2022-08-04: News Headlines

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-04). US Risks Provoking North Korea's Kim By Holding Drills Simulating His Assassination. news.antiwar.com The US and South Korea are planning new war games where they will simulate taking out North Korea's military leadership, including the country's leader, Kim Jong-un, The drills will simulate targeting Pyongyang's missile and nuclear sites plus bases needed to supply them. Sources familiar told The Daily Beast that the war games will end with a "decapitation" exercise where they attack North Korea's command structure and take out Kim. | According to the report, the US will not publicly acknowledge that they are practicing killing Ki…

WSWS (2022-08-04). Ukrainian top intelligence official reveals US involvement in missile strikes against Russia. wsws.org The provocative interview with the deputy head of Ukraine's military intelligence was published the same day as the first grain shipment from Ukraine since the start of the NATO-provoked war left Odessa as part of a deal brokered by Turkey and the UN.

WSWS (2022-08-04). Biden wants war with China. wsws.org This week's trip by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan has enormously escalated the US conflict with China, triggering the greatest military crisis in the Taiwan Strait in a generation.

Infobrics (2022-08-04). BRICS Expansion: Five New Members in 2023. infobrics.org Following Russia's announcement of Iran & Argentina's BRICS membership bids, the alliance president reveals that Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Egypt have the same plans…


WSWS (2022-08-04). US baby formula shortage drags on with no end in sight. wsws.org The infant formula shortage crisis that became apparent in May is continuing as the Biden administration has dropped updating the public on the status of supplies across the country.

____ (2022-08-04). Spokesperson denounces Pelosi's meeting with so-called human rights activists. ecns.cn The meeting between Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, and so-called human rights activists is just another farce, said a Chinese mainland spokesperson on Wednesday.

Labor Video Project (2022-08-04). SF Protest Against Nancy Pelosi For Pushing War Drive Against China. indybay.org There is growing anger against Democratic Speaker Nancy Pelosi for pushing for war in Asia and massive expansion of the military encirclement.Her trip to Taiwan has been strongly supported by the Republicans and she is supporting the Asian Pivot.

DLI (2022-08-04). US acted as self-appointed Judge & Executioner in murder of al Qaeda chief. indybay.org In the latest drone killing of alleged al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri, the US government acted as a self-appointed Judge and Executioner, without ever presenting any evidence to any international judicial body.

____ (2022-08-04). China firmly rejects U.S. provocation and political gambling on Taiwan question: Wang Yi. ecns.cn On Thursday, China called on all parties to continue supporting China's legitimate positions and measures and jointly maintain peace in the regional area and Taiwan Strait.


____ (2022-08-04). Artillery strikes, missile launches planned around Taiwan. ecns.cn The People's Liberation Army will perform long-range artillery strikes and ballistic missile launches to target areas around Taiwan in the coming days, according to the military.

____ (2022-08-04). PLA conducts live-fire exercise in eastern Taiwan Straits. ecns.cn The People's Liberation Army conducted a long-range strike exercise on Thursday afternoon that bombarded a designated area in eastern parts of the Taiwan Straits.

____ (2022-08-04). FM Says: It is high time that US officials caught up on the history of the Taiwan question. ecns.cn

Ramzy Baroud (2022-08-04). Why Resistance Matters: Palestinians are Challenging Israel's Unilateralism, Dominance. dissidentvoice.org Until recently, Israeli politics did not matter to Palestinians. Though the Palestinian people maintained their political agency under the most demoralizing conditions, their collective action rarely influenced outcomes in Israel, partly due to the massive discrepancy of power between the two sides. Now that Israelis are embarking on their fifth election in less than four …

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-08-04). Fuerzas ucranianas bombardean objetivos civiles en Donetsk. telesurtv.net Los informes preliminares reportan cinco civiles muertos y seis heridos como consecuencia del bombardeo.


____ (2022-08-04). He Can Not Take It Any Longer. smoothiex12.blogspot.com Good. So, there is still some integrity to be found… Or, are they getting ready to admit the inevitable which is very near, in fact is in progress–a collapse of the front in Ukraine. But as they say, better late than never. Anyway, good for you, Cory Bernardi.

Federico Fuentes (2022-08-04). Ukraine: Global unions call on Zelensky to veto anti-worker laws. greenleft.org.au International trade unions are calling on Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to veto two anti-worker bills that were recently passed by parliament amid Russia's invasion, reports Federico Fuentes. Critics of the bills, such as the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), say they will leave workers "deprived of protection of their wages, conditions and safety".

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-08-04). Oficina de DD.HH. de ONU en Colombia condena asesinato de líder campesino. telesurtv.net Suman 110 los líderes asesinados en Colombia en 2022, y 1.337 desde la firma de los Acuerdos de Paz en 2016.

Staff (2022-08-04). Campeonato Nacional sub 23: Juego sin hits ni carreras y cuatro invictos en la segunda jornada. cubadebate.cu El primer partido sin hit ni carreras que firma un lanzador avileño en esta categoría y cuatro equipos que repitieron victorias, fue lo más interesante que ocurrió este miércoles en la segunda jornada de competencias del VII Campeonato Nacional sub 23. El zurdo Yadier Batista mantuvo en un puño durante las siete entradas de juego a los Toros de Camagàºey.

TeleSUR-mcs- JL (2022-08-04). Denuncian asesinato de periodista en Guanajuato, México. telesurtv.net El gobernador del municipio, Diego Sinhue Rodríguez, orientó a la Secretaria de Gobierno del estado, Libia García, brindar todo el apoyo a las familias de quienes fallecieron.


TeleSUR (2022-08-04). EU Economy Grows for Second Quarter, Recession Fears Linger. telesurenglish.net The eurozone's GDP increased by 0.7 percent, while the European Union's GDP grew 0.6 percent in the second quarter of 2022, according to a preliminary flash estimate published by Europe's statistics office Eurostat. | RELATED: | Despite the growth achieved in the second quarter, some experts believe that the triple pressure of the energy crisis, high inflation and tightening of monetary policy may plunge Europe into a…

Brett Wilkins (2022-08-04). US approves $5 billion in Gulf arms deals. greenleft.org.au Just weeks after visiting the Middle East, United States President Joe Biden's administration approved more than US$5 billion in missile sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), reports Brett Wilkins.

Jacob Andrewartha (2022-08-04). Don't buy the bosses' inflation lies: workers need real wage rises now. greenleft.org.au Despite the Treasurer saying in his July 28 economic statement that workers' wages are not to blame for inflation, the government is not coming up with solutions to address wage stagnation, argues Jacob Andrewartha.

WSWS (2022-08-04). Buffalo Veteran Affairs nurses walk out as Kaiser mental health clinicians set August 15 strike deadline. wsws.org The walkout is the latest struggle by health care workers against surging inflation, short staffing and intolerable working conditions, which have been worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic.

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-08-04). Presidente de Sri Lanka llama a la unidad en medio de crisis. telesurtv.net Wickremesinghe señaló que esta es "una situación que nuestro país nunca había enfrentado en la historia reciente".

A Guest Author (2022-08-04). During Black August, an Attica brother pays tribute to George Jackson ‚àí a commentary. workers.org Jorge 'Che' Nieves By Che Nieves On behalf of the Attica Brothers, I want to take this opportunity to extend our commemoration to all our fallen freedom fighters who have sacrificed their lives for the liberation of all political prisoners and prisoners of war. These fighters have fought to the . . . |

WSWS (2022-08-04). IYSSE establishes club at Australia's La Trobe University in meeting defending zero-COVID campaigner Dr David Berger. wsws.org The third IYSSE club in Melbourne was built after months of campaigning among students for a socialist, anti-war perspective and in defence of democratic rights.

____ (2022-08-04). China, Cambodia vow to carry forward traditional friendship. ecns.cn China and Cambodia pledged on Wednesday to carry forward their traditional friendship and actively build the China-Cambodia community with a shared future.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). 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….

____ (2022-08-04). 5.6-magnitude quake strikes off Japan's Fukushima prefecture, no tsunami warning issued. ecns.cn An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 struck off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture in northeast Japan on Thursday, the weather agency here said, although no tsunami warning has been issued.


Edited ~ Brittany Bailer, Howard University (2022-08-04). Inaugural 2022 Golden Harvest Parade and Festival includes People of African Descent. indybay.org August 2022, we mark the anniversary of the long road to establishing the U.N. Permanent Forum on People of African Descent. Here in the Capitol Region of the State of California we are reimagining how to share the authentic story of free and enslaved people of African Descent in California History.

Infobrics (2022-08-04). Nigeria Not Against Joining BRICS, It Is Possible in Future. infobrics.org Nigeria is not against becoming a member of the BRICS group (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa), Nigerian Ambassador to Russia Abdullahi Shehu said in an interview, adding that it is "quite realistic" in the future…

____ (2022-08-04). Iranian, Russian chief negotiators discuss JCPOA in Vienna. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) — At the threshold of new round of talks on removal of anti-Iranian sanctions, Iranian and Russian top negotiators, headed by Ali Bagheri Kani and Mikhail Ulyanov, discussed JCPOA in Austrian capital of Vienna on Thursday.

Harvey Markowitz (2022-08-04). Citizens' Pole of Panamá: An indisputable victory for the Panamanian people in a united struggle. workers.org Panamá City, Panamá. WW Photo: Deborah Rodriguez Statement of Polo Ciudadano (Citizens' Pole) Note from Workers World: Following huge price rises in Panamá for necessities during the first part of the year, including a 50% increase in energy prices, a mass movement erupted in July. The masses blocked the main . . . |

Editor (2022-08-04). El desafío de Biden a la COVID-19: un editorial de WW. workers.org El gobierno de Joe Biden tiene el siguiente plan para hacer frente al COVID-19: Aceptar como normales 420 muertes extra cada día, es decir, 150.000 al año; Asumir que la mayoría de las muertes y gran parte de los síntomas graves seguirán concentrándose en los sectores de población más viejos, . . . |

Carlos L. Garrido (2022-08-04). The Dialectical Ascension From the Abstract to the Concrete. orinocotribune.com By Carlos L. Garrido Jul 28, 2022 | In 1808 G. W. F. Hegel writes an article for popular dissemination asking the question "Who Thinks Abstractly?" His reply — "the uneducated, not the educated… good society does not think abstractly because it is too easy, because it is too lowly."

Fight Back (2022-08-04). Chicago rallies to shut down Menard prison. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL – The families of a group of wrongfully convicted Black men – Michael Minnifield, Isaiah Brady, Omarr Parks, Chaz Thrailkill and Kenyatta Brown – who are incarcerated in Menard prison held a rally of over 100 people on Monday, August 1 outside the ABC TV headquarters in Chicago. | Demands expressed at the rally included the transfer of the wrongfully convicted men out of Menard, an independent investigation of the prison so abusive guards can be held accountable, a limit to the use of solitary confinement, and ultimately for Menard prison to be shut down. | The rally was organized by the Chicago Alli…

Fight Back (2022-08-04). Illinois: Arab community fights for Hadi Abuatelah. fightbacknews.org Oak Lawn, IL – Hadi Abuatelah is a 17-year-old Palestinian youth in Oak Lawn, Illinois. On Thursday, July 28, a cell phone video taken by a Black woman captured the savage beating of Hadi by three white police officers. The video went viral, and the Arab American Action Network (AAAN) immediately called for a protest. | 300 Arab community members and their supporters held a militant rally in front of the Village of Oak Lawn Police Department (OLPD) building that afternoon. OLPD responded by brandishing assault rifles and deploying rooftop snipers to intimidate the protestors. | Hadi suffered serious injuries fr…

Infobrics (2022-08-04). China's Acupuncture Gains Popularity in BRICS Countries. infobrics.org China's acupuncture is enjoying growing popularity in BRICS countries…

Peter Certo (2022-08-04). In OtherWords: August 3, 2022. otherwords.org Voters in Kansas this week provided a stunning victory for the pro-choice movement in the wake of the Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade. By a margin of nearly 20 percentage points, voters in the otherwise conservative state overwhelmingly rejected a GOP-led effort to strike the right to choose an abortion from the state's constitution. | This week in OtherWords, Mitchell Zimmerman argues that whatever their personal feelings about abortion,

TeleSUR (2022-08-04). India Adds 10 Wetlands to List of Ramsar Sites. telesurenglish.net On Wednesday, the Federal Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change announced that India has added 10 wetlands to the Ramsar sites list. | RELATED: | Designation of these sites would help in conservation and management of wetlands and wise use of their resources. India is one of the contracting parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands signed in Ramsar, Iran, in 1971. | India signed it on 1st Feb 1982. So far 64 w…

TeleSUR (2022-08-04). MONUSCO Regrets DR Congo's Decision to Expel Its Spokesperson. telesurenglish.net The United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) deeply regrets the Congolese government's recent decision to expel its spokesperson, read a statement released Thursday morning. | RELATED: | MONUSCO said that it "regrets the expulsion of its spokesperson by the Congolese government," noting that the mission is committed to continuing to work alongside the Congolese population a…

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-04). Falta de consenso estanca diálogo político por la paz en Haití. telesurtv.net En medio de un contexto en el cual todos los poderes del Estado se encuentran incompletos o en situación de alegalidad.

Freedom Road Socialist Organization (2022-08-04). Saturday 8/27: Rally/March to Defend DACA! indybay.org San Jose City Hall Plaza…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). 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…

Outraged (2022-08-04). Wednesday 8/3: People's Park construction underway: Rally and march starting at 5 pm at Sproul Plaza! indybay.org Sproul Plaza, UC Berkeley…

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-04). Canciller mexicano inicia visita a Bolivia como parte de gira. telesurtv.net El colofón de la gira ocurrirá el próximo domingo, cuando asista a la toma de posesión del presidente electo de Colombia, Gustavo Petro.

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-08-04). Nicaragua acusa a EE.UU. de violar normas comerciales azucareras. telesurtv.net La cuota cancelada equivale al 5.95 por ciento de la producción azucarera anual del país centroamericano.

David Giesen (2022-08-04). Monday 8/1: Promoting socio-economic reciprocity throughout fall election campaigns. indybay.org ZOOM: | zoom.us/j/92884047862?pwd=RTFBcVRYNHFoQW…

Jeffrey Sterling (2022-08-04). CIA Whistleblower Reflects on the Persecution of Julian Assange. indybay.org UK legal system puppets as US pulls strings. Media complicit.


____ (2022-08-04). Tehraners mourn for Imam Hussein in 6th night of Muharram. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) — On the 6th night of Muharram, people in Tehran mourn for Third Infallible Imam of Household of Holy Prophet, Imam Hussein (PBUH), at Moniriyeh Square in Tehran.

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-08-04). Lluvias monzónicas dejan 2 fallecidos en Pakistán. telesurtv.net La Autoridad Nacional de Gestión de Desastres informó un total de 2 fallecidos, de los cuales se contabilizan 191 niños.

TeleSUR, ysm, JGN (2022-08-04). Argentina presenta programa para fortalecimiento de la economía. telesurtv.net Sergio Massa detalló medidas en el orden fiscal, el superávit comercial, el fortalecimiento de reservas y el desarrollo inclusivo de Argentina.

____ (2022-08-04). Iran to maximize use of nuclear energy: Lawmaker. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) — A member of Iranian Parliament said, "We are determined to develop technologies in the country and maximize peaceful use of nuclear energy optimally."

Heidi Harmon, former SLO mayor (2022-08-04). Roof top should be affordable for all-don't tax it! indybay.org We gathered proudly chanting "Don't tax the sun" in front of PG&E's office in downtown San Luis Obispo during a Don't Tax the Sun statewide rally and tour. We are living in a climate emergency and oppose a tax targeted at net energy metering currently being considered by the California Public Utilities Commission. Help us stop the proposed tax and save our planet.

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-08-04). ASEAN llama a la distensión en torno al conflicto en Taiwán. telesurtv.net Según la ASEAN, las actuales tensiones, causadas por la visita de Nancy Pelosi, podrían desatar un enfrentamiento grave.

Staff (2022-08-04). Qué trae la prensa cubana, jueves 4 de agosto de 2022. cubadebate.cu

Juan Cole (2022-08-04). Taken for a Ride: Saudi-led OPEC+ snubs Biden with tiny Oil Increase, Despite Arms Sales, Fist Bump. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) At its meeting in Vienna yesterday, the enlarged "+" version of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting States (OPEC+) decided to increase output by only 100,000 barrels per day, a vanishingly small amount that will have no impact on lowering gasoline prices and which does US President Joe Biden virtually no …

____ (2022-08-04). Pakistan reaffirms 'One-China' policy. ecns.cn Pakistan reaffirmed on Wednesday its strong commitment to "One-China" Policy, saying it firmly supports China's sovereignty and territorial integrity.

Oakland Privacy (2022-08-04). Thursday 8/4: Stop Shotspotter Teach-In. indybay.org

____ (2022-08-04). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on August 4. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Thursday, August 4.

TeleSUR- jaa- JL (2022-08-04). Derrumbe de mina en México deja nueve trabajadores atrapados. telesurtv.net "Han llegado al lugar del siniestro 92 elementos de la Secretaría de la Defensa Nacional con especialistas y cuatro binomios caninos", informó el presidente.

Labor Video Project (2022-08-04). Rank & File Threaten UAW Bureaucracy's Agenda At 2022 Convention: Report By Frank Hammer. indybay.org The rank and file at the 2022 UAW Constitutional Convention were able to challenge the UAW Administration Caucus which has been enveloped in a massive corruption scandal. They were able to push for $ 0 a week with a successful vote on the third day of the convention and the next day the bureaucracy overturned it. There will also be elections in October with 4 candidates.

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-08-04). Mineros bolivianos respaldan a presidente Arce y repudian oposición. telesurtv.net La Federación minera condenó el llamado al paro hecho por la oposición santa cruceña ante el consenso de postergar el censo hasta el año 2024.

TeleSUR -ysm- JL (2022-08-04). Gobierno de Guatemala confirma primer caso de viruela del mono. telesurtv.net Se trata de un paciente masculino de 31 años, residente en la capital guatemalteca, y que se recupera satisfactoriamente en su domicilio.

Gunter Hayn (2022-08-04). The dispute over Tesla's Gigafactory. indybay.org The executive director of the Green League Brandenburg e. V., Michael Ganschow: "We are currently experiencing […] the decline of democratic Federal Republic structures around us." The Tesla project is not the big bang on this issue. But with the Gigafactory, a prestigious model case has been launched"

WSWS (2022-08-04). Svitzer Australia continues attack on tug boat workers' wages and conditions. wsws.org The maritime unions have worked from the start to contain and undermine opposition to the company's global offensive, including its threat to tear up the existing enterprise agreement covering Australian workers.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). 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….

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). 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…

Norman Solomon (2022-08-04). Nancy Pelosi Could Get Us All Killed. indybay.org With a green light from Joe Biden…

____ (2022-08-04). China releases first national standard guiding equine acupuncture. ecns.cn China has approved and released a standard to guide the use of acupuncture on equine animals such as horses, which will be implemented from Feb. 1, 2023, according to the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS).

TeleSUR- jaa -HIM (2022-08-04). Gobierno cubano anuncia operatividad de nuevo sistema cambiario. telesurtv.net La ministra presidenta del Banco Central de Cuba, Marta Sabina Wilson González, informó que la tasa de cambio será de 120 pesos cubanos (CUP) por cada dólar.

TeleSUR-mcs- JL (2022-08-04). Presidente panameño decreta medidas contra la falta de fármacos. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con el premier José Gabriel Carrizo, el desabastecimiento de medicamentos es un problema complejo en el país.

TeleSUR -ysm- JL (2022-08-04). Gobierno de Bolivia otorgará 1 .000 títulos de propiedades rurales. telesurtv.net Productores campesinos, indígenas y agropecuarios se beneficiarán con la iniciativa gubernamental, que supera los 40.846 títulos entregados en 2021.

WSWS (2022-08-04). CSX railroad records strong second-quarter profit on the backs of hyper-exploited workers. wsws.org Pressing rail workers to limits of human endurance, the Class I railroads have been making record or near-record profits.

____ (2022-08-04). FM Says: China to take resolute, strong, effective countermeasures to safeguard sovereignty. ecns.cn

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Father-daughter duo taking part in Transplant Games of America. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Carly Kelly was born with autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease, a disease that not only affects the kidneys, but also can lead to liver problems. She spent the first month of her life in the Neonatal ICU at Mayo Clinic, where physicians told Carly's family she would eventually need a kidney transplant. "I was the first one to register as a donor," says Tim Kelly, Carly's father. "And I was so blessed to be a…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). Minnesota boy involved in boating accident discharged from hospital after making miraculous recovery. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Five-year-old Vincent Koenig is heading home from Mayo Clinic Hospital — Rochester, Saint Marys Campus, after making a miraculous recovery from a boating accident. The little boy from Red Wing, Minnesota, was rescued from the Mississippi River after his family's boat was struck by a barge. While Vincent was wearing a life jacket, he was submerged underwater between 10 and 12 minutes. His dad spotted his orange shoes and pulled him ashore. People on-site performed…

Labor Video Project (2022-08-04). 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, JGN (2022-08-04). Perú y México fortalecen relaciones comerciales y de inversiones. telesurtv.net Tras la visita, el canciller mexicano viajó a Bolivia, donde estará hasta el sábado próximo. El domingo presenciará la asunción del presidente electo colombiano Gustavo Petro.

____ (2022-08-04). China begins live-fire military drills around Taiwan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) — China launched unprecedented live-fire military drills in six areas that ring Taiwan on Thursday, a day after a visit by US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

WSWS (2022-08-04). Australian Aboriginal man died of treatable ear infection in prison. wsws.org The 44-year-old man's death highlights the horrendous conditions of Australia's indigenous people.

WSWS (2022-08-04). Michigan Medicine workers call for joint struggle against hospital management and nurses' union bureaucracy. wsws.org Nurses and hospital employees have told the WSWS Health Care Workers Newsletter that they want a unified mass action against Michigan Medicine and against the efforts of the MNA-UMPNC to isolate and betray the nurses' contract fight.

TeleSUR- lvm, JL (2022-08-04). Comisión colombiana revela racismo institucional en conflicto. telesurtv.net La Comisión de la Verdad ha señalado que el Estado, quien ha desprotegido a los pueblos étnicos, ha respaldado a las élites económicas y políticas.

____ (2022-08-04). China to have over 1,000 national water parks by 2025. ecns.cn China will have over 1,000 national-level water conservancy scenic spots by the end of 2025, according to the Ministry of Water Resources.

Leon Kunstenaar, event announcement (2022-08-04). Haitians Demand Reparations at French Consulate and Citibank. indybay.org France: Amount Due to Haiti $21,685,135,571.48…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). Mayo Clinic Minute: Preparing your pantry for severe weather. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org As hurricane season ramps up, emergency management officials recommend that residents in coastal communities plan for an active few months. Having the right supplies, creating a meal plan and knowing when food is no longer safe to consume from a refrigerator or freezer are all important pieces of a safety plan. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0q0eTdux60 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 02) is in the downloads at the end of…

____ (2022-08-04). China's service trade up 21.6% in H1. ecns.cn China's service trade value grew 21.6 percent year on year in the first half of 2022, data from the Ministry of Commerce showed on Wednesday.

WSWS (2022-08-04). Top Trump officials at Department of Defense erased text messages following January 6 coup. wsws.org The latest example of Trump appointees deleting evidence underscores the support Trump's coup had within broad sections of the state.

____ (2022-08-04). Sunflowers in full bloom in Xinjiang. ecns.cn

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). Mayo Clinic Q and A: 10 nutrition myths debunked. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: As a woman in my 40s, I've experienced a wide variety of diet fads come and go. One week I read it's bad to eat carbs. The next week, it's full-fat dairy products. I've seen articles that say I should only eat between certain hours of the day. There is a lot of contradictory information. How do I distinguish between nutrition myth and fact? ANSWER: Among the sea of information about nutrition is a…

____ (2022-08-04). Iran's chief negotiator arrives in Vienna for talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) — Iran's negotiating delegation, headed by chief negotiator Ali Bafgheri Kani, arrived in Austrian capital of Vienna on Thursday for the resumption of nuclear talks on the removal of anti-Iran sanctions.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). 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…

WSWS (2022-08-04). Bill Russell, basketball's first black superstar, 11-time champion, and opponent of racial injustice, dies at age 88. wsws.org Bill Russell, a National Basketball Association (NBA) Hall of Famer who led the Boston Celtics to 11 championships in 13 seasons, while being an outspoken critic of racial injustice, died Sunday at the age of 88.

TeleSUR- jaa- JL (2022-08-04). Nuevo sondeo pone a Lula como favorito en comicios de Brasil. telesurtv.net El expresidente y candidato por el Partido de los Trabajadores (PT) le ganaría a Bolsonaro en primera vuelta con una ventaja de 12 puntos porcentuales.

____ (2022-08-04). Nation's services sector rings up strong growth in July. ecns.cn The recovery in China's service sector activity extended into a second straight month in July, an industry survey showed on Wednesday, amid further improvement in the business environment and customer demand following an easing in COVID-19 containment measures.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-08-04). Diplomáticos de Irán retomarán diálogos sobre acuerdo nuclear. telesurtv.net Delegación iraní tiene previsto viajar este miércoles a Austria y reiniciar el jueves la negociación para reactivar el PIAC.

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-08-04). China inicia ejercicio militar con fuego real cerca de Taiwán. telesurtv.net Autoridades chinas prevén que las maniobras, reanudadas como respuesta a la visita de Nancy Pelosi a Taiwán, considearada una violación de la soberanía, se extiendan hasta el domingo.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-08-04). Reportan rescate de tres mineros en México; 10 siguen atrapados. telesurtv.net El accidente ocurrió debido a que "se presentoÃÅ la inundacioÃÅn de 3 pozos comunicados en una mina de arrastre, lo que generoÃÅ el reblandecimiento de las paredes al interior".

Staff (2022-08-04). øCómo quedó redactado el Código de las familias?, hoy en la Mesa Redonda. mesaredonda.cubadebate.cu Tras su amplio debate popular, la Asamblea Nacional aprobó recientemente el Código de la Familia, el cual será sometido a referendo el próximo 25 de septiembre. Para informar sobre los elementos fundamentales que quedaron asentados en el texto de esta importante ley comparecerán este jueves en la Mesa Redonda el Ministro de Justicia Oscar Manuel Silvera Martínez y la Vicepresidenta de la Unión de Juristas de Cuba Dra. Yamila González Ferrer.

WSWS (2022-08-04). Fascistic Trump supporters win most Republican primary contests—with Democratic Party support. wsws.org One of the 10 Republican representatives who voted to impeach Trump for the January 6 attack on the Capitol was defeated by a QAnon advocate.

____ (2022-08-04). Freight trains to Europe post increase. ecns.cn Nearly 9,000 freight trains between China and Europe were operated from January to July, a slight increase amid sporadic COVID-19 outbreaks in China in the first half of the year, national railway operator China State Railway Group said on Tuesday.

TeleSUR-mcs- JL (2022-08-04). Renuncia tercer vicepresidente de Congreso peruano tras condena. telesurtv.net De acuerdo a las autoridades fiscales, la obra por la cual es condenado el congresista tuvo un valor de 3.612.000 soles ( 922.000 dólares).

WSWS (2022-08-04). Workers, youth and intellectuals hail the lifelong struggle of veteran Trotskyist Wije Dias. wsws.org Thousands have paid their respects to Wije Dias, starting on Thursday at the Jayaratne Respect Home in Colombo, where his body was held, and on Saturday, the day of his funeral.

____ (2022-08-04). Political parties of various countries strongly oppose Pelosi's visit to China's Taiwan region. ecns.cn Political parties of various countries on Wednesday expressed strong opposition to the visit by Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi to China's Taiwan region, saying it severely violated China's sovereignty and territorial integrity, undermined peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait.

TeleSUR -ysm- JL (2022-08-04). Reportan aumento de inflación interanual en Uruguay en julio. telesurtv.net Los rubros que experimentaron mayores variaciones en el país fueron los correspondientes a Salud, Alimentos y Bebidas no Alcohólicas, Transporte y Vivienda.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). Mayo Clinic hospitals earn star ratings for hospital quality, patient experience. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic hospitals across the organization received Overall Hospital Quality star ratings and received the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems star ratings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The ratings provide patients with information about several dimensions of quality. Eleven hospitals across Mayo Clinic received star ratings from CMS for Overall Hospital Quality. Six of the 11 hospitals earned five stars — the best score possible. The national average…

____ (2022-08-04). Spokesman:'Medal' for U.S. official 'political farce'. ecns.cn A Chinese mainland spokesman said on Wednesday that it's a "political farce" that the Democratic Progressive Party administration in Taiwan gave United States House Speaker Nancy Pelosi one of the island's most important "medals "during her trip to Taiwan.

WSWS (2022-08-04). Reserve Bank of Australia hikes interest rates for fourth month in a row. wsws.org The interest rate hikes, unprecedented since the 1990s, are one prong of a broader onslaught against the social position of working people.

WSWS (2022-08-04). Joy: Humanizing the lower depths. wsws.org The film follows a Nigerian woman sexually trafficked to Austria, where she works as a prostitute to support her family back home in Africa and her young daughter in Vienna.

WSWS (2022-08-04). Southern California dockworker defies ILWU and calls for joint action with protesting port truck drivers. wsws.org Dockworkers, who have been kept on the job without a contract for more than a month, are expressing their support for the port truck drivers.

Labor Video Project (2022-08-04). 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.

____ (2022-08-04). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on August 4. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) — Mehr News agency takes a look at headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Thursday, August 4.

TeleSUR- lvm- JL (2022-08-04). Venezuela califica como robo retención de oro en banco inglés. telesurtv.net El pasado 29 de julio el Tribunal Supremo de Londres denegó al Estado venezolano el acceso a las 32 toneladas de oro que permanecen retenidas en el Banco de Inglaterra.

ProPublica (2022-08-04). U.S. Lawmakers Demand Federal Scrutiny of How US Tech got into Turkey's Drones. juancole.com By Umar Farooq | ( ProPublica ) As countries around the globe add armed drones to their arsenals, federal lawmakers are pressing the Biden administration to investigate how U.S. parts and technology ended up in what has fast become one of the most popular models on the world market: Turkey's TB2. Manufactured by …

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Cancer rehabilitation. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Cancer rehabilitation is available before, during and after cancer treatment. It helps people with cancer maintain and restore physical and emotional well-being, cope with the side effects of cancer, and recover more quickly and more fully from cancer treatment. Cancer rehabilitation involves many types of specialists working together to develop a personal rehabilitation plan that considers a person's preferences, strengths and goals. "Cancer rehabilitation aims to help patients maintain function, restore function, and, more broadly,…

____ (2022-08-04). Economists stress policy aid to boost demand, stabilize growth. ecns.cn China should resolutely implement macroeconomic policies to stimulate demand and stabilize growth as social demand has not yet been fully unleashed in the short term, economists said.

____ (2022-08-04). China, Greece vow to further deepen mutually beneficial cooperation. ecns.cn China and Greece pledged here on Wednesday to further deepen mutually beneficial cooperation and jointly work for better bilateral relations for the next years.

____ (2022-08-04). US wants to 'steal' Venezuelan plane grounded in Argentina. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has condemned a call by US for Argentina to seize a Venezuelan cargo plane that has been grounded in Buenos Aires for nearly two months, saying Washington wants to "steal" the aircraft.

Anonymous (2022-08-04). Winnecmucca Indian Colony Direct Action Report Back. indybay.org Direct Action report back, in defense of the Winnemucca Indian Colony.

____ (2022-08-04). 5.7-magnitude quake hits Izu Islands, Japan region — USGS. ecns.cn An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 jolted Izu Islands, Japan region at 03: 39: 46 GMT on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

TeleSUR, lvm, JGN (2022-08-04). Senado de Brasil aprueba medida sobre flexibilización laboral. telesurtv.net Esta medida ha sido catalogada por algunos senadores como una iniciativa más para la precarización laboral.

Slingshot collective (2022-08-04). 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…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). Mayo Clinic ranked No. 1 hospital in nation by U.S. News & World Report. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic has been ranked the No. 1 hospital in the nation for the seventh consecutive year in U.S. News & World Report's 2022—2023 "Best Hospitals" rankings. U.S. News & World Report first published state rankings in 2012, with Mayo Clinic in Rochester ranked No. 1 in Minnesota since the beginning. This year marks a decade that Mayo Clinic in Arizona has ranked No. 1 in the state, while Mayo Clinic in…

____ (2022-08-04). People from over 100 countries and int'l organizations express support for one-China principle. ecns.cn

____ (2022-08-04). RCEP members reap benefits at Hainan trade emporium. ecns.cn After the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership agreement took effect in January, more companies from RCEP member countries have been enthusiastic about expanding new business opportunities in trade, investment and other fields in China.

Robert Norse (2022-08-04). Tuesday 8/2: Stop the SCPD Sweeps! Stop Lying About Available Shelter! Services Not Threats! indybay.org Community Room, Santa Cruz Police Station Laurel and Center Streets.

____ (2022-08-04). Sea salt may help inhibit thunderstorm over oceans: study. ecns.cn A joint study has revealed that sea salt may weaken cloud vigor and reduce lightning over oceans, according to the paper published in the journal Nature Communications.

____ (2022-08-04). China calls for more green efforts from central SOEs. ecns.cn China has called on the country's centrally administered state-owned enterprises (SOEs) to further live up to their responsibilities in promoting energy conservation, and ecological and environmental protection.

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-08-04). Imponen arresto domiciliario a gobernador palestino de Jerusalén. telesurtv.net Un magistrado israelí determinó que Adnan Ghaith cumpla la sanción por tiempo indefinido hasta que se celebre juicio.

____ (2022-08-04). Culture Fact: Qixi Festival, more than Chinese Valentine's Day. ecns.cn

Richmond Our Power Coalition (2022-08-04). Saturday 8/6: End Climate Chaos: 10th Anniversary of Richmond Explosion. indybay.org March, starting at Richmond BART…

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-08-04). Condenan a tuiteros españoles que desearon muerte de niño con cáncer. telesurtv.net La sentencia se produjo tras los recursos apelatorios interpuestos por la Fiscalía y la Fundación del Toro de lidia, luego de un veredicto inicial de absolución.

WorkWeek (2022-08-04). 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…

____ (2022-08-04). 1 killed, 3 injured in Los Angeles shooting. ecns.cn One person was killed and three others injured on Wednesday afternoon in a shooting in Los Angeles in the U.S. state of California, police said.

Kathy Durkin (2022-08-04). Unite and fight abortion bans! workers.org Rally, Indiana Statehouse, Indianapolis, July 25. Protests continue countrywide against reactionary state abortion bans that have been implemented or will be realized any day in half the states. Right-wingers in state governments eagerly awaited the Supreme Court's overturn of the right to access abortions. The top court obliged them June . . . |

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). Mayo Clinic Minute: Why are menthol-flavored cigarettes a concern? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Whether to ban menthol-flavored cigarettes is up for public comment through Tuesday, Aug. 2. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed banning menthol flavoring in cigarettes earlier this year, stating the additive makes menthol cigarettes easier to use, particularly among youth and young adults.Of the more than 18.5 million menthol cigarette smokers ages 12 and older in the U.S., the FDA says it expects the public health benefit of a ban on menthol to be…

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-04). Encuesta revela falta de alimentos en 33% de hogares en Brasil. telesurtv.net Esta situación se debe a un escenario de inflación, desempleo y caída de los ingresos de la población brasileña.

TeleSUR- lvm- JL (2022-08-04). Presidente Maduro califica como robo la retención del oro venezolano en banco inglés. telesurtv.net El pasado 29 de julio el Tribunal Supremo de Londres denegó al Estado venezolano el acceso a las 32 toneladas de oro que permanecen retenidas en el Banco de Inglaterra.

____ (2022-08-04). HK approves Sinovac vaccine for children. ecns.cn Sinovac Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine called CoronaVac has been approved for children aged six months to three years in Hong Kong from Thursday, the Beijing-based biopharmaceutical product provider said on Wednesday.

____ (2022-08-04). China strengthens ties with Asian countries during pandemic: report. ecns.cn China enhanced its ties with ASEAN economies during the COVID-19 pandemic at a pace that the United States failed to match, a U.S. think tank has said.

Global Research News (2022-08-04). Selected Articles: Breaking: Taiwan — Nancy Pelosi Has Landed. globalresearch.ca By Ms. Pelosi is the highest ranking US official visiting Taiwan in 25 years. Her visiting Taiwan happened despite the 2-hour phone conversation just a few days …

Angela (2022-08-04). Saturday 8/6: Free virtual screening of the film "From One Exile to Another" indybay.org

____ (2022-08-04). PLA missile drills east of Taiwan successful. ecns.cn The People's Liberation Army fired several ballistic missiles into waters to the east of Taiwan on Thursday afternoon, with all of them hitting targets accurately, according to a military spokesman.

Berkeley Rent Board Convention (2022-08-04). 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…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). 8-1-2022 Media Only News Briefing: Reducing health disparities and addictiveness in cigarette products. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced proposed product standards to prohibit menthol flavor in cigarettes and prohibit all characterizing flavors in cigars. August 2nd is the deadline for public comments regarding the proposed ruling. The ruling aims to significantly reduce disease and death from combusted tobacco product use, the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S., by reducing youth experimentation and addiction, and increasing the number of smokers that quit. There are more than…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). 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….

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-08-04). Liga àÅrabe, Siria e Irán respaldan principio de una sola China. telesurtv.net El secretario general adjunto de la Liga, Hossam Zaki, afirmó que "espera un avance rápido en la crisis de Taiwán".

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). A Q&A with a Mayo Clinic expert on monkeypox testing, more… newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Health officials continue to monitor and track increasing cases of monkeypox, a rare disease caused by the monkeypox virus. "Monkeypox is a virus that has mainly caused outbreaks in the continent of Africa. There have been over the last decade or two isolated outbreaks in countries outside of Africa, but this is the largest outbreak occurring in what we call nonendemic countries," says Matthew Binnicker, Ph.D., director of the Clinical Virology Laboratory at Mayo Clinic. The World Health Organization declared monkeypox…

Staff (2022-08-04). El tiempo: Calor, algunos chubascos y tormentas eléctricas. cubadebate.cu Desde el final de la mañana estará parcialmente nublado y se nublará durante la tarde, con algunos chubascos y tormentas eléctricas, que serán aislados en localidades de la costa norte desde Villa Clara hasta Holguín.

WSWS (2022-08-04). Landslide vote to defeat anti-abortion initiative in Kansas. wsws.org The outcome of the referendum is a popular rebuke of the reactionary nationwide offensive against abortion rights following the Supreme Court's decision in June abolishing the constitutional right to abortion.

TeleSUR-mcs- JL (2022-08-04). Irán insta a EE.UU. garantizar levantamiento de las sanciones. telesurtv.net Las autoridades iraníes precisaron que es imprescindible que los participantes en las negociaciones resuelvan los problemas restantes para un progreso efectivo del Acuerdo.

TeleSUR- lvm, JL (2022-08-04). Gobierno chileno inicia plan para reparar a víctimas del estallido social. telesurtv.net La senadora Fabiola Campillai señaló que la Mesa de Reparación Integral y el Programa Pacto, "van en dirección a restablecer las confianzas y de sanar a una población que fue dañada por el mismo Estado".

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). Expert Alert: Options for laryngeal regeneration. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org PHOENIX, Ariz. — Mayo Clinic is using 3D printing as a new option to heal the larynx after cancer or traumatic injury. David Lott, M.D., a Mayo Clinic otolaryngologist and head and neck surgeon, is an expert who can speak about a pioneering procedure using 3D bioimplants and tissue engineering to regenerate the larynx, more commonly known as the voice box. Dr. Lott also is the associate director of the Center for Regenerative Medicine at…

____ (2022-08-04). Precious literary collection of Qing dynasty on show at National Library of China. ecns.cn A total of 72 kinds of 85 volumes (pieces) of rare books, ancient books, Chinese and foreign modern books, newspapers, archives and other different types of exhibits are on display.

TeleSUR- jaa- JL (2022-08-04). Presidente de Argentina juramenta a nuevo ministro de Economía. telesurtv.net El jefe de Estado agradeció a la ministra de Economía saliente, Silvina Batakis, el de Desarrollo Productivo, Daniel Scioli y Agricultura Julián Domínguez.

____ (2022-08-04). China stands firm amid Pelosi aftermath. ecns.cn State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Thursday that China would resolutely respond to the United States' flagrant provocation and political gamble, and he called for countries to support China's legitimate position and measures on the Taiwan question.

____ (2022-08-04). Iran to resume implementing JCPOA if US adopts right decision. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) — Iran's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations said that if the United States adopts accurate decision, Iran will take measures to fully implementing obligations in accordance with 2015 nuclear deal.

____ (2022-08-04). Report: Irregular sleep tied to health problems. ecns.cn Around nine in 10 people who were asked about their sleep are troubled by their current sleep quality, and more than 80 percent say they have problems falling back to sleep if awakened, according to a report released in Chongqing on July 28.

La Peña (2022-08-04). Wednesday 8/24: Afro-Colombian Rhythms Workshops. indybay.org La Peña Cultural Center…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). Syphilis: A rising community presence. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — The infection rate of syphilis is increasing. The rate of infection has increased by 81% in Iowa, 28% in Minnesota and 34% in Wisconsin from 2016 to 2020, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Across the country, syphilis infections increased over the same time by 52%. Here are answers to questions on how to prevent and treat this infection: What is syphilis? "Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection spread…

____ (2022-08-04). Products expo lifts purchasing spirits among consumers. ecns.cn China's consumption of imported wines and spirits like whisky and cognac has continuously expanded, fueled by a growing high-income group and increasingly sophisticated tastes, and global wine and spirits retailers are investing more in China to meet growing demand.

____ (2022-08-04). Iran completed installing 3rd IR-6 centrifuge cascades: IAEA. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) — Iran has completed installing three advanced IR-6 centrifuge cascades at its Natanz fuel enrichment plant (FEP), International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said in a report to member states on Wednesday.

____ (2022-08-04). China launches terrestrial ecosystem carbon monitoring satellite. ecns.cn China successfully launched a terrestrial ecosystem carbon monitoring satellite and two other satellites from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province Thursday.

____ (2022-08-04). US, Qatari FMs discuss Iran nuclear deal. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) — On the eve of new round of nuclear talks in Vienna, Qatar's foreign minister discussed Iran nuclear deal, JCPOA, with his US counterpart in Cambodia.

De-Fence Phest (2022-08-04). Friday 7/29: De-Fence Phest. indybay.org People's Park Berkeley…

____ (2022-08-04). China's first large cruise ship under construction. ecns.cn Cruise ship H1 8, China's first large cruise ship, is under construction in Shanghai. The overall construction progress on the vessel passes 60 percent at the end of May, 2022 and H1 8 ship is expected to be delivered in the second half of 2023.

____ (2022-08-04). Wentian's small mechanical arm completes in-orbit tests. ecns.cn The small mechanical arm mounted with Wentian, the first lab module of China's space station, has successfully completed in-orbit tests, according to the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA).

Staff (2022-08-03). Biden regime provides over $8 billion in arms for Ukraine war. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Radio PolandAugust 1, 2022 US president approves new $550 mln security assistance package for Ukraine US President Joe Biden on Monday greenlighted a new military assistance package for Ukraine, valued at up to USD 550 million and including additional ammunition for advanced rocket systems.Joe Biden. The move was announced by White House national security spokesman …

____ (2022-08-03). Int'l community blasts Pelosi's visit to Taiwan. ecns.cn Overseas scholars and officials strongly rebuked U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan on Tuesday.

____ (2022-08-03). China's largest maritime patrol ship starts patrol in Taiwan Straits. ecns.cn The Haixun 06, the largest maritime patrol ship in the Taiwan Straits, was commissioned on July 11, 2022, in Fuzhou, east China's Fujian Province.

Staff (2022-08-03). US wants to show its impunity through its actions in Taiwan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov lambasted Washington for its actions regarding Taiwan, noting that the US wants to demonstrate "impunity", proving to the world it can get away with anything.

____ (2022-08-03). Chinese mainland announces punishments on organizations related to die-hard 'Taiwan independence' elements. ecns.cn The Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council on Wednesday announced punishments on organizations related to die-hard elements seeking "Taiwan independence."

TeleSUR Desk (2022-08-03). China issues statement on Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan. mronline.org "The Taiwan question is purely an internal affair of China, and no other country is entitled to act as a judge on the Taiwan question," the Chinese Foreign Affairs Ministry stressed.

____ (2022-08-03). UK ambassador strongly condemns Pelosi's Taiwan visit. ecns.cn The top Chinese diplomat in the United Kingdom strongly condemns US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to China's Taiwan region, as the move has crossed the red line of the one-China principle, adding "those who play with fire will get burnt".

Staff (2022-08-03). US approves massive weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — The US State Department approved the potential sale of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile interceptors to the UAE and Patriot missile interceptors to Saudi Arabia in separate deals worth $5.3 billion.

WSWS (2022-08-03). Tense military standoff as US House Speaker Pelosi lands in Taiwan. wsws.org Biden has deliberately ignored Chinese warnings that Pelosi's trip to Taiwan was jeopardising the relations between the world's two largest economies and profoundly destabilising the Indo-Pacific.

Staff (2022-08-03). Hybrid war against Russia fraught with nuclear conflict. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — A hybrid war against Russia is fraught with a nuclear conflict, which cannot be won by anyone, a high-ranking Russian foreign ministry official said on Tuesday.

Anonymous669 (2022-08-03). In Video: Russian LMUR Missile Takes Out Ukrainian Pontoon Bridge. southfront.org The LMUR missile at in the International Military-Technical Forum Army-2021. Source: the Analytical Network News Agency (ANNA). | The Russian military has taken out a pontoon bridge of Kiev forces in the Kherson region with an advanced Lightweight Multifunction Missile (LMUR), also known as the Izdeliye 305. | On August 1, Russian sources shared footage of the precision missile strike on the pontoon brigade, which Kiev forces used in a recent failed attempt to cross the Inhulets River near the set…

____ (2022-08-03). Pelosi's visit to Taiwan draws flak from HK leaders. ecns.cn Hong Kong Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiu and leading officials of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government on Tuesday evening reprimanded the visit to Taiwan by the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the United States Nancy Pelosi.

WSWS (2022-08-03). Five Haitian migrants dead, dozens rescued as US escalates its anti-immigrant policies. wsws.org Five Haitian migrants drowned and 68 others were left stranded Thursday after being dropped off from a boat in waters near an island west of Puerto Rico.

Jake Kallio, Benjamin Norton (2022-08-03). West Prepares to Plunder Post-war Ukraine with Neoliberal Shock Therapy. towardfreedom.org Western governments and corporations met in Switzerland to plan 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." Jake Kallio and Benjamin Norton report for Multipolarista.

Andrew Korybko (2022-08-03). Kenya's De Facto Compliance with Western Sanctions Endangers Its Food Security. globalresearch.ca

Maureen Clare Murphy (2022-08-03). Palestine in Pictures: July 2022. electronicintifada.net A monthly roundup of photographs documenting Palestine, Palestinian life, politics and culture, and international solidarity with Palestine.

Huda Al Sousi (2022-08-03). Gaza's queen of quilling. electronicintifada.net Though Eman al-Tayeb's art has gained popularity outside Palestine, the Israeli occupation makes it difficult to ship her work abroad.

JANET (2022-08-03). Another war? U.S. uses Pelosi to provoke China. iacenter.org By Sara Flounders August 2, 2022 Bulletin: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi landed in Taiwan August 2. Here is the statement by the Chinese Foreign Ministry: tinyurl.com/455vrnyb U.S. provocations against China have moved into high gear. Even as the war in Ukraine, instigated by Washington, unfolds with disastrous consequences for European economies and vibrates through the world economy, a more ominous confrontation is planned. The USS Ronald Reagan carrier strike group is now in the South China Sea. The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan, with its accompanying battle group of warships, a guided missile cruise…

Contributing Writers (2022-08-03). Ukraine Deploying Petal Mines Against Donetsk Civilians/ Report by Eva Bartlett. marktaliano.net READ MORE: |

TeleSUR (2022-08-03). UN Designates a Finding Mission for the Attack on DPR Prison. telesurenglish.net Antonio Guterres, the United Nations Secretary-General, announced the fact-finding mission designated to investigate the bombing carried out against the penitentiary of the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR). | RELATED: | During a press conference on the Global Crisis Response Group on Food, Energy, and Finance, Guterres said that Russia and Ukraine had requested the UN to investigate the matter. "I decided in line w…

_____ (2022-08-03). Outcomes in Ukraine and Russian Resilience Can be Served Up as the Perfect Scapegoat. journal-neo.org There is always a conflict between high principle and pragmatism. Embracing both is probably a wise strategy. But whether you can actually have anything both ways, or whether the outcome would mean anything if you did, remains to be seen. American policymakers, during their many attempts to isolate and antagonise Russia, should have been asking, …

_____ (2022-08-03). Most 'Fact-Checking' Organizations Facebook Uses In Ukraine Are Funded By Washington. popularresistance.org Most of the fact-checking organizations Facebook has partnered with to monitor and regulate information about Ukraine are directly funded by the U.S. government, either through the U.S. Embassy or via the notorious National Endowment for Democracy (NED). | In light of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, an information war as bitter as the ground fighting has erupted, and Meta (Facebook's official name) announced it had partnered with nine organizations to help it sort fact from fiction for Ukrainian, Russian and other Eastern European users. These nine organizations are: StopFake, VoxCheck, Fact Check Georgia, Demagog,…

Contributing Writers (2022-08-03). Twitter facilitates cyber terrorism and NATO-proxy war crimes in Ukraine/ By Vanessa Beeley. marktaliano.net Ukrainian Special Forces (SSO) sniper. Twitter allows blogger to doxx independent journalist on the ground in war zone Original Link Here: Twitter facilitates cyber terrorism and NATO-proxy war crimes in Ukraine (substack.com) Louise Mensch an online blogger, former UK Conservative MP, chick-lit author and committed Russophobe with a sizeable following on Twitter effectively called upon …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-03). The Hidden Truth about the War in Ukraine. libya360.wordpress.com Jacques Baud The cultural and historical elements that determine the relations between Russia and Ukraine are important. The two countries have a long, rich, diverse, and eventful history together. This would be essential if the crisis we are experiencing today were rooted in history. However, it is a product of the present. The war we…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-03). Ukraine: Weapons or Peace? A Conversation with Jacques Baud. libya360.wordpress.com Thomas Kaiser Former NATO, UN official Jacques Baud In this latest discussion, Jacques Baud explains the current situation in regards to the Ukraine conflict, while keeping an eye on the larger geopolitical maneuvering that is now taking place. Colonel Baud speaks with Thomas Kaiser of Zeitgeschehen im Fokus, the Swiss journal, through whose kind courtesy, we…

TeleSUR (2022-08-03). France Ratifies Sweden and Finland's NATO Bids. telesurenglish.net The French Parliament has ratified the accession protocols of Sweden and Finland to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Yael Braun-Pivet, president of the National Assembly, wrote in an official document published Wednesday. | RELATED: | After a debate, both bills ratifying the protocols passed with 209 deputies in favor and 46 against on Tuesday, the National Assembly said on its website. | Amid the Russia-Ukraine conflic…

TeleSUR (2022-08-03). Russia Destroys Foreign Arms Depot in Ukraine. telesurenglish.net On Wednesday, Russia's Defense Ministry confirmed the destruction of a foreign weapons depot in the Lviv region, in western Ukraine. | RELATED: | "Air-launched high-precision long-range missiles near the city of Radekhiv in Lviv region destroyed a storage base with foreign-made weapons and ammunition delivered to the Kyiv regime from Poland," Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said, as reported by Wion. | He also pointed out tha…

TeleSUR (2022-08-03). Ukraine Needs to Export Mln Tons of Grain in 2022-2023. telesurenglish.net Ukraine is set to harvest 55-60 million tons of cereals and oilseeds this year, with domestic demand projected to be 20 million tons, the Ukrainian Agri Council said in a statement. | RELATED: | The statement said that Ukrainian farmers have already reaped some 12 million tons of cereals this year from 30 percent of the planted areas. | Currently, Ukraine has 18-20 million tons of grain in its silos from last ye…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-03). Military Situation In Eastern Ukraine On August 3, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russian forces claimed control of Semigorye village; | Russian forces claimed control of Travnevoe village; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue in the town of Peski ; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue near Avdiivka; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue in Marinka; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue near Krasnogorovka; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue near Grygorivka; | Cl…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-03). Military Situation In Ukraine On August 3, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Click tos see full-size image | Russia struck the 81st Airmobile Brigade of the AFU near Nikolaevka with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the 72nd Mechanized Brigade of the AFU near Veselaya Dolina with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the 65th Mechanized Brigade of the AFU near Yulievka with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Artemovsk with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Ocheretino with high-precision missil…

WSWS (2022-08-03). Spain signs military agreement with US amid US-NATO war in Ukraine. wsws.org The agreement will increase the number of US destroyers stationed at the southern Spanish naval base of Rota by half and the number of US Marines in Spain by 600.

TeleSUR (2022-08-03). Russia Remains Open to Peace Talks With Ukraine, Peskov Confirms. telesurenglish.net On Wednesday, the Russian Presidency spokesperson Dmitri Peskov stated that his country is willing to negotiate a solution to the conflict in Ukraine, but only if certain conditions are met. | RELATED: | "It is so, Russia is ready for a negotiated solution under its conditions," Peskov said in response to a question about a statement made by former German chancellor Gerhard Schroder during an interview with the weekly Stern. | "The good news is t…

WSWS (2022-08-03). As inflation surges, France's TotalEnergies posts €18 billion super-profits. wsws.org Macron has defended the corporation's extortion of tens of billions from workers internationally as prices surge amid the NATO war with Russia in Ukraine.

____ (2022-08-03). Grain cargo ship leaving Ukraine anchors off Istanbul for inspection. ecns.cn The Sierra Leone-flagged cargo ship "Razoni" loaded with 26,000 metric tons of Ukrainian corn arrives at the northern entrance of the Bosphorus strait for inspection in Istanbul, Turkey, Aug. 2, 2022.

____ (2022-08-03). 1st grain ship leaving Ukraine anchors off Istanbul for inspection. ecns.cn The first grain-laden cargo ship leaving the Ukrainian port under a UN-brokered deal anchors off Istanbul on the Black Sea on Tuesday, waiting to be inspected by the Joint Coordination Center (JCC) before it resumes the voyage to Lebanon.

Ann Brown (2022-08-03). Jim Clyburn Claimed Kamala Harris Becoming VP Proves America Isn't Racist, Now He Says America Is Moving In Direction Of Hitlerism. moguldom.com Veteran Democrat Congressman Jim Clyburn once agreed with Rep. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) that the appointment of former senator Kamala Harris as the first Black vice president of the U.S. proves America isn't racist. "I agree with him on that. I don't think a racist country would have elected Barack Obama as President, or Kamala Harris …

Staff (2022-08-03). Mora to go to Vienna to discuss Borrell's JCPOA proposal. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — The EU coordinator of the JCPOA talks Enrique Mora said he is going to the Austrian capital of Vienna to discuss the EU Foreign Policy Chief Borrell's JCPOA proposal.

Staff (2022-08-03). Leidis Viamonte a la final del lanzamiento de martillo entre juveniles. cubadebate.cu La cubana Leidis Viamonte consiguió marca de 58.99 y ocupó la plaza número doce en la ronda de clasificación del lanzamiento del martillo en el Campeonato Mundial sub-20 de Atletismo para conseguir el último boleto en disputa rumbo a la final de la prueba. Esta tarde compite Yarima García en la semifinal de 200 metros planos.

Staff (2022-08-03). Mundial de canotaje: Cirilo y Nuevo a la final del C2 a 500 metros. cubadebate.cu Cuba debutó este miércoles en el Campeonato Mundial de Canotaje que acoge la ciudad canadiense de Halifax con la clasificación a la final de Yarisleidis Cirilo y Katherin Nuevo en el C2 a 500 metros. Mientras, la dupla de Serguey Torres y Tabiani Diéguez llegó cuarta en su serie y estará en las semifinales en pos de llegar a la disputa de medallas.

TeleSUR- lvm- JL (2022-08-03). Presidente argentino realiza visita a proyecto minero de litio. telesurtv.net La Casa Rosada, puntualizó que la planta de carbonato de litio, perteneciente a la minera china Zijin Mining aprovechara los recursos del salar de Laguna Verde.

JANET (2022-08-03). Manchin bill could worsen climate crisis. iacenter.org By Betsey Piette August 1, 2022 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 is in the details. In a surprise move July 28, Senator Joe Manchin and Senate Majority leader Chuck Schumer announced legislation that includes hundreds of billions of dollars for climate and energy programs. The announcement was all the more shocking considering that Manchin is…

WSWS (2022-08-03). Oil giants reap record profits from war, pandemic and skyrocketing prices. wsws.org As working class families the world over struggle to afford basic necessities amid historic inflation, driven by the pandemic and the US-NATO war against Russia, the world's largest multinational oil corporations are announcing record profits.

_____ (2022-08-03). Anti-Mountain Valley Pipeline Protest. popularresistance.org A small group of dedicated activists today rallied in front of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) headquarters calling for the commission not to issue a second extension certificate to the controversial Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) a $5.5 billion 303-mile-long interstate natural gas project. The 42-inch diameter pipeline is facing opposition from numerable groups with issues related to global warming, the route's effect on endangered species, construction issues including continual erosion problems along its length along with complaints from landowners whose property the massive pipeline project is…

_____ (2022-08-03). US Threatens War On China Over Taiwan. popularresistance.org The US government has been preparing for war with China over Taiwan. The extremely provocative trip by top official Nancy Pelosi was only the latest US escalation. | The Pentagon has made plans for war with China, top CIA officials openly call for fighting Beijing, and US troops are on the ground in Taipei. | Washington has sold Taiwan tens of billions of dollars worth of military equipment, and influential DC think tanks are even calling to send it nuclear weapons.

Dana Sanchez (2022-08-03). Prophet Of Bitcoin Bubble Michael Saylor Steps Down As MicroStrategy CEO After $1B Loss. moguldom.com Michael Saylor, the co-founder of cloud software company MicroStrategy, is stepping down as CEO to take on a new role of executive chairman so he can focus more on Bitcoin after the company reported a $1 billion+ loss related to the falling price of the No. 1 crypto in the second quarter. "I will remain …

Rebekah (2022-08-03). A Proposed Wealth Tax on Colombia's 4,700+ Richest Would Raise $1 Billion. inequality.org

____ (2022-08-03). Iran's export to Oman to reach $1bn by yearend: TPOI. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — The Head of Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPOI) said that country's export of non-oil products to the Sultanate of Oman will hit $1 billion before the termination of the current year (to end March 20, 2023).

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-03). Pelosi Accuses China of Threatening Taiwan and 'Democracy Itself,' Says US Cannot 'Stand By'. news.antiwar.com House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) accused China "We cannot stand by as the CCP proceeds to threaten Taiwan — and democracy itself," Pelosi said. She repeated a common line coming out of Washington that the world was facing a choice between "autocracy and democracy." | President Biden has framed the US rivalry with China and Russia as a global battle between "autocracy and democracy." He eve…

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-03). McConnell and 25 Other Senate Republicans Issue Statement Supporting Pelosi's Taiwan Visit. news.antiwar.com On Tuesday, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) "We support Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi's trip to Taiwan,"

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-03). US Plan to Cap Russian Oil Price Draws More Skepticism. news.antiwar.com Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is still pushing an idea to put a price cap on Russian oil even as it draws more skepticism and warnings that the plan won't work. | The idea of Yellen's plan would be to deny financing and insurance on shipments of Russian oil if it's not being sold at a set price that would limit Moscow's profits. Mike Salthouse, the global claims director for a leading global shipping insurer, The North of England P&I Association Limited, said the plan…

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-03). Pelosi Meets With Taiwan's Top Chip Industry Leaders. news.antiwar.com While in Taiwan House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) Pelosi's trip came after Congress passed the CHIPS and Science Act, Pelosi met with the chairman of Taiwa…

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-03). Pelosi Leaves Taiwan as China Prepares Effective Military Blockade. news.antiwar.com House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) departed Taiwan on Wednesday for South Korea and left in her wake soaring tensions between Taipei and Beijing as the Chinese military continued preparing unprecedented military exercises Areas the PLA is closing off for drills, source: Xinhua | China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) is closing off six areas around Taiwan from Thursday to Sunday and is expected to hold drills, including live-fire ex…

Jason Ditz (2022-08-03). IAEA: Good Words Not Enough, Iran Must Be Transparent and Compliant. news.antiwar.com Addressing Iran pointing out that they have no intention of obtaining nuclear arms, IAEA chief Rafael Grossi continued to claim Iran is expanding its program and that the IAEA can't verify what it is doing. He's under intense pressure to be unconvinced, to keep hostility toward Iran, and h…

Jason Ditz (2022-08-03). Iran, US, EU Envoys Return to Vienna for Nuclear Talks. news.antiwar.com An EU proposed text for the Iran nuclear deal has gotten enough momentum behind it that the US, Iran, and EU are all sending officials to Vienna for more talks. There are high hopes as the EU will mediate. | The EU has time and again saved the talks when the US was prepared to give up. US envoys are coming into the talks warily, once again. | Iran's negotiator says the key

_____ (2022-08-03). The Movement Sorely Misses Glen Ford. popularresistance.org It has been one year since the death of Black Agenda Report Executive Editor, Glen Ford. The turbulence of the past year has been as intense as Glen Ford's loss to the movement. President Joe Biden is facing a crisis of legitimacy. Inflation and recession loom over a flailing U.S. capitalist system. A U.S.-led imperialist war with Russia and China is closer than it has ever been and Black America is no better off with a Democrat controlling the White House. | Such conditions demand that we remember and emulate Glen Ford's tireless contributions to the Black liberation, peace, and socialist movement. Ford was a st…

Dana Sanchez (2022-08-03). Top Economists Predict 'Structural Inflation': 3 Reasons Why They Don't See Problem As Temporary. moguldom.com Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, who repeatedly downplayed the risk of inflation in 2021, finally retired the word "transitory" to describe the inflationary outlook, acknowledging to Congress on Nov. 30 the growing risk of more persistent inflation. Whether inflation is transitory or structural depends on who you ask. Structural inflation is defined by CEOpedia as …

Editor (2022-08-03). Inflation as a political power play gone wrong — Project Syndicate op-e. mronline.org Pivotal economic crises frequently evoke multiple explanations that are all correct while missing the point.

Bernie Sanders (2022-08-03). Bernie Sanders Explains the Good, the Bad, and the Very Ugly of the Inflation Reduction Act. commondreams.org This legislation… has some good features, but also some very bad features.

John Bachtell (2022-08-03). Inflation Reduction Act: Will Sinema sacrifice the planet to save corporate profits? peoplesworld.org Senate Democrats appear on the verge of passing historic legislation to accelerate a national transition to clean energy, reduce energy costs, create tens of thousands of union jobs, and address environmental injustice. The surprise agreement, the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), was brokered by Sens. Joe Manchin, W.Va, and Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, N.Y. All …

WSWS (2022-08-03). Sri Lankan SEP condemns police raids on Frontline Socialist Party. wsws.org The police raids on the FSP are part of an intensifying wave of repression being unleashed by Wickremesinghe's government aimed at crushing all anti-government opposition.

Abayomi Azikiwe (2022-08-03). Sri Lanka Democracy Movement at the Crossroads. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2022-08-03). 'Playing With Fire,' Says China After Pelosi Lands In Taiwan. popularresistance.org Chinese warplanes took to the skies and U.S. warships were on the move Tuesday as U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ignored warnings from Beijing, the Biden administration, and peace activists by becoming the highest-ranking American official in 25 years to visit Taiwan. | "Are you here to support Taiwan or to provoke a war? What the hell are you doing here, Pelosi?" | Pelosi (D-Calif.) issued a statement insisting the congressional delegation's trip to the island that most of the international community including the United States considers part of China "in no way contradicts" U.S. adherence to the "One China" po…

Fight Back (2022-08-03). Minneapolis forum criticizes US drone strikes, imperialism in Somalia. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – On July 26, in response to the Biden administration's decision to deploy 500 special forces troops to Somalia, the Anti-War Committee hosted a forum with the Council on American-Islamic Relations-Minnesota and Women Against Military Madness to educate community members on the current political situation in Somalia. | Meredith Aby-Keirstead of the Anti-War Committee (AWC) introduced the event by describing how drone strikes in Somalia escalated under the Trump administration, and how President Joe Biden is continuing Trump's devastating policies. "The fact is that Biden amping this up again…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-03). FBI Attack on the Uhuru Movement is a Warning. libya360.wordpress.com Margaret Kimberley Omali Yeshitela, center, stands in front of his home on Friday, July 29, 2022, with his supporters. Jesse Bogan, Post-Dispatch The FBI targeted the African People's Socialist Party (APSP) because it is a Black organization that has dared to confront and oppose U.S. imperialism. APSP is the first but they will not be the…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-03). How a Missile in Kabul Connects to a Speaker in Taipei. libya360.wordpress.com Pepe Escobar Washington's hard power display of taking out Al-Qaeda's Al-Zawahiri will not be reciprocated by Beijing over Pelosi's provocative visit to Taiwan. It does however, definitively bury the decades-long era of cooperative US-Chinese relations. This is the way the "Global War on Terror" (GWOT) ends, over and over again: not with a bang, but a…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-03). Right Violations and War Crimes by Morocco Continue in Occupied Western Sahara. libya360.wordpress.com Peoples Dispatch CODESA members. CODESA's first annual report since its formation in 2020 asks the UN and other international organizations to take immediate steps to complete the decolonization process in Western Sahara. The Collective of Saharawi Human Rights Defenders in Western Sahara (CODESA) released its first annual report on July 28 titled, "Continuous war crimes and crimes…

Misión Verdad (2022-08-03). A Closer Look at Colombia's Historic Pact Party. orinocotribune.com The alliance known as the Historic Pact (PH, or Pacto Historico) —a coalition of political forces, each with its own political and organic autonomy and independence— was formed for the purpose of winning the elections in order to defend the six following principles of their program: | The defense of life and of the Colombian Peace Accords. | Economic reactivation, the defense of employment and dignity for workers. | The decomodification of social rights and the defense of the public sector. | The preservation of natural resources and the environment | Pushing towards democracy and strengthening popula…

Orinoco Tribune2 (2022-08-03). Ecuador: Key Aspects and Implications of the National Strike — Reasserting Control Over a Rogue Government. orinocotribune.com By Daniel Edgar Jul 29, 2022 | The massive Indigenous mobilization and social uprising in Ecuador that paralysed the country for most of June, led by the largest and most powerful Indigenous organization in the country (CONAIE), was ended and the blockade of major roads lifted on the 30th of June after the government reluctantly decided to negotiate and subsequently agreed to several of the key demands of the protestors. The respite may be temporary, however, as the organizers of the National Strike have made clear that if the government doesn't comply with the agreements reached the blockade will be reinst…

Rachel Hu, Chris Garaffa (2022-08-03). CovertAction Bulletin: Pelosi's Visit to Taiwan Could Be Start of World War III. covertactionmagazine.com On Tuesday, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi landed in Taiwan, marking a major escalation of U.S. aggression towards China. While this may not on it's face seem alarming, the reality is that the U.S. is playing with fire. 1979 was the last time that a U.S. head of state or member of the ruling party visited Taiwan. Since the 70's the official policy of the U.S. has been the One China policy, and this visit undermines this very policy. China's statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated, "These moves, like playing with fire, are extremely dangerous. Those who play with fire will perish by it."

Staff (2022-08-03). La Guaira Envisions 3 Industrial Areas Within Its Special Economic Zone. orinocotribune.com Three industrial zones for La Guaira, to be developed within the framework of the Law of Special Economic Zones (SEZs), were proposed by regional government authorities during a special session of the National Assembly's Economic Commission held in the port of La Guaira. | The proposal focuses on an agricultural axis to develop the Carayaca and El Junko parishes, a tourist hub with a view to recovering the Sheraton and Meliá hotels, as well as Los Cocos beach in the Caraballeda parish, and a technological complex in the former Caracas warehouse of Urimare parish, as part of the Development Master Plan for the coa…

TeleSUR (2022-08-03). Gazprom Warns on the Impossibility To Recover Key Turbine. telesurenglish.net The Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany of the Giant Gazprom has not been able to recover a critical turbine for the proper functioning of the supplies of the company, which according to Gazprom, has been impossible because of Western sanctions. | RELATED: | Christian Bruch, Siemens Energy CEO, said his company has already complied with all the conditions needed to send the repaired turbine back to Russia. The German comp…

TeleSUR (2022-08-03). UNECA Urges Funds to Mitigate Climate Change Impacts in Africa. telesurenglish.net Vera Songwe, executive secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), has called for urgent and increased funding to mitigate impacts of climate change in Africa. | RELATED: | "Urgent development funds need to flow to Africa for climate change adaptation and resilience-building across the continent," Songwe told a climate-themed event held under the theme "Toward COP 27: African Regional Forum on Cl…

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-03). Turkish warplanes again bomb northern Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — The Turkish warplanes targeted an area in Duhok Governorate in northern Iraq on Wednesday in continuation of its operations under the pretext of fighting the PKK.

Julia Conley (2022-08-03). Biden Order on Abortion Access Called 'Step In the Right Direction'. commondreams.org "We look forward to continuing to partner with the administration to defend our fundamental rights from ongoing extremist attacks," said the president of NARAL Pro-Choice America.

Julia Conley (2022-08-03). UN Warns Two Largest Reservoirs in US Are Approaching Dangerous 'Dead Pool' Status. commondreams.org "Drought and desertification are quickly becoming the new normal everywhere—from the U.S. to Europe and Africa."

Anonymous103 (2022-08-03). Military Situation In Syria On August 3, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On August 3, the Russian Ministry of Defence recorded no hostilities and ceasefire violations in the Idlib region in the past 24 hours; | On August 3, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SAA positions in the 45th regiment; | On August 3, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in the Kafr Taal area; | On August 2, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in the Maar Balit area; | On August 3, a leader of an armed group affiliated w…

Anonymous669 (2022-08-03). Escalation In Karabakh: Azerbaijan Combat Drones Kill Two Armenian Soldiers, Wound 14 Others (Videos). southfront.org The disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh experienced on August 3 a new round of military escalation, that saw the Azerbaijani combat drones attacking Armenian forces for the first time in several months. | The escalation began when the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defense said that Armenian forces had attacked Azerbaijani military positions in the region of Lachin, which is under the supervision of the Russian peacekeeping force, killing an Azerbaijani soldier. | Hundreds of Russian peacekeepers are current…

Jenna McGuire (2022-08-03). Campaigners Warn Against 'Reckless' Fossil Fuel Expansion in Africa. commondreams.org "It would be the ultimate betrayal of African people if their leaders missed the opportunity to become a renewable energy superpower by locking us into a doomed experiment with fossil fuels that is hurting Africa through climate breakdown."

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-03). 27 Chinese warplanes enter Taiwan's air defense zone. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — Twenty-seven Chinese warplanes flew into Taiwan's air defense zone after Pelosi's visit on Wednesday.

Staff (2022-08-03). Moscow warns against complete cut of relations with US. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — Moscow may cut diplomatic relations with Washington if the United States designates Russia as a state sponsor of terrorism, Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Tuesday.

WSWS (2022-08-03). Biden orders drone assassination of al-Zawahiri in Afghanistan. wsws.org Biden made it clear that the assassination of al-Zawahiri was a warning to anyone deemed an enemy by the US government, saying, "the United States will find you and take you out."

Alastair Crooke (2022-08-03). The EU Has Begun its Retreat. "First Steps in Unraveling Energy and Food Sanctions on Russia" globalresearch.ca

Drago Bosnic (2022-08-03). Joe Biden's "Arms Control Talks" Offer to Russia — Genuine Move or More Hot Air? globalresearch.ca

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-03). Biden Sends Mixed Signals to Russia in Offer to Negotiate New START Replacement. globalresearch.ca

Tsvetana Paraskova (2022-08-03). EU, UK Delay Cutting Off Russia from Oil Insurance Market. globalresearch.ca

Infobrics (2022-08-03). Iran Weighs Benefits of BRICS Membership. infobrics.org Recently, Iran applied to join BRICS, a group consisting of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. On a global level, this forum represents 40% of the world population and 26% of the world economy…

Infobrics (2022-08-03). Gazprom, CNPC Sign Deal on Supplying Russian Gas to China. infobrics.org The deal sets out how the pipeline crosses the Ussuri river on the China-Russia border. Gazprom recently issued a five-year plan for large-scale work on Far East gasification…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-03). Russia Calls for Reform of UN Security Council. libya360.wordpress.com According to Alexey Drobinin, the time has come to ponder whether the UN agenda "is in sync with the interests of the majority of the global community". The United Nations is in dire need of reform and the Security council must be "democratized" by expanding its representation, Russian foreign ministry official Alexey Drobinin has written in a…

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-08-03). Black Activists From Uhuru Movement Handcuffed By FBI For Alleged Ties To Russian 2016 Election Interference. moguldom.com Black activists from the African People's Socialist Party and Uhuru Movement were searched and handcuffed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in St. Petersburg, Florida, and Missouri on July 29 for allegedly conspiring with a Russian national to interfere in the 2016 elections. In an unsealed indictment, the U.S. Department of Justice accused APSP Founder and Chairman Omali …

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-03). Russia stresses need for JCPOA's implementation. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — In the NPT review meeting, Russia emphasized the necessity of resuming the full implementation of the Iranian nuclear deal known as the JCPOA at the earliest.

____ (2022-08-03). TPOI, Russia Business Co. ink MoU to enhance trade coop. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was inked between Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPOI) and the "Business Russia" Company of the Russian Federation on Wednesday to develop and increase bilateral trade cooperation.

_____ (2022-08-03). Lavrov, Macron, Blinken and Africa. journal-neo.org From July 23 to 27, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov visited Egypt, the Republic of Congo Brazzaville, Uganda and Ethiopia. During these visits, which covered the Northern, Eastern and Central Africa, he was received by the heads of these States, Prime Ministers and Foreign Ministers. The special significance of this visit was due to …

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-03). Russia says ready for new round of constructive Iran talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — Russia's Permanent Representative in Vienna-based International Organizations said that the Russian negotiators stand ready in order to finalize the agreement in Iran and P4+1 talks.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-08-03). The COVID-19 Endgame: Global Governance, "Digital Tyranny" and the Depopulation Agenda. globalresearch.ca

Ernst Wolff (2022-08-03). Video: The Current Hike in Interest Rates, Danger of Collapsing Supply Chains: Economist Ernst Wolf. globalresearch.ca

Prof Denis Rancourt (2022-08-03). COVID-Period Mass Vaccination Campaign and Public Health Disaster in the USA. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2022-08-03). Food Shortages: WEF Globalists Promote Diet of Bugs — and Cannibalism. globalresearch.ca

Ahmed Adel (2022-08-03). Beijing Reminds Taiwan of Its Power Through Blockade Disguised as Military Exercise. globalresearch.ca

Baxter Dmitry (2022-08-03). Spain Admits Spraying Deadly Chemtrails as Part of Secret UN Program: One Month after March 2020 Covid-19 Lockdown. globalresearch.ca

Zero Hedge (2022-08-03). Nancy has Landed in Taiwan: Here Are All The Latest Taiwan Headlines. globalresearch.ca

Richard Gale (2022-08-03). Mismanaging a Pandemic: Failures in the COVID-19 Narrative. globalresearch.ca

Paul Joseph Watson (2022-08-03). Germans Will be Able to Legally Change Their Gender Once a Year. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2022-08-03). Auto Workers Turn A Corner For Strike Pay And Democracy. popularresistance.org Reformers in the Auto Workers won day one strike pay at the union's constitutional convention in Detroit last week. They also forced open debate on the top concession that has weakened the union in the last 15 years—tiered contracts that condemn newer workers to lower pay and benefits beside "legacy" workers doing the same job. | This was the first UAW convention since a leadership corruption scandal erupted, reformers won a member referendum last fall to adopt one-member-one-vote for top officers, and the auto industry began a serious transition to electric vehicles. Held every four years, the meeting has…

_____ (2022-08-03). Kansas Votes Overwhelmingly To Protect Abortion. popularresistance.org Kansas – Kansans have voted to protect abortion rights in their state. Yes, Kansas — the deep red state where Trump won by more than 15 percentage points last election cycle has voted to protect abortion rights. In fact, Kansas has a history of violence against abortion providers, including the murder of abortion doctor George Tiller in 2009.But the vote wasn't even close. At the time of publishing, the vote was roughly 60% in favor of abortion rights and 40% against. It was overwhelmingly in favor of protecting abortion rights in the state, with a huge voter turnout and by a wide margin. | Amidst the dysto…

_____ (2022-08-03). Kaiser Permanente Therapists To Strike. popularresistance.org California – Mental health workers at Kaiser Permanente announced plans Tuesday for an open-ended strike that could lead as many as 2,000 Northern California mental health workers to curtail appointments beginning on Aug. 15. | The announcement came in response to frustration with the level of service provided to patients at the nation's largest nonprofit HMO, which Capital & Main reported on in a recent story. As a result of understaffing, patients who should receive weekly therapy are waiting months to start treatment and as long as two months between appointments in violation of clinical guidelines, accor…

_____ (2022-08-03). Mothers Of The Movement Fight To Abolish The Death Penalty In Illinois. popularresistance.org Illinois – The first time I visited Ronnie Kitchen on death row at Pontiac Correctional Center, I drove down with his mother, Louva Grace Bell. Ronnie was one of the cofounders of the Death Row Ten, a group of Black men, all of whom had been tortured by former Chicago Police Department Commander Jon Burge and white detectives under his command, and all of whom had been convicted and sentenced to death on the basis of tortured confessions. When they came together in 1998, the Death Row Ten enlisted the Campaign to End the Death Penalty (CEDP) to be their voice on the outside and together forged a visible grassroot…

_____ (2022-08-03). Sadrists Occupy Iraqi Parliament. popularresistance.org The political crisis escalated in Iraq as supporters of Muqtada Al-Sadr stormed the parliament and began an indefinite sit-in on Sunday, July 31. The protesters who are opposing the government formation efforts of Mohammed Shia al-Sudani claimed that consensus-based government formation and the sectarian quota of power sharing are the core reasons for inefficiency and widespread corruption in the country.

_____ (2022-08-03). The History Of African American Cooperative Eco-Systems. popularresistance.org This session is the fourth installment of the Black Labor, Solidarity Economy, and Movement Lawyering Series, Co-organized by the Workers' Rights institute and Julian Hill and hosted in collaboration with Coalition for Racial Equity and Democratic Economies (CREDE), the Georgetown Law Socialist Students Union, ONE DC, Malcolm X Grassroots Movement (MXGM), and Claudia Jones School for Political Education. | In this session, Jessica Gordon-Nembhard will discuss the history of African American mutual aid and cooperative economics, Black cooperative economic thought, the most prolific periods in the US African Americ…

Ana Perdigón (2022-08-03). Chinese Investors Acknowledge Venezuela's Special Economic Zones Law. orinocotribune.com Venezuelan National Assembly Deputy Nicolás Maduro Guerra, president of the Venezuela-China Parliamentary Friendship Group, has reported that the Organic Law of Special Economic Zones will be presented to Chinese private investors. | The presentation of the Special Economic Zones Law arises from China's interest in exchanging experience and knowledge and strengthening projects in Venezuela. | Deputy Maduro Guerra made these comments af…

Andreína Chávez Alava (2022-08-03). Venezuela Condemns Pelosi Taiwan Trip, Reaffirms 'One China' Principle. venezuelanalysis.com Caracas has reinforced diplomatic ties with Beijing and its recognition of Taiwan "as an inalienable part of China's territory."

Anis Chowdhury (2022-08-03). Neo-colonial currency enables French exploitation. mronline.org SYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR. Colonial-style currency board arrangements have enabled continuing imperialist exploitation decades after the end of formal colonial rule. Such neo-colonial monetary systems persist despite modest reforms.

Ann Brown (2022-08-03). 3 Things To Know About How Pelosi's Risky Gamble On Visiting Taiwan Creates Problems For Biden. moguldom.com House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has just wrapped a two-day, whirlwind trip to Taiwan. During the trip, Pelosi met with Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen. While the trip was to show support for the self-ruled island in the face of threats from mainland China, some observers say the trip creates a problem for President Joe Biden. Here are …

B. from New York (2022-08-03). We Need the PUMP Act to Protect Nursing Workers Like Me. aclu.org As a woman working on Amtrak, first as a conductor and later as an engineer, my job posed challenges in many areas. At times it wasn't easy being the only woman on board. But, like most of the female employees that came before me and worked alongside me, we made it work the best we could. | It wasn't until I became pregnant in the spring of 2019 that I discovered how hard it would be to work for the railroad as a woman and, more importantly as a breastfeeding mother. | When I learned I was pregnant, I was nothing but smiles and happy tears. Making the decision to nurse my second baby was not a hard one for me.

Boothdw (2022-08-03). The Invention of Capitalism. scheerpost.com

Cecil Carey (2022-08-03). Boston teachers and students win 'Common Good' demands in tentative contract agreement with city. liberationnews.org If ratified in September, 10,000 educators will win their demands for pay equity, raises, inclusion and a pilot program to address student homelessness.

Editor (2022-08-03). Conversation to build bridges of affection. mronline.org "Thanks for the meeting, for the time, and for building bridges," said the First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Party and President of the Republic Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez in a meeting in the afternoon of July 12 with a group of students from New York University's The New School, who are attending a summer course sponsored by Casa de las Américas.

Editor (2022-08-03). How trans rights activists changed Argentina. mronline.org Ten years ago Argentina passed groundbreaking gender identity laws, a victory won through solidarity, diverse tactics and longstanding activist traditions. The experience has lessons for us all, write Alessandra Viggiano and Siobhán McGuirk.

Editor (2022-08-03). To save the Planet, we must choose. mronline.org When Exxon's CEO is celebrating, you know there's a problem. But there's also a solution.

Editor (2022-08-03). Chile's Draft Constitution: Undemocratic—or Too Much Democracy? scheerpost.com By Ari Paul / FAIR Chileans will vote in September on whether to approve a new constitution that promises to address inequality and lack of democracy (Reuters, 7/4/22). It would replace the present constitution imposed by the dictatorship of Gen. Augusto Pinochet, who came into power through a US-backed coup in 1973. The nation's newly elected …

Editor (2022-08-03). Facial Recognition Technology Down Under. scheerpost.com By Binoy Kampmark / CounterPunch 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 …

Editor (2022-08-03). Most Severe Outcomes of Global Climate Catastrophe 'Dangerously Unexplored'. scheerpost.com [ By Christopher Bonasia | This story includes details on the impacts of climate change that may be difficult for some readers. If you are feeling overwhelmed by this crisis situation

Infobrics (2022-08-03). Algeria, Africa's Largest Natural Gas Exporter, Talks of Joining BRICS. infobrics.org "The BRICS interest us" as an alternative to traditional power centres, Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune said in a televised interview…

Infobrics (2022-08-03). Global security crisis impacts Middle Eastern countries. infobrics.org The only way to contain the effects of this crisis is to avoid any destabilizing role through abdication of foreign involvement.

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-08-03). Why An Increasing Number Of Black Americans Are Building Community In Mexico. moguldom.com An increasing number of Black Americans are searching for refuge outside the United States, and Mexico has become a popular destination. Demetria Brown quit her law enforcement job and moved to Puerto Vallarta on Mexico's Pacific coast in 2020 after a Minneapolis police officer murdered George Floyd. "Watching that video — my heart broke and …

JANET (2022-08-03). Panamá: Workers strike, win price rollback. iacenter.org By Deborah Rodriguez August 2, 2022 The author was in Panama City, Panama, on a school trip with her daughter when the national strike to reduce prices began July 1. She combines her observations with research to tell this story. The Panamanian people have won a significant battle. They have been in the streets since July 1 demanding their government reduce the cost of living and necessary goods, whose prices impact the day-to-day lives of Panamanian people. They also demanded the government abandon the protection of neoliberal rules that protect the power elite of the co…

Khalil Bendib (2022-08-03). Merrick Garland Hears No Evil. otherwords.org Get a full-res version

Liberation Staff (2022-08-03). PSL statement — Victory in defense of abortion rights: Kansas votes NO. liberationnews.org In the first referendum since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade and eviscerated abortion rights nationwide, Kansas voters have turned out to emphatically defend abortion rights.

Mitchell Zimmerman (2022-08-03). Anti-Abortion Extremism Is Scaring Voters. It Should. otherwords.org Our country may be divided on the issue of abortion. But when it comes down to it, most Americans believe that it's a pregnant person's right to decide for themselves whether to continue a pregnancy. | That's not only a blue-state attitude — it's just as true in conservative states like Kansas. | By

Owen Schalk (2022-08-03). Once Led By a Fierce Champion of Anti-Colonialism in Patrice Lumumba, the Democratic Republic of Congo Has Effectively Been Recolonized by Western Capital. covertactionmagazine.com The United States does the heavy lifting, but Canada provides consistent behind-the-scenes support to enable the plunder of Congo and …

Ryan Cristián (2022-08-03). Congress Pushes "Jab Stops Transmission" Lie, Ethylene Oxide & Regulating Digital 'Carbon Wallets'. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (8/3/22). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth

Staff (2022-08-03). US Department of Justice Requests Argentina Seize EMTRASUR Boeing 747. orinocotribune.com Caracas, August 2, 2022 ( According to a st…

Staff (2022-08-03). Free Khalil Awawdeh! Call to action and resources as Palestinian detainee enters 154th day of hunger strike. samidoun.net Khalil Awawdeh is continuing his hunger strike for the 154th day as his health condition continues to deteriorate. Awawdeh, 40, from Idna near al-Khalil, is on hunger strike to end his detention without charge or trial under Israeli "administrative detention." He briefly stopped his strike on the 111th day, when he was told an agreement …

Staff (2022-08-03). In Missouri and Illinois, a Glimpse of Abortion Access in a Post-Roe World. aclu.org The movement for abortion rights can feel hopeless in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe, and indeed, this is a moment of unprecedented adversity. But across the country, advocates are hard at work trying to win back fundamental reproductive freedoms and helping patients navigate the new landscape of abortion access. | We spoke with advocates on the ground in Missouri, where abortion is now banned, and in Illinois, where two abortion clinics near its border are working to accommodate the influx of patients from out of state. |
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TeleSUR (2022-08-03). Biden Signs Executive Order on Abortion Rights. telesurenglish.net The executive order will help women travel out of state for medical care while making sure healthcare providers comply with federal law so women don't face delays or denials of medically necessary care, according to President Joe Biden. | U.S. President Joe Biden is seen in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, D.C., the United States, on July 27, 2022.

TeleSUR (2022-08-03). Bolsonaro Describes Democracy Defenders as 'Mammals'. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro disparagingly criticized thousands of citizens who signed the "Letter to Brazilians in Defense of the Democratic Rule of Law." | RELATED: | "That manifesto was signed by bankers, artists, and… mammalian businessmen," the former Capitan said wryly, adding that "there are no left-wing businessmen." | Over the last week, members of the Faculty of Law of the University of Sao Paulo ha…

TeleSUR (2022-08-03). China FM Said Taiwan's Return to the Motherland Is Inevitable. telesurenglish.net Wang Yi, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister, ratified Wednesday the Asian country's position regarding the recent visit of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi to China's Taiwan region. | RELATED: | According to the Chinese Foreign Minister, the visit of Pelosi to the island is a complete farce. At the time, the Chinese official said that such actions represented Washington's violation of China's sover…

TeleSUR (2022-08-03). Colombia: UN HR Office Condemns Murder of Peasant Leader. telesurenglish.net One hundred ten social leaders were murdered in the South American nation in 2022 and 1,337 violently lost their lives since the signing of the Peace Agreement in 2016. | Social sectors said that leaders are murdered because they are the front line in the struggles in defense of the rights of the Colombian people. Aug. 3, 2022.

TeleSUR (2022-08-03). Cuba To Begin Purchasing Foreign Currency Tomorrow. telesurenglish.net Cuba will start buying foreign currency this August 4, including US dollars, at an exchange rate higher than the current one of 24 Cuban pesos for each U.S. currency, it was announced today. | Thousands of people participate at in the commemoration of the 69th anniversary of the assault on the Moncada barracks, in Cienfuegos (Cuba)…

TeleSUR (2022-08-03). DR Congo to Reassess Withdrawal of UN Mission Amid Protests. telesurenglish.net Late Tuesday, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) decided to reassess the agreement on the withdrawal of the United Nations stabilization mission in the DRC (MONUSCO) amid escalating protests against the MONUSCO in the eastern part of the country, | RELATED: | Thirty-six people have been killed, including three members of the MONUSCO, and about 170 others were injured during the protests, said government spokesman Patric…

TeleSUR (2022-08-03). Haiti: Lack of Consensus Stocks Political Dialogue for Peace. telesurenglish.net Negotiations under the Montana Agreement to achieve pacification and normalization of Haiti's political life stalled again on Tuesday after the two main groups that led the negotiations withdrew from the talks. | RELATED: | The Democratic and Popular Sector spokesman, André Michel, wrote about the rupture: "I encourage the brothers and sisters of the Montana team to return to the dialogue table. The time has come for us to…

TeleSUR (2022-08-03). International Community Blasts Pelosi's Visit to Taiwan. telesurenglish.net Overseas scholars and officials strongly rebuked U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan on Tuesday, saying that the move seriously threatens peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait. | RELATED: | Her visit also violates international law and basic norms governing international relations. The move is unpopular with the international community and is futile. | CHINA'S SOVEREIGNTY & TERRITO…

TeleSUR (2022-08-03). Maduro: US Intends To Steal Venezuelan Plane Held in Argentina. telesurenglish.net "Now they intend to steal a plane (that is) property of Venezuela (…) By mandate of an imperial court, of a U.S. court in Florida, they intend to steal a modern cargo plane", said the Venezuelan President during a broadcast on the state-owned Venezolana de Televisión channel. | RELATED: | On June 6, the Emtrasur plane landed in Argentinean territory, where it would have delivered a cargo of auto parts of the German company Volkswage…

TeleSUR (2022-08-03). Peru: the Ministers Council President Anibal Torres Resigns. telesurenglish.net Through an open letter published on Wednesday, the President of the Council of Ministers, Anibal Torres, placed his position at the disposal of Peruvian President Pedro Castillo, arguing "personal reasons" and recalling that he has served the "most neglected and forgotten people." | RELATED: | Torres entered the Castillo administration as Justice Minister in 2021 and then took over as chief of staff on February 8. During that time, the cabinet…

TeleSUR (2022-08-03). UN Chief Calls for Taxing Windfall Profits of Energy Companies. telesurenglish.net On Wednesday, United Nations Secretary Antonio Guterres called for taxation on windfall profits of oil and gas companies to ease the impact of the energy crisis on the most vulnerable people. | RELATED: | "It is immoral for oil and gas companies to be making record profits from this energy crisis on the backs of the poorest people and communities and at a massive cost to the climate," he said at the launch of the third repor…

TeleSUR (2022-08-03). Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua Reject US Interference in Taiwan. telesurenglish.net Through a statement released on Tuesday, the Venezuelan Foreign Affairs Ministry rejected the acts of interference and meddling carried out by the U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi with her visit to Taiwan. | RELATED: | "We alert the international community about these actions, which constitute a violation of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Chinese nation and ignore Resolution 2758… wherby the…

TeleSUR (2022-08-03). Venezuela Reaffirms Pledge of Cooperation With OPEC. telesurenglish.net "We want to reaffirm Venezuela's firm will to continue to consolidate the OPEC+ cooperation mechanism," El Aissami said via videoconference during the 31st OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting. | RELATED: | In a press release, the Ministry of People's Power for Petroleum said El Aissami also praised OPEC+ efforts to maintain stability in the oil market. | The Venezuelan official said the alliance provides "opportunities f…

Eileen Appelbaum, Rosemary Batt (2022-08-03). How Public Real Estate Investment Trusts Extract Wealth from Nursing Homes and Hospitals. commondreams.org Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) are considered "passive" investors and are exempt from corporate tax. But in reality, they play a very active role in reshaping whole industries, like healthcare.

Staff (2022-08-03). Turkish fighterjets target N Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — Iraqi news sources on Tuesday evening reported that Turkish fighterjets have attacked areas in the country's Kurdistan region.

Sherry Moss, Susanne Tà§uber, Shahriar Sharifi, Morteza Mahmoudi (2022-08-03). [Articles] The need for the development of discipline-specific approaches to address academic bullying. thelancet.com The variation in contextual bullying behavior across disciplines suggests the need for specific and nuanced training, monitoring, and actions by stakeholders in addressing academic bullying in a context-specific manner.

____ (2022-08-03). Double-digit trade growth in the offing. ecns.cn China's foreign trade will likely grow by double digits in the second half of this year on the back of the nation's strong economic resilience and speedier recovery, a former vice-minister of commerce said.

Staff (2022-08-03). Capturan a ciudadano avileño que se robó diez motorinas en Sancti Spíritus. cubadebate.cu Llegaba temprano en las mañanas y por lo general usaba uno de los bancos con vista hacia el Buró de Reservaciones del Grupo Hotelero Islazul, lo que le permitía espiar mejor cuanta moto eléctrica se detenía en esa sección del parque Serafín Sánchez de la ciudad cabecera. Vestía camisa manga larga, gafas, nasobuco y gorra para que su rostro no fuera captado por las múltiples cámaras de seguridad instaladas en la zona…

____ (2022-08-03). Chinese mainland suspends entry of certain fruits, fish products from Taiwan: Chinese customs. ecns.cn Chinese mainland will suspend the entry of citrus fruits and two types of fish products from the Taiwan region starting Wednesday, said the General Administration of Customs (GAC).

WSWS (2022-08-03). Israel's cover up of the 1956 Kafr Qasem massacre: "The commander said fatalities were desirable" wsws.org The Kafr Qasem massacre was one of scores of killings of defenceless Palestinians by Israeli military forces, aimed at establishing the State of Israel.

____ (2022-08-03). Pelosi's Taiwan visit strongly condemned. ecns.cn Beijing on Tuesday voiced strong condemnation over and firm opposition to United States House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan, a provocative move that China criticized as a gross violation of the country's sovereignty and territorial integrity.

Staff (2022-08-03). Canciller serbio arribará este miércoles a Cuba en visita oficial. cubadebate.cu El ministro de Asuntos Exteriores de la República de Serbia, Excmo. Sr. Nikola Selakoviƒá, arribará este miércoles a Cuba en visita oficial. Selakoviƒá realizará una visita oficial a Cuba desde hoy y hasta el viernes 5, informó la cancillería de la nación antillana.

TeleSUR -ysm- JL (2022-08-03). Nombran a Juan Reynoso como DT de selección peruana de fútbol. telesurtv.net El nuevo DT reemplazará al argentino Ricardo Gareca, quien se desempeñó al frente de la selección peruana durante siete años.

____ (2022-08-03). China's lithium-ion battery sector achieves rapid growth in H1. ecns.cn China's lithium-ion battery industry logged rapid growth in the first half of 2022 as the country stepped up efforts to achieve its carbon peak and carbon neutrality goals, and the demand from downstream sectors remained strong.

Dr. Robert W. Chandler (2022-08-03). Pfizer Used Dangerous Assumptions, Rather Than Research, to Guess at Outcomes. globalresearch.ca

TeleSUR, jaa, SH (2022-08-03). Justicia peruana sentencia a Tercer vicepresidente del Congreso. telesurtv.net La lectura integral de la sentencia contra el acusado Wilmar Elera García se realizará el próximo 11 de agosto.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-03). Tensions in Karabakh reportedly escalates. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — Tensions in Karabakh between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces has escalated as the Armenian side accuses the other side of conducting drone attack on its forces.

Staff (2022-08-03). Iran not to hesitate taking any action in interest of nation. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — The Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says that Iran has a strong will for lifting the anti-Iranian sanctions and does not hesitate to take any actions that are in the interests of the Iranian nation.

Staff (2022-08-03). Este miércoles en la Mesa Redonda: Información sobre la implementación del mercado cambiario. mesaredonda.cubadebate.cu El Viceprimer Ministro y Ministro de Economía Alejandro Gil Fernández y la Ministra Presidente del Banco Central de Cuba Marta Sabina Wilson González comparecerán este miércoles en la Mesa Redonda para brindar información sobre la implementación del mercado cambiario, medida anunciada en la reciente sesión de la Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-03). FM reiterates Iran's support for One-Chine policy. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — Iran foreign minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian stressed Iran's support for the "One-China" policy, noting that US provocative actions have become a source of threat to international peace and stability.

____ (2022-08-03). Free spicy crayfish offered in Chongqing to boost night-time economy. ecns.cn A free Crayfish Fine-Cuisine Carnival was held in the Meixin Wine Town in Fuling, Chongqing on July 30.

____ (2022-08-03). Chinese FM makes remarks on U.S. violation of China's sovereignty. ecns.cn In disregard of China's solemn representations, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi brazenly went ahead with her visit to China's Taiwan region, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said.

Staff (2022-08-03). El tiempo: Calor, algunas lluvias en el interior y sur. cubadebate.cu 🌦️ Estará parcialmente nublado en zonas de la costa norte y en Isla de la Juventud, nublándose ocasionalmente en el norte de Guantánamo, con algunas lluvias. En el resto del país amanecerá con poca nubosidad. Desde el final de la mañana estará parcialmente nublado y se nublará durante la tarde, con algunos chubascos y tormentas eléctricas, principalmente en localidades del interior y sur.

TeleSUR, MER (2022-08-03). Gobiernos rechazan visita de Nancy Pelosi a Taiwán. telesurtv.net Autoridades rechazaron las provocaciones que realiza EE.UU. contra China.

____ (2022-08-03). Ball in US court to show maturity, act responsibly. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — Iran's top nuclear negotiator said that the US must seize the opportunity offered by the JCPOA partners' generosity; ball is in their court to show maturity and act responsibly.

Tomdispatch (2022-08-03). Angry White Guys in Big-Ass Pickups: Climate Change and Fragile Masculinity. juancole.com By Stan Cox | ( Tomdispatch.com) In the United States during 16 months in 2020 and 2021, vehicles rammed into groups of protesters at least 139 times, according to a Boston Globe analysis. Three victims died and at least 100 were injured. Consider that a new level of all-American barbarity, thanks to the …

Staff (2022-08-03). Las medidas económicas anunciadas en la Asamblea Nacional, tema a debate en Cuadrando la caja. cubadebate.cu El domingo 7 de agosto conversaremos sobre las 75 medidas recientemente anunciadas en la IX Legislatura de la Asamblea Nacional, para incentivar la economía cubana. øQué beneficios y qué riesgos implican? øCómo implementarlas con éxito?

____ (2022-08-03). Giant panda twins celebrate 1-year-old birthday in France. ecns.cn Twin giant panda cubs Yuandudu and Huanlili play at the Beauval zoological park in Saint-Aignan, France, Aug. 2, 2022.

____ (2022-08-03). Letter from space sends Hong Kong student over the moon. ecns.cn Most people remember the excitement of receiving the first letter from their pen pal. The beauty of the letter is the anticipation, the waiting and the curiosity of what is in the note.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-08-03). Irán reitera apoyo a Palestina frente a agresiones de Israel. telesurtv.net Teherán insta a la comunidad internacional a incrementar la solidaridad con el pueblo palestino y rechazar la ocupación israelí.

____ (2022-08-03). Leader to attend Muharram mourning ceremony on Thu. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — Mourning ceremonies, marking the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (Peace Be Upon Him) and his true companion, will be held at Imam Khomeini Husseiniyah on Thursday Aug. 04 in Tehran.

Peter Koenig (2022-08-03). Breaking: Taiwan — Nancy Pelosi Has Landed. globalresearch.ca

Brett Wilkins (2022-08-03). Moderna Revenue Shows Pandemic Has Been 'Lucrative Smash-and-Grab' for Big Pharma. commondreams.org "In the Covid-19 pandemic, world leaders have allowed pharmaceutical companies to place extraordinary profits ahead of saving lives," lamented one campaigner…

Julia Conley (2022-08-03). Jan. 6 Rallygoer Wins GOP Primary for Arizona's Top Election Official. commondreams.org A member of the far-right extremist group Oath Keepers, Mark Finchem has vowed to end early voting in the state and has called for the 2020 election results to be decertified.

Greg Kearney (2022-08-03). Republicans' anti-abortion crusade could be in for a bumpy ride. peoplesworld.org Related Stories: |

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-03). Gobierno Talibán condena ataque aéreo de EE.UU. en Kabul. telesurtv.net El portavoz talibán Zabihullah Mujahid confirma que un ataque con aviones no tripulados de EE. UU. golpeó ayer una casa residencial en Kabul.

WSWS (2022-08-03). Support continues for Australian physician and zero-COVID advocate Dr David Berger. wsws.org "I support Dr David Berger and his social media condemnation of governments' 'let it rip' coronavirus policies. These government policies could easily be renamed to 'let them die.'" — John Thompson, a retired draughtsman…

____ (2022-08-03). 'Fish-scale' tide appears in Qiantang River. ecns.cn A rare phenomenon, "fish-scale" tide, appears in Qiantang River, east China's Zhejiang Province, Aug. 2, 2022.

Staff (2022-08-03). Mujeres al Sur: Aliadas (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu Ya llegó nuestro episodio número 12, Aliadas, dedicado al abuso sexual, el acoso y otras formas de violencia, así como la sororidad de las mujeres ante este tipo de hechos.

WSWS (2022-08-03). Britain joins US imperialism's anti-China provocations. wsws.org Pursuing an anti-China foreign policy has been a central theme of the Conservative leadership contest, with Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak competing over who is most hawkish.

Staff (2022-08-03). øCómo se implementará el nuevo mercado cambiario en Cuba? (+ Video). cubadebate.cu "Vamos a iniciar ya de manera oficial la compra de divisas por el Estado. También vamos a vender divisas, pero no será en lo inmediato. Estamos creando las condiciones para hacerlo más adelante. La compra de divisas comenzará este jueves, 4 de agosto, anunció el vice primer ministro y ministro de Economía, Alejandro Gil Fernández.

TeleSUR, gao, SH (2022-08-03). Presidente argentino juramentará al nuevo ministro de Economía. telesurtv.net Sergio Massa es el tercer ministro de Economía en menos de dos meses para dar solución a la subida de precios y la devaluación de la moneda.

Staff (2022-08-03). INFOMED abre espacio digital para informar sobre el Dengue. cubadebate.cu Un nuevo sitio web sobre este problema de salud, dirigido a la población en general, los pacientes y sus familiares, se incorporó al portal de enfermedades de Infomed. En este espacio el lector podrá conocer los aspectos esenciales sobre dengue, tales como su agente causal y vector, mecanismo de transmisión, signos y síntomas, diagnóstico, tratamiento y prevención.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-03). En medio de crecientes tensiones, Pelosi abandona Taiwán. telesurtv.net China, que considera se ha cruzado una "línea roja", anuncia medidas contundentes y efectivas contra EE. UU. y Taiwán.

Pedro Brieger (2022-08-03). El papa Francisco y América Latina. globalizacion.ca La historia latinoamericana y caribeña desde la conquista española estuvo atravesada por la influencia de la espada y la cruz. Descendieron juntos de los barcos y, por lo general, estuvieron estrechamente vinculados al poder político de las élites gobernantes. Es…

TeleSUR, ysm, SH (2022-08-03). Comisión Chilena de DD.HH. apoya proyecto de Carta Magna. telesurtv.net La Cchdh reconoce los aciertos del proyecto constitucional y pide participación ciudadana en el plebiscito del 4 de septiembre.

____ (2022-08-03). China sees rising vegetation coverage from 2000 to 2021: blue paper. ecns.cn China is becoming greener, with a steady increase in its vegetation coverage from 2000 to 2021, according to an official blue paper released Wednesday.

TeleSUR, lvm, SH (2022-08-03). Fiscalía mexicana investiga a expresidente Enrique Peña Nieto. telesurtv.net "En esta investigación, los avances permitirán judicializaciones en los meses próximos", refirió la Fiscalía General de la República…

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-03). Organizaciones sociales rechazan represión estatal en Guatemala. telesurtv.net Señalan al presidente Alejandro Giammattei como el principal responsable de la escalada contra periodistas y fiscales.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-08-03). China rechaza reunión entre Nancy Pelosi y la presidenta de Taiwán. telesurtv.net El ministro de Relaciones Exteriores de China afirmó que EE.UU. se ha convertido en el "mayor destructor" de la paz y la estabilidad regional en el Estrecho de Taiwán.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-03). Inicia reunión de cancilleres de la ASEAN en Camboya. telesurtv.net En la misma coinciden, además de los países miembros, otros invitados como EE.UU. y China, en plena tensión por Taiwán.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-03). 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….

____ (2022-08-03). Giant swing opens to public in UK. ecns.cn Europe's biggest swing, which features a 46 meter drop over chalk cliffs , opened to the public on Tuesday in UK.

John W. Whitehead (2022-08-03). The Three I's of a "Police State Education": Indoctrination, Intimidation and Intolerance. globalresearch.ca

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-03). 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…

____ (2022-08-03). Hubert Jerzy Wagner's fixture announced. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — Iran national volleyball team's fixture in the Memorial of Hubert Jerzy Wagner has been released.

Staff (2022-08-03). 4 Taliban forces killed in bomb blast in Afghanistan's Kunar. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — Four Taliban forces were killed in a roadside bomb explosion in Kunar province in Afghanistan.

Staff (2022-08-03). Inauguran XVI Festival Internacional de Cine de Gibara. cubadebate.cu El reconocido actor cubano Jorge Perugorría, presidente del XVI Festival Internacional de Cine de Gibara (FICGibara) inauguró en la noche de este martes, con un vídeo desde Madrid, España, la XVI edición de este certamen multicultural que se extiende en esta urbe hasta el próximo día seis, con un amplio programa de actividades.

Diana Scott (2022-08-03). Portrait of 'Fighter' Emmy Lou Packard at Richmond Art Center. peoplesworld.org RICHMOND, Calif. — Emmy Lou Packard: Artist of Conscience is a stunning, if overdue, retrospective exhibition of an artist largely ignored in her lifetime by critics—even though she worked directly with Diego Rivera, mentoring and inspiring a generation of Bay Area muralists in her late years. She died in 1998 at age 83. A southern …

TeleSUR, SH (2022-08-03). Registran sismo de magnitud 3.9 en El Salvador. telesurtv.net El Ministerio de Medio Ambiente salvadoreño indicó que el sismo se sintió con fuerza en el municipio de San Salvador.

Staff (2022-08-03). VIDEO: Ashura mourning ceremonies in Tehran a century ago. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — Footage shows a mourning ceremony on Ashura day in Tehran about a century ago (probably between 1931 and 1935).

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-03). Iran negotiating team to depart for Vienna. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — Nasser Kan'ani, the spokesperson of Iran's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Wednesday that the Iranian negotiating team will travel to Vienna to continue the talks on the removal of the oppressive US sanctions.

TeleSUR -ysm- JL (2022-08-03). Presidente Maduro recibe a representante de Cancillería china. telesurtv.net El encuentro fue propicio para ratificar la hermandad y la solidaridad entre ambas naciones, así como el fortalecimiento de la agenda de cooperación.

WSWS (2022-08-03). Karl Marx and Capitalism — A remarkable exhibition at Berlin's German Historical Museum. wsws.org The German Historical Museum (Deutsches Historisches Museum) in central Berlin is currently hosting a remarkable exhibition on the life and work of Karl Marx.

Staff (2022-08-03). Federación Internacional de Gimnasia confirma apoyo a escuela nacional de ese deporte en Cuba. cubadebate.cu El presidente de la Federación Internacional de Gimnasia, Morinari Watanabe, visitó este miércoles la escuela nacional de ese deporte en La Habana. Allí fue recibido por Roberto León Richards, titular del Comité Olímpico Cubano (COC) y de la federación de este deporte en la Isla, acompañado por Osvaldo Vento Montiller, presidente del Inder.

Fiore Longo (2022-08-03). The Maasai Are Under Attack in thenewsauthor"> of Conservation: 'This Is Our Land, and We Won't Leave'. commondreams.org The government has been trying to seize 1 0 km2 of their ancestral lands for years, wanting to use it for trophy hunting, elite tourism, and conservation.

Staff (2022-08-03). La transición parcial a la televisión digital comenzará a partir de septiembre por occidente. cubadebate.cu Esto implicará la salida de las señales analógicas de los canales Educativo y Educativo 2, aunque continuarán visibles, a través de esa vía, los de mayor audiencia (Cubavisión, Multivisión y Tele Rebelde), de los cuales la población podrá disfrutar aunque no posea una cajita digital.

Staff (2022-08-03). Importante victoria de Cuba frente a Azerbaiyán en Olimpiada de Ajedrez. cubadebate.cu El triunfo de este martes sobre el fuerte elenco de Azerbaiyán llevó hasta los nueve puntos el acumulado del equipo cubano, que ahora ocupa el sexto lugar de la sección abierta en la Olimpiada de Ajedrez de Chennai 2022, que luego de cinco rondas tiene como líderes a los elencos de India 2 y Armenia. | Los cubanos disfrutaron de un rápido triunfo en la segunda mesa con Carlos Daniel Albornoz frente a Rauf Mamedov…

____ (2022-08-03). Gallup Poll And What Really Matters. smoothiex12.blogspot.com What really matters ( Make your own conclusions about what Americans really care about.

TeleSUR- lvm- JL (2022-08-03). Ecuador y Colombia alistan simulacro por posible sismo en frontera. telesurtv.net El Instituto Geofísico (IG) de Ecuador planteó la propuesta ante riesgo de temblores en la frontera.

____ (2022-08-03). Muharram mourning ceremony in Qom. en.mehrnews.com QOM, Aug. 03 (MNA) — The mourning ceremony of Fatemiyoun of Qom is held at Jamkaran Mosque in the first decade of the month of Muharram, which marks the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH) and his true companions in Karbala.

Staff (2022-08-03). China publica nuevas imágenes de sus ejercicios militares cerca de Taiwán ante visita de Pelosi. cubadebate.cu El Comando del Teatro Oriental del Ejército de Liberación Popular de China ha organizado este miércoles ejercicios conjuntos de sus fuerzas tanto en el mar como en el aire cerca de Taiwán ante la visita de la presidenta de la Cámara de Representantes de EE.UU., Nancy Pelosi. La agencia Xinhua informó que las maniobras rodean a Taiwán desde todas las direcciones.

Staff (2022-08-03). How world intellectuals, thinkers describe Imam Hussein (AS). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — Martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS) who sacrificed his life for the sake of preserving Islam and justice has inspired many thinkers, intellectuals, and politicians around the world.

Staff (2022-08-03). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on August 3. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Wednesday, August 03.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-03). Unicef denuncia que 113 niños murieron en Yemen desde la tregua. telesurtv.net La Unicef es de la idea de que se necesita hacer más para proteger a los niños en Yemen.

WSWS (2022-08-03). Autoworkers eager to back Will Lehman's campaign for UAW president. wsws.org Workers from Michigan, Illinois and other states welcomed Will Lehman's nomination and expressed support for his call for workers to abolish the UAW bureaucracy and establish rank-and-file power.

Staff (2022-08-03). MINREX: Cuba reafirma apoyo a la posición de "Una sola China" cubadebate.cu El Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de la República de Cuba expresa su firme rechazo a las acciones encaminadas a lesionar la integridad territorial y la soberanía de la República Popular China, condena la injerencia en sus asuntos internos y enfatiza su preocupación por el incremento de las tensiones y el agravamiento de la situación en torno a Taiwán…

Staff (2022-08-03). Los que curan y los que envenenan: Páginas de una Pademia Mediática (+ PDF). cubadebate.cu Este libro intenta estimular en el lector una mirada cuestionadora hacia el ambiente que se desarrolló durante la pandemia de la COVID-19 en las redes sociales digitales utilizadas por los cubanos, en el escenario de guerra mediática mantenida por el gobierno de Estados Unidos hacia Cuba.

Staff (2022-08-03). Parliament approves Iran-Belgium extradition treaty. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — Iranian members of parliament Wednesday ratified the extradition treaty with Belgium.

TeleSUR- lvm, JL (2022-08-03). Gobierno chileno inicia plan para reparar a víctimas del estallido. telesurtv.net La senadora Fabiola Campillai señaló que la Mesa de Reparación Integral y el Programa Pacto, "van en dirección a restablecer las confianzas y de sanar a una población que fue dañada por el mismo Estado".

Chealsea Carter (2022-08-03). The Heat: Pelosi Visits Taiwan. america.cgtn.com Beijing reacts strongly to the controversial visit by Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan. What will all of this mean for China-U.S. relations?

Staff (2022-08-03). UK, France stockpiles of nuclear weapons should be limited. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — China believes the UK and France should be included in the process of reducing nuclear arms, the Chinese Foreign Ministry's Arms Control Department Director-General Fu Cong said on Tuesday.

TeleSUR, gao, SH (2022-08-03). Canciller ruso critica visita de Nancy Pelosi a Taiwán. telesurtv.net EE.UU. usa la visita de Pelosi a Taiwán para desviar la atención de Ucrania y de sus problemas económicos e internos.

Prof. Joseph H. Chung (2022-08-03). Legacy of Shinzo Abe: Corruption and Hopeless Japanese Economy. globalresearch.ca

TeleSUR, mcs, JL (2022-08-03). Gobierno de China condena visita de Nancy Pelosi a Taiwán. telesurtv.net Las autoridades chinas aseveraron que la presencia de Nancy Pelosi en Taiwán constituye una gran provocación política.

Staff (2022-08-03). øQué significan todos los elementos de la bandera de Venezuela. telesurtv.net El 3 de agosto de 1806, el prócer independentista Francisco de Miranda tocó tierra en la Vela de Coro y ondeó por primera vez la bandera de Venezuela.

Staff (2022-08-03). Cuba cierra bien primera mitad de Olimpiada de Ajedrez en Chennai. cubadebate.cu La igualdad de sus hombres con España y el triunfo de las féminas ante Colombia marcaron la sexta ronda para Cuba en la Olimpiada de Ajedrez de Chennai 2022, que reúne a más de 300 equipos sumados sus segmentos abierto y para mujeres. El principal saldo de los caribeños en el apartado abierto fue mantenerse sin derrotas.

TeleSUR- jaa- JL (2022-08-03). Chile y Bolivia inician reactivación de Hoja de Ruta Bilateral. telesurtv.net Ambos Gobierno buscan realzar sus relaciones bilaterales luego de la demanda marítima ante la Corte Internacional de Justicia (CIJ) de La Haya.

____ (2022-08-03). Magnificent mountain scenery in Qinghai. ecns.cn Magnificent summer scenery of Zhuo'er Mountain, which features Danxia landform, in Qilian county of Haibei Tibetan autonomous prefecture, northwest China's Qinghai Province.

Staff (2022-08-03). Sidelines of Cabinet meeting. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — Iranian administration members answered the questions raised by the journalists after attending the Cabinet meeting on Wednesday.

____ (2022-08-03). Tsai Ing-wen, DPP authorities to push Taiwan into disaster by colluding with foreign forces: spokesperson. ecns.cn The attempts by Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen and the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) authorities to collude with foreign forces will push Taiwan into the abyss of disaster, said a mainland spokesperson on Wednesday.

Richard Eskow (2022-08-03). This American For-Profit Healthcare System Would Just as Soon Kill You as Look at You. commondreams.org To this system, it doesn't matter whether a person lives or dies as long as it gets paid. That's why our healthcare costs are so high, even though our life expectancy is so low.

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-08-03). Rusia romperá relaciones con EE.UU. si es nombrada terrorista. telesurtv.net La portavoz de la cancillería rusa afirmó que Washington corre el riesgo de cruzar finalmente el punto de no retorno".

____ (2022-08-03). Chinese companies take the lead in Fortune magazine's Global 0 list. ecns.cn Business magazine Fortune released its latest Global 0 list on Wednesday, with 145 Chinese companies taking places.

TeleSUR- lvm- JL (2022-08-03). Reafirman garantías de sistema electrónico de votos en Brasil. telesurtv.net "Hace un cuarto de siglo, el sistema electoral brasileño se presenta y es seguro y confiable", enfatizó el presidente del TSE..

Lozano Puche (2022-08-03). A Latina Is Sentenced To Death. Was Race A Factor? america.cgtn.com In 2008, a Latino mother of fourteen was sentenced to Death Row in Texas for the murder of her two-year-old daughter. She says her toddler fell down the stairs and died. The state says she beat her to death.‚Ä®‚Ä®Her execution was scheduled for April 27, …

____ (2022-08-03). Chinese scientists identify molecular mechanism of plant growth. ecns.cn Chinese scientists have mapped out the structure of a protein that regulates plant growth, a discovery that could be potentially used in the future to improve crop yield.

Staff (2022-08-03). Iran FM hails Mandela's grandson for supporting Palestinians. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — In a meeting with Nelson Mandela's grandson, the Iranian Foreign Minister hailed his efforts aimed at strengthening Iran-South Africa cooperation and his unlimited support for the oppressed Palestinian nation.

Eleanor J. Bader (2022-08-03). Rent Is Skyrocketing Everywhere and US Tenants Are Paying the Price. commondreams.org As the median rent spikes to $2,000 across the country, housing justice activists double down on efforts to counter price-gouging landlords.

Staff (2022-08-03). Yemen truce extended for another 2 months. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — A truce between Yemen's aggressors and Yemen's popular resistance Houthi Ansarullah movement has been renewed for another two-month-long period.

____ (2022-08-03). Taiwan's return to motherland a historical inevitability: Chinese FM. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Wednesday made clear here China's solemn position on Speaker of the U.S.Wang, who is attending meetings on East Asia cooperation and on a visit to Cambodia, told reporters that Pelosi's tour is a complete farce."ÄÄ…

Jim Hightower (2022-08-03). Pro-Golfers Dirty Themselves By Taking Blood Money From Saudi Arabia. commondreams.org LIV Golf is a scam that's entirely financed by the brutish family of petro-royals who ruthlessly rule Saudi Arabia.

Staff (2022-08-03). Participe en el concurso de Cubadebate dedicado a Fidel. cubadebate.cu Al cumplirse 96 años de su nacimiento del Comandante en Jefe, Cubadebate de conjunto con el sitio Fidel Soldado de las Ideas y los Servicios entuMovil, de la empresa DESOFT, convocamos a los usuarios de la telefonía móvil en Cuba a participar en un nuevo concurso. El certamen consiste en la siguiente y única pregunta øDiga a quién pertenece la autoría del poema °Canto a Fidel!?.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-03). En medio de crecientes tensiones entre China y EE.UU., Pelosi abandona Taiwán. telesurtv.net China, que considera se ha cruzado una "línea roja", anuncia medidas contundentes y efectivas contra EE. UU. y Taiwán.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-03). México defiende soberanía energética frente a EE.UU. y Canadá. telesurtv.net El presidente Andrés Manuel López Obrador descarta que México salga del Tratado de Libre Comercio con EE. UU. y Canadá.

Staff (2022-08-03). Festival de las Tradiciones "Artemisa Mestiza" del 11 al 14 de agosto. cubadebate.cu El Festival de Tradiciones "Artemisa Mestiza" dedicado, en su primera edición, al tresero cubano Pancho Amat, tendrá lugar del 10 al 14 de agosto en la homónima ciudad capital, con el objetivo de promover el rescate de valores estéticos culturales y reconocer a artistas del patio. Se desarrollarán talleres y eventos culinarios proyecciones de películas y ferias expositivas.

____ (2022-08-03). Restored giant Buddha statue of Lushena unveiled in Longmen Grottoes. ecns.cn Photo taken on Aug. 2, 2022 shows the restored giant Buddha statue of Lushena in the Longmen Grottoes in Luoyang, central China's Henan Province.

Anonymous669 (2022-08-03). ISIS Terrorists Kill Four SDF Fighters In Two Separate Attacks In Syria's Deir Ezzor. southfront.org ISIS cells in the southeastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, which is held by the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), are once again stepping up their attacks. | On August 3, the terrorist group announced that its cells had carried out two attacks against the SDF in district of al-Busayrah. | The first attack took place near the village of Briyha and targeted a vehicle of the SDF. ISIS terrorists opened fire at the vehicle, killing two SDF fighters and wounding two others, according to the London-b…

TeleSUR -ysm- JL (2022-08-03). Arriba a Tàºrkiye primer barco de maíz ucraniano rumbo al Líbano. telesurtv.net El carguero con cerca de 27.000 toneladas de maíz, se someterá a una inspección en el puerto de Estambul, antes de continuar hacia El Líbano.

WSWS (2022-08-03). Why did Volkswagen fire CEO Herbert Diess? wsws.org Volkswagen is preparing a new wave of job cuts, wage reductions and productivity increases—and Diess is no longer seen as the right man to implement this in collaboration with the IG Metall union and Works Council.

____ (2022-08-03). Guizhou achieves progress in economic development, poverty alleviation. ecns.cn Southwest China's Guizhou Province has made significant progress in economic development and poverty alleviation over the past decade, according to a press briefing in the provincial capital of Guiyang on Wednesday.

____ (2022-08-03). Chinese observatory discovers two new near-Earth asteroids. ecns.cn Two new near-Earth asteroids have recently been discovered and confirmed, the Purple Mountain Observatory of the Chinese Academy of Sciences said Wednesday.

TeleSUR, mcs, SH (2022-08-03). Irán denuncia en la ONU amenazas militares por parte de Israel. telesurtv.net Las autoridades militares iraníes han avisado a la comunidad internacional que Israel pone en peligro la seguridad regional y mundial.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-03). 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…

TeleSUR- hvh (2022-08-03). Bolsonaro critica carta en favor de la democracia en Brasil. telesurtv.net Bolsonaro afirmó que han firmado la carta "banqueros y artistas. Nadie de otra clase. Y algunos empresarios mamíferos".

____ (2022-08-03). Macao SAR gov't strongly condemns Pelosi's Taiwan visit. ecns.cn China's Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) government on Wednesday expressed firm opposition to and strong condemnation on the visit of Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, to China's Taiwan region.

____ (2022-08-03). Mainland suspends export of natural sand to Taiwan. ecns.cn The Chinese mainland will suspend the export of natural sand to Taiwan, starting from Wednesday, according to the Ministry of Commerce.

Umberto Mazzei (2022-08-03). El próximo G-20 no podrá ser secuestrado por Estados Unidos. globalizacion.ca Estados Unidos presionó para que Indonesia no invitara a Rusia a participar en el próximo encuentro del G-20, pero fracasó, porque el G20 no es un club exclusivo de Occidente ni una plataforma en manos de EE. UU. como el…

____ (2022-08-03). Protecting data key to economic security. ecns.cn More efforts are needed to strengthen the classification of data and establish a digital information security protection system, as data are now widely seen as the fifth most important element in an economy after land, labor, capital and technology.

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-08-03). Rusia elimina depósito de armas extranjeras en Ucrania. telesurtv.net Las autoridades castrenses apuntaron que las armas y municiones "fueron entregadas al régimen de Kiev desde Polonia".

____ (2022-08-03). Chinese mainland suspends export of natural sand to Taiwan: commerce ministry. ecns.cn The export of natural sand to the Taiwan region will be suspended starting Wednesday, the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said.

Max B. Saw ≠icky (2022-08-03). The Manchin-Approved Budget Bill Is No Progressive Panacea But It's a Hell of a Lot Better Than Nothing. commondreams.org Democrats' new reconciliation deal is far from what progressives wanted. But it could still curb climate change, advance fairness in the U.S. tax system—and boost the party's chances in the midterms.

TeleSUR -ysm- JL (2022-08-03). Rusia denuncia uso de minas Lepestok por parte de Ucrania. telesurtv.net Rusia aportó información adicional y evidencias fotográficas sobre el uso que hacen las tropas ucranianas de las minas antipersona, prohibidas desde 1997.

Mohawk Nation News (2022-08-03). Mohawk Mothers Demand Pope Leave. indybay.org Kanien'kehà : ka Kahnistensera (Mohawk Mothers) demand that the Pope must leave our land and take the cross and all of the symbols of their atrocities with him. Indigenous people see it as how the Jewish people see the swastika. McGill must stop bulldozing alleged unmarked graves before any investigation.

WSWS (2022-08-03). Coal millionaire Manchin promotes Democrats' phony "climate" bill. wsws.org For the coal, oil and gas corporations, the main producers of greenhouse gases, the measure is an unabashed boondoggle.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-03). Ghalibaf's meeting with al-Nakhalah. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagheri Ghalibaf held a meeting with visiting Secretary-General of Palestinian Islamic Jihad Movement Ziad al-Nakhala in Tehran Wednesday.

Michael Nevradakis (2022-08-03). 130 Coast Guard Members Sue Federal Government Over Vaccine Mandates. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-08-03). Cuando el sol cae en La Habana. cubadebate.cu Cuando el sol comienza a caer la luz juega con una ciudad mística. La Habana muestra un color distinto que se puede apreciar en cada rincón. La melancolía de su tonalidad recorre las calles y enciende una urbe que enamora, desgarra y sueña.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-03). OPEP+ aprueba ligero aumento de la producción para septiembre. telesurtv.net Los países miembros de la OPEP y sus aliados explicaron que atendieron las demandas para elevar la producción de crudo, pero con precaución.

Angela (2022-08-03). Saturday 7/30: Free virtual screening of the documentary film "Aida Returns" indybay.org

____ (2022-08-03). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on August 3. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — Mehr News agency takes a look at headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Wednesday, August 3.

Staff (2022-08-03). Hezbollah ready to help Lebanon import Iranian fuel. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — Secretary-General of Lebanon Hezbollah Resistance Movement said that Hezbollah is ready to help the Lebanese state import Iranian fuel.

Staff (2022-08-03). Autoridades cubanas analizan situación del dengue: Defendamos la vida entre todos. cubadebate.cu Si se trabaja en equipo, se llega más lejos en la lucha contra virus y transmisiones peligrosas. Así transcendió este martes, desde el Palacio de la Revolución, durante la reunión del Grupo Temporal de Trabajo para la prevención y control de la epidemia de COVID-19, la cual estuvo encabezada por el Primer Secretario del Comité Central del Partido Comunista y Presidente de la República, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez.

Staff (2022-08-03). Conoce algunos logros de la comunidad sexodiversa en Latinoamérica. telesurtv.net Varios países de Latinoamérica siguen avanzando en normativas que garantizan los derechos de la comunidad sexodiversa. A continuación algunos de los logros alcanzados en la región hasta la fecha.

Staff (2022-08-03). Presentarán este sábado libro dedicado al adulto mayor en Centro Histórico de La Habana. cubadebate.cu Este sábado 6 de agosto, en el espacio Sábado del Libro, se presentará el título Renacer del Dr Cs. Alfredo Ceballos Mesa, publicado por la Editorial de la Mujer. La presentación tendrá lugar en la Calle de Madera del Centro Histórico de La Habana, y se transmitirá a las 11: 00 a.m. por el canal de YouTube del Ministerio de Cultura.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-08-03). Miembros OPEP+ debatirán nuevo aumento de producción petrolera. telesurtv.net El cartel de países petroleros, liderado por Arabia Saudita y Rusia, ha resistido a la presión estadounidense de aumentar la producción de crudo.

Staff (2022-08-03). Iran to continue constructive interactions with OPEC: Owji. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — Iran, as a founding member of OPEC, would definitely continue its constructive interaction with the OPEC and would effectively support the new Secretary General as well as the OPEC Secretariat, the Iranian Oil Minister said.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-08-03). Presidente de Consejo de Ministros de Perú presenta dimisión. telesurtv.net Aníbal Torres su su cargo a disposición del presidente peruano Pedro Castillo. Manifestó que dio tal paso por razones personales.

WSWS (2022-08-03). Australian university union claims a sham "historic win" wsws.org The NTEU's boasting of this "victory" at Western Sydney University is not only false; it smacks of desperation by an increasingly discredited trade union.

____ (2022-08-03). Iran calls for setting up joint technical consortia with CIS. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — Iran's Minister of Roads and Urban Development called for establishing joint technical and engineering consortia with the Commonwealth Independent States (CIS).

____ (2022-08-03). New round of talks to verify US will for reaching agreement. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — Iran's top nuclear negotiator Ali Bagheri Kani said that the new round of negotiations is the verification of seriousness of the United States for reaching an agreement.

TeleSUR, lvm, SH (2022-08-03). Conoce algunas de las palabras más bonitas del idioma español. telesurtv.net Hay vocablos que caracterizan las situaciones vividas y en dependencia de eso cada sensación o experiencia adquieren un significado mayor del que antes tenían.

____ (2022-08-03). Nine killed, injured in stabbing at Chinese kindergarten. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — Three people have been killed and six more injured in a stabbing at a kindergarten in the Chinese province of Jianxi.

Emir Sader (2022-08-03). América Latina y el Caribe Un futuro de proyectos colectivos. globalizacion.ca América latina ha recuperado el derecho a tener un futuro. Al elegir una gran mayoría de gobiernos soberanos, volvió a tener la posibilidad de decidir sobre su destino. En el modelo neoliberal, los países están condenados a los mecanismos del…

TeleSUR- jaa- JL (2022-08-03). Aumentan a cuatro los decesos por incendio forestal en EE.UU. telesurtv.net El McKinney, ubicado en el Bosque Nacional Klamath, constituye el mayor incendio forestal de California en lo que va de 2022.

TeleSUR, gao, SH (2022-08-03). Estado de Kansas, EE.UU. vota a favor del derecho al aborto. telesurtv.net Más del 60 por ciento de los electores votó contra la enmienda constitucional para restringir el derecho al aborto.

Staff (2022-08-03). Qué trae la prensa cubana, miércoles 3 de agosto de 2022. cubadebate.cu

TeleSUR, gao, SH (2022-08-03). Miles de brasileños apoyan campaña electoral de Lula en Paraiba. telesurtv.net En el acto de campaña, el expresidente Lula da Silva destacó los objetivos alcanzados durante los gobiernos del Partido de los Trabajadores (PT).

Mark Gruenberg (2022-08-03). Trader Joe's employees join parade of exploited workers voting union. peoplesworld.org HADLEY, Mass. (PAI)—From Amazon on Staten Island to REI and Apple in the Big Apple to Starbucks stores from coast to coast and, now, Trader Joe's, exploited workers keep unionizing, usually on their own. The latest group to do so was at the Trader Joe's grocery outlet in Hadley, Mass., whose staffers voted 45-31 for …

____ (2022-08-03). China sees less rainfall, higher temperatures in July. ecns.cn China registered less rainfall and higher temperatures in July, the China Meteorological Administration said Wednesday.

____ (2022-08-03). Ambassador, others decry Pelosi's 'reckless' trip to Taiwan. ecns.cn China's top envoy in Washington on Tuesday blasted U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan as "reckless and provocative", as foreign policy observers weighed in on the risks generated by the trip.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-03). Iraqi, French FMs discuss Iran talks, regional developments. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — The foreign ministers of Iraq and France spoke by phone to discuss Iran's nuclear negotiations, the Riyadh-Tehran talks, and the latest developments in Iraq on Tuesday night.

Staff (2022-08-03). Biden vuelve a dar positivo a la covid-19 y continúa en aislamiento. cubadebate.cu El presidente de Estados Unidos, Joe Biden, volvió a dar positivo a la prueba de antígeno para el SARS-CoV-2 por lo que continuará en aislamiento, divulgó este miércoles la Casa Blanca. De acuerdo con el comunicado, el mandatario se siente bien y no tiene fiebre aunque todavía experimenta una tos ocasional cuya frecuencia es menor que la de ayer.

_____ (2022-08-03). Japan Publishes Yet Another Defense Whitepaper. journal-neo.org On July 22 this year, the Japanese Ministry of Defense published a concise (English-language) version of the annual Defense White Paper update. The 0-plus page original usually appears later. However, the concise version already mentioned provides an indication of the innovations in the assessment of Japan's political and military environment over the past year, as …

Jon Queally (2022-08-03). Mandela Barnes Slams 'Self-Serving, Multimillionaire' Ron Johnson for Attack on Social Security, Medicare. commondreams.org "Wisconsinites pay into Social Security through a lifetime of hard work," said the state's Democratic Lt. Governor, "and they're counting on this program and Medicare—but Ron Johnson just doesn't care."

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-08-03). Estado de Kentucky en EE.UU. prohíbe temporalmente el aborto. telesurtv.net El juez Larry E. Thompson del Tribunal de Apelaciones apoyó la solicitud del fiscal general del estado, Daniel Cameron.

Global Research News (2022-08-03). Selected Articles: The COVID-19 Endgame: Global Governance, "Digital Tyranny" and the Depopulation Agenda. globalresearch.ca By The Worldwide QR Verification Code project lays the groundwork for the instatement of a "Digitiz…

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-03). Profesores panameños deponen huelga, tras un mes de protestas. telesurtv.net El anuncio tuvo lugar luego de que las bases del gremio apoyaran en varias provincias el levantamiento del paro nacional.

____ (2022-08-03). Chinese mainland suspends entry of certain fruits, fish products from Taiwan. ecns.cn Relevant authorities on the Chinese mainland will suspend the entry of citrus fruits and two types of fish products from the Taiwan region starting Wednesday, said a spokesperson.

Joel Richards (2022-08-03). Argentina's Summer of Discontent. america.cgtn.com The heat in Argentina was so extreme last summer that the country came close to being the hottest place on earth. The searing heat, combined with an acute drought, greatly affected the crops and cattle on the countryside. Buenos Aires saw daily energy shortages.

TeleSUR- jaa- JL (2022-08-03). Lanzan candidatura cuatripartita suramericana para mundial de fútbol 2030. telesurtv.net "Va a haber más mundiales, pero 100 años se van a celebrar por única vez", resaltó el presidente de la Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol, Alejandro Domínguez.

TeleSUR-mcs- JL (2022-08-03). Presidente nicaragàºense rechaza injerencia de EE.UU. en China. telesurtv.net "Estados Unidos sigue con actitud prepotente, con la que se hunden ellos mismos", señaló el mandatario nicaragüense.

Mark Gruenberg (2022-08-03). MAGA and MAGA lite candidates win Republican primaries. peoplesworld.org PHOENIX—While Kansans' resounding support for abortion rights and rejection of Republican attempts to take away their constitutional rights took the headlines in the August 2 primaries, the results in other states showed that, among Republicans voting in their party's primaries, Trumpites and outright fascists won the Republican nods. Two exceptions were the victories of Reps. …

Brett Wilkins (2022-08-03). Progressives See Midterm Hopes Rise on Kansas Voters' Defense of Abortion Rights. commondreams.org "Voters in Kansas just struck a blow to the Republican anti-choice movement. Now millions of people are counting on us to keep this momentum going, because—without question—abortion rights are on the ballot."

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-03). Primer barco de granos de Ucrania sale de Estambul hacia Líbano. telesurtv.net Un barco cargado con más de 26.000 toneladas de maíz partió este lunes de Odesa, Ucrania, con destino al Líbano.

____ (2022-08-03). Iran reiterates its support for renewing ceasefire in Yemen. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — Iran Foreign Minister's Senior Advisor for Special Political Affairs announced full support of Islamic Republic of Iran for renewal of ceasefire in Yemen.

Staff (2022-08-03). Attempts to use Taiwan to contain China doomed to fail. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — Washington's attempts to use Taiwan to contain China are inevitably doomed to failure, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Wednesday after Pelosi's surprising visit to the island.

TeleSUR-mcs- JL (2022-08-03). Designan a Cecilia Moreau como presidenta de la Cámara Argentina. telesurtv.net Con la designación de Moreau, el Congreso argentino tanto en la Cámara como en el Senado tiene a dos mujeres como presidentas.

Staff (2022-08-03). Resistance forces launch new operation in N WB. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — News sources on late Tuesday reported that Palestinian Resistance forces have launched an operation against the Israeli regime occupying forces on the northern West Bank.

Staff (2022-08-03). Al-Nakhalah hails Iran, Leader for supporting Resistance. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — The Secretary-General of the Islamic Jihad Movement of Palestine thanked the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Leader of the Revolution for supporting the Resistance of the Palestinian nation.

Anonymous669 (2022-08-03). Al-Qaeda Top Leaders In Syria Mourn Al-Zawahiri. southfront.org Ayman al-Zawahiri as seen in one of his video messages. | Top leaders of the Syria-based terrorist group Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) have mourned al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri who was killed in a recent US drone strike on the Afghanistan. | HTS was first established in 2012 as the al-Nusra Front, al-Qaeda's main branch in Syria. In 2016, the terrorist group changed its name and claimed that it had split from al-Qaeda. Since then, the group has been ruling over the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib. | Despite…

____ (2022-08-03). Chinese mainland suspends natural sand exports to Taiwan. ecns.cn The Chinese mainland will suspend the exports of natural sand to Taiwan from August 3, said the nation's commerce ministry Wednesday.

Staff (2022-08-03). US sanctions fail to make Iran budge. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — In a move that contradicted its stated policy of returning to the 2015 Iran deal, the Biden administration imposed new sanctions against Iran allegedly targeting foreign firms facilitating Iranian oil sales.

Jorg Bibow, Peter Frey (2022-08-03). 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".

Enrico Trigoso (2022-08-03). Doctors Criticize Fauci for Saying COVID Vaccines Induce 'Temporary' Menstrual Irregularities. globalresearch.ca

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-03). 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…

Staff (2022-08-03). Real Taiwan crisis is only starting: analysis. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — The impact of the US House speaker's trip to the island may play out "for years", an American newspaper's columnist predicts…

Juan Cole (2022-08-03). A '22 Pink Wave for the Dems? What does Surprise Kansas Rejection of anti-Abortion Amendment Mean for the Country? juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) In a startling development, Kansas voters rejected a ballot initiative on August 2 that would have specified in the state constitution that it does not protect the right to abortion. That would have allowed the heavily Republican-dominated state legislature to pass an abortion ban. It can't do that now because …

Benjamin Norton (2022-08-02). US threatens war on China over Taiwan with nuclear implications. multipolarista.com The US government has prepared for years for war with China over Taiwan. Nancy Pelosi's trip was only the latest provocation, including Pentagon war plans, CIA threats, tens of billions in weapons sales, and US military forces on the ground.

Andrew Korybko (2022-08-02). Poland's President Duda Compares the Warsaw 1944 Uprising against Nazi Occupation to the Battle of Mariupol. globalresearch.ca

Alan Macleod (2022-08-02). Most of the "Fact-Checking" Organizations Facebook Uses in Ukraine Are Directly Funded by Washington. mintpressnews.com In light of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, an information war as bitter as the ground fighting has erupted, and Meta (Facebook's official name) announced it had partnered with nine organizations to help it sort fact from fiction.

_____ (2022-08-02). Biden Sends Mixed Signals On Nuclear Treaty As Risk Of Nuclear War Grows. popularresistance.org President Biden on Monday sent mixed signals to Moscow in an apparent offer to negotiate a replacement to the New START, the last remaining nuclear arms control treaty between the US and Russia. | In a statement to the 10th conference on the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), Biden said his administration "is ready to expeditiously negotiate a new arms control framework to replace New START when it expires in 2026," but then suggested he wouldn't negotiate with Russia while it was fighting in Ukraine. | "But negotiation requires a willing partner operating in good faith. And Russia's brutal and unprovoked aggression…

_____ (2022-08-02). NATO-Backed Network Of Syria Dirty War Propagandists Identified. popularresistance.org 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 on the denial or distortion of facts about the Syrian regime's use of chemical weapons and on attacking the findings of the world's foremost chemical weapons watchdog," the Organization for the Prohibition of C…

Editor (2022-08-02). Big Oil and Gas Reap Record Profits as the World Burns. scheerpost.com [ By Mitchell Beer | Skyrocketing fuel costs and high margins on oil refining are driving the world's biggest fossil companies to their biggest profits since at least 2008, according to analysis released just days after a blockbuster report that showed the oil and gas industry taking home $2.8 billion per day in revenue over the last years. | The five biggest publicly-trade fossils—ExxonMobil, Chevr…

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-08-02). As More Big Money Moves To Miami, Homeless To Be Sent To 'Camp'. moguldom.com Miami has been booming with an influx of new residents and big-money companies since the dawn of the covid-19 pandemic. The trend doesn't seem to be slowing anytime soon and it's compounding issues for the city's most vulnerable, including the homeless. It was recently announced that billionaire Ken Griffin is moving his multi-billion dollar hedge fund and …

_____ (2022-08-02). Biden Should Grant Clemency to Drone Warfare Whistleblower Daniel Hale. popularresistance.org One year ago this July, drone whistleblower Daniel Hale stood in front of Judge Liam O'Grady at his sentencing and explained himself. After a lengthy investigation and prosecution, it was finally the day when Hale would find out if he would spend years in prison for doing something he felt morally obligated to do: Tell the truth about the United States' drone program. | While working as a drone analyst in the U.S. Air Force in Afghanistan, he witnessed attacks waged against innocent civilians that, to this day, still haunt him. Those experiences eventually led him to blow the whistle on the drone program. Judge O…

_____ (2022-08-02). Taiwan: Washington Plays with Dragon's Fire. journal-neo.org Tensions continued to build between the United States and China with the recent trip of US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan against Beijing's warnings. The unfolding row is depicted with immense ambiguity by the Western media in what is otherwise a clear-cut case of America violating China's sovereignty. US publication Newsweek in …

_____ (2022-08-02). As Pelosi Taiwan Visit Looms, Menendez Bill Would 'Gut' One China Policy. popularresistance.org America's Taiwan policy hasn't changed much in the past 40 years. For many experts, that's a good thing. They argue that Washington's careful balancing act between Beijing and Taipei, enshrined in part in the Taiwan Relations Act of 1979, has kept tensions low and allowed Taiwan to transform from a notorious dictatorship into a full-fledged democracy. | But Sens. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) aren't satisfied with the status quo. The pair recently introduced a bill, known as the Taiwan Policy Act of 2022, that they touted as "the most comprehensive restructuring of U.S. policy towards Taiwan"

_____ (2022-08-02). In Atlanta, 'Cop City' Sparks A Web Of Resistance. popularresistance.org In the year since the Atlanta City Council approved plans for construction of a $90 million police training center in the South River Forest, a growing network of resistance has spread to nearly every corner of the city, from preschools to protests at subcontractors' offices. | It's a multi-pronged strategy that activists say has been necessary to confront the corrupt connections between government, corporations, subcontractors and the police that have allowed the project — known as "Cop City" — to move forward, despite immense and clear public opposition. | "All of these systems are interconnected [m…

Aidan Jonah (2022-08-02). When Did the CIA Start Pulling the Strings of Canada's Political Policies? covertactionmagazine.com What are Canadian warships doing in the ultra-sensitive South China Sea? News of Canadian patrol ships traveling through the South …

Liberation Staff (2022-08-02). PSL Editorial — Pelosi's Taiwan visit is pure imperialist war mongering. liberationnews.org Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi visited Taiwan in a dangerous act of provocation designed to push the United States and China closer towards a catastrophic conflict.

Ahmed Adel (2022-08-02). Western Experts Urge US to Start Talks with Russia Before "It's Too Late" globalresearch.ca

Editor (2022-08-02). 'Tools of Russia': FBI raid on Black Political Party seen as part of 'Black Scare/Red Scare' in United States. mronline.org Black political organizations and other anti-imperialist groups condemned the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) raiding early Friday morning the properties of the African People's Socialist Party (APSP) and its solidarity organization in Saint Louis, Missouri, and in Saint Petersburg, Florida.

Liberation Staff (2022-08-02). PSL statement: Condemn the FBI attacks on the African People's Socialist Party. liberationnews.org The raids are part of a federal indictment of a Russian national, Aleksandr Ionov, who leads a non-governmental organization.

Arjae Red (2022-08-02). Buffalo Starbucks strike wave. workers.org Buffalo's Genesee Street Starbucks, the second Starbucks in the U.S. — out of more than 200 now — to win its union election, went on strike for three days July 29-31. Buffalo Genesee Street Starbucks workers hold three-day strike July 29, 30, 31. Genesee Street is the fourth Buffalo Starbucks . . . |

Ted Kelly (2022-08-02). Pennsylvania county jails are a death trap. workers.org Philadelphia An unprecedented number of incarcerated people have died inside Pennsylvania's county jails in the last two years, and the staggering rate of death continues to increase. Allegheny and Philadelphia Counties — which contain the state's two most populous cities, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia — have reported the deaths of dozens . . . |

_____ (2022-08-02). A Reshuffling of the Alliances in the Persian Gulf. journal-neo.org The failure of US president Joe Biden's trip to the Middle East and the inability of his administration to make any real contribution to solving the problems currently faced by the region have set in motion new processes in the Arab world and heightened their determination to organize their mutual relations as they best see …

_____ (2022-08-02). Cops Thought They Could Arrest Them For Protesting In Public. popularresistance.org The growing and eclectic brand of activism known as cop watching continues to invent creative ways to confront overpolicing across the country. In this episode, Police Accountability Report hosts Taya Graham and Stephen Janis examine the arrest of two Youtube activists and how they responded in light of recent pushback from police departments across the country. The story illustrates how the grassroots movement of holding cops accountable continues to evolve in ways both unexpected and productive. A series of arrests that you are seeing here, which show just how hard it is to fight a system that has overwhelming…

_____ (2022-08-02). Mapping The Police: Citizen Control Of The Security Forces In Buenos Aires. popularresistance.org Last week, Ofelia Fernández, a member of the Buenos Aires legislature, announced on her social media the launch of a Map of the City's Police, a collaborative webpage whose objective is to highlight, identify, and denounce situations of police violence within the territory of Buenos Aires; consequently allowing citizens to hold local security forces to account. | This tool of citizen participation was designed in conjunction with a network of individuals and organizations. Those behind the initiative include Fernández, the representative from Frente Patria Grande alliance of the ruling Frente de Todos coalition,…

Andy Kroll (2022-08-02). Three Tons of Fascism with a Bull Bar. tomdispatch.com In the United States during 16 months in 2020 and 2021, vehicles rammed into groups of protesters at least 139 times, according to a Boston Globe analysis. Three victims died and at least 100 were injured. Consider that a new level of all-American barbarity, thanks to the growing toxicity of right-wing politics, empowered by its embrace of ever-larger, more menacing vehicles being cranked out by the auto industry. And keep this in mind: attacks on street protests are just the most recent development in fossil-fuelized aggression. Especially in the red states of America, MAGA motorists have been driving our qualit…

Ann Brown (2022-08-02). Sex Therapist Claims Black Americans Use Too Many Violent Terms with Intimacy: 'I'm A Beat It Up" moguldom.com A sexologist who appeared on the TV show "8 At The Table" to discuss intimacy said that Black people promote sexual violence through common terms used in the community to discuss sex. Terms such as "beat it up" when used to talk about intimacy promote images of violence, according to sex therapist Michelle Hope. With …

Dana Sanchez (2022-08-02). Do Employees Have Too Much Leverage? Bank Of America Memo Says 'We Hope' Worker Power Weakens. moguldom.com As of May, there were two job openings per unemployed person in the U.S., and when the balance of power between workers and employers leans heavily on the side of labor, it becomes a concern for some corporations including Bank of America. A Bank of America private memo obtained by The Intercept suggests that high …

Dana Sanchez (2022-08-02). Collapse In Crypto Market Leads To Bull Market In Used Rolex And Patek Watches For Sale. moguldom.com The collapse of crypto market prices is credited with helping boost the supply of luxury brand used watches for people looking to buy them second-hand. Germany-based online watch trading platform Chrono24 has more than half a million watches listed for sale on its site. The supply of trophy watches such as the Rolex Daytona or …

Editor (2022-08-02). The EU begins the start to retreat. mronline.org Does the ECB drill for oil? Does the ECB run a farm? Does the ECB drive a truck? Does the ECB pilot a cargo vessel across the Pacific or load freight at the Port of Los Angeles?

Liberation Staff (2022-08-02). Declaración de PSL Kansas vota NO: Victoria para la defensa del derecho al aborto. liberationnews.org En el primer referéndum desde que la Corte Suprema anuló el caso Roe contra Wade y terminó con el derecho al aborto en todo el país, los votantes de Kansas han acudido a las urnas para defender categóricamente el derecho al aborto.

Project Censored (2022-08-02). Elite Lapdogs Always Welcome in the Corporate Media. projectcensored.org By Nolan Higdon The return of Chris Cuomo to television is the latest reminder that there is little accountability to speak of in corporate news media. Chris was ousted at…

Tina Landis (2022-08-02). Manchin backs climate bill: greenwashing or true progress? liberationnews.org So what is in the deal and will it have an impact?

Jamanetwork (2022-08-02). Association Between Dialysis Facility Ownership and Waiting List and Transplant in Pediatric Patients. jamanetwork.com This cohort study examined the association between the profit status of US dialysis facilities and the time pediatric patients with end-stage kidney disease were placed on the waiting list and when they received a transplant.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-02). The Real Things in Medicine. jamanetwork.com Hubert A. Royster, A.B., M.D., Raleigh, N. C.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-02). Point-of-Care Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training and Survival With Favorable Neurologic Outcome in Cardiac Arrest in Pediatric ICUs. jamanetwork.com To the Editor A recent study concluded that a bundled intervention of point-of-care cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training performed at 18 pediatric intensive care units (ICUs) from 10 US clinical sites, compared with usual care, "did not significantly improve patient survival to hospital discharge with favorable neurological outcome among pediatric patients who experienced cardiac arrest in the ICU." We write to raise 2 concerns with the methods used to draw this conclusion.

Staff (2022-08-02). 12 August, Webinar: Culture of Resistance Music Behind Colonial Bars with Dr. Louis Brehony. samidoun.net Friday, August 12 12 pm Pacific 3 pm Eastern 8 pm British time 9 pm central Europe 8 pm Palestine REGISTER: bit.ly/prisonmusic Join Samidoun for a webinar with Dr. Louis Brehony, the author of "Genius in the People: On Collective Resistance and Musical Instrument Making in the Jails of the Colonizer" …

Jamanetwork (2022-08-02). Integrity of SARS-CoV-2 Laboratory-Developed Tests—Reply. jamanetwork.com In Reply We appreciate the comments by Dr Genzen and colleagues about our recent Viewpoint on SARS-CoV-2 LDTs. The FDA has long asserted its authority to regulate LDTs even while using its enforcement discretion to largely leave LDTs alone. Although many FDA law scholars believe the FDA's authority to regulate at least some LDTs is well supported by the relevant statutory language, Dr Genzen and colleagues are correct that this view is not universally shared and that the issue has never been resolved in court. Although there have been past attempts to clarify this question through acts of Congress, the aftermath…

Jamanetwork (2022-08-02). Patient Information: Safety of Medications Used During Pregnancy. jamanetwork.com This JAMA Patient Page describes medications commonly used during pregnancy and how the safety of such medications is determined and labeled.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-02). Point-of-Care Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training and Survival With Favorable Neurologic Outcome in Cardiac Arrest in Pediatric ICUs—Reply. jamanetwork.com In Reply We agree that clinicians and educators should interpret our study findings carefully and not conclude that these types of physiologic point-of-care CPR trainings and debriefings are ineffective based on a trial that was negative for the primary outcome.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-02). RNA Interference Therapy Approved for Hereditary Type of Amyloidosis. jamanetwork.com An RNA interference compound that halts or reverses polyneuropathy due to hereditary transthyretin (TTR)—mediated amyloidosis in adults has received FDA approval. Hereditary TTR—mediated amyloidosis is a rare, inherited, rapidly progressive, and fatal disease with debilitating polyneuropathy, for which few treatments are available.

Aaron White (2022-08-02). Inside the Democrats' Climate Deal That Includes Dirty Fossil Fuel Production. commondreams.org The new climate package furthers the US' most profligate pastimes: drilling oil and driving big cars.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-02). Review: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of Malaria in the US. jamanetwork.com This Review discusses the epidemiology, prevention, and treatment of malaria in the US.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-02). Maternal Death Rate Increased During Early COVID-19 Pandemic. jamanetwork.com The rate of maternal deaths increased 33.3% during the first 9 months of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers reported in JAMA Network Open.

_____ (2022-08-02). When The Just Go To Prison. popularresistance.org Marion, Illinois — Daniel Hale, dressed in a khaki uniform, his hair cut short and sporting a long, neatly groomed brown beard, is seated behind a plexiglass screen, speaking into a telephone receiver at the federal prison in Marion, Illinois. I hold a receiver on the other side of the plexiglass and listen as he describes his journey from working for the National Security Agency and the Joint Special Operations Task Force at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan to becoming federal prisoner 26069-07. | Hale, a 34-year-old former Air Force signals intelligence analyst, is serving a 45 month prison sentence, follow…

Eric A. Gordon (2022-08-02). 'Start from the heart': Black photographer Adger Cowans, life and times. peoplesworld.org LOS ANGELES — "I don't photograph anything that doesn't move me. Whatever you are translates to your photos, therefore start from the heart," says the globetrotting photographer Adger Cowans. His work, along with that of his fellow members of Kamoinge, a Black photographers' workshop founded in 1963 that gathered some 14 artists together, is currently …

Jamanetwork (2022-08-02). Action Plan Targets ALS and Other Neurodegenerative Diseases. jamanetwork.com In response to a law passed last year, the FDA has released a 5-year plan to develop safe and effective drugs for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other rare neurodegenerative diseases.

Editor (2022-08-02). Boris Johnson's (Far From Final) Bill for Damages. scheerpost.com Outgoing British Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street to attend Prime Minister's Questions. (Carl Court / Getty Images) | By Natasha Hakimi Zapata / "Them's the breaks," an unrepentant Boris Johnson told reporters crowding outside Downing Street on July 7. Just 1,079 days after he took the reins of the United Kingdom's government, the man once dubbed "Britain's Trump"

Press Associates Inc. (2022-08-02). U.S. to alleviate fear of crewless trains with new mandate. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON —To worker cheers, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) proposed mandating two-person crews on U.S. freight railroads in almost all cases. If the rule becomes final, rail unions, workers, and communities around freight rail lines would win with two-person crews almost always aboard freight trains to enhance safety. The exceptions are "Certain low-risk operations" and …

Jamanetwork (2022-08-02). Effect of Graded Sensorimotor Retraining on Pain Intensity in Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain. jamanetwork.com This randomized clinical trial examines the effects of graded sensorimotor retraining, compared with an attention control with sham procedure, in patients with moderate to severe chronic low back pain.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-02). Apple Watch Parkinson Disease Symptom Monitor Is Cleared. jamanetwork.com A program that uses motion sensors built into the Apple Watch to monitor symptoms of Parkinson disease gained FDA clearance.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-02). Integrity of SARS-CoV-2 Laboratory-Developed Tests. jamanetwork.com To the Editor A recent Viewpoint discussed the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and SARS-CoV-2 laboratory-developed tests (LDTs). The authors stated that the FDA "regulates" LDTs, but the legal foundation for this position is controversial. Since the 1990s, the FDA has suggested that it has authority over LDTs. However, this concept was never discussed in congressional hearings prior to passage of the Medical Device Amendments in 1976, nor is there any mention of LDTs in the statute itself. According to the Medical Device Amendments, the FDA is only authorized to regulate medical devices introduced into "int…

Anand Naidoo (2022-08-02). The Heat: Panama protests and COVID reinfections. america.cgtn.com As U.S. President Joe Biden tests positive again for COVID, we will take a look at the rising number of cases and reinfections. Also we will discuss the economic protests against the government in Panama.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-02). Anti-tau Antibody Semorinemab Fails to Slow Alzheimer Disease. jamanetwork.com The experimental monoclonal anti-tau antibody semorinemab failed to reduce clinical disease progression and to slow the rate of pathological tau accumulation among individuals with mild cognitive impairment or dementia related to Alzheimer disease in a recent trial.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-08-02). Supporting students to become future leaders in the transition to net zero. imperial.ac.uk Imperial hosted diplomats and academics to discuss ways for universities to support students to become future leaders in the transition to net zero.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-02). Sickle Cell Trait Associated with Kidney Failure and COVID-19 Death. jamanetwork.com Sickle cell trait (SCT) should be considered an adverse prognostic factor for COVID-19, a genetic association study suggests.

Zach Russell, David Hill (2022-08-02). Columbus school board pushes teachers to prepare for possible strike. peoplesworld.org COLUMBUS, Ohio—"Developers get handouts, kids get sold out!" rang out from the crowd gathered in front of the office of the Board of Education for Columbus Public schools last Wednesday evening. Members of the Columbus Education Association (CEA), a union representing more than 4, 0 teachers and staff members of Columbus City Schools, have mounted a …

Greg Kearney (2022-08-02). And a little child shall feed them. peoplesworld.org

Jamanetwork (2022-08-02). Improving Quality of Care and Outcomes for Pediatric Patients With End-stage Kidney Disease. jamanetwork.com Childhood end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) is rare, accounting for approximately 1% of individuals with ESKD in the US. Unique features that distinguish pediatric from adult ESKD include frequent concomitant congenital anomalies, detrimental effects on all aspects of growth and development, and the need for decades of kidney replacement therapy. The beneficial effects of transplants in pediatric patients are clear. Compared with pediatric patients treated with dialysis, those who receive a transplant demonstrate better growth, neurocognitive development, academic performance, and quality of life. In a recent US Re…

Jamanetwork (2022-08-02). Reported Interest in Notification Regarding Use of Health Information and Biospecimens. jamanetwork.com This study describes reported interest in notification regarding use of personal health information and biospecimens for research and preference-associated factors among a sample of the US population in 2019.

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