Daily Archives: November 13, 2021

2021-11-13: News Headlines

WSWS (2021-11-13). The political issues in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial. wsws.org The campaign to lionize Rittenhouse is a campaign to legitimize right-wing terror directed against social opposition from below.

_____ (2021-11-13). Regime Change In Belarus — Following The Same Script Used In Syria. popularresistance.org Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, and his Russian counterpart and key ally, Vladimir Putin, have come in for much criticism from the Western media since coverage of the crisis began, with both leaders being accused of 'orchestrating' the current situation, allegedly in a bid to destabilise the EU, and also as a retaliatory measure taken by Minsk in response to EU sanctions imposed as a result of it successfully repelling a Western-backed colour revolution launched against it last August following the re-election of Lukashenko — again, the warmongers who actually created the refugee crisis in the fi…

Sam Pizzigati (2021-11-13). Why are Moderna's billionaires airbrushing scientists out of the vaccine patent picture? nationofchange.org Moderna has now filed for a patent on the key vaccine breakthrough these scientists helped produce.

Roger D. Harris (2021-11-13). Nicaragua Has a Public Relations Problem, Not a Democracy Problem. dissidentvoice.org US President Joe Biden hectored Nicaragua about their November 7 elections accusing them of "a pantomime election that was neither free nor fair, and most certainly not democratic." Three days earlier, the US lavished a $650mil arms deal on Saudi Arabia, a monarchy where they don't even pretend to have elections for higher office. Clearly …

Author Blank (2021-11-13). We need our own party, a labor party. themilitant.com Statement by John Studer, Socialist Workers Party national campaign director, Nov. 10. | The only party that told the truth in the 2021 elections about how working people can fight back against mounting attacks we face today was the Socialist Workers Party. | Our candidates explained the root cause of the crisis — the capitalist rulers, who put their profits above all the needs of land and labor — and how workers can chart a course to take political power into our own hands. They set an example by joining union struggles and building solidarity that is crucial to the outcome and to strengthen the enti…

_____ (2021-11-13). China And Solutions To Climate Change. popularresistance.org Last year, President Xi Jinping, pledged that China's CO2 emissions would peak before 2030, and China would become carbon neutral before 2060. | China has a track history of setting ambitious, nearly impossible goals and then achieving them–often before deadline–so this pledge is significant. Under the CPC, China has already created "an economic miracle" in transforming China into the largest economy in the world. It ended extreme poverty while creating the largest middle class in the world. It has virtually eradicated Covid through non-pharmaceutical methods, while vaccinating up to 20 million people daily, an…

_____ (2021-11-13). Debunking Myths About Nicaragua's 2021 Elections, Under Attack by USA/EU/OAS. strategic-culture.org The US, EU, and OAS are launching a new coup attempt against Nicaragua's Sandinista government, refusing to recognize its 2021 elections. The Grayzone observed the vote on the ground, and dispels myths aimed at discrediting the process. | By Ben NORTON | Millions of Nicaraguans went to the polls on November 7, 2021, re-electing the leftist Sandinista Front and President Daniel Ortega by a large margin. | The Joe Biden administration refused to recognize the results, however. The United States and its allies in the European Union and the Organization of American States (OAS) have instead launched what essentially…

Jessica Corbett (2021-11-13). Senate urged to reject Biden's 'poor choice' for FDA chief over ties to Big Pharma. nationofchange.org "The Senate… must reject Califf's nomination and demand that Biden nominate an individual who has been dedicated to advancing public health."

Brian Williams (2021-11-13). Guantánamo trial exposes brutality of CIA torture. themilitant.com In testimony before a sentencing jury of eight senior military officers Oct. 28, Majid Khan read a statement in court detailing his personal experiences being tortured by the CIA. Khan has been imprisoned for 15 years by the U.S. government at its notorious military facility at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, which it occupies against the will of the Cuban people. | "I thought I was going to die," Khan said, describing the various torture techniques he was subjected to, including beatings, sexual assaults, being chained naked from a ceiling beam for long periods, starved, doused repeatedly with ice water to keep him awake…

Yves Engler (2021-11-13). Military knows it looks bad but works with neo-Nazis anyway. mronline.org The Canadian military seem willing, even eager, to work with neo-Nazis in the Ukraine in order to weaken Russia, something the U.S., NATO and Ukrainian—Canadian groups support.

Staff (2021-11-13). US appeals court rejects Biden's vaccine mandate. rt.com A US federal appeals court has again ruled against President Joe Biden's national vaccine mandate for companies with 100 or more workers, shredding the policy as "staggeringly overbroad" and an abuse of "extraordinary power." | The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a stark rebuke to Biden's vaccine requirement for larger American companies in a

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-13). Kamala Harris ***concerned over border crisis,*** threatens Belarus. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com paradox: a seemingly absurd or self-contradictory statement or proposition.hypocrisy: the practice of claiming to have moral standards or beliefs to which one's own behavior does not conform; pretense.bellicosity: aggression, aggressiveness, assaultiveness, belligerence, belligerency, combativeness, contentiousness, defiance, disputatiousness, feistiness, fight, militance, militancy, militantness, pugnacity, quarrelsomeness, scrappiness, truculence.psychosis: a severe mental disorder in which thought and emotions …

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-13). Polish president, defense minister visit troops near Russian, Belarusian borders. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com President, defence minister praise Polish forces protecting Belarus border The two politicians arrived in the northeastern city of Olsztyn to meet with border guards, police officers and soldiers jointly protecting the Poland-Belarus frontier, news agencies reported. *** The president told reporters that the border forces "are responding to a hybrid attack on the Polish border, …

Richard Horton (2021-11-13). [Comment] Offline: Decolonisation and the demand for a just memory. thelancet.com According to Kehinde Andrews in The New Age of Empire, the deceit of modern science is its claim to stand for a set of universal values in the service of human progress. Andrews is the UK's first Professor of Black Studies. In his view "Whiteness is at the heart of Enlightenment thinking". The values that science affirms are not based on the universal but, instead, on a purely white particular. Today's western descendants of the Enlightenment "are fundamentally incapable of even naming the racism that is the basis of the global political and economic system".

_____ (2021-11-13). Mendeleyev, Witte and the Revival of Russia's Lost Revolutionary Potential of 1905. strategic-culture.org The biosphere's limits only dominate humanity's destiny when we permit the law of the jungle, rather than the law of civilization, to shape our world… as all empires demand be so. | My primary intention in that location was to demonstrate…

Monica E Peek (2021-11-13). [Comment] By any means necessary: why lowering insulin prices is relevant to racial health equity. thelancet.com When young revolutionaries in the 1960s sought to free Black people in the USA from lives of structured racism (ie, the differential access to opportunity, goods, and services by race) "by any means necessary",1 few people imagined this movement might one day include efforts to overcome exorbitant insulin prices. Yet organisations such as the Black Panther Party (BPP) understood long ago how poverty and other structural inequities lead to worse health, and were instrumental in creating a framework for cross-sector collaboration to address health disparities in low-income Black communities.

Prakash Bhuyan, Jennie Medin, Hugo Gomes da Silva, Madhavi Yadavalli, Magnus Nord (2021-11-13). [Correspondence] Just how common is TTS after a second dose of the ChAdOx1 nCov-19 vaccine? — Authors' reply. thelancet.com We agree with Sue Pavord and colleagues about our analysis1 of very rare cases of potential thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome (TTS) after a second dose of ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccine (AZD1222)—that is, that most of the 13 cases do not fulfil the criteria to be catagorised as definite or probable vaccine-induced thrombosis with thrombocytopenia (VITT), as defined by the UK Expert Haematology Panel criteria.2 This failure to meet the criteria for definite or probable VITT is because crucial information regarding clinical and laboratory parameters was missing, which remains the key limitation of assessing…

Ryan Black (2021-11-13). To help Democrats survive 2022, Biden should legalize marijuana right now. nationofchange.org Legalizing marijuana allows President Joe Biden to address important issues without Congressional approval and could help Democrats stave off major losses in 2022.

Phoebe Barnard, William Moomaw (2021-11-13). Six areas where action must focus to rescue this planet. nationofchange.org In the next three decades, the world must dramatically decrease greenhouse gases in the atmosphere to return to a more stable climate.

_____ (2021-11-13). Political Dimensions of Bilateral Ties between the PRC and the DPRK during Spring-fall of 2021. journal-neo.org Throughout 2021, Pyongyang and Beijing continued to actively demonstrate their long-standing traditional friendship by exchanging messages and holding ceremonial events. On February 19, it was reported that Pyongyang appointed Ri Ryong-nam, a former vice-premier in charge of trade policy in North Korea's Cabinet from June 2016 to January 2021, as ambassador to China. Previously, Ri …

_____ (2021-11-13). Nicaragua Has A Public Relations Problem. popularresistance.org Managua, Nicaragua – US President Joe Biden hectored Nicaragua about their November 7 elections accusing them of "a pantomime election that was neither free nor fair, and most certainly not democratic." Three days earlier, the US lavished a $650mil arms deal on Saudi Arabia, a monarchy where they don't even pretend to have elections for higher office. Clearly more than democracy is at issue with the US offensive against Nicaragua. | At issue is what Biden described as "the arbitrary imprisonment of nearly 40 opposition figures since May, including seven potential presidential candidates." An objective investigati…

Amy Husk (2021-11-13). Kellogg's workers strike for 'Equal pay for equal work!'. themilitant.com BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — The Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union negotiating committee voted down a Nov. 4 "last, best and final" set of contract demands from Kellogg's bosses. Since Oct. 5, 1,400 union members have been on strike at four plants — in Omaha, Nebraska; Memphis, Tennessee; Lancaster, Pennsylvania; and here. | The bosses' offer "does not achieve what our members are asking for; a predictable pathway to fully vested, fully benefitted employment for all employees with no concessions," the union said. | Many signs you see on the picket line say, "Equal p…

Andrew Glikson (2021-11-13). The Existential Threat of Global Heating. dissidentvoice.org Once again, the hopes of billions have been raised, only to be dashed, this time by the cruel joke of COP26, the reality being that "By 2030, governments are planning to extract 110% more fossil fuels than their Paris Agreement pledge to limit the temperature increase to 1.5 ∞C above pre-industrial levels would permit". Misrepresentations abound: The United Nations upper …

Author Blank (2021-11-13). Campaign to expand reach of 'Militant,' books, SWP fund. themilitant.com

Binoy Kampmark (2021-11-13). Lying in Public Life: The Scott Morrison Formula. dissidentvoice.org He has some gall. Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison, a person who finds the truth a creature best beaten, shunned and ignored, is now moving into what looks like campaign mode. At COP26 in Glasgow, he sold the world a climate change model that kept company with countries where fumes linger stubbornly, and the fossil …

Editor (2021-11-13). Marx on the metabolic rift: How capitalism cuts us off from nature. mronline.org Marx and Engels were witnesses to and keen analysts of the environmental problems inherent in nineteenth-century capitalism. They wrote about the depletion of coal reserves, the destruction of forests, and, especially, about diminishing soil fertility, which Foster recognizes was the most pressing issue of the day.

Edwin Fruit (2021-11-13). Deere strikers: End divisive two-tier, raise all our wages. themilitant.com WATERLOO, Iowa — United Auto Workers members on strike at John Deere plants in Iowa, Illinois and Kansas, and distribution centers in Denver and Atlanta, rejected the bosses' second contract proposal Nov. 2. | While it contained a higher wage offer and some other concessions, the bosses made no movement on what workers consider a key issue — divisive two tiers in wages and benefits. The majority of workers felt they could win more by continuing the strike. | This Militant worker-correspondent went along with Mark Severs, a member of Teamsters Local 638 in Minneapolis, and met with Kirk Drape, one of t…

Industrial Workers of the World (2021-11-13). Living and Dying on the Factory Floor: An Interview with David Ranney. itsgoingdown.org Interview between David Ranney, author of Living and Dying on the Factor Floor: From the Outside In and the Inside Out, and the Industrial Worker, a publication of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). In his book Living and Dying on the Factory Floor: From the Outside In and the Inside Out, David Ranney…

Janet Post (2021-11-13). Women in Benin win right to choose abortion. themilitant.com After lengthy debate, Benin's parliament voted Oct. 20 to decriminalize abortion during the first trimester of pregnancy. If ratified by the constitutional court, Benin will become the first country in West Africa to legalize a woman's right to choose to have an abortion. | Women's rights organizations have led a long fight to gain this victory. "I am very, very happy that from now on, we can give this right back to the woman, to decide for herself," Angela Kpeidja, president of women's rights group Do Not Be Afraid, told Africanews. | "We have to let women choose," said pro-choice activist Faustine Adjagba. "And…

John Bellamy Foster (2021-11-13). Return of the Dialectics of Nature: Marxian Ecology and the Struggle for Freedom as Necessity —A Discussion of the Deutscher Prize 2020. mronline.org This session is a discussion of the Deutscher Prize Winning Book 2020 'The Return of the Dialectics of Nature: Marxian Ecology and the Struggle for Freedom as Necessity' — John Bellamy Foster…

Joris Leverink (2021-11-13). The "forgotten fight" for prison abolition in France. roarmag.org Abandoned prison in Avignon, France. Jef Wodniack / Shutterstock.com | When I saw that Jaccques Lesage de La Haye had a new book called

Peoples Dispatch (2021-11-13). With attack on Palestinian rights groups, Israel's impunity is on full display. peoplesdispatch.org Raja Shehadeh, Palestinian writer, and activist, and founder of the rights group Al-Haq, talks about the recent Israeli decision to designate six organizations as terrorists…

Rosa Miriam Elizalde (2021-11-13). Why is the US fueling the November 15 Cuba protests? peoplesdispatch.org On September 20, letters began to arrive at eight Cuban municipal or provincial government headquarters announcing the

Roy Landersen (2021-11-13). Sudan protests continue, fight to overturn military coup. themilitant.com Sudanese security forces fired rubber bullets and arrested scores of protesters in attacks against rallies in several cities Nov. 7, part of an ongoing wave of actions against the Oct. 25 military coup led by Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Burhan. Thousands had rallied in the capital, Khartoum, and its twin city of Omdurman, as well as in Wad Madani to the south and in the northern city of Atbara. | In several cities, protesters attempted to build street barricades in response to calls for civil disobedience by the Sudanese Professionals Association. | Police fired tear gas at teachers who "were simply standing on the stre…

Seth Galinsky (2021-11-13). Join SWP to expand reach of 'Militant,' books, fund. themilitant.com The Militant and

Seth Galinsky (2021-11-13). Solidarity with striking miners at Warrior Met! themilitant.com NEW YORK — Led by a contingent of miners from the more than seven-month-long strike at Warrior Met Coal in Brookwood, Alabama, over 400 people marched here Nov. 4 to support the strikers and to protest an Oct. 27 court injunction that bans picketing or other union activity of any kind within 300 yards of the mines. | "In Alabama we've got an injunction that says we can't picket," United Mine Workers of America President Cecil Roberts told the marchers. "We've got an injunction that says we can't talk. We've go an injunction that says we can't gather up. | "I live in America and somewhere I've heard about th…

Staff (2021-11-13). 21N Regional Elections: Smear Campaign Activated — EFE Takes the Initiative. orinocotribune.com The mega-elections to be held on November 21 in Venezuela have a significance beyond the fact of electing candidates for regional and municipal authorities, as they are the first event in several years that will include the participation of a political sector of the country that had preferred to take the path of sabotage of the elections to damage the national institutions. | In this sense, it is not surprising that there are still attempts to sabotage the elections by creating mistrust among the population and playing the abstention card, even though there are only a few days remaining until the event itself, an…

Staff (2021-11-13). Yale researchers detect 'Remdesivir-resistant' Covid mutation. rt.com Researchers have discovered what's believed to be the first Covid-19 mutation resistant to the antiviral drug Remdesivir outside of the lab, according to a new preprint study. | In Though such mutations have been produce…

WSWS (2021-11-13). Scranton teachers union seeks to divert strike with fruitless appeals to the Democrats. wsws.org The unions are seeking to divert and end the first teachers strike since the beginning of the pandemic, organizing a stunt protest outside the state capitol in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, on Wednesday.

WSWS (2021-11-13). Howard University cafeteria workers denounce university efforts to scapegoat students for layoffs. wsws.org Students have denounced the university for allowing mold, vermin infestations, broken heating/air conditioning units and other hazardous conditions in their dorm rooms.

teleSUR, SH (2021-11-13). Joe Biden y Xi Jinping se volverán a reunir el 15 de noviembre. telesurtv.net La reunión del próximo 15 de noviembre responde al interés de Washington de mantener abierta la comunicación con China al más alto nivel.

WSWS (2021-11-13). Murder trial underway in Georgia for three vigilantes who killed Ahmaud Arbery. wsws.org The three men are each facing criminal counts of murder, aggravated assault and attempt to commit a felony in the slaying of the unarmed 25-year-old African American jogger.

WSWS (2021-11-13). German Film Award in Silver for Dominik Graf's Fabian: Going to the Dogs. wsws.org The new film, based on Erich Kà§stner's novel, Going to the Dogs (1931), has had a successful run at this year's Berlin International Film Festival and in German cinemas.

WSWS (2021-11-13). Australian union ends industrial campaign by Victorian mental health workers. wsws.org The mental health workers' dispute has worn the workers down with a long drawn out campaign, driving over-worked traumatised members to the point where they simply caved in.

HMD's The Bridge Project (2021-11-13). Saturday 12/11: Dance on the Front Line: BLM. indybay.org Livestreamed on Zoom…

Poor People's Campaign (2021-11-13). Monday 11/15: We Demand for the People: Economic, Voting & Immigrant Rights! Washington DC Rally w/ PPC. indybay.org Livestream of rally in Washington D.C. and online actions…

Staff (2021-11-13). How Clinton's rape accuser turned Trump supporter. rt.com Juanita Broaddrick alleges that Bill Clinton raped her over four decades ago. She also supported Donald Trump, who like Clinton was accused of assault by multiple women. She spoke to RT's Tara Reade on the apparent contradiction. | Broaddrick was interviewed for Reade's podcast 'The Politics of Survival,' dedicated to the stories of women who came forward to accuse powerful men of sexual misconduct. Both fall into the category, having accused senior Democratic politicians of assaulting them in the past. Reade alleged she was raped by the incumbent US president, Joe Biden, in 1993, while Broaddrick accused form…

Helen Walsh (2021-11-13). Wednesday 11/17: goBerkeley SmartSpace Update Opportunities for Public Input Southside/Telegraph. indybay.org Virtual/Online…

WSWS (2021-11-13). Striking Kaiser workers must take up the fight to eliminate COVID-19! wsws.org Nearly 32,000 nurses and other Kaiser Permanente health workers are set to strike next Monday in southern California, Oregon, Washington state and Hawaii.

teleSUR, SH (2021-11-13). Nicaragua rechaza resolución de la OEA sobre elecciones en el país. telesurtv.net El diplomático nicaragüense condenó que los gobiernos patrocinadores de la resolución han ignorado la situación social y política que atraviesan.

WSWS (2021-11-13). Set worker calls on membership to reject IATSE sellout contract. wsws.org "We've been patient," the worker said. "No more patience. Now is the time. Our strike authorization vote shocked them. Good. Stay shocked. They need to listen to us."

Staff (2021-11-13). Britney Spears finally freed. rt.com A Los Angeles judge has terminated the conservatorship placed on Britney Spears more than a decade ago. The pop singer had called the arrangement "abusive" and fought to take back control of her life. | "As of today, effective immediately, the conservatorship has been terminated as to both the person and the estate," Mathew Rosengart, the pop star's attorney, told reporters outside the courthouse on Friday. "This is a monumental day for Britney Spears." | Spears thanked her fans on Instagram, calling the end of conservatorship her "best day ever." She posted a short clip of herself titled "Finally free!" | <...

Walker Bragman (2021-11-13). YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: Accountability Journalism To The Rescue. dailyposter.com

Michael J Murphy, William Damsky, Matthew D Vesely (2021-11-13). [Clinical Picture] A pruritic psoriatic plaque develops at the donor site of an autologous skin graft: Koebner phenomenon. thelancet.com A 64-year-old man attended our dermatology clinic with a rectangular-shaped pruritic rash on the upper part of his right thigh and oval pink plaques on his right forearm. The patient said that the lesions had developed gradually over the previous few weeks. 3 months earlier, he had developed necrotising fasciitis of his right forearm after a fishing trip; tissue cultures had grown Vibrio vulnificus and an emergency fasciotomy had been done by plastic surgery colleagues. To repair the wound on his arm, a split-thickness rectangular patch of skin had been harvested from the upper part of the patient's right thigh a…

Jacqui Thornton (2021-11-13). [World Report] The Global Drug Policy Index: tracking national drug policies. thelancet.com A new index on global drug policy aims to increase accountability and guide reform, but will it have the influence it desires? Jacqui Thornton reports.

Clean Energy Wire (2021-11-13). As Activists sue, Judges are not waiting on Politicians to rule against Carbon Emissions. juancole.com By Isabel Sutton | — ( Clean Energy Wire) — A string of landmark rulings forcing governments to step up emission cuts have turned the courts into a new and powerful line of defence in the fight against climate change. An increasing number of judges now consider global warming a human rights issue, and therefore …

David Giesen (2021-11-13). Saturday 11/13: Tantamount to those you revile: the walking tour. indybay.org American Youth Hostel | 312 Mason St. | San Francisco | (we meet in the lobby)…

WSWS (2021-11-13). Over 40 killed by floods in South India and Sri Lanka. wsws.org Most affected are working people and the poor, in urban as well as rural areas, who have already been hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and hikes in the prices of essentials.

TripleJusticeCollective (2021-11-13). Saturday 11/20: After Party for: SF Bay Area Climate Crisis People's Assembly. indybay.org Civic Center Park Berkeley CA (at MLK)…

Dongsheng News (2021-11-13). News on China | No. 75. dissidentvoice.org China is now the world's largest exporter of vaccines. China's earlier smog problems caused the Chinese leadership to aim for high-quality economic growth, thereafter easing particulate emissions.

UC Santa Cruz Music Dept (2021-11-13). Saturday 12/4: The UCSC Jazz Orchestra Under Director Charles Hamilton Presents Charles Tolliver. indybay.org UC Santa Cruz Mainstage Theater | Western Entrance, Heller & Meyer Dr | 1156 High St, Santa Cruz, CA 95064…

Leon Kunstenaar (2021-11-13). Extinction Rebellion March Repudiates COP26 "Blah, Blah, Blah" indybay.org March from SF Embarcadero to Aquatic Park with drums and large displays demands environmental action from world leaders…

Nayvin Gordon (2021-11-13). Vital Medical History Denied–Book Whitewashed Class War as Cause of Workers' Illness fro. indybay.org WORKERS struggles written out of medical history | (correction from the last submission)…

WSWS (2021-11-13). Travel nursing demand reaches all-time high amidst nursing shortage and Delta surge should be in pandemic. wsws.org While demand for travel nurses has spiked multiple times throughout the pandemic, the spread of the Delta variant has put an unprecedented strain on staffing levels, causing hospitals to contract out to private agencies.

UFPJ, CODEPINK (2021-11-13). Thursday 11/18: The Costs of War At Home w/ United for Peace & Justice and CODEPINK. indybay.org Online event…

WSWS (2021-11-13). School bus drivers launch wildcat strikes across the United States. wsws.org In recent weeks, school bus drivers in multiple states across the US have engaged in strikes, including numerous wildcat actions independent of the unions, to protest abysmal pay and workloads exacerbated by the pandemic.

Binoy Kampmark (2021-11-13). China, stupidity and Paul Keating. greenleft.org.au Paul Keating has been outspoken against the AUKUS security alliance that, he argues, will break a 'strong proud history of engagement with Asia and including China'. Binoy Kampmark reports.

Helen Walsh (2021-11-13). Tuesday 11/16: goBerkeley SmartSpace Update Opportunities for Public Input. indybay.org Online/ Virtual Event…

Sue Pavord, Marie Scully, Will Lester, Mike Makris, Beverley J Hunt (2021-11-13). [Correspondence] Just how common is TTS after a second dose of the ChAdOx1 nCov-19 vaccine? thelancet.com Prakash Bhuyan and colleagues1 suggest that thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome (TTS) can occur after the second dose of the ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccine (AZD1222). We feel it is necessary to distinguish TTS, which can have a number of causes, from vaccine-induced immune thrombocytopenia and thrombosis (VITT), which has a very specific immune pathophysiology (appendix). None of the 13 individuals reported in their Correspondence1 can be categorised as having definite or probable VITT, using the UK Expert Haematology Panel criteria.

Margaret Rossoff (2021-11-13). Sunday 11/14: Kill the Drill! Banning neighborhood oil and gas drilling. indybay.org Webinar. RSVP to action@sunflower-alliance.org for Zoom link.

WSWS (2021-11-13). Trials begin of former SS guard and secretary at Stutthof concentration camp. wsws.org As in earlier trials, most of the joint plaintiffs are less concerned that the defendants, who are now very old, should receive a heavy sentence and go to prison, than that the brutal crimes of the Nazi regime should come before the courts and be condemned.

WSWS (2021-11-13). Australia's voter ID bill: An historic attack on the right to vote. wsws.org If successful, the bill would force voters to produce identification for the first time since the days of the Eureka Stockade rebellion by gold rush miners in the 1850s.

Staff (2021-11-13). Qué dolor que dolor que pena… (recuerda una vieja canción popular). cubadebate.cu Las redes "sociales" y sus algoritmos, utilizados como drones teledirigidos por las fuerzas del imperio, intentan lograr al peor estilo de Joseph Goebbels que las mentiras tantas veces repetidas se conviertan en verdades. Esto de intentar vulnerar a guayabazo limpio las neuronas hoy ansiosas del pueblo cubano, o al menos de una parte de este, es otro intento de una política fallida.

Nayvin Gordon (2021-11-13). Vital Medical History Denied–Book Whitewashed Class War as Cause of Workers' Illness from. indybay.org Eliminating the concept of class war, a deliberate attempt to bury the history of the worker's progressive role in fighting for better health and health care under the profit system.

Asma Khan (2021-11-13). Does social media affect our lives? indybay.org Female African-American Hip Hop artist, Keldamuzik shared her insight on social media and how it affects lives.

WSWS (2021-11-13). Another UAW executive charged with stealing dues money, as union announces "re-vote" on defeated Deere contract. wsws.org Every additional indictment and conviction only confirms what workers already know, that the UAW is organized and run by an apparatus that benefits from workers' exploitation, takes bribes from the companies and exists for the sole purpose of suppressing the class struggle.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-11-13). US should lift all sanctions imposed in context of JCPOA. en.mehrnews.com Russia will insist on the resumption of full implementation of the JCPOA on the Iranian nuclear program and on lifting sanctions off Iran, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday.

teleSUR, lvm (2021-11-13). Pdte. Díaz-Canel: Cuba está preparada para defender la revolución. telesurtv.net El mandatario cubano aseguró que se encuentran alertas para enfrentar cualquier intento de desestabilizar al país.

WSWS (2021-11-13). Chinese regime rewrites history as Xi Jinping prepares for third presidential term. wsws.org The CCP's reliance on Xi—a bland bureaucrat, who, unlike Mao and Deng, did not experience the upheavals that led to the 1949 Chinese Revolution—derives from political weakness, not strength.

_____ (2021-11-13). Judge Allows Testimony On Impacts Of Climate Change And Role Of Banks. popularresistance.org In a trial that took place on the last scheduled day of the COP 26 global climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, Judge Kerry Taylor allowed the 11 pro se defendants who last June sat in rocking chairs in the main thoroughfare in front of JP Morgan Chase Bank's credit card headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware, to submit testimony about the climate crisis and the role of banks in funding it. | Defendants pursued a "choice of evils" strategy, which under Delaware law allows someone to break the law to prevent a greater "imminent" harm. The prosecutor, who was the arresting officer, kept asking defendants who took the…

teleSUR, lvm, MER (2021-11-13). Gobierno boliviano reitera que oposición busca desestabilizar. telesurtv.net El mandatario boliviano indicó que los mismos que promueven un paro en el país fueron los que participaron en el golpe de Estado de 2019.

Staff (2021-11-13). Amazon's Bezos predicts only limited number of people will get to remain on Earth. rt.com Humanity will move most industry into space and allow only a select few to remain on our planet, which will be turned into a natural resort, according to self-funded space explorer Jeff Bezos. | The Amazon billionaire enthusiastically shared his predictions for what human civilization will look like in the future — with him personally helping to bring that future closer — during a He expects vast cylindrical space colonies spinning to create artificial gravity for million…

WSWS (2021-11-13). Ex-Australian PM denounced for calling for coexistence with China. wsws.org The AUKUS focus on the provision of nuclear-powered long-range attack submarines to Australia marked a naked shift to war preparations, Keating observed.

Juan Cole (2021-11-13). Good Climate News: US will increase Solar Power by nearly 50% in 2022, and add 29 Gigawatts of Wind. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — Both at COP26 and in the U.S. Congress, a lot of attention is rightly focused on what governments are doing to confront the dire challenges of our climate emergency. Ultimately, governments are the only entities with sufficient reach and power to guarantee an energy transition away from fossil fuels. Nevertheless, …

Nadda Osman (2021-11-13). Call of Duty: Video game publisher apologises for 'disrespectful' use of Quran. middleeasteye.net Call of Duty: Video game publisher apologises for 'disrespectful' use of Quran | The depiction of Islam's holiest book in the popular game sparked fierce backlash online | Sat, 11/13/2021 – 11: 35 | A screengrab of the Call of Duty game shows parts of the Quran scattered across the ground (Screengrab/Twitter) | In one scene of the popular video game Call of Duty, torn pages of the Quran are seen scattere…

WSWS (2021-11-13). NATO ratchets up anti-Russian offensive in Poland and Ukraine. wsws.org The US and European NATO powers are relying on far-right proxies with major fascist constituencies to push an aggressive anti-Russian campaign involving the deployment of tens of thousands of troops.

Staff (2021-11-13). Díaz-Canel: Somos una nación de paz y solidaridad, y defendemos nuestra Revolución socialista (+ Video). cubadebate.cu "En paz hemos logrado las primeras vacunas latinoamericanas, en paz hemos inmunizado casi al ciento por ciento de nuestra población, incluyendo nuestros niños y niñas; en paz las escuelas funcionan, y en paz iniciaremos el día 15 otra etapa del curso escolar; en paz nuestra economía se recuperará; en paz continuaremos avanzando con la estrategia económica y social; tranquilos, atentos y seguros. En paz, en el presente y en el futuro, Cuba vive y vivirá".

WSWS (2021-11-13). UAW announces re-vote on "last, best and final" offer which Deere workers already rejected. wsws.org The UAW is engaged in a last-ditch effort to overturn the results of the previous contract rejection and betray the month-long strike by 10,000 workers.

WSWS (2021-11-13). Trump co-conspirator and fascist adviser Steve Bannon indicted for contempt of Congress. wsws.org The grand jury's indictment comes three weeks after the House, in a near party line vote, recommended holding Bannon in contempt for refusing to provide documentation and testify before the Select Committee.

MEE staff (2021-11-13). Iran: Husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe ends 21-day hunger strike. middleeasteye.net Iran: Husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe ends 21-day hunger strike | Richard Ratcliffe ends latest attempt to persuade UK to secure wife's release, saying their daughter "needs two parents" | Sat, 11/13/2021 – 13: 55 | Richard Ratcliffe, the husband of jailed British-Iranian national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, ends his hunger strike outside the UK Foreign Office on 13 November, 2021 after 21 days (Reuters)…

WSWS (2021-11-13). Federal judge gives final approval of derisory settlement for Flint, Michigan residents. wsws.org The $626 million "final settlement" is proclaimed to be "historic," yet seven-and-a-half-years since Flint River water began flowing from their taps, residents continue to be victimized.

Strike Debt Bay Area (2021-11-13). Saturday 12/4: Strike Debt Bay Area Book Grp: "Mine!: How the Hidden Rules of Ownership Control Our Lives. indybay.org

WSWS (2021-11-13). Canada's two largest provinces reject vaccine mandates for health workers. wsws.org Ontario's and Quebec's refusal to adopt this vital public health measure will result in still more unnecessary deaths. It is also a political gift to the far right.

WSWS (2021-11-13). Kellogg's management ratchets up strikebreaking operation. wsws.org As the strike by 1,400 Kellogg's workers enters its sixth week, workers are determined to fight the company's scabbing operation and recoup the losses from the 2015 contract.

Angela (2021-11-13). Saturday 11/13: Free virtual screening of "Children of Shatila" indybay.org

WSWS (2021-11-13). Workers Struggles: Asia and Australia. wsws.org Thousands of Indonesian workers demonstrate for higher minimum wage; Bangladeshi private sector transport workers strike; South Australian health workers impose bans; Country Road warehouse workers strike in Melbourne…

_____ (2021-11-13). Censorship Is the Last Gasp of the Liberal Class. strategic-culture.org By Daniel HAIPHONG | On November 8, 2021, Twitter

Norman Solomon, Jeff Cohen (2021-11-13). Found in Translation: New York Times Says Democrats Shouldn't Challenge Oligarchy. indybay.org Decoding the newspeak…

Sharmila Devi (2021-11-13). [World Report] Sudan coup prompts fresh health and humanitarian fears. thelancet.com Medicine and food could run short as donors halt aid following the military's seizure of power. Sharmila Devi reports.

Editor2 (2021-11-13). Cuba's 2020 Containment of COVID-19. orinocotribune.com By Charles McKelvey — Nov 5, 2021 | Cuba was as prepared for COVID-19 as any nation could be. It formulated a comprehensive plan, with various institutions working together to formulate and implement a plan, prior to the arrival of the virus on the island. As a result, the virus was effectively contained in 2020, with two relatively mild peaks. But in 2021, due to various external and internal factors, there occurred an explosion of cases. This high third peak reached its highest level in August 2021, which now appears to be under control. In both stages of the struggle against COVID, Cuba has demonstrated t…

Staff (2021-11-13). No nos robarán la felicidad ni los colores (+ Texto canción). cubadebate.cu Nadie nos robará nuestra felicidad y tampoco los colores. Nos nos quitarán el blanco que está en nuestra bandera y en su estrella solitaria; el blanco que simboliza la paz que defendemos. El lunes 15 nuestros niños irán felices a sus escuelas con sus camisas blancas de uniforme; nuestros médicos y científicos llevarán sus blancas batas…

Catherine Crockett (2021-11-13). Thursday 11/18: Film & Panel Discussion on Sexual Assault. indybay.org Register for the Zoom link: | tinyurl.com/MPJC-event-11-18-21…

ecns.cn (2021-11-13). Xi calls for dialogue, inclusiveness, integration at APEC meeting. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping Friday urged efforts to practice true multilateralism, stick to dialogue rather than confrontation, inclusiveness rather than exclusion, and integration rather than decoupling, and be resolute in safeguarding the multilateral trading regime with the World Trade Organization at its core.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-11-13). Saudi fighter jets heavily bomb Yemen's Ma'rib prov. en.mehrnews.com Saudi-led coalition fighter jets on Saturday heavily bombed Yemeni city of Ma'rib to prevent the advance of Yemeni Resistance forces in the city.

WSWS (2021-11-13). Brutal repression against striking public employees in Sà£o Paulo, Brazil. wsws.org Municipal workers were demonstrating against pension cuts approved by the City Council, without any reaction from their unions.

Andrew Green (2021-11-13). [Obituary] Stephen Warren. thelancet.com Geneticist who researched fragile X syndrome. Born on Nov 30, 1953, in what was then East Detroit, MI, USA, he died on June 6, 2021, in Atlanta, GA, USA, aged 67 years.

sputniknews (2021-11-12). Kyle Rittenhouse's Mum Says Her Son 'Not a White Supremacist' as She Scolds Biden for 'Defaming' Him. sputniknews.com Kyle Rittenhouse is currently on trial as he faces charges, including murder, for shooting three men and killing two during an altercation at racial justice riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin in August 2020. The 18-year-old remains adamant in denying any wrongdoing and claiming self-defence.

Staff (2021-11-12). Rittenhouse trial judge rules on lesser-charge request. rt.com The judge in Kyle Rittenhouse's murder trial has ruled against a bid by the prosecution for the jury to consider a lesser charge in the shooting of Joseph Rosenbaum — one of two men the teenager is accused of killing. | Rittenhouse's defense rested their case on Thursday after presenting evidence that the then-17-year-old acted in self-defense when he shot and killed two people during violent protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin last year. Prosecutors were seeking to add lesser charges to their case. | However, on Friday, Kenosha County Judge Bruce Schroeder denied prosecutors' arguments that an additional cha…

Ann Brown (2021-11-12). MAGA VC-Turned-Politician JD Vance: Lebron James Is Vile And A Coward For Rittenhouse Comments. moguldom.com Protests erupted on the streets of Kenosha, Wisconsin, when a white police officer shot and partially paralyzed a Black man, Jacob Blake, on Aug. 23, 2020. Ex-police cadet Kyle Rittenhouse, 17, crossed state lines from Antioch, Illinois and traveled to Kenosha with an AR-style semi-automatic weapon and a medic bag. His goal? To protect property after rioters …

Dave DeCamp (2021-11-12). Belarus' Neighbors Warn Migrant Crisis Could Lead to Military Clash. news.antiwar.com Tensions are high in Eastern Europe over thousands of migrants from war-torn countries in the Middle East that are attempting to enter Poland and other EU from Belarus. Now, Belarus' neighbors are warning the crisis The defense ministers from Lithuania, Estonia, and Latvia issued a joint statement warning of a potential military clash. "This increases the possibility of provocations and serious incidents that could als…

WSWS (2021-11-12). The refugee crisis on the Polish-Belarusian border and the danger of war. wsws.org EU and NATO countries are mobilizing troops, whipping up far-right hysteria, and effectively threatening Belarus and Russia with war.

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-12). First British troops deployed to Belarusian border. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Britain has trained over 17,000 Ukrainian troops under Operation ORBITAL and is in charge of the NATO Enhanced Forward Presence battle group in Estonia. ==== Team of 10 UK troops sent to Poland to assist on Belarus border Britain has sent a team of about 10 soldiers to Poland to help Warsaw strengthen its border …

news.un (2021-11-12). Belarus-Poland crisis: Human rights of trapped migrants 'paramount'. news.un.org Amid growing concerns about the plight of migrants, refugees and asylum seekers at the Poland-Belarus border, the UN rights office and UN refugee agency on Friday urged all parties to respect human rights and refrain from using them for political ends.

TASS (2021-11-12). Iraqi embassy in Moscow ready to evacuate from Belarus all Iraqis who wish to get home. tass.com Further details regarding the evacuation will be announced later…

Céline Martelet (2021-11-12). Poland-Belarus: Refugees talk of 'unimaginable suffering' on border. middleeasteye.net Poland-Belarus: Refugees talk of 'unimaginable suffering' on border | Thousands of Iraqis, Syrians, Afghans and Iranians trapped between Belarus and Poland become political pawns in spat between Minsk and Brussels | Fri, 11/12/2021 – 13: 58 | People seeking asylum staying in a camp on the Belarusian-Polish border, 12 November 2021 (AFP) | Eighteen days of "inhumanity" is how Hamza described what he experienced at…

TASS (2021-11-12). Belavia stops accepting Iraqis, Syrians and Yemenis on flights from Turkey to Belarus. tass.com Earlier, given the migration crisis on the Belarusian-Polish border, Turkish Airlines will not sell tickets for flights to Belarus to the residents of Iraq, Syria and Yemen…

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-12). Poland, NATO neighbors want war in northeastern Europe: Belarusian DM. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Poland and neighboring countries want to initiate conflict — Belarusian defense minister Poland and other NATO countries bordering Belarus have been beefing up their military presence at the borders of the republic, and want to unleash a conflict by dragging Europe into it, Belarusian Defense Minister Viktor Khrenin said in a statement on Friday. "It …

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-12). NATO's North Atlantic Council "strongly condemns" Belarus (with Article 5 language). antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Statement by the North Atlantic Council on the situation at the Poland-Belarus border The North Atlantic Council strongly condemns the continued instrumentalisation of irregular migration artificially created by Belarus as part of hybrid actions targeted against Poland, Lithuania, and Latvia for political purposes. These callous actions endanger the lives of vulnerable people. NATO Allies stand …

Yusuf Selman Inanc (2021-11-12). Turkey issues Belarus flight ban to avert migrant crisis with Europe. middleeasteye.net Turkey issues Belarus flight ban to avert migrant crisis with Europe | Ankara bans passengers from Iraq, Yemen and Syria from boarding flights to Minsk following a migrant crisis with Poland | Fri, 11/12/2021 – 11: 15 | Migrants in a camp on the Belarusian-Polish border in the Grodno region on 20 November 2021 (AFP) | The Turkish Civil Aviation Authority announced on Friday that citi…

sputniknews (2021-11-12). Poland and Lithuania Using Migration Crisis to Obtain Funds From EU, Belarusian Diplomat Says. sputniknews.com UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) — Poland and Lithuania are using the border crisis on the Polish-Belarusian border to gain additional funds from the European Union, Belarusian Permanent Representative to the United Nations Valentin Rybakov told Sputnik.

Staff (2021-11-12). Russian nuclear-capable bombers patrol over Belarus, as Minsk's standoff with Poland intensifies (VIDEO). rt.com Two Russian Tu-160 supersonic bombers took a spin in the skies over Belarus, on Thursday, as Poland amassed troops on the border and threatened an armed response to a standoff involving thousands of Middle Eastern asylum seekers. | The Russian Defense Ministry published a video of the sleek bombers carrying out their patrol, noting that they were accompanied by an Su-30SM of the Belarus Air Force, demonstrating a high level of interoperability between the two Collective Security Treaty Organization allies. The mission took four hours and 36 minutes, and the bombers traveled more than 3,000km. | While the mi…

Staff (2021-11-12). Headlines for November 12, 2021. democracynow.org New Draft Agreement Weakens Earlier Calls to Phase Out Coal, Fossil Fuel Funding as COP26 Nears End, Beyond Oil and Gas: Denmark and Costa Rica Lead New Push to Phase Out Fossil Fuels, Biden and Xi Jinping to Hold Virtual Summit Amid Ongoing Tensions, NIH and Moderna in Legal Battle over COVID Vaccine Patent Rights, Another Explosion Targets Mosque in Afghanistan, 5,000 Afghan Refugees Fleeing to Iran Every Day as Humanitarian Crisis Worsens, U.N.: 84 Million People Worldwide Displaced by War, Insecurity and the Climate Crisis, Eastern Europe Refugee Crisis Intensifies as Poland Blocks Border, Belarus Issues Thre…

TASS (2021-11-12). Women with children try to illegally enter Poland from Belarus, Polish official says. tass.com According to the statement, the attempt to cross the border had been thwarted…

Marilyn Bechtel (2021-11-12). Poor People's Campaign tells Sen. Feinstein: Hold the line on Build Back Better! peoplesworld.org SAN FRANCISCO — Supporters of the Poor People's Campaign: a National Call for Moral Revival gathered at Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein's office here Nov. 10, joining the Campaign's Moral Witness Wednesday: Economic Investment for the People, held at senate offices around the country to demand the lawmakers fully support the Biden administration's Build Back Better …

_____ (2021-11-12). Nicaragua, Cuba, Venezuela As Existential Threats To The US. popularresistance.org One of the extreme ironies of the latest attack by the settler-colonial regime of the United States against the national democratic project of Nicaragua is that in Nicaragua, the second poorest nation in the Americas, universal healthcare and education are guaranteed to the population as a human right, while in the U.S. those kinds of basic human rights are distant dreams. | The day after the so-called progressive block of legislators in the U.S. House of Representatives surrendered to President Joe Biden and the right-wing corporate wing of the party on the Build Back Better legislation that offered some minor a…

Matt Sedlar (2021-11-12). Trade and Development Backstory: The Struggle Over the UNCTAD 15 Mandate. cepr.net Governments and civil society organizations must work together with UNCTAD to provide developing countries the tools — and the transformed governance regimes — they need to "build back better" through these challenging and difficult times.

Staff (2021-11-12). Minister Plasencia: Even if Alex Saab is Convicted, We will Continue to Insist on his Release. orinocotribune.com The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Venezuela, Félix Plasencia, stressed that even in the case that Alex Saab is convicted, Venezuela will continue to insist on his release. Plasencia described the process carried out by the United States as a "kidnapping." | "If Alex Saab is convicted, we will continue to insist that he be released, because it is an illegal process," Plasencia said. "There are instances and opportunities to continue legally defending the rights of the Venezuelan representative at this juncture of kidnapping and illegal arrest." The minister made the statements during an interview with the Russian…

Geopolitics & Empire (2021-11-12). Edward Curtin: There is a Direct Link between JFK, 9/11, and Covid-19. dissidentvoice.org Edward Curtin returns to discuss deep politics and what links the assassination of JFK, 9/11, and Covid-19. No president since Kennedy has dared to buck the Military-Industrial-Complex, including Trump, who is part of the same system that produced both Obama and Biden. He discusses the 1967 CIA memo which told mainstream media to use the …

Staff (2021-11-12). UK tabloid cheers US hypersonic nukes in Germany, shows mushroom cloud over Moscow. rt.com UK papers are hyping the revival of a Cold War-era US artillery unit in Germany, supposed to be armed with 'Dark Eagle' hypersonic missiles that will be able reach Moscow in mere minutes, once they are developed. | 'Dark Eagle has landed' proclaimed The Sun on Wednesday, originally reporting that the new US missiles could "blitz Russia" in just six minutes — before

_____ (2021-11-12). UK Prepared for Coup in Colombia by Training Military in Psychological Warfare. strategic-culture.org By John McEVOY | Recently declassified British files reveal how the Foreign Office prepared for a possible military coup in Colombia by secretly training the country's armed forces in psychological warfare. | In 1970, Britain's Cold War propaganda arm, the Information Research Department (IRD), secretly provided two weeks of counter-insurgency instruction to high-ranking Colombian military officials. | Part of the course was held at the Joint Warfare Establishment at Old Sarum in Wiltshire, where the Colombian officers were given special instruction in psychological operations. | At this time, the British ambassa…

Tony Murphy (2021-11-12). Amazon Labor Union advances with widespread, organized solidarity. workers.org Only two weeks after Amazon Labor Union workers filed with the National Labor Relations Board on Oct. 25 to hold an election at the company's Staten Island warehouses, signs of support are visible throughout the New York City metro area. These large banner drops are seen daily by thousands of . . . |

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-12). Belaboring the self-evident: Russian DM warns of deteriorating military situation in Europe. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The truth is that there is war in Europe and there has been war since the U.S. and its EU and NATO allies conspired to violently overthrow the government of Ukraine in 2014 and plunge that nation into armed conflict in its east. But Europe has in fact been at war for almost thirty years, …

WSWS (2021-11-12). Strike at Kellogg's in danger as it enters sixth week. wsws.org While the company is pledges to meet its financial targets by running its plants with scab labor, importing cereal from its international operations, the BCTGM union is isolating the strike and promoting poisonous anti-Mexican nationalism.

Albert Bender (2021-11-12). Pueblo mapuche sitiado por militares chilenos; genocidio siendo acusado. peoplesworld.org En el sector sur de Chile, el presidente Sebastián Piñera ha declarado un "estado de excepción", un eufemismo para un "estado de emergencia". Se han enviado tropas a la región de la Araucanía, tierra de la nacionalidad indígena mapuche. (Nota: el nombre del gobierno para el área, Araucania, es considerado un término peyorativo por muchos …

John Wojcik (2021-11-12). Squid Game: A powerful exposure of how capitalists use debt to maintain power. peoplesworld.org What you may think are spoilers in this review are not really spoilers, not for a series like this. If you watch this nine part series, which I highly recommend, you will see what I mean. Seoung Gi-hun, played by Lee Jung-jae is addicted to gambling. The wife from whom he is divorced has custody …

Combined Sources (2021-11-12). Investigation reveals countries lie about their greenhouse gas emissions. peoplesworld.org Countries around the world massively undercount their greenhouse gas emissions when reporting to the U.N., a Washington Post investigation reveals. The gulf between countries' reported and actual emissions—which is somewhere between an amount greater than the United States' annual (reported) emissions and nearly a quarter of all global greenhouse gasses—pose grave concerns for the international …

Marcel Cartier (2021-11-12). After U.S. bans him, Mexico imprisons Communist journalist for three days. peoplesworld.org Earlier this week, People's World featured news of the U.S. travel ban placed on Steve Sweeney, correspondent with our sister newspaper in Britain, Morning Star. Sweeney was due to transit through the United States on his way to Nicaragua to cover the country's elections. After being blocked from entering the U.S., Sweeney attempted to make …

Mark Gruenberg (2021-11-12). Hunger strike and public, political support bring N.Y. taxi drivers a win. peoplesworld.org NEW YORK —A long and determined campaign, capped by a hunger strike and backed by public and political support, brought the 25,000-member New York Taxi Workers Alliance a big win on Nov. 9. Yielding to the pressure, the city agreed to restructure the debts the drivers owe to the Big Apple for the city-issued "medallions"—legal …

Tom Campbell (2021-11-12). Landmark safe-staffing in Buffalo nurses' new pacts. peoplesworld.org BUFFALO—A landmark mandate for safe-staffing ratios—benefiting both patients and nurses—is the highlight of new contracts covering 2,500 staffers, mostly nurses, at three Buffalo hospitals. Communications Workers Locals 1133 and 1168 represent the workers. While the pacts do not contain any actual ratios, they're modeled on a California safe-staffing law, proposed federal legislation and a New …

John Bachtell (2021-11-12). China and U.S. announce climate cooperation as world receives dire warning. peoplesworld.org

Albert Bender (2021-11-12). Mapuche people under siege by Chilean military; genocide being charged. peoplesworld.org In the southern sector of Chile, a "state of exception"—a euphemism for a "state of emergency"—has been declared by President Sebastian Piñera. Troops have been sent to the Araucania region, the land of the Mapuche Indigenous nationality. (Note: The government's name for the area, Araucania, is considered a pejorative term by many Mapuche.) Piñera has said four provinces have experienced what he …

Kevin Mwanza (2021-11-12). Miami Will Give Residents Bitcoin As Part Of A New Program, Mayor Announces. moguldom.com Miami Mayor Francis Suarez announced on Twitter that city residents will soon be getting a Bitcoin "yield" as part of a new program that the city has staked in its own cryptocurrency, MiamiCoin. In an interview with CoinDesk, Suarez said he was planning to convert the millions of dollars in proceeds produced by MiamiCoin into …

Isheka N. Harrison (2021-11-12). National Coalition Of Blacks for Reparations: Democrat Leaders Are Scared To Vote on HR40 Because of Midterms. moguldom.com For more than 30 years, Black members of Congress have been trying to get H.R. 40 reparations legislation to pass that will create a commission to study slavery and submit reparations proposals. Only recently, in 2019 and 2020 — likely aided by unprecedented racial justice protests in 2020 after the murder of George Floyd by …

Ann Brown (2021-11-12). Biden Calls Famous Baseball Player Satchel Paige A Negro In Speech, Democrats Go Quiet. moguldom.com President Joe Biden has made another racist gaffe, reinforcing his reputation for throwing around archaic terms to describe Black people. The president referred to the late baseball player Satchel Paige as "the great Negro" before correcting himself during his Oct. 11 Veterans Day address at Arlington National Cemetery. Biden was honoring the former U.S. Ambassador …

Kevin Mwanza (2021-11-12). Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's Son Only Gets 6 Months In Jail For Stabbing Neighbor With Hunting Knife In Fight Over Trash Cans. moguldom.com Adam Abdul-Jabbar, son of NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, has been sentenced to six months in jail in a plea deal over the near-fatal stabbing of his longtime Southern California neighbor with a hunting knife during a fight over trash cans. Prosecutors had sought a seven-year sentence in the stabbing, which took place in August 2020. …

Isheka N. Harrison (2021-11-12). Terry Crews Hired By Amazon As Leverage And Propaganda Against Workers, Workers Put Out Response Video. moguldom.com Actor Terry Crews has been hired by Amazon to promote the e-commerce giant as a great place to work. Fans are dragging him for it. Crews uploaded a now-viral 30-second commercial to TikTok on Tuesday, where he has over 20 million followers. In the ad, Crews is insanely happy and seems to be having the …

Ann Brown (2021-11-12). Travis Scott Said Ferguson's Michael Brown Probably Deserved Consequences And Black People Need To Stop Putting Ourselves In Situations. moguldom.com Hip-hop superstar Travis Scott is at the center of an investigation over the deaths of concertgoers who were crushed when the crowd surged toward the stage during his Nov. 5 performance at the Astroworld Music Festival in Houston. Nine people died and dozens were hospitalized at the third annual Astroworld music festival, attended by an …

Dana Sanchez (2021-11-12). Why Traders Believe Bitcoin Has 'Double Topped' And Is Going Lower. moguldom.com Three weeks ago, investor Jeffrey Gundlach said he believed the price movement of the world's No. 1 cryptocurrency was forming a "double top." That's a bearish technical reversal pattern that happens when an asset price hits two consecutive peaks with a modest decline in between and then goes off a cliff after the second peak. …

Kevin Mwanza (2021-11-12). $250 Billion To $350 Billion? 10 Actual Facts About the Wealth Theft Against Black US Farmers. moguldom.com Black U.S. farmers have lost 90 percent of their land in the last century, amounting to an estimated $250 billion to $350 billion in accumulated wealth and income — 10 percent of the total wealth held by Black Americans currently, according to the Land Loss and Reparations Project. The number of Black farmers in the …

Sarah Elkbari (2021-11-12). Justice for Xzavier Hill: Mother of 18-year-old killed by state troopers speaks out. liberationnews.org Xzavier Hill was 18 when he was murdered by two Virginia state troopers on Interstate 64 on January 8, 2021 — and the DA is standing in the way of justice…

Answer Coalition (2021-11-12). Nov 15 nationwide actions to demand: Let Cuba Live! NO to CIA plots! answercoalition.org

_____ (2021-11-12). Activists Hold 'People's Plenary' In COP26 Hall As Protests Expected Outside. popularresistance.org A number of protests are due to take place on the final scheduled day of COP26, though the summit is expected to overrun into the weekend. The activists at the People's Plenary are due to march from within the blue zone to meet other groups, who are gathering outside. A rally is expected to take place in Finnieston Street outside the venue in the afternoon.

_____ (2021-11-12). Activists Hold 'People's Plenary' In COP26 Hall As Protests Expected. popularresistance.org The COP26 Coalition has released its declaration for climate justice. It states that: | Climate change already impacts and threatens billions of lives, with billions more on the line: it is those that have done the least to cause climate change that are most impacted, especially women, Black, Indigenous Peoples, and people of colour, peasants and rural people, youth, people with disabilities, local communities and frontline communities.The climate crisis also amplifies the structural inequalities and injustices that have been hardwired into our economic and political systems that have resulted in a spiralling deb…

_____ (2021-11-12). Debunking Myths About Nicaragua's 2021 Election. popularresistance.org Managua, Nicaragua — Millions of Nicaraguans went to the polls on November 7, 2021, re-electing the leftist Sandinista Front and President Daniel Ortega by a large margin. | The Joe Biden administration refused to recognize the results, however. The United States and its allies in the European Union and the Organization of American States (OAS) have instead launched what essentially amounts to a new coup attempt against Nicaragua's Sandinista government. | On November 10, President Biden signed the RENACER Act, which will impose more crushing sanctions on Nicaragua. Washington's escalating campaign of econo…

_____ (2021-11-12). Kellogg's Workers Still On 'Str-R-R-Ike!' In Strikevember. popularresistance.org The members of Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM) in Michigan, Nebraska, Pennsylvania and Tennessee are now in their second month on strike. On Nov. 4, union negotiators announced they had turned down the company's latest offer, stating: "The company's last, best and final offer does not achieve what our members are asking for: a predictable pathway to fully vested, fully benefitted employment for all employees with no concessions." Kellogg's has threatened to cut hundreds of jobs and move work to Mexico.

_____ (2021-11-12). Student Strike Enters Second Week At Columbia University. popularresistance.org Over 3,000 Columbia graduate student workers have been on strike since November 3. This is the latest in a series of actions by graduate students workers in universities across the US, many of which are extremely wealthy.

_____ (2021-11-12). The Hood Communist Guide To The US Blockade On Cuba. popularresistance.org July 2021 caught many on the US left slipping. While the US exploited relatively small protests in Cuba for round the clock coverage of what was being called "the day of reckoning for the Cuban revolution", true colors were exposed as so-called leftists in the imperial core struggled to model what anti-imperialist solidarity actually looks like. For more than 50 years, the call from revolutionary Cuban citizens and organizations has been to end the US blockade on Cuba. For more than 50 years, this has been the most important contribution that the US left could make toward the island. But in the face of protests e…

_____ (2021-11-12). Why Are You Asking Us To Compromise On Our Lives? popularresistance.org Nothing useful seemed to emerge from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) at COP26 this week. The leaders of developed countries made tired speeches about their commitment to reversing the climate catastrophe. Their words rang with the clichés of spin doctors, their sincerity zero, their actual commitments to lowering carbon emissions nil. Mitzi Jonelle Tan, a Filipino climate activist and spokesperson for Fridays for Future, said that these leaders 'spew empty, tired promises', leaving young people like her with a 'sense of betrayal'. As a child, she said, she felt the danger of bei…

Ajamu Baraka (2021-11-12). Class Warfare and Socialist Resistance: Nicaragua, Cuba, Venezuela as Existential Threats to the US. dissidentvoice.org Why do Nicaragua, Cuba and Venezuela pose such an existential threat to the U.S.? The promise of socialism and their resistance to US class warfare. One of the extreme ironies of the latest attack by the settler-colonial regime of the United States against the national democratic project of Nicaragua is that in Nicaragua, the second …

Ana Perdigón (2021-11-12). 21N Elections: Carlos Ocariz Resigns Candidacy for Miranda Governorship. orinocotribune.com The opposition soap opera performed by the right-wing candidates for governor in the state of Miranda has come to an abrupt end. This Thursday, November 11, the candidate for the Democratic Unity Table (MUD), Carlos Ocariz, resigned his candidacy. | During a press conference, the Justice First (Primero Justicia, PJ) politician reported that in "accordance with his struggle" he decided to quit his candidacy for Miranda state governor and leave any further decisions to the MUD. | "We must put an end to this unfortunate situation and return detachment to politics," said Ocariz. "You put me first in the polls, today…

Binoy Kampmark (2021-11-12). FW de Klerk: A Negotiator Before Defeat. dissidentvoice.org Rarely is the pragmatist admired. Be it in policy or politics, such a figure induces suspicion, a concern that principles will have to be subordinated to broader goals. True dreamers and visionaries, for all their glaring faults, can take the accolades; the pragmatists can be given lower pegging. These differences have proven stark with the …

Brittani Banks (2021-11-12). Why a State Known for Charter Schools Is Now Joining a Nationwide Trend for Community Schools. independentmediainstitute.org Minnesota is widely known as the land of 10,000 lakes—actually, there are more than 10,000. But the state, which was the first in the nation to pass a charter school law in 1991, could also be described as the land of school choice. Beyond charters, Minnesota is also home to the nation's first comprehensive open …

Brittani Banks (2021-11-12). How China Is Addressing Education Inequality. independentmediainstitute.org In China, the educational pressure on children is intense, and it begins when they are very young. A mother living in Shanghai describes the demands of her six-year-old child's education, saying, "In kindergarten, children already need to spend the whole weekend learning pinyin." Pinyin is the system of romanization of the characters based on their …

Brittani Banks (2021-11-12). Ending Late Fees Restores the Principle of 'Public' Libraries—NYC Shows the Way for Big Cities. independentmediainstitute.org For more than 100 years, public library systems throughout the U.S. have charged late fees for books and other materials returned past their due dates. This policy primarily impacts the disenfranchised, low-income communities that the modern public library system is intended to serve in the first place—and most often affects people of color, according to …

Brittani Banks (2021-11-12). Why Is the U.S. Fueling the November 15 Cuba Protests? independentmediainstitute.org On September 20, letters began to arrive at eight Cuban municipal or provincial government headquarters announcing the holding of "peaceful" marches on November 15 by a group called Archipiélago. The motivation for these marches was a call for change. The letter was not a formal request to occupy the busiest streets of some cities in …

Dean Baker (2021-11-12). The Media Discover Real Wages. cepr.net At the start of the pandemic, many of the lower paid workers lost their jobs, which raised the average wage for people who were still working. This year we are seeing this composition effect in reverse.

Editor2 (2021-11-12). Did Mexico's AMLO Government Just Blink in Standoff With Global Energy Lobbies? orinocotribune.com By Nick Corbishley — Nov 9, 2021 | Washington finally makes its feelings known on Mexico's dream of energy independence. | With Mexico's government threatening for the last three years to drastically dial back the privatisation and liberalisation of its energy market, it was only a matter of time before its big neighbour to the north made its feelings known on the matter. That moment arrived last Wednesday (Nov. 3) when 40 Republican lawmakers urged the Biden administration to pressure Mexico over what they called discriminatory actions that risk harming U.S. energy companies. In a letter sent to the Dep…

Editor2 (2021-11-12). Honduras: Social Forum Denounces Irregularities in Upcoming Elections. orinocotribune.com The Platform in Defense of Public Health and Education invited Hondurans to go en masse to the polls because a record-high turnover is one of the ways to avoid fraud attempts. | On Tuesday, Honduran Social Forum on External Debt and Development (FOSDEH) and other social organizations denounced the existence of irregularities in the Nov. 28 elections. | So far, the National Election Council (CNE) has not approved several important reforms for the proper conduct of transparent elections. Among them is the implementation of a second round in case no candidate reaches an absolute majority. Nor have the authorities pr…

Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (2021-11-12). Peter Maybarduk on Moderna Patent, Tracy Rosenberg on Aaron Swartz Day. fair.org New York Times ( This week on CounterSpin: We've talked on this show about how drugs and medicines are researched and developed by the government (on the public dime, if you will), and then pharmaceutical companies get patents on them and sell them back to the public at literally life-altering, or life-ending, prices. If you think, "But surely everything is different in a pandemic that's killed 800,000 people in this country, one of every 400 people, and more than 5 million worldwide"—sadly, that means you don't unde…

Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (2021-11-12). 'The Anti-Blackness of the US Is Extending to Black Asylum Seekers'. fair.org Janine Jackson interviewed the Black Alliance for Just Immigration's Nekessa Opoti about Haitian refugees for the CounterSpin211105Opoti.mp3 New York Times ( Janine Jackson: People around the world were appalled to see pictures of US Border Patrol officers on horseback wielding reins like whips in the effort to corral an…

In Defense of Liberation! (2021-11-12). What the f U c K even IS the Left?? An episode on combatting inactivity, hypocrisy, ignorance and white chauvinism w/Bands of Turtle Island! anchor.fm In this episode I was lucky to have host of Bands of Turtle Island, Zitkato, onto the show to discuss how Indigenous people are commonly left out, not only of the discussions surrounding revolution, especially here in the Settler-Colonial State we now call "the United States". I was so happy to finally be able to do this episode, I've been listening to the show for a long time and Zitkato is one of the most intelligent people I know! This was such a good conversation and I feel I have so much more to learn, so I hope to be able to do this again soon! | Go subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts, leave a rating an…

It's Going Down (2021-11-12). With the Lights Out: A Discussion with Lobelia Commons on Mutual Aid, Climate Change, and Hurricane Ida. itsgoingdown.org What happens with the lights go out and the police guard stores filled with food? Will our networks be ready to sustain ourselves? Will we be able to help our neighbors or keep to ourselves? Can networks of mutual aid and autonomy form out of disasters, or will they only further entrench inequality and domination?…

Michael Berkowitz (2021-11-12). 'Maid' on Netflix: Class struggle on the small screen. peoplesworld.org In the empty calorie candy store of American television entertainment, Netflix's new miniseries Maid does something different and does it very, very well. Maid breaks canon to show us actual working-class people on the job and at home. Not the doctors and detectives that seem to exclusively populate our screens. Not the cowboys or criminals. …

Michael Welch (2021-11-12). War Memories NOT Heard on Mainstream Media: Lest We Forget. globalresearch.ca

Minnie Bruce Pratt (2021-11-12). Claudette Colvin: Catalyst for 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott. workers.org Claudette Colvin's defiant action on a segregated Alabama bus in 1955 — before that of Rosa Parks — resulted in her arrest and conviction on two counts of violating Montgomery's segregation laws and one of assaulting an officer. Though the first two convictions were overturned on appeal, the third still . . . |

Rabbi Hillel Handler (2021-11-12). Stop the Covid Holocaust! Open Letter. globalresearch.ca

rebekah (2021-11-12). NYC Taxi Drivers Took on Predatory Lenders — And Won. inequality.org

Roger D. Harris (2021-11-12). Nicaragua Celebrates Democracy: Election Day Report. dissidentvoice.org Leon, Nicaragua, November 7, 2021 — On the fight down to Nicaragua a few days ago to be one of 225 international official election accompaniers from 27 countries, the expat Nicaraguan woman sitting next to me was hostile to the current Sandinista government. She said there will be an election but no vote, because only …

Staff (2021-11-12). Venezuela's El Sistema to Break a Guinness World Record this Saturday. orinocotribune.com This Thursday, November 11, Venezuelan cultural authorities and executives of the world-renowned El Sistema music program announced that the world's largest symphony orchestra will perform this Saturday, November 15, on the Patio de las Academias, at Fuerte Tiuna in Caracas. Over 12,000 musicians will play simultaneously for at least seven minutes. | The statement was issued at a press conference held by the Minister of Culture, Ernesto Villegas, and the Minister of Information and Communication, Freddy àëañez, alongside Eduardo Méndez, executive director of the Simón Bolívar Orchestra, and David Ascanio, wh…

Staff (2021-11-12). Venezuela's El Sistema to Break a Guinness World Record this Sunday. orinocotribune.com This Thursday, November 11, Venezuelan cultural authorities and executives of the world-renowned El Sistema music program announced that the world's largest symphony orchestra will perform this Sunday on the Patio de las Academias, at Fuerte Tiuna in Caracas. Over 12,000 musicians will play simultaneously for at least seven minutes. | The statement was issued at a press conference held by the Minister of Culture, Ernesto Villegas, and the Minister of Information and Communication, Freddy àëañez, alongside Eduardo Méndez, executive director of the Simón Bolívar Orchestra, and David Ascanio, who will take the…

Tamara Nassar (2021-11-12). Victory for Palestinian hunger striker after 113 days without food. electronicintifada.net Israeli policies on hunger strikes push prisoners to the brink of death.

United Health Professionals (2021-11-12). The Covid Outbreak: "Biggest Health Scam of the 21st Century." Report by 1500 Health Professionals. globalresearch.ca We say : STOP disproportionate measures to fight SARS-CoV-2 (lockdown, blocking the economy and education, social distancing, wearing of masks for all, etc.) because they are totally unjustified, are not based on any scientific evidence and violate the basic principles of evidence-based medicine.

Bill Meyer (2021-11-12). Masters at Toronto International Film Festival 2021. peoplesworld.org The Toronto International Film Festival has always highlighted the newest works from master filmmakers from around the world. This year, even with its reduced lineup, is no exception. Iran's Asghar Farhadi has a string of award-winning films, including About Elly and A Separation; A Hero, co-winner of this year's Cannes Grand Prix, was featured at …

MEE staff (2021-11-12). US lawmaker unveils resolution to block 'unconscionable' $650m Saudi arms sale. middleeasteye.net US lawmaker unveils resolution to block 'unconscionable' $650m Saudi arms sale | Congresswoman Ilhan Omar says it is 'unconscionable to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia while they continue to slaughter innocent people and starve millions in Yemen' | Fri, 11/12/2021 – 20: 38 | After the announcement of the sale, Omar reintroduced legislation to exercise more control from the House over proposed arms sales (AFP)…

Editor2 (2021-11-12). What I saw on Election Day in Nicaragua. orinocotribune.com By Rick Sterling — Nov 10, 2021 | US media and politicians have condemned the November 7 Nicaragua election as a "fraud" and "sham". On the day of the election, the White House issued a But are these accusations true? | Along with other international volunteers, I was an eye-witness to the election last Sunday. Previously I have bee…

WSWS (2021-11-12). British train crash highlights safety threat posed by privatisation and destaffing. wsws.org The driver of the SWR train, 75-year-old Robin Tandy, with 50 years train driving experience, suffered injuries believed to be "life-changing" and had to be cut from his cab by emergency service workers.

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-12). Post-war triumphalism: 22-nation "Turkic world"sets sites on Cyprus, land "stolen" by Soviet Union. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The Turkic Council's full members are Turkey, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. Hungary and now Turkmenistan are observers. According to the Secretary General of the Turkic Council, Baghdad Amreyev, fifteen more nations have applied or indicate they desire to apply for observer status, presumably including the unrecognized Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (see below), Ukraine …

teleSUR, JDO (2021-11-12). Pdte. boliviano reitera que no permitirá que la derecha derroque al Gobierno. telesurtv.net El mandatario y el expresidente Evo Morales participan en acto de masas para rechazar nuevos intentos de golpe de Estado.

Editor (2021-11-12). Lasting environmental and health impacts of U.S. chemical warfare in Southeast Asia — 50 years on. mronline.org The Vietnam War (1955-1975) is known to the Vietnamese as the "American War," or the "War Against the Americans to Save the Nation."

George Monbiot (2021-11-12). How Wealth Inequality Fuels the Climate Emergency. zcomm.org "Everything we've been hearing here and at the previous 25 summits is basically distraction," says Monbiot, adding that global leaders could "fix" the worst impacts of the climate crisis "in no time at all if they wanted to."

WSWS (2021-11-12). SEP electoral members denounce Australian government's "woeful" response to the pandemic. wsws.org "China built new hospitals in response to the pandemic. We have tacked on party hire tents to existing hospitals."

Benjamin Norton (2021-11-12). Desmintiendo mitos sobre las elecciones en Nicaragua, atacadas por EEUU, la UE y la OEA. thegrayzone.com EEUU, la UE y la OEA están lanzando un nuevo intento de golpe de estado contra el gobierno sandinista de Nicaragua, negándose a reconocer sus elecciones de 2021. The Grayzone observó la votación y desmiente los mitos mediáticos que buscan desacreditar el proceso. (You can read this article in English here.) MANAGUA, NICARAGUA — Millones de nicaragàºenses fueron a las urnas el 7 de noviembre de 2021, re-eligiendo por un amplio margen al Frente Sandinista y su Presidente Daniel Ortega. …

WSWS (2021-11-12). Interview with Hampton Stall, an expert on the far right, on fascist activity in school reopening campaign and January 6 aftermath. wsws.org Eric London recently spoke to Hampton Stall about the impact of the January 6 coup attempt and the coronavirus pandemic on the far right. Stall is a researcher with MilitiaWatch, a nonprofit organization that monitors the online activity of the far right.

Sean Mathews (2021-11-12). World powers press for Libya elections even as they leave room for delay. middleeasteye.net World powers press for Libya elections even as they leave room for delay | Diplomats and leaders gathered in Paris called for a withdrawal of foreign fighters, and made a final push for elections in keeping with UN timetable | Fri, 11/12/2021 – 20: 20 | French President Emmanuel Macron (C) meets with Libyan Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah (R) and head of the Presidential Council of Libya Mohamed al…

TASS (2021-11-12). Ukrainian government claims it is at 'energy war' with Russia. tass.com Ukraine earlier claimed that Russia had blocked coal deliveries to Ukraine from Kazakhstan…

Anand Naidoo (2021-11-12). The Heat: CPC Central Committee adopts landmark resolution. america.cgtn.com The sixth plenary session of the 19th CPC Central Committee adopted a communique Thursday, acknowledging China's achievements over the last 100 years.

teleSUR (2021-11-12). President Maduro Sets Subnational 'Rapid Action Fund'. telesurenglish.net On Thursday, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro announced that his administration will create a "rapid action fund" so that the 23 governors and 335 mayors to be chosen in the Nov. 21 elections can resolve problems the citizenry poses to them without any hindrance. | RELATED: | "All resources needed to develop this initiative have been already allocated. Vice President Delcy Rodriguez and I are working closely…

teleSUR (2021-11-12). Argentina: Economic Issues at The Center of Campaign Closures. telesurenglish.net On Thursday, the Argentine political parties closed their campaigns amid citizen discontent due to the increase in the inflation rate and the deterioration of the exchange rate. | RELATED: | President Alberto Fernandez's party Front of All (FT) and the right-wing opposition alliance "Together for Change" (JC) carried out mass events in Buenos Aires province, an electoral district that concentrates 37 percent of re…

Aram Aharonian (2021-11-12). Nuestro negacionismo climático de cada día. globalizacion.ca Cada año, cuando llega el verano en estos confines del hemisferio sur, no entendemos qué debemos hacer en nuestras ciudades, para afrontar las altas temperaturas para no "morirnos de calor", mientras releemos y analizamos las resoluciones de la Cumbre Climática…

Anonymous103 (2021-11-12). Fate Of Transit Democracies: War Or Extinction. southfront.org Illustrative ImageDEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : | MONERO (XMR): 49HqitRzdnhYjgTEAhgGpCfsjdTeMbUTU6cyR4JV1R7k2Eej9rGT8JpFiYDa4tZM6RZiFrHmMzgSrhHEqpDYKBe5B2ufNsL: | BITCOIN (BTC): bc1qv7k70u2zynvem59u88ctdlaw7hc735d8xep9rq : | BITCOIN CASH (BCH): qzjv8hrdvz6edu4gkzpnd4w6jc7zf296g5e9kkq4lx: | PAYPAL, WESTERN UNION etc: write to , :…

Anonymous669 (2021-11-12). Saudi-Backed Forces Withdrew From Dozens Of Positions In Yemen's Al-Hudaydah — Reports. southfront.org File image. | Saudi-backed forces have carried out a surprise withdrawal from dozens of positions in the southern and eastern outskirts of the western Yemeni city of al-Hudaydah, the Beirut-based al-Mayadeen channel reported on November 11. | In November of 2018, the Saudi-led coalition and its Yemeni proxies reached the outskirts of the Houthi-held costal city after a large-scale offensive. The following month, the offensive came to an end as a result of a UN-brokered ceasefire agreement. | A Yemeni source told a…

WSWS (2021-11-12). Maritime Union of Australia rams through sell-out deal at Qube Ports. wsws.org The new agreement maintains the same onerous working conditions that the Western Australian dock workers were fighting to change.

Staff (2021-11-12). BLM could 'unleash the people' in New York — co-founder to RT. rt.com Black Lives Matter co-founder Chivona Newsome has warned that she has the power to "snap our fingers and unleash the people," should New York City Mayor-elect Eric Adams resurrect controversial NYPD anti-crime units. | "Eric Adams is a man without a plan, so all he can conceive of is brute force," Newsome told RT America on Thursday. "That's how he wants to and plans to unleash law enforcement, NYPD, on black and brown people who live in … dire, dire poverty." | Read more | | Created to sto…

_____ (2021-11-12). Turkey Took Up the Use of Climate Weapons. journal-neo.org Because of drought, crop failures, and shortages of freshwater water wars are today becoming for the population of many regions as urgent as the dangers of wars involving nuclear bombs, chemicals, and other means of mass destruction. They cause mass migration, exacerbate the political situation, hostilities and wars. In this context, for example, the Nile …

imperial.ac.uk (2021-11-12). German science leaders commend public health innovation at White City Campus. imperial.ac.uk German science leaders visited Imperial's White City Campus to discover how researchers are working with the local community on health challenges.

Staff (2021-11-12). WATCH Massive Polish march that bypassed Covid ban with GOVERNMENT help. rt.com Thousands of people took part in the Independence Day march in Warsaw, after Poland's nationalist government found a loophole that allowed the event, even though a court earlier declared it illegal due to Covid-19 restrictions. | The right-wing demonstrators, dressed mainly in black, flooded central streets of the Polish capital on Thursday, carrying red-and-white national flags, burning flares and chanting slogans. | The Office for War Veterans, which became the organizer of this year's event, said that it was staged to honor the "protectors of the border" and underline the need to defend Poland's sovereig…

Anonymous669 (2021-11-12). Central Syria: Dozens Of Russian Airstrikes Hit ISIS Cells In Response To Attack On Eastern Homs, Hama. southfront.org Early on November 12, ISIS cells in central Syria launched a large-scale attack on pro-government forces in eastern Homs and…

Adam Trumper (2021-11-12). Calls for systemic change at rally for Gomeroi man Mark Mason. greenleft.org.au Relatives of Gomeroi man Mark Mason marked 11 years since his killing by NSW Police by calling for justice for victims of police violence. Adam Trumper and Rachel Evans report.

sputniknews (2021-11-12). Explosion Reportedly Hits Mosque in Nangarhar, Afghanistan, Injuring at Least 12. sputniknews.com

imperial.ac.uk (2021-11-12). MPs question Imperial academics on the government's new strategy for space. imperial.ac.uk Last week, two Imperial academics gave evidence to MPs about satellite infrastructure following the publication of the new National Space Strategy.

Larissa Payne (2021-11-12). A tribute to Lanz Priestley. greenleft.org.au Lanz Priestley was a force for good with a passion for helping those who were swept up by the scourge of homelessness. Larissa Payne pays tribute.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-11-12). Mayo Clinic Minute: Keeping those who are medically vulnerable safe from COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org If you or a loved one are immunocompromised, and therefore at a higher risk of becoming severely ill from COIVD-19, it's more important than ever to plan ahead for upcoming holiday gatherings. Among those at heightened risk are cancer and transplant patients who are taking immunosuppression medication, in addition to patients with advanced and untreated HIV/AIDS.In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Raymund Razonable, a Mayo Clinic infectious diseases physician who works with transplant patients, will…

Anonymous007 (2021-11-12). Russia's Troops To Receive The RKhM-9 Advance Radiation, Chemical And Biological Recon Vehicle Soon. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The RKhM-9 advanced radiation, chemical and biological reconnaissance vehicle will enter service with the Russian troops in coming years. | This was announced by Chief of Russia's Radiation, Chemical and Biological Protection Troops Lieutenant-General Igor Kirillov"In the coming years, we expect the delivery of such advanced special hardware as the RKhM-9 radiation, chemical and biological reconnaissance platform based on the Taifun-K vehicle. A completely new instrumentati…

teleSUR, lvm, HIM (2021-11-12). Encuesta apunta a Lula como ganador de elecciones en Brasil. telesurtv.net Según la encuesta, el 70 por ciento de las personas consultadas opinan que hay corrupción en el Gobierno de Jair Bolsonaro.

Andrew Perez (2021-11-12). VIDEO: Kyrsten Sinema's Latest Pharma Payday. dailyposter.com

_____ (2021-11-12). Campaigners Petition UN To Investigate Racial And Gender Discriminations In Global COVID-19 Vaccine Roll-Out. popularresistance.org An international coalition of human rights law groups, public health experts, and civil society organizations is taking legal action against the US, UK, Germany, Norway, and Switzerland, on the grounds that these countries are in violation of international human rights law by failing to intervene on what has been an inequitable and racially discriminatory roll-out of the vaccine and other COVID healthcare technologies.

Staff (2021-11-12). US entrepreneur who flew to space on Bezos' rocket dies in plane crash. rt.com Glen de Vries, the businessman who visited space last month alongside 'Star Trek' lead William Shatner aboard a rocket produced by Jeff Bezos' aerospace firm, has died in a plane crash at the age of 49, according to police. | A small private plane carrying de Vries and another man, 54-year-old Thomas Fischer, crashed down in Hampton Township, New Jersey near the border with New York on Thursday, killing both, the New Jersey state police told media outlets. Bezos' company Blue Origin also noted the entrepreneur's passing, saying it was "devastated" by the news, which wasn't reported until Friday afternoon. | "H…

Global Research (2021-11-12). Cambio climático, cambio de sistema. globalizacion.ca Cada vez que se efectúan reuniones, foros o cumbres mundiales acerca del cambio climático, no se hacen esperar los "llamados enérgicos" de los principales dirigentes de países, organismos e instituciones internacionales para resolver el problema ambiental. | La cumbre climática actual…

Rachel Collett (2021-11-12). Sheila Rowbotham's Dream Deferred. zcomm.org In her new memoir, Sheila Rowbotham writes about the radical aspirations of feminism and socialism in the 1970s — and how many of the decade's struggles remain to be won today…

Isaac Nellist (2021-11-12). Activists shut down 'Department of death'. greenleft.org.au Refugee activists shut down the offices of the Department of Home Affairs in Meanjin (Brisbane) on November 11. Isaac Nellist reports.

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