Daily Archives: November 14, 2021

2021-11-14: News Headlines

Staff (2021-11-14). US military covered up its 'war crime' in Syria — NYT. rt.com The US military tried to cover up a deadly attack on Syrian civilians that killed as many as 80 people, claiming that women and children could have been terrorist fighters, according to a New York Times investigation. | On March 18, 2019, a US F-15E fighter jet dropped a bomb on "a large crowd of women and children huddled against a river bank" near the town of Baghuz and then proceeded to drop several more, killing survivors, according to a New York Times The attack…

_____ (2021-11-14). Despite US Led Dirty Campaign, Nicaraguans Came Out In Force To Support The FSLN. popularresistance.org Nicaragua's Supreme Electoral Council declared President Daniel Ortega and Vice President Rosario Murillo of the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) winners in an election that drew 65% of the eligible 4.4 million voters. Although Washington and its allies in the region denounced the election as a fraud preceded by repression of the opposition, there was significant participation of the electorate; moreover, despite claims that Ortega ran virtually unopposed, his ticket was contested by several long-standing opposition parties. Winning 75% of the vote, the FSLN demonstrated solid strength despite the U.S.

Graham Peebles (2021-11-14). Saving Our Planet Requires Systemic and Behavioural Change. dissidentvoice.org The natural environment has been poisoned, vandalized and trashed in accordance with the demands and values of the all-pervasive socio-economic system, and as long as it persists it is impossible to imagine the steps required to save the natural world being taken. Economic considerations and short term self-interest will continue to be applied and the …

Tina Landis (2021-11-14). Capitalist leaders at COP26: "Full steam ahead to climate catastrophe!" liberationnews.org The people have the knowledge and skills to reverse climate change and these changes are already happening on a small scale around the globe, but the economic system of capitalism acts as a barrier to the wide scale shift that is needed.

Anonymous007 (2021-11-14). Military Situation In Yemen On November 14, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 454 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On November 13, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 15 airstrikes on the Jubah district | On November 13, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 4 airstrikes on the Sarwah district | On November 13, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 3 airstrikes on the Kataf district | On November 13, four civilian were killed…

Roger D. Harris (2021-11-14). Nicaragua has a Public Relations Problem, Not a Democracy Problem. orinocotribune.com By Roger D. Harris — Nov 12, 2021 | US President Joe Biden hectored Nicaragua about their November 7 elections

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-14). Polish prime minister calls for NATO Article 4 action against Belarus. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The first brief excerpt is from Reuters, all that is available to non-subscribers. (File under "Free Press.") The second is from Associated Press, the quasi-official press service of the U.S. federal government including the Pentagon. The English-language Polish news media have taken the weekend off. NATO has taken Article 4 action before; four times on …

Ron Forthofer (2021-11-14). US Politics: We need a Transformation. dissidentvoice.org As if we needed any more evidence of the sorry state of our political system, the long-running battle over the 'Build Back Better' bill has provided it. As Senator Bernie Sanders pointed out, an early version of this bill included many proposals that would help Americans live with a sense of security. In addition, these …

MEE, agencies (2021-11-14). Libya: Saif al-Islam Gaddafi to run for president. middleeasteye.net Libya: Saif al-Islam Gaddafi to run for president | Son of dictator Muammar Gaddafi registers for December elections despite being wanted by International Criminal Court | Sun, 11/14/2021 – 11: 55 | Saif al-Islam Gaddafi (left) in Sebha, Libya, registering to run in the country's December presidential polls, 14 November 2021 (AFP/Libyan High National Election Commission Facebook page) | Sa…

Arnold August (2021-11-14). En las entrañas de "Archipiélago", grupo de Facebook de los disidentes cubanos detrás del complot del 15 de noviembre. globalizacion.ca Introducción a la versión original en inglés, publicada en The Canada Files el 9 de noviembre | The Canada Files tiene la suerte de contar con Arnold August como columnista, aclamado desde 1997 como uno de los expertos no cubanos de…

Nadda Osman (2021-11-14). Earthquakes, floods, wildfires and a scorpion plague: The Middle East's weekend of climate chaos. middleeasteye.net Earthquakes, floods, wildfires and a scorpion plague: The Middle East's weekend of climate chaos | Region hit by extreme conditions, as scorpions wash up in people's homes and cars are covered in ash
| Sun, 11/14/2021 – 15: 03 | Wildfires rage across Lebanon's Beit Meri, a village close to the country's capital, on 15 November 2021 (Screengrab/Twitter) | People in several Middle Eastern countries wer…

AEzra El (2021-11-14). ACT UP Boston charges city with mass violations of human rights. workers.org Boston On Nov. 5, ACT UP Boston, labor leaders, frontline harm reductionists, housing advocates, contingents of students, folks who have been houseless and people who use drugs converged on City Hall for a protest press conference and speak-out. Days earlier, city officials began waging their "sheriff's plan," setting up kangaroo . . . |

The Grayzone (2021-11-14). Inside Nicaragua's 2021 Elections. dissidentvoice.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's Ben Norton observed the vote on the ground, and filed this report.

_____ (2021-11-14). US is Trying to Intensify Competition for the Arctic. journal-neo.org In the old days, the great powers divided the world according to the old rules of sovereignty. Whoever was first to plant their flag owned the land with its resources if there was an opportunity to protect it. Today, while the polar ice in the Arctic melts at an unprecedented rate, the world's leading global …

_____ (2021-11-14). 2.4 Degrees Is A Disaster — But COP Won't Stop It. popularresistance.org Regardless of the outcome of COP26, one inevitability is that the rich and powerful celebrate whatever the conference produces as vital progress. Only a disaster on the level of COP15 in Copenhagen might put a stop to the self-congratulatory triumphalism. Already, though, most observing the negotiations with a critical eye are highlighting how inadequate their product will be. Ed Miliband has said we're 'miles from where we need to be' and Greta Thunberg declared COP26 to be a 'failure'. | These condemnations are backed up by analysis from Climate Action Tracker (CAT), assessing governments' short-term commitment…

_____ (2021-11-14). Biden's Farm Methane Plan Could Worsen Consolidation And Pollution. popularresistance.org Reducing methane emissions took center stage at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow ending Friday. More than 100 countries pledged to reduce their methane emissions by 30% over the next decade. Methane is a significantly more potent yet shorter-lived greenhouse gas, making it a target to prevent near-term warming as societies hurtle towards the 1.5 degrees of warming deemed disastrous for life on Earth. | In tandem with this global commitment, the Biden administration released its plan to bring down U.S. methane emissions. While this plan would set new limits on methane emissions coming off oi…

_____ (2021-11-14). Bridging Cultural And Political Gaps Through Indigenous First Foods. popularresistance.org A city isn't the most likely place for an Indigenous crop revival. But across the greater Portland area in Oregon, municipalities like Metro and the City of Portland have been partnering with organizations and tribes to promote Native American land access and cultivation of first foods, the term used for traditional local foods that have nourished Indigenous people for centuries. | In a city park, a drained lakebed, an old grazing lot, and along an urban creek, first foods are returning to areas where they once flourished before the land was covered by farms and urban sprawl. | The partnerships are historically s…

_____ (2021-11-14). Postal Banking Test In The Bronx Yields No Customers. popularresistance.org New York City – When the United States Postal Service launched a test program in September allowing people with business or payroll checks to get them loaded onto gift cards at four neighborhood post offices, it was seen as a primitive precursor to a postal banking system. But in order for the test to be successful and mature into a pilot, it has to actually be, well, tested. | According to postal employees at Baychester Station in the Bronx, one of four locations nationwide where the test is being carried out, not a single business or payroll check transaction was made between September 13, when the test launche…

_____ (2021-11-14). US Threatens Regime Change In Nicaragua. popularresistance.org The United States has continuously carried out acts of aggression against Nicaragua and its people for more than 150 years. Joseph Biden's effort to undermine that country's sovereignty is part of a long history of invasions, coups, and support for U.S. puppets. | The Biden administration declared the recent election fraudulent before it had even taken place. The corporate media repeated lies about an "authoritarian dictatorship" that came straight from the State Department's script. The United States congress voted overwhelmingly to pass the RENACER Act, a regime change plot featuring the imposition of sanctions…

_____ (2021-11-14). With Attack On Rights Groups, Israel's Impunity Is On Full Display. popularresistance.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. He explains the context for the Israeli move, the long history of repression of Palestinian activists, and the resistance put up by these groups and the Palestinian people.

Ana Perdigón (2021-11-14). Terrorist Plot Targeting 21N Elections Uncovered. orinocotribune.com Venezuela's Minister for Interior Relations, Justice and Peace, Remigio Ceballos, announced on Saturday, November 13 that intelligence services dismantled a terrorist plan that sought to sabotage the regional and municipal elections to be held on November 21. | Ceballos reported that intelligence and citizen security organizations managed to neutralize a terrorist group that was attempting to commit sabotage at the facilities of the National Electoral Council (CNE), at its main warehouse in Mariche, Miranda state. All voting machines are kept in this warehouse, and are currently being distributed all over Venezue…

Indigenous Action (2021-11-14). Against the "Colonizer's Burden": Climate Justice Means Anti-Colonial and Anti-Capitalist Struggle. itsgoingdown.org New editorial from Indigenous Action on the need to confront root ideologies and structures of colonialism and capitalism. Global warming is a direct consequence of war against Mother Earth. Unless the root ideologies and structures that precipitate this crisis are confronted and done away with, we condemn ourselves and future generations to non-existence. 
"Big Green"…

Jesús Rodríguez-Espinoza (2021-11-14). El Sistema Prepares to Break World Record — Largest Orchestra Ever in Venezuela (Video and Photos). orinocotribune.com Caracas, November 13, 2021 (special for OrinocoTribune.com)—This Saturday, November 13, the courtyard of the military academy of Venezuela in Caracas was the setting for more than 12,000 young musicians from the Venezuelan orchestra system, internationally known as El Sistema, to come together from more than 400 El Sistema nodes from all over Venezuela, to try for the Guinness World Record as "The Largest Orchestra in the World." | The official ceremony began with the words of Vice President Delcy Rodríguez, who highlighted the perseverance and dedication of the musicians and the faculty of El Sistema as we…

Julie Varughese (2021-11-14). After Daniel Ortega's Victory in Nicaragua, Biden Signs RENACER Act and OAS Votes to Condemn. towardfreedom.org Between an Organization of American States resolution, fresh U.S. sanctions, social media platforms suspending known Ortega supporters a week before the elections and corporate media outlets inaccurately reporting on Ortega, it is clear the United States is the primary contradiction in the Nicaraguan people's struggle for liberation.

Staff (2021-11-14). Cops probe school board head over eerie 'dossier' on parents. rt.com Scottsdale, Arizona Police are investigating a school board president after he was found to have access to a digital dossier which included social security numbers and divorce records of parents who held opposing views. | Jann-Michael Greenburg, the president of the Scottsdale Unified School District board, made headlines this week after he was allegedly found to have access to an eerie | Social security nu…

Anonymous103 (2021-11-14). European Army: Rhetoric versus Reality. southfront.org Pictured: Soldiers of the Franco-German brigade, a military unit founded in 1989, jointly consisting of units from the French Army and German Army. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images) | Written by Soeren Kern ; originally published on The call for a supranational army, part of a push for Europe to achieve "strategic autonomy" from the United States, is being spearheaded by French President Emmanuel Macron, who, as part of his ree…

Staff (2021-11-14). Unvaccinated Americans being banned from family parties — poll. rt.com A majority of vaccinated Americans do not want unvaccinated relatives attending their holiday parties, and almost half have cut off family members over their vaccination status, according to a new poll. | According to a survey of 2,000 Americans conducted by

Dean Baker (2021-11-14). Imagine if Stopping Climate Change Was More Important than Making Climate Change Billionaires. cepr.net We are still getting through a worldwide pandemic that has taken tens of millions of lives. While we did develop effective vaccines, they were not produced and distributed quickly enough to prevent enormous loss of life. This is a tragedy that should force us to ask how we could have done better. On the other …

Anonymous669 (2021-11-14). Afghan TV Presenter Among Six Killed In New Kabul Blast (Videos, Photos). southfront.org File image. | On November 13, a magnetic explosive device attached to a passenger minivan exploded in the Dasht-e Barchi area in the western part of the Afghan capital, Kabul. | The explosion destroyed the minivan. A Taliban official, who declined to be named, told VIDEO…

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-14). Turkish state media call for intervention against infidel Russia, Serbia in the Balkans. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com From the Turkish state-run Anadolu Agency. The denunciation of alleged pan-Serbism and implicit pan-Slavism is amusing coming as it does from the advocates of a 22-nation Turkic world. Albania and Hungary, both of which border Serbia (Albania through Kosovo), are slated to receive Turkish Bayraktar TB2 combat drones of the sort that have recently slaughtered …

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-14). French DM, FM threaten Russia over Ukraine's "territorial integrity" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com France has warned Moscow against harming to Ukraine's territorial integrity, after the United States shared with European allies its fears about the relocation of Russian troops on the border with Ukraine and a potential attack. France's Minister for Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian and Defense Minister Florence Parley issued an unusually blunt statement after meeting …

George Monbiot (2021-11-14). Make extreme wealth extinct: it's the only way to avoid climate breakdown. zcomm.org Why do we tolerate the massive environmental impacts of the very rich?>

Jonah Furman (2021-11-14). Striking John Deere Workers Hold Out for Better Deal. zcomm.org One hundred members joined the November 8 picket, including members from each of the eight UAW locals at Deere in Iowa and Illinois…

Frank Andrews (2021-11-14). Sudan coup: 15-year-old killed as security forces accused of using banned 'expanding bullets'. middleeasteye.net Sudan coup: 15-year-old killed as security forces accused of using banned 'expanding bullets' | Mujahid Muhammad Farah dies after being shot on Saturday, while 14-year-old girl receives treatment for bullet wound to the head | Sun, 11/14/2021 – 09: 53 | Sudanese opponents of the military coup take part in a protest in the city of Khartoum North near the capital, on 13 November 2021 (AFP) | A 15-yea…

Anonymous669 (2021-11-14). Syrian Army Strikes HTS Police Station In Eastern Idlib With Laser-Guided Artillery Rounds (Video). southfront.org Illustrative image. | Late on November 14, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) shelled a police station of al-Qaeda-affiliated Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) in the town of Taftanaz in the eastern part of the Greater Idlib region. | The station was reportedly targeted with a number of Russian-made 2K25 Krasnopol laser-guided 155 mm artillery rounds. | According to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, three of the station's personnel were wounded in the artillery strike. | #ÿ™ŸÅÿ™&Y…

MEE staff (2021-11-14). Israel uses settler violence as 'tool' to take Palestinian land: B'Tselem. middleeasteye.net Israel uses settler violence as 'tool' to take Palestinian land: B'Tselem | Israel, as policy, 'fully supports and assists' settler intimidation tactics that often result in the loss Palestinian farm and pasture land, says Israeli rights group | Sun, 11/14/2021 – 18: 26 | Israeli soldiers stand near a Palestinian vehicle defaced with Star of David graffiti, believed to be vandalised by Israeli settlers, in al-…

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-14). Hungary may be next NATO state to obtain Turkish combat drones. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Hungary tests Turkish drones as it reviews possible purchase — report Military drones from Turkey were spotted at a military base in Hungary, where the unmanned aerial vehicles are being considered for a procurement…. The first sighting of Turkish drones in Hungary came on November 4, when a local outlet identified a Karayel-SU at Papa …

Joel Warner (2021-11-14). WEEKEND READER: Learning To Live With Forever COVID. dailyposter.com

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-14). Turkey, Ukraine to produce over 500 combat drones that can carry air-to-air missiles. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Turkey's Baykar, Ukrainian firm ink deal for unmanned aircraft engine Turkey's drone magnate Baykar has signed a contract with the Ivchenko-Progress, one of the leading engine companies in Ukraine for the procurement of engines for its Combat Unmanned Aircraft System (MIUS) project, according to a company statement Friday. *** Ivchenko-Progress will supply the AI-322F Turbofan …

Kenny Stancil (2021-11-14). Biden Urged to Use Executive Action to Stop Fossil Fuel Expansion. zcomm.org "The Biden administration has tools at its disposal that it is simply failing to use," said one advocate. "If President Biden believes we are in an emergency, he should act accordingly."

Anonymous103 (2021-11-14). Nearly 300K Non-Existent 'Ghost Soldiers' Is Why Afghan Government Collapsed So Quickly: Ex-Finance Minister. southfront.org Illustrative Image | Originally published on Former Afghani finance minister, Khalid Payenda, says that most of the 300,000 Afghan troops never existed, and were in fact "ghost" solders who were fabricated by corrupt officials who then pocketed their wages, according to the So — corrupt Afghan…

Anonymous669 (2021-11-14). Russian State-Of-The-Art Electronic Warfare System Spotted In Syria's Tartus Base (Video). southfront.org The Krasukha-4 in Tartus Naval Base as seen in Sputnik's video. | The Russian military has deployed its state-of-the-art Krasukha-4 electronic warfare (EW) system in Tartus Naval Base on the Syrian coast. | The system appeared in a video from the base that was released by Sputnik on November 12. The video documents defensive drills which were recently held by Russian forces and the Syrian Arab Army at the base. | The Krasukha-4, which is based on a BAZ-6910-022 four-axle-chassis, was developed by the KRET corporation to…

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-14). Turkey extends deployment of troops to Nagorno-Karabakh. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Erdogan approves extension of Turkish military stay in Azerbaijan Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has approved the bill on the term of office of the Turkish military working in the joint Turkish-Russian monitoring center in Azerbaijan to extend for another year…. Turkish Servicemen to Remain in Azerbaijan's Karabakh Region for One More Year Turkish servicemen …

Leif Autzen (2021-11-14). Hundreds demonstrate against anti-trans legislation in Columbus, Ohio. liberationnews.org Transgender activists with PSL – Columbus organized a protest against HB 454 which would effectively outlaw gender-affirming care for Ohio minors.

WSWS (2021-11-14). Health care unions call off Kaiser strike, announce four-year agreement with real wage cuts. wsws.org Saturday's move is the latest betrayal by the unions in the United States, which are working to sabotage a growing movement by workers against wage stagnation and unsafe working conditions.

Robert Reich (2021-11-14). How Wealth Inequality Spiraled Out of Control. zcomm.org Wealth inequality has spiraled out of control. It's time to end this vicious cycle…

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-14). NATO show of strength: U.S. Sixth Fleet flagship, U.S. interceptor missile destroyer dock in Romania. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com USS Mount Whitney and USS Porter Arrive in Constanta, Romania The Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), flagship of U.S. Sixth Fleet (SIXTHFLT), and the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in Constanta, Romania for a scheduled port visit, Nov. 12, 2021. The ships' presence in …

MEE, agencies (2021-11-14). Tunisia: Protesters clash with police as thousands rally against Saied's coup. middleeasteye.net Tunisia: Protesters clash with police as thousands rally against Saied's coup | President could lose support when Tunis announces painful economic reforms in coming days | Sun, 11/14/2021 – 15: 13 | Demonstrators hold up a placard reading 'Get out dictator!' during a protest against President Kais Saied's seizure of power in Tunis on 14 November 2021 (Reuters) | Thousands of Tunisians prot…

Ashley Curtin (2021-11-14). The gap between climate rhetoric and reality: The Fossil Fuelled 5. nationofchange.org Among those five wealthy countries analyzed, the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Norway and Australia, all plan to approve and subsidize new fossil fuel projects despite their claims of leading in the climate fight, the report concluded.

Asad Rehman (2021-11-14). Civil Society Holds People's Plenary & Leaves Climate Summit. zcomm.org As the U.N. climate summit in Glasgow concludes, activists staged a walkout Friday in response to late decisions made by negotiators to severely weaken commitments in the final agreement…

_____ (2021-11-14). Is Biden Looking To Reignite A Dirty War In Ukraine? popularresistance.org On October 18, U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin III met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to affirm U.S. support for Ukraine's war against its eastern provinces. | Since the beginning of the conflict in 2014, the United States has provided more than $2.5 billion in security assistance to Ukraine, including $275 million in military aid that has been announced in the last ten months under President Joe Biden, a staunch champion of the war from its inception. | In early November, President Biden dispatched CIA Director William F. Burns to Moscow to warn the Kremlin about its troop buildup on the Ukra…

Ramzy Baroud (2021-11-14). The People vs. COP26: Time for Politicians, Billionaires to Listen. zcomm.org Expecting COP26 to save the world is wishful thinking. Our fate is truly in our own hands. It always has been. It is high time for politicians to stop talking and, for once, truly listen…

Dusan Pajovic (2021-11-14). How to fix climate activism. zcomm.org Interview on tactics, messaging, and how to bring the working class into climate activism — who have so far been excluded…

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-14). Eight NATO members lead 29-nation, 40-ship exercise off coast of Congo (Brazzaville). antibellum679354512.wordpress.com It's been remarked on this site before that Brazil and Senegal, which among other exercises participated in this summer's U.S.-NATO Sea Breeze war games in the Black Sea, are being prepared for NATO partnerships. The other eighteen African nations listed below (excluding Morocco which is already a NATO partner) also appear to be groomed for …

Ryan Black (2021-11-14). To Help Democrats Survive 2022, Biden Should Legalize Marijuana Right Now. zcomm.org Legalizing marijuana allows President Joe Biden to address important issues without Congressional approval and could help Democrats stave off major losses in 2022…

Staff (2021-11-14). Food banks struggle to feed hungry Americans. rt.com Food banks across the United States are struggling to keep up with the number of Americans in need of assistance amid record inflation and the supply chain crisis, which have gripped the nation ahead of the holiday season. | The Alameda County, California Community Food Bank was forced to "make a lot of really tough choices" due to inflation and the rising costs of food, its executive director, Regi Young,

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-14). U.S. to deliver 300 Cougar MRAPs to Poland. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Poland to acquire 300 used Cougar MRAPs from the US Poland's Defence Minister Mariusz B≈Çaszczak has announced the country will acquire 300 second-hand Cougar mine-resistant, ambush-protected (MRAP) vehicles from the United States as part of efforts to modernize the country's land forces. "They are proven vehicles that the U.S. Army has used for many years …

Mel Gurtov (2021-11-14). Israel's new leadership offers nothing new to Palestinians. zcomm.org To all intents and purposes, Israeli policy on Palestine amounts to Netanyahu-ism without Netanyahu…

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Rick Rozoff (2021-11-14). Black Sea: Ukraine drills with NATO warships, warplanes, to deploy anti-ship cruise missiles. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ukraine intends to place Neptune missiles on southern border "These cruise missiles could destroy the Crimean Bridge in a few minutes." The Minister of Defense of Ukraine Oleksiy Reznikov during his visit to Berdyansk, Zaporizhia region, stated that in the near future the anti-ship missile system Neptune will take over the combat duty to protect …

WSWS (2021-11-14). John Deere workers: Vote NO to the UAW's sellout on Wednesday! We have the power to win our demands! wsws.org "It is our duty to stand up to this blackmail and vote this down again, not only for ourselves but for all workers who are watching and supporting our struggle."

Fra Hughes (2021-11-14). Brexit is the Burning Question: Burning Busses Appears to be the N. Ireland Loyalist Answer. orinocotribune.com By Fra Hughes — Nov 12, 2021 | Brexit might be the catalyst to reunify Ireland sooner rather than later, but have no doubt reunification is coming. |

| When the British Parliament finally completed the negotiations with the European Parliament on Britain's long-awaited departure from the European Union on January 31, 2020, for many the deal had been done, there were winners and losers but Brexit had been delivered. | The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland was now outside of the European Union, except it wasn't. | The Good Friday Agreement signed in 1998 and endorsed by the people…

Anonymous669 (2021-11-14). 13 Tribal Pro-Government Fighters Ambushed, Killed By ISIS Terrorists In Syria's Deir Ezzor. southfront.org Illustrative image. | On November 13, at least 13 fighters of a tribal pro-government formation known as "Usud al-Sharqiyah" [the Lions of the East] were killed in an ambush set by ISIS terrorists near the town of al-Masrab in the northwestern Deir Ezzor countryside, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR). | The victims were reportedly conducting a combing operation around a salt mine near al-Masrab when they came under attack. | While some sources said that the ambush involved direct shooting by ISIS te…

_____ (2021-11-14). Hunter Biden's Wife Seen at SoHo Gallery As Controversial Art Show Opens. strategic-culture.org By Isabel VINCENT, Khristina NARIZHNAYA, Steven VAGO, Melissa KLEIN | The hotly anticipated and controversial solo art show by Hunter Biden finally opened Saturday in SoHo. | Workers took down the paper covering the windows and posted Biden's paintings, and Biden's wife stopped by the space. | The sale has been the subject of intense criticism by Republicans who say that the amateur artist's paintings, priced between $75,000 and $500,000, could be purchased by people looking to curry favor with the president.

MEE, agencies (2021-11-13). US military hid air strikes that killed scores of civilians in Syria: Report. middleeasteye.net US military hid air strikes that killed scores of civilians in Syria: Report | Up to 60 civilians were killed in the strikes, with the Pentagon saying it is unsure of numbers as women and children killed could have been combatants | Sat, 11/13/2021 – 22: 27 | Heavy smoke rises above the Islamic State (IS) group's last remaining position in the village of Baghouz in the countryside of the e…

Anonymous007 (2021-11-13). Military Situation In Yemen On November 13, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 144 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On November 12, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted an airstrike on the Jubah district | On November 12, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 21 airstrikes on the Sarwah district | On November 12, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted an airstrike on the Haradh district | On November 12, Saudi-led coalition warp…

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.

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…

K.J. Noh, Michael Wong (2021-11-13). China and Solutions to Climate Change. dissidentvoice.org The Earth's greenhouse-gas (GHG) concentrations are driving catastrophic climate change, and creating an existential threat to the planet. But there is a way out. Last year, President Xi Jinping pledged that China's carbon-dioxide emissions would peak before 2030, and that the country would become carbon-neutral before 2060. China has a history of setting ambitious, nearly impossible …

_____ (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

Staff (2021-11-13). National Guard put on standby for Rittenhouse verdict. rt.com Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers has put 500 National Guard soldiers on standby in preparation for the upcoming verdict in the Kyle Rittenhouse murder trial. | Evers announced this week that National Guard soldiers will be staging somewhere outside the city of Kenosha in the coming week, ready to be called in to assist local law enforcement dealing with potential protests stemming from the verdict in the Rittenhouse trial. | "We stand ready to support our communities during times of need," Maj. Gen. Paul Knapp, Wisconsin's adjutant general, said in the announcement, adding that the troops being put on "active sta…

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-13). Cordon militaire: Estonia to erect barrier, deploy forces along border with Russia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Estonia intends to build barbed wire fence on border with Russia Estonia intends to build a 130 km long barbed wire fence on the border with Russia. Estonian Defense Minister Kalle Laanet stated this…. Estonia does not have a common border with Belarus, but fears that illegal migrants in Belarus may enter the country through …

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, …

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-13). Missile attacks from West: Lukashenko calls for Russian tactical missiles on Polish, Lithuanian, Ukrainian frontiers. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Lukashenko contemplates deploying Russian Iskander missiles along western, southern borders Belarus needs to deploy several squadrons of tactical missile systems Iskander in the western direction and the southern direction. Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko made the relevant statement in an interview…. Aleksandr Lukashenko remarked that the Belarusian army has good and high-precision weapons. But it is …

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-13). Biden expresses "grave concern" to Belarus, Russia as U.S., Russian nuclear-capable bombers are in the sky. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com From Radio Poland and the Polish News Agency. The article also includes a reiteration of condemnations of Belarus and Russia by the U.S.-EU-NATO triad. By way of reminder, American B-1B and Russian Tu-160 nuclear-capable bombers are in the area, with U.S. B-2s and B-52s also frequently deployed along NATO's self-defined eastern flank from the Baltic …

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-13). Lithuania: NATO warplanes ready for action against neighboring Belarus, Russia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Danish F-16s continue to protect Allied airspace in the Baltic Sea Region Allied Danish F-16s have been stationed at Siauliai Air Base, Lithuania since September for Baltic Air Policing (BAP) and will continue the mission until December. Denmark has four F-16s and 56 service members from Fighter Wing Skrydstrup currently deployed in Siauliai Air Base. …

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). "Everything was ready. NATO troops, Americans and others": Belarus faces war after color revolution bid out of "Gene Sharp's playbook" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Lukashenko comments on last year's riots in Belarus Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko talked about last year's riots in Belarus as he gave an interview with Igor Korotchenko, a military expert and Editor-in-Chief of the Russian magazine Natsionalnaya Oborona [National Defense] on 9 November, BelTA has learned. "A year has passed since then. We are now …

Pavan Kulkarni (2021-11-13). TPLF's war on Ethiopian gov't is a US-EU backed ploy to thwart cooperation in the Horn of Africa, says former Ethiopian diplomat. peoplesdispatch.org The coalition of nine ethnic groups formed in Washington D.C to fight the Ethiopian government is merely a psy-op and does not exist on the ground, diplomat Mohamed Hassan told Pavan Kulkarni…

Fight Back (2021-11-13). Free Alex Saab, Venezuela Diplomat, Jailed by U.S. fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Committee to Stop FBI Repression (CSFR). | The Committee to Stop FBI Repression (CSFR) is calling on people to join a rally to "Free Alex Saab Now!" on Monday, November 15. Alex Saab is a good man who has done nothing wrong, only opposed U.S. sanctions and aggression against Venezuela. It is the U.S. government and President Joe Biden who should be put on trial for their ongoing harassment of Venezuela's democratic and popular Bolivarian Revolution. | Rally, Monday, Nov. 15, 9: 30 a.m. EST | Miami Federal Courthouse, 400 North Miami Ave | Miam…

In Defense of Liberation! (2021-11-13). True Amerikkkan History: Settler-Colonialism, Capitalism, Imperialism and Fascism. anchor.fm In this episode I try to make an argument for the true nature of "Amerikkka", what we know as "the United States" as a Colonial, Capitalist enterprise, a settler-State, an oppressive regime, a Nationalist and sometimes even Fascist Imperialist Empire. Now, that's a lot of words. If you want to know what that means to me, please give this episode a listen! FUCK FASCISTS! FUCK EMPIRES! FUCK CAPITALISTS!

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…

Hugo Lautissier (2021-11-13). In Lebanon, bitcoin is proving to be a safe bet. middleeasteye.net In Lebanon, bitcoin is proving to be a safe bet | Devastated by the drastic devaluation of the Lebanese pound, more and more people are embracing cryptocurrencies | Sat, 11/13/2021 – 10: 07 | Lebanese citizens stand in line outside a bank to collect their salaries on 31 March 2020 in the coastal city of Tripoli (AFP/Joseph Eid) | It's a small, unassuming office tucked between a dog grooming p…

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…

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 …

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 …

_____ (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…

Ethan Huff (2021-11-13). If You Take the COVID Vax, You Can Never Achieve Full Immunity Again — Government Stats Unveil the Horrifying Truth. globalresearch.ca

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…

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

Staff (2021-11-13). 21N Regional Elections: CNE Extends Deadline for Witness Accreditation. orinocotribune.com The process of accreditation of electoral witnesses from political parties may be carried out until Friday, November 13, announced Enrique Márquez, vice president of the National Electoral Council (CNE). | During a visit to an Electoral Fair in the Pérez Bonalde Civil Registry in Catia, the rector asserted that the body decided to review the process and provide an extension, in order to guarantee that no candidate and no party is left without its witnesses. |

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). Bolivia Stalked by Coup Plotters. orinocotribune.com Bolivia, under constant threat of a coup, continues to resist attacks by right-wing political elements that do not accept the victory of Luis Arce as president. This week, the president warned that the opposition is planning to overthrow the national government. Faced with this circumstance, Arce called on social movements to defend the people's vote. | "The statements of the opposition show their coup intention," Arce said. "They exhibit a faàßade of democracy for the Bolivian people," Arce said. "The right wingers are clear." | President Luis Arce says that Bolivia will not allow another coup from those w…

Editor2 (2021-11-13). Victory for Palestinian Hunger Striker After 113 Days Without Food. orinocotribune.com Israel agreed on Thursday to release a hunger-striking prisoner in four months after lengthy negotiations. | Miqdad Qawasmeh suspended his hunger strike on Thursday after refusing food for 113 days to protest his detention without charge or trial after Israel agreed to release him in February 2022. | His victory came after lengthy and arduous negotiations between the leadership of the Hamas prisoners' group and Israeli authorities. | ÿߟÑÿµŸàÿ± ÿߟÑÿ£ŸàŸÑŸâ ÿ®ÿπÿ&Osl…

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, …

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 …

_____ (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…

Staff (2021-11-13). YouTube suspends senator over Covid-19 vaccine video. rt.com Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson was temporarily suspended from YouTube for allegedly spreading "harmful misinformation" after he published a video discussing injuries related to Covid-19 vaccination. | Johnson accused YouTube of "censoring the truth" on Friday evening after his roundtable discussion video, which featured "stories from doctors, scientists and the vaccine injured," was taken off the platform and led to his temporary suspension. | For the 5th time this year, This time they don't want…

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.

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

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

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). 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.

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.

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.

Gérard Delépine (2021-11-13). Covid-19 Vaccines Lead to New Infections and Mortality: The Evidence is Overwhelming. globalresearch.ca Vaccination has spread worldwide. And everywhere it has been followed by a dramatic rise in new infections and mortality. How many deaths and severe accidents will it take for governments, WHO, health agencies FDA, EMA, to look at the proven results of this experimental pseudo-vaccination?

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…

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.

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.

Anonymous007 (2021-11-13). Military Situation In Syria On November 13, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On November 13, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 9 times: 2 — in Idlib province, 5 — in Aleppo province, 2 — in Hama | On November 13, the Turkish-backed forces reportedly downed a Russian reconnaissance drone near the Ain Issa village | On November 12, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in Kafr Nuran village | On November 12, two civilians were killed by a landmine explosion in…

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)…

Anonymous765 (2021-11-13). U.S. Army's Stryker ICV To Receive Directed Energy Protection Against Drone Swarms. southfront.org | DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : | MONERO (XMR): 49HqitRzdnhYjgTEAhgGpCfsjdTeMbUTU6cyR4JV1R7k2Eej9rGT8JpFiYDa4tZM…

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). 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.

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.

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.

teleSUR (2021-11-13). UNESCO Marks Anniversary In Defense of Solidarity and Culture. telesurenglish.net UNESCO's General Assembly addresses the challenges of global education in the wake of the impact of the pandemic and other issues of global concern. | Forest Whitaker: "Today, I had the privilege to speak at UNESCO's 75th anniversary ceremony. Its purpose to build the defenses of peace in the minds of people is a universal mission that can speak to the heart of every human being."

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-13). Ukraine to buy, produce more Turkish drones for war in Donbass, Crimea. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ukraine plans to purchase new batch of Bayraktar drones, — Ministry of Defense Next year, the Ministry of Defense will purchase a new batch of Bayraktar unmanned aerial vehicles from Turkey….This was announced by Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov…. "Our Turkish partners have publicly announced that they are taking Ukrainian engines to make Bayraktar. We additionally …

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…

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.

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…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-11-13). Global effort seeks to untangle Libyan crisis. peoplesdispatch.org An international conference was held in Paris ahead of the Libyan elections in December. While the dates for the elections have been fixed ahead of the elections, a number of controversies and conflicts remain in front of the various parties.

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.

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.

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-13). As full-scale war looms, Turkish admiral led NATO Days, inspections in Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATO Days in Ukraine 2021 A delegation from SHAPE's Partnerships Directorate, led by Rear Admiral Bàºlent Turan, Deputy Chief of Staff Partnerships Directorate, visited several military training establishments in Ukraine, from Nov. 07 to 11, 2021 to brief and discuss numerous aspects of NATO-Ukraine co-operation. "NATO days in Ukraine is extremely important. It is one …

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.

_____ (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 …

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…

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.

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-13). NATO Joint Force Training Center commander ends Georgia visit after discussing war games. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATO JFTC Commander Concludes Georgia Visit Commander of NATO Joint Force Training Center (JFTC), Major General Norbert Wagner has concluded a three-day visit to Georgia. NATO JFTC announced on November 10 that during the trip Major General Wagner held meetings with Deputy Chief of Georgian Defense Forces, Major General Zaza Chkhaidze and the leadership of …

Anonymous669 (2021-11-13). Syrian Army Deployed Reinforcements Near Turkish-Occupied Afrin: Monitoring Group. southfront.org Illustrative image. | The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) had deployed large reinforcements along the frontline with the Turkish-occupied area of Afrin in the northern countryside of Aleppo, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on November 13. | According to the London-based monitoring group, the reinforcements included battle tanks, infantry fighting vehicles and logistics."Regime forces will be deployed along the frontlines with Turkish-backed factions in the district of Sherawa in Afrin countryside,…

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…

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.

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…

Anonymous669 (2021-11-13). In Video: Iranian Navy Helicopter Makes Bold Pass Near US Carrier In Persian Gulf. southfront.org Screen grab from Tasnim's video. | On November 13, the Tasnim News agency published a video showing an AB-212ASW helicopter of the Islamic Republic of Iran Navy making a bold low pass a few meters away from the US Navy USS Essex (LHD-2) landing helicopter dock in the Persian Gulf. | According to the Iranian news agency, the helicopter was conducting a "reconnaissance flight" over the large US warship. | At the time of the encounter, USS Essex was carrying four AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters, four UH-1Y Venom utility hel…

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…

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

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

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

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…

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.

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)…

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".

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.

WSWS (2021-11-13). 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.

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…

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

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…

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.

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

John C. A. Manley (2021-11-13). Medical Doctor Warns that "Bacterial Pneumonias Are on the Rise" from Mask Wearing. globalresearch.ca Important article by John C. A Manley. First published in October 2020 | "A group is suing Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum and Tulsa Health Department Executive Director Bruce Dart, saying the city's mask mandate is harmful to healthy people," reports

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.

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)…

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!" | <...

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). 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.

David Skripac (2021-11-13). "Our Species is Being Genetically Modified": Humanity's March Toward Extinction? Analysis of the Microbiome and Virome. globalresearch.ca This year marks a turning point in human history. For the first time since human civilization began, our species is being genetically modified. Vaccine manufacturers have now made it possible for the human genome to be permanently altered —and humanity's relationship with nature forever changed.

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.

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)…

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.

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-13). U.S. expands deployment of all three strategic/nuclear-capable bombers to Europe. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Bomber Task Force Europe: B-52s join long-range strategic deployment B-52 Stratofortress aircraft from Minot Air Force Base's 5th Bomb Wing join the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron's B-1B Lancers to support the Bomber Task Force Europe mission series, Nov. 10, during a targeting mission throughout the North Sea region. Air Force Global Strike Command's strategic bomber …

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-13). U.S. warships, surveillance aircraft continue drills in Black Sea: Russian Defense Ministry. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Naval operations of US warships, NATO spy planes moved to northwestern Black Sea US warships and NATO reconnaissance aircraft have moved their activity to northwestern Black Sea, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Saturday. "The Russian Defense Ministry continues to monitor the United States' military activity of an aggressive nature in the Black Sea region. …

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). 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.

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…

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

Editor2 (2021-11-13). Class Warfare and Socialist Resistance: Nicaragua, Cuba, Venezuela as Existential Threats to the US. orinocotribune.com By Ajamu Baraka — Nov 11, 2021 | 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 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 legi…

Anonymous669 (2021-11-13). Satellite Images Reveal Another Target Of Recent Israeli Strikes On Syria. southfront.org Illustrative photo of an Israeli F-15 Eagle fighter jet (Edi Israel/Flash90/File) | Newly-released satellite images have revealed another target that was hit during the The target is an air-defense base of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) located in the southern outskirts of the city of Homs in Syria's central region. The Israeli strikes didn't hit the base's in…

Makia Freeman (2021-11-13). The mRNA COVID Vaccine Is Not a Vaccine. globalresearch.ca First posted by Global Research on January 15, 2021 | It's NOT a vaccine. The mRNA COVID vaccine now being militarily deployed in many nations around the world, is NOT a vaccine. I repeat: it is not a vaccine. It is …

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.

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…

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.

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…

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-13). Ukraine's FM: "U.S. remains our No.1 strategic partner in countering Russian aggression, Kremlin's imperial ambitions" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Dmytro Kuleba, Minister for Foreign AffairsThe new Charter from the United States is key to systemically countering Russian aggression Interviewer: Two months ago, Presidents Volodymyr Zelensky and Joe Biden issued a joint statement on the strategic partnership between Ukraine and the United States, which stated that the updated Charter should fix the enhanced status of …

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

Anonymous669 (2021-11-13). Houthis Secure Most Of Al-Hudaydah As Saudi-Backed Forces Rush To Justify Surprise Withdrawal. southfront.org File image. | Saudi-backed forces have announced that their In a statement released on November 12, the Joint Forces-Western Coast said that their troops will be redeployed to halt the Houthis (Ansar Allah) ongoing of…

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-13). Ukraine to provide NATO, EU with aircraft for "crisis situations" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Antonov signs five-year contract with NATO, EU for use of company's aircraft Ukraine's Antonov Company has signed a contract under the Strategic Airlift Interim Solution (SALIS) initiative, which gives NATO and EU countries the right to use the company's aircraft for emergency delivery of cargo in crisis situations for the next five years. "Under the …

Staff (2021-11-13). Celebration of Kamala Harris' trip as 'gaffe-free' stuns conservatives and liberals alike. rt.com A White House reporter's description of Vice President Kamala Harris' recent trip overseas as "gaffe-free" left conservative critics lauding accusations of bias while outraged liberals cried racism. | "VP Harris ends 5-day (gaffe-free) Paris trip [with] multiple themes," Jennifer Jacobs, Bloomberg's senior White House reporter tweeted after Harris' trip was complete, noting her time spent attending forums and speaking with French president Emmanuel Macron. | VP Harris ends 5-day (gaffe-free) Paris trip w multiple themes—hours w Macron (global stage/sub tiff amends), research lab (covid/cancer/science), A…

Manlio Dinucci (2021-11-13). As Novas Armas Financeiras do Ocidente. globalresearch.ca Novas armas està£o a ser acrescentadas ao arsenal das políticas económicas e financeiras do Ocidente. A fim de compreender a sua natureza e alcance, é necessário partir das que foram utilizadas até agora: sanàßàµes — incluindo a mais pesada, o …

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…

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…

Staff (2021-11-13). National Guard general defies Pentagon's Covid-19 vaccine mandate for soldiers. rt.com Brigadier General Thomas Mancino has informed National Guard soldiers under his command in Oklahoma they can ignore the Defense Department's Covid-19 vaccine mandate with no repercussions. | Mancino released his anti-mandate memo this week shortly after being appointed to his position as Adjutant General of 10,000 National Guard troops by Gov. Kevin Stitt, a Republican who has previously blasted the vaccine mandate for military personnel. | The memo from the newly-appointed commander of Oklahoma's National Guard was first reported on by The Oklahoman on Friday. It states that "no negative administrative or leg…

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.

Anonymous669 (2021-11-13). Greater Idlib: Syrian Army Shelled Militant Positions With Laser-Guided Artillery Rounds (Video, Photos). southfront.org Illustrative image. | On November 13, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) shelled the northwestern region of Greater Idlib with Russian-made 2K25 Krasnopol guided artillery rounds. | The pinpoint artillery strikes targeted militants' positions in the outskirts of the town of Taftanaz in the eastern countryside of Idlib. Al-Qaeda-affiliated Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), the de-facto ruler of Greater Idlib, maintains a large presence in this area. | Syrian opposition activists shared video footage of the shelling as wel…

Hatem Nafti (2021-11-13). Political parties fight for survival in Kais Saied's post-coup Tunisia. middleeasteye.net Political parties fight for survival in Kais Saied's post-coup Tunisia | Months after the president's power grab, Tunisian politicians find themselves in the crosshairs of an agenda that aims to make them obsolete | Sat, 11/13/2021 – 09: 51 | A hundred days after the coup, Tunisia's political parties are struggling to survive in the face of an omnipotent president (AFP/Fethi Belaid) | The date 25 July 2021 will undoub…

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."

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.

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.

Celeste McGovern (2021-11-13). Vaccine Researcher Admits 'Big Mistake,' Says Spike Protein Is Dangerous 'Toxin'. globalresearch.ca First published in …

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.

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.

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…

teleSUR (2021-11-13). Venezuela: Youth Orchestra Plays To Achieve World Record. telesurenglish.net On Saturday, musicians from Venezuela's System of Youth and Children's Orchestras and Choirs gathered in the courtyard of the Military Academy of Fuerte Tiuna to reach the Guinness World Record for the "largest orchestra in the world". | RELATED: | Opening the concert with "Te Deum" by the composer Marc-Antoine Charpentier, 12,000 musicians played for 12 continuous minutes the Marche Slave by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaiko…

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.

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.

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…

MEE staff (2021-11-13). Sudan coup: Protesters shot dead as 'half a million' march against coup. middleeasteye.net Sudan coup: Protesters shot dead as 'half a million' march against coup | At least five people were killed during pro-democracy demonstrations in Sudan, as army moves to consolidate power | Sat, 11/13/2021 – 21: 28 | People protesting against the military coup in Sudan demonstrate in 'Street 60' in the east of capital Khartoum on 13 November (AFP/File photo) | At least five people were killed at pro-democracy…

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.

Anonymous103 (2021-11-13). Azerbaijani Military Post In Shusha Attacked In An Act Of Vengeance For Murdered Civilian (Videos). southfront.org

WSWS (2021-11-13). Travel nursing demand reaches all-time high amidst nursing shortage and Delta surge. 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.

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

teleSUR (2021-11-13). Ecuador: New Prison Riot Leaves 68 Slaughtered Prisoners. telesurenglish.net In Ecuador, At least 68 inmates died Saturday in a new bloodbath at a prison in Guayaquil. | RELATED: | The revolt took over the Guayas 1 prison, where 119 inmates had previously suffered a cruel death with beheadings and burnings in September. | Guayas governor Pablo Arosemena indicated that the new clashes broke out on Friday night when one of the groups invaded a cellblock to kill members of the opposing group…

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.

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…

MEE staff (2021-11-13). Sudan coup: Protesters shot dead as 'half a million' march against military rule. middleeasteye.net Sudan coup: Protesters shot dead as 'half a million' march against military rule | At least five people killed during pro-democracy demonstrations in Sudan as army moves to consolidate power | Sat, 11/13/2021 – 21: 28 | People protesting against the military coup in Sudan demonstrate in 'Street 60' in the east of capital Khartoum on 13 November (AFP/File photo) | At least five people were killed at pro-democra…

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.

teleSUR (2021-11-13). Bolivia: Union Sectors Begin Dialogue Over Law No. 1386. telesurenglish.net In Bolivia, representatives from President Luis Arce's government and trade union sectors set up a round table to discuss Law no. 1386, which seeks to establish a legal framework to combat illicit enrichment and terrorism. | RELATED: | Previously, Union sectors unleashed an indefinite strike in at least four cities in rejection of the law. They alleged that the new rule opens the possibility for using a discretionary str…

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). 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.

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.

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