2022-07-29: News Headlines

Anonymous103 (2022-07-29). US Aircraft Carrier Group Heads Towards Taiwan As tension Over Nancy Pelosi's Possible Visit Continues To Grow. southfront.org The USS Ronald Reagan and its escorts left Singapore on Monday sailing northeast, according to ship tracking information. The ship's…

____ (2022-07-28). Xi speaks with Biden over phone. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke with U.S. President Joe Biden on the phone at the request of the latter on Thursday evening. The two presidents had a candid communication and exchange on China-U.S. relations and issues of mutual interest.

____ (2022-07-28). Chinese spokesperson slams NATO for strategic concept referring to China. ecns.cn A Chinese defense spokesperson on Thursday voiced firm opposition to certain content regarding China in a strategic concept document published by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).

Staff (2022-07-29). U.S. pushes for India to join NATO Plus arrangement. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Republic WorldJuly 27, 2022 US Lawmaker Ro Khanna Proposes India Be 6th Nation In NATO Plus To Bolster Defence Ties US Congressman Ro Khanna stated that he has proposed India become the sixth nation in the NATO Plus arrangement to strengthen the bilateral defence relations. US Congressman Ro Khanna on Tuesday stated that he has …


____ (2022-07-29). China, Russia pledge to enhance strategic communication, safeguard multilateralism. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov agreed on Thursday to further strengthen bilateral strategic communication and jointly promote the genuine multilateralism.

Anonymous103 (2022-07-29). Kiev Assassinated Dozens Of Its Own Azov Heroes (18+). southfront.org In the early morning of July 29, Kiev's forces shelled a detention center for Ukrainian prisoners of war (POWs) in the village of Elenovka in the Donetsk People's Republic. The blow was struck precisely at the barracks in which the captured soldiers of the Ukrainian Nazi Azov regiment were held. | The Russian Ministry of Defence confirmed the attack. According to the Russia's Defense Ministry and local authorities, Ukrainian troops used US-supplied HIMARS multiple rocket launchers to strike th…

Editor (2022-07-29). Lee Camp: The Shadow Bank That Owns The World. scheerpost.com By Lee Camp / Behind the Headlines…

Editor (2022-07-29). Ralph Nader: Keep Calling Powerful Players—Even If They Won't Answer. scheerpost.com By Most of us play both roles of the Caller and Callee. Guess which role rules? The Callee. I've lost count of how many older adults tell me, week after week, how hard it is to get through to powerful Callees. Especially by telephone! The latter include your local electric, gas and telephone company, your bank and insurance compa…

Editor (2022-07-29). Callers Say "Can't Get Through" Callees Say "Don't Want to Let Them Through" scheerpost.com By Most of us play both roles of the Caller and Callee. Guess which role rules? The Callee. I've lost count of how many older adults tell me, week after week, how hard it is to get through to powerful Callees. Especially by telephone! The latter include your local electric, gas and telephone company, your bank and insurance compa…


WSWS (2022-07-29). Biden's infection and the horrific reality of "forever COVID" wsws.org The infection of US President Joe Biden has prompted the White House to openly state their criminal new policy towards the pandemic: everyone will get infected with COVID-19, repeatedly, year after year, forever.

Martha Grevatt (2022-07-29). Italian government arrests militant unionists. workers.org Six union leaders were placed under house arrest in Piacenza, Italy, in the early morning hours of July 19, under orders from the local prosecutor's office. Two are members of USB (Unione Sindacale di Base), and four belong to SI Cobas, two militant unions that represent workers in the logistics . . . |

Contributing Writers (2022-07-29). Our Retirements Gone? Where Did the 21 Trillion Go?/By Justus R. Hope, MD. marktaliano.net Original Link Here: Our Retirements Gone? Where Did the 21 Trillion Go? | Columnists | thedesertreview.com As anyone making a tight family budget knows, there are only two ways to balance it. The first is to increase income. The second is to decrease spending. Unfortunately, Catherine Austin Fitts says our government chose the latter to …

Anonymous103 (2022-07-29). Ukrainian Gas Industry Failed. southfront.org Zelensky addresses members of the Norwegian parliament | Written by The Norwegian government refused to supply Kiev with about five billion cubic meters of gas for the heating season of 2022-2023. Despite Zelensky's held the ground before the Norwegian parliament and expressed confidence in long-term bilateral cooperation in this area, the Norwegian leadership, after consulting with its oil and gas industry representatives…

Jason Ditz (2022-07-29). 17 Killed in Fighting in South Syria. news.antiwar.com Two days of fighting raged in Sweida, in southern Syria, where pro-government fighters clashed with locals in the Druze-majority province. Ten of the killed were government fighters and the other seven were local. A dozen combatants were wounded. Unconfirmed reports say as many as 40 civilians were also wounded. | Fighting in SW Syria has been off and on throughout the war, but this is the first clash in awhile, as pro-government forces largely control the area. Many rebel-leaning…

WSWS (2022-07-29). Sri Lankan regime extends its arrests of leading anti-government protesters. wsws.org While the repression is targeting protest activists, government moves are in preparation for a far broader crackdown on the working class.

Editor (2022-07-29). Katie Halper: Trump 'Broke Liberals' Brains'. scheerpost.com Katie Halper. [Womens Media Center] | Click to subscribe on: Katie Halper needs no intro…

Ron Forthofer (2022-07-29). Lessons from recent US history. dissidentvoice.org For much of the period since the breakup of the Soviet Union, the US was politically, militarily and economically unchallenged. The US was now the world's hegemon and, to remain dominant, it couldn't allow powerful challengers to arise. This goal meant that the US viewed the relationship with nations such as Russia and China as …

Vijay Prashad (2022-07-29). All That I Ask Is That You Fight for Peace Today. dissidentvoice.org Fuyuko Matsui (Japan), Becoming Friends with All the Children of the World, 2004. The fragility of Europe's energy supply has once again been on display in recent months. Gas shipments through the Nord Stream 1 pipeline, which runs from Russia to Germany, were reduced to 40% of capacity in June, a cut that Moscow said …

Vijay Prashad (2022-07-29). All that I ask is that you fight for peace today: The Thirtieth Newsletter (2022). mronline.org Gas shipments through the Nord Stream 1 pipeline, which runs from Russia to Germany, were reduced to 40% of capacity in June, a cut that Moscow said was due to delays in the servicing of a turbine by the German firm Siemens.

_____ (2022-07-29). Will Christina Quinn Impose US-style Democracy on Armenia? journal-neo.org The US has made no secret of its wish to push Armenia from Russia's sphere of influence, and in order to boost its efforts Washington plans to make some staffing changes at its embassy in Yerevan. Specifically, it intends to strengthen its core of "experienced personnel" who have already been trained in anti-Russian activities in …

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2022-07-29). How Medicine Was Corrupted: Difficult Times Ahead — How to Break Free From the System. globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-07-28). China, Uzbekistan reach consensuses on strengthening ties. ecns.cn China and Uzbekistan reached a series of consensuses on raising bilateral relations to a higher level during Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi's visit to Tashkent on Thursday.

Global Research News (2022-07-29). Selected Articles: DARPA, Insects, Mad Science, and Us: Nowhere to Hide. globalresearch.ca By You may think that you have seen it all but here is a great idea. Take some insects, infect them with a genetically modified …

TeleSUR, gao, SH (2022-07-29). Ascienden a 53 los reos muertos tras ataque ucraniano en Donetsk. telesurtv.net Según autoridades de Donetsk, el ataque de Kiev contra una prisión en Yelénovka, donde había prisioneros de guerra ucranianos, dejó 75 heridos.

TeleSUR, gao, SH (2022-07-29). Ataque ucraniano deja 40 prisioneros muertos en Donestk. telesurtv.net De acuerdo a las autoridades de Donetsk, el ataque contra una prisión en Yelénovka dejo más de 100 heridos.

_____ (2022-07-29). West Prepares To Plunder Post-War Ukraine. popularresistance.org While the United States and Europe flood Ukraine with tens of billions of dollars of weapons, using it as an anti-Russian proxy and pouring fuel on the fire of a brutal war that is devastating the country, they are also making plans to essentially plunder its post-war economy. | Representatives of Western governments and corporations met in Switzerland this July to plan a series of harsh neoliberal policies to impose on post-war Ukraine, calling to cut labor laws, "open markets," drop tariffs, deregulate industries, and "sell state-owned enterprises to private investors." | Ukraine has been destabilized by violen…

Contributing Writers (2022-07-29). Kiev Eliminates POW Witnesses/ Commentary and Photos by Eva Bartlett. marktaliano.net Reality Theories, Eva K Bartlett, [2022-07-29 11: AM][ Album ]*Warning, graphic photos in this post. Pretty horrific scenes today at the detention center near the village of Yelenovka which Ukraine bombed late last night with American HIMARS. Press Secretary of the DPR Military Command, Eduard Basurin, said there are a confirmed 53 Ukrainian POWs dead, …

Connor Freeman (2022-07-29). Blinken Holds First Call With Lavrov Since February, Ceasefires Not Discussed. news.antiwar.com During a news conference on Friday, Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced he held a call with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov on a potential bilateral prisoner exchange. A State Department official said the call lasted approximately 25 minutes. Washington and Moscow's top diplomats discussed the Ukrainian grain export deal brokered by the UN and …

____ (2022-07-29). Ukraine's GDP to drop 33.4 pct in 2022: central bank. ecns.cn Ukraine's gross domestic product (GDP) will drop by 33.4 percent this year amid the Russia-Ukraine conflict, the National Bank of Ukraine said on Friday.

Staff (2022-07-29). Head of NATO Military Committee attends Indo-Pacific Chiefs of Defence Conference for first time. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOJuly 28, 2022 First Chair of the Military Committee to attend Indo-Pacific Chiefs of Defence Conference From 25 to 27 July 2022, Admiral Rob Bauer, Chair of the Military Committee attended the 24th annual Indo-Pacific Chiefs of Defence Conference in Australia. On the sidelines of the conference, he met with NATO Partners' Chiefs of Defence …

_____ (2022-07-29). Is Private Equity's Employee Ownership Plan The Real Deal? popularresistance.org In April, 19 private equity firms committed to providing equity shares to employees at some portfolio firms, as part of the new nonprofit Ownership Works initiative, which has a goal of creating $20 billion in wealth for low- and moderate-income workers over the next decade. Seems like good news. But we urge impact investors to be skeptical. | The industry that has done the most damage to job quality and worker security over the last two decades claims to be reversing course. And there will be workers who see a nice hit of cash. But ownership? Not really. What these PE firms are doing falls far short of what auth…

CounterSpin (2022-07-29). Vivek Shandas on Climate Disruption & Heat Waves, Jamie Kalven on Laquan McDonald Coverup. fair.org NBC Nightly News ( This week on CounterSpin: In what is being reported as an "abrupt" or "surprise" development, Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, whose shtick relies heavily on legislative roadblocking, has agreed to sign on to a package that includes some $369 billion for "climate and energy proposals." | The New York Times The package…

Mark Gruenberg (2022-07-29). Healthcare costs could drop due to Schumer-Manchin compromise. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—A budget deal brokered between Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and key dissident Democrat Joe Manchin of West Virginia would let Medicare negotiate lower drug prices with Big Pharma, impose a minimum 15% corporate tax on billion-dollar firms, and allot $369 billion for energy security and to battle climate change. As a result, Democratic …

____ (2022-07-29). China records nearly 1.17 bln urban cinemagoers in 2021: report. ecns.cn China's urban cinemagoers numbered nearly 1.17 billion in 2021, up 113 percent from 2020 and ranking first globally, according to a report released on Thursday.

Contributing Writers (2022-07-29). FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWednesday, September 2, 2009. marktaliano.net Justice Department Announces Largest Health Care Fraud Settlement in Its History Pfizer to Pay $2.3 Billion for Fraudulent Marketing Original Link Here: Justice Department Announces Largest Health Care Fraud Settlement in Its History | OPA | Department of Justice WASHINGTON — American pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc. and its subsidiary Pharmacia & Upjohn Company Inc. (hereinafter …

WSWS (2022-07-29). BT workers speak from the picket lines in first UK-wide strike in 35 years. wsws.org The day before the strike action BT reported quarterly after-tax profits to June of £422 million (up from £388 million) on top of the £1.3 billion from last year.

Dave DeCamp (2022-07-29). Japanese Lawmakers Make Rare Taiwan Visit to Discuss Potential Conflict. news.antiwar.com A group of Japanese lawmakers Members of the Japanese delegation, which included former defense ministers, said the purpose of the visit was to discuss a potential conflict breaking out in the region. | "We need to think ahead about what kind of situations could happen, what kind of laws and agreements we should prepare,…

Jason Ditz (2022-07-29). Turkey Threatens North Syria Intervention, Drone Strike Kills Four. news.antiwar.com Four Kurdish force members in northern Syria were War is always on the horizon in any Kurdish territory near Turkey. With the Turkish forces already engaged in an operation in Iraq, Turkish officials say that a new military campaign in Syria could begin " The Syrian force…

Jason Ditz (2022-07-29). Turkish FM: Turkey Would Support Assad Against Kurdish SDF. news.antiwar.com In a TV interview once again emphasizing a Syria operation could happen at any time, Turkish FM Mevlut Cavosoglu reported Turkey That brings Turkey's involvement in Syria full circle. Early in the Syrian Civil Warm Turkey broke with Assad and backed the Sunni rebels, reasoning they'd be more anti-Kurd if they won. | They didn't win though, and as Turkey moved against the Kurds with rebel-backed offensives, they naturally aligned with the…

Mark Weisbrot (2022-07-29). The Fed Will Be to Blame if the Economy Crashes Into a Recession. commondreams.org We don't need a recession—which would be devastating—to solve our inflation problem.

Ellen Brown (2022-07-29). Interest Rate Hikes Will Not Fix Inflation. commondreams.org Rather than making money harder to get, the U.S. government needs to focus on the other side of the demand vs. supply equation.

Julia Conley (2022-07-29). Advocates Slam $0 for Child Care in Manchin Anti-Inflation Package. commondreams.org "It is a complete shame that the Senate's Inflation Reduction Act does not include inflation-fighting funding for child care."

WSWS (2022-07-29). Australia's Labor treasurer declares working people must swallow "tough medicine" amid inflation crisis. wsws.org Chalmers reiterated Labor's commitment to an austerity agenda aimed at forcing the working class to pay for the deepening economic crisis, but the financial press has complained that he did not outline concrete measures to carry this out.

Josef Thoman, David Goessmann (2022-07-29). Energy crisis: market intervention by policymakers is necessary. indybay.org We are in the middle of a multiple energy crisis. The supply of energy is in danger, and prices will continue to rise. This is not only a problem for private households and companies; rather, there is a danger that the persistently high inflation will become entrenched. Then we will be faced with a severe economic depression.

Ellen Brown (2022-07-29). Interest Rate Hikes Will Not Save Us from Inflation. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2022-07-29). US economy starting to move into recession. wsws.org According to Commerce Department data released yesterday, US gross domestic product contracted at an annualised rate of 0.9 percent in the three months to June, following a 1.6 percent contraction in the first quarter.

Cygaelle Bergado (2022-07-29). Filipinos Call Out Marcos-Duterte Government in War-Torn Philippines. towardfreedom.org Hours before Filipino President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos, Jr., gave his first State of the Nation address on July 24, Filipino people throughout the world protested. They held their own "People's State of the Union Address," or PSONA. Claudia Jones Editorial Intern Cygaelle Bergado reports from New York City.

Editor2 (2022-07-29). How the US Is Killing Its Principal Competitor — The EU. orinocotribune.com By Vladimir Danilov Jul 24, 2022 | It will hardly be a revelation for anyone that the United States, being historically the "stepchild" of Europe from where the mass-scale population of the New World began, has always manifested a jealous attitude towards their Alma Mater. This process has especially aggravated in the recent decades when America entered the path of severe competitive struggle with Europe in economics, trade and for global domination. | By pursuing the policy of weakening of the national elites and economy of the European countries, the United States managed to remove Europe from among its c…

Toward increased Networking (2022-07-29). Online events w) Kshama Sawant, Eric Blanc, Karen M. Woolf, Jamal Abdi, Andrea Vetter, etc. indybay.org Here are some 8 online events taking place over the next week (and starting at 3: 00 pm today, July 27th), featuring people such as Kshama Sawant, Eric Blanc, Karen McCarthy Woolf, Jamal Abdi, Drew Pendergrass, Matthew Huber, Andrea Vetter, Olúf·∫πÃÅmi O. Táíwà≤, and many others. | These events are hosted from various locations all across the country, as well from Canada and the UK (however, the listed times are all for our "Pacific time zone"). Of course, feel free to share this info with others who might be interested in it.

_____ (2022-07-29). An Interview With John Pilger On Julian Assange. popularresistance.org Last month, British Home Secretary Priti Patel approved Assange's extradition to the US, where he faces 175 years imprisonment under the Espionage Act for publishing true information exposing American war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan. As Pilger explains, Patel's order will be the subject of a further appeal, but the British judiciary that will adjudicate has facilitated Assange's persecution every step of the way. This underscores the urgency of a political fight to free Assange, based on the powerful struggles of the working class that are emerging all around the world. | Pilger began his media career in the l…

_____ (2022-07-29). Junior Doctors In The UK Protest Government Disregard. popularresistance.org On Monday, July 25, junior doctors in London organized a protest march in the city demanding a pay rise. Under the banner of the Doctors Vote campaign, they took out a march from the Department of Health and Social Care Office to Downing Street. The doctors warned of more actions, including strikes, unless their long pending demand for pay restoration is met. Doctors from the British Medical Association (BMA), Doctors' Association UK, and trade unionists and activists from Unite the union, Unison, Socialist Party, and others also took part in the protest march in solidarity with the junior doctors. | Working clas…

Jenna McGuire (2022-07-29). Mediterranean Sea Ecosystem Threatened by Heat-Induced 'Marine Wildfire,' Scientists Warn. commondreams.org Ocean researcher David Diaz said such ocean heatwaves were "the equivalent of underwater wildfires, with fauna and flora dying just as if they had been burned."

Eric A. Gordon (2022-07-29). 'Trouble the Water' world premiere recounts life of Black hero Robert Smalls. peoplesworld.org TOPANGA, Calif. —— Robert Smalls (1839-1915). Ever heard of him? Me neither. If you have, you're better educated than I am, that's for sure. But thanks to Trouble the Water, the 2019 award-winning historical novel by Rebecca Dwight Bruff, and now to the rich, panoramic stage work freely adapted from it by Ellen Geer, the …

Staff (2022-07-29). Iranian, Azerbaijani warships to attend Russian naval parade. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) — Iranian and Azerbaijani combat ships will participate in Russia's naval parade on the Caspian Sea for the 1st time.

LEWIS (2022-07-29). New York Post's editorial should worry Trump. indybay.org After everything Donald Trump has done from his seemingly open embrace of bigotry to his failed handling of Covid-19 (which polls show most Americans were critical of) to his efforts to thwart democracy it's hard to believe that anything could siphon…….

Human Agenda (2022-07-29). Saturday 8/13: Hot Topic: The New Civil War. indybay.org Roosevelt Community Center | 901 East Santa Clara Street | San Jose, CA 95116…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-07-29). AB 1655 – California Juneteenth Holiday Bill, "Official" vs. "Optional" indybay.org The State of California Legislature is considering Assembly Bill 1655, amended several times, yet still "official" vs. "optional" is the salient consideration. Governor Newsom can help align California Law with Federal Law or sign a separate and unequal "California Grown" construct without consideration for our unique "California Journey from Slavery to Freedom." Nearly 2,000 United States Colored Troops served from California in the bloody and costly US Civil War. USCT were reportedly part of the margin for victory that helped preserve the Union, while ending "legal" slavery throughout America. Slavery in Califo…

Brett Wilkins (2022-07-29). Anti-War Voices Warn Against 'Insanely Provocative' Pelosi Visit to Taiwan. commondreams.org "A trip to Taiwan by the most powerful member of Congress undermines that long-standing U.S. policy and increases the risk of another war."

Anonymous669 (2022-07-29). New Turkish Drone Strike On Northeastern Syria Leaves Four SDF Security Personnel Dead. southfront.org Click to see full-size image. Source: the Hawar News Agency. | On July 28, four personnel of the Asayish, the internal security service of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), were killed when a Turkish combat drone targeted their vehicle in the northern countryside of Syria's Raqqa. | The vehicle was targeted as it was passing near Tell al-Samn refugee camp to the south of the town of Ain Issa, the capital of the SDF's Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria. | Three of the Asayish personne…


Staff (2022-07-29). Iran's new representative to IAEA appointed. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) — Mohsen Naziri Asl was appointed as Iran's new representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Editor (2022-07-29). Sanctions had no effect on Moscow yet Europe lost 4 governments: Orban. mronline.org The Western strategy to weaken Russia backfires on Europe.

Editor2 (2022-07-29). EU Member Resumes Sanctioned Goods Transit. orinocotribune.com The move follows EU clarifications on rail shipments to the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad | Lithuanian Railways resumed the transit of sanctioned goods from Russia to its exclave of Kaliningrad, starting on July 22, Mantas Dubauskas, spokesman for LTG Cargo, the freight subsidiary of Lithuanian Railways, said on LRT TV on Friday. | "Customers are informed that it is already possible to transport, since we have received [EU] clarifications… If clients make it in time to transport [the cargo] today, then it is possible that some products will be shipped today," Dubauskas said, as cited by TASS. | On June 18, Lit…

Anonymous669 (2022-07-29). Russia To Improve Krasnopol Laser-Guided Artillery Round. southfront.org Work is undergoing to develop the 2K25 Krasnopol precision-guided artillery round, CEO of Russia's defense giant Kalashnikov Concern, Vladimir Lepin, said in an interview with Kalashnikov magazine published on July 28. | Lepin said that the artillery round will get an extended firing range, greater firepower and higher firing efficiency after its upgrade."Today we are at the final stage of the experimental design work on the modern modification of the Krasnopol precision-guided shell, under which the Kalas…

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2022-07-29). Russia's Vostok 2022 Has Big Messages. globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-07-29). Topic For Friday. Tony Blinken's Song;)). smoothiex12.blogspot.com Pick up the phone, What a great tune from F.R. David. See Russian Foreign Ministry transcript, LOL. Oh, the eighties…

Lucas Leiroz de Almeida (2022-07-29). Zelensky Poses for Magazine as His Country Collapses. globalresearch.ca

Binoy Kampmark (2022-07-29). Facial Recognition Technology Down Under. dissidentvoice.org The language is far from reassuring. Despite being caught red handed using facial recognition technology unbeknownst to customers, a number of Australia's large retail companies have given a meek assurance that they will "pause" their use. The naughty will only show contrition in the most qualified of ways. It all began with an investigation by …

Brett Wilkins (2022-07-29). 'This victory is historic': Massachusetts Trader Joe's becomes first to unionizeÔøº. nationofchange.org "Our worker-led union ensures that we are protected and properly compensated—on our terms," explained a crew member at the Hadley store.

Chris Wright (2022-07-29). Organized Labor and the Crisis of Democracy. dissidentvoice.org We live in a time when it's become a boring cliché to say that democracy is under attack. Whether it's an ultra-reactionary Supreme Court, a nationwide Republican assault on voting rights, a MAGA movement that hopes to put an amoral power addict back in the presidency in 2024, a gathering backlash against women's rights and …

Cristen Hemingway Jaynes (2022-07-29). Could tolerant and peaceful bonobos be the model for human peacemaking? nationofchange.org "Both chimpanzees and bonobos are our closest living relatives and therefore studying their social systems and behavior can allow us to trace the evolutionary trajectories of certain phenomenons."

| Reuters | (2022-07-29). China to resume visa issuance to Afghans, exempt Afghan imports from tax. tribune.com.pk China will resume issuing visas to Afghans from August 1 and allow 98% of Afghan imports to enter tax free, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Friday. | Foreign Minister Wang Yi announced the measures when he met Afghanistan's Taliban-appointed foreign affairs chief in Uzbekistan on Thursday, according to a statement on the ministry website. | Wang also told acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi that China supports extending the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor into Afghanistan, the statement said. | He also reiterated a call for the West to stop imposing sanctions against Afghanistan. | Afghanistan's ec…

Editor (2022-07-29). The value of the federal minimum wage is at its lowest point in 66 years. mronline.org The value of the federal minimum wage has reached its lowest point in 66 years, according to an EPI analysis of recently released Consumer Price Index (CPI) data.

David Ridley (2022-07-29). Rebuilding collective intelligence. mronline.org Human capital theory cannot solve our economic woes. David Ridley says we need a socialist alternative.

Editor (2022-07-29). Despite domestic priorities, RBI will have to follow the U.S. Fed. mronline.org India will have to respond by increasing interest rates further sooner rather than later. Higher U.S. interest rates make global capital abandon other countries and rush to American bonds whose market yields have doubled at the shorter end.

Peoples Dispatch (2022-07-29). U.S. political prisoner Mutulu Shakur has six months to live. Will courts finally grant compassionate release? mronline.org Renowned revolutionary leader and health worker Mutulu Shakur has spent over three decades in prison. As his cancer worsens, activists are demanding his release.

_____ (2022-07-29). Chicago Mandated Contracts For Domestic Workers. popularresistance.org Chicago, Illinois – As of Jan. 1, 2022, a new ordinance took effect in Chicago aimed at bringing much-needed accountability to an industry that has been, by and large, treated as part of the informal economy: domestic work. Domestic work covers a range of jobs, from nannies and home-caregivers to home cleaners, but domestic workers themselves—the majority of whom are people of color and the vast majority of whom are women—are not protected by most labor laws and are frequently subjected to rampant wage theft and harassment. The Chicago ordinance requires employers to provide workers, regardless of the…

_____ (2022-07-29). Every Boss Has A Weak Spot — Find And Use It. popularresistance.org Steel production in the late 1800s used to require one crucial step: a 20-minute process called the "blow" that removed impurities, strengthening the metal. It was not unheard of for union members to go to the supervisor at the start of the blow and demand that some important grievance be resolved. | According to old-timers, it was amazing what the company could accomplish in those 20 minutes. These workers had found their employer's vulnerability— and they used it to make the workplace safer and more humane. | Think about where your employer is vulnerable. For some companies it might be their logo or their…

_____ (2022-07-29). Statement By Honourable Murray Sinclair On The Pope's Apology. popularresistance.org I want to recognize the importance of the Pope's apology to Survivors, their families, and communities. For many Survivors, I know that hearing the words of contrition from the Pope was, and is, an essential factor in their personal recoveries and growth. My thoughts and prayers were with them as they listened. | Despite this historic apology, the Holy Father's statement has left a deep hole in the acknowledgment of the full role of the Church in the Residential School system by placing blame on individual members of the Church. It is essential to underscore that the Church was not just an agent of the state, nor…

_____ (2022-07-29). The Shadow Bank That Owns The World. popularresistance.org For most people in America and much of the world, our life is — to some degree — owned, run, managed, or manipulated by a "shadow bank" that few people even know the name of. It holds between 9 and 10 Trillion dollars in assets. It is the largest or close-to largest stake holder in most enormous media companies like Disney and Comcast, most big tech companies like Google and Meta/Facebook, most big banks like Citibank, Bank of America, and Barclays. This secretive cabal is one of the biggest funders of deforestation, fossil fuel use, weapons contractors, and basically destroying the planet. And yet, d…


_____ (2022-07-29). °Viva La Solidaridad! Latin America's Left Leads The Way. popularresistance.org Hundreds joined international guests, solidarity campaigners and elected representatives for °Viva la solidaridad! Latin America's Left Leads the Way: a session organised by Labour Friends of Progressive Latin America as part of this year's Arise Festival. Chairing the event, Arise's Sam Browse went through examples of electoral successes and resilience in the face of aggression by the region's left, and emphasised the importance of international co-operation amongst progressive forces: "those winning gains in the fight for a better future are an inspiration to us all". | Secretary of the Presidency in Hondur…

Editor2 (2022-07-29). Black Alliance for Peace Condemns Renewal of the UN Mission to Haiti (BINUH). orinocotribune.com By Black Alliance For Peace Jul 20, 2022 | JULY 18, 2022—On Friday, July 15, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) unanimously adopted the The Black Alliance for Peace welcomed th…

Editor2 (2022-07-29). Puerto Ricans Demand Cancellation of Contract With Canadian-American Energy Company LUMA. orinocotribune.com By Peoples Dispatch Jul 23, 2022 | On Wednesday July 20, thousands of Puerto Ricans took to the streets of the capital San Juan, demanding that Governor Pedro Rafael Pierluisi cancel the contract with private electricity distribution company LUMA over chronic power outages and frequent rate hikes. | Workers from across diverse sectors, members of various social organizations, and legislators of left-wing opposition Puerto Rican Independence Party marched from the Capitol, the legislative assembly, to the La Fortaleza, the governor's office, demanding that the government terminate the contract signed between…

Editor (2022-07-29). Is America's Destiny Manifest? scheerpost.com By Michael Brenner One of the GODFATHER's most dramatic episodes is the 'Day of the Long Knives.' Michael executes a plan to liquidate all of the Corleone family's enemies. Everybody from Barzini and Tattaglia to Moe Green and Carlo is eliminated in orchestrated acts of ruthless violence. The Corleone family then bestrode the criminal world — in unchallenged …

Editor (2022-07-29). Massachusetts Trader Joe's Becomes First to Unionize in Huge Workers' Victory. scheerpost.com [ By Brett Wilkins | Workers at a Massachusetts Trader Joe's on Thursday voted to become the first of the supermarket chain's more than 0 locations to unionize, a historic development that comes amid a nationwide labor organizing wave. | "Our crew needs to be represented by an entity that is solely dedicated to our best interests." | Employees at the Trader Joe's in Hadley, a suburb of Sprin…

Fight Back (2022-07-29). Machinists in Missouri and Illinois set to strike August 1. fightbacknews.org St. Louis, MO – Around 2500 members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) who work for Boeing in Illinois and Missouri voted down a contract offer from management on July 24. They have set a date to begin a strike on August 1. | The workers build F-15 and F-18 aircraft as well as other military equipment like drones and missiles. A strike at the Boeing plants is expected to significantly effect Boeing and also supply chains to the U.S. military. | The union is demanding pay increases to keep up with rapidly rising costs, and to keep retirement plans in effect, as well as to g…

Fight Back (2022-07-29). St. Paul protest marks Kalamazoo oil spill, opposes Line 3. fightbacknews.org Saint Paul, MN – On Saturday, July 23, roughly 30 climate activists gathered outside the Saint Paul Farmers' Market to commemorate the 12th anniversary of the Kalamazoo oil spill and demand a stop to Line 3, a new tar sands pipeline. The action was organized by the Climate Justice Committee (CJC). | The Kalamazoo oil spill occurred on July 26, 2010 and was one of the largest in U.S. history. Spills and accidents happen regularly from oil pipelines. Between 2010 and 2020 alone, the U.S. and Canada had a combined 3398 pipeline spills. | B Becker from the Climate Justice Committee opened the protest, stating, "Enbri…

Https: (2022-07-29). Brothers mark 40th transplant anniversary. mayoclinic.org/rss/all-news Pete Suby thought he had the flu. He'd been exhausted for a while and had recently vomited at work. An appointment at Mayo Clinic would reveal a much more serious reason for his symptoms: Pete's kidneys were failing. He was just 25 years old. "They couldn't believe I was standing up," says Pete, who went straight to the ICU. It was February 1982. The news wasn't a complete surprise though. When Pete was in middle…

Liberation Staff (2022-07-29). Berkeley REI workers fight for fair union election. liberationnews.org "Look at all the other stores trying to organize, at Starbucks and Amazon. We want to inspire other workers to organize and fight for real change."

Olujimi Alade (2022-07-29). Choice means choice ‚àí a WW commentary. workers.org By Olujimi Alade The SCOTUS overturning of Roe v. Wade has inspired a wave of reaction. The fervor in support of reproductive autonomy is unlike any I've witnessed before, and it is a powerful sign that people in the U.S. are waking up to the fact that democracy in the . . . |


Staff (2022-07-29). Hugo Chávez, Leader of the Bolivarian Revolution, Was Born 68 Years Ago. orinocotribune.com It is said that on a rainy night, in Sabaneta de Barinas, the boy who would become one of the greatest political leaders of Venezuela, and of the Latin American and Caribbean region, was born. This was Commander Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías, the great leader of the Bolivarian Revolution. Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías, peasant boy, baseball-playing teenager, young soldier, insurgent man, firm and loving leader, and leading light of peoples and revolutions. | The great revolutionary leader ventured into the military world in an attempt to reach the US major leagues of baseball, but the call of his homeland, and outrage at a…

Staff (2022-07-29). Venezuela and Colombia to Resume Full Diplomatic Relations In Less Than 2 Weeks. orinocotribune.com In a joint declaration issued Thursday, July 28 by the designated foreign affairs minister of Colombia, àÅlvaro Leyva Durán, and Venezuelan foreign minister, Carlos Faría, both nations confirmed their willingness to resume full diplomatic and consular relations as of Monday, August 7, the date that Colombia's President-elect Gustavo Petro will be inaugurated. | After the end of the bilateral meeting, held in San Cristobal, Táchira state, Venezuela, and hosted by governor of Táchira, Freddy Bernal, with Colombia's incoming head of foreign affairs, the authorities offered a press conference to announce the ag…

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-07-29). Este 28 de julio el planeta agota sus recursos del año. telesurtv.net En dicha fecha es el Día del Sobregiro de la Tierra, según las estimaciones de la Red Global de la Huella Ecológica.

Staff (2022-07-29). Arlenis Sierra asegura el puesto 28 en la quinta etapa del Tour de Francia. cubadebate.cu Arlenis Sierra aseguró el lugar 28 en la quinta etapa del Tour de Francia Femenino a pesar del agotador trabajo en defensa de la capitana de Movistar Annemiek Van Vleuten "Todas las carreras son complicadas, pero creo que en esta primera edición de un nuevo Tour de Francia todas quieren conseguir un buen lugar y esto está bien caliente", dijo la cubana.

TeleSUR, ysm, SH (2022-07-29). México asegura que no cederá soberanía ante presiones del T-MEC. telesurtv.net AMLO ratificó que su país no va a entregar su "independencia a ningún Gobierno extranjero", aunque se trate del mercado más importante del mundo.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-29). Mayo Clinic ranked No. 1 hospital in Florida by U.S. News & World Report. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Mayo Clinic is again ranked the No. 1 hospital in the Jacksonville metro area and Florida in U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" rankings, which were published on Tuesday, July 26, on the U.S. News & World Report website. Mayo Clinic in Florida has ranked No. 1 in the state of Florida for six of the past seven years. "It is an honor to be recognized as the No. 1 hospital…

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-07-29). Sentencian a expolicías por violar derechos de George Floyd. telesurtv.net Exagentes J. Alexander Kueng y Tou Thao recibieron penas más leves que las recomendadas en las pautas de sentencia.

Editor (2022-07-29). Ashby Stage Indigenous Land Acknowledgement Mural Unveiling. indybay.org Shotgun Players partners with local artist Geralyn Montano…

TeleSUR, ysm, MER (2022-07-29). OPS insta a países a mantenerse alertas ante la Covid-19. telesurtv.net La OPS afirma que para enfrentar la Covid-19, la viruela símica o la poliomelitis, deben reforzarse la vigilancia, vacunación y acceso a medicamentos.

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-07-29). Rusia propone medidas regionales contra sanciones de Occidente. telesurtv.net Se presentará a los líderes de la Organización de Cooperación de Shanghái una propuesta para utilizar monedas nacionales en acuerdos bilaterales.


____ (2022-07-29). Chinese premier stresses promoting effective investment, consumption. ecns.cn Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Friday called for efforts to detail measures to expand demand, promoting effective investment and increasing consumption.

Staff (2022-07-29). Flooding in Kentucky causes 8 deaths, widespread damage. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) — At least eight people have died in widespread flooding in eastern Kentucky following heavy overnight rains, the governor said Thursday.

WSWS (2022-07-29). Greek government moves to weekly COVID reporting as cases and deaths surge. wsws.org The surge in Greece is down to the premature lifting of virtually all public health measures in anticipation of the summer tourist season.

Staff (2022-07-29). Participe en el concurso entuMovil por el aniversario de Cubadebate. cubadebate.cu °Estamos de cumpleaños! Cubadebate está cumpliendo otro aniversario más de creado en el mes de agosto. Por esta razón los invitamos a participar en un nuevo concurso. El certamen consiste en responder la siguiente pregunta: øDiga qué día en agosto festeja Cubadebate su aniversario fundacional?.

Julia Conley (2022-07-29). Climate Crisis Linked to Deadly Kentucky Floods. commondreams.org "Climate collapse is here, now… For all of us it means increasing instability and devastation if we fail to act."

It's Going Down (2022-07-29). Steven Monacelli on How Communities in Texas Are Mobilizing Against Rising Far-Right and Anti-LGBTQ+ Forces. itsgoingdown.org On this episode of the It's Going Down podcast, we speak with journalist Steven Monacelli of Protean Magazine on how communities across so-called Texas are mobilizing in the face of increasing far-Right violence and harassment. The recent spate of viral anti-LGBT protests in Texas have a consistent logic and characteristics. Journalists and media observers should…

Common Dreams (2022-07-29). On Their 57th Anniversary, Medicare and Medicaid Remain Under Threat. juancole.com By Max Richter | ( Commondreams.org ) You may wonder why former President Harry Truman is sitting close by while President Lyndon B. Johnson signs Medicare and Medicaid into law in the iconic 1965 photograph. Or why Harry Truman received the first-ever Medicare card. The reason is that Truman first proposed a Medicare-like …

TeleSUR, gao, SH (2022-07-29). Brasil crea comité técnico para enfrentar a la viruela del mono. telesurtv.net Con más de mil casos confirmados de viruela símica, Brasil es el país más afectado y preocupante de América Latina.

Dr. James Lyons-Weiler (2022-07-29). How Fauci and Grady Degraded the Standards of Ethical Requirements for Clinical Research in the US Compared to the Rest of the World. globalresearch.ca To receive Global Research's Daily Newsletter (selected articles), Follow …

Labor Video Project (2022-07-29). 2022 CA Fed Meeting, Internationalism, Fascism & A Workers Party With LA Roofers Local 36. indybay.org Cliff Smith, the business manager of Roofers Local 36 in Los Angeles was a delegate to the 2022 California AFL-CIO convention and raised issues about fascism and internationalism at the convention. The leadership opposed a resolution calling for the prosecution of people who participated in the insurrection and attempted coup on January 6, 2020. He also discussed the issue of the formation of a workers party.

TeleSUR, gao, SH (2022-07-29). Detectan caso de rubeola en Bolivia después de 16 años. telesurtv.net El ministro de Salud instó a la población a cumplir todos los esquemas de vacunación para evitar el resurgimiento de enfermedades erradicadas en el país.

____ (2022-07-29). China launches new group of remote sensing satellites. ecns.cn China successfully launched a new group of remote sensing satellites from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province Friday.

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2022-07-29). Australia: Facial Recognition Technology Down Under. globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-07-29). Facts about endangered Siberian Tiger. ecns.cn

Staff (2022-07-29). Presentan en Cuba la Semana Mundial de la Lactancia Materna 2022. cubadebate.cu Autoridades de Unicef y el Ministerio de Salud Pública presentaron este viernes la Semana Mundial de la Lactancia Materna 2022, que tiene como lema "Impulsemos la lactancia materna, apoyando y educando". Se celebra del 1 al 7 de agosto en más de 170 países y busca fomentar la lactancia materna o natural y mejorar la salud de los bebés en el mundo.

Staff (2022-07-29). El ángel que de Galicia voló a Birán. cubadebate.cu àÅngel vino al mundo en una España de caciquismo y oligarquía en la que no había espacio para todos. Esa España pobre maltratada por los ricos, frustrada ante tantos problemas que había que resolver, y que los escritores de la Generación del 98 expusieron acertadamente en su obra. àÅngel Castro podría haber sido perfectamente un poeta, porque trajo luz al mundo.

TeleSUR, lvm, SH (2022-07-29). Presidente venezolano califica de exitosa reunión sobre normalización de relaciones con Colombia. telesurtv.net "Fue una reunión virtuosa y de unión en el espíritu de Bolívar", declaró el presidente venezolano.

Repost (2022-07-29). SA New Frame's demise shines a light on China-aligned unions, parties and disinformation. indybay.org The closure of South Africa journal New Frame has exposed a web of connections between US multi-millionaire Roy Singham, NUMSA and the Chinese government as well as other publications supporting China.

David Giesen (2022-07-29). Wednesday 7/27: Bernal Litterati [sic]: SF's longest-running prize-giving poetry gig. indybay.org outdoor amphitheater outside Bernal Branch library | 0 Cortland Avenue…

G. Dunkel (2022-07-29). Los trabajadores de Starbucks y Amazon necesitan un arco iris de solidaridad de clase — un comentario de MO/WW. workers.org Por Martha Grevatt "Nos posicionamos como un aliado de la comunidad de lesbianas, gays, bisexuales, transexuales y queers, afirmando todas las formas en que las personas pueden elegir identificarse". Así dice Starbucks. (stories.starbucks.com) Un botón sindical de Starbucks incorpora los colores de la bandera del Orgullo Pero en una tienda . . . |

Labor Video Project (2022-07-29). Hundreds of SEIU1021 SF Tenderloin Housing Clinic Workers Strike For Living Wages. indybay.org Hundreds of SEIU 1021 San Francisco non-profit workers at he Tenderloin Housing Clinic went on strike for living wages. They do public work but are paid wages that keep them in poverty.

TeleSUR, ysm, SH (2022-07-29). Argentina y Bolivia acuerdan producir celdas y baterías de litio. telesurtv.net El ministro argentino de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación, indicó que la firma consolida la cooperación científico-tecnológica entre Argentina y Bolivia.

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-07-29). Fuertes lluvias dejan al menos ocho muertos en Kentucky, EE.UU. telesurtv.net El gobernador de Kentucky declaró el estado de emergencia debido a las fuertes lluvias e inundaciones que afectan el estado.

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-07-29). Argentina modifica su gabinete ministerial. telesurtv.net El político Sergio Massa fue presentado como el nuevo ministro de Economía en sustitución de Silvia Batakis.

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-07-29). Ola de calor provoca más de 1.900 muertes en julio en España. telesurtv.net El Sistema de Monitorización de la Mortalidad Diaria reportó del 1 al 26 de julio 1.913 decesos debido a las altas temperaturas.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-29). Mayo Clinic Minute: 'Forever chemicals' found in thousands of household products may affect women's heart health. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Thousands of household products that you may use every day contain human-made chemicals called per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances. They're also known as "forever chemicals" because they break down very slowly over time. Studies have found that even small exposures to these per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances pose a health risk. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. DeLisa Fairweather, explains how these forever chemicals affect women's heart health. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute. youtu.be/nR0lvK9LkTM Journalists: Broadcast-quality video…

____ (2022-07-29). China's pork prices fall last week. ecns.cn Pork prices in China edged down compared to a week ago, official data showed.

WSWS (2022-07-29). Kroger workers in Columbus, Ohio overwhelmingly reject pro-company contract. wsws.org While the contract went down in flames by a 71 percent margin, the UFCW is refusing to call a strike, instead extending the previous contract while it hashes out a second deal with Kroger management.

William Astore (2022-07-29). The Paranoid Nature of American Foreign and Domestic Policy. commondreams.org Where fear is omnipresent and violence becomes routinized and normalized, what you end up with is dystopia, not democracy.

Labor Video Project (2022-07-29). Workers & Delegates Speak Out At 2022 CA Labor Federation Convention. indybay.org Workers and delegates spoke out at the 2022 biennial convention of the California AFL-CIO…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-29). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Is a lectin-free diet beneficial? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: A friend of mine continues to speak highly about the health benefits of a diet where people eliminate lectins. She says it helped her lose weight and reduced her arthritis pain. What are lectins, and can a lectin-free diet cure autoimmune diseases and prevent other health problems? ANSWER: Lectins are naturally occurring proteins that are found in all foods, but they are most concentrated in certain plants. Lectins serve a protective function for plants…

TeleSUR, lvm, MER (2022-07-29). Celebran natalicio del comandante Chávez en Venezuela. telesurtv.net Decenas de personas acudieron al Cuartel de la Montaña 4F para rendir homenaje el líder de la Revolución Bolivariana.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-07-29). Gobierno chileno anuncia ampliación de gratuidad en salud. telesurtv.net Con las medidas creció de 10 a 15 millones la cifra de personas cubiertas por un sistema público gratuito de atención de salud.

Michael Strinberg (2022-07-29). Will The Diablo Canyon Nuke Plant Ever Shut Down? indybay.org The powers that be are trying to keep the troublesome Diablo Canyon nuclear plant on CA's central coast open longer than planned.

Reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2022-07-29). México_Chiapas: LLamamiento Zapatista sin fronteras. indybay.org México_Chiapas: LLamamiento sin fronteras a las comunidades autà≤nomas zapatistas…

Juan Cole (2022-07-29). Justice Alito Laments Disrespect for Religion as Americans Abandon Faith Will his Dobbs Push them Further Away? juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) CNN's Ariane de Vogue, reports that Justice Samuel Alito, a right wing Catholic, gave a speech in Rome for Notre Dame last week, which has finally become public. Alito posed as a defender of religious freedom, but what he seemed to mean by that was the religious people who are …

Jorg Bibow, Peter Frey (2022-07-29). The lure of unreason and The crisis profiteers. indybay.org The essence of transhumanism is pathological. This ideology is carried by psychopaths and narcissists. Such people love only themselves, their infallibility and uniqueness. And this is reflected in their visions and goals, which they approach without any scruples. The others are only mass. Mass is despised by "the unique".

____ (2022-07-29). Philippines detects 1st monkeypox case. ecns.cn The Philippines has detected its first case of the monkeypox virus, the Department of Health (DOH) said on Friday.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-29). A decade of excellence: Mayo Clinic named No. 1 hospital in Arizona for a 10th year on U.S. News & World Report's 'Best Hospitals' rankings. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Arizona hospital ranked among the nation's top 20 hospitals for a sixth year PHOENIX — For a 10th year, Mayo Clinic Hospital in Arizona has been ranked No.1 in Arizona and the Phoenix metro area as part of U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" rankings. In addition, for a sixth consecutive year, Mayo Clinic in Arizona was recognized on the "Best Hospitals Honor Roll" which recognizes the top 20 hospitals in the nation….

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-07-29). Growing evidence supports the link between air pollution and dementia. imperial.ac.uk Imperial researchers contribute to a report highlighting how air pollution contributes to dementia and a decline in mental ability.

Anonymous669 (2022-07-29). Turkish Soldier Dies Of Injures He Sustained In Clash With PKK In Northern Iraq. southfront.org On July 28, a Turkish service member died from injuries he sustained in a clash with the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in Iraq's northern region, where the Turkish military has been conducting Operation Claw-Lock. | The Turkish Ministry identified the service member as Staff Sergeant Batuhan Simsek. In a statement, the ministry said that Simsek was seriously wounded when PKK fighters in the Operation Claw-Lock zone opened harassing fire on Turkish soldiers. The service member, who…

WSWS (2022-07-29). 2, 0 people killed by police in the US since 2015 were attempting to flee. wsws.org A review by the Guardian of data maintained by Mapping Police Violence shows that nearly one-third of the people killed by police in the US were running away, driving off or attempting to flee.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-29). 9 common questions about genetic testing for cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Your genes play a role in nearly all areas of your health. A gene is like an instruction manual for your body that tells your body how to function, develop and stay healthy. People have about 20,000 genes in their bodies. Many health conditions have a genetic link. Genetic testing can help you and your health care team understand if you have an increased risk for developing certain conditions that are present in your family….

____ (2022-07-29). Xi sends congratulatory message to Vanuatu's new president. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday sent a congratulatory message to Nikenike Vurobaravu on his assuming office as the president of Vanuatu.

____ (2022-07-29). U.S. chips bill will disrupt global trade: commerce ministry. ecns.cn The Chips and Science Act passed by the U.S. Congress contains provisions that restrict the normal economic, trade and investment activities of relevant companies in China, which will distort the global semiconductor supply chain and disrupt international trade, China's Ministry of Commerce said Friday.

Stephen Lendman (2022-07-29). Pelosi to Taiwan an Affront to China's Sovereignty. globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-07-29). China-Switzerland Stock Connect officially launched. ecns.cn The China-Switzerland Stock Connect program was officially launched on Thursday, China's top securities regulator has said.

Staff (2022-07-29). Eight killed in fire at hostel in south of Moscow. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) — At least eight people were killed in a fire at a hostel at the Alma-Atinskaya street in the south of Moscow.

Mohamed Hassan (2022-07-29). Resurgence of Jidwaaq: Part One. indybay.org The Somali Clan of Jidwaaq…

TeleSUR, mcs, MER (2022-07-29). Registran 745 casos de viruela del mono en Canadá. telesurtv.net Más del 99 por ciento de los casos confirmados corresponden a hombres, mientras que la edad promedio es de 36 años.

Staff (2022-07-29). 4 killed in Turkish attack on N Syria. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) — Security forces of Kurdish-residence areas in Syria announced that they lost four of their elements, including three women, after being targeted by Turkish drones.

WSWS (2022-07-29). Armed Seattle man who threatend to kill Democratic Congresswoman Jayapal charged with one felony. wsws.org King County prosecutors requested that bail be set at $ 0,000, saying the defendant, Brett Forsell, "is likely to commit a violent offense if free in the community."

Mukhtar Ismail (2022-07-29). Ethiopia: Afar-Somali Dispute Can be Resolved Peacefully. indybay.org Efforts to resolve the dispute, including the 2014 agreement, have failed, and so new approaches need to be explored.

Labor Video Project (2022-07-29). Privatization of The Port, Community Colleges & K-12 Education: SLAP Education Conference. indybay.org The privatization of the Port of Oakland, the attack on the OEA, union busting in West Contra Costa School District, privatization of the Community college system, FCMAT and the destruction of public education was the focus of this Schools and Labor Against Privatization educational conference.

____ (2022-07-29). Preparations for 14th COP meeting on wetland conservation on track. ecns.cn Preparation works for the 14th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands (COP14) are being carried out actively.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-29). Science Saturday: Lupus rates increasing, communities of color especially vulnerable. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org New research led by Mayo Clinic shows that more people are being diagnosed with lupus than in the past, while risks of severity and death remain the same. The study is published in BMJ Annals of the Rheumatologic Diseases. Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disorder that causes inflammation and pain throughout the body. Most common in women (9 of 10 diagnosed cases); it attacks both joints and organs — including the skin. "In our study, we confirmed that in…

Jane Green (2022-07-29). Protest wave continues to engulf Iran. peoplesworld.org Very often, Iran makes international headlines vis-à -vis the debate over the Iran nuclear deal, the agreement reneged on by Donald Trump in 2018, a form of which U.S. President Joe Biden is seeking to resurrect. The situation facing ordinary workers inside the country rarely breaks into the headlines of the international media. Yet the level …

Staff (2022-07-29). Analizan avería en bloque 1 de termoeléctrica Felton. cubadebate.cu El Comandante de la Revolución Ramiro Valdés Menéndez, vice primer ministro de Cuba, chequea la avería producida en la tarde de ayer en la unidad 1 de la central termoeléctrica (CTE) Lidio Ramón Pérez, de Felton, en el municipio holguinero de Mayarí.

TeleSUR, ysm, MER (2022-07-29). Cuba realiza preparativos para el Habana Mambo Festival. telesurtv.net Esta edición incluirá conciertos y espectáculos, así como la primera Convención Internacional "Música, bailes y tradiciones populares".

____ (2022-07-29). Video featuring disabled-yet-determined-uncle strikes a chord with millions. ecns.cn

____ (2022-07-29). Papercutting attracts foreign internet celebrities to Ordos. ecns.cn More than a dozen foreign internet celebrities from Britain, South Korea, Brazil, Thailand and other countries attended a traditional Chinese papercutting class at a museum in Dalad Banner, Ordos City, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

William J. Astore (2022-07-29). Afraid of *Everything* The Paranoid Nature of American Foreign and Domestic Policy. juancole.com ( Tomdispatch.com ) I have a brother with chronic schizophrenia. He had his first severe catatonic episode when he was 16 years old and I was 10. Later, he suffered from auditory hallucinations and heard voices saying nasty things to him. I remember my father reassuring him that the voices weren't real and asking …

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-07-29). Papa Francisco culmina visita pastoral a Canadá. telesurtv.net La última actividad servirá para pedir perdón a los indígenas inuit de Canadá, víctimas de abusos de sacerdotes católicos.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-29). Mayo Clinic Platform Conference 2022. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Government, academic and industry leaders from around the world will come to Rochester, Minnesota, July 26—27 for the Mayo Clinic Platform Conference. The invitation-only event will bring together 175 industry experts, policymakers, investors, startups, and CEOs from Mayo Clinic Care Network hospitals to discuss new technologies and solutions. During the event, these top leaders in health technology and medicine will discuss new opportunities, new ideas and breakthrough solutions that will shape the future of care….

Anonymous103 (2022-07-29). The Skripals Are Either Imprisoned Or Murdered By UK. southfront.org Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia | Written by On 8 March 2018, the brilliant geostrategic analyst who anonymously writes the "Moon of Alabama" blog headlined

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-07-29). Presidente peruano rinde cuentas de su gestión a un año de Gobierno. telesurtv.net El mandatario criticó a los medios de comunicación que desinforman sobre su gestión y lo acusan sin ninguna prueba.

TeleSUR- jaa (2022-07-29). Fútbol de Juegos Olímpicos de París cerrará con final femenina. telesurtv.net La sede de esta disputa por la medalla dorada será el Parque de los Príncipes de París, estadio del París Saint Germain.

Zero Hedge (2022-07-29). Rand Paul Demands Answers After NIH Admits Redacting COVID-19 Origins Emails 'To Prevent Misinformation'. globalresearch.ca

Andrea Widburg (2022-07-29). Reducing Nitrogen Output Destroys Farms: Ireland Joins Canada and the Netherlands in Contributing to World Famine. globalresearch.ca

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-29). Mayo Clinic Minute: Heat and how it affects medication. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Finding ways to keep your body cool during extremely high temperatures is important and so is ensuring your medications aren't exposed to extreme heat. Scott Hall, a Mayo Clinic pharmacist, says medications can become degraded during temperature changes. He says some medications also can cause heat intolerance. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/7hM14G0Z__Y Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. Temperature can impact…

Anonymous765 (2022-07-29). Iraqi Resistance Exact Revenge On Turkey. southfront.org |

____ (2022-07-29). Liaison office of central gov't in HKSAR reiterates resolutely safeguarding national security. ecns.cn The Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in HKSAR has expressed firm opposition to and strong dissatisfaction with so-called concluding observations by the UN Human Rights Committee concerning the compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights in Hong Kong.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-29). Mayo Clinic researchers pinpoint genetic variations that might sway course of COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Researchers at Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine have discovered key human genomic signatures that could help explain why COVID-19 is severe in some people and mild in others. After analyzing volumes of diverse worldwide DNA sequence data, the scientists identified mutations in two human proteins that might sway the course of SARS-CoV-2 — the virus responsible for COVID-19. Their study reveals that variants in the genes for ACE2 and TMPRESS2 can…

WSWS (2022-07-29). Over objections of victim's family, Alabama prisoner executed after US Supreme Court denies stay. wsws.org The victim's family had fought to keep the state killing from taking place and for the state to commute Joe Nathan James Jr.'s sentence to life without the possibility of parole.

____ (2022-07-29). 23rd Animation-Comic-Game Hong Kong kicks off. ecns.cn Staff members prepare for the opening of 23rd Animation-Comic-Game Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, July 28, 2022.

WSWS (2022-07-29). 7 Prisoners from Brazil and modern slave labor. wsws.org Tens of millions remain trapped by capitalism in this primitive and brutal condition, and some of them in major urban areas.

Ramon du Houx (2022-07-29). OPA CA appreciates Newsom's leadership directing CARB to ensure state meets climate goals. indybay.org Elected Officials to Protect America (EOPA) California Chapter, an organization with over 440 Californian elected officials, thanks Governor Gavin Newsom for his letter to California Air Resources Board (CARB) telling them to do more for the climate crisis. His bold direction in the letter instructing CARB to ensure their plan will meet the state's climate goals gives EOPA CA hope that the Governor is serious about solving the climate crisis.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-29). Mayo Clinic Minute: Ice cream brain freeze, it's a real thing. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Did you know that July is National Ice Cream Month? Have you ever enjoyed a sip of an ice-cold milkshake or taken a bite of an ice cream cone only to get an instant blast of pain or headache that lasts a few seconds? You're not alone. Dr. Amaal Starling, a neurologist at Mayo Clinic, says the condition is called a "cold-stimulus headache." Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/2NrtjewPTHc Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 56) is in…

Staff (2022-07-29). Confirman la primera muerte por viruela símica en Brasil. cubadebate.cu Según una información ofrecida por Rusia Today, el ministerio de Salud de Brasil confirmó este viernes la primera muerte por viruela del mono en el país suramericano. Se trata de un hombre de 41 años con problemas de inmunidad que había sido internado en un hospital de Minas Gerais.

Eric A. Gordon (2022-07-29). Manuel Tiago's 'Eulalia's House' translator reflects on one of his best books. peoplesworld.org As Eulalia's House has just come off the press, I want to introduce it to English-language readers with some personal reflections as its translator. A parent, asked which of their children is the favorite, will spread out the fingers of one hand and say, "My children are like my fingers. Don't ask me to name …

____ (2022-07-29). Research institute successfully breeds 1.5 million rare fish. ecns.cn Chinese Sturgeon Research Institute of The Three Gorges Corp has successfully bred 1.5 millions of rare Yangtze River fish since the end of April, including more than 800,000 Yangtze sturgeon, more than 180,000 Largemouth bronze gudgeon and more than 100,000 Rhinogobio ventralis.

Staff (2022-07-29). Iran FM discusses Helmand water share with Afghan side. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) — Iranian FM told the Taliban acting foreign minister that if the issue of Iran's water rights is not resolved quickly and seriously, it will have negative effects on other areas of cooperation between the two countries.

TeleSUR, lvm, SH (2022-07-29). Bolivia reinicia clases semipresenciales y presenciales en agosto. telesurtv.net El ministro de Educación dijo que los gobiernos municipales deben garantizar las condiciones adecuadas de la infraestructura en las unidades educativas.

____ (2022-07-29). Policies to speed up recovery. ecns.cn China will continue to adopt a series of incremental policies to further consolidate and accelerate its economic recovery from COVID-19 in the latter part of this year, economists said.

Robert C. Koehler (2022-07-29). The Cynics' Monkey Wrench. commondreams.org We're all in this together.

TeleSUR, mcs, MER (2022-07-29). Reportan 2.101 casos de viruela símica y 75 decesos en àÅfrica. telesurtv.net Las autoridades sanitarias llamaron a redoblar esfuerzos para garantizar la vigilancia y el rastreo de contactos.

WorkWeek (2022-07-29). Voices From Uvalde, Mooney Cult Murder Connection To JPN Abe's Murder & Rev Poets Brigade. indybay.org WorkWeek covers Voices From Uvalde , The Mooney Cult Murder Connection To Japan PM Abe & Poetry From The Revolutionary Poets Brigade…

____ (2022-07-29). China-Laos 'Peace Train-2022' joint medical drill concludes. ecns.cn The medical train of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) of China, after concluding its mission in the "Peace Train-2022" joint humanitarian medical rescue exercise and medical service activities, headed for China on Friday morning.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-07-29). Ocupantes israelíes asesinan a otro adolescente palestino. telesurtv.net La víctima mortal tenía 16 años y protestaba contra la represión del Ejército y los colonos israelíes.

WSWS (2022-07-29). On last day of convention, UAW delegates rescind strike pay increase. wsws.org The final day of the UAW Constitutional Convention saw a bureaucratic rampage, as the leadership under President Ray Curry moved to quash opposition motions, install hand picked candidates and rescind the previously voted increase in weekly strike pay from $400 to $ 0 after many delegates had left.

____ (2022-07-29). China's FDI inflow up 17.4 pct in H1. ecns.cn Foreign direct investment (FDI) into the Chinese mainland, in actual use, expanded 17.4 percent year on year in the first half of the year, the Ministry of Commerce said Friday.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-29). Mayo Clinic, Mercy collaborate to globally transform patient care. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Innovative data science will enable patients to receive personalized, predictive and proactive medicine ROCHESTER, Minn., and ST. LOUIS — A 10-year collaboration agreement between Mayo Clinic and Mercy — a first-of-its-kind alliance between two large health care systems — will use the most current data science and years of deidentified patient outcomes to find diseases earlier and start patients on paths to better health more quickly. "This unique collaboration will eliminate the barriers to innovation…

TeleSUR, lvm, SH (2022-07-29). Presidente Maduro califica de exitosa reunión sobre normalización de relaciones con Colombia. telesurtv.net "Fue una reunión virtuosa y de unión en el espíritu de Bolívar", declaró el presidente venezolano.

Staff (2022-07-29). Instagram, TikTok y YouTube las principales redes en las que consumen noticias los adolescentes británicos. cubadebate.cu Los adolescentes se alejan de los canales de noticias tradicionales y, en su lugar, recurren a Instagram, TikTok y YouTube para informarse, según ha descubierto Ofcom, el regulador de los servicios de comunicación del Reino Unido.

Anonymous669 (2022-07-29). US-led Coalition Fired Projectiles From Northeastern Syria Base After Alleged Attack. southfront.org Late on July 28, the US-led coalition fired several projectiles from the Green Village base which is located in al-Omar oil fields in the southeastern countryside of Syria's Deir Ezzor. | The unidentified projectiles, possibly artillery shells or anti-aircraft missiles, were allegedly fired following a rocket attack on the Green Village base. According to a number of news sources, at least two rockets landed in the outskirts of the base. | The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that four of the pr…

Angela (2022-07-29). Saturday 7/30: Free virtual screening of the documentary film "Aida Returns" indybay.org

Contributing Writers (2022-07-29). Video: COVID-19 Vaccine Induces a Profound Impairment in Type I Interferon Signaling, Which Has Diverse Adverse Consequences/By Dr. Stephanie Seneff and Reiner Fuellmich. marktaliano.net Corona Investigative Committee Session 114: The Inverse Principle Original Link Here: Video: COVID-19 Vaccine Induces a Profound Impairment in Type I Interferon Signaling, Which Has Diverse Adverse Consequences Global ResearchGlobal Research Centre for Research on Globalization By Dr. Stephanie Seneff and Reiner Fuellmich Global Research, July 28, 2022 Corona Investigative Committee 23 July 2022 ..]…

____ (2022-07-29). China leads in hydropower capacity for 17 years. ecns.cn hina's installed hydropower capacity has been on top of the world for 17 consecutive years, according to a press release by the China Society for Hydropower Engineering.

Jeffrey C. Isaac (2022-07-29). Republicans Who Testified Had No Business Acting Surprised by Trump's Incitements to Violence on Jan 6. commondreams.org Trump's entire political persona has centered on violent posturing and on incitements to violence.

TeleSUR, jaa, MER (2022-07-29). Lula afirma que recuperará sistema científico de Brasil. telesurtv.net Lula destacó la importancia de promover el desarrollo de la ciencia y la educación para el progreso de la sociedad brasileña.

Staff (2022-07-29). Lula aventaja en sondeos a Bolsonaro a dos meses de elecciones. cubadebate.cu El expresidente brasileño Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva mantiene una amplia ventaja (18 puntos) frente al actual mandatario Jair Bolsonaro faltando casi dos meses para la elección, según una encuesta divulgada este jueves 28 de julio.

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-07-29). Fuerzas Armadas desmontan 129 laboratorios de droga en México. telesurtv.net Los laboratorios fueron desmontados entre el 21 de mayo y el 25 de julio a través de operativos de las Fuerzas Armadas.

Zackery Corley (2022-07-29). Children as young as 12 working in Hyundai-owned plant in Alabama. peoplesworld.org LUVERNE, Alabama—Children as young as 12 have been discovered working at a Hyundai-owned metal stamping plant in Alabama, and other workers at the factory estimate that as many as underage people may have been employed at the facility. That according to a horrific exposé detailing the exploitation of child labor at a Hyundai subsidiary …

TeleSUR, ysm, MER (2022-07-29). Encuesta: Lula lidera intención de voto con 51,6 % en Brasil. telesurtv.net La nueva encuesta de Datafolha indicó que Lula puede ganar por amplio margen las elecciones de octubre, sin necesidad de segunda vuelta.

Protect Juristac (2022-07-29). Thursday 8/4: Juristac EIR Comment Writing Workshop. indybay.org Online event. Free registration: | us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_7uuU…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-29). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Hydration in the summer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am prone to kidney stones, so I know it's important for me to stay hydrated while I exercise. But do I need to change what I drink in the summer? A friend mentioned that I might be better with a sports drink versus water. I'm also wondering how much I should drink. Can you provide any advice? ANSWER: Staying hydrated during exercise is important. You can become dehydrated if you take in too…

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-07-29). Destacan contribución de teleSUR a empoderamiento de los pueblos. telesurtv.net Periodista brasileño Altamiro Borges se sumó a los debates del taller sobre el impacto de teleSUR en el escenario mediático alternativo y contrahegemónico.

TeleSUR, jaa, MER (2022-07-29). Ascienden a 357 los muertos por lluvias monzónicas en Pakistán. telesurtv.net El primer ministro pakistaní Shehbaz Sharif estableció un comité de ministros federales para evaluar los daños.

____ (2022-07-29). Construction of Chinese Basketball Hall of Fame underway. ecns.cn The first Chinese Basketball Hall of Fame has entered the nomination stage, and all related work is underway.

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-07-29). ONU advierte que peligra la respuesta mundial al VIH Sida. telesurtv.net En el 2021 se contabilizaron 1.5 millones de nuevos contagios. Mujeres y adolescentes configuran los grupos sociales más afectados.

Staff (2022-07-29). Ministro de Salud: Si no le ganamos la pelea al mosquito, no vamos a contener la transmisión de dengue. cubadebate.cu Para la prevención y control del dengue, tenemos que seguir llamando a la participación comunitaria y de los centros de trabajo, porque esta es una batalla que es de todos y en la que es imprescindible la autorresponsabilidad individual, familiar y de las administraciones y los colectivos laborales para impedir la proliferación del mosquito Aedes aegypti.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-07-29). Líder norcoreano afirma que amistad con China seguirá creciendo. telesurtv.net El presidente norcoreano señaló que las relaciones con China está cimentada en toda clase de pruebas históricas.

____ (2022-07-29). New born giant panda cubs make debut in Sichuan. ecns.cn A new-born giant panda cub, less than 3-month-old, sleeps in an incubator at Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in northwest China's Sichuan Province, July 28, 2022.

Sarah Anderson (2022-07-29). Biden Should Wield the Power of the Public Purse Against Excessive CEO Pay. inequality.org

TeleSUR, jaa, MER (2022-07-29). Nicaragua retira beneplácito a postulante a embajador de EE.UU. telesurtv.net Las autoridades de Nicaragua recordaron que "todo diplomático tiene el deber de contribuir al respeto y entendimiento entre los pueblos y los Gobiernos".

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