2022-11-16: News Headlines

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-16). Biden Says It's 'Unlikely' Missile That Hit Poland Was Fired From Russia. news.antiwar.com Updated at 12: 34 am Eastern Standard Time on 11/16/22 President Biden told reporters in Indonesia on Wednesday that it's "unlikely" the missile that hit a village in Poland Tuesday near the Ukrainian border was fired by Russia and that "preliminary" information indicates otherwise. "There is preliminary information that contests that," Biden said when asked by …

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). Poland calls missile attack 'unfortunate accident'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — Poland's President Andrzej Duda says there is no evidence a missile that hit Poland near its border with Ukraine was an "intentional attack."

pbs.org (2022-11-16).  Republicans win control of the House with slim majority

Republicans won control of the U.S. House on Wednesday, returning the party to power in Washington and giving conservatives leverage to blunt President Joe Bidens agenda and spur a flurry of investigations.

reuters.com (2022-11-16). Biden said Ukraine air defence missile responsible for Poland blast – NATO source

Biden told G7 and NATO partners that a missile blast in eastern Poland was caused by a Ukrainian air defence missile, a NATO source told Reuters on Wednesday.

Comment: The MSM appeared to be trying to dangerously stoke the errant missile story into a more overt NATO versus Russia confrontation, but that effort has fizzled away.

WSWS (2022-11-16). NATO to convene under Article 4 after Poland says Russian missiles struck its territory. wsws.org Representatives of the NATO military alliance will meet Wednesday on the basis of NATO's Article 4 following an explosion in Poland near the border with Ukraine that killed two Polish citizens.

Eric Zuesse (2022-11-16). U.S. Will Have Spent $100 Billion on Ukraine this Year. globalresearch.ca

Kit Klarenberg (2022-11-16). FTX partnership with Ukraine is latest chapter in shady Western aid saga. thegrayzone.com The Ukrainian government mysteriously disappeared online records of its fundraising arrangement with the FTX crypto scam just days before the scandal erupted. The initiative claims to have raised $60 million for Ukraine, but where did the money go? The demise of FTX, the fifth-biggest cryptocurrency exchange by trade volume in 2022, and the second-largest by holdings, has sent a wave of chaos through global financial markets. As the turbulence grows, the government of Ukraine is conducting an ongoing cleanup and …

____ (2022-11-15). EU to train up to 15,000 Ukrainian soldiers. ecns.cn The Council of the European Union (EU) on Tuesday announced the launch of a special military mission to support Ukraine in the ongoing conflict with Russia.

Party for Socialism, Liberation (2022-11-16). PSL Statement — Workers shouldn't be fooled: Trump is a tool of the ultra-rich. liberationnews.org Trump is nothing more than a tool for the millionaires and billionaires to grow even more disgustingly rich while workers' rights are trampled on.

WSWS (2022-11-16). Trump delivers fascist diatribe to announce 2024 reelection bid. wsws.org Among the police state policies Trump pledged to carry out if elected were the "removal of the illegal alien criminals," the death penalty for drug dealers, and the dispatch of National Guard troops to states and cities whose elected leaders failed to crack down on "the total breakdown of law and order."

WSWS (2022-11-16). Strike of 48,000 academic workers in California enters third day. wsws.org The majority of professors have canceled lectures, while adjuncts, faculty and undergraduate students have joined the picket lines in solidarity.

Fight Back (2022-11-16). Denver students bring the fight for demilitarization to campus CEO. fightbacknews.org Denver, CO – On November 10, Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) continued their campaign against the Auraria Campus Police Department's (ACPD) ongoing participation in the Department of Defense's 1033 program, otherwise referred to as the LESO Program. The program provides police departments with military grade weapons and supplies. | Members of SDS Denver and their fellow students had a speakout at the center of campus, where they made their voices heard on the issue of campus militarization and the 1033 program. | A group of over a dozen students marched to Colleen Walker's office, who is the chief…

WSWS (2022-11-16). The FTX crypto collapse and the underlying crisis of the capitalist financial system. wsws.org The UK bond market crisis and the collapse of the FTX crypto exchange, which have sent out shock waves through the financial system, have a common underlying cause—the vast shift in the conditions prevailing in the global financial system over the past eight months.

Anonymous103 (2022-11-16). Kherson: the Defeat that Wasn't. southfront.org

Anonymous349 (2022-11-16). Greedy Hyenas Of Europe Are In Confusion After Failure Of Their Hysterical Calls For WW3. southfront.org An alleged S-300 missile of the Ukrainian Armed Forces on the incident site in Poland | Poland, the UK, Baltic States and Ukraine are in confusion after hysterical calls for WW3 over the missile incident on the Ukrainian-Polish border were in fact ignored by their Washington masters. | On November 15, the Russian Armed Forces carried out another massive strike on Ukrainian military and energy infrastructure. Following the strike, Polish media claimed that 2 Russian missiles allegedly fell on the Polish territory killing 2…

Caitlin Johnstone (2022-11-16). The Zelensky-Bush War Rally. globalresearch.ca

Andrew Bacevich (2022-11-16). The Unasked Questions of 2022. fpif.org

Anonymous103 (2022-11-16). In Video: Ukrainian Servicemen Busy Playing Role Of Happy Kherson Residents For Foreign Media. southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2022-11-16). Kiev Regime Missiles Hitting Poland Incompetence Or False Flag? southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2022-11-16). Military Situation In Iraq On November 15, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org The IRGC struck positions of PKK and PJAK terrorist groups in the Sidakan region with several missiles and suicide drones; | The IRGC struck positions of PKK and PJAK terrorist groups in the Koysanjaq area with several missiles and suicide drone; | The IRGC struck positions of PKK and PJAK terrorist groups in the south of Sulaymaniyah with several missiles and suicide drones; | At least two members of KDPI terrorist group were killed and 10 others were wounded by the I…

Anonymous103 (2022-11-16). Military Situation In Ukraine On November 16, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the AFU positions near Mylovoye with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Kherson with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Kharkov with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Berestovoye with high-precision missiles; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Kuzyomovka; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Bakhmut; | Clashes between th…

Anonymous103 (2022-11-16). Russian Strikes Throughout Ukraine On November 15: Cities Plunged Into Darkness. Poland On High Alert. southfront.org Kiev | On November 15, at about 3 pm local time, an air alert sounded throughout Ukraine. The explosions were reported in almost all regions and cities of the country. Immediately after the attacks, power outages and interruptions of public transport began. | Emergency power outages continue in all regions of the country. Zelensky claimed that Russia fired 90 missiles at the territory of Ukraine, as a result of which the country's energy system was hit. According to the deputy head of the office, Kirill Tymoshenko, more tha…

Anonymous103 (2022-11-16). Trump Announced 2024 Run For Presidency. southfront.org | Former President Donald Trump has formally filed a statement of candidacy for a 2024 presidential bid. He announced candidacy for…

Anonymous103 (2022-11-16). U.S. Will Have Spent $100B on Ukraine This Year. southfront.org | Written by On November 15th, U.S. President Joe Biden

Anonymous103 (2022-11-16). UAV Struck Fuel Tank In Russian Oryol Region. southfront.org Ukrainian forces continue attacks on Russian infrastructure facilities. The targets for the Ukrainian strikes are mostly carried out in the border regions. However, on November 16, Ukrainian UAV reached the Russian Oryol region which has no border with Ukraine. | An UAV attack targeted an oil depot in the village of Stalnoi Kon in the Oryol region. The attack took place at about 4 p.m. and resulted in some material damage. There were no casualties among the civilians."At about 4 a.m. today, a…

Anonymous669 (2022-11-16). Iran Blamed For Drone Attack On Israeli-Owned Oil Tanker Off Oman's Coast. southfront.org An Israeli-owned oil tanker was reportedly attacked by a suspected Iranian suicide drone off the coast of Oman late on November 15. | The tanker was identified as the Liberian-flagged Pacific Zircon which is operated by the Singapore-based Eastern Pacific Shipping, a company ultimately owned by Israeli billionaire Idan Ofer. | In a statement released on November 16, Eastern Pacific Shipping said that the Pacific Zircon, carrying gas oil had been "hit by a projectile" some 240 kilometers off…

Anonymous669 (2022-11-16). Iran's IRGC Attacks Kurdish Militants In Northern Iraq With Missiles & Drones (Video). southfront.org On November 14, Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) carried out a series of strikes on positions of Iranian Kurdish militant opposition parties in the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq. | The semi-official Fars News Agency said that the IRGC had targeted "terrorist groups" in Kurdistan with missiles and drones. | A base of the Komala Party in Sulaymaniyah was struck with six drones and a base of the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (DPIK) near Erbil with four missi…

Anonymous669 (2022-11-16). Russian Lancet Drones Take Out More Ukrainian Howitzers, Air-Defense Systems & Vehicles (Videos). southfront.org ZALA Lancet attack drone. © Marina Lystseva/TASS | The Russian military continues to use Lancet loitering munitions to take out high-value equipment of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) with great success. | On November 15 and 16, several videos documenting recent Lancet strikes against the AFU surfaced online. The pinpoint strikes targeted the following equipment: | A Soviet-made MT-T Eney heavy multipurpose transporter-tractor; | A Soviet-made T-72M1 battle tank; | A Soviet-made BM-21 multiple…

Anonymous669 (2022-11-16). Syrian Forces Capture ISIS Stronghold In Daraa City, Conclude Operation (Photos). southfront.org

Anonymous669 (2022-11-16). Three Israelis Killed In West Bank Stabbing & Ramming Attack (Photos). southfront.org DF chief Aviv Kohavi meeting with senior commanders at the scene of a deadly terror attack near the northern West Bank settlement of Ariel. Source: the Israeli Defense Forces. | On November 15, three Israelis were killed and three others were wounded in a stabbing and ramming attack in the settlement of Ariel in the occupied West Bank. | The attack was carried out by a Palestinian man who stabbed an Israeli security guard near the entrance to the Ariel Industrial Park,…

Anonymous669 (2022-11-16). U.S. Navy Seizes 70 Tons Of Iranian Missile Fuel From Vessel Sailing To Yemen (Photos). southfront.org GULF OF OMAN (Nov. 9, 2022). Photo By: Sonar Technician (Surface) 1st Class Kevin Frus. | The United States Navy 5th Fleet intercepted on November 8 a fishing vessel in the Gulf of Oman that was smuggling "lethal aid" from Iran to Yemen, the U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) announced on November 15. | In a statement, the command said that the vessel was intercepted by U.S. Coast Guard ship USCGC John Scheuerman and guided-missile Navy destroyer USS The Sullivans while it was sai…

Anonymous765 (2022-11-16). Israeli Attacks Continues To Kill Syrians, Iranians. southfront.org |

Benjamin Norton (2022-11-16). Corruption Exposed: US Meddled in Ecuador's Election, Using Julian Assange as Bargaining Chip. orinocotribune.com By Ben Norton Nov 12, 2022 | A former minister of Ecuador testified that the US government conspired with a right-wing political party to run a disinformation campaign against the leftist Correísta movement, backing a millionaire banker for president in exchange for giving up journalist Julian Assange, who had asylum in the Ecuadorian embassy. | Ecuador's former energy minister testified that the US government conspired with a right-wing political party to run a disinformation campaign against the leftist Correísta movement of ex President Rafael Correa. | He said that US "federal agents" pledged to help "i…

Canadian Tire Fire (2022-11-16). Canadian Tire Fire #48 : Education Workers on Wildcat Strike, Housing and Homelessness Actions. itsgoingdown.org photo: @cersc_csppb This week we cover the 2-day illegal education workers strike in Ontario that almost turned into a general strike. We also bring you a roundup of housing justice, shelter, and houseless encampment news from across the country. While we don't have a full section on the struggle against Coastal Gaslink this week, the…

Dan Collyns (2022-11-16). Chinese cuisine thrives in Peru. america.cgtn.com The first Chinese immigrants arrived in Peru more than 170 years ago. The long history between China and Peru is being celebrated in the 21st century as the Chinese community attracts more people with the help of tasty food.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). Over 30K liters of smuggled fuel seized in Zahedan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — Above 30,000 liters of smuggled fuel have been confiscated in the Zahedan county of Iran, a local official announced.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). 5 ISIL terrorists killed in Taliban operation in Herat. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — The Taliban announced that in an operation in the 12th district of Herat, 5 ISIL terrorists were killed and a hideout of this terrorist group was dismantled.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). Iran's Caves of Karaftu on temporary list of UNESCO. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — The Caves of Karaftu, situated in the Kordestan province of Iran, have been put on the temporary World Heritage List of UNESCO, a local official said.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). VIDEO: Russia drone targets Israel armored vehicle in Ukraine. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — Footage shows the moment when the Russian drones destroyed the Israeli regime's armored vehicles in Ukraine operation.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). Two specialized exhibitions open in Iran's Ahvaz. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — Two specialized exhibitions kicked off at the ground of the international exhibitions of Ahvaz on Wednesday.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). Achieving $5bn worth of Iran-Russia trade 'possible'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — Turning to the preparation of necessary platforms of economic cooperation with Russia, the Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Diplomacy said that achieving a $5 billion trade between Iran and Russia is feasible.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). Ship carrying Iranian oil left Greek waters after 6 months. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — The Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a statement on Wednesday evening announced that the ship carrying Iran's oil cargo left the Greek water for its predetermined destination a few hours ago after six months.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). Iran FM warns over West unconstructive measures in IAEA's BoG. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in a telephone conversation with his South African counterpart Naledi Pandor on Wednesday warned over the West's anti-Iran measures in IAEA's Board of Governors.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). US Treasury Department sanctioned six Iranian media activists. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — The United States on Wednesday sanctioned six senior employees of an Iranian state-run media corporation including Mohsen Barmahani, Payman Jebbeli, Ahmad Norouzi, Yousef Pouranvari, Aameneh Sadat Zabihpour and Ali Rezvani.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). It attempted missile interception near incident site. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — The Ukrainian military told US and allies that it attempted to intercept a Russian missile during the timeframe and near that location of the Poland missile strike, according to the reports.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). Canada sanctions six Iranian individuals, two entities. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — In continuation of anti-Iranian approach of the Canadian authorities, this country imposed new sanctions against Tehran under the false excuses.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). Five martyred as terrorists open fire at people in SW Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — Unknown gunman opened fire at people and law enforcement forces in the town of Izeh, in Iran's southwestern province of Khuzestan on Wednesday night.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). Sidelines of Cabinet meeting on Wednesday. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — The Iranian ministers attending the cabinet meeting answered the questions put forward by the journalists on the sidelines of the meeting.

Herman Rosenfeld (2022-11-16). Building a labour movement to take on the billionaire class. canadiandimension.com In October 2021, 10,000 John Deere workers struck plants and warehouses in Iowa and Illinois, as well as smaller facilities in Kansas, Georgia and Colorado. Photo by Jordan Chariton/Twitter. | | Class Struggle Unionism: | Joe Burns | Haymarket, 2022 | Joe Burns' new book, Class Struggle Unionism, reads like pamphlet, with a clear call to transform the union movement in the US (although it is still applicable to Canada). The model for change is one that has deep roots in the radical socialist and anarchist traditions of working class movements from early in the 20th century that has continuously r…

Infobrics (2022-11-16). Turkey prepares for military operation against Kurds after Istanbul blast. infobrics.org Was the Istanbul blast a false flag operation?>

Infobrics (2022-11-16). Kiev regime missiles hitting Poland – incompetence or false flag. infobrics.org The Kiev regime is adamant that anyone claiming this wasn't fired by Russian forces is a "conspiracy theorist", which obviously also includes the presidents of the US and Poland.

Infobrics (2022-11-16). Stopping support to Kiev the best way to respond to recent attack in Poland. infobrics.org The most effective way to resolve the crisis generated by the bombing in Poland is to stop sending of money and weapons to Kiev.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-16). Joà£o Pedro Stedile: "Lula's Victory is a Political and Social Victory, Not Just Electoral" libya360.wordpress.com Peoples Dispatch In part one of this two-part interview, Stedile discussed the major challenges facing the incoming Lula government, the Bolsonarista blockades, and Lula's priorities for foreign relations. Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva of the Workers' Party emerged victorious in the historic elections held in Brazil on October 30. With almost .9% of the votes,…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-16). Russian Ministry of Defense Military Update November 16, 2022. libya360.wordpress.com Summary of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation on the progress of a special military operation in Ukraine ( 11/16/2022 ) On November 15, the Russian armed forces launched a massive strike by high-precision long-range weapons of air and sea based on the military control system of Ukraine and related energy facilities. The…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-16). Russian Missiles Strike Ukrainian Infrastructure, Ukrainian Missiles Strike Polish Farm. libya360.wordpress.com Update on Russian military operations in and around Ukraine for November 16, 2022 Russia continues its campaign targeting Ukrainian infrastructure with missiles and drones; A recent barrage consisted of over 90 missiles, significantly degrading Ukraine's power grid; The West has said since April Russia was running out of missiles, yet large-scale use…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-16). Support for the Kiev Regime is Suffocating the UN. libya360.wordpress.com Mikhail Gamandiy-Egorov Despite Western pressure on many countries, support for Kiev at the UN level is drastically declining, as the Western media itself admits. This is confirmed by the recent vote in the UN General Assembly promoted by the Atlanticist establishment to give the Kiev regime Russian reparations. The recent Western-Kiev resolution voted at the…

Jeff Shantz (2022-11-16). Canada: Conservatives back down on anti-worker law in face of general strike threat. greenleft.org.au Ontario's Conservative government has officially repealed its anti-worker, anti-union legislation, reports Jeff Shantz.

Jessica Buxbaum (2022-11-16). Israeli Drone Sales Are Fueling Military Occupations Around The World. mintpressnews.com In addition to selling armed drones to oppressive regimes, widespread reports indicate that Israel has long used the armed unmanned aircraft to carry out strikes in Gaza, Lebanon, Egypt, Syria, and Sudan.

John Feffer (2022-11-16). No Time for a Ceasefire in Ukraine. fpif.org Russian President Vladimir Putin has so far failed to weaken U.S. and European support for Ukraine. Meanwhile, despite punishing Russian air strikes, Ukraine is successfully ejecting the invading army.

Jon Olsen (2022-11-16). Hawai'i—The Very First U.S. Regime Change. covertactionmagazine.com Illegitimate overthrow of Polynesian Queen Lili'uokalani in 1893 marked beginning of more than a century of American regime-change operations Dear Readers: A short quiz: How did Hawai'i legally become part of the United States? A) Revolution B) Treaty of Annexation C) Plebiscite D) Conquest E) Joint Resolution of Congress F) All of the above G) …

Lee Camp (2022-11-16). The Real Reason the US Is Against the Entire World on Cuba. mintpressnews.com What is the point of the embargo on Cuba? What are we hoping to achieve? To punish a dead Fidel Castro for his sins? Maybe to punish a dead Che Guevara for his sins? Perhaps punish Cuban cigar makers for being so damned good?

Lisa Chiu (2022-11-16). How to survive a crowd crush. america.cgtn.com The scenes from the Halloween crowd crush that killed more than 1 people in Seoul on Oct. 29 are gut-wrenching. As investigators continue to fault for an inadequate response, the reality is that any time large numbers of people gather in a confined space, there …

Mike Walter (2022-11-16). The Heat: Israeli Elections. america.cgtn.com Israel's president asks former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to form a government. What could it mean for the country and beyond? Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu could return to power as head of Israel's most right-wing government in history. Final results show Netanyahu's Likud …

Rachel Hu, Chris Garaffa (2022-11-16). CovertAction Bulletin: Trump 2024? It's up to us to fight! with Sean Blackmon. covertactionmagazine.com While we are still waiting for some election outcome, the results of the midterm show that the anti-democratic movement of the far right has been rejected by the majority of voters. Sean Blackmon, co-host of the daily radio show By Any Means Necessary, joins to talk about how he analyzes the results of last week's elections and referendums. Sean shares his thoughts on how the GA Senate race got so close, the failures of the Democratic Party to excite voters, and impending threats to democracy.

Ramzy Baroud (2022-11-16). Palestinians are Native Americans: It's Time to Correct the Language of History. mintpressnews.com In this new language, Palestinians are Native Americans, not in their supposed propensity to be 'wiped out', but in their pride, resilience and continued quest for equality and justice.

Staff (2022-11-16). Azerbaijan pledges undying loyalty to NATO. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azeri Press AgencyNovember 15, 2022 Azerbaijan has a platform of close cooperation with NATO: President Ilham Aliyev "Azerbaijan has a platform of close cooperation with NATO," said President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev in a press statement with the President of Albania Bajram Begaj…. "We have actively participated in NATO operations in Afghanistan for many years. We were among the …

Staff (2022-11-16). EU rotates Georgian troops for African military mission. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Agenda.geNovember 16, 2022 Georgian platoon returns from EU Central African training mission A platoon of the National Guard of Georgia has returned from its six-month deployment in the European Union Training mission in the Central African Republic…. Brigadier General Roman Jokhadze and members of the National Guard welcomed the servicemembers on their arrival at the …

Staff (2022-11-16). Germany: new Pentagon joint forces HQ to meet "Ukraine's near-term needs on the battlefield" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. Army Europe and AfricaNovember 16, 2022 Press Release US Department of Defense establishes Security Assistance Group-Ukraine in Wiesbaden WIESBADEN, Germany The U.S. Department of Defense announced, November 4, the establishment of a new organization here to ensure America is postured to continue supporting Ukraine over the long term. "The United States remains …

Staff (2022-11-16). In ninth and largest tranche, Sweden to send $286 million more in military aid to Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The LocalNovember 16, 2022 Sweden to send air defence system and ammunition to Ukraine Also see: Sweden to change constitution to allow 8 years in prison for revealing relations with NATO Stockholm will contribute military aid worth three billion kronor ($286 million) plus additional humanitarian aid of 720 million kronor ($69 million), the government said. …

Staff (2022-11-16). Photo: pan-Turkic military drill with Turkey, Azerbaijan, Northern Cyprus, Kyrgyzstan. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azeri Press AgencyNovember 16, 2022 Soldiers of Azerbaijan, Turkiye, Northern Cyprus Turkish Republic, and Kyrgyzstan hold military exercises in Turkiye's Isparta, said the Turkish National Defence Ministry, APA reports.

Staff (2022-11-16). Poland puts military on combat alert, mulls NATO Article 4 action. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Polish RadioNovember 15, 2022 Poland puts troops on alert after two killed in blast near Ukraine border The Polish government on Tuesday evening announced that Poland's armed forces had been put on high alert after an explosion killed two people in the east of the country earlier in the day. *** Following an urgent meeting …

Staff (2022-11-16). Sweden to change constitution to allow 8 years in prison for revealing relations with NATO. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The LocalNovember 16, 2022 Swedish MPs to vote on changed 'free press' rights in constitution Also see: In ninth and largest tranche, Sweden to send $286 million more in military aid to Ukraine Sweden's parliament is set to vote on Wednesday on a new law on "foreign espionage" which will limit the constitutional rights to …

Staff (2022-11-16). Some Observers — Including the OAS — Ignored Critical Biases in Bolivia's Preliminary Count. cepr.net The "shutdown" does not offer a true opportunity for a natural experiment because the "treatment" group is neither plausibly similar to the "control" nor known to be treated in any ordinary sense.

Staff (2022-11-16). Orinoco Tribune Celebrates 4th Anniversary (+Global Ranking & Anniversary Event). orinocotribune.com Caracas, November 15, 2022 ( In four years, Orinoco Tribune has been visited by almost one million readers. We have published almost 15,000 posts, consisting of approximately 13.6 million words. This represents more than 675,000 working hours in publishing work alone…

Staff (2022-11-16). President Maduro Urges Renewal & Transformation of Popular Power Laws. orinocotribune.com This Tuesday, November 15, the president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, launched the national initiative for public consultation for the transformation of the Popular Power laws. | During the launch of the national deployment, the head of state called for Venezuelans to discuss and activate plans to adapt and renew all the laws of Popular Power that have been created during the Revolution, and all the public policies of the government and the state. | Maduro is requesting a review of more than 10 legal instruments of the popular grassroots organizations in order to create a legal system that facilitates the proces…

Tamara Nassar (2022-11-16). Israeli settlers take revenge after three are killed. electronicintifada.net Occupation officials embarrassed that attack was not halted sooner.

WSWS (2022-11-16). Svitzer Australia moves to lock out 582 workers. wsws.org The tugboat operator's action was a calculated manoeuvre, designed to provoke an intervention by the industrial courts and a ban on any further strikes by workers.

WSWS (2022-11-16). Transit workers in Loudoun County, Virginia, authorize strike amid ongoing transit crisis. wsws.org ATU Local 689 members voted overwhelmingly to strike, days before the opening of the Washington Area Transit Authority's new rail service extension.

WSWS (2022-11-16). G20 meets amid mounting economic and geopolitical crisis. wsws.org Global inflation is at its highest level in 40 years, recession is looming in a growing number of major economies, including the US, interest rates are rising as central banks tighten monetary policy, and a deepening food crisis is pushing millions of people into starvation.

WSWS (2022-11-16). Will Lehman replies to incumbent union president Ray Curry's violation of federal law and UAW election rules. wsws.org This is Will Lehman's response to the Monitor's proposed "remedy" to incumbent UAW president Ray Curry's violation of federal law.

WSWS (2022-11-16). Chinese Communist Party begins lifting Zero-COVID policy. wsws.org There is no scientific justification for this shift in policy, which is based solely on political and economic considerations.

WSWS (2022-11-16). As the class struggle grows in US, another rail union rejects White House-backed contract. wsws.org The opposition of the railroaders draws strength from the fact that it is part of a broader development of the entire working class.

WSWS (2022-11-16). Australian Labor PM has "reset" meeting with Xi. wsws.org The meeting may indicate a tactical shift to ease the immediate tensions produced by the escalating US provocations against China, following the lead set by US President Biden's meeting with Xi.

WSWS (2022-11-16). Separate deadly incidents at American universities highlight the ongoing epidemic of mass violence in the United States. wsws.org Seven students were killed in separate attacks on Sunday at the University of Virginia and the University of Idaho.

WSWS (2022-11-16). The campaign against "Last Generation" climate activists: Preparation for establishing a police state in Germany. wsws.org For weeks, politicians and various media outlets have been railing against the climate change activist group "Last Generation". Peaceful protest, civil disobedience and other forms of resistance are to be criminalised and intimidated.

WSWS (2022-11-16). British Columbia Teachers' Federation seeks to impose massive wage cuts on 49,000 educators. wsws.org The supposed contract "negotiations" were between government and union officials who almost all carry an NDP membership card. These were conspiratorial consultations between friends and political allies on how best to ram another round of concessions down the throats of teachers and public sector workers more broadly.

WSWS (2022-11-16). Video: Support the striking University of California academic workers! wsws.org "You have taken a courageous stand against the powerful corporate and political forces that run the University of California system," Will Lehman, a candidate for UAW president, said, "and your struggle deserves the broadest support from all workers and youth."

WSWS (2022-11-16). Causeway: Hardly a hint left of antiwar sentiment. wsws.org The film follows a wounded Afghanistan war veteran who returns home to her native New Orleans in order to recuperate.

Allan P Fisher (2022-11-16). Saturday 11/12: All Out for Palestine. indybay.org corner of Ocean at Water Street, Santa Cruz…

Animal Liberation Press Office (2022-11-16). Animal Liberation Front Liberates 1000 Captive Mink in Massillon, Ohio. indybay.org "Motivated by Love and Respect for [Animal Liberation Martyr] Barry Horne"

Animal Liberation Press Office (2022-11-16). Animal Liberation Front Liberates 800 More Captive Mink in Michigan. indybay.org On November 9, in a second communique received in as many days by the North American Animal Liberation Press Office, the Animal Liberation Front (ALF) has taken credit for the liberation of 800 more captive mink, this time from Pipkorn Farm in Michigan. The same mink "farm" had been raided by the Earth Liberation Front, a sister organization, in 1999. Every last animal was freed in the latest raid.

Animal Liberation Press Office (2022-11-16). Animal Liberation Front Liberates Thousands of Captive Mink in Ohio. indybay.org Although no communique has yet been received by the North American Animal Liberation Press Office, the Animal Liberation Front (ALF) left their insignia at the sight in Ohio where perhaps tens of thousands of captive mink were liberated last night. Lion Farms, at 2707 Hoaglin Road in Van Wert, Ohio (shown here) was the mink prison targeted.

Art Persyko (2022-11-16). 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)…

Brenda Norrell (2022-11-16). Indigenous Women at COP27: No More Stolen Relatives, No Greenwashing. indybay.org Native women from North America joined Indigenous women from around the world and spoke out against greenwashing and false solutions, including carbon credits, at the UN Climate Summit in Egypt. Pointing out that fossil fuel man camps have become clusters of abusers, they sent their voices out to the world: "No More Stolen Sisters," and "No More Stolen Relatives."

Cynthia Papermaster (2022-11-16). Thursday 12/1: CODEPINK Co-Founder Medea Benjamin in conversation with Mickey Huff, Project Censored. indybay.org Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar St., Berkeley…

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-16). US Sanctions on China's Likely Next Defense Minister May Complicate Dialogue. news.antiwar.com US sanctions on China's likely incoming defense minister may complicate the two nations' plans to resume military dialogues that Beijing suspended in response to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) visiting Taiwan, The South China Morning Post reported on Tuesday. President Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed in talks on Monday that maintaining communications was …

Diablo Rising Tide (2022-11-16). 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.

DLI (2022-11-16). On Nov. 8, U.S. voters had a "Sophie's Choice" of NeoFascist "wave" or NeoLiberal morass. indybay.org This week, the Status Quo of a "Manufactured Consent"–not "democracy"–won BIG! Even though the final tallies of some key Congressional races won't be clear for weeks, the domestic mid-term elections proved. once again, that the 2 major parties–the GOP "elephants" and the Dem "asses"–will ensure that the rancorous, chaotic and do-nothing process of domestic infighting and log-jam will continue for years to come.

____ (2022-11-15). Over 1,800 5G industrial Internet projects under construction in China: report. ecns.cn More than 1,800 5G industrial Internet projects were under construction in China in 2021, according to a report on China's Internet development.

____ (2022-11-15). China-Europe economic, trade relations show steady growth despite global challenges. ecns.cn Xi said that China and the EU should adhere to the spirit of independence and autonomy, as well as openness and cooperation to push bilateral relations for steady progress on the right track and inject stability and positive energy into the world.

____ (2022-11-15). Peng Liyuan attends event for spouses of G20 Leaders. ecns.cn Peng Liyuan, wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping, on Tuesday morning attended here an event of the spouses of leaders of the Group of 20 (G20) Bali summit, which was organized by Indonesian First Lady Iriana Joko Widodo.

____ (2022-11-15). Xi meets Spanish PM Pedro Sanchez. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez Tuesday afternoon.

____ (2022-11-15). Macao SAR chief executive delivers policy address, focusing on economy, public concerns. ecns.cn Ho Iat Seng, chief executive of China's Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR), on Tuesday delivered a policy address for fiscal year 2023, stressing efforts to shore up the economy and mitigate public difficulties while keeping the COVID-19 epidemic under control.

____ (2022-11-15). Xi meets Argentine President Fernandez. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Argentine President Alberto Fernandez Tuesday afternoon.

____ (2022-11-15). Chinese, Russian FMs meet in Bali. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met here on Tuesday with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov while Wang, as an entourage of Chinese President Xi Jinping, attended the Group of 20 summit.

____ (2022-11-15). Key messages western media have missed in Xi-Biden summit. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart, Joe Biden, had their first face-to-face meeting on Monday since the latter assumed the American presidency.

____ (2022-11-15). Xi meets S. Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping met with South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol Tuesday afternoon.

____ (2022-11-15). Chinese navy fleet returns from escort mission. ecns.cn A Chinese navy fleet returned to the port city of Zhoushan in east China's Zhejiang Province on Tuesday after completing its mission of escorting civilian vessels in the Gulf of Aden and in the waters off Somalia.

____ (2022-11-15). Xi meets Senegalese President Sall. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Senegalese President Macky Sall Tuesday afternoon.

____ (2022-11-15). Xi meets Australian PM Albanese. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese Tuesday afternoon.

____ (2022-11-15). Xi stresses need for inclusive growth. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping emphasized on Tuesday the need to make global development more inclusive, beneficial to all and more resilient, as he called on Group of 20 members to lead by example in promoting common development and jointly improving the well-being of mankind.

____ (2022-11-15). Peng Liyuan attends spouses' event. ecns.cn Peng Liyuan, wife of President Xi Jinping, joined an event for the spouses of leaders attending the Group of 20 Summit on Tuesday morning in Bali, Indonesia, and voiced hope for strengthened cooperation between China and Indonesia.

____ (2022-11-15). Wang: China keeping fair position on Ukraine issue. ecns.cn China has noted that Russia signaled interest in dialogue and agreed to resume the implementation of the Black Sea Grain Initiative, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Tuesday.

____ (2022-11-15). Sino-Indonesian trade benefits region, world. ecns.cn Closer China-Indonesia economic and trade cooperation will benefit the two countries and add new growth momentum to the regional and world economy.

____ (2022-11-15). Peace Ark hospital ship treats patients in Jakarta. ecns.cn Peace Ark, the Chinese Navy's hospital ship, has started giving free medical services after docking in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, following a nearly 200-hour voyage.

____ (2022-11-15). Hospitals being built to cope with infections. ecns.cn More makeshift hospitals are being built in Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong province, to boost its treatment capacity for COVID-19 infections, according to a local health official.

____ (2022-11-15). Full text: Chinese FM briefs media on Xi-Biden meeting and answers questions. ecns.cn After their meeting, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi briefed the media on the meeting and answered questions.

____ (2022-11-15). China opposes UN General Assembly draft resolution on compensation related to Ukraine: ambassador. ecns.cn The draft resolution calling Russian to provide redress and compensation to Ukraine submitted to the emergency special session for action has obvious flaws and loopholes.

____ (2022-11-15). CHINA / SOCIETY Cross-provincial travels granted under 48h negative test results; inbound, outbound group tour services remain suspended. ecns.cn China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced on Tuesday that tourists could travel to other provinces with public transporation if they could present a negative nucleic acid testing result within 48 hours.

____ (2022-11-16). China-funded hydropower project in Nepal produces 2 bln kWh of power. ecns.cn The Upper Marsyandi A Hydropower Project funded and operated by a Chinese company in western Nepal has produced electricity totaling two billion kilowatt hours by Wednesday, contributing its share in helping lessen the power short supply in the South Asian country.

____ (2022-11-16). China's first affordable offshore wind power project begins operation in S.China's Guangdong. ecns.cn A 0,000-kilowatt (kW) offshore wind power project successfully achieved the grid connection of 78 turbines in South China's Guangdong Province, marking the nation's first affordable offshore wind power project to achieve full capacity and grid connection.

____ (2022-11-16). PBOC Governor Yi Gang meets U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen. ecns.cn China's central bank governor Yi Gang met Janet Yellen, secretary of the Treasury of the United States, on Wednesday during the G20 Summit in Bali, Indonesia.

____ (2022-11-16). China's economy expected to further recover: official. ecns.cn China's economy is expected to further recover in the rest of 2022 as the government's stimulative economic package is set to yield fruitful returns in the fourth quarter, an official with China's top economic planner said Wednesday.

____ (2022-11-16). Xinjiang foreign trade up 60.3 pct in first 10 months. ecns.cn Foreign trade volume of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region soared 60.3 percent year on year to 194.8 billion yuan (about 27.7 billion U.S. dollars) from January to October this year.

____ (2022-11-16). Tibet sets up first airborne emergency rescue team. ecns.cn Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region has set up its first airborne rescue team for emergency response.

____ (2022-11-16). China appoints Serbia's Djordjevic as men's basketball head coach. ecns.cn The Chinese Basketball Association announced that Serbia's Aleksandar Djordjevic will serve as the new head coach of China's men's basketball team.

____ (2022-11-16). Students from China 'welcome' at U.S. colleges. ecns.cn A senior U.S. State Department official said that efforts are being made to reduce barriers and cut waiting times for Chinese applying for student visas after enrollments from China dropped in the 2021-22 school year.

____ (2022-11-16). Positives boost overseas inflows into equities. ecns.cn Several positives drove overseas inflows — more global investors — into China's A-share market on Tuesday, marking their rebound for the third session in a row, international investment banks and asset managers said.

____ (2022-11-16). Govt's role in financial inclusion seen as key. ecns.cn China should support all market players striving to improve financial inclusion to explore more cooperation models, which follow laws and regulatory compliance, put risks under control and promote commercial sustainability.

____ (2022-11-16). 'More action required' to fight climate change. ecns.cn A report by the World Meteorological Organization, or WMO, warning that temperatures in Europe have increased at more than twice the global average over the past 30 years is proof that more immediate action must be taken to fight climate change.

____ (2022-11-16). Report: Digitalization gathers pace in China. ecns.cn The report said nearly 60 percent of surveyed business executives said they would increase their spending in the field of digitalization in the following one to two years.

____ (2022-11-16). Digital healthcare nurtures innovation. ecns.cn Healthcare professionals work at the Chronic Disease Management Center of digital healthcare company WeDoctor's grassroots-level healthcare maintenance organization in Tianjin in August 2021.

____ (2022-11-16). China further eases corporate burden with tax, fee support. ecns.cn China's tax refunds, as well as tax and fee cuts and deferrals, topped 3.7 trillion yuan (about 525.8 billion U.S. dollars) this year as of Nov. 10, as the country continued efforts to ease enterprises' burden, official data showed Wednesday.

____ (2022-11-16). APEC report calls for structural reform, green recovery. ecns.cn Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies should embark on green structural reforms and promote a green recovery from the economic slowdown triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic, said an APEC report on Wednesday.

____ (2022-11-16). China's natural gas supply generally guaranteed for winter heating: official. ecns.cn China can generally guarantee the natural gas supply for winter heating demands this year despite a complex international market situation, an official with the country's top economic planner said Wednesday.

____ (2022-11-16). China launches CERES-1 Y4 commercial rocket with five satellites. ecns.cn China on Wednesday launched a CERES-1 Y4 carrier rocket placing a commercial satellite group in space.

____ (2022-11-16). Study finds men with history of melanoma have higher risk of prostate cancer. ecns.cn A study led by Australia's Daffodil Center has found that men with a history of melanoma are more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer, compared to men who have never suffered from this skin disease.

____ (2022-11-16). Major high-tech expo opens in southwest China. ecns.cn The 10th China (Mianyang) Science and Technology City International High-Tech Expo commenced Wednesday in the city of Mianyang, southwest China's Sichuan Province.

____ (2022-11-16). G20 Bali summit issues joint leaders' declaration. ecns.cn The 17th summit of the Group of 20 issued on Wednesday a joint leaders' declaration.

____ (2022-11-16). U.S. launches Artemis I moon mission. ecns.cn NASA launched the Artemis I mission on Wednesday after two failed attempts, sending the agency's mega Moon rocket and integrated Orion spacecraft on a journey around the moon.

____ (2022-11-16). G20 summit reaffirms cooperation to address serious global economic challenges. ecns.cn The 17th Group of 20 (G20) Summit here on Wednesday reaffirmed its commitment to cooperation to address global economic challenges.

____ (2022-11-16). Chinese nautical adventurer Zhai Mo successfully circles Arctic Ocean. ecns.cn Chinese nautical adventurer Zhai Mo finished the first-ever non-stop circumnavigation of the Arctic Ocean in human history after sailing more than 28,000 nautical miles (about 51,860 kilometers) in over 500 days.

____ (2022-11-16). Chinese candidates elected as UNAT, UNDT judges. ecns.cn Two Chinese candidates were elected judges of United Nations Appeals Tribunal(UNAT) and Dispute Tribunal(UNDT) at the 77th session of the U.N. General Assembly opened on Tuesday.This is the first time that Chinese candidates have been elected to these positions as part of both Tribunals.

____ (2022-11-16). Chinese hybrid rice offers solution to global food shortage: ministry. ecns.cn China attaches great attention to global food security and Chinese hybrid rice offers a solution to global food shortages, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mao Ning said at a press conference on Tuesday.

____ (2022-11-16). Trump announces 2024 presidential bid. ecns.cn Former U.S. President Donald Trump announced Tuesday night that he will run for the White House again.

____ (2022-11-16). Chinese FM meets Indonesian coordinating minister on sidelines of G20 summit. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met here on Wednesday with Coordinator for Cooperation with China and Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut B. Pandjaitan on the sidelines of the Group of 20 (G20) Bali summit.

____ (2022-11-16). Xi to meet Kishida during APEC meeting. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping will meet with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on the sidelines of the 29th APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting in Bangkok, the Chinese foreign ministry announced on Wednesday.

____ (2022-11-16). China to continue working with G20 members on global digital economic paradigm: Xi. ecns.cn China stands ready to continue cooperating with the members of the Group of 20 (G20) to jointly build a global digital economic paradigm featuring benefits for all, balance, coordination, inclusiveness, win-win cooperation and common prosperity.

____ (2022-11-16). Cross-provincial travels granted under 48h negative test results; inbound, outbound group tour services remain suspended. ecns.cn China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced on Tuesday that tourists could travel to other provinces with public transporation if they could present a negative nucleic acid testing result within 48 hours.

____ (2022-11-16). Chinese hybrid rice offers solution to global food shortage: FM Spokesperson. ecns.cn

____ (2022-11-16). China's first LNG refueling vessel put into operation. ecns.cn Originally a LNG bunker vessel, "Offshore Oil 301" (Hai Yang Shi You 301), China's first LNG refueling vessel, was put into operation after renovation on Tuesday in Guangzhou.

____ (2022-11-16). Earliest evidence of human cooking found at Israeli archaeological site. ecns.cn Israeli researchers have discovered the world's oldest fish supper – a carp-like fish displaying the earliest signs of having been cooked by prehistoric humans 780,000 years ago.

____ (2022-11-16). Sugar beets harvest in Xinjiang. ecns.cn Karamay planted a total of 186 hectares of sugar beets in 2022 and the estimated output of sugar beets will exceed 13,000 tons, hitting a record high.

____ (2022-11-16). Cartoon themed subway train unveiled in Hangzhou. ecns.cn A cartoon themed subway is launched in Hangzhou to welcome the upcoming 18th China International Cartoon and Animation Festival (CICAF), which is expected to kick off in November.

____ (2022-11-16). China sends 5 satellites in one rocket into space. ecns.cn A CERES-1 Y4 carrier rocket carrying five Jilin-1 Gaofen 03D satellites blasts off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest of China, Nov. 16, 2022.

____ (2022-11-16). Giant World Cup match ball displayed in Beijing. ecns.cn An installation featuring the official match ball of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 is displayed in a Beijing street ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Nov. 16, 2022.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). Massive blaze breaks out in Istanbul days after terror attack. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (MNA) — A massive fire erupted in Istanbul, Turkey, late Tuesday and consumed four cars parked in the area, days after the city was rattled by a terror attack over the weekend.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). NATO, Europe take stance on falling of missile on Poland. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — NATO and its allies, including the United States, have said they are investigating the cause of the explosion in Poland on Tuesday.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). Iran, Pakistan FMs review bilateral ties, intl. issues. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Amir-Abdollahian and his Pakistani counterpart Bilawal Bhutto Zardari discussed the latest developments in bilateral and international relations.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on November 16. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — Mehr news agency takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Wednesday, November 16.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). Donald Trump announces 2024 presidential bid. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — Former President Donald Trump announced Tuesday night that he will seek the Republican presidential nomination in 2024.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). Iran summons Australia envoy over interventionist stances. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — Reacting to Australia's interventionist approach towards Iran's internal affairs, the Iranian Foreign Ministry summoned the ambassador of Australia to Tehran.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). Missile that hit Poland may not have come from Russia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — A missile that killed two people in Poland was probably not fired from Russia, US President Joe Biden said on Wednesday after holding talks with leaders of Western allies.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). Germany denies secret oil talks with Iran: report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — Reacting to claims over secret talks with Tehran over oil purchase, the German foreign ministry on Tuesday said that the federal government has not engaged in talks with Iran to purchase its oil and gas.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). Mossad spy arrested in S Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — A Mossad spy who was planning a subversive operation was arrested by the Intelligence Organization of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in Kerman province, southern Iran.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). NASA launches Artemis I moon mission. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — NASA launched the Artemis I mission on Wednesday from Florida, with the agency's most powerful rocket ever kicking off a nearly month-long journey with a ground-shaking liftoff.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). 6 policemen killed in attack in northwestern Pakistan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — At least six policemen were killed in a terrorist attack in northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan on Wednesday, an official said.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on Nov. 16. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Wednesday, November 16.

Fight Back (2022-11-16). Tallahassee: SDS protests transphobic Board of Medicine decision. fightbacknews.org Tallahassee, FL — On November 9, Florida State University Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) held a protest against the recent decision by the Florida Board of Medicine to ban, in a 6-3 vote, gender-affirming healthcare for transgender youth. This decision prohibits all types of gender-affirming care for those under 18, including puberty blockers, hormones, cross-hormone therapy and gender-affirming surgery. Around 30 people attended the protest in front of the new student union. | This is not the first time that lawmakers have attacked gender-affirming care in recent months. In August of this year, th…

Human Agenda (2022-11-16). Tuesday 11/15: Human Agenda in Macuelizo. indybay.org Human Agenda office | 1590 Oakland Road, Suite B211 | San José, CA 95131…

INDYRADIO (2022-11-16). 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.

Infobrics (2022-11-16). Say ‰Ω •Ω! (n«ê h«éo) to Your BRICS Partners and Friends. infobrics.org The Chinese language in the BRICS countries is in an active phase: specialized courses are opened, and scientific conferences and symposiums are held. However, a deeper interaction has not yet been noticed. What tools need to be implemented to attract language learning?>

Julia Lis, Benedikt Kern & Roland Rottenfusser (2022-11-16). Charity means toppling the powerful from their thrones and The cry of the poor. indybay.org There is no distinction between structural violence, which is the basis of the capitalist social order, and counter-violence. | "First of all, I would like to state that there is a violence from which all other violence derives: violence number one – the violence of injustices that exist everywhere, the violence of oppression." (Dom Helder Camara), the original violence.

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-11-16). Youths Deliver Messages On Environment and Peace to Lockheed. indybay.org Demand to defund violence and save the planet…

Norman Solomon (2022-11-16). 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…

Sara Flounders (2022-11-16). Which way for the antiwar movement?/ Demand 'Negotiations' or 'Stop the Wars'? workers.org As the war in Ukraine grows more protracted and dangerous, its consequences will arouse fear among many and opposition among those making the greatest sacrifices. The economic consequences of recession and growing inflation in the U.S. and the far greater disarray in the EU, caused by imposing sanctions on Russia, . . . |

SF Bay Area Amharas (2022-11-16). Saturday 11/19: San Francisco Bay Area Amhara Public Forum in Oakland, California. indybay.org Washington Inn Hotel, 495 Tenth Street, Oakland, CA 94607. There is no hotel parking, only street/meter parking is available.

Speak Up Act Up (2022-11-16). 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.

Steve Pleich (2022-11-16). Thursday 11/24: Santa Cruz Community Thanksgiving Dinner. indybay.org Veterans Memorial Building | 846 Front Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060…

Strike Debt Bay Area (2022-11-16). 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.

The Green Arcade (2022-11-16). Thursday 12/1: Two Great Readings to Mark World AIDS Day. indybay.org 1680 Market Street | SF, CA 94102…

Who Watches… Y'know (2022-11-16). 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.

WSWS (2022-11-16). As the class struggle grows in US, another rail union rejects White-House backed contract. wsws.org The opposition of the railroaders draws strength from the fact that it is part of a broader development of the entire working class.

Youth Art Exchange (2022-11-16). Sunday 12/4: 12th Annual San Francisco Youth Arts Summit. indybay.org California College of the Arts: 1111 8th Street San Francisco, CA 94107…

____ (2022-11-16). (100 great changes) Traditional Chinese medicine benefits the whole world. ecns.cn In 2022, the World Health Organization released the report of the WHO Expert Meeting on Evaluation of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)in the Treatment of COVID-19. The report presented evidence of the efficacy and safety of TCM, suggesting that on the basis of clinically relevant outcome measures, the TCMs are beneficial in the treatment of COVID-19.

____ (2022-11-16). UK scholar: China's poverty alleviation helps world achieve goal five years in advance. ecns.cn It is China that has helped the United Nations attain the Sustainable Development Goals, including the eradication of extreme poverty and halving poverty in all its forms, said Robert Walker…

____ (2022-11-16). The 24th China Hi-Tech Fair kicks off in Shenzhen. ecns.cn The 24th China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF) kicked off on Tuesday in Shenzhen, south China's Guangdong Province, attracting over 5,600 exhibitors from 41 countries and regions.

____ (2022-11-16). More primary courts to have jurisdiction over foreign-related civil, commercial cases. ecns.cn China's Supreme People's Court (SPC) has issued a new regulation to expand the jurisdiction of primary courts over the first instance of foreign-related civil and commercial cases.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). Turkish president threatens Greece once again. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday threatened Greece one more time, saying, "we can arrive suddenly one night."

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). Iran determined to export products to Russia: lawmaker. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — The Chairman of Iran-Russia Parliamentary Friendship Group said that suitable ways have been provided for the country to increase the volume of trade exchanges between the two countries of Iran and Russia.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). Iran, Venezuela sign cooperation document in agriculture. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — Iran and Venezuela have inked a cooperation document in the agriculture field.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). IAEA ready to work with Tehran on safeguards issues. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — Expressing IAEA's readiness to work with Iran on addressing outstanding safeguards issues, the IAEA chief expressed hope for holding a technical meeting with Iran in this regard.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). Raeisi hails Iranian female athletes for medal winning. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi hailed the efforts of Iranian medalist women, saying that paying attention to sports and supporting athletes is the main approach of the current Iranian government.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). Iran determined to expand ties with Muslim countries. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — The chief of Iran's Department of Environment Ali Salajegheh in a meeting with the Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry stressed Iran's will to develop relations with the Muslim countries.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). UN should protect independence in Ukraine war-related issues. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — Iran's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Amir Saeed Iravani said that there is a need for the UN to protect its independence in investigating issues related to the current conflict in Ukraine.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). Zionists seeking to attribute attack on oil tanker to Tehran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — Zionist military officials claimed that Iran was behind the attack on the oil tanker belonging to the Zionist billionaire off the coast of Oman.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). Iran, India, Russia to hold meeting on Afghanistan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — Iran, India, and Russia will hold a trilateral meeting focusing on Afghanistan on the sidelines of the Moscow format meeting.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). Regional security depends on stability on Afghanistan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — Special envoy of the Iranian President for Afghanistan says that regional security depends on the security and stability of Afghanistan and the countries of the region are trying to help create a stable and safe Afghanistan.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). Iran's Vafaei starts shining at UK Snooker Championship 2022. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — Iran's Hossein Vafaei has defeated the top player Mark Selby at the UK Snooker Championship 2022.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). Vienna talks at risk due to Western miscalculations. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — Over the last few weeks, Iran has reiterated its firm commitments to diplomacy but Tehran's openness was met with Western procrastination.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). Eye-catching nature of Markazi province in fall. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — The natural landscape of Markazi province is so eye-catching in autumn that can convince almost anyone to tour this Iranian province.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). West hybrid war against Russia increases likelihood of WWIII. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — Deputy Chairman of Russia's Security Council Dmitry Medvedev says that the West is bringing World War III closer by waging a hybrid war on Russia.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). VIDEO: Biden stumbles again during Bali visit. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — On Tuesday, Biden, not for the first time, stumbled on the stairs and appeared to lose his footing after which, Indonesian President Joko Widodo held him during their visit to a Mangrove forest in Bali at G20 Summit.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). Haiti, UN appeal for help as fears grow over cholera's spread. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — The UN and Haitian officials called for international assistance to respond to an outbreak of cholera that the World Health Organization has warned puts hundreds of thousands of people across the Caribbean nation at risk.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). Israeli oil tanker targeted by drone in Sea of Oman. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — An oil tanker, belonging to an Israeli billionaire, was struck in an exploding drone attack off Oman.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). IAEA's BoG anti-Iran resolution rejected: AEOI chief. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Chief Mohammad Eslami said that the resolution that the US and E3 including the UK, France, and Germany drafted against Iran is not correct and is strongly rejected.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). G20 rejects use of nuke weapons as inadmissible: declaration. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — The leaders of the G20 rejected the use or the threat of using nuclear weapons as inadmissible in their declaration following the summit in Indonesia's Bali on Wednesday.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-16). Iran, Venezuela sign MoU on academic cooperation. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (MNA) — An extensive academic cooperation MoU was signed between Iran and Venezuela in the presence of Iran's Minister of Science Research and Technology and Venezuelan vice president Gabriela Jiménez.

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