2022-11-15: News Headlines

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-15). Report: US Tells Ukraine Talks Don't Need to Happen After Milley's Comments. news.antiwar.com According to a report from POLITICO, the Biden administration has been reassuring Ukraine that peace talks with Russia don't need to happen anytime soon after Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley said this winter will provide an opportunity for diplomacy. Milley said last week that Russia and Ukraine might recognize that …

Anonymous103 (2022-11-15). Kiev Continues Attacks On Civilians On Russian Territories. southfront.org The Ukrainian war is ongoing on the front lines as well as in the regions where are no battles but the lives of civilians are threatened. The Armed Forces of Ukraine continue shelling the regions that went out of control of the Kiev regime and Russian border regions, targeting civilian facilities. | Over the past day, Ukrainian artillery shelled houses and civilian facilities in the villages of Borki, Kozinka, Shchigorevka and Leninsky in the Belgorod region. The attacks resulted in no civil…

Staff (2022-11-15). Canada provides another half-billion in military aid to Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Interfax-UkraineNovember 14, 2022 Canada allocating $ 0 mln of military aid to Ukraine, imposing sanctions on 23 Russian individuals Canada will impose sanctions on another 23 Russian citizens over human rights violations, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's website said on Monday. *** Trudeau also announced a $ 0-million military aid package for Ukraine, which will be used to …

Staff (2022-11-15). EU has delivered $8 billion in arms for Ukraine war, 45% of U.S. total. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azeri Press AgencyNovember 14, 2022 Europeans have delivered weapons and equipment worth 8 bln euros to Kyiv, EU says The European Union and its member states have provided weapons and military equipment worth at least eight billion euros ($8.27 billion) to Ukraine, the bloc's top diplomat said on Monday…. This sum amounts to about 45% …

Anonymous103 (2022-11-15). U.S. Now Has Spent $60B for Ukraine's War. southfront.org | Written by On October 11th, the Kiel Institute for World Economy's "Ukraine Support Tracker" headlined The US has again significantly expanded its pledges of support for Ukraine in recent weeks. European countries, on the other hand, have made only a few new ple…

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-15). US Looking to Send Weapons From Its Own Military Stockpiles to Taiwan. news.antiwar.com The Washington Post reported Sunday that Congress drafted a plan with input from the White House to authorize $1 billion in military aid for Taiwan annually under the presidential drawdown authority, which allows the US to ship weapons directly from Pentagon stockpiles. The US has employed this authority to arm Ukraine, and the bulk of …

____ (2022-11-15). World's population projected to reach 8 bln. ecns.cn The global population is projected to reach 8 billion on Tuesday, said the World Population Prospects 2022: Summary of Results, published by the United Nations (UN).

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-15). CIA Director Burns Meets With Russian Spy Chief in Ankara. news.antiwar.com CIA Director William Burns met with the head of Russia's Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) in Ankara, Turkey, on Monday, marking the highest-level face-to-face meeting between US and Russian officials since the February 24 invasion of Ukraine. The unannounced meeting was first revealed by media reports and later confirmed by the Kremlin, which said the talks …

____ (2022-11-14). Chinese, U.S. presidents reach agreements on bilateral ties, discuss Ukraine issue. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday reached a series of agreements on maintaining bilateral dialogue and coordination in various fields, and exchanged views on Ukraine issue.

Staff (2022-11-15). NATO advanced-generation warplanes fly over Bulgarian cities. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NoviniteNovember 14, 2022 Spanish "Eurofighter" Jets will Fly over various Bulgarian Cities Today and tomorrow, Spanish "Eurofighter" fighters jets will fly over civil and military airports in the regions of Sofia, Plovdiv, Burgas and the village of Bezmer, Yambol region. The Ministry of Defense notes that these are reconnaissance flights. Six Spanish planes arrived on …

Infobrics (2022-11-15). Russia Is India's Most Reliable Partner since Independence: ORF Survey. infobrics.org Russia is India's most reliable partner since the country gained independence in 1947, according to a survey by the New Delhi-based think tank Observer Research Foundation (ORF) with 43 per cent of the respondents pitching for Moscow…

Infobrics (2022-11-15). Growing Trade Between Russia and India Opens a New Era for Silk Road. infobrics.org The surge in trade between the two countries made Russia the country's seventh largest trade partner, rising from 25th place with a total trade turnover of $13.1 billion in 2021…

Caitlin Johnstone (2022-11-15). Thoughts That Should Probably Occur More Often. thealtworld.com Listen to a reading of this article: | I wonder if my own government is being truthful about its actions in that part of the world? | I wonder if my own government is in the wrong on this issue? | I wonder if the news media are telling the truth right now? | I wonder if the news media tell the truth about things generally? | I wonder if the "Evil Dictators versus Virtuous Liberal Democracies" framework I've been taught by teachers, pundits and politicians is the most accurate lens through which to view world events? | Could I have been deceived about the way my government operates, at home and abroad? | Is it…

Anonymous103 (2022-11-15). Ukrainian Army Lost Up To 1,400 Servicemen In Battle For Pavlovka In Ugledar Region Russian MoD. southfront.org On November 15, the Russian Ministry of Defense revealed Ukrainian losses during the battle for Pavlovka located south of Ugledar….

Federico Fuentes (2022-11-15). Ukraine: Peace in Donbas 'requires the complete withdrawal of Russian armed forces'. greenleft.org.au Ukrainian socialist Hanna Perekhoda discusses Russia's relationship with Ukraine, the role of language in the conflict and the realities of the Donbas.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). Moscow opposes US hunting for Russians in countries. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — The United States does not stop hunting for Russians in third countries, and such a practice is unacceptable for Russia, Russian Ambassador Anatoly Antonov told reporters.

____ (2022-11-15). Xi says China supports African Union to join G20. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping said here Tuesday that China supports the African Union to join the Group of 20 when addressing the G20 summit.

Anonymous103 (2022-11-15). Russian Military Reportedly Destroyed Large Energy Infrastructure Facility In Kherson Region. southfront.org During the Russian withdrawal from from the right bank of the Dnieper River in the Kherson region, the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation destroyed a large energy infrastructure facility that supplied part of the right bank and the Mykolaiv region with electricity. | According to the head of Ukrenergo, the facility was heavily damaged."The power facility, which provided power supply to the entire right bank of the Kherson region and a significant part of the Mykolaiv region, was practicall…

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). Iran, Russia enjoy common determination to end Afghan crisis. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — Referring to his meeting with the Russian envoy to Tehran, the Special envoy of the Iranian President for Afghanistan said that Iran and Russia have a common determination to end the Afghan crisis.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). 'Shameless EU' backs terror groups: analyst. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — A senior political analyst has reacted to the European Union's new sanctions that targeted a number of Iranian individuals and entities, calling the bloc shameless.

Miko Peled (2022-11-15). Kahanist Extremists To Take Power in New Israeli Government. mintpressnews.com During his previous terms in office, Benjamin Netanyahu oversaw some of the most brutal attacks on Gaza, attacks that caused thousands of civilian casualties. He was also indicted on corruption charges, and yet enough Israelis found him suitable to return to…

Tamara Nassar (2022-11-15). Israel kills nine Palestinians so far in November. electronicintifada.net 2022 is the deadliest year on a monthly average since records began.

Prof Michael Hudson (2022-11-15). El Nuevo Orden de Estados Unidos y la posición de Alemania. globalizacion.ca Este es el contexto de la lucha de hoy en Ucrania: La guerra es simplemente el primer paso de una lucha que posiblemente dure unos 20 años. Lo que se juega Washington en Ucrania es cómo evitar que el mundo…

_____ (2022-11-15). Why Does the Queen of the EU Really Demand Our Solidarity? journal-neo.org No, she's not simply an idiot. Nor do the Hansiatic elites consider us to be so stupid. The nuclear dystopia or frozen future we may all soon experience is all about economics. So, they have us over a barrel, so to speak. Since they control the distribution of energy, which is the only true measure …

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-11-15). VIDEO (Spanish): The Dangers of Nuclear War. youtu.be

Speak Up Act Up (2022-11-15). On the SF Peninsula, Creative Protest to Defuse Nuclear War. indybay.org Right now is the closest the world has been to a nuclear war since the Cuban Missile Crisis. Elderly activists, joined by a few younger folks, recalled those days and protested during a long weekend of national action.

Diablo Rising Tide (2022-11-15). Thursday 12/8: The Case Against Nuclear Power w/ author Joshua Frank. indybay.org 518 Valencia. In the Mission. Just a couple of blocks up from 16th st/Mission BART.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). German FM reiterates claims on Iran nuclear program. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock reiterated the stance of the West against the Islamic Republic of Iran.

John Saxe-Fernández (2022-11-15). VIDEO: øTercera Guerra Mundial? Riesgos existenciales. globalizacion.ca A 60 años de la crisis de los misiles en Cuba —27 de octubre de 1962, el llamado "sábado negro"—, documentos inéditos revelan lo cerca que estuvo el mundo de la catástrofe nuclear. Según testimonios recién revelados, el comandante de…

Staff (2022-11-15). Cuba y el Comité de la Cruz Roja inician ronda de diálogos políticos. cubadebate.cu Este martes inició en La Habana la VIII edición de los Diálogos Políticos de Alto Nivel entre el Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de Cuba y el Comité Internacional de la Cruz Roja. El evento propiciará el intercambio de visiones sobre la universalización del Tratado sobre la Prohibición de las Armas Nucleares y el resultado exitoso de su Primera Reunión de Estados Partes, las operaciones en el ciberespacio y el espacio ultraterrestre.

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-11-15). More Investment, Less Interference: How China Is Moving Into 'Washington's Hemisphere'. orinocotribune.com By Timur Fomenko Nov 10, 2022 | After decades of abuse by the US, some Latin American countries seem to find Beijing's approach attractive | As a Forbes article, published on Monday, sets out, China's "list of Latin American inroads is long and striking" and "Washington has yet to manage much of a response." It goes on to note that in the 21 years that have passed since China joined the World Trade Organization (WTO), "Chinese trade with Latin America has increased at a striking 31% annual rate on average to the equivalent of about $4 billion a year." | China is now "South America's largest trading partner…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-15). China is Not an Enemy of Africa. libya360.wordpress.com (Playlist of the complete interview) If the West really thinks China helping Africa to gain influence is a bad thing, the best thing it can do is help Africa even more. President of the Socialist Party of Zambia, Fred M'membe, and the convener of the Socialist Movement of Ghana, Kyeretwie Opoku share with us an…

____ (2022-11-15). China sees 5.6% urban unemployment rate over past 10 months: data. ecns.cn China's average urban unemployment rate over the past 10 months was 5.6 percent, according to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday.

____ (2022-11-15). China's surveyed urban unemployment rate at 5.5 pct in October. ecns.cn China's surveyed urban unemployment rate stood at 5.5 percent in October, flat from the September level, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Tuesday.

____ (2022-11-15). China launches Yaogan-34 remote sensing satellite. ecns.cn China successfully sent a new remote sensing satellite of the Yaogan-34 series into space from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China at 9: 38 a.m. (Beijing Time) on Tuesday.

____ (2022-11-15). China Life: Chinese climber awarded Champion for Peace. ecns.cn

____ (2022-11-15). (100 great changes) Loveliest business card of China: giant panda. ecns.cn Before the National Day in 2022, 13 baby pandas born this year at Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding formed the shape of "73", celebrating the 73rd anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.

____ (2022-11-15). China's industrial output up 5 pct in October. ecns.cn China's value-added industrial output, an important economic indicator, went up 5 percent year on year in October, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Tuesday.

____ (2022-11-15). Rime turns Jilin city to a winter wonderland. ecns.cn Crystal-clear icicles hang on trees along the banks of Songhua River, covering the landscape in a palette of silver and white, a typical but unique winter scene in Jilin City, northeast China's Jilin Province, Nov. 15, 2022.

Anand Naidoo (2022-11-15). The Heat: Xi-Biden Meeting. america.cgtn.com The leaders of China and the United States meet to ease tension between the two countries. What could this mean for the bilateral relationship? Chinese President Xi Jinping met with his U.S. counterpart, Joe Biden, for about three hours, in Bali, Indonesia. It was their …

____ (2022-11-15). They Say: China's strategy on climate adaptation lauded. ecns.cn

WSWS (2022-11-15). Biden pledges to "manage" economic war with China. wsws.org US president Joe Biden had his first face-to-face meeting with Chinese president Xi Jinping since his inauguration, pledging to "manage" the United States' trade war with China, which he referred to as "competition."

____ (2022-11-15). China's retail sales up 0.6 pct in first 10 months. ecns.cn China's retail sales of consumer goods went up 0.6 percent year on year in the first 10 months, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Tuesday.

____ (2022-11-15). Xinjiang's cotton harvest has largely completed, with mechanization rate hitting 95%: local newspaper. ecns.cn The cotton harvest in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has largely completed, with above 90 percent of regional cotton having been picked, the Xinjiang Daily reported on Tuesday.

____ (2022-11-14). China's policies open, transparent with clearly stated strategic intentions, Xi says. ecns.cn The domestic and foreign policies of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and the Chinese government are open and transparent, with clearly stated and transparent strategic intentions and great continuity and stability.

____ (2022-11-15). China Life: Triumph in the sky. ecns.cn

____ (2022-11-15). China sends Yaogan-34 03 remote sensing satellite into space. ecns.cn A Long March-4C rocket, carrying Yaogan-34 03 satellite blasts off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China, Nov. 15, 2022.

____ (2022-11-14). Meetings set to boost global governance. ecns.cn As leaders of the world's largest economies convene in Bali and Bangkok this month, officials and analysts have predicted that Asia, especially East Asia and China, will play a greater role in championing improved global governance.

____ (2022-11-15). China's fixed-asset investment up 5.8 pct in first 10 months. ecns.cn China's fixed-asset investment went up 5.8 percent year on year in the first 10 months of this year, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Tuesday.

____ (2022-11-15). China's envoy urges developed countries to 'make pie bigger' on climate finance. ecns.cn China's climate envoy on Monday urged developed countries to fulfill their promises and "make the pie bigger" on climate finance at the ongoing UN climate conference.

____ (2022-11-14). AI gaining more ground in China. ecns.cn Artificial intelligence, a key technology for driving digital transformation, is playing an increasingly vital role in accelerating China's push for industrial upgrading and promoting the in-depth integration of the digital economy and real economy.

____ (2022-11-15). Foxconn Zhengzhou strives to recruit workers after COVID-19 disrupts production. ecns.cn Foxconn Technology Group in central China's Zhengzhou, the world's largest iPhone factory, is sparing no efforts to retain and recruit workers after a new round of COVID-19 disrupted production at the plant.

____ (2022-11-14). State weapons contractors capitalize on growing global market for munitions. ecns.cn An exhibitor introduces a YS-101 series loitering munition to visitors at the 14th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, this month.

____ (2022-11-14). Xi, Biden hold candid, in-depth exchange of views on bilateral ties, major global issues. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart, Joe Biden, had a candid and in-depth exchange of views here on Monday on issues of strategic importance in China-U.S. relations and on major global and regional issues.

____ (2022-11-15). Impact of COVID-19 on Chinese market sales short-term, external: official. ecns.cn China's market sales will go through the impact brought by the epidemic, but it is generally short-term and external, and the recovery of consumption enjoys more favorable conditions now, said a spokesperson for the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Tuesday.

____ (2022-11-15). CNPC's Mozambique site yields first LNG shipment, advances green goals. ecns.cn The export of the first cargo shipment of China National Petroleum Corp's liquefied natural gas project in Mozambique will not only increase diversification of energy supplies, but also support a just and sustainable energy transition, said an analyst.

____ (2022-11-15). World's largest all-terrain crane completes first lifting. ecns.cn The world's largest all-terrain crane completed its first lifting at an onshore wind power project in east China's Shandong Province on Monday, according to its developer — the Chinese machinery giant Xuzhou Construction Machinery Group (XCMG).

WSWS (2022-11-15). Chinese translation of "A call to youth throughout the world: Build a mass movement to stop the Ukraine war!" wsws.org The translation of the IYSSE statement is of critical relevance to workers and young people throughout China and millions of others internationally who also read Chinese. We urge readers to share it widely.

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-11-15). Argentina obtiene de China fondos para reservas y obras. telesurtv.net Argentina y China amplían swap con 5.000 millones de dólares…

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-11-15). China pide a EE.UU. trabajar juntos para mayor prosperidad del mundo. telesurtv.net El presidente chino dijo que estaba listo para trabajar con su homólogo estadounidense para que las relaciones entre ambas naciones vuelvan a la senda del crecimiento saludable y estable.

Staff (2022-11-15). La Unión Europea aspira a "reequilibrar las relaciones" con China. cubadebate.cu La Unión Europea aspira a desarrollar las relaciones con China, pero quiere disminuir su dependencia del país asiático en los ámbitos cruciales para el bloque europeo, señaló este martes en la cumbre del Grupo de los 20 el jefe del Consejo Europeo, Charles Michel, citado por South China Morning Post.

Staff (2022-11-15). Ingenieros de China completan la red de telescopios más grande del mundo (+ Fotos). cubadebate.cu Se trata del conjunto de radio telescopios más grande del mundo para estudiar las erupciones en la atmósfera exterior del Sol. El observatorio construido en los últimos tres años, a un costo de 14 millones de dólares, ayudará a los investigadores a estudiar cómo las erupciones es afectan las condiciones alrededor de la Tierra.

TeleSUR, mcs, JCM (2022-11-15). China insta a cesar sanciones sobre cooperación tecnocientífica. telesurtv.net Xi Jinping pidió también a las instituciones financieras internacionales y a los acreedores comerciales que hagan esfuerzos para reducir las deudas de los países en desarrollo.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-11-15). Presidente de Indonesia inaugura la Cumbre del G20 en Bali. telesurtv.net En este marco, el presidente de China, Xi Jinping, y el de Francia, Emmanuel Macron, sostuvieron una cita bilateral este martes.

Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J. S. Davies (2022-11-15). "Congressional Amendment Opens Floodgates for War Profiteers and a Major Ground War on Russia" dissidentvoice.org Senators Inhofe and Reed from the Senate Armed Services Committee Photo credit: AP If the powerful leaders of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Senators Jack Reed (D) and Jim Inhofe (R), have their way, Congress will soon invoke wartime emergency powers to build up even greater stockpiles of Pentagon weapons. The amendment is supposedly designed …

Cynthia Papermaster (2022-11-15). Thursday 12/1: CODEPINK Co-Founder Medea Benjamin in conversation with Mickey Huff, Project Censored. indybay.org Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar St., Berkeley…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-15). The Geopolitics of Famine. libya360.wordpress.com Scott Ritter Most geopolitical analysts can agree that the Russian invasion of Ukraine has detrimentally impacted the global economy. This is especially true when it comes to food security, with supplies disrupted, prices skyrocketing, and shortages created that run the risk of causing famine. The US and European Union have accused Russia of "weaponizing food"…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-15). How the UN Resolution on Ukraine Could Be Used to Demand Reparations from the Golden Billion. libya360.wordpress.com Andrew Korybko The Pandora's Box that was just opened also creates the precedent for the majority of humanity across the Global South whose countries were previously colonized by the Golden Billion's to create their own such reparation registers and mechanisms. Just like the US will likely form its own so-called "coalitions of the willing" to…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-15). EU Countries Decide to Create Their Own Rapid Response Force. libya360.wordpress.com Olivier Renault A European military unit — the rapid response force — must, in the future, specialize in evacuation and stabilization. The operational availability of this new military force is planned for 2025. A first mission could ensure a future cease-fire in Ukraine, ensures Die Welt. But, it is under the political and military command…

Editor (2022-11-15). Collapsed cryptocurrency exchange FTX had ties to Ukrainian government, WEF, and top Biden adviser. mronline.org FTX had some eye-opening connections to powerful entities and individuals around the world before it all came crashing down.

Eva Bartlett (2022-11-15). Using American HIMARs, Ukraine Shelled a Cultural Building in Gorlovka, Destroying the Roof and Theatre. ingaza.wordpress.com On November 12, using American HIMARs (according to DPR military experts), Ukraine fired two shells directly at a cultural building in the DPR's northern city of Gorlovka, destroying parts of the roof and the theatre hall within. [See my video here] Built in 1951, the Shakhtar Palace of Culture was formerly a movie theatre and…

Kyle Anzalone (2022-11-15). Ukraine Plans to Create 'Israel-Like' Arms Industry to Produce NATO-Caliber Weapons. globalresearch.ca

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-15). Russia Denies Reports That Its Missiles Crossed Into Poland. news.antiwar.com Russia's Defense Ministry on Tuesday denied reports that its missiles crossed into Poland, calling the accusation a "deliberate provocation." Russia launched a massive missile barrage across Ukraine on Tuesday, and a US intelligence source told The Associated Press that Russian missiles hit Poland, killing two people, although the Pentagon said it could not corroborate the …

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). Countries realizing Washington provoked Ukraine conflict. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has stated that despite US claims made at the G20 Summit, other countries are coming to realize the fact that the Ukraine conflict had been provoked by Washington.

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-15). White House Asks Congress for $37.7 Billion in New Ukraine Aid. news.antiwar.com The White House on Tuesday asked Congress to approve $37.7 billion in new aid for Ukraine, which would bring total US spending on the war to about $105 billion. According to The Hill, the request includes $21.7 billion in military aid for Ukraine and to replenish US military stockpiles that have been sent to the …

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). US studying how to modify Gray Eagle drone. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — According to US officials, Washington is looking into modifications to the Gray Eagle drone as Ukrainian demand grows.

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-15). Zelensky Tells 'G19' Leaders Not to Ask Ukraine to Compromise. news.antiwar.com Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Tuesday addressed the summit of G20 leaders in Indonesia via video link and told the group not to ask Ukraine to compromise to reach a peace deal with Russia. Zelensky referred to the group as the "G19" in a snub aimed at Russia, as Moscow is a member of the …

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-15). G20 Struggles to Reach Consensus on Ukraine War. news.antiwar.com At the Group of 20 (G20) summit in Bali, Indonesia, members are struggling to reach a consensus on the war in Ukraine. The US and its Western allies are pushing for a condemnation of Russia in a joint statement, but that is extremely unlikely as Russia is a member of G20, and so are other …

South Front (2022-11-15). Video: Amid Russian Retreat in Kherson Region, Ukrainian Offensive Operations Continue. globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-15). Who are the Ukrainian Integral Nationalists ? libya360.wordpress.com Thierry Meyssan Who knows the history of the Ukrainian "integral nationalists", "Nazis" according to the terminology of the Kremlin? It begins during the First World War, continues during the Second, the Cold War and continues today in modern Ukraine. Many documents have been destroyed and modern Ukraine forbids under penalty of imprisonment to mention their…

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). About 100 missiles fired at cities across Ukraine: report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — Russia fired "around 100 missiles" at cities across Ukraine on Tuesday, according to Yurii Ihnat, spokesperson for the Ukrainian Air Force command, media reported…

Ramzy Baroud (2022-11-15). For Lula's Victory to Matter: A Proposal for a Unified Palestinian Foreign Policy. dissidentvoice.org Palestinians and their supporters are justified in celebrating the election victory of the leftist presidential candidate, Luis Inacio Lula da Silva, in Brazil's runoff elections on October 30. But Lula's victory is incomplete and could ultimately prove ineffectual if not followed by a concrete and centralized Palestinian strategy. Lula has proven, throughout the years, to …

Infobrics (2022-11-15). US desperate for strategic security talks amid 'sinking' capabilities. infobrics.org Faced with the prospect of both regional and strategic rivals having similar (or greater) capabilities the US leadership is pushing the belligerent thalassocracy to seek strategic security talks, primarily with Russia.

Infobrics (2022-11-15). Outlawed Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people call on Erdogan to "de-occupy Crimea from Russia" infobrics.org Despite ambitions for territorial expansionism, Crimea is one step too far for Turkey.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). Russia firmly stopped attempts to undermine national security. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — The Russian president said that a number of countries are aggressively attempting to re-write history and weaken Moscow.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). CIA director, Russian counterpart hold meeting in Ankara. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — Head of media and communications in the Turkish presidency confirmed that Russian Foreign Intelligence Service Director Sergey Naryshkin and US Central Intelligence Agency Director William Burns held talks in Ankara on Monday.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). "All You Need to Know About Iran's Missiles, Drones" (+Video). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — National Iranian TV will air a documentary on the military achievements in the fields of drones and missiles dubbed "All You Need to Know About Iran'S Missile and Drone Industries," on Tuesday night.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). Syria army shoots down terrorist suicide drone near Idlib. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — News sources reported late Monday that the Syrian army shot down a terrorist suicide drone on the outskirts of Idlib, in northwestern Syria.

WSWS (2022-11-15). UK and France sign new repressive anti-immigration deal. wsws.org The deal finances a 40 percent an increase in the number of officers patrolling French beaches (from 200 to 300) and further use of high-tech equipment such as drones and night-vision cameras.

Paul Gregoire (2022-11-15). Greens senator Lidia Thorpe pushes Labor over sovereignty and Treaty. greenleft.org.au "In our negotiations with Labor, I've asked for their evidence that the Voice will not cede our sovereignty. To date, no one has responded to this request," Senator Lidia Thorpe told Paul Gregoire.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-11-15). Chilenos recuerdan asesinato por el Estado de Camilo Catrillanca. telesurtv.net Catrillanca fue asesinado por la espalda por efectivos de Carabineros de Chile al interior de la comunidad Temucuicui.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). Iran strongly condemns EU, UK sanctions. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry condemned the new sanctions of the European Union and the United Kingdom against the country.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). EU backs Iraq-based terrorists, condemns IRGC attack on them. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — The European Union has condemned the IRGC attacks on the positions of Iraqi Kurdistan-based terrorist groups.

Editor (2022-11-15). Imperialist powers abandon climate pledges at COP 27 summit. mronline.org According to a new study by Oxfam, 125 billionaires and their investments are responsible for more greenhouse gas emissions than countries such as France, Egypt or Argentina. One of these billionaires emits 393 million tonnes of CO2 a year, a million times more than any member of the lower 90 percent of society.

INDYRADIO (2022-11-15). Raytheon and Eli Lily Lose Billions on Twitter. indybay.org Shortly after Elon Musk decided to capitalize on the blue checkmark Twitter has used for "active, notable and authentic" accounts, billions of dollars worth of reputation was lost on Wall Street. Abuse of the "blue checkmark" by imposters brought corporate giants to their knees. You can provide anonymous feedback to Twitter about this debacle, via their help center.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). Global population to reach 8bn: UN says. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — The global population projects to reach eight billion people Tuesday, the United Nations says, in a historic milestone for humanity as the organization gives a look into what the future could look like.

Sohrab Ahmari (2022-11-15). Whatever Happened to the Antiwar Left? globalresearch.ca

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-15). Turkey Accuses US of Complicity in Istanbul Bombing That Killed 6. news.antiwar.com Turkey's interior minister on Monday rejected condolences from the US on a deadly bombing in Istanbul and suggested that Washington was complicit in the attack due to its support for Kurdish militant groups in northeast Syria. The bombing in Istanbul killed six people and wounded 81 others, and Turkey has accused a Syrian affiliate of …

WSWS (2022-11-15). Metroline bus drivers in London vote to strike, rejecting below-inflation pay offers. wsws.org Metroline drivers have delivered a massive strike vote, reaching more than 90 percent at every garage.

WSWS (2022-11-15). The crisis of bourgeois rule in Sri Lanka and the tasks of the SEP. wsws.org These remarks were delivered by Deepal Jayasekera to the Sixth National Congress of the Socialist Equality Party (Australia), held from September 24 to 27, 2022.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-15). Towards a Just Transition: Breaking with the Existing Order. libya360.wordpress.com Hamza Hamouchene, Ouafa Haddioui and Katie Sandwell The action proposed by world leaders, their advisors, and corporate lobbyists at the climate talks (COP27) in Egypt are neoliberal, market-based, and focused on preserving a racist and capitalist global order. Introducing a collection of papers on the climate emergency in North Africa, Hamza Hamouchene, Ouafa Haddioui and…

World Beyond War (2022-11-15). The USA's Military Empire: A Visual Database. World Beyond War. globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-11-15). Xi puts forward three-point proposal on global development. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday put forward a three-point proposal when addressing the G20 summit, saying that we need to promote a more inclusive, universally beneficial and resilient global development.

WSWS (2022-11-15). Pro-business frontman in Detroit schools awarded "Urban superintendent of the year" wsws.org Detroit public schools chief Nikolai Vitti was given the award by his fellow Democratic Party budget cutters and school privatizers…

Edward Hunt (2022-11-15). U.S. Focus on Great Power Competition Deters Climate Progress. fpif.org

WSWS (2022-11-15). Pseudo-left Québec Solidaire reacts to its election debacle by turning still further right. wsws.org Québec Solidaire's electoral setback, coming amid a wave of worker struggles, was the outcome of the sharp rightward turn it made in an attempt to convince the ruling class it should be accorded a greater role in establishment politics.

Who Watches… Y'know (2022-11-15). Berkeley PD Whistleblower Leads to Call in Delaying Confirmation of Police Chief. indybay.org An unnamed whistleblower, formerly from the ranks of the Berkeley Police Department, has come forward with allegations against department members and the interim police chief. The whistleblower has been in contact with the Police Accountability Board. The board is now asking Berkeley city council to delay the promotion of the interim police chief to permanent status.

____ (2022-11-15). Beijing braces after rise in COVID cases. ecns.cn The number of COVID-19 infections in Beijing has continued to trend upward in recent days, involving most districts, a senior official said on Monday.

WSWS (2022-11-15). New York Times warns right-wing political violence from within the US military and police "put the nation at risk" wsws.org Days after leading Times columnists David Brooks and Thomas Friedman published columns promoting the midterm election results as a "return to normalcy," the Times editorial board warned that the proliferation of "extremists" in American police departments and the US military, "put the nation at risk."

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). Iran taken important steps towards sustainable development. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — "Despite illegal sanctions, Iran has taken important steps towards sustainable development," Ali Salajegheh, the chief of Iran's Department of Environment told the 27th annual UN meeting on climate, COP27, in Egypt.

____ (2022-11-14). Fine-tuned anti-virus measures expected to boost economic activity. ecns.cn More precise COVID-19 containment is expected to buffer the downward pressures on the Chinese economy by minimizing disruptions to economic activity while avoiding large-scale waves of infection, economists said on Monday.

Norman Solomon (2022-11-15). Biden Made It Harder for Democrats to Win. He'd Be an Albatross on the 2024 Ticket. indybay.org His approval ratings are far below the public's positivity toward the Democratic Party…

Staff (2022-11-15). Museo del Ron Havana Club galardonado con "Oscar del turismo", el World Travel Awards 2022. cubadebate.cu Para conocer la historia del ron en Cuba, desde sus inicios por 1493 hasta hoy, es una visita obligada la mansión colonial San Pedro 262, en el Casco Histórico de La Habana. Allí, desde el año 2000, radica el Museo del Ron Havana Club. La instalación representa una atractiva propuesta turística, tanto así que recientemente recibió el conocido "Oscar del turismo", el World Travel Awards 2022.

Animal Liberation Press Office (2022-11-15). 'Grupo de Respuesta Animal' Burns Meat Packing Plant (Chile). indybay.org Received anonymously October 26, 2022: "Most of all I regret my restraint, because regardless of the damage we caused to those businesses, if those farms are still open, if even one animal was left behind, then it wasn't enough. I do not intend to rid myself of the consequences of these acts by begging for mercy or appealing to the conscience of the room, because if this system had a conscience I would not be here, in my place would be all the butchers, vivisectors and fur farmers around the world." –Peter Young, vegan straight edge warrior of the Animal Liberation Front.

Staff (2022-11-15). Elden Ring y God of War Ragnarà∂k encabezan las nominaciones de los Game Awards 2022. cubadebate.cu Finalmente se han dado a conocer los nominados de la próxima edición de los Game Awards, la cual se desarrollará el próximo 8 de diciembre. Como era de esperar, las nominaciones son lideradas por los juegos que más han dado que hablar este año, incluyendo a Elden Ring, Horizon Forbidden West y el recientemente lanzado God of War Ragnarok.

Brittani Banks (2022-11-15). Voting Booth in the 2022 Elections: A Roller Coaster for Democracy. independentmediainstitute.org By Steven Rosenfeld Voting Booth is a project of the Independent Media Institute. Voting Booth's coverage of the 2022 general election focused on what ended up mattering most to voters: casting a ballot that would be accurately counted and defending democracy's guardrails. Across America, voters rejected candidates who supported overturning past elections or gaming the …

Fight Back (2022-11-15). District Council candidate: 'Chicago police made me fear for my son's life'. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL – Kenya Franklin recalls her nephew's unjust beating by Chicago police in 2000. "It made me fear for my son's life." | With this experience, Franklin was petitioning at polling locations in Chicago's South Shore neighborhood on election day, November 8. She wants to get on the ballot in the upcoming municipal elections in February as a candidate for the Police District Council. | District Councils, created by the Empowering Communities for Public Safety (ECPS) ordinance and the movement to stop police crimes, are made of three elected community members in each of Chicago's 22 police districts. These c…

Infobrics (2022-11-15). Soft Power with a Chinese Specificity, Or How Beijing Is Gaining Influence in BRICS. infobrics.org Nowadays, the influence of states in the international arena is determined not only by their economic and political but also by their cultural potential. The question of alternative sources of resolution of various issues and conflicts is of particular relevance…

Mary Owen (2022-11-15). Rally supports striking Reserve Roastery workers. workers.org New York City The sidewalk was packed Nov. 10 as union, student and community supporters rallied in solidarity with striking Starbucks workers outside the company's Reserve Roastery in Manhattan. Since the Roastery workers won their union election in April, they have faced workplace safety and health issues from mold in . . . |

Staff (2022-11-15). Sà£o Paulo Forum to Meet in Venezuela This Week. orinocotribune.com

Staff (2022-11-15). Tàºrkiye Rejects US Condolences After Terrorist Attack in Istanbul. orinocotribune.com This Monday, November 14, Turkish Interior Minister Sàºleyman Soylu harshly criticized Washington's official condolences for the terrorist attack carried out in Istanbul on Sunday, November 13, which left at least six dead and 81 injured. | Soylu pointed to the United States among the countries sending their condolences, adding that Ankara does not accept Washington's sentiments. "It seems to me that the condolences expressed by the US today could be evaluated as if the killer was one of the first to arrive at the scene of the terrorist attack," the minister stated to the press, "The response to this message…

Eva Bartlett (2022-11-15). Debunking Western Media's Latest Mariupol Mass Grave Hoax, By Actually Going to the Cemeteries in Question. ingaza.wordpress.com

Belgrade Forum (2022-11-15). Belgrade Forum's Appeal to Endorse Dialogue, Diplomacy and Detente as the Only Possible Path for Preventing a Global Conflict that Threatens the Future of Humanity. globalresearch.ca

Laura Osman (2022-11-15). 'Freedom Convoy' Did Not Pose Threat to the Security of Canada: CSIS Director. globalresearch.ca

Mickey Z. (2022-11-15). clowns to left of me, jokers to the right. dissidentvoice.org Through a series of events, a friend of mine who is VERY awake recently ended up having dinner in a mainstream restaurant that featured dozens of massive televisions. When she told me about it, I reflected on how all gyms today are like this, too. Here's my local Planet Fitness: This line of thought drove …

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-11-15). Advisor to Late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Speaks in 3 Wisconsin Cities. orinocotribune.com By Ryan Hamann Nov 7, 2022 | Milwaukee, WI — Dozthor Zurlent, a lifelong political activist and one-time advisor to the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, has been touring the U.S. since mid-October talking about the achievements and the struggles of the Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela. His trip has also raised the call to free Alex Saab, a Venezuelan diplomat being held as a political prisoner in the U.S. After beginning his travels in Florida and then moving on to Michigan, Zurlent made three separate stops across the state of Wisconsin, engaging enthusiastic activists in each place. | He mad…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-15). The Specter of Foreign Forces in Haiti. libya360.wordpress.com Ambroise Jean-Léon The so-called 'Haitian crisis' is primarily about outsiders' attempts force Haitians to live under an imposed order and the latter's resistance to that order. What actually happened on the nights of October 6th and 7th, 2022, remains unclear. What reverberated was the rather loud rumor of the resignation of Haiti's acting prime minister…

Editor (2022-11-15). Greta Thunberg: 'Wake up and treat the climate emergency as an emergency'. mronline.org Climate activist Greta Thunberg was interviewed by ABC's 7.30 presenter Sarah Ferguson on November 3. Below is a transcript of the interview.

Editor (2022-11-15). Millions suffer as junk food industry rakes in profit. mronline.org Increased consumption of ultraprocessed foods (UPFs) was associated with more than 10% of all-cause premature, preventable deaths in Brazil in 2019. That is the finding of a new peer-reviewed study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

_____ (2022-11-15). Relations between the USA and North Korea in the second half of 2022. journal-neo.org When considering the increase in tensions in the Korean Peninsula in autumn 2022 an issue the present author has dedicated several articles to it is worth looking at how relations between North Korea and the USA have developed in the last few months. On June 8, Jeffrey DeLaurentis, acting US ambassador to the …

Emerald Robinson (2022-11-15). Mid-Term Elections 2022: It's Déjà Vu All Over Again in the Banana Republic of Biden! globalresearch.ca

Stephen Sefton (2022-11-15). Latin America and the Caribbean: A Destabilized Region Stifled by Political Chaos, Mounting Debt and Aggressive US Interference. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Gary Null (2022-11-15). Being Skeptical About Medical Skepticism. globalresearch.ca

Megan Redshaw (2022-11-15). 10-Year-Old Boy Died of Cardiac Arrest 7 Days After Moderna Shot, VAERS Data Show. globalresearch.ca

Matt Agorist (2022-11-15). Doctors Fight Back Against Law that Punishes Them for Diverging from 'Contemporary Scientific Consensus'. globalresearch.ca

Ted Galen Carpenter (2022-11-15). Washington Keeps Alienating Its Policy Partners. globalresearch.ca

Fight Back (2022-11-15). Red Theory: Socialism and bourgeois right. fightbacknews.org The task of socialism is to transition from capitalist society to communist society, from a society ruled by and for the rich, based on exploitation and oppression, to a society without classes and without exploitation and oppression. When the working class takes power and expropriates the wealth and power of the capitalist class, the dictatorship of the proletariat will have to eliminate the contradictions carried over from capitalist society in a planned, thoroughgoing, and step-by-step way. One of the most important tasks of the socialist state is the elimination of what Marx called "bourgeois right." We alrea…

Allen Forrest (2022-11-15). Corruption among Public Health Officials during the Pandemic? dissidentvoice.org "… Public Health administrators [are] being obscenely compensated for their efforts in purportedly fighting Covid." See "

Monica Moorehead (2022-11-15). With new legal attacks, affirmative action must be defended. workers.org The Supreme Court of the United States is scheduled to rule sometime in 2023 on two cases threatening the very existence of affirmative action in higher education. Oral arguments were held before the top court on Oct. 31 in both of these cases that stem from "race-based" admissions at Harvard . . . |

The Green Arcade (2022-11-15). Thursday 12/1: Two Great Readings to Mark World AIDS Day. indybay.org 1680 Market Street | SF, CA 94102…

____ (2022-11-15). Full text of Xi's remarks at Session I of G20 summit in Bali. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a speech titled "Working Together to Meet the Challenges of Our Times and Build a Better Future" here Tuesday at the first session of the 17th summit of the Group of 20 (G20).

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). Number of detainees of Istanbul terror attack rises to. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — The number of detainees suspected of involvement in the November 13 terrorist attack on Istiklal Street in Istanbul has risen to .

Ruchira Talukdar (2022-11-15). India: Adivasi resistance to coal shows centrality of forest rights and climate justice to green climate action. greenleft.org.au As India showcases its climate performance at COP27 in Egypt, a prominent protest by Adivasi Indigenous communities is taking place in central India's Hasdeo forests, where new coal mines are being pushed without consent, writes Ruchira Talukdar.

WSWS (2022-11-15). Boilermakers become the fourth to reject national rail contract brokered by the White House. wsws.org The contract rejection by the IBB, one of the smallest rail unions, comes in the final week of voting for tens of thousands of engineers and conductors.

____ (2022-11-15). Xi urges opposition to politicizing food, energy issues. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday that the world should resolutely oppose the attempt to politicize food and energy issues or use them as tools and weapons.

____ (2022-11-15). Chinese FM elaborates on Xi-Biden meeting in Indonesia. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi briefed the media here on Monday on the closely-watched meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart, Joe Biden, and answered questions of journalists in this regard.

Art Persyko (2022-11-15). Tuesday 11/15: SF Gray Panthers Forum: 1) Open Mic on the Election; & 2) What Could Reshape SF Land Use? indybay.org ZOOM: us02web.zoom.us/j/86465752525?pwd=Tzh1YV… | Meeting ID: 864 6575 2525 | Passcode: 465295 or | Phone in: 1-669-900-9128 (same ID and passcode as above)…

WSWS (2022-11-15). Strike by 48,000 academic workers begins at University of California campuses. wsws.org The majority of professors have canceled lectures, while adjuncts, faculty and undergraduate students have joined the picket lines in solidarity.

Isaac Nellist (2022-11-15). RAFFWU holds its first delegates conference. greenleft.org.au Workplace delegates with the Retail and Fast Food Workers Union just finished the union's first ever conference. Isaac Nellist reports.

Allan P Fisher (2022-11-15). Saturday 11/12: All Out for Palestine. indybay.org corner of Ocean at Water Street, Santa Cruz…

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). Afghanistan Mazar-i Sharif blast injures 5: report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — An explosion in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-i Sharf has injured five people on Tuesday afternoon, media said.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on Nov. 15. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Tuesday, November 15.

WSWS (2022-11-15). As US rural hospitals close at unprecedented rate, health care workers speak on deteriorating conditions. wsws.org An ER physician said, "The staffing was gutted during COVID, now volumes are back up but they left the skeleton crew to manage this."

____ (2022-11-14). Biden admits not enough votes to codify abortion rights in next Congress. ecns.cn U.S. President Joe Biden admitted on Monday that he did not expect Democrats to have enough votes in the next Congress to codify abortion rights.

People for the American Way (2022-11-15). Wednesday 11/30: PFAW Briefing: 2022 Midterms & Protecting Our Democracy from Far Right Extremism. indybay.org Online event…

____ (2022-11-15). 20 new measures against COVID-19 conducive to production and life: official. ecns.cn The 20 measures of joint prevention and control mechanism against COVID-19 newly released by the State Council is beneficial for maintaining the normal order of production and life, recovering market demands as well as for smoothing economic circulation, said a spokesperson of the National Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday.

____ (2022-11-15). Xi calls for meeting challenges of the times together at G20 summit. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping addressed on Tuesday the Group of 20 (G20) Bali summit, saying that faced with challenges, all countries should embrace the vision of a community with a shared future for mankind, and advocate peace, development, and win-win cooperation.

____ (2022-11-15). G20 summit kicks off with economic recovery, climate change high on agenda. ecns.cn The 17th Group of 20 (G20) Summit kicked off here on Tuesday, with issues pertaining to world economic recovery, world health systems and climate change taking the center stage.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). Israel main obstacle to creating Middle East free of WMD. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — Iran's envoy to the UN said that the Zionist regime is the main obstacle to creating a Middle East free of weapons of mass destruction, calling on the international community to assist the region in overcoming these obstacles.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). Iran shooter books ticket for 2024 Summer Paralympics. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — Iran's para-shooter Zahra Gholamzadeh has secured her berth for the 2024 Summer Paralympics in Paris.

Steve Pleich (2022-11-15). Thursday 11/24: Santa Cruz Community Thanksgiving Dinner. indybay.org Veterans Memorial Building | 846 Front Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060…

____ (2022-11-15). Bangkok, host of APEC 2022 meeting. ecns.cn The 29th APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting will be held in Bangkok, Thailand from Nov. 18 to 19.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). Iran beach volleyball team advances to 2nd stage. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — Iran's second beach volleyball team has advanced to the second stage of the 22nd Asian Men's Beach Volleyball Championship underway in Bandar Abbas.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). Iran spearheads Muslim states in library numbers. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance of the Islamic Republic of Iran announced the country's considerable number of libraries, which shows Iran's superiority among Muslim states.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). Iran attending Intl. Defence Exhibition & Seminar in Pakistan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — Iran's military delegation is participating in the 11th International Defence Exhibition and Seminar (IDEAS) underway in Pakistan.

WSWS (2022-11-15). "A way to tell the story of how the United States operates in the world": An interview with Jonathan M. Katz, author of Gangsters of Capitalism: Smedley Butler, the Marines, and the Making and Breaking of America's Empire. wsws.org Through recounting Butler's life and military career, Katz offers a brief but indelible history of the emergence of American imperialism in the first decades of the 20th century.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). Iran taekwondoka bags bronze medal in Mexico. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — Iran taekwondo fighter has snatched a bronze medal in the 2022 World Taekwondo Championships underway in Mexico.

____ (2022-11-15). Green wonderland: Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. ecns.cn Tenzin Dargyal, a surveyor who has lived at the foot of the snow-capped Aemye Ma-chhen Range since birth, has been engaged in protection of this "Sacred Mountain "along with a local team since 2008.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). Syrian air defense downs 3 out of 8 Israeli missiles. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — Syrian air defense systems shot down three out of the eight missiles fired from Israeli fighter jets from Lebanon's airspace at targets in the Syrian Homs province.

WSWS (2022-11-15). UC striker's call for supporting UAW presidential candidate Will Lehman: We must "build solidarity not just across 10 campuses but across sectors and geography" wsws.org On the first day of the University of California strike, a university workers speaks to the WSWS on the conditions they face, Will Lehman's campaign and the need to expand the strike.

Women, Life, Freedom (2022-11-15). Non-western news sources for the Protests in Iran. indybay.org As most of you probably know, major protests have been taking place in Iran since Jina Amini (also known as Mahsa Amini) died on September 16th, after being arrested for not properly wearing her hijab (see: | en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahsa_Amini_protes… ). Now, some protesters are being given death sentences (see: english.jagran.com/world/kurdish-rapper-… ). Therefore, I'm wondering what are some good news sources (and especially those not based in western counties) to keep track of what's happening in Iran.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). VIDEO: 8 dead after stone quarry collapsed in Inida's Mizoram. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — At least 8 bodies were recovered from the site of a stone quarry collapse at Maudarh village in Mizoram's Hnahthial district, about 160 km from Aizawl, a police official said on Tuesday.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). IRGC Quds Force cmdr. meets Iraqi president, prime minister. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — Iraqi news sources on Tuesday afternoon reported that the commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Quds Force has held meetings with the Iraqi president and prime minister in Baghdad.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). Mock Revolution; Enter Macron! en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — While all world leaders have cautiously have sought to make cautious remarks about the developments in Iran, French President Emanuel Macron got ahead of himself and called Iran's unrest a "revolution."

WSWS (2022-11-15). South Korean trade unions hold mass rally in Seoul. wsws.org The KCTU's demonstration was a cheap political stunt aimed at subordinating workers to the opposition Democratic Party and the capitalist state.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). US instructors trained executor of terrorist attack in Turkey. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — Syrian citizen Ahlam Albashir, who carried out a terrorist attack in Istanbul on November 13, had been trained by US instructors, a Turkish newspaper reported on Tuesday, citing the police investigating the incident.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-11-15). Video: Has Justin Trudeau Been Duly Vaccinated? Registered Nurse Expresses Doubt on Authenticity of Trudeau's Vaccine Jab. globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-11-15). High hopes on G20, APEC for stronger solidarity in stormy age. ecns.cn The 17th Group of 20 (G20) Summit will be hosted on Tuesday and Wednesday in Indonesia's resort island of Bali. It is followed by the 29th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting in the Thai capital of Bangkok.

____ (2022-11-15). Amazon announces record-breaking employee reduction plan. ecns.cn U.S. E-commerce giant Amazon plans to lay off 10,000 employees, a record-breaking staff reduction in the company's history.

____ (2022-11-15). Istanbul's popular avenue turns red to commemorate victims of Sunday's attack. ecns.cn Thousands of Turkish flags and bouquets of carnations turned Istanbul's busy Istiklal avenue in hues of red on Monday as the citizens commemorated the victims of Sunday's terror attack.

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-11-15). Youths Deliver Messages On Environment and Peace to Lockheed. indybay.org Demand to defund violence and save the planet…

WSWS (2022-11-15). Chicago Ford Rank-and-File Election Committee member speaks out. wsws.org A member of the committee at the Ford Chicago Assembly Plant speaks out about conditions at the plant and union-management collusion.

Labor Video Project (2022-11-15). Union Busting Attack on PNWU2015 Staff By SEIU 2015 President/SEIU Sec. Treasurer Verrett. indybay.org In a union busting attack the management of the 400,000 SEIU 2015 tried to run over PNWU2015 staff workers who are on an unfair labor strike and also have refused to bargain and are implementing a contract without negotiation. This union busting tactic is under the president April Terrell who has also been appointed the SEIU International Secretary Treasurer by Mary Kay Henry in June 2022.

WSWS (2022-11-15). Railroaders: Build support from workers in other industries for our fight against Congress, the carriers and the corrupt union bureaucracy! wsws.org If Congress intervenes to violate our rights and force us to work under this contract, then the response of workers must be a general strike to force them to back down.

Ben Radford (2022-11-15). Gustavo Petro, Nicolás Maduro at COP27: 'Capitalism will not cure the climate crisis'. greenleft.org.au Latin American leaders have used COP27 in Egypt to highlight the global capitalist system as the cause of the climate crisis and demand that rich countries take meaningful action, reports Ben Radford.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). Iran ready to cooperate with Venezuela in mining field. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — Iran is ready to cooperate with Venezuela in mining sector, Iran's Deputy Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade for Mining and Mineral Processing Affairs said.

____ (2022-11-14). RMB recovers on economic resilience. ecns.cn The RMB's spot rate against the U.S. dollar also jumped more than 300 basis points as soon as trading started on Monday morning to touch 7.0652.

WSWS (2022-11-15). Workers Struggles: The Americas. wsws.org Health workers in Buenos Aires held a strike and protest over wages and insurance November 9, while the US Department of Labor has charged Packer Sanitation Services with using workers as young as 13 to clean kill floors.

Strike Debt Bay Area (2022-11-15). Saturday 12/17: Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: Less Is More. indybay.org Email strike.debt.bay.area@gmail.com a few days beforehand for the the online invite.

WSWS (2022-11-15). Terrorist attack in Istanbul leads to stepped-up police-state measures, militarism. wsws.org The terrorist attack in Istanbul has paved the way for Ankara to escalate both militarism abroad and police-state measures to suppress social opposition as well as basic democratic rights at home.

____ (2022-11-15). NASA targets Wednesday for Artemis I moon mission launch. ecns.cn NASA targets Wednesday, Nov. 16, for the launch of its Artemis I moon mission, according to the latest update of the space agency.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). Fire breaks out in Baghdad Intl. Airport. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — Firefighters at Baghdad's international airport on Tuesday put out a fire that broke out in its departure hall that temporarily suspended flights.

Animal Liberation Press Office (2022-11-15). Animal Liberation Front Liberates 1000 Captive Mink in Massillon, Ohio. indybay.org "Motivated by Love and Respect for [Animal Liberation Martyr] Barry Horne"

Suitbert Cechura, Guido Speckmann (2022-11-15). Who can afford capitalism anymore? and Why are prices rising? indybay.org When the state now debates the need to create relief packages for employees, pensioners, unemployment benefit recipients, trainees and families, this is official confirmation that the result of wage labor is also poverty. The majority of citizens, however, find themselves in a dual role in the market economy: as workers & as King Customer, they are supposed to buy, to return the money.

Rachel Evans (2022-11-15). COP27 protest calls on Labor to stop expanding fossil fuels. greenleft.org.au A climate protest calling on Labor to stop expanding fossil fuels attracted more than 400 people. Rachel Evans reports.

Ana Zorita (2022-11-15). Latin America: Unions denounce right-wing destabilisation attempts in Bolivia. greenleft.org.au Trade unions across Latin America have expressed solidarity with Bolivian workers and their government in the face of right-wing destabilisation attempts in Santa Cruz since October, reports Ana Zorita.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). Iranian students win 3rd place in RAeS competitions. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — By designing the "LyreBird" plane, the students of Iran's Sharif University of Technology (team ShadX) managed to rank third among the teams participating in the Royal Aeronautical Society aircraft design competition.

____ (2022-11-15). Beijing stock exchange marks 1st anniversary. ecns.cn As of November 11, the exchange had 123 listed companies, of which SMEs accounted for 77 percent and private enterprises for 86 percent.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on November 15. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — Mehr news agency takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Tuesday, November 15.

Human Agenda (2022-11-15). Tuesday 11/15: Human Agenda in Macuelizo. indybay.org Human Agenda office | 1590 Oakland Road, Suite B211 | San José, CA 95131…

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). Iran's women football team held by Belarus in friendly. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — Iran's women's football team were held to a 1-1 draw against Belarus in a friendly match on Tuesday.

WSWS (2022-11-15). Australian university union shuts down strikes at University of Sydney. wsws.org NTEU leaders suspend stoppages and plead for "meaningful, genuine dialogue" with the management.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). Saudi-led coalition once again seizes Yemeni fuel ship. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — Yemen Petroleum Company (YPC) on Monday night reported that the Saudi-led coalition has seized another Yemeni ship carrying fuel near the Al-Hudaydah port.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). Resistance only way to deal with West's excessive demands. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — President Raeisi said Tuesday that independent nations proved once again that resistance and cooperation are the only way to deal with the West's excesses demands.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). Iran, Venezuela sign economic document in various fields. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — The signing ceremony of several economic documents between Iran and Venezuela was held in the presence of Iran's Minister of Defense Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Ashtiani and a number of Venezuelan authorities.

____ (2022-11-15). Chinese customs intercepts new species of Blattaria. ecns.cn Zhongshan Port Customs in Guangdong Province intercepted a new species of Blattaria, or cockroach, in a batch of wood imported from Guyana in a joint campaign with a lab for vector-borne diseases inspection and quarantine.

____ (2022-11-15). Xi calls for meeting challenges of the time together at G20 summit. ecns.cn Xi called on all G20 members to lead by example in promoting development of all nations, improving the well-being for the whole mankind, and advancing progress of the entire world.

Anonymous765 (2022-11-15). Locations Of US Carrier Strike Groups — November 15, 2022. southfront.org This is the newest update of the 'U.S. Carrier Strike Groups Locations Map' exclusive series showing the approximate locations of U.S. Carrier Strike Groups. SouthFront: Analysis & Intelligence tracks locations of U.S. aircraft carriers using the available open-source information. No classified information was used in production of the map. | Carrier strike group (CSG) is an operational formation of the United States Navy. It is centered on an aircraft carrier and a carrier air w…

____ (2022-11-15). 17th G20 summit kicks off with focus on economic recovery, climate change. ecns.cn The 17th Group of 20 (G20) Summit kicked off on Tuesday, with issues pertaining to world economic recovery, world health systems and climate change taking the center stage.

Peter Koenig (2022-11-15). Analysis on the US Midterm Elections. Voter Fraud? globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-11-15). Scenery of Bali, Indonesia. ecns.cn

WSWS (2022-11-15). Public sector workers across Tasmania, Australia, strike against government austerity measures. wsws.org Educators, health workers, firefighters, cleaners, park rangers and child protection officers rallied last week, demanding higher wages and improved working conditions.

WSWS (2022-11-15). Chicago Ford Rank-and-File Election Committee member speaks out: "Workers have to unite" wsws.org A member of the committee at the Ford Chicago Assembly Plant speaks out about conditions at the plant and union-management collusion.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). Borrell says appearance of EU rapid reaction force in 2023. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — The EU Rapid Reaction Force should be ready for deployment in 2023, EU High Representative for Security Josep Borrell said before a meeting of EU defense ministers.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). Iran, Qatar FMs hold phone talk on bilateral ties. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and his Qatari counterpart Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani held a phone conversation on Monday night.

WSWS (2022-11-15). Legal aid attorneys in New York City fight low pay and overwork as tens of thousands face eviction. wsws.org Legal aid workers represented by the UAW who provide legal assistance to tenants facing eviction are suffering from low pay and extreme overwork due to a surge in eviction proceedings while the union does nothing.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). Iran never allows its security to be threatened by terrorists. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) —Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in a message to Serbian counterpart stressed that Iranian nation will never allow its interests and security to be endangered by foreign interventionists and terrorists backed by them.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). Explosions reported in Erbil, Sulaymaniyah. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — Media sources reported that explosions were heard in Erbil and Sulaymaniyah in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-15). 7 Zionists killed, injured in martyrdom-seeking operations. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — News sources say that 7 Zionists were killed and injured during two separate operations in the industrial area of Ari'el town.

WSWS (2022-11-15). German federal states abolish quarantine requirement for those infected with COVID. wsws.org Despite the continuing high numbers succumbing to COVID and a mounting flu wave, governments at federal and state level are working to abolish the few remaining protective measures.

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