Daily Archives: November 26, 2021

2021-11-26: News Headlines

Peoples Dispatch (2021-11-26). Three men involved in Ahmaud Arbery's murder found guilty, set to face life sentences. peoplesdispatch.org Travis McMichael, along with his father Greg McMichael and neighbor William Bryan, received a unanimous guilty verdict 21 months after the murder of Ahmaud Arbery. The three are also set to face a federal hate crimes trial in February…

_____ (2021-11-26). Why There Are So Few Whistleblowers. popularresistance.org The fact that there are so few whistleblowers points to the failure of the system, particularly the failure of the oversight system. The press certainly hasn't been helpful. Chelsea Manning, who provided video evidence of war crimes, was dismissed by Washington Post oped writer Ruth Marcus as a "cross-dressing Little Red Riding Hood." Edward Snowden, who provided fulsome evidence of illegal massive surveillance, was dismissed by Post senior writer David Ignatius as an "intelligence defector," not a "whistleblower." NBC's David Gregory accused then Guardian reporter Glenn Greenwald of "aiding" and "abetting" Snowd…

_____ (2021-11-26). Washington Unleashes Biological Warfare in Syria. journal-neo.org The US crimes in Syria have already been repeatedly reported by the Western media, the Syrian Arab News Agency SANA, as well as various international organizations. The airstrikes on Syrian cities, which were carried out by the US and the coalition led by them in violation of international law and had disastrous consequences for civilians, …

Derek Royden (2021-11-26). Normalizing vigilantism? The American right's reaction to the Rittenhouse verdict. nationofchange.org "This might be interpreted across the far right as a type of permission slip to do this kind of thing or to seek out altercations in this way."

Margaret Kimberley (2021-11-26). Rittenhouse and Verdict Mania. orinocotribune.com By Margaret Kimberley — Nov 23, 2021 | Black people give great attention to certain court cases in hopes of receiving justice when the system is designed to be unjust. That recognition and the commitment to fighting back will be of greater use than divining conclusions about a racist nation when juries reach verdicts. | Every high-profile trial which demonstrates the connections between systemic racism and law enforcement rivets 40 million Black men, women, and children to television, newspapers, and social media. One would think that jury verdicts change the living conditions of Black people in this country…

_____ (2021-11-26). From 'Saddam Has WMDs' To 'Russia Is Preparing To Invade Ukraine'. popularresistance.org Following Saturday's news report by corporate-owned US media outlet CBS, which outlined alleged plans by Russia to invade Ukraine in the coming weeks as the Winter sets in, based on unverified information given to the media network by unnamed US Intelligence officials, anti-Russian hysteria in the Western mainstream media has again stepped up a notch — with Moscow already being accused of playing a key role in the ongoing migrant crisis at the Belarus-Poland border, where thousands of immigrants, many of whom are fleeing the wars and colour revolutions imposed on their countries by the US-NATO hegemony, are…

_____ (2021-11-26). Ethiopia: The West's Diplomats Meet In Secret To Decide How To Help The TPLF. popularresistance.org Former ambassadors and current diplomats for the United States, Britain and EU had a Zoom meeting this past Sunday with an official for the TPLF in what amounts to a green light from the West for the terrorist group's attempts to overthrow the democratically elected Ethiopian government. And there's evidence to prove it: a phone-cam video of the two-hour meeting.

Danny Shaw (2021-11-26). "Vladimir the Terrible" Fit the Needs of the U.S. Military-Industrial Complex for an "Evil Foreign Enemy"—But the Real Putin Is Well-Regarded by Many Russians for Standing Up to U.S. Imperialism and Reviving the Russian Economy. covertactionmagazine.com Putin is considered a threat because he restored Russian sovereignty, erased the humiliation of the Boris Yeltsin era, and championed …

_____ (2021-11-26). What can the Pope do in North Korea? journal-neo.org Moon Jae-in visited the Vatican on October 29, 2021, when he met Pope Francis to discuss the possibility of a visit by the pontiff to North Korea, saying the Koreans hope the visit will help strengthen peace on the Korean Peninsula. Pope Francis responded positively and said he was willing to make the trip if …

_____ (2021-11-26). Amazon Deals To Take A Hit After Extinction Rebellion Disrupts Depots On Black Friday. popularresistance.org A total of 15 Amazon fulfilment centres in the UK, Germany and the Netherlands have been blocked by Extinction Rebellion ahead of major global discount day, Black Friday. In the UK, activists from across the country are taking part, with 13 blockades in Doncaster, Darlington, Newcastle, Manchester, Peterborough, Derby, Coventry, Rugeley, Dartford, Bristol, Tilbury, Milton Keynes and Dunfermline. These sites account for just over 50 per cent of Amazon deliveries in the UK.

_____ (2021-11-26). Healing In A Time Of Truth And Justice. popularresistance.org National awareness about the role of the federal government and Christian churches in the U.S. Indian boarding school policy is growing rapidly. Ignited by the discoveries of children's graves at Canada's Indian residential schools, the U.S. is poised to face its own reckoning for a similar history. The Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition seized on the growing awareness during its Healing in a Time of Truth and Justice Summit, held virtually on Nov. 19-20.

_____ (2021-11-26). Jorge Arreaza On Venezuela Recovering From Sanctions In New Post-Petro Economic Plan. popularresistance.org UN Special Rapporteurs estimate that 100,000 people have died in Venezuela in the last decade because of the lack of medicine brought on by U.S. sanctions. Nearly 60% of those deaths took place under the Trump administration after Washington escalated its economic warfare on the Bolivarian state. During the Trump era, Jorge Arreaza served as Venezuela's foreign minister and spent years building diplomatic ties with other nations amid Washington's aggressive hybrid war.

_____ (2021-11-26). Kenyan Families Say U.S. Government Fueling "War on Terror" Disappearances and Killings, Demand Records. popularresistance.org Family members of people disappeared and executed by police and paramilitary units in Kenya say the U.S. government is funding and fueling these abuses, and are demanding answers. Acting on their behalf, Mombasa-based Muslims for Human Rights (MUHURI) and its U.S. partners, the NYU School of Law's Global Justice Clinic and the Center for Constitutional Rights, today filed Freedom of Information (FOIA) requests focusing on grave violations committed by Kenyan units "set up, equipped, trained, funded, and/or guided" by the U.S. government.

_____ (2021-11-26). Salute To India's Farmers! A Big Win For Peoples' Power! popularresistance.org On 26th November 2021, as the historic protest led by India's farmers completes a year, La Via Campesina joins others social movements in expressing our solidarity and support. As movements united in our global struggles for food sovereignty, we draw inspiration from this year long struggle led by India's farmers that has demonstrated what resilience and unity of the working class can achieve even in the face of adversities. Read the full text below.

_____ (2021-11-26). This Victory Gives Confidence for Future Struggles. popularresistance.org On 19 November 2021, a week before the first anniversary of the farmers' revolt, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi surrendered. He accepted that the three laws on agricultural markets that had been pushed through the parliament in 2020 would be repealed. The farmers of India had won. The All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS), one of the organisers of the protest movement, celebrated the triumph and declared that 'this victory gives more confidence for future struggles'. Many pressing struggles remain, including the fight for a law to guarantee a minimum support price that is one and a half times the cost of production…

Ann Brown (2021-11-26). Inflation Is Here: Dollar Tree Switches Up, Products Will Now Cost $1.25. moguldom.com Shoppers at Dollar Tree are in for sticker shock. Prices are no longer a dollar at the discount variety store and Fortune 500 company. The company, which operates 15,115 stores in the U.S. and Canada, has raised its prices 25 percent to $1.25 for most of its products. Inflation is here. The annual inflation rate …

Ann Brown (2021-11-26). Democrat In New York State Legislature: I'm Proposing Bill To Prevent Health Insurance Coverage For Unvaccinated Covid Patients. moguldom.com New York State Democrat Assemblyman Patrick Burke is proposing legislation that would allow health insurance companies to deny coverage to the unvaccinated for any covid-related treatments. "I know we're all tired of this pandemic, and it's largely being perpetuated by variants of covid that keep sprouting up, and they're mostly sprouting up in unvaccinated populations," …

Asa Winstanley (2021-11-26). Second Bristol report exonerated David Miller of anti-Semitism. electronicintifada.net "I do not accept that there is any basis for categorizing it as anti-Semitic," wrote lawyer hired by university.

Ashley Curtin (2021-11-26). Corals spawning gives scientists hope for 'vulnerable ecosystem'. nationofchange.org The spawning, which was seen from recorded videos off the coast of Cairns, Queensland, "gives the scientists who observed it hope for the vulnerable ecosystem."

Binoy Kampmark (2021-11-26). Off to the Solomon Islands: Australia's Civilizers Get Busy. dissidentvoice.org A small riot. Unrest. Risk of collapse. All given a ballooning effect and inflated for policy makers across the ocean. Before much time elapses, Australian security forces are skirting off to restore order in their vast watery neighbourhood. It is a reminder that such relations in the Pacific region are a mixture of intervention, forcible …

Dana Sanchez (2021-11-26). New Covid Variant Spooks Global Stock And Crypto Markets, Flights Banned Out Of South Africa. moguldom.com The discovery of a new, fast-spreading coronavirus variant from Botswana caused flights to be banned with just hours of warning to the U.K., Israel, and a growing number of European countries from South Africa and five other Southern African countries. Stock and crypto markets were hit hard on news of the travel restrictions, with Bitcoin's …

Editor2 (2021-11-26). Padre Melo Says Hondurans Want Their Vote to be Respected in Historic Elections. orinocotribune.com Padre Melo talks about the general elections to be held in the country on November 28, about the role of religious sectors in fighting for the restoration of democracy, what to expect on Election Day, and the impact of the political crisis in Honduras on immigration. | Ismael Moreno or Padre Melo, is a Jesuit priest, the general director of Radio Progreso, and a member of the Team…

Fedaa al-Qedra (2021-11-26). Killed by Israel's negligence. electronicintifada.net Sami al-Amour was denied medical treatment by his jailers.

Isheka N. Harrison (2021-11-26). Chris Tucker: I Passed On Doing More Friday Movies Because of Influence on Weed Culture. moguldom.com Chris Tucker became one of Hollywood's highest-paid actors after he played the role of Smokey in the "Friday" movie, the first installment in the franchise that became a cultural phenomenon and box office hit. In addition to being a breakout role for Tucker, the movie gave the culture many phrases and lingo that remain popular …

Johanna Kichton (2021-11-26). People's Action and Our City Action Buffalo Statement on Buffalo Mayoral Race. peoplesaction.org Contact: Johanna Kichton, press@peoplesaction.org, 202.660.0605 WASHINGTON, D.C.—People's Action and its member organization, Our City Action Buffalo, today released the following statement by Movement Politics Director Brooke Adams and Our City Action Buffalo President Maria Ta after the results were finalized for the mayoral race in Buffalo, New York: "India Walton's campaign changed the game for …

Kevin Mwanza (2021-11-26). Turkish Lira Collapses To Record Low Against Dollar, Economist Predicts Contagion Into Other EM Countries. moguldom.com The Turkish lira, which has shed 42 percent against the US dollar so far this year, collapsed to a historic low on Tuesday Nov. 23, prompting some economists to warn of a new currency crisis as the country's central bank bows to political pressure from President Tayyip Erdogan and slashes interest rates. Tuesday's slide was …

Marlee Kokotovic (2021-11-26). Amazonian manatees populations seem to be on the rise. nationofchange.org "As they are protected and it has been made illegal to sell them, the species has had room to grow and the expectation is that [the population] is increasing."

Maureen Clare Murphy (2021-11-26). Israel begs world to keep paying its occupation bills. electronicintifada.net Aid to Palestinian Authority helps fuel building in settlements.

New Atlas (2021-11-26). American Released from Myanmar Was Part of US Regime-Change Machine. newatlas.report November 26, 2021 (Brian Berletic — NEO) — The Western media announced that American citizen Danny Fenster was freed from prison in Myanmar and allowed to leave the Southeast Asian nation in mid November after negotiations between American politician Bill Richardson and Myanmar's government. Reuters in its article, "US journalist freed in Myanmar, says he is …

Peoples Dispatch (2021-11-26). Turkish women demanding end to violence attacked by security forces. peoplesdispatch.org The march was taken out to observe the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and demand that the Erdogan government rejoin the Istanbul convention from which it withdrew in July…

Ramzy Baroud (2021-11-26). We Do Exist: Why the Palestinian Voice Should Take Center Stage. dissidentvoice.org At a recent New York event, the President of the Foreign Press Association Ian Williams declared, before an approving audience, that it is time "to reclaim the narrative on Palestine". This phrase — 'reclaiming the narrative' — is relatively new to the Palestinian discourse. Years ago, the concept, let alone its implementation, were quite alien: …

Reynard Loki (2021-11-26). The big industry that COP26 failed to tackle. nationofchange.org Our broken and inhumane food system is a huge source of emissions, so why isn't it a major part of the climate solution?>

Staff (2021-11-26). Russia's Zakharova: Countries Criticizing Venezuela's Elections Motivated Only by Politically Motivated Hopes to Destabilize Venezuela. orinocotribune.com On Thursday, November 25, Russia welcomed the broad participation of Venezuela's opposition in the regional and local elections held last Sunday, and described the intentions of the countries that refuse to recognize the results as "politically motivated hopes to destabilize," reported the EFE news agency. | "We welcome the participation in the elections of representatives of a broad sector of the opposition," said Maria Zakharova, spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, at a press conference. | According to the Russian diplomat, this "demonstrates the maturity of the political process in Venezuela and…

Zoe Alexandra (2021-11-26). Honduran movements build new strategies to engage with institutional politics. peoplesdispatch.org Honduras' Broad Movement for Justice and Dignity ( MAJD, a movement that struggles in defense of human rights, in defense of natural resources, a…

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-11-26). Right-Wing Groups Attack Community Media Outlets After Elections. orinocotribune.com Following their general rejection at the polls by the people, opposition leaders are mounting attacks against alternative and community media outlets in regions where they won elections, according to reports. | Venezuela's Public Ministry ordered an investigation to be opened into violent acts committed against radio stations in municipalities of Mérida state, in the Andes region, and in the Barinas state, in the Llanos region. | #DESIGNADOS Fiscal 15 d Barinas y Fiscal 16 d Mérida para investigar d oficio los asaltos -por vía d turbas violentas- d emisoras _____ (2021-11-26). Climate Activists Block Amazon UK Warehouses On Black Friday. popularresistance.org Climate activists are blockading Amazon warehouses across the U.K. on Friday in an attempt to pressure the ecommerce giant on one of its busiest days of the year to improve working conditions and end business practices that hurt the environment. Members of Extinction Rebellion targeted 13 Amazon fulfilment centers in the United Kingdom with the aim of disrupting 50% of the company's deliveries on Black Friday, which marks the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-11-26). Imperial COVID-19 Response Team share new tool to assess threat of new variants. imperial.ac.uk Imperial's COVID-19 Response Team have developed a new tool to assess the threat of new variants in real-time.

William rivers Pitt (2021-11-26). Whatever Passes for "Normal" Amid COVID Is About to Take Yet Another Hard Turn. zcomm.org And still the country remains only 59 percent vaccinated, even as all available data show how remarkably effective the vaccines are at protecting people from the worst elements of COVID.

WSWS (2021-11-26). Ambulances called nearly 1,000 times to Amazon's UK warehouses. wsws.org Amazon's Black Friday profits will not be jeopardised by the #MakeAmazonPay coalition, whose top-down protests are aimed at suppressing a worldwide rebellion by workers against social inequality and capitalist exploitation.

WSWS (2021-11-26). More revelations about the Kaiser Permanente tentative agreement. wsws.org Opposition is growing as healthcare workers at Kaiser Permanente prepare to vote December 8 on a concessions contract being promoted by the Alliance of Health Care Unions.

WSWS (2021-11-26). Solomon Islands coup attempt triggered by US-backed, anti-China forces. wsws.org The Australian government has immediately seized on the unrest, dispatching 23 members of the heavily armed and riot-trained "Specialist Response Group" of the Australian Federal Police, as well as 93 members of the military.

WSWS (2021-11-26). Union push to sell out Spanish steel strike exposes France's Révolution permanente. wsws.org French pseudo-left groups are lining up behind Podemos, which sits in a government that is sending armored vehicles and riot police to attack strikers in Cádiz.

Chloe DS (2021-11-26). Tamil refugee finally released into community detention after being locked up for 12 years. greenleft.org.au Chloe DS reports that Sivaguru "Rajan" Navanitharasa, who endured one of the longest periods inside Australia's detention centres, was finally released into community detention on November 25.

WSWS (2021-11-26). French health minister rejects lockdown measures as COVID-19 cases skyrocket. wsws.org Health Minister Véran announced the government's response to the skyrocketing of COVID-19 cases, with over 33,000 cases reported in 24 hours.

WSWS (2021-11-26). Live updates: WHO officially designates new COVID-19 strain "variant of concern" wsws.org Scientists have detected a new variant of COVID-19, called B.1.1.529 (or Omicron), which appears to have originated in South Africa but has already been detected in several other countries.

WSWS (2021-11-26). Eugene Smith award-winning photographer Cristopher Rogel Blanquet discusses Minamata and why it must be released. wsws.org "An actor's personal life is one thing but the film is something different. Why should someone's personal life be used to censor Minamata?"

WSWS (2021-11-26). NHS FightBack photo of elderly patient lying on UK hospital floor sparks outrage on social media. wsws.org The photo of an elderly patient lying in the entrance to the Emergency Department of the Royal Bournemouth Hospital received thousands of shares and comments.

Staff (2021-11-26). Sanctions on Venezuela to Blame for US Purchasing More Fuel from Russia. orinocotribune.com While Washington urges its European allies to reduce their dependence on Russian energy resources and imposes sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, the US itself urges Russia to supply it with more fuel, and even made its largest diesel purchase in three years. Experts on the subject explain why this trend is happening. | Four Russian tankers with a total of two million barrels of diesel fuel made from natural gas left for the United States to help mitigate the energy crisis in the North American country. This represents the highest purchase of this type since 2018, reported the Bloomberg agency, citing re…

WSWS (2021-11-26). Live updates: New COVID-19 variant detected in South Africa and internationally. wsws.org Scientists have detected a new variant of COVID-19, called B.1.1.529 (or Nu), which appears to have originated in South Africa but has already been detected in several other countries.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-11-26). Fake Science, Invalid Data: There is No Such Thing as a "Confirmed Covid-19 Case". There is No Pandemic. globalresearch.ca

Andrea Germanos (2021-11-26). Elitism is Not the Answer to Populism. zcomm.org On 'Anti-Vaxxers' and Mistrust in Government…

_____ (2021-11-26). Post-Covid 2021 Thanksgiving Tips. strategic-culture.org By Peter VAN BUREN | It's time to admit America is facing a crisis. Families are going to have Thanksgiving together this year. | Nobody wants to admit "We may die of Covid" was a better excuse for not getting together last year than "I'm stuck in O'Hara." Nobody wants to admit chicken tenders from the microwave and a Friends marathon was actually more fun and way less stressful than cooking a mutant breasted 27 pound bird for 12 hours only to find that it was still a little under done. Even the Friends episodes where Jennifer Aniston wore all her underwear were better than Grandpa Mark's retelling of some event…

WSWS (2021-11-26). Spanish unions strangle Cádiz metalworkers' strike. wsws.org The Podemos party, which sits in the Spanish government, is attempting to achieve via trade union treachery what it could not obtain from police violence against the strike.

Jacob Andrewartha (2021-11-26). 'Freedom' protests are a far-right con. greenleft.org.au Not everyone at the "Freedom" protests is right wing, but the protests are and so are the organisers. Their growth should be a serious cause of concern for the left, argue Jacob Andrewartha and Sue Bolton…

WSWS (2021-11-26). Significant move by New Zealand central bank to lift interest rate. wsws.org With headline inflation in the US now running at more than 6 percent, and showing no signs of abating, the key question is when and by how much the Fed may start to move.

Vijay Prashad (2021-11-26). The Indian Farmers Defend the Rights of Farmers Everywhere. zcomm.org The farmers in India continue to fight in a struggle they share with farmers everywhere throughout the world…

WSWS (2021-11-26). UK: B&Q warehouse workers in east Midlands to take strike action against low pay. wsws.org Warehouse workers at the B&Q distribution centre in Worksop in the east Midlands are due to begin industrial action for a pay increase from November 28. The workers are employed directly by logistics firm Wincanton Ltd.

Andrea Germanos (2021-11-26). 130+ Global Groups Demand WTO Postpone Meeting Until Vital Patent Waiver Is Adopted. zcomm.org "The institution whose rules enforce vaccine apartheid is, unbelievably, attempting to have a meeting under conditions of vaccine apartheid, without having first resolved that apartheid by agreeing to the TRIPS waiver."

WSWS (2021-11-26). Electoral members call on workers and youth to join the SEP and fight Australia's undemocratic election laws. wsws.org "I needed to find a party that I am confident and happy to support and that is the SEP."

WSWS (2021-11-26). Spanish unions push for sell-out of Cádiz metalworkers' strike. wsws.org The Podemos party, which sits in the Spanish government, is attempting to achieve via trade union treachery what it could not obtain from police violence against the strike.

WSWS (2021-11-26). The Thanksgiving holiday weekend threatens surge of COVID-19 infections across the US. wsws.org Federal advisers are reporting pre-pandemic levels of travelers during the Thanksgiving holidays. With COVID-19 infections rising across the US and all mitigation measures essentially lifted, health experts warn of a massive surge this winter.

Kathy Fairfax (2021-11-26). Blockade Australia activist given 12 months' jail for climate protest. greenleft.org.au Sergio Herbert was sentenced to 12 months' jail for taking non-violent direct action as part of Blockade Australia's mobilisation against coal. Kathy Fairfax reports.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-11-26). Expert 'optimistic' about possibility of tests for long COVID. imperial.ac.uk There are reasons to be "optimistic" about the possibility of creating simple tests to determine if someone has long COVID, an expert has said.

_____ (2021-11-26). Klaus' Great Narrative: Locking the Plebs Into Plato's Cave for the 21st Century. strategic-culture.org Unfortunately for the Davos Guardians, the reality of the New Great Narrative is a world devoid of those very principles that humanity requires to survive and thrive within our creative, reasonable universe. | In case you were beginning to feel like your world was becoming a cliché dystopian movie script, don't feel bad. It appears that at least some of the villains agree with you. | Not happy with unsatisfying stories, scripts and narratives that shape our disorganized zeitgeist, Klaus Schwab and other creepy dungeon masters trying to manage…

WSWS (2021-11-26). Tens of thousands of transport workers enter fourth week of indefinite strike in India. wsws.org The strike by the Maharashtra state bus transport workers is being mounted by rank-and-file workers in opposition to the wishes of the bureaucratic leadership of more than two dozen trade unions and in defiance of a Bombay High Court ruling banning the strike.

WSWS (2021-11-26). Health and Social Care Bill's naked onslaught on UK working class. wsws.org "If you own a £1m house in the home counties, over 90% of your assets are protected. If you've got a terraced house in Hartlepool (worth £70k) you can lose almost everything."

WSWS (2021-11-26). Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa. wsws.org Warning strikes continue in German public sector pay dispute in hospitals, day-care centres, schools and other public services; protests across England and Wales by midwives and student midwives organised independently of unions on social media highlight staff shortages; protests across Tunisia over axing of job creation measures; thousands of dairy industry workers across South Africa start indefinite strike over pay and jobs…

Juan Cole (2021-11-26). Germany to Get Green Party Ministry of Economy, Energy and Climate. zcomm.org These developments are excellent news for the Biden administration and its climate agenda…

Monika Bauerlein (2021-11-26). Are You Part Of The "Exhausted Majority"? zcomm.org One of the things I look forward to each Thanksgiving is waking up to a Twitter feed that has slowed to a crawl. It is as if, briefly, the world is not churning up crisis after crisis…

Moderator (2021-11-26). Why I'm Not Rushing to Get My Six-Year-Old the COVID-19 VaccineÔøºÔøº. scheerpost.com [ By Len C. Goodman / As a father of a young child, I am pressured to get my daughter vaccinated for COVID-19. And like many Americans, I have concerns about giving my six-year-old a new vaccine that was not tested on humans until last year, and that has been approved only for "emergency use" in kids. The feverish hype by government officials, mainstream media outlets, and Big Pharma, and the systematic demonization and ce…

WSWS (2021-11-26). Opponent of COVID-19 vaccine mandate arrested for bombing at Stellantis Windsor Assembly Plant. wsws.org The central question raised by recent events at the Windsor plant is: why has there been no sustained worker resistance to management's insistence that they toil in unsafe conditions during the pandemic, or its plans to cut a further 1,800 jobs?

imperial.ac.uk (2021-11-26). Q&A: Imperial experts discuss new variant B.1.1.529‚ÄØ. imperial.ac.uk What is the new variant, how is it different, and how concerned should we be?>

Binoy Kampmark (2021-11-26). Off to the Solomon Islands: Australia's civilisers get busy. greenleft.org.au Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has wasted no time in deploying defence and federal police personnel to the Solomon Islands. Binoy Kampmark looks at the motivations behind the move.

WSWS (2021-11-26). Sri Lankan union leader joins right-wing campaign against vaccinations. wsws.org Mandatory vaccinations are not an attack on democratic rights, as claimed by CMU leader Sylvester Jayakody, but a necessary tool in a range of scientific measures that must be fought for by the international working class to eliminate COVID-19.

_____ (2021-11-26). U.S., Russia Top Generals Hold Critical Talks Amid Dangerous Tensions… Can Pentagon Chiefs Call Out Politicization of Intel Inciting War? strategic-culture.org It behooves the Pentagon chief and his aides to scrutinize the alleged U.S. intel and to weigh up the political games of who is playing who. | The two most senior military commanders of the United States and Russia engaged in phone talks this week as dangerous tensions between the nuclear superpowers escalate. | A shaky ceasefire in Ukraine between U.S.-backed Kiev regime forces and Russia-backed separatists is parlously close to outright collapse while NATO warships and warplanes increase aggressive maneuvers in the Black Sea on Russia's southern flank. | For the top-level talks on the American side was Chairman…

WSWS (2021-11-26). Germany's incoming government vows to let COVID-19 run rampant. wsws.org The "traffic light coalition" has declared war on the working population before it even takes power.

Global Research News (2021-11-26). Selected Articles: Disturbing Details Emerge from Inside Australian Quarantine Camps. globalresearch.ca By Details about life inside the Australian quarantine camps are beginning to leak out through the internet. Although the information cannot be directly verified, due …

Hadas Thier (2021-11-26). No, DSA Shouldn't Expel Rep. Jamaal Bowman. zcomm.org New York congressperson Jamaal Bowman has made a number of wrong decisions on Israel-Palestine. But socialists should criticize those errors without driving him away from the Palestine liberation movement and the Left…

WSWS (2021-11-26). Hundreds more lives threatened on "disintegrating" boat in Mediterranean as London and Paris cross swords over Channel migrant deaths. wsws.org Indifferent to 430 lives in immediate danger in the Mediterranean, the deaths of 27 people in the English Channel Wednesday has been the occasion for a tirade of accusations and nationalist outbursts in Britain and France.

Clare Ciborowska (2021-11-26). Capacity to engage in sexual relations: the relevance of the partner's consent. ukhumanrightsblog.com A Local Authority (Respondent) v JB (by his Litigation Friend, the Official Solicitor) (Appellant) — UKSC 2020/0133 Court of Appeal (Civil Division) The Supreme Court has upheld the Court of Appeal's decision that to have capacity to engage in sexual relations, a person needs to be able to understand that their sexual partner must have …

imperial.ac.uk (2021-11-26). British veterans with combat injuries at greater risk of cardiovascular disease. imperial.ac.uk British soldiers injured in Afghanistan may have a higher risk of heart disease and stroke, compared to their uninjured colleagues.

Evan Branan (2021-11-25). People's victory! Killers of Ahmaud Arbery found guilty of murder. liberationnews.org It was the people's movement, which brought tens of millions of people into the streets in a rebellion against white supremacy in the summer of 2020, that forced the U.S. "justice system" to deliver this verdict.

WSWS (2021-11-25). All three of Ahmaud Arbery's killers found guilty of murder. wsws.org All three men were convicted of murder, aggravated assault, false imprisonment and criminal intent to commit a felony. They face a minimum sentence of life in prison with the possibility of parole.

WSWS (2021-11-25). Donald Trump meets with Kenosha shooter Rittenhouse at Mar-A-Lago. wsws.org Former president and January 6 coup-plotter Donald Trump reported on Tuesday evening that he met with Kyle Rittenhouse at his Mar-A-Lago resort and referred to the teenage vigilante shooter as a "really nice young man."

Dave DeCamp (2021-11-25). Ukraine Launches 'Special Operation' Drills on Belarus Border. news.antiwar.com Ukraine launched an operation Wednesday to strengthen its border with Belarus and held anti-tank and airborne military exercises in the area. Tensions are soaring in the region over increased NATO activity, an alleged Russian troop build-up, and a migrant crisis in Belarus. According to Reuters, the Ukrainian state border service said the "special operation" near …

Leonardo Flores (2021-11-25). Five reasons the left won in Venezuela. canadiandimension.com A man casts his vote in front of a mural of late president Hugo Chávez in Caracas. Photo by LavraPalavra. | For the first time in four years, every major opposition party in Venezuela participated in elections. For the fifth time in four years, the left won in a landslide. Voters elected 23 governors, 335 mayors, 253 state legislators and 2,471 municipal councilors. The governing United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) won at least 19 of 23 governorships (one race remains too close to call) and the Caracas mayoralty in the November 21 "mega-elections." Of the 335 mayoral races, the vote count has been c…

In Defense of Liberation! (2021-11-25). Revolutionary Resistance Across the World. anchor.fm In this episode I go over a few different things; starting out with the true history of Amerikkka and "Thanksgiving". Settler-Colonialism, Capitalism and Imperialism are rampant everywhere, the world is dying and the only ones truly organized and fighting for an end to that system is Indigenous people. But people are standing up all over the world. The masses are never stopping their fight for liberation, it's time you and I join with them.

_____ (2021-11-25). US is Building an Anti-Iranian Alliance, Backed Up by a Propaganda Campaign. journal-neo.org At the end of WWII Washington began to establish its Hub-and-Spoke system of alliances between the USA — the "hub" — and its key strategic allies. The system has remained largely unchanged to this day. This alliance system was originally established in response to the Pentagon's fears that certain Asian countries might leave the US's …

_____ (2021-11-25). 52nd National Day Of Mourning To Be Observed In Plymouth. popularresistance.org According to UAINE youth coordinator Kisha James, who is Aquinnah Wampanoag and Oglala Lakota and the granddaughter of Wamsutta Frank James, the founder of National Day of Mourning, "We Native people have no reason to celebrate the arrival of the Pilgrims. We want to educate people so that they understand the stories we all learned in school about the first Thanksgiving are nothing but lies. Wampanoag and other Indigenous people have certainly not lived happily ever after since the arrival of the Pilgrims. To us, Thanksgiving is a Day of Mourning, because we remember the millions of our ancestors who were murdere…

Ajamu Baraka (2021-11-25). The Delusional Commitment to the Doctrine of "Full Spectrum Dominance" is leading the U.S. and the World to Disaster. dissidentvoice.org The 21st Century was supposed to be the century of continued and unchallenged global dominance by the U.S., at least that was the plan advanced by the right-wing political hacks at the Project for a New American Century (PNAC). Their optimism was understandable. With the dismantling of the Soviet Union, it was reasonable that the …

Dean Baker (2021-11-25). Being Thankful This Thanksgiving. cepr.net For this Thanksgiving we can be happy that the tight labor is allowing tens of millions of people to have much better pay and working conditions than they had before the pandemic.

ecns.cn (2021-11-25). China says U.S. should not have illusions about Taiwan questions. ecns.cn China's Defense Ministry said on Thursday that there is no room for compromise over Taiwan questions, and the U.S. should not have any illusions about this.

Editor2 (2021-11-25). Elections in Honduras: The Challenge of Ending Twelve Years of Neoliberalism. orinocotribune.com By Giorgio Trucchi — Nov 23, 2021 | Honduras is at the most important crossroads of its recent history | On November 28, more than 5 million Hondurans will be asked to elect the President of the Republic, 128 deputies to the National Congress, 20 to the Central American Parliament, 298 mayors and more than 2 thousand municipal councillors. | As the election date approaches, the political atmosphere has become polarized, conflict has intensified and social tension grown. | No one has forgetten the violent repression of 2017 against those who protested against the gross electoral fraud that prolonged the agony…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-11-25). Padre Melo: "Hondurans Want Their Vote to Be Respected in the Historic Elections" libya360.wordpress.com Ismael Moreno or Padre Melo, is a Jesuit priest and the general director of Radio Progreso and a member of the Team of Reflection, Research and Communication (ERIC) part of the platform of the Social Apostolate of the Jesuits in Honduras. He spoke to Peoples Dispatch ahead of the general elections to be held in…

Andrew Emett (2021-11-25). All 3 men found guilty of murdering Ahmaud Arbery. nationofchange.org "It's been a long fight. It's been a hard fight, but God is good… I never thought this day would come, but God is good, and I just want to tell everybody thank you, thank you for those who marched, those who prayed."

Democracy Now! (2021-11-25). Victim of Kyle Rittenhouse Remembered for Trying to Save Lives at Protest. indybay.org The parents of Anthony Huber, one of two men killed by Kyle Rittenhouse, say they are heartbroken and angry over the jury's Friday verdict, and argue it failed to deliver justice for any of Rittenhouse's victims.

Kyle Rittenhouse is a Murderer (2021-11-25). Protesters Shot at Kenosha Called Heroes. indybay.org The three men shot by gun wielding Kyle Rittenhouse have been portrayed by the right wing as "BLM rioters guilty of assault." But the lead prosecutor in the case, Thomas Binger, in his closing argument at the murder trial of Rittenhouse, called them heroes who risked their lives to disarm the gunman and protect the lives of other demonstrators. In the aftermath of the trial, in which Rittenhouse was pronounced not guilty, demonstrators in Oakland held up hero signs with photos of the murder victims.

Fight Back (2021-11-25). Tampa protest demands justice for Rittenhouse victims. fightbacknews.org Tampa, FL – At least 40 people gathered November 21 on a busy intersection off Hillsborough Avenue in East Tampa Florida to demand justice for the victims of right-wing vigilante Kyle Rittenhouse. Only days before, in a sham trial, Rittenhouse was found not guilty on all charges stemming from his rampage in Kenosha in August of 2020. The crowd chanted "How do you spell racist? K-Y-L-E" and "No justice, no peace, vigilantes get off our streets." | Uniting around the demand to throw Rittenhouse in jail, the event was organized by the Tampa Bay Community Action Committee and Tampa Bay Students for a Democratic Soci…

_____ (2021-11-25). The Rittenhouse Case and the Symbolism of the Stasi: Are We Ready Again to Destabilize the Enemy of All Time? strategic-culture.org The head of the Western world is in Washington, D.C. and this is the real problem for Europe, because, despite losing World War II, Europe would like to replace the USA as the world leader. | History enlightens us, perhaps too much. In the sense that too much information often confuses us, especially if those who write the books that recount the past are not honest, which is a well-known problem. The fact is that it is not a (historical) mystery that Berlin has always wanted to lead Europe. And from Europe, the world. The first and second world wars are there to prove it. | In both conflicts, Berlin didn't succe…

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-25). Video: U.S., NATO train Polish armed forces for war with Belarus. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The Dark Rifles are part of the U.S.-led NATO Enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group Poland. ==== Dark Rifles train Polish Territorial Defence Force Brigade soldiers in urban defense A team of Polish 1st Territorial Defence Brigade and U.S. Army National Guard Soldiers clear a room during a training exercise in Sejny, Poland on November 17, 2021. …

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-25). NATO held over 50 major military exercises near Belarus in past year: Security Council head. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Volfovich: International security architecture is falling apart in front of our eyes "Today we are facing new risks and challenges to national security. Today's realities are hybrid wars, cyberthreats, biohazard issues, military conflicts, international terrorism, and the use of artificial intelligence for criminal purposes. These and other threats affect all states. They need to be …

Tom Conway (2021-11-25). How the Build Back Better bill will help millions of Americans with hearing impairments lead better lives. nationofchange.org "It's not just about the elderly. Hearing loss doesn't magically happen in old age. It gradually occurs over years and years. It's something that could be prevented."

Anand Naidoo (2021-11-25). The Heat: Ethiopia civil war and Lebanon economic crisis. america.cgtn.com Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed says he's heading to the battlefront to lead government troops in a year-long war against rebel forces. And, Lebanon's economic crisis leaves many families struggling for food and medical care.

A Guest Author (2021-11-25). Shell-shocked in Amhara, Ethiopia: 'I don't even want to hear the word "America" '. workers.org By Ann Garrison Ann Garrison is a Black Agenda Report contributing editor based in the San Francisco Bay Area. In 2014, she received the Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza Democracy and Peace Prize for promoting peace through her reporting on conflict in the African Great Lakes Region. Twitter @AnnGarrison. This interview, which . . . |

Peoples Dispatch (2021-11-25). Australia bans Hezbollah in totality, designates it a "terrorist organization" peoplesdispatch.org Hezbollah is an anti-occupation and anti-imperialist organization with a strong popular base in Lebanon. Australia's ban may create a diplomatic crisis as Hezbollah is also part of the Lebanese government…

_____ (2021-11-25). Death Squads Threaten Colombian Human Rights Defender Darnelly Rodriguez Twice In Two Weeks. popularresistance.org Darnelly Rodriguez is the Centro Pazífico coordinator and the coordinator for the Francisco Isaías Cifuentes Human Rights Network (REDDHFIC)'s Valle Del Cauca chapter. On November 19 2021, she received the second of two death threats in two weeks. This threat came from the AGC paramilitary group. She was listed along with several other social movement and union leaders in a pamphlet that was left under the door of Cali's largest labor federation.

_____ (2021-11-25). Death Squads Threaten Human Rights Defender Darnelly Rodriguez. popularresistance.org Darnelly Rodriguez is the Centro Pazífico coordinator and the coordinator for the Francisco Isaías Cifuentes Human Rights Network (REDDHFIC)'s Valle Del Cauca chapter. On November 19 2021, she received the second of two death threats in two weeks. This threat came from the AGC paramilitary group. She was listed along with several other social movement and union leaders in a pamphlet that was left under the door of Cali's largest labor federation.

WSWS (2021-11-25). The public hospitals crisis and Australia's anti-democratic electoral laws. wsws.org Nurses and other health workers are fed up with operating at breaking point as governments, both Labor and Liberal-National Coalition, rush to lift international and state borders for the sake of corporate profit.

Indigo Olivier (2021-11-25). With Reformers Victorious, It's a New Day for the Teamsters. zcomm.org The rank-and-file reform slate Teamsters United has secured victory in the union's internal election. Its agenda is modest: bargain hard against UPS, organize Amazon, push the PRO Act, and revitalize the labor movement…

D. Price (2021-11-25). Extraction Industries, Construction, Finance: The Scourge of Corruption and Practical Solu. indybay.org Corruption is an endemic evil that can be fought. But we must have the courage to do so.

_____ (2021-11-25). 6 Thanksgiving Myths And The Wampanoag Side Of The Story. popularresistance.org The Thanksgiving Day Celebration Originated From a Massacre — Let's Hear the Wampanoag side of the story … Considering Indian Country Today has published its fair share of the true history of Thanksgiving, in which 90 Wampanoag shared provisions with the Pilgrims in 1621, we thought we would take a bit of time delving into some of the …

_____ (2021-11-25). Six Thanksgiving Myths And The Wampanoag Side Of The Story. popularresistance.org In 1621, though Pilgrims celebrated a feast, it was not repeated in the years to follow. In 1636, a murdered white man was found in his boat and the Pequot were blamed. In retaliation, settlers burned Pequot villages. | Additionally, English Major John Mason rallied his troops to further burn Pequot wigwams and then attacked and killed hundreds more men, women and children. According to Mason's reports of the massacre, "We must burn them! Such a dreadful terror let the Almighty fall upon their spirits that they would flee from us and run into the very flames. Thus did the Lord judge the heathen, filling the place…

_____ (2021-11-25). Indian Farmers Defend The Rights Of Farmers Everywhere. popularresistance.org On November 19, 2021, India's prime minister Narendra Modi said, "[W]e have decided to repeal all three agricultural laws." The prime minister was referring to the three agriculture laws that were rushed through the parliament in 2020. During his speech to announce the rollback, Modi told the farmers that they "should return to [their] homes, fields and to [their] families. Let's make a fresh start." At no point did Modi admit that his government had passed laws that would negatively impact the farmers, who have spent a year protesting the laws thrust upon them.

_____ (2021-11-25). My Grandfather Founded The National Day Of Mourning To Dispel The Myth Of Thanksgiving. popularresistance.org On Thursday, millions of families across the United States will celebrate Thanksgiving without giving much thought to the truth behind the heavily mythologized and sanitized story taught in schools and promulgated by institutions. According to this myth, 400 years ago, the Pilgrims were warmly welcomed by the "Indians," and the two groups came together in friendship to break bread. The "Indians" taught the Pilgrims how to live in the "New World," setting the stage for the eventual establishment of a great land of liberty and opportunity.

_____ (2021-11-25). My Grandfather Founded The National Day Of Mourning. popularresistance.org On Thursday, millions of families across the United States will celebrate Thanksgiving without giving much thought to the truth behind the heavily mythologized and sanitized story taught in schools and promulgated by institutions. According to this myth, 400 years ago, the Pilgrims were warmly welcomed by the "Indians," and the two groups came together in friendship to break bread. The "Indians" taught the Pilgrims how to live in the "New World," setting the stage for the eventual establishment of a great land of liberty and opportunity.

_____ (2021-11-25). Slew Of Journalists And Land Defenders Released After Three Days In Custody. popularresistance.org Ten people remain in custody in Prince George after a bail hearing for those arrested on Wet'suwet'en territory last week went overtime Monday. Most of those released agreed to a condition that they not return to the Morice West Forest Service Road, the area where Coastal GasLink's 670-kilometre gas pipeline is under construction from northeast B.C. to Kitimat.Photojournalist Amber Bracken and filmmaker Michael Toledano's conditions allow them to return to the territory, where they have been covering the ongoing dispute over the pipeline since the first police action occurred on the Morice forestry road in Januar…

_____ (2021-11-25). Slew Of Journalists And Land Defenders Released From Custody. popularresistance.org Ten people remain in custody in Prince George after a bail hearing for those arrested on Wet'suwet'en territory last week went overtime Monday. Most of those released agreed to a condition that they not return to the Morice West Forest Service Road, the area where Coastal GasLink's 670-kilometre gas pipeline is under construction from northeast B.C. to Kitimat.Photojournalist Amber Bracken and filmmaker Michael Toledano's conditions allow them to return to the territory, where they have been covering the ongoing dispute over the pipeline since the first police action occurred on the Morice forestry road in Januar…

_____ (2021-11-25). "Terror" Designation Of Rights Organizations Should Not Deter US-Based Activism. popularresistance.org It was a move quite aptly characterized as "authoritarian and repressive" by Palestinian poet and writer Mohammed El-Kurd in The Nation. On 19 October, the Israeli settler-colonial state designated six Palestinian human rights groups as "terror organizations." At the time, Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz claimed that Addameer, Al-Haq, Defense for Children International – Palestine, the Bisan Center for Research and Development, the Union of Palestinian Women's Committees, and the Union of Agricultural Work Committees are tied to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP.)…

_____ (2021-11-25). 'Terror' Designation Should Not Deter US-Based Activism. popularresistance.org It was a move quite aptly characterized as "authoritarian and repressive" by Palestinian poet and writer Mohammed El-Kurd in The Nation. On 19 October, the Israeli settler-colonial state designated six Palestinian human rights groups as "terror organizations." At the time, Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz claimed that Addameer, Al-Haq, Defense for Children International – Palestine, the Bisan Center for Research and Development, the Union of Palestinian Women's Committees, and the Union of Agricultural Work Committees are tied to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP.)…

_____ (2021-11-25). Wet'suwet'en Supporters Shut Down LaSalle Causeway Sunday Afternoon. popularresistance.org A blockade shut down the LaSalle Causeway for part of Sunday afternoon. The Causeway was unusable for nearly an hour due to the protest, before Kingston Police officers were dispatched to remove the crowd from the crossing between Kingston East and downtown. This comes in the wake of continued and escalating RCMP presence, which on Thursday saw dozens of heavily armed police officers move in on a blocked stretch of access road, arresting fifteen. Among those fifteen arrested were two journalists documenting the standoff.

_____ (2021-11-25). Wet'suwet'en Supporters Shut Down LaSalle Causeway. popularresistance.org A blockade shut down the LaSalle Causeway for part of Sunday afternoon. The Causeway was unusable for nearly an hour due to the protest, before Kingston Police officers were dispatched to remove the crowd from the crossing between Kingston East and downtown. This comes in the wake of continued and escalating RCMP presence, which on Thursday saw dozens of heavily armed police officers move in on a blocked stretch of access road, arresting fifteen. Among those fifteen arrested were two journalists documenting the standoff.

Andreína Chávez Alava (2021-11-25). Venezuela: Newly Elected Opposition Mayors Attack Community Radio Stations. venezuelanalysis.com Communications Minister Freddy àëáñez condemned the "fascist attacks," while the attorney general's office launched an investigation.

Dave Welsh (2021-11-25). Sympathy strikes at Kaiser Hospital. workers.org Oakland, Calif. Crowds of "sympathy striking" union workers jammed the sidewalks at Kaiser hospital in Oakland Nov. 18 and 19, accompanied by a choir of honking horns and rousing chants. The all-day pickets were there to support Stationary Engineers Local 39, on strike for nearly two months at Kaiser. Kaiser . . . |

ecns.cn (2021-11-25). China protests U.S. sanctions on 12 Chinese enterprises. ecns.cn China expressed strong protest against the U.S. sanctions on 12 Chinese enterprises, Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) spokesperson said at a regular news briefing on Thursday.

ecns.cn (2021-11-25). Youth in U.S. poverty-stricken areas more likely to die from firearms: U.S. News &World Report. ecns.cn A latest study has found that U.S. youth living in high-poverty areas are more likely to die from gun violence than peers living in more affluent areas, said an article published on the U.S. News and World Report website.

Editor2 (2021-11-25). American Magazine the Nation Organizes Trips to Cuba. orinocotribune.com US magazine The Nation organizes trips to Cuba for 2022, according to an announcement that appears today on its website. | The Nation, considered among the most liberal media outlets in U.S. journalism, will organize package tours such as Cuba: from Havana to Viñales, under the slogan "Explore Cuba with The Nation on a specially curated trip for the progressive traveler." The tour will take place from January 15 to 22, 2022. | "Join us as we immerse ourselves in the beauty and energy of Havana and the dramatic landscape of the Viñales Valley, a journey that will take place as Cubans, and much of the rest of the w…

Editor2 (2021-11-25). US Magazine the Nation Organizes Trips to Cuba. orinocotribune.com US magazine The Nation organizes trips to Cuba for 2022, according to an announcement that appears today on its website. | The Nation, considered among the most liberal media outlets in U.S. journalism, will organize package tours such as Cuba: from Havana to Viñales, under the slogan "Explore Cuba with The Nation on a specially curated trip for the progressive traveler." The tour will take place from January 15 to 22, 2022. | "Join us as we immerse ourselves in the beauty and energy of Havana and the dramatic landscape of the Viñales Valley, a journey that will take place as Cubans, and much of the rest of the w…

Fidel Castro Ruz (2021-11-25). Fidel Castro Ruz. His Legacy Will Live Forever. Truth as A Revolutionary Instrument. globalresearch.ca Fidel Castro Ruz, leader of the Cuban Revolution has passed. The Cuban Revolution constitutes a fundamental landmark in the history of humanity, which challenges the legitimacy of global capitalism.

It's Going Down (2021-11-25). The Fight to Save Thacker Pass and Stop Evictions in the Winnemucca Indian Colony. itsgoingdown.org On this episode of the It's Going Down podcast, we spoke with members of the Sugarbush Crew, who are fighting to save Peehee Muh'ha, also known as Thacker Pass in so-called Nevada, from the construction of a massive lithium mine. Today red dresses went up for our missing and murdered women, children, and two spirit….

Jenny Pierson (2021-11-25). Cuba: Five Years After Fidel. independentmediainstitute.org Fidel Castro died five years ago, but I feel like decades have passed in Cuba since November 25, 2016. Trump arrived and passed slowly with his string of sanctions that have felt worse than ever because of the pandemic. Then came Biden with his faint-hearted court, reeling us each day with veiled or direct threats, …

Staff (2021-11-25). 21N Elections: Venezuela Rejects Canada's Interference. orinocotribune.com Venezuela rejected the interventionist Part of the Canadian interventionist and imperialist statement reads: "On November 21, regional and municipal elections were held in Venezuela. As was the case in 2018, conditions for free and fair elections still do not exist in Venezuela. The Maduro re…

Staff (2021-11-25). Next Monday 29th: Panel on Recent Elections in Latin America. orinocotribune.com Caracas, November 14, 2021 ( The Zoom panel is scheduled for Monday, November 29 at 8: 00 p.m. (EST) and will last 90 minutes. It will be chaired by Orinoco Tribune's editor, Jesús Rodríguez-Espinoza, who will have the honor of interacting with respected and long-standing activists and journalist…

Staff (2021-11-25). Venezuela's 21N Elections: CNE and Operation Republic Still Deployed for Indigenous Vote. orinocotribune.com Venezuela's Bolivarian National Armed Force (FANB) along with National Electoral Council's (CNE) staff, remains deployed throughout the territory via Operation Republic, in order to secure the logistics to guarantee the vote on November 26 in the most remote Indigenous communities. | Operation Republic is the logistic and security program mandated by the Venezuelan Constitution and the legal system to the Bolivarian National Armed Force (FANB) that has made possible Venezuelan elections for at least five decades. | CNE rector Tania D'Amelio also tweeted on Wednesday, November 24, that 74 voting centers are idle i…

Staff (2021-11-25). Samidoun mourns the passing of comrade Samah Idriss, Lebanese Arab revolutionary intellectual. samidoun.net Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network mourns the passing of comrade Samah Idriss this evening, 25 November, in Beirut. Samah Idriss was committed throughout his life, until his last moments, to the liberation of Palestine, the Arab people and the people of the world. He was a writer, publisher, editor, thinker, editor-in-chief of Al-Adab magazine and […] | The article

Tadi Abedje (2021-11-25). 5 Georgia Police Officers Indicted For Murder of 24-Year-Old Man. bnc.tv Five police officers in Georgia were indicted on murder charges for killing Fernando Rodriguez in 2019, according to CNN. The then 24-year-old passed away due to asphyxiation as a result of being placed in a prone position as he was being handcuffed and held down. RELATED: Video of Incident Between Georgia State Trooper, Black Man Draws Outrage Henry County Police Department officers …

Tadi Abedje (2021-11-25). Texas High School Student Hits Teacher, Uses 'Racially Charged' Comments. bnc.tv In Fort Worth, Texas, a student at Castleberry High School hit her teacher while making a phone call and it was captured on video, according to Complex. The incident also highlighted that the student made racially charged comments towards the teacher and said to "deal with me." In the video, the Black educator, who was likely filmed by another …

The Global Research Team (2021-11-25). This Holiday Season, Be Our Santa! Support Global Research. globalresearch.ca We are into the second year of this whole COVID-19 pandemic and instead of normalcy, "democratic governments" are sleep-walking into tyranny. People are stripped of their rights and freedoms. Those who resist the globalist agenda of mass vaccination suffer from …

Editor (2021-11-25). Leonard Peltier may finally get out of prison after more than 4 decades. mronline.org Peltier has served about four-and-a-half decades in prison for a crime—the killing of two FBI agents in a 1975 gun battle at the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota—that even his erstwhile prosecutor now admits that Peltier did not commit.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-11-25). The 2020-21 Worldwide Corona Crisis: Destroying Civil Society, Engineered Economic Depression, Global Coup d'État and the "Great Reset" globalresearch.ca We are at the crossroads of one of the most serious crises in modern history. We are living history, yet our understanding of the flow of events since January 2020 has been blurred. Worldwide, people have been misled both by their governments and the media.

Staff (2021-11-25). Israel military 'pimped' correctional officers to terrorists — prison chief. rt.com Allegations that female Israeli prison guards were left vulnerable to sexual assaults by suspected terrorists in an attempt to gain leverage and coax confessions have been reignited by a prison commander. | Speaking on Wednesday to an Israeli government panel, Gilboa Prison commander Freddy Ben Shitrit appeared to confirm reports from 2018 that women serving in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) were put at risk of sexual assault in an effort to extract confessions from Palestinian terrorism suspects. | The commander said the prison bosses had "pimped soldiers" and "handed over female soldiers to terrorists for s…

Rosa Miriam Elizalde (2021-11-25). Cuba — øCinco años sin Fidel? globalizacion.ca Hace hoy cinco años murió Fidel Castro, pero siento que han pasado décadas en Cuba desde el 25 de noviembre de 2016. Llegó Trump y pasó lentamente con su rosario de sanciones que se han sentido peor que nunca por…

WSWS (2021-11-25). Germany's "traffic light" coalition government reaches agreement: Welfare cuts, state armament and militarism. wsws.org Wrapped in flowery phrases about modernization, transformation, climate protection and cohesion, the coalition program is a declaration of war on the working population and a commitment to militarism.

WSWS (2021-11-25). Australian defence minister reiterates commitment to join US war over Taiwan. wsws.org Dutton is continuing efforts to poison public opinion against China and overcome deep popular concern and opposition over the prospect of a catastrophic conflict.

Editor (2021-11-25). Thanksgiving glorifies the abhorrent colonization of Indigenous Peoples. mronline.org From Columbus Day to Independence Day to Thanksgiving, the U.S. pretty much specializes in taking dates that celebrate genocide and discrimination, and repackaging them as family-friendly holidays.

WSWS (2021-11-25). AFT president to Wall Street: Be thankful for the unions. wsws.org In a paid advertisement in the New York Times Sunday, American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten made a sales pitch to the publication's well-heeled readers on the importance of unions "in these uneasy times."

Janet Parker (2021-11-25). From White Australia to stopping the boats. greenleft.org.au Australia's cruel, immoral and illegal refugee policy is supposedly being carried out in our name. Janet Parker argues we must do everything within our power to bring it to an end.

Jordon Steele-John (2021-11-25). Greens senator Jordon Steele-John: Charting Australia's pathway to peace. greenleft.org.au The pathway that Australia's major political parties are putting us on is one where tensions in the region are escalating. But it does not have to be this way, argues Jordan Steele-John.

teleSUR- llb, JDO (2021-11-25). Revista Nature reconoce éxito de vacunas cubanas antiCovid-19. telesurtv.net El artículo científico reconoce los logros de la vacunas cubanas a pesar de las dificultades que impone el bloqueo.

Adriana Torrres (2021-11-25). Resources/Programs for Homeless in Sonoma County. indybay.org In Sonoma County there are more than 2,700 people who are homeless. Homeless individuals are unique, and resources and programs should be a fit for every individual.

Gerald Tan (2021-11-25). UN report finds many minorities in U.S. denied chance to cast ballots. america.cgtn.com Many minorities are being denied the right to vote in certain areas of the United States. That assessment was made by a U.N. Special Rapporteur following his two-week visit to the country. CGTN's Gerald Tan reports.

Eduardo Camín (2021-11-25). La OMC y la identidad oculta de los cuellos de botella: El capitalismo. globalizacion.ca El 10 de noviembre delegados de la Organización Mundial de Comercio (OMC) y representantes del mundo académico y el sector privado mantuvieron un intenso debate sobre las dificultades con que se enfrentan las economías debido al fuerte aumento registrado recientemente…

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-25). 30+2 meeting in Latvia: Ukraine, Georgia to rally NATO FMs against Russia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ukrainian Foreign Minister to talk about increasing Russia's forces on Ukraine's border on NATO meeting in Riga Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba said that the main topic he would raise at the meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers in Riga would be Russia's increase in forces on Ukraine's border…. "The key topic of …

Dave DeCamp (2021-11-25). Biden Snubs China and Russia With Democracy Summit. news.antiwar.com President Biden is hosting a democracy summit on December 9th and 10th that will be attended by over 100 countries. Biden snubbed both Russia and China by not inviting them and asking Taiwan to attend. | Russia said the US was separating countries by "dividing lines."

Alasdair Baverstock (2021-11-25). Activists work to raise awareness of violence against women in Mexico. america.cgtn.com Renamed the Monument to Female Fighters, here are inscribed the names of hundreds of women who have lost their lives to gender-related violence in Mexico.

Center for Biological Diversity (2021-11-25). Tuesday 11/30: Saving Life on Earth: Global Remembrance Day for Lost Species w/ CBD. indybay.org Virtual remembrance and teach-in event…

WSWS (2021-11-25). Brazilian authorities, media hide rise in respiratory illnesses in children to promote end of COVID-19 pandemic. wsws.org Rising SARS cases show how easily airborne viruses can spread in schools and expose the need for their immediate closure to prevent them from becoming centers of pandemic transmission again.

Suzanne James (2021-11-25). International security and the climate crisis. greenleft.org.au Suzanne James reviews a new book on the security implications of climate change and the sociopolitical, cultural and scientific factors that influence the black-ops diplomacy of foreign policy.

Dave DeCamp (2021-11-25). IAEA Chief Grossi Says 'No Progress' Made in Iran Visit. news.antiwar.com Rafael Grossi, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), "In terms of the substance … we were not able to make progress," Grossi told reporters. He said that while the talks were "constructive," they were "inconclusive." | Grossi's gripe stems from Iran's move to stop voluntarily complying with the Additional Protocol, an aspect of the JCPOA th…

Amy Goodman, Juan Gonzalez (2021-11-25). Can you bankrupt white supremacy? Jury holds Charlottesville organizers liable for $26m in damages. nationofchange.org It's inevitably a one-sided trial when "the McMichaels are the only ones [surviving] that get to claim they're scared."

Maureen Clare Murphy (2021-11-25). West throws Palestinian rights groups to the wolves. greenleft.org.au The recent criminalisation of Palestinian human rights groups is the logical outcome of decades of impunity and repression against any challenge to Israel's regime of apartheid, writes Maureen Clare Murphy.

Isaac Saney (2021-11-25). Fidel Castro: A Revolutionary Legacy. globalresearch.ca Five years ago, on November 25, 2021, Fidel Castro Ruz passed away. His legacy will live forever, | The following article b Isaac Saney was first published on August 2016 coinciding with Fidel's 90th birthday. "There are men who struggle …

Chromwyll Romero (2021-11-25). What Policies can help the homelessness issue in Sonoma County? indybay.org What policies can help the homelessness issue in Sonoma County?>

Angela (2021-11-25). Saturday 11/27: Free screening of the film "The Fall of the House of Usher" indybay.org

Paul Haeder (2021-11-25). No Thanks, Thanksgiving … National Day of Sorrow … Mourning. dissidentvoice.org Yep, a broken record, or to update that, another one of a million cries in the dark digital dungeon to relearn history, and unlearn the rotten past. I have been looking at the Reclaiming the Sacred since I met Winona LaDuke decades ago. That's a whole other story. But it doesn't matter, especially in a …

Charlie Murphy (2021-11-25). Green Left Show #19: Beat back the religious bigotry bill. greenleft.org.au The Green Left Show features Charlie Murphy of Pride in Protest.

Jill Richardson (2021-11-25). Sociology can help the climate crisis. nationofchange.org Climate change is caused by people acting in groups, after all, and sociology is the study of people acting in groups.

Daniel Campione (2021-11-25). Karl Marx — Historia de un comunista. globalizacion.ca Toni Negri es un filósofo y militante político italiano con una trayectoria de décadas. Profesor universitario desde joven, y autor en sus primeros tiempos de atractivos trabajos sobre temas de teoría del estado y de crítica marxista. Se volcó asimismo…

Jason Ditz (2021-11-25). Rockets Fired at US Base in Eastern Syria. news.antiwar.com A flurry of rockets were fired at the Locals said that US warplanes were very active in the skies after the rockets, though there was no word of the US forces launching any sorties yet. | Syrian media suggested the rockets were fired by "pro-Iran militias," which in this part of the country almost always means Iraqi Shi'ites. Those groups are h…

Editor2 (2021-11-25). International Meeting: Sovereign Abya Yala from the Perspective of the Social Movements. orinocotribune.com By Itzamná Ollantay — Nov 22, 2021 | On December 1 and 2, Guatemala City will host the International Meeting of peoples, organizations and social movements of Abya Yala, known as Sovereign Abya Yala from the Social Movements [Abya Yala Soberana desde los Movimientos Sociales]. | The meeting is the continuation of the organizational efforts that different actors and spokespersons of peoples, organizations, and social movements of the continent have been carrying out for more than two years, using digital platforms, creating a space called Sovereign Abya Yala in the search for emancipation, decolonization and…

_____ (2021-11-25). International Day Of Solidarity With The Palestinian People. popularresistance.org Over the past 18 months, calls for a UN-led investigation into Israeli apartheid have intensified globally, most notably from South Africa and Namibia, as well as from hundreds of political and civil society leaders in the Global South. The UK Labour Party's conference in October also overwhelmingly voted for condemning Israeli apartheid and upholding Palestinian human rights. In June, former UN chief Ban Ki-moon suggested that Israel is imposing apartheid on Palestinians. Now is the time for the UN to act against apartheid Israel #UNinvestigateApartheid! Take Action Now With Effective Solidarity Actions With Pal…

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-25). NATO members, partners ready to "hurt" Russia: Ukrainian FM. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com World capitals working on measures that can "hurt" Russian economy — Kuleba The foreign minister noted that the tone of the signals the international community is sending the Kremlin has recently become much harsher. The European Union, NATO, the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Sweden, the Baltic countries, Poland, and a number …

Paul Dobson (2021-11-25). Venezuela: Socialists sweep 'mega-elections'. greenleft.org.au The United Socialist Party has landed a comprehensive victory in Venezuela's regional and local elections, winning 83% of the governorships, reports Paul Dobson.

WSWS (2021-11-25). New Zealand: Auckland lockdown to end on December 3 even though Delta surge continues. wsws.org The Labour Party-led government's reopening of Auckland and abandonment of an elimination strategy, will lead to endemic COVID-19 and growing numbers of hospitalisations and deaths.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-11-25). Exchanging expertise can 'embed science into policymaking' – Alice Gast. imperial.ac.uk Government and scientists can learn more from each other, writes President Alice Gast in the Times.

Jane McAlevey (2021-11-25). Respecting the Genius of Ordinary People — Jane McAlevey Pt 2. zcomm.org Interview on how to organize to win the right to dignity…

Nitza Soledad Perez (2021-11-25). U.S. seeing new spike in COVID-19 infections. america.cgtn.com It's like a never-ending nightmare. COVID-19 infections in the U.S. are rising once again coming at a time when vaccines are readily available.

South Bay Indigenous Solidarity (2021-11-25). Thursday 11/25: Indigenous People's Solidarity Webinar. indybay.org Zoom Webinar event. Registration link: us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_BIqQ…

WSWS (2021-11-25). The global pandemic and World War I: The ruling class decides for death. wsws.org As the conclusion of the second year of the pandemic approaches and as mass death continues seemingly without end, the analogy of the pandemic to World War I is tragically and brutally substantiated.

Staff (2021-11-25). Professor who seeks to 'destigmatize' pedophilia resigns. rt.com An American university professor whose research on pedophilia kicked off a firestorm of controversy, including threats of violence and charges that the academic defended child abuse, is set to resign their position at the school. | In a joint statement issued on Wednesday, Virginia's Old Dominion University said that sociology professor Allyn Walker would step down when their contract expires next May, and that they would remain on leave until that time. The professor, who identifies as transgender, also defended their research in the joint missive, insisting it had been misconstrued by the public. | "My schol…

Jon Queally (2021-11-25). Biden Raises Minimum Wage for All Federal Contract Workers to $15. zcomm.org Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal says "30 million workers deserve a much-needed and well-deserved raise."

imperial.ac.uk (2021-11-25). Imperial unveils revitalised green space at the heart of campus. imperial.ac.uk Imperial has marked the completion of Dangoor Plaza and the rejuvenated Queen's Lawn at South Kensington campus.

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-25). Canada mulls deploying more troops, warship, warplane to Ukrainian war zone. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Canada can send soldiers to Ukraine due to Russian army at border The new Minister of Defense of Canada Anita Anand does not rule out that hundreds of soldiers, a warship to the Black Sea, and a redeployed part of the CF-18 fighters from Romania may be sent to Ukraine soon…. So far, Canada has …

Suzanne James (2021-11-25). Hostile MPs launch desperate last-minute attempt to delay NSW VAD bill. greenleft.org.au The NSW Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2021 was due to go to a lower house vote. But a small group of MPs have proposed a host of last-minute amendments to delay its passage, reports Suzanne James.

teleSUR, JGN (2021-11-25). Venezuela condena declaraciones injerencistas de Colombia sobre elecciones. telesurtv.net El Ministerio venezolano de Relaciones Exteriores aseguró que el mandatario colombiano vertió sus expresiones "siguiendo la línea de Washington".

GLIDE (2021-11-25). Thursday 11/25: Thanksgiving Meal at GLIDE Memorial. indybay.org GLIDE Memorial Church, 330 Ellis St, San Francisco, CA 94102; and locations throughout the city…

JUFDJP (2021-11-25). Wednesday 12/22: America's Youngest Voters: Catalysts for Change and Targets of Suppression. indybay.org Online event…

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2021-11-25). Prestigious weaponry expert censored after demonstrating that a deadly poison gas attack—blamed on the Syrian government—was really a false-flag operation by U.S.-funded terrorists. mronline.org Theodore Postol, a physicist with a Ph.D. in nuclear engineering, he is Professor Emeritus of Science, Technology, and International Security at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a former top policy adviser to the chief of naval operations.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-11-25). Key step in how bacteria acquire drug resistance revealed. imperial.ac.uk Researchers have imaged a major component in conjugation — the process bacteria use to share DNA with each other.

WSWS (2021-11-25). The five truths to guide the fight to end the pandemic. wsws.org The Southern Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committees met to discuss the guiding principles to build a mass movement to end the pandemic.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-11-25). Libya Elections Face Crisis of Legitimacy Following the Politically Motivated Exclusion of 25 Presidential Candidates. libya360.wordpress.com Abu Sbeiha: The Exclusion of Supporters of the Mass System from the Presidential Race was for Political, Not Legal Reasons The head of the Supreme Council of Tribes and Cities of Fezzan, Ali Misbah Abu Sbeiha, confirmed that those supporters of the mass system who were barred from the race for the presidency of the…

WSWS (2021-11-25). German government refuses to order lockdowns despite hospitals reaching capacity under crush of COVID-19 infections. wsws.org The homicidal inaction of all the parties at federal and state level has led to about 630,000 people in Germany officially being infected with the coronavirus and more than 2,700 losing their lives in the last two weeks alone.

Elliott Wallace (2021-11-25). Qatar puts in final preparations of World Cup 2022. america.cgtn.com In less than a year, Qatar 2022 will be underway.

Orlando Delgado Selley (2021-11-25). Banco de México, inflación y mercados. globalizacion.ca La información económica en diversos medios advierte que los mercados en México están siendo afectados por diversos choques, y advierte que, con esos golpes, el peso se ha depreciado. La lista de los supuestos choques es la siguiente: el retiro…

Staff (2021-11-25). Democracy Now! at 25: Celebrating a Quarter-Century of Independent News on the Frontlines. democracynow.org Democracy Now! first aired on nine community radio stations on February 19, 1996, on the eve of the New Hampshire presidential primary. In the 25 years since that initial broadcast, the program has greatly expanded, airing today on more than 1,500 television and radio stations around the globe and reaching millions of people online. We celebrate 25 years of The War and Peace Report with an hour-long retrospective, including highlights from the show's early years, some of the most controversial interviews, and groundbreaking reports from East Timor, Standing Rock, Western Sahara and more.

WSWS (2021-11-25). Australian epidemiologists warn of possible fourth wave as reopening allows Delta to spread. wsws.org With immunity from vaccinations beginning to wane and all restrictions being lifted, experts have warned of the dangers of a major spike of infections.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-11-25). March for the Homeland begins in Bolivia in support of President Arce's government. peoplesdispatch.org Thousands of Bolivians have begun a seven-day-long march in defense of democracy, in support of President Luis Arce's government, and in rejection of the recent destabilization attempts promoted by the far-right opposition sectors…

Richard Gonzalez (2021-11-25). Reviewing Recourses for the LGBTQ Community. indybay.org An op-ed piece on the resources available for the LGBTQ community.

Dick Nichols (2021-11-25). Is worker struggle reviving in Spain? greenleft.org.au Spain is experiencing a wave of industrial unrest, as workers fight for secure jobs and to regain lost wages and conditions, reports Dick Nichols.

Loaves & Fishes (2021-11-25). Thursday 11/25: Thanksgiving Dinner To-Go w/ Loaves & Fishes San Jose. indybay.org Wednesday, November 24: Goodwill Industries, 1080 North 7th Street, San Jose, CA 95112 | Thursday, November 25th: SJ Vietnamese Seventh Day Adventist Church, 1066 South 2nd Street, San Jose, CA 95112…

Tomasz Konicz (2021-11-25). System Transformation or Barbarism. indybay.org Overcoming capital is thus a necessity for survival. Consequently, the climate question is not a question of burden sharing, it is not a question of social security. The global exploitation process of capital, in which resources and energy are burned to make more money out of money, must be overcome.

Mark Niu (2021-11-25). NASA tests new method to divert asteroids. america.cgtn.com NASA is exploring a new method to divert an asteroid. It's a first-of-its-kind test that has just been launched into action. CGTN's Mark Niu reports.

Caitlin Johnstone (2021-11-25). The US has as Much Moral Authority as Saudi Arabia on the Legitimacy of Elections. orinocotribune.com By Caitlin Johnstone — Nov 22, 2021 | "Let there be no mistake — Sunday's regional and municipal elections in Venezuela are nothing more than a sham," reads a recent

editor (2021-11-25). Grandmother Arrested at Drone Base While Distributing Leaflets. indybay.org Handcuffed and detained for 2+ hours, dressed in a "bunny suit," to highlight U.S. military's role in climate crisis, global mass extinction…

René Imperato (2021-11-25). 'We must protect our trans comrades'. workers.org The following remarks were presented at the Nov. 19 Trans Day of Remembrance event held by SAGE — Services & Advocacy for LGBT Elders — at their New York City headquarters. My dearest comrades in struggle, As you all know, we have made significant progress in many ways. However, what . . . |

Karl Knobler, Stev Martinot, Margaret Fine (2021-11-25). An Open Letter to Berkeley City Council and the City Manager. indybay.org This letter opposes the BPD desire to encrypt their radio communications, since many residents listen in to watch the police, and will witness unlawful or malfeasant actions.

Staff (2021-11-25). Imprisoned Assange could get married by New Year. rt.com Julian Assange and his fiancée Stella Moris have formally registered their intention to get married in maximum security Belmarsh prison, where the Wikileaks co-founder is being held. | Read more | | "Today we notified our intention to marry. It will take at least 28 days for that to be cleared. We don't have a date planned yet because it will depend on the authorities. It could be as soon as before the New Year," Moris told journalists on Wednesday after visit…

Ediz Tiyansan (2021-11-25). Family farm works with charities to help homeless on Thanksgiving. america.cgtn.com Thursday marks Thanksgiving Day in the United States, celebrating the harvest and other blessings of the past year.

WSWS (2021-11-25). House Select Committee issues 10 new subpoenas targeting fascist militia group leaders, Trump political operative Roger Stone and InfoWars host Alex Jones. wsws.org The new subpoenas come as recent reporting in Rolling Stone and Pro Publica detail the high level coordination between the Trump White House and previously subpoenaed organizers of the Stop the Steal rallies .

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (2021-11-25). Climate Change 2021, 40 pp. indybay.org It is unequivocal that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, ocean and land. Widespread and rapid changes in the atmosphere, ocean, cryosphere and biosphere have occurred. A.1.1 Since 2011 (measurements reported in AR5), concentrations have continued to increase in the atmosphere, reaching annual averages of 410 parts per million (ppm) for carbon dioxide (CO2)…

Ariel Dorfman (2021-11-25). The Chilean Elections, 50 Years After How to Read Donald Duck. zcomm.org How relevant to anyone today is this youthful book, hastily forged in the midst of a revolution whose own days were numbered?>

Jason Ditz (2021-11-25). Two Civilians Among Eight Killed as Israel Attacks Syria's Homs. news.antiwar.com Syria's air defenses were active around Homs today, intercepting missiles fired at the city by Israel. Several interceptions are reported, though some hit, Details are still emerging on what was hit and damaged. The why behind the attack is similarly uncertain, with Israel as usual offering no comments on the attack. | Attacking Syria is common, but attacking Syrian troops is unusual, as most Israeli strikes are attacking Sh…

Caleb Nichols (2021-11-25). Public-Private Partnerships Are Quietly Hollowing Out Our Public Libraries. zcomm.org he for-profit, private company Library Systems and Services is a major threat to one of our most beloved, democratic and socialistic institutions…

Youth Art Exchange (2021-11-25). Wednesday 12/1: ReEmergence:________ The 11th Annual Youth Arts Summit. indybay.org

Global Research News (2021-11-25). Selected Articles: Australian Army Begins Transferring Contacts of COVID-19 Positive Cases to Quarantine Camps. globalresearch.ca By Once again, NATO is conducting a rather dangerous maneuvers in Eastern Europe with the aim of provoking Russia. Latvia is the new military drill arena …

Dave DeCamp (2021-11-25). CENTCOM Says Military 'Prepared' If Iran Nuclear Deal Talks Fail. news.antiwar.com Gen. Frank McKenzie, the head of US Central Command (CENTCOM), "The diplomats are in the lead on this, but Central Command always has a variety of plans that we could execute, if directed," McKenzie said. | US officials often speak of the potential for failure in negotiations with Iran and like to portray Tehran as the difficult party. But it was the US that withdrew from the JCPOA in…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-11-25). Cuba: Five Years After Fidel Castro. libya360.wordpress.com Rosa Miriam Elizalde The Cuban leader has begun to exist in other ways. He is still there and will continue to be. Fidel Castro died five years ago, but I feel like decades have passed in Cuba since November 25, 2016. Donald Trump arrived and passed slowly with his string of sanctions that have felt…

_____ (2021-11-25). Who has the Greatest Chances of Becoming the Political Leader of Libya? journal-neo.org The situation in the country remains tense ahead of Libya's first-ever presidential elections, scheduled for December 24. On November 12, an international conference on Libya was held in Paris to resolve the crisis in the North African country. Participants, who came from more than 20 States, reviewed the progress made in the political process and …

Monica Toupin (2021-11-25). Stigmatization of Homelessness. indybay.org An opinion piece about how homeless is seen in society. The collective consciousness can determine how we interact with our community and it's members. Stigma is part of the collective consciousness. Stigma can determine how we decide to address and interact with individuals in our society and community.

Misión Verdad (2021-11-25). The Political and Electoral Myth of 'If the Opposition was United'. orinocotribune.com By Mision Verdad — Nov 23, 2021 | One way to brush off disappointments or defeats is to imagine alternate hypothetical situations—"if such and such had happened, so and so result would have followed." It is a comfort zone which only relates to scenarios that did not happen, and never will, because of the simple fact that the time elapsed is unique—what happened, happened—and the present is the preface to the future. | In the field of politics and electoral matters, these musings usually pass for foolish because they imagine scenarios that are very far from reality, and only justify the regr…

WSWS (2021-11-25). A "parade of storms" threatens more flooding in British Columbia. wsws.org Meteorologists and climate scientists have expressed urgent concern that the already waterlogged region, which saw devastating mudslides in addition to the flooding of low-lying agricultural land last week, is ill prepared to handle another downpour.

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