Daily Archives: January 11, 2022

2022-01-11: News Headlines

_____ (2022-01-11). How Much did the US and its Allies Pay for the Terrorist Violence in Kazakhstan? journal-neo.org It is a well-known fact that Washington has been trying to impose the so-callled American-style democracy upon all countries that are not willing to play ball with the White House and that are not willing to accept its instructions. On this "democratization" path the US has relied on various tactics, that would vary depending on the …

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-11). With its aggression in Balkans, Mideast, Africa, Asia, Latin America, U.S. has no right to lecture CSTO on Kazakhstan — envoy. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com US has no grounds to counsel CSTO on what to do in Kazakhstan — Russian embassyUnlike the US troops, occupying territories of Syria and Kosovo in Serbia, the peacekeeping forces of the CSTO carry out the mission to ensure security of the critical infrastructure in upon the request of its authorities, the embassy said The …

Project Censored (2022-01-11). American Exception: Empire and the Deep State with Aaron Good and David Talbot. projectcensored.org Mickey presents a discussion between political scientist Aaron Good and author David Talbot on the subject of the assassinations of John and Robert Kennedy. This conversation is excerpted from a…

Staff (2022-01-11). President Daniel Ortega Inauguration: International Delegations Arrive in Nicaragua. orinocotribune.com Delegations from at least 21 countries, including heads of state and foreign ministers, attended today's inauguration of Daniel Ortega as president of Nicaragua. | President of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, was the first of world leaders and high-level personalities to arrive in Managua to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Daniel Ortega as president, after he was re-elected on November 7 with more than 76% of the vote. | Upon his arrival at the Augusto C. Sandino international airport, the Cuban president affirmed that this victory has enormous significance for the forces of the left and progressive governments in La…

Alan MacLeod (2022-01-11). Closer Scrutiny Reveals how Close to State Power Sacha Baron Cohen Really Is. orinocotribune.com By Alan Macleod — Jan 5, 2022 | MintPress reviewed documents and spoke to a former CIA agent who worked with Sacha Baron Cohen to reveal how the famed actor worked with the national security state to sell America's wars. | MINNEAPOLIS — Sacha Baron Cohen is widely hailed as a comedic genius, using his sheer audacity to mock the absurdity of his targets. The creator of Ali G, Borat and Bràºno has become one of Hollywood's hottest commodities. Yet his outrageous stunts often belie his agenda and his own proximity to state power. | Baron Cohen is often reluctant to make direct political statements. B…

WSWS (2022-01-11). US and Russia meet for negotiations in Geneva. wsws.org In the runup to the bilateral talks, it was already clear that they were not a round of détente but would initiate a further stage in the war preparations of the United States and its European allies against Russia.

WSWS (2022-01-11). More than half a million children infected with COVID-19 in the US last week, shattering previous records. wsws.org Educators and students across the US are fighting for remote instruction as the Omicron surge leads to record infections and thousand of school closures.

UFCLP (2022-01-11). SEIU1021 Leaders "Ludwig Did Not Have To Die" STOP Privatization & Zero Covid NOW! indybay.org San Francisco SEIU 1021 local leaders reported on the death of SEIU 1021 CCSF worker Ludwig Leota who was coerced back to the job where he contacted covid and passed away. They also talk about the privatization, union busting and fight for democracy in the union.

Lynda Carson (2022-01-11). Trump wants Judge to dismiss Jan. 6 lawsuit involving Congresswoman Barbara Lee. indybay.org Trump Wants To Believe That He Had Absolute Immunity For All Of His Despicable Actions During His Presidency!

editor (2022-01-11). January 6th Remembrance Vigil Photos from Walnut Creek. indybay.org Photos by David Rowland/ProBonoPhoto | See link…

RWS (2022-01-11). Best Signs in San Francisco January 6 Vigil. indybay.org Steph Snaps Signs…

editor (2022-01-11). Photos from January 6 Remembrance Protest in Oakland. indybay.org Oakland vigil and protest among many in Bay Area.

Peter Maiden (2022-01-11). January 6 Commemoration in Fresno. indybay.org 75 people came out to Fresno's City Hall to commemorate one year since the January 6, 2021 insurrection in Washington D.C.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-01-11). Alikhan Smailov named Kazakhstan's Prime Minister. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (MNA) — Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev nominated Alikhan Smailov for prime minister on Tuesday, and the lower house of parliament swiftly voted him in during a session broadcast live on state television.

_____ (2022-01-11). Afghanistan: The Taliban is in Power, What Now? journal-neo.org The finance minister of Afghanistan in the new government of the Taliban (banned in Russia) has prepared a national budget which, for the first time in two decades, will be financed without foreign aid. This comes as the country becomes mired in an economic crisis and confronts an incipient humanitarian catastrophe, which the United Nations …

K.J. Noh (2022-01-11). The U.S. Makes a Mockery of Treaties and International Law. towardfreedom.org The United States claims it is operating under a "rules-based order"—but the term is not the same international law recognized by the rest of the world. Rather, it is camouflage behind which American exceptionalism flourishes, writes K.J. Noh for Globetrotter.

Dean Baker (2022-01-11). The Continuing Phony Debate on "Free Trade" cepr.net The national debate on free trade is one where honesty has no place. The purpose of our trade agreements, which were not free trade, was to reduce the pay of manufacturing workers, and non-college educated workers more generally, to the benefit of more highly educated workers and corporations. This was the predicted (by standard economics) …

Editor2 (2022-01-11). As Israel Plots Endgame in Occupied Golan, Bennett Must Remember Lessons of the Past. orinocotribune.com By Ramzy Baroud — Jan 5, 2022 | With Syria still embroiled in its own war, Israel has been actively rewriting the rule book regarding its conduct in this Arab country. Gone are the days of a potential return of the illegally occupied Golan Heights to Syrian sovereignty in exchange for peace, per the language of yesteryears. Now, Israel is set to double its illegal Jewish settler population in the Golan, while Israeli bombs continue to drop with a much higher frequency on various Syrian targets. | Indeed, a one-sided war is underway, casually reported as if a routine, everyday event. In the last decade, many…

Final Straw (2022-01-11). Final Straw: The Battle for Abortion and Reproductive Autonomy with Bay Ostrach. itsgoingdown.org Long-running anarchist radio show and podcast the Final Straw speaks with Bayla Ostrach on reproductive healthcare. This week on the show, we sat down with Bayla Ostrach, an activist, anarchist, longtime defender, provider of and researcher around issues of reproductive healthcare. We speak about experiences researching and working on the issue in Catalunya, the battle…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-01-11). Home care workers in Spain call for better wages and end of subcontracting. peoplesdispatch.org The committee of the General Confederation of Labor (CGT) in Andalusia has demanded recognition and adequate pay for home care workers and an end to privatization and subcontracting of services…

Prensa Latina (2022-01-11). Expertos de ONU condenan abusos en ilegal base de Guantánamo. peoplesworld.org NACIONES UNIDAS, 10 ene (Prensa Latina) Un grupo de expertos en derechos humanos de la ONU condenó hoy los abusos cometidos en la cárcel de la Base Naval de Guantánamo, territorio que ocupa de forma ilegal Estados Unidos en Cuba. Por medio de un comunicado, los relatores independientes del organismo multilateral señalaron que en la …

WSWS (2022-01-11). Workers Struggles: The Americas. wsws.org Social and indigenous groups have called protests against the right-wing government of Lenin Moreno while the courts handed a partial victory to families suing US food Giant Tyson over worker deaths due to COVID.

Staff (2022-01-11). UK govt's lockdown-breaching party sparks 'WTF?' reaction. rt.com Around 100 people were invited to a "bring your own booze" event in Downing Street's garden during the first Covid lockdown | Former Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has blasted the UK government for holding a drinks event in the Downing Street garden during the first lockdown, declaring, "what tf were any of these people thinking?" | The prime minister's principal private secretary, Martin Reynolds, sent an email to over 100 employees at Downing Street, inviting them to a gathering in Number 10's garden during the first lockdown, according to an email reported by ITV News. | The message to staff, m…

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-11). In yet another rude rebuff to Russia, NATO assures Georgia of membership prospect. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Georgian FM, NATO Deputy SG hold phone talk Georgian Foreign Minister, David Zalkaliani and the NATO Deputy Secretary General, Mircea GeoanƒÉ held a phone talk over ongoing negotiations between Russia and NATO allies on European security…. According to the Georgian Foreign Ministry, the NATO Deputy Secretary General said Russia's proposals contain provisions regarding security guarantees …

Staff (2022-01-11). Russia 'spoon-fed' security proposals to US at summit — media. rt.com A source reports Moscow made its demands very clear to the American side to avoid any misconceptions | Russia used the talks in Geneva on Monday to carefully lay out its concerns on European security to the American negotiators, a source close to Moscow's team told local media. | On Tuesday, RIA Novosti quoted an unnamed official as saying that "during the discussions, the Russian delegation 'spoon-fed' its proposals for a stable continent, to avoid 'misunderstandings.'" | The insider also stressed that Moscow needs, first and foremost, a concrete guarantee ruling out further NATO expansion, noting that "evasi…

Staff (2022-01-11). WHO gives grim prediction on Omicron spread. rt.com The prevalence of the highly contagious Omicron variant has doubled since late December | The World Health Organization has said current modelling suggests that more than half of the population of Europe will be infected with the Omicron variant of Covid-19 in the next six to eight weeks. | Speaking on Tuesday, the World Health Organization's (WHO) Europe director, Hans Kluge, gave a stark warning about the spread of coronavirus. | "At this rate, the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation forecasts that more than 50% of the population in the region will be infected with Omicron in the next 6-8 weeks," Klu…

WSWS (2022-01-11). "There are zero safety protocols to keep us safe from COVID": Autoworker denounces conditions at Warren Truck Plant. wsws.org A worker at the Stellantis Warren Truck Plant describes the impossible situation workers face as they battle both COVID and increasingly intolerable working conditions.

Staff (2022-01-11). Millionaire murderer caught on hot mic dies in prison. rt.com Robert Durst's death, months after he was indicted for murder, was announced by the lawyer who represented him during the trial | The disgraced multimillionaire real-estate heir and convicted murderer died at 78 in a California hospital of natural causes "associated with the litany of medical issues" that had previously been reported. | Durst died at the San Joaquin General Hospital, where he was being treated in the custody of California's Department of Corrections, after suffering "difficulty breathing" and "difficulty communicating." | "We understand that his death was due to natural causes associated with…

Lindsey German (2022-01-11). Knighthood won't rehabilitate blood-soaked Blair. greenleft.org.au Former British prime minister Tony Blair should be on trial at The Hague rather than parading the medieval trappings of wealth and power, argues Lindsey German.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-11). Briefing on Iran's daily developments. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (MNA) — The following are the Islamic Republic of Iran's latest developments in the last 24 hours.

Dr. MLK Jr. Public Library San Jose (2022-01-11). Saturday 2/5: Lunar New Year 2022: Aimusic Firebird Youth Chinese Orchestra (Virtual). indybay.org Online event…

The King Center (2022-01-11). Friday 1/14: MLK Center: 2022 Virtual Beloved Community Global Summit (Day 2). indybay.org Virtual conference via livestream. Join us via YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter.

World House Project at Stanford University (2022-01-11). Sunday 1/16: MLK22 Weekend Film Festival: Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? (Day 3). indybay.org Online via Zoom registration (FREE)…

Marzieh Rahmani (2022-01-11). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on January 11. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (MNA) — Mehr News Agency takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Tuesday, January 11.

WSWS (2022-01-11). Winter of death: Two deadly housing fires in less than a week expose the reality of American capitalism. wsws.org New York City and Philadelphia saw their deadliest housing fires in decades amid a climate of official indifference to death as the COVID-19 pandemic has been allowed to rage out of control.

Staff (2022-01-11). Un campechano que dirige desde el Partido. cubadebate.cu Julio Bismar Hernández Vázquez, máximo dirigente político de La Sierpe, basa sus métodos de dirección en el vínculo abierto con el pueblo. Cuenta con simpatía cualquier historia. Tiene 47 años y es graduado de Medicina Veterinaria, una especialidad que no cambiaría por nada en el mundo y a la que aspira a regresar cuando deje su actual responsabilidad.

WSWS (2022-01-11). Acclaimed Australian respiratory scientist Guy Marks calls for global action to end the pandemic. wsws.org Professor Marks's work centres on chronic respiratory diseases and has been dedicated to the global eradication of tuberculosis, with a particular focus on the Asia and South East Asia regions, including India, Vietnam and Myanmar.

Staff (2022-01-11). Presidential hopeful says no to 'politically correct propaganda' in schools. rt.com French far-right figure Eric Zemmour wants to rid schools of 'feminist, LGBT ideologies' | Eric Zemmour, who is running in the 2022 French presidential election, has vowed to stop the "brainwashing" of school students and focus on academic excellence instead. | "Over the past 40 years, our children have been indoctrinated," Zemmour, an essayist and a political pundit, said on Monday. | "Schools can't be a place where feminist, LGBT and decolonial ideologies brainwash our children." | "There's no prosperous nation without a school that transmits knowledge, and without a school that makes it possible to strive f…

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-01-11). US logistics convoys come under attack in Samawah, Baghdad. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (MNA) — Iraqi news sources reported that two US military logistics convoys were targeted in Samawah and Baghdad on Tuesday morning.

Staff (2022-01-11). 20 years of Gitmo an affront to 'all humanity,' never-charged ex-prisoner tells RT. rt.com Yemeni man who was thrown into notorious US prison in his late teens and spent over 14 years there pleads for its belated shutdown | The abuses and injustices committed at Guantanamo Bay military prison hurt not only people locked up there, but the world in general, former prisoner Mansoor Adayfi believes. He spoke to RT as the jail turned 20. | Adayfi was one of hundreds of Muslim men sent to the infamous US offshore detention facility under the George W. Bush administration only to be held for years without trial and subjected to torture and other forms of degrading treatment. | "As prisoners, we lost years…

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-01-11). Number of COVID-19 cases worldwide exceeds 305 million: WHO. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (MNA) — The overall number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases worldwide has exceeded 305 million, while the number of fatalities has topped 5.48 million, the World Health Organization (WHO) said late on Monday.

Eugene E Ruyle (2022-01-11). Wednesday 1/12: Justice for Terry Amons. indybay.org Nation's Hamburgers at: | 3789 Railroad Ave | Pittsburg CA 94565…

WSWS (2022-01-11). UK campaigner Lisa Diaz subject to concerted media attack for demanding COVID safe schools. wsws.org Lisa was invited onto ITV's Good Morning Britain to detail the health concerns that led her to keep her young daughter Helena out of school. Her hosts set out to rubbish those concerns.

WSWS (2022-01-11). Another autoworker denounces conditions at Warren Truck Plant. wsws.org A worker at the Stellantis Warren Truck Plant describes the impossible situation workers face as they battle both COVID and increasingly intolerable working conditions.

Stephanie Midler (2022-01-11). Monday 1/17: MLK Day Virtual Event and Volunteer Project. indybay.org The first part of the event will be virtual via Zoom. Please RSVP at tinyurl.com/MLKDayOakland to get the link. The volunteer project will start following the virtual event at approximately 1 pm at 5960 Shattuck Ave. in North Oakland at the Bushrod Park steps.

Staff (2022-01-11). No Country for Spies – Part One. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (MNA) — The election of Joe Biden to the US presidency has been depicted by many US politicians and pundits as an opportunity to heal wounds left by Donald Trump.

Staff (2022-01-11). UAE-affiliated forces camp targeted by missile in S Yemen. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (MNA) — The UAE-affiliated forces camp was targeted by a ballistic missile in the Nokhan district on the eastern outskirts of Ataq in Shabwah province in Yemen.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-11). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on January 11. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Tuesday, January 11.

World House Project at Stanford University (2022-01-11). Saturday 1/15: MLK22 Weekend Film Festival: Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? (Day 2). indybay.org Online via Zoom registration (FREE)…

Staff (2022-01-11). Taiwanese F-16 fighter jet vanishes. rt.com Search and rescue operation is underway | An F-16V fighter jet, the most advanced aircraft in the Taiwanese Air Force fleet, has gone missing, with witnesses claiming that they saw the aircraft crash into the sea. A search and rescue operation is ongoing. | The plane went missing from Air Force radars on Tuesday afternoon, shortly after taking off from Chiayi Air Base in the south of the island. The government's Rescue Command Centre said eyewitnesses had told them they saw the plane crash into the sea. | President Tsai Ing-wen demanded that no efforts should be spared in the search and rescue operation and re…

WSWS (2022-01-11). Quebec government's decision to let Omicron run rampant pushes hospitals beyond the brink. wsws.org Despite the propaganda from the mainstream media claiming that the Omicron variant is "mild" and unlikely to cause serious symptoms or death, hospitalizations and deaths are on the rise across Quebec.

Staff (2022-01-11). '–°uddle' pets for warmth, energy firm tells clients. rt.com SSE Energy Services emailed a list of 10 'simple and cost-effective' recommendations to 'keep warm' in the winter without central heating | One of the UK's largest energy suppliers has been forced to apologize after sending "insulting" energy-saving tips to customers that suggested they could save on heating bills by 'cuddling' their pets and "doing a few star jumps." | In a blog post emailed to customers on Monday, SSE Energy Services recommended 10 "simple and cost-effective ways to keep warm this winter." The advice included "sticking to non-alcoholic drinks," doing chores around the house, and "encouraging…

Staff (2022-01-11). Demandan justicia y reforma de agencias del orden en funeral de niña chilena muerta en operativo policial en EEUU. cubadebate.cu Familiares, amigos y defensores de los derechos civiles asistieron este lunes en Los àÅngeles al funeral de Valentina Orellana Peralta, quien murió por un disparo de un policía de la ciudad el pasado 23 de diciembre. El reverendo Al Sharpton pidió justicia para la adolescente chilena de 14 años y una reforma de las agencias policiales en EE.UU.

WSWS (2022-01-11). New York students initiate mass "Walkout for COVID Safety" wsws.org The mass walkout by thousands of student youth takes place as Chicago teachers are mobilizing to oppose an effort to reopen schools to in-person learning.

Moderator (2022-01-11). Antitrust Suit Alleges 16 Elite Universities Colluded to Limit Financial Aid. scheerpost.com By Julia Conley / Common Dreams Sixteen elite universities were sued in federal court late Sunday over an alleged price-fixing scheme in which plaintiffs say the schools formed a "cartel" to limit the amount of financial aid they would each offer to low- and middle-income prospective students—breaking antitrust laws. Five students who previously attended some of …

Editor (2022-01-11). Cuba shows an alternative to Big Pharma hegemony through global solidarity. mronline.org Cuba puts people before profits — showing the world an alternative to the monopolistic practices of Big Pharma. It promotes a public health system, state-funded research and shows global solidarity through tech transfer and vaccine delivery to developing countries.

Shannon Freed (2022-01-11). Lakota Man: Father of Five Murdered In His Sleep. indybay.org Three people murdered on Jan 5 including Michael J White Plume, Oglala Lakota man. He was shot and murdered while he slept on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Ignored by media.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-01-11). The WHO Confirms that the Covid-19 PCR Test is Flawed: Estimates of "Positive Cases" are Meaningless. The Lockdown Has No Scientific Basis. globalresearch.ca One year later the WHO retracts. They don't say "We Made a Mistake". It's carefully formulated. While they do not officially deny the validity of their misleading January 2020 guidelines, they recommend RT-PCR "Re-testing" (which everybody knows is an impossibility).

Staff (2022-01-11). Israel Rojas: Una pelea cubana por la inteligencia y el razonamiento (+ PDF). cubadebate.cu "Se está llegando a un punto en el que ya no es por lo que dices, sino por no decir nada. Por eso he alertado en mis redes sociales: 'Artista, creador, no creas que con no meterte estarás ileso; no, te va a llegar tu momento'", afirma el integrante de Buena Fe. "Que intenten matarte mediática y temporalmente no significa que puedan matarte (…) Te matan cuando te callas, cuando te logran transformar, cuando te logran confundir, cuando aprendes el discurso que quieren escuchar de ti".

Staff (2022-01-11). AMLO contagiado nuevamente de covid-19, reporta "síntomas leves" cubadebate.cu El presidente de México, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, confirmó este lunes que ha contraído la covid-19 por segunda ocasión. "Informo a ustedes que estoy contagiado de #COVID19 y aunque los síntomas son leves, permaneceré en aislamiento y solo realizaré trabajo de oficina y me comunicaré de manera virtual hasta salir adelante", publicó en Twitter.

Staff (2022-01-11). Autoridad electoral de Nicaragua juramenta a Daniel Ortega para nuevo periodo presidencial. cubadebate.cu La presidenta del Consejo Supremo Electoral de Nicaragua entregó este lunes a Daniel Ortega y a Rosario Murillo las credenciales como presidente y vicepresidenta para un nuevo periodo al frente del Ejecutivo de esa nación. Entre otros temas abordados en su intervención, Ortega reiteró el reclamo de cese de la política de bloqueo y sanciones contra Cuba y Venezuela.

WSWS (2022-01-11). Vote "No" on the CTU-CPS deal to reopen infected schools and spread COVID-19! Educators must launch a walkout now to save lives! wsws.org The move by the leadership of the Chicago Teachers Union to end the remote work action is an utter surrender to Mayor Lightfoot and the homicidal campaign by the Biden administration to send educators and students back into infected schools.

Staff (2022-01-11). Ivy League schools acting like 'price-fixing cartel,' lawsuit says. rt.com Lawsuit alleges that 16 major US universities are 'conspiring' to limit financial assistance packages for needy students | Sixteen top US universities, including a number of prestigious Ivy League schools, have been accused of violating antitrust laws by working together to decide how much financial help should be awarded to prospective students. | The

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-01-11). Regional trips take place to strengthen neighborhood policy. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said that his two-day regional trip to Oman and Qatar is to strengthen the neighborhood policy of the Iranian administration.

VOW & SFPL (2022-01-11). Friday 2/18: "Mi MariÃÅa": First Hand Accounts of Surviving Puerto Rico's Devastating Hurricane. indybay.org Online event via Zoom…

Anti Police-Terror Project (2022-01-11). Monday 1/17: 8th Annual Day of Action to Reclaim MLK's Radical Legacy: Car Caravan and Drive-Thru Giveaway. indybay.org We will meet at the Port of Oakland — near Middle Harbor Shoreline Park, 2777 Middle Harbor Rd, Oakland, CA 94607 | Schedule: | 11 am – Meet at the Port of Oakland & listen to speakers on radio | 12: 30 pm – Car caravan departs & ends with drive-thru mutual aid giveaway organized by Community Ready Corps and Mental Health First…

Editor (2022-01-11). U.S.-Russia talks may be the last chance. mronline.org It's crunch time in Russia-U.S. relations. High-level talks starting Monday will determine the shape of world security for decades to come, observes Tony Kevin.

Mario Parada Lezcano (2022-01-11). Chile: Will we see an end to the neoliberal healthcare system? greenleft.org.au After the victory of Gabriel Boric in Chile's presidential elections, the country awaits much-needed changes to its health system, writes Mario Parada Lezcano.

Raging Grannies in Solidarity with Labor (2022-01-11). Wednesday 1/12: Protest Amazon Union Busting. indybay.org Whole Foods | 774 Emerson St. | Downtown Palo Alto…

WSWS (2022-01-11). Australian court overturns government cancellation of Novak Djokovic's visa. wsws.org For all the confusion, the outcome is that the tennis star has obtained a visa in circumstances that would not apply to anyone else, ensuring that the Australian Open, one of the country's top money-making sporting events, can proceed.

Staff (2022-01-11). Crypto CEO is now one of world's richest. rt.com The Binance exchange chief has entered the ranks of the richest people on Earth, and the tally doesn't even count his crypto holdings | Changpeng Zhao, the man behind the major crypto exchange Binance, has a net worth of nearly $100 billion, but plans to give most of it away. | According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index calculations published on Monday, Zhao has an estimated net worth of at least $96 billion. Moreover, Bloomberg's findings do not take into account Zhao's personal crypto holdings, which means his actual fortune may be much bigger. | In any case, Zhao's estimated fortune now rivals those of F…

Binoy Kampmark (2022-01-11). Djovokic versus the Australian Commonwealth. greenleft.org.au Binoy Kampmark writes that the federal government has done its bit to conjure up a monster of its own making and that the Novak Djokovic episode of pandemic bureaucracy ranks high among its inglorious achievements.

WSWS (2022-01-11). China implements stringent measures to suppress Omicron outbreak in Tianjin. wsws.org The response of Chinese authorities is in stark contrast to that of governments around the world, which have allowed and even encouraged the Omicron variant to spread unchecked.

WSWS (2022-01-11). Auto factories are not safe! Stop production to halt spread of Omicron! wsws.org The Autoworkers Rank-and-File Committee calls for the shutdown of auto plants and nonessential production, with full compensation to workers, until the virus is contained and workers aided by scientists determine it safe to return.

WSWS (2022-01-11). Hospitals in Massachusetts exceeding capacity, threatening collapse of the state's health care system. wsws.org Hospitals in Massachusetts are experiencing an explosive increase of new patients in the first weeks of 2022, threatening the collapse of a system which has been strained by the pandemic for two years.

Timothy Alexander Guzman (2022-01-11). Por qué las pruebas de Covid-19 se han convertido en una máquina de hacer dinero. El fraude de la prueba PCR. globalizacion.ca No hay duda de que el modelo de negocios de hoy está impulsado por una campaña de miedo cuando se trata de la estafa de Covid-19. La histeria del virus corona lleva a las personas que están muertas de miedo…

Ernst Wolff (2022-01-11). Descubriendo la narrativa alrededor del coronavirus: øSe planeó todo cuidadosamente? Análisis de Ernst Wolff. globalizacion.ca ‚Å£‚Å£Explicación magnífica de una gran razón por la que el mundo se volvió psicótico corona. Conferencia de Ernst Wolff, reconocido economista y periodista alemán. Su enfoque está en el sistema financiero y monetario global, especialmente el papel del FMI, el…

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-01-11). Iran, Cuba stress strengthening ties to counter US sanctions. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (MNA) — In a meeting with the Cuban president, the Iranian Vice-President for Economic Affairs Mohsen Rezaei stressed the need to strengthen bilateral relations to counter Washington's sanctions.

Yimel Díaz (2022-01-11). Assange, el mensajero asesinado. globalizacion.ca El pasado 10 de diciembre los jueces del Tribunal Superior de Londres dieron marcha atrás al fallo de la magistrada de primera instancia, la jueza Vanessa Baraitser, que en enero del 2020 bloqueó la extradición de Julian Assange a Estados…

León Bendesky (2022-01-11). México — Política social. globalizacion.ca En el campo de las políticas públicas puede darse la situación paradójica de que ciertas medidas que se adoptan posiblemente sean esenciales y apropiadas y que, al mismo tiempo, resulten inadecuadas para el propósito final que persiguen. | Este asunto ha…

WSWS (2022-01-11). Chicago Teachers Union attempts to ram through agreement to reopen schools as Omicron surges. wsws.org The deal reached with Chicago Public Schools and Democratic Mayor Lori Lightfoot would send over 300,000 students back into overcrowded, poorly-ventilated classrooms, setting the stage for a massive surge of infections.

World House Project at Stanford University (2022-01-11). Monday 1/17: MLK22 Weekend Film Festival: Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? (Day 4). indybay.org Online via Zoom registration (FREE)…

WSWS (2022-01-11). Omicron variant drives COVID surge to record levels in the Philippines. wsws.org The paramount concern of the Duterte administration, like capitalist governments around the globe, is not public health but keeping the economy open.

World House Project at Stanford University (2022-01-11). Friday 1/14: MLK22 Weekend Film Festival: Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? (Day 1). indybay.org Online via Zoom registration (FREE)…

WSWS (2022-01-11). With world's highest COVID-19 death rate, Peru confronts third wave of pandemic. wsws.org "It isn't a curve, it's a straight vertical line heading up," Peruvian health official warns.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-01-11). Moscow says chances to reach agreement in Vienna increase. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (MNA) — The Vienna talks to revive the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) are facilitating and the chances for reaching a solution have increased, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov stated on Monday.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-01-11). European Parliament President David Sassoli dies age 65. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (MNA) — The President of the European Parliament, David Sassoli, died early Tuesday in hospital in Italy, his spokesman said on Twitter.

WSWS (2022-01-11). New York City universities plan to reopen for in-person instruction amid Omicron surge. wsws.org Over the last month, major universities in New York City have experienced significant outbreaks of COVID-19, including NYU, Columbia and CUNY.

Marzieh Rahmani (2022-01-11). P4+1, US hold meeting in Vienna to discuss proposed drafts. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (MNA) — Russia's top negotiator in Vienna talks said that the P4+1 group has held a meeting with the US in the absence of Iran to discuss the proposed drafts.

WSWS (2022-01-11). Australia Post workers oppose criminal "let it rip" COVID-19 policies. wsws.org The PWRFC calls on postal workers to reject the "opening up" drive by governments, both Coalition and Labor, backed by the unions, which puts working people at risk of infection every day.

WSWS (2022-01-11). The Unforgivable: A woman leaves prison and the punishment begins. wsws.org Nora Fingscheidt's The Unforgivable could have probed social life thoughtfully, but ends up staying the course of a conventional crime and family drama.

People's Dispatch (2022-01-11). Chile: Boric victory hailed across the globe. greenleft.org.au Former student leader Gabriel Boric, from the left-wing Approve Dignity coalition, won Chile's presidential election in December with 55.87% of the vote, reports People's Dispatch.

Fred Fuentes (2022-01-11). If COVID-19 is here to stay, how can we best protect peoples' health? greenleft.org.au Public anger at government failings over mitigating the virus spread is justifiable. The challenge for progressives is to work out how to organise this anger into a fight for measures that can offer lasting protections, argues Fred Fuentes.

Staff (2022-01-11). Pope weighs in on morality of Covid vaccination. rt.com The head of the Catholic Church reiterated his support for the Covid jab during an annual speech to ambassadors at the Vatican | The Pope has given his strongest backing yet to the Covid vaccine, siding with the Vatican's coronavirus advisory board and calling it a "moral obligation," urging people to show "respect for the health" of others. | Speaking on Monday, Pope Francis used his yearly speech to representatives from 183 countries accredited to the Holy See to address what he sees as important international issues and outline the Vatican's stance. | The 85-year-old head of the Catholic Church has previous…

Staff (2022-01-11). Las 3 del día: øQué particularidades ha tenido la conformación de equipos para la 61 SNB? (+Podcast). cubadebate.cu La serie nacional de béisbol número 61 se iniciará el 23 de enero en todo el país con la misma estructura de la anterior campaña. Desde la semana pasada se han ido conformando las nóminas. Para conocer más detalles tenemos en línea— vía WhatsApp— al comisionado nacional Juan Reinaldo Pérez. Acompáñenos en este swing informativo.

Staff (2022-01-11). International travel to recover soon — forecast. rt.com Border reopenings may start in March, AirAsia CEO says | AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes has said worldwide travel is likely to rebound strongly despite progress being slowed by the Covid-19 Omicron variant. | "I do believe that we're at the beginning of the end," he told CNBC on Monday, adding that recovery has already begun in earnest and demand has been "very, very robust." | Fernandes said, "The good thing is, this time last year, we had no planes flying. Now, we've got a large chunk of our fleet flying domestic Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia." | The AirAsia CEO believes international travel will return to pr…

Staff (2022-01-11). Boric anuncia que su gabinete será intergeneracional y de diversidad social. cubadebate.cu El presidente electo de Chile, Gabiel Boric, declaró este lunes que el gabinete que presentará antes de concluir enero será paritario, con representantes de varias generaciones "que están bregando por construir un país mejor" y con diversidad social. Boric asumirá su cargo el próximo 11 de marzo en sustitución de Sebastián Piñera.

WSWS (2022-01-11). UK schools kept open as child infections soar above 3 million. wsws.org A horrifying 1,294 UK children were admitted to hospital with COVID over the 12-day Christmas period…

Lucila Larrandart (2022-01-11). Argentina — "Gestapo" macrista: øSe terminó el "Nunca Más"? globalizacion.ca En los casi 39 años de gobiernos democráticos —por lo menos en su origen, es decir en la elección— seguíamos repitiendo y creyendo en el "nunca más" y, de pronto, en el final del 2021, surgieron elementos —a través de…

Eric Nepomuceno (2022-01-11). Brasil: øAño nuevo? globalizacion.ca Llevamos nueve días de 2022, pero la verdad es que, al menos en este Brasil destrozado, seguimos como en los peores momentos de 2021, el año maldito que parece no terminar nunca. La pandemia de covid enfrenta un nuevo brote,…

Editor (2022-01-11). Calls for Paid Leave Grow as Workers Face 'Vicious Cycle': Their Jobs or COVID Safety. scheerpost.com A waiter serves food to customers dining indoors at Langer's Deli in Los Angeles, California on August 7, 2021. (Photo: Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images) | By Brett Wilkins / Common Dreams | As U.S. workers ill with Covid-19 during the Omicron surge face the stark choice of staying home without pay at the risk of losing their jobs or reporting to work and possibly infecting colleagues and customers, progressives on Monday renewed calls for the implementation of paid sick leave at the national level. | "In the midst of a horrific pandemic, two-thirds of low-wage workers still lack access to paid sick leav…

Wolfgang Effenberger (2022-01-11). Encrucijada Peligrosa: El mundo al borde de la guerra øLa nueva guerra fría se pone caliente? globalizacion.ca Llamamos la atención de Global Research sobre este importante artículo (traducido del alemán, ediciones menores de GR) del renombrado autor y analista geopolítico Wolfgang Effenberger | *** | El viernes 3 de diciembre de 2021, la séptima ronda de las conversaciones mencionadas…

WSWS (2022-01-11). Paradigm shift in Austria: Government openly advocates deliberate mass infection. wsws.org The coalition of the conservative Austrian Peoples Party (àñVP) and the Greens is now openly promoting mass infection.

Gérard Delépine (2022-01-11). High Recorded Mortality in Countries Categorized as "Covid-19 Vaccine Champions". The Vaccinated Suffer from Increased Risk of Mortality compared to the Non-vaccinated. globalresearch.ca This "health strategy" based on false simulations, lies, promises never kept, propaganda and the fear campaign has become unbearable. In turn it has been followed by the extortion of consent to be vaccinated, by outright blackmail.

The King Center (2022-01-11). Thursday 1/13: MLK Center: 2022 Virtual Beloved Community Global Summit. indybay.org Virtual conference via livestream. Join us via YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter.

David Giesen (2022-01-11). Wednesday 1/12: Bernal Litterati [sic]. indybay.org on the corner of Cortland and Moultrie, outside | Bernal Heights Library | 500 Cortland Avenue | San Francisco…

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-11). Four ISIL terrorists detained in Iraq's Sulaymaniyah. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (MNA) — The Iraqi Ministry of Defense announced on Monday that the Sulaymaniyah Intelligence and Security Directorate managed to arrest four ISIL terrorists in the province.

Hedelberto López Blanch (2022-01-11). Puertas abiertas entre China y àÅfrica. globalizacion.ca La República Popular China con una política de paz y cooperación ha logrado convertirse desde hace 13 años en el principal inversor y socio comercial de los países africanos y se augura que esa beneficiosa relación continuará incrementándose. | Pese a…

Cynthia Papermaster (2022-01-11). Tuesday 1/11: Cancelled: Guantanamo Rally/Press Conference, 12:30pm, Feinstein's office. indybay.org Dianne Feinstein's office, One Post, SF…

Center for Constitutional Rights (2022-01-11). Wednesday 1/12: Guantánamo, Off the Record: 20 Years in the Fight. indybay.org Online event via Zoom…

Sarah Hathway (2022-01-11). Workers' safety should not be sacrificed for the sake of the economy. greenleft.org.au The new exemptions to Public Health Orders which can force sick workers to work represent a serious attack on workers' rights and their health and safety. Sarah Hathway argues that workers and their unions need to draw a line.

WSWS (2022-01-11). Australia records eighth-highest weekly COVID-19 infection total globally. wsws.org More infections were recorded in the last seven days than in the 707 days since the country's first case.

Staff (2022-01-11). Mega merger in peril over EU energy fears. rt.com Brussels concerned that $2 billion shipbuilders' tie-up will drive up LNG prices in Europe | The European Union's antitrust regulator is getting ready to stop a $2 billion merger between two of the world's leading LNG cargo shipbuilders, citing anti-competitive behavior. | The decision on the proposed merger between Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering and Hyundai Heavy Industries is likely to be announced this week, people familiar with the matter told the Financial Times. The two South Korean companies dominate the market for making ships that carry super-chilled liquified natural gas. They are significa…

Rachel Evans (2022-01-11). Call for justice for murdered Kurdish freedom fighters slain in Paris. greenleft.org.au A solidarity action marked the murders of three activists murdered in Paris by agents of the Turkish state nine years ago. It was organised by the Democratic Kurdish Community Centre. Rachel Evans reports.

WSWS (2022-01-11). New California guidelines push COVID-infected health care workers back to work. wsws.org Updated emergency guidelines by the California Department of Public Health state that asymptomatic COVID-19-positive workers or those exposed to COVID-19 must return to work immediately without quarantine or repeat testing.

WSWS (2022-01-11). Continuing problems for China's real estate sector. wsws.org Last Thursday, the Shanghai Stock Exchange suspended trading in three renminbi-denominated bonds of the real estate developer Shimao after it had failed to make a payment.

Staff (2022-01-11). 2021, un año en el que Cuba reportó una alta actividad sísmica. cubadebate.cu Durante el año 2021, la actividad sísmica fue alta en Cuba, con 20 temblores perceptibles ocurridos principalmente en oriente, pero con reportes también en el centro y occidente del país, según los datos de la red de estaciones del Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Sismológicas (Cenais). La zona de Santiago-Baconao fue la más activa.

Carlos Fazio (2022-01-11). El corona totalitarismo y las masas. globalizacion.ca La aceptación masiva de las reglas draconianas impuestas por varios gobiernos a raíz de la pandemia del covid-19, podría conducir a un nuevo sistema totalitario tecnocrático de ideología transhumanista, con la eventual deriva de atrocidades que serían justificadas bajo la…

Kite Line (2022-01-11). Kite Line: We Understand How They'll Play with Our Lives in Here. itsgoingdown.org Long-running abolitionist radio show and podcast Kite Line looks at the explosive spread of the Omicorn variant within the prison system. Listen and Download HERE The explosive spread of the Omicron variant has brought our focus back to the COVID-vulnerability the prison system imposes on its captives. This week, we speak to two people —…

posted by Norse (2022-01-11). Wednesday 1/12: Shout Out Against the OVO [Oversized Vehicle Ordinance]. indybay.org ZOOMED Meeting with the Zoning Administrator 10 AM 1-12 | PRIOR TO THE MEETING: | You may comment online at: http: //www.cityofsantacruz.com/za during the open comment period starting 5pm on 12/31/21 through 12pm on 1/4/22 or | send an email to cityplan@cityofsantacruz.com (if you wish to include attachments) | DURING THE MEETING: We recommend you call in at the start of the meeting, 10 AM. If you wish to speak on any item, both computer and phone audio will be available when it is your turn to speak. | Click on Zoom link: us06web.zoom.us/j/81634465483 | Or, Call any of the numbers below. If one is busy, t…

WSWS (2022-01-11). Democrats attempt to deflect blame for deadly Bronx fire. wsws.org The focus by Mayor Adams on the actions of the victims obscures the social conditions that made a fire like Twin Parks just a matter of time.

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-10). Updates: CSTO touted as countermeasure to color revolutions in former Soviet states — reports. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Anti-Bellum: Belarus compares Kazakh crisis to antecedents in Yugoslavia, Iraq, Libya, Syria, Ukraine, Afghanistan TASS: With its aggression in Balkans, Mideast, Africa, Asia, Latin America, U.S. has no right to lecture CSTO on Kazakhstan — envoy Anti-Bellum: John Bolton's nightmare: 2,500 CSTO troops in Kazakhstan leads to restoration of Russian Empire, Soviet Union rising from its …

_____ (2022-01-10). US War Lobby Fuels Conflict In Russia, Ukraine, And Syria. popularresistance.org Douglas Macgregor, a retired US Army Colonel and former Pentagon senior advisor, analyzes the US-Russia standoff in Ukraine; the aftermath of the US withdrawal from Afghanistan; Trump's failure to act on 2016 campaign anti-interventionist rhetoric, only to surround himself with neocons; and the ongoing, overlooked US military occupation of Syria after the decade-long CIA dirty war. | "The Military Industrial Congressional Complex," Macgregor says, "seems to be more powerful than anyone who occupies the office of the presidency."ffice of the presidency."

sputniknews (2022-01-10). Russian Deputy FM Says Geneva Talks Should Be About Ukraine Not Joining NATO. sputniknews.com On Sunday evening, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov met with US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman in Geneva ahead of the official Russian-US talks on security guarantees.

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-10). Despite arms restrictions, Germany supports Ukraine's war in Donbass. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com German government says provides multilateral support to Ukraine, including in military field In response to the latest call by Ukrainian Ambassador Andrij Melnyk to provide Kyiv with defensive weapons, the German government said that the country was already helping Ukraine in the military sphere and that it would not change its policy. *** In particular, …

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-10). Video, text: NATO-Ukraine Commission meets: Ukraine is not Kazakhstan. Definitely. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Joint press point by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg with the Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine, Olga Stefanishyna Excerpts Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg: On Friday, NATO Foreign Ministers called again on Russia to remove its forces from Ukraine and from your borders. Demonstrate transparency And de-escalate. Any further aggression against …

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-10). Belarus compares Kazakh crisis to antecedents in Yugoslavia, Iraq, Libya, Syria, Ukraine, Afghanistan. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Lukashenko: Analysis of the events in Kazakhstan shows presence of external factor "The analysis of the events in Kazakhstan shows the presence of an external factor, of course. Their scenario is recognizable, as the Kazakhstan president has just said. One need not go far to find analogies: Yugoslavia, Iraq, Libya, Syria, Ukraine, Afghanistan. Not so …

Staff (2022-01-10). Kazakhstan crisis attempt to copy 2014 Ukrainian 'Maidan' — Putin. rt.com Troops from a number of former Soviet republics have been deployed in the wake of mass protests | Violent and bloody clashes in Kazakhstan are a form of aggression leveled against the country, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said, claiming the same tactics used in Ukraine in 2014 were deployed to coordinate protests. | Speaking as part of a meeting of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) on Monday, Putin said that the mutual defense pact's troops were working to secure the Central Asian nation after armed groups captured a number of key facilities and effectively took control of its largest…

sputniknews (2022-01-10). 'We'll Never Compromise' on NATO Open-Door Membership Policy, Stoltenberg Says Ahead of Russia Talks. sputniknews.com Earlier, Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said that forthcoming talks between Russia and the US on strategic stability should generally be about the impossibility of Ukraine joining NATO.

sputniknews (2022-01-10). Stoltenberg and Ukraine's Foreign Minister Kuleba Address Media Ahead of NATO-Ukraine Meeting. sputniknews.com Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has arrived in Brussels for the NATO-Ukraine commission meeting.

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-10). Envoy: Germany "bears same historical responsibility to Ukraine over Nazi crimes as it does to Israel," must provide "massive military support," backing for NATO membership. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ukraine ambassador demands that Germany stop blocking arms supplies to Kyiv This was stated by Ambassador of Ukraine to Germany Andrij Melnyk, who spoke with the Funke Mediagruppe newspapers, Ukrinform reports. The envoy called on the newly-appointed government to "abandon the existing policy of blocking, which in terms of morality is completely wrong, and urgently …

Staff (2022-01-10). Putin Unlikely to Invade Ukraine Despite Overheated U.S. Rhetoric, Says Khrushchev's Great-Granddaughter. democracynow.org U.S. and Russian officials are meeting today in Geneva as NATO calls on Russia to remove its troops from along the Ukrainian border. The Russian military has also mobilized soldiers to suppress protests in Kazakhstan. We go to Moscow to speak with Nina Khrushcheva, professor of international affairs at The New School, who says President Vladimir Putin is expanding Russia's sphere of influence but will not invade Ukraine. "It's not that he wants to take more territory. I think he wants to get heard," says Khrushcheva.

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-10). Stoltenberg: NATO ready for war in Europe. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Jens Stoltenberg: NATO stands ready for conflict in Europe NATO has warned Moscow to abandon its belligerent foreign policy and co-operate with the West or face a military alliance steeled for conflict on the eve of a week of intense diplomacy aimed at averting a Russian assault on Ukraine…. Jens Stoltenberg, NATO's secretary-general, said the …

sputniknews (2022-01-10). Michelle Obama Urges Americans to Vote 'Like the Future of Democracy Depends on It' in 2022 Midterms. sputniknews.com Michelle Obama and a cast of celebrities signed an open letter in March 2021, asking Americans to call their senators and urge them to pass sweeping voting rights legislation, the For the People Act, in Congress, insisting it was "the most important thing we can do to protect" the future of the country.

Staff (2022-01-10). Breaking Point: Ed Yong Says Omicron Is Straining Hospitals & Schools Amid Vaccine Mandate Pushback. democracynow.org The Omicron variant's transmission rate is exponentially higher than Delta, leaving healthcare workers across the U.S. in dire straits. Waves of doctors, nurses and other health professionals are unionizing, and some have quit the profession over exploitative conditions. The staffing shortage has added on to the strains of increasing hospitalizations due to COVID-19, limited availability of necessary equipment and lack of federal support for preventative measures such as paid medical leave. "This is the cost of two years spent pushing prematurely for a return to normal," says Ed Yong, Pulitzer Prize-winning repor…

Staff (2022-01-10). As Djokovic Leaves Australian Detention Hotel, Refugees Held There Urge World Not to Forget Them. democracynow.org As an Australian judge allows unvaccinated tennis star Novak Djokovic to be released from immigration detention amid controversy over his COVID vaccine exemption, we look at how his case has intensified international scrutiny over Australia's inhumane treatment of refugees jailed in the same rundown hotel. "No one is telling us when we get out of this indefinite detention," says Mehdi Ali, an Iranian refugee currently detained by the Australian government at the Park Hotel in Melbourne. We also speak with former Australian soccer player Craig Foster, who advocates for asylum seekers.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-01-10). Repercussions of Rightwing Extremism Rise in the Military on US Democracy. libya360.wordpress.com Al Mayadeen Retired US generals have warned of the possibility of a coup during the 2024 election. Experts are concerned that the emergence of right-wing extremism in the US military would endanger democracy in the US. The Department of Defense is implementing new procedures to combat extremism inside its forces; however, experts are concerned that…

Staff (2022-01-10). Nina Khrushcheva: Putin Could Be Kingmaker in Kazakhstan Power Struggle as Russia Helps Quell Protests. democracynow.org Kazakhstan's authoritarian President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has described last week's protests as an attempted coup and defended his call for Russian-led troops into the country to put down the unrest. Demonstrations were triggered by a rise in fuel prices and widened to broader anti-government protests. Over 160 people were killed in the violence, including a 4-year-old girl, and thousands were detained. "The Russian troops will probably get out, but Tokayev, if he keeps power … probably will be somehow in debt of Putin, and Putin may have [the] position to decide, or help decide, certain moves in Kazakhstan,"

Ann Brown (2022-01-10). Hip-Hop DJ's Kay Slay And Kid Capri Fighting Covid, Kay Slay Taken Off Ventilator. moguldom.com The hip-hop world continues to be hit by covid including two legendary personalities in the culture — Kid Capri, 54, and DJ Kay Slay, 55. DJ Kid Capri, a New York City hip-hop icon, recently announced he had tested positive for the virus and was battling major symptoms. On Jan. 6, the disc jockey and …

Peter Maiden (2022-01-10). January 6 Commemoration in Fresno. indybay.org 75 people came out to Fresno's City Hall to commemorate one year since the January 6, 2021 insurrection in Washington D.C.

editor (2022-01-10). Photos from January 6 Remembrance Protest in Oakland. indybay.org Oakland vigil and protest among many in Bay Area.

_____ (2022-01-10). Kazakhstan's Security was Undermined by Outside Forces. journal-neo.org Numerous publications that discuss the situation in Kazakhstan in recent days testify with increasing clarity that those events were sparked by outside forces. Doesn't the terrorist assault with two law enforcement officers getting decapitated on January 6 in Almaty resemble the recent attacks of DAESH (banned in the Russian Federation) terrorists in Iraq, Syria, and Afghanistan? And …

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-01-10). San Francisco Remembers January 6th With Protest and Rally. indybay.org Accountability from treasonous politicians demanded…

RWS (2022-01-10). Best Signs in San Francisco January 6 Vigil. indybay.org Steph Snaps Signs…

Pat kunstenaar (2022-01-10). Pt. Reyes Station Protests January 6 Insurrection. indybay.org

_____ (2022-01-10). Kazakhstan's Security was Undermined by Outside Forces. journal-neo.org Numerous publications that discuss the situation in Kazakhstan in recent days testify with increasing clarity that those events were sparked by outside forces. Doesn't the terrorist assault with two law enforcement officers getting decapitated on January 6 in Almaty resemble the recent attacks of DAESH (banned in the Russian Federation) terrorists in Iraq, Syria, and Afghanistan? And …

Staff (2022-01-10). Demonstration in San Mateo on Anniversary of U.S. Capitol Insurrection. indybay.org photos by Jim Colton, Probonophoto.org | please credit the photographer…

City Lights Booksellers & Publishers (2022-01-10). Thursday 1/20: Insurrection: Rebellion, Civil Rights, and the Paradoxical State of Black Citizenship. indybay.org Online via Zoom…

ecns.cn (2022-01-10). China firmly supports Kazakhstan in maintaining stability, stopping violence: FM. ecns.cn China is willing to firmly support Kazakhstan in maintaining stability and stopping violence at this critical moment concerning Kazakhstan's future.

Staff (2022-01-10). 'Terrorist' jazz musician released by Kazakhstan. rt.com Vikram Ruzakhunov set free after uproar in neighboring Kyrgyzstan | A Kyrgyz jazz musician has been released from custody by Kazakhstani security officials after appearing in a "confession" video, in which he admitted to taking part in violent demonstrations for payment, media reported on Monday. | Vikram Ruzakhunov was accused of terrorism by the Kazakh authorities, a charge leveled against thousands of demonstrators who took part in last week's anti-government protests, which eventually turned into rioting and looting. The jazz musician's identity was revealed on Sunday when Kazakhstani media released a vide…

sputniknews (2022-01-10). 'Maidan Methods' Have Been Used in Kazakhstan, Putin Says, as Country Faced Threat to Its Statehood. sputniknews.com Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, addressing a meeting of heads of the Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO), said that the main goal of the terrorists was undermining constitutional order, the seizure of power and an attempted coup, as he spoke of the wave of protests that swept across Kazakhstan earlier in January.

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-10). Will Turkey encourage Sino-Russian division over Kazakhstan to further pan-Turkic project? antibellum679354512.wordpress.com From an article printed by Turkey's Anadolu Agency which includes statements by assorted analysts. It's worth noting that whereas Chinese leaders have expressed support to their Kazakh counterparts, there's no evidence China supports the CSTO deployment; neither has it initiated or backed even a symbolic complementary contribution by the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, of which it, …

LeftEast (2022-01-10). Behind the protests in Kazakhstan. greenleft.org.au What's behind the protests in Kazakhstan? Aynur Kurmanov, a leader of Socialist Movement of Kazakhstan, discussed the situation in this interview.

Newsclick (2022-01-10). Mapping Faultlines: Protests in Kazakhstan and its implications for Central Asia. peoplesdispatch.org NewsClick's Prabir Purkayastha talks about the wave of protests in Kazakhstan, its trajectory and the various forces at play. He also situates this in the context of regional configurations and the recent geo-political crisis…

Staff (2022-01-10). Kazakhstan crisis 'attempted coup' — President. rt.com Tokayev thanks Russia for assistance in dealing with worst incident "in the history of the country" | Last week's unrest throughout Kazakhstan was an attempted coup that had been planned in advance, and was not simply a spontaneous protest against rising fuel prices, the country's President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev claimed on Monday. | Speaking to an online meeting of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), made up of six former Soviet republics, Tokayev also stated that constitutional order had been restored. | "Kazakhstan has experienced the worst crisis in the history of its 30-year independence,"

sputniknews (2022-01-10). 'Hybrid Terrorist Attack' Carried Out in Kazakhstan With Aim of Coup, State Secretary Says. sputniknews.com NUR-SULTAN (Sputnik) – The State Secretary of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Erlan Karin, says that the unrest in Kazakhstan was a "hybrid terrorist" attack carried out with the participation of both internal and external forces and aimed at overthrowing the government.

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-10). Armenian, Belarusian embassies in Moscow receive bomb threats over CSTO Kazakh deployment. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Armenia, Belarus embassies in Moscow threatened with explosions Unknown people have threatened explosions at the embassies of Armenia and Belarus in Moscow, demanding the withdrawal of troops from the territory of Kazakhstan, TASS reports citing a law enforcement source. "It was revealed yesterday that a letter with threats of explosions was sent to the e-mail …

sputniknews (2022-01-10). Kazakhstan Has Weathered an Attempted Coup D'Etat, President Tokayev Says at CSTO Summit. sputniknews.com Speaking at an extraordinary session of the CSTO Collective Security Council, Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said on Monday that the recent unrest in the Central Asian country had been prepared for a long time.

sputniknews (2022-01-10). Counter-Terrorism Operation Continues in Almaty, Overall Situation Stable – Reports. sputniknews.com NUR-SULTAN (Sputnik) – The situation in Kazakhstan's Almaty is stabilizing, although the counter-terrorism operation continues in the city, the Khabar 24 TV channel reports.

Staff (2022-01-10). Kazakhstan, Libya supply cuts push oil higher. rt.com Crude price rally initiated by riots and maintenance operations continued on Monday | Oil prices were up on Monday following days of supply shortfalls in Kazakhstan and Libya. | Global benchmark Brent crude gained 35 cents, or 0.4%, rising to $82.1 a barrel at 08: 00 GMT. US benchmark West Texas Intermediate was also up 37 cents, or 0.5%, trading at $79.27 a barrel. | Overall, oil prices jumped 5% last week following protests in Kazakhstan, which disrupted train lines and triggered a production plunge at the country's major oilfield, Tengiz. According to a note to Reuters from Chevron, Kazakhstan's Tengizchevro…

Morning Star, People's World (2022-01-10). Kazakhstan reflects determination of capitalist oligarchs to hold onto their wealth. peoplesworld.org

sputniknews (2022-01-10). CSTO Peacekeepers to Leave Kazakhstan at First Request, Once Situation Stabilizes, Ministry Says. sputniknews.com NUR-SULTAN (Sputnik) – The peacekeeping contingent of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) sent to Kazakhstan to help protect vital facilities amid mass riots will leave the country once the situation stabilizes, the Kazakh Foreign Ministry informs.

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2022-01-10). Kazakhstan turns into graveyard for U.S. diplomacy. mronline.org The Kazakh Ministry of Health issued an innocuous disclaimer today denying social media reports about the seizure of a "military biological lab near Almaty by unidentified people."

ecns.cn (2022-01-10). Chinese, Kazakh FMs discuss Kazakhstan situation over phone. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Monday held a phone call with Kazakh Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Mukhtar Tileuberdi and discussed the current situation in the central Asian country.

WSWS (2022-01-10). Kazakhstan crisis heightens instability in Central Asia. wsws.org The political crisis in Kazakhstan, which began on January 2 with mass protests against gas price hikes, has become a focal point of geopolitical and social tensions across Central Asia.

Paul Dobson (2022-01-10). Venezuela: PSUV Loses Barinas to Opposition in Election Re-Run. venezuelanalysis.com Rightwing forces in Chávez's home state extended their narrow November lead to claim the region for the first time since 1998.

Kribsoo Diallo (2022-01-10). Understanding the Who and the Why of the Sudan Coup. towardfreedom.org Sudan needs to alter its position in the global conflict to be in the place that meets the interests of its people. That is, inevitably away from the Western camp and Washington, writes Kribsoo Diallo in the first of a 2-part series on the October 25 coup.

_____ (2022-01-10). Building Communities For A Fascist-Free Future. popularresistance.org On August 17, 2019, a coalition of antifascist and progressive groups in Portland, Oregon organized a rally to protest a Proud Boy event planned in the city. The rally had a carnivalesque atmosphere created by PopMob — an antifascist group of concerned Portlanders which seeks to "resist the alt-right with whimsy and creativity" — and brought on a diverse range of organizations, from labor and religious groups and civil rights groups like the NAACP to more militant organizations like Rose City Antifa. | During the protest, the latter, along with autonomous black bloc organizers, acted as a buffer betwe…

_____ (2022-01-10). Chicago's COVID-19 Fight With Teachers Hangs Over A Second Week. popularresistance.org Disputed issues included testing and metrics to close schools. The Chicago Teachers Union wants the option to revert to districtwide remote instruction, and most members have refused to teach in-person until there's an agreement, or the latest COVID-19 spike subsides. But Chicago leaders reject districtwide remote learning, saying it's detrimental and schools are safe. Instead, Chicago opted to cancel classes as a whole two days after students returned from winter break. | Chicago Public Schools face the same pandemic issues as other districts nationwide, with more reverting to remote learning as infections soar…

_____ (2022-01-10). More Than Ever, Food Not Bombs Needs To Become A Reality. popularresistance.org Food Not Bombs was founded in 1980 to provide direct aid to people while educating about the perversion of spending so much on the Military-Industrial Complex (MIC) while tens of millions of people do not have the basic necessities. It has turned into a global movement to build food sovereignty and organize systems outside the establishment. Clearing the FOG speaks with Keith McHenry, the co-founder of Food Not Bombs, about the criminalization of homelessness, their recent legal victory in Florida and why we must be concerned about increasing homelessness in the United States and the overall direction the country…

_____ (2022-01-10). Oakland Students Petition For School District To Go To Remote Learning. popularresistance.org Oakland, Calif. — Following a planned "sick-out" on Friday where more than 500 teachers across the Oakland Unified School District called out of work sick, hundreds of students within the district have come together in an online petition demanding increased COVID-19 protocols or else they'll strike. | Students at schools in Oakland Unified School District are now demanding increased COVID-19 protocols and supplies. | If their demands are not met, they plan to boycott showing up for in-person classes. | "We are demanding KN95 masks for all of the students because they're not easily accessible to them, twice…

_____ (2022-01-10). The Capitalist Death-Drive, Afghan Sanctions, Attack On Medicare. popularresistance.org Lee Camp looks at how the capitalist system sits at the heart of the worst problems facing society. In this history lesson, Camp takes you back to the feudal system, to the creation of corporations and currency, to the modern system that's destroying the lives of the poor today. The ruling class don't even try to hide the inhumanity that keeps the system running anymore, now that it has become almost impossible to ignore. This leaves it up to popular movements to end the capitalist system and create something new. Then, Camp reports on the police brutality victims who don't gain as much attention as those murdere…

Ali Abunimah (2022-01-10). Watch: Palestinian liberation and resistance to US imperialism. electronicintifada.net Ali Abunimah and Rania Khalek talk about "progressive" politicians who pander to Israel.

Ann Brown (2022-01-10). California Democrats Want To Fund Universal Healthcare With Higher Taxes: 3 Things To Know. moguldom.com Could universal healthcare be coming to California? Democrats in the state have proposed providing free health services to every resident, paid for by new taxes on the wealthy and on businesses. Here are three things to know. 1. Assembly Bill 1400 The proposed bill is called Assembly Bill 1400 and it would create "CalCare," a …

Ann Brown (2022-01-10). Some See Corruption As NYC Cop Mayor Hires Brother For Deputy NYPD Commissioner. moguldom.com Former New York City Police Department Captain Eric Adams, the city's new mayor, has tapped his brother to be the deputy police commissioner and the appointment is coming under scrutiny. Some say it smacks of nepotism, others say it smells of corruption and it's raising concerns all around of conflicts of interest. In his new …

Asa Winstanley (2022-01-10). Israel's Elbit sells UK arms factory targeted by activists. electronicintifada.net Hailing victory, Palestine Action vows to continue disruptions at other sites.

Dana Sanchez (2022-01-10). Inflation And Rate Hikes Hurt High-Growth And Low-Profit Tech Companies The Most: Here's Why. moguldom.com Investors expect the Federal Reserve to fight inflation by raising interest rates as many as four times in 2022. Rising interest rates — and the resulting higher bond yields — hurt tech stocks. That's because many technology companies are unprofitable or barely profitable, Harry Robertson wrote for Business Insider. "If bond yields are higher, then investors …

deweylaura (2022-01-10). Repeal, not reform, U.S. abortion law. cpusa.org It took a movement analyzing our conditions and studying our history to say, "Restrictions on abortion and birth control are deliberate actions taken by people who are benefiting at our expense. They're part of a larger pattern of oppression and exploitation aimed at making our reproductive labor cheap or free." But instead, our movement …

Editor2 (2022-01-10). The United States Obstructs Elections in Libya, Fearing Victory of Dr. Saif al-Islam Qaddafi. orinocotribune.com Editorial Comment: Not only is the US manipulating events to place its own operatives in power, it is also laying the foundations for a protracted civil war and the balkanization of Libya to better serve imperial interests, which extend past Libya's borders, to threaten all of Africa. — A.V. | The United States is following Britain's example in interfering in Libya's internal affairs, with the aim of canceling or postponing the elections, for fear of Dr. Saif al-Islam al-Qaddafi's victory in the presidential elections. | To achieve this goal, the United States is playing an underhanded game, announcing its…

Editor2 (2022-01-10). Venezuela: From Resistance to Recovery in Production and Social Welfare. orinocotribune.com By Jesús Faría — Jan 1, 2022 | Balance 2021-Outlook 2022 | Imperialist blockade and socio-economic crisis | The economic blockade is a genocidal crime against our people. The economic cost of the illegal sanctions applied by Washington alone exceeds 120 billion dollars and has affected the entire nation, but fundamentally the oil industry, the heart of our economy, provider of foreign exchange for imports and income for productive and social investments of the State. | The oil industry is suffocated by these brutal sanctions as it is prevented from investments, marketing and financing essential for its devel…

Frederique Desrosiers (2022-01-10). After centuries of oppression, asylum is the least U.S. could offer Haitians. peoplesworld.org The American understanding of Haiti is stained with poverty, natural disasters, and political turmoil. As a result, some Americans think Haitians just need to figure it out and stop putting their hands out, while others take a paternalistic approach and think the United States should interfere and "help" even if that is not what Haitians …

In Defense of Liberation! (2022-01-10). Imperialism Isn't a Question: We Gotta Get Organized, and Mobilized now! anchor.fm In this episode I go into a discussion about some of the things facing a lot of people right now, poverty, houselessness, and other struggles. I also hit on the need to understand all of the contradictions that exist under the Capitalist-Imperialist system, how they manifest, who they affect, who's doing the suffering and who's doing the exploiting, and then we have to learn, listen and teach one another how to do something about this. By that I mean we must organize to overthrow the capitalist-Imperialist system, now.

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-01-10). Harvard Civil Rights Professor Lani Guinier Passes Away At 71. moguldom.com Civil rights attorney and scholar Lani Guinier, the first Black woman to receive tenure as a professor at Harvard University's Law School, died on Friday, Jan. 7. She was 71. Guinier died of complications from Alzheimer's disease at an assisted-living facility in Cambridge, Massachusetts after a long battle with the illness, according to a memoriam …

Jesús Rodríguez-Espinoza (2022-01-10). Barinas State Re-Elections Jorge Arreaza Concedes Defeat. orinocotribune.com Caracas, January 9, 2021 ( Although official results are yet to be announced, former foreign affairs minister and PSUV candidate for governor in the state, Jorge Arreaza, posted…

Jesús Rodríguez-Espinoza (2022-01-10). Jorge Arreaza Concedes Defeat in Barinas State Re-Elections. orinocotribune.com Caracas, January 9, 2022 ( Although official results are yet to be announced, former foreign affairs minister and PSUV candidate for governor in the state, Jorge Arreaza, posted…

Jesús Rodríguez-Espinoza (2022-01-10). Venezuela Officially Exits Hyperinflation — Central Bank of Venezuela. orinocotribune.com Caracas, January 9, 2022 ( The BCV indicates on its website that the country maintained single-digit inflation rates for the last four months of 2021, despite the fact that the last quarter of the…

John Case (2022-01-10). Piketty says it's 'Time for Socialism,' but has no time for class struggle. peoplesworld.org Thomas Piketty has a new collection of essays, entitled, Time for Socialism: Dispatches from a World on Fire, 2016-2021. It is not possible to understate the positive impact that the French author's masterwork, Capital in the 21st Century, has had on the economics profession. The book, and the massive data collection projects on global and …

Kevin Mwanza (2022-01-10). China Executed Or Imprisoned 18 US Government Spies In 2010-2012 : 5 Things To Know. moguldom.com Authorities in China executed or jailed 18 U.S. government spies from 2010 to 2012 based on information gleaned in one of the worst intelligence breaches seen in the U.S. intelligence community in decades. The Chinese government sentenced to death at least a dozen Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) sources in a two-year span, according to former …

Kevin Mwanza (2022-01-10). Goldman Sachs Says Bitcoin Could Hit $100,000 As A 'Store of Value' Competitor To Gold. moguldom.com Goldman Sachs analysts say Bitcoin could reach $100,000 in coming years if more investors begin to view the cryptocurrency as a store of value, making it a direct competitor with gold as a safe haven. Bitcoin currently has a 20 percent share of the store-of-value market and a $700 billion market capitalization, compared to around …

Len Yannielli (2022-01-10). Three important books on race in America for deep winter reading. peoplesworld.org "The past is never dead. It's not even past." —William Faulkner (1950) Let's consider a trio of books that can be helpful in gaining a deeper understanding of racism, both its practice and its ideological components, including in the current period. Most current of the three is The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story (2021), …

Mark Gruenberg (2022-01-10). GOP-named Supreme Court majority cements its role as a pro-corporate fiefdom. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—Recalling the 1930s, when the "Nine Old Men" scrapped key New Deal legislation, the GOP-named U.S. Supreme Court majority may again show its implementation of the right-wing pro-corporate agenda, this time by nullifying OSHA's anti-coronavirus Emergency Temporary Standard. It is clearer than ever now that rather than being legitimate justices members of the Court are …

Olivia Rosane (2022-01-10). Right-wing law means Brazil will extend coal use for another 18 years. peoplesworld.org Right-wing Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro approved a law late Wednesday that would extend the nation's coal use by more than a decade. Previously, the government was supposed to end subsidies for coal plants by 2027 and rescind the authorization for three new plants in particular by 2025. But the new "just transition" law allows for coal use through at …

Staff (2022-01-10). Venezuelan Defense Minister Rejects Accusations by 'Scoundrel' Colombian Officials. orinocotribune.com A resounding rejection was expressed by the Venezuelan Defense Minister, Vladimir Padrino López, faced with new statements by spokespersons of the Colombian government headed by Iván Duque, whom Padrino referred to as "scoundrels." | Colombia's statements were issued by the Colombian Defense Minister, Diego Molano, in reference to the recent attack carried out by Colombian paramilitary groups against Colombian policemen from the infamous Escuadron Móvil Anti-Disturbios (ESMAD), which resulted in 13 officials injured. | Iván Duque's minister issued statements in which he claimed that the violent actions attributed…

ecns.cn (2022-01-10). Over 840 Chinese civil aircraft can provide inflight Wi-Fi service. ecns.cn China has been facilitating network connectivity in its civil aviation fleet with 842 aircraft capable of providing inflight Wi-Fi service by the end of 2021, according to China's civil aviation authorities.

teleSUR, JCM (2022-01-10). Kazajistán reporta que situación se estabilizó en el país. telesurtv.net Las fuerzas de paz que la OTSC envió a Kazajistán completaron su despliegue en ese país, declaró el comandante, Andréi Serdiukov.

teleSUR, JL (2022-01-10). Colombia reporta la cuarta masacre en apenas nueve días de 2022. telesurtv.net Indepaz señala que la nueva masacre en Nariño dejó como resultado cuatro heridos y tres asesinados.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-01-10). FM Amir-Abdolahian holds meeting with Iranians in Muscat. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 10 (MNA) — Foreign Minister Amir-Abdolahian held a meeting with the Iranians residing in Oman on Monday evening.

ecns.cn (2022-01-10). China steps up crackdown on harmful, illegal content. ecns.cn China investigated and handled over 13,000 cases related to online and offline activities involving vulgar content and illegal publications in 2021, according to official statistics.

teleSUR -HIM, JCM (2022-01-10). Gremios de Ecuador protestarán contra Gobierno de Lasso. telesurtv.net El Gobierno dictó varias medidas económicas como aumento de precios de combustibles y privatización que perjudican a la clase obrera.

Staff (2022-01-10). PayPal may launch own cryptocoin. rt.com Global online payment system mulls creating own crypto, but looks to US dollar for support | Tech giant PayPal is preparing to launch its own crypto token, the company confirmed after signs of the move were found on its iPhone app. | "We are exploring a stablecoin; if and when we seek to move forward, we will of course, work closely with relevant regulators," the head of PayPal's crypto department, Jose Fernandez da Ponte, said in a statement to Bloomberg News. | The company is looking at creating a stablecoin — a cryptocurrency backed by the value of a fiat currency or commodity. | PayPal's move to creat…

teleSUR, DRL (2022-01-10). Rusia y EE.UU. sostienen nueva ronda de diálogo en Bruselas. telesurtv.net En medio de las crecientes tensiones entre Moscú, Washington y Bruselas; las partes buscan acercar posiciones.

teleSUR, yart, JCM (2022-01-10). Condenan a Suu Kyi a cuatro años de prisión en Myanmar. telesurtv.net La lideresa depuesta cumplirá cuatro años por tres cargos diferentes que ella niega desde el inicio del proceso.

Marzieh Rahmani (2022-01-10). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on January 10. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 10 (MNA) — Mehr News Agency takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Monday, January 10.

ecns.cn (2022-01-10). Over 800 civil aircraft covered by Internet: CAAC. ecns.cn A total of 842 domestic aircraft have been covered with Internet services in the air by the end of 2021.

teleSUR, DRL (2022-01-10). Asesinan a balazos a líder indígena en Honduras. telesurtv.net Se trata de un comunicador del pueblo lenca, quien resultó asesinado a balazos, luego de ser amenazado y hostigado.

teleSUR, MER (2022-01-10). Conoce el legado del general venezolano Ezequiel Zamora. telesurtv.net Fue conocido como el "General del Pueblo Soberano", destacando en diversas batallas.

Cynthia Papermaster (2022-01-10). Tuesday 1/11: Rally & Press Conference to Close Guantanamo; 20 yrs of detention and torture. indybay.org Dianne Feinstein's Office, One Post, above Montgomery St. BART…

teleSUR, SH (2022-01-10). México reporta los primeros tres casos de flurona. telesurtv.net México es el segundo país de América Latina que ha reportado casos de flurona en el 2022.

ecns.cn (2022-01-10). Water quality of major lake in north China improves in 2021. ecns.cn The water quality of Baiyangdian, the biggest fresh water lake in north China, significantly improved in 2021, according to the ecology and environment department of Hebei Province, where the lake is located.

teleSUR, JCM (2022-01-10). Asesinan a familia en la tercera masacre del año en Colombia. telesurtv.net El triple asesinato ocurrió en una vivienda ubicada en la vereda El Salón, jurisdicción del corregimiento Julio Zawady.

teleSUR, SH (2022-01-10). Comisión legislativa revisará proyecto sobre aborto en Ecuador. telesurtv.net El proyecto de ley sobre la interrupción del embarazo en caso de violación es resultante de un dictamen de la Corte Constitucional de Ecuador.

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-10). Blinken on CNN: Unrelenting bellicosity, full-court offensive for control of former Soviet territory. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Based on the transcript of Secretary of State Antony Blinken's interview with Jake Tapper on CNN's State of the Union show on January 9, below, as posted on the State Department website. Much of what has been excised is standard diplomatic verbiage along the lines of we'd prefer a diplomatic solution but….We'd like to think …

Staff (2022-01-10). Opositor venezolano Sergio Garrido gana gobernación del estado de Barinas. cubadebate.cu El candidato de la Mesa de la Unidad Democrática, Sergio Garrido, será el próximo gobernador del estado de Barinas, tras el 97.40 % de los datos escrutados de las elecciones celebradas este domingo. La Oficina Regional Electoral del Estado Barinas señaló que Garrido había obtenido 172.497 votos, el 55.36% del total escrutado.

Editor (2022-01-10). Instead of More Support, Schools Have Upped Demands on Teachers During Pandemic. scheerpost.com A parent decorates her car while gathering at the Leona Canyon Trail Head before participating in a car caravan demonstration in Oakland, California, on January 7, 2022. Some Oakland Unified teachers called a sickout on that day, saying they don't feel safe teaching. They're calling for two weeks of remote learning during the latest Omicron surge. JESSICA CHRISTIAN / THE SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE VIA GETTY IMAGES | By Jen Roesch / In June 2020, when schools across the U.S. remain…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-01-10). What Happened in Barinas on 9-E? Analysis by La Corriente. libya360.wordpress.com The adverse electoral result obtained in Barinas is undoubtedly painful. However, as any defeat, it is also sobering. We know that this spirit of changes within the revolution, of updating within what President Maduro has called the new beginning, will allow a deep reflection on what happened in Barinas, which is, to some extent, an…

Editor (2022-01-10). NYC Enacts Law Allowing Over 800,000 Immigrants to Vote in Local Elections. scheerpost.com Electoral workers wait inside a school in Manhattan during early voting in the New York City mayoral election on October 23, 2021. (Photo: Kena Betancur/AFP via Getty Images) | By Jessica Corbett / A New York City law granting more than 800,000 lawful permanent residents the right to vote in local elections took effect Sunday after the recently elected mayor, Democrat Eric Adams, declined to veto it. | The New York City Council had voted 33-14—with two abstentions…

Ed Yong (2022-01-10). Hospitals Are in Serious Trouble. zcomm.org Omicron is inundating a health-care system that was already buckling under the cumulative toll of every previous surge…

Jason Hickel (2022-01-10). Degrowth is about global justice. zcomm.org Green parties sometimes think that the battle is to get the working class on board. This illustrates a real problem: the working class is not on board because green policies don't speak to them…

Staff (2022-01-10). Opositor venezolano Sergio Garrido gana gobernación del estado de Barinas. cubadebate.cu El candidato de la Mesa de la Unidad Democrática, Sergio Garrido, será el próximo gobernador del estado de Barinas, tras el 97.40 % de los datos escrutados de las elecciones celebradas este domingo. La Oficina Regional Electoral del Estado Barinas señaló que Garrido había obtenido 172.497 votos, el 55.36% del total escrutado.

teleSUR, JL (2022-01-10). Candidato Arreaza reconoce triunfo de la oposición venezolana en Barinas. telesurtv.net "Agradezco de corazón a nuestra heroica militancia. Seguiremos protegiendo al pueblo barinés desde todos los espacios", aseguró Arreaza.

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