Daily Archives: May 24, 2022

2022-05-24: News Headlines

JANET (2022-05-24). Recorded Webinar: Where is the War in Ukraine Going and What Should be the Response of the Peace Movement. iacenter.org Speakers: Scott Ritter — Former UN Weapons Inspector Ajamu Baraka — Black Alliance for Peace Sara Flounders — International Action Center Alan Freeman — International Manifesto Group Moderator — Joe Lombardo, UNAC Coordinator The webinar discusses the present situation in Ukraine as well as what position the peace movement should take. Our movement has been affected by the massive propaganda and censorship that we are experiencing in the US. This war bring the US in direct confrontation with Russia, a major nuclear power.

JANET (2022-05-24). NATO's globalist ambition Finland, Sweden: Two more pawns for U.S. dominance. iacenter.org By Manuel Raposo May 23, 2022 The author is editor of the Portuguese web magazine jornalmudardevida.net, where the article was published May 18. Translator: John Catalinotto Demonstrators protest Sweden's application for NATO membership. Stockholm, May 21. Credit: Mike Powers, Folket I Bild The planned enlargement of NATO to include Finland and Sweden is being hailed as proof of the strengthening and cohesion of the Western bloc and as a demonstration of the defeat of "Putin's" plans, i.e., those of the Russian Federation. Add this to the daily clamors announcing a military victory of the Ukrainians and presaging…

Kevin Mwanza (2022-05-24). Bank Of England: Apocalyptic Food Shortage Is Coming. moguldom.com The governor of the U.K.'s central bank has warned of an "apocalyptic" food shortage due to rising prices and the war in Ukraine, and said he is "helpless" in the face of surging inflation. Andrew Bailey, head of the government-owned Bank of England, told lawmakers that he has "run out of horsemen" when counting the …

Dave DeCamp (2022-05-24). US Mulls Sanctioning Countries That are Buying Russian Oil. news.antiwar.com As the US is looking for more ways to inflict damage on Russia's economy, the Biden administration The New York Times

C.J. Polychroniou (2022-05-24). Biden Is Breaking His Climate Promises. What Are the Consequences? truthout.org Although the war in Ukraine has put climate action on the back burner for many policy makers, the global climate crisis is spinning out of control. Various climate records In the interview tha…

_____ (2022-05-24). Biden Vows To Intervene Militarily In Taiwan If China 'Invades'. popularresistance.org On Monday, May 23, President Joe Biden stated that he would defend Taiwan militarily if the People's Republic of China were to "invade". These comments were made during a joint news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in Tokyo. | At the news conference, a reporter asked Biden, "You didn't want to get involved in the Ukraine conflict militarily for obvious reasons. Are you willing to get involved militarily to defend Taiwan if it comes to that?" Biden replied "Yes," adding "that's the commitment we made." | This statement deviates from the US's historic policy regarding China and Taiwan. The US p…

Ryan Swan (2022-05-24). U.S. Increases Aid to Over $100 Million per Day for Ukraine War: A Critique of the West's Militarized Approach. covertactionmagazine.com "Putin only understands the language of strength" has become the unanimous position among elite decision-makers within the North Atlantic Treaty …

Benjamin Norton (2022-05-24). US Meddling in Colombia's Election, Warns Left-Wing Vice Presidential Candidate Francia Márquez. orinocotribune.com By Benjamin Norton &#1 ; May 17, 2022 | The top vice presidential candidate for Colombia's May elections, Francia Márquez, called out the US government for meddling in the electoral process. The left-wing activist criticized the war on drugs, militarization, and "free trade," calling for land reform and reparations. | The vice presidential candidate for the leading ticket in Colombia's May elections has accused the US government of meddling in her country's internal politics to hurt the left wing. | Francia Márquez is an activist from the grassroots social movements of the Afro-Colombian community. She is the vic…

_____ (2022-05-24). US Trying to Create a "Second Front" against Russia in Syria. journal-neo.org Without even bothering to mask its Russophobic positions in the conflict in Ukraine and experiencing a failure in its actions there, Washington is strenuously seeking to unleash a "second front" against Russia in any zone sensitive to Moscow. The United States is actively trying to destabilize the situation in the Central Asian region, to worsen …

Staff (2022-05-24). NATO eyes Danish port as naval hub for Baltic Sea operations. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Copenhagen PostMay 23, 2022 Esbjerg could become NATO maritime hub Esbjerg has long thrived on maritime business….[S]oon, it could become ground zero for a different kind of maritime industry…the military sort. The defence minister, Morten Bà∏dskov, is in the city today to look into the possibility of Esbjerg Harbour becoming a NATO maritime hub. NATO …

Staff (2022-05-24). Danes pledge missiles for use against Russian Black Sea Fleet, Pentagon war group expands. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Defense NewsMay 23, 2022 Ukraine to get Harpoon anti-ship missiles from Denmark amid Russian Black Sea blockade Denmark will arm Ukraine with a modern Harpoon anti-ship launcher and missiles to protect its coasts, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said Monday after concluding the latest U.S.-led meeting of international defense chiefs to coordinate military aid for Ukraine. …

____ (2022-05-24). As it escalates war against Russia, Biden administration threatens war against China. wsws.org The United States is recklessly intensifying its war with Russia in Ukraine, which has already killed tens of thousands of people and displaced millions.

____ (2022-05-24). Oxfam report: As millions face starvation food giants' profits soar. wsws.org Billionaires in the food and agribusiness sector have seen their collective wealth increase by $382 billion or 45 percent over the past two years.

____ (2022-05-24). Canadian imperialism's fascist friends—Part 4: How Ottawa provided the Ukrainian fascists refuge and incubated and promoted far-right Ukrainian nationalism. wsws.org The Canadian ruling class provided safe-haven to the Nazis' Ukrainian accomplices, helped them whitewash their crimes, and incubated and promoted a far-right Ukrainian nationalism that has served as the political-ideological spearhead of the drive to transform "independent" Ukraine into an instrument of the NATO powers. |

Editor2 (2022-05-24). US Troops Smuggle 70 Oil Tankers Out of Syria. orinocotribune.com US Forces Have Smuggled Hundreds Of Oil Tankers Out Of Syria Over The Past Few Months. | US occupation forces continue to loot Syrian oil from the northern Al-Jazeera region of Syria's Hasakah governorate, as a US military convoy of around 70 oil tankers reportedly made their way towards Iraq through the illegal Al-Waleed border crossing on 14 May. | According to local sources in the Al-Yarubiyah countryside, the convoy was accompanied by an additional 15 trucks carrying military equipment as well as six armored vehicles. | A day earlier, 46 US vehicles were reportedly transferred out of Syria through the same bo…

Dean Baker (2022-05-24). Two Quick Notes: Inflation and the Stock Market Plunge. cepr.net Sorry folks, I'm back!!!! Anyhow, I was following the news the last few weeks and was struck by a couple of items that seem to have gotten little attention. First, on inflation, we have seen a sharp fall in the break-even inflation rate for inflation-indexed 10-year Treasury bonds compared with conventional Treasury bonds. This break-even …

____ (2022-05-24). Imperialism and the lie of the soul. wsws.org The Financial Times' Gideon Rachman has written a column that is an unintentional—and, therefore, all the more devastating—exposure of the intellectual and moral putrefaction of bourgeois journalism and the political and social system it defends.

____ (2022-05-24). Latest COVID wave exacerbates dire conditions in New York City K-12 schools. wsws.org New York City K-12 schools have seen a near-twofold increase in infections recently, with more than 10,000 cases last week.

Editor (2022-05-24). Pressure Mounts on Patel Over Assange Decision. scheerpost.com Priti Patel. (Number 10/Flickr) | By Joe Lauria / At some point during the next nine days, British Home Secretary Priti Patel will decide whether or not to extradite imprisoned WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange to the United States to face espionage charges for publishing accurate information revealing U.S. war crimes. | Pressure is building from both sides on the home secretary. Press freedom and human rights organizations, a Nobel laureate, the Council of Europe's human rights commissioner,…

TiffanyAnn Goodson (2022-05-24). 200 Members of Congress Voted Against Baby Formula. That's An Outrage. otherwords.org My 8-month-old daughter, Jayde, was born with a growth restriction. She weighs just 13 pounds — no more than a 3-month-old. She sees a pediatric nutritionist and eats a specialized formula that provides 30 calories per ounce in hopes of getting her on the elusive growth curve. | Jayde was crawling steadily towards this goal — until all of a sudden, we couldn't find her formula anywhere. We spent hours scouring the internet, social media, and stores. As the national shortage took hold, none could be found. | When I was on my last can of formula and crying in the empty aisles of the grocery store, I des…

Staff (2022-05-24). Davos: Stoltenberg gives keynote speech, meets Schwab, hails "freedom over free trade" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOMay 22, 2022 NATO Secretary General at Davos: "freedom is more important than free trade" ==== Also see: Forbes: Expanded NATO will "shoot billions" to U.S. arms merchants ==== In a keynote speech to the World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday (24 May 2022), NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that "freedom is more …

____ (2022-05-24). US/NATO-provoked war in Ukraine creates food crisis in Africa. wsws.org The United Nations has warned that the war risks tipping 1.7 billion people, one-fifth of the world's population, into poverty, destitution and hunger—a horrifying scenario the imperialist powers are utilising to step up their warmongering in the Black Sea.

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2022-05-24). In the wake of Russian victory in Mariupol. mronline.org Thank God, Russia eschews any triumphalism over the surrender of the so-called neo-Nazi Azov regiment in the Azovstal factory complex in Mariupol. The Defence Ministry in Moscow announced on Friday that a total of 2,439 "Azov Nazis" and Ukrainian servicemen had laid down their arms since May 16, and that the entire Azovstal complex is now under control of Russian forces.

Anonymous103 (2022-05-24). Only The Most Extremist Foreign Fighters Now Entering Ukraine To Fight Russians. southfront.org Click to see full-size imageSpecial forces soldiers posing as veterans operate in Ukraine battlefronts. | Written by Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst | With the Western media apparatus bombarding audiences with a narrative that a liberal Ukraine is struggling against an authoritarian Russia to preserve its democracy, Far-Right ultra-nationalist forces, including neo-Nazi battalions, have been normalized and lionized to the point that thousands of foreigners have flooded into a warzone to…

Anonymous103 (2022-05-24). Leaked Videos Reveal Patriotic Education Of Children By Azov Nazis In Ukraine (Videos 18+). southfront.org Children in the Azov training camp | Exclusive materials from the flash drive of one of the journalists of the Ukrainian Nazi Azov regiment found in Mariupol were leaked online. The first footage from the flash drive of reveals the extent of nationalist training of children in Ukraine. | The first videos shared online by foreign reporters show Ukrainian children, some about 8-years old, and teenagers being trained to become the decent fighters of Ukrainian nazi formations, i.e. make Nazi salut, yelling Nazi slog…

Amarynth (2022-05-24). NATO vs Russia: what happens next. thesaker.is In Davos and beyond, NATO's upbeat narrative plays like a broken record, while on the ground, Russia is stacking up wins that could sink the Atlantic order. By Pepe Escobar,…

Ann Brown (2022-05-24). Former Minister Of Harlem Mosque No. 7 Conrad Tillard Is Running For State Senator: 5 Things To Know. moguldom.com A former high-ranking Nation of Islam leader known in New York City as the "Hip-Hop Minister" has announced he's running for a state Senate seat. Conrad Tillard, who once ran the Nation of Islam's famed Harlem Mosque No. 7 before leaving to become a Christian minister, tweeted that wants to represent New York's 25th District …

JANET (2022-05-24). Protests as U.S. tries to drag Finland, Sweden into NATO. iacenter.org By John Catalinotto May 23, 2022 May 22 — Under heavy pressure from U.S. imperialism to aid its anti-Russian offensive as part of the Ukraine war, the governments of Sweden and Finland applied to join the NATO military alliance. President Joe Biden is attempting to rush through acceptance of their membership as part of the hybrid war against Russia. Banner at demonstration in Stockholm, May 21, reads, 'We don't need NATO for peace! NATO needs us for war!' Credit: Mike Powers, Folket I Bild This rush is further evidence of the belligerent aims of U.S. imperialism in this period and its willingness to use the…

Staff (2022-05-24). Romania: France boosts NATO Black Sea presence with anti-missile system. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOSupreme Headquarters Allied Powers EuropeMay 24, 2022 France reinforces Battle Group Forward Presence in Romania The French Armed Forces are reinforcing NATO's multinational Battle Group Forward Presence (BG FP) in Romania with the SAMP/T surface-to-air missile defence system, or MAMBA in support of the Alliance's initiative to deter and defend the Eastern flank of Europe…. …

Staff (2022-05-24). NATO partner Colombia to train Ukrainian military on demining. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azeri Press AgencyMay 23, 2022 Colombia to train Ukrainian military on landmine removal A team of Colombian soldiers will travel to Europe to train their Ukrainian counterparts on de-mining techniques, the South American country's defense minister said on Monday…. Colombia's nearly 60 years of internal conflict between the armed forces, leftist rebels, right-wing paramilitaries and …

____ (2022-05-24). Biden's summits in South Korea and Japan strengthen anti-China alliances. wsws.org The purpose of Biden's trip to Asia is to consolidate military alliances against China and reassure allies that the US/NATO proxy war in Ukraine is not a distraction from its preparations for war in Asia.

M.K. Bhadrakumar (2022-05-24). CSTO won't be drawn into Ukraine war. peoplesdispatch.org There should be no surprise that the summit meeting of the leaders of the Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO) hosted by Russia at the Kremlin on May 16 fell short of articulating against the "collective West" over the Ukraine conflict. The same pattern as in the 2008 Russo-Georgian war is repeating. Russia is not dictating policies and is going along with the consensus opinion. The contrast with the US-led North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) couldn't be sharper. | The President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said at the summit in Moscow, "It is absolutely clear that without united pushback from…

Editor (2022-05-24). "The U.S. doesn't want peace" mronline.org About the Ukraine war, "green" price gouging and the wrong course of the Left Party. A conversation with Oskar Lafontaine.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-24). Russell "Texas" Bentley: Azovstal Surrender Prompted Shift in Western Public View of Russia's Ukraine Op. libya360.wordpress.com Ekaterina Blinova The Azovstal operation sent a powerful message to Kiev and its US backers, presenting a glaring contrast between Ukrainian nationalists' mistreatment of Russia and DPR POWs and Moscow's humane approach to those who laid down arms, according to Russell "Texas" Bentley, a US-born Donbass volunteer and war correspondent. Russell Bentley, a volunteer fighter…

Staff (2022-05-24). U.S. to sell Poland six more Patriot anti-missile batteries. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Polish RadioMay 24, 2022 Poland to boost air defences with six more Patriot batteries: minister Poland's defence minister has said he has taken steps to acquire six more batteries of the US Patriot anti-ballistic missile defence system for his country amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Mariusz B≈Çaszczak made the announcement at a security conference in …

Staff (2022-05-24). U.S. pressures Georgia to adopt harsher measures against Russia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Civil GeorgiaMay 24, 2022 U.S. Urges Georgia to 'Take All Possible Steps to Support Ukraine' U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged the Georgian government "to take all possible steps to support Ukraine and to hold the Russian Federation accountable for its war crimes," in a letter congratulating Foreign Minister Ilia Darchiashvili on his appointment …

Staff (2022-05-24). Pentagon thanks Czechs for delivering attack helicopters, tanks, missile systems to Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ukrainian News AgencyMay 24, 2022 Helicopters, Tanks And Missile Systems. Czech Republic Hands Over Weapons To Ukraine To Fight With Russia The Czech Republic has handed over combat helicopters, tanks and missile systems to Ukraine…. The head of the Pentagon Lloyd Austin announced this at a briefing after the second meeting of the Contact Group …

Anonymous103 (2022-05-24). Military Situation In Eastern Ukraine, Izyum-Severodonetsk On May 24, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org emptyRussian forces are developing their advance in the town of Lyman; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue near Severodonetsk city; | The AFU reportedly sent two more battalions from the territorial defense to Severodonetsk city; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces were reported near Toshkivka; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces were reported in Zolote; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces were reported in P…

Anonymous103 (2022-05-24). Appeal Of Ordinary Heroes Of 3rd Battalion Of 105th Regiment Of DPR To Their High Command (Video). southfront.org During the military conflict in Ukraine, dozens of videos were shared online showing Ukrainian servicemen claiming that they were thrown…

Anonymous765 (2022-05-24). Slow And Steady, Russia Continues To Move Forward. southfront.org |

Anonymous103 (2022-05-24). Military Situation In Ukraine On May 24, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org emptyRussia attacked military assets of the AFU near Bakhmut with high-precision missiles; | Russia attacked military assets of the AFU near Soledar with high-precision missiles; | Russia attacked military assets of the AFU near Spornoe with high-precision missiles; | Russia attacked military assets of the AFU near Lyman with high-precision missiles; | On May 23, 210 AFU members were killed and 31 armored vehicles were destroyed by the Russian Armed Forces, according to the Russi…

Amarynth (2022-05-24). Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's remarks and answers to questions during a meeting with the New Horizons educational marathon participants. thesaker.is Moscow, May 17, 2022 Friends, I'm delighted to attend the marathon again, as I was delighted to speak before you in the spring and autumn of 2021. I believe recreating…

Amarynth (2022-05-24). The Secret American Plan to Make Russia Great Again. thesaker.is By Dmitry Orlov for the Saker Blog It is generally a good idea to avoid ascribing nefarious intent to actions explained by mere stupidity. But this is a case where…

Amarynth (2022-05-24). History is Being Written Before our Eyes. thesaker.is By Batiushka for The Saker Blog The Moving Finger writes and, having writ, Moves on: And neither Devotion, nor Wit Shall make it cancel a Half-Line of it, Nor Tears…

Amarynth (2022-05-24). A major national embarrassment is being hidden from Ukrainians. thesaker.is By Nikolai Storozhenko and translated by Saker Translators Original Link: m.vz.ru/world/2022/5/17/1158916.html There was no surrender by Azov National Battalion militants, Kiev assures us. There was only an "evacuation" (not clear…

Editor (2022-05-24). Dirty NYPD Detective Responsible for 15 False Convictions Back on the Stand as Judge Reviews 1988 Murder Conviction. scheerpost.com Detectives Louis Scarcella, left, and Stephen Chmil at the Brooklyn district attorney's office on April 19, 1994.LUIZ C. RIBEIRO/NEW YORK POST ARCHIVES /NYP HOLDINGS, INC./GETTY | By Theodore Hamm / Despite his dubious track record, retired Brooklyn detective Louis Scarcella relishes the spotlight. He is always dapper, physically fit and ready to spar. | Yet last week at the Brooklyn courthouse, the spotlight dimmed. The Indypendent was…

Editor (2022-05-24). When US Pivot is Seen as an 'Expansion' Into Asia. scheerpost.com Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) shakes hands with US Vice President Joe Biden (L) inside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on December 4, 2013. (Lintao Zhang/AFP/Getty Images) | By Mark Kukis / Vladimir Putin and other Russian leaders now more than ever have reason to feel encircled with Sweden and Finland Moscow's persis…

Editor (2022-05-24). Guantanamo, Cuba: VII Symposium on the Abolition of Foreign Military Bases. scheerpost.com Screenshot/Telesur English. | By Colonel (Ret) Ann Wright / The Naval Base is the site of the infamous US military prison that, as of April 2022, still holds 37 men, most of whom have never been tried as their trial would reveal the torture to which the US has subjected them.

Staff (2022-05-24). Khalil Awawdeh and Raed Rayan: Freedom for Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike! samidoun.net Two Palestinian prisoners are currently on long-term hunger strikes to end their administrative detention, imprisonment without charge or trial, in the colonial prisons of the occupation regime. Khalil Awawdeh has been on hunger strike for 83 days and Raed Rayan has been on hunger strike for 48 days. They are among up to 600 Palestinians …

Russiancouncil.ru (2022-05-24). Regional Dimensions of Russia — India Partnership Discussed at RIAC. russiancouncil.ru On May 24, 2022, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) held a round table titled "Regional Dimensions of Russia — India Partnership under the New Circumstances". RIAC Director General Andrey Kortunov delivered welcoming remarks…

_____ (2022-05-24). BLM Leader In Court To Challenge Racist And Retaliatory Charges. popularresistance.org Tristan Taylor, a co-founder of Detroit Will Breathe (DWB) and a Left Voice member, is defending himself in court on Monday, May 23, against felony charges for protesting the murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor in 2020. Taylor is one of the Shelby 5, a group of protestors facing felony charges for demanding that Robert Shellide, the Chief of Police in Shelby Township, Michigan, be fired for posting violently racist remarks about the mass protests. Several additional protestors were charged with misdemeanors. | On Taylor's court date, Monday May 23, Detroit Will Breathe, an organization which was born in th…

_____ (2022-05-24). Colombia Deports Outstanding Communicator Teri Mattson. popularresistance.org The Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA) denounces the detention and deportation of COHA Board Member and CODEPINK Latin America organizer and media host Teri Mattson, who traveled to Bogota to serve as an accredited international observer for the historic May 29th election in Colombia. She had been invited by Colombia's Permanent Committee for the Defense of Human Rights (CPDH). Ms. Mattson, having arrived in Bogota on May 22, was refused entry by Colombian authorities, forced to stay in the airport overnight and deported on May 23 on the absurd grounds that she "represents a risk to the security of the State."

_____ (2022-05-24). Mark Esper Reveals US Plans For War And Terror Against Venezuela. popularresistance.org Washington — A new book from former Defense Secretary Mark Esper has revealed shocking new details about the Trump administration's war on Venezuela. "A Sacred Oath: Memoirs of a Secretary of Defense During Extraordinary Times" admits that the Trump administration plotted to invade Venezuela and discussed assassinating President Nicolas Maduro, carrying out a wave of terrorist attacks on civilian infrastructure, and raising a mercenary army to start a Contra-style terror war. Esper also all but confirms Washington's involvement in Operation Gideon — a botched military invasion of the country, and a 20…

_____ (2022-05-24). The Maasai's Peaceful Fight Over Their Homeland. popularresistance.org Native to the north of the country, Tanzania's Maasai people have been protesting against the government's renewed efforts to strip them of the right to occupy and use their ancestral lands. What would it take to defend their homeland? | "I am born to live my life," says Denis Moses Oleshangai, a Maasai youth activist hailing from northern Tanzania, in the Ngorongoro province's village of Endulen. "But to live my life I need to achieve my dreams, so I will be fighting even if there is any danger, or obstacle for community and myself." | In recent years, many Maasai activists were arrested for speaking out. In 201…

_____ (2022-05-24). United Nations: Four Key Climate Indicators Broke Records In 2021. popularresistance.org The UN's World Meteorological Organization released its annual State of the Climate report on Wednesday, and the result is a grim account of the progression of the climate crisis. | The report found that four key climate indicators broke records in 2021: greenhouse gas concentrations, ocean acidification, ocean temperature and sea level rise. | "Today's State of the Climate report is a dismal litany of humanity's failure to tackle climate disruption. Fossil fuels are a dead end — environmentally and economically," UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in response to the report, as The Guardian reported…

Nora Garcia Nieves (2022-05-24). Europe is at a crossroads of neoliberalism and the aspirations of the people. peoplesdispatch.org "Neither war that destroys us, nor peace that oppresses us": This historic anti-war slogan of the Spanish feminist movement holds one of the fundamental keys to building a horizon of peace. It claims that peace is not just a ceasefire, nor is it surrender to or silence before those who impose their wars on others. Rather, peace is the building of a foundation for fostering relations based on mutual respect and cooperation. | Such an idea is neither naive nor impossible. Where there's a will, there's a way. | Building a new path based on a lasting peace is the only possible alternative for the sustainability of al…

Sandipan Talukdar (2022-05-24). Monkeypox emerges as a concern. peoplesdispatch.org Monkeypox is another viral disease that has raised concerns in many parts of the world, and even the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the need for close monitoring. The rare viral disease's spread in different populations outside Africa has alarmed scientists. Experts say that the recent spread pattern of the disease rai…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-05-24). Tunisian political parties and trade unions reject president's move to enact a new constitution. peoplesdispatch.org The UGTT, Tunisia's main trade union, and major left parties gave calls for boycott of the national dialogue initiated by President Kais Saied last week, almost a year after he dismissed the elected government…

Capire (2022-05-24). Women in struggle sustain life in rural and urban areas. peoplesdispatch.org During the 3rd Continental Assembly of ALBA Movements, In light of the economic crisis created by the neoliberal government of the former president Mauricio Macri (2015-2019), as well as the difficulties imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, grassroots feminist movements have organized r…

Johanna Kichton (2022-05-24). People's Action Institute and Data for Progress Unveil New Poll Showing Critical Need and Bipartisan Support for Housing Repairs. peoplesaction.org According to Poll, 1 in 4 Pennsylvania Voters Need Critical Repairs to Their Homes Contact: Johanna Kichton, press@peoplesaction.org, 202.660.0605 WASHINGTON, D.C.—People's Action Institute and Data for Progress today unveiled new research showing critical need and bipartisan support for public investment in housing repairs. The poll comes as housing prices and rent costs skyrocket in Pennsylvania …

Khalil Bendib (2022-05-24). The Real 'Great Replacement'. otherwords.org

Peter Certo (2022-05-24). In OtherWords: May 25, 2022. otherwords.org Is there anything scarier than not having food to feed your baby — or more scandalous than politicians who refuse to help when you can't? | That's the situation facing millions of parents in this country — including our contributor TiffanyAnn Goodson — as the national formula shortage goes unresolved. | Although the Biden administration has intervened to help, Congress needs to do its part too. | This week in OtherWords, TiffanyAnn writes about her fury over nearly 200 Republicans voting against a federal effort to increase formula capacity. "This crisis — which has literally taken food fr…

Robert P. Alvarez (2022-05-24). Cancel Student Loan Debt. Bail Out Regular People. otherwords.org I borrowed money to pay for college. Like 45 million other Americans who did the same, I owe student loan debt. | My generation was sold a pipe dream about what a degree could mean for our future. I wanted so badly for this dream to come true that I leapt at the opportunity to take out loans. | What I didn't know then was just how much the cost of higher education was soaring — and that colleges were hiking prices to take advantage of the federal government's willingness to help poor and low-income students like me cover tuition. | I remember talking to my college counselor about how she paid $240 a year to…

KWORINOCO (2022-05-24). Esper Confirms US Was Aware of Saab's Diplomatic Status. orinocotribune.com Mark Esper's recently published book has cast light on the political agenda of former President Donald Trump and his administration's aggressive stance towards Venezuela and Alex Saab. | On multiple occasions and through countless documents, Venezuela has shown that Alex Saab had diplomatic status when he was detained on June 12, 2020, in Cape Verde. However, the US has insisted that this is false and that he was not carrying any documents which might have attested to his diplomatic status at the moment of his arrest. Of course, the US has not been able to explain how the Cape Verde media, through a police sourc…

KWORINOCO (2022-05-24). US Receives More Undocumented Immigrants from Colombia than from Venezuela. orinocotribune.com Colombians account for 5% of undocumented migrants on their way to the US. | According to n article written by the Colombian newspaper Semana, a report published by the US Office of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reveals that Colombia provides the sixth-most undocumented migrants headed to the US. | The CBP report states that in April 2022 alone there were 234,000 illegal border crossings into the US, five percent of which were attempted by migrants coming from Colombia. | The Semana article noted how Mexico and Cuba headed the list of countries accounting for the most irregular migration into the US, with…

Benjamin Norton (2022-05-24). US Federal Reserve says its goal is 'to get wages down'. multipolarista.com US Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell said his goal is "to get wages down," complaining workers have too much power in the labor market. Economist Michael Hudson says this is "junk economics," and corporate monopolies are driving inflation, not wages.

Editor (2022-05-24). A short history of the U.S. war against Black musicians. mronline.org Although the cases of Billie Holiday, Paul Robeson, and Tupac Shakur may seem like cautionary tales for musicians who may be inclined to politicize their lyrics they have served as an inspiration; especially Tupac.

Editor (2022-05-24). Global military spending reaches record high. mronline.org World military spending has passed U.S.$2 trillion for the first time, according to new data published by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Last year was the seventh consecutive year that world military spending increased; total expenditure has almost doubled this century.

Editor (2022-05-24). One million people killed by capitalism. mronline.org One million people in the United States have died of COVID-19. Coronavirus was written on their death certificates as the cause.

Ann Brown (2022-05-24). More Symbolism: Black America Responds To Biden Signing Bill To Make Juneteenth A Federal Holiday. moguldom.com President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth bill nearly a year ago, making June 19 a new federal holiday to commemorate the end of slavery in the U.S. He did so at the urging of long-time Congressman Rep. James Clyburn, who has been the House majority whip since 2019. At the time, many in Black America …

Dana Sanchez (2022-05-24). Snapped: Snapchat Implodes 40+ Percent: Warns Of Deteriorating Macro Environment, Lower Earnings, Hiring Slowdown. moguldom.com Shares of Snapchat parent Snap plummeted more than 43 percent within a day after the CEO warned employees of weaker-than-expected second-quarter results, saying the "macroeconomic environment has deteriorated further and faster than anticipated." The news hit the online advertising market hard, sending many of Snap's peers over a cliff as well. Shares of Facebook parent …

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-05-24). Wells Fargo Under Scrutiny Again Over Fake Job Interviews: How Companies Optimize For Diversity Audits And Reports. moguldom.com Wells Fargo is under scrutiny over its diversity practices — again. This time, one of the country's largest banks is accused of having staff conduct fake job interviews with Black candidates and other marginalized people to fill diversity quotas and avoid regulatory penalties. Current and former employees went on record saying they were instructed by …

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-05-24). California Reparations Task Force: DOJ Opens Up Reparations Research Associate Job. moguldom.com California is looking to hire a reparations research data specialist to support its historic, first-in-nation reparations task force and AB 3121, the bill that tasks the California Department of Justice with providing administrative, technical, and legal assistance. Both the bill and task force were created to provide reparations proposals for Black Californians descended from people …

Kevin Mwanza (2022-05-24). Biden And U.S. Government: New Covid Flare-Up Could Infect 100M Americans. moguldom.com More than 100 million people could get infected this fall and winter in a new covid flare-up, leading to a major surge in hospitalizations and death, White House officials said. The massive estimate was part of the Biden administration's pitch to lawmakers for additional coronavirus funding. The projection assumes that a rapidly evolving covid flare-up …

Rebekah (2022-05-24). Activists Call on Davos Elite to Address Inequality and Hunger. inequality.org

JANET (2022-05-24). In remembrance of the Gwangju Uprising, fight for a united Korea. iacenter.org By Jesse Edwards May 23, 2022 On May 18, 1980, the citizens of Gwangju, South Korea, started a protest in response to General Chun Du-hwan's expansion of martial law. Soon, the protest became a major uprising as over 300,000 seized their entire city, demanding not only an end to martial law but for an expansion of democracy and human rights and a minimum wage. South Korea had been in major turmoil after the assassination of President Park Chung-hee the previous spring, which ended his 18-year dictatorship that had allowed the ruling elite to squeeze immense wealth out of the working class. Gwanju, South Korea, Ma…

Israa Sulaiman (2022-05-24). Vulnerable patients at risk from Palestinian division, Israeli blockade. electronicintifada.net Stores of critical medicine for thalassemia treatment have run out and dozens fear for their lives.

Matt Sedlar (2022-05-24). Spotlight on Working-Class Asian American and Pacific Islander Women in the Workforce. cepr.net Every May the US commemorates and recognizes the role of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in modern society. But this year, the pandemic-fueled surge in anti-Asian violence creates a critical moment to rethink issues like occupational segregation and employment discrimination. | Asians and Pacific Islanders are one of the fastest-growing ethnic and racial groups in the United States. Yet, the role that low-income, less-educated AAPI women play in the US workforce receives relatively little attention. This article puts a spotlight on this vulnerable group and their workplace status as the economy recov…

Staff (2022-05-24). Watershed: U.S. signs new military pact with Georgia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Civil GeorgiaMay 23, 2022 Georgia, U.S. Sign Concept for Executing New Defense Initiative Georgia and the U.S. have signed a Bilateral Concept document to guide the execution of the Georgia Defense and Deterrence Enhancement Initiative (GDDEI), the key framework for security cooperation between the countries. The new document was signed on May 20 during the …

____ (2022-05-24). Protesters march after Omari Cryer shot and killed by US Marshal in Louisville, Kentucky. wsws.org Protests took place on Monday in Louisville, Kentucky to demand justice for the family of Omari Cryer, a 25-year-old black man who was shot and killed on Friday by a US Marshal during the serving of an arrest warrant.

____ (2022-05-24). UK plans naval intervention against Russia in the Black Sea. wsws.org Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis explained that participating countries "could provide ships or planes that would be stationed in the Black Sea and provide maritime passage for the grain ships to leave Odesa's port and reach the Bosphorus in Turkey".

____ (2022-05-24). Australia's still-minority Labor government rushes to commit to war and austerity. wsws.org Labor's interim ministry is moving with extraordinary haste to implement the anti-working-class agenda demanded of it by Washington and the corporate elite.

____ (2022-05-24). Detroit Diesel: Reject the second UAW sellout contract! Demand strike action! wsws.org The UAW has again ignored workers' 98 percent strike mandate and repackaged the contract that workers voted down May 10, forcing another vote.

____ (2022-05-24). Papua New Guinea elections loom amid growing domestic and global crisis. wsws.org The election in the Pacific's largest and most populous country is taking place amid widespread popular disaffection, an escalating social crisis and sharpening geo-strategic tensions.

____ (2022-05-24). Expand the Minnesota mental health workers strike! Unite with Minnesota nurses! wsws.org A one-day strike expresses the anger of healthcare staff at MHealth Fairview, however the issues they face cannot be solved alone and require a united struggle with healthcare workers across the state and the US.

____ (2022-05-24). Workers speak on Australian election: "It doesn't matter who gets in, the whole system is broken" wsws.org Keith, a manufacturing worker who voted for the SEP, said: "Everything is now skewed towards the rich in this country. Things are getting too hard for the average worker to make ends meet."

____ (2022-05-24). Martha Raddatz on the USS Maine: ABC News glorifies submarine capable of annihilating hundreds of millions. wsws.org The missiles on board the nuclear-armed submarine have a collective payload that could be as high as 6,000 times the bomb that destroyed Hiroshima.

____ (2022-05-24). US nurses form rank-and-file committee to defend scapegoated healthcare workers. wsws.org The nurses at the meeting Sunday vowed to connect opposition to victimization to a struggle to advance the interests of nurses and patients against the for-profit health care system.

____ (2022-05-24). Workers Struggles: The Americas. wsws.org Workers in Colón are continuing a two-week-long general strike against the high cost of living. while 2,000 workers at the Petrobras Paulínia Refinery in Brazil are continuing a strike over contract issues.

____ (2022-05-24). Online book launch: Political lessons of the Pike River disaster and cover-up. wsws.org The SEG and the WSWS are holding an online meeting on June 4 to discuss the new book Pike River: The Crime and Cover-up by Tom Peters, about the 2010 mine disaster in New Zealand.

____ (2022-05-24). Iraqi refugee speaks of Washington's proxy war against Russia and the destruction of her home country by US imperialism. wsws.org The WSWS recently interviewed a 20-year-old university student from Iraq who described the devastating consequences of the US invasion and occupation of her home country.

Fight Back (2022-05-24). Denver: Interview with wrongfully fired Chicano high school teacher Tim Hernández. fightbacknews.org Fight Back! interviews Tim Hernández, a Chicano teacher in Denver who was recently dismissed from his position at North High School on the grounds that he is "divisive." Students and community members say that Hernández was dismissed because he's not afraid to take a stand for his students and community. The interview took place outside of a Denver Public Schools Board of Education meeting where supporters of Hernández gathered to demand his reinstatement. Hernández, however, was barred entry to the meeting. | Fight Back!: Why are you here today? | Tim Hernández: I'm here to speak during the public comment at a p…

Slomski A. (2022-05-24). Dapagliflozin Safe and Effective for Heart Failure With Frailty. jamanetwork.com A post hoc analysis found that dapagliflozin appeared to improve outcomes among patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction regardless of frailty, with absolute reductions in clinical events greatest among frailer patients. The analysis of the DAPA-HF (Dapagliflozin and Prevention of Adverse Outcomes in Heart Failure) trial, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, highlighted the importance of treating frail patients.

Anand Naidoo (2022-05-24). The Heat: U.S. President Biden's Trip to Asia. america.cgtn.com China says U.S. President Joe Biden's Indo-Pacific Strategy will "create divisions, incite confrontation and destroy peace."

Pérez-Fernández XL, Fuset-Cabanes M, Hernández-Platero L. (2022-05-24). Noninvasive Respiratory Strategies for Patients With Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure Due to COVID-19. jamanetwork.com To the Editor We have some comments about the recently published randomized clinical trial that demonstrated that continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) could constitute first-line therapy for patients with acute hypoxemic respiratory failure due to COVID-19.

Oster ME, Shay DK, Shimabukuro TT. (2022-05-24). Myocarditis Cases After mRNA-Based COVID-19 Vaccination in the US—Reply. jamanetwork.com In Reply We welcome the opportunity to discuss the interpretation of safety monitoring data regarding COVID-19 mRNA vaccine—associated myocarditis in the US.

Jamanetwork (2022-05-24). Collaboratornewsauthor"> Misspelled. jamanetwork.com In the Original Investigation titled "Effect of Subcutaneous Casirivimab and Imdevimab Antibody Combination vs Placebo on Development of Symptomatic COVID-19 in Early Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 Infection: A Randomized Clinical Trial," published in the February 1, 2022, issue of JAMA, a collaborator's name was misspelled in the listings of the COVID-19 Phase 3 Prevention Trial Team that appeared in Supplements 2 and 3. Akari Kyawa should have been listed as Akari Kyaw. This article has been corrected online.

Chang RW, Tucker L, Rothenberg KA, et al. (2022-05-24). Ischemic Stroke in Patients With Asymptomatic Severe Carotid Stenosis. jamanetwork.com This retrospective cohort study estimated stroke outcomes among 3737 adult participants with asymptomatic severe carotid stenosis who did not undergo surgical intervention.

Suran M. (2022-05-24). Researchers Fill Gaps in Human Genome Sequence. jamanetwork.com Nearly 2 decades after the Human Genome Project concluded its work, scientists announced that they have sequenced the estimated 8% of the genome that remained unresolved. A set of 6 papers published April 1 in Science describe the gaps in the genome that now are filled.

William Rivers Pitt (2022-05-24). It's Trump vs. Pence in Georgia, Though Neither Is on the Ballot. truthout.org An old saying advises that if you sit by the river long enough, you will eventually see the body of your enemy go floating by. The counsel here is patience, of course, something Donald Trump has rarely evidenced in his long, sordid career as Angry Man on Television. He seems to spend an awful lot of time by that rhetorical river, though; his enemies keep bobbing past him like strange fish, and not a one of them ever goes past unremarked upon. | The latest body in the drink is Mike Pence, former vice president and target of deliberate violence by the madding Trump crowd that sacked the Capitol on January 6. Trump…

Staff (2022-05-24). Chapeando: Las sectas del odio en retroceso (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu El éxito de Van Van y Alexander Abreu en Miami, confirman lo que hemos dicho otras veces: la emigración quiere una relación normal con su país de origen y cada vez son menos los que ponen palos en las ruedas y tratan de impedirlo con estrategias agresivas. Fracasan las sectas del odio, en su pelea por los Grant.

Staff (2022-05-24). Cuba reporta 31 nuevos casos de COVID-19, ningún fallecido y 55 altas médicas. cubadebate.cu Al cierre del día de ayer, 23 de mayo, se encuentran ingresados un total de 1 395 pacientes, sospechosos 1 133, en vigilancia 21 y confirmados activos 241.Para la COVID-19 se realizaron un total de 3 273 muestras para la vigilancia en el día, resultando positivas 31. El país acumula 13 832 248 muestras realizadas y 1 105 047 positivas.

Jamanetwork (2022-05-24). Death of Pioneers in Research on Tropical Disease. jamanetwork.com Not many weeks have elapsed since The Journal announced the death of Sir Patrick Manson, noted as an authority on tropical medicine. Now a cable from Paris announces the passing of Alphonse Laveran, another famous worker in the same cause, and winner of the Nobel prize in 1907. These two men probably did most to further, if not to found, the new science: Manson, with his demonstration that an insect, the mosquito, was the transmitting agent of filariasis (1879), and Laveran, with his discovery that malarial fever was caused by a parasite (1880). These two apparently simple facts were the solid foundation on which…

Staff (2022-05-24). Japan says China, Russia deployed fighter jets during Quad meeting. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com South China Morning PostMay 24, 2022 Japan says China, Russia jets flew nearby as Quad leaders met to talk about regional security Chinese and Russian fighter jets carried out joint flights near Japan on Tuesday as leaders of the Quad bloc met in Tokyo, the Japanese defence minister said. Nobuo Kishi said the government had …

Dave DeCamp (2022-05-24). At Tokyo Summit, Quad Leaders Announce New Initiatives to Counter China. news.antiwar.com The leaders of the US, Japan, India, and Australia The four nations make up the informal alliance known as the Quad that the US is working to strengthen as part of its anti-China strategy in the Asia Pacific. The Quad summit was part of President Biden's trip to the region, which concluded on Tuesday. | In a joint…

Suran M. (2022-05-24). New Federal Agency for Biomedical and Health Research. jamanetwork.com Congress has authorized creating the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H), which will be part of the National Institutes of Health.

Dave DeCamp (2022-05-24). Iran's President Says Slain IRGC Colonel Will Be 'Avenged'. news.antiwar.com On Monday, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi Col. Hassan Sayyad Khodaei was shot five times by unidentified gunmen on motorcycles in the heart of the Iranian capital on Sunday. No one has taken responsibility for the assassination, but Israel is suspected since it has a history of carrying out targeted killings inside Iran. | Raisi blamed the killing on "the…

Staff (2022-05-24). Agradece ministro de salud de Italia ayuda de brigadas médicas cubanas en lucha contra la covid. cubadebate.cu El ministro de Salud de Italia, Roberto Speranza, agradeció hoy la ayuda de las brigadas médicas cubanas a su país en los momentos más difíciles de la pandemia, durante un encuentro en Ginebra con el doctor José Angel Portal Miranda, ministro de Salud Pública de Cuba.

Jason Ditz (2022-05-24). Yemen Govt Upbeat on Chances of Extending Yemen Ceasefire. news.antiwar.com Since the UN raised the possibility of extending Yemen's ceasefire late last week, the Houthis have spoken favorably twice on the idea. Now, the Saudi-backed government is The two sides had a 2-month ceasefire starting in April, and going to June 2. It has been wildly successful, with no airstrikes, and increased aid shipping as the process went on. The hope is to expand shipping of aid and start a peace process. | T…

Chris Walker (2022-05-24). Giuliani Refused to Discuss GOP Lawmakers' Roles in Scheme to Overturn Election. truthout.org Rudy Giuliani testified last week to the House select committee investigating the attack on the United States Capitol building, but refused to answer questions about specific lawmakers who were involved in Trump's plot to overturn the 2020 presidential election. | New details about his testimony,

Anonymous103 (2022-05-24). Russia To Reach Record Trade Surplus &#1 ; The West's Financial War Has Failed. southfront.org Illutrative ImageThe West is losing both militarily and economically. Now it has to reopen diplomatic channels. | Written by Uriel Araujo, researcher with a focus on international and ethnic conflicts. | On March 1, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, in an interview to France Info radio, described the Western sanction packages as "extremely effective" measures that would cause "the collapse of the Russian economy". This has failed &#1 ; the ruble has recovered, and analysts also expect Moscow's trade surplus to…

Jason Ditz (2022-05-24). Israeli DM: US Firm Against Removing IRGC From Terror List. news.antiwar.com Fresh off of a visit to the US to lobby officials on Iran, Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz says that the That was a major issue holding up the Iran nuclear deal, and Gantz and other Israeli officials expressed hope that the US unwillingness to make a deal on that would ruin the whole process. | That position may be changing as Israeli intelligence is…

Jason Ditz (2022-05-24). ISIS Attacks Eastern Iraq Town, Killing Six. news.antiwar.com Approaching under the cover of a heavy dust storm, ISIS fighters attacked the town of Jalawla, in eastern Iraq, on Monday. Jalawla is in Diyala Province, and near the Iranian border. ISIS has been carrying out attacks in this area for some time, and the attackers in this case appear to have disappeared before security forces arrived. | ISIS has yet to issue a statement on the attack, and might not need to since their culpability is al…

Kathryn Joyce (2022-05-24). Pregnant People May Be Under Intensified Tech Surveillance in Post-"Roe" US. truthout.org Imagine, several months from now, a pregnant woman in Texas traveling to New York to obtain an abortion. When she's about to fly back, a friend phones to warn her there's an arrest warrant waiting for her, because police in her home state used a "keyword warrant" to monitor everyone in their area who'd searched a particular term online — say, "abortion clinics in New York" — and then obtained a "geofence warrant" to track her to a Planned Parenthood facility in Manhattan. The woman becomes part of a population the U.S. hasn't seen in recent history: an internally-displaced person, unable to travel hom…

____ (2022-05-24). Sri Lanka defaults on foreign debts, prepares to implement IMF austerity. wsws.org Significantly, not a single trade union has publicly opposed the planned IMF austerity program and its far reaching attacks on the living conditions of workers and the poor.

Suran M. (2022-05-24). Pilot Program for Veterans With PTSD to Train Service Dogs. jamanetwork.com The US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released plans for a pilot program that will assist veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in training service dogs. The 5-year pilot program is required under the Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers for Veterans Therapy (PAWS) Act, which was signed into law in August 2021.

_____ (2022-05-24). Reflections On The Sri Lankan Economic Crisis. popularresistance.org So much has been written on the Sri Lankan economic crisis that the facts are by now quite well-known (see for instance C P Chandrasekhar, Frontline April 22): the massive build-up of external debt; the huge Value Added Tax concessions that pushed up the fiscal deficit and made the government borrow abroad even to spend domestically; the decline in foreign exchange earnings because of the pandemic that particularly hit tourist inflows; the downward pressure on the exchange rate which made many Sri Lankan workers choose the unofficial route to send their earnings home rather than the official route; the precipitou…

Dave DeCamp (2022-05-24). Russia, China Hold Joint Air Patrol in East Asia as Biden Wraps Up Visit to Region. news.antiwar.com Chinese and Russian militaries The Russian Defense Ministry said the patrol lasted 13 hours and

Anonymous765 (2022-05-24). Locations Of US Carrier Strike Groups — May 24, 2022. southfront.org This is the newest update of the 'U.S. Carrier Strike Groups Locations Map' exclusive series showing the approximate locations of U.S. Carrier Strike Groups. SouthFront: Analysis & Intelligence tracks locations of U.S. aircraft carriers using the available open-source information. No classified information was used in production of the map. | empty Carrier strike group (CSG) is an operational formation of the United States Navy. It is centered on an aircraft carrier and a carrier air w…

Jamanetwork (2022-05-24). The Evolution of Diagnostic Technic. jamanetwork.com The rapid expansion of the technic of clinical diagnosis is scarcely appreciated by those who have only recently entered the field of medical practice. To one whose experience ranges over a generation or more, the numerous and notable changes which modern science has introduced often seem little less than revolutionary. Blood chemistry was almost unknown as a diagnostic help only a few years ago; functional tests were among the rarities employed only by the most up-to-date physicians; radiology and electrocardiography were either undiscovered or unapplied. Sometimes the practitioner becomes impatient at the recit…

Staff (2022-05-24). Fabrican un PCR de producción nacional en el CIGB de Sancti Spíritus. cubadebate.cu Aunque la pandemia de covid-19 da clara señales de mantenerse controlada en Cuba, las armas de la ciencia continúan alertas contra esa compleja enfermedad y actualmente se encuentra casi a punto la fabricación de un PCR de producción nacional, para el cual el Centro de Ingeniería Genética y Biotecnología (CIGB) de Sancti Spíritus realiza importantes aportes.

Couper K, Connolly BA, McAuley DF. (2022-05-24). Noninvasive Respiratory Strategies for Patients With Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure Due to COVID-19—Reply. jamanetwork.com In Reply We agree with Dr Pérez-Fernández and colleagues' general point that the clinical effectiveness of a noninvasive respiratory strategy may be influenced by its delivery. It is uncertain, however, whether protocolizing aspects of CPAP delivery, such as level of PEEP and treatment duration, or permitting the incorporation of pressure support in the RECOVERY-RS randomized clinical trial would have influenced the observed treatment effect.

Staff (2022-05-24). Yorelvis Charles: "Tigres no escogen rivales" cubadebate.cu "Desde mi época de atleta aprendí que los rivales no se escogen. Uno tiene que estar preparado para enfrentar al que le toque. Cuando se dice que este me conviene más, evidencias que al 'otro' le tienes más temor. Esa filosofía se la trasladamos a los muchachos desde el primer momento en que logramos el boleto".

Weiss SR. (2022-05-24). Myocarditis Cases After mRNA-Based COVID-19 Vaccination in the US. jamanetwork.com To the Editor The case series by Dr Oster and colleagues described adverse event reports of myocarditis following SARS-CoV-2 messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccination from the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS). The authors purported to answer the question "What is the risk of myocarditis after an RNA-based COVID-19 vaccination in the US?" However, it is not possible to calculate risk or incidence rates from passive surveillance. Due to reporting regulations and limitations of passive surveillance, VAERS reports are a biased subset of events.

Jin J. (2022-05-24). Patient Information: Screening for Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma. jamanetwork.com This JAMA Patient Page summarizes the USPSTF's recent recommendations on screening for primary open-angle glaucoma in adults.

Staff (2022-05-24). Transmiten en Italia dos trabajos en televisión sobre las vacunas cubanas. cubadebate.cu Cuba, el pequeño país caribeño, sometido a 60 años de durísimo embargo, ha logrado enfrentar sola a la covid-19. Gracias a tres vacunas diseñadas y desarrolladas por la industria biotecnológica nacional. Una industria enteramente pública, pero capaz de importantes innovaciones científicas. Hoy Cuba es el segundo país del mundo por tasa de vacunación.

Fight Back (2022-05-24). Firing of beloved Chicano teacher sparks outrage, protests in Denver. fightbacknews.org Denver, CO – On May 19, a Denver Public Schools Board of Education meeting was met with protest from students and community members who were outraged at the recent dismissal of beloved Chicano English teacher Tim Hernández. | Earlier that morning, hundreds of those same students had staged their second walkout in a week to protest the dismissal of Hernández. Now, they are taking their fight straight to the school board with clear demands: reinstate Hernández as a teacher, hire more Chicanos and oppressed nationality teachers, and implement measures to protect those teachers from the sort of repression that Hernán…

_____ (2022-05-24). New York Times Repudiates Drive For 'Decisive Military Victory' In Ukraine. popularresistance.org A week ago, we made note of a May 11 New York Times news article, documenting that all was not going well for the U.S. in Ukraine, and a companion opinion piece hinting that a shift in direction might be in order. | Now on May 19, "THE EDITORIAL BOARD," the full Magisterium of the Times, has moved from hints to a clarion call for a change in direction in an editorial uninformatively titled, "The War Is Getting Complicated, and America Isn't Ready." From atop the Opinion page the Editorial Board has declared that "total victory" over Russia is not possible and that Ukraine will have to negotiate a peace in a way t…

____ (2022-05-24). Export value of mineral products at $12bn last year: IMIDRO. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 25 (MNA) — The Chief Executive of Iranian Mines & Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) put the exports value of minerals in last Iranian calendar year in 1400 (ended March 20, 2022) at $12 billion.

Staff (2022-05-24). Finland, Sweden to send teams to Turkey to discuss NATO bids. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) — Finland and Sweden will send delegations to Ankara on Wednesday to try to resolve Turkish opposition to their applications for membership in the NATO military alliance, Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto said on Tuesday.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-24). Ukraine unlikely to be considered for EU membership: Dutch PM. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) — Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Ukraine was "very far away" from gaining candidate status before the start of Russia's 'special operation' in the country.

Staff (2022-05-24). Assassinations not to undermine Iran counter-terrorism policy. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) — Assassinations have no effect on Iran's policy in the fight against terrorism, deputy FM Bagheri Kani said, adding that Iran's policy of preserving regional stability, and security will continue with might.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-24). Saudi FM says not enough progress in talks with Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) — The Saudi foreign minister has said that there has been little progress in negotiations with Iran which is not enough, while adding Saudi Arabia's hands are extended to Iran.

Staff (2022-05-24). Russia, China hold military drill in E Asia amid Biden visit. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) — Chinese and Russian fighter jets carried out joint flights near Japan on Tuesday during the last day of Joe Biden's visit to the region.

Staff (2022-05-24). Nasrallah to deliver televised speech Wed. on Liberation Day. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) — Hezbollah Secretary General Seyed Hassan Nasrallah is scheduled to deliver a televised speech on Resistance and Liberation Day on Wednesday, local Lebanese media said.

Staff (2022-05-24). Armenia denies Azerbaijan's "corridor" claims. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) — A senior Armenian government official denied Baku's new remarks about an agreement on the opening of a corridor, saying that no road or transport route can function as a "corridor" in the territory of Armenia.

____ (2022-05-24). Iran, Tajikistan poised to expand coop. in agricultural field. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) — Islamic Republic of Iran and Republic of Tajikistan agreed to strengthen their cooperation in the field of agriculture.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-24). Russia prefers China over resuming relations with West. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) — "Now that the West has taken a 'dictator's position', our economic ties with China will grow even faster," according to the Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday.

____ (2022-05-24). Liberation of Khorramshahr proved Iran's strong natl. power. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) — Deputy Chief of Iranian Army Force for Coordination Affairs said that 'Liberation of Khorramshahr' proved the high level of Iranian national power on the international stage.

Staff (2022-05-24). Paki envoy thanks Iran for aid in distinguishing wildfires. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) — The Ambassador of Pakistan Rahim Hayat Qureshi, in a tweet, appreciated Iran's assistance in distinguishing vast fires in jungles and farms in the areas of Pakistan's Balochistan Province.

____ (2022-05-24). Iran calls for etablishing peace in Afghanistan, Yemen. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 25 (MNA) — Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for the Political Affairs called for taking practical actions to help establish peace and stability in Afghanistan and Yemen.

____ (2022-05-24). Iran, Russia to hold joint meeting in energy sector. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) — The joint meeting of Iran and Russia in the energy sector will be held in Tehran on Wednesday concurrent with the visit of a high-ranking Russian delegation to the Islamic Republic of Iran.

____ (2022-05-24). Raeisi calls for resolving barriers to trade with region. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) — Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi called for the removal of trade barriers and building necessary infrastructures to facilitate foreign trade with regional countries.

Staff (2022-05-24). IRGC chief says Khodaei assassination not to go unanswered. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) — The Commander-in-Chief of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) reiterated on Tuesday that the shedding of the blood of the martyr "Sayad Khodaei" will not go unanswered.

____ (2022-05-24). Iranian, Syrian FMs stress strengthening bilateral coop. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in his telephone conversation with his Syrian counterpart Faisal Mekdad on Tuesday emphasized the need for strengthening mutual cooperation.

Staff (2022-05-24). US sanctions 4 individuals, 6 entities linked to Hamas. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) — The US Treasury Department announced new round of sanctions on the Palestinian Resistance with imposing sanctions on four individuals and six entities linked to the Hamas movement.

Staff (2022-05-24). Iran-Kazakhstan ties can strengthen regional peace, stability. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) — Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Bagheri Kani in a meeting with his Kazakh counterpart said that Tehran-Nur Sultan relations can significantly contribute to strengthening peace and stability in the region.

Staff (2022-05-24). Iran health min. meets Qatari, Indian counterparts in WHA. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) — The Iranian health minister Bahram Einollahi met and held talks with his counterparts from Qatar and India on the sidelines of the 75th edition of the World Health Assembly (WHA) held in Geneva.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-24). Tokyo not intends to join US-led AUKUS alliance. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) — "We positively assess the purposes of AUKUS and intend to maintain partner relations with the countries that comprise it. However, Japan does not intend to join this structure," Fumio Kishida stressed…

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-24). WHO head praises Iran success in fighting Covid-19. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) — The Director-General of the World Health Organization Dr. Tedros Adhanom has held a meeting with the Iranian health minister in Geneva during which he hailed Iran for the successful containing of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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