Daily Archives: August 8, 2022

2022-08-08: News Headlines

Infobrics (2022-08-08). Kiev attacks nuclear power plant in false flag operation against Russia. infobrics.org Evidence shows that Kiev attacked Zaporozhye and tried to blame Russian forces.


Amy Goodman (2022-08-08). Israeli Attacks on Gaza Kill 44, Including 15 Children. Will Ceasefire Hold? truthout.org The death toll from three days of an Israeli military bombardment on Gaza has reached at least 44 Palestinians, including 15 children. At least 3 Palestinians were wounded. Bombing has since stopped after Israel and the Islamic Jihad militant group agreed on Sunday to a ceasefire brokered by Egypt, and border crossings reopened on Monday to allow bare necessities in. We go to Gaza to speak with the journalist and activist Issam Adwan, who says Israel's military operation is meant to bolster the current Israeli government ahead of November elections. "They are using the Palestinian blood to promote a campaign for…

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-08-08). High-Level Ukrainian Intelligence Official Admits U.S. Deeply Involved in Ukraine Conflict. covertactionmagazine.com Major General Vadym Skibitsky, the deputy head of the Kyiv regime's military intelligence directorate, admitted in an interview with the British daily Telegraph, that the U.S. government is involved in targeting decisions regarding U.S. supplied Lockheed Martin's High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS). Moscow has seized on this admission to charge the U.S. with direct involvement …

____ (2022-08-08). Shedding Light on Who, Exactly, Is Responsible for the War in Ukraine. transcend.org Western capitals make statements about sending troops to Ukraine. London intends to send 600 military personnel. Rendering assistance to the state where settlement is a remote prospect and the domestic conflict is far from being resolved, the West should understand that it automatically becomes an accomplice in the crimes against Ukrainian civilians.

Staff (2022-08-08). "Horrifying": Gaza Assault Kills 44 Palestinians, 15 Children. Will Ceasefire End Bloodshed? democracynow.org The death toll from three days of an Israeli military bombardment on Gaza has reached at least 44 Palestinians, including 15 children. At least 350 Palestinians were wounded. Bombing has since stopped after Israel and the Islamic Jihad militant group agreed on Sunday to a ceasefire brokered by Egypt, and border crossings reopened on Monday to allow bare necessities in. We go to Gaza to speak with the journalist and activist Issam Adwan, who says Israel's military operation is meant to bolster the current Israeli government ahead of November elections. "They are using the Palestinian blood to promote a…

Alan MacLeod (2022-08-08). Most of the "Fact-checking" Organizations Facebook Uses in Ukraine Are Directly Funded by Washington. orinocotribune.com By Alan Mcleod — | Most of the fact-checking organizations Facebook has partnered with to monitor and regulate information about Ukraine are directly funded by the US government, either through the US 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

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-08). Russia Launches Airstrikes Against US-Backed Fighters in Syria Near US Base. news.antiwar.com Russia announced on Friday that it conducted an airstrike against a group of US-backed militants in Syria near al-Tanf, a US military base located in the south of the country. Russia said it targeted Liwa Shuhada al-Qaryatayn (ShQ), a group that has fought against the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Moscow said the Russian …

Chris Hedges (2022-08-08). Chris Hedges: NATO — The Most Dangerous Military Alliance on the Planet. globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-08-08). U.S. must take full responsibility for escalating tensions across Taiwan Straits: China's Ministry of National Defense. ecns.cn It is the United States that has provoked and escalated tensions across the Taiwan Straits, therefore, it must take full responsibility and bear serious consequences for it, said the spokesperson of China's Ministry of National Defense Wu Qian at a press conference.

____ (2022-08-07). Divided U.S. Senate passes 'anti-inflation' bill. ecns.cn The U.S. Senate's passage on Sunday of the "Inflation Reduction Act of 2022" highlighted the division in the country's politics but also gave President Joe Biden a late-summer political victory.

Infobrics (2022-08-08). The Corners of the Multipolar World Order. infobrics.org Much has been said about Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa separately. Still, remarkably little attention has been paid to the joint attempt to institutionalize the emerging powers' ties in BRICS—an acronym crucial to understanding the multipolar framework of the emerging world order…

WSWS (2022-08-08). US Senate targets Social Security and Medicare. wsws.org America's billionaires are demanding that entitlement spending be pillaged to make the oligarchy richer and to fund America's new "forever wars."

WSWS (2022-08-08). Senate passes Democrats' fraudulent climate, anti-inflation and "tax fairness" bill. wsws.org The staged celebration by Senate Democrats reflected not the actual content of the bill—a miserable climb-down from earlier iterations of the Biden administration's domestic agenda, purged of any significant social measures, restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions or corporate tax hikes—but rather the desperation of the Democratic Party to register a legislative "win" in advance of the November midterm elections.

WSWS (2022-08-08). Senate passes Democrats' fraudulent climate and "tax fairness" bill. wsws.org The "Inflation Reduction Act of 2022" is a miserable climb-down from earlier versions of the Biden administration's domestic agenda, purged of any significant social measures, restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions or corporate tax hikes.

_____ (2022-08-08). Philadelphia Unions: 'Housing Is A Human Right!'. popularresistance.org For months, 70 Black and Brown families have organized resistance to their threatened eviction by the Altman Company in Philadelphia. When supporters and residents set up a protest tent city on July 9, Altman got a judge to order what he called "trespassers" off his "private property." The area labor movement galvanized with a strong response, pointing out that workers have little interest in cooperating with Altman to carry out the evictions. | The Philadelphia Workers Solidarity Network and the Save the UC Townhomes Coalition first put out a petition with a plea to workers and union members: "Don't cross our pi…

Ali Abunimah (2022-08-08). Why Israel will attack Gaza again. electronicintifada.net EI's Ali Abunimah tells Al Jazeera that Tel Aviv's aim is to regularly terrorize Palestinians into submission.



Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-08). Will Al Shabaab Become America's Next Proxy in its Hybrid War of Terror on Ethiopia? libya360.wordpress.com Andrew Korybko The pieces are in place for the US to employ Al Shabaab as proxies for continuing its Hybrid War of Terror on Ethiopia if American strategists decide to do so following the failure of their TPLF puppets to overthrow their target's democratically elected government or "Bosnify" its administrative borders. The Western-led TPLF-driven Hybrid War of…

Ramzy Baroud (2022-08-08). The Intricate Fight For Africa: The Legacy of the Soviet Union vs Western Colonialism. mintpressnews.com Considering the West's harrowing colonial past, and Russia's historic association with various liberation movements on the continent, many African states, intelligentsias, and ordinary people are eager to break free from the grip of western hegemony.

Ramzy Baroud (2022-08-08). The Intricate Fight For Africa. dissidentvoice.org Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's recent tour in Africa was meant to be a game changer, not only in terms of Russia's relations with the continent, but in the global power struggle involving the US, Europe, China, India, Turkey and others. Many media reports and analyses placed Lavrov's visit to Egypt, the Republic of Congo, …

Benjamin Norton (2022-08-08). EEUU es el peor violador de la libertad de prensa en el mundo, no su protector. multipolarista.com Desde la persecución y tortura del periodista Julian Assange hasta la censura masiva de medios independientes por parte de contratistas del gobierno estadounidense en Silicon Valley, los ataques de Washington a la libertad de prensa dañan a todo el planeta.

Benjamin Norton (2022-08-08). US gov't is world's worst violator of freedom of press, not its protector. multipolarista.com From the persecution and torture of journalist Julian Assange to mass censorship of independent media outlets by US government contractors in Silicon Valley, Washington's attacks on freedom of the press hurt every country and person on Earth.


KATIE (2022-08-08). Calling on the UN General Assembly to investigate Israel's crime against humanity of apartheid. bdsmovement.net | By: | Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

Anonymous103 (2022-08-08). Antonovsky Bridge: Strategic Point In Battle For Kherson. southfront.org On, local officials announced the beginning of building of a floating bridge across the Dnieper River in the Kherson region after a series of attacks by Ukrainian forces which damaged the Antonovsky Bridge. | After the closure of the Antonovsky Bridge, cars are ferried across the Dnieper by the Russian military. About 1,000 vehicles are transported every day."The pontoon crossing will consist of barges, even if a hole is punched in some, it will not be possible to sink it. It will…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-08). Administration Of Zaporozhye Region Unanimously Voted For Referendum On Joining Russia. southfront.org On, the authorities in the Zaporozhye region, which is partially controlled by Russian forces, officially confirmed their intention to hold a referendum. After a vote, the head of the Zaporozhye region Yevgeny Balitsky signed an order on holding a referendum on joining Russia. | The Russian military are currently in control of the Kherson region and part of the Zeporozhye region, including the cities of Melitopol and Energodar. Civil-military administrations were created in these reg…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-08). Nuclear Terrorism By Kiev's Regime Remains Unpunished. southfront.org | The Kiev regime continues to commit acts of terrorism in areas over which it has lost control. In recent days, Ukrainian forces have shelled nuclear facilities in the Zaporozhye region several times. | On, the Zelensky's regime committed a new act of nuclear terrorism at the energy infrastructure facilities of the Zaporozhye NPP to create a humanitarian catastrophe in the Kherson and Zaporozhye regions, the Russian Ministry of Defence claimed. | The attack was carried out at about m…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-08). Military Situation In Ukraine On (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the AFU 92nd Mechanized Brigade near Kharkov with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU 63rd Mechanized Brigade near Belogorka with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU 35th Marine Brigade near Nikolaev with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Chasov Yar with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Artemovsk with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck military asset…


_____ (2022-08-08). Webinar: What Could Trigger Nuclear War With Russia And China? popularresistance.org Washington has called Russia and China 'existential threats' to the US. NATO is expanding up to Russia's border and the war in Ukraine is escalating as the US-UK-NATO continue to ship weapons to Kiev. At the same time NATO is expanding into the Asia-Pacific region closing the military circle around Beijing. How should peace people interpret and react to these dangerous developments? Join us for an informative presentation & discussion with Bruce Gagnon, coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-08). Ukraine and Cognitive Warfare. libya360.wordpress.com Alexander Kirk Cognitive warfare" consists of disarticulating Cartesian reasoning and replacing it with one that "seems" logical, but in reality is a manipulated representation of reality. Ukraine: how to unlearn A few days ago, the Ukrainian government announced that it had ordered the shutdown of one of the reactors of the Zaporizie nuclear power plant…

TeleSUR (2022-08-08). No Military Ship or Plane Can Approach Ukrainian Grain Ships. telesurenglish.net According to reports, Russia and Ukraine issued a document where both countries agreed to restrict the rapprochement of any military ships and aircraft to Ukrainian grain shipments in a designated safe corridor. | RELATED: | "The parties will not undertake any attacks against merchant vessels or other civilian vessels and port facilities engaged in this initiative," said the document signed by both countries, refer…

TeleSUR (2022-08-08). US Gives Ukraine Security Assistance Worth Another $1 Bln. telesurenglish.net The Pentagon said on Monday, the US is giving Ukraine a new package of security assistance worth $1 bln. | "Today, the Department of Defense announces the authorization of a Presidential Drawdown of security assistance valued at up to $1 billion to meet Ukraine's critical security and defense needs," the Pentagon said in a statement. | RELATED: | According to the statement, it is the largest single drawdown of U.S. arms and equipment utilizing t…

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-08). CBS Removes Documentary on Ukraine Military Aid After Pressure from Ukrainian Government. news.antiwar.com CBS News retracted a documentary it briefly released on Sunday after pressure from the Ukrainian government. The original documentary CBS put out examined the flow of military aid to Ukraine and quoted someone familiar with the process who said in April that only 30% of the arms were making it to the frontline. | "All of this stuff goes across the border, and then something happens, kind of like 30% of it reaches its final destination,"


Anonymous103 (2022-08-08). Remains Of Missile That Could Only Be Launched By NATO Jets Found By Russian Forces In Ukraine. southfront.org Having Russian troops directly targeted by NATO forces is pushing us to the brink of a world-ending conflict. Written by…

____ (2022-08-07). Shipments of Ukrainian grain go into high gear with 2nd caravan of ships inspected. ecns.cn Efforts to bring Ukrainian grain to international markets via the Black Sea have gone into a higher gear as the inspections of the second caravan of ships off Istanbul were concluded on Sunday.

WSWS (2022-08-08). Russian-Turkish talks raise concerns in Western capitals amid NATO war on Russia. wsws.org Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin held talks in the Black Sea resort town of Sochi amid the war in Ukraine.

Anonymous103 (2022-08-08). With Tensions Escalating Over Ukraine And Taiwan, Will The New Cold War Evolve Into A New Global War? southfront.org Washington ambitions include a new global NATO Written by Uriel Araujo, researcher with a focus on international and ethnic conflicts…

Rqorinoco (2022-08-08). Are the Jews Indigenous to Palestine? orinocotribune.com By David Miller — | All in all, seven of the fourteen Zionist Prime Ministers, so far, came directly from Russia, Poland, Ukraine, or Belarus. The other seven were children of parents from Europe or America. | There is a rising tide of claims from apologists for the crimes of Zionism that they have been misunderstood. Palestinians might be indigenous to Palestine, but the Jews definitely are. What is called the "Israel-Palestine" conflict, they say, is competition over the same small piece of land by two rival groups of indigenous people. But are the Jews indigenous to the Levant? And what are t…

The Conversation (2022-08-08). The Russia-Ukraine Grain Export Deal brokered by Turkey Promises major Benefits for Poor Countries. juancole.com By Wandile Sihlobo, Stellenbosch University | If Russia keeps to the deal it has signed with Ukraine allowing for the resumption of grain exports, much needed relief will be provided to importing countries, including many in Africa. Ukraine, which has about 22 million tonnes of grain (wheat, maize, sunflower seed and other grains) in …

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-08). US to Send Ukraine $5.5 Billion in New Budgetary, Military Aid. news.antiwar.com The US announced on Monday The $4.5 billion in budgetary aid is going to the Ukrainian government and is meant to pay for pensions, healthcare costs, and social welfare. The budgetary funds are being directed by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and will be sent in tranches, with the first sum of $3 billion being sent in August through the W…

Charles A. Kupchan (2022-08-08). Negotiating to end the Ukraine War isn't Appeasement. indybay.org A negotiated end to the conflict is the right goal — and one that needs to arrive sooner rather than later. Ukraine likely lacks the combat power to expel Russia from all of its territory, and the momentum on the battlefield is shifting in Russia's favor. The longer this conflict continues, the greater the death and destruction.

Anonymous587 (2022-08-08). Ukraine Was Expecting Russian Invasion. southfront.org Formation of AFU soldiers | More and more evidence suggests that Ukraine was expecting and preparing for a Russian invasion. The Ukrainian Armed Forces were put on alert in advance and were able to partially repel Russian forces. | | The successful actions of the AFU contributed to Belarus' refusal to openly join the war on Russia's side. Judging by the maps, it was the third party that was to strike…

Staff (2022-08-08). Headlines for. democracynow.org Israeli Strikes on Gaza Kill 44 Palestinians, Including 15 Children, Senate Passes $739 Billion Climate and Healthcare Bill, Former Guerrilla Gustavo Petro Sworn In as Colombia's First Leftist President, China Extends Military Drills Near Taiwan After Pelosi's Trip, Russia and Ukraine Trade Blame over Attacks on Nuclear Power Site, Indiana Governor Signs Bill Banning Nearly All Abortions, Albuquerque, NM Police Say Killings of Four Muslim Men Likely Linked, Alex Jones Ordered to Pay Sandy Hook Family $45 Million in Compensation, U.N. Chief Guterres Joins Ceremony Marking 77 Years Since U.S. Atomic Bom…

_____ (2022-08-08). Clearing The Way For A Whiter, Wealthier Tax Base In Minneapolis. popularresistance.org Minneapolis, Minnesota — Minneapolis has experienced a real estate boom since the economic crash of 2008 which was triggered when lenders gave out millions of discriminatory home loans with adjustable interest rates to mostly Black and brown families causing a massive nationwide mortgage default. | In the past decade, the city added over 20,000 new units to its housing stock, with the overwhelming majority being rental units. With increased housing supply, Minneapolis added 60,000 new residents, according to the 2020 census. In recent years, the City of Minneapolis has attempted to codify "upzoning," a prac…

Staff (2022-08-08). President Petro Displays Bolívar's Sword During Inauguration Despite Duque's Refusal. orinocotribune.com This Sunday,, the president of Colombia, Gustavo Petro, requested the sword of Bolívar from the Military House. Hours earlier, the same request had been denied by outgoing President Iván Duque, despite the organizing committee having fulfilled all the requirements for its processing. | After being sworn in by Roy Barreras, president of the Colombian Senate, and having received the presidential sash from Senator María José Pizarro, the new president of Colombia swore in Vice President Francia Márquez. | Colombian President Gustavo Petro embraces Vice President Francia Márquez after swearing her in during…

TeleSUR (2022-08-08). Haitian Gangs Burn Alive a Former Senator in Port-au-Prince. telesurenglish.net On Saturday night, members of an armed gang led by Ti Makak burned ex-senator Yvon Buissereth alive in Port-au-Prince. | RELATED: | Port-au-Prince prosecutor Me Jacques Lafontant went to the scene of the crime, where he confirmed that Buissereth, who was the director of the Public Company for the Promotion of Social Housing (EPPLS), had been killed. | "I strongly and unreservedly condemn the barbaric act perpetrated ye…

TeleSUR (2022-08-08). Kenya Gears Up for General Election on Tuesday. telesurenglish.net Some 22.1 million Kenyans will vote on to elect, among others, the country's fifth president, members of the National Assembly, senators, and county governors, according to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC). | RELATED: | The polling stations across the country will be opened at 6 a.m., local time, Tuesday, and close at 6 p.m. with voting being extended in areas that will not have fin…

Staff (2022-08-08). Serguey Torres gana plata en Mundial de Velocidad de Canoa. cubadebate.cu El campéon de Tokio 2020 Serguey Torres conquistó este domingo medalla de plata en el C1-5000 metros, durante la última fecha del Campeonato Mundial de Velocidad de Canoa de Halifax 2022, en Canadá. El cubano cruzó la meta con 23: 37.94 minutos en cruenta lucha con el ganador el moldavo Serghei Tarnovschi (23: 37.85).

H. Scott Prosterman (2022-08-08). How AIPAC went from Lobbying for Israel to quashing Progressives and backing Jan. 6 Insurgents. juancole.com Oakland, Ca. (Special to Informed Comment) The American-Israel Public Affairs Committee's (AIPAC) zealous financial backing of many of the 137 House Reps and Senators who voted to overturn the 2020 Election is a bad sign for American democracy. In a better ordered world, these members of Congress would all be expelled for sedition. While …

Anonymous103 (2022-08-08). Anti-NATO Protest Held In Dublin, Ireland. southfront.org Written by Gavin O'Reilly | On Saturday the 6th of August, members of Ireland's Russian community held a protest in Dublin against the current trajectory that the 26 County State appears to be taking in regards to joining NATO. | Supported by Irish Republican groups, Republican Sinn Féin and the Irish Republican Socialist Party, the demonstration took place on O'Connell Street, Dublin's main thoroughfare, facing the General Post Office — the historic site where the Irish Republic…

____ (2022-08-08). Vienna talks progressing positively: EU's Mora. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 08 (MNA) — After meeting with Iranian and US representatives, the cooardinator of Vienna talks Enrique Mora said on Sunday evening that the negotiations are progressing well and he is optimist they would yield results.

Peter Boyle (2022-08-08). Video: Greens Senator — 'Sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons!'. greenleft.org.au NSW Greens Senator David Shoebridge has called on the federal government to sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Peter Boyle reports.

Jake Johnson (2022-08-08). Sanders Says Senate Bill 'Nowhere Near' Enough as Dems, GOP Tank His Amendments. commondreams.org The Vermont senator nevertheless supported final passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, calling it "a step forward" on climate and drug prices.

Orinoco Tribune2 (2022-08-08). CPUSA to Host International Anti-Imperialist Conference in September. orinocotribune.com Houston—For the past several months, the International Department and the Peace and Solidarity Commission of the Communist Party USA have been working to organize the first ever international conference hosted by the CPUSA, occurring on the weekend of September 10th and 11th. The conference comes at a very important and dynamic time. U.S. imperialism is on the march around the globe. The looming end of the unipolar world order is causing much distress among the ruling class, and they are desperate to preserve their power. Whether it's through the expansion of NATO into Eastern Europe, the continued illegal…

Sharon Zhang (2022-08-08). Nearly All Senators Vote Against Sanders's Amendments to Inflation Reduction Act. truthout.org During the Senate's 16-hour amendment marathon for the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) over the weekend, nearly all senators united against several amendments that Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) introduced to expand the bill, which is a mixed bag for the climate crisis and prescription drug prices. | Through Saturday and Sunday, lawmakers proposed dozens of amendments to the bill during the so-called vote-a-rama that precedes a vote on a budget reconciliation bill; following the vote-a-rama, the IRA passed by a party line vote of 51 to , with Vice President Kamala Harris casting the tie-breaking vote. Many of the…

Paul Gregoire (2022-08-08). Greens Senator David Shoebridge: 'UN inspection should spur action on detainee abuse'. greenleft.org.au A United Nations' committee investigating torture in places of detention will be conducting its first visit to Australia in October. Paul Gregoire explains what it was likely to encounter.

Peter Boyle (2022-08-08). Greens Senator: 'Sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons!'. greenleft.org.au NSW Greens Senator David Shoebridge has called on the federal government to sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Peter Boyle reports.

TeleSUR (2022-08-08). EU Proposes "Final Text" for Reviving Iran Nuclear Deal. telesurenglish.net The European Union on Monday put forward a final text of the draft decision on reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal while awaiting political decisions from participants of the Vienna talks. | On Sunday, Iran's Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said that the IAEA should completely resolve the remaining safeguards issues "through technical channels." | Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian (R) shakes hands with European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell during their meeting in Tehran, Iran, on June 25, 2022.

Ann Brown (2022-08-08). U.S. Government: Warren Buffett's Mortgage Company Discriminated Against Black Homebuyers. moguldom.com According to the Department of Justice, billionaire Warren Buffett's mortgage company discriminated against Black homebuyers. Pennsylvania-based Berkshire Hathaway and Trident Mortgage Co., a division of Berkshire's HomeServices of America, have now reached an agreement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to set aside $20 million to make loans in underserved neighborhoods as part of …

Modern Slavery Exists (2022-08-08). When Billions of our Tax Dollars are given to Corporations then our Labor is Slave Labor. indybay.org Modern Slavery Exists! When we pay taxes and then the U.S. Congress votes to give billions of our tax dollars to corporations as subsidies, then we have worked as slave labor.

____ (2022-08-08). Qinghai to build integrated photovoltaic manufacturing industrial base in Haidong. ecns.cn Canadian plans to invest 60 billion yuan (XXX) in Haidong Zero-Carbon Industrial Park by the end of 2027 to build an integrated photovoltaic manufacturing industrial base with an annual output of 200,000 metric tons of high-purity polysilicon and an annual output of 10 gigawatts of modules, which will also manufacture related raw and auxiliary materials.

____ (2022-08-08). Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region sees growth in foreign trade. ecns.cn The Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region saw its foreign trade increase by 12.5 percent year on year to 2.35 trillion yuan (around 347 billion U.S. dollars) in the first half of this year, Tianjin Customs said.

Juan Cole (2022-08-08). The Great Pivot: Why Dem Green Energy IRA Will Steamroll Fossil Fuels and Help Save the Planet, Despite Manchin. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) The Democrats in the Senate Passed the Inflation Reduction Act on Sunday, with its nearly $370 billion in new spending on the green energy transition. The Democratic majority in the House of Representatives is such that the bill will certainly be passed into law at the end of this month …

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-08). China Carries Out More Military Exercises Around Taiwan. news.antiwar.com China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) on Monday The PLA's Eastern Theater Command said Monday's drills were focused

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-08). Russia 'Temporarily' Halts US Inspections Under New START Treaty Over Sanctions. news.antiwar.com On Monday, Russia told Washington The Russian Foreign Ministry said Russian inspections in the US have been hindered by sanctions that prohibit Russian flights and countries that have banned Russian planes from entering their airspace. | "However, there are no such obstacles for American inspectors in Russia. The Russian foreign ministry raised this matter before corresponding co…

Chris Dite (2022-08-08). The Greens' Surrender Over Labor's Climate Bill Is a Mistake. zcomm.org In order to rebuild a movement that can force real action on climate change, the Greens must use their leverage to rally opposition to Labor's hollow symbolism…

Dana Sanchez (2022-08-08). America Created 522K Jobs In July Despite Inflation, Recession Fears But Black Unemployment Almost 100% Higher. moguldom.com The U.S. economy gained 528,000 jobs in July despite recession warning signs with overall unemployment dropping to a -year-plus low, but the Black workers were the only demographic group to see unemployment rise. The Black unemployment rate is almost 100 percent higher than white at 6 percent compared to 3.1 percent. Unemployment fell across the …

Staff (2022-08-08). Preview: What to Look for in the July Consumer Price Index. cepr.net Inflation in rental components increased rapidly in recent months. The Fed's interest rate hikes had a direct impact on house sale prices, but it is unclear how or when it will impact rents.

TeleSUR (2022-08-08). US Senate Passes Democratic Bill on Tax Policy, Health Care. telesurenglish.net U.S. Senate on Sunday approved the Democratic spending bill on tax policy, health care and climate change, which is scaled down from what President Joe Biden and many Democrats envisioned last year. | RELATED: | The so-called Inflation Reduction Act cleared the evenly-divided upper chamber by a vote of 51 to along party lines, with Vice President Kamala Harris presiding to break the tie. No Republicans support the bill, bu…

Eleanor J. Bader (2022-08-08). Subminimum Wages Were Always Deplorable. Inflation Is Making Them Worse. truthout.org Call it the luck of location. If you happen to live in Alaska, California, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, Oregon or Washington State, and work in an occupation that relies on tips from customers, you must be

_____ (2022-08-08). Ceasefire In Gaza After Three Days Of Israeli Bombings. popularresistance.org A ceasefire came into effect at around midnight on Sunday,, ending the three-day-long Israeli bombing campaign inside the occupied Palestinian territory of Gaza. The latest round of Israeli aggression on the besieged territory, which began on Friday, killed at least 44 Palestinians and wounded more than 360 others. | Contrary to the Israeli claims that its airstrikes targeted leaders of Islamic Jihad, most of the Palestinians killed were civilians, including 15 children. | This was the second large-scale air raid carried out by the Israeli occupation in a little over a year inside the Gaza strip which ha…

Marjorie Cohn (2022-08-08). Biden's Assassination of al-Qaeda Leader Ayman al-Zawahiri Was Illegal. zcomm.org The United States must end its "global war on terror" once and for all. Drone strikes terrorize and kill countless civilians and make us more vulnerable to terrorism…

____ (2022-08-08). : 77th Anniversary of the Bombing of Nagasaki. transcend.org Unwelcome Truths for Church and State – 77 years ago (945) an all-Christian bomber crew dropped an experimental plutonium bomb on Nagasaki City, Japan, instantly incinerating, asphyxiating and/or vaporizing tens of thousands of innocent civilians, mostly women and children. Very few Japanese soldiers were killed by the bombs.

WSWS (2022-08-08). Reject all-party regime! No to IMF austerity! Fight to build Democratic and Socialist Congress of Workers and Rural Masses! wsws.org The SEP in Sri Lanka calls on workers and rural toilers to build their own independent action committees to fight for their rights in opposition to President Wickremesinghe's effort to consolidate the entire Colombo political establishment behind the ruling class agenda of austerity and repression.

Janaka Biyanwila (2022-08-08). Sri Lanka: Repression and arrests, but struggle continues. greenleft.org.au The Sri Lankan government has escalated the repression of the popular movement that removed former President Gotabaya Rajapaksa from office, reports Janaka Biyanwila, beginning less than 24 hours after the new President, Ranil Wickramasinghe, was sworn in.

Ed Rampell (2022-08-08). Pelosi Plays with Fire Like a Bull in a China Shop. covertactionmagazine.com Globetrotter's Gallivanting Galvanizes Totally Avoidable Firestorm How many Chinese fought in the Civil War? That is, the U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865? As Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi sticks her nose into the Taiwan Strait, this is an interesting and illuminating question to ponder. Second in line to the U.S. presidency, Pelosi's August …

_____ (2022-08-08). Kim Jong-un's Military Rhetoric. journal-neo.org On July 27, 2022, the leader of the DPRK, Kim Jong-un, delivered a speech at a solemn event dedicated to the end of the Korean War of 19 -1953. For the modern DPRK, this is one of the most significant holidays, somewhat similar to the Russian Victory Day, since the war was one of the bloodiest …

Editor (2022-08-08). The Chris Hedges Report: Soldiers Speak Out Against America's Misguided Wars. scheerpost.com By Chris Hedges / | We are not a good and virtuous nation. God does not bless us above other nations. Victory is not assured. War is not noble and uplifting. The clash between the reality of combat and the Disneyfied version of combat consumed by the public, one that propels many young men and women into war, creates not only dissonance and moral injury, but an existential crisis—one that combat veterans, at least those who are self-reflective, must cope with for the r…

José Luis Granados Ceja (2022-08-08). Venezuela to 'Rebuild Fellowship' with Petro Gov't in Colombia. venezuelanalysis.com Petro called for Latin American governments to leave aside their political differences and work toward regional integration.

TeleSUR (2022-08-08). Chinese Army's Continues Military Drills Around Taiwan. telesurenglish.net The Eastern Theater Command of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) continued its joint combat exercises and training as scheduled on Monday in the waters and airspace around the Taiwan Island. | RELATED: | These exercises mainly focused on the joint anti-submarine operations and assaults on sea targets. The Command's navy deployed several destroyers, frigates, warplanes, and ground-to-ship missile units in a joint anti-submarine op…

TeleSUR (2022-08-08). Extinguishing Fire in Cuba May Take Days, Says Fire Chief. telesurenglish.net The extinguishing of the fire of great proportions that since Friday consumed a battery of fuel warehouses in the Cuban city of Matanzas (central west) may take several more days, anticipated on Monday, the second chief of the National Department of Extinction of the Cuban Fire Brigade, Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Avalos Jorge. | RELATED: | "It is impossible to calculate when we will manage to extinguish the fire.

____ (2022-08-08). Zionists only understand language of force: Amir-Abdollahian. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 08 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said that since the 33-day war up to now, Zionists sought to change the balance of power and to cause fear, adding that Zionists only know the language of force.

International Overdose Awareness Day (2022-08-08). Wednesday 8/31: International Overdose Awareness Day 2022. indybay.org In Person (4: 30-6pm): | Aptos Village Park | 100 Aptos Creek Road, Aptos | Virtual Event (12-1: 30pm). Registration: | us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYrcu6…

____ (2022-08-08). Why the Chair of the Lancet's COVID-19 Commission Thinks the US Government Is Preventing a Real Investigation into the Pandemic. transcend.org Prof. Jeffrey Sachs says he is "pretty convinced [COVID-19] came out of US lab biotechnology" and warns that there is dangerous virus research taking place without public oversight.

WSWS (2022-08-08). CDC, Reuters suppress warnings about airborne transmission of monkeypox. wsws.org In a "fact check" article published by Reuters, the news outlet claims that social media posts exposing unexplained changes made in late May to the CDC's guidelines on monkeypox, are "missing the context" of the changes.

____ (2022-08-08). Why No One Cared That Al Qaeda Honcho Zawahiri Got Droned. transcend.org That Zawahiri's killing went so quietly suggests that the cultural and political behemoth that was the war on terror had long preceded him into the grave.

____ (2022-08-08). Arab Spring, Russian Spring, Latin American Spring? transcend.org Consciousness becomes a determining factor in history when the dominant regime (i.e. the culture of war) collapses from its own contradictions. This occurred in the 60's with the Vietnam War and in end of the 80's with the collapse of the Soviet Empire. We approach another such moment with the imminent collapse of the US Empire.

United MIne Workers of America (2022-08-08). NLRB demand for UMWA to pay Warrior Met Coal strike costs "outrageous" zcomm.org Threatens American workers' right to strike…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-08). Expert Alert: What a formula change may mean for Black patients in need of a kidney transplant. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Experts are hoping a new requirement that all U.S. transplant centers use a race-neutral formula to determine eligibility for a kidney transplant will improve African American access to lifesaving transplants. "This is an essential step toward reducing racial inequity in access to kidney transplantation," says Naim Issa, M.D., a Mayo Clinic nephrologist. "The inclusion of race in the calculation of kidney function has been linked to disparities in care for African Americans,…

WSWS (2022-08-08). Machinists' union cancels strike of Boeing defense workers at last minute, rams through sellout deal. wsws.org Given the impact a strike would have had on Washington's war plans, it is almost certain that Biden intervened behind the scenes to prevent a strike.

Anonymous103 (2022-08-08). Military Situation In Syria On (Map Update). southfront.org On, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 4 times: 1 in Lattakia province, 3 in Aleppo province; | On, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in the Ankawi area; | On, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in the Muwzara area; | On, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SDF positions in the Tal Tamar area; | On, the Turkish Army…

Staff (2022-08-08). "It Brings Hope": Colombia Inaugurates Leftist Former Guerrilla as Pres. & Afro-Colombian Woman as VP. democracynow.org President Gustavo Petro's inauguration Sunday ushers in a new political era for Colombia, with Francia Márquez Mina becoming the first Afro-Colombian woman to be sworn in as vice president. We feature part of Petro's historic inauguration speech and play part of a recent interview with Simón Mejía, a founding member of the Grammy Award-winning Colombian band Bomba Estéreo, who says the new leftist presidency "brings hope … to the underrepresented people of the periphery of Colombia." He also speaks about his time working on a new film project called "El Duende" that centers A…

Fight Back (2022-08-08). On Hiroshima anniversary, Minneapolis says no to nuclear war. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – Around 75 people rallied on to commemorate the deadly U.S. atomic bombings of Japan during World War II and to call for an end to U.S. wars and provocations that threaten nuclear war in the present. Activists lined busy Lake Street with signs and banners while chanting anti-war slogans and delivering speeches. | 77 years earlier, on, 1945, the U.S. warplane Enola Gay detonated a nuclear bomb over the Japanese city of Hiroshima. Three days later, on, U.S. forces detonated another nuclear bomb over Nagasaki. Comprising the only uses in history of nuclear weapons in an ar…

____ (2022-08-07). PLA continues joint exercises to test precision strike capabilities. ecns.cn Warplanes of the Eastern Theater Command of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) conduct operations during joint combat training exercises around the Taiwan Island,.

RiseUp4AbortionRightsBayArea (2022-08-08). Wednesday 8/10: Police Brutality Against Protesters: John Burris to Announce Case Against City of SF. indybay.org The Chase Center | 3rd St between 16th & Warriors Way…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-08). Mayo Clinic Minute: Learning the ABCDEs of melanoma. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that develops in cells that produce your skin's pigment. Regular skin checks can help you identify the warning signs and differentiate melanoma from noncancerous skin formations, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cMEGrDdVGE Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 00) is in the downloads at the end of…

____ (2022-08-08). How We Remember Hiroshima and Nuremberg Reflects Power Not Justice. transcend.org This year the remembrance of the atomic bombings of Japanese cities is especially poignant. The world, as the UN Secretary General noted, is just one miscalculation away from nuclear war. I was also reminded that was the day in 1945 that the Allied Powers had the unfathomable insensitivity to sign the London Agreement setting up the Nuremberg Tribunal to prosecute German war criminals–two days after the first atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima and one day before the second one incinerated Nagasaki. Sad to note, times have not changed.

Gerd Bedszent (2022-08-08). Total Competition or Repressive Administration of People. indybay.org An awareness of the monstrosities of our glorious capitalist society is the first prerequisite for thinking beyond that society. | One should always remind oneself: ..The regularities of capitalist society are not laws of nature, so they can be abolished in principle. With such abolition, a new society can become possible.

Ian Ellis-Jones (2022-08-08). Cuba: Fighting economic war. greenleft.org.au The intensification of the United States economic, financial and commercial blockade of Cuba, combined with the downturn in tourism as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic has caused big shortages of food, medicine, fuel and electricity, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.

Best Shots (2022-08-08). Protesters Face Off with Cops at People's Park. indybay.org Photos by @calvinstewartphoto on IG. Do not reprint without permission.

Peter Boyle (2022-08-08). Video: Anti-war activist warns AUKUS deal undermines nuclear non-proliferation. greenleft.org.au The AUKUS nuclear submarine deal undermines nuclear non-proliferation, warned anti-war activist Nick Deane at the Sydney Hiroshima Day rally on, reports Peter Boyle.

Situational Awareness (2022-08-08). People's Park: Berkeley City Council to Vote on "Tear Gas" Authorization Tonight. indybay.org A special meeting of the Berkeley City Council is scheduled for TONIGHT, Thursday @ 8: 15PM. The topic is to suspend the city's policy banning the use of chemical weapons. This proposed change of policy is in response to the People's Park protest. | Zoom link: us02web.zoom.us/j/89083608532

WSWS (2022-08-08). Trump outlines police-state plans in fascist speech to Texas CPAC conference. wsws.org The openly fascist agenda espoused by Trump, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and Steve Bannon at the three-day conference amounts to a call for civil war against their political opponents and the working class.

C.J. Hopkins (2022-08-08). The Unvaccinated Question (Revisited). dissidentvoice.org On 1 September, 1941, Chief of Reich Security Reinhard Heydrich, one of the most fanatical, mass-murdering Nazis, issued a now notorious decree ordering Jews above the age of six to wear an identifying badge in public. The Jewish Badge, a yellow Star of David with the word "Jew" inscribed inside the star, was meant to …

_____ (2022-08-08). Anti-Russian Hysteria Used By FBI To Target Black Organizers. popularresistance.org On July 29, the FBI conducted a surprise raid on the homes and offices of leaders of the African People's Socialist Party and Uhuru Solidarity Movement (APSP-Uhuru) in Florida and Missouri under the pretext that they were co-conspirators in an indictment of a Russian national, Alexander Ionov. In the raid, documents and electronic devices were stolen. The raid was coordinated with the Biden Administration. Clearing the FOG speaks with Chairman Omali Yeshitela of the APSP – Uhuru about the raid and the broader implications of it for activists in the United States. This raid is connected to the anti-Russian narrati…

Infobrics (2022-08-08). Ural Federal University to Open Russian Language Center in China. infobrics.org Ural Federal University and Qingdao Hengxing University of Science and Technology signed a contract to open a Russian Language Center in the People's Republic of China…

Infobrics (2022-08-08). Moscow deepens ties with ASEAN despite amicable relations with Myanmar and US pressure. infobrics.org Russia and Myanmar strengthen cooperation following Lavrov's visit.

____ (2022-08-08). "Russian Propaganda" Just Means Disobedience. transcend.org It is not good that propaganda is shoved into our minds manufacturing consent for dangerous escalations between the world's two greatest nuclear powers while anyone who opposes any part of it is dismissed as a Russian propagandist or a useful idiot of the Kremlin.

Anonymous103 (2022-08-08). France Expelled From Mali And Its Influence Over Africa Is Waning. southfront.org A man sits near a portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin during a demonstration in Bamako, Mali, on Feb. 19, celebrating France's announcement that it will withdraw its troops from the country. FLORENT VERGNES/AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES | France began its military operations in the Sahel in 2013 to crush a rebellion in the North of Mali, a former French colony. The rebel and terrorist groups then reorganized to attack the center of the country which initiated a full blown rebellion. After nearly a decade, the rebels were s…

Infobrics (2022-08-08). Kiev attacks nuclear power plant in false flag operation against Russia. infobrics.org Evidence shows that Kiev attacked Zaporozhye and tried to blame Russian forces.

____ (2022-08-08). Nancy Pelosi, Taiwan and the Changing World Order. transcend.org Right after US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi landed in Taipei on, I was asked by Russia Today to comment on that tension-increasing event. 15-min Video…

Brittani Banks (2022-08-08). Pacific Islanders' Food-Sharing Customs Ensure Resiliency in Face of Disaster. independentmediainstitute.org Click here for images that you may use to accompany the article (captions and credits can be found in each image's description field). Pacific Islanders are no strangers to disasters. For millennia, island peoples have coped with and adapted to disasters like tropical cyclones and tsunamis, as well as unpredictable shifts in precipitation patterns, leading …

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-08-08). Dr. Boyce Watkins: Texas Tech Paying College Players $25K Salary May Set Off Arms Race. moguldom.com A local non-profit announced it would pay Texas Tech football players an annual salary of $25,000 last week. Dr. Boyce Watkins hopes the move will make other schools follow suit and cause more competition in the market. "Texas Tech is paying new players $25k to play football at their school. Hopefully this creates an arms …

Mickey Z. (2022-08-08). Fake News + Bad Journalism = New Normal. dissidentvoice.org I've been interviewed more times than I can remember. Those experiences have sometimes left me shaking my head when I'd find factual errors in the ensuing articles and posts about myself. After all, who better than Mickey Z. to fact-check something written about Mickey Z.? Whenever I ponder these memories, I can't help but see …

Jean-Philippe Stone (2022-08-08). Chains Old And New: A Brief History of the Afro-Colombian Peoples. dissidentvoice.org June 19th signaled an unprecedented shift in Colombian politics. Gustavo Petro and his left-wing coalition, the Pacto Histórico, defeated the far-right wing multi-millionaire Rodolfo Hernández in the second round of the presidential elections. Pedro's running mate, the environmental activist and human rights lawyer Francia Márquez, is now the first Afro-Colombian woman to ever become Vice-President. …

Shawgi Tell (2022-08-08). West Virginia: New Charter Schools Slated To Degrade Education. dissidentvoice.org Five new privately-operated charter schools are expected to open in West Virginia in the coming weeks. Three will be brick-and-mortar charter schools and two will be statewide virtual charter schools. More privately-operated charter schools will be permitted to open after July 2023. As in other states and territories, privately-operated charter schools in West Virginia will …

_____ (2022-08-08). Regular Scandals with the Blue Helmets in Africa Are a Sign of their Failure. journal-neo.org Unfortunately, protests against the Blue Helmets in Africa discrediting the UN peacekeeping activities are becoming a common occurrence. Thus, during the meeting of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly, the Central African Republic once again raised the question of the efficiency of the Blue Helmets' presence in this country, pointing out the repeated …

_____ (2022-08-08). Colombia: Petro Is Now President; A Call For The Release Of Prisoners. popularresistance.org "It is said that no one really knows a nation until he has been in one of its prisons." Nelson Mandela's sentence opens a petition addressed to Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez, president and vice-president of Colombia, who officially takes office today. It is signed by the National Penitentiary Movement, accompanied by hundreds of organizations and personalities. | The document offers a summary of the structural problems afflicting a country like Colombia, where the spaces for political viability of the opposition were closed with the assassination of Liberal leader Eliécer Gaitán, on April 9, 1948, and where v…

_____ (2022-08-08). There Is More Media Talk About Using Nuclear Weapons Than Banning Them. popularresistance.org It's of critical importance—indeed, existential importance—to the world: the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. And a coalition of peace organizations in the United States is charging that media are acting like the treaty "does not exist." | The Nuclear Ban Treaty Collaborative is waging a campaign to encourage press coverage of the treaty, which, it argues, "provides the only pathway to a safe, secure future free of the nuclear threat" (Oak Ridge Environmental Peace Alliance Newsletter, 6/22). | In the words of the UN, the treaty is "a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons…

_____ (2022-08-08). West Chicago Is Cleaning Up The Last Of Its Nuclear Contamination. Residents Exposed To Radiation Say 'It's Not Over'. popularresistance.org Sandra Arzola was relaxing in her West Chicago home one weekend in 1995, when she heard a knock at the door. Recently married, she shared the gray duplex with her husband, mom and sister, and family members were constantly coming and going. But when Sandra answered the door that day, what she learned would change how she looked at her home and suburban community forever. | At the door was a woman representing Envirocon, an environmental cleanup company. There was thorium on the family's property, the woman said, and if it was OK with them, workers were coming to remove it. It was the first time Sandra had heard o…

Ann Brown (2022-08-08). Millions Of Americans Likely Paying Higher Interest Rates Because Equifax Sent Wrong Credit Scores To Lenders. moguldom.com Millions of consumers have been affected by a major blunder by consumer credit reporting agency Equifax. The firm sent lenders inaccurate credit scores of consumers for three weeks this year. And now, a class action complaint has been filed against Equifax on behalf of Nydia Jenkins and other consumers who sought loans or other financial services were …

Ann Brown (2022-08-08). 'Magnum P.I.' Star Roger E. Mosley Passes Away at 83 After Car Crash. moguldom.com Actor Roger E. Mosley was probably best known for his role as "TC" on the long-running television show "Magnum, P.I." He died on at the age of 83 due to injuries suffered in a car accident a week prior, according to his daughter. He was surrounded by family. Mosley appeared in the iconic …

Dana Sanchez (2022-08-08). Peter Schiff: Although China Didn't Shoot Down Nancy Pelosi's Plane, They May Dump U.S. Treasury Debt. moguldom.com China, which promised to punish the U.S. for allowing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to visit Taiwan, made good on those promises Friday, imposing sanctions on the California congresswoman and canceling dialogue with the U.S. on climate change and military relations. China has said it can annex Taiwan by force if it wants to and it …

Editor (2022-08-08). The Significance of the 14th BRICS Summit at This Critical Conjuncture. scheerpost.com Editor's Note: This article was distributed by a Chinese government accepted source, but we believe it is worthy of a wider audience because it provides documentation of important ongoing dialogue within top circles in China unavailable elsewhere. | By Xú Bù / On the evening of June 23, President Xi Jinping hosted the 14th meeting of BRICS leaders by video. The meeting adopted and issued the Beijing Declaration of the 14th BRI…

Fight Back (2022-08-08). Tallahassee activists and CPRB members discuss changes to board powers. fightbacknews.org Tallahassee, FL – On, the city of Tallahassee convened their monthly Citizen Police Review Board (CPRB) meeting. At this meeting, City Attorney Cassandra Jackson reviewed citizen criticism of the board and the barriers set up by pro-police legislation, like the Law Enforcement Bill of Rights and the Tallahassee city charter. Additionally, the public comment portion showed a clear demand for "Community control of the police now." One of the major breakthroughs of the meeting was the fact that the city commission has not approved the "end-of-year report" submitted in February, which included questions of e…

Fight Back (2022-08-08). UPS Teamsters kick off 2023 contract fight with national week of action. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL – On, Teamster locals across the country kicked off their 2023 contract campaign under the slogan, "UPS Teamsters United for a Strong Contract!" Members participated in rallies, parking lot meetings and t-shirt distributions throughout the week to show the company that Teamsters are ready to fight for a contract that includes part-time raises, an end to the two-tier 22.4 classification, an end to harassment, and safer working conditions. The current contract, which represents around 350,000 UPS workers, expires July 31, 2023. | marks one year until the new contract and also coincides…

Infobrics (2022-08-08). Partnering with the BRICS. infobrics.org Egypt, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia are planning to apply for membership of the BRICS group of major emerging economies, writes Aisha Ghoneimy…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-08). King's Forces Attack Communist Party of Swaziland Members as Protests Continue. libya360.wordpress.com Pavan Kulkarni A protest by the Communist Party of Swaziland "I was held face down at gunpoint with my arms and legs bound behind for half an hour, while they fired shots and chased down my comrades," CPS central committee member Vuyiswa Maseko told Peoples Dispatch. The Operation Support Service Unit (OSSU), a militarized police…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-08). US Sanctions are Blocking Life-Saving Relief to Cuba. libya360.wordpress.com Natalia Marques A firefighter near the ongoing Matanzas fire (Photo via David Ramírez àÅlvarez on Twitter) A fire in a Cuban oil storage facility has killed, injured, and displaced Cubans and exacerbated the country's energy crisis. Crucial aid efforts have been impeded by US sanctions On, a major oil storage facility was struck by…

Staff (2022-08-08). Crisis in Matanzas: Venezuelan Delegation Already in Cuba as Third Tank Explodes. orinocotribune.com Caracas, ("On the instruction of President Nicolás Maduro, a mission of specialist firefighters and technicians from PDVSA, one of the mos…

TeleSUR (2022-08-08). Chile is Committed To Supporting the Peace Process in Colombia. telesurenglish.net Chile will be a guarantor of the peace process that the government of Gustavo Petro will resume with the guerrilla of the National Liberation Army (ELN), President Gabriel Boric announced Monday in Bogota, after a meeting with the recently inaugurated president of Colombia at the Casa de Nariño. | RELATED: | "We have expressed all our willingness to continue collaborating in the terms that the Colombian government deems most useful to its cau…

TeleSUR (2022-08-08). Colombia: Spain's King Does Not Stand Before Bolivar's Sword. telesurenglish.net "As president of Colombia, I ask the Casa Militar to bring the sword of Bolívar. An order of the popular mandate and this president." This was the first order issued by Gustavo Petro, minutes after being sworn in as Colombia's president this Sunday, already with the tricolor band crossed at his chest and hundreds of euphoric citizens shouting. | RELATED: | One of the most anticipated guests at the ceremony held ou…

TeleSUR (2022-08-08). Cuba: Antonio Guiteras Thermoelectric Stops Operations. telesurenglish.net The Cuban Electric Company (UNE) informed that as a consequence of the fire in the industrial zone of Matanzas, the Antonio Guiteras Thermoelectric Power Plant (CTE) ceased operations at around 1: 00 PM on Monday. | RELATED: | A maximum deficit of 1200 MW is expected, as the Power Plant in Matanzas has left the National Electric System due to a lack of raw water to maintain operations. | Actions were taken to supply…

TeleSUR (2022-08-08). Cuba: Third Fuel Storage Tank Collapses at Matanzas Fire. telesurenglish.net On Monday morning, Cuban authorities confirmed the collapse of a third storage tank at the Supertanker Base in Matanzas. The fire in this industrial facility started on Friday and has left one dead and over a hundred people injured so far. | RELATED: | Previously, in a letter addressed to President Miguel Diaz-Canel, Chinese President Xi Jinping assured that his country is prepared to provide assistance to Cuba. He also expressed his c…

TeleSUR (2022-08-08). Cuban Soldiers and Workers Tirelessly Fight the Matanzas Fire. telesurenglish.net On Monday, Cuba's President Miguel Diaz-Canel highlighted the heroism of the helicopter pilots, firefighters and workers who are working non-stop to control the fire that broke out at the Supertanker Base in the province of Matanzas on Friday. | RELATED: | "At this time, it is admirable the performance of the Revolutionary Armed Forces' helicopter pilots, flying over the darkest and hottest area of ‚…

TeleSUR (2022-08-08). 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 (2022-08-08). Gazan Faction Reaches Egypt-Brokered Cease-fire With Israel. telesurenglish.net On Sunday evening, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) active in the Gaza Strip announced that it has reached a cease-fire agreement with Israel. | RELATED: | Israel earlier confirmed that the Egyptian-brokered cease-fire with the PIJ would take effect at 11: 30 p.m. local time, ending the deadly Israeli airstrikes and the barrage of Palestinian rockets for three days. | The cease-fire agreement includes an Egyptian foll…

TeleSUR (2022-08-08). Germany's River Shipping Is Affected by Low Water Level. telesurenglish.net In Germany, the inland river shipping industry is being affected, as the country faces a reduction in water levels resulting from the continued high temperatures, combined as well with the lack of rainfall. | RELATED: | "The water levels and discharges of the German federal waterways remain at a low level," informed Monday the Parliamentary State Secretary with the Ministry for Digital and Transport, Oliver Luksic. | "Despi…

TeleSUR (2022-08-08). Mexican Mining Union Calls to Investigate Collapsed Mine. telesurenglish.net The leader of the mining union denounced that the owners of the collapsed mines do not allow the unionization of the workers in order not to comply with the law. | An investigation was requested by the Mexican Mining Union after two days of the collapse of the mines in Sabinas..

TeleSUR (2022-08-08). President Maduro Congratulates Petro After His Swearing-In. telesurenglish.net On Sunday, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro congratulated Gustavo Petro who was sworn in as the new president of Colombia for the period 2022-2026. | RELATED: | "My congratulations to Colombia. I extend my hand to Gustavo Petro to rebuild the brotherhood on the basis of respect and love for the peoples," said the Venezuelan president. | Referring to one of the phrases of Petro's inaugural speech, in which the new C…

TeleSUR (2022-08-08). President Petro Announces Tax Reform to Achieve Social Equity. telesurenglish.net During his inaugural speech on Sunday, Colombia's President Gustavo Petro confirmed that his administration will present a tax reform to Congress to obtain resources to help the most vulnerable population. | RELATED: | "Equality is possible if we are capable of creating wealth for everyone, and if we are capable of distributing it more fairly. That is why we propose an economy based on production, work, and knowledge. An…

TeleSUR (2022-08-08). Safeguards Issue Emerges as New Challenge in Vienna Talks. telesurenglish.net As a new round of nuclear negotiations to revive the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal is ongoing in Vienna, Iran and the West are wrestling over the "safeguards issue." Under the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) safeguards agreement and the additional protocol, Iran is obligated to declare its nuclear activities and materials to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). | RELATED: | The IAEA Director Rafael Grossi has said on several occas…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-08). Science Saturday: The Living Breast Biobank. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic's Living Breast Biobank has proved invaluable in a recent breakthrough study that demonstrates a novel mechanism through which female carriers of the BRCA1 gene may be at increased risk for breast cancer. According to the study, this is because the gene contributes to poorly organized divisions of mammary progenitor cells. "For the first time, it was possible to recreate various pathogenic BRCA1 mutations in a cell line and track living cells during their division to…

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-08). Presidente de Cuba afirma que es prioritario extinguir incendio en Matanzas. telesurtv.net El incendio de un depósito de combustible en la zona industrial de la ciudad de Matanzas ha dejado un muerto y 122 heridos hasta el momento.

____ (2022-08-08). The "Circle of Peace and Tranquility": The Karamat of Sheik Sayed Abduraghman Motura (Part 1). transcend.org Humanoids Are in Regular Pursuit of Materialism at the Expense of Inner Tranquility, Peace and Excellence in Health…

Arnold Oliver (2022-08-08). Hacking the Political Lexicon: They aren't Conspiracy Theories, they're Disinformation Plots. juancole.com Tiffin, Ohio (- Special to Informed Comment) Some time ago, several millennia in fact, a wise man known as Confucius admonished the Chinese people to "call things by their proper names" in order to better perceive and grapple with reality, and to avoid disorder. It is said that he was among the first to …

____ (2022-08-08). U.S. Senate passes Democratic bill on tax policy, health care. ecns.cn U.S. Senate on Sunday approved the Democratic spending bill on tax policy, health care and climate change, which is scaled down from what President Joe Biden and many Democrats envisioned last year.

____ (2022-08-08). CIIE prep progressing smoothly. ecns.cn The preparation for the fifth edition of the China International Import Expo has been smooth and 85 percent of the exhibition area has already been booked, said Shanghai Mayor Gong Zheng on Monday.

TeleSUR- hvh (2022-08-08). Lula mantiene ventaja en sondeo de cara a elecciones en Brasil. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con la nueva encuesta telefónica de BTG/FSB, Lula cuenta con el 41 por ciento de la intención de voto.

____ (2022-08-08). From Balkh to Konya: Discovering Rumi's Spiritual Geopolitics. transcend.org 30 Jul 2022 – While the mystic poet, Sufi, theosophist and thinker Jalal al-Din Rumi is synonymous with Islamic mysticism, a deeper dig brings to light the West Asian political changes and upheavals that shaped his world and other-worldly view.

____ (2022-08-08). Leader attends mourning ceremony on Ashura night. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 08 (MNA) — Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei attended the mourning ceremony of Imam Hussein (PBUH) on Ashura night held at Imam Khomeini (RA) Husseiniyah on Sunday.

____ (2022-08-07). Political leaders, social organizations from multiple countries blast Pelosi's visit to China's Taiwan. ecns.cn Political leaders and heads of social organizations from many countries have criticized Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi's visit to China's Taiwan region.

Bevan Ramsden (2022-08-08). Help fund a newspaper ad against AUKUS. greenleft.org.au The Australian Anti-AUKUS Coalition is coordinating a nationwide media statement against AUKUS, writes Bevan Ramsden.

TeleSUR, lfl, JGN (2022-08-08). Conoce los errores más frecuentes al momento de cuidar gatos. telesurtv.net Muchos dueños de gatos ignoran cómo relacionarse con ellos y obvian detalles esenciales para el bienestar de la mascota.

Matt Kennard (2022-08-08). The Unbroken: Evo Morales. indybay.org Recent events give hope for a resurgence of the left on the continent. Morales points to recent electoral victories in Peru, Chile, Colombia, as well as Lula's soon expected return to the Brazilian presidency. "These times are coming again," he says. "We have to work to consolidate these democratic revolutions, for the benefit of humanity. I have a lot of hope."

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

Anonymous765 (2022-08-08). New Round Of Escalation Hit Gaza Strip. southfront.org |

Aidan Hill (2022-08-08). Response to Berkeleyside's People's Park Coverage. indybay.org Peoples Park community is not anti-development; we are fighting climate change and do not support the redlining of our Southside district. UC Berkeley can build on sites that are not historically significant. We are anti-fascists centering on urban ecology, consensus decision-making, and rematriation of this land back to the Ohlone people.

WSWS (2022-08-08). Oakland, California, school security guards violently suppress anti-school closure protest. wsws.org On Thursday, Oakland Unified School District security guards sent two protesters to the hospital in an attempt to shutdown the occupation of a school closed by the district.

TeleSUR, gao, SH (2022-08-08). Persisten esfuerzos para sofocar incendio en Matanzas, Cuba. telesurtv.net De acuerdo al director general de la empresa Cubapretróleo, la prioridad es evitar que el incendio se extienda a otros depósitos de combustible cercanos.

WSWS (2022-08-08). UK bus workers' determined strike at Arriva North West continues, as GMB union declares for "compromise" wsws.org While workers are determined to fight on, the GMB union has indicated it is ready to secure a sellout deal with the company. At the same time, Unite has sabotaged a growing strike wave by opposing unified, collective action.

Yes on Empty Home Tax 2022 (2022-08-08). Saturday 8/20: Empty Home Tax: November Vote Launch Party. indybay.org Shanty Shack Brewing, 138 Fern St, Santa Cruz…

____ (2022-08-08). Iran condemns desecration of Islamic sanctities in Germany. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 08 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman strongly condemned the provocative action of a small number of opponents in desecrating Holy Quran and insulting Islamic sanctities in front of Islamic Center of Hamburg in Germany.

Rachel Evans (2022-08-08). Community campaign demands government support for National Centre for Indigenous Excellence. greenleft.org.au A community campaign is calling on the state and federal governments to save the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence and its mostly Indigenous employees. Rachel Evans reports.

Staff (2022-08-08). Unión Eléctrica: Se estima una afectación máxima de 850 MW en el horario diurno. cubadebate.cu En el día de ayer se afectó el servicio por déficit de capacidad durante las 24 horas de día. La máxima afectación en la noche fue 991 MW a las 21: 00 horas. El servicio se mantuvo afectado durante toda la madrugada de hoy. Se estima una afectación máxima de 850 MW en el horario diurno. Se pronostica una afectación de 924 MW en el horario pico.

____ (2022-08-08). More than 200 relics unearthed in Hubei. ecns.cn Photo shows a bronze hook unearthed from a tomb in Xiangyang, central China's Hubei Province,. More than 200 cultural relics were discovered from ancient tombs, spanning from 25 A.D. to 907 A.D.

Staff (2022-08-08). "Horrifying": Gaza Assault Kills 44 Palestinians, 15 Children. Will Ceasefire End Bloodshed? democracynow.org The death toll from three days of an Israeli military bombardment on Gaza has reached at least 44 Palestinians, including 15 children. At least 350 Palestinians were wounded. Bombing has since stopped after Israel and the Islamic Jihad militant group agreed on Sunday to a ceasefire brokered by Egypt, and border crossings reopened on Monday to allow bare necessities in. We go to Gaza to speak with the journalist and activist Issam Adwan, who says Israel's military operation is meant to bolster the current Israeli government ahead of November elections. "They are using the Palestinian blood to promote a…

____ (2022-08-08). It is too early to talk about final text of agreement. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 08 (MNA) —A Foreign Ministry official reacted to western media claim that final text of agreement is likely to be prepared in Vienna in next few hours, saying that it is too early to talk about finalization of text of agreement.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-08). First-in-human trial shows promise for hard-to-treat ventricular tachycardia heart rhythms. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A first-in-human multicenter trial involving Mayo Clinic used a new ablation technique for patients with ventricular tachycardia, an abnormally rapid heart rhythm that is a leading cause of sudden cardiac death worldwide. The trial tested needle ablation using in-catheter, heated, saline-enhanced, radio frequency energy, also known as SERF, to substantially increase heat transfer, compared to conventional ablation methods. The new process produces deeper, controllable lesion scars at sites inside the heart muscle….

____ (2022-08-07). Downtown shooting in U.S. city Cincinnati leaves 9 injured. ecns.cn Nine people were injured after a shooting in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio early Sunday morning.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-08-08). Presidente de México supervisa rescate de mineros en Coahuila. telesurtv.net El rescate de los diez mineros que se encuentran atrapados se ha visto obstaculizado por las inundaciones en los pozos.

____ (2022-08-07). 'You are wrong', Chinese FM spokesperson posts 8 tweets in a row rebuking U.S. claims of China's 'overreaction' to Pelosi's Taiwan visit. ecns.cn Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying on Sunday posted eight tweets in a row on Twitter in a powerful rejection of U.S. claims of China "overreacting" to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's provocative trip to the island of Taiwan.

____ (2022-08-07). Insufficient domestic demand major challenge for economy. ecns.cn Less-than-stellar data in consumption, investment and market confidence show that mild recovery rather than a robust rebound is more likely in the second half.

WSWS (2022-08-08). This week in history:-14. wsws.org This column profiles important historical events which took place during this week, 25 years ago, years ago, 75 years ago and 100 years ago.

Staff (2022-08-08). México ingresará 26 000 millones dólares por turismo internacional. cubadebate.cu México calcula que este año ingresará más de 26 000 millones de dólares por turismo internacional, sin incluir el nacional, el más fuerte y gastador, indicó la secretaría del sector. Según el secretario del sector, esperan el arribo de 42 301 000 turistas internacionales, 10 425 000 más que en 2021, aunque aún 6% por debajo de 2019, el año previo a la pandemia.

WSWS (2022-08-08). Australia backs US provocations against China over Taiwan. wsws.org Australia joined with the US and Japan to issue a bellicose denunciation of China over the Taiwan crisis, which has been deliberately instigated by the Biden administration.

Staff (2022-08-08). Yemenis mark Ashura with massive rallies. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 08 (MNA) — The Yemeni media reported on Monday that massive rallies were held by the Yemenis on Ashura Day during which they also praised the resistance of the Palestinian nation.

Staff (2022-08-08). Suroccidente francés a merced de cuarta ola de calor. cubadebate.cu La cuarta ola de calor de la temporada llegó a Francia por su parte suroccidental, con temperaturas de hasta 37 grados centígrados pronosticadas y la expansión por el resto del país durante la semana. El escenario es inusual y los expertos lo atribuyen a las consecuencias del cambio climático.

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

____ (2022-08-07). China's largest maritime patrol ship completes first mission. ecns.cn China's first large-scale maritime patrol ship, Haixun 06 leaves for Pingtan after the first patrol mission in the coastal areas of east China's Fujian Province,.

Staff (2022-08-08). Viktor Orbán Has Eroded Democracy in Hungary. Now He's Being Embraced by CPAC & American Right. democracynow.org CPAC, the Conservative Political Action Conference, ended Saturday in Texas with a speech by former President Trump, after kicking off with far-right Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, who just won a fourth term in office. Political scientist Kim Lane Scheppele says American conservatives look to populist leaders turned autocrats in foreign countries like Hungary, Israel and Brazil for strategies to undermine the constitutional democratic process and consolidate power. Orbán, for example, is sharing the "playbook" for "taking over the courts, developing a compliant parliament, shutting down…

Staff (2022-08-08). Matanzas, el tanque tres y la esperanza. cubadebate.cu Pocas veces en Cuba un depósito había significado tanto en la expectación de una ciudad. Los que compartimos estas horas con los matanceros sentíamos que la salvación del tanque tres, en la zona industrial de la urbe, durante horas y horas resistiéndose al quiebre, pese a las llamaradas y el calor que lo acechaban desde el tanque dos, significarían la primera partida triunfante sobre un siniestro.

____ (2022-08-07). Nation to fuel up consumer interest in NEV purchases. ecns.cn Carmakers and battery manufacturers in China are speeding up to expand charging and battery-swapping facilities, which are expected to further fuel car buyers' interest in new energy vehicles.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-08). Chile anuncia su compromiso con el proceso de paz en Colombia. telesurtv.net El presidente de Colombia, Gustavo Petro, sostuvo este lunes la primera reunión bilateral con su homólogo de Chile, Gabriel Boric.

Labor Video Project (2022-08-08). 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…

____ (2022-08-08). Iran rev. inspires Palestinian, Yemeni youth bravery. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 08 (MNA) — While condemning Zionist regime criminal acts against Gaza residents, Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi said bravery seen today among Palestinian resistance is inspired from Islamic Revolution in Iran.

Staff (2022-08-08). México ingresará 26 mil millones dólares por turismo internacional. cubadebate.cu México calcula que este año ingresará más de 26 mil millones de dólares por turismo internacional, sin incluir el nacional, el más fuerte y gastador, indicó la secretaría del sector. La estimación de consumo turístico es de 152 mil 591 millones de dólares, lo que significa un incremento de 14,3 por ciento comparado con 2021…

Igor Derysh (2022-08-08). Michigan Probe Links Trump-Backed Attorney General Candidate to Voting Breach. truthout.org Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel requested a special prosecutor investigate her Republican opponent after a months-long investigation linked him to voting machine breaches in multiple counties. | The probe by Nessel and state police into

____ (2022-08-08). Sea Cup 2022 heralds peace, friendship among regional states. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 08 (MNA) — Head of Iranian naval delegation to "Sea Cup 2022″Competition Captain Amin Arshadi said the event heralds peace and friendship among countries in the region.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-08). Iran U20 starts 2022 AVC Cup with winning Pakistan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 08 (MNA) — Iran U20 team came back from a set down to beat Pakistan 3-1 (21-25, 25-16, 25-18, 25-21) in Pool B of the 2022 Asian Men's Volleyball Cup on Monday.

Staff (2022-08-08). VIDEO: Tuwairij mourning rally, the biggest in the world. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 08 (MNA) — Iraqis in the city of Al-Hindiya, which used to be known as Tuwairij ocated in the Karbala Governorate hold massive mourning ceremony in the world.

TeleSUR, gao, SH (2022-08-08). Presidente peruano anuncia cruzada contra fuerzas golpistas. telesurtv.net Castillo advirtió que no permitirá que se le humille más y amenazó con una cruzada nacional junto al pueblo peruano.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-08). El legado de la lucha de Emiliano Zapata en América Latina. telesurtv.net Zapata nació en Anenecuilco, en el estado de Morelos, el día 8 de agosto de 1879 y fue asesinado el 10 de abril de 1919, a la edad de 39 años.

TeleSUR (2022-08-08). US Has Failed To Contain Monkeypox: WP. telesurenglish.net The total highest-risk, vulnerable population may be even higher, estimated at up to 1.7 million by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. | People wait in line to receive the monkeypox vaccine at a vaccination site at Eugene A. Obregon Park in Los Angeles, California, the United States,.

No H8 in the Valley (2022-08-08). Phone Zap: Tell PMZ to Stop Supporting Ron Mason's White Supremacy + Anti-LGBT Hate. indybay.org Call-in campaign to demand that PMZ fire Ron Mason of the white nationalist group the Constitution Party of California and key organizer of the yearly "Straight Pride" rally in Modesto, CA alongside violent, far-Right and white supremacist groups.

Darren Saffin (2022-08-08). Help honour trailblazing feminist Zelda D'Aprano. greenleft.org.au Appallingly, women who have made history make up just 1% of all of Victoria's statues. Darren Saffin argues why it is important to support a statue of feminist unionist Zelda D'Aprano.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-08-08). Detienen a presunto asesino de periodista en Guanajuato, México. telesurtv.net El gobernador de Guanajuato indicó el viernes que el homicidio del periodista habría sido perpetrada por al menos dos personas.

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

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-08). China expresa solidaridad con Cuba por incendio y envía ayuda. telesurtv.net El presidente de China, Xi Jinping, envió este lunes un mensaje de condolencias al mandatario de Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel.

Contributing Writers (2022-08-08). Government Database Reveals 10,000% Increase in Cancer Reports Due to COVID Vaccines/ By Patrick Delaney. marktaliano.net Researcher Brian Shilhavy compared VARES reports of cancer after COVID vaccine injections over the last 20 months with the same query of all FDA-approved vaccines throughout the last 30 years. By Patrick Delaney Global Research, August 08, 2022 LifeSiteNews ..]…

Senior & Disability Action (2022-08-08). Friday 8/12: Rally and Street Party for Safe Streets Oakland. indybay.org The Northeast corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd & 55th Street, Oakland Ca…

____ (2022-08-08). Iran FM commemorates martyred diplomats in Mazar-i-Sharif. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 08 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry in a statement on Monday commemorated the 24th anniversary of martyrdom of Iranian diplomats and a journalist in a terrorist attack in Afghanistan's Mazar-i-Sharif.

Anonymous103 (2022-08-08). Pelosi Is A Beijing-Run Asset Who Enabled China's Naval Siege Of Taiwan. southfront.org Written by Yoichi Shimatsu | One of the questions related to Nancy Pelosi's long drawn-out flight from Anderson air base to Taipei's Taoyuan Airport is why didn't the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLARF) dispatch its Sukhoi-30 or its top-of-line J-series fighter-jets to intercept her USA flight SPAR19 on a Boeing C-40C for a forced landing on Hainan Island, similar to the capture of a USN Aries surveillance plane on April Fools Day 2001? Or even easier, fire a DF antiaircraft missile fr…

WSWS (2022-08-08). Columbus, Ohio public school teachers poised to strike. wsws.org Columbus are demanding better funding for support staff, art classes and decreased class sizes, as well as air conditioning to deal with sweltering heat.

____ (2022-08-08). Iran expresses sympathy with Cuba over deadly fuel depot fire. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 08 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kan'ani on Sunday expressed condolences over a recent fire at a fuel depot in Cuba.

____ (2022-08-08). Resistance's missiles forced Israeli to call for truce. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 08 (MNA) — Praising Palestinian people for their resistance, Secretary-General of Lebanon's Hezbollah Resistance Movement said that Tel Aviv asked for a ceasefire since it could no longer withstand Resistance's rockets.

____ (2022-08-07). Biden ends isolation after recovering from COVID-19 rebound case. ecns.cn U.S. President Joe Biden ended isolation on Sunday after recovering from a COVID-19 rebound case.

Staff (2022-08-08). Qué trae la prensa cubana, lunes 8 de agosto de 2022. cubadebate.cu

Refaat Alareer (2022-08-08). Without consequences, Israel will continue to murder Palestinians. zcomm.org No one ever gets used to being bombarded every year or so. The kids in particular live in constant fear. But it does become part of life…

Liberation Staff (2022-08-08). Fired Pittsburgh Starbucks workers fight back, spark strike. zcomm.org For all Starbucks efforts to impede workers rights to organize, there is no sign that the unionization wave is stopping in Pittsburgh…

____ (2022-08-08). Mourning ceremony in Imam Hossein Sq. on Ashura Day. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 08 (MNA) — Concurrent with the Day of Ashura, which marks martyrdom anniversary of Third Imam of Shia Muslims Imam Hussein (Peace Be Upon Him), people in Tehran held mourning ceremony at Imam Hossein Square on Monday.

Jake Johnson (2022-08-08). Sanders Says Senate Bill 'Nowhere Near' Enough. zcomm.org Dems, GOP Tank His Amendments…

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-08). Rusia acusa a Ucrania de poner en riesgo la seguridad de Europa. telesurtv.net Las fuerzas ucranianas fueron acusadas este lunes por el Gobierno de Rusia de bombardear la planta de energía nuclear de Zaporiyia.

TeleSUR, JL (2022-08-08). Presidente Maduro felicita a su homólogo colombiano. telesurtv.net "Mis felicitaciones a Colombia, a Gustavo Petro tiendo mi mano para reconstruir la hermandad sobre la base del respeto y amor sobre los pueblos", expresó el mandatario.

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