Daily Archives: November 28, 2021

2021-11-28: News Headlines

teleSUR (2021-11-28). Honduras: Polls Close in Hard-Fought Elections. telesurenglish.net Fourteen political parties and twelve presidential candidates are participating in the race, of which the current mayor of Tegucigalpa, Nasry Asfura, of the ruling National Party, and Xiomara Castro, leader of the Liberty and Refoundation Party (Libre), in alliance with the National Opposition Union of Honduras (UNOH), are the candidates with the best chances of winning | Hondurans are voting this Sunday for a successor to deeply unpopular President Juan Orlando Hernández in elections that could oust his National Party after 12 years in power.

teleSUR (2021-11-28). Favorite Presidential Candidates Reject Violence in Honduras. telesurenglish.net Presidential candidates from the National Party (PN) and the Liberty and Refoundation Party (LIBRE), Nasry Asfura and Xiomara Castro, respectively, supported the calls for putting an end to political violence in Honduras. | RELATED: | Castro and Asfura made a public call to Hondurans and national institutions to avoid an atmosphere of conflict and violence on Election Day while advocating for a good performance…

teleSUR (2021-11-28). Honduras Set Up 5,755 Voting Stations for Sunday's Elections. telesurenglish.net Calling for the respect of electoral results, Honduras' National Electoral Council (CNE) inaugurated Sunday's General Elections to elect the Central nation's new President, Congress, and local authorities. | RELATED: | CNE officials and Catholic Church representatives appeared on national television at a polling station in Tegucigalpa, where they celebrated the opening ceremony. | The high electoral body set up 5,755 voting centers and 18,293 e…

teleSUR (2021-11-28). UN Calls for Peaceful and Transparent Elections in Honduras. telesurenglish.net The United Nations (UN) called on political actors in Honduras to conduct peaceful and transparent General Elections this Sunday. | RELATED: | In a press release, the UN vowed for Hondurans to be able to exercise their right to vote in an "informed and peaceful manner, in conditions of equality, without any type of discrimination and with full guarantee of human rights." | The UN System in the Central American natio…

Manlio Dinucci (2021-11-28). America's New Nuclear Bomb Is Ready: The B61-12 has a Nuclear Warhead with 4 "Selectable Power Options" globalresearch.ca First published on December 3, 2020 A video was released on November 23 2020 by Sandia National Laboratories that shows a US F-35A fighter flying at supersonic speed 3000 meters above sea level, launching a B61-12 nuclear bomb (non-nuclear …

sputniknews (2021-11-28). Biden's Attempt at Sending Message of Return to Normalcy Thwarted by New COVID Variant. sputniknews.com Polls suggest that the handling of the pandemic in the US is one of the main reasons for the ongoing decline in Biden's approval ratings, which have dropped from around 55% to roughly 41.7% in less than a year.

Jonathan Cook (2021-11-28). The Tribal Left's a Mirror Image of the Tribal Right. dissidentvoice.org Of course, I expect a backlash every time I write. It comes with the territory. There is no point being a Bari Weiss or a David Frum and crying out against "cancel culture". Dissension is part of the rough and tumble of a modern world in which everyone — at least, for a little longer …

Joachim Hagopian (2021-11-28). One World Governance and the Council on Foreign Relations. "We Shall have World Government… by Conquest or Consent." globalresearch.ca The fact is the Council on Foreign Relations has been controlling US foreign policy for almost a century, and chief among its most obvious agendas has been building and maintaining US Empire's global unipolar hegemony and military strength at all cost.

sputniknews (2021-11-28). NYT: Israel Was Behind Cyber Attack on Iran's Fuel System in October. sputniknews.com Iran and its arch-foes the US and Israel have regularly accused each other of cyber attacks since 2010, when the Islamic Republic's nuclear programme was hit by the Stuxnet computer virus.

TASS (2021-11-28). Foreign tourists flock to South African airports in bid to urgently leave country. tass.com The new omicron strain of the novel coronavirus is spreading in South Africa…

teleSUR (2021-11-28). COVID: Unclear if Variant Omicron More Transmissible or Severe. telesurenglish.net It is not yet clear whether the Omicron COVID-19 variant is more transmissible, or causes more severe disease compared to other variants including Delta, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Sunday. | RELATED: | WHO said it's not yet clear whether Omicron is more easily spread from person to person compared to other variants, even though the number of people testing positive has risen in South Africa where this…

TASS (2021-11-28). Sputnik may be slightly more effective against omicron variant — US expert. tass.com "Adenoviral vaccines in general trigger a broader immune response than mRNA vaccines. But the difference may be very small," the expert said…

teleSUR, drl- JCM (2021-11-28). Claves de la variante àìmicron del virus causante de la Covid-19. telesurtv.net La OMS declaró el viernes como una variante de preocupación la mutación identificada por vez primera en Sudáfrica.

teleSUR, SH (2021-11-28). Gobiernos anuncian restricciones para frenar variante ómicron. telesurtv.net Mientras varios países han comenzado a cerrarse, Sudáfrica denuncia que está siendo castigada por ser el primero en detectar la variante ómicron.

TASS (2021-11-28). Omicron strain causes serious concern, requires thorough study – Vector Center. tass.com The Omicron variant has a lot of mutations in the S-protein gene…

WSWS (2021-11-28). As Omicron spreads in Europe, Paris commits to mass COVID-19 infections. wsws.org As infections reach new highs and the highly-mutated Omicron variant appears in Europe, the French government aims to let the virus spread.

WSWS (2021-11-28). Johnson government declares Britain "nowhere near" needing tough measures to combat Omicron variant. wsws.org The Johnson government and its chief advisors on SAGE are muzzling science and transforming public health policy into a macabre form of roulette.

Anonymous103 (2021-11-28). Military Situation In Yemen On November 28, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 98 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah in the past 24 hours; | On November 27, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 10 airstrikes on the Jubah district; | On November 27, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 2 airstrikes on the Sanaa city; | On November 28, clashes between Ansar Allah and Saudi-led forces continued in the west of Marib city; | On November 28, clashes between Ansar…

Editor2 (2021-11-28). US, European Diplomats Secretly Plan Ethiopian 'Transition Government' With TPLF Leader. orinocotribune.com Video footage has emerged of several Western diplomats meeting with leaders of the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF), showing them frankly discussing plans to overthrow Ethiopia's democratically-elected president, Abiy Ahmed. Abiy arrived at the front lines on Wednesday to take personal control over the effort to halt the TPLF's offensive. | Top US, UK and European Union diplomats with longstanding connections to Ethiopia during its 27 years of TPLF rule met on Zoom on Sunday with a "chief representative" of the TPLF, trading ideas about the group's potential to seize power and the Ethiopian National Defens…

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2021-11-28). "There's Something Rotten in Denmark": Frank Olson and the Macabre Fate of a CIA Whistleblower in the Early Cold War. covertactionmagazine.com "Frank Olson is flying and it's a long way down" — David Clewell, "CIA in Wonderland." In September 1994, the …

_____ (2021-11-28). Biden Drilling Report Blasted as 'Shocking Capitulation to the Needs of Corporate Polluters'. popularresistance.org Climate campaigners and other progressive critics on Friday called out the Biden administration for a new U.S. Interior Department report about leasing public lands and waters to oil and gas companies, slamming its proposals as far too weak given the need to keep fossil fuels in the ground. | The report—prepared in response to President Joe Biden's Executive Order 14008—recommends adjusting royalty and bonding rates, prioritizing leasing in areas with known resource potential, and avoiding regions where drilling conflicts with conservation, historical and cultural resources, recreation, and wildlife h…

_____ (2021-11-28). Gitxsan Hereditary Chiefs Evict BC NDP MLA Nathan Cullen. popularresistance.org The Gitxsan have posted on Instagram: "Gitxsan Hereditary Chiefs evict MLA Nathan Cullen from Gitxsan Lax'yip [territory]." Their post continues: "The NDP has failed to uphold good relations with our peoples, and due to the violence inflicted on Wet'suwet'en and Gitxsan Wilp [house group] members, the NDP is no longer welcome on our territories." "Someone needs to be accountable for the violent actions inflicted upon our peoples and territories by the RCMP and Coastal GasLink."

_____ (2021-11-28). Global Indigenous: Chemicals, Climate And Consultation. popularresistance.org Coverage around the world on Indigenous issues for Nov. 15-21, 2021: First Nations people exposed to cancer-causing chemicals in Canada, Indigenous protests against a nickel mine and an oil pipeline, and Indigenous activists denounce a COP26 Glasgow deal as Canada fails to meet a UN deadline.

_____ (2021-11-28). Sudan Coup: The Names And Faces Of The Protesters Killed. popularresistance.org On 25 October, Sudan's top general, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, declared a state of emergency in the country, ousting the government and detaining the country's civilian leadership, including Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok. The military takeover, which upended a two-year transition to civilian rule, was widely denounced by critics as a coup, and sparked a nationwide protest movement that has been violently repressed by armed forces. One month later, the independent Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors (CCSD) has tallied the names of 42 protesters who have been killed between 21 October – one of the first protests aga…

Caoimhghin àì Croidheáin (2021-11-28). No Time To Think, "No Time to Die": The Changing Geopolitics of International Blockbusters? globalresearch.ca

Dr. Nicole Delépine (2021-11-28). Invention of "The Covid Narrative": The PCR Test Sustains The Myth of a Global Pandemic. It Serves to "Maintain Fear" globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-11-28). "The Common Sense of Humanity Is On Our Side": Meet the Plan to Save the Planet. libya360.wordpress.com Abdul Rahman A host of research organizations and political platforms, including the International Peoples' Assembly, have drafted a Plan to Save the Planet which will be submitted to the UN to be adopted as a resolution In the face of a series of global crises, research organizations and political organizations across the world launched the…

Misión Verdad (2021-11-28). Peruvian Congress Presents Motion to Impeach Pedro Castillo. orinocotribune.com On Thursday, November 25, representatives from three right-wing parties presented a formal impeachment request to remove leftist president Pedro Castillo, who has been in power for only four months. The representatives allege that Castillo has displayed a "moral incapacity" to exercise his executive functions. | A similar clause in the Constitution was used successfully to remove Peru's President Martín Vizcarra from office in November 2020. Vizcarra's removal, viewed as a soft coup by many, triggered widespread demonstrations. Peruvians' demands included the formation of a Constituent Assembly, one of the pillar…

Moderator (2021-11-28). What Our Forever Wars Really Cost You. scheerpost.com [ By Andrea Mazzarino / As a Navy spouse of 10 years and counting, my life offers an up-close view of our country's priorities when it comes to Recently, my husband, a naval officer currently serving with the Department of Energy, spent a wee…

Prof Denis Rancourt (2021-11-28). Nature of the COVID Era Public Health Disaster in the USA: From All-cause Mortality and Socio-geo-economic and Climatic Data. globalresearch.ca

Prof Peter Dale Scott (2021-11-28). The State, the Deep State, and the Wall Street Overworld. globalresearch.ca Top-level Treasury officials, CIA officers, and Wall Street bankers and lawyers think alike because of the "revolving door" by which they pass easily from private to public service and back.

Staff (2021-11-28). Electoral Observers Participate in Venezuela's Indigenous Elections. orinocotribune.com A group of international observers, invited by the National Electoral Council (CNE) to take part in Venezuela's recent November 21 mega-elections, also served as observers for the election of Indigenous legislative and municipal councils members. These elections were held on Friday, November 25 in accordance with the customary forms of government of the first nations. The elections took place in the states of Amazonas, Anzoátegui, Apure, Bolívar, Delta Amacuro, Monagas, Sucre, and Zulia. | Representatives of the Latin American Council of Electoral Experts (CEELA), as well as observers from the European Union elec…

_____ (2021-11-28). Turkey's Expansion into Central Asia Intensifies. journal-neo.org Under the leadership of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, claiming the role of a new regional superpower, Turkey has been increasingly active in recent decades pursuing an independent foreign policy with an attempt to position itself as the key state of the so-called "Afrasia," that is, as a link between Africa, Asia, and Europe. Recently the Turkish …

WSWS (2021-11-28). University workers in UK set to strike over pay, terms, conditions and pensions. wsws.org The willingness to fight by Higher Education staff is combined with a growing understanding that the University College Union will not wage a serious struggle.

Zrinka Bralo (2021-11-28). Little Amal, Channel deaths and cruelty by design. zcomm.org People cross the channel in small boats because we give them no other choice…

Anonymous669 (2021-11-28). US-led Coalition Held Another Live-Fire Exercise At Syria's Al-Tanf (Video). southfront.org U.S. Marines with 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, attached to Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force, Crisis Response-Central Command, engage targets during a live-fire demonstration near At-Tanf Garrison, Syria, Sept, 7, 2018. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carlos Lopez) | The US-led coalition and its proxy, the Revolutionary Commando Army (MaT), have held another joint live-fire exercise in the southeastern Syrian area of al-Tanf where they maintain a large garrison. | In the course of the exercis…

teleSUR, SH, JCM (2021-11-28). Honduras acude a las urnas para elegir a su nuevo presidente. telesurtv.net Según el Consejo Nacional Electoral para estos comicios fueron habilitados 5.755 centros de votación que se mantendrán abiertas hasta las 16: 00 hora local.

teleSUR, drl, JL (2021-11-28). Pdte. de Bolivia exhorta a defender la constitucionalidad. telesurtv.net "Bolivia necesita seguir trabajando por la reactivación económica y la reconstrucción de la Patria", indicó el jefe de Estado.

WSWS (2021-11-28). Amid record deaths from COVID-19, Ukrainian president accuses Russia of planning a "coup" wsws.org Russia and Ukraine have been reporting record deaths as NATO and the US stoke a dangerous military crisis in the Black Sea.

teleSUR (2021-11-28). UN Women Demands Sanctioning Gender-based Violence in Honduras. telesurenglish.net The UN Women representative in Honduras, Margarita Bueso, demanded national laws establishing gender-based political violence against women as a crime. | RELATED: | Women's Political Observatory reported 19 attacks on female candidates for public elected posts between September and November this year. | "There are no channels for legalizing and sanctioning this type of violence," Bueso warned. | She highlighted the nee…

Edward Curtin (2021-11-28). The Elephant in the Room: Cell Phones. globalresearch.ca Important article first published by GR on June 13, 2021 It is difficult to talk to addicts about addictions and it is even harder to do so when their embrace of the drug of choice has dire consequences. | I …

Kirk Swearingen (2021-11-28). What exactly has gone wrong in America? Frat boys, light beer or Skynyrd? zcomm.org Something made middle-aged white American men go desperately off the rails. Here are some poorly developed theories…

Editor2 (2021-11-28). The Libre Party Wants to Return Dignity to the People of San Pedro Sula. orinocotribune.com By Zoe Alexandra — Nov 27, 2021 | Omar Menjivar, the candidate for vice-mayor in the city of San Pedro Sula, discussed the proposal to transform the city and to prioritize the needs of those people who have been abandoned for years | San Pedro Sula is considered one of the most dangerous cities in the world. The industrial city of 719,000 on Honduras' northern coast has one of the highest homicide rates globally and large sections of the city are controlled by criminal groups such as Mara Salvatrucha-13 (MS-13), Mara 18, Los Olanchanos, and others. In addition to the rampant violence which often erupts over…

Anonymous103 (2021-11-28). Military Situation In Syria On November 28, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On November 28, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 5 times: 1 — in Idlib province, 1 — in Hama province, 3 — in Aleppo province; | On November 28, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in Ruwayha village; | On November 28, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SAA positions in Hantunin area; | On November 27, an Iraqi refugee was killed in al-Hol camp by unknown gunmen. | MO…

TASS (2021-11-28). Germany asks US Congress not to impose sanctions on Nord Stream 2 – portal. tass.com According to the document, Berlin is "fully determined to successfully implement" the bilateral agreements…

teleSUR, JCM (2021-11-28). Nueva caravana de migrantes parte de Chiapas hacia EE.UU. telesurtv.net Alrededor de 2.000 migrantes forman parte de esta caravana, que se ha dividido en tres grandes grupos.

teleSUR, JL (2021-11-28). Venezuela rechaza injerencia de España sobre comicios. telesurtv.net "Los observadores han calificado al sistema electoral venezolano como uno de los más modernos y confiables del mundo", acotó la Cancillería en Caracas.

Stephanie Pavlick (2021-11-28). Pittsburgh medical workers fight for dignity and respect. zcomm.org The workers, who are facing poor conditions and low wages, are fighting again to unionize their workplace, after a defeated attempt a few years ago…

Staff (2021-11-28). Russia running out of 'easy' oil. rt.com Nearly all of Russia's oil production will consist of the so-called hard-to-recover crude reserves unless the country speeds up and incentivizes exploration, Russia's Deputy Energy Minister Pavel Sorokin said on Wednesday. | "Almost 100% of our production will be hard to recover over the term of ten years," Sorokin said, as quoted by news agency TASS. | The hard-to-recover reserves will have much higher lifting costs than conventional reserves, according to the deputy energy minister. | This is a problem for Russia, one of the world's biggest oil producers, as it would see the quality of its reserves decline a…

Staff (2021-11-28). Opiniones divididas en Ecuador ante apertura de frontera con Colombia. telesurtv.net Una de las preocupaciones más fundadas se refieren a la diferencia de la cotización del dólar en ambos países.

sputniknews (2021-11-28). Iranian Nuclear Chief: Israel Should Check Its Capabilities Before Threatening to Attack Tehran. sputniknews.com Last month, the Israeli media reported that the Jewish state's government had approved a budget of 5 billion shekels (about $1.5 billion) to prepare for a possible attack against Iran's nuclear facilities.

Juan Cole (2021-11-28). As Climate Emergency Shakes Iran, Government Attacks, arrests Water Protesters at Isfahan. zcomm.org After two weeks of protests by thousands of farmers in the dry riverbed of the historic Zayandeh Rud river in Isfahan, the police have struck back…

teleSUR, JL (2021-11-28). CNE de Honduras confirma desarrollo seguro para comicios generales del domingo. telesurtv.net Las autoridades electorales informaron que los resultados preliminares se darán a conocer a las 20H00 (hora local).

Jake Johnson (2021-11-28). Rich Countries Blamed as New Covid Variant Sparks Global Alarm. zcomm.org "Allowing new variants to emerge and spread, 13 months into the vaccine era, is a policy choice by the rich world."

_____ (2021-11-28). 'A Lot of Mistakes': The Guardian and Julian Assange. strategic-culture.org Three years on from the explosive Julian Assange / Paul Manafort story, we question whether the Guardian has honored its stated commitment to the truth. | By John MCEVOY, Pablo NAVARRETE | In 1921, the Manchester Guardian's editor, Charles Prestwich Scott, One hundred years on from Scott's famous essay, and on the thre…

teleSUR, SH (2021-11-28). Movimiento indígena se retira de diálogos en Ecuador. telesurtv.net La confederación indígena de Ecuador determinó que desde enero retomarán las movilizaciones contra el presidente Guillermo Lasso.

teleSUR, SH (2021-11-28). Gobierno tilda de golpe de Estado moción contra Pedro Castillo. telesurtv.net El presidente Castillo afirmó que la derecha peruana busca desconocer los resultados de las últimas elecciones y desestabilizar a Perú.

sputniknews (2021-11-28). Powerful 7.5-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Peru – Videos. sputniknews.com There have been no reports of damages or casualties caused by the earthquake so far.

_____ (2021-11-28). Nicaragua's Foreign Minister: We're Resisting a 'Pandemic of Neo-Colonialism'. strategic-culture.org The Grayzone's Ben Norton sat down for an interview with Nicaragua's Foreign Minister Denis Moncada to discuss the country's decision to leave the OAS, attempts to build an international alliance against US unilateralism, and what an anti-imperialist foreign policy looks like. | By Ben NORTON | Transcript | BEN NORTON: This is Ben Norton with The Grayzone. I am in Nicaragua's Foreign Ministry, and I just sat down for an interview with Foreign Minister Denis Moncada. | We talked about Nicaragua's historic decision to leave the Organization of American States, and other regional issues here in Latin America. | A…

teleSUR, JCM (2021-11-28). Terremoto de 7.5 sacude la región del Amazonas en Perú. telesurtv.net Se derrumba la torre de la histórica iglesia de La Jalca Grande.

F. William Engdahl (2021-11-28). "We are Human Guinea Pigs": Alarming Casualty Rates for mRNA Vaccines Warrant Urgent Action. globalresearch.ca Official US and EU data confirm alarming numbers of deaths and permanent paralysis as well as other severe side effects from the experimental mRNA vaccines. It is now clear that we are being asked to be human guinea pigs in an experiment that could alter the human gene structure and far worse.

Anonymous103 (2021-11-28). Military Situation In Donetsk People's Republic On November 28, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see ful-size image | DPR forces shelled UAF positions in Maryinka with 120-mm mortar launchers; | DPR forces shelled UAF positions in Pivdenne with 120-mm mortar launchers; | DPR forces shelled UAF positions in Novoluhanske with high caliber machine guns; | The UAF shelled positions of DPR forces in Trudovskaya settlement with 82 mm mortars; | The UAF shelled positions of DPR forces in Staromikhailovka village with 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers and high caliber machine guns;…

Steve Lalla (2021-11-28). New Book by Yves Engler Provides People's History of the Canadian Military. orinocotribune.com By Steve Lalla — Nov 27, 2021 | Many informed Canadians remain surprisingly unenlightened about the country's military history. Canada's military is widely viewed as alternately non-existent or a force for good. The Canadian Forces' (CF) public relations department has been very effective in crafting a positive image for the country's military. In addition, constant comparisons to the US's rampant militarism benefits Canada's image. | With the new book Stand on Guard for Whom: A People's History of the Canadian Military, Canadian foreign policy expert Yves Engler produces a rigorously researched document tha…

teleSUR, SH (2021-11-28). Honduras afronta elecciones generales con llamados a la tranquilidad. telesurtv.net La ONU espera que las elecciones generales en Honduras sea una fiesta cívica marcada por la participación y el respeto a los resultados.

TASS (2021-11-28). Russia expects AUKUS participants to ditch nuclear sub project — diplomat. tass.com Due to the AUKUS pact, Canberra severed its largest-ever defense contract with France worth over 50 billion euro for the delivery of submarines…

WSWS (2021-11-28). This week in history: November 29-December 5. wsws.org This column profiles important historical events which took place during this week, 25 years ago, 50 years ago, 75 years ago and 100 years ago.

sputniknews (2021-11-28). Germany Warns US Congress Nord Stream 2 Sanctions Will 'Damage Transatlantic Unity', Docs Show. sputniknews.com The German Embassy in Washington reportedly handed American congressmen a document saying that the pipeline poses no threat to Ukraine or the EU and arguing that new restrictions could undermine US-German ties and weaken the credibility of the US government.

Elaine Meyer (2021-11-28). How Gen Z Is Fighting Back Against Big Tech. zcomm.org Many in this generation are aware of what they have lost by having grown up on social media, so they're logging off and working to create a safer, healthier future…

Diana Johnstone (2021-11-28). The "Great Reset" or the "Great Pretext" … for Dystopia. globalresearch.ca First published by Consortium News, posted on Global Research on December 9, 2020 In their World Economic Forum treatise Covid-19: The Great Reset, economists Klaus Schwab and Thierry Malleret bring us the voice of would-be Global Governance. | By titling …

teleSUR, jl, SH (2021-11-28). Legado y vigencia del pensamiento del alemán Friedrich Engels. telesurtv.net La amistad entre Karl Marx y Engels se vio plasmada en la realización y publicación de uno de los escrito más emblemático de la humanidad El Capital.

Dr. Peter McCullough (2021-11-28). Video: The Vaccine is More Dangerous than COVID-19: Dr. Peter McCullough. globalresearch.ca

teleSUR, SH (2021-11-28). Sismo de magnitud 5.2 estremece a la capital y costa peruana. telesurtv.net La Dirección de Hidrografía y Navegación de la Marina de Guerra del Perú indicó que el sismo no generó una alerta de tsunami.

Dr. Angela Durante (2021-11-28). A Letter to the Vaccinated. globalresearch.ca First published by Global …

Dr. Jacques R. Pauwels (2021-11-28). 80 Years Ago: Pearl Harbor and The Wars of Corporate America. globalresearch.ca Washington knew a Japanese fleet was on its way to Pearl Harbor, but welcomed the attack since a Japanese aggression would make it possible to "sell" the war to an anti-war American public.

Joel Bleifuss (2021-11-28). Lost Jobs, Lost Democrats. zcomm.org Neoliberal Democrats are struggling to connect with working-class voters whose communities have lost manufacturing jobs…

Staff (2021-11-28). Taliban leader pleads for help in first address. rt.com The leader of the Taliban has delivered his first televised address since the group took power in Afghanistan in mid-August. He vowed not to interfere in other countries, and asked for international aid. | "We assure all the countries that we will not interfere in their internal affairs and we want to have good economic relations with them," Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund, the co-founder of the Taliban and now the prime minister of its government, promised on Saturday. | Read more | | During his 30-mi…

teleSUR, JCM (2021-11-28). Cuba rinde homenaje a estudiantes fusilados en 1871. telesurtv.net Se conmemora el 150 aniversario del fusilamiento de ocho alumnos de medicina, uno de los peores crímenes de la historia nacional.

Peter Koenig (2021-11-28). Video: Digital Tyranny and the Rockefeller-Gates WHO "Vaxx-Certificate Passport": Towards a World War III Scenario. globalresearch.ca It's an electronic ID-program using the Covid-19 "vaccine as a platform for digital identity, linking everything to everything of each individual (records of health, banking, personal and private, etc.), managed by a state agency or in extremis, by the private sector.

teleSUR, drl, JCM (2021-11-28). Central Obrera Boliviana insta a recibir Marcha por la Patria en La Paz. telesurtv.net El lunes, tras una semana de recorrido por todo el país, arriba a la capital la marcha de apoyo al presidente Luis Arce.

Fight Back (2021-11-28). Read some Engels on Engels's 201 birthday. fightbacknews.org To mark the Nov. 28, 1820 birthday of the revolutionary Frederick Engels, Fight Back News Service is circulating one of his writings — On Authority. | On Authority | A number of Socialists have latterly launched a regular crusade against what they call the principle of authority. It suffices to tell them that this or that act is authoritarian for it to be condemned. This summary mode of procedure is being abused to such an extent that it has become necessary to look into the matter somewhat more closely. | Authority, in the sense in which the word is used here, means: the imposition of the will of another u…

Frances Moore Lappé (2021-11-28). Trees and Crops Don't Have to Compete. Climate Crisis Calls for Agroforestry. zcomm.org Now that the climate crisis calls for vastly more trees, it's time to take in the good news that trees and crops can do well together…

teleSUR (2021-11-28). Peru: 7.5 Magnitude Earthquake Affects at Least 90 People. telesurenglish.net Peru's Geophysical Institute (IGP) reported a 7.5 magnitude earthquake in the northern Peruvian Amazon jungle. | RELATED: | National Institute of Civil Defense (Indeci) director Miguel Yamasaki reported that the earthquake damaged 19 houses and two health centers. At least 90 people were affected, and two had injuries. | The IGP informed that the epicenter was registered 98 km east of Santa Maria de Nieva in the Condorcanqu…

Colin Todhunter (2021-11-28). Dystopian "Great Reset": "Own Nothing and Be Happy", Being Human in 2030. globalresearch.ca With foresight, this incisive article by Colin Todhunter was published by Global Research on November 9, 2020 The World Economic Forum's (WEF) annual meeting at the end of January in Davos, Switzerland, brings together international business and political leaders, …

Mickey Z. (2021-11-28). Reminder: The Rich are Vampires. dissidentvoice.org Let me tell you about the very rich. They are different from you and me. F. Scott Fitzgerald, "The Rich Boy," published in 1926 by Red Book magazine The rich are vampires. In 2020, for example, workers lost $3.7 trillion while billionaires gained $3.9 trillion. Some 493 individuals became new billionaires while an additional 8 …

_____ (2021-11-28). Taiwan: U.S. Deployment Area Against Mainland China Since 1945. strategic-culture.org It has never been more necessary than now that the EU should finally break away from the highly dangerous policy of the "only world power", which feels threatened and which is contrary to human rights and international law. | Under U.S. guidance, the regime of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek was installed in Taiwan beginning in 1945: He had already been supported by the USA in the 1920s, then also by Hitler's Germany. Taiwan is being instrumentalized against the People's Republic of China, again intensified since U.S. Presidents Obama and Trump. The current U.S. President Biden is even toying with a possible war wi…

teleSUR, drl, JCM (2021-11-28). Venezuela celebra aniversario de rebelión militar del 27N. telesurtv.net En 1992 se produjo la segunda parte de rebelión articulada del movimiento cívico-militar contra Carlos A. Pérez.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-11-27). Honduras: The Libre Party Wants to Return Dignity to the People of San Pedro Sula. libya360.wordpress.com Zoe Alexandra Omar Menjivar is the vice-mayoral candidate for the Libre Party in San Pedro Sula. Photo: MAJD Omar Menjivar, the candidate for vice-mayor in the city of San Pedro Sula, discussed the proposal to transform the city and to prioritize the needs of those people who have been abandoned for years San Pedro Sula…

The Conversation (2021-11-27). What we know so far about Omicron. asiatimes.com Since early in the COVID pandemic, the Network for Genomics Surveillance in South Africa has been monitoring changes in SARS-CoV-2. This was a valuable tool to understand better how the virus spread. In late 2020, the network detected a new virus lineage, 501Y.V2, which later became known as the beta variant. Now a new SARS-CoV-2 …

TASS (2021-11-27). World Health Organization: PCR tests able to detect new SARS-CoV-2 variant 'Omicron'. tass.com Several labs have indicated that for one widely used PCR test, one of the three target genes is not detected, said in a statement…

teleSUR (2021-11-27). South Africa Criticizes Travel Bans Due to Omicron Strain. telesurenglish.net South Africa's Health Minister Joe Phaahla criticized the travel restrictions imposed on southern African countries due to the spread of the Omicron Novel Coronavirus variant. | RELATED: | Travel restrictions were imposed by the United Kingdom, Israel, the European Union, the United States, Australia, Morocco, among other countries, following the announcement of the presence of the variant in South Africa. | Presiden…

WSWS (2021-11-27). COVID-19 must be eradicated to stop dangerous new variants. wsws.org The emergence of the Omicron strain of COVID-19 is a devastating exposure of the herd immunity policy implemented by capitalist governments, which oppose lockdowns and other critical public health measures necessary to stop the spread of the disease.

WSWS (2021-11-27). Omicron variant threatens to unleash new global surge of COVID-19 pandemic. wsws.org Initial indications are that an unusual constellation of mutations makes the variant far more infectious than the Delta variant and potentially vaccine-resistant.

sputniknews (2021-11-27). Omicron: Indian Politicians Urge PM Modi to Ban Flights From Affected Countries Amid COVID Scare. sputniknews.com The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday named the new strain of coronavirus "B.1.1.529", Omicron. The latter has been classified as a "variant of concern", posing a greater risk than the globally dominant Delta variant.

TASS (2021-11-27). US company Moderna begins work on vaccine against new SARS-CoV-2 variant 'Omicron'. tass.com Data is expected in the coming weeks, the statement noted…

Malik Miah (2021-11-27). United States: John Deere workers win. greenleft.org.au In the United States, John Deere workers began militant strike action in the country's mid-west in October, reports Malik Miah. They stood up against a powerful employer — and, when necessary, their own national union leadership — and won.

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-27). In coordination with Lithuania, Poland, Ukraine, Latvia holds military exercises, builds barrier on Belarus border. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Latvia installs 37-kilometer barbed wire fence on border with Belarus Latvia has installed a 37-kilometer barbed wire fence on the border with Belarus. This is reported by Delfi. "On Friday, the installation of a temporary barbed wire fence on the Latvian-Belarusian border was completed. The fence has been installed for almost 37 km, but the …

Gerald E. Scorse (2021-11-27). Manchin's better way to pay for Build Back Better. dissidentvoice.org Amazing but true: One of the best ideas to pay for Build Back Better came from Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV). Yes, Manchin is a big reason that president Biden's landmark bill is taking forever to get through Congress. Yes, Manchin personally vetoed a tax on billionaires that passed muster with everybody except, well, billionaires. "I …

Sam Pizzigati (2021-11-27). What's that 'surtax' doing in Build Back Better? nationofchange.org The new Build Back Better surtax might just turn out to be a giant first tax step toward the more equal America that we all so desperately need.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-11-27). Guatemala to Host the Abya Yala Soberana International Gathering. libya360.wordpress.com Ollantay Itzamná Leiria Vay, member of the organizing team of the Sovereign Abya Yala Encounter The international meeting ABYA YALA SOVEREIGN ABYA YALA FROM SOCIAL MOVEMENTS aims to reflect together on the socio-political context and impacts of the capitalist system, imperialism, colonialism and patriarchy in our Abya Yala and to define strategies and collective actions…

Geoff Watts (2021-11-27). [Obituary] Michael Llewellyn Rutter. thelancet.com First professor of child psychiatry in the UK. He was born in Brummana, Lebanon, on Aug 15, 1933, and died of cancer in London, UK, on Oct 23, 2021, aged 88 years.

Editor2 (2021-11-27). Death Squads Threaten Colombian Human Rights Defender Darnelly Rodriguez Twice in two Weeks. orinocotribune.com We are very worried for the safety and security of Centro Pazífico coordinator, Darnelly Rodriguez. 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. A translation of the threat is included at the end of the page. | Darnelly is also the coordinator for the Francisco Isaías Cifuentes Human Rights Network (REDDHFIC)'s Valle Del Cauca chapter. Threats against Darnelly have increased over…

WSWS (2021-11-27). Sri Lanka: Katukelle Estate workers fight management attacks on wages and conditions. wsws.org Trade union collaboration with employers to impose harsh working conditions and attacks on workers' democratic rights has emboldened tea estate managers.

WSWS (2021-11-27). Political turmoil in Australia underscores necessity for fight against anti-democratic new electoral laws. wsws.org The Morrison government is increasingly paralysed by internal revolts, but Labor's support remains at near-historic lows.

Fight Back (2021-11-27). People's Thanksgiving celebrates advances for labor, Black liberation movements. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL – The 30th Annual People's Thanksgiving was held in Chicago on November 21, a fundraiser for Fight Back! and Freedom Road Socialist Organization in Chicago. More than 100 people attended, and the event raised over $4000. | The room in Teamsters City featured some of the most prominent leaders in the movements for Black liberation, Palestinian liberation, and the labor movement. | An historic event was marked when Juan Campos, a newly elected vice president of the Teamsters United slate, was given the Pete Camarata Award for class struggle unionism. Campos joins General President Sean O'Brien and Gener…

Richard Lane (2021-11-27). [Perspectives] Pascale Ondoa: strengthening laboratory medicine in Africa. thelancet.com "Our core aim is to build laboratory systems to address the health agenda as defined by Africa", says Pascale Ondoa, who for the past 5 years has been Director of Science and New Initiatives at the African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM). Part of this role is to direct technical advice and provide leadership to help shape health strategy and laboratory medicine improvement at the country level. "A lot of our work involves the coordination of partners and experts, so that investments from agencies like PEPFAR, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the Fleming Fund, and others generate sub…

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-27). NATO builds Georgia's cyber warfare capacity. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Estonia hosts the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence. Cyber security training for IT specialists was conducted at the Defense Institution Building School At the School of Defense Institution Building (DIBS), cyber security training was conducted in collaboration with the Cyber Security Bureau and the Estonian side…..The training was led by Estonian cyber experts …

D. Price (2021-11-27). 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.

_____ (2021-11-27). Anti-Coup Groups Denounce Deal Between Military Junta And Former PM. popularresistance.org Hamdok was returned to his previous post Sunday following nearly a month spent under house arrest after Sudanese army chief Abdel-Fattah al-Burhan deposed the civilian government in a dramatic coup d'etat on Oct. 25. | Proponents of civilian rule were quick to denounce the 14-point agreement, and prominent activist groups, such as Forces for Freedom and Change and the Sudanese Professionals Association, have pledged to continue mobilizing until full civilian rule is restored. | Huge crowds of Sudanese demonstrators took to the streets of Khartoum Sunday immediately after the deal was announced to condemn the arra…

_____ (2021-11-27). In Syria Probe, OPCW Erased Experts' Inconvenient Findings. popularresistance.org In the early days of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons' investigation of an alleged chemical attack in Douma, Syria, expert toxicologists ruled out chlorine gas as the cause of death for the more than 40 civilians reported at the scene. Instead of publishing this finding, senior OPCW officials concealed it, and then launched an investigation of a veteran inspector who questioned the censorship. | The suppression of the toxicologists is among a series of deceptions by the OPCW leadership to corrupt the Douma probe's scientific process, as detailed in this new multi-part investigation by The…

_____ (2021-11-27). Desperate US Sends Blinken To Africa. popularresistance.org U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken's official visit to Africa had the typical hallmarks of paternalism and hypocrisy the U.S. exhibits toward Africa but this time with a subtle difference. Blinken's trip to meet with heads of state in Kenya, Nigeria, and Senegal was ostensibly to address the COVID-19 pandemic, "building back" to a more inclusive global economy, combating the climate crisis, revitalizing democracies, and advancing peace and security. | The U.S.'s poor performance in all of these areas is now notorious, making it difficult to be as condescending as it tends to be toward Africa. Even though this…

_____ (2021-11-27). Violence Against Wet'suwet'en And Apparent Police, Industry Collusion. popularresistance.org By January 24, 2014, the RCMP's Critical Infrastructure Intelligence Team (CIIT) had produced an intelligence assessment on Criminal Threats to the Canadian Petroleum Industry that notes "violent aboriginal extremists" and includes in Appendix E an article from the Georgia Straight that briefly mentions the Unist'ot'en clan of the Wet'suwet'en nation. | A further document dated April 1, 2015, from the Government Operations Centre (GOC), which compiles information from the RCMP and other agencies, describes an unnamed Unist'ot'en leader as an "aboriginal extremist." | Within five years of that second report, the R…

_____ (2021-11-27). When Being White And Jewish Isn't Enough. popularresistance.org Jerusalem — "I need a cell for a Jew," the Israeli cops driving the jeep called into the jail. I was the Jew they were referring to and the jail was the infamous "Muskobia," in the heart of West Jerusalem. This was the end of a long and tiring day that began with a protest in the village of Nabi Saleh in Palestine. I was covered in sweat, tear gas, dust, and quite a bit of the disgusting skunk liquid that the Israeli army sprays on protestors. | It was a hot day and my arms were full of bruises, my elbow and wrists sprained from the soldiers twisting them during the arrest. But regardless of the fact that I…

Dongsheng News (2021-11-27). News on China | No. 77. dissidentvoice.org In this week's News on China in 2 minutes: economic changes in China; increased share of the wealth pie garnered by the richest 10%; curbing groundwater exploitation; Chinese entertainment achieving international popularity.

Editor2 (2021-11-27). The News from the Venezuela Election? Victory for the People of Venezuela and Defeat for the US (Statement). orinocotribune.com The news out of Venezuela related to the elections is that there is no news. All attempts to attack and delegitimize the process failed and the people of that beleaguered nation once again chose independence and dignity over surrendering to the imperialist gangsterism of the United States and their white supremacist, European colonial allies. | RELATED CONTENT: Russia's Zakharova: Countries Criticizing Venezuela's Elections Motivated…

Jake Johnston (2021-11-27). Honduras to Hold Crucial Elections Amid Escalating Political Violence and Fears of Fraud. cepr.net Note: CEPR will live-blog the Honduras elections here on Sunday, with updates from people on the ground in Honduras, statements from candidates and other political figures, media reports, and more. This Sunday, November 28, Hondurans will head to the polls for crucial elections amid escalating political violence across the country. Voters will be electing a …

Jens Bernert (2021-11-27). The WHO Recommends Genetic Manipulation and Gene Editing of Humans "To Promote Public Health" globalresearch.ca This article published by …

Montreal Counter-Info (2021-11-27). #ShutDownCanada: Banner on 720 West-Bound, Tiohtià :ke. itsgoingdown.org Report on banner drop in solidarity with Wet'suwet'en struggle against Coastal Gaslink and RCMP invasion. Originally posted to Montreal Counter-Info. This morning in Tiohtia: ke, a large banner reading "ALL OUT FOR WET'SUWET'EN" was installed on the 720 Westbound. It was insured that the banner be secured with rope and that no road signs be blocked…

Salim Lamrani (2021-11-27). Fifty Truths about Fidel Castro. globalresearch.ca Five Years Ago, the Passing of Fidel Castro | The historic leader of the Cuban Revolution has forever marked the history of Cuba and Latin America, making his country a symbol of dignity and resistance. | 1. Fidel Castro was born into …

Staff (2021-11-27). General Elections to Be Held in Honduras on Sunday November 28. orinocotribune.com On Sunday, November 28, Honduras will hold its general elections in which 14 political parties and 12 candidates will contend for the presidency and other government posts. | Out of Honduras' 9.5 million inhabitants, more than 5 million have been registered to elect the country's president, three vice presidents, 298 municipal mayors, 128 local deputies, and 20 representatives, to its Parliament. | According to local opinion polls, of the 12 presidential candidates, Liberty and Refoundation (Libertad y Refundación or Libre) party candidate Xiomara Castro, as well as ruling National Party's Nasry Asfura, and Yani…

Staff (2021-11-27). Ibero-American Foreign Ministers Summit Approves Anti-Sanctions Declaration — Venezuela not Excluded. orinocotribune.com On Friday, November 26, 22 Ibero-American foreign ministers approved a joint declaration in which they urged all countries to refrain from applying unilateral economic, commercial, and financial coercive measures that affect the ability of countries to face the COVID-19 pandemic. | The news was communicated by Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez as part of the First Ibero-American Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting, ahead of the 28th Ibero-American Summit, which is taking place in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, and where the declaration was approved. | Regarding the declaration, Cuba denounced that, in the…

Staff (2021-11-27). Save the Date: 1 December Day of Solidarity with Palestinian Prisoners. samidoun.net SAVE THE DATE: DEC 1ST DAY OF SOLIDARITY WITH PALESTINIAN PRISONERS! As Palestinian political prisoners continue their hunger strikes in defiance of their illegitimate imprisonment by the Zionist occupation, National Students for Justice in Palestine, The Palestinian Youth Movement, IDOC Watch and Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network call on all individuals and institutions committed to […] | The article

Robert J. Burrowes (2021-11-27). Are We Human? Are We Free? Defeating the World Economic Forum's 'Great Reset' before It Destroys Us. globalresearch.ca Governments are not driving 'The Great Reset'; it is an initiative of the global elite and governments are simply elite puppets. | Resistance requires solidarity as well as strategically-focused grassroots actions directed against the financial elite's 'Great Reset' agenda.

Party for Socialism & Liberation (2021-11-27). Wednesday 12/1: SF: Defend Roe v. Wade! National day of action. indybay.org Powell & Market St.

Fight Back (2021-11-27). Thanksgiving served on the picket line at Phoenix airport workers' strike. fightbacknews.org Phoenix, AZ – For many striking concessions workers, this is the first Thanksgiving they are not working. At Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, HMS Host hospitality is the biggest concessions service, with hundreds of workers. Those workers are fed up with four years of failure from HMS to agree to a decent contract. Four days into their indefinite strike, Unite Here Local 11 HMS Host workers are fighting for a contract that includes raises, affordable health insurance, an employer-paid pension, protection for workers' tips, and strong contract language for equal opportunity and protection from discrimination. | It…

Jallicia Jolly (2021-11-27). [Perspectives] A reproductive justice response to HIV/AIDS and COVID-19. thelancet.com Lana is a young Black woman living with HIV in Kingston, Jamaica. A mother of young children, she was concerned about what COVID-19 would mean for her pre-existing diagnosis. During the COVID-19 pandemic she has struggled to find psychosocial support groups, consistent access to antiretrovirals, and employment opportunities to maintain her health and support herself and her family. Pam, a middle-aged HIV-positive woman in Detroit, MI, USA, is a caregiver and local HIV organiser who provides emotional and social support to other newly diagnosed people.

A Guest Author (2021-11-27). The role of Black radicals ‚àí Civil War to the carceral state. workers.org The following slightly edited testimony was presented by Dr. Johanna Fernandez, an associate professor of history at Baruch College of the City University of New York. She is also the author of the book, "The Young Lords: a Radical History." Dr. Fernandez spoke at the Oct. 23-25, 2021 "Spirit of . . . |

Roy Singham (2021-11-27). On the road from Detroit to South Africa: Black radical internationalist traditions. mronline.org Roy Singham reminisces about his work with the late General Gordon Baker, Jr. and the League of Revolutionary Black Workers (LRBW) in Detroit and its connections with South African workers.

Roy Landersen (2021-11-27). India farmers win! After year of protest, gov't backs down. themilitant.com A year of massive protests by working farmers in India has forced Prime Minister Narendra Modi to announce Nov. 19 he had decided to withdraw laws that threaten their livelihoods. The measures would have removed state-guaranteed minimums for staple grain prices, allowing big capitalist traders to force down the prices they pay to farmers. If implemented, farmers say, the laws would lead to rising indebtedness and drive many of them off the land. | "This is a win for all those farmers who laid down their lives to save hundreds of thousands of poor farmers of this country from corporate greed," Jagdeep Singh told t…

TASS (2021-11-27). New B.1.1.529 COVID-19 variant causes no severe diseases – health minister. tass.com Joe Phaahla mentioned that it was too early to say how the new COVID-19 variant would behave…

WSWS (2021-11-27). Michigan COVID-19 wave escalates as Democrats reject measures to halt the spread. wsws.org The Democratic administration of Governor Whitmer has responded to unprecedented case numbers with a thoroughly inadequate public health advisory.

WSWS (2021-11-27). Nursing staff in Germany on strike during contract negotiations for public sector workers. wsws.org There is now a shortage of at least 100,000 nurses in German hospitals, and more and more nurses are suffering burn-out—under conditions where infection rates are exploding.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-11-27). Is the Canadian or Chinese Military a Greater Threat to Humanity? libya360.wordpress.com Yves Engler A map of current and potential Canadian military bases. Illustration: The Breach As the likelihood of military conflict with China grows it's worth assessing the balance of power. This offers an indication of which parties are likely to be the primary belligerent force (because they would prevail in a conflict). When it comes…

Sam Wainwright (2021-11-27). Traditional Owners, activists take action against Woodside's proposed Scarborough gas project. greenleft.org.au The response to Woodside's announcement that it is proceeding with its Scarborough gas field exploitation project has been swift, with protests and direct actions organised in Murujuga (Burrup Peninsula) and Perth. Sam Wainwright reports.

Editor (2021-11-27). Ernest Mandel — Selected Writings I. mronline.org The IIRE has released the first volume of the Selected Writings by Ernest Mandel (1923-1995).

Center for Biological Diversity (2021-11-27). California's Epic Traveling Wolf OR-93 is Dead After Vehicle Strike Along I-5. indybay.org SACRAMENTO, Calif., November 24, 2021 — State wildlife agency officials announced today that OR-93, a radio-collared male wolf from Oregon who first entered California on Jan. 30, has died after being struck by a vehicle along Interstate 5 in Kern County.

M. Ables (2021-11-27). The Rise of Homelessness and the Decline of a Workforce. indybay.org Almost every business is hiring and workers are needed but the lack of affordable housing is decreasing. The wealth inequality gap is growing and homelessness is on the rise. There is a connection, so why isn't Sonoma County taking immediate action to do more for 2,600+ homeless individuals in need?>

Sonali Kolhatkar (2021-11-27). Why Don't We See Headlines Touting the Pentagon's Hefty Price Tag? zcomm.org "Some of the same people who denounce the BBB plan as too expensive are eager to pass a bill giving the Pentagon $778 billion for one year, or nearly $8 trillion over ten years."

Anonymous103 (2021-11-27). After U.S. Failed, Ukraine Takes Initiative In Anti-Russian Propaganda Campaign. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Following On November 27, the director of the Foreign Intelligence…

WSWS (2021-11-27). Glasgow bin workers reject pay offer as school janitors and care workers prepare to strike. wsws.org In Glasgow, such was the strength of feeling among low paid bin workers that GMB officials were unable to call off the COP26 strikes without consulting workers, fearing they would lose control of the situation.

Jason Ditz (2021-11-27). Captured by Israel, Palestinian Children Held Outdoors in the Cold. news.antiwar.com Israeli media outlet Haaretz offered a troubling look at the treatment of Palestinian civilians, children no less, by the Israeli military in the occupied West Bank. | Troops warned 12-year-old Yasser that if he didn't confess they would "take" him. He confessed, they took him anyway. They went to his friend Yazen's house and took him too, along with his father. | They were all taken, without a warran…

Anonymous669 (2021-11-27). Iran To Build New Heavy Attack Submarine Soon. southfront.org A staraboard quarter view of the Iranian Navy's second Russian-built Kilo class diesel-powered attack submarine en route to Iran. | On November 27, Rear Admiral Shahram Irani, commander of the Islamic Republic of Iran Navy, announced that the construction of a new heavy attack submarine of the Besat-class will began soon. | Speaking at a press conference, Rear Admiral Irani said the Iranian Navy is currently in the process of designing the submarine."We will produce all kinds of marit…

Fight Back (2021-11-27). New Orleans rallies in solidarity with Kenosha: 'Throw Rittenhouse in jail!'. fightbacknews.org New Orleans, LA – On November 20 at noon, a crowd of 50 New Orleanians gathered in front of City Hall to rally in solidarity with the people of Kenosha, and to protest the unjust acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse. | As the event kicked off, rally attendees voiced appreciation, noting they found the action online after searching for a local response to the issue. Speakers across organizations stressed the importance of such a moment, placing the trial's decision into context with progressives' fight against white supremacy in the U.S. | "How is it that Kyle Rittenhouse got months and months and months of airplay? Th…

editor (2021-11-27). 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…

Anonymous103 (2021-11-27). Military Situation In Donetsk People's Republic On November 27, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | DPR forces shelled UAF positions in Avdyivka with 120-mm mortar launchers; | DPR forces shelled UAF positions in Novotoshkivske with grenade launchers; | DPR forces shelled UAF positions in Svitlodarsk with grenade launchers; | DPR forces shelled UAF positions in Katerynivka with grenade launchers; | The UAF shelled DPR positions in Yasinovataya with 82-mm mortar launchers; | The UAF shelled DPR positions in Staromikhailovka with 82-mm mortar launchers; | On…

Omari Musa (2021-11-27). Back Warrior Met miners, Kellogg workers on strike! themilitant.com WASHINGTON — "No contract, no coal" chanted some 150 United Mine Workers of America members and their supporters at a rally here Nov. 18 in support of striking miners locked in a bitter strike battle against Warrior Met mine bosses in Brookwood, Alabama. The action took place outside Fidelity Investments, one of the largest shareholders at Warrior Met. | It was one of six protests that day in cities across the country and in Melbourne, Australia. More solidarity actions are needed as bosses turn to the courts to try to use state power to stifle the miners' fight. An Oct. 27 restraining order by Tuscaloosa C…

Yap Boum (2021-11-27). [Correspondence] Beyond COVID-19: scaling up and sustaining mobile health in Africa. thelancet.com In their Perspective,1 N Hélène Sawadogo and colleagues highlight the challenges of mobile health care in Africa with the MOS@N project, which provided medical support to pregnant women but ran out of funding 3 years into operation. Securing longer-term funding to sustain mobile health is a challenge in Africa.2 Social innovations such as BIMA (Ghana), AccesAfya (Kenya), Idocta (Cameroon), and Healthforce (South Africa) use telemedicine to improve access to quality health care but have not managed to scale up.

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2021-11-27). Preserve Human Dignity — Even in the Face of Terrible and Seemingly Hopeless Conditions! globalresearch.ca Incisive article by Dr. Rudolph Haensel first published in April 2020 in the immediate wake of the March 11, 2020 lockdown. Autonomy is the state and attitude to life of self-determination, independence (sovereignty) and self-administration. Philosophically, it is the …

Susan Jaffe (2021-11-27). [World Report] Theranos founder counters fraud charges in federal trial. thelancet.com Elizabeth Holmes, founder of medical company Theranos, has given evidence in the trial, with a verdict due next month. Susan Jaffe reports.

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

teleSUR, SH (2021-11-27). EE.UU. pide a hondureños respetar los resultados electorales del 28N. telesurtv.net EE.UU. ha instado a las autoridades hondureñas a celebrar unas elecciones generales transparentes y pacíficas.

Germán Gorraiz López (2021-11-27). øVacunación vitalicia en Europa? globalizacion.ca El actual sistema dominante o establishment de las sociedades occidentales utilizaría la dictadura invisible del consumismo compulsivo de bienes materiales para anular los ideales del individuo primigenio y transformarlo en un ser acrítico, miedoso y conformista que pasará a engrosar…

Staff (2021-11-27). Biden backtracks on oil drilling ban. rt.com US President Joe Biden will apparently allow new leasing of federal lands for oil and natural-gas exploration, though with new restrictions and higher fees on producers, rather than fulfill a campaign promise to halt drilling. | The US Department of the Interior issued a

WSWS (2021-11-27). UK midwives hold vigils protesting acute staff shortages. wsws.org Midwives along with students of midwifery and support staff up and down the country held protest vigils on November 21, drawing attention to the dire conditions and staff shortages affecting maternity services across the UK.

Nicholas J Wald, A Victor Hoffbrand (2021-11-27). [Correspondence] Mandatory UK folic acid fortification. thelancet.com Paul Haggarty's Comment is welcome in drawing attention to the recent decision by the UK Government to fortify non-wholemeal wheat flour with folic acid (vitamin B9).1 Mandatory folic acid fortification will help prevent the birth defects spina bifida and anencephaly and other neural tube defects (NTDs). The Government's decision is a positive step but we have a number of concerns.

N Hélène Sawadogo, Hamidou Sanou, Jeremy A Greene, Vincent Duclos (2021-11-27). [Correspondence] Beyond COVID-19: scaling up and sustaining mobile health in Africa — Authors' reply. thelancet.com We thank Yap Boum for taking the time to respond to our Perspective.1…

Fight Back (2021-11-27). Connecticut protest to stop evictions. fightbacknews.org Hartford, CT – On November 20, a dozen protesters rallied in front of the Hartford Supreme Court building to protest the mass evictions happening across Connecticut. The protest centered around Governor Ned Lamont's inability to protect renters from evictions during the ongoing pandemic. There is a new bill requiring landlords to provide tenants with 30 days' removal notice, being disguised as a continuation of the stay on evictions. Other issues included cancelling rent payments and investing in the community instead of police. "Cancel the rents, evictions must end," chanted the protesters. | "The main message w…

WSWS (2021-11-27). 51 workers die in Siberian mine disaster. wsws.org The deaths of 51 people at a Russian mine, at which 914 safety violations were registered this year alone, is a social crime.

teleSUR (2021-11-27). 'I Come From the Quarries,' Peru's President Castillo Says. telesurenglish.net On Saturday, Peru's President Pedro Castillo regretted the skirmishes promoted by opposition lawmakers, who are interested in "destabilizing his government." | RELATED: | On Thursday, the opposition benches from the Popular Force (FP), Popular Renovation (RP), and Move Forward (AP) parties presented a vacancy motion to be analyzed by the Parliament. | "Just when today we have worked hard to recover gas for all P…

teleSUR, yart, DRL, JDO (2021-11-27). Cuba mantiene cero muertes por Covid-19 y amplía la vacunación. telesurtv.net Mientras avanza la campaña de vacunación, no se han reportado muertes en dos días consecutivos.

teleSUR (2021-11-27). President Arce Joins March in Support of Stability in Bolivia. telesurenglish.net Bolivia's President Luis Arce Saturday joined the "March for the Homeland" organized by Union sectors to defend stability and democracy in this Andean nation. | RELATED: | Carrying signs reading "Justice is not revenge", the demonstrators are heading to the Executive branch headquarters in La Paz to demand respect for the Movement Towards Socialism ( MAS-IPSP) government and the Indigenous wiphala flag. | "We join t…

Editor2 (2021-11-27). A Tribute to Comandante Fidel Castro. orinocotribune.com By Struggle La Lucha — Nov 25, 2021 | Lars Bertling, Russell McClain and Sharon Black, three reporters for Struggle-La Lucha, members of the Socialist Unity Party, and representatives of the Baltimore Peoples Power Assembly, are participating in the 31st IFCO-Pastors for Peace U.S.-Cuba Friendshipment Caravan that arrived in Havana on Nov. 15. | On Nov. 25, the fifth anniversary of Fidel Castro's death, his legacy continues — not just in the hearts and minds of Cubans, but around the world. This includes young activists in the U.S. | For many, Fidel conjures up the image of the heroic guerilla fighter.

Dave DeCamp (2021-11-27). US Refuses to Engage With Marshall Islands on Damage Caused by Nuclear Weapons Tests. news.antiwar.com The US is refusing to engage with the Marshall Islands on compensation for environmental and health damage caused by the dozens of US nuclear weapons tests carried out in the 1940s and 50s, The Marshall Islands are home to a major US military base and are essentially treated as a US territory under an agreement known as the Compact of Free Association. But the agreement is due to expire soon, and the dispute over the nuclear weapons tes…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-11-27). New Book by Yves Engler Provides a People's History of the Canadian Military. libya360.wordpress.com Steve Lalla Many informed Canadians remain surprisingly unenlightened about the country's military history. Canada's military is widely viewed as either nonexistent, irrelevant, or a force for good. The Canadian Forces' (CF) public relations department has been very effective in crafting a positive image for the country's military. In addition, constant comparisons to the US's rampant…

Michael Jansen (2021-11-27). Is Big Brother Israel a 'stalker state'? juancole.com ( Jordan Times) — In an interview with The Washington Post, Israel's Breaking the Silence, an ex-soldiers rights organisation, has highlighted Israel's comprehensive surveillance of Palestinians living under occupation. Breaking the Silence, which collects testimonies of abuses reported by soldiers, points out that Israel's employment of advanced techniques amount to "massive escalation in Israel's pursuit …

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-27). State Department says all options on the table: Blinken to assure NATO FMs of U.S.'s "solemn Article 5 commitment" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Prior to assuming her current role as Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Karen Donfried was president of the German Marshall Fund of the U.S., a prominent "Euro-Atlantic," NATO-expansion organization. Prior to that she was Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for European Affairs on the National Security Council during …

sputniknews (2021-11-27). Russia Hopes AUKUS Will Abandon Nuclear Submarine Project, Envoy in Vienna Says. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Moscow expects that Australia, the UK and the US will abandon plans to implement the project on nuclear submarines as part of the AUKUS partnership, Mikhail Ulyanov, Russia's permanent representative to international organizations in Vienna, said Saturday.

Peter Koenig (2021-11-27). Austria: First Western Country to "Legally" Impose "Vaccination" on Her Population. dissidentvoice.org Austria announced a few days ago that it will go into a total lockdown for at least 2 weeks and a maximum of 20 days. Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg added that "there will be a legal requirement to get vaccinated from 1 February 2022." This and more was reported by BBC, and as we know, BBC …

Seth Galinsky (2021-11-27). 'Militant,' book, SWP fund drive go over all goals! themilitant.com Socialist Workers Party campaigners and members of the Communist Leagues in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the U.K. have just gone over the top in their fall propaganda campaign to sell 1,300 subscriptions to the Militant and 1,300 books by revolutionary leaders, and to raise $130,000 for the SWP's Party Building Fund! Congratulations to all involved. Members of the SWP here and the CLs carried out the drive as they joined union picket lines; knocked on thousands of doors in cities, towns and rural areas; met workers at plant gates; and participated in protests in the interests of the working class. | Many of…

It's Going Down (2021-11-27). Bay Area Sees Graffiti in Solidarity With Those Displaced by UC Berkeley Development. itsgoingdown.org Graffiti against UC Berkeley led evictions and displacement goes up in the bay area of California. A post on Indybay.org, coupled with photos of graffiti stating, "Fuck the UC!," wrote: A small act of solidarity with those exploited, brutalized, and displaced by the University of California. It's unclear as to where the graffiti was written,…

TASS (2021-11-27). Russia, China call for coexistence of countries with different ideologies – envoys. tass.com "Faced with an array of global challenges, countries urgently need to strengthen coordination and cooperation for common progress," the article says…

Rosa Miriam Elizalde (2021-11-27). Cuba: Five Years After Fidel. zcomm.org In five years, particularly in the last two years, incendiary slang has been unleashed on social media and international media networks, whose target is not only the Cuban government. They want to erase any trace of Fidel Castro…

Edwin Fruit (2021-11-27). Spirits high as Kellogg's strike over two-tier wages continues. themilitant.com OMAHA, Neb. — With spirits high, workers on picket lines outside the Kellogg's plant here Nov. 17 said they're determined to win their strike against divisive two-tier wages. | The 480 workers here are striking along with over 1,000 other members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers union at Kellogg's cereal plants in Memphis, Tennessee; Battle Creek, Michigan; and Lancaster, Pennsylvania. | The main issue is "equal pay for equal work," Dan Osborn, president of BCTGM Local 50G, told the Militant. New hires, who the company calls "transitory," are paid less and get fewer benefits.

Vijay Prashad (2021-11-27). This victory gives confidence for future struggles: The Forty-Seventh Newsletter (2021). mronline.org On 19 November 2021, a week before the first anniversary of the farmers' revolt, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi surrendered.

_____ (2021-11-27). CAR is Fighting against Both the Domestic and Foreign Enemies. journal-neo.org For four centuries African nations suffered from the evils of the slave trade, until, in the mid-19th Century Europeans discontinued this commerce, no longer seeing it as profitable. But the decline of the slave trade saw the dawn of another terrible time for Africa — the colonial period. African warriors were unable to resist attacks …

WSWS (2021-11-27). New York State Assembly releases Cuomo impeachment report. wsws.org The report fails even to mention the role that Cuomo played in legislation that protected the owners of nursing homes and hospitals from liability in COVID deaths.

teleSUR, DRL (2021-11-27). Avanza marcha en Bolivia en apoyo al presidente Luis Arce. telesurtv.net En el cuarto día de movilización, la columna humana avanza hacia La Paz, pese a la lluvia y bajas temperaturas.

_____ (2021-11-27). Efforts to Groom Us for War With China Are Getting More Forceful. strategic-culture.org By Caitlin JOHNSTONE | If you thought western mass media have been brazenly pushy with their anti-China propaganda, wait til you see The Hill's appalling new opinion piece titled " "China's massive investment in the People's Liberation Army (PLA) may show China is preparing to fundamentally change the status quo and preparing for possible war with the United States over Taiwan," the piece begins. "To deter Ch…

TASS (2021-11-27). Several weeks needed to assess vaccines' efficacy against new COVID variant – WHO. tass.com Later today, the WHO will announce whether the variant will be classified as one of interest or of concern…

àÅlvaro Verzi Rangel (2021-11-27). Elecciones en Honduras: Xiomara Castro favorita, EEUU expectante. globalizacion.ca Las elecciones generales del próximo domingo en Honduras se vaticinan serán las más concurridas en la historia democrática, pese a los altos índices de violencia política e incertidumbre electoral, donde la candidata centroizquierdista Xiomara Castro aparece como favorita. Si gana…

teleSUR, SH (2021-11-27). Investigan a policías en Guatemala por abusos en protestas del 2020. telesurtv.net El Ministerio Público informó que los cinco policías investigados se presentaron ante el juez sexto de Primera Instancia Penal.

Dolores Perez Heilbron (2021-11-27). Sunday 11/28: An Ecologist's View: Welfare Ranching at Point Reyes and Wildfires. indybay.org First Unitarian Universalists of San Francisco ZOOM EVENT | Humanists & Non-Theists present Ecologist George Wuerthner | November 28, 1: 00-2: 30 PM | George Wuerthner is an ecologist, photographer, teacher and author who has published 38 books on environmental, conservation and natural history. | Join Zoom Meeting | us02web.zoom.us/j/86553633969?pwd=cG8ybl… | Meeting ID: 865 5363 3969 | Passcode: 400044 | Dial by your location…

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-27). Key architect of 2014 Ukrainian coup, Biden "concerned" over current coup canard. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Biden "concerned" over reports of Ukraine coup plot See: Biden's Real Ukraine Scandal: Regime Change and War U.S. President Joe Biden has expressed concern in the wake of reports of an alleged plot being worked out to topple President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine. "I am concerned," President Biden told journalists on Friday, November 26. "Look, …

Branko Marcetic (2021-11-27). Cuba's Vaccine Could End Up Saving Millions of Lives. zcomm.org Thanks to its public biotech sector and its government's deep commitment to public health, Cuba is now the only low-income country to have made its own COVID vaccine, and it's poised to help millions around the world…

Naomi Craine (2021-11-27). Rittenhouse verdict upholds political rights workers need. themilitant.com CHICAGO — On Nov. 19 a jury in Kenosha, Wisconsin, unanimously found Kyle Rittenhouse not guilty on all charges in the killing of two men and wounding of a third while defending himself during riots in August 2020 after the police shot and partially paralyzed Jacob Blake Jr. | The verdict was immediately condemned by many liberals and middle-class leftists. Hundreds marched here, in New York, Portland, Oregon, and elsewhere, claiming the jury's verdict was an outrageous act of "white supremacy." They engaged in looting and rioting. | Even though he admitted he "didn't watch the trial," so he couldn't possib…

Brett Wilkins (2021-11-27). Investors 'Made Off Like Bandits' at Expense of Striking Alabama Miners. zcomm.org Writing to the CEOs of two private equity firms, Warren, Sanders, and Baldwin decried the "blatant mistreatment" of miners, including forced 12-hour shifts and seven-day workweeks…

_____ (2021-11-27). Ineptly, YouTube Tries to Pick Up Where Dr. Goebbels Left Off. strategic-culture.org By what right does a private corporation presume to dictate to its users what they may or may not think or post? | Gleichschaltung is a German word with a rich history. It stands for the coerced harmonisation of all forms of public expression with the official line. That concept is currently undergoing a renaissance, but not in the "captive nations" of the East. | Every morning after arriving in his office at the Propaganda Ministry, Dr. Goebbels would devote himself to the important task of disseminating a directive to all German media outlets, outlining what position on principal issues they were expected to ta…

Sonny Melencio (2021-11-27). Building a socialist-green-progressive electoral slate in the Phillipines. zcomm.org 'Fielding candidates for top posts is a bold and daring move for Left groups. It has never been done before.'

teleSUR (2021-11-27). UN Recognizes Racism by 2019 Coup Promoters in Bolivia. telesurenglish.net The United Nations Committee Against Torture (UNCAT) confirmed the occurrence of racist and discriminatory actions such as the burning of the Indigenous wiphala flag in Bolivia following the coup in 2019. | RELATED: | Paramilitary groups incited hatred and were financed by the so-called "pititas", which were upper-middle-class people supported by security forces. | The UNCAT mentioned that civic groups from Santa Cruz a…

WSWS (2021-11-27). Charité intensive—Station 43: An unsettling documentary about the reality of the coronavirus. wsws.org The true horror of the deadly pandemic is visible "on the faces of the patients, their children and life partners. And it is reflected in the eyes of the medical staff."

WSWS (2021-11-27). COVID-19 cases surge to record highs in South Korea. wsws.org As the number of new cases grows, inequality is also sharply escalating.

Richard Horton (2021-11-27). [Comment] Offline: The real meaning of decolonisation. thelancet.com The most dangerous threat to health and health equity today is anti-globalism—a denial of evidence pointing to the intrinsic interdependence of human beings; a refusal to accept the transnational nature of risks to our wellbeing; and an antipathy to institutions and individuals promoting cosmopolitan values. Anti-globalism lies behind the failure of governments to accelerate actions to address the climate crisis, is responsible for the failure of nations to coordinate their responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, and underlies the savage xenophobia directed towards those fleeing conflict and repression.

Middle East Monitor (2021-11-27). The Collapse of Turkey's Currency fuels Power Struggle. juancole.com By Bakr Sidqi | — ( Middle East Monitor ) — On what was called "Black Tuesday" in the media this week, the value of the Turkish lira against foreign currencies declined sharply, bringing the exchange rate to 13.5 Turkish liras to the US dollar. While experts on the matter in Turkey and elsewhere are …

teleSUR, SH (2021-11-27). ONU condena la impunidad de las desapariciones en México. telesurtv.net El Comité de la ONU contra las Desapariciones Forzadas indicó que México debe adoptar una política nacional para erradicar la desaparición de personas.

WSWS (2021-11-27). Expert Nicolas Smit gives testimony on US masking policies under Trump and Biden. wsws.org In a sweeping report, Smit reviews US masking policies during the pandemic and makes clear which types of masks can prevent airborne transmission.

Ioannis Katsoularis, Osvaldo Fonseca-Rodríguez, Paddy Farrington, Krister Lindmark, Anne-Marie Fors Connolly (2021-11-27). [Correspondence] COVID-19 and myocardial infarction — Authors' reply. thelancet.com We thank Daniel Caldeira and Fausto Pinto for their comments regarding our study1 focusing on COVID-19 and myocardial infarction. We did acknowledge the difficulties in distinguishing between different types of myocardial injuries in the discussion. The International Classification of Diseases versions 9 and 10 unfortunately do not distinguish between ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI), which is a limitation of our study.

Richard Falk (2021-11-27). On the Collective Will of the Human Species to Survive. zcomm.org What does not exist with sufficient strength to counter the tyranny of sub-species primacy are mechanisms of sufficient capability to protect the distinctly human interest in species survival or the global interest in essential forms of inter-species coexistence…

Mid County Democratic Club (2021-11-27). Thursday 12/2: Amah Mutsun Tribal Band: History and Current Efforts to Steward Ancestral Lands. indybay.org Register in advance for this free event: | us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwtdO6…

Tomasz Konicz (2021-11-27). 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.

_____ (2021-11-27). Frenemies: Russia and Turkey's 'Cooperative Rivalry'. strategic-culture.org Russia and Turkey are often mistakenly cast as allies. Their active rivalry in some of Eurasia's biggest zones of conflict is only likely to grow as Ankara seeks a seat at the Big Table. | By Yeghia TASHJIAN | Under Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyib Erdogan, foreign policymaking in both countries has become a highly personalized and centralized affair. | Given the weakness of institutional agency in current Russian-Turkish relations, it is not clear in which direction these relations would veer in a post-Putin/Erdogan era. Although there are some strategic consistencies, this is…

Andrew Green (2021-11-27). [Perspectives] A history of US engagement in the HIV/AIDS response. thelancet.com >In late September, 2021, US President Joe Biden tapped John Nkengasong to lead the US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). If approved for the role as Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator of US Government Activities to Combat HIV/AIDS Globally, Nkengasong will inherit a programme at a point of inflection. PEPFAR has been leaderless since Deborah Birx decamped in February, 2020, to coordinate the White House's COVID-19 response under the administration of Donald Trump. She left PEPFAR ahead of the findings from UNAIDS in July, 2020, that highlighted uneven progress towards 2020 milestones in the…

Uhuru Solidarity Movement (2021-11-27). Sunday 12/5: Wine Tasting for Reparations. indybay.org City Slicker Farms | 2847 Peralta St | Oakland, CA 94608…

ELEL (2021-11-27). [Department of Error] Department of Error. thelancet.com The HIP ATTACK Investigators. Accelerated surgery versus standard care in hip fracture (HIP ATTACK): an international, randomised, controlled trial. Lancet 2020; 395: 698—708—In this Article, numbers of patients in the subgroup analysis have been corrected, including in the Results and Discussion text and in the appendix. These corrections have been made to the online version as of Nov 25, 2021.

teleSUR, SH (2021-11-27). Pedro Castillo denuncia intentos de desestabilización en Perú. telesurtv.net La vicepresidenta peruana calificó de intento de golpe de Estado la moción que pretende la destitución del presidente Pedro Castillo.

Anonymous103 (2021-11-27). China Launches "Combat Readiness" Drill Near Taiwan As US Delegation Arrives To Island For 2nd Time This Month. southfront.org Originally published on ZeroHedge. Five members of the US House of Representatives arrived in Taiwan Thursday night for a two-day high…

Seth Galinsky (2021-11-27). Iran farmers protest, demand gov't end deadly water shortage. themilitant.com Tens of thousands of farmers and other working people filled the dried riverbed and banks of the Zayanderud River in Isfahan, in central Iran, Nov. 19, culminating over a week of protests demanding the government take steps to relieve a more than two-decade-long water shortage. | Protesters chanted, "Farmers! Farmers! We support you!" "Plundered for 20 years, the water must return," and "Give Isfahan a chance to breathe." One sign read, "Our children want water to provide food for your children." Photos published in official government media showed banners reading, "Our water is being held hostage." Isfahan, some…

Richard Gonzalez (2021-11-27). Reviewing Recourses for the LGBTQ Community. indybay.org An op-ed piece on the resources available for the LGBTQ community.

Youth Art Exchange (2021-11-27). Wednesday 12/1: ReEmergence:________ The 11th Annual Youth Arts Summit. indybay.org

Sonny Melencio (2021-11-27). Philippines: Ahead of 2022 national elections, political dynasties seek to consolidate power. greenleft.org.au Three of the country's most powerful political dynasties — the Marcoses, Arroyos and Dutertes — have entered into an unholy alliance with the hope of consolidating power in 2022 and beyond, writes Sonny Melencio.

Janet Post (2021-11-27). Hours before execution, Julius Jones sentence commuted. themilitant.com Supporters of Oklahoma death row prisoner Julius Darius Jones cheered as Gov. Kevin Stitt canceled Jones' execution just four hours before it was due at the state prison in McAlester Nov. 18. Stitt commuted Jones' death sentence to life without the possibility of parole. | On Nov. 1 the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board voted to recommend clemency and a life sentence with the possibility of parole. | Support for a new trial for Jones has been won from celebrities Kim Kardashian West and John Legend as well as athletes, including NFL players Baker Mayfield and Dak Prescott, and NBA players Steph Curry, Blake Griffi…

Slingshot collective (2021-11-27). Sunday 11/28: Help Mail slingshot issue #134. indybay.org Long Haul Infoshop – 3124 Shattuck Ave Berkeley – corner of Woolsey and Shattuck – 2 blocks from Ashby BART…

sputniknews (2021-11-27). Health Agency: New COVID Strain Poses 'High to Very High Risk' to Europe. sputniknews.com The new variant was initially reported in South Africa and Botswana, and in Europe, Belgium was the first to detect it.

Thys Millan (2021-11-27). Solidarity with striking lecturers is the only way students win. zcomm.org University workers are right to be angry. Students should actively support their strike…

Staff (2021-11-27). Conferencia Iberoamericana: Canciller cubano agradece reclamo al cese del bloqueo. cubadebate.cu Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla agradeció la tradicional posición de los países miembros de la Conferencia Iberoamericana en el reclamo al cese del bloqueo económico, comercial y financiero impuesto por Estados Unidos. Recordó que esta política se ha recrudecido de manera deliberada y oportunista en el contexto de la pandemia de COVID-19.

teleSUR, jaa, MER (2021-11-27). øQué debes saber sobre los comicios generales de Honduras?>. telesurtv.net Los hondureños deberán votar por su nuevo presidente, vicepresidentes, diputados al Congreso Nacional y al Parlacen.

Fight Back (2021-11-27). Appleton, WI: Students, community members protest Rittenhouse verdict. fightbacknews.org Appleton, WI – Minutes after the verdict was reached by the jury on the afternoon of November 19, Appleton Students for a Democratic Society called an emergency action in response to the vigilante murderer Kyle Rittenhouse being wrongfully acquitted of all charges. Appleton SDS was joined by Sunrise Fox Valley, students, members of the community, along with comrades from FRSO, United Action Oshkosh, and Food Not Bombs in the rally against the Rittenhouse verdict. Many members of these groups were present during Kenosha's uprising last year following Jacob Blake's attempted murder by a white policeman, Rusten Shes…

Coral Wynter (2021-11-27). 'Vaxxers': The inside story of AstraZeneca. greenleft.org.au Usually a vaccine takes 5—10 years from conception to production and injection into people's arms. Vaxxers, writes Coral Wynter, describes how a safe vaccine against COVID-19 was produced in only 10 months.

Vivian Sahner (2021-11-27). Black rights fighter Homer Plessy wins a pardon after 129 years. themilitant.com On Nov. 12, the Louisiana Board of Pardons recommended a pardon for Homer Plessy, 129 years after he was arrested for challenging that state's new Separate Car Act by boarding a "whites only" rail car on June 7, 1892. Four years later the Supreme Court denied his appeal, ruling in Plessy v. Ferguson that "separate but equal" did not violate the 14th Amendment's equal protection under the law. | Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says he will sign Plessy's pardon. | The ruling against Plessy provided legal cover for Jim Crow laws. They were enforced with brutal lynch-mob violence throughout the South until they were…

Kathy Smith, William Brooks, Jean Challiner, Enid Povey (2021-11-27). [Correspondence] Quality assurance of remote clinical assessments in the NHS. thelancet.com COVID-19 has accelerated the proportion of digital patient consultations across community and hospital settings, bringing both challenge and opportunity to health-care organisations and their staff. Within our own work, one such opportunity was the increased ability to record and review consultation audio, benefiting not just organisational quality assurance and complaint and incident investigation but also providing meaningful feedback to support clinicians' continuous professional development.

WSWS (2021-11-27). Australian businesses call for return of overseas workers and students to overcome hospitality "labour shortages" wsws.org What businesses really mean by "labour shortage" is a lack of workers prepared to work for poverty-level wages.

_____ (2021-11-27). After 400 Years, It's Time To Take Down The Monumental Insult. popularresistance.org I am sending a gift, a box of "Indian corn," to the Wall Street Journal editorial board as a reminder of what really happened in colonial North America and is commemorated by the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday. | On this 400th anniversary of what we believe to be the first Thanksgiving, the Wall Street Journal is poised to print its insulting Pilgrim Journal version of early colonial history for the 60th time. | Not only is the account suffused with the racist sentiment, but it is also factually incorrect to a grotesque degree. The newspaper is impugning its own credibility and not just its core values. | In 2020, I w…

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