2022-09-21: News Headlines

Anonymous103 (2022-09-21). Putin Declared Partial Mobilization: 300 Thousand Servicemen To Reinforce Russian Forces In Ukraine. southfront.org In his address to the people on, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced partial mobilization in the Russian Federation. In total, 300 thousand reservists will be conscripted, according to the Russian Defence Minister. | Only those servicemen who are currently in reserve, i.e. those who served the compulsory military service, will be called up to take part in the military operations. | It is reported that those called up for military service will necessarily undergo additio…

Staff (2022-09-21). Russia at war with collective West rather than Ukraine: MoD. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN (MNA) — Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that Russia was at war with the collective West rather than Ukraine.

Staff (2022-09-21). Two strong explosions hit near Zaporizhzhia NPP. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN (MNA) — Two strong explosions hit near the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant in southern Ukraine.

_____ (2022-09-21). Evo Morales: US the Only Pariah That Provokes Coups and Wars. popularresistance.org After warnings from the Biden Administration to Russia against the use of nuclear weapons, Evo Morales recalled that the US is the only one that has used such weapons against civilians. | In the event that Russian President Vladimir Putin resorts to a nuclear arsenal, his American counterpart, Joe Biden, in an interview with the local network CBS, promised on Friday that Russia "will become more of a pariah in the world than they ever have been." | Through a message published this Sunday,, on Twitter, the former president of Bolivia Evo Morales criticized the aggressive policy of the US and its role…

Staff (2022-09-21). Chinese military remains on high alert to resist provocations. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN (MNA) — The Chinese armed forces remain on high alert after USS Higgins and Canada's HMSC Vancouver proceeded in the Taiwan Strait amid heightened tensions in the region.

____ (2022-09-21). PLA monitors U.S., Canadian warships sailing through Taiwan Straits. ecns.cn The People's Liberation Army Eastern Theater Command mobilized its air and naval forces to monitor the passage of United States and Canadian warships through the Taiwan Straits on Tuesday, the command's spokesman said.

Ramzy Baroud (2022-09-21). Is the US at War with Moscow in Ukraine? commondreams.org Call it 'leading from behind,' 'proxy war,' or 'hybrid war,' Washington is very much a party in the devastating war in Ukraine.

Infobrics (2022-09-21). China's Relations with Russia in a New Age. infobrics.org It's gone under the radar, but China's trade and investment in the Russian Far East is significant and growing fast…

WSWS (2022-09-21). How German imperialism is gearing up for World War III. wsws.org Germany's ruling class is using NATO's war in Ukraine against Russia to aggressively reinvigorate militarism both at home and abroad.

Gerry Condon, Former President of Veterans For Peace (2022-09-21). Letter to President Biden: 'Enough Is Enough — War Is Not the Answer'. orinocotribune.com Dear President Biden, We have been following the war in Ukraine closely, since well before the Russian invasion on February 24 of this year. We were alarmed when you and President Obama supported the regime-change coup in Ukraine in 2014, which was openly cheered on by the State Department's Victoria Nuland, and spearheaded by self-described Nazis. | Appalled at the Nazi atrocities, the Russian-speaking population of the Donbass in Eastern Ukraine declared their independence from Ukraine, and were soon attacked by Nazi militias.

WSWS (2022-09-21). After Biden threatens war with China over Taiwan, US sends warship through Taiwan Strait. wsws.org Just days after US president Joe Biden pledged that he would not hesitate to send US troops to fight China in a potential war over Taiwan, US and Canadian warships sailed through the Taiwan strait in a deliberate provocation.

Editor (2022-09-21). Busing migrants, targeting socialism. workers.org Playing with human lives in a despicable political stunt, Greg Abbott, right-wing governor of Texas, has bused thousands of undocumented migrants north from the U.S. border with Mexico since the beginning of August. The buses dump homeless, jobless, hungry people — far from their own countries, with few to . . . |

Revolution BooKs (2022-09-21). Sunday 9/25: Surge of Book Banning: Ominous Move toward Fascist America Panel Discussion. indybay.org Revolution Books | 2444 Durant Avenue | Berkeley, CA…

Dave DeCamp (2022-09-21). US Navy Commander Says China Is Capable of Blockading Taiwan. news.antiwar.com The head of the US Navy's Japan-based Seventh Fleet said that he believes China is capable of blockading the island of Taiwan. | "They have a very large navy, and if they want to bully and put ships around Taiwan, they very much can do that," Vice Adm. Karl Thomas Thomas' comments come after China launched its largest-ever military exercises around Taiwan in response to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visiting the island in early August. As part of the drills, China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) simulate…

Infobrics (2022-09-21). India-Russia Civil Nuclear Co-Op Gets Boost at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant. infobrics.org India-Russia civil nuclear cooperation got fresh boost with Atommash, AEM-Technologies, JSC Branch in Volgodonsk (part of Rosatom Machine Building Division – Atomenergomash) has completed welding of the steam generator heads for Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant Unit No. 5…

Joseph Gerson (2022-09-21). Ukraine War: Still a Cuban Missile Crisis in Slow Motion. commondreams.org Russia's use of tactical nuclear weapons could trigger a cataclysmic nuclear exchange.

Jake Johnson (2022-09-21). 'Nuclear Deterrence Is Always a Bluff. Until It Isn't': Putin Threat Sparks Alarm. commondreams.org "This is how the world inches our way closer to the line where using nuclear weapons will be crossed," warned the head of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.

Jake Johnson (2022-09-21). Putin Has Issued His Most Explicit Nuclear Threat Yet. truthout.org Global non-proliferation campaigners said Wednesday that Russian President Vladimir Putin's latest threat to use nuclear weapons—and insistence that he isn't bluffing — represents a dangerous escalation of the Ukraine war and provides further evidence that the status quo of nuclear posturing and brinkmanship risks calamity. | In a televised address — a full transcript of which can be read

WSWS (2022-09-21). UK Prime Minister Truss pledges escalated offensive against Russia. wsws.org Figures with close connections to Putin have insisted for months that the first nation to face Russia's vast nuclear arsenal would be Britain. None of this deters in the slightest the war fever of Britain's ruling elite.

____ (2022-09-21). Qatar trying to play key role in Iran nuclear negotiations. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN (MNA) — Stating that his country believes in significance of returning to JCPOA, Foreign Minister of Qatar Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said that Doha is trying to play a constructive role in Iran's nuclear negotiations.

Brittani Banks (2022-09-21). What Do Americans Care About? Not a Cold War With Russia and China. independentmediainstitute.org The Biden administration will soon release its National Security Strategy, which is being revised in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The document will no doubt trigger a renewed debate about how the United States should gear up for a new Cold War against Russia and China. But before we plunge into a global …

Infobrics (2022-09-21). Washington exaggerates Modi's comments to Putin on Ukraine. infobrics.org Le Monde says India is playing a "game of paradoxes" by balancing Russia and the West.

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-09-21). Local Peace Groups in National Day of Action to Stop Ukraine War. indybay.org Protesters deliver letters to Senators Feinstein and Padilla…

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-09-21). Letter to President Biden: 'Enough Is Enough — War Is Not the Answer'. orinocotribune.com By Gerry Condon &#1 | Letter To President Biden From Gerry Condon, Former President Of Veterans For Peace. | Dear President Biden, | I am writing you as a proud member of Veterans For Peace and its former president. We have been following the war in Ukraine closely, since well before the Russian invasion on February 24 of this year. We were alarmed when you and President Obama supported the regime-change coup in Ukraine in 2014, which was openly cheered on by the State Department's Victoria Nuland, and spearheaded by self-described Nazis. | We watched in horror as those same self-described Nazis se…

Victor Grossman (2022-09-21). The war in Ukraine is behind much of the distress in Germany. peoplesworld.org BERLIN — Some readers might expect — at last — a jolly, happy bulletin from Berlin. Germany, fourth richest power in the world, the strongest in Europe, seems to have overcome at least for now the ravages of the pandemic. Except in public transportation and medical institutions, face masks have all but disappeared. There are …

Amy Goodman (2022-09-21). 1 Person Dies of Hunger Every 4 Seconds. truthout.org An open letter signed by over 200 humanitarian groups calls on world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly to urgently take action on world hunger, citing that one person dies of hunger every four seconds. We speak with Abby Maxman, president and CEO of Oxfam America, one of the letter's signatories, who just returned from Somaliland, where a famine may be declared as early as next month. Climate change, COVID and conflicts such as the war in Ukraine are largely to blame for rising hunger, she says, and "those who are the least responsible are suffering its worst impacts." | TRANSCRIPT: | This is…

WSWS (2022-09-21). Podemos backs Madrid's commitment to NATO war on Russia. wsws.org Podemos' aggressive support for NATO's war in Ukraine against Russia, amid mounting working class anger at inflation and war, exposes it as a reactionary petty-bourgeois militarist party.

Infobrics (2022-09-21). Russia in Favor of Algeria's Accession to BRICS. infobrics.org Russia does not have any objections to Algeria's accession to the BRICS group of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, Russian Ambassador to Algeria Valeryan Shuvaev said…

Zero Hedge (2022-09-21). Western Sanctions Against Russia Spark Mayhem in Shipping as New Threat Emerges. globalresearch.ca

Ali Abunimah (2022-09-21). NY Times claim that Russia drove attacks on Linda Sarsour is nonsense. electronicintifada.net Palestinian American activist has long been target of Israel lobby.

Brittani Banks (2022-09-21). How Russians Read the Conflict in the Caucasus. independentmediainstitute.org In the early morning hours of Tuesday,, Azerbaijan launched an aggressive military assault along the borders of the Armenian Republic. Observers of politics in…

Kit Klarenberg (2022-09-21). How Covert British Information Wars Target Russia, Threatening Civilians and Journalists. mintpressnews.com Leaked documents reviewed by MintPress show covert plans by a shadowy British intelligence contractor to "achieve influence" with Russians and turn them against their government using a formula perfected in Syria.

____ (2022-09-21). Me With Some Comments Today. smoothiex12.blogspot.com My talking head. Looks like there will be "Medvedev's Map" Solution for… 404. Do not forget also that by October 1 there will be more than 100,000 square kilometers and more than 5 million people added to Russia.

Staff (2022-09-21). West seeking destruction, disintegration of Russia: Putin. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN (MNA) — Declaring a "partial" military mobilization in Russia on Wednesday morning, Putin said that the Western countries seek the destruction and disintegration of Russia.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-09-21). Iran's trade with Russia up by 31% in first five months. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN (MNA) — The Spokesman for the Iranian Ministry of Industry says that Iran's trade with Russia has experienced an increase of 31% in the first five months this year.

Staff (2022-09-21). Russia to play Iran in Tehran or Doha: Karpin. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN (MNA) — The head coach of the Russian national football team Valery Karpin said that his team will play Iran in a friendly match in Tehran or Doha.

WSWS (2022-09-21). Pentagon's secret social media influencing campaign exposed. wsws.org Quoting unnamed White House and Defense officials, the Washington Post reported on Monday that the Pentagon has been operating fake social media accounts to promote pro-US narratives and anti-Russia propaganda for at least a decade.

JANET (2022-09-21). Webinar: China encirclement and the imperialist build-up in the Pacific Sat. Sept. 24. iacenter.org

TRT World (2022-09-21). China Ready to Make Efforts for 'Peaceful Reunification' with Taiwan. asia-pacificresearch.com

____ (2022-09-21). China makes historic progress on 'one country, two systems' in HK, Macao. ecns.cn The past decade has witnessed historic progress and changes in China's drive to materialize the vision of "one country, two systems" in Hong Kong and Macao.

____ (2022-09-21). Farmers embrace bumper harvest of broom grass in Shanxi. ecns.cn Farmers are busy harvesting the Kochia scoparia, or red broom grass, in Caojiagou village of Liulin county, north China's Shanxi Province. The broom grass turns to bright red color in autumn and can be used to make brooms after it is dried.

W. T. Whitney Jr. (2022-09-21). Socialism makes the difference: Cuba and China exceed U.S. in life expectancy. peoplesworld.org To extend a population's life expectancy at birth (LEB) requires capabilities that are scarce in the United States. The U.S. LEB has fallen in the recent period, quite abruptly. Meanwhile, life expectancy in China and Cuba continues its long-term rise. To understand why we should explore nations' varying capabilities to achieve social change and promote …

Urs P Gasche (2022-09-21). Nobody knew China landed on the moon and Bill Gates. indybay.org The four organizations have spent nearly $10 billion on covid since 2020 – as much as the lead U.S. agency tasked with fighting it. The organizations collectively gave $1.4 billion to the World Health Organization (WHO)*, where they helped shape a major initiative to distribute Covid 19 vaccines and test kits. This program failed to achieve its original goals.

____ (2022-09-21). Region's diplomats praise ties with key trade partner. ecns.cn Regional ambassadors to China have spoken highly of China-ASEAN cooperation at a recent expo amid hopes the two sides can further explore economic and trade opportunities under the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, or RCEP.

____ (2022-09-21). Secondhand cooking oil takes to skies. ecns.cn China's large-scale production of aviation fuel derived from used cooking oil will be utilized in flights soon, with the first batch of it produced by China Petrochemical Corp to be supplied to Airbus' Tianjin plant this month.

____ (2022-09-21). Leading China's efforts to ensure food security. ecns.cn The fifth Chinese farmers' harvest festival will fall on Friday as the country is poised to embrace another bumper grain harvest in a challenging year for global food security.

____ (2022-09-21). Interest rate cut feasible tool to spur growth. ecns.cn While a number of central banks are expected to announce big tightening steps this week to beat inflation, China may continue to go in the opposite direction by tamping down interest rates in the coming months to spur growth.

____ (2022-09-21). Goal for Central Asia trade on track. ecns.cn A goal to ramp up trade between China and the five Central Asian countries to a combined $70 billion a year is "completely achievable", a senior Chinese diplomat said on Tuesday.

____ (2022-09-21). Drones used in project to measure plateau weather. ecns.cn China has started to explore using drones to observe and measure weather on its plateaus, according to the Aviation Industry Corp of China, the nation's leading aviation enterprise.

____ (2022-09-21). Artificially-bred giant panda cub born in China's Shaanxi. ecns.cn An artificially-bred giant panda cub was born at a breeding base in northwest China's Shaanxi Province.

____ (2022-09-21). U.S. urged to adopt rational China policy. ecns.cn Minister Wang Yi has urged the United States to adopt a rational and pragmatic China policy and to properly handle the Taiwan question, saying that a new Cold War between Beijing and Washington would be disastrous for their bilateral ties and for the whole world.

____ (2022-09-21). China launches Yunhai-1 03 satellite. ecns.cn The satellite will mainly be used to detect the atmospheric, marine and space environments, disaster prevention and mitigation, and scientific experiments.

____ (2022-09-21). Media registration opens for 5th China International Import Expo. ecns.cn Media registration for the fifth China International Import Expo (CIIE) will begin on Wednesday, announced the organizers.

____ (2022-09-21). RCEP delivers prominent dividends: Chinese official. ecns.cn Trade between China and the other 14 Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) members reached 8.32 trillion yuan (about 1.20 trillion U.S. dollars) in the first eight months of this year, accounting for 30.5 percent of China's total foreign trade.

____ (2022-09-21). University students rush to walk stray dogs. ecns.cn Walking stray dogs has become a favorite activity among some students at East China Normal University.

____ (2022-09-21). Scenery of Tianfu Agricultural Expo Park in Sichuan. ecns.cn Aerial views of China's Tianfu Agricultural Expo Park, the main venue for the 5th Chinese farmers' harvest festival in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Sept. 20, 2022.

____ (2022-09-21). Average number of active users of BDS hits 40m/day, as application scale expands. ecns.cn The average number of active users of China's BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) reached 40.3 million per day in the first half of this year, and the system was used 320 million times per day.

____ (2022-09-21). Boundary line of China's Northeast Tiger and Leopard National Park exceeds 4,000 km. ecns.cn The total boundary line of the Northeast Tiger and Leopard National Park in China was determined at 4,156.70 kilometers after demarcation, said the administration of the park.

____ (2022-09-21). Experts: Major regions to keep trade resilient in H2. ecns.cn China's foreign trade is expected to stay resilient in the second half of the year as key regions have ramped up efforts to further boost imports and exports-and this will likely help shore up the national economy.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-09-21). China advierte sobre barcos de guerra extranjeros en Taiwán. telesurtv.net Los navíos estadounidense y canadiense atravesaron la región días después de que Joe Biden prometió "defender a Taiwán".

TeleSUR- hvh, JCM (2022-09-21). China insta a una solución pacífica al conflicto en Ucrania. telesurtv.net El pronunciamiento de China se produce tras el anuncio de que Rusia movilizará 300.000 militares reservistas.

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-09-21). China exhorta a EE.UU. a cesar el saqueo de los recursos sirios. telesurtv.net El vocero chino afirmó que el gobierno de EE.UU. tiene el deber de investigar los robos que ejecutan sus efectivos.

Andrew Korybko (2022-09-21). Could Armenia Really Ditch the CSTO Sometime Soon? globalresearch.ca

Maureen Clare Murphy (2022-09-21). Israel "intended to kill" Shireen Abu Akleh — probe. electronicintifada.net Slain journalist's family submits complaint to International Criminal Court.

WorkWeek (2022-09-21). WorkWeek Google Tech Workers Fight Apartheid, Clean Water & Union Busting In Mississippi. indybay.org WorkWeek covers Google Tech Workers Fighting Apartheid, Clean Water & Union Busting In Mississippi andThe US, CIA, AFL-CIO, AIFLD &The 1973 Chilean Coup With Professor Ruth Needleman…

Rachel Hu, Chris Garaffa (2022-09-21). CovertAction Bulletin: Whistleblower Exposes Apple's Toxic Waste Cover-up, Secret Police Intimidation & Government Ties. covertactionmagazine.com Apple, Inc. spends billions on projecting a clean, fun and progressive image, even claiming on its website that "the products you love also love the planet." But the reality is very different. Whistleblower Ashley Gjà∏vik worked at Apple's Sunnyvale, CA office. After she discovered that the office was built on top of an EPA superfund site known as the "Triple Site," Gjà∏vik was silenced and attacked by the company for trying to ensure the safety of herself, her co-workers and community. We spend our entire episode discussing the case, exposing Apple's environmental cover-up, the internal "secret police"

Labor Video Project (2022-09-21). Barbara Lee & "Pete" Get An Earful In Oakland Over Tax Dollars For A's Owner John Fisher. indybay.org Congresswoman Barbara Lee, US Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg and Oakland Mayor Libby Schaff joined together to talk about Federal funding for Oakland projects. Barbara Lee and "Pete" refused to say whether they supported Federal funds going to the GAP A's billionaire owner John Fisher's proposed new A' stadium on Port of Oakland public land at Howard Terminal. "Pete" also refused to say whether this project would harm the Port of Oakland as a working port.

____ (2022-09-21). One year on, Universal Beijing Resort spreads cheer, increases sales. ecns.cn Universal Beijing Resort, a 40 billion yuan ($5.75 billion) joint venture between Chinese and U.S. companies, celebrated its first anniversary on Tuesday, in the process showing the consumption power of the Chinese has not waned despite COVID-19.

TeleSUR, jaa, MER (2022-09-21). Honduras insta a discutir seriamente sobre la multipolaridad global. telesurtv.net La mandataria hondureña consideró inaceptable "este orden mundial arbitrario en el que existen países de tercera y de cuarta categoría".

Staff (2022-09-21). Sacred Defense proved resistance only way to protect country. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN (MNA) — The Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah said that the Sacred Defense proved the fact that protecting the country and achieving deterrence can be achieved through resistance, not surrender.

The Socialist Program (2022-09-21). Inflation Crisis & the March Towards Recession. liberationnews.org The capitalist class remains determined to drive the economy off a cliff to eviscerate workers' living standards and bargaining power.

WSWS (2022-09-21). Key question from today's policy meeting: Where the US Fed is heading? wsws.org The phrase "fighting inflation" is essentially a cover for the Fed's real agenda which is the suppression of wage claims being advance by workers to try to compensate for the biggest price hikes in four decades by contracting the economy and driving up unemployment.

Mark Gruenberg (2022-09-21). AFL-CIO panel: Blame corporate greed, not workers, for inflation. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—With the Federal Reserve Board poised to "fight inflation" by raising prime interest rates again—driving up the interest costs consumers pay on everything from credit cards to kids' college loans—AFL-CIO President Liz Shuler and a panel of pro-worker economists warned policymakers to blame corporate greed, not workers, for inflation. "Today's inflation really is rooted in …

Dale Walker (2022-09-21). Don't Be Fooled by Republicans. The Inflation Reduction Act Is a Big Win for Tax Fairness in America. commondreams.org Democrats should ignore their specious arguments and, instead, use this tax initiative as a rallying cry for the upcoming midterm elections.

Staff (2022-09-21). Terrorist attack in SW Syria leaves 9 injured. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN (MNA) — Six civilians and three Syrian internal security forces were injured in a terrorist attack in the suburbs of Daraa.

Steve Gillis, Jim McMahan, Minnie Bruce Pratt (2022-09-21). Amazon, Starbucks say 'get back': Workers say fight back! workers.org Big Business would like to believe that the wave of class struggle by U.S. workers is fading — despite being so visible in Amazon Labor Union's historic victory at the JFK8 warehouse in Staten Island, New York, and in the lightning spread of Starbucks Workers United (SBWU). Hundreds of Starbucks . . . |

Staff (2022-09-21). Leader receives Sacred Defense's veterans, commanders. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN (MNA) — The Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei received a group of commanders and war veterans on Wednesday morning.

____ (2022-09-21). U.S. urged to get rid of wrongful habits and stop being world's No.1 maker of war. ecns.cn

KQED Live (2022-09-21). Monday 10/10: KQED Live: Art & Tech in a Warming World with The New York Times. indybay.org The Commons, KQED Headquarters | 2601 Mariposa Street | San Francisco, CA 94110…

Oil & Gas Action Network (2022-09-21). Tuesday 9/20: Send a Message to Chase: Stop Funding Climate Chaos. indybay.org Chase Center ‚Ä¢ 1 Warriors Way, San Francisco, CA 94158 US…

Toward increased Networking (2022-09-21). Online events w) Nikole Hannah-Jones, Silvia Federici, Chris Smalls, Timothy Snyder, etc. indybay.org Here are about 8 online events taking place over the next week (and starting at 11 am today, 9/21), featuring people such as Nikole Hannah-Jones, Silvia Federici, Gregg Castro, Lazzuly Mello, Chris Smalls, Michelle Eisen, Heather McGhee, Nancy Fraser, Timothy Snyder and many others. | These events are hosted from various locations all across the country, as well from Canada and the UK (however, the listed times are all for our "Pacific time zone"). Of course, feel free to share this info with others who might be interested in it.

Kevin Rothwell (2022-09-21). Saturday 9/17: Benchlands Resistance Organizing. indybay.org Benchlands near the 2nd stairway down from the Courthouse parking lot as you walk from Water St. towards the Duck Pond in San Lorenzo Park.

Staff (2022-09-21). Leader's meeting with War veterans. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN (MNA) — Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei held a meeting with a group of Iranian war veterans, who defended the homeland against ex-Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein's war on Iran in the 1980s.

_____ (2022-09-21). Caribbean Activists Turn Up the Volume for Reparations. popularresistance.org Demands for reparations are growing across the Caribbean, following the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. | The British monarchy have come under heightened demands from several Caribbean countries to undergo the reparatory justice process and issue an apology for their part in the slave trade. | It comes after Royal tours of the Caribbean earlier this year led by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, followed by Prince Edward and Sophie, the Countess of Wessex were bundled by photo-ops disaster and tone deaf gifts.

A Guest Author (2022-09-21). Saladin Muhammad 1946-2022: Rest in power! workers.org The following statement was issued by the North Carolina-based Black Workers for Justice on Sept. 19. Read at tinyurl.com/55kuk8ty. Greetings to Our Revolutionary Family, Friends and Comrades, It is with great sadness and profound loss that we announce the passing of our exemplary revolutionary warrior and leader, Comrade Brother . . . |

Rosalío Muñoz (2022-09-21). Latino vote crucial to defeating MAGA-dominated Republican Party. peoplesworld.org This November, the extreme right aims to win control of the Senate and House of Representatives and retain and augment control of key state and local posts. To defeat the Trump/MAGA-dominated Republican Party, mobilizing the greatest turnout of voters possible is imperative. This will require ideological, strategic, and tactical awareness and preparation. A large turnout …

Staff (2022-09-21). 'Graveyard' wins best film award at Italian film festival. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN,(MNA) — Iranian short film 'Graveyard' by Ali Darai, won the best film award at the 25th edition of the Religion Today Festival in Italy.

Staff (2022-09-21). US, Qatar discuss diplomacy toward Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN (MNA) — US special envoy for Iran Robert Malley and Qatari foreign minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani met and held talks regarding several issues including diplomacy toward Iran.

Alex Bainbridge (2022-09-21). Activism, news makers, resistance and hope. greenleft.org.au The establishment media's bias towards maintaining the status quo, or finding excuses for it, has to be challenged. Alex Bainbridge urges you to help Green Left continue to provide a platform for activists challenging injustices.

Staff (2022-09-21). US, Canadian warships sail through Taiwan Strait. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN (MNA) — A US Navy warship and a Canadian frigate carried out a routine transit through the Taiwan Strait on Tuesday amid heightened tensions between Beijing and Taipei.

From UN (2022-09-21). California ready for Unstoppable Africa. indybay.org The entire California Corridor to include or California State Capitol is looking forward to hosting our African Diaspora Spring 2023, building on goals and objectives of the Global Africa Business Initiative…

Pip Hinman (2022-09-21). Wonnarua People demand Glencore be stopped from destroying Country. greenleft.org.au First Nations cultural heritage is under threat from multinational mining company Glencore's coal mine expansion at the site of one of the Frontier Wars at Glendell, reports Pip Hinman.

_____ (2022-09-21). Finally we have a Global Registry of Fossil Fuels. popularresistance.org New data published today shows that producing and combusting the world's reserves would yield over 3.5 trillion tons of greenhouse gas emissions, over seven times the remaining carbon budget for 1.5C and more than all emissions produced since the industrial revolution. | The finding comes from the Global Registry of Fossil Fuels, launched today by Carbon Tracker and Global Energy Monitor. | To date, climate change policy efforts have focussed on reducing demand and consumption of oil, gas and coal, but ignored the supply of those fuels. The Paris Agreement, for example, does not even mention fossil fuels, despite…

_____ (2022-09-21). ManiFiesta 2022 ends with a call to change the world as we want it. popularresistance.org The ManiFiesta 2022 festival, organized at the Wellington racetrack in the Belgian city of Ostend from-18, concluded with a resolve to mobilize for alternatives for the future. The 12th edition of ManiFiesta was organized by the Solidarity magazine and Medicine For the People (MPLP). Over 14,000 people participated. Around 160 events including political discussions, speeches, debates, book fairs, exhibitions, a food festival, and 35 concerts were organized as part of the festival. | Raoul Hedebouw, president of the Workers Party of Belgium (PTB/PVDA), Bolivian Vice-President David Choquehuanca, Chris…

Anonymous Contributor (2022-09-21). Why I Got "Bread-Pilled" on Kropotkin's Vision of Social Utopia. itsgoingdown.org

Staff (2022-09-21). , Ottawa: Film Screening 1948 Creation and Catastrophe. samidoun.net Join Samidoun Ottawa, together with the Palestinian Youth Movement and OPIRG Carleton for a screening of "1948: Creation and Catastrophe." This film reveals the shocking events of a pivotal year to the Palestinian struggle, 1948. For the eyewitnesses featured, this documentary was a last chance to narrate their first-hand accounts of the violence that ensued …

Nowick Gray (2022-09-21). Staking Out Strands of the Web. "Who is Offering the Bribes and Enforcing the Threats?" globalresearch.ca

SAMIR (2022-09-21). Boycott DGTL Tel Aviv 2022. bdsmovement.net

Joe Piette (2022-09-21). People's Townhomes residents continue the fight. workers.org Residents and supporters of the People's Townhomes, formerly called University City Townhomes, continue to organize resistance as the eviction date of Oct. 8 fast approaches. Peoples Townhomes resident Krystal Young (sitting with her dog Shadow) teaches UPenn students how to fight for housing rights, Sept. 16. (WW Photo: Joe Piette . . . |

Staff (2022-09-21). Thirty Palestinian prisoners announce plans for hunger strike to #EndAdministrativeDetention. samidoun.net Thirty Palestinian prisoners jailed without charge or trial under administrative detention have announced they will launch a hunger strike on. The strike, under the slogan, "Our decision is freedom…our strike is freedom," will demand an end to imprisonment without charge or trial. There are currently over 740 Palestinian prisoners jailed under administrative …

_____ (2022-09-21). UN Women & Blackrock. popularresistance.org An open letter signed by 700-plus feminist groups and activists sent on Aug. 8 to UN Women, protesting a recently announced partnership between the agency and BlackRock, a United States-based hedge fund, resulted in the cancellation of the arrangement. | The letter pointed out that BlackRock personifies "crisis-prone speculation-based capitalism" and that the May 25 joint press releases announcing the partnership by both parties offered no useful or explicit details on what it would accomplish. | Such vagueness, the letter writers contended, could give UN Women the appearance of "pinkwashing" BlackRock, since the…

Ben Imbus (2022-09-21). Albuquerque police say they're 'reformed' yet continue to kill innocent people. liberationnews.org Community is shocked when cops and mayor assert police have been reformed.

_____ (2022-09-21). Why the climate movement should target oil refineries. popularresistance.org Husky Friends may have used humor, but its message about the danger refineries pose was deadly serious — and by no means exclusive to Superior and Duluth. Approximately a third of refineries in the United States currently use hydrogen fluoride, many of them near population centers. Several have even had near-miss accidents in the past few years. Refineries also spew carcinogens, neurotoxins and hazardous metals onto surrounding communities, leading to a litany of health problems, including cancer, chronic respiratory illness and birth defects. All this pollution creates sacrifice zones, with people living a…

Staff (2022-09-21). President Petro to Attend Border Reopening Ceremony. orinocotribune.com

Abayomi Azikiwe (2022-09-21). Jackson Water Crisis Reflective of National Pattern in Urban Racism. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-09-21). Video: "Exposing Israel's Assassination Policy" event in Vancouver. samidoun.net On Sunday, 28 August, Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network in Vancouver organized an event on the Israeli assassination policy in Palestine historically and at present. From the August assassinations of Tayseer al-Jabari and Khaled Mansour in the Unity of the Fields battle in Gaza to the historical assassinations of Abu Ali Mustafa and Naji al-Ali …

Stephanie K (2022-09-21). Six things you need to know about book bans sweeping U.S. public schools. liberationnews.org Outraged parents, students, teachers and librarians are beginning to organize against the book bans.

CJ Baker (2022-09-21). Protest Song Of The Week: 'The Money' By Rain Perry. shadowproof.com Singer-songwriter Rain Perry recently released "A White Album," a concept piece that addresses white privilege. She is also working on producing a stage version of the album.

John Cody (2022-09-21). German Domestic Intelligence Is Running Hundreds of Fake Right-wing Extremist Social Media Accounts. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-09-21). Venezuela Officially Regains Control of Monómeros in Colombia. orinocotribune.com This Tuesday,, the Venezuelan state officially regained control of the petrochemical company Monómeros, after Colombian and Venezuelan authorities signed an agreement in this regard. The Venezuelan ambassador to Colombia, Félix Plasencia, indicated this Monday that the recovery of Monómeros ends "the interventionist, treacherous, and irresponsible claim" that has harmed Venezuelans in recent years, detrimentally affecting the interests of the population. | During the presidency of Iván Duque, control of Monómeros was handed over to a group appointed by Juan Guaidó, the alleged Venezuelan "interim pre…

Elze van Hamelen (2022-09-21). COVID Measures: Biggest "Social Conformity Event" in History. Corona Policy Was Aimed at "Changing Behavior", Not at Improving Health. globalresearch.ca

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-09-21). Haiti's January 12, 2020 Earthquake: Disaster Relief Scenario Tested by US Military One Day Before the Earthquake. globalresearch.ca The holding of pre-disaster simulations pertained to the impacts of a hurricane in Haiti. They were held on January 11.

Dr. Emanuel Garcia (2022-09-21). Our Final Stand Against the Globalist Powerbrokers. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous Contributor (2022-09-21). Defending Pride in Boise, Idaho: Key Takeaways in Mobilizing Community Defense. itsgoingdown.org

Prof. Juan Cole (2022-09-21). Climate Crisis and the Age of the Super-Typhoon: Storms Batter, Flood Puerto Rico, Pakistan, Japan and Shanghai. asia-pacificresearch.com

Philip Giraldi (2022-09-21). More Disinformation From Israel. Biden Caves to Jewish Pressure, As Usual. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-09-21). Free Hafez Huraini! Call on Canadian diplomats to demand release of imprisoned Palestinian land defender. samidoun.net On, Hafez Huraini, along with one other local resident of the small Palestinian village of Atuwani and one international, were attacked by armed Israeli settlers while working in the community garden. During the attack, Hafez sustained multiple fractures to his arms and hands. Despite his severe injuries, he was seized and detained …

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2022-09-21). India's Gaffe at Samarkand. globalresearch.ca

Kevin Gosztola (2022-09-21). Biogen Whistleblower Lawsuit Against Massive Kickback Scheme Ends In Huge Settlement. thedissenter.org

Infobrics (2022-09-21). Could Brussels' threats to Hungary end EU as we know it. infobrics.org Given the troubles Hungary is going through for simply wanting to maintain its sovereignty, what can other current or prospective EU members expect?>

Dana Alhasan, Alex Trejo (2022-09-21). Planet Fitness workers strike: "Stand up, speak out, fight back" liberationnews.org After the workers walked out, Planet Fitness was forced to recognize the workers' value and began to meet their demands.

Gloria Rubac (2022-09-21). Commentary: a killing spree in Oklahoma. workers.org The state of Oklahoma is making execution history. It is poised to become a serial killer. On July 1, an Oklahoma court set execution dates for 25 men on its death row who have exhausted their appeals. Executions will take place each month for 25 months. Tabling at Oklahoma Peace . . . |

_____ (2022-09-21). Supporting Native American Students in Higher Education. popularresistance.org In 2019, 25% of Native Americans over the age of 25 had an associate degree or higher. When compared to 42% of all those over the age of 25, the gap is evident. Coupled with challenges that many Native higher education students face — including financial instability, the need for support in more ways than one is apparent. From the research done on the matter to the strides made in tuition assistance and how institutions of higher education can go the extra mile in creating a more inclusive academic environment, here's what you should know. | With regard to Native Americans and higher education data, one For…

Real Science (2022-09-21). 1350 Athlete Cardiac Arrests, Serious Issues, 919 of Them Dead, Since COVID Injection. globalresearch.ca

The Cradle (2022-09-21). Pakistan High Court Drops 'Terrorism' Charges Against Ex-PM Imran Khan. globalresearch.ca

Shannon Kelleher (2022-09-21). Pesticides Plague Californians Farm Workers, New Study Shows. globalresearch.ca

The Socialist Program (2022-09-21). How the Ultra-Right Intends to Take & Consolidate Political Power. liberationnews.org The right wing of the U.S. ruling class, using the Supreme Court and other undemocratic institutions, has begun eviscerating hard-fought economic, social, and political rights that have been achieved in past decades.

Liberation Staff (2022-09-21). Northeastern University dining hall workers win "life changing" gains in new contract. liberationnews.org The dining workers joined UNITE HERE Local 26 in 2012, and they have since won three contracts, each better than the last. By the end of this new contract, the cooks, servers, dishwashers, baristas, and cashiers at NEU will have seen their pay triple in that time.

Vern Loomis (2022-09-21). Pro-Life/Pro-Choice Advocacy: The Shaky Ground of Certainty. dissidentvoice.org For the most part, contraception and abortion voices come from two prominent camps. Pro-Life advocacy is primarily championed from a religious base, while Pro-Choice argument is voiced from a secular position. That said, Pro-Life does have a small secular faction and the Pro-Choice voice receives some amplification from a religious base. It should also be …

_____ (2022-09-21). Detroiters Say 'Hell No!' to DTE's Proposed Electricity Rate Hike. popularresistance.org Recurring power outages have become a fact of life in Detroit and Southeast Michigan. The most recent mass outage left hundreds of thousands in Metro Detroit without power following a brief windstorm on August 29th. Four days on, tens of thousands were still unable to run their medical devices and prevent their food from spoiling. With outages becoming more severe and more frequent as the climate crisis worsens, profit-driven utilities want to take more out of the pockets of working people struggling to afford their unreliable energy service. | Even before the most recent outages, the frustration in Detroit and s…

_____ (2022-09-21). FBI spied on and harassed Black revolutionary who was killed and set on fire. popularresistance.org The FBI harassed Black revolutionary Darren Seals and compiled a 900-page report on his organizing against racism and police brutality in Ferguson, Missouri, birthplace of the Black Lives Matter movement. | Seals was shot to death in 2016, then set on fire in his car in an unsolved murder.

Dave DeCamp (2022-09-21). State Department Stops Publishing Military Expenditures, Arms Transfer Report. globalresearch.ca

Fight Back (2022-09-21). UW-Milwaukee SDS rallies to make Milwaukee an abortion sanctuary. fightbacknews.org Milwaukee, WI — Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) at UW-Milwaukee rallied on to make Milwaukee an abortion sanctuary. The demonstration was in response to the national SDS day of action call. Approximately 40 students and community members met in UWM's Spaights Plaza at 4 p.m. | The overturning of Roe v. Wade on June 22 had devastating effects all over the U.S. In the state of Wisconsin, statute 940.04 makes assisting in and getting an abortion a felony with the exception of "critical life saving" situations. Articles about a Wisconsin woman who was denied care after an incomplete abortio…

Fanny Olsthoorn (2022-09-21). Cleaning Up Our Own Backyard: Racism, Speciesism and the Environmental Crises. globalresearch.ca

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-09-21). Murder on Embassy Row—46 Years On: Remembering the Assassination of Orlando Letelier and Ronni Moffitt. covertactionmagazine.com On the morning of, 1976, a car bomb took the lives of Orlando Letelier, Minister of Foreign Relations and Ambassador to the U.S. under Chile's socialist president Salvador Allende (1970-1973), and Ronni Karpen Moffitt, a 25-year-old fundraiser for the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS), a left-wing think-tank in Washington, D.C. The Chevrolet Malibu in which they were traveling exploded near Sheridan Circle in Washington, D.C., on Embassy Row. Ronni's husband Michael survived the bombing with minor wounds, cursing the "fascists" who had killed Letelier and his young wife. Two years after the bombing,…

____ (2022-09-21). Xinjiang seen as key to deepening SCO ties. ecns.cn Establishing an SCO-themed pilot free trade zone in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region will greatly bolster trade activities and expand cooperative areas in Eurasia.

Angela (2022-09-21). Saturday 9/24: Free virtual screening of documentary film 120 km. indybay.org

Robert Reich (2022-09-21). What to do about candidates who won't commit to election results? zcomm.org Disqualify them from running…

____ (2022-09-21). FM focusing on promoting Iran's foreign trade in intl. arenas. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN (MNA) — Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for the Economic Diplomacy Affairs said that Ministry of Foreign Affairs is making its utmost efforts to enhance country's foreign policy in the international arenas.

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-09-21). Chase PR Event Gets Message Calling Out Its Fossil Fuel Funding. indybay.org World's number one funder of fossil fuels gets extra messaging at PR event…

Local housing advocates (2022-09-21). Tuesday 9/20: The Fight For Housing — PUSH Screening & 2022 Election Informational Event. indybay.org Grand Lake Theater | 3200 Grand Avenue | Oakland, CA 94610…

____ (2022-09-21). NASA's InSight lander detects craters on Mars. ecns.cn Photo released by NASA on Sept. 20, 2022 shows a meteor strike formed the large blue crater on Mars. These craters were formed by a meteoroid impact on Mars on, 2021, the first to be detected by NASA's InSight.

____ (2022-09-21). Chinese, Maltese FMs meet on sidelines of UNGA session. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met Tuesday with Maltese Foreign Minister Ian Borg on the sidelines of the ongoing 77th session of the UN General Assembly.

Lynda Carson (2022-09-21). Some Oakland Cops Rake In Half A Million Annually, & Have Millions Of Dollars Stashed Away. indybay.org Despite the Oakland cops having having millions of dollars stashed away at various locations, the City of Oakland remains on the hook to settle lawsuits because of the activities of the Oakland cops.

WSWS (2022-09-21). On fifth anniversary of Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rican workers denounce lack of response to new flooding. wsws.org Five years after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico has been devastated by Hurricane Fiona, leaving millions without power or potable water once again.

Staff (2022-09-21). Yemenis hold massive rallies to mark. revolution. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN (MNA) — People of Yemen held huge ralliers in Sa'dah province on the occasion of the eighth anniversary of the revolution.

Garnet Henderson (2022-09-21). Medication Abortion Is Not Enough to Solve the Abortion Access Crisis. zcomm.org Though medication abortion is safe and effective beyond the first trimester, it is only FDA-approved for use up to 10 weeks of pregnancy…

____ (2022-09-21). Fossil eggs show dinosaur decline before extinction. ecns.cn Chinese researchers found evidence to support the hypothesis that dinosaurs were not very diverse before their extinction and had declined overall during the last part of the Cretaceous.

Staff (2022-09-21). Yemeni army display new domestically-made missiles. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN (MNA) — On the occasion of the anniversary of the, 2014 revolution, the Yemeni army flexed its muscles to the Saudi aggressing coalition by unveiling new missiles.

Marjorie Cohn (2022-09-21). States Need Constitutional Amendments to Protect Abortion From Right-Wing Judges. truthout.org Since the right-wing majority of the Supreme Court held in In 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court established in

UFCLP (2022-09-21). Saturday 10/1: Press Conf Keep Laguna Honda OPEN! Discharges = Deaths Say Labor, Community & Families. indybay.org Laguna Honda Hospital | (entrance in front of old building) | 375 Laguna Honda Blvd. | San Franciscco…

Chris Walker (2022-09-21). Migrants Tricked Into Martha's Vineyard Flight Sue DeSantis and Other Officials. truthout.org

Gareth Dale (2022-09-21). Liz Truss's Overturn of Fracking Ban in the UK Is Sparking Grassroots Resistance. truthout.org Britain will soon see the first license to drill for shale gas issued since 2019, when the practice was banned following a 2.9-Richter tremor at a fracking test well near Blackpool in Lancashire. | Overturning Britain's ban on fracking was one of the first initiatives announced this month by the incoming government under Tory leader Liz Truss. It belongs to a package of demand-and-supply interventions aimed at addressing the high price of gas. | The message from Downing Street is clear: This government will not seek to lessen the hold of fossil fuel corporations over citizens' lives by transitioning from hydrocar…

Safe Ag Safe Schools (2022-09-21). Tuesday 9/27: Stop Pesticide Secrecy in Monterey County. indybay.org 8: 30 AM at 1428 Abbott St. Salinas; 10 AM at 168 W Alisal, Salinas…

Tamara Pearson (2022-09-21). Does Mexico's wind industry deliver more dirty profits than clean energy? greenleft.org.au Almost all wind farms in Mexico are privately owned, typically by European and US transnational companies. While wind farms are touted as climate solutions, the profit-hungry companies are actually causing widespread damage to the regions they're based in, reports Tamara Pearson.

James Magnus-Johnston (2022-09-21). Pandemic and the Policy Roots of a Steady State Economy. indybay.org We are in the midst of a radical disruption and nurturing the roots of a just transition. Whichever way events unfold over the coming years, it's clear that returning to the pre-pandemic status quo is less realistic and more difficult than embracing the change that's well underway. James Magnus-Johnston is a PhD researcher at McGill University.

Victoria Law (2022-09-21). New York Prisons Are Blatantly Violating State Law Limiting Solitary Confinement. truthout.org New York advocates fought for eight years to limit solitary confinement in the state's jails and prisons. They rallied at the state capitol, lobbied lawmakers, built a mock solitary confinement cell to drum up public support, and even On March 31, 2021, they rejoiced when New York passed the Humane Alternatives to Long-Term Solitary Confinement (HALT)

____ (2022-09-21). General Debate of UN General Assembly opens. ecns.cn The General Debate of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly opened on Tuesday with the theme of "A watershed moment: transformative solutions to interlocking challenges."

Madison Park Tenants Council (2022-09-21). Monday 9/19: Vulcan Tenants Defend Rent Control Before RAP Board. indybay.org Join Zoom Meeting | us02web.zoom.us/j/87047860266?pwd=MHNFd2… | Meeting ID: 870 4786 0266 | Passcode: 892339 | Or | Dial from your location | +1669 900 9128 US {San Jose) | Meeting ID: 870 4786 0266…

WSWS (2022-09-21). Australia: Rail union cancels plan to turn off fare collection machines. wsws.org The Rail, Tram and Bus Union is forcing New South Wales rail workers to vote again on whether to proceed with the token "action," amid renewed threats from the state government.

Staff (2022-09-21). Japanese man sets himself on fire over Abe's state funeral. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN (MNA) — A man has set himself on fire near the Japanese prime minister's Tokyo office in an apparent protest over the government's plans to hold a state funeral for former leader Shinzo Abe later this month, Japanese media reported.

Comfort Women Justice Coalition (2022-09-21). Saturday 9/24: 5th Anniversary Celebration of the SF Bay Area "Comfort Women" Memorial. indybay.org St. Mary's Square (651 California St, SF)…

KQED Live (2022-09-21). Wednesday 10/5: KQED Live – San Francisco Mayor London Breed. indybay.org The Commons, KQED Headquarters | 2601 Mariposa Street | San Francisco, CA 94110…

Ralph Nader (2022-09-21). Who Will Liberate Our Tweens From These Corporate Tentacles? commondreams.org The open floodgates of direct marketing of anything and everything to kids has become a half-trillion-dollar annual business. We must fight back.

Karen Dolan (2022-09-21). Data Reveals Poverty Is a Political Choice. commondreams.org New data from the U.S. Census Bureau reveals that there were a whopping 45 million fewer Americans in poverty in 2021 than in 2020.

Sharon Zhang (2022-09-21). Philadelphia Home Depot Workers File to Form Company's First-Ever Retail Union. truthout.org Retail workers at a Home Depot in Philadelphia The filing covers 274 employees, according to the National Labor Relations Bo…

WSWS (2022-09-21). Unions sabotage struggle against 3,600 layoffs at Mercedes in Brazil. wsws.org Silva's statements that one must accept the massive layoffs or face "the worst" show that the union is working with the company to suppress opposition.

____ (2022-09-21). Pres. Raeisi congratulates Armenia on National Day. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN (MNA) — Iranian President seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi felicitated Armenia's National Day in separate messages to the country's president and prime minister.

Joe Sims (2022-09-21). CPUSA leader: Democracy itself is on the ballot this November. peoplesworld.org The following is adapted from a report presented by Communist Party USA Co-Chair Joe Sims at the party's National Committee meeting, Sept. 18, 2022. Watch a video of his remarks here. In just a few weeks, voters will decide who controls Congress. Will it be those who outlawed abortion, blocked voting rights, and now want to …

UNRWA USA (2022-09-21). Saturday 10/1: 2022 Bay Area Gaza 5K. indybay.org Duck Pond, Coyote Point Park, San Mateo, California…

____ (2022-09-21). Iraqi fighter jets launch airstrikes on ISIL positions. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN (MNA) — Iraqi news sources on Wednesday announced the successful airstrikes of Iraqi fighter jets on ISIL Takfiri positions in Hamreen mountain range.

____ (2022-09-21). Opium dating back to 14th century BC found in Israel. ecns.cn Opium traces have been discovered in vessels used in burial rituals by the ancient Canaanites in Israel, providing one of the world's earliest evidences of use of the drug.

____ (2022-09-21). Chinese FM proposes further implementing Global Development Initiative. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Tuesday hosted a ministerial meeting of the Group of Friends of the Global Development Initiative (GDI).

Will Bunch (2022-09-21). Fascist Fingers in the Air: Terrifying American Nightmare Unfolds at Trump Rally. commondreams.org A terrifying Trump rally in Ohio—punctuated by a dictatorial rant backed by QAnon-associated music—highlights an alarming GOP turn.

____ (2022-09-21). Chinese FM meets with former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in New York on Monday.

____ (2022-09-21). Universal Beijing Resort marks first anniversary with surging visits. ecns.cn Universal Beijing Resort celebrated its first anniversary on Tuesday, and despite the COVID-19 epidemic it has remained popular, with visits surging. It has also boosted consumption at surrounding hotels and restaurants.

WSWS (2022-09-21). Boil-water notice lifted in Jackson, Mississippi, but serious problems remain. wsws.org Since late July, the state's health department instructed the more than 1 ,000 residents of the state's capital to bring all water used for consumption, food preparation, and hygiene to a boil.

Staff (2022-09-21). President Raeisi's speech at UNGA focuses on "global justice" en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN (MNA) — President Ebrahim Raeisi of Iran delivered his speech at the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday during which he stressed Iran seeks justice in the world while emphasizing that its atomic program is totally peaceful.

Jessica Corbett (2022-09-21). Noting High Stakes of Midterms, Jayapal Says, 'Trump Is a Fascist. Period.'. zcomm.org "We have to reject this dangerous movement across the country in November—our democracy depends on it"

Ramon du Houx (2022-09-21). Beyond Oil & Gas Alliance urged to deliver on real climate leadership during Climate Week. indybay.org During Climate Week NYC, after a high level event organized by the Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance on the margins of the UN General Assembly in New York, civil society organizations launch a position paper urging the coalition and its members to deliver on commitments to promote a global phase out of oil and gas production, and turn aspirations into bold and ambitious climate action in line with equity, justice, and science. While CA had major laws passed this session, worldwide BOGA should do more to make the change we need to save the planet.

____ (2022-09-21). Taiwan earthquakes kill one, injure 170. ecns.cn The recent earthquakes that hit Taiwan's Hualien and Taitung have killed one and injured 170 people as of Tuesday, according to the earthquake response department in Taiwan.

Angela (2022-09-21). Saturday 9/17: Free virtual screening of the documentary film "Dear Mr. Tzabar" indybay.org

Staff (2022-09-21). Iran, Lebanon FMs review regional, intl. issues in New York. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister and his Lebanese counterpart discussed important regional and international issues on the sidelines of the meeting of the UN General Assembly in New York.

Julia Conley (2022-09-21). Alleging 'Staggering' Fraud, New York AG Sues Trump and 3 of His Children. commondreams.org "There aren't two sets of laws for people in this nation: Former presidents must be held to the same standards as everyday Americans," said Letitia James.

Staff (2022-09-21). 11 schoolchildren killed in Myanmar air strike: UNICEF. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN (MNA) — At least 11 schoolchildren died in an air strike on a Myanmar village, according to the United Nations children's agency, an attack the country's junta said targeted rebels hiding in the area.

WSWS (2022-09-21). More Australian mask mandates lifted as continuing mass deaths and Long-COVID hidden. wsws.org While governments proclaim the pandemic over, data reveals massive excess deaths, more than 1, 0 children who have lost a parent and a Long-COVID epidemic crippling a large proportion of the workforce.

Jake Johnson (2022-09-21). Sanders Says GOP Plot to Tank Student Debt Relief Will 'Hurt Them Politically'. commondreams.org "I have the radical idea that good policy is good politics," said Sen. Bernie Sanders. "And it is good policy to cancel student debt in this country."

Brett Wilkins (2022-09-21). More Than 1,000 Teamsters Rally Outside Amazon's Seattle Headquarters. truthout.org

Julia Conley (2022-09-21). Majority of Republican Voters Say US Should Be Declared a 'Christian Nation'. commondreams.org More than 60% of GOP voters supported codifying Christian nationalism even as they said the U.S. Constitution does not support such a declaration.

Staff (2022-09-21). Iran ready to host dialogue meeting between divine religions. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN (MNA) — Iranian President in a meeting with religious leaders announced the readiness of the Islamic Republic to host a meeting of dialogue between divine religions.

Staff (2022-09-21). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Wednesday,.

Center for Biological Diversity (2022-09-21). Lawsuit Aims to Protect West Coast Fisher. indybay.org Rare Forest Carnivore Threatened by Logging, Climate Change, Poison…

Mobilization for Reproductive Justice-SF (2022-09-21). Saturday 10/1: Rosie Jimenez, Presente! Community Speak Out. indybay.org 24th and Mission street BART Plaza | Look for the National Mobilization for Reproductive Justice Banner-see photo below…

WSWS (2022-09-21). The White House intervention to block rail strike and the political issues confronting railroad workers. wsws.org When a movement of the working class gets underway, there will be Hell to pay, and the sweep of that movement could assume revolutionary dimensions. With the help of the unions, they are determined to prevent, or at least to delay, this as long as possible.

Lucine kasbarian (2022-09-21). The Shield of Pan-Turkism. indybay.org Armenia is the linchpin standing in the way of a Pan-Turkic empire.

____ (2022-09-21). Chinese, Malian FMs agree to deepen mutually beneficial cooperation. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Malian Foreign Minister Abdoulaye Diop agreed to deepen mutually beneficial cooperation during their meeting on Tuesday on the sidelines of the ongoing 77th session of the UN General Assembly.

Staff (2022-09-21). Turkish army renews attacks on Iraq's Duhok. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN (MNA) — A security source announced that Turkish fighter jets once again targeted Amadiya city in the north of Iraq's Dohuk province.

Staff (2022-09-21). Al Nusra terrorists target Syria de-escalation zone 4 times. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN (MNA) — Al Nusra terrorists targeted Syria's de-escalation zone four times in the last 24 hours with heavy bullets.

Hamilton Nolan (2022-09-21). Independent Unions Are Great—And Proof of Labor's Broken Institutions. zcomm.org The inspiring wave of independent labor organizing also represents the failure of existing unions…

Brenda Norrell (2022-09-21). Standing Rock Rattled Legislators into Backdoor Deal: Prison for Peaceful Protesters. indybay.org

Staff (2022-09-21). Iran calls on ICJ to condemn US for HR, intl. laws violations. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN (MNA) — Iran's representative to the International Court of Justice in the Hague called for US government condemnation for human rights violations against Iran and its people and demanded compensation.

Areeba Shah (2022-09-21). Far-right "constitutional sheriffs" now turn to hunting "fraud" in midterm elections. zcomm.org Right-wing sheriff guru: "We will not let happen what happened in 2020." To voting rights groups, it's a threat…

____ (2022-09-21). Politicization of human rights denounced. ecns.cn Experts at an online human rights event called for eliminating the negative impact of the politicization of human rights and promoting the healthy development of international human rights causes through cooperation and dialogue.

Staff (2022-09-21). Demand for guarantees quite reasonable given US' record. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN (MNA) — Stating that the current US administration claims to oppose the previous one's decisions, the Iranian President said, "We have not yet seen practical and serious behaviour that is a sign of compensating for past behaviour."

____ (2022-09-21). Chinese, Venezuelan FMs meet on sidelines of UNGA session. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met Tuesday with Venezuelan Foreign Minister Carlos Faria on the sidelines of the ongoing 77th session of the UN General Assembly.

____ (2022-09-21). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN (MNA) — Mehr news agency takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Wednesday,.

Families United For Equity (2022-09-21). Monday 9/19: DDS / Regional Center Protest. indybay.org Department of Developmental Services (DDS) | 1215 O Street | Sacramento, Ca…

WSWS (2022-09-21). CDC report: More than 80 percent of US maternal deaths are preventable. wsws.org More than four out of five maternal deaths in the United States are preventable, a shocking figure that has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Staff (2022-09-21). Revenues from oil exports to Lebanon fully received by Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN (MNA) — The Iranian oil minister said Wednesday that Iran has been exporting petroleum products to Lebanon since last year, and since then, the money from those exports has been fully received.

Staff (2022-09-21). Political process in Iraq to lead to formation of strong gov. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN (MNA) — Iranian President expressed hope that the understanding of the Iraqi parties and the acceleration of the political process will lead to the formation of a powerful government in Iraq.

Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney (2022-09-21). 1993-The Year Spike Lee Came To North Richmond, California. indybay.org

WSWS (2022-09-21). Demand immediate strike action at Michigan Medicine. wsws.org The rally and protest at the University of Michigan Board of Regents meeting on Thursday is the latest diversion by the MNA-UMPNC aimed at preventing Michigan Medicine nurses from uniting with other sections of the working class to fight intolerable conditions at the hospital in Ann Arbor.

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