguez. | Through her Twitter account, Rodríguez, the head of the Presidential Commission for the Prevention and Control of COVID-19, reported that the community cases of the day were registered in 20 states: Carabobo (184), Lara (144), Yaracuy (101), Miranda (84), La Guaira (76), Caracas (64), Zulia (55), Trujillo (22), Sucre (15), Aragua (14), Barinas (…

Ganguli I, Morden NE, Yang C, et al. (2021-11-01). Low-Value Care at the Actionable Level of Individual Health Systems. jamanetwork.com This cohort study uses Medicare data to measure and report low-value care use across and within individual health systems and identify system characteristics associated with higher use.

Goodwin JS. (2021-11-01). Outcomes of Care by Hospitalists. jamanetwork.com In this issue of JAMA Internal Medicine, Kato et al assessed readmission and mortality rates in patients cared for by hospitalists, stratifying the hospitalists by how many days in a year they billed for services. Patients with hospitalists who worked fewer days had higher mortality, while readmission rates were not associated with how many days the hospitalist saw patients in the year. The association of number of working days with mortality was independent of hospitalists' age and gender, and of the teaching status of the hospital, while there was a trend for a larger association among patients with more severe…

_____ (2021-11-01). Nabisco Workers Hope Strike Inspires Others. popularresistance.org A month-long strike by Nabisco workers beat back the snack-maker's bid to introduce a two-tier health care plan and switch them onto 12-hour shifts. Employer contributions to workers' 401(k) plans will be doubled. | One of the biggest issues in the strike was the company's effort to do away with premium pay for weekend shifts and work after eight hours. The company wanted to put all workers on an Alternative Work Schedule consisting of 12-hour days, paid at straight time. | "The big issue for me is I just can't do the 12 hours," said April Flowers-Lewis, who's been at the Chicago plant for 27 years. "Because the…

Rann Miller (2021-11-01). Ignorance As Bliss: Dismantling Racism And Anti-Blackness Requires Education. moguldom.com A California school district has suspended a math teacher for mocking indigenous Americans by wearing a fake headdress and "performing" a dance around the classroom. A video taken by a student in the classroom was posted to Twitter with comment. Sadly, there is more video of this debauchery in the classroom. While there are questions that …

Ann Brown (2021-11-01). Former Harlem Drug Kingpin Murdered, Became US Government Informant And Served Time. moguldom.com Drug kingpin Alberto "Alpo" Martinez, whose reign was portrayed in the cult classic film "Paid In Full," was killed in a New York City drive-by shooting early Sunday morning in Harlem after serving decades in prison for murder — and being in a witness protection program for testifying against his associates. The former Harlem hustler, …

_____ (2021-11-01). Day Of The Dead Protest In Front Of Nancy Pelosi's House. popularresistance.org The coffin they carried was fake, but the "68000" painted on it, the number of deaths suffered in the U.S. this year because of lack of health care, is all too real. | In a Day of the Dead protest, protesters gathered in a slight drizzle at San Francisco's Alta Plaza Park and marched to Speaker Nancy Pelosi's house, a few blocks away. The signs they carried declared health care to be a human right and demanded Medicare for All. One, carried by "Red Berets" was an American flag with the year other countries had instituted national health care written on the stripes. "WHAT ABOUT US?" was on the bottom line. | One…

Freddy Cruz (2021-11-01). Lifting Up "The Voices of the Good Guys": A Q&A with Sounds Like Hate's Newest Host. splcenter.org Yvonne Latty, author, journalist, and professor at New York University's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, joins SPLC's Sounds like Hate podcast team for season three.

Anonymous Contributor (2021-11-01). For the Day of the Dead Indigenous Prisoner Marcelino Ruíz Gómez Remembers Those Who Have Fallen in the Struggle. itsgoingdown.org Communique from Indigenous prisoner in struggle, Marcelino Ruíz Gómez, remembering the compañerxs who have died struggling for a better world To the Zapatista Army of National Liberation To the National and International Civil Society To the National Indigenous Congress To the Indigenous Governing Council To the Media To the Believers To the People of Mexico…

In Contempt (2021-11-01). In Contempt #10: Anarchist & Antifascist Prisoner News, Political Prisoners Released, George Floyd Repression Updates. itsgoingdown.org photo: @AshAgony Welcome to the tenth installment of In Contempt, your monthly one-stop shop for state repression news, political prisoners birthdays and updates, and information about how to support those being targeted by the State in the aftermath of the George Floyd rebellion. With so much to cover, let's dive right in! Political Prisoner News…

Simon J, Panzer J, Sinsky CA. (2021-11-01). Use and Misuse of Quality Indicators of Excessive Screening. jamanetwork.com In Reply We thank Dr O'Hanlon for the thoughtful commentary on our Research Letter. We agree that clinical practice guidelines are not the same as performance measures (PMs) and that there may be nuances of clinical care that influence screening practices beyond PM specifications. The literal implementation of recommended screening intervals within clinical practice guidelines into PMs, without adjustment for practical considerations, contributes to the excess screenings we identified. Our definition of excessive was not derived from the PM interval. For example, the Uniform Data System measure for tobacco use is…

O'Hanlon CE. (2021-11-01). Use and Misuse of Quality Indicators to Characterize Screening as Excessive. jamanetwork.com To the Editor: I write in response to the article by Dr Simon and colleagues. The authors estimated rates of supposedly excessive screening, ie, more often than recommended screening frequencies derived from performance metrics used for quality measurement and/or incentives. The accompanying Editor's Note summarized excessive screening as being "performed when not recommended." However, quality indicators (QIs) are not care recommendations.

Ann Brown (2021-11-01). Feds Bust Veteran LAPD Officer Dealing Cocaine, Used Informant. moguldom.com A 21-year veteran Los Angeles Police Department officer and his confidential informant have been arrested on federal drug trafficking charges. The officer, John Abel Baca, is a 45-year-old member of the Inglewood Police Department and a police union representative. He was arrested on Oct. 21 after a federal grand jury returned a two-count indictment charging …

Lee NJ, Chidester JP, McGuire DK. (2021-11-01). Syncope in a Middle-aged Man. jamanetwork.com This case report discusses the electrocardiographic findings of a man in his 40s with hypertension who presented to the emergency department after becoming unresponsive during descent on a commercial flight.

_____ (2021-11-01). World Gathering Of Peoples For Our Mother Earth. popularresistance.org The climate crisis is one of the gravest global threats that we face in the defense of life, which places our own existence and of our Mother Earth's at risk. | The current anthropocentric model, which places human beings above nature and other living beings, has produced the current climate crisis and it is modifying the vital cycles of Mother Earth, causing the collapse of many ecosystems, the extinction of species, the change of ways of life of hundreds of millions of people all over the world, expanding hunger and poverty in the world and an increasing climate migration. | We express the urgency of building a…

Roz Foyer (2021-11-01). Scottish union leader: Politicians' COP26 promises require worker power to come true. peoplesworld.org GLASGOW—As some world leaders descend on Glasgow (and others stay away), our city will host a summit that has no treaty to agree but which will nevertheless be closely scrutinized to see whether the world, particularly those who run its dominant economies, are showing any signs of facing up to the crisis that is engulfing …

Tom Conway (2021-11-01). Hospitals at risk of collapse, workers pull 14 — 16 hour shifts. peoplesworld.org So many people with COVID-19 sought treatment at Providence St. Mary Medical Center in recent months that the hospital triaged patients outside the facility and set up a makeshift ward in the main lobby. Many workers put in 14 and 16-hour shifts to keep the Southern California facility operating during the crisis, with some comforting the …

Schenker Y, Althouse AD, Rosenzweig M, et al. (2021-11-01). Effect of Primary Palliative Care Intervention on Patients With Advanced Cancer. jamanetwork.com This cluster randomized clinical trial evaluates the quality of life, symptom burden, and anxiety and depression reported by adults with advanced cancer who were receiving a primary palliative care intervention.

Ann Brown (2021-11-01). Minister Bernice King Goes In On Biden's $450,000 Border Family Proposal: Why Not Consider Reparations For Black America? moguldom.com Unconfirmed reports that President Joe Biden is considering paying $450,000 each to people separated from their families at the southern border over the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy have upset the daughter of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Immigrant families were separated from their children after crossing the border from Mexico into the U.S. seeking …

Dr. Angela Durante (2021-11-01). A Letter to the Vaccinated. globalresearch.ca

Elijah Magnier (2021-11-01). Press TV's Spotlight — Iran-P4+1 Talks. thealtworld.com Iran is questioning the seriousness of the United States, as well as its European counterparts which were signatories to the JCPOA. | This, after the US has issued new sanctions against Iran. And the Europeans have issued a statement telling Iran to change course, regarding its nuclear commitments. | Iran says it is committed to the original deal if all the signatories are, but that it will not renegotiate and talk about any other issues. In other words, Iran's defense and security are not up for negotiations. | Guests: | Sara Flounders | Co-Director, International Action Center | NEW YORK | ———…

Mark Gruenberg (2021-11-01). John Deere UAW members to vote Nov. 2 on tentative pact. peoplesworld.org

Wu H, Cao Y, Liang L. (2021-11-01). Persistent ST-Segment Elevation in a Young Man. jamanetwork.com This case report considers echocardiogram findings in young man with no history of cardiovascular disease who presented with exertional chest distress.

Buetti N, Abbas M, Pittet D, et al. (2021-11-01). Comparison of Routine With Clinically Indicated Replacement of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters. jamanetwork.com This cohort study examines the association between the incidence of peripheral intravenous catheter bloodstream infections and a change in hospital policy from routine catheter replacement to clinically indicated catheter replacement.

Liu JS, Fan EH. (2021-11-01). Toxic Effects of Flecainide With Kidney Failure and Tachyarrhythmia. jamanetwork.com This case report presents electrocardiographic findings in a woman with a history of kidney and ureteral stones and persistent atrial fibrillation who presented with light-headedness.

Craft JF, Ryscavage P. (2021-11-01). Seronegative Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection. jamanetwork.com This Teachable Moment discusses the prevalence of and recommended diagnostic testing for seronegative chronic hepatitis C virus infections.

Juan Cole (2021-11-01). COP26: Climate Disaster Stalks Morocco even as it Strives for Wind, Solar. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — Since the UN Conference of Parties (COP) 26 is meeting in Glasgow this week, we will be looking at climate and energy issues in the Middle East. Today I want to make some remarks about Morocco, which has one of the most ambitious green energy programs in the region, but …

Middle East Monitor (2021-11-01). Palestinian resistance poetry by Mahmoud Darwish. juancole.com By Sayid Marcos Tenório | — ( Middle East Monitor ) — Mahmoud Darwish is the most internationally-renowned Palestinian poet and writer, although still little-known in Brazil. He is the author of 30 poetry books and eight prose books, translated into more than 40 languages, and winner of the Cultural Freedom Prize, the Lannan Foundation …

Sam Pizzigati (2021-11-01). Billionaires' shiny utopias are dulling our democracy. peoplesworld.org Great wealth can do great damage. Grand personal fortunes, we've come to understand, can menace our democracy and distort our economic life. But these fortunes can also wreak a much more hidden havoc: They can mess up the minds of people who hold them. Great fortunes can leave their owners feeling supremely sure they themselves …

Fight Back (2021-11-01). Spokesperson for New People's Army murdered by Armed Forces of Philippines. fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the following Oct. 31 statement from the Communist Party of the Philippines. | Ka Oris (Jorge Madlos), spokesperson of the New People's Army (NPA), was not killed in an armed encounter. He was ambushed on the road between Impasug-ong town proper and the national highway at 8 pm of Oct 29. He and his medical aide were riding a motorcycle on their way to seek medical treatment. This is according to his wife Ka Maria Malaya. | Ka Oris and aide Eighfel Dela Peña (Ka Pika) were both unarmed when ambushed. Whether they were ambushed while moving or were accosted and thereafte…

Mustafa Abu Sneineh (2021-11-01). Israel: Palestinian prisoners' hunger strike against detention reaches 100 days. middleeasteye.net Israel: Palestinian prisoners' hunger strike against detention reaches 100 days | Miqdad Al-Qawasmi and Kayed al-Fasfous have been on hunger strike for over 100 days protesting their imprisonment without charges or trial by Israel | Mon, 11/01/2021 – 12: 46 | Palestinian prisoner Kayed al-Fasfous with his mother Fawzia at an Israeli hospital while being on hunger strike for over 1…

Staff (2021-11-01). Headlines for November 1, 2021. democracynow.org World Leaders, Activists Descend on Glasgow for COP26 as Future of Humanity Hangs in the Balance, G20 Members Agree to Minimum Corporate Tax Rate, Vaccines Push, Make Little Progress on Climate, Global COVID Death Toll Tops 5 Million; FDA Approves Vaccines for 5- to 11-Year-Olds, SCOTUS Rejects Religious Objection to Vaccine for Maine Health Workers; NYC Mandate Takes Effect, Biden Admin Issues New Memo to End "Remain in Mexico" as Migrant Caravan Takes Break on Trek to U.S., Veteran Reporter Fredy López Arévalo Is at Least the Ninth Murdered Journalist in Mexico This Year, 10 People Killed in Marib Fighting as 2…

Kelly Sims Gallagher (2021-11-01). How to meet America's climate goals: 5 policies for Biden's next climate bill. nationofchange.org Together they would reassure the world that the United States can honor its climate commitments.

Editor (2021-11-01). World gathering of peoples for our Mother Earth and against the climate crisis — conclusions document. mronline.org We are children of our Mother Earth, and as such we must take care of her and protect her, respecting her rights and fulfilling our duties and obligations to protect Mother Earth as a living and sacred being.

_____ (2021-11-01). The Dirty Dozen Documents Of Big Oil's Secret Climate Knowledge. popularresistance.org "Did we aggressively fight against some of the science? Yes," said ExxonMobil lobbyist Keith McCoy. "Did we join some of these 'shadow groups' to work against some of the early efforts? Yes, that's true. But there's nothing illegal about that." | These are the words McCoy was caught saying on a secretly recorded video released by Unearthed, Greenpeace U.K.'s investigative journalism arm, and the British Channel 4 News this summer exposing how the oil giant and lobby groups such as the American Petroleum Institute seed doubt about climate change and undermine legislation to stop global warming. | These revelations…

MEE staff (2021-11-01). Sudan coup: Bashir-era foreign minister re-arrested day after release. middleeasteye.net Sudan coup: Bashir-era foreign minister re-arrested day after release | The release of Ibrahim Ghandour and several other Bashir allies in recent days had come under criticism from opponents of military rule | Mon, 11/01/2021 – 10: 36 | Speaking to Middle East Eye on the day he was released, 31 October 2021, Ghandour said: 'We should all jump over our personal grievances.' (Screengrab) | Ibrahim Ghandour, head…

Anonymous103 (2021-11-01). Iranian Navy Prevented Pirate Attack In Gulf Of Aden. southfront.org Illustrative Image | According to Iranian media, Iran's Navy thwarted a pirate attack on an oil tanker sailing for the Gulf of Aden, south of Yemen and past the Red Sea on November 1. | According to the reports, the tanker was heading to the Bab-el Mandeb Strait, when four boats, each carrying six armed pirates on board, attempted to hijack it. The attackers were scared by the warning shots of an Iranian Navy squad aboard the vessel. | Iranian forces are repelling pirate attacks on their ships on a regular basis. The last su…

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-01). F-15s return to Bulgarian, Romanian air bases, link up with U.S. guided-missile destroyer in Black Sea. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Strike Eagles return to Bulgaria and Romania for second forward dispersals of Castle Forge U.S. F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft from the 336th Fighter Squadron, 4th Fighter Wing…have returned to Borcea Air Base, Romania, and Graf Ignatievo AB, Bulgaria, for the second phase of forward dispersals supporting operation Castle Forge, a U.S. Air Forces Europe-Air Forces …

Editor2 (2021-11-01). US Lawyers Argue Assange Healthy Enough to be Sent to His Death. orinocotribune.com By Richard Medhurst — Oct 29, 2021 | Criminalizing journalism: The United States puts Assange's mental health on trial at the High Court, while offering worthless assurances that cannot be trusted. | This week at the High Court in London, US lawyers appealed against a UK judge's decision in January not to extradite Australian journalist and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Baraitser blocked the extradition on grounds it would be oppressive to his health, and that US prison conditions are too inhumane. Accredited journalist Richard Medhurst reports: | Some background information first: Assange's extradition…

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-01). U.S., NATO accuse Russia of building up troops…on its own territory: Washington Post. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com United States, Europe claim Russia building up troops on border with Ukraine Officials in the United States and Europe in recent weeks have noted a buildup of troops on the border with Ukraine…. "The renewed movements of Russian forces in the area come as the Kremlin embraces a harder line on Ukraine," the Washington Post …

Staff (2021-11-01). Rich Countries Bring "Tough Talk on Climate" to COP26 But No New Plans or Money to Curb Global Emissions. democracynow.org As U.S. President Joe Biden and other world leaders gather amid massive protests in Glasgow for COP26, the U.N. Climate Change Conference, we look at the growing pressure on countries to limit global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius and avert the most damaging effects of the climate crisis. Leaders of the G20, representing the 20 wealthiest nations, gathered ahead of COP26 and pledged to do more to curb emissions but offered few specifics on reaching that goal, despite representing the countries responsible for about 80% of greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere. "What we're seeing here is lots of t…

Anonymous103 (2021-11-01). Turkish Drones Pounding SDF Positions In Northern Syria For Third Day In Row. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On November 1, local sources reported that a Turkish drone had targeted an SDF military checkpoint in Syria's Raqqa Governorate. If confirmed, this is the third Turkish drone attack over the past 3 days. | The strike reportedly hit the vicinity of the village of Bir Arab, west of the town of Tal Abyad, killing 4 SDF fighters and 2 soldiers the Syrian Arab Army. | The SAA positions and a Russian observation po…

Anonymous007 (2021-11-01). U.S. 6th Fleet Flagship USS Mount Whitney Moves Toward The Black Sea, Days After USS Porter Arrived. southfront.org The flagship of the US Navy's Sixth Fleet, the USS Mount Whitney, is sailing to the Black Sea, the US…

teleSUR (2021-11-01). Protests to Escalate in India if Mody Keeps Anti-Farmers Laws. telesurenglish.net On Monday, the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) warned that Indian farmers will blockade New Delhi city if Prime Minister Narendra Modi does not repeal his pro-corporate land laws by Nov. 26. | RELATED: | "From Nov. 27 onwards, farmers will drive their tractors from villages to protest sites surrounding Delhi. With solid fortifications, they will strengthen the movement," the BKU leader Rakesh Tikait said, as reported by Industan Times.

Anonymous007 (2021-11-01). Protests In Sudan Continue As Junta And Civilian Officials Mull "Compromise Solution" southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Protests in Sudan are continuing, as protest leaders said that they would not stop until the military reverses its recent takeover and hands over the rule of the country to a civilian government. | So far, the death toll of the protests is at least 12 people and hundreds others injured. | The Spokesperson for the Sudanese professional association, Mohammed Yousef al-Mustafa insists those behind the takeover be held accountable."It is either the Military ruling with dictator…

Dr. Pascal Sacré (2021-11-01). 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"

Maxximilian Seijo (2021-11-01). Radical Heterodoxies & Parallel Institutions w/ Mat Forstater. mronline.org Mat Forstater joins Money on the Left to discuss the origins of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT), the vicissitudes of heterodox economics, and the challenges of building alternative institutions in and beyond the academy. As one of the principal architects of MMT, as well as teacher and advisor to many of the more recognized MMT scholars and advocates today, Forstater is perhaps the best equipped heterodox economist to give us the details on the innovative assumptions and arguments that created the firmament for what we now know as Modern Monetary Theory.

Eric Nepomuceno (2021-11-01). Un Brasil espectacular, el de Jair Bolsonaro. globalizacion.ca Brasil se mostró un país modelo en el enfrentamiento de la pandemia de Covid-19. La distribución masiva de inmunizantes lo sitúa en segundo lugar entre las naciones. Existen, por cierto, problemas en la economía. El precio de los combustibles aumentó,…

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