Daily Archives: January 30, 2022

2022-01-30: News Headlines

Winn Ellinger (2022-01-30). Karankawa nation protests dangerous pipeline expansion into sacred land. liberationnews.org Chiara, a Karankawa organizer, gave an impassioned speech defending the environment of her people's homeland and called out Bank of America for financing fossil fuel extraction.

Muhammed Shabeer (2022-01-30). "Occupation brings no progress for any country except destruction, bloodshed and looting" peoplesdispatch.org Abdul Qadir Fazli speaks with Peoples Dispatch about the ongoing crisis in Afghanistan and how US imperialism has weakened and destabilized the country over the past several decades…

Cynthia Papermaster (2022-01-30). Tuesday 2/1: Emergency Action: "Negotiate, Don't Escalate: No War With Russia!" indybay.org San Francisco Ferry Bldg., foot of Market Street…

Benjamin Zinevich (2022-01-30). Emergency rally at White House demands 'No War with Russia,' NATO be disbanded. liberationnews.org ANSWER organizer Sean Blackmon, who helped lead the event, remarked how "there is no voice of peace inside this U.S. government, Democrat or Republican."

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-30). White House makes "strategic decision" to wage war on unflattering words about NATO. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com In all seriousness, the U.S. government may not be far from investigating and charging critics of the world's mightiest military alliance with treason. Over two years ago the NATO Strategic Communication Centre of Excellence conducted an "experiment" with Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram, and then denounced the four for permitting "social media manipulation" on their …

TASS (2022-01-30). US sanctions against Russia may destabilize global financial system – report. tass.com The article says, such step may cause serious reciprocal measures from Russia…

Editor2 (2022-01-30). Sanctions in the New Cold War on China. orinocotribune.com By Carlos Martinez — Jan 27, 2022 | The following article by Carlos Martinez features as a chapter in the forthcoming book Sanctions Kill — The World Stands Up. The article provides a detailed analysis of the sanctions imposed by the US and its allies on the People's Republic of China and exposes the role they play within the escalating New Cold War. | Sanctions Kill — The World Stands Up will be published by World View Forum in early Spring 2022. | Background | The instinctive attitude of the United States towards the Chinese Revolution was of course one of hostility. In a protracted war between…

sputniknews (2022-01-30). UK Could Send Jets, Warships to Protect NATO Allies, Boris Johnson Says. sputniknews.com LONDON (Sputnik) – The United Kingdom is considering boosting its military support for NATO allies and could double its forces deployed in Estonia, the office of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson informs.

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-30). British military to "deploy across Europe to support NATO allies on land, at sea and in the air" — Johnson. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Johnson like Biden is in deep trouble at home and is attempting a Churchill moment. "We shall go on to the end…we shall fight on the seas and oceans, we shall fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air…we shall fight on the landing grounds." June 4, 1940War as diversion. The American equivalent. …

Staff (2022-01-30). Hungary does not need NATO reinforcements amid Ukraine standoff — minister. rt.com Hungary continues to oppose Ukraine's NATO aspirations, as it deems Kiev's actions "unacceptable" for the alliance | Hungary doesn't need any NATO troops deployed to its territory amid the ongoing Ukraine standoff, defense minister Tibor Benko told local broadcaster InfoRadio in an interview on Thursday. | The official confirmed reports that the US and NATO have been negotiating with all the member states bordering Russia, Ukraine, or both, on additional deployments of troops from the bloc. Budapest, however, believes its own military is capable of providing all the security it needs, without any help from NAT…

Editor (2022-01-30). Lee Camp and Legendary Journalist John Pilger on Assange, Ukraine, & More. scheerpost.com Lee Camp has a very important guest this week. John Pilger is a brilliant journalist with a long history of award-winning reporting. They discuss the show-trial faced by Julian Assange and the current situation on the border of Russia and Ukraine. Julian Assange recently received some good news after a decade of torturous detainment when a British court decided that he could appeal his extradition into the hands of a government who had tried to assassinate him. They then dive into the current reality of a collapsing U.S. Empire and how it's leading into a dangerous period of nuclear brinkmanship between the…

IGD Worldwide (2022-01-30). UK Threatens Anarchist Prisoner Toby Shone with Years of Post-Release Criminalization and Extreme Surveillance. itsgoingdown.org | Syndicated from While nobody should look to the so-called judicial system for justice, the extrajudicial prosecution of anarchists is a trend that has spread further across the globe in recent years. | The state is so shamelessly vindictive, so unabashedly a weapon against freedom that more and more anarchists worldwide face extreme repression without even the formality of a conviction or an official guilty verdic…

In Defense of Liberation! (2022-01-30). Morning Commute w/In Defense of Liberation (1/30/2022). anchor.fm This is the very first officially titled "morning commute with in defense of liberation!" in this episode we talk about all sorts of ongoing movements, and how we must fight to defend the revolutionary potential and human right of people fighting for self-determination and liberation. We talk about also the need to build connections and community, and just other stuff that's on my mind. From now on all episodes titled morning commute will be without a necessary central focus, me talking on my drive to work. Let me know what you think!

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2022-01-30). There are No Untouchables: Another Gasoline Mafia Dismantled in Venezuela. orinocotribune.com In another blow to the gasoline mafia in Venezuela, within the framework of the "Iron Hand" operation against fuel mafias, several officials from Anzoátegui state were captured for being involved in fuel smuggling. Among the arrested individuals is the mayor of Independencia municipality (Soledad), Carlos Rafael Vidal Bolívar; as well as the Superior Prosecutor of Bolívar state, Manuel Junior Gil da Silva. | This was reported by the Venezuelan Minister for Petroleum, Tareck El Aissami. He also informed about the arrest of a captain of the Bolivarian National Guard (GNB), Antonio José Barrios González, commander o…

Stephanie Pavlick & Kit Baril (2022-01-30). Bridge collapses in Pittsburgh same day that Biden visits to tout infrastructure bill. liberationnews.org Infrastructure in the United States is falling apart, and it's working people who have to suffer the fallout.

This Week in Fascism (2022-01-30). This Week in Fascism #126: Down in the Dumps with Patriot Front; Boise Stands Tall Against far-Right; Trolls Lie About Dartmouth Bomb Scare. itsgoingdown.org Welcome fellow antifascists! It's been a bad couple of weeks for Patriot Front. First, journalists at Unicorn Riot leaked mass amounts of photos, video, and chat messages they hoped no one would ever see, then antifascists showed how they ruined their photo-op in DC late last year, and now, members of the group are being…

Direct Action Everywhere (2022-01-30). Saturday 1/29: Stories from the Community Meetup. indybay.org Online via Zoom, link: dxe.io/meetupzoom…

CA Black Veterans Project (2022-01-30). 2022 Black History Month Celebration of California Black Veterans. indybay.org Our California Black Veterans Project is watching closely and engaging existing Veteran Service Agencies to come to the table as Veterans Administration offices in California and CAL VETS programs and service delivery take a close look at "California Grown" solutions as we celebrate California Black Veterans since June 1846.

teleSUR, JGN (2022-01-30). Honduras y Venezuela formalizan el restablecimiento de relaciones diplomáticas. telesurtv.net La ceremonia de entrega de documentación se llevó a cabo en el Palacio de Gobierno de Tegucigalpa, la capital hondureña.

Mat Ward (2022-01-30). 10 new political albums to kick off 2022 in style. greenleft.org.au Mat Ward looks back at January's political news and the best new music that related to it.

Staff (2022-01-30). Man accused of threatening to kill 'serpent' Biden. rt.com Kansas resident allegedly said he wanted to tell Biden that 'people were fed up with the divisiveness' in the country | A Kansas man is facing potential federal charges after allegedly threatening to assassinate President Joe Biden, saying he was on a mission from God to travel to Washington and "lop off the head of the serpent." | "I'm coming for his bitch ass Sleepy Joe," suspect Scott Merryman allegedly

Urs P Gasche, Bernhard Trautvetter (2022-01-30). "The US is lying to itself" indybay.org The U.S. government, he said, should recognize the "brutal fact" of spheres of influence. Washington cannot continue to claim that "only brutal tyrants like Putin want to influence neighboring countries." Because the U.S. would be "lying to itself" by doing so.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-01-30). The "Killer Vaccine" Worldwide. 7.9 Billion People. globalresearch.ca The stated objective is to enforce the Worldwide vaccination of 7.9 billion people in more than 190 countries, to be followed by the imposition of a digitized "vaccine passport". The evidence of mortality and morbidity resulting from the vaccine is overwhelming. Needless to say this is a multi-billion dollar operation for Big Pharma.

_____ (2022-01-30). Did Justin Trudeau Pick the Wrong Fight With Canadian Truckers? strategic-culture.org It's not a good sign that Justin Trudeau has removed himself from the public spotlight at possibly the most pivotal point in his political career. | The Canadian Prime Minister, who recently described the trucker convoy as a "small fringe minority" who hold "unacceptable views" against Covid mantes, may have unwittingly unleashed the greatest challenge ever to his political career. | Like those in the medical profession, long-haul truckers dutifully perform their jobs largely behind the scenes, even during the peak of the Covid pandemic. And just like thousands of nurses and doctors — many of whom were expo…

teleSUR, JGN (2022-01-30). Denuncian masacre en Honduras con saldo de siete muertos. telesurtv.net De forma preliminar, se indicó que los fallecidos corresponden a seis hombres y una mujer, algunos de ellos serían residentes de la colonia Villa Nueva.

Michael Novick (2022-01-30). Why It Is More Important Than Ever to Support KPFK & Pacifica. indybay.org Micael Novick the chair of KPFK talks about the attack on the station and Pacifica.

US Holocaust Memorial Museum (2022-01-30). Wednesday 2/9: Live Conversation w/ Holocaust Survivor Irene Weiss at US Holocaust Memorial Museum. indybay.org Virtual event (FREE)…

Center for Biological Diversity (2022-01-30). California Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Measure Z Oil, Gas Protections Case. indybay.org Court Will Determine Fate of Local Ordinance Restricting Oil Extraction, Pollution…

teleSUR, JGN (2022-01-30). Disparan contra manifestantes en Medellín, Colombia. telesurtv.net La ONG Proceso Social de Garantías aseguró que hombres armados dispararon en las afueras de la Universidad de Antioquia.

sputniknews (2022-01-30). Israel Tormented by Lack of Medical Staff and Equipment as Omicron Variant Hits Record Numbers. sputniknews.com According to reports, thousands of doctors and nurses are either in isolation or are sick with the coronavirus and other respiratory diseases. The Israel Association of Hospital Directors has been requesting that the government allocate more people and equipment to cope with the rising challenge but their demands have largely fallen on deaf ears.

teleSUR, JDO (2022-01-30). Urgen a Gobierno de Ecuador atender derrame de crudo en Amazonía. telesurtv.net Rotura de oleoducto en la provincia de Napo provoca emergencia. No se ha precisado cantidad de crudo vertido.

Heiner Flassbeck (2022-01-30). Can economy and ecology be reconciled? indybay.org The Corona-related shutdown, imposed by the state and whose effects are to be dampened by the state with enormous sums of money, will go down in history as the classic example of how states create unhappiness and unemployment with unilateral interventions in the economy.

teleSUR, JGN (2022-01-30). Pdta. de Honduras subraya fortalecimiento de lazos con México. telesurtv.net La jefa de Estado hondureña se mostró optimista con "la perspectiva de trabajo en conjunto y cooperación que se vislumbra en la relación de nuestras naciones".

William Acosta (2022-01-30). Policías y comunidad; 5 imperativos para los 5 distritos de la ciudad de Nueva York. indybay.org

teleSUR, JDO (2022-01-30). Empresa Repsol admite que derrame de petróleo en Perú fue mayor. telesurtv.net Estima que se vertieron alrededor de 10.396 barriles, cifra muy superior a los 6.000 barriles declarados con anterioridad.

teleSUR, JGN (2022-01-30). Atentado contra gobernador colombiano deja dos policías muertos. telesurtv.net La Gobernación del Caquetá emitió un comunicado en el que atribuyó el ataque contra el gobernador a las "disidencias de las FARC".

teleSUR, JGN (2022-01-30). Miles de mujeres se movilizan en Uruguay contra la "cultura de la violación" telesurtv.net Las manifestantes corearon consignas como: "No es no", "No es presunción, es violación" y "Que arda", entre otras.

Labor Video Projecct (2022-01-30). Victory To South African Clover Workers & Smash Israeli Union Busting! For Workers Control. indybay.org As part of an international day of action on January 27, 2022 for the 5,000 South African Clover workers actions took place all over the world including in San Francisco at the Israeli consulate. The workers have been on strike since November 22, 2022.

teleSUR, JL (2022-01-30). Colombia llega a 13 líderes sociales asesinados y 13 masacres en 2022. telesurtv.net Durante los últimos meses, Naciones Unidas también alertó sobre el aumento de casos de desplazamiento forzado en el país.

Revolution Books (2022-01-30). Sunday 1/30: America's Torture Chamber: 20 Years of Guantanamo… It Must Be Closed NOW! indybay.org Revolution Books, 2444 Durant Ave. Berkeley CA 94704…

Eamonn McCann (2022-01-30). 50 Years Ago: The Bloody Sunday Massacre (1972) in Northern Ireland: Comments by "Toxic Clown Boris" Johnson. globalresearch.ca First published by Global Research on March 6, 2019 | The toxic clown Boris Johnson has told the Daily Telegraph that "it feels sickening" that charges might be brought against some of the paratroopers who killed or wounded 28 unarmed people …

Angela (2022-01-30). Saturday 1/29: Restoring Our Environment: The struggle to heal a land degraded by occupation. indybay.org

teleSUR, jaa, JGN (2022-01-30). Perú derrota a Colombia y se acerca al Mundial de Catar 2022. telesurtv.net Venezuela, por su parte, venció a Bolivia por goleada de cuatro goles a uno con triplete de Salomón Rondón.

GAY SHAME (2022-01-30). Tents and Cash Not Cops that Bash. indybay.org In response to Mayor London Breed's continued attack on houseless people In the Tenderloin and all over San Francisco GAY SHAME created a "Tents and Cash Not Cops the Bash" mutual aid project. We are not service workers and are not a nonprofit, we are just some trans and queer people that want to continue to build solidarity with people that have been fucked over by the City.

teleSUR, JDO (2022-01-30). Film boliviano gana Gran Premio del Jurado en Festival Sundance. telesurtv.net El galardón recayó en la película Utama, ópera prima del realizador Alejandro Loayza Grisi.

Akio Tanaka (2022-01-30). Is Something Rotten In The State Of Pacifica Elections? indybay.org Let the will of the members be heard and may democracy prevail.

National Organization of Women (2022-01-30). Wednesday 2/23: Racial Justice Summit: Justice & Intersectionality – Facing the Realities of Race in U.S. indybay.org Online via Zoom…

City Lights Booksellers (2022-01-30). Tuesday 2/22: W. E. B. Du Bois: Early 20th Century Philosopher & Writer as Contemporary to Our Time. indybay.org Online event via Zoom…

Committee to Protect Journalists (2022-01-30). Turkish journalist Sedef Kaba≈ü arrested for 'insulting' President Erdogan. juancole.com Committee to Protect Journalists — (Istanbul)— Turkish authorities should immediately release journalist Sedef Kaba≈ü, drop the charge of "insulting the president," and cancel the fine and ban imposed on TELE1 TV, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Tuesday. On January 22, 2022, an Istanbul court charged Turkish freelance journalist Sedef Kaba≈ü with insulting President Recep …

teleSUR, JCM (2022-01-30). Colombia incluida entre los países con severa crisis alimentaria. telesurtv.net El resultado del estudio del PMA y la FAO dio a conocer que el hambre aguda empeorará de manera crítica en más de 20 países.

Brenda Norrell (2022-01-30). Nevada and Canada: Laboratories for Genocide and Death. indybay.org The United States government left a trail of cancer and death for Western Shoshone during secret atomic bomb testing, Western Shoshone Ian Zabarte tells the White House. In Canada, the government and churches carried out the systematic kidnapping, starvation, torture and murder of Native children who were incarcerated in residential schools. As unmarked graves of children are discovered, the horrific abuse and medical experiments are described by The Tyee media. Mohawk Mothers are holding McGill responsible in Montreal for UKUltra torture and mind control experiments on Mohawk children conducted by the Canadian g…

Angela (2022-01-30). Sunday 2/6: Q&A Discussion of the documentary film "Soldier on the Roof" indybay.org

Direct Action Everywhere (2022-01-30). Sunday 1/30: One Living Sanctuary Volunteer Day. indybay.org 2785 Franklin Canyon Rd, Martinez, CA 94553…

Jean-Philippe Stone (2022-01-30). The Obama Line, Samantha Power, and U.S. Intervention in West Africa During the Ebola Epidemic. mronline.org December 2013 marked the beginning of the worst Ebola outbreak in history. Ebola, a severe hemorrhagic virus which causes muscle and joint pain, diarrhea, vomiting, and bleeding, spread from Guinean forests to the capitals of Liberia and Sierra Leone by the summer of 2014.

Juan Cole (2022-01-30). In Parable for Occupation, Autopsy Shows Israeli Troops mistreated American on West Bank, leading to his Death. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — Last week was another in a long line of public relations disasters for the Israeli state, as its unacceptable military occupation of millions of stateless Palestinians continues. It isn't just that the Palestinians are deprived by Israel of basic human rights. Israeli policy is to strip from them in piecemeal …

National Organization of Women (2022-01-30). Wednesday 2/9: "One Fair Wage: Ending Subminimum Pay in America" w/ Author & Activist, Saru Jayaraman. indybay.org Online event…

The Xerces Society (2022-01-30). Western monarchs rebound to final tally of nearly 250,000 butterflies. indybay.org PORTLAND, Ore.; Tuesday, January 25, 2022 — For decades, the Western Monarch Thanksgiving Count has been cataloging the rapid decline of one of North America's most enigmatic butterflies. In a surprising and remarkable outcome, this winter brought a final tally of 247,237 monarch butterflies observed across the West, an over 100-fold increase from the previous year's total of less than 2,000 monarchs and the highest total since 2016.

Oprah Golden Globe Speech (2022-01-30). 22nd Annual Rosa Parks Day in California – Reintroducing Womanity. indybay.org Their time is up. And I just hope—I just hope that Recy Taylor died knowing that her truth, like the truth of so many other women who were tormented in those years, and even now tormented, goes marching on. It was somewhere in Rosa Parks's heart almost 11 years later, when she made the decision to stay seated on that bus in Montgomery, and it's here with every woman who chooses to say, "Me too." And every man—every man who chooses to listen.

Staff (2022-01-30). Border patrol chief admits 'moral at all time low' (VIDEO). rt.com Heated exchange unfolded between US Border Patrol Chief Raul Ortiz and agents irked by the Biden administration policies | In a video taken during a visit by Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas in Laredo, Texas – and reported by several US media on Saturday – US Border Patrol Chief Raul Ortiz attempts to empathize with the frustrations of the job, but his comments lead to a heated back and forth with agents. | In the video, Ortiz admits that "morale [in the force] is at an all time low" noting that the CBP is "losing too many agents" as it has dealt with record numbers of migrants cros…

Gérard Delépine (2022-01-30). High Recorded Mortality in Countries Categorized as "Covid-19 Vaccine Champions". The Vaccinated Suffer from Increased Risk of Mortality. globalresearch.ca This "health strategy" based on false simulations, lies, promises never kept, propaganda and the fear campaign has become unbearable. In turn it has been followed by the extortion of consent to be vaccinated, by outright blackmail.

Paul Haeder (2022-01-30). Requiem for a People-Centered World Dream. dissidentvoice.org My dream is to invite a reader into a room and pour a nice cup of tea . . . and then nail the door shut. — author Charles Bowden, 2010 NPR interview There is so much daily that expresses so much about the slippery slopes we are in globally because of predatory-penury-parasitic-pugilistic capitalism. In the …

Staff (2022-01-30). Trudeau moved to secure location amid trucker protests – CBC. rt.com The Canadian PM reportedly went into hiding as truckers protesting Covid-19 mandates flooded Ottawa | Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his family were moved to an "undisclosed location" in the nation's capital on Saturday out of security concerns as thousands of protesters gathered outside of Parliament in Ottawa, state-owned CBC Protesters fought cold weather on Saturday to join thousands of truckers who have made headlines and gained the support of anti-mandate activi…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-01-30). 50 Years of Crimes against Humanity: From Bloody Sunday in Derry, Northern Ireland to Croatia, Kosovo and Iraq. globalresearch.ca Almost forty years later: The 5000 page Saville Commission Report into the 1972 Bloody Sunday massacre in Derry, Northern Ireland, fails to identify who were the perpetrators, both within H.M government and the British Army.

John Rachel (2022-01-29). True Colors: Red, White, Black & Blue. dissidentvoice.org With a bold and completely self-sabotaging diplomatic blunder, one which fails on every level including the least rigorous sanity test, this past Wednesday the U.S. was one of two nations to vote against a UN resolution designed to discourage the glorification and promotion of Nazi ideology. The other nation was Ukraine, which currently is overrun …

Staff (2022-01-29). VIDEO: David Swanson on Ukraine on RT. davidswanson.org Watch this video at the 11: 45 mark.

_____ (2022-01-29). Media Beats War Drums With Russia While US/Saudis Kill Hundreds In Yemen. popularresistance.org Journalists Benjamin Norton and Alan MacLeod join Mnar Adley to discuss how the mainstream media spent the last week beating drums of war with Russia over Ukraine with headlines and talking heads funded and sponsored by Lockheed Martin and NATO. | Meanwhile, there wasn't a single article covering how the US-Saudi-UAE coalition cut off the internet to Yemen for several days while dropping hundreds of bombs on civilians resulting in hundreds dead and over a thousand injured. Guess which story CNN covered? Both conflicts were brought to you by weapons manufacturers.

TASS (2022-01-29). US, Ukraine at odds over threat of Russian invasion – TV. tass.com According to CNN, US President Joe Biden and his advisors have been annoyed by Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky's public downplaying of the threat…

sputniknews (2022-01-29). Ukraine's Zelensky Fears US Deliberately Overplaying Escalation Rhetoric, Reports Say. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky fears that the United States is exaggerating the threat of an imminent invasion of Ukraine to conclude an agreement with Russia, which would give Moscow more control over the Donbass region, Politico has reported, citing sources close to the Ukrainian leader and his team.

Anonymous103 (2022-01-29). Military Situation In Eastern Ukraine On January 29, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | DPR forces shelled UAF positions near Maryinka with small arms; | The UAF shelled DPR positions near Yasnoe with high calibre machine guns ; | The DPR Ministry of Information was evacuated following a bomb threat, according to the head of DPR Ministry of Information ; | The UAF shelled the village of Elenovka with grenade launchers; | As a result of sniper fire by the UAF, a civilian was wounded in the village of Aleksandrovka. | MORE ON THE TOPIC: :…

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-29). Croatian president: This has nothing to do with Ukraine or Russia. It has to do with the dynamics of American domestic politics. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Croatian president calls PM 'Ukrainian agent' (Boris Johnson also using war in Europe as a distraction from a personal domestic crisis.) Croatian President Zoran Milanovic accused his Prime Minister Andrey Plenkovic of behaving like a "Ukrainian agent" on Friday, two days after the latter apologized to Kiev over the head-of-state's comments on NATO deployments. In …

TASS (2022-01-29). West seeks to use Ukraine as foothold in standoff with Russia, Ukrainian politician says. tass.com Russia is taking the center stage as a global authority, Chairman of the Political Council of Ukraine's Opposition Platform – For Life party Viktor Medvedchuk says…

TASS (2022-01-29). Ukrainian politician says he does not believe in possibility of Russian invasion. tass.com Chairman of the Political Council of Ukraine's Opposition Platform – For Life party Viktor Medvedchuk pointed out that Russia had offered dialogue to Ukraine…

_____ (2022-01-29). A War Only America And Britain Seem To Want. popularresistance.org The telephone call between U.S. President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenensky on Thursday was said to have not "gone well," according to a senior Ukrainian official. | The official said Zelensky urged Biden to "calm down the messaging" on the situation in Ukraine and that Ukrainian intelligence did not see a Russian threat the same way the U.S. did, according to a report on CNN. It is "dangerous but ambiguous," the official quoted Zelensky as telling Biden, and that "it is not certain that an attack will take place." | At a news conference on Friday, Zelensky said: "They keep supporting this th…

Dave DeCamp (2022-01-29). Ukraine Wants US to Dial Back Russian War Talk to Save Economy. news.antiwar.com The US claims that Russia is preparing to invade Ukraine have taken a toll on the Ukrainian economy. An advisor to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky's chief of staff on Friday "Constant and extremely emotional messages in the media about how a big war is going to start tomorrow, or the day after tomorrow or the day after that create economic risks," said Mykhailo Podolyak. | "This speculative stuff puts pressure on inve…

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-29). Video: German-led NATO military base near Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-29). U.S. embassy in Kiev: "How do you know Russia means war? They scream 'Peace!'" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com In case anyone still doesn't realize who is pushing for war. Russia hiding preparations for war under slogans of peace — U.S. embassy The U.S. Embassy in Ukraine has warned that the Kremlin's propaganda machine is running at full speed to hide its preparations for war under slogans of peace. According to Ukrinform, the embassy …

Staff (2022-01-29). US calls on arch-rival for help against Russia. rt.com Washington wants China to "use its influence" with Moscow to push diplomacy over Ukraine | US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland has called on China to press Russia towards a diplomatic solution to the Ukraine crisis. Beijing has already pushed back on the American position by acknowledging Moscow's "legitimate security concerns." | The move comes amid a flurry of diplomacy around the situation in Eastern Europe. | "We are calling on Beijing to use its influence with Moscow to urge diplomacy, because if there is a conflict in the Ukraine it is not going to be good for China either,"

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-29). NATO to send battle groups to Black Sea, air defense and Response Force troops can follow. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com From Deutsche Welle. NATO's on notice in Ukraine crisis: What's next? Romania has long wanted a NATO battlegroup on its territory, similar to those mustered for Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland…. *** France has expressed interest in leading the new deployment, and this week French Defense Minister Florence Parly, on a visit to Bucharest, announced …

Roy Landersen (2022-01-29). US, Russian rulers step up confrontation over Ukraine. themilitant.com Talks between the U.S. and Russian governments over Moscow's continuing troop buildup near its border with Ukraine ended without agreement Jan. 21. Washington opposes Moscow's threats to Ukraine, claiming to stand against an assault on Ukrainian sovereignty. In fact, the U.S. capitalist rulers seek to defend their own economic and strategic interests in the region. | The U.S. rulers have expanded NATO across Eastern Europe over decades, bringing these troops ever closer to Russia's borders. | To bolster its own interests and dominate what it calls its "near abroad," Moscow has mobilized its forces in the area and…

Staff (2022-01-29). UK unveils 'major military offer' to NATO as a 'clear message' to Moscow. rt.com UK's PM Boris Johnson has unveiled London's 'biggest possible' offer to the North-Atlantic bloc to help it in the standoff with Russia | Downing Street has announced its "biggest possible offer" to NATO in a statement late on Saturday. The UK's prime minister is weighting this "major military deployment" needed to deter an allegedly "rising Russian aggression" in Europe in general and in Ukraine in particular | "This package would send a clear message to the Kremlin — we will not tolerate their destabilising activity, and we will always stand with our NATO allies in the face Russian hostility," Johnson st…

sputniknews (2022-01-29). Source: UK Defence Ministry Preparing Scenarios of Constraining Russia Amid Ukraine Crisis. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The UK Defence Ministry has prepared new scenarios of constraining Russia, including sending more NATO troops to Eastern Europe, which will be considered by Prime Minister Boris Johnson later this week, a source told Sputnik.

TASS (2022-01-29). EU divided over scale of sanctions on Russia, Polish PM says. tass.com All EU member states agree that Ukraine needs to maintain its sovereignty, Mateusz Morawiecki noted…

TASS (2022-01-29). Ukraine should become bridge between Russia and West, opposition leader says. tass.com According to Viktor Medvedchuk, Ukraine needs "Scandinavian-type" reforms…

TASS (2022-01-29). US may scale back some exercises in Europe if Russia reciprocates – Pentagon. tass.com Pentagon press secretary John Kirby said, that Washington was against a ban on Ukraine's accession to NATO…

WSWS (2022-01-29). Contradicting US, Ukrainian President Zelensky denies Russian attack imminent. wsws.org The NATO powers' calls to prepare for a war against Russia supposedly to defend Ukraine are reckless, unsubstantiated propaganda threatening to trigger a world war.

Eric Zuesse (2022-01-29). The Washington Post Publishes a Commentary Full of Lies Against Putin. dissidentvoice.org On January 29, the Washington Post published an op-ed by the well-known Yale neoconservative Timothy Snyder, titled "Putin's case for invading Ukraine rests on phony grievances and ancient myths." Key passages in Snyder's article are: Last July, Vladimir Putin supplied the mythical basis [BAD LINK FROM SNYDER: here is a functional link to see Putin's article] for Russian war propaganda in an …

_____ (2022-01-29). Is Washington Under Alien Control? strategic-culture.org Biden and Blinken get everything backwards in terms of US interests | By Philip GIRALDI | The drama currently unfolding in which the Biden Administration is doing everything it can to provoke a war with Russia over Ukraine is possibly the most frightening foreign policy misadventure since the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis and the 1967 Lyndon Johnson attempt to sink the USS Liberty and blame it on Egypt, either of which could have gone nuclear. I can well recall the Robert Heinlein sci-fi book The Puppet Masters, later made into a movie, which described how alien-slugs, arriving by way of a flying saucer landing in Io…

Roy Landersen (2022-01-29). German rulers pulled between Washington and Moscow. themilitant.com As Washington presses to defend its interests in eastern Europe, claiming to act in defense of Ukrainian sovereignty, deeper divisions have become clear among the rival capitalist rulers in NATO. The head of Germany's navy, Kay-Achim Schonbach, was forced to resign Jan. 22 after saying Russian President Vladimir Putin's mobilization of military forces around Ukraine was just to gain "respect" as an "equal" and that the Crimean Peninsula, occupied by Russian forces since 2014, is "gone and will never come back" to Ukraine. | Germany's rulers control the dominant capitalist power in Europe, profiting off the unequa…

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-29). Finland, Sweden herded into the NATO pen. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Rattled by Russia, Finland and Sweden revisit NATO debate From five years before Ukraine could be used as a pretext: End of Scandinavian Neutrality: NATO's Militarization Of Europe Fighter jets could be heard carrying out drills above the Finnish capital this week, while Sweden recently deployed troops to a Baltic outpost in response to rising …

Staff (2022-01-29). Russia-Venezuela Cooperation Will Halt Aggressive US Agenda, Says Russian Ambassador. orinocotribune.com The Russian ambassador in Caracas considers that cooperation between Moscow and Caracas is a stabilizing factor in the face of United States' threats to the region. | The Russian ambassador in Venezuela, Sergey Melik-Bagdasarov, emphasized that military cooperation between Russia and Venezuela is of the utmost importance in the face of the repressive measures taken by the US and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) against the government of Nicolás Maduro. He made these comments in an interview to Russian news agency Sputnik, published on Friday, January 28. | "Our specialists have successfully interacte…

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-29). Independence, self-reliance salient achievements of IR. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (MNA) — Deputy Coordinator of Army Ideological-Political Organization said that independence, self-credence and self-reliance are of the salient achievements of the Islamic Revolution of Iran.

sputniknews (2022-01-29). Show and Tell: West Virginia Governor Justice Suggests Bette Midler Kiss His Dog's Behind – Video. sputniknews.com The controversy started in December, when Midler slammed the Mountain State, after WV Senator Joe Manchin refused to support Joe Biden's "Build Back Better" plan, tanking its chances of getting through Congress.

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-29). Russia calls on U.S. to withdraw nuclear weapons from Europe, cease joint nuclear drills with non-nuclear allies. globalresearch.ca This is a serious issue, perhaps the most serious of issues in Europe, but coming as it does immediately on the heels of Russia's prior list of demands being resolutely rejected by the U.S. and NATO yesterday, the prospects of …

sputniknews (2022-01-29). US Turned NATO Into Force That Carries Out Washington's Military Agenda, Anti-War Group Says. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – NATO became an organisation devoid of a purpose after the collapse of the Soviet Union, but the United States decided to continue building the alliance and turned it into a force that executes Washington's military agenda, United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) coordinator Joe Lombardo told Sputnik.

ecns.cn (2022-01-29). U.S. Senator Mitt Romney tests positive for COVID-19. ecns.cn U.S. Senator Mitt Romney tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, his office said in a statement.

_____ (2022-01-29). Washington's Rejection of Russia's Security Proposal Is a Bad Decision. strategic-culture.org Stoltenberg's assurance that NATO has "plans in place" to activate 5,000 French troops and the US will be sending 8,500 troops has the opposite effect of providing comfort. No Russian force would take any notice of such a small number of soldiers. What Stoltenberg has shown is not strength, but Western military weakness.

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-29). Stoltenberg touts new French-led deployments to Black Sea, readiness of 40,000-troop strike force. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATO Command of USS Harry S. Truman Sends Signal to Russia, Says Secretary General Stoltenberg Putting an American aircraft carrier strike group under alliance control should be a "clear message to Russia" that its 30 members are unwavering in their commitment to come to each other's defense if attacked, NATO's secretary general said Friday. Jens …

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-29). Southern flank: Turkey continues to assist Georgia's NATO integration. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Turkey handed over special equipment to the defense forces The logistical capabilities of the Georgian Defense Forces are being further strengthened. The Government of the Republic of Turkey has provided the Georgian Defense Forces with various types of special equipment to improve the logistics and logistics capabilities of the Marneuli Airfield. The official transfer of …

_____ (2022-01-29). Endless War Is The Empire's Last Dance. popularresistance.org This moment of history will be remembered for the massive shift in global relations currently underway. On one side stands the forces of peace and multipolarity led by China, Russia, and their allies in the Global South. On the other is the forces of empire and conquest spearheaded by the U.S. and its allies. The conflict between these two "camps" is about much more than competing visions for planetary development. World politics have transitioned from a war between socialism and capitalism to a protracted struggle for the survival of humanity itself. | The forces of Empire have reached the following conclusion:…

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-29). Iran-Russia trade turnover breaks record in 2021: report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (MNA) — Russian Trade Representative in Iran Rustam Zhiganshin said that Russian Federation's trade volume with the Islamic Republic of Iran hit a historical record high in 2021 and reached about $4 billion.

TASS (2022-01-29). Russian envoy, authorities in Japan's Hokkaido Prefecture discuss ways to boost ties. tass.com Russian Ambassador to Tokyo Mikhail Galuzin "highlighted the importance of regional exchanges as one of the key aspects of bilateral relations"

TASS (2022-01-29). Kazakhstan's Tokayev says he plans to visit Moscow in Feb to ink agreements with Russia. tass.com The president pointed out that the relations between Kazakhstan and Russia have always been very close, constructive and partner-like…

ecns.cn (2022-01-29). Sino-Russia trade, economic cooperation sustains upward momentum. ecns.cn China and Russia have maintained stellar trade and economic cooperation, with both countries continuing to strive for greater synergy in various areas.

Anonymous669 (2022-01-29). In Video: Russian Forces, Syrian Army Train On Pilots Rescue. southfront.org FILE PHOTO © Dmitriy Vinogradov / Sputnik | Service members from the Russian military and the Syrian Arab Army's elite 25th Special Mission Forces Division, commonly known as the Tiger Forces, had held a joint military exercise in which they trained on rescuing pilots after aircraft incidents. | Russian and Syrian service members trained on safe rescue measures as well as on how to deal with pilots who were forced to eject from their aircraft. Russian Mi-8MTPR-1 and Ka-52 helicopters took part in the exercise. | TV Zv…

TASS (2022-01-29). Russian athletes capable of competing for one-third of medals at Beijing Games – official. tass.com The 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing will take place on February 4-20…

sputniknews (2022-01-29). More Anti-Russian Sanctions to Backfire on European Economy and Banking System. sputniknews.com BRUSSELS (Sputnik) – More economic sanctions on Russia would have a devastating effect on the European economic and financial sectors, politicians and pundits have told Sputnik.

Rick Rozoff (2022-01-29). Ukrainian FM, visiting House delegation demand complete return of "territories temporarily occupied by Russia": Donetsk, Lugansk, Crimea. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Nothing that a few more months of jabbering in Geneva, Berlin and elsewhere couldn't resolve, we'll be told. FM Kuleba, U.S. Congress delegation discuss ways to deter Russia from aggression [Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro] Kuleba met with the U.S. Congress delegation led by House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Gregory Meeks and consisting of Mark Green, …

Staff (2022-01-29). Russia replies to Irish fishermen. rt.com Military exercises set to take place in international waters in Ireland's exclusive economic zone are moved | The Russian Embassy in Dublin has confirmed that Moscow has decided to move naval drills, scheduled for next week, following a request from the Irish government. | In a statement, issued on Saturday evening, Ambassador Yury Filatov said the planned military exercise will now take place outside of Ireland's Exclusive Economic Zone. | Earlier on Saturday, Minister Simon Coveney, whose brief extends to both Ireland's foreign affairs and defense ministries, revealed that he'd personally asked his Russian c…

TASS (2022-01-29). Russian citizens residing in DPR, LPR can join Russian army, lawmaker says. tass.com According to Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee on CIS Affairs, Eurasian Integration and Relations with Compatriots Viktor Vodolatsky, the question about ensuring the safety of Russian-speaking people is one of the most frequently asked ones at meetings with residents of the Donbass republics…

TASS (2022-01-29). US pumps Kiev regime with weapons, incites it to military adventures, says Russian embassy. tass.com The diplomatic mission called once again on Washington to force its wards to comply with the Minsk agreements, and not to indulge their belligerency and attempts to forcibly assimilate the Russian-speaking population…

Anonymous669 (2022-01-29). Russia Deployed Su-34s At Al-Qamishli Airport After ISIS Attack On Al-Hasakah Prison (Video, Photos). southfront.org File image. | The Russian Aerospace Forces deployed two Su-34 fighter bombers at the northeastern Syrian airport of al-Qamishli following the On January 25, a video and several photos showing the two Su-34s fighter bombers at the airport surfaced on social networks. | pic.twitter.com/Km57PcId9j

Staff (2022-01-29). Failure of American 'disinformation' revealed. rt.com Why is the US government pretending that RT is the only news outlet that makes mistakes? | A new US government report has accused RT of spreading false narratives. However, in the process, Washington officials have exposed some untruths of their own. Far from being an isolated case, it's typical of the West's burgeoning disinformation industry. | Whenever a new 'threat' appears, be it ethnic conflict, weapons of mass destruction, terrorism or anything else, the coffers of government open up, and funds pour into state organizations, think tanks and private 'experts' in an effort to dissect the problem in questi…

TASS (2022-01-29). Number of Russian regions reporting Omicron cases rises to 78. tass.com Russian Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova said earlier that the share of the Delta strain among Russian coronavirus patients had dropped to 47.9% and the share of Omicron and other strains stood at 52.1%…

Staff (2022-01-29). 'I'm a dictator,' Belarusian leader jokes. rt.com Alexander Lukashenko has revealed that his vision of democracy is somewhat exceptional | Just a year and a half on from Belarus' hotly disputed presidential election, the Eastern European nation's long-time leader Alexander Lukashenko has admitted, at least jokingly, that he might not be entirely focused on maintaining a positive public opinion. | Asked to provide his take on the "essence of Belarusian democracy" by a journalist during a major speech during a state-of-the-nation address on Friday, Lukashenko gave an unorthodox review of his 27 years in power. | "I'm a dictator, it's hard for me to understand d…

_____ (2022-01-29). France has Become a "Destabilizing Force" in Africa. journal-neo.org In a January briefing with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, French President Emmanuel Macron, on the eve of his talks with Russian head of state Vladimir Putin, said Russia was allegedly becoming a "destabilizing force". In making this assessment of Russia's policies, Macron was certainly following instructions from Washington to actively deploy anti-Russian rhetoric and propaganda. …

_____ (2022-01-29). The West Loses Mali Which Now Stands as an Example to the Failed Hegemony of the EU and France. strategic-culture.org Mali's decision to turn to Russia for help was salt in the wound for Macron and his delusional views of France holding onto the hegemony there. | The hypocrisy is both stunning and comical. Mali has been in the news in the last couple of years for having a military coup in 2020 which installed a junta and then again in 2021 when the temporary civilian leader experiment was annulled by the military who took full control. | During this period, France has also been in the news for helping Mali with its fight against terrorism as the country stands at a pivotal point in the Sahel where Islamic terror groups operate a…

teleSUR (2022-01-29). Iran and Group 4+1 to Return to Vienna Talks After One Week. telesurenglish.net Iran's Fars news agency reported on Friday that the delegations of Iran and the Group 4+1 – the UK, France, Russia and China, plus Germany – at the Vienna talks will return to their countries for the purpose of consultations. | RELATED: | The break in the negotiations, the agency stressed, takes place because of the importance of the outstanding issues being discussed. | In fact, after a week's pause, the dialogues will start agai…

TASS (2022-01-29). Afghanistan's ex-president holds meeting with Russian ambassador in Kabul. tass.com The conversation touched upon the current situation [in Afghanistan] and the strengthening of relations between the two countries…

Dave DeCamp (2022-01-29). US Naval Presence in Black Sea More Than Doubled in 2021 Compared to 2020. news.antiwar.com According to data compiled in The report said US warships spent about 182 collective days in the Black Sea in 2021. Last year, Stars & Stripes reported that While the 2021 numbers were significantly higher than the previous year, they were still lower than 2014, when the US-backed coup in Kyiv led Russia to take Crimea. In 2014, US warships spent about…

sputniknews (2022-01-29). Europe Not Approving Sputnik V Vaccine is 'Mistake', Argentinian President Says. sputniknews.com BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) – Argentina's President Alberto Fernandez has said that the Russian-made vaccine against COVID-19 Sputnik V not having been approved yet by a number of European countries and the World Health Organisation (WHO) is a "mistake".

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-29). Efforts underway to hold new round of Astana Summit. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (MNA) — Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin announced the upcoming meeting of Astana Talks on Syria in the spring with the participation of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Russian Federation, and Republic of Turkey.

TASS (2022-01-29). Russia records another 113,122 coronavirus cases. tass.com Russia records another 30,010 coronavirus recoveries in the past 24 hours…

Staff (2022-01-29). 'Small cat' umpire trolls Medvedev ahead of Australian Open final (VIDEO). rt.com The umpire branded a 'small cat' by Daniil Medvedev has poked fun at the Russian star ahead of Australian Open final | Chair umpire Jaume Campistol has landed on his feet after being the subject of a telling-off from Russian tennis star Daniil Medvedev during his Australian Open semi-final win against Stefanos Tsitsipas in which the Russian branded the match official as a "small cat". | Medvedev was subsequently fined $12,000 for his outburst which stemmed from his accusation that Tsitsipas was receiving on-court coaching from his father Apostolos – something which is strictly outlawed in the rules of tennis.

TASS (2022-01-29). House fire kills woman, four kids in Russia's Arkhangelsk region. tass.com A criminal case has been opened into the incident…

TASS (2022-01-29). Most Russian regions maintain economic ties with Japan – Ministry of Economic Development. tass.com The future of bilateral partnership depends on interaction between Russian regions and Japanese prefectures, Russian Minister of Economic Development Maxim Reshetnikov said…

TASS (2022-01-29). Putin orders to consider ways to remove organizations from foreign agent list. tass.com Russian President also ordered to analyze provisions regulating the activities of media outlets acting as foreign agents, together with Roskomnadzor, the Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights and the all-Russia public organization The Union of Journalists of Russia"

WSWS (2022-01-29). Omicron case rates explode in Russia. wsws.org Like the governments in Washington, Berlin, Paris and London, the Kremlin is doing nothing to contain the virus as child infection rates soar and hospitals fill.

Staff (2022-01-29). Media floats Russia theory for Canadian trucker protest. rt.com State-owned CBC suggests that 'Russian actors' may have instigated massive protest convoy that shut down nation's capital | A cross-country convoy of truckers that has jammed the streets of Canada's capital in protest against Covid-19 vaccine mandates might seem like grass-roots pushback against government overreach, but broadcaster CBC Television has offered a more sinister explanation: Russia did it. | Speaking in an interview on Friday with Canada's public safety minister, Marco Mendicino, CBC host Nil Koksal suggested that possible Kremlin meddlers might have brought about the massive "Freedom Convoy." "Gi…

ecns.cn (2022-01-29). China, U.S. should work together to contain separatist forces of Taiwan: Chinese ambassador. ecns.cn China and the United States should "work together to contain the separatist forces of Taiwan," Chinese Ambassador to the United States Qin Gang has said.

Benjamin Norton (2022-01-29). China ayuda al gobierno sandinista de Nicaragua a construir viviendas para el pueblo. multipolarista.com China firmó un acuerdo con el gobierno sandinista de Nicaragua para construir miles de viviendas para familias pobres y trabajadoras, expandiendo el Programa Bismarck Martínez de casas dignas.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-01-29). US-China race to discover debris after F-35 crashes (+VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (MNA) — After F-35 crashed into the South China Sea, the US and China have begun a race to find the wreckage.

Anonymous103 (2022-01-29). Navy Confirms Newly Emerged Video Shows F-35 Crash In South China Sea. southfront.org F-35C Lightning II carrier variant joint strike fighter Source: U.S. Navy | Originally published on The US Navy has confirmed that an image and video that emerged in social media this week showing the crash landing of an advanced F-35C stealth fighter is authentic. It crashed and apparently rolled off the USS Vinson aircraft carrier and landed in the South China Sea on Monday. | The US Navy is re…

ecns.cn (2022-01-29). Belarusian president voices support for Beijing Winter Olympic Games. ecns.cn Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko on Friday voiced support for the Beijing Winter Olympic Games and expressed his hope of actively developing relations with China.

ecns.cn (2022-01-29). Gentoo penguins enjoy skating in E China's Nanjing. ecns.cn Four-year-old Gentoo penguins "Xiaoxi" and "Xiaole", dressed in Chinese New Year costumes, skate on the ice at the square of Nanjing Marine World in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu Province, Jan. 29, 2022.

ecns.cn (2022-01-29). China's tech powerhouse sees GDP exceed 3 trln yuan in 2021. ecns.cn South China's metropolis of Shenzhen, a technological powerhouse, saw its gross domestic product (GDP) top 3 trillion yuan (about 471 billion U.S. dollars) in 2021, said the municipal statistics bureau.

ecns.cn (2022-01-29). Tibet's GDP expands 6.7% in 2021. ecns.cn The gross domestic product (GDP) of Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region grew 6.7 percent year-on-year in 2021. The regional government announced the figure at a press conference Thursday.

Benjamin Norton (2022-01-29). China is helping Nicaragua's Sandinista gov't build houses for poor people. multipolarista.com China signed an agreement with Nicaragua's leftist Sandinista government to build thousands of homes for poor and working families, expanding the already existing Bismarck Martínez public housing program.

sputniknews (2022-01-29). Wasted! Top 4 Losses of Key US Military Assets in South China Sea Over Two Decades of Posturing. sputniknews.com The US military mission in the South China Sea is mainly geared towards countering China's territorial claims in the disputed waters. China too has ramped up its maritime strength in the South China Sea, despite an overt commitment by both parties to avoid militarisation of the western Pacific Ocean.

ecns.cn (2022-01-29). Central China's Zhengzhou launches first China-Europe train to Hungary. ecns.cn Carrying mechanical accessories, electronic components, as well as medical and hygiene products, a new China-Europe train linking Zhengzhou, capital of Henan Province, with Budapest was launched Friday.

ecns.cn (2022-01-29). China's civil aviation sets out roadmap for green development. ecns.cn China's civil aviation industry will seek green and low-carbon development during the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-2025), per a roadmap issued by the Civil Aviation Administration of China.

ecns.cn (2022-01-29). China aims to build unified electricity market system by 2025. ecns.cn China aims to initially build a unified electricity market system by 2025 to enable optimized power resource allocation in a wider scope and improve the stability and flexibility of the power system, according to guidelines released Friday.

ecns.cn (2022-01-29). China completes first megaton carbon capture project. ecns.cn Sinopec, China's largest oil refiner, said Saturday that it has completed the country's first megaton-scale project of carbon capture, utilization and storage.

ecns.cn (2022-01-29). China-Europe freight train trips top 50,000. ecns.cn The total number of China-Europe freight train trips has exceeded 50,000 as a cargo train left the southwestern city of Chengdu on Saturday for Nuremberg in Germany, according to China State Railway Group Co., Ltd.

ecns.cn (2022-01-29). Ambassador urges U.S. to respect one-China principle. ecns.cn China's ambassador to the U.S. Qin Gang urged the Biden administration to respect the one-China principle in deeds rather than just words on Thursday during his first interview with U.S. media since taking office in July.

ecns.cn (2022-01-29). China's forex market turnover tops 24t yuan in December. ecns.cn China's foreign exchange (forex) market recorded a total transaction of 24.11 trillion yuan, equivalent to $3.79 trillion, in December, official data showed.

ecns.cn (2022-01-29). China beefs up COVID-19 alert at community level during Chinese New Year holiday. ecns.cn China has asked its community medical institutions to improve their ability of early identification of COVID-19 cases as the country is seeing more cross-regional trips during the coming Spring Festival holiday.

Staff (2022-01-29). China planea enviar dos sondas a la Luna para 2027. cubadebate.cu La Administración Nacional Espacial China publicó un informe en el que perfila sus actividades para los próximos cinco años, que se centrarán en continuar con las tareas de exploración de la Luna y de otros objetos del sistema solar. La entidad china se propone enviar a nuestro satélite natural las sondas Chang'e 6 y Chang'e 7.

Sharon Akunda (2022-01-29). AFCON 2021: Burkina Faso beat Tunisia to book semi-final spot. plusnews.ug Dango Quattara was the hero and later the villain as Burkina Faso edged out Tunisia at the quarter finals of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations. Quattara's goals which came in the third minute of the added time of the first half decided the match. With eight minutes remaining in regulation time, Ouattara was expelled …

Staff (2022-01-29). West African bloc suspends Burkina Faso after military coup. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (MNA) — The West African regional bloc, ECOWAS, has suspended Burkina Faso in the aftermath of a military coup, making it the third member nation to be punished for a military takeover in only 18 months.

teleSUR- jaa -HIM (2022-01-29). Asciende a 78 la cifra de fallecidos por represión en Sudán. telesurtv.net Medios locales reportan que al menos 3.000 personas han sido detenidas tras las protestas en Sudán.

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2022-01-29). Honduras Resumes Diplomatic Relations with Venezuela. orinocotribune.com With the start of the mandate of President Xiomara Castro de Zelaya in Honduras, the Republic of Honduras normalized diplomatic relations with the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. The Honduran leader took office this Thursday, January 27, with the announcement of very innovative measures to address the crisis of extreme poverty in her country, as well as a number of progressive measures in domestic and foreign policies. | The political, economic and cultural exchange and cooperation between Venezuela and Honduras was interrupted since 2019 when former President Juan Orlando Hernández terminated relations with th…

IGD Worldwide (2022-01-29). The "Comrades" Conspiracy: An Interview on the Greek State's Use of Pretrial Conditions to Persecute Anarchists. itsgoingdown.org | In a world that criminalizes human relations, we remain comrades. — translation of banner in header image. | An anti-terror operation conducted in Athens, Greece on March 8-9, 2020 resulted in the arrest of four people. Those individuals are charged with a long laundry list of different crimes related to fifty-six separate attacks against institutions of state and capital. The flimsy premise by which authorities claim all these dozens of actions are connected is that the alleged communiqu…

Anonymous Contributor (2022-01-29). Justice Demands Freedom for Fidencio Aldama. itsgoingdown.org An update and call to action from the Fidencio Aldama Support Group regarding the case of Indigenous Yaqui political prisoner Fidencio Aldama. La versión en español sigue a la versión en inglés Indigenous Yaqui land defender Fidencio Aldama has been imprisoned since October 27, 2016. He is currently serving a sentence of fifteen years and…

IGD Worldwide (2022-01-29). how to prove the existence of anarchists of color once and for all. itsgoingdown.org | This commentary by a Chinese anarchist was prompted by Simoun Magsalin's recent piece, We welcome contributions at igdworldwide @ protonmail.com |
| i wanna start with a few observations: | the overwhelming majority of those denying the existence of anarchists of color, nonwestern anarchists or "anarchists i…

Anonymous Contributor (2022-01-29). Two Members of the CIPOG-EZ Disappeared by Municipal Police in Guerrero. itsgoingdown.org Communique from the Popular Indigenous Council of Guerrero-Emiliano Zapata (CIPOG-EZ), denouncing the disappearance of two of their members at the hands of the police, and announcing a highway blockade to protest insecurity in their communities To the Zapatista Army of National Liberation To the National Indigenous Congress To the Indigenous Governing Council To the National…

Anonymous Contributor (2022-01-29). Defending The Atlanta Forest: Background and Reportback on Week of Action. itsgoingdown.org Report from recent week of action in so-called Atlanta to #StopCopCity. Follow Defend the Atlanta Forest and Scenes from the Atlanta Forest for updates. photo: A World Without Police Since Summer of 2021 there has been an active effort to prevent the development of the South River Forest. This effort is intersectional and has been…

Anonymous Contributor (2022-01-29). Indigenous Prisoner in Struggle Marcelino Ruíz Gómez Shows Solidarity with Journalists Under Attack in Mexico. itsgoingdown.org Statement from Indigenous prisoner in struggle Marcelino Ruíz Gómez showing solidarity with journalists in Mexico after three journalists have already been killed just this year To the Zapatista Army of National Liberation To the Human Rights Defenders To the National and International Sixth To the National Indigenous Congress To the Indigenous Governing Council To the…

James O'Neill (2022-01-29). Australians Look in Vain for Signs of an Independent Foreign Policy. dissidentvoice.org One of the most disturbing features of the contemporary political scene is the almost complete absence of any difference in the foreign policy stance of the Coalition and Labor parties. It was not always so. The Whitlam government of 19 72—75 tried very hard to demonstrate a foreign policy that distinguished them from that of …

Dean Baker (2022-01-29). More Thoughts on the Great Inflation Debate. cepr.net We don't want to see anything like the surge in unemployment from the 1981—82 recession, especially if it's intended to combat an inflation problem that does not exist.

_____ (2022-01-29). Anti-Fascism At The Intersection Of Ella Baker And Clara Zetkin. popularresistance.org This article is a continuation of a previous one titled "Rethinking Revolution for an Age of Resurgent Fascism." Ella Baker's work leading the Young Negroes' Cooperative League (YNCL) from 1930-1933 is here used to further inform today's anti-fascism. Overall, this article relates Baker's work to the dissenting views of German Communist Party (KPD) co-founder Clara Zetkin, specifically her views on fascism and the systemic alternative she referred to as a "Soviet Congress for a Soviet Germany." This was a federation of autonomous councils formed in neighborhoods and workplaces for mutual aid, self-defense, and as…

_____ (2022-01-29). Financial Superbubble Meets Political Dystopia. popularresistance.org Because only fools believe they can predict the short-term fluctuations of the economy, let's follow in the style of Descartes and just retreat to the most basic possible prediction that we are certain will come true. Which is: The current boom in asset prices‚Äâ—‚Äâhigh prices not just in one asset, but in stocks, financial assets, real estate, luxury goods, crypto, NFTs and any other hastily invented place where money can flow‚Äâ—‚Äâwill come to an end. Whether that end comes tomorrow or in six months or in a year or in five years i…

_____ (2022-01-29). Michael Ratner Was A Revolutionary Lawyer Like No Other. popularresistance.org When Michael Ratner died in 2016, the world lost one of the great human rights lawyers of the past century. A descendant of holocaust survivors, Ratner embodied the courage and integrity that is often sorely lacking among his peers in the legal field, taking on cases that seemed impossible to win, but were always essential to protecting human rights. He served as president of the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) as well as the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR), and spent much of his life advocating for the protection of civil liberties and civil rights. | One of his greatest achiev…

_____ (2022-01-29). So Much For Transparency: Navy Unwilling To Release Report On Red Hill. popularresistance.org The slow roll has begun. With transparency thrown out the window, the Navy's announced on January 26 that it would release only the summary of the report on how jet fuel got into the water supply. "When the review is complete, we expect the Navy to provide a summary of the conclusions in a public release," the chief of information for the Navy declared. The Navy has released full reports of previous leaks from the Red Hill tanks. | The full report was given to the Commander of the US Navy's Pacific Command, 12 days ago on January 14 and the completed report was only acknowledged on January 24. The Sierra Club's a…

Bryant Arroyo (2022-01-29). Time for justice / Urgent need for change in PA sentencing system. workers.org The writer is currently incarcerated at Pennsylvania's SCI Coal Township. The Families Against Mandatory Minimum (FAMM) report points out the "irrational and ineffective" sentencing laws in Pennsylvania, which send too many people to prison for far longer than necessary. Sentencing laws that severely limit pathways to relief from excessive and . . . |

Cecilia Paz (2022-01-29). Near New Orleans, weak regulations cause oil pipeline to leak 300k gallons. liberationnews.org On Jan. 12, federal documents revealed an oil spill of more than 300,000 gallons, which was discovered just east of New Orleans on December 27, 2021.

G. Dunkel (2022-01-29). Cuban doctor kidnapped in Haiti — her community protests. workers.org Jan. 23 — Dr. Daymara Pérez is a Cuban doctor who has worked in Haiti since 2019, currently at the Notre Dame Hospital in Petit-Goâve, south of Port-au-Prince. Ten days ago she was on a public bus traveling through the Martissant neighborhood, on the southern edge of Port-au-Prince, when the . . . |

scorinoco (2022-01-29). Outrage in Peru Following Devastating Repsol Oil Spill. orinocotribune.com The devastating oil spill has polluted 1.7 million square meters of soil and 1.2 million square meters of ocean, tarred 21 beaches on Peru's Pacific coast, and killed a vast variety of marine wildlife, besides incurring huge economic losses to fishing and tourism industries. | Peruvian President Pedro Castillo, on January 24, assured that his administration will take all necessary actions to ensure that Spanish transnational company Repsol "comply with its criminal, civil and administrative responsibilities" for the oil spill in the Ventanilla sea on January 15. During a meeting with artisanal fishermen of the Ch…

Staff (2022-01-29). Getting Gasoline is no Longer an Ordeal for Caracas Residents. orinocotribune.com After long months of getting up early and spending endless hours in queues at service stations in Caracas, local residents have begun to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Since the beginning of January, they can now fill their vehicles with gasoline within few minutes. | Thanks to an increase in fuel production since the end of 2021, the long lines of cars and motorcycles that used to create traffic jams around gas stations are becoming a thing of the past in the avenues of the capital city. | Ever since the start of the second quarter of 2020, with fuel shortages and the arrival of COVID-19, a fuel distrib…

Staff (2022-01-29). Guaidó May Ask US to Ease Sanctions on Venezuela for Government to Return to Dialogue with Opposition. orinocotribune.com According to a report from Guaidó stated that this plan is "on the table, aimed at strengthening the opposition in its role as…

Workers World Party (2022-01-29). To a socialist future/Build Workers World. workers.org Workers World newspaper's articles and editorials analyze major global and U.S. developments, always with an anti-capitalist, anti-imperialist perspective. Our pages report on people's movements here and abroad, to not only inform our readers but to promote those struggles and show solidarity with them. And, WW aims to advance the struggle . . . |

Julia Rock (2022-01-29). YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: Federal Court Blocks Biden's "Huge Climate Bomb" dailyposter.com

Plus News (2022-01-29). Details: Ex-minister Lokodo died while on official duty in Switzerland. plusnews.ug Former Minister of State for Ethics and Integrity in the Office of the President of Uganda, Father Simon Lokodo died while on official duty in Switzerland, according to the Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC). On Saturday morning, UHRC where Lokodo has been a member, announced his passing in a brief message posted on twitter. "It's …

ecns.cn (2022-01-29). Almost 3 bln COVID-19 vaccine doses administered on Chinese mainland. ecns.cn Almost 3 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses had been administered on the Chinese mainland as of Friday, data from the National Health Commission showed Saturday.

ecns.cn (2022-01-29). Xinjiang puts first plateau airport into operation. ecns.cn A flight from Urumqi to Zhaosu in Xinjiang landed at the Zhaosu Tianma Airport on Friday, marking the official operation of the first plateau airport in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

Richard Horton (2022-01-29). [Comment] Offline: Sex and power during a pandemic. thelancet.com "At the height of the pandemic, women were underrepresented across the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) and related subgroups advising cabinet on the coronavirus response." This conclusion comes from the Fawcett Society, which campaigns for gender equality and women's rights at work, in its latest report, Sex and Power 2022. It's impossible to disagree—at least in the UK. Chris Whitty and Patrick Vallance, together with Jonathan Van-Tam and Neil Ferguson, became the very masculine face of Britain's response.

teleSUR-mcs -HIM (2022-01-29). Chile registra récord diario de 26.727 contagios por Covid-19. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con las autoridades sanitarias las estadísticas registras esta jornada son récords absolutos desde el inicio de la enfermedad en el país.

Betsey Stone (2022-01-29). Socialist Workers Party conference launches 2022 California campaign. themilitant.com LOS ANGELES — Socialist Workers Party members in California met in a statewide convention here Jan. 23 and voted to run Eleanor García, a retired aerospace worker and party leader with long experience in working-class struggles, for U.S. Senate and Joel Britton, a longtime SWP campaigner, unionist, and member of Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers Local 125, for governor. | As part of the party's bold national campaign in 2022, the candidates will present the need for the working class to fight today's attacks by the bosses and their political parties, and to chart a course to take poli…

Tanya Wadhwa (2022-01-29). Assassination of journalists sparks outrage in Mexico. peoplesdispatch.org On January 25, hundreds of journalists took to the streets across Mexico to protest against the assassinations of three fellow professionals this month. Journalists, joined in solidarity by members of human rights and social organizations, held vigils and demonstrated in

Staff (2022-01-29). Australia says it found 'Son of Omicron' amid Covid surge. rt.com New 'stealth' sub-variant of the Omicron strain has been found in a 'very low number' of cases across the country | Australian health authorities have announced that the "stealth" Covid-19 viral strain, dubbed the "Son of Omicron" in the media, has been detected in a number of states and territories. This BA.2 sub-variant — thought to be more infectious than the original Omicron — has already been seen in more than 40 countries. | In a statement announcing the "early detection" of the sub-variant on Friday, a Federal Health Department spokeswoman had confirmed that a "very low number" of cases had be…

teleSUR (2022-01-29). Winners of the Casa de las Americas Award 2022 Announced. telesurenglish.net Works from Argentina, Cuba, and Spain were awarded literary prizes in an array of categories in the 62nd edition of the literary contest. More than 1 600 works were received and the winners were identified among 150 finalists. | The Casa de las Américas literature award has returned after it was called off due to the pandemic in 2021. The literary contest received over 1 600 applications including 759 in novels, 755 in poetry and 97 in essays. Jan. 29, 2022.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-01-29). Freedom Convoy 2022 in Solidarity with the Truck Drivers: What Canada Needs Is the "Political Quarantine" of Justin Trudeau. globalresearch.ca A mass movement against the Covid mandate is unfolding coast to coast across Canada in solidarity with cross-border truck drivers. Tens of thousands of people will be joining the truck drivers in Ottawa.

teleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-01-29). Mayor parte de los haitianos desea emigrar, según encuesta. telesurtv.net La crisis económica en la que está sumido el país caribeño se vio exacerbada con la Covid-19.

sputniknews (2022-01-29). With Care and Comfort: Japanese Netizens Praise 'Genius' Child Seat at Food Court. sputniknews.com Another example of a brilliant idea for parents and their little children has been born in Japan.

teleSUR, jaa, MER (2022-01-29). Despliegan brigadas médicas para combatir la Covid-19 en Cochabamba. telesurtv.net El Ministerio de Salud detalló que se enviarán cerca de 40 equipos con más de un centenar de médicos para atender a la población.

WSWS (2022-01-29). Bridge collapses in Pittsburgh ahead of Biden's visit touting scaled-back infrastructure bill. wsws.org Rescue workers working with ropes and creating a human chain were able to get the two passengers and driver off the bus as well as the other people who were in their cars.

Vijay Prashad (2022-01-29). Make the whole world know that the South also exists: The Fourth Newsletter (2022). mronline.org The political and cultural divisions that widened during the Trump years continue to inflict a heavy toll on U.S. society, including over the government's ability to control the COVID-19 pandemic.

teleSUR, mcs, JGN (2022-01-29). Uruguay reporta 13.625 contagios de la Covid-19 en 24 horas. telesurtv.net Las autoridades sanitarias instan a la población al estricto cumplimiento de las medidas sanitarias para frenar la propagación de la enfermedad.

A Guest Author (2022-01-29). The 'next Cuba' will not be colonized. workers.org The following, lightly edited article first appeared in Resumen Latinoamericano — English Jan. 18, 2022. By Pedro Jorge Velázquez There are failures that I guess you get a taste for, or how can it be possible for the defeated to regenerate into new forms of failure? Are they guided by . . . |

Fight Back (2022-01-29). Philippines: Condemn cold-blooded murder of NDFP Peace Consultant Pedro Codaste. fightbacknews.org The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) condemns in the strongest terms the Armed Forces of the Philippines, particularly its Eastern Mindanao Command, the 4th Infantry Division and its fascist troops, for the abduction and murder of National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) Peace Consultant Pedro Codaste (Ka Gonyong/Ka Serv) and his companion Ka Globe/Sandro (also recovering from battle wounds) which happened sometime between January 19 and January 25. | According to initial reports, Ka Gonyong was detached from the NPA since August 2021 to convalesce from various ailments and was staying in a hou…

Hedelberto López Blanch (2022-01-29). El litio y la operación neoliberal de Piñera. globalizacion.ca Con la licitación y entrega de abundantes reservas de litio a dos empresas privadas, Sebastián Piñera quería despedirse de la presidencia chilena dejando un aciago legado a su sucesor, Gabriel Boric, situación parecida a la operación neoliberal realizada en Argentina…

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-01-29). Iran-UAE qualifying match to be held in empty stadium. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (MNA) — The Iranian National Taskforce for Fighting Coronavirus said in a statement that as the Covid-19 infection rate is rising rapidly in the country, the Iran-UAE qualifying match to be held in Tehran Azadi stadium without fans.

sputniknews (2022-01-29). Expert: Central Banks Join Virtual Gold Rush to Keep Up With Rising Crypto. sputniknews.com BRUSSELS (Sputnik) – Central banks have been pressured to digitize conventional currencies after the cryptocurrency boom paved the way for an ever-growing interest in decentralized banking, Louis Larue, an economic professor and a researcher at the University of Gothenburg, told Sputnik.

WSWS (2022-01-29). Supreme Court poised to end racial preferences in university admissions. wsws.org The far-right majority will posture as defenders of equality, a pretense made possible by Democrats' complete embrace of identity politics.

Staff (2022-01-29). Man guilty of stalking tennis star Raducanu. rt.com A 35-year-old man has been found guilty in a UK court of stalking teenage tennis ace Emma Raducanu | Ex-Amazon delivery driver Amrit Magar will be sentenced at a later date for a stalking campaign of US Open winner, 19-year-old Brit Emma Raducanu, after being found guilty at Bromley Magistrates' Court on Friday. | Raducanu, ranked 18th in the world, told police that she remains nervous to leave her house after being inundated with unwanted notes and gifts from the 35-year-old Magar, who is married. | The court heard that Magar became besotted with Raducanu after watching her compete on television while he was…

Ashley Curtin (2022-01-29). 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rules against telecom industry in California net neutrality case. nationofchange.org The court ruled against the telecom industry and California's net neutrality law is now enforceable.

Staff (2022-01-29). Canada prepares for anti-Covid-mandate trucker protest. rt.com National security forces and intelligence professionals have been roped in to augment police ranks as the Freedom Convoy reaches Ottawa | The Canadian government has mobilized police and national security forces to bolster the police presence in Ottawa as 'Freedom Convoy' truckers protesting vaccine mandates make their way into the national capital. Around 50,000 truckers are thought to be part of the group, which will organize demonstrations over the weekend. | Claiming signs of "flagrant extremism" were being displayed by some protesters, Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino told CBC News on Friday that va…

Rainer Shea (2022-01-29). Haiti's Migrant Crisis & the Blind Eye to Imperialism's Sins. orinocotribune.com By Rainer Shea — Jan 27, 2022 | Last year, when photos came out of Texas border patrols riding on horseback to use whip-like reins for intimidating Black Haitian migrants, the United States was confronted with an uncomfortable reality about how our society is set up. | Images like these were supposed to be confined to America's era of slavery, yet here they were today. What factors had led to the situation revealed in these photos? Why had these migrants fled their homes? How much was the United States to blame? Beyond the unnerving optics, how many parallels were there between the context behind the border…

Juan Cole (2022-01-29). Another Sign Big Three Automakers are dumping Big Oil: GM to invest $7 Billion in Michigan Electric Vehicle, Battery Plants. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — Kalea Hall at the Detroit News reports that General Motors will invest $7 billion in the development of electric vehicles and batteries, in a bid to overtake Tesla. Article continues after bonus video WXYZ 7 Detroit: "GM to spend nearly $7B on EV, battery plants in Michigan" That $7 billion …

sputniknews (2022-01-29). Forgive Thy Neighbour: Ye Reportedly Spreading Rumours That Pete Davidson is Gay, Has AIDS. sputniknews.com Kim Kardashian, 41, and Davidson began dating last October, less than a year after she filed for divorce from Kanye West, now officially Ye. The couple have four children together, and West has made several emotional comments about the situation.

Doctors for COVID Ethics (2022-01-29). J'Accuse! The Gene-based "Vaccines" Are Killing People. Governments Worldwide Are Lying to You the People, to the Populations They Purportedly Serve. globalresearch.ca The Signal of Harm is now indisputably overwhelming, and, in line with universally accepted ethical standards for clinical trials, Doctors for Covid Ethics demands that the 'Covid' vaccine programme be halted immediately.

Anonymous669 (2022-01-29). Houthis Claim 40 UAE-Backed Fighters Were Killed OR Wounded In Missile Strike On Shabwah (Photos). southfront.org Click to see full-size image. Source: the Houthis media wing | Early on January 29, the Houthis (Ansar Allah) announced that they had targeted a large gathering of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)-backed Giants Brigades in the district of Usaylan in the Yemeni province of Shabwah with a ballistic missile. | In a brief statement, Brig. Gen. Yahya Sari, a spokesman for the group, said that the missile strike killed or wounded 40 fighters and commanders of the Giants Brigades. Several military vehicles wer…

Chris McCall (2022-01-29). [World Report] Tonga disaster health response accelerates. thelancet.com Communications with the island nation are being restored as the aid response begins to reach affected populations. Chris McCall reports.

Fred Saad (2022-01-29). [Comment] Improving outcomes of men with incurable prostate cancer. thelancet.com Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) has been the standard of care for treating metastatic prostate cancer ever since the discovery that prostate cancer was an androgen-dependent disease in the 1940s. Since then, several therapeutic strategies have built on this basic principle to further improve survival, both through the use of additional systemic therapy in patients with metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer (mHSPC) and with the addition of radiotherapy to the prostate in patients with low-volume mHSPC.

Sophia Davis (2022-01-29). [Correspondence] Inclusivity starts with language — Author's reply. thelancet.com I thank Sara Dahlen, Kelly Jane Thompson, and Ruth Kamau and colleagues for sharing their reflections on my exhibition review.1 Language is not merely sometimes but inherently divisive, in that it divides the complex-ities of the world into categories to help us to communicate. Those categories are viewed differently by different groups and often gradually shift or are forcefully challenged over time, tangled with changing paradigmatic understanding of the world. As gender and gendered language are dragged through such a transition, multiple interest groups are attempting to negotiate its course.

Staff (2022-01-29). Vienna talks to be paused for a week. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (MNA) — Deputy EU Foreign Policy Chief Enrique Mora said that the Vienna talks will have a one-week pause, stating that currently, political decisions are needed.

Richard Lane (2022-01-29). [Perspectives] Ali Zumla: respiratory medicine and global health supremo. thelancet.com Whether it is in his clinical work or endeavouring to connect colleagues across continents for future pandemic preparedness, Ali Zumla is motivated by improving patient care and the health of neglected populations. For this eminent clinician-researcher is at heart a humble man, always striving for excellence on the hospital ward or in developing plans to improve global health. As Professor of Infectious Diseases and International Health at University College London, UK, COVID-19 has been a major part of his work over the past 2 years.

teleSUR-mcs -HIM (2022-01-29). Unicef alerta que crisis libanesa afecta continuidad de la educación. telesurtv.net Unicef indicó que el 30 por ciento de los chicos se privan de su estabilidad mental debido a la situación económica del país.

Staff (2022-01-29). Silencian página web de Resumen Latinoamericano Cuba a causa del bloqueo (+ Video). cubadebate.cu Este 27 de enero, la web cubaenresumen.org, del sitio Resumen Latinoamericano, quedó silenciada como consecuencia del bloqueo estadounidense contra Cuba. El intento absurdo de silenciarnos deja al desnudo la mentira y la hipocresía sobre la tan manipulada libertad de prensa e información, informó en un comunicado la publicación.

Valerie Johnson (2022-01-29). After 10-day strike, Colorado grocery workers make gains. themilitant.com DENVER — After a solid and lively 10-day strike against King Soopers grocery-store bosses by 8,400 United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7 members from Boulder to Parker, Colorado, and the greater metro area here, a majority voted in big union meetings to approve a new three-year contract Jan. 24. | It will also be presented to thousands more union members at King Soopers in Colorado Springs, Pueblo, Grand Junction and northern Colorado whose contracts run out over the next couple weeks. | King Soopers is owned by Kroger, the country's largest grocery store chain. | While all the details of the contract…

teleSUR -HIM (2022-01-29). Panamá y Colombia triunfan en inicio de Serie del Caribe de Béisbol. telesurtv.net Los anfitriones de República Dominicana es el país que más títulos posee en Series del Caribe con 21 coronas.

WSWS (2022-01-29). Oklahoma and Alabama execute two intellectually disabled men after US Supreme Court clears the way. wsws.org In last-ditch efforts, both men had asked that they be executed by methods other than lethal injection as a means of forestalling their impending state killings.

WSWS (2022-01-29). Michigan Educators Rank-and-File Safety Committee joins with autoworkers to demand the shutdown of schools and nonessential businesses. wsws.org As Michigan's largest school district, Detroit, plans to resume face-to-face schooling, teachers, school workers, students and autoworkers map out the fight to unify the working class against the deadly school reopenings.

Clean Energy Wire (2022-01-29). Youth, NGO, launch Major Lawsuit against German Gov't for slow Climate Action in highest court. juancole.com By Jessica Bateman | — ( Clean Energy Wire ) — Young Germans supported by an environmental NGO have filed a new lawsuit with the country's highest court to force the government to further step up its climate ambitions. Nine children and young adults, along with Environmental Action Germany (DUH), launched a constitutional complaint claiming …

Pratyush Chandra (2022-01-29). On the significance of the polemical in Marxism. mronline.org A polemic for revolutionaries is a militant dialogic practice to reveal the contradictions of a position, hammering it down to break open its hardened crust in order to rescue life from the stifle of the canon.

Staff (2022-01-29). GOP Doctors Caucus 'infuriated' with Fauci, White House. rt.com "We are not going to vaccinate our way" out of the Covid-19 pandemic, Rep. Greg Murphy says | Murphy, a practicing surgeon, says the GOP Doctors Caucus is "infuriated" with the White House and its chief medical adviser, Dr. Anthony Fauci, for promoting Covid-19 vaccinations too heavily while ignoring potential therapeutic treatments. | "I'm a vice chair of the GOP Doctors Caucus. We are infuriated — infuriated — that this has all been about vaccination. Fauci has been, 'Vaccination, vaccination, vaccination,' rather than therapeutics," Murphy told Breitbart News on Friday, adding that he believes the…

sputniknews (2022-01-29). Legendary Queen Mary Ocean Liner Closes for Repairs, First in Decades. sputniknews.com The Queen Mary set sail in 1934 and docked at Long Beach harbor in 1967 at the completion of her final voyage, after decades of transporting over 2 million people on over 1,000 North Atlantic cruises. It was transformed into a floating hotel, attraction, and event site off the coast of Southern California.

Tom Coburg (2022-01-29). Met police pay compensation to Spycops victim, but justice is yet to be served. thecanary.co On 25 January, the

WSWS (2022-01-29). University of Chicago students denounce in-person classes and inadequate safety measures as Omicron spreads. wsws.org While students and staff are speaking out against the resumption of in-person learning at the University of Chicago as a wave of infections spreads on campus, top university officials are ignoring their concerns.

ecns.cn (2022-01-29). Zhangjiajie turns to wonderland after snow. ecns.cn Rime and icicle appeared in scenic spots as snow hit Zhangjiajie on Friday.

sputniknews (2022-01-29). Protests Against Mandatory COVID Vaccination Hit Vienna. sputniknews.com Austria became the first European country to announce mandatory vaccination, starting in February. The jabs will be obligatory for all citizens except for those under 19, pregnant women, and people suffering from certain medical conditions.

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