Daily Archives: June 19, 2022

2022-06-19: News Headlines

Editor2 (2022-06-19). Russian MoD: Fever-Carrying Mosquitoes Studied in Ukrainian Labs May Have Been Used by US in Cuba. orinocotribune.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 studied fever-carrying mosquitoes Aedes &#1 ; the same genus of insects that was presumably used by the US to spark a pandemic of type 2 dengue in Cuba in the 1970s and 1980s, head of the Russian Armed Forces' Radiation, Chemical and Biological Pr…

____ (2022-06-19). Horn of Africa could face 'unprecedented' food insecurity in 2023, WFP warns. ecns.cn The Horn of Africa could face "unprecedented food unavailability problems" in 2023 due to ongoing drought and food supply shortages caused by the Russia-Ukraine conflict, David Beasley Executive Director of the UN World Food Program (WFP) has warned.

Anonymous669 (2022-06-19). In Video: Russian Mi-28NM Attack Helicopter Targets Depots Of Kiev Forces With Loitering Munitions. southfront.org Photo: russianplanes.net / Alexey | On June 19, journalist Alexander Kots released a video showing unidentified Russian loitering munitions hitting two depots of Kiev forces near the city of Bakhmut in the Donbass region. | Based on the indicators on the video, the munitions were controlled via the AS-UAV data-link system which was especially developed by the Luch Rybinsk Design Bureau for the Mi-28NM attack helicopter. The system has a range of kilometers. It allows the advanced helicopter to launch and contro…

Contributing Writers (2022-06-19). Funder of 'color revolutions' and key U.S. foreign policy adviser George #Soros reportedly wanted #Ukraine used as a 'torpedo' against #Russia./ Commentary by Prof. Anderson. marktaliano.net Tim Anderson 6 May 2022 at 8: 48 pm Funder of 'color revolutions' and key U.S. foreign policy adviser George #Soros reportedly wanted #Ukraine used as a 'torpedo' against #Russia. He worked with #HillaryClinton the #NED and #USAID to that end, including orchestration of the #NeoNazi led #Maidan coup. READ MORE: Washington deletes all details of US/NED funded bodies in Ukraine, but they are posted here &#1 ; Centre for Counter Hegemonic …

Anonymous349 (2022-06-19). Russian Defense Ministry's Update On Operation In Ukraine On June 19, 2022. southfront.org Offensive towards Severodonetsk is being successfully developed. Units of People's Militia of the Lugansk People's Republic supported by the Russian Federation Armed Forces have liberated the settlement of Metyolkino. | Several units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) are abandoning the operation area due to low moral and psychological condition, as well as lack of munitions and logistic supply. Thus, a plattoon of the 1st company of the 1st battalion from the 57th Me…

Anonymous669 (2022-06-19). Russia Says Senior Officers Of Kiev Forces Were Killed In Kalibr Missile Strike (Video). southfront.org Russian warships destroyed a command center of Kiev forces with Kalibr cruise missiles, killing dozens of officers including generals and members of the high command, the Russian Ministry of Defense announced on June 19. "More than generals and officers of the Ukrainian Armed Forces were killed," the ministry said in a statement. | The pinpoint strike took place near the village of Shirokaya Dacha in the Dnepropetrovsk oblast. The ministry said that Kalibr cruise missiles hit the com…

Staff (2022-06-19). Over 50 Ukrainian generals, officers killed in missile strike. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) — Warships have destroyed a command center with Kalibr cruise missiles, killing dozens of Ukrainian officers, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Sunday.

Anonymous349 (2022-06-19). Military Situation In Ukraine On June 19, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue northeast of Kharkiv | On June 18, 400 AFU members were killed and 38 military vehicles were destroyed by Russian forces, according to the Russian MOD | Russian air defense systems shot down 8 Ukrainian drones near Zavody, Chervonniy Shakhtyor, Dementiyevka, Glubokoye in Kharkov region, Krinitsa in Kherson region, Popasnaya in the LPR | Russian air defense systems shot down 3 AFU Tochka-U missiles near Novozvanovka and…

David Barsamian, Noam Chomsky (2022-06-19). Diplomacy Ruled Out in Ukraine War. commondreams.org How George Orwell's doublethink became the way of the world.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-19). EU could fall apart before Ukraine joins: Medvedev. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) — The real-time frame for Ukraine's possible entry into the EU is the 2050s, and the economic and political bloc could break up before then, the former Russian president and prime minister Dmitry Medvedev said Sunday.

Contributing Writers (2022-06-19). Washington and NATO are still hindering Syria's reconstruction and are looting oil, gas and wheat/ By Prof. Anderson. marktaliano.net READ MORE: Interview with Doctor Bassam Barakat On the USA illegal burning of Syrian Wheat Fields/Compiled By Tom Duggan & Nana Lancaster Biden Forces Smuggle Out 83 Tankers Loaded with Stolen Syrian Oil/ By Arabi Souri Biden Occupation Forces Plunder More Syrian Oil/ By Miri Wood…

Staff (2022-06-19). Czech military trains Georgian counterparts for NATO accession. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Georgian Ministry of DefenseJune 19, 2022 The logistics training course is over Closing Ceremony of the 2nd Infantry Brigade Base of the Western Command of the Georgian Defense Forces "RSOM" Closing Ceremony was held by the Czech Multinational Logistics Coordination Center (MLCC) in Senaki, 2nd Infantry Brigade and in Poti…. …For two weeks, trainees explored …

Adriaan Alsema (2022-06-19). Colombia elects new president amid fears of violence. colombiareports.com Colombia's voters elect a new president on Sunday amid extraordinary tensions. The tensions are partly due to the possible victory of progressive Senator Gustavo Petro, one of the biggest critics…

HEAT (2022-06-19). A Juneteenth Message from HEAT, SF City College Students, Faculty, and Supporters. indybay.org Juneteenth is partly about the right to a free public education and that is being destroyed at SF City College. Fighting the 80 billionaires in SF is part of the fight for free public education for all.

____ (2022-06-19). Iran's exports growth to Turkiye hits 60% this year. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) — Iran's export of products to neighboring Turkey in the first four months of the current year in 2022 (from Jan. to Apr.) hit $1.231 billion, showing a 60% growth.

_____ (2022-06-19). Apple retail workers vote to unionize a store in Maryland. popularresistance.org Workers at Apple's Towson Town Center store in Maryland have voted to unionize, with 65 yeses and 33 nos. Around 110 employees were eligible to vote in the election. | The store is the first Apple retail location in the US to hold a union election, after organizers in Atlanta withdrew their petition to hold a union vote, which had been scheduled to take place in early May.

_____ (2022-06-19). Beware the Corporate Appropriation of "Sustainable" Farming Practices. popularresistance.org Global food systems are at a breaking point. Not only are they responsible for roughly a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions, they are also the top contributors to water pollution and biodiversity collapse. | On top of that, many aspects of our food systems are extremely vulnerable to disruptions from climate change and other shocks, as we saw in the first months of the pandemic. | Agroecology‚Äâ—‚Äâan approach to farming long practiced by Indigenous and peasant communities around the world‚Äâ—‚Äâcould transform our food system…

_____ (2022-06-19). Labor Notes 2022: Which Way Forward for the Movement? popularresistance.org After decades of decline and stagnation, U.S. Labor stands at a crossroads. On one side is the same old path of the labor bureaucracy that has sold its soul to the Democratic Party and which has no vision for a renewed labor movement beyond further entrenching itself in the U.S. state. On the other side are the thousands of new young activists and workers marching to the beat of a new grassroots unionism who have the potential to build a national movement to organize millions of workers from below. The formation of the Amazon Labor Union (ALU) and the victory at the Amazon warehouse in Staten Island, as well as t…

_____ (2022-06-19). March protests union-busters. popularresistance.org The June 7 Starbucks union win in Memphis, Tennessee, showed that the bosses' tried-and-true, union-busting tactics aren't working like they used to. In the face of the February racist firing of the Memphis 7, election tampering by the bosses and constant anti-union interference, workers at that store still voted 11-3 for the union. | Workers' victories at Starbucks, Amazon and other workplaces are happening in the face of anti-union retaliation campaigns, with more firings and cuts in workers' hours and benefits. | That's why activists with Workers Assembly Against Racism (WAAR) hit the streets June 9 with a 'Ma…

_____ (2022-06-19). National Community Programs Tracker. popularresistance.org For decades, rooftop has allowed homeowners to generate their own renewable electricity — reducing their dependence on monopoly utilities and lowering their energy bills. However, rooftops are not a viable option for many people. What about those who can't afford one? What about renters? Plus, only a portion of buildings have roofs that are large enough, facing the right direction, and sunny enough for . | Community picks up where traditional rooftop fails. | Through community , individuals subscribe to a portion of a nearby garden and get credits on their energy bill…

_____ (2022-06-19). New Bill That Passed House Reinvokes Old Russian Bogeyman as Pretext For More U.S. Intervention in Africa. popularresistance.org During the Cold War, the U.S. government invoked the pretext of Russian interference to justify a range of crimes, including the assassination of Congolese Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba, the overthrow of Pan-Africanist hero Kwame Nkrumah, the arrest of Nelson Mandela and intervention in the Angolan civil war. | Just when we thought that that era had passed, the House of Representatives on April 27 passed the "Countering Malign Russian Influence Activities in Africa" Act by a 415-9 vote. | The bill in part would direct the U.S. Secretary of State, using "detailed intelligence," to identify in Africa "local actors…

_____ (2022-06-19). The Nuclear Weapons Treaty Ban in the Footsteps of 1982's Million-Person March. popularresistance.org Last Sunday marked the 40th anniversary of the June 12, 1982 million-person march in New York City for a "freeze" on nuclear weapons building, followed two days later by a mass nonviolent action at the consular offices of nuclear weapons states. Some 1,700 people, myself included, were arrested as we sat in the street blockading the nuclear-armed consulates, confronted by horse-mounted cops literally chomping at the bit while we nervously stared up at the menacing police singing We Shall Not be Moved. | We were moved out of the street that day in 1982, but the movement wasn't deterred. We've pushed on for decades…

_____ (2022-06-19). UK Government Approves Request To Send Assange To US For Trial. popularresistance.org During the Cold War, the U.S. government invoked the pretext of Russian interference to justify a range of crimes, including the assassination of Congolese Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba, the overthrow of Pan-Africanist hero Kwame Nkrumah, the arrest of Nelson Mandela and intervention in the Angolan civil war. | Just when we thought that that era had passed, the House of Representatives on April 27 passed the "Countering Malign Russian Influence Activities in Africa" Act by a 415-9 vote. | The bill in part would direct the U.S. Secretary of State, using "detailed intelligence," to identify in Africa "local actors…

Amarynth (2022-06-19). Economic Rent and Exploitation: Michael Hudson, Shepheard Walwyn. thesaker.is Michael Hudson, Shepheard Walwyn recording May 23, 2022 Part one: www.youtube.com/watch?v=XDo7HykYN9k Part two here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-xWgLertkg Jonathan Brown Michael, welcome to the podcast. Michael Hudson It's good to be here. I'm looking forward…

Amarynth (2022-06-19). How problem solving became the problem in the west. thesaker.is by Denis A. Conroy for the Saker Blog Awoke this morning and thought it was time to review my political convictions as it had become apparent that the war in…

Amarynth (2022-06-19). Sitrep Operation Z: üí• Theme Kalibr Kaboom! thesaker.is By Saker Staff for the Saker Blog This is about the most significant of the last two quiet days. But the silence is over. Some may remember that Military Summary…

Amarynth (2022-06-19). St. Petersburg sets the stage for the War of Economic Corridors. thesaker.is In St. Petersburg, the world's new powers gather to upend the US-concocted "rules-based order" and reconnect the globe their way By Pepe Escobar, posted with the author's permission and cross-posted…

Contributing Writers (2022-06-19). On-Going Washington Support for ISIS/ Commentary by Prof. Anderson. marktaliano.net Tim Anderson 20 Mar 2022 at 7: 48 pm Washington &#1 ; from its bases in Jordan, Israel and al Tanf &#1 ; is fomenting a resurgence of ISIS / DAESH in Daraa and Syria's central desert. Organised resistance from Syrian, Russian and Palestinian forces. From SF 18/03/22. READ MORE: Unit One: Teach Voices from Syria. Syrian Arab …

Dean Baker (2022-06-19). Washington Post Goes Full Looney Tunes in Whipping Up Recession Hysteria. cepr.net If Washington Post reporters and editors had access to the Washington Post, they would know that the Federal Reserve Board was ostensibly worried about the economy growing too rapidly, thereby triggering inflation.

Editor2 (2022-06-19). Ecuador: CONAIE and Unions to Continue National Strike. orinocotribune.com Mobilizations will continue and key roads remain blocked as the indefinite Ecuador-wide protests against the 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

Editor2 (2022-06-19). Ecuador: CONAIE and Unions to Maintain National Strike. orinocotribune.com Mobilizations will continue and key roads remain blocked as the indefinite Ecuador-wide protests against the 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

Fight Back (2022-06-19). Entrevista con el sindicalista venezolano Jacobo Torres de León. fightbacknews.org °Lucha y Resiste! Entrevistó al sindicalista venezolano Jacobo Torres de León, coordinador internacional de La Central Bolivariana Socialista de Trabajadores (CBST) durante la Cumbre de los Trabajadores de las Américas que ocurrió del 10 al 12 de junio en Tijuana, México. | °Lucha y Resiste!: øPor qué está aquí en la Cumbre de los Trabajadores de las Américas? | Jacobo Torres de León: Estamos aquí como respuesta general a la exclusión de Venezuela, Cuba, y Nicaragua de la Cumbre de las Américas por parte de la administración estadounidense. No tienen el derecho de excluir a ningún país. Nosotros…

Galen Sherwin (2022-06-19). Why Fathers Should Join the Fight for Universal Paid Leave. aclu.org When Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg said he would be taking time off from his cabinet position to spend time with his husband Chasten and his two new children, he was But, as the secretary made clear in his response, raising a newborn is…

Jo Vito, Cooper Feste (2022-06-19). Unhoused organizer dies due to Tempe, AZ police neglect. liberationnews.org "I'm going to drown! I'm going to drown!" Sean Bickings shouted from the water of Tempe Town Lake, struggling to stay afloat.

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-19). Daily Round-up | WTO Ministerial meet falls short and more stories. peoplesdispatch.org In this episode, we bring you developments from the World Trade Organization Ministerial, protests for abortion rights in Malta, the agitation against the Omnibus law in Indonesia, and environmental degradation in Brazil…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-19). International Feminist Brigade begins in Venezuela. peoplesdispatch.org Women from the five continents have traveled to Caracas to participate in the I Alexandra Kollontai International Feminist Brigade, which began Friday June 17 and will conclude on June 27. The aim of the brigade is to exchange experiences on women's community organization and in building popular feminism. | There are 29 women from 20 countries, including Swaziland, South Africa, Lesotho, Ghana, Zambia, South Africa, Kenya, Cuba, the United States, Palestine, Morocco, Romania, Turkey, and Iraq, who will tour five Venezuelan states getting to know communes and other popular organizations led by women. | The brigade…

Scorinoco (2022-06-19). MERCOSUR Approves Bolivia's Entry as Full Member into the Bloc. orinocotribune.com On Tuesday, June 14, the President of Paraguay, Mario Abdo Benítez, announced that in his capacity as pro tempore president of "Paraguay has already approved the full entry of the Plurinational State of Bolivia to ME…

Staff (2022-06-19). President Maduro Announces Key Results of International Tour after Return to Venezuela. orinocotribune.com President Nicolás Maduro returned to Venezuela this Saturday, June 18, after completing a wide agenda of cooperation and diplomacy in an international tour that took him to three continents, Africa, Asia and Europe. He arrived at the Simón Bolívar International Airport in Maiquetía, in the state of La Guaira, after having traveled to Tàºrkiye, Algeria, Iran, Kuwait, Qatar, and Azerbaijan. | In statements to the press broadcast on national radio and television, President Maduro said that the world is happy for the comprehensive recovery of Venezuela. | The president highlighted the vision that countries aroun…

Yesenia Puebla (2022-06-19). Chicago community forum addresses epidemic of violence facing U.S. youth. liberationnews.org A common thread among the speakers was the ineffectiveness of Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to curtail violence.

Michael Lyon (2022-06-19). 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#…

Ralph Hutchison (2022-06-19). To Meet Nuclear Threat, US Should Attend Historic Vienna Meeting on Ban Treaty. commondreams.org It is time to break the silence, to tell the whole truth about nuclear weapons. There is a path out of the global peril that is, at this moment, being acutely felt by people around the world.

Staff (2022-06-19). Recorre Díaz-Canel termoeléctricas del occidente cubano. cubadebate.cu Durante la mañana de este domingo, el presidente cubano Miguel Díaz-Canel recorrió las centrales termoeléctricas (CTE) Otto Parellada y Máximo Gómez, donde transcurren intensas jornanas de trabajo para muchos padres que, incluso en su día, estarán del lado del deber.

Staff (2022-06-19). Qué trae la prensa cubana, domingo 19 de junio de 2022. cubadebate.cu

Staff (2022-06-19). Un hombre partido en cuatro. cubadebate.cu Juan Tomás Roig realizó la proeza de estudiar cuatro carreras en Universidad de La Habana de forma simultánea. Estudió en la Facultad de Artes y Letras y en lo que es hoy la Facultad de Biología, donde residía la cátedra de Medicina de la Universidad de La Habana.

Staff (2022-06-19). Armenia, US discuss ties, Karabakh conflict. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) — Armenian Prime Minister and US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs discussed issues on the bilateral relations and the settlement of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-19). Taliban says talked with Iran about Hirmand water share. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) — The Taliban's Ministry of Water and Energy said that during a recent visit to Iran the ministry officials discussed with Iran the problems of implementing the water share agreement between Iran and Afghanistan.

____ (2022-06-19). China has 3,013 higher education institutions. ecns.cn There were 3,013 higher education institutions across China as of , according to the country's latest list of colleges and universities unveiled Friday.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-19). Otro sospechoso del caso de la Amazonía se entrega en Brasil. telesurtv.net Jeferson da Silva Lima, conocido como "Peladinho", tenía una orden de captura pendiente por participar en en los crímenes.

LEPAIO (2022-06-19). 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…

____ (2022-06-19). China Life: Like father, like son. ecns.cn

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-19). Inundaciones en India y Bangladés dejan más de 40 muertos. telesurtv.net Millones de hogares se encuentran bajo el agua tras las torrenciales lluvias que se han registrado en ambos países.

Poor People's Campaign (2022-06-19). Wednesday 6/15: U.S. Congressional Briefing w/ Tesitmony by Poor People's Campaign. indybay.org Online event…

Staff (2022-06-19). Gobierno de Colombia despliega 320 000 efectivos ante segunda vuelta electoral. cubadebate.cu Este domingo, un total de 39 002 239 colombianos asistirán a las urnas con el objetivo de votar en segunda vuelta electoral para escoger al próximo presidente del país, entre Gustavo Petro, líder de la coalición de izquierda Pacto Histórico, y el empresario de la Liga de Gobernantes Anticorrupción (derecha), Rodolfo Hernández.

Staff (2022-06-19). Visita del presidente cubano al Fanguito: Cuando la esperanza dice la última palabra (+ Fotos). cubadebate.cu Como parte del seguimiento a las acciones de transformación en barrios afectados recientemente por las inundaciones, la barriada El Fanguito del capitalino municipio Plaza de la Revolución, recibió en la mañana de este sábado la visita del Primer Secretario del Comité Central del Partido Comunista y presidente de la República, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, y del Miembro del Buró Político y primer ministro, Manuel Marrero Cruz.

USC School of Public Policy (2022-06-19). Thursday 6/23: Roe v. Wade: What Happens Next w/ Women's Health, Abortion Access & National Discourse? indybay.org Online via Zoom – FREE…

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-06-19). Presidente de Perú convoca a cumbre regional sobre migración. telesurtv.net Exhortó a los mandatarios de Ecuador, Colombia, Brasil, Bolivia y Chile a realizar ese encuentro en Perú.

Alliance for Justice w (2022-06-19). Thursday 7/7: 'Presumed Guilty: How SCOTUS Empowered Police & Subverted Civil Rights' Book Talk w/ AFJ. indybay.org Online event…

Staff (2022-06-19). Iran torpedoes could severely impact structure of US carriers. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) — An American website has published a report on the Iranian navy's capabilities to pose a credible threat to US carriers and concluded that the torpedoes Iran possesses could severely impact the structure of a US carrier.

Staff (2022-06-19). Iran, Kazakhstan sign 9 cooperation documents. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) — Nine cooperation documents and memorandum of understanding were signed between Iran and Kazakhstan in the presence of the presidents of the two countries Ebrahim Raeisi and Kassym-Jomart Tokayev.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-19). Presidente Maduro destaca resultados de gira internacional por Euroasia y norte de àÅfrica. telesurtv.net "Hemos tenido una agenda muy intensa, hemos recorrido toda esa zona de Eurasia y el norte de África, desarrollando conversaciones a profundidad", enfatizó el presidente.

CID, CA Black Power Network (2022-06-19). Wednesday 6/29: CA's Formerly Incarcerated: Accessing Voting Rights in California. indybay.org Online/webinar…

____ (2022-06-19). 60 pct of CEOs worldwide expect recession: survey. ecns.cn More than 60 percent of chief executive officers (CEOs) globally expect a recession in their primary region of operations in the next 12 to 18 months, according to a survey released Friday.

____ (2022-06-19). China refutes U.S. ambassador's remarks over anti-epidemic policy. ecns.cn Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin on Friday refuted remarks by U.S. ambassador to China Nicholas Burns concerning China's dynamic zero-COVID approach.

Staff (2022-06-19). La Tira de los Lectores: Mi foto con papá. cubadebate.cu Vuelve La Tira de los Lectores, esta vez dedicada al Día de los Padres.Hace unos días lanzamos esta convocatoria y publicamos tus imágenes en nuestra página y redes sociales.

Staff (2022-06-19). 2 police officers reportedly injured in car chase in Vatican. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) — A terror alert was triggered in the Vatican City ahead of Pope Francis' Sunday prayer after an Albanian crashed his car through security barriers near St. Peter's Square, media reported.

BEDO (2022-06-19). Thursday 6/16: Climate Grief & Eco-Anxiety Workshop. indybay.org Online workship…

Ramzy Baroud (2022-06-19). Palestinians 'Are Bound to Win': Why Israelis Are Prophesying the End of Their State. commondreams.org Barak, Netanyahu, and Morris are all right: Israel will not exist as a 'Jewish state' for much longer.

Staff (2022-06-19). Israeli regime FM to visit Turkiye to discuss security issues. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) — Israeli occupying regime's foreign minister Yair Lapid will pay a visit to Turkiye to discuss security issues with Turkish officials on Thursday.

Joseph Stiglitz (2022-06-19). The US Could Lose the New Cold War With China and Russia. commondreams.org Other countries will not want to ally themselves with a power that rests on increasingly uncertain economic, social, and political foundations.

Roberto J De Lapuente (2022-06-19). 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.

Staff (2022-06-19). El tiempo: Lluvias y tormentas eléctricas en la mitad occidental del país. cubadebate.cu Amanecerá nublado desde Camagàºey hasta Guantánamo y con poca nubosidad en el resto del país. Desde el final de la mañana se nublará desde Pinar del Río hasta Sancti Spíritus, con algunos chubascos, lluvias y tormentas eléctricas, que en la tarde llegarán a ser numerosos en zonas del interior y costa norte.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-19). 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…

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-19). Another ISIL prison break reported in SDF-controlled areas. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) — Local Syrian sources have reported another prison break by the ISIL terrorists in SDF-controlled areas but this time in Raqqa.

US Gov; C-Span; Common Cause (2022-06-19). Tuesday 6/21: January 6th Hearings Day 4 (livestream & analysis). indybay.org Online via livestream…

Staff (2022-06-19). Registran intensa ola de calor en varias naciones de Europa. cubadebate.cu La ola de calor que golpea el sur de Europa desde hace varios días se extendió y amplificó este sábado a toda Francia, donde se esperan récords de temperaturas. Un total de 14 departamentos del sur y suroeste del país están en alerta roja, donde amplias zonas tendrán temperaturas entre 38 y 41 grados, con picos de hasta 42.

Staff (2022-06-19). Más de 550 000 viajeros han llegado a Cuba entre enero y mayo. cubadebate.cu El arribo de viajeros internacionales a Cuba entre enero y mayo subió un 640 % en términos interanuales, al sumar en esos cinco meses 564 847 visitantes, informó la Oficina Nacional de Estadística e Información de Cuba (ONEI). La cifra -próxima a la que registró la Isla en todo el año pasado- incluye los viajes de negocios y los desplazamientos por motivos personales.

TeleSUR, yart, JGN (2022-06-19). Asesor de Seguridad Nacional de EE.UU. da positivo a Covid-19. telesurtv.net La Casa Blanca confirmó el jueves que el presidente Biden, quien saldrá de gira pronto, dio negativo a la enfermedad.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-19). 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…

Staff (2022-06-19). Iranian, Turkish FMs discuss regional issues, bilateral ties. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and his Turkish counterpart Mevlàºt àáavu≈üoƒülu on Sunday held a phone call, discussing Tehran-Ankara bilateral ties and several regional issues.

____ (2022-06-19). Xi underscores improved capability in fighting corruption to ensure full victory. ecns.cn Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, urged coordinated improvement to guarantee that officials do not have the audacity, opportunity, or desire to engage in corruption.

Staff (2022-06-19). Cuadrando la Caja: Este domingo, sobre las empresas con pérdidas. cubadebate.cu Cuadrando la Caja, nueva propuesta televisiva para debatir, cuestionar y llegar a consensos desde el socialismo cubano sobre temas económicos, tendrá su segunda emisión este domingo a las 7: 00 p.m. por el canal Caribe. øEn la lógica del socialismo cubano, cómo procedemos ante empresas con pérdidas? øSe cierran? øQué le pasa a sus trabajadores?

____ (2022-06-19). Chinese president addresses 25th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday attended and addressed the plenary session of the 25th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in virtual format upon invitation.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-19). 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…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-19). 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…

Party for Socialism & Liberation (2022-06-19). Saturday 6/18: Pride Month Film Screening: MAJOR! (2015). indybay.org In-person: 2969 Mission St, SF | Virtual: bit.ly/major-sf

TeleSUR, JL (2022-06-19). Cierran planta fundidora tras casos de intoxicaciones en Chile. telesurtv.net El presidente de Chile, Gabriel Boric, ratificó la decisión tras conocerse los casos de intoxicación y enfatizó que no iba a dejar solas a las familias de los trabajadores.

____ (2022-06-19). Beijing cuts off bar-linked COVID-19 transmission chain. ecns.cn Beijing has virtually cut off the transmission chain of a COVID-19 cluster related to a bar, and the epidemic situation in the city is improving, local authorities said Saturday.

Staff (2022-06-19). Pakistani energy min. arrives in Tehran for bilateral talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) — Pakistani energy minister Khurram Dastagir Khan arrived in Tehran Sunday to hold talks with Iranian officials on the expansion of bilateral cooperation.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-19). Julian Assange apelará extradición a Estados Unidos. telesurtv.net La defensa del periodista afirmó que existe la posibilidad de que en EE.UU. el periodista australiano no tenga un juicio justo.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-19). 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…

Disability Rights California (2022-06-19). 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…

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-19). 1st Kazakh freighter crossing Iran en route to Europe: Raeisi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) — The Iranian president Ebrahim Raeisi said Sunday in a meeting with visiting Kazakh president that the first freighter train left Tehran for Turkey to mark the start of using Iran for transiting Kazakh goods to Europe.

Staff (2022-06-19). Unidad seis de la termoeléctrica Antonio Maceo se incorpora al Sistema Electroenergético. cubadebate.cu Con la sincronización de la unidad seis de la termoeléctrica Antonio Maceo (Renté) -para aportar al Sistema Electroenergético Nacional 60 MW-, sus trabajadores acaban de cumplir el compromiso contraído con el pueblo durante la reciente visita del primer secretario del Comité Central del Partido y presidente de la República, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-19). Varios países de Europa atraviesan intensa ola de calor. telesurtv.net El fenómeno meteorológico se extiende desde el norte de África a España y Francia, pero también afecta a Italia e incluso al Reino Unido.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-19). Numerosos incendios forestales siguen sin control en España. telesurtv.net La situación en Cataluña y Navarra se ha vuelto crítica, a pesar de recientes lluvias y bajadas en temperaturas.

____ (2022-06-19). China's renewable energy capacity expands in first five months. ecns.cn China's installed capacity of renewable energy registered double-digit growth in the first five months of the year as the country strived to reach its carbon peaking and carbon neutrality goals.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-19). 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…

Staff (2022-06-19). Iran-Kazakhstan high-ranking delegations hold talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) — Chaired by the presidents of the two countries, a meeting of the Iran-Kazakhstan high-ranking delegations was held on Sunday.

Venneikia Williams, Diamond K. Hardiman (2022-06-19). This Juneteenth, What Freedom Stories Will You Tell? commondreams.org We need to reconstruct media systems built on violence, specifically anti-Black violence.

TeleSUR, JL (2022-06-19). Confirman nueva masacre en Colombia, la número 47 en el 2022. telesurtv.net Además de las 47 masacres, el país registra 88 líderes sociales y 21 excombatientes asesinados durante el año.

Party for Socialism & Liberation (2022-06-19). Friday 6/17: Forum: Pride Month & Revolutionary LGBTQ Struggle. indybay.org In-person: 2969 Mission St, SF | Virtual: bit.ly/pride-means-resist

Staff (2022-06-19). US biggest obstacle to international recognition of Taliban. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) — The US is the biggest obstacle to recognition of Afghanistan's governing body, a Taliban spokesperson said, claiming that the group has met "all the conditions" for its diplomatic recognition at the international level.

____ (2022-06-19). China Life: Touching moments of fathers with kids. ecns.cn

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-19). 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…

TeleSUR, yart, JGN (2022-06-19). Región autónoma española de Andalucía vive elecciones este domingo. telesurtv.net Unos 6.6 millones de andaluces podrán ejercer su derecho al voto, de ellos, 263.430 lo harán desde el exterior.

Nayvin Gordon (2022-06-19). Aliens Tried to Save Planet Loco (A parable). indybay.org Global Warming, the human-animal and aliens–a parable…

Frank Hammer (2022-06-19). Open Letter To Labor Notes About Relationship To US NED Funded AFL-CIO "Solidarity Center" indybay.org Retired UAW Local 909 president Frank Hammer challenges Labor Notes about their relationship with the US NED funded "Solidarity Center" in Mexico and the US. The AFL-CIO International Departmen AIFLD t was involved in the attack and murder of Mexico City Ford workers yet Labor Notes has refused to cover this issue and the fact that the "Solidarity Center" is now receiving $75 million a year from the National Endowment for Democracy which was set up by the US government and CIA.

Staff (2022-06-19). Yet another explosion reported in Afghan capital. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) — Local Afghan media said Sunday that an explosion was heard in the Afghan capital of Kabul.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-19). 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…

Labor Video Project (2022-06-19). On Juneteenth Weekend Parents, Teacher & Student Speak Out At Liberated Parker Elementary. indybay.org On the Juneteenth weekend a student, parents and a teacher spoke out at the occupied Parker Elementary school which has turned into a liberation school in Oakland.

____ (2022-06-19). 1 killed in Shanghai petrochemical company fire. ecns.cn One person was killed after a fire broke out at a petrochemical enterprise in China's Shanghai early on Saturday, the company said.

Staff (2022-06-19). Memorial Barrientos: Yaimé y Reginfo destacan en la primera jornada (+ Video). cubadebate.cu Los éxitos de Yaimé Pérez y Shainer Reginfo matizaron la jornada inaugural del Memorial Barrientos de atletismo, una cita que inició este sábado en el Estadio Panamericano con presencia internacional. Algunas notas interesantes para los cubanos envueltos en la lucha por la clasificación rumbo a Oregon 2022 también marcaron el día.

____ (2022-06-19). China subsidizes over 69 mln people in accessing basic medical insurance in Q1. ecns.cn China's healthcare security authorities have subsidized 69.33 million people to incorporate them into the country's basic medical insurance scheme during the first quarter of this year.

Angela (2022-06-19). Saturday 6/18: Free virtual screening of the documentary film "My Safad" indybay.org

City Lights Booksellers & Pub. (2022-06-19). Wednesday 6/29: Decolonial Futures & Environmental Justice: Panel Talk w/ Ecofeminist Dr. Vandana Shiva. indybay.org Virtual event via Zoom…

TeleSUR, JL (2022-06-19). Camioneros en Paraguay se movilizarán por alza de combustibles. telesurtv.net De acuerdo al sector de transportes, se solicita al Gobierno que los escuchen y se instale una mesa de diálogo para poder solucionar el problema.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-19). 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…

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-19). Iranian par cyclists clinch gold, silver medals in Asia event. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) — The Iranian para cyclists, Mehdi Mohammadi and Behrouz Farzad from Iran won a gold medal and silver medal in the 4000 meters Team Pursuit category at Asian Track Cycling Championship underway in New Delhi, India.

Monterey Peninsula Pride (2022-06-19). Saturday 7/23: Monterey Peninsula Pride Parade & Celebration 2022. indybay.org CELEBRATION: Custom House Plaza – Monterey State Historic Park, Olivier Street and Scott Street, Monterey, CA 93940 | PRIDE PARADE: starts at Alvarado Street and Polk Street in Monterey @ 11 AM…

Anonymous349 (2022-06-19). Military Situation In Syria On June 19, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On June 19, the Russian Ministry of Defence recorded no hostilities and ceasefire violations in Idlib region in the past 24 hours | On June 19, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled YPG positions near Marea | On June 19, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SDF positions near Tal Tamar | On June 18, intra-clashes between Turkish-backed factions were reported in Al-Bab city | On June 18, three SAA servicemen were killed in ISIS attack near Sukhnah | MORE…

____ (2022-06-19). Fire breaks out in Shanghai's petrochemical firm. ecns.cn A fire broke out at a petrochemical enterprise in China's Shanghai early on Saturday, the company said on its Weibo account.

____ (2022-06-19). Chinese ambassador calls for further deepening China-New Zealand friendship. ecns.cn Chinese Ambassador to New Zealand Wang Xiaolong called here Saturday for carrying forward the spirit of Rewi Alley to further deepen the friendship between China and New Zealand and their peoples.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-06-19). Consejos para comer sushi sin riesgos a la salud. telesurtv.net El sushi es elaborado a base de arroz cocido adobado con vinagre de arroz, azúcar y sal, y relleno de distintos ingredientes, salmón o camarón en su mayoría.

____ (2022-06-19). China accomplishes world's 1st optical all-sky survey by commercial telescope. ecns.cn China's commercial space telescope Yangwang-1 completes an optical survey of the whole sky.Su Meng, the founder and CEO of Origin Space, said during its stay in orbit, Yangwang-1 carried out sky survey observation, atmospheric luminous observation, night remote monitoring and asteroid observation.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-06-19). Inicia en Colombia balotaje para elegir a nuevo presidente. telesurtv.net Petro, postulado por Pacto Histórico, y Hernández, de la Liga de Gobernantes Anticorrupción, obtuvieron el primero y segundo puestos, respectivamente, en la primera vuelta.

Oakland Privacy (2022-06-19). Wednesday 7/13: Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State. indybay.org Please email contact@oaklandprivacy.org a few days before the meeting to get up-to-date location information or obtain Zoom meeting access info.

____ (2022-06-19). Iran hosted Afghan refugees despite oppressive US sanctions. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) — Islamic Republic of Iran is one of the largest countries which has hosted Afghan refugees despite continuation of cruel and oppressive sanctions imposed by the United States against the country.

____ (2022-06-19). 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.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-19). Presidente colombiano Iván Duque afronta nueva orden de arresto. telesurtv.net En esta nueva orden de arresto domiciliario contra Duque por desacato se incluye a la ministra de Cultura, Ángelica Mayolo.

____ (2022-06-19). Xinjiang expands investment in energy sector. ecns.cn Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in northwest China has been expanding investment in the energy sector in a bid to reinforce its status as a key energy base of the country.

Staff (2022-06-19). Unión Eléctrica: Se pronostican afectaciones al servicio este domingo por déficit de generación. cubadebate.cu La Unión Eléctrica pronostica para este domingo una máxima afectación de 300 MW en el horario del mediodía; mientras que para el horario pico estima un déficit de 143 MW, por lo cual, de mantenerse las condiciones previstas, existirán afectaciones en el servicio hasta las 23: 30 horas.

Staff (2022-06-19). Argentine President rejects anti-Iranian allegations. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) — The Argentine president has rejected allegations about a Venezuelan plane with several Iranian crew members was grounded in the country.

Pod Save America (2022-06-19). Sunday 6/19: Pod Save America (A)Live Tour 2022 w/ Rep. Lee in Oakland. indybay.org Fox Theater, 1807 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94612 | Masks Required. COVID Safety rules: thefoxoakland.com/venue-info/health-safe…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-19). 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…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-19). 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…

KD>>MovingGround (2022-06-19). Saturday 7/2: the NETWORK project. indybay.org Djerassi Resident Artist Program | 2325 Bear Gulch Road | Woodside, CA 94062…

____ (2022-06-19). "Chinese Bridge" language competition held online in Croatia. ecns.cn The 21st "Chinese Bridge" language competition for foreign college students and the 15th such competition for secondary school students in Croatia were successfully held via video on Saturday.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-19). 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…

TeleSUR, yart, JGN (2022-06-19). Protesta en Brasil pide justicia por asesinados en la Amazonía. telesurtv.net Ambos desaparecidos fueron baleados, descuartizados y enterrados, según dijeron las autoridades.

____ (2022-06-19). Kazakh pres. visits exhibition of Iran knowledge-based firms. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) — Kazakhstan president Kassym-Jomart Tokayev visited the exhibition of Iranian knowledge-based companies on Sunday evening.

____ (2022-06-19). WTO secures unprecedented package of trade outcomes at Ministerial Conference. ecns.cn As the 12th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) closed at dawn on Friday, multilaterally negotiated outcomes on a series of key trade initiatives have been secured.

Gillian Branstetter (2022-06-19). How Trans Joy Can Transcend and Help Counter Vicious GOP Attacks. commondreams.org When forces larger than us try to break our spirit, we can respond as forcefully and effectively with joy as we can with anger, defiance, and protest.

TeleSUR, JL (2022-06-19). Denuncian atentado contra presidente de la Conaie en Ecuador. telesurtv.net De acuerdo a la Conaie, Iza Salazar salió ileso del atentado.

____ (2022-06-19). Huawei holds 1st 'SFTF Alumni Reunion' in Tunisia. ecns.cn The Chinese tech giant Huawei held on Saturday the opening ceremony of its first "Seeds For the Future (SFTF) Alumni Reunion — North Africa 2022" in the Tunisian capital of Tunis.

Joseph Bouchard (2022-06-19). The Death of Neoliberalism in Ecuador. commondreams.org Like in 2019, these protests will be a test of the determination of the current government for austerity measures and neoliberal policies.

____ (2022-06-19). China's auto exports in May hit monthly high this year. ecns.cn China's automobile exports surged 73 percent month on month in May, hitting a record high for 2022, industry data showed.

Catherine Crockett (2022-06-19). 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.)…

Staff (2022-06-19). Europa acude a sus reservas de gas para el invierno tras reducción del suministro ruso. cubadebate.cu La reciente disminución en el flujo de gas del gasoducto Nord Stream, que desde Alemania surte con gas natural a otros países de Europa, desencadenó una caída en los niveles de almacenamiento de los operadores. Por ello, las empresas energéticas se han visto obligadas a recurrir a las reservas de gas que normalmente utilizan durante la temporada de invierno.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-19). Ejército ruso destruye instalaciones de almacenamiento en Ucrania. telesurtv.net Los objetivos fueron las instalaciones de refinación de petróleo y almacenamiento de combustible en Kremenchug y Lisichansk, en Ucrania oriental.

____ (2022-06-19). Iran, Kazakhstan emphasize broadening trade, economic ties. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) — Economic and trade ties between Iran and Kazakhstan will be enhanced with the facilitation of issuance of visa for traders and economic activists.

TeleSUR, rp, JGN (2022-06-19). Uruguay conmemora natalicio de prócer José Artigas. telesurtv.net El hondo pensamiento republicano de José Artigas lo llevó a ser considerado entre los grandes próceres de América.

TeleSUR, JL (2022-06-19). Canciller ruso: Nos oponemos a la expansión de doctrina Monroe. telesurtv.net "Nuestro compromiso con el derecho internacional se opone a los intentos de extender la Doctrina Monroe no sólo a América Latina, sino a todo el mundo", señaló el canciller ruso.

TeleSUR, yart, SH (2022-06-19). Israel bombardea posiciones de Hamás en la franja de Gaza. telesurtv.net Pese a que la agrupación de resistencia islámica Hamás no reivindicó el ataque contra posiciones israelíes, Israel decidió bombardeó varios puntos.

_____ (2022-06-19). Canada Steps Up Surveillance of Indigenous Peoples To Push Fossil Fuel Pipelines Forward. popularresistance.org Canadian police and security forces have intensified their surveillance and harassment of Indigenous people in recent months in an effort to clear the way for the construction of two long-distance oil and gas pipelines in British Columbia, earning the condemnation of international human rights observers. | "The Governments of Canada and of the Province of British Columbia have escalated their use of force, surveillance, and criminalization of land defenders and peaceful protesters to intimidate, remove and forcibly evict Secwepemc and Wet'suwet'en Nations from their traditional lands," the United Nations Committe…

____ (2022-06-19). Eastern Chinese city sees rise in China-Europe freight train trips. ecns.cn Loaded with automobiles and auto parts, a China-Europe freight train departed on Friday from Hefei, the capital of east China's Anhui Province, heading for Almaty in Kazakhstan.

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-06-19). Franceses acuden a las urnas para elegir a nueva Asamblea General. telesurtv.net En la primera vuelta con alto abstencionismo la alianza liderada por Macron alcanzó el 25.75 por ciento de los votos.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-19). 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…

____ (2022-06-19). China to allow more international flights. ecns.cn China's civil aviation authority said Friday that it is discussing with its counterparts in certain countries the possibility of gradually increasing international passenger flights in and out of the country.

____ (2022-06-19). China sees progress in stabilizing employment. ecns.cn China is steadily carrying out measures to keep jobs stable and has helped 1.96 million unemployed people return to the workforce in the first five months of the year, an official said Friday.

____ (2022-06-19). Cradle of Civilization: Niuheliang Site. ecns.cn The Niuheliang site lies on a mountain ridge bordering Jianping county and Lingyuan city in Chaoyang, Northeast China's Liaoning province. The site dates back to between 5,500 and 5,000 years ago, a time period in the late Neolithic era and defined by Chinese archaeologists as the Hongshan Culture.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-19). 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…

____ (2022-06-19). Beijing resumes normal operation of all subway stations. ecns.cn All metro stations in Beijing that were closed due to epidemic prevention and control resumed operation on Sunday, according to the municipal transport commission."ÄÄ"ÄÄThe bus services that were earlier halted in Fengtai District have also resumed operation, according to Beijing Public Transport Group.

Institute of Contemporary Art San José (2022-06-19). 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…

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-19). Conaie anuncia que continuará paro nacional en Ecuador. telesurtv.net Dirigentes minimizaron aumento de bono, subsidio de úrea, condonación de deudas y créditos para el agro.

____ (2022-06-19). Chinese mainland reports 11 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases. ecns.cn The Chinese mainland on Friday reported 11 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including five in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, four in Liaoning, and one each in Beijing and Shanghai, the National Health Commission said Saturday.

____ (2022-06-19). Chinese scientists identify genes for more heat-tolerant rice. ecns.cn Chinese scientists found two genes in rice that can make the staple crop more heat-resistant, providing a new way for breeding highly thermotolerant crops.

Orchard City Indivisible (2022-06-19). Saturday 7/16: UpCycle: 4th Annual Rummage Sale Fundraiser for ACLU & Other Orgs. indybay.org Parking lot at Campbell United Church of Christ, 400 West Campbell Avenue, Campbell, CA 9 08. | Masks Required…

Strike Debt Bay Area (2022-06-19). Saturday 7/16: Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: The Red Deal – Indigenous Action to Save Our Earth. indybay.org Email strike.debt.bay.area@gmail.com a few days beforehand for the the online invite.

Party for Socialism & Liberation (2022-06-19). Thursday 6/23: Pride Month Film Screening: Pride (2014). indybay.org In-person: 2969 Mission St, SF | Virtual: bit.ly/pride-sf

Staff (2022-06-19). Celebra Colombia segunda vuelta electoral. cubadebate.cu Cerca de 40 millones de ciudadanos están convocados a participar en la nueva jornada electoral, que comenzará a las 08: 00 horas locales (13: 00 GMT) y concluirá a las 16: 00 horas locales (21: 00 GMT). Para ello, se han habilitado más de 12 500 puestos en el país con poco más de 102 000 mesas.

SisterSong, BFF,, multiple partners (2022-06-19). Saturday 6/18: Black Bodies, Black Power: Abortion Access Rally & March on SCOTUS (livestream). indybay.org Protest at SCOTUS livestream; Take action from anywhere!

Anonymous811 (2022-06-18). Overview Of Russian Strikes On Targets In Ukraine On June 13-17. southfront.org Broken and abandoned fighting vehicle | The developments of June 13-17 on frontlines in Ukraine were marked by tactical successes of Russian forces in the region of Donbass amid the stabilization of the frontline in other sectors. In general, the most intense fighting is ongoing in the Severodonetsk-Lysichansk area and around Slavyansk. The situation is also tense in the Kharkiv region, where isolated clashes are ongoing in the north of the provincial capital, and in Mykolaiv and Kherson Regions. The rest…

____ (2022-06-18). There Is A Reason I Don't Take Mearsheimer's "Realism" Seriously. smoothiex12.blogspot.com Realistically speaking he is a second rate geopolitical thinker who loves to claim to be a realist. There are NO world-class geopolitical thinkers in the West today for reasons which I explained on many occasions: most "thinkers" do not grasp the nature of modern military power because they lack background for understanding all technological intricacies and ways escalation dominance affects the balance of power. Yes, there are very few people of the scale of Douglas MacGregor who get it, but these exceptions merely confirm the rule. The actual claim to "authority" in geopolitics by Mearsheimer has nothing to do w…

_____ (2022-06-18). Ukraine — The US Is Moving Towards Escalation. popularresistance.org The catastrophic economic consequences of the 'western' proxy war with Russia are setting in. As a result the high inflation, caused by supply side constrains due to sanctions and far too much spending, will ruin the middle classes of many countries. | To those who did not wear blinders and who knew of the real economies of the 'west' and Russia this was very predictable and predicted: | The U.S. is pushing its European 'allies' to commit economic suicide by sanctioning everything Russia. The U.S. should be more careful. It is one of the biggest buyers of Russian oil and its aircraft industry depends on titanium…

Editor (2022-06-18). UN slams Ukrainian attack on Donetsk maternity hospital. mronline.org The United Nations called the shelling of the maternity hospital in Donetsk a breach of humanitarian law.

Eva Bartlett (2022-06-18). Western media and politicians prefer to ignore the truth about civilians killed in Donetsk shelling. mronline.org Following intense Ukrainian shelling of Donetsk on June 13, some Western media sources, in tandem with outlets in Kiev, unsurprisingly claimed that the attack—which killed at least five civilians and struck a busy maternity hospital—was perpetrated by Russian forces.

Anonymous349 (2022-06-18). Military Situation In Ukraine On June 18, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck AFU fuel storage in Kremenchug with high-precision missiles | Russia struck AFU fuel storage in Lisichansk with high-precision missiles | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Avdeevka with high-precision missiles | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Zhelannoe with high-precision missiles | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Ochertino with high-precision missiles | On June 17, 160 AFU members were killed and 12 military vehicl…

Staff (2022-06-18). Johnson: Britain to provide more weapons, trainers for Ukraine war. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Interfax-UkraineJune 17, 2022 UK ready to continue to provide military equipment to Ukraine, train servicemen using these weapons — Johnson Great Britain is ready to continue to provide weapons to Ukraine and to train the servicemen to use these weapons, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said. "We will continue as we have from the …

Staff (2022-06-18). Ukraine in its previous borders no longer possible: Zakharova. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) — The Russian Foreign Ministry's official spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova, said it was no longer possible for Ukraine to return to its previous borders.

Staff (2022-06-18). UK offers new military aid to Ukraine. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson offered a major new military training program that includes training dozens of troops to enhance their skills and resistance.

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-18). Report: US MQ-1C Gray Eagle Drone Sale to Ukraine Has Been Paused. news.antiwar.com Reuters reported on Friday that a Biden administration plan to sell Ukraine four MQ-1C Gray Eagle drones to Ukraine The MQ-1C Gray Eagle can be armed with hellfire missiles and can fly for about 30 hours. If sold to Kyiv, the drone would give Ukrainian forces the capabilities to carry out airstrikes deep inside Russian territory. | Sources told Reuters that the plan to sell the drones to Ukraine was…

Anonymous811 (2022-06-18). Captured US Mercenaries in Eastern Ukraine. southfront.org Alexander Drueke and Andy Huyn | In Ukraine, Russian soldiers continue to catch mercenaries from different countries. Some people claim that they are very ideological and go to fight in Ukraine to support the country. Others come to the front just to make money on 'an easy war with the Russians'. For example, two US mercenaries were recently caught. | The names of the prisoners of war are Alexander Drueke and Andy Huyn. They are both natives of the US state of Alabama. Alexander comes from the city of Tu…

_____ (2022-06-18). The Chris Hedges Report: Struggle Makes Us Human. popularresistance.org The neofascist movements currently rising around the globe differ from the fascist movements of the 20th century. Fascism in the last century arose to break radical workers' movements, many organized by the Communist Party. But the current neofascists, figures such as Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil and Narendra Modi in India, do not need to focus on destroying unions, which have already been decimated by globalization. Instead, they can directly channel the anger of the unemployed and underemployed towards minorities and the vulnerable. | Vijay Prashad addresses these deformations—and explains how we can fight ba…

Amarynth (2022-06-18). Gonzalo Lira: IMPORTANT—A Message for Americans. thesaker.is

John Catalinotto (2022-06-18). Finnish protesters say/ No to NATO, yes to peace. workers.org In response to U.S. attempts to take advantage of the war propaganda to expand NATO to include Finland and Sweden, the anti-war and anti-imperialist movements in both Scandinavian countries have taken to the streets. The photo is of a demonstration June 4 in Helsinki, Finland. The sign in front reads, . . . |

Staff (2022-06-18). NATO Space Command integrated into Baltic war games. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOAllied Air CommandJune 16, 2022 NATO Space Centre integrates with BALTOPS 22 A three-member team from the NATO Space Centre at Allied Air Command headquarters in Ramstein, Germany worked together with multiple Allied and Partner nations to integrate space capabilities within multi-domain operations during NATO's exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 22. During the exercise, the Space …

Staff (2022-06-18). U.S. Air Forces in Europe/Africa integrates with NATO allies in Baltic drills. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. Air Forces in Europe — Air Forces AfricaJune 10, 2022 USAFE integrates with Arctic fighters during exercise Baltic Operations U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft integrated with Swedish, Finnish, German, and U.S. Navy fighters, June 9, during U.S. Naval Forces Europe's exercise Baltic Operations 2022 over the Baltic Sea region. Exercise Baltic Operations 2022, …

Staff (2022-06-18). U.S. military in Europe and NATO "synchronized" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. European CommandJune 10, 2022 USEUCOM, NATO Staff Talks Reinforce Collaboration and Synchronization U.S. European Command and NATO Supreme Headquarters Allied Command Europe leaders met this week for staff talks, reinforcing the strong collaboration and synchronization between the two organizations.During this critical time, our ability to align and synchronize our efforts has never been more …

Scorinoco (2022-06-18). Venezuela to Host Anti-NATO Summit amid Rising Tensions with Colombia. orinocotribune.com By Uriel Araujo — Jun 14, 2022 | Nicolas Maduro's Bolivarian government of Venezuela announced that it will hold an anti-NATO "counter-summit" in San Cristóbal (state of Táchira) on the border with Colombia during June 28-29. Colombia, Washington's main ally in South America, and also a huge

Tanya Wadhwa (2022-06-18). Who will be the next president of Colombia? peoplesdispatch.org Senator Gustavo Petro of the left-wing Historic Pact coalition is running against businessman Rodolfo Hernández of the League of Anti-Corruption Governors movement for the presidency of Colombia in Sunday's run-off vote…

WSWS (2022-06-18). Flooding of Abbott baby formula factory in Michigan forces new shutdown amid severe national shortage. wsws.org Less than two weeks after it reopened the largest baby formula factory in the US, Abbott Laboratories announced that severe thunderstorms and flooding caused by backed-up storm sewers in Sturgis, Michigan, had forced the operation to be shut down again.

Scorinoco (2022-06-18). Cuba Denounces the Harm Inflicted by the US Blockade at WTO Meeting. orinocotribune.com Cuban Deputy Minister for Foreign Trade and Investment Déborah Rivas denounced the economic and social impact of the US blockade on Cuba, on Monday, June 13, at the 12th Ministerial Meeting of the World Trade Organization held in Geneva. | Addressing the delegates present, the Cuban official stated that over the past six decades, the US siege has inflicted damage calculated at more than $1 .4 billion. | "The Cuban economy is small and vulnerable," said Deputy Minister Rivas, "not only for its tiny participation in world trade and its condition of a developing insular state, but also for the grave consequences der…

WSWS (2022-06-18). One in five Canadians eating less due to food price rises, as Liberal government squanders billions on war. wsws.org In April consumers paid 9.7 percent more for groceries than a year ago, the largest increase since 1981. Pasta was up 19.6 percent, cereal 13.9 percent, bread 12.2 percent and fresh fruit 10 percent.

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-18). Iran Building New Underground Nuclear Facility in Response to Israeli Attacks. news.antiwar.com The New York Times reported on Thursday that US and Israeli intelligence officials The report said that attacking the new facility would require the largest bunker-busting bomb the US has in its arsenal, which Israel doesn't possess. But US officials said they weren't "especially alarmed" about the facility since construction will take years to complete. | The Times report…

_____ (2022-06-18). We Need A National Organization To Energize The Fight For Single Payer. popularresistance.org There is a need for a national group of grassroots activists advocating, mobilizing, and organizing exclusively for national single payer. | In the early days of 2021, when it became clear no member of Congress would champion the cause of Medicare for All, a group of long-time health care activists, unionists, grassroots organizers, and progressives met to discuss the need for a national organization to unite activists across the country and rally the movement for national single payer health care free from corporate profits. The activists were frustrated. After all, the Democrats held power in the House, in the…

_____ (2022-06-18). 'Calibrated' Dishonesty: Western Media Coverage Of Venezuela Sanctions. popularresistance.org US sanctions, even by outdated estimates, have killed tens of thousands of Venezuelans. The unilateral policies have been widely condemned by multilateral bodies and human rights experts for their deadly impact, as well as for violating international law (Venezuelanalysis, 9/18/21, 9/15/21, 3/25/21, 1/31/19). | But corporate media readers/viewers in the Global North are completely oblivious to this reality, as establishment outlets have gone out of their way to endorse sanctions by whitewashing their effects altogether (FAIR.org, 6/4/21, 12/19/20)—writing for example, that Washington has "sanctioned the gov…

_____ (2022-06-18). Ecuadorian Indigenous Peoples Say National Strike Continues. popularresistance.org On Friday, the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE) President Leonidas Iza ratified that his organization will maintain the national strike as long as President Guillermo Lasso does not repeal his neoliberal policies and measures. | He also announced that more Indigenous communities will undertake a march from the province of Cotopaxi to Quito City in the next 48 hours, for which his organization is making arrangements to guarantee some food for the thousands of protesters. | In response to what Lasso said during a national television channel on Thursday night, Iza recalled that Ecuadoria…

_____ (2022-06-18). New Global Movement Against Capitalism And For Socialism. popularresistance.org Working class communities around the world are organizing against capitalism. They are also forging a new international movement of solidarity and cooperation in the International People's Assembly. How can organizers build international unity, and oppose the tools used by the ruling class to divide and defeat the popular movements that are expanding democracy while fighting to save the planet? | Brian is joined at the People's Summit for Democracy by Stephanie Weatherbee Brito with the International Peoples' Assembly.

_____ (2022-06-18). Rim Of The Pacific Massive Naval War Maneuvers Will Heighten Tensions. popularresistance.org Many citizens of the 26 RIMPAC countries do not agree with their country's participation in the RIMPAC war games, calling them provocative and dangerous for the region. | The Pacific Peace Network, with members from countries/islands across the Pacific including Guà•han, Jeju Island, South Korea, Okinawa, Japan, Philippines, Northern Mariana Islands, Aotearoa (New Zealand), Australia, Hawai'i and the United States, demand that RIMPAC be cancelled, calling the naval armada "dangerous, provocative and destructive." | The Network's petition for cancellation of RIMPAC states that "RIMPAC dramatically contributes…

_____ (2022-06-18). The Lethality Of Washington's Global Monroe Doctrine. popularresistance.org This past week, as part of its policy to dominate the American hemisphere, the United States government organised the 9th Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles. US President Joe Biden made it clear early on that three countries in the hemisphere (Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela) would not be invited to the event, claiming that they are not democracies. At the same time, Biden was reportedly planning an upcoming visit to Saudi Arabia — a self-described theocracy. Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador questioned the legitimacy of Biden's exclusionary stance, and so Mexico, Bolivia, and Honduras refuse…

_____ (2022-06-18). The Problem With Juneteenth. popularresistance.org "The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free. This involves an absolute equality of personal rights and rights of property between former masters and slaves, and the connection heretofore existing between them becomes that between employer and hired labor. The freedmen are advised to remain quietly at their present homes and work for wages. They are informed that they will not be allowed to collect at military posts and that they will not be supported in idleness either there or elsewhere." General Order Number 3, June 19, 1…

_____ (2022-06-18). What Made Bruno And Dom Targets? popularresistance.org The disappearances of indigenous rights advocate Bruno Pereira and journalist Dom Phillips echo like a tragic cry for help from the Amazon rain forest and its original inhabitants. Today, everyone knows that there, in that pile of leaves that you can see on Google Maps, where the Vale do Javari Indigenous Reserve is located (the second largest in Brazil), two heroes gave up their individual lives to defend the collective lives which are destroyed daily by mining, gold, agribusiness, drug trafficking, predatory fishing and even by religious missionaries — unscrupulous defenders of a god of death. | Bruno Per…

Amarynth (2022-06-18). Meanwhile at the White House. thesaker.is No comment …

Amarynth (2022-06-18). President Putin: St Petersburg International Economic Forum Plenary session. thesaker.is Ed Note: This transcript is not fully complete but we post it because of the renewed DDoS attacks on Russian infrastructure. When it is complete, we will do an update.

Aviva Levine (2022-06-18). Activists call for justice after Cook County Jail inmate found beaten to death in cell. liberationnews.org On June 14, 23-year-old Hatter was found beaten to death in his cell at the jail around 4: 30 a.m.

Carlos Osorio (2022-06-18). Supreme Court rules that Border Patrol cannot be held accountable for excessive force. liberationnews.org This ruling gives federal agents a license to brutalize and retaliate against anyone who dares speak up and demand justice.

Contributing Writers (2022-06-18). Journo Report from Severodonetsk June 17, 2022. marktaliano.net

Contributing Writers (2022-06-18). Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe/ OSCE, Weaponized, not Neutral. marktaliano.net READ MORE:

Editor2 (2022-06-18). Haiti's Cup of Tears is Filled to the Brim. orinocotribune.com By Berthony Dupont &#1 ; Jun 14, 2022 | After so many years of fear, lack of the imagination, and heinous crimes beyond human comprehension, the Haitian people have almost forgotten what it is to be proud of their country. | Instead, they feel abandoned, humiliated, and depressed by their impoverished nation, with its underpaid, overexploited workers and precarious peasantry. Haiti no longer knows how to attract tourists or produce food for export or even to feed itself. Its infrastructure and social services are practically non-existent. Even its hallowed, bustling public squares, once filled with flirting coupl…

Editor (2022-06-18). Notes on a mask-less world. mronline.org Mask-lessness is becoming contagious and normalised in a world that is far from "normal".

Editor (2022-06-18). The necessity of ecosocialist degrowth. mronline.org We need degrowth in industries ranging from armaments and advertising to fast fashion and fossil fuels, together with a dramatic reduction in consumption of the richest 1% who are responsible for 15% of emissions.

Editor (2022-06-18). The truth never mattered at Guantánamo. mronline.org The deceit and lies and cover-ups of the worst moments in post-9/11 history have created an endless stage of hypocrisy for all the world to see.

Editor (2022-06-18). How Our Consumption is Killing Poor Kids in Los Angeles. scheerpost.com By Joshua Frank / CounterPunch It's a gorgeous evening in San Pedro, California. I'm standing on the outskirts of a Little League ballpark that sits atop a knoll overlooking the sprawling Port of Los Angeles and the arching Vincent St. Thomas Bridge. Below is a sea of shipping containers, stacked high like Lego blocks, forming …

Editor (2022-06-18). Migrant Children Jailed in Inhumane Conditions Under Biden. scheerpost.com By Anna Flagg and Julia Preston / During their harrowing journey from Venezuela to the Texas border, the three Zaragoza children liked to imagine the refuge they would find when they reached the United States, a place where they would finally be free from hunger and police harassment and could simply be kids. | Instead, when they reached the border in March, they were detained — dirty with mud from the Rio Grande and shivering with cold — in frigid cinder block cells. They spent sleepless nights…

Editor (2022-06-18). Paul Von Blum: A Personal Legacy of Dissent. scheerpost.com Main entrance to historic part of Charles University complex in Prague | By Paul Von Blum / Original to ScheerPost | On May 13, 2022, I gave the keynote presentation at the Conference on Dissent at Charles University in Prague in the Czech Republic. This Conference attracted speakers from multiple nations as well as students and faculty from Charles and other universities in the Czech Republic. Speakers presented their observations about specific social movements in various countries throughout the world. My talk was broader, offering a perspective about a lifetime of political dissent and its implications for…

HERB (2022-06-18). Moveable Feast Cafe 2022/06/18 … Open Thread. thesaker.is 2022/06/18 19: 30: 01Welcome to the 'Moveable Feast Cafe'. The 'Moveable Feast' is an open thread where readers can post wide ranging observations, articles, rants, off topic and have animate discussions of…

Maureen Clare Murphy (2022-06-18). Israel executes three Palestinians in Jenin. electronicintifada.net Al Jazeera reveals image of bullet that killed Shireen Abu Akleh.

Maxbrichta (2022-06-18). The European Central Bank is Trapped. Here's Why. scheerpost.com By Lyn Alden / Several of the major central banks are stuck in a trap of their own making. | This includes the US Federal Reserve, the Bank of Japan, the European Central Bank, and others. | The credit-based global financial system we have constructed and participated in over the past century has to continually grow or die. It's like a game of musical chairs that we have to keep adding people and chairs to in order for it to never stop. | This is because cumulative debts are far larger than the total currency supply, meaning there are more clai…

Minnie Bruce Pratt (2022-06-18). 'The Empire Strikes Back' ‚àí the U.S.-led new Cold War. workers.org The complete webinar "The Empire Strikes Back: Imperialism's Global War on Multi-Polarity" can be viewed at youtube.com/watch?v=n2XpIchk7g4 In a dynamic June 11 webinar, the Friends of Socialist China brought together a high-powered panel of speakers to explore the latest developments in, and increasing militarization of, the U.S.-led New Cold War. . . . |

Nino Brown (2022-06-18). Liberation Editorial — Juneteenth: Black liberation through revolutionary struggle! liberationnews.org Black militant resistance to oppression will continue so long as capitalism exists…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-18). Daily Round-up| UK approves extradition of Julian Assange. peoplesdispatch.org In today's episode, we bring you the UK government's decision on the extradition of Julian Assange, the sanctioning of nine companies by the US, an Israeli raid in Jenin and mobilizations by Italian migrant groups…

Reem Zubaidi (2022-06-18). Bolivia: Right wing, corporate media rush to defense of convicted dictator Añez. liberationnews.org Powerful U.S. figures are rushing to the defense of former Bolivian dictator Jeanine Añez after she was sentenced to 10 years in prison for her involvement in a 2019 U.S.-backed military coup.

Staff (2022-06-18). Pentagon inspects Bulgarian military outpost. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. European CommandJune 10, 2022 USEUCOM Visit Highlights Value of U.S.-Bulgaria Security Cooperation Senior U.S. European Command leaders visited Bulgaria to discuss current and future security cooperation with Bulgarian defense leaders this week. U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Edward "Hertz" Vaughan, USEUCOM's deputy director for security cooperation, policy, partnering and space capabilities, and a team …

Roger D. Harris (2022-06-18). Summit of the Americas Flops While Workers Summit Exposes Cracks in the Imperial Faàßade. orinocotribune.com By Roger D. Harris &#1 ; Jun 15, 2022 | Valentín, the man next to us in line as we made our way across the international border, asked what we had been doing in Tijuana. We had been at the Valentín, who had been born in Mexico and spent most of his working…

Ron Ridenour (2022-06-18). Could Icelanders Herald Path to Economic Equality with Prosperity and Peace? covertactionmagazine.com Part II of CAM Correspondent Ron Ridenour's Perspective on Near-Pristine Island-Nation (Part 1 here) Little Crime, Murder, Violence—But They Are …

Staff (2022-06-18). China's US Treasury Holdings Fall to Lowest Level in 12 Years. orinocotribune.com China's US Treasury security holdings fell to $1.003 trillion in April, which is the lowest level in 12 years, according to

Staff (2022-06-18). The Mapping Project: "We see the struggle to free political prisoners as an important part of every struggle against oppression" samidoun.net Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network salutes the important work of The Mapping Project, a newly announced initiative that makes clear the links between repressive institutions in the Boston area. The Mapping Project's work presents a clear view of the connections between imperialism, Zionism and associated reactionary forces and how this global analysis is manifested practically …

Alberto Mussetti, Anna Sureda (2022-06-18). [Comment] Second-line CAR T cells for lymphomas. thelancet.com Anti-CD19 chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells have shown huge therapeutical potential in the treatment of aggressive B-cell lymphomas beyond second-line of therapy.1—3 But the use of such therapies as a second-line of therapy is a current matter of debate. At the 2021 American Society of Hematology meeting, results of the three randomised clinical trials addressing this question were presented. The ZUMA7,4 BELINDA,5 and the TRANSFORM6 trials included only patients with aggressive B-cell lymphomas with primary refractory disease or with relapse within 12 months of completion of first-line therapy.

Staff (2022-06-18). Comienza hoy edición 74 del Memorial Barrientos de atletismo. cubadebate.cu La edición 74 del Memorial Barrientos de atletismo, correspondiente al año 2022, comenzará este sábado en el Estadio Panamericano, de La Habana, con una extensa jornada competitiva que incluirá la discusión de más de 20 finales. Sin celebrase desde el 2019 a causa de la pandemia, ese evento que honra la memoria del otrora destacado velocista José Barrientos.

Staff (2022-06-18). Los Pinos y otros lugares. cubadebate.cu La referencia más remota de lo que es la Plaza Roja de La Víbora, la explanada que se abre frente al edificio del instituto preuniversitario, corresponde al 19 de abril de 1905, cuando Josefa de Armas, viuda de Tarafa, y àÅngel Justo Párraga, solicitaron al Ayuntamiento habanero la autorización pertinente para abrir una calle que podía ser Carmen o Vista Alegre.

Anonymous349 (2022-06-18). Meet the New Boss; Putin Reroutes Critical Hydrocarbons Eastward Leaving Europe High-and-Dry. southfront.org ILLUSTRATION IMAGE | Written by Michael Whitney | "Rejection of Russian energy resources means that Europe will become the region with the highest energy costs in the world. This will seriously undermine the competitiveness of European industry which is already losing the competition to companies in other parts of the world…. Our Western colleagues seem to have forgotten the elementary laws of economics, or simply prefer to ignore them." Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation | On Tuesday, Russia…

WSWS (2022-06-18). The January 6 hearings and the ongoing plot against democracy. wsws.org The third hearing of the House January 6 Committee, held Thursday, leaves no doubt that Donald Trump was engaged in an attempt to establish a presidential dictatorship.

Anonymous669 (2022-06-18). Israel Strikes Military Positions In Gaza Following Rocket Attack On Ashkelon (Videos). southfront.org Israeli Air Force Squadron 190 AH-64A Peten, 27 June 2013, Taken by Oren Rozen, Via Wikimedia. | On June 18, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) carried out a series of strikes on positions of the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Palestinian Hamas Movement, in the Gaza Strip. | The strikes were a response to a rocket attack targeted the town of Ashkelon. Palestinian fighters launched a single rocket at the Israeli town, which is located some ten kilometers to the north of Gaza, in the early morning…

Staff (2022-06-18). Reto viral: øCuántos primos tengo? cubadebate.cu Cubadebate te propone un nuevo reto viral tomado de la página de Instagram de RTplayes. Debes descubrir cuántos primos tiene esta persona, si su abuela tiene cuatro hijos y cada hijo tiene cuatro hijos. Déjanos saber en los comentarios si lograste resolver el reto.

Anonymous669 (2022-06-18). Israel Urges All Citizens To Leave Turkey Immediately Over 'Concrete' Iranian Threats. southfront.org A file photo of Iran's IRGC forces in a parade. Source: PressTV | Senior political and security officials in Israel have warned that there were "concrete" Iranian threats to Israelis in Istanbul city and urged all citizens to leave Turkey immediately. | The warning came following unverified

Geoff Watts (2022-06-18). [Obituary] Ursula Bellugi. thelancet.com Neurobiologist who studied Williams syndrome. She was born in Jena, Germany, on Feb 21, 1931 and died in La Jolla, CA, USA, on April 17, 2022 aged 91 years.

WSWS (2022-06-18). Australia: Three hundred bus drivers to strike in Newcastle. wsws.org Private bus operator Keolis Downer has offered workers a 10 percent pay "increase" over four years, a massive wage cut in real terms.

Anand Naidoo (2022-06-18). The Heat: St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. america.cgtn.com Chinese President Xi Jinping renews calls for globalization and partnerships at a major economic summit in Russia.

Richard Heinberg (2022-06-18). Oil Crisis! Surging Inflation! Is This the 1970s Again? commondreams.org If our problems now were on the same scale as they were then, we would have a much better chance of solving them.

Staff (2022-06-18). Ship carrying 3k machete, axes seized in Genaveh. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) — The commander of the border guards in Iran's southern province of Bushehr announced the seizure of a cargo ship carrying 3600 smuggled improvised weapons in Bandar Genaveh on the Persian Gulf on Saturday.

Staff (2022-06-18). US forces deploy air-defense system to air base in Erbil. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) — A security source revealed on Saturday that US forces have deployed an air defense missile system at their Al-Harir Air Base in the Erbil region in the Iraqi Kurdistan region.

Staff (2022-06-18). Tell the ADL: your lies will never silence the movement for Palestinian liberation. samidoun.net Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network is an endorser of the following petition, launched by Jews for Palestinian Right of Return. SIGN THE PETITION: www.change.org/p/tell-the-adl-your-lies-… To add an organizational endorsement, please send a message to jfpror@gmail.com We, the undersigned, unequivocally condemn the Anti-Defamation League's recent slanderous attack on the movement for Palestinian liberation. At the organization's Virtual National …

John Bachtell (2022-06-18). Juneteenth 2022: Demanding a Third Radical Reconstruction of U.S. capitalism. peoplesworld.org Tens of thousands are descending on Washington, D.C. for the historic, multiracial "Moral March on Washington and to the Polls." The march occurs during the Juneteenth Holiday weekend and the growing battle to preserve and extend U.S. constitutional democracy. The march, called by the Poor People's Campaign, aims to mobilize the nation's 140 million Black, …

Jim Spellman (2022-06-18). th anniversary of Watergate. america.cgtn.com years ago, a botched burglary of the Democratic party headquarters at the Watergate building in Washington kicked off a scandal that would bring down a president. Learn more about insider.

____ (2022-06-18). 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.

Adriaan Alsema (2022-06-18). Colombia to hold elections without any ceasefires. colombiareports.com Colombia's second round of elections will be held on Sunday without any ceasefires between the military and illegal armed groups. Guerrilla groups ELN and the Southeastern Bloc did announce a…

Martin Williams (2022-06-18). UK Extradition of Assange Makes Mockery of 'World Press Freedom Day'. commondreams.org Journalism is under attack—yet MPs will line up on Tuesday to pay lip service to 'World Press Freedom Day.'

Ed Holt (2022-06-18). [World Report] Poland to introduce controversial pregnancy register. thelancet.com Members of Parliament and activists have criticised the law, with fears that women might avoid seeking health care. Ed Holt reports.

Yek-Ching Kong, Michelle Ann Eala, Nirmala Bhoo Pathy (2022-06-18). [Correspondence] Supporting cancer survivors in LMICs. thelancet.com The Editors discuss unmet needs of the growing population of cancer survivors.1 Cancer survival rates in many low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs) have seen a rise in the past two decades.2 Amid the increasing number of people surviving cancer, cancer control efforts in these settings are nonetheless largely focused on improving early detection and access to cancer treatment, with very little emphasis on provision of structured supportive care and survivorship care.

Staff (2022-06-18). Ana Gloria Matos: La mujer que vela por los obreros en Felton. cubadebate.cu Ana Gloria Matos es la mujer que vela porque nada "malo" le pase a los obreros de la empresa de mantenimiento a centrales eléctricas. Es una de las encargadas de seguridad y salud del trabajo en la termoeléctrica "Lidio Ramón Pérez", de Felton y lleva 33 años en estas lides de aportar en las reparaciones de centrales eléctricas.

Staff (2022-06-18). President Raeisi's visit to southeast Tehran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) — The Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi paid a visit to southeast of the Tehran Province on Saturday as part of his regular visits to provinces to listen to people and follow up on the implementation of government projects.

Staff (2022-06-18). Iran's Farzad bags gold at Asian para-cycling c'ships. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) — The Asian para-cycling championship in India began Saturday and the Iranian para cyclist, Behrouz Farzad won a gold medal in the 1 km individual pursuit men underway in New Delhi.

Trita Parsi (2022-06-18). Biden's Policy Increasingly Looks Like Trump's Middle East Strategy. commondreams.org The U.S. leader is reportedly planning to offer a security pact—similar to the Abraham Accords finalized under his predecessor—to the autocratic regimes in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

Adriaan Alsema (2022-06-18). The main challenges for Colombia's incoming president. colombiareports.com Colombia's President Ivan Duque will leave the winner of Sunday's election with a flurry of crises and a state apparatus that has been devastated by corruption. The misrule of the…

Staff (2022-06-18). Fidel: Vilma no se inmutaba ante peligro alguno (+ Video). cubadebate.cu En el aniversario 15 del fallecimiento de Vilma Espín, Cubadebate y el sitio Fidel Soldado de las Ideas recuerdan fotos y fragmentos de la reflexión que escribiera Fidel Castro, "Las luchas de Vilma" al momento de su muerte.

Victoria Torres (2022-06-18). UK Home Secretary Approves Extradition of Julian Assange to the US. orinocotribune.com On Friday, June 17, the Home Secretary of the United Kingdom, Priti Patel approved the extradition of Wikileaks founder and editor Julian Assange to the United States, where he potentially faces a 175-year sentence under the draconian Espionage Act. |

| Assange has been accused of 18 charges in the US, of which 17 are associated with espionage. He has been accused of publishing on WikiLeaks large amounts of confidential US military documents and diplomatic cables which, according to the US, have put lives at risk. However, the US authorities have not been able to provide evidence of a single US perso…

WSWS (2022-06-18). Republican lawmakers and officials hail Trump at far-right "Faith and Freedom" event. wsws.org Undeterred by the January 6 Committee's revelations, Republican officials demonstrated their fealty to the ex-president during the three-day Christian-right political conference in Nashville.

Staff (2022-06-18). Saudi attacks on Yemen's Saada leaves several killed, injured. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) — News sources on Friday night reported that 2 people were killed and one other was injured in Saudi attacks on the Yemeni Saada province.

F. William Engdahl (2022-06-18). "We are Human Guinea Pigs": Alarming Casualty Rates for mRNA Vaccines Warrant Urgent Action. globalresearch.ca Official US and EU data confirm alarming numbers of deaths and permanent paralysis as well as other severe side effects from the experimental mRNA vaccines. It is now clear that we are being asked to be human guinea pigs in an experiment that could alter the human gene structure and far worse.

Cécile Manceau, Séverine Lagarde, Sarah Pericart, Xavier Gamé (2022-06-18). [Clinical Picture] Bilateral renal lymphangiomatosis causes swelling and lower back pain. thelancet.com A 19-year-old woman was referred to the emergency unit with a 1-month history of increasing bilateral pain and swelling in her lower back; she reported that the symptoms had recently become worse. The patient did not have a fever and had no recent trauma.

Manlio Dinucci (2022-06-18). How to Destroy Russia. 2019 Rand Corporation Report: "Overextending and Unbalancing Russia" globalresearch.ca Force the adversary to expand recklessly in order to unbalance him, and then destroy him. This is not the description of a judo hold, but a plan against Russia elaborated by the Rand Corporation, the most influential think tank in the USA.

____ (2022-06-18). State-owned companies backbones of China's high-quality growth: official. ecns.cn China's state-owned companies have become backbones in the country's pursuit of high-quality economic development over the past decade, an official said Friday.

Julio F Fiore, Charbel El-Kefraoui, Marc-Aurele Chay, Philip Nguyen-Powanda, Uyen Do, Ghadeer Olleik, Fateme Rajabiyazdi, Araz Kouyoumdjian, Alexa Derksen, Tara Landry, Alexandre Amar-Zifkin, Amy Bergeron, Agnihotram V Ramanakumar, Marc Martel, Lawrence Lee, Gabriele Baldini, Liane S Feldman (2022-06-18). [Articles] Opioid versus opioid-free analgesia after surgical discharge: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised trials. thelancet.com Findings from this meta-analysis support that opioid prescribing at surgical discharge does not reduce pain intensity but does increase adverse events. Evidence relied on trials focused on elective surgeries of minor and moderate extent, suggesting that clinicians can consider prescribing opioid-free analgesia in these surgical settings. Data were largely derived from low-quality trials, and none involved patients having major or major-complex procedures. Given these limitations, there is a great need to advance the quality and scope of research in this field.

Talha Burki (2022-06-18). [World Report] Investigating monkeypox. thelancet.com Monkeypox was discovered in 1958, but scientists are now looking for answers to new questions raised by its continued global spread. Talha Burki reports.

Anonymous349 (2022-06-18). Military Situation In Syria On June 18, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On June 18, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib: 6 &#1 ; in Idlib province, 5 &#1 ; in Aleppo province, 3 &#1 ; in Lattakia province, 2 &#1 ; in Hama province | On June 18, a military vehicle of the SAA was targeted near Tabni town by an IED | On June 18, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SDF positions near Raas al-Ain | On June 17, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SDF positions near Manbij | On June 1…

Staff (2022-06-18). Children of Zanjan sing 'Hello Commander' song. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) — People of Zanjan gathered to perform the epic song themed with generational support for the Islamic Revolution dubbed "Salam Farmandeh" or "Hello Commander."

WSWS (2022-06-18). Workers Struggle: Asia, Australia and New Zealand. wsws.org India: Uttar Pradesh social health workers strike; Punjab: Tarn Taran municipal sanitation workers demand unpaid wages; Western Australia: Shell LNG workers extend strike for higher pay; Queensland BlueCare workers in walkout again.

Staff (2022-06-18). Iran's tourism sees 40% growth: govt. spox. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 18 (MNA) — Iranian government spokesman Ali Bahadori Jahromi, in a tweet, said that Iran's tourism saw a 40 percent growth in 2021.

____ (2022-06-18). Beijing's Fengtai railway station to reopen after expansion. ecns.cn BEIJING, June 17 (Xinhua) — Beijing Fengtai Railway Station, the Chinese capital's oldest, is set to resume services on June 20 after a four-year reconstruction.Once reopened, the station will serve as the terminal for multiple arterial train lines in China, such as the Beijing-Guangzhou High-speed Railway and Beijing-Kowloon Railway, said the China State Railway Group Co., Ltd., the country's railway operator.

Danielle Ofri (2022-06-18). [Perspectives] Memorialising COVID-19. thelancet.com The notifications are more than 2 years old by now, but I still cannot bring myself to delete them from my hospital's electronic medical record (EMR). There is the "expiration alert" that signalled my very first patient to die of COVID-19—a chipper Ecuadorian who had spent months struggling to recover from profound depression, only to fall victim to SARS-CoV-2 in the first weeks of the pandemic. There is the desperate note from a daughter whose father with liver disease was decompensating rapidly at home, but was too afraid of COVID-19 to seek medical attention.

Xiaolu Sun (2022-06-18). The history of Juneteenth. america.cgtn.com CGTN's Toni Waterman spoke with Harrison Eppright, the Manager of Visitor Services and Tour Ambassador for Visit Austin about the historical legacy of Juneteenth.

____ (2022-06-18). New findings at China's Sanxingdui Ruins stun archaeologists. ecns.cn Archaeologists have recently made some stunning discoveries at the famed Sanxingdui Ruins site in southwest China's Sichuan Province. A treasure trove of exquisite bronze, gold and jade wares, including at least 10 bronzewares unearthed for the first time in the history of human civilization, have been excavated at the site.

Ian Vandewalker (2022-06-18). Big Money Behind 'Big Lie' Insurrection Now Flowing Into Midterm Election. commondreams.org Big donors who supported the insurrection and the election denial that inspired it are spending to influence this year's races.

Anonymous669 (2022-06-18). Rockets Hit Turkish Base In Northern Iraq In Response To Recent Deadly Strikes (Photos). southfront.org Turkish army tanks and military personal are stationed in Karkamis on the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern Gaziantep province, Turkey, August 25, 2016. © Umit Bektas / Reuters | Late on June 17, a rocket attack targeted a key base of the Turkish military in the outskirts of the town of Zaylkan in Bashiqa district in the northern Iraqi province of Nineveh. | The Turkish base was targeted with at least five Grad 122 mm rockets. At least two of the rockets landed near the base. However, no casualties or mat…

Staff (2022-06-18). Iran attends 27th TAFISA World Congress. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) — Afshin Mollaei, president of Iran's Sports for All Federation along with sports officials has participated in the 27th TAFISA World Congress.

WSWS (2022-06-18). Global condemnations of Assange extradition order as Australian government refuses to defend persecuted journalist. wsws.org Subject to further legal appeals, the UK order amounts to a death sentence that would place Assange directly in the hands of the US military and intelligence agencies that have sought to destroy him for more than a decade.

____ (2022-06-18). China restores over half of its desertified land. ecns.cn China has restored over half of its manageable desertified land over the past decade, making great strides in addressing desertification, according to the country's forestry authority.

Staff (2022-06-18). Blast in Afghanistan's Helmand leaves causalities. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) — After the explosions and heavy gunfire were reported in Afghanistan's capital on Saturday morning, local Afghan sources reported a new blast in Helmand province.

Paul S Myles, Thuy Bui (2022-06-18). [Comment] Opioid-free analgesia after surgery. thelancet.com Acute pain is near universal after surgery. Opioids have been a mainstay of postoperative analgesia, but current best practice emphasises a multimodal opioid-sparing regimen based on a background of paracetamol, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, or both.1 Opioids are frequently overused, particularly after hospital discharge.1—3…

Labor Video Project (2022-06-18). 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.

Mark Tomlinson (2022-06-18). [Correspondence] Where are the children and adolescents? thelancet.com Despite publishing a key WHO—UNICEF—Lancet Commission1 that made the case for putting children and adolescents at the centre of our thinking, an Editorial commemorating World Health Day 2022 did not mention children or adolescents.2…

Anonymous669 (2022-06-18). Northern Syria Chaos: Turkish-Backed Al-Shamiya Launches Large Attack On Ahrar Al-Sham Over HTS Ties (Video). southfront.org On June 18, the al-Shamiya Front launched a large-scale attack on key positions of the Ahrar al-Sham Movement in the…

Amarynth (2022-06-18). Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's interview with the BBC TV channel, St Petersburg, June 16, 2022. thesaker.is Ed Note: This transcript is not complete and we will issue an update when it is completed. We post it now because of the renewed DDoS attacks on Russian infrastructure.

Johanna Riha, Anju Malhotra, Ayomide Oluseye (2022-06-18). [Correspondence] Gender equality and climate action: lessons from evidence on SRHR. thelancet.com Following the successful Lancet webinar on gender and sustainability, the Lancet Editorial1 on planetary health serves as an important reminder of how essential it is to address gender inequalities for ensuring a healthy planet. In addition to areas for action that the webinar and subsequent Editorial have highlighted, there is an urgent need to identify and exchange evidence-based transferable lessons across sectors.

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-18). "Sri Lanka needs a strong public distribution system, wealth tax and universal welfare measures" peoplesdispatch.org In the second part of an interview with Peoples Dispatch, Ahilan Kadirgamar analyzes the economic crisis faced by Sri Lanka and talks about the steps that need to be taken urgently…

WSWS (2022-06-18). Australian Labor government moves to slash social spending and impose real wage cuts. wsws.org The Albanese government has vowed to cut spending even more than initially flagged straight after the election, and to stifle workers' demands for wages to match inflation.

Michela Antonelli, Joan Capdevila Pujol, Tim D Spector, Sebastien Ourselin, Claire J Steves (2022-06-18). [Correspondence] Risk of long COVID associated with delta versus omicron variants of SARS-CoV-2. thelancet.com The omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 (PANGO B.1.1.529) spread rapidly across the world, out-competing former variants soon after it was first detected in November, 2021. According to the Our World in Data COVID-19 database, In Europe, the number of confirmed cases reported between December, 2021, and March, 2022 (omicron period) has exceeded all previously reported cases. Omicron appears to cause less severe acute illness than previous variants, at least in vaccinated populations. However, the potential for large numbers of people to experience long-term symptoms is a major concern, and health and workforce planners…

Staff (2022-06-18). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on June 18. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) — Mehr News agency takes a look at headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Saturday, June 18.

Staff (2022-06-18). Washington always resorts to lies to cover up its defeats. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) — Iranian President's special envoy for Afghanistan Hassan Kazemi Qomi has responded to former US Secretary of State's remarks, saying that Washington always resorts to lies to cover up its defeats.

Tamara Nassar (2022-06-18). Biden hopes to preside over Israel-Saudi wedding. electronicintifada.net US leader's visit to Saudi Arabia will be first since murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

WSWS (2022-06-18). Mediation fails at railroad talks, Biden likely to appoint Emergency Board. wsws.org Following the declaration of an impasse in mediated contract talks, the negotiations for 130,000 rail workers may be sent to a Presidential Emergency Board.

WSWS (2022-06-18). Future funding for COVID-19 testing and treatment "probably dead" wsws.org A Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing demonstrated that there is no political will to continue to fund the COVID-19 response despite the ongoing threat posed by new, ever more contagious and immune evading variants.

Staff (2022-06-18). Vuelo chárter de la aerolínea World Atlantic restablece las operaciones aéreas entre Holguín y Estados Unidos. cubadebate.cu Como parte del restablecimiento de las operaciones aéreas entre las provincias cubanas y Estados Unidos, un vuelo chárter de la aerolínea World Atlantic, con más de 80 pasajeros procedentes de Miami, Florida, arribó hoy al aeropuerto internacional Frank País García de Holguín. El programa de vuelos incluye dos frecuencias semanales.

Jay Denhart-Lillard (2022-06-18). 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…

Anonymous669 (2022-06-18). HTS Enters Syria's Afrin To Support Ahrar Al-Sham Against Al-Shamiya (Photos, Video). southfront.org On June 18 afternoon, a force of al-Qaeda-affiliated Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), the de-facto ruler the Greater Idlib region, entered the Turkish-occupied area of Afrin in the northern countryside of Syria's Aleppo to support the Ahrar al-Sham Movement which is currently under According to Sy…

Linda C Giudice, Sawsan As-Sanie, Juan C Arjona Ferreira, Christian M Becker, Mauricio S Abrao, Bruce A Lessey, Eric Brown, Krzysztof Dynowski, Krzysztof Wilk, Yulan Li, Vandana Mathur, Qurratul Ann Warsi, Rachel B Wagman, Neil P Johnson (2022-06-18). [Articles] Once daily oral relugolix combination therapy versus placebo in patients with endometriosis-associated pain: two replicate phase 3, randomised, double-blind, studies (SPIRIT 1 and 2). thelancet.com Once-daily relugolix combination therapy significantly improved endometriosis-associated pain and was well tolerated. This oral therapy has the potential to address the unmet clinical need for long-term medical treatment for endometriosis, reducing the need for opioid use or repeated surgical treatment.

Staff (2022-06-18). Qué trae la prensa cubana, sábado 18 de junio de 2022. cubadebate.cu

WSWS (2022-06-18). Tunisian workers hold one-day general strike against rising food prices. wsws.org Workers across Tunisia walked out in protest of President KaàØs SaàØed's plan to rewrite the constitution and slash vital subsidies that keep wheat and bread affordable.

Staff (2022-06-18). Aminzadeh wins golds at 2022 Asia Oceania Open Championships. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) — Ahmad Aminzadeh from Iran claimed two gold medals at the 2022 Asia Oceania Open Para Powerlifting Championships on Saturday.

Staff (2022-06-18). Detention of Asadollah Assadi in Germany against intl. law. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) — A senior Iranian judicial official has described the arrest and imprisonment of Iranian national Asadollah Assadi in Germany as in violation of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations.

WSWS (2022-06-18). Forty-year anniversary of Vincent Chin killing marked amid surge of anti-Asian violence. wsws.org The World Socialist Web Site is re-publishing here an article first posted on the 30th anniversary of the murder of Vincent Chin, which was carried out during a wave of anti-Japanese hysteria fanned by the United Auto Workers union.

Richard Horton (2022-06-18). [Comment] Offline: WHO's hits and misses for mental health. thelancet.com There are few truly watershed moments in medicine and global health. But the publication this month of WHO's World Mental Health Report is one such milestone. It is the agency's first major global foray into mental health for over two decades. Led by Dévora Kestel, who directs the Department of Mental Health and Substance Use in Geneva, WHO aims, in her words, for nothing less than "a transformation" in mental health. 20 years ago, mental health was completely ignored by development experts. There was no mention of mental health in the MDGs.

Staff (2022-06-18). Thousands of Afghan refugees return home each day: Taliban. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) — According to the Information and Culture Department in Nimroz, thousands of Afghan refugees return to Afghanistan from Iran on a daily basis.

Editor (2022-06-18). Stella Assange: 'We Are Going to Fight This'. scheerpost.com By Joe Lauria / Julian Assange's wife and one of his lawyers on Friday vowed to fight the decision of British Home Secretary Priti Patel to sign an extradition order earlier in the day sending imprisoned WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange to the United States to face trial on espionage and computer intrusion charges. | "This is the outcome that we have been concerned about for the last decade," Assange lawyer Jennifer Robinson told a London press conference. "This decision is a grave threat to fr…

____ (2022-06-18). Butterfly dragonfly spotted in Jiangxi. ecns.cn A butterfly dragonfly rests on a lotus flower at a Park in Jiujiang city, east China's Jiangxi Province, June 17, 2022.

WSWS (2022-06-18). Nearly 120 Breakthru Beverage drivers in Illinois strike after overwhelmingly rejecting Teamsters agreement. wsws.org Breakthru drivers responded to the deal brought back by the Teamsters with contempt. 89 voted "No," only 10 voted "Yes" and the workers immediately authorized a strike.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-06-18). 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)…

____ (2022-06-18). 1st Kazakhstan-Turkey transit train arrives in Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) — Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran-Turkey rail transit train, carrying a containerized sulfur cargo of Kazakhstan, has arrived in Iran from Incheh Borun Border on Friday morning and will soon arrive in Tehran.

____ (2022-06-18). China has world largest monitoring network for disease, health risk factors. ecns.cn China has established the world's largest monitoring network for disease and health risk factors, the National Health Commission said Friday.

Staff (2022-06-18). Unión Eléctrica pronostica afectaciones al servicio este sábado por déficit de generación. cubadebate.cu La Unión Eléctrica informó este sábado que para el horario pico se estima una disponibilidad de 2 482 MW y una demanda máxima de 2 850 MW, para un déficit de 368 MW, por lo que se pronostican afectaciones al servicio en este horario. Este viernes se afectó el servicio durante todo el día. La máxima afectación en el horario pico fue 536 MW a las 21: 40 horas.

WSWS (2022-06-18). "It seems like every year it gets worse": Inflation devastates California workers and their families. wsws.org Already living in one of the country's most expensive regions, workers are being pushed to the edge by rising gas prices, rent and the cost of other necessities.

Staff (2022-06-18). F14 fighter jet crashes in Isfahan: Iran Army (+VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) — An F14 fighter jet crashed in Isfahan, central Iran on Saturday due to a technical defect.

Staff (2022-06-18). Colombia Presidential Candidate Rodolfo Hernández's Miami Yacht Party Sparks Scandal. orinocotribune.com Just days before the second round of the presidential elections in Colombia, a Colombian media outlet released images and video of an exotic party in which Rodolfo Hernández, the candidate of the League of Anti-corruption Governors, participated, with a number of businessmen and several young women on a yacht in Miami. The images generated controversy not only due to the attitude of the candidate, but also because the luxurious party was paid for by the US Pharmaceutical company Pfizer, interested in expanding its business in Colombia. | The images were revealed by the Colombian outlet Cambio which cited a confid…

____ (2022-06-18). China always stands on the side of peace and justice: Chinese FM. ecns.cn

Anonymous349 (2022-06-18). Military Situation In Iraq On June 18, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On June 17, ISIS attacked positions of Iraqi Army east of Tikrit. An Iraqi servicemen was killed | On June 17, the Turkish Bashiqa base in Zelkan area was targeted with several rockets | On June 17, Iraqi security forces arrested four ISIS members in the Ramadi and Fallujah areas | On June 15, Turkish drone attacked a building in the Snuny area. Three people reportedly were killed | On June 15, Iraqi Army launched a security operation the Hawi Adhim area | On June 14,…

WSWS (2022-06-18). Australia threatened with blackouts as profiteering generating companies withhold supply. wsws.org Electricity plant operators secure "millions of dollars" from the Labor government by withholding supply to drive up spot prices.

_____ (2022-06-18). Home Secretary Signs Assange Extradition Order. popularresistance.org British Home Secretary Priti Patel on Friday signed an extradition order to send Julian Assange to stand trial in America. | WikiLeaks called it a "dark day for press freedom" and said "the decision will be appealed." The extradition order landed on Patel's desk after the U.K. Supreme Court refused to hear Assange's appeal against a High Court victory for the United States. | The U.S. had appealed a magistrate court's decision in January last year not to extradite Assange because it would be oppressive to do so based on Assange's health and the dire conditions of U.S. solitary confinement. The High Court decided…

Staff (2022-06-18). Iran makes history at IHF Youth Beach Handball World C'ship. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) — Iran made history by booking a place in the 2022 IHF Youth Beach Handball World Championship semifinals.

Vivian B Pender (2022-06-18). [Perspectives] Psychiatry in crisis: great expectations, elusive cures. thelancet.com There is no denying an ongoing crisis in mental health. For individuals and those around them, persistent mental illness can have devastating impacts. Yet, there is a substantial gap between people who need mental health care and access to effective treatment. Even when psychiatric care is accessed, those affected might not find the help they need. Two recent books address psychiatry's efforts to manage the crisis. Andrew Scull's Desperate Remedies: Psychiatry's Turbulent Quest to Cure Mental Illness and Thomas Insel's Healing: Our Path from Mental Illness to Mental Health bring us face to face with a hard truth:…

____ (2022-06-18). British home secretary approves Assange's U.S. extradition. ecns.cn British Home Secretary Priti Patel has approved the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States, the Home Office confirmed on Friday."ÄÄ"ÄÄ…

Lucky Saraswat, Siladitya Bhattacharya (2022-06-18). [Comment] Relugolix combination therapy for endometriosis pain. thelancet.com The treatment of endometriosis-associated pain continues to be a major problem for women and their clinicians.1,2 Laparoscopy, required to confirm the diagnosis, is usually combined with surgical ablation or excision of endometriotic lesions to alleviate pain and hormonal contraceptives are used to control symptoms before and after the operation.1,3 Recurrence of pain is common, with 40—50% of women with endometriosis reporting recurrence within 5 years of treatment4 and nearly two-thirds of women requiring repeat surgery.

Staff (2022-06-18). Fire at Shanghai petrochemical complex kills at least one. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) — A huge fire broke out Saturday at the headquarters of a petrochemical facility in southeast Shanghai and at least one person died.

Staff (2022-06-18). Iraqi PM must reveal report on anti-terror commanders case. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) — An Iraqi lawmaker urged prime minister Al-Kadhimi's government to reveal the report on the results of the investigation into the assassination of General Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis as soon as possible.

The Lancet (2022-06-18). [Editorial] Attitudes towards menopause: time for change. thelancet.com In this week's issue of The Lancet, a Comment by Zoe Schaedel and Janice Ryder highlights many of the misconceptions around, and barriers to, menopause care. Stigma, embarrassment, a lack of public awareness, and miscommunication mean that for many women, menopause is either borne in quiet suffering or else over-medicalised as nothing more than a hormone deficiency requiring oestrogen replacement. Menopause is a natural part of ageing that affects 50% of the population. Yet, this fact is not reflected in many societies, and their health systems.

Ralph Nader (2022-06-18). The US Senate Is the Bipartisan Graveyard of Democracy. commondreams.org What some dare call the "world's greatest deliberative body" is really the "world's most pompously unproductive legislative chamber."

Richard Eskow (2022-06-18). US For-Profit Health System Is a Mass Killer. commondreams.org We could stop murdering our own population en masse by adopting a single-payer healthcare.

____ (2022-06-18). World's first railway loop line circling a desert put into operation. ecns.cn The Hotan-Ruoqiang Railway in northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region commenced operation on Thursday.

WSWS (2022-06-18). Facing poverty and starvation, Sri Lankan mother of three attempts to take her own life. wsws.org The tragic suicide attempt by a 33-year-old former garment worker and mother of three is an another exposure of the desperate situation facing the oppressed masses across the Indian Ocean island nation.

Anonymous811 (2022-06-18). Crisis In Ecuador: Social Protests Stop Oil Production. southfront.org Leonidas Isa | Ecuador constantly faces a variety of problems, which is quite typical for a country in Latin America. This time, the most unique and urgent issues are the energy and social ones; these problems are not something new for Ecuador but are quite commonplace. In Ecuador, oil wells have recently stopped working. There have been these precedents before. The second problem is the Indian issue, which the government has not been able to solve for decades. | The main oil company of Ecuador, PetroOriental, said that…

WSWS (2022-06-18). US Supreme Court authorizes indefinite detention of immigrants and immunizes Border Patrol agents from brutality claims. wsws.org The Supreme Court has ruled that immigrants detained for six months or longer have no right to request a bail hearing and Border Patrol agents cannot be sued by US citizens for excessive force.

Staff (2022-06-18). The Mahpar brand is now online! en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) — E-commerce is vital to the fashion industry. Over the last few years, and mainly after the pandemic, the number of brands that have gone online dramatically increased.

Udani Samarasekera (2022-06-18). [World Report] UK scientists warn over threat to Horizon funding. thelancet.com Disagreement over Brexit has left the UK facing being cut off from the world's largest research funding programme. Udani Samarasekera reports.

Dianne Mathiowetz (2022-06-18). Atlanta: 'What's the Call? Free them all!'. workers.org Atlanta The defense committees for Mutulu Shakur, Imam Jamil Al-Amin (formerly H. Rap Brown) and Kamau Siddiqi, three Black liberation activists who have spent decades in prison under spurious charges, held a strategy session and a public rally in Atlanta June 11. The common demand was for immediate release of . . . |

Staff (2022-06-18). Díaz-Canel visita central termoeléctrica Ernesto Guevara de la Serna en Santa Cruz del Norte. cubadebate.cu El presidente cubano, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, llegó esta mañana a la Central Termoeléctrica Ernesto Guevara de la Serna, ubicada en Santa Cruz del Norte. Con esta visita Díaz-Canel continúa su recorrido por las plantas de Cuba, que atraviesan una compleja situación, con averías y déficits diarios en la generación. El mandatario estuvo este viernes en Renté, Felton y Nuevitas.

Contributing Writers (2022-06-17). Ukraine Bombarded Donetsk, Including Bombing a Maternity Hospital, then Claimed Russia(n) Did It/ By Eva Bartlett. marktaliano.net READ MORE: Ukrainian forces strike Maternity Hospital in Donetsk | Cosmos Chronicle Eva K Bartlett 37K subscribers SUBSCRIBE On June 13, Ukraine unleashed a torrent of bombing all over Donetsk city, killing six civilians, including one child, and injuring tens more. My article on this: ingaza.wordpress.com/2022/06/… The Ukrainian shelling began late morning, resumed in the …

Amarynth (2022-06-17). Ukrainian government plans book banning on massive scale. thesaker.is By David Walsh www.wsws.org/en/articles/2022/06/15/ooyj… In an interview with the Kyiv-based Interfax news agency in late May, Oleksandra Koval, director of the Ukrainian Book Institute (UBI), estimated that more than…

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). 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 …

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-17). Biden Attempts to Downplay Plans to Meet MbS in Saudi Arabia. news.antiwar.com On Friday, President Biden Biden made the comments when asked how he will handle the Saudi killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi when he visits Saudi Arabia next month. "The same way I've been handling it," he told reporters. | "I'm not going to meet with MBS. I'm going…

Dominique McGee (2022-06-17). Data & Analytics Manager. peoplesaction.org About People's Action/Institute People's Action Institute ( 1c3), and sister organization People's Action ( 1c4), are national progressive organizations supporting the mobilization and leadership of the grassroots in support of an agenda that reflects people over profits. People's Action/Institute builds the power of poor and working people, in rural, suburban, and urban areas to win change through …

Editor (2022-06-17). ExxonMobil responds to Biden's call for increased oil production. mronline.org ExxonMobil responded to the US President by urging his administration to enact emergency measures.

Editor (2022-06-17). Nicolás Maduro's Eurasian tour is a victory lap for the Bolivarian Revolution. mronline.org In a major turn toward re-engagement, Maduro has announced increased ties with states in North Africa, West Asia and beyond.

Editor (2022-06-17). Nine World leaders hold trigger to nuclear war. mronline.org As our world spirals toward the catastrophe of nuclear war, there has never been a greater need for a new global balancing, a rejection of great power, war, exploitation, and aggression.

Alasdair Baverstock (2022-06-17). Salvadorans remain cautious to embrace Bitcoin. america.cgtn.com The global cryptocurrency crash has seen Bitcoin and other alt-coins lose half or more of their value from the highs seen last year. You would think that would be sounding alarm bells in El Salvador, the first country to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender. Outside …

Dan Williams (2022-06-17). Bryce Weiler working to inspire and help others with disabilities. america.cgtn.com Sports often provide moments that inspire us all, be it incredible athletic achievements or success against the odds in the face of adversity. The story of American Bryce Weiler falls into the second category and he is also working hard to help others achieve their …

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-17). Imperial research translation gets £6.5m boost. imperial.ac.uk Imperial has been awarded close to £6.5 million in UK government funding to accelerate the impact of research.

Mickey Gallagher (2022-06-17). Gay baseball star Glenn Burke: What could have been, except for… peoplesworld.org On Friday, June 17, the Oakland A's will hold their second annual "Glenn Burke Pride Night." The A's were the first major league baseball team to hold a "Pride Night" recognizing Burke as a transformational figure in the struggle for equal rights for the LGBTQ community. (The Los Angeles Dodgers, the first team he played …

John Bachtell (2022-06-17). In Democratic states, climate justice victories push toward net zero carbon. peoplesworld.org Despite fierce efforts by fossil fuel corporations and Congressional Republicans to block President Joe Biden's environmental agenda, climate policies embedded in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, executive orders, and action by the Environmental Protection Agency are advancing progress toward achieving net-zero carbon emissions. In addition, Biden froze tariffs on imported panels and, at …

PAI (2022-06-17). Anti-union Philadelphia Museum of Art bosses fire workers, eliminate pay—for years. peoplesworld.org PHILADELPHIA (PAI)—Between the coronavirus pandemic and bosses' implacable opposition to recognizing and bargaining with the union their workers want, some of Adam Rizzo's colleagues at the Philadelphia Museum of Art haven't seen a regular weekly paycheck—or one above the level of fast-food workers—for three years. And that combination, in the workers' fight for a fair …

Mark Gruenberg (2022-06-17). Witness: Trump's pressure on Pence to steal election part of 'war against democracy'. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—In gritty detail, witnesses, including the former chief lawyer for Donald Trump's vice president, Mike Pence, and evidence told lawmakers and the public how Trump and his team schemed to have Pence steal the 2020 election for him on Jan. 6, 2021. The plan involved Pence returning contested electoral votes to key swing states which …

Robert Brownlee (2022-06-17). No bus cuts: Texas union members unite to fight transit privatization. peoplesworld.org DENTON, Texas—Public transit advocates, union members, and bus drivers have banded together in this Dallas suburb to defend bus routes and union jobs from closure by a local government seeking to cut and replace the service with privatized "microtransit" rides. The activists' campaign, No Bus Cuts Denton, emphasized at a rally on June 9 that …

Dra. Nicole Delépine (2022-06-17). øLos trágicos destinos de estrellas mundiales como Celine Dion y Justin Bieber abrirán los ojos de sus fans? globalizacion.ca Respaldada por la desinformación de los medios de comunicación y la ciencia falsa, la vacuna de ARNm se presentó como una solución para frenar la pandemia. Ampliamente documentada, la vacuna contra la COVID-19 ha desencadenado desde un inicio, en diciembre…

Dr. Naomi Wolf (2022-06-17). Queridos amigos, lamento anunciar un genocidio: Dra. Naomi Wolf sobre el "Informe confidencial" de Pfizer. globalizacion.ca

Deweylaura (2022-06-17). Juneteenth: Celebration and ongoing struggle. cpusa.org Juneteenth celebrates the movement that ended chattel slavery in the U.S. in which African Americans played a central role. Great leaders — Frederick Douglas, Charlotte Forten Grimké, Sojourner Truth along with others — initiated and built a united, Black and white struggle that propelled human society forward, ending chattel slavery in the U.S. over …

Dr. Nicole Delépine (2022-06-17). Will the Tragic Fate of World Stars like Celine Dion and Justin Bieber Open the Eyes of their Fans? Impacts of Covid-19 Vaccine. globalresearch.ca What is shocking is that Celine Dion had been a tenacious advocate of the vaccine to the point of imposing the vax on her concert audience. She really believed in it and was a victim of her belief!

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 . . . |

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