Daily Archives: January 22, 2022

2022-01-22: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-01-22). "Democracy" in Ukraine—What is NATO risking a war for? wsws.org Honouring war criminals and Nazi collaborators, promoting fascist militias, mafia-like fights between oligarchs, corruption and massive social inequality are the most prominent features of Ukrainian "democracy."

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-22). Russia sells helicopters to U.S. for Afghan war, U.S. transfers them to Ukraine for war with Russia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com From RT. Hamlet had something to say about such self-defeating behavior. US sending Russian weapons to Ukraine The Biden administration is expediting the transfer of five transport helicopters to Kiev, as Washington insists Moscow is about to "invade" Ukraine any day now. The Mi-17 helicopters were originally purchased from Russia and intended for the US-backed …

Staff (2022-01-22). US thinks it has 'special status' — Russia. rt.com Russia's top diplomat criticized his American counterpart for comments on Kazakhstan peacekeeping operation | The American reaction to the recent Russian-led peacekeeping operation in Kazakhstan is a sign that the US thinks it alone has "special status" to maintain law and order around the world, Moscow's top diplomat has said following talks in Geneva. | Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov spoke at a press conference on Friday, immediately after a meeting with his American counterpart, Antony Blinken. The diplomat said that the two had discussed a number of recent political developments, and that he had demanded a…

K.J. Noh (2022-01-22). The U.S. Makes a Mockery of Treaties and International Law. zcomm.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…

sputniknews (2022-01-22). How US Weaponises NATO to Maintain Its Own Space Dominance & Deter Russia and China. sputniknews.com NATO released its "overarching" space policy on 17 January, stipulating that any space-based attack on an ally could trigger the alliance's collective defence policy under the bloc's Article 5. What's behind the renewed US focus on space and expansion of NATO activities there?

Staff (2022-01-22). Munich Is Not in Ukraine: Appeasement Begins at Home. davidswanson.org By David Swanson The word "Munich" — for me it calls up images of surfing in a giant park with nude sunbathers and nearby beer halls. But in U.S. news media it means the unconscionable failure to launch a war more quickly. According to the new Munich movie on Netflix — the latest in the …

Staff (2022-01-22). US looking for ways to get extra cash out of EU energy crisis — reports. rt.com Washington is in talks with Qatar over gas supplies for Europe as speculation over Russian invasion of Ukraine intensifies | US officials are reportedly negotiating opportunities for contingency steps to secure energy supplies to European nations if a possible conflict between Russia and Ukraine disrupts current deliveries. | "We're looking at what can be done in preparation for an event, especially midwinter with very low [European natural gas] supplies in storage," a senior US administration official said, as quoted by FT. | "We discussed what can be moved around the market, what can help… the thing…

Editor2 (2022-01-22). Palestinians Fight Ongoing Ethnic Cleansing in Sheikh Jarrah. orinocotribune.com By Tamara Nassar — Jan 18, 2022 | A Palestinian man threatened to set himself and his house ablaze on Monday if Israeli occupation forces moved to expel him and his family. | It was the latest dramatic escalation amid Israel's ongoing effort to ethnically cleanse the occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah. | Mahmoud Salhiya The Israeli-controlled Jerusalem municipality seeks to expel the family of seven supposedly in order to build…

Staff (2022-01-22). Ukrainian opposition slams US sanctions as 'international political terror'. rt.com Washington has imposed measures on two MPs for allegedly working for Russia | Ukraine's second-largest political party, Opposition Platform — For Life, has come out against the decision by officials in Washington to sanction two of its members for allegedly seeking to take over the government. | In a statement published on the party's website on Thursday, it slammed the economic measures the US had imposed earlier that day on its MPs Taras Kozak and Oleg Voloshyn. According to the Americans, the two politicians had "played various roles in Russia's global influence campaign to destabilize sovereign countr…

Staff (2022-01-22). Ukrainian opposition slams US sanctions. rt.com Washington has imposed measures on two MPs for allegedly working for Russia | Ukraine's second-largest political party, Opposition Platform — For Life, has come out against the decision by officials in Washington to sanction two of its members for allegedly seeking to take over the government. | In a statement published on the party's website on Thursday, it slammed the economic measures the US had imposed earlier that day on its MPs Taras Kozak and Oleg Voloshyn. According to the Americans, the two politicians had "played various roles in Russia's global influence campaign to destabilize sovereign countr…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-01-22). What will be the future 'new normal' with COVID-19? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Jan. 21 marks two years since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 was reported in the U.S. In that time, the nation has made strides to keep the virus in check as much as possible with testing, masking, social distancing, vaccines and other precautionary measures. Despite that fact, nearly 850,000 people in the U.S. have died from COVID-19. Will living in a pandemic be the "new normal" for everyone in the future? Or will COVID-19…

G. Dunkel (2022-01-22). Haitian government collapsing — U.S. involved in MoàØse assassination? workers.org Conditions for most people in Haiti are dire. While the country has significant economic resources, the wages of Haitian workers are the lowest in the Western Hemisphere, the result of intense exploitation. Estimates from the U.N. are that 20% of Haitians live below the absolute poverty line of $1.23 a . . . |

G. Dunkel (2022-01-22). Haitian government collapsing — U.S. involved in MoàØse assassination? workers.org Conditions for most people in Haiti are dire. While the country has significant economic resources, the wages of Haitian workers are the lowest in the Western Hemisphere, the result of intense exploitation. Estimates from the U.N. are that 20% of Haitians live below the absolute poverty line of $1.23 a . . . |

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2022-01-22). US Tightens Financial Blockade Against CITGO and PDVSA. orinocotribune.com The United States government, through its Treasury Department, has undertaken another measure of economic and financial pressure against Venezuela, after the hijacking of CITGO, by imposing restrictions on bond holders or creditors to access the return of their investments untrusted to the PDVSA 2020 Bond. | Hence, although the Venezuelan State maintains its commitment to investors, the White House is preventing bondholders from making any type of claim on CITGO shares. In this way, the hijacking of CITGO, the multi-million dollar subsidiary of the Venezuelan oil industry in US territory, is continued by the Joe…

Mia Barnes (2022-01-22). Exploring the consequences of the urban-rural cultural divide in America. nationofchange.org There are many political and cultural differences that push false narratives.

Olmedo Beluche (2022-01-22). Panamá, 9 de Enero de 1964: una revolución popular antiimperialista. workers.org El 9 de Enero marcó un punto de quiebre de la política norteamericana en Panamá. En esa fecha estallaron 60 años de contradicciones acumuladas, fue una verdadera revolución popular en el pleno sentido de la palabra. Allí se hizo añicos el sueño de riquezas que la oligarquía panameña había pintado . . . |

Olmedo Beluche (2022-01-22). Panamá, 9 de Enero de 1964: una revolución popular antiimperialista. workers.org El 9 de Enero marcó un punto de quiebre de la política norteamericana en Panamá. En esa fecha estallaron 60 años de contradicciones acumuladas, fue una verdadera revolución popular en el pleno sentido de la palabra. Allí se hizo añicos el sueño de riquezas que la oligarquía panameña había pintado . . . |

Saheli Chowdhury (2022-01-22). Ola Bini Persecuted by Ecuador's Government, Says Lawyer. orinocotribune.com January 21, 2022 (OrinocoTribune.com)—Swedish computer scientist and digital rights activist Ola Bini is being persecuted by the Ecuadorian government and "continues to be until he is declared innocent, which must happen," asserted the head of Bini's legal defense, Carlos Soria, as the software developer's trial began in Quito on Wednesday, January 19. Bini was charged—by the Lenin Moreno government—of a "non-consensual access into the national telecommunications database" of Ecuador. | Bini, who is a well-known advocate for open-source software and digital privacy of citizens, as well as a frie…

SAM (2022-01-22). Two Sides, Same Coin: Suppressing Votes, Cutting Rich People's Taxes. inequality.org

Dean Baker (2022-01-22). Washington Post Says Life Was Bleak for Workers on Eve of Pandemic. cepr.net Yes, that was the clear meaning of a front page article telling readers how bad things are for workers today. The piece told us: "In interviews with more than a dozen workers, many said that despite considerable pay raises — as much as 33 percent, in some cases — they were still struggling to cover …

John Kiriakou (2022-01-22). Can the Drone War Be Made More Humane? covertactionmagazine.com The So-called 'Humane' Murder of Families and How the Pentagon's Favorite Weapon Endangers Us All An article in the latest …

Staff (2022-01-22). Iran reacts to UNGA Holocaust resolution, declaring it null. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 21 (MNA) — In reaction to the resolution issued on the Holocaust at the UNGA, the Iranian Foreign Ministry called it an abuse of international mechanisms by the Zionist regime to cover up its crimes and declared it completely null.

Staff (2022-01-22). Arnold Schwarzenegger involved in car crash. rt.com Former California governor's large black SUV smashed into a red Prius, according to photos from the scene | The Hollywood star allegedly ran a red light and crashed his GMC Yukon SUV into a red Toyota Prius around 4: 30pm local time at Sunset Boulevard and Allenford Avenue. The resulting pile-up reportedly also involved two other vehicles. | The woman who was driving the hybrid received non-life-threatening injuries, but, according to

Staff (2022-01-22). Monk linked to mindfulness craze dies at 95. rt.com The Zen master best known for popularizing the idea of being present in the moment has passed away in Vietnam | Thich Nhat Hanh died peacefully in the Tu Hieu Temple in Vietnam, his Zen teaching organization, Plum Village announced on Saturday. The influential Buddhist monk, who was born in 1926, suffered a stroke in recent years, which left him unable to speak or preach. He then expressed a wish to return to the temple where he had been ordained decades ago, and was allowed to spend his final years in his native country. | The monk, often referred-to as the second most prominent Buddhist person after the Dala…

ecns.cn (2022-01-22). HK's prosperity, stability brook no interference: commissioner's office of Chinese foreign ministry in HK. ecns.cn The Office of the Commissioner of the Chinese Foreign Ministry in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Friday strongly disapproved of and firmly rejected the so-called Hong Kong-related resolution of the European Parliament, which smeared Hong Kong's democracy and freedom, called for sanctions against central government and HKSAR government officials, and asked for boycott of Beijing Winter Olympic Games.

teleSUR, jaa, MER (2022-01-22). Rusia, China e Irán realizan ejercicios navales en golfo de Omán. telesurtv.net Los ejercicios incluyen maniobras tácticas conjuntas, así como operaciones de búsqueda y rescate en el mar…

Staff (2022-01-22). 7 dead, 15 injured in major fire in Mumbai high-rise. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 22 (MNA) — At least seven people were killed and several wounded in a major fire that erupted in a multi-storey building near Bhatia Hospital in Mumbai early morning on Saturday.

Noam Chomsky (2022-01-22). COP26 Pledges Will Fail Unless Pushed by Mass Organizing. zcomm.org Crucially, there is widespread understanding of the measures that can be take, quite realistically, to avert impending disaster and move on to a much better world…

sputniknews (2022-01-22). Labour, Lib Dems Warn BoJo Not 'to Cover Up Any of the Truth' on No 10 Parties. sputniknews.com Last week, many Conservative Party lawmakers said they were awaiting the publication of senior civil servant Sue Gray's probe into lockdown-breaking parties at No 10 to decide on their support of Prime Minister Boris Johnson who may face a no-confidence vote amid the "partygate" scandal.

Staff (2022-01-22). Johnson's govt accused of threatening a dozen rebel Tory MPs. rt.com House of Commons Standards Committee chair Chris Bryant said it had "abandoned its moral compass," having allegedly "blackmailed" disgruntled lawmakers to save the PM | Boris Johnson and senior Conservative Party figures allegedly threatened to withhold funding from the constituencies of around 12 rebel Tory MPs if they did not cease their efforts to oust the prime minister from office, the chair of the House of Commons' internal watchdog has claimed. | Labour MP Chris Bryant made the bombshell allegations on a BBC radio program on Saturday, telling the public broadcaster that several Tory MPs had told him the…

Staff (2022-01-22). Russia not insisting on Ukraine 'sphere of influence' — Lavrov. rt.com Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has dismissed the notion that Moscow is trying to claim Ukraine as part of its area of dominance, instead accusing NATO of trying to drag the country into its orbit. The remark came after his meeting with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Geneva, on Friday. | "We don't lay claim on spheres of influence, but what NATO does regarding Ukraine definitively shows that NATO perceives Ukraine as part of its zone of influence," Lavrov remarked, responding to a question from UK state-broadcaster BBC. He added that the US-led West is actively working to expand its influence t…

Direct Action Everywhere (2022-01-22). Saturday 1/22: Meetup: What to do if You Find an Injured or Lost Animal. indybay.org Where: ONLINE on Zoom! Link: dxe.io/meetupzoom…

WSWS (2022-01-22). UFCW shuts down King Soopers grocery store strike in Denver before workers vote on tentative agreement. wsws.org The strike was shut down by the union bureaucracy precisely at the point when support for 8,000 grocery store workers was strongest.

Staff (2022-01-22). German chancellor snubs Biden — Der Spiegel. rt.com Olaf Scholz turned down the US president's call for talks due to a busy schedule, German media claims | German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has reportedly turned down an invitation for talks sent by US President Joe Biden at short notice. According to The German le…

Matthew Greenhawt, Marcus Shaker, Elissa M Abrams (2022-01-22). [Comment] Peanut oral immunotherapy in very young children. thelancet.com Peanut oral immunotherapy is a disease-modifying treatment to raise the peanut quantity necessary to trigger an allergic reaction. Among children older than 4 years undergoing peanut oral immunotherapy, nearly 75—80% achieve desensitisation, although few gain lasting protection (eg, remission) after discontinuing oral immunotherapy.1 Efficacy is balanced by an increased risk of treatment-associated anaphylaxis versus peanut avoidance, a preference-sensitive consideration manageable in partnership with a supervising allergist.

Staff (2022-01-22). Yemeni Armed Forces advises foreign companies to leave UAE. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 22 (MNA) — Stating that the UAE is insecure as long as its rulers continue military aggression against Yemen, Brigadier General Yahya Saree advised the foreign companies to leave the UAE.

WSWS (2022-01-22). Hundreds of Oakland students and teachers show support for student strike during online rally. wsws.org An estimated 500 students and teachers across Oakland participated in an online Zoom meeting organized by students to discuss their strike and COVID-19 safety concerns in the district.

teleSUR- lvm -HIM (2022-01-22). Informan sobre un desaparecido y daños tras lluvias en Cusco, Perú. telesurtv.net Las lluvias provocaron un huaico (masa enorme de lodo y peñas que las lluvias torrenciales desprenden de las alturas de los Andes).

Elana Kessler (2022-01-22). Bay Area Transit Workers Organize. zcomm.org The rank-and-file organizers and newly engaged members are now looking ahead to flexing their muscle in Covid safety fights and contract campaigns in 2022…

sputniknews (2022-01-22). Iran Holding Talks With Russia on Constructing New Units of Bushehr NPP – Reports. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Iran is holding negotiations with Russia on constructing new units of the Bushehr nuclear power plant, media reported.

Stacie M Jones, Edwin H Kim, Kari C Nadeau, Anna Nowak-Wegrzyn, Robert A Wood, Hugh A Sampson, Amy M Scurlock, Sharon Chinthrajah, Julie Wang, Robert D Pesek, Sayantani B Sindher, Mike Kulis, Jacqueline Johnson, Katharine Spain, Denise C Babineau, Hyunsook Chin, Joy Laurienzo-Panza, Rachel Yan, David Larson, Tielin Qin, Don Whitehouse, Michelle L Sever, Srinath Sanda, Marshall Plaut, Lisa M Wheatley, A Wesley Burks, Immune Tolerance Network (2022-01-22). [Articles] Efficacy and safety of oral immunotherapy in children aged 1—3 years with peanut allergy (the Immune Tolerance Network IMPACT trial): a randomised placebo-controlled study. thelancet.com In children with a peanut allergy, initiation of peanut oral immunotherapy before age 4 years was associated with an increase in both desensitisation and remission. Development of remission correlated with immunological biomarkers. The outcomes suggest a window of opportunity at a young age for intervention to induce remission of peanut allergy.

Geoff Watts (2022-01-22). [Obituary] Sherif Ramzy Zaki. thelancet.com Leading US infectious disease pathologist. He was born in Alexandria, Egypt, on Nov 24, 1955 and died after a fall in Atlanta, GA, USA, on Nov 21, 2021 aged 65 years.

Richard Horton (2022-01-22). [Comment] Offline: COVID-19 as culture war. thelancet.com When Dr Anthony Fauci challenged Senator Rand Paul last week during US congressional hearings, he exposed how politicians have exploited the COVID-19 pandemic for their own personal advantage. Fauci showed screenshots of Senator Paul's website, which included the message "Fire Dr Fauci". He pointed out that Paul was inviting people to send donations to firefauci.org. He explained how Paul's exaggerations were creating the conditions for violent attacks on himself and his family. In December, 2021, a man was arrested on his way to Washington, DC, with an AR-15 semiautomatic rifle in his car.

sputniknews (2022-01-22). Ocean Inside: Saturn's Moon Mimas May Have Water Under Icy Surface. sputniknews.com Data from the Cassini mission point to Mimas possibly having an interior ocean.

Staff (2022-01-22). Corina Mestre, Premio Nacional de Teatro 2022. cubadebate.cu El jurado del Premio Nacional de Teatro 2022 sesionó este 22 de enero en la sede del Consejo Nacional de las Artes Escénicas, presidido por Dagoberto Gaínza, y decidió otorgar otorgar el importante Lauro a Corina Mestre Vilaboy, informó la institución en su cuenta en Twitter.

ecns.cn (2022-01-22). Xi makes instruction on Party building studies. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping has called on scholars to deepen their understanding of the rule of Party building in the new era and further contribute wisdom and strength to advancing related work.

sputniknews (2022-01-22). Russia's Crypto Ban May Impact Price, Yet Not as Severely as in China and US, Coingecko COO Says. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik), Ekaterina Chukaeva – A ban on cryptocurrencies in Russia proposed by the Central Bank may impact the price but probably not as much as compared to a ban in China or the United States, Bobby Ong, co-founder and COO of Coingeck–æ, told Sputnik.

Bernie Sanders (2022-01-22). Bernie Sanders: The Time for Senate Talk Is Over. We Need to Vote. zcomm.org If we cannot pass a comprehensive piece of legislation, we should divide it up into separate bills and members of the Senate should have to vote on the very popular agenda we are fighting for. That's how you win elections…

Mickey Z. (2022-01-22). The Rise and Fall of 5Pointz. dissidentvoice.org The artwork was always changing but the looming presence of 5Pointz felt permanent. Rumors swirled as gentrification advanced but "The Institute for Higher Burnin'" would outlive it all… or so we thought. I'm not sure how many others documented its last couple of months but, since I was a frequent visitor to 5Pointz, I felt …

sputniknews (2022-01-22). Dangerous 'Sleepy Chicken' TikTok Trend Leaves Doctors Concerned. sputniknews.com A recent video of a chicken dish braised in a cold and flu remedy went viral and doctors are now warning how dangerous it can be.

Augusta Hopkins (2022-01-22). Walking Meditation honoring Thich Nhat Hanh SUNDAY @ 3pm. indybay.org Let us honor our beloved teacher, peace activist, Zen Master, and poet Thich Nhat Hanh, who joined the great majority. He was 95. It was midnight in Hue 22nd January, 2022 (9am PT 21 Jan 2022) as Thay transitioned. | Thay taught, there is no birth and no death. We are his continuation. | Let us practice as he has taught us. | In celebration of his life and his continuation: | Meet in San Francisco at the Coleridge Mini Park (just off 30th & Mission) @ 3pm Sunday 1/23/2022. | Enjoy gathering there, meditating, singing practice songs, listening to the bell…. | At 3: 15pm we'll begin silent walking meditation, as a…

Staff (2022-01-22). Wordle, el nuevo juego de palabras que se robó la atención de Internet. cubadebate.cu øTe preguntas de qué se tratan todos esos mosaicos verdes y amarillos en tus redes sociales? Se trata de Wordle, un nuevo juego de palabras que se robó la atención de Internet.

Tong B Tang (2022-01-22). [Correspondence] The COVID-19 response in Hong Kong. thelancet.com Richard Horton1 and the Editors2 have repeatedly called for closer collaborations in global health. China has been taking decisive, albeit difficult, measures to prevent and manage outbreaks in diverse settings, from city epicentres to rural clusters. Although these policies might be draconian, they resulted in community solidarity and success; with one prerequisite to both solidarity and success being transparency embraced by both the government and the health profession.

Curt Wechsler (2022-01-22). "Forced motherhood is female enslavement. When women are not free, no one is free" indybay.org "We're really in a state of emergency as to whether women are going to be treated as both human beings or incubators," Sunsara Taylor, an initiator with a new movement called Rise Up 4 Abortion Rights, told Newsweek.

ecns.cn (2022-01-22). Liaison office of central gov't slams European Parliament's so-called Hong Kong resolution. ecns.cn The Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Friday firmly rejected and strongly condemned the so-called Hong Kong-related resolution of the European Parliament.

Staff (2022-01-22). øCuáles son las causas de la escasez de refrescos enlatados? cubadebate.cu El renglón más golpeado ha sido el refresco en lata, debido a lo costoso que resultan los envases. En 2022, por ejemplo, se prevé la elaboración de unos 50 millones de refrescos en lata, algo más del doble de lo que se logró en 2021. No obstante, las cifras que se manejan para este año estan lejos de lo que la fábrica es capaz de hacer.

Kenn Orphan (2022-01-22). How a Battle in Nova Scotia Echoes the Global War for Our Biosphere. zcomm.org These battles can be won, but we must unite to fight them, and we must do it now before the madness of ecocide ends with the finality of extinction…

David Swanson (2022-01-22). Video: Introduction | Foreign Policy Primer For U.S. Congressional Candidates. warisacrime.org By RootsAction, January 21, 2022 This RootsAction Zoom call from Wednesday January 19th is the first in a series of events promoting the release of the RootsAction Education Fund's Foreign Policy Primer for U.S. Congressional Candidates. Download the Primer here. RootsAction is joined by retired colonel and diplomat Ann Wright, research and policy team member …

Staff (2022-01-22). Las 3 del día: øQué fue noticia este 21 de enero? (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu Como cada día, hoy les estaremos comentando cuáles fueron las noticias más destacadas de este 21 de enero en Cubadebate. Dale play y escucha sobrela covid-19, la vacunación con Abadala y Mambisa en convalecientes y el gabinete escogido por el presidente electo de Chile.

teleSUR, SH (2022-01-22). Presidente López Obrador se sometió a un cateterismo cardíaco. telesurtv.net El titular de la Secretaría de Gobierno indicó que el mandatario retornará a sus actividades este sábado.

WSWS (2022-01-22). Graduate students at University of Oregon walk out for safe working conditions. wsws.org Graduate workers at the University of Oregon staged a walkout to protest inadequate measures to protect them against the Omicron surge.

sputniknews (2022-01-22). How BoJo & Tories May Restore Their Popularity, Overcome 'Partygate' Scandal. sputniknews.com Boris Johnson's main problem is not the "Partygate" scandal but the growing costs of living and increasing taxation, deems Robert Oulds, director of the think tank Bruges Group, suggesting that Labour's recent lead may be temporary.

ecns.cn (2022-01-22). Chinese mainland records 23 new local COVID-19 cases. ecns.cn The Chinese mainland recorded 23 locally transmitted COVID-19 infections on Friday, the National Health Commission said Saturday.

sputniknews (2022-01-22). Night Was Young? No 10 Party Reportedly Continued Until 1 AM on Eve of Prince Philip's Funeral. sputniknews.com The "partygate" scandal, in which Prime Minister Boris Johnson is embroiled, shows no sign of slowing in the UK as time is ticking for the release of senior civil servant Sue Gray's report on the alleged No 10 social gatherings held between 2020 and 2021 amid strict COVID rules.

ecns.cn (2022-01-22). Ambassador Qin Gang Accepts Plaque of Recognition and Commemorative Jacket from Massport and International Longshoremen's Association. ecns.cn On January 21, Ambassador Qin Gang accepted the plaque of recognition and a commemorative jacket from Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) and the International Longshoremen's Association (ILA). Present at the ceremony were representatives of Massport, the ILA and COSCO Shipping (North America).

teleSUR -mcs -HIM (2022-01-22). Unesco descubre nuevo arrecife de coral en Tahití. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con el organismo internacional se trata de uno de los mayores arrecifes coralinos hallados a una profundidad jamás explorada.

The Lancet (2022-01-22). [Editorial] Antimicrobial resistance: time to repurpose the Global Fund. thelancet.com Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a major cause of death globally, with a burden likely to be higher than that of HIV or malaria, according to the most comprehensive assessment of bacterial AMR to date published in The Lancet. The data presented in this analysis are striking: in 2019, the deaths of 4 ∑95 million people were associated with drug-resistant bacterial infections. 1 ∑27 million deaths were directly caused by AMR. For the first time, the study provides estimates for 204 countries and territories, as well as data for the regional impacts of AMR.

Staff (2022-01-22). Bitcoin drops 50% of its value. rt.com Cryptocurrency's price plunged below $35,000 for the first time since July | The world's biggest digital asset, Bitcoin, fell as low as $34,042.78 on Saturday, marking a drop of 7.2%. It has recovered most of those losses, and was trading at $35,445 at 14: 19 GMT. Other cryptocurrencies saw declines as well, with Ethereum down 12%. Solana and Cardano each dropped at least 17%, according to Coinbase. | "Margin positions being liquidated caused a wave of additional sell pressure, as assets that had been held as collateral were forcibly sold to pay for margin loans," Hayden Hughes, chief executive officer at Alpha…

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-01-22). Briefing on Iran's daily developments. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 22 (MNA) — The following are the Islamic Republic of Iran's latest developments in the last 24 hours.

teleSUR- jaa -HIM (2022-01-22). Fallece el cantante y actor estadounidense Meat Loaf. telesurtv.net Loaf vendió más de 100 millones de copias de sus álbumes a lo largo de su carrera.

Chiara Alfieri, Marc Egrot, Alice Desclaux, Kelley Sams, CoMeSCov (2022-01-22). [Correspondence] Recognising Italy's mistakes in the public health response to COVID-19. thelancet.com The Day of the Dead in Italy this year was not only a time for remembrance but also for demanding justice for lives lost to COVID-19. On Nov 2, 2021, members of the #Sereni (also known as Serene and Always United) Association demonstrated in Rome against institutional omerta (ie, law of silence) and for the restoration of a parliamentary commission to examine the management of the epidemic. This event followed 520 complaints that were filed by the association 4 months earlier against the national government, the Ministry of Health, and Lombardy region administrators.

Jorg Muller-Muralt (2022-01-22). Education neoliberalism disguised as social policy. indybay.org The share of the workforce with a college, university or technical college education is rising. The ever-increasing demands on skilled workers and the needs of the labor market are also driving up the cost of education. It is right and necessary to ask questions about financing and affordability.

WSWS (2022-01-22). A 28-year-old disabled man dies as COVID is "let rip" in Australia's state of Queensland. wsws.org Despite suffering high fevers and seizures, combined with evidence of a respiratory infection and a pending COVID PCR test, Lachlan Moore was sent away from hospital and died in his sleep several hours later.

Jake Johnson (2022-01-22). Fetterman Calls Fall of Union Membership 'A National Disgrace'. zcomm.org New government statistics show union membership declined by 241,000 workers last year…

teleSUR, yart, DRL (2022-01-22). Pdta. electa de Honduras llama traidores a diputados tránsfugas. telesurtv.net Para la elección de la directiva de Congreso se requieren 65 escaños, algo que el partido Libre no tiene.

A Guest Author (2022-01-22). Thousands Sign Petition Supporting Assange Release. workers.org The following is a press release from the United National Antiwar Coalition: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Led by the United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC), more than 26 antiwar groups and 2,500 individual peace and justice advocates have cosponsored a statement (tinyurl.com/2p9fb4es) calling for the immediate release of publisher Julian Assange and . . . |

WSWS (2022-01-22). Parallel Mothers: Pedro Almodóvar shifts his focus. wsws.org Prolific Spanish writer-director Almodóvar has turned his attention, largely for the first time, to historical questions.

teleSUR, SH (2022-01-22). Tiroteo en Guayaquil, Ecuador deja al menos cuatro muertos. telesurtv.net Las autoridades de Guayaquil reportaron que entre la tarde del jueves y la mañana del viernes hubo al menos ocho muertes violentas.

Staff (2022-01-22). Cuba reporta 3 401 nuevos casos de COVID-19 y cinco fallecidos. cubadebate.cu Al cierre de este viernes 21 de enero, Cuba reportó 3 401 nuevos casos de COVID-19 y cinco fallecidos. Durante la jornada fueron dadas 3 740 altas y son 16 969 los casos activos, informó este sábado el Minsap en su parte diario.

WSWS (2022-01-22). Escalating COVID-19 cases and deaths as Omicron enters Fiji. wsws.org The current wave has coincided with the reckless decision by the government to open the country's borders to international travel on December 1.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-01-22). Consumer Health: Blood donation saves lives; are you a donor? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org January is National Blood Donor Month, which makes this a good time to become a blood donor. Nearly 16 million blood components are transfused each year in the U.S., according to the American Red Cross. Daily needs include 29,000 units of red blood cells, 5,000 units of platelets and 6,500 units of plasma. People need a blood transfusion for many reasons. Some may need blood during surgery. Others depend on it after an accident or because they…

Jews United for Democracy & JCA (2022-01-22). Wednesday 1/26: Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism w/ Historian A. Appelbaum. indybay.org Online event (FREE)…

Staff (2022-01-22). Preside Díaz-Canel asamblea municipal del Partido en Santa Clara. cubadebate.cu En un escenario de bloqueo recrudecido, campañas de subversión articuladas desde EE.UU., una compleja situación económica marcada por el desabastecimiento, inflación y dinámica demográfica, hay que lograr estilos de trabajo más directos, más democráticos y centrados en resolver problemas. Resistencia creativa no es resistir por resistir; es aprovechar nuestro talento y creatividad para seguirnos desarrollando, dijo el primer secretario del PCC y presidente de la República.

Angela (2022-01-22). Saturday 1/22: Free virtual screening of the documentary film "The Law in these Parts" indybay.org

reImagine Santa Cruz (2022-01-22). Thursday 2/10: reImagine Conference: Two initiatives that will impact affordable housing. indybay.org Register Today: secure.actblue.com/donate/initiatives

sputniknews (2022-01-22). Another Terminator Sequel Coming? Netizens Troll Schwarzenegger Over LA Road Accident. sputniknews.com This will almost sure be bad news for Arnie's army of fans but TMZ reported that the road accident was Schwarzenegger's fault given that his SUV "was turning left but there was a left turn arrow that was still red".

Kirsty Brown, Asma Yahyouche, Shamil Haroon, Jenny Camaradou, Grace Turner (2022-01-22). [Correspondence] Long COVID and self-management. thelancet.com People with COVID-19 often have symptoms in the long term (ie, long COVID), including fatigue, breathlessness, and neurocognitive difficulties.1 The disease mechanisms causing long COVID are unknown, and there are no evidence-based treatment options. Clinical guidelines focus on symptom management, and various treatment options are being evaluated.1 The scarcity of advice has often left people with long COVID feeling isolated and frustrated in their search for therapies.

WSWS (2022-01-22). Federal charges dismissed against MIT professor Gang Chen. wsws.org Dr. Chen had been one of the most high-profile scientists in the US charged under the China Initiative program, an anti-China witch-hunting operation that was launched by the Justice Department in 2018.

Staff (2022-01-22). WATCH: Russian rockets roll toward Belarus. rt.com Moscow is redeploying its S-400 missile system ahead of readiness checks | Russia is moving two divisions of its S-400 Triumph air-defense systems, designed to take down enemy warplanes, into neighboring Belarus to take part in military exercises, the Ministry of Defense confirmed on Friday. | In a statement, officials wrote, "two divisions of the surface-to-air S-400 'Triumph' missile complex … have completed their march to the loading station in Khabarovsk Krai," in Russia's Far East. The rockets will now be transported along railways to Belarus. | According to the report, once the missiles have arrived at…

sputniknews (2022-01-22). Afghan Scholar Claims About 60% of Western Women Over 40 Marry Animals. sputniknews.com Such a statement was made by Islamic theologian and teacher at one of Afghanistan's universities Fazlul Hak Samadi in early January on the Afghan TV channel NoorTV.

teleSUR -mcs -HIM (2022-01-22). Uruguay registra récord de 13.007 contagios por Covid-19. telesurtv.net Las autoridades sanitarias del país suramericano insistieron en el uso de las medidas de prevención como el uso de mascarilla y la higiene de manos.

WSWS (2022-01-22). Trump draft executive order called for military to seize ballots and voting machines as part of coup plot. wsws.org The unsigned executive order was part of a trove of documents Trump sought to conceal, which were turned over to the January 6 Committee following Wednesday's Supreme Court decision.

sputniknews (2022-01-22). Drunken Master? South African Cop Shows Insane Kung-Fu Skills While Being Detained by Police – Video. sputniknews.com A weird scene occurred in Capetown, South Africa, where an unhinged police officer used kung-fu against his fellow troopers as he was being detained.

teleSUR, SH (2022-01-22). Partido de pdta. electa Honduras expulsa diputados tránsfugas. telesurtv.net Xiomara Castro convocó a la militancia del partido Libre a movilizarse hacia la capital hondureña y reunirse en las inmediaciones del Congreso.

sputniknews (2022-01-22). 6.3-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Alaska, USGS Reports. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) — A powerful 6.3-magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of the US state of Alaska, where a major fishing port is located, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported on Saturday.

teleSUR, SH (2022-01-22). Partido de pdta. electa Honduras expulsa diputados tránsfugas. telesurtv.net Xiomara Castro convocó a la militancia del partido Libre a movilizarse hacia la capital hondureña y reunirse en las inmediaciones del Congreso.

teleSUR -HIM (2022-01-22). Registran sismo de magnitud 6.3 al suroeste de Japón. telesurtv.net El epicentro del sismo se registró a 41.8 kilómetros de profundidad.

ecns.cn (2022-01-22). China slams Kishida-Biden discussion of China-related topics. ecns.cn The Chinese embassy in Japan said on Saturday that it has lodged solemn representations with the Japanese side after Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and U.S. President Joe Biden discussed negative content related to China.

EarthDay (2022-01-22). Wednesday 1/26: Turning the Tide on Plastic Pollution: Mobilizing Around a Global Plastics Treaty. indybay.org Online event…

Staff (2022-01-22). American 'lethal aid' arrives in Ukraine (PHOTOS). rt.com The delivery was described as a sign of the Biden administration's commitment to assisting Ukraine in the face of "growing Russian aggression" | The first shipment of military aid promised to Ukraine by US President Joe Biden amid Western speculation about a supposedly imminent "Russian invasion" of the country has been delivered to Kiev. | Late on Friday, the US Embassy in the Ukrainian capital posted photos on Twitter of large green-colored crates being unloaded from a cargo plane. | The crates held almost 100 tons of "lethal aid," including ammunition intended for "the front line defenders of Ukraine," it s…

Michael Marmot (2022-01-22). [Perspectives] Shutdown and after. thelancet.com On March 9, 2020, neoliberalism hit the buffers. Put simply, the idea that small states and unbridled markets delivered the best societies was tested to destruction, dramatically so. As the COVID-19 pandemic surged, the stock market went into free fall. The bond market followed. The world's financial system was on a rollercoaster: US Treasury bonds were "lurching up and down in stomach-churning chasms", to quote Adam Tooze. While global attention focused on the numbers of COVID-19 cases and deaths and governments in the UK and the USA dithered over their response to this pandemic, the world's bankers and finance…

Staff (2022-01-22). Champagne sales popped in 2021. rt.com French Champagne houses toast record sales and exports | France's Comite Champagne trade association, which represents over 16,000 winegrowers and 320 champagne houses, on Wednesday It says France exported a historic high of 180 million bottles of champagne in 2021, which is a 38% increase compared to 2020. Total shipments jumped 32% to 322 million bottles, despite the lingering effects of Covid-19 pandemic lockdowns, which resulted in the closure…

ecns.cn (2022-01-22). China rejects U.S. using pretexts to sanction, suppress Chinese enterprises. ecns.cn China firmly rejects the United States' use of all sorts of pretexts to sanction and suppress Chinese enterprises, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said at a news briefing on Friday.

Staff (2022-01-22). UK to accuse Russia of working to install pro-Moscow leader in Ukraine — leak. rt.com Numerous former Ukrainian politicians have been cooperating with Russian intelligence services, according to London | An embargoed UK Foreign Office release to media outlets, which has been seen by RT, claims that Britain has exposed a plan by Moscow to install a pro-Russian leader in Kiev as tensions continue to mount over an alleged threat of "invasion" by Moscow. | "We have information that indicates the Russian government is looking to install a pro-Russian leader in [Kiev] as it considers whether to invade and occupy Ukraine," reads the correspondence, which was sent to media representatives on the Foreig…

teleSUR, yart, DRL (2022-01-22). Llega a Tonga barco con agua potable tras desastre natural. telesurtv.net Nueva Zelanda y Australia continúan coordinando las ayudadas y asistencia humanitarias a Tonga tras erupción volcánica.

Laurence Caeymaex, Dominique Astruc, Valérie Biran, Leila Marcus, Florence Flamein, Stephane Le Bouedec, Bernard Guillois, Radia Remichi, Faiza Harbi, Xavier Durrmeyer, Florence Casagrande, Nolwenn Le Saché, Darina Todorova, Ali Bilal, Damien Olivier, Audrey Reynaud, Cécile Jacquin, Jean-Christophe Rozé, Richard Layese, Claude Danan, Camille Jung, Fabrice Decobert, Etienne Audureau (2022-01-22). [Articles] An educational programme in neonatal intensive care units (SEPREVEN): a stepped-wedge, cluster-randomised controlled trial. thelancet.com A multiprofessional safety-promoting programme in NICUs reduced the rate of adverse events and severe and preventable adverse events in highly vulnerable patients. This programme could significantly improve care offered to critically ill neonates.

Augusta Hopkins (2022-01-22). Sunday 1/23: Walking Meditation honoring Thich Nhat Hanh. indybay.org Meet in San Francisco at the Coleridge Mini Park (just off 30th & Mission)…

teleSUR- jaa -HIM (2022-01-22). Reportan decenas de heridos palestinos tras represión israelí. telesurtv.net Según las autoridades médicas al menos nueve palestinos sufrieron impactos de proyectiles, y más de 50 asfixia por gases lacrimógenos.

Michael Harris (2022-01-22). Thursday 2/3: 2022 Rosa Parks Day in California Kickoff Celebration. indybay.org SMICS Bar 12th and K Street | Sacramento, CA…

Staff (2022-01-22). Cuba celebra el día del teatro cubano (+ Fotos). cubadebate.cu "Silencio, silencio he dicho. °Silencio!", dice Bernarda tras secarse las lágrimas, y las luces se apagan. Basada en la obra teatral "La Casa de Bernarda Alba", escrita en 1936 por Federico García Lorca, la puesta en escena de la compañía "Clau" se estrenó este viernes en el Teatro Martí, de La Habana, donde continuará el fin de semana. Con estas imágenes, Cubadebate conmemora el Día del Teatro Cubano este 22 de enero.

teleSUR, lvm, MER (2022-01-22). Gobierno de México finaliza compra de refinería Deer Park. telesurtv.net El Gobierno mexicano ha reiterado que esta adquisición contribuye a lograr la soberanía energética en el país.

ecns.cn (2022-01-22). Internet data traffic surges due to COVID-19 pandemic. ecns.cn Data traffic at the Frankfurt-based global DE-CIX Internet Exchanges surged in 2021, reflecting the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on societies and economies.

Staff (2022-01-22). "Fue un gran día para volar": El avión más grande del mundo completa su tercer vuelo de prueba (+ Video). cubadebate.cu "Fue un gran día para volar", así lo dijo el Primer Oficial Evan Thomson luego de que completaran el tercer vuelo de prueba del avión más grande del mundo. Se trata del Stratolaunch apodado "Roc", un jet de 500 000 libras de peso, seis potentes motores Pratt & Whitney PW4056, doble fuselaje y una enorme envergadura de 117 metros.

sputniknews (2022-01-22). Five Star Detention: El Chapo Spent Jailtime Banging Models and Eating Delicacies, New Book Says. sputniknews.com El Chapo used money from his cousin, the drug dealer Arturo Beltran Leyva, to treat prison as though it was a five-star hotel, according to a new book, written by a Mexican journalist.

teleSUR -HIM (2022-01-22). Registran sismo de magnitud 6.3 al suroeste de Japón. telesurtv.net El epicentro del sismo se registró a 41.8 kilómetros de profundidad.

Ted Glick (2022-01-22). Basics of Grassroots Organization. zcomm.org People working together can stop bad things and make good things happen. That's a lesson of history…

teleSUR -mcs -HIM (2022-01-22). Unesco descubre nuevo arrecife de coral en Tahití. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con el organismo internacional se trata de uno de los mayores arrecifes coralinos hallados a una profundidad jamás explorada.

WSWS (2022-01-22). Workers Struggles: Asia and Australia. wsws.org India: Telangana teachers oppose forced transfers; Pakistani police attack health workers in Balochistan; South Korean parcel delivery workers strike; Sunbus drivers hold three-day strike in Queensland…

Staff (2022-01-22). Germany warns of Russian troop 'concentration'. rt.com The comments come amid escalating tensions and Western claims of a potential invasion | German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock used her first official trip to Moscow, earlier this week, to question the motives behind a purported buildup of Russian troops close to the frontier with neighboring Ukraine. | Speaking on Tuesday at a meeting in Moscow alongside her Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov, Berlin's top diplomat alleged that a large contingent of troops had been sent to the regions around the border with its Eastern European neighbor. She argued it was hard not to see such actions as a threat. | "In rece…

Staff (2022-01-22). Russian coach questions 'American way of life' as he reacts to non-binary skater scandal. rt.com Alexander Zhulin has commented after a row surrounding his remarks on non-binary US skater Timothy LeDuc | Russian former ice dancing world champion Alexander Zhulin has questioned what 'the American way of life' is leading to, as he discussed his controversial comments about US non-binary figure skater Timothy LeDuc. | Zhulin, 58, made headlines

Staff (2022-01-22). Instagram, Snapchat sued over alleged role in girl's suicide. rt.com The social media platforms are addictive to an extent that caused a kid to kill herself, mother claims in lawsuit | Eleven-year-old Selena was apparently so addicted to Instagram and Snapchat that she suffered depression, eating disorders and sleep deprivation, before eventually killing herself, her mother Tammy Rodriguez claims. The woman, from Connecticut, sued the companies in San Francisco federal court this week. | According to the lawsuit, filed on Thursday against the platforms' respective parent companies, Meta (formerly Facebook) and Snap, the photo-sharing and messaging apps lack parental control and…

teleSUR, JDO (2022-01-22). Pdte. Luis Arce destaca que Bolivia regresó a la senda del crecimiento económico. telesurtv.net El jefe de Estado encabezó la celebración por el decimotercer aniversario del Día del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia.

Staff (2022-01-22). Lab monkeys on the loose present potential infection risk. rt.com Police are searching for several macaques that escaped a truck after a crash | A truck carrying some 100 monkeys was involved in a crash with a dump trailer in Montour County, Pennsylvania on Friday afternoon. The animals were being transported to a laboratory, local media reported, citing police. | While it is unclear whether any animals were injured, some of them were confirmed to have escaped. The authorities have launched a search and asked for the public's assistance. At least four of the monkeys — reported to be long-tailed macaques — are believed to be on the loose. | The incident may have end…

teleSUR, jaa, MER (2022-01-22). Brasil continúa como segundo país con más decesos por Covid-19. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con las autoridades brasileñas, los estados más afectados son Sao Paulo, Minas Gerais y Paraná.

ecns.cn (2022-01-22). China to further boost electric vehicle charging services. ecns.cn China will further boost charging services for electric vehicles to meet the demand of 20 million such vehicles by 2025, according to a guideline published on Friday.

teleSUR -mcs -HIM (2022-01-22). Uruguay registra récord de 13.007 contagios por Covid-19. telesurtv.net Las autoridades sanitarias del país suramericano insistieron en el uso de las medidas de prevención como el uso de mascarilla y la higiene de manos.

Joanne Kurtzberg (2022-01-22). [Comment] Gene therapy offers new hope for children with metachromatic leukodystrophy. thelancet.com Metachromatic leukodystrophy (MLD) is a rare, progressive lysosomal storage disease caused by mutations in the gene encoding arylsulfatase A (ARSA), causing disease in the central and peripheral nervous systems. MLD presents in toddlers (late infantile disease) or in children (juvenile disease) with gait disturbances, loss of developmental milestones, and cognitive decline, leading to death in childhood. It is frequently not diagnosed until the later symptomatic phase when it is too late to intervene.

Talha Burki (2022-01-22). [World Report] Pig-heart transplantation surgeons look to the next steps. thelancet.com The experience of David Bennett, the first person to receive a genetically modified pig heart, will dictate the future of the approach. Talha Burki reports.

teleSUR, lvm, MER (2022-01-22). Gobierno de México finaliza compra de refinería Deer Park. telesurtv.net El Gobierno mexicano ha reiterado que esta adquisición contribuye a lograr la soberanía energética en el país.

Plus News (2022-01-22). Teams arrive at Kitende for Uganda Vs Ghana U20 Women's World Cup Qualifier. plusnews.ug All is set for this afternoon's encounter of the first leg of the fourth round of the FIFA U20 Women's World Cup Qualifiers between hosts Uganda and Ghana at St Mary's Stadium Kitende starting 4pm. Both teams have are already arrived at Kitende. The Ugandans arrived in red jerseys and black shorts while their opponents …

WSWS (2022-01-22). Western Australian government keeps border shut, fearing mass opposition to COVID disaster. wsws.org The decision indicates the rising working-class opposition and deepening political crisis being produced by the "live with the virus" offensive by Australia's governments, both Labor and Liberal-National.

teleSUR, MER (2022-01-22). Desactivan bomba en casa alternativa del Partido Comunes en Colombia. telesurtv.net En este lugar de se desarrolla un proyecto productivo dirigido por uno de los excombatientes de las FARC-EP.

Staff (2022-01-22). Withholding vaccine safety data 'morally indefensible,' medical journal says. rt.com The British Medical Journal criticized Covid-19 vaccine manufacturers for 'reaping vast profits' without proper independent scrutiny | The British Medical Journal (BMJ) has urged public health regulators and pharma majors to immediately release all raw data from Covid-19 vaccine trials for independent scrutiny, arguing that "complete data transparency" was a matter of "public interest." | Branding Big Pharma as "the least trusted industry," a recent op-ed by BMJ editors stated that it was "morally indefensible" that this information remains inaccessible to doctors, researchers and the public, despite the globa…

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-01-22). Excellent coop to take place in Iran-Russia ties' new chapter. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 22 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said that in the new chapter of Iran-Russia relations, the two countries will witness very excellent levels of cooperation.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-01-22). Iran-Russia coord. prerequisite of successful Vienna talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 22 (MNA) — As the talks on the removal of US anti-Iranian sanctions continues, the Russian diplomat said Moscow's close coordination with Tehran is one of the prerequisites of successful continuation and completion of Vienna talks.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-01-22). Contradictory reports on death of Saudi Arabia's King Salman. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 22 (MNA) — Some news sources reported that Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud King of Saudi Arabia passed away minutes ago.

Joe Parkin Daniels (2022-01-22). [World Report] Colombia euthanasia cases prompt regional debate. thelancet.com The assisted deaths of two people with non-terminal illnesses has ignited debate across Latin America. Joe Parkin Daniels reports from Bogotá.

ecns.cn (2022-01-22). U.S. propaganda against China on Xinjiang groundless: Pakistani officials. ecns.cn Pakistani officials said Thursday that the U.S. propaganda against China on Xinjiang is groundless.

teleSUR -mcs -HIM (2022-01-22). Paraguay enfrenta pico de contagios por Covid-19 más elevado. telesurtv.net Las autoridades sanitarias del país suramericano precisaron que se han registrado más de 21.000 infecciones al virus del Sars-Cov-2 en la última semana.

teleSUR, lvm, SH (2022-01-22). Dos estados brasileños posponen para abril desfile de samba. telesurtv.net Asimismo reiteraron los responsables que la decisión fue tomada ante la pandemia de la Covid-19 en Brasil.

Oakland Privacy (2022-01-22). Wednesday 2/16: Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State. indybay.org Online until the hurly-burly's done.

Pavan Kulkarni (2022-01-22). Seven More Killed and Over a Hundred Wounded as Anti-Coup Protests Continue in Sudan. orinocotribune.com By Pavan Kulkarni — Jan 19, 2022 | Mass strike and civil disobedience campaigns are underway in Sudan in rejection of the coup despite violent repression by security forces | More than a…

Staff (2022-01-22). CIA malign activities in China revealed. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 22 (MNA) — China has been in the crosshairs of the United States ever since it achieved a rarely seen economic growth in modern times, something that Washington is working its butt off to stop, or at least slow down.

WSWS (2022-01-22). Education secretary threatens UK schools opposing scrapping mask-wearing, unions complicit. wsws.org Zahawi's intervention is the latest in a series of vicious threats levelled against schools and parents for resisting the government's policy of mass infection.

Staff (2022-01-22). NFL star Rodgers hits out at Biden amid vaccine row. rt.com Aaron Rodgers has slammed Joe Biden after the US President was critical of the quarterback's vaccine stance | Rodgers, whose Packers team are the bookies' favorites to win next month's Super Bowl, was the recipient of widespread criticism late last year after admitting that he was unvaccinated against Covid-19 despite telling reporters some months prior that he was "immunized" against the virus. | This led to a fine issued by the NFL – but also to Rodgers being seen by some as something on an anti-vaxx pariah, especially after he revealed that he had treated a Covid infection with a host of alternative remedie…

Zach Silk (2022-01-22). Bidenomics, One Year Later. indybay.org The Center for American Progress takes a different approach, examining the successes of President Biden's bold economic policies and calling for the continuation and expansion of those policies in the years ahead by making permanent expansions to the safety net, providing rental assistance to families facing down the end of local eviction moratoriums.

Rosemary D Higgins, Abhik Das (2022-01-22). [Comment] Progress in neonate safety. thelancet.com Safety for neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) patients is essential for care of the most vulnerable infants and their families. Education and adaptation of practices that have evidence-based results can lead to improvement in outcomes, even for the most critically ill neonates.1 There are many reviews of quality improvement initiatives in NICUs to reduce complications.2—5 Adverse events can be reduced through quality-improvement methodology.6…

teleSUR, yart, DRL (2022-01-22). Pdta. electa de Honduras llama traidores a diputados tránsfugas. telesurtv.net Para la elección de la directiva de Congreso se requieren 65 escaños, algo que el partido Libre no tiene.

Staff (2022-01-22). UK govt seeks to spike 'highly sensitive' BBC spy story — reports. rt.com The government is to argue for a injunction on the grounds it would compromise overseas intelligence activities | The UK government is reportedly seeking a gagging order to prevent the BBC airing a news segment that apparently identifies a spy working overseas. A secret High Court hearing is expected to be convened next week to listen to arguments on the "highly sensitive case," according to The Telegraph. | While the broadcaster insists the story is "overwhelmingly in the public interest," Attorney General Suella Braverman is expected to claim that airing it would present a "risk to people's lives" and would…

Win Without War (2022-01-22). Wednesday 1/19: Making Foreign Policy Work For the People, Not Just Special Interest Elites. indybay.org Online event…

WSWS (2022-01-22). Australia's COVID explosion shows workers must fight for global elimination of the virus. wsws.org The shift in the world situation finds sharp expression in countries that previously suppressed transmission with public health measures, but have since adopted the "live with the virus" program with disastrous results.

posted by Norse (2022-01-22). Deadline, Background, and Significance of Latest City Attack on Food Not Bombs. indybay.org With less than a week remaining at their brief respite spot at 440 Front St., Food Not Bombs [FNB] activist Keith McHenry outlines the dark history of the City's attempt to crush the daily meal. With City Council rubberstamping the declared and seemingly endlessly renewed City Manager's powers during the 'COVID emergency" FNB has provided meals which the City and Housing Matters have cut off.

Staff (2022-01-22). Fidel hace 60 años: °Cuba va a sentar al imperialismo yanki en Punta del Este en el "banquillo de los acusados"! cubadebate.cu Nosotros vamos allí a Punta del Este muy bien representados, a mantener la posición firme, de defensa del derecho de autodeterminación de los pueblos, pero además, Cuba va a acusar duramente allí a los imperialistas. °Cuba va a sentar al imperialismo yanki en Punta del Este en el "banquillo de los acusados"!

Slingshot collective (2022-01-22). Sunday 2/6: Slingshot new volunteer meeting / article brainstorm for issue #135. indybay.org Long Haul infoshop – 3124 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley, CA 94705 – 510 540 0751 – 2 blocks from Ashby BART – corner of Shattuck and Woolsey across from La Pena…

sputniknews (2022-01-22). Who Let the Apes Out? Truck Carrying 100 Monkeys Crashes in Pennsylvania, Three Reportedly Escape. sputniknews.com Reports suggest that one of the animals was spotted in a tree off Route 54 soon after the crash and was swiftly apprehended. Yet, three more primates remain at large. A helicopter was engaged in the operation to help with the search for the missing creatures.

teleSUR, jaa, MER (2022-01-22). Rusia, China e Irán realizan ejercicios navales en golfo de Omán. telesurtv.net Los ejercicios incluyen maniobras tácticas conjuntas, así como operaciones de búsqueda y rescate en el mar…

ecns.cn (2022-01-22). China to advance environmental protection equipment industry. ecns.cn China will shore up the environmental protection equipment manufacturing industry amid the country's transformation toward green and low-carbon growth, said the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) on Friday.

Staff (2022-01-22). Cinco grandes incendios mundiales, según Guterres: Pandemia, sistema financiero, clima, ciberespacio desregulado y conflictos. cubadebate.cu La pandemia de covid, un sistema financiero "moralmente corrupto", la crisis climática, la falta de regulación en el ciberespacio y los conflictos violentos son los problemas más críticos que enfrenta la humanidad y son evidencia del fracaso de la gobernanza global, dijo el secretario general de la ONU al presentar en la Asamblea General sus prioridades en 2022.

teleSUR, mcs, SH (2022-01-22). Canciller cubano afirma que Latinoamérica no es patio de nadie. telesurtv.net El diplomático cubano recalcó que la política estadounidense busca limitar soberanías para garantizar intereses de dominación.

teleSUR, DRL (2022-01-22). Puerto Rico registra récord de muertes diarias por Covid-19. telesurtv.net Las autoridades han impuesto restricciones como prohibir los eventos multitudinarios y limitar los aforos en actividades.

ecns.cn (2022-01-22). People enjoy winter fun at Bryant Park in New York. ecns.cn People enjoy winter activities including bumper car rides and ice skating at Bryant Park in New York.

ALETH (2022-01-22). BIDEN & BLINKEN : WAR CRIMINALS. indybay.org globalist usurers financing and profiting from both sides in conflict…

KQED (2022-01-22). Thursday 2/3: What You Can Do About Climate Change Teach-in w/ KQED. indybay.org Online teach-in via livestream…

teleSUR, SH (2022-01-22). Autoridades mexicanas disuelven una caravana de más de 300 migrantes. telesurtv.net El Gobierno mexicano informó que procedería a revisar la situación migratoria de las más de 300 migrantes retenidos.

teleSUR, JDO (2022-01-22). Pdte. Luis Arce destaca que Bolivia regresó a la senda del crecimiento económico. telesurtv.net El jefe de Estado encabezó la celebración por el decimotercer aniversario del Día del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia.

teleSUR, jaa, MER (2022-01-22). Brasil continúa como segundo país con más decesos por Covid-19. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con las autoridades brasileñas, los estados más afectados son Sao Paulo, Minas Gerais y Paraná.

Staff (2022-01-22). Cambio de tiempo en el occidente. cubadebate.cu Predominara la poca nubosidad hasta el final de la mañana cuando se incrementara a parcialmente nublado y se nublara en la tarde en la región occidental con la ocurrencia de chubascos, lluvias y aisladas tormentas eléctricas que se extenderán hasta la noche, siendo aislados en el resto del archipiélago principalmente en localidades del sur oriental.

ecns.cn (2022-01-22). UN chief calls for U.S.-China negotiation over trade, technology. ecns.cn UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called for dialogue and negotiation between the United States and China over trade and technology to avoid the polarization of the world market and economy.

ecns.cn (2022-01-22). Ethiopia receives additional 2.2 mln doses of Chinese-donated COVID-19 vaccines. ecns.cn The Chinese government on Thursday donated an additional 2.2 million doses of Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines to Ethiopia, giving a boost to the East African nation's vaccination efforts.

WSWS (2022-01-22). Qantas to slash wages and conditions of Australian cabin crew. wsws.org The airline is seeking to tear up the existing enterprise agreement after 97 percent of workers rejected a wage-cutting company proposal last month.

Francesca Fumagalli, Valeria Calbi, Maria Grazia Natali Sora, Maria Sessa, Cristina Baldoli, Paola Maria V Rancoita, Francesca Ciotti, Marina Sarzana, Maddalena Fraschini, Alberto Andrea Zambon, Serena Acquati, Daniela Redaelli, Vanessa Attanasio, Simona Miglietta, Fabiola De Mattia, Federica Barzaghi, Francesca Ferrua, Maddalena Migliavacca, Francesca Tucci, Vera Gallo, Ubaldo Del Carro, Sabrina Canale, Ivana Spiga, Laura Lorioli, Salvatore Recupero, Elena Sophia Fratini, Francesco Morena, Paolo Silvani, Maria Rosa Calvi, Marcella Facchini, Sara Locatelli, Ambra Corti, Stefano Zancan, Gigliola Antonioli, Giada Farinelli, Michela Gabaldo, Jesus Garcia-Segovia, Laetitia C Schwab, Gerald F Downey, Massimo Filippi, Maria Pia Cicalese, Sabata Martino, Clelia Di Serio, Fabio Ciceri, Maria Ester Bernardo, Luigi Naldini, Alessandra Biffi, Alessandro Aiuti (2022-01-22). [Articles] Lentiviral haematopoietic stem-cell gene therapy for early-onset metachromatic leukodystrophy: long-term results from a non-randomised, open-label, phase 1/2 trial and expanded access. thelancet.com Treatment with arsa-cel resulted in sustained, clinically relevant benefits in children with early-onset MLD by preserving cognitive function and motor development in most patients, and slowing demyelination and brain atrophy.

posted by Norse (2022-01-22). Food Not Bombs Faces New Eviction Threat. indybay.org Food Not Bombs volunteers and those eating with them could be arrested and our equipment stolen by the property speculators on Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 5 PM.from their new location next to University Copy at Cathcart & Pacific. | Their storage area near India Joze is also under threat of seizure.

ecns.cn (2022-01-22). China to become world's largest luxury market by 2025: report. ecns.cn Around 21 percent of the global consumer spending on luxury goods came from the Chinese mainland in 2021 and China is expected to become the world's largest luxury market by 2025, according to the global management consulting firm Bain & Company.

teleSUR- jaa -HIM (2022-01-22). Reportan decenas de heridos palestinos tras represión israelí. telesurtv.net Según las autoridades médicas al menos nueve palestinos sufrieron impactos de proyectiles, y más de 50 asfixia por gases lacrimógenos.

teleSUR, DRL (2022-01-22). Puerto Rico registra récord de muertes diarias por Covid-19. telesurtv.net Las autoridades han impuesto restricciones como prohibir los eventos multitudinarios y limitar los aforos en actividades.

Staff (2022-01-22). Esteban Grau: 3D, ciencia y arte más allá de la aventura (+ Fotos). cubadebate.cu Su trabajo se completa cuando un niño extiende la mano para tocar la imagen tridimensional de una mariposa. Varias cámaras, luces y sensores especiales, y muchas horas han hecho falta para retener con absoluto realismo un solo instante. Todo vale la pena entonces: el esfuerzo, el riesgo, el cansancio. En un mundo saturado de pantallas que prometen solo efímeras gratificaciones, el cubano Esteban Rubén Grau González-Quevedo quiere ofrecernos algo más, algo distinto.

WSWS (2022-01-22). UK government crisis forces backtrack on scrapping free prescriptions for over 60s in England. wsws.org The move to make the elderly shoulder the cost of often vital life-preserving medication is part of the Conservative government's plans to raise the pension age to 68 for those born after April 1977.

ecns.cn (2022-01-22). China issues GI protection, application plan for 2021-2025 period. ecns.cn China has recently issued a major plan on geographical indications (GIs) for the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-2025), highlighting six indicators for GI protection and application, according to the country's top intellectual property regulator.

teleSUR, SH (2022-01-22). Autoridades mexicanas disuelven una caravana de más de 300 migrantes. telesurtv.net El Gobierno mexicano informó que procedería a revisar la situación migratoria de las más de 300 migrantes retenidos.

WSWS (2022-01-22). As deaths from Omicron surge across Canada, opposition mounts to in-person learning. wsws.org The growth of anger and opposition is being driven by the ruling elite's utter indifference to a dramatic acceleration of hospitalizations and deaths. On Friday, Canada's Public Health Agency reported the fourth-highest daily death tally since the pandemic began.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-01-22). 2022 California State Capitol Juneteenth Celebration. indybay.org From the back side of Mt. Shastina to the foothills above San Diego in Camp Lockett, our Juneteenth Celebrations honor #Womanity in our ongoing journey towards a greater measure of freedom.

Staff (2022-01-22). Telegram CEO assesses impact of Russia's proposal to ban crypto. rt.com Russian tech billionaire Pavel Durov warns of major risks for high-tech economy | Pavel Durov, the executive director and founder of Telegram, one of the world's most popular messaging apps, has said a proposal to ban cryptocurrency mining and crypto-related transactions via Russian financial services would lead to an inevitable outflow of IT specialists. | The ban, which has been touted by Russia's central bank, would also destroy a number of sectors in the high-tech economy, the billionaire said, noting that no developed country has prohibited cryptocurrencies. | "Such a ban will inevitably slow down the dev…

teleSUR -HIM (2022-01-22). ONU aprueba envío de ayuda a Perú para enfrentar derrame de petróleo en zona costera. telesurtv.net Según el Ministerio del Ambiente peruano, el derrame afecta hasta el momento a unas 20 playas y dos ecosistemas protegidos.

WSWS (2022-01-22). Harvard tells students with COVID-19 to "self-isolate" and conduct their own contact tracing. wsws.org In the spring semester, Harvard students who test positive for COVID-19 will not be required to move into university-provided isolation housing but are being advised to "self-isolate" in their dorms or off-campus housing instead.

sputniknews (2022-01-22). Royally Cheap: Queen Elizabeth II Offering Minimum Wage Salary for Part-Time Holyrood Housekeeper. sputniknews.com According to the Royal Household listing, Queen Elizabeth II is seeking a new 'Master of the Household's Office' for the palace of Holyrood in Scotland. The job posting noted that the role of housekeeping assistant should be viewed as a pathway to develop one's "housekeeping skills and expertise".

ecns.cn (2022-01-22). New Zealand announces further help for tsunami-hit Tonga. ecns.cn New Zealand is giving an additional 2 million New Zealand dollars (1.35 million U.S. dollars) in humanitarian funding for Tonga as the country recovers from volcanic eruptions and tsunami, senior officials said on Friday.

kelly borkert (2022-01-22). The significance of the kid. indybay.org Fresno Food Not Bombs salutes 26 years of Saturday servers.

Staff (2022-01-22). Chocolate wrappers rankle religious sentiments. rt.com Packaging in a limited range of KitKat chocolate bars has prompted furor over depictions of sacred Hindu deities | Nestle has been forced to apologize and recall a range of KitKat chocolate bars that featured images of Hindu deities on their wrappers, after a furious backlash from Indian social media users, who criticized the company for "hurting religious sentiments." | The offending wrappers were part of the Indian version of the company's global 'KitKat travel breaks' range, which has artwork by local artists printed on the packaging. However, wrappers designed to "celebrate the culture" of the state of Od…

teleSUR, lvm, SH (2022-01-22). Dos estados brasileños posponen para abril desfile de samba. telesurtv.net Asimismo reiteraron los responsables que la decisión fue tomada ante la pandemia de la Covid-19 en Brasil.

Dan Yaseen (2022-01-22). Speaking Truth to Empire about Ukraine Crisis. warisacrime.org "Speaking Truth to Empire" on KFCF 88.1 independently owned and locally operated since 1975 in Fresno, Dan Yaseen interviews Scott Ritter, a former US Marine Corps intelligence officer and author of "Scorpion King: America's Suicidal Embrace of Nuclear Weapons from FDR to Trump" (2020). He served in the Soviet Union as an inspector implementing the INF …

sputniknews (2022-01-22). Chief of German Navy Believes Crimea Will Never Come Back to Ukraine. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The head of the German navy, Vice Adm. Kay-Achim Schonbach, expressed his belief that Crimea would never return to Ukraine despite Kiev's attempts to put pressure on Moscow.

Kungu Al-Mahadi Adam (2022-01-22). Kagame, Muhoozi meeting starts. plusnews.ug The meeting between Uganda's Commander of Land Forces, Lt Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba and Rwanda's President Paul Kagame has kicked-off. Muhoozi is meeting the Rwandan leader in his capacity as President Yoweri Museveni's Senior Advisor in Charge of Special Operations. The discussion is centering on the existing tensions between Uganda and Rwanda that have lasted more …

ecns.cn (2022-01-22). Outbreak effectively controlled in Tianjin. ecns.cn The outbreak of the Omicron strain of COVID-19 has been effectively controlled in Tianjin, a senior official said on Friday. But relevant departments will not let their guard down, and residents, too, should not be careless, Gu Qing, deputy secretary general of Tianjin municipality, said at news conference.

Priti Salian (2022-01-22). [World Report] "I am disabled, it doesn't mean I have no dignity" thelancet.com In India, women with disabilities face significant barriers to accessing sexual and reproductive health care. Priti Salian reports from Bangalore.

ecns.cn (2022-01-22). France, Germany to support joint 5G projects. ecns.cn France and Germany would support four projects on 5G applications for private networks with a total of 17.7 million euros (20.1 million U.S. dollars), the countries' Ministries of Economic Affairs said on Friday.

Staff (2022-01-22). 'The last chance before the explosion'. rt.com How both Israelis and Palestinians are creating a recipe for bloody violence | The year 2021 was a bloody one even by the usually gory standards of the long-running Israel-Palestine conflict. Data from the United Nations shows that violence in the West Bank "

Staff (2022-01-22). El béisbol cubano se vistió de gala en Bayamo. cubadebate.cu Este viernes el béisbol cubano se vistió de gala, cuando los directivos de este deporte recibieron en la Plaza de la Patria de la ciudad monumento, a una representación de los peloteros que más brillaron en la última Serie Nacional para hacerles entrega oficial de los premios ganados en esa contienda.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-01-22). Lung cancer: It is about more than smoking. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World Cancer Day is February 4 ROCHESTER, Minn.— World Cancer Day is February 4 and that makes this the ideal time to talk about lung cancer and smoking. Internationally, lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer deaths and the World Health Organization estimates that 90% of cases could be prevented by eliminating tobacco use. People who smoke are at the greatest risk. Smokeless tobacco is also associated with lung cancer. And lung cancer…

sputniknews (2022-01-22). Netizens Warn Not to Watch Netflix's New Horror Hit 'Archive 81' Alone at Night. sputniknews.com The new series produced by James Wan gives people the creeps and they're unable to sleep after watching it.

Staff (2022-01-22). Body found in hunt for missing transatlantic rower. rt.com French adventurer Jean-Jacques Savin, 75, had been missing since the early hours of Friday | Savin, a former paratrooper and avid triathlete, had been attempting to row solo across the Atlantic but had not been heard from since the early hours of Friday morning after he issued two distress beacons and told his support team that he was in "great difficulty". | Writing on social media, his daughter said that an emergency rescue operation was immediately launched with the joint coordination of the French, Portuguese and US rescue services. | Savin had been attempting to row across the Atlantic ocean from south Po…

Brennan Center for Justice (2022-01-22). Thursday 1/27: The Power Struggle Over Elections: Rise of Voter Suppression & Election Subversion. indybay.org Online event…

WSWS (2022-01-22). British, Australian ministers strengthen military collaboration against China. wsws.org For all the unsubstantiated allegations of Russian and Chinese "threats" and "aggression," Australian and British imperialism have been two of the closest partners in crime of the US over the past three decades.

teleSUR -HIM (2022-01-22). ONU aprueba envío de ayuda a Perú para enfrentar derrame de petróleo en zona costera. telesurtv.net Según el Ministerio del Ambiente peruano, el derrame afecta hasta el momento a unas 20 playas y dos ecosistemas protegidos.

teleSUR, DRL (2022-01-22). Explosión en Ghana deja casi 20 muertos y 60 heridos. telesurtv.net Según el presidente ghanés, Nana Akufo-Addo, el Gobierno no escatimará esfuerzos para un rápido retorno a la normalidad.

Staff (2022-01-22). Vienna talks on right track for final agreement: EU official. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 22 (MNA) — The Vienna talks are moving in the right direction and a final agreement may be within reach, a senior European Union official said on Friday.

Staff (2022-01-22). US sanctions financial facilitators tied to Hezbollah. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 22 (MNA) — The US Treasury Department on Friday announced sanctions against "financial facilitators" and companies connected to Hezbollah.

ecns.cn (2022-01-22). Giant tiger sculpture unveiled in Chongqing. ecns.cn A giant tiger sculpture is unveiled at Three Gorges square, Shapingba District, Chongqing, Jan. 21, 2022. As the Year of the Tiger is approaching, the sculpture has attracted lots of visitors.

sputniknews (2022-01-22). Spanish MPs Oppose Sending Country's Warships to Black Sea Amid Tensions in Ukraine. sputniknews.com MADRID (Sputnik) – Nine Spanish parties have signed a joint manifesto against the sending of Spanish warships to the Black Sea as part of the NATO mission, as well as the country's participation in the deployment of the NATO air mission in Bulgaria amid tensions on the Ukrainian-Russian border.

ecns.cn (2022-01-22). Beijing-Zhangjiakou high-speed railway line for Beijing 2022 starts service. ecns.cn Photo taken on Jan. 21, 2022 shows a train of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou high-speed railway line in Beijing, capital of China. The service of this railway line for Beijing 2022 started from Jan. 21, 2022.

ecns.cn (2022-01-22). China denounces European Parliament's resolution on Hong Kong. ecns.cn A Chinese central government spokesperson on Friday slammed a so-called resolution of the European Parliament, saying it interfered in China's Hong Kong affairs.

Staff (2022-01-22). Gorgeous grannies contest kicks off in Russia. rt.com The organizers of the project are on a mission to name the city's matriarch of the year | The lineup of some of 2022's contestants for a beauty contest restricted to grandmothers, which looks to crown Ekaterinburg's most stunning and talented older lady, has been revealed, and stars mature women from different walks of life. | The organizers announced that they had opened applications for the Ural city's most elegant grandmothers earlier this month on Instagram, and has since published a preview of its participants throughout January. So far, over a dozen women have entered the race for the title. | On their s…

Staff (2022-01-22). Qué trae la prensa cubana, sábado 22 de enero de 2022. cubadebate.cu

WSWS (2022-01-22). Two hundred autoworkers out due to COVID-19 at Ford's Louisville Assembly Plant. wsws.org Kentucky, with a population of 4.5 million, recently reached the grim milestone of over one million total cases, and 12,687 have died. On Friday, 15,864 new cases and 28 deaths were recorded in the state.

Irtiza Qureshi, Mayuri Gogoi, Amani Al-Oraibi, Fatimah Wobi, Daniel Pan, Christopher A Martin, Jonathan Chaloner, Katherine Woolf, Manish Pareek, Laura B Nellums (2022-01-22). [Correspondence] Intersectionality and developing evidence-based policy. thelancet.com It is reassuring to see that ministers in the UK are formally acknowledging how people from minority ethnic (ie, defined here as all ethnicities other than White British) backgrounds have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19. However, crucial gaps exist in the collection, analysis, and translation of data to assess the effects of multiple intersecting factors on individuals and communities. The Science and Technology Committee and Health and Social Care Committee report, Coronavirus: lessons learned to date,1 dedicates thirteen paragraphs to how ethnicity ties into disparities and makes five recommendatio…

ecns.cn (2022-01-22). Supplies aided by China, the WFP head to Afghanistan. ecns.cn Supplies for Afghanistan aided by China and the World Food Programme (WFP) departed China via the Horgos Port in southwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region on Thursday and are expected to arrive in Afghanistan 10 days later.

WSWS (2022-01-22). US and NATO press ahead with anti-Russian military buildup. wsws.org Against the backdrop of Friday's meeting in Geneva between the US and Russia, Washington and NATO are dispatching more forces and equipment to areas along and near Russia's borders.

ecns.cn (2022-01-22). Olympic traffic lanes put into use in Beijing. ecns.cn Photo shows two empty traffic lanes in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 21, 2022. The traffic lanes reserved for the exclusive use of Beijing 2022 have been put into use starting from Friday.

Next100 (2022-01-22). Tuesday 1/25: Coming Wave of Green Jobs: The Clean Energy Transition & Workforce Equity. indybay.org Online event…

Staff (2022-01-22). Lenin como organizador del Partido. cubadebate.cu Si queremos comprender a Lenin como organizador, hay que observar cómo edificó, piedra sobre piedra, la organización del partido. Examinemos su labor organizadora en Petersburgo, donde trabajó de 1893 a 1895. Sabemos que iba a enseñar a los círculos obreros. Leía a los obreros El Capital de Marx.

Augusta Hopkins (2022-01-22). Walking Meditation honoring Thich Nhat Hanh. indybay.org Let us honor our beloved teacher, peace activist, Zen Master, and poet Thich Nhat Hanh, who joined the great majority. He was 95. It was midnight in Hue 22nd January, 2022 (9am PT 21 Jan 2022) as Thay transitioned. | Thay taught, there is no birth and no death. We are his continuation. | Let us practice as he has taught us. | In celebration of his life and his continuation: | Meet in San Francisco at the Coleridge Mini Park (just off 30th & Mission) @ 3pm Sunday 1/23/2022. | Enjoy gathering there, meditating, singing practice songs, listening to the bell…. | At 3: 15pm we'll begin silent walking meditation, as a…

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