Daily Archives: January 25, 2022

2022-01-25: News Headlines

New Atlas (2022-01-25). US-Funded "NGOs" Panic as Thailand Prepares New NGO Transparency Law. newatlas.report January 25, 2022 (The New Atlas) — Thailand is passing a new NGO law that will require greater transparency from nongovernmental organizations. However, these organizations are resisting the bill despite wide public support for it — clearly because they have much to hide. I discuss how many of these "NGOs" are in fact funded by …

_____ (2022-01-25). India's Role in Washington's Myanmar Meddling. journal-neo.org The Southeast Asian country of Myanmar continues to suffer from ongoing political violence which began in February 2021 after the nation's military ousted the government of Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy (NLD) party. Remnants of the ousted government are now reorganized as the exiled "National Unity Government" (NUG). The NUG …

_____ (2022-01-25). Sino-Russian Military Cooperation as a Security Guarantee. journal-neo.org Russia and China are two powerful countries, and their relations are essential for the entire world. Despite some hiccups and incidents between the two powers that took place in the second half of the 20th century, Russia and China have been engaged in close and fruitful cooperation in various fields, including defense, for several decades. …

_____ (2022-01-25). Yemen: When Will the Suffering of the Yemenis End? journal-neo.org After nearly seven years of conflict, the bloody war in Yemen, waged by Saudi Arabia at the instigation of the United States, now is threatening security and stability in important areas of the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf. For the first time, Abu Dhabi airport and the Adnoc oil refinery were the targets of …

_____ (2022-01-25). Yemen Conflict: Blowback Of Obama's Botched Syria Policy. popularresistance.org After Arab Spring protests erupted in the Middle East in 2011, toppling longtime dictators of the Arab World, including Ben Ali in Tunisia and Hosni Mubarak in Egypt, Yemenis also gathered in the capital's squares demanding removal of Ali Abdullah Saleh. | Instead of conceding to protesters' fervent demand of holding free and fair elections to ascertain democratic aspirations of demonstrators, however, the Obama administration adopted the convenient course of replacing Yemen's longtime autocrat with a Saudi stooge Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi. | Having the reputation of a "wily Arabian fox" and being a Houthi himself, A…

Abby Martin (2022-01-25). Earth's Greatest Enemy — A New Film by Abby Martin [OFFICIAL TEASER]. mronline.org Abby Martin's second feature film is an anti-imperialist environmental documentary.

Ana Perdigón (2022-01-25). PSUV Congress Convenes February 4 with Focus on Political Training. orinocotribune.com This Monday, January 24, the Vice President of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), Diosdado Cabello, announced that the Congress of the PSUV and the party's youth wing (JPSUV) will begin on February 4, in order to continue advancing in the training of its members. | During a press conference, Cabello said that the PSUV has made the training of party members a fundamental priority for this year, particularly those members who hold positions in the government, who pass through the training school. | "We hope that the Congress of the PSUV and the JPSUV will be very inclusive, we must continue along the p…

Ann Brown (2022-01-25). Who Is The Gullah Geechee Nation In South Carolina? 7 Things To Know. moguldom.com Many Americans know little about the Gullah Geechee Nation and people, descendants of Africans who were enslaved on rice, indigo, and Sea Island cotton plantations of the lower Atlantic coast as far back as the 17th century. The Gullah Geechee developed a new language and kept their African traditions which, over time, incorporated elements of …

Ann Brown (2022-01-25). Black America Takes On Radical Feminist Rutgers Professor Over Criticism Of Dr. Martin Luther King's Private Affairs. moguldom.com There have long been rumors that civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr., who was married to Coretta Scott King, had extramarital affairs. These types of rumors were supposedly captured on secret FBI recordings of King. Biographer David Garrow, a Pulitzer prize-winning author and biographer, claimed in 2019 that he was privy to the content …

Ann Brown (2022-01-25). Goldman Sachs: The Federal Reserve Is Either Hiking Into Stagflation Or Hoping To Create A Recession. moguldom.com Inflation has hit America hard and the economy seems to be reeling. So what's to happen? Goldman Sachs has a prediction. The multinational investment bank apparently thinks the Federal Reserve will either keep hiking interest rates into stagflation or it's hoping to set the country up for a recession. Stagflation is characterized by slow economic growth …

Dee Knight (2022-01-25). STRIPPING AWAY THE BULLS**T: U.S. and Russian Threats Over Ukraine—What They're About and Who's the Aggressor. covertactionmagazine.com Threats and counter-threats flying between Washington and Moscow over Ukraine have caused a flurry of fear and confusion that escalates …

Editor (2022-01-25). At doom's doorstep: It is 100 seconds to midnight. mronline.org 2022 Doomsday Clock Statement…

Editor (2022-01-25). Chile's president-elect Boric reiterates his contempt for besieged Nicaragua and Venezuela. mronline.org Gabriel Boric, president-elect of Chile, considers that the leftist governments headed by President Nicolás Maduro in Venezuela and Daniel Ortega in Nicaragua "have failed."

Editor (2022-01-25). China launches Global South Economic Alliance to challenge U.S. 'unilateralism' and 'Cold-War mentality'. mronline.org China is leading an international effort to develop alliances to counter U.S. hegemony.

Editor (2022-01-25). World Inequality Report: Class divide explains more than regional divisions. mronline.org The report clearly shows how the class divide has become relatively more important than the regional divide in determining global inequality. This simply tells that in today's world where one is born and brought up has relatively less impact than in which class the person belongs to in explaining relative earnings and wealth status.

Editor (2022-01-25). U.S. hands off Ukraine—a WW editorial. workers.org By ordering preparations to send 5,000 more U.S. troops to countries near the Russian border Jan. 23, President Joe Biden stepped up the risk of a war between the world's two most powerful nuclear-armed states. Once again, U.S. imperialism has threatened a new military adventure in pursuit of domination, this . . . |

G. Dunkel (2022-01-25). Theodore Roosevelt statue comes down. workers.org Over two long January nights — to avoid disrupting traffic and endangering pedestrians — an abhorrent statue of Theodore Roosevelt in New York City was finally dismantled Jan. 20 and taken away to storage. A statue of President Teddy Roosevelt in his role as U.S. imperialist enforcer came down in . . . |

Hiroyuki Hamada (2022-01-25). Parasite Empire Unravelled. dissidentvoice.org So before Covid, a local school where one of my kids used to attend, had prominent race issues. Namely, teachers were being accused of being blind to obvious racist incidences against black students. The normalized notion of racism was so rampant that the school was forced to embrace some sort of deprogramming sessions by a …

IGD Worldwide (2022-01-25). Repression and History: an Interview with Belarus Anarchist Black Cross. itsgoingdown.org | It is essential that our revolutionary solidarity extend beyond borders and transcend the artificial East/West divide. The Belarusian anarchist and anti-fascist milieu, with its dozens of political prisoners (and likely more unknown to local support efforts) is in dire need of international solidarity. | This new interview with an anonymous member of the

In Defense of Liberation! (2022-01-25). #AbolishNATO We Demand Internationalist Cooperation and Peace, Now! anchor.fm No war in Russia. No war in China. No war in Africa. No war in Asia. No war in Latin America. We demand a United front against imperialism, militarization, nuclear weapon proliferation between Imperialist nations and their allies, and we must also demand an abolition of NATO, and all military agreements between Capitalist governments, now! We need to organize, fight, and determine this struggle as a fiercely anti-Imperialist, anti-War movement for People's Liberation. All Power to the People!

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-01-25). Elections in Colombia: Prospects for Change and Absence of Guarantees. libya360.wordpress.com Lautaro Rivara Few doubts remain about Gustavo Petro's favoritism for the Colombian presidential elections in May. However, the outlook is becoming more uncertain due to the continuity of the armed conflict, structural violence and doubts about electoral guarantees. The Latin American and Caribbean electoral calendar for 2022 promises to be no less hectic than that…

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-01-25). Final Valuation Of Prince's Estate Is $156 Million, Close To IRS Estimate: He Didn't Leave A Will. moguldom.com After a six-year legal battle, the value of Prince's estate has been settled. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Comerica Bank & Trust have finally agreed that the artist's estate is worth $156.4 million, the Minnesota Star Tribune reported. This is much higher than the initial $82.3 million value Comerica initially assigned to the estate …

Kevin Mwanza (2022-01-25). Bubblehead Investors Almost Lose Everything On Peloton After 90% Crash, Executives Cashed Out. moguldom.com Investors in fitness equipment manufacturer Peloton Interactive lost almost everything after the company's share price, which skyrocketed during the earlier part of the coronavirus outbreak, crashed 90 percent from its one year high. Bubbleheads investors who bought at the 2021 highs now have to deal with news that Peloton executives and insiders sold nearly $500 …

Kevin Mwanza (2022-01-25). Reuters Turns Into The Crypto Police, Investigates Binance KYC And Finds Weak Controls, Failure To Upgrade. moguldom.com A Reuters investigation found that Binance, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, has not been as keen on regulation as it has publicly professed to be. The report said Binance was withholding information from state agencies, maintaining weak checks on customers, and acting against its own compliance department's recommendations. Binance has on several …

Matt Sedlar (2022-01-25). PREVIEW: What to Look for In the Fourth Quarter 2021 GDP Report. cepr.net GDP growth for the fourth quarter should bounce back from the 2.3 percent figure from the third quarter, likely coming in at close to 5.0 percent.

Oakland Abolition, Solidarity (2022-01-25). Prisoners at Santa Rita Jail Launch Hunger Strike in the Bay Area. itsgoingdown.org Report from Oakland Abolition and Solidarity about ongoing hunger strike at the Santa Rita jail in the bay area of California. Originally posted to Santa Rita Jail Solidarity. At least two dozen prisoners in the Alameda County Jail are continuing a hunger strike which began on January 8, 2022 to protest an increase in the…

Robert Hunziker (2022-01-25). Dangerous Heat Across the Globe. dissidentvoice.org The planet is heating up like never before, as "ground temperatures" hit all-time records in the Northern Hemisphere as well as the Southern Hemisphere, and ocean temperatures threaten the world's major fisheries of the Far North, which are imperiled beyond any known historical precedent.1 According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) July 2021 …

Staff (2022-01-25). Video: Solidarity with Olivia Zémor, Free Georges Abdallah || Boycott TEVA, Support Struggles for Palestine in France. samidoun.net There are two important cases in France for the Palestine movement that will be heard on Thursday, 27 January. Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network released this international video to support Georges Abdallah and Olivia Zémor, and to express our global solidarity with their ongoing struggles for justice and a liberated Palestine. TEVA and the case …

Survival International (2022-01-25). Protest at London's Science Museum as Indigenous Peoples Slam Adani Sponsorship Deal. dissidentvoice.org Local people look out on to the massive PEKB coal mine that has taken over their lands, Chhattisgarh, India. © Pranav Capila Photo opportunity: January 26, 2022, 5pm — 6pm Science Museum, Exhibition Rd, South Kensington, LONDON SW7 2DD Protestors will gather outside the Science Museum in London on Wednesday to call for an end …

William Manson (2022-01-25). The Grandiose Irrationality of "Surplus-Capital" dissidentvoice.org Real human needs are easily defined, and rational economic policies on a global scale could readily fulfill them. Yet in the last 50 years, the disastrously fraudulent, supply-side economic policy has resulted in the truly astounding accumulation of wealth by less than one-hundredth of 1% of the world's population. The rationale for this "neo-liberalism": drastically …

Gavan McCormack (2022-01-25). Japan, Korea, and Northeast Asia — The Abe Shinzo Legacy. asia-pacificresearch.com

Staff (2022-01-25). 25 January, Copenhagen: Premiere of "Fedayin — Georges Abdallah's Fight" samidoun.net Tuesday, 25 January 7 pm Husets Biograf Entrance 75 Kr. Copenhagen, Denmark Info: www.facebook.com/events/402737604962868 Organized by the Internationalt Forum Internationalt Forum KBH invites you all to the premiere in Denmark of the movie Fedayin — Georges Abdallahs fight. Fedayin means 'freedom fighter' and the movie tells the story about the Lebanese freedom fighter Georges Ibrahim …

Ann Brown (2022-01-25). Odell Beckham Jr. Taking NFL Paycheck In Bitcoin Shows How Gamble Can Blow Up And Destroy Value. moguldom.com Celebrities and politicians are jumping on board to be paid in Bitcoin despite the risks of losing money and NFL star Odell Beckham Jr. found out the hard way. The Los Angeles Rams football player was one of the first high-profile names to collect his salary in Bitcoin. The three-time Pro Super Bowler has lost …

Yes on Empty Home Tax 2022 (2022-01-25). Saturday 2/12: Petition Signing Dance Party. indybay.org Shanty Shack Brewing | 138 Fern St, Santa Cruz…

United Against War, Militarism (2022-01-25). Friday 2/4: Protest to Demand a War Powers Resolution. indybay.org Ro Khanna's Office | Feb. 4th @ 3PM | 3150 De La Cruz Blvd, Santa Clara, CA…

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-25). Closing ceremony of National Conference of Iran and Neighbors. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 25 (MNA) — The closing ceremony of National Conference of Iran and Neighbors was held at the venue of Studies Center of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday evening in presence of Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian.

Elliott Wallace (2022-01-25). Federal trial begins for three former cops involved in death of George Floyd. america.cgtn.com The three other former police officers involved in Floyd's death began with opening statements.

sputniknews (2022-01-25). Lithuania Prepares to Sell Former CIA 'Extraordinary Rendition' Site Where Abu Zubaydah Was Tortured. sputniknews.com The Lithuanian government said it will soon put on the market a barn where it once allowed the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to torture kidnapped terror suspects.

ecns.cn (2022-01-25). Children make tiger papercuttings for Chinese New Year. ecns.cn Children in Hengdong County, Hunan Province, have created cute paper-cutting works featuring tigers under the guidance of a teacher in celebration of the upcoming Year of the Tiger.

Staff (2022-01-25). WATCH: Heavy snowfall causes major disruptions in Greece, Turkey & Iran. rt.com Severe weather conditions have shut down schools, disrupted flights, and left drivers stranded | Unusually heavy snowfall has caused major disruptions in Greece, Turkey, and Iran, leaving thousands stranded on the highways, prompting airports to halt operations and schools to close. | The blizzard started on January 23 and left parts of the countries covered with a thick layer of snow. In Greece and Iran, the army was called in to rescue stranded drivers, while Istanbul Airport, one of the busiest in Europe, announced the suspension of its flight operations "due to adverse weather conditions." Flights have…

ecns.cn (2022-01-25). Sweden confirms largest team ever for Beijing Winter Olympics. ecns.cn Sweden will send 116 athletes – their largest Winter Olympics squad ever – to the Beijing Winter Olympics as the last names were announced on Monday.

sputniknews (2022-01-25). Is Citing the Bible a Crime? Finnish Ex-Minister Faces Two Years for 'Incitement' Against Gays. sputniknews.com The case of Christian Democrat Pà§ivi Rà§sà§nen marks the first time in Finland that a court will decide on whether quoting the Bible can be considered a crime.

Toward increased Networking (2022-01-25). Online events w) Isabel Allende, Kali Akuno, Selma James, Naomi Klein, Vandana Shiva, etc. indybay.org Here are some 40 online events taking place over the next 2 weeks (and starting at 11 am tomorrow, January 24th), featuring people such as Isabel Allende, Angela Davis, Kali Akuno, Stephanie Kelton, Selma James, Naomi Klein, Vandana Shiva, and many others. | These events are hosted from various locations all across the country, as well from Canada, the UK, and Australia (however, the listed times are all for our "Pacific time zone"). Of course, feel free to share this info with others who might be interested in it.

Janet Parker (2022-01-25). White Australia has a Black History. greenleft.org.au A nation that refuses to confront the truth that modern Australia was built on violent dispossession and genocide is incapable of addressing the legacies of invasion, argues Janet Parker.

Staff (2022-01-25). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on January 25. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 25 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Tuesday, January 25.

Friends of Station 40 (2022-01-25). Station 40 is Resisting Eviction. indybay.org Station 40 has provided a place to gather and affordable housing in the Mission for eighteen years, and supporters of this space are fighting to keep it from being evicted by predatory landlords.

ecns.cn (2022-01-25). China eyes high quality growth in patent, trademark works. ecns.cn China will emphasize roles of patent and trademark examination during the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-2025) for high-quality growth of the sector, according to a plan issued by the National Intellectual Property Administration (NIPA).

Staff (2022-01-25). US working to 'divide' Europe — France's Zemmour. rt.com Eric Zemmour also insisted there is a need for friendly relations with Moscow | France should work towards improving its ties with Russia by removing sanctions and pivoting away from American influence, a candidate in the country's presidential race has declared, as tensions flare across eastern Europe. | Speaking as part of an interview with the France 5 television channel on Sunday, Eric Zemmour proposed that if he were elected to the top job, "there would be no more sanctions against Russia." He also suggested that the state could show "friendly signals" by lifting punitive measures. | The presidential cand…

teleSUR, lvm, HIM (2022-01-25). Brasil registra mayor cifra de transfeminicidios en un año. telesurtv.net México reportó 65 muertes por este concepto, y Estados Unidos 53 transfeminicidios.

WSWS (2022-01-25). Newt Gingrich threatens January 6 committee members with imprisonment. wsws.org Speaking like the representative of a right-wing dictatorship, the former House Speaker vowed retribution if the Republican Party regains control of the House in the 2022 elections.

Vijay Prashad (2022-01-25). Morocco drives a war in Western Sahara for its phosphates. greenleft.org.au Thanks to manoeuvring by the United States, the prospects for peace and self determination for Western Sahara have suffered a serious setback, writes Vijay Prashad.

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-25). Biden, NATO chief, NATO Quint, EU leaders jointly threaten Russia with reinforced eastern flank, "massive consequences" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com For the army of scribblers who have recently made a cottage industry out of discovering fissures in the edifice of the U.S./NATO/EU triumvirate vis-a-vis Russia. Not that the following will in any fashion slow them down. The accursed monolith has been painstakingly crafted for over thirty years and won't be dismantled without a comprehensive effort. …

Staff (2022-01-25). Germany has 'betrayed' Ukraine — Kiev mayor. rt.com Boxer turned city official Vitali Klitschko claims Berlin has stabbed Ukraine in the back on several counts | Berlin has repeatedly sold out Ukraine by refusing to lay on deliveries of guns, ammunition, and military equipment in the face of purported aggression from neighboring Russia, Kiev's mayor Vitali Klitschko has claimed, as tensions flare in Eastern Europe. | Writing for German tabloid Bild on Sunday, the former heavyweight boxing champion said, "There is great frustration in Ukraine over the fact that the federal government continues to stick" to its support of Russia's underwater gas pipeline. | Klits…

Rachel Evans (2022-01-25). Greens councillor will not be celebrating Invasion Day. greenleft.org.au Miranda Korzy, who was elected as a Greens councillor to the Northern Beaches Council, will not be celebrating Australia Day. Rachel Evans reports.

teleSUR, yart, MER (2022-01-25). Cuba presentará expedientes de vacunas anticovid ante la OMS. telesurtv.net Cuba prevé producir 100 millones de dosis de sus vacunas contra la Covid-19 para continuar la inmunización.

sputniknews (2022-01-25). Kremlin Says Moscow, Havana Have 'Synchronised Positions' Amid Speculation on Russian Bases in Cuba. sputniknews.com Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Cuban counterpart President Miguel Diaz-Canel spoke by phone on Monday to discuss "issues of further coordination of the actions of the two countries in the international arena," according to a Kremlin statement. The talks came in an atmosphere of growing tensions between Russia and NATO over Ukraine.

Pip Hinman (2022-01-25). AUKMIN talks fuel anti-China war drive. greenleft.org.au Peace activists in Australia warn that the latest round of military talks between Australia and Britain are ramping up the war drive against China, reports Pip Hinman.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-01-25). Saudi-led coalition fighter jets heavily bomb Yemeni cities. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 25 (MNA) — In new airstrikes against the war-ravaged country, the fighter jets of the Saudi-led coalition heavily bombed the Yemeni capital of Sana'a and its neighboring cities in the early hours of Tuesday.

teleSUR -HIM (2022-01-25). Siria alerta que sanciones de Occidente dañan sistema de salud. telesurtv.net El ministro de Salud destacó que estas medidas coercitivas obstaculizan la capacidad de su cartera para enfrentar el azote de la pandemia de covid-19.

WSWS (2022-01-25). Poverty surging so fast in UK that foodbanks unable to keep up with demand. wsws.org In the six months from April 2021, Trussell Trust foodbanks distributed 936,000 parcels, but as the new year sees many more workers thrust into poverty and desperation, this is expected to sharply increase.

ecns.cn (2022-01-25). Mainland, Taiwan youth explore traditional culture to welcome Chinese New Year. ecns.cn An activity celebrating the upcoming Chinese New Year among cross-Strait youth was held in Pingtan, which included traditional etiquette display, Hanfu cultural experience, and lantern making, encouraging the youth to explore the cultural connections across the Strait.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-01-25). Big Pharma Conglomerate with a Criminal Record: Pfizer "Takes Over" the EU Vaccine Market. 1.8 Billion Doses. globalresearch.ca First published by Global Research on April 27, 2021 | "Hundreds of …

teleSUR, DRL, JDO (2022-01-25). ONU: violencia provocó desplazamiento de 1.500 colombianos en Arauca. telesurtv.net Desde inicios de año se reportan enfrentamientos entre grupos armados en la zona fronteriza entre Colombia y Venezuela.

teleSUR (2022-01-25). Venezuela To Present 3rd Human Rights Report to United Nations. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, Venezuela presents its Universal Periodic Human Rights Review (UPR) at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. This presentation is a commitment that the UN countries must fulfill every five years. | RELATED: | Vice President Delcy Rodriguez is expected to present the Venezuelan universal periodic review through a videoconference that will take place amid the sessions of the United Nations Human Rights Council…

Tom Engelhardt (2022-01-25). Tomgram: Andrea Mazzarino, Secure What? Against Whom? warisacrime.org This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here. It was more than 20 years ago, but I still remember the shock I felt when the word "homeland" first entered our culture in a big way. That was soon after the 9/11 attacks and, in the end, …

ecns.cn (2022-01-25). UN experts land in Peru to help clean up oil spill. ecns.cn A team of UN experts on environmental disasters arrived in Peru on Monday to assist the cleanup of the oil spill that occurred near capital Lima on Jan. 15 at a refinery operated by Spanish energy company Repsol.

Michelle Begue (2022-01-25). Ingrid Betancourt: Former hostage prepares for Colombian presidential candidacy. america.cgtn.com A former Colombian rebel hostage says she wants to finish what she started 20 years ago.

WSWS (2022-01-25). Sinhala chauvinist JVP promotes itself as alternative Sri Lankan government. wsws.org JVP leader Dissanayake offers a government of technocrats, as if new faces will solve Sri Lanka's profound economic problems that are rooted in the worsening crisis of global capitalism.

sputniknews (2022-01-25). At Least 6 Dead After Stadium Crush Unfolds in Cameroon Before African Cup of Nations Match. sputniknews.com At least six people died following a stadium crush in Cameroon's capital city of Yaounde on Monday. The crush happened ahead of Cameroon's round of 16 match against Comoros Islands in the African Cup of Nations (AFCON). Cameroon is the host nation for the tournament.

WSWS (2022-01-25). Canada's state broadcaster CBC peddles lies and slanders about jailed journalist Julian Assange. wsws.org Following last month's calamitous British High Court ruling ordering Julian Assange extradited to face US espionage charges, the CBC aired deceitful and manipulative reports that lent support to Washington's efforts to persecute and silence the award-winning journalist.

ecns.cn (2022-01-25). Visitors to Colombian house experience turning upside down. ecns.cn Visitors looked for fun in an upside-down house in Guatavita, Colombia, Jan. 23, 2022.

WSWS (2022-01-25). South Australian teachers vote for strike action against dangerous school reopenings. wsws.org The ballot demonstrates the intense hostility of teachers to the profit driven reopening of the schools amid surging COVID cases, not only in South Australia but across the country.

WSWS (2022-01-25). Network of Rank-and-File Committees for Safe Education discusses opposition to school reopenings in Germany. wsws.org The meeting took place amid an international wave of school strikes and teachers' protests—reaching from the US to France, Italy, Austria and Greece—and gave conscious political expression to this growing mass movement.

Rise Up 4 Abortion Rights (2022-01-25). Sunday 1/30: Rise Up 4 Abortion Rights: Organizing Conference for Reproductive Rights on Zoom. indybay.org Online via Zoom…

Editor (2022-01-25). Kerala scheme shows how to create work opportunities while caring for the environment. mronline.org Environment and employment two fronts on which India has been besieged in recent years. Unemployment since 2011 has worsened in the aftermath of the COVID-19 lockdowns. About 100 million workers lost their jobs with women and the youth being more adversely impacted.

reImagine Santa Cruz (2022-01-25). Thursday 2/10: reImagine Conference: Two initiatives that will impact affordable housing. indybay.org Register Today: secure.actblue.com/donate/initiatives

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-01-25). At least 6 dead after Stadium crush unfolds in Cameroon. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 25 (MNA) — At least six people died following a stadium crush in Cameroon's capital city of Yaounde on Monday.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-01-25). 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…

WSWS (2022-01-25). Student-led walkout in Broward County, Florida canceled after county school board threatens students. wsws.org Students were forced to cancel their walkout due to threats and intimidation from county district officials just days before the event.

WSWS (2022-01-25). Bus driver sacked by First Bus after suffering stroke: "You felt you were being pushed to the limit" wsws.org Peter Arden attributes his stroke to the stressful conditions bus drivers have endured in the pandemic.

WSWS (2022-01-25). 1 million children infected with COVID in the United States last week. wsws.org The American Academy of Pediatrics reported Monday that last week more than 1.15 million children were infected with COVID-19. Hospitalizations and deaths continue to rise. Despite these developments, the Biden administration continues to press for in-person instruction in schools.

WSWS (2022-01-25). Illinois locomotive engineer describes brutal scheduling, new attendance policy at BNSF. wsws.org Workers have voted by an overwhelming margin in favor of strike action against a new punitive attendance policy unilaterally imposed on them by the company.

Franc Contreras (2022-01-25). Jamaican bobsled team prepares for Beijing Winter Games. america.cgtn.com During the Winter Olympics in Beijing, sports fans are in for a treat. The Jamaican 4-man bobsled team will compete for the first time in more than 20 years.

teleSUR, JL (2022-01-25). Asesinan a líder indígena en departamento del Cauca, Colombia. telesurtv.net Indepaz detalla que en apenas 24 días del 2022, en el país se han asesinado nueve líderes sociales y se han perpetrado diez masacres.

sputniknews (2022-01-25). UK Police to Probe Lockdown Parties at Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Office. sputniknews.com Earlier, London police refused to launch a criminal investigation into the alleged breaches of COVID-related lockdowns at Downing Street.

Staff (2022-01-25). Granma: La tierra de los campeones. cubadebate.cu Cuando el ómnibus donde viajaba la comitiva integrada por los directivos de la Comisión Nacional de Béisbol y la prensa especializada se detuvo en un terreno de béisbol casi a la entrada de Manzanillo, los peloteritos y profesores que allí practicaban este deporte quedaron sorprendidos.

Staff (2022-01-25). Gay Catholics come out, demand the church accept them. rt.com A group of LGBTQ Catholics demand the Vatican revise its strict church doctrine to accommodate them | More than 120 LGBT priests, teachers and Church volunteers in Germany have The group said they want "to be able to live and work openly as LGBTIQ+ persons in the church without fear," including to serve in all Church occupation…

teleSUR, DRL (2022-01-25). Transportistas inician paro nacional indefinido en Guatemala. telesurtv.net Los representantes de los sectores indicaron que la medida incluirá el bloqueo de carreteras.

sputniknews (2022-01-25). Top US General, UAE Counterpart Discuss Houthi's Missile Attack on Air Base – Spokesman. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mark Milley and his UAE counterpart Lt. Gen. Hamad Muhammad Thani al-Rumaythi discussed Yemen Houthi rebels' ballistic missile attack that targeted an air base near Abu Dhabi, Joint Staff spokesperson Col. Dave Butler said.

ecns.cn (2022-01-25). China's fiscal revenue exceeds 20 trln yuan in 2021. ecns.cn China's fiscal revenue rose 10.7 percent year on year to hit 20.25 trillion yuan (about 3.19 trillion U.S. dollars) in 2021, Xu Hongcai, vice minister of finance, said Tuesday.

teleSUR- jaa, JL (2022-01-25). Expertos de Naciones Unidas arriban a Perú para atender daños por derrame de petróleo. telesurtv.net De acuerdo a lo estimado por las autoridades, los expertos del organismo multilateral estarían por un aproximado de dos semanas en Lima.

Plus News (2022-01-25). At least six people killed in deadly crush at Cameroon AFCON match. plusnews.ug A crush outside a Cameroon stadium where the host nation qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) quarter-finals on Monday left at least six people dead and more than 40 injured, according to the Central African nation's national broadcaster, Aljazeera reported. Crowds attempted to enter the Yaounde Olembe stadium in the capital Yaounde to …

WSWS (2022-01-25). Why the US and NATO want war with Russia. wsws.org The ruling classes in the United States and Europe confront a series of intractable economic, social and political crises, all of which have been exacerbated by the pandemic. They are turning to war in a desperate attempt to find a way out.

Manlio Dinucci (2022-01-25). A Europa entrincheirada contra o inimigo inventado. globalresearch.ca O Departamento de Estado, "como medida de precauàßà£o contra uma possível invasà£o russa da Ucrânia", ordenou a evacuaàßà£o de familiares e parte do pessoal da Embaixada dos EUA em Kiev, que com 900 funcionários é uma das maiores da Europa …

Staff (2022-01-25). Afghan evacuee found guilty of molesting 3yo in US. rt.com The refugee reportedly told the authorities he had done nothing that would have been off-limits in his culture | An Afghan refugee has been convicted of sexually abusing a 3-year-old girl at a US Marine Corps camp in Virginia following the United States' evacuation from Afghanistan last August. | Mohammed Tariq, 24, was found guilty on Friday of sexually abusing the young girl while both of them were being housed at Virginia's Camp Upshur on Marine Corps Base Quantico following his evacuation from Afghanistan after the Taliban takeover. Tariq is scheduled to be sentenced on April 26 and could face life in pris…

WSWS (2022-01-25). Three more children die from COVID-19 in New York City. wsws.org The deaths have been completely ignored by the media and political establishment, which is now declaring victory over the pandemic.

ecns.cn (2022-01-25). From A to Z: Everything you need to know about the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. ecns.cn From "Beijing Welcomes You" to " Together for a Shared Future," Beijing will become the first city to host both the Summer and Winter Olympics.

David Giesen (2022-01-25). Saturday 1/29: "How much do __________ lives matter?" the walking tour. indybay.org American Youth Hostel | 312 Mason Street | San Francisco | (meet in the lobby)…

Staff (2022-01-25). Russia may designate German murders as 'genocide'. rt.com Prosecutors point to the brutal occupation and war crimes committed by the Third Reich | Prosecutors in Russia's Rostov region have moved to officially designate the 1941-1943 Nazi occupation of the territory as a "genocide," citing the murders of more than 126,000 civilians and prisoners of war. | Officials have prepared a petition to the court at the direction of Russia's Prosecutor General Igor Krasnov, whose office posted the announcement on its website on Monday. The article lays out the suffering that Rostov, in southwestern Russia, endured during the years of occupation, when Nazi enforcers took control…

sputniknews (2022-01-25). Sajid Javid Reportedly to be Quizzed Over UK Ex-Minister's Claim She was Sacked For Her 'Muslimness'. sputniknews.com UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday ordered an inquiry into claims that Tory lawmaker Nusrat Ghani was fired from her ministerial job during a cabinet reshuffle in 2020 because of her "Muslimness", with Downing Street announcing that the PM "takes these claims very seriously".

Andrew Chuter (2022-01-25). How cars took over our cities. greenleft.org.au Andrew Chuter reviews two books by Peter Norton that trace the rise and rise of the private car.

Staff (2022-01-25). Omicron Covid strain evolved in mice — Chinese study. rt.com Researchers' findings have backed the theory that "Omicron may have evolved in a non-human animal species" | The study into Omicron, published in the Journal of Biosafety and Biosecurity, found that "coronavirus slowly accumulated mutations over time in mice" before the virus was then "transmitted back to humans by reverse zoonotic." | The research, led by Dr. Xu Jianguo, who works for the National Institute for Communicable Diseases Control and Prevention of China, has identified mice as the "most likely intermediate host." Researchers established that the "mutations profile" of the strain "shows that the vir…

teleSUR- mcs -HIM (2022-01-25). Cuba y Rusia acuerdan reforzar cooperación bilateral. telesurtv.net Los presidentes de ambas naciones sostienen que continuarán desarrollando proyectos de interés común.

WSWS (2022-01-25). Committee for Public Education (Australia) holds online meeting opposing schools reopening. wsws.org The event drew a wide range of participants from across regional and urban Australia, and was also viewed by several international supporters of the WSWS.

Zoe O'Dea (2022-01-25). Morrison strips pandemic safety nets. greenleft.org.au The failure of governments to plan for the COVID-19 Omicron variant and their "let-it-rip" approach has left vulnerable people, including myself, with less support than ever.

WSWS (2022-01-25). Ford Kansas City Assembly Plant hammered by spread of COVID-19. wsws.org Daily reported cases in the Kansas City metro area have repeatedly broken records in recent days, averaging between 3,500-4,000, three to four times last winter's peak.

Haymarket Books (2022-01-25). Monday 1/24: Defend Roe! No Abortion Bans! Defending & Extending Abortion Access Panel Discussion. indybay.org Online event…

ecns.cn (2022-01-25). Xinjiang's economic highlights in 2021. ecns.cn

ecns.cn (2022-01-25). China to dispatch experts of traditional Chinese medicine to Cambodia to fight COVID-19. ecns.cn China and Cambodia on Tuesday signed an agreement on dispatching a team of traditional Chinese medicine experts to help Cambodia in the fight against COVID-19.

ecns.cn (2022-01-25). ASEAN 3 GDP to grow 4.9 pct in 2022: report. ecns.cn The regional gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 10 ASEAN member states plus China, Japan and South Korea will be 4.9 percent for 2022, a recent report showed.

WSWS (2022-01-25). University of Illinois Chicago downplays danger of in-person learning amid Omicron surge. wsws.org UIC administration officials held a town hall last week to push for reopening the university as the pandemic continues to take more than 2,000 lives daily in the US.

ecns.cn (2022-01-25). First China-Laos railway freight train back to Chengdu. ecns.cn The first China-Laos (Vientiane-Chengdu) railway freight train returned to Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province, on Monday.

teleSUR- jaa, JL (2022-01-25). OMS advierte que la pandemia de la Covid está lejos de acabar. telesurtv.net Adhanom Ghebreyesus advirtió que Ómicron puede que no sea la última variante del Sars-Cov2.

WSWS (2022-01-25). Workers Struggles: The Americas. wsws.org Workers at the Bowling Green Kentucky GM assembly plant overwhelmingly vote down a local agreement while 1,000 Teck Resources copper miners in British Columbia have accepted a new agreement.

Staff (2022-01-25). Vienna talks at risk of impasse due to US intransigence. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 25 (MNA) — Talks in Vienna between Iran and the P4+1 group of countries have come up against new challenges due to the United States' refusal to budge on one of the key issues on the table.

Staff (2022-01-25). Fiscalía General de la República informa sobre estado de los procesos penales derivados de los disturbios provocados el 11 de julio de 2021. cubadebate.cu Para la Fiscalía General de la República constituye un deber continuar informando al pueblo y a la opinión pública internacional sobre la respuesta legal dada a los graves hechos ocurridos el 11 de julio de 2021, que atentaron contra el orden constitucional y la estabilidad de nuestro Estado socialista.

Staff (2022-01-25). FDA bans 'Trump' antibody treatment. rt.com The sudden change of rules on monoclonal antibodies left Florida health officials fuming | The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has revoked its emergency use authorizations for two kinds of monoclonal antibodies treatments produced by Regeneron and Eli Lilly. The regulator said the two therapeutics were "highly unlikely to be active against the omicron variant." | With the authorization revoked, neither drug is now available for patients in the US. The FDA allowed that it may in the future re-authorize their use "in certain geographic regions" for patients exposed to SARS-CoV-2 strains that are still susc…

sputniknews (2022-01-25). Nearly 20 People Reportedly Killed in Clashes, Fire in Indonesia's West Papua Province – Photo. sputniknews.com BANGKOK (Sputnik) — At least 19 people died in the city of Sorong in the Indonesian province of West Papua during street clashes that erupted between two groups of locals and after a fire in a nearby nightclub, media reported on Tuesday.

sputniknews (2022-01-25). Hopes of Herd Immunity Resurrected as Denmark Ravaged by Omicron Strain. sputniknews.com Previously, Denmark proclaimed during the Delta wave that herd immunity was unattainable, meaning that COVID-19 could continue to circulate for years to come. Several other countries, including neighbouring Sweden, abandoned theirr hopes of building up population immunity as well.

Michael Harris (2022-01-25). 2022 Rosa Parks Day in Los Angeles, California and beyond. indybay.org 2022 Rosa Parks Day in California and beyond, we pause to reflect upon Sister Rosa, and remember her example of "Womanity" showcasing dignified faith, work and courage, this special Black History Month, in her winter home of Los Angeles, California.

Staff (2022-01-25). Aussie hothead leaves youngster in tears after ball blasts into crowd (VIDEO). rt.com Nick Kyrgios left a young fan in tears after sending the ball into the crowd at the Australian Open | Nick Kyrgios had to make amends with one fan in Melbourne after the youngster was struck by a ball which the Aussie firebrand had smashed wildly into the ground. | Having exited the men's singles in typically entertaining style against Russia's Daniil Medvedev, Kyrgios still has hopes of winning the men's doubles title Down Under alongside fellow Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis. | The home heroes — dubbed 'the Special Ks' by fans and pundits — earned a riotous win against sixth-seeded pair Tim Putz of…

sputniknews (2022-01-25). Martian Lakes Detected in 2018 May Have Been 'Dusty Mirage' – Study. sputniknews.com A study published on Monday leads researchers to believe what was previously thought of as evidence of liquid water was actually just a mirage. Though this finding debunks previous excitement in the ongoing research of life on Mars, the evidence isn't a disappointment to some researchers.

sputniknews (2022-01-25). Employees of Dutch Embassy in Kiev Can Leave Ukraine If They Wish – Foreign Minister. sputniknews.com PARIS (Sputnik) – Employees of the Dutch embassy in Kiev and their families, if they wish, can leave Ukraine and return to the Netherlands, but evacuation is not planned, Dutch Foreign Minister Wopke Hoekstra said.

ecns.cn (2022-01-25). Smart railway station reduces 7,000 tons of carbon emissions in Nanjing. ecns.cn

Staff (2022-01-25). Hong Kong leader gives reason for not wearing mask. rt.com Carrie Lam said she keeps her face uncovered to show people how "solemn" she is | Speaking on Tuesday, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam defended herself amid criticism of her decision to stop wearing masks during Legislative Council meetings and press conferences. | Many citizens had complained about her conduct on social media, noting the hypocrisy of the situation as Lam reimposed fresh restrictions on the population. | Questioned by a reporter on the matter during a press conference, she insisted that her decision to forgo the mask was "well thought out," claiming her goal was to ensure residents could…

ecns.cn (2022-01-25). Master jade carver creates charming Olympic seals. ecns.cn The charm of jade carving is vividly shown in the tiny square seal by jade-carving master Zhang Tiecheng.

Global Research News (2022-01-25). Selected Articles: FDA Dr Rubin Admits to Unknown Safety of Experimental Jabs. globalresearch.ca By On October 26, 2021 The FDA met to debate the approval of the Pfizer Covid Injection for children. One of the voting …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-01-25). Ask the Mayo Mom podcast: Chest wall deformities in children. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Chest wall deformities are structural abnormalities in the chest. While present since birth, chest wall deformities might not become noticeable until children hit their adolescent growth spurt. The most common chest wall deformity, pectus excavatum, is a sunken breastbone that can be repaired with surgery. Another deformity, pectus carinatum, causes the breastbone to protrude out. It is typically treated with bracing. A third, difficult-to-diagnose condition, is slipped rib syndrome. This occurs when cartilage grows abnormally…

Staff (2022-01-25). US F35 crashes while landing in South China Sea, 7 injured. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 25 (MNA) — Seven US sailors injured following a 'landing mishap' involving a combat aircraft on the deck of a nuclear-powered US supercarrier.

Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History (2022-01-25). Tuesday 1/25: Pollinators and Urban Community Gardens with Stacy Philpott. indybay.org To register for this free online event, visit: | www.santacruzmuseum.org/1-25-pollinators…

sputniknews (2022-01-25). Biden: Meeting With European Leaders About Ukraine 'Very Good,' Achieved Total Unity. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – US President Joe Biden said his virtual meeting with European leaders on the situation between Russia and Ukraine went very well and achieved a "total unity" among them.

ecns.cn (2022-01-25). Famous ancient painting brought to life in Beijing. ecns.cn Elements in "A Panorama of Rivers and Mountains," a 12-meter-long landscape painting created in 1096, are installed before Palace Museum in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 25, 2022.

sputniknews (2022-01-25). Dry in Hyderabad: About 300 Lakes Go Missing in Indian City. sputniknews.com Over the last three decades, many lakes have vanished in the Indian state of Telangana (formerly part of Andhra Pradesh state), with the local authorities launching initiatives to bring dying bodies of water back to life.

ecns.cn (2022-01-25). China to bolster sand industry amid desert ecosystem protection. ecns.cn China will prop up the development of the sand industry as part of the country's efforts to protect and restore the desert ecosystem, according to the forestry authority.

Alex Salmon (2022-01-25). The British Empire's dirty secret. greenleft.org.au Alex Salmon reviews a new book by historian and author Graham Seal that documents how the British government shipped more than 376,000 men, women and children across the oceans to provide slave labour in its colonies.

ecns.cn (2022-01-25). China's domestic consumption further recovers in 2021. ecns.cn Despite the impact of COVID-19, China's consumer market in 2021 saw steady recovery, exhibiting strong vitality and resilience, according to the commerce ministry Tuesday.

David Swanson (2022-01-25). Talk World Radio: Ken Mayers on Nuclear Posture Review. warisacrime.org AUDIO: Talk World Radio is recorded as audio and video on Riverside.fm, except when it doesn't work and then on Zoom. Here is this week's video and all the videos on Youtube. VIDEO: This week on Talk World Radio we're discussing nuclear weapons and war with Ken Mayers from Veterans For Peace, which has — …

David Sirota (2022-01-25). VIDEO: "We Know What A Government Can Do When It Takes An Emergency Seriously" dailyposter.com

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-01-25). 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…

Rhythmix Cultural Works (2022-01-25). Thursday 3/3: Making Noise: The Evolution of Music Making. indybay.org on Zoom…

Staff (2022-01-25). U.S. Puts 8,500 Troops on High Alert as Tension Rises Between NATO & Russia over Ukraine. democracynow.org The U.S. has prepared some 8,500 troops to deploy to Eastern Europe in the event that Russia invades Ukraine, which Russian President Vladimir Putin denies is his goal. On Wednesday, officials from Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany are scheduled to meet in Paris to negotiate resolving the crisis. "The security of Europe ought to be principally Europe's business," says Anatol Lieven, senior fellow at the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft. "This whole notion of great power competition, which is embedded in the National Defense Strategy, has been used as kind of the magic key to keep Pentagon spending at…

sputniknews (2022-01-25). Massive Blackouts Hit Central Asian Nations of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan – Photo, Video. sputniknews.com Disruption in the energy system of Central Asia reportedly occurred due to an overloaded transit line in Kazakhstan.

teleSUR, JGN (2022-01-25). Realizan protestas en México en rechazo a asesinato de periodistas. telesurtv.net Decenas de manifestantes exigieron a la Fiscalía General del Estado (FGE) de Baja California incluir todas las hipótesis en los crímenes, incluida el ejercicio periodístico.

posted by Norse (2022-01-25). 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.

Manlio Dinucci (2022-01-25). L'Europa in trincea contro il nemico inventato. globalresearch.ca Il Dipartimento di Stato, ´quale misura precauzionale contro una possibile invasione russa dell'Ucraina ª, ha ordinato l'evacuazione dei familiari e di una parte del personale dall'Ambasciata Usa a Kiev, che con 900 funzionari è tra le maggiori in Europa, e ha …

ecns.cn (2022-01-25). Smart 'mixologist' serves Winter Olympic media center. ecns.cn Among the facilities adopting astonishing technologies in the Smart Restaurant of the Main Media Center, a smart mixology machine has proved pretty eye-catching.

ecns.cn (2022-01-25). Real-time 'brain' calculates Winter Olympic emissions. ecns.cn To deliver a green 2022 Winter Olympics is one of Beijing's promises, therefore, multiple measures have been taken to lower carbon emissions to the greatest extent.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-01-25). Iran to continue to expand all-out relations with India. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 25 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister in a message congratulated India Republic Day, saying that Iran will continue to expand relations with India at the bilateral, regional and international levels.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-01-25). Apartheid 2.0 in the World of Vaccines: The Great Reset in Action. libya360.wordpress.com Misión Verdad The Fourth Industrial Revolution radically affects the employment market (Photo: Gurusoft) Recently, media outlets reported that Nike began to fire employees who were not vaccinated against covid-19 in the United States. The more incautious doubt whether the measure corresponds to a policy to take care of its employees or whether it is intended…

Staff (2022-01-25). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on January 25. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 25 (MNA) — Mehr News Agency takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Tuesday, January 25.

Staff (2022-01-25). North Korea conducts another missile launch — media. rt.com If confirmed, it's going to become the fifth missile test by Pyongyang since the start of the year | North Korea has fired what appear to be two cruise missiles into the sea off its east coast early on Tuesday, South Korean news agency Yonhap has reported, citing multiple military sources. | South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff have been analyzing the specifications of the projectiles, which are believed to be cruise missiles, the agency This could be already the fifth missile test by North Korea…

teleSUR, JDO (2022-01-25). Bolivia asegura que busca justicia en caso golpe de Estado. telesurtv.net Gobierno señala que se trata de un proceso sólido y bien fundamentado, por lo cual debe demorar semanas.

WSWS (2022-01-25). In face of protests, US judge imposes Puerto Rico debt restructuring plan. wsws.org Puerto Rico's 25 years of financial implosion and economic decline will now take a new turn with the approval of the debt restructuring plan.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-01-25). 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…

sputniknews (2022-01-25). Head of Anne Frank Fund Calls New Claims of Family's Betrayal 'Full of Errors'. sputniknews.com John Goldsmith, head of the Anne Frank Fund, slammed the bombshell conclusion of a new book, "The Betrayal of Anne Frank: A Cold Case Investigation," that claims Jewish notary Arnold van den Bergh told the Nazis where the Franks were hiding, as "full of errors" and a "conspiracy theory."

sputniknews (2022-01-25). Cardiac Combo: Peloton Perturbed as Another Fictional TV Character Using Bike+ Endures Heart Attack. sputniknews.com On Sunday, the season premiere of Showtime's "Billions" featured David Costabile, 56, portraying Mike Wagner, or Wags, a middle-aged man seen exercising on his stationary Peloton bike prior to suffering a heart attack. While Wags did not have the same fate as Mr. Big in the "Sex and the City" reboot, Peloton does not seem amused by its inclusion.

Staff (2022-01-25). Tesla fights back against JPMorgan over Musk tweet. rt.com US electric car manufacturer countersues banking giant over disputed bond contract | Tesla submitted a filing in Manhattan federal court on Monday, accusing JPMorgan of "bad faith and avarice" for demanding $162.2 million after the bank had unilaterally changed the terms of warrants it received when the electric carmaker sold convertible bonds back in 2014. | Warrants allow holders to purchase company stock at a set "strike" price and date. | "JPMorgan pressed its exorbitant demand as an act of retaliation against Tesla both for it having passed over JPMorgan in major business deals and out of senior JPMorgan…

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-25). Briefing on Iran's daily developments. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 25 (MNA) — The following are the Islamic Republic of Iran's latest developments in the last 24 hours.

teleSUR- jaa, JL (2022-01-25). Reportan deceso de cuatro soldados en Irak tras explosión. telesurtv.net Los soldados fallecidos pertenecían a la Octava División de Reconocimiento y en el momento se los hechos, estaban realizando una operación de búsqueda.

sputniknews (2022-01-25). Jam-Packed Gaza Sees Continued Population Growth as Hamas Does Nothing to Change the Trend – Expert. sputniknews.com In 2021, the population of the Gaza Strip reached 2.3 million people, amid a fast growth rate, with a local expert saying a decrease in the dynamics is not expected, not only because of the local culture but also due to a religion that encourages reproduction.

David Swanson (2022-01-25). To Send Weapons and Troops to Ukraine You'd Have to Be a Stupid Son of a Biden. warisacrime.org Have yall learned absolutely nothing? The U.S. government's internal memos said that the only way to get Iraq to use its weapons if it even had any would be to attack it. The U.S. government's public statements were that Iraq certainly had weapons and therefore must be attacked. The U.S. government itself had every single …

Staff (2022-01-25). Nuevo donativo de Rusia apoyará lucha contra la COVID-19 en Cuba. cubadebate.cu Un nuevo donativo procedente de Rusia arribó hoy a La Habana, consistente en 20 toneladas de medicamentos e insumos médicos. Se trata de la quinta y última carga que se recibe como resultado de acuerdos bilaterales para apoyar el enfrentamiento a la Covid-19 en la isla.

teleSUR, MER (2022-01-25). Venezuela ante ONU: Debemos evitar la instrumentalización política del sistema de DD.HH. telesurtv.net La vicepresidenta alertó que "algo anda mal" cuando en la misma sala están representantes de países agresores y de los afectados.

Staff (2022-01-25). Nuclear Disarmament Urged by Catholic Archbishop in New Mexico, Birthplace of Nuclear Weapons. democracynow.org As the Biden administration reviews U.S. nuclear weapons policy, over 60 advocacy groups, including Veterans for Peace and CodePink, recently issued a joint statement calling for the elimination of hundreds of U.S. intercontinental ballistic missiles. "The notion is if you get rid of those ICBMs, you reduce the risk of accidental nuclear war, and it's a first step towards more rational nuclear policy," says William Hartung, research fellow at the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft. We also speak with Father John Dear, longtime peace activist and Catholic priest who led a campaign for 15 years in New Mexi…

WSWS (2022-01-25). The Conference: A haunting, disturbingly topical film about the Nazis' "Final Solution to the Jewish Question" wsws.org The film marks the 80th anniversary of the infamous Wannsee conference of January 20, 1942, at which leading Nazis and ministers planned the extermination of Europe's Jewish population.

Rhythmix Cultural Works (2022-01-25). Saturday 3/12: Mardi Gras Magic with CHELLE! & Friends. indybay.org Rhythmix Cultural Works | 2513 Blanding Ave, Alameda, CA 94501…

Strike Debt Bay Area (2022-01-25). Saturday 2/12: Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: "The Dawn of Everything" by David Graeber et alv. indybay.org Email strike.debt.bay.area@gmail.com a few days beforehand for the the online invite.

Adriaan Alsema (2022-01-25). Colombia claims killing dissident FARC commander. colombiareports.com Colombia's government said Monday that the armed forces killed a key guerrilla commander in the southwest of the country. According to President Ivan Duque, the security forces killed "Jonnier" in…

Geraldina Colotti (2022-01-25). NATO's Tentacles from Europe to Latin America. orinocotribune.com By Geraldina Colotti — Jan 21, 2022 | International analysts are often, and understandably, asked whether there will be a change in U.S. foreign policy depending on whether a Republican or Democratic president rules the White House. Since, for a Marxist, it is always a good idea to flee from Manichaeism and look at the concrete situation in its historically determined class relations, to point out that, at the international level, the essence of U.S. foreign policy presents no discontinuities, it is not an ideological position-taking. | "Everything changes so that nothing changes" is a scheme that fits well…

Center for Biological Diversity (2022-01-25). Thursday 1/27: Saving Life on Earth: Virtual Screening of "River's End" and Q&A w/ Flimmakers. indybay.org Online film discussion on 1/27 following screening via on-demand streaming…

teleSUR, hv, DRL (2022-01-25). Comienzan sesiones del Premio Literario Casa de las Américas. telesurtv.net El Premio literario es el más antiguo de su tipo en el continente y hace su entrega anual desde el año 1959.

teleSUR, JDO (2022-01-25). Perú inicia vacunación anticovid a niños entre 5 y 11 años. telesurtv.net Comenzó en Lima y Callao, y a partir del miércoles iniciará en las demás regiones peruanas.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-25). Iran's exports up 38% in 10 months: IRICA. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 25 (MNA) — President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) said that country's export of non-oil products registered a 38 percent hike in 10 months of the current year (March 21, 2021 -Jan. 22, 2022).

teleSUR -mcs -HIM (2022-01-25). Paraguay recibe 466.830 dosis anticovid donadas por Alemania. telesurtv.net Alemania donó las vacunas contra la Covid-19 para completar la inmunización de la población infantil y adulta.

Staff (2022-01-25). No threat of immediate Russian attack on Ukraine — EU. rt.com Fears of a military invasion are not rising, says bloc's chief diplomat | No new information has been revealed that has increased fears of an immediate Russian invasion of Ukraine, the EU's High Representative for Foreign Affairs has said, as worries over a potential war in Eastern Europe remain high. | Speaking on Monday after talks with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Josep Borrell appeared to play down suggestions that Moscow has plans to invade Ukraine in the near future. | "Certainly no, I do not think there is anything new that can increase the feeling of fear about an immediate attack, no," Borrel…

Mike Walter (2022-01-25). The Heat: Omicron cases begin to fall in the U.S. america.cgtn.com In what could be a glimmer of hope, U.S. health experts say omicron infections could peak by mid-February.

Staff (2022-01-25). Bitcoin country's president jokes about his new career flipping burgers. rt.com El Salvador reportedly lost an estimated $20 million by investing in Bitcoin | El Salvador's president, Nayib Bukele, changed his Twitter profile on Sunday, posting a photoshopped image of himself wearing a McDonald's uniform. This comes after his country lost millions — by investing in Bitcoin — following a severe crypto market sell-off. | The two largest digital assets, Bitcoin and Ethereum, are off more than 50% from their all-time highs, trading at their lowest levels since July. | The market's downturn has prompted jokes about new careers for crypto traders in the fast food industry. McDonald's…

Staff (2022-01-25). Met Police launch investigation into Downing Street parties. rt.com Boris Johnson has been under increasing pressure to resign following reports of a lockdown birthday party attended by 30 staff | The Metropolitan Police have confirmed that an investigation has been launched into "a number of events" held at Downing Street over potential breaches of Covid rules. | "I can confirm that the Met is now investigating a number of events that took place at Downing Street and Whitehall in the last two years in relation to potential breaches of Covid-19 regulations," Police Commissioner Cressida Dick said in a statement on Tuesday. | Speaking to the London Assembly on Tuesday, Dick sta…

ecns.cn (2022-01-25). Three Siberian tiger cubs meet the public at Chengdu Zoo. ecns.cn Photo taken on Jan. 25, 2022 shows three Siberian tigers born in 2021 at Chengdu Zoo in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province.

teleSUR, hv, DRL (2022-01-25). Variante àìmicron de la Covid-19 se expande por España. telesurtv.net La variante Ómicron es considerada más contagiosa que las anteriores, aunque con menor nivel de letalidad, según la OMS.

teleSUR, yart, DRL (2022-01-25). Llega a Cuba nuevo cargamento de ayuda humanitaria desde Rusia. telesurtv.net Previo a la llegada, los presidentes de Cuba y Rusia, Miguel Díaz-Canel y Vladímir Putin hablaron por teléfono.

teleSUR- lvm, JL (2022-01-25). Sismo de magnitud 5.3 en Haití deja al menos dos fallecidos. telesurtv.net Los servicios sismológicos contabilizaron al menos 20 movimientos telúricos de menor intensidad.

sputniknews (2022-01-25). James Webb Telescope Reaches Final Stable Position 1 Million Miles From Earth – NASA. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) successfully fired a planned rocket on-course correction to maneuver itself into a permanent stable position at a Lagrange point between the Earth and the Sun, almost one million miles from its home planet, NASA announced on Monday.

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-01-25). Walk For "Life" Disrupted by Women's Rights Protest. indybay.org Justice R.B. Ginsberg, on leave from Heaven, joins activists…

ecns.cn (2022-01-25). Afghan, UNAMA officials meet on law enforcement, anti-graft. ecns.cn Mawlawi Ahmad Jan Ahmadi, chief of staff of Afghanistan's Taliban-led caretaker government, has met with Monica Martinez, head of rule of law at the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan.

New Atlas (2022-01-25). Myanmar's US-backed "Rights Groups" and Armed Ethnic Groups Often One in the Same. newatlas.report January 25, 2022 (The New Atlas) — The US has been backing not only armed militants and fake "human rights" groups in Myanmar for decades — in some cases, those leading these fronts are the exact same people. I explore the British colonial roots of Myanmar's current ethnic armed groups, the futility of their struggle, …

ecns.cn (2022-01-25). Japan's virus advisory panel approves expansion of emergency measures. ecns.cn The Japanese government's advisory panel of virus experts on Tuesday approved a plan to expand COVID-19 quasi-emergency measures to 18 more prefectures with the tougher restrictions coming into effect from Thursday.

sputniknews (2022-01-25). Netanyahu Refuses to Accept Israeli AG's 'Moral Turpitude' Clause in Corruption Case Plea Deal. sputniknews.com Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is presently negotiating a plea deal in a corruption case led by the Israeli Attorney General's office. Recent reports have suggested that the AG's plea deal would likely include a clause that would temporarily bar, or permanently ban, the leader of the opposition from returning to politics.

sputniknews (2022-01-25). Uproar as Movie 'Glorifying' Gandhi's Killer Set to Be Released on Anniversary of Mahatma's Death. sputniknews.com Mahatma Gandhi, an icon of India's struggle for freedom, also known as the Father of the Nation, was assassinated on 30 January 1948 in New Delhi at the age of 78 by a Hindu nationalist, Nathuram Vinayak Godse. The man did not try to escape and was arrested. He was sentenced to death on 8 November 1949.

UFCLP (2022-01-25). Thursday 1/27: Defend 5,000 Striking South African Clover Workers. indybay.org San Francisco Israeli Consulate | 456 Montgomery St San Francisco, CA 94104…

WSWS (2022-01-25). What "endemic" COVID-19 really means: Mass infection and death forever. wsws.org Government officials and the corporate media want to declare COVID-19 "endemic," to enforce policies that will have disastrous consequences for the working class.

sputniknews (2022-01-25). LPR Defense Ministry Says Detected Armoured Vehicles of Ukrainian Forces Near Contact Line. sputniknews.com LUHANSK (Sputnik) — The intelligence services of the People's Militia of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People's Republic (LPR) detected armoured vehicles of the Ukrainian security forces in a residential area of the town of Schastia, controlled by Kiev, near the line of contact in Donbass, the LPR defence ministry said on Tuesday.

Staff (2022-01-25). Las 3 del día: Inicio de la 61 SNB y opiniones de la Selectiva o Élite (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu Este lunes dedicamos otro podcast Las del día al béisbol, luego de la inauguración el domingo de la 61 SNB en Granma. Desde el territorio oriental nos llegan impresiones de ese primer partido, y contaremos con la opinión de colegas sobre la Serie Selectiva o Especial, una de las novedades de la disciplina en 2022.

ecns.cn (2022-01-25). China's steady economy facilitates RMB ranking promotion in global payments: expert. ecns.cn The stable economic situation has facilitated rankings promotion of Chinese currency renminbi (RMB) in global payments, an expert said Tuesday.

Michelle Begue (2022-01-25). Colombia debates the future of bullfighting tradition. america.cgtn.com Bogota will not be hosting its annual bullfighting season, which animal rights activists consider a historic win thanks to new legislation.

Staff (2022-01-25). Israeli soldier jailed for Gaza TikTok video. rt.com The serviceman can be seen firing across the border into the Palestinian territory | On Tuesday, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said a serviceman who shared a video of himself firing rounds into Gaza had been sentenced to 10 days in military prison. | "The soldier's behavior in the video does not conform with the norms expected of soldiers and commanders," the IDF said in a statement cited by The Times of Israel. Officers concluded that the shooting did not comply with open-fire regulations. | The soldier had posted a video of himself on the TikTok social media app in which he can be seen shooting in the air…

teleSUR, lvm, JGN (2022-01-25). Tribunal brasileño suspende parte del decreto sobre cavernas. telesurtv.net La decisión considera el riesgo de daños irreversibles a las cavidades naturales subterráneas.

ecns.cn (2022-01-25). Culture Fact: Traditional Spring Festival customs(1). ecns.cn Enjoy some barley candy on the 23rd day of the last lunar month.

ecns.cn (2022-01-25). Bilateral trade volume between China, Israel exceeds $20 bln. ecns.cn China-Israel trade volume reached $22.8 billion in 2021, over 400 times that at the beginning of the establishment of bilateral diplomatic relations on Jan. 24, 1992, Chinese Ambassador to Israel Cai Run said Monday.

Staff (2022-01-25). Headlines for January 25, 2022. democracynow.org Pentagon Puts 8,500 Troops on High Alert as U.S. Warns Russia Is Preparing Ukraine Invasion, Judge Strikes Down New York Mask Mandate, Sarah Palin Tests Positive for Coronavirus After Flaunting NYC Vaccination Requirement, African Union and United Nations Condemn Burkina Faso Military Coup, Guatemala Convicts Ex-Soldiers of Raping Indigenous Women in 1980s, Lourdes Maldonado López Murdered in Tijuana, Third Journalist Killed in Mexico This Month, Turkish Journalist Sedef Kabas Detained for "Insulting" President Erdogan, Police Will Investigate Breaches of COVID-19 Lockdowns at Boris Johnson's Official Residence,…

imperial.ac.uk (2022-01-25). 'Striking portraits' enhance College's art collection. imperial.ac.uk Artworks commissioned as part of the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Portrait Prize have gone on initial display in the Blythe Gallery.

Lister (2022-01-25). Billionaires Invested In Animal Agony, Climate Extreme Causation & Human Disease. indybay.org More and more are getting out of cattle ranching as vegan product | sales skyrocket and animal flesh becomes more and more expensive. | Some are still invested in the animal suffering, human disease, | deforestation and climate extremes caused by raising animals for…

teleSUR, yart, DRL (2022-01-25). Estampida humana en Copa de Fútbol deja 8 muertos en Camerún. telesurtv.net La estampida tuvo lugar en la entrada sur del estadio Olembè, en la previa del juego Camerún-Comoras.

teleSUR, DRL (2022-01-25). Primera ministra de Barbados designa a su nuevo gabinete. telesurtv.net La agenda de desarrollo de las autoridades fue denominada "Nuestro Barbados, adueñarnos de nuestro futuro".

Staff (2022-01-25). Boris Johnson's birthday party amid Covid curbs revealed. rt.com Up to 30 people took part in the celebrations in the Cabinet Room at 10 Downing Street on June 19, 2020, according to reports | The UK media has uncovered another gathering attended by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in violation of his own Covid-19 curbs in 2020, with Downing Street confirming that the birthday party in question did take place. | Johnson's wife, Carrie, had organized a surprise party for him in the Cabinet Room at 10 Downing Street on June 19, 2020, broadcaster ITV reported on Monday. | The event was attended by some 30 people, despite indoor gatherings being banned in the UK at that tim…

WSWS (2022-01-25). Johnson government mounts warmongering campaign of lies and threats against Russia. wsws.org History has proved that anything that emanates from Britain's government and security services regarding the danger of war and who is responsible should be assumed to be a pack of lies.

Families Belong Together (2022-01-25). Monday 1/24: End Family Separation Now! Justice for Families Campaign Call to Action on Zoom. indybay.org Online event…

teleSUR- jaa, JL (2022-01-25). ONU rechaza golpe de Estado en Burkina Faso. telesurtv.net El portavoz del secretario General de la ONU aseveró que está siguiendo con preocupación lo acontecido en Burkina Faso.

WSWS (2022-01-25). Ford plants in Germany and Spain told to present their cutback plans. wsws.org If Ford workers in Saarlouis and Valencia do not ditch the trade unions and organise themselves independently to defend all jobs, thousands of positions will be lost at both plants.

teleSUR (2022-01-25). James Webb Telescope Reaches Destination in Space. telesurenglish.net After traveling nearly 1.5 million kilometers, NASA's James Webb Space Telescope arrived at its destination in space on Monday. Webb fired its onboard thrusters at 2 p.m. Eastern Time (1900 GMT) for nearly five minutes to complete the final postlaunch course correction to its trajectory. | RELATED: | This mid-course correction burn inserted Webb toward its final orbit around the second Sun-Earth Lagrange point (L2). Webb will orbit the…

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-25). WHO hails Iran for containing Malaria disease. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 25 (MNA) — While praising Iran's role in containing malaria disease, the Director-General of World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom said that Iran has not registered any native cases of malaria for three consecutive years.

sputniknews (2022-01-25). Rock Icon Neil Young Accuses Spotify of Spreading COVID Misinformation, Demands Removal of His Music. sputniknews.com In December 2021, US media rushed to circulate an open letter signed by 270 so-called "doctors", many of whom were not direct medical providers, who urged Spotify to implement a misinformation policy towards its most popular podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience, because of its "history of broadcasting misinformation regarding the Covid-19 pandemic".

Naish Gawen (2022-01-25). Climate activists target Santos' NT expansion plans. greenleft.org.au Protesters, including Traditional Owners, have begun a campaign to stop Santos expanding its operations in the Northern Territory. Naish Gawen reports.

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-25). Invasion canard aside, U.S./NATO must deploy more troops against Belarus, Russia in Baltics: Estonian PM. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Kallas calls for more US forces in Baltics Russia's biggest deterrence is the American flag, Prime Minister Kaja Kallas told the Financial Times while calling for more U.S. forces to be brought to the Baltics. Kallas told the newspaper that Nato should strengthen its presence in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania whether Russia invades Ukraine or …

teleSUR-mcs -HIM (2022-01-25). Argentina impulsa vacunación anticovid en sector educacional. telesurtv.net Las autoridades argentinas precisaron que la prioridad es comenzar el curso lectivo 2022 con la mayor cifra de docentes inmunizados contra la Covid-19.

WSWS (2022-01-25). Jury hears opening statements in federal trial of three former cops involved in the murder of George Floyd. wsws.org The federal civil rights trial began on Monday of the three officers who assisted Derek Chauvin as he killed George Floyd in front of bystanders in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020.

WSWS (2022-01-25). One in thirteen students and staff at Central Valley school district contracted COVID-19. wsws.org An educator speaks out to describe catastrophic conditions including mass infections and inadequate mitigation measures this month in a school district in California's Central Valley.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-25). Iran, Russia, China coalition could be very painful for West. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 25 (MNA) — A possible coalition of Iran, Russia and China would be very painful for the West, Iranian Ambassador to Russia Kazem Jalali told reporters during his working visit to Russia's North Caucasus region of North Ossetia.

teleSUR, JGN (2022-01-25). Conozca a Xiomara Castro, la primera presidenta de Honduras. telesurtv.net Xiomara Castro, de 62 años de edad, corona una lucha social que mantiene desde hace mucho tiempo.

Staff (2022-01-25). Meta presenta una de las supercomputadoras más potentes de Inteligencia Artificial. cubadebate.cu El gigante tecnológico Meta, propietario de Facebook, Instagram y WhatsApp, anunció la puesta en marcha de su supercomputadora de inteligencia artificial AI Research SuperCluster (RSC), la cual se encuentra entre las supercomputadoras de inteligencia artificial más rápidas del mundo.

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