Daily Archives: September 8, 2022

2022-09-08: News Headlines

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-09-08). How the CIA Has Infiltrated Social Media Companies, With Alan Macleod. orinocotribune.com The MintPress podcast, "The Watchdog," hosted by British-Iraqi hip hop artist | It is a story that is straight out of a dystopian science fiction novel. Big social media platforms, including…

Anonymous103 (2022-09-08). Daesh Attacks Embassy In Kabul Amid Wave Of Violence Against Russians. southfront.org Click to see full-size imageDaesh would be involved with Western intelligence and Ukrainian neo-Nazis in many other issues, raising suspicions about the Embassy case. | Written by The recent

Dave DeCamp (2022-09-08). Ukraine Claims Responsibility for Recent Crimea Attacks. news.antiwar.com

____ (2022-09-07). Former Trump adviser Bannon to be indicted in New York: reports. ecns.cn Steve Bannon, who served as chief strategist for former U.S. President Donald Trump, will surrender to New York State prosecutors on Thursday, according to media reports quoting anonymous sources.

_____ (2022-09-08). The West Gives Lip Service to Fighting Hunger. journal-neo.org Although the energy crisis and the impoverishment of Europe's population due to the Russophobic sanctions policy of European leaders have been the main themes of the Western media in recent weeks, articles on the fight against hunger nevertheless continue to appear. Above all, media publications are discussing the consequences of the Istanbul package of documents …

Contributing Writers (2022-09-08). THE VETO: Film exposing CNN, Al Jazeera, Channel 4 and the western media propaganda war against Syria. marktaliano.net Original Link Here: THE VETO: Film exposing CNN, Al Jazeera, Channel 4 and the western media propaganda war against Syria 21st Century Wire Vanessa Beeley 21st Century Wire I met journalist and friend Rafiq Lutf and cameraman Abdul-Mun'aim Arnous in January 2018 and I was honoured when Rafiq asked me to work with him …

____ (2022-09-07). Russia ready to cooperate with any country given increasing global energy demand: Putin. ecns.cn Russia stands ready to cooperate with any country, especially in the context of an increasing global demand for energy, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday.

A guest author (2022-09-08). Palestinian prisoner unity forces occupation retreat. workers.org Artist works on Gaza mural to Palestinian prisoners who dug themselves out of Israeli Gilboa prison in 2021. The below text is excerpted from a Sept. 1 posting by Samidoun: Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network. The Palestinian prisoners' movement announced a new victory on 1 September 2022, in which the occupation . . . |

____ (2022-09-08). China-Arab ties ever-prosperous. ecns.cn While China and Arab countries were economically connected by the Silk Road over a thousand years ago, more recently, the rollout of the landmark Belt and Road Initiative over the past nine years in the region has succeeded in revitalizing the ancient trade route.

A Guest Author (2022-09-08). The people of Jackson, Mississippi, are in critical need. workers.org Jackson, Mississippi This statement from Cooperation Jackson on the current water crisis in the state capital of Jackson, Mississippi, and on the organization's goals, was posted Aug. 30 at cooperationjackson.org. Due to climate change and decades of neglect of our city's infrastructure, critical portions of Jackson have flooded and . . . |

DLI (2022-09-08). Gorbachev, Obama & U.S. Imperial legacy. indybay.org U.S. media exploitation of Mikhail Gorbachev began right after the Soviet Union imploded in December of 1991. But the latest torrent of "crocodile tears" eulogies after his recent passing simply serve to reinforce the NeoLiberal narrative that the Western Capitalist "rules-based" world order is here to stay, until the "end of History." Really? Is there an alternative, perhaps more apropos, analysis of the checkered Gorbachev legacy?>

____ (2022-09-08). New cyberattack evidence exposes shameful 'empire of hacking'. ecns.cn The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) was evidenced to have mounted malicious cyberattacks targeting China's Northwestern Polytechnical University, according to reports respectively released by China's National Computer Virus Emergency Response Center and cybersecurity company 360 on Monday.

____ (2022-09-08). China urges avoiding further deterioration of humanitarian situation in Ukraine. ecns.cn China's deputy permanent representative to the United Nations, Geng Shuang, on Wednesday called on the international community to do its utmost to avoid further deterioration of the humanitarian situation in Ukraine.

____ (2022-09-07). Western countries try to preserve old world order despite irreversible changes in int'l system: Putin. ecns.cn Western countries are trying to preserve the old world order despite irreversible transformations happening in the system of international relations, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday during the plenary session of the 7th Eastern Economic Forum (EEF).

Dave DeCamp (2022-09-08). Latest US Congressional Delegation Arrives in Taiwan. news.antiwar.com Another US congressional delegation The delegation consists of a bipartisan group of House lawmakers that is being led by Rep. Stephanie Murphy (D-FL). The visit is the sixth time a US delegation traveled to the island since the beginning of August when House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) made the trip. | Murphy is joined in Taiwan by fellow Democrat Rep. Kaiali'i Kahele (HI) and Republican Reps. Scott Franklin (FL)…

WSWS (2022-09-08). No to war and surging prices! wsws.org Resistance is growing across Europe to the massive price hikes being used to pass the costs of the proxy war the US and NATO are waging against Russia in Ukraine onto working people.

____ (2022-09-07). Russia's travel ban covers more EU officials. ecns.cn More officials from the European Union (EU) have been banned from entering Russia in response to Brussels' sanctions against Russia and weapon supplies to Ukraine, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Wednesday.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-08). Ukraine Planned to Use UN-Appointed International Nuclear Experts as a Tool for Blackmail. libya360.wordpress.com Scott Ritter The IAEA report doesn't name the perpetrators of attacks on Europe's biggest nuclear power plant, but the mission itself left Kiev frustrated. If at first you don't succeed, then try, try again. This seems to be the mantra of the Ukrainian government as it seeks to blackmail the international community into helping it evict…

Staff (2022-09-08). AEOI spokesman reacts to new IAEA report on Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 08 (MNA) — The spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said Thur. that Iran is not expected to abide by beyond-safeguards IAEA monitoring while other parties continue to violate commitments and sanctions are in place.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-09-08). Russian diplomat warns against anti-Iran resolution at IAEA. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 08 (MNA) — The Russian representative at Vienna-bases international organizations warned about the negative results of issuing an anti-Iranian resolution in the IAEA Board of Governors.

____ (2022-09-08). Anti-Iran resolution not to be issued at IAEA's BoG: report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 07 (MNA) — The reporter of an American newspaper says that no resolution will be issued against Iran in the next session of the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

Dave DeCamp (2022-09-08). Mossad Chief Wraps Up Trip to US Focused on Iran, Says Israel Won't 'Sit Idly By'. news.antiwar.com David Barnea, the head of Israel's Mossad spy agency, wrapped up a trip in Washington on Thursday that was focused on Iran as Israel has been pushing hard for the Biden administration to exit nuclear deal negotiations with Tehran. According to a statement from the Israeli prime minister's office, Barnea stressed to officials in Washington …

WSWS (2022-09-08). FBI found documents on nuclear weapons at Mar-a-Lago, Washington Post claims. wsws.org The latest press salvo against Trump underscores the extraordinary intensity of the political conflict within the US ruling elite.

_____ (2022-09-08). Will U.S. Collapse Because Americans 'Too Fat and Criminal' to Defend Country? strategic-culture.org How the U.S. military will find the man power to fill its ranks—åis a herculean problem that promises to haunt army brass for many years. | Recruitment numbers for the Army are at all-time lows as Americans are either too fat or criminal to defend the nation, an Army general warned. Does this spell impending disaster for the nuclear superpower? | Rome collapsed due to overexpansion of its borders; America, on the other hand, just might collapse due to the overexpansion of its waistline. | Lt. Gen Xavier Brunson, the commander of Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state, explained why recruitment i…

Amy Goodman (2022-09-08). Fighting Near Ukrainian Nuclear Site Must End to Prevent Chernobyl-Like Disaster. truthout.org The International Atomic Energy Agency is calling for a safety and security protection zone to be immediately set up around the facility in order to avoid a nuclear disaster at Europe's largest nuclear power plant. This week it released a long-awaited report urging Russia and Ukraine to create a demilitarized zone around the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, after visiting it last week. "Their warnings are pretty clear: Unless the fighting stops, unless the shelling around and on the plant site stops, … then the plant is really skating on thin ice," says Edwin Lyman, director of nuclear power safety at the Unio…

TeleSUR, ysm, JDO (2022-09-08). Irán condiciona inspecciones nucleares a reactivación del PIAC. telesurtv.net "No pueden esperar que Irán acepte inspecciones más allá de las salvaguardas mientras no cumplen con sus compromisos", indicó el portavoz de la AEAI.

Aditya Sarin (2022-09-08). Joint U.S.-South Korea Military Exercises Conclude, With Eye on North Korea & China. towardfreedom.org The United States and South Korea seem to be attempting to send a clear message to both North Korea and China of their united military posture in the region. It comes as the U.S. encirclement of China continues rapidly. Aditya Sarin analyzes the situation.

Alexander Rubinstein (2022-09-08). Zelensky Rings New York Stock Exchange Bell as Euro Dips Below Dollar. mintpressnews.com As the Ukraine proxy war triggers economic crisis across the West, Zelensky has kicked of a campaign inviting foreign investors to plunder his country and is crushing the labor rights of his citizens.

C.J. Polychroniou (2022-09-08). Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin: Humanity's Fate Isn't Sealed — If We Act Now. truthout.org We live in extraordinarily dangerous times. Climate breakdown is upon us, yet nation-states and their leaders continue to pursue policies based on "national security" and the pursuit of geopolitical objectives. The transition to a clean and sustainable global energy landscape is hampered both by powerful interests linked to the fossil fuel economy and lack of international cooperation. In fact, the war in Ukraine, which runs on fossil fuels, is not only delaying climate action but has increased reliance on the very energy sources that drive global warming and poison the planet. Indeed, the war has been a godsend…

Dave DeCamp (2022-09-08). US Announces $2.8 Billion in Military Aid for Ukraine, Allies in the Region. news.antiwar.com On Thursday, the Biden administration In Kyiv, Blinken met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and other officials and said that the administration was…

Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J.S. Davies (2022-09-08). Peace Talks Are More Essential Than Ever as War Rages on in Ukraine. fpif.org Russia and Ukraine had a 15-point framework for peace. It remains the best hope for a ceasefire, just settlement, and more peaceful geopolitical competition.

Anonymous103 (2022-09-08). In Video: Wagner Fighters Ambushed Ukrainian Group Near Bakhmut. southfront.org

Cynthia Papermaster (2022-09-08). Thursday 9/15: Stop the War in Ukraine! Ceasefire Now! $$ for Climate & Healthcare, Not More Weapons! indybay.org 12 Noon: Senator Padilla, 333 Bush St. | 1pm: Senator Feinstein, One Post St.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-09-08). US secretary of state arrives in Kyiv on unexpected visit. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 08 (MNA) — US Secretary of State Blinken arrives on an unexpected visit to Kiev, where he is expected to discuss military assistance to Ukraine.

Oneworld.press (2022-09-08). Reading Between The Lines Of SVR's Official Response To ISIS-K's Kabul Embassy Attack. oneworld.press In quick succession, a spree of three events occurred in the past six weeks that very likely contributed to Russia re-evaluating its prior assessment of Pakistan's geostrategic role in the region.

Infobrics (2022-09-08). Turkey positions itself as conduit for US-Russian trade which bypass sanctions. infobrics.org Washington warns businesses from using Turkey to circumvent sanctions on Russia.

Irina Slav (2022-09-08). Europe Is Buying All the Russian Oil It Can Before Banning It. globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-08). Asia's Future Takes Shape in Vladivostok, the Russian Pacific. libya360.wordpress.com Pepe Escobar Sixty-eight countries gathered on Russia's far eastern coast to listen to Moscow's economic and political vision for the Asia-Pacific The Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) in Vladivostok is one of the indispensable annual milestones for keeping up not only with the complex development process of the Russian Far East but major plays for Eurasia integration. Mirroring an immensely…

Eric Zuesse (2022-09-08). Defense Secretary William J. Perry's Lies — Versus the Truth: Was Washington Seeking "Regime Change"? "Putin is the Enemy, not Russia" globalresearch.ca

Infobrics (2022-09-08). Weighing Up Options: Will Algeria Join BRICS. infobrics.org Early in August, Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune hinted that Algeria may apply to join BRICS, the economic bloc comprised of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Mohamed Si Bachir discusses the idea and its motivations…

TeleSUR (2022-09-08). Argentina Formally Requests China to Join BRICS. telesurenglish.net The President of Argentina, Alberto Fernandez, has sent a letter to his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, requesting the formal accession of his country to the BRICS group. | Argentinean President A. Fernandez wrote to President Xi Jinping to officially request to join the BRICS. With the support of India, Russia and China, the Russian FM believes the country meets all the requirements to join the most important economic group on the planet.

Oneworld.press (2022-09-08). The Importance Of Russia's Investigation Into ISIS-K's Kabul Embassy Attack. oneworld.press One can only speculate what this investigation will ultimately reveal upon its completion, but observers can be certain that it'll shape Russian policy for years to come.

Drago Bosnic (2022-09-08). US Imported $6 Billion From Russia as It Forces Others to Quit Doing Business with Moscow. globalresearch.ca

Oneworld.press (2022-09-08). India's Multipolar Vision For The Russian Far East Is Perfectly Complementary To Moscow's. oneworld.press Upon comparing the Russian and Indian leaders' speeches, there's no doubt that they share the same vision not just for the Far East, but also for the global systemic transition to multipolarity more broadly.

Imani Countess (2022-09-08). The U.S. Must Ends Its Complicity in Illicit Financial Flows Out of Africa. fpif.org If you caught the breaking news story about Russians

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-08). Russia and Europe: War of Sanctions and Energy Resources. libya360.wordpress.com Yoselina Guevara L. According to press agencies, Russia will not fully resume its gas supplies to Europe until the West lifts sanctions against Moscow, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has stated. He also referred to the specific case of maintenance work on the Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline noting "we cannot say whether repair work will…

Staff (2022-09-08). Putin to meet with Xi Jinping in Uzbekistan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 08 (MNA) — Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping and other foreign leaders at the upcoming summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Uzbekistan, Kremlin aide Yury Ushakov said.

UFCLP (2022-09-08). Sunday 9/18: Ukaine, The Working Class, Russia, China & US Imperialism-A Global Working Class Panel. indybay.org To register: | us02web.zoom.us/j/89698353349?pwd=VmhPNW… | 996012…

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-09-08). Putin appoints Russia's new ambassador to Tehran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 08 (MNA) — Russian president has appointed Alexey Dedov as Russia's new ambassador to Iran replacing long-serving Levan Dzhagaryan.

Georg Auernheimer, Friedrich Homann (2022-09-08). Economic war instead of climate policy & Russia as enemy. indybay.org Sustainability and capitalism do not go together. Because capitalism needs growth and drives environmental destruction. The consequences: Species extinction, drought stress for trees, water scarcity. A consistent climate policy would have to get down to the nitty-gritty, but at present it is overshadowed by the economic war.

Infobrics (2022-09-08). India, China Should Come Together as Partners Rather Than Rivals: Chinese Envoy. infobrics.org India and China should come together as partners rather than rivals, Chinese Ambassador Sun Weidong said…

Infobrics (2022-09-08). China's Investment Cooperation with the BRICS Countries. infobrics.org The BRICS countries have the potential to become a driving force of the global economy in the next decade, as they have enormous joint potential and great opportunities within the organization. Trade, economic and investment cooperation is a key area of the institution, which can enhance the further growth of the BRICS economies. China takes the leading role in this process through active investment in other member countries, trade and humanitarian policies, and infrastructure projects within the territory of its partners…

____ (2022-09-08). Decoupling viewed as risky bet for U.S. ecns.cn The U.S. government's policies toward China are putting the country on the wrong track, according to China watchers who stress that a decoupling of the top two economies will harm the United States and the rest of the world.

____ (2022-09-08). Mudflat in Poyang Lake presents landscape of tree. ecns.cn A large area of mudflat was exposed in Poyang Lake in east China's Jiangxi Province on Tuesday. The dried-up lake bed presented a landscape of a tree.

____ (2022-09-08). East China shipwreck excavation offers Maritime Silk Road glimpse. ecns.cn Chinese archaeologists have uncovered submerged porcelain that can be traced back to the Yuan Dynasty (1271 to 1368) from the excavation of an ancient merchant vessel off the coast of eastern China's Fujian Province.

____ (2022-09-07). Energy efficiency emerging as big business with investment potential. ecns.cn Energy efficiency is emerging as a burgeoning market with increasing investment opportunities as China pledged to accelerate the formation of a resource pricing mechanism during a recent meeting amid attempts to call for sustainably using resources while minimizing environmental impact.

____ (2022-09-08). Autumn scenery of northwest China's Xinjiang in White Dew. ecns.cn In September, poplar trees turned yellow in Tekes County, Xinjiang. The fallen leaves create a golden carpet on the ground.

____ (2022-09-08). Pupils create artificial flower bouquets to mark Teachers Day. ecns.cn China will celebrate the 38th Teachers Day on Saturday.

____ (2022-09-08). Chongqing to debut at 19th China-ASEAN Expo as 'Charming City'. ecns.cn Chongqing will take part in the 19th China-ASEAN Expo scheduled to be held on Sept. 16 to 19, 2022, as a "Charming City", according to the Expo secretariat.

____ (2022-09-07). Modern Chinese scientists feature on commemorative stamps. ecns.cn China Association for Science and Technology and China Post on Wednesday in Beijing jointly released a set of four commemorative stamps themed "Modern Chinese Scientists (Group 9)."

____ (2022-09-08). Breathtaking landscape of Gila Grand Canyon in Xinjiang. ecns.cn The breathtaking Gila Grand Canyon in Fuhai County of Altay, northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, looks like a giant 3D painting at the sunset…

____ (2022-09-08). China's largest freshwater lake sees extremely low water level. ecns.cn The water level of China's largest freshwater lake, Poyang, continued to decline due to persistent high temperature and the lack of rainfall, local authorities said Tuesday.

____ (2022-09-08). Earthquake relief efforts underway in Sichuan. ecns.cn China is making all-out efforts for rescue and relief after a 6.8-magnitude earthquake jolted Luding County in Sichuan Province on Monday.

____ (2022-09-08). China's foreign currency reserves at 3.0549 trln U.S. dollars. ecns.cn China's foreign exchange reserves totaled 3.0549 trillion U.S. dollars at the end of August, down 49.2 billion U.S. dollars from July, data from the State Administration of Foreign Exchange showed Wednesday.

____ (2022-09-07). China fully echoes Kyrgyz president's comments on bilateral ties: spokesperson. ecns.cn China fully echoes Kyrgyz President Sadyr Zhaparov's comments on China-Kyrgyzstan relations, Foreign ministry spokesperson Mao Ning said Wednesday, adding that China is ready to work with Kyrgyzstan to create an even better future for China-Kyrgyzstan relations.

Vince Scappatura (2022-09-08). Operation Pitch Black: Not a benign military training exercise. greenleft.org.au The Pitch Black military exercises are one element in a series that tie Australia to US plans for retaining its regional military dominance in the face of China's rise, writes Vince Scappatura.

____ (2022-09-08). Foreigners make mooncakes to celebrate Mid-Autumn festival in Shandong. ecns.cn Foreigners make mooncakes to welcome the Mid-Autumn festival, which will fall on Sept. 10 this year, in Tai'an, east China's Shandong Province, Sept. 7, 2022.

____ (2022-09-07). Stronger foreign trade expected. ecns.cn China's foreign trade is expected to expand steadily in the coming months, driven by the government's supportive policies and the resilience of its industrial chain in electromechanical industry, experts said on Wednesday.

____ (2022-09-08). CNOOC: Jiangsu LNG tanks will enhance storage, help meet demand. ecns.cn The world's three largest liquefied natural gas storage tanks, currently under construction by China National Offshore Oil Corp, finished dome lifting operations on Wednesday in East China's Jiangsu province.

____ (2022-09-08). 14 years on, rescuer passes on love and kindness. ecns.cn After a magnitude 6.8 earthquake hit Luding county in Southwest China's Sichuan province on Monday, rescuers from across the province have rushed to the hardest-hit areas to help affected residents.

____ (2022-09-08). Xi Jinping stresses mobilizing national resources for core technology breakthroughs in key fields. ecns.cn Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, president of the People's Republic of China, chairman of the Central Military Commission and head of the Central Commission for Comprehensively Deepening Reform, presided over the commission's 27th meeting on Tuesday afternoon.

____ (2022-09-08). Masterpieces of Chinese Painting and Calligraphy on display in Hong Kong. ecns.cn Drone photo shows the magnificent scenery of Ruyuan grand canyon in Shaoguan city, south China's Guangdong Province, Sept. 7, 2022.

____ (2022-09-07). CPC allocates 20 mln yuan for relief, reconstruction in quake-hit Sichuan. ecns.cn CPC Central Committee has allocated 20 million yuan (about 2.9 million U.S. dollars) in funds to assist with disaster relief and reconstruction efforts following a 6.8-magnitude earthquake in southwest China's Sichuan Province.

____ (2022-09-08). Basic medical insurance covers 1.36 bln Chinese: official. ecns.cn The basic medical insurance scheme in China has covered more than 1.36 billion Chinese people over the past decade, said Li Bin, vice minister of National Health Commission at a press conference held Wednesday.

Staff (2022-09-08). China supera por primera vez a EE.UU. como país más citado por artículos científicos relevantes. cubadebate.cu or primera vez, China superó ligeramente a Estados Unidos en cantidad de artículos más citados, medición considerada clave en el mundo de la investigación académica, informó el National Institute for Science and Technology Policy — NISTEP (Instituto Nacional de Política Científica y Tecnológica) de Japón. El acontecimiento evidencia que la prolífica erudición de China, también se actualiza en calidad.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-09-08). Aumenta a 82 la cifra de muertos por sismo en Sichuan, China. telesurtv.net Al menos 35 personas se encuentran desaparecidas y 270 resultaron heridas debido al reciente temblor que sacudió la provincia de Sichuan.

KATIE (2022-09-08). Mobilize now for #UNGA77. Take these 5 actions and demand #UNinvestigateApartheid. bdsmovement.net

PACBI (2022-09-08). #UNGA77: Email UN officials now and demand #UNinvestigateApartheid! bdsmovement.net

Ramzy Baroud (2022-09-08). 'Painful March for Freedom': The Triumphant Legacy of Palestinian Prisoners. mintpressnews.com Around one million Palestinians were imprisoned between 1967 and 2021. Currently, hundreds of Palestinian 'administrative detainees' are held in Israeli prisons, an act that violates international law on various counts.

John Pilger (2022-09-08). John Pilger: Silencing the Lambs. How Propaganda Works. mintpressnews.com Having soaked for 82 years in a deep bath of righteousness that is the official version of the last world war, isn't it time those who are meant to keep the record straight declared their independence and decoded the propaganda? The urgency is greater than ever.

Lee Camp (2022-09-08). 'Quiet Quitting' Is Rocking Corporate America. mintpressnews.com Quiet quitting is not working just as hard. It's doing the bare minimum. The rich dicks at Wall Street Journal want you to believe that it's just continuing to burn yourself out at a job you hate, but being cool with it when you get home.

Dr. Suzanne Burdick (2022-09-08). 'God Gave Us Two Arms — One for the Flu Shot, One for the COVID Shot,' White House COVID Response Coordinator Says. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-09-08). Top 10 Reasons Sweden and Finland Will Regret Joining NATO. davidswanson.org

TeleSUR-mcs- JL (2022-09-08). Policía de Canadá amplía búsqueda de sospechoso de masacre. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con las autoridades, probablemente el presunto perpetrador de los asesinatos, Myles Sanderson, ultimó a su hermano.

Staff (2022-09-08). Atentado a Cristina Kirchner: Un intento de asesinato cuidadosamente planificado. cubadebate.cu La imputación oficial a Fernando Sabag y Blenda Uliarte establece que el intento de magnicidio fue organizado. Varios videos muestran que "la banda de los copitos" hizo "inteligencia" frente a la casa de Cristina Kirchner antes del atentado y los investigadores aseguran que el grupo participó en acciones violentas previas contra el gobierno.

TeleSUR (2022-09-08). Chileans to March to Demand Improvements in Education. telesurenglish.net Chile's Revolutionary Secondary Coordinator summoned high school students to a march on Thursday that will start at 10: 00 local time from the Bandejon Central Los Heroes in Santiago City. | RELATED: | The students demand from the Chilean authorities minimum conditions for their educational process, such as free transportation and access to health, the Internet, and infrastructure. | They also request the creation of effective…

Andy Kroll, Justin Elliott, Andrew Perez (2022-09-08). How a billionaire's 'attack philanthropy' secretly funded climate denialism and right-wing causes. nationofchange.org Barre Seid has funded climate denialism as well as a national network of state-level think tanks that promote business deregulation and fight Medicaid expansion.

WSWS (2022-09-08). UK: Truss announces £1 billion energy cost relief package. wsws.org Despite predictions of "shock and awe" level of relief for the UK's 24 million households, the measures are nowhere near enough. Millions will still be unable to turn the heating on this winter or even to cook a hot meal.

TeleSUR (2022-09-08). Steve Bannon Charged After Surrendering to New York Prosecutors. telesurenglish.net Both Steve Bannon and We Build the Wall, Inc. were charged with two counts of money laundering, three counts of conspiracy and one count of scheme to defraud by a New York State Supreme Court grand jury indictment, according to a release from Manhattan District Attorney's Office. | File photo taken on Feb. 13, 2017 shows then White House Chief Strategist Stephen Bannon at the White House in Washington D.C., the United States.

Andy Kroll (2022-09-08). America's Forever Wars Go Viral. tomdispatch.com The three men and three women stood with their right arms raised. Behind them the remains of the daylight hued the sky a bluish gray. As a fire danced at their feet, they gazed straight ahead at a camera recording their words. The square-jawed man in the middle, retired Lieutenant General Michael T. Flynn, spoke first. The others, including members of his family, repeated after him. "I do solemnly swear…" I…do solemnly swear… "That I will support and defend…" That I will support and defend… "The Constitution of the United States…" The Constitution of the United States… The setting for this oath-taki…

Anonymous Contributor (2022-09-08). Confronting White Nationalism and the Limits of the Campus Left at Arizona State University. itsgoingdown.org Report from anarchists in so-called Tempe, Arizona about organizing a counter-demonstration against white nationalist Jared Taylor on the Arizona State University campus. photo: @az_rww Beneath the veneer of liberal civility at Arizona State University (ASU), located in Tempe, lies a long history of the campus welcoming white supremacists and fascists, excused by a hand-wave towards…

TeleSUR (2022-09-08). 9 Out of 10 Countries Fall Behind in Human Development: UNDP. telesurenglish.net On Thursday, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) warned that 9 out of 10 countries fall backward in human development due to multiple crises. | RELATED: | The world is "lurching from crisis to crisis, trapped in a cycle of firefighting and unable to tackle the roots of the troubles that confront us," according to the latest Human Development Report — "Uncertain Times, Unsettled Lives: Shaping our Future in a Tra…

Steve Fraser (2022-09-08). The Trump Supreme Court is nothing new. nationofchange.org Donald Trump's three appointments to the court—Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh, and Amy Coney Barrett—cemented in place a rightward shift in its center of gravity that had begun decades earlier.

____ (2022-09-07). Heatwaves to worsen air quality, additional 'climate penalty': WMO. ecns.cn Severe, long-lasting heatwaves and more frequent wildfires could lead to even worse air quality, an additional "climate penalty" for hundreds of millions of people, World Meteorological Organization (WMO) warned on Wednesday.

WSWS (2022-09-08). New turn in Fed policy threatening financial stability. wsws.org There are warnings that the central bank's quantitative tightening in which it sells government bonds and mortgage-backed securities rather than buying them as it has for the past 14 years could create a "liquidity hole" in financial markets.

Labor Video Project (2022-09-08). "Working In An Oven" IBT UPS Teamsters Speak Out On Deadly Heatwave, Life and Death. indybay.org IBT UPS drivers and warehouse workers speak out about the dangerous temperature conditions that workers must operate in. Additionally many UPS trucks do not even have a fan.

____ (2022-09-08). S.Korea proposes talks with DPRK for reunion of separated families. ecns.cn South Korea on Thursday proposed talks with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) for the reunion of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War.

KPFA (2022-09-08). Monday 9/26: Chris Hedges: The Greatest Evil is War. indybay.org First Congregational Church of Berkeley | 2330 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704…

WSWS (2022-09-08). UK: Royal Mail workers launch third round of strikes. wsws.org The dispute cannot go forward unless workers take matters into their own hands. The grip of the CWU, which has presided over decades of attacks in partnership with Royal Mail, must be broken.

NHFWMDA (2022-09-08). Monday 9/26: No Honors & State Funeral For War Monger & Denialist Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo. indybay.org Japanese Consulate | 275 Battery St./California | San Francisco…

WSWS (2022-09-08). The Good Boss: A film, unfortunately, that Bernie Sanders would also like. wsws.org Blanco is pulling out all the stops to ready his factory and his workforce for an imminent visit from a committee that will decide which local firm collects a prestigious business excellence award.

____ (2022-09-08). Iraq's Hashd al-Sha'abi foil terrorists plot against Arbaeen. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 08 (MNA) — Iraqi media sources on Thursday announced the success of Popular Mobilization Unit (PMU), also known as Hashd al-Sha'abi, forces in thwarting the terrorists' plan to attack Arbaeen pilgrims in four Iraqi provinces.

TeleSUR, HIM (2022-09-08). øCómo fue la resistencia de los rusos al sitio de Leningrado. telesurtv.net Durante el sitio de Leningrado murieron cerca de 1.2 millones de personas, el 90 por ciento de ellas como consecuencia del hambre y los bombardeos nazis.

Frank Bergman (2022-09-08). Dutch Farmers Topple Agriculture Minister Leading Radical Climate Agenda. globalresearch.ca

Emanuel Pastreich (2022-09-08). The Democratization of Money: A Revolutionary Dollar of the People, for the People, and by the People. globalresearch.ca

TeleSUR (2022-09-08). Reconstruction in Gaza Advances at Snail Pace. telesurenglish.net Ayman al-Rifi, a Gazan man who lost his home in the latest Israeli strikes in the Palestinian enclave, had to squeeze his nine children into a small house shared with other relatives. "My family and I miraculously escaped death," the 54-year-old man said, referring to the three-day conflict between the Israeli army and the Islamic Jihad movement (PIJ) in early August | RELATED: | The Israeli missile attacks had killed nearly…

TeleSUR (2022-09-08). US Fed Survey Shows Price Levels Remain Highly Elevated. telesurenglish.net Price levels remained "highly elevated," with some districts reporting "some degree of moderation" in the rate of increase, the U.S. Federal Reserve said in a survey released on Wednesday. | RELATED: | Economic activity was unchanged, on balance, since early July, with five districts reporting "slight to modest growth in activity" and five others reporting "slight to modest softening," the Fed said in its latest B…

Rian Overy (2022-09-08). Obesity treatment through nerve stimulation is possible. healtheuropa.com New research from the University of Bonn has found that stimulation of the vagus nerve strengthens communication between the stomach and the brain, creating a new obesity treatment. The nervous system takes in sensory stimuli, processes them and triggers reactions such as muscle movements or pain sensations in the body. In recent years, research has …

TeleSUR (2022-09-08). Giant Eye Murals Call for Peace in East Jerusalem. telesurenglish.net About 20 pairs of giant eyes recently emerged on the walls of houses in Silwan, a village south of the Old City of Jerusalem, staring at the city as if trying to tell their stories. | RELATED: | These eye murals are part of the "I Witness Silwan" art project that started in 2016, when the village continued to receive house clearance and demolition orders from the Israeli government, said Zuheir Rajabi, head of Batan Al-Hawa Community Committee in…

TeleSUR (2022-09-08). Boat Sinks in Northern Brazil: At Least 14 People Dead. telesurenglish.net "There were 70 people on board, 30 were rescued, and we recovered 14 bodies," according to the government of the Pará State. | The boat was not authorized for intercity water transport of passengers, according to the Public Services Regulation and Control Agency of the State of Pará (Arcon). Sep. 8, 2022.

Liberation Staff (2022-09-08). Seattle teachers on strike for contract that meets students' and teachers' needs. liberationnews.org "We're out here because we want a contract that reflects the needs of our students and the effort and workload of our staff."

Staff (2022-09-08). Preview: What to Look for in the August Consumer Price Index. cepr.net If the CPI is zero or a small negative in August, it will strengthen the case for pausing the Fed's aggressive rate hikes.

Dr. Kirk Milhoan (2022-09-08). Video: Myocarditis in the Setting of SARS CoV-2 Infections and COVID-19 Vaccinations in Children. globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-08). UK is a Dictatorship, Not a Democracy. libya360.wordpress.com Eric Zuesse UK's recent string of atrocious Prime Ministers have not represented a majority of UK subjects (subjects of the Queen, who is sovereign; they are not citizens of their country — a "subject" is the very opposite of "a citizen," who possesses sovereignty, there being no dictatorship, of any type, over citizens). (To call…

KATIE (2022-09-08). Energy deals with Israel violate EU policies and obligations under international law. bdsmovement.net

Yoselina Guevara (2022-09-08). Moscow Receives First Shipment of Venezuelan Tropical Fruits. orinocotribune.com This Saturday, September 3, the first shipment of tropical fruits from Venezuela arrived in Moscow in a cargo flight from the Venezuelan Consortium of Aeronautical Industries and Air Services (Conviasa) by the company Caribbean Plus in cooperation with the Association of Avocado Growers of the Aristides Bastidas Municipality of Yaracuy State, (Aguabas). This shipment was made possible thanks to the support of all the personnel of Conviasa's Export Management, Conviasa's Cargo Management, the customs authorities, the Bolivarian National Guard of Venezuela, the Ministry of Agriculture and Lands of Venezuela and the…

Molly Comeaux (2022-09-08). NYC failing migrants sent from Texas. liberationnews.org Since April, Texas governor Greg Abbott has ordered the chartering of buses to transport between 8,000-9,000 migrants to Washington, DC and New York City. Operation Lone Star is a political retaliation to the Biden administration ending the Remain in Mexico order from former President Trump and the status of these cities as sanctuary cities for asylum seekers.

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano (2022-09-08). The Right to be Left Alone. America's Domestic Spy Apparatus. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-09-08). Palestinian prisoner Ahmad Musa defeats the jailer after 33 days of hunger strike. samidoun.net After 33 days of hunger strike, Palestinian prisoner Ahmad Musa has defeated the jailer. Musa, 44, is jailed without charge or trial under administrative detention. He will be released on 6 December 2022, confirmed the Muhja al-Quds Foundation. Ahmad Musa suffers from serious heart conditions that require medication and has been repeatedly transferred back and …

William Van Wagenen (2022-09-08). "Fake Counter-terrorism": As ISIS Advanced in Syria and Iraq, the US Did Nothing to Stop Them. globalresearch.ca

Steven Sahiounie (2022-09-08). Syria Is Key to Turkey's Future, Economically and Politically. globalresearch.ca

Fvorinoco (2022-09-08). Petro Receives Credentials from Ambassador Plasencia. orinocotribune.com The Venezuelan ambassador was received by the president of Colombia, Gustavo Petro, this Thursday, and at that moment, a new diplomatic stage between both nations began. | This Wednesday, Félix Plasencia, the plenipotentiary ambassador of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to the Republic of Colombia, described his meeting with President Gustavo Petro as a historic event for both nations. | Through a telephone call with the state channel, Plasencia pointed out that this meeting confirms Venezuela's commitment to brotherhood with nearby towns and its neighboring country, "between supportive governments that a…

Matthew Ehret-Kump (2022-09-08). New Documentary: Why Assume There Will be Another Election? The 1934 Bankers Coup Revisited. globalresearch.ca

Reyna Wang (2022-09-08). Labor Day rally demands recognition of Amazon and Starbucks unions. liberationnews.org On Sept. 5, hundreds of workers and organizers gathered in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York City for a Labor Day March for Recognition rally. Amazon Labor Union (ALU) and Starbucks Workers United (SWU) organized the action to demand recognition of their respective unions and show support for labor struggles across the city. They were joined in solidarity by workers from Google's Alphabet Workers' Union, the Trader Joe's Union, the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union (RWDSU), and members from the Party for Socialism and Liberation.

TeleSUR (2022-09-08). PAHO Reports More Than 30,000 Cases of Monkeypox in the Region. telesurenglish.net The health authority indicated that the stigmas surrounding the disease keep the vulnerable population away from the necessary information, tests and medical attention. | Director of the PanAmerican Health Organisation (PAHO), Dr Carissa Etienne said prevention remains a major key in preventing the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the Monkeypox viruses in the Americas.

Ryan Kidwiler (2022-09-08). Manchin sells out working class Appalachians for Mountain Valley Pipeline. liberationnews.org First proposed in 2014, the MVP is an unfinished natural gas pipeline traveling through West Virginia and Virginia.

Monet Bailey (2022-09-08). New insight into autism and infections in pregnancy. healtheuropa.com Research illuminates new knowledge about infections in pregnancy and the increased risk of neurodevelopmental conditions. Having an infection in pregnancy can be detrimental to your unborn child. Common infections can cause adverse effects like miscarriage and neurodevelopmental conditions. However, the Karolinska Institutet unearthed new information about the link between autism and infections in pregnancy. "Our …

Binoy Kampmark (2022-09-08). Dunderheaded Diplomacy: Australia's Funding Offer to the Solomon Islands. dissidentvoice.org What is it about Australian diplomacy that makes it so clumsy and dunderheaded? Is it the harsh delivery, the tactless expression, or the inability to do things with subtle reflection? On September 6, Australian diplomacy gave another display of such form with Foreign Minister Penny Wong's remarks about the Solomon Islands elections. Things have been …

Rian Overy (2022-09-08). Broadening research on long COVID syndrome. healtheuropa.com Understanding long COVID syndrome is vital for ensuring those affected can receive the best possible care. Aranka Ballering, first author of a study that compared groups of uninfected and COVID-19-positive participants explains how such research can help inform the healthcare response. For many people who contract COVID-19, symptoms will ease within one to two weeks, …

TeleSUR (2022-09-08). Attack on VP Cristina Fernandez Prompts Dialogue in Argentina. telesurenglish.net Eight days after the assassination attempt on Vice President Cristina Fernandez-Kirchner, the administration of President Alberto Fernandez again asked the political opposition to dialogue and avoid hate speech that promotes violence. | RELATED: | On Sept. 1, Argentina entered into "anxiety" with the attack against the Peronist leader, said the Presidency spokeswoman Gabriela Cerruti, who asked the entire political class to renew the pact tha…

TeleSUR (2022-09-08). Update: World Leaders React to the Death of Queen Elizabeth. telesurenglish.net

Fvorinoco (2022-09-08). Venezuela's Foreign Minister Demands Release of EMTRASUR Plane & Crew. orinocotribune.com Faría reiterated that detaining the plane is an illegal act. SURES (Studies and Defense in Human Rights) submitted a report to the UN Special Rapporteur regarding the Venezuelan plane hijacked in Argentina. ALBA-TCP echoed demands for the release of the aircraft. | Three months after the initial event, Venezuela's Minister for Foreign Affairs Carlos Faría expressed his solidarity with the victims of the hijacking of the EMTRASUR plane, and demanded the release of the aircraft and its crew. | "To #A3MesesDelSecuestroDelAvisión from the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, we raise our voice with more force so that…

Julia Rock (2022-09-08). Most Dems Mum On Blocking Manchin's Pipeline Deal. levernews.com

James Corbett (2022-09-08). The Unanswered Questions of 9/11. globalresearch.ca In his latest weekly address to the nation, President Obama asserts that America's questions about 9/11 have been answered. If only it were so.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-08). Italy at a Crossroads Ahead of Crucial Elections. libya360.wordpress.com The snap elections in Italy come in the context of the dissolution of the Parliament in July, eight months ahead of its term ending. All major political parties and their coalitions are competing in the elections. Leftist parties have also launched their electoral platform called the People's Union (PU) and have begun campaigning across the…

The Global Research Team (2022-09-08). Twenty-one Years Ago, Global Research Embarked on Its Mission to Spread the Truth. globalresearch.ca Just two days before the 9/11 attack, Prof. Michel Chossudovsky singlehandedly launched the Global Research website. | Among the first articles was a coverage of the events surrounding the "terrorist attack" and the subsequent US invasion of Afghanistan on October 7, …

Abayomi Azikiwe (2022-09-08). Columbus Police Executes Donovan Lewis: 20-year-old Unarmed Youth While Lying in His Bed, at 2:00AM. globalresearch.ca

Canadians for Justice, Peace in the Middle East (2022-09-08). Canada's Pro-Israel Voting Record at the UN Contradicts Its Own Values and Interests, According to GAC Officials. globalresearch.ca

TeleSUR (2022-09-08). Sabag Montiel & Brenda Uliarte Charged for Attack on Kirchner. telesurenglish.net According to the court, there was prior planning and agreement between Fernando Sabag Montiel and his partner, Brenda Uliarte, to kill the former president of Argentina. | RELATED: | It was determined that Uliarte accompanied Sabag Montiel "in the vicinity of the place where they arrived together." It was also proven that both owned the firearm for some time before the attack, allegedly since August 5, 2021. | Judge…

Tom Conway (2022-09-08). Bringing workers' rights into a Constitution? An innovative state ballot proposal could offer a new path for labor. nationofchange.org

Fvorinoco (2022-09-08). ALBA-TCP Demands Return of EMTRASUR Plane & Crew. orinocotribune.com

Melina Ivanchikova (2022-09-08). Maternity homes in Cuba: A story of human-centered care. liberationnews.org In 1962 the first pilot-program for maternity homes was established as a comprehensive center for maternal care to support rural women's health, and later expanded to serving any woman with a high-risk pregnancy who needed the support the centers could offer.

TeleSUR (2022-09-08). New Protests in Haiti Bring Thousands to Demand Ouster of PM. telesurenglish.net Thousands of people in Haiti ¥s capital and other major cities organized new protests on Wednesday to demand safer streets, more affordable goods and the resignation of Prime Minister Ariel Henry. | RELATED: | In Port-au-Prince, demonstrators went through Delmas and Petion Ville but could not reach Ariel Henry ¥s residence, who traveled on Wednesday to Florida to meet with U.S. businessmen. | "The situation is getting worse…

Miguel Santos García (2022-09-08). "Piracy Through Lawfare" Seeks to "Divide and Rule" South America. globalresearch.ca

TeleSUR (2022-09-08). Maduro Meets Colombian Trade Minister To Strengthen Relations. telesurenglish.net "This Thursday (September 8), the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro Moros, receives at the Miraflores Palace (seat of Government) the Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism of the Republic of Colombia, Dario Umaña Mendoza, as part of the strengthening of bilateral relations between the two countries," the Presidential Press reviewed in a note. | RELATED: | Umaña arrived in Caracas…

KATIE (2022-09-08). Join thousands of supporters worldwide for our #UNGA77 Global Day of Action! bdsmovement.net

Staff (2022-09-08). EMTRASUR Boeing 747 Crew to Appear in Argentinian Court. orinocotribune.com The 19 member Venezuelan and Iranian crew of the EMTRASUR aircraft illegally retained in Argentina will have to go to trial to clarify the situations that involved the retention of the Boeing 747-300 cargo jet and the impediment of its crew to leave the country. | The information was released by the manager of Conviasa and director of international relations of the Venezuelan ministry of transport, Eliana Salazar, in a radio interview. | She informed that: "On…

____ (2022-09-08). Doctors concerned about health of Queen Elizabeth: report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 08 (MNA) — Doctors are concerned about the health of Queen Elizabeth and have recommended the 96-year-old remains under medical supervision, Buckingham Palace said on Thursday.

____ (2022-09-08). Relief work underway in quake-hit Sichuan. ecns.cn Rescuers raced against time to send relief materials to Moxi town, the epicenter of the 6.8- magnitude earthquake in Sichuan.

____ (2022-09-08). Chinese netizens moved by SWAT police officer's tragic tale. ecns.cn Many Chinese netizens were moved by a SWAT police officer, who rescued three trapped residents during the Luding earthquake with his teammates but later discovered that his father and younger sister had died in the quake.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-09-08). Video: The Covid-19 "Killer Vaccine", Devastating Social and Economic Impacts of the Lockdown. Join Hands and Break "The Covid Consensus" globalresearch.ca

Angela (2022-09-08). Saturday 9/10: Virtual Book launch event: "Glory to God in the Lowest: Journeys to an Unholy Land" indybay.org

Angela (2022-09-08). Sunday 9/11: Free virtual screening of the film "Massaker" indybay.org

____ (2022-09-08). Iran Exclusive Exhibition inaugurated in Moscow. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 08 (MNA) — The Exclusive Exhibition of Islamic Republic of Iran was inaugurated in Moscow's CROCUS EXPO Center on Thursday with the participation of Head of Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPOI) and Iranian envoy to Moscow.

David Giesen (2022-09-08). Saturday 9/3: Cast out of Eden ain't bad when you've got the whole rest of the world. indybay.org American Youth Hostel | 312 Mason Street | San Francisco | (meet in the lobby)…

Staff (2022-09-08). Gen. Bagheri hails heliborne practice at Army drill. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 08 (MNA) — Major General Mohammad Hossein Bagheri hailed the practice of helicopter operation in the Army Ground Force Eghtedar (Strength) drill, saying the drill showed the high preparedness of helicopter unit of the Ground Force army.

Staff (2022-09-08). Shooting rampage in US Memphis left 4 people dead, 3 wounded. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 07 (MNA) — Four people were killed and three others were wounded in a shooting rampage in Memphis, Tennessee, Wednesday, police said at a news conference early Thursday morning.

____ (2022-09-07). UN chief calls for action to reduce air pollution. ecns.cn United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for collective action to reduce air pollution and maintain a healthy planet.

A Guest Author (2022-09-08). Labor Day sip-ins for Portland Starbucks workers. workers.org At the Macadam Starbucks in Portland, Oregon, Maddi Johnson, on the right, and Milo, second from the right. By Maddi Johnson Sept. 5 — When it comes to Starbucks, Portland has the highest unionization density of any city in the U.S. Local supporters of Starbucks workers kept the pressure on . . . |

Jake Johnson (2022-09-08). 'A Disgrace': Ron Johnson Says He Opposes Same-Sex Marriage Bill. commondreams.org "He's unfit for public office," responded progressive challenger Mandela Barnes.

____ (2022-09-07). Epidemic controllable in Beijing, officials say. ecns.cn The COVID-19 outbreak in Beijing is controllable, thanks to the quick and decisive measures taken by health authorities after infection clusters emerged in local schools this week, a senior official said at a news conference on Wednesday.

Kip Sullivan (2022-09-08). Value-Based Payment Is the New For-Profit Health Care Industry. truthout.org Over the last decade, a new industry has emerged that may eventually contribute as much to Like the insurance industry, the VBP industry hovers over doctors and patients and seeks to influence (and in some cases, dictate) doctor-patient decision-making, and in t…

WSWS (2022-09-08). Kaiser mental health strike in Northern California enters fourth week. wsws.org As the strike of mental health workers at Kaiser Permanente in Northern California enters its fourth week, thousands of Kaiser nurses are being kept on the job without a contract by their union.

Oakland Asian Cultural Center (2022-09-08). Saturday 9/10: Stop the Violence — Solidarity Now! Forum 1. indybay.org Pacific Renaissance Plaza | 388 Ninth Street, Suite 290 | Oakland, California 94607…

Bach's Daughter (2022-09-08). Friday 10/28: Eve, An Opera. indybay.org The Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, 3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA 94123…

Angela (2022-09-08). Saturday 9/10: Free virtual screening of the documentary film "Bread & Butter" indybay.org

TeleSUR (2022-09-08). US: Concerns Are Mounting Due to Escalating Monkeypox Outbreak. telesurenglish.net More than three months into the monkeypox outbreak, 20,733 monkeypox cases have been confirmed in the United States, according to the latest data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). | RELATED: | Concerns are mounting that the window of opportunity for containing the escalating monkeypox outbreak in the country may be closing, with vaccine shortages leaving some at-risk groups waiting wee…

WSWS (2022-09-08). Diary of a socialist Amazon worker: "Labor Day 2022—just another day of labor" wsws.org The following is the first entry in the series "Diary of a socialist Amazon worker," a column authored by Austin Bailey, a socialist-minded worker in his twenties, who has followed the World Socialist Web Site since 2016. Bailey writes this column to reach other workers, especially at Amazon, who have burning questions about the realities of working class life.

Sarah Hathway (2022-09-08). Where to after the Jobs and Skills Summit? greenleft.org.au The union movement faces big challenges in ensuring that any changes to bargaining extends workplace rights and protections. Sarah Hathway reports.

Michael Jansen (2022-09-08). Israel Should be Demoted From Full UN Membership. globalresearch.ca

Jake Johnson (2022-09-08). New Report Debunks Manchin's Claim That Mountain Valley Pipeline Helps Climate. truthout.org

Staff (2022-09-08). Iran interior minister meets with Iraqi PM to discuss Arbaeen. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 08 (MNA) — Iran interior minister Ahmad Vahidi met with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi in Baghdad on Thursday to discuss bilateral cooperation and coordinating efforts to hold Arbaeen procession.

____ (2022-09-07). Chinese taikonauts talk with Tanzanian students from space. ecns.cn Three Chinese taikonauts on Tuesday talked with Tanzanian students from space via video link to an event organized by the Chinese embassy in the commercial capital of Dar es Salaam.

____ (2022-09-08). Iraq agrees with Iran to step up Arbaeen pilgrims travels. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 08 (MNA) — Iranian Minister of Interior said that the Iraqi government has agreed with Iran's proposal for the acceleration of travels of Arbaeen pilgrims from Iran in the neighboring country.

Peter Symonds (2022-09-08). UN Backs US Propaganda of Chinese Abuses Against Uyghurs. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2022-09-08). Seattle teachers join expanding strike wave of US workers. wsws.org The surge in living costs, long working hours and other abusive conditions are driving more American workers to strike.

____ (2022-09-08). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on September 8. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 08 (MNA) — Mehr news agency takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Thursday, September 8.

____ (2022-09-08). Haikou duty free shopping complex expected to open this year. ecns.cn Covering an area of about 926,000 square meters, the complex is expected to open the public this year.

Our Downtown ‚Ä¢ Our Future (2022-09-08). Saturday 9/10: Yes on Measure O Kickoff Party. indybay.org 123 Green Street, Santa Cruz…

Marilyn Bechtel (2022-09-08). Kaiser Permanente nurses hold informational pickets for nurse and patient safety. peoplesworld.org OAKLAND, Calif. — As passing cars honked in solidarity, dozens of registered nurses and nurse practitioners, members of the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United, walked an informational picket line Sept. 1 in front of Kaiser Permanente's Oakland Medical Center to protest Kaiser administrators' refusal to address their deep concerns about health and safety issues and …

____ (2022-09-08). Policy measures to grab what 'golden September' has to offer. ecns.cn The central authorities have recently introduced a package of policies to stabilize the economy.

Revolution Books (2022-09-08). Sunday 9/11: Biden's Imperialist Climate Bill: The Devil Lies in the Big Picture. indybay.org Revolution Books, 2444 Durant Ave. Berkeley…

Mark Gruenberg (2022-09-08). Speedy organizing drive brings minor-league baseball players into union fold. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—In a record for speedy organizing—one week—more than 90% of the nation's 5,400 minor league baseball players signed National Labor Relations Board union election authorization cards to join the Major League Baseball Players Association. The announcement, from MLBPA Executive Director Tony Clark—a former minor leaguer and major league star himself and devoted unionistcame at a …

John W. Whitehead (2022-09-08). First Came 9/11. Then COVID-19. What's the Next Crisis to Lockdown the Nation? globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2022-09-08). South Korean truck drivers continue months-long protest for better conditions. wsws.org The KCTU and its affiliated unions are systematically isolating the drivers to prevent other exploited sections of the working class from joining in a broader struggle in defence of their wages and working conditions.

Federico Fuentes (2022-09-08). Brazil: 'The left as a whole faces a historic moment'. greenleft.org.au Sao Paulo socialist councillor Luana Alves recently spoke about why Brazil's upcoming election is the most important in decades, and about the challenges for the left in defeating Jair Bolsonaro's dangerous movement. Federico Fuentes reports.

Michael Berkowitz (2022-09-08). Korean series 'Extraordinary Attorney Woo' challenges assumptions about autism and ability. peoplesworld.org On its face, "Extraordinary Attorney Woo" is a gentle plea for tolerance and understanding. Netflix's new Korean television series is the story of a young attorney, fresh out of law school, taking her first job as a lawyer in a prestigious, powerful downtown Seoul law firm. Woo is extraordinary as she is not only the …

WSWS (2022-09-08). Biden calls rail unions to Washington for talks in bid to head off strike action. wsws.org The fact that Wednesday's talks took place at all is a sign of extreme nervousness that the union bureaucracy may not have workers—who are demanding strike action on September 16—under control.

Reid Hulleza (2022-09-08). Fighting to keep the lights on: Detroit residents vs. electricity monopoly profits. peoplesworld.org DETROIT—Residents, activists, and community leaders here are coming together to fight back against plans by the local electricity monopoly to hike power bills by 8.8%. The scheme by DTE (Detroit Edison) would be the second highest rate increase by any investor-owned utility in the country. A public hearing on Aug. 22 was a chance for …

____ (2022-09-08). FM spox slams US, UK baseless accusations against Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 08 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman strongly condemned the baseless accusations of the US National Security Council and British Foreign Ministry against Iran regarding the alleged cyberattacks on Albania.

____ (2022-09-08). Chinese scientists depict precision strategies for head, neck cancer: study. ecns.cn Cancer is a cunning foe since its kaleidoscopic genetic alterations often render precision therapy extremely elusive. A group of Chinese scientists tried to cover all options with one map of potential drugs for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC).

In Modesto (2022-09-08). Anti-Fascists Fight Back at "Straight Pride" Rally. indybay.org Saturday August 27 was Straight Pride's 4th annual appearance in the Central Valley town of Modesto, California. This far right group is on the Southern Poverty Law Center's hate list.

____ (2022-09-08). Iran newly-appointed envoy submits credentials to UN chief. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 08 (MNA) — The permanent representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations submitted a copy of his credentials to the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday.

TeleSUR (2022-09-08). Queen Elizabeth II Died Aged 96 at the Balmoral Castle. telesurenglish.net Buckingham Palace has just confirmed that Queen Elizabeth II of England died at the age of 96 at Balmoral Castle in Scotland. She passed away surrounded by her children and after 70 years on the throne. Prince Charles, 73, is now king, and will be officially proclaimed at St James's Palace in London as soon as possible. | RELATED: | Elizabeth Alexandra Mary —whose official title is Elizabeth II, by the Grace of…

____ (2022-09-07). Canadian police say another suspect in fatal stabbings taken into custody. ecns.cn Canadian police said Wednesday that another suspect of the two accused in a string of fatal stabbings in Saskatchewan province had been located and taken into custody.

Thomas Palley, Leo Ensel (2022-09-08). How the West betrayed Mikhail Gorbatchev. indybay.org Gorbachev wanted to transform the Soviet Union from a closed, repressive system into an open, communicative socialist system that would be part of the European family. This effort was called glasnost (openness) and was advanced through the reform movement called perestroika.

____ (2022-09-08). Iran achieves 100% self-sufficiency in drone technolog: Cmdr. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 08 (MNA)— The Commander of Army Air Force of the Islamic Republic of Iran said that the country has reached 100% self-sufficiency in the field of producing Unmanned Aeria Vehicle (UAV) and will continue its path in this field vigorously.

____ (2022-09-08). Extremely rare Iron Age papyrus note discovered in Israel. ecns.cn A view of a papyrus fragment of an ancient Hebrew document presented by the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) at its Dead Sea conservation lab in Jerusalem, Sept. 7, 2022.

WSWS (2022-09-08). Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa. wsws.org Schools strikes in France, Norway and Turkey over pay and conditions as new term begins; UK court workers walk out over conditions, joining criminal barristers on indefinite strike over cuts to legal aid and pay; South African bus drivers in Johannesburg and Pretoria in wildcat strike over pay face dismissal as public sector pay strike looms; Nigerian lecturers strike over pay and education funding continues over six months…

____ (2022-09-08). Short-distance trips to boost holiday tourism. ecns.cn Domestic tourism is projected to rebound during the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival holiday with short-distance trips remaining a popular choice for travelers due to some travel restrictions in areas experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks.

____ (2022-09-08). Iran partakes 3rd Intl. AgroFood Exhibition in Iraq Kurdistan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 08 (MNA) — The 3rd International Agrofood Exhibition was inaugurated in Iraq's Kurdistan region's Sulaymaniyah on Thursday and Iran's pavilion was introduced as the largest foreign pavilion in the event.

Party for Socialism & Liberation (2022-09-08). Sunday 9/11: Climate Solutions Beyond Capitalism — National Book Tour. indybay.org Peace & Justice Center | 467 Sebastopol Ave., Santa Rosa…

Anna Fleck (2022-09-08). "The Dis-United Kingdom": Only 12% of Brits "Have Trust in Truss" globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2022-09-08). Australian central bank continues aggressive interest rate rises as government outlines austerity budget. wsws.org The interest rate rises are part of a broader assault on the working class which includes austerity budget cuts being enforced by the Labor government.

Gay Shame (2022-09-08). Saturday 9/24: Abort the "Walk for Life" organizing meeting. indybay.org 17th and Folsom St in SF (it will be in the park, outside, come masked)…

Amy Kelly (2022-09-08). Pfizer, FDA, CDC Hid Proven Harms to Male Sperm Quality, Testes Function, From mRNA Vaccine Ingredients. globalresearch.ca

Angela (2022-09-08). Sunday 9/11: Free screening of the documentary film "Gaza Hospital" indybay.org

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-09-08). Iran condemns Arab League, Quartet Committee statement. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 08 (MNA) — The spokesperson of Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned the statement issued after the 158th meeting of foreign ministers of the Arab League and the Quartet Committee.

The Poetry Center at SF State (2022-09-08). Thursday 9/22: Renowned Local Poets Shurin And Gluck Celebrate 75th Birthdays With Collective Reading. indybay.org McRoskey Mattress Company | 1687 Market Street | SF, CA 94103…

Jeanette Bent (2022-09-08). Saturday 9/17: Science Saturdays at the Children's Museum. indybay.org Inside the Capitola Mall at the Santa Cruz Children's Museum of Discovery (1855 41st Avenue, Capitola, CA 9 10).

____ (2022-09-08). Xi replies to letter from students in teacher training program at Beijing Normal University. ecns.cn Xi Jinping on Wednesday replied to a letter from students participating in a program at the Beijing Normal University aimed at training teachers for service in underdeveloped areas in central and western regions.

WSWS (2022-09-08). Australia's Biosecurity Act: An unprecedented handover of power. wsws.org This legislation permits the governor-general, on the "advice" of the health minister, to declare a "human biosecurity emergency," with vast powers, and explicitly bars parliament from overturning that declaration.

Jim McIlroy (2022-09-08). Childcare workers strike for pay, conditions in 'largest shutdown' ever. greenleft.org.au Thousands of childcare workers walked out across the country as part of their campaign for better pay and conditions. Jim McIlroy reports.

____ (2022-09-08). 10th meeting of Assembly of Experts. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 08 (MNA) — The closing ceremony of 10th meeting of the presiding board of Assembly of Experts, headed by Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati, was held at the old building of the Islamic Consultative Assembly (Majlis) in Tehran on Wednesday.

____ (2022-09-08). Chongqing Hongya Cave draws tourists at night. ecns.cn The lighting on the exterior wall of Hongya Cave in Chongqing has been restored recently.

Margaret Menge (2022-09-08). CDC Survey: More Than Half of Babies, Toddlers Had 'Systemic Reaction' After COVID-19 Vaccine. globalresearch.ca

Christian Hacke, Peter Nowak (2022-09-08). We are witnessing the collapse of diplomacy. indybay.org We, who keep this society running, are footing the bill, while the super-rich and big corporations are lining their pockets, making profits from the crises.

____ (2022-09-08). Mainland thanks Taiwan people for Sichuan quake support. ecns.cn A mainland spokesperson on Thursday extended gratitude to people in Taiwan for expressing their concern and sympathy for the quake-hit Luding County in Sichuan Province.

WSWS (2022-09-08). What does the newly-established "Socialist Union of Forces" in Turkey stand for? wsws.org The main function of the misnamed Socialist Union of Forces is to try to drive rising social opposition into the safe political channels and prevent the development of a genuine revolutionary socialist alternative for the working class.

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