Daily Archives: May 28, 2022

2022-05-28: News Headlines

Tanya Wadhwa (2022-05-28). What is at stake in Sunday's presidential elections in Colombia. peoplesdispatch.org Ahead of Sunday's presidential elections in Colombia, we look at the leading presidential candidates, their backgrounds and their proposals to address the various issues in the country…

Dave DeCamp (2022-05-28). Iranian Engineer Killed in Drone Attack on Military Facility Near Tehran. news.antiwar.com An Iranian engineer was killed in a drone strike on an Iranian military facility outside of Tehran on Wednesday, The report cited three Iranians with knowledge of the incident and one US official. The Iranians said that quadcopter suicide drones hit the Parchin military complex, which is about 37 miles southeast of the Iranian capital. The Iranian Defense Ministry initially reported the incident as an accident but later said they viewed it as an attack. | The drones exploded into a building used by Iran's Defense Ministry for drone…

____ (2022-05-28). New South Korean government plans onslaught on working class. wsws.org The new right-wing administration intends to exploit the economic crisis to deepen the attacks on workers and remove restrictions on the ability of big business to maximize profits.

Editor2 (2022-05-28). A History of Naked Imperialism Continues as Biden Approves Somalia Redeployment. orinocotribune.com By T.J. Coles May 21, 2022 | Biden has reversed Donald Trump's withdrawal of US forces from Somalia and will redeploy Special Operations Forces. It is just the latest move in a long history of destructive US-UK meddling in the Horn of Africa. | Almost as soon as the administration of President Joseph Biden announced a redeployment of US Special Operations Forces to Somalia on May 16, the Western media began to spin the intervention. | As the

Andi Olluri (2022-05-28). Sweden Appears Poised to Join NATO as Part of Western Mobilization Against Russia. covertactionmagazine.com Debates in the Country Follow Narrow Lines Defined by Government As Dissenting Voices Are Silenced With great fanfare, Sweden has …

Staff (2022-05-28). Senator Rubio introduces Bills to prevent China's attempt to obtain US Genomic Data. aninews.in Washington [US] May 22 (ANI): US Senator for Florida, Marco Rubio has introduced two bills to counter China's efforts to collect US healthcare and genomics data both legally and illegally.

Oneworld.press (2022-05-28). Monkeypox & Ukraine's Biological Laboratories. oneworld.press We can talk not only about the listed "fashionable" and modern diseases, but also about large-scale manipulations hidden from the international expert community inside Ukraine with long-known pathogens of plague, anthrax, smallpox.

Sonali Kolhatkar (2022-05-28). Global Elites in Davos Pretend to Care About Inequality. zcomm.org Billionaires and the politicians who enable their wealth gathered for several days at a luxury resort to offer their puzzled concerns about why they keep getting richer at everyone else's expense…

Kshama Sawant (2022-05-28). How to defeat the billionaire class. zcomm.org The union drives in major corporations like Amazon and Starbucks are the most crucial thing right now…

____ (2022-05-28). Newark, New Jersey healthcare workers strike against low wages and understaffing. wsws.org The union is working to limit the latest rebellion by healthcare workers against intolerable conditions that jeopardize patient care.

____ (2022-05-28). Australian Education Union rams through deal to slash Victorian teachers' pay and conditions. wsws.org The sell-out is a sharp expression of the role being played by all the unions in enforcing government and business demands that workers pay for the deepening global crisis of capitalism.

____ (2022-05-28). Alaska pilots overwhelmingly vote to authorize strike. wsws.org The Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) union said 99 percent of ballots cast supported the authorization of a strike.

____ (2022-05-28). Who is Chuck Browning, the UAW's head "negotiator" in the CNH strike? wsws.org Chuck Browning, the UAW's lead negotiator with CNH, is part of a tight inner circle steeped in corruption at the top of the union hierarchy.

____ (2022-05-28). In wake of Texas school shooting, Trump glorifies police and vigilante violence at NRA convention. wsws.org Trump seized on the horrific massacre to portray the Democrats' feckless calls for mild gun control measures as a "war on the police," part of a socialist-communist conspiracy against "law-abiding American patriots."

____ (2022-05-28). Australia's crisis election: The way forward for the working class. wsws.org The meeting will outline the socialist and internationalist perspective the working class requires as it enters into struggle against the new Labor government's program of war and austerity.

____ (2022-05-28). Australia's Labor government demands "sacrifices" from workers. wsws.org Labor claims to have suddenly discovered that the budget situation is "dire" so "significant savings" must be found and "productivity" driven up with the help of the trade unions.

____ (2022-05-28). Critical resources, imperialism and the war against Russia. wsws.org Russia is the home of vast stores of critical minerals, the development of which is seen as critical for the imperial strivings of the American ruling class at this stage of capitalist development.

____ (2022-05-28). Uvalde Texas police, Border Patrol, refused to engage Robb Elementary shooter for over an hour. wsws.org For the third time in as many days, Texas police officials offered a contradictory timeline concerning Tuesday's mass killing.

____ (2022-05-28). SEIU says it has reached a tentative contract agreement covering Los Angeles County nurses. wsws.org The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and the SEIU reached a temporary three-year contract agreement, thus postponing a nurses strike that had been set for June 1.

____ (2022-05-28). Mack Trucks workers vote out UAW leadership at local in Pennsylvania, one year after union betrayal of Volvo Trucks strike. wsws.org The removal of the two leaders of United Auto Workers Local 677 demonstrates that Mack Trucks workers are looking ahead to their own contract battle in a year and a half with the intent to avoid a repeat of what happened at Volvo Trucks last year.

____ (2022-05-28). Two derailments within five days underscore dangerous conditions on Canada's railways. wsws.org A 57-year-old man was killed Thursday near Edgeley, Saskatchewan, when the maintenance vehicle he was driving collided with a Canadian National Rail train, causing a derailment.

____ (2022-05-28). Jason Mott's Hell of a Book: American reality and racialist illusion. wsws.org Hell of a Book is Jason Mott's fourth novel. His others are The Wonder of All Things (2014), The Crossing (2018) and The Returned (2013), which was made into a television drama on ABC with the title Resurrection.

Fight Back (2022-05-28). Tampa community fights for tenants' rights in city council meeting. fightbacknews.org Tampa, FL – Over 50 Tampa community members attended their city council meeting May 26 to demand immediate action to address the housing crisis. People's Council Tampa and Florida Rising mobilized to demand more funding for rental assistance, right to counsel for tenants, a landlord registry, and an office of tenant advocacy that would help tenants with legal issues around their leases or landlord. | Over 20 people spoke in the public comment period, many of whom also spoke at the February 24 city council meeting. Tampa residents voiced their frustration at the lack of action in the past three months while the re…

Fight Back (2022-05-28). Planned Parenthood workers to hold union election in 5 states. fightbacknews.org St. Paul, MN – On May 26 at 9: 45 a.m., more than 420 Planned Parenthood staff across the five-state North Central States Region of Planned Parenthood filed union cards with the NLRB signed by a majority of their coworkers seeking a union election to become members of SEIU Healthcare Minnesota and Iowa. | The election filing includes all non-management employees throughout Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota and Nebraska. Many of the workers provide direct care including abortion services, and others work in education, outreach and office services, and other types of work. The workers requested voluntary r…

IMEMC News (2022-05-28). Israeli Colonizers Open Fire, Attack Homes, Shops, And Cars, In West Bank. imemc.org On Friday, Illegal Israeli colonizers conducted many attacks targeting the Palestinians, including children, homes, shops, and cars in several parts of the occupied West Bank. In Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, the colonizers assaulted several Palestinian children, all below the age of ten, while playing near their homes in the al-Ja'bari …

IMEMC News (2022-05-28). Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians In Al-Khader. imemc.org Hours after the Israeli army killed a Palestinian child in the Al-Khader town, south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, Israeli soldiers shot at least four Palestinian and caused dozens to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation. The army invaded the at-Tal area in the Old City of Al-Khader, leading to protests before …

IMEMC News (2022-05-28). Kufur Qaddoum Protest Attacked by Israeli Forces; 4 Wounded. imemc.org Israeli troops attacked the weekly non-violent protest in the village of Kufur Qaddoum, in the central West Bank, wounding four young Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets. Dozens more suffered from the effects of tear gas inhalation, when Israeli forces charged the peaceful protest and began attacking the demonstrators with tear gas, rubber-coated steel bullets, concussion …

Nino Brown (2022-05-28). 'Resources not Receivership' — teachers union leads fight against state takeover of Boston Public Schools. liberationnews.org "What schools need is support and resources, not reprimands and undemocratic takeovers."

Oneworld.press (2022-05-28). The Economic Crisis Compelled Pakistan To Consider Importing Food & Fuel From Russia. oneworld.press Mr. Iftikhar clearly had his country's best interests in mind when responding to the journalist who asked him about this on Friday and should therefore be praised for articulating such a pragmatic stance on behalf of the new authorities, but he also unwittingly discredited some of their most influential supporters who insisted that it's impossible for Pakistan to refine Russian oil.

Sean Connolly (2022-05-28). Brooklyn, NY, tenants call for unity against negligent landlords. liberationnews.org "Tenancy includes all of us who do not control our housing. Evictions of both housed and unhoused tenants can only be stopped through a unity of both housed and unhoused tenants."

Staff (2022-05-28). Israeli Soldiers Kill 15-Year-Old Palestinian Child in Bethlehem (VIDEO). palestinechronicle.com A 15-year-old Palestinian child was shot and killed by Israeli occupation forces Friday evening, in the village of Al-Khader, near Bethlehem, the official Palestinian news agency WAFA reported. The Palestinian Ministry of Health said that

Staff (2022-05-28). Moscow Reiterates Its Support for Palestinian Unity. palestinechronicle.com Russia has reiterated its support for Palestinian rights on Friday, confirming its readiness to support efforts seeking Palestinian unity, Palestinian media reported. This came during a meeting held in Moscow between General Secretary of the

____ (2022-05-28). Who is the UAW's head "negotiator," Chuck Browning, during the CNH strike? wsws.org Chuck Browning, the UAW's lead negotiator with CNH, is part of a tight inner circle steeped in corruption at the top of the union hierarchy.

The New Republic magazine (2022-05-28). Monday 6/6: On the Front Lines: Protecting Abortion Rights and Reproductive Freedom. indybay.org Online event…

Staff (2022-05-28). Consejo de Ministros define prioridades del plan de la economía cubana para 2023. cubadebate.cu Tenemos que llevar al país, partiendo de nuestro propio esfuerzo, a una situación diferente en lo económico y en lo social, y eso debe tener un reflejo en el plan que vamos a trabajar para el 2023, dijo Díaz-Canel al referirse en la reunión del Consejo de Ministros a las indicaciones para iniciar la elaboración del plan de la economía y el presupuesto.

____ (2022-05-28). Hainan to start construction of commercial space launch site. ecns.cn South China's Hainan will begin construction of a commercial space launch site by the end of June, rapidly implementing the development of the Wenchang International Aerospace City, according to a press conference on Tuesday.

TeleSUR, AMQ, JGN (2022-05-28). Conoce cinco alimentos nutritivos poco conocidos. telesurtv.net El Día Mundial de la Nutrición es apoyada por numerosas instituciones que sostienen que la nutrición es un tema que cada día preocupa más a la población.

Staff (2022-05-28). Without ID proofs, 3 million people including refugees in Pakistan may miss out on Covid-19 jabs. aninews.in Islamabad [Pakistan], May 22 (ANI): At least three million people, including unregistered refugees, are likely to miss out on Covid-19 vaccinations in Pakistan due to lack of proofs of their identity, reports The Dawn.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-05-28). Corea del Norte reporta menos 100 mil casos de coronavirus. telesurtv.net Desde finales de abril, Corea del Norte contabiliza 3.36 millones de contagios de la Covid-19.

____ (2022-05-28). More China-donated COVID-19 vaccine syringes arrive in Myanmar. ecns.cn A new batch of 5.42 million China-donated COVID-19 vaccine syringes arrived in Myanmar's Yangon on Saturday, said a statement from the Chinese Embassy to Myanmar.

____ (2022-05-28). China, Greece celebrate 50 years of diplomatic relations. ecns.cn China and Greece have benefited greatly from bilateral cooperation over the past half-century and are moving forward to seize opportunities to strengthen ties in the future, officials and scholars from both sides said Friday during a symposium held both online and offline.

____ (2022-05-28). China's Zhongshan,Changcheng stations in South Pole maintain zero-COVID infection rate. ecns.cn China's Changcheng and Zhongshan research stations in the South Pole have maintained a "zero-infection" rate since the outbreak of the global pandemic, according to the country's National Medical Care and Research Center for Polar Expedition in Shanghai East Hospital.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-05-28). Rusia toma el control de la ciudad ucraniana de Krasny Limán. telesurtv.net El control de la ciudad de Krasny Limá representa un punto clave de la operación militar rusa en su avance en el este de Ucrania.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-28). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Community leaders are key to reaching people underrepresented in research. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org To address health disparities and reach underserved communities, work is underway at Mayo Clinic to raise up community voices through community engagement. "Community engagement is an ongoing process," explains Dr. Chyke Doubeni, director of Mayo Clinic's Center for Health Equity and Community Engagement Research. "It's a partnership or collaboration among organizational entities and members of the community. And the sole purpose of this is to solve problems and address priorities that a community sees as…

Anonymous (2022-05-28). Attack on Atlas Subsidary Office in Oakland. indybay.org Windows smashed at Atlas child engineering firm CEL in solidarity with Atlanta Forest Defenders. NO COP CITY.

____ (2022-05-28). Eurasian Economic Union needs to redesign logistics amid Western sanctions: Belarusian president. ecns.cn To counter the colossal pressure from the West, the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) needs urgent measures to redesign its logistics, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko told an online meeting on Friday.

Staff (2022-05-28). China's illegal timber business is stripping Suriname's forests. aninews.in Paramaribo [Suriname], May 22 (ANI): China's hunger for timber is stripping Suriname's forests.

BLM Houston, Moms Demand, MFOL, more (2022-05-28). Friday 5/27: #We Demand Justice: Protest Rally at NRA Convention in Houston (livestream). indybay.org Protest livestream and online actions…

Brenda Norrell (2022-05-28). Navajo Grandmother Honored with International Uranium Film Fest Award. indybay.org Dine' grandmother Elsie Begay, 83, of Monument Valley was honored with the Honorary Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Uranium Film Festival. Begay received her award in Dine' and English languages yesterday. Indigenous People around the world have been targeted with uranium mining, nuclear dumping, and atomic bomb testing. Radioactive tailings left behind by reckless corporations are strewn on the Navajo Nation and around the world. The award presentation and speakers video is available to view.

____ (2022-05-28). (W.E. Talk) We can't succeed in fighting COVID-19 if we act alone: Yale University scholar. ecns.cn "I think the most profound impact will be a recognition that we cannot deal with transnational challenges such as the pandemics by a simply national solution," said Paul Kennedy, Professor Of History And Director Of International Security Studies at Yale University at the talk show "Cultural Relativity".

TeleSUR, SH (2022-05-28). ONU espera que elecciones colombianas se den libre de violencia. telesurtv.net La ONU valoró la tradición democrática de Colombia y su solidez institucional, incluyendo la de su sistema electoral.

Staff (2022-05-28). China's carbon emissions soar to record high. aninews.in Beijing [China], May 22 (ANI): While the world is battling COVID-19 pandemic, China's carbon emissions has reached a new record high with a growth of 14.5 per cent in the first quarter of 2021 as compared to the previous year, according to a report by the Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air (CREA).

____ (2022-05-28). Cradle of Civilization: Sanxingdui Ruins site. ecns.cn Erlitou was identified by Chinese archaeologist as the relics of the capital city of the middle and late Xia Dynasty.

TeleSUR, mcs, MER (2022-05-28). Fuerzas israelíes asesinan a joven palestino en Cisjordania. telesurtv.net El joven se encontraba en estado crítico cuando fue trasladado a un centro hospitalario, donde posteriormente murió.

Staff (2022-05-28). México reporta su primer caso de viruela del mono. cubadebate.cu En su cuenta en Twitter, el subsecretario informó que la persona contagiada es residente permanente en Nueva York y probablemente se contagió en Holanda. "Afortunadamente, se encuentra estable y en aislamiento preventivo. Esperamos que se recupere sin complicaciones", indicó.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-05-28). Nuevo líder de Hong Kong viaja a Beijing para aprobación oficial. telesurtv.net Jhon Lee asumirá el cargo el 1 de julio, en coincidencia con el 25 aniversario de la transferencia de Hong Kong del mando británico al chino.

Staff (2022-05-28). Carrera de la amistad contra el fascismo y por la unidad de los pueblos. cubadebate.cu La sexta edición de la Carrera de la Amistad, celebrada en la mañana de este sábado en La Habana, fue una muestra de los lazos de hermandad entre Cuba y Rusia, con motivo del Día de la Victoria sobre el fascismo, suceso histórico que el pasado día 9 del actual mes cumplió 77 años.

Staff (2022-05-28). Germany bars visitors from Britain, N Ireland over Covid variants of concern. aninews.in Berlin [Germany], May 22 (ANI): Travellers from Britain and Northern Ireland will be barred from Sunday from entering Germany, which has classified the United Kingdom as a Covid-19 virus variant area of concern region.

Staff (2022-05-28). Nepal Parliament dissolution against spirit of Constitution, says former Speaker Sapkota. aninews.in Kathmandu [Nepal], May 22 (ANI): Former Speaker of House of Representatives Agni Prasad Sapkota on Saturday said President Bidya Devi Bhandari's decision to dissolve the HOR is against the spirit of the Constitution of Nepal.

Sue Sturgis (2022-05-28). The Corporate Cash Backing These 'Great Replacement' Republicans. commondreams.org According to an Associated Press poll released earlier this month, portion of U.S. adults who now agree that a group of people is trying to replace native-born Americans with immigrants for electoral gains: about 1 in 3.

Brady United, Disarm Hate, Team Enough (2022-05-28). Wednesday 5/25: Vigil for Gun Violence Victims – SJ VTA Anniversary, Laguna Woods CA, Buffalo NY, Uvalde TX. indybay.org Foster City Recreation Center gazebo in Leo J. Ryan Memorial Park at 6 Shell Blvd., Foster City 94404…

TeleSUR, lvm, MER (2022-05-28). Argentina confirma segundo caso de viruela del mono. telesurtv.net Las autoridades indicaron que los dos pacientes diagnosticados en Argentina no presentan nexos entre sí.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-28). Mayo Clinic Minute: Gardening grows benefits for body and mind. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Harvesting a vegetable garden may bring more than just dinner. Nutrition experts at Mayo Clinic say gardening is good for your body and mind. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/SET8mLDq3_0 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of…

Staff (2022-05-28). India in greater need for COVID-19 vaccines to save lives, will not exert pressure for supply of doses: Bhutan. aninews.in New Delhi [India], May 22 (ANI): In view of the deadly second wave and surge of COVID-19 cases in India, neighouring Bhutan has said it is not going to pressurise New Delhi for supply of vaccines as it is in greater need.

____ (2022-05-28). BRICS countries vow to further strengthen education cooperation. ecns.cn A declaration has been signed by ministers of education from BRICS countries on the priorities and direction of future cooperation in the education sector.

Staff (2022-05-28). Díaz-Canel pide a productores cubanos buscar soluciones a la carencia de alimentos en el país. cubadebate.cu Al intervenir en la sesión de clausura de la plenaria nacional de representantes de cooperativas y productores de avanzada de los polos de cultivos varios del país, el mandatario llamó a romper la mentalidad importadora, conscientes de que requiere esfuerzo y constancia satisfacer las necesidades de la población.

____ (2022-05-28). China to further open bond market for foreign institutional investors. ecns.cn China said on Friday that it would further facilitate foreign institutional investments in its bond market and coordinate the opening-up of the interbank and exchange bond markets.

Belén Fernández (2022-05-28). An American Nightmare: Uvalde School Massacre. commondreams.org School shootings have become as American as apple pie.

____ (2022-05-28). China's lithium-ion battery output tops 95 GWh in March-April. ecns.cn China's lithium-ion battery output topped 95 GWh during March and April as the strong growth momentum of the new energy vehicle sector continued to fuel expansion, official data showed Friday.

____ (2022-05-28). Oklahoma implements strictest abortion ban in US. wsws.org The measure effectively bans abortions at all stages of pregnancy.

Staff (2022-05-28). 1 killed, 4 injured in Amsterdam stabbing incident. aninews.in Amsterdam [Netherlands], May 22 (ANI): One person was killed and four others suffered injuries in a stabbing incident in Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands, on Friday night.

____ (2022-05-28). China waives student-loan interest, defers repayment for 2022. ecns.cn China has issued a circular on waiving this year's interest of government-subsidized student loans and allowing the deferred repayment of loans, the Ministry of Finance said Friday.

____ (2022-05-28). (W.E. Talk) China never seeks for dominance over others: Peking University scholar. ecns.cn "What China have been seeking for is not dominating others, but ruling our own country well, or a good governance, which is rooted in our thought," Professor Yang Lihua from the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Peking University, said at the talk show "Cultural Relativity".

Staff (2022-05-28). Díaz-Canel en Cumbre del ALBA-TCP: Nuestra América cambió; ya no son posibles las exclusiones. cubadebate.cu "El carácter de las relaciones hemisféricas debe cambiar. Es obsoleta e inaceptable la política de subordinación de muchos al mandato de uno solo, por poderoso que este sea. Nuestra América cambió. Ya no son posibles las exclusiones. La decisión de no invitar a todos es un retroceso histórico", dijo Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, primer secretario del Comité Central del Partido Comunista de Cuba y presidente de la República, en la apertura de la XXI Cumbre del ALBA-TCP, en el Palacio de la Revolución, el 27 de mayo de 2022.

Staff (2022-05-28). Comisión Nacional de Beisbol aplica sanciones tras indisciplinas en el juego Sancti Spíritus vs Pinar del Río. cubadebate.cu La comunicación, enviada a JIT, precisa que las medidas emergieron de un análisis objetivo y mesurado de la Comisión Disciplinaria, consecuente con el propósito de no tolerar manifestaciones contrarias al respeto que merecen la afición y el espectáculo.

Staff (2022-05-28). Presidente de Biocubafarma visita importante inversión en planta de sueros de Santiago de Cuba. cubadebate.cu El Dr. Eduardo Martínez Díaz, presidente de la Empresa BioCubaFarma, visitó las instalaciones santiagueras para observar la funcionalidad del novedoso sistema que ofrece rendimiento y consistencia superiores a este producto de emergencia para el país, a la vez que incrementa la producción de antibióticos de alto uso.

Staff (2022-05-28). Bangladesh records 1,028 new COVID-19 cases, 38 more deaths. aninews.in Dhaka [Bangladesh], May 22 (ANI/Xinhua): Bangladesh reported 1,028 new COVID-19 cases and 38 new deaths on Saturday, taking the tally to 787,726 and the death toll to 12,348, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.

SLAP (2022-05-28). Saturday 5/28: Support Oakland Parker Elementary Occupation-Stop The Public School Closures. indybay.org Oakland Parker Elementary School | 7929 Ney St. | Oakland…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-28). Helping children cope with school shooting: Tips for talking about tragedy. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org As the nation tries to comprehend the shooting at a school in Texas that claimed 21 lives, many are now trying to find ways to have conversations with their children to help them cope. Listening to your child at this time is important, says Dr. Paul Croarkin, a Mayo Clinic child psychiatrist. "Listening provides comfort, stability and safety for children," says Dr. Croarkin. All children have different communication styles. Initially, they may not want to discuss what…

____ (2022-05-28). China releases medium-, long-term plan to develop philosophy, social sciences. ecns.cn China has released a medium- and long-term action plan to promote the high-quality development of philosophy and social sciences in the country's higher education system.

Staff (2022-05-28). US, S. Korea agree to cooperate on Taiwan Strait issue amid rising tensions. aninews.in Washington [US], May 22 (ANI): The United States and South Korea have agreed to cooperate on the Taiwan Strait issue, amid rising tensions in the 180-km wide waterways.

Plus News (2022-05-28). Congo bars RwandAir from its airspace as relations with Kigali deteriorate. plusnews.ug Relations between the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda seemed to deteriorate Saturday after DRC barred RwandAir from its airspace. Patrick Muyaya, spokesman for the Congolese government, announced that DRC has "immediately" suspended the flights, adding that a "stern warning is given to the Government of Rwanda" over its alleged involvement in the conflict in …

Staff (2022-05-28). Líderes de Rusia, Francia y Alemania conversan sobre conflicto en Ucrania. telesurtv.net El presidente de Rusia, Vladímir Putin, expresó en la conversación tripartita su disposición a hallar vías para la exportación de cereales desde Ucrania…

____ (2022-05-28). Vaccinations key to coping with COVID. ecns.cn Relying on infection with the Omicron strain to develop immunity to COVID-19 is a dangerous and flawed choice, a health expert said on Friday.

____ (2022-05-28). Over 30 rock paintings discovered in Ningxia. ecns.cn Over 30 rock paintings featuring horse and deer patterns were discovered deep inside Helan Mountains in Shizuishan City, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.

Staff (2022-05-28). Tiroteos masivos en EEUU: Datos para explicar qué pasó en Uvalde. cubadebate.cu Contamos la historia evolutiva de los sangrientos Estados Unidos. Una evolución que se perpetua. Horror. Dolor. Inacción. Las armas de fuego mataron a más niños y adolescentes en 2020 y en 2021 que los accidentes automovilísticos, que habían sido la principal causa de muerte entre los jóvenes. Las recientes matanzas en Buffalo o Uvalde confirman el tremendo impacto de las armas de fuego y el elevado coste en vidas.

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-05-28). ONU condena la violencia policial y racista en Brasil. telesurtv.net El representante de la ONU criticó la naturalización de la violencia policial contra la población negra de Brasil.

Staff (2022-05-28). Philippines logs 6,831 new COVID-19 cases. aninews.in Manila [Philippines], May 22 (ANI/Xinhua): The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) reported on Saturday 6,831 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asian country to 1,178,217.

____ (2022-05-28). China's first salt cavern compressed air energy storage starts operation. ecns.cn China's first salt cavern compressed air energy storage started operations in Changzhou City, east China's Jiangsu Province Thursday, marking significant progress in the research and application of China's new energy storage technology.

Staff (2022-05-28). Las matanzas en EE.UU. alientan a los ultranacionalistas europeos, según estudios. cubadebate.cu Existen otros datos que apuntalan esos temores. El Ândice Global de Terrorismo elaborado por el Institute for Economics & Peace (IEP) constató en 2019 "un aumento del 320% del terrorismo de extrema derecha en Occidente en los últimos cinco años".

____ (2022-05-28). Pakistan welcomes China-proposed Global Security Initiative. ecns.cn Pakistani Ministry of Foreign Affairs welcomed the Global Security Initiative (GSI) proposed by the Chinese leadership, saying that it has derived its core from the principles of the United Nations.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-05-28). Liberan a la fundadora del Ejército Rojo Japonés. telesurtv.net Fusako Shigenobu fue encarcelada en el año 2000 por planear y dirigir el ataque de 1974 contra la embajada francesa en La Haya,…

Staff (2022-05-28). Study finds 96 pc of COVID-19 patients have antibodies year after recovery. aninews.in Moscow [Russia], May 22 (ANI/Sputnik): A study by Japan's Yokohama City University showed that 96 per cent of people previously infected with COVID-19 still had antibodies a year after recovery, Kyodo News Agency reported.

Robert P. Alvarez (2022-05-28). Wall Street Got Theirs—Now Bail Out Regular People by Cancelling Student Debt. commondreams.org Even writing off every penny of student debt would cost less than Trump's tax giveaways for corporations and the rich.

Staff (2022-05-28). France should avoid being dragged into US-China rivalry: Chief of Defense Staff. aninews.in Paris [France], May 22 (ANI/Sputnik): France should avoid being drawn into the growing rivalry between China and the United States, which will become a central geopolitical confrontation of the future, General Francois Lecointre, Chief of the country's Defense Staff told a daily newspaper.

Staff (2022-05-28). 'Half of Karachi' faces power outage as high tension transmission line tripped. aninews.in Karachi [Pakistan], May 22 (ANI): Several areas of Karachi, the financial capital of Pakistan, faced a power outage on Saturday after a high-tension transmission line of 220 kV tripped.

TeleSUR, mcs, SH (2022-05-28). Procesan 700 denuncias por violación de derechos en El Salvador. telesurtv.net De acuerdo a las autoridades policiales, bajo el régimen de excepción se han detenido a más de 34. 0 supuestos pandilleros del país.

Staff (2022-05-28). Pakistan: Sindh extends coronavirus restrictions for two weeks amid cases surge. aninews.in Sindh [Pakistan], May 22 (ANI): The Sindh province of Pakistan has extended the coronavirus restrictions for another two weeks amid a surge in COVID-19 cases.

Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney (2022-05-28). The Gun Lobby, NRA and the Republicans Must Be Held Responsible for Gun Violence. indybay.org The Nation can NO longer sit silence as the GUN LOBBY, NRA and the REPUBLICAN PARTY allows the mass slaughter of our children and adults.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-28). Cancer and mental health: Mayo Clinic expert dispels myths. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minnesota — Everyone with cancer experiences it differently and all emotions are valid and important, regardless of the mix or intensity. Shawna Ehlers, Ph.D., a Mayo Clinic psychologist and psycho-oncology expert, helps patients cope with the burden of their cancer diagnosis. That includes dispelling myths that stress in their lives caused their cancer or that depression must be suffered through during cancer treatment. "If I had one thing that I could tell all cancer…

____ (2022-05-28). W.E. Talk – Vaccination problem in poorer nations has to be undertaken rapidly: Professor Duara. ecns.cn "One of the biggest problems is the structural access to (COVID-19) vaccination across poorer nations." Professor Prasenjit Duara from Duke University said at the talk show "Cultural Relativity".

Staff (2022-05-28). Remove content terming 'Indian variant': India tells social media intermediaries. aninews.in New Delhi [India], May 22 (ANI): India took a strong objection to the use of the term so-called 'Indian variant' for the B.1.617 variant of the coronavirus on social media posts.

Dave DeCamp (2022-05-28). Iran Seizes Two Greek Tankers in Retaliatory Move. news.antiwar.com On Friday, Iranian forces "The Revolutionary Guards Navy today seized two Greek tankers for violations in Gulf waters," Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said in a statement. | The Greek Foreign Ministry said the Greek-flagged Delta Poseidon was boarded by a helicopter about 22 miles off…

Allan Fisher (2022-05-28). Saturday 5/28: All Out for Palestine. indybay.org Ocean at Water Street, Santa Cruz…

Staff (2022-05-28). El tiempo: Calor, chubascos y tormentas eléctricas en la tarde. cubadebate.cu 🌦Estará parcialmente nublado y se nublará gradualmente desde el final de la mañana en gran parte del país, con algunos chubascos y tormentas eléctricas, que pueden ser fuertes en algunas localidades.

Lynda Carson (2022-05-28). A peek into the California Department of Real Estate. indybay.org California Tenants — A Guide To Residential Tenants' and Landlords' Rights and Responsibilities.

____ (2022-05-28). Time for Australia to reset relationship with China. ecns.cn While the United States is sinking deeper in its anti-China paranoia, Australia might well take a different path that best serves its own national benefit.

Staff (2022-05-28). Pradip Kumar Yadav appointed as next ambassador of India to Liberia. aninews.in New Delhi [India], May 22 (ANI): Pradip Kumar Yadav has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Liberia, informed the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Saturday.

____ (2022-05-28). Sunken Japanese tour boat brought to port for investigations. ecns.cn The tourist boat that sank off Japan's northernmost prefecture of Hokkaido last month was raised from the bottom of the sea bed on the second attempt Friday and taken by barge to a local port.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-05-28). Lluvias provocan al menos 30 muertos en Pernambuco, Brasil. telesurtv.net Se alertó que la zona está bajo la categoría de "gran peligro" debido a las precipitaciones que comenzaron a inicios de la semana y que se prevé continúen el domingo.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-05-28). La Organización para la Liberación de Palestina celebra 58 años. telesurtv.net La OLP ha trabajado desde hace 58 años en lograr la autodeterminación de los palestinos.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-05-28). Honduras pide a EE.UU. incluir a todos los países en la Cumbre. telesurtv.net La presidenta de Honduras, Xiomara Castro, manifestó que conversó vía telefónica con la vicepresidenta de EE.UU., Kamala Harris.

TeleSUR, lvm, SH (2022-05-28). Protestan contra de la tenencia de armas en Texas, EE.UU. telesurtv.net Los manifestantes expresaron una vez más la necesidad de poner fin al tráfico de armas en el país.

Betsey Piette (2022-05-28). Philadelphia: Youth walk out for abortion rights. workers.org Philadelphia Several hundred high school students demanding abortion rights walked out of their classrooms and marched to City Hall for a rally May 25. Starting at noon, the rally grew in size as more contingents of youth joined in. The energy level was electrifying. Student walkout for reproductive rights, Philadelphia, . . . |

Staff (2022-05-28). US stands with India in fight against COVID-19: Envoy. aninews.in New Delhi [India] May 22 (ANI): The United States stands with the people of Delhi and India in the fight against COVID-19, said US envoy Daniel B Smith.

____ (2022-05-28). Mongolian minister says China's experience in combating desertification worth learning. ecns.cn As China has made wide strides in combating desertification with its forest cover greatly increased over the past decades, Mongolia draws inspiration from the neighboring country's experience.

Akio Tanaka (2022-05-28). Pacifica's General Counsel and the Bylaws Referendum. indybay.org In 2021, Pacifica members voted for the New Bylaws by a 6820 to 5471 margin. | Pacifica's General Counsel's arguments ruling the referendum lost do not hold up to scrutiny.

March for Our Lives (2022-05-28). Saturday 6/11: March for Our Lives 2022: Nationwide Protests to End Gun Violence. indybay.org In cities around the SF Bay Area, throughout CA and across the USA: http: //marchforourlives.com/march22…

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-05-28). México confirma su primer caso de la viruela del mono. telesurtv.net En su cuenta en Twitter, el subsecretario informó que la persona contagiada es residente permanente en Nueva York y probablemente se contagió en Holanda.

Benjamin Waldman (2022-05-28). New Documents Reveal Just How Much 'Emergency Power' the US Government Thinks It Might Have. commondreams.org Bush-era records released under the Freedom of Information Act raise concerns about the powers presidents might claim during crises, from suspending habeas corpus to implementing an internet kill switch.

Staff (2022-05-28). Nepal logs 8,591 new COVID-19 cases, 5,05,643 in total. aninews.in Kathmandu [Nepal], May 22 (ANI): Nepal on Saturday reported 8,591 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the cumulative count of infections in the country to 5,05,643.

NARAL Pro-Choice California (2022-05-28). Wednesday 6/1: Call to Action: Help Get the Pro-Choice Legislative Package Passed in CA w/ NARAL. indybay.org Online action teach-in…

____ (2022-05-28). Over 100,000 Hong Kong, Macao residents update travel permit for Chinese mainland. ecns.cn

TeleSUR, mcs, SH (2022-05-28). Descubren dos nuevas especies de lagartijas en Cusco, Perú. telesurtv.net El descubrimiento se realizó con la ayuda de secuencias genéticas y la revisión de especímenes en las colecciones científicas.

____ (2022-05-28). Sri Lankan pseudo-left FSP holds talks with right-wing parties. wsws.org The Frontline Socialist Party has abandoned its previous phrase-mongering, now insisting that socialism is a task for the distant future, and offering the false hope of solutions within capitalism by ending corruption and making token reforms.

Chrissy Stroop (2022-05-28). The White Christian Nationalists Leading America's Children to Slaughter. commondreams.org The Republican party has a white Christian nationalist vision for the US, and is stopping solutions to gun violence.

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-05-28). Argentina anuncia que celebrará cumbre de la Celac. telesurtv.net La reunión de la Celac se da en respuesta a la próxima Cumbre de las Américas que se llevará a cabo en EE.UU.

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-05-28). Reportan primer caso sospechoso de viruela del mono en Ecuador. telesurtv.net Los resultados definitivos de la muestra serán divulgados la próxima semana por el Instituto Nacional de Investigación en Salud Pública.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-28). Questions and answers about monkeypox. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Current concerns The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has indicated a U.S. resident tested positive for monkeypox after returning to the U.S. from Canada. The CDC also is tracking multiple clusters of monkeypox that have been reported in early to mid-May in regions that don't normally report monkeypox, including in Europe and North America. What is monkeypox? Monkeypox is an infection from animals caused by a virus closely related to the smallpox virus. Infection…

TeleSUR, mcs, MER (2022-05-28). Declaran alerta en 14 provincias dominicanas por vaguada. telesurtv.net Las autoridades locales instaron a la ciudadanía a estar pendiente a las orientaciones de los organismos de emergencia.

Staff (2022-05-28). Silvio ofrecerá concierto gratuito en el Zócalo de Ciudad México el próximo 10 de junio. cubadebate.cu El célebre cantautor cubano, Silvio Rodríguez, actuará de manera gratuita el próximo 10 de junio en el Zócalo de Ciudad de México, anunció este sábado el diario Excelsior, el cual indica que antes tendrá dos apariciones en el Auditorio Nacional.

Carol. harvey (2022-05-28). Ordinary citizen Jeffrey Phillips is running for Congress against Nancy Pelosi. indybay.org

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-05-28). China realiza ejercicios navales en el mar Meridional. telesurtv.net China ha señalado durante mucho tiempo que si la isla proclamara su independencia, esto obligaría a Beijing a intervenir para defender su soberanía.

Michael J. Illuzzi (2022-05-28). Real Change Will Bubble Up Not Trickle Down. commondreams.org Change is not going to come from leaders leading, it is going to come from us making it in their self-interest to enact those changes.

____ (2022-05-28). Comicomment: What's behind the rampant gun violence in U.S.. ecns.cn It is saddening and disturbing that many children have fallen victim to shootings on campus due to the proliferation of guns in the U.S.

Staff (2022-05-28). Cuba cierra jornada del viernes con 46 nuevos casos de Covid-19. cubadebate.cu Para la COVID-19 se realizaron un total de 4 mil 971 muestras para la vigilancia en el día, resultando positivas 46. Del total de casos: 43 fueron contactos de casos confirmados, 1 con fuente de infección en el extranjero y 2 sin fuente de infección precisada.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-05-28). ONU alerta sobre crisis en las reservas de trigo almacenadas. telesurtv.net El mundo tiene unas 10 semanas de reservas de trigo almacenadas, cuando algunas de las principales regiones productoras del cereal atraviesan una temporada de sequía.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-05-28). México multa a Iberdrola por venta ilegal de electricidad. telesurtv.net Una filial en México de la multinacional española Iberdrola fue multada por la Comisión Reguladora de Energía (CRE) con 9 mil 145 millones de pesos.

____ (2022-05-28). U.S. urged to give up its obsession with containing China. ecns.cn The key for the China-U.S. relationship to walk out of the predicament is for the U.S. side to abandon its mania for zero-sum games, give up its obsession with encircling and containing China and stop undermining China-U.S. relations.

Arbor Day Foundation (2022-05-28). Wednesday 6/8: "Now is the Time for Trees": Live Book Event w/ author Dan Lambe, Arbor Day Foundation. indybay.org Books Inc., 1491 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA 94710…

Staff (2022-05-28). Biden planteó el ingreso de Suecia y Finlandia a la OTAN antes de la operación rusa en Ucrania. cubadebate.cu Mucho antes del comienzo de la operación militar especial rusa en Ucrania comenzó a discutirse con el presidente de los Estados Unidos, Joe Biden, la adhesión de Suecia y Finlandia a la OTAN, reveló The Washington Post. En abril de 2021 arrancó una serie de reuniones sobre la creación de una coalición internacional para la ayuda a Ucrania.

Staff (2022-05-28). Nepal opposition parties pledge to take legal steps against PM Oli, President Bhandari's move to dissolve Parliament. aninews.in Kathmandu [Nepal], May 22 (ANI): Terming the decision to dissolve the House of Representatives as "unconstitutional and undemocratic", an alliance of Nepal opposition parties on Saturday declared that they will take legal and political steps against Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and President Bidya Devi Bhandari for taking such a move.

Lee Siu Hin (2022-05-28). 5/26 Lee Siu Hin Journey to China 2022: My China Activism, Factfinding & Solidarity Workin. indybay.org My Shanghai Lockdown Life, Challenge and Community Spirit in Lockdown Shanghai at Socialist China…

Staff (2022-05-28). La imagen del día: Científica cubana premio L'Oréal-Unesco homenajeada con póster en aeropuerto de París. cubadebate.cu Inmenso y a todo color es el póster que muestra una foto de la doctora María Guadalupe Guzmán Tirado, premio internacional L'Oréal-Unesco, en el aeropuerto internacional de París, Charles de Gaulle (CDG), informó hoy Yahima Esquivel, embajadora de Cuba ante la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Educación, la Ciencia y la Cultura.

Sheila Xiao (2022-05-28). The People's Summit for Democracy Offers a Progressive Vision. zcomm.org For the Americas, which are on the cusp of transformative times, the age of the Monroe Doctrine is over…

Christian Smalls (2022-05-28). We're Organizing Unions at Amazon and Starbucks. We Won't Back Down. zcomm.org Interview on racist union busting, being invited to the White House, and how genuine human interaction is the key to workplace organizing…

Phyllis Bennis (2022-05-28). Israel/Palestine: Americans Must Demand a Credible Investigation Into Killing of American Journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. juancole.com By Phyllis Bennis and Richard Falk | ( Foreign Policy in Focus ) Shireen Abu Akleh was a seasoned al-Jazeera correspondent for the past 25 years. She was known and respected throughout the Arab world for her brave, honest reporting of the Palestinian struggle. On May 11, she was shot and killed while …

Juan Cole (2022-05-28). The other Gun Problem: Israeli Squatter-Settlers in Palestinian West Bank have Killed, Injured Dozens of Palestinians with Assault Weapons. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) The United Nations office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs says that 37 Palestinians have been murdered by Israeli squatter-settlers on Palestinian land since 2006. In 30 cases, the squatters shot down the Palestinians with live ammunition. Among those killed have been nine children, much like the ones killed in …

Rebecca Peters (2022-05-28). How Australia Reformed Its Gun Laws & Ended Mass Shootings. zcomm.org "Enough Was Enough"

Brett Wilkins (2022-05-28). Thousands Protest Outside NRA Convention in Texas. zcomm.org "I'm just tired of the NRA subordinating children's rights for gun rights"

Newsroom (2022-05-28). World's richest countries damaging child health worldwide. moderndiplomacy.eu Over-consumption in the world's richest countries is creating unhealthy, dangerous, and toxic conditions for children globally, according to a new report published on Tuesday by the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF). "Not only are the majority of rich countries failing to provide healthy environments for children within their borders, they are also contributing to the destruction …

Jeff Schuhrke (2022-05-28). Teachers at the Blue Man Group's "Progressive" School Strike Over Union Busting. zcomm.org "It's definitely been a really great experience of building solidarity and feeling empowered in this fight."

Lonnie Ray Atkinson (2022-05-28). Blasphemous & The FTS Caucus. zcomm.org The following are excerpts from a new book Don't Think Of A Republican — How I Won A Republican Primary As A Lefty Progressive And You Can Too…

Maureen North (2022-05-28). Feminists rally for reproductive justice in Seneca Falls, NY as abortion rights hang in the balance. liberationnews.org On May 21, people from across the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York rallied in Seneca Falls to defend and expand abortion rights.

Center for Biological Diversity (2022-05-28). Eastern Monarch Butterfly Population Up Slightly, Still Below Extinction Threshold. indybay.org WASHINGTON, May 24, 2022 — The yearly count released today of monarch butterflies that overwintered in Mexico continues to show imperilment for the migratory butterfly. This year's count of 2.84 hectares (7 acres) of occupied winter habitat is up slightly from last year but still below the 6 hectare threshold scientists say is necessary for the iconic pollinator to be out of the extinction danger zone in North America.

____ (2022-05-28). The US baby formula crisis and capitalism's indifference to the lives of children. wsws.org In the wealthiest country in the world, store shelves are empty and millions of families are now facing a desperate struggle to find essential nutrition products for their babies and toddlers.

____ (2022-05-27). Canadian imperialism's fascist friends—Part 5: Mobilize the working class against the US-NATO war with Russia and fascist reaction! wsws.org Exposing the decades-long alliance between the Canadian state and the Ukrainian far-right shock troops Ottawa and Washington have used to prepare, instigate and now wage war with Russia—Canadian imperialism's fascist friends—is essential to laying bare the true imperialist character of the present conflict and mobilizing the international working class to put a stop to it.

____ (2022-05-27). US government awards $10 billion NSA cloud contract to Amazon. wsws.org The awarding of the Wild and Stormy National Security Agency cloud contract demonstrates the central role played by Amazon for the US security and state apparatus.

____ (2022-05-27). UK cost of living surges, dwarfing Sunak's one-off payments. wsws.org Chancellor Rishi Sunak's £15 billion Cost of Living package will make barely a dent in the crisis engulfing tens of millions of people.

____ (2022-05-27). Vote NO on Chevron/USW sellout tentative agreement! Rally the tens of thousands of oil workers to join Richmond, California refinery strikers! wsws.org This TA is a slap in the face to oil workers. It is a testament to the duplicitous role the USW has played in isolating the struggle of oil workers.

____ (2022-05-27). UK: Arriva Yorkshire bus workers vote to strike against insulting 4.1 percent pay offer. wsws.org Handed an emphatic mandate by drivers, the first response of the Unite union was to scramble to try and avert strike action.

____ (2022-05-27). Study finds that vaccines offer little protection from Long COVID after breakthrough infection. wsws.org Those who had breakthrough infections had an increased risk of symptoms associated with Long COVID, at rates percent higher than their uninfected counterparts.

____ (2022-05-27). Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific. wsws.org India: Andhra Pradesh farm labourers demand outstanding wages; Sri Lankan hospital workers protest over worsening health care; Australia: 17,000 Catholic school educators strike in New South Wales; New Zealand care workers protest low pay.

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