Daily Archives: January 26, 2022

2022-01-26: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-01-26). US delivers 300 Javelin missiles to Ukraine as EU announces further military deployments. wsws.org A day after the US announced the extraordinarily provocative move of sending 8,500 troops to Eastern Europe, the US delivered some 300 javelin anti-tank missiles along with shoulder-launched multipurpose assault weapons and bunker busters to Ukraine.

Editor (2022-01-26). Matt Taibbi: Let's Not Have a War. scheerpost.com Bad idea. | By Matt Taibbi / Joe Biden last week said the American response in Ukraine would be proportional to Vladimir Putin's actions. "It depends," the president posited, thoughts drifting like blobs in a lava lamp. "It's one thing if it's a minor incursion…" | Alarms sounded all over Washington. The rip in the national political illusion was…

Tamara Pearson (2022-01-26). Mexico: Journalists unite in protest after three murdered in two weeks. greenleft.org.au Last year, Mexico was named the

Moderator (2022-01-26). U.N. Officials Warn of 'Record-Shattering Month' for Civilian Deaths in Yemen. scheerpost.com By Jessica Corbett / Common Dreams As United Nations officials projected Tuesday that the civilian death toll from the Saudi-led coalition's strikes on Yemen will break records this month, Oxfam shared the group's difficulties providing aid in the war-torn country and urged action from the U.N. Security Council. "People are really struggling. Last night we had more airstrikes. …

Binoy Kampmark (2022-01-26). Off to the Supreme Court: Assange's Appeal Continues. dissidentvoice.org With December's High Court decision to overturn the lower court ruling against the extradition of Julian Assange to the United States, lawyers of the WikiLeaks founder immediately got busy. The next avenue of appeal, strewn less with gold than obstacles, would be to the Supreme Court. The central question remained: Should the publisher be extradited …

WSWS (2022-01-26). 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.

_____ (2022-01-26). Alert Africa: Get Ready for the Customary "Predatoriness" From the West. journal-neo.org I ran across an article in International Viewpoint entitled "Russia in Africa: mercenaries and predatoriness." The rarely used word "predatoriness" made me chuckle because of the irony, not the creative vocabulary of author Paul Marial. Before we continue, consulting Webster's seems appropriate: "predatoriness — noun (pred ∑a ∑to ∑ri ∑ness): the quality or state of being predatory" Though Martial's …

_____ (2022-01-26). Erdogan Works Up a Plan to Mend Ties with the US/EU. journal-neo.org Even though the Biden administration did not invite Erdogan to the "democracy summit", changing geo-political circumstances — in particular, the West (EU and the US) vs. Russia tensions around the former's bid to expand NATO to Ukraine — seem to have changed, at least in Turkey's eyes, Ankara's importance for the West. From being a …

Carlos Saavedra (2022-01-26). Movements and leaders have seasons—it's important to know which one you are in. nationofchange.org How we respond in this moment can define our next cycle, and with the wisdom of our ancestors to guide us, we can forge a new tradition of resilient and strategic leaders.

Dante Strobino (2022-01-26). In Virginia, workers honor Dr. King, rally for collective bargaining. workers.org On Jan. 18, the newly formed Virginia Beach City Workers Union, UE Local 111, and faith community supporters rallied before the city council demanding a real voice for safety, dignity, living wages and an end to institutional racism on the job. City workers from the Public Works, Public Utilities and . . . |

Editor2 (2022-01-26). The Economics of The Sandinista Revolution in 2022 (Interview). orinocotribune.com Nicaragua ended 2021 with extraordinary results in the economy, highly positive results in production and is leading economic growth in the region after three difficult years during which it faced a coup attempt, two devastating hurricanes, Covid-19 and permanent attempts by the United States and big capital to destroy the country's economy. | In Managua, we interviewed Minister of Finance, Ivan Acosta, on Nicaragua's model, regional economic integration and new prospects as Nicaragua and China seek cooperation after reestablishing relations in December. Kawsachun News' Camila Escalante sat down with Minister Aco…

Editor (2022-01-26). Solution to global inequality is socialism! workers.org Around the globe, billions of people are suffering incredible losses resulting from capitalism's inability and refusal to seriously address the COVID-19 pandemic. Millions have lost lives or loved ones. Families are houseless. Workers have been forced to choose between risking their health at minimum wage jobs and feeding their families, . . . |

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2022-01-26). Vice President Delcy Rodríguez: 'There is Something Wrong at the UN'. orinocotribune.com With a call for corrective measures to be taken within the United Nations (UN) on behalf of countries that suffer from unilateral coercive measures that violate fundamental rights—such as the illegal US economic blockade of Venezuela—Vice President Delcy Rodríguez defended Venezuela's position during UN's Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of human rights. | Rodríguez drew attention to the impact caused by the United States government's application of 502 illegal coercive economic measures issued against Venezuela over the course of the past five years. | "I think something is wrong, when in the same roo…

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2022-01-26). Vice President Delcy Rodríguez: 'There is Something Wrong at the UN'. orinocotribune.com With a call for corrective measures to be taken within the United Nations (UN) on behalf of countries that suffer from unilateral coercive measures that violate fundamental rights—such as the illegal US economic blockade of Venezuela—Vice President Delcy Rodríguez defended Venezuela's position during UN's Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of human rights. | Rodríguez drew attention to the impact caused by the United States government's application of 502 illegal coercive economic measures issued against Venezuela over the course of the past five years. | "I think something is wrong, when in the same roo…

Judy Greenspan (2022-01-26). COVID-19 and the prison abolition movement: A WW commentary. workers.org The current spike in COVID-19 infections among the incarcerated in prisons, jails and detention centers is not only alarming and life-threatening to tens of thousands of people, it is an urgent challenge for the prison abolition and prisoners' advocacy movement. We must build a movement from California to New York . . . |

Julia Conley (2022-01-26). As CTC ends, study says monthly payments boost baby brain activity. nationofchange.org "Policy impacts biology. It's past time we made the Child Tax Credit increases permanent."

Marissa Rodriguez (2022-01-26). Supreme Court allows Texas abortion ban to stand for the fourth time. liberationnews.org Clinics in states that border Texas have seen a massive influx of patients from Texas, resulting in weeks-long wait times for all patients since SB 8 became law.

Michael T. Hertz (2022-01-26). Will Sinema and Manchin continue to have Senate power? nationofchange.org If the Democrats were to boot them from the party as punishment, the Republicans would hold the majority.

Noor Lazkani (2022-01-26). Santa Cruz county workers force county to reach tentative agreement, avoiding ULP Strike. liberationnews.org "This agreement is an important step towards meeting the critical recovery needs of our community and workers"

Pavan Kulkarni (2022-01-26). 76 pro-democracy protesters killed in three months since the coup in Sudan. peoplesdispatch.org Three more protesters were shot dead and dozens were wounded by the security forces during the country-wide demonstrations against the coup on January 24. Protesters continue to barricade several neighborhoods and main roads.

Peoples Dispatch (2022-01-26). Alaa Abd El-Fattah is not defeated. peoplesdispatch.org Laila Soueif, Egyptian academic and activist and mother of Abd El-Fattah, talks to Vijay Prashad about the legacy of January 25, 2011, when protests broke out that would eventually overthrew Hosni Mubarak. While the promises of those days were ultimately betrayed and repression reigns today, Laila Soueif says the young people of Egypt cannot be controlled forever this way. | She also talks about her son's book, 'You Have Not Yet Been Defeated,' an ode to the endurance of Alaa's spirit and the power of resistance.

Richard S. Dunn (2022-01-26). Jamaica's Conservative Prime Minister Andrew Holness has Given Mining Giant Noranda Bauxite Concessions that Put Lush Regions of Country in Jeopardy. covertactionmagazine.com Jamaica's conservative prime minister, Andrew Holness, has given the non-ferrous metals mining company Noranda Bauxite, permission to carry out mining …

Sean Connolly (2022-01-26). Racist zoning is killing working class New Yorkers. liberationnews.org The recent Twin Parks fire in the Bronx, which killed 17 residents — including eight children — is a tragic example of a long history of neglect made possible by racist zoning laws.

Staff (2022-01-26). President Maduro: Federal Council's Priority Should be Public Services — Meets with Opposition Governors. orinocotribune.com On Monday, January 24, from the plenary of the Federal Council of Government, the President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, emphasized that the Council's priority should be the country's public services and economy. | The head of state estimated that of the investment allocated to governors and mayors, the resources should be distributed as follows: 35% to water, 25% to electricity, 20% on roads, 10% on gas, and 10% on solid waste. | "The priorities of this Federal Council of Government are already established," stated Maduro from Miraflores Palace. "The first is the economy, with great import. However, it must als…

Stella Levantesi (2022-01-26). EU scientists and politicians clash over gas and nuclear as 'sustainable' investments. nationofchange.org Scientific experts have reiterated what they have been saying since the beginning: gas and nuclear have no place in the taxonomy.

Steve Patt (2022-01-26). Havana Syndrome claims exposed…by the CIA! liberationnews.org NBC News: "CIA says 'Havana Syndrome' not result of sustained campaign by hostile power."

Ann Garrison (2022-01-26). How WHO Chief Tedros Violated UN Rules to Advance TPLF Interests in Ethiopia. orinocotribune.com By Ann Garrison and Simon Tesfamariam — Jan 18, 2022 | In leaked audio, UN staffers accuse World Health Organization Secretary-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of violating UN code to further the objectives of his political allies in Ethiopia's conflict | Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, World Health Organization (WHO) Secretary-General and overseer of the UN's global coronavirus response, has established a shadow relief operation that sidesteps the authority of Ethiopia's sovereign government and directly coordinates with his political allies in the country's civil war. | The alleged actions by Tedros, which h…

WSWS (2022-01-26). UK: Metropolitan Police launch Tory pandemic parties investigation. wsws.org The intervention by Met Commissioner Cressida Dick is indicative of the right-wing forces leading the "partygate" campaign to unseat Johnson.

Staff (2022-01-26). Iranian, Qatari FMs discuss regional issues, bilateral ties. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 26 (MNA) — The Iranian and Qatari foreign ministers discussed bilateral relations and regional issues and developments during a phone call.

Friends of Station 40 (2022-01-26). 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.

WSWS (2022-01-26). French high school students speak on COVID-19 pandemic: "The government waits without taking action… I find that cruel and sick." wsws.org WSWS reporters interviewed Laura, a high school student in the Paris suburbs, about her and her friends' experiences during the pandemic.

Uhuru Solidarity with Juice for Justice (2022-01-26). Sunday 2/6: Wine Tasting for Reparations. indybay.org City Slicker Farms | 2847 Peralta St, Oakland, CA 94608…

Kerry Smith (2022-01-26). Photos: Invasion Day 2022 — Always was, always will be Aboriginal land. greenleft.org.au The Invasion Day protest in Sydney drew several more thousand people than originally expected, reports Kerry Smith.

imperial.ac.uk (2022-01-26). Imperial launches science scholarships for Turkish students. imperial.ac.uk Imperial is launching a science scholarship for Turkish Masters students.

WSWS (2022-01-26). Former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko allowed to remain free in treason case amid war crisis. wsws.org Since his return to Kiev, Poroshenko has vocally backed NATO's escalation of tensions with Russia and attacked the Zelensky government for not being "decisive" enough and allegedly "financing Russia."

David Swanson (2022-01-26). The War Is Good For You Books Are Getting Weirder. warisacrime.org By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, January 26, 2022 Christopher Coker's Why War fits into a genre with Margaret MacMillan's War: How Conflict Shaped Us, Ian Morris's War: What Is It Good For?, and Neil deGrasse Tyson's Accessory to War. They make very different arguments for war, but have in common a general silliness so …

teleSUR, mcs, JDO (2022-01-26). Informan sobre leve recuperación de tráfico aéreo civil en 2021. telesurtv.net Las autoridades aéreas informas que el flujo de pasajeros se reactivó hasta alcanzar el 68 por ciento de los niveles anteriores a la Covid-19.

sputniknews (2022-01-26). Danish Lecturers Refuse to Teach, Compare COVID-19 Passports With WWII Jewish Stars. sputniknews.com Two dissenting teachers at Copenhagen Business School made disturbing parallels between the COVID-19 measures and World War II and expressed hope for a "Nuremberg 2.0", in which those responsible will be brought to justice like the Nazi leaders who were convicted for their complicity in the Holocaust and war crimes.

Staff (2022-01-26). NFL fiancee shocked by backlash for dousing freezing fans in champagne (VIDEO). rt.com The lover of star quarterback Patrick Mahomes could not believe fans were angry at being sprayed with champagne in the cold from a VIP box | The outspoken fiancee of NFL superstar Patrick Mahomes has claimed she has been attacked following accusations that she is out of touch after she was shown on camera spraying fans with champagne from a private box following an epic game. | Glamorous Brittany Matthews could not contain her joy as the Kansas City Chiefs secured a last-gasp 42-36 win over the Buffalo Bills at their home Arrowhead Stadium, with Mahomes providing a 64-yard touchdown with little more than a min…

WSWS (2022-01-26). UK: The sellout of the Stagecoach Yorkshire pay strike and the pseudo-left accomplices of Unite. wsws.org There is nothing militant, let alone socialist about these tendencies. They are the most conservative political force imaginable, dedicated to preventing the very break with the trade union apparatus on which any successful fightback depends.

Haymarket Books (2022-01-26). Monday 1/24: Defend Roe! No Abortion Bans! Defending & Extending Abortion Access Panel Discussion. indybay.org Online event…

Michael Harris (2022-01-26). 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.

Hendrik Sybrandy (2022-01-26). Fighting to become an Olympic athlete. america.cgtn.com With the Winter Olympics just around the corner, each country's roster of competitors is now pretty much set.

sputniknews (2022-01-26). Boris Johnson: Those Who Violate Ministerial Code Should Quit. sputniknews.com Boris Johnson had stated at PMQs in the Commons that those who break the ministerial code of conduct should resign.

ecns.cn (2022-01-26). China cuts 1.1 trln yuan of taxes, fees. ecns.cn China cut about 1.1 trillion yuan (173.9 billion U.S. dollars) of taxes and fees in 2021, the top tax authority said on Wednesday.

Kungu Al-Mahadi Adam (2022-01-26). Museveni: Uganda would be far if Amin had not wasted our time. plusnews.ug The former President of Uganda, Idi Amin slowed the rate at which the country was progressing in terms of economic and political growth, and had it not been him, Uganda would be far. This is according to President Yoweri Museveni. He says although Uganda's economy has grown 29 times since 1986 to the extent that …

Alex Bainbridge (2022-01-26). Socialist Alliance maintains electoral registration. greenleft.org.au The Socialist Alliance has managed to remain a registered political party, able to run in the federal elections with its party name and logo. Alex Bainbridge reports.

Staff (2022-01-26). Hymen repair surgery to be outlawed in UK. rt.com The UK government is criminalizing hymen reconstruction procedures to protect vulnerable women and girls | UK Minister for Care and Mental Health Gillian Keegan has confirmed the government will ban the "indefensible" cosmetic surgeries that are linked to conservative cultures. | Hymen repair surgery, known as hymenoplasty, is currently available in UK clinics for up to £3,000 ($4,055.79) and is catering to groups that value virginity before marriage. | The procedure is closely linked with virginity testing.The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that virginity testing is currently practiced in at…

imperial.ac.uk (2022-01-26). Q&A: How might fishing be impacting the carbon cycle?>. imperial.ac.uk Evidence is starting to build that fishing affects the way the ocean takes up carbon from the atmosphere, affecting climate change.

teleSUR, JGN (2022-01-26). Países reconocen avances de Venezuela en materia de DD.HH. pese a sanciones. telesurtv.net Delegados de Nicaragua, Nigeria, Irán y Arabia Saudita, entre otros, aplaudieron los esfuerzos del Gobierno venezolano por mejorar el bienestar económico de su pueblo.

ecns.cn (2022-01-26). UN chief calls for standing firm against hatred. ecns.cn United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on all people to stand firm against hate, amid rising antisemitism and other forms of religious bigotry.

teleSUR, yart, DRL (2022-01-26). FMI insta a El Salvador a eliminar curso legal del bitcóin. telesurtv.net El Gobierno salvadoreño impulsó la Ley Bitcóin en 2021 y de la Asamblea Legislativa se convirtió moneda de curso legal.

Staff (2022-01-26). SNB 61: Arrancó la fiesta. cubadebate.cu En una jornada donde se fabricaron dos jugadas de triple matanza y se propinaron un par de fueras de combate, uno de ellos por ventaja de 15 carreras en el quinto episodio, debutaron los 14 equipos que restaban en esta Serie Nacional número 61. Los Cocodrilos de Matanzas, no hay otra forma de decirlo, "mataron a palos" a los Elefantes de Cienfuegos.

sputniknews (2022-01-26). India Displays Military Might, Cultural Diversity in Delhi Parade on Republic Day — Photos, Videos. sputniknews.com Republic Day in India is celebrated every year on 26 January to mark the day on which the Constitution of the country came into effect. The Indian Constitution replaced the Government of India Act as the governing document of the country, and thus made the nation a republic.

Staff (2022-01-26). Humans not legally liable for self-driving cars — report. rt.com Law commissions in the UK have called for the government to introduce an Automated Vehicles Act to regulate the use of self-driving cars | A joint Calling on the UK government to pass a new Automated Vehicles Act, the commissions said there must be a "clear…

Sharon Akunda (2022-01-26). Brig Gen Isoke replaces Col Nakalema as Anti-Corruption head. plusnews.ug President Yoweri Museveni has appointed Brig Gen Henry Isoke to replace Col Edith Nakalema as the head of State house Anti-Corruption Unit, according to Yusuf Kirunda, the Deputy Presidential Press Secretary. "H.E the President has appointed Brig Gen Isoke Henry as the new head of the State House Anti-Corruption Unit replacing Col. Nakalema who is …

ecns.cn (2022-01-26). Gun violence in U.S. has grown into a tumor of society: FM Spokesperson. ecns.cn Gun violence in the U.S. has grown into a tumor of society, a Chinese FM Spokesperson said on Tuesday, adding that compounded with grave problems including the unchecked pandemic, drug proliferation and racial discrimination, gun violence has become a serious systemic human rights issue.

Kairos Center & Poor People's Campaign (2022-01-26). Thursday 1/27: Reframing the Right to Welfare Discussion on Twitter Spaces. indybay.org Online via Twitter Spaces…

sputniknews (2022-01-26). GT: US Plots to Authorise Departure of Staff From Embassies in China Over Epidemic Ahead of Olympics. sputniknews.com The US Department of State is mulling to approve embassies and consulates to authorise the departure of their US employees in China, citing reasons for "China's epidemic situation," a source familiar with the matter told the Global Times on Tuesday.

Staff (2022-01-26). California city first in US to mandate liability insurance for gun owners. rt.com The law passed by the city council is likely to be challenged in court on constitutionality grounds | The San Jose city council has passed a bill that will require gun owners to pay an annual fee and purchase liability insurance policies. | The piece of legislation was O…

ecns.cn (2022-01-26). Ambassador Qin Gang sends Chinese new year greetings to NBA teams and wishes best performances for both Chinese and American teams at Beijing Winter Olympics. ecns.cn On January 25, Chinese Ambassador Qin Gang delivered a video message in the NBA game between the Washington Wizards and the Los Angeles Clippers, wishing both teams and their fans a happy Chinese New Year, and also wishing both Team China and Team USA best performances in the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics.

Mark Niu (2022-01-26). Theranos fraud drops cloud over tech industry. america.cgtn.com Earlier this month, tech entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes was found guilty on four counts of fraud stemming from the rise and fall of her billion-dollar blood-testing company Theranos.

Staff (2022-01-26). Minister reveals what could prevent full Partygate report being published. rt.com Liz Truss claims "security issues" may make the report "problematic to publish" | Speaking to Sky News on Wednesday, the Foreign Secretary suggested that Sue Gray's full report into the Partygate scandal may never be published. | Gray's investigation is expected this week despite the Met Police opening their own probe into a "a number of events" held at Downing Street which potentially breached Covid restrictions in place at the time. | The senior civil servant was trusted to lead an inquiry into whether UK PM Boris Johnson had broken his own rules when attending a series of gatherings within Downing Street.

ecns.cn (2022-01-26). 8th batch of China-donated COVID-19 vaccines arrives in Laos. ecns.cn The eighth batch of China-donated COVID-19 vaccines has arrived here and has been handed over to Lao authorities.

teleSUR, JGN (2022-01-26). Periodistas en México exigen justicia para colegas asesinados. telesurtv.net El presidente mexicano ordenó que se lleve a cabo una profunda investigación sobre el homicidio de Lourdes Maldonado.

ecns.cn (2022-01-26). China publishes five-year plan for construction industry. ecns.cn China unveiled a development plan on Tuesday for its construction industry over the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-2025) to push the pillar sector of the country's economy onto a greener, smarter and safer path.

Kungu Al-Mahadi Adam (2022-01-26). Museveni commissions 111km Hoima-Butiaba-Wanseko road. plusnews.ug President Yoweri Museveni has commissioned the Hoima-Butiaba-Wanseko road project seeking to improve road infrastructure within the Oil exploration zones of the Albertine region of Uganda. The 111Km Hoima Butiaba Wanseko road project lies under package II of the oil roads and it is part of the government effort of improving the road network within the …

WSWS (2022-01-26). "We are striking for our very existence"—Maharashtra state transit worker tells WSWS in 12th week of militant job action. wsws.org More than 75,000 Maharashtra intercity transit workers are defying government threats, management reprisals, and their ostensible union representatives, and continuing their now almost three-month-long strike.

Ben Radford (2022-01-26). Honduras: Leftist Xiomara Castro to be sworn in as president. greenleft.org.au Leftist Libertad y Refundación (Libre) party candidate Xiomara Castro de Zelaya won November's presidential elections in Honduras with 51% of the vote — the highest proportion of votes for a presidential candidate in Honduran history, reports Ben Radford.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-01-26). 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…

ecns.cn (2022-01-26). Twin cities of China and Russia celebrate upcoming Chinese New Year. ecns.cn More than 50 college students from seven countries participated in an activity jointly held by Heihe in China's Heilongjiang and the Amur State University in Russia's Blagoveshchensk to celebrate the upcoming Chinese New Year, or the Spring Festival, said Heihe local authorities on Wednesday.

ecns.cn (2022-01-26). Cities of Culture: Zhangjiakou. ecns.cn Zhangjiakou, the co-host city of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics located in the northwestern part of Hebei Province, is more than just a ski resort.

teleSUR, yart, JDO (2022-01-26). Ecuatorianas reclaman ley de aborto para víctimas de violación. telesurtv.net La Corte Constitucional despenalizó el aborto para casos de violación, pero aún existe impunidad para los agresores.

teleSUR- jaa, JL (2022-01-26). Registran erupción del volcán Rincón de la Vieja en Costa Rica. telesurtv.net El volcán Rincón de la Vieja y el Turrialba son dos de los cinco colosos activos en el país que han registrado explosiones en las últimas semanas.

sputniknews (2022-01-26). Russian ECHR Envoy: Place From Where Missile Launched That Downed MH17 Was Controlled By Kiev. sputniknews.com STRASBOURG (Sputnik) – Russia is confident that a place from where a missile that downed the MH17 plane was allegedly launched was controlled by Ukrainian forces, Russia's representative to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), Mikhail Vinogradov, said.

sputniknews (2022-01-26). CNN Labels Ukrainian City of Kharkiv as Part of Russia – Video. sputniknews.com The misleading label appeared on CNN International's show on Tuesday, when anchor Christiane Amanpour spoke to NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg about the latest developments in the Russia-NATO row over Ukraine.

sputniknews (2022-01-26). Austria Says Nord Stream 2 Not Europe's Only Lever to Sanction Russia, Urges Cooperation. sputniknews.com VIENNA (Sputnik) – The yet-to-be-launched Russian-led Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline is not the only lever Europe could pull to punish Russia in the event of aggression against Ukraine, but common security on the European continent requires cooperation with Moscow, Austrian Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg said on Wednesday.

Staff (2022-01-26). Johnson 'ambushed with cake' excuse prompts jibes & memes. rt.com Conservative MP Conor Burns, a long-time ally of Boris Johnson, says the PM's birthday party was a surprise one | Speaking to Channel 4 News on Tuesday evening, Conservative MP Conor Burns defended Prime Minister Boris Johnson over the recent allegation that he broke his own Covid-19 restrictions when receiving a birthday cake in 2020. | The revelation that Johnson was presented with a cake by colleagues in June 2020 is the latest in a series of alleged incidents, dubbed 'Partygate', in which the PM supposedly broke the rules. | On Tuesday, Burns reiterated the government's insistence that the cake-giving wasn…

WSWS (2022-01-26). Macron calls to introduce massive US-style university tuition fees in France. wsws.org The French president's proposal to launch "American-style" tuition fees reflects his broader policy of intensifying social inequality in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

ecns.cn (2022-01-26). Profits of Chinese SOEs surge 30.1 pct in 2021. ecns.cn The combined profits of China's state-owned enterprises (SOEs) surged 30.1 percent year on year to nearly 4.52 trillion yuan (about 715 billion U.S. dollars) in 2021, official data showed Wednesday.

WSWS (2022-01-26). Australian epidemiologists call for global action to eliminate COVID-19. wsws.org The urgent appeal by three distinguished epidemiologists reflects the growing opposition of principled medical scientists, doctors and health workers to the "let it rip" response of governments to the pandemic.

sputniknews (2022-01-26). Qatar Reportedly Has 'Little Spare Capacity' for EU Amid US Search for Alternatives to Russian Gas. sputniknews.com On Tuesday, Biden press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters that the White House was "working to identify additional volumes of gas" for Europe from North Africa, the Middle East, Asia and the United States in the event of a drop in Russian supplies amid the Ukraine crisis.

WSWS (2022-01-26). German officials cut back on contact tracing and testing amid largest COVID-19 wave. wsws.org All parties in Germany's federal parliament, the Bundestag, are cooperating closely to remove the remaining obstacles to the pandemic and to infect the population with the Omicron variant of the coronavirus.

Hendrik Sybrandy (2022-01-26). Climate change impacts U.S. wildfires. america.cgtn.com Investigators in Colorado are looking into the possibility that spontaneous combustion inside an abandoned underground coal mine may have triggered the most destructive fire in the state's history.

sputniknews (2022-01-26). REC Approves First 10 Companies to Participate in Agribusiness Promotion Programme. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Russian Export Centre JSC (part of VEB.RF Group) has approved the first 10 candidates at this year's first meeting of the REC's expert commission for selecting companies to place their products in permanent demonstration and tasting pavilions abroad.

Paulo Cabral (2022-01-26). SaÃÉo Paulo opens winter sport practice venue. america.cgtn.com Fans of sports in Sà£o Paulo, Brazil will have a special venue to watch and practice sports on ice during the Beijing Winter Olympics.

sputniknews (2022-01-26). Apple Gets Restraining Order Against Woman Who Reportedly Stalked Tim Cook, Emailed Loaded Gun Pics. sputniknews.com Apple CEO Tim Cook, who receives alerts when he's tagged on Twitter, first learned in late 2020 that he was the subject of an obsession by a woman using the surname name "Cook" who claimed she was his wife and he was father to her twins. The suspect tweeted about the purported relationship a dozen times on Halloween in 2020.

Staff (2022-01-26). Ministra de Finanzas y Precios: Transformar la gestión de los presupuestos, con mayor participación popular e innovación. cubadebate.cu Las limitaciones que deberá enfrentar la economía este año, que mantiene las complejidades de la crisis mundial agravada por la pandemia, unida al recrudecimiento del bloqueo, son retos que también se reflejan en el presupuesto estatal. De los desafíos en la gestión de esos dineros en los municipios y el uso de la ciencia y la innovación en la actividad contable, habló en la Mesa Redonda la ministra de Finanzas y Precios, Meisi Bolaños Weiss.

Staff (2022-01-26). No NATO member prepared for large-scale deployment to Ukraine, UK PM admits. rt.com Boris Johnson's comments come as tensions run high on the Russian-Ukrainian border | Not a single member of NATO is ready to send a large fighting force to Ukraine in the event of a Russian invasion, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has told MPs. | Addressing parliament on Tuesday, Johnson said that "the British Army leads the NATO battle group in Estonia, and if Russia invades Ukraine, we would look to contribute to any new NATO deployments to protect our allies in Europe." | However, the Prime Minister stated that while "many people would yearn to send active, physical support in the form of NATO troops…

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2022-01-26). Comienza la Feria Internacional del Libro 2022 en Egipto. telesurtv.net La feria regresa luego de que su última edición se realizara en junio de 2021 debido a la pandemia de la Covid-19.

ecns.cn (2022-01-26). COVID-19 tests ensure health and safety at Beijing 2022: official. ecns.cn COVID-19 tests during the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games comply with international standards and will ensure the health and safety of athletes and stakeholders to the maximum extent, said Beijing 2022 organizers on Tuesday.

teleSUR, DRL, JDO (2022-01-26). Cesan a ministro guatemalteco en medio de paro del transporte. telesurtv.net Alejandro Giammattei removió al ministro de Gobernación, tras días de protestas de los transportistas en todo el país.

Toward increased Networking (2022-01-26). 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.

Lynda Carson (2022-01-26). Oakland, a city at war with itself. indybay.org Oakland Is A Tale Of Two Cities – A City At War With Itself, Targeting The Poor For Displacement, While Subsidizing The Rich!

Staff (2022-01-26). NASA afirma que erupción volcánica en Tonga fue más potente que la bomba de Hiroshima. cubadebate.cu La erupción volcánica en Tonga que provocó un tsunami fue cientos de veces más poderosa que la bomba atómica que Estados Unidos lanzó sobre Hiroshima durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial, afirmó la NASA. La erupción "borró" una isla volcánica al norte de la capital de Tonga, Nuku'alofa, agregó la agencia recientemente.

sputniknews (2022-01-26). UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Takes Questions From MPs Amid 'Partygate' Row. sputniknews.com Earlier this week, the Metropolitan Police said they would investigate the lockdown parties held at Johnson's office.

William L. Acosta (2022-01-26). Cops and community; 5 imperatives for New York City's 5 boroughs. indybay.org

WSWS (2022-01-26). COVID-19 cases spread across the Pacific. wsws.org A social catastrophe is developing as the Omicron strain sweeps into small Pacific island countries that previously avoided the COVID-19 pandemic.

teleSUR- lvm, JL (2022-01-26). Alertan que durante 2021 asesinaron a 318 mujeres en Honduras. telesurtv.net De acuerdo al estudio cuantitativo, el 68.9 por ciento de las víctimas murieron por arma de fuego.

David Giesen (2022-01-26). 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)…

Strike Debt Bay Area (2022-01-26). 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.

sputniknews (2022-01-26). 'PartyGate' Probe 'Has Pics of BoJo Next to Wine Bottles' at Lockdown-Breaching Bashes. sputniknews.com After Metropolitan Police Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick revealed in a news briefing on Tuesday that the force was investigating "a number of events" at Downing Street for potential breaches of COVID-19 regulations, Boris Johnson told the Commons yesterday that he welcomed the probe that would "help draw a line under matters".

ecns.cn (2022-01-26). Gov't gets tough on developers' eco-violations. ecns.cn Amid downward economic pressure, China's central environmental inspection has shown no leniency toward environmental violations in property development, an industry that for years has been a major economic driver for the country.

WSWS (2022-01-26). OSHA fines auto parts maker $25,000 for two COVID deaths, while leaving the big fish off the hook. wsws.org Sanoh America's Findlay, Ohio, facility had one-third of its workforce contract the virus and two deaths. OSHA slapped it with a paltry fine of $26,527 as the price of doing business.

sputniknews (2022-01-26). '45th and 47th': Trump Hints at Future Presidential Bid in Viral Golf Video. sputniknews.com While Trump did appear to suggest that he is going to become the next president after Joe Biden, he did not mention – not in the video in question, at least – when exactly it is going to occur.

Global Research News (2022-01-26). Selected Articles: #TruckersConvoy2022. globalresearch.ca Dear Readers, | As everyone faces difficult times, the company which deals with the fulfillment of book sales on behalf of Global Research is no longer able to provide its services. We are unfortunately suspending the sale of print books until …

Staff (2022-01-26). Will fears of 'Russian invasion' of Ukraine obliterate world financial markets? rt.com Global financial markets are pricing in geopolitical risk amid US claims of rising tensions between Russia and Ukraine | NATO announced this week it was putting forces on standby and reinforcing Eastern Europe with more ships and fighter jets, as the US continues to accuse Russia of gearing up to invade Ukraine. Moscow has repeatedly denied planning to attack its neighbor, with the Kremlin insisting Russian forces are not preparing for war. | How are global markets reacting to the crisis? | Volatility has gripped the global equity markets, which saw a widespread sell-off this week, as fears of conflict rattled…

Families Belong Together (2022-01-26). Monday 1/24: End Family Separation Now! Justice for Families Campaign Call to Action on Zoom. indybay.org Online event…

ecns.cn (2022-01-26). China issues opinion to ease market access in Shenzhen. ecns.cn China on Wednesday unveiled an opinion on relaxing market access in the country's southern metropolis Shenzhen, as part of efforts to further promote reform and opening-up of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.

A Guest Author (2022-01-26). U.S. puts Europe in the trenches against the invented enemy. workers.org By Manlio Dinucci Published Jan. 25 in Il Manifesto, in the author's "Art of War" column. "As a precautionary measure against a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine," the U.S. State Department ordered the evacuation of family members and part of the staff from the U.S. Embassy in Kiev, which with . . . |

WSWS (2022-01-26). New Zealand schools and public transport will be breeding grounds for Omicron infections. wsws.org The WSWS spoke to parents and a bus driver who outlined the dangerous conditions in schools and workplaces, which will contribute to the deadly COVID-19 variant spreading rapidly throughout the country.

ecns.cn (2022-01-26). Freight train service benefits from quick custom clearance. ecns.cn A China-Freight train carrying 100 TEUs of goods left the multi-modal transport center in Qingdao, Shandong Province for Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, on Wednesday.

ecns.cn (2022-01-26). Taiwan's DPP urged to stop detainment of mainland fishing boats. ecns.cn A mainland spokesperson on Wednesday urged the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) authority in Taiwan to immediately stop seizing and detaining mainland fishing boats.

ecns.cn (2022-01-26). Culture Fact: Traditional Spring Festival customs(2). ecns.cn According to the traditional schedule of Chinese New Year preparation, cleaning is done on this day. All vessels, curtains, beddings and every corner need to be cleaned, and people hope to welcome the festival in a clean environment.

WSWS (2022-01-26). British Columbia university students hold walkout to protest unsafe return to in-person classes. wsws.org Dozens of university students at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby walked out Monday, on the first day of in-person learning after the holiday break.

WSWS (2022-01-26). Late-January wildfire erupts near Big Sur, California. wsws.org Due to the impact of climate change, the wildfire "season" in California has been extended throughout the entire year.

Staff (2022-01-26). Disney apologetic after Peter Dinklage's rant on 'Latina Snow White' hypocrisy. rt.com The actor said the woke marketing of the remake makes no sense for a story about dwarfs "living in a cave" | Disney cast Rachel Zegler to star as the titular character in the upcoming live action remake of the classic 1938 animation 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs', opposite Gal Gadot's Evil Queen. | The studio's touting of representation as a selling point of the feature film, however, appeared hypocritical to Peter Dinklage. | "Literally no offense to anyone, but I was a little taken aback when they were very proud to cast a Latina actress as Snow White — but you're still telling the story of Snow Whit…

Kungu Al-Mahadi Adam (2022-01-26). Uganda hosts second IGAD water dialogue forum. plusnews.ug Uganda is hosting the second Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Water Dialogue Forum which started on Tuesday January 25 in Entebbe and will be concluded tomorrow January 27. It is running under the theme Groundwater for Resilience. The forum which is organized by the IGAD Department of Agriculture and Environment is discussing the axis of …

ecns.cn (2022-01-26). Taiwan youth winter camp opens. ecns.cn A winter camp for Taiwan youth opened on Monday in advance of the upcoming 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.

Staff (2022-01-26). Iranian President Raeisi felicitates India on National Day. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 26 (MNA) — In separate messages to the President and Prime Minister of India, the Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi congratulated the Indian Government and people on the National Day of the Republic of India.

Staff (2022-01-26). Ante la COVID-19, unirnos y cuidarnos entre todos. cubadebate.cu Nuestras vacunas han hecho posible que Cuba asuma de modo muy particular y en positivo los embates de la pandemia, pero el arma de mayor alcance sigue siendo la responsabilidad. Así trascendió este martes en una jornada de reflexiones sobre la lucha contra la COVID-19, la cual estuvo encabezada por presidente Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez.

Staff (2022-01-26). UK politics labeled a 'presidential system'. rt.com Jacob Rees-Mogg says if Boris Johnson is toppled as Tory leader, his successor should call a general election | As Boris Johnson loyalists circle their wagons around the embattled prime minister, the leader of the party's parliamentary faction has argued the UK's political system is not what it seems on paper. The nation is actually closer to having a US-style arrangement, Jacob Rees-Mogg says, so if Johnson is removed as the leader of the Conservative Party, his successor should seek a new mandate to govern from the public through a general election. | The top MP made his case during an interview with BBC Two…

WSWS (2022-01-26). Thousands of couriers at Turkey's largest e-commerce platform Trendyol launch wildcat strike for wages. wsws.org Skyrocketing living costs and the thousands of preventable deaths caused by the homicidal response of governments around the world to the COVID-19 pandemic are driving growing sections of the working class into struggle.

teleSUR, JL (2022-01-26). Denuncian asesinato de líder social en el Putumayo, Colombia. telesurtv.net Colombia registra 11 líderes sociales y diez masacres perpetradas en los 25 días del 2022.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-26). Briefing on Iran's daily developments. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 26 (MNA) — The following are the Islamic Republic of Iran's latest developments in the last 24 hours.

Center for Biological Diversity (2022-01-26). 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…

Staff (2022-01-26). Study explains how to get 'super immunity' to Covid. rt.com "Amazingly high" immune response discovered in fully jabbed people who also caught the disease | Fully vaccinated people who catch Covid, as well as those who had the disease prior to the jabs, get rewarded with the best immune responses, a new Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) researchers took samples from 10…

Rhythmix Cultural Works (2022-01-26). Thursday 3/3: Making Noise: The Evolution of Music Making. indybay.org on Zoom…

_____ (2022-01-26). Does the US Intend to Trigger a Bacteriological War? journal-neo.org Amid the unrelenting threat posed by secret US bio-labs against Russia, China and several post-Soviet republics in Central Asia, a number of news reports in recent days in the Western media have unwittingly drawn attention. On the one hand, the US as well as the British media have acknowledged in numerous statements by their experts …

WSWS (2022-01-26). As pandemic rages across the EU, WHO Regional Director for Europe proclaims pandemic "endgame" wsws.org The effort to normalize COVID-19 infections and deaths in Europe and the US is not driven by science or public health but by economic considerations.

WSWS (2022-01-26). Anti-vaccine zealots join with fascist militia forces at D.C. rally to oppose all COVID-19 public health measures. wsws.org Promoted by Fox News, the sparsely attended event promoted fascistic, anti-Semitic and anti-scientific conspiracy theories.

Staff (2022-01-26). EU split over plan for colossal sanctions against Russia — media. rt.com Brussels is reportedly working on plans to hit Russia's currency operations, trade, and access to technology | The EU is currently working on a package of sanctions that would curb Russia's ability to convert currency, impose trade bans, and restrict access to "key technology" in the event Moscow orders an invasion of Ukraine, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing officials close to the process. | Cutting the country off from the SWIFT international payment system and placing sanctions on its energy exports were said to also still be on the table. | Western nations are developing a response to what they say co…

sputniknews (2022-01-26). Watch Indian Troops Celebrating Republic Day by Performing Unique Ski March in -20 C Weather. sputniknews.com The Indo-Tibetan Border Police, created on 24 October 1962 in the wake of the Sino-India War of 1962, is India's primary border patrol organisation for its border with China's Tibet Autonomous Region. It is one of the five Central Armed Police Forces of India.

Staff (2022-01-26). Maximum pressure campaign an abject failure. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 26 (MNA) — US State Department Spokesman Ned Price describes the maximum pressure campaign against Iran as an abject failure.

sputniknews (2022-01-26). Two More Men Arrested in UK Over Texas Synagogue Standoff. sputniknews.com LONDON (Sputnik) – Two more men have been arrested in Manchester, northern England, as part of the ongoing investigation into the attack carried out by a British citizen against a synagogue in Texas on 15 January, the UK counter-terror police said on Wednesday.

teleSUR, yart, JDO (2022-01-26). Gobierno de Daniel Ortega goza del 70 % de aprobación popular. telesurtv.net Daniel Ortega fue reelecto en 2021 para su cuarto mandato consecutivo por el 75 por ciento de los votantes de Nicaragua.

Sue Bull (2022-01-26). What solutions for labour shortages? greenleft.org.au Labour shortages give unions a stronger bargaining position. Sue Bull argues they need to argue against racist and nationalistic tropes that migrant workers steal Australians' jobs, while defending workplace safety, wages and conditions.

Federico Fuentes (2022-01-26). 'Millions have their hopes set on a Bolsonaro defeat': An interview with Brazilian socialist Roberto Robaina. greenleft.org.au Green Left speaks to Socialism and Freedom Party (PSOL) leader Roberto Robaina about Jair Bolsonaro's extreme right project, the upcoming elections and how Brazil might fit into the new wave of left governments in the region.

sputniknews (2022-01-26). UK Developing Bill to Tighten Sanctions Against Russia That Will Be Presented in Coming Days. sputniknews.com Tensions between NATO and Russia have been rising in recent months, with the West accusing Moscow of plotting an "invasion" of Ukraine, a claim Russia has vehemently denied as groundless.

United Against War, Militarism (2022-01-26). 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…

ecns.cn (2022-01-26). Landmark of Beijing 2022 completed. ecns.cn The Haituo Tower, located in Yanqing area of Beijing Winter Olympic Games, is completed on Jan. 25, 2022.

sputniknews (2022-01-26). Kremlin: US Calls for Anti-Putin Sanctions Are 'Politically Destructive'. sputniknews.com Earlier, US President Joe Biden said that President Putin would face "sanctions he has never seen" in the event that he decides to "invade" Ukraine.

teleSUR- lvm, JL (2022-01-26). Irán reitera que retoma Acuerdo Nuclear si EE.UU. levanta sanciones. telesurtv.net "Si las partes están listas para levantar las sanciones opresivas contra la nación iraní, hay oportunidad para cualquier tipo de acuerdo", dijo el presidente.

WSWS (2022-01-26). Workers at the General Motors Corvette Assembly Plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky overwhelmingly reject UAW-backed local agreement. wsws.org Workers have been forced to remain on the job without a local agreement since 2019.

teleSUR, mcs, JL (2022-01-26). Reportan ocho internos asesinados en cárcel de Colima, México. telesurtv.net Las autoridades informan que las investigaciones en torno al hecho aún están en curso.

WSWS (2022-01-26). Amid Ukraine crisis, US Navy stages war games in South China Sea. wsws.org These provocative exercises involving two US aircraft carrier strike groups clearly indicate that the Pentagon's war planners recognise that any conflict with Russia could quickly embroil China.

teleSUR, DRL, JDO (2022-01-26). Facebook censura página de cadena noticiosa iraní HispanTV. telesurtv.net Esta es el más reciente episodio contra el medio persa. Antes le han eliminado las cuentas en Youtube e Instagram.

Lister (2022-01-26). 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…

sputniknews (2022-01-26). You Can Get $1 Million From NASA for Solving Space Feeding Conundrum. sputniknews.com NASA has long been facing the challenge of feeding astronauts during multiyear space expeditions, such as future missions to Mars, as pre-packaged food loses its nutritional value over time.

teleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-01-26). Rusia marca las directrices en sus negociaciones con Occidente. telesurtv.net Ante la Duma, Serguéi Lavrov subrayó que la estabilidad depende de la respuesta de Occidente ante las legítimas peticiones de Rusia.

April Lanuza (2022-01-26). Aid organizations rally to help Tonga. america.cgtn.com The United Nations is warning Tonga will need sustained support to recover from its disaster, adding that resources on the ground are simply not enough.

teleSUR- jaa -HIM (2022-01-26). Presidente chino y líder del COI dialogan sobre cita olímpica. telesurtv.net Panam Sports reportó asistencia récord de naciones y atletas panamericanos.

Staff (2022-01-26). UAE should expect bigger attacks if invading Yemen continues. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 26 (MNA) — Yemen's Minister of Foreign Affairs stated that If the aggressor countries want the Yemeni attacks to stop, they first must stop their aggression and make peace.

Labor rise for sustainability (2022-01-26). Friday 2/4: Transit Equity Day – Join Bay Area-wide lunchtime zoom event & action! indybay.org register for zoom meeting bit.ly/Transitequity

ecns.cn (2022-01-26). IOC vice president Ng sees Olympics as bridges, not walls. ecns.cn Politicizing the Olympic Games will come to no avail but affect thousands of athletes who have spent years or even their lives preparing for the games.

Staff (2022-01-26). Las 3 del día: Lo que fue noticia este 25 de enero (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu Como en cada jornada estamos en el podcast "Las 3 del día" con un resumen de lo que ha sucedido en las últimas 24 horas. Conecta tus audífonos o escúchanos en altavoz. Aquí repasamos las noticias de este 25 de enero. Dale play.

WSWS (2022-01-26). More than a quarter of Los Angeles students are out sick amid Omicron surge. wsws.org As the Los Angeles Unified School District enters the third week of the spring semester, coronavirus cases continue to explode throughout student and staff populations.

ecns.cn (2022-01-26). Mainland welcomes Taiwan performers for Spring Festival shows: Official. ecns.cn A Chinese mainland spokesperson on Wednesday welcomed Taiwan artists to participate in the diverse performances held across the mainland during the upcoming Spring Festival holiday.

Rhythmix Cultural Works (2022-01-26). Saturday 3/12: Mardi Gras Magic with CHELLE! & Friends. indybay.org Rhythmix Cultural Works | 2513 Blanding Ave, Alameda, CA 94501…

Fight Back (2022-01-26). Rally for Palestine in downtown Dallas. fightbacknews.org Dallas, TX – On January 23, around 100 people showed up at Civic Garden Park in downtown Dallas to protest the continuing eviction of the Palestinian neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah in East Jerusalem and the continued blockade of Gaza. They also called attention to the "afforestation campaign" by the Jewish National Fund in the Al-Naqab Desert, which is intended to displace Palestinian Bedouin communities living in the region. | The protest was called by the Palestinian Youth Movement and cosponsored by Students for Justice in Palestine at University of Texas at Dallas, American Muslims for Palestine, MAS-PACE Dal…

Fight Back (2022-01-26). DPKK will not give up right to self defense. fightbacknews.org According to a January 14 report from the Korean Central News Agency, the Foreign Ministry of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) said that that north Korea would continue to take measures to defend itself against the U.S. and other hostile powers. | The DPRK Foreign Ministry said, "The U.S. is coming out provocative again, finding fault with the DPRK's exercise of its right to self-defense. The DPRK's recent development of new-type weapon was just part of its efforts for modernizing its national defense capability. It did not target any specific country or force and it did not do any harm…

teleSUR- jaa -HIM (2022-01-26). Preocupa a Rusia aumento de tensión de EE.UU respecto a Ucrania. telesurtv.net Rusia considera que todo depende de las respuestas que dé Estados Unidos a su propuesta de seguridad.

ecns.cn (2022-01-26). 17-member delegation representing Chinese Taipei register for Beijing Games. ecns.cn A delegation of 17, including five athletes, will represent Chinese Taipei to participate in the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games that will open on Feb 4, the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council said on Wednesday.

teleSUR- jaa -HIM (2022-01-26). OMS pide a Argentina datos sobre vacunas Sputnik-V y Cansino. telesurtv.net La OMS también solicitó los datos de la vacuna anticovid Sinopharm pediátrica.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-01-26). 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…

ecns.cn (2022-01-26). 2026 host Italy expects good performance in Beijing Olympics. ecns.cn Italy is poised to build on a record-setting success at last Summer Olympics, said Giovanni Malago, president of the Italian National Olympic Committee.

sputniknews (2022-01-26). 1 in 4 Holocaust Survivors in Israel Live in Poverty, State Does Little to Help. sputniknews.com Although 54,000 victims are getting an assistance package worth up to $2,000 per month, the vast majority are forced to live off a stipend of roughly $105, a drop in the ocean given Israel's high living expenses.

David Giesen (2022-01-26). Saturday 1/29: A walking tour through the Tenderloin and Union Square neighborhoods. indybay.org American Youth Hostel | 312 Mason Street | San Francisco | (meet in the lobby)…

Staff (2022-01-26). millions of under 12 Iranian to get COVID vaccine. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 26 (MNA) — Iran's Ministry of Health Official Mohammad Mehdi Gooya announced that Iranian children of the age 9-12 can receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

teleSUR, HIM (2022-01-26). Conozca las metas del Gobierno de Xiomara Castro en Honduras. telesurtv.net Empoderar a la mujer y defender los Derechos Humanos de toda la ciudadanía, así como generar empleos, estarán entre las prioridades gubernamentales.

ecns.cn (2022-01-26). Aroma of cured meat fills SW China's Guizhou. ecns.cn Workers prepare preserved meat and sausages at a workshop in Guanzhuang Village, southwest China's Guizhou Province, as the Chinese New Year approaches.

sputniknews (2022-01-26). Why Are UK's Buried Treasures, Like a Roman Toilet Seat and the Oldest Written Letter Under Threat? sputniknews.com Archeological excavations at Vindolanda, a Roman fort south of Hadrian's Wall in northern England, noted for the discovery of wooden leaf-Vindolanda tablets — at the time the oldest surviving handwritten documents in Britain — have also uncovered the world's oldest boxing gloves and the oldest handwritten message by a woman found anywhere.

Staff (2022-01-26). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on January 26. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 26 (MNA) — Mehr News Agency takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Wednesday, January 26.

Staff (2022-01-26). Remembering Badran Jaber: A Life in Revolution. samidoun.net Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network salutes the revolutionary life of Badran Jaber, veteran of the Palestinian liberation struggle, upon his passing on 25 January 2022. Jaber, a leader and co-founder of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, was a symbol of the Palestinian prisoners' movement. He was repeatedly arrested, interrogated and imprisoned in …

sputniknews (2022-01-26). 73rd Republic Day: Indian Celebs Share Their Thoughts on Democracy. sputniknews.com To mark the formation of the Indian Constitution on 26 January 1950, Republic Day is celebrated every year across the country. A large parade happens in the capital city of Delhi, showcasing the rich cultural heritage and diversity of every state and India's military prowess.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-01-26). 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…

sputniknews (2022-01-26). Stored Blood Samples Reveal COVID-19 May Have Reached Norway As Early as 2019. sputniknews.com According to Norwegian researchers, the "very surprising" findings from the same time the disease was officially discovered in China "change the history of the corona pandemic both in Norway and in the entire world".

imperial.ac.uk (2022-01-26). Podcast: The marine carbon cycle, teaching robots, and a mental health zine. imperial.ac.uk In this edition: How fishing may impact the carbon cycle, how to teach a robot to make toast, and sharing research in the form of a short magazine.

ecns.cn (2022-01-26). Argentine president to attend Beijing Winter Olympics opening ceremony. ecns.cn Argentine President Alberto Fernandez will attend the opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympics and visit China from Feb. 4 to 6, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian said on Wednesday.

teleSUR, mcs, JGN (2022-01-26). Ecuador presentará ley para fortalecer la Fuerza Pública. telesurtv.net Las autoridades ecuatorianas precisaron que entre los ejes de la normativa figura el uso progresivo de la fuerza.

teleSUR -HIM (2022-01-26). Venezuela y China fortalecen relaciones en áreas estratégicas. telesurtv.net Gracias al apoyo del Gobierno chino el 85% de la población venezolana fue inmunizada con el fármaco Sinopharm desarrollado por el país asiático.

Plus News (2022-01-26). Ethiopia readies to host 35th AU Summit next month. plusnews.ug Preparations are in top gear as Ethiopia readies to host the African Union (AU) Ministerial and Heads of State and Government Sessions scheduled for early next month. The 40th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council (Ministerial Session) will be held on February 2 and 3, 2022, and the 35th ordinary Session of the AU Assembly …

ecns.cn (2022-01-26). China's spending on R&D reaches new high in 2021. ecns.cn China's spending on research and development (R&D) hit a new high of 2.44 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP) in 2021, up 0.03 percentage points from the previous year, official data showed Wednesday.

Staff (2022-01-26). Calls to boycott Starbucks brew as it scraps vaccine mandate. rt.com Coffee giant's decision to reverse vaccine requirement for employees sparks backlash from some patrons and workers | The world-famous coffee giant Starbucks has come under fire for scrapping the Covid-19 vaccine mandate, with calls to 'boycott Starbucks' flooding social media. | Both customers and Starbucks baristas say they refuse to support a place, no matter how iconic, which does not require employee vaccinations. | "Who wants unvaccinated people handling your food and drinks?"

sputniknews (2022-01-26). US Companies Urge Biden to Consider 'Wind-Down Periods' to Dodge 'Spillover' From Russia Sanctions. sputniknews.com Amid heightened tensions between the US and Russia fuelled by unsubstantiated claims from America and its NATO allies that a Russian invasion of Ukraine is an increasing possibility, Joe Biden said he would consider sanctioning President Vladimir Putin directly, warning of "enormous consequences" in the event of an incursion.

Staff (2022-01-26). Russian warships chart course for major drills in Black Sea (VIDEO). rt.com The move comes as Moscow awaits a response to talks held with the US in an effort to reduce the risk of military conflict | A fleet of more than 20 Russian warships and support vessels has set sail for exercises in the Black Sea amid rising tensions with NATO in Eastern Europe. | The Ministry of Defense in Moscow confirmed on Wednesday that the taskforce, which includes frigates, missile boats, minesweepers and amphibious assault vessels, had left the ports of Sevastopol and Novorossiysk on the country's southern coast. | The ships will to practice maneuvering and repelling aerial attacks, among other combat s…

Superfine Art Fair (2022-01-26). Thursday 3/3: Superfine San Francisco. indybay.org Gallery 308 @ Fort Mason, Landmark Building A, 2 Marina Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94123…

WSWS (2022-01-26). Summary and highlights from Inquest testimony of Michigan autoworker Randall James. wsws.org Watch the powerful testimony and share these eight highlight clips.

Fight Back (2022-01-26). Minneapolis protests Biden administration upholding Trump-era immigration policies. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – On January 23, protesters marched in freezing temperatures to bring attention to the Biden administration's inhumane immigration policies. The march, organized by the Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee (MIRAC), took place in a neighborhood with many immigrant families and received significant support from onlookers as protesters chanted about closing the camps, abolishing ICE, and supporting legalization for all. The protesters demanded that Biden and the Democratic-controlled Congress take immediate action to reverse all Trump-era anti-immigrant policies and act on their campaign promi…

WSWS (2022-01-26). UK: The sell-out of the Stagecoach Yorkshire pay strike and the pseudo-left accomplices of Unite. wsws.org There is nothing militant, let alone socialist about these tendencies. They are the most conservative political force imaginable, dedicated to preventing the very break with the trade union apparatus on which any successful fightback depends.

WSWS (2022-01-26). The Silent Sea on Netflix: A barren Earth, a mysterious Moon. wsws.org The South Korean mystery series effectively conveys the claustrophobic atmosphere inside a Moon base.

sputniknews (2022-01-26). Moscow Won't Sit Idly By, Will Take Necessary Measures if Security Proposals Rejected, Lavrov Says. sputniknews.com The Russian Foreign Ministry laid out twin security proposals to the United States and NATO in December, recommending a series of measures aimed at dramatically easing tensions between Moscow and the Western bloc. Along with limits on the deployment of troops, missiles, ships and aircraft, Russia proposed that NATO halt its eastward expansion.

teleSUR, hv, DRL (2022-01-26). Primer ministro de Haití llama a definir fecha de elecciones. telesurtv.net El llamado a las elecciones resulta polémico en consideración de los diferentes sectores de la sociedad haitiana.

Staff (2022-01-26). Riot police called amid airport protest (VIDEO). rt.com Snowstorm left passengers fuming as they were stuck in Istanbul Airport | Istanbul Airport, the global hub of Turkish Airlines and one of the busiest airports in Europe, closed on Monday in the wake of heavy snowfall. Flights remain suspended until midnight on Wednesday | Some of the stranded passengers were taken to hotels, but scores more had to sleep at the airport. Multiple videos on Twitter, posted since Tuesday, show people napping on the floors, chairs, and even on the luggage belts. Many passengers, some of whom have been stuck in the airport for two days, have complained that they have not been provid…

Robert Reich (2022-01-26). The Curse of Financial Entrepreneurship. indybay.org We are not prisoners of bad decisions made in the past. We can and should rein in Wall Street, break up its five giant "too-big-to-fail" banks, support local and state banks, resurrect the Glass-Steagall Act's divide between investment & commercial banking, tax all financial transactions — and rebuild jobs and wages on the product side of the American economy.

teleSUR, JL (2022-01-26). Precandidatos presidenciales de Colombia expusieron propuestas. telesurtv.net Los precandidatos expresaron su preocupación ante la escalada de violencia contra los líderes sociales.

teleSUR, lvm, JGN (2022-01-26). Francia reporta 501.635 nuevos positivos a la Covid-19. telesurtv.net En la última semana, el número promedio de contagios se situó por encima de los 360.000 diarios.

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-01-26). Walk For "Life" Disrupted by Women's Rights Protest. indybay.org Justice R.B. Ginsberg, on leave from Heaven, joins activists…

Staff (2022-01-26). Aumentan los vuelos internacionales hacia Jardines del Rey. cubadebate.cu Con el arribo de más de 35 vuelos semanales, Jardines del Rey, al norte de la provincia de Ciego de àÅvila, se reafirma como destino seguro para viajeros de diferentes nacionalidades, a pesar de las complejidades epidemiológicas en el mundo.

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