2022-05-27: News Headlines

M.K. Bhadrakumar (2022-05-27). Ukraine after 90 days of war. peoplesdispatch.org The Western narrative that Russia is facing defeat at the hands of the Ukrainian military is falling apart. The contrived narrative that Ukraine was "winning" made Kiev delusional which in turn created conditions for Washington and London to extend the war and incrementally enter into it laterally and turn it into a war of attrition against Russia. | But the compelling reality is that the Russian forces are steadily seizing the upper hand in the battle for Donbass. The Ukrainian Defence Ministry spokesperson said on Tuesday that "the most active phase" of the Russian special operation has begun in Donbass. In mil…

Dave DeCamp (2022-05-27). US General Hints at Military Options to Help Export Ukrainian Grain. news.antiwar.com The US general nominated to be the next commander of NATO suggested in a Senate hearing on Thursday that he may offer military options to facilitate grain exports from Ukraine and help break Russia's blockade of Ukraine's southern coast. When asked what NATO could do about Russia's blockade, Gen. Christopher Cavoli, who currently serves as …

Dave DeCamp (2022-05-27). State Department Approves $2.6 Billion Helicopter Deal for Egypt. news.antiwar.com On Thursday, the Pentagon said the State Department approved a potential sale of CH-47F Chinook helicopters and related equipment to Egypt worth about $2.6 billion. The Pentagon's Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said the sale is for 56 Chinooks, which come with installed M-240 machine guns. The principal contractor for the deal is Boeing. The Chinook …

Anonymous103 (2022-05-27). Moldova Preparing For War (Videos). southfront.org U.S. Marines and Moldovan soldiers integrated to conduct an Anti-Armor Workshop in Balti, Moldova | The situation in Transnistria at the moment is quite complicated and tense. The AFU (Armed Forces of Ukraine) hold several military detachments on the border, which control the territory. The border with Moldova is one of the supply roads of equipment from Europe and a place of accumulation of Ukrainian resources for further redistribution to different fronts. However, it is impossible to state with absolute certainty that…

Contributing Writers (2022-05-27). Ukronazi Persecution of Russians in Mariupol. marktaliano.net READ MORE:

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-27). Russian Military Points to Presence of US-Funded Biolabs in Nigeria Amid Global Monkeypox Scare. libya360.wordpress.com Ilya Tsukanov The Russian military has spent over two months now detailing the extent and reach of the US military-biological research effort in Ukraine, revealing that the Pentagon has used the country as a testing ground for the study of deadly bioagents, and uncovering the tangled web of military, corporate, and political interests behind these…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-27). Operation Z is the Beginning of the End for Kiev's Eight-Year War Against Donbass. libya360.wordpress.com Ekaterina Blinova Russell Bentley, a volunteer fighter and blogger from the US in Donetsk People's Republic © Sputnik After eight years of their homes being shelled by the Ukrainian Army, Donbass inhabitants are hoping that Russia's special operation will put an end to this conflict, says Russell Bonner Bentley, an American volunteer who was given…

____ (2022-05-27). FDA Commissioner says unsanitary conditions at Abbott Labs Michigan baby formula factory were "shocking" wsws.org In testimony before a House subcommittee on Wednesday, FDA Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf said that the unsanitary conditions at the Sturgis, Michigan baby formula manufacturing plant of Abbott Labs were "shocking," and that the agency had "no confidence in the quality program at the facility."

Staff (2022-05-27). U.S. backs Kosovo joining NATO transitional program: new ambassador to bloc. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com EuractivMay 27, 2022 US backs Kosovo's plan to join NATO peace programme The US supports Kosovo's plan to join NATO's Partnership for Peace programme, US Ambassador Julianne Smith said on Thursday after Kosovo Prime Minister Albin Kurti expressed his country's desire to join. *** "The United States supports Kosovo's integration into European or Euro-Atlantic organisations …

Dave DeCamp (2022-05-27). Blinken Says China Poses Greater Long-Term Threat Than Russia. news.antiwar.com Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday delivered a long-awaited speech meant to outline the Biden administration's China policy and called Beijing "the most serious long-term challenge" to the US-led "international order." Blinken maintained that China is the administration's top priority despite all the support the US is giving to Ukraine in its fight against …

Kamran Siddiqi, Don Gross (2022-05-27). Chicagoans protest police shooting of 13-year-old boy. liberationnews.org As of this writing, the boy remains hospitalized in critical condition, and the identities of the officer and the victim have not been released to the public.

Amarynth (2022-05-27). Will NATO Aggression Force Russia to Extend the Special Operation Beyond the Ukraine? thesaker.is By Batiushka for The Saker Blog Introduction: The Three Aims The three aims of the Russian Federation's Special Military Operation in the Ukraine were clearly announced by President Putin at…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-27). "Colonial Habits Never Went Away": Lavrov in an Interview with RT Arabic — On the Mentality of the West, the Middle East, and Ukraine. libya360.wordpress.com Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's Interview with RT Arabic, Moscow, May 26, 2022 Question: Your recent visit to Algeria and Oman generated a lot of interest. What can you say about its results? Why did you decide to visit these states? Sergey Lavrov: We communicate with all interested countries. As for this tour, it was planned…

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-05-27). Former Virginia State Senator and Purple Heart Winner Warns: "We're at a 1914 Moment" covertactionmagazine.com Says sinking of Russian warship by Ukraine with aid of U.S. intelligence is tantamount to an act of war Colonel …

Staff (2022-05-27). Spain, Britain accuse Russia of challenging NATO's dominance in Africa. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Al-JazeeraMay 25, 2022 Spain, UK say Russian influence in Africa threatens NATO securityRussia's growing influence in Africa poses 'worrying' threat to security of NATO alliance, Spain and the UK's defence ministers say Russia's expanding influence and activity in Africa pose a "worrying" threat to the security of NATO countries along with its invasion of Ukraine …

Staff (2022-05-27). Georgian opposition pushes new war fronts in Caucasus, Moldova: PM. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Agenda.geMay 27, 2022 Georgian PM: Ukraine's Security Council Secretary "wishes to open second front" of war in Georgia, Moldova The Secretary of the Security Council of Ukraine has voiced a "wish to open a second front" of the war with Russia in Georgia and Moldova, Georgia's Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili said on Friday in comments …

Contributing Writers (2022-05-27). Russia Rewrites the Art of Hybrid War/By Pepe Escobar. marktaliano.net Pepe ESCOBAR May 23, 2022 Hybrid War is being fought predominantly in the economic/financial battleground — and the pain dial for the collective West will only go up. The ironclad fictional "narrative" imposed all across NATOstan is that Ukraine is "winning". So why would weapons peddler retrofitted as Pentagon head Lloyd "Raytheon" Austin literally beg since …

Nathan King (2022-05-27). The Heat: World Economic Forum 2022. america.cgtn.com Economic fears and the Ukraine conflict cast a shadow over the World Economic Forum.

Staff (2022-05-27). Sweden to host NATO Baltic war games. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. Department of DefenseMay 26, 2022 Sweden to Host Upcoming BALTOPS 22 NATO Exercise Early next month, NATO kicks off the 51st iteration of its annual Baltic Operations exercise, which this year runs June 5-17 in the Baltic Sea, Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby said. …"Participating nations will exercise a myriad of capabilities that …

____ (2022-05-27). Canadian imperialism's fascist friends—Part 5: Mobilize the working class against the US-NATO war with Russia and fascist reaction! wsws.org Exposing the decades-long alliance between the Canadian state and the Ukrainian far-right shock troops Ottawa and Washington have used to prepare, instigate and now wage war with Russia—Canadian imperialism's fascist friends—is essential to laying bare the true imperialist character of the present conflict and mobilizing the international working class to put a stop to it.

Staff (2022-05-27). ALBA-TCP repudia las exclusiones y trato discriminatorio en la Cumbre de las Américas. cubadebate.cu Los jefes de Estado y de Gobierno y los jefes de delegaciones de los países de la ALBA-TCP, reunidos en La Habana, el 27 de mayo de 2022, en su XXI Cumbre, rechazan la exclusión arbitraria, ideológica y políticamente motivada de varios de nuestros países de la denominada Cumbre de las Américas, que se efectuará en el mes de junio en Los àÅngeles.

Center for Biological Diversity (2022-05-27). Eastern Monarch Butterfly Population Up Slightly, Still Below Extinction Threshold. indybay.org WASHINGTON, May 24, 2022 — The yearly count released today of monarch butterflies that overwintered in Mexico continues to show imperilment for the migratory butterfly. This year's count of 2.84 hectares (7 acres) of occupied winter habitat is up slightly from last year but still below the 6 hectare threshold scientists say is necessary for the iconic pollinator to be out of the extinction danger zone in North America.

____ (2022-05-27). NATO chief urged to stop spreading smearing remarks targeting China: spokesperson. ecns.cn

Maureen Clare Murphy (2022-05-27). Will ICC help Israel get away with Shireen Abu Akleh's murder? electronicintifada.net Palestine is the "final test" of the international tribunal's threadbare credibility.

____ (2022-05-27). As Russia war rages on, US secretary of state declares China the "most serious long-term challenge" wsws.org In a reckless and belligerent speech, Blinken threatened that the US "will defend our interests against any threat."

____ (2022-05-27). UK cost of living surges, dwarfing Sunak's one-off payments. wsws.org Chancellor Rishi Sunak's £15 billion Cost of Living package will make barely a dent in the cost-of-living crisis engulfing tens of millions of people.

____ (2022-05-27). Body Brokers: The business of making billions out of drug addiction. wsws.org "This is a film about where capitalism fails addicts," comments the film's writer-director.

____ (2022-05-27). Comicomment: Who is the greatest propagator of disinformation. ecns.cn The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has announced "pause" of its Disinformation Governance Board, 21 days after creating it as a "national security" measure, according to media reports.

Joy D.M.R. (2022-05-27). Activists camp outside City Hall to protest homeless encampment evictions in Keene, New Hampshire. liberationnews.org Community organizers in Keene, New Hampshire, pitched tents in Central Square Park outside of Keene City Hall for an overnight protest on the evening of Saturday May 21 to draw attention to an impending eviction of a homeless encampment behind the local Aldi and Kohls.

Amarynth (2022-05-27). Hezbollah: 77 out of 128 MPs support resistance to Israel in new Lebanese Parliament. thesaker.is Description: Hezbollah's Deputy Secretary General, Sheikh Naim Qassem, asserted in a recent interview on Al-Manar TV, that 77 out of the 128 MPs in Lebanon's new Parliament support the strategic…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-05-27). What will happen to pandemic response after WHO and WTO meetings? peoplesdispatch.org Lauren Paremoer from the People's Health Movement South Africa talks about how the recent World Health Assembly and the Ministerial Conference of the WTO will have a major role in deciding the course of the response in case of new health emergencies and pandemics.

Peoples Dispatch (2022-05-27). At least 18 coal miners died in Pakistan this May. peoplesdispatch.org The Pakistan Mines Labor Federation estimates that every year, 100-200 mine workers lose their lives. At least 176 miners were killed and 180 injured in different accidents last year…

Staff (2022-05-27). Diosdado Cabello: Washington Has Not Lifted Any Sanctions Against Venezuela. orinocotribune.com Caracas, May 26, 2022 ( "The United States has not lifted any sanctions on Venezuela" said Cabello during the broadcast of his television program Con el Mazo Dando. "They have not lifted any sanctions against Venezuela, and knowing the gringos, I doubt, even if they gave their word, that they would respect it," he ad…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-27). ALBA-TCP Summit of the Americas Declaration. libya360.wordpress.com Kawsachun News ALBA-TCP Heads of State and Government meet in Havana. May 27, 2022. Photo: Presidencia de Cuba Cuba has once again hosted the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean that make up the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-People's Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP) for their 21st Summit. The main objectives of Friday's…

_____ (2022-05-27). Chronicle of the Taiwan Issue: the Role of the "Glass of Water" journal-neo.org The Taiwan cluster, i.e. one of the most important and dangerous in the current phase of the Great Game, and it's a highly dynamic one. Remarkable events follow one after the other, and at least the most significant ones cannot be overlooked. The level of "significance", in the author's view, is determined by the extent …

Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (2022-05-27). Igor Volsky on Ending Gun Violence, Pat Elder on Junior ROTC. fair.org This week on CounterSpin: CBS News' website featured a story about the "grim task" of planning funerals for 19 children—shot dead, along with two teachers, in a Texas elementary school on May 24—right next to a story about Oklahoma's governor signing the country's strictest abortion ban, the prominent sign behind him declaring "life is …

Ali Abunimah (2022-05-27). EU punishes Palestinian cancer patients to please Israel. electronicintifada.net European Parliament president denounced for junket that ignored crimes against Palestinians.

Ahmed Abu Artema (2022-05-27). West Bank restiveness a sign of changing times. electronicintifada.net Decades of oppression and persecution have failed to suppress Palestinian determination to be free.

Dean Baker (2022-05-27). Getting Rents Down, Converting Vacant Office Space to Residential. cepr.net There is good reason for believing that the prices of many items that drove inflation higher in the last year have stopped rising and are may even be going in the opposite direction. Used cars are the best example. The CPI index for used vehicles rose 40.5 percent from January 2021 to January 2022. In …

____ (2022-05-27). Vote NO on Chevron/USW sellout tentative agreement! Rally the tens of thousands of oil workers to join Richmond, California refinery strikers! wsws.org This TA is a slap in the face to oil workers. It is a testament to the duplicitous role the USW has played in isolating the struggle of oil workers.

____ (2022-05-27). UK: Arriva Yorkshire bus workers vote to strike against insulting 4.1 percent pay offer. wsws.org Handed an emphatic mandate by drivers, the first response of Unite the union was to scramble to try and avert strike action.

____ (2022-05-27). Australian Labor government already functioning as US attack dog in the Pacific. wsws.org Labor, before it has even secured a majority government, is on a foreign policy blitz aimed at shoring-up US and Australian hegemony over the Pacific.

____ (2022-05-27). CNH worker in Racine, Wisconsin, speaks out: "We need a much heavier strike" wsws.org A striking CNH worker in Racine, Wisconsin, recently spoke at length with the WSWS about dangerous and degrading working conditions and the need for a strategy to expand the strike.

____ (2022-05-27). US students walk out to protest gun violence, as police story of response to Uvalde massacre falls apart. wsws.org As police attempted to cover up their complicity in the massacre at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, thousands of students protested unending gun violence in mass walkouts.

____ (2022-05-27). Amazon's former CEO Jeff Bezos clashes with Biden on social media, denounces taxes on the wealthy and stimulus payments. wsws.org The Amazon founder and former CEO's feud with the Biden White House is completely self-serving and is meant to hide the shared class outlook of both the corporation and the Democratic Party.

____ (2022-05-27). "The lives of working class Americans are expendable to the ruling class"—US workers speak on Texas school massacre. wsws.org Manufacturing, health care, public education and other workers spoke against the conditions in the US that give rise to these eruptions of homicidal violence.

____ (2022-05-27). Germany's IG Metall union rejects seeking compensation for inflation through higher wages. wsws.org "Exorbitant inflation rates are not to be compensated for through collective bargaining," said Roman Zitzelsberger, the IG Metall's negotiator for pilot agreements.

____ (2022-05-27). Historian Timothy Snyder whitewashes the crimes of the Ukrainian far right. wsws.org For the past decade—in line with the political imperatives of the US-orchestrated 2014 Maidan coup that overthrew the elected pro-Russian government—Snyder has sought to manufacture a rosy narrative of Ukrainian nationalism as a heroic struggle for democracy.

____ (2022-05-27). Beyond the official clichés: The Texas school shooting reveals the advanced sickness of American society. wsws.org The American ruling elite, its politicians and its media outlets, have nothing insightful or useful to say about this most recent calamity.

____ (2022-05-27). The anti-democratic firing of Princeton professor Joshua Katz. wsws.org The firing of Princeton University classics professor Joshua Katz is an anti-democratic action and an attack on academic freedom and free speech.

____ (2022-05-27). Stop the sellout of the Ontario construction workers' strike! Build rank-and-file committees! wsws.org Construction workers seeking a way to fight back must take up a political struggle by establishing rank-and-file committees to unify their strikes with other sections of the working class who are also eager to fight back against decades of capitalist austerity.

Staff (2022-05-27). China dona 100 000 dólares a Cuba para enfrentar la pandemia y resarcir daños por accidente en el hotel Saratoga. cubadebate.cu La embajada de China en Cuba donó 100 000 dólares para respaldar el enfrentamiento a la covid-19, y el resarcimiento de los daños tras el accidente en el hotel Saratoga. Al entregar el cheque el embajador chino afirmó que esta ayuda es expresión de la amistad que une a ambos pueblos y gobiernos en el esfuerzo común por construir el socialismo.

SPACE (2022-05-27). Concord Under Coercion; Seeno & Phil Tagami Change CNWS Proposal. indybay.org CFP has completely altered their proposal and conditions for the Concord Naval Weapons Station redevelopment project. With this coercion tactic, council has to accept the terms or walk away. Pressure isn't the only thing being built. In the backdrop, a 90,000 square-foot private storage facility is being constructed on the other side of HWY-4, across from the CNWS site.

____ (2022-05-27). China's first salt cavern compressed air energy storage starts operation. ecns.cn China's first salt cavern compressed air energy storage started operations in Changzhou City, east China's Jiangsu Province Thursday, marking significant progress in the research and application of China's new energy storage technology.

____ (2022-05-27). Chinese scientists make breakthrough harvesting energy from sun, outer space cooling. ecns.cn Chinese researchers have developed a new type of material to absorb heat from the sun during the day and emit energy to outer space to harvest cooling at night in a novel approach for harvesting renewable energy, Xinhua news agency reported on Wednesday.

Staff (2022-05-27). Marrero Cruz recibió al primer ministro de San Vicente y las Granadinas. cubadebate.cu Con un fraternal saludo y la certeza de seguir consolidando los lazos de hermandad y cooperación, el miembro del Buró Político del Comité Central del Partido Comunista de Cuba y primer ministro, Manuel Marrero Cruz, recibió en la tarde de este jueves al doctor Ralph Everard Gonsalves, primer ministro y titular de Relaciones Exteriores, Seguridad Nacional, Asuntos Legales e Información de San Vicente y las Granadinas, quien se encuentra de visita oficial en nuestro país.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-27). Questions and answers about monkeypox. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Current concerns The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has indicated a U.S. resident tested positive for monkeypox after returning to the U.S. from Canada. The CDC also is tracking multiple clusters of monkeypox that have been reported in early to mid-May in regions that don't normally report monkeypox, including in Europe and North America. What is monkeypox? Monkeypox is an infection from animals caused by a virus closely related to the smallpox virus. Infection…

____ (2022-05-27). China releases medium-, long-term plan to develop philosophy, social sciences. ecns.cn China has released a medium- and long-term action plan to promote the high-quality development of philosophy and social sciences in the country's higher education system.

Eric Nepomuceno (2022-05-27). Se acelera la militarización del gobierno en Brasil. globalizacion.ca Desde principios de febrero Jair Bolsonaro, el ultraderechista presidente brasileño, viene reforzando de manera vehemente sus reiteradas muestras de agresividad y desequilibrio emocional. Ese cambio en su siempre muy oscilante postura se hizo más evidente a partir de la ejecución…

Staff (2022-05-27). Desde las redes: Las armas, principal causa de muerte entre niños de EE.UU. cubadebate.cu Aún estremecida por los 19 niños y sus dos maestras asesinadas a tiros en su escuela en Texas, hoy recibo este gráfico, aparecido en una publicación de New England Journal of Medicine. Muestra las principales causas de muertes pediátricas en Estados Unidos. Impresionante ver cómo las muertes causadas por armas de fuego son la principal causa de muerte en niños.

____ (2022-05-27). China's teenager Zheng stuns former world No. 1 Halep at Roland Garros. ecns.cn Chinese teenager Zheng Qinwen earned the biggest victory of her career at the French Open on Thursday, rallying to beat two-time Grand Slam winner Simona Halep 2-6, 6-2, 6-1 to reach the third round of the clay major.

Staff (2022-05-27). El tiempo: Calor, algunos chubascos y tormentas eléctricas en la tarde. cubadebate.cu 🌦Amanecerá con sol y algunas nubes en gran parte del país. Desde el final de la mañana se nublará en Isla de la Juventud, con algunos chubascos y tormentas eléctricas, que durante la tarde se extenderán a gran parte del país, principalmente en zonas del interior y costa norte.

Kungu Al-Mahadi Adam (2022-05-27). Russia: We stand with Africa's demands for complete liberation. plusnews.ug The Foreign Minister of Russia, Sergey Lavrov says his country stands with Africa on its quest for complete liberation from foreign interference. Lavrov made the remarks at a reception on the occasion of Africa Day on May 25. "Please accept my warmest wishes on Africa Day, a holiday symbolising the aspirations of the countries on …

BLM Houston, Moms Demand, MFOL, more (2022-05-27). Friday 5/27: #We Demand Justice: Protest Rally at NRA Covention in Houston (livestream). indybay.org Protest livestream and online actions…

____ (2022-05-27). U.S. lauds China's advances, but still seeks to contain it. ecns.cn While the U.S. secretary of state on Thursday praised China's emergence as a global power, he then alleged that it is a challenge to the "international order".

____ (2022-05-27). People mourn victims of elementary school shooting. ecns.cn People mourn the victims killed in an elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, May 26, 2022.

Staff (2022-05-27). PCR cubano para detección del SARS-CoV-2: Apuesta del Centro de Inmunoensayo por el desarrollo de la biología molecular (+ Video). cubadebate.cu El desarrollo del PCR cubano para la detección del gen de la envoltura del SARS-CoV-2, constituye la antesala del desarrollo de un conjunto de pruebas de PCR para diferentes enfermedades y un punto de partida en la estrategia de innovación en el área de biología molecular del Centro de Inmunoensayo.

Lee Siu Hin (2022-05-27). 5/26 Lee Siu Hin Journey to China 2022: My China Activism, Factfinding & Solidarity Workin. indybay.org My Shanghai Lockdown Life, Challenge and Community Spirit in Lockdown Shanghai at Socialist China…

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-05-27). Imperial materials scientist wins L'Oréal-UNESCO Women in Science fellowship. imperial.ac.uk Three Imperial scientists have been recognised in the 2022 L'Oréal-UNESCO Women in Science fellowships for engineering and life sciences.

Staff (2022-05-27). Séptimo cubano que se inserta en circuitos profesionales: Billy Rodríguez boxeará en Buenos Aires. cubadebate.cu Billy Rodríguez debutará en el pugilismo profesional el 5 de junio como contrario del local Sergio Daniel González, en programa pactado para Buenos Aires, la capital de Argentina. Será el séptimo exponente de la Federación Cubana de Boxeo implicado en circuitos profesionales después de la barrida (6-0) disfrutada por sus compañeros el 20 de mayo último.

Our Reporter (2022-05-27). Court halts Mabirizi's offensive communication trial. plusnews.ug The Buganda Road Grade One Magistrates Court has halted the proceedings in which City Lawyer Male Mabirizi is accused of offensive communication until further notice. Court presided over by Grade One Magistrate Sanula Nambozo on Friday halted the proceedings and forwarded the file to the Constitutional Court as requested by Mabirizi for its interpretation. The …

Staff (2022-05-27). Vale-No vale: Revendedores, precios elevados y distribución de productos en tiendas. cubadebate.cu Cubadebate continúa con su sección Vale-No vale para reconocer, una vez más gracias a los comentarios y correos de los lectores, todo aquello que vale porque mejora nuestras vidas, desarrolla el país o nos hace mejores ciudadanos, y señalar también todo lo que no vale y merece ser cambiado. Déjenos su comentario en este trabajo.

Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney (2022-05-27). The Gun Lobby, NRA and the Republicans Must Be Held Responsible for Gun Violence. indybay.org The Nation can NO longer sit silence as the GUN LOBBY, NRA and the REPUBLICAN PARTY allows the mass slaughter of our children and adults.

Staff (2022-05-27). Comienza III Taller Regional de Trabajo Comunitario Integrado de la región occidental del país. cubadebate.cu El III Taller Regional de Trabajo Comunitario Integrado (TCI) de la zona occidental del país, quedó inaugurado este viernes en la provincia de Matanzas, con el objetivo de compartir las mejores experiencias y fortalecer esta importante labor a nivel nacional. Los talleres de los consejos populares y municipales sentaron las bases para la celebración de los regionales.

Russell L. Blaylock (2022-05-27). The COVID Pandemic and the mRNA Vaccine: What Is the Truth? Dr. Russell L. Blaylock. globalresearch.ca The COVID-19 pandemic is one of the most manipulated infectious disease events in history. Official lies in an unending stream led by government bureaucracies, medical associations, medical boards, the media, and UN agencies.

Staff (2022-05-27). Falleció Conrado Martínez Corona. cubadebate.cu Cubadebate ha conocido del fallecimiento en La Habana del destacado revolucionario Conrado Martínez Corona, quien ocupó diversas responsabilidades en la UJC, el INDER y el Gobierno de la capital. En el año 2002 fue designado para dirigir el Buró de Convenciones de Cuba, otro cargo que cumplió con la seriedad y entrega que siempre le caracterizaron.

NARAL Pro-Choice California (2022-05-27). Wednesday 6/1: Call to Action: Help Get the Pro-Choice Legislative Package Passed in CA w/ NARAL. indybay.org Online action teach-in…

____ (2022-05-27). Over 100,000 Hong Kong, Macao residents update travel permit for Chinese mainland. ecns.cn

____ (2022-05-27). Detian transnational waterfall turns golden. ecns.cn Detian transnational waterfall, the 4th largest waterfall, is located on the Sino-Vietnamese border in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

____ (2022-05-27). Exposure to PM2.5 linked to Alzheimer's, research shows. ecns.cn The elderly and those vulnerable to risks of Alzheimer's disease need to better protect themselves from air pollution, according to a recent study led by Fudan University that showed long-term exposure to PM2.5 increased the risk of cognitive impairment.

Our Reporter (2022-05-27). Details: Pastor who disappeared With followers arrested. plusnews.ug A Pentecostal Pastor in Mityana District who allegedly disappeared with more than 20 followers of his church, has been arrested. Pastor Samuel Kalibbala was arrested on Friday morning with a group of 12 people at his home in Naama Village, Busimbi Division, Mityana Municipality. It is alleged that Pastor Kalibbala, his wife, and his children …

Anonymous (2022-05-27). Attack on Atlas Subsidary Office in Oakland. indybay.org Windows smashed at Atlas child engineering firm CEL in solidarity with Atlanta Forest Defenders. NO COP CITY.

____ (2022-05-27). Fan-shaped reservoir amazes visitors in Guangxi. ecns.cn After heavy rainfall in the past few days, water gushing out from 50 meters high Yuankou reservoir generated an amazing fan-shaped waterfall.

Staff (2022-05-27). XXI Cumbre del ALBA-TCP: Unidad e integración de Nuestra América. cubadebate.cu La XXI Cumbre del ALBA-TCP se realiza días antes de la IX Cumbre de las Américas, a celebrarse, en medio de incertidumbres, en Los àÅngeles, California, luego de que Estados Unidos insinuara, de forma unilateral, que no invitaría a Cuba, Nicaragua ni Venezuela a la cita. En este contexto de retroceso en las relaciones de EE.UU. con los países independientes y soberanos del continente, vuelven a La Habana jefes de Estado y de Gobierno de la región para continuar potenciando la unidad de América Latina.

Staff (2022-05-27). Los Warriors clasifican para las finales de la NBA, tres años después. cubadebate.cu En un partido de dos mitades absolutamente diferentes, Golden State Warriors terminó logrando una remontada de 19 puntos (la tercera más grande de su historia en playoffs) ante Dallas Mavericks para ganar por 126-117 como local y ponerse al frente por 2-0 en las Finales de la Conferencia Oeste.

Staff (2022-05-27). Concluye Feria Internacional Cuba Alimentos 2022 en La Habana. cubadebate.cu Hoy concluyó en La Habana la tercera edición de la Feria Alimentos Cuba 2.0 con la presencia de Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, primer secretario del Partido Comunista de Cuba y presidente de la República. El mandatario, acompañado por el ministro de la Industria Alimentaria, Manuel Sobrino, intercambió con varios expositores presentes en la cita.

Staff (2022-05-27). Captan espectacular escena de una cortina de "praecepitatio" en La Habana. cubadebate.cu En meteorología, la dicción praecipitatio indica una característica accesoria de las nubes que consiste en senderos de precipitación inclinados o verticales, unidos a la base de la nube y que se extienden hasta llegar a la superficie de la tierra o el mar. En el caso de la praecipitatio de esta espectacular imagen, proviene de una nube Cumulonimbus.

____ (2022-05-27). Sunken Japanese tour boat brought to port for investigations. ecns.cn The tourist boat that sank off Japan's northernmost prefecture of Hokkaido last month was raised from the bottom of the sea bed on the second attempt Friday and taken by barge to a local port.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-27). Helping children cope with school shooting: Tips for talking about tragedy. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org As the nation tries to comprehend the shooting at a school in Texas that claimed 21 lives, many are now trying to find ways to have conversations with their children to help them cope. Listening to your child at this time is important, says Dr. Paul Croarkin, a Mayo Clinic child psychiatrist. "Listening provides comfort, stability and safety for children," says Dr. Croarkin. All children have different communication styles. Initially, they may not want to discuss what…

Our Reporter (2022-05-27). JEEMA calls for proportional representation in gov't. plusnews.ug The Justice Forum Party (JEEMA) is mooting for a proportional representation electoral system to promote equality in the elections. The Proportional Representation-PR is an electoral system where the number of seats won by a party or group of candidates is proportionate to the votes received by the respective party or candidate that participates in an …

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-27). Questions and answers about monkeypox. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Current concerns The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has indicated a U.S. resident tested positive for monkeypox after returning to the U.S. from Canada. The CDC also is tracking multiple clusters of monkeypox that have been reported in early to mid-May in regions that don't normally report monkeypox, including in Europe and North America. What is monkeypox? Monkeypox is an infection from animals caused by a virus closely related to the smallpox virus. Infection…

____ (2022-05-27). Animal shelter closes in Shanghai. ecns.cn Shanghai's first makeshift shelter for animals closed on Thursday. The pet shelter received 55 animals when their owners were in quarantine.

____ (2022-05-27). China's growth remains a stabilizer for world economy. ecns.cn As the world economy struggles with a lingering pandemic and increasing headwinds, China is expected to continue to act as a stabilizer for the global economy with its sound long-term fundamentals.

Our Reporter (2022-05-27). Gov't orders striking Nurses, Midwives back to work or get fired. plusnews.ug The ongoing nurses and midwives strike is illegal. This is according to the Ministry of Public Service. The Ministry's declaration comes after nurses and midwives under their union, the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council on Tuesday laid down their tools due to the government's failure to reveal their salary increment in the next financial year. …

Staff (2022-05-27). Copa del Mundo de Canotaje: Cuba con cinco botes a discusión de medallas. cubadebate.cu Cuba cerró el segundo día de la Copa del Mundo de Canotaje de Poznan con cinco botes clasificados a la final, luego de avances conseguidor por Yarisleidis Cirilo en el C1-200m y de José Ramón Pelier y Serguey Torres en el C1-1000m. Desde la jornada inaugural ya la Isla tenía presencia asegurada en las finales del C2-500m para ambos sexos.

____ (2022-05-27). Hainan to start construction of commercial space launch site. ecns.cn South China's Hainan will begin construction of a commercial space launch site by the end of June, rapidly implementing the development of the Wenchang International Aerospace City, according to a press conference on Tuesday.

Arbor Day Foundation (2022-05-27). Wednesday 6/8: "Now is the Time for Trees": Live Book Event w/ author Dan Lambe, Arbor Day Foundation. indybay.org Books Inc., 1491 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA 94710…

Staff (2022-05-27). Festival Havana World Music reajusta programación y muda su sede al Coliseo de la Ciudad Deportiva. cubadebate.cu Tras varios días con anuncios de fuertes lluvias y tormentas eléctricas, el Comité Organizador del Festival Havana World Music decidió reajustar su programación y mudar su sede al Coliseo de la Ciudad Deportiva, donde podrá asegurar dos días de música y fiesta a los asistentes. Sábado 28 y domingo 29 tendrán lugar los conciertos de esta edición.

____ (2022-05-27). Vaccinations key to coping with COVID. ecns.cn Relying on infection with the Omicron strain to develop immunity to COVID-19 is a dangerous and flawed choice, a health expert said on Friday.

____ (2022-05-27). Some Shanghai students will return to school in June. ecns.cn High school students in grades 11 and 12 in Shanghai can return to school from June 6, and Grade 9 students will return on June 13, the Shanghai Education Commission announced on Thursday.

Staff (2022-05-27). Sesionó en La Habana XXI Cumbre del ALBA-TCP (+ Video). cubadebate.cu La XXI Cumbre de la Alianza Bolivariana para los Pueblos de Nuestra América-Tratado de Comercio de los Pueblos (ALBA-TCP), se inauguró este viernes en el Palacio de la Revolución de La Habana, donde se compartirán estrategias de desarrollo comunes y se analizará la situación política regional.

Peoples Dispatch (2022-05-27). Turkey seeks to normalize relations with Israel, says will work for two-state solution for Palestine. peoplesdispatch.org Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu became the first high level diplomat to visit Israel in the last 15 years since relations between both the countries deteriorated over the Israeli attack on Gaza in 2008 that killed over 1,400 Palestinians…

March for Our Lives (2022-05-27). Saturday 6/11: March for Our Lives 2022: Nationwide Protests to End Gun Violence. indybay.org In cities around the SF Bay Area, throughout CA and across the USA: http: //marchforourlives.com/march22…

Staff (2022-05-27). Lula lidera la intención de voto para las próximas elecciones en Brasil, según encuesta. cubadebate.cu Una encuesta del instituto Datafolha de Brasil registró este jueves que el líder del Partido de los Trabajadores, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, supera con más de 20 puntos en intención de voto al presidente Jair Bolsonaro, de cara a los comicios presidenciales que se celebrarán en octubre de este año.

Oakland Asian Cultural Center (2022-05-27). Saturday 6/11: Telling Our Stories: A Celebration of Oakland and Bay Area's Diverse Voices. indybay.org Oakland Asian Cultural Center is located on the 2nd floor of the Pacific Renaissance Plaza.

Brenda Norrell (2022-05-27). Navajo Grandmother Honored with International Uranium Film Fest Award. indybay.org Dine' grandmother Elsie Begay, 83, of Monument Valley was honored with the Honorary Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Uranium Film Festival. Begay received her award in Dine' and English languages yesterday. Indigenous People around the world have been targeted with uranium mining, nuclear dumping, and atomic bomb testing. Radioactive tailings left behind by reckless corporations are strewn on the Navajo Nation and around the world. The award presentation and speakers video is available to view.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-27). Helping children cope with school shooting: Tips for talking about tragedy. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org As the nation tries to comprehend the shooting at a school in Texas that claimed 21 lives, many are now trying to find ways to have conversations with their children to help them cope. Listening to your child at this time is important, says Dr. Paul Croarkin, a Mayo Clinic child psychiatrist. "Listening provides comfort, stability and safety for children," says Dr. Croarkin. All children have different communication styles. Initially, they may not want to discuss what…

SLAP (2022-05-27). Saturday 5/28: Support Oakland Parker Elementary Occupation-Stop The Public School Closures. indybay.org Oakland Parker Elementary School | 7929 Ney St. | Oakland…

Adriaan Alsema (2022-05-27). Colombia sees surge in political violence ahead of elections. colombiareports.com Violence and threats posed by illegal armed groups during the presidential elections has surged over the past few months, the Ombudsman's Office and non-government organizations warned. Multiple NGO's and the…

____ (2022-05-27). China's Zhongshan,Changcheng stations in South Pole maintain zero-COVID infection rate. ecns.cn China's Changcheng and Zhongshan research stations in the South Pole have maintained a "zero-infection" rate since the outbreak of the global pandemic, according to the country's National Medical Care and Research Center for Polar Expedition in Shanghai East Hospital.

The New Republic magazine (2022-05-27). Monday 6/6: On the Front Lines: Protecting Abortion Rights and Reproductive Freedom. indybay.org Online event…

Lynda Carson (2022-05-27). A peek into the California Department of Real Estate. indybay.org California Tenants — A Guide To Residential Tenants' and Landlords' Rights and Responsibilities.

Plus News (2022-05-27). NRM's Ojok wins Omoro County By-election. plusnews.ug The National Resistance Movement (NRM) party candidate Andrew Ojok Oulanyah has been declared the winner of the Omoro County Member of Parliament by-elections. Ojok, replaces his father Jacob Oulanyah, the former Speaker of Parliament who died in March in Seattle in the USA due to cancer. Ojok was declared the winner of the elections from …

____ (2022-05-27). Chinese FM underlines 'four upholdings' in ties with Pacific island countries. ecns.cn Visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Thursday that China will continue "the four upholdings" in developing its relations with the Pacific island countries.

____ (2022-05-27). BRICS countries vow to further strengthen education cooperation. ecns.cn A declaration has been signed by ministers of education from BRICS countries on the priorities and direction of future cooperation in the education sector.

____ (2022-05-27). Trade, supply chains get fillip in new push. ecns.cn China will roll out fresh measures to remove barriers in its foreign trade and bolster the stability of its supply chains, the Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday.

Carol. harvey (2022-05-27). Ordinary citizen Jeffrey Phillips is running for Congress against Nancy Pelosi. indybay.org

____ (2022-05-27). Colonial cemetery with 42 burials found in Peru. ecns.cn A group of Peruvian archaeologists has found a cemetery from the Spanish colonial era with 42 human burials in an old hospital built in 1552 in the historic center of Lima.

____ (2022-05-27). Chinese app developers cash in on Apple opportunities. ecns.cn Apple Inc said on Thursday its iOS app ecosystem has more than 5 million third-party developers in China, up from 4.4 million about a year ago.

Akio Tanaka (2022-05-27). Pacifica's General Counsel and the Bylaws Referendum. indybay.org In 2021, Pacifica members voted for the New Bylaws by a 6820 to 5471 margin. | Pacifica's General Counsel's arguments ruling the referendum lost do not hold up to scrutiny.

Brady United, Disarm Hate, Team Enough (2022-05-27). Wednesday 5/25: Vigil for Gun Violence Victims – SJ VTA Anniversary, Laguna Woods CA, Buffalo NY, Uvalde TX. indybay.org Foster City Recreation Center gazebo in Leo J. Ryan Memorial Park at 650 Shell Blvd., Foster City 94404…

____ (2022-05-27). Over 30 rock paintings discovered in Ningxia. ecns.cn Over 30 rock paintings featuring horse and deer patterns were discovered deep inside Helan Mountains in Shizuishan City, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.

Splcenter (2022-05-26). SPLC files amicus brief in suit against Florida's Stop WOKE Act. splcenter.org

Megan Squire, Michael Edison Hayden (2022-05-26). Alex Jones' Bitcoin Fairy Drops $8 Million in a Month on Infowars. splcenter.org Alex Jones' anonymous Bitcoin donor dropped nearly $6 million more worth of that cryptocurrency on the embattled extremist and has now given him close to $8 million in 26 days, Hatewatch has determined.

Splcenter (2022-05-26). Biden's executive order is a first step, but more reforms in federal policing are necessary. splcenter.org

Kenya Elliott (2022-05-26). Coward cops, government do nothing while children are massacred. liberationnews.org The tragedy at Robb Elementary School is heartbreaking. When one considers all the ways that this massacre was amplified by the inaction of the police and that gun manufacturers have legal immunity, it is also enraging.

Liberation Staff (2022-05-26). United States of Violence. liberationnews.org The socialist vision is to reduce and eliminate the violence to which millions are subjected on a daily basis…

1199SEIU (2022-05-26). Workers at Planned Parenthood file to join 1199SEIU. liberationnews.org Frontline workers seek union recognition to boost recruitment and retention efforts.

Ben Slowey (2022-05-26). Milwaukeeans voice their concerns in People's Platform Survey. liberationnews.org The Party for Socialism and Liberation Milwaukee conducted a People's Platform Survey with the goal to find the true needs, concerns and expectations of the city's working class.

Andrew Miller (2022-05-26). Kansas City renters establish citywide tenants' union. peoplesworld.org KANSAS CITY, Mo.—"A union means we are stronger together than we are as individuals," said Maya Neal, the master of ceremonies at the "Tenant Awakening" rally on Saturday, May 7. At the event, the K.C. Tenants organization, a conglomeration of multiple tenants groups across the Kansas City Area, announced that they were formally launching a …

H. Patricia Hynes (2022-05-26). Stop the Wars. Save the Planet. commondreams.org If humanity and much of life on Earth is to survive, we desperately need a climate revolution and a peace revolution.

Tom Gallagher (2022-05-26). Meanwhile, Back in Washington, and Somalia, and Syria, and Kenya, and … commondreams.org Most Americans appear to know far more of the activities of the Russian and Ukrainian militaries than they know about their own.

Catherine Atim (2022-05-26). MP Kalwanga arrested in Omoro. plusnews.ug Busujju County Member of Parliament, David Lukyamuzi Kalwanga has been arrested in Omoro county while monitoring the progress of polling in the area. The people of Omoro on Thursday went to polls to vote in a by election to fill the Parliamentary seat that fell vacant after the death of the former Speaker of Parliament, …

Brett Wilkins (2022-05-26). 'We Need Fewer Guns in Schools, Not More': Teachers Reject GOP Call for Armed Educators. commondreams.org "Teachers should be teaching, not acting as armed security guards," the president of a leading teachers' union asserted in the wake of the Robb Elementary School massacre in Texas.

Unicorn Riot (2022-05-26). Two Years After George Floyd. unicornriot.ninja

Brett Wilkins (2022-05-26). Ocasio-Cortez Endorses Entire Slate of Democratic Socialists in NY. commondreams.org "As AOC knows," DSA For the Many tweeted, "when we fight together, we win together!"

Beverly Gologorsky (2022-05-26). The Deep Need to Organize for a Better World. commondreams.org Sadly enough, progressive ideas aren't permeating our society anywhere near as quickly or defiantly as right-wing ones.

F. Douglas Stephenson (2022-05-26). Gunmaker Profits Soar as Bloody Massacres Proliferate. commondreams.org Gun supporters and expedient politicians who take NRA, firearms industry, and other military/industrial complex big donor money while expressing heartfelt prayers—are disingenuous, disgusting, and deserving of maximum shame.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-05-26). Desalination study could help engineers produce clean water more efficiently. imperial.ac.uk Scientists have shown how water passes through a filtration membrane during the process of desalination at a molecular level for the first time.

Mario Lubetkin (2022-05-26). Without Stopping War, Extreme Hunger Will Continue to Increase. commondreams.org Wars and conflicts have pushed more than 139 million people in 24 countries into acute food insecurity.

Robert P. Alvarez (2022-05-26). Canceling student debt would cost less than Trump's tax cuts for the rich. peoplesworld.org I borrowed money to pay for college. Like 45 million other Americans who did the same, I owe student loan debt. My generation was sold a pipe dream about what a degree could mean for our future. I wanted so badly for this dream to come true that I leapt at the opportunity to take …

Brett Wilkins (2022-05-26). 'No Time to Waste': New Nationwide March For Our Lives Protests Set for June 11. commondreams.org "Together, we rose up four years ago. One million of us demanded change. We built a movement. We voted for new leaders. And the gun deaths increased. Now is the moment we march again."

Michael Grabell (2022-05-26). The meatpacking industry's conspiracy to keep plants open during COVID-19. peoplesworld.org As hundreds of meatpacking workers fell sick from the coronavirus that was spreading through their plants and into their communities in April 2020, the CEO of Tyson Foods reached out to the head of another major meatpacker, Smithfield Foods, with a proposal. Smithfield's pork plant in Sioux Falls, S.D., had been hit particularly hard, and …

Julia Conley (2022-05-26). 'We Refuse to Go On Like This': US Students Walk Out to Demand Gun Control. commondreams.org "We are walking out because we refuse to accept a country where gunfire can ring out at any moment," said student organizers in California.

Mark Gruenberg (2022-05-26). Wisconsin video game firm workers unionize with CWA. peoplesworld.org MIDDLETON, Wisc.—By a 19-3 margin among 28 workers, employees at Activision's Raven Software video game studio in Middleton, Wis., voted to unionize with the Communications Workers' Game Workers Alliance. It was the alliance's third organizing win in the rapidly growing industry, but the first at "a major video game publisher," CWA said. But even as …

Julia Conley (2022-05-26). Faith Leaders, Teachers Mobilize for Protests at NRA's Houston Meeting in Wake of Uvalde Massacre. commondreams.org "Don't look away," said one advocacy group. "Rally against the NRA."

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-05-26). Healthcare staff complete Imperial programme to help them into research careers. imperial.ac.uk NHS staff working in a wide range of clinical specialities have graduated from an Imperial programme designed to support them into research careers.

Mark Gruenberg (2022-05-26). OSHA inspects less than one-half of 1% of firms yearly. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—In 2019, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration inspected fewer than one-half of 1% of U.S. firms it regulated, the non-partisan watchdog Government Accountability Office told Congress on May 25. And that's around its usual inspection percentage, GAO official Thomas Costa said. That pattern, combined with what one key lawmaker called "OSHA's own stumbles" and …

David Klepper, Ali Swenson (2022-05-26). GOP lawmakers and online trolls manufacture racist and transphobic Texas shooting conspiracies. peoplesworld.org PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP)—By now it's as predictable as the calls for thoughts and prayers: A mass shooting leaves many dead, and wild conspiracy theories and misinformation about the carnage soon follow. It happened after Sandy Hook, after Parkland, after the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting, and after the deadly rampage earlier this month at a Buffalo grocery store. Within …

Robert C. Koehler (2022-05-26). Beyond Gun Control, We Need Hatred Control. commondreams.org The lone wolves out there, the lost souls, who have chosen to play real war in response to their own demons, might seek another course of action if they had fewer political and corporate role models.

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