Daily Archives: June 16, 2022

2022-06-16: News Headlines

Brasil de Fato (2022-06-17). "We will not give up": Brazil demands justice for Bruno Pereira and Dom Phillips. peoplesdispatch.org Political and societal figures denounce the federal government's disregard for the Amazon region and demand the protection of indigenous peoples…

Maurizio Coppola (2022-06-17). In Italy, migrants and refugees take to the streets for peace and social justice. peoplesdispatch.org On World Refugee Day, June 17 in Naples and June 18 in Caserta, the migrant and refugee movement of Naples and Caserta, together with organizations struggling for dignity and rights for migrants, will take to the streets demanding peace, social justice and the regularization of undocumented people. | "We will present concrete proposals to the immigration offices of Naples and Caserta, to the regional government and to the Ministry of the Interior," the organizers state. "It's about improving the lives of both migrants who have lived in these territories for years, and those who have just arrived." | Organizations…

____ (2022-06-16). China's commercial space telescope completes all-sky optical survey. ecns.cn China's commercial space telescope Yangwang-1 has completed an optical survey of the whole sky, according to its developer.

____ (2022-06-16). Experts call for more cooperation with China to revitalize Pakistan's agriculture sector. ecns.cn As Pakistan's agriculture sector remained crucial for the country's economic growth, experts and scientists said that enhanced cooperation with China under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) can help revitalize the country's agriculture sector and combat the challenge of food insecurity.

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-16). NATO meets to push further supply of weapons to Ukraine, Russia raises concerns. peoplesdispatch.org Russia has been warning that the West's military supplies to Ukraine will only prolong the war in the country, and may cause grave consequences. Russia has repeatedly accused NATO of fighting a proxy war against it at the cost of the Ukrainian people…

Staff (2022-06-16). EU funds transfer of Slovak helicopters, rocket launcher ammo to Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Interfax-UkraineJune 16, 2022 Slovakia hands five helicopters, ammunition for Grad systems over to Ukraine — defense minister Slovakia has handed five helicopters and ammunition for Grad multiple rocket launchers over to the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Defense Minister of Slovakia Jaroslav Naƒè said. "Today, at the meeting [of NATO defense ministers in Brussels] I announced …

Staff (2022-06-16). Greece to provide combat vehicles to Ukraine in trade-off with Germany. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ukrainian News AgencyJune 15, 2022 Greece May Supply Ukraine With Up To 30 Armored Vehicles Greece may supply Ukraine with 30 Soviet-style infantry fighting vehicles after an exchange with Germany. The Ukrainian Pravda writes about this with reference to Protothema. It is reported that the supply will take place as part of an exchange with …

Staff (2022-06-16). NATO chief attends 45-nation war council to prolong war in Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOJune 15, 2022 Secretary General participates in Ukraine Defense Contact Group meeting NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg participated in a meeting of the US-led Ukraine Defense Contact Group in Brussels on Wednesday (15 June 2022), to discuss Ukraine's urgent needs for military equipment. The Secretary General thanked the United States for its leadership and coordination, …

Staff (2022-06-16). NATO HQ: DM says Ukraine, partners "to liberate all our territories, including Crimea" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com UkrinformJune 16 Reznikov: We are going to liberate all our territories, including Crimea "We are going to liberate all our territories, all of it all, including Crimea. Crimea is a strategic objective for Ukraine because it's Ukrainian territory. But we will move step by step," Defense Minister of Ukraine Oleksii Reznikov told CNN in an …

Staff (2022-06-16). NATO ready to prolong Ukraine war indefinitely — Stoltenberg. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Radio PolandJune 16, 2022 NATO ready for long-term conflict in Ukraine: Stoltenberg NATO is ready to continue providing Ukraine with necessary support in case of a long-term conflict, the alliance's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday. He was speaking ahead of the second day of NATO countries defence ministers' meeting in Brussels, during which …

Staff (2022-06-16). Pentagon: U.S. High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems, crews in Ukraine by end of month. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Interfax-UkraineJune 16, 2022 Four HIMARS installations to be delivered to Ukraine by end of month — US Department of Defense The U.S. Department of Defense expects that the HIMARS installations promised by U.S. President Joseph Biden on June 1 will be put into operation in Ukraine by the end of the month. "By the end …

Staff (2022-06-16). Video: NATO deploys Colombian troops for Ukraine war. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Deutsche WelleJune 16, 2022 Colombia: Training soldiers to demine in conflict Ukraine is facing the challenge of demining territory invaded by Russia. Now it will receive help from the Colombian military, which built its expertise fighting guerilla groups. DW's Johan Ramirez met soldiers who will lend Ukraine their know-how. Video…

Staff (2022-06-16). NATO Chief Suggests Ukraine Should Surrender & Cede Territory. orinocotribune.com This Sunday, June 12, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg hinted that peace in Ukraine could come at a high cost to the country, and that cost may mean the loss of territory and sovereignty. | The head of the military offensive alliance led by the United States made the

WSWS (2022-06-16). As losses mount in war with Russia, US floods Ukraine with weapons. wsws.org With the Ukrainian military losing territory and taking hundreds of casualties every day, the United States has made clear that it will only intensify its involvement in the war.

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-16). Pentagon Official Says Chinese Attack on Taiwan Would See Response Similar to Ukraine Invasion. news.antiwar.com Colin Kahl, the Pentagon's undersecretary of defense for policy, said Tuesday that a Chinese "act of aggression" against Taiwan would likely see a global response similar to what the US and its allies have done in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. "Potential adversaries and aggressors everywhere else in the world are looking at …

WSWS (2022-06-16). Ukrainian official admits to at least 100 to 200 military deaths a day. wsws.org The losses of Ukrainian soldiers matter little to the NATO-backed Zelensky government which sends soldiers to death rather than negotiate with Moscow.

Alina Duarte (2022-06-16). 'Summit of Exclusion' Backfires on Biden. orinocotribune.com By Jill Clark-Gollub, Alina Duarte and John Perry &#1 ; Jun 13, 2022 | "We would definitely have wanted a different Summit of the Americas. The silence of those absent challenges us. So that this does not happen again, I would like to state for the future that the fact of being the host country of the Summit does not grant the capacity to impose a 'right of admission' on the member countries of the continent." President of Argentina and president pro tempore of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean Countries (CELAC), Alberto Fernández, at the Summit of the Americas, June 10, 2022, Los Angeles. | While hos…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-16). Russian Ops in Ukraine (June 16, 2022): West Sends Arms, Russia Still Gaining Ground. libya360.wordpress.com Update for Russian Military Operations in Ukraine for June 16, 2022 &#1 ; Russian forces continue to gain ground in the Donbas; &#1 ; Russia also gains ground outside Kharkov; &#1 ; Western media covers up Ukrainian shelling of civilian targets in Donetsk; &#1 ; The flood of Western weapons continues, but limitations are manifesting themselves; &#1 ; Harpoon anti-ship…

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-06-16). Rusia acusa a países de la OTAN de masacrar a civiles en Donbas. telesurtv.net Moscú responsabiliza a la alianza de proveer a Ucrania de artillería de largo alcance que emplea para bombardear a civiles.

Anonymous767 (2022-06-16). Russia Steadily Purges Kyiv's Forces Around Severodonetsk And Slavyansk. southfront.org As of June 16, the most active military developments in the region of Donbass are focused around Slavyansk and the Severodonetsk-Lysichansk area. | In Severodonetsk, Kyiv's units remain in a tactical encirclements in the industrial area of the 'Azot plant'. According to reports, up to 2,500 members of Kyiv's forces are stuck there. They are not able to retreat to thee sector of Lysichansk controlled by their counterparts because all roads there are under fire control of Russians. This sit…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-16). Human rights groups denounce EU's gas deal with Israel. peoplesdispatch.org The Europe Union is looking for alternative sources of gas supply in an attempt to reduce dependence on Russian gas following sanctions imposed against the country after its attack on Ukraine…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-16). Leftist youth groups in Austria launch Youth Against War campaign. peoplesdispatch.org Austrian youth groups including the Communist Youth of Austria (KJO) and the Young Left initiated the Youth Against War campaign last week demanding peace, freedom, neutrality, and protesting the center-right coalition government's plan to allot more funds for military upgrades in the backdrop of the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war. The youth groups called on the government to instead allot more funds for social spending, including free public transport, housing and health. Demonstrations were organized in the cities of Vienna, Graz, Linz, Innviertel, Salzburg, St. Pà∂lten, Innsbruck, Feldkirch and Klagenfurt, am…

Dana Sanchez (2022-06-16). As Russia Makes War Gains, US Government In Talks With Ukraine For 'Negotiated Outcome'. moguldom.com While Russian forces gain ground in Ukraine, the U.S. has been in talks with the beseiged nation about a settlement and what that could look like. In a discussion with the Center for a New American Security, U.S. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said on Thursday, June 16, that the U.S. will continue "to support …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-16). US Biowarfare: Fever-Carrying Mosquitoes Studied in Ukrainian Labs May Have Been Used Against Cuba. libya360.wordpress.com The Russian Defence Ministry earlier reported discovering files in seized bio laboratories in Ukraine which indicated that scientists were carrying out tests on dangerous pathogens with the presumed intent to use them as components in biological weapons. The ministry said these laboratories were funded by the US for over a decade. The Ukrainian biological laboratories…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-16). US Tested Neuromodulators on Socially Vulnerable Ukrainians. libya360.wordpress.com Employees of the lab in the village of Sorokovka in Kharkov region tested highly active neuromodulators that caused irreversible damage to the central nervous system as part of the US military bio programme, Lt. Gen. Igor Kirillov, the head of the radiation, chemical and biological defense of the Russian Armed Forces, said. Sorokovka hosted a…

Staff (2022-06-16). Defense conclave: British, Turkish, Ukrainian DMs conspire. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Hurriyet Daily NewsJune 16, 2022 Turkish, British, Ukrainian defense ministers meet in Brussels Defense ministers of Turkey, Britain and Ukraine had a tripartite meeting and discussed current issues on the sidelines of the NATO defense ministers meeting. Defense Minister Hulusi Akar, British Defense Minister Ben Wallace and Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov, exchanged opinions on …

Anonymous765 (2022-06-16). War Between NATO And Russia Is Inevitable. southfront.org |

WSWS (2022-06-16). From Greece to Ukraine: 75 years of the Truman Doctrine. wsws.org The Truman Doctrine committed the US to the following 75 years of wars, coups, interventions, dictatorships and massive military budgets that continue up to the present in the proxy war in Ukraine.

Anonymous103 (2022-06-16). Military Situation In Ukraine On June 16, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia attacked military assets of the AFU near Pyatikhatka with high-precision missiles; | Russia attacked military assets of the AFU near Barvenkovo with high-precision missiles; | Russia attacked military assets of the AFU near Rechka with high-precision missiles; | On June 15, 280 AFU members were killed and 5 armored vehicles were destroyed by Russian forces, according to the Russian MOD; | Russian air defense systems shot down 7 Ukrainian drones near Tomina Balka, Suk…

Staff (2022-06-16). Biden informs Zelensky about US military aid worth $1 bln. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — US President Joe Biden informed his Ukrainian counterpart Vladimir Zelensky about a new package of US military aid for Ukraine worth $1 billion, according to Biden's statement, published by the White House.

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-16). US Increases Funding to Help Russians Access US State-Funded Media. news.antiwar.com Since Russia invaded Ukraine, the US has increased funding of technology companies to help Russians get around internet censorship and access US state-funded media, The effort is focused on financing three companies that build Virtual Private Networks (VPN), which allow users to circumvent geographic internet restrictions. Between 2015 and 2021, the three firms — nthLink, Psiphon, and Lantern — received $4.8 million in fundin…

Ben Norton (2022-06-16). US Federal Reserve says its goal is 'to get wages down'. canadiandimension.com Construction workers assemble bleacher scaffolding. Photo by Rob Aylward/US Navy/ The chairman of the US Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell, said his goal is "to get wages down." | In a press conference on May 4, Powell announced that the Fed would be raising interest rates by half a percentage and implementing policies aimed at reducing inflation in the United States, which is at its highest level in 40 years. | According to a transcript of th…

Editor (2022-06-16). Leaked emails expose Paul Mason's collusion with senior British intelligence agent. mronline.org On June 7th, The Grayzone revealed how British journalist Paul Mason planned to wage all-out war on anti-imperialist and left-wing academics, activists, campaign groups, independent journalists and media sites—and particularly this outlet.

Margaret Kimberley (2022-06-16). The problem with Juneteenth. mronline.org Juneteenth was a people's holiday with deep meaning for the descendants of enslaved people. But the declaration of an official federal holiday has turned it into an opportunity for corporate exploiters and cynical politicians to show pretend concern for Black people. At best Juneteenth provides a history lesson and an opportunity for much needed political education.

Ramzy Baroud (2022-06-16). Palestinians "Are Bound to Win": Why Israelis Are Prophesying the End of Their State. mintpressnews.com Since Israel has always defined itself as a Jewish State, its future is mostly linked to its ability to maintain a Jewish majority in historic Palestine.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-16). Why Does the United States Have a Military Base in Ghana? libya360.wordpress.com Vijay Prashad U.S. soldiers train for "jungle warfare" in Ghana. An interview with Kwesi Pratt Jr., a journalist and leader of the Socialist Movement of Ghana In April 2018, the president of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, said that Ghana has "not offered a military base, and will not offer a military base to the…

_____ (2022-06-16). The World Doesn't Work That Way Anymore. popularresistance.org The First World War signaled the end to a mercantilist order that had evolved under the aegis of European powers. One hundred years later, a very different economic order was in place (neoliberal cosmopolitanism). Believed by its architects to be universal and everlasting, globalization transfixed the world for an extended moment, but then started the subsidence from its zenith — precisely at the moment the West was giving vent to its triumphalism at the fall of the Berlin Wall. NATO — as the order's regulatory system — addressed its attendant 'identity crisis' by pushing for eastward expansion…

Editor (2022-06-16). Turkey rains on NATO's parade. mronline.org On May 18, the secretary general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, a Norwegian named Jen Stoltenberg, stood on a stage, flanked by the ambassadors to NATO of Finland and Sweden, Klaus Korhonen and Axel Wernhoff, respectively.

Editor (2022-06-16). Scott Ritter: Turkey Rains on NATO's Parade. scheerpost.com Letters of application to NATO from Finland and Sweden, presented to Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on May 18. (NATO) | By Scott Ritter / On May 18, the secretary general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, a Norwegian named Jen Stoltenberg, stood on a stage, flanked by the ambassadors to NATO of Finland and Sweden, Klaus Korhonen and Axel Wernhoff, respectively. | It was one of those made-for-television moments that politicians dream of — a time of high drama, where the ostensible…

Staff (2022-06-16). Defense ministerial: NATO chief meets with Georgian defense minister. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Rustavi 2June 16, 2022 Georgian Defense Minister meets with NATO Secretary General Within the framework of the NATO Defense Ministerial, Georgian Defense Minister met with NATO Secretary General. Juansher Burchuladze thanked Jens Stoltenberg for his strong political and practical support for Georgia on its path to NATO membership. "The parties reaffirmed their unwavering support and …

Staff (2022-06-16). Proconsul: U.S. has been preparing Georgia's NATO membership for thirty years. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The MessengerJune 15, 2022 US to Fully Support Georgia's Euro-Atlantic Aspirations, US Ambassador to Georgia Says US Ambassador to Georgia Kelly DegnanThe United States Embassy to Georgia.We have been advocating on behalf of Georgia's EU candidacy because we want to see Georgia succeed in its European aspirations, US Ambassador to Georgia Kelly Degnan told reporters …

Staff (2022-06-16). Turkey accuses Germany, Greece of disloyalty to NATO. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Hurriyet Daily NewsJune 16, 2022 Tàºrkiye reacts against German spokesperson's remark on Greece Ankara reacted against the remarks by the German foreign ministry's spokesperson regarding Greek claims on the disputed issues between Athens and Ankara. "The unfortunate words of the Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the German Federal Republic against Tàºrkiye on …

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-16). Senators Bring Biden's 2023 Military Budget Request to $857 Billion. news.antiwar.com The Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday released its version of the 2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would authorize $857.6 billion in military spending for the 2023 fiscal year, a massive increase from the $813 billion President Biden requested. Out of the $857.6 billion, about $817.3 billion will go to the Pentagon, $29.7 …

Staff (2022-06-16). Alfredo Fadraga y Yosvani àÅvalos abandonan delegación cubana en Campeonato Panamericano Sub-23 de Béisbol. cubadebate.cu La Federación Cubana de Beisbol informó que los atletas Alfredo Fadraga y Yosvani àÅvalos abandonaron la delegación asistente al Campeonato Panamericano Sub-23, con sede en México. La inhabilitación del acuerdo destinado a normalizar la llegada de los jugadores cubanos a la MLB es un estímulo para los orquestadores de las acciones de tráfico de atletas.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-06-16). Confiesan asesinato de desaparecidos en la Amazonía brasileña. telesurtv.net La Policía Federal indicó que se encuentra investigando la participación de una tercera persona en la muerte del indigenista brasileño y del periodista británico.

Staff (2022-06-16). Swedish, Finnish responses not meet Turkey's expectations. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — The documents Sweden and Finland sent to Turkey regarding their NATO bids do not meet the country's expectations the Turkish foreign minister said, adding that concerns need to be addressed.

____ (2022-06-16). Denis Pushilin And Kharkov. Larry On NATO Support. smoothiex12.blogspot.com I don't have the link yet, but yesterday Denis Pushilin, the Head of Donetsk PR has been heard as saying that Kharkov and all of Kharkov Oblast need to be liberated. Pushilin is a very noticeable figure as, for now at least, the Head of independent and recognized by Russia DPR, but also, de facto a fully integrated Russia's political figure now. Very important at that and fully coordinated with Kremlin. So, when figure of such prominence speaks aloud on such matters then we should pay attention. This matters in so far as our assumptions on territorial goals of SMO are concerned. Now, three EU stooges talking abou…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-16). Updated Mayo Clinic recommendations for infant formula shortage. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Since the outbreak of COVID-19, there have been significant shortages of infant formulas in some stores, largely caused by supply chain issues, as well as a recent recall of several contaminated baby formula products. While this unfortunate crisis continues to impact thousands of caregivers needing to feed their babies, Mayo Clinic continues to offer advice on safe alternatives in the short term to patients. Alternative formula options For most infants, it is OK to switch…

____ (2022-06-16). China-Central Asia pipeline transports over 400 bln cubic meters of natural gas. ecns.cn The China-Central Asia Gas Pipeline has delivered more than 400 billion cubic meters of natural gas to China over a period of more than 12 years, according to PipeChina West Pipeline Company.

____ (2022-06-16). China-Central Asia gas pipeline transports over 400 bln cubic meters since 2009. ecns.cn The China-Central Asia gas pipeline has transported over 400 billion cubic meters of natural gas to China since it was put into operation in December 2009, according to the customs of China and Kazakhstan on Wednesday.

Jason Ditz (2022-06-16). Turkish Airstrikes Hit Yazidi Militia in Iraq, Killing Two and Wounding Seven. news.antiwar.com Iraqi security sources reported a new round of Turkish airstrikes in northern Iraq, hitting the Sinjar Province. The strikes killed two members of the Yazidi YBS militia, and wounded seven others. Fires were reported in Sinjar after the strikes, and damage was reported at several shops as well. | The Sinjar Resistance Units (YBS) are a Yazidi group formed after the ISIS war. The Yazidi minority suffered heavily under ISIS and wanted t…

Jason Ditz (2022-06-16). Israeli FM Calls on UN to Restore All Nuclear Sanctions on Iran. news.antiwar.com Saying the recent IAEA rebuke of Iran proved that diplomacy has failed, Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid is It's not clear the rest of the world will go along with this, as the IAEA rebuke was about a single issue of past activity, and not a referendum on the state of the diplomatic process. | Lapid is hoping that one of the parties to the nuclear deal can bring the issue as a…

Jason Ditz (2022-06-16). US Ramps Up Iran Sanctions as Hope for Talks Fade. news.antiwar.com With Iran nuclear talks stalled, the US Treasury Department is once again announcing a new round of sanctions targeting Iran's oil and gas industry. | The sanctions hit three Iranian companies, Six companies, two from Hong Kong and four from the UAE, were sanctioned for working with Triliance, and two of their brokers, Jingfeng Gao and Mohammed Shaheed Ruknoddin Bhore, we…

Editor2 (2022-06-16). Elections in Colombia: Between Hopes and Concerns. orinocotribune.com By Pablo Ruiz &#1 ; Jun 10, 2022 | On Sunday 19 June, all eyes will once again be on Colombia and the results of the second round of the presidential elections: will it be more of the same in Colombia — one of the most dangerous countries for human rights defenders — or will there be a change, depending on whether the candidate of the left or the right wins; everything remains to be seen. | As we know, last May 29th, in the first round of the presidential elections, the candidates of the Historical Pact, Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez, obtained the highest number of votes with 8,527,768 votes (40.3…

Ola Mousa (2022-06-16). Danger doesn't stop children from working in Gaza's dumps. electronicintifada.net Waste collectors rely on meager incomes to avoid starvation.

Raed Qaddoura (2022-06-16). Why has Gaza's sea turned black? electronicintifada.net Palestinians in Gaza plan their days around the electric schedule, lucky to get power for six to eight hours a day.

_____ (2022-06-16). Biden Wants to Dictate Policy Change to Saudi Arabia. journal-neo.org After the failure of numerous Washington emissaries' attempts to change Saudi Arabia's perception of the world and force it to take a place in the ranks of "US supporters", the current US administration has decided to use its latest weapon in this effort by "throwing President Biden to the wolves". Such a decision by the US …

_____ (2022-06-16). 100 Million People in America Are Saddled With Health Care Debt. popularresistance.org An investigation by KHN and NPR shows more than 100 million people in America, including 41% of adults, are beset by a health care system that is systematically pushing patients into debt on a mass scale. The investigation reveals a problem that, despite new attention from the White House and Congress, is far more pervasive than previously reported. That is because much of the debt that patients accrue is hidden as credit card balances, loans from family, or payment plans to hospitals and other medical providers. | To calculate the true extent and burden of this debt, the KHN-NPR investigation draws on a nationwi…

_____ (2022-06-16). 3 Anti-Inflation Alternatives to Raising Interest Rates. popularresistance.org A deafening silence defines "debates" among U.S. leaders about stopping or slowing today's inflation. Alternatives to the Federal Reserve's raising of interest rates and curtailing money supply growth are ignored. It's as if there were no other ways to rein in price increases except to add more interest costs to the already excess debts of workers and small and medium businesses. Were the last two and a half years of the deadly Covid-19 pandemic, plus the economic crash of 2020, not sufficient enough burdens on Americans without piling on the additional burden of inflation that has been imposed by U.S. capitalism…

_____ (2022-06-16). AFL-CIO Blocks Debate on Union Democracy Reforms. popularresistance.org Earlier today, many were unexpectedly locked out of the AFL-CIO convention after the Secret Service closed the doors for the arrival of President Joe Biden. The lockout infuriated activists and delegates who had arrived early to see Biden, but many also saw it as a metaphor for how people are being excluded from the convention as a whole. | Shockingly, the AFL-CIO did not invite the Amazon Labor Union, since it's an independent union and doesn't belong to the AFL-CIO. Nor did the convention invite members of the SEIU-affiliated Starbucks Workers United. | "It's just petty," one senior union official told Payday R…

_____ (2022-06-16). Ecuador: CONAIE and Unions to Maintain National Strike. popularresistance.org Mobilizations will continue and key roads remain blocked as the indefinite Ecuador-wide protests against the neoliberal policies of Guillermo Lasso's administration head into a fourth day. | Security forces have been unsuccessful in trying to lift 24 hour roadblocks, which have now been reinforced by communities. | The government's attempt to quell protests by sweeping up alleged leaders not only failed, it backfired. News of the arrest of Leonidas Iza, president of the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE), mobilized thousands of people to the Latacunga prison where he was taken and promp…

_____ (2022-06-16). Final Declaration of the Workers' Summit of the Americas. popularresistance.org We, representatives of Trade Union, Peasant, Political and Social organizations, gathered in Tijuana — Mexico, June 10-12, 2022, on the occasion of the realization of the Summit of the Americas of the Working Men and Women Workers, in immediate response to the exclusion of Venezuela, Cuba, and Nicaragua imposed by the Government of the United States. | There is a systemic and structural crisis of capitalism in its imperialist phase. It is in itself a civilizational crisis. The capitalist economic model and its political arm neoliberalism, as well as its modern cultural foundation, have put the planet's life…

_____ (2022-06-16). Rural Europe Takes Action. popularresistance.org To celebrate the launch on June 7th of the new ARC2020 and Forum Synergies book "Rural Europe Takes Action — No more business as usual" we're sharing extracts of some of the policy actions it calls for and the stories that underscore their importance. Today we have the story of the Free Bakers Association (Die Freien Bà§cker), an independent professional organization of artisan bakers and confectioners founded in Hanover, Germany in 2011. This story demonstrates the need for institutional support for rural people, farmers, bakers, butchers and artisanal producers to create resilient local and regional…

_____ (2022-06-16). Spiritual Leader Sadhguru Takes 100-Day Motorcycle Journey to Save Soil. popularresistance.org More than half of the world's agricultural soils are already degraded, and both scientists and UN agencies agree that the remaining soil will only take us another 40 to 50 years. | Yet despite the threat this poses to biodiversity, the climate and global food security, soil health receives less attention than other looming environmental crises. That's why yogi, mystic and visionary Sadhguru has set off on a 100-day, 30,000 kilometer (approximately 18,641 mile) motorcycle journey to save soil. | "Everybody knows the problem. Everybody generally knows what is the solution, but they've all been waiting for one idiot…

_____ (2022-06-16). Truckers' strike in South Korea ends in victory as government agrees to demands. popularresistance.org The formidable truckers' strike in South Korea came to an end after a tentative agreement was struck after late-night negotiations on Tuesday, June 14. Truck drivers returned to work on Wednesday after the deal approving the key demands put forward by the union was approved by the nation's transport ministry. | Organized by Cargo Truckers Solidarity Union, thousands of truck drivers were on an indefinite strike from June 7, bringing all ports and movement of crucial industrial goods and major exports to a standstill.

Newsclick (2022-06-16). Importance of TRIPS flexibilities under the Doha Declaration on Public Health. peoplesdispatch.org As the 12th Ministerial Conference of the WTO is underway, there is a big question mark hovering over the TRIPS waiver proposal. Why are developing countries pushing for a TRIPS waiver? Why are the developed countries and Big Pharma stalling it? In this episode, NewscClick editor-in-chief Prabir Purkayastha and Prof. Satyajit Rath, an immunologist and adjunct faculty at IISER, Pune, discuss the need for TRIPS flexibilities as underlined under the Doha Declaration on Public Health and the importance of the TRIPS waiver proposal in the context of COVID-19 mooted by India and South Africa.

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-16). Daily Round-up| Impact of Gaza blockade and more stories. peoplesdispatch.org In this episode, we bring you stories from Palestine, , the deal between the EU, Egypt and Israel on natural gas, protests against red-tagging in the Philippines and the release of an Indigenous leader from Ecuador…

Editor (2022-06-16). The Rotten Roots of the IMF and the World Bank. scheerpost.com By Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins / The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank have long been criticized for the onerous influence they exert over the domestic policies of many states. Especially since the 1990s, they have been excoriated for imposing policies—such as structural adjustment reforms and austerity measures—on client states that deepen inequality in the Global South, which, in turn, benefits the powerful countries of the Global North. How do we understand the struct…

Editor2 (2022-06-16). Ecuadorian Indigenous Organizations Start Strike Against Lasso. orinocotribune.com The current protests are taking place in a political-institutional environment that is potentially very dangerous for the respect of human and civil rights. | From the early hours of Monday, the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE) began a national strike against the government of Guillermo Lasso by blocking highways in provinces such as Pastaza, Napo, and Guayas. | CONAIE President Leonidas Iza said that the social mobilization, which will continue for an indefinite period of time, emerges as a result of the reluctance of the Lasso administration to continue the dialogue process, the las…

Editor (2022-06-16). Contributions of peasant farmer communities: The case of Venezuela. mronline.org Throughout their history, agricultural, chemical and food corporations have created and implemented tactics to marginalize the peasant farmer community and indigenous people.

Staff (2022-06-16). New National Security Programs, Same Old Dangerous Patterns. aclu.org The government has long infringed on Americans' fundamental rights and liberties under the guise of national security. From the FBI's surveillance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to the round-up of innocent people simply because they were perceived to be Muslim after 9/11, new initiatives to address real or perceived national security concerns have inevitably and disproportionately impacted communities of color and immigrants. Over the past two decades especially, we've seen how domestic counterterrorism policies target Black, Brown, and Muslim communities for unmerited surveillance and investigation, trampling…

Editor (2022-06-16). UK's 'Unlawful' Deportation Flight to Rwanda Halted After European Court Intervenes. scheerpost.com (Photo: Sandor Csudai) | By Tanupriya Singh / The first flight set to deport asylum seekers from the UK to Rwanda was halted on Tuesday, June 14, following major last-minute interventions by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). As of Tuesday morning, seven people were to be deported on the plane which was set to take off from the Ministry of Defense runway at Boscombe Down in Amesbury that night. This number was a fraction of the initial removal notices…

Brenton Brookings (2022-06-16). Milestone union victories in Starbucks' hometown. liberationnews.org Starbucks workers celebrated their 100th unionized store after two successive landslide victories in the company's hometown of Seattle.

C.P. Chandrasekhar (2022-06-16). Why are global wheat prices rising so much? mronline.org The global food crisis has now grown to such proportions that everyone is talking about it (even though world leaders are doing relatively little about it).

Editor2 (2022-06-16). Two Summits in Los Angeles — Ordinary Americans Speak Out. orinocotribune.com For more Americans, what the White House held can only be called a "Summit of some Americas" or "Summit of Exclusion." They wanted a fair discussion covering more extensive topics that Americans feel really concerned about. | LOS ANGELES, June 12 (Xinhua) — "I would say that the summit overall has to be characterized as a failure," 22-year-old Kenji Granberry told Xinhua when commenting on the ninth Summit of the Americas that concluded on Friday. |

Editor (2022-06-16). Tracy's Travesty: New Boss Same as Old Boss at Bureau of Land Management. scheerpost.com By Mike Garrity / CounterPunch It's too bad for conservationists and all Americans, but Tracy Stone-Manning, Biden's new Bureau of Land Management (BLM) director, is continuing the Trump administration's policy of destructive public land grazing. The BLM administers 246 million acres of public land, mainly in the intermountain west, with the mission is to "sustain …

Liberation Staff (2022-06-16). Ithaca Starbucks' workers fights back against closure. liberationnews.org Workers at a recently-unionized Starbucks in Ithaca, New York, staged a "sip-in" protest and speak-out after the Starbucks corporate office announced that the location would be closing permanently on June 10.

Andreína Chávez Alava (2022-06-16). Venezuela Maintains Stable Oil Output, To Restart Shipments to Europe. venezuelanalysis.com Eni's first shipment to Europe could help alleviate storage bottlenecks by taking accumulated lower-quality diluted crude oil.

Contributing Writers (2022-06-16). Zelensky Forces Committing War Crimes as Policy. marktaliano.net READ MORE:

Ana Vraƒçar (2022-06-16). WTO out of agriculture, demands global peasant movement in Geneva. peoplesdispatch.org Peasant and fisherfolk activists were among the drivers of civil society mobilizations at the WTO Ministerial Conference, where they called for the withdrawal of the organization from the agricultural sector…

SAM (2022-06-16). Can We Ever Retire to Greater Equality? inequality.org

SAM (2022-06-16). The Climate Case for Taxing Wealth. inequality.org

Amarynth (2022-06-16). Maria Zakharova speaks to RT at SPIEF 2022. thesaker.is rumble.com/v18n532-russian-fm-spokeswoma…

Ana Perdigón (2022-06-16). Sergey Lavrov to Meet Venezuela's Vice President in Saint Petersburg. orinocotribune.com Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will meet with Executive Vice President of Venezuela Delcy Rodríguez, the Prime Minister of Cuba Manuel Marrero, and a special representative of Nicaragua, during the International Economic Forum in Saint Petersburg, that started on Wednesday. | During the forum, which ends Saturday, a conference dedicated to relations between Russia and Latin America will be held. Rodríguez, the Nicaraguan Finance Minister Iván Adolfo Acosta Montalván, and the president of the Central American Parliament (PARLACEN), Daniel Ortega Reyes, will participate in this conference. | As part of the…

Ann Brown (2022-06-16). Recap And Highlights Of The Malik Zulu Shabazz Debate Vs. ISUPK Hebrew Israelite Captain Tazaryach, Part 2. moguldom.com Should Black Americans trust the Bible over African history? That was the subject of an intense five-hour-plus debate on April 5 debate between two cultural powerhouses, Malik Zulu Shabazz and Captain Tazaryach. Malik Zulu Shabazz is an attorney who previously served as chairman of the New Black Panther Party. As of 2013, he has been the …

Ann Brown (2022-06-16). Biden To Hire Former Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms As Advisor After Cedric Richmond Exit. moguldom.com President Joe Biden has tapped former Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms to join the White House. Bottoms will replace outgoing Cedric Richmond as a top White House advisor. As director of the White House Office of Public Engagement, Bottoms will have access to some of the most high-level planning and strategy sessions in the West …

Ann Brown (2022-06-16). Netflix Decides To Cut The Settlement Check To Mo'Nique Over Lowball $ 0K Offer, Alleged Discrimination. moguldom.com After a three-year legal battle, streaming entertainment giant Netflix has decided to settle a lawsuit brought by comedian Mo'Nique over discrimination and retaliation. Back in 2019, the Oscar-winning actress sued Netflix, accusing it of systematically underpaying Black women. She also claimed Netflix retaliated against her by refusing to engage in good-faith negotiations after she accused the company …

Dean Baker (2022-06-16). Will CNN Put Donald Trump Back in the White House? cepr.net The network's coverage of the economy has been inflation, inflation, inflation 24-7. But inflation is not the whole story of the economy. We also have unemployment that is near 50-year low. That is a really big deal, because the vast majority of families work for most of their income.

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-06-16). Various Alleged Instigators of Capitol Riot Finally Indicted For Sedition but Questions Remain About Government Infiltration and Incitement. covertactionmagazine.com Leaders of the far-right Proud Boys group, including its national chairman, Enrique Tarrio, have been charged with seditious conspiracy for …

Matt Sedlar (2022-06-16). Only Radical Changes Will Make Rents Affordable. cepr.net The affordable rental housing situation in the US has been in crisis from as early as the 1960s, and it has only worsened over time. Without a radically new approach, we can not expect to solve the problem. The US needs to adopt European-style social housing and also make rental assistance an entitlement. |

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-16). Daily Round-up| Brazilian power company Electrobras privatized and more. peoplesdispatch.org In this episode, we take a look at the privatization of an electricity company in Brazil, a strike by Spanish unions at RyanAir and the cancellation of a UK flight to deport refugees to Rwanda…

Staff (2022-06-16). State Department hails war-won Greater Azerbaijan as paragon of "integration and peace" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azeri Press AgencyJune 16, 2022 Karen Donfried: "Approach of Azerbaijani President to the Caucasus is aimed at integration and peace" "This is my first visit to Azerbaijan. I got acquainted with the city and had a good time in your beautiful windy city," said US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Karen …

Belén Fernández (2022-06-16). A Mask-Less World: How the Corporate-Capitalist War on Humanity Is Wreaking Havoc. commondreams.org Mask-lessness is becoming contagious and normalized in a world that is far from "normal."

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-16). Mayo Clinic Minute: Importance of skin checks for people with darker skin. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org One out of 5 people in the U.S. will develop a form of skin cancer, according to the American Academy of Dermatology Association. For people with darker skin tones, incidence of late-stage skin cancer is rising. Dr. Naiara Sbroggio Barbosa (Nie-e-ARE-ah Bar-BOH-sah), a Mayo Clinic dermatologist, explains how people with darker skin tones can protect themselves from skin cancer. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/wu5tIo2qISc Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 00) is in the downloads at the…

Staff (2022-06-16). Hoy en la Mesa Redonda, "Historia de vida: Alberto Prieto, el académico" mesaredonda.cubadebate.cu La Mesa Redonda dedicará su espacio Historia de vida de este viernes, al Dr. Alberto Prieto Rozos, miembro de número de la Academia de la Historia, cuyos aportes en esta materia le han hecho merecedor del Premio Nacional de Ciencias Sociales en 2019 y Premio Nacional de Historia en 2020 entre otros muchos lauros que incluyen la dedicatoria de la más reciente Feria Internacional del Libro.

TeleSUR, ysm, MER (2022-06-16). Paraguay pide apoyo a ONU en lucha contra crimen organizado. telesurtv.net El Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores paraguayo indicó que se solicitó el respaldo de los órganos especializados del Sistema de la ONU.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-06-16). Pdte. de Venezuela visita instalaciones deportivas de Qatar. telesurtv.net La instalación acogerá los partidos más importantes del Mundial de Fútbol Qatar 2022. También visitó otros centros.

Lindsay Koshgarian (2022-06-16). Only in Top Gun Can the US Military Solve Our Multitude of Problems. commondreams.org In real life, plowing money into shiny fighter jets while Americans struggle and the climate burns makes us less safe.

____ (2022-06-16). RCEP offers broader room for China-ROK cooperation: official. ecns.cn The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement offers broader room for China and the Republic of Korea (ROK) to deepen economic and trade cooperation, a Chinese official said Thursday."ÄÄ…

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-16). Atentado terrorista deja 86 muertos en Burkina Faso. telesurtv.net Parte de la ola de violencia que vive la región del Sahel y de la ocupación de la zona por parte de potencias europeas.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-06-16). Pdte. Nicolás Maduro arriba a Azerbaiyán. telesurtv.net El jefe de Estado arribó al aeropuerto internacional Heydar Aliyev, en la capital azerí, Bakú.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-16). Ask the Mayo Mom: Ear tubes. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org An ear infection is an infection of the middle ear, the air-filled space behind the eardrum that contains the tiny vibrating bones of the ear. Children are more likely than adults to get ear infections. Because ear infections often clear up on their own, treatment may begin with managing pain and monitoring the problem. Sometimes, antibiotics are used to clear the infection. Some people are prone to having multiple ear infections. This can cause hearing…

Staff (2022-06-16). La imagen del día: Miguel, 93 días a tiempo completo en Felton. cubadebate.cu Miguel Vega Pedroso es un cienfueguero que lleva 93 días a tiempo completo en Felton. Dice que su esposa y dos hijos lo esperan para la celebración del 26 de julio y eso lo anima. El ingeniero está en un nuevo turno de noche y tiene la responsabilidad de guiar los ajustes en los diafragmas y alineamiento entre los rotores de baja y alta-media presión de la turbina. Echa de menos a la familia y tiene deseos de recibir los calores inigualables de la casa. Sabe que Felton decide, y trabaja sin descanso.

Freedom Socialist Party (2022-06-16). Wednesday 6/15: Labor History: A key to unlocking workers' power today. indybay.org Online via Zoom | To register: bit.ly/FSFD-Labor

Poor People's Campaign (2022-06-16). Wednesday 6/15: U.S. Congressional Briefing w/ Tesitmony by Poor People's Campaign. indybay.org Online event…

BEDO (2022-06-16). Thursday 6/16: Climate Grief & Eco-Anxiety Workshop. indybay.org Online workship…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-06-16). 2022 California Juneteenth – National Freedom Day. indybay.org In the coming years over 100 California cities with @100,000+ residents will begin to discover our unique California Juneteenth Legacy, helping manifest equity and greater inclusion throughout the 5th largest economy in the world. Today, "Mining for Freedom" or the authentic "Golden Legacy" of our California USCT who fought, bleed and died for freedom is a fierce debate impacting future generation.

____ (2022-06-16). Zakharova, Stunning As Always. smoothiex12.blogspot.com It is a well known fact that normal people with morals and principles do not work in the US main-stream media, least of all in CNN which is a collection of human trash and is a pure propaganda and lie-distribution outlet. Here (in Russian) Zaharova wipes the floor with some low-life from CNN at

Isabella Arria (2022-06-16). Cambia el mapa político en Francia, y la izquierda lucha por el poder. globalizacion.ca Apenas dos meses después de su victoria en las elecciones presidenciales, el proyecto del presidente francés Emmanuel Macron se ve ahora en jaque, por el empate en entre la alianza que él lidera y la izquierda encabezada por Jean Luc…

Angela (2022-06-16). Saturday 6/18: Free virtual screening of the documentary film "My Safad" indybay.org

Catherine Crockett (2022-06-16). Saturday 6/25: Reimagining Public Safety: Success Stories. indybay.org Monterey Peace and Justice Center | 1364 Fremont Blvd., Seaside CA 93955 | (between Sonoma Ave. and Hamilton Ave.)…

TeleSUR, SH (2022-06-16). La ONU insta a respetar y garantizar la protesta en Ecuador. telesurtv.net La ONU abogó por la paz, bajar las tensiones y buscar los caminos del diálogo entre el Gobierno ecuatoriano y los sectores movilizados.

TeleSUR -ysm, JL (2022-06-16). Industria manufacturera boliviana rompe récord en exportaciones. telesurtv.net Entre enero y abril de 2022, Bolivia obtuvo 2.145 millones de dólares por exportaciones de manufacturas, cifra histórica para el período.

Andrew Wright (2022-06-16). Trouble in Paradise: Key West's runaway real estate market pushing out workers. peoplesworld.org Key West, Florida, the southernmost point of the continental U.S., is a veritable paradise that has long attracted artists and authors and acts as a beacon for those discontented with mundane life in the big cities or the Midwest. It's all too common to hear a server or bartender say, "I came down for a …

Party for Socialism & Liberation (2022-06-16). Thursday 6/23: Pride Month Film Screening: Pride (2014). indybay.org In-person: 2969 Mission St, SF | Virtual: bit.ly/pride-sf

Claudio Della Croce (2022-06-16). La Unión Europea vuelve a mirar al Mercosur y espera el TLC para 2023. globalizacion.ca La necesidad tiene cara de hereje: la Unión Europea, previendo una crisis energética y en la provisión de alimentos debido a la guerra en Ucrania, volvieron a mirar a América latina y específicamente al Mercosur y ahora es la que…

Staff (2022-06-16). Car bomb explosion kills, injures 7 in southern Yemen. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 17 (MNA) — Media sources reported early Thursday that a car bomb explosion in Aden Governorate in southern Yemen has left at least three killed and four wounded.

Daniel Boguslaw (2022-06-16). Justice Is Blind. And So Is Merrick Garland. commondreams.org The DOJ's long fall from grace.

____ (2022-06-16). China sees fewer hazy days, more clear blue skies. ecns.cn

____ (2022-06-16). Sunflowers in full bloom attract visitors in Zhejiang. ecns.cn People pose for photos in a blooming sunflower field in Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province, June 15, 2022. A total of four hectares of sunflowers bloom in Hangzhou, attracting many visitors.

TeleSUR- lvm, JL (2022-06-16). Congreso peruano inicia proceso para inhabilitar a vicepdta. telesurtv.net El abogado de Dina Boluarte consideró que la acusación presentada es un intento de desacreditar a la vicepresidenta por parte de representantes de grupos de derecha.

Robert C. Koehler (2022-06-16). Embracing the Complexity of Peace. commondreams.org Funding peace, creating peace—this is deeply complex, and too many Americans, certainly too many of those in leadership positions, don't have time for complexity.

____ (2022-06-16). China's draft law revision on women's protection garners wide public attention. ecns.cn A draft revision to the Law on the Protection of Rights and Interests of Women, which stipulates stringent measures to tackle women trafficking, has garnered wide public attention in China.

Staff (2022-06-16). Drone attack reported on US Al-Tanf Base. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 17 (MNA) — Media sources reported early Thursday that a drone attack has targeted the Al-Tanf base affiliated with the US forces on the Syrian-Iraqi borders.

____ (2022-06-16). It Is Becoming A Nauseaiting Repetitive Tune. smoothiex12.blogspot.com As of lately. First, Time magazine throws in such a headline:

Dr. Naomi Wolf (2022-06-16). Queridos amigos, lamento anunciar un genocidio: Dra. Naomi Wolf sobre el "Informe confidencial" de Pfizer. globalizacion.ca

Suheir Sheikh (2022-06-16). Celebrating Juneteenth, the Emancipation of African Americans. america.cgtn.com It's a day many activists have worked to raise awareness about for decades. Last year, the U.S. made history when U.S. President Joe Biden officially designated Juneteenth a federal holiday. The holiday is celebrated on June 19th and celebrates the emancipation of African-Americans from …

Planned Parenthood Advocates Mar Monte (2022-06-16). Wednesday 6/22: CA Legislation to Protect Abortion Rights Discussion w/ Planned Parenthood. indybay.org Online event…

US Gov; C-Span; Common Cause (2022-06-16). Thursday 6/16: January 6th Hearings Day 3 (livestream new schedule). indybay.org Online via livestream…

TeleSUR- hvh, JCM (2022-06-16). Comienza 18 ™ reunión internacional sobre Siria en Kazajstán. telesurtv.net El ministro de Asuntos Exteriores y Expatriados, Ayman Susan, encabezó la comitiva de Damasco en Astana.

Staff (2022-06-16). Astana summit parties reaffirm support for Syria sovereignty. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — The participating parties in the 18th Astana Summit reaffirmed their firm commitment to the sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity of Syria.

Repost (2022-06-16). "KPFA Protector's" Supporter & Multi-Millionaire Property Owner. indybay.org KPFA "Protectors" supporter Matthew Hallinan has now supported the removal of District Attorney Chesin Boudin saying that it is "It's grow-up time in America."

Anonymous767 (2022-06-16). SouthFront's Further Work Will Not Be Possible Without Your Support. southfront.org A global war is ongoing!: | Today, it can be stopped only by us, ordinary people who have become victims of politicians and propaganda. Many of us found ourselves on different sides of the front lines, regardless of our citizenship, nationality or faith. | We need to be united! | In March and early June, SouthFront overcame a series of attacks on our website. Nonetheless, there are no signs that pressure on us will soften anytime soon. | SouthFront work in providing independent coverage of key conflicts around the world disturbs those interested in instigating the global instability. SF Team is determined…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-16). Mayo Clinic ranks in all 10 specialties in U.S. News & World Report's 'Best Children's Hospitals' rankings. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Children's Center in Rochester is ranked the No. 1 children's hospital in Minnesota according to U.S. News & World Report's 2022—2023 "Best Children's Hospitals" rankings. The rankings identify the top 50 children's hospitals in 10 pediatric specialties. Mayo Clinic Children's Center ranked as a top-performing children's hospital in all 10 of those pediatric specialties. "Mayo Clinic Children's Center is honored to continuously rank among the top children's hospitals across the…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-16). Study finds few COVID-19 patients get rebound symptoms after Paxlovid treatment. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic researchers studied the outcomes of 483 high-risk patients treated for COVID-19 with a five-day oral regimen of nirmatrelvir and ritonavir, together marketed as Paxlovid. Only a handful developed COVID-19 rebound symptoms, and the researchers say more studies are needed to determine why. Overall, the treatment benefited everyone in the study. All recovered, including the patients who developed rebound symptoms, which were generally mild. The findings appear in the journal Clinical…

____ (2022-06-16). Too many cases where US shields and exonerates military from its crimes: FM Says. ecns.cn

Mark Gruenberg (2022-06-16). Union leaders talk with White House on protecting abortion access. peoplesworld.org PHILADELPHIA (PAI)—With a Supreme Court ruling looming abolishing the 49-year-old right to abortion, prominent unionists recently discussed with a top White House aide on how to protect women's access once the Republican-named Supreme Court majority yanks the right. Representatives of the United Teachers of Dade (AFT), the Michigan Education Association, Service Employees 1199, National Nurses …

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-16). Mayo Clinic expert speaks of significance of Lyme disease uptick. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Lyme disease has infected more than 14% of the world's population, according to a new study. "It's significant," says Dr. Bobbi Pritt, director of the Clinical Parasitology Laboratory at Mayo Clinic. "If you look at the numbers and how it breaks down in regions across the United States, in some areas, that exceeds 50% seropositivity. That means people are walking around with antibodies in their blood that are detectable. That shows they've been exposed to Lyme disease at some…

Peter Koenig (2022-06-16). Kissinger y la guerra en Ucrania: El mensajero y el amo. globalizacion.ca

____ (2022-06-16). Policies ready to achieve emissions goals. ecns.cn China has essentially completed its policy infrastructure for the country's ambitious climate targets and has made significant progress in low-carbon transition, government officials said at the 10th National Low-Carbon Day on Wednesday in Jinan, Shandong province.

TeleSUR-mcs, JL (2022-06-16). Llegan a 47 los decesos por accidente en Hotel Saratoga en Cuba. telesurtv.net En el lugar de los hechos trabajan sin descanso desde entonces fuerzas de los ministerios de la Construcción y del Interior.

____ (2022-06-16). 240-meter-long glass bridge over Dashbashi Canyon opens. ecns.cn People attend the opening ceremony 240-meter long glass bridge over the Tsalka canyon, with a diamond-shaped cafe in the middle outside the city of Tsalka some 100 km from Tbilisi, Georgia, June 14, 2022.

SouthFront5 (2022-06-16). Discover Alex's Secrets Behind The Success Of ABK Capital And Its Rapid Growth. southfront.org The real estate market crash of 2008 was devastating. Many homeowners lost their homes while lenders were destroyed. The event was driven by greed, and it's unfortunate that the greedy lenders got hefty bailout packages and paid their executives huge bonuses as the market was destroyed. The aftermath was also devastating as lenders were unwilling to approve loan applications that did not meet the laid down criteria. As a result, many real estate projects stalled. Alex Kleyner and Brian Hernandez, who are renowned ent…

____ (2022-06-16). New careers released by ministry. ecns.cn Eighteen new professions including robotics engineering technician, family education mentor and homestay steward were released on Tuesday, followed by a weeklong campaign soliciting opinions about them from the public until Monday before their official recognition.

Editor (2022-06-16). Khashoggi's Fiancée Wants Biden to Ask Saudis: 'Where is Jamal's Body?'. scheerpost.com Activists pose for a photo following the June 15, 2022 unveiling of Jamal Khashoggi Way outside the Saudi Embassy in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images) | By Brett Wilkins / As U.S. President Joe Biden

Staff (2022-06-16). México devuelve a 64 migrantes irregulares cubanos (+ Video). cubadebate.cu En cumplimiento de los acuerdos migratorios, un total de 64 migrantes irregulares cubanos arribaron el pasado viernes al Aeropuerto Internacional José Martí, procedentes de México, siendo esta la operación de devolución número 21 que realiza ese país en lo que va de 2022, informa el sitio web del Ministerio del Interior.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-06-16). Pdte. Maduro convoca a consolidar el modelo económico diversificado de Venezuela. telesurtv.net El jefe de Estado, de visita en Azerbaiyán, resumió los principales resulTados de su gira euroasiática.

Staff (2022-06-16). Demócratas piden a Biden eliminar más sanciones para facilitar distribución mundial de vacunas anticovid cubanas. cubadebate.cu Un grupo de 26 demócratas de la Cámara de Representantes instó a la Administración Biden a suavizar aún más las sanciones contra Cuba para ayudar a la distribución internacional de las vacunas anticovid cubanas. Los demócratas pidieron a Biden que se dirija a políticas específicas que dificultan la cooperación médica con la Isla.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-06-16). Policía reprime marcha de estudiantes en la capital ecuatoriana. telesurtv.net Los manifestantes portaban pancartas contra el presidente Guillermo Lasso por la situación económica que atraviesa el país suramericano.

Party for Socialism & Liberation (2022-06-16). Friday 6/17: Forum: Pride Month & Revolutionary LGBTQ Struggle. indybay.org In-person: 2969 Mission St, SF | Virtual: bit.ly/pride-means-resist

____ (2022-06-16). China to recruit 67,000 rural teachers this year. ecns.cn China plans to recruit 67,000 teachers for compulsory education in rural areas in 2022, the Ministry of Education said Thursday.

Brett Wilkins (2022-06-16). House Dems Urge Biden to Work With Cuba to Vaccinate the World. commondreams.org "Cuba's goal of vaccinating people in low-income countries offers an important opportunity… for our nations to work together once again on urgent healthcare issues facing the world."

Staff (2022-06-16). Cuba asistirá con 58 deportistas a los I Juegos del Caribe (+ Video). cubadebate.cu La presentación de la delegación cubana a los I Juegos del Caribe, en Guadalupe, tuvo lugar esta mañana de jueves en la Ciudad Deportiva, con la participación del director general de Alto Rendimiento del Inder, José Antonio Miranda, representantes de deportes incluidos en el programa competitivo y la prensa especializada.

____ (2022-06-16). Cultural event held to mark 25th anniversary of HK's return to motherland. ecns.cn The event is held by Hong Kong Island Women's Association on Wednesday as part of celebrations for the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland.

Alliance for Justice w (2022-06-16). Thursday 7/7: 'Presumed Guilty: How SCOTUS Empowered Police & Subverted Civil Rights' Book Talk w/ AFJ. indybay.org Online event…

TeleSUR, mcs, MER (2022-06-16). Celebran 200 años del encuentro entre Manuela Sáenz y Bolívar. telesurtv.net Durante su saludo, el presidente Nicolás Maduro citó un fragmento de la carta enviada por Manuela Sáenz al Libertador.

____ (2022-06-16). Newly built Chengdu Natural History Museum ready to open. ecns.cn The Chengdu Natural History Museum has completed all procedures to host exhibitions soon. The museum involves six exhibition halls of different themes including geological environment, mineral resources, and dinosaur fossils, covering a total area of 17,005 square meters.

Staff (2022-06-16). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on June 16. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Thursday, June 16.

Center for Biological Diversity (2022-06-16). Lawmakers, Organizations Warn Biden Against Rushed Pipeline Restart Off California Coast. indybay.org Repair of Ruptured Oil Pipeline to Be Fast-Tracked Without Public Input…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-06-16). CA State Parks Commission considers one of the most endangered historic sites in America. indybay.org California State Park and Recreation Commission may visit one of the most endangered historic preservation sites in America. Negro Hill, Mormon Island and Negro Bar Gold Mining District represents "hidden figures" from the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom. As the Nation celebrates Juneteenth Freedom, California State Parks regional staff continues a generational effort to erase, distort and destroy all authentic golden legacy by people of African descent during the California Gold Rush Era (1840-1875)…

Michelle Begue (2022-06-16). Colombian presidential race enters runoff. america.cgtn.com Here is a preview of the Colombia's 2022 presidential runoff.

WSWS (2022-06-16). Letter from a nurse at Providence St. Vincent: "Myself and many of my colleagues will be voting no on June 20th" wsws.org A Providence St. Vincent nurse explains why she opposes the sellout agreement presented by the Oregon Nurses Association.

Staff (2022-06-16). Entregan reconocimientos en el Congreso Latinoamericano y del Caribe de Inmunología. cubadebate.cu El CIGB entregó al doctor Sjef Smeekens un reconocimiento por su continua contribución al desarrollo de la investigación científica en plantas a escala mundial y su destacada participación en diversos congresos en Cuba. La Sociedad Cubana de Inmunología otorgó el Premio Anual en Investigación Clínica al trabajo del Dr.C. Francisco Hernández-Bernal.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-16). Mayo Clinic Minute: What to expect with COVID-19 vaccinations for youngest kids. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) could grant emergency use authorization of a COVID-19 vaccination for the youngest kids later this month. Pfizer asked the agency to review data and authorize its COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 6 months to 5 years.If the FDA committee recommends authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will still need to sign off on the vaccinations before they would go into the littlest of arms. Watch: The Mayo…

Julia Conley (2022-06-16). As Jan 6. Committee Eyes Ginni Thomas' Role, Fresh Calls for Justice Thomas to Resign. commondreams.org New polling shows 61% of Americans support a congressional investigation into the Supreme Court justice's potential conflicts of interest.

____ (2022-06-16). China makes big strides on quality of air. ecns.cn China has cut its harmful air particulates by nearly 40 percent since it imposed a "war against pollution" in 2013, attaining a feat that the United States and Europe only achieved in several decades and recessions.

Institute of Contemporary Art San José (2022-06-16). Thursday 6/23: Artists in Conversation about Climate Change w/ ICA SJ. indybay.org Panel discussion online via Zoom | Art Exhibit Location: Institute of Contemporary Art SJ, 560 South 1st Street, San José, CA 95113…

WSWS (2022-06-16). Retrial of Joshua Schulte begins for allegedly leaking CIA "Vault 7" documents to WikiLeaks. wsws.org The second trial of former CIA software developer Joshua Schulte began in New York City on Tuesday with prosecutors claiming their case against him is airtight. The defendant says he is a "patsy," and the evidence will prove his innocence.

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-06-16). Pdta. del Parlamento de Perú denuncia amenazas de muerte. telesurtv.net La denuncia sucede en la víspera de un cambio en la mesa del Parlamento peruano que no contempla la permanencia de Alva.

Deweylaura (2022-06-16). As the far right grows, so should the all-people's front. cpusa.org The CPUSA's strategy at this moment, in this general point in time, is to strengthen the all-people's front against the extreme right, at least some of which can be called fascist. When we use the terms people, people's, and all-people's front — what we used to call popular — we are saying this is …

Brett Wilkins (2022-06-16). Israeli Cops Won't Be Punished for Attack on Shireen Abu Akleh's Funeral. commondreams.org "We all saw Israeli police beat Palestinian pallbearers and mourners in Shireen Abu Akleh's funeral procession," said one rights group. "There's video evidence of their brutal violence."

____ (2022-06-16). Israeli, U.S. researchers develop genetic treatment for HIV by injection. ecns.cn Israeli and U.S. researchers have developed an injection therapy for HIV, using genetic engineering of antibodies inside the body, Tel Aviv University (TAU) said Monday.

Sofía M. Clark (2022-06-16). Democratizar las Naciones Unidas para salvar el mundo. globalizacion.ca "Los que sí comprendemos lo nefasto del imperio, y el peligro, cada vez mayor, que representa, debemos estar claros que la defensa efectiva de la vida sobre el planeta Tierra, incluyendo la de la propia especie humana, exige inexorablemente la…

Anonymous103 (2022-06-16). The Sorry Status Quo Persists Amidst the Escapism of 'Democracies'-From 'Wuhan's Virus' to 'Putin's Tax' and 'Zelenski brought it on himself'? southfront.org Written by Simon Ndiritu There is an ongoing tendency for 'democracies' to shift blame and deny responsibility for their failure….

Staff (2022-06-16). Cuba reporta 17 nuevos casos de covid-19 y ningún fallecido. cubadebate.cu Al cierre del día de ayer, 15 de junio, se encuentran ingresados un total de 902 pacientes, en vigilancia 43, sospechosos 771, y confirmados activos 88. Para COVID-19 se realizaron un total de 4 452 muestras para la vigilancia, resultando positivas 17 para 0,4 % de positividad. El país acumula 13 927 351 muestras realizadas y 1 105 681 positivas (7,9%).

____ (2022-06-16). Xinjiang attracts over 200 bln yuan of investment in Jan.-May. ecns.cn The commerce department of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region said investment from outside the region has seen robust growth in the January-May period.

Staff (2022-06-16). Dani Alves dice adiós al Barcelona. cubadebate.cu El defensor brasileño Dani Alves confirmó hoy su salida del equipo español de fútbol FC Barcelona al tener muy pocos minutos para poder preparar la Copa Mundial de Qatar 2022. Alves, de 39 años, recordó que con la camiseta del Barcelona ganó 23 títulos: dos tripletes y seis coronas en una temporada.

WSWS (2022-06-16). Gross safety violations at Russian paper plant where five workers died. wsws.org Five men and women perished at a Siberian carton factory known for ignoring workplace safety and environmental regulations.

La Peña (2022-06-16). Friday 6/17: Baila Community Dance Party. indybay.org La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705…

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-16). Denuncian pérdida millonaria en El Salvador por uso del bitcóin. telesurtv.net El bitcóin perdió un 66% respecto al máximo de su valor alcanzado en noviembre de 2021, cuando superó los 66.000 dólares.

TeleSUR, JL (2022-06-16). øQuién es Rodolfo Hernández, candidato presidencial colombiano. telesurtv.net Hernández quien levanta las banderas contra la corrupción, actualmente es imputado por la Fiscalía por delitos relacionados a corrupción.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-06-16). Magistrados haitianos piden la recuperación del Palacio de Justicia. telesurtv.net Magistrados y otras organizaciones exigen al premier Ariel Henry desalojar a los bandidos que ocupan la institución desde el viernes pasado.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-16). Imperial academic makes the case for just transition to electric vehicles. imperial.ac.uk With the UK's ban on sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2030, an Imperial Forum event explored the ways to transition to electric vehicles.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-16). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: LGBTQ community faces barriers to care. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org LGBTQ people can face specific health concerns related to their gender incongruence, sexual orientation, practices and social stigma. People in the LGBTQ community often experience barriers to accessing health care and preventive services, which can result in disparities in both cancer risk and treatment. "Many of those disparities are rooted in stigma and discrimination that have really historically been an issue for this population," says Dr. Jewel Kling, chair of the Women's Health Center at…

Roberto J De Lapuente (2022-06-16). The definitive end of the commons as we know it. indybay.org What we are witnessing is the end of the polity as we know it. The ultimate extinction of public spirit. Parallel societies will remain. We will probably have to live with division. And die.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-16). Consumer Health: Men's health and living a longer, healthier life. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is Men's Health Month, and Men's Health Week will be observed June 13—19, which makes this a good time to learn about the biggest threats to men's health and what you can do to keep yourself healthy. Two of the leading causes of death for men in the U.S. are heart disease and cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The good news is that healthy lifestyle choices can reduce your risk for…

Stan Cox (2022-06-16). The People vs. Petrocracy. commondreams.org In the absence of a federal fossil fuel phase-out—grassroots efforts are more essential than ever.

Anonymous669 (2022-06-16). New Satellite Images Show Progress In Repairs At Syria's Damascus Airport. southfront.org A heavy machine operates at the tarmac of Damascus International Airport, Syria, in this handout released by SANA on June 12, 2022. SANA/Handout via REUTERS | On June 15, Israel's ImageSat International released satellite images showing ongoing repairs at Syria's Damascus International Airport. | The airport went out of service as a result of the

Jon Queally (2022-06-16). 'Species Extinction Is a Choice': Groups Urge Strong Global Pact to Save Life on Earth. commondreams.org "Please make 2022 the year in which the world chooses to stop extinction and commits the resources to do so," says a letter ahead of an international summit next week. "Life on Earth depends on it."

United We Dream (2022-06-16). Wednesday 6/15: DACA Tenth Anniversary: Then, Now and Beyond! Celebration & Action Rally. indybay.org Virtual celebration & action rally…

PAI (2022-06-16). AFL-CIO convention steps up fight to win documented status for all migrants. peoplesworld.org PHILADELPHIA (PAI)—After a discussion that ranged from practical workers' rights to Biblical moral precepts, AFL-CIO convention delegates voted to "redouble" the federation's campaign to win documented status for all migrants inside the U.S., along with those seeking asylum and entry. "The moral fabric of every nation and every society is measured by how they treat …

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-06-16). Tres de cada diez familias en Costa Rica viven en la pobreza. telesurtv.net Las zonas rurales presentan un panorama más negativo, puesto que el 34,8 por ciento de los hogares están en pobreza.

Staff (2022-06-16). Ministerio de Economía y Planificación aprueba 104 nuevas mipymes y cooperativas no agropecuarias (+ PDF). cubadebate.cu El Ministerio de Economía y Planificación aprobó 104 solicitudes de creación de micro, pequeñas y medianas empresas privadas. Con esta decisión, suman 3 869 los actores económicos aprobados desde que inició el proceso en septiembre de 2021. De las mipymes, 3 764 son privadas y 51 son estatales, Además, hay 54 cooperativas.

Staff (2022-06-16). Respuesta a "Halle el número que falta y desmenuce el refrán propuesto" cubadebate.cu Muy buenas respuestas, a pesar de que en el ejercicio II no se veía el número 19, aunque lo aclaré en un comentario que fue publicado. PROA= … y RARJ, tuvieron respuestas brillantes como luego comentaré. El desmenuce del refrán tuvo un solocomentario. Vamos por parte.

____ (2022-06-16). China welcomes overseas investment in R&D: ministry. ecns.cn China welcomes foreign companies to ramp up spending on research and development (R&D) and set up R&D centers in the country, Shu Jueting, spokesperson for the Ministry of Commerce, said Thursday.

TeleSUR, lvm, MER (2022-06-16). Ecuador descarta caso sospechoso de viruela símica. telesurtv.net El caso sospechoso fue un joven que presentó síntomas como fiebre, decaimiento y malestar general.

WSWS (2022-06-16). Australia: NSW Teachers Federation complains of no government concessions, after its Term Two strike ban. wsws.org The union bureaucrats want the state Liberal government to come to the "negotiating table" in order to devise yet another sellout industrial agreement.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-16). Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Patients, Executive Director Highlighted in American Association for Cancer Research Cancer Disparities Progress Report. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — The American Association for Cancer Research today released its Cancer Disparities Progress Report 2022. The publication aims to raise awareness of the enormous toll that cancer exacts on racial and ethnic minorities and other diverse and medically underserved populations in the United States while highlighting areas of recent progress in reducing cancer health disparities. The report also provides specific recommendations for achieving health equity, a fundamental human right for all people regardless…

David Giesen (2022-06-16). Sunday 7/3: Fulfilling the Promise of America, a symposium. indybay.org ZOOM video meet: | zoom.us/j/94131824284?pwd=RzI0ZEY1eEkrbk…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-16). 6-14-2022 Media Only News Briefing: Men's health. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Men are twice as likely to wait more than two years between doctor visits. Almost 20% of men admit to going to the doctor just so a loved one will stop bothering them about it. Waiting can also cause medical issues that could have been avoided if caught early, avoiding any last second emergency situations. With this being Men's Health Awareness Week, and Father's Day around the corner, Mayo Clinic urologists Tobias Kohler, M.D., and Jeffrey Karnes, M.D., discussed…

Disability Rights California (2022-06-16). Thursday 6/16: What to Do When You've Been Discriminated Against w/ Disability Rights CA. indybay.org Online webinar w/ Live Caption and ASL available…

Staff (2022-06-16). Iran arrests element linked with 2 French spies. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — Iranian Intelligence Forces announced the detention of a person who was linked with the espionage operations performed by two French nationals in Iran.

____ (2022-06-16). HK LegCo passes plan on gov't restructure. ecns.cn The Hong Kong government's restructuring plan was passed by lawmakers on Wednesday, and it will now see the current 13 bureaus expanded to 15, and the introduction of three deputy secretaries at the senior level.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-16). OPS revela crecimiento de 11 % en los casos de Covid-19 en América. telesurtv.net De los 34 países y territorios, subieron las hospitalizaciones por Covid-19 en 15 de ellos durante la semana anterior.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-06-16). ONU insta a respetar y garantizar la protesta en Ecuador. telesurtv.net La ONU abogó por la paz, bajar las tensiones y buscar los caminos del diálogo entre el Gobierno ecuatoriano y los sectores movilizados.

Michael Berkowitz (2022-06-16). 'Under the Banner of Heaven': Hell on Earth. peoplesworld.org Hulu's new television series Under the Banner of Heaven is a powerful reconsideration of fundamentalist religion. Academy Award-winning writer Dustin Lance Black's adaptation of Jon Krakauer's book is not just an eerie murder thriller. It raises elemental questions about the role of religion in modern life. The television series, like the book, is presented as …

TeleSUR, ysm, MER (2022-06-16). Trabajadores se movilizan en Uruguay por mejoras salariales. telesurtv.net En los últimos dos años, los trabajadores públicos y de la salud uruguayos han experimentado una pérdida del 6 por ciento del salario real.

WSWS (2022-06-16). Australian Labor government backs ruling that further cuts real wages. wsws.org Claims by the government, the unions and the corporate media that the Fair Work Commission decision to grant sub-inflation pay rises represents a victory for workers are a complete sham.

Staff (2022-06-16). 25 terrorists killed, injured in Syrian army artillery attack. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — Syrian army used artillery and rockets to counter terrorists' movements near Syria's Idlib, killing and wounding 25 terrorists.

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-06-16). Precio del combustible en España supera los dos euros por litro. telesurtv.net El costo de la gasolina subió en 3,7 por ciento y el crudo en 5,1 por ciento frente a la semana anterior.

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-06-16). Condenan a exmilitares y carabineros por 38 homicidios en 1973. telesurtv.net El abogado de los familiares de las 38 víctimas expresó que uno de los crímenes imperdonables de la dictadura ha sido resuelto por la justicia chilena.

Bernardo Esteves (2022-06-16). Chamber of disinformation? Brazilian deforestation according to Bolsonaro. peoplesworld.org Last week the Brazilian government established a group of bureaucrats whose mission is to survey the numbers regarding deforestation and burn-offs undertaken by INPE (Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais), the National Institute of Spatial Studies. This Thematic Consultative Chamber is going to "review the data" and determine which areas were deforested legally and illegally, according …

WSWS (2022-06-16). Harley Davidson workers vote unanimously against tentative agreement in York, Pennsylvania. wsws.org Nearly 1,000 Harley Davidson workers voted as one to reject a pro-company tentative offer that had the backing of the International Association of Machinists union.

____ (2022-06-16). Achieving peace the best protection for women: Chinese envoy. ecns.cn Achieving peace is the best protection for women, who are among vulnerable groups that bear the brunt of armed conflicts, a Chinese envoy said here Wednesday.

Labor Video Project (2022-06-16). Democracy, General Strikes & Fascism At AFL-CIO With Van Deusen Pres Vermont AFL-CIO. indybay.org Vermont AFL-CIO president David Van Deusen reports on the refusal of the AFL-CIO Executive Council to allow his state's resolution for democracy in the AFL-CIO with direct election of the national officers by the rank and file as well as preparing for a general strike against any attempted coup or insurrection.

Staff (2022-06-16). Empresa Provincial de Transporte: No hubo incendio en la lanchita de Regla, se trató de un simulacro. cubadebate.cu Por indicación de Capitanía del Puerto, en horas de la mañana se suspendió el servicio de la lancha de Regla, con el propósito de realizar un evento subacuático de simulacro de incendio. La noticia que se encuentra circulando en las redes sociales, del supuesto incendio de la lancha de Regla, es totalmente falsa, comunica la Empresa Provincial de Transporte de La Habana.

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-06-16). Docentes de Ecuador se movilizan contra Gobierno de Lasso. telesurtv.net La UNE exige la ratificación por la Corte Constitucional frente al gobierno de la sentencia Número 2-22-OP.

TeleSUR, jm, JGN, SH (2022-06-16). La infancia en àÅfrica se debate entre el conflicto y la pobreza. telesurtv.net Los niños en África viven una infancia rodeada de adversidades y retos desde muy temprana edad que van más allá de simples trivialidades.

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-06-16). Trabajadores uruguayos en paro por recuperación salarial. telesurtv.net El sector de la Salud pública ha sufrido un recorte del 15 por ciento al tiempo que se unieron 120.000 nuevos usuarios.

Paulo Cabral (2022-06-16). Suspect confesses to killing missing journalist and expert in Amazon. america.cgtn.com A suspect has confessed to killing a British journalist and a Brazilian indigenous expert in the Brazil's Amazon. But there are still many open questions in this investigation. Find out more.

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