Daily Archives: June 17, 2022

2022-06-17: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-06-17). Canada announces further arms shipment to Ukraine as calls grow for industry to shift to "wartime footing" wsws.org The Liberal government and its US allies are planning for many more months, if not years, of warfare with Russia, wantonly encouraging mass casualties among Ukrainian and Russian soldiers and threatening to provoke a global conflagration.

WSWS (2022-06-17). Scholz, Macron and Draghi in Kiev: European imperialism backs escalation of war against Russia. wsws.org As the war with Russia develops more and more into a war of attrition without a foreseeable end, the representatives of the leading European powers are doing everything they can to escalate and prolong it.

Staff (2022-06-17). Post-WWII shift: invoking Russia, Japan moves to NATO-level military spending. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Kyodo NewsJune 16, 2022 Japan ruling party vows to boost nation's defense in election pledges Japan's ruling party pledged Thursday ahead of a House of Councillors election to "fundamentally" reinforce the country's defense capability and increase relevant spending in the next five years, as Russia's war against Ukraine has raised calls for a more robust …

Leo V. (2022-06-17). Ramzan Kadyrov Reads a Poem about Ukraine. thesaker.is t.me/RKadyrov_95/2289 Posted on Kadyrov's Telegram channel on June 10, 2022. Translated by Leo V. My sidenote: If I had to name this poem, it would be NaàØve –£–∫—Ä–∞—ó–Ω–∞ Ukraine,…

WSWS (2022-06-17). Russians and Ukrainian among six finalists at Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. wsws.org This year's edition of the prestigious quadrennial competition, first held in 1962, has become the focus of considerable attention because of the war in Ukraine and the Cliburn's decision to permit Russian pianists to participate.

Staff (2022-06-17). Panamericano sub 23: Cuba cayó ante los anfitriones. cubadebate.cu El equipo cubano de béisbol categoría sub 23 que participa en el Campeonato Panamericano de Aguascalientes, México, cayó esta tarde ante la escuadra anfitriona con marcador de 3-0, y concluyó en la tercera posición de la ronda clasificatoria. Los aztecas decidieron el choque desde el segundo capítulo.

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-06-17). Posponen en Honduras sentencia por crimen de Berta Cáceres. telesurtv.net El Tribunal de Sentencia con Jurisdicción Nacional determinó que la lectura de la sentencia por el asesinato de Berta Cáceres será el próximo 20 de junio.

WSWS (2022-06-17). US squanders $80,000 every minute on nuclear weapons. wsws.org The US spent $44.2 billion on nuclear weapons in 2021, more than every single country in the world combined, according to a new report by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.

Jason Ditz (2022-06-17). US Envoy: Iran's IRGC Won't Be Removed From Terror List. news.antiwar.com In new comments Wednesday, US Ambassador to Israel Thomas Nides' comments are new, but US officials have been rejecting Iranian calls for those move on the IRGC for awhile. Some US officials suggested any measure could be considered if Iran offered other concessions, but more recently they seem to reject the idea under any circumstances. | Nides added that the US continues t…

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-17). Report: US Secretly Reviews and Approves Many Israeli Airstrikes in Syria. news.antiwar.com According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, Israel has been secretly coordinating with the US on many of its airstrikes in Syria, and senior officials at US Central Command have reviewed and approved many plans in recent years. Israel frequently bombs Syria and frames the operations as strikes against Iran or Hezbollah, although …

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-17). US Says It Will Continue Taiwan Strait Operations After China Challenges Legality. news.antiwar.com The US said it will The US frequently sends warships into the Taiwan Strait, and the US military Responding to…

Jason Ditz (2022-06-17). Iraq's Sadr Withdraws From Political Process. news.antiwar.com Iraqi cleric and influential political leader Moqtada al-Sadr has followed up last weekend's resignation of all 73 Sadrist MPs by announcing Sadr says the move is meant to avoid involvement with corrupt politicians, and added that his movement would boycott the next election if those corrupt groups participate. | He didn't name them directly, but is almost certainly referring to the State of Law bloc, a rival Shi'ite group whose very suggestio…

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-17). Farmers in NE Syria Struggling Due to US-Backed Kurds' Ban on Wheat Sales. news.antiwar.com Syrian farmers have been struggling in the northeast province of al-Hasakah due to a drought and a ban on wheat sales to government-controlled areas of the territory imposed by US-backed Kurdish authorities. "Foreign intervention by the US and its allies, and the drought have put the farmers in trouble, and they face obstacles to selling …

Jason Ditz (2022-06-17). Drones Attack US-Backed Syrian Rebels at US Base. news.antiwar.com A spokesman for Maghawit al-Thawra, a US-backed rebel group, reports they were attacked with drone strikes overnight on Wednesday, Maghawit al-Thawra was The group is not sure who…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-17). UK Home Secretary authorizes extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. peoplesdispatch.org Assange's legal team will now have 14 days to appeal against the decision in the High Court. The move has been widely condemned as a"dark day for press freedom"

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…

Editor2 (2022-06-17). Ruble Returns to Multi-Year Highs. orinocotribune.com The Russian currency has continued to strengthen against the dollar and the euro in spite of sanctions | The ruble soared on the Moscow Exchange on Tuesday, setting new highs against the dollar and the euro. The rally comes as Russia's central bank has restored its key interest rate to pre-war levels. | The Russian currency briefly touched 55.63 rubles to the dollar on Tuesday, its strongest exchange rate against the US currency since February 2018. The ruble was also trading below 58 against the euro, close to a seven-year high reached in May. The Russian currency gave up some of the gains later in the session.

Martha Grevatt (2022-06-17). Cleveland Labor turns out for Amazon union leader. workers.org Amazon Labor Union President Christian Smalls spoke to over 200 Cleveland unionists and allies June 9. The North Shore Labor Federation organized the solidarity meeting, held at United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 1250's hall. Cleveland was stop number three on the ALU's "Hot Labor Summer" tour. Amazon Labor Union President . . . |

Misión Verdad (2022-06-17). Emtrasur Flight in Argentina: Another Attempt by Media to Poison Political Relations. orinocotribune.com By Misión Verdad &#1 ; June 16, 2022 | Since June 8, an event has shocked the Argentine press, encouraged by the opposition to the government of Alberto Fernández, and by certain local Israeli organizations. These forces have used the grounding of a Venezuelan flight to justify an attack, not only on the current Peronist administration of Argentina, but also on the key geopolitical targets of Venezuela and Iran. | The retention of a Boeing 747, with Venezuelan registration YV3531, is causing a series of reactions that are linked to politics and international relations in Argentina, and that have little to do with…

Staff (2022-06-17). Ahead of F-35s, Romania to buy 32 F-16s from Norway. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Xinhua News AgencyJune 16, 2022 Romania to buy 32 used F-16 jets from Norway The Romanian government is set to buy 32 second-hand F-16 aircraft from Norway, with a draft law approved on Thursday. The planes will be delivered in condition to operate for at least 10 years, during the transition period to the 5th …

Staff (2022-06-17). Are We Witnessing a Preventive Coup in Colombia? orinocotribune.com Editorial note: In addition to alerts about a preventive coup coming from Colombia, and clearly explained by James Jordan, along with evidence of the political and military hierarchy of Colombia attempting to prevent a new possible government led by Gustavo Petro, US Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) chief, General Laura Richardson, traveled to Panama on June 15. As part of her tour, a visit to the border with Colombia, in the Darien jungle, was scheduled. Many Panamanian social movements condemned her visit as a direct intervention in Colombian elections. | By James Patrick Jordan &#1 ; Jun 16, 2022 | Activists from…

Staff (2022-06-17). Venezuela Condemns Uruguay's Irresponsible Refusal of Overflight Permission for Boeing 747. orinocotribune.com Venezuelan Foreign Affairs Minister Carlos Faria released an official statement from the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on Thursday, June 16, denouncing irresponsible actions by Uruguay's aviation authority that endangered the lives of a Venezuelan plane crew. | The information was released by the Venezuelan diplomat through his Twitter account. In the statement, the Venezuelan government detailed how the Uruguayan aviation authority "denied the overflight permit granted to the Venezuelan company Emtrasur, while the aircraft was in the air fulfilling the itinerary from Ezeiza-[Argentina]-Montevideo-Caracas, to…

Staff (2022-06-17). Entre Alazanes y Cocodrilos: Una crónica de viaje. cubadebate.cu Una vez más Cubadebate va en camino para cubrir la gran final de la pelota cubana. El largo viaje de más de 740 kilómetros lo merece, más aún cuando se enfrentarán en el terreno los dos mejores equipos de Cuba, sin que le quede a nadie a la más mínima duda.

____ (2022-06-17). One dead, two injured in Alabama church shooting. ecns.cn One person died and two others were injured after a shooting at a church in Vestavia Hills in the U.S. state of Alabama on Thursday evening.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-17). 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…

Poor People's Campaign (2022-06-17). Wednesday 6/15: U.S. Congressional Briefing w/ Tesitmony by Poor People's Campaign. indybay.org Online event…

Staff (2022-06-17). Presidente sobre situación electroenergética: El compromiso es trabajar y entregar resultados (+ Video). cubadebate.cu "El compromiso es trabajar y entregar resultados, sobre todo buscar que la situación sea más estable durante la etapa del verano". Llamó a que los análisis realizados durante estos meses de contingencia permitan, en la medida en que la economía se vaya reanimando, trazar estrategias que den mayor estabilidad en el funcionamiento del sistema electroenergético nacional y que no se repitan situaciones como las actuales.

Kevin Gosztola (2022-06-17). 'Another Dark Day': UK Government Approves Assange's Extradition To United States. thedissenter.org UK Home Secretary Priti Patel (UK Government photo covered by fair use for news and commentary)This article was funded by paid subscribers of The Dissenter Newsletter. Become a United Kingdom Home Secretary Priti Patel approved the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States.Patel's decision to hand over a journalist to the US government for prosecution was immediately condemned by human rights and press freedom organizations. The Assange legal team planned to submit an a…

____ (2022-06-17). President Xi to chair 14th BRICS Summit. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping will chair the 14th BRICS Summit in Beijing on June 23, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson announced here Friday.

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-06-17). Venezuela condena acción de la aeronáutica civil de Uruguay. telesurtv.net La aeronave venezolana solicitó tocar suelo uruguayo para abastecerse de combustible, pero ante la negativa debió retornar a Argentina.

WSWS (2022-06-17). Gaylord, Michigan residents left without FEMA aid in the aftermath of devastating tornado. wsws.org On May 20, 2022, an EF3 tornado touched down in the city of Gaylord in northern Michigan, carving a path of destruction 200 yards wide and 16 miles long. The tornado killed two people and injured over 40 others.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-17). 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…

TeleSUR, mcs, MER (2022-06-17). 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.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-17). 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…

Staff (2022-06-17). Se declara en bancarrota el gigante cosmético Revlon. cubadebate.cu El gigante de la cosmética Revlon se declaró este jueves en bancarrota, aduciendo "problemas de liquidez" debidos a los impactos globales producidos por la alta inflación, las persistentes trabas en la cadena mundial de suministros y las obligaciones con sus acreedores. La compañía tenía el pasado 31 de marzo una deuda a largo plazo de 3.310 millones de dólares.

Nayvin Gordon (2022-06-17). Aliens Tried to Save Planet Loco (A parable). indybay.org Global Warming, the human-animal and aliens–a parable…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-17). 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…

Planned Parenthood Advocates Mar Monte (2022-06-17). Wednesday 6/22: CA Legislation to Protect Abortion Rights Discussion w/ Planned Parenthood. indybay.org Online event…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-06-17). 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)…

____ (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.

TeleSUR, ysm, MER (2022-06-17). OMS confirma casos de viruela del mono en ocho países de àÅfrica. telesurtv.net Nigeria es el país más afectado por la enfermedad con 36 casos, seguido por la República Democrática del Congo con diez.

Staff (2022-06-17). 2 killed, 1 wounded in shooting at Alabama church. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 17 (MNA) — Two people were killed and a third wounded in a shooting at a church in a suburb of Birmingham, Alabama, on Thursday night, police said.

____ (2022-06-17). Deserts retreat as China plants millions of trees. ecns.cn By 2025, China plans to rehabilitate an additional 6.7 million hectares of desertified land, adding to the 18.8 million hectares the country has rehabilitated over the last decade.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-17). Mayo Clinic Minute: What drowning doesn't look like. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Wide reports of a lifeguard shortage around the nation mean many public swimming pools and beaches may be closed for the summer. Without trained lifeguards on duty, water safety becomes an issue especially for children. Dr. Michael Boniface, a Mayo Clinic emergency medicine physician says drowning happens quickly and quietly so make sure children are always supervised by an attentive adult. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0FH9b1LiwY Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 10) is in the…

____ (2022-06-17). Spectacular fishscale clouds appear over Jinshanling Great Wall. ecns.cn Spectacular fishscale clouds appear in the sky in Jinshanling section of the Great Wall in Luanping County, Chengde City, north China's Hebei Province, June 17, 2022.

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-06-17). China insta al Brics a fortalecer la seguridad internacional. telesurtv.net Yang resaltó que la Iniciativa de Seguridad Global es la vía para alcanzar una paz duradera y seguridad universal.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-17). Mayo Clinic expert offers tips to prevent, manage headaches, from migraine to 'rebound'. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org PHOENIX, Ariz. — Headache disorders are among the most common health problems worldwide and one of the most underdiagnosed and undertreated, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). In this expert alert, neurologist Amaal Starling, M.D., a headache and migraine expert at Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, offers tips to prevent and manage headache disorders, including migraine and medication-induced rebound headache. There are more than a dozen different types of headache disorders. The most common disabling…

Alliance for Justice w (2022-06-17). Thursday 7/7: 'Presumed Guilty: How SCOTUS Empowered Police & Subverted Civil Rights' Book Talk w/ AFJ. indybay.org Online event…

WSWS (2022-06-17). Retired federal judge warns Trump will attempt another electoral coup. wsws.org The closing statement delivered by retired federal Judge J. Michael Luttig followed revelations by the committee detailing how close politicians came to getting murdered on January 6, underscoring the Democratic Party's fecklessness in holding Trump and his fascist co-conspirators accountable 17 months after the attack.

____ (2022-06-17). China to build more national air monitoring stations. ecns.cn China plans to build eight new national atmosphere background watch stations by the end of 2025 to strengthen greenhouse gas observation, according to the country's meteorological authority.

____ (2022-06-17). Night scenery of cross-sea bridge in Zhejiang. ecns.cn Aerial view shows the night scenery of cross-sea bridge shrouded in mist in Zhoushan, east China's Zhejiang Province, June 16, 2022.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-17). Armenia asks Iran to assist in peace treaty with Azerbaijan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 17 (MNA) — President of the National Assembly of Armenia, Alen Roberti Simonyan has called on Tehran to assist in concluding a peace treaty with the Azerbaijan Republic.

Party for Socialism & Liberation (2022-06-17). Saturday 6/18: Pride Month Film Screening: MAJOR! (2015). indybay.org In-person: 2969 Mission St, SF | Virtual: bit.ly/major-sf

____ (2022-06-17). China opens world's first desert rail loop in Xinjiang. ecns.cn The last section of a 2,712-km rail loop line around China's largest desert, the Taklimakan, in Xinjiang was put into operation on Thursday.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-17). 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…

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-06-17). Tiroteo en Alabama, Estados Unidos, deja dos fallecidos. telesurtv.net El sospechoso fue detenido en el lugar de los hechos luego de que las autoridades acudieran tras un llamado de emergencia.

____ (2022-06-17). China harvests first batch of self-bred deep-sea Atlantic salmons. ecns.cn JINAN, June 17 (Xinhua) — About 15,000 Atlantic salmons in the net cage of a fully submersible deep-sea fish farming equipment were fished during the period from May 22 to June 9, which marks China's first successful harvest of self-bred deep-sea Atlantic salmons.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-06-17). Candidato Gustavo Petro critica negativa de su rival a debatir. telesurtv.net El candidato por el Pacto Histórico manifestó su disposición a debatir sin poner condiciones con el candidato Rodolfo Hernández.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-17). Rusia, Irán y Tàºrkiye ratifican lucha antiterrorista en Siria. telesurtv.net Rechazaron las sanciones unilaterales contra Siria que contravienen el derecho internacional y la Carta de la ONU.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-06-17). Presidente peruano responderá interrogatorio de la Fiscalía. telesurtv.net El interrogatorio al presidente Castillo forma parte de la investigación en la que también están incluidos el exministro de Transportes y Comunicaciones.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-17). Consumer Health: Blood donation saves lives; you can make a difference. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The World Blood Donor Day campaign, which is observed Tuesday, June 14, is an effort by the World Health Organization to recognize the critical contribution of blood donors and raise global awareness about the need for safe blood and blood products for transfusion year-round. The roles that voluntary blood donations play in saving lives is a special focus of this year's campaign. Nearly 16 million blood components are transfused each year in the U.S., according to the American Red Cross. Daily…

____ (2022-06-17). Giant panda Shuang Shuang celebrates 35th birthday in Mexico(1/3). ecns.cn Giant panda Shuang Shuang celebrate 35th birthday in Chapultepec zoo, Mexico city, Mexico, June 15, 2022.

Roberto J De Lapuente (2022-06-17). 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.

WSWS (2022-06-17). Third National Congress of the Socialist Equality Party (Sri Lanka): Greetings from David North on behalf of the ICFI and the SEP in the US. wsws.org This Congress must confirm—as it is developing its response to the present crisis within Sri Lanka—that the solution to the crisis depends upon a global strategy of internationally-directed class struggle and world socialist revolution.

____ (2022-06-17). Parcel delivery growth remains steady in China. ecns.cn China's parcel delivery sector has maintained a steady growth in the first five months of this year, according to data released by the industry regulator the State Postal Bureau of China on Thursday.

____ (2022-06-17). China launches 3rd aircraft carrier. ecns.cn China launched its third aircraft carrier Fujian at the Shanghai Jiangnan Shipyard on Friday morning.

Party for Socialism & Liberation (2022-06-17). Thursday 6/23: Pride Month Film Screening: Pride (2014). indybay.org In-person: 2969 Mission St, SF | Virtual: bit.ly/pride-sf

Center for Biological Diversity (2022-06-17). 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…

TeleSUR, SH (2022-06-17). Presidente Lasso reitera llamado al diálogo con movilizados. telesurtv.net La Conaie ratificó que las movilizaciones indígenas continuarán hasta que el Gobierno presente soluciones a sus demandas.

Staff (2022-06-17). Al Jazeera obtains image of bullet that killed its journalist. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — An investigation by Al Jazeera has obtained an image of the bullet used to kill the network's journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.

____ (2022-06-17). Beijing Fengtai Railway Station ready to be put into service. ecns.cn Photo taken on June 16, 2022 shows the exterior view of Beijing Fengtai Railway Station, which will be put into service soon, in Beijing, capital of China.

Staff (2022-06-17). Javier Couso: "Creo que han matado al periodismo de guerra" cubadebate.cu La guerra de Ucrania también se libra en el campo de la información. Recordamos ahora la frase de "La primera víctima cuando llega la guerra es la verdad" y nunca como hasta ahora hemos visto un posicionamiento tan claro de los medios de comunicación masivos para mostrarnos la versión oficial.

Staff (2022-06-17). El tiempo: Chubascos y tormentas eléctricas en gran parte del país. cubadebate.cu 🌦️Amanecerá parcialmente nublado en gran parte del país, nublándose ocasionalmente en zonas de la costa norte central y oriental, así como en Isla de la Juventud, con aisladas lluvias. Desde el mediodía se nublará gradualmente, con algunos chubascos y tormentas eléctricas, que serán numerosos en oriente, y fuertes en algunas localidades. En zonas de la costa norte occidental las lluvias serán aisladas.

____ (2022-06-17). Cancer treatment by Fosun reaches new user milestone. ecns.cn More than 200 adult cancer patients in China have been treated with the CAR-T cell therapy by Shanghai-based Fosun Kite Biotechnology Co Ltd following its market approval in the country in June last year.

Institute of Contemporary Art San José (2022-06-17). 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…

Labor Video Project (2022-06-17). 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.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-06-17). 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.

TeleSUR, lvm, MER (2022-06-17). OMS: aumentan muertes por Covid-19 tras cinco semanas de descenso. telesurtv.net La OMS aseguró que el número de nuevos casos semanales ha seguido disminuyendo desde el máximo alcanzado en enero de 2022.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-17). 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…

US Gov; C-Span; Common Cause (2022-06-17). Thursday 6/16: January 6th Hearings Day 3 (livestream new schedule). indybay.org Online via livestream…

____ (2022-06-17). Sand control a priority in Hotan-Ruoqiang Railway construction. ecns.cn Ecology restoration and sand control have been a priority during the construction of the Hotan-Ruoqiang Railway, which started operation on Thursday, completing the world's first desert railway loop line in northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

Staff (2022-06-17). Golden State Warriors ganó la NBA por cuarta vez desde 2015. cubadebate.cu Cuatro anillos en ocho temporadas, un registro de leyenda. øQué se necesita para ser considerado como dinastía? Los Golden State Warriors ponen a prueba el imaginario colectivo tras alzarse otra vez más con el título de campeón de la NBA.

____ (2022-06-17). WTO members agree on key issues at ministerial conference. ecns.cn The World Trade Organization's (WTO) 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) closed Friday at dawn at WTO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

____ (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.

Staff (2022-06-17). 3 Palestinians martyred in Israeli military;s raid on Jenin. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 17 (MNA) — Israeli regime military forces martyred three Palestinians and injured at least eight others in West Bank on Friday morning after the occupying forces raided Jenin.

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-06-17). Rescatan a 366 migrantes dentro de un camión en Chiapas, México. telesurtv.net Al menos 25 menores de edad viajaban solos en el tráiler interceptado por las fuerzas mexicanas en el estado de Chiapas.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-17). Tips for severe weather planning. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Hurricane season is underway, and above-normal activity is predicted this year. As COVID-19 is still a concern, there may be added stress when it comes to ensuring safety from severe weather and the spread of infection. Being properly prepared with medical supplies, and food and water, can help ensure personal safety and well-being. "Past experiences show it can take one storm to have an impact, so it is important to make a plan for you and…

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-06-17). Realizan foro sobre independentismo de Manuela Sáez en Venezuela. telesurtv.net El Foro Mujeres, Historia y Revolución profundiza en la labor de Manuelita y destaca su importancia para la independencia de Nuestra América.

Jay Denhart-Lillard (2022-06-17). Saturday 6/18: Join Us For The San Jose Team Hope 10K Timed Run And 5K Walk. indybay.org Campbell Park, at East Campbell and Gilman Avenue…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-17). 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…

Betsey Piette (2022-06-17). Capitalism is killing our children. workers.org It is incomprehensible that Washington politicians could sit through the hours of gut-wrenching testimony from the loved ones of victims of recent gun violence in Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde, Texas, and not be moved. Yet this seems to be the case. Protest at the White House, February 2018. Speakers . . . |

WSWS (2022-06-17). Sharp Wall Street fall resumes as more central banks lift interest rates. wsws.org The fall was precipitated by the recognition that interest rate rises, rather than being "frontloaded" following the Fed decision on Wednesday to lift its base rate by 0.75 percentage points, are going to continue in the US and globally.

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-06-17). 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.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-17). 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.

____ (2022-06-17). China renews yellow alert for high temperatures. ecns.cn China's national observatory on Friday renewed a yellow alert for high temperatures, as heatwaves hit parts of the country.

BEDO (2022-06-17). Thursday 6/16: Climate Grief & Eco-Anxiety Workshop. indybay.org Online workship…

TeleSUR, ysm, MER (2022-06-17). Huracán Blas avanza frente a costas mexicanas. telesurtv.net El observatorio mexicano indicó que Blas mantiene vientos máximos sostenidos de 140 kilómetros por hora.

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

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-17). 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…

Catherine Crockett (2022-06-17). 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.)…

Disability Rights California (2022-06-17). 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…

____ (2022-06-17). China's disease control makes big stride in 10 years. ecns.cn China has made significant improvements in containing infectious diseases and has ramped up its disease control capacity in the past decade, the National Health Commission said on Friday.

Angela (2022-06-17). Saturday 6/18: Free virtual screening of the documentary film "My Safad" indybay.org

TeleSUR, jm, JGN (2022-06-17). Conoce el impacto de la sequía y la desertificación en la Tierra. telesurtv.net Cada 17 de junio se desarrolla una jornada más contra la desertificación, la sequía y sus inminentes consecuencias en todo el planeta Tierra.

____ (2022-06-17). Ancient sculpture remnants reunited after 3,000 years. ecns.cn Archaeologists later found that another bronzeware part, which was unearthed from the No. 2 pit in 1986, can perfectly match with the figure's lost body part.

____ (2022-06-17). China launches third aircraft carrier. ecns.cn China launched its third aircraft carrier, the Fujian, in Shanghai on Friday morning. The carrier, named after Fujian Province, was completely designed and built by the country.

WSWS (2022-06-17). Teamsters leaders endorse sellout deal for 3,000 car haulers, schedule mail-in vote. wsws.org Drivers reacted angrily upon learning that the new three-year agreement will not recover past wages eaten up by inflation or provide full protection, while failing to eliminate Article 22 and other pro-company contract language.

Michael Lyon (2022-06-17). Tuesday 6/21: Saving Laguna Honda. indybay.org us02web.zoom.us/j/89052368997?pwd=VU5LTk… | Meeting ID: 890 5236 8997 | Passcode: 227727 | One tap mobile +16699009128,,89052368997#,,,,*227727#…

WSWS (2022-06-17). To oppose IMF austerity, Sri Lankan workers must draw the lessons of past two months of popular uprising. wsws.org The SEP joined the mass struggles including the general strikes exposing the treacherous role of the trade unions and explaining the urgency of working class intervention as an independent political force with its own solution to the social catastrophe.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-17). 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…

____ (2022-06-17). Shanghai scientists make important discovery in heat resistance genes in rice. ecns.cn Shanghai scientists have made new breakthroughs in the research of heat resistance genes and their mechanisms in rice, and their findings were published on the website of Science on Friday.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-06-17). Pdte. Nicolás Maduro arriba a Azerbaiyán. telesurtv.net El jefe de Estado arribó al aeropuerto internacional Heydar Aliyev, en la capital azerí, Bakú.

Staff (2022-06-17). American curios: øPasarán? cubadebate.cu El pueblo estadunidense está ante la decisión de defender, o no, a su democracia constitucional. Tal vez debería de pedir consejos, en lugar de darlos, a sus contrapartes latinoamericanas que cuentan con amplia experiencia en las luchas antifascistas, incluso por golpes impulsados desde la misma Casa Blanca. Una vez más, la pregunta aquí es øno pasarán?

____ (2022-06-17). China bird rescuer identifies species with birdsong. ecns.cn Wu Jianfeng, a Chinese bird lover, has rescued tens of thousands of animals in the past ten years.

WSWS (2022-06-17). Australian central bank chief declares interest rates must rise despite financial distress. wsws.org Philip Lowe's television interview was a blatant move to help the Labor government and the trade unions suppress surging workers' wage demands.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-17). Israeli airstrikes on Syria coordinated with US: report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 17 (MNA) — An American newspaper has reported that the Israeli regime has secretly coordinated the majority of its airstrikes on Syria with the United States.

____ (2022-06-17). Russia's Pacific Fleet conducts training in Philippine Sea. ecns.cn A detachment of Russia's Pacific Fleet has entered the Philippine Sea, engaging in anti-aircraft training activities as well as those in search of submarines of a mock enemy, said the press service of the fleet Friday.

TeleSUR, ysm, MER (2022-06-17). 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.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-17). 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…

TeleSUR, mcs, SH (2022-06-17). Mueren tres palestinos en operación israelí en Cisjordania. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con las autoridades locales, en casi un mes ocho palestinos de la ciudad fueron asesinados y más de 620 heridos…

Staff (2022-06-17). Fiscalía General de la República informa sobre procesos penales derivados del 11 de julio. cubadebate.cu Los días 14 y 15 de junio, el Tribunal notificó a la Fiscalía cuatro sentencias firmes, en las que 33 sancionados habían establecido recursos, correspondientes a las provincias de La Habana y Mayabeque, por delitos de sedición, sabotaje y desórdenes públicos. Atendiendo a la gravedad de los hechos y grado de participación, 30 fueron sancionados con privación de libertad.

TeleSUR, lvm, SH (2022-06-17). Presidente cubano informa sobre situación electroenergética. telesurtv.net Como una de las posibles soluciones, el presidente cubano insistió que se realizarán inversiones para poder solucionar la problemática electrica en el país.

____ (2022-06-17). 666 drones put on spectacular light show in Jiangxi. ecns.cn A total of 666 drones light up the sky above Tengwang Pavilion in Nanchang, east China's Jiangxi Province, June 16, 2022.

SisterSong, BFF,, multiple partners (2022-06-17). Saturday 6/18: Black Bodies, Black Power: Abortion Access Rally & March on SCOTUS (livestream). indybay.org Protest at SCOTUS livestream; Take action from anywhere!

WSWS (2022-06-17). New Zealand: Change of police minister signals shift to the right. wsws.org Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has promised that the new police minister will lead a crackdown on "youth offending" and gangs. The Labour government is expanding the police in preparation to suppress working class opposition to record levels of inequality.

____ (2022-06-17). Nansha port turns smarter, more efficient. ecns.cn Inside the active testing area of the fourth phase of Nansha port in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, containers are handled automatically by intelligent guided vehicles and yard cranes, after regular testing of the operation started in April.

WSWS (2022-06-17). Ambulance services at breaking point across Australia. wsws.org Recently released figures from NSW show that across every available metric, the ambulance service is in the worst crisis of its history.

TeleSUR, lvm, SH (2022-06-17). España podría reportar temperaturas superiores a los 40 grados. telesurtv.net La Agencia Estatal de Meteorología de España pronosticó que el viernes se espera que se alcancen los 40 grados centígrados en gran parte del país.

TeleSUR, mcs, MER (2022-06-17). Lula participa en actos con sectores de Natal, Brasil. telesurtv.net El líder del Partido de los Trabajadores afirmó que su objetivo es contribuir a la construcción de políticas económicas frente al hambre y la crisis ambiental.

LEPAIO (2022-06-17). The Israeli Histadrut, The AFL-CIO, Zionism & Labor Imperialism With Carol Lang. indybay.org The role of the Israeli Histadrut and the AFL-CIO was the focus of a presentation by CUNY professor Carol Lang. She spoke at a conference of the Labor Education Project On AFL-CIO International Operations. The AFL-CIO is tied to the racist Israeli Histadrut and has blocked solidarity resolutions for Palestinian people and workers. | AFL-CIO president Liz Schuler and AFT president Randi Weingarten also met with the leadership of the Israeli Labor Party which is in the Israeli government and supported the murder of Palestinian American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. The Israeli minister of Interior is a member of th…

WSWS (2022-06-17). Grand Rapids, Michigan, fires officer charged with second-degree murder in shooting of Patrick Lyoya. wsws.org Officer Christopher Schurr has been charged with second-degree murder for killing 26-year-old Patrick Lyoya with a gunshot to the back of the head on April 4.

Repost (2022-06-17). "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."

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 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 …

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…

Contributing Writers (2022-06-16). Zelensky Forces Committing War Crimes as Policy. marktaliano.net READ MORE: Ukraine Targeting Civilians in Donetsk War reporter says Ukraine bombs its own population in Donbas area &#1 ; Revolution 3.0 (revoluciontrespuntocero.mx) Mariupol Residents Accuse Ukraine Of Firing On Civilians/ Report by Patrick Lancaster…

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.

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…

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

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 …

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 …

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.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.

Contributing Writers (2022-06-16). Ukrainian Boxer Holds Nazi Flag While Accepting Medal/ Jimmy Dore Show. marktaliano.net READ MORE:

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). 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…

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…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-16). Western Media and Politicians Prefer to Ignore the Truth about Civilians Killed in Donetsk Shelling. libya360.wordpress.com Eva Bartlett Remnants of the Uragan MLRS rocket which struck the Donetsk maternity hospital June 13. © Eva Bartlett / RT When Kiev's guilt in attacks on a maternity hospital cannot be denied, it's simply brushed under the carpet Following intense Ukrainian shelling of Donetsk on June 13, some Western media sources, in tandem with…

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). 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

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 …

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.

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-16). Leaders of France, Germany, Italy, Visit Kyiv, Pledge Support for Ukraine's EU Bid. news.antiwar.com The leaders of France, Germany, Italy, and Romania "My colleagues and I have come here to Kyiv today with a clear message: Ukraine belongs to the European family," German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said at a press conference with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and the other leaders. | Ukraine formally applied to join the EU a few days after Russia invaded. Moscow has made clear that i…

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 …

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.

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). NATO Failure Illustrated by Growing Turkish-Syrian Tensions. journal-neo.org Military activity on all sides has been increasing in northern Syria. Turkish forces are increasing their presence and the pace of operations against Kurdish held territory north of Aleppo and to the east along the Turkish-Syrian border in what may lead up to a major military operation. The Daily Sabah in an article titled, "Turkey …

_____ (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 …

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.

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). 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.

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.

____ (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…

_____ (2022-06-16). US Tries to Open a "Second Front" in Syria. journal-neo.org It is well known that US politics, and American politicians themselves, have long thrived not on "diplomatic successes", but on considerable cash profits from the unleashing of numerous armed conflicts in one part of the world or another. And this is particularly evidenced by the recent allocation by the US Congress of $40 billion to …

____ (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). 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…

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…

Grace Woods (2022-06-16). Horrific conditions at NYC Rikers jail expose criminalization of poverty, capitalist greed. liberationnews.org The system of mass incarceration can be depicted no better than at Rikers Island—it is a manifestation of capital's drive toward maximizing profit that thrives and relies on racism, brutality, and the criminalization of poverty.

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.

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.

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…

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.

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…

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.

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…

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…

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

_____ (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). Crisis in South Korea's Democratic Party. journal-neo.org The outcome of South Korea's local election that took place on June 1, 2022 could be described as an unmitigated disaster for the Democratic Party of Korea. Whereas 4 years ago it won 14 out of 17 metropolitan mayor and governor posts in direct-administered cities and even chipped away at the Conservatives' territory, the party …

_____ (2022-06-16). Why's Joe Biden on a Mission to Court Mohammad bin Salman? journal-neo.org When Joe Biden campaigned for presidential elections and promised to make Saudia — especially if the kingdom continues to be ruled by the crown prince Mohammad bin Salman (MBS) — a 'pariah' state, many political pundits in the US believed his rhetoric unlikely to change during the duration of his "democratic" presidency. For over a …

_____ (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). 100 Million People In The US Are Saddled With Health Care Debt. popularresistance.org Elizabeth Woodruff drained her retirement account and took on three jobs after she and her husband were sued for nearly $10,000 by the New York hospital where his infected leg was amputated. | Ariane Buck, a young father in Arizona who sells health insurance, couldn't make an appointment with his doctor for a dangerous intestinal infection because the office said he had outstanding bills. | Allyson Ward and her husband loaded up credit cards, borrowed from relatives, and delayed repaying student loans after the premature birth of their twins left them with $80,000 in debt. Ward, a nurse practitioner, took on extr…

_____ (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). Empire's Fleeting Leadership In Its Yard. popularresistance.org Mr. Biden, the US President, expressed his hopes as he said: "I think I find no reason why the Western Hemisphere, the Western Hemisphere over the next 10 years, does not develop into the most democratic hemisphere in the world, most democratic region in the entire world." | He identified important factors in the region: "We have everything. We have the people, we have the resources and we have more democracies in this hemisphere than any other hemisphere." | So, the US leader expressed hope: "This is a lot we can do, but a lot of it matters in the private enterprise side equation." | He mentioned "enormous ideas…

_____ (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.

_____ (2022-06-16). Truckers' Strike In South Korea Ends In Victory. 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. | Truckers were demanding government intervention to arrest the rising fuel prices and inflation.

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…

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 …

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).

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.

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…

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…

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). 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.

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…

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 …

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…

Fight Back (2022-06-16). Philippines: "Terrorist designation" of Ka Louie et al is outrageous. fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the following June 15 statement from the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP). | The improperly named "Anti-Terrorism Council" today announced that it issued a resolution last May 25 (Resolution No. 31) which "designated" the former chief negotiator of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) Ka Louie Jalandoni and five other people being associated with the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) as "terrorist individuals." | The Party and the revolutionary movement firmly denounces the ATC for…

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. |

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.

Staff (2022-06-16). Venezuela, Iran victims of illegal sanctions, Maduro says. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — Venezuela and Iran are victims of unilateral action and illegal sanctions, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro said.

____ (2022-06-16). Study advocates adjusting agri-food system. ecns.cn A special policy study of a high-level international think tank for the Chinese government has called for a comprehensive agri-food system transformation strategy to facilitate the global endeavors of low-carbon transition and ensuring food security.

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.

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…

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). Presidenta del Congreso de Perú denuncia amenazas anónimas. cubadebate.cu La presidenta del Parlamento de Perú, Maricarmen Alva (Acción Popular), denunció hoy que recibió amenazas anónimas que le exigen que renuncie antes y le advierten que, de lo contrario, actuarán contra ella.

____ (2022-06-16). CNOOC completes first offshore CCUS project. ecns.cn Chinese State-owned oil and gas giant China National Offshore Oil Corp said on Wednesday that it has completed the country's first offshore carbon capture and storage project designed to permanently bury carbon dioxide in the seabed.

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.

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.

TeleSUR-mcs, JL (2022-06-16). Pdte. de Ecuador alcanza una desaprobación superior al 80%. telesurtv.net La encuesta revela que el 17.28 por ciento de los encuestados considera como muy mala gestión de Lasso.

Staff (2022-06-16). President Raeisi arrives in Isfahan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — The President arrived in Isfahan Province to mark the 25th provincial trip of his administration.

WSWS (2022-06-16). Socialist Equality Party meeting discusses crisis of Australia's two-party system and the way forward for the working class. wsws.org The livestreamed event provided a much-appreciated forum for democratic discussion about the election result, Labor's right-wing program, and the class battles now unfolding in Australia and internationally.

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

Adriaan Alsema (2022-06-16). Why Colombia got nervous about violence after elections. colombiareports.com Colombia's government is intimidating critics amid fears that its failure to guarantee free and fair elections could revive social unrest on Sunday. President Ivan Duque said Tuesday that "the security…

____ (2022-06-16). Beijing conducts checks of key venues for risks. ecns.cn The Beijing government has conducted a citywide check of all cultural and entertainment venues since the latest infection cluster linked to a bar was reported on June 9 and has revoked several business licenses, a senior official said on Wednesday.

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.

____ (2022-06-16). China opens last section of rail loop around its largest desert. ecns.cn The last section of a 2,712-km rail loop line around China's largest desert, the Taklimakan, in the country's northwesternmost Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region was put into operation on Thursday.

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.

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.

Staff (2022-06-16). Promueve Cuba uso de energías renovables en feria internacional (+Video). cubadebate.cu Impulsar proyectos para el cambio de la matriz energética en Cuba hacia el empleo de fuentes de energías renovables es el objetivo principal de la segunda edición de la Feria Internacional de Energías Renovables, que se desarrollará del 22 al 24 de junio en el recinto ferial Pabexpo de esta capital.

____ (2022-06-16). So-called 'forced labor' in Xinjiang is a big lie made by anti-China forces: FM. ecns.cn

WSWS (2022-06-16). At AFL-CIO convention, Biden looks to unions to impose his program of austerity and war. wsws.org After decades of betrayals by the AFL-CIO unions, most workers in the United States had no idea the assemblage of well-paid, pro-company stooges was even taking place.

Al-Thawra (2022-06-16). Bring meaningful change to Iraq for PTSD Awareness Month. indybay.org Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is caused by highly stressful, frightening or distressing events. Someone with PTSD often relives the traumatic event through nightmares and flashbacks, and may experience feelings of isolation, irritability and guilt.

WSWS (2022-06-16). Fed hikes interest rate to crush wage demands. wsws.org The overriding fear of the central bank, the guardian of finance capital, is that the inflation surge accelerates the drive by workers across the economy to undertake an independent struggle for wage demands to compensate for the daily deepening cuts in their living standards.

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.

Brett Wilkins (2022-06-16). 'Certifiably Crazy': Jan. 6 Panel Highlights How Team Trump Pushed Pence to Overturn Election. commondreams.org Had Pence obeyed Trump, said a retired federal judge, "America would immediately have been plunged into what would have been tantamount to a revolution within a paralyzing constitutional crisis."

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 …

____ (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

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, 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.

WSWS (2022-06-16). Terence Davies' Benediction: The mostly tortured life of poet Siegfried Sassoon. wsws.org Sassoon is decorated for bravery on the Western Front during the imperialist slaughter of 1914—18, but develops a deep hatred of the conflict and those conducting it.

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 …

Staff (2022-06-16). Legisladores demócratas piden a Biden 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, 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.

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.

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.

____ (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.

____ (2022-06-16). Zhengzhou-Chongqing High-speed Railway to put into operation in late June. ecns.cn The Zhengzhou-Chongqing High-speed Railway will be fully operational in late June, cutting the travel time between the two cities from 8 hours to 4 hours and upgrading the high-speed railway network in central China and southwest China.

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.

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.

United We Dream (2022-06-16). Wednesday 6/15: DACA Décimo Aniversario – °Antes, Ahora y Más Allá! Celebración y Reuinon para la Acción. indybay.org Virtual celebration & action rally…

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.

____ (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…

W. T. Whitney Jr. (2022-06-16). The U.S. Constitution: Bad for public health. peoplesworld.org Public health is about curative, rehabilitative, and especially preventative healthcare for everybody, no exclusions. Failed public health was on display during the coronavirus pandemic. "The United States has the highest rate of COVID-19 deaths per capita" among 11 high-income countries, according to one infectious disease specialist. Similarly, local authorities allowed dangerous levels of lead to …

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- hvh, JCM (2022-06-16). Senado brasileño participará en investigación de desaparecidos. telesurtv.net El presidente de la CDH advirtió sobre el aumento de los casos de violencia contra los activistas sociales en Brasil.

William Denselow (2022-06-16). NYC helps elderly residents adapt to digital technology amid pandemic. america.cgtn.com See how New York City helps old residents adapt to digital technology during the COVID pandemic.

Staff (2022-06-16). Baghdad-mediated talks between Tehran, Riyadh seem 'positive'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister expressed Iran's satisfaction with Baghdad-mediated talks between Tehran and Saudi Arabia, saying that Iran's assessment of the recent round of talks is positive.

WSWS (2022-06-16). US and Israel ratchet up threats and aggression against Iran. wsws.org The Biden administration is escalating pressure on Iran with provocations that seem designed to blow up the nuclear talks taking place in Vienna.

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.

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.

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-16). How has Sri Lanka's political landscape transformed over the past months? peoplesdispatch.org Ahilan Kadirgamar, senior lecturer at the University of Jaffna, analyzes the recent political developments in Sri Lanka after the fall of the powerful Mahinda Rajapaksa…

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….

____ (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, JL (2022-06-16). Denuncian que fuerzas israelíes detienen a seis palestinos. telesurtv.net El 80 por ciento de los niños que viven en la Franja de Gaza viven con depresión, dolor y miedo.

WSWS (2022-06-16). Heat wave affecting 100 million people as extreme weather extends across United States. wsws.org Workers across the country have been beset by a combination of strong storms knocking out power, followed by one of the most intense heat waves recorded.

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.

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.

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.

Staff (2022-06-16). Iran urges IAEA chief to refrain from complicating situation. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — The spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) has advised the UN nuclear agency's director general to refrain from complicating the situation through political statements.

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 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 United …

TeleSUR, mcs, MER (2022-06-16). Padres de desaparecidos de Ayotzinapa exigen justicia en México. telesurtv.net Los padres de los 43 normalistas desaparecidos están dispuestos a aceptar los resultados de las indagatorias, siempre que cuenten con respaldo científico.

WSWS (2022-06-16). January 6 Committee releases video of Republican lawmaker leading "reconnaissance" tour of Capitol complex on eve of coup. wsws.org The video shows Georgia Rep. Barry Loudermilk leading Trump supporters through the Capitol complex on January 5, 2021.

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

____ (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.

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-developed COVID-19 mRNA vaccine as booster safe, immunogenic in clinical trial. ecns.cn A China-developed mRNA COVID-19 vaccine as a third booster dose has been shown in human trials to be safe and able to induce an immune response against the Omicron variant.

____ (2022-06-16). (W.E. Talk)Facts and Truths Show Workers of All Ethnic Groups in Xinjiang Enjoy Decent Work. ecns.cn The Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has actively practiced the international concept of decent work, followed the relevant conventions and initiatives of the International Labour Organization, and strictly implemented national laws, policies, and regulations.

____ (2022-06-16). China confident on keeping foreign trade within reasonable range in 2022. ecns.cn China is confident to keep its foreign trade running within a reasonable range for the whole year, making more contributions to the economic fundamentals, the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Thursday.

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.

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). 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.

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.

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.

____ (2022-06-16). Iran-India economic ties gathering steam. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — The trade and economic relations between Iran and India is on upward trajectory.

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."

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.

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

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.

Jim Spellman (2022-06-16). FDA approves COVID vaccine for youngest children. america.cgtn.com COVID cases are leveling off in the U.S., following a spring surge. And there is hope for the latest group that children ages 6 months to 5 years may be able to get vaccine soon.

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…

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.

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

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.

____ (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, 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.

WSWS (2022-06-16). Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa. wsws.org National public sector strike in Tunisia over pay and conditions; Second Belgium national strike this year called over cost-of-living crisis; Czech public sector unions declare strike alert over wages; EasyJet cabin crew strike at Berlin airport, Germany; Pilots at Scandinavian airline SAS strike threat over wages; Ryanair cabin crew in Spain to strike over pay and conditions; Ballot of 40,000 UK telecom workers begins over pay deal; Further Education lecturers in 33 colleges in England ballot over pay and working conditions; Stoppages by bus drivers in Palestinian West Bank over working conditions…

Anonymous669 (2022-06-16). Protests Continue In Ecuador Despite Release Of Indigenous Leader (Videos). southfront.org File image. The official logo of the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador. | Protests continue throughout Ecuador despite the release of Leonidas Iza, leader of the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE). | Indigenous people, who make up over a million of Ecuador's 17.7 million citizens, took to the streets on June 13 to protest against fuel prices and living costs. Despite being an oil producer, the prices of fuel almost doubled in Ecuador over the last two years. The price of…

Staff (2022-06-16). Beauties of "Vanai" village in Borujerd. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — Vanai village in Borujerd County in Lorestan Province of Iran enjoys many natural attractions, such as mineral water springs, mountainous landscapes, and plains.

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.

____ (2022-06-16). China's national lawmakers to mull laws on wire fraud, civil enforcement, monopoly. ecns.cn China's national lawmakers will deliberate draft laws regarding issues such as anti-telecom and cyber fraud, civil compulsory enforcement, and anti-monopoly during a forthcoming session by the country's top legislature.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-06-16). Líderes de Francia, Alemania e Italia arriban a Ucrania. telesurtv.net La visita de los cuatro líderes europeos coincide con el deseo de Ucrania de presentar su candidatura para ser miembro de la Unión Europea.

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.

WSWS (2022-06-16). Governments across Canada massively undercount COVID-19 deaths. wsws.org Data compiled by infectious disease researcher Dr. Tara Moriarty at the University of Toronto shows that total excess deaths from February 2020 to April 2022 reached 48,463, which is 15 percent higher than the official figure.

____ (2022-06-16). Hong Kong Post to issue special stamps for Hong Kong Palace Museum. ecns.cn The Hong Kong Post will issue special stamps and other philatelic products about the Hong Kong Palace Museum to celebrate its opening on July 2.

Pedro Pozas Terrados (2022-06-16). Ucrania &#1 ; °Basta ya! globalizacion.ca La guerra de Ucrania, está sirviendo como justificación a las multinacionales, para especular masivamente con los precios de los productos básicos, así como los referidos a la energía y transporte mundial. La guerra de Ucrania podría haberse evitado si su…

____ (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.

Julia Conley (2022-06-16). Warren Leads Charge to Ban Sale of People's Health and Location Data. commondreams.org "Health and location data are incredibly sensitive and can be used for a range of harms, from profiling and exploiting consumers to spying on citizens without warrants to carrying out stalking and violence," said one expert.

Staff (2022-06-16). President Maduro: Iranian General Soleimani Came to Venezuela and Helped Recover Electrical System in 2019 Attacks. orinocotribune.com This Tuesday, June 14, the President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, explained at the end of his visit to the Islamic Republic of Iran that General Qasem Soleimani visited Venezuela in 2019, during the crisis that ensued the attacks on the Venezuelan electrical system, which almost left the entire country without electricity for several days. Soleimani brought experts who helped rebuild the Venezuelan electrical system, explained the head of state. | "I didn't know him, I didn't know how big he was. The conversation I had with him was very harmonious, where we reviewed all the topics. He immediately offered the sup…

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

Aram Aharonian (2022-06-16). Desde Watergate a Trump y Biden, años recitando libertad y democracia. globalizacion.ca El asalto al Capitolio estadounidense perpetrado el 6 de enero de 2021 por una turba incitada por el ex presidente Donald Trump fue la culminación de un intento de golpe de Estado al centro del cual se encontraba el magnate,…

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…

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

____ (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.

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 …

____ (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.

____ (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.

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.

____ (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, ldp, SH (2022-06-16). Liberan a cinco ciudadanos turcos secuestrados en Haití en mayo. telesurtv.net Las tres mujeres turcas del grupo fueron liberadas la semana pasada por problemas de salud pero faltaban los hombres.

____ (2022-06-16). Chinese brands build up strength amid headwinds from COVID-19. ecns.cn Chinese brands have built up strength despite the challenges brought about by COVID-19, according to a report released by the international market research firm Kantar on Wednesday.

____ (2022-06-16). Shanghai Disney Resort reopens Disneytown and hotel. ecns.cn Photo taken on June 16, 2022 shows the World of Disney Store in east China's Shanghai. Shanghai Disney Resort reopened Disneytown and Shanghai Disneyland hotel on Thursday, the 6th anniversary of the resort.

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 …

____ (2022-06-16). It is those few Western countries that ignore and trample upon human rights: Chinese FM. ecns.cn

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.

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.

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.

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 …

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.

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.

____ (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.

Adriaan Alsema (2022-06-16). Duque obstructed peace in Colombia 'deliberately'. colombiareports.com The government of outgoing President Ivan Duque deliberately destroyed Colombia's peace process, according to more than 275 NGOs. In a report, the NGOs said that "the current government deliberately took…

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…

WSWS (2022-06-16). Republican who voted for Trump impeachment defeated in South Carolina primary. wsws.org Representative Tom Rice was the first outright electoral defeat among the 10 Republicans who voted to impeach Trump over the attack on the Capitol on January 6, 2021.

____ (2022-06-16). My Conversation With Ryan Dawson Today. smoothiex12.blogspot.com It was a podcast on Anti-Neocon resource of Ryan. Here is the link:

____ (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.

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."

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.

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.

Staff (2022-06-16). Tehran supporting any plan ensures regional security. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — Supporting the territorial integrity and national sovereignty of all nations is the principled policy of Iran, President Raeisi said, adding that Iran supports any plan, and dialogue that ensures regional security.

Jeffrey C. Isaac (2022-06-16). The Revelations of the Jan. 6 Hearings Must Be Communicated Better If US Democracy Is to Survive. commondreams.org It is not too late for Committee leadership and Democratic party leadership to wake up. But time is fast running out.

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

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%).

Camilo Rengifo Marín (2022-06-16). Colombia, a terminar con los cien años de soledad. globalizacion.ca A pocos días de la segunda vuelta de las elecciones presidenciales que pueden marcar un nuevo rumbo histórico para Colombia, las encuestas señalan que la puja entre el ultraderechista Rodolfo Hernández y el progresista Gustavo Petro pinta muy reñida. | Tras…

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). China sees fewer hazy days, more clear blue skies. ecns.cn

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.

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…

TeleSUR, AA, JGN (2022-06-16). øCómo llegó Valentina Vladimírovna Tereshkova al espacio? telesurtv.net "Aquí Gaviota, aquí Gaviota. Veo en el horizonte una raya azul: es la Tierra. ¡Qué hermosa! Todo marcha espléndidamente". Con estas palabras la rusa se convirtió en la primera mujer en conquistar el espacio.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-16). Informe muestra que bloqueo israelí angustia a niños palestinos. telesurtv.net Save the Children denunció la situación de inestabilidad emocional que viven los niños de la Franja de Gaza bajo la agresión de Tel Aviv.

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.

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."

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 capable of meeting 3-percent CPI target: official. ecns.cn China will see its consumer price index (CPI) continue to run within a reasonable range and is capable of attaining the 3-percent annual target amid the global inflation surge, an official said Thursday.

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.

Staff (2022-06-16). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on June 16. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — Mehr News agency takes a look at headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Thursday, June 16.

____ (2022-06-16). China allocates relief funds for crop pest control. ecns.cn China has allocated 673 million yuan (about 100.3 million U.S. dollars) worth of agricultural relief funds to support crop pest prevention and control, according to the Ministry of Finance.

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.

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…

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.

TeleSUR -ysm, JL (2022-06-16). Tormenta Blas se convierte en huracán categoría 1 en México. telesurtv.net Blas afecta las costas del Pacífico sur mexicano, y es el segundo de los sistemas que deben formarse en ese océano, durante la actual temporada ciclónica.

WSWS (2022-06-16). Odessa, Texas water line break leaves tens of thousands without water. wsws.org The water line break in Odessa is only the most recent consequence of the dilapidated character of US infrastructure.

Staff (2022-06-16). Estados Unidos: Alertan sobre catástrofes relacionadas con el cambio climático a las puertas del verano. cubadebate.cu Estados Unidos sufre esta semana una serie de catástrofes relacionadas con el cambio climático a las puertas del verano. Incendios devastadores, tormentas y olas de calor potencialmente peligrosas para un tercio de la población. Cerca de 120 millones de estadunidenses se vieron afectados de alguna manera por una alerta de ola de calor.

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

____ (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.

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 of the Midwest. It's all too common to hear a server or bartender say, "I came down for a …

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.

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.

WSWS (2022-06-16). UK: Rail maintenance workers in Doncaster take strike action against fire and rehire by Wabtec. wsws.org Wabtec were given a free hand while Unite and the RMT sat on opposition. Strike action occurred only after the company boasted how far down the road it was with its agenda.

Contributing Writers (2022-06-15). Germany on same side as Nazism as it Censors and Persecutes Truth-Tellers. marktaliano.net SouthFront: Analysis & Intelligence (Ukraine, Syria, Yemen), [2022-06-15 12: 24 PM][Forwarded from Neues aus Russland ü™Üüì¢][ Video ]‚ö°Ô∏èThe German government is fighting against freedom of speech. I am a free journalist who covers the special operation in Ukraine. They are going to sentence me now to 3 YEARS IN PRISON for telling the truth‚ö°Ô∏è According to …

_____ (2022-06-15). China Bolsters Cooperation with Central Asian Nations. journal-neo.org Amidst the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, on June 8, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held the third "China+Central Asia" Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. Although similar meetings have taken place before, this summit has become urgent due to the recent depreciation of national currencies in the former Soviet republics, soaring food prices and …

Amarynth (2022-06-15). Sitrep Operation Z: Messy Grind again and more Great Walkback. thesaker.is By Amarynth for the Saker Blog We start with the broader environment: It is Zelensky's decision, says the Chorus of the Great Walkback. "The people and the government of Ukraine,…

Anand Naidoo (2022-06-15). The Heat: Russia makes gains in eastern Ukraine. america.cgtn.com Russia makes gains in the East as the conflict in Ukraine continues with no end in sight.

Brian Mier (2022-06-15). Behind the original neoliberal 'color revolution': How Serbians provoked violence to push regime change. multipolarista.com Left-wing Serbian activist Ivan Zlatić explains how his country was ground zero for US-backed neoliberal "color revolutions," and how operatives intentionally provoke violence from the government to push regime change.

_____ (2022-06-15). Are There Veterans For Peace In Colombia? popularresistance.org I once asked a prominent social movement leader and former Colombian Senator if there was any organization or movement in her country similar to the US groups Veterans for Peace or Iraqi Veterans Against the War (now About Face). It was in 2011, and I was there with a delegation sponsored by the Alliance for Global Justice and the National Lawyers Guild. She looked at me a moment and then said, "We have veterans, but they are not for peace." Her answer confirmed my own limited experience. | Of course, this was Colombia in 2011, a country that had recently learned about the "false positive" scandal, with details s…

Staff (2022-06-15). Captive Labor: Stories of Involuntary Servitude. aclu.org It has been 157 years since the 13th Amendment abolished slavery, yet hundreds of thousands of people are still living in involuntary servitude — legally — due to loopholes in the law allowing states to extract free labor from prisons instead. Today, over 65 percent of incarcerated people report being forced to work in prison, doing jobs like firefighting and paving roads for little or no pay while governments and private companies generate billions of dollars each year from their labor. | In partnership with the University of Chicago, the ACLU conducted a study of prison labor nationwide in a new…

Amarynth (2022-06-15). The Empire Strikes Back: Imperialism's global war on multipolarity. thesaker.is This is a series of talks where each talk is short and one can enjoy the long video in shorter pieces. An absolute must-listen is the convenor's (Radhika Desai) opening…

Contributing Writers (2022-06-15). Days Of Sorrow: FDA Votes On Poisoning Infants and Children, Toby Rogers Shines His Light To The Very Last Moment/ By Celia Farber. marktaliano.net Do We Stand A Chance? Celia Farber Today is Black Tuesday; Tomorrow is Black Wednesday. Short of a miracle, two of the darkest days in medical history: The abject surrender of our children, as young as 6 months old, to barbaric injections they have zero need for. It is child sacrifice, en masse—that is what …

Splcenter (2022-06-15). Gun Control in Education: New law requiring armed officers in Florida schools only puts more lives at risk. splcenter.org

_____ (2022-06-15). Can the Ruskies Pick Up Where America Left Off? journal-neo.org When McDonald's shuttered operations in Russia as part of the western corporate war on Vladimir Putin's country, my family began a boycott of the fast-food chain. It's been a little painful, but not for the reasons you might think. None of us miss the McBurps (greasy belches) McDonald's food always causes. We do, however, miss …

_____ (2022-06-15). On the Consequences of Yet Another Anti-Islamic Public "Gaffe" in India. journal-neo.org Alas, this author was given another topic to discuss in the context of the interconfessional situation in India. A country that is one of the world's major powers, whose huge population inevitably gives an extremely important foreign policy component to its seemingly purely domestic events. All the more so when it comes to relations between …

_____ (2022-06-15). Algeria To Suspend Friendship Treaty, Imports From Spain. popularresistance.org Algeria announced suspension of its two decade-old-treaty of friendship with Spain on Wednesday, June 8. It also announced the suspension of all imports from the European country over its decision to support Morocco's occupation of Western Sahara. | The Algerian President's office said in a statement on Wednesday that it is suspending the long-term treaty with Spain, called the "treaty of friendship, good neighborliness and cooperation," signed in 2002. | A statement issued by the Algerian Banking Association later declared that the government had also decided to suspend imports of all goods and services from Spa…

_____ (2022-06-15). Biden's Summit Of No-Shows. popularresistance.org I tip my cap, as we all should, to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico. And to Presidents Luis Arce of Bolivia, Xiaomara Castro of Honduras, Alejandro Giammattei of Guatemala and Nayib Bukele of El Savador. They all pointedly declined to join President Joe Biden at his Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles last week, joining to protest Biden's refusal to invite Miguel Díaz—Canel, Nicolás Maduro and Daniel Ortega, the presidents of Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua respectively. | Add it up. Eight of the region's 33 nations were absent when Biden convened the summit "to demonstrate the resurgence of…

_____ (2022-06-15). Peasants Agitate Against The 12th Ministerial Conference Of WTO. popularresistance.org Geneva – On Saturday, 06/11, La Via Campesina began its mobilizations against the 12th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization that is underway in Geneva this week. | An international delegation of peasants — representing social movements, peasant and indigenous organizations and farm unions — from the rural territories of Kenya, Korea, Paraguay, USA, France, India, Indonesia, Canada, Thailand, Spain, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Germany, Switzerland, Portugal, Mali and Gambia took to the streets of Geneva with a massive demonstration against the World Trade Organization (WTO). | The messag…

_____ (2022-06-15). Officer Released On Bail After Indictment For Killing Patrick Lyoya. popularresistance.org Patrick Lyoya, 26, an African immigrant from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), was shot in the back of the head by patrolman Christopher Schurr on April 4. | This act of police violence was met with widespread shock and mass demonstrations demanding that Schurr be terminated from the Grand Rapids police department and charged with murder. | There was an announcement made on June 15 saying that Schurr had been fired from the Grand Rapid Police Department. This came less than a week after his indictment on second degree murder charges in the death of Lyoya. | Despite the national attention focusing on the kil…

_____ (2022-06-15). The 'Divisive' Ban Whitewashing Virginia's Classrooms. popularresistance.org There's a recent painting that sums up what's happening to public education in Virginia: A white man, white paint roller in hand, is covering up Black historical figures—Harriet Tubman, Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X—their bodies whitewashed, faces stoic. | The piece by Detroit artist Jonathan Harris, titled "Critical Race Theory," stuck with Cassandra Newby-Alexander, a professor at Norfolk State University, a Historically Black University, since she first saw it online. | Newby-Alexander is the former co-chair of the African American History Education Commission (AAHEC), a group of educators and…

Amarynth (2022-06-15). The 'New G8' Meets China's 'Three Rings'. thesaker.is The coming of the new G8 points to the inevitable advent of BRICS +, one of the key themes to be discussed in the upcoming BRICS summit in China. By…

Ann Brown (2022-06-15). Chicago Residents Are Still Protesting Displacement By Obama Presidential Center. moguldom.com Not everyone in Chicago is happy about former President Barack Obama opening his presidential library in the city's South Side. Construction of the massive library began more than four years after Obama left office in September 2021 in the Woodlawn and South Shore communities. The construction has raised fears that low-income Black residents will be displaced. The …

Ann Brown (2022-06-15). After Successful California Reparations Task Force Process, NAASD To Formally Charge The US Government With Genocide. moguldom.com After successfully helping the California Reparations Task Force produce its historic interim report on June 1, the National Assembly of American Slavery Descendants has moved forward to formally charge the U.S. government with genocide over its treatment of African slaves and their descendants. The NAASD wants President Joe Biden to protest and repair American Freedmen. A grassroots …

Ann Brown (2022-06-15). Same Old Stuff: AIPAC-Groomed Bakari Sellers And KHive Celebrate Election Victory Of 81-Year-Old DNC Establishment Enforcer Clyburn. moguldom.com Establishment Democrats and members of the KHive are celebrating the June 14 victory of veteran Rep. James Clyburn, who won the party's nomination to be the candidate representing the 6th Congressional District in the midterm elections. Not celebrating are Clyburn's two challengers — Democrat Michael Addison and pro-reparations progressive Gregg Marcel Dixon. Clyburn, 81, will …

Contributing Writers (2022-06-15). Economic Fallout of COVID Vax Fraud/ Edward Dowd. marktaliano.net READ MORE:

Benjamin Zinevich (2022-06-15). LGBTQ History: How Glenn Burke defied bigotry in Major League Baseball. liberationnews.org Glenn Burke made history as the first ever Major League Baseball player to come out as gay, at a time when openness within such a heavily homophobic culture was unheard of.

Adriaan Alsema (2022-06-15). Colombia's police announce mass arrests ahead of elections. colombiareports.com Colombia's police began arresting alleged political activists on claims they were planning riots after elections on Sunday. The electoral police operation was announced by General Jorge Luis Vargas on Tuesday….

Alasdair Baverstock (2022-06-15). Challenges for the return migration in El Salvador. america.cgtn.com Over ,000 migrants returned to El Salvador last year and most of them never reaching the U.S. But without local solutions to the root causes of unemployment, poverty and violence the majority start back on the migrant trail.

Deweylaura (2022-06-15). Hello Comrade project travels to Chile. cpusa.org "Hello Comrade" is a new project that works under CPUSA's International Department. The goal is to travel to countries around the world and not only document important advances made by Marxist parties but also try to capture how it feels, tastes, and smells to be a party activist working at the most grassroots level. …

Jon W. Davidson (2022-06-15). How the Impact of Bostock v. Clayton County on LGBTQ Rights Continues to Expand. aclu.org Today is the second anniversary of the Supreme Court's

Amarynth (2022-06-15). Andrei Martyanov: Admiral Rickover or how American education was killed. thesaker.is Please visit Andrei's website: smoothiex12.blogspot.com/ and support him here: www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=60459185

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