Daily Archives: June 20, 2022

2022-06-20: News Headlines

Benjamin Norton (2022-06-20). Colombia's first ever left-wing president: Gustavo Petro wins historic election. What does it mean? multipolarista.com Gustavo Petro won Colombia's June 19 election, becoming its first ever left-wing president. We analyze what this means for Latin America, the US, Venezuela, the military, paramilitary groups, the powerful oligarchy, and social movements.

Kyle Anzalone (2022-06-20). Ukraine Parliament Passes New Laws Seeking To Purge Russian Culture. news.antiwar.com Ukraine's Parliament passed two bills that will restrict Russian music and books. If President Volodymyr Zelensky signs the legislation, it will be a significant step forward in Kiev's attempt to purge the Russian culture. The first bill will place heavy restrictions on any author who held Russian citizenship after the collapse of the Soviet Union …

Staff (2022-06-20). Over 200 feared dead in Ethiopia massacre. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Witnesses in Ethiopia said Sunday that more than 200 people, mostly ethnic Amhara, have been killed in an attack in the country's Oromia region and are blaming a rebel group, which denies it.

Patricia Gorky (2022-06-20). East European governments pledge loyalty to U.S. war drive. liberationnews.org The declarations of the Bucharest 9 Group underscore that the NATO governments of Eastern Europe are preparing for war, not peace.

Editor (2022-06-20). 100 Million people in America are saddled with health care debt. mronline.org To calculate the true extent and burden of this debt, the KHN-NPR investigation draws on a nationwide poll conducted by KFF for this project. The poll was designed to capture not just bills patients couldn't afford, but other borrowing used to pay for health care as well.

____ (2022-06-20). 13 killed in terrorist attack on bus in Syria's al-Raqqa. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Media sources reported a terrorist attack on a bus on the outskirts of al-Raqqa in Syria.

Staff (2022-06-20). Australia delivers first armored personnel carriers to Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ukrainian News AgencyJune 19, 2022 Australia Hands Over First Armored Personnel Carriers To Ukraine Australia has handed over the first four M113AS4 armoured personnel carriers to Ukraine. This is stated in the message of the Australian Ministry of Defense…. "The first four M113AS4 Armoured Personnel Carriers being gifted to Ukraine departed RAAF Base Amberley last …

Rqorinoco (2022-06-20). Honduras: Xiomara Castro's Government, Advancing Along a Mined Road. orinocotribune.com By Giorgio Trucchi — Jun 15, 2022 | On January 27, Xiomara Castro took office as president of Honduras. It was a vibrant speech in which she made it clear that she was going to receive a country in bankruptcy, plundered, with a debt totaling more than 20 billion dollars, and with a clientelist structure practically intact of corruption and impunity, which in the last 12 years has been taking over public and private spaces. | A people devastated by poverty — almost 74% of the population and with % in absolute misery — and hopelessness. A growing number of people looking northward, not so much at…

Anonymous767 (2022-06-20). War In Ukraine Day 117: Preliminary Results Of June. southfront.org Destroyed equipment of Kyiv's forces | Since the liberation of Kherson, Melitopol and Mariupol as well as the stabilization of the frontline around Kharkiv, units of the Russian Armed Forces have been mainly focused on the elimination of Kyiv's military grouping in the region of Donbass. | As of June 20, Russian forces have been finishing the elimination of Kyiv's garrison in the industrial zone of Severodonetsk and liberation of Zolotoe. | The grouping of Kyiv troops that remains in the Azot plant in Severodonetsk is de-f…

WSWS (2022-06-20). Senate panel approves record US military budget for 2022-2023. wsws.org The 23-3 bipartisan vote demonstrates the support of both the Democrats and Republicans for a massive increase in Pentagon spending, including for the war in Ukraine.

Anonymous767 (2022-06-20). Zelensky's Choice: Peace And EU Candidacy Or "Protracted Conflict" On Washington's Demand. southfront.org Written by Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst | French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and Romanian President Klaus Iohannis arrived in Kiev on June 16, where they met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. During this trip, the European leaders announced their support for Ukraine's candidate status for EU membership, however, other reports suggested that they also pressured Zelensky into ac…

WSWS (2022-06-20). Julian Assange faces extradition and state murder while the war criminals he exposed walk free. wsws.org While they claim to be defending "democracy" in Ukraine, the US and its allies are persecuting a journalist for exposing their war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan.

WSWS (2022-06-20). US will double number of long-range missile launchers deployed in Ukraine. wsws.org The United States is preparing to further intensify its involvement in the war against Russia, doubling the number of long-range missile launchers sent to Ukraine.

Staff (2022-06-20). Australia ships first 4 M113AS44 armored vehicles to Ukraine. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Australia handed over four M113AS4 armored personnel carriers to Ukrainian Armed Forces, Australian Defense Minister Richard Marles announced Sunday.

TeleSUR-mcs, JL (2022-06-20). Reportan más de 200 muertos tras ataque en Etiopía. telesurtv.net La Comisión de Derechos Humanos de Etiopía exigió al gobierno federal encontrar una solución duradera al asesinato de civiles; además de garantizar la seguridad del pueblo.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-20). Ejército de Israel asesina a un trabajador palestino. telesurtv.net Las fuerzas de ocupación arrestaron a 13 trabajadores cerca de Jenin que intentaron ingresar a los territorios ocupados.

HEAT (2022-06-20). 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.

Jason Ditz (2022-06-20). Iran Drops Call for IRGC Delisting to Be Part of Nuclear Deal. news.antiwar.com The US has ruled out removing the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) from the terror watchlist, and has used that refusal to stall the ongoing nuclear talks. Iran is trying to break that stalemate. | Iran has Iran had often suggested this was just a possible topic, and taking it off the table may allow the nuclear talks to…

Amarynth (2022-06-20). 'Nothing Will Be As Before'. thesaker.is By Batiushka for the Saker Blog Western Europe and North America are now in dire economic straits. Four EU leaders, from Germany, France, Italy and Romania, have just been to…

Amarynth (2022-06-20). Yellow Vest Win: The end of unions as Western leftism's hereditary kings. thesaker.is by Ramin Mazaheri for the Saker blog The 51-day general strike of 2019-20 &#1 ; the longest labor movement in French history &#1 ; was the best of times and the worst…

Editor (2022-06-20). Inflation in a time of Corona and war. mronline.org Evidence-based answers to the main (policy) questions concerning the return of high inflation.

Editor (2022-06-20). What's the story behind inflation? mronline.org The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the rate of inflation rose to 8.6% in May, the latest high in a period of rapid growth in prices following the COVID-19 recession in March 2020. Indeed, inflation is now higher than it has been in the past 40 years.

Juliana Musheyev (2022-06-20). Escondido, CA mayor responds to protests against eviction. liberationnews.org On June 6 dozens of community members called and emailed Escondido mayor Paul McNamara to demand that the eviction be stopped or the city intervene to ensure that the residents do not end up homeless.

Moderator (2022-06-20). Hedges: The Triumph of Death. scheerpost.com Original illustration by Mr. Fish — "The Four Horseman" | By Chris Hedges / Special to ScheerPost | It is hard to be sanguine about the future. The breakdown of the ecosystem is well documented. So is the refusal of the global ruling elite to pursue measures that might mitigate the devastation. We accelerate the extraction of fossil fuels, wallow in profligate consumption, including our consumption of livestock, and make new wars as if we are gripped by a Freudian death wish. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse — Conquest, War, Famine and Death — gallop into the 21rst century. | Those who rul…

Sahar Taiseer Kalloub (2022-06-20). Israel killed my father — before my eyes. electronicintifada.net Taiseer Kalloub was shot dead during a 2004 raid on southern Gaza.

Staff (2022-06-20). Gustavo Petro is Colombia's New President. orinocotribune.com The preliminary results on the electoral pre-count of the National Registry of Colombia reveal that presidential candidate Gustavo Petro, of the Historical Pact, is ahead of his opponent Rodolfo Hernández, of the League of Governors against Corruption. With 99.67% of the votes counted, the center-left politician, with .48%, obtained the advantage over Hernández, who partially accumulated 47.26%. | Petro tweeted at 5: 11 p.m. Colombian time: "Today is a holiday for the people. Let us celebrate the first popular victory. May so much suffering be cushioned by the joy that today floods the heart of the homeland. This…

Staff (2022-06-20). Palestine Action permanently shutters Israeli arms manufacturer Elbit's London headquarters. samidoun.net Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network salutes Palestine Action on the shuttering of the second Elbit Systems location in Britain after the Elbit Oldham factory! Elbit Systems is an Israeli arms manufacturing company with multiple locations across Britain. After less than two years of direct actions, Elbit's London headquarters, the location of numerous and costly actions, …

____ (2022-06-20). Twin sisters win first gold for China in Budapest worlds artistic swimming. ecns.cn China's twin sisters Wang Liuyi and Wang Qianyi won the gold medal in the artistic swimming women's technical duet at the 19th FINA World Championships here on Sunday.

US Gov; C-Span; Common Cause (2022-06-20). Tuesday 6/21: January 6th Hearings Day 4 (livestream & analysis). indybay.org Online via livestream…

____ (2022-06-20). Fire sparks safety campaign. ecns.cn Shanghai announced on Sunday the launch of a campaign to investigate and rectify hidden dangers that threaten the safe production of hazardous chemicals after a fire broke out at a petrochemical enterprise in the city, leaving one dead.

TeleSUR, lvm, JL (2022-06-20). Rodolfo Hernández reconoce derrota electoral ante Gustavo Petro. telesurtv.net Gustavo Petro es el nuevo presidente de Colombia y Francia Márquez la vicepresidenta, primera vez que candidatos progresistas ganan las elecciones en Colombia.

____ (2022-06-20). 5.9-magnitude earthquake jolts Taiwan's Hualien: CENC. ecns.cn A 5.9-magnitude earthquake jolted eastern Taiwan's Hualien County at 9: 05 a.m. Monday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).

____ (2022-06-20). Celebratory atmosphere ahead of 25th anniv. of Hong Kong's return to motherland. ecns.cn A celebratory poster is seen at the seaside in Hong Kong, south China, June 19, 2022. This year marks the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland.

____ (2022-06-20). Incoming HK chief says team united, loyal. ecns.cn Incoming Hong Kong leader John Lee Ka-chiu pledged on Sunday that the city's newly appointed governance team will sincerely listen to and communicate with the public, bear in mind their interests, and address the people's concerns.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-20). Donetsk establece lazos comerciales con Irán. telesurtv.net La autoproclamada república enviará productos metalúrgicos a Irán, según acuerdos alcanzados en San Petersburgo.

WSWS (2022-06-20). Vote NO on the Providence St. Vincent sellout contract! Build rank-and-file committees to fight for safe staffing, good wages and benefits! wsws.org Are you a nurse at Providence St. Vincent? Let us know what you think about the contract and what health care workers should be fighting for. Please also register for the upcoming Health Care Workers Rank-and-File Committee meeting this coming Sunday, June 26, at 11: 00 a.m. PT.

____ (2022-06-20). SMEs to digitalize, become resilient in face of pandemic. ecns.cn More efforts are needed from Chinese small and medium-sized enterprises to drive digital transformation, as digital resilience will become a key for smaller companies to quickly respond to business disruptions amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

____ (2022-06-20). Silt clearing starts on Yellow River before flood season. ecns.cn The Yellow River Conservancy Commission of the Ministry of Water Resources launched the annual water-sediment regulating operation on June 19 to discharge water from three reservoirs.

____ (2022-06-20). China claims artistic swimming gold on second day of 19th FINA World Championships. ecns.cn China claimed two medals, a gold and a bronze on the second day of the 19th FINA World Championships with five finals on Sunday.

TeleSUR, JL (2022-06-20). Cierran centros de votación en Colombia tras segunda vuelta. telesurtv.net Vega también detalló que producto del fenómeno de la niña varios centros de votación tuvieron que ser trasladados.

Staff (2022-06-20). Iraqi inteligence men kill ISILchieftain in Al-Anbar province. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — The forces of the Iraqi Federal Intelligence and Investigations Agency killed an ISIL chieftain who was the group's self-proclaimed Emir of Al-Anbar province and three of his assistants on Sunday.

WSWS (2022-06-20). Workers at five Atlantic City casinos vote overwhelmingly to strike. wsws.org Casino workers in Atlantic City are facing a contract struggle with a union that has repeatedly betrayed them in the past.

TeleSUR, ysm, JGN (2022-06-20). Francia Márquez agradece a Colombia por cambio histórico. telesurtv.net La abogada y activista, reivindicadora de los derechos de los desposeídos, trabajará junto a Gustavo Petro para cambiar el futuro de Colombia.

TeleSUR, ysm, JGN (2022-06-20). Policía Nacional de Ecuador se toma Casa de la Cultura en Quito. telesurtv.net Horas antes elementos de la Fiscalía General del Estado realizaron un allanamiento de la sede cultural ante la denuncia de una presunta presencia de armas.

WSWS (2022-06-20). Australian Labor government prepares to cut disability services. wsws.org Minister Bill Shorten is moving to slash NDIS services as rapidly as politically possible, regardless of Labor's election vows to improve the scheme.

TeleSUR, MER (2022-06-20). Felicitan a Gustavo Petro por victoria electoral en Colombia. telesurtv.net Con casi el 100 por ciento de las mesas informadas, Gustavo Petro obtuvo más de 11.280.000 votos de los colombianos.

Staff (2022-06-20). Massive fire breaks out in Iraq's Dhi Qar. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — News sources on early Monday reported a widespread fire that broke out in the city of Nasiriyah, the capital of Dhi Qar province.

Staff (2022-06-20). Iran bearing brunt of most number of refugees in region. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Iran bears the brunt of the most refugees among the countries of the region, based on Islamic and humanistic standards, Special envoy of the Iranian President for Afghanistan Hassan Kazemi Ghomi said on Monday.

____ (2022-06-20). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on June 20. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Monday, June 20.

____ (2022-06-20). Young man's thesis acknowledgements inspire netizens. ecns.cn Paper acknowledgements in which the author recalled his painstaking education experience and thanked himself touched netizens.

WSWS (2022-06-20). Hung parliament emerges from French legislative elections in debacle for Macron. wsws.org Jean-Luc Mélenchon's party won a record 142 seats amid an upsurge of strikes and protests, but the neo-fascist National Rally also won a record 89 seats.

WSWS (2022-06-20). Texas Republican Party passes resolution declaring Biden government illegitimate. wsws.org The largest state Republican Party in the country affirmed the central axis of Trump's coup: that the 2020 election was subject to massive electoral "fraud" and that Biden is not the duly elected president.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-06-20). Gustavo Petro convoca a colombianos a derrotar intento de fraude. telesurtv.net Denunció que sectores políticos distribuyeron tarjetones previamente marcados para anular votos e impedir la victoria del Pacto Histórico.

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-06-20). Petrolera de Ecuador declara fuerza mayor ante paro nacional. telesurtv.net Petroecuador señala que las pérdidas reportadas entre el 13 y el 17 de junio se calculan en 27.700 barriles de petróleo.

TeleSUR, JL (2022-06-20). Presidente electo de Colombia: Queremos que en medio de su diversidad, el país sea uno y no dos. telesurtv.net "Este es un día histórico, estamos escribiendo una nueva época para Colombia y América Latina", enfatizó Gustavo Petro.

____ (2022-06-20). Online shopping bolsters recovery. ecns.cn The enthusiasm of Chinese consumers was again visible during the June 18 shopping carnival, and this has played a critical role in promoting the recovery of consumption and shoring up the economy despite pressure from a resurgence in domestic COVID-19 cases.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-20). Imperial joins UK's top scientists to battle bird flu outbreaks. imperial.ac.uk Imperial researchers join scientists at some of the UK's leading research institutions as part of a major new consortium to counter bird flu.

____ (2022-06-20). Rail strikes 'start of wider industrial unrest' amid cost crisis. ecns.cn The general secretary of the union representing railway workers has warned that the United Kingdom could face a summer of strike action across the board because of people being pushed to breaking point by the cost of living crisis.

Strike Debt Bay Area (2022-06-20). 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.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-20). 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…

TeleSUR- hvh (2022-06-20). Kazajistán e Irán abogan por impulsar la cooperación bilateral. telesurtv.net Ambos mandatarios apostaron por consolidar la cooperación económico-comercial, así como la cultural y humanitaria.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-20). Environment Minister visits air quality site on Clean Air Day. imperial.ac.uk Environment Minister Jo Churchill MP visits Imperial's air quality monitoring site at London Marylebone Road on Clean Air Day.

TeleSUR, lvm, MER (2022-06-20). Secretario de ONU advierte sobre el peligro del discurso de odio. telesurtv.net Uno de los espacios que pueden potenciar los discursos de odio y las violaciones a los derechos humanos es el virtual, alertó ONU.

Staff (2022-06-20). Iran wins bronze at IHF Youth Beach Handball World C'ship. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Iran defeated France 2-0 (20-16, 19-18) on Sunday to win the bronze medal of the 2022 IHF Youth Beach Handball World Championship.

Oakland Privacy (2022-06-20). 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.

TeleSUR, JL (2022-06-20). MOE colombiana: Se han presentado errores inaceptables. telesurtv.net "Nuestro sistema electoral sufrió un durísimo golpe de credibilidad durante este proceso electoral, porque se han venido presentado errores de manera consecutiva", aseveró Barrios.

____ (2022-06-20). 25th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland. ecns.cn This year marks the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-20). 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…

____ (2022-06-20). Macron's alliance leads legislative elections without absolute majority: reports. ecns.cn President Emmanuel Macron's centrist alliance Ensemble is leading the French legislative elections without winning the absolute majority in the new National Assembly, French news channel BFMTV reported on Sunday.

Orchard City Indivisible (2022-06-20). 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…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-20). 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…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-20). 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…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-20). 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…

____ (2022-06-20). Beijing-Wuhan high-speed rail reaches 3 km/h. ecns.cn The high-speed rail linking Beijing with Wuhan started normal operation at a speed of 3 km/h on Monday.

WSWS (2022-06-20). Third National Congress of the SEP (Sri Lanka): Greetings from the French and German sections of the world Trotskyist movement. wsws.org Greetings from the German and French sections of the International Committee of the Fourth International were read to the Third National Congress of the SEP in Sri Lanka held from May 14 to May 16.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-20). Manifestantes desafían estado de excepción en Ecuador. telesurtv.net La Fiscalía ecuatoriana ordenó como parte de la represión el allanamiento de la Casa de la Cultura de la ciudad de Quito.

Jesse Hagopian (2022-06-20). A Juneteenth Story of Family History, Music, and 'Where I Got Mynewsauthor">'. commondreams.org A family revelation turned into medicine for historical trauma.

____ (2022-06-20). China wins two golds at World Rowing Cup II in Poland. ecns.cn Metropolitan Police Chief Robert Contee told reporters that a 15-year-old was killed while three adults — two civilians and one police officer — were wounded but are expected to survive."ÄÄ"ÄÄD.C.

____ (2022-06-20). No absolute majority for Macron following legislative elections: Interior Ministry. ecns.cn French President Emmanuel Macron will not have an absolute majority in the upcoming National Assembly following the second round of legislative elections held on Sunday.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-20). Mayo Clinic ranks in all 10 specialties in U.S. News & World Report's 'Best Children's Hospitals' rankings. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Children's Center in Rochester is ranked the No. 1 children's hospital in Minnesota according to U.S. News & World Report's 2022—2023 "Best Children's Hospitals" rankings. The rankings identify the top 50 children's hospitals in 10 pediatric specialties. Mayo Clinic Children's Center ranked as a top-performing children's hospital in all 10 of those pediatric specialties. "Mayo Clinic Children's Center is honored to continuously rank among the top children's hospitals across the…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-20). Consumer Health: Men's health and living a longer, healthier life. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is Men's Health Month, and Men's Health Week will be observed June 13—19, which makes this a good time to learn about the biggest threats to men's health and what you can do to keep yourself healthy. Two of the leading causes of death for men in the U.S. are heart disease and cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The good news is that healthy lifestyle choices can reduce your risk for…

____ (2022-06-20). Quarantine time shortened for inbound travelers. ecns.cn Some Chinese cities have shortened the quarantine time for inbound travelers, according to Health Times.

Pod Save America (2022-06-20). 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…

Angela (2022-06-20). Saturday 6/18: Free virtual screening of the documentary film "My Safad" indybay.org

____ (2022-06-20). Iran urges IAEA to stop politicized approach to nuclear issue. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — A member of the Iranian Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission said that the country expects International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to stop its political and biased actions against Iran.

City Lights Booksellers & Pub. (2022-06-20). Wednesday 6/29: Decolonial Futures & Environmental Justice: Panel Talk w/ Ecofeminist Dr. Vandana Shiva. indybay.org Virtual event via Zoom…

____ (2022-06-20). 1 teenager dead, 3 adults injured in Washington, D.C. shooting. ecns.cn One teenager died and three adults were injured after a shooting in Washington, D.C. on Sunday night.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-06-20). Deslave provoca ocho muertes en zona rural de Cauca, Colombia. telesurtv.net Fallecieron cinco menores de edad y tres adultos, todos de una misma familia. Sus cadáveres fueron recuperados.

Staff (2022-06-20). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on June 20. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Mehr News agency takes a look at headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Monday, June 20.

Staff (2022-06-20). Terrorist attacks on N Mali leaves dozens killed. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — News sources on Sunday night reported that 24 civilians were killed after an armed group attacked several regions in northern Mali.

Staff (2022-06-20). Iran to host West Asia Men's Squash C'ships. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Iran is scheduled to host the fourth edition of West Asia Men's Squash Chamionships.

____ (2022-06-20). Asia's largest passenger railway hub starts operation in Beijing. ecns.cn The largest passenger railway hub in Asia was put into operation Monday in Beijing as a four-year reconstruction breathes new life into the Chinese capital's oldest railway station.

____ (2022-06-20). Iran, Kazakhstan trade hits 29% growth last year: IRICA. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Spokesman for the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) said that trade volume exchanged between Iran and Kazakhstan in past Iranian calendar year in 1400 (ended March 20, 2022) registered a 29 percent hike.

____ (2022-06-20). China renews orange alert for high temperatures. ecns.cn China's national observatory on Monday renewed an orange alert for high temperatures, as heatwaves hit parts of the country.

WSWS (2022-06-20). Saint Michael's health care workers' strike in Newark, New Jersey at crossroads. wsws.org The "compromise" being worked out between St. Michael's Medical Center, the Jersey Nurses Economic Security Organization and the federal mediator would abandon everything workers have been fighting for.

____ (2022-06-20). Beijing Fengtai Railway Station resumes services after four-year reconstruction. ecns.cn Beijing Fengtai Railway Station, the Chinese capital's oldest, resumed services on Monday after a four-year reconstruction. It is the country's first railway station featuring a double-deck structure that serves both high-speed and regular train services.

____ (2022-06-20). China-Japan sea express under RCEP opens. ecns.cn A sea logistics channel between Qingdao in east China's Shandong Province and Osaka in Japan commenced operation on Saturday after the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP) came into effect on January 1, 2022, for 10 members including the two countries.

Aunt Lute Books (2022-06-20). Wednesday 6/29: Home in the Bay | A Reading Series: The Second Event. indybay.org

____ (2022-06-20). Xi calls for coordinated efforts against corruption. ecns.cn Xi Jinping presided over the 40th group study session of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee on Friday afternoon to discuss the issue of making coordinated efforts to ensure officials do not dare, are not able, and have no desire to commit corruption.

____ (2022-06-20). Beijing-Wuhan high-speed rail starts operation at 3 km/h. ecns.cn A high-speed rail linking Beijing with Wuhan, the capital of central China's Hubei Province, starts normal operation at a speed of 3 km/h on Monday, said the China State Railway Group Co., Ltd.

Frank Hammer (2022-06-20). 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.

____ (2022-06-20). 'Lion Rock Spirit' drama to hail SAR's anniversary. ecns.cn Stories of Lion Rock Spirit will be telecast starting Monday as part of celebrations marking the 25th anniversary of the special administrative region's return to the motherland.

_____ (2022-06-20). Iran and Russia Revive the North-South Transport Corridor. journal-neo.org Following agreements reached during the January official visit to Moscow by Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, to further develop and deepen bilateral relations between Iran and Russia, the countries have decided to jointly revive the North-South Transport Corridor. This decision has become particularly relevant against the background of the unlawful …

CID, CA Black Power Network (2022-06-20). Wednesday 6/29: CA's Formerly Incarcerated: Accessing Voting Rights in California. indybay.org Online/webinar…

Staff (2022-06-20). Iran steps up diplomacy ahead of Biden trip to region. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Iran has ramped up its diplomatic efforts to dispel misunderstandings in the West Asia region amid ongoing efforts from the West to build a coalition against Tehran during US President Joe Biden's upcoming visit to the region.

TeleSUR- lvm, JL (2022-06-20). Gobierno iraní cataloga a Israel como una amenaza para la región. telesurtv.net Los cancilleres de Irán y Emiratos Árabes Unidos dialogaron además sobre el fortalecimiento de las relaciones bilaterales.

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-06-20). Alta abstención se registra en elecciones legislativas en Francia. telesurtv.net Casi al cierre de los colegios electorales era el segundo nivel más bajo en toda la historia, solo superior a 2017.

Michael Lyon (2022-06-20). 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#…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-20). 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…

WSWS (2022-06-20). Papua New Guinea election campaign amid escalating crises. wsws.org While none of the contesting parties is addressing the burning issues facing the working class and rural poor, election-related violence is erupting.

USC School of Public Policy (2022-06-20). Thursday 6/23: Roe v. Wade: What Happens Next w/ Women's Health, Abortion Access & National Discourse? indybay.org Online via Zoom – FREE…

Staff (2022-06-20). Turkmen Pres. visit to Iran new chapter in bilateral ties. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Saying that Turkmen President's recent visit to Tehran was the beginning of a new chapter in bilateral relations, Turkmen FM officially invited the Iranian president to attend the Caspian Sea Littoral States Summit.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-20). Social Impact Day: how to improve lives through business, enterprise and work. imperial.ac.uk Academics, industry experts and investors explore the future of achieving tangible social impact.

____ (2022-06-20). China deepens agriculture cooperation with BRICS nations. ecns.cn It is still harvest season in Mato Grosso, Brazil, but farmer Eleonor Ogliari is already reserving corn seeds from the China-Brasil Agriculture Science Industrial Park, ready for the next planting season.

WSWS (2022-06-20). Sickout cripples New Jersey commuter rail service. wsws.org The job action on Friday signals a growing determination among transit workers for a counteroffensive against lost wages and deteriorating working conditions.

Caitlin A. Johnstone (2022-06-20). Assange is doing his most important work yet. mronline.org British Home Secretary Priti Patel has authorized the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States to be tried under the Espionage Act in a case which seeks to set a legal precedent for the prosecution of any publisher or journalist, anywhere in the world, who reports inconvenient truths about the U.S. empire.

Labor Video Project (2022-06-20). 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.

Catherine Crockett (2022-06-20). 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.)…

____ (2022-06-20). Quick responses made on flood control, hot weather. ecns.cn The government's central departments have responded quickly to control flooding in China's southern provinces while helping relieve the effects of the scorching weather seen in the northern parts of the country.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-06-20). Ferroviarios británicos organizan un paro en defensa de empleos. telesurtv.net Insisten en su disposición a dialogar pese a la negativa de las patronales y el Gobierno de escuchar sus demandas.

WSWS (2022-06-20). Three groups vie to shore up discredited Australian university trade union. wsws.org In a revealing sign of the collapse of the NTEU's support, three teams within the union are contesting elections for its top posts in order to head off the discontent among university workers.

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-06-20). Bangladés se prepara para nuevas lluvias torrenciales. telesurtv.net Las inundaciones a causa de las lluvias del viento del monzón son calificadas como las peores en más de 100 años.

SisterSong, BFF,, multiple partners (2022-06-20). Saturday 6/18: Black Bodies, Black Power: Abortion Access Rally & March on SCOTUS (livestream). indybay.org Protest at SCOTUS livestream; Take action from anywhere!

____ (2022-06-20). Offshore floating oil, gas production and storage vessel completed in Dalian. ecns.cn FPSO Almirante Barroso MV32, super-large floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel and one of the world's largest FPSO projects, has been completed and delivered in Dalian, Northeast China's Liaoning Province.

____ (2022-06-20). China's consumption recovery gains momentum amid mid-year shopping fest. ecns.cn China's consumption recovery has gained impetus from the mid-year online shopping spree amid the country's efforts to improve domestic market demands and upgrade consumption.

Monterey Peninsula Pride (2022-06-20). 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…

WSWS (2022-06-20). Sri Lankan SEP public meeting on "The lessons of the mass uprising in Sri Lanka" wsws.org Workers and youth need to urgently draw political lessons from the past three months of anti-government strikes and protests so as to advance the struggle against brutal austerity measures of the Rajapakse regime.

WSWS (2022-06-20). This week in history: June 20-26. wsws.org This column profiles important historical events which took place during this week, 25 years ago, years ago, 75 years ago and 100 years ago…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-20). 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…

KD>>MovingGround (2022-06-20). Saturday 7/2: the NETWORK project. indybay.org Djerassi Resident Artist Program | 2325 Bear Gulch Road | Woodside, CA 94062…

____ (2022-06-20). Multiple people injured as shooting erupted in U.S. capital. ecns.cn Multiple people, including a police officer, were injured Sunday in a shooting incident in downtown Washington, D.C., local police said.

TeleSUR, msc, JCM, MER (2022-06-20). Minuto a minuto de segunda vuelta electoral en Colombia. telesurtv.net Con el 100 por ciento de las mesas informadas del preconteo, el candidato Gustavo Petro obtuvo un ,44 por ciento de respaldo.

Alliance for Justice w (2022-06-20). Thursday 7/7: 'Presumed Guilty: How SCOTUS Empowered Police & Subverted Civil Rights' Book Talk w/ AFJ. indybay.org Online event…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-20). 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…

____ (2022-06-20). Nation sees big biz in biotech, early cancer detection. ecns.cn New financing events for domestic early cancer screening startups have hit news headlines since the start of the year, despite slides in share prices of many listed biotech companies at home and abroad.

Staff (2022-06-20). VIDEO: Brown bear spotted in N Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Footage shows a brown bear spotted in a wildlife shelter in Kiyasar, Mazandaran province.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-20). 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…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-20). 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…

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-06-20). Asociación Internacional de Transporte Aéreo se reúne en Doha. telesurtv.net El director general de la IATA, Willie Walsh, destacó la necesidad "lograr cero emisiones netas de carbono para 20 ".

____ (2022-06-20). Iran Army Navy able to ensure maritime security with power. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Stating that Army Navy Force has been able to ensure the security of sea borders with utmost power, Rear Admiral Irani said that the security of the region can be reached even without the presence of any foreign armies.

____ (2022-06-20). China holds latest antiballistic missile technical test, 'proves reliability amid improving technologies'. ecns.cn The test is of defensive nature and is not aimed at any country, the Chinese Defense Ministry said.

____ (2022-06-20). Over 1,100 ancient tombs discovered in China's Sichuan. ecns.cn Archaeologists have found more than 1,100 tombs dating back to the late Shang Dynasty (1600 B.C.-1046 B.C.) and the early Western Han Dynasty (202 B.C.-25 A.D.) in Yanyuan County, southwest China's Sichuan Province.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-20). 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…

____ (2022-06-20). Reality Check: Falsehoods in US Perceptions of China. ecns.cn US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has recently delivered a speech at Asia Society outlining the US administration's approach to China. With carefully calibrated language, he sought to promote the "China threat" narrative, interfere in China's internal affairs, and smear China's domestic and foreign policy, all in an attempt at full-blown containment and suppression of China.

____ (2022-06-20). Beijing's Fengtai Railway Station reopens. ecns.cn Beijing's Fengtai Railway Station, built in 1895, resumed services to the public on Monday after four years of reconstruction.

TeleSUR, ysm, MER (2022-06-20). Finalizan elecciones parlamentarias en Andalucía, España. telesurtv.net Las autoridades indicaron que la participación fue de más del 57 por ciento, con una abstención de más del 40 por ciento.

____ (2022-06-20). Giant mushroom found in Turkey. ecns.cn A farmer shows the giant mushroom emerged after a long-lasting downpour in Kars, Turkey, June 19, 2022.

WSWS (2022-06-20). Michigan Medicine nurses describe intolerable conditions at union-organized protest to University of Michigan regents. wsws.org Several dozen Michigan Medicine nurses and supporters participated in a protest to the UM Board of Regents organized by the MNA-UMPNC union. The contract covering 6,200 nurses expires June 30, and the union has failed to even schedule a strike vote.

____ (2022-06-20). Cities recovering as dynamic zero-COVID approach mitigates virus impact. ecns.cn Life and work are getting back to normal in China, as it has brought the COVID-19 virus transmission under control after battling the latest flare-ups in cities including the political and economic hubs of Beijing and Shanghai over the past months.

____ (2022-06-20). Scientists solve issues in growing seedless lychee. ecns.cn Chinese scientists have made several breakthroughs in the cultivation of seedless lychees that are expected to boost production efficiency and reduce costs, the Chinese Academy of Tropical Agricultural Sciences said.

____ (2022-06-20). China conducts land-based mid-course missile interception test. ecns.cn China conducted a land-based, mid-course missile interception test on Sunday night, and the test had achieved its goals, the Defense Ministry said.

Staff (2022-06-20). Deal could finalize if US adheres to JCPOA commitments. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Saeed Khatibzadeh stated that if the US agrees to lift all sanctions under its obligations under JCPOA and not to try to maintain maximum pressure components, the deal could be finalized on Iran's initiative.

Staff (2022-06-20). Israel Rojas: La Revolución se defiende haciéndola todos los días. cubadebate.cu Polo Montañez llevó a Buena Fe hasta Las Terrazas hace apenas unos días. La popular agrupación no se resistió a la convocatoria de la EGREM y Musicuba al tradicional Jolgorio, entre los verdes parajes donde nacieron las canciones del Guajiro Natural. Y allá les esperaba un público entusiasta que coreó sus temas. Amparado en la magia de sus letras y la efervescencia que despiertan en quienes las seguimos, del paisaje circundante y el espíritu de Polo, le pedí a Israel Rojas una pequeña entrevista.

Staff (2022-06-20). øCuáles son las novedades exclusivas de la nueva versión de pago de Telegram? cubadebate.cu Telegram ha lanzado este domingo una versión de pago de su plataforma de mensajería con funciones adicionales exclusivas, así como una actualización para el servicio gratuito, como solicitudes para ingresar a un grupo público, distintivos de verificación para canales creados por figuras públicas y organizaciones y mejoras en la vista previa de chats en Android.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-20). 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…

TeleSUR, JL (2022-06-20). Preconteo: Gustavo Petro gana segunda vuelta en Colombia. telesurtv.net De acuerdo a lo publicado por la Registraduría, Gustavo Petro supera los 11 millones de votos y se convierte en el nuevo presidente de Colombia.

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 …

____ (2022-06-19). Even The Broken Clock… Or Fast Response To Simon. smoothiex12.blogspot.com One of our friends, Simon, decided to criticize me for putting the doubt over John Mearsheimer's both academic adequacy and intentions, which I described in my post yesterday. Here is what Simon wrote.

_____ (2022-06-19). War and Food. What Does It Have to Do With Africa? journal-neo.org After Senegalese President Macky Sall's visit to Russia on June 3 and Vladimir Putin's extended interview published on the same day, in which he declared Russia's readiness to do everything in its power to ensure the export of Ukrainian grain, the subject seemed to have been exhausted. On June 8, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov …

Contributing Writers (2022-06-19). Opportunists International/ By Prof. Anderson. marktaliano.net READ MORE: New Documentary: "Theaters of War: How the Pentagon and CIA Took Hollywood" &#1 ; Global ResearchGlobal Research &#1 ; Centre for Research on Globalization Washington rushes to hide its 'octopus' NED funding in Ukraine/ By Prof. Anderson "Top Gun: Maverick" is Military Propaganda. Official Documents Prove It (mintpressnews.com)…

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…

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…

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.

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.

____ (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.

Kyle Anzalone (2022-06-19). Washington, Allies Plan for a Long War Against Russia in Ukraine. news.antiwar.com The Washington Post reports the White House is planning for an extended conflict in Ukraine. Leaders in NATO, the UK and Germany have joined the US in support of a long war. However, there is anxiety among some in the Western alliance that war fatigue will set in and support for Kiev will dry up. …

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…

The Grayzone (2022-06-19). Pfizer reportedly sponsored Miami yacht party for failed Colombian presidential contender Rodolfo Hernández. thegrayzone.com Editor's note: Rodolfo Hernández, lauded in US mainstream media as an "anti-corruption" crusader, was defeated by left-wing politician Gustavo Petro in his bid for the presidency on June 19, 2022. Under the presidency of Ivan Duque, Colombia overpaid by as much as $375 million for Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine. According to secret contracts with Pfizer that were later leaked, Colombia was compelled by Pfizer to forfeit "immunity against precautionary seizure of any of [their state] assets." A peer-reviewed May 2022 study …

Contributing Writers (2022-06-19). Washington and NATO are still hindering Syria's reconstruction and are looting oil, gas and wheat/ By Prof. Anderson / Press TV, 26 Feb 2022. marktaliano.net READ MORE: Biden Regime Continues to Steal Food from Syria (syrianews.cc) 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…

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…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-19). The Life and Miracles of NATO. libya360.wordpress.com Luis Britto Garcia Nato's bombing campaign in Yugoslavia in 1999 is the reason for the anger from protesters. Photograph: Boris Pejovic/EPA In a medullar and documented work James A. Lucas shows that since the end of World War II the United States has killed more than 20 million people in 37 victim countries (The U.S….

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). Historic victory for Gustavo Petro in Colombia's elections. colombiareports.com Progressive Senator Gustavo Petro became Colombia's first progressive president-elect since the 1930's after a historic vote on Sunday. According to the National Registry, Petro defeated the runner-up, the allegedly corrupt…

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…

____ (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.

Jason Ditz (2022-06-19). Iraq's Sunnis, Kurds Try to Persuade Sadr to Rejoin Political Process. news.antiwar.com Over the past week, key Shi'ite Moqtada al-Sadr had his entire bloc resign from parliament and announced he is stepping away from politics. Despite this, he continues to loom large and is driving the political process. | Whoever the Shi'ite ruling faction is, the Kurdish Democrats and the biggest Sunni Arab bloc will surely find a spot in the coalition. Those groups, however, That's understandable, as Sadr's huge number of followers are going to be aligned agai…

_____ (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). 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). Calling For A Radical Break With The Status Quo Of Incrementalism. popularresistance.org While Democrats march around in Washington DC pretending they care about quality of life for poor people, it's important to remember who actually walks the walk as opposed to just talking the talk. | A joint press conference held by the Philadelphia-based Poor Peoples Economic Human Rights Campaign with the Black Alliance for Peace, shared these words of wisdom via zoom on June 16, 2022. Note that the PPEHRC operates as the Poor People's Army, a well-established organization that has struggled and won housing for single mothers and their children. Details about attending their August boot camp to learn how it's d…

_____ (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). New Bill That Passed House Reinvokes Old Russian Bogeyman As Pretext For More US 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 Ban Treaty Follows 1982's Million-Person March. popularresistance.org Hamburg, Germany – 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 pu…

_____ (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). Biden Regime Continues to Steal Food from Syria/ By Miri Wood. marktaliano.net Original Link Here: Biden Regime Continues to Steal Food from Syria (syrianews.cc) Biden regime has stolen more Syrian wheat. On 18 June, American illegals in the Levantine Republic moved forty trucks filled with the country's grain, moving them into Iraq via criminal use of the al Walid Crossing in the al Yarubiyah region of Hasakah …

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 …

Contributing Writers (2022-06-19). Putin Speaks at International Forum at Saint Petersburg. marktaliano.net READ MORE:

Dean Baker (2022-06-19). Neoliberals Do Not Like a Free Market, but They Want You to Think They Do. cepr.net Neoliberal types are just fine with all sorts of government interventions that redistribute income upward. They just get upset when the government intervenes in ways that redistributes from those on top to the rest of us.

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). Red Theory: The contradiction between base and superstructure. fightbacknews.org Our exploration of the fundamental concepts of historical materialism so far, we have looked closely at the economic and material base of society. We've talked about the forces and relations of production that make up a mode of production. But every mode of production which forms the base of society has a superstructure that arises from it and in turn reinforces it. So, let's look now at what the superstructure is and the relationship between it and the base. | | As we've said before, an essential point of Marxist materialism is that it is monistic rather than dualistic, meaning it doesn't view consciousness a…

Fight Back (2022-06-19). Sarah Nelson and Joe Burns speak at Labor Notes conference in Chicago. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL—Sarah Nelson, international president of the Association of Flight Attendants, spoke on a panel with labor negotiator and author Joe Burns. They discussed how to fight the big corporate firms in the transportation sector in talk titled "Using the Railway Labor Act to Our Advantage." They highlighted how different labor laws for the transportation sector benefit their ability to lead the flight attendant union in struggle with big corporate owners. | Joe Burns explained, "Railway workers formed one of the most militant unions in our history, shutting down the whole country with strikes in 1877,…

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.

Kevin Cashman (2022-06-19). Colombia también podría elegir un 'outsider' de presidente. cepr.net Por Francesca Emanuele Los políticos outsiders se han convertido en una tendencia global. Enganchan con votantes hartos de una clase política que ha liderado décadas de gobiernos corruptos e inficaces. Hace un año, la mayoría de peruanos optamos por apoyar al candidato presidencial "antiestablisment", Pedro Castillo. Y aunque nos salvamos de la consolidación de una …

Nicholas Stender (2022-06-19). Biden meet with genocidal Saudi dictator exposes hypocrisy of "democratic" foreign policy. liberationnews.org The administration has announced that Biden will be meeting with notorious murderer and dictator Muhammad bin Salman while in Saudi Arabia…

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). Gustavo Petro wins historic elections in Colombia. peoplesdispatch.org Preliminary results from Colombia's second round presidential race indicate the victory of the left-wing Historic Pact coalition led by Gustavo Petro and Francia Marquez. The duo had received 40% of the votes cast in the first round, 10 points shy of a first round victory. The progressive duo was facing off against political outsider Rodolfo Hernández of the League of Anti-Corruption Governors movement who received just under 47% of the vote in the precount. | The period leading up to these elections have been marked by irregularities, violence, and strong media campaigns demonizing the progressive candidates. Da…

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…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-19). Roger Waters pens letter in support of the Colombian people. peoplesdispatch.org Ahead of the second round of presidential elections in Colombia, renowned musician and activist Roger Waters wrote a letter expressing his support of the Colombian people and their struggle for justice. | To all my Comrades in Colombia. | Today is the second round of your Presidential Election. I have been following the election from afar, I was very excited after the first round when the center left candidate was leading, I even expressed my joy to sympathetic politicians in other South American countries. "Don't get too excited" They warned, "The right wing will go to any lengths to subvert the will of the peop…

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.

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.

____ (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.

Dra. Naomi Wolf (2022-06-19). Queridos amigos, lamento anunciar un genocidio: Dra. Naomi Wolf sobre el "Informe confidencial" de Pfizer. globalizacion.ca He estado en silencio durante algunas semanas. Perdóname. | La verdad es que me he quedado casi sin palabras —o el equivalente literario de eso— porque recientemente he tenido la poco envidiable tarea de tratar de anunciar al mundo que en…

Staff (2022-06-19). Denuncian líderes del Pacto Histórico irregularidades en elecciones en Colombia (+ Video). cubadebate.cu Tras abrir los colegios electorales colombianos, líderes del Pacto Histórico denunciaron algunas irregularidades en las boletas. Iván Cepeda, por ejemplo, aseguró que les llegó "evidencia de que en algunas partes del país donde obtuvieron mayoría de votos en primera vuelta electoral, las papeletas tienen rayas, puntos o tachones en la casilla del voto en blanco".

_____ (2022-06-19). Canada Steps Up Surveillance Of Indigenous Peoples To Push Pipelines. 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…

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). 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.

____ (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.

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). 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). 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). 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.

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.

____ (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.

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.

____ (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.

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.

____ (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.

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.

Staff (2022-06-19). Panamericano sub 23: Cuba no pudo pescar el oro en Aguascalientes. cubadebate.cu El equipo Cuba sub 23 que participa en el torneo Panamericano de Aguascalientes, México, cayó en la gran final ante los anfitriones con marcador de 4-0, y se tuvo que conformar con la medalla de plata. Mientras, la escuadra de Nicaragua venció 4-3 a su similar de Venezuela y se agenció la medalla de bronce.

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

____ (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.

____ (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.

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

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.

WSWS (2022-06-19). Workers in Sheffield, Manchester and London speak on the national rail strike. wsws.org World Socialist Web Site reporters attended the Orgreave Anniversary Rally in South Yorkshire and stations and depots in Manchester and London to speak with demonstrators about the upcoming national rail strike.

Dra. Nicole Delépine (2022-06-19). 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…

____ (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.

Staff (2022-06-19). Iran monitors all movements of foreign powers in region. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 20 (MNA) — Saying that the enemies are afraid of the power of Iran's air defense, the Commander of Iran's Army Air Defense said that Iran's air defense forces monitor all movements of foreign powers in the region.

____ (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.

TeleSUR, yart, JGN (2022-06-19). Celebran elecciones parlamentarias en Andalucía, España. telesurtv.net Unos 6.6 millones de andaluces podrán ejercer su derecho al voto, de ellos, 263.430 lo harán desde el exterior.

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.

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.

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.

TeleSUR, msc, JCM, MER (2022-06-19). Minuto a minuto segunda vuelta electoral en Colombia. telesurtv.net Este domingo se define al próximo presidente del país entre los candidatos Rodolfo Hernández y Gustavo Petro, el 42º de la historia.

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). 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.

TeleSUR, JL (2022-06-19). Preconteo electoral en Colombia: Gustavo Petro gana segunda vuelta presidencial. telesurtv.net De acuerdo a lo publicado por la Registraduría, Gustavo Petro supera los 11 millones de votos y se convierte en el nuevo presidente de Colombia.

____ (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.

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…

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.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-06-19). Asamblea Nacional de Ecuador examinará estado de excepción. telesurtv.net Legisladores analizarán si derogan decreto presidencial sobre estado de excepción en tres provincias y la convocatoria a un diálogo sobre situación nacional.

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.

____ (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.

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.

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.

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…

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.

Staff (2022-06-19). Deepening Iran-Azerbaijan cultural relation in light of MoU. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 19 (MNA) — Iran's Adviser to the Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance voiced hope that the joint statement by the ministers of culture of Iran and Azerbaijan would lead to the consolidation of bilateral cultural relations.

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.

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). 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.

____ (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). 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.

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.

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.

____ (2022-06-19). They Still Cannot Resign Themselves… smoothiex12.blogspot.com to a simple fact that UK is not a player in modern geopolitics. It is a small island nation with acutely manifested phantom pains of imperial greatness which disappeared completely after WW II and has been gone now for more than 75 years. Militarily United Kingdom is a midget with semi-autonomous "control" of her nuclear arsenal which in effect are the crumbs from the American nuclear weapons' table. Royal Navy, despite operating a couple of useless aircraft carriers, has only a very few nuclear subs as a real factor in any serious conflict. But the state of the British ground forces is altogether something o…

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.

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.

Staff (2022-06-19). Más de 550 000 viajeros han arribado 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, 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.

____ (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.

____ (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'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.

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?

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.

____ (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.

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…

Dr. Russell Blaylock (2022-06-19). The COVID Pandemic and the mRNA Vaccine: What Is the Truth? Dr. Russell L. Blaylock. globalresearch.ca The COVID-19 pandemic is one of the most manipulated infectious disease events in history. Official lies in an unending stream led by government bureaucracies, medical associations, medical boards, the media, and UN agencies.

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.

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.

____ (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.

____ (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.

_____ (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…

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.

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.

Adriaan Alsema (2022-06-19). Colombia's election observers say voters received tainted ballots. colombiareports.com Colombia's election observers warned on Sunday that voters were given tainted ballots that could disqualify their votes. According to the Electoral Observation Mission (MOE), voters were given ballots with signs…

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.

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

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-19). Lluvias en Guatemala dejan 21 muertos y 668.000 damnificados. telesurtv.net El Ministerio de Salud declaró la alerta roja institucional en la red hospitalaria por el incremento de las lluvias.

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.

Staff (2022-06-19). Aumentan tarifas máximas de transportación de carga y traslado de caña por ferrocarril (+ PDF). cubadebate.cu Como parte de la actualización de los precios de las principales fuentes de materias primas y materiales que intervienen en los servicios de transportación se han incrementado las tarifas máximas del servicio de transportación de carga por ferrocarril y también las del traslado de caña en este mismo medio.

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.

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…

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

____ (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.

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

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.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-06-19). Pacto Histórico denuncia irregularidades en comicios de Colombia. 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.

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). 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.

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.

____ (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, 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.

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.

____ (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.

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.

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). Gustavo Petro gana segunda vuelta electoral en Colombia, según resultados preliminares. cubadebate.cu El candidato por la coalición Pacto Histórico, Gustavo Petro, triunfa en los comicios de la segunda vuelta presidencial en Colombia ante Rodolfo Hernández. De acuerdo con los resultados preliminares, con el 94.57% de las mesas informadas Gustavo Petro obtiene 10 692 503 votos (50.69%).

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). 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.

WSWS (2022-06-19). Tens of thousands demand action at Trades Union Congress rally on eve of UK rail strikes. wsws.org The protest called ahead of next week's national rail strikes by ,000 rail workers on June 21, 23 and 25, attracted workers and young people looking for a means to fight the devastating assault on living standards and the impact of inflation running at 11 percent.

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.

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.

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

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.

Staff (2022-06-19). Magda González sobre Calendario: "El éxito se logró cuando conectamos al televidente con la realidad" (+ Fotos). cubadebate.cu La primera temporada de la serie Calendario, opera prima de Magda González Grau como directora del género, y escrita por Amílcar Salatti, impactó en las audiencias como hacía tiempo no sucedía con un producto audiovisual en Cuba. Arrastró a un público que esperaba con ansias la noche del domingo para ver cómo se hilvanaba determinada trama y con qué sorpresa terminaría el siguiente capítulo.

Staff (2022-06-19). Sostienen encuentro amistoso Ricardo Cabrisas y el presidente del Partido Comunista de la Federación de Rusia. cubadebate.cu Como parte de las actividades desarrolladas por el viceprimer ministro cubano Ricardo Cabrisas a raíz del 25 Foro Económico Internacional de San Petersburgo, se reunió este domingo con Guennady Ziugánov, presidente del Partido Comunista de la Federación de Rusia, quien resaltó, entre otras cuestiones, la necesidad de poner fin al bloqueo contra Cuba.

Xiaolu Sun (2022-06-19). Yellowstone to partially reopens after floods. america.cgtn.com Parts of U.S. Yellowstone National Park will reopen on Wednesday after historic flooding. See the latest.

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

____ (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.

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.

____ (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.

WSWS (2022-06-19). Trades Union Congress London rally attendees speak to WSWS. wsws.org WSWS reporters spoke to some of those attending the Trades Union Congress march and rally in London on Saturday.

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.

Staff (2022-06-19). Yadir Dreke: el hombre del corazón gigante. cubadebate.cu Sus Cocodrilos perdían 1-0 a la altura del octavo inning y ese era el tercer pasaporte gratis que le obsequiaban esa tarde los lanzadores rivales, dos de ellos de forma intencional. Esa misma mañana, Yadir Dreke había viajado más de 1 300 kilómetros para jugar el partido, un hecho insólito en la historia de las series nacionales.

____ (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). 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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…

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.

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

Frances Kuo (2022-06-19). Smithsonian Institution Museum collects artifacts to document pandemic. america.cgtn.com The Smithsonian National Museum of American History in DC has collected COVID-19 artifacts to be included in a future exhibition about the pandemic. Find out more.

____ (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.

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.

____ (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…

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.

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…

Editor (2022-06-18). The Chris Hedges Report: Struggle makes us human. scheerpost.com 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 fi…

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

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). The West Unsuccessfully Tries to Play the Algerian Card. journal-neo.org It is now clear to all that the gas war the US and Europe unleashed against Russia, has been lost by the "collective West". Moscow managed to push "gas for rubles", forcing the EU to "reverse gear" by agreeing to Russia's terms. European companies can now pay for Russian gas in rubles, which would not …

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

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…

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…

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.

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.

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.

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.

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…

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…

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…

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