Daily Archives: August 5, 2022

2022-08-05: News Headlines

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-05). Amnesty International Says Ukraine's Fighting Tactics Endanger Civilians. news.antiwar.com Amnesty International on Thursday "We have documented a pattern of Ukrainian forces putting civilians at risk and violating the laws of war when they operate in populated areas," said Agnès Callamard, Amnesty's secretary-general. "Being in a defensive position does not exempt the Ukrainian military from respecting internation…

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-08-05). Has the Ukraine Conflict Driven U.S. Government Officials Crazy? covertactionmagazine.com Latest outrage is the FBI's use of flash-bang grenades and drones to startle 80-year-old leader of Black Nationalist organization who …

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-05). China Launches Its Largest-Ever Military Drills Near Taiwan After Pelosi Visit. news.antiwar.com China on Thursday encircled Taiwan with warships and warplanes and fired missiles in the area in its The South China Morning Post

Infobrics (2022-08-05). Here's Why More Countries Are Knocking on BRICS' Door. infobrics.org The growing charm of strength between Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) coupled with the loss of attraction in the West has led to more countries, including Iran and Argentina, applying for BRICS membership…

____ (2022-08-04). Int'l community supports China in taking all necessary measures to counter U.S. provocation. ecns.cn Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi visited China's Taiwan region in disregard of China's strong opposition and solemn representations.

____ (2022-08-04). China's non-CPC political parties make joint statement on Pelosi visit. ecns.cn China's eight non-Communist Party of China (CPC) political parties on Thursday released a joint statement expressing their strong opposition to, indignation at and condemnation of the recent visit of Nancy Pelosi.

WSWS (2022-08-05). White House reluctantly proclaims monkeypox a public health emergency. wsws.org Given the disastrous mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is every reason to expect that monkeypox will be allowed to wreak havoc in the coming months, despite formal proclamations of a "state of emergency."

____ (2022-08-04). The U.S. side is confusing right with wrong on Taiwan question: spokesperson. ecns.cn A Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Thursday criticized the remarks on Taiwan by an anonymous U.S. State Department official, saying they are a reflection of typical U.S. arrogance and hegemonism.

WSWS (2022-08-05). Officers involved in murder of Breonna Taylor arrested on federal charges. wsws.org On Thursday, the US Department of Justice charged with federal offenses and arrested four officers involved in the brutal murder two and a half years ago in Louisville, Kentucky.

____ (2022-08-04). China, ASEAN laud achievements under comprehensive strategic partnership, vow to deepen ties. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi attended the China-ASEAN foreign ministers' meeting here on Thursday, during which the Chinese and ASEAN sides spoke highly of the achievements in their cooperation and pledged to build a closer China-ASEAN community with a shared future.

Fight Back (2022-08-05). Statement condemning Nancy Pelosi's reckless visit to China's Taiwan. fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement issued by Friends of Socialist China. Freedom Road Socialist Organization is one of the organizational signatories. | We condemn in the strongest possible terms the provocative and war-mongering visit of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to China's territory of Taiwan. | Pelosi is a reactionary, anti-working-class imperialist politician with a long record of inveterate hostility to Socialist China and the Chinese people. Her visit to Taiwan is a major political provocation that carries with it a grave danger of leading to regional and even world war. It…

WSWS (2022-08-05). US pledges to send warships through Taiwan Strait in standoff with China. wsws.org The relentless efforts by the Biden administration to provoke a war with China, underscored by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's trip to Taiwan, represent an enormous danger to the population of Taiwan, China, the Asia-Pacific region and the whole world.

____ (2022-08-04). PLA Eastern Theater Command launches unprecedented live-fire joint exercises around Taiwan Island. ecns.cn The Eastern Theater Command of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) on Thursday conducted joint combat exercises and training around the Taiwan Island on an unprecedented scale.

Abdallah al-Naami (2022-08-05). Israel accused of seizing crypto wallets from traders in Gaza. electronicintifada.net Digital currency trading proves popular in Gaza — if risky — where investment opportunities are scarce.

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-08-05). Fuerzas ucranianas bombardean objetivos civiles en Donetsk. telesurtv.net Los informes preliminares reportan cinco civiles muertos y seis heridos como consecuencia del bombardeo.

WSWS (2022-08-05). German government sets course for world war as it backs Pelosi's Taiwan visit. wsws.org Similar to the war in Ukraine, Berlin also sees the conflict with China as an opportunity to advance its long-cherished plans for rearmament and its great power ambitions.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-08-05). Condenan a implicados en intento de magnicidio del presidente Nicolás Maduro. telesurtv.net Detonaron cargas explosivas para atentar contra la vida del jefe de Estado, en momentos en que hablaba durante un acto público en Caracas el 4 de agosto de 2018.

TeleSUR, jaa, JGN (2022-08-05). Cubana Cirilo avanza a la final de campeonato mundial de Canoa. telesurtv.net José Ramón Pelier, por su lado, avanzó a las semifinales del C1 a 1000 metros, que se llevará a cabo este viernes, tras entrar en su ronda con tiempo de 4: 10.97 minutos.

TeleSUR, lvm, JGN (2022-08-05). Imputan a 4 policías por asesinato de afroamericana en EE.UU. telesurtv.net El fiscal afirmó que tres de los policías se involucraron en la falsificación de una orden de allanamiento.

Staff (2022-08-05). VII Campeonato Nacional sub 23: Villa Clara y Pinar del Rio logran barridas en los primeros duelos. cubadebate.cu Los equipos de Villa Clara y Pinar del Rio barrieron a sus oponentes en las primeras subseries particulares del VII Campeonato Nacional de béisbol categoría sub 23, en una jornada donde se firmó una lechada y dos partidos necesitaron una entrada extra para definirse.

Ann Brown (2022-08-05). Harlem Capital Co-Founder: Too Many Good Companies Are Trying To Fit Venture Capital Model, Not Enough Growth Capital Options. moguldom.com The year hasn't been kind to startups. Startup funding dropped drastically in 2022, according to Crunchbase data. Harlem Capital Partners co-founder Henri Pierre-Jacques says too many good companies are trying to fit the venture capital model, not enough growth capital options. In total, startups received $62.7 billion from investors to work in seed through growth stage deals …

TeleSUR (2022-08-05). British Citizens Care More About Inflation Than Leadership Race. telesurenglish.net On Canvey Island, where the River Thames meets the sea and a popular day-trip destination for city-weary Londoners, people quietly go about their business. Although the Tory leadership race dominates the country's media coverage, residents are preoccupied with more pressing concerns. | RELATED: | As soaring inflation in Britain takes its toll on consumer spending and sends shockwaves across industries, citizens in t…

WSWS (2022-08-05). Sri Lankan government widens its arrests and police-state measures. wsws.org The Wickremesinghe regime has over the past two days arrested trade union leaders, extended essential services orders banning strikes in the health, electricity and fuel distribution sectors, and threatened a new wave of arrests against Galle Face protestors.

Ann Brown (2022-08-05). Fact Check: Huey P Newton Ordered A Hit On Kwame Ture (Formerly Stokely Carmichael). moguldom.com Two of the biggest figures in the Black power movement of the late 1960s were Huey P. Newton and Kwame Ture (who was formerly known as Stokely Carmichael). Ideally, two great forces working together would only push the movement forward. But the U.S. government went behind the scenes to spread mistrust among Black activists. The …

TeleSUR (2022-08-05). Puebla Group Denounces Lawfare Against Cristina Fernandez. telesurenglish.net The Puebla Group denounces that former Argentinean President Cristina Fernandez is facing a legal war (lawfare) in a case, motivated by obscure political interests. | RELATED: | "The Puebla Group regrets and rejects the legal war (lawfare) being waged against Vice President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner (CFK) in a process plagued with contradictions and motivated by obscure political interests of powerful economic…

____ (2022-08-04). China ready to advance comprehensive strategic partnership with New Zealand: FM. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Thursday that China is ready to work with New Zealand to push forward their comprehensive strategic partnership to yield more fruits.

____ (2022-08-04). Chinese FM puts forward 4 proposals on promoting East Asia cooperation. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi presented four proposals on promoting East Asia cooperation when attending the ASEAN Plus Three (10 3) foreign ministers' meeting here on Thursday.

Infobrics (2022-08-05). Russia, China to Break Ground on Gas Pipeline Via Mongolia in 2024. infobrics.org The Power of Siberia-2 pipeline, which will deliver Europe-bound gas from western Siberian fields to China for the first time, is expected to go online in 2030…

Infobrics (2022-08-05). Why Russian Exporters Should Be Looking to the India Consumer Market for Diversifying Trade. infobrics.org Indian Imports of Russian Goods Grew 272% in April-May 2022…

Staff (2022-08-05). Russia MoD links USAID to emergence of COVID-19. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 05 (MNA) — Russian Defense Ministry assumes a connection between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) program on bat control and the emergence of Covid.

____ (2022-08-05). Pelosi's visit to Taiwan a 'malicious provocation': Medvedev. ecns.cn Deputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council Dmitry Medvedev on Thursday called U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan a "malicious provocation."

Martha Grevatt (2022-08-05). UAW Convention/Militants open struggle against business unionism. workers.org Detroit February 11, 1937, marks the victory of the 44-day Flint Sit-down Strike that forced General Motors to recognize the United Auto Workers. After the victory, however, a factional fight divided the fledgling union. Within a few years' time, UAW-CIO — militants affiliated with the Congress of Industrial Organizations — . . . |

Contributing Writers (2022-08-05). Mehdi Hasan goes Head to Head with Michael T Flynn. marktaliano.net READ MORE:

CounterSpin (2022-08-05). Luke Harris and Joe Torres on America's Racist Legacy. fair.org This week on CounterSpin: The crises we face right now in the US—a nominally democratic political process that's strangled by white supremacist values, a corporate profiteering system that mindlessly overrides human needs to treat the environment as just another "input"—are terrible, but not, precisely, new. People have fought against these ideas in various forms before; …

The Global Research Team (2022-08-05). Global Research Fundraiser: Give Voice to the Truth. globalresearch.ca Through a vast network of authors, scholars, journalists and activists, the objective of Global Research is to contribute to peace and justice. Our commitment for more than 20 years has been to deliver to our readers the unreported, misreported and …

Dana Sanchez (2022-08-05). Hackers Exploit Vulnerability, Swipe Many Solana-Linked Wallets Clean: 3 Things To Know. moguldom.com Solana, the ninth-largest blockchain by market cap, says assets stolen from users' wallets were "isolated to one wallet on Solana" — those tied to the Slope mobile wallet app. Hackers used owners' private keys to steal both Solana (SOL) and USD Coin (USDC) to the tune of $4.1 million from 9,229 unique wallets, The Verge …

Ann Brown (2022-08-05). Speculation Donald Trump Buried Wife Ivana On Golf Course To Get Tax Break. moguldom.com The first wife of former president Donald Trump, Ivana, died at the age of 73 on July 14 in an accidental death. There is now a buzz that Trump buried his ex-wife on his golf course in order to score a tax break. According to Insider, "the location of Ivana Trump's grave—near the first hole …

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-08-05). 7 Things to Know About The Womack Sisters, Nieces Of Legendary Singer Bobby Womack. moguldom.com Bobby Womack's nieces, The Womack Sisters, are making a convincing case that talent runs in their bloodline. The R&B trio went viral on social media after footage of them belting out a tune with impeccable harmonies was posted to TikTok. Here are seven things to know about The Womack Sisters. 1. The Womack Sisters are the …

TeleSUR (2022-08-05). AU and COMESA Launch Election Mission to Observe Kenya's Polls. telesurenglish.net The African Union (AU) and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) on Thursday launched a joint election observer mission to observe general elections in Kenya on Aug. 9. | RELATED: | Ernest Bai Koroma, the head of the Joint Election Observer Mission to the 2022 Kenya General Elections said that the mission comprises 90 observers drawn from governments, member states, the pan African parliament, the civil society o…

TeleSUR (2022-08-05). China Rejects G7 Criticism to Countermeasures Over Taiwan. telesurenglish.net Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Hua Chunying said the criticism illustrates the bloc's hypocrisy, as it was silent on the U.S. House speaker's trip and is now speaking only to accuse Beijing of retaliation. | China condemns G7 statement on Taiwan: "The so-called 'rules-based international order' of the G7 and EU foreign ministers' statements can only be the logic of thieves," the Chinese mission denounced.

TeleSUR (2022-08-05). DR Congo Honors Victims of Deadly Anti-UN Protests in Goma. telesurenglish.net Authorities of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), accompanied by family members, on Friday buried the victims who died during the recent protests against the United Nations Stabilization Mission (MONUSCO) in Goma, capital of the northeastern North Kivu province. | RELATED: | A total of 13 bodies were buried in the main cemetery in Goma after a funeral ceremony organized by the military authorities of the pro…

TeleSUR (2022-08-05). Israel Sends More Troops Near Gaza Amid Rising Tensions. telesurenglish.net Israel on Thursday deployed attack drones over the Gaza Strip and continued to close major roads in the south amid rising tensions with the Palestinians. | Israel's military has announced that it was sending more troops to the area near Gaza in case there were possible reprisal attacks following the arrest of a senior militant in the West Bank this week.

TeleSUR (2022-08-05). Israeli Bombardment of Gaza Leaves Eight Dead. telesurenglish.net On Friday, Israeli air forces bombed the Gaza Strip leaving eight dead, one of whom was Tayseer Jabari, a senior leader of the Islamic Jihad Movement in Palestine (PIJ). | RELATED: | "Jabari had replaced Baha Abu al-Ata in command in the northern Gaza Strip after the latter was physically eliminated by the Israelis in 2019," the Italian outler Insider Trend recalled. | "We took the initiative and we are not done yet," said an I…

TeleSUR (2022-08-05). St. Kitts & Nevis Hold Snap Elections. telesurenglish.net On Friday, St. Kitts and Nevis hold general elections three years before the date stipulated in the Constitution.This political process is monitored by international observers from the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). | RELATED: | "The OAS said the mission, which began its initial deployment on Saturday and is headed by former Prime Minister of Jamaica Bruce Golding, c…

TeleSUR (2022-08-05). The Arhuaco People Bless Colombian President-Elect Petro. telesurenglish.net On Thursday, Colombian President-elect Gustavo Petro received the blessing of the Arhuaco People on a visit to the Sierra de Santa Marta. | RELATED: | Through social networks, Petro shared photographs of the "ancestral swearing-in" ceremony that took place "in the heart of the world", in which he is seen surrounded by the Indigenous people who wished him successes in his presidency. | For the ascent to the Sierra de Santa Mar…

TeleSUR (2022-08-05). UN Secretary Guterres Envisages 'Pact for the Future'. telesurenglish.net On Thursday, the United Nations Secretary Antonio Guterres expressed the hope that the Summit of the Future scheduled for the General Assembly high-level week in September will produce an inter-governmentally negotiated "Pact for the Future." | RELATED: | The summit is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to reinvigorate global action, recommit to fundamental principles, and further develop the frameworks of multilateralism so t…

____ (2022-08-05). Facility construction begins for Japan's Fukushima nuclear wastewater release amid opposition. ecns.cn The construction of facilities to release radioactive wastewater into the sea from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in northeastern Japan began Thursday despite opposition from the local community and neighboring countries.

Staff (2022-08-05). Cubadebate: Diecinueve años en el periodismo revolucionario. cubadebate.cu En la simbólica fecha del 5 de agosto de 2003, recordando aquel de 1994 en que el pueblo cubano, con Fidel al frente, libró y ganó una decisiva batalla política, Cubadebate aparece en el escenario público digital, en el que la presencia cubana era todavía escasa y de alcance reducido. Han pasado ya 19 años desde aquel día fundacional, en el que nos propusimos luchar Contra el Terrorismo Mediático. Desde hoy, nuestra frase de cabecera encerrará propósitos periodísticos más amplios: Por la Verdad y las Ideas.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-08-05). "Factual Chaos" at the WHO? Dr. Tedros: Monkeypox Outbreak Is "Among Men Who Have Sex with Men" globalresearch.ca Where is the science? What are the implications? This was a personalized decision by Dr. Tedros, in defiance of the IHR Committee' Decision NOT to implement a PHEIC. Does his bold statement constitute an encroachment of the fundamental rights of the LGBT Community which is currently the object of the emergency measures?

____ (2022-08-05). Tourist first-aid center powered by 5G and smart technology opens in Altay. ecns.cn A new tourist first-aid center has officially been put into service after an unveiling ceremony on Saturday in Altay, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-08-05). Reportan en Camerún 200 fallecidos por brotes de cólera. telesurtv.net Desde octubre de 2021 a la fecha, se diagnosticaron en ese país 10.322 casos de esa enfermedad diarreica aguda.

Contributing Writers (2022-08-05). COVID-Period Mass Vaccination Campaign and Public Health Disaster in the USA/By Prof Denis Rancourt, Dr. Marine Baudin, and Dr. Jérémie Mercier. marktaliano.net From age/state-resolved all-cause mortality by time, age-resolved vaccine delivery by time, and socio-geo-economic data By Prof Denis Rancourt, Dr. Marine Baudin, and Dr. Jérémie Mercier Global Research, August 03, 2022 To receive …

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-08-05). Celebran este viernes elecciones generales en San Cristóbal y Nieves. telesurtv.net Los comicios se desarrollan con el objetivo de renovar 11 de 15 escaños de la Asamblea Nacional.

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-08-05). Disminución de la tarifa eléctrica centra diálogo en Panamá. telesurtv.net El viceministro de Trabajo señaló que es "irresponsable" la reducción en un 45 por ciento del costo de la electricidad.

TeleSUR, ysm, MER (2022-08-05). Rescatan a 116 migrantes hacinados en un camión en Puebla, México. telesurtv.net En el vehículo se encontraban 73 hombres, 34 mujeres y nueve menores de edad, precisaron las autoridades.

Staff (2022-08-05). VIDEO: Protests in Afghanistan on US drone attack on Kabul. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 05 (MNA) — People in Afghanistan took to the streets to express their protest against the drone strike carried out by the United States on a residence in Kabul three days ago.

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-08-05). Presidente de México propone a potencias una tregua global. telesurtv.net El mandatario afirmó que "la postura de nuestro país es que no haya guerras, que se eviten las confrontaciones bélicas".

____ (2022-08-05). Rooftop transformed into shared garden in Chengdu. ecns.cn A rooftop garden is built atop an old residential building in Chongqing, Aug. 5, 2022. Residents of 60 households demolished the illegal facilities built on the rooftop and transformed it into a 1,100-square meter shared garden.

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-08-05). Brasileño André Janones retira candidatura para apoyar a Lula. telesurtv.net Con la alianza de Janones suman siete partidos los que han formado coalición con el PT de cara a los comicios presidenciales.

Staff (2022-08-05). Del 9 al 14 de agosto, segunda edición del Habana Mambo Festival. cubadebate.cu La segunda edición del Habana Mambo Festival se realizará del 9 al 14 de agosto, bajo el eslogan "Música, Bailes y Tradiciones". El evento pondera la cultura y las tradiciones de Cuba y de una urbe considerada "Ciudad Creativa de la Música". El escenario principal del evento será el Salón Rosado de la Tropical "Benny Moré".

TeleSUR, mcs, MER (2022-08-05). México y Bolivia fortalecen relación de cooperación bilateral. telesurtv.net Las autoridades potenciaron la renovación del programa bilateral de cooperación para el período 2021-2023.

TeleSUR, lvm, MER (2022-08-05). Ascienden a siete los casos de viruela símica en Ecuador. telesurtv.net Las autoridades indicaron que no se ha confirmado una transmisión comunitaria en el país…

Staff (2022-08-05). VIDEO: Moments of lightning strike near White House. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 05 (MNA) — Four individuals were injured by a lightning strike near the White House Thursday evening.

____ (2022-08-04). PLA drills a deterrent to collusion between United States and China's Taiwan: spokesperson. ecns.cn A Chinese military spokesperson on Thursday said the military exercises around the Taiwan Island are a strong deterrent to collusion between the United States and Taiwan region.

TeleSUR, JL (2022-08-05). øCuáles son los retos que tendrá Gustavo Petro como presidente. telesurtv.net Gustavo Petro asumirá la Presidencia en medio de la agudización del conflicto social y armado.

____ (2022-08-05). 'Colorful Guizhou Style' staged in Guizhou. ecns.cn The show, which debuted in 2006, has been performed over 5,000 times in over 40 cities across the country and in over 30 countries or regions worldwide.

Staff (2022-08-05). Massive fire reported near Beirut port. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 05 (MNA) — Lebanese media reported on Friday that a massive fire broke out in a building located near Beirut port.

____ (2022-08-04). China to help stabilize global supply chain. ecns.cn China will play a key role in underpinning the global supply chain in the second half of the year amid government policy measures to stabilize the economy while tackling the impact of COVID-19 via targeted means, experts said.

TeleSUR, jaa, MER (2022-08-05). Presidente de Perú juramentará a nuevo gabinete este viernes. telesurtv.net La decisión fue anunciada luego que el primer ministro, Aníbal Torres, presentara su renuncia alegando problemas personales.

____ (2022-08-05). Suspect in kindergarten attack caught in Jiangxi. ecns.cn A man who allegedly attacked a kindergarten in Anfu county in the city of Ji'an, Jiangxi province, was apprehended at 10: pm on Wednesday, according to a notice released by the Anfu public security bureau.

____ (2022-08-04). China, Cambodia to further strengthen partnership. ecns.cn China and Cambodia have pledged to further advance their comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership and jointly build the China-Cambodia community with a shared future.

Staff (2022-08-05). Amar y cuidar cada obra en el barrio (+ Fotos). cubadebate.cu El miembro del Buró Político del Comité Central del Partido Esteban Lazo Hernández, presidente de la Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular, recorrió este jueves diferentes barrios del municipio Arroyo Naranjo para intercambiar con la población y los delegados, y constatar en el terreno la marcha de la transformación comunitaria.

____ (2022-08-05). China, Thailand laud bilateral cooperation. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai here on Thursday, with both sides speaking highly of bilateral cooperation.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-05). Denuncian falta de independencia judicial en El Salvador. telesurtv.net Diputados de la oposición anticipan que elección de un nuevo procurador de DD. HH. responderá a intereses del Gobierno.

Staff (2022-08-05). Vale-No vale: Contaminación ambiental, abastecimiento y personas vulnerables. cubadebate.cu Cubadebate continúa con su sección Vale-No vale para reconocer, una vez más gracias a los comentarios y correos de los lectores, todo aquello que vale porque mejora nuestras vidas, desarrolla el país o nos hace mejores ciudadanos, y señalar también todo lo que no vale y merece ser cambiado. Déjenos su comentario en este trabajo.

TeleSUR, mcs, MER (2022-08-05). Designan a nuevo ministro de Educación en República Dominicana. telesurtv.net Ángel Hernández se ha desempeñado como consultor en Políticas Públicas en Educación para organismos nacionales e internacionales.

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-08-05). Presidente peruano señala al Congreso de negar viaje a Colombia. telesurtv.net El mandatario soslayó que dicha negativa parlamentaria transgrede el respeto hacia los distintos poderes del Estado peruano.

____ (2022-08-05). Chinese Foreign Ministry summons European, Japanese envoys to protest against G7's wrong statement on Taiwan question, urging countries not to go further down dangerous path. ecns.cn China firmly opposes to the G7 statement and staged a solemn representation, Deng said, according to a statement issued by the Chinese Foreign Ministry on Friday after Deng summoned relevant European envoys.

____ (2022-08-04). China, Laos vow to build unbreakable community with shared future. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Lao Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Saleumxay Kommasith here on Wednesday, with both pledging to build an unbreakable China-Laos community with a shared future.

____ (2022-08-05). Qixi Festival proves a luxury luau as leading labels appeal to romantics. ecns.cn International luxury brands have debuted limited editions of products specially tailored for China ahead of Qixi Festival, or Chinese Valentine's Day, on Thursday, to attract more Chinese consumers and make further investments in the country in line with localization strategies.

____ (2022-08-04). Chinese FM firmly refutes G7 statement on Taiwan. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Thursday firmly refuted a Taiwan-related statement made by the Group of Seven (G7) foreign ministers.

Staff (2022-08-05). Nasrallah calls for punishing those behind Beirut explosion. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) — Secretary-General of Lebanon Hezbollah Resistance Movement called for punishment of those who were responsible for the Beirut port incident which killed 220 people and injured more than 6,000 others.

WSWS (2022-08-05). The social physiognomy of an American trade union executive: The case of Connor M. Lewis. wsws.org A trade union bureaucrat named Connor M. Lewis attacked the World Socialist Web Site earlier this week in response to Mack Trucks autoworker Will Lehman's nomination for UAW president at the union's recent convention in Detroit. WSWS writer Eric London responded with a Twitter thread that we republish below:…

____ (2022-08-04). Why China objects to Pelosi's visit to Taiwan. ecns.cn In response to US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's op-ed on The Washington Post entitled "Why I'm leading a congressional delegation to Taiwan", Ambassador Qin Gang published an article entitled "Why China objects to Pelosi's visit to Taiwan" on The Washington Post on August 4, 2022.

TeleSUR- hvh -DRL (2022-08-05). Parten otros tres buques con granos de Ucrania. telesurtv.net Las autoridades turcas señalaron que desde los puertos de Chernomorsk y Odesa partieron 58.000 toneladas de maíz.

WSWS (2022-08-05). Canadian Pacific Workers Rank-and-File Committee launches Facebook page to fight hazardous working conditions on railroads. wsws.org The Rank-and-File Committee was established in March by workers determined to reject the repeated betrayals of rail workers' struggles by the Teamsters, Unifor and other unions.

____ (2022-08-05). Services biz keeps growth vibrant. ecns.cn China's trade in services is expected to maintain robust growth in the second half as business activity continues to expand, further fueling the country's economic recovery, said analysts and business executives on Thursday.

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-08-05). Piden a la ONU investigar explosión ocurrida en 2020 en Beirut. telesurtv.net El equipo reclama una investigación rápida e independiente que subraye las obligaciones internacionales de DD.HH.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-05). Atomic bomb has no place in Iran's defense doctrine: AEOI. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 05 (MNA) — The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said Iran abides by the NPT and has never felt the need for a nuclear military program.

____ (2022-08-05). China unveils bullet trains built for Indonesia. ecns.cn Bullet trains tailored for the high-speed railway network linking the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, and the city of Bandung were unveiled on Friday in eastern China.

TeleSUR, lvm, MER (2022-08-05). Palestina condena fallo de Israel contra gobernador de Jerusalén. telesurtv.net El Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores y Expatriados denunció que el arresto del gobernador demuestra "la grave discriminación contra los palestinos".

Staff (2022-08-05). Pelosi says US will "not allow" China to isolate Taiwan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 05 (MNA) — The United States will "not allow" China to isolate Taiwan, US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday, after her visit to the island.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-05). Lula denuncia gestión criminal de la pandemia por Bolsonaro. telesurtv.net El exmandatario resaltó los logros en materia de salud alcanzados por su Gobierno y el de la expresidenta Dilma Roussef, entre 2003 y 2016.

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-08-05). Asean llama a la distensión ante conflicto en Taiwán. telesurtv.net Según la ASEAN, las actuales tensiones, causadas por la visita de Nancy Pelosi, podrían desatar un enfrentamiento grave.

____ (2022-08-05). Scenery of ruins of ancient capital of Guge kingdom in Tibet. ecns.cn Aerial view shows the ruins of ancient capital of Guge kingdom in Zanda county of Ngari prefecture of southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, Aug. 4, 2022.

____ (2022-08-04). U.S. declares public health emergency over monkeypox. ecns.cn The U.S. government on Thursday declared monkeypox a public health emergency in the country, more than a week after the World Health Organization qualified the outbreak as a global emergency.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-05). Canciller mexicano inicia visita a Bolivia como parte de gira. telesurtv.net Está previsto que el próximo viernes Ebrad visite el Salar de Uyuni, la mayor reserva de‚ÄØlitio tipo salmuera‚ÄØen el mundo.

____ (2022-08-04). China launches reusable experimental spacecraft. ecns.cn China on Friday successfully launched a reusable experimental spacecraft using a Long March-2F carrier rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the northwest of the country.

____ (2022-08-05). Comicomment: U.S. human rights exploiter, not defender. ecns.cn A Hyundai subsidiary in Alabama of the United States used child labor at its metal stamping plant, according to media reports. At a time of U.S. labor shortages and supply chain disruptions, labor experts said there are heightened risks that children, especially undocumented migrants, could end up in workplaces that are hazardous and illegal for minors.

____ (2022-08-05). Delayed marriages opening door to new biz. ecns.cn With an increasing number of people choosing to marry later in life, thus sometimes making it hard to find an age-appropriate bridesmaid who is single, a new business-professional bridesmaids-is emerging, industry experts said.

Staff (2022-08-05). Imam Hussein presented 'resistance' notion to believers. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 05 (MNA) — Imam Hussein (AS) presented the concept of resistance to the Muslim believers, Tehran's Provisional Friday Prayers Leader Hojjatoleslam Haj Ali Akbari said, adding that resistance is the only way to achieve success.

Staff (2022-08-05). Vienna talks chance for US to show seriousness, return JCPOA. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) — Dismissing the recent allegations made by the westers against Iran, the Iranian senior diplomat in New York said that the US can use the opportunity of the Vienna talks to show and prove its seriousness for returning to JCPOA.

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-08-05). Conozca los principales objetivos del Gobierno de Gustavo Petro. telesurtv.net El protagonismo de la mujer, el enfrentamiento al cambio climático, y potenciar el desarrollo económico del país se cuentan entre las principales propuestas del plan de Gobierno de Petro.

WSWS (2022-08-05). The politics and science of the monkeypox pandemic. wsws.org There is no clear, convincing public health response to the growing social crisis that is rapidly evolving.

TeleSUR- jaa (2022-08-05). Organizaciones sociales anuncian movilizaciones en Guatemala. telesurtv.net Representantes de los sectores convocantes afirmaron que también expresarán su rechazo al Gobierno de Alejandro Giammattei.

WSWS (2022-08-05). Australia: NSW rail workers step up industrial action over wages, unsafe trains. wsws.org Throughout August, the workers will carry out a range of limited work bans and four six-hour stoppages, each of which will be restricted to a different geographic region within the state-owned network.

Staff (2022-08-05). 4 dead after explosions considered 'foul play' in Nebraska. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 05 (MNA) — Four people have been confirmed dead after explosions and fire at two residences in Laurel, Nebraska, police said Thursday.

____ (2022-08-05). Archaeologists reveal history of millennium-old temple in China's Gansu. ecns.cn Archaeologists recently confirmed the construction period of an ancient temple in the ruins of Suoyang City, northwest China's Gansu Province, saying it was a high-level temple along the ancient Silk Road.

Staff (2022-08-05). Chinese ballistic missiles fly over Taiwan island. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 05 (MNA) — For the first time in history, Chinese ballistic missiles flew directly above Taiwan, according to media reports.

TeleSUR, ysm, MER (2022-08-05). Cuba y Serbia ratifican voluntad de ampliar cooperación. telesurtv.net Los cancilleres de Cuba y Serbia debatieron temas de interés común, como la colaboración en áreas de biotecnología, deporte, turismo y cultura.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-05). Argentina define prioridades en entrega de subsidios sociales. telesurtv.net Es parte de la reorganización de la cartera de Economía tras la asunción del nuevo titular, Sergio Massa, la semana pasada.

Staff (2022-08-05). Comisión de la Verdad: Estados Unidos sabía sobre los "falsos positivos" de Uribe. cubadebate.cu La Comisión de la Verdad de Colombia informó este jueves sobre la publicación de más de 15.000 documentos de inteligencia del estadounidense sobre el conflicto armado y el narcotráfico en el país suramericano, que sirvieron de insumo para la construcción del informe final del órgano transicional.

____ (2022-08-05). Folk artist turns dough to artworks in Hebei. ecns.cn The 37-year-old woman has been devoted to dough sculpture for more than 10 years, and created many unique dough sculptures.

Staff (2022-08-05). Tehran, Baghdad discuss latest developments in Vienna talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 05 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and his Iraqi counterpart Fuad Hussein discussed some bilateral, regional, and international issues and the latest developments in the ongoing nuclear talks in Vienna.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-08-05). Reinician en Viena negociaciones para reactivar acuerdo nuclear. telesurtv.net Irán instó a EE.UU. actuar con responsabilidad y llegar a un acuerdo final que tome en cuenta sus intereses nacionales.

TeleSUR, ysm, MER (2022-08-05). EE.UU. declara emergencia sanitaria nacional por viruela símica. telesurtv.net La emergencia permitirá acceder a fondos, mejorará la gestión de vacunas y fármacos, y fortalecerá la información para detener contagios.

WSWS (2022-08-05). Australian mining company issued token fine over mine worker death. wsws.org The $75,000 fine issued to the Rio Tinto subsidiary is a stark demonstration of the class "justice" meted out by the Australian legal system with regard to workplace safety.

Contributing Writers (2022-08-05). Data doesn't lie: mRNA-vaccines and correlation to all-cause mortality. marktaliano.net Original Link Here: Data doesn't lie: mRNA-vaccines and correlation to all-cause mortality (substack.com) Marlies Dekkers speaks with with Drs. Robert Malone and Theo Schetters Robert W Malone MD, MS Aug 2 During my recent travel to Holland, Marlies Dekkers of the De Nieuwe Wereld Podcast interviewed Dr. Theo Schetters and myself. That video, made for …

____ (2022-08-05). People in traditional Chinese costumes celebrate Qixi in Hong Kong. ecns.cn Young women wearing traditional Chinese costumes pose for photos during a celebration for Qixi festival, the Chinese Valentine's Day, at Wong Tai Sin Temple in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Aug. 4, 2022.

____ (2022-08-05). Yangtze River finless porpoises spotted in Hubei. ecns.cn The population of Yangtze River finless porpoises is increasing in Hubei. The Yangtze River finless porpoise has been upgraded from Class 2 to Class 1 on the list of wildlife under national protection.

TeleSUR, ysm, JGN (2022-08-05). Hallan en Haití especie de magnolia que se creía extinta. telesurtv.net Los científicos identificaron cerca de 16 árboles con flores de magnolia emarginata y varios en crecimiento, en un bosque a 700 metros de altura en el Macizo del Norte.

____ (2022-08-05). Miao people celebrate Chixin festival in Guizhou. ecns.cn People from the Miao ethnic group catch fish to celebrate the Chixin festival in Shibing county, Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Guizhou Province, Aug. 5, 2022. Chixin festival is a local celebration for good harvest.

TeleSUR, jaa, JGN (2022-08-05). Alertan que ola de calor aumenta problemas de sequía en España. telesurtv.net Seis de cada 10 embalses de la nación ibérica tienen menos agua ahora que la media de los último cinco años.

____ (2022-08-05). W.E. Talk – Why are Chinese students good at learning but not at becoming great mathematicians: Professor. ecns.cn Famous Chinese-American mathematician Shing-Tung Yau, who is also the first Chinese Fields Medal winner, had an exclusive interview with the "W.E. Talk" of China News Service recently.

TeleSUR, drl, JGN (2022-08-05). Siete datos curiosos sobre la cerveza artesanal. telesurtv.net La cerveza artesanal es una de las preferidas por los consumidores debido a las condiciones de su producción única.

Staff (2022-08-05). Envíanos una foto de la Luna. cubadebate.cu Vuelve La Tira de los Lectores, esta vez dedicada a la Luna. Mándanos tu imagen al correo comentacubadebate@gmail.com y las publicaremos este domingo en nuestra página y redes sociales.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-05). China anuncia contramedidas por visita de Nancy Pelosi a Taiwán. telesurtv.net Incluye la cancelación de acuerdos bilaterales con EE. UU. y medidas personales contra la lideresa legislativa.

TeleSUR, lvm, MER (2022-08-05). Italia reporta 42.976 nuevos casos de Covid-19 en un día. telesurtv.net Lombardía sigue siendo la región con más positivos a la enfermedad, tras registrar 3.392.728 casos en total.

WSWS (2022-08-05). Lufthansa pilots vote overwhelmingly in favour of strike action. wsws.org The pilots voted for strike by almost 100 percent. But their union refuses to organise a work stoppage and is continuing negotiations.

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-08-05). Imponen arresto domiciliario a gobernador palestino de Jerusalén. telesurtv.net Un magistrado israelí determinó que Adnan Ghaith cumpla la sanción por tiempo indefinido hasta que se celebre juicio.

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-08-05). Presidente Castillo rinde declaración ante Fiscalía de Perú. telesurtv.net El Ministerio Público comunicó que la declaración indagatoria del presidente es dirigida por la Fiscal de la Nación.

WSWS (2022-08-05). Kremlin sentences US basketball star Brittney Griner to 9 years in a penal colony. wsws.org As reactionary as the Kremlin's sentencing of Griner is, workers must reject with contempt the hypocritical campaign unleashed by the White House and its hangers-on in the media in response to the sentencing.

____ (2022-08-05). FM spokesperson firmly refutes G7 statement on Taiwan. ecns.cn

____ (2022-08-05). Assange family urges Australia to do more. ecns.cn The family of Australian citizen Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder being extradited from the United Kingdom to the United States, has urged the Australian government to intervene in his case.

____ (2022-08-05). Detailed road information of Taiwan available on map app. ecns.cn Netizens said on social media Friday that a map search for Taiwan on Amap or Baidu shows detailed street information "right down to the traffic lights."

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-08-05). Gustavo Petro asiste a posesión simbólica ancestral en Colombia. telesurtv.net El equipo de trabajo de Petro explicó que la ceremonia arhuaca estuvo a cargo de los mamos, los sabios y guías espirituales de las comunidades indígenas de la Sierra Nevada.

Staff (2022-08-05). VIDEO: Hosseini infants ceremony in Imam Reza (PBUH) shrine. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 05 (MNA) — The footage shows the Hosseini Infancy Ceremony held at the holy shrine of Imam Reza (PBUH) on Friday morning.

Staff (2022-08-05). øCómo quedó redactado el Código de las Familias? (+Video). cubadebate.cu Después de una amplia consulta popular, el Código de las Familias fue aprobado en la reciente sesión Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular para ser llevado a referendo popular el próximo 25 de septiembre. øCómo quedó redactado el Código de las Familias? A esta interrogante respondieron Oscar Manuel Silvera Martínez, Ministro de Justicia y Yamila González Ferrer, Vicepresidenta de la Unión de Juristas de Cuba en la Mesa Redonda.

____ (2022-08-04). China firmly rejects U.S. blatant provocation, political gamble: FM. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi further expounded here Thursday on China's stance on U.S. act of provocation against China's sovereignty.

WSWS (2022-08-05). Doctors and students support zero-COVID advocate Dr David Berger. wsws.org The persecution of Dr Berger "puts the lie to Australia's claim to being a democracy where free speech is honoured when in truth dissent is suppressed." — Dr Martin Wolterding…

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-08-05). Bolivia condecora a Canciller mexicano por solidaridad con Evo. telesurtv.net Marcelo Ebrard fue merecedor de la Condecoración Legión de Honor Mariscal Andrés Santa Cruz y Calahumana.

____ (2022-08-04). Chinese, Turkish FMs meet for enhancing cooperation. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Tàºrkiye's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu here Wednesday on the sidelines of meetings of foreign ministers on East Asia cooperation, vowing to promote cooperation between the two countries.

____ (2022-08-05). ASEAN foreign ministers vow to strengthen bloc's centrality, credibility: joint communique. ecns.cn Foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have vowed to strengthen the bloc's centrality and credibility for the sake of peace, stability and prosperity in the region and in the world.

TeleSUR, MCS, JGN (2022-08-05). Suspenden a comandante de policía por muerte de jóvenes en Colombia. telesurtv.net La Jurisdicción Especial para la Paz (JEP) ha situado en 6.402 la cifra de víctimas de los llamados falsos positivos.

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-08-05). Israel ataca Gaza y causa la muerte de al menos diez palestinos. telesurtv.net Medios locales informan que aviones israelíes atacaron los barrios de Al-Rimal, Al-Fakhari, la ciudad de Beit Lahia y Khan Yunis.

Staff (2022-08-05). Hosseini Infants ceremony marked across Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 05 (MNA) — Many mothers across Iran on Friday marked the 'Hosseini infants' ceremony in commemoration of Ali Asghar (AS), the six-month-old baby boy of Imam Hussein (AS), who was the youngest person martyred in Karbala battle.

TeleSUR, yart, JGN (2022-08-05). Conozca cinco datos curiosos sobre Federico Engels. telesurtv.net El teórico comunista estuvo motivado por el arte y la literatura desde pequeño, pues creció en un ambiente propicio para ello.

Maureen Clare Murphy (2022-08-04). Israel tightens Gaza chokehold. electronicintifada.net Patients with permits prevented from traveling to access medical care.

Jessica Buxbaum (2022-08-04). Israeli Company and UN Human Rights Violator Energix Under Scrutiny for Environmental Violations in US. mintpressnews.com In 2020, the UN designated Israeli company Energix as a violator of human rights, today the company is rapidly expanding into the United States.

Lee Camp (2022-08-04). Major Mask Maker 3M Found To Have Harmed 200,000 Troops. mintpressnews.com 3M (Aearo) gave the troops earplugs that they knew failed to plug the ear — which is, like, their one job. So 160,000 former troops have hearing loss or tinnitus.

Tamara Nassar (2022-08-04). Israeli fire kills two more Palestinian children. electronicintifada.net Israel inflicting "unprecedented deterioration" on humanitarian situation in Gaza.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-04). Today, Ukraine Bombed a Donetsk Hotel Full of Journalists. libya360.wordpress.com Eva Karene Bartlett Another attack from Kiev has hit central Donetsk, targeting a funeral and a hotel where numerous reporters stay and work At 10: 13 am today (Thursday), Ukraine began shelling central Donetsk. There were five powerful blasts in the space of ten minutes. The last explosion blew out my hotel's ground-floor glass, including a sitting…

TeleSUR (2022-08-04). Ukrainian Forces Shell Civilian Targets in Donetsk. telesurenglish.net On Thursday, the Ukrainian Armed Forces bombed the Opera and Ballet Theater and the Donbass Palace hotel in downtown Donetsk, leaving a preliminary toll of five civilians dead and six others injured. | RELATED: | The funeral of Colonel Olga Kachura, leader of the artillery rocket division of the militia of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR), who died in combat, was planned to be held in this theat…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-04). Lucien Cerise: "NATO Threatens France, Western Civilization, and all Forms of Civilization" libya360.wordpress.com Lucien Cerise, a social engineering researcher, answers questions from Continental Observer about NATO on the occasion of the new edition of his book, Ukraine, NATO's Hybrid War, a first edition of which was published in 2017 under the title Return to Maidan — NATO's Hybrid War. How do you assess the differences in NATO's hybrid…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-04). Russian Operations in Ukraine (August 4, 2022): Featuring Mark Sleboda. libya360.wordpress.com Joining me for this update is Mark Sleboda, an international relations and security expert based in Russia, and US Navy veteran. We will discuss the latest developments in Ukraine including a recent Pentagon briefing and Western media claims made in recent days. References War on the Rocks — Ukraine's Window of Opportunity?: warontherocks.com/2022/07/ukr… US Department…

TeleSUR (2022-08-04). Three Ships To Leave Ukrainian Ports by Friday. telesurenglish.net On Thursday, the Tàºrkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar announced that three new shipments of Ukrainian grain are expected to leave Ukraine's ports by Friday. | RELATED: | "As part of the intensive activity of the joint coordination center, three ships with grain are scheduled to leave Ukrainian ports tomorrow," said the Tàºrkish minister. | Last Tuesday, the Ministry announced that the first shipment of Ukrainian gr…

Infobrics (2022-08-04). Viktor Orban says Trump is "important ally" for peace in Ukraine. infobrics.org Trump gives another re-election hint after meeting with ideological ally Viktor Orban.

_____ (2022-08-04). War in Ukraine Triggers the End of the Unipolar World. journal-neo.org If the West — the US and EU — planned to "isolate" Russia following the latter's military operation in Ukraine, that plan has clearly failed. Russia was duly represented at the recently concluded ministerial meeting of the G20 in Bali, Indonesia. The fact that Indonesia, instead of bowing down to the US pressure to force …

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-04). Stoltenberg Says NATO Working With Arms Industry to Get Ukraine More Weapons. news.antiwar.com NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Thursday said that the military alliance was working closely with the arms industry "We are providing a lot of support but we need to do even more and be prepared for the long haul," the NATO chief told Reuters. "Therefore we're also now in close contact and working closely with the defense industry to produce mor…

Jenny Pierson (2022-08-04). Russia and the European Union Continue Transition to Wartime Economies. independentmediainstitute.org Having declared victory over the "economic blitzkrieg" of Western sanctions in March, Russian President Vladimir Putin must contend with continued Western financial support to Ukraine as it combats Russian forces. In addition, the Kremlin will be forced to finance the reconstruction and integration of conquered Ukrainian territory. With costs mounting, Putin has increasingly promoted the …

TeleSUR (2022-08-04). Canada Deploying Soldiers To Train Ukrainian New Recruits. telesurenglish.net Under Operation UNIFIER, Canada's military training and capacity-building mission in Ukraine, the CAF will deploy personnel to the United Kingdom, Defence Minister Anita Anand said. | Members of the Canadian Armed Forces wearing face masks walk outside a mobile hospital at a parking lot of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on April 30, 2021.

WSWS (2022-08-04). Ukrainian top intelligence official reveals US involvement in missile strikes against Russia. wsws.org The provocative interview with the deputy head of Ukraine's military intelligence was published the same day as the first grain shipment from Ukraine since the start of the NATO-provoked war left Odessa as part of a deal brokered by Turkey and the UN.

____ (2022-08-04). He Can Not Take It Any Longer. smoothiex12.blogspot.com Good. So, there is still some integrity to be found… Or, are they getting ready to admit the inevitable which is very near, in fact is in progress–a collapse of the front in Ukraine. But as they say, better late than never. Anyway, good for you, Cory Bernardi.

Contributing Writers (2022-08-04). NATO's Moderate Rebels (HTS) in Idlib Mourn Al Qaeda's Zawahiri/ By Arabi Souri. marktaliano.net Original Link Here: NATO's Moderate Rebels (HTS) in Idlib Mourn Al Qaeda's Zawahiri (syrianews.cc) NATO-sponsored Al Qaeda in northern Syria (HTS) and its affiliated terrorists mourned the alleged killing of the head of Al Qaeda Organization Ayman Zawahiri on their social media accounts widely circulated among their members. NATO member state Turkey insists that Al …

Dana Sanchez (2022-08-04). Y Combinator Slashes Startup Accelerator Class Size By 40%: A Sign The Startup Bubble Is Imploding? moguldom.com Silicon Valley-based Y Combinator, the famed tech startup accelerator and investment fund that helped launch unicorns such as Coinbase and DoorDash, has cut the size of its summer class by 40 percent in response to a downturn in the economy and venture capital funding. This summer's program will be about half the size of last …

Staff (2022-08-04). Yarisleidis Cirilo: Tres finales en el Campeonato Mundial de Canotaje. cubadebate.cu Yarisleidis Cirilo consiguió este jueves el avance a su tercera final en el Campeonato Mundial de Canotaje y hasta ahora protagoniza la mejor actuación cubana en un torneo que acoge la ciudad canadiense de Halifax. Paa este viernes: Pelier estará en las semifinales del C1 a mil metros y la dupla de Sergey Torres y Tabiani Diéguez en las del C2 a 500 metros.

Staff (2022-08-04). Punto Deportivo: Cuba y sus últimas actuaciones en el deporte rey (+ Video). cubadebate.cu Esta semana regresa la sección Punto Deportivo en su formato audiovisual. Por ello dedicamos la emisión al atletismo. En un primer momento, analizamos el reciente campeonato mundial de Oregón, Estados Unidos. Luego, actualizamos sobre la participación cubana en el mundial sub-20, que acoge por estos días la ciudad colombiana de Cali.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-08-04). Oficina de DD.HH. de ONU en Colombia condena asesinato de líder campesino. telesurtv.net Suman 110 los líderes asesinados en Colombia en 2022, y 1.337 desde la firma de los Acuerdos de Paz en 2016.

Staff (2022-08-04). Campeonato Nacional sub 23: Juego sin hits ni carreras y cuatro invictos en la segunda jornada. cubadebate.cu El primer partido sin hit ni carreras que firma un lanzador avileño en esta categoría y cuatro equipos que repitieron victorias, fue lo más interesante que ocurrió este miércoles en la segunda jornada de competencias del VII Campeonato Nacional sub 23. El zurdo Yadier Batista mantuvo en un puño durante las siete entradas de juego a los Toros de Camagàºey.

TeleSUR-mcs- JL (2022-08-04). Denuncian asesinato de periodista en Guanajuato, México. telesurtv.net El gobernador del municipio, Diego Sinhue Rodríguez, orientó a la Secretaria de Gobierno del estado, Libia García, brindar todo el apoyo a las familias de quienes fallecieron.

TeleSUR (2022-08-04). EU Economy Grows for Second Quarter, Recession Fears Linger. telesurenglish.net The eurozone's GDP increased by 0.7 percent, while the European Union's GDP grew 0.6 percent in the second quarter of 2022, according to a preliminary flash estimate published by Europe's statistics office Eurostat. | RELATED: | Despite the growth achieved in the second quarter, some experts believe that the triple pressure of the energy crisis, high inflation and tightening of monetary policy may plunge Europe into a…

_____ (2022-08-04). At Last, the EU Wakes Up And Finds Out It's Doomed Anyhow. journal-neo.org Finally, at long last, it appears the European Union may come to its senses. All it took was for German elites to understand they're about to lose billions and risk upheaval. News from the IMF that halted gas supplies to the country will cost Europe's largest economy 1.5 percent of its GDP in 2022 scares …

TeleSUR (2022-08-04). Nuclear Talks Resume in Vienna After 5-Month Hiatus. telesurenglish.net A new round of talks on the revival of a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers began in Vienna on Thursday after a 1 -day hiatus, according to Iran's official news agency IRNA. | Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian (R) holds a joint press conference with visiting European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Josep Borrell (L), in Tehran, Iran, on June 25, 2022. Iran and the EU announced the resumption of international negotiations in Vienna in the coming days to revive the Iranian nuclear pact.

WSWS (2022-08-04). US baby formula shortage drags on with no end in sight. wsws.org The infant formula shortage crisis that became apparent in May is continuing as the Biden administration has dropped updating the public on the status of supplies across the country.

TeleSUR (2022-08-04). Italy: 17-Bln-euro Aid Package to Combat Inflation, Drought. telesurenglish.net On Thursday, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi announced an aid package worth an estimated 17 billion euros (17.3 billion U.S. dollars) to combat surging inflation and drought. | RELATED: | As head of a caretaker government, Draghi announced that the Council of Ministers had just approved the latest aid package at his first press briefing after his official resignation as prime minister on July 21. He agreed to stay on as hea…

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-04). Taliban Investigating US Claim of Killing al-Qaeda Leader Zawahiri. news.antiwar.com The Taliban on Thursday announced it was Spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said the Taliban-led government, known formally as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, has "no information about Ayman al-Zawahiri's arrival and stay in Kabul." | "The leadership of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan has instructed the investigative and intelligence agencies to conduct a comprehensive and serious inv…

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-04). US Risks Provoking North Korea's Kim By Holding Drills Simulating His Assassination. news.antiwar.com The US and South Korea are planning new war games where they will simulate taking out North Korea's military leadership, including the country's leader, Kim Jong-un, The drills will simulate targeting Pyongyang's missile and nuclear sites plus bases needed to supply them. Sources familiar told The Daily Beast that the war games will end with a "decapitation" exercise where they attack North Korea's command structure and take out Kim. | According to the report, the US will not publicly acknowledge that they are practicing killing Ki…

Infobrics (2022-08-04). US intentionally spilling over its inflation to the rest of the world — expert. infobrics.org This leaves the world with a very clear choice; either make sure economic and financial independence is guarded at all costs, or remain in perpetual slavery for the benefit of a distant thalassocracy.

WSWS (2022-08-04). Buffalo Veteran Affairs nurses walk out as Kaiser mental health clinicians set August 15 strike deadline. wsws.org The walkout is the latest struggle by health care workers against surging inflation, short staffing and intolerable working conditions, which have been worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic.

WSWS (2022-08-04). Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa. wsws.org Aviation workers including cabin crew and pilots continue fight over pay and conditions throughout Europe, in Spain, Belgium, Holland and Portugal; pensioners arrested as protests continue in Iran as food inflation hits 82 percent, driving many to suicide; public sector strike continues in Lebanon as poverty levels hit 74 percent; protests in Gaza against cost-of-living crisis with electricity supplies running short, undrinkable tap water and collapsing health care; Nigerian university and college workers' strike continues over pay and to demand resources to "save" education; four shot dead by police in South Afr…

Joel Richards (2022-08-04). Argentina's new economy minister to implement measures to stabilize economy. america.cgtn.com Argentina has one of the highest inflation rates in the world, but slowing inflation is just one of the challenges facing the new Economy Minister Sergio Massa, who took office on Wednesday and immediately announced a series of measures to restore fiscal order.

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-08-04). Presidente de Sri Lanka llama a la unidad en medio de crisis. telesurtv.net Wickremesinghe señaló que esta es "una situación que nuestro país nunca había enfrentado en la historia reciente".

TeleSUR (2022-08-04). AMLO Proposes a Five-Year Global Truce to Work for Development. telesurenglish.net On Thursday, Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) proposed a five-year truce to the international community to avoid military and economic wars. | RELATED: | "Our country's stance is that wars and armed confrontations do not exist and agreements be sought through dialogue. Nations can agree on a truce of at least five years to be able to face the crisis affecting the peoples. A truce that ends war, confrontation, and provoca…

Dana Sanchez (2022-08-04). Prominent Venture Capitalists a16z And Others Invested $311M In Alleged Ponzi Scheme Axie Infinity. moguldom.com Even before the popular "play-to-earn" blockchain game Axie Infinity was hacked in March to the tune of $625 million, market observers described the game, which rewards its players with crypto tokens, as a Ponzi scheme, and predicted it would hurt thousands of players, especially in the Philippines. A Ponzi scheme is an investment fraud that …

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-08-04). Not Authentic: Podcast Guests Are Paying Up To $ ,000 To Appear On Popular Shows. moguldom.com If you look forward to hearing guests that appear on your favorite podcast, some of them may have paid. Thousands of dollars to reach you. According to Bloomberg, some guests paid up to $ ,000 to be interviewed on specific podcasts, a practice that has been dubbed as "payola." "Welcome to the golden era of pay-for-play …

Ann Brown (2022-08-04). A March Towards World War 3? What Would Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Say About Nancy Pelosi's Escalatory Taiwan Trip? moguldom.com House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wrapped up her controversial visit to Taiwan on August 3. The trip outraged China, which has consistently vowed to take complete control of the self-governed island. Now, just one day after Pelosi finished her "pro-Democracy" tour of Taiwan, China has announced live-fire military drills circling around Taiwan. Beijing, which regards Taiwan …

Edited ~ Brittany Bailer, Howard University (2022-08-04). Inaugural 2022 Golden Harvest Parade and Festival includes People of African Descent. indybay.org August 2022, we mark the anniversary of the long road to establishing the U.N. Permanent Forum on People of African Descent. Here in the Capitol Region of the State of California we are reimagining how to share the authentic story of free and enslaved people of African Descent in California History.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). 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….

WSWS (2022-08-04). Athlete Mo Farah reveals he was trafficked illegally to the UK. wsws.org Farah's life story could be told thousands of times over. But there is no such happy ending for the thousands of children and families who arrived undocumented fleeing war and destitution.

____ (2022-08-04). China, Cambodia vow to carry forward traditional friendship. ecns.cn China and Cambodia pledged on Wednesday to carry forward their traditional friendship and actively build the China-Cambodia community with a shared future.

WSWS (2022-08-04). Biden wants war with China. wsws.org This week's trip by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan has enormously escalated the US conflict with China, triggering the greatest military crisis in the Taiwan Strait in a generation.

____ (2022-08-04). 5.6-magnitude quake strikes off Japan's Fukushima prefecture, no tsunami warning issued. ecns.cn An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 struck off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture in northeast Japan on Thursday, the weather agency here said, although no tsunami warning has been issued.

WSWS (2022-08-04). IYSSE establishes club at Australia's La Trobe University in meeting defending zero-COVID campaigner Dr David Berger. wsws.org The third IYSSE club in Melbourne was built after months of campaigning among students for a socialist, anti-war perspective and in defence of democratic rights.

Labor Video Project (2022-08-04). 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.

Infobrics (2022-08-04). BRICS Expansion: Five New Members in 2023. infobrics.org Following Russia's announcement of Iran & Argentina's BRICS membership bids, the alliance president reveals that Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Egypt have the same plans…

Infobrics (2022-08-04). Nigeria Not Against Joining BRICS, It Is Possible in Future. infobrics.org Nigeria is not against becoming a member of the BRICS group (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa), Nigerian Ambassador to Russia Abdullahi Shehu said in an interview, adding that it is "quite realistic" in the future…

Infobrics (2022-08-04). French volunteer suggests Bucha tragedy was a false flag. infobrics.org Evidence points that there was no Russian participation in the Bucha incident.

____ (2022-08-04). Iranian, Russian chief negotiators discuss JCPOA in Vienna. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) — At the threshold of new round of talks on removal of anti-Iranian sanctions, Iranian and Russian top negotiators, headed by Ali Bagheri Kani and Mikhail Ulyanov, discussed JCPOA in Austrian capital of Vienna on Thursday.

Harvey Markowitz (2022-08-04). Citizens' Pole of Panamá: An indisputable victory for the Panamanian people in a united struggle. workers.org Panamá City, Panamá. WW Photo: Deborah Rodriguez Statement of Polo Ciudadano (Citizens' Pole) Note from Workers World: Following huge price rises in Panamá for necessities during the first part of the year, including a 50% increase in energy prices, a mass movement erupted in July. The masses blocked the main . . . |

Editor (2022-08-04). El desafío de Biden a la COVID-19: un editorial de WW. workers.org El gobierno de Joe Biden tiene el siguiente plan para hacer frente al COVID-19: Aceptar como normales 420 muertes extra cada día, es decir, 150.000 al año; Asumir que la mayoría de las muertes y gran parte de los síntomas graves seguirán concentrándose en los sectores de población más viejos, . . . |

Carlos L. Garrido (2022-08-04). The Dialectical Ascension From the Abstract to the Concrete. orinocotribune.com By Carlos L. Garrido Jul 28, 2022 | In 1808 G. W. F. Hegel writes an article for popular dissemination asking the question "Who Thinks Abstractly?" His reply — "the uneducated, not the educated… good society does not think abstractly because it is too easy, because it is too lowly."

Fight Back (2022-08-04). Chicago rallies to shut down Menard prison. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL – The families of a group of wrongfully convicted Black men – Michael Minnifield, Isaiah Brady, Omarr Parks, Chaz Thrailkill and Kenyatta Brown – who are incarcerated in Menard prison held a rally of over 100 people on Monday, August 1 outside the ABC TV headquarters in Chicago. | Demands expressed at the rally included the transfer of the wrongfully convicted men out of Menard, an independent investigation of the prison so abusive guards can be held accountable, a limit to the use of solitary confinement, and ultimately for Menard prison to be shut down. | The rally was organized by the Chicago Alli…

Fight Back (2022-08-04). Colorado rallies for Jayland Walker, demands community control of police. fightbacknews.org Denver, CO — A crowd of about 30 people gathered at the Colorado State Capitol on Saturday, July 30, in solidarity with the people in Akron, Ohio and the family of Jayland Walker. Participants included victims of police crimes and their families in the Denver area. Protesters demanded the indictment of the eight Akron Police Department officers who murdered Jayland Walker, an immediate investigation into Akron PD by the Department of Justice, and community control of police through a civilian police accountability council. | The event uplifted voices of the victims of police crimes and their families who c…

Fight Back (2022-08-04). Illinois: Arab community fights for Hadi Abuatelah. fightbacknews.org Oak Lawn, IL – Hadi Abuatelah is a 17-year-old Palestinian youth in Oak Lawn, Illinois. On Thursday, July 28, a cell phone video taken by a Black woman captured the savage beating of Hadi by three white police officers. The video went viral, and the Arab American Action Network (AAAN) immediately called for a protest. | 300 Arab community members and their supporters held a militant rally in front of the Village of Oak Lawn Police Department (OLPD) building that afternoon. OLPD responded by brandishing assault rifles and deploying rooftop snipers to intimidate the protestors. | Hadi suffered serious injuries fr…

Infobrics (2022-08-04). China's Acupuncture Gains Popularity in BRICS Countries. infobrics.org China's acupuncture is enjoying growing popularity in BRICS countries…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-04). Colombia Witnesses One of the Worst Killing-Sprees of 2022. libya360.wordpress.com Tanya Wadhwa According to INDEPAZ, 59 massacres have been perpetrated and 110 social leaders and 31 ex-combatants of the FARC assassinated in 2022 so far. (Photo: Radio Nacional CO/Twitter) According to the Institute of Development and Peace Studies (INDEPAZ), 20 citizens were murdered in six massacres in the past 10 days. Five social leaders and…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-04). How China is Countering US Sanctions. libya360.wordpress.com Petr KonovalovFor many years there has been a rivalry between two world superpowers, namely, the United States and China. In recent years, it has developed into an outright struggle, during which the parties use various political and economic instruments against each other. Usually, the sanctions imposed by Washington against its rivals attract the most attention…

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-08-04). Bombshell: Sixty Years After Her Death, New Evidence Suggests Marilyn Monroe Was Murdered and LAPD Covered Up Murder. covertactionmagazine.com Loose-lipped pillow talk may have sealed the fate of the sex goddess who had affairs with both Bobby Kennedy and …

Peter Certo (2022-08-04). In OtherWords: August 3, 2022. otherwords.org Voters in Kansas this week provided a stunning victory for the pro-choice movement in the wake of the Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade. By a margin of nearly 20 percentage points, voters in the otherwise conservative state overwhelmingly rejected a GOP-led effort to strike the right to choose an abortion from the state's constitution. | This week in OtherWords, Mitchell Zimmerman argues that whatever their personal feelings about abortion,

TeleSUR (2022-08-04). China: Int'l Community Supports Measures Facing US Provocations. telesurenglish.net In light of the abrupt interference of the U.S. in China's sovereignty and territorial integrity with the recent visit of the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan, the international community has denounced this intrusion, at the time expressed its support for the one-China principle and to the measures to be taken by the Chinese government in response to such violation. | RELATED: | "Th…

TeleSUR (2022-08-04). Holding Venezuelan Gold in the Bank of England is a Robbery. telesurenglish.net On Wednesday, President Nicolas Maduro called the retention of Venezuelan gold deposited in vaults at the Bank of England an act of piracy and theft. | RELATED: | "The gold inside the Bank of England's vaults belongs to the Central Bank of Venezuela," Maduro said, adding that his administration will continue to protest against abuses, sanctions, and the seizure of Venezuelan assets abroad. | "The world must know…

TeleSUR (2022-08-04). India Adds 10 Wetlands to List of Ramsar Sites. telesurenglish.net On Wednesday, the Federal Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change announced that India has added 10 wetlands to the Ramsar sites list. | RELATED: | Designation of these sites would help in conservation and management of wetlands and wise use of their resources. India is one of the contracting parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands signed in Ramsar, Iran, in 1971. | India signed it on 1st Feb 1982. So far 64 w…

TeleSUR (2022-08-04). Japan Builds Facility to Release Fukushima Nuclear Wastewater. telesurenglish.net The construction of facilities to release radioactive wastewater into the sea from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in northeastern Japan began Thursday despite opposition from the local community and neighboring countries. | RELATED: | Plant workers started construction of a pipeline to transport the wastewater from hillside storage tanks to a coastal facility before its planned release next ye…

TeleSUR (2022-08-04). Lebanon's President Vows Justice for Beirut Port Victims. telesurenglish.net On Thuesday, Lebanese President Michel Aoun reiterated his commitment to achieving justice for the victims of the explosions that rocked the Beirut port in 2020. | RELATED: | "I assure the families of the victims that I am committed to achieving justice by revealing the complete truth through an impartial judicial process away from any fraud, discretion or injustice, to hold accountable all those who are involve…

TeleSUR (2022-08-04). MONUSCO Regrets DR Congo's Decision to Expel Its Spokesperson. telesurenglish.net The United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) deeply regrets the Congolese government's recent decision to expel its spokesperson, read a statement released Thursday morning. | RELATED: | MONUSCO said that it "regrets the expulsion of its spokesperson by the Congolese government," noting that the mission is committed to continuing to work alongside the Congolese population a…

TeleSUR (2022-08-04). Nicaragua Accuses the US of Violating WTO Rules in Sugar Trade. telesurenglish.net On Wednesday, Nicaragua's Ministry of Development, Industry, and Trade (MIFIC) denounced that the United States violated rules of the World Trade Organization (WTO) by canceling a purchase of 22,114 tons of Nicaraguan sugar. | RELATED: | "For this 2022-2023 production cycle, Nicaragua was assigned the marketing of 22,114 tons of sugar to the U.S. through a quota established with the WTO," Minister Jesus Bermudez said. | "

TeleSUR (2022-08-04). Peru: Castillo Denied Leave to Attend Colombian Inauguration. telesurenglish.net The plenary of the Peruvian Congress denied on Thursday the permission requested by the president of that country, Pedro Castillo, to travel to Bogota to attend the inauguration of the head of state-elect Gustavo Petro. | Peruvian President Pedro Castillo attends the military parade on the occasion of the national holidays today, at the Army headquarters in Lima (Peru). The country celebrates the 201st anniversary of its Independence.

TeleSUR (2022-08-04). Peruvian President Rejects Accusations of Influence Peddling. telesurenglish.net During a hearing with the Attorney General Patricia Benavides on Thursday, Peru's President Pedro Castillo stated emphatically that he is not part of "any criminal network" nor has he committed any act of corruption. | RELATED: | "I am going to prove my innocence. I have not robbed or killed anyone," he said upon leaving an interrogation related to an investigation against him for the alleged crime of influence peddling…

TeleSUR (2022-08-04). Venezuelan Court Condemns 17 for Attack on President in 2018. telesurenglish.net Those guilty were charged with detonating explosive charges to attempt against the life of the head of state at the time when he was speaking at a public event in Caracas on August 4, 2018. | Sectors of the Venezuelan right organized the assassination attempt perpetrated on August 4, 2018, from which the Venezuelan President emerged unharmed, who was quickly protected by his escort.

TeleSUR (2022-08-04). Reports Show That US Police Have Killed Over 700 People by 2022. telesurenglish.net U.S. police officers have carried out more than 700 killings so far this year, figures that have broken a tragic record for deaths recorded in previous years, the Mapping Police Violence database indicates. | RELATED: | In this context, the Independent newspaper quoted the founder of the research database as saying on Wednesday that another 440 people are estimated to lose their lives at the hands of the country's…

TeleSUR (2022-08-04). Bacteria-killing Proteins Offer Hope for Better Drugs: Study. telesurenglish.net In a recent study, a team from ANU demonstrated the ability of guanylate-binding proteins (GBPs) to directly bind and kill specific types of bacteria. | RELATED: | Researchers are optimistic the proteins could be used to develop new drugs or, in combination with existing antibiotics, to treat certain infectious diseases, including meningitis, pneumonia and sepsis. | Feng Shouya, a lead author of the study, said GBPs work by "busting open" bac…

TeleSUR (2022-08-04). US Issues Health Emergency due to Monkeypox. telesurenglish.net Two weeks after the World Health Organization issued an update on the classification of the monkeypox virus, the U.S. health authorities decreed on Thursday a health emergency in light of an increase in the cases of the virus, despite the disease mainly affecting gay men. | RELATED: | During a briefing, Xavier Becerra, Health Secretary, announced the declaration, urging "every American to take monkeypox seriously." When t…

Contributing Writers (2022-08-04). Nobody wanted this. The Jabs are Bioweapons. It impacts us all. marktaliano.net READ MORE: "Safe and Effective" they said. Ontario physician joins growing list of dissenting medical professionals Rebel News Mississauga Doctors Die After Fourth Jab Mark Taliano…

Contributing Writers (2022-08-04). Video: The Current Hike in Interest Rates, Danger of Collapsing Supply Chains: Economist Ernst Wolf/By Ernst Wolff and Reiner Fuellmich. marktaliano.net Why They Represent an Attack on the Middle Class. Corona Investigative Committee By Ernst Wolff and Reiner Fuellmich Global Research, August 03, 2022 Corona Investigative Committee 30 July 2022 To receive Global Research's …

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-08-04). Top Reparations Scholar Dr. Sandy Darity, Black America Debate Whether State-Level Reparations Take Pressure, Focus Off Federal Government. moguldom.com Dr. William' Sandy' Darity sparked a debate about how to best advocate for reparations for Black Americans earlier this week on Twitter. As one of the foremost reparations scholars in the country, Darity said he doesn't support state, local or personal reparations. According to Darity, providing reparations at those levels harms national efforts to obtain …

_____ (2022-08-04). What Dropped Yoon Suk-yeol's Rating? journal-neo.org Less than a hundred days have passed since the enthronement of Yoon Suk-yeol, and his rating is rapidly falling. If in the first week of June it was 52.1%, then on June 22 the negative assessments of the president exceeded the positive ones, while as of July 25, 2022, the rating of Yoon Suk-yeol was …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-04). Nicaragua's Remarks at Reparations International Conference. libya360.wordpress.com Nicaragua participated in the International Conference on Reparations being held August 4th-6th by the Global Afrikan Congress and supported by the University of the West Indies in Barbados. Below are the remarks given by Nicaragua's Presidential Adviser for International Relations and the Greater Caribbean, Michael Campbell. REMARKS BY THE DELEGATION OF NICARAGUA IN THE INTERNATIONAL…

Labor Video Project (2022-08-04). Machine that Ate People: Tech, Spying Emotions, AI, Algorythms & Worker's Dystopia. indybay.org Professor Peter Mantello talks about the use of technology to spy on workers and increase exploitation through empathetic surveillance and bio metric technologies…

Anonymous (2022-08-04). Winnecmucca Indian Colony Direct Action Report Back. indybay.org Direct Action report back, in defense of the Winnemucca Indian Colony.

____ (2022-08-04). China launches terrestrial ecosystem carbon monitoring satellite. ecns.cn China successfully launched a terrestrial ecosystem carbon monitoring satellite and two other satellites from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province Thursday.

Global Research News (2022-08-04). Selected Articles: Breaking: Taiwan — Nancy Pelosi Has Landed. globalresearch.ca By Ms. Pelosi is the highest ranking US official visiting Taiwan in 25 years. Her visiting Taiwan happened despite the 2-hour phone conversation just a few days …

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-08-04). Nicaragua acusa a EE.UU. de violar normas comerciales azucareras. telesurtv.net La cuota cancelada equivale al 5.95 por ciento de la producción azucarera anual del país centroamericano.

WSWS (2022-08-04). Southern California dockworker defies ILWU and calls for joint action with protesting port truck drivers. wsws.org Dockworkers, who have been kept on the job without a contract for more than a month, are expressing their support for the port truck drivers.

Freedom Road Socialist Organization (2022-08-04). Saturday 8/27: Rally/March to Defend DACA! indybay.org San Jose City Hall Plaza…

Jeffrey Sterling (2022-08-04). CIA Whistleblower Reflects on the Persecution of Julian Assange. indybay.org UK legal system puppets as US pulls strings. Media complicit.

Staff (2022-08-04). El Estado cubano interviene en la compra de divisas: Dos economistas opinan. cubadebate.cu Dos economistas, el MSc. Rafael Montejo Véliz, decano de la Facultad de Contabilidad y Finanzas de la UH, y el también poeta y narrador Antonio Rodríguez Salvador, opinan sobre la implementación del nuevo mercado cambiario en Cuba.

Outraged (2022-08-04). Wednesday 8/3: People's Park construction underway: Rally and march starting at 5 pm at Sproul Plaza! indybay.org Sproul Plaza, UC Berkeley…

____ (2022-08-04). Political parties of various countries strongly oppose Pelosi's visit to China's Taiwan region. ecns.cn Political parties of various countries on Wednesday expressed strong opposition to the visit by Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi to China's Taiwan region, saying it severely violated China's sovereignty and territorial integrity, undermined peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait.

Staff (2022-08-04). Unión Eléctrica estima una afectación máxima de 650 MW durante el horario diurno de este jueves. cubadebate.cu Se pronostica para el horario pico una disponibilidad de 2 352 MW y una demanda máxima de 2 900 MW, con un déficit de 548 MW, por lo que de mantenerse las condiciones previstas se prevé una afectación de 618 MW. Se registra una limitación en la generación térmica de 419 MW.

Staff (2022-08-04). Rechazan enmienda antiaborto en Constitución de Kansas. cubadebate.cu Con más del 87% del escrutinio completado, el 60% de los votantes en Kansas, Estados Unidos, rechazó en un referendo una enmienda a la Constitución estatal que eliminaba el derecho al aborto. Algunos especialistas ven este resultado como un indicador de la importancia que tendrá el tema en las elecciones intermedias, el 8 de noviembre.

Elliott Wallace (2022-08-04). Thousands of migrants from U.S. southern border bused to Washington, D.C. america.cgtn.com More than 00 migrants who arrived in the United States via southern borders have been transported up to Washington, D.C. in buses since April.

____ (2022-08-04). China stands firm amid Pelosi aftermath. ecns.cn State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Thursday that China would resolutely respond to the United States' flagrant provocation and political gamble, and he called for countries to support China's legitimate position and measures on the Taiwan question.

____ (2022-08-04). 1 killed, 3 injured in Los Angeles shooting. ecns.cn One person was killed and three others injured on Wednesday afternoon in a shooting in Los Angeles in the U.S. state of California, police said.

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-08-04). ASEAN llama a la distensión en torno al conflicto en Taiwán. telesurtv.net Según la ASEAN, las actuales tensiones, causadas por la visita de Nancy Pelosi, podrían desatar un enfrentamiento grave.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-08-04). Reportan rescate de tres mineros en México. telesurtv.net El accidente ocurrió debido a que "se presentoÃÅ la inundacioÃÅn de 3 pozos comunicados en una mina de arrastre, lo que generoÃÅ el reblandecimiento de las paredes al interior".

De-Fence Phest (2022-08-04). Friday 7/29: De-Fence Phest. indybay.org People's Park Berkeley…

____ (2022-08-04). China's service trade up 21.6% in H1. ecns.cn China's service trade value grew 21.6 percent year on year in the first half of 2022, data from the Ministry of Commerce showed on Wednesday.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). Mayo Clinic Q and A: 10 nutrition myths debunked. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: As a woman in my 40s, I've experienced a wide variety of diet fads come and go. One week I read it's bad to eat carbs. The next week, it's full-fat dairy products. I've seen articles that say I should only eat between certain hours of the day. There is a lot of contradictory information. How do I distinguish between nutrition myth and fact? ANSWER: Among the sea of information about nutrition is a…

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-08-04). Diplomáticos de Irán retomarán diálogos sobre acuerdo nuclear. telesurtv.net Delegación iraní tiene previsto viajar este miércoles a Austria y reiniciar el jueves la negociación para reactivar el PIAC.

____ (2022-08-04). Products expo lifts purchasing spirits among consumers. ecns.cn China's consumption of imported wines and spirits like whisky and cognac has continuously expanded, fueled by a growing high-income group and increasingly sophisticated tastes, and global wine and spirits retailers are investing more in China to meet growing demand.

Staff (2022-08-04). "Mujeres al Sur" celebra su primer año de proyectos. cubadebate.cu Con más de 400 minutos al aire y 27 episodios, este colectivo de comunicadoras cubanas y argentinas que dan cuenta con las voces y testimonios de las mujeres latinoamericanas esas realidades muchas veces invisibilizadas, arriban a su primer aniversario y fue la Casa del Alba Cultural en el Vedado habanero el lugar propicio para compartir con otras mujeres los logros y desafíos que nos hermanan.

WSWS (2022-08-04). Michigan Medicine workers call for joint struggle against hospital management and nurses' union bureaucracy. wsws.org Nurses and hospital employees have told the WSWS Health Care Workers Newsletter that they want a unified mass action against Michigan Medicine and against the efforts of the MNA-UMPNC to isolate and betray the nurses' contract fight.

David Giesen (2022-08-04). Monday 8/1: Promoting socio-economic reciprocity throughout fall election campaigns. indybay.org ZOOM: | zoom.us/j/92884047862?pwd=RTFBcVRYNHFoQW…

WSWS (2022-08-04). Fascistic Trump supporters win most Republican primary contests—with Democratic Party support. wsws.org One of the 10 Republican representatives who voted to impeach Trump for the January 6 attack on the Capitol was defeated by a QAnon advocate.

Staff (2022-08-04). Regresa este viernes La Pupila Afilada, para celebrar los aniversarios de Con Filo y Cubadebate. cubadebate.cu Este viernes 5 de agosto regresa a la Casa de la Amistad del Vedado habanero la peña La Pupila Afilada en su horario habitual, de seis de la tarde a nueve de la noche. En esta ocasión, el encuentro estará dedicado al primer aniversario del programa Con Filo y a los 19 años del portal digital Cubadebate.

____ (2022-08-04). Nation's services sector rings up strong growth in July. ecns.cn The recovery in China's service sector activity extended into a second straight month in July, an industry survey showed on Wednesday, amid further improvement in the business environment and customer demand following an easing in COVID-19 containment measures.

Staff (2022-08-04). El tiempo: Calor, algunos chubascos y tormentas eléctricas. cubadebate.cu Desde el final de la mañana estará parcialmente nublado y se nublará durante la tarde, con algunos chubascos y tormentas eléctricas, que serán aislados en localidades de la costa norte desde Villa Clara hasta Holguín.

____ (2022-08-04). FM Says: It is high time that US officials caught up on the history of the Taiwan question. ecns.cn

Staff (2022-08-04). Bancos cubanos informan sobre sucursales que realizarán canjes de divisas a CUP. cubadebate.cu El Banco de Crédito y Comercio (Bandec), el Banco Metropolitano y Cadeca informaron este jueves 4 de agosto sobre las sucursales que realizarán los canjes de MLC a CUP como parte del nuevo mercado cambiario en Cuba.

ProPublica (2022-08-04). U.S. Lawmakers Demand Federal Scrutiny of How US Tech got into Turkey's Drones. juancole.com By Umar Farooq | ( ProPublica ) As countries around the globe add armed drones to their arsenals, federal lawmakers are pressing the Biden administration to investigate how U.S. parts and technology ended up in what has fast become one of the most popular models on the world market: Turkey's TB2. Manufactured by …

____ (2022-08-04). China's first large cruise ship under construction. ecns.cn Cruise ship H1 8, China's first large cruise ship, is under construction in Shanghai. The overall construction progress on the vessel passes 60 percent at the end of May, 2022 and H1 8 ship is expected to be delivered in the second half of 2023.

____ (2022-08-04). Report: Irregular sleep tied to health problems. ecns.cn Around nine in 10 people who were asked about their sleep are troubled by their current sleep quality, and more than 80 percent say they have problems falling back to sleep if awakened, according to a report released in Chongqing on July 28.

____ (2022-08-04). Freight trains to Europe post increase. ecns.cn Nearly 9,000 freight trains between China and Europe were operated from January to July, a slight increase amid sporadic COVID-19 outbreaks in China in the first half of the year, national railway operator China State Railway Group said on Tuesday.

Labor Video Project (2022-08-04). 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.

____ (2022-08-04). Iran to resume implementing JCPOA if US adopts right decision. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) — Iran's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations said that if the United States adopts accurate decision, Iran will take measures to fully implementing obligations in accordance with 2015 nuclear deal.

____ (2022-08-04). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on August 4. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Thursday, August 4.

TeleSUR, ysm, JGN (2022-08-04). Argentina presenta programa para fortalecimiento de la economía. telesurtv.net Sergio Massa detalló medidas en el orden fiscal, el superávit comercial, el fortalecimiento de reservas y el desarrollo inclusivo de Argentina.

____ (2022-08-04). PLA missile drills east of Taiwan successful. ecns.cn The People's Liberation Army fired several ballistic missiles into waters to the east of Taiwan on Thursday afternoon, with all of them hitting targets accurately, according to a military spokesman.

Staff (2022-08-04). Rescatan en México a 116 migrantes hacinados en un camión. cubadebate.cu El Instituto Nacional de Migración (INM) rescató el miércoles en Puebla, México, a 116 migrantes latinoamericanos que viajaban hacinados en un camión de carga. Los agentes, que contaron con la cooperación de policías estatales, revisaron el camión y encontraron en su interior a 73 hombres, 34 mujeres y nueve menores de edad.

Staff (2022-08-04). Misiles balísticos chinos sobrevuelan Taiwán por primera vez como parte de maniobras militares a gran escala. cubadebate.cu El Ejército Popular de Liberación (EPL), de China, lanzó misiles balísticos que sobrevolaron, por primera vez en la historia, la isla de Taiwán, como parte de maniobras militares a gran escala. El Ministerio de Defensa de Taiwán comunicó que los misiles estaban fuera de la atmósfera cuando sobrevolaron la isla, por lo que no representaron peligro.

Norman Solomon (2022-08-04). Nancy Pelosi Could Get Us All Killed. indybay.org With a green light from Joe Biden…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). 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…

Heidi Harmon, former SLO mayor (2022-08-04). 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.

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-08-04). Lluvias monzónicas dejan 2 fallecidos en Pakistán. telesurtv.net La Autoridad Nacional de Gestión de Desastres informó un total de 2 fallecidos, de los cuales se contabilizan 191 niños.

Staff (2022-08-04). Qué trae la prensa cubana, jueves 4 de agosto de 2022. cubadebate.cu

WSWS (2022-08-04). Top Trump officials at Department of Defense erased text messages following January 6 coup. wsws.org The latest example of Trump appointees deleting evidence underscores the support Trump's coup had within broad sections of the state.

Robert Norse (2022-08-04). 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.

____ (2022-08-04). Americans living in "backsliding" democracy: Washington Post. ecns.cn As voting rights are "being restricted" and freedom is "under siege," Americans are living in a "backsliding" democracy, a recent opinion piece by The Washington Post said.

____ (2022-08-04). Iran's Bagheri, EU's Mora hold bilateral talks in Vienna. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) — Iran's top negotiator Ali Bagheri Kani and Deputy EU Foreign Policy Chief Enrique Mora held a bilateral meeting in Austrian capital of Vienna on Thursday.

____ (2022-08-04). FM Says: China to take resolute, strong, effective countermeasures to safeguard sovereignty. ecns.cn

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). Expert Alert: Options for laryngeal regeneration. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org PHOENIX, Ariz. — Mayo Clinic is using 3D printing as a new option to heal the larynx after cancer or traumatic injury. David Lott, M.D., a Mayo Clinic otolaryngologist and head and neck surgeon, is an expert who can speak about a pioneering procedure using 3D bioimplants and tissue engineering to regenerate the larynx, more commonly known as the voice box. Dr. Lott also is the associate director of the Center for Regenerative Medicine at…

Anand Naidoo (2022-08-04). The Heat: China-Africa Ties. america.cgtn.com China is expanding global development initiatives throughout the African continent. What does this mean for the future of China-Africa relations?>

Staff (2022-08-04). Investigan agujero de 64 metros de profundidad en desierto de Atacama, Chile. cubadebate.cu El Gobierno chileno investiga las causas de un socavón (un agujero o hundimiento en el suelo) de 32 metros de diámetro y 64 de profundidad que apareció el fin de semana cerca de una mina de cobre en el desierto de Atacama.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Father-daughter duo taking part in Transplant Games of America. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Carly Kelly was born with autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease, a disease that not only affects the kidneys, but also can lead to liver problems. She spent the first month of her life in the Neonatal ICU at Mayo Clinic, where physicians told Carly's family she would eventually need a kidney transplant. "I was the first one to register as a donor," says Tim Kelly, Carly's father. "And I was so blessed to be a…

WSWS (2022-08-04). Svitzer Australia continues attack on tug boat workers' wages and conditions. wsws.org The maritime unions have worked from the start to contain and undermine opposition to the company's global offensive, including its threat to tear up the existing enterprise agreement covering Australian workers.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). 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…

____ (2022-08-04). Iran to maximize use of nuclear energy: Lawmaker. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) — A member of Iranian Parliament said, "We are determined to develop technologies in the country and maximize peaceful use of nuclear energy optimally."

____ (2022-08-04). Spokesperson denounces Pelosi's meeting with so-called human rights activists. ecns.cn The meeting between Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, and so-called human rights activists is just another farce, said a Chinese mainland spokesperson on Wednesday.

TeleSUR- lvm, JL (2022-08-04). Comisión colombiana revela racismo institucional en conflicto. telesurtv.net La Comisión de la Verdad ha señalado que el Estado, quien ha desprotegido a los pueblos étnicos, ha respaldado a las élites económicas y políticas.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). 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…

Staff (2022-08-04). øCómo quedó redactado el Código de las familias?, hoy en la Mesa Redonda. mesaredonda.cubadebate.cu Tras su amplio debate popular, la Asamblea Nacional aprobó recientemente el Código de la Familia, el cual será sometido a referendo el próximo 25 de septiembre. Para informar sobre los elementos fundamentales que quedaron asentados en el texto de esta importante ley comparecerán este jueves en la Mesa Redonda el Ministro de Justicia Oscar Manuel Silvera Martínez y la Vicepresidenta de la Unión de Juristas de Cuba Dra. Yamila González Ferrer.

TeleSUR, lvm, JGN (2022-08-04). Senado de Brasil aprueba medida sobre flexibilización laboral. telesurtv.net Esta medida ha sido catalogada por algunos senadores como una iniciativa más para la precarización laboral.

Juan Cole (2022-08-04). Taken for a Ride: Saudi-led OPEC+ snubs Biden with tiny Oil Increase, Despite Arms Sales, Fist Bump. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) At its meeting in Vienna yesterday, the enlarged "+" version of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting States (OPEC+) decided to increase output by only 100,000 barrels per day, a vanishingly small amount that will have no impact on lowering gasoline prices and which does US President Joe Biden virtually no …

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-08-04). China inicia ejercicio militar con fuego real cerca de Taiwán. telesurtv.net Autoridades chinas prevén que las maniobras, reanudadas como respuesta a la visita de Nancy Pelosi a Taiwán, considearada una violación de la soberanía, se extiendan hasta el domingo.

____ (2022-08-04). Precious literary collection of Qing dynasty on show at National Library of China. ecns.cn A total of 72 kinds of 85 volumes (pieces) of rare books, ancient books, Chinese and foreign modern books, newspapers, archives and other different types of exhibits are on display.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). 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….

Richmond Our Power Coalition (2022-08-04). Saturday 8/6: End Climate Chaos: 10th Anniversary of Richmond Explosion. indybay.org March, starting at Richmond BART…

Slingshot collective (2022-08-04). 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…

____ (2022-08-04). China to have over 1,000 national water parks by 2025. ecns.cn China will have over 1,000 national-level water conservancy scenic spots by the end of 2025, according to the Ministry of Water Resources.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-08-04). Perú y México fortalecen relaciones comerciales y de inversiones. telesurtv.net Tras la visita, el canciller mexicano viajó a Bolivia, donde estará hasta el sábado próximo. El domingo presenciará la asunción del presidente electo colombiano Gustavo Petro.

Angela (2022-08-04). Saturday 8/6: Free virtual screening of the film "From One Exile to Another" indybay.org

Staff (2022-08-04). Ministro de Relaciones Exteriores cubano recibe a su homólogo serbio. cubadebate.cu El ministro de Relaciones Exteriores cubano, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, recibió este jueves a su homólogo serbio, Nikola Selakoviƒá, que se encuentra de visita oficial en Cuba desde el miércoles hasta el viernes 5 de agosto. Durante la reunión, los diplomáticos conversaron sobre el estado positivo de las relaciones diplomáticas bilaterales.

____ (2022-08-04). China firmly rejects U.S. provocation and political gambling on Taiwan question: Wang Yi. ecns.cn On Thursday, China called on all parties to continue supporting China's legitimate positions and measures and jointly maintain peace in the regional area and Taiwan Strait.

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-08-04). Condenan a tuiteros españoles que desearon muerte de niño con cáncer. telesurtv.net La sentencia se produjo tras los recursos apelatorios interpuestos por la Fiscalía y la Fundación del Toro de lidia, luego de un veredicto inicial de absolución.

____ (2022-08-04). Iran to switch on JCPOA cameras once accusations set aside. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) — The Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said that the country will switch on IAEA's installed cameras if all false accusations field against Iran are set aside.

TeleSUR- lvm- JL (2022-08-04). Venezuela califica como robo retención de oro en banco inglés. telesurtv.net El pasado 29 de julio el Tribunal Supremo de Londres denegó al Estado venezolano el acceso a las 32 toneladas de oro que permanecen retenidas en el Banco de Inglaterra.

____ (2022-08-04). China releases first national standard guiding equine acupuncture. ecns.cn China has approved and released a standard to guide the use of acupuncture on equine animals such as horses, which will be implemented from Feb. 1, 2023, according to the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS).

____ (2022-08-04). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on August 4. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) — Mehr News agency takes a look at headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Thursday, August 4.

Staff (2022-08-04). Cuba reporta 131 nuevos casos de COVID-19, ningún fallecido y 93 altas médicas. cubadebate.cu Al cierre de este miércoles 3 de agosto, Cuba reportó 131 nuevos casos de COVID-19, ningún fallecido y 93 altas médicas. Actualmente hay 463 casos activos, informó el Ministerio de Salud Pública (Minsap) en su parte diario este jueves.

____ (2022-08-04). 5.7-magnitude quake hits Izu Islands, Japan region — USGS. ecns.cn An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 jolted Izu Islands, Japan region at 03: 39: 46 GMT on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

____ (2022-08-04). US, Qatari FMs discuss Iran nuclear deal. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) — On the eve of new round of nuclear talks in Vienna, Qatar's foreign minister discussed Iran nuclear deal, JCPOA, with his US counterpart in Cambodia.

TeleSUR- jaa- JL (2022-08-04). Derrumbe de mina en México deja nueve trabajadores atrapados. telesurtv.net "Han llegado al lugar del siniestro 92 elementos de la Secretaría de la Defensa Nacional con especialistas y cuatro binomios caninos", informó el presidente.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). Mayo Clinic Minute: Preparing your pantry for severe weather. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org As hurricane season ramps up, emergency management officials recommend that residents in coastal communities plan for an active few months. Having the right supplies, creating a meal plan and knowing when food is no longer safe to consume from a refrigerator or freezer are all important pieces of a safety plan. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0q0eTdux60 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 02) is in the downloads at the end of…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). Syphilis: A rising community presence. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — The infection rate of syphilis is increasing. The rate of infection has increased by 81% in Iowa, 28% in Minnesota and 34% in Wisconsin from 2016 to 2020, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Across the country, syphilis infections increased over the same time by 52%. Here are answers to questions on how to prevent and treat this infection: What is syphilis? "Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection spread…

TeleSUR- lvm, JL (2022-08-04). Gobierno chileno inicia plan para reparar a víctimas del estallido social. telesurtv.net La senadora Fabiola Campillai señaló que la Mesa de Reparación Integral y el Programa Pacto, "van en dirección a restablecer las confianzas y de sanar a una población que fue dañada por el mismo Estado".

TeleSUR- jaa- JL (2022-08-04). Presidente de Argentina juramenta a nuevo ministro de Economía. telesurtv.net El jefe de Estado agradeció a la ministra de Economía saliente, Silvina Batakis, el de Desarrollo Productivo, Daniel Scioli y Agricultura Julián Domínguez.

WSWS (2022-08-04). UK: Unite ends Coventry bin dispute on strikebreaking Labour authority's terms. wsws.org The ability of Unite to contain the dispute and renew its relationship with the Labour authority has been made possible by the Socialist Workers Party and the Socialist Party.

____ (2022-08-04). Iraqi forces detain five ISIL elements in Iraq's Sulaymaniyah. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) — The Spokesman of Commander-in-Chief of Iraqi Armed Forces announced the arrest of five ISIL Takfiri terrorists in Sulaymaniyah province on Thursday.

TeleSUR- jaa -HIM (2022-08-04). Gobierno cubano anuncia operatividad de nuevo sistema cambiario. telesurtv.net La ministra presidenta del Banco Central de Cuba, Marta Sabina Wilson González, informó que la tasa de cambio será de 120 pesos cubanos (CUP) por cada dólar.

Staff (2022-08-04). Chapeando: Antes de que abra el mercado cambiario… (+Podcast). cubadebate.cu Hoy le entramos a lo más comentado de las últimas horas: el inicio, desde este jueves, de la compra de divisas por parte de los bancos del país, en un primer paso hacia la apertura del mercado cambiario, que resultaría más adelante del movimiento en ambas direcciones, es decir, la compra-venta.

Staff (2022-08-04). Declaran el brote de viruela del mono como emergencia de salud pública en Estados Unidos. cubadebate.cu El Gobierno estadounidense declaró este jueves la viruela del mono o símica como emergencia de salud pública durante una sesión informativa del Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos (HHS). Desde mayo, cuando se reportó el primer contagio, se han detectado más de 6 600 casos probables o confirmados en Estados Unidos.

Angela (2022-08-04). Sunday 8/14: Q&A Discussion of "How to Make a Revolution" indybay.org

Kathy Durkin (2022-08-04). Unite and fight abortion bans! workers.org Rally, Indiana Statehouse, Indianapolis, July 25. Protests continue countrywide against reactionary state abortion bans that have been implemented or will be realized any day in half the states. Right-wingers in state governments eagerly awaited the Supreme Court's overturn of the right to access abortions. The top court obliged them June . . . |

Oakland Privacy (2022-08-04). Thursday 8/4: Stop Shotspotter Teach-In. indybay.org

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-08-04). Reportan rescate de tres mineros en México; 10 siguen atrapados. telesurtv.net El accidente ocurrió debido a que "se presentoÃÅ la inundacioÃÅn de 3 pozos comunicados en una mina de arrastre, lo que generoÃÅ el reblandecimiento de las paredes al interior".

TeleSUR- lvm- JL (2022-08-04). Presidente Maduro califica como robo la retención del oro venezolano en banco inglés. telesurtv.net El pasado 29 de julio el Tribunal Supremo de Londres denegó al Estado venezolano el acceso a las 32 toneladas de oro que permanecen retenidas en el Banco de Inglaterra.

TeleSUR -ysm- JL (2022-08-04). Reportan aumento de inflación interanual en Uruguay en julio. telesurtv.net Los rubros que experimentaron mayores variaciones en el país fueron los correspondientes a Salud, Alimentos y Bebidas no Alcohólicas, Transporte y Vivienda.

Still outraged (2022-08-04). Thursday 8/4: Stop Use of Tear Gas (re: People's Park): Call the Berkeley City Council, 8:15 PM tonight. indybay.org Online Videoconference: us02web.zoom.us/j/89083608532 | Teleconference: 1-669-900-9128 or 1-877-853-5257 (toll free) | Meeting ID: 890 8360 8532…

No H8 in the Valleyy (2022-08-04). Leader of "Straight Pride" Rally in Modesto Embraces White Nationalism, Attacks Jews and LGBTQ+ Community. indybay.org A white nationalist from the bay area is again calling for a 'Straight Pride' parade in Modesto. Please sand in solidarity with us against these fascists!

____ (2022-08-04). Artillery strikes, missile launches planned around Taiwan. ecns.cn The People's Liberation Army will perform long-range artillery strikes and ballistic missile launches to target areas around Taiwan in the coming days, according to the military.

____ (2022-08-04). People from over 100 countries and int'l organizations express support for one-China principle. ecns.cn

La Peña (2022-08-04). Wednesday 8/24: Afro-Colombian Rhythms Workshops. indybay.org La Peña Cultural Center…

TeleSUR -ysm- JL (2022-08-04). Gobierno de Guatemala confirma primer caso de viruela del mono. telesurtv.net Se trata de un paciente masculino de 31 años, residente en la capital guatemalteca, y que se recupera satisfactoriamente en su domicilio.

____ (2022-08-04). China strengthens ties with Asian countries during pandemic: report. ecns.cn China enhanced its ties with ASEAN economies during the COVID-19 pandemic at a pace that the United States failed to match, a U.S. think tank has said.

____ (2022-08-04). Sunflowers in full bloom in Xinjiang. ecns.cn

____ (2022-08-04). Culture Fact: Qixi Festival, more than Chinese Valentine's Day. ecns.cn

____ (2022-08-04). China begins live-fire military drills around Taiwan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) — China launched unprecedented live-fire military drills in six areas that ring Taiwan on Thursday, a day after a visit by US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). 8-1-2022 Media Only News Briefing: Reducing health disparities and addictiveness in cigarette products. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced proposed product standards to prohibit menthol flavor in cigarettes and prohibit all characterizing flavors in cigars. August 2nd is the deadline for public comments regarding the proposed ruling. The ruling aims to significantly reduce disease and death from combusted tobacco product use, the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S., by reducing youth experimentation and addiction, and increasing the number of smokers that quit. There are more than…

TeleSUR-mcs- JL (2022-08-04). Renuncia tercer vicepresidente de Congreso peruano tras condena. telesurtv.net De acuerdo a las autoridades fiscales, la obra por la cual es condenado el congresista tuvo un valor de 3.612.000 soles ( 922.000 dólares).

TeleSUR -ysm- JL (2022-08-04). Gobierno de Bolivia otorgará 1 .000 títulos de propiedades rurales. telesurtv.net Productores campesinos, indígenas y agropecuarios se beneficiarán con la iniciativa gubernamental, que supera los 40.846 títulos entregados en 2021.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). 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…

TeleSUR-mcs- JL (2022-08-04). Irán insta a EE.UU. garantizar levantamiento de las sanciones. telesurtv.net Las autoridades iraníes precisaron que es imprescindible que los participantes en las negociaciones resuelvan los problemas restantes para un progreso efectivo del Acuerdo.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-04). Encuesta revela falta de alimentos en 33% de hogares en Brasil. telesurtv.net Esta situación se debe a un escenario de inflación, desempleo y caída de los ingresos de la población brasileña.

Staff (2022-08-04). Sergio Massa, "superministro" argentino de Economía, informa sobre primeras medidas. cubadebate.cu El ministro argentino de Economía, Desarrollo Productivo, Agricultura, Ganadería y Pesca, Sergio Massa, anunció el miércoles, en una conferencia de prensa, algunas directrices y medidas de su gestión. Massa señaló que "tenemos que enfrentarnos a la inflación con determinación porque es la principal fábrica de pobreza a la que se enfrenta cualquier país".

Mario Wainfeld (2022-08-04). Argentina Sergio Massa en el centro de la escena, con un paquete bajo el brazo. globalizacion.ca Esta columna repasa a modo de racconto escenas y sucedidos de los últimos días. Empecemos por el último acto de ayer: la presentación del ministro de Economía, Sergio Massa, del primer paquete de medidas. Massa leyó con suficiencia un discurso…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). 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….

____ (2022-08-04). HK approves Sinovac vaccine for children. ecns.cn Sinovac Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine called CoronaVac has been approved for children aged six months to three years in Hong Kong from Thursday, the Beijing-based biopharmaceutical product provider said on Wednesday.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). Minnesota boy involved in boating accident discharged from hospital after making miraculous recovery. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Five-year-old Vincent Koenig is heading home from Mayo Clinic Hospital — Rochester, Saint Marys Campus, after making a miraculous recovery from a boating accident. The little boy from Red Wing, Minnesota, was rescued from the Mississippi River after his family's boat was struck by a barge. While Vincent was wearing a life jacket, he was submerged underwater between 10 and 12 minutes. His dad spotted his orange shoes and pulled him ashore. People on-site performed…

Gunter Hayn (2022-08-04). The dispute over Tesla's Gigafactory. indybay.org The executive director of the Green League Brandenburg e. V., Michael Ganschow: "We are currently experiencing […] the decline of democratic Federal Republic structures around us." The Tesla project is not the big bang on this issue. But with the Gigafactory, a prestigious model case has been launched"

____ (2022-08-04). PLA conducts live-fire exercise in eastern Taiwan Straits. ecns.cn The People's Liberation Army conducted a long-range strike exercise on Thursday afternoon that bombarded a designated area in eastern parts of the Taiwan Straits.

____ (2022-08-04). Iran completed installing 3rd IR-6 centrifuge cascades: IAEA. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) — Iran has completed installing three advanced IR-6 centrifuge cascades at its Natanz fuel enrichment plant (FEP), International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said in a report to member states on Wednesday.

____ (2022-08-04). Economists stress policy aid to boost demand, stabilize growth. ecns.cn China should resolutely implement macroeconomic policies to stimulate demand and stabilize growth as social demand has not yet been fully unleashed in the short term, economists said.

____ (2022-08-04). China, Greece vow to further deepen mutually beneficial cooperation. ecns.cn China and Greece pledged here on Wednesday to further deepen mutually beneficial cooperation and jointly work for better bilateral relations for the next years.

WSWS (2022-08-04). Joy: Humanizing the lower depths. wsws.org The film follows a Nigerian woman sexually trafficked to Austria, where she works as a prostitute to support her family back home in Africa and her young daughter in Vienna.

Staff (2022-08-04). Respuesta a "Matemática en acción con números cortés, y un desmenuce de apotegma" cubadebate.cu Este acertijo hizo sudar las neuronas de algunos de los destacados, como suele suceder el método de llenar el vaso gota a gota pugnó con el método de echar de un tirón el agua necesaria para llenarlo. El desmenuce del apotegma nos servirá para un aprendizaje significativo de la obra de nuestro José Martí. Vamos por parte.

____ (2022-08-04). Wentian's small mechanical arm completes in-orbit tests. ecns.cn The small mechanical arm mounted with Wentian, the first lab module of China's space station, has successfully completed in-orbit tests, according to the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA).

____ (2022-08-04). Sea salt may help inhibit thunderstorm over oceans: study. ecns.cn A joint study has revealed that sea salt may weaken cloud vigor and reduce lightning over oceans, according to the paper published in the journal Nature Communications.

Staff (2022-08-04). Presentan libro "Fidel y la Revolución" en homenaje al Comandante en Jefe. cubadebate.cu El libro "Fidel y la Revolución", del investigador y Premio Nacional de Ciencias Sociales y Humanísticas (2019) y de Historia (2020), Alberto Prieto Rozos, fue presentado este jueves en el Centro Fidel Castro Ruz. La presentación del libro Fidel y la Revolución fue el inicio de las actividades conmemorativas por el aniversario 96 del natalicio del Comandante en Jefe.

____ (2022-08-04). Iran's chief negotiator arrives in Vienna for talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) — Iran's negotiating delegation, headed by chief negotiator Ali Bafgheri Kani, arrived in Austrian capital of Vienna on Thursday for the resumption of nuclear talks on the removal of anti-Iran sanctions.

Berkeley Rent Board Convention (2022-08-04). Filling a Vacancy on the 2022 Berkeley Rent Board Slate. indybay.org The Berkeley Rent Board Convention seeks candidates by THIS THURSDAY, August 4 to fill a vacancy on the 2022 Progressive, Pro-Tenant Berkeley Rent Board Slate…

WorkWeek (2022-08-04). 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…

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-08-04). Liga àÅrabe, Siria e Irán respaldan principio de una sola China. telesurtv.net El secretario general adjunto de la Liga, Hossam Zaki, afirmó que "espera un avance rápido en la crisis de Taiwán".

____ (2022-08-04). China calls for more green efforts from central SOEs. ecns.cn China has called on the country's centrally administered state-owned enterprises (SOEs) to further live up to their responsibilities in promoting energy conservation, and ecological and environmental protection.

TeleSUR-mcs- JL (2022-08-04). Presidente panameño decreta medidas contra la falta de fármacos. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con el premier José Gabriel Carrizo, el desabastecimiento de medicamentos es un problema complejo en el país.

WSWS (2022-08-04). Landslide vote to defeat anti-abortion initiative in Kansas. wsws.org The outcome of the referendum is a popular rebuke of the reactionary nationwide offensive against abortion rights following the Supreme Court's decision in June abolishing the constitutional right to abortion.

WSWS (2022-08-04). Reserve Bank of Australia hikes interest rates for fourth month in a row. wsws.org The interest rate hikes, unprecedented since the 1990s, are one prong of a broader onslaught against the social position of working people.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). 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…

____ (2022-08-04). US wants to 'steal' Venezuelan plane grounded in Argentina. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has condemned a call by US for Argentina to seize a Venezuelan cargo plane that has been grounded in Buenos Aires for nearly two months, saying Washington wants to "steal" the aircraft.

WSWS (2022-08-04). CSX railroad records strong second-quarter profit on the backs of hyper-exploited workers. wsws.org Pressing rail workers to limits of human endurance, the Class I railroads have been making record or near-record profits.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). A Q&A with a Mayo Clinic expert on monkeypox testing, more… newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Health officials continue to monitor and track increasing cases of monkeypox, a rare disease caused by the monkeypox virus. "Monkeypox is a virus that has mainly caused outbreaks in the continent of Africa. There have been over the last decade or two isolated outbreaks in countries outside of Africa, but this is the largest outbreak occurring in what we call nonendemic countries," says Matthew Binnicker, Ph.D., director of the Clinical Virology Laboratory at Mayo Clinic. The World Health Organization declared monkeypox…

Labor Video Project (2022-08-04). 2022 CA Fed Meeting, Internationalism, Fascism & A Workers Party With LA Roofers Local 36. indybay.org Cliff Smith, the business manager of Roofers Local 36 in Los Angeles was a delegate to the 2022 California AFL-CIO convention and raised issues about fascism and internationalism at the convention. The leadership opposed a resolution calling for the prosecution of people who participated in the insurrection and attempted coup on January 6, 2020. He also discussed the issue of the formation of a workers party.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Cancer rehabilitation. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Cancer rehabilitation is available before, during and after cancer treatment. It helps people with cancer maintain and restore physical and emotional well-being, cope with the side effects of cancer, and recover more quickly and more fully from cancer treatment. Cancer rehabilitation involves many types of specialists working together to develop a personal rehabilitation plan that considers a person's preferences, strengths and goals. "Cancer rehabilitation aims to help patients maintain function, restore function, and, more broadly,…

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-08-04). Mineros bolivianos respaldan a presidente Arce y repudian oposición. telesurtv.net La Federación minera condenó el llamado al paro hecho por la oposición santa cruceña ante el consenso de postergar el censo hasta el año 2024.

TeleSUR- jaa- JL (2022-08-04). Nuevo sondeo pone a Lula como favorito en comicios de Brasil. telesurtv.net El expresidente y candidato por el Partido de los Trabajadores (PT) le ganaría a Bolsonaro en primera vuelta con una ventaja de 12 puntos porcentuales.

DLI (2022-08-04). US acted as self-appointed Judge & Executioner in murder of al Qaeda chief. indybay.org In the latest drone killing of alleged al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri, the US government acted as a self-appointed Judge and Executioner, without ever presenting any evidence to any international judicial body.

____ (2022-08-04). Tehraners mourn for Imam Hussein in 6th night of Muharram. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) — On the 6th night of Muharram, people in Tehran mourn for Third Infallible Imam of Household of Holy Prophet, Imam Hussein (PBUH), at Moniriyeh Square in Tehran.

____ (2022-08-04). RCEP members reap benefits at Hainan trade emporium. ecns.cn After the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership agreement took effect in January, more companies from RCEP member countries have been enthusiastic about expanding new business opportunities in trade, investment and other fields in China.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-04). Falta de consenso estanca diálogo político por la paz en Haití. telesurtv.net En medio de un contexto en el cual todos los poderes del Estado se encuentran incompletos o en situación de alegalidad.

Staff (2022-08-04). Publican normas jurídicas que regulan el nuevo mercado cambiario en Cuba (+ PDF). cubadebate.cu La Gaceta Oficial publicó este miércoles en una edición extraordinaria las normas jurídicas que regulan las medidas anunciadas en la Mesa Redonda por el ministro de Economía y Planificación y la ministra presidente del Banco Central de Cuba sobre el mercado cambiario. Este número incluye el Decreto Ley-63 de 2022 y las resoluciones 126 y 127 de 2022.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-04). Mayo Clinic Minute: Why are menthol-flavored cigarettes a concern? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Whether to ban menthol-flavored cigarettes is up for public comment through Tuesday, Aug. 2. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed banning menthol flavoring in cigarettes earlier this year, stating the additive makes menthol cigarettes easier to use, particularly among youth and young adults.Of the more than 18.5 million menthol cigarette smokers ages 12 and older in the U.S., the FDA says it expects the public health benefit of a ban on menthol to be…

____ (2022-08-04). Pakistan reaffirms 'One-China' policy. ecns.cn Pakistan reaffirmed on Wednesday its strong commitment to "One-China" Policy, saying it firmly supports China's sovereignty and territorial integrity.

____ (2022-08-04). Spokesman:'Medal' for U.S. official 'political farce'. ecns.cn A Chinese mainland spokesman said on Wednesday that it's a "political farce" that the Democratic Progressive Party administration in Taiwan gave United States House Speaker Nancy Pelosi one of the island's most important "medals "during her trip to Taiwan.

WSWS (2022-08-04). Australian Aboriginal man died of treatable ear infection in prison. wsws.org The 44-year-old man's death highlights the horrendous conditions of Australia's indigenous people.

WSWS (2022-08-04). Workers, youth and intellectuals hail the lifelong struggle of veteran Trotskyist Wije Dias. wsws.org Thousands have paid their respects to Wije Dias, starting on Thursday at the Jayaratne Respect Home in Colombo, where his body was held, and on Saturday, the day of his funeral.

Andrew Korybko (2022-08-03). Kenya's De Facto Compliance with Western Sanctions Endangers Its Food Security. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2022-08-03). Outcomes in Ukraine and Russian Resilience Can be Served Up as the Perfect Scapegoat. journal-neo.org There is always a conflict between high principle and pragmatism. Embracing both is probably a wise strategy. But whether you can actually have anything both ways, or whether the outcome would mean anything if you did, remains to be seen. American policymakers, during their many attempts to isolate and antagonise Russia, should have been asking, …

_____ (2022-08-03). Most 'Fact-Checking' Organizations Facebook Uses In Ukraine Are Funded By Washington. popularresistance.org Most of the fact-checking organizations Facebook has partnered with to monitor and regulate information about Ukraine are directly funded by the U.S. government, either through the U.S. Embassy or via the notorious National Endowment for Democracy (NED). | 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 for Ukrainian, Russian and other Eastern European users. These nine organizations are: StopFake, VoxCheck, Fact Check Georgia, Demagog,…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-03). The Hidden Truth about the War in Ukraine. libya360.wordpress.com Jacques Baud The cultural and historical elements that determine the relations between Russia and Ukraine are important. The two countries have a long, rich, diverse, and eventful history together. This would be essential if the crisis we are experiencing today were rooted in history. However, it is a product of the present. The war we…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-03). Ukraine: Weapons or Peace? A Conversation with Jacques Baud. libya360.wordpress.com Thomas Kaiser Former NATO, UN official Jacques Baud In this latest discussion, Jacques Baud explains the current situation in regards to the Ukraine conflict, while keeping an eye on the larger geopolitical maneuvering that is now taking place. Colonel Baud speaks with Thomas Kaiser of Zeitgeschehen im Fokus, the Swiss journal, through whose kind courtesy, we…

Ann Brown (2022-08-03). Jim Clyburn Claimed Kamala Harris Becoming VP Proves America Isn't Racist, Now He Says America Is Moving In Direction Of Hitlerism. moguldom.com Veteran Democrat Congressman Jim Clyburn once agreed with Rep. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) that the appointment of former senator Kamala Harris as the first Black vice president of the U.S. proves America isn't racist. "I agree with him on that. I don't think a racist country would have elected Barack Obama as President, or Kamala Harris …

_____ (2022-08-03). Anti-Mountain Valley Pipeline Protest. popularresistance.org A small group of dedicated activists today rallied in front of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) headquarters calling for the commission not to issue a second extension certificate to the controversial Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) a $5.5 billion 303-mile-long interstate natural gas project. The 42-inch diameter pipeline is facing opposition from numerable groups with issues related to global warming, the route's effect on endangered species, construction issues including continual erosion problems along its length along with complaints from landowners whose property the massive pipeline project is…

_____ (2022-08-03). US Threatens War On China Over Taiwan. popularresistance.org The US government has been preparing for war with China over Taiwan. The extremely provocative trip by top official Nancy Pelosi was only the latest US escalation. | The Pentagon has made plans for war with China, top CIA officials openly call for fighting Beijing, and US troops are on the ground in Taipei. | Washington has sold Taiwan tens of billions of dollars worth of military equipment, and influential DC think tanks are even calling to send it nuclear weapons.

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-03). Pelosi Meets With Taiwan's Top Chip Industry Leaders. news.antiwar.com While in Taiwan House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) Pelosi's trip came after Congress passed the CHIPS and Science Act, Pelosi met with the chairman of Taiwa…

_____ (2022-08-03). The Movement Sorely Misses Glen Ford. popularresistance.org It has been one year since the death of Black Agenda Report Executive Editor, Glen Ford. The turbulence of the past year has been as intense as Glen Ford's loss to the movement. President Joe Biden is facing a crisis of legitimacy. Inflation and recession loom over a flailing U.S. capitalist system. A U.S.-led imperialist war with Russia and China is closer than it has ever been and Black America is no better off with a Democrat controlling the White House. | Such conditions demand that we remember and emulate Glen Ford's tireless contributions to the Black liberation, peace, and socialist movement. Ford was a st…

Abayomi Azikiwe (2022-08-03). Sri Lanka Democracy Movement at the Crossroads. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2022-08-03). 'Playing With Fire,' Says China After Pelosi Lands In Taiwan. popularresistance.org Chinese warplanes took to the skies and U.S. warships were on the move Tuesday as U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ignored warnings from Beijing, the Biden administration, and peace activists by becoming the highest-ranking American official in 25 years to visit Taiwan. | "Are you here to support Taiwan or to provoke a war? What the hell are you doing here, Pelosi?" | Pelosi (D-Calif.) issued a statement insisting the congressional delegation's trip to the island that most of the international community including the United States considers part of China "in no way contradicts" U.S. adherence to the "One China" po…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-03). FBI Attack on the Uhuru Movement is a Warning. libya360.wordpress.com Margaret Kimberley Omali Yeshitela, center, stands in front of his home on Friday, July 29, 2022, with his supporters. Jesse Bogan, Post-Dispatch The FBI targeted the African People's Socialist Party (APSP) because it is a Black organization that has dared to confront and oppose U.S. imperialism. APSP is the first but they will not be the…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-03). How a Missile in Kabul Connects to a Speaker in Taipei. libya360.wordpress.com Pepe Escobar Washington's hard power display of taking out Al-Qaeda's Al-Zawahiri will not be reciprocated by Beijing over Pelosi's provocative visit to Taiwan. It does however, definitively bury the decades-long era of cooperative US-Chinese relations. This is the way the "Global War on Terror" (GWOT) ends, over and over again: not with a bang, but a…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-03). Right Violations and War Crimes by Morocco Continue in Occupied Western Sahara. libya360.wordpress.com Peoples Dispatch CODESA members. CODESA's first annual report since its formation in 2020 asks the UN and other international organizations to take immediate steps to complete the decolonization process in Western Sahara. The Collective of Saharawi Human Rights Defenders in Western Sahara (CODESA) released its first annual report on July 28 titled, "Continuous war crimes and crimes…

Fight Back (2022-08-03). Minneapolis forum criticizes US drone strikes, imperialism in Somalia. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – On July 26, in response to the Biden administration's decision to deploy 500 special forces troops to Somalia, the Anti-War Committee hosted a forum with the Council on American-Islamic Relations-Minnesota and Women Against Military Madness to educate community members on the current political situation in Somalia. | Meredith Aby-Keirstead of the Anti-War Committee (AWC) introduced the event by describing how drone strikes in Somalia escalated under the Trump administration, and how President Joe Biden is continuing Trump's devastating policies. "The fact is that Biden amping this up again…

Alastair Crooke (2022-08-03). The EU Has Begun its Retreat. "First Steps in Unraveling Energy and Food Sanctions on Russia" globalresearch.ca

Drago Bosnic (2022-08-03). Joe Biden's "Arms Control Talks" Offer to Russia — Genuine Move or More Hot Air? globalresearch.ca

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-03). Biden Sends Mixed Signals to Russia in Offer to Negotiate New START Replacement. globalresearch.ca

Tsvetana Paraskova (2022-08-03). EU, UK Delay Cutting Off Russia from Oil Insurance Market. globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-03). Russia Calls for Reform of UN Security Council. libya360.wordpress.com According to Alexey Drobinin, the time has come to ponder whether the UN agenda "is in sync with the interests of the majority of the global community". The United Nations is in dire need of reform and the Security council must be "democratized" by expanding its representation, Russian foreign ministry official Alexey Drobinin has written in a…

_____ (2022-08-03). Lavrov, Macron, Blinken and Africa. journal-neo.org From July 23 to 27, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov visited Egypt, the Republic of Congo Brazzaville, Uganda and Ethiopia. During these visits, which covered the Northern, Eastern and Central Africa, he was received by the heads of these States, Prime Ministers and Foreign Ministers. The special significance of this visit was due to …

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-08-03). The COVID-19 Endgame: Global Governance, "Digital Tyranny" and the Depopulation Agenda. globalresearch.ca

Ernst Wolff (2022-08-03). Video: The Current Hike in Interest Rates, Danger of Collapsing Supply Chains: Economist Ernst Wolf. globalresearch.ca

Prof Denis Rancourt (2022-08-03). COVID-Period Mass Vaccination Campaign and Public Health Disaster in the USA. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2022-08-03). Food Shortages: WEF Globalists Promote Diet of Bugs — and Cannibalism. globalresearch.ca

Ahmed Adel (2022-08-03). Beijing Reminds Taiwan of Its Power Through Blockade Disguised as Military Exercise. globalresearch.ca

Baxter Dmitry (2022-08-03). Spain Admits Spraying Deadly Chemtrails as Part of Secret UN Program: One Month after March 2020 Covid-19 Lockdown. globalresearch.ca

Zero Hedge (2022-08-03). Nancy has Landed in Taiwan: Here Are All The Latest Taiwan Headlines. globalresearch.ca

Richard Gale (2022-08-03). Mismanaging a Pandemic: Failures in the COVID-19 Narrative. globalresearch.ca

Paul Joseph Watson (2022-08-03). Germans Will be Able to Legally Change Their Gender Once a Year. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2022-08-03). Auto Workers Turn A Corner For Strike Pay And Democracy. popularresistance.org Reformers in the Auto Workers won day one strike pay at the union's constitutional convention in Detroit last week. They also forced open debate on the top concession that has weakened the union in the last 15 years—tiered contracts that condemn newer workers to lower pay and benefits beside "legacy" workers doing the same job. | This was the first UAW convention since a leadership corruption scandal erupted, reformers won a member referendum last fall to adopt one-member-one-vote for top officers, and the auto industry began a serious transition to electric vehicles. Held every four years, the meeting has…

_____ (2022-08-03). Kansas Votes Overwhelmingly To Protect Abortion. popularresistance.org Kansas – Kansans have voted to protect abortion rights in their state. Yes, Kansas — the deep red state where Trump won by more than 15 percentage points last election cycle has voted to protect abortion rights. In fact, Kansas has a history of violence against abortion providers, including the murder of abortion doctor George Tiller in 2009.But the vote wasn't even close. At the time of publishing, the vote was roughly 60% in favor of abortion rights and 40% against. It was overwhelmingly in favor of protecting abortion rights in the state, with a huge voter turnout and by a wide margin. | Amidst the dysto…

_____ (2022-08-03). Kaiser Permanente Therapists To Strike. popularresistance.org California – Mental health workers at Kaiser Permanente announced plans Tuesday for an open-ended strike that could lead as many as 2,000 Northern California mental health workers to curtail appointments beginning on Aug. 15. | The announcement came in response to frustration with the level of service provided to patients at the nation's largest nonprofit HMO, which Capital & Main reported on in a recent story. As a result of understaffing, patients who should receive weekly therapy are waiting months to start treatment and as long as two months between appointments in violation of clinical guidelines, accor…

_____ (2022-08-03). Mothers Of The Movement Fight To Abolish The Death Penalty In Illinois. popularresistance.org Illinois – The first time I visited Ronnie Kitchen on death row at Pontiac Correctional Center, I drove down with his mother, Louva Grace Bell. Ronnie was one of the cofounders of the Death Row Ten, a group of Black men, all of whom had been tortured by former Chicago Police Department Commander Jon Burge and white detectives under his command, and all of whom had been convicted and sentenced to death on the basis of tortured confessions. When they came together in 1998, the Death Row Ten enlisted the Campaign to End the Death Penalty (CEDP) to be their voice on the outside and together forged a visible grassroot…

_____ (2022-08-03). Sadrists Occupy Iraqi Parliament. popularresistance.org The political crisis escalated in Iraq as supporters of Muqtada Al-Sadr stormed the parliament and began an indefinite sit-in on Sunday, July 31. The protesters who are opposing the government formation efforts of Mohammed Shia al-Sudani claimed that consensus-based government formation and the sectarian quota of power sharing are the core reasons for inefficiency and widespread corruption in the country.

_____ (2022-08-03). The History Of African American Cooperative Eco-Systems. popularresistance.org This session is the fourth installment of the Black Labor, Solidarity Economy, and Movement Lawyering Series, Co-organized by the Workers' Rights institute and Julian Hill and hosted in collaboration with Coalition for Racial Equity and Democratic Economies (CREDE), the Georgetown Law Socialist Students Union, ONE DC, Malcolm X Grassroots Movement (MXGM), and Claudia Jones School for Political Education. | In this session, Jessica Gordon-Nembhard will discuss the history of African American mutual aid and cooperative economics, Black cooperative economic thought, the most prolific periods in the US African Americ…

Ana Perdigón (2022-08-03). Chinese Investors Acknowledge Venezuela's Special Economic Zones Law. orinocotribune.com Venezuelan National Assembly Deputy Nicolás Maduro Guerra, president of the Venezuela-China Parliamentary Friendship Group, has reported that the Organic Law of Special Economic Zones will be presented to Chinese private investors. | The presentation of the Special Economic Zones Law arises from China's interest in exchanging experience and knowledge and strengthening projects in Venezuela. | Deputy Maduro Guerra made these comments af…

Andreína Chávez Alava (2022-08-03). Venezuela Condemns Pelosi Taiwan Trip, Reaffirms 'One China' Principle. venezuelanalysis.com Caracas has reinforced diplomatic ties with Beijing and its recognition of Taiwan "as an inalienable part of China's territory."

Ann Brown (2022-08-03). 3 Things To Know About How Pelosi's Risky Gamble On Visiting Taiwan Creates Problems For Biden. moguldom.com House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has just wrapped a two-day, whirlwind trip to Taiwan. During the trip, Pelosi met with Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen. While the trip was to show support for the self-ruled island in the face of threats from mainland China, some observers say the trip creates a problem for President Joe Biden. Here are …

Owen Schalk (2022-08-03). Once Led By a Fierce Champion of Anti-Colonialism in Patrice Lumumba, the Democratic Republic of Congo Has Effectively Been Recolonized by Western Capital. covertactionmagazine.com The United States does the heavy lifting, but Canada provides consistent behind-the-scenes support to enable the plunder of Congo and …

Michael Nevradakis (2022-08-03). 130 Coast Guard Members Sue Federal Government Over Vaccine Mandates. globalresearch.ca

John W. Whitehead (2022-08-03). The Three I's of a "Police State Education": Indoctrination, Intimidation and Intolerance. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2022-08-03). Japan Publishes Yet Another Defense Whitepaper. journal-neo.org On July 22 this year, the Japanese Ministry of Defense published a concise (English-language) version of the annual Defense White Paper update. The 0-plus page original usually appears later. However, the concise version already mentioned provides an indication of the innovations in the assessment of Japan's political and military environment over the past year, as …

Angela (2022-08-03). Saturday 7/30: Free virtual screening of the documentary film "Aida Returns" indybay.org

Global Research News (2022-08-03). Selected Articles: The COVID-19 Endgame: Global Governance, "Digital Tyranny" and the Depopulation Agenda. globalresearch.ca By The Worldwide QR Verification Code project lays the groundwork for the instatement of a "Digitiz…

Dr. Robert W. Chandler (2022-08-03). Pfizer Used Dangerous Assumptions, Rather Than Research, to Guess at Outcomes. globalresearch.ca

Sherry Moss, Susanne Tà§uber, Shahriar Sharifi, Morteza Mahmoudi (2022-08-03). [Articles] The need for the development of discipline-specific approaches to address academic bullying. thelancet.com The variation in contextual bullying behavior across disciplines suggests the need for specific and nuanced training, monitoring, and actions by stakeholders in addressing academic bullying in a context-specific manner.

Peter Koenig (2022-08-03). Breaking: Taiwan — Nancy Pelosi Has Landed. globalresearch.ca

Enrico Trigoso (2022-08-03). Doctors Criticize Fauci for Saying COVID Vaccines Induce 'Temporary' Menstrual Irregularities. globalresearch.ca

Prof. Joseph H. Chung (2022-08-03). Legacy of Shinzo Abe: Corruption and Hopeless Japanese Economy. globalresearch.ca

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