2022-08-01: News Headlines

Norman Solomon (2022-08-01). Nancy Pelosi Taiwan Visit Could Get Us All Killed. commondreams.org The consequences—far from being only economic and diplomatic—could be existential for all of humanity.

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-01). China Conducts Live-Fire Military Exercises Across from Taiwan Amid Tensions. news.antiwar.com China on Saturday conducted Chinese authorities said the live-fire drills were carried out off the waters of Pingtain Island in the Fujian province. Pingtan is about 75 miles from the coast of Taiwan and about 115 miles from its capital Taipei. | Also on Saturday, China's state broadcaster released rare footage of Chinese forces conducting live-fire drills in the South China Sea. The US aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan is <...

Staff (2022-08-01). NATO's force in Kosovo says is prepared to intervene. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 01 (MNA) — NATO's Kosovo Force (KFOR) said Sunday that it is prepared to intervene if stability is jeopardized in the northern municipalities of Kosovo after alleged conflicts at the Serbian border.

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-01). Kosovo Delays Restrictions on Serbs After Tensions Rise. news.antiwar.com Authorities in Kosovo have The restrictions would require ethnic Serbs in the north to apply for documents issued by Kosovo. Serbs in the area have used licenses issued by Serbia since Kosovo declared independence from Belgrade, and many refuse to recognize the authority of Pristina, the capital…

Staff (2022-08-01). Export of grain from Ukraine may start on August 1. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 01 (MNA) — Spokesman of the President of Turkey Ibrahim Kalin said on Sunday that the Export of grain from Ukraine may start on Monday morning, August 1.

Staff (2022-08-01). 1st grain-loaded ship leaves Ukraine for Lebanon. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 01 (MNA) — The first ship to leave Ukraine under a historic grain export deal departed on Monday from the port of Odesa for Lebanon, the Turkish National Defense Ministry announced.

Jeffrey Sterling (2022-08-01). CIA Whistleblower Reflects on the Persecution of Julian Assange. indybay.org UK legal system puppets as US pulls strings. Media complicit.

Editor (2022-08-01). Nancy Pelosi's Reckless Trip to Taiwan: A Decision That Could Get Us All Killed. scheerpost.com Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) answers questions during her weekly press conference on May 13, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Win McNamee/Getty Images) | By Norman Soloman / The arrogance of power is especially ominous and despicable when a government leader risks huge numbers of lives in order to make a provocative move on the world's geopolitical chessboard. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's plan to visit Taiwan is in that category. Thanks to her, the chances of a military confrontati…

Infobrics (2022-08-01). Pelosi scraps Taiwan from official Asia tour itinerary as domestic pressures increase. infobrics.org US in difficult position as it mulls whether Pelosi should visit Taiwan or not.

Staff (2022-08-01). China threatens US with effective measures. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 01 (MNA) — Chinese authorities will take effective power measures if Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi visits Taiwan, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Zhao Lijian said on Monday.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-01). China army releases video ahead of Pelosi visit. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 01 (MNA) — The Chinese military is mounting a show of force ahead of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's Asian tour, which could include a visit to Taiwan.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-01). Ejército chino reafirma soberanía sobre la isla de Taiwán. telesurtv.net En medio de tensiones entre EE.UU. y China, la congresista Nancy Pelosi inició una gira por varios países asiáticos sin mencionar a Taiwán.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-08-01). China reitera oposición a visita de Nancy Pelosi a Taiwán. telesurtv.net Cancillería advirtió que el Ejército Popular de Liberación salvaguardará la soberanía e integridad territorial de China.

Staff (2022-08-01). Pelosi's plane may land in Taiwan due to emergency excuses. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 01 (MNA) — A plane carrying US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi may try to land in Taiwan under the pretext of an aircraft failure or refueling, a newspaper reported on Monday.

Staff (2022-08-01). Continúan tensiones entre Estados Unidos y China por visita de Pelosi a Taiwán (+ Video). cubadebate.cu El portavoz del Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores de China, Zhao Lijian, advirtió este lunes al gobierno de Estados Unidos que el Ejército Popular de Liberación (EPL) no se quedará de brazos cruzados si la presidenta de la Cámara de Representantes de Estados Unidos, Nancy Pelosi, visita Taiwán. Mientras, Estados Unidos sostiene que "no se dejará intimidar".

Norman Solomon (2022-08-01). Nancy Pelosi Could Get Us All Killed. indybay.org With a green light from Joe Biden…

WSWS (2022-08-01). Military and political tensions escalate over threatened Pelosi visit to Taiwan. wsws.org Whether or not Pelosi's visit goes ahead, it has already served to bring the US confrontation with China, which Washington has designated a threat to its global hegemony, closer to a potentially disastrous nuclear war.

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-01). Pelosi to Visit Taiwan Despite Risk of Provoking China. news.antiwar.com House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) will be visiting Taiwan during her tour of Asia despite warnings from China and the risk of provoking a major crisis across the Taiwan Strait, several Taiwanese and Western media outlets reported on Monday. | Sources

____ (2022-08-01). 'This Is a War of Propaganda'. transcend.org 10 Jul 2022 – John Pilger on Ukraine and Assange: 20 minutes of truth… and a pretty sweet ending.

____ (2022-08-01). The US Is 'Close to Getting Its Hands on Julian Assange'. transcend.org 26 July 2022 – In an interview with Oscar Grenfell of the World Socialist Website, John Pilger explains the latest manoeuvres by the US and UK authorities to extradite Julian Assange, journalist and publisher, to the US where he faces 175 years in prison for the crime of journalism.

____ (2022-08-01). The Shadow Bank That Owns the World. transcend.org 28 Jul 2022 – Behind The Headlines in partnership with MintPress News is proud to release the first episode in our new series: The Most Censored News with Lee Camp. Today Lee takes on one of the more important questions in modern times — Who owns the world?>

Editor (2022-08-01). The World Does Not Want a Global NATO. scheerpost.com Fuyuko Matsui, Japan, "Becoming Friends with All the Children of the World," 2004. | By Vijay Prashad / 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 percent of capacity in June, a cut that Moscow said was due to delays in the servicing of a turbine by the German firm Siemens. | Shortly thereafter, on July 11, the pipeline was taken offline for 10…

Michael F. Brown (2022-08-01). US basketball coach touring Israel rejects Palestinian rights. electronicintifada.net Bruce Pearl ignores apartheid.

Contributing Writers (2022-08-01). Hypersonic Game Changer. marktaliano.net

____ (2022-08-01). Russian Armed Forces to get Zircon hypersonic missiles in months: Putin. ecns.cn The Russian Armed Forces will obtain Zircon hypersonic missile systems in the coming months, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday.

Aaron Maté (2022-08-01). NATO-backed network of Syria dirty war propagandists identified. thegrayzone.com Defaming journalism on the OPCW's Syria cover-up scandal, The Guardian and its NATO-funded sources out themselves as the real "network of conspiracy theorists." On June 10th, The Guardian's Mark Townsend published an article headlined "Russia-backed network of Syria conspiracy theorists identified." ("Russia-backed" has since been removed). The article is based on what Townsend calls a "new analysis" that "reveals" a "network more than two dozen conspiracy theorists, frequently backed by a coordinated Russian campaign." This network, Townsend claims, is "focused …

JANET (2022-08-01). Ukraine: Will U.S. sabotage grain deal? iacenter.org By Sara Flounders July 26, 2022 July 24 — A deal brokered by Turkey for the export of grain from both Ukraine and Russia presents a political problem for U.S. imperialism and its war aims. Washington's response: ship more weapons. The landmark deal to move hundreds of tons of grain, if it moves forward, undermines U.S./NATO determination to continue the war in Ukraine despite the cost to that country and the dire threat of famine in countries around the world. Grain silo in the port of Odessa, Ukraine Washington is especially frustrated that the deal was arranged by NATO-member Turkey's President Recep Tayy…

Margaret Kimberley (2022-08-01). Celebrating Revolution in Nicaragua. orinocotribune.com By Margaret Kimberly — Jul 20, 2022 | Genuine peoples holidays are hard to come by in the US But in Nicaragua the ongoing revolutionary process is widely celebrated. | Holidays in the United States celebrate awful events such as the settler colonists declaring independence from Britain so that they might take indigenous lands and protect slavery. There is also Thanksgiving, the commemoration of genocide turned into a day when Americans should think grateful thoughts before spending more than they can afford in order to celebrate Christmas. Christmas is ostensibly a religious holiday but is rarely treated as…

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-08-01). Ucrania lanza minas antipersonales prohibidas contra Donetsk. telesurtv.net Con anterioridad, el pasado miércoles, se había denunciado un ataque similar con pequeñas minas terrestres PFM-1 en la zona norte de dicha urbe.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-08-01). Tropas rusas y milicias populares de Donetsk liberan Novolugansk. telesurtv.net La localidad, a 60 km al noroeste de Donetsk, fue liberada durante una ofensiva hacia el norte para asegurar nuevas zonas del Donbass.

Anonymous103 (2022-08-01). Military Situation In Ukraine On August 1, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the AFU 92nd Mechanized Brigade near Kharkiv with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU 128th Mountain Assault Brigade near Zaporozhye with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Seversk with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Nikopol with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Odessa city with high-precision missiles; | Russian air defense sys…

Contributing Writers (2022-08-01). Britain rewards terrorist bombing of Syrian Christians by sanctioning National Defence leaders/ with Vanessa Beeley. marktaliano.net In my section of UK Column News I investigate a new UK FCDO criminal sanction package targeting Syrian Christians and the Syrian phosphates industry. Cover image — photo of Nabel AlAbdallah by Vanessa Beeley. July 30, 2022 in Syria, Ukraine. Tags: Russia, Syria, Ukraine Related posts Washington moves to annex north-east Syria by proxy SYRIA: Terrorist attack on Christian ceremony in …

Editor (2022-08-01). West prepares to plunder post-war Ukraine with neoliberal shock therapy: privatization, deregulation, slashing worker protections. mronline.org Western governments and corporations met in Switzerland to plan harsh neoliberal economic 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."

Editor (2022-08-01). What the U.S. government and The New York Times have quietly agreed not to tell you about Ukraine. mronline.org Today, men like Danyial al-Takbir, a neo-Nazi, former ISIS member and convicted mass murderer, rapist (several of his victims were raped until dead) and arsonist stand at the vanguard of a war planned for seven decades. This is the true legacy of the OUN, from its roots as Holocaust perpetrators and CIA assassins to its return as the butchers of Donbas.

Editor (2022-08-01). Government Supervised Times, Wartime Reporting, and More. scheerpost.com We talk to Patrick Lawrence about Ukraine by diving deeper into his recent articles written for ScheerPost.

TeleSUR (2022-08-01). 1st Ship With Grain Leaves Ukraine's Black Sea Port. telesurenglish.net The first cargo ship carrying grain has left the Black Sea port of Odesa in southern Ukraine, Ukraine's Infrastructure Minister Oleksandr Kubrakov said on Monday. | RELATED: | The vessel Razoni under the flag of Sierra Leone carrying 26,000 tons of corn is bound for the port of Tripoli in Lebanon, Kubrakov said, adding that the ship will move along a maritime corridor, the security of which was guaranteed by Tà&ordm…

Themoscowtimes (2022-08-01). Ex-Putin Aide Chubais Hospitalized With Rare Neurological Disorder. themoscowtimes.com Anatoly Chubais quit his post and left Russia in March — the highest-level resignation of its kind following the invasion of Ukraine.

Themoscowtimes (2022-08-01). First Shipment of Ukraine Grain Leaves Odesa. themoscowtimes.com The cargo ship Razoni flying the flag of Sierra Leone and loaded with maize has left the port of Odesa bound for Lebanon.

Themoscowtimes (2022-08-01). Russia Outlines Plans to Rebuild Ukraine's Devastated Mariupol — Official. themoscowtimes.com The move comes as part of Moscow's wider efforts to gain support in Ukrainian regions that have come under Russian control.

Themoscowtimes (2022-08-01). Russia Releases Ukrainians Set for Deportation — Kommersant. themoscowtimes.com Hundreds of Ukrainians have been stuck in limbo at Moscow detention centers awaiting deportations that were halted by the invasion of Ukraine.

Themoscowtimes (2022-08-01). Ukraine War: As It's Happening. themoscowtimes.com The latest breaking news and developments in Russia's deadly attack on Ukraine.

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-01). Biden Authorizes Additional $5 Million Military Aid for Ukraine. news.antiwar.com President Biden on Monday According to the Pentagon, the new package includes an unspecified amount of ammunition for High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) and 75,000 rounds of ammunition for the 1 mm howitzers the US had previously sent to Ukraine. | The new aid was authorized by the presidential drawdown authority,…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-01). First Cargo Ship With Grain Left Ukraine, Bringing Food Crisis In War-Torn Country Closer. southfront.org On August 1, the first cargo ship with grain left Ukraine since the beginning of Russian military operations in February. | Amid the ongoing hostilities in Eastern and Southern Ukraine, the first cargo ship with 26 thousand tons of corn left the port of Odessa. The cargo ship Razoni under the flag of Sierra Leone is heading to Lebanon. It is due to arrive in Istanbul on August 2, the Turkish Defense Ministry said. | According to the Marine Traffic vessel tracking service, the cargo ship wa…

____ (2022-08-01). Lessons from Vietnam for Ukraine. transcend.org 28 Jul 2022 – Ukrainians have become cannon fodder for the US geopolitical goals, just as the South Vietnamese were. Will the US and allies continue to escalate the conflict in Ukraine with the goal of hurting Russia? Have we learned nothing from Vietnam and subsequent US/Western foreign policy disasters of the past 40 years?>

Anonymous103 (2022-08-01). Sudden War Crimes Amid Tactical Pause. Who Benefits Them Most? (21+). southfront.org The Penitentiary Hit by Ukrainian forcesRussian spec-ops in Ukraine has been going on for the 6th month now. Mostly successful for Moscow the combat is now facing a "tactical pause". | The advance of Russian troops is much slower than it was a month before. However, the last week of July 2022 saw a bunch of hideous war crimes. First,…

____ (2022-08-01). The World Was Already Broken—Shall Ukrainian Cereals Fix It Up? transcend.org 28 Jul 2022 — The world cheered the 22-July Turkey-brooked agreement between Russia and Ukraine to resume cereals and fertilisers exports from both countries. The Istanbul Agreement allows them to release their exports under UN and international supervision.

Anonymous103 (2022-08-01). Military Situation In Southern Ukraine On August 1, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On July 31, Russian artillery struck Mykolaiv city. Oleksiy Vadatursky, a famous Ukrainian grain businessman was killed in the attack; | Russia struck military assets of the AFU in Odessa airport; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces were reported near Andriivka; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue near Vysokopilya; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue near Blahodante; | A Harpoon launcher was destroyed as a resul…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-01). Fire Destroyed Warehouse Of Notorious Bulgarian Arms Dealer Who Supplied Weapons To Ukraine. southfront.org On July 31, explosion took place in the ammunition depot in Bulgaria, from which weapons were supplied to Ukraine. | According to the Bulgarian National Radio, an ammunition depot located in the city of Karnobat caught fire. The facility belonged to arms dealer Emilian Gebrev who declared that he had been supplying weapons to the Armed Forces of Ukraine since 2014. | According to Gebrev, only obsolete ammunition was stored in the warehouse."Ammunition depots are located on the territory…

Staff (2022-08-01). Russia cripples US Harpoon anti-ship missile launcher. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 01 (MNA) — Russian troops wiped out a US-made Harpoon anti-ship missile launcher in the Odessa Region in Ukraine, Defense Ministry Spokesman Lieutenant-General Igor Konashenkov reported on Monday.

____ (2022-08-01). Three Large American Multinationals Bought 17 Million Hectares of Ukrainian Agricultural Land. transcend.org These are Cargill, Dupont and Monsanto. For comparison, Italy has 16.7 million hectares of agricultural land. Among the main shareholders of these three companies are Vanguard, Blackrock and Blackstone. The usual suspects…

Anonymous765 (2022-08-01). Grain Leaves Ukraine Amid Ongoing Hostilities. southfront.org |

John Feffer (2022-08-01). The weaponization of food. nationofchange.org Russia and Ukraine have come to an agreement on food exports. Will the deal hold?>

____ (2022-08-01). Of the Secret Leaks and the Baking Planet. transcend.org 29 Jul 2022 – Strangely enough, two major scientific findings, both announced in July, did not attribute the current dangerous world's disasters to the proxy war unfolding in Ukraine.

JANET (2022-08-01). NATO exploits Picasso's anti-war 'Guernica'. iacenter.org By Renán Vega Cantor July 18, 2022 This article from El Colectivo, July 7, edited by María Piedad Ossaba of lapluma.net and translated by John Catalinotto, refers to events at the June 28-30 NATO Summit in Spain. The photo is outrageous, although at first glance it appears harmless: A group of women are posing, and in the background is "Guernica," Pablo Picasso's iconic anti-war painting. What is behind this seemingly innocent and banal photo? This group posing in front of Picasso's 'Guernica' painting included Queen Letizia of Spain, Jill Biden of the U.S. and 14 other 'First Ladies' of 'world leaders' attending…

TeleSUR (2022-08-01). . telesurenglish.net The body of Senator Zulma Gomez was found lifeless on Sunday in the waters of Lake Acaray, in the department of Alto Parana, informed the Paraguayan authorities, who initially consider drowning as the cause of her death. | RELATED: | The member of the Authentic Radical Liberal Party (PLRA) was rescued by firefighters about 20 meters from a pier located on her property. The firefighters moved to the scene after the senator's husband…

TeleSUR (2022-08-01). Iran Expresses Willingness to Conclude Nuclear Deal Talks. telesurenglish.net The Iranian chief negotiator's statements come after Borrell said last Tuesday that the draft agreement produced "represents the best possible pact that addresses all the essential elements and includes hard-won compromises by each of the parties" to the JCPOA. | "We work closely with our JCPOA partners, in particular the Coordinator, to give another chance to the US to demonstrate good faith & act responsibly," Iran's chief negotiator, Ali Bagheri Kani, said.

Staff (2022-08-01). Mundial sub-20 de atletismo: Alejandro Parada lidera el debut cubano. cubadebate.cu La clasificación a finales del saltador de largo Alejandro Parada, el avance a semifinales del velocista Reynaldo Espinosa y el buen paso de Josmi Sánchez en el decatlón marcaron el primer día para Cuba en el Campeonato Mundial de Atletismo para menores de 20 años, en la ciudad colombiana de Cali hasta el próximo 6 de agosto.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-01). Transportistas realizan paro tras asesinatos en Barranquilla. telesurtv.net Las autoridades atribuyen los asesinatos a organizaciones criminales que están extorsionando a las empresas.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-01). Asesinato de migrante nigeriano causa indignación en Italia. telesurtv.net La embajada de Nigeria en Italia describió el asesinato de Ogorchukwu como un "asesinato brutal" en una calle concurrida.

TeleSUR (2022-08-01). Serbia-Kosovo Tension; Russia Claims Provocation by the West. telesurenglish.net The tension arose after Kosovo prepared to implement a law requiring Serbs living in the disputed territory to replace their Serbian-issued vehicle registrations with Kosovo license plates as of August 1. | NATO's Kosovo Force (KFOR) said prepared to intervene "if stability is jeopardized in the northern municipalities of Kosovo" after tensions rise at the Kosovo-Serbia border.

____ (2022-08-01). Former Bolivian President Evo Morales Calls for a Global Campaign to Eliminate NATO. transcend.org 30 Jul 2022 – In interview with British journalist, Morales says the U.S. uses NATO to provoke wars and sell weapons. U.S./UK-backed coup against him in 2019 was undertaken for lithium and because his government advanced an alternative economic model to the neoliberal "Washington Consensus"

____ (2022-08-01). Iran mulling over Borrell's proposal on JCPOA. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 01 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said that EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell, as EU coordinator, has prepared a draft of views of different parties to JCPOA and submitted it to all parties as a proposal.

Staff (2022-08-01). US, EU dialogue on combating terrorism with Moscow frozen. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 01 (MNA) — The US and the European Union have frozen dialogue on the fight against terrorism with Moscow under far-fetched pretexts, the Russian Foreign Ministry's Department for New Challenges and Threats chief, Vladimir Tarabrin, said.

____ (2022-08-01). Driven by sizzling sci-fi comedy, China's summer box office picks up speed. ecns.cn Chinese sci-fi comedy "Moon Man" was released over the weekend to critical acclaim, generating a whopping revenue of approximately 1 billion yuan (about 148.22 million U.S.

WSWS (2022-08-01). Detroit City Council approves $60 million tax break for billionaire Dan Gilbert. wsws.org Earlier this week Detroit City Council members voted to approve an unpopular tax handout for the real estate firm of Quicken Loans founder and pandemic profiteer Dan Gilbert.

____ (2022-08-01). The Greatest Science Fiction Movie Ever Made Starring Us. transcend.org 26 Jul 2022 – A new Dark Age is upon us. An unelected shadow government consisting of billionaires, multinational corporations, and international non-governmental organizations like the World Economic Forum and the Rockefeller Foundation has seized power without a shot being fired, without a drop of blood being shed.

WSWS (2022-08-01). German government drives up heating costs by imposing gas surcharge. wsws.org Experts have predicted that the price of heating gas would triple for the end user. Now, the government's gas surcharge will ensure even more billions flow into the accounts of the large energy providers.

Betsey Piette (2022-08-01). Manchin bill could worsen climate crisis. workers.org Politicians and media pundits are lauding the yet to be passed $369 billion Inflation Reduction Act as "the most ambitious climate action" ever taken by Congress. However, considering that the U.S. Congress has never passed any significant climate legislation, the praise is a bit of a stretch. And the devil . . . |

_____ (2022-08-01). As Congress Passes A 'Climate Suicide Pact,' The Fight To Declare A Climate Emergency Continues. popularresistance.org As heatwaves, droughts and wild fires ravage the planet, pressure is building on the White House and Congress to take substantive action to address the climate crisis. More than a thousand organizations in the United States have come together as the People vs Fossil Fuels coalition with the demand that President Biden declare a climate emergency and use his executive powers to stop fossil fuel extraction and new infrastructure. Their actions have succeeded in reopening climate provisions in Congress' Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which is expected to pass this week, but the bill contains poison pills that offset…

Akiksha Chatterji (2022-08-01). The Fed Should Not Punish Working People for Inflation Driven by Big Oil's Greed. commondreams.org Interest rate hikes are a blunt and imprecise tool that won't tackle current sources of inflation, particularly our overdependence on volatile fossil fuels. The best way forward is to shift finance away from fossil fuels, and jump-start a transition to renewable energy.

____ (2022-08-01). Post-pandemic recovery, inflation, security high on agenda at 55th ASEAN foreign ministers' meeting. ecns.cn Post-COVID-19 pandemic recovery, rising global inflation and regional security will be top on the agenda at the 55th ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting (55th AMM) and related meetings, which will be held from Wednesday to Friday, a senior Cambodian diplomat said on Monday.

Joel Richards (2022-08-01). Many Argentines looking for job opportunities to fight inflation. america.cgtn.com Argentina is suffering increasing economic and political instability. Inflation is running at well over 60 percent annually and in late July, President Alberto Fernandez named his third economy minister. With capital controls in place, many Argentines are looking for opportunities to earn a living …

Mark Gruenberg (2022-08-01). Top economists blame corporate price gouging for the inflation plague. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—To listen to the corporate class, you'd think there are two causes for the inflation now hitting the U.S. economy: Democratic President Joe Biden's policies and rising worker wages. Wrong. Because when you take a real look at the numbers, economists—or at least those economists who actually think about workerscome up with a different explanation …

____ (2022-08-01). Interest Rate Hikes Will Not Save Us from Inflation. transcend.org 27 Jul 2022 – Rather than making money harder to get, the U.S. government needs to focus on the other side of the demand vs. supply inflation equation.

Fight Back (2022-08-01). No, the economy is not in a recession (yet). fightbacknews.org San José, CA – On July 29, the Bureau of Economic Analysis released their report on Gross Domestic Product for the second quarter of the year, April to June. GDP went down at a 0.9% annual rate. This followed a decline of 1.6% in GDP in the first three months of the year. | This led to an outcry among Republicans, reinforced by many articles in the corporate media, that a recession had begun. Republican leaders immediately showed their lack of basic economic sense, saying that the American people were already feeling the pain of recession. In fact, the pain that American workers and small businesspeople are feeli…

WSWS (2022-08-01). Thousands pay their respects at funeral of veteran Sri Lankan Trotskyist Wije Dias. wsws.org The funeral of Socialist Equality Party chairman Wije Dias received an international audience and brought revolutionary salutes to his unwavering commitment to Trotskyist principles of socialist internationalism.

WSWS (2022-08-01). David North tribute to Wije Dias. wsws.org North, the chairman of the Socialist Equality Party (US), delivered this tribute online at the funeral of veteran Sri Lankan Trotskyist Wije Dias held in Colombo on Saturday, July 30.

WSWS (2022-08-01). David North's tribute to Wije Dias. wsws.org North, the chairman of the Socialist Equality Party (US), delivered this tribute online at the funeral of veteran Sri Lankan Trotskyist Wije Dias held in Colombo on Saturday, July 30.

Editor (2022-08-01). Crisis in Sri Lanka: Is U.S. imperialism involved? mronline.org The scenes of massive people's protests that have forced Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to flee to Singapore have filled the news media. On July 20, Ranil Wickremesinghe, the former prime minister, was appointed interim president.

JANET (2022-08-01). Fire and ice, yet politicians still sleep. iacenter.org By Paddy Colligan and G. Dunkel July 27, 2022 No imagining is needed to picture what global warming/climate change might look and feel like. Millions of people in the Northern Hemisphere are currently living it. This is an extraordinary summer. Wildfires and record temperatures in Europe, grass fires in London and widespread and deadly wildfires in Portugal, Spain, France, Turkey and in the drought-riven U.S. West. Temperatures over 100 F are affecting the U.S., as well as several European countries, where this phenomenon is so unusual that few people have air conditioning. (Bloomberg News, July 21) A section of…

JANET (2022-08-01). Internationalists' role in Nicaragua's 1979 Revolution. iacenter.org By Hernán Cano July 25, 2022 odriguez Gelfenstein for the news agency Sputnik in preparation for the July anniversary of the 1979 Nicaraguan Revolution. Its introduction noted that Rodriguez Gelfenstein, whose guerrilla father was forced out of Chile by the 1973 coup led by Augusto Pinochet, was, at 22, an officer in Cuba's Revolutionary Armed Forces and participated in the last month of Nicaragua's war of liberation with an international contingent fighting the Somoza dictatorship and later in the training of the national army. Translation: John Catalinotto. Sergio Rodríguez Gelfenstein: Fidel told us that the b…

Themoscowtimes (2022-08-01). Russia Accuses 'Radical' Kosovo of Displacing Serbs in Border Row. themoscowtimes.com Russia's Foreign Ministry accused Kosovo of taking "another step toward the expulsion of the Serbian population from Kosovo."

Anonymous103 (2022-08-01). Military Situation In Iraq On August 1, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On August 1, Iraqi resistance groups attacked Turkish military base in the Bamerne area with a rocket; | On July 31, a U.S. logistical convoy was targeted by IED attacks in the Salah al-Din province; | On July 30, Turkish serviceman was killed during Operation Claw Lock in northern Iraq, according to the Turkish MOD; | On July 30, while the political parties were waiting for the parliament session to start the new political process, Muqtada Sadr, the leader of the Iraqi S…

Jon Queally (2022-08-01). Dark Money Pouring Into Secretary of State Races Featuring 'Big Lie' Candidates. commondreams.org "Prom ≠in ≠ent elec ≠tion deniers have attrac ≠ted large dona ≠tions—often the legal maximum—from donors who are active in multiple states," warns a new report.

Themoscowtimes (2022-08-01). Fleeing War and Discrimination, LGBT Russians Find Refuge in South Caucasus. themoscowtimes.com Armenia and Georgia are socially conservative societies and LGBT people face legal and social obstacles as well as occasional violence.

____ (2022-08-01). Hezbollah not rule out war with Israel over gas field. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 01 (MNA) — The Lebanese Resistance Movement of Hezbollah does not rule out going to war with Israel over the regime's attempts at impinging on Lebanon's natural resources.

Staff (2022-08-01). Putin says there can be no winners in nuclear war. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 01 (MNA) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said that there could be no winners in a nuclear war and it should never be unleashed…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-01). Mayo Clinic Minute: Black women and uterine fibroids. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org July is National Fibroid Awareness Month. Black women in the U.S. are up to three times more likely than white women to develop uterine fibroids. While noncancerous, fibroids can cause painful and excessive uterine bleeding, interfere with everyday life and self-image, and affect fertility.Symptoms can vary and so can the size and location of the fibroids, says Dr. Michelle Louie, a Mayo Clinic gynecologic surgeon and fibroid specialist. She says treatment options are available and you don't need to suffer with symptoms….

Anonymous103 (2022-08-01). Military Situation In Syria On August 1, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On August 1, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 3 times: 2 in Aleppo province, 1 in Lattakia province; | On August 1, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in the Banin area; | On August 1, the Russian Military Police and Turkish forces conducted a joint patrol in the countryside of the city of Ain al-Arab; | On July 31, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in the Ankawi a…

Jake Johnson (2022-08-01). Sanders Says GOP Shouldn't Have Funded Wars If It Didn't Want to Take Care of Vets. commondreams.org "If you don't believe we can afford to take care of our veterans suffering from toxic burn pit exposure, then you should not have approved funding to go to war."

Toward increased Networking (2022-08-01). 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.

____ (2022-08-01). Apology and Reparation: Two Steps the American Psychological Association Should Take Today. transcend.org 28 Jul 2022 – A brief update on the call for the APA to apologize to the victims of U.S. war-on-terror prisoner abuses and make recurring financial contributions to organizations that provide support for torture victims and their families.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-01). Mayo Clinic Minute: ABCs of hepatitis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World Hepatitis Day takes places every year on July 28, bringing the world together to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis. Hepatitis is a disease characterized by inflammation of the liver. It comes in many forms, including hepatitis A, B and C. But what do those letter designations mean, and how do they differ from one another? Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/3bfI2lLGOdM Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 58) is in the downloads at…

____ (2022-08-01). PLA sends next-gen aerial tanker YU-20 for combat readiness training. ecns.cn China's next-generation aerial tanker, the YU-20, has started to join combat readiness training, as the aircraft is expected to boost other warplanes' long-range operational capabilities.

____ (2022-08-01). Outdoor allure to boost RV sales, experts predict. ecns.cn China's recreational vehicle market showed a downward trend in the first half, but industry experts believe an explosion of demand will come in the future.

Jorge Majfud (2022-08-01). La libertad de expresión bajo vigilancia. globalizacion.ca Los rebeldes, disidentes o simplemente investigadores incómodos son el objetivo natural de la maquinaria del poder. Sus instrumentos más comunes (antes de la persecución y la cárcel, como es el caso de Julian Assange y Edward Snowden) son el acoso…

Human Agenda (2022-08-01). Saturday 8/13: Hot Topic: The New Civil War. indybay.org Roosevelt Community Center | 901 East Santa Clara Street | San Jose, CA 95116…

Manlio Dinucci (2022-08-01). Draghi: Missione Compiuta. globalresearch.ca La rassegna stampa internazionale di Byoblu | 58 ∞ puntata: | "Tra i paesi dell'Europa Occidentale l'Italia aveva uno dei legami più forti con la Russia. La missione di Draghi è stata quella di rompere questo schema, riposizionando l'Italia nei confronti della …

Infobrics (2022-08-01). RBI Allows Global Trade Settlements in‚ÄäRupees. infobrics.org RBI's move to allow global trade settlements in‚Ää rupees is‚Ää seen‚Ää primarily‚Ää aimed‚Ää at‚Ää facilitating‚Ää trade‚Ää with ‚Ääsanctions-hit‚Ää Russia…

Infobrics (2022-08-01). China 'Ready' to Deliver Aircraft Parts to Russia: Chinese Ambassador to Russia. infobrics.org Chinese companies "are ready" to deliver aircraft parts to Russian airlines, said Chinese Ambassador to Russia Zhang Hanhui…

TeleSUR (2022-08-01). Russia Asks for Respect for Serbs Residing in Kosovo. telesurenglish.net On Monday, Kremlin spokesman Dmitri Peskov requested respect for the rights of Serbs residing in Kosovo and asked the Kosovar authorities "to be reasonable" in handling tensions on the border between Serbia and its former province. | RELATED: | "We demand that all rights of Serbs be respected," he said, adding that Russia "without a doubt absolutely supports Serbia" and considers the Kosovar authorities' intention to…

Staff (2022-08-01). Russia membership in OPEC+ vital for success of agreement. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 01 (MNA) — OPEC's new secretary general said that Russia's membership in OPEC+ is vital for the success of the agreement.

Jessica Corbett (2022-08-01). Price gouging at the pump results in 235% profit jump for Big Oil: analysisÔøº. nationofchange.org "Make no mistake; these profits mark a large transfer of wealth from working- and middle-class people to wealthy oil executives and shareholders," said Jordan Schreiber of Accountable.US.

Zach D. Roberts (2022-08-01). Climate protesters delay congressional baseball gameÔøº. nationofchange.org The protesters attempted to draw attention to the urgent need for large-scale climate action and pressure Democrat legislators to act.

Workers World West Virginia bureau (2022-08-01). Kentucky floods caused by capitalist greed. workers.org As of July 30, at least 25 people have been reported dead from the destructive flash flood in eastern Kentucky that started in the early evening of July 27. Aerial photo shows devastating impact of floods in Kentucky Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear declared a "state of emergency" shortly after the . . . |

Minnie Bruce Pratt (2022-08-01). Workers launched first union at Trader Joe's. workers.org Continuing the breakthrough of union drives in the U.S., workers at Trader Joe's in Hadley, Massachusetts, won a 45-31 vote July 28 to become the first unionized store in the trendy grocery store chain. The corporation has more than 530 locations across the U.S., with 10,000 employees and an estimated . . . |

Editor (2022-08-01). Visita a Oriente Medio, acceso al petróleo se impone a los derechos humanos. workers.org Ningún palestino que vive bajo la ocupación israelí se benefició un ápice de la breve visita del presidente Joe Biden a Oriente Medio. Biden tenía el poder ejecutivo para revertir el daño hecho cuando el ex presidente Donald Trump trasladó la embajada de Estados Unidos a Jerusalén, reconociendo el control . . . |

_____ (2022-08-01). Activists Shut Down Department Of Interior Over Climate Emergency. popularresistance.org Unceded Piscataway Lands AKA Washington D.C.- As the sun rises an autonomous Indigenous-led delegation of Black, Indigenous, people of the global majority and their allies have shut down the streets surrounding the Department of Interior Washington D.C early this morning painting CLIMATE EMERGENCY in front of the building. | The group is demanding President Biden declare a climate emergency and stop approving fossil fuel projects, including leases, exports, plastic plants, and pipelines. Permitting new fossil fuel projects will further entrench us in a fossil fuel economy for decades to come — and encourage…

_____ (2022-08-01). Nicaragua… "Still, It Moves…" popularresistance.org At his Senate confirmation hearing, Rodriguez openly declared his intention to attack Nicaragua's economy and institutions. Among other things he declared that he would work to exclude the country from the Central American Free Trade Agreement. He also promised to seek to isolate Nicaragua internationally so as to obtain the release of criminals the US government paid via its non profit network to overthrow Nicaragua's government in 2018 and to try disrupting the country's national elections in 2021. He even declared that as ambassador he would contest the development of Nicaragua's sovereign relations with China…

Bezaleel Jupiter (2022-08-01). Steal from the poor, give to the rich: Welfare fraud in Mississippi. liberationnews.org The state auditor, Shad White, called this case "some of the largest fraud in state history."

Editor (2022-08-01). Child labor is alive and well in the United States. mronline.org A Hyundai subsidiary used up to fifty underage migrant workers at an auto plant known for hazardous conditions, according to former and current employees.

Editor (2022-08-01). Two hundred years of Mendel's genetic revolution and the fight against scientific racism. mronline.org In July this year, the world is celebrating 200 years of Gregor Mendel's birth, widely accepted as the father of genetics.

Editor (2022-08-01). Chris Hedges: When the Just Go to Prison. scheerpost.com Pig and Whistle by Mr. Fish | By Chris Hedges | MARION, Illinois — Hale, a…

Fight Back (2022-08-01). Chicago: Movement forces the release of Chicago police torture survivors. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL – A series of victories was won in the past month by the movement to free survivors of torture and wrongful conviction at the hands of Chicago Police Department. Clayborn Smith, Marcellous Pittman, Juan Hernandez, Rosendo Hernandez, Arthur Almendarez, John Galvan, Eruby Abrego, Jeremiah Cain, David Gecht and David Colon have all had historic judgments in their cases. | In the case of Clayborn Smith, a decision by the Illinois Appellate Court authored by Justice Cynthia Cobbs reversed the decision of Circuit Court Judge Alfredo Maldonado, finding that Detectives Kenneth Boudreau, John Halloran and Jame…

Infobrics (2022-08-01). Great Power Conflict Fuels BRICS Expansion Push. infobrics.org Amid China-U.S. tensions, the impetus to build a bigger BRICS has grown stronger than everAmid China-U.S. tensions, the impetus to build a bigger BRICS has grown stronger than ever…

JANET (2022-08-01). Biden in Occupied Palestine and the 'Jerusalem Declaration'. iacenter.org July 16, 2022 Samidoun Palestine Prisoner Solidarity Network issued this collective statement with co-signers "in struggle and solidarity" July 16. The full list of signers, including Workers World Party and the International Action Center, is at samidoun.net. Organizations can endorse at bit.ly/bidenpalestine. Protesters hounded U.S. President Joe Biden in Palestine, including July 15 in Bethlehem where boys carried the photograph of Shireen Abu Akleh, Palestinian-American journalist murdered by Israeli Defense Force troops while on assignment in the Palestinian refugee camp of Jenin. Credit: Abbas Momani The jo…

JANET (2022-08-01). Extreme weather and mass incarceration deaths. iacenter.org By Mirinda Crissman July 20, 2022 Houston Across the hottest places in the U.S., people in prisons, jails and detention centers often face unbearable and sometimes lethal conditions behind the walls, where air conditioning is not provided. The Prison Policy Initiative has found that many famously hot states lack universal air conditioning in prisons and jails. These include Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia. (Prisonpolicy.org, June 18, 2019) Data compiled and analyzed by The Intercept shows that Te…

JANET (2022-08-01). Italian government arrests militant unionists. iacenter.org By Martha Grevatt July 28, 2022 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 sector and have waged strikes recently against Amazon, FedEx and others. The six are charged with conspiracy to commit private violence, resistance to a public official, sabotage and interruption of public service. March to protest attacks on militant unions, Piacenza, Italy, July 23. Credi…

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-08-01). UNCLOAKED: Canada's "Jekyll-and-Hyde" Masquerade as Nation that Supposedly Supports Pacifism and Progressive Principles. covertactionmagazine.com Actually One of the World's Top Military Spenders and Joined at the Hip to America's Murderous Militarist Empire How Canada's …

José Luis Granados Ceja (2022-08-01). Venezuela and Colombia Hold High-Level Bilateral Meeting As Normalization Advances. venezuelanalysis.com The two countries earlier signed a "border agreement" to promote peace and development along their shared border.

Liberation Staff (2022-08-01). PSL Editorial — Black August 2022: Continuing the centuries-long struggle for justice. liberationnews.org Party for Socialism and Liberation branches across the country are organizing educational and cultural events as part of the Black August tradition that dates back to 1979, reaffirming our determination to overthrow the grinding oppression imposed by U.S. capitalism on Black America.

Margaret Kimberley (2022-08-01). Glen Ford's irreplaceable journalism. mronline.org In the best sense of the word a journalist is someone who brings to the public sphere accurate, well sourced information, and rigorous analysis.

Rqorinoco (2022-08-01). India's Bjp's Poor Record in Tribal Welfare. orinocotribune.com By Subodh Varma — Jul 27, 2022 | Droupadi Murmu was recently elected as India's first tribal president. However, behind the celebrations lies the reality of how the ruling party has failed to address the issues faced by tribals | From the day the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Parliamentary Board announced that Droupadi Murmu, a Santhal (a major tribal community in India) leader from Odisha, would be the party's nominee for India's presidency, the media has been overflowing with opinions on how this was another 'master stroke' from the party's high command, that it will win over tribal communities in…

Staff (2022-08-01). How Public Real Estate Investment Trusts Extract Wealth from Nursing Homes and Hospitals. cepr.net Evidence shows that REITs are financial actors that aggressively buy up property assets and manage them to extract wealth at taxpayers' expense.

TeleSUR (2022-08-01). Hate Mob Incite Violence Against Caravan for Cuba in Miami. telesurenglish.net Cuban-American professor Carlos Lazo, leader of the Bridges of Love solidarity movement, denounced the provocations on a live broadcast on social media, which took place in the streets of Coral Gables, a city near Miami. | From Miami, Cuban-American professor Carlos Lazo #PuentesDeAmor called for this to be another day of struggle, but also of light and solidarity.

TeleSUR (2022-08-01). Mckinney Fire Explodes to Largest in California This Year. telesurenglish.net A fast-moving wildfire, dubbed the McKinney Fire, exploded in Northern California, becoming the largest wildfire so far this year in California within only three days. | RELATED: | The wildfire began on Friday afternoon in the Klamath National Forest in Siskiyou County near the California-Oregon border. It has scorched over 210.4 square km with zero containment as of Sunday evening, according to the California Dep…

TeleSUR (2022-08-01). Scientists Design Two-in-One Antibodies Against COVID Variants. telesurenglish.net Chinese and U.S. scientists have developed two cocktail antibodies against COVID-19 that may deliver a one-two punch to infections caused by the prevalent Omicron variant. | RELATED: | Researchers from the University of Science and Technology of China, the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio designed bivalent nanobodies that can provide broad-spectrum protection again…

TeleSUR (2022-08-01). The United States, an Empire of Mass Surveillance. telesurenglish.net For decades, the United States has conducted indiscriminate mass surveillance of its citizens, as well as of foreign governments, companies and individuals. Various surveillance projects implemented by Washington have been unveiled one after another in recent years, exposing more evidence of America's pervasive and ubiquitous surveillance of the world. | RELATED: | SURVEILLANCE ON DOMESTIC SOIL: | According to a recent report by George…

Staff (2022-08-01). Iran to cooperate with Venezuela in all technological fields. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 01 (MNA) — Vice President for Science and Technology announced that Iran is ready to cooperate with Venezuela in all technological fields.

Slingshot collective (2022-08-01). Sunday 8/21: Slingshot new volunteer meeting / article brainstorm for issue #136. indybay.org Long Haul infoshop – 3124 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley, CA 94705 – 510 540 0751 – 2 blocks from Ashby BART – corner of Shattuck and Woolsey across from La Pena…

Jamanetwork (2022-08-01). Confronting the Clinical Implications of Racial and Ethnic Discrepancy in Pulse Oximetry. jamanetwork.com The pulse oximeter is a noninvasive instrument that uses light absorption to assess hemoglobin configuration as a proxy for blood oxygen levels. The number generated by this device guides care in clinics and hospitals worldwide. Yet the technology has a known flaw: patients with darker skin are more likely to yield readings that are falsely elevated. This discrepancy, known as hidden hypoxemia, is defined as hypoxemia as measured by the arterial blood gas (SaO2) that is not detected on pulse oximetry (SpO2). While the technical limitations of the pulse oximeter have been recognized for more than 30 years, investi…

Our Reporter (2022-08-01). Archbishop Kaziimba asks Christians to persevere amidst rising food, fuel prices. plusnews.ug The Church of Uganda Archbishop, His Grace Dr. Samuel Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu has asked Christians to preserve and have faith in God amidst the high cost of basic items such as fuel and food prices. He was preaching to the congregation during his pastoral visit to St. Mark's Church- Entebbe Archdeaconry on Sunday. The Archbishop …

WSWS (2022-08-01). The closing of the San Francisco Art Institute: "The artists can go hang themselves" wsws.org The announcement in mid-July that the San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) would cease operations, no longer offering courses or degrees, is a significant and telling event.

Staff (2022-08-01). Economía de EEUU entra en recesión al acumular dos trimestres seguidos en baja. cubadebate.cu La economía de Estados Unidos registró una caída del 0,9 por ciento del PIB en el segundo trimestre. Una cifra que se suma a la contracción del 1,6% en los primeros tres meses del año. De esta manera, técnicamente entró en recesión al acumular dos trimestres seguidos en baja, y el panorama podría plantearse más desalentador.

____ (2022-08-01). BDS-3 short message communication services now applied to mobile phones. ecns.cn The short message communication services provided by China's BeiDou-3 Navigation Satellite System (BDS-3) have progressed from industrial application to public application, according to a conference held in Beijing on Saturday.

____ (2022-08-01). God Is Both Personal (Bhagavan) and Impersonal (Brahman). transcend.org When it comes to understanding God, many people do not quite understand Who/What He is. Often we find a pervasive view that He is impersonal, like an indescribable force, or that everything is God, we are all God, God is love, the Absolute Truth, and so on. However, we need to understand that these are simply small aspects of what is God.

WSWS (2022-08-01). Governor says full death toll from eastern Kentucky flooding will not be known for weeks. wsws.org Far more victims are expected to be found as search and rescue teams wade through debris-laden flood waters, mudslides and wrecked homes and buildings in the mostly isolated rural and coal mining towns.

Juan Cole (2022-08-01). How Samuel Alito's Attack on Privacy Rights could Make that famous Star Trek Kiss between Nichelle Nichols and William Shatner Illegal Again. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) Steve Chawkins writes in the LA Times that actress Nichelle Nichols died of a heart attack on Saturday at 89 in Silver City, New Mexico. Nichols was cast by Star Trek creator Gene Rodenberry as Lt. Nyota Uhura, chief communications officer of the Federation star ship Enterprise and the fourth …

WSWS (2022-08-01). With support of ILWU bureaucracy, Oakland city and port officials sue truckers to stop protests against AB5 law. wsws.org The suit reflects serious fears that continued protests could spread and shut down work at the docks, upending plans by the Biden administration, the port operators and the union to keep operations going.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-01). Overlooking a More Typical Culprit. jamanetwork.com To the Editor We read with great interest the recent report by Dr Chang and Jin of a patient with acute total occlusion of the left main coronary artery (LMCA). The authors discussed 2 electrocardiogram (ECG) patterns of acute total occlusion of the LMCA: (1) ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) with right bundle-branch block plus left anterior fascicle block; and (2) non-STEMI. The case is excellently presented; however, some points require further discussion.

Staff (2022-08-01). Qué trae la prensa cubana, lunes 1 de agosto de 2022. cubadebate.cu

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-01). Raeisi congratulates Switzerland on National Day. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 01 (MNA) — Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi congratulated his Swiss counterpart on the country's National Day and expressed hope for the expansion of relations between the two countries in different fields.

____ (2022-08-01). China sets up Guangzhou branch of the National Archives of Publications and Culture. ecns.cn China on Saturday inaugurated the Guangzhou branch of the National Archives of Publications and Culture in Southeast China's Guangdong Province to preserve bibliology resources.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-01). Consumer Health: What is lung cancer screening, and who needs it? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World Lung Cancer Day will be observed Monday, Aug. 1, which makes this a good time to learn more about lung cancer screening and who needs it. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S., according to the American Cancer Society. Lung cancer claims more lives each year than colon, breast and prostate cancers combined. Although the disease can occur in people who have never smoked, people who smoke or have smoked have…

TeleSUR, JDO, JL (2022-08-01). Vicepresidenta electa de Colombia arriba a Bolivia. telesurtv.net Francia Márquez culmina en esa nación la gira suramericana que antes la llevó a Brasil, Chile y Argentina.

Staff (2022-08-01). Al-Shabaab terrorists publicly execute 7 in Somalia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 01 (MNA) — Al-Qaeda-affiliated terrorist group al-Shabab publicly executed seven people for alleged spying, including a soldier, in southwestern Somalia, according to local media.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-01). Kidney Comorbidities and Acute Kidney Failure After COVID-19 in Individuals With Sickle Cell Trait. jamanetwork.com This genetic association study assesses the association of sickle cell trait with prepandemic health conditions in Million Veteran Program participants and assesses the severity and sequelae of COVID-19.

Suheir Sheikh (2022-08-01). Black homeownership in the U.S. america.cgtn.com A troubling trend in the red-hot housing market. According to the National Association of Realtors, the gap between white and black homeownership is widening — with fewer African Americans owning their own home now than a decade ago and there are concerns that rising mortgage rates …

Shaheen Rahman (2022-08-01). Vardy 0 1 Rooney: Wagatha Christie solved at last. ukhumanrightsblog.com The judgment in Vardy v Rooney [2022] EWHC 2017 can be found HERE. The case was a game of two other halves — Coleen Rooney, wife of Wayne, and Rebekah Vardy, wife of Jamie. Steyn J's judgment left Rooney and her legal team punching the air and dousing themselves in champagne whilst Vardy cradled herself …

Eric Nepomuceno (2022-08-01). Bolsonaro, cada vez más presionado e incontrolable. globalizacion.ca Celso Campilongo, el director de la muy tradicional y centenaria Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad de San Pablo, hasta hace algunos pocos días era desconocido fuera de los medios jurídicos brasileños. | Pues se hizo conocido porque en esa condición…

Staff (2022-08-01). China calls on US to respond positively to Iran's demands. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 01 (MNA) — China considers the conclusion of the talks as dependent on the "positive response" from the United States to Iran's legitimate and reasonable demands, the Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday.

Labor Video Project (2022-08-01). Selling Off Golden Gate Park: Privatization & Corruption Destroying Great Public Park. indybay.org The sell off and privatization of Golden Gate Park is escalating at the same time of a massive corruption scandal of top officials of the City and County of San Francisco. This program looks at the "non-profits" that are being used to facilitate the transfer of public lands at the park to privatizers.

Direct Action Everywhere (2022-08-01). Wednesday 8/10: Protest the FBI: A Government Against the People. indybay.org 4 Golden Gate Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102…

WSWS (2022-08-01). Michigan approves plan to impose millions in fees on victims of dam failures. wsws.org Over two years after three dam failures in Central Michigan, those responsible walk free while thousands of residents remain scarred by the damage.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-01). 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, DRL (2022-08-01). Irán descarta producir armamento nuclear aunque puede hacerlo. telesurtv.net Teherán asegura que tiene capacidades técnicas para hacerlo, pero no es parte de sus planes como le ha dicho a la OIEA.

____ (2022-08-01). Shenzhen allows fully autonomous vehicles on certain roads. ecns.cn The southern Chinese metropolis of Shenzhen Monday started allowing fully autonomous vehicles to run on certain roads as a local regulation on smart and internet-connected vehicles went into effect.

____ (2022-08-01). Seven hospitalized in shooting in US State of Florida. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 01 (MNA) — At least seven shooting victims were hospitalized on Sunday after a melee in downtown Orlando, Florida.

Our Reporter (2022-08-01). Police explain shooting of suspected armed robbers in Jinja. plusnews.ug Kiira region police have explained the events leading to the shooting of two suspected armed robbers in the Madhivani cell in the Jinja. The deceased suspected robbers are Jeremiah Mivule and Joseph Mutali. James Mubi, the Kiira Region Police spokesperson, says that the suspects were first sighted at the Mailo-Mbiri roundabout aboard a motorcycle registration …

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-01). Iran's intelligence forces detain Israeli-linked Baha'i group. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 01 (MNA) — The Iranian Ministry of Intelligence said in a statement on Monday that its forces arrested members of the Baha'i group linked with the Israeli regime.

____ (2022-08-01). More than 90% exhibitors plan return to CICPE. ecns.cn Over 90 percent of the exhibitors have expressed their intentions to attend the third CICPE next year, according to the organizer, Shanghai Securities News reported on Monday.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-01). Leading Causes of Death in the US During the COVID-19 Pandemic. jamanetwork.com Using national death certificate data for 2020 and provisional data for 2021 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this cross-sectional study examines the leading causes of death in the US, overall and in various age groups.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-01). Exigen justicia para Santiago Maldonado en Argentina. telesurtv.net El joven estuvo desaparecido varias semanas y luego fue hallado su cadáver en un río, sin que se esclarezca todavía.

Nitza Soledad Perez (2022-08-01). Shark attacks rise in the U.S. america.cgtn.com Shark sightings and attacks are on the rise in the U.S. Seven people were attacked by sharks in the past few weeks, including five in New York and two in Florida. And once again, human induced climate change, might be the reason behind it.

TeleSUR, JL (2022-08-01). Al menos cuatro fallecidos deja accidente de tránsito en Bolivia. telesurtv.net De acuerdo a informes preliminares, se reportan al menos diez heridos.

Staff (2022-08-01). Hallan cadáver de la senadora paraguaya Zulma Gómez en un lago. telesurtv.net La senadora de 61 años de edad fue hallada a unos 20 metros de un muelle en el lago Acaray, junto a sus zapatos, un colchón y una manta.

Ryosuke Hanada (2022-08-01). Japan's ramped-up defense spending not a done deal. asiatimes.com Tokyo may be rethinking…

____ (2022-08-01). China leads batteries and minerals pack. ecns.cn China has not only been developing rapidly in the electric vehicle sector but is also leading in clean energy-related mineral supply chains, industry insiders in Washington say.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-01). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Combatting drug shortages. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Drug shortages continue to be a major health care issue in the U.S., with more than 200 ongoing and active shortages per year since 2018. "Drug shortages are not new to health care," explains Dr. Mary Gilmer, director of pharmaceutical supply and procurement for Mayo locations across the Midwest. "But, really, over the last two years with the COVID-19 pandemic, the shortages have really exposed the vulnerability of our global drug supply chain. And these…

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-01). Tàºrkiye confirma salida de buque con cereales desde Ucrania. telesurtv.net Es parte del acuerdo alcanzado entre Ucrania, Rusia, Türkiye y la ONU para facilitar la exportación de granos.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-01). 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…

Staff (2022-08-01). China to assume month-long UNSC presidency. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 01 (MNA) — China is set to assume a month-long presidency of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) in August.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-08-01). Presidente peruano denunciará a programa de televisión. telesurtv.net "Ejerciendo mi derecho como ciudadano y como presidente de la República, procederé a denunciar a la señalada producción periodística que difunde noticias falsas", manifestó el gobernante.

____ (2022-08-01). Ambassador Zheng Zeguang: Decoupling with China will be disastrous for UK businesses. ecns.cn Ambassador Zheng Zeguang (@AmbZhengZeguang) pointed out in a Tweet that anti-China rhetoric by UK politicians is creating uncertainties &unease in UK business community, thus heaping more pressure upon rocketing cost of living here.

Tomdispatch (2022-08-01). Season of Sadism: With right wing Republicans running on the New Misogyny, can Dems Riposte Effectively? juancole.com By Nina Burleigh | ( Tomdispatch.com) Ever since the early morning hours of November 9, 2016, standing in a ballroom with red-hatted Trump election celebrants in the New York Hilton, I've been waiting for this moment. This eruption of misogyny, unlike any since perhaps the witch trials and the burnings of midwives at …

Staff (2022-08-01). Estrenarán documental sobre Fito Páez en Cuba. cubadebate.cu Un nuevo documental sobre Fito Páez está muy próximo a estrenarse en Cuba. "La Habana de Fito" lleva por título este audiovisual que recorrerá buena parte de la carrera del cantautor argentino. A través de varias entrevistas a Fito Páez, en La Habana y Buenos Aires, el público podrá acercarse a la historia del cantautor con la capital de la Isla.

David Sirota (2022-08-01). TONIGHT AT 7PM ET: Join Us For Happy Hour (Exclusive for Supporting Subscribers). levernews.com A reminder that tonight at 7pm ET we will be hosting an exclusive happy hour just for The Lever's supporting subscribers on

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-01). Francia Márquez aboga por unidad latinoamericana en Bolivia. telesurtv.net La vicepresidenta electa colombiana estuvo en una ceremonia ancestral por el aniversario de la independencia de Bolivia.

____ (2022-08-01). 1st European woman walks in space. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 01 (MNA) — For the first time, a European female astronaut made a spacewalk outside the International Space Station (ISS).

Oakland Privacy (2022-08-01). Thursday 8/4: Stop Shotspotter Teach-In. indybay.org

Staff (2022-08-01). El tiempo: Calor y algunas lluvias en el occidente. cubadebate.cu Amanecerá parcialmente nublado en zonas de la costa norte de gran parte del archipiélago, con poca nubosidad en el resto. Desde el final de la mañana estará parcialmente nublado y se nublará en la región occidental con algunos chubascos y tormentas eléctricas, que serán aislados en el resto del archipiélago.

Staff (2022-08-01). Iran-Lebanon relations expected to get stronger. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 01 (MNA) — With the new Iranian ambassador to Lebanon arriving in Beirut, relations between Iran and Lebanon seem to be on the verge of entering a new stage in which the two countries would further develop their ties.

Center for Biological Diversity (2022-08-01). Thursday 7/28: CARB Scoping Plan Meeting and Climate Justice Rally! indybay.org 900 Fallon St, Oakland, CA 94607-4808, United States…

WSWS (2022-08-01). Support Will Lehman for UAW president! wsws.org The official nomination of a candidate running for UAW president on an explicitly socialist program is a historic milestone and an expression of the immense potential for the building of a mass revolutionary movement in the American working class.

Staff (2022-08-01). Mustsee breathtaking sceneries from Tehran to Shirgah. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 01 (MNA) — Undoubtedly, Iran is among the countries that enjoy extraordinary potential in the field of geotourism attractions.

Staff (2022-08-01). 7 killed, dozens injured in fuel tanker blast in Libya. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 01 (MNA) — News sources reported that 7 people were killed and 43 others were injured due to the explosion of a fuel tanker in Libya.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-01). 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…

Kungu Al-Mahadi Adam (2022-08-01). Alupo cautions RDCs on corruption, implementation of gov't programs. plusnews.ug The Vice President Jessica Alupo has called upon Resident District Commissioners (RDCs) and Resident City Commissioners (RCCs) to embrace and monitor the Parish Development Model (PDM) aimed at delivering social economic transformation to all communities in Uganda. "The Parish Development Model is the country's game changer because it focuses on family enterprises for poverty eradication …

Berkeley Rent Board Convention (2022-08-01). Filling a Vacancy on the 2022 Berkeley Rent Board Slate. indybay.org The Berkeley Rent Board Convention seeks candidates by THIS THURSDAY, August 4 to fill a vacancy on the 2022 Progressive, Pro-Tenant Berkeley Rent Board Slate…

JANET (2022-08-01). Julian Assange defense files appeals, granted extension. iacenter.org July 29, 2022 By Tareq Haddad This excerpted article, which originally appeared July 16 in Popular Resistance, can be read in full at tinyurl.com/kfzvkh2c. London — Following a June 17 decision from British Secretary of State Priti Patel approving the order to extradite Julian Assange to the U.S., lawyers for the imprisoned WikiLeaks publisher have since submitted filings indicating they intend to fight the decision on 16 legal grounds. As first revealed by The Wall Street Journal, lawyers for Assange submitted two separate appeal applications: one against Patel's decision; the second against a January 2021…

____ (2022-08-01). Fishing ban lifted on East China Sea in Zhejiang. ecns.cn More than a thousand fishing boats set sail for fishing after a three-month fishing ban on the East China Sea in Zhoushan, east China's Zhejiang Province, August 1, 2022.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-01). 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 (2022-08-01). Reportan dos mineros atrapados en Maimón, República Dominicana. telesurtv.net Los dos mineros, uno de nacionalidad colombiana, y otro dominicano, se encontraban haciendo labores a unos 95 metros del área del derrumbe cuando quedaron atrapados.

TeleSUR, fgh, JGN (2022-08-01). Los cinco descubrimientos más impactantes en Marte. telesurtv.net A pesar de los adelantos de la ciencia, Marte, el cuarto planeta del sistema , sigue lleno de secretos que llama la atención de los científicos.

____ (2022-08-01). China to lead in computing power rank. ecns.cn China's computing power is expected to exceed that of the United States in one or two years, which will give the nation an edge to build up its digital economy and inject new vitality into the high-quality development of China's sprawling industries.

____ (2022-08-01). Nelson Mandela at the United Nations. transcend.org 18 July 2022 — UN Nelson Mandela International Day…

Marcos Salgado (2022-08-01). Piratería británica: Venezuela no puede acceder a sus reservas de oro. globalizacion.ca El caso del oro venezolano en Londres se remonta a mayo de 2020, cuando el BCV presentó una demanda contra el Banco de Inglaterra por su negativa a dar acceso a las reservas de oro. En un insólito fallo de…

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-01). Muere a los 94 años de edad expresidente filipino Fidel Ramos. telesurtv.net Como presidente, impulsó reformas fiscales y económicas, ayudando con ello a revitalizar la economía en este país del sudeste asiático.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-01). Assessment of Racial and Ethnic Differences in Oxygen Supplementation Among Patients in the ICU. jamanetwork.com This cohort study assesses whether there are racial and ethnic disparities in supplemental oxygen administration associated with inconsistent pulse oximeter performance.

WSWS (2022-08-01). Handcuffed Georgia woman dies in police custody after 'falling' out of moving squad car. wsws.org After initially blaming 28-year-old Brianna Grier for her own death, police have been forced to admit they never closed the door or buckled her in.

WSWS (2022-08-01). BT Group workers speak out during second UK-wide strike day. wsws.org WSWS reporters spoke to BT Group workers on picket lines around the UK during Monday's national strike.

____ (2022-08-01). 'Second uncle coin collapse' sparks public concern. ecns.cn The so-called "Second uncle coin collapse" is sparking heated debate on social media platform Sina Weibo.

Staff (2022-08-01). VIDEO: Heavy flooding in Riyadh. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 01 (MNA) — Footage shows widespread flooding in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh.

Special to People's World (2022-08-01). CPUSA to host international anti-imperialist conference in September. peoplesworld.org HOUSTON—For the past several months, the International Department and the Peace and Solidarity Commission of the Communist Party USA have been working to organize the first ever international conference hosted by the CPUSA, occurring on the weekend of September 10th and 11th. The conference comes at a very important and dynamic time. U.S. imperialism is …

____ (2022-08-01). NYC declares monkeypox public health emergency. ecns.cn New York City on Saturday declared a public health emergency due to the monkeypox outbreak.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-01). 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….

Freedom Road Socialist Organization (2022-08-01). Saturday 8/27: Rally/March to Defend DACA! indybay.org San Jose City Hall Plaza…

TeleSUR, ysm, JGN (2022-08-01). Diez lecciones que deja El Principito. telesurtv.net Antoine de Saint-Exupéry legó a la humanidad una de las obras literarias más sublimes escritas hasta ahora, convocando a quienes la leen a hacer de la vida algo más que un sueño real.

____ (2022-08-01). Guangzhou branch of the National Archives of Publications and Culture opens to public. ecns.cn Covering a total construction area of 94,300 square meters, the Guangzhou branch is located by the Liuxi River, with a total designed storage of 25 million books (pieces).

Angela (2022-08-01). Saturday 7/30: Free virtual screening of the documentary film "Aida Returns" indybay.org

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-08-01). Argelia muestra interés en integrarse al grupo Brics. telesurtv.net El bloque es integrado por países en rápido desarrollo que promueven el diálogo y la cooperación multilateral.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-01). Low-Value Service Delivery and Spending by the VA. jamanetwork.com This cross-sectional study compiles use and cost data of low-value health services delivered or paid for by the Veterans Health Administration (VA).

____ (2022-08-01). For Those about to Rock, NAM 2.0 Salutes You. transcend.org 22 Jul 2022 – Those were the days, in 1955, at the legendary Indonesia conference when the Global South started dreaming of building a new world via the Non-Aligned Movement. NAM 2.0 drive — of which China is a key player — stands in stark opposition to how the Empire of Chaos wove its toxic net since the start of the millennium.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-01). Fourth BNT162b2 Dose and COVID-19 Hospitalization in Long-term Care Residents. jamanetwork.com This cohort study examines association of the fourth BNT162b2 dose with protection against SARS-CoV-2—related infections, hospitalizations, and deaths during the Omicron surge in Israeli long-term care facility residents.

Reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2022-08-01). México_Chiapas: LLamamiento Zapatista sin fronteras. indybay.org México_Chiapas: LLamamiento sin fronteras a las comunidades autà≤nomas zapatistas…

Staff (2022-08-01). Cuba marcha al frente de América Latina y el Caribe en la 44 Olimpiada de Ajedrez. cubadebate.cu Los conjuntos varonil y femenino de Cuba mantienen un buen paso desde el inicio de la 44 Olimpiada de Ajedrez por equipos y este domingo entablaron duelos ante dos fuertes rivales: Ucrania y Australia. La cita tendrá este lunes su cuarta ronda en la localidad india de Mahabalipuram, donde existen varios sitios Patrimonio de la Humanidad.

TeleSUR, SH, JGN (2022-08-01). øCómo son los rituales de agradecimiento a la Pachamama. telesurtv.net En la ceremonia, creada por los pueblos de los Andes centrales, se realizan una serie de ofrendas para festejar la naturaleza "protectora" y fecunda de la tierra.

Our Reporter (2022-08-01). Masaka District, City leadership feud over properties. plusnews.ug There is a sharp dispute between Masaka District and the City Council authorities over sharing of immovable properties. The current dispute arises from attempts by Masaka City Council to relocate their administrative offices to the district headquarters at Kitabiro cell in Nyendo-Mukungwe division. The misunderstanding played out openly last Friday when Andrew Lukyamuzi Batemyetto, the …

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-01). COVID-19 variant BA.5 is dominant strain; BA.2.75 is being monitored. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org COVID-19 infections in the U.S. continue to rise, with omicron BA.5 causing an estimated 82% of cases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It may be the most dominant strain, but it's not the only one public health officials are monitoring. Omicron is a variant of COVID-19. BA.5 and BA.2.75 refer to as subvariants or strains of omicron. Variant basically means a mutation that occurs in the virus over time. "BA.5 is a strain…

Jim McIlroy (2022-08-01). Powerhouse Museum 'rejuvenation' threatens to destroy its historic character. greenleft.org.au The campaign to save the Powerhouse Museum in Ultimo continues after the NSW Coalition government announced it would close the museum to the public for "rejuvenation". Jim McIlroy reports.

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