Daily Archives: November 22, 2022

2022-11-22: News Headlines

Anand Naidoo (2022-11-22). The Heat: Ukraine Conflict. america.cgtn.com As winter approaches the deadly and destructive conflict in Ukraine continues with no end in sight. The UN reports more than 6, 0 Ukrainian civilians have been killed since the conflict escalated in February. According to the International Crisis Group 14,000 Russian-speaking civilians have also been …

Infobrics (2022-11-22). Russia Sends Oil Thousands of Miles Through Arctic Circle Again. infobrics.org Sanctions make route more appealing to Moscow: Kpler analyst…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-22). iSAGE: The Journalist-Run, Intelligence-Linked Operation that Warped British Pandemic Policy. libya360.wordpress.com Kit Klarenberg Presented as an independent voice for "unbiased" scientific advice, iSAGE provided a channel for media spinmeisters, spies and psy-op specialists to influence Britain's pandemic policy without accountability. Leaked internal emails show members fretting over its unethical methods. Throughout Britain's response to the COVID-19 crisis, a lobbying group known as the Independent Scientific Advisory…

Kit Klarenberg (2022-11-22). The journalist-run, intelligence-linked operation that warped British pandemic policy. thegrayzone.com Presented as an independent voice for "unbiased" scientific advice, iSAGE provided a channel for media spinmeisters, spies and psy-op specialists to influence Britain's pandemic policy without accountability. Leaked internal emails show members fretting over its unethical methods. Throughout Britain's response to the COVID-19 crisis, a lobbying group known as the Independent Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (iSAGE) served as a key driving force behind the government's most draconian lockdown policies. While it presented itself as a non-governmental organization composed of …

Infobrics (2022-11-22). Algeria Applies to Join BRICS: What's Next. infobrics.org The announcement made by the Foreign Ministry's special envoy for international partnerships, Leila Zerrouki, seems to change the country's traditional Non-alignment stance…




Infobrics (2022-11-22). Russia Welcomes Algeria's Intention to Join BRICS. infobrics.org Moscow welcomes Algeria's intention to join the BRICS, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said…

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-22). US Warship Conducted Taiwan Strait Transit in Early November. news.antiwar.com The US Navy sent a warship through the Taiwan Strait on November 5, but the transit was not made public at the time, the commander of the US Pacific Fleet told reporters on Friday, Adm. Samuel Paparo said that the guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold made the transit, making it the fourth US warship to do so since July. He said that the US sends a warship through the Taiwan Strait about once a month. | Tensions have been high in the region since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) visited…

WSWS (2022-11-22). Colorado mass murderer is grandson of coup-supporting Republican California assembly member. wsws.org The man responsible for Saturday's mass murder in Colorado Springs is the grandson of outgoing Republican California assembly member Randy Voepel, multiple news outlets confirmed Monday morning.

Graham Peebles (2022-11-22). Ethiopia: peace agreed now the work begins. nationofchange.org

Nayvin Gordon (2022-11-22). US Gaslights the West — Ukraine's History. indybay.org POWERS OF DOMINATION INSIST ON THEIR OWN REALITY…

Anonymous765 (2022-11-22). Locations Of US Carrier Strike Groups — November 22, 2022. southfront.org This is the newest update of the 'U.S. Carrier Strike Groups Locations Map' exclusive series showing the approximate locations of U.S. Carrier Strike Groups. SouthFront: Analysis & Intelligence tracks locations of U.S. aircraft carriers using the available open-source information. No classified information was used in production of the map. | Carrier strike group (CSG) is an operational formation of the United States Navy. It is centered on an aircraft carrier and a carrier air w…




Zane McNeill (2022-11-22). University of California workers lead largest academic strike in US history. nationofchange.org Academic workers at the University of California system are on strike for better working conditions — with other universities joining.

WSWS (2022-11-22). New School makes "final offer" to striking part-time faculty in New York City. wsws.org The New School in New York City has delivered an ultimatum to 1,600 striking academic workers, offering a contract that will lower wages and fail to meet basic demands of the strikers.

_____ (2022-11-22). Gaza Freedom Flotilla Coalition Escalates Solidarity With Palestine. popularresistance.org As the Israeli State intensifies its violence against and displacement of Palestinians from their homes, international Palestinian solidarity organizations are making new plans to challenge the illegal Israeli occupation. Clearing the FOG speaks with retired Colonel Ann Wright who recently represented the US Boats to Gaza campaign at a meeting of the Gaza Freedom Flotilla Coalition in the United Kingdom. Ann Wright has participated in five trips to confront the blockade of Gaza and deliver desperately-needed supplies, including when Israeli Occupying Forces attacked the ships and killed ten civilians. Wright talk…

Josh Mayfield (2022-11-22). Stop the execution of Kevin Johnson. liberationnews.org On Aug. 25, the Missouri Supreme Court set Kevin "KJ" Johnson's execution date for Nov. 29. Johnson was convicted and sentenced to death when he was 19 years old for the shooting and killing of a police officer.

Steve Lalla (2022-11-22). Documentary Film Series Exposes Canadian Foreign Policy Misdeeds (Interview). orinocotribune.com Caracas, November 21, 2022 (

Steve Lalla (2022-11-22). Documentary Film Series Exposes Canadian Foreign Policy Misdeeds. orinocotribune.com Caracas, November 21, 2022 (

Ruqiya Anwar (2022-11-22). Amid devastating floods, Pakistan and China partner to build climate resilience. therealnews.com As part of an ambitious initiative to build climate resilience in the aftermath of disastrous floods, Pakistan has, with Chinese assistance, put up a high-tech environmental observation station to anticipate weather and research climate change. Disasters such as floods, droughts, and cyclones have struck Pakistan in recent years, causing widespread destruction. Since the monsoon season started in mid-June, Pakistan has seen extremely heavy rains—about three times higher than the country's 30-year average. As a result, Pakistan is facing its worst floods this century, with rivers spilling their banks, fla…

Maximillian Alvarez (2022-11-22). A retired Brazilian subway operator and trade unionist on how workers delivered Lula's victory. therealnews.com Last month, the world watched with bated breath as Brazilians voted in two rounds of high-stakes elections that pitted far-right president Jair Bolsonaro against former president, leftist hero, and leader of the Workers Party Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. After being elected president in 2018, Bolsonaro and his far-right movement have unleashed a darkness upon Brazil that has had wide-ranging implications for the country, the hemisphere, and the world. From burning the Amazon and overseeing a disastrous response to the COVID pandemic to stoking fascistic violence, conspiracy theories, and a fervor for religiou…




Fight Back (2022-11-22). Texas: Over 100 UTA students stand against transphobe Jeff Younger. fightbacknews.org Arlington, TX – On November 10, at the University of Texas at Arlington, over 100 students gathered in front of College Hall shouting "Transphobes go home!" and "This is what community looks like," showing their outrage at the platforming of the transphobic bigot Jeff Younger. Younger had been invited to speak by Turning Point USA (TPUSA) following his primary defeat in the Texas House of Representatives race. Jeff Younger's entire campaign was built on attempting to further criminalize trans healthcare for youth in the United States. | The Progressive Student Union (PSU) organized the rally and united with oth…

Fight Back (2022-11-22). University of Texas at Arlington students confront President Cowley, demand stop honoring segregationists. fightbacknews.org Arlington, TX – On October 31, the Progressive Student Union held a silent protest at the University of Texas at Arlington's presidential open forum and Q and A with newly inducted President Jennifer Cowley. The students arrived with signs in hand and with a large banner boldly stating "E.H. Hereford was a segregationist! UTA should not honor this!" The Progressive Student Union demands UTA rename the University Center, presently named the E.H. Hereford University Center; take down Herefords bust in the same building, and rename the neighboring Woolf Hall. | The two buildings are named in honor of former un…

_____ (2022-11-22). Did North Korea invent a teleporter? journal-neo.org This author wrote in an earlier publication about the attempts to accuse the DPRK of supplying weapons to Russia, however, barely two months after the provocative New York Times article, the United States has revisited the issue, and at an even higher level. On November 2, 2022, the US National Security Council (NSC) for Strategic …

_____ (2022-11-22). On some geopolitical aspects of the second Japan-Germany 2+2 meeting. journal-neo.org The second Japan-Germany 2+2 meeting (i.e. involving foreign and defense ministers) on November 3 is one of those events in the current phase of the "Great Game" that requires special attention and comment. The very phrase "Japan-Germany relations" inadvertently evokes suspicious associations with one of the greatest catastrophes in human history called "World War II". …

_____ (2022-11-22). Saudi Arabia Looks to Replace Washington with Beijing. journal-neo.org Whereas China and Russia do already have an agenda of a new, multipolar world order, they are far from the only players. While undoubtedly the most important ones, both are not only allied with each other, they are forming alliances with countries that were previously squarely placed in the US camp. Among the countries willing …

_____ (2022-11-22). Anti-Imperialist Youth Intensify Campaign To Free Kononovich Brothers. popularresistance.org The World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) and its federating progressive youth groups across the world have intensified their campaign for the immediate release of Aleksander Kononovich and his brother Mikhail Kononovich, communist youths imprisoned by Ukrainian authorities. Both the Kononovich brothers belong to the leadership of the Leninist Communist Youth Union of Ukraine (LKSMU), a member organization of the WFDY. | The WFDY leadership also demanded an end to all deadly, imperialist wars raging across the world. | November 21 marked 260 days since the arrest and imprisonment of the Kononovich brothers…

_____ (2022-11-22). Ben & Jerry's repudiates Israeli ice cream sold under its name. popularresistance.org Ben & Jerry's has repudiated the ice cream sold under its name in Israel and the occupied West Bank by an Israeli company. | The sale of the frozen treats in Israeli settlements built on Palestinian land in violation of international law is at the heart of a legal dispute between Ben & Jerry's and its owner Unilever. | "Without the consent of Ben & Jerry's Independent Board, Unilever has sold trademark rights to the Hebrew and Arabic language versions of the Ben & Jerry's name to Blue & White Ice Cream Ltd," Ben & Jerry's independent board said Tuesday.

_____ (2022-11-22). BREAKING: takes action at the offices of fossil fuel enablers across London. popularresistance.org From 11am on Monday November 21st, Extinction Rebellion and other aligned groups took nonviolent action at thirteen sites across central London, targeting the offices of companies and organisations which have links to the fossil fuel industry. The groups sent a universal message that it's time to 'cut the ties' with fossil fuels. | Actions took place at BP, Hill+Knowlton Strategies, BAE Systems, Church House, Ineos, Eversheds Sutherland, Schlumberger, the International Maritime Organisation, the Institute of Economic Affairs, JP Morgan, Arch Insurance, the Ontario Teachers Pension Plan and the Department for Busi…

_____ (2022-11-22). Extinction Rebellion Takes Action At Offices Of Fossil Fuel Enablers. popularresistance.org From 11am on Monday November 21st, Extinction Rebellion and other aligned groups took nonviolent action at thirteen sites across central London, targeting the offices of companies and organisations which have links to the fossil fuel industry. The groups sent a universal message that it's time to 'cut the ties' with fossil fuels. | Actions took place at BP, Hill+Knowlton Strategies, BAE Systems, Church House, Ineos, Eversheds Sutherland, Schlumberger, the International Maritime Organisation, the Institute of Economic Affairs, JP Morgan, Arch Insurance, the Ontario Teachers Pension Plan and the Department for Busi…

_____ (2022-11-22). Lack Of Native Voices, Little Familiarity With ICWA Law In Brackeen Case. popularresistance.org In a federal case that many advocates in Indian Country consider to be the most significant threat to sovereignty in modern times, not a single Native voice presented as part of oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court. | At issue is the fate of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), a 43-year-old federal law designed to keep children who are tribal members with Native families. The law came in response to hundreds of years of tribes being decimated by the forced separation of children and families, in which children were often placed in residential boarding schools and subject to horrific and sometimes deadly…

_____ (2022-11-22). Palestinian call on Biden to cancel embassy plans. popularresistance.org Two human rights groups have sent a letter calling on the Biden administration to cancel its plans to build a new US Embassy Compound in Jerusalem. The letter was sent on behalf of Palestinian families who would have inherited the land if it hadn't been confiscated by Israel decades ago. | The letter, which was written by Adalah-The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights and the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), was addressed to US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken and US Ambassador to Israel Thomas Nides. "We write on behalf of several Palestinian heirs to this land to formally bring this information to th…

_____ (2022-11-22). Palestinian Families Call On Biden To Cancel Embassy Plans. popularresistance.org Two human rights groups have sent a letter calling on the Biden administration to cancel its plans to build a new US Embassy Compound in Jerusalem. The letter was sent on behalf of Palestinian families who would have inherited the land if it hadn't been confiscated by Israel decades ago. | The letter, which was written by Adalah-The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights and the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), was addressed to US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken and US Ambassador to Israel Thomas Nides. "We write on behalf of several Palestinian heirs to this land to formally bring this information to th…

_____ (2022-11-22). Settler Pogroms Against Palestinians Will Become The Norm. popularresistance.org Saturday, November 19, 2022, was according to Jewish tradition Shabat Chayei Sarah — the Shabbos, or Saturday commemorating the death and burial of the biblical matriarch Sarah. In the biblical story, her husband Abraham purchased her burial plot in the ancient city of Al-Khalil. According to Rabbi Yaakov Shapiro, the "commemoration" events that Al-Khalil has been subjected to over the last few decades have nothing to do with Jewish tradition, only, "Zionist Embellishments." | Al-Khalil, or Hebron in Hebrew, is the largest city in the West Bank, with close to a quarter of a million residents. The Old City p…

_____ (2022-11-22). Railway Strike Looms As Majority Rejects Tentative Agreement. popularresistance.org The four unions that have now rejected the tentative agreement are the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes (representing 19% of unionized workforce in negotiations), Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen (6%), International Association of Boilermakers and Blacksmiths (1%) and SMART-TD, excluding yardmasters, (30%). | The eight unions that voted to ratify the tentative agreement (and the percentage of the total their members represent) are the American Train Dispatchers Association (1%), BLET (20%), Brotherhood Railway Carmen (7%), International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (5%), Internationa…

_____ (2022-11-22). The Case for Democratic Worker Control. popularresistance.org First it was the "Great Resignation." Then it was "nobody wants to work anymore." Now it's "quiet quitting." | Yet it seems like no one wants to talk about what I see as the root cause of America's economic malaise — work under contemporary capitalism is fundamentally flawed. | As a political philosopher studying the effects of contemporary capitalism on the future of work, I believe that the inability to dictate and meaningfully control one's own working life is the problem. | Democratizing work is the solution.

A.D. Carson (2022-11-22). Op-Ed: Rappers Aren't Uniquely Affected By The American Gun Violence Epidemic. newsone.com Source: Jay L. Clendenin / Getty | Add the The initial reaction to the Nov. 1, 2022, shooting death of Takeoff, born Kirsnick Ball, was to

Adriaan Alsema (2022-11-22). Colombia investigating military arms trafficking for guerrillas. colombiareports.com Multiple high-profile arrests and criminal investigations suggest that Colombia's military has become one of the main arms suppliers of the country's guerrilla groups. Defense Minister Ivan Velasquez said earlier this…

Adriaan Alsema (2022-11-22). Colombia's government and ELN guerrillas formally resume peace talks. colombiareports.com Colombia's government and ELN guerrillas formally resumed peace talks in Venezuela on Monday. The two negotiating teams will try to negotiate an end to the ELN's almost 60-year-long insurgency. In…

Allen Forrest (2022-11-22). Targeting Vaccinated versus Unvaccinated Study Results Counter to Government-Manipulated Narrative. dissidentvoice.org " There is evidence that points to the vaccinated being more likely to visit health care facilities. "International Journal of Vaccine Theory, Practice, and Research" — "Taking account of the complexities of healthcare-seeking with measured covariates and outcomes, especially adverse health events, suggests that vaccination may be driving the increased need for non-routine office visits …

Amy Goodman (2022-11-22). COP27 Is Over But Alaa Abd El-Fattah Remains a Political Prisoner. truthout.org Image Credit: Courtesy: Moh Atef | In a wide-ranging interview recorded in Cairo, we speak with Laila Soueif and Sanaa Seif, the mother and sister of British-Egyptian political prisoner Alaa Abd El-Fattah, about his health, his case, his family and his hopes for freedom. After visiting him in prison, they describe how El-Fattah started a water strike on the first day of the U.N. climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh to draw international attention to the country's human rights violations and protest his seemingly indefinite imprisonment. He paused after collapsing and suffering a "near-death experience" when pris…

Andy Kroll (2022-11-22). How Terror Came Home and What to Make of It. tomdispatch.com Recently, an agent of the Department of Homeland Security called me and started asking questions about a childhood acquaintance being investigated for extremism. I put him off. My feelings about this were, to say the least, complex. As a military spouse of 10 years and someone who has long written about governmental abuses of power, I wanted to cooperate with efforts to root out hate. However, I also feared that my involvement might spark some kind of retaliation. While I hadn't seen the person under investigation for years, my memories of him and of some of the things he'd done scared me. For example, when we we…

Anonymous Contributor (2022-11-22). Strike Means Strike: Report Back from the UC Davis Barricades. itsgoingdown.org Report back from UC Davis in so-called Davis, California about the setting up of barricades during the ongoing UAW strike. What became a week-long blockade of the Memorial Union bus terminal started off as just an idea to do a banner drop. One afternoon the weekend of the strike, our affinity group decided to make…

Anonymous103 (2022-11-22). Arizona Election Day Problems Far Wider Than Maricopa County Admits: Report. southfront.org | Originally published by A report compiled by 11 RNC lawyers who witnessed widespread issues in Arizona on Election Day 2022 reveals that Maricopa County had far more problems than they are reporting. | Mark Sonnenklar, an attorney for the Republican National Committee Integrity program in Arizona, and 10 other 'roving' RNC attor…

Anonymous103 (2022-11-22). Behind Lofty Declarations, Major Muslim And Hindu Groups Compete For Power. southfront.org Written by As Indonesia passed the chairmanship of the Group of 20 (G-20) to India earlier this month, major Muslim and Hindu organisations, some backed by their governments, are battling to define the role of religion in global politics and whether the world's significant faiths need reform to harness the power…

Anonymous103 (2022-11-22). BREAKING: Another Drone Attack Targeting Crimea. southfront.org Another drone attack is currently taking place in Crimea. Foreign UAVs are targeting the peninsula from the Black Sea in different regions. So far, explosions have been reported south of the city of Sevastopol, located on the western coast of Crimea, and in the area of the city of Yevpatoria, located in the southeastern part of the peninsula. | Russian air defence systems were activated. According to preliminary information, two UAVs have already been shot down. So far, no explosions on any…

Anonymous103 (2022-11-22). In Video: Russian Crew Won Tank Duel On Ukrainian Front Line. southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2022-11-22). Military Situation In Eastern Ukraine On November 22, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2022-11-22). Military Situation In Syria On November 22, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On November 22, SDF artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in Kaljabrin; | On November 22, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SDF positions in Tal Rafaat; | On November 22, Turkish artillery shelled SDF positions in the east of Qamishli city; | On November 22, Turkish drones attacked an oil field in the Qahtaniya area; | On November 22, Turkish drones attacked SDF positions near Tal Tamar; | On November 22, Turkish drones attacked SDF positions n…

Anonymous103 (2022-11-22). Military Situation In Ukraine On November 22, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the AFU positions near Vodyane with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Dudchany with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Kharkov with high-precision missiles; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Vodyane; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Kuzemivka; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Bakhmut; | Clashes between the Russian Ar…

Anonymous103 (2022-11-22). Military Situation In Yemen On November 22, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2022-11-22). Ukraine Provokes Belarus To Incite Hostilities Along The Border. southfront.org Amid the ongoing battles on the eastern and southern Ukrainian front lines, the situation in the north of the country also remains tense. Amid the close cooperation between the Russian and Belarusian military, Kiev is obliged to keep a close eye on its northern borders. | At the moment, Russian servicemen are training at the training grounds in the Republic of Belarus. Russian specialists in communications, electronic warfare and servicemen of the engineering units of the Western Milit…

Anonymous765 (2022-11-22). Pentagon Hiding Cost Of Ukrainian War. southfront.org |

Bryan Davies (2022-11-22). The USA Caused the War in Ukraine, and Only the USA Can End It. globalresearch.ca

Cameron Brohman (2022-11-22). Haiti: An Inconvenient History. An Uncomfortable Truth. "Rich Country. Poor People." globalresearch.ca

Camillo Mac Bica (2022-11-22). Moral Injury: Helping Veterans Heal. commondreams.org Healing requires that veterans examine their military experience, their actions in war, that they come to understand how they were manipulated by their government, morally desensitized, instilled with warrior values, conditioned to kill immediately and without question, and how the battlefield reinforced these values and behaviors.

Catherine Crockett (2022-11-22). Saturday 12/31: Peace Parade – First Night Monterey Starlight Procession. indybay.org Gather at the intersection of Franklin Street and Calle Principal in downtown Monterey, CA between 5 pm and 5: 30 pm, PST.

Catherine Crockett (2022-11-22). Sunday 12/11: Holiday Bazaar and Annual Open House. indybay.org Monterey Peace and Justice Center | 1364 Fremont Blvd. | Seaside, CA 93955…

Chris Walker (2022-11-22). Raphael Warnock Leads Herschel Walker by 4 Points in Runoff Election Poll. truthout.org A new poll in Georgia finds that Sen. Raphael Warnock (D) is 4 points ahead of his Republican opponent, former NFL running back Herschel Walker, in their runoff election contest scheduled for December 6. | The two candidates will square off in a rematch of their midterm contest earlier this month. Georgia law requires candidates to attain a majority of votes in order to win an election. Although

Chris Walker (2022-11-22). Texas Lawmaker Wants GOP-Run Legislature to Control Progressive-Leaning Austin. truthout.org A Republican state lawmaker is seeking to dissolve the city of Austin, Texas — a jurisdiction that frequently elects progressive-leaning lawmakers — through legislation that would turn the municipality into a district overseen by the state government. | State Rep. Jared Patterson (R)

Climate Nexus (2022-11-22). COP27 ends with historic loss & damage fund, but status quo on emissions reductions. nationofchange.org "COP27 has done what no other COP has achieved and created a loss and damage fund to support the most impacted communities of climate change."

Contributing Writers (2022-11-22). College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario "Suggests": Unvaccinated Patients Are Mentally Ill and Should be Put on Psychiatric Medication/ By Jim Hoft. marktaliano.net

Dana Drugmand (2022-11-22). Judge deals latest blow to Big Oil in DC climate fraud caseÔøº. nationofchange.org Fossil fuel defendants in climate liability lawsuits keep losing in their bids to keep cases in federal courts.

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-22). CIA Aims to Recruit Russian Spies Unhappy With the War in Ukraine. news.antiwar.com The CIA's deputy director of intelligence made his first public appearance this week and used the opportunity to say the agency is looking to recruit Russians who are unhappy with the war in Ukraine, The Wall Street Journal Reported Tuesday. David Marlowe, who took his post in June 2021, said that the CIA is "looking …

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-22). Erdogan Threatens Ground Offensive Against Kurds in Syria. news.antiwar.com Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday threatened to launch a ground offensive against Kurdish groups in northern Syria "as soon as possible." Erdogan's warning came after Turkey launched major airstrikes in northern Syria and Iraq, targeting Kurdish militant groups. The strikes came in response to a bombing in Istanbul that Turkey blamed on the …

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-22). Israeli Military Chief Tells US to Step Up Planning for Joint Attacks on Iran. news.antiwar.com The head of the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) is pressing the US to step up planning for joint attacks against Iran, The Times of Israel reported on Tuesday. IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kohavi arrived in the US on Sunday and has been holding talks with high-level officials. So far this week, he has met …

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-22). Kamala Harris Hits Out at China in Speech on Philippine Coast Guard Ship. news.antiwar.com Vice President Kamala Harris on Tuesday wrapped up her trip to the Philippines with a visit to Palawan, an island province with a coast on the disputed South China Sea. From there, Harris delivered a speech onboard a Philippine Coast Guard vessel and said the US would lead a campaign against "irresponsible behavior" in the …

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-22). Lloyd Austin Holds In-Person Talks With Chinese Counterpart. news.antiwar.com Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin met with his Chinese counterpart, Wei Fenghe, in Cambodia on Tuesday as the US and China continue to maintain high-level dialogue following the meeting between President Biden and President Xi Jinping. Austin and Wei agreed to resume military communication channels that Beijing suspended in response to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi …

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-22). US Announces $4.5 Billion in Direct Budgetary Aid for Ukraine. news.antiwar.com Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen announced Tuesday an additional $4.5 billion in direct budgetary aid for the Ukrainian government. Yellen said that the new funds will bring total US budgetary aid for Ukraine to $13 billion, and more is coming as Ukraine expects the US to help pay for its massive budget deficit in 2023. The …

Dave Welsh (2022-11-22). Biggest academic strike in history — UC system shut down! workers.org Berkeley, California An unprecedented strike of academic workers that began Nov. 14 hit all 10 campuses of the University of California like a ton of bricks. This is the largest academic strike in U.S. labor history. Day one of historic UC student workers' strike, Nov. 14, Berkeley, California. WW Photo: . . . |

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2022-11-22). Pfizer's Financial Supernova and the Art of Really Big Lies. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts (2022-11-22). The Suppression of Free Speech Has Close to Majority Support in America. "The Suppression of Truth is the Road to Tyranny" globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-11-22). C919 will be operational as soon as possible. ecns.cn The first C919, China's first self-developed trunk jetliner, will be delivered by the end of this year and put into commercial operation as soon as possible, board secretary of the jet's first global customer China Eastern Airlines said on Monday.

____ (2022-11-22). Chinese shipbuilding firm starts construction of liquefied carbon dioxide carriers. ecns.cn A Chinese shipbuilding firm has started building two 7, 0-cubic meter liquefied carbon dioxide carriers for Northern Lights, a Norwegian carbon capture and storage project.

____ (2022-11-22). Lionel Messi to realize dream at FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. ecns.cn Argentina and its iconic No. 10 Lionel Messi will go head-to-head with Saudi Arabia starting 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Beijing Time, at Lusail Stadium.

____ (2022-11-22). China-made table football sees soaring sales as Qatar welcomes World Cup. ecns.cn China-made table football saw soring sales on cross-border e-commerce platforms as the 2022 FIFA World Cup opened in the Gulf state Qatar.

____ (2022-11-22). Witness recalls Henan fire incident: Survivors cut fence to escape over wall. ecns.cn A witness of the fire that occurred at the plant of Kaixinda Trading Co in central China's Henan recalled her narrow escape on Tuesday, saying some survivors had cut fence wires and jumped over the wall to escape the disaster.

____ (2022-11-22). Biden pardons Thanksgiving turkeys. ecns.cn U.S. President Joe Biden pardoned a pair of turkeys on Monday ahead of Thanksgiving.

____ (2022-11-22). China issues 10 science challenges in astronautics. ecns.cn Chinese space scientists and engineers published 10 science and technology challenges in the field of astronautics for 2022 at the ongoing China Space Conference held in Haikou, capital city of the southern island province of Hainan.

____ (2022-11-22). Chinese scientists develop self-propelled robots to clean up microplastics. ecns.cn A group of Chinese scientists has developed a kind of micro-robot powered by ion exchanges to remove microplastics and nanoplastics (MNPs) from water, according to Jinan University, one of its developers.

____ (2022-11-22). Knife fish resources recover in China's Yangtze under fishing ban. ecns.cn Chinese researchers have found that the knife fish in the Yangtze River, once a sought-after delicacy and a species plagued by overfishing, is recovering thanks to a fishing ban.

____ (2022-11-22). Beijing grants autonomous driving permits to robotaxis. ecns.cn Beijing granted the latest autonomous driving permits to two robotaxi operators-Baidu Inc and Pony.ai- on Tuesday which, for the first time, allows the removal of a safety operator from the front seat on public roads in the capital.

____ (2022-11-22). China's Xiamen sees trade with BRICS up 26.3 pct in Jan-Oct. ecns.cn East China's coastal city of Xiamen, Fujian Province, saw its trade with BRICS countries increase 26.3 percent year on year to hit 76.46 billion yuan (about 10.67 billion U.S. dollars) in the first 10 months of this year.

____ (2022-11-22). China, U.S. defense ministers hold talks on ties in Cambodia. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe, who is attending the ninth ASEAN Defense Ministers' Meeting-Plus in Cambodia, held talks with U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin on Tuesday at the latter's request.

____ (2022-11-22). Xi orders all-out rescue efforts after central China plant fire. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping has ordered all-out efforts to rescue and treat the injured after a fire occurred at a plant in central China's Henan Province on Monday afternoon.

____ (2022-11-22). Media urged to promote Beijing-Seoul cooperation. ecns.cn Media outlets and professionals from China and South Korea should work together to promote communication and boost cooperation between the two countries, officials and experts have said.

____ (2022-11-22). Earliest flower bud fossil from 1.25 million years ago discovered in China. ecns.cn Chinese researchers have unveiled the earliest flower bud fossil from the Early Cretaceous (1.25 million years ago), which was found in the Yixian Formation of Lingyuan City, Northeast China's Liaoning Province, according to Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology on Monday.

____ (2022-11-22). Sinopec signs 27-year deal with Qatar Energy on LNG supply. ecns.cn China's Sinopec has signed a 27 -year liquid nature gas (LNG) purchase and sales agreement with Qatar Energy on Monday. According to the agreement, Qatar Energy will supply 4 million tons of LNG to Sinopec each year.

____ (2022-11-22). Mongolian president to visit China. ecns.cn At the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, President of Mongolia Ukhnaa Khurelsukh will pay a state visit to China from Nov. 27 to 28, Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying announced Tuesday.

____ (2022-11-22). Basic structure for Intl Lunar Research Station to be built by 2028: China lunar exploration chief designer. ecns.cn The basic structure for International Lunar Research Station (ILRS) will be built by around 2028 meaning it will be possible for Chinese astronauts to land on the moon within ten years.

____ (2022-11-22). They Say: U.S. gun legislatures make police officers, civilians less safe. ecns.cn A wave of court-mandated rollbacks of gun regulations in the United States prevents police officers from doing their jobs properly, and makes civilians feel less safe, reported NBC News on Saturday.

____ (2022-11-22). They Say: Business giants sound alarm on U.S. recession. ecns.cn Some business giants in the United States have sounded the alarm on a looming U.S. recession, joining a chorus of CEOs, investors and academics predicting a prolonged economic downturn, reported Insider on Sunday.

____ (2022-11-22). Ice drifting appears in Heihe Grand Canyon in Qinghai. ecns.cn Clusters of ice drift in waters of Heihe gorge in Qilian County, Haibei Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, northwest China's Qinghai Province.

____ (2022-11-22). China Life: Retired teacher helps illiterate adults via livestreaming. ecns.cn In the livestreaming channel of Yang Weiyun, no singing or dancing is performed nor are products sold. Yang teaches pinyin, reading and writing, something that has been most familiar to her for the past years. The difference is her students are mostly adults.

____ (2022-11-22). Autumn Plane trees transform road into golden spoon. ecns.cn A road surrounded by plane trees in East Lake National Wetland Park looks like a golden spoon on water in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, Nov. 21, 2022.

____ (2022-11-22). Snowy sunrise in Zhuque National Forest Park in Shaanxi. ecns.cn Winter sunrise shines on the mountain peak in Zhuque National Forest Park in Xi'an, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Nov. 22, 2022, turning it into a white fairyland.

____ (2022-11-22). Blood pheasants spotted in Qinghai. ecns.cn Several blood pheasants forage in Qilian Mountain National Park in northwest China's Qinghai Province. The blood pheasant is native to forests at an altitude of 1,700-3,000 meters in mountainous areas in China and a bird species under the second-class state protection.

____ (2022-11-22). Camels welcome fans at Al Bayt Stadium in Doha. ecns.cn The 2022 FIFA World Cup kicked off on Sunday at Al Bayt Stadium in Doha, the capital of Qatar.

Editor (2022-11-22). Greenland is worse than ever, much worse. mronline.org A new study finds Greenland's ice sheet thinning much further into the ice sheet core than previously thought, 100 miles inland. (Source: S. Khan, et al, Extensive Inland Thinning and Speed-Up of North-East Greenland Stream, Nature, November 9, 2022)…

Editor (2022-11-22). Self-determination, referenda and the rights of minorities. mronline.org In the wake of the controversies and heated debate generated in the wake of the referenda held last September in the regions of the Donbass, it became necessary to get some clarity on the legal issues surrounding this event.

Editor (2022-11-22). "South Africa's 'Just' transition climate deal with the west is a betrayal of the working class" mronline.org South Africa is set to implement an $8.5bn plan funded by western countries to transition from coal-based energy to renewables. The country's biggest union NUMSA has warned this plan will only intensify privatization while burdening South Africans with debt and poverty.

Editor (2022-11-22). Thomas Sankara: "We didn't import our revolution" mronline.org This is the first English translation of this interview and the opening installment in a Liberation School series of previously untranslated work by Thomas Sankara. This translation series is the result of a collaboration with ThomasSankara.net, an online platform dedicated to archiving work on and by the great African revolutionary.

Editor (2022-11-22). Jacobin is Wrong: The Midterms Were Not a Socialist Wave. scheerpost.com

Editor (2022-11-22). Scott Ritter: The Back Channel. scheerpost.com

Editor (2022-11-22). YouTube Censors Reality, Boosts Disinformation: Part 1. scheerpost.com

Editor (2022-11-22). A hair's breadth from escalation? workers.org During the day of Nov. 15 the world came close to a rapid escalation of the U.S.-NATO proxy war against Russia in Ukraine. Soon, however, representatives of the U.S. government made statements that pulled back from the brink. For now. The events recalled some of the tense moments of the . . . |

Edward Curtin (2022-11-22). President John F. Kennedy: His Life and Public Assassination by the CIA. dissidentvoice.org What is the truth, and where did it go? Ask Oswald and Ruby, they oughta know "Shut your mouth," said the wise old owl Business is business, and it's a murder most foul . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . …

Edward Curtin (2022-11-22). "The Assassination and Mrs. Paine". The Last Link to the Murder of JFK. Review and Analysis by Edward Curtin. globalresearch.ca

Elm Fork John Brown Gun Club (2022-11-22). Report Back on Community Defense of Story Hour in Denton, TX. itsgoingdown.org Report from Elm Fork John Brown Gun Club on recent defense of a community event in so-called Denton, Texas. Activists and allies held trans story-time in Denton to bring a little hope to Trans Awareness week. There's no need for a depressing reminder of the pressing legislation and violent rhetoric being directed at trans folks…

Emanuel Pastreich (2022-11-22). The Covid-19 "Co-Conspiracy": The Hidden Face of US-China Relations. globalresearch.ca

En.mehrnews (2022-11-22). Biden declares emergency in New York State on winter storm. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 22 (MNA) — US President Joe Biden has approved an emergency declaration in the state of New York due to a severe winter storm that struck the region last week, the White House said in a statement on Monday.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-22). Resistance forces carry out 3 anti-Zionist operations in WB. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 22 (MNA) — The military branch of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad movement Nablus Brigade in a statement announced that it has carried out 3 anti-Zionist operations in Nablus and Jenin.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-22). Iran, Indonesia to expand Halal economic, trade coop. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 22 (MNA) — Islamic Republic of Iran and Indonesia will develop their economic activities, especially in the field of trading Halal products and goods.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-22). Taiwan at core of China's core interests: Chinese MoD. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 22 (MNA) — Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe on Tuesday told his US counterpart that Taiwan is at the core of China's core interests and was a "red-line" that must not be crossed.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-22). 13 Iranian knowledge-based firms attend MEDICA 2022. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 22 (MNA) — 13 Iranian knowledge-based companies active in the field of medicine participated in the Word Forum for Medicine-International Exhibition and Conference (MEDICA 2022) in Germany.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-22). Iran ready to repair Venezuelan powerplants. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 22 (MNA) — The Managing Director of Iran Powerplant Repairs Company announced readiness to carry out power plant repairs in Venezuela.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-22). Qatar, US FMs discuss Iran in talks in Doha. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 22 (MNA) — Qatar's foreign minister said on Tuesday that he discussed Iran's nuclear deal in a meeting with his American counterpart Antony Blinken in Doha.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-22). Cuban president blames US, NATO for Ukraine conflict. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 22 (MNA) — Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel, who is on a visit to Moscow, believes that the United States and NATO are the main cause of the current conflict in Ukraine.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-22). IRGC pounds separatist terrorists' bases in Iraq's Kirkuk. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 22 (MNA) — Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) launched missile and drone attacks on the positions of separatist terrorist groups in Kirkuk, northern Iraq.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-22). VIDEO: KSA beats ARG 2-1 after Messi's first half goal. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 22 (MNA) — Day 3 at the 2022 FIFA World Cup kicked off with Saudi Arabia surprising Argentina with a 2-1 win in the Group C opener at the Lusail Stadium.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-22). Iran-Iraq cooperation to continue to strengthen ties: FM. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 22 (MNA) — The cooperation between Iran and Iraq will be continued at various levels to strengthen and improve relations, said the Iranian Foreign minister.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-22). No country should have any aspiration over Armenia's Syunik. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 22 (MNA) — Referring to the importance of Armenia's Syunik province for Iran, Iran's envoy to Yerevan stressed that no country should have any ambitions regarding the Armenian province.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-22). Economic cooperation to establish regional stability, peace. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 22 (MNA) — In a meeting with ambassadors and heads of political delegations of ASEAN member countries, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Bagheri Kani stressed that economic cooperation establishes regional stability and peace.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-22). EU parliament's cutting ties with Iran 'an escape forward'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 22 (MNA) — Referring to the action of the European Parliament in breaking up ties with Iran, the spokesman of the National Security Commission of the Iranian Parliament described the action as an escape forward.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-22). France to deploy Rafale Jets in Lithuania. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 22 (MNA) — France will deploy four Rafale fighter jets in Lithuania from November 25 as part of the NATO military buildup to protect the airspace over the Baltic countries, the French Defense Ministry said on Tuesday.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-22). Iran VP, Belarusian PM stresses expanding economic ties. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 22 (MNA) — In a joint press conference in Tehran Tuesday, Iran's first vice president and the Belarusian prime minister emphasized the need to expand Tehran-Minsk bilateral economic relations.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-22). Powerful explosion heard near Tel Aviv. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 22 (MNA) — Zionist Israeli regime's media on Tuesday afternoon reported that the sound of a massive explosion was heard in the Lod distrcit near Tel Aviv.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-22). Three US sailors died by suicide in recent weeks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 22 (MNA) — Three sailors assigned to Norfolk's naval maintenance center have died by suicide in recent weeks, local US media said in a report.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-22). Iraqi Kurdistan people need to evacuate areas near terrorists. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 22 (MNA) — IRGC Ground Forces Commander advised the Iraqi Kurdistan region's people to evacuate areas adjacent to terrorist groups' bases in order to not get hurt during attacks.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-22). US gives Ukraine additional $4.5 billion in financial aid. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 22 (MNA) — The US Treasury announced on Tuesday that it would disburse $4.5 million to Ukraine in the coming weeks, according to a press release.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-22). Iran, Belarus emphasize developing trade-economic coop. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 22 (MNA) — While stressing on expanding trade cooperation between Iran and Belarus, Chairman of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) called for setting up a joint working group between the two countries.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-22). IAEA issues new report on Iran's nuclear activities. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 22 (MNA) — In its latest report on Tuesday, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) confirmed that Iran has started enriching uranium to 60 percent purity at Fordow Fuel Enrichment Plant.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-22). Picturesque autumn in Delaram village. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 22 (MNA) — Delaram village located in the Markazi Province of Iran is one of the most beautiful tourist attractions for Iranians during the fall.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-22). Iran's VP welcomes Belarusian PM. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 22 (MNA) — The Iranian First Vice President Mohammad Mokhber welcomed Roman Golovchenko, the Prime Minister of Belarus, who arrived in Tehran on Tuesday at the head of a Belarusian delegation.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-22). Team Melli's training session in Qatar. en.mehrnews.com DOHA, Nov. 22 (MNA) — The players of the national Iranian men's football team held a training session on Tuesday and the MNA correspondent in Doha sent photos of the training session. Iran will play Wales on Friday in its 2nd match in World Cup.

Enzo Pellegrin (2022-11-22). Globalism and the Contradictions of "Populism": Immigration Skirmishes Between Italy and France. globalresearch.ca

Eric Zuesse (2022-11-22). Whimsicality of the European Council's European Court for Human Rights. Petition for Craig Murray. globalresearch.ca

Firat News Agency (2022-11-22). Europe: Protests against Turkey's air strikes on Kurdistan. greenleft.org.au After Turkey carried out intense air strikes on North and East Syria and Northern Iraq in the early hours of November 20, protests took place in several different European cities. | [Video: Firat News Agency.]…

Firat News Agency (2022-11-22). Video: Protests against Turkey's air strikes on Kurdistan take place across Europe. greenleft.org.au Firat News Agency reports that after Turkey carried out intense air strikes on North and East Syria and Northern Iraq in the early hours of November 20, protests took place in several different European cities.

Gabriella Sanchez (2022-11-22). Police Are Increasingly Monitoring Social Media to Identify and Harass Activists. truthout.org Artist and climate activist Shanai Matteson moved back to her hometown of Palisade, Minnesota, to make a positive impact on the community. But her homecoming was far from sweet. In the years following her return, she says, local law enforcement monitored and threatened her. She became painfully aware of how being an activist painted a target on her back. She was charged and tried for a crime based on the thinnest of evidence: social media posts. | Matteson got tangled up in a growing problem: federal and local authorities are increasingly using social media to identify individuals who may be a threat. There is li…

Gilbert Doctorow (2022-11-22). Is the Russia-Ukraine war at a crossroads? mronline.org In a new 25-minute live broadcast devoted to the war, Iran's Press TV showcases key issues from this week's developments on the front lines, including the latest bombardments of the Zaporozhie nuclear power station and the missiles which fell on Polish territory, threatening to bring in NATO as full co-belligerents.

Gillian Branstetter (2022-11-22). The Club Q Shooting Took Trans Lives and Destabilized a Community. aclu.org When you talk to transgender people who came of age before the internet, you'll hear a common refrain: "I thought I was the only one." The experience of growing up transgender is most often a very lonely one, every childhood memory and familial relationship shaded by the pain of lacking the vocabulary to even ask for help, much less seek it out. Transgender people often grow up with the sullen certainty that no one will ever understand us, a sense of social isolation that, combined with widespread poverty, homelessness, and harassment, can often prove deadly. | All of this makes safe places for transgender peo…

Global Research News (2022-11-22). Selected Articles: New US B61-12 Nuclear Bombs Deployed in Europe: What Will Russia Do? "Much Worse than the Cold War" globalresearch.ca By Vladimir Kozin denounces the fact that the United States after tearing up the …

Homeless Garden Project (2022-11-22). Thursday 12/1: Homeless Garden Project Holiday Celebration. indybay.org Resource Center For Nonviolence | 612 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz…

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-11-22). Imperial education team wins prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry Prize. imperial.ac.uk The Department of Chemistry's 'Lab-In-a-Box' team has been named winners of the Society's Prize for Excellence in Higher Education.

Infobrics (2022-11-22). UK imposes semiconductor blockade on China. infobrics.org Britain unlikely to slowdown China's technological advances.

Infobrics (2022-11-22). Kiev's provocations against ZNPP may cause nuclear disaster. infobrics.org Ukrainian forces continue to attack the ZNPP using Western weapons, ignoring the risks.

Infobrics (2022-11-22). Kiev regime accuses Western companies of delivering 75% of components for Iranian drones. infobrics.org Allegedly, Western-made components include guidance systems, engines and parts of the control surfaces used to steer the drones.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-22). James Baldwin, Corporate Media and the Red Herring of 'Black Antisemitism'. libya360.wordpress.com Lev Koufax James Baldwin addresses a crowd after participating in the march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in support of voting rights, March 1965. In 1967, the great African American writer James Baldwin wrote an article that explored the relationship between the Jewish and Black communities, and in particular, the justified anger the Black community…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-22). Multinationals Set to Expand Gas and Oil Sites Despite Climate Concerns. libya360.wordpress.com Ocean Rebellion demonstrators protest against the use of fossil fuels in the shipping industry, in London, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. As climate activists and politicians began leaving the Cop27 climate conference in Egypt today, it emerged that the giant gas and oil producers were finalising plans for more new fossil fuel production sites. The news…

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-11-22). Steph Curry And Tom Brady Under Investigation For Being FTX Ambassadors, Naomi Osaka, Shaq And Others Sued For Endorsing Collapsed Exchange. moguldom.com FTX had no shortage of endorsements, including from top A-list celebrities like Steph Curry, Tom Brady, Naomi Osaka and Shaquille O'Neal. Now at least two of the beloved athletes are under investigation by a Texas regulator for serving as ambassadors for the collapsed crypto exchange. Joe Rotunda, the director of enforcement at the Texas State …

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-11-22). Black Woman Wins Massive $366 Million Racial Discrimination Payout Against FedEx. moguldom.com A Black woman received a $366 million dollar jury award after suing her former employer for racial discrimination and retaliation. Jennifer Harris of Fort Worth, Texas, won the judgment after suing FedEx, her employer of 12 years, whom she accused of terminating her unjustly after she reported a supervisor's hostile behavior towards her. Harris worked …

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-11-22). Black Couple Flips 236 Acres in Upstate New York for $13.5 Million. moguldom.com A Black couple flipped a beautiful 236-acre farm for $13.75 million dollars, despite the property not being on the market. Husband and wife entrepreneurs Chid Liberty and Georgie Badiel Liberty sold their immense biodynamic property located in Rhinebeck, New York, on Friday, Nov. 11. The buyers were Six Senses, one of the world's foremost luxury …

Jake Johnson (2022-11-22). Naomi Klein Calls for a "True People's Summit" in Wake of COP27 Failure. truthout.org Author and environmentalist Naomi Klein on Monday urged civil society organizations to boycott the 2023 COP climate summit in the United Arab Emirates — one of the world's largest oil producers — after this year's summit concluded without any concrete action to phase-out fossil fuels, despite the Listing off some of the marked failures of COP27 — from the host government of Egypt's refusal to release political prisoner Alaa…

Jake Johnson (2022-11-22). Starbucks Moves to Close First Unionized Shop in Its Home City of Seattle. truthout.org Starbucks announced late Monday that it will soon shutter yet another unionized location — this time the Seattle shop that was the first to unionize in the coffee giant's home city. | While Starbucks

Jake Johnson (2022-11-22). Outrage as Starbucks Moves to Close First Unionized Shop in Its Home City of Seattle. commondreams.org "Starbucks and Howard Schultz believe they are above the law. They believe they can do whatever they want and get away with it," said Starbucks Workers United. "This is unacceptable and will not stand."

Jane Welford (2022-11-22). Saturday 12/10: Hookers in the House of the Lord. indybay.org St. Francis Lutheran Church | 152 Church Street, | San Francisco, CA…

Jason Ditz (2022-11-22). Iran Increases High Level Enrichment After IAEA Condemnation. news.antiwar.com Fresh off of the IAEA voting to The increased enrichment was facilitated by Iran installing improved centrifuges, which have higher capacity. 60% uranium is still far below weapons-grade, and thus not a proliferation risk.

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-11-22). Outrageous Brainwashing Event—Sponsored By Bush Institute and CIA-Backed National Endowment for Democracy (NED)—Deliberately Falsifies History to Inflame American Hatred Against Russia and China. covertactionmagazine.com

Jeremy Schreiner (2022-11-22). Abbott declares fictional "invasion" as Trump heaps praise on border cruelty. liberationnews.org On Aug. 25, the Missouri Supreme Court set Kevin "KJ" Johnson's execution date for Nov. 29. Johnson was convicted and sentenced to death when he was 19 years old for the shooting and killing of a police officer.

Jim McIlroy (2022-11-22). Turkey must stop attacks on Rojava, protesters say. greenleft.org.au The Kurdish community held an emergency rally outside the State Library of Victoria in solidarity with the people of Rojava, in northern Syria, who are under attack from Turkey. Jim McIlroy reports.

Joachim Hagopian (2022-11-22). Top US General Suggesting Peace Talks, Strongly Rejected by DC Neocons and Zelensky. globalresearch.ca

John Bellamy Foster (2022-11-22). Extractivism in the Anthropocene. mronline.org Late Imperialism and the Expropriation of the Earth.

John Potash (2022-11-22). "JFK: Destiny Betrayed" Leaves No Doubt That JFK Was Assassinated as Part of CIA Coup. globalresearch.ca

José Luis Granados Ceja (2022-11-22). Venezuelan VP Meets UN Human Rights Chief to Examine Negative US Sanction Impact. venezuelanalysis.com Calling the meeting "very important and fruitful", Rodríguez asked Tàºrk to consider the consequences of unilateral measures on the enjoyment of human rights in more than 30 countries.

Kester Kenn Klomegah (2022-11-22). The Geopolitics of Kazakhstan in an Emerging Multipolar World. globalresearch.ca

Kwjorinoco (2022-11-22). US Resists Mexico's Prohibition of GM Corn. orinocotribune.com United States Senators Joni K. Ernst and Charles E. Grassley asked the US Trade Representative Katherine Tai to activate a process against Mexico within the framework of the USMCA, due to Mexico's policy of banning imports of transgenic and genetically modified (GM) corn. | In a letter, the US legislators proposed that, in the event where no agreement is reached with the Mexican authorities, a dispute resolution panel would be set up, as was the case with Mexico's energy reform. | According to the document, both senators say they are concerned about the promise made by the president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López…

Kwjorinoco (2022-11-22). Venezuela Calls on International Court of Justice to Reject Guyana's Claims over Essequibo. orinocotribune.com "Venezuela says to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) that the problem of the treaty cannot be discussed with Guyana, because it [Guyana] did not exist at that time, the one that existed was Great Britain, and that country is not present today," stated Samuel Moncada, Venezuela's permanent representative to the United Nations, during the case between Guyana and Venezuela for the validity of the Laudo Treaty Arbitration of 1899. "If we do not deal with the agent of the crime that dispossessed us, then this trial makes no sense. Today we ask you to declare the claim inadmissible." | Possession of the Essequib…

Manlio Dinucci (2022-11-22). The New World War of the West. "Weapons of Mass Distraction" globalresearch.ca

Michael Petrelis (2022-11-22). Tuesday 11/22: Gays Bringing Twitter Bird Pinata to Musk: Stop the Hate. indybay.org Twitter HQ, Market & 10th Street…

Mike Ludwig (2022-11-22). Right-Wingers Who Stoke the War on Trans People Have Club Q Blood on Their Hands. truthout.org Even before police announced hate crime charges against Anderson Lee Aldrich, the 22-year-old man accused of orchestrating a massacre at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs over the weekend, it was obvious to queer and trans people that the nation's latest mass shooting was yet another form of the anti-trans and homophobic violence that has been escalating in U.S. society, both structurally and interpersonally, as lies about our lives reach a fever pitch in the right-wing media. | The suspect, reportedly wearing tactical gear and wielding an AR-15-style semiautomatic assault rifle, chose a busy Saturday night…

Nayvin Gordon (2022-11-22). Ode to Marx — "Money is…exchanged for…the whole objective world of man and nature." indybay.org -"Money is…exchanged for…the whole objective world of man and nature."

Omar Ocampo (2022-11-22). Colombia's First Leftist President Charts a New Path on Venezuela. fpif.org New Colombian President Gustavo Petro's plan to reestablish diplomatic relations with Venezuela was officially completed this November when Petro met his counterpart Nicolás Maduro in Caracas. | The two met privately, held a press conference together, and released a While critics derided the meeting as just another propaganda spectacle for Maduro, Petro has sent a signal to opposition parties in Colombia and the international community, particularly the United States, to rethink its approach if they hope to improve relati…

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-11-22). Midterm Elections in the US and What Is Behind Them. orinocotribune.com By José Ramà≤n Cabañas Rodríguez Nov 15, 2022 | It is now a week after the midterm elections in the United States and we still do not know who will have the majority in the House of Representatives, nor the definitive data on the Senate where, if there will be Democratic dominance, it will be minimal. The data has fallen in drips and drabs during the last week. It will be months before we have access to real, definitive numbers on voter turnout at each level and for each office. All we can access for now are exit polls. | Without trying to "tropicalize" the matter, if this scenario had happened south of…

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-11-22). The West Is Using COP27 to Shift Blame To Poorer Nations—Private Greed Prevails Over Humanity's Survival. orinocotribune.com

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-11-22). US-Occupied Oilfield Targeted by Missiles in Northeast Syria. orinocotribune.com Attacks against US bases in Syria have become commonplace as Washington's illegal presence in the country continues to provoke contempt | A missile attack targeted Washington's Green Village military base in Deir Ezzor's Al-Omar oilfield on 17 November, a US Central Command (CENTCOM) statement said. | "On the evening of November 17, at approximately 9: 32 pm local time in Syria, rockets targeted Coalition Forces at the Green Village base in northeast Syria. The attack resulted in no injuries or damage to the base or coalition property. US forces in northeast Syria are investigating the incident," the CENTCOM state…

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-11-22). 'We Can Save Ourselves': An Interview with Onyesonwu Chatoyer. orinocotribune.com

Paul Haeder (2022-11-22). You Can't Have Your Mule and Forty Acres, Too! dissidentvoice.org The celebration was lively: in the small town of Waldport, Oregon, a few hundred finally gathered to see the statue's unveiling. We heard a Gulf Coast guy, Truman Price, a violinist, play music on his fiddle reminiscent of the tunes of 1880s which would have been played by the historical person cast in bronze. A …

Peoples Dispatch (2022-11-22). Egypt's Repressive Regime Is Enabled by United States and Allies. towardfreedom.org Rania Khalek of BreakThrough News explains how Egypt acts as a U.S. proxy in Africa and West Asia, and how Israeli and Western backing enables Egypt's government to continue repressive policies domestically.

Peter Koenig (2022-11-22). A World Ever More Dystopian. Klaus Schwab's — WEF — Full Speech at G20 / B20 in Bali, Indonesia. globalresearch.ca

Philip Giraldi (2022-11-22). Putting an End to Volodymyr Zelensky's Follies. Let's Try to Avoid World War III. globalresearch.ca

Redwood City (2022-11-22). Drag Storytime at the Library. indybay.org The Redwood City Public Library invited a beautifully dressed drag queen to read stories to children on November 19th.

Staff (2022-11-22). Azerbaijan: NATO's gateway to the Caspian, Central and South Asia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azeri Press AgencyNovember 22, 2022 Azerbaijan established a strong partnership with NATO: Delegation head "Azerbaijan established a strong partnership with NATO, jointly contributed to international security, and supported NATO's peacekeeping activities in Kosovo and Afghanistan," said Jafar Huseynzade, head of Azerbaijan's Delegation to NATO, at the high-level conference on "Women for Sustainable Tomorrow" held at …

Staff (2022-11-22). Important milestone: AWACS refueling expands NATO's Eyes in the Sky missions. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATO Support and Procurement AgencyNovember 21, 2022 NATO fleets test air-to-air refueling assets Today, the Multinational MRTT Fleet (MMF) and the NATO E-3A Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) fleets have concluded the first part of their Air-to-Air Refueling (AAR) test campaign. The in-flight tests performed will provide the technical and operational AAR clearances to …

Staff (2022-11-22). NATO chief praises Turkey's Erdogan as great peacemaker in Ukraine war. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Stoltenberg might also have expressed NATO's appreciation of Turkey's supplying the Zelensky regime with Bayraktar TB2 combat drones and building the flagship of Ukraine's navy; as well as stirring up Tatar separatism in Crimea preparatory to replicating that initiative in the Russian North Caucasus — RR ==== Anadolu AgencyNovember 22, 2022 Tàºrkiye played key role …

Staff (2022-11-22). NATO continues to deploy enhanced expeditionary operational capability to eastern war front. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOAllied Air CommandNovember 22, 2022 Alliance Ground Surveillance Force deploys mobile exploitation module outside Italy for the first time For the first time, NATO's Alliance Ground Surveillance Force (NAGSF) has deployed their Mobile General Ground Station or MGGS outside Italy testing the Force's expeditionary capability to exploit the data collected by the RQ-4D Remotely Piloted …

Staff (2022-11-22). NATO-standard special operations base being built in Georgia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Agenda.geNovember 22, 2022 PM launches construction of NATO-standard special operations base Georgian prime minister Irakli Garibashvili on Tuesday laid the foundation for the construction of a new, NATO-standard base for the country's special operations forces in an event marking the 23rd anniversary of their establishment. …[T]he head of the government said the ‚Çæ70 million ($26 …

Staff (2022-11-22). New mission: South Korea integrated into global NATO. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATONovember 22, 2022 Republic of Korea opens diplomatic mission to NATO The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Belgium, Yoon Soongu, met with Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at NATO Headquarters on Tuesday (22 November 2022), at an official ceremony marking the establishment of the Republic of Korea's Diplomatic Mission to NATO. This follows the …

Staff (2022-11-22). New Strategic Era: NATO to absorb Bosnia, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine, help "liberate occupied territories" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Occupied territories as defined by NATO, the EU and the U.S.: the Republika Srpska, Abkhazia and South Ossetia, Transnistria, and Crimea, Donetsk, Kherson, Lugansk and Zaporizhzhia, respectively.- RR ==== Agenda.geNovember 22, 2022 NATO parliamentary assembly resolution urges member states to "step up" support to partners including Georgia In the resolution entitled Fit for Purpose in …

Staff (2022-11-22). Turkey leads NATO naval task force in Tunisian drills. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Operation Sea Guardian is the successor to Operation Active Endeavor, established under NATO's activation of its Article 5 mutual war clause in 2001.Turkey has recently sold Bayraktar TB2 combat drones of the sort used to deadly effect in Ukraine, Nagorno-Karabakh, Syria, Libya, Iraq and Ethiopia to Tunisia, a founding member of NATO's Mediterranean Dialogue military …

Rise Up for Abortion Bay Area (2022-11-22). Friday 11/25: Green Friday for Abortion Rights. indybay.org Market and Powell St. BART station | 899 Market St. | SF 94103…

Sasha Abramsky (2022-11-22). GOP In-Fighting Suggests Trump's Influence Is Weakening. truthout.org In closed meetings between Kevin McCarthy and far right members of his caucus, in which the former attempted to secure the votes to be elected incoming speaker of the House, Marjorie Taylor Greene extracted a promise that McCarthy would launch This is an absurdity — a major governing party is throwing in its lot, and its investigative powers, wi…

SP Editor (2022-11-22). Wildfire Smoke Can Activate Immune Cells Leading to a Long List of Diseases. scheerpost.com By Bill Gabbert | The Energy Mix Immune cells that normally protect against inflammation and infections can be altered by wildfire smoke to promote inflammation. A long list of diseases are associated with inflammation, Wildfire Today reports. And studies have shown that healthy individuals as well as people with pre-existing conditions are affected by the very …

SP Editor (2022-11-22). Will We Ever See Climate Change on the Ballot? scheerpost.com When I consider this planet, the only one we humans have (at least as yet), I find it all too unnerving that climate change didn't make it into the midterms in any significant, or even discernible, fashion.

Speak Out Socialists (2022-11-22). Saturday 12/10: Iran: A Mass Uprising … Where Could it Lead? indybay.org Online Zoom Event…

Staff (2022-11-22). Family of British-Egyptian Political Prisoner Alaa Abd El-Fattah on Their Struggle for His Freedom. democracynow.org In a wide-ranging interview recorded in Cairo, we speak with Laila Soueif and Sanaa Seif, the mother and sister of British-Egyptian political prisoner Alaa Abd El-Fattah, about his health, his case, his family and his hopes for freedom. After visiting him in prison, they describe how El-Fattah started a water strike on the first day of the U.N. climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh to draw international attention to the country's human rights violations and protest his seemingly indefinite imprisonment. He paused after collapsing and suffering a "near-death experience" when prison officials appe…

Staff (2022-11-22). Venezuela's Army Seizes 26 Weapons Used by Illegal Mining Gangs. orinocotribune.com

Stephen Shalom (2022-11-22). Even During War of Self-Defense, Zelenskyy Government Must Respect Human Rights and Labor Rights. commondreams.org Safeguarding the rights of journalists, trade unionists, and captured soldiers will strengthen Ukraine's war effort.

The Associated Press (2022-11-22). Dominican Republic Rejects Criticism of Haitian Deportations. latinorebels.com The Dominican Republic said it "profusely rejects" criticism of its crackdown on Haitian migrants from a growing number of countries and human rights agencies, and vows to ramp up border enforcement and deportations.

Unicorn Riot (2022-11-22). Gaza Flooded Due to Old Infrastructure From Israeli Blockade and Bombings. unicornriot.ninja

Uriel Araujo (2022-11-22). North-South Transit Corridor (NSTC): Alternative to Suez Canal, as Russia, India and Iran Ties Expand. globalresearch.ca

Walden Bello (2022-11-22). Ideas, Including Foolish Ones, Have Consequences. fpif.org Is the radical right pure hate and all emotion? | Well, they may start from that, but humans that they are, some of them try to rationalize their hates and fears into theories that, though detached from reality, literally provide the ammunition that enables their followers to wreak havoc, like the guy did who descended on a store frequented by Black people in Buffalo several months ago in order to kill as many African-Americans as possible. | Matthew Rose's A World After Liberalism (Yale University, 2021) brings together and critically analyzes the thoughts of people that most of us probably have not heard of but…

WSWS (2022-11-22). UC academic workers: Build a rank-and-file strike committee to prevent a sellout by the UAW bureaucracy! wsws.org Mack Trucks worker and socialist candidate for UAW president issued the following statement to 48,000 striking academic workers at the University of California…

WSWS (2022-11-22). Beijing reports three COVID-19 deaths as cases continue to surge across China. wsws.org The Chinese ruling class is clearly stuck in a quandary, in which they are being economically compelled to lift Zero-COVID measures while knowing full well that the ensuing public health crisis could itself cause disastrous economic ramifications.

WSWS (2022-11-22). Renault-Nissan workers in Chennai form India's first rank-and-file autoworkers' committee. wsws.org This is the founding statement issued by the newly-formed Renault-Nissan autoworkers Rank-and-File Committee at the global auto giant's car assembly plant on the outskirts of Chennai, India.

WSWS (2022-11-22). Hospitals across the US experience an alarming surge of respiratory viruses. wsws.org More than three-quarters of the nation's pediatric beds were occupied as of November 7 and the number of ICU beds for the sickest children are at or above capacity, as greater numbers of children are being hospitalized.

WSWS (2022-11-22). Australian government protects LNG producers even as gas prices soar. wsws.org Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Treasurer Jim Chalmers have made vague suggestions of trying to regulate the industry or modify the petroleum resource rent tax, which touches only a tiny fraction of the super-profits.

WSWS (2022-11-22). US railroaders' vote against contract sets stage for conflict with capitalist state, union bureaucracy. wsws.org Workers delivered a major blow to the authority of the White House, which brokered the deal, and are determined not to back down from their demands.

WSWS (2022-11-22). Australia: The way forward for striking New South Wales nurses. wsws.org The Health Workers Rank-and-File Committee stands full square behind striking nurses. But we warn that another limited, union-controlled stoppage will resolve nothing.

WSWS (2022-11-22). Spanish Morenoites cover for Podemos war budget. wsws.org The Morenoite CRT promotes illusions that the pro-war Podemos party will suddenly turn to the left and oppose war, even as it aggressively pursues NATO's war on Russia in Ukraine.

WSWS (2022-11-22). Two arrested in New York City for allegedly planning an anti-Semitic attack. wsws.org This latest incident is part of a rising trend in violence fomented by the ruling class.

WSWS (2022-11-22). Sri Lankan police brutally attack student protest demanding the release of political prisoners. wsws.org The fight against the repressive Wickremesinghe government is a political struggle against the capitalist system itself, which is in deep crisis.

WSWS (2022-11-22). SGP election campaign in Berlin: "We are turning the election into a referendum against the war!" wsws.org Since the State Constitutional Court decided on Wednesday to repeat the Berlin state election on February 12, the Sozialistische Gleichheitspartei (Socialist Equality Party, SGP) has been campaigning vigorously.

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