2022-01-16: News Headlines

Staff (2022-01-16). US official threatens Russia with 'sharp pain' inflicted 'very fast'. rt.com Top American diplomat promises swift response should Moscow 'invade' Ukraine in 'any form' | The US has some 18 "different scenarios" up its sleeve to react to any form of Russian attack on Ukraine, leading official Victoria Nuland has warned, promising to inflict "sharp pain" on Moscow should it make such a move. | Nuland, who currently serves as undersecretary of state for political affairs in President Joe Biden's government, made the thinly veiled threat in an interview with the Financial Times published on Saturday. | "I'm not going to preview 18 different scenarios … I would simply say that our…

ecns.cn (2022-01-16). World expects 'truce' during Winter Games. ecns.cn The world expects all members of the United Nations to fulfill their obligations and observe the truce resolution adopted for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said at a daily news conference on Friday.

Staff (2022-01-16). Suspect dead after FBI storm Texas synagogue, freeing hostages. rt.com The hostage-taker reportedly demanded the release of a Pakistani woman convicted of attempting to kill US military personnel | All four people who were held hostage at a synagogue in Colleyville, Texas on Saturday are "alive" and "safe," the authorities said as media reported gunfire and sounds resembling that of an explosion at the scene. | Though one male hostage had been released unharmed earlier on Saturday, the three remaining hostages were not able to leave until an FBI rescue team which had flown in from Quantico, Virginia stormed the building following a 12-hour standoff with the suspect. | Shortly aft…

ecns.cn (2022-01-16). China ready to contribute to post-pandemic global development: FM spokesperson. ecns.cn A foreign ministry spokesperson on Friday said China will continue to maintain and practice true multilateralism, and is ready to enhance cooperation with all countries to contribute to…

ecns.cn (2022-01-16). China, Iran jointly announce implementation of bilateral comprehensive cooperation plan. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks on Friday with visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian in Wuxi, east China's Jiangsu Province.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-01-16). Iranian delegation to visit Iraq for economic talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (MNA) — An Iranian economic delegation will leave for Iraq on Monday to discuss the expansion of cooperation in various fields.

Staff (2022-01-16). Seniors to be fined for violating vaccine mandate. rt.com Greeks over 60 warned about punishment for non-compliance with vaccination rules | The Greek prime minister has made a final appeal to the country's senior citizens to get inoculated before monthly punishments for violating the country's vaccination mandate kick in next week. | "Our fellow citizens who are over 60 and still unvaccinated — I encourage them today: take this step," Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said during a visit to a health center in Megara, near Athens, on Saturday. | "Protect your life and the lives of those you love, and understand that the vaccine is safe and saves lives." | Citiz…

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-01-16). Rocket attacks reported on US base in Syria's Deir Ez-Zor. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (MNA) — News sources reported that a US military base in eastern Syria came under rocket attacks on Saturday night.

Staff (2022-01-16). Iran-China 25-year deal enjoying 'win-win' approach. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (MNA) — Stating that relations between Tehran and Beijing are expanding in all areas, Iran Foreign Minister said that the 25-year-strategic partnership between the two countries will be implemented with a win-win approach.

Staff (2022-01-16). Explosion in Kabul leaves several dead, injured. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (MNA) — According to the media reports, a blast hit the capital of Afghanistan, leaving several dead and injured.

Staff (2022-01-16). Russia considers kicking out rowdy foreigners. rt.com Non-citizens found guilty of serious violations of Russian law could be booted out if the plan goes ahead | Russia's Ministry of Internal Affairs is looking into the possibility of expelling foreigners from the country if they commit gross administrative breaches, the head of the national migration department has revealed. | Speaking as part of an interview with Interfax, published on Thursday, Valentina Kazakova said that the ministry "continues to work on improving the mechanisms of control over the stay of foreign nationals in Russia." | The official said consideration is underway for revising the rules to…

sputniknews (2022-01-16). Amateur Astronomer Discovers Jupiter-Like Planet With Same Mass as the Sun, NASA Says. sputniknews.com According to the space agency, the exoplanet called TOI-2180 b is about 379 light-years away from Earth and has an average temperature of about 170 degrees Fahrenheit (76 degrees Celsisus), which is warmer than room temperature on our planet as well as warmer than the outer planets of the solar system.

Staff (2022-01-16). Tanks in European streets explained by Russia. rt.com Armored vehicles were pictured rolling through the streets of a Swedish town as the military cited 'tensions' between Russia and Ukraine | Sweden has moved to ramp up security on the largest Baltic Sea island of Gotland with a view to "adapting" its security strategy to the "tense situation" on the Russian-Ukrainian border, located some 1,700km southeast. | Residents of the sleepy town of Visby on the Swedish island of Gotland awoke to the sound of heavy military hardware roaring through the streets on Saturday. The Swedish Army's Stridsfordon 90 infantry fighting vehicles had arrived overnight to secure the t…

sputniknews (2022-01-16). Peskov Says 'There's Too Much Tension' on Russia's Border With Ukraine. sputniknews.com Moscow has repeatedly rejected media reports in the West alleging that Russia was planning to "invade" Ukraine. The Kremlin underscores that it can relocate its troops within its own territory, while NATO's military activity near Russia's borders poses a threat to its security.

Dancing in the Street Out in Front (2022-01-16). Whole Foods Protest on Bezos' Birthday. indybay.org On a national day of action to Support Amazon Workers, Raging Grannies, Vigil for Democracy, and Dance of Peace protested in the street in front of Whole Foods in Palo Alto.

Staff (2022-01-16). Thousands protest against tougher Covid rules in France (VIDEO). rt.com Protesters marched against the vaccine pass and tighter Covid restrictions in Paris | More than 50,000 people protested against stricter Covid-19 measures in France on Saturday, as the upper house of parliament approved a bill introducing a vaccine pass. | Around 54,000 people protested across the country, including 7,000 who marched in the capital, according to the Interior Ministry. | Some held banners that read "Freedom" and "Democracy in danger." | "I'm against the vaccine pass. I'm against mass vaccination — everyone must be free to choose," a protester in Paris told Ruptly video agency. | Others sho…

Diversity, Equity,, Inclusion GRCC (2022-01-16). Tuesday 2/15: Voting Rights Speaker: Activist LaTosha Brown, Black Voters Matter. indybay.org Online event…

Deliver For Voting Rights (2022-01-16). Monday 1/17: MLK Day Peace Walk for Voting Rights in Washington D.C. w/ King Family (livestream). indybay.org Livestream of D.C. Voting Rights Event (recording to be available)…

Indivisible groups (2022-01-16). Sunday 1/16: Voting Rights Now! MLK Weekend Virtual Action Rally w/ Indivisible. indybay.org Virtual rally and online actions for voting rights…

End Citzens United & Let America Vote (2022-01-16). Tuesday 1/18: Freedom to Vote: Phone Banking for Voting Rights w/ End Citizens United & Let America Vote. indybay.org Online/virtual action for voting rights…

Indivisible groups (2022-01-16). Monday 1/17: Voting Rights Now! MLK Holiday Virtual Action Rally w/ Indivisible. indybay.org Virtual rally and online actions for voting rights…

Balihar Sanghera (2022-01-16). Rentier capitalism and class warfare in Kazakhstan. zcomm.org Blame 'free' market reforms that benefit the rich and powerful at the expense of the working class for the country's recent protests…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-01-16). Corona Totalitarianism and the Masses. libya360.wordpress.com Carlos Fazio The massive acceptance of the draconian rules imposed by various governments in the wake of the covid-19 pandemic could lead to a new totalitarian system. A technocratic system of transhumanist ideology, with the eventual ensuing atrocities that would be justified under the banner of collective welfare. According to this hypothesis of Mattias Desmet,…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-01-16). Libya: "Do We Let the Election Obstructionists Reap the Fruits of Their Victory?" libya360.wordpress.com Dr. Muhammad Jibril Al-Arfi There was a crime of conspiracy against the will of the Libyan people. 2.8 million had the right to vote. 2.5 of them registered and withdrew their cards. 80% of those who had the right to vote showed their keenness on the elections and a million voters recommended candidates for the…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-01-16). The Settler Blindness to the U.S. Empire's Internal Violence. libya360.wordpress.com Rainer Shea Settler-colonialism creates a blindness among the colonizers. There's a disconnect between what settlers see, and what's actually happening in their surroundings. This can be the case even for settlers who consider themselves sufficiently educated on white supremacy. The colonial contradiction on this continent—and therefore the class contradiction that proletarians of all colors have…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-01-16). Following historic strike by French educators, government comes to the negotiating table. peoplesdispatch.org Thousands of teachers and education sector staff struck work across France on January 13 against the French government's erratic rules regarding testing at schools. They also sought better safety measures and working conditions…

Prabhat Patnaik (2022-01-16). Bank privatization isn't conducive for financial markets under capitalism. peoplesdispatch.org One of the most important arguments advanced by John Maynard Keynes, the renowned economist, was that the operation of financial markets under capitalism is deeply flawed. Such markets are intrinsically incapable of distinguishing between "enterprise" where an asset is held because of the stream of returns that its ownership yields over time, and "speculation" where an asset is held not for this yield but only because it can be sold at a higher price tomorrow to someone else who in turn would buy it because he believes that he can sell it at an even higher price the day after tomorrow. | The existence of speculat…

Tamara Nassar (2022-01-16). Arab authors boycott Emirates festival hosting Israeli. electronicintifada.net Palestinians condemn "desperate" attempt to force normalization with their oppressors.

Emma Frith (2022-01-16). Young, left and marginalized. zcomm.org Emma Frith explores how young activists are regularly ignored and dismissed in politics – and why those on the left must not fall into this pattern…

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ecns.cn (2022-01-16). Chinese premier congratulates Kazakh PM on assuming office. ecns.cn Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Friday sent a congratulatory message to Alikhan Smailov on his assuming office as Kazakh prime minister.

Staff (2022-01-16). Democrat group hides comments accusing Nike of slave labor after praising company. rt.com Occupy Democrats scrubbed its page of references to slave labor and child workers after celebrating Nike's decision to threaten unvaccinated employees with dismissal | Occupy Democrats, a popular left-wing political advocacy group which supports the US Democratic Party, was caught hiding comments expressing concern about slave labor after it praised sportswear company Nike. | The group praised Nike on social media after the multi-billion-dollar company threatened to fire employees who remained unvaccinated against Covid-19. | "Nike sends a defiant letter to its remaining unvaccinated employees that they will b…

Lawrence Wittner (2022-01-16). William Scheuerman's "A New American Labor Movement" (SUNY Press). zcomm.org During 2021, there were signs of growing militancy in America's beleaguered union movement, as thousands of workers went out on strike at John Deere, Kellogg's, Nabisco, Frito-Lay, Volvo, Frontier Communications, New York University, and Columbia University, as did thousands more from the ranks of union carpenters, hospital workers, airport workers, and coal miners. Even so,

NDWA, SEIU (2022-01-16). Wednesday 1/19: Care is Essential Telephone Town Hall w/ National Domestic Workers Alliance & SEIU. indybay.org

sputniknews (2022-01-16). Video of Indian Troops Dancing at Freezing Temperatures in Kashmir Goes Viral. sputniknews.com India's Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed heavy snowfall and temperatures dropping to -10 degress Celsius. Indian Army troops who are based in the region have reverted to age-old remedies to keep themselves warm in these seemingly harsh weather conditions.

ecns.cn (2022-01-16). Moves to ensure smooth Games traffic. ecns.cn As host of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, Beijing announced multiple measures on Friday, such as encouraging companies to adopt flexible working hours and remote working, to ensure smooth traffic conditions during the upcoming event.

Norman Solomon (2022-01-16). Ominous History in Real Time: Where We Are Now in the USA. indybay.org Choking on corporate power…

ecns.cn (2022-01-16). China debunks Xinjiang-related lies fabricated by anti-China forces. ecns.cn A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Friday refuted the so-called "genocide" and "forced labor" in Xinjiang that U.S. politicians, in collusion with some anti-China organizations and individuals, have been unscrupulously spreading and hyping up for their ulterior political purpose.

ecns.cn (2022-01-16). Tanzania launches Chinese financed project to enhance civil aviation safety. ecns.cn Tanzanian authorities on Friday launched the enhancement of the civil aviation safety oversight systems project financed by the Chinese government for 1 million U.S. dollars grant.

sputniknews (2022-01-16). Israel Reportedly Made 'Wish List' of Weapons for US to Engage Iran, Hezbollah. sputniknews.com The new Israeli government of Naftali Bennet, which came to power last year, has repeatedly warned that it might act preemptively to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. Tehran insists that it doesn't seek to build nukes and that its nuclear programme is peaceful.

ecns.cn (2022-01-16). Pakistan assumes chairmanship of Group of 77 and China. ecns.cn Taking over from the Republic of Guinea the leadership of the Group of 77 (G77) and China for 2022, Pakistan assumed its duties on Friday.

ecns.cn (2022-01-16). China to promote orderly transfer of manufacturing industry. ecns.cn China has issued a guideline on promoting the orderly transfer of the manufacturing industry to facilitate coordinated development among different regions and maintain the stability of industrial and supply chains.

Jonathan Cook (2022-01-16). Why Washington's Focus on "Credibility" is a Recipe for War. dissidentvoice.org The most pressing threat to global security right now isn't so-called "provocations" by either Russia or China. It is the United States' misplaced obsession with its own "credibility". This rallying cry by Washington officials — echoed by the media and allies in London and elsewhere — is code for allowing the US to act like …

Luis Feliz León (2022-01-16). Striking Columbia-U workers built a more democratic union and won big gains. zcomm.org After striking for 10 weeks, student workers at Columbia University have a tentative agreement that members will vote on, but they also have a stronger, more democratic union.

National Organization of Women (2022-01-16). Tuesday 1/25: Dollar for Dollar NOW: From Pay Equity to Paid Leave – The Push for Economic Justice. indybay.org Online webinar…

Staff (2022-01-16). Muere sospechoso de tomar rehenes en una sinagoga de Texas. cubadebate.cu El secuestrador que retuvo hoy sábado a varios rehenes en la sinagoga Congregación Beth Israel de Texas (EE.UU.) ha sido abatido por la Policía durante la operación de liberación de los rehenes, que se encuentran todos en buen estado. Al comienzo del secuestro había al menos cuatro rehenes dentro de la sinagoga de la congregación y uno de ellos era un rabino.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-16). Security of Iran 'red line of Armed Forces': cmdr. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (MNA) — The Deputy Commander of Iran's Army Air Defense Force said that the security of the country is the red line of Armed Forces and they don't make any appeasement with any country violating the country's airspace.

Staff (2022-01-16). Turkey striving for rapid de-dollarization. rt.com The country's finance minister has pledged to accelerate ditching the greenback in the coming days | The process of de-dollarizing the Turkish economy will be accelerated in the coming weeks, according to Treasury and Finance Minister Nureddin Nebati. | The government will step up the conversion of the nation's foreign currency holdings into Turkish lira, he said, adding that more than 131 billion lira ($9.69 billion) had been deposited in accounts under the plan. | The government program, unveiled last month, is intended to protect lira deposits from further forex depreciation, as well as to make citizens fee…

Casper Busse (2022-01-16). Those who benefit from Corona should pay too. indybay.org It's a dangerous trend for a society that is already tending to drift apart and where tensions could become ever greater: Corona has caused the differences between rich and poor to grow, even in Germany. Those who have anyway will become richer in the pandemic. For those who have to struggle, it will be even harder.

ecns.cn (2022-01-16). Australia Post welcomes Year of the Tiger with new stamps. ecns.cn Australia Post has issued a new set of stamps and coins, featuring playful images of tigers, to celebrate the upcoming Year of the Tiger.

sputniknews (2022-01-16). Hostage Crisis at Colleyville Synagogue: What Is Known So Far? sputniknews.com The scene has remained tense for more than five hours, as the FBI is still negotiating with the gunman, who is reportedly the brother of a convicted terrorist with alleged links to al-Qaeda*.

ecns.cn (2022-01-16). No censorship function found in Xiaomi phones: German cyber security watchdog. ecns.cn The German cyber security watchdog has not found censorship function in Xiaomi phones, local German media reported on Friday.

ecns.cn (2022-01-16). U.S. 'New Cold War' non-strategic, failing: The Diplomat magazine. ecns.cn The U.S. military and its civilian leaders are wrong to wage the "New Cold War" by overemphasizing militarized responses to economic and diplomatic challenges, The Diplomat magazine has reported.

ecns.cn (2022-01-16). One third of small U.S. firms see sales drop amid surging Omicron cases. ecns.cn Thirty-three percent of small firms in the United States have reported revenue decreases in the week ended Jan. 9 due to the surge of Omicron cases, the highest since February last year, Bloomberg reported Friday, citing the U.S. Census Small Business Pulse Survey.

Staff (2022-01-16). Apple changes its 'monopolistic' payment policies. rt.com Dutch dating apps are the first to be allowed to use third-party payment services | Apple is to let Dutch developers of dating apps offer alternative payment options — the first time the tech giant is allowing outside service in its App Store. The move comes a month after its policies were ruled a monopoly. | Apple is releasing some new "entitlements" allowing developers to implement their own third-party payment services to pay for such apps in the Netherlands, the | California-based multinational

sputniknews (2022-01-16). Tesla Demanded Law Firm to Fire Lawyer Who Used to Work for SEC Investigating Musk, Report Says. sputniknews.com In the US, companies frequently take issue with government officials that they believe are working against their interests, whether through campaign contributions to influence public policy or legal action.

sputniknews (2022-01-16). Why is Jerusalem Losing the Quality of Life Race to Other Israeli Cities? sputniknews.com The poll compared 16 large cities across Israel and the satisfaction of its residents when it came to quality of life, security, employment options, connectivity, and other factors. The disputed city only managed to get positive grades in 18 of the 51 elements the poll attempted to compare.

ecns.cn (2022-01-16). Xinjiang airports resume int'l cargo operations. ecns.cn Airports in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region have resumed their international cargo operations as part of efforts to stabilize global industrial and supply chains.

sputniknews (2022-01-16). Prince Harry Threatens to Sue UK Gov't If Not Offered Public Security When in Kingdom – Report. sputniknews.com After giving up royal duties, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex had to pay the cost of their security on their own. According to some estimates, security for the couple requires approximately $2-3 million annually.

reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2022-01-16). Mèxico_Chiapas: Familias zapatistas resisten, denuncian y convocan a la solidaridad. indybay.org Mèxico_Chiapas: Familias zapatistas resisten, denuncian y convocan a la solidaridad | Solidaridad sin fronteras con las luchas compañeras!

ecns.cn (2022-01-16). Lavrov commends Russia-China cooperation on bilateral, int'l issues. ecns.cn Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday spoke highly of the "unique architecture of Russia-China ties" and Russia's and China's joint efforts to strengthen bilateral cooperation and solve international problems.

David Suzuki (2022-01-16). Rest Is Important, but Corporate Polluters Want Us to Stay Distracted. zcomm.org It's hard to take on systems, but until we do, they'll continue to grind up nature and spit out profit where rivers, forests and meadows once stood…

Todd Steiner (2022-01-16). New Marine Reserve Will Protect Highly Migratory and Endangered Species in Galapagos. indybay.org Ecuador will have a new marine reserve to increase the protection of marine endangered species in Galapagos. Of the new area, no fishing activity will be allowed in 30,000 square kilometers. The other 30,000 square kilometers will exclude longline fishing.

Walden Bello (2022-01-16). Bin Laden and Trump: Two Bookends to America's Imperial Decline. zcomm.org What we can learn from the 20 years between the 9/11 attacks and the January 6 coup attempt…

ecns.cn (2022-01-16). Kenyans to start using Chinese-built expressway in March: official. ecns.cn Kenyans will begin using the Chinese-built Nairobi expressway in March, three months earlier than anticipated, an official said on Friday.

sputniknews (2022-01-16). UK Labour Leader Starmer on 'Partygate': 'I Think PM Johnson Broke the Law'. sputniknews.com UK PM Boris Johnson is currently under fire over what has already been named "partygate": a series of alleged parties that took place on Downing Street at a time when the United Kingdom was under strict coronavirus restrictions.

Lynda Carson (2022-01-16). The Oath Keepers unfolding demise. indybay.org Mugshot of Elmer Stewart Rhodes, founder of the Oath Keepers:…

sputniknews (2022-01-16). Mass Demonstrations in Support of Russia Held Across Mali, Youth Organisation Leader Says. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Thousands of people have participated in a demonstration in support of Russia in Mali's capital, Bamako, a youth organisation leader told Sputnik.

Michael Lyon (2022-01-16). Tuesday 1/18: Opportunities and Dangers for Medicare and Guaranteed Healthcare in California. indybay.org Zoom info: us02web.zoom.us/j/2880330680?pwd=VXlSdVB…. ID 288 033 0680 Password 131457. Phone in at 1-669 900 9128, then punch in 288 033 0680 and #, then 131457 and punch # again.

Staff (2022-01-16). Desde las redes: En Cuba el poder lo tienen ellos, Julita, Yandel, Omar, Ana Rosa… cubadebate.cu Es cierto, hay muchos problemas acumulados, somos una islita bloqueada y nos quieren asfixiar, pero los residentes del antiguo Paradero saben que no están solos, la Revolución no abandona a nadie, y en Cuba el poder lo tienen ellos, Julita, Yandel, Omar, Ana Rosa… Todos!

sputniknews (2022-01-16). Massive Fire at British-Era Secunderabad Club in India's Telangana, Police Probe Started – Video. sputniknews.com The Secunderabad club was earlier known as the Secunderabad Garrison Club, the Secunderabad Gymkhana Club, and the United Services Club. Until 1947, only British residents and a few high-ranking officers were offered membership in the club.

Staff (2022-01-16). In Iran's diplomacy map, West is just "one" spot. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (MNA) — In line with the active diplomacy that Iran is pursuing in Vienna, President Ebrahim Raeisi is preparing to visit Moscow in the coming days to discuss various issues with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.

ecns.cn (2022-01-16). 90 pct of Chinese people vaccinated against COVID-19. ecns.cn Over 1.26 billion Chinese people, or nearly 90 percent of the country's population, have received COVID-19 vaccine jabs as of Friday, said a health official on Saturday.

AAUW of Los Altos (2022-01-16). Saturday 1/22: Roe v Wade 49th Anniversary Rally w/ American Association of University Women. indybay.org Virtual event – join from anywhere…

Staff (2022-01-16). La Tira de los Lectores: Tu mejor atardecer. cubadebate.cu øCuántas fotos de atardeceres tienes en tu móvil o cámara? Envíanos la foto de tu mejor atardecer. Hace unos días publicamos esta convocatoria y hoy publicamos sus fotos en nuestra página y redes sociales.

WorkWeek (2022-01-16). SEIU Members On Death Of Ludwig Leota,Chicago Teachers/ Zero Covid vs Permanent Covid. indybay.org WorkWeek covers SEIU 1021 Members On Death Of Ludwig Leota, Chicago Teachers & Zero Covid vs Permanent Covid 19, Vermont AFL-CIO On Rise Of Fascism, Journalist Jeremy Portjo's Assault & Argentina General Strike Against A Mining Company.

sputniknews (2022-01-16). Florida Governor's Race Candidate Compares DeSantis to Hitler for 'Abuse of Power'. sputniknews.com The Florida gubernatorial primary is expected to be held in August of this year. Fried will campaign against former Florida Governor Charlie Crist and others in the hopes of defeating DeSantis in November's general election.

sputniknews (2022-01-16). Somali Government Spokesman Wounded by Explosion in Mogadishu, Reports Say. sputniknews.com According to the report, the incident occurred outside the official's house. So far, no group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

ecns.cn (2022-01-16). One in Beijing tests positive for COVID-19. ecns.cn One person in Beijing tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday, local authorities said.

Juan Cole (2022-01-16). Power and light for everyone. zcomm.org This technology is going to get so cheap that it will be impossible for fossil fuels to compete and the latter will all shut down. That day is not far off, and is much nearer than most people realize…

ecns.cn (2022-01-16). Xinjiang issues development plan for women, children. ecns.cn Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region has issued two plans to promote the high-quality development of women and children through 180 welfare measures spanning 15 fields, local authorities said Friday.

Revolution Books (2022-01-16). Tuesday 1/25: Chasing Me to My Grave: An Artist's Memoir of the Jim Crow South by Winfred Rembert. indybay.org Revolution Books, 2444 Durant Ave. Berkeley CA 94704…

sputniknews (2022-01-16). New Virginia Gov. Signs 11 EOs Including on Mask Mandates, CRT Ban, & Loudon County Rape Incident. sputniknews.com In November of last year, Republican candidate Glenn Youngkin won the gubernatorial election in Virginia, a state which in recent years has tended to support the Democrats. The new governor campaigned with an articulate programme, mostly focused on racial issues and mask mandates, that had attracted voters disappointed by Democratic governance.

San Francisco Public Library (2022-01-16). Wednesday 1/19: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts w/ author Rebecca Hall. indybay.org Online via Zoom or YouTube livestream…

sputniknews (2022-01-16). Turkish Base in Iraq Comes Under Rocket Fire, Reports Say. sputniknews.com DOHA (Sputnik) – A Turkish military base in Zlikan, northeast of the Iraqi city of Mosul, has come under rocket fire for the second time in two days, a source in the Iraqi security forces told the Shafaq news agency.

Sharon Zhang (2022-01-16). Warren Demands Private Equity-Backed Firms Answer for Role in Rising Rent Prices. zcomm.org Sen. Elizabeth Warren is demanding answers from housing corporations with backing from private equity, who she says are involved in inflating housing prices for both renters and buyers.

ecns.cn (2022-01-16). Despite challenges, opening-up in cotton will continue this year. ecns.cn Despite recent changes in international trade, which brought new challenges to the development of China's cotton industry, the country will continue to insist on opening up and expand cooperation with its foreign counterparts, the China Cotton Association said.

Mike V Kinney (2022-01-16). Remembering: GAIL BERKLEY- Editor of Post News Group. indybay.org The passing of a great African-American news editor-Gail Berkley of the Oakland, CA. Post News Group…

sputniknews (2022-01-16). Tesla Unveils Updated Model S Version in Taiwan. sputniknews.com The company launched production of its Model S in 2012, and there have not been any major changes in its design since.

sputniknews (2022-01-16). 'Treated Me Like Nothing': Britney Spears Takes Another Shot at Her Sister Jamie Lynn. sputniknews.com The online feud between the Spears sisters has continued for several days, with Britney and Jamie exchanging bitter statements on social media – notably, just days before the release of the latter's book titled "Things I Should Have Said".

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-16). Iraqi Army seize weapons belonging to ISIL in Iraq's Nineveh. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (MNA) — Following a large-scale operation launched in western Iraqi province of Nineveh on Sunday, Iraqi Army confiscated a quantity of weapons belonging to ISIL Takfiri remnants.

ecns.cn (2022-01-16). China has unique path of human rights progress. ecns.cn China's unique path of human rights development has much to offer to the world, Chinese experts said on Friday at a conference on the country's human rights concepts and practices in the new era.

ecns.cn (2022-01-16). Hong Kong extends anti-epidemic measures for 14 more days. ecns.cn The current anti-epidemic measures will be extended for 14 more days until Feb. 3, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government announced on Friday.

Staff (2022-01-16). Thousands protest over Europe's first mandatory vaccine plan. rt.com The Austrian government's plan to make vaccination against Covid-19 mandatory has sparked mass protests | Thousands of Austrians took to the streets of Vienna to protest against an upcoming parliamentary vote to make Covid-19 vaccines mandatory, with demonstrators calling for the government to be replaced. | Protesters carried Austrian flags through the streets on Saturday as police in riot gear could be seen standing in a line nearby. "Face your guilt and turn back!" one banner read, while others accused Austria's right-wing ruling party — the Austrian People's Party (OVP) — of splitting the nation…

ecns.cn (2022-01-16). COVID-19 situation in China stable, controllable: official. ecns.cn The recent COVID-19 resurgence in China has been in general stabilized, as the country managed to bring the outbreaks in some areas under control in a timely manner, the National Health Commission said Saturday.

sputniknews (2022-01-16). Two Children Killed in Explosion Near Afghan Capital Kabul, Eyewitness Says. sputniknews.com KABUL (Sputnik) – Two children were killed and several civilians sustained injuries in a bomb blast on the outskirts of Afghanistan's capital of Kabul, an eyewitness told Sputnik on Sunday.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-16). Briefing on Iran's daily developments. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (MNA) — The following are the Islamic Republic of Iran's latest developments in the last 24 hours.

San Francisco Public Library (2022-01-16). Wednesday 1/19: Socially Responsible Investing: Funding Retirement that Benefits Worker, Nature & Society. indybay.org Online webinar…

ecns.cn (2022-01-16). UN releases 'Sport for Peace' stamps to celebrate 2022 Winter Olympic Games. ecns.cn The UN Postal Administration (UNPA) Friday released the new "Sport for Peace" stamps to celebrate the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.

ecns.cn (2022-01-16). Beijing Winter Olympics to build more bridges of friendship, platforms for cooperation: FM. ecns.cn The Beijing Winter Olympics will build more bridges of friendship and provide platforms for cooperation between the Chinese people and peoples of other countries, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Friday.

Scott Ritter (2022-01-16). The Case for Neutrality to Defuse Crisis With Russia. zcomm.org Faced with the certainty of the destruction of their country, most Ukrainians would settle for peace through neutrality…

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-01-16). Monday 1/17: Civil Rights Through Art and Music w/ MoAD. indybay.org Online event (FREE)…

ACACAB (2022-01-16). Desegregation in the Armed Services, fuel for a spark – 2022 Rosa Parks Day in California. indybay.org Our oldest known official Rosa Louse McCauley Parks Day in the Nation, continues the journey. Few US States embrace the lifetime legacy of our "fine butter pecan warrior for good" and focus on one day of Nah… soon come the rest of the story… honoring Rosa Louise McCauley Parks.

Akio Tanaka (2022-01-16). How Pacifica Claimed a Dubious Victory. indybay.org Pacifica Counsel overruled the democratic vote of the members.

George Monbiot (2022-01-16). The UK is heading towards authoritarianism. zcomm.org The Police Bill would criminalize an entire minority: it's as if nothing has been learnt from the 20th Century…

sputniknews (2022-01-16). Microsoft Warns of Destructive Malware in Computer Systems of Ukrainian State Institutions. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The computer systems of several Ukrainian government agencies and non-profit organisations have been infected with malware disguised as ransomware, Microsoft said.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-01-16). Turkish base in northern Iraq comes under rocket attacks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (MNA) — A Turkish military base in the eastern province of Mosul in Iraq was targeted by rockets.

ecns.cn (2022-01-15). World expects 'truce' during Winter Games. ecns.cn The world expects all members of the United Nations to fulfill their obligations and observe the truce resolution adopted for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said at a daily news conference on Friday.

ecns.cn (2022-01-15). China ready to contribute to post-pandemic global development: FM spokesperson. ecns.cn A foreign ministry spokesperson on Friday said China will continue to maintain and practice true multilateralism, and is ready to enhance cooperation with all countries to contribute to…

Robert S. Becker (2022-01-15). Best nations really are the brightest. Solution: Close the reason gap. nationofchange.org America's pushing dumb and dumber, while dumbing down the next generation.

Staff (2022-01-15). PDVSA to Resume Diluted Crude Oil Exports. orinocotribune.com Venezuelan state-owned oil company, Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) will begin exporting diluted crude oil (DCO) this week, after it being stopped for nine months. This was revealed in a document to which Reuters had access. | After the agreements reached between PDVSA and Iran, the Venezuelan state-owned company has been able to modify its production and marketing strategies, which has helped it build diluted crude inventories. | An agreement reached in 2021 with the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) allowed PDVSA to receive around 2.1 million barrels per month of condensate, while supplying Iran with some 3.8…

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-15). French FM reiterates anti-Iranian remarks on Vienna talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 15 (MNA) — French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian reiterated his anti-Iranian remarks on Vienna talks, saying that if no agreement is reached with Iran in Vienna, "we will enter a crisis."

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-01-15). Iran, China begin implementing 25-year partnership agreement. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 15 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said that a 25-year strategic partnership deal with China has come into effect as part of the outcome of a key visit to China.

teleSUR (2022-01-15). Syria and Iran Agree to Establish Joint Bank, Free Trade Zones. telesurenglish.net Iran's Road and Urban Development Minister Rostam Qasemi announced that Tehran and Damascus have agreed on establishing a joint bank with various branches in addition to joint free trade zones. | RELATED: | In a statement, Qasemi confirmed that he had met with Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad and discussed the Syrian economy. | The Iranian minister also mentioned that he met with Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad, where the two agreed to establis…

ecns.cn (2022-01-15). China, Iran jointly announce implementation of bilateral comprehensive cooperation plan. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks on Friday with visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian in Wuxi, east China's Jiangsu Province.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-01-15). Iran calls for intensified UN efforts to remove Syria bans. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 15 (MNA) — A senior Iranian diplomat has met with a UN special envoy for Syria calling for the intensified UN efforts to remove foreign sanctions on the deprived Syrian nation.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-15). US arrests Iranian national over alleged violation of bans. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 15 (MNA) — The US Department of Justice announced on Saturday the arrest of an Iranian-American citizen under the pretext of illegally exporting equipment and technology to the Central Bank of Iran (CBI).

Staff (2022-01-15). Raeisi's meeting with Putin to boost Tehran-Moscow relations. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 15 (MNA) — A member of the Russian Council on interethnic relations said that the upcoming meeting of the Iranian President and his Russian counterpart will have significant results in strengthening relations between the two countries.

Ron Forthofer (2022-01-15). The US Enables Criminal Israeli Behavior. dissidentvoice.org Given all the attention focused on the covid-19 pandemic, the Build Back Better bill, the January 6th attack on the Capitol and the media-hyped crises over Ukraine and Taiwan this past year, many other important issues have not received much attention. One example is the Palestinian/Israeli situation. Views of Israel There have been some major …

sputniknews (2022-01-15). US Prepared 18 Response Scenarios in Case of 'Russian Invasion' of Ukraine, Victoria Nuland Says. sputniknews.com The US, NATO, and Russia met earlier this week to discuss European security issues, including the alliance's continuing expansion towards Russia's borders, which Moscow opposes, and the ongoing concerns of the West regarding an alleged Russian military buildup near Ukraine.

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-15). EU adds strident voice to chorus clamoring for war in Europe. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Russia's aggressive policy on Ukraine and demands for security guarantees from U.S. and NATO pose challenge to transatlantic security — EU foreign ministers Russia's aggressive policy on Ukraine and the demands for security guarantees from the United States and NATO pose a challenge to transatlantic security…the European Union's foreign ministers agreed during an informal meeting …

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-15). Victoria Nuland has 18 scenarios for dealing with Russia if war erupts. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. prepares 18 scenarios in case of Russian invasion of Ukraine, — Secretary of StateSource According to her, the United States is ready to impose new sanctions against Russia if it decides to invade The United States of America has prepared 18 scenarios in the event of a Russian invasion of Ukraine. But so far …

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-15). Citing Belarus, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Estonia pushes all-of-government mobilization. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Interior minister: Broad-based national defense in place The focus of recent opinions has been on military national defense, and rightly so, while we must not forget other things that contribute to defense but are not of military nature. Security and security threats have landed on the top of the agenda after recent events in Kazakhstan …

_____ (2022-01-15). If Austria and Switzerland Are Exempt From NATO Then Why Not Ukraine? strategic-culture.org Moscow insists that its demand for halting NATO expansionism is inviolable. Washington insists on rejecting that. The gap in diplomacy is becoming a dangerous abyss. | American and NATO officials contend that Russia has no right to demand that Ukraine be excluded from membership of the military alliance. Such a demand is a non-starter, they say. | Meanwhile, Russia insists that it is an "absolute imperative" that Ukraine and other former Soviet Republics such as Georgia are not admitted to NATO. And Moscow wants a legal treaty stating this exclusion. | A quick reality-check amusingly reminds us that Moscow has pr…

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-15). Canadian foreign minister to visit troops in Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Canada, under Operation UNIFIER, has trained more Ukrainian troops for war in the Donbass and, potentially, against Russia than any other nation has: over 30,000. A fact that Ukrainian neo-Nazis have bragged about. Canadian Foreign Minister Melanie Joly will visit Ukraine next week… Joly's office said the trip was meant to reaffirm Canada's unwavering support …

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-15). NATO chief touts Article 5, battlegroups on Russia's border, claims Georgia, Ukraine, Finland, Sweden. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATO Secretary General discusses the security situation in eastern Europe with the President of Estonia NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed the President of Estonia, Alar Karis, to NATO headquarters on Thursday (13 January 2022). He praised Estonia's contributions to the Alliance, including for hosting one of NATO's battlegroups in the Baltic region, its leadership …

sputniknews (2022-01-15). Russian Embassy Views White House Remarks About Ukraine as Pressure. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The Russian Embassy to the United States has described the recent remarks by the White House about Moscow's alleged preparations for an invasion of Ukraine as information pressure.

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-15). Following NATO-EU DMs meeting, French and German FMs to visit Ukrainian war front. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com France, Germany foreign ministers to visit demarcation line in Ukraine The foreign ministers of France and Germany intend to visit the demarcation line in the conflict zone in Donetsk and Luhansk regions. Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of France Jean-Yves Le Drian said at a press conference in the French city of Brest on …

Staff (2022-01-15). Putin 'would eat Zelensky for breakfast' in talks — former Ukrainian PM. rt.com Ukrainian leader has been warned to tread carefully in his dealings with the Russian president | Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky should avoid direct discussions with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, Kiev's former prime minister has advised, amid flaring tensions between the two states. | Speaking as part of an appearance at the Kiev Security Forum, which was broadcast by the YouTube channel Open Ukraine on Wednesday, Arseny Yatsenyuk said that "the best way to deter Russia is to stay strong and be united, both domestically and internationally." | "I am not criticizing Zelensky, but I would advis…

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-15). Turkish DM: with shift from Afghanistan to Ukraine, NATO more active than ever. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com We believe NATO more active than ever: Akar Turkey shares NATO's values and responsibilities and has "successfully" fulfilled all the duties and missions entrusted to it since 1952, Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Jan. 14. "We believe that NATO, as the most successful defense alliance in history, is more active and vibrant than ever …

Staff (2022-01-15). US seeking ways to profit should Russia-Ukraine conflict break out — reports. rt.com Washington is predicting a probable military assault despite firm denials by Russia | The US State Department has reportedly held talks with international energy majors on the possibility of contingency supplies of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Europe if conflict between Russia and Ukraine disrupts deliveries. | Over the past several months, the White House has repeatedly expressed the concern that Russia is preparing to launch a military assault on Ukraine. Russia has made it clear it has no such plans. | The US administration has threatened Moscow with another round of "crippling" sanctions in the event of…

Staff (2022-01-15). Ukraine says Russia not responsible for huge cyberattack. rt.com Officials in Kiev originally blamed Moscow for the hack | Friday's cyberattack targeting Ukrainian government agencies was carried out by a group linked to Belarusian intelligence services — and not by Russians, as originally claimed — according to a senior Kiev security official. | "Our preliminary belief is that the group UNC1151 may be involved in this attack," the deputy secretary of Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council, Sergey Demedyuk, said in a written comment to Reuters. | The "cyber-espionage group" in question is understood to be "affiliated with the special services of the Rep…

Terry Evans (2022-01-15). Democrats launch attack on rights, Constitution, claim to 'save democracy'. themilitant.com Since before Donald Trump was elected president in 2016, the Democrats have campaigned nonstop to paint him as a criminal, outside the pale of normal bourgeois political dispute, bar him from office and demonize his working-class supporters. This drive reached a fever pitch for the first anniversary of the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol building. | The liberals' witch hunt against Trump is at the heart of their election campaign strategy in 2022 as they desperately try to hold onto control of at least the House of Representatives as the Joseph Biden presidency becomes less and less popular. And they dream of barring…

Daniel Marchalik, Edward Melnick (2022-01-15). [Perspectives] Physicians in the digital age. thelancet.com Artificial intelligence (AI) is here. We are now in decade of Philip K Dick's dystopian novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? and AI is already capable of driving our cars. But self-driving cars have harmed pedestrians and AI has been credited with delivering misinformation in curated social media feeds that threaten democracy. AI has also entered medicine, with uses in medical imaging and many other areas. However, there is increasing attention on how some algorithms in health care are racially biased.

Dancing in the Street Out in Front (2022-01-15). Whole Foods Protest on Bezos' Birthday. indybay.org On a national day of action to Support Amazon Workers, Raging Grannies, Vigil for Democracy, and Dance of Peace protested in the street in front of Whole Foods in Palo Alto.

_____ (2022-01-15). Martin Luther King, Jr., Internationalist. popularresistance.org We celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day not only to commemorate King's historic role in overcoming racism and other injustice, but because his work and vision remain relevant. | Today's persistent racism in policing, health care, housing, and elsewhere, and attacks on voting rights — particularly for Black Americans — show that Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is not just about the past or the South. | King got arrested in Alabama. He marched in Chicago. He spoke truth to power in Washington. He worked with countless activists and ordinary people to take action that transformed the Jim Crow South and impa…

Anand Naidoo (2022-01-15). The Heat: U.S. Voting Rights. america.cgtn.com As the U.S. Congress struggles to pass voting rights laws, how will this define Joe Biden's presidency?

sputniknews (2022-01-15). Mike Pence Says Capitol Riot, Voting Rights Act are Both 'Power Grabs'. sputniknews.com 6 January 2022 marked the first anniversary of the Capitol riot, which saw scores of Trump supporters attempting to stop Congress from certifying the results of what former US President Donald Trump slammed as "the most corrupt election" in American history.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-15). Iran hopes to pay its membership fee to UN ASAP. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 15 (MNA) — Referring to the suspension of Iran's voting rights and depositing its membership fee with the United Nations, Iran's envoy to the United Nations said that consultations with the United Nations are ongoing in this respect.

Diversity, Equity,, Inclusion GRCC (2022-01-15). Tuesday 2/15: Voting Rights Speaker: Activist LaTosha Brown, BLack Voters Matter. indybay.org Online event…

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-15). Kazakhstan: Kremlin's Turkish partner stabs it in the back again. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com As it has over Crimea, Donetsk, Lugansk, Nagorno-Karabakh, Bosnia, Syria and Libya, even opening a park in honor of the late Chechen separatist chieftain Dzhokhar Dudayev. Russia expects Turkey to refrain from ill-considered statements on Kazakhstan — Zakharova Moscow expects Turkey to refrain from making ill-conceived statements on Kazakhstan and to avoid attempts to "catch …

sputniknews (2022-01-15). First Six Planes With Russia's Peacekeepers From CSTO Forces Arrive From Kazakhstan. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The first six planes with Russian peacekeepers from the forces of the Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO) have arrived at the Severny airfield in the Russian city of Ivanovo from Kazakhstan, the Russian Defence Ministry said on Saturday.

Roy Landersen (2022-01-15). Moscow leads military intervention to put down protests in Kazakhstan. themilitant.com Massive anti-government protests swept across Kazakhstan in Central Asia Jan. 2 reflecting deep anger among working people toward the regime that has ruled since the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991. Claiming he faced an "attempted coup," President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev declared a state of emergency and asked Moscow to intervene. | More than 2,000 Moscow-led forces from the Collective Security Treaty Organization poured into the country Jan. 6. They included troops from Armenia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan, the first intervention by this alliance of some former Soviet republics. The pact was pulled…

_____ (2022-01-15). The Role that Social and Media Platforms Played in the Events in Kazakhstan. journal-neo.org With the rise of cell phones, the Internet, social media, and other forms of electronic communication, the ability to influence public opinions and the social and political life in a country has grown significantly. Furthermore, the speed with which information is made available through social media is unprecedented. Today's social media spreads information in a …

Hannah Rose (2022-01-15). Before the International Criminal Court (ICC). The Corona Virus "Vaccines". Nuremberg Code, Crimes against humanity, War Crimes and Crimes of Aggression" globalresearch.ca We bring to the attention of Global Research readers, the full text …

_____ (2022-01-15). Australian Trade Unions Demand Free COVID Testing For All. popularresistance.org In a scathing condemnation of the Scott Morrison government, Australian trade unions criticized its inability to make testing for COVID-19 freely available for all. The country's largest apex trade union body, the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU), released a statement on Thursday, January 13, criticizing the failure to make Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) free and accessible for all. | "The ACTU condemns in the strongest possible terms the Prime Minister's failure at National Cabinet to ensure Rapid Antigen Tests be made free and accessible for all to protect worker and community safety and get the economy mo…

_____ (2022-01-15). In The Latest Rights Of Nature Case, A Tribe Is Suing On Behalf Of Salmon. popularresistance.org Salmon—the fish—are suing the City of Seattle in Sauk-Suiattle tribal court, seeking recognition of their legal rights to exist, flourish and regenerate. | The Sauk-Suiattle Indian Tribe filed the complaint earlier this month on behalf of the fish following the city's construction and operation of off-reservation hydroelectric dams on the Skagit River. The tribe, also asserting claims based on rights the tribe holds, alleges that the city constructed the dams, beginning in the first half of the 20th century, without the tribe's consultation or consent. | The case is the latest in a series of rights of…

_____ (2022-01-15). Palestine Action Targets Another Israeli Arms Factory After Forcing Elbit Out Of Oldham. popularresistance.org Palestine Action breached security and gained entry to the heavily guarded Israeli arms factory in Shenstone. The site, used for the manufacture of engines and components for Elbit's murderous drones, was broken into at 11: 00 this morning, with the two women evading an extensive security presence. Aiming to disrupt operations at the site, the activists have covered the factory in painted slogans including 'Shut Elbit Down', 'Free Palestine', 'First Oldham, Next Shenstone'. One activist was arrested on the site. | The site has been targeted as part of an ongoing campaign of direct action against Elbit Systems, whi…

_____ (2022-01-15). Strong Evidence Shows Sixth Mass Extinction Of Global Biodiversity. popularresistance.org The history of life on Earth has been marked five times by events of mass biodiversity extinction caused by extreme natural phenomena. Today, many experts warn that a Sixth Mass Extinction crisis is underway, this time entirely caused by human activities. | A comprehensive assessment of evidence of this ongoing extinction event was published recently in the journal Biological Reviews by biologists from the University of Hawai'i at MƒÅnoa and the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle in Paris, France. | "Drastically increased rates of species extinctions and declining abundances of many animal and plant…

_____ (2022-01-15). What Was Washington's Real Agenda At Russia Meeting? popularresistance.org When I was a union organizer with the United Farm Workers I twice served on a contract negotiating committee – as the note-taker. I learned that the very first clause negotiated in any union contract is the 'Recognition' by the company of the union's right to bargain on behalf of the workers. | This recent meeting between Russia and U.S. in Geneva proved to me that Washington does not recognize Russia as an equal bargaining entity. Instead the US arrogantly believes it can pre-determine its policy – in this case steroidal NATO expansion and regime change in Russia. This is clearly the US agenda. | Washington and…

Aldo Brambila, Zach Farber (2022-01-15). Socialist Jose Cortes announces run in new CA51 congressional district. liberationnews.org Jose Cortes, a socialist candidate for U.S. Congress in 2022, filed to run in California's new 51st congressional district (CA51). After previously running as a Peace and Freedom Party candidate in CA50, the change comes after redistricting in California following the 2020 U.S. census.

Anonymous Contributor (2022-01-15). Fundraiser for 2020 Uprising Prisoner Shawn Sutton's Release. itsgoingdown.org Call for post-release support for Shawn in Greenville, NC. Go here to support. Shawn was arrested in Greenville, NC on charges stemming from protests that were part of the George Floyd Uprising of 2020. As part of supporting prisoners of the uprising, several folks reached out to them and have been organizing funds to help…

Bruce Lerro (2022-01-15). Why Study History? Why it Matters to the Yankee Population Who don't Bother to Vote. dissidentvoice.org Orientation Why bother? "Why should I care about the past? The past is over. What matters is the present and the future. Besides, the only people in the history books are usually kings, generals, or politicians. I could care less about them. What do they do? Fight wars? Attend Congress? Schmooze? History is about dead …

Don Gross (2022-01-15). Chicago activists counter anti-abortion marchers, fascist allies. liberationnews.org Counter protesters confronted the anti-abortion marchers and their fascist allies at multiple points along their route.

Dongsheng News (2022-01-15). News on China | No. 82. dissidentvoice.org In this episode: China encourages peace in Africa, does business around the world, regulates care of "left-behind" children, and works toward the common prosperity goal through the construction of affordable housing.

Editor2 (2022-01-15). Return the gold to Venezuela! orinocotribune.com On 8-9 January the Revolutionary Communist Group and supporters of its newspaper Fight Racism! Fight Imperialism! took to the streets demanding that Britain return $1.8bn of gold to Venezuela. | The action was called in response to the criminal ruling on 20 December, where Britain's Supreme Court recognised as the owner of $1.8bn of gold held in the Bank of England's vaults, not the legitimate socialist party government of Venezuela, but rather the discredited opposition 'interim president', Juan Guaido — the failed puppet of US imperialism. Whilst Nicolas Maduro's government in Venezuela demands the gold…

Editor2 (2022-01-15). US Occupation Installs Oil Refinery in Rmelan Fields, Hasaka Countryside. orinocotribune.com Hasaka, SANA — The US occupation forces and the separatist QSD militia installed an oil refinery in Rmelan fields in Hasaka north eastern, in parallel with stealing dozens of tankers laden with oil and transferring them to Iraqi territories. | A source at Directorate of Rmelan fields told SANA that the oil refinery has a capacity to refine 3,000 barrels per day. | The source added that in the upc…

IGD Worldwide (2022-01-15). Indigenous Nasa liberate ancestral lands in Cauca, Colombia. itsgoingdown.org | El Proceso de Liberación de la Madre Tierra, "The Process of Liberation of Mother Earth," is a movement of Through the recuperation of ancestral Nasa territories, the cutting down of monoculture sugarcane crops, the replant…

It's Going Down (2022-01-15). Movement, Rebellion, Repression: Lexis Figuereo of Saratoga Springs Black Lives Matter. itsgoingdown.org On this episode of the It's Going Down podcast, we speak with Lexis Figuereo of Saratoga Springs Black Lives Matter in New York. We talk about how the George Floyd movement exploded on the streets there, how an occupation outside of a local police station played out over a week, clashes with the Proud Boys…

Jersey Counter-Info (2022-01-15). Introducing: Jersey Counter-Info. itsgoingdown.org Introducing a new counter-information website in so-called New Jersey. Check out Jersey Counter-Info here. Jersey Counter-Info is a counter-information platform to promote and spread anti-authoritarian, anti-capitalist, anti-fascist, abolitionist, and other radical ideas, news, and events in occupied Lenapehoking or so-called "New Jersey" and the surrounding areas. This project is intended to fill a need for…

John Rachel (2022-01-15). Personal Interview: Cynthia McKinney. dissidentvoice.org Events are unfolding at a quickening pace. Facing an alarming escalation in tensions around the world, we are looking to our most respected and renowned thought leaders for an honest assessment of both U.S. foreign and military policy to offer their most current thoughts and insights. We know they have some ideas for improving the …

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2022-01-15). FANB Arrests Colombian Paramilitaries in Apure. orinocotribune.com Venezuelan authorities have captured a group of Colombian paramilitaries (TANCOL) in Apure state, on the border with Colombia. | The arrest was carried out by the Bolivarian National Armed Force (FANB), with the aim of securing peace in the region and defending the sovereignty of Venezuela. | According to information provided by the General Directorate of Military Counterintelligence (DGCIM), FANB arrested José Luis Rodríguez (a.k.a José Luis), Wilmer García Moncada (a.k.a Jota), Carlos Rafael Gallardo Rondón, José Acosta Porras (a.k.a Saqueo), Iraima Acosta Moncada (a.k.a Guadalupe) and Daisy Camacho Uribe (a.k.

Staff (2022-01-15). Russia Already Camping in Venezuela 'for Months,' Claims Colombian Defense Minister. orinocotribune.com Amid the escalation between Russia and US-led NATO, Colombia claims to have evidence of ongoing military cooperation between Moscow and Caracas. | Amidst the possibility of Russian military deployment in Venezuela against threats from the United States, Colombian Defense Minister Diego Molano claimed this Friday, January 14, that, thanks to his country's "intelligence operations," it has been revealed that Russia has been cooperating with Venezuela on military issues "for months." | "Intelligence information reveals that Russia is carrying out cooperative activities with the Bolivarian security forces, and that,…

Yanis Iqbal (2022-01-15). A Short History of the US-Pakistan Relationship. dissidentvoice.org On January 10, 2022, National Security Advisor (NSA) Moeed Yusuf said, "It [Pakistan] is still not [free from US influence] and I doubt that there is any country which is free from it." He added that the country does not have any financial independence, being dependent on loans from International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other foreign …

Staff (2022-01-15). Esclarecen robos de motorinas en Camagàºey. cubadebate.cu "A partir de la incidencia de sustracción de motorinas en el municipio Camagàºey, se conformó un equipo para la investigación de estos hechos. Esto posibilitó la identificación de los autores, quienes de manera específica seleccionaban a las víctimas que circulaban en estos medios", señala el Mayor Yosbel Miranda Infante, Instructor Penal.

teleSUR -mcs -HIM (2022-01-15). Ecuador reanudará clases presenciales el próximo 17 de enero. telesurtv.net Las autoridades educativas precisaron que son examinadas con rigor las regulaciones sanitarias en caso de ser necesarias transformaciones en la presencialidad.

Jacob Perasso (2022-01-15). St. Vincent nurses score victory in 10-month strike. themilitant.com WORCESTER, Mass. —Nurses organized by the Massachusetts Nurses Association at St. Vincent Hospital struck the Tenet-owned facility here for 10 months. | On Jan. 3 they voted 487-9 to ratify a contract that provides for a limit of four patient assignments per nurse in several areas of the hospital where previously they were often required to oversee five patients. The nurses held out for as long as necessary to win more control over safety and working conditions on the job. | The nurses also won limits on the bosses' ability to send nurses home midshift, better health insurance benefits for part-time nurses,…

teleSUR- lvm -HIM (2022-01-15). ONU exige liberación de niño palestino en estado crítico de salud. telesurtv.net El joven palestino de 17 años, Amal Najle, del campo de refugiados de Yalazone, fue retenido por las fuerzas israelíes el 21 de enero de 2021.

WSWS (2022-01-15). Stewart Rhodes and Oath Keepers charged with seditious conspiracy. wsws.org The arrest of fascist Oath Keeper leader Stewart Rhodes and 10 other Oath Keepers on charges of seditious conspiracy explodes the claim that January 6 was merely an unruly protest and not a conspiracy by Trump to overturn the 2020 election result and establish a dictatorship.

Florence CGTN (2022-01-15). Broadway tightens COVID measures amid Omicron surge. america.cgtn.com Just months after Broadway reopened, at least 13 shows have closed for good or been forced to go on hiatus because of a spike in COVID-19 cases. Illness among cast members and falling audience numbers have left some of New York's theaters losing money. …

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-01-15). Turkey, Armenia hold first talks on normalizing ties. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 15 (MNA) — Envoys from Turkey and Armenia held the first round of talks aimed at normalizing ties in Moscow on Friday.

teleSUR- lvm -HIM (2022-01-15). Aprueban Ley de Orfandad para proteger a menores en Perú. telesurtv.net La Ley prevé respaldar a las infancias en situación de vulnerabilidad tras haber perdido a su madre, padre, o ambos familiares por causa de la Covid-19.

sputniknews (2022-01-15). US 'Working Vibrantly' on Laser Weapons in Mideast Amid UAV Activity – CENTCOM Admiral. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The US Navy is working on laser weapons in the Middle East to counteract a significant upsurge in Iran's deployment and use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in the region, top Central Command (CENTCOM) naval officer and US Fifth Fleet commander Vice Adm. Bradley Cooper said.

teleSUR -mcs -HIM (2022-01-15). Fallece el intelectual brasileño Thiago de Mello. telesurtv.net El ícono de la literatura de Brasil descansa en paz y deja una herencia de obras que enriquecen la literatura nacional y latinoamericana.

WSWS (2022-01-15). Potential strike by BNSF Railway workers over new attendance policy. wsws.org During ongoing national negotiations, the freight carrier unilaterally introduced a points-based attendance policy that can be used to penalize workers for taking time off to which they are legally entitled.

Dalia González Delgado (2022-01-15). Fentanilo: Epidemia silenciosa en Estados Unidos. globalizacion.ca Mientras Estados Unidos enfrenta los retos que supone la COVID-19, otra epidemia letal hace metástasis en la sociedad. Las sobredosis de fentanilo se convirtieron en la principal causa de muerte en adultos de entre 18 y 45 años. | Desde el…

WSWS (2022-01-15). Students and teachers in Oakland, California, speak on planned strike against unsafe schools. wsws.org High school students in Oakland are threatening to strike if school is not taken online or conditions made safer.

Staff (2022-01-15). Condiciones para una exitosa película crítica con el capitalismo. cubadebate.cu No se trata de hacer una enmienda a la totalidad de esas películas que triunfan en el mercado y que se presentan como críticas contra el capitalismo. Sin duda, son mejores que la media y aportan elementos valiosos de reflexión. Pero es importante que seamos capaces de observar las grietas en su discurso revolucionario que no lo es tanto, que nos fijemos en las trampas para hacernos creer que son más subversivas de lo que son…

WSWS (2022-01-15). Wildcat strike at àáimsata≈ü defies company, Turkish police and unions. wsws.org Workers must come to the defense of striking àáimsata≈ü metalworkers against the state and pressure from the corporation and trade union bureaucracy.

Linda Pentz Gunter (2022-01-15). What if Nuclear Deterrence Doesn't Work? zcomm.org "Not absolutely foolproof" isn't good enough when it comes to nuclear deterrence…

teleSUR -mcs -HIM (2022-01-15). Fallece el intelectual brasileño Thiago de Mello. telesurtv.net El ícono de la literatura de Brasil descansa en paz y deja una herencia de obras que enriquecen la literatura nacional y latinoamericana.

The Lancet (2022-01-15). [Editorial] Theranos and the scientific community: at the bleeding edge. thelancet.com The Theranos story is reaching its conclusion. Elizabeth Holmes, the company's founder and former CEO, once the world's youngest self-made female billionaire, was last week found guilty of four of 11 charges of fraud related to her actions at the now defunct blood testing company. COO Ramesh Balwani will face similar charges in a trial later this year. The sensational rise and fall of Theranos has spawned books, documentaries, and podcasts. Yet, for all the attention, questions remain: where was the scientific community in exposing the absence of evidence backing the claims of Theranos? Why did it take the Wall S…

sputniknews (2022-01-15). Three People Injured in Knife Attack During Entrance Exams in Tokyo, Reports Say. sputniknews.com TOKYO (Sputnik) – Three people were injured in a knife attack during entrance exams to Japan's University of Tokyo, national media reported on Saturday.

John William Lambert Puntis (2022-01-15). [Correspondence] The UK People's Covid Inquiry. thelancet.com The People's Covid Inquiry anticipated that any official public investigation into the COVID-19 pandemic would be much delayed. It was a citizens' tribunal —ie, part legal proceedings, part theatre, part publicly speaking truth to power—aimed at raising issues to more visible levels than government or the media were prepared to do on their own. The renowned human rights barrister, Michael Mansfield, acted as chair. A final report in December, 2021, set out conclusions and recommendations on the basis of the evidence collected.

sputniknews (2022-01-15). Cardi B Reveals She Felt Suicidal Due to YouTuber Tasha K's Comments About Her. sputniknews.com The legal battle between the two has been ongoing for the past couple of years, with Cardi B suing blogger Tasha K over the latter's claims that the iconic rapper was a prostitute and had sexually transmitted diseases.

Pablo Jofré Leal (2022-01-15). Rusia y Estados Unidos se toman Ginebra. globalizacion.ca Ni Estados Unidos ni Rusia han invitado a la mesa principal a los europeos. Los gobiernos de la federación rusa y de Estados Unidos están reunidos, en esta segunda semana de enero en Ginebra, Suiza, representados por Serguéi Riabkov —…

_____ (2022-01-15). Suicide, Indian Farmers, Indigenous North Americans . . . popularresistance.org By explaining to mental health professionals and the general public that the root cause of suicide among their people is a sociopolitical one and not a brain disease, Roland Chrisjohn and Sudarshan Kottai do their part to foment rebellion against the sociopolitical status quo rather than—as most professionals do—enable it. There are other things professionals can do to help. | Kottai offers Rachel Morley as one model. Morley, a clinical psychologist and a psychosocial practitioner for the British Red Cross, is the author or the 2015 article "Witnessing Injustice: Therapeutic Responsibilities" (in the…

Michael Welch (2022-01-15). Count-Down to Apocalypse: Are the US and Russia Finally on Course toward World War III? globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2022-01-15). COVID-19 cases surge 340 percent among ICE detainees in one week. wsws.org According to the most recent federal data, an estimated 1,254 people currently held in US immigrant detention centers have tested positive for COVID-19.

sputniknews (2022-01-15). Moon's Crust May Have Formed From 'Slushy Magma Ocean', Scientists Suggest. sputniknews.com The lunar crust consists primarily of oxygen, silicon, magnesium, iron, calcium, and aluminium, with a trace of other elements. The surface of the Moon has three features: highlands, maria, and craters, and it is on average about 50 km thick.

Staff (2022-01-15). NFTs, play-to-earn games, and why everyone hates them. rt.com Some video game developers want NFTs in their games, others are swearing off putting them in theirs | Gamers are up in arms against NFTs appearing in their favorite titles, while some developers keep pushing for it. So why do people think it's a bad idea? | What are NFTs? NFT, for those who still don't get it (and can't be blamed for it), stands for Non-Fungible Token, which basically means it's a unique digital asset that can belong to only one person at a single time. Essentially, it's just a line of code, stored on a blockchain, similar to a crypto coin, saying that something belongs to you. But, unlike wit…

ecns.cn (2022-01-15). Tanzania launches Chinese financed project to enhance civil aviation safety. ecns.cn Tanzanian authorities on Friday launched the enhancement of the civil aviation safety oversight systems project financed by the Chinese government for 1 million U.S. dollars grant.

WSWS (2022-01-15). Wildcat strike at àáimsata≈ü defies company, Turkish police and unions. wsws.org Workers must come to the defense of striking àáimsata≈ü metalworkers against the state and pressure from the corporation and trade union bureaucracy.

WSWS (2022-01-15). Mass opposition to Monday's return to in-class learning in Ontario and Quebec. wsws.org Mass walkouts must be organized to close all schools to in-person learning as part of a Zero COVID strategy that includes the shutdown of all nonessential production with full wages paid to all workers, and a comprehensive program of public health measures to stamp out transmission of the virus once and for all.

Doctors for COVID Ethics (2022-01-15). J'Accuse! The Gene-based "Vaccines" Are Killing People. Governments Worldwide Are Lying to You the People, to the Populations They Purportedly Serve. globalresearch.ca The Signal of Harm is now indisputably overwhelming, and, in line with universally accepted ethical standards for clinical trials, Doctors for Covid Ethics demands that the 'Covid' vaccine programme be halted immediately.

teleSUR, JGN (2022-01-15). México registra récord de casos de la Covid-19 con casi 45.000. telesurtv.net Este es el tercer día consecutivo en que en México se registran más de 40.000 casos en una jornada.

teleSUR, MER (2022-01-15). Corte chilena suspende proceso de licitación del litio. telesurtv.net La decisión fue tomada tras admitir el recurso presentado por el gobernador regional de Atacama, Miguel Vargas.

ecns.cn (2022-01-15). 90 pct of Chinese people vaccinated against COVID-19. ecns.cn Over 1.26 billion Chinese people, or nearly 90 percent of the country's population, have received COVID-19 vaccine jabs as of Friday, said a health official on Saturday.

teleSUR, MER (2022-01-15). Corte chilena suspende proceso de licitación del litio. telesurtv.net La decisión fue tomada tras admitir el recurso presentado por el gobernador regional de Atacama, Miguel Vargas.

Rhythmix Cultural Works (2022-01-15). Saturday 2/26: Words That Made the Difference: Brown vs the Board of Education, A play written and direct. indybay.org Rhythmix Cultural Works | 2513 Blanding Ave | Alameda, CA…

Anita L. Wills (2022-01-15). Sunday 1/16: Rally and Caravan for Kerry Baxter Jr. indybay.org San Antonio Park, Oakland…

Karen Ray (2022-01-15). Thousands strike King Soopers groceries in Colorado. themilitant.com ARVADA, Colo. — Some 8,400 grocery store workers, members of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7, went out on strike Jan. 12 at 87 stores in the region. They are fighting for better wages and working conditions, and against the two-tier divisions in the workforce imposed by the bosses, and other takeback demands. | At the Arvada King Soopers store here, over 20 strikers walked the picket line at dawn. Karrie Jaramillo, pictured above second from the right, told the Militant "We all do the same work, we should all get the same thing!" She has worked for the grocery store for six years and still is una…

Sharon Zhang (2022-01-15). Second Starbucks Location Unionizes. zcomm.org Starbucks workers successfully unionized another store on Monday, making the Genesee Street store in Buffalo, New York, the second corporate-owned Starbucks location in the U.S. to form a union…

Staff (2022-01-15). 15 January, Vancouver: Palestinian Liberation: A New Path Forward. samidoun.net Saturday, January 15 2: 00 pm Grandview Church, 1803 E. 1st Ave Vancouver, BC Facebook: www.facebook.com/events/209641671382697/ In November 2021, the Palestinian Alternative Revolutionary Path movement was formed at a conference in Madrid (and simultaneously in Beirut and Sao Paulo) that brought together Palestinian, Arab and international activists and organizations struggling for a free Palestine from the river […] | The article

WSWS (2022-01-15). Baton Rouge, Louisiana teachers stage sickout as COVID-19 ravages the South. wsws.org At least 760 teachers and school staff in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, called out sick Wednesday to protest the alarming spread of COVID-19 and the district's refusal to offer virtual learning.

Staff (2022-01-15). Study reveals first recorded animal hybrids. rt.com Kungas were created in ancient Mesopotamia by breeding domestic donkeys with Syrian wild asses | Donkey-ass hybrids pulled Mesopotamian battle wagons more than half a millennium before horses were bred for the same task, a new scientific report has revealed. | The research published in

ecns.cn (2022-01-15). UN releases 'Sport for Peace' stamps to celebrate 2022 Winter Olympic Games. ecns.cn The UN Postal Administration (UNPA) Friday released the new "Sport for Peace" stamps to celebrate the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-15). Denmark adds warship, four F-16s to NATO buildup in Baltic Sea. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Denmark sends additional frigate to Baltic region for sovereignty enforcement The Danish Ministry of Defense announced on Monday that it will send the Iver Huitfeldt-class frigate Peter Willemoes and four F-16 fighter jets to NATO's standing naval force and to sovereignty enforcement in the Baltics…. …The Danish contribution will be under NATO's command, but will …

Staff (2022-01-15). Efecto pétalo de rosa, uno de los mayores enigmas de las superficies biológicas. cubadebate.cu Hace décadas que expertos de todo el mundo tratan de dar respuesta al "efecto pétalo de rosa": el modo en que las gotas esféricas de rocío se adhieren a los pétalos de rosa sin caer, aunque la flor se encuentre boca abajo. Una investigación española revela las causas.

sputniknews (2022-01-15). Demonstrators Take to the Streets in Vienna Against COVID-19 Restrictions. sputniknews.com Back in Novermber, Austria became the first European nation to impose universal compulsory vaccination against COVID-19. The beginning of the campaign is scheduled for 1 February 2022.

WSWS (2022-01-15). Thousands of Chicago students walk out to protest unsafe return to schools. wsws.org Thousands of Chicago students walked out across more than 30 schools to protest the unsafe return to classrooms enforced by Democratic Mayor Lori Lightfoot.

Staff (2022-01-15). Por qué el extraordinario éxito de la vacuna contra el covid en Cuba podría ser la mejor esperanza para los países de bajos ingresos. cubadebate.cu Cuba ha vacunado a un mayor porcentaje de su población contra la Covid-19 que casi todas las naciones más grandes y ricas del mundo. De hecho, solo los Emiratos àÅrabes Unidos, ricos en petróleo, cuentan con un registro de vacunación más sólido. "Es una hazaña increíble", dijo a CNBC por teléfono Helen Yaffe, experta en Cuba y profesora de historia económica y social en la Universidad de Glasgow, Escocia.

Press For Truth (2022-01-15). 33 Million Canadian Devices Monitored, 87% of Canadians Movements Spied On. This is Covid 19, (1984)? globalresearch.ca On Parliament Hill, John Brassard, the Conservative critic for ethics and accountable government discussed the Public Health Agency of Canada's decision to collect data from millions of mobile devices to understand travel patterns during the COVID-19(84) pandemic. | This is being …

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-01-15). Monday 1/17: Civil Rights Through Art and Music w/ MoAD. indybay.org Online event (FREE)…

teleSUR, HIM (2022-01-15). Conoce 7 frases del luchador por los derechos civiles Martin Luther King. telesurtv.net Por sus causas de lucha y activismo social y antirracista Martin Luther King mereció el premio Nobel de la Paz en 1964.

teleSUR, JGN (2022-01-15). México registra récord de casos de la Covid-19 con casi 45.000. telesurtv.net Este es el tercer día consecutivo en que en México se registran más de 40.000 casos en una jornada.

sputniknews (2022-01-15). US and NATO Ready to Continue Dialogue With Russia After NATO-Russia Council, Blinken Says. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg have held a conversation following the NATO-Russia Council meeting, stressing that the United States and the alliance are ready to continue dialogue with Moscow, the Department of State said.

Museum of African Diaspora (2022-01-15). Monday 1/17: Freedom! The Story of the Black Panther Party w/ MoAD. indybay.org Online event (FREE)…

ecns.cn (2022-01-15). Australia Post welcomes Year of the Tiger with new stamps. ecns.cn Australia Post has issued a new set of stamps and coins, featuring playful images of tigers, to celebrate the upcoming Year of the Tiger.

National Organization of Women (2022-01-15). Tuesday 1/25: Dollar for Dollar NOW: From Pay Equity to Paid Leave – The Push for Economic Justice. indybay.org Online webinar…

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