2022-11-17: News Headlines

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-17). Milley Says Chances of Ukrainian Military Victory 'Not High'. news.antiwar.com Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley reaffirmed on Wednesday that he sees an opportunity for peace talks between Russia and Ukraine and that the chances of a Ukrainian military victory happening anytime soon are "not high." "In terms of probability, the probability of a Ukrainian military victory defined as kicking the …

UnitedEditor (2022-11-17). Missiles in Poland: An "unfortunate incident" or a deliberate provocation by Ukraine? uwidata.com The conflict at the border on the territory of Poland, November 15, 2022, was about to trigger the Third World War, judging by the hysterical headlines in the media. There was an incident in the east of the country in the village of Przewodów. Objects fell to the ground, which were mistaken for "Russian missiles" …

____ (2022-11-17). Russia identifies exploding projectile in Poland as Ukrainian missile. ecns.cn Russian experts have confirmed from pictures of the wreckage of the projectile falling in Poland that it was a Ukrainian missile, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Wednesday.

WSWS (2022-11-17). German government increases military spending for war against Russia. wsws.org Last Friday, the Budget Committee of the Bundestag (federal parliament) approved the draft bill of the Social Democrat-led Defence Ministry that provides for a massive increase in military spending next year.

WSWS (2022-11-17). Ukraine attacks Poland: A deliberate provocation. wsws.org Ukraine's missile strike on Poland was a calculated provocation, intended to accelerate direct NATO involvement in the conflict and preclude any negotiated settlement of the war with Russia.

Eva Bartlett (2022-11-17). Interviewed By Trish Wood, On What I'm Seeing In The Donbass (Under Ukraine's Fire). ingaza.wordpress.com I'm extremely grateful to Trish Wood for reaching out to me, spending the time talking with me, and for her professional interview style. She is incredibly well-informed on the matters we discussed. Trish uploaded the interview here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=jCgCHcqR4c0 This is an interview I did in October, but hadn't shared, due to Youtube strikes preventing me from…

Lindsey German (2022-11-17). Polish missile crisis shows, again, why Ukraine war must end. peoplesworld.org The news on Tuesday that a Russian missile had killed two people in a Polish village on the border with Ukraine was greeted with trepidation by many. The implications were clear: Poland is in NATO, therefore any military attack upon the country meant that Article 5 of the NATO charter could be invoked. It deems …

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-11-17). The Uyghurs and Anti-China Propaganda. orinocotribune.com By Christopher Black Nov 10, 2022 | On August 26th 2022 as the US-NATO directed counter-offensive against the Donbass Republics and other Ukrainian regions resisting the NATO installed Nazi friendly regime in Kiev began to take place, the NATO states, led by the United States and Britain, escalated their aggression against China. | The Donbass Republics and Russian forces broke the Kiev offensive in Kherson and inflicted heavy losses on the Kiev regime as they did in the past several days in the Kiev attack in the Kharkov region. Western propaganda was awash in claims of a Russian defeat, but they were the…

Staff (2022-11-17). NATO chief participates in -nation Ukraine war council. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATONovember 16, 2022 NATO Secretary General takes part in Ukraine Defense Contact Group meeting Also see: Germany: Pentagon assembles defense chiefs from nations for Ukraine war confab NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg participated in a virtual meeting of the U.S.-led Ukraine Defense Contact Group on Wednesday (16 November 2022), to review the continued significant …

Staff (2022-11-17). Rapidly deploy NATO capabilities: HIMARS tested in Black Sea drill. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOAllied Air CommandNovember 17, 2022 Royal Air Force and Romanian Army test deployability of NATO defensive capabilities MIHAIL KOGƒÇLNICEANU, Romania — A Royal Air Force A400M Atlas transport aircraft conducted trials in Romania to rapidly deploy NATO capabilities, using a Romanian mobile artillery rocket system. The week-long trials started on November 8 and involved an …

Staff (2022-11-17). Ukrainian air force chief addresses conference of 18 NATO partners from five continents. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOAllied Air CommandNovember 15, 2022 Allied Air Command hosts NATO Partner Air Chiefs' Conference RAMSTEIN, Germany Partner Air Chiefs and representatives from 18 NATO nations [partners] assembled via video teleconference for the 2022 Partner Air Chiefs' Conference chaired by General James B. Hecker, Commander Allied Air Command, November 14, 2022. NATO cooperates with a …

Staff (2022-11-17). Sweden to Change Constitution to Allow 8 Years in Prison for Revealing Relations with NATO. globalresearch.ca

Rudolf Bradner, Minqi Li (2022-11-17). In the Trap of NATO and The Collapse of US Hegemony. indybay.org Even before the outbreak of the global Covid pandemic, it was widely recognized that U.S. hegemony was in irreversible decline. Since then, the pace of hegemony loss has accelerated. In August 2021, the Taliban captured Kabul as U.S. forces withdrew in a chaotic and hasty manner…. Only about six months later, war broke out between Russia and Ukraine.

Staff (2022-11-17). Cubanos invictos en Mundial Juvenil de Boxeo. cubadebate.cu El equipo cubano consiguió dos victorias este jueves y mantuvo su invicto en cuatro peleas en el Campeonato Mundial Juvenil de Boxeo de La Nucía 2022, que se desarrolla en España. El campeón panamericano júnior Ewart Marín (51 kg) y el subcampeón panamericano Daniel Forcades (67 kg) fueron los vencedores en la tercera fecha.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-11-17). Anuncian investigación judicial a militares colombianos. telesurtv.net Se trata de los militares implicados en el asesinato del esposo de la senadora indígena Aida Quilcué en el año 2008.

TeleSUR, jaa, SH (2022-11-17). CFK denuncia irregularidades en caso sobre intento de asesinato. telesurtv.net La vicepresidenta Cristina Fernández sostiene que la magistrada dilató la detención de los cómplices en el intento de magnicidio en su contra.

Alex Bainbridge (2022-11-17). Nilàºfer Koàß: 'Iran uprising gives new hope for oppressed people'. greenleft.org.au Nilàºfer Koàß from the Kurdish National Congress spoke at the Ecosocialism 2022 conference about the popular uprising in Iran, war in Ukraine and Rojava Revolution. Alex Bainbridge and Susan Price report.

DLI (2022-11-17). 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.

Federico Fuentes (2022-11-17). As ITUC meets in Melbourne, Ukrainian, Polish unionists call on global trade union confederation to expel pro-war Russian affiliate. greenleft.org.au Ukrainian and Polish trade unions are calling on delegates to the International Trade Union Confederation world congress to support the expulsion of the pro-war Russian Federation of Trade Unions, reports Federico Fuentes.

Staff (2022-11-17). Congreso Global de Medios: La cultura de la tolerancia. cubadebate.cu La tolerancia no es el soportarse uno al otro, es respetar la cultura, la idiosincracia, las tradiciones, asi definia el tema central del segundo dia de sesiones del Global Media Congress el Ministro para la Tolerancia de los Emiratos Arabes Unidos, Jeque Nahiam bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, al abrir la jornada de trabajo en el Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. | Los Emiratos son el único país en el mundo que tiene este tipo de Ministerio, como expresión de la importancia que su gobierno da a este asunto en la formación de sus ciudadanos y a tono con el propósito de este pais de ser un puente entre Oriente y Occiden…

Anonymous103 (2022-11-17). In Video: Map Of Russian Withdrawal In Kherson Region. southfront.org

Contributing Writers (2022-11-17). Missiles crash in Poland | Ukraine ramps up provocations | Report from Donetsk | Scott Ritter Show. marktaliano.net READ MORE: |

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts (2022-11-17). The War in Ukraine, Geopolitical Forecast. The Kremlin's "Indecision" "The War Will Continue to Widen": Dr. Paul Craig Roberts. globalresearch.ca

George D. O'Neill, Jr. (2022-11-17). Blame the Deep State for Carnage in Ukraine. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-11-17). Headlines for November 17, 2022. democracynow.org GOP Wins Narrow House Majority; McConnell Reelected Senate Minority Leader, Senate Advances Bill to Codify Marriage Equality into Federal Law, Iran Steps Up Violence Against Protesters, Sentences Five Activists to Death, Russian Missiles Fall Across Ukraine as Grain Export Deal Extended for 120 Days, Poland Blames Russia for Deadly Blast Near Border with Ukraine, Family of Alaa Abd El-Fattah Still Has Not Seen Imprisoned British Egyptian Activist, U.S. Judge Gives Biden Administration 5Week Extension to End Title 42, Sen. Ossoff Grills ICE Official About Invasive Procedures Performed on Prisoners, Immigrant Right…

UnitedEditor (2022-11-17). Giorgia Meloni wants an even more Atlanticist Italy. uwidata.com Which foreign policy will the new Italian government led by Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni follow? Meloni herself answered this question at the end of October, in the aftermath of Berlusconi's statements on the situation in Ukraine. "On one thing I have been, am, and will always be clear. I intend to lead a government with …

David Penner (2022-11-17). The Church of Humanitarian Intervention Threatens the Survival of Our Species. The Destruction of Russia and China on the Drawing Board of the Pentagon. globalresearch.ca

Federico Fuentes (2022-11-17). As ITUC meets in Melbourne, Ukrainian, Polish unionists call on global union confederation to expel pro-war Russian affiliate. greenleft.org.au Ukrainian and Polish trade unions are calling on the International Trade Union Confederation to expel the pro-war Russian Federation of Trade Unions, reports Federico Fuentes.

Infobrics (2022-11-17). Bulgaria to train thousands of Ukrainian soldiers to fight Russia. infobrics.org Sofia ruins traditionally strong relations with Moscow.

John Leake (2022-11-17). Misinformation: AP Admits Erroneously Reporting Russian Attack on Poland. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-11-17). State Dept high priestess for Europe/Eurasia threatens Georgians over treatment of viceroy Degnan. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Rustavi2November 17, 2022 Kelly Degnan is a fantastic representative of the US in Georgia and I will back her up any time Karen Donfried Also see: U.S. ambassador to Georgia blasts "revanchist" Russia for 220 years of barbaric atrocities U.S. viceroy abetting Georgian coup plot Georgia: U.S. viceroy (semi-) covertly pushes war, coup agenda …

WSWS (2022-11-17). Democratic think tank plots war against Russia and China: What is the Center for a New American Strategy? wsws.org The Center for a New American Strategy is a Democratic think tank with close ties to the Biden administration, the military, the CIA and the defense industry. It has played a central role in the formulation of US imperialist strategy against Russia and China and Washington's drive for global hegemony.

Lucas Leiroz de Almeida (2022-11-17). Norway Signs Arms Trade with US in Anti-Russian Paranoia. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2022-11-17). Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa. wsws.org National teachers' 24-hour strike in Hungary over pay; Strikes across France in education sector continue, including vocational high school teachers against government "reform"; UK class struggle intensifies as postal workers, university lecturers, teachers and train drivers prepare to walk out; protests and strikes over death of Iranian Mahsa Amini at hands of police in ninth week link up with commemoration of 2019 massacre; further 24-hour public sector pay strike planned in South Africa against three percent pay offer…

_____ (2022-11-17). Gaza Freedom Flotilla To Sail In 2023. popularresistance.org After a pause due to the global pandemic, the Gaza Freedom Flotilla Coalition (FFC) is set to resume its sailing to challenge the illegal, immoral and inhuman Israeli blockade of Gaza. The last sailing of the flotilla was in 2018. The 2020 sail was postponed due to the COVID pandemic that closed many European ports. | Members of the 10 national and international organization campaign coalition met in London November 4-6, 2022, and made the decision to resume sailing in 2023. Representatives of member campaigns from Norway, Malaysia, US, Sweden, Canada, France, New Zealand, Turkey and the International Committee f…

Brian Mier (2022-11-17). How Brazil's electoral court took action against Bolsonaro's fake news campaigns. multipolarista.com Targeted disinformation campaigns on social media were key in getting Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro into power in 2018. A law professor explains how the Superior Electoral Court took action to prevent him from manipulating the 2022 vote.

WSWS (2022-11-17). Elon Musk issues ultimatum to Twitter employees: Submit to "extremely hardcore" culture, or face termination. wsws.org In a rational society, a platform like Twitter would be publicly owned, but under capitalism it has become the plaything of a single billionaire oligarch, and a fascistic buffoon to boot.

WSWS (2022-11-17). Republican Party wins control of the US House of Representatives. wsws.org The Associated Press projected Wednesday that Republican candidates had won at least 218 seats, a bare majority, with six seats still too close to call.

WSWS (2022-11-17). Federal appeals court blocks Biden's student loan forgiveness plan indefinitely. wsws.org Six Republican-led state governments deliberately filed their suit against the program before one of the most right-wing appeals courts in the country.

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2022-11-17). Privacy Woes: Google's "Location History" Settlement. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous Contributor (2022-11-17). Mutual Aid and Zine Festival in Bremerton, WA a Raging Success. itsgoingdown.org Report from mutual aid and zine festival is so-called Bremerton, Washington. A benefit show and zine fair to support the Peoples Harm Reduction Alliance/Kitsap Food Not Bombs in so-called Bremerton, WA on November 12th, brought out anarchists and other comrades from all over the Pacific Northwest. The energy and sense of unity was nothing short…

_____ (2022-11-17). South Korea strengthens its economic presence in Africa. journal-neo.org As the struggle for multipolarity and resources in Europe and Asia continues, another field of strategic confrontation between world powers is gradually taking shape. The fragmented African continent, with sensitive hotbeds of simmering and re-emerging conflicts, but rich in natural resources, is increasingly attracting investors from all over the world. Leading Asian economies have been …

_____ (2022-11-17). The Itaewon tragedy, a possible step towards national unity or a "Sewol" for Yoon Suk-yeol? journal-neo.org On October 30, 2022, a deadly stampede in Seoul's Itaewon district tragically killed more than 1 people and left 1 others with various degrees of injuries. The stampede was the worst tragedy in South Korea since the Sewol ferry crash in 2014, which killed 304 people. It should be noted right away that the Itaewon …

_____ (2022-11-17). Qatar 2022's Quest for Heroes. strategic-culture.org

Admin_ips (2022-11-17). REPORT: Homecoming: The Greater Birmingham Community Speaks on Regional Cooperation and a More Inclusive Economy. ips-dc.org Greater Birmingham, AL, has experienced a resurgence in economic growth and civic engagement. Yet the benefits of this prosperity are not widely shared.

Alasdair Baverstock (2022-11-17). Mycoturism sprouts in Mexico. america.cgtn.com With the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting (Nov. 18 & 19) coming to an end in Thailand, participating countries will be leaving the event with modern agreements, and perhaps discovering they have more in common than they thought.

Andrew Korybko (2022-11-17). The US Hinted that It Might Sanction Ethiopia on Human Rights and Military Pretexts. globalresearch.ca

Animal Liberation Press Office (2022-11-17). 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 (2022-11-17). 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 (2022-11-17). 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.

Anonymous103 (2022-11-17). Associated Press Issues Correction To Its Fake Report Which Could Have Kicked Off WW3. southfront.org Originally published by ZeroHedge Update(1605ET): The Associated Press has issued an official correction for its not-so-inconsequential bit of reporting Tuesday that could have…

Art Persyko (2022-11-17). 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)…

Ashley Curtin (2022-11-17). Two companies to develop wind turbine blades made from renewable materials. nationofchange.org "The wind industry as a key driver towards carbon neutrality needs to become 100% sustainable and environmentally friendly."

Brenda Norrell (2022-11-17). 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."

Bruce C.T. Wright (2022-11-17). Why Were UVA Football Players Shot? Reports Hint At Accused Student-Gunman's Motive. newsone.com Source: Win McNamee / Getty | UPDATED: 7: 00 p.m. ET, Nov. 16, with testimony at first court appearance. | Original story published on Nov. 15. | The accused gunman behind a deadly mass shooting on the University of Virginia's campus last weekend "targeted" his victims, a witness told the police,

By Brenda Norrell (2022-11-17). Speaking for the Water: Indigenous Women Speak for the Children and Rivers at COP27. indybay.org Indigenous women held a Water Ceremony at the United Nations Climate Summit in Egypt and spoke out against the oil and gas industry, and gold mining, which is destroying their lives and rivers, and the future for their children.

C.J. Hopkins (2022-11-17). The Road to Totalitarianism (Revisited). dissidentvoice.org Photo: W. Rospondek, Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp It feels like it's finally over, doesn't it, the whole "apocalyptic pandemic" thing? I mean, really, really over this time. Not like all those other times when you thought it was over, but it wasn't over, and was like the end of those Alien movies, where it seems like …

Chauncey K. Robinson (2022-11-17). 'The Inspection' review: Militarism and gay identity clash in this emotional ride. peoplesworld.org The new film The Inspection centers on a young Black gay man in the early 2000s trying to figure out what he wants to do with his life. His homophobic mother kicked him out when he was only 16, and he's been living on the streets for ten years. In order to somehow make his …

Chris Jenkins (2022-11-17). WA ANF calls off industrial action, shuts down AGM. greenleft.org.au The Australia Nursing Federation Western Australia is conducting yet another online poll on an inadequate government pay offer. Chris Jenkins reports.

Colin Todhunter (2022-11-17). Reimagining Food, Farming and Humanity: Ecomodernism's Dystopia. globalresearch.ca

Connor Echols (2022-11-17). How a Lightly-sourced AP Story Almost Set Off World War III. globalresearch.ca

Contributing Writers (2022-11-17). The "Fact Check" Scam. Who Checks the "Fact Checkers?"/ By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts. marktaliano.net

Cynthia Papermaster (2022-11-17). Thursday 12/1: CODEPINK Co-Founder Medea Benjamin in conversation with Mickey Huff, Project Censored. indybay.org Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar St., Berkeley…

Davontah (2022-11-17). Nipsey Hussle Gets Inspiring Docuseries Which Will Chronicle His Rise To Fame. newsone.com

Dean Baker (2022-11-17). Falling Import Prices and Moderate Producer Prices: More Evidence the Fed's Work Might Be Done. cepr.net We continue to see evidence that inflation is slowing sharply, from slower wage growth, to sharply lower rental inflation, and falling import prices.

Dean Baker (2022-11-17). NYT Says Europe Can Meet Its Manufacturing Targets by Spending Just Over 0.1 Percent of GDP. cepr.net The projected cost of building manufacturing facilities will be a bit more than 0.1 percent of its GDP over this period.

Diablo Rising Tide (2022-11-17). 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.

Didi Rankovic (2022-11-17). Google Is Sued for Auto-installing COVID "Spyware" on People's Phones. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Drew Pinsky (2022-11-17). Video: In Denmark, Death Rates Skyrocket. Something Horrible Is Going on! globalresearch.ca

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts (2022-11-17). The "Fact Check" Scam. Who Checks the "Fact Checkers?" globalresearch.ca

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2022-11-17). Den Kriegstreibern in den Arm fallen Neuer "Krefelder Appell" globalresearch.ca Alle Artikel von Global Research kà∂nnen in 51 Sprachen gelesen werden, indem Sie die Schaltflà§che Website àºbersetzen unterhalb desnewsauthor">Ns des Autors aktivieren. | Um den tà§glichen Newsletter von Global Research (ausgewà§hlte Artikel) zu erhalten, Folgen Sie …

____ (2022-11-17). TikTok to address U.S. security concerns. ecns.cn Short-video app TikTok is working on an initiative called "Project Texas" to address the U.S. government concerns about data security, its CEO said on Wednesday.

____ (2022-11-17). China Space Museum reopens for immersive experience. ecns.cn The China Space Museum reopened on Wednesday to mark the 65th anniversary of the advent of the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology, providing a platform for the public to learn about China's space history and achievements.

____ (2022-11-17). Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway conducts successful trial operation. ecns.cn The trial operation of Jakarta-Bandung High-Speed Railway (HSR) in Indonesia was successfully conducted from Tegalluar Station to Casting Yard No. 4 on Wednesday.

____ (2022-11-17). Guangdong reports over 8,800 new local COVID-19 cases, accelerates construction of medical facilities. ecns.cn Guangdong Province is speeding up construction of mobile hospitals and quarantine facilities to cope with the recent COVID-19 resurgence.

____ (2022-11-17). Construction of 'smart' Xiongan boosts local digital economy. ecns.cn

____ (2022-11-17). Tax cuts, refunds ease pain of small biz. ecns.cn China's tax and fee cuts, as well as large-scale value-added tax refunds, have not only eased some of the financial burdens faced by smaller firms on account of economic headwinds but also nurtured new growth drivers.

____ (2022-11-17). Peng calls for closer ties, meets first lady Iriana. ecns.cn Peng Liyuan, wife of President Xi Jinping, met with Indonesian first lady Iriana Joko Widodo in Bali, Indonesia, on Wednesday afternoon, calling for strengthened exchanges between China and Indonesia to promote public welfare.

____ (2022-11-17). China to bring more stability, certainty. ecns.cn China will work with the United Nations to push for concrete progress in implementing the Global Development Initiative and the Global Security Initiative in order to bring more stability and certainty into a volatile world, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday.

____ (2022-11-17). China encourages foreign investment. ecns.cn China's latest move to open its market to foreign investment in the manufacturing sector will contribute to high — quality development, and ensure the stability and security of global industrial and supply chains…

____ (2022-11-17). NDRC push to speed up steps for stability. ecns.cn China's top economic regulator will continuously promote the implementation of a package of policies to stabilize the economy, further expedite the financing of projects via policy-based and developmental financial instruments.

____ (2022-11-17). Test success on Indonesia's first high-speed railway. ecns.cn China's first overseas high-speed railway project fully adopting the nation's own technologies and standards is progressing at pace in Indonesia, with a successful inspection test run carried out on Wednesday on the landmark Jakarta-Bandung line.

____ (2022-11-17). China-aided Phase II rural road project in Cambodia completes. ecns.cn The second phase of the China-aided rural road project in Cambodia has come to an end successfully, building asphalt and concrete paved roads in a total length of 120 km, officials said here on Thursday.

____ (2022-11-17). Backgrounder: Basic facts about APEC. ecns.cn Leaders are gathering in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, for the 29th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting on Nov. 18-19.

____ (2022-11-17). Xi leaves for Thailand after attending G20 summit in Bali, Indonesia. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping left Thursday for the Thai capital of Bangkok after attending the 17th Group of 20 Summit on this Indonesian resort island.

____ (2022-11-17). Thai PM calls for solidarity, sustainable growth at APEC CEO Summit. ecns.cn Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Thursday urged APEC economies to join hands to achieve sustainable growth amid global challenges at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit.

____ (2022-11-17). UN envoy: Focusing on a shared global future is vital. ecns.cn The Chinese ambassador to the United Nations on Wednesday reiterated the importance of building a global community with a shared future at a time of momentous changes unseen in a century.

____ (2022-11-17). Shenzhou-14 taikonauts perform third spacewalk. ecns.cn The Shenzhou-14 crew on board the orbiting Chinese Tiangong space station is conducting their extravehicular activities for the third time, according to the China Manned Space Agency.

____ (2022-11-17). Chinese delegate calls on parties to seek compromise at upcoming UN biodiversity conference. ecns.cn All parties need to seek a compromise on key issues at the UN biodiversity conference to be held next month and strive to adopt…

____ (2022-11-17). Foreign direct investment into China expands. ecns.cn The actual use of foreign direct investment into the Chinese mainland expanded 14.4 percent on a yearly basis to 1.09 trillion yuan between January and October of this year, said the Ministry of Commerce on Thursday.

____ (2022-11-17). China's ODI sees growth in first 10 months of the year. ecns.cn China's non-financial outbound direct investment, or ODI, rose 10.3 percent year-on-year to 627.4 billion yuan during the first ten months of the year, the Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday.

____ (2022-11-17). China's non-financial ODI up 10.3 pct in Jan.-Oct. ecns.cn China's non-financial outbound direct investment (ODI) reached 627.4 billion yuan in the first 10 months of the year, up 10.3 percent year on year, official data showed Thursday.

____ (2022-11-17). Xi calls for Asia-Pacific regional economic integration amid challenges of the times. ecns.cn Facing new developments, APEC members need to draw on past experiences and lessons, respond to the challenges of the times and steadfastly advance Asia-Pacific regional economic integration, Chinese President Xi Jinping said here Thursday."ÄÄ…

____ (2022-11-17). Xi elaborates goals of development. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Thursday that "we should follow a path of peaceful development," "a path of openness and inclusiveness" and "a path of solidarity.""ÄÄ…

____ (2022-11-17). Xi says Asia-Pacific no one's backyard. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Thursday that the Asia-Pacific is no one's backyard and should not become an arena for big power contest."ÄÄ…

____ (2022-11-17). Xi pledges to maintain humanity-nature harmony in Chinese modernization. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday vowed to follow a new path of maintaining harmony between humanity and nature in pursuing Chinese modernization.

____ (2022-11-17). Xi says peaceful development a strategic choice in fundamental interests of Chinese people. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday said "to follow the path of peaceful development is a strategic choice made by us in the fundamental interests of the Chinese people.""ÄÄ…

____ (2022-11-17). Xi says disrupting industrial, supply chains will lead Asia-Pacific cooperation to dead end. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Thursday that any attempt to disrupt or even dismantle the industrial and supply chains formed in the Asia-Pacific over many years will only lead Asia-Pacific economic cooperation to a dead end."ÄÄ…

____ (2022-11-17). Shenzhou-14 taikonauts complete 5.5-hour spacewalk. ecns.cn The Shenzhou-14 crew on board the orbiting Chinese Tiangong space station completed their third spacewalk at 4: p.m. (Beijing Time) on Thursday, according to the China Manned Space Agency.

____ (2022-11-17). China-Pakistan Economic Corridor creates 190,000 jobs over 9 years: official. ecns.cn The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor(CPEC), a pilot project of the Belt and Road Initiatives, has created 190,000 jobs over the past 9 years, a Chinese spokesperson said on Wednesday.

____ (2022-11-17). China sole country producing hydrogen from coal on large scale: report. ecns.cn

____ (2022-11-17). China staunch supporter of UN-centered int'l system: Xi. ecns.cn China is a staunch supporter of the international system with the United Nations (UN) at its core, Chinese President Xi Jinping said here Wednesday afternoon when meeting with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

____ (2022-11-17). Mainland saddened by damaged cultural relics in Taipei Palace Museum. ecns.cn A spokesperson for the State Council Taiwan Affairs Office on Wednesday said the mainland was saddened by the damage of cultural relics in the Palace Museum in Taipei.

____ (2022-11-17). Xi arrives in Bangkok for APEC meeting, Thailand visit. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Bangkok, Thailand on Thursday to attend the 29th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting and visit Thailand.

____ (2022-11-17). Shenzhou XIV crew begins third spacewalk. ecns.cn China's Shenzhou XIV astronauts began their third spacewalk on Thursday, according to the China Manned Space Agency.

____ (2022-11-17). Beijing starts inhaled COVID-19 booster vaccination. ecns.cn The first batch of inhaled COVID-19 booster vaccination has become available in Beijing starting from Wednesday in Beijing.

____ (2022-11-17). 17th G20 Summit concludes in Indonesia. ecns.cn Posters for the 17th Group of 20 (G20) Summit are hung at Tamansatryagatotkaca, Beli, Indonesia, Nov. 16, 2022. The 17th G20 Summit concluded on Wednesday.

____ (2022-11-17). Mysterious scenery of mist-enveloped lake in Sichuan. ecns.cn Landscape of the Moon Lake and colorful mountains enveloped in the mist on a winter morning, creating a mysterious scenery in Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province.

____ (2022-11-17). 29th APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting to be held in Bangkok, Thailand. ecns.cn This photo taken on Nov. 12, 2022 shows the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center in Bangkok, Thailand. The 29th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting will be held in Bangkok, Thailand, on Nov. 18-19.

____ (2022-11-17). More treasures from Jiangkou Battlefield unveiled in Sichuan. ecns.cn Jiangkou Battlefield is believed to be the site where 17th-century peasant-uprising leader Zhang Xianzhong abandoned treasures while losing the war.

____ (2022-11-17). Scenery of Zhaga waterfall in Sichuan. ecns.cn Zhaga means "torrent in white rocks" in the Tibetan language. The waterfall is 104 meters in height and 35 meters in width, and the highest calcified waterfall in China.

____ (2022-11-17). US needs to immediately stop its cyber attacks and secret thefts against other countries. ecns.cn

____ (2022-11-17). US should act more responsibly, take more credible steps to respect and observe int'l rules. ecns.cn

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). West not needed to play role of supporter of Iranian women. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations Zahra Ershadi has underlined that the Western states are not needed to play the role of fake supporters of Iranian women.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). 3 arrested in connection with deadly terrorist attack in Izeh. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — Three people involved in a deadly terrorist attack in Izeh, a city in Iran's southwestern province of Khuzestan, were arrested by the security forces.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on November 17. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — Mehr news agency takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Thursday, November 17.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). UN anti-Iran resolution lacks authenticity, validity: Spox. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman reacted to the political anti-Iran resolution ratified at the UN General Assembly Third Committee, saying that the resolution lacks authenticity and validity.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). Conveying martyrs message to new generation necessary. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — The word "martyrdom" is a manifestation of self-sacrifice, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said, stressing that conveying the martyrs' message to the new generation is necessary.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). Fire reported in Iraq's Baghdad airport (+VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — On Thursday, Iraqi civil defense forces controlled a fire that broke out in the departure hall of Iraq's Baghdad international airport.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). Cuba condemns US anti-Iran sanctions, interventionist moves. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — The Cuban Foreign Minister rejected the new US sanctions against Iran and called Washington's actions an obvious interference in Iran's internal affairs.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). Yerevan ready to sign peace agreement with Baku: Pashinyan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan says Yerevan is ready to sign a framework agreement on peace with Baku.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). Biden contests Zelensky claims on missile that hit Poland. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — US President Joe Biden said the comments by his Ukrainian counterpart Vladimir Zelensky that the missile that landed in Poland was not Ukrainian was no evidence, according to reporters accredited with the White House.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). Dreams of enemies over Iran separation to never come true. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — The dreams of the enemies about the separation of Iran and the division of the Iranian nation will not come true, the IRGC commander-in-chief says.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). Asia-Pacific no one's backyard, says China's Xi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Thursday that the Asia-Pacific is no one's backyard and should not become an arena for big power contests.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). VIDEO: China president scolds Trudeau over G20 meeting leak. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — Chinese President Xi Jinping was caught on video dressing down Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Wednesday for allegedly leaking details of their closed-door meeting at the G20 summit in Indonesia.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). Venezuela has great friends like Iran to bolster independence. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro says his country has important allies around the world, like Iran, to consolidate the country's economic independence.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). Enemies disappointed by wisdom of Iranian nation. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — Iran's foreign minister has noted that enemies have targeted the integrity of the Islamic Republic and Iranian identity, but people's wisdom has disappointed them.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). Tehran to give decisive response if US-E3 resolution approved. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — Reacting to the recent anti-Iran resolution drafted by US and E3, the Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman warned that if the resolution is approved, Tehran's response will be decisive and effective.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). Raeisi highlights necessity of countering media warfare. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — President Ebrahim Raeisi on Thursday said that Iran is facing media warfare which aims to change public understanding of issues.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). Development of Iran-Indonesia maritime coop. source of pride. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — The development of maritime relations between Iran and Indonesia will cause progress and pride in the Islamic world, the commander of the Iranian peace and friendship flotilla said.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). Recent terrorist operations stem from enemy frustration. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — Referring to the terrorist operations in Khuzesatan and Isfahan, the Iranian government spokesman said that such terrorist activities are rooted in the enemies' frustration with the media terrorism being waged against country.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on Nov. 17. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Thursday, November 17.

Global Research News (2022-11-17). Selected Articles: U.S. "Weaponized" Dollar Economics. "This Global Instrument of Fraud and World Dominance Must be Broken Once and for All" globalresearch.ca By For decades the world has been exposed to US-weaponized dollar-economics — US sanctions dished …

Hector Luis Alamo (2022-11-17). My Cop Dad and His Cop Buddies. latinorebels.com "This story still stings, but I'll tell it anyway."

Helmy Abouleish, Andrew Kimbrell (2022-11-17). Climate Talks Must Include BROAD Ecological Agriculture Solutions. commondreams.org Against huge odds and with minimal resources, farmers and peasant agrarian communities around the globe are proving we can nourish people and the planet with agroecological farming.

Human Agenda (2022-11-17). Tuesday 11/15: Human Agenda in Macuelizo. indybay.org Human Agenda office | 1590 Oakland Road, Suite B211 | San José, CA 95131…

INDYRADIO (2022-11-17). 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 (2022-11-17). Creating Solidarity Between Africa and Brics Countries Top of Sars' List. infobrics.org The South African Revenue Service (Sars) participated in two multilateral meetings recently to cement international tax co-operation in Africa and among the Brics countries…

Infobrics (2022-11-17). India and Brazil Can Join Forces on the Global Stage Following Lula's Victory. infobrics.org Brazil-India relations have never been particularly intense, but under Lula's third presidency this might very well change; that is, if Brasilia and New Delhi seize the opportunity presented to them…

Infobrics (2022-11-17). Algeria Officially Applies to Join BRICS Bloc. infobrics.org Algeria has officially applied to join the BRICS economic group, Anadolu News Agency reports…

International Crimes Investigative Committee (2022-11-17). Video: Suddenly Changed? Personality Changes After mRNA Injection. globalresearch.ca

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-11-17). What Is It Like Running A Newspaper In The Pen? Meet The Black Man Behind 'Nash News'. moguldom.com A Black man leads the longest-running prison-published newspaper in North Carolina and he uses his platform to inspire other inmates to believe there is still life after prison, even if they are serving life in prison. Phillip Vance Smith II is the editor of "The Nash News." He is 21 years into his life without parole …

Jake Johnson (2022-11-17). 'How Democracy Gets Corroded': Right-Wing Group Gets Two Dark Money Donations of $425 Million. commondreams.org "Let me make a guess: the money was fossil fuel-related, and will buy continued Republican obstruction of obviously necessary climate measures," suggested Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse. "That's the pattern."

Jake Johnson (2022-11-17). 'Red Cup Rebellion': Workers at 100+ Starbucks Locations Strike to Protest Union Busting. commondreams.org "This Red Cup Day, we're organizing for a voice on the job and a true seat at the table," said one Starbucks worker.

Jim McIlroy (2022-11-17). Socialist Alliance to contest NSW March election. greenleft.org.au Socialist Alliance will contest the NSW election in March, with a campaign focused on housing justice, cost of living pressures, health care and public transport. Jim McIlroy reports.

John Leake (2022-11-17). "The Covid mRNA Vaccine Causes Cardiac Arrests, Heart Attacks, Strokes… : Leading British Cardiologist, Dr. Aseem Malhotra, and Dr. Peter McCullough Independently Come to Same Conclusion. globalresearch.ca

John Wojcik (2022-11-17). Republicans eke out slim margin to control House. peoplesworld.org Republicans won control of the House Wednesday by almost the barest of margins possible. The margin is so thin that it took a week after Election Day for the results to become clear. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced she will relinquish the position of leader of the House Democrats but retain her seat in …

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano (2022-11-17). The FBI and "Zero-Click". Surveillance Software Called Pegasus. globalresearch.ca

Julia Lis, Benedikt Kern & Roland Rottenfusser (2022-11-17). 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.

Kenny Stancil (2022-11-17). 109 Republicans Voted Against Bill to Ban Sexual Assault NDAs. commondreams.org The newly passed Speak Out Act "empowers survivors of sexual assault and harassment to speak openly about their experiences and pursue the justice they deserve," said Rep. Pramila Jayapal.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-11-17). Friday 12/2: 1848 Historic Gold Mining District of Negro Hill, Mormon Island and Negro Bar comes alive. indybay.org Historic Negro Bar State Park ( Black Miners Bar) | Folsom, California…

Leila Warah (2022-11-17). 'All we could do was watch': Israeli Army Demolishes Six Family Homes in Occupied West Bank. globalresearch.ca

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-11-17). Youths Deliver Messages On Environment and Peace to Lockheed. indybay.org Demand to defund violence and save the planet…

Marie-Claude Boily, Ruanne V. Barnabas, Minttu M. Rà∂nn, Cara J. Bayer, Cari van Schalkwyk, Nirali Soni, Darcy W. Rao, Lisa Staadegaard, Gui Liu, Romain Silhol, Marc Brisson, Leigh F. Johnson, Paul Bloem, Sami Gottlieb, Nathalie Broutet, Shona Dalal (2022-11-17). [Articles] Estimating the effect of HIV on cervical cancer elimination in South Africa: Comparative modelling of the impact of vaccination and screening. thelancet.com High HPV vaccination coverage of girls and 2 lifetime cervical screens could eliminate cervical cancer among women overall in South Africa by the end of the century and substantially decrease cases among all women and WLHIV over the short and medium term. Cervical cancer elimination in WLHIV would likely require enhanced prevention strategies for WLHIV. Screening of WLHIV remains an important strategy to reduce incidence and alleviate disparities in cervical cancer burden between women with and without HIV, despite HIV interventions scale-up.

Mark Gruenberg (2022-11-17). Senate clears way for legalizing same-sex marriage. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—By a bipartisan 62-37 vote, including 12 Republicans, the evenly split U.S. Senate cleared the way for legalizing same-sex marriage throughout the U.S., heading off threats against it from the Republican-named U.S. Supreme Court majority. The Nov. 16 vote for cloture—to prevent a Republican filibuster—will be followed by actual passage of the measure, HR8404, although …

Mark Niu (2022-11-17). Tech companies layoff thousands of workers. america.cgtn.com As the economy struggles, even the once-booming tech industry is proving it's far from immune.

Matthew Cunningham-Cook (2022-11-17). Wall Street Readies An Avalanche Of Lies. levernews.com

Michael Arney (2022-11-17). No national "red wave," but outcomes a bit rougher in New York State. peoplesworld.org NEW YORK—There was no national "red wave," but outcomes were a bit rougher in New York State. Voters made several historic breakthroughs, kept the Democratic trifecta, and maintained the Democratic supermajority in the State Assembly. However, the Democratic supermajority was lost in the State Senate. Republicans gained seats in the House and state legislature, and …

Mnar Adley (2022-11-17). Peter Beinart Leads Charge To Cancel Palestinian American Journalist Mnar Adley. orinocotribune.com

Nora Barrows-Friedman (2022-11-17). Podcast Ep 69: No Tech for Apartheid. electronicintifada.net Google and Amazon workers campaign to push Silicon Valley giants to drop major contract with Israel and its military.

Norman Solomon (2022-11-17). 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…

Oliviaalperstein (2022-11-17). NEW REPORT: "Homecoming: The Greater Birmingham Community Speaks on Regional Cooperation and a More Inclusive Economy" ips-dc.org The Institute for Policy Studies and Alabama Arise's professional study findings expose the critical issues that impact Greater Birmingham residents — and the solutions they want to see.

Paul Bischoff (2022-11-17). Internet Censorship 2022: A Global Map of Internet Restrictions. globalresearch.ca

Peoples Dispatch (2022-11-17). Uruguayans mobilize against President Luis Lacalle Pou's pension reform. peoplesdispatch.org On Tuesday, November 15, workers across Uruguay observed a four-hour strike from 9 am to 1 pm local time, and mobilized across the country against an anti-worker pension reform promoted by the right-wing government of President Luis Lacalle Pou. | In the capital of Montevideo, tens of thousands of workers from diverse sectors held a massive march, from the University of the Republic to the Legislative Palace, rejecting the pension reform bill, which a special commission of the Senate is currently studying. | The partial general strike was called for by the Inter-Union Plenary of Workers—National Convention…

Pip Hinman (2022-11-17). COP27: Chris Bowen's silence on fossil fuel expansion plans gives the game away. greenleft.org.au "Australia is back as a constructive, positive and willing climate collaborator," climate change minister Chris Bowen told COP27. But how true is this, asks Pip Hinman.

Pip Hinman (2022-11-17). MUA calls on Svitzer to drop tugboat lock-out. greenleft.org.au Danish multinational tugboat company Svitzer has threatened to lock out workers at 17 Australian ports, rather than negotiate an enterprise agreement with the Maritime Union of Australia. Pip Hinman reports.

Prasanth1584 (2022-11-17). Daily Round-up | FBI investigation opened into Shireen Abu Akleh's killing & other stories. peoplesdispatch.org In this episode, we bring you stories of the FBI probe into the murder of Shireen Abu Akleh, the Gustavo Petro government completing 100 days in power, a verdict in Georgia on abortion, and the sentencing of Saudi activist Abdullah Jelan…

Reynard Loki (2022-11-17). Across Africa, Water Conflict Threatens Security, Health, and the Environment. independentmediainstitute.org

Richard Tanter (2022-11-17). Prepping for a China War: The United States and the New Arc of Militarization Across Northern Australia. asia-pacificresearch.com

Staff (2022-11-17). U.S. interceptor missile warships visit Britain, Denmark, France, Netherlands. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa/U.S. Sixth FleetNovember 14, 2022 U.S. Navy's Newest Aircraft Carrier USS Gerald R. Ford arrives in Portsmouth Sailors assigned to the first-in-class aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford and the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Thomas Hudner arrived in Portsmouth, U.K. for a scheduled port visit, Nov. 14, 2022. …This …

SAM (2022-11-17). All Eyes on Delaware — and a Promising Challenge to the World's Richest Man. inequality.org

SF Bay Area Amharas (2022-11-17). 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.

Shane Trejo (2022-11-17). Meet the Globalist Billionaires Behind the Presidential Ambitions of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. globalresearch.ca

Speak Up Act Up (2022-11-17). 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.

Staff (2022-11-17). Amazon Leader Welcomes Climate Vow from Brazil's Lula to End Deforestation with Indigenous Help. democracynow.org Brazilian President-elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva addressed world leaders at the U.N. climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, on Wednesday, vowing to end deforestation of the Amazon rainforest and create a ministry to represent Indigenous peoples in his government. Brazil's new approach to climate change aims to reverse outgoing far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's policies that have devastated Indigenous lands. "With Lula's support, we can fight against deforestation and support Indigenous peoples in protecting and confronting the threats they face, including assassinations and hu…

Staff (2022-11-17). At COP27 Indigenous Land Defenders from Mexico, Guatemala Warn "Green Capitalism" Creates Violence. democracynow.org We continue our coverage of the U.N. climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, by asking what Indigenous leaders at the frontlines of the climate crisis are calling for from world leaders. We speak to Andrea Ixchíu, a land defender from Guatemala, and Rosa Marina Flores Cruz, an Afro-Indigenous activist from Mexico, who are both part of the Futuros Indígenas collective. They discuss how their countries' megaprojects and big business are devastating Indigenous communities. "Green capitalism is affecting our communities. It's displacing people. It's creating violence," says Ixchíu.

Staff (2022-11-17). Indigenous Activists Tom Goldtooth & Eriel Deranger on the Link Between Colonialism & Climate Crisis. democracynow.org Democracy Now! is broadcasting live from COP27, the U.N. climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, where hundreds of activists protested outside the plenary hall Thursday to demand climate justice. We speak to two Indigenous activists and land defenders at the summit, Eriel Tchekwie Deranger and Tom Goldtooth. "It is frontline communities, land defenders and Indigenous peoples that have experienced the loss of our territories at the hands of oil and gas and extractivism," says Deranger, executive director of Indigenous Climate Action and member of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation. "Colon…

Staff (2022-11-17). Elon Musk Twitter Purchase Furthers the Media Concentration that Harms Democracy. cepr.net Hastings Tribune | ArcaMax | Social media has gotten a bad name in recent years, much of it deserved, as it has played a sizable role in the spread of right-wing backwardness and even authoritarianism in much of the world. This includes, most prominently, the reach and especially staying power of the most powerful politician in the world's most powerful country, Donald J. Trump. | But first, to avoid exaggeration or…

Staff (2022-11-17). Morales's First-Round Victory Was Predictable — Not "Inexplicable" cepr.net If they find that the late-reporting polling stations showed elevated support for Morales, they are hard-pressed to say that the late reporting caused the elevated support as opposed to any other cause or causes for delay — benign or malicious — inducing bias in the selection of polling stations included in the TSE announcement.

Staff (2022-11-17). Former Deputy Guaido Leading the Polls: Venezuela's Most Unpopular Politician. orinocotribune.com Caracas, November 8, 2022 ( According to the ranking of the most unpopular opposition leaders, Juan Guaidó has the most "unfavorable" position with 83%. Only 11% see him in a "positive" way an…

Staff (2022-11-17). Uruguay Appoints New Ambassador in Venezuela's Dictatorship. orinocotribune.com On Tuesday, November 15, Uruguay's President, Luis Lacalle Pou, confirmed that he would appoint an ambassador to Venezuela. This is after seven years in the absence of a diplomat of that level in Caracas. | Without mentioning that he recognized former deputy Juan Guaido's fake interim government and its fake diplomatic envoys to Uruguay, the president went on to state that: "The only thing we did was appoint an ambassador. We have in Cuba. We have in other countries. The military attaché never stopped being there." The statement given at a press conference in Soriano's department. | However, Lacalle assured that…

Steve Pleich (2022-11-17). Thursday 11/24: Santa Cruz Community Thanksgiving Dinner. indybay.org Veterans Memorial Building | 846 Front Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060…

Strike Debt Bay Area (2022-11-17). 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.

Tamara Lich (2022-11-17). Canada's Freedom Convoy Leader Tamara Lich: "I'm Breaking My Silence" globalresearch.ca

TeleSUR -mcs, JCM (2022-11-17). Presidente cubano inicia gira por Asia, àÅfrica y Europa. telesurtv.net El mandatario Miguel Díaz-Canel visitará, en ese orden, Argelia, Rusia, Türkiye y China.

The Associated Press (2022-11-17). US Rescues 12 Haitians From Tiny Island in Puerto Rico. latinorebels.com A dozen Haitian migrants who spent five days on a tiny, uninhabited island near Puerto Rico where human smugglers abandoned them were rescued, the U.S. Coast Guard said Wednesday.

The Green Arcade (2022-11-17). Thursday 12/1: Two Great Readings to Mark World AIDS Day. indybay.org 1680 Market Street | SF, CA 94102…

Who Watches… Y'know (2022-11-17). 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 (2022-11-17). UK Chancellor Hunt unleashes class war budget. wsws.org As the chancellor delivered his hour-long speech, the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) said that, even with cost-of living support factored in, families will lose a staggering 7.1 percent of disposable income over the next two years.

WSWS (2022-11-17). University of California strikers remain determined to end poverty wages. wsws.org As the strike of 48,000 educators and researchers wins powerful support in the working class, the UAW is maneuvering to shut it down.

WSWS (2022-11-17). 1,600 part-time faculty strike at the New School in New York City. wsws.org The adjunct professors, members of UAW Local 7902, are demanding pay increases, better access to medical coverage, job security and guarantees for academic freedom.

WSWS (2022-11-17). Ford Action Committee in Saarlouis, Germany declares support for Will Lehman. wsws.org The Ford Action Committee Saarlouis supports the election campaign of Will Lehman for the presidency of the UAW in the US and his call for international struggle against the union bureaucracy.

WSWS (2022-11-17). World Socialist Web Site readers in North Asia support online public meeting to fight "let it rip" COVID policies. wsws.org Sunday's public meeting will outline a political perspective, including the building of independent rank-and-file committees, to unify health workers, teachers and other sections of workers in the fight for decent wages, working conditions and the elimination of COVID-19.

WSWS (2022-11-17). Part-time faculty walk out at The New School in New York City, joining University of California as strike wave of academic workers in US grows. wsws.org Over 1,600 part-time faculty members went on strike at the New School in New York City Wednesday morning, joining 48,000 University of California graduate student workers who began their strike at the beginning of the week at 10 UC campuses across the state.

WSWS (2022-11-17). Strike wave of academic workers in US grows: ,000 out at UC, New School. wsws.org Over 1,600 part-time faculty members went on strike at the New School in New York City Wednesday morning, joining 48,000 University of California graduate student workers who began their strike at the beginning of the week at 10 UC campuses across the state.

WSWS (2022-11-17). From the archives: What was the "victory" on the Australian waterfront? wsws.org This article was originally published in 1999, one year after Patrick Terminals sacked its entire workforce, initiating a bitter dispute involving maritime workers and the working class as a whole.

WSWS (2022-11-17). Union representing 55,000 Ontario education support workers announces strike for November 21. wsws.org All indications are that the CUPE leadership has no intention of allowing Monday's strike to go ahead. Instead, they are using the strike notice both as a bargaining chip with the government in negotiations and to placate the militancy of the rank-and-file, which is still angered and frustrated by the bureaucracy's scuttling of their previous strike.

WSWS (2022-11-17). Build the International Workers Alliance of Rank-and-File Committees in Britain! For a global counteroffensive of the working class! wsws.org The International Workers Alliance of Rank-and-File Committees (IWA-RFC), is the democratic organ of international working-class struggle in the 21st century.

WSWS (2022-11-17). The Quebec unions and the Ontario education workers' struggle—how the bureaucracy sows disunity. wsws.org Both in Quebec and in English Canada, the union apparatuses do everything to isolate, divide and sabotage workers' struggles—especially when they pose a potential challenge to the capitalist political and social order.

WSWS (2022-11-17). Supreme Court rejects request by Arizona Republican Party chair to shield phone records from January 6 Select Committee. wsws.org While Arizona Republican Party chairwoman Kelli Ward's request was denied, two conservative justices—Justices Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas—indicated they would have protected Trump's co-conspirator.

WSWS (2022-11-17). Former Australian prime minister calls for mandatory national service for young people. wsws.org Tony Abbott's proposal is a sign of the desperation of the Australian political establishment, as it prepares for the coming conflict with China and faces an acute labour shortage at home.

WSWS (2022-11-17). Germany's IG Metall union holds warning strikes in Leipzig and Stuttgart: "In reality, an 18 percent wage increase is needed" wsws.org Workers from all companies declared their support for a common struggle and criticized the IG Metall trade union's 8 percent wage demand, which amounts to a massive reduction in real wages in the midst of historic price increases.

WSWS (2022-11-17). Michigan Medicine worker speaks out against capitalism's COVID policy. wsws.org "This place gave me COVID, but all they talk about is he, him or that I might be gay. I agree with the pandemic being a socially criminal policy, and this happening internationally."

WSWS (2022-11-17). Sri Lankan apparel workers hit by major jobs and wages cuts. wsws.org Sri Lankan apparel manufacturers have responded to falling export orders, higher interest rates and energy costs by slashing wages, incentives and other payments, and eliminating tens of thousands of jobs.

WSWS (2022-11-17). US, Japan and South Korea pledge to improve intelligence sharing. wsws.org Such an agreement between the three countries has long been a key goal of Washington's war preparations in the Indo-Pacific region.

WSWS (2022-11-17). Australia: Unions, government, Svitzer, industrial courts agree—strikes must be stopped. wsws.org In order to prevent disruption to supply chains and profits the unions are ready to betray workers, who have voted overwhelmingly to strike.

Youth Art Exchange (2022-11-17). Sunday 12/4: 12th Annual San Francisco Youth Arts Summit. indybay.org California College of the Arts: 1111 8th Street San Francisco, CA 94107…

Zero Hedge (2022-11-17). Climate Change Hysteria and the Extinction Rebellion. Extinction Rebellion Activists Have Worn Out Their Welcome and the Public Is Angry. globalresearch.ca

Camilo Rengifo Marín (2022-11-17). Con marchas en varias ciudades, Petro celebró los hitos en 100 días de gobierno. globalizacion.ca El presidente progresista de Colombia, Gustavo Petro, presentó un balance sobre los primeros 100 días de su gobierno y destacó hitos que ya se han alcanzado para el bienestar de la población, con el objetivo central "de convertir a…

Galo Amusquivar (2022-11-17). Santa Cruz intenta separarse de Bolivia. globalizacion.ca El año 2008 desde la ciudad de Santa Cruz, a la cabeza del grupo "La Torre", se organizaron varias campañas de propaganda de la derecha, con apoyo de la Embajada de Estados Unidos en Bolivia. En esas campañas participaron varias…

Juan Chingo (2022-11-17). La relación de Alemania con China, de nuevo fuente de discordia con EE. UU. globalizacion.ca El canciller alemán Olaf Scholz fue el primer líder europeo en visitar Pekín desde el estallido de Covid-19. También, el primer líder occidental que se reunió con Xi Jinping flamantemente coronado para su tercer mandato. Su viaje despertó fuertes críticas…

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