Daily Archives: August 2, 2022

2022-08-02: News Headlines

Ahmed Adel (2022-08-02). Western Experts Urge US to Start Talks with Russia Before "It's Too Late" globalresearch.ca

Infobrics (2022-08-02). US corporations own around 30% of Ukrainian arable land. infobrics.org The Ukrainian people have not only been quite literally robbed of the lands their ancestors gave their lives for, but now they're effectively dying in battle to make sure this theft continues unabated.

Alan Macleod (2022-08-02). Most of the "Fact-Checking" Organizations Facebook Uses in Ukraine Are Directly Funded by Washington. mintpressnews.com In light of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, an information war as bitter as the ground fighting has erupted, and Meta (Facebook's official name) announced it had partnered with nine organizations to help it sort fact from fiction.

____ (2022-08-02). International media warn against Pelosi's possible Taiwan visit. ecns.cn International media have warned against U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's plan to visit Taiwan after a report alleged that she would arrive there Tuesday evening.


WSWS (2022-08-02). Nancy Pelosi, stay out of Taiwan! wsws.org Working people around the world must oppose the deliberate provocation by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the US military, which threatens to provoke a military conflict and the loss of countless lives in Taiwan, China, the Asia/Pacific region, and the United States.

____ (2022-08-02). Pelosi's expected visit to Taiwan spurs protest. ecns.cn Peace activists and community members on Monday protested US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's expected visit to Taiwan, demanding that she cancel the trip and focus on issues facing ordinary Americans.

Labor Video Project (2022-08-02). SF Protest Against Nancy Pelosi For Pushing War Drive Against China. indybay.org There is growing anger against Democratic Speaker Nancy Pelosi for pushing for war in Asia and massive expansion of the military encirclement.Her trip to Taiwan has been strongly supported by the Republicans and she is supporting the Asian Pivot.

____ (2022-08-02). Chinese envoy reiterates opposition to Pelosi's expected Taiwan visit. ecns.cn The Chinese ambassador to the United Nations on Monday reiterated that Taiwan is an inalienable part of China's territory, adding that the one-China principle is "a red line" in China's relations with other countries, and China allows no one to cross it.

____ (2022-08-02). China to hold military exercises in South China, Bohai seas. ecns.cn China's Qinglan Maritime Safety Administration issued a warning Monday stating military exercises in some areas of the South China Sea would be conducted from 12 a.m. on Aug. 2 to midnight on Aug 6, with entry prohibited during this time.

Infobrics (2022-08-02). China's Foreign Trade with Other BRICS Countries Jumps 14.1%. infobrics.org In the first half of 2022, China's foreign trade with other BRICS countries amounted to 1.64 trillion yuan ($243.8 billion), up 14.1 percent year-on-year, 4.7 percentage points higher than the overall growth rate of the country's foreign trade, indicating the closer trade ties among BRICS countries…

____ (2022-08-02). U.S. would 'pay a price' for undermining China's sovereignty, security interests. ecns.cn The U.S. would surely bear the responsibility and pay the price for undermining China's sovereignty and security interests.

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-02). US Hits Iran With New Sanctions Targeting Oil Sales to East Asia. news.antiwar.com The US on Monday The new sanctions targeted

Jason Ditz (2022-08-02). Iran: We Have Technical Means to Produce Atom Bomb, No Intention of Doing So. news.antiwar.com Iran: We Have Technical Means to Produce Atom Bomb, No Intention of Doing So | Nuclear chief echoes comments from Ayatollah aide…

Staff (2022-08-02). Al Qaeda leader killed in CIA drone attack on Afghanistan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 02 (MNA) — According to media sources, Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed in a drone attack by the US in Afghanistan.


Jason Ditz (2022-08-02). Rebel Artillery Strike Destroys Northern Syria Military Base. news.antiwar.com A military base belonging to Syria's Fourth Division Details are still emerging, as this is in rebel-territory and off the beaten path. State media confirmed that Syrian soldiers were killed in the attack, though the exact toll has not been released. | The Aleppo area and the adjoining part of Idlib Province are the last rebel-held territory in northern Syria. Turke…

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-02). Israel Signals No Change to Its Nuclear Arsenal Policy Amid Non-Proliferation Conference. news.antiwar.com Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid on Monday Speaking at the Israel Atomic Energy Commission in Tel Aviv, Lapid made a veiled reference to Israel's secret nuclear weapons program. He spoke of Israel's "defensive capabilities and offensive capabilities, and what the foreign media ten…

Infobrics (2022-08-02). The Rise of BRICS: The Economic Giant that Is Taking on the West. infobrics.org Times have changed. Russia, China, India, along with many other countries in Asia, the Middle East, Africa and South America are navigating all available spaces to counter the suffocating western dominance…

Infobrics (2022-08-02). India, BRICS in Cold War Conditions. infobrics.org The West's "sanctions from hell" have given a big stimulus to India-Russia bilateral trade, giving it a dynamism that one never suspected would be recaptured in…

Staff (2022-08-02). Ernesto Villegas Interviews Lucas Koerner: The West 'Miscalculated' Sanctions Against Russia. orinocotribune.com This Sunday, July 31, US sociologist Lucas Koerner said that the West "miscalculated" its sanctions against Russia, because they have caused an international crisis, particularly for the European continent, as winter approaches. Interviewed on the Venezuelan television program Aqui con Ernest Villegas, Koerner expressed his opinion that the economic measures against Russia caused the US to make a "slight change" in its way of thinking about Venezuela. | "The blockade on Venezuela is not going to stop, there is not going to be a real change of position," said Koerner. "There might be a tactical maneuver that might…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-02). COVID-19 variant BA.5 is dominant strain; BA.2.75 is being monitored. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org COVID-19 infections in the U.S. continue to rise, with omicron BA.5 causing an estimated 82% of cases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It may be the most dominant strain, but it's not the only one public health officials are monitoring. Omicron is a variant of COVID-19. BA.5 and BA.2.75 refer to as subvariants or strains of omicron. Variant basically means a mutation that occurs in the virus over time. "BA.5 is a strain…

Glenn Greenwald (2022-08-02). U.S. Federal District Court Rejects Google's Attempt to Dismiss Rumble's Antitrust Lawsuit, Ensuring Vast Discovery. globalresearch.ca

Benjamin Norton (2022-08-02). US threatens war on China over Taiwan with nuclear implications. multipolarista.com The US government has prepared for years for war with China over Taiwan. Nancy Pelosi's trip was only the latest provocation, including Pentagon war plans, CIA threats, tens of billions in weapons sales, and US military forces on the ground.

Orinoco Tribune2 (2022-08-02). An Interview With John Pilger: 'Assange Is the Courageous Embodiment of a Struggle Against the Most Oppressive Forces in Our World'. orinocotribune.com In an interview with the World Socialist Web Site, renowned Australian investigative journalist John Pilger has warned that the "US is close to getting its hands on" the courageous WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange. | Last month, British Home Secretary Priti Patel approved Assange's extradition to the US, where he faces 175 years imprisonment under the Espionage Act for publishing true information exposing American war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan. As Pilger explains, Patel's order will be the subject of a further appeal, but the British judiciary that will adjudicate has facilitated Assange's persecution ever…

Jessica Buxbaum (2022-08-02). Top Recruits Refuse to Work for Google or Amazon Over Ivolvement in Israeli War Crimes. mintpressnews.com While just over a year old, Google and Amazon have not addressed the Workers Against Nimbus and #NoTechForApartheid campaigns publicly, but the activist network has had success in cutting the corporations' power — even if only slightly.

Editor (2022-08-02). 'Apartheid' is not sufficient: an interview with UN Human Rights Commissioner Miloon Kothari. mronline.org UN Human Rights Commissioner Miloon Kothari explains why Apartheid is not enough to explain the root causes of the Palestinian crisis.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-08-02). Imam Khomeini gave us impetus to topple apartheid gov. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 02 (MNA) — Stating that after Islamic Revolution, a very good relationship between Iran and South Africa was born, Vika Mazwi Khumalo said that Imam Khomeini gave freedom-seekers of South Africa impetus to topple the apartheid regime.

Andrew Korybko (2022-08-02). Poland's President Duda Compares the Warsaw 1944 Uprising against Nazi Occupation to the Battle of Mariupol. globalresearch.ca

Chaitanya Davé (2022-08-02). $54 Billion for Ukraine While America's Millions Suffer in Poverty. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2022-08-02). Biden Sends Mixed Signals On Nuclear Treaty As Risk Of Nuclear War Grows. popularresistance.org President Biden on Monday sent mixed signals to Moscow in an apparent offer to negotiate a replacement to the New START, the last remaining nuclear arms control treaty between the US and Russia. | In a statement to the 10th conference on the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), Biden said his administration "is ready to expeditiously negotiate a new arms control framework to replace New START when it expires in 2026," but then suggested he wouldn't negotiate with Russia while it was fighting in Ukraine. | "But negotiation requires a willing partner operating in good faith. And Russia's brutal and unprovoked aggression…

____ (2022-08-02). Grain-laden ship from Ukraine leaves Odesa port. ecns.cn The Sierra Leone-flagged cargo ship "Razoni" loaded with 26,000 metric tons of Ukrainian corn leaves the Ukraine's Odesa port heading to the port of Tripoli in Lebanon after restarting grain export in Odesa, Ukraine, Aug. 1, 2022.

Staff (2022-08-02). Russia destroys 6 US-made HIMARS missile systems. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 02 (MNA) — Russian defense minister Sergei Shoigu says Russia has destroyed six US-made Himars missile systems since the beginning of the Russian operation in Ukraine on Feb. 24.

____ (2022-08-02). US directly involved in Ukraine war: Russia says. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 02 (MNA) — Russian Ministry of Defense on Tuesday said that the United States was directly involved in the conflict in Ukraine because US spies were approving and coordinating Ukrainian missile strikes on Russian forces.

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-02). Russia Says Cooperation on HIMARS Strikes Means US Is 'Directly Involved' in Ukraine War. news.antiwar.com The Russian Defense Ministry on Tuesday said Washington Vadym Skibitsky, the deputy head of Ukraine's military intelligence, Skibitsky insisted…

Staff (2022-08-02). German, Italian, Hungarian warplanes take over NATO Baltic patrol. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOJuly 31, 2022 Germany, Hungary, Italy take up NATO's Baltic air policing German, Hungarian and Italian fighter aircraft will take up air patrols over the Baltic region as part of NATO's air policing mission starting on Monday (1 August 2022). For the coming months, four Hungarian JAS-39 fighter aircraft and some eighty personnel will lead …

_____ (2022-08-02). NATO-Backed Network Of Syria Dirty War Propagandists Identified. popularresistance.org On June 10th, The Guardian's Mark Townsend published an article headlined "Russia-backed network of Syria conspiracy theorists identified." ("Russia-backed" has since been removed). | The article is based on what Townsend calls a "new analysis" that "reveals" a "network more than two dozen conspiracy theorists, frequently backed by a coordinated Russian campaign." This network, Townsend claims, is "focused on the denial or distortion of facts about the Syrian regime's use of chemical weapons and on attacking the findings of the world's foremost chemical weapons watchdog," the Organization for the Prohibition of C…

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-02). Transportistas realizan paro tras asesinatos en Barranquilla. telesurtv.net Las autoridades atribuyen los asesinatos a organizaciones criminales que están extorsionando a las empresas.

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-08-02). Former Bolivian President Evo Morales calls for a Global campaign to eliminate NATO. mronline.org In interview with British journalist, Morales says the U.S. uses NATO to provoke wars and sell weapons. U.S./UK-backed coup against him in 2019 was undertaken for lithium and because his government advanced an alternative economic model to the neoliberal "Washington Consensus"

Jake Johnson (2022-08-02). Alarm Raised Over Manchin Side Deal That Would Pave Way for Major 'Climate Bomb'. commondreams.org "Democrats shouldn't be sacrificing communities in the path of the Mountain Valley Pipeline just to please a senator in the pocket of Big Oil."

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-08-02). As More Big Money Moves To Miami, Homeless To Be Sent To 'Camp'. moguldom.com Miami has been booming with an influx of new residents and big-money companies since the dawn of the covid-19 pandemic. The trend doesn't seem to be slowing anytime soon and it's compounding issues for the city's most vulnerable, including the homeless. It was recently announced that billionaire Ken Griffin is moving his multi-billion dollar hedge fund and …

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-02). China Encircling Taiwan With Military Drills in Response to Pelosi Visit. news.antiwar.com China is conducting its China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) said it will conduct a series of military operations surrounding Taiwan, and announced "strong military responses" were underway as soon as Pelosi's plane landed. | According to

Jason Ditz (2022-08-02). Yemen Parties Agree to Two-Month Extension of Truce. news.antiwar.com No one would benefit from the return to violence in Yemen. In spite of that, the UN only managed to get a truce extension Tuesday, the very day before the ongoing ceasefire was to expire. | Hopes were to slap another six months on the truce, The goal is not just to…

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-02). US Has No DNA Confirmation of Ayman al-Zawahiri's Death. news.antiwar.com The White House said on Tuesday that "We do not have DNA confirmation. We're not going to get that confirmation. Quite frankly, based on multiple sources and methods that we've gathered information from, we don't need it," White House National Security Council spokesman John Kirby told CNN.

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-02). Russia Says US Has Shown No Interest in Negotiating New START. news.antiwar.com The Kremlin on Tuesday said that Washington The comments from the Kremlin came after President Biden

Rep. Ron Paul (2022-08-02). Inflation Reduction Act: Another DC Lie. "Green Energy" Programs Will Lead to Increased Cronyism and Waste. globalresearch.ca

Orinoco Tribune2 (2022-08-02). Ariel Henry Has 'Failed' and Works for 'International Bosses,' Say Critics After PM's One-Year Anniversary Address. orinocotribune.com Port-au-Prince — On the one-year anniversary of his ascension as Haiti's interim Prime Minister, Ariel Henry said he is committed to bringing peace to the country, holding elections, and combating corruption, inflation, and gas shortages. | He also thanked Haitians for "proving their intelligence and maturity" by accepting, without crippling protests, recent hikes in gas prices as the government has cut its fuel subsidies. The price hikes will "progressively" continue, because "this is the only condition that will allow us to continue importing fuel and make it available permanently," Henry said in his tape…

Editor (2022-08-02). The class dynamics of the Fed's recession program. mronline.org On Thursday, the Commerce Department reported that the U.S. economy shrank for the second quarter in a row, bringing it into a "technical recession."

_____ (2022-08-02). Biden Should Grant Clemency to Drone Warfare Whistleblower Daniel Hale. popularresistance.org One year ago this July, drone whistleblower Daniel Hale stood in front of Judge Liam O'Grady at his sentencing and explained himself. After a lengthy investigation and prosecution, it was finally the day when Hale would find out if he would spend years in prison for doing something he felt morally obligated to do: Tell the truth about the United States' drone program. | While working as a drone analyst in the U.S. Air Force in Afghanistan, he witnessed attacks waged against innocent civilians that, to this day, still haunt him. Those experiences eventually led him to blow the whistle on the drone program. Judge O…

WSWS (2022-08-02). Condolences sent by ICFI sections on the death of Wije Dias, Sri Lankan SEP chairman. wsws.org Sections of the ICFI have sent condolence messages on the death of Wije Dias, chairman of the Socialist Equality Party in Sri Lanka. Comrade Wije died on July 27 of a heart attack just one month from his 81st birthday.

Lucas Leiroz de Almeida (2022-08-02). US' Provocations Against China Could Lead to World War III. Beijing has Announced "Large-scale Military Exercises". US, South Korea, Japan Envisage a "Joint Plan for Military Exercises" globalresearch.ca

Philip Giraldi (2022-08-02). Policing the World Is a Full-Time Job. Washington is "Addicted to War": Dr. Philip Giraldi. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2022-08-02). Taiwan: Washington Plays with Dragon's Fire. journal-neo.org Tensions continued to build between the United States and China with the recent trip of US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan against Beijing's warnings. The unfolding row is depicted with immense ambiguity by the Western media in what is otherwise a clear-cut case of America violating China's sovereignty. US publication Newsweek in …

_____ (2022-08-02). As Pelosi Taiwan Visit Looms, Menendez Bill Would 'Gut' One China Policy. popularresistance.org America's Taiwan policy hasn't changed much in the past 40 years. For many experts, that's a good thing. They argue that Washington's careful balancing act between Beijing and Taipei, enshrined in part in the Taiwan Relations Act of 1979, has kept tensions low and allowed Taiwan to transform from a notorious dictatorship into a full-fledged democracy. | But Sens. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) aren't satisfied with the status quo. The pair recently introduced a bill, known as the Taiwan Policy Act of 2022, that they touted as "the most comprehensive restructuring of U.S. policy towards Taiwan"

_____ (2022-08-02). In Atlanta, 'Cop City' Sparks A Web Of Resistance. popularresistance.org In the year since the Atlanta City Council approved plans for construction of a $90 million police training center in the South River Forest, a growing network of resistance has spread to nearly every corner of the city, from preschools to protests at subcontractors' offices. | It's a multi-pronged strategy that activists say has been necessary to confront the corrupt connections between government, corporations, subcontractors and the police that have allowed the project — known as "Cop City" — to move forward, despite immense and clear public opposition. | "All of these systems are interconnected [m…

Editor (2022-08-02). Polls show almost no one trusts U.S. media, after decades of war propaganda and lies. mronline.org The CIA has long manipulated the media, spreading disinformation to justify U.S. wars. Today just 11% of North Americans trust television news.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-02). Mayo Clinic Minute: ABCs of hepatitis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World Hepatitis Day takes places every year on July 28, bringing the world together to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis. Hepatitis is a disease characterized by inflammation of the liver. It comes in many forms, including hepatitis A, B and C. But what do those letter designations mean, and how do they differ from one another? Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/3bfI2lLGOdM Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 58) is in the downloads at…

Toward increased Networking (2022-08-02). Online events w) Kshama Sawant, Eric Blanc, Karen M. Woolf, Jamal Abdi, Andrea Vetter, etc. indybay.org Here are some 8 online events taking place over the next week (and starting at 3: 00 pm today, July 27th), featuring people such as Kshama Sawant, Eric Blanc, Karen McCarthy Woolf, Jamal Abdi, Drew Pendergrass, Matthew Huber, Andrea Vetter, Olúf·∫πÃÅmi O. Táíwà≤, and many others. | These events are hosted from various locations all across the country, as well from Canada and the UK (however, the listed times are all for our "Pacific time zone"). Of course, feel free to share this info with others who might be interested in it.

The Conversation (2022-08-02). 'Summer with the Enemy' by Syrian novelist Shahla Ujayli is a searing summer read. juancole.com By Michelle Hartman, McGill University | Wherever you spend your summer, allow yourself to be transported to Syria and immerse yourself in the world of Shahla Ujayli's sweeping historical novel Summer with the Enemy. The ongoing devastation of the war that began in 2011 has brought Syria to the world's attention. Reading a Syrian …

Jacob Andrewartha (2022-08-02). Climate activists call on Labor to do better. greenleft.org.au Left organisations and climate activist groups, including Extinction Rebellion and Friends of the Earth, mobilised hundreds of people to a united climate rally. Jacob Andrewartha reports.

Deweylaura (2022-08-02). Imperialism and socialism will not mix. cpusa.org The popularity of socialism has skyrocketed since Bernie Sanders' historic campaigns for president gave voice to the outrage, desolation, and pain caused by the dramatic and unrelieved rise in U.S. inequality over the past half century. This trend now spans three generations. It has been accompanied, with few exceptions, by rising political dysfunction, volatility, …

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-02). ISIL attack in Afghanistan's Mazar-i-Sharif foiled: Taliban. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 02 (MNA) — The Taliban officials in Balkh Province in the north of Afghanistan said that an attack waged by the ISIL terrorist organization in Mazar-i-Sharif was thwarted.

____ (2022-08-02). 7th Islamic Human Rights Award held in Tehran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 02 (MNA) — The 7th Islamic Human Rights and Human Dignity Award was held at IRIB Intl. Conferences Center Tues. with the participation of Judiciary Chief Gholam-Hossein Mohseni Eje'ei and Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian.

Staff (2022-08-02). Pelosi arrives in Taiwanese capital's airport. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 02 (MNA) — The US Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi's plane arrived in the Taiwanese capital of Taipei despite China's warnings on Tuesday.

Staff (2022-08-02). Iran warns against any Israel's military adventurism. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 02 (MNA) — In a letter to the president of the Security Council and Secretary General of the United Nations, Iran's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN warned against any military adventure of the Zionist regime.

Juan Cole (2022-08-02). The End of the "Global War on Terror": Biden takes out Ayman al-Zawahiri (1951-2022). juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) President Joe Biden announced on Monday evening that a CIA-operated drone had killed Ayman al-Zawahiri, the second leader of al-Qaeda after Usama Bin Laden, on Saturday while he stood on the balcony of a Taliban safe house in Kabul. He was allegedly hosted by the Haqqani clan, one of whose …

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-02). Mayo Clinic Minute: Black women and uterine fibroids. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org July is National Fibroid Awareness Month. Black women in the U.S. are up to three times more likely than white women to develop uterine fibroids. While noncancerous, fibroids can cause painful and excessive uterine bleeding, interfere with everyday life and self-image, and affect fertility.Symptoms can vary and so can the size and location of the fibroids, says Dr. Michelle Louie, a Mayo Clinic gynecologic surgeon and fibroid specialist. She says treatment options are available and you don't need to suffer with symptoms….

Irina Slav (2022-08-02). Russia Is Vital for OPEC+, Says New OPEC Secretary-General. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-08-02). U.S. election cycle drives new confrontations with China, Russia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Global TimesAugust 1, 2022 Dim mid-term election prospects of Democrats risk igniting more tensions With less than 100 days to go before the US mid-term elections, many US media outlets, polls and observers see the Democrats' prospects dim. A new Bloomberg Economics study showed that "President Joe Biden's party can expect to lose 30 to …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-02). 'Tools of Russia': FBI Raid on Black Political Party Seen As Part of 'Black Scare/Red Scare' in United States. libya360.wordpress.com Julie Varughese Members of the African People's Socialist Party alongside non-African supporters. Chairman Omali Yeshitela (front center) is in a black beret, while his wife and Deputy Chair, Ona Zené Yeshitela, stands behind him in a blue hat / credit: African People's Socialist Party Black political organizations and other anti-imperialist groups condemned the U.S. Federal…

Staff (2022-08-02). Russia wants for Iranian nuclear deal to be revived ASAP. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 02 (MNA) — Russia supports the swiftest revival of a nuclear deal with Iran, however, the West's unfriendly steps with regard to Moscow may indirectly impact a number of its provisions, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Tuesday.

Aruna Rodrigues (2022-08-02). "The Courage to Face COVID-19": Preventing Hospitalization and Death While Battling the Bio-Pharmaceutical Complex. globalresearch.ca

Pepe Escobar (2022-08-02). History: Discover Persian Poet Jalal al-Din Rumi's "Spiritual Geopolitics" globalresearch.ca

Julian Conradson (2022-08-02). Saudi Arabia Unveils Plans for Dystopian "Linear" City that Will Cram 9 Million People Into a Giant 109-Mile-Long Mirrored Wall. globalresearch.ca

Prof. Dr. Martin Schwab (2022-08-02). Video: Covid "Mask Mandate"to be Reimposed in Germany's Schools? Prof. Dr. Martin Schwab. globalresearch.ca

Cynthia Chung (2022-08-02). Is Nancy Pelosi's Trip to Taiwan the 'Pearl Harbour Moment'. "Is Something Reckless and Stupid about to Happen". globalresearch.ca

Rachel Cohen (2022-08-02). Court Blocks U.S Air Force from Punishing Unvaccinated Troops Seeking Religious Waivers. globalresearch.ca

Jesse Smith (2022-08-02). Without Consent: DNA from Newborn Babies Is Being Used by Law Enforcement and Science. globalresearch.ca

Toby Rogers (2022-08-02). "Vaccination, Social Violence, and Criminality: The Medical Assault on the American Brain" globalresearch.ca

Eugyppius (2022-08-02). The Earliest Days of the Italian Pandemic, or Why Nobody Wants to Talk About February 2020 Anymore. globalresearch.ca

Eva Bartlett (2022-08-02). Kiev Eliminates POW Witnesses. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Chandra Muzaffar (2022-08-02). Myanmar: Executing Dissent. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-08-02). Shadowproof's Seventh Birthday: Looking Back On Another Year. shadowproof.com Shadowproof was launched seven years ago. With many crises facing our world, we are proud to still be publishing independent journalism. | Since our last birthday, Shadowproof has published several articles from freelance journalists at our website and as part of The Dissenter, our newsletter focused on whistleblower stories and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's case. | Thanks in part to the Marvel Cooke Fellowship, we were able to pay writers higher amounts than in previous years. This was made possible by members and donors, who have stepped up to give money in a precarious time, and by journalists, who con…

Stephanie Woodard (2022-08-02). The voters who could decide close elections in 2022. nationofchange.org Natives have been making news as not just voters but as successful candidates for local, state, and national offices.

Fight Back (2022-08-02). Starbucks workers on strike in Minneapolis. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – Workers at the Starbucks on 47th Street and Cedar Avenue location in Minneapolis walked out on strike, Sunday, July 31 in protest of Unfair Labor Practices committed by the company. Strikers lined the sidewalks in front of the store, chanting, "Venti, grande, mocha double; union busters, you've got trouble" and "Starbucks, Starbucks rich and rude. We don't like your attitude." The strike has full participation from the workers and the store is fully shut down. Customers were turned away at the drive-thru on Sunday morning and were told there'd be no coffee today or tomorrow. | After having won u…

Staff (2022-08-02). Preview: Will Job Growth Remain Strong in a Slowing Economy? cepr.net The most important question is if wage growth continuing to moderate. If wage growth stays the same or slows further, it will mean the Fed's work is largely done.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-02). Antonio García: Peace is Not Always Associated with Social Justice and the Welfare of Society. libya360.wordpress.com Peoples Dispatch The first commander of the National Liberation Army, Antonio García, spoke about the possibility for peace amid a time of historic transformation in Colombia. Colombia is undergoing a period of radical transformation. The country which for decades had been dominated by conservative rule, and subject to the demands and needs of the United…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-02). Statement by China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Pelosi's Visit to Taiwan. libya360.wordpress.com The following statement was released by China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs shortly after Nancy Pelosi landed in Taiwan. Pelosi's visit is a gross violation of China's sovereignty and the One China principle that the US has claimed to uphold since 1972. Furthermore it is an affront to the dignity of the Chinese people and a…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-02). "Dialogue Among Family," says MST Leader on Meeting with Colombian Vice President Francia Márquez. libya360.wordpress.com Michele de Mello Francia Márquez met with leaders of Brazilian popular movements on July 26, in Sà£o Paulo — Photo: Vinícius Poàßo de Toledo Agrarian reform, agro-ecology, and integration were topics discussed between the MST and the vice-president-elect of Colombia The Landless Rural Workers' Movement (MST) was one of the organizations that met with the…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-02). Is the US Preparing a Military Coup in Brazil? libya360.wordpress.com Germán Gorraiz López The United States has reportedly begun moving its tentacles to prevent the predictable victory of leftist candidate Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in the upcoming October elections, a plot that would lead to a military coup. Bolsonaro and the Trumpian legacy The ideology of Jair Bolsonaro, president of Brazil, takes up the…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-02). How Maasai Women are Resisting Land Grabs. libya360.wordpress.com Hibist Kassa Kenyan doctors treat Maasai villagers who fled Loliondo in Tanzania. Photo: Forest Peoples Programme Pastoralists, such as the Maasai community, have lost their land to mining, tourism and conservation as a result of unjust practices that are rooted in colonial processes In Mwanza, Tanzania, Nairukoki Leyian-Naisinyai tells me that here, "Corporations come with…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-02). Italy: An African Killed in the Street Among Idle Passers-By. libya360.wordpress.com Marinella Correggia In Italy, Akila Ogorchukwu, a disabled Nigerian street vendor was punched and strangled in the street in Civitanova Marche by a 32-year-old Italian man with a history of violence and drugs. The deadly attack lasted four long minutes and took place in a central street. No one present intervened. Witnesses took video footage,…

_____ (2022-08-02). A Reshuffling of the Alliances in the Persian Gulf. journal-neo.org The failure of US president Joe Biden's trip to the Middle East and the inability of his administration to make any real contribution to solving the problems currently faced by the region have set in motion new processes in the Arab world and heightened their determination to organize their mutual relations as they best see …

Isabella (2022-08-02). The Rise of the Monster DAFs. inequality.org

_____ (2022-08-02). Mapping The Police: Citizen Control Of The Security Forces In Buenos Aires. popularresistance.org Last week, Ofelia Fernández, a member of the Buenos Aires legislature, announced on her social media the launch of a Map of the City's Police, a collaborative webpage whose objective is to highlight, identify, and denounce situations of police violence within the territory of Buenos Aires; consequently allowing citizens to hold local security forces to account. | This tool of citizen participation was designed in conjunction with a network of individuals and organizations. Those behind the initiative include Fernández, the representative from Frente Patria Grande alliance of the ruling Frente de Todos coalition,…

_____ (2022-08-02). Cops Thought They Could Arrest Them For Protesting In Public. popularresistance.org The growing and eclectic brand of activism known as cop watching continues to invent creative ways to confront overpolicing across the country. In this episode, Police Accountability Report hosts Taya Graham and Stephen Janis examine the arrest of two Youtube activists and how they responded in light of recent pushback from police departments across the country. The story illustrates how the grassroots movement of holding cops accountable continues to evolve in ways both unexpected and productive. A series of arrests that you are seeing here, which show just how hard it is to fight a system that has overwhelming…

Dana Sanchez (2022-08-02). Collapse In Crypto Market Leads To Bull Market In Used Rolex And Patek Watches For Sale. moguldom.com The collapse of crypto market prices is credited with helping boost the supply of luxury brand used watches for people looking to buy them second-hand. Germany-based online watch trading platform Chrono24 has more than half a million watches listed for sale on its site. The supply of trophy watches such as the Rolex Daytona or …

Dana Sanchez (2022-08-02). Do Employees Have Too Much Leverage? Bank Of America Memo Says 'We Hope' Worker Power Weakens. moguldom.com As of May, there were two job openings per unemployed person in the U.S., and when the balance of power between workers and employers leans heavily on the side of labor, it becomes a concern for some corporations including Bank of America. A Bank of America private memo obtained by The Intercept suggests that high …

Ann Brown (2022-08-02). Sex Therapist Claims Black Americans Use Too Many Violent Terms with Intimacy: 'I'm A Beat It Up" moguldom.com A sexologist who appeared on the TV show "8 At The Table" to discuss intimacy said that Black people promote sexual violence through common terms used in the community to discuss sex. Terms such as "beat it up" when used to talk about intimacy promote images of violence, according to sex therapist Michelle Hope. With …

Lauren DeLisa Coleman (2022-08-02). Meet Jade Kearney, A Tech Entrepreneur And Changemaker Who Is Mapping The Safest Hospitals And Services For Black Maternal Health. moguldom.com Black women are three times more likely than white to die during and immediately after childbirth, and most of these deaths are preventable with better maternal health. Jade Kearney is working to change that. She is the co-founder and CEO of She Matters, a digital health platform designed to improve postpartum comorbidities for Black women …

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-02). Consumer Health: Understanding hepatitis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World Hepatitis Day will be observed Thursday, July 28, which makes this a good time to learn more about three types of hepatitis. Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver. The five main strains of the hepatitis virus are referred to as types A, B, C, D and E. While they all cause liver disease, they differ in geographic prevalence, modes of transmission, severity of illness and prevention methods. In the U.S., the most common types…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-02). WHO declares monkeypox a global health emergency. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The World Health Organization's Emergency Committee has declared the monkeypox outbreak to be a global health emergency. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there have been over 16,000 cases globally, including in 68 countries where the virus isn't typically seen. Of those cases, more than 2,800 were in the U.S. Dr. Richard Kennedy, co-director of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group, explains what the declaration means. "The monkeypox outbreak has spread far beyond…

Leon Kunstenaar, event announcement (2022-08-02). Haitians Demand Reparations at French Consulate and Citibank. indybay.org France: Amount Due to Haiti $21,685,135,571.48…

Labor Video Project (2022-08-02). Rank & File Threaten UAW Bureaucracy's Agenda At 2022 Convention: Report By Frank Hammer. indybay.org The rank and file at the 2022 UAW Constitutional Convention were able to challenge the UAW Administration Caucus which has been enveloped in a massive corruption scandal. They were able to push for $ 0 a week with a successful vote on the third day of the convention and the next day the bureaucracy overturned it. There will also be elections in October with 4 candidates.

TeleSUR, ysm, JGN (2022-08-02). Consorcio ruso Gazprom incrementa exportaciones de gas a China. telesurtv.net La compañía gasífera precisó que en julio, los suministros de gas superaron lo estipulado en los contratos y se batieron tres récords histórico de exportaciones diarias.

____ (2022-08-02). Special performance of opera 'Princess Wencheng' staged in Tibet. ecns.cn The outdoor opera based on the life of a Tang Dynasty (618-907) princess was staged to celebrate its 10th anniversary.

Robert Norse (2022-08-02). Tuesday 8/2: Stop the SCPD Sweeps! Stop Lying About Available Shelter! Services Not Threats! indybay.org Community Room, Santa Cruz Police Station Laurel and Center Streets.

Oakland Privacy (2022-08-02). Thursday 8/4: Stop Shotspotter Teach-In. indybay.org

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-02). Mayo Clinic Platform Conference 2022. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Government, academic and industry leaders from around the world will come to Rochester, Minnesota, July 26—27 for the Mayo Clinic Platform Conference. The invitation-only event will bring together 175 industry experts, policymakers, investors, startups, and CEOs from Mayo Clinic Care Network hospitals to discuss new technologies and solutions. During the event, these top leaders in health technology and medicine will discuss new opportunities, new ideas and breakthrough solutions that will shape the future of care….

TeleSUR- jaa- JL (2022-08-02). Juramentan a nueva secretaria de Asuntos Estratégicos en Argentina. telesurtv.net "Estamos empezando una etapa distinta, con un impulso fuerte a cuestiones relacionadas a la gestión, en un mundo muy complejo", destacó el mandatario.

Slingshot collective (2022-08-02). Sunday 8/21: Slingshot new volunteer meeting / article brainstorm for issue #136. indybay.org Long Haul infoshop – 3124 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley, CA 94705 – 510 540 0751 – 2 blocks from Ashby BART – corner of Shattuck and Woolsey across from La Pena…

____ (2022-08-02). China's Liaoning launches freight train transporting PV products to Europe. ecns.cn A China-Europe freight train carrying 50 containers of photovoltaic (PV) products left a train station on Sunday in Shenyang, capital of northeast China's Liaoning Province, for Duisburg, Germany.

Staff (2022-08-02). Suman 37 muertos por extensas inundaciones en Kentucky. cubadebate.cu Cientos de personas se dan por desaparecidas en incidentes provocados por las recientes inundaciones en el estado de Kentucky de EE.UU. El número de personas que murieron por las fuertes lluvias torrenciales y las inundaciones de barro en el estado de Kentucky de EE.UU. ascendió a 37.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-08-02). Avanza reestructuración del área económica en Argentina. telesurtv.net Este martes Sergio Massa dimite como presidente de Diputados. Cecilia Moreau podría ser la primera mujer en dirigir ese cuerpo legislativo.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-08-02). Poder judicial de Brasil llama a candidatos al diálogo y la paz. telesurtv.net Fux subrayó que la Constitución brasileña garantiza libertad para manifestarse, pero también exige respeto y responsabilidad con el prójimo y con el país.

TeleSUR, gao, JGN (2022-08-02). Fiscalía de Perú cita a declarar al presidente Pedro Castillo. telesurtv.net Castillo enfrenta la quinta investigación de la Fiscalía en apenas un año que lleva de mandato.

WSWS (2022-08-02). Monkeypox continues its global assault as governments do nothing to bring the pandemic to an end. wsws.org Global monkeypox cases have risen to over 23,000 spanning almost 90 countries and territories. Despite the recent declaration of a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, little is being done to address the rapidly evolving crisis.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-02). Patient Information: Safety of Medications Used During Pregnancy. jamanetwork.com This JAMA Patient Page describes medications commonly used during pregnancy and how the safety of such medications is determined and labeled.

Staff (2022-08-02). Open session of Iranian Parliament. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 02 (MNA) — Chaired by Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, the Iranian parliament held an open session on Tuesday with the participation of the Iranian Minister of Sport and Youth.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-02). UK, France need to press US to go for durable agreement. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 02 (MNA) — The Iranian Foreign Ministry's Spokesman Nasser Kan'ani has reacted to yesterday's statement by the US, UK and France on the Iranian nuclear program.

____ (2022-08-02). FM Amir-Abdollahian meets with late Nelson Mandela's grandson. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 02 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian met and held talks with Ndaba Thembekile Zweliyajika Mandela, grandson of the late Nelson Mandela at the venue of the Foreign Ministry on Tuesday evening.

TeleSUR, gao, JGN (2022-08-02). Violencia en Haití deja 188 muertos entre abril y mayo. telesurtv.net Los actos de violencia son cada vez más impunes, con alianzas entre grupos criminales que controlan Puerto Príncipe, denunció la oficina de la ONU.

Staff (2022-08-02). Hussein's commitment to justice, truth needed more than ever. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 02 (MNA) — Taliaferro says the message of the Karbala uprising is never to give up, adding that the specter of systematic racism and politicians corruption is tyranny in US, so Hussein's commitment to justice is needed more than ever.

WSWS (2022-08-02). Australian workers support zero-COVID advocate Dr David Berger, condemn Twitter censorship of SEP (Australia). wsws.org "Silencing a doctor's views, and talk of a 'special education program,' smacks of something out of a totalitarian nightmare." — Vicki, from South Australia…

Staff (2022-08-02). Desde hoy XVI Festival Internacional de Cine de Gibara. cubadebate.cu Con una variada programación multicultural, con énfasis en el audiovisual, se desarrolla desde hoy y hasta el próximo día seis el XVI Festival Internacional de Cine de Gibara (FICGibara). El evento prioriza la creación audiovisual, con el doble reto de resurgir luego de dos ediciones sin realizarse por la situación epidemiológica creada por la Covid-19…

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-02). ONU advierte sobre la aniquilación nuclear de la humanidad. telesurtv.net Este lunes, el secretario general de la ONU, António Guterres, inauguró la conferencia de los 191 países firmantes del Acuerdo de No proliferación Nuclear.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-02). Effect of Graded Sensorimotor Retraining on Pain Intensity in Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain. jamanetwork.com This randomized clinical trial examines the effects of graded sensorimotor retraining, compared with an attention control with sham procedure, in patients with moderate to severe chronic low back pain.

Mohawk Nation News (2022-08-02). Mohawk Mothers Demand Pope Leave. indybay.org Kanien'kehà : ka Kahnistensera (Mohawk Mothers) demand that the Pope must leave our land and take the cross and all of the symbols of their atrocities with him. Indigenous people see it as how the Jewish people see the swastika. McGill must stop bulldozing alleged unmarked graves before any investigation.

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2022-08-02). Testimonies from COVID Jab Injured: "mRNA 'Vaccine' Genocide 2021-2022" globalresearch.ca

WorkWeek (2022-08-02). Voices From Uvalde, Mooney Cult Murder Connection To JPN Abe's Murder & Rev Poets Brigade. indybay.org WorkWeek covers Voices From Uvalde , The Mooney Cult Murder Connection To Japan PM Abe & Poetry From The Revolutionary Poets Brigade…

Staff (2022-08-02). Encuentros religiosos y políticos marcarán la agenda del Papa en Kazajistán en septiembre. cubadebate.cu El viaje del papa Francisco a Kazajistán del 13 al 15 de septiembre estará centrado en encuentros con líderes políticos y religiosos, a la espera de la confirmación de una posible reunión del pontífice con el máximo responsable de la Iglesia ortodoxa rusa, el patriarca Kirill.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-02). China dará una respuesta contundente si Pelosi visita Taiwán. telesurtv.net China avisa de "consecuencias desastrosas" ante la posible visita de la presidenta de la Cámara de Representantes de EE.UU., Nancy Pelosi, a Taiwán.

Staff (2022-08-02). Chapeando: Cuando quieren que creas que el país estalla para hacer que estalle (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu Quienes siguen en tiempo real, esa guerra mediática que no cesa y han estado al tanto de lo que publicaron ciertos sitios en las últimas horas, deben haber experimentado una suerte de dejá vú, la certeza de que ya vivimos algo exactamente igual.

____ (2022-08-02). Bird's-eye view of Hangzhou branch of China's National Archives of Publications and Culture. ecns.cn The Hangzhou branch is a venue integrating the function of library, museum, art gallery, archives and exhibition. It is available for reservation from Monday.

____ (2022-08-02). Beijing, Shanghai start inter-regional recognition of COVID test result to reduce economic impact. ecns.cn Multiple places, including Beijing and Shanghai, have started inter-regional recognition of COVID-19 test results as the Chinese central government urged regional authorities to improve test data sharing between each other to enhance the convenience of the public to travel.

Global Research News (2022-08-02). Selected Articles: Smoking Gun: US Government, CDC Colluded with Google, Twitter, Facebook to Censor Important Information About Experimental COVID Vaccines. globalresearch.ca By

Staff (2022-08-02). No Means Yes to Abortion: Kansas Votes on Confusing GOP-Backed Constitutional Amdt. to Ban Abortion. democracynow.org We go to Kansas, where voters today are deciding whether to pass a constitutional amendment that would override a 2019 state Supreme Court ruling establishing a constitutional right to terminate a pregnancy. If the amendment passes, it will clear the way for Republican state lawmakers to ban the procedure, which they have vowed to do. Kansas is the first state in the country to vote on the right to abortion and one of the last states in the region to still allow abortion, with clinics there having reported an influx of patients from neighboring states, including Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas, after the S…

Labor Video Project (2022-08-02). Hundreds of SEIU1021 SF Tenderloin Housing Clinic Workers Strike For Living Wages. indybay.org Hundreds of SEIU 1021 San Francisco non-profit workers at he Tenderloin Housing Clinic went on strike for living wages. They do public work but are paid wages that keep them in poverty.

Waging Nonviolence (2022-08-02). How Tunisians can instill Democracy in the Face of growing Authoritarianism. juancole.com By Craig Brown | ( Waging Nonviolence ) As Tunisia's president Kais Saied takes the country down the path of authoritarianism, opponents faced a quandary about what to do during the July 25 referendum, on a constitution that will hand Saied significant power. Political opponents and civil society organizations considered whether it was …

TeleSUR- lvm- JL (2022-08-02). Palestina denuncia robo de Israel por retención de recursos. telesurtv.net Israel ha intentado desacreditar al Gobierno palestino, que ayuda a las familias afectadas por el régimen sionista.

TeleSUR -ysm- JL (2022-08-02). Registran más de 5.000 incendios forestales en la Amazonía. telesurtv.net Según el INPE, en julio de 2022 registró 5.373 siniestros, y entre enero y junio de 2022, se destruyeron al menos 4.000 kilómetros cuadrados de selva amazónica.

Staff (2022-08-02). Palestinian martyred during Zionists' raid on Jenin. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 02 (MNA) — Palestinian health ministry on Monday night reported that a Palestinian was killed by the Zionist regime's forces.

Middle East Monitor (2022-08-02). New Documents: The Israeli Massacre of Palestinians at Kafr Qasem in 1956 was Part of an Ethnic Cleansing Campaign. juancole.com By Motasem A Dalloul | ( Middle East Monitor ) On Friday, archives of the Israeli forces released court documents related to the trial of Israeli soldiers who brutally massacred 49 Palestinians on 29 October, 1956. The massacre took place in the Palestinian town of Kafr Qasem. It was the first day of …

TeleSUR, mcs, JGN (2022-08-02). Japón registra mayor cifra semanal de contagios por la Covid-19. telesurtv.net El recuento diario de casos nuevos en Japón alcanzó un récord de alrededor de 233.000 el jueves en medio de la séptima ola de infecciones por la Covid-19 en el país.

____ (2022-08-02). 1st shipment of Medicine for SMA patients arrives in Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 02 (MNA) — Head of Iranian Food and Drug Administration (IFDA) on Tuesday announced the arrival of first shipment of medicines for patients suffering from Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) disease into the country.

TeleSUR-mcs- JL (2022-08-02). Venezuela recibe a secretario de Asuntos Humanitarios de ONU. telesurtv.net La Oficina de Naciones Unidas para la Coordinación de Asuntos Humanitarios detalló que el secretario se reunirá con funcionarios gubernamentales y otras partes interesadas clave.

Norman Solomon (2022-08-02). Nancy Pelosi Could Get Us All Killed. indybay.org With a green light from Joe Biden…

Peter Koenig (2022-08-02). Video: Is the Biden Administration Really Foolish Enough to Send Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan, or Is It Just a Balloon of Hot Air? Don DeBar and Peter Koenig. globalresearch.ca

TeleSUR- lvm- JL (2022-08-02). Confirman dos fallecidos tras incendio en California, EE.UU. telesurtv.net Se evacuaron cerca de 2.000 residentes de áreas rurales de la zona.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-02). Mayo Clinic Minute: Ice cream brain freeze, it's a real thing. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Did you know that July is National Ice Cream Month? Have you ever enjoyed a sip of an ice-cold milkshake or taken a bite of an ice cream cone only to get an instant blast of pain or headache that lasts a few seconds? You're not alone. Dr. Amaal Starling, a neurologist at Mayo Clinic, says the condition is called a "cold-stimulus headache." Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/2NrtjewPTHc Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 56) is in…

____ (2022-08-02). Natural scenery of Yucha Grand Canyon in Shaanxi. ecns.cn Natural scenery of Yucha Grand Canyon in Ganquan county of Yan'an city, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Aug. 1, 2022.

WSWS (2022-08-02). Columbus, Ohio Kroger workers: Now is the time to organize an independent fight against both management and the UFCW! wsws.org The Kroger Workers' Rank-and-File Committee stands behind Columbus workers' courageous rejection of the UFCW-Kroger sellout contract. But the question they now face is: what next?

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-02). Iran FM spox reacts to Pelosi's visit to Taiwan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 02 (MNA) — The Iranian Foreign Ministry's spokesman Nasser Kan'ani has condemned the United States for violating China's territorial integrity, stressing Iran's support for One-China policy.

WSWS (2022-08-02). Australian COVID-19 hospitalisations and deaths reach record levels. wsws.org On Friday, 157 COVID-19 deaths were reported in Australia, the most on any day of the pandemic, while hospitalisations soared to more than 5, 0.

____ (2022-08-02). Iran's volume of rail transit hits 1.9mn tons last year. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 02 (MNA) — Director-General of Commercialization Office of the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development Amin Tarfa put the volume of rail transit in the country at 1.9 million tons last year in 1400 (from Mar. 21, 2021 to Mar. 0, 2022).

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-02). Mayo Clinic researchers pinpoint genetic variations that might sway course of COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Researchers at Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine have discovered key human genomic signatures that could help explain why COVID-19 is severe in some people and mild in others. After analyzing volumes of diverse worldwide DNA sequence data, the scientists identified mutations in two human proteins that might sway the course of SARS-CoV-2 — the virus responsible for COVID-19. Their study reveals that variants in the genes for ACE2 and TMPRESS2 can…

Heidi Harmon, former SLO mayor (2022-08-02). Roof top should be affordable for all-don't tax it! indybay.org We gathered proudly chanting "Don't tax the sun" in front of PG&E's office in downtown San Luis Obispo during a Don't Tax the Sun statewide rally and tour. We are living in a climate emergency and oppose a tax targeted at net energy metering currently being considered by the California Public Utilities Commission. Help us stop the proposed tax and save our planet.

Staff (2022-08-02). Syria, Vietnam sympathize with Iran over recent floods. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 02 (MNA) — Syria and Vietnam offered condolences over the death of a number of Iranians in the recent floods in different provinces across Iran.

Staff (2022-08-02). Holding referendum solution to materialize Palestinian rights. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 02 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says that holding a referendum among the original residents of Palestine is a solution to materialize Palestinians' rights.

De-Fence Phest (2022-08-02). Friday 7/29: De-Fence Phest. indybay.org People's Park Berkeley…

Staff (2022-08-02). Más de 4 000 casos de viruela del mono en España: øQué hacer si te contagias? cubadebate.cu Según los últimos datos de la Red Nacional de Vigilancia Epidemiológica (RENAVE), se han notificado en España un total de 4.298 casos confirmados de viruela del mono. También se han confirmado dos fallecimientos a causa de esta enfermedad: dos hombres jóvenes que son las dos únicas muertes que constan en Europa.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-02). Association Between Dialysis Facility Ownership and Waiting List and Transplant in Pediatric Patients. jamanetwork.com This cohort study examined the association between the profit status of US dialysis facilities and the time pediatric patients with end-stage kidney disease were placed on the waiting list and when they received a transplant.

____ (2022-08-02). Fishermen set sail as moratorium ends. ecns.cn The fishing moratorium in the East China Sea was partially lifted on Monday and the first fleet of more than 1,100 fishing boats in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province set sail.

Sarah Anderson (2022-08-02). From the Wall Street Journal: A Deeply Flawed CEO Pay Analysis. inequality.org

Freedom Road Socialist Organization (2022-08-02). Saturday 8/27: Rally/March to Defend DACA! indybay.org San Jose City Hall Plaza…

Labor Video Project (2022-08-02). Selling Off Golden Gate Park: Privatization & Corruption Destroying Great Public Park. indybay.org The sell off and privatization of Golden Gate Park is escalating at the same time of a massive corruption scandal of top officials of the City and County of San Francisco. This program looks at the "non-profits" that are being used to facilitate the transfer of public lands at the park to privatizers.

WSWS (2022-08-02). Canadian neurocognitive disorder expert speaks to Global Workers Inquest into the Pandemic: "To say 'they are old, they can die'—it's criminal" wsws.org "We now know how to eliminate this virus. Why not give ourselves the best chance so that our children can live a normal life, so that we can go to work without stress, go shopping without the fear of catching a deadly disease?"

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-02). Mayo Clinic, Mercy collaborate to globally transform patient care. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Innovative data science will enable patients to receive personalized, predictive and proactive medicine ROCHESTER, Minn., and ST. LOUIS — A 10-year collaboration agreement between Mayo Clinic and Mercy — a first-of-its-kind alliance between two large health care systems — will use the most current data science and years of deidentified patient outcomes to find diseases earlier and start patients on paths to better health more quickly. "This unique collaboration will eliminate the barriers to innovation…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-02). Mayo Clinic hospitals earn star ratings for hospital quality, patient experience. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic hospitals across the organization received Overall Hospital Quality star ratings and received the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems star ratings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The ratings provide patients with information about several dimensions of quality. Eleven hospitals across Mayo Clinic received star ratings from CMS for Overall Hospital Quality. Six of the 11 hospitals earned five stars — the best score possible. The national average…

____ (2022-08-02). Culture Fact: China's national archives. ecns.cn

WSWS (2022-08-02). UPS driver reprimanded for stopping to sip water in heat. wsws.org As the summer heat wave continues anger is mounting as more and more reports come in of UPS delivery drivers collapsing on their routes due to overheating.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-02). Sickle Cell Trait Associated with Kidney Failure and COVID-19 Death. jamanetwork.com Sickle cell trait (SCT) should be considered an adverse prognostic factor for COVID-19, a genetic association study suggests.

TeleSUR, gao, JGN (2022-08-02). Vicepresidenta electa colombiana se reúne con Evo Morales. telesurtv.net Márquez y Morales reafirmaron un frente común en la lucha contra la pobreza y la exclusión neoliberal.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-02). Maternal Death Rate Increased During Early COVID-19 Pandemic. jamanetwork.com The rate of maternal deaths increased 33.3% during the first 9 months of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers reported in JAMA Network Open.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-02). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Is a lectin-free diet beneficial? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: A friend of mine continues to speak highly about the health benefits of a diet where people eliminate lectins. She says it helped her lose weight and reduced her arthritis pain. What are lectins, and can a lectin-free diet cure autoimmune diseases and prevent other health problems? ANSWER: Lectins are naturally occurring proteins that are found in all foods, but they are most concentrated in certain plants. Lectins serve a protective function for plants…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-02). Mayo Clinic ranked No. 1 hospital in Florida by U.S. News & World Report. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Mayo Clinic is again ranked the No. 1 hospital in the Jacksonville metro area and Florida in U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" rankings, which were published on Tuesday, July 26, on the U.S. News & World Report website. Mayo Clinic in Florida has ranked No. 1 in the state of Florida for six of the past seven years. "It is an honor to be recognized as the No. 1 hospital…

____ (2022-08-02). Iran new envoy submits credentials to Lebanese president. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 02 (MNA) — New Iranian Ambassador to Beirut submitted a copy of his credentials to Lebanese President Michel Aoun on Tuesday evening.

WSWS (2022-08-02). On eve of school reopenings, Hawaii teacher calls for fight against state's elimination of COVID measures. wsws.org The new guidance was issued two weeks before schools were set to reopen, leaving many teachers and parents scrambling for answers to what is going on as well as ways to coordinate a response to the unsafe conditions they be forced to endure.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-02). A decade of excellence: Mayo Clinic named No. 1 hospital in Arizona for a 10th year on U.S. News & World Report's 'Best Hospitals' rankings. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Arizona hospital ranked among the nation's top 20 hospitals for a sixth year PHOENIX — For a 10th year, Mayo Clinic Hospital in Arizona has been ranked No.1 in Arizona and the Phoenix metro area as part of U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" rankings. In addition, for a sixth consecutive year, Mayo Clinic in Arizona was recognized on the "Best Hospitals Honor Roll" which recognizes the top 20 hospitals in the nation….

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-02). 9 common questions about genetic testing for cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Your genes play a role in nearly all areas of your health. A gene is like an instruction manual for your body that tells your body how to function, develop and stay healthy. People have about 20,000 genes in their bodies. Many health conditions have a genetic link. Genetic testing can help you and your health care team understand if you have an increased risk for developing certain conditions that are present in your family….

TeleSUR, gao, JGN (2022-08-02). Destituyen a gerente general de Petroecuador. telesurtv.net La orden vino del presidente Guillermo Lasso y ocurrió en el marco de investigaciones de la presunta influencia de la esposa de Cedeño en contrataciones del personal.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-02). Action Plan Targets ALS and Other Neurodegenerative Diseases. jamanetwork.com In response to a law passed last year, the FDA has released a 5-year plan to develop safe and effective drugs for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other rare neurodegenerative diseases.

____ (2022-08-02). Iran nuclear program moving ahead very, very fast: IAEA chief. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — The Director-General of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Rafael Grossi said that Iran's nuclear program is "moving ahead very, very fast".

Jamanetwork (2022-08-02). Point-of-Care Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training and Survival With Favorable Neurologic Outcome in Cardiac Arrest in Pediatric ICUs—Reply. jamanetwork.com In Reply We agree that clinicians and educators should interpret our study findings carefully and not conclude that these types of physiologic point-of-care CPR trainings and debriefings are ineffective based on a trial that was negative for the primary outcome.

____ (2022-08-02). Multiple people shot in northeast Washington, D.C., police say. ecns.cn Multiple people had been shot in northeast Washington D.C., police said Monday night.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-08-02). Policía israelí detiene a gobernador palestino de Jerusalén Este. telesurtv.net Adnan Ghaith ha sido detenido en al menos 17 ocasiones desde 2018. Es víctima de constante hostigamiento por parte de Israel.

WSWS (2022-08-02). Australian educator speaks to Global Workers' Inquest: "The biggest lie was that kids didn't get COVID, did not transmit it, and then if they did become infected it was mild." wsws.org Amanda became active in the Committee for Public Education (CFPE) at the beginning of the pandemic and after being victimised at her school for speaking in defence of educator and student health and safety.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-02). Anti-tau Antibody Semorinemab Fails to Slow Alzheimer Disease. jamanetwork.com The experimental monoclonal anti-tau antibody semorinemab failed to reduce clinical disease progression and to slow the rate of pathological tau accumulation among individuals with mild cognitive impairment or dementia related to Alzheimer disease in a recent trial.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-02). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Combatting drug shortages. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Drug shortages continue to be a major health care issue in the U.S., with more than 200 ongoing and active shortages per year since 2018. "Drug shortages are not new to health care," explains Dr. Mary Gilmer, director of pharmaceutical supply and procurement for Mayo locations across the Midwest. "But, really, over the last two years with the COVID-19 pandemic, the shortages have really exposed the vulnerability of our global drug supply chain. And these…

Jamanetwork (2022-08-02). Review: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of Malaria in the US. jamanetwork.com This Review discusses the epidemiology, prevention, and treatment of malaria in the US.

Staff (2022-08-02). Nancy Pelosi llega a Taiwán pese a las advertencias chinas al gobierno de EE.UU. cubadebate.cu La presidenta de la Cámara de Representantes de Estados Unidos, Nancy Pelosi, ha aterrizado este martes en Taipéi, la capital de Taiwán, a pesar de las alertas del Gobierno chino, que ha insistido durante los últimos días en que tomará medidas "contundentes" en caso de que la política estadounidense se desplazara hasta suelo taiwanés.

Fernando Dorado (2022-08-02). Colombia El "chicharrón" que hereda Petro. globalizacion.ca Duque entrega el país al nuevo gobierno como si fuera un gobernante exitoso y un gran ejecutor de políticas públicas. Se jacta de las cifras de la reactivación económica reconocidas por la OCDE -ocurrida después de la pandemia- adjudicándose logros…

Hibist Kassa (2022-08-02). Tanzania: How Maasai women are resisting land grabs. greenleft.org.au For decades, the Maasai have been resisting displacement by mining, tourism and conservation, reports Hibist Kassa.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-02). Francia Márquez aboga por unidad latinoamericana en Bolivia. telesurtv.net La vicepresidenta electa colombiana estuvo en una ceremonia ancestral por el aniversario de la independencia de Bolivia.

Staff (2022-08-02). El tiempo: Calor y algunas lluvias en el interior y sur de occidente. cubadebate.cu Amanecerá parcialmente nublado en la región occidental y con poca nubosidad en el resto del país. Desde el final de la mañana estará parcialmente nublado y se nublará en la región occidental, con algunos chubascos y tormentas eléctricas hacia localidades del interior y sur. En el resto del archipiélago las precipitaciones serán aisladas.

_____ (2022-08-02). When The Just Go To Prison. popularresistance.org Marion, Illinois — Daniel Hale, dressed in a khaki uniform, his hair cut short and sporting a long, neatly groomed brown beard, is seated behind a plexiglass screen, speaking into a telephone receiver at the federal prison in Marion, Illinois. I hold a receiver on the other side of the plexiglass and listen as he describes his journey from working for the National Security Agency and the Joint Special Operations Task Force at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan to becoming federal prisoner 26069-07. | Hale, a 34-year-old former Air Force signals intelligence analyst, is serving a 45 month prison sentence, follow…

Jamanetwork (2022-08-02). Apple Watch Parkinson Disease Symptom Monitor Is Cleared. jamanetwork.com A program that uses motion sensors built into the Apple Watch to monitor symptoms of Parkinson disease gained FDA clearance.

____ (2022-08-02). Ancient Dunhuang gets digital doubles. ecns.cn The northwestern Chinese city of Dunhuang is more than 2,000 kilometers from Beijing, but thanks to digital technology, its renowned traditional heritage can be freely enjoyed by people in the capital.

Suzanne James (2022-08-02). Could the NT and ACT finally get the right to pass voluntary assisted dying laws? greenleft.org.au A bill to overturn the 25-year ban on the ACT and the NT legislating voluntary assisted dying was introduced into federal parliament on August 1 by Labor MPs Alicia Payne and Luke Gosling from Darwin. Suzanne James reports.

WSWS (2022-08-02). Australian tram workers strike in Melbourne, but unions push real wage cut. wsws.org Around 90 striking workers are picketing the East Preston Tram Depot in northern Melbourne over a new enterprise agreement on wages and conditions.

WSWS (2022-08-02). Macron greets killer Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Paris. wsws.org Macron's welcoming of the man universally acknowledged to have ordered the grisly 2018 murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi underscores the fraud of human rights imperialism.

Kerry Smith (2022-08-02). Free Julian Assange, protesters say. greenleft.org.au Protesters gathered at Parliament House to demand the Labor government apply diplomatic pressure to the British and United States governments to drop the political case against Julian Assange. Kerry Smith reports.

Staff (2022-08-02). Fire reported in Baghdad Green Zone. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 02 (MNA) — An Iraqi security source reported a fire incident in a building in the high-security Green Zone of Baghdad, the capital of Iraq, on Tuesday.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-02). Integrity of SARS-CoV-2 Laboratory-Developed Tests. jamanetwork.com To the Editor A recent Viewpoint discussed the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and SARS-CoV-2 laboratory-developed tests (LDTs). The authors stated that the FDA "regulates" LDTs, but the legal foundation for this position is controversial. Since the 1990s, the FDA has suggested that it has authority over LDTs. However, this concept was never discussed in congressional hearings prior to passage of the Medical Device Amendments in 1976, nor is there any mention of LDTs in the statute itself. According to the Medical Device Amendments, the FDA is only authorized to regulate medical devices introduced into "int…

____ (2022-08-02). Shougang Park becomes venue of 2022 CIFTIS. ecns.cn The 2022 China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) will be held in Shougang Park, home to the Shougang Big Air venue during the 2022 Winter Olympics, and the China National Convention Center in Beijing from Aug. 31 to Sept. 5.

TeleSUR -ysm- JL (2022-08-02). Cuba envía condolencias a Irán por daños de intensas lluvias. telesurtv.net Las lluvias monzónicas azotan a Irán desde el 23 de julio, y han enlutado al menos a ocho decenas de familias en Irán.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-02). Integrity of SARS-CoV-2 Laboratory-Developed Tests—Reply. jamanetwork.com In Reply We appreciate the comments by Dr Genzen and colleagues about our recent Viewpoint on SARS-CoV-2 LDTs. The FDA has long asserted its authority to regulate LDTs even while using its enforcement discretion to largely leave LDTs alone. Although many FDA law scholars believe the FDA's authority to regulate at least some LDTs is well supported by the relevant statutory language, Dr Genzen and colleagues are correct that this view is not universally shared and that the issue has never been resolved in court. Although there have been past attempts to clarify this question through acts of Congress, the aftermath…

____ (2022-08-02). China to provide more vaccine assistance to Tajikistan, deepen cooperation. ecns.cn China will continue to provide COVID-19 vaccine assistance to Tajikistan and build a China-Tajikistan community with a shared future, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Monday during a meeting with Tajik Foreign Minister Sirojiddin Muhriddin.

Staff (2022-08-02). Pakistan copter with army general on board goes missing. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 02 (MNA) — A Pakistan Army aviation helicopter — which was on flood relief operations in Balochistan's Lasbela — went missing on Monday after it lost contact with air traffic control (ATC), the military's media arm said in a statement.

____ (2022-08-02). Heavy rain hits Kentucky, death toll from floods rises to 37. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 02 (MNA) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear raised the death toll from the state's historic flooding to 37 people, as rescue workers continued searching for missing people and more severe weather impacted the area on Monday.

Staff (2022-08-02). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on Aug. 02. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 02 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Tuesday, August 02.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-02). Irán descarta producir armamento nuclear. telesurtv.net Teherán asegura que tiene capacidades técnicas para hacerlo, pero no es parte de sus planes como le ha dicho a la OIEA.

____ (2022-08-02). PLA Navy commissions destroyer. ecns.cn A sixth Type 055-class guided-missile destroyer has been commissioned by the People's Liberation Army Navy and has taken part in a live-fire exercise, according to the PLA Navy.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-02). Consumer Health: What is lung cancer screening, and who needs it? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World Lung Cancer Day will be observed Monday, Aug. 1, which makes this a good time to learn more about lung cancer screening and who needs it. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S., according to the American Cancer Society. Lung cancer claims more lives each year than colon, breast and prostate cancers combined. Although the disease can occur in people who have never smoked, people who smoke or have smoked have…

WSWS (2022-08-02). Family holds funeral for Joseph Nagle five weeks after he was killed by Michigan county sheriff. wsws.org Nagle's family is still looking for answers five weeks after he was shot and killed by an Allegan County sheriff's deputy on June 16.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-02). Mayo Clinic ranked No. 1 hospital in nation by U.S. News & World Report. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic has been ranked the No. 1 hospital in the nation for the seventh consecutive year in U.S. News & World Report's 2022—2023 "Best Hospitals" rankings. U.S. News & World Report first published state rankings in 2012, with Mayo Clinic in Rochester ranked No. 1 in Minnesota since the beginning. This year marks a decade that Mayo Clinic in Arizona has ranked No. 1 in the state, while Mayo Clinic in…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-02). Mayo Clinic Minute: Heat and how it affects medication. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Finding ways to keep your body cool during extremely high temperatures is important and so is ensuring your medications aren't exposed to extreme heat. Scott Hall, a Mayo Clinic pharmacist, says medications can become degraded during temperature changes. He says some medications also can cause heat intolerance. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/7hM14G0Z__Y Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. Temperature can impact…

TeleSUR -ysm- JL (2022-08-02). Perú confirma primer deceso de paciente con viruela símica. telesurtv.net El paciente arribó al Hospital Nacional Dos de Mayo con diagnóstico de shock séptico, agravado por complicaciones asociadas a un VIH.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-02). Mayo Clinic Q and A: When your teenager needs to see a gynecologist. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My daughter is 13, and her pediatrician recently reminded us that she should get the HPV vaccine because it can prevent cervical cancer. That got me thinking about gynecologic health for my daughter. She began her menstrual cycle at age 12, but I'm unsure if there are conditions and issues that I should talk to my daughter about or when to have her visit a gynecologist. ANSWER: Taking time to discuss gynecologic issues with…

Staff (2022-08-02). Iran vows to show decisive reaction to US new sanctions. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 02 (MNA) — In reaction to the new US sanctions, the Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman said that Iran will show a decisive, firm and immediate reaction to the White House's insistence on sanctions.

2022-08-03 02:07 | 22:07 EST | sr | 223 | 0 | 2 | 239 | 0