Daily Archives: June 22, 2022

2022-06-22: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-06-22). German Air Force chief calls for the use of nuclear weapons against Russia. wsws.org While NATO powers escalate the proxy war in Ukraine against Russia, the German armed forces is threatening Moscow with the use of nuclear weapons.

Staff (2022-06-22). Ukrainian drone strikes oil refinery inside Russia: Report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — One of southern Russia's largest oil refineries was struck by an apparent drone attack Wednesday, setting off a massive fire, authorities and media reported.

Margaret Kimberley (2022-06-22). The Problem with Juneteenth. orinocotribune.com By Margaret Kimberley &#1 ; Jun 15, 2022 | Juneteenth was a people's holiday with deep meaning for the descendants of enslaved people. But the declaration of an official federal holiday has turned it into an opportunity for corporate exploiters and cynical politicians to show pretend concern for Black people. At best Juneteenth provides a history lesson and an opportunity for much needed political education. | "The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free. This involves an absolute equality of personal rights and rights of pr…

WSWS (2022-06-22). Australian Labor foreign minister visits Solomon Islands, reinforcing threats over China ties. wsws.org Every aspect of Penny Wong's visit to Solomon Islands reeked of neo-colonial arrogance and hypocrisy.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-22). 'Ukraine Fatigue' Intensifies as Sanctions Boomerang Ravages Western Economies. libya360.wordpress.com Drago Bosnic On February 24, the political West sounded decidedly self-confident as it expected Russia was heading back to the disastrous 1990s, with the country's social and economic prospects seemingly in tatters. Russian forex reserves were stolen, banks cut off from SWIFT, Western airspace banned, while anything remotely connected to Russia and its magnificent civilizational contributions…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-22). Southern Ukraine is the Priority in NATO's Planning. libya360.wordpress.com M. K. BHADRAKUMAR The desolate Snake Island in the Black Sea off Odessa has become a major theatre of contestation between Russia and NATO On the night of February 24, when Russian forces crossed the western and northern borders of Ukraine, the world's attention was riveted on the fate of Kiev. Hardly anyone paid attention…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-22). Most African Countries Support Russia. libya360.wordpress.com Lucas Leiroz Apparently, Volodymir Zelensky's popularity in Ukraine is very low. The Ukrainian leader called for a virtual diplomatic meeting with African heads of state, but the event failed completely. Almost all African leaders declined to participate, hampering Zelensky's plans to make the meeting a pro-Kiev propaganda stage. Meanwhile, the Russian government's popularity is growing…

Benjamin Norton (2022-06-22). Only 4 of 55 African leaders attend Zelensky call, showing neutrality on Ukraine. multipolarista.com France and Germany pressured African Union leaders for months to join a brief Zoom call with Ukraine's Volodymyr Zelensky. 51 of 55 African heads of state (93%) boycotted the meeting, showing clear neutrality over the Western proxy war with Russia.

M.K. Bhadrakumar (2022-06-22). West at inflection point in Ukraine War. peoplesdispatch.org Henry Kissinger predicted some three weeks ago that the Ukraine war was dangerously close to becoming a war against Russia. That was a prescient remark. The NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg in a weekend interview told Germany's Bild am Sonntag newspaper that in the alliance's estimation, the Ukraine war could rage for years. | "We must prepare for the fact that it could take years. We must not let up in supporting Ukraine. Even if the costs are high, not only for military support, also because of rising energy and food prices," Stoltenberg said. He added that the supply of state-of-the-art weaponry to Ukra…

Staff (2022-06-22). Germany, Netherlands provide howitzers to Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com UkrinformJune 22, 2022 Germany, Netherlands to donate 12 PzH 2000 howitzers to Ukraine Germany and the Netherlands will donate 12 Panzerhaubitze 2000 self-propelled howitzers to Ukraine. "News from the German Ministry of Defense regarding support for Ukraine: the training of Ukrainian soldiers on Panzerhaubitze 2000s has been completed. The transfer of seven weapons systems to …

____ (2022-06-22). Turkey to host meeting with UN, Russia, Ukraine on grain corridor: media. ecns.cn Turkey is to host a four-way meeting with the United Nations, Russia and Ukraine in Istanbul next week to discuss a possible Black Sea corridor for exporting Ukrainian grains, local media reported Tuesday.

Nathan King (2022-06-22). The Heat: Conflict in Ukraine. america.cgtn.com Russian forces advance in Ukraine. When and how will this conflict end?

Anonymous669 (2022-06-22). In Video: Russian Tor-M2 System Intercepts Polish Drone With New Missile Over Ukraine. southfront.org Screen grab from footage released by the Russian Ministry of Defense. | On June 22, the Russian Ministry of Defense released footage showing a Tor-M2 air-defense system intercepting a Polish-made FLYEYE mini drone over an unspecified part of Ukraine. | The Tor-M2 is one of the more modern versions of the Tor medium-altitude, short-range air-defense system. This version has an improved fire control radar coverage and protection against spoofing. It can also engaged up to four targets simultaneously. | The air-defense s…

Maureen Clare Murphy (2022-06-22). Israel to dissolve government to preserve apartheid. electronicintifada.net Tanks roll into Masafer Yatta, precipitating mass displacement.

Editor2 (2022-06-22). NATO Failure Illustrated by Growing Turkish-Syrian Tensions. orinocotribune.com By Brian Berletic &#1 | Military activity on all sides has been increasing in northern Syria. Turkish forces are increasing their presence and the pace of operations against Kurdish held territory north of Aleppo and to the east along the Turkish-Syrian border in what may lead up to a major military operation. | The Daily Sabah in an

Lowkey (2022-06-22). Institute For Curriculum Studies: The "Educational" Dep't of the Israel Lobby, With Jessica Buxbaum. mintpressnews.com ICS recommended that American students be discouraged from finding their own sources of information on the internet, and instead be instructed to use resources from the Anti-Defamation League or the Jewish Virtual Library.

Dana Sanchez (2022-06-22). Andrew Gillum Indicted For Fraud, Conspiracy, Lying Related To His Campaign: 'This Case Is Not Legal, It Is Political'. moguldom.com Andrew Gillum, 42, who narrowly lost to Ron DeSantis in the 2018 midterm elections as Florida's governor, was charged, along with an associate, by federal prosecutors in 21-count federal indictment Wednesday in Tallahassee. Nineteen of the 21 counts each carry a maximum of 20 years in prison. Gillum was the first Black gubernatorial candidate in …

Staff (2022-06-22). $100-billion arms boost: chancellor says NATO can rely on Germany. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Deutsche WelleJune 22, 2022 Olaf Scholz: NATO partners can 'rely on Germany' German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Wednesday told the German parliament, the Bundestag, that members of the NATO alliance could rely on Berlin. …Scholz's speech focused on Berlin's support for NATO and Kyiv. In his speech, the chancellor stressed that Germany not only took …

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-22). US, Russia exchange warnings over Lithuania blockade. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — After Washington warned Russia that its support for Lithuania is 'ironclad' and any attack 'would be an attack on ALL NATO members', the Russian deputy foreign minister Sergey Ryabkov warned against dangerous rhetoric.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-22). Gobierno de México dará respuesta al asesinato de dos jesuitas. telesurtv.net El presidente mexicano prometió una pronta investigación y la Compañía de Jesús pide recuperar los cuerpos de los sacerdotes.

Staff (2022-06-22). Moldova ready to discuss lethal weapons supplies with France. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Moldova is ready to discuss the supplies of lethal weapons with France as part of the assistance for the republic's military budget promised by the European Union, Moldovan President Maia Sandu said.

Sonali Kolhatkar (2022-06-22). To Prevent Formula Shortages, Break Up Monopolies. otherwords.org It's a tough time to be the parent of a newborn in the United States today. Not only is child care prohibitively expensive, but the cost of all things — including baby products — is rising. And there's been a months-long shortage of baby formula. | There's nothing more important to a parent than providing for their child. As a mother who was unable to breastfeed, I relied on formula. I remember once making a long drive to another town when my local store was out of the brand my child was used to. | It was a stressful experience — and mild compared to what millions of parents are feeling right no…

Xiaolu Sun (2022-06-22). Milk donation amid a shortage of baby formula in the U.S. america.cgtn.com As families continue to struggle with a shortage of baby formula, many mothers have been donating breast milk to help others feed their babies.

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-22). Bill Banning Imports From China's Xinjiang Region Takes Effect. news.antiwar.com A bill banning the import of goods from China's Xinjiang region President Biden signed the Uygur Forced Labour Prevention Act into law in December 2021. The legislation was passed through Congress over allegations China is practicing forces labor in Xinjiang using Uyghur Muslims and other ethnic minorities in the region, a charge Beij…

Jason Ditz (2022-06-22). US Navy Faults 'Unsafe' Encounter With Iranian Boats in Strait of Hormuz. news.antiwar.com The US Navy is reporting a pair of American warships hanging around off the coast of Iran encountered Iranian coastal boats. The Such incidents have been happening for years, with the US ships simply being near enough to Iran long enough that Iranian boats come out to scout them, and then the US is upset about it. | The USNS Choctaw County, a transport ship, was being escorted by the patrol ship USS Sirocco when they were approached by the thr…

Ann Brown (2022-06-22). Black San Diego Gets Its Research Game Up Tracing Lineage Ahead Of California Reparations Plan. moguldom.com On March 29, California's first-in-the-nation task force on reparations voted to structure its reparations criteria based on lineage traced to slavery. That means any compensation the task force decides on will be limited to the descendants of free and enslaved Black people who were in the U.S. in the 19th century. As the task force continues to …

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-06-22). After Getting Big Check From Jeff Bezos For Private Foundation, Obamas Take Podcast To Amazon's Audible Platform. moguldom.com Barack and Michelle Obama have found a new home for their podcasts at Amazon's audio storytelling platform Audible. The news comes just two months after the former first couple parted ways with Spotify after failing to come to a renewal agreement with the company. The Obamas' Higher Ground Productions signed an "exclusive, worldwide, multi-project, multi-year …

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-06-22). Oxford University Press Will Release An 'African American English' Dictionary With Oversight By Dr. Henry Louis Gates. moguldom.com Almost years after Dr. Robert L. Williams coined the term "Ebonics" to describe the uniqueness of Black American English, the process has started to commission an "African American English" dictionary with editorial oversight by renowned race, history and literary scholar Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. Oxford University Press recently announced the upcoming dictionary, which is slated …

Dana Sanchez (2022-06-22). Major Bitcoin Miner: We're Not Holding Crypto Anymore, Too Much Volatility. moguldom.com One of the largest crypto mining and hoarding companies in North America, Bitfarms Ltd. announced that it has changed its holding strategy during the current market volatility and sold almost half of its mined coins in the past week. The publicly traded Toronto-based company said in a June 21 press release that it had "adjusted …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-22). June 21: New Year for Some Andean Peoples. libya360.wordpress.com Ollantay Itzamná Andean New Year Ceremony.Internet Just a few decades ago, to announce or publicly display the ritual celebration of our gratitude to the Sun, (June 21), was unthinkable and a cause for shame. Yes, it was a cause for social derision. Ignorant, the "enlightened" called us. Now, the celebration of gratitude and clamor to…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-22). National Security State Censoring of Anti-Imperialist Voices the Latest Phase of Their Long-Term Strategy to Divide and Control the Left. libya360.wordpress.com Stansfield Smith The US rulers use many tools to disrupt and disorganize the anti-war and anti-imperialist left. Three discussed here include: one, corporate control of the news media gives them free reign to spread disinformation and fake news against foreign and domestic targets. Two, they use government and corporate foundation resources to fund and promote…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-22). Belgium Returns Remains of Assassinated Congolese Leader Patrice Lumumba but What about Justice? libya360.wordpress.com Tanupriya Singh (Photo: Nationaal Archief) Belgium has returned a gold crowned tooth of Patrice Lumumba to his family. However, activists point out that there has been no accountability or justice for his brutal assassination following a western-backed coup in 1961 Over six decades after his assassination, Belgium has repatriated the mortal remains of Congolese independence…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-22). Exile on Main Street: The Sound of the Unipolar World Fading Away. libya360.wordpress.com Pepe Escobar The future world order, already in progress, will be formed by strong sovereign states. The ship has sailed. There's no turning back. Let's cut to the chase and roll in the Putin Top Ten of the New Era, announced by the Russian President live at the St. Petersburg forum for both the Global North and…

_____ (2022-06-22). Crises Exacerbated by the West have Led to an Increase in Drug Production and Consumption. journal-neo.org Drugs and terrorism have become an instrument of international politics. Drugs have been increasingly used by certain actors in international life, especially the United States and its Western allies, to enhance their hegemony. Such actions not only destroy the youth and entire nations, but also create chains of corruption in countries which are then used …

_____ (2022-06-22). New Zealand amid Growing Instability in the Pacific Region. journal-neo.org Today, in Oceania, the most extensive region in the world, located in the Pacific Ocean, there is an ongoing geopolitical confrontation between the People's Republic of China on the one hand and the United States, Australia and New Zealand on the other. The two conflicting parties are vying for influence in the 12 island states …

Matt Sedlar (2022-06-22). The World Trade Organization After the 12th Ministerial Conference. cepr.net Institute for New Economic Thinking | Last week's WTO 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) in Geneva concluded with pro-corporate, anti-worker, and anti-development outcomes on all major issues of access to medicines, agriculture, digital trade, and the future of the WTO itself. The spin of "unprecedented outcomes" of MC12 is a cynical ploy to paper over major differences to bolster the institution's flailing reputation. | The agreements should herald a war…

Amarynth (2022-06-22). Sitrep: International reserve currency based on a basket of BRICS currencies. thesaker.is This news just out &#1 ; MAJOR! Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that banks from BRICS nations can freely connect to the System for Transfer of Financial Messages (SPFS),…

Amarynth (2022-06-22). Sitrep Operation Z: Cauldrons and Fatigue. thesaker.is For the Saker Blog by Saker Staff Best again today, is Military Summary and worth listening to and watching. He is 'predicting' a 'riot' in among the Ukie troops in…

Ana Perdigón (2022-06-22). Delegations from Venezuela's Government & Opposition to Participate in Oslo Forum. orinocotribune.com Delegations of the Venezuelan government and from the country's far-right opposition—under the banner of the so-called Unitary Platform coalition—will participate in the Oslo Forum, confirmed the minister of foreign affairs of Norway, Anniken Huitfeldt. | Through an official

Bella DeVaan (2022-06-22). A Pastor Marches for a Moral Economy. otherwords.org To Reverend Andrew Wilkes, inequality is a dire and immoral injustice. The pastor and political scientist spends every Sunday considering how to build a more equitable economy with his New York congregation. | "From unemployment to health care outcomes, virtually every issue hits poor folks the hardest," he told me. | As a result, pastors like him have more prayers to shepherd, more funerals to perform, and more concerns to ease — "not because it's God's will or because fate declared it," he said, "but because identifiable policy choices have created burdens on people that should be lifted." | These choices…

Contributing Writers (2022-06-22). Eighty Percent of Those "Dying from Covid" in Canada Are Fully Jabbed. marktaliano.net Don't be fooled: Getting jabbed for covid is likely to sicken or kill you By Ethan Huff Global Research, June 21, 2022 NaturalNews.com 18 June 2022 To receive Global Research's Daily …

Dante Strobino (2022-06-22). Low-wage workers descend on D.C. workers.org Washington, D.C. — Tens of thousands of poor people, low-wage workers and their allies rallied here June 18 for the Poor People's Campaign Moral March and Low Wage Workers Assembly against "poverty, systemic racism and voter suppression." Starbucks workers — including some of the Memphis 7 fired for organizing — . . . |

Editor (2022-06-22). Labor's militant minority. mronline.org How a new class of "salts"—radicals who take jobs to help unionization—is boosting the organizing efforts of long-term workers.

Editor (2022-06-22). Neil Faulkner — 'Alienation, Spectacle, and Revolution: A Critical Marxist Essay'. mronline.org The tradition of concise introductions to Marxist theory is a long one, stretching back perhaps to Engels's Anti-Dàºhring. Alienation, Spectacle and Revolution enters stridently into this tradition with an acerbic, tremendously illuminating, and urgent style.

Editor (2022-06-22). 'Moral Failure': California Dem Pulls Plug on Fossil Fuel Divestment Legislation. scheerpost.com Young people participate in a demonstration for S.B. 1173, proposed state legislation in California that would force two of the state's biggest pensions to divest from the fossil fuel industry. (Photo: Fossil Free California/Instagram) | By Brett Wilkins / Climate, environmental, and social justice advocates on Tuesday condemned the decision by a Democratic California lawmaker to kill proposed legislation that would require two of the state's leading pension fund…

Editor (2022-06-22). The right to self defense. workers.org We were still reeling from the racist massacre at Buffalo, New York, the slaughter of children in Uvalde, Texas. Then came news of a June 11 attempt by white supremacists to ambush a public Pride in the Park celebration in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Over 30 white men of the Patriot . . . |

Fight Back (2022-06-22). Poor People's Campaign protests at Capitol in DC. fightbacknews.org Washington, DC – On the morning of Saturday, June 18, thousands of people poured into the streets in front of the United States Capitol to participate in the Poor People's Campaign (PPC) political action. They are demanding justice and redressal for millions of people in the United States facing poverty and deplorable living conditions under U.S. capitalism. | "54 years ago my father launched the Poor People's Campaign to revolutionize the economic landscape of our nation. Unfortunately, Dr. King did not live long enough to see it come to fruition. However, on June 19, 1968, my mother Coretta Scott King was here…

Gloria Rubac (2022-06-22). Juneteenth: death penalty abolitionists march in Texas. workers.org June 19 — Yancy Balderas, an activist with the Texas Death Penalty Abolition Movement, led the call "Texas says death row!" Juneteenth marchers and parade watchers in Houston responded with "We say, hell no!" Abolitionists participate in Juneteenth, Houston. Balderas carried a sign with a photo of herself and her . . . |

HERB (2022-06-22). Moveable Feast Cafe 2022/06/22 … Open Thread. thesaker.is 2022/06/22 07: 00: 01Welcome to the 'Moveable Feast Cafe'. The 'Moveable Feast' is an open thread where readers can post wide ranging observations, articles, rants, off topic and have animate discussions of…

Jessica Buxbaum (2022-06-22). Displacement Looms for 1,000+ Palestinians After Israel's Supreme Court Sides with Army. towardfreedom.org Demonstrations—regularly met with violence from soldiers and Israeli settlers—have occurred almost weekly since Israel's Supreme Court rejected a petition in May against the expulsion of more than 1,000 Palestinians from the rural West Bank enclave of Masafer Yatta. Jessica Buxbaum reports.

KWORINOCO (2022-06-22). Petro Calls for US to Address Disproportionate Carbon Emissions. orinocotribune.com The winner of Colombia's presidential election, Gustavo Petro, addressed his supporters on Sunday night with his first speech as president-elect. "There is no doubt that this is a historic day, that what we are writing right now is the history of Colombia," said Petro. "We aren't going to betray the electorate, which has shouted at the country, at history, that from this day on, Colombia will change. It's a different Colombia… What is coming here is true change, real change, in which we challenge our existence, life itself." | Petro said that as of August 7, when he takes office, "a government of life will begi…

Michael Hudson (2022-06-22). The Fed's austerity program to reduce wages. mronline.org To Wall Street and its backers, the solution to any price inflation is to reduce wages and public social spending. The orthodox way to do this is to push the economy into recession in order to reduce hiring. Rising unemployment will oblige labor to compete for jobs that pay less and less as the economy slows.

Mitchell Zimmerman (2022-06-22). The Evidence Is Clear: Trump Must Be Indicted. otherwords.org The bipartisan congressional commission investigating the January 6 coup attempt has found strong evidence that Donald Trump is a criminal. As the hearings reveal, the former president illegally plotted to stay in office after the American people voted to boot him out. | Now he must be indicted. | Trump's criminality is proven not by the words of his enemies, but by the sworn testimony of Republicans he himself appointed or hired —including his own officials and staff, his attorney general William Barr, and Republican election lawyers and campaign personnel. | The evidence indicates Trump committed three ma…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-22). Afghanistan hit by deadliest earthquake in two decades, over 1,000 killed. peoplesdispatch.org A massive earthquake of 6.0 magnitude has killed over 1,000 people in eastern Afghanistan and injured over 1, 0, triggering an emergency in the country. On Wednesday, June 22, the Taliban administration's disaster management officials confirmed that the earthquake occurred around 1: 30 am and has rendered thousands of Afghans homeless in Paktika and Khost after their houses were partially or totally damaged. | The earthquake, which struck about 44 km from the south-eastern city of Khost, has been termed as the deadliest in two decades. Its tremors were felt in places 0 km away. The death toll is expected to rise…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-22). Daily Round-up| NUMSA workers on indefinite strike in South Africa & other stories. peoplesdispatch.org In today's episode, we bring you stories of a workers' strike in South Africa, the sentencing of David Castillo in the Berta Caceres assassination case, and the shutting down of the Elibit HQ by Palestine Action…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-22). Defying repression, Ecuadorians continue to protest against neoliberalism. peoplesdispatch.org At least two indigenous protesters have been killed in the ongoing anti-government protests in Ecuador. Since June 13, hundreds of thousands of Ecuadorians have been mobilizing across the country as a part of an indefinite national strike against the right-wing government of President Guillermo Lasso. Since then, protestors have faced widespread repression and violence by the security forces of the country.

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-22). Dispatches from India: Has the economy really recovered? peoplesdispatch.org In this episode, we take a look at the struggle of workers in Chennai to get permanent jobs, the true nature of India's economic recovery, and the issues faced by Kashmir's Pandit community…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-22). Massive workers' demonstration in Brussels seeks wage increase amid worsening cost of living crisis. peoplesdispatch.org Over 80,000 people marched in Brussels demanding that the government repeal the 1996 Wage Margin Act that acts as an obstacle to negotiating a maximum average wage increase…

Ricardo Vaz, Venezuelanalysis (2022-06-22). Venezuela: Housing Movements Rally in Caracas, Hold Meeting with Maduro. venezuelanalysis.com The mobilization was "a message to the bourgeoisie" amidst growing threats to roll back rights secured under the Bolivarian Process.

Staff (2022-06-22). Turkey extends troop deployment in occupied Libya. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Hurriyet Daily NewsJune 22, 2022 Tàºrkiye extends mandate for troop deployment in Libya Tàºrkiye's parliament on June 21 extended for another 18 months a mandate that allows the deployment of Turkish troops to Libya. The mandate was renewed with the votes of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ruling party and its nationalist allies which hold a …

Scott Williams (2022-06-22). Mumia Abu-Jamal ‚àí a hero for young people. workers.org This excerpted text was first handed out at a youth conference for Mumia Abu-Jamal in Philadelphia, December 2012. Some statistics have been updated. George Washington. Abraham Lincoln. John F. Kennedy. Young people in the U.S. are taught in school to see these men as heroes. But this is the history . . . |

Staff (2022-06-22). Militarized Ecuador: First Death in Protests Against Guillermo Lasso. orinocotribune.com Caracas, Jun 21, 2022 ( The Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE), which has been leading the national mobilization that began on June 13, is asking that the government reduce fuel prices, address unemployment, regulate…

Staff (2022-06-22). Azerbaijan holds naval drill in Caspian Sea. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — The Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan announced that the country is holding an exercise in the Caspian Sea to enhance the skills of the troops and maintain their energy facilities.

____ (2022-06-22). U.S. must protect its people from gun violence: spokesperson. ecns.cn The United States should protect its people from gun violence, as any government that safeguards human rights should do, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Wenbin said Tuesday.

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-06-22). Aumenta a 920 la cifra de muertos por sismo en el sureste de Afganistán. telesurtv.net Las autoridades afganas indicaron que la ciudad de Paktika fue la más afectada por el temblor con un registro de 100 fallecidos y 2 heridos.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-22). Rusia advierte a Lituania de consecuencias por bloqueo a Kaliningrado. telesurtv.net Lituania debe comprender la gravedad de las consecuencias de la prohibición del tránsito de mercancías por ferrocarril desde Rusia a la región de Kaliningrado.

Staff (2022-06-22). Britain denies visas to Russian delegation to OSCE PA session. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — The British government has denied visas to Russia's delegation to the annual session of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly (PA), which will be held in Birmingham on July 2-6, Vladimir Dzhabarov, said on Wednesday.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-22). Sergey Lavrov arrives in Tehran for talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — The Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has just arrived in Tehran to hold talks with the Iranian officials, including President Ebrahim Raeisi on issues of mutual interest.

Labor Video Project (2022-06-22). 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.

WSWS (2022-06-22). Stellantis announces more indefinite layoffs, as rising gas prices and interest rates slow auto sales. wsws.org Neither the UAW nor management has divulged how many jobs will be cut, nor what portion of those being laid off will be full-time workers or temps.

____ (2022-06-22). People perform Yoga to greet Summer Solstice in New York. ecns.cn Yoga practitioners practice Yoga to greet the Summer Solstice, the 12th of the 24 terms of a year, in Times Square, New York city, New York, U.S., June 21, 2022.

Pod Save America (2022-06-22). 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…

____ (2022-06-22). China opposes U.S. implementation of 'Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act'. ecns.cn A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Tuesday that China strongly condemns and firmly opposes the so-called "Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act" formulated by the United States.

Staff (2022-06-22). Fortalecen cooperación jardines botánicos de Tailandia y Cuba. cubadebate.cu El presidente del Jardín Botánico Tropical Nong Nooch, del Reino de Tailandia, y el director general del Jardín Botánico Nacional de la República de Cuba firmaron este miércoles en Tailandia un Memorando de Entendimiento dirigido a desarrollar capacidades con fines de investigación científica conjunta, uso sostenible y conservación de especies.

Staff (2022-06-22). Con Filo: Derecha maltrecha (+ Video). cubadebate.cu De tanto en tanto, la fortuna le sonríe a los movimientos de izquierda y se comienzan a acumular derrotas para sus adversarios. Precisamente de lo mal que lo está pasando la derecha dentro y fuera de Cuba se habló hoy en el programa Con Filo.

____ (2022-06-22). Damascus Intl. Airport to resume activity on June 23. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Syria's Ministry of Transport announced on Wednesday that Damascus International Airport will be put into service as of tomorrow, Thursday.

TeleSUR, MER (2022-06-22). Asciende a 90 cifra de líderes colombianos asesinados en 2022. telesurtv.net La víctima era era miembro de la Junta de Acción Comunal de la vereda La Meseta y realizaba labores de coordinación deportiva.

TeleSUR, mcs, MER (2022-06-22). Denuncian que países de Occidente incitan la rusofobia en Ucrania. telesurtv.net El diplomático ruso ante ONU criticó que países de Occidente hayan intervenido en el proceso de negociación sobre el conflicto con Ucrania.

____ (2022-06-22). Landscape of populus euphratica forest before dawn. ecns.cn Scenery of beautiful Milky Way landscape above a millennia-old populus euphratica forest in Tarim Basin, northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, June 21, 2022.

Staff (2022-06-22). Varian water village in Alborz province. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Varian is a village in Karaj County, Alborz Province, Iran. Varian, as one of the most special villages in Iran, has been named the only water village of the country.

TeleSUR, lvm, SH (2022-06-22). Más de 3 .000 niños en Somalia podrían morir por desnutrición. telesurtv.net Según la ONU la mitad de los 7.1 millones de somalíes necesitan ayuda humanitaria.

Staff (2022-06-22). British F-35 squadron headed to Finland for exercise. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Yle NewsJune 22, 2022 British F-35's to visit Finland next week Two F-35 fighter jets from the British Royal Air Force will visit Karelia Air Command next week, the Finnish Air Force said on Wednesday. The inbound squadron will consist of two F-35B Lightning II fighters and about 60 personnel. The unit will visit the …

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-22). 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, JCM (2022-06-22). Lula presenta programa de Gobierno para reconstruir a Brasil. telesurtv.net La presidenta del Partido de los Trabajadores señaló que la propuesta es "una síntesis de lo que piensan todos".

US Gov; C-Span; Common Cause (2022-06-22). Thursday 6/23: January 6th Hearings Day 5 (livestream & analysis). indybay.org Online via livestream…

____ (2022-06-22). UNGA anti-Iran report on HR 'politically motivated, unjust'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman said that the recent UN General Assembly (UNGA) report on the human rights status in Iran is politically motivated, unjust and biased.

Staff (2022-06-22). CEMAC: Un bello esfuerzo de la medicina aeronáutica de Cuba que llega a sus 20 años. cubadebate.cu En el mundo aeronáutico existe una máxima inviolable, la seguridad por encima de todo. Velar porque cada operación aérea sea segura también forma parte del trabajo que realizan los profesionales del Centro Médico de la Aviación Civil de Cuba, que este 22 de junio arriba a su 20 aniversario.

Staff (2022-06-22). Rocket attack targets Dana Gas company in northern Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Local media in the Iraqi Kurdistan region have reported that a Dana Gas facility in the Khor Mor gas field in the Kurdistan Region's Chamchamal county has been targeted with rockets on Wednesday afternoon.

Staff (2022-06-22). Petro, una victoria histórica. cubadebate.cu Con poco más del 98% de las mesas escrutadas se confirmó el triunfo de Gustavo Petro, candidato del Pacto Histórico, en la segunda vuelta de las elecciones presidenciales de Colombia. Petro reunía el 50.51% de los votos contra 47.22 de su rival. Se trata de una victoria extraordinaria, de proyecciones no sólo nacionales sino continentales.

____ (2022-06-22). COVID-19 rebound a reality after antivirals. ecns.cn Growing reports of people experiencing a COVID-19 rebound after taking the antiviral treatment Paxlovid have "refreshed our understanding of the novel coronavirus", a senior Chinese public health expert said on Monday.

Staff (2022-06-22). Accidente aéreo en Miami deja tres lesionados. cubadebate.cu Un avión comercial de la aerolínea dominicana Red Air se incendió tras aterrizar la tarde del martes en el Aeropuerto Internacional de Miami (EE.UU.) con 126 pasajeros a bordo. El avión MD-82 acababa de llegar desde Santo Domingo (República Dominicana), cuando colapsó su tren de aterrizaje delantero y dejó un saldo de tres lesionados.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-22). Study finds few COVID-19 patients get rebound symptoms after Paxlovid treatment. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic researchers studied the outcomes of 483 high-risk patients treated for COVID-19 with a five-day oral regimen of nirmatrelvir and ritonavir, together marketed as Paxlovid. Only a handful developed COVID-19 rebound symptoms, and the researchers say more studies are needed to determine why. Overall, the treatment benefited everyone in the study. All recovered, including the patients who developed rebound symptoms, which were generally mild. The findings appear in the journal Clinical…

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-06-22). Aprueban nueva prórroga del estado de excepción en El Salvador. telesurtv.net Organizaciones de derechos humanos de El Salvador han pedido el cese del estado de excepción debido a detenciones arbitrarias.

____ (2022-06-22). Xi calls for promoting sound development of globalization. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday called for efforts to stay open and inclusive, and clear away all barriers impeding the development of productive forces to promote the sound development of globalization.

____ (2022-06-22). Draft set to strengthen quality, safety of agricultural products. ecns.cn The latest revision of the draft will focus on clarifying the quality and safety responsibility of relevant parties with the most rigorous requirements.

Staff (2022-06-22). Unidad uno de Felton sincroniza exitosamente al Sistema Electroenergético Nacional. cubadebate.cu El bloque número uno de la Central Termoeléctrica Lidio Ramón Pérez, de Felton, ubicada en el municipio holguinero de Mayarí, sincronizó esta madrugada exitosamente con el Sistema Electroenergético Nacional (SEN), tras un mantenimiento impostergable debido a la suciedad acumulada en la caldera.

Staff (2022-06-22). La Revolución salvó la vida de mis hijas (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu Fueron las crisis interminables de asma bronquial y las noches de agonía ante tanta tos lo primero que disparó las alarmas. Luego llegaría el malestar general, la inapetencia y la pérdida de peso. Esos serían, desde los cuatro años, los primeros síntomas de una rara inmunodeficiencia primaria que aquejaría a Kateleane y la llevaría, varias veces, a las salas de terapia intensiva. Hoy la joven cuenta 17 años y agradece la dicha de estar viva.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-22). Mayo Clinic announces changes to administrative leadership. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org PHOENIX/SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Paula Menkosky, chief administrative officer of Mayo Clinic in Arizona, will assume the enterprise chief human resources officer role, rotating out of her current position. Paula Menkosky Marialena Murphy Marialena Murphy, M.S.N., M.H.A., Mayo Clinic in Arizona's chief nursing officer, will serve as interim chief administrative officer as a search begins. "Paula is an outstanding executive leader, and I am very glad Mayo Clinic will continue to benefit from her expertise and…

____ (2022-06-22). Lee pledges utmost efforts to build caring, inclusive HK. ecns.cn John Lee Ka-chiu, incoming chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, has pledged to make the utmost efforts in the coming five years of his term to build a caring and inclusive Hong Kong.

____ (2022-06-22). CEO says China to leapfrog in technology development. ecns.cn China is progressing rapidly in the development of aerospace, quantum computing and electric vehicles, which lead to more innovative competition, Paddy Cosgrave, the founder and CEO of Web Summit and Collision, two of the world's largest and fastest-growing tech conferences.

Staff (2022-06-22). Qué trae la prensa cubana, miércoles 22 de junio de 2022. cubadebate.cu

____ (2022-06-22). China launches new test satellite. ecns.cn China on Wednesday sent a new satellite into space from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China.

____ (2022-06-22). Hong Kong begins celebration of 25th anniversary of return to motherland. ecns.cn This year marks the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland.

Staff (2022-06-22). Gustavo Petro inicia contacto con Gobierno venezolano para normalizar actividades en la frontera. cubadebate.cu En el marco de sus promesas de campaña, el presidente electo de Colombia, Gustavo Petro, se comprometió a normalizar la actividad fronteriza con Venezuela, y este miércoles el próximo mandatario dio los primeros pasos en ese sentido. Cerrada desde hace casi siete años, ahora Petro busca restablecer las actividades en la frontera.

CID, CA Black Power Network (2022-06-22). Wednesday 6/29: CA's Formerly Incarcerated: Accessing Voting Rights in California. indybay.org Online/webinar…

____ (2022-06-22). Twin-city cooperation offers business launchpad for Hong Kong youths. ecns.cn It has been four years since Ho Yiu-wai, a Hong Kong young man, established his start-up in the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Science and Technology Innovation Cooperation Zone at the Lok Ma Chau Loop in the border area between the two cities.

Roland Rottenfusser, Jochen Kirchhof (2022-06-22). The poetization of the world and Behind the Curtain. indybay.org When the poet says "autumn," he can mean a season (outside), but at the same time he can also mean melancholy, farewell, decline, the dying of a happy love affair (inside). Schelling had already praised this capacity of poetry: "What we call nature is a poem that lies locked in secret, wonderful writing."

Staff (2022-06-22). Minster of sport off to Baku to attend OIC conference. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — The Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Hamid Sajjadi left Iran for Azerbaijan to attend the upcoming meeting of the OIC Permanent Council of Conference of Ministers of Youth.

Strike Debt Bay Area (2022-06-22). 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.

Staff (2022-06-22). Envíanos una foto de tu sonrisa. cubadebate.cu Vuelve La Tira de los Lectores, esta vez dedicada a la sonrisa que ahora se nos ve, ya que no es obligatorio el uso del nasobuco. Envíanos tu foto al correo comentacubadebate@gmail.com y las publicaremos este domingo en nuestra página y redes sociales.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-22). 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…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-22). Mayo Clinic Health System to offer sports physicals for student athletes. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org RED WING, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Health System will host several sports physical clinics across Southeast Minnesota. These free clinics are for student athletes entering grades seven to 12 in the 2022—2023 school year. The physicals provided at these clinics fulfill Minnesota State High School League sports requirements. Sports physical clinics will be held at these Southeast Minnesota locations: Cannon FallsThis clinic will be held on July 19 from 4 to 7 p.m. at 32021…

____ (2022-06-22). 'Insect banquet' held to bid farewell to university. ecns.cn Huazhong Agricultural University held an "insect banquet" to bid farewell to graduates. Locusts, silkworm pupae, bamboo insects and other insects are cooked for teachers and students to taste in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, June 21, 2022.

____ (2022-06-22). BRICS speaks as one voice for shared growth. ecns.cn The BRICS cooperation mechanism has developed a multi-tier, systemic set of institutions that is yielding remarkable progress in key areas, and it could now speak as one voice in the global arena on behalf of emerging markets and developing countries.

____ (2022-06-22). Former HKSAR chief executive hails 'one country, two systems' as viable, vibrant. ecns.cn Former chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Leung Chun-ying has hailed the practice of "one country, two systems" in Hong Kong over the past 25 years as sound, viable and vibrant.

____ (2022-06-22). S.Korea launches homegrown Nuri space rocket. ecns.cn South Korea's homegrown Nuri rocket lifts off at the Naro Space Center in Goheung, South Korea, June 21, 2022.

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-06-22). Asciende a 89 las muertes por inundaciones en la India. telesurtv.net Alrededor de 6 millones de habitantes de la India y Bangladesh han debido desplazarse para huir de las inundaciones.

TeleSUR, lvm, MER (2022-06-22). Destacan labor de organizaciones sociales en Argentina. telesurtv.net El presidente argentino aseguró que los movimientos sociales estuvieron "llevando solidaridad y compromiso donde no existía".

____ (2022-06-22). Xi: China to strive to meet 2022 economic, social targets, minimize COVID-19 impacts. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping said Wednesday that China will strengthen macro-policy adjustment and adopt more effective measures to strive to meet the social and economic development targets for 2022 and minimize the impacts of COVID-19.

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-06-22). Ministerio de Defensa de Ecuador amenaza al movimiento indígena. telesurtv.net El ministro de Defensa ecuatoriano aseveró que las protestas indígenas buscan "crear el pánico agrediendo y extorsionando a las empresas".

Staff (2022-06-22). UK systematic racism deeply-rooted in its history. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — The Deputy Head of International Affairs of Judiciary and Secretary of Iran's High Council for Human Rights has said that the UK's systematic racism is deeply rooted in its history.

Staff (2022-06-22). Iran voices readiness to provide any assistance to victims. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson offered condolences to the people of Afghanistan over the loss of lives in the recent earthquake, voicing the readiness of Iran to provide any assistance to victims.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-22). Autoridades brasileñas detienen al exministro de Educación. telesurtv.net Teólogo, abogado y pastor de la iglesia presbiteriana, Ribeiro, de 63 años, es un hombre cercano a la familia de Bolsonaro.

Staff (2022-06-22). Australia's envoy describes Iran as regional trade hub. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) – Australia's ambassador to Iran Lyndall Sachs said on Wednesday that the Islamic Republic of Iran enjoys a significant geographical location, and described it as the trade hub of the region.

WSWS (2022-06-22). Joe Nagle, 22, killed by Allegan County, Michigan sheriff during traffic stop. wsws.org Nagle, a FedEx driver, community college student and former state high school wrestling standout, was shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy during a traffic stop on a rural road south of Grand Rapids. Police have declared that there is no video of the fatal encounter.

____ (2022-06-22). China honors Shenzhou-13 mission astronauts with medals. ecns.cn Three astronauts from the Shenzhou-13 crewed mission were awarded medals for their service to China's space endeavors on Tuesday.

WSWS (2022-06-22). New Zealand government maintains "let it rip" policy despite worsening crisis in hospitals. wsws.org Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's government is seeking to normalise mass infection and ongoing deaths from COVID, which has led to a crisis in public hospitals.

Staff (2022-06-22). Cuba y Unión Europea ratifican interés en impulsar el Acuerdo de Diálogo Político y Cooperación. cubadebate.cu Cuba y la Unión Europea subrayaron el interés en impulsar el Acuerdo de Diálogo Político y Cooperación que firmaron en 2016. La postura que comparten fue ratificada en esta capital durante un encuentro entre el director general para las Américas del Servicio Europeo de Acción Exterior, Brian Glynn, y el secretario del Consejo de Estado, Homero Acosta.

____ (2022-06-22). 618 shopping spree stimulates pent-up appetites. ecns.cn Chinese consumers have shown rising demand for higher-quality and new-generation products containing innovative technologies during the June 18 shopping festival, and ensuring smooth logistics and supply chains is of great significance in promoting the recovery of consumption.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-22). Huelga en el servicio ferroviario paraliza Reino Unido. telesurtv.net Boris Johnson respondió a las huelgas ferroviarias con planes para reestructurar el sector con despidos masivos.

Staff (2022-06-22). Hundreds killed in magnitude 6.1 quake in Afghanistan: report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — At least 280 have been killed and 600 injured after an earthquake of magnitude 6.1 hits Afghanistan.

WSWS (2022-06-22). Fourth January 6 hearing documents fake electors plot and fascist threats against election officials, workers. wsws.org Tuesday's hearing underscored even more than those that preceded it the systematic and at times violent reprisals unleashed by Trump on officials and even local election workers who stood in the way of his dictatorial aims.

WSWS (2022-06-22). Airlines' mass infection policies wreak havoc in global airline industry. wsws.org Driven by the relentless pursuit of profits, airlines are forcing flight crews to work inhumanly-long hours with no measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 in place.

Staff (2022-06-22). Several unidentified rockets hit area near Mosul (+VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Iraqi media reported on Wednesday morning that several unidentified rockets hit an area in the city of Mosul in the province of Nineveh.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-06-22). Colombia levantará emergencia sanitaria por la Covid-19. telesurtv.net El mandatario colombiano indicó que continuarán con la campaña de vacunación para evitar un nuevo repunte de los casos de coronavirus.

____ (2022-06-22). China to continue to enhance opening-up: Xi. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday said China will continue to enhance opening-up and foster a business environment that is based on market principles, governed by law and up to international standards.

____ (2022-06-22). Study suggests reinfection risk of Omicron. ecns.cn People infected with the original version of the COVID-19 Omicron variant virus are vulnerable to reinfection by later mutated subvariants of Omicron, including BA.4, BA.5 and BA.2.12.1, according to a new study published in the journal Nature last week.

Anonymous811 (2022-06-22). Lithuania Hides Behind 'Sanctions' To Justify Blockade Of Kaliningrad. southfront.org Trains in Kakiningrad | On June 18, the Lithuanian government imposed sanctions on cargo transit to the Kaliningrad region. This applies to a range of goods: resources, materials, and high technology. | There will be no complete lockdown of Kaliningrad. Restrictions have affected only sub-sanctioned goods (for example, coal, metal, and building materials). up to % of the cargoes, which were transported between the exclave and other regions of the country, including building materials and metals were subje…

____ (2022-06-22). 1st batch of COV-Iran Barakat vaccine arrives in Nicaragua. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — The first cargo of Iran's domestically-made COVID-19 vaccine (COV-Iran Barakat) arrived in Nicaragua on Tuesday June 21.

WSWS (2022-06-22). Missouri Republican candidate for US Senate and former Navy SEAL releases gun-toting ad urging violence against "RINOs" wsws.org In an appearance on the Steve Bannon podcast the following day, disgraced former Missouri Governor Eric Greitens said he was "100% proud" of the ad.

____ (2022-06-22). Russia to deploy Sarmat ballistic missile system by year end: Putin. ecns.cn Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that the country's first Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile system would enter combat duty by the end of the year.

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-06-22). Haití solicita el veto a renovación de misión de la ONU. telesurtv.net Las organizaciones haitianas alegan que existe un complot entre representantes de la ONU y las bandas armadas del país.

____ (2022-06-22). ASEAN defense ministers vow to strengthen bloc's centrality, unity. ecns.cn The defense ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) vowed on Wednesday to strengthen the bloc's centrality, unity and rules-based order for the benefit of the people in the region, said a joint declaration.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-06-22). øCómo se ha fortalecido la unidad latinoamericana y caribeña. telesurtv.net El Congreso Anfictiónico, instalado un 22 de junio de 1826 en Panamá, respondió a los sueños de integración que tenía Simón Bolívar.

Monica Moorehead (2022-06-22). Trabajadores inmigrantes de construcción exigen condiciones de trabajo seguras. workers.org Al día siguiente del 1 de mayo -Día Internacional de los Trabajadores-, un grupo de trabajadores de la construcción inmigrantes, principalmente de Guatemala, lanzó la campaña Cabricanecos en una acción realizada a primera hora de la mañana en Brooklyn, en protesta por las peligrosas condiciones de trabajo a las que . . . |

TeleSUR, yart, JCM (2022-06-22). China afirma que sanciones afectan a todo el mundo. telesurtv.net El mandatario participó en el Foro empresarial BRICS, con sede en Beijing, capital china.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-22). 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…

WSWS (2022-06-22). Australian central bank aims at real wage cuts for years. wsws.org A speech by RBA governor Philip Lowe yesterday and his response to questions contained a thinly veiled threat that if wages rose any faster than a sub-inflation rate, the bank would accelerate its interest rate hikes and drive the economy into recession if that proved necessary.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-22). 4.7 magnitude strikes Iran's Hormozgan province. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — A moderate magnitude 4.7 quake struck southern Iranian Hormozgan province at the coast of the Persian Gulf.

Sam Ben-Meir (2022-06-22). The Second Amendment Is a Palladium of Death. It Should Be Repealed. commondreams.org We have made a fetish out of the Second Amendment: it has become a loathsome idol for which no amount of American blood is sufficient.

Staff (2022-06-22). Passenger plane catches fire after landing at Miami Airport. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — A passenger plane caught fire after landing at Miami International Airport Tuesday.

____ (2022-06-22). Sotheby's goes artfully digital amid COVID-19 era. ecns.cn Sotheby's, a New York-based auction house, said it believes in the long run that China will remain the core market in Asia, and it will invest more in digital promotions and events to further boost its brand awareness online among the broader Chinese-speaking community.

WSWS (2022-06-22). COVID-19 driven staff shortages fuel crisis in Australian schools. wsws.org Masks are no longer mandated at schools for either staff or students, and close contacts of confirmed cases no longer need to isolate.

TeleSUR, hvh- JCM (2022-06-22). Nombran a hija de Berta Cáceres embajadora de Honduras en Cuba. telesurtv.net El canciller hondureño señaló que Zúñiga ayudará a fortalecer y profundizar los lazos de hermandad con Cuba.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-22). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Tick-borne illnesses. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: A close friend was diagnosed recently with Lyme disease due to a tick bite. However, I recently read about some new type of tick-borne illness. My family loves to hike and be outdoors, but I'm nervous now about continuing our activities. How can I reduce our risk of illness from insect bites and protect my family? ANSWER: Enjoying the outdoors is a wonderful way to spend quality family time together, but there are certainly…

WSWS (2022-06-22). Long Beach Medical Center nurses must reject the TA! Unite with nurses' struggles across the West Coast! wsws.org The CNA has called off a planned picket for Wednesday and is rushing for a vote on the deal by the end of the week, without allowing nurses adequate time to study the agreement.

____ (2022-06-22). China's first domestically developed anti-HIV drug clinically safe, effective: study. ecns.cn Clinical trial results showed that China's first domestically developed drug for the treatment of HIV proved safe and effective in a simplified combination regimen.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-22). Pueblos indígenas de Panamá piden al Gobierno cumplir sus demandas. telesurtv.net Dieron un plazo de 30 días al Gobierno de Laurentino Cortizo para atender varias de sus demandas, entre ellas, las relacionados a sus derechos territoriales.

Staff (2022-06-22). Hoy en la Mesa Redonda: Ley general para la protección del patrimonio cultural y el patrimonio natural. mesaredonda.cubadebate.cu Autoridades del Ministerio de Cultura, del CITMA y del Ministerio de Energía y Minas comparecen este miércoles en la Mesa Redonda para explicar los detalles fundamentales de la nueva Ley General para la Protección del Patrimonio Cultural y el Patrimonio Natural, aprobada recientemente por el parlamento cubano.

____ (2022-06-22). Chinese researchers discover new bacterial tRNA species. ecns.cn Chinese researchers have recently reported the discovery of a new bacterial transfer RNA (tRNA) species, which can help the synthesis of antibiotics, according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

____ (2022-06-22). UN Biodiversity Conference to be relocated from China to Canada. ecns.cn The second phase of the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (COP15) will be held in Montreal, Canada from December 5 to 17 this year.

Staff (2022-06-22). Report by CNN confirms Israel behind Khodaei assassination. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — A report by the CNN confirmed and revealed that Israeli regime was behind the assassination of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) officer Colonel Hassan Sayyad Khodaei in Tehran in May.

____ (2022-06-22). New education center opens in HK. ecns.cn A new cultural and education recreation center that offers all-around support for teachers and students opened in Hong Kong on Tuesday to mark the 25th anniversary of the city's return to the motherland.

WSWS (2022-06-22). At its 2022 conference, Labor Notes promotes Democratic Party, trade union apparatus. wsws.org At all of the various sessions and workshops, the trade unions were presented as leading the growing wage militancy of the working class. In fact, the opposite is the case.

Staff (2022-06-22). Elements in Iraqi intelligence engaged in assassination case. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — The spokesman of Iraqi resistance group Harakat Hezbollah al-Nujaba denied claims the US had agents among those were close to the martyrs Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Mohandis before their assassinatiion.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-06-22). 2022 California Juneteenth Holiday still an optional notion for some reason. indybay.org 20 years ago California Juneteenth National Freedom Day was established as "optional" and today AB 1655 offers another "optional" path toward celebrations of our unique California Journey From Slavery to Freedom beginning on 1535 in Baja California Sur.

City Lights Booksellers & Pub. (2022-06-22). Wednesday 6/29: Decolonial Futures & Environmental Justice: Panel Talk w/ Ecofeminist Dr. Vandana Shiva. indybay.org Virtual event via Zoom…

____ (2022-06-22). Air Defense plays key role in changing regional equations. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Deputy Commander of Iranian Army Air Defense Brigadier General Alireza Elhami said that the Air Force plays a valuable role in changing the military equations at the region.

____ (2022-06-22). Universal Studios Beijing to reopen on Saturday. ecns.cn The Universal Studios Beijing will resume operation in stages since Saturday, said the recreation park on Wednesday.

USC School of Public Policy (2022-06-22). Thursday 6/23: Roe v. Wade: What Happens Next w/ Women's Health, Abortion Access & National Discourse? indybay.org Online via Zoom – FREE…

Editor (2022-06-22). Pañuelos Verdes, Acompañamiento, Solidaridad. mronline.org The Global South has much to teach the Global North about fighting for reproductive justice, providing abortions to whoever needs them, regardless of the law–and about building a mass, international, feminist movement.

____ (2022-06-22). Flooding hits Shaoguan, Guangdong. ecns.cn Flood control authority in south China's Pearl River basin activated a Level-I emergency response on Tuesday.

Orchard City Indivisible (2022-06-22). 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…

____ (2022-06-22). The world's largest 24,000-TEU container ship, built by CSSC, is completed in Shanghai. ecns.cn The world's largest container ship, built by China State Shipbuilding Corporation, can carry 24,000 twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) containers, and was handed over in Shanghai to its client on Wednesday.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-06-22). Declaran Estado de Calamidad por lluvias en Guatemala. telesurtv.net Los departamentos en los que regirá la medida serán Guatemala, Jutiapa, Jalapa, Santa Rosa, Chiquimula, El Progreso, Sacatepéquez y Zacapa.

WSWS (2022-06-22). India: Chennai Ford workers continue their strike against planned plant closure defying management threats. wsws.org The ICFI supporters have repeatedly intervened among striking Ford workers, discussing with them the need for formation of their own rank-and-file committees independent of treacherous unions .

Staff (2022-06-22). Fiscalía General de la República actualiza sobre procesos penales por sucesos del 11 de julio. cubadebate.cu La Fiscalía General de la República de Cuba actualizó este miércoles sobre las sentencias notificadas entre los días 16 y 21 de junio, como respuesta legal a los hechos del 11 de julio de 2021, que atentaron contra el orden constitucional y la estabilidad del Estado socialista. Según una nota del organismo, entre los días 16 y 21 de junio se notificaron sentencias.

Oakland Privacy (2022-06-22). 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.

WSWS (2022-06-22). Let Us Believe in the Beginning of the Cold Season: A new translation of Iranian poet Forough Farrokhzad's work. wsws.org Though the poet has become a symbol of Iran in its period of post-war modernization, her focus on fundamental human issues gives her work a certain timelessness.

Ramona du Houx (2022-06-22). EOPA asks Newsom to end drilling permits, lawmakers pass 1020 and announce CARB rally. indybay.org Elected Officials to Protect America CA asks Governor Newsom to end all fossil fuel permitting to stop fueling the climate crisis – which fuels war. For clean energy economy progress SB 1020 must pass, says EOPA CA and investments in clean energy realized…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-22). Fuel crisis forces shutdown in Sri Lanka. peoplesdispatch.org As Sri Lanka begins bailout talks with the IMF this week, fuel riots were registered at several gas stations across national capital Colombo which were met with repression by the security forces…

Anonymous669 (2022-06-22). ISIS Releases Horrific Photos From Recent Deadly Ambush In Central Syria. southfront.org Click to see full-size image. | ISIS's official news agency, Amaq, has released horrific photos documenting the The ambush targeted a bus near the area of al-Jerah on the Raqqa-Homs highway. Two of the people killed during the ambush were civilians, while the rest were all service members of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA). | Am…

Staff (2022-06-22). Ministerio de Economía abre nueva convocatoria para presentación de solicitudes de mipymes y cooperativas no agropecuarias. cubadebate.cu El Ministerio de Economía y Planificación abre una nueva convocatoria para la presentación de solicitudes de mipymes y cooperativas no agropecuarias de las actividades económicas relacionadas con el comercio y la organización de eventos. La apertura de esta convocatoria implica que las solicitudes archivadas que correspondan se activan inmediatamente.

WSWS (2022-06-22). Family of Detroit autoworker who died of COVID-19 demands answers. wsws.org In this video testimony, Catherine Pace's family describes the working conditions which led to her death and the deaths of countless other autoworkers during the still-raging pandemic…

Staff (2022-06-22). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on June 22. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Wednesday, June 22.

____ (2022-06-22). Fiscal revenue of China's central gov't exceeds 9 trillion yuan in 2021. ecns.cn The fiscal revenue of China's central government exceeded 9 trillion yuan (about 1.35 trillion U.S. dollars) in 2021, Chinese Finance Minister Liu Kun said on Tuesday.

Staff (2022-06-22). Unión Eléctrica: Se pronostican afectaciones al servicio por déficit de generación. cubadebate.cu La Unión Eléctrica informó que para esta jornada se estima para el horario pico una disponibilidad de 2 513 MW y una demanda máxima de 2 900 MW, para un déficit de 387 MW, por lo que de mantenerse las condiciones previstas se pronostica una afectación de 450 MW al pico. Este martes se afectó el servicio por déficit de capacidad las 24 horas del día.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-22). Presidente electo Petro inicia contactos con Gobierno de Venezuela. telesurtv.net En un tuit, el presidente electo de Colombia reportó que contactó con el Gobierno venezolano sobre normalizar actividad en la frontera.

Staff (2022-06-22). China successfully launches Tianxing-1 test satellite. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — China successfully launched the Tianxing-1 test satellite into space atop the Kuaizhou-1A carrier rocket on Wednesday.

____ (2022-06-22). E-CNY gathers momentum on 618. ecns.cn Tech giants, commercial banks and local-level governments in China further promoted the use of digital yuan in the run-up to and during the June 18 or "618" shopping carnival and carried out trials in more fields like lending and tax refunds.

____ (2022-06-22). Guangdong to beef up flood prevention measures. ecns.cn The Pearl River Water Resources Commission raised the flood warning level to its highest when water in the Pearl River basin rose above warning lines on Tuesday night.

TeleSUR, mcs, MER (2022-06-22). Denuncian detención de 21 palestinos por parte de Israel. telesurtv.net Entre los detenidos se encuentran tres menores de edad, dos de 14 años y uno de 13 años, según las autoridades palestinas.

WSWS (2022-06-22). US Supreme Court orders state funding of religious education in Maine. wsws.org The Supreme Court invalidated a state tuition subsidy program for rural students that excludes religious indoctrination, further dismantling the wall of separation between church and state.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-22). Trabajadores sin tierra exigen extender prohibición de desalojos en Brasil. telesurtv.net Una suspensión temporal, hecha durante la pandemia de Covid-19, vence este mes de junio, por lo cual piden extenderla.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-06-22). Reportan la muerte de un segundo manifestante en Ecuador. telesurtv.net Desde el inicio de las manifestaciones indígenas en Ecuador el 13 de junio se han registrado al menos 90 heridos y 87 detenidos.

Staff (2022-06-22). El tiempo: Algunas lluvias en localidades del interior y sur. cubadebate.cu Amanecerá parcialmente nublado en gran parte del país y se nublará al final de la mañana en la región central y la Isla de la Juventud, con algunas lluvias. En la tarde será abundante la nubosidad con algunos chubascos y tormentas eléctricas en localidades del interior y sur, principalmente desde Mayabeque hasta Granma.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-22). 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…

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-22). Russian foreign minister Lavrov meets with president Raeisi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov held a meeting with President Ebrahim Raeisi shortly after he arrived in Tehran on a state visit on Wednesday afternoon.

____ (2022-06-22). Chinese scientists find high-pressure minerals in Chang'e-5 samples for the first time. ecns.cn Chinese scientists found for the first time high-pressure minerals in the lunar regolith samples brought back by the Chang'e-5 lunar probe.

Staff (2022-06-22). Digitalización de los servicios médicos: otra revolución en la salud. cubadebate.cu Presentan Proyecto Para una Salud Digital en encuentro de esta semana del Primer Secretario del Comité Central del Partido y Presidente de la República, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, y el miembro del Buró Político y Primer Ministro, Manuel Marrero Cruz, con expertos y científicos para temas de salud.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-22). México anticipa petición a EE.UU. para liberar a Julian Assange. telesurtv.net México ya le había otorgado asilo político al periodista australiano, quien será extraditado a EE.UU. desde Reino Unido.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-22). Does the pandemic have you 'pangry'? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org MANKATO, Minn. — Are we out of the woods with COVID-19? Have we reached the endemic stage? Should we adopt the mindset that the virus is just a part of our lives now and carry on as usual? Many people are walking around with more questions than answers as new COVID variants emerge and case counts continue to fluctuate. Without a definitive answer as to what the next phase of the pandemic will look like,…

Monterey Peninsula Pride (2022-06-22). 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…

____ (2022-06-22). COP15 event relocated, China keeps presidency. ecns.cn The second phase of the United Nations' negotiations on the world's new biodiversity conservation goals through 2030, known as COP15, has been relocated from Kunming, Yunnan province, to the Canadian city of Montreal, between Dec 5 and 17.

Staff (2022-06-22). Delegación de BioCubaFarma sostiene encuentro con ministro de Salud de Belarus. cubadebate.cu Una delegación de BioCubaFarma sostuvo un encuentro con el ministro de salud de Belarus, Dmitry Leonidovich, el que trasmitió su admiración hacia el pueblo cubano por sus logros, en particular los relacionados con su sistema de salud. Posteriormente se firmó un Memorando de Entendimiento entre BioCubaFarma y el Consorcio Belpharmprom.

____ (2022-06-22). China launches Tianxing-1 test satellite. ecns.cn A Kuaizhou-1A carrier rocket carrying the Tianxing-1 test satellite blasts off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China, June 22, 2022.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-22). Finland ready to fight Russia if attacked: MoD. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Finland has prepared for decades for a Russian attack and would put up stiff resistance should one occur, its armed forces chief said.

Staff (2022-06-22). Iran, Azerbaijan national libraries to boost coop. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Head of the National Library and Archives of Iran Alireza Mokhtarpour and Anar Karimov, Minister of Culture of the Republic of Azerbaijan in a meeting discussed developing Iran-Azerbaijan cultural ties.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-22). Mayo Clinic Minute: Pregnancy is no picnic when it comes to listeria. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Food safety is important for everybody, but it is especially important if you're expecting. Hormonal changes during pregnancy can change a pregnant person's immune system, making her more susceptible to contracting foodborne illness.In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a Mayo Clinic pediatric infectious diseases expert, discusses the risks associated with listeria and what summertime foods should be avoided by those who are expecting. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute. youtu.be/ultQRQq3cm0 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 10)…

____ (2022-06-22). Quake kills at least 280, injures 595 in eastern Afghanistan. ecns.cn At least 280 people were killed and 595 injured after an earthquake struck Afghansitan's Paktika province early on Wednesday, the state-run Bakhtar News Agency reported.

____ (2022-06-22). Horses gallop on grassland in Xinjiang. ecns.cn Zhaosu county, known as the "hometown of pegasus" in China, has turned itself into an equine tourism area with breathtaking views of galloping horses.

____ (2022-06-22). China, ROK join hands in anti-desertification fight. ecns.cn The verdure, which blocks windblown dust in Maowusu, is a testimony of the joint efforts in fighting desertification between people from China and the Republic of Korea (ROK) over the past decade.

Staff (2022-06-22). Iran FM congratulates election of new Colombian president. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian congratulated the election of Gustavo Petro as the new president of Colombia.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-22). 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…

____ (2022-06-22). Flower displays set up to celebrate 25th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to motherland. ecns.cn Photo taken on June 22, 2022 shows flower displays set up to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

Sean Callebs (2022-06-22). U.S. Capitol hearing focus on Trump's efforts to overturn 2020 election. america.cgtn.com The fourth hearing of the House committee investigating the January 6 Insurrection focused on ways in which former President Donald Trump and his allies tried to intimidate, and threaten state lawmakers and election workers to overturn the results of the election. Find out more.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-22). Masacre en tres poblados de Malí deja 132 muertos. telesurtv.net El Gobierno militar atribuye la masacre del sábado último al grupo terrorista Katiba Macina que opera en el Sahel.

____ (2022-06-22). Quake kills at least 255, injures 0 in eastern Afghanistan. ecns.cn At least 255 people were killed and over 0 injured after an earthquake struck the eastern Afghan region early on Wednesday, the state-run Bakhtar News Agency reported.

Staff (2022-06-22). øTiene valor económico -y puede ser compensado- el trabajo en el hogar? cubadebate.cu Aún abundan parejas cuyos miembros se dedican al quehacer del hogar, uno, y al sustento económico el otro. Si la unión se rompe, quienes se dedican al cuidado del núcleo familiar suelen resultar desfavorecidos. Pero las labores domésticas son una forma de aportación a los gastos comunes, con valor económico. El nuevo Código de las Familias así lo reconoce.

Staff (2022-06-22). Ecuador: Movimientos sociales denuncian la violencia policial (+ Video). cubadebate.cu Movimientos sociales y organizaciones defensoras de derechos humanos denunciaron este martes que la policía de Ecuador ha reprimido a los manifestantes que se sumaron al paro nacional, que cumple su noveno día, contra las políticas del gobierno de Guillermo Lasso. Entre las denuncias en redes sociales están las asfixias por gases lacrimógenos.

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