Daily Archives: August 11, 2022

2022-08-11: News Headlines

Infobrics (2022-08-11). Kiev and the West infuriated by Amnesty International's expose on Ukrainian military. infobrics.org Amnesty International's report on Ukraine supports claims made by other human rights groups.

Kevin Gosztola (2022-08-11). Justice Department Unlikely To Charge Trump With Violating The Espionage Act. thedissenter.org Photo from the This article was funded by paid subscribers of The Dissenter Newsletter. Become an Mary McCord, who was the chief of the United States Justice Department's national security division under President Barack Obama, said that former President Donald Trump may have violated the Espionage Act. | On the "Skullduggery" podcast from Yahoo! Ne…

Staff (2022-08-11). Venezuela to Resume Dialogue Only if Boeing 747 Is Returned From Argentina (+Alex Saab). orinocotribune.com The president of the Venezuelan Parliament says that as long as the Venezuelan jumbo jet unlawfully grounded in Argentina is not returned, there will be no dialogue with the opposition. | On Tuesday, August 9, Venezuela's national assembly president, Jorge Rodríguez, said that: "We are not going to move, neither in matters of dialogue nor negotiation, nor anything else for that matter. Very simply, just as we said with the kidnapped diplomat Alex Saab, we are going to tell them two things: you return the plane to us and we want our kidnapped brothers back." | Similarly, the also head of the official delegation fo…

____ (2022-08-11). Wang Yi warns against three dangerous movements across the Taiwan Straits. ecns.cn Noting the situation across the Taiwan Straits is still developing, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi Wednesday called for remaining vigilant and alert to the "three new dangerous movements."

____ (2022-08-11). Negative impact of forced labor in U.S. affects other countries: report. ecns.cn The appalling history and status quo of forced labor in the United States is so serious and long-standing that its spillover effect has impacted other countries, said a report released on Tuesday entitled "The United States' Practise of Forced Labor at Home and Abroad: Truth and Facts."

Infobrics (2022-08-11). US on the brink of social conflict. infobrics.org Trump supporters react to the FBI investigation with protests.

Infobrics (2022-08-11). Investment Cooperation Between Russia and BRICS. infobrics.org The rapid growth of emerging market economies, which have a significant impact on all aspects of the world, accompanies the multipolar development of contemporary international relations. Participating countries are actively interacting with each other to make the BRICS a sustainable and promising platform. One of the most important areas of strengthening ties is investment cooperation…

Infobrics (2022-08-11). India-Russia Trade Settlement: A Way Forward. infobrics.org The new arrangement, if adopted, could potentially shield bilateral trade from the restrictions imposed against Russian companies…

Staff (2022-08-11). Turkish drone attack on N Syria leaves causalities. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 11 (MNA) — Syrian news sources reported a Turkish drone attack in the northern country which lead to the killing of several people.


Staff (2022-08-11). Iran reacts to US allegations of Bolton assassination attempt. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 11 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kan'ani reacted to the new US allegations of linking an assassination attempt on John Bolton to IRGC.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-11). Russians Welcomed as Liberators in Many Eastern Ukrainian Cities Contrary to Western Media Depictions. libya360.wordpress.com Sonja Van den Ende Lysychansk in Luhansk (LPR) [Source: Photo courtesy of Sonja van den Ende] People of liberated territories likely to vote in favor of joining Russia in forthcoming referenda—just like Crimeans did in 2014 On my way from Severodonetsk to Lysychansk on the right bank of the Donetsk River in eastern Ukraine, I…

Orinoco Tribune2 (2022-08-11). Twitter Locks Account of Palestine Chronicle's Editor, Ramzy Baroud. orinocotribune.com The social media platform Twitter has blocked the account of Palestinian journalist and author, Dr. Ramzy Baroud, claiming that his posts about the Israeli war on the Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank have 'violated the rules' of the company. | —…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-11). The New York Times Exposed Kiev's Latest Lie: No Newly Exported Grain is Going to Africa. libya360.wordpress.com Andrew Korybko Observers might have thought that the Golden Billion's Ukrainian proxy would have dispatched at least a single ship to one African country in order for their patron's Mainstream Media to manipulate perceptions about this to falsely claim that Kiev is helping to counteract the consequences of the global food crisis that the US-led…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-11). Africa's Role in the New Cold War. libya360.wordpress.com Andrew Korybko The US-led Golden Billion wants to retain its neo-imperial hegemony over those African countries that it regards as being within its self-declared "sphere of influence" while the BRICS-led Global South (in this context represented by Russia) wants to help them fully complete their decolonization processes exactly as Foreign Minister Lavrov recently promised. Africa…


Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-11). Jemima Pierre: UN "Peacekeeping" in Haiti. libya360.wordpress.com Jemima Pierre speaks on Haiti for the Canadian Foreign Policy Institute's "Understanding Canadian Peacekeeping" webinar. Jemima Pierre is the Haiti/Americas Coordinator for the Black Alliance for Peace & and Associate Professor in the Departments of African American Studies & Anthropology, UCLA. Black Alliance for Peace Condemns Extension of United Nations Mandate in Haiti and Calls…

Staff (2022-08-11). VII Campeonato Nacional sub 23: La Habana y Las Tunas llegaron a cinco victorias. cubadebate.cu Los Leones de La Habana y los Leñadores de Las Tunas alcanzaron su quinta victoria este miércoles en el marco del VII Campeonato Nacional sub 23, en una jornada donde los partidos fueron muy cerrados al punto de necesitarse en cuatro de ellos entradas extras para definir al ganador. Un elevado de sacrificio del torpedero Ernesto Oses en el octavo capítulo, le dio la victoria.

_____ (2022-08-11). The Migration Crisis is Tearing Europe Apart. journal-neo.org In the past decade, Europe has faced its biggest migration crisis since World War II. It escalated significantly in the autumn of 2015, when the flow of refugees and irregular migrants from North Africa, the Middle East and South Asia into the European Union increased dramatically and the EU was unprepared to receive and distribute …

Jason Ditz (2022-08-11). EU Expects Quick Responses on the Iran Nuclear Deal. news.antiwar.com Negotiations are done, the text is as final as it is ever going to be, and the European Union seems surprisingly upbeat on the nuclear deal chances, saying they That hope comes in spite of there not being a quick anything in the years of negotiations. Both the US and Iran

____ (2022-08-11). Chinese operators invest over $59 billion in 5G construction. ecns.cn Chinese operators have invested more than 400 billion yuan (about $59 billion) in 5Gconstruction, according to the 2022 World 5G Convention held in northeast China's Harbin on Wednesday.


Modern Slavery Exists (2022-08-11). 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.

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-11). Taiwan's Opposition Kuomintang Party Sends Delegation to Mainland China. news.antiwar.com Taiwan's main opposition party Kuomintang (KMT), Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, the chair of the DPP, said the trip

Hadassah Patterson (2022-08-11). The rise of Indigenous candidates raises awareness of key issuesÔøºÔøº. nationofchange.org Indigenous values helped shape American democracy, and now they're helping increase Native representation.

_____ (2022-08-11). Hopeful Signs of Changes Occurring in World Balance of Power. journal-neo.org The recent visit to Taiwan by the United States politician Nancy Pelosi was one of the most ill-judged and provocative actions by a US politician for some considerable time. The fact that the United States President Joe Biden refused the opportunity to forbid the visit also speaks volumes about the US attitude toward Taiwan and …

_____ (2022-08-11). On Nancy Pelosi's Visit to South Korea. journal-neo.org The New Eastern Outlook has already written about the Taiwan leg of US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi's tour, but we will talk about Pelosi's reception in the Republic of Korea, where she headed straight afterwards. Coverage of the Taiwanese part of Pelosi's visit in the North and South of the Korean Peninsula Pyongyang …


Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-11). 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,…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-11). 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…

RiseUp4AbortionRightsBayArea (2022-08-11). 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 (2022-08-11). Mayo Clinic Minute: Fingernails are clues to your health. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Psoriasis can affect fingernails and toenails, causing pitting, abnormal growth and discoloration. August is Psoriasis Awareness Month. And experts at Mayo Clinic say it's important to keep an eye on your nails, as they can provide clues to your overall health. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/4UE0YtSSeUg Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 00) is in the downloads at the end of…

Gerd Bedszent (2022-08-11). 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.

International Overdose Awareness Day (2022-08-11). 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…

____ (2022-08-11). Award winning literary works to usher in NCPA Theatre Festival 2022. ecns.cn A Lifelong Journey, a drama adapted from Chinese writer Liang Xiaosheng's novel of the same title that won one of China's top literature awards, is set to be performed at China's National Center for the Performing Arts(NCPA) on Friday to usher in NCPA Theatre Festival 2022.

Golnaz Esfandiari (2022-08-11). Space Cooperation Between Russia, Iran Raises Western Concerns. juancole.com Welcome back to The Farda Briefing, an RFE/RL newsletter that tracks the key issues in Iran and explains why they matter. I'm senior correspondent Golnaz Esfandiari. Here's what I've been following and what I'm watching out for in the days ahead. The Big Issue ( RFE/RL ) Russia successfully launched an Iranian satellite into …

Staff (2022-08-11). Positive outcome possible in talks on JCPOA restoration. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 11 (MNA) — A positive outcome is possible in the negotiating process on the restoration of JCPOA regarding the Iranian nuclear program, Russian diplomat Ivan Nechayev said on Thursday.

Jessica Corbett (2022-08-11). 70% of Americans support deciding state abortion rights by ballot measure: pollÔøº. nationofchange.org After an "enormous victory" in Kansas, some progressives argue that ballot measures "are the next frontier" for protecting access to reproductive healthcare.

Michael Payne (2022-08-11). Exploring the mindsets of typical, fanatical Trump supporters: part 3. nationofchange.org This kind of subservient attitude and blind loyalty is unbelievable, beyond comprehension, it's as if these Trumpsters may have been mind-conditioned.

Front Page News (2022-08-11). Video: Trudeau Catastrophe — Hospital Emergency Departments Are Shutting Down. globalresearch.ca

Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan (2022-08-11). While Cuba Deals with Blazing Fire, the U.S. Watches and Waits. globalresearch.ca

Colin Todhunter (2022-08-11). What Was Covid Really About? Triggering A Multi-Trillion Dollar Global Debt Crisis. "Ramping up an Imperialist Strategy"? globalresearch.ca If it was indeed about public health, why close down the bulk of health services and the global economy knowing full well what the implications would be? And why mount a military-style propaganda campaign to censor world-renowned scientists and terrorise entire populations…

Anarchist Black Cross Federation (2022-08-11). Oso Blanco Statement in Support of Pushing Down the Walls. itsgoingdown.org The following statement from Indigenous political prisoner Oso Blanco addresses upcoming Running/Pushing Down the Walls events being organized by chapters of the Anarchist Black Cross (ABC) Federation. For more information on Oso Blanco, go here. For upcoming Pushing/Running Down the walls events, go here. Brother and sisters, Comrades, I thank you all very much for…


Binoy Kampmark (2022-08-11). A Looting Matter: Cambodia's Stolen Antiquities. dissidentvoice.org Cambodia has often featured in the Western imagination as a place of plunder and pilfering. Temples and artefacts of exquisite beauty have exercised the interest of adventurers and buccaneers who looted with almost kleptocratic tendency. In 1924, the French novelist and future statesman André Malraux, proved himself one of Europe's greatest adventurers in making off …

Hard Crackers (2022-08-11). We Were Keeping the Clinic Doors Open With Our Bodies: Interview with Sunny Chapman. itsgoingdown.org An interview with Sunny Chapman that originally was published on Hard Crackers, which details Chapman's history of grassroots defense of reproductive freedom. Sunny Chapman is a longtime activist and artist. In the 1980s and 1990s she participated in abortion clinic defense struggles by escorting women to clinics and videotaping the activities of anti-abortion activists. In…

Indybay (2022-08-11). Fences Torn Down at 24th and Mission BART Plaza. itsgoingdown.org Action report from San Francisco, CA, on the recent tearing down of fences around a subway station after local politicians and a business association launched a crackdown on non-permitted vendors. For more background, go here. Last night, 24th St & Mission Plaza in San Francisco was reclaimed for the people in solidarity with People's Park…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-11). Over 900,000 Brazilians Sign Letter in Defense of Democracy. libya360.wordpress.com Brasil de Fato Reading of the letter in defense of democracy at the Faculty of Law in the University of Brasília, in Brazil's capital city. Photo: Janelson Ferreira/MST The letter is being read in dozens of cities on August 11 as part of national mobilizations in defense of democracy On Thursday August 11, tens of…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-11). How the CIA Illegally Used African Americans for Experimental Drug Research. libya360.wordpress.com Kit Klarenberg By now, many will be familiar with Project MKULTRA. For decades, the CIA conducted highly unethical experiments on humans in order to perfect brainwashing, mind control and torture techniques. Perhaps the program's most notorious aspect was the administration of high doses of psychoactive drugs to targets, particularly LSD. These substances were brought to Langley's…

Aditi Ramaswami (2022-08-11). Where Did The Public Option Go? levernews.com President Joe Biden has, not once since his inauguration, mentioned the public health insurance option he and

Hersch Chaim (2022-08-11). IUOE Local 150 wins big after seven week strike. liberationnews.org After walking the picket lines for seven weeks, 300 members of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 voted unanimously to adopt their new contract.

IMEMC News (2022-08-11). Israel Decides To Demolish A Palestinian School Near Ramallah. imemc.org On Wednesday, an Israeli court decided to demolish a Palestinian school in the Ein Samia Bedouin community, east of Ramallah, in the central West Bank. In its ruling, the court informed school officials that they could either demolish the school within a certain timeframe or the "Civil Administration Office" (the administrative branch of Israel's illegal …

IMEMC News (2022-08-11). Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians In West Bank. imemc.org On Thursday, Israeli soldiers abducted sixteen Palestinians from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. The soldiers abducted Mohammad Fawwaz al-Mashayikh, Malek Jamal Allan, and Majdi Mustafa Abu Omar from their homes in the al-Jadawel area in Beit Jala, west of Bethlehem. The soldiers also abducted Majdi Abu Aker and Hamza Abdul-Aziz …

IMEMC News (2022-08-11). Palestinian Child Dies From Serious Wounds She suffered In Gaza. imemc.org On Thursday, the Palestinian Health Ministry said a child died from serious wounds she suffered during Israel's recent onslaught on the Gaza Strip. The al-Makassed Hospital in occupied Jerusalem, in the West Bank, said the child, Layan Musleh Sha'er, 10, was admitted after being transferred from Gaza, suffering a shrapnel wound to the head, causing …

IMEMC News (2022-08-11). Videos: Three Children From Gaza In Critical Condition At Al-Makassed Hospital In Jerusalem. imemc.org The three following videos were posted by the Wadi Hilweh Information Center In Silwan (Silwanic) in occupied Jerusalem. Silwanic said the three children were transferred from Gaza to the Al-Makassed Hospital in Jerusalem late Tuesday night. They were all seriously injured during the latest Israeli offensive on Gaza.

Infobrics (2022-08-11). China's second spaceplane launch solidifies its near-peer status with America. infobrics.org Moscow and Beijing cannot afford to speculate on US intentions, as the very fact US spaceplanes are operated by the military is a clear indicator that they are a threat.

Jacob Dallas-Main (2022-08-11). Justice for Brianna Grier! Georgia woman's death due to sheriff's negligence. liberationnews.org The combination of rural, poor and predominantly Black has lead to rampant abuse, harassment, and intimidation of community members from local governments and police departments…

Liberation Staff (2022-08-11). Hyundai Motor Company exposed for using child labor. liberationnews.org In Luverne, Alabama — the self-styled "Friendliest City in the South" — a Reuters report found that a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company has used child labor after the disappearance of a young migrant child from her home in Alabama.

Mason Puryear (2022-08-11). Starbucks union wave comes to Houston. liberationnews.org The Montrose Starbucks is the first store to unionize in Houston, and it has the potential to inspire other Starbucks workers in Houston to organize their own stores…

Misión Verdad (2022-08-11). Who Is Judge Federico Villena, Hijacker of Venezuela's EMTRASUR Plane in Argentina? orinocotribune.com The fate of the Venezuelan EMTRASUR Boeing 747 300-M now awaits the decision of Judge Federico Villena, who oversees jurisdiction at the Ezeiza international airport, in the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina, where the aircraft remains hijacked by the airport authorities and the Argentine judiciary. | As Judge Villena has declared, as long as the investigations and judicial process take place, the four Iranian crew members and three crew members of Venezuelan origin cannot leave Argentine soil. | The remaining 12 members of the crew were authorized to leave Argentina, but the ruling was appealed by Prosecutor C…

Natalia Marques (2022-08-11). New York City Taxi Workers are fighting for raises and job security. liberationnews.org The central demand of the drivers is raising wages to $25 per hour in take-home pay, after all expenses such as gasoline.

PCHR (2022-08-11). WAFA: "Israel approves a plan to establish a new illegal settlement in Salfit" imemc.org BETHLEHEM, Thursday, August 11, 2022 (WAFA) — Israeli authorities today approved a plan to establish a new illegal settlement on Palestinian-owned lands in the village of Deir Istiya, in the governorate of Salfit. The Applied Research Institute (ARIJ) said in a statement that the total area of the land which will be seized for the …

The Global Research Team (2022-08-11). Stay Updated with Global Events Through Global Research! globalresearch.ca Since our foundation in September 2001, Global Research has been committed to delivering unchained news and underreported, unreported and misreported facts to you, our dear readers. We have always remained true to this objective despite being on a shoestring budget …

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-11). Can massage relieve symptoms of depression, anxiety and stress? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Stress is an inevitable part of life. It is nearly impossible to remove all stress from day-to-day life. Stress is physiological and psychological responses to situations the body and mind find to be overwhelming. Even situations perceived as good, like getting married, starting a new job or becoming a parent, can produce significant stress. When people struggle to cope with stressful situations, depression and anxiety symptoms can become more noticeable. Massage therapy is one of…

Staff (2022-08-11). Al-Shabaab terrorists execute 6 in Somalia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 11 (MNA) — News sources reported that the Al-Shabaab terrorists executed 6 people in southern Somalia on charges of espionage.

Staff (2022-08-11). 42 Malian soldiers killed in suspected terrorist attacks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 11 (MNA) — Forty-two Malian soldiers have died in a sophisticated weekend attack by suspected terrorists using drones artillery, authorities said Wednesday, the latest violent incident to rock the troubled Sahel country.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-11). Consumer Health: Enjoy the summer sun safely. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org August is Summer Sun Safety Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about protecting yourself and your family from the harmful effects of ultraviolet, or UV, radiation from sunlight. Exercising and enjoying time outdoors are important for good health. Staying protected from the sun will allow you and your family to do so safely. Exposure to UV radiation from the sun damages your skin, and increases your risk of developing skin cancer, wrinkles and age spots….

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-11). Mayo Clinic Minute: Can a beverage provide a brain boost? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Have you looked at the lineup of soft drinks available at your grocery store lately? Dozens of new types of beverages claim to offer a myriad of health benefits. Some include ingredients such as nootropics and adaptogens, which claim to improve brain function.In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Brent Bauer, a Mayo Clinic internist, explains what you should know about these supplements and if they really can help boost brain power. Watch: The Mayo Clinic…

____ (2022-08-11). Ship lock of Wan'an Hub on Ganjiang River passes trial navigation. ecns.cn The double-line ship lock of Wan'an Hub on Ganjiang River passed trial test on Monday.

Staff (2022-08-11). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on August 11. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 11 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Thursday, August 11.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-11). Mayo Clinic Minute: Can your child hear the teacher? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Checking your child's hearing should be on your back-to-school list. Dr. Kelly Conroy, a Mayo Clinic audiologist, says children with an undiagnosed hearing issue can face both academic and social struggles. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/fyq4YhJ4YsE Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 00) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. You know your child can see the video board, but what if he can't hear the…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-11). Ask the Mayo Mom: Practical approaches to breastfeeding. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Breastfeeding can be challenging, but help is available for new mothers. Lactation consultants, either at the hospital or through organizations like La Leche League, can help with learning the positions that work best mom and baby, and offer tips that can help with learning this new skill of breastfeeding. While breastfeeding benefits for the baby are well-known, the mother also benefits. "It's definitely a great healthy choice for moms to breastfeed," explains Rebekah Huppert, a lactation consultant and nurse…

Berkeley Rent Board Convention (2022-08-11). 2022 Berkeley Rent Board Convention Announces Final Slate Member. indybay.org Berkeleyans select Nathan Mizell to join Negeene Mosaed, Soli Alpert, Ida Martinac, and Vanessa Danielle Marrero on the progressive, pro-tenant Rent Board slate…

____ (2022-08-11). Floor tiles with pattern of dragon discovered in Xi'an. ecns.cn Photo combined on June 5, 2019 shows eight floor tiles with inscriptions unearthed from Chamber M6 of an ancient tomb of Eastern Han Dynasty (25-220) in Xi'an, northwest China's Shaanxi Province.

Senior & Disability Action (2022-08-11). 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…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-11). 8-5-2022 Media Only News Briefing: Back-to-school: What to know about sports, immunizations, COVID-19 and more. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, pediatric infectious diseases specialist, and Dr. David Soma, pediatrician and sports medicine specialist, both with Mayo Clinic Children's Center, fielded questions from media around back-to-school topics. Topics included how to prepare for the start of school such as immunizations, the importance of sleep, COVID-19, as well as sports injury prevention, conditioning and more. Journalists who have already registered on the News Network can log into their accounts to download a recording of…

____ (2022-08-11). Spectacular water cave in NE China. ecns.cn Developed about 500,000 years ago, the cave has more than 400,000 cubic meters internal space and a total length of 5,800 meters. Comprising a dry cave and a water cave, it is the world's longest underground karst cave with water.

Save Parker School (2022-08-11). Sunday 8/14: No School Closures-Oakland Parker Town Hall Meeting. indybay.org Parker Community School | 7929 Ney Ave. | Oakland…

Lynda Carson (2022-08-11). Average Oakland one bedroom apartments skyrocket to $3,022 per month. indybay.org Rents At 312 24th Street, In Oakland, Range From A Whopping $3,620 Per Month For A Studio Apartment, To As Much As $14,910 Per Month For A Three Bedroom Apartment, In A Violent Crime Ridden Neighborhood!

Staff (2022-08-11). Iran energy min. discusses Helmand water share with Taliban. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 11 (MNA) — Iranian Minister of Energy Ali Akbar Mehrabian during a visit to Kabul held a meeting with Taliban acting energy minister to discuss Iran's water share from the Helmand River.

Our Streets (2022-08-11). Taking the Streets for Reproductive Justice in Palo Alto. indybay.org 1 minute mp4 video by Lis Cox. | Photos by Jim Colton, ProBonoPhoto.org | Please credit the creators…

Juan Cole (2022-08-11). Irony Alert: Amateurish Iranian attempt to hit John Bolton may derail Nuclear Negotiations Bolton wanted Derailed. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) An attempt to hire a hit man to kill former National Security Adviser John Bolton by an alleged member of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps was revealed by the Department of Justice at a delicate time in the negotiations to bring both the US and Iran back into compliance with …

Staff (2022-08-11). Building 3 more versions of Khayyam satellite on agenda. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 11 (MNA) — Iran intends to build three more versions of the Khayyam satellite, Iranian Government Spokesman Ali Bahadori Jahromi said on Thursday.

Staff (2022-08-11). President Raeisi arrives in Kerman province. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 11 (MNA) — Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi arrived in Kerman province on Thursday evening as his visits to different provinces of the country continues.

Staff (2022-08-11). El día que empezó a apagarse el fuego. cubadebate.cu Hace 96 horas uno de los depósitos de combustible de la base de supertanqueros de Matanzas se incendió y desde entonces todo ha sido una odisea. Desde las 6: 45 pm del viernes cinco de agosto, la ciudad no duerme y anda, con el insomnio a cuestas, de pesadilla en pesadilla. El martes, un humo blanquecino empieza a dar señales de control sobre el fuego.

Second Saturday Documentary Series (2022-08-11). Saturday 8/13: Documentary film: Gaza Still Alive. indybay.org Register for Zoom link at: bit.ly/SSDSZoom

____ (2022-08-11). U.S. must bear consequences of climate talks suspension: FM spokesperson. ecns.cn

Staff (2022-08-11). Iran Navy Cmdr., Bangladesh envoy discuss military coop. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 11 (MNA) — The Commander of the Army Navy of the Islamic Republic of Iran Rear Admiral Shahram Irani on Thursday met with Bangladesh's envoy to Tehran and discussed boosting military cooperation between the two countries,…

____ (2022-08-11). Special exhibition opens at National Museum of China in Beijing. ecns.cn "Reconstructing Elegance", a special exhibition focusing on China's achievements in cultural heritage conservation, kicked off at the National Museum of China in Beijing on Wednesday.

Staff (2022-08-11). Qué trae la prensa cubana, jueves 11 de agosto de 2022. cubadebate.cu

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-11). What parents should know about parechovirus in children, babies. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a health advisory, asking clinicians and public health departments to be on the lookout for infants with parechovirus infections. This follows reports of infections in newborns and young infants in multiple states. Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a Mayo Clinic pediatric infectious diseases expert, says while some people may just be hearing about parechovirus, they are a group of viruses that are fairly common in childhood. Watch: Dr….

____ (2022-08-11). Aerial view of Manas River Grand Canyon in China's Xinjiang. ecns.cn Located in Manas County in northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, the Manas River Grand Canyon in Manas County stretches tens of kilometers.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-11). 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…

____ (2022-08-11). Espanyol confirms departure of Chinese striker Wu Lei. ecns.cn Spanish La Liga club Espanyol confirmed on Thursday morning that Chinese international striker Wu Lei is leaving the club to return to his homeland.

Staff (2022-08-11). El tiempo: Calor, algunos chubascos y tormentas eléctricas en la mitad oriental. cubadebate.cu Desde el final de la mañana estará parcialmente nublado y se nublará durante la tarde desde Ciego de àÅvila hasta Guantánamo, con algunos chubascos y tormentas eléctricas, principalmente en localidades del interior y sur. En el resto del territorio las lluvias serán aisladas.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-11). Mayo Clinic Q and A: New variants of COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Cases of COVID-19 are once again surging in parts of the U.S., and I'm hearing about different strains, such as the BA.5 and BA2.75 omicron subvariants. What do I need to do to keep my family safe, especially as I prepare to send my kids back to school? My children and I have received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine and a booster vaccination. ANSWER: Infections in the U.S. continue to rise, as COVID-19…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-11). Monkeypox has been declared a public health emergency in the US: What's that mean? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The Biden administration has declared monkeypox a public health emergency. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there have been over 6,600 confirmed monkeypox cases in the U.S., with all but two states, Montana and Wyoming, reporting at least one. Dr. Richard Kennedy, co-director of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group, explains what the declaration means. "The declaration allows more flexibility to the United States Department of Health and Human Services and the…

Staff (2022-08-11). Taliban senior official killed in Kabul blast (+VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 11 (MNA) — News sources on Thursday reported an explosion at Sheikh Rahimullah School in Sash Darak of Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan.

South Bay Indigenous Solidarity (2022-08-11). Thursday 8/11: South Bay Indigenous Solidarity General Meeting. indybay.org Online. Zoom registration page: us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMoc-G…

Staff (2022-08-11). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on August 11. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 11 (MNA) — Mehr News agency takes a look at headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Thursday, August 11.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-11). Mayo Clinic Minute: Benefits of blueberries. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Often labeled a superfood, blueberries are bursting with vitamins and minerals ‚îÄ many of which are classified as antioxidants. Much of the power of this little berry lies in its color. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/bouLJ1JTHyE Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-11). Sunburn treatment: What works? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Great summer days are full of relaxation, fun and plenty of sunshine. Unfortunately, spending too much time in the sun can lead to a sunburn. Your skin may be inflamed, painful and feel hot to the touch. Any exposed part of the body, including your lips, earlobes and scalp, can burn. The symptoms of sunburn usually appear a few hours after sun exposure. Unfortunately, there's no fast fix to soothe a sunburn. Once you have sunburn,…

Leo Ensel, Andreas Zumach (2022-08-11). Hiroshima is everywhere. The never-ending struggle. indybay.org Times have changed considerably. In the past two decades, almost all disarmament and arms control treaties have been scrapped – exclusively on the initiative of the USA – including the most important disarmament treaty in world history, the INF Treaty signed by Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan at the end of 1987.

Staff (2022-08-11). Cuba con seis cupos en pesas para Juegos Panamericanos de Chile. cubadebate.cu Cuba dispondrá de seis pesistas, tres en cada sexo, durante los Juegos Panamericanos de Santiago 2023, informó la comisión nacional de ese deporte, a partir de la información preliminar recibida de la Federación Panamericana de Levantamiento de Pesas. Este botín emana del positivo resultado durante el certamen continental celebrado en Bogota en julio.

Staff (2022-08-11). Iran not accept any change in political geography of region. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 11 (MNA) — Iran does not accept any changes in the political geography of the region and is ready to use all its capacities to establish peace and stability in the Caucasus region and its growth and development, President Raeisi said.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-11). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Managing childhood asthma. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Asthma is a lung condition that causes swelling of the airways. It can make breathing difficult and trigger coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath. It's the most common chronic disease among children, although it affects adults, as well. More than 262 million people globally are affected by asthma, and more than 461,000 have died due to the disease, according to the World Health Organization. In childhood asthma, the lungs and airways become easily inflamed when exposed…

No H8 in the Valley (2022-08-11). 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.

Global Voices (2022-08-11). In Turkey, religious Values are used to censor online ontent. juancole.com By Arzu Geybullayeva | ( Globalvoices.org ) Turkish authorities are increasingly censoring content online that does not fit Turkey's religious values, morality, and family values in recent years. The most recent example is an investigation launched by the Istanbul Chief Public Prosecutor's Office against Spotify. The Office claims the music streaming platform, approved …

____ (2022-08-11). China targets overpriced mooncakes ahead of Mid-Autumn Festival. ecns.cn China will strengthen the monitoring of overpriced mooncakes, which are traditional delicacies and popular gifts during the Mid-Autumn Festival, to curb waste and promote the healthy development of the industry.

____ (2022-08-11). 2022 World 5G Convention kicks off in NE China. ecns.cn A visitor experiences pilot simulator at the 2022 World 5G Convention in Harbin, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Aug. 10, 2022. The 2022 World 5G Convention kicked off on Wednesday.

Oakland Privacy (2022-08-11). Thursday 8/11: Stop Shotspotter Week of Action. indybay.org All over the US…

Jake Johnson (2022-08-11). Store Walkout Over Firing of Starbucks Union Organizer Racks Up 20 Million Views on TikTok. commondreams.org "Starbucks continues its rampant firing of union leaders."

____ (2022-08-11). China continues crackdown on irregularities of off-campus training institutions. ecns.cn A three-month follow-up check for irregularities on 172,000 off-campus training institutions for students undergoing compulsory education across China was completed, the Ministry of Education (MOE) said Thursday.

Staff (2022-08-11). VIDEO: Heavy flooding in Japan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 11 (MNA) — Following heavy rains and flooding of residential areas in parts of Japan, nearly two million residents of seven prefectures of this country have been asked to leave their homes and go to safe areas.

____ (2022-08-11). Unmanned 5G sanitation robot works in Hangzhou. ecns.cn Equipped with more than 20 cameras and radar, the robot with technologies including 5G transmission, L4 level unmanned driving and visual recognition was put into operation in Hangzhou.

____ (2022-08-11). Sanya reports 480 new confirmed, 774 asymptomatic COVID-19 cases. ecns.cn The coastal city of Sanya in south China's Hainan Province reported 480 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and another 774 asymptomatic infections on Wednesday.

____ (2022-08-11). Old roof turned into shared garden in Chengdu. ecns.cn The roof of an old residential building was turned into a shared garden after renovation in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province.

____ (2022-08-11). PLA Eastern Theater Command completes joint exercises around Taiwan. ecns.cn The Eastern Theater Command of the Chinese People's Liberation Army has accomplished all tasks in the series of joint military operations carried out recently in the waters and airspace around the Taiwan Island.

Ali Abunimah (2022-08-11). US, Europe greenlight Israel's latest Gaza massacre. greenleft.org.au Western weapons, money and political support sustain and prolong Israel's settler-colonial persecution of the Palestinian people and ensure that the blood keeps flowing, writes Ali Abunimah.

Staff (2022-08-11). Turkish military force killed in N Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 11 (MNA) — The Turkish defense ministry announced that one of the country's military forces has been killed in northern Iraq.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-11). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Treatment options for migraine. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am a 30-year-old woman who has had migraines since I was a teenager. My pediatrician said it was likely hormonal, since they often occurred during my menstrual cycle. Over the years, I have tried various prescription and over-the-counter medications to treat migraines, as well as preventive therapies, but I continue to struggle. I feel as if my headache days are increasing. I often miss work and cannot participate in activities with friends…

Stop SF Brutality (2022-08-11). Federal Civil Rights Suit in Abortion Rights Protester Case. indybay.org At a press conference in front of the Chase Center in San Francisco, a suit against the city and county of San Francisco is announced. Demonstrators for abortion rights were arrested by police, and one was injected against her will with a sedative by the fire department on June 13, leading to the suit. Photos by Rachel Podlishevsky, ProBonoPhoto.org and Dan Ryan, ProBonoPhoto.org | Please credit the photographers…

Center for Biological Diversity (2022-08-11). Legal Agreements Block Drilling, Fracking Across 1 Million Acres in Central California. indybay.org BAKERSFIELD, Calif., August 1, 2022 — Community and conservation groups and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management reached an agreement today to suspend new oil and gas leasing across more than 1 million acres of public lands in California's Central Valley and Central Coast.

____ (2022-08-11). U.S. monkeypox outbreak exceeds 10,000 cases. ecns.cn Confirmed monkeypox cases in the United States have exceeded the mark of 10,000, reaching 10,392 cases Wednesday, according to the newest data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

David Giesen (2022-08-11). Monday 8/8: On line discussion of SF's housing woes. indybay.org ZOOM: | us05web.zoom.us/j/87342423861?pwd=UUtkMG…

Staff (2022-08-11). Díaz-Canel sobre el control del incendio: "Ahora lo importante es no retroceder" cubadebate.cu Como de tantas otras historias grandes, algún día habrá que contar en calma sobre estos últimos cinco días que han estremecido a Cuba desde el dolor del fuego —literal y del alma-, y también desde una voluntad que todo el tiempo se supera a sí misma.

Laura Wells (2022-08-11). U.S. out of — where you don't belong! indybay.org What do we want? Sovereignty, not oligarchy, colonialism, imperialism, nor meddling with our bodies.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-11). Science Saturday: Addressing the challenges of chimeric antigen receptor-T cell therapy. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Chimeric antigen receptor-T cell therapy (CAR-T cell therapy) — a type of immunotherapy that reprograms a patient's T cells to recognize and destroy cancer cells — has revolutionized the treatment of blood cancers. While the technique has successfully sent patients with advanced disease into remission, it is far from perfect. CAR-T cell therapy has three main problems that Mayo is seeking to address to bring the full potential of this promising treatment to patients, says Saad Kenderian,…

Staff (2022-08-11). La UNE pronostica una afectación de 1 071 MW durante el horario pico de este jueves. cubadebate.cu La Unión Eléctrica estima una afectación máxima de 950 MW en el horario diurno de este jueves, mientras para el horario pico pronostica una afectación de 1 071 MW. La empresa informa que para el horario pico se pronostica la utilización de 141 MW en motores diésel, y una disponibilidad de 1 999 MW y una demanda máxima de 3 000 MW.

Staff (2022-08-11). Fallece paciente hospitalizado tras incendio en Matanzas, informa Salud Pública. cubadebate.cu El presidente Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez encabeza este jueves la reunión de chequeo a las acciones de enfrentamiento al incendio en la Base de Supertanqueros de Matanzas. El ministro de Salud Pública informó que en la noche falleció el bombero Elier Correa, de 24 años, que se encontraba en estado crítico extremo, con quemaduras incompatibles con la vida.

Staff (2022-08-11). Iran urges Taliban to be accountable for their martyrdom. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 11 (MNA) — Iranian FM said that accountability of the caretaker government of Afghanistan for clarifying aspects of the martyrdom of Iranian diplomats and reporter in Mazar-i-Sharif about 24 years ago is Iran's serious demand.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-11). Preeclampsia linked to increased markers of brain cell damage, inflammation. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Preeclampsia is a serious complication of pregnancy characterized by high blood pressure and kidney damage. Mayo Clinic researchers found that women with a history of severe preeclampsia have more markers linked to brain cell damage and inflammation, compared to women who had uncomplicated pregnancies. The findings are being presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in San Diego. Preeclampsia affects up to 15% of women. Left untreated, preeclampsia can lead to serious,…

____ (2022-08-11). Int'l community lauds white paper on Taiwan as China reaffirms position, resolution on reunification. ecns.cn The Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council and the State Council Information Office of the People's Republic of China published on Wednesday a white paper titled "The Taiwan Question and China's Reunification in the New Era."

Staff (2022-08-11). Congresistas de Estados Unidos piden a Biden ayudar a Cuba tras incendio en Matanzas. cubadebate.cu Los congresistas Jim McGovern, Gregory Meeks y Barbara Lee instaron a Joe Biden dejar hoy a un lado la política y ayudar a Cuba tras el devastador incendio en Matanzas. Exhortaron "a suspender cualquier sanción pertinente para acelerar dicha respuesta, y para entregar el tan necesario alivio humanitario a los cientos de ciudadanos cubanos afectados por esta crisis".

____ (2022-08-11). China launches 'Tianfu Constellation' satellites for smart city construction. ecns.cn The Meishan "Tianfu Constellation" Dongpo No. 01-07 satellites, named after China's historical and cultural celebrity Su Dongpo, set off from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in Shanxi Province on Wednesday.

____ (2022-08-11). China's scientific research climbs to No 1. ecns.cn China has become the world leader in both scientific research output and "high impact" studies, surpassing the United States, a Japanese report shows.

Staff (2022-08-11). øQué palabra está escrita de forma incorrecta? Estos son los ganadores del concurso de ortografía. cubadebate.cu El pasado 19 de julio, Cubadebate de conjunto con los servicios entuMovil de la División Habana de Desoft convocaron a los usuarios de la telefonía móvil en Cuba a un concurso donde sus participantes podrían demostrar sus conocimientos sobre ortografía. Se recibieron un total de: 2820 SMS. La palabra incorrecta era "bobeda", pues se escribe bóveda.

____ (2022-08-11). U.S. in no position to lecture other countries on human rights: FM spokesperson. ecns.cn

Act of Civil Disobedience (2022-08-11). Protesters Brutalized by SF City Employees Announce Federal Civil Suit. indybay.org 1 min mp4 video by Lis Cox.

____ (2022-08-11). Alleged Taiwan secessionist accused of separatist actions. ecns.cn Yang Chih-yuen has been under surveillance at a designated residence since Aug 4 after being apprehended by the Wenzhou State Security Bureau in Wenzhou.

____ (2022-08-11). People gather outside Trump Tower in New York City. ecns.cn Members of the media and protesters gather outside the Trump Tower in New York City, U.S., August 10, 2022 after former U.S. President Donald Trump said that FBI agents raided his Mar-a-Lago Palm Beach home.

Staff (2022-08-11). Biden olvida haberle dado la mano a un senador durante un acto en la Casa Blanca. cubadebate.cu Por un olvido, la salud del presidente de Estados Unidos, Joe Biden, fue cuestionada nuevamente. En reiteradas oportunidades, el mandatario fue señalado por los equívocos que protagoniza frente a las cámaras de televisión. En esta oportunidad, esperó un apretón de manos que ya había recibido.

David Canepa (2022-08-11). Sutter Health CAN reopen the Mickelson Therapy Pool. indybay.org Background: Sutter Health has the means to reopen the Mickelson Therapy pool but doesn't want to because it can make more money by closing it and offering more profitable services in its place. Meanwhile disabled people of all ages and seniors are left without a single accessible facility on the San Francisco Peninsula. The pool has been closed for over two years.

Contributing Writers (2022-08-10). Ukraine Attacks Nuke Plant, Won't Give IAEA Access/ By George Eliason. marktaliano.net READ MORE:

Eva Bartlett (2022-08-10). What I've seen of Ukraine's war crimes against civilians in the Donbass over the past few months. ingaza.wordpress.com I haven't "blogged" consistently for many years, since my Gaza days really, and use this site as a place to re-post my writings and interviews, generally. Today, because I'm strapped for time, still in the Donetsk People's Republic, I'm doing a short blog post, to share this: If you're not on Twitter, the thread is…

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-10). US Warns Africa Against Buying Anything From Russia Besides Grain and Fertilizer. news.antiwar.com The US ambassador to the UN, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Thomas-Greenfield said during a visit to Uganda that countries could buy "Russian agricultural products, including fertilizer and wheat" but added that "if a country decides to engage with Russia, where there are sanctions, then they are breaking those sanctions." | "We caution countries not to break those sanctions because then … they stand the chance of having actions taken agai…

Rachel Hu, Chris Garaffa (2022-08-10). CovertAction Bulletin — Don't Let FBI's Trump Raid Fool You: They're Still Enemies of the People. covertactionmagazine.com On Monday, the FBI raided Donald Trump's Mar-A-Lago, Florida home, searching for documents that may have been classified and should not have left the White House. The right wing immediately jumped to condemning the raid, with far-right Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene posting "Defund the FBI," while liberals hailed the bureau as defenders of democracy and justice. | We discuss how the right is being disingenuous and the left ahistorical in their assessments of the Bureau, and what the raid means especially in the context of an expected 2024 run by Trump, and how the continuing January 6 hearings could be impa…

Fight Back (2022-08-10). New York City protests for Gaza. fightbacknews.org New York, NY – Over 300 people gathered in front of the Friends of the IDF building on Monday, August 8 in response to the Israeli attack on Gaza over the weekend. That attack resulted in over 300 injured and at least 43 deaths, at least 15 of whom were children. | Organizers led the crowd with chants and speeches demanding freedom for Palestine. Zionists attempted to counter protest but were greatly outnumbered and outshined. by the supporters of Palestine. | The rally then turned into a march, heading into Grand Central Station and through the streets of New York. | The action was organized by Within Our Lifeti…

Editor (2022-08-10). CBS Removes Documentary on Ukraine Military Aid After Pressure From Ukrainian Government. scheerpost.com President.gov.ua, CC BY 4.0 By Dave DeCamp / CBS News retracted a documentary it briefly released on Sunday after pressure from the Ukrainian government. The original documentary (watch it

Infobrics (2022-08-10). BRICS in the New World Energy Order: Hedging in Oil Geopolitics. infobrics.org The BRICS have been catapulted into a position of being the only constellation of forces that challenges the global economic dominance of the G7 developed countries bloc…

Orinoco Tribune2 (2022-08-10). Iran Censures 'World's Regrettable Silence' on Israeli Assault on Gaza. orinocotribune.com Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman has sharply criticized the latest Israeli regime's deadly airstrikes in Gaza, saying the international community's inaction and silence about the illegal entity's crimes against the Palestinians is "regrettable". | Nasser Kan'ani made the remarks in a post on his Twitter account on Sunday as Israeli jets continue to shell the coastal enclave for the third day, leaving 34 dead and more than 200 wounded. | Attaching to his tweet several photos of the victims of the latest Israeli aggression against the Palestinians he wrote that "These are examples of the Zionist apartheid regi…

Jessica Buxbaum (2022-08-10). "Under a Virtual Siege" Activists Demand PayPal Offer its Services to Palestinians. mintpressnews.com "You've got this two-pronged effort to both isolate the Palestinians and to normalize and weave the settlers into the international communities, a community of nations. And the problem is that organizations or companies like PayPal, … unwittingly, are absolutely party to that." — Lara Friedman…

Lowkey (2022-08-10). Intelligence Services Interference in British Democracy, with Kit Klarenberg. mintpressnews.com The MintPress podcast, "The Watchdog," hosted by British-Iraqi hip hop artist The well propagated myth is that Britain functions democratically. This, of course, flies in the face of a system where a mon…

Anonymous811 (2022-08-10). Chinese Exercises Around Taiwan Continue. southfront.org J15 fighter | On August 7, the eastern zone of the PLA Combat Command reported that exercises around Taiwan are proceeding as normal. China is using a wide variety of weapons in the exercise launched in response to the recent visit by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. | The exercise began as early as August 4 after the U.S. official left Taiwan. They are held on land, in the air and at sea. About 10 Chinese and Taiwanese warships passed in close proximity to each other in the Taiwan Strait, with several…

Staff (2022-08-10). ALBA-TCP Condemns US Attempt to Seize Venezuelan Jumbo Jet in Argentina. orinocotribune.com Monday, August 8, the Bolivarian Alliance for the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America—Peoples' Trade Treaty (ALBA—TCP) condemned the United States intention to hijack the plane belonging to EMTRASUR, a subsidiary of the Venezuelan airline Conviasa, held in Argentina since June 6 under false allegations. | Through a statement, ALBA-TCP described as "illegitimate and illegal" the request of the United States Department of Justice to seize the aircraft. | "The illegitimate and illegal seizure order of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia is a consequence of the uni…

Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan, Medea Benjamin (2022-08-10). While Cuba Deals with Blazing Fire, the U.S. Heartlessly Watches and Waits. commondreams.org The Biden administration is watching a potential ecological disaster 90 miles from the U.S. coastline without offering meaningful assistance to contain it.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-10). China Gives America a Taste of its Own Geopolitics. libya360.wordpress.com Brian Berletic Under the US' own one China policy, Washington recognizes there is only one China, that Taiwan is a part of China, and that there is only one government of China, the People's Republic of China (PRC) in Beijing. Despite this, the US undermines Chinese sovereignty over Taiwan by treating the island as a…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-10). US Threatens Ethiopia and Eritrea with "Genocide Designation" libya360.wordpress.com Ann Garrison Eugene Puryear, author Ann Garrison, Rania Khalek, Simon Tesfamariam at Eritrea Festival in Dallas (Photo: Twitter @SebleTsehaye) I had the honor of being invited to address the annual Eritrean Festival, which was held in Dallas this year during the first week of August. These are my remarks. Greetings. Thank you for inviting me…

Staff (2022-08-10). Intelectuales, políticos, artistas y otras personalidades piden a Biden el fin de las sanciones contra Cuba. cubadebate.cu Roger Waters, Cornel West, Judith Butler, Noam Chomsky, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Jeremy Corbyn, Rev. Liz Theoharis, Seun Kuti, Vijay Prashad, entre otras personalidades, pidieron el fin de las sanciones a Cuba en una carta abierta dirigida al presidente estadounidense Joe Biden, fechada el martes 9 de agosto, publicada en letcubalive.info/.

Sara Flounders (2022-08-10). America's Media Focusses on Nancy Pelosi, Omits Coverage of U.S. Military Threats Directed against China. globalresearch.ca

Ramzy Baroud (2022-08-10). Without Palestine, There is No Arab Unity: Why Normalization with Israel Will Fail. mintpressnews.com American politicians, who are constantly angling for quick political victories on behalf of Israel in the Middle East, do not understand or simply do not care that marginalizing Palestine and incorporating Israel into the Arab body politic is not simply unethical but also a major destabilizing factor in an already unstable region.

Andrew Korybko (2022-08-10). Will New Zealand be the Next Member of AUKUS? Towards the Formation of An "Asia-Pacific NATO"? globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-10). Russia's Latest Military Aid to Mali Confirms its Regional Anti-Terrorist Commitment. libya360.wordpress.com Andrew Korybko Instead of fleeing in the face of foreign-backed Al Qaeda-connected terrorists recently declaring war on it in Mali, Russia proved that it's ready to double down by doing its utmost to ensure that its regional ally can wipe out these destabilizing forces once and for all after France failed to do so despite…

Andrew Korybko (2022-08-10). Zelensky's Proposal to Ban Russians From Visiting the West. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous103 (2022-08-10). Military Situation In Ukraine On August 10, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the AFU 54th Mechanised Brigade near Krasnogorovka with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU 93rd Mechanized Brigade near Kharkov with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU 56th Motorized Infantry Brigade near Peski with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU 46th Airmobile Brigade near Andreyevka with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Fedorovka with high-precision missiles; | Russia str…

Marc Vandepitte (2022-08-10). War in Ukraine: Who are the Winners and Losers? globalresearch.ca

Jack Bingham (2022-08-10). Army General Declines to Answer Whether Canada Has Boots-on-the-ground Troops in Ukraine. globalresearch.ca

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-08-10). High-Level Ukrainian Intelligence Official Admits U.S. Deeply Involved in Ukraine Conflict. globalresearch.ca

Thalif Deen (2022-08-10). US Providing Hefty $8.2 Billion to Ukraine to Battle Russia. globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-10). Ukraine and its Western Backers Should Be Held Accountable for the 'Suicidal' Attack on Europe's Largest Nuclear Powerplant. libya360.wordpress.com Scott Ritter The US secretary of state hoped to make Russia look like a 'nuclear terrorist'. Instead, he implicated himself Even as UN Secretary-General António Guterres addressed survivors of the World War Two US atomic bomb attack on Hiroshima, halfway around the world, the armed forces of Ukraine seemed hellbent on unleashing a modern-day nuclear holocaust on Europe…

Anonymous765 (2022-08-10). U.S. To Pay More For Ukrainian Victories. southfront.org |

Anonymous811 (2022-08-10). Pentagon Acknowledged Supply Of AGM-88 HARM Missiles To Ukraine. southfront.org AGM-88 HARM | On August 7, the Russian military found wreckage of a new type of AGM-88 HARM anti-radar missile in Ukraine, which had not previously been used in combat operations. The missiles belonged to NATO, but the United States initially refused to acknowledge its involvement in supplying the missiles. | On July 28, Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov said that the missiles would be supplied from Europe, but no confirmation were provided. The AGM-88 HARM (High-speed Anti-Radar Missile) is desig…

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-10). Ukrainian Officials Make Conflicting Claims About Blast at Russian Air Base in Crimea. news.antiwar.com Ukrainian officials have made conflicting claims about a series of blasts at a Russian air base in Crimea that, according to Crimean authorities, killed one person and injured 14 more. Russia has downplayed the incident, saying it was caused by an accidental ammunition explosion, and is investigating the cause. On Tuesday, Mykhailo Podolyak, an advisor …

Staff (2022-08-10). Russians begun training on Iranian drones, US claims. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — The US says Russian officials have begun training on drones in Iran over the last several weeks, the latest sign that Russia intends to purchase the systems as the war in Ukraine continues.

Anand Naidoo (2022-08-10). The Heat: Ukraine Under Attack. america.cgtn.com The fighting in Ukraine, now in its seventh month, could be about to escalate with talk of a Ukrainian counteroffensive. And, there is also grave concern over risks to Europe's largest nuclear plant in southern Ukraine. The site is occupied by Russian forces and …

____ (2022-08-09). Indonesia opts for wheat alternative to address food security. ecns.cn Indonesia is preparing for alternatives to replace wheat whose supply chain has been disrupted by conflicts in Ukraine, the Agriculture Ministry said on Tuesday.

Staff (2022-08-10). Russia sets new forces formation to support Ukraine operation. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — The British Defence Ministry announced on Tuesday that Russia establishes new ground forces formation to support Ukraine operation.

Anonymous669 (2022-08-10). In Video: Russian Loitering Munition Takes Out Norwegian M109 Howitzer In Ukraine. southfront.org MOSCOW REGION, RUSSIA JUNE 25, 2019: A ZALA Lancet-3 attack drone developed by Kalashnikov Concern on display at the Army 2019 International Military Technical Forum at Patriot Park. Marina Lystseva/TASS | The Russian military has destroyed one of the M109A3GN 155 mm self-propelled howitzers which were recently supplied by Norway to Kiev forces near the front in Mykolaiv with a Lancet loitering munition. | On August 9, Russian sources shared footage of the strike which took place somewhere on Mykolaiv front.

George Szamuely (2022-08-10). NATO Learns Nothing and Forgets Nothing. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2022-08-10). The Provocations Behind The 'Unprovoked' War. popularresistance.org Back in 1949, the United States, Canada and 10 Western European countries formed a military alliance called the North Atlantic Treaty organization, or NATO. Washington had decided that the Soviet Union, its wartime ally — the one that had broken the back of the Nazi war machine — now was its peacetime enemy. | By 1990, the Soviet Union and most of its socialist allies were collapsing, the result of internal contradictions and outside pressures. The U.S. was promoting the reunification of Germany — a move opposed by Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, who still remembered how his country had lost 20…

_____ (2022-08-10). UN Security Council Holds Emergency Meeting On Gaza Amid Fragile Truce. popularresistance.org On Monday, August 8, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) held an emergency meeting on the situation in Gaza amid uncertainty around the fate of the truce reached the previous day after three days of Israeli aggression. | Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Tor Wennesland reported during the meeting that in three days, Israel had carried out 147 airstrikes which killed 46 Palestinians, including 16 children, and injured 360 more. In retaliation, Palestinian groups fired over 1,100 rockets, in which a total of 70 Israelis were lightly injured. | Wennesland also noted that increased border c…

Editor (2022-08-10). 'A Vehement Backlash': North Carolina Senators Blasted by Constituents for Opposing $35 Insulin Cap. scheerpost.com By Alex Henderson / AlterNet On Sunday, August 7, the U.S. Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, a $7 billion package addressing energy, climate change, health care and taxes. The bill passed 51- via the process known as budget reconciliation, allowing the Senate's narrow Democratic majority to bypass the 60-vote rule of the filibuster. …

IMEMC News (2022-08-10). Israeli Army Demolishes Residential Sheds In Jericho. imemc.org On Wednesday, Israeli soldiers demolished a residential shed and handed orders targeting a barn and four sheds near Jericho in the northeastern West Bank. Hasan Mleihat, the coordinator of the Al-Baidar Organization for Defending Bedouin Rights, said several army vehicles invaded Arab az-Zawahra Bedouin village near al-'Auja village, north of Jericho after surrounding it. He …

Manlio Dinucci (2022-08-10). Il Comitato No Guerra No NATO (CNGNN) Si Batte Per Un'italia Sovrana, Neutrale, Bfuori Da Ogni Sistema Di Guerra E Per Un Mondo Multipolare. globalresearch.ca

Michael Nevradakis (2022-08-10). WHO Renews Push for Global Pandemic Treaty, as World Bank Creates $1 Billion Fund for Vaccine Passports. globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-08-09). Over 1 mln tonnes of goods transported on China-Laos Railway. ecns.cn The total volume of imported and exported goods transported via the China-Laos Railway has reached 1.02 million tonnes since the railway's opening eight months ago, with total worth of about 9.14 billion yuan (about 1.35 billion U.S. dollars).

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-10). Pelosi Says Taiwan Trip 'Worth It' Despite Unprecedented Chinese Drills. news.antiwar.com House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) Leading up to her trip, China made clear that it would respond militarily, and the Biden administration warned it could spark a major crisis across the Taiwan Strait. "I think it was worth it," Pelosi said in her first interview since returning from Asia. | Pelosi pointed out that she received "overwhelmi…

Jason Ditz (2022-08-10). At Least 35 Killed as Government, Separatists Clash in South Yemen. news.antiwar.com In South Yemen's Shabwa Province, a tenuous ceasefire between pro-Saudi forces and the separatists is built around mutual attempts to resist the Houthis, who have been trying to get into the area to contest oilfields. | The ceasefire may be coming to an end, however, with intense fighting between the government forces and separatists, that started Sunday and continued into Wednesday, Tensions in the south center on Saudi-backed gov…

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-10). US Launches Airstrikes in Somalia, Says Four al-Shabaab Fighters Dead. news.antiwar.com The US launched airstrikes in Somalia on Tuesday against al-Shabaab, US Africa Command (AFRICOM) said on Wednesday. | AFRICOM said in a But the Pentagon is notorious for undercounting civilian casualties,…

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-10). China Emphasizes Desire for 'Peaceful Reunification' With Taiwan in New White Paper. news.antiwar.com For the first time in over two decades, The document emphasizes that China's goal is for "peaceful reunification" but also makes clear that it won't rule out military force if foreign intervention and "separatist forces" go too far. | "We will work with the greatest sincerity and exert our utmost efforts to achieve peaceful reunification,"

Dana Sanchez (2022-08-10). Fact Check: 36% Of Americans Earning $2 K Or More Live Paycheck To Paycheck. moguldom.com With inflation driving up the cost of almost everything, workers in all income levels — including those who make more than $2 ,000 a year — report they are living paycheck to paycheck and devoting almost all their salaries to expenses with little or nothing left at the end of the month. Paycheck to paycheck generally …

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-08-10). Gas Prices Are Falling Fast: The Science of the Fall and What To Expect. moguldom.com Gas prices are falling across the country, giving Americans a tiny bit of relief as the nation manages a technical recession. In Maine, prices fell for the eighth consecutive week to an average of $4.46 per gallon, according to WGME 13. In Los Angeles, drivers saw the lowest gas prices at the pump since Mar. 7, when the state's …

Joseph Stiglitz (2022-08-10). Far From Perfect, But the Inflation Reduction Act Is a Major Step in the Right Direction. commondreams.org This legislation is not as good as the original Build Back Better bill, but it is certainly progress.

Paul N. Van de Water (2022-08-10). Inflation Reduction Act Will Not Cut Benefits—It Will Reduce Medicare Drug Costs. commondreams.org By reducing the price of drugs, Medicare will be able to both spend less and provide better benefits to seniors and people with disabilities.

Ed Rampell (2022-08-10). There Must be Consequences for Israel's War of Aggression in Gaza: Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East (CJPME). globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-10). Global Solidarity of the Oppressed is the Kryptonite of Zionism and Imperialism. libya360.wordpress.com Mark P. Fancher May Day 1980: Grenada's Prime Minister Maurice Bishop, center, is flanked by Cuba's leader Fidel Castro, right, and Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega in Havana, Cuba. (Photo AP) Zionist efforts to influence U.S. elections are not surprising, nor is their concern solely about policy towards Israel. The broader goal is to kill solidarity…

Ann Brown (2022-08-10). 'Lock And Load': Many Americans Expect Hardcore MAGA Violence After FBI Mar-a-Lago Raid. moguldom.com On Aug. 8, the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided the Mar-a-Lago estate of former President Donald Trump. They had a search warrant to look for White House documents that may have been stashed illegally at the Florida property. The raid not only drew the outrage of Trump but from his MAGA supporters as well. There …

Infobrics (2022-08-10). Western sanctions undermine New START nuclear arms control treaty. infobrics.org The political West kept ignoring repeated warnings by the Russian leadership for months.

Staff (2022-08-10). Gov. seeks to end shortcomings in aerospace field: Raeisi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — President Ebrahim Raeisi described aerospace knowledge and technology as a driving force for the country's development in various fields and his government seeks to overcome backwardness in this field.

Best Shots (2022-08-10). Protesters Face Off with Cops at People's Park. indybay.org Photos by @calvinstewartphoto on IG. Do not reprint without permission.

Anonymous103 (2022-08-10). Military Situation In Syria On August 10, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On August 10, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 8 times: 1 in Lattakia province, 4 in Aleppo province, 1 in Hama province, 1 in Idlib province; | On August 10, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SDF positions near Ain Issa; | On August 10, SAA artillery shelled positions of armed groups near the town of Tafas; | On August 10, clashes between SAA and Turkish-backed forces were reported in T…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-10). Military Situation In Iraq On August 10, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On August 10, Muqtada Al-Sadr called on the Supreme Judicial Council of Iraq to dissolve parliament within a week; | On August 9, Iraqi warplanes struck ISIS hideout near Tikrit; | On August 9, clashes between Iraqi forces and ISIS were reported near Muqdadiyah; | Nouri al-Maliki, the former Iraqi PM and leader of the State of Law rejected any decisions to dissolve the parliament and hold early elections.

Anonymous669 (2022-08-10). New Turkish Drone Strike On Northeastern Syria Leaves Three Dead. southfront.org Click to see full-size image. Source: the Hawar News Agency. | On August 10, a Turkish combat drone targeted a vehicle near the village of Mala Sbat to the west of the town of al-Qamishli in the northern countryside of Syria's al-Hasakah. | The drone strike completely destroyed the vehicle, killing three people who were aboard. The victims may have been members of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) or its civil administration. | It's worth noting that the Syrian Arab Army maintains a pos…

Staff (2022-08-10). China warns it will not tolerate Taiwan 'separatists' Read mo. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — China on Wednesday vowed zero tolerance for "separatist activities" in Taiwan and reaffirmed that it would take the self-ruled island by force if necessary.

Anonymous669 (2022-08-10). Russian Warplanes Rain Hell On ISIS Hideouts In Raqqa After Attack On Syria Army. southfront.org Russian Su-25 attack aircraft take off from the Khmeimim airbase in Syria © Dmitriy Vinogradov / Sputnik | On August 10, warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) carried out a series of airstrikes on hideout of ISIS cells in Syria's central region. | According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, more than 13 airstrikes targeted caves in the outskirts of the town of Resafa in the southern Raqqa countryside, where ISIS terrorists have been taking shelter. The London-based monitoring group didn't rep…

Nitza Soledad Perez (2022-08-10). FBI raids former President Donald Trump's home in Florida. america.cgtn.com New details are emerging one day after federal agents issued a search warrant at the Florida home of former U.S. President Trump. It's part of an investigation into the handling of potentially classified material.

_____ (2022-08-10). Where is the Deterioration of Relations between China and Japan Leading? journal-neo.org In recent years, Japanese attitudes towards China have deteriorated amidst Tokyo's policies, and the deterioration is directly related to China's growing influence in the world. As a result, today, according to a public opinion poll, 86% of Japanese already have a generally poor view of their great neighbor. There are several reasons for the dislike …

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-10). UK FM summons Chinese envoy over Taiwan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has summoned the Chinese Ambassador to the UK Zheng Zeguang over Beijing's behavior towards Taiwan.

Ann Brown (2022-08-10). Brittney Griner Case Highlights America's Marijuana Contradictions, Harsh Sentencing Against Black America. moguldom.com WNBA star Brittney Griner was arrested in Russia for possessing having vape cartridges containing hashish oil, which is illegal in the country. She was sentenced to nine years in a Russian jail for drug-smuggling. Some say a marijuana conviction wouldn't have been much different in the U.S. for Black women. In some case, it could …

____ (2022-08-10). NE China ports handle over 3,100 China-Europe freight train trips. ecns.cn Northeast China's ports of Manzhouli and Suifenhe on the China-Russia border have seen over 3,100 China-Europe freight train trips in the first seven months of this year.

Staff (2022-08-10). Belarus air defense troops to hold drills inside Russia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — The Belarusian Air Force and Air Defense troops will conduct drills on the republic's territory and at the Russian Aerospace Forces' 185th combat training center in August, the Defense Ministry of Belarus reported on Tuesday.

Abayomi Azikiwe (2022-08-10). Mass Demonstrations for Democracy: Sudan's Coalition to End Military Rule, Demanding the Immediate Establishment of a Civilian Government. globalresearch.ca

Connor Echols (2022-08-10). "Targeted Killing" Ordered by the President of the United States: What Ever Happened to the 'Rules-based International Order?'. globalresearch.ca

Al-Jazeera (2022-08-10). Thenewsauthor">S and Faces of the 16 Children Killed in Gaza. globalresearch.ca

Rachel Militello (2022-08-10). Moderna Clinical Trials Terribly Flawed — and FDA Knew It, Former Pharma Executive Tells RFK, Jr. globalresearch.ca

Oliver Parken (2022-08-10). 20 Percent of the USAF's B-2 Force Is Deployed 'Down Under'. globalresearch.ca

Prof. Maria Ryan (2022-08-10). Taiwan Dominates the World's Supply of Computer Chips — No Wonder the US Is Worried. globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-10). Sudanese Communist Party Forms a New Alliance Committed to Ending Military Rule. libya360.wordpress.com Abayomi Azikiwe Sudanese Communist Party Leader Mohamed Mokhtar Al Khatib Forms New Alliance After withdrawing from the Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC), the SCP has continued to call for democratic civilian rule Since December of 2018, the Republic of Sudan has undergone general strikes, mass demonstrations, the forced removal of longtime former President Omar…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-10). Manufacturing Consent: How the United States Has Penetrated South African Media. libya360.wordpress.com Ajit Singh, Roscoe Palm In recent weeks, South African public discourse has been focused on concerns about alleged Chinese influence in the country's media landscape. However, these conversations have tended to overlook the already existing spheres of influence within South African media. Politically motivated sponsorship of prominent South African media outlets by the United States dates…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-10). Xenophobia Escalates in South Africa. libya360.wordpress.com Richard Pithouse Members and supporters of a coalition of organizations under the banner of Kopanang Africa march against xenophobia in Johannesburg in March 2022. Photo: Gopolang Ledwaba With no national force with the vision and power to offer an emancipatory alternative to politics that turns neighbors against each other, the country is on a knife…

_____ (2022-08-10). In Wait for the Seventh Nuclear Test of the DPRK. journal-neo.org The speech of Kim Jong-un, which we reviewed earlier on July 27, 2022, was perceived as a sign that this time the DPRK will definitely conduct the seventh nuclear test in the very near future, and North Korean experts are waiting for a corresponding decision by Kim Jong-un. It seems that "experts" and specialists on …

_____ (2022-08-10). America, Land Of The Dying? popularresistance.org With its economic and military might, America is hard to beat on technological wonders, space exploration, and top-notch universities. But when it comes to health, a fundamental prerequisite to a fulfilling life, the US isn't delivering and hasn't been for a long time. Researchers now find that the big picture of health failings is even graver than we already knew. | Piles of studies have called attention to the fact that in the country ranking number one in healthcare spending per capita, people are living shorter lives, feeling more depressed, and are more likely to skip treatment due to cost than in many devel…

_____ (2022-08-10). Beneath The Concrete, The Forest. popularresistance.org In Atlanta, Georgia, the city government intends to destroy large swaths of what remains of the South River Forest—also known by the Muskogee name for the river, Weelaunee. In place of one stretch of woods, they aim to build a police training compound; they have sold the neighboring part to Blackhall Studios executive Ryan Millsap, who intends to build a giant soundstage. Yet for more than a year now, activists have protected the forest against their plans. In a previous article, we chronicled how this campaign got started and the strategies that have driven it; in the following collection of narratives, pa…

_____ (2022-08-10). Black Angelenos Face 'Whiplash After Whiplash' Of Losing Safe Housing. popularresistance.org This morning, the Los Angeles City Council got an earful from protestors opposing an expansion of LA Municipal Code ordinance 41.18, the city's controversial "anti-camping" law that has been maligned by activists for unfairly targeting unhoused people. The law will now include a ban on sitting, laying, or sleeping within 500 feet of schools or daycares. | The council voted 11-3 to approve the expansion after a raucous meeting, which was temporarily put into recess when a member of the public climbed over the podium and was handcuffed. | Reporter Adam Mahoney spoke to unhoused residents about what they thought of…

_____ (2022-08-10). Black Women Will Face The Brunt Of Abortion Bans. popularresistance.org On July 29, Louisiana reinstated a controversial abortion ban, which led to the immediate cancellation of procedures in the state. Following the Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade in late June, a number of states across the country have moved to outlaw abortion, and in Louisiana, women in poverty will bear the worst burdens of the newly reinstated ban. These women are the true experts regarding the fatal risks of taking away reproductive freedom in the state‚Äâ—‚Äânot anti-abortion politicians. | The politicians gutting abortion rights likely don't understand the pa…

_____ (2022-08-10). Immigrant Detainees Strike Over $1 A Day Pay, Working Conditions. popularresistance.org At two federal detention centers in California, more than 50 immigrant workers are on strike over unsafe working conditions and low wages. | "We are being exploited for our labor and are being paid $1 per day to clean the dormitories," said strikers at a central California detention center in a June statement received by public radio station KQED. | Detained workers, known as "housing porters," participate in a supposedly volunteer working program while locked up. They use their earnings to pay for the exorbitant cost of phone calls and commissary items like dental floss and tortillas. | "They are compelled to do…

_____ (2022-08-10). NPR Distorts History Of US Invasion Of Afghanistan. popularresistance.org In the first part of a series of reports on Afghanistan, NPR host Steve Inskeep (Morning Edition, 8/5/22) interviewed current Afghan Defense Minister Mohammad Yaqoob Mujahid. In introducing Yaqoob on air, Inskeep referenced Yaqoob's father, the former head of the Taliban, Mullah Muhammad Omar: "He was the leader who refused to turn over Osama bin Laden in 2001, a refusal that led to the US attack." | In the online version of the article, NPR wrote: "Omar also sheltered Osama bin Laden, and refused to turn over the Al Qaeda leader when the United States demanded him after 9/11." | This line that the Taliban "refus…

_____ (2022-08-10). The United States Has Many Political Prisoners — Here's A List. popularresistance.org The United States constantly accuses its adversaries of holding political prisoners, while insisting it has none of its own. But for its entire history, the US government has used incarceration of its political opponents as a tool to crush dissent and advance the interests of economic elites. | Well-known cases are those entrapped or framed in US national security state sting operations, or imprisoned with extreme sentences for a minor offense because of their political activism, such as Black revolutionary George Jackson. | Each period of struggle by the working class and oppressed peoples against ruling-class c…

Ann Brown (2022-08-10). Detroit Is 80% Black But May Not Have Black Congressional Representative For 1st Time Since 19. moguldom.com State Rep. Shri Thanedar won Michigan's 13th Congressional District Democratic primary on Aug. 2, 2022, meaning that Detroit's 80 percent Black population might not have a Black representative for the first time since the 19 s. Michigan's 13th congressional district is currently represented by Democrat Rashida Tlaib. Her current term ends on January 3, 2023. She …

Contributing Writers (2022-08-10). US Occupation Daily Steals 66,000 Barrels Of Oil Out Of 80.000 Barrels From The Production Of Eastern Fields In Syria/ By Basma Qaddour. marktaliano.net Original Link Here: US occupation daily steals 66,000 barrels of oil out of 80.000 barrels from the production of eastern fields in Syria — Syrian Times (syriatimes.sy) DAMASCUS, Aug.9, (ST)- The Ministry of Oil and Mineral Resources has declared that the amount of oil production during the first half of this year reached about 14.5 …

Dana Sanchez (2022-08-10). Bank Of America Analysts Believe America's Bear Market In Stocks Isn't Over, New Lows Are Coming. moguldom.com Stocks may have risen from June's recent lows but market indicators suggest the bottom is not yet in sight. Prices could fall again to new lows following what amounts to a bear market rally rather than a new bull cycle, according to Bank of America. The S&P 0 was trading at $4,205.81 as of this …

Derrick Crowe (2022-08-10). People's Action Congratulates Mandela Barnes on Wisc. Primary Win. peoplesaction.org WASHINGTON, D.C.—People's Action congratulated progressive grassroots champion Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes on winning the Wisc. Democratic primary for U.S. Senate. People's Action and its Wisconsin affiliate, Citizen Action of Wisconsin, cited Barnes as one of the best chances progressives had to elect one of their champions in Republican-held turf in 2022. "Lt. Gov. Barnes is …

Editor (2022-08-10). China's New Green Energy Plan Could Supercharge the Global Fight Against Climate Change. scheerpost.com [Brian Jeffery Beggerly / Wikimedia Commons] | By Mitchell Beer | China's fourteenth five-year plan (14FYP) shows the country could build enough wind and capacity to reach its emissions peak ahead of schedule, but continuing coal investments raise doubts. | "To the extent that the new 14FYP for renewables can meet or overperform on its goals, it would also contribute to China's effort to peak carbon emissions early and help bridge the global emission reduction gap…

IMEMC News (2022-08-10). Army Demolishes A Store Near Bethlehem. imemc.org On Wednesday, Israeli soldiers demolished a store for selling wood in Husan village, west of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Rami Hamamra, the head of Husan Village Council, said the soldiers, accompanied by a bulldozer, invaded the western area of the village and demolished the shop owned by Mahmoud Ahmad Sabateen. Hamamra added that …

IMEMC News (2022-08-10). Army Demolishes Foundations of Under Construction Home In Shu'fat. imemc.org On Wednesday morning, Israeli soldiers invaded Shu'fat refugee camp, northeast of occupied Jerusalem, and demolished an under-construction home's foundation. Media sources said several army jeeps, police vehicles, and bulldozers invaded the refugee camp after surrounding and isolating it. The sources added that the soldiers demolished the foundation of the under-construction home owned by members of …

IMEMC News (2022-08-10). Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Bethlehem. imemc.org On Wednesday, Israeli soldiers abducted a former political prisoner at the "Container" military roadblock northeast of Bethlehem, in the occupied West, and closed it for several hours, causing an extended traffic jam. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Firas Ahmad Hassan, 47, after forcing him out of a car at the roadblock and abducted him. …

IMEMC News (2022-08-10). Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Ramallah. imemc.org On Wednesday dawn, Israeli soldiers abducted five Palestinians from several parts of the Ramallah governorate in the central West Bank. Media sources said several army jeeps invaded the al-Maghayir village, northeast of Ramallah, searched and ransacked many homes before abducting Karam Sami Na'san, 25, Ahmad No'man Abu Na'im, 18, and Fadel Hamed Abu Alia, 55. …

IMEMC News (2022-08-10). Israeli Soldiers Injure A Palestinian Child In The Eye In Hebron. imemc.org On Tuesday evening, Israeli soldiers shot three Palestinians, including a child who was injured in the eye and caused many to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation during a procession against the escalating Israeli violations, including the killing of a child, in Hebron in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources …

IMEMC News (2022-08-10). Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Child In Hebron. imemc.org Medical sources have reported that Israeli soldiers killed, Tuesday, a Palestinian child and seriously injured another Palestinian, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. The sources said the soldiers shot the child, Mo'men Yassin Jaber, 16, with an expanding bullet in the heart, instantly killing him and causing serious damage …

IMEMC News (2022-08-10). Israeli Soldiers Shoot A Child, Injure Many Palestinians, In Hebron And Bethlehem. imemc.org On Wednesday evening, Israeli soldiers shot a Palestinian child with a live round and caused dozens of Palestinians to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation, in Hebron and Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Medical sources in Hebron said the soldiers shot and moderately a child, 15, with a live round in the leg …

IMEMC News (2022-08-10). Israeli Soldiers Shoot A Palestinian, Abduct Three, In Jerusalem. imemc.org On Tuesday evening, Israeli soldiers shot a young Palestinian man and abducted three in the at-Tour town, east of occupied Jerusalem, in the West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the town leading to protests, and fired many rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs, and concussion grenades. The sources added that the soldiers shot a …

IMEMC News (2022-08-10). Palestinian Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered In Gaza. imemc.org On Tuesday, The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza said a man died from serious wounds he suffered last Saturday, during the Israeli bombardment of Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. The sources said Ibrahim Shehda Abu Salah, 41, was seriously injured when the army fired missiles and shells at homes and …

Infobrics (2022-08-10). New Development Bank Celebrates Seven Years of Accomplishments. infobrics.org The Bank — established by the BRICS countries — started its operations in July 2015. Over the past seven years, NDB has evolved from a start-up to a major provider of development solutions…

Infobrics (2022-08-10). The Multilateral Trading System and Partnerships with India: A View from Brazil. infobrics.org Brazil and India were among the 23 founding members of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), which entered into force in January 1948. The two countries adopted similar policies to develop their economies based on an import substitution model…

Infobrics (2022-08-10). Lithuanian officials become the first to visit Taiwan following Pelosi's visit. infobrics.org Lithuania inflates its own importance by antagonising Beijing with visit to Taiwan.

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-08-10). Angela Yee Announces The Breakfast Club As We Know It Is Officially Over. moguldom.com Angela Yee caused an uproar on Black Twitter on Tuesday, Aug. 9, when she sent a tweet about "The Breakfast Club" — the popular morning show that helped make her a household name. "The breakfast club as you know it is officially over," Yee tweeted and emphasized it with a hand-heart emoji. The tweet immediately …

Lucas Leiroz de Almeida (2022-08-10). For US, Confronting China Is More Important than Fighting Terrorism. globalresearch.ca

Orinoco Tribune2 (2022-08-10). Referendum in Cuba on the 'Code of Affection'. orinocotribune.com By Rosa Miriam Elizalde Aug 4, 2022 | Cuba's Code of Families in Cuba will be subjected to a referendum on September 25, following months of popular debate. There are many strong arguments in its favor, and little of what has been said against it can be seriously considered. These criticisms have come from the perspective of religious dogmas (which should be exclusive to those who practice such beliefs and not imposed on a non-confessional society), prejudices, ignorance, or simply outright falsehoods. | It has been called the "code of affection" because it consecrates the affective nexus as a legal value i…

San Antonio Liberation staff (2022-08-10). San Antonio takes steps to decriminalize abortion after public pressure. liberationnews.org While activists were exuberant about their success, they signaled their resolve to continue the fight against the criminalization of seeking and providing abortion health care.

Sara Bennett (2022-08-10). Video: Soaring Number of Stillbirths, Abnormal Placentas and High Cases of Harelips. Sara Bennett, Corona Investigative Committee. globalresearch.ca

Scorinoco (2022-08-10). Penal Assassination: The Gradual Effort to Kill Assange. orinocotribune.com By Binoy Kampmark — Aug 1, 2022 | They really do want to kill him. Perhaps it is high time that his detractors and sceptics, proven wrong essentially from the outset, admit that the US imperium, along with its client states, is willing to see Julian Assange perish in prison. The locality and venue, for the purposes of this exercise, are not relevant. Like the Inquisition, the Catholic Church was never keen on soiling its hands, preferring the employ of non-church figures to torture their victims. | In the context of Assange, Britain has been a willing jailor from the start, guided by the good offices of Was…

Staff (2022-08-10). The Media Love The Terrible Economy Story: Marketplace Radio Edition. cepr.net Both the Washington Post and Marketplace radio have effectively turned reality on its head to tell their terrible economy story about a statistic that actually suggests a good economy.

Staff (2022-08-10). Thomas Edsall Can't Even Consider That the Way We Structure Markets Creates Inequality. cepr.net The framing that we somehow need government intervention to give people a shot makes it hugely more difficult to address the problems of inequality.

Staff (2022-08-10). President Maduro Sends Message to Colombia's President Petro After Inauguration. orinocotribune.com The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, congratulated his Colombian counterpart, Gustavo Petro, on Sunday, August 7, after the ceremony in which Petro took office as the new president of Colombia. | "My congratulations to Colombia, to Gustavo Petro," Maduro said in a video broadcast on his social media accounts. "We have seen the entire inauguration ceremony via Telesur." | "And there we are: the sword, Bolívar, history," said Maduro, showing the moment in which one of the swords of the Liberator, duly guarded, left the Plaza de Bolívar in Bogotá, where the ceremony was held, while Petro, his wife Verónica…

Staff (2022-08-10). Free Khalil Awawdeh: 161 days of hunger strike, Palestinian prisoner's life at risk #FreeKhalil. samidoun.net Khalil Awawdeh, the 40-year-old Palestinian prisoner on hunger strike for 161 days, is in an extremely desperate health condition in the Ramle prison clinic. The Israeli occupation has repeatedly attempted to evade its commitments to the resistance, as promised by Egyptian mediators, to release Awawdeh to a hospital and free Bassam al-Saadi. He has not …

Staff (2022-08-10). Growing battle in Ofer prison confronts administrative detention, demands freedom for Nidal Abu Aker. samidoun.net Nidal Abu Aker, Palestinian leftist, community leader in Dheisheh refugee camp and journalist, was seized on Monday, 1 August in a violent assault on his home in the camp by Israeli occupation forces. Just days later, on 9 August, he was ordered jailed without charge or trial under administrative detention for six months. Now, Palestinian …

Stansfield Smith (2022-08-10). Political Prisoners in the United States, 2022. orinocotribune.com By Stansfield Smith Aug 6, 2022 | There are many ways to define what is a political prisoner. The most well-known cases are those the national security state framed-up, or imprisoned with extreme sentences for an offense because of their political activism, such as Each period of struggle by the working class and oppressed peoples against ruling class control results some activists locked up for their effective revolutionary work. "Political prisoner" has often means those jailed for fighting their national oppression, as the…

Steve Kirsch (2022-08-10). Fourteen Young Canadian Doctors Die After Getting the Shot. Normally Would be ~0 Over 30 Years. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-08-10). Wed. Cabinet meeting sidelines. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — The Council of Ministers or the Cabinet held a meeting on Wednesday morning in Tehran chaired by President Ebrahim Raeisi and the ministers answered the questions from the journalists.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-10). China military says tasks in Taiwan strait completed. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — China's military said on Wednesday it has "successfully completed" various tasks around Taiwan after around a week of drills.

Staff (2022-08-10). US has to respond to Iran's reasonable demands in talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — The Chinese foreign ministry spokesman emphasized that the United States who left the Iran nuclear deal with Iran should make a political decision as soon as possible and respond to Iran's reasonable concerns.

Staff (2022-08-10). Venezuela, Colombia to mend military ties. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — Venezuela announced Tuesday that it plans to re-establish military ties with Colombia after years of deteriorating relations between the two countries.

____ (2022-08-10). Full Text: The Taiwan Question and China's Reunification in the New Era. ecns.cn The Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council and the State Council Information Office of the People's Republic of China published a white paper titled "The Taiwan Question and China's Reunification in the New Era" on Wednesday.

Staff (2022-08-10). Iran's achievements in Vienna irk media owned by West, Saudis. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — The concessions made to Iran during the Vienna talks have angered Western- and Saudi-owned Persian-language media outlets, says an advisor to the Iranian negotiating team.

Staff (2022-08-10). La UNE pronostica una afectación de 750 MW durante el horario pico de este miércoles. cubadebate.cu La Unión Eléctrica estima para el horario pico de este miércoles una disponibilidad de 2 270 MW y una demanda máxima de 2 950 MW, con un déficit de 680 MW, por lo que si se mantienen las condiciones previstas, se pronostica una afectación de 750 MW durante el pico. Además, la termoeléctrica Guiteras se incorporó al SEN a las 11: 17 p.m. del martes.

Julia Conley (2022-08-10). Nebraska Mother, Daughter Face Abortion Charges After Facebook Shares Chats With Police. commondreams.org "Until Meta gives up surveilling private messages and begins protecting its users with end-to-end encryption, it remains complicit in the surveillance and criminalization of pregnant people," said one advocate.

Staff (2022-08-10). Iranian sprinter Fasihi takes silver at Islamic Games. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — Iran's Farzaneh Fasihi claimed a silver medal in the women's 100m final of the 2021 Islamic Solidarity Games.

____ (2022-08-10). 5G to play important role in media future. ecns.cn As 5G becomes an important force in reshaping the media, the sector should make greater efforts to leverage digital technologies to create content that is more interactive, mobile and visual in terms of its international impact.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-08-10). Imperial researchers scoop £1.75m of funding for quantum physics projects. imperial.ac.uk New funding for quantum science will support researchers exploring dark energy and dark matter, quantum states of sound, and the Universe's constants.

____ (2022-08-10). China on alert as Typhoon Mulan nears. ecns.cn China on Wednesday issued a yellow alert as Typhoon Mulan, the seventh typhoon of the year, is expected to make landfall in the coastal areas of the provinces of Hainan and Guangdong during the daytime.

Staff (2022-08-10). Con Filo: Aves de rapiña (+ Video). cubadebate.cu El incendio en la base de supertanqueros de Matanzas ha venido a recordar la clara distinción entre los que tratan de sacar el país adelante en circunstancias muy desfavorables y los que intentan sacar provecho de nuestras desgracias. De ello se habló este martes en el programa Con Filo.

Staff (2022-08-10). Dangerous terrorist detained in NW Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — Iraq's Popular Mobilization unit (PMU), also known as Hashd al-Sha'abi, on Wednesday managed to arrest a dangerous terrorist in the northwestern country.

Staff (2022-08-10). Ministerio de Economía y Planificación aprueba 180 nuevas mipymes. cubadebate.cu El Ministerio de Economía y Planificación (MEP) aprobó este miércoles 180 solicitudes de mipymes privadas. Suman 4 651 los actores económicos aprobados desde que comenzó el proceso en septiembre de 2021. El ministerio estima que estas nuevas empresas generen 79 641 nuevos puestos de trabajo.

Staff (2022-08-10). No hay alma más noble que la de un voluntario, un rescatista, un bombero. cubadebate.cu Sangro por los 14 desaparecidos; ella y él vinieron a buscarlo, dijeron que podía estar aquí. No está aquí. Y mientras lo dices, sientes que no vas a poder seguir mirando esos ojos verdes llorosos, o trasladar la mirada hacia el "teníamos la esperanza de encontrarlo aquí". Sientes en ese momento, que quieres morir, desaparecer, buscar a alguien que les diga, pero te toca a ti. øQuién te manda a ser médico, Taymí, y encima directora?.

H. Scott Prosterman (2022-08-10). How the Clock is Running out on Trump. juancole.com Oakland, Ca. (Special to Informed Comment) Isn't it rich that the man who abused presidential power more than any other, and tried to stage a coup d'etat against the U.S. Government, is now crying about "abuse of power?" And the phony news network that aided and abetted his rise to power and abuses, is …

____ (2022-08-10). Beijing to hold 2022 World Robot Conference. ecns.cn China on Wednesday issued a yellow alert as Typhoon Mulan, the seventh typhoon of the year, is expected to make landfall in the coastal areas of the provinces of Hainan and Guangdong during the daytime.

Staff (2022-08-10). Cuba reporta 95 nuevos casos de COVID-19, ningún fallecido y 103 altas médicas. cubadebate.cu Al cierre de este martes 9 de agosto, Cuba reportó 95 nuevos casos de COVID-19, ningún fallecido y 103 altas médicas. Actualmente hay 438 casos activos, informó el Ministerio de Salud Pública (Minsap) en su parte diario este miércoles.

____ (2022-08-10). Chinese FM expresses condolences over torrential rain disaster in Seoul. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi has expressed his condolences over the casualties caused by the heavy rains in Seoul and its surrounding regions.

____ (2022-08-10). China issues white paper on Taiwan question and China's reunification in new era. ecns.cn The Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council and the State Council Information Office of the People's Republic of China issued a white paper titled "The Taiwan Question and China's Reunification in the New Era" on Wednesday.

Nick Turse (2022-08-10). Since 9/11 the US Has Increased Military Interventions to Historic Levels. commondreams.org America has conducted nearly 400 interventions since its founding, with more than a quarter in the last 30 years.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-10). Iranian Para swimmers win medals at Turkey's games. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — Iranian Para swimmers Shahin Izadyar and Sina Zeighaminejad won a gold medal and a silver, respectively in the 2021 Islamic Solidarity Games.

Julia Conley (2022-08-10). Doctors Against Oz Launch Campaign Denouncing GOP Candidate as 'Quack'. commondreams.org "ShamWow guy + stethoscope = Dr. Oz," said John Fetterman, the Democratic U.S. Senate candidate in Pennsylvania.

Ben Sears (2022-08-10). West Philly tenants' struggle exposes affordable housing crisis. peoplesworld.org PHILADELPHIA—"We have an affordable housing shortage in this city." So said University of Pennsylvania professor Dennis Culhane to the local press. Residents of the University City Town Homes, threatened with eviction, used stronger language. Melvin Hairster, resident and protest leader, told a crowd of supporters and residents, "This is a humanity issue. Housing is a human …

H. Scott Prosterman (2022-08-10). Is the Clock Running Out on Donald J. Trump? commondreams.org Donald Trump has always seen himself as above the law and accountable to no one, unlike the "the losers and suckers" he ridicules for their quaint law-abiding devotion.

Hendrik Sybrandy (2022-08-10). Denver removes anti-Chinese historical marker. america.cgtn.com A plaque deemed historically inaccurate and culturally offensive was removed in Denver. Find out more.

Staff (2022-08-10). El tiempo: Calor y aisladas lluvias. cubadebate.cu Amanecerá parcialmente nublado en la región occidental, nublándose en la Isla de la Juventud con aislados chubascos en la mañana, mientras en el resto del país habrá poca nubosidad. Desde el final de la mañana estará parcialmente nublado gran parte del territorio nacional, nublándose en algunas localidades del sur del archipiélago, con aislados chubascos y tormentas eléctricas.

Staff (2022-08-10). Iran, Turkish FM hold phone conversation on ties, JCPOA talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and his Turkish counterpart Mevlàºt àáavu≈üoƒülu held a phone call Wednesday to discuss Tehran-Ankara bilateral ties as well as Vienna talks on the removal of anti-Iran sanctions.

Staff (2022-08-10). 32k liters of smuggled fuel seized in S Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — Police forces of Hormozgan province, south of Iran, have confiscated 32,000 liters of smuggled fuel in a single operation.

Staff (2022-08-10). IATA valora como sólida la recuperación de viajes aéreos. cubadebate.cu La Asociación Internacional de Transporte Aéreo (IATA) aseguró en su reporte de julio que la recuperación de los viajes aéreos es sólida, porque sigue en aumento el número de pasajeros a nivel mundial. El director de la IATA, Willie Walsh, destacó que la demanda de viajes aéreos es fuerte.

____ (2022-08-10). China launches 16 satellites in one rocket. ecns.cn A Long March-6 carrier rocket carrying 16 satellites blasts off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province, Aug. 10, 2022.

____ (2022-08-10). Climate vows stressed after U.S.' false line. ecns.cn China remains committed to international cooperation on climate change and honors the promises it has made, a top Chinese envoy in Washington said on Tuesday, as he refuted a U.S. claim that the suspension of climate talks with it is "punishing the whole world".

Yes on Empty Home Tax 2022 (2022-08-10). Saturday 8/20: Empty Home Tax: November Vote Launch Party. indybay.org Shanty Shack Brewing, 138 Fern St, Santa Cruz…

____ (2022-08-10). Tibet, Hainan move to contain virus. ecns.cn Seven people tested positive on Tuesday in Ngari prefecture and Shigatse city in the Tibet autonomous region, according to statements released by local health authorities on Tuesday afternoon.

Mark Gruenberg (2022-08-10). Wisconsin primary wins set up key fall confrontation over democracy. peoplesworld.org MADISON, Wis.—Wins in Wisconsin primaries on August 9 have set up a confrontation between rabid Republican Trumpites and—in so many words—everyone else. And the outcomes will be important for the country in the fall, because it's a contest over democracy. Even before he won the Democratic U.S. Senate nomination in a walkaway with 89% of …

Staff (2022-08-10). Foreign fuel smuggling band dismantled in S Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — According to the Maritime Commander of Hormozgan, the maritime guards identified and dismantled a foreign fuel smuggling band in the Southern province of Iran.

Xiaolu Sun (2022-08-10). Biden administration plans to dilute monkeypox vaccine doses. america.cgtn.com The U.S. is planning to split supplies of the monkeypox vaccine in order to inoculate more people against the virus. The Biden administration announced a new strategy on Tuesday, in order to protect as many people as possible. The monkeypox outbreak has now infected nearly …

____ (2022-08-10). New U.S. chip subsidy bill poses threat to global economy. ecns.cn The newly-signed bill on chip subsidies from the United States government will intensify geopolitical competition in the semiconductor sector worldwide and will hinder global economic recovery and innovative growth.

____ (2022-08-10). Heavy rainfall batters S Korea, killing at least 8. ecns.cn Eight people, including 1 Chinese citizen, were killed and six others went missing as South Korea's metropolitan region was pounded by heavy rains.

Staff (2022-08-10). Iran Parl. speaker congratulates natl. days of 14 countries. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf in separate messages sent to his counterparts, congratulated the national days of 14 countries.

Staff (2022-08-10). Fidel hace 60 años: La juventud es como el termómetro que señala hacia la justicia. cubadebate.cu Esta es la tercera vez que nos reunimos desde el final de la campaña de alfabetización, hace menos de un año. En este caso nos congrega la culminación feliz de un importante esfuerzo y de un paso de avance revolucionario en la organización de las masas estudiantiles: el Congreso de la Unión de Estudiantes Secundarios que acaba de celebrarse.

Catherine Latimer (2022-08-10). Why Does Canada Still Allow Torture in Prisons? commondreams.org The consciousness of Canadians has caught up with what prisoners have known for years. Prolonged solitary confinement is torture.

Staff (2022-08-10). Iran Navy escort team clashes with attacking boats in Red Sea. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — An army navy escort team engaged in clashes with a group of attacking boats in the Red Sea after receiving a message from an Iranian ship.

Peter Koenig (2022-08-10). Confronting One World Order (OWO) Globalism. The Rise and Fall of the Beast. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-08-10). Empresas indias están dejando de usar el dólar en transacciones con Rusia. cubadebate.cu Las empresas indias están dejando de usar el dólar en la compra de recursos rusos, sobre todo carbón, según Reuters. Empresas indias pagaron el 44% del carbón ruso adquirido en junio en otras monedas. En esos pagos, el yuan representó el 31%, el dólar de Hong Kong, el 28 %, el euro, menos del 25%, y el dírham emiratí, alrededor del 15%.

Eric A. Gordon (2022-08-10). 'Lavender Men': A theatrical fantasia on the (likely) gayness of Abraham Lincoln. peoplesworld.org LOS ANGELES—Was there even an off-chance that Pete Buttigieg could have become the country's first gay president? He didn't think it was so preposterous. And now he has a Cabinet post (Transportation), the first for an openly LGBTQ person in our history. But what if we've already had our first gay president? Maybe two! And …

Staff (2022-08-10). ISIL cheiftain killed in suicide attack in Syria. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — Media sources reported on Wednesday that a top ISIL chieftain killed himself with a suicide belt after being besieged by Syrian security forces.

Staff (2022-08-10). Base de Supertanqueros de Matanzas: Se avanza en el enfrentamiento al incendio aunque el peligro es latente. cubadebate.cu Los expertos coinciden en que el combate al incendio se encuentra en un momento más favorable. En las últimas horas el suministro de agua ha sido más estable y se han creado diques de contención que han impedido la propagación de las llamas. No obstante, las autoridades advierten que un giro del viento puede avivar las llamas mientras quede combustible al alcance del fuego.

____ (2022-08-10). Lhasa launches city-wide nucleic acid test. ecns.cn Lhasa launched city-wide nucleic acid testing on Monday night after the city reported 18 positive COVID-19 cases. A total of 545 testing sites have been set up in Lhasa.

Sarah Anderson (2022-08-10). Dismantling the Lucky Sperm Club, One Baby Bond Program at a Time. inequality.org

Staff (2022-08-10). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on August 10. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Wednesday, August 10.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-10). Iranian, Omani FMs speak by phone to discuss ties, region. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — Iranian and Omani foreign ministers discussed the latest regional developments as well as ways to strengthen bilateral relations between Tehran and Muscat.

____ (2022-08-10). Xinjiang embraces red chili pepper harvest. ecns.cn A sea of red chili pepper spreads on ground for air-drying at the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps, northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Aug. 9, 2022.

Staff (2022-08-10). Qué trae la prensa cubana, miércoles 10 de agosto de 2022. cubadebate.cu

Staff (2022-08-10). Hacia un mercado cambiario en Cuba: øpor dónde vamos?, este domingo en Cuadrando la Caja. cubadebate.cu El domingo 14 de agosto conversaremos sobre los primeros pasos que se vienen dando para establecer un mercado cambiario en Cuba. øPor qué el tipo de cambio oficial para comprar divisas por el Estado tomó como tasa de referencia 120? øQué hace falta para llegar al tipo de cambio único de equilibrio? Sus riesgos y beneficios.

Jim Spellman (2022-08-10). Biden signs bill to boost domestic chip manufacturing. america.cgtn.com U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed into law to boost domestic chip manufacturing, will it work?>

Staff (2022-08-10). Azerbaijan determined to link with Nakhichevan through Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — The Foreign Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan emphasized his country's determination for linking with Nakhchivan via Iran through the Araz River.

Brett Wilkins (2022-08-10). Trump Spews 'Tirade of Same Old Lies' But Pleads the Fifth in New York AG Probe. commondreams.org Noting the ex-president once said that "only guilty people and mobsters plead the Fifth," a Democratic congressman said that "today he proved the point."

Anonymous669 (2022-08-10). Four SDF Fighters, Kurdish-Iranian Leader Were Killed In Recent Turkish Drone Strikes On Syria's Al-Qamishli. southfront.org On August 10, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) acknowledged that four of its fighters were killed and three others were wounded as a result of a Turkish drone strike that targeted the northeastern Syrian town of al-Qamishli a day earlier. | In a statement, the Kurdish-led group said that the fighters were manning a post guarding a number of hospitals in al-Qamishli. | The slain fighters were identified as Ali al-Maslat, 56, Muhyiddin Ibrahim, 31, Maher Al-Ezbeh, 18, and 18-years-old woman Heaven Osman.

____ (2022-08-10). Medical workers arrive in Hainan from all corners. ecns.cn More than 10,000 medical workers from 19 provincial-level regions have been sent to Hainan province to assist in its fight against a recent COVID-19 outbreak, a senior health official said on Wednesday.

Paulo Cabral (2022-08-10). Four men convicted in 2013 blaze freed after count overturns decision. america.cgtn.com Four men convicted in connection with a deadly nightclub fire that killed more than 200 people in Brazil are out of jail. They were freed after a court overturned their sentences.

Staff (2022-08-10). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on August 10. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — Mehr News agency takes a look at headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Wednesday, August 10.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-08-10). Iranian poet Houshang Ebtehaj passes away at 94. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — Iranian great poet Amir Houshang Ebtehaj, known as Sayeh, died at 94 in Germany's Cologne on Wednesday.

Matt Kennard (2022-08-10). 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."

____ (2022-08-10). China strengthens monitoring production, storage of drugs in shortage. ecns.cn Relevant authorities in China have demanded efforts to enhance the monitoring of production and storage of medicines that are in short supply and medicines that have been selected for centralized procurement.

____ (2022-08-10). Japanese PM reshuffles cabinet, LDP leadership as support rates tumble. ecns.cn Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida reshuffled his cabinet and the executive lineup of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) on Wednesday as the administration faces slipping public support.

____ (2022-08-10). Typhoon Mulan makes landfall in south China. ecns.cn Typhoon Mulan, the seventh typhoon of the year, made landfall in the coastal areas of Xuwen County in Zhanjiang City, south China's Guangdong Province, at around 10: 50 a.m. Wednesday as a tropical storm.

Staff (2022-08-10). La Unión Europea deja de importar carbón ruso como parte de sanciones. cubadebate.cu Como parte del quinto paquete de sanciones a Moscú, la Unión Europea no importará más carbón ruso a partir de este miércoles. Según la Comisión Europea, las sanciones afectarán el 25% de las exportaciones en este renglón, que tendrían un valor de 8 000 millones de euros al año. La India y Turquía han aumentado los pedidos de carbón ruso luego del anuncio de la UE.

John Bachtell (2022-08-10). Mobilization of young voters may allow Dems to hold the House. peoplesworld.org If Democrats successfully defend and expand their U.S. Senate and House majorities in the November elections, young voters taking their wrath out on Republican candidates will be a big reason. Passage of historic climate legislation by Democrats, ongoing gun violence and mass shootings, and the Republican assault on abortion rights and democracy are energizing young …

Staff (2022-08-10). OMS: Muertes por covid a nivel mundial disminuyeron nueve por ciento durante la última semana. cubadebate.cu De acuerdo con el último reporte semanal de la OMS, publicado este miércoles, la cifra de fallecimientos como consecuencia del coronavirus disminuyó un 9% durante la última semana. La agencia de Naciones Unidas informó que en la última semana se produjeron más de 14 000 decesos por covid y casi siete millones de contagios.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-10). 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,…

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts (2022-08-10). The Dark Side of the Digital Revolution: "Slowly Closing its Grip on our Lives" globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-08-10). Rare fish released into river in NW China's Qinghai. ecns.cn Over 100,000 rare fish have been released into the Markog River basin at the upper reaches of the Yangtze River, China's longest river.

Staff (2022-08-10). Iran to stand by Palestine with all its might: speaker. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — The Iranian parliament speaker said Wednesday that the Islamic Republic of Iran will stand by the Palestinian nation with all its might and in all conditions.

____ (2022-08-10). Wooden arch bridges shine in Fujian. ecns.cn Instead of using building materials such as nails, the bridges were built using the mortise and tenon joint process, a concavo-convex connection method used to combine two pieces of wood.

Staff (2022-08-10). Suicide terrorist arrested by intelligence forces in SE Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — Iranian Ministry of Intelligence announced the arrest of a female suicide terrorist in Sistan and Baluchestan Province of Iran.

Staff (2022-08-10). Afghan protesters burn US flags over drone attack. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — Afghans have protested against the violation of their country's sovereignty by US drones.

Staff (2022-08-10). Iran, Kazakhstan stress expansion of bilateral ties. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — Iran's minister of communications and information technology and Kazakhstan's minister of digital development, and space innovations in a meeting in Nur-Sultan, stressed the need to broaden mutual cooperation.

Sarah Anderson (2022-08-10). Congress Takes Historic Step to Tax Stock Buybacks. inequality.org

____ (2022-08-10). China launches 16 new satellites. ecns.cn China on Wednesday sent 16 new satellites into space from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in the northern province of Shanxi.

Aidan Hill (2022-08-10). 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.

____ (2022-08-10). Black-necked cranes spotted in wetland park of Tibetan Plateau. ecns.cn Black-necked cranes wander at Yanglong Wetland Park at Qilian county, Haibei Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, northwest China's Qinghai Province, Aug. 9, 2022. The black-necked crane is endemic to the Tibetan Plateau.

Staff (2022-08-10). Japan's government resigns in its entirety. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — Media sources reported on Wednesday that the entire Japanese government has resigned.

Staff (2022-08-10). Estados Unidos diversifica los conflictos para oponerse a un nuevo centro de poder global. cubadebate.cu Tanto en Taiwán como en Ucrania, la beligerancia ha sido estimulada por EE.UU. y sus socios de la OTAN. El objetivo es debilitar a quienes postulan modelos soberanos respecto al poder global.

Aeon Photo Co. (2022-08-10). Berkeley Police and demonstrators clash over development of People's Park. indybay.org July 29 an Alameda County Superior Court decided it was not a violation of the California Environmental Quality Act for a $312 million dollar development to take shape on the location of Berkeley's largest and longest bohemian hubs: the People's Park.

Staff (2022-08-10). Sub-23 de Béisbol: Villa Clara y Guantánamo con cinco éxitos. cubadebate.cu Los equipos de Villa Clara y Guantánamo llegaron hoy a cinco victorias en la VII Serie Nacional Sub-23 de Beisbol, que inició las terceras subseries del calendario. Los azucareros vencieron a Matanzas con pizarra de 7×3 en el estadio Augusto César Sandino, gracias a ofensiva oportuna y buen pitcheo del zurdo Oscar Hernández (2-0).

Emily Mangiaracina (2022-08-10). 'Our people are not cattle': President of Costa Rica Abolishes COVID Vaccine Mandate. globalresearch.ca

Mark Gruenberg (2022-08-10). Letter Carriers' Rolando spells out Amazon threat to postal workers. peoplesworld.org CHICAGO Organizing Amazon against its ever-expanding reach and the radical right extremist threat to democracy are two main challenges confronting Letter Carriers and all unions in coming years, union President Fredric Rolando said at his union's convention here this week. The other challenge facing the Letter Carriers, of course, is negotiating a new contract with …

Staff (2022-08-10). Conflict on Iran-Afghanistan border rejected. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — An official in Khorasan Razavi province on Wednesday rejected the allegations regarding a conflict between Iranian and Afghan border guards in the Taybad region.

Editor (2022-08-10). The Chris Hedges Report Podcast: John Kiriakou on Why the CIA Needs to be Abolished. scheerpost.com Click | Chris HedgesChris Hedges is a Pulitzer Prize—winning journalist who was a foreign correspondent for fifteen years for The New York Times, where he served as the Middle East Bureau Chief and Balkan Bureau Chief for the paper. He…

____ (2022-08-10). Yunnan courts help resolve elephant disputes. ecns.cn A judicial team formed earlier this year has helped resolve a number of human-elephant conflicts in Southwest China's Yunnan, a province home to many wild animals, helping to reduce litigation.

____ (2022-08-10). China, ROK agree to jointly maintain stability of production, supply chain. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Tuesday met with Park Jin, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea, in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, and the two sides agreed to jointly maintain the stability of production and supply chain.

Staff (2022-08-10). 'Khayyam' shining page in history of Iran's scientific honors. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — Iranian foreign ministry spokesman said that launching the "Khayyam Satellite" into orbit is yet another shining page in the history of Islamic Iran's scientific honors.

Staff (2022-08-10). Several killed in Burkina Faso explosions. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — Several soldiers were killed in northern Burkina Faso on Tuesday when a transport vehicle drove over a hidden explosive, killing several troops before a second explosion killed those who rushed to their aid, the army said.

Staff (2022-08-10). Moinelo llega a 17 juegos salvados en liga japonesa de béisbol. cubadebate.cu El zurdo pinareño Liván Moinelo logró este miércoles su decimoséptimo juego salvado en la Liga Japonesa de Béisbol Profesional 2022. Le hicieron una carrera y dos jits en una entrada como relevo Moinelo propinó tres ponches, dio un boleto, golpeó a un bateador, y aumentó su efectividad a 1.01.

Staff (2022-08-10). Copa Panamericana de Voleibol: Cuba inicia con victoria sobre Chile. cubadebate.cu La selección cubana masculina arrancó con victoria sobre Chile en parciales corridos de 25-17, 25-20 y 28-26 en la XV Copa Panamericana de Voleibol, que tiene lugar en el Slush Puppy Center en Gatineau, Canadá.

F. William Engdahl (2022-08-10). What's Not Being Said About the Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine. "Human Guinea Pigs"? globalresearch.ca The Pharma giant Pfizer use an experimental technology known as gene editing, specifically mRNA gene-editing, something never before used in vaccines. Before we rush to get jabbed in hopes of some immunity, we should know more about the radical experimental technology and its lack of precision.

____ (2022-08-10). Taiwan is part of China: British musician. ecns.cn The fact that Taiwan is part of China has been absolutely accepted by the whole of international community, British musician Roger Waters said in his recent interview with CNN.

Staff (2022-08-10). US reacts to launching of Khayyam satellite into space. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) — US officials have reacted to the Iranian "Khayyam" satellite launched into orbit from the Moscow-operated Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-10). 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…

Rodolfo Bueno (2022-08-10). China halló salida a un callejón sin salida. globalizacion.ca El Presidente Biden no podrá sacar a EEUU del atolladero en que se encuentra luego del viaje a Taiwán del presidente de la Cámara de Representantes de EEUU, Nancy Pelosi, una real provocación que se ha convertido en pesadilla de…

Ali Abunimah (2022-08-09). Israel kills Palestinian fighters, children in West Bank. electronicintifada.net Indiscriminate attack on Nablus leaves dozens more injured.

_____ (2022-08-09). The UN Just Declared The Human Right To A Healthy, Sustainable Environment. popularresistance.org Climate change is already affecting much of the world's population, with startlingly high temperatures from the Arctic to Australia. Air pollution from wildfires, vehicles and industries threatens human health. Bees and pollinators are dying in unprecedented numbers that may force changes in crop production and food availability. | What do these have in common? They represent the new frontier in human rights. | The United Nations General Assembly voted overwhelmingly on July 28, 2022, to declare the ability to live in "a clean, healthy and sustainable environment" a universal human right. It also called on countr…

_____ (2022-08-09). Dublin Demonstration: Ireland Stay Out Of NATO. popularresistance.org On Saturday the sixth 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 was declared in arms on Easter Monday 1916. | Indeed, just as Irish men and women fought against British imperialism in 1916, the US and UK-supported Imper…

Abayomi Azikiwe (2022-08-09). Africa Remains at the Center of a 21st Century Cold War. towardfreedom.org Officials from Russia, France and the United States are vying for influence over the 1.3 billion people living within the African Union's 55 member-states. Abayomi Azikiwe analyzes the situation.

Anand Naidoo (2022-08-09). The Heat: CPAC, Donald Trump & the Inflation Reduction Act. america.cgtn.com U.S. President Joe Biden's legislative agenda gets a major boost…and is Donald Trump planning to run again in 2024?>

Ahmed Adel (2022-08-09). Crisis of the Wheat Export Supply Chain: EU Sanctions against Russia Could Trigger an African-Middle Eastern Migrant Crisis. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2022-08-09). Another Delegation of Japan Visited Taiwan. journal-neo.org It is hardly an exaggeration to say that the most high-profile action of world politics in recent months carried out (and probably planned) in the style of a Hollywood hard thriller was the visit to Taiwan of the speaker of the lower house of the US parliament Nancy Pelosi. But the information noise raised by …

_____ (2022-08-09). A Legislative Staff Unionization Wave Is Hitting Blue State Capitols. popularresistance.org A white-collar unionization wave is hitting legislative chambers in Democratic-leaning states across the nation. | Frustrated by low pay and long hours, state house staffers in Massachusetts, California, New York and Washington state are seeking to organize. They hope to join their counterparts in Oregon, who became the first in the nation to unionize in 2021. | The organizing effort in state capitols mirrors a similar push in Congress. In May, the Democratically-controlled U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution giving congressional staffers the legal right to negotiate over salaries, schedules, pay di…

_____ (2022-08-09). A New Third Party Just Launched. popularresistance.org We finally have a real third party in the United States that the mainstream media is willing to talk about. I bet they'll give them ballot access and everything. And this new party has nothing to do with the Democrats or the Republicans, right? | As Reuters reported – "Former Republicans and Democrats form new third U.S. political party". | Wait? Made up of Republicans and Democrats? You can't form a new party out of the rejects from the old parties. That's like having a counseling group for trauma victims made up of former Seal Team Six members. | Let's keep reading. Maybe I'm being overly judgmental.

_____ (2022-08-09). Australian Labor Party And Assange: Burying The Politics. popularresistance.org The difficulty for the Australian Labor government in deciding how to respond to the Julian Assange case is that once a prosecution is characterised as a political prosecution then, by its nature, there can be no expectation of due process. | The U.S.-U.K. Extradition Treaty forbids extradition in the case of "political offences." Former Australian High Commissioner to the U.K. George Brandis — who was commissioner for almost the entirety of Assange's Belmarsh imprisonment since 2019 — doesn't agree that Assange is a political prisoner. | The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and its new…

_____ (2022-08-09). Damning Report Shows Unions Have Plenty Of Money To Organize. popularresistance.org Many people who are passionate about the labor movement, myself included, have long had the vague but haunting sense that the most powerful institutions in the union world are not doing enough to stem the bleeding that has been sucking power from unions for decades. Well, there's good news and bad news on that front. The bad news is: that sickening feeling was correct. The good news is: now we can put some numbers on it. | A new report from Chris Bohner, who runs the labor research firm Radish Research, has done an amazing service by systematically assembling thousands of financial records from unions over the pa…

_____ (2022-08-09). Palestine Action Occupy And Destroy Israeli Weapons Transport Company. popularresistance.org Gaza has spent three days and nights mourning the dead. Circling the skies, raining fire down below, are the drones and fighter jets of Elbit Systems — Israel's largest arms company. Knowing that petitions, rallies and appeals to power will do nothing here in Britain, we've responded with direct action. We are currently occupying Elbit client "The Good Packing Company", who package, transport and export Israeli weapons battle tested on the Palestinian people. The four activists' rooftop occupation is ongoing, with extensive damage enacted and the activists set on staying as long as possible. | Activists hav…

_____ (2022-08-09). How Activism Labour Defies Capitalism. popularresistance.org It only takes one doom scroll through social media to see there is no shortage of injustice in the world. But there is also no shortage of people who have dedicated themselves to dismantle systems of violence and advance justice through activism. | With how deeply entrenched injustice is in our society, the work to dismantle injustice is a full-time job. Despite the hours put in, this job does not fit a capitalist and colonial view of labour. | El Jones, a prison abolitionist dedicated to fighting state violence, said that for Black people, there is a historical precedent that makes it easier for this work to go…

_____ (2022-08-09). US Government Is World's Worst Violator Of Freedom Of Press. popularresistance.org The US government employs many strategies to try to justify its intervention in the internal affairs and violation of the sovereignty of foreign nations. Chief among these deceptive tactics is Washington's weaponization of accusations that its adversaries violate the freedom of expression. | This is quite ironic, given that the United States is the world's leading violator of press freedoms, according to any consistent definition of the term. | And unlike the countries that Washington claims supposedly repress the freedom of expression within their borders, US government censorship of independent media outlets an…

American Right TV (2022-08-09). 11 Year Old Girl Calls Out Klaus Schwab and His Globalist Goons. globalresearch.ca

Jamanetwork (2022-08-09). Home-Based Walking Exercise Behavior Change Intervention vs Usual Care for Adults With Peripheral Artery Disease. jamanetwork.com To the Editor A recent study demonstrated a greater improvement in 6-minute walk distance, self-reported walking ability, pain-free walking time, exercise-related behavior, and quality of life following 3 months of combined home-based, walking and exercise behavior counseling intervention compared with usual care in patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD). We have some concerns about this study's protocol.

Brian Lopez (2022-08-09). Rural Texans—even conservative ones—unconvinced by Republicans' public school privatization crusade. peoplesworld.org As a Texas school superintendent, Adrain Johnson is no stranger to the struggles small, rural public schools face, from trying to recruit teachers, especially after more than two years of navigating school during a global pandemic, to a general lack of resources. And now, after the school shooting in Uvalde, there's a renewed conversation about …

Jamanetwork (2022-08-09). Changes in Incidence of Stroke and Other Vascular Events at Younger vs Older Ages, 2002-2018. jamanetwork.com This study assesses time trends in incidence of stroke, transient ischemic attack, and other major vascular events at younger vs older ages in a population living in Oxfordshire, England, in 2002-2018.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-09). Therapeutic Strategies for Intracranial Atherosclerosis. jamanetwork.com Intracranial atherosclerosis (ICAS) is a major cause of stroke worldwide. Although approximately 12% of White patients with a history of acute ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) have some form of ICAS detected on routine screening in predominantly older adults, ICAS accounts for an estimated up to one-third of ischemic strokes in Black, Asian, and Hispanic populations at comparatively younger ages. The reasons for these differences are not clear, because risk factor profiles are broadly similar across racial and ethnic groups. ICAS presents diagnostic challenges, not just in differentiating this c…

Jamanetwork (2022-08-09). Effect of Intravenous Tirofiban vs Placebo Before Endovascular Thrombectomy for Acute Ischemic Stroke. jamanetwork.com This clinical trial examines whether intravenous tirofiban could improve disability severity without increasing symptomatic intracranial hemorrhage or mortality in patients with acute ischemic stroke and proximal large vessel occlusions undergoing endovascular treatment.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-09). Home-Based, Walking Exercise Behavior Change Intervention vs Usual Care for Adults With Peripheral Artery Disease—Reply. jamanetwork.com In Reply The MOSAIC trial found that participants with intermittent claudication due to lower-extremity PAD who received a home-based walking exercise behavior change intervention delivered by physical therapists had significantly improved 6-minute walk distance at 3-month follow-up compared with the usual care group.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-09). Reading Camus in Our Time of Plague. jamanetwork.com In this narrative medicine essay, an infectious diseases physician ponders how working through the COVID pandemic has changed her even though the words to explain it elude her and finds solace in the experience described in the Camus novel The Plague.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-09). Therapy for Mild to Moderate Asthma. jamanetwork.com This article summarizes a guideline on the prevention and treatment of mild to moderate asthma, produced by the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA).

Jamanetwork (2022-08-09). To My Husband With Alzheimer Disease. jamanetwork.com I woke up beside you this morning carrying promises already broken. The bridges settle in a new city each time your eyes open; the buses patter by filled with strangers.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-09). Reduced HIV Testing and Diagnoses During COVID-19 Pandemic. jamanetwork.com Pandemic-related disruptions in access to HIV testing may have contributed to a 17% decline in new HIV diagnoses—from 36‚ÄØ940 to 30‚ÄØ635 diagnoses—between 2019 and 2020, according to a CDC report.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-09). Association of Dual Antiplatelet Therapy With Ticagrelor With Vein Graft Failure After CABG. jamanetwork.com This systematic review and individual patient data meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials compares the effects of ticagrelor dual antiplatelet therapy or ticagrelor monotherapy with aspirin on saphenous vein graft failure among patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery.

_____ (2022-08-09). Ethiopia: the Hard Road to Peace. journal-neo.org There has been a lot of talk about peace in Ethiopia lately, and, according to many international observers, this is a truly new trend in domestic politics. But at the same time, there is a long and winding road ahead before the country can see the end of hostilities, famine and delayed state collapse. For …

Jamanetwork (2022-08-09). Art and the Fight Against Tuberculosis. jamanetwork.com This Arts and Medicine essay reviews the work of visual artist Paula Siniatkina, who has used her experience as a patient previously quarantined and treated for tuberculosis to create art intended to represent and destigmatize the disease.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-09). New "Universal" Flu Vaccine Candidate Enters Clinical Trial. jamanetwork.com A phase 1 clinical trial for a "universal" influenza A vaccine candidate, BPL-1357, is now underway at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center, the agency announced. In an animal study not yet peer reviewed, mice and ferrets that received the vaccine survived lethal doses of 6 different flu strains, including subtypes not included in the 4 noninfectious, inactivated, avian flu virus strains that make up the experimental vaccine.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-09). Risks and Benefits of Antiplatelet Therapy After Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery. jamanetwork.com Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery is the second most common method of coronary artery revascularization after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Performed using a combination of venous and arterial conduits, CABG surgery is often the preferred revascularization approach for patients with complex coronary artery disease who are good surgical candidates. Although CABG surgery can often provide "complete revascularization" with a single procedure, long-term patency of graft conduits remains limited. In particular, saphenous vein grafts (SVGs) have a higher rate of failure than do arterial grafts, wi…

Jamanetwork (2022-08-09). Prevalence of Cigarette Smoking Among US Adults With Major Depression or Substance Use Disorders. jamanetwork.com To the Editor A recent study showed declines in tobacco use from 2006 to 2019 among adults with and without past 12-month major depressive episode (MDE), substance use disorder (SUD), or co-occurring MDE and SUD. The authors stated that these findings "indicate the successes of public health tobacco control efforts in the general population as well as in those with depression, substance use disorders or both." However, this statement is inconsistent with prior studies, which have almost universally concluded that public health tobacco control has been a failure for those with mental health and substance use probl…

Antonio Elizalde Hevia (2022-08-09). Chile Desde un diálogo de sordos a la caída de las máscaras. globalizacion.ca Durante muchos años en nuestro país vivimos inmersos en un clima comunicacional y de conversaciones ciudadanas en el cual se escuchaba una agobiante y monocorde letanía que exaltaba los logros obtenidos como nación. Se nos hizo creer que éramos excepcionales….

Jamanetwork (2022-08-09). Prevalence of Cigarette Smoking Among US Adults With Major Depression or Substance Use Disorders—Reply. jamanetwork.com In Reply Our study highlighted that past-month prevalence of cigarette smoking, while declining, was much higher among adults with past-year MDE or SUD compared with adults without MDE or SUD during 2006-2019. In their Letter, Drs Goodwin and Davidson point to high past-month prevalence of cigarette smoking among people with drug use disorders and question the success among those with drug use disorders. However, because success can be defined as a continuous rather than categorical measure, decreases in past-month cigarette smoking among people with drug use disorders (as well as among people with MDE and/or ove…

Jamanetwork (2022-08-09). Predicting Cancer Immunotherapy Response With Whole Exome Sequencing. jamanetwork.com An investigational tool using whole-exome sequencing (WES) more accurately identified genes and pathways that predict whether patients with cancer will respond to immune checkpoint blockade (ICB) than current tumor mutation burden (TMB) tests alone, researchers reported in Nature Communications.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-09). More Effective Flu Vaccines Recommended for Older Adults. jamanetwork.com Adults aged 65 years or older should receive high-dose or adjuvanted seasonal influenza vaccines, according to a new CDC recommendation.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-09). Effect of Stenting Plus Medical Therapy vs Medical Therapy Alone on Risk of Stroke and Death in Intracranial Stenosis. jamanetwork.com This randomized clinical trial compares the efficacy of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty and stenting plus medical therapy vs medical therapy alone in reducing the risk of stroke or death among patients with symptomatic severe intracranial atherosclerotic stenosis.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-09). Evolving Omicron Subvariants Are More Resistant to Antibody Therapy. jamanetwork.com Most monoclonal antibody therapies that neutralized early variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus are less effective or not effective against the BA.2.12.1, BA.4, and BA.5 Omicron subvariants that currently make up almost 99% of infections in the United States, according to a report in Nature.

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