(2022-11-02). Progressive Caucus reversal shows U.S. Congress allows no antiwar voice. workers.org The cynicism of "Congressional Progressive Caucus" Democrats was exposed in their humiliating retraction this week of a letter sent to President Joe Biden calling on him to engage in direct diplomacy with the Russian government. Antiwar protest, the Bronx, New York City, Oct. 15.
(2022-11-02). Pentagon confirms deployment of active-duty military personnel in Ukraine. wsws.org In an extraordinary revelation Tuesday, US Air Force Brig. Gen. Pat Ryder admitted during an official briefing that active-duty US military personnel are not only deployed inside of Ukraine, but are operating throughout the country, far away from the US embassy.
(2022-11-02). In Video: Ukrainian Serviceman Testified On War Crimes Against Civilians. southfront.org
(2022-11-02). After Over 8 Months of Pouring Arms Into Ukraine, US Announces Some Oversight. news.antiwar.com After over eight months of pouring tens of billions of dollars worth of weapons into Ukraine, the Biden administration has announced some steps it will take toward oversight of the military aid. The State Department announced the plan on October 27. It focuses on keeping powerful portable weapons like Javelin anti-tank missiles and Stinger anti-aircraft …
(2022-11-02). Majority of UN nations back China's stance in rights issue. ecns.cn A majority of United Nations member countries voiced their support for China and opposition to using human rights as an excuse to interfere in China's internal affairs at a meeting of the UN General Assembly's human rights committee.
(2022-11-02). Big oil, food giants, restaurant chains reap windfall profits as US real wages plunge. wsws.org Biden's feigned outrage over corporate price- and profit-gouging cannot conceal the fact that his administration is working relentlessly with the trade union apparatuses to impose the full inflationary impact of the war in Ukraine on the working class.
(2022-11-02). "Nazi Billionaires" by David de Jong: How Hitler's financiers are still in business. wsws.org De Jong gives a detailed and well-researched account of the intimate involvement of some of Germany's largest business dynasties with the National Socialists (Nazis) and shows how, after the war, they were able to continue amassing wealth, retain decisive influence in business and financial spheres, and even resume the financing of fascist tendencies.
(2022-11-02). Nazi Billionaires by David de Jong: How Hitler's financiers are still in business. wsws.org De Jong gives a detailed and well-researched account of the intimate involvement of some of Germany's largest business dynasties with the National Socialists (Nazis) and shows how, after the war, they were able to continue amassing wealth, retain decisive influence in business and financial spheres, and even resume the financing of fascist tendencies.
(2022-11-02). The Biden administration's war on refugees. wsws.org Behind the backs of the population, the Biden administration is implementing a dangerous and reactionary shift in immigrant policy and enforcing it through dictatorial expansions of presidential power.
(2022-11-02). World faces risk of combined epidemic of influenza and COVID-19 in the coming winter: top Chinese epidemiologists. ecns.cn The world still faces the risk of a combined pandemic of COVID-19 and influenza, especially this winter, Zhong Nanshan, top Chinese respiratory diseases expert, said on Tuesday.
(2022-11-02). Bolsonaro breaks silence after defeat in Brazilian election, hailing fascist protests against "injustice of the electoral process" wsws.org Bolsonaro praised the fascists who have erected more than 300 roadblocks rejecting the election resultsand calling for a military intervention to stop Lula from taking office.
(2022-11-02). Why Are NATO and Russia Both Now Training for Nuclear War? globalresearch.ca
(2022-11-02). A failure to review America's nuclear posture. mronline.org President Joe Biden has passed on his best chance to operationalize his stated goal of reducing the role in US security policy of America's more than 5,400 nuclear weapons with the public release on October 27 of the Nuclear Posture Review (NPR).
(2022-11-02). Camelot's Slurs: The Libelling of Adlai Stevenson. southfront.org | Written by Dr. Binoy Kampmark | How do you bury responsibility for a decision inspired by a pilfered idea? Blame someone else, especially if that person came up with the idea to begin with. This tried method of distraction was used with invidious gusto by US President John F. Kennedy, who recast his role in reaching an agreement with the Soviet Union during the Cuban missile crisis of 1962. | The stationing of Soviet nuclear capable missiles in Cuba, and the response of the Kennedy administration, too…
(2022-11-02). 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…
(2022-11-02). Three Turkish Drone Strikes Hit Syrian, Kurdish Military Positions In Aleppo. southfront.org A Bayraktar TB2 combat drone. Source: Baykar. | On November 2, Turkish combat drones carried out three airstrikes on positions of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in the northeastern Aleppo countryside. | The targeted positions are all located near the village of Jarqli, to the west of the town of Kobane which is a well-known stronghold of the SDF. | According to the Hawar News Agency, a soldier of the SAA was wounded as a result of the drone strikes. The SDF-affiliated…
(2022-11-01). There Are No Progressives In U.S. Congress. southfront.org The common idea that there are progressives in the U.S. Congress (Senate and House) is entirely false — a put-on show, with no reality behind it.
(2022-11-02). FM says Iran to send delegation to Vienna in coming days. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said at a joint press conference with his Syrian counterpart in Tehran that an Iranian delegation will depart for Vienna in the coming days to talk with the IAEA on technical cooperation.
(2022-11-02). Who's Afraid of US Troops in Ukraine? libya360.wordpress.com M. K. BHADRAKUMAR A T-72 tank of the Russian Armed Forces is pictured in Donetsk Very innocuously, the Biden Administration has 'sensitised' the world opinion that American troops are indeed present on Ukrainian soil in Russia's immediate neighbourhood. Washington made a "soft landing" with an unnamed senior Pentagon official making the disclosure to the Associated Press and…
(2022-11-02). Ukraine War Could Force Russia-China Into Military Alliance to Counter the US-NATO Threat. globalresearch.ca
(2022-11-02). New Plan to Secure US Weapons in Ukraine Leaves Gaps: Experts. globalresearch.ca
(2022-11-02). As Ukraine war escalates, the climate movement goes AWOL. mronline.org Lascaris: This is no time to prioritize political expediency and serenity over the reputational perils of anti-war activism.
(2022-11-02). Ukraine Bans Last Opposition Party. globalresearch.ca
(2022-11-02). Post-WWII Ukrainian Immigration to Britain. The "Waffen-SS GB / Ukraine" globalresearch.ca
(2022-11-02). Ukraine, Asterix and Rules: Notes from the Birthplace of American Empire. Nebojsa Malic. globalresearch.ca
(2022-11-02). Ilhan Omar CONFRONTED for Supporting NATO's War in Ukraine w/ Brian Berletic. thealtworld.com
(2022-11-02). Putin ends call-up of reservists for conflict. ecns.cn Russian President Vladimir Putin announced late on Monday that Russia's "partial mobilization" drive is over, easing concerns that Moscow would attempt to call up more reservists than promised for its "special military operation" in Ukraine.
(2022-11-02). Westerners live in denial, convinced they're the good guys. dissidentvoice.org No one took responsibility for the explosion over the weekend that ripped through a section of the Kerch Bridge that links Russia to Crimea and was built by Moscow after it annexed the peninsula back in 2014. But it was not just Kyiv's gleeful celebrations that indicated the main suspect. Within hours, the Ukrainian authorities …
(2022-11-02). UK sanctions 4 Russian steel, petrochemical tycoons. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — Britain has sanctioned four Russian steel and petrochemical business owners, including the former head of steel producer Evraz (EVRE.L), the government said on Wednesday, its latest measures taken against Moscow over Ukraine.
(2022-11-02). Russia says foiled Ukraine special service sabotage in Crimea. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) said on Wednesday that it had prevented a sabotage act by the Ukrainian special services at an energy infrastructure facility in Crimea.
(2022-11-02). 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…
(2022-11-02). Tom Engelhardt: An Obituary for Our World. scheerpost.com Give Vladimir Putin full credit. His invasion of Ukraine helped take our minds off climate change at the worst possible moment (so far), even as his war only increases the level of greenhouse gases heading into the atmosphere.
(2022-11-02). No Pain, No Grain: Putin's Black Sea Comeback. libya360.wordpress.com Pepe Escobar After the western military attack on Sevastopol briefly halted Russian grain transports, Moscow is back in business with a stronger hand and more favorable terms. So, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan picks up the phone and calls his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin: let's talk about the "grain deal." Putin, cool, calm and collected, explains…
(2022-11-02). Progressive Caucus reversal shows U.S. Congress allows no antiwar voice. workers.org The cynicism of "Congressional Progressive Caucus" Democrats was exposed in their humiliating retraction this week of a letter sent to President Joe Biden calling on him to engage in direct diplomacy with the Russian government. Antiwar protest, the Bronx, New York City, Oct. 15. (WW Photo: Brenda Sandburg) After the . . . |
(2022-11-02). Rediscover Russia, Rediscover China. infobrics.org China is the most worthy global partner for Russia's economy. Against the backdrop of the United States' continuous policy of containing China, the strengthening of economic cooperation between China and Russia as well as other non-Western countries is also an inevitable trend, writes Wang Wen, Executive Dean, Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China…
(2022-11-02). Russia launches Soyuz rocket carrying military satellite. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — According to the Russian defense ministry, the country has launched a Soyuz rocket carrying a military satellite into space.
(2022-11-02). Kremlin reacts to media claims on Iran plan against S Arabia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Wednesday reacted to the western media's claims that Iran is planning to strike Saudi Arabia.
(2022-11-02). Russian, Iranian envoys to Vienna-based organizations meet. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — Russian Permanent Representative to International Organizations in Vienna Mikhail Ulyanov said he held a meeting with his Iranian counterpart in Vienna on Wednesday.
(2022-11-02). Syrian Army Deploys Russian-Backed Elite Force Along Key Road In Central Region. southfront.org On November 1, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) deployed a large force from the elite 25th Special Mission Forces Division, commonly known as the Tiger Forces, along a key road that links Hama with Raqqa in central Syria. | According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the force established 20 positions along the road that starts in the town of al-San in the eastern Hama countryside, passes through the nearby key town of Ithriyah and ends up in the town of al-Tabqah in the southern country…
(2022-11-02). Eight Killed During New Anti-ISIS Operation In Syria's Daraa. southfront.org . | On August 31, former Syrian rebels kicked off a security operation to neutralize ISIS cells in the southern city of Daraa with direct support from the Syrian military and intelligence. | The security operation is reportedly being led by the 8th Brigade, a Russian-backed formation of the military's 5th Corps that is mainly made of up local fighters and former rebels from the countryside of Daraa. The military has been supporting the operation with artillery, while the intelligence has been…
(2022-11-02). Russian FM blasts West anti-Iran media campaign. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — Criticizing the West anti-Iran media campaign, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov emphasized that West media claim against Islamic Republic of Iran will lead to a dangerous escalation of tension in the Persian Gulf.
(2022-11-02). ME, N Africa play important role in multipolar world. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — The Middle East and North Africa play an increasingly important role in a "multipolar" world, according to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
(2022-11-02). Iran-Russia to ink contract worth $40bn next week: Safari. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — The Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for the Economic Diplomacy said that a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), worth $40 billion, will be signed between Iran and Russia next month.
(2022-11-02). Lula Presidential Win a Boost for Brazil-China Ties, BRICS, Experts Say. infobrics.org Previous Lula government built strong ties with Beijing and helped to establish the BRICS forum…
(2022-11-02). China's "Social Credit Score System" Fact or Fiction? thealtworld.com
(2022-11-02). Chinese structural biologist Yan Ning will return to China to establish medical academy. ecns.cn Chinese structural biologist Yan Ning announced at the 2022 Shenzhen Global Innovative Forum of Talents on Tuesday that she will resign from Princeton University and return to China to help establish the Shenzhen Medical Academy of Research and Translation.
(2022-11-02). China's upcoming import expo attracts 145 countries, regions, int'l organs. ecns.cn Representatives from a total of 145 countries, regions and international organizations will participate in the upcoming fifth China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai, the organizer said on Tuesday.
(2022-11-02). Nation to continue promoting protecting heritage, traditions. ecns.cn China will continue to stress efforts to inherit and enhance the influence of traditional culture.
(2022-11-02). Middle route of China's mega water diversion project hits annual target. ecns.cn The middle route of China's South-to-North Water Diversion Project has completed its annual water diversion target this year, with the amount of water transferred hitting a record high.
(2022-11-02). Millennia-old trench and cemeteries found in NW China. ecns.cn Archeologists have unearthed a large ring trench and adult cemeteries dating back to the late Yangshao Culture period in the city of Xianyang, northwest China's Shaanxi Province.
(2022-11-02). (100 great changes) Liangzhu: revitalized 'First City of China'. ecns.cn This is the archaeological site of Liangzhu City, known as the "First City of China." Its history dates back to about 5,000 years ago, the same period as the ancient Egyptian civilization and the Sumerian civilization.
(2022-11-02). China's railways up logistics for annual online shopping spree. ecns.cn China's railway stations are stepping up logistics services to meet the usually surging delivery demand during the annual November online shopping bonanza.
(2022-11-02). China-ASEAN Satellite Remote Sensing Application Center established. ecns.cn The inauguration ceremony of China-ASEAN Satellite Remote Sensing Application Center was held in Beijing both online and offline on Tuesday.
(2022-11-02). The Future of China's Green Revolution. fpif.org In the space of a single generation, China transformed itself into a global economic giant. Now, at the same rapid rate, it must lead the world by greening its enormous economy.
(2022-11-02). They say: All segments of Pakistani society see China and Pakistan as Iron Brothers. ecns.cn
(2022-11-02). China's VR industry aims to exceed $48 billion by 2026. ecns.cn China's virtual reality industry, including hardware, software, and applications, is expected to reach 350 billion yuan ($48.12 billion) by 2026, according to a plan released by China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology on Tuesday.
(2022-11-02). China, Vietnam vow to further deepen partnership. ecns.cn China and Vietnam vowed on Tuesday to further strengthen and deepen their comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership, and reiterated the vital importance of properly handling their differences and upholding peace and stability in the South China Sea.
(2022-11-02). Pakistan expects China's support for disaster management: official. ecns.cn Pakistan is likely to ask for China's support in developing disaster management institutions and dealing with post-flood public health emergency situations.
(2022-11-02). Ancient stone bridge revealed after water level drops in Jiangxi. ecns.cn A stone bridge of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) reemerges from Xiannv (Fairy) Lake after water level drops in Xinyu city, east China's Jiangxi Province, Nov. 1, 2022.
(2022-11-02). Golden desert poplar trees along Tarim River in Xinjiang. ecns.cn Stunning autumn scenery of desert poplar trees, also known as populus euphratica, along the Tarim River in Xayar County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.
(2022-11-02). Saturday 11/5: U.S. Versus China: The New Cold War. indybay.org
(2022-11-02). China expresa su apoyo a Pakistán, asolado por las inundaciones. telesurtv.net Las recientes inundaciones en Pakistán mataron a más de 1.700 personas y afectaron a unos 33 millones.
(2022-11-02). A 'plague on both houses'—still ends up a plague. nationofchange.org Our planet is an imperfect place,/ A mirror to the human race.
(2022-11-02). Camelot's Slurs: Secret Agreement of the Cuban Missile Crisis. The Libelling of Adlai Stevenson. globalresearch.ca
(2022-11-02). Podcast Ep 68: How Zionists collaborated with the Nazis. electronicintifada.net Author Tony Greenstein talks about his new book "Zionism during the Holocaust."
(2022-11-02). Online events w) Chomsky, Loretta Ross, Park Cannon, Jason Moore, Robin D.G. Kelley, etc. indybay.org Here are about 24 online events taking place over the next week (and starting at 11: 00 am tomorrow, 10/31), featuring people such as Richard Wolff, Noam Chomsky, Robin Hahnel, Leah Litman, Sherrilyn Ifill, Wendy Weiser, Loretta Ross, Park Cannon, Jason Moore, Robin D.G. Kelley, Becca Andrews, Gerald Horne, Cynthia Miller-Idriss, Jason Stanley and many others. | These events are hosted from various locations all across the country, as well from Canada and the UK (however, the listed times are all for our "Pacific time zone"). Of course, feel free to share this info with others who might be interested in it.
(2022-11-02). 'US Has No Plans To Withdraw From Syria or End Sanctions': Official. orinocotribune.com Despite claiming its presence in Syria is solely to fight ISIS, US forces instead maintain regime change policies against Damascus and illegally loot the country's oil | The Coordinator of Strategic Communications for Washington's National Security Council, John Kirby, said on 28 October that the US has no plans to either ease the Caesar Act sanctions against Syria or to withdraw its illegally occupying forces from the country. | The Caesar Act, passed by Congress in 2019, imposes harsh sanctions against Syria and targets any state, business, or individual involved with the Damascus government. | In an attempt to…
(2022-11-02). Iran forwarded new negotiation solutions to EU's Borrell. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — Regarding the Vienna talks on the removal of anti-Iran sanctions, the Iranian top negotiator Bagheri Kani said that Iran has sent initiatives to EU coordinator Josep Borrell with the aim of advancing and concluding the talks.
(2022-11-02). Friday 12/2: 12/2/11 STOP US NATO Drive Toward World War-International Day Of Action. indybay.org San Francico Federal Building | 70 9th St. | San Francisco…
(2022-11-02). Turkey Not Happy With Sweden's 'Elegant Promises' to Crack Down on Kurds. news.antiwar.com Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has said Ankara is not happy with promises Sweden has made to crack down on Kurdish groups in an effort to join NATO, The Cradle reported on Tuesday. Omer Celik, the spokesman for the AKP, said Monday that Sweden "makes very beautiful, elegant promises at the very highest level …
(2022-11-02). Asesinan a otro líder del pueblo Awá en Nariño, Colombia. telesurtv.net Carlos Alberto García Sepúlveda fue asesinado por tres sujetos encapuchados a solo trescientos metros de su casa.
(2022-11-02). Mueren en custodia policial cinco opositores haitianos. telesurtv.net Se produce en medio del clima de violencia interna y amenazas de intervención militar internacional.
(2022-11-02). How an ominous guru became a billionaire. indybay.org The notorious Baba Ramdev is a controversial figure on the Indian business scene, and regularly accused of having connections to sects and nationalist groups, both for business interests and ideological motivations. At the head of Patanjali, he amassed a fortune in obscure conditions. We have investigated to shed some light on the business dealings of a Yoga guru, who sometimes lacks a little zen.
(2022-11-02). Banks and G20 Nations Spent at Least $55 Billion a Year Financing Fossil Fuels. truthout.org Group of 20 nations and major multilateral development banks spent nearly twice as much financing international fossil fuel projects as they did on clean energy alternatives during a recent two-year period, a Oil Change International and Friends of the Earth U.S., along with dozens of collaborating climate and environmental justice groups, found that from 2019 to 2021, members of the G20 and multilateral development banks (MDBs) including the World Ba…
(2022-11-02). The New Iranian Revolution Could Help the International Left Find Its Way. commondreams.org Iran's protesters will neither submit to the fascism hidden behind the regime's pseudo-anti-imperialism nor surrender their country to the hegemony of the United States or their economy to financialized capital. The Western left should learn from them.
(2022-11-02). Corporate CEOs gone wild: Raking in inflation profits and busting unions. peoplesworld.org Democratic politicians who don't call out powerful corporations and their CEO's as the driving force behind inflation risk allowing the GOP, the party with no plan to combat the skyrocketing costs to consumers of almost everything, to take power in the elections next week. That is the message of former President Barack Obama, as he …
(2022-11-02). Democrats Are Ignoring the Death Blow to the Middle Class. scheerpost.com By Blake Fleetwood / Original to ScheerPost Inflation is not the source of the nation's crisis; neither is the "Threat to Democracy" the Democrats feature as their key election issue. Inflation is real, but it is just the coup de grace, the death blow, to an already mortally wounded and largely obliterated majority middle class. …
(2022-11-02). No to capitalist party-trade union fronts in Sri Lanka! Defeat government-IMF austerity measures! Build a Democratic and Socialist Congress of Workers and Rural Masses! wsws.org In opposition to the government, opposition parties, trade unions and their fake "left" hangers-on, the SEP urges workers to take matters into their own hands and build independent action committees to fight for their social and democratic rights.
(2022-11-02). Bolivia: Elitist Coup Attempt in Santa Cruz. orinocotribune.com By àÅngel Guerra Cabrera Oct 27, 2022 | The ultra right-wing governor of the department of Santa Cruz, Luis Fernando Camacho, and his separatist clique have been maintaining a strike of the elite and the bosses against the government of Bolivia since October 21, which has already cost one life and economic losses of tens of millions of dollars. Camacho and the leaders of the Civic Committee for Santa Cruz demand that the population and housing census, postponed for technical reasons for a year later, be brought forward to 2023. | It is worth remembering that Camacho is one of the most reactionary, rac…
(2022-11-02). Bolivia Warns of a Repetition of the Coup d'Etat of 2019. libya360.wordpress.com The Bolivian president participated in the inauguration of the new Military High Command of the country. President Luis Arce Catacora warned this Tuesday that Bolivia is threatened by actors who support "confrontation and violence", who speak of "marching towards federalization", threatening "against national integrity" and therefore demanded the Armed Forces safeguard political stability and defend…
(2022-11-02). Glaring Western Hypocrisy on Human Rights in Africa: Ethiopia and the Democratic Republic of Congo. libya360.wordpress.com Ann Garrison The US and EU are complicit in the continued Rwandan and Ugandan incursions into the Democratic Republic of Congo, as well as in their support of their TPLF proxies against Ethiopia. On October 31st, thousands of Congolese in Goma, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu Province, protested the war of aggression…
(2022-11-02). Are Gun Detectors the Answer to Mass Shootings? aclu.org A number of companies have responded to recent horrific mass shootings by touting technology that can ostensibly detect people with guns. Two companies in particular have attracted a lot of press attention for their products: one that makes AI-enhanced metal detectors, and another that sells video analytics software that "watches" surveillance camera feeds and sounds an alarm when the machine vision thinks it sees a person holding a gun. | While such technologies can have their place, we need to think carefully as a society about if, how, and where we want to deploy them. And at the end of the day, surveillanc…
(2022-11-02). Bolivia's President Luis Arce Warns of a Repeat of 2019 Coup. orinocotribune.com
(2022-11-02). Democracy Is on the Ballot. otherwords.org It's said a frog will sit calmly in warming water until it boils. Will we do the same? | Extremists and white nationalists have been turning up the heat on our fragile democracy for years — from their deadly "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville to the storming of the U.S. Capitol and the attempted kidnapping and murder of the Pelosis. | This is not normal, friends. It means the water is boiling hot! | Why do we accept this erosion of our values? It's because the far right and the ultra-rich have been undermining democracy for years. They pit us against each other. It's an old strategy, but it works, s…
(2022-11-02). Worldwide climate ambitions still fall short ahead of COP27. peoplesworld.org Last November, world leaders gathered in Glasgow, Scotland, for COP26, the United Nations' annual climate conference, to negotiate a new pact to keep global warming at bay. Although many countries had scaled up their commitments to cut emissions prior to the meeting, officials at the conference determined that these plans were still not ambitious enough …
(2022-11-02). Opposition builds among education workers to Ontario government's draconian anti-strike law. wsws.org Members and supporters of the Ontario Education Workers Rank-and-File Committee are outraged by Ford and Lecce's brazen disregard for workers' rights and the refusal of the education unions to offer a way forward for the struggle.
(2022-11-02). Propaganda against war fatigue and 12 theses for survival. indybay.org What peaceful alternatives and perspectives of reconciliation must we demand against the prevailing war propaganda? The remark of Nobel Peace Prize winner Carl von Ossietzky still holds true: "War is a better business than peace." So let us demand: cease-fire! Negotiations! Disarmament and mutual security guarantees!
(2022-11-02). Corporate lobbies won't admit railroads to blame for looming stike. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—A coalition of 300 corporate lobbies demanded the Biden administration actively intervene to prevent a rail strike which could come as early as late November. But their letter doesn't admit the nation's big freight railroads are themselves to blame for the looming specter. The groups, marshaled by the American Chemistry Council, thank Democratic President Joe …
(2022-11-02). Iran submitted its views to US with constructive approach. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 03 (MNA) "Iran has presented its viewpoints to the American side with a constructive and forward-looking approach," Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian told EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell Wednesday.
(2022-11-02). Reserve Bank of Australia chief delivers a blunt warning as interest rates lifted again. wsws.org Since RBA rate increases began in May, average mortgage repayments have risen by 32.6 percent with the central bank stating it "expects to increase interest rates further over the period ahead."
(2022-11-02). Grain Deal Collapsed. War On Communication Lines Coming. southfront.org |
(2022-11-02). "Everyone is underpaid": Workers at Amazon's ONT8 warehouse, site of stalled unionizing effort by Amazon Labor Union, speak out on working conditions. wsws.org The setback for ALU at ONT8 does not reflect satisfication by Amazon workers with their working conditions. But since ingratiating itself with the Democrats and union bureaucracy, it has been increasingly unable to appeal to rank-and-file anger.
(2022-11-02). Iran rejects West media claim on plan to attack Saudi Arabia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — The Iranian Foreign Ministery Spokesman rejected as biased and part of a psychological warfare a report by an American newspaper that Iran plans to carry out attacks on targets in Saudi Arabia.
(2022-11-02). From the Archives: The betrayal of the 1997 Ontario teachers' strike. wsws.org This 1997 International Workers Bulletin editorial board statement drew lessons—that remain critical today—from the unions' sabotage of a militant two-week Ontario teacher strike that was rapidly becoming a mass working-class political challenge to the hated Tory government of Mike Harris and its class war agenda.
(2022-11-02). Fossil fuel companies, wealthy countries causing 'catastrophic' global warming. greenleft.org.au Ahead of the United Nations Climate Conference (COP27) on November 6, governments are making a big deal of their pledges to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. But, even if all the pledges were kept, global warming would still reach catastrophic levels by the end of the century, argues Ben Radford.
(2022-11-02). New survey reveals electronic waste a growing problem globally. nationofchange.org "We need to understand this growth and counter it with everyone involved: national authorities, enforcement agencies, Producer Responsibility Organizations, original equipment manufacturers, recyclers, researchers and consumers themselves."
(2022-11-02). How to 'follow the money' in a political campaign. nationofchange.org The donors who help shape this country deserve as much scrutiny and publicity as the politicians they support. After all, this country belongs to us.
(2022-11-02). Elon Musk Plans to Profit From Twitter, Not Create a Town Square for Global Democracy. independentmediainstitute.org
(2022-11-02). A Loud and Clear Lesson For Ethiopia and the World. dissidentvoice.org First things first: as I write, so-called peace talks are underway between the democratically elected government of Ethiopia and The Terrorist TPLF. That in itself is a bizarre sentence, and prompts an array of related questions, and issues around law and order, justice, national governance. To be clear, the TPLF have never wanted peace, and …
(2022-11-02). Lula da Silva Wins Brazilian Presidency. dissidentvoice.org Workers' Party (PT) candidate, former president Lula da Silva, won the Brazilian presidency with just over percent of the vote in the runoff election held on October 30. Incumbent Jair Bolsonaro, a right-wing nationalist, received 49.10%. Helping Lula achieve his narrow victory was the early support of alternate party candidates that came in third …
(2022-11-02). On the Persistence of Hunger. dissidentvoice.org To consider the United States a wealthy and free nation, possessed of boundless ideals, one must ignore the obvious in no small measure. Even now, in the age of advancing technology, hunger quietly prevails. In urban and rural spaces, chilled by shadows of entitlement, the timeless problem of food remains with us. Who is unable …
(2022-11-02). Aaron Copland: Left Populist Composer. dissidentvoice.org Aaron Copland (Photo Credit: Erich Auerbach/Getty Images 1965) In the mid-20th century (say, 1930-1970), orchestral music played a much more prominent role in national culture—both in the U.S. and the U.S.S.R.than it does today. In part, the advent of radio in the 1920s could bring live concerts to a mass audience. Radio networks attracted top-notch …
(2022-11-02). Revealed: The Former Israeli Spies Working in Top Jobs at Google, Facebook and Microsoft. globalresearch.ca
(2022-11-02). Will Corporate Social Media Collapse and Leave Room for Alternatives? itsgoingdown.org
(2022-11-02). Global Digital IDs Are Coming to America and Nobody Is Allowed to Talk About It. globalresearch.ca
(2022-11-02). Arterial Shower of Blood Clots for "Neon Deion" globalresearch.ca
(2022-11-02). Bringing People Back to Nature. Paul Thiry d'Holbach. globalresearch.ca
(2022-11-02). Den Menschen zur Natur zuràºckfàºhren. Paul Thiry d'Holbach. globalresearch.ca
(2022-11-02). Must Serbia Harmonize Its Foreign Policy with the EU and the Rest of the West? globalresearch.ca
(2022-11-02). Herman Daly: An economist for eco-social activists. mronline.org A new book explains how an economist, in challenging the orthodoxy, has helped activists change the world.
(2022-11-02). Extreme Right-wing Bloc Poised to Take Over in Israel's Knesset. globalresearch.ca
(2022-11-02). City Of Philadelphia: We're Sorry For Medical Experiments On Black Prisoners Between The 19 s-1970s. moguldom.com The City of Philadelphia has issued a formal apology for medical experiments the University of Pennsylvania conducted on mostly Black men who were inmates at Holmesburg Prison from the 19 s through the 1970s. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney issued a press release with the apology in October. According to the release, "inmates were intentionally exposed to pharmaceuticals, viruses, …
(2022-11-02). Al B. Sure! is Out of Coma and Says 'All Praise Due to Allah', Go See a Doctor. moguldom.com Many fans were shocked to find out that multi-faceted music artist Al B. Sure! was hospitalized and in a coma for two months. His son, Al B. Sure Jr., announced his famous father's condition on Instagram on Sunday, October 30. "Thank your every 1 for the bday wishes!! been kinda out of it and in …
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(2022-11-02). Brazil's working class celebrates election triumph, prepares for difficult road ahead. liberationnews.org Celebrations erupted in the streets of Brazil as former president Luís Inácio Lula da Silva was declared the winner of Sunday's presidential run-off election, an inflection point for politics in the country and in Latin America.
(2022-11-02). Colombia's President Petro Meets With President Maduro at Miraflores Palace. orinocotribune.com
(2022-11-02). Maduro and Lula Agree to Resume Cooperation. orinocotribune.com
(2022-11-02). Republic of Srpska Newly Elected Leader Faces Mortal Threat. globalresearch.ca
(2022-11-02). Dr. Peter McCullough Is Being Progressively Stripped of His Medical Credentials. globalresearch.ca
(2022-11-02). When incarceration is housing policy—a WW commentary. workers.org In 1987, the notorious racist Frank Rizzo was trying to claw his way back into Philadelphia City Hall. He had lost his reelection for mayor seven years earlier. Rizzo's election platform could have been drafted by the Ku Klux Klan, who had endorsed the tyrannical cop 10 years earlier. Homeless . . . |
(2022-11-02). White House Mulls Plan to House Haitian Migrants at Guantanamo Bay. globalresearch.ca
(2022-11-02). BRICS to Expand Soon, Saudi Arabia Keen to Join. infobrics.org BRICS represents more than 40 percent of the global population and nearly a quarter of the world's GDP and if it is expanded it will help in bolstering the BRICS bloc's global influence…
(2022-11-02). Scientists Call for Nature-Based Solution to Climate Crisis. telesurenglish.net Harnessing Africa's vast natural resources, including tropical forests, coastal mangroves and peatlands, offers a cheaper and sustainable pathway to a greener and resilient future for the continent, scientists said on Monday. | RELATED: | Speaking at a forum in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi, the scientists stressed that taming the climate crisis unfolding in Africa as possible is subject to leveraging natural capital alongsi…
(2022-11-02). The Lima Group Comes to an End. orinocotribune.com During an "The Lima Group has disappeared because the last president left in office was Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil. Macri, Piñera, and Lenin Moreno are gone; and guess what, Nicolás Maduro is still standing," said the Cabello. | @dcabellor
(2022-11-02). üéß LEVER TIME: The Battle To End Dark Money (w/ Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse). levernews.com
(2022-11-02). üéß LEVER TIME PREMIUM: Pod Is Not Saving America. levernews.com Read the full story: | Sign up now to read the full story and get access to all paid posts. | Already have an account? |
(2022-11-02). In OtherWords: November 2, 2022. otherwords.org This year's midterms arrive in the wake of another shocking act of political violence — the attempted kidnapping of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and attempted murder of her husband Paul, by an apparently far-right extremist. | This week in OtherWords, contributors try to make sense of the moment. Mitchell Zimmerman links the attack and its aftermath to an increasingly explicit embrace of political violence by a segment of the Republican Party. | Sulma Arias says that violence is the result of a years-long — and increasingly dangerous — strategy by conservative elites who want to keep Americans di…
(2022-11-02). One Week Before the US Midterms: What Do the Polls Say? orinocotribune.com The US midterm elections are a week away, an event as important as the presidential election in that it defines the direction the country will take. Its importance lies in the fact that it determines who controls Congress and 36 of the states. | There are 435 seats in the House of Representatives, whose members run for office every two years, and 35 seats in the 100-member Senate, whose terms last six years, currently up for election. | The fact that these elections fall i…
(2022-11-02). Azerbaijan conducts military drills in southern borders. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — Azerbaijani Special Forces' held a military drill at the southern borders.
(2022-11-02). Turkey's Proxies In Greater Idlib Kill Or Wound Several Syrian Soldiers With Guided Missile (Video). southfront.org . | On November 2, several soldiers of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) were killed or wounded near the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib when their vehicle was targeted by the Turkish-backed National Front (NFL) for Liberation. | NFL militants targeted the vehicle, a pickup truck, with an anti-tank guided missile as it was passing next to a military position located near the town of al-Shekh Aqeel in the western Aleppo countryside. The vehicle was completely destroyed as a resu…
(2022-11-02). The Lula Victory, Bolsonaro, The Working Class & The Rise Of Fascim With Fabio Bosco. indybay.org Fabio Bosco with the independent Brazilian trade union federation Conlutas and a transit worker talks about the Brazilian election victory of Lula and the rise of fascism.
(2022-11-02). Snowden Says Shut Down DHS After Report Revealed Secretive Effort to Police Online Speech. commondreams.org The NSA whistleblower said creating the Department of Homeland Security "was always a mistake," but "its plan to become the Speech Police is the final straw."
(2022-11-02). John Kiriakou: American Gulag. scheerpost.com
(2022-11-02). Saturday 10/29: All Out for Palestine. indybay.org Corner of Ocean at Water Streets, Santa Cruz…
(2022-11-02). Calls grow for justice for Cassius Turvey. greenleft.org.au Thousands of people are turning out across the country to celebrate and mourn Noongar boy Cassius Turvey, who died after being set upon and beaten by youths with an iron bar on October 13.
(2022-11-02). Friday 11/11: The Boys Who Said NO! Free Film Screening. indybay.org Monterey Peace and Justice Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd., Seaside, CA 939355…
(2022-11-02). In Video: Locals In Syria's Deir Ezzor Attack U.S. Patrol With Stones (Videos). southfront.org On November 1, dozens of Arab locals intercepted a patrol of the U.S.-led coalition that attempted to enter the town of Jadeed Bakkarah in the eastern countryside of Syria's Deir Ezzor. | The locals blocked the roads in Jadeed Bakkarah with burning tires and chanted against the U.S.-led coalition and its proxy, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), who controls the town. Some of the coalition's vehicles were also attacked with stones. | Chanting in the face of coalition troops, some angry locals condemned U.S. occupa…
(2022-11-02). Friday 11/4: The Climate Gallery Launch: An Interactive Night For Art and Environment. indybay.org CounterPulse 80 Turk Street San Francisco, CA 94102…
(2022-11-02). Revived Victorian electricity commission a nod to privatisation failures, climate movement pressure. greenleft.org.au Daniel Andrew's energy announcement is both a nod to the failures of privatisating the energy sector and the growing pressure from the climate movement to speed up the transition, argues Sarah Hathway.
(2022-11-02). Peace conference to launch inquiry into Australia's growing militarism. greenleft.org.au The Independent and Peaceful Australia Network is hosting its national conference as well as launching the results of its people's inquiry into militarism. Bevan Ramsden reports.
(2022-11-02). PLA hospital ship to pay friendly visit to Indonesia. ecns.cn The Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark will pay a friendly visit to Indonesia during the main voyage of the ship's Mission Harmony-2022 task, the Chinese military announced on Tuesday.
(2022-11-02). Iran, Kazakhstan ink MoU in agriculture. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 2 (MNA) — The Islamic Republic of Iran and Kazakhstan have signed a Memorandum of understanding (MoU) on agriculture cooperation.
(2022-11-02). S Korea says would respond to Pyongyang missile launch. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff reacted to North Korea's missile launch on Wednesday, saying that they would respond decisively.
(2022-11-02). Brazil's Bolsonaro Tells Supreme Court Election 'Is Over'. latinorebels.com Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's administration signaled a willingness to hand over power, two days after a nail-biting election loss to leftist Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and amid speculation the far-right incumbent might fight the result.
(2022-11-02). Wednesday 11/2: Top-rated diving courses available at Abyss. indybay.org
(2022-11-02). What's at Stake in the Midterms? Electoral Democracy as We Know It. commondreams.org The November 8 midterm elections could be the last in which the United States operates as a functional democracy.
(2022-11-02). On the Japanese Prime Minister's Trip to Australia. journal-neo.org In his visit to Australia on October 21-23, Fumio Kishida, the Japanese prime minister, held talks with his counterpart Antony Albanese, as a result of which the two countries adopted an Australia-Japan Joint Declaration on Security Cooperation. The signing of this document represents a significant development in the ongoing transformation of the geopolitical map in …
(2022-11-02). Monday 10/31: Prop 1 Rally at USF. indybay.org On top of Lone Mountain at University of San Francisco!
(2022-11-02). PA Supreme Court Ruling Could Toss Thousands of Ballots Over 'Irrelevant Technicality'. commondreams.org Siding with a coalition of Republican groups, Pennsylvania's high court ruled a week before the midterms that mail-in ballots received without a correct date on the outer envelope cannot be counted.
(2022-11-02). Investors take a shine to Chinese bonds. ecns.cn Foreign investors will continue to increase their exposure to Chinese bonds, thanks to the country's ongoing economic recovery and stable monetary policy, officials and experts said on Tuesday.
(2022-11-02). Call for 3rd KANS scientific competition released. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — The 3rd KANS scientific competition will be held by Mustafa(pbuh) Science and Technology Foundation in 2022 with the goal of expanding collaboration, synergy, and uniformity in the realm of science and technology.
(2022-11-02). Israeli Officer Seriously Wounded In New West Bank Ramming Attack (Video). southfront.org . Source: the Israeli Defense Forces. | On November 2, an officer in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) was seriously wounded in a car-ramming attack at a checkpoint located near the West Bank settlement of Beit Horon. | Footage of the attack showed a van ramming the officer who was manning the checkpoint, that is locally known as the "Bell". The Palestinian driver then gets out of the vehicle and attempts to attack the officer with a pickaxe. The wound…
(2022-11-02). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on Nov. 2. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Wednesday, November 2.
(2022-11-02). (100 great changes) Winter Olympics ignite Chinese passion for ice and snow sports. ecns.cn The 2022 Beijing Olympics witnessed eye-catching moments of breathtaking speed and the charm of ice and snow activities, including Alpine skiing, short track speed skating, figure skating, and ice hockey.
(2022-11-02). Iran to follow up adversarial media case at intl. bodies. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — The spokesperson for the Iranian Judiciary says the case of the adversarial media will be presented and followed up at the relevant international bodies.
(2022-11-02). Biden Treasury Urged to Act as US Banks Help Big Oil 'Torch Our Planet'. commondreams.org "Until Wall Street firms are held to account," says a new letter, "no amount of investment in renewables can credibly undo the damage that their fossil fuel financing does to the climate."
(2022-11-02). Regarding the Indian factor in the appointment of the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. journal-neo.org On October 25 this year, the current monarch of the United Kingdom, King Charles III, confirmed Rishi Sunak as the country's prime minister. This was the first time that the highest post in the executive branch of a leading European country was occupied by an ethnic Indian, which attracted special attention in the commentaries on …
(2022-11-02). Iran exporting medical equipment to 63 world countries. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA)-The Director-General of Iranian Food and Drug Administration for Medical Equipment Affairs said that Iran is currently exporting medical equipment to 63 countries including European, Asian and South American nations.
(2022-11-02). Louis Kotra Uregei — Presente! greenleft.org.au Pro-Kanak independence leader Louis Kotra Uregei will be remembered as someone who all his life fought for the well-being of the Kanak people, writes John Garcia.
(2022-11-02). On fourth day of his private ownership, Elon Musk fires Twitter board of directors. wsws.org Financial concerns have quickly overtaken the hollow statements by Elon Musk that his takeover of Twitter was motivated by his drive to preserve the platform as a "digital town square."
(2022-11-02). Xi sends condolences over Indian bridge collapse. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping on Monday sent a message of condolence to Indian President Droupadi Murmu and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi over a deadly bridge collapse in western India.
(2022-11-02). Chinese FM sends condolences to Indian counterpart over deadly bridge collapse. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Monday sent a condolence message to Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar over a bridge collapse that caused heavy casualties in India's state of Gujarat.
(2022-11-02). Iran wins US in 2022 Intl. Beach Soccer Cup. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — Iran's national beach soccer team defeated United States 6-4 in the 2022 International Beach Soccer Cup to advance to the next stage.
(2022-11-02). S.Korean PM says Halloween crowd crush blamed on incomplete crowd management. ecns.cn The crowd crush that happened Saturday night at Itaewon district of the South Korean capital Seoul during Halloween celebrations can be blamed in part on incomplete crowd management, according to South Korean Prime Minister Han Duck-soo on Tuesday.
(2022-11-02). A team linked with US-based institute detained in Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — Iranian security forces have arrested a team that was linked with the US-based Tavaana Tech company and the Saudi-sponsored Iran International TV.
(2022-11-02). Esteghlal becomes champion of Iran's Super Cup. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — Esteghlal-e Tehran football team defeated Nassaji-e Mazandaran 1-0 on Wednesday to win Iran's Super Cup.
(2022-11-02). Sunday 11/13: Q&A Discussion of "The Settlers" indybay.org
(2022-11-02). [Rewind] Brazil's Lula Proposes Creating Latin American Currency to 'Be Freed of US Dollar' Dependency. scheerpost.com Brazil's left-wing leader Lula da Silva says if he wins the 2022 presidential elections, "we are going to create a currency in Latin America," called the Sur ("South"), to combat "the dependency on the dollar."
(2022-11-02). Iran to continue path of progress with might. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — The Iranian President said Wednesday the Islamic Republic of Iran will continue the path of progress, justice and resistance with might.
(2022-11-02). Canada: Education workers announce wildcat action after Ontario suspends human rights to crush their union. greenleft.org.au Ontario's heavy-handed attack on workers' rights, which circumvents Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms, poses a serious threat to labour movements and could set a precedent for dismantling the foundations of collective bargaining, reports Jeff Shantz.
(2022-11-02). Delta Airline pilots vote near-unanimously for strike action amid growing struggle of transport workers. wsws.org Delta Airlines' 15,000 pilots voted on Monday to go on strike if a mediator failed to present an acceptable contract proposal.
(2022-11-02). Giant pandas have fun at Chongqing Zoo. ecns.cn Giant pandas spend more time to play outside in autumn in Chongqing Zoo.
(2022-11-02). PA Supreme Court Ruling Over Technicality May Toss Thousands of Mail-In Ballots. truthout.org Just a week before the midterms, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that state election officials cannot count ballots submitted without a correct date on the outer envelope, siding with a coalition of Republican groups that sued to block undated mail-in ballots. | In a
(2022-11-02). A Message from Fresno: No One Should Be 'Living Just to Die'. commondreams.org A major hurdle we must overcome in order to build power is to make people believe in the possibility of government working on behalf of everybody.
(2022-11-02). German government plans hospital "reforms": A recipe for more cuts. wsws.org The government "reforms" are a first step in implementing long-held plans for comprehensive hospital closures.
(2022-11-02). Janitorial staff at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx file class-action suit over denial of overtime pay. wsws.org The workers, contracted through an outside agency, were paid minimum wage, while the hospital CEO's annual compensation was recently reported as $13 million.
(2022-11-02). ISIS Releases Photos Of Recent Large Attack On Al-Qaeda In Mali. southfront.org Click to see full-size image. | On November 2, ISIS official news agency, Amaq, released photos documenting a recent large-scale attack by the group's branch in Mali, the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISGS), on al-Qaeda-affiliated Jama'at Nasr al-Islam wal Muslimin (JNIM). | The attack, which took place on August 29, targeted position of JNIM near the town of Ighzrane in the northeastern Malian region of Menaka. Amaq said that the attack was carried out in response to recent massacre of ISI…
(2022-11-02). Turkey bombards areas in northern Iraq again. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — Local sources in Iraq's Duhok region on Wednesday reported that Turkish planes bombarded areas in the northern Iraqi province.
(2022-11-02). Singles Day shopping bonanza off to roaring start. ecns.cn The Singles Day extended shopping festival saw booming sales on its grand opening that kicked off at 8 pm on Monday, four hours earlier than in previous years, with homegrown brands and livestreaming sessions gaining popularity among Chinese consumers.
(2022-11-02). Bolsonaro Drove Brazil's 2021 Emissions to Highest Level in Nearly Two Decades. commondreams.org Leftist President-elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has vowed to reverse Bolsonaro's harmful deforestation policies, declaring, "A standing tree is worth more than tons of wood illegally harvested by those who think only of easy profit."
(2022-11-02). Abortion Rights Opponents Are Targeting Patients Seeking Care in Blue States. truthout.org
(2022-11-02). Anarchy in America: We're Being Gunned Down Like Dogs in the Street. globalresearch.ca
(2022-11-02). Saturday 11/12: November Day of Action: Costco Drop Smithfield. indybay.org 2500 17th St ∑ San Francisco, CA…
(2022-11-02). 'Love defeats hatred' — Victory for Lula and the Brazilian people. greenleft.org.au Following Luiz Inacio "Lula" da Silva's victory, the key to defending his government and ensuring progress will be the revitalisation of the popular organisations, indigenous movements and labour movement, argues Dave Kellaway.
(2022-11-02). Friday 11/4: Elect Justice, NOT Jenkins! indybay.org The San Francisco Police Officers Association | 800 Bryant @ 6th Street, SF…
(2022-11-02). Iran, Syria emphasize developing bilateral ties. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Amir-Abdollahian in a meeting with Vice Chairman of Syria-Iran Parliamentary Friendship Group Haifa Juma on Tuesday stressed the role of Parliaments of two countries in developing bilateral ties.
(2022-11-02). End 'Poverty Wages' in Schools. commondreams.org Education support professionals are essential to our schools. It's time they are respected and paid accordingly.
(2022-11-02). Xi sends condolences to Indian president, PM over bridge collapse. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday sent a message of condolence to Indian President Droupadi Murmu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi over a bridge collapse in India's western state of Gujarat, which had caused serious casualties.
(2022-11-02). Israeli extremists propelled to power alongside Netanyahu, accelerating global neo-fascist trend. peoplesworld.org It appears likely that the criminally corrupt former Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, will be returning to power, despite being under criminal indictment. On Tuesday, Israelis cast their votes in the fifth national election in three years. The more than 4.5 million Palestinians who live under Israeli military occupation have no rights and therefore …
(2022-11-02). Xi sends congratulations to 31st Arab League Summit. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday sent a congratulatory message to Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune, the rotating president of the Council of the Arab League (AL), on the convening of the 31st AL Summit in Algiers.
(2022-11-02). Thursday 11/10: 3 part Interview:Up Close & Personal w/ Bob Avakian Heart & Soul & Hard-Core forRevolution. indybay.org Revolution Books | 2444 Durant Avenue | Berkeley, CA…
(2022-11-02). 5th CIIE to be held in Shanghai. ecns.cn Representatives from a total of 145 countries, regions and international organizations and 284 leading enterprises, including some of the world's top 500 companies will participate in the 5th CIIE, which will be held from Nov. 5 to 10.
(2022-11-02). Reverberations of Trump 'Big Lie' as GOP Sows Doubt Ahead of Midterms. commondreams.org "The cancer that former president Trump injected into our electoral system has spread in 2022 to any number of candidates for important positions," said one observer.
(2022-11-02). Australia: NSW rail union calls limited industrial action after government rejects concessionary deal. wsws.org Whether the agreement is brokered in backroom union-management discussions or ordered by the industrial courts, as long as this dispute is in the hands of the RTBU, rail workers confront a sell-out.
(2022-11-02). Sunday 11/13: Celebrating Forgotten Beat Era Poetry Star Laura Ulewicz. indybay.org The Green Arcade | 1680 Market Street | SF, CA 94102…
(2022-11-02). How 'News Deserts' Amplify Misinformation and Could Impact Midterm Elections. commondreams.org Limited options for accurate local news can make voters more vulnerable to misinformation.
(2022-11-02). Honduras: US ambassador accused of meddling. greenleft.org.au United States Ambassador to Honduras Laura Dogu was summoned by Honduran foreign minister Enrique Reina on October 31 for meddling in the country's internal affairs.
(2022-11-02). Armenia, Iran not have any misunderstandings, spox. says. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — Saying that Armenia doesn't have any misunderstandings with Iran, the Armenian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson says Yerevan and Tehran do not have different opinions on most issues.
(2022-11-02). Brazil's Supreme Court Orders Suspension of Bolsonarista Road Blockades. scheerpost.com Supporters of outgoing Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro set up over 300 road blockades on October 31. The far-right leader has isolated himself since Sunday and has remained completely silent since his defeat.
(2022-11-02). Will Lehman's letter to Monitor: Workers report UAW violating federal law by telling TPTs they cannot vote. wsws.org This letter, sent on November 1, demands that the Monitor investigate reports from workers that UAW officials are telling Temporary Part Time workers that they cannot vote in the UAW elections.
(2022-11-02). Shanghai Wild Animal Park raises baby chimp for the first time. ecns.cn A baby chimpanzee was born on Sept. 1, 2022. Her weight has grown from 1,750 grams at birth to 2,600 grams and she now drinks milk seven times a day.
(2022-11-02). Scotland passes emergency rent freeze and eviction ban laws. mronline.org The Cost of Living (Tenant Protection) Act allows ministers to temporarily freeze rent increases for private and social tenants and for student accommodation.
(2022-11-02). After a 40-day picket, Knauf workers win. greenleft.org.au Plasterboard workers at Knauf returned to work after winning their demands for permanency and a pay rise. Chris Slee reports.
(2022-11-02). Alan Macleod On The BBC Links To The Conservative Party. thealtworld.com For this latest episode of "The Watchdog", Lowkey again talks to Alan MacLeod, this time about the BBC's extremely close links to the ruling Conservative Party. While often criticized by right-wingers as a bastion of liberalism, a multitude of top BBC executives and directors are directly linked to Toryism. | For example, BBC chairman Richard Sharp was a senior adviser to many top Tories, including both former prime minister Boris Johnson and Sunak himself. Sharp has also donated at least £400,000 to the party. | Meanwhile, as MacLeod noted, the BBC's former head of political programming, Robbie Gibb [mdash…