2022-05-17: News Headlines

Staff (2022-05-17). US conducts hypersonic weapon test. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA) — The United States Air Force says it has conducted a test of a hypersonic weapon, which flew at five times the speed of sound.

Staff (2022-05-17). US Senate backs Ukraine's $40 bn aid package. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA) — A bill on the US $40-billion package of aid for Ukraine has been approved following an initial procedural vote in the US Senate, according to the live broadcast from the upper house of the American Congress.

WSWS (2022-05-17). Baby formula shortage leaves millions in need across United States. wsws.org A shortage of baby formula has been exacerbated by the closing of a major plant in Michigan after it was exposed to have severe health violations.

Rick Rozoff (2022-05-17). Ambassador: Azerbaijan's strategic importance makes it U.S., Pentagon partner in the region. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azeri Press AgencyMay 16, 2022 US ambassador: "Azerbaijan's strategic importance makes it a US partner in the region" US Ambassador Lee Litzenberger attended a presentation ceremony of English language instruction equipment provided by the Department of Defense to the State Customs Committee, the Embassy told APA. The Ambassador, together with deputy chairman of the State …

Anonymous587 (2022-05-17). Buffalo's Shooting. Another Manifestation Of Nazism In Action. southfront.org Detention of Peyton Gendron | A mass shooting occurred on 5/14/2022 in Buffalo, NY. Ten people were killed, three were wounded. The shooter was broadcasting an online stream of the mass shooting. The shooter is a self-proclaimed supporter of white supremacy, as stated in his manifesto. He used the Black Sun symbol on the front page. The same symbol is used by the Nazi group Azov in Ukraine. He describes in detail what weapons he used, as well as why he carried out the attack and how he intended to carry it out. La…

Contributing Writers (2022-05-17). NEO-NAZIS FROM EUROPE RUSH TO FIGHT IN UKRAINE, FLEE FASTER (VIDEOS)/ By Southfront. marktaliano.net READ MORE:

Anonymous103 (2022-05-17). In Video: Ukrainian Nazis Burned Russian Prisoner Alive. southfront.org

The Socialist Program (2022-05-17). Mass Killing in Buffalo & the Promotion of Fascist Ideology in the USA. liberationnews.org Brian Becker, Esther Iverem, and Nicole Roussell discuss the racist massacre in Buffalo, New York…

Medea Benjamin (2022-05-17). Biden's Boycott of Cuba Is "A Failure at Regional Diplomacy" mintpressnews.com Rather than bringing the Western Hemisphere together, the Biden administration seems intent on pulling it apart by threatening to exclude three nations that are certainly part of the Americas.

Medea Benjamin (2022-05-17). For Biden's Summit of the Americas, Obama's Handshake With Raúl Castro Shows the Way. commondreams.org The U.S. president should invite all the nations of the region to the summit and shake the hands of every head of state to foster better dialogue and a brighter future for the hemisphere.

Ann Brown (2022-05-17). Russia To America: We Will Only Trade WNBA Star Brittney Griner For Arms Trafficker Victor 'Merchant Of Death' Bout. moguldom.com Women's National Basketball Association star Brittney Griner was arrested in Russia days before the invasion of Ukraine and Russian media are reporting that she could be brought home in a prisoner swap with a notorious arms dealer known as the "Merchant of Death." A two-time Olympic gold medalist, Griner has been held in Russia since …

Editor2 (2022-05-17). Whether the World Supports NATO War Against Russia? orinocotribune.com By Vyacheslav Tetekin &#1 ; Apr 11, 2022 | The Western press actively imposes on the international community the idea that allegedly the whole world stands for tough measures against Russia in connection with its military operation in Ukraine. This is not surprising. Major American and European TV companies and newspapers have long become weapons of the US and the EU information war against their geopolitical rivals. The same as aircraft carriers and Marines. The "world press" is a cheaper, but no less destructive weapon than aircraft carriers. So there is no faith in these "zealots of democratic values". In part…

Editor (2022-05-17). $40 Billion more for the Ukraine war: a wakeup call for those who still believe in lesser-evilism. mronline.org The U.S. House of Representatives just approved another massive military "aid" package for the Ukraine War.

Rick Rozoff (2022-05-17). Borrell: EU defense chiefs to approve another half billion Euros to arm Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Interfax-UkraineMay 17, 2022 EU defense ministers to approve another EUR 0 mln for arming Ukraine &#1 ; Borrell The Council of Ministers of Defense of the European Union at a meeting of the Council for Foreign Affairs, which is taking place on Tuesday in Brussels, will approve a proposal to allocate another EUR 0 million to …

Contributing Writers (2022-05-17). Why are they hiding this about Ukraine? / Redacted with Natalie and Clayton Morris. marktaliano.net READ MORE:

WSWS (2022-05-17). Turkey threatens veto as Finland, Sweden to join NATO against Russia. wsws.org Amid the US-led war against Russia in Ukraine, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has indicated his opposition to moves by Finland and Sweden to join NATO.

Anonymous103 (2022-05-17). Overview Of Russian Advance On Donbass Front Lines. southfront.org Russian soldier in Popasna | On the night of May 16-17, explosions were heard in the Petrovsky district of the city of Donetsk, and Russian air defense forces were working in the area. In total, there were about 8 explosions. This situation may be justified by the confident offensive of Russian troops on the Luhansk-Donetsk front line as a whole. | Therefore, it is worth noting some hot spots in eastern Ukraine. At the moment, fighting is going on for the control of Belogorovka and in the Severodonetsk region in the Luha…

Anonymous103 (2022-05-17). Military Situation In Eastern Ukraine On May 17, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Over the past 24 hours, 265 AFU servicemen have laid down arms and surrendered in Azovstal, according to the Russian MOD; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue to the north of Popasnaya; | Russian forces claimed control over Novoselovka-2; | Russian forces entered the village of Novomikhailovka; | Russian forces are advancing in the northern and north-western outskirts of Lyman; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue on the outskirts…

Larkin HD. (2022-05-17). Ukraine War Could Push an Additional 47 Million Into Acute Hunger. jamanetwork.com Food and fuel supply disruptions due to the war in Ukraine could put as many as 47 million more people worldwide at risk of malnutrition and starvation, according to an analysis by the United Nations' World Food Programme (WFP). This translates into 323 million acutely food insecure people in 81 countries this year.

Nan Levinson (2022-05-17). Ukraine and the Anti-War Dilemma. commondreams.org The significance of Ukraine's struggle certainly doesn't lie in educating Americans, but perhaps it is finally making us reckon with the costs of war, as we've needed to do for so long.

Deb Sawyer (2022-05-17). Steps to Encourage Peace in Ukraine. commondreams.org This war could devolve into a nuclear war which could destroy civilization.

Rick Rozoff (2022-05-17). NATO must immediately provide Ukraine with artillery: British FS. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com UkrinformMay 15, 2022 NATO countries must immediately provide Ukraine with artillery &#1 ; Truss NATO countries have agreed to continue to support Ukraine to help it contain Russia. UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said this in Berlin on Sunday, Ukrinform reports, citing the BBC. "Putin must face a sustained defeat in Ukraine….Allies must support Ukraine's move …

Anonymous103 (2022-05-17). Did CIA Train Ukrainian Torturers? southfront.org Click to see full-size imageJournalist reports similarities between Ukrainian and American torture techniques. | Written by Lucas Leiroz, researcher in Social Sciences at the Rural Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; geopolitical consultant. | Western media accuse Russia of perpetrating war crimes in Ukraine and committing human rights violations against civilians and prisoners. However, these same agencies are absolutely silent in the face of the evident practices of torture by Kiev's agents against their enemies…

amarynth (2022-05-17). Gonzalo Lira: The Pentagon Says: Russia No—But China Yes. thesaker.is

splcenter (2022-05-17). Disinfo Covers for White Supremacy After Buffalo Attack. splcenter.org Not long after a man shot to death at least 10 people on Saturday, May 14, in what local officials called a "pure evil," "racially motivated hate crime," influencers hustled to spread false narratives online that ignored the overwhelming evidence showing this attack was an act of white supremacist violence.

Project Censored (2022-05-17). Global Civil War: Capitalism Post Pandemic. projectcensored.org Mickey is joined for the hour by former co-host Peter Phillips and University of California, Santa Barbara sociologist William I. Robinson. They discuss Robinson's new book "Global Civil War: Capitalism…

Liberation Staff (2022-05-17). Thousands in the streets for 'Bans Off Our Bodies' rallies in hundreds of cities. liberationnews.org Many participants were angered by how the Democrats are using the issue of abortion as a political bargaining chip to fundraise and bring out voters for the midterm elections.

Trevor Rindler (2022-05-17). Rallying nurses: For Ohio health care, the time is now. liberationnews.org On May 12, approximately 300 demonstrators converged on the Ohio Statehouse for a rally in solidarity with nurses.

Kade Crockford (2022-05-17). Impending Threat of Abortion Criminalization Brings New Urgency to the Fight for Digital Privacy. aclu.org As the shockwaves from the bombshell publication of a leaked draft Supreme Court opinion overturning Roe v. Wade continue to reverberate, questions and fears about our digital privacy and what comes next

amarynth (2022-05-17). After the NATO War is Over. thesaker.is By Batiushka for the Saker Blog Make no mistake about it: The tragic war that is currently taking place on Ukrainian battlefields is not between the Russian Federation and the…

Editor (2022-05-17). The Media was the Most Powerful Player in the Popular Rebellion. scheerpost.com By Shireen Abu Akleh / This text was written by Shireen Abu Akleh in 2016 for Majallat al-Dirasat al-Filastiniyyah. In it, she discusses the role of media coverage in Palestinian uprisings, specifically the "Popular Rebellion" of late 2015 and early 2016, which began as a response to Israeli raids on the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem. The article discusses the complex ways in which news media and social media interact with Palestinian resistance and opposition to the occupation. The Institute for Palesti…

Editor (2022-05-17). Will Shireen Abu Akleh's Murder Mark a Turning Point in the Liberation of Palestine? scheerpost.com Feature photo | People walk past a mural of former South African President Nelson Mandela in Katlehong, south of Johannesburg, South Africa. Themba Hadebe | AP | By Miko Peled / JERUSALEM — As I write these words, the world is trying to make sense of the brutal assassination of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, who was targeted by Israeli forces while covering yet another Israeli assault on Jenin. Furthermore, Israeli forces have now attacked the funeral procession leading Sh…

Staff (2022-05-17). July 8 2022: Ghassan lives, Palestine lives! Call to Organize for the th Anniversary of the Assassination of Ghassan Kanafani. samidoun.net "The Palestinian cause is not a cause for Palestinians only, but a cause for every revolutionary, wherever he is, as a cause of the exploited and oppressed masses in our era." &#1 ; Ghassan Kanafani A statement from Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network and the Palestinian Youth Movement 8 July 2022 will mark the th anniversary …

Staff (2022-05-17). Nakba Day: Berlin defies repression! samidoun.net The following statement was issued by the coalition of organizations resisting German state repression in Berlin targeting Palestinian organizing, specifically the ban on demonstrations commemorating the Nakba, the catastrophe of the Palestinian people that has been ongoing for the past 74 years, from 13 to 15 May. Near multiple spontaneous actions for Palestine — or …

Andrew Korybko (2022-05-17). Next Month's Summit of the Americas is Shaping Up to Show How Isolated the US Has Become. orinocotribune.com By Andrew Korybko &#1 ; May 12, 2022 | By continuing to become an increasingly independent pole of influence amidst the global systemic transition to multipolarity, the Latin American countries literally contribute to changing the world for the better. They show how isolated the US is from the Global South, which discredits its propagandistic innuendo to have returned to its former superpower status in recent months. | US observers are becoming increasingly worried that next month's Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles is about to be one of the Biden Administration's worst-ever foreign policy embarrassments foll…

Ann Brown (2022-05-17). Former Black Panther And BLA Legend Sundiati Acoli Granted Parole Over Allegedly Bustin' On NJ State Trooper. moguldom.com Sundiata Acoli, a legend of the Black Panther Party and the Black Liberation Army, was released from prison after 49 years. He was sentenced to life in prison in 1974 for murdering a New Jersey state trooper during a traffic stop. Acoli was granted parole on May 10, 2022. He is 85 years old. Born …

Barry Summers (2022-05-17). FAA Pays General Atomics $1.5 Million to Fly Newest Military Killer/Surveillance Drone in U.S. Domestic Airspace. covertactionmagazine.com April 1st was a good news/bad news kind of day for U.S. military drone-maker General Atomics. First, it was reported …

Benjamin Norton (2022-05-17). Canada: Complaining about gas prices only helps Putin and China. multipolarista.com Canada's Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland claimed in Parliament that complaining about high gas prices is "doing Vladimir Putin's work for him." She blamed inflation on Russia and "China's zero Covid policy."

Caitlin A. Johnstone (2022-05-17). Pentagon-funded Think Tank simulates war with China on NBC. mronline.org NBC's 'Meet the Press' just aired an absolutely freakish segment in which the influential narrative management firm Center for a New American Security (CNAS) ran war games simulating a direct US hot war with China.

Editor2 (2022-05-17). 'Assassination Threats Reflect Israeli Bankruptcy,' Says Resistance Icon. orinocotribune.com Senior Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) member Leila Khaled has described Israel's threats to assassinate Palestinian resistance leaders as a reflection of the occupation state's internal crises as well as its security and political bankruptcy. | "The Israeli occupation is trying to export its internal crises to the Palestinian people," said Khaled. "The Israeli threats reflect the crisis caused by the recent resistance operations against the occupation." | The resistance icon stressed that the Palestinian operations "are an extension of a wide popular Palestinian uprising in various areas of…

Editor (2022-05-17). Controversy and contradictions ahead of the 9th Summit of the Americas. mronline.org The controversy began when U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Brian Nichols, made a statement on Colombian television channel NTN24 earlier in the month, saying that Nicaragua, Cuba and Venezuela were not welcome at the Summit, since these countries "do not adhere to the Democratic Charter of the Americas."

Fight Back (2022-05-17). Fight Back! Radio features Black liberation leader. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL – Kobi Guillory will be the first feature guest on our new podcast Fight Back! Radio. Guillory is the co-chair of the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression and an executive board member of the National Alliance. Guillory was amongst the most visible leaders in the streets of Chicago in the aftermath of the police murder of Laquan McDonald by Jason Van Dyke. | In the interview, Guillory goes beyond one police murder and breaks down the systemic issues that have led to repeated police murder and police torture. He shows respect for the movement elders as he talks about the history of…

IMEMC News (2022-05-17). Army Injures Dozens Of Palestinians During Funeral Of Slain Palestinian. imemc.org On Monday, Israeli soldiers injured dozens of Palestinians after the army attacked the funeral procession and ceremony of a Palestinian who died from serious wounds he suffered after the army shot him in Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center In Silwan (Silwanic) said the soldiers attacked the funeral procession of Walid …

IMEMC News (2022-05-17). Army Injures Many Palestinians Near Hebron. imemc.org On Tuesday dawn, Israeli soldiers injured many Palestinians in Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said several Israeli army jeeps invaded the town before the soldiers stormed and ransacked many homes. They added that the soldiers attacked many Palestinians while searching the homes …

IMEMC News (2022-05-17). Soldiers Abduct Seventeen Palestinians In West Bank. imemc.org Israeli soldiers abducted at least seventeen Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank overnight. In Bethlehem, the soldiers abducted three former political prisoners, Walid Shehada Ja'fari, 27, from Deheishe refugee camp, south of the city, Wisam Abu Aker, in his fifties, and Mustafa Qneis, 30, from Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem. In …

IMEMC News (2022-05-17). Soldiers Seriously Injure A Palestinian Near Nablus. imemc.org Israeli soldiers shot and seriously injured, Wednesday, a Palestinian man, reportedly when he attempted to stab them at the Huwwara military roadblock, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. The Palestinian, identified as Mohammad Ismael Abu Sabra, 49, was shot by the soldiers near the roadblock before the soldiers sealed the area. A …

JANET (2022-05-17). Register for the Workers Summit of the Americas. iacenter.org Register for Workers Summit of the Americas Our America Worker's Conference Tijuana, June 10-12, 2022 REGISTER Registrate para la Cumbre de las Américas de los Pueblos Cumbre de Trabajadores de Nuestra América Tijuana, 10-12 de junio, 2022 REGISTRATE The Workers Summit of the Americas meeting, in Tijuana, Mexico, offers a space to join with all the peoples of "Our Americas." We will counteract the OAS Summit of the Americas organized by the U.S. Department of State in Los Angeles. The countries of the continent besieged by the USA (Venezuela, Nicaragua, Cuba, among others) will not participate in the OAS farce. T…

Johanna Kichton (2022-05-17). People's Action Proudly Endorses Anthony Joel Quezada for Cook County Commissioner. peoplesaction.org Quezada's Endorsement Adds to People's Action's People's Slate Contact: Johanna Kichton, press@peoplesaction.org, 202.660.0605 WASHINGTON, D.C.—People's Action today announced its endorsement of Anthony Joel Quezada to represent Cook County's 8th District. Quezada is running a movement politics, people-powered campaign and will work to advance the People's Action People's Platform once elected. He is also endorsed by People's Action member …

KWORINOCO (2022-05-17). According to his Secretary of Defense, Trump Considered Simultaneous Naval Blockade of Venezuela & Cuba. orinocotribune.com In March 2020, the US government planned a simultaneous naval blockade against Venezuela and Cuba, with the aim of overthrowing both governments. The revelation was obtained from the new book by Mark Esper, who at the time was the secretary of defense of former US president Donald Trump. | Samuel Moncada, Venezuelan ambassador to the UN, referring on Twitter to Mark Esper's book A Sacred Oath: Memoirs of a Secretary of Defense During Extraordinary Times, noted that the plan was hatched during meetings in Washington between Trump and the supposed interim president of Venezuela, Juan Guaidó. Moncada has commented o…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-05-17). Across the world, progressive sections observe Nakba. peoplesdispatch.org Thousands of people hit the streets across the world commemorating Nakba or "the catastrophe" on May 15. Nakba refers to the genocide of around 13,000 Palestinians and the expulsion of another 7 ,000 from their homes in 1948 by Zionist forces for the creation of Israel.

Peoples Dispatch (2022-05-17). Communists demand ouster of US military and NATO from Turkey. peoplesdispatch.org On Sunday, May 15, activists from the Communist Party of Turkey (TKP) and Communist Youth of Turkey (TKP) organized a protest in Adana, demanding the ouster of NATO and the US military from the Incirlik air base in the city. The protest march was blocked by riot police before it reached the air base. The protesters asserted that they will not leave Turkey to imperialists and colonizers. From May 12 to May 15, the TKP organized anti-imperialist meetings in the cities of Istanbul, Antalya, Ankara and Adana, in which delegates from the leadership of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) also participated. | Turkey has…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-05-17). Palestinians commemorate 74th anniversary of Nakba amid heightened Israeli violence. peoplesdispatch.org Thousands of Palestinian refugees from across the world carried out marches and rallies to observe the day their ancestors were forced out of their homes and lands in historic Palestine by Zionist militias in 1948…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-05-17). Preliminary results in Lebanon put Hezbollah and allies in lead but short of majority. peoplesdispatch.org A key highlight of these elections has been the emergence of parties like Towards Change which claim to represent the protesters who took to the streets in 2019. They seat count may be in the double digits, giving them a key role in government formation…

Rick Rozoff (2022-05-17). Finnish MPs approve NATO application. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Yle NewsMay 17, 2022 Finland's Parliament approves Nato application in historic vote Finnish MPs on Tuesday approved the decision to apply for membership in the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) in a vote of 188 in favour to 8 against. Three MPs were marked as absent in the vote. On Sunday, President Sauli Niinistà∂ and …

Rick Rozoff (2022-05-17). Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Georgia: Washington oversees trans-Caspian route. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Trend News AgencyMay 17, 2022 USAID delegation to visit Azerbaijan to help boost trade along Trans-Caspian route The US Agency for International Development (USAID) is conducting a study tour to Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Georgia, to find opportunities to increase trade along the Trans-Caspian route on May 16-24, 2022, Trend reports citing the US embassy in …

Rick Rozoff (2022-05-17). "Momentous, fateful": Sweden signs NATO application document. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The LocalMay 17, 2022 Swedish foreign minister signs Nato application Sweden's foreign minister, Ann Linde, signed the country's application to join the Nato security alliance on Tuesday, with the document to be submitted together with those of Finland to Nato's headquarters in Brussels later this week. "It feels momentous, fateful, and that we have ended …

Rick Rozoff (2022-05-17). Turkey: OSCE be damned, we helped Azerbaijan conquer Karabakh. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com For anyone, including those in Moscow, who persist in not recognizing the 2020 war against Nagorno-Karabakh as the precedent for the Ukrainian government acting in an identical manner in relation to the Trilateral Contact Group/Minsk Protocol with the OSCE. But none so blind…. ==== Trend News AgencyMay 17, 2022 OSCE MG couldn't solve conflict between …

Staff (2022-05-17). President Maduro Appoints New Ministers for Labor, Industries, Transport, and Foreign Affairs. orinocotribune.com During the evening of Monday May 16, from Miraflores Palace, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro announced changes in his cabinet. The statement came just a few days after announcing a plan to offer shares of up to 10% in strategic publicly owned companies on the Caracas stock exchange, for local and international investors, an attempt to finance these companies amid the economic strangulation inflicted by the US and European blockade. | President Maduro appointed Francisco Torrealba as new minister of labor, Hipólito Abreu as new minister of industries and national production, Ramón Velásquez Araguayán as Venezu…

The Palestinian News & Info Agency (2022-05-17). WAFA: "Cancer-stricken former prisoner dies due to complications from medical negligence" imemc.org NABLUS, Tuesday, May 17, 2022 (WAFA) — A Palestinian cancer-stricken former prisoner Monday evening died due to complications from Israeli medical negligence at the time of his detention, according to the Palestinian Prisoner's Society. PPS said that Ihab al-Kilani, a resident of Nablus city, passed away a month after being released from Israeli imprisonment. It …

The Tricontinental (2022-05-17). Go to Yan'an: culture and national liberation. mronline.org The Chinese communist base area of Yan'an was a literal and metaphorical stage for envisioning, experimenting, and building a new society and a new human being.

WSWS (2022-05-17). In the face of continuing COVID pandemic: Dangerous "science experiment" being carried out on music fans, musicians by industry officials. wsws.org The central and overwhelming responsibility for the present state of unpreparedness lies with the government, media and corporate elite, who are engineering the "return to normal" for their own selfish economic and political reasons.

WSWS (2022-05-17). California wildfire season begins early with first months of 2022 the state's driest on record. wsws.org A wildfire in Orange County gained nationwide coverage last week as dozens of multi-million dollar mansions in the city of Laguna Niguel were burned to the ground by a fast-moving blaze.

WSWS (2022-05-17). Why is nurse Michelle Heughins facing charges for the December 2019 prison death of John Neville? wsws.org Michelle Heughins is facing an involuntary manslaughter charge in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, for the brutal killing of John Neville by prison guards at the Forsyth County Jail, when she was the only one who tried to save his life.

WSWS (2022-05-17). The Buffalo shooting and the fascistic transformation of the Republican Party. wsws.org There is a clear overlap between the anti-Semitic manifesto of the Buffalo gunman and the embrace of the "replacement theory" by large sections of the Republican Party and its allied media.

WSWS (2022-05-17). Finland and Sweden formally announce application for NATO membership. wsws.org Helsinki and Stockholm's formal applications to join the aggressive Western military alliance were prepared in close consultation with the major imperialist powers.

Rick Rozoff (2022-05-17). Unrelenting commitment to NATO: Pentagon rotates airborne troops to Europe. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. Army Europe and AfricaMay 17, 2022 Army announces upcoming unit deployments in support of European allies and partners The Department of the Army announced today the summer deployment of the following units in support of our unrelenting commitment to Europe and our NATO allies. Each of these units will replace a previously deployed unit …

Editor (2022-05-17). Ellen Brown: This Is What a People's Reset Would Look Like. scheerpost.com [ By Ellen Brown | Original to ScheerPost | This is part two to a May 4, 2022 article called "

Editor (2022-05-17). Ralph Nader: The New Corporate Dictators. scheerpost.com Consider the sheer unchallenged power of people like Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook (Meta). [ By Ralph Nader | Ever since the heads of East India Trading Company (1600) and Hudson Bay Company (1670), were incorporated by English Royal charters, there have been corporate dictators. Their range and actions, have varied widely however. Today's new corporate dictators shatter past restraints. | John D. Rockefeller ruled the Standard Oil Company monopoly until the trust busters from Washington broke up its giant price-fixing an…

_____ (2022-05-17). Have they Sent Biden to Consult with Eastern Medicine Practitioners? journal-neo.org According to numerous US media reports and opinion polls in the US, Joe Biden is increasingly being described as one of the worst presidents in American history, proving to be "an unparalleled disaster." Barely a year and a half after Joe Biden was inaugurated, he has already plunged America into crime and economic crisis, triggered food …

Editor (2022-05-17). Precarious employment and workers struggle in Russia today: the case of Kirill Ukraintsev, chairman of the Kurier trade union. mronline.org The problem of precarious employment, non-standard labor relations concerns today an increasing number of employees.

Fight Back (2022-05-17). Young Lords in a new era, a celebration in Chicago. fightbacknews.org Chicago, Illinois – The New Era Young Lords are hosting a "Celebration of Jose 'Cha-Cha' Jimenez," the founder of the Young Lords in Chicago. On June 4, family and friends will join the Young Lords to honor Jose "Cha-Cha" Jimenez, who is currently in elder care. | The Young Lords were founded in 1968 in Chicago and spread rapidly to other U.S. cities, especially New York City. In the 1950s, large numbers of Puerto Ricans were displaced by U.S. colonialism from their small island nation where the U.S. military and big corporations still dominate today. People concentrated in big cities where their labor was neede…

IMEMC News (2022-05-17). Israeli Army Invades Farmlands In Southern Gaza. imemc.org Several Israeli military vehicles, including bulldozers, invaded Palestinian farmlands east of Rafah city, in the southern parts of the Gaza Strip, and bulldozed several sections while firing live rounds. Eyewitnesses said the military vehicles came from one of the perimeter fence's gates, east of Rafah, and advanced dozens of meters into the Palestinian agricultural lands …

Matt Sedlar (2022-05-17). "Examining the Gendered and Other Impacts of IMF Surcharges" Event Transcript. cepr.net "Examining the Gendered and Other Impacts of IMF Surcharges" explored the extent to which the IMF's surcharge policy is consistent with its stated commitment to gender equality and a greener, smarter, and fairer COVID-19 recovery.

Peoples Dispatch (2022-05-17). Ola Bini's trial resumes. What has happened so far? peoplesdispatch.org The trial against Ola Bini, Swedish software developer and digital rights activist, resumed on May 16. His trial only began in January this year after years of delays…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-05-17). Trial of Ola Bini resumes in Ecuador. peoplesdispatch.org The final leg of the trial against Swedish software developer Ola Bini started in a criminal court in Quito on Monday, resuming proceedings from an earlier three-day session in January. The ongoing trial comes after multiple delays and documented due process violations since Bini's arrest in 2019…

Reynard Loki (2022-05-17). Monkeys Infected With Transmissible Diseases Are Trucked Across U.S. independentmediainstitute.org Experimenting on monkeys is cruel—and keeping them is a threat to public health. By Lisa Jones-Engel, Independent Media Institute 7 min read "Ramadewa looked at the numerous troops of monkeys. They were at ease and happy and showed their liveliness. All their movements, their noisy voices, their way of sleeping on branches made him happy …

Sandipan Talukdar (2022-05-17). Scientists over the Moon: plants grow on lunar soil. peoplesdispatch.org Plants may also grow on soil collected from the Moon. A study The discovery could herald a bit to grow plants on the surface of moon, at least, during lunar exploration missions. Lunar environmental conditions are quite different and how the environment on Moon would impact plant growth is not known yet. Nevertheless, this is being see…

WSWS (2022-05-17). US hosts special ASEAN summit as conflict with China deepens. wsws.org Even as Washington presses its war drive, divisions exist within the ASEAN member countries over US aggression towards China and Russia.

WSWS (2022-05-17). Workers Struggles: The Americas. wsws.org Professors at the National University of Rosario in Argentina launched a one-day strike on May 13, while the city of Colón, Panama saw a one-day general strike over worsening social conditions.

WSWS (2022-05-17). Teacher denounces Australian Education Union censorship over new agreement. wsws.org "Earlier some of us thought the union was on our side. After the agreement was announced I heard from school staff. Everyone thought the agreement was a joke."

WSWS (2022-05-17). Last-ditch Australian Coalition and Labor campaign "rallies": More desperate lies. wsws.org Sunday's party election campaign events underscored the deepening crisis of the increasingly detested two-party system of rule.

WSWS (2022-05-17). Los Angeles teachers and support staff face June 30 contract expiration. wsws.org Over 34,000 teachers and support staff in the nation's second largest school district are facing a battle over wages and school conditions…

WSWS (2022-05-17). Strong response to SEP final election campaign meeting in Australia. wsws.org Enthusiastic participants at Sunday's meeting peppered SEP candidates with a broad range of questions about the party's anti-war and revolutionary socialist program.

Rick Rozoff (2022-05-17). Istanbul: relatives of Ukrainian soldiers in Mariupol praise Turkey's Erdoƒüan. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Anadolu AgencyMay 17, 2022 Families of Ukrainian fighters in Azovstal in Turkey to seek help The relatives of Ukrainian soldiers stuck in the Azovstal steelworks in the Ukrainian city of Mariupol asked for Turkey's assistance to save their loved ones, as they praised President Recep Tayyip Erdoƒüan for his efforts to ensure peace. The group, …

4reproductiverights (2022-05-17). Look Whose Marching in Mountain View. indybay.org March starting point was Caltrain Station and ending point was Gateway Park. Time to line the ECR! | Mountain View, CA…

Central Coast Rising (2022-05-17). Monterey Rallies for Reproductive Rights. indybay.org Beautiful, historic Colton Hall was the setting for an event in Monterey that drew supporters on a day of action that may well go down in history. It was built in 1849 to be a public school and town meeting hall.

Higinio Polo (2022-05-17). øZelenski en Madrid? globalizacion.ca La invitación del presidente del gobierno español, Pedro Sánchez, para que el presidente ucraniano Zelenski asista en Madrid a la cumbre de la OTAN de junio es una pésima noticia que aumenta las alarmas que se vienen prodigando en Europa…

Mericia, Janet, Kelly, Chabeli,, Josh (2022-05-17). Rental Housing Costs Impact on Sonoma County. indybay.org Several interviews were conducted, and data was collected from 13 residents who reside in Sonoma County and 7 experts who work within the rental housing market in Sonoma County.

Steve Sweeney (2022-05-17). In both Sweden and Finland, Communists oppose NATO membership plans. peoplesworld.org Communists in both Sweden and Finland have come out in strong opposition to the announcements by the governments of their respective countries that they intend to apply for membership in the U.S.-led NATO military alliance. The Swedish Communist Party (SKP) has slammed the decision of the ruling Social Democratic Party to back their country's membership …

Staff (2022-05-17). Nujaba threatens to smash Israeli, US facilities in N Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA) — Iraqi Resistance group Harakat Hezbollah al-Nujaba has threatened to target Israeli positions and US military bases in the country's northern Kurdistan region.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-17). Israel makes new claims against Iran nuclear program. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA) — Benny Gantz, the Israeli war minister has claimed that Iran is installing advanced IR6 centrifuges in a new site near Natanz in the central province of Isfahan.

Anonymous103 (2022-05-17). Evacuation Of Ukrainian Fighters From Azovstal Continues. No Promises Of Their Exchange (Videos). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On May 17, the Russian Ministry of Defence confirmed that the surrender of the militants of the nationalist Azov regiment and Ukrainian servicemen, who were blocked at the Azovstal plant in Mariupol began. Over the past day, 265 militants have laid down their arms and surrendered, including 51 seriously wounded. All those in need of medical care were sent for treatment to the hospital in Novoazovsk, Donetsk People's Republic. The other were transferred to the village of Elenovka in the…

Camilo Rengifo Marín (2022-05-17). Gustavo Petro consolida su ventaja y la derecha colombiana teme que no haya balotaje. globalizacion.ca A pocos días de la primera vuelta de la primera vuelta de las elecciones presidenciales colombianas del 29 de mayo, todas las encuestas coinciden en que el centroizquierdista Gustavo Petro encabeza con un apoyo que ronda el 40% de los…

Binoy Kampmark (2022-05-17). The British Art of Black Propaganda. dissidentvoice.org Never underestimate the potency, and deceptive malice, of the British political mind. In responding to the threat posed by Imperial Germany during the First World War, the British propaganda campaign made much of the atrocity tale, the nun raping German and the baby bayoneting Hun. The effectiveness of the campaign was so impressive it sowed …

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-05-17). Video: Pfizer's "Secret" Report on the Covid Vaccine. Beyond Manslaughter. The Evidence is Overwhelming. The Vaccine Should Be Immediately Withdrawn Worldwide. globalresearch.ca The following video interview with Prof. Michel Chossudovsky pertains to the Confidential Pfizer Report released as part of a Freedom of Information (FOI) procedure. | The report is a bombshell. The vaccine was launched in mid-December 2020. By the end of …

Anti Police-Terror Project & CRC (2022-05-17). Wednesday 5/18: Solidarity With Buffalo from Oakland, California – A Vigil & Healing Circle. indybay.org Oscar Grant Plaza, outside of Oakland City Hall, Oakland CA, 94642…

Asere Constance Ichuma (2022-05-17). Deputy Speaker of Parliament unveils official potrait. plusnews.ug The Deputy Speaker of Parliament,Rt.Hon.Thomas Tayebwa has unveiled his official potrait as Deputy Speaker since his election on March 25. Tayebwa was elected as Deputy Speaker following the re-election of the new Speaker after the death of Jacob L'Okori Oulanyah who died in Seattle ,USA where he had been rushed in February for treatment after …

ecns.cn (2022-05-17). Nikola Jankovic: Rewarding volunteer experience. ecns.cn Disinfecting buildings, picking up deliveries and bringing them to everyone, collecting garbage from residential buildings… This is some of the daily work, or to be more exact, nightly work, for Serbian expat Nikola Jankovic, a teacher at Thomas School in Putuo District, Shanghai.

Staff (2022-05-17). Taliban says not consider US as enemy. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA) — Afghanistan's acting Interior Minister Sirajuddin Haqqani has said that they want friendly relations with the United States as per the diplomatic norms and values being practiced by the international community.

Staff (2022-05-17). Funeral ceremony of Shia cleric Ayatollah Fateminia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA) — The funeral ceremony of Ayatollah Seyyed Abdollah Fateminia was held on Tuesday morning at the University of Tehran.

Staff (2022-05-17). Más de 260 combatientes del Batallón Azov y militares ucranianos se rindieron el lunes en Mariúpol. cubadebate.cu El Ministerio de Defensa ruso informó que 265 combatientes del batallón nacionalista Azov y militares ucranianos se rindieron este lunes en la planta metalúrgica Azovstal, en Mariúpol. De los soldados rendidos en la planta, 51 son heridos graves que serán enviados a un hospital de la ciudad de Novoazovsk, en la República Popular de Donetsk.

Mayelli Rocha (2022-05-17). Ads and Body Image in Society. indybay.org This article highlights on how ads and society have created an image for women that is considered to be this "perfect image". It also mentions mental health issues that can come with wanting this perfect image.

Higinio Polo (2022-05-17). El belicismo estadounidense se cobra la pieza finlandesa. globalizacion.ca Más de siete décadas de neutralidad de Finlandia se tiran por la borda con el señuelo de la ´amenaza rusa ª. A las cinco oleadas de expansión de la OTAN, que ha llevado a duplicar sus miembros; al despliegue del escudo…

Our Reporter (2022-05-17). Uganda not ready for minimum wage says Ggoobi. plusnews.ug Uganda has not yet reached the level of setting the minimum wage, Ramatham Ggoobi, the Secretary to the Treasury and Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development has revealed. According to Ggoobi, it is bad economics to institute a minimum wage in an economy like that of Uganda. Speaking at the …

ecns.cn (2022-05-17). Over 260 Ukrainian soldiers evacuated from Mariupol's Azovstal. ecns.cn More than 260 Ukrainian soldiers have been evacuated from the Azovstal plant in the embattled city of Mariupol, the government-run news agency Ukrinform reported Tuesday, citing Deputy Defense Minister Hanna Malyar.

ecns.cn (2022-05-17). Finland's parliament greenlights NATO application. ecns.cn Finland's Parliament on Tuesday endorsed the government's plan to apply for the membership of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).

Gustav Viktor Smigielski, Heinrich Frei (2022-05-17). The Great Reboot and Investing in Death. indybay.org The World Economic Forum (WEF) continues to propagate a highly hierarchized society in which the most powerful actors decide how society should develop – far removed from democratic processes. The class of owners wants to expand its influence through the corporations it owns and make it quasi-legal. The US is now spending $100K per minute on new nuclear weapons!

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-17). Iran to invite 12 states to discuss fight against dust storms. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA) — The secretary of the National Iranian Taskforce Against Dust Storms has said that Tehran will invite 12 countries to discuss the ways to fight against dust storms.in June.

Luis Britto García (2022-05-17). La base militar de EE.UU. en Argentina. globalizacion.ca Estados Unidos mantiene 6.000 bases militares en su territorio y unas 800 en 135 países, de las cuales 76 están en América Latina y el Caribe. | 1 | Incontables recursos aplica Estados Unidos para forzar su hegemonía en Nuestra América. A…

Staff (2022-05-17). Fire breaks out near Imam Hussein shrine (+VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA) — Iraqi media reported a fire in one of the under-construction aprons of the shrine of Imam Hussein (AS) in Karbala.

ecns.cn (2022-05-17). Infrared camera captures rare golden cat in Tibet. ecns.cn An image captured by an infrared camera in February 2022 shows a rare golden cat, a national first-class protected animal, in Nagqu, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, May 17, 2022.

Plus News (2022-05-17). Stella Namatovu: Utilize school environment to simplify science concepts. plusnews.ug As a new student in School, John joined in on the fire safety training which was often carried out at the beginning of the term. The training was conducted in a way that the students were first taken through the theoretical sessions and later showed the practicality of putting out a fire using the fire …

ecns.cn (2022-05-17). China's resort island of Hainan receives over 81 mln tourists in 2021. ecns.cn More than 81 million domestic and overseas tourists visited south China's tropical island province of Hainan in 2021, equivalent to 97.5 percent of visits in 2019, local authorities said Tuesday.

Kizito Nkazalujja (2022-05-17). Hike in essential commodities: Muntu faults gov't over lack of food, fuel reserves. plusnews.ug The founder of opposition political party, Alliance for National Transformation (ANT), Maj Gen Mugisha Muntu has expressed worry over Uganda' lack of fuel and food reserves that can sustain people in case of crises for at least a month. Muntu was Tuesday morning appearing of Baba TV's Gangamuka Extra show. While responding to how his …

The Climate Communications Initiative (2022-05-17). Thursday 6/23: Water Justice: Providing Safe & Equitable Water Access in U.S. w/ Climate Change. indybay.org Online event – FREE…

Cruz Rivera S, Aiyegbusi O, Ives J, et al. (2022-05-17). Ethical Considerations for the Inclusion of Patient-Reported Outcomes in Clinical Research. jamanetwork.com These international, consensus-based, patient-reported outcomes (PRO)—specific guidelines aim to lay out the ethical considerations that researchers, research ethics committees, and funders should take into account when conducting or reviewing PRO clinical research.

ecns.cn (2022-05-17). China-Europe freight train trips up in April. ecns.cn The number of trips handled by China-Europe freight trains saw a steady rise in April while maintaining smooth and stable operation, an official said Tuesday..

ecns.cn (2022-05-17). China urges Japan to revoke wrong decision of dumping nuclear-contaminated water into sea. ecns.cn A Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson on Tuesday urged Japan to revoke its wrong decision to discharge nuclear-contaminated water into the sea and to stop all preparatory work."ÄÄ…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-17). Sharing Mayo Clinic: A shared heart: Two families come together after tragedy, transplant. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Around the 15th of every month, Christin Gigstad and Tina Haug think of each other. They pick up their phones and text. Even if they've already talked that week, they want to check in. It's an important date for them, one that no one else can fully understand. Four years ago, Christin and Tina were strangers. Their lives were brought together by crisis. And now they like to say they have a shared heart, thanks…

Staff (2022-05-17). Hezbollah leader Nasrallah to deliver speech on Friday. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA) — Hezbollah Secretary-General Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah is set to deliver a speech on Friday evening.

ecns.cn (2022-05-17). Wild giant pandas spotted fighting for mating right in SW China. ecns.cn Infrared cameras have captured footage of wild giant pandas fighting for the right to mate in the Huanglong Nature Reserve of southwest China's Sichuan Province.

Walter K. (2022-05-17). Patient Information: Psoriasis. jamanetwork.com This JAMA Patient Page describes the skin condition psoriasis and its diagnosis, risk factors, and treatment.

Petrina Harley (2022-05-17). Interview: Cashless welfare card fails to address problems. greenleft.org.au Rick Grzyb has been helping people fill out exit application forms to get off the Indue Cashless Debit Card for a few years. He spoke to Petrina Harley, Dirk Kelly and Cody Jensen.

Adriaan Alsema (2022-05-17). Far-right group goes from opposing communism to opposing corruption in Colombia. colombiareports.com The campaign of Colombia's establishment candidate Federico Gutierrez confirmed that it received a death threat signed by far-right group "Aguilas Negras." According to Gutierrez's campaign chief, Luis Felipe Henao, a…

Staff (2022-05-17). Qatar, US discuss Vienna talks latest developments. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA) — Qatar's Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken discussed several international issues and the latest developments of the Vienna negotiations during a phone call on Monday.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-17). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Springtime allergies. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I love the changing seasons and am looking forward to the warmer days of spring. Unfortunately, I am often miserable because of seasonal allergies. What can I do to keep the box of tissues at bay and enjoy the springtime weather? ANSWER: As we flip the calendars to April and May, spring is in the air. Warmer springtime temperatures mean that trees bud, flowers bloom and grass grows. And people often are more active…

Staff (2022-05-17). Ayuntamiento de Boston pide poner fin al bloqueo contra Cuba. cubadebate.cu Durante la reunión del Consejo de la ciudad de Boston de esta semana, el ente adoptó una resolución que pide el fin del embargo (bloqueo) estadounidense contra Cuba y la apertura de nuevos viajes y oportunidades culturales, médicas y académicas colaborativas entre los dos países.

Adriaan Alsema (2022-05-17). Establishment candidate in Colombia's elections linked to mafia. colombiareports.com A campaign chief of former President Alvaro Uribe and presidential candidate Federico Gutierrez has reportedly been doing business with narcos for years. The ties between Gutierrez's campaign and organized crime…

Staff (2022-05-17). Turkey to deploy 3,000 security forces to Qatar. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA) — Turkey will send 3,000 forces to Qatar to secure the 2022 World Cup, a Turkish news agency reported.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-05-17). Honorable William Alexander Leidesdorff, Jr. at Negro Bar State Historic Park. indybay.org Enslaved and Free, people of African Descent played a profound role in authentic California History. US Army Corp of Topographical Engineers led by John C. Fremont testimony shows the placement of the "African Founding Father of California" and so many "hidden figures" soon valued and preserved at Negro Bar State Historic Park in a good way. Negro Hill, Mormon Island and Negro Bar, Gold Mining Towns on the way to California Statehood, September 9, 1850.

Chauncey K. Robinson (2022-05-17). 'Torn Hearts' review: Crisp thriller explores dark side of stardom and sisterhood. peoplesworld.org The new thriller, Torn Hearts, is a movie about complicated women. The actions these women perform may be seen as villainous, but the real monsters of the film are a bit less obvious. Meshing together the contrasting worlds of country music and the horror genre, the movie explores themes dealing with female solidarity, and the …

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-05-17). Iran, Cuba ink commodity bartering coop. roadmap. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA) — Iran and Cuba signed commodity bartering roadmap in Tehran on Tuesday concurrent with 18th meeting of Iran-Cuba Joint Economic Cooperation Commission.

WSWS (2022-05-17). Sri Lankan prime minister demands more sacrifice from working people. wsws.org Wickremesinghe offered no relief for workers or the poor, millions of whom are struggling to put food on the table. Instead, he emphasised the depth of the economic crisis to justify the harsh measures that he intends to take.

ecns.cn (2022-05-17). Tulip flowers in full bloom at Toronto Botanic Garden. ecns.cn Photo shows tulip flowers of various colors in full bloom at the Toronto Botanic Garden, Toronto, Canada, May 15, 2022.

Haymarket Books (2022-05-17). Wednesday 5/25: Community as Rebellion: Surviving Academia as a Woman of Color. indybay.org Online event – FREE…

Our Reporter (2022-05-17). Private security guard commits suicide in Bulambuli. plusnews.ug Police in Bulambuli district is investigating circumstances under which a 65 years old private security guard hanged himself and died instantly. William Matsanga, a resident of Buwanyanga village, Buwanyanga sub county in Bulambuli district was on Monday morning ,Mau 16 found hanging dead on a rope around his neck in a store near the factory …

Anonymous765 (2022-05-17). Locations Of US Carrier Strike Groups — May 17, 2022. southfront.org This is the newest update of the 'U.S. Carrier Strike Groups Locations Map' exclusive series showing the approximate locations of U.S. Carrier Strike Groups. SouthFront: Analysis & Intelligence tracks locations of U.S. aircraft carriers using the available open-source information. No classified information was used in production of the map. | click to see the full-size image | Carrier strike group (CSG) is an operational formation of the United States Navy. It is centered on an aircraft carrier and a carrier air w…

Jake Lynch (2022-05-17). Anti-Zionism is not antisemitism. greenleft.org.au The the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition blurs the distinction between anti-Jewish racism and criticism of Israel, argues Jake Lynch.

Bastarache L, Peterson JF. (2022-05-17). Penetrance of Deleterious Clinical Variants. jamanetwork.com To the Editor A recent study highlighted how electronic health record (EHR)—linked biobanks can be used to investigate penetrance in a diverse population and concluded that most pathogenic variants have low penetrance, using data from 2 large biobanks—BioMe and UK Biobank.

ecns.cn (2022-05-17). China's economy to be back on track soon: official. ecns.cn China's economy will return to normal operations soon thanks to effective epidemic control and a raft of policies, an official said Tuesday.

Elmer Pineda dos Santos (2022-05-17). Joe Biden elimina algunas medidas de Trump contra Cuba, pero mantiene el bloqueo. globalizacion.ca El gobierno del presidente estadounidense Joe Biden anunció medidas que revierten algunas de las más de 240 decisiones tomadas por la administración de Donald Trump, que para el gobierno cubano representan un paso limitado en la dirección correcta, que no…

Rubin R. (2022-05-17). First Breathalyzer Test to Diagnose COVID-19. jamanetwork.com The first test that uses breath samples to diagnose COVID-19 recently received Emergency Use Authorization from the FDA.

Staff (2022-05-17). °Conquistar toda la justicia es la consigna y el horizonte! cubadebate.cu Nuestra fuerza reside en valores humanos de inspiración martiana y fidelista; en el poder de la verdad y en la capacidad transformadora de la educación y la cultura. Esos valores no se cotizan en bolsa, no dependen de los vaivenes del mercado. Se siembran con el aprendizaje de la historia y se fortalecen en la práctica de la solidaridad. °Conquistar toda la justicia es la consigna y el horizonte! °La unidad que se afirma en la diversidad es el camino. Por él avanzamos!

Staff (2022-05-17). Rebelión contra Estados Unidos y su Cumbre de las Américas excluyente. cubadebate.cu La Cumbre de las Américas puede convertirse en un duro traspié diplomático para Estados Unidos. El mandatario mexicano, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, lideró el rechazo a la no invitación de Cuba, Venezuela y Nicaragua; lo imitó el de Bolivia, Luis Arce, y se sumó la Comunidad de Naciones Caribeñas.

Youth v Apocalypse, etc (2022-05-17). Saturday 5/21: Anti-Chevron Day! indybay.org Chevron Richmond Refinery – Gate 14…

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-05-17). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on May 17. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA) — Mehr News agency takes a look at headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Tuesday, May 17.

ecns.cn (2022-05-17). Large civil helicopter AC313A makes maiden flight. ecns.cn AC313A is a major aerial vehicle model which is specially developed to meet the country's demands of air rescue missions. It is expected to help assist the country in strengthening the national air emergency rescue system and capabilities.

Larkin HD. (2022-05-17). One-third of English GPs Plan to Quit Within 5 Years. jamanetwork.com The US isn't the only place where primary care practice is on the ropes. About 33% of nearly 2300 general practitioners (GPs) in England said they were planning to quit direct patient care within 5 years, according to a University of Manchester survey.

Staff (2022-05-17). Iran, Cuba sign coop. MoU in veterinary field. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA) — A memorandum of understanding was signed between the Veterinary Organization of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Cuban Ministry of Agriculture in the field of animal health and veterinary medicine.

Brett Wilkins (2022-05-17). Palestine Defenders Hail Rep. Tlaib's 'Historic' Nakba Resolution. commondreams.org "The time has come for the United States to correct an ongoing historical mistake it committed by recognizing the Palestinian Nakba, and to pressure Israel to respect American values that call for justice, equality, and freedom for all."

Tides of Change (2022-05-17). Monday 5/23: Environmental Youth Summit 2022: A Call to Action for Climate Change. indybay.org Ohlone College Smith Center auditorium, 43600 Mission Boulevard, Fremont 94539 | Tickets are FREE.

Chris Walker (2022-05-17). DeSantis Signs Bill That Makes Protests in Front of Private Homes Illegal. truthout.org Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) signed a bill into law on Monday that will make it illegal to protest in front of a person's private residence. | The new law makes demonstrating in front of a private residence illegal, even if the protest is happening in a public space, like a sidewalk. Those in violation of the law will be asked by law enforcement to disperse. If they do not do so willingly, The law, which goes into effect on October 1…

Mark Gruenberg (2022-05-17). Primary Day: Progressives and moderates fight for Democratic nominations. peoplesworld.org Two Democratic contests today—a U.S. House primary in Oregon and the U.S. Senate primary in Pennsylvania—brought out, again, the simmering conflict pitting party "moderates" and its "establishment" of seasoned pols, pollsters, and consultants against Bernie Sanders-supporting progressives. And that doesn't even count the fact the Oregon primary alone is a multi-ring circus. Oregon, Pennsylvania, North …

ecns.cn (2022-05-17). China introduces 358 km of new high-speed rail in first four months. ecns.cn China put 581 km of new railway lines into service in the first four months of the year, including 358 km of high-speed railway, data from China State Railway Group Co., Ltd.

Staff (2022-05-17). El tiempo: Lluvias en el centro del país. cubadebate.cu Amanecerá parcialmente nublado en gran parte del país y se nublará desde el final de la mañana en la costa norte del occidente y del centro con algunos chubascos y tormentas eléctricas, que se extenderán hasta el anochecer en zonas de la costa norte. En oriente se nublará ocasionalmente en la tarde, con aisladas lluvias y tormentas eléctricas.

Bezerra M. (2022-05-17). Rapid Antigen Tests for SARS-CoV-2. jamanetwork.com To the Editor In the recent study using data from a large COVID-19 rapid testing program that took place in working environments across Canada, the authors reported a low incidence of false-positive test results (0.05%) with rapid antigen testing, which is in accordance with previous smaller cohorts. These findings support the use of the antigen tests for screening asymptomatic individuals as an important tool to mitigate viral spread in work communities, without overwhelming polymerase chain reaction (PCR)—based diagnostic laboratories.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-05-17). Alabama Congresswomen Sewell Announces National Park Service Success. indybay.org As we prepare to host The World Conference of Mayors, Inc., Historic Black Towns and Settlements Alliance to San Diego, California the blessed news as we ramp up our National Campaign for Rosa Louise McCauley Parks Day of Observance…

Staff (2022-05-17). Biden approves deployment of hundreds of US troops to Somalia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA) — US President Biden has approved a request from the Pentagon to reestablish a persistent presence of US troops in Somalia, reversing a decision made late in the Trump administration.

Lisa Graves (2022-05-17). This Is Not the Culmination of the Right-Wing Legal Movement—It's the Dawn of It. commondreams.org The unelected hard-right faction now in power on the Court is poised to allow the most restrictive laws possible to be applied to women's bodies while ruling hands-off of regulating corporations whose products are harming our planet.

Rick Rozoff (2022-05-17). State Dept point man heading to Georgia to promote democracy, "Euro-Atlantic future" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Rustavi2May 17, 2022 His Wikipedia entry begins with this: Derek Chollet is an American foreign policy advisor and author currently serving as the Counselor of the United States Department of State. Previously, Chollet was the Executive Vice President for security and defense policy at the German Marshall Fund of the United States. From 2012 to …

Szuster RR. (2022-05-17). Ancient Myth and 21st-Century Psychedelic Medicine. jamanetwork.com This Arts and Medicine essay reviews how 21st-century evidence-based approaches to the use of psychedelic medicine replicate the ancient practices of Asclepian medicine.

Staff (2022-05-17). Moscow leaves Council of Baltic Sea States. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA) — The Russian Foreign Ministry announced Moscow's decision to withdraw from the Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS) in a statement on Tuesday.

Jesse Jackson (2022-05-17). Buffalo Shows We Must Confront the Right's Racist Propaganda. commondreams.org The state will hold the Buffalo shooting suspect accountable for this act of terror. The politicians and propagandists propagating the lies and the hate surely won't consider themselves responsible.

Staff (2022-05-17). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on May 17. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Tuesday, May 17.

Julia Conley (2022-05-17). AIPAC's Super PAC Spends Millions to Defeat Summer Lee, Other Progressives. commondreams.org Groups tied to the powerful anti-Palestinian rights lobby have run ads attacking Lee in Pennsylvania and former Bernie Sanders organizer Nida Allam in North Carolina.

Art Persyko (2022-05-17). Tuesday 5/17: Unmet Needs of SF's Homeless Seniors: What to do? indybay.org us02web.zoom.us/j/85293012012?pwd=V2RYQ2…; Meeting ID: 852 9301 2012; Passcode: 140151 | Phone 1 669 900 9128; Meeting ID: 852 9301 2012; Passcode: 140151…

Rubin R. (2022-05-17). Websites Selling Controlled Drugs Without a Prescription. jamanetwork.com The FDA and the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) recently issued joint warning letters to the operators of 2 websites illegally selling amphetamine drug products marketed as Adderall, a Schedule II stimulant, without a prescription.

anonymous (2022-05-17). *Tourists Being Targeted in Fiji, by Police, for Fines, Prosecution, & "Extortion"*. indybay.org *Sexually assaulted by crossdressing "cop" at Nadi Towncenter Farmer's Market "Toilet"* | **Crazy Brigadier Quiliho goes Crazy Again!** | **You'd be Crazier than Crazy Quiliho to Visit Fiji While the Police are Targeting "Tourists"**…

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-17). Gen. Bagheri, Tajik president discuss military cooperation. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA) — Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Bagheri met with Emomali Rahmon at the Presidential Palace of Tajikistan on Tuesday afternoon.

George Yancy (2022-05-17). "Innocent" White People Are Also Complicit in the Anti-Black Murders in Buffalo. truthout.org Pundits and politicos are busy running their mouths full-time in the wake of Saturday's white supremacist attack in Buffalo. They are saying such hate crimes must end, warning us about the growing threat of domestic terrorism and raising the issue of restrictive gun control yet again. | But within this stew of mainstream commentary and politicking, not a damn thing is happening to end anti-Black racism, and the weight of so much suffering again

Gans JS, Goldfarb A, Rosella L. (2022-05-17). Rapid Antigen Tests for SARS-CoV-2—Reply. jamanetwork.com In Reply In response to the request by Dr Bezerra for additional details about the COVID-19 tests used in our study, there were 1322 presumptive positive results out of 903‚ÄØ408 rapid antigen tests. Of these, 92‚ÄØ504 were performed using BD Veritor tests (which had 125 presumptive positive results) and 810‚ÄØ904 using Abbott Panbio tests (which had 1197 presumptive positive results). Of the 462 presumptive positive results that were false-positives, 278 came from the same lot of Panbio rapid antigen tests that were used at 2 workplaces separated by a distanc…

Staff (2022-05-17). Iran ready for gas swap from Turkmenistan to Armenia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA) — Iranian Minister announced the readiness of the Iranian gas network to start a gas swap from Turkmenistan to increase gas exports to Armenia.

Lv J, Wong M, Hladunewich MA, et al. (2022-05-17). Effect of Oral Methylprednisolone on Kidney Function Decline or Failure in Patients With IgA Nephropathy. jamanetwork.com This randomized clinical trial examines the effect of oral methylprednisolone on the risk of major kidney outcomes, including 40% decline in eGFR, kidney failure (dialysis, transplant), or death due to kidney disease, and adverse effects in individuals with IgA nephropathy and proteinuria.

Staff (2022-05-17). Swedish foreign minister signs bid for NATO membership. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA) — Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde has signed a bid for the country's accession to NATO.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-17). Iranian, Saudi FMs to meet in Iraq in near future: MP. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA) — An Iranian lawmaker has said that the foreign ministers of Iran and Saudi Arabia will meet in Baghdad in the near future.

Staff (2022-05-17). SA, Kuwait eye on having talks on Arash gas field with Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA) — Saudi Arabia's energy minister Abdulaziz bin Salman Al Saud said that his country and Kuwait are willing to discuss the Arash natural gas field with Iran due to the common interests.

Staff (2022-05-17). Cuba reporta 46 nuevos casos de COVID-19, ningún fallecido y 110 altas médicas. cubadebate.cu Al cierre de este lunes 16 de mayo, Cuba reportó 46 nuevos casos de COVID-19, ningún fallecido y 110 altas médicas. Actualmente hay 404 casos activos, informó el Ministerio de Salud Pública (Minsap) en su parte diario este martes.

Umberto Mazzei (2022-05-17). Sobre la adhesión de Suecia y Finlandia a la OTAN. globalizacion.ca El bloque militar de la OTAN es veneno, no un antídoto para las preocupaciones sobre seguridad y paz en Europa. Asia, después de 20 años de guerras en Afganistán, vive en este momento una buena situación de paz y prosperidad…

Isabella Arria (2022-05-17). Mélechon logró la alianza de la izquierda para ganar las parlamentarias francesas. globalizacion.ca Jean-Luc Mélenchon, el líder de La Francia Insumisa, logró sumar al Partido Socialista (PS) a la coalición de izquierda que encabeza para las elecciones legislativas del 12 y el 19 de junio, en la que ya había sumado esta semana…

ecns.cn (2022-05-17). China's higher education enrollment rate reaches 57.8 pct. ecns.cn The gross enrollment rate of China's higher education hit 57.8 percent in 2021, compared with 30 percent in 2012, said the Ministry of Education on Tuesday.

C.J. Polychroniou (2022-05-17). Alicia Garza: "The Shooter Wrote a Manifesto, and My Name Was Included In It" truthout.org The 18-year-old white supremacist who traveled to Buffalo to shoot Black shoppers at the local supermarket didn't only target the 10 Black people whom he killed. His hate-filled manifesto made clear that he aimed to target all Black people in the U.S. — and also mass organizing for racial justice. | "Black communities and Black families must once again grieve the loss of loved ones — mothers, fathers, partners, siblings, friends — at the hands of white supremacy and racialized violence," Radical organizer and activist Alicia Garza, cofounder of Black Lives Matter and Principal of Black Futures L…

PACT (2022-05-17). Tuesday 5/17: Renters Rights Workshop – Fight Evictions & Access Housing! indybay.org In Person: Most Holy Trinity, San Jose, CA – Santisma Trinidad | Virtual: Zoom link us02web.zoom.us/j/89645398548?pwd=c3pCVH…

Staff (2022-05-17). VIDEO: Heavy dust storms in Syria leaves 10 dead. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA) — Heavy dust storms claimed the lives of 10 Syrian people.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-17). Hezbollah bloc secure 31 seats in Lebanon parl. elections. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA) — The Lebanese interior minister announced the results of the Sunday parliamentary elections on Tuesday afternoon with the coalition led by the Hezbollah and Amal movement gaining 31 seats.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-17). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Mohs surgery for melanoma. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Melanoma is the most serious type of skin cancer. It develops in the cells that produce melanin, the pigment that gives skin its color. Melanoma is one of the most common cancer types in the U. S. Roughly 2% of people will be diagnosed with melanoma of the skin at some point during their lifetime, according to the National Cancer Institute. Treatment for early stage melanomas usually includes surgery to remove the melanoma. Mohs surgery is a…

Amy Goodman (2022-05-17). Baby Formula Shortage Reveals Corporate Monopolies' Grip on Market. truthout.org House lawmakers have raised alarm over a nationwide baby formula shortage after a manufacturer in Michigan shut down over health concerns and was linked to the deaths of two infants. Advocates are calling for greater accountability and investigation into the manufacturer, Abbott Laboratories, even as the Food and Drug Administration is in talks to allow the plant to reopen. We look at how Abbott's grip on the market for baby formula, amounting to about 20% of all formula distributed in the U.S., contributed to the crisis. An overhaul to the system where the government subsidizes only a few formula brands can help…

Alexander Brown (2022-05-17). We don't want a nuclear submarine base on the NSW South Coast. greenleft.org.au Scott Morrison's naming of Port Kembla as one of three locations being considered for the new submarine base prompted activists in Wollongong to spring into action. Alexander Brown reports.

ecns.cn (2022-05-17). Green health code required on public transportations in Beijing. ecns.cn Starting Tuesday, passengers should show their green health codes before boarding buses and entering subway stations around the locked-down and controlled zones in Beijing. These measures involve 190 bus lines and 54 subway stations.

Staff (2022-05-17). Cuba e Irán fortalecen colaboración en el sector biotecnológico. cubadebate.cu La XVIII Comisión Conjunta de Comercio y Cooperación Económica Irán-Cuba, que sesionó del 15 al 17 de mayo en Teherán, y a la que asistió como jefe de la delegación el vice primer ministro Ricardo Cabrisas, tuvo como resultado la firma de 13 acuerdos, de acuerdo con un comunicado del Gobierno iraní.

Amiad Horowitz (2022-05-17). Why is there always money for war but never for people's needs? peoplesworld.org On Jan. 17, 1961, outgoing President Dwight D. Eisenhower appeared on national television to give his farewell address to the people of the United States. In this speech, the former five-star general turned Republican politician had a stark warning about the future: "In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted …

Staff (2022-05-17). Fidel hace 60 años: La Ley de Reforma Agraria significó para todos aquellos campesinos la desaparición de todo temor. cubadebate.cu Hoy se cumple el tercer aniversario de la promulgación de la Ley de Reforma Agraria. Para el momento en que se dictó aquella Ley, significó la misma un gran cambio en la economía y en la vida social de nuestro país. Esa Ley marcó el inicio de la lucha del imperialismo yanki contra nuestra patria; es decir que la Ley de Reforma Agraria fue el motivo de la guerra que los monopolios norteamericanos desataron contra nuestro país.

Staff (2022-05-17). SNB 61: Soplaron los vientos y Mayabeque aseguró boleto a la postemporada. cubadebate.cu Los vientos soplaron más fuerte que nunca esta tarde en el Nelson Fernández de San José de Las Lajas, y los Huracanes de Mayabeque hicieron naufragar a los Piratas de La Isla, para obtener así el boleto a la postemporada de esta Serie Nacional por primera vez en su historia.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-17). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: National Nurses Week. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org At Mayo Clinic, the Department of Nursing consists of over 22,000 people, including nurses, patient care assistants, patient care technicians and social workers. Like many health care professionals, the COVID-19 pandemic has been a stressful and challenging time for those in the department. "Throughout the pandemic, our nurses have continued to be there for their patients," says Ryannon Frederick, Mayo Clinic's chief nursing officer. "Our patient satisfaction actually increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. And that's…

Pappalardo F, Montisci A. (2022-05-17). Moderate Hypothermia vs Normothermia and 30-Day Mortality in Patients With Cardiogenic Shock Receiving Venoarterial ECMO. jamanetwork.com To the Editor The recently published HYPO-ECMO randomized clinical trial showed no significant change in 30-day mortality with early application of hypothermia compared with strict normothermia in patients with refractory cardiogenic shock treated with venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). Even though the application of hypothermia has influenced medical thought for years, evidence about hypothermia from randomized clinical trials in various settings is still conflicting. We have some comments about the HYPO-ECMO trial.

Staff (2022-05-17). Minsap informa que permanecen hospitalizados 12 lesionados por explosión en el hotel Saratoga. cubadebate.cu El Minsap informó que hasta las 10: 00 a.m. de este martes 17 de mayo, el conteo de lesionados por el accidente ocurrido el pasado día 6 en el hotel Saratoga es de 99, de los que 12 están hospitalizados en cinco instituciones habaneras y 41 recibieron el alta médica. La cifra de fallecidos por la explosión es de 46.

William Rivers Pitt (2022-05-17). It's Primary Night in Pennsylvania, and All Hell Is Set to Break Loose. truthout.org The congressional midterm elections are upon us again, with major primary votes taking place today in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Kentucky, Idaho and Oregon. Lovers of shame and schadenfreude will be tuned in to North Carolina, where scandal-factory Madison Cawthorn will find out For our purposes, however, we will stick to the Keystone state o…

Kerry Smith (2022-05-17). End trans hate, protesters say on IDAHOBIT. greenleft.org.au On International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia day, protesters affirmed they would not let politicians promote bigotry. Kerry Smith reports.

Anonymous103 (2022-05-17). Main Battle Tank Development Concept Of German Army (PART 2). southfront.org THE FIRST PART CAN BE FOUND HERE: Leopard II battle tank is pictured in action at the Oberlausitz training area in Weisskeissel. Source: Reuters | Written by V. Boryushin, V. Sokolenko; Originally appeared at Foreign Military Review #3 2019, translated by AlexD exclusively for SouthFront.The article was first published in July 2020…

ecns.cn (2022-05-17). China urges G7 to cease interfering in its internal affairs. ecns.cn

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-05-17). Tehran-Havana stress strengthening ports, maritime coop. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA) — Islamic Republic of Iran and Republic of Cuba emphasized the need for enhancing cooperation in the fields of ports and maritime.

Staff (2022-05-17). Cuba con 40 inscritos al Campeonato Iberoamericano de Atletismo. cubadebate.cu El atletismo cubano llegará con 40 representantes al XIX Campeonato Iberoamericano de Atletismo, pactado para este fin de semana en la ciudad española de Alicante, y que le servirá al deporte rey antillano como el gran debut internacional al aire libre del presente año.

Kungu Al-Mahadi Adam (2022-05-17). Opposition MPs put French diplomats on the spot over oil. plusnews.ug Members of the Opposition are concerned at France's reluctance to stop French companies from exploiting Uganda's fossil fuels in accordance with the Paris Climate Accords. The concern was raised in a meeting between the Opposition Cabinet and a delegation of French diplomats, including French senator, Olivier Cadic at Parliament on Monday May 16. "Coming from …

Anonymous103 (2022-05-17). Military Situation In Syria On May 17, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On May 17, the Russian Ministry of Defence recorded no hostilities and ceasefire violations in Idlib region in the past 24 hours; | On May 17, an SAA security officer was killed by an IED attack in the city of Daraa; | On May 17, Turkish drones targeted a house in the city of Tal Rafaat; | On May 16, the Russian Military Police and Turkish forces conducted a joint patrol in the eastern countryside of the city of Ain al-Arab; | On May 16, the US al-Shaddadi base reportedly…

Rick Rozoff (2022-05-17). U.S., Japan to affirm alliance in Eurasian meta-conflict, readiness to use nuclear weapons. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com In April, Yoshimasa Hayashi became the first Japanese foreign minister to attend a NATO ministerial when he traveled to Brussels. The United States should explore opportunities for Japan and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to further expand high-level diplomatic interactions and information sharing. Washington will reaffirm that if Japan is threatened with nuclear weapons, it …

Mark Gruenberg (2022-05-17). Mass march in L.A. underlines the problems of the poor. peoplesworld.org LOS ANGELES—Lucia Torres of Los Angeles helped the Poor People's Campaign bring home the problems poor and low-wealth people face in the richest nation in the world and the richest state, by gross domestic product, in the U.S. Torres, you see, lost her husband to the coronavirus pandemic, even though he may not be among …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-17). Mayo Clinic Minute: Can uterine fibroids affect pregnancy? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A uterine fibroid is a benign or noncancerous growth of the muscle portion of the uterus. While common, they may cause pain and excessive bleeding, and concerns about fertility and pregnancy for some. Dr. Michelle Louie, a Mayo Clinic gynecologic surgeon and fibroid specialist, says it is important to know your treatment options and work with a specialist. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute. youtu.be/RjubdzreMOE Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (: 57) is in the downloads at the end of…

Our Reporter (2022-05-17). NUP Accuses NRM, police of interference on Day 1 of Omoro campaigns. plusnews.ug Candidates vying for the Parliamentary seat in Omoro County kicked off campaigns on Monday ahead of the by-election slated for May 26. Six candidates are in the race to fill the Parliamentary seat that fell vacant after the death of the former legislator and Speaker of Parliament Jacob L'Okori Oulanyah who was also the MP …

ecns.cn (2022-05-17). China rejects U.S. bill to help Taiwan regain WHO observer status. ecns.cn

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-05-17). Iran, Oman stress developing transportation infrastructure. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA) — The two countries of Iran and Oman stressed the need to strengthen cooperation in the field of transportation infrastructures.

ecns.cn (2022-05-17). China accelerates implementation of fiscal, tax policies to stabilize growth. ecns.cn China has accelerated the implementation of a slew of fiscal and tax policies to shore up economic growth, a senior official said on Tuesday.

Students for a Democratic Society (2022-05-17). Monday 5/16: Defend Roe v. Wade. indybay.org Meet by the Olympic Power Statue at San Jose State University.

ecns.cn (2022-05-17). All 16 Shanghai districts record zero-COVID community transmissions. ecns.cn All 16 Shanghai districts have recorded zero COVID-19 community transmissions outside quarantine areas, said Zhao Dandan, deputy director of Shanghai Health Commission at a press conference Tuesday.

Michael Moore (2022-05-17). Carpenters campaign vs. wage theft yields big win in Illinois. peoplesworld.org SPRINGFIELD, Ill.—The Carpenters' high-profile nationwide campaign against wage theft by unscrupulous non-union construction contractors has produced at least one big win: An anti-wage theft law awaiting Illinois Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker's signature. And that's not all. Ramsey County, Minn. (St. Paul) District Attorney John Choi has hired an experienced special investigator of corporate finagling to …

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-17). Amir-Abdollahian invites Ghana soccer team to Kish Island. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA) — Foreign Minister of Iran Hossein Amir-Abdollahian met with Ibrahim Mohammed Awal, Ghana's Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture on Tuesday to discuss bilateral relations.

Build Housing Not Hotels Action Team (2022-05-17). Saturday 6/4: Build Housing Not a Hotel: Protest~Rally~Festival. indybay.org Santa Cruz Community Credit Union building, 324 Front Street, Santa Cruz…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-17). Mayo Clinic Minute: African Americans at higher risk of stroke. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org May is National Stroke Awareness Month. According to the CDC, a stroke occurs every 40 seconds in the U.S. Do you know that stroke is a leading cause of death and disability in the United States? A stroke happens when blood supply to the brain is interrupted or reduced, preventing brain tissue from getting oxygen and nutrients. This causes brain cells to become damaged or die. Risks of stroke vary by race and ethnicity. African American…

Staff (2022-05-17). Iran inaugurates Ababil 2 UAV production plant in Tajikistan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA) — The Ababil 2 UAV production plant was inaugurated in the Tajik capital of Dushanbe in the presence of Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Bagheri and defense minister of Tajikistan Sherali Mirzo.

Jon Wilson (2022-05-17). From social services to the arts, Chilean communists promote their dream. peoplesworld.org Following is the second article about the recent trip of a group of U.S. communists to Chile, a country where the left is a crucial force in the governance of the country. The group is part of the Hello Comrades project of the CPUSA's International Commission. The capital city of Santiago is divided into communes …

Staff (2022-05-17). øQuién salvará a mis estudiantes? cubadebate.cu Habrá quien piense que están perdidos y con desprecio mire sus irreverencias, o se escandalice porque no conocen determinada canción, determinada película, determinado nombre, determinado concepto… " øY quién los va a salvar?", insistirá aquel o aquella, más que por lo que ve, por lo que no ha visto.

ecns.cn (2022-05-17). Health experts back China's COVID-19 control policy. ecns.cn Two Chinese health experts have expressed confidence in China's epidemic prevention and control policy, saying that the country will win the battle against COVID-19 with continuous efforts.

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