Monthly Archives: October 2022

2022-10-31: News Headlines

Dave DeCamp (2022-10-31). Kremlin Says Talks on Ukraine Should First Be Held With US. news.antiwar.com The Kremlin said Saturday that talks over the war in Ukraine must first be held with the US as Russian officials continue to signal that they're open to negotiations with Washington. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that the US and its Western allies have a say over what Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky could agree to, …

Dave DeCamp (2022-10-31). US Air Force To Deploy Six Nuclear-Capable B-52 Bombers to Australia in Move Aimed at China. news.antiwar.com Australia's ABC News has reported that the US is preparing to deploy up to six nuclear-capable B-52 bombers to Australia in a provocative move aimed at China. The US will build facilities for the B-52 bombers at the Tindal air base, which is just south of the northern coastal city of Darwin. The US plan …

Kurt Nimmo (2022-10-31). Biden Surrenders First Use Nuke Policy to Pentagon Neocons. globalresearch.ca

En.mehrnews (2022-10-31). Lula da Silva beats Bolsonaro to lead Brazil again. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) — Former Brazilian President Luis Inacio Lula da Silva on Sunday defeated incumbent Jair Bolsonaro in an election that marked a stunning comeback for the leftist leader and the end of the country's most right-wing government.

____ (2022-10-31). Former Brazilian president Lula da Silva to begin third term in office. ecns.cn Former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva of the Workers' Party (PT) won a new term as Brazilian president on Sunday and will begin his third term in office since Jan. 1, 2023.




Mike Whitney (2022-10-31). 'Ukraine Plans to Use a Nuclear Weapon' Says Russian Minister of Defense. globalresearch.ca

Eric Margolis (2022-10-31). Stop World War III — Now! globalresearch.ca




Cameron Brohman (2022-10-31). Haiti: An Inconvenient History, an Uncomfortable Truth. "Until Haiti spoke, no Christian nation had abolished slavery" globalresearch.ca

Pepe Escobar (2022-10-31). Putin: 'The Situation Is, to a Certain Extent, Revolutionary'. globalresearch.ca

Dave DeCamp (2022-10-31). Biden's Iran Envoy Says US Won't 'Waste Time' on Iran Nuclear Deal Talks. news.antiwar.com On Monday, President Biden's special envoy for Iran, Robert Malley, said the US isn't going to "waste its time" on talks with Tehran to revive the nuclear deal and would use a military option as a "last resort" against Iran. Negotiations between the US and Iran on the nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA, have …

En.mehrnews (2022-10-31). 152 countries reiterate call for Israeli membership in NPT. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) — 152 members of the United Nations General Assembly First Committee have demanded that the Israeli regime's nuclear program be put under the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)…




K Ehlers, A Baerbock & L Obrecht (2022-10-31). In the eye of the typhoon, Hardened fronts & The Nuclear War Bluff. indybay.org Nuclear war is a big bluff & the last means of the cult to enforce its Great Reset to control & decimate humanity. Now is the time to recognize this & not be fooled again by the dilettantes in the Western governments. The worldwide growing resistance will end all plans of the globalists & expose all deceptions. Those responsible will be exposed.Love remains when illusion & fear fall…

WSWS (2022-10-31). Attack on Russian fleet threatens collapse of deal ensuring vital grain shipments. wsws.org A Ukrainian drone attack on the Russian Black Sea fleet is the latest effort to provoke an escalation of the military conflict.

____ (2022-10-31). 2,022 drones perform light show to mark university's 70th anniversary in Nanjing. ecns.cn A total of 2,022 drones perform light show to celebrate the 70th founding anniversary of Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics in east China's Jiangsu Province, Oct. 30, 2022.

Dave DeCamp (2022-10-31). Turkey in Talks With Russia, Ukraine on Resuming Grain Deal. news.antiwar.com Russia has pulled out of a Turkey and UN-brokered deal that allowed grain exports to leave Ukraine's Black Sea ports in response to a drone attack against the Russian Black Sea Fleet in Crimea. In an attempt to revive the deal, the Turkish Defense Ministry said that the Turkish defense minister, Hulusi Akar, is speaking …

____ (2022-10-31). Russia halts participation in grain deal. ecns.cn Russia has suspended its participation in a landmark agreement that allowed grain exports from Ukraine, blaming drone attacks on Russian ships in Crimea.

En.mehrnews (2022-10-31). Tajik MFA rejects allegations of assembling Iranian drones. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan has rejected the allegations raised by Ukrainian blogger Dmitry Gordon that Iranian drones are assembled in Tajikistan.

TeleSUR, lvm, JDO (2022-10-31). Rusia prevé continuar diálogo con Tàºrkiye y ONU sobre alimentos. telesurtv.net Vicecanciller ruso valora que los contactos se retomarán tras investigar el ataque ucraniano con drones contra barcos de Moscú.

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-10-31). Rusia revela que ataque en Sebastopol fue lanzado desde Odesa. telesurtv.net Las conclusiones se derivaron tras examinar los módulos de navegación canadienses en los drones empleados por Ucrania.




Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J. S. Davies (2022-10-31). The growing chorus for peace in Ukraine. nationofchange.org There is an alternative. We can and must resolve this conflict through peaceful diplomacy and negotiation, to end the killing and destruction and let the people of Ukraine live in peace.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-10-31). Russia Informs the UN it Will Inspect Ships as Black Sea Grain Corridor Closes. libya360.wordpress.com Ukraine's "abuses" of the humanitarian corridor forced Moscow to suspend it, an envoy has told the Security Council Ukraine "grossly violated" the Istanbul agreement on grain exports via the Black Sea and forced Moscow to suspend it indefinitely, Russia's envoy to the UN Vassily Nebenzia told the Security Council on Monday. The Russian Navy will inspect all…

Staff (2022-10-31). "The Letter Is Common Sense": Rep. Ro Khanna Defends Progressives' Push for Diplomacy with Russia. democracynow.org Why did members of the House Progressive Caucus retract a letter to President Biden that called for diplomatic engagement with Russia to end the war in Ukraine? We speak with Congressmember Ro Khanna of California, one of the signatories, who says he continues to stand by the letter despite the decision to withdraw it. "This letter simply affirms that while we stand with Ukraine, we also have those diplomatic channels," says Khanna, who adds that President Biden and senior military figures have expressed similar sentiments about the need for diplomacy.

Dave DeCamp (2022-10-31). Finnish Law Enforcement: Arms Sent to Ukraine Ending Up in Hands of Criminals. news.antiwar.com Finland's national law enforcement agency, the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI), has warned that weapons being shipped to Ukraine are ending up in the hands of criminal gangs. The Finnish broadcaster YLE reported Sunday that a preliminary investigation conducted by the NBI found that criminals in Finland may have captured military arms sent to Ukraine. …

En.mehrnews (2022-10-31). 12 ships carrying grain left Ukraine' Black Sea ports: report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) — Ukraine said that 12 ships carrying grain left its Black Sea ports on Monday, despite Russia withdrawal from a deal that allowed the passage of millions of tons of grain during Moscow military operations in Ukraine.

WorkWeek (2022-10-31). Railworkers Support Rally at Oakland &SA Dockers Strike with ILWU, No War in Ukraine. indybay.org WorkWeek covers Railroad Workers Solidarity Rally At Port Of Oakland & SA Dockers Strike With ILWU, Oakland Rally Against War In Ukraine & The Life & Struggles of UFWA Founder Al Rojas…

Dave DeCamp (2022-10-31). Turkey Vows to Keep Ukraine Grain Moving After Russia Suspends Deal. news.antiwar.com Turkey on Monday said it was committed to ensuring grain will keep shipping out of Ukraine's Black Sea ports despite Moscow saying it would suspend its participation in the export deal. "Even if Russia behaves hesitantly because it didn't receive the same benefits, we will continue decisively our efforts to serve humanity," Turkish President Recep …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-10-31). Russia Offers an Alternative to the Ukraine 'Grain Deal'. libya360.wordpress.com Moscow could provide poorer nations with grain from its own stocks Russia is ready to provide poorer grain-importing nations with supplies from its own stocks to replace Ukrainian exports, Kremlin Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov told journalists on Monday. Earlier, Russia suspended its participation in the so-called "grain deal" with Ukraine following an attack on its navy base…

WSWS (2022-10-31). The significance of the Democratic Socialists of America's call for US war against Russia until "Ukrainian victory" wsws.org The DSA's endorsement of US imperialism's war against Russia in Ukraine is not a break with its history. On the contrary, it is the latest (and most dangerous) iteration of the organization's pro-imperialist political essence.

En.mehrnews (2022-10-31). Russia funds could be used to finance Ukraine reconstruction. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) — An EU official says that $13.75 billion worth of Russian frozen assets could be transferred to a compensation fund for Ukraine reconstruction.

En.mehrnews (2022-10-31). Czech, Ukrainian PMs meet in Kyiv as Russian strikes continue. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) — Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala met his Ukrainian counterpart Denys Shmyhal in Kyiv on Monday in the wake of missile attacks on Kyiv and multiple regions, media have reported.

SouthFront5 (2022-10-31). In Video: Amazing Adventures Of Ukrainian Soldier Junkie. southfront.org

En.mehrnews (2022-10-31). New Russian envoy submits credentials to Iran FM. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) — The newly-appointed Russia's ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Iran Alexey Dedov submitted a copy of his credentials to the Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian on Monday.

En.mehrnews (2022-10-31). Russia, Turkey experts discussing gas hub establishment. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) — Russian and Turkish experts are already at work to explore ways to establish a gas hub meant to redirect gas from the Nord Stream pipelines to the TurkStream, the Russian Ambassador to Ankara said.

Staff (2022-10-31). NATO, British, U.S. warships consolidate presence in Barents Sea. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Barents ObserverOctober 25, 2022 NATO frigates shadowed outside Russia's Arctic submarine bases For the third year in a row, the British navy sails into the Barents Sea for Arctic navigational training. Norway's "Thor Heyerdahl" frigate sailed along as the frigate "HMS Northumberland" and supply tanker "Tiderace" this September operated north. "Increased allied presence in Norway …

____ (2022-10-31). Xi congratulates Russia-China Friendship Association on 65th founding anniversary. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping has sent a congratulatory letter to the Russia-China Friendship Association on its 65th anniversary.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-10-31). Xi Jinping's 'Authoritarian Turn': The CPC's 20th Congress Maintains Internal Stability at a Time of Multiple Global Crises. libya360.wordpress.com This article by Jenny Clegg, author of China's Global Strategy: towards a multipolar world, addresses the question of China's putative 'authoritarianism', and in particular the issue of Xi Jinping's election for a third five-year term as General Secretary of the CPC, which marks a break with the two-term limit introduced in the 1980s. The author opines…

____ (2022-10-31). China successfully launches space station lab module Mengtian. ecns.cn

____ (2022-10-31). China's non-manufacturing PMI down in October. ecns.cn The purchasing managers' index (PMI) for China's non-manufacturing sector came in at 48.7 in October, down from 50.6 in September, the National Bureau of Statistics said Monday.

____ (2022-10-31). Mandarin ducks enjoy winter in Guizhou. ecns.cn A flock of Mandarin ducks fly over the Diluo lake in Jiangkou County of Tongren City, southwest China's Guizhou Province. Migrant Mandarin ducks enjoy winter in Guizhou.

____ (2022-10-31). China's steadfast economic growth in past decade boon to world. ecns.cn

____ (2022-10-31). Efforts urged to publicize spirit of Party congress. ecns.cn A senior Party official said on Sunday that efforts should be made to publicize the spirit of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China to build consensus and unity in action for building a modern socialist country in all respects.

____ (2022-10-31). China sends lab module Mengtian into space. ecns.cn Mengtian, the second lab module of China's space station, was successfully launched into space in Hainan on Monday.

____ (2022-10-31). China harvests more than 90% autumn grain. ecns.cn China has harvested 1.176 billion mu (133 million hectares) of autumn grain, roughly more than 90 percent of all autumn crops, official data showed on Sunday, a signal of another full-year bumper harvest despite unprecedented summer drought hitting the southern part of the country.

____ (2022-10-31). China to launch space station lab module Mengtian Monday afternoon. ecns.cn China will launch space station lab module Mengtian Monday afternoon from the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site on the coast of the southern island province of Hainan, according to the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA).

____ (2022-10-31). World's largest stand-alone duty-free store opens in China. ecns.cn Haikou International Duty-Free City Shopping Complex, the world's largest stand-alone duty-free store, opened in South China's Hainan Province on Friday, marking another signature project in the province.

____ (2022-10-31). Senior CPC official urges promotion of Party congress guiding principles. ecns.cn Senior Communist Party of China (CPC) official Cai Qi has urged efforts to effectively promote the guiding principles of the 20th National Congress of the CPC.

____ (2022-10-31). China's Mengtian space station lab module ready for launch. ecns.cn The combination of China's space station lab module Mengtian and a Long March 5B Y4 carrier rocket is ready for launch on the launch tower at the Wenchang Space Launch Site, south China's Hainan Province, Oct. 30, 2022.

____ (2022-10-31). Regulation on tutoring institutions to remain for all-around development. ecns.cn China will not slow its efforts to regulate academic tutoring and will impose heavy fines on tutoring institutions that violate the rules, Minister of Education Huai Jinpeng said on Friday.

____ (2022-10-31). China-based researchers develop rapid testing methods for monkeypox virus. ecns.cn Some China-based researchers have recently developed three rapid testing methods for monkeypox virus (MPXV) that can provide the result in 20 to 30 minutes and are significantly faster than the traditional quantitative real-time PCR (polymerase chain reaction) method.

____ (2022-10-31). China's manufacturing PMI down in October. ecns.cn The purchasing managers' index (PMI) for China's manufacturing sector came in at 49.2 in October, down from 50.1 in September, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Monday.

____ (2022-10-31). CRRC to build world longest subsea high-speed railway tunnel in E China's Zhejiang Province. ecns.cn The construction and operation contract of high-speed railway linking Ningbo and Zhoushan in East China's Zhejiang Province was finalized between China Railway Construction Corporation (CRRC) and local government of Zhejiang.

____ (2022-10-31). China launches space station lab module Mengtian. ecns.cn China successfully launched its space station lab module Mengtian atop a Long March-5B Y4 carrier rocket from the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site in south China's Hainan province at 3: 37 p.m.on Monday (Beijing Time).

____ (2022-10-31). Nation's efforts help boost global growth. ecns.cn China's efforts to expand high-level opening up and its deepened involvement in forming multilateral rules for trade in services will bolster global economic growth and enrich its dual-circulation development paradigm, experts said.

____ (2022-10-31). Tesla to debut two new models at CIIE. ecns.cn Electric-car giant Tesla will bring its Model S Plaid and S3XY to the 5th China International Import Expo, the company said on its Weibo account on Monday.

____ (2022-10-31). Legal revision to better fortify women's rights. ecns.cn Women will be given stronger protection and support in more aspects, including in employment and within their own families, thanks to a newly amended law adopted by China's top legislature.

____ (2022-10-31). Over 4,000 complete artifacts unearthed from 6 new Sanxingdui sacrificial pits. ecns.cn A total of 15,109 artifacts, of which 4,060 are intact, have been unearthed from the six new sacrificial pits of Sanxingdui Ruins site in southwest China's Sichuan, said Lei Yu, curator of the Sanxingdui Museum, on Saturday at a seminar.

____ (2022-10-31). Agriculture trade with U..S going strong. ecns.cn Agricultural trade between China and the U.S. is still strong, despite tensions between the two countries in other areas, Chinese and U.S. trade experts and business insiders at an agriculture food forum said.

____ (2022-10-31). Structural transformation gives rise to development. ecns.cn China's structural transformation, which takes the economic transition as the mainstay, will lay a solid foundation for the country's high-quality development and inject strong impetus into global economic growth.

Asa Winstanley (2022-10-31). Secret document reveals Israel lobby's dominance of Labour. electronicintifada.net Shadow minister made extraordinary commitments to donor Trevor Chinn.

Binoy Kampmark (2022-10-31). Virtuous hypocrisy: The Socceroos and the Qatar World Cup. greenleft.org.au The kicking of the first ball in Qatar will induce a collective sporting amnesia for which the Socceroos will be complicit, argues Binoy Kampmark.

Staff (2022-10-31). Poland, NATO partner S. Korea boost military integration. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Polish RadioOctober 31, 2022 Polish deputy PM in Seoul discusses defence cooperation with South Korea A Polish deputy prime minister has met with South Korea's top armaments official in Seoul to discuss ways to enhance the defence partnership between the two countries…. Jacek Sasin met with South Korea's Minister of the Defence Acquisition Program Administration, …

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-10-31). Nueva masacre en Colombia tras el asesinato de cuatro personas. telesurtv.net La ejecución se registró en el municipio de Cartago, departamento Valle del Cauca, a la altura del sector Piedras de Moler en la vía que comunica con el municipio de Alcalá.

TeleSUR -mcs, JCM (2022-10-31). Inician investigación sobre asesinato de Eric Jean Baptiste en Haití. telesurtv.net El secretario general del partido Agrupación de Demócratas Nacionales Progresistas, Eric Jean Baptiste, fue asaltado por individuos armados en Laboule.

Olivia Rosane (2022-10-31). EPA gives school districts across U.S. nearly $1 billion to buy clean school buses. nationofchange.org "It doesn't make sense to send our kids to school on buses that create brain-harming, lung-harming, cancer-causing, climate-harming pollution‚Ä≥…

____ (2022-10-31). Musk Takes Twitter Helm, Enacts Sweeping Change as Deal Closes. transcend.org 28 Oct 2022 – Elon Musk wasted no time taking complete control of Twitter Inc. The billionaire appointed himself chief executive officer, dismissed senior management and immediately began reshaping strategy at one of the world's most influential social media platforms as his $44 billion take-private deal closed.

Dana Sanchez (2022-10-31). Understanding Why The Federal Reserve Has To Trade Economic Downturn For Lower Inflation. moguldom.com To get inflation under control, the Federal Reserve may have to blow up the economy with a fourth consecutive interest rate hike expected on Dec. 2 and a possible fifth one before the end of 2022, exacerbating fears of a recession. It's uncertain whether the massive rate increases and tightening Fed policy will produce a …

Dean Baker (2022-10-31). Inflation and Recession: Where Are We Now? cepr.net A lot of new data on the economy last week … was pretty good from the standpoint of stable growth and slowing inflation, but there is still much ambiguity and serious grounds for concerns about the future.

WSWS (2022-10-31). Australian Labor budget benefits the rich at the expense of workers. wsws.org Beyond any supposed "gains" from the budget, millions of working-class households will be much worse off as a result of the Labor government's refusal to provide any relief from surging inflation and mortgage interest rates.

Theodore L Catt (2022-10-31). Building community with food, not bombs. greenleft.org.au Food Not Bombs Newcastle is building community by providing warm vegan meals for locals. Theodore L Catt reports.

Manlio Dinucci (2022-10-31). The Economic War "Bombing" Italy and Europe. The Political Mandate of Goldman Sachs and Rothschild Appointees. globalresearch.ca

En.mehrnews (2022-10-31). Canada announces new anti-Iran bans aimed at fomenting riots. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) — The government of Canada announced new sanctions on Tehran in continuation of the western countries' animosity towards the Iranian nation in support of riots.

Kate Simpson (2022-10-31). Reclaim the Night: 'Everyone has the right to be free from violence'. greenleft.org.au The Illawarra community gathered at Lysaght Park for the annual Reclaim the Night protest to demand the right to be free from violence. Kate Simpson reports.

WSWS (2022-10-31). Europe's governments prepare third winter of mass COVID-19 infection and death. wsws.org With the near-total abandonment of measures to contain the spread of the virus, epidemiologists are warning of the deadly impact of two new vaccine-resistant variants this winter.

En.mehrnews (2022-10-31). HR org. warns against Saudi rulers plan to execute 15 people. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) — A human rights organization has said that the Saudi rulers have sentenced 15 people including children to death and have warned against their imminent execution.

Staff (2022-10-31). Rep. Ro Khanna: U.S. Should Halt Arms to Saudis over Yemen War & Oil Production Cuts. democracynow.org Democratic Congressmember Ro Khanna says Saudi Arabia should face consequences for its decision to cut oil output by 2 million barrels a day as part of the OPEC+ cartel, raising gas prices in the United States just before the midterm elections where cost-of-living issues are expected to be a major factor. He also discusses the Saudi-led war in Yemen, describing it as "one of the largest humanitarian crises in the world" that must be brought to an end. Khanna recently co-authored legislation calling on the United States to stop arms transfers to Saudi Arabia.

WSWS (2022-10-31). "Trust and respect given to others must be earned": Railroad worker demands accounting of BLET finances, moratorium on officers' salaries. wsws.org The Railroad Workers Rank-and-File Committee has received the following open letter from a Chicago-area railroader which was forwarded to the WSWS for publication.

____ (2022-10-31). S.Korea, U.S. kick off joint air drills. ecns.cn South Korea and the United States kicked off their large-scale joint air drills on Monday, involving about 240 warplanes, according to the South Korean air force.

WSWS (2022-10-31). Strike cancellation provokes workers' fury as UK's Royal Mail declares war. wsws.org The CWU's abject capitulation—it did not even issue a legal challenge to Royal Mail's anti-strike tactics—was the green light for company bosses to commence a frontal onslaught on postal workers.

Isabella (2022-10-31). San Francisco Confronts Inequality at the Ballot Box. inequality.org

Party for Socialism, Liberation, Bay Area (2022-10-31). San Francisco: Vote 'Yes' on Props M, O and H! liberationnews.org The Party for Socialism and Liberation – Bay Area is endorsing Propositions M, O and H, on the People First San Francisco campaign put forth by Democratic Socialists of America San Francisco.

Stop Camp Grayling (2022-10-31). #StopCampGrayling Protesters Hang Banner, Light Fireworks at DNR Director's Home. itsgoingdown.org The following action report was originally published by Stop Camp Grayling on social media. For more background on this struggle, see this zine here. Forest defenders descended on Department of Natural Resources (DNR) director Dan Eichenger's home last week to demand he reject the land-use agreement with the Michigan National Guard, which would double the…

Staff (2022-10-31). Mass mobilization for the liberation of Georges Abdallah marches to the prison gates. samidoun.net On Saturday, 22 October, over 1,000 people marched to Lannemezan prison to demand the immediate release of Georges Abdallah, the imprisoned Lebanese Arab Communist struggler for Palestine imprisoned in France since 1984. This mass demonstration, the 12th annual march, was a great success that followed extensive work by many organizations, collectives, campaigns, associations, unions and …

_____ (2022-10-31). Resolving the Tajikistan-Kyrgyzstan conflict and strengthening the two countries' armed forces. journal-neo.org The unstable situation in Afghanistan, the aftermath of the January events in Kazakhstan and the armed conflicts between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan make the Central Asian region prone to risks of destabilization. And some of the most vulnerable states in Central Asia (CA) in terms of instability today are Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, which is greatly exacerbated …

Ameer Makhoul (2022-10-31). Israel Elections: Shock the Victims to Save the Coloniser. globalresearch.ca

David Ruccio (2022-10-31). The world according to Bloomberg. mronline.org The story currently being peddle by the folks at Bloomberg [ht: ja] is that the American middle-class is currently suffering, as the enormous wealth they managed to accumulate during the past few years is now dwindling. And that crisis—the end of their "once-in-a-generation wealth boom"—is what they will take into the midterm elections.

Dr SherAli Tareen (2022-10-31). Regime Change in Pakistan: "Liberal Fundamentalists" against Imran Khan. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Emanuel Garcia (2022-10-31). Fake News at the University: In Defence of Dr. Oz. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Gilbert Doctorow (2022-10-31). Judgment Day Is Fast Approaching. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2022-10-31). COVID Reset: The Day of Reckoning Is Coming. globalresearch.ca

Editor (2022-10-31). Liberal Democracy: The Bedfellow of fascism. mronline.org Antifascism, as a politic and concept, has grown more appealing in the last 6 years because of the rise of right-wing authoritarianism domestically and globally rooted in patriarchy and ongoing (settler) colonialism.

Editor (2022-10-31). Mainland media fail to ask why Puerto Rico requires 'resilience'. mronline.org The people of Puerto Rico woke up on the morning of September 19 only to relive a nightmare. Two days before Hurricane Maria's five-year anniversary, on September 18, Hurricane Fiona made landfall on the island's southwest coast. The storm caused widespread flooding, landslides and power outages. At least 16 people have died as a result.

Fight Back (2022-10-31). Interview with FRSO leader Masao Suzuki: The fight against national oppression and the struggle for socialism. fightbacknews.org Fight Back! News interviews the chair of the Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO) Joint Nationalities Commission Masao Suzuki. | Fight Back!: FRSO says that the U.S. is a jailhouse for oppressed nationalities. What is meant by this? | Masao Suzuki: The FRSO describes the United States as a "jailhouse for oppressed nationalities" for three reasons. First, the United States was founded on the genocide and land theft of Native Americans, and the chattel slavery of Africans. From its very beginning, U.S. capitalism was based on both national oppression and the exploitation of U.S. workers. Thus, in FRSO we see…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-10-31). Lula da Silva Wins Brazilian Presidency. libya360.wordpress.com Lauren Smith Right-winger Jair Bolsonaro's claims of election fraud reduced to sour grapes as Brazil's bulletproof voting process shames the United States' swiss-cheese system Workers' Party (PT) candidate, former president Lula da Silva, won the Brazilian presidency with just over 50 percent of the vote in the runoff election held on October 30. Incumbent Jair Bolsonaro, a…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-10-31). Neo-Colonialism, International Finance Capital and the Necessity of Pan-African Sovereignty. libya360.wordpress.com Abayomi Azikiwe Sudan Women And The Democracy Movement African Union member-states are facing a critical conjuncture as the looming threats of global conflict against imperialism threatens world peace Note: These remarks were prepared and delivered in part to a webinar entitled "AFRICOM, Corporate Dominance, Neo-Colonialism: How Do People Assert Their Humanity and Choices." The event…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-10-31). Sudan: A Year After Military Coup, Pro-Democracy Protesters Reiterate Call of "No Compromise!" libya360.wordpress.com Pavan Kulkarni Photo: @hlfayatalmlook While right-wing parties negotiate with the army to reach a power-sharing agreement coalesced by the US, the streets show the people's determination to overthrow the junta, argues the Sudanese Communist Party (SCP) On Monday, October 25, hundreds of thousands of protesters took to streets in at least 19 cities and towns…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-10-31). USA: What the 2022 Midterm Election Charade Offers Us. libya360.wordpress.com Stansfield Smith That neither the Democrats nor the Republicans are offering anything to alleviate the problems working people face is illustrated by their campaign fear-mongering — the former over "fascism" and the latter over "socialists" and "radicals." No matter which party dominates the midterm elections, do not expect either will herald in fascism or socialism….

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-10-31). Moderna CEO Switches Up: Only The Vulnerable Need Covid Boosters Now. moguldom.com The CEO of pharmacy giant Moderna has weighed in on whether everyone needs to get annual covid booster shots — and his answer is no. Stéphane Bancel made his position clear at Yahoo Finance's All Markets Summit. He said he believes covid will become more like the flu. "I think it's going to be like …

Kristina Borjesson (2022-10-31). Video: No Patient Complaints, Yet Alleged "Charges of Incompetence". Dr. Meryl Nass Hearing. globalresearch.ca

Kyle Anzalone (2022-10-31). US Hopes to Find Third Country to Lead UN Mission to Haiti. globalresearch.ca

Media Lens (2022-10-31). How the Media Quarantined Evidence on Nord Stream Sabotage. globalresearch.ca

Megan Redshaw (2022-10-31). 45 Deaths, 5,000+ Adverse Events Following Updated Booster Shots Reported to VAERS, CDC Data Show. globalresearch.ca

Mickey Z. (2022-10-31). This Halloween, You Wanna See Something Really Scary? dissidentvoice.org "The only thing we have to fear…" (said the dude who signed Executive Order 9066) Halloween is an odd holiday. The ostensible concept — as it has evolved to become — is to shock, startle, frighten, petrify, horrify, and/or terrify… all while consuming enough high fructose corn syrup to keep the American Dental Association content …

Prabhat Patnaik (2022-10-31). Whatever happened to Liz Truss? mronline.org The most intriguing question with regard to Liz Truss' resignation as the prime minister of Britain after a mere 44 days in office is this: what is it about her economic programme that the "market" (read "finance capital") found unpalatable?>

Prof. Anthony J. Hall (2022-10-31). "Judicial Negligence" and Constitutional Rights: COVID Restrictions Imposed by Trudeau Government, Violating the Rights of Canadians. globalresearch.ca

Richard Gale (2022-10-31). The 5G Roll Out: EMF Radiation, Devastating Health Impacts, Social and Economic Implications. Crimes Against Humanity? globalresearch.ca

Rqorinoco (2022-10-31). 35 Years After His Assassination, Thomas Sankara Still Inspires Liberation in Africa. orinocotribune.com

SAMIR (2022-10-31). Boycott the Jerusalem International Oud Festival. bdsmovement.net

Staff (2022-10-31). Lula Becomes Brazil's New President Despite Bolsonaro's Voter Suppression. orinocotribune.com This Sunday, October 30, former President Luiz Inácio "Lula" da Silva outvoted President Jair Bolsonaro, less than two hours after the closing of the polls, concluding the second round of presidential elections in Brazil. | With 98.86% of total votes counted, the official The Brazilian electo…

Staff (2022-10-31). Message by Bechir Ben Barka to the March for Return and Liberation. samidoun.net Bechir Ben Barka, the son of Moroccan revolutionary leader Mehdi Ben Barka, who was forcibly disappeared in Paris on 29 October 1965, issued the following statement of greetings and solidarity to the March for Return and Liberation in Brussels on 29 October 2022, organized by the Palestinian Alternative Revolutionary Path Movement (Masar Badil): On behalf …

Sustainable Pulse (2022-10-31). Indian Government Restricts Use of Glyphosate in Massive Blow to Agrichemical Lobby. globalresearch.ca

UnHerd (2022-10-31). Video: His Wife's Plea: The Case for Julian Assange. globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-10-31). Xi sends condolences to S. Korean president over stampede in Seoul. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a message of condolence Sunday to South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol over a stampede in the South Korean capital Seoul, which caused heavy casualties.

Jim McIlroy (2022-10-31). End the blockade of Cuba, protesters demand. greenleft.org.au Protesters gathered in Sydney to demand the United States government end its 60-year-old illegal blockade of Cuba, in the lead up to another United Nations vote on the issue. Jim McIlroy reports.

____ (2022-10-31). Death toll of stampede in Seoul rises to 154. ecns.cn The death toll of the stampede accident at Itaewon in Seoul during Halloween gatherings has risen to 154 as of 5: 30 p.m. on Sunday, according to Yonhap News Agency.

____ (2022-10-31). UN chief saddened by loss of life in South Korea stampede. ecns.cn UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was deeply saddened by Saturday's deadly stampede in the South Korean capital of Seoul, said his spokesman on Sunday.

Jackie Kriz (2022-10-31). Environmental Jobs Alliance Geelong hosts inaugural dinner. greenleft.org.au Environmental Jobs Alliance Geelong (EJAG) celebrated its work with a dinner involving representatives from the Wadawurrung Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation unionists, community members and local businesses. Jackie Kriz reports.

Lucy Stock (2022-10-31). The Weekly Round-up: Kay's Law, emotional AI, and injunctions. ukhumanrightsblog.com In the news: Dominic Raab has returned to the role of Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor. Brandon Lewis stepped down from the role after days in office; he recently engraved his name on the foundation stone at London's Justice Quarter, where construction of a 'super court' began last week. On 25 …

Revolution Books (2022-10-31). Thursday 11/3: Premiere: Up Close & Personal with Bob Avakian. Heart and Soul & Hard-Core for Revolution. indybay.org 2444 Durant Avenue | Berkeley…

En.mehrnews (2022-10-31). Over 33k liters of smuggled fuel seized in Fars prov. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 01 (MNA) — As much as 33,500 liters of smuggled fuel have been seized in Jahrom county, Fars province, Iran, according to the police.

California Democratic Party (2022-10-31). Monday 10/31: Prop 1 Rally at USF. indybay.org On top of Lone Mountain at University of San Francisco!

En.mehrnews (2022-10-31). VIDEO: Israeli troops shoot at Palestinian ambulance. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) — The Zionist regime's forces shot an ambulance belonging to the Palestinian Red Crescent in Jenin early on Monday. A member of the medical team was wounded in the assault.

En.mehrnews (2022-10-31). Iran sanctions 4 American entities, 10 individuals. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) — Iran's Ministry of Foreign Affairs imposed new sanctions against several American individuals and entities.

Adriaan Alsema (2022-10-31). Colombia declares natural disaster in response to excessive rainfall. colombiareports.com The government of Colombia's President Gustavo Petro declared a natural disaster, which would allow a more effective response to excessive rainfall. The declaration of a natural disaster gives the government…

En.mehrnews (2022-10-31). Volume of Iran-Kazakhstan transit to increase four-fold. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) — The Iranian Roads and Urban Development Minister has said that with a new agreement between Iran and Kazakhstan, the volume of bilateral transit between the two nations will increase four-fold.

En.mehrnews (2022-10-31). ISIL chieftain detained by Iraqi forces in Kirkuk. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) — Iraqi military spokesman Brigadier General Yahya Rasoul on Monday announced that a major ISIL chieftain was arrested.

WSWS (2022-10-31). 100 years since Mussolini's March on Rome. wsws.org The hundredth anniversary of Mussolini's seizure of power is not only of historical interest, but of burning political actuality. A week ago, his political heirs took over the Italian government.

En.mehrnews (2022-10-31). Iran congratulates Brazil's Lula over election victory. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) — The spokesperson of the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nasser Kan'ani, congratulated Luis Inacio Lula da Silva and the people of Brazil on Lula's victory in the recent presidential elections in Brazil.

City of Sunnyvale (2022-10-31). Wednesday 12/14: Sustainable Food Gardening In Our Own Backyards. indybay.org Register for this free event at foodgardening.eventbrite.com | Registered attendees will be emailed the webinar link in the days preceding the event.

Paulo Cabral (2022-10-31). Lula comes out on top in Brazil's presidential election, Bolsonaro yet to concede. america.cgtn.com President Jair Bolsonaro has yet to concede defeat in Sunday's election, narrowly won by his opponent Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.

____ (2022-10-31). Production at Foxconn hit by COVID-19. ecns.cn Authorities in Zhengzhou, Henan province — home to a mammoth electronics manufacturing factory recently affected by COVID-19 infections in the city — said on Sunday that efforts have been stepped up to facilitate the return trips of plant workers to their hometowns.

En.mehrnews (2022-10-31). Iran's steel output up 27% in month: WSA. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) — The World Steel Association (WSA) in its latest report announced that Iran's steel production has registered a 27 percent growth in the Iranian month of Shahrivar (Aug. 21-Sept. 22).

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-10-31). Protest Opposes Expanded US/UN Military Intervention in Haiti. indybay.org US, Canada, France and even the UN have brought oppression and disease to Haiti…

WSWS (2022-10-31). Rock and pop musicians cancel fall tours out of pandemic-related concerns. wsws.org The pandemic is exacerbating the already difficult conditions for musicians, many of whom can ill afford to cancel performances.

Climate Creative (2022-10-31). Friday 11/4: The Climate Gallery Launch: An Interactive Night For Art and Environment. indybay.org CounterPulse 80 Turk Street San Francisco, CA 94102…

Fight Back (2022-10-31). UT Austin students defend women's and LGBTQ rights. fightbacknews.org Austin, TX – On Thursday evening, October 29, a group of around ten students gathered on the University of Texas at Austin campus to rally for women's and LGBTQ rights. Led by the Austin Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), the rally focused on student demands of the UT Austin administration, calling on the university to provide free menstrual products and contraceptives in all campus bathrooms. Students are also demanding the university declare itself a sanctuary campus for trans youth in light of legislative attacks earlier this year against trans youth receiving gender-affirming care. | The protest include…

Editor (2022-10-31). Chris Hedges: Death of an Oracle. scheerpost.com

WSWS (2022-10-31). Australian state election campaign in Victoria—major parties conceal preparations for austerity agenda. wsws.org The pro-business, rightwing Labor government of Premier Daniel Andrews has been in power since 2014, and presides over Australia's worst state debt and deficit situation.

David Hughes (2022-10-31). What Is in the So-called COVID-19 "Vaccines"? globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-10-31). Mainland to further facilitate tourist travel to Macao SAR. ecns.cn Smart machines to issue travel endorsements for tourists going to the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) are scheduled to open across the mainland on Nov. 1 to facilitate mainland residents' travel to the SAR.

En.mehrnews (2022-10-31). Armenian PM due in Tehran for bilateral talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) — Armenia's Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan is set to visit the Iranian capital of Tehran on Tuesday.

SouthFront5 (2022-10-31). Ruined and Looted City Of Artemivsk In DPR (Videos). southfront.org

____ (2022-10-31). Shanghai to reduce energy consumption per unit of GDP by 14% in 2025. ecns.cn By 2025, Shanghai will reduce its energy consumption per unit of GDP by 14 percent compared with 2020, said the Shanghai Municipal Government on Monday.

En.mehrnews (2022-10-31). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on Oct. 31. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Monday, October 31.

WSWS (2022-10-31). Chicago Ford rank-and-file committee issues statement: "Elect Will Lehman for UAW president!" wsws.org The recently formed rank-and-file committee said it "will not only campaign to elect Will, but through this campaign we will fight for our critical needs and demands."

____ (2022-10-31). Swiss breaks Guinness World Record for world's longest narrow gauge passenger train. ecns.cn The world's longest narrow gauge passenger train of Swiss Rhaetian Railway has entered the Guinness Book of Records.

____ (2022-10-31). Shanghai to reduce energy consumption per unit of GDP by 14 % in 2025. ecns.cn By 2025, Shanghai will reduce its energy consumption per unit of GDP by 14 percent compared with 2020, said the Shanghai Municipal Government on Monday.

Dave Ball (2022-10-31). Maritime Union of Australia: 150 years of internationalism and struggle. greenleft.org.au The Maritime Union of Australia has just marked the 150th anniversary of its formation. MUA Victoria deputy branch secretary Dave Ball discusses the union's internationalism and enduring militancy.

WSWS (2022-10-31). Elon Musk tweets right-wing conspiracy theory about violent assault on Paul Pelosi. wsws.org Musk's tweet included a link to an article published by the Santa Monica Observer, a right-wing news site with a history of posting misinformation.

WSWS (2022-10-31). As more infectious variants spread in Germany, rising number of COVID patients experience severe illness. wsws.org The number of hospitalizations has been rising rapidly, now reaching about 16,000 hospitalizations per week.

Steve Taylor (2022-10-31). Offloading climate responsibility on the victims of climate change. greenleft.org.au Ahead of the COP27 climate meeting in Egypt, Breaking Green podcast spoke to Nigerian environmentalist Nnimmo Bassey.

San Francisco Public Library (2022-10-31). Saturday 12/17: Author: Rage of Innocence by Kristin Henning and Reginald Dwayne Betts. indybay.org [ONLINE] San Francisco Main Library…

En.mehrnews (2022-10-31). Regional mechanisms solution to resolve Caucasus disputes: FM. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister in a phone talk with his Azeri counterpart said that Iran believes that the right way to resolve the Caucasus dispute is through 3+3 meetings and regional mechanism.

WSWS (2022-10-31). Over 150 dead in Halloween disaster in South Korea. wsws.org The tragedy is a result of a lack of basic safety measures, a long-standing problem for which both the ruling and opposition parties are responsible.

WSWS (2022-10-31). Pediatric health care workers plead for help as US hospitals are overwhelmed by spread of respiratory viruses. wsws.org The real nightmare this Halloween is being experienced by thousands of parents and children in hospital waiting rooms and by the millions of health care providers witnessing patients suffer and health systems collapse long before the expected peak of respiratory viruses.

John Wojcik (2022-10-31). Media relies on Republican propaganda tools when predicting GOP victory. peoplesworld.org While no one has a crystal ball that can tell for sure what will happen in the elections next week, one thing is certain. There will not be the Republican, or "red," wave that both the GOP and huge sections of the media are hyping. Early voting across the country has surpassed all previous records, …

____ (2022-10-31). Vertical wall dancing performed at Lincoln Center in New York(1/4). ecns.cn Dancers from Bandaloop perform vertical wall dance on the facade of David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center during the open house weekend in New York City, New York, the United States, Oct. 29, 2022.

____ (2022-10-31). Chinese premier to host meeting of SCO council of heads of government of member states. ecns.cn The 21st Meeting of the Council of Heads of Government of Member States of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) will be held via video link on Tuesday. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will host the meeting in Beijing, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson announced Monday.

En.mehrnews (2022-10-31). Syrian army shells terrorists positions across country. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) — Syrian news sources on Monday reported that the Syrian army has heavily targeted the positions of the terrorists in different regions of the country.

San Francisco Trans Film Festival (2022-10-31). Thursday 11/10: 25th Anniversary San Francisco Trans Film Festival. indybay.org Z Space | 4 Florida St, | San Francisco, CA 94110…

Jake Johnson (2022-10-31). AIPAC Super PAC Throws in Against Progressive Democrat Summer Lee. commondreams.org "Seems like AIPAC and the GOP have the same agenda," responded one progressive campaigner.

WSWS (2022-10-31). Arson attack on UK asylum centre the product of government's anti-migrant agenda. wsws.org This act of right-wing terror is the direct result of the filthy anti-migrant atmosphere whipped up by the Conservative government, the Labour opposition and the media.

____ (2022-10-31). Mainland vet experts set to assist treatment of giant panda in Taiwan. ecns.cn The required applications for the experts have been completed and the facility is awaiting the finalized list of the expert team, as the beloved panda's brain tumor has been progressing rapidly since it was first diagnosed in September.

En.mehrnews (2022-10-31). Bomb explosion in Iraq's Kirkuk leaves at least 4 injured. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) — A bomb explosion in Iraq's Kirkuk province left at least 4 people injured, local sources reported late Sunday.

WSWS (2022-10-31). Netanyahu and establishment parties pave way for rise of far-right in Israel's election. wsws.org Who is able to form a government will largely depend on the surging vote for the far-right, and the plunging support for the traditional organizations of the "left" and the Arab parties.

En.mehrnews (2022-10-31). VIDEO: Moment when cable bridge collapses in India. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) — The footage shows the moment when a cable bridge collapsed in Gujarat's Morbi on Sunday evening, leaving 141 people killed.

Jim McIlroy (2022-10-31). Medicare problems point to systematic underfunding, corporatisation. greenleft.org.au The controversy over a recent investigation into alleged fraud in the Medicare system points to system failures resulting from chronic under-funding. Jim McIlroy reports.

En.mehrnews (2022-10-31). Death toll from Philippines tropical storm Nalgae nears 100. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) — Nearly 100 people have died in one of the most destructive storms to lash the Philippines this year with dozens more feared missing in a mudslide-hit mountainside village.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-10-31). Two Imperial academics win ERC Advanced Grants for 'cutting-edge' research. imperial.ac.uk Two Imperial academics have won European Research Council grants to accelerate their ground-breaking research into materials and chemical engineering.

Isaac Nellist (2022-10-31). Climate groups condemn police intimidation tactics. greenleft.org.au An alliance of climate action and environment groups have condemned the stepping up of police intimidation against activists in the lead up to IMARC. Isaac Nellist reports.

Staff (2022-10-31). Rep. Ro Khanna Condemns Attack on Paul Pelosi, Says GOP Is Stoking Political Violence. democracynow.org Police in California have arrested a 42-year-old man for breaking into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's home and assaulting her 82-year-old husband with a hammer. Paul Pelosi suffered a skull fracture and other injuries, but is expected to make a full recovery. We speak to Democratic Congressmember Ro Khanna of California as President Biden links the attack on the Pelosis to election conspiracy theories spread by Republicans. Khanna says "he is sickened by what happened" and that simply condemning violence is not enough. "What we need to be responding to is the threat of political violence tha…

Mark Steele (2022-10-31). Fifth Generation (5G) Directed Energy Radiation Emissions In the Context of Contaminated Nanometal Covid-19 Vaccines with Graphite Ferrous Oxide Antennas. globalresearch.ca

En.mehrnews (2022-10-31). Iran, PUIC Secretariat ink coop. agreement to strengthen ties. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) — A cooperation agreement was signed between the government of Islamic Republic of Iran and Secretariat of Parliamentary Union of OIC Member States (PUIC) to further expand bilateral interaction.

WSWS (2022-10-31). Pediatric health care workers cry for help as US hospitals are overwhelmed by spread of respiratory viruses. wsws.org The real nightmare this Halloween is being experienced by thousands of parents and children in hospital waiting rooms and by the millions of health care providers witnessing patients suffer and health systems collapse long before the expected peak of respiratory viruses.

____ (2022-10-31). The Dark Origins of the Davos Great Reset. transcend.org 25 Oct 2022 – Important to understand is that there is not one single new or original idea in Klaus Schwab's so-called Great Reset agenda for the world. Nor is his Fourth Industrial Revolution agenda his or his claim to having invented the notion of Stakeholder Capitalism a product of Schwab.

En.mehrnews (2022-10-31). Iran seeks to win Intl. Beach Soccer Cup title for 4th time. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) — Iran will start the 2022 Intercontinental Beach Soccer Cup on Tuesday with a match against Paraguay.

En.mehrnews (2022-10-31). Ghalibaf receives Syrian parl. delegation for meeting. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) — The Vice Chairman of Iran-Syria Parliamentary Friendship Group and her accompanying delegation met with Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, Speaker of the Iranian parliament in Tehran Monday.

The Associated Press (2022-10-31). 'Our Phoenix': Lula's Ups And Downs in Brazil Defy Belief. latinorebels.com Four years ago, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's reputation and political future were in tatters. On Sunday, in yet another twist, Brazilian voters chose him by the narrowest of margins to once again lead the world's fourth-largest democracy.

____ (2022-10-31). People mourn for victims of deadly stampede in South Korea. ecns.cn At least 154 people were killed. A 475-member investigation team has been set up for the Itaewon stampede, a scientific investigation team, a victim protection team and a special investigation team.

En.mehrnews (2022-10-31). Mehdi Taremi; 'jack of all trades'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) — Squawka News has given the Iranian football star, who has recently been selected as the player of the week by UEFA, the unofficial name of "jack of all trades".

En.mehrnews (2022-10-31). 17th Iran Intl. Auto Parts Exhibition kicks off in Tehran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) — The 17th edition of Iran International Parts Exhibition was inaugurated in Tehran Permanent Intl. Fairgrounds on Monday with the participation of the deputy industry.

En.mehrnews (2022-10-31). Shiraz to host exhibition of coffee & related industries. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) — The 6th international and specialized exhibition of coffee & related industries is set to take place in Shiraz, Iran as of tomorrow.

____ (2022-10-31). Swiss railway company claims record for world's longest passenger train. ecns.cn The world's longest narrow gauge passenger train of Swiss Rhaetian Railway has entered the Guinness Book of Records.

WSWS (2022-10-31). Reject the sell-out contract at Frankfurt University Hospital! Build action committees! wsws.org Nursing and care staff must work for no less than 10 days under conditions of labour shortages before they are entitled to a single day off in compensation.

WSWS (2022-10-31). Canadian imperialism's predatory reach far exceeds its grasp. wsws.org These remarks were delivered by Keith Jones to the Sixth National Congress of the Socialist Equality Party (Australia), held from September 24 to 27, 2022.

En.mehrnews (2022-10-31). IRGC seize foreign vessel carrying 11mn liters smuggled fuel. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) — The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy seized a foreign vessel carrying smuggled fuel in the Persian Gulf.

WSWS (2022-10-31). The attack on Paul Pelosi and the crisis of American democracy. wsws.org On the eve of the 2022 elections, one capitalist party openly incites right-wing violence while the other capitulates to it.

____ (2022-10-31). Death toll in India's bridge collapse rises to 132. ecns.cn Death toll in a pedestrian bridge collapse in the western Indian state of Gujarat Monday rose to 132, local media reports quoted officials as saying.

En.mehrnews (2022-10-31). Natl. security stability requires focusing on passive defense. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) — Chairman of Iranian Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission said that sustainability of national security requires focusing on concept of passive defense.

SP Editor (2022-10-31). 'A Brazil of Hope' as Leftist Lula Defeats Far-Right Bolsonaro in Presidential Runoff. scheerpost.com The Workers' Party candidate, who completed a remarkable political comeback less than three years removed from a prison cell, tweeted one word following his win: "Democracy."

____ (2022-10-31). Protecting night sky on Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. ecns.cn

WSWS (2022-10-31). Pentagon recommends promoting general involved in delay of National Guard to US Capitol on January 6. wsws.org Rejecting the recommendations of top Department of Defense officials, President Joe Biden intervened to quash the promotion of Lt. General Walter E. Piatt.

____ (2022-10-31). Leaves changing colors bring unique autumn scenery to forest. ecns.cn Aerial view shows the unique autumn scenery in Shanwangping Karst National Ecological Park in Chongqing. The leaves of the dawn redwood trees turned orange and red, while the Japanese cedar remained green, splitting the forest into two pallets of color.

Jake Johnson (2022-10-31). Bolsonaro Yet to Concede as Progressives Worldwide Celebrate Lula's Win. commondreams.org "So far, Bolsonaro has not called me to recognize my victory, and I don't know if he will call or if he will recognize my victory," Lula told supporters Sunday night.

TeleSUR, rp, JGN, SH (2022-10-31). Cinco canciones para recordar al cantautor Alí Primera. telesurtv.net Este 31 de octubre, se conmemoran los 81 años del nacimiento de Alí Primera en la ciudad de Coro, estado Falcón. Gracias a su compromiso con las causas justas, fue bautizado como "El cantor del pueblo".

Staff (2022-10-31). Liberan al preso más antiguo de la base naval de Guantánamo. cubadebate.cu Saifullah Paracha, de 75 años, fue trasladado al centro de detención en 2004 tras su captura en una operación del FBI en Tailandia. A Paracha, que en ese momento tenía 56 años, se le acusó de haberse reunido con Osama bin Laden y de haber ayudado a los orquestadores del 9/11 a "facilitar las transacciones financieras y la propaganda".

Staff (2022-10-31). Cuba y la Unión Europea reafirman voluntad de ampliar lazos interparlamentarios. cubadebate.cu Esteban Lazo Hernández, presidente de la Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular, y el diputado al Parlamento Europeo, Massimiliano Smeriglio, ratificaron hoy en La Habana la voluntad de ampliar y fortalecer relaciones interparlamentarias. El titular de la Asamblea intercambió con el eurodiputado en la sede del Capitolio.

Staff (2022-10-31). La Crisis de Octubre en la geopolítica hemisférica: Lecciones a la luz de los reacomodos del presente. cubadebate.cu No se puede entender lo que acaeció en aquellas jornadas en que la humanidad estuvo a punto del holocausto, 60 años atrás, sin que se asuman con claridad una serie de aspectos que, de manera previa, actuaban como pilares del orden internacional establecido tras la conflagración bélica mundial finalizada en 1945.

Staff (2022-10-31). Minint informa sobre el rescate de posibles emigrantes ilegales en bahía de Villa Clara. cubadebate.cu En horas de la mañana este domingo 30 de octubre una unidad de superficie de Tropas Guardafronteras brindó asistencia a un grupo de 26 personas a bordo de una lancha rápida con matrícula de los Estados Unidos, que violó nuestras aguas territoriales y se encontraba inutilizada y a la deriva en la bahía de Nazábal, Encrucijada, Villa Clara.

Staff (2022-10-31). El equipo Búfalos de Orix se corona en béisbol de Japón. cubadebate.cu El venezolano José Osuna conectó este domingo un jonrón de tres carreras en cuatro visitas al plato, pero su esfuerzo fue insuficiente para evitar que los Búfalos de Orix derrotaran 5×4 a las Golondrinas de Yakult en el Estadio Meiji Jingu, de Tokio, para ganar la Serie de Japón 2022. El inicialista criollo se despidió de la final con un promedio ofensivo de .367.

TeleSUR, MER (2022-10-31). Felicitan a Lula da Silva tras victoria electoral en Brasil. telesurtv.net El líder del Partido de los Trabajadores (PT), Lula da Silva, obtuvo 60.345.999 de votos, con el 100 por ciento de las actas escrutadas.

Staff (2022-10-31). Cubanos residentes en Canadá reclaman el cese del bloqueo. cubadebate.cu Los participantes en el XV Encuentro Nacional de Cubanos Residentes en Canadá condenaron el bloqueo económico, comercial y financiero que por más de 60 años mantiene Estados Unidos contra la Isla. El encuentro se celebró de forma virtual y contó con la participación de miembros de las asociaciones de cubanos radicados en importantes ciudades como Ottawa, Montreal y Toronto.

TeleSUR, mcs, JCM (2022-10-31). Coronan a primer rey zulú en Durban, Sudáfrica. telesurtv.net Los zulúes, que suponen entre 10 y 12 millones de personas, son la etnia más populosa de Sudáfrica…

TeleSUR, MER (2022-10-31). Candidato Lula da Silva es el presidente electo de Brasil. telesurtv.net Con el 100 por ciento de las actas escrutadas, Lula obtuvo más de ,9 por ciento de los votos emitidos.

Staff (2022-10-31). Reportan incendio en un edificio familiar en Centro Habana. cubadebate.cu El incendio ocurrió en la Calle Príncipe entre Hornos y Hospital en el apto 54 Alto. Según narran los vecinos el segundo piso está declarado inhabitable y el tercero se derrumbó hace varios años atrás. Las demás personas de la comunidad se encuentran protegidas.Los bomberos del comando 3, 15, 5 y 1 ya apagaron el fuego.

TeleSUR, mcs, JCM (2022-10-31). Reportan dos presos fallecidos en cárcel de Ecuador. telesurtv.net Las autoridades ingresaron al lugar, procedieron al levantamiento de los cuerpos e iniciaron las investigaciones correspondientes.

TeleSUR, gao, SH (2022-10-31). Periodista haitiano muere a manos de la policía. telesurtv.net El periodista Romelson Vilsaint fue baleado mientras protestaba por la detención de un colega en Puerto Príncipe.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-10-31). Jóvenes colombianas ganan invictas Mundial de Fútbol Sala. telesurtv.net Además, otra selección colombiana ganó el segundo lugar del Mundial de Fútbol sub-17 categoría femenina, disputado en India.

TeleSUR, jaa, SH (2022-10-31). Palestina denuncia aumento de asentamientos para comprar armas. telesurtv.net La cancillería sostuvo que esto forma parte de la estrategia de Tel Aviv para intimidar y aumentar la opresión contra el pueblo palestino.

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