2023-01-18: News Headlines

Anonymous103 (2023-01-18). BREAKING: Helicopter With Leadership Of Ukrainian Ministry Of Interior On Board Crashed Near Kindergarten In Kiev Region. southfront.org On the morning of January 18, a helicopter crashed in the Kiev region. The Ukrainian aircraft crashed near the where…

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2023-01-18). Héctor Béjar: Repression of Dissent Following the Illegal Removal of President Pedro Castillo in Peru. orinocotribune.com On January 9, Héctor Béjar, former Foreign Minister of Peru for deposed President Pedro Castillo, issued a statement from Lima on the illegal removal of Castillo and the subsequent brutal repression under a state of emergency imposed by the de facto government of Dina Boluarte. The Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA) herein provides the video link and English translation, followed by a Spanish language transcript of Béjar’s brief analysis of the political crisis in Peru. | Good morning, Good afternoon, Good night. My name is Héctor Béjar. I’m recording this video from Lima, Peru. | Following the illegal remo…

WSWS (2023-01-18). Thousands of demonstrators from across Peru march “to take Lima” wsws.org Facing a state of emergency and murderous repression from the US-backed coup regime, demonstrators have called for an “indefinite strike” and a march “to take Lima.”

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-18). Pentagon Sends US Artillery Shells Stored in Israel and South Korea to Ukraine. news.antiwar.com The US has dipped into stockpiles of arms it keeps in Israel and South Korea to supply Ukraine with more artillery shells, The New York Times reported Tuesday, citing anonymous US and Israeli officials. The stockpile in Israel is meant to supply the US for its conflicts in the Middle East and is also used …

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-18). US, Allies Preparing to Ramp Up Military Aid to Ukraine. news.antiwar.com The US and its allies are holding a series of meetings this week in Europe where new pledges for military aid to Ukraine are expected to be made, and more countries might agree to arm Kyiv with tanks. NATO Defense Ministers are set to meet in Brussels on Wednesday and Thursday, followed by a meeting …

WSWS (2023-01-18). US Department of Education publishes plan to revise income-based student loan payments. wsws.org The proposed plan would reduce monthly payments from 10 percent of discretionary income to 5 percent for undergraduate loans and ease the impact of interest accrual on debt payments. It would not forgive student debt for years, if ever.

WSWS (2023-01-18). As XBB.1.5 variant spreads across Canada, COVID-19 deaths hit 11-month high. wsws.org According to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University published on the Our World in Data website, the rolling seven day average of Covid-19 fatalities in Canada reached 78 per day on January 12, the highest since February 28, 2022, when the Omicron first wave was cresting.

_____ (2023-01-18). US escalates military tension with China. journal-neo.org Tensions between the US and China, which have reached an intense level in recent decades, especially under Donald Trump, have continued to escalate with the arrival of the Joe Biden administration in the White House. At the same time, despite deep contradictions between Republicans and Democrats on most political and international issues (in recent years), …

infobrics (2023-01-18). Lula Da Silva’s New Term Begins: Will Brazil Shine Again on Global Stage. infobrics.org Lula was the first Brazilian president from a working-class origin who helped lift millions of ordinary citizens out of the scourge of poverty…

Staff (2023-01-18). A Year After Oil Spill in Peru, Repsol Evades Multi-Million Dollar Lawsuit. orinocotribune.com Repsol’s La Pampilla refinery has been exonerated from a multi-million dollar fine; Peru’s courts cited a conflict of interest. | Nearly 12,000 barrels of oil spilled into the sea off the Peruvian coast a year ago, wreaking havoc on the ecosystems of two protected natural areas and 48 beaches in the districts of Ventanilla, Santa Rosa, Ancón, Aucallama, Chancay, and Huacho. | The disaster, which occurred on January 15, 2022, during the unloading of crude oil from a ship at Terminal Multiboyas No. 2 of Repsol’s La Pampilla refinery, caused the death of thousands of fish, mammals, and birds, according to a report b…

Workers World staff (2023-01-18). Week of antiwar protests launched MLK Day weekend. workers.org Jan. 16, 2023 — The antiwar actions scheduled Jan. 13-23, in at least 50 U.S. cities, come as another escalation is threatened in the U.S.-NATO proxy war against Russia in Ukraine. Seventh Avenue, New York City, Jan. 14, 2023. (John Catalinotto) Reflecting NATO’s escalation, the Danish newspaper, The Worker, reported . . . |

____ (2023-01-18). Moscow, Minsk begin joint drills. ecns.cn Russia and Belarus launched joint air force exercises on Monday, in a move that Ukraine sees as a “guise” for yet more airstrikes on the country.

M von der Schulenbert, A Lieven, H Neuber (2023-01-18). What are the chances for peace in Ukraine? indybay.org There must be another way to peace. But there can only be if we stop believing that only weapons or the annexation of foreign territories can bring peace; if we accept that the world does not belong only to the West, that there will be no single world power, the USA, and that the expansion of NATO does not contribute to stability in Europe.

Staff (2023-01-18). Audio: David Swanson with Dennis Bernstein on Flashpoints on KPFA. davidswanson.org I was happy to discuss The Monroe Doctrine at 200 and What to Replace it With, and Ukraine, and other topics, with Dennis Bernstein. Listen here or here.

WSWS (2023-01-18). New German defense minister plans major escalation of NATO war with Russia. wsws.org The change in the leadership of the Defense Ministry will initiate a massive escalation of German militarism and the NATO war in Ukraine against Russia.

____ (2023-01-18). Neanderthal boy’s skull reconstructed. ecns.cn Archeologists from Jilin University recently published their research about the reconstructed skull of a Neanderthal boy using digital 3D portrait reconstruction technology in cooperation with Moscow State University in Russia.

infobrics (2023-01-18). Russia and China Ready for Quick Travel Resumption. infobrics.org Russia and China are ready to resume mutual travel as soon as possible and deepen their strategic cooperation, Zhang Hanhui, China’s ambassador to Russia told the Russian state TASS news agency…

infobrics (2023-01-18). Jilin Province Begins Economic, Trade Activity in Russian Far East. infobrics.org An economic and trade delegation from Northeast China’s Jilin province set off from Hunchun Land Port to carry out a five-day economic and trade exchange activity in the Russian Far East…

infobrics (2023-01-18). UK circumventing its own sanctions against Moscow to import Russian oil. infobrics.org India’s Jamnagar refinery imported 215 shipments of Russian crude in 2022, a 400% increase in comparison to 2021, while British companies imported ten million barrels of oil from Jamnagar since February 2022, which is an increase of more than 2 % of what they bought in 2021.

infobrics (2023-01-18). US-China unlikely to find breakthrough during Blinken’s upcoming visit to Beijing. infobrics.org Blinken hopes to limit Russian-Chinese cooperation.

infobrics (2023-01-18). Alexey Arestovich’s resignation exposes Kiev regime’s internal problems. infobrics.org The adviser accidentally revealed that Kiev bombed a civilian area in Dnepr, which is why he appears to have been forced to resign.

____ (2023-01-18). Europe’s China-related travel measures should be non-discriminatory: spokesperson. ecns.cn European countries’ precautionary travel measures against China should be rooted in science, proportionate and non-discriminatory, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Tuesday.

Robert Norse (2023-01-18). Stop Felton's Mountain Community Resource Center Driving Homeless Out Into the Rain. indybay.org Charges of cruel, discriminatory, and unnecessary evictions of unhoused folks into survival-threatening weather at Felton’s Mountain Community Resource Center have prompted this protest. Two fliers describe the situation and ask the community to respond.

Wolfgang Herzberg, Tomasz Konicz (2023-01-18). Negotiated Solution – No Alternative! indybay.org NATO intervention seems unlikely so far, after U.S. President Biden ruled out direct military intervention even in the run-up to the war…Nevertheless, a further escalation of the war cannot be ruled out. At present, the powerless left has only the option of fighting for peace and of educational work: of emphasizing the survival necessity of a post-capitalist system transformation… (TKonicz)…

oliviaalperstein (2023-01-18). Report: “Extreme Wealth: The growing number of people with extreme wealth and what an annual wealth tax could raise” ips-dc.org

oliviaalperstein (2023-01-18). New Institute for Policy Studies Report Finds That an Annual Wealth Tax on the World’s Richest Could Raise $1.7 Trillion Globally. ips-dc.org The report includes country-by-country data on wealth inequality and the revenue possibilities of national wealth taxes.

William D. Hartung (2023-01-18). Is America’s bottomless Corporate Welfare for Arms Industry actually Making us Less Safe? juancole.com ( Tomdispatch.com ) Late last month, President Biden signed a bill that clears the way for $858 billion in Pentagon spending and nuclear weapons work at the Department of Energy in 2023. That’s far more than Washington anted up for military purposes at the height of the Korean or Vietnam wars or even during …

Michael Zendejas (2023-01-18). Coalition demands justice for dozens dying in Houston-area jail. liberationnews.org With 29 people officially dead in a year’s time, countless more being released from the jail just before death, and two new deaths in the first two weeks of 2023, activists are calling out an increasingly dire human rights crisis in Texas’ biggest jail.

Binoy Kampmark (2023-01-18). Aiding Myanmar’s Military Regime. dissidentvoice.org International relations remains the sum game of vast hypocrisies, a patchwork of compromises and the compromised. Every moral condemnation of a regime’s conduct is bound to be shown up as an exercise in double standards, often implicating the accusers. In the case of the military regime in Myanmar, double standards are not only modish but …

Binoy Kampmark (2023-01-18). Joining the war club: Australia’s HIMARS purchase. greenleft.org.au The purchase of High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) batteries from the United States is another irresponsible drain on the public purse and shows the military-industrial complex is thriving. Binoy Kampmark reports.

Lee Camp (2023-01-18). Social Media Is Filled With Spooks! With Mike Papantonio. mintpressnews.com Lee Camp sat down with Mike Papantonio, one of the most successful lawyers in the US and an attorney who built a reputation for holding corporate America accountable.

Lowkey (2023-01-18). World Cup Racism, The Israel Lobby, and Jordan Peterson, with Smile 2 Jannah and David Miller. mintpressnews.com Lowkey is joined by Professor David Miller, formerly of Bristol University and Zeeshan Ali, who runs the successful YouTube channel, Smile2Jannah, to discuss the power of the Israel Lobby, Jordan Peterson and the World Cup among other topics.

____ (2023-01-18). PIF urges Japan to delay discharge of Fukushima nuclear-contaminated wastewater. ecns.cn The Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) on Wednesday urged Japan to delay its discharge of wastewater contaminated by the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant into the Pacific Ocean.

April Lanuza (2023-01-18). Pandas spend their last Lunar New Year in the U.S. america.cgtn.com Three of China’s cutest expats live in the U.S. capital. Giant pandas Mei Xiang, Tian Tian and their fourth cub, Xiao Qi Ji.

____ (2023-01-18). Travel market to rebound during Spring Festival holiday season. ecns.cn China is expected to see a Spring Festival holiday with the largest number of travellers in three years, with soaring domestic tourism and recovering outbound tourism, data from online travel platforms show.

____ (2023-01-18). China increases soybean planting area. ecns.cn China’s planting area for soybeans reached 10.26 million hectares, the highest since 1958 and an increase of 1.82 million hectares year-on-year, an agricultural official said on Wednesday.

____ (2023-01-18). PIF urges Japan to delay discharge of Fukushima nuclear-contaminated wastewater. ecns.cn The Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) on Wednesday urged Japan to delay its discharge of wastewater contaminated by the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant into the Pacific Ocean.

April Lanuza (2023-01-18). Pandas spend their last Lunar New Year in the U.S. america.cgtn.com Three of China’s cutest expats live in the U.S. capital. Giant pandas Mei Xiang, Tian Tian and their fourth cub, Xiao Qi Ji.

____ (2023-01-18). Travel market to rebound during Spring Festival holiday season. ecns.cn China is expected to see a Spring Festival holiday with the largest number of travellers in three years, with soaring domestic tourism and recovering outbound tourism, data from online travel platforms show.

____ (2023-01-18). China increases soybean planting area. ecns.cn China’s planting area for soybeans reached 10.26 million hectares, the highest since 1958 and an increase of 1.82 million hectares year-on-year, an agricultural official said on Wednesday.

____ (2023-01-18). China promises stronger supervision of iron ore market. ecns.cn China’s top economic regulator vows to further strengthen supervision on iron ore futures and spot markets, and severely crack down on market violations to maintain normal market order.

____ (2023-01-18). China welcomes Blinken to visit, ministry says. ecns.cn China welcomes a visit by United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said on Tuesday, as it was reported that the trip would take place in early February.

____ (2023-01-18). China confident on growth, vice-premier tells forum. ecns.cn Vice-Premier Liu He said on Tuesday that China is confident growth will likely return to its normal trend this year and the country’s economy will “see a significant improvement”.

____ (2023-01-18). Investment seen critical to economy in 2023. ecns.cn China is expected to see stable investment growth in 2023, which will serve as a key driver of economic recovery, officials and experts said.

____ (2023-01-18). More reforms to enhance SOEs’ effectiveness, grow new pioneers. ecns.cn A new round of reform will enhance the effectiveness of China’s State-owned enterprises and accelerate the growth of pioneers in modern industrial chains this year, the country’s top State-owned assets regulator said on Tuesday.

____ (2023-01-18). Nation books for growth amid headwinds. ecns.cn While multiple pressures and headwinds may weigh on China’s short-term outlook, the optimized COVID-19 control measures and stronger policy support will lead to a notable rebound in 2023.

____ (2023-01-18). Navy conducts South China Sea combat drills. ecns.cn The battle group of the CNS Shandong aircraft carrier recently carried out a combat exercise in the South China Sea to open its annual training operations, according to the People’s Liberation Army Navy.

____ (2023-01-18). China’s FDI inflow up 6.3 pct in 2022. ecns.cn Foreign direct investment (FDI) into the Chinese mainland, in actual use, expanded 6.3 percent year on year to 1.23 trillion yuan in 2022, the Ministry of Commerce said Wednesday.

____ (2023-01-18). China’s actual use of foreign capital continues to increase. ecns.cn China’s actual use of foreign capital hit more than 1.23 trillion yuan in 2022, up 6.3 percent year-on-year, the Ministry of Commerce said on Wednesday.

____ (2023-01-18). (W.E. Talk) Will China still be the ‘world factory’ and ‘world market’ in the future. ecns.cn Will China still be the world factory and the world market in the future? How will elements including the global pandemic, geopolitical competition, and the ongoing China-U.S. trade war influence how companies in both countries perceive and plan the markets in China and the U.S.? In the latest W.E. Talk, Eric Zheng, president of the American Chamber of Commerce, Shanghai and Rupert Hoogewerf, chairman and the chief researcher of the Hurun Report were invited to share their opinions.

____ (2023-01-18). Prices of newly added 121 drugs in China’s medical insurance system drop 60.1%. ecns.cn China has renewed catalog of drugs covered by its national medical insurance system, and the prices of the 121 newly added drugs have dropped 60.1 percent on average, according to the National Healthcare Security Administration (NHSA) on Wednesday.

____ (2023-01-18). China’s economy to see significant improvement in 2023: vice premier. ecns.cn The Chinese economy will see a significant improvement this year, and its growth will most likely return to its normal trend, Chinese Vice Premier Liu He said Tuesday at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2023.

____ (2023-01-18). NBS: Recovery to spur consumption. ecns.cn Growth potential of consumer goods will be unleashed and new consumption formats will evolve faster this year in China on the back of the economic recovery brought about by optimized COVID-19 control measures.

____ (2023-01-18). Survey: MNCs bullish on China market. ecns.cn China will remain a strategic priority market for multinational corporations as its steady progress in opening-up, dynamic domestic market and innovation strength are able to create long-term financial returns.

____ (2023-01-18). China’s optimized COVID response to benefit global economic recovery: FM spokesperson. ecns.cn As the overall epidemiological situation improves and life and work come back to normal at a faster pace, China’s economic and social vitality and development potential will be fully unleashed, which will inject more confidence and strength into the global economic recovery.

____ (2023-01-18). China urges U.S. to stop plundering Syrian oil resources: FM. ecns.cn China urges the United States to give the Syrian people and the international community a full account of its oil theft, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Tuesday.

____ (2023-01-18). Villagers perform dragon dance to greet Spring Festival. ecns.cn Villagers perform dragon dance on a glass walkway to greet the upcoming Spring Festival at Shiniuzhai National Geological Park, central China’s Hunan Province, Jan. 17, 2023.

____ (2023-01-18). Snow blankets Zhangjiajie. ecns.cn Heavy snowfall blankets Tianzi mountain in Zhangjiajie scenic spot, creating a dramatic wintry scene for visitors in central China’s Hunan Province, Jan. 17, 2023.

____ (2023-01-18). Giant pandas cuddle together to keep warm at Chongqing Zoo. ecns.cn Giant pandas cuddled together to keep warm at the Chongqing Zoo in southwest China’s Chongqing City on Monday, as the strong cold air hit most parts of China.

____ (2023-01-18). People perform dragon and lion dances to welcome the Spring Festival. ecns.cn Villagers performed dragon and lion dances on Tuesday on the top of the Shiniuzhai National Geological Park in Pingjiang County, central China’s Hunan Province.

____ (2023-01-18). Lantern show illuminates hometown of ancient beauty Wang Zhaojun. ecns.cn A lantern show to greet the upcoming Spring Festival kicked off in Xingshan County, China’s ancient beauty Wang Zhaojun’s birthplace in China’s Hubei Province on Monday.

____ (2023-01-18). Temple fair held to celebrate Spring Festival in Wuhan. ecns.cn A temple fair took the spotlight in Wuhan, the capital of China’s Hubei Province on Monday, offering fun for residents and visitors with a collection of traditional activities.

WSWS (2023-01-18). China’s abandonment of Zero-COVID and imperialist hypocrisy. wsws.org While the CCP bears responsibility for this disaster, the mass infection policy was implemented under the demands of the US and the other imperialist powers.

_____ (2023-01-18). Is the Syria-Turkey conflict close to a peaceful resolution? journal-neo.org Over the past decade, Turkish foreign policy has faced serious difficulties, and the crisis unleashed by the US and its allies in Syria has been the main reason for this. The Syrian crisis has had and continues to have several consequences for Turkey at various levels: the intensification of the Kurdish question, the build-up of the …

Amie Stager (2023-01-18). What nurses and teachers won by withholding their ‘feminized labor’. therealnews.com This story originally appeared in At the intensive care unit at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, nurse Kelley Anaas has cared for a lot of people who have gotten sick with Covid-19 during the pandemic. | “I took care of plenty of people who got sick at their work,” said Anaas, who has been a nurse for 14 years and is a steward with the Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA). “I remember taking care of a w…

Anand Naidoo (2023-01-18). The Heat: U.K. Political and Economic Challenges. america.cgtn.com After a turbulent 2022, what are the big political challenges for the United Kingdom this year? The UK was rattled by political crisis last year and it also had to deal with major economic issues. The country saw three different prime ministers come through 10 …

Anonymous669 (2023-01-18). French Jihadist Killed By Syrian Army In Greater Idlib. southfront.org On February 15, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) killed a French jihadist during a rare raid in the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib, which occupied by several terrorist groups. | The French jihadist, identified only as “Abu Hamza,” was reportedly a member of Firqat al-Ghuraba. In a statement, the terrorist group said that the jihadist was killed by Syrian troops in the mountainous area of al-Zawiya in the southern countryside of Idlib. | Abu Hamza’s real name is yet to be revealed. It rema…

Chris Walker (2023-01-18). QAnon peddler Marjorie Taylor Greene appointed to Homeland Security Committee. therealnews.com This story originally appeared in Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, a far right Republican from Georgia who has pushed several unfounded conspiracy theories in the past, was appointed to two key committee assignments this week. | Greene received unanimous consent from the Steering Committee to serve on those panels, in spite of her having been removed from committees in the past over her well-…

Editor (2023-01-18). The NDP and the Right to Strike. mronline.org Ontario Premier Doug Ford recently found himself in hot water for removing the right to strike from educational workers, imposing terms and conditions of employment on them, and using the Notwithstanding Clause to bar them from asserting their constitutional rights.

Editor (2023-01-18). Ellen Brown: Solving the Debt Crisis the American Way. scheerpost.com By Ellen Brown / Original to ScheerPost On Friday, Jan. 13, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen wrote to Congress that the U.S. government will hit its borrowing limit on Jan. 19, forcing the new Congress into negotiations over the debt limit much sooner than expected. She said she will use accounting maneuvers she called “extraordinary measures” …

Editor (2023-01-18). Black NFL coaches face increased injustice. workers.org At the beginning of the 2022 season, there were only three Black head coaches in the NFL, whose players are an estimated 60% African American. Following the end of the regular season Jan. 9, now the number is down to just two. That’s because the Houston Texans fired Lovie Smith, . . . |

Global Research News (2023-01-18). Selected Articles: A Third Intifada and the Last War. Palestine and the Global South. globalresearch.ca By Today, many Israelis believe what Golda Meir had said, including Israel’s top cabinet member Itamar Ben-Gvir, a known far-right extremist …

Staff (2023-01-18). Jorge Rodríguez: No Reason to Continue Mexico Talks With People Who Do Not Keep Their Word. orinocotribune.com On Tuesday, January 17, the head of the government delegation to the Mexico Talks and president of Venezuela’s National Assembly, Jorge Rodríguez, urged the nation’s far-right opposition to comply with the agreements signed in Mexico last September. | During his speech at the session in the National Assembly, Rodríguez said that the opposition, by refusing to comply with the agreements in had entered into, is eroding the government’s good faith in pursuing dialogue. | “If there is something I believe in, it is in the pledged word,” said Rodríguez. “Those representatives of the Venezuelan right who signed a social…

_____ (2023-01-18). Bretton Woods Entities Have No Way Out Of The Woods! journal-neo.org I wonder just what per cent of the population even knows about Bretton Woods and its implications for the global system. What goes around comes around, and the US and its economic allies, under the guise of the IMF and World Bank, Bretton Woods Entities that emerged in the wake of World War Two, have …

Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, UCSC, UC Berkeley (2023-01-18). Saturday 1/21: Dancing with Sea, Land, & Fire: Monterey Bay Native Land Management and Food Security. indybay.org Seymour Marine Discovery Center | 100 McAllister Way | Santa Cruz, CA 9 60 | Or join online via Zoom…

americanthinker (2023-01-18). Canada’s Euthanasia Law is a Bridge Too Far. americanthinker.com What is happening regarding euthanasia in Canada should be a warning of what may happen in the United States.

americanthinker (2023-01-18). IPCC Climate Models Grossly Exaggerate 'Global Warming'. americanthinker.com Recent studies using honest methodologies establish that the panicky predictions are wrong by as much as 50%.

americanthinker (2023-01-18). Make 2023 the Year of Debate. americanthinker.com There is nothing worse than a government that operates in lockstep without deliberation.

americanthinker (2023-01-18). What Happened to the 'Passion of the People'? americanthinker.com The love for America is no longer being taught to the young, while both sides of the political spectrum have grown cynical.

americanthinker (2023-01-18). Why Government Can't Be Compassionate. americanthinker.com Compassion is a wonderful quality, but not in every situation.

americanthinker (2023-01-18). A Sanctity of Human Life Month like no other. americanthinker.com The end of Roe is a huge victory that we should celebrate.

americanthinker (2023-01-18). In Afghanistan, the ladies go online. americanthinker.com Under the Taliban’s nose, online education is booming for Afghan women and girls.

americanthinker (2023-01-18). No, the Antarctic's ice is not melting as fast as predicted. americanthinker.com No matter how many predictions on climate change are 100% wrong, the talking points and destructive policies remain the same.

americanthinker (2023-01-18). Sen. Ron Johnson squandered a sterling opportunity to expose Chuck Todd on Meet The Press. americanthinker.com Johnson could have gotten way tougher with the preening Todd than he did in a recent interview.

americanthinker (2023-01-18). Should Trump and Biden be 'treated equally' on classified documents? americanthinker.com Mitch McConnell thinks so. But there’s a glaring problem here.

americanthinker (2023-01-18). The View’s Joy Behar disparages 'heterosexual men' and 'conservatives” for supporting the NFL. americanthinker.com Leftist drivel and virtue-signaling from the stupidest creature on television.

americanthinker (2023-01-18). YouTube bans real science. americanthinker.com YouTube staffers confused by statistics…

Angela (2023-01-18). Sunday 1/22: Free virtual screening of the documentary film “Tantura” indybay.org Zoom (Registration link is below)…

Brenda Norrell (2023-01-18). The Smithsonian is Missing — Whitewashing History and Harboring Native American Remains. indybay.org The Smithsonian is concealing from the public its collection of Native American remains. The Smithsonian paid bounties for Native American skulls for racist studies resulting in grave robbing, executions of Native people and the Massacre at Sand Creek. Today, the Smithsonian refuses to make the facts public, and delays the return of Native American remains to their homelands for reburial by dodging the NAGPRA law.

Brenda Norrell (2023-01-18). Live Fire and Electronic Warfare at Fallon: Paiute Myron Dewey Died Trying to Prevent It. indybay.org Paitue Journalist Myron Dewey spent his final hours trying to prevent it. Now, President Biden and Congress have authorized the expansion of the Fallon bombing range. Biden signed the Defense spending bill two days before Christmas. Bombing, live ground fire, and controversial electronic warfare will be expanded on Paiute Shoshone homelands.

CA Poor People's Campaign (2023-01-18). Monday 1/16: Close the Wealth Gap CA! MLK Day Reading of PPC Third Reconstruction Agenda to End Poverty. indybay.org Online event…

Cynthia Papermaster (2023-01-18). Saturday 1/21: Berkeley Peoples Assembly. indybay.org Berkeley Public Library, Main Branch, 2090 Kittridge @ Shattuck Ave.

____ (2023-01-18). Parcel sector to deliver big revenues this year. ecns.cn The revenue of the parcel delivery sector is expected to grow this year as it continues its decadelong boom, the sector’s regulator said on Tuesday.

____ (2023-01-18). Daily inbound, outbound trips to triple year-on-year during Spring Festival. ecns.cn The average daily number of inbound and outbound trips during the 2023 Spring Festival will triple year-on-year to 600,000, accounting for 32.7 percent of that of 2019, said the National Immigration Administration (NIA) on Wednesday.

____ (2023-01-18). Premier calls for adequate energy supplies, stable prices. ecns.cn Premier Li Keqiang called on Tuesday for adequate energy supplies and price stability to ensure people’s well-being and the nation’s overall social and economic development.

____ (2023-01-18). AIIB vows efforts to tackle global challenges, expand cooperation. ecns.cn The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank will deepen international cooperation to tackle global challenges and promote sustainable development, said the multilateral development bank as Monday marked its seventh anniversary.

____ (2023-01-18). Int’l, regional flights resume at Daxing airport. ecns.cn Beijing Daxing International Airport began resuming international and regional flights on Tuesday following the optimization of immigration, aviation and customs policies earlier this month.

____ (2023-01-18). HK, Macao, Taiwan performers to retake mainland stages starting mid-February. ecns.cn Approvals of commercial performance applications involving people from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan will resume from Feb 16, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism on Monday.

____ (2023-01-18). Charity sale promotes unity, rural growth. ecns.cn The opening of an annual major international charity sale in Beijing on Tuesday attracted senior Chinese diplomats, including Foreign Minister Qin Gang, and dignitaries from foreign diplomatic missions based in the country.

____ (2023-01-18). 4 terrorists killed in counter-terror operation in SW Pakistan. ecns.cn Four terrorists were killed in an intelligence-based operation by security forces in Hoshab area of Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province, the military said on Wednesday.

____ (2023-01-18). Australia’s Qantas flight lands safely after mayday call. ecns.cn A flight of Australia’s national carrier, Qantas, safely landed at Sydney’s Kingsford Smith Airport on Wednesday after issuing a mayday call en route earlier.

____ (2023-01-18). Beijing establishes comprehensive COVID monitoring system. ecns.cn Beijing has established a comprehensive monitoring system for the novel coronavirus infection via multiple channels and sources, which will be able to get real-time information of epidemic situations and predict the infection peak.

____ (2023-01-18). Vietnam’s president resigns out of personal wish: state media. ecns.cn Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc has resigned and has had his memberships at the Politburo and the 13th Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) removed, the Vietnam News Agency reported on Tuesday.

Edward Hunt (2023-01-18). The U.S. Economic War on Venezuela Has Fueled the Migrant Crisis. fpif.org The U.S. economic war on Venezuela is one of the main reasons for the record number of migrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, where there has been a surge in migrants from Cuba, Haiti, Nicaragua, and Venezuela. | Years of U.S. efforts to destroy the Venezuelan oil industry and overthrow the Venezuelan government has fueled the humanitarian catastrophe. As U.S. sanctions have pushed Venezuela into one of the worst crises in the hemisphere’s history, more than 7 million people have fled the country. Hundreds of thousands more have fled Cuba, Haiti, and Nicaragua, poor countries that have lost access to low-co…

Fight Back (2023-01-18). UPS Teamsters demand MLK Day as a paid holiday. fightbacknews.org Los Angeles, CA – On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which fell on January 15, Teamsters across the country joined the national action to demand that UPS “Deliver on the Dream” by pressuring the company to make MLK Day and Juneteenth paid holidays in the upcoming national contract. | Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. dedicated his life to the Civil Rights movement and all fights for justice. He walked picket lines in solidarity with workers and used his large platform to bravely denounce the evils of capitalism and U.S. wars. He was assassinated during the 1968 Memphis sanitation strike after marching alongside 1300 Africa…

H. Scott Prosterman (2023-01-18). Is Israel’s Netanyahu even worse than Trump? juancole.com Oakland, Ca. (Special to Informed Comment) The parallel trajectories of far-far right politicians accruing more power in the US and Israel is striking. Elements include similar motivations, policy actors, agenda and attempts to subvert democracy. But the dynamics differ with the roles of the two nations’ judicial systems. Far-far right wingers in Israel feel …

Homeless Garden Project (2023-01-18). Monday 2/20: MLK Day of Service at the Farm. indybay.org Homeless Garden Project Farm | 100-198 Shaffer Rd, Santa Cruz…

imperial.ac.uk (2023-01-18). Imperial-CNRS-Lille project to ‘fast-track’ treatments for metabolic diseases. imperial.ac.uk Imperial, France’s National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) and the University of Lille are setting up a major project into metabolic diseases.

INDYRADIO (2023-01-18). INDYRADIO updates: Guantánamo 21, Wikileaks Down. indybay.org Washington DC protests demand Guantánamo close after 21 years of hell,but no one wants to mention Wikileaks server is down.

Isaac Nellist (2023-01-18). Older women become fastest growing sector to seek JobSeeker. greenleft.org.au A report by the Parliamentary Budget Office has found that women aged over 60 are the fastest growing section of the population on JobSeeker payments. Isaac Nellist reports.

Juan Cole (2023-01-18). EU, IEA: Next 10 Years will See Greatest Industrial Transformation of our Times. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) Six million workers are employed globally in the $217 billion green energy industry today. But in only 8 years, they will more than double to 14 million. Half of those jobs would be connected to “electric vehicles, PV, wind and heat pumps.” And the size of the industry will …

Kelley Beaucar Vlahos (2023-01-18). How foreign policy elites are losing contact with their citizens. indybay.org In addition to the destruction of two countries, trillions of squandered dollars, a massive refugee crisis, a new generation of U.S. war veterans in need of lifelong assistance, and countless dead as well as wounded, these “elites” are largely responsible for the distrust of Washington that has eaten culture and politics in this country to the core. Trust in American institutions is dwindling.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2023-01-18). California, 4th largest economy on earth, poised to engage with the Pan African Diaspora. indybay.org The Great State of California is poised to align bipartisan support with the new U.S. Strategy Toward Sub-Saharan Africa, which outlines foreign policy objectives to bolster relations with African nations, listening to diverse local voices, and widen the circle of engagement to advance strategic objectives for the benefit of both Africans and Americans.

Local volunteers (2023-01-18). Sunday 1/22: San Jose: Women's March for Roe's th Anniversary. indybay.org San Jose City Hall | 200 East Santa Clara Street | San Jose, CA, 95113…

Local volunteers (2023-01-18). Sunday 1/22: Napa: Women's March Rally – Bigger Than Roe! indybay.org Napa County Superior Court – 3rd Street Side | 825 Brown Street | Napa, CA, 94559…

Local volunteers (2023-01-18). Sunday 1/22: Alameda: Women's March – Bigger Than Roe! indybay.org Alameda City Hall | 2263 Santa Clara Avenue | Alameda, CA, 94 1…

Lynda Carson (2023-01-18). Doing business with Fit “N” Furry Pet Resort in Petaluma may be a threat to our democracy. indybay.org Extremist Fascist Right-Wing Pet – Training Center Pet:…

manager (2023-01-18). Preview of Union Membership in 2022. cepr.net The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) will release its annual report on the prior year’s union membership and coverage on January 19, 2023. Based on CEPR’s initial tabulations using public use microdata files from the Current Population Survey Outgoing Rotation Group (CPS ORG) for 2022, the actual number of union members is expected to increase …

Mark Niu (2023-01-18). A digital twin takes human form. america.cgtn.com Artificial Intelligence is transforming industries by use of what’s known as a digital twin.

Michelle Begue (2023-01-18). Job insecurity in Colombia’s textile industry. america.cgtn.com The textile and clothing industry in Colombia is one of the most traditional economic sectors of the country’s economy.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-18). Mayo Clinic Minute: Hearty and heart-smart winter soups. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org By December, the summer vegetable gardens have all been harvested. Winter fruits and vegetables are now on the menu. Elizabeth J. Bailey, a Mayo Clinic dietitian, says traditional winter vegetables can be satisfying and healthy in meals like salads and soups. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/LOWujA2zjrI Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-18). Mayo Clinic Minute: Treating skin cancer with Mohs surgery. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Nearly 5 million people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with a form of skin cancer this year, according to the American Cancer Society. Dr. Naiara Sbroggio Barbosa, a Mayo Clinic dermatologist, explains how Mohs surgery can be used to treat basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and some types of melanoma. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/IB8JeZ4nhkY Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 00) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-18). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Glaucoma — the ‘silent thief of sight’. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: During my recent eye exam, the eye doctor used a machine to blow a puff of air into each of my eyes. It felt like I was in a video game, but I was the target. It didn’t hurt, but it did startle me. What does this test measure and how is it helpful in evaluating my vision? Is this something I need to have regularly repeated? ANSWER: Vision tests are always important to…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-18). Consumer Health: Do you know the symptoms of glaucoma? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about treating this group of eye conditions. About 3 million people in the U.S. have glaucoma, and it’s the second-leading cause of blindness worldwide, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that damage the optic nerve, often due to abnormally high pressure in your eye. Elevated eye pressure is due to a buildup of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-18). Consumer Health: What do you know about blood donation? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org January is National Blood Donor Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about blood types and the need for blood donation. Nearly 16 million blood components are transfused each year in the U.S., according to the American Red Cross. Daily needs include 29,000 units of red blood cells, 5,000 units of platelets and 6,500 units of plasma. People need a blood transfusion for many reasons. Some may need blood during surgery. Others depend on it after an…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-18). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Pediatric pectus excavatum. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: We’ve noticed an indent in our son’s chest since he was about 6 years old. Our pediatrician diagnosed this as pectus excavatum but said that it was nothing to worry about. Six years later, he’s starting to complain that his heart is racing, and he experiences loss of endurance and shortness of breath with exercise. We are very concerned and wondering if we need another opinion. I’ve heard surgery may be necessary for…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-18). Mayo Clinic Minute: When chest discomfort becomes something to worry about. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Chest discomfort and pain account for more than 6.5 million emergency department visits in the U.S. each year. Discomfort can be the first sign of a serious heart event or a symptom of other medical conditions. Dr. Regis Fernandes, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, says people should seek medical care at the first sign of chest pain. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/Of7FXH2aJTY Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 03) is in the downloads at the end of this…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-18). Mayo Clinic Minute: What are superbugs? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Antibiotics treat bacterial infections, prevent the spread of disease and reduce serious complications of disease. But misusing antibiotics can lead to drug resistance and strains of superbugs. Dr. John Presutti, a Mayo Clinic family medicine physician, explains what your care team may ask of you before prescribing an antibiotic. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/N1nL8S0fVWo Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 00) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: “Mayo Clinic News Network.”…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-18). Science Saturday: MayoComplete next-generation sequencing — Transforming comprehensive cancer care. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org For patients facing a cancer journey, navigating diagnosis and treatment can be extremely daunting. Fear of the unknown is compounded by a confusing ocean of emerging information on discoveries and technological advancements. While each wave of progress brings about new types of treatment, including targeted and immune therapies linked to improved outcomes, the cancer’s nuances must be understood for these pioneering treatments to work. Laboratory testing offers crucial information to help patients traverse the shifting…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-18). 4 ways to reduce risks of cervical cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org HPV plays a role in causing most cervical cancer. Cervical cancer occurs in the cells of the cervix, the lower part of the uterus that connects to the vagina. “While it isn’t clear what sparks the cervical cells to change their DNA, it is certain that HPV plays a role,” says Kristina Butler, M.D., a Mayo Clinic gynecologic oncologist. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the U.S. “Over 85% of the general…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-18). New year, new goals, new edition of ‘The Mayo Clinic Diet’. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Each new year brings new hope and many weight loss goals that often go unrealized. “The foundation of any weight loss program, whether it involves different types of programs, medications, procedures ≠ ≠— it does get down to lifestyle and diet and physical activity. The way people go about this sometimes isn’t productive. Just starving and trying to exercise for a couple of hours a day usually doesn’t work well,” says Dr. Donald Hensrud, an internal…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-18). Mayo Clinic Minute: Winter skin protection tips. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Winter weather changes can negatively affect the skin — the body’s largest organ. Colder temperatures and a lack of moisture in the air can damage unprotected skin, especially on the face and hands. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/ppcOBDumjMc Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-18). Mayo Clinic expert provides perspective on FDA approval of another experimental Alzheimer’s drug. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted accelerated approval of a disease-modifying treatment that could potentially give some patients with Alzheimer’s disease something they haven’t had before: a medication that may slow the decline of memory and thinking. A monoclonal antibody, lecanemab, shows promise in removing amyloid plaques from the brain, according to phase 3 trial results. Amyloid plaques are one of the defining features of Alzheimer’s disease, according to Dr. Ronald Petersen, a neurologist…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-18). Mayo Clinic Minute: Weight loss and willpower. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org What does it take to make meaningful, lasting lifestyle changes? Some may argue it takes a fair amount of willpower to develop new habits, but a person can’t rely on willpower alone. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Donald Hensrud, a Mayo Clinic physician specializing in nutrition and editor of “The Mayo Clinic Diet,” offers strategies that can help people achieve their weight loss goals. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/oxLwLnvU6vA Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 10)…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-18). What is cardiac arrest? A Mayo Clinic heart expert explains. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Cardiac arrest, or sudden cardiac arrest as it is more formally known, is a medical emergency. It happens when an event, usually an electrical disturbance, quickly and unexpectedly causes your heart to stop working. It’s not the same as a heart attack and is called sudden because it seems to happen without warning. Dr. Christopher DeSimone, a Mayo cardiac electrophysiologist specializing in abnormal cardiac rhythm, answers questions about cardiac arrest, the differences between cardiac arrest…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-18). 1-2-3 approach to eating fruits and veggies. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Is it a challenge for you to eat all five servings of fruits and vegetables every day? The 1-2-3 approach can help you pack in all your servings — and more — throughout the day. Get six servings by eating: 1 serving with breakfast 2 with lunch 3 with dinner and snacks Remember that the serving size for fruits and vegetables is about 4 to 6 ounces. Measurements for one serving can differ depending on…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-18). Healthy Weight Awareness Month. Mayo Clinic innovations can help you lose weight, keep it off. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org MEDIA ADVISORY: Mayo Clinic experts available to talk about obesity epidemic in America and innovations in weight loss procedures January is Healthy Weight Awareness Month — and a time when many consider a fresh start with healthier eating and exercise habits. Consider these stats on obesity in America, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Forty-one percent of Americans are considered obese. And by 2030, an estimated 50% of Americans will be obese….

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-18). Mayo Clinic Laboratories and Helix collaborate to provide comprehensive suite of laboratory services to biopharma customers. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic Laboratories, a leading reference laboratory, and Helix, the nation’s leading population genomics and viral surveillance company, today announced a new strategic collaboration that will provide biopharma customers access to a comprehensive joint laboratory offering for research and development initiatives across the drug development lifecycle. The offering will include a full spectrum of testing capabilities that leverages both Helix’s suite of next generation sequencing capabilities and Mayo Clinic Laboratories’ portfolio of more than 3,800…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-18). Rising cases of COVID-19 variant, XBB.1.5. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Flu cases and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) rates are beginning to drop in the U.S.; however, reported cases of COVID-19 are increasing. A new COVID-19 omicron variant, XBB.1.5, is spreading quickly and being closely monitored, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). “What we are learning about this new variant, XBB.1.5, is that it spreads much more easily compared to the previous variants, and almost twice more likely to spread compared to the previous variants,” says Dr. Raj Palraj, an infectious diseases…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-18). Celebrating international relationships, past, present and future. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It was 100 years ago that Dr. Charles Mayo visited France and met with famed physicist Marie Curie, the first woman to receive the Nobel Prize. That meeting helped to set the stage for her research collaboration with Mayo and the relationship between Mayo and France that continues today. Celebrating those past, present and future relationships was the reason for a news conference held at Mayo Clinic on Friday, Jan. 6. Ambassador of France to…

reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2023-01-18). Argentina: Represión para el saqueo de los bienes comunes. indybay.org Argentina: Represión para el saqueo de los bienes comunes | Brutal agresión policial en San Nicolás: NO a la impunidad! | Red Latina sin fronteras | Enero 7 del 2023…

Sam Ben-Meir (2023-01-18). Pottery, Poetry, and Protest. dissidentvoice.org In 1919, South Carolina’s Charleston Museum acquired an unusually massive jar bearing the inscription “made at Stoney bluff; / for making dis old gin enuff / May 13 — 1859 / Dave & / Baddler”. The following year another large, alkaline-glazed vessel came into the museum’s possession bearing the same date and names within …

Santa Cruz Food Not Bombs (2023-01-18). Sunday 1/15: EVENT POSTPONED: Santa Cruz Prepares. indybay.org Resource Center For Nonviolence | 612 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 9 60…

Santa Rosa Women's March (2023-01-18). Saturday 1/21: Santa Rosa Women's March – “Bigger Than Roe” Car Caravan to SF Pro-Choice Demonstration. indybay.org Meet at Old Courthouse Square | Courthouse Square | Santa Rosa, CA, 95404…

Scholars for Academic Freedom (2023-01-18). San Francisco State Administration Reaffirms Support for Racism. indybay.org The San Francisco State administration has openly supported the racist Zionist line that Judaism equals Zionism and being critical of Israel is “anti-semitic”

Strike Debt Bay Area (2023-01-18). Saturday 2/11: Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: Cannibal Capitalism. indybay.org We meet via Zoom. Email strike.debt.bay.area@gmail.com a few days beforehand for the online invite.

Terra Marin School (2023-01-18). Saturday 1/21: 2023 Lunar New Year Festival in Mill Valley. indybay.org Terra Marin School, 70 Lomita Dr, Mill Valley, CA 94941…

The Green Arcade (2023-01-18). Tuesday 2/14: Dancing with History: A Life for Peace and Justice with Author/Activist George Lakey. indybay.org The Green Arcade | 1680 Market Street | SF, CA 94102…

WSWS (2023-01-18). Over 400 COVID deaths in Australia last week. wsws.org Last week was the 10th deadliest of the entire pandemic, refuting all of the official claims that the COVID crisis is a thing of the past.

WSWS (2023-01-18). Leading German politicians try to halt the recall Berlin state elections. wsws.org The halting of the recall Berlin state elections would be a fundamental attack on democratic rights. The ruling elite would then be able to sabotage elections at will and push through its hated policies without any regard for the voters.

WSWS (2023-01-18). Diego Rivera’s America: A tantalizing exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. wsws.org San Francisco boasts three Rivera murals, one of which is the centerpiece of the recent exhibition, along with 1 additional works that have been loaned to the exhibition or reorganized from the museum’s own extensive collection.

WSWS (2023-01-18). “I want them to keep on fighting!”: University of Illinois Chicago faculty begin strike with widespread student support. wsws.org The walkout by hundreds of UIC faculty is part of a growing movement of the working class internationally against an escalating cost-of-living crisis and massive social inequality.

WSWS (2023-01-18). “I want them to keep on fighting!”: University of Illinois faculty begin strike with widespread student support. wsws.org The walkout by hundreds of UIC faculty is part of a growing movement of the working class internationally against an escalating cost-of-living crisis and massive social inequality.

WSWS (2023-01-18). University of California UAW members denounce voter suppression in UC contract vote and national officers election. wsws.org UC workers speak about the role of the UAW imposing sellout contracts, and share their thoughts on Will Lehman’s campaign for UAW president.

WSWS (2023-01-18). Police attack protest by Sri Lankan students against state repression. wsws.org In the struggle to defend their democratic and social rights, students need to turn towards the working class, the only social force that can lead that political struggle.

WSWS (2023-01-18). New Mexico Republican arrested for attempting to kill Democratic office-holders. wsws.org Solomon Peña, 39, is accused of being the “mastermind” behind at least four shootings in Albuquerque targeting Democratic politicians at their homes.

Toni Arenstein, Lyn Neeley (2023-01-18). Despite the blockade/ Cuba’s health care system is extraordinary. workers.org The day the 51st Venceremos Brigade left for Cuba, Dec. 27, 2022, some 262 people in the U.S. died of COVID-19. Out of Cuba’s 11 million people, only 30 tested positive for COVID-19 that same day. Leading scientists at Cuban pharmaceutical laboratory speak to Venceremos Brigade delegation. (Mairead Skehan Gillis) . . . |

Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty (2023-01-18). Iranians In Kurdish Sanandaj Renew Call For Regime Change At Gathering To Mark Protester’s Death. juancole.com By Ardeshir Tayebi ( RFE/RL ) Iranians in the western city of Sanandaj have marked the end of a 40-day mourning period for Homan Abdullahi, a protester killed by security forces in ongoing nationwide protests that have rocked the country since the death of Mahsa Amini, with renewed calls for regime change. Videos …

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-01-18). Suspenden indulto concedido por Bolsonaro a militares en Brasil. telesurtv.net La decisión será analizada por el relator del caso, Luiz Fux para que tenga vigencia.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-18). Policía peruana inicia desbloqueos en el norte mientras marcha avanza hacia Lima. telesurtv.net Con el fallecimiento de la última víctima de la represión, la cifra total de las protestas se eleva a desde que iniciaron las movilizaciones tras la destitución de Pedro Castillo.

Staff (2023-01-18). Gobierno de China oficializa donativo de 100 millones de dólares a Cuba. cubadebate.cu China oficializó este miércoles con la firma de un convenio bilateral la entrega de un donativo a Cuba por 700 millones de yuanes, equivalentes a 100 millones de dólares, que serán destinados a la ejecución de proyectos de importancia social, vinculados a sectores priorizados de la economía en la Isla.

Staff (2023-01-18). Mujeres al sur: Activistas (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu Cubadebate se complace en compartirles este capítulo del podcast Mujeres al Sur, esta vez con Activistas, un episodio donde se abordan los retos que enfrentan las mujeres influencers, periodistas, comunicadoras y todas aquellas que luchan por defender los movimientos de izquierda en el mundo.

Staff (2023-01-18). Lavrov: El bloqueo contra Cuba es ilegal y debe cesar, se amplían relaciones entre Rusia y la Celac. cubadebate.cu Respondiendo a una pregunta en la rueda de prensa anual ante medios extranjeros acreditados en Moscú, el canciller Serguéi Lavrov dijo este miércoles que el bloqueo estadounidense contra Cuba es ilegal y debe cesar, y aseguró que las relaciones entre Rusia y América Latina y el Caribe van en aumento, como muestran el intercambio y la colaboración bilateral.

Staff (2023-01-18). Los fundamentos económicos de la Constitución cubana, el próximo domingo en “Cuadrando la Caja” cubadebate.cu El domingo 22 de enero a las 7 p.m. por el Canal Caribe, estaremos conversando en “Cuadrando la Caja” sobre los fundamentos económicos de la Constitución cubana. øQué marco establece para el desempeño y las transformaciones de la economía. øCómo y por qué se estableció ese y no otro? øQué consensos refleja? øQué hacer para que lo que establece se haga realidad?

Staff (2023-01-18). Ucrania: Se estrella helicóptero y mueren más de una decena de personas, entre ellas el ministro del Interior (+ Video). cubadebate.cu Un helicóptero en que viajaba el ministro del Interior de Ucrania se estrelló este miércoles cerca de un jardín de infantes en un barrio residencial de la región de Kiev, en medio de la niebla, causando la muerte del funcionario y de al menos otras 13 personas, incluido un niño que se encontraba en el lugar.

Staff (2023-01-18). Microsoft se une a tendencia entre grandes tecnológicas y eliminará 10 000 empleos. cubadebate.cu El gigante tecnológico Microsoft ha informado este miércoles que eliminará 10 000 puestos de trabajo, cerca del 5% de su plantilla, por las “condiciones macroeconómicas y los cambios en las prioridades de los clientes”. Se une así a otras compañías como Amazon, Meta y Twitter en una ola de recortes laborales ante las señales inciertas de la economía.

Staff (2023-01-18). Foro de Davos: Guterres advierte sobre un mundo en “estado lamentable” y critica mentiras de grandes petroleras. cubadebate.cu El secretario general de las Naciones Unidas afirmó este miércoles al intervenir en el Foro de Davos que el mundo está en un “estado lamentable” debido a desafíos interrelacionados como el cambio climático y la guerra en Ucrania, y arremetió contra las petroleras por “vender su gran mentira” sobre el calentamiento global.

Staff (2023-01-18). Monja francesa, la persona más longeva conocida, falleció poco antes de su 119 cumpleaños. cubadebate.cu La monja Lucile Randon, considerada la persona más anciana del mundo, murió pocas semanas antes de su 119 cumpleaños, informó este miércoles un portavoz de la residencia donde vivía en Toulon, Francia. En 2022 le preguntaron por su excepcional longevidad y dijo a los medios franceses que “trabajar (…) te hace vivir. Yo trabajé hasta que tenía 108”.

Staff (2023-01-18). Con Filo: Contra buitres y águilas (+ Video). cubadebate.cu Cuba sigue erguida frente a mercaderes de deudas soberanas y dizque “sanciones” que no son más que coerciones para el sometimiento: buitres de la codicia y águilas imperiales. Mientras tanto, más de mil migrantes cubanos han sido devueltos a nuestro país por las autoridades estadounidenses en los primeros días de enero. De esos y otros temas se habló este martes en el programa Con Filo.

Staff (2023-01-18). Panel de expertos de la ONU publicará en marzo informe con datos científicos actualizados sobre cambio climático. cubadebate.cu El Sexto Informe de Evaluación del Panel Intergubernamental del Cambio Climático (IPCC, inglés) será publicado en marzo de 2023 y ofrecerá una visión general del estado actual de los datos científicos sobre ese fenómeno global. A propósito, publicamos un breve dosier que contribuye a una mejor comprensión del problema.

Staff (2023-01-18). Concierto homenaje a Chano Pozo y Juan Formell animará 38 del Festival Internacional Jazz Plaza 2023. cubadebate.cu Misa pa’ Chano Pozo y Juan Formell es el título de uno de los conciertos que se alzan hoy como platos fuertes de la próxima edición 38 del Festival Internacional Jazz Plaza 2023 en Cuba. El espectáculo tendrá lugar el 24 de enero, a las 18: 00, hora local, en el parque de Trillo, de la barriada de Cayo Hueso, en Centro Habana.

Staff (2023-01-18). En jonrones revueltos, ganancia de Agricultores (+ Fotos). cubadebate.cu La pelota Teammate vivió este martes su partido más vivo de la Liga Élite del Béisbol Cubano (LEBC) al volar °siete veces! por encima de las cercas del estadio Nelson Fernández, en el tercer encuentro de la final entre Portuarios y Agricultores, ganado por estos últimos 14-9, con lo que hizo la cruz en un play off de pura ofensiva, defensa deficiente y un pitcheo certero solo en ocasiones.

Staff (2023-01-18). Las 3 del día: Claves del Presupuesto del Estado cubano para el 2023 y las noticias de este 17 de enero (+Podcast). cubadebate.cu Este martes 17 de enero, el podcast Las 3 del día dedica su emisión a las claves del Presupuesto del Estado cubano para el 2023 y el habitual resumen informativo de lo que acontece en Cuba y el resto del mundo. | Claves del Presupuesto del Estado cubano para el 2023: Equidad, justicia social y estabilización macroeconómica | Gobierno de Colombia envía donativo a Cuba para afectados por huracán Ian | Tiendas de vestidos para dama en Kabul cubren con bolsas a los maniquíes por orden del Talibán | Estas noticias se abordan aquí en “Las 3 del día”, el podcast de Cubadebate que tiene de todo un poco en materia info…

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2023-01-18). Dimite asesor del presidente ucraniano Volodímir Zelenski. telesurtv.net El político señaló que “quiero dar ejemplo de comportamiento civilizado: un error de principios significa dimisión”.

teleSUR, jaa, SH (2023-01-18). Presidente Arce resalta potencial de crecimiento de Bolivia. telesurtv.net El presidente resaltó que el país cerró con la menor inflación de la región y agregó que esto es resultado del Modelo Económico Social Comunitario Productivo.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-18). Ecuador ordena investigar corrupción en empresas públicas. telesurtv.net El exfuncionario Hernán Luque y Rubén Chérrez fueron aludidos en los audios que revelan supuesta corrupción en empresas públicas del sector eléctrico.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-18). Rusia anuncia aumento de fuerzas armadas a 1.5 millones de efectivos. telesurtv.net El ministro de Defensa de Rusia, Serguéi Shoigú, aseguró que los cambios correspondientes están previstos para 2023-2026.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-01-18). CNE de Ecuador envía material electoral para comicios de febrero. telesurtv.net La institución ecuatoriana declaró que prevé el traslado de 60 paquetes electorales para el voto de las Personas Privadas de Libertad (PPL).

teleSUR, MER (2023-01-18). Llaman a oposición venezolana a cumplir acuerdo firmado en México. telesurtv.net El parlamentario indicó que si no se cumple con lo acordado, “pues no hay razón para continuar un diálogo con gente sin palabra”.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-01-18). Funcionarios de Salud exigen mejoras laborales en Chile. telesurtv.net Los afiliados de Confusam alertan que de no ser escuchados, irán a la huelga general en los próximos 15 y 16 de marzo.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-01-18). Nueva masacre deja al menos tres muertos en Putumayo, Colombia. telesurtv.net Con este nuevo hecho de violencia que hoy aumenta a ocho las cifras de muertes en el Putumayo, durante el inicio del 2023.

teleSUR, SH (2023-01-18). Fiscalía boliviana amplia proceso penal contra Jeanine àÅñez. telesurtv.net La acusación contra de la expresidenta se basa el decreto que eximió de responsabilidad a los militares y policías por la masacres de Senkata y Sacaba.

teleSUR, SH (2023-01-18). STF de Brasil da plazo para informar sobre atentado golpista. telesurtv.net El magistrado, Alexandre de Moraes, atendió la solicitud de la Procuraduría General que pedía investigar a varios agentes públicos por los actos golpistas.

teleSUR, SH (2023-01-18). Muere ministro del Interior de Ucrania en un accidente aéreo. telesurtv.net El jefe de la Policía Nacional de Ucrania Indicó que al menos 16 personas murieron al precipitarse un helicóptero en la ciudad ucraniana de Brovary.

teleSUR- hvh -JCM (2023-01-18). Nombran a Boris Pistorius como nuevo ministro de Defensa alemán. telesurtv.net Scholz señaló que Pistorius es “un político extremadamente experimentado que ha sido probado en la administración”.

teleSUR- hvh, JCM (2023-01-18). Canciller ruso destaca relaciones con América Latina. telesurtv.net Lavrov señaló que fue creado un mecanismo a nivel ministerial para coordinar los planteamientos entre Rusia y la CELAC.

John Catalinotto (2023-01-18). Editorial/Detener el golpe fascista en Brasil. workers.org Apenas una semana después de la toma de posesión del recién elegido y ex presidente de Brasil, Luis Ignacio ‘Lula’ da Silva, una turba pro fascista intentó el 8 de enero de 2023 provocar un golpe militar contra su gobierno, atacando edificios clave del gobierno en Brasilia, la capital. En . . . |

Staff (2023-01-18). Las razones de Cuba en Londres, ante un fondo buitre. cubadebate.cu El demandante alega ser titular de dos instrumentos financieros de deuda pública cubana contraída en 1984. El BNC y Cuba sostienen que, en realidad, CRF no ha sido nunca su acreedor, ni lo es en este momento. Cuba no lo reconoce como acreedor legítimo, acudió a mecanismos ilegales para presentarse como acreedor y en el proceso hubo violación de la ley.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-18). Guatemala acusa a ministro colombiano por presunta corrupción. telesurtv.net Sin embargo, el presidente colombiano, Gustavo Petro, rechazó la acusación y anunció su respaldo: “Lo defenderemos, él seguirá siendo nuestro ministro”, dijo.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-18). Irán y Tàºrkiye refrendan su compromiso de fortalecer relaciones. telesurtv.net El ministro de Relaciones Exteriores de Irán ha realizado en las últimas semanas visitas a Siria, Líbano y Arabia Saudita.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-01-18). Gobierno salvadoreño libera a 3.000 presos en guerra antipandillas. telesurtv.net Durante el estado de excepción vigente en el Salvador más de 60 mil personas han sido detenidos por su supuesta vinculación a grupos pandilleros.

teleSUR, rzr, JCM (2023-01-18). Presidente Lula se reúne con centrales sindicales en Brasil. telesurtv.net La audiencia con el mandatario brasileño en el Palacio de Planalto servirá también para constituir una mesa nacional de negociación.

Staff (2023-01-18). Una madre y dos hijos mueren congelados en un parque de Michigan EE.UU. cubadebate.cu Una madre de Michigan y dos niños fueron encontrados muertos congelados durante el fin de semana, según policía. Una tercera niña sobrevivió gracias a la ayuda de un extraño. Mónica Cannady, de 35 años, y sus hijos Kyle Milton, de 9, y Malik Milton, de 3, fueron encontrados el domingo en la tarde en un parque cerca de Pontiac, Michigan, según la oficina del sheriff del condado de Oakland.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-18). Religiosos denuncian agravamiento de la situación en Nigeria. telesurtv.net Hombre armados asaltaron una iglesia y quemaron vivo a uno de los curas presentes en el inmueble el domingo pasado.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-18). Asesinan a otro líder social en Colombia, el quinto en 2023. telesurtv.net Su crimen ha sido rechazado por líderes sociales, artistas folclóricos de Sucre y por los organizadores del Festival Voces a la Luna…

Staff (2023-01-18). Presentan en Centro de Inmunoensayo primer prototipo de glucómetro diseñado y producido en Cuba. cubadebate.cu Especialistas del Centro de Inmunoensayo, en La Habana, presentaron este miércoles al presidente de BioCubaFarma, Eduardo Martínez Díaz, el primer prototipo de glucómetro diseñado y producido en Cuba.

Staff (2023-01-18). Envíanos la foto de tu papalote. cubadebate.cu øHas sacado tu papalote en estos días? Envíanos las fotos al correo comentacubadebate@gmail.com y las publicaremos el próximo domingo en nuestro sitio web y redes sociales.

Staff (2023-01-18). øAsuntos pendientes o conflictos trillados? cubadebate.cu “Asuntos pendientes”, la telenovela cubana de turno bajo la dirección general de Felo Ruíz y la codirección de Tamara Castellanos, ya está en pantalla. La trama se centra en la historia de tres mujeres que, desde diferentes puestos de trabajo, se enfrentan en un ambiente hostil y machista en entornos dominados por hombres.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-18). Gobierno y el ELN emprenden caravana humanitaria en Colombia. telesurtv.net Los representantes del Gobierno y el ELN “escucharán y dialogarán con los pobladores, recopilarán testimonios y propuestas de mujeres, de familias desplazas, de líderes sociales”.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-18). Recuperan nuevos cuerpos tras accidente de avión en Nepal. telesurtv.net El vuelo de Yeti Airlines con 68 pasajeros y cuatro tripulantes se desplomó en un desfiladero y estalló en llamas cuando se acercaba a la ciudad central de Pokhara.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-18). Conductores de trenes británicos anuncian huelga para febrero. telesurtv.net Los maestros y otros 100.000 trabajadores del sector público, incluido el personal de la fuerza fronteriza, también irán a huelga el 1 de febrero por disputas salariales.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-01-18). Mantienen alerta amarilla en 11 provincias por calor en Argentina. telesurtv.net El Servicio Meteorológico Nacional llamó a prestar especial atención a bebés, infantes y adultos mayores.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-01-18). Presidente argentino destaca finalización de 2.838 obras. telesurtv.net El mandatario hizo este anuncio en el marco de la inauguración de la ampliación del hospital Rubén Caporaletti y la reparación de la avenida Croacia.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-18). Arranca en EE.UU. juicio contra exsecretario de Seguridad mexicano. telesurtv.net Genaro García Luna, acusado de narcotráfico y aceptar sobornos del cártel de Sinaloa.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-01-18). OMS lanza iniciativa para crear más vacunas contra la tuberculosis. telesurtv.net En 2021, aproximadamente 10,6 millones de personas enfermaron de tuberculosis y 1,6 millones murieron.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-01-18). Gobierno uruguayo extiende emergencia agropecuaria por 90 días. telesurtv.net La medida permite liberar el dinero disponible en el Fondo Agropecuario de Emergencia y ofrece apoyo a los productores.

teleSUR, rzr, DRL (2023-01-18). Bombardeo ucraniano contra Donetsk deja al menos tres muertos. telesurtv.net Se reportó el hallazgo de tres cuerpos sin vida bajo los escombros, se trataría, según autoridades locales, de un hombre y de dos mujeres.

teleSUR- hvh, JCM (2023-01-18). Cesan a parte de seguridad de residencia presidencial en Brasil. telesurtv.net La Secretaría General de la Presidencia prescindió de los 40 militares, algunos del Gabinete de Seguridad Institucional.

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2023-01-18). Central sindical llama a paro nacional contra Gobierno de Perú. telesurtv.net La concentración fundamental está prevista a realizarse en la Plaza 2 de Mayo de Lima desde las 16H00 hora local.

teleSUR, MER (2023-01-18). Sigue movilización hacia Lima para protestar contra presidenta de Perú. telesurtv.net Ya se han movilizado hacia Lima delegaciones desde Ayacucho, Arequipa, Apurímac, Cusco, Puno, entre otras.

teleSUR- hvh, JCM (2023-01-18). Fuerzas israelíes asesinan a palestino en Hebrón, Cisjordania. telesurtv.net Soldados sionistas de un puesto de control en la entrada norte de la ciudad abrieron fuego contra la víctima.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-01-18). Bolivia confirma asistencia de Luis Arce a cumbre de la Celac. telesurtv.net Al margen de la cumbre de la Celac, el expresidente Evo Morales promueve un encuentro de movimientos sociales para el 23 de enero en Argentina.

teleSUR, SH (2023-01-18). Sismo de magnitud 7.0 sacude el este de Indonesia. telesurtv.net La agencia meteorológica de Indonesia advirtió a los habitantes de las poblaciones cercanas al epicentro del sismo sobre posibles réplicas.

teleSUR- hvh, JCM (2023-01-18). Presidente de Vietnam dimite tras los escándalos de corrupción. telesurtv.net El ahora exmandatario fue responsable de varias “irregularidades de consecuencias nefastas” por parte de funcionarios.

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-17). Ukrainian Volunteers Say They Were Unprepared for Battle Around Bakhmut. news.antiwar.com Ukrainian volunteers detailed in comments to The Times how they were unprepared to fight Russian forces near the city of Bakhmut in the Donetsk Oblast, where the two sides have been locked in heavy battles for months. The report came after Russia’s Wagner Group said it took Soledar, a small mining town three miles northeast …

Anonymous103 (2023-01-17). Military Situation In Donbass On January 17, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org Russian-led forces took control of Sol village; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Maryinka with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Ugledar with high-precision missiles; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Debrova; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Blahodatne; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue in Bakhmut and its outskirts; | Up to 70 Ukrainian servicemen, 3…

Anonymous765 (2023-01-17). Wagner Disrupted Ukrainian Plans On Donbass Front Lines. southfront.org |

WSWS (2023-01-17). Australian Labor Party saves right-wing NSW premier after admission he wore Nazi uniform. wsws.org In an age of manufactured scandals, including of the #MeToo variety, political careers have been ended for far less.

jamanetwork (2023-01-17). Anatomy From Nazi Germany to Today. jamanetwork.com This viewpoint reviews the anatomical body procurement used in Nazi Germany, notes the continued use of those images, and calls for disclosure of the biographical history of the people whose bodies and tissues are now studied.

Peoples Dispatch (2023-01-17). Daily Round-Up | Protests continue in Peru and other stories. peoplesdispatch.org In today’s episode, we bring you stories of the ongoing protests in Peru, the Oxfam report on inequality, the continuing Israeli atrocities in Palestine, and protests in Tunisia…

Peoples Dispatch (2023-01-17). Persecuted Peruvian activist speaks on the ongoing struggle against the coup government. peoplesdispatch.org Last week, Rocío Leandro Melgar, president of the Front in Defense of the People of Ayacucho was arrested in Huamanga, Peru. Melgar and two others from the organization’s board have been accused of terrorism and instigating the protests that have been taking place in Ayacucho against the coup and the government of Dina Boluarte. Their organization has been active not only in organizing against the coup, but the decades-long struggle demanding a new constitution and full rights for the excluded majorities in the country. Melgar spoke to Peoples Dispatch about why they have been mobilizing and about the urgent nece…

Lautaro Rivara (2023-01-17). A Real Coup and a Caricature of a Coup: Interview with Héctor Béjar. orinocotribune.com With more than 60 years of experience in Peruvian politics, Héctor Béjar breaks down, in this exclusive interview, the context and reasons for the coup, and presents a portrait of a country nestled between reality and fiction. | The slow stride of the president on horseback | The rearing horse that “the teacher,” Pedro Castillo, rode in Tacabamba, when he was a candidate for the presidency, ended up not being a metaphor for speed or bravery. With a slow step and a confused pace, his government decided, from the outset, to pursue the strategy of retreat. One step back and another again. Moderating to contain, offe…

Peter Koenig (2023-01-17). Peru: Under Siege by the US, CIA and the WEF? globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-17). Peruvian Movements Organize Caravan to Lima to Intensify Protests. libya360.wordpress.com Tanya Wadhwa A march against the Dina Boluarte government and Congress in Lima on Saturday. Photo: OjoPúblico / Renato Pajuelo Indigenous and peasant leaders have called for a ‘March from the Four Corners’ to Lima to intensify ongoing protests against the coup and the de facto government of Dina Boluarte Thousands of people from Peru’s…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-17). Military Situation In Ukraine On January 17, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the AFU positions near Kharkov with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Terny with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Maryinka with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Orekhov with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Kherson with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Ugledar with high-precision missiles; | Clashes betwee…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-17). Military Situation In Ukraine On January 16, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see fill-size image | Russia struck the AFU positions near Avdeyevka with high-precision missiles–∂ | Russia struck the AFU positions near Zaporozhye with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Krasny Liman with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Orekhovo with high-precision missiles; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Sinkovka; | Russian-led forces repelled the AFU attack near Svatove; | Russian-led fo…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-17). US Begins Expanded Training of Ukrainian Forces in Germany. southfront.org | Gen. Milley says the US plans to train 0 Ukrainians over the next 6-8 weeks | Originally published on Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley

Staff (2023-01-17). Headlines for January 17, 2023. democracynow.org Ukraine Blames Russia After Strike on Dnipro Apartment Building Kills at Least 44, U.S. Expands Training for Ukrainian Soldiers at Military Base in Germany, German Defense Minister Resigns as Allies Press for More Arms to Ukraine, Former Afghan MP Mursal Nabizada Assassinated in Her Kabul Home, More Than Women Abducted by Insurgents in Burkina Faso, Death Toll from Unrelenting California Storms Rises to 20, Meteorologists Forecast Global Heating Will Accelerate in 2024, German Police Use Tear Gas to Clear Climate Activists from Site of Coal Mine, Activists Blockade Private Jet Airport Used by World Economic For…

Victor Grossman (2023-01-17). Despite differences on war in Ukraine, ceasefire and negotiations a must. peoplesworld.org BERLIN — This city has still seen no real snow — but instead lots of “mist.” In German, “Mist” means manure, BS, or, to quote Google: “crap, sh-t, dammit!”). Some suggest it derives originally from visiting American basketballers a century ago who, when a shot failed, said “Missed” and were misunderstood. True or not …

Danny Haiphong (2023-01-17). The US is already preparing for its next war: on China. geopoliticaleconomy.com While the US and NATO wage a proxy war against Russia in Ukraine, military strategists and pundits in Washington have set their sights on China.

Anonymous103 (2023-01-17). Secret Of Russian FSB Spy Revealed By Security Service of Ukraine. southfront.org | The video was made by Ukrainian journalist and politician…

_____ (2023-01-17). The Trouble with Western Tanks in Ukraine. journal-neo.org Western nations have begun pledging a variety of Western armored vehicles to Ukraine including infantry fighting vehicles and even main battle tanks. Until now, the majority of armored vehicles sent to Ukraine had been Soviet-era weapons Ukrainian forces were familiar with both in terms of operating and repairing them. However, following Ukraine’s Kherson and Kharkov …

Dan Fournier (2023-01-17). Ten Inconvenient Truths About Ukraine Largely Ignored by the Media. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2023-01-17). The US Is Already Preparing For The Next War. popularresistance.org Russia’s military operation in Ukraine is approaching its first birthday. Top military brass in Russia have long declared that the conflict is not between Russia and Ukraine, but rather Russia and NATO. Simply put, Ukraine is a pawn in another U.S. war. Europe’s economy and military have been sacrificed on the altar of U.S. warmongering toward Russia. Winter is here and Ukraine’s prospects for getting out of the conflict with anything resembling “victory” have dissipated, if they ever really existed at all. | Such has been admitted by two of the foreign policy establishment’s most criminal members: Condoleezza Ri…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-17). Kiev Staged Another Fairy Tale For Ukrainians. southfront.org | Adviser to the office of the Ukrainian president Alexey Arestovich found himself in the center of another scandal. He faced a wave of criticism including from the Ukrainian top political officials, after he revealed that the building in the city of Dnipro was hit by Russian missile which was intercepted by Ukrainian air defense. Arestovich’s claims instigated a large scandal. The Ministry of Defense of U…

Benjamin Norton (2023-01-17). ‘World War 3 Has Already Started’ Between US and Russia/China, Argues French Scholar. orinocotribune.com By Ben Norton Jan 14, 2023 | Prominent French intellectual Emmanuel Todd argues the Ukraine proxy war is the start of WWIII, and is “existential” for both Russia and the US “imperial system”, which has restricted the sovereignty of Europe, making Brussels into Washington’s “protectorate”. | A prominent French intellectual has written a book arguing that the United States is already waging World War Three against Russia and China. | He also warned that Europe has become a kind of imperial “protectorate”, which has little sovereignty and is essentially controlled by the US. | Emmanuel Todd is a widely resp…

infobrics (2023-01-17). Opposition leader says Zelensky is “destroying Ukraine” infobrics.org Anti-Russian hatred could lead the West to this same path of destruction.

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-17). British General Warns Sending Tanks to Ukraine Will Leave the UK ‘Weaker’. news.antiwar.com A high-level British general has warned that sending 14 Challenger 2 tanks to Ukraine could leave the British military “temporarily weaker,” The Times reported on Monday. Gen. Patrick Sanders, Britain’s chief of the general staff, said sending the tanks would leave a “gap” in the British military inventory and would make it hard for London …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-17). Europe’s Gas Emergency: A Continent Hostage to Seller Prices. libya360.wordpress.com Mohamad Hasan Sweidan Europe’s reliance on Russian gas imports has been upended by sanctions against Moscow. With few options for practical alternatives, the continent will remain energy-dependent and financially-vulnerable regardless of who it imports from. The 2022 outbreak of war between Russia and Ukraine revealed the importance of energy security in bolstering Moscow’s geopolitical power in…

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-17). Zelensky Advisor Resigns After Comments on Dnipro Strike Caused Backlash. news.antiwar.com Oleksiy Arestovych submitted his resignation as an advisor to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Tuesday after comments he made about a Russian missile hitting an apartment building in Dnipro. After the strike in Dnipro on Saturday, Arestovych said the Russian missile that hit the building may have fallen after it was shot down by Ukrainian …

Kurt Nimmo (2023-01-17). Polish PM Decries WWIII, Says More Arms to Ukraine Will Prevent It. globalresearch.ca

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-17). Kissinger Changes Position, Says Ukraine Should Join NATO. news.antiwar.com Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said in a video address to the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Tuesday that Ukraine joining NATO would be an “appropriate outcome” of the war, reversing his previous position that Kyiv shouldn’t join the Western military alliance. “Before this war, I was opposed to membership of Ukraine in NATO …

infobrics (2023-01-17). Kiev regime admits being de facto NATO member, ‘shedding blood for its mission’. infobrics.org “Ukraine as a country, and the armed forces of Ukraine, became the member of NATO,” the Kiev regime Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov said.

DW (2023-01-17). US Trains Ukrainian Forces in Germany. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2023-01-17). Poland: Top U.S., Ukrainian military chiefs meet for first time. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Associated PressJanuary 17, 2023 US, Ukraine top military chiefs meet in person for 1st time A MILITARY BASE IN SOUTHEASTERN POLAND The top U.S. military officer, Army Gen. Mark Milley, traveled to a site near the Ukraine-Poland border on Tuesday and talked with his Ukrainian counterpart face to face for the first time …

Victor Grossman (2023-01-17). Blunders — Splits — War. mronline.org Today the Linke is tragically split, on both political approaches and personalities…. [M]ost worrisome is the split about the present war. Some in the Left downplay the role of NATO, call for total condemnation of Russian imperialism and total military support for the Ukraine, in agreement with most media positions.

_____ (2023-01-17). US Activists Honor The Anti-War Legacy Of Martin Luther King Jr. popularresistance.org “We are here, honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.,” said co-executive director of The People’s Forum, Claudia De La Cruz, to a crowd of hundreds gathered in Times Square, in front of the US Army Recruiting Station, on January 14. “We are here to reclaim his legacy and say: no to war.” | The organizers and workers mobilized to demand an end to NATO and a peaceful resolution to the ongoing war in Ukraine. The rally and march was organized by the Act Now to Stop War and End Racism (ANSWER) Coalition, a US anti-war organization, and the People’s Forum. Activists raised slogans to demand a peaceful resol…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-17). Republicans Deepen Investigation Into Democratic Money Laundering With Ukraine. southfront.org Click to see full-size imag | Senator Vance gives Democrats until Feb. 7 to explain tax fraud and foreign-lobbying violations. | Written by Ahmed Adel, Cairo-based geopolitics and political economy researcher | The Republicans plan to investigate where the money that Washington allocates to Kiev really goes. The conservative political party suspects that the Biden administration and Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky are involved in money laundering and the sale of NATO weapons on the darknet, using the Russian sp…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-17). US and NATO Do Not Want Peace in Ukraine. libya360.wordpress.com Viktor Medvedchuk Listening to many Western politicians, it seems completely impossible to understand the essence of the current conflict in Ukraine, and the mechanisms which led us here. Take US President Biden: He denies that American troops are directly involved in the conflict but at the same time he consistently emphasizes his country’s multi-billion dollar weapons supplies….

Staff (2023-01-17). Poland, U.S. lobby Germany for okay to move Leopard tanks into Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Polish RadioJanuary 16, 2023 Polish PM flies to Berlin to seek German approval for Leopard tank delivery to Ukraine The Polish prime minister flew to Berlin on Monday to lobby German politicians to approve Poland’s planned transfer of German-made Leopard tanks to Ukraine, according to officials. Before departing for the German capital, Mateusz Morawiecki said …

WSWS (2023-01-17). Ukraine defense minister says Kiev is a “member of NATO de facto” wsws.org Reznikov’s statement is an effective admission that the Ukrainian military was functioning as a proxy of the NATO alliance, contradicting false claims by the White House.

americanthinker (2023-01-17). The Ultimate Arms Deals: Why Washington is So Eager to Support Ukraine. americanthinker.com Buying and replacing arms for the U.S. military is good for the weapons business.

Matt Belen (2023-01-17). Antiwar marchers honor MLK, say ‘NO’ to NATO proxy war in Ukraine. liberationnews.org Honoring King means we must build a true anti-war movement for peace and justice. This must include using society’s vast resources to fund healthcare, housing, education, and saving the environment—not the U.S. war machine.

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-17). Gen. Milley Meets Top Ukrainian Commander in Poland. news.antiwar.com Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley on Tuesday met with the commander of the Ukrainian armed forces, Valery Zaluzhny, at an undisclosed location in Poland near the Ukrainian border. The highly symbolic meeting marked the first time the two military leaders held in-person talks. Col. David Butler, a US military spokesman, …

infobrics (2023-01-17). Russian Ship with Rooppur Power Plant Materials Docks at Indian Port. infobrics.org After initially being deterred from anchoring at Mongla due to US sanctions on the ship, the Russian ship carrying materials for Bangladesh’s Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant project ultimately received India’s permission to dock at the Haldia port in West Bengal…

infobrics (2023-01-17). Understanding China—Russia Cooperation in the Arctic. infobrics.org The Arctic has become an important arena of cooperation between Russia and China…

Free West Media (2023-01-17). Hungary Votes: 97 Percent Reject Sanctions Against Russia. globalresearch.ca

americanthinker (2023-01-17). Former intel official knew Hunter's laptop report was factual but signed the Russian ‘disinfo’ letter anyway. americanthinker.com None too remorseful, either. Any questions as to why the public is growing cynical?>

Anonymous103 (2023-01-17). Military Situation In Syria On January 17, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org On January 17, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 2 times: 1 in Idlib province, 1 in Latakia province; | On January 17, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian met with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Ankara; | On January 17, Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed in a phone call with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan the normalization of Turkish-Syrian relations and other issue…

americanthinker (2023-01-17). Former intel official knew most emails on Hunter's laptop were real but signed the Russian ‘disinfo’ letter anyway. americanthinker.com None too remorseful, either. Any questions as to why the public is growing cynical?>

Caitlin Johnstone (2023-01-17). Top 20 Most Cringeworthy Zelensky PR Moments. globalresearch.ca

infobrics (2023-01-17). India’s OVL Retakes 20% Stake in Sakhalin-1. infobrics.org OVL acquired a 20% stake in the project in July 2001…

Staff (2023-01-17). Bosnia: NATO prepares for yet another European conflict. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOJanuary 16, 2023 NATO Secretary General meets with Member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed Denis Beƒáiroviƒá, member of the tripartite Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, to NATO Headquarters on Monday (16 January 2023). Mr. Stoltenberg stressed that the stability of the whole region of the Western Balkans is …

Anonymous103 (2023-01-17). Anti-NATO Protests Growing In US. southfront.org Click to see full-size imageDemonstrations and web conferences for peace show American people’s discontent with current foreign policy. | Written by Increasingly, citizens of Western countries are expressing their discontent with NATO’s irresponsible war policy. In the US, street protests and internet pro-peace conferences have become more and more fr…

_____ (2023-01-17). U.S. Spy Chief Gives His Support to Libya PM As Part of a DEAL OVER LOCKERBIE? strategic-culture.org The greatest cover up since JKF — The Lockerbie bombing — might be coming apart at the seams, Martin Jay writes. | America seems to be getting skittish about its dirty work in Libya and how the greatest cover up since JKF — The Lockerbie bombing — might be coming apart at the seams. | Like Afghanistan, Libya, a country rich in oil wealth and underpopulated, is heading towards being branded another major NATO f***-up as analysts worry that delayed elections, the hilarious farce of now having two rival prime ministers in office and an economy in freefall, could all point to rival factions re…

____ (2023-01-17). Medtech firms racing to meet COVID-19 demand. ecns.cn Chinese medical device companies are gearing up capacity for novel coronavirus-related medical supplies like oxygenators, pulse oximeters and ventilators amid surging demand after the country optimized COVID-19 prevention and control measures.

_____ (2023-01-17). Report: Major Corporations Are Complicit In Israel’s Water Apartheid. popularresistance.org In December, the Palestinian human rights organization, Al-Haq, released a report accusing major corporations of maintaining Israel’s water apartheid on Palestinians living in the occupied territories. | According to Al-Haq, businesses are instrumental in helping Israel restrict water access to Palestinians and destroy Palestinian water infrastructure. Additionally, foreign companies profit from Israel’s system of water discrimination. | Al-Haq’s paper named both Israeli and international companies as: | Complicit in the violation of the Palestinian right to self-determination and permanent sovereignty over natur…

SAMIR (2023-01-17). Santo Domingo Book Fair: Don't celebrate Israeli apartheid! bdsmovement.net

Ben Norton (2023-01-17). Richest 1% made 2/3rds of global wealth since 2020 twice as much as 99% of population earned. geopoliticaleconomy.com In 2020 and 2021, the wealthiest 1% of the world’s population made nearly two-thirds of all new wealth – six times greater than the wealth made by the poorest 90%. Yet while billionaires get richer, poverty is increasing, Oxfam warns.

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2023-01-17). Nuclear Submarine Doubts: US Lawmakers and AUKUS. globalresearch.ca

Maureen Clare Murphy (2023-01-17). Boy killed, father executed by Israeli troops. electronicintifada.net Five Palestinians slain by occupation forces since Saturday.

Alan Macleod (2023-01-17). How Elon Musk Is Aiding the US Empire’s Regime Change Operation in Iran. mintpressnews.com Elon Musk is working with the US to smuggle hundreds of Starlink communications devices into Iran to aid the US-backed opposition in overthrowing their government.

____ (2023-01-17). China’s top nuclear operator installs record high clean energy. ecns.cn China General Nuclear Power Corporation said on Monday that its clean energy installed capacity exceeded 77 million kilowatts in 2022, equivalent of reducing carbon dioxide of more than 240 million tons.

_____ (2023-01-17). Environmental Defenders Join Forces Across Argentina To Stop Mining Boom. popularresistance.org With the Argentine government recently investing in over 30 new mining projects in the next decade, environmentalists are mobilizing against the country’s expanding extractivist economic model. | Environmental groups are coming together to share knowledge, experiences and forms of resistance against these projects, which they say are being driven from the global north. | Ever since childhood, Freddy Carbonel, an Argentine environmental advocate, has held a deep connection to nature — from his fascination with trees to hiking in the mountainous province of Tucumán and using his video camera to document snowf…

_____ (2023-01-17). More Austerity In 2023 Will Fuel Protests. popularresistance.org This week world leaders meet in Davos to discuss cooperation to address multiple crises, from COVID-19 and escalating inflation to slowing economic growth, debt distress and climate shocks. | Only three months earlier, finance ministers had gathered in Washington DC for the same reason. The mood was grim. The need for ambitious actions could not be greater; however, there were no agreements, evidencing the fragility of multilateralism and international cooperation. | Worse, policy makers -advised by the International Monetary Fund- are resorting to old, failed and regressive policies, such as austerity (now calle…

_____ (2023-01-17). Martin Luther King Day Special Encore Program: Restructuring The Edifice That Produces Poverty. popularresistance.org In celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, Clearing the FOG brought back an interview from ten years ago with Cheri Honkala of the Poor People’s Economic and Human Rights Campaign and Robert Pollin of the Political Economy Research Institute. The program is centered on Dr. King’s speech before the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in August 1967, “Where Do We Go From Here?” The guests, along with co-host Kevin Zeese discuss the current economic challenges and efforts to bring transformation at the local and national levels. That conversation is relevant today as we continue to face multiple c…

_____ (2023-01-17). Russell Banks, John Brown And The American Soul. popularresistance.org The deep malaise that defines American society — the rage, despair and widespread feelings of betrayal and loss — is rarely captured and almost never explained in the pages of newspapers or on screens. To grasp what has happened to the United States, the savage economic and emotional cost of deindustrialization; the destruction of our democratic institutions; the Neolithic violence that sees us beset with almost daily mass shootings in malls, offices, schools and movie theaters; the rise of the militarized state; and the consolidation of national wealth by a tiny cabal of corrupt bankers and corporati…

_____ (2023-01-17). Davos Elites Can’t Solve The Problems They Create. popularresistance.org At the start of each year, the World Economic Forum—organiser of the annual Davos conference currently underway in Switzerland—releases its list of the ‘global risks’ expected to dominate over the following twelve months. This year, researchers at the WEF decided that these risks are so great, and so interwoven, that we are now entering an era of ‘polycrisis’. | The clearest risk in the immediate term is a global recession. The UK, most of Europe and the US are pretty much guaranteed to go into recession in 2023. The downturn will be worse in Europe due to the ongoing energy crisis and the war in Ukra…

_____ (2023-01-17). Climate Assembly Members Think And Act Differently Two Years On. popularresistance.org Climate assemblies are increasingly being used across the world to help decide how we tackle the climate crisis. As they have become more common, so has interest in their impact. However very few studies have looked at the long-term impact of taking part on assembly members themselves. | As one of the leads for Climate Assembly UK, my attention was therefore caught when assembly members began to talk about changes they had made in their own lives. These ranged from buying an electric car, to running for office for the first time, to setting-up a climate-friendly business. But were these the exception, or had lots…

_____ (2023-01-17). There Is No Canadian ‘Climate Leadership’ Without Canceling The F-35. popularresistance.org On Friday January 6th 2023 people gathered in front of Minister of the Environment Steven Guilbeault’s office to speak out against the F-35 deal that was announced by the Canadian government. Although it may have been unclear why we were protesting at Guilbeault’s office for a peace protest, there were many reasons for us to be there. As a climate justice activist fighting against fossil fuel infrastructure, such as Enbridge’s Line 5, an aging, deteriorating, illegal, and unnecessary pipeline passing through the Great Lakes and that was ordered to shut down in 2020 by Michigan’s Governor Whitmer, I wanted to high…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-17). Military Situation In Yemen On January 17, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org The Liaison and Coordination Officers’ Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 107 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah in the past 24 hours; | Forces loyal to Tareq Saleh reportedly captured Ras Arah area in the Lahij province; | Saudi drone attacked Shada district in the Saada province. One Yemeni civilian was killed; | Mehdi Al-Mashat, the head of the Supreme Political Council of Yemen met with the Royal delegation of Oman in Sanaa and discussed the issues of…

Dean Baker (2023-01-17). Paul Krugman, China’s Demographic Crisis, and the Which Way Is Up Problem in Economics. cepr.net I rarely disagree in a big way with Paul Krugman, but I think he misses the boat in an important way in his piece on China’s alleged demographic crisis. Before getting to my point of disagreement, first let me emphasis a key point of agreement. Krugman points out that many countries, notably Japan, have managed …

____ (2023-01-17). RCEP highlighted for promoting global trade. ecns.cn The RCEP comprises 10 member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations plus China, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand.

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-17). US, Taiwan Conclude Four Days of Trade Talks in Taipei. news.antiwar.com US and Taiwanese officials concluded four days of talks on trade on Tuesday as the two sides near a trade initiative that will likely anger Beijing. The talks were held in Taipei, and the US delegation led by Terry McCartin, the assistant US trade representative for China affairs, marking a rare visit to the island …

____ (2023-01-17). 12.06 million new jobs created in China last year, 1 million more than target. ecns.cn Last year, 12.06 million new jobs were created in urban areas in China, surpassing the target of 11 million, according to the National Bureau of Statistics.

____ (2023-01-17). Spectacular light show illuminates Xi’an. ecns.cn Spectacular lights illuminate the Datang Everbright City scenic area, a tourist landmark in Xi’an, northwest China’s Shaanxi Province, Jan. 16, 2023 to celebrate the upcoming Spring Festival.

____ (2023-01-17). Spokesperson says China welcomes Blinken’s visit. ecns.cn China welcomes U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s visit to China and is in communication with the U.S. side on specific arrangements for the visit, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Wenbin said Tuesday.

____ (2023-01-17). After 26 years on the run, fugitive captured. ecns.cn Wang Hanmin, a fugitive on China’s Red Notice list, was recently captured in Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province, after 26 years on the run, China Central Television reported on Tuesday.

____ (2023-01-17). Beijing further opens air travel. ecns.cn Beijing Daxing International Airport on Tuesday resumed the operation of international passenger flights after China continuously optimized COVID-19 epidemic prevention and control policies.

Bevan Ramsden (2023-01-17). The US-Australia Force Posture Agreement needs to be scrapped. greenleft.org.au Bevan Ramsden argues that the US-Australia Force Posture Agreement means Australia has been set up as a US forward base from which to launch the next war — on China.

____ (2023-01-17). 5 killed in blast at chemical plant in NE China’s Liaoning. ecns.cn Five people were killed in a fire and explosion at a chemical plant in Panjin city, Liaoning province, on Sunday, China Central Television reported on Monday.

____ (2023-01-17). China’s natural population growth rate drops 0.60‚Ä∞ in 2022: official data. ecns.cn China’s population decreased in 2022, with the natural population growth rate dropping 0.60 thousandths, data released by the National Bureau of Statistics showed on Tuesday.

____ (2023-01-17). Beijing Daxing airport resumes international passenger flights. ecns.cn China Southern Airlines flight CZ309 from Beijing to Hong Kong took off at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, marking the official resumption of international and regional passenger flights at Beijing Daxing International Airport.

Ashley Smith (2023-01-17). US Corporations Are Complicit in the Repression of Uyghurs. truthout.org At the end of last year, China was rocked by a wave of protest against the government’s stringent “zero-COVID” policy. The uprising was triggered in part by a horrific fire in an apartment block in Ürümqi, the capital of Xinjiang, that killed and injured many Uyghurs trapped under lockdown in their apartments. The protests, combined with the failure of zero-COVID to stop the spread of the omicron… |

____ (2023-01-17). China’s GDP up 3% in 2022. ecns.cn China’s GDP growth reached 3 percent year-on-year in 2022, indicating that the Chinese economy has made new headway despite multiple headwinds, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday.

____ (2023-01-17). Giant pandas play in snow. ecns.cn Giant pandas play in the snow-covered enclosure at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in southwest China’s Sichuan Province, Jan. 17, 2023.

____ (2023-01-17). China’s fixed-asset investment up 5.1 pct in 2022. ecns.cn China’s fixed-asset investment went up 5.1 percent in 2022, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Tuesday.

____ (2023-01-17). Didi gets nod for new user registration. ecns.cn Didi Global Inc said it resumed new user registration for its ride-hailing app on Monday, after the Beijing-based company was granted approval from China’s Cyberspace Security Review Office.

____ (2023-01-17). China’s online retail sales up 4 pct in 2022. ecns.cn China’s online retail sales expanded 4 percent year on year in 2022 to near 13.8 trillion yuan (about 2 trillion U.S. dollars), the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Tuesday.

____ (2023-01-17). China to ensure funding for new-phase COVID response. ecns.cn China will step up efforts to guarantee its epidemic response funding with the focus on caring for health and preventing severe cases in a new phase of COVID response.

____ (2023-01-17). ‘Polar world’ scenery appears in E China’s coastal city. ecns.cn Strong winds pushed sea water to the shore to form frozen ices as temperatures fell to the freezing point of water.

____ (2023-01-17). First week of China’s Spring Festival travel rush sees over 10,000 daily flights. ecns.cn The first week of China’s Spring Festival travel rush has seen over 10,000 flights each day on average, an equivalent of over 80 percent of the same period before the pandemic, according to data from VariFight, an flight status platform.

americanthinker (2023-01-17). China has begun its inevitable demographic tailspin. americanthinker.com It now joins the shrinking West.

____ (2023-01-17). Chinese mainland to resume registration of commercial performances involving people from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. ecns.cn China’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MCT) on Monday announced it will resume accepting applications for commercial performances involving people from the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Macao Special Administrative Region and the island of Taiwan, starting from February 16.

____ (2023-01-17). China’s GDP hits 121.0207 trln yuan in 2022. ecns.cn China’s gross domestic product (GDP) hit 121.0207 yuan (about 17.95 trillion U.S. dollars) as it posted a 3-percent year-on-year expansion in 2022, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Tuesday.

____ (2023-01-17). Encouraging fertility a basic strategy to counter negative population growth: expert. ecns.cn China’s population in 2022 fell by 850,000 from 2021, the National Bureau of Statistics said Tuesday, the first drop since the early 1960s.

____ (2023-01-17). China leads the world with 4.2 million valid registered patents in 2022. ecns.cn China had registered 4.212 million valid patents as of the end of 2022, making it the first country to pass the threshold of 3 million. The number manifests that the nation has been ramping up efforts to become a global innovational power.

____ (2023-01-17). China’s resident nominal disposable income up 5 pct in 2022. ecns.cn China’s per capita disposable income stood at 36,883 yuan (about 5,487 U.S. dollars) in 2022, up 5 percent year on year in nominal terms, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Tuesday.

____ (2023-01-17). Most frost-resistant Fuxing train to operate in China’s northernmost alpine region during chunyun: media. ecns.cn The CR400BF-GZ train, the smartest and most frost-resistant Fuxing bullet train model, was deployed in Northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province on Monday.

____ (2023-01-17). China’s industrial output up 3.6 pct in 2022. ecns.cn China’s value-added industrial output, an important economic indicator, went up 3.6 percent year on year in 2022, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Tuesday.

WSWS (2023-01-17). Egyptian court hands down 38 life sentences for 2019 anti-government protests. wsws.org The trial’s aim was to ensure no one else challenges the brutal dictatorship of General Abdul Fattah el-Sisi, who overthrew the elected government of President Mohammed Morsi in a bloody military coup in July 2013.

americanthinker (2023-01-17). The Dignity of the House of Representatives. americanthinker.com Nancy Pelosi sure has a lot to say about keeping the House respectable.

Juan Cole (2023-01-17). Billionaires Gobbled up 2/3s of New Wealth at $2.7 bn/ day, as 800 million go to bed Hungry: Oxfam. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) Oxfam , the British charity, has released a new report finding that the global problem of wealth inequality is growing ever more threatening. Of all the new wealth the entire human race has produced in the past two years, the richest 1% gobbled up 66% of it. The less-rich 99% …

Jake Johnson (2023-01-17). Justifying attack on Social Security, House Republican claims people ‘want to work longer’. therealnews.com This story originally appeared in Republican Rep. Rick Allen of Georgia suggested last week that he would support raising the Social Security retirement age—a policy change that would

Staff (2023-01-17). Germany starts moving interceptor missiles to Poland. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Polish Press AgencyJanuary 17, 2023 Patriot batteries to reach Poland in coming days says MoD Patriot air defence systems will arrive in Poland in the coming days, Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak has said. On Monday, the dpa press agency reported, quoting a German government source, that the Bundeswehr, the German army, had already started …

Editor (2023-01-17). Abortion Bans Don’t Prosecute Pregnant People. That May Be About to Change. scheerpost.com

____ (2023-01-17). Masterpieces from London’s National Gallery on show in Shanghai. ecns.cn A total of 52 painting pieces by renowned European artists, such as Raphael, Titian, Caravaggio, Rembrandt, Constable, Monet, and Van Gogh, will be exhibited in Shanghai until May 7.

Amy Goodman (2023-01-17). DOJ and Congress Face News Calls to Probe Trump’s Financial Ties to Saudi Arabia. truthout.org The Justice Department and Congress are facing new calls to investigate Donald Trump’s financial ties to Saudi Arabia. The latest controversy centers on a new golf tournament owned by Saudi Arabia’s sovereign Public Investment Fund, which is chaired by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. LIV has paid millions to golf resorts owned by Donald Trump, who has publicly supported the new league… |

____ (2023-01-17). Beijing Daxing airport officially resumes outbound overseas flight services on Tuesday. ecns.cn Beijing Daxing International Airport, the second air hub in the capital city, resumed its first outbound overseas flight services Tuesday morning after a nearly three-year pandemic induced suspension.

Climate Nexus (2023-01-17). Exxon scientists accurately predicted climate damage while company pushed misinformation. nationofchange.org “Airtight evidence that Exxon Mobil accurately predicted global warming years before, then turned around and attacked the science underlying it.”

Adriaan Alsema (2023-01-17). Colombia recalls ambassador from Guatemala over corruption probe fallout. colombiareports.com Colombia’s foreign ministry recalled its ambassador from Guatemala on Monday over criminal accusations made against Defense Minister Ivan Velasquez. In a statement, the foreign ministry said ambassador Victoria Gonzalez was…

Pavan Kulkarni (2023-01-17). Protests in breakaway Somaliland call for reunification with Somalia. peoplesdispatch.org Even as the US and UK are increasingly legitimizing secessionist rule in Somaliland, whose sovereignty has no international recognition, a unionist movement seeking a united Somalia threatens to unravel the self-declared republic…

M.K. Bhadrakumar (2023-01-17). Trump, Biden and the tale of US secrets. peoplesdispatch.org The probability of the scandal over Top Secret documents dating back to the Barack Obama presidency blowing up on the face of the then US Vice-President — and incumbent president — Joe Biden is rather low. | That is because Biden has spent 46 years in the corridors of power in Washington, DC, and is skilled enough to manipulate the American political system. | The manner in which he wangled the nomination as his party’s candidate in the 2016 presidential election bears eloquent testimony to his manipulative skill. Already, a campaign is afoot running down the gravity of classified documents being f…

Prof. Claudia von Werlhof (2023-01-17). Global WAR-NING! Geoengineering Is Wrecking Our Planet and Humanity. globalresearch.ca World leaders are meeting in Glasgow at COP-26. All eyes are now on “the imminent dangers of CO2 and greenhouse gas emissions”. The “climate emergency” is a timely instrument of propaganda used to distract people from questioning “the real crisis”, namely the Covid-19 “plandemic”.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-17). Protests in Somaliland Call for Reunification with Somalia. libya360.wordpress.com Pavan Kulkarni A protest in Taleex on January 15. Photo: Khaatumo Media Office Even as the US and UK are increasingly legitimizing secessionist rule in Somaliland, whose sovereignty has no international recognition, a unionist movement seeking a united Somalia threatens to unravel the self-declared republic Protests against secessionist rule are spreading across the Sool region…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-17). How America’s ‘Defense’ (Aggression) Contractors Control America’s Government. southfront.org The F-35 Lightning II, produced by Lockheed Martin Corporation, the company at the top of SIPRI’s Top 100. Photo: Flickr/Jasper Nance | Written by Probably no corporation possesses a bigger share of control over America’s Government than does the one that sells more to the U.S. Government than does any other: Lockheed Martin. Actually, its top owners, or the group of stockholders who dominate the fi…

Chris Walker (2023-01-17). Republican Arrested for Shootings on Dems’ Homes Months After His Campaign Loss. therealnews.com

Bill Nicholov (2023-01-17). Western Media Coverage of Macedonia Perpetuates Hate. covertactionmagazine.com

Editor at Global Grind (2023-01-17). New ‘M3gan’ Movie Draws Attention To Akela Cooper, One Of The Few Black Women Writing Horror. newsone.com Akela Cooper of ‘M3gan’ is one of the few Black women writing horror. She’s happily opening doors for other Black women writers in the genre.

americanthinker (2023-01-17). Democrat Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee proposes bill criminalizing political criticism of minorities. americanthinker.com One very dangerous wokester bill to the free speech guaranteed by the First Amendment.

Ann Brown (2023-01-17). Highlights From Dr. Umar Johnson’s Breakfast Club Appearance. moguldom.com The ever-controversial Dr. Umar Johnson visited the popular morning radio show The Breakfast Club. As per usual, Johnson had more than a few eyebrow-raising statements. The interview premiered on Dec 9, 2022. According to his website, Johnson is a doctor of clinical psychology and a certified school psychologist who specializes in working with the parents …

Caoimhghin àì Croidheáin (2023-01-17). The Banshees of Inisherin (2022): A Parable of Irrationalism. globalresearch.ca

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2023-01-17). ‘Bring Down the Dictator’, Protesters Shout in Thousands-Strong Anti-Netanyahu Rallies. orinocotribune.com Tens of thousands have rallied in three major cities across the occupied Palestinian territories against Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s new extremist cabinet and its proposed judicial reforms plan. | Protesters flooded the streets in Tel Aviv on Saturday, brandishing signs with slogans decrying Netanyahu’s new cabinet as the “government of shame” and urging, “bring down the dictator.” | Israeli media reported 80,000 people joined the rally, while the regime’s security sources gave no official estimate after reporting 20,000 protesters earlier in the evening. | The monumental rally marked the biggest…

Bilal G. Morris (2023-01-17). GoFundMe For Black Man ‘Tased To Death’ By LAPD Surpasses $29K. newsone.com

____ (2023-01-17). Snow-covered Sanqing Mountain attracts visitors. ecns.cn Fantastically shaped pillars, peaks and pine trees are blanketed with white snow and rime, creating a fairylike landscape on Sanqing Mountain, a World Heritage Site, Jan. 16, 2023.

WSWS (2023-01-17). National Education Union members vote for strike action in England and Wales. wsws.org The vote expresses a determination to by educators to overturn the decades-long suppression of wages and decimation of the education sector.

imperial.ac.uk (2023-01-17). Imperial wins Financial Times teaching award for sustainability programme. imperial.ac.uk The Business School’s Sustainability Leadership Executive Education programme has won an FT Responsible Business Education award for teaching cases.

americanthinker (2023-01-17). Proof the fascist far-left opened the border to an illegal invasion to cheat on elections. americanthinker.com Two contrasting news stories show that the anti-liberty left only cares about power and not about asylum seekers from socialism.

Anonymous765 (2023-01-17). Locations Of US Carrier Strike Groups — January 17, 2023. 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…

WSWS (2023-01-17). Workers Struggles: The Americas. wsws.org Last week public workers and educators marched through downtown Caracas demanding economic improvements while non tenure track faculty at Fordham University returned a 90 percent strike authorization vote.

Isheka N. Harrison (2023-01-17). ‘Becky With The Hands’ Raises Over $16,000 After Waffle House Fight Went Viral, Gets Fox News Support. moguldom.com The public has rallied around a former Waffle House cook by donating over $16,000 to a GoFundMe campaign after she was blacklisted from working at the restaurant due to her involvement in a fight with customers. Last year, Halie Booth was employed at an Austin, Texas, location of the popular restaurant chain. She went viral after footage …

Staff (2023-01-17). Germany deploys U.S. interceptor missiles, troops to Poland. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Polish RadioJanuary 16, 2023 Germany starts transfer of Patriot air defence system to Poland: reports Germany’s Bundeswehr army has begun the process of transferring a Patriot air defence system to Poland, with the weaponry set to arrive in a matter of days…. The German army has begun the process of transferring a Patriot air defence …

Editor (2023-01-17). Why California’s Climate Change and Housing Crises Hit Women Hardest. scheerpost.com

Brett Wilkins (2023-01-17). ‘Deeply sinister’: emails reveal Big Pharma pushed Twitter to silence vaccine equity voices. nationofchange.org “At a time when online mobilizations were one of the few forms of protest available to the public, Twitter was seemingly asked to shield the powerful from criticism,” said one campaigner. “That should worry all those who care about accountability.”

jamanetwork (2023-01-17). Graded Sensorimotor Retraining and Pain Intensity in Chronic Low Back Pain—Reply. jamanetwork.com In Reply The RESOLVE trial found that participants with chronic low back pain who received a graded sensorimotor retraining intervention reported significantly and clinically meaningfully improved pain intensity at 18-week follow-up compared with a sham procedure and attention control group.

WSWS (2023-01-17). German defence minister resigns as government prepares to triple special fund for the military. wsws.org The defence minister must go because despite her best efforts, she has been deemed insufficiently assertive in ensuring the generals get everything they want.

jamanetwork (2023-01-17). FDA Warns of Risks of Body Sculpting. jamanetwork.com iStock.com/andresr…

Misión Verdad (2023-01-17). Colombia’s Ecopetrol Asks US for Permission to Negotiate with Venezuela. orinocotribune.com The re-establishment of relations between Venezuela and Colombia covers, in addition to the border issue, energy issues. Any negotiations in this regard must pass through morass of the unilateral “sanctions” of the United States. | As a result, Ecopetrol, the Colombian state oil company, asked the United States for permission to negotiate with Venezuela. Trade relations between Colombia and Venezuela have been heavily restricted by US sanctions. Even after the rapprochement between Venezuela and Colombia’s new administration, led by President Gustavo Petro, commercial flights by Venezuela’s Conviasa airline canno…

Harry Magdoff (2023-01-17). End of Cold War Illusions. mronline.org In this reprint of the February 1994 “Notes from the Editors,” former MR editors Harry Magdoff and Paul M. Sweezy ask: “The United States could not have won a more decisive victory in the Cold War. Why, then, does it continue to act as though the Cold War is still on?”

Miriam Davidson (2023-01-17). Another Senseless Death in the ‘Deconstitutionalized Zone’. progressive.org Eighteen-year-old Mark Limon died near the Arizona-Mexico border in December. What more will it take for a different approach?

____ (2023-01-17). Lamb boiled in a 3.3-meter-diameter pot with ice cubes. ecns.cn At the site of a winter sports and tourism event in Bayannur City, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, a 3.3-meter-diameter large pot with ice as the soup base stewed the local lamb. The steaming ice-boiled lamb made people mouth-watering.

Eric Zuesse (2023-01-17). How America’s “Defense” Contractors Control America’s Government. dissidentvoice.org Probably no corporation possesses a bigger share of control over America’s Government than does the one that sells more to the U.S. Government than does any other: Lockheed Martin. Actually, its top owners, or the group of stockholders who dominate the firm and cooperatively together control its policies and determine whom the corporation’s top executives …

Mark Gruenberg (2023-01-17). AFL-CIO’s Redmond: Disenfranchising workers boosts ‘fascist ideology’. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—Disrespect, disenfranchisement and disinheritance of workers—of whatever race, color or creed—produces “a fertile environment” for hate and “fascist ideology.” So said Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a speech to the AFL-CIO convention in 1961, and that’s still true today, says AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Fred Redmond. Which is a big reason, he told the federation’s annual …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-17). Venezuela’s Seed Law Should Be a Global Model. libya360.wordpress.com Owen Schalk A farm worker holds bell peppers during a harvest in Cubiro, Venezuela. For peasant farmers, the battle over seed rights is critical to their livelihoods Seeds are an often-overlooked political battleground in industrialized countries like those of North America and Europe, but for peasant farmers in the Global South, the battle over seed…

OtherWords (2023-01-17). On MLK Day, Let’s Learn the Right Lessons from History. juancole.com By Svante Myrick | ( Otherwords.org) Every year, the arrival of the Martin Luther King holiday calls us to pause and reflect on Dr. King’s legacy. And every year, I’m struck by the same thing: as sincere as we are in our reverence for Dr. King, we keep learning the wrong lessons not just …

April M. Short (2023-01-17). Public libraries continue to thrive despite defunding and privatization attacks. nationofchange.org Efforts by governments and cities across the nation to defund the public library indicate a misunderstanding of the essential role that libraries play.

jamanetwork (2023-01-17). Updated Labeling for Capecitabine, a 25-Year-Old Cancer Drug. jamanetwork.com The FDA recently approved updated labeling for capecitabine (Xeloda) tablets, the first under a pilot program initiative to update labeling information for some older oncology drugs. Many oncology products have outdated labeling, and revising them could reduce potential risk to patients, according to the FDA.

news.un (2023-01-17). General Assembly President hosts children from around the world, on MLK Day. news.un.org Children from a dozen countries met with the President of the General Assembly and toured the United Nations on a federal holiday in the United States honouring the late civil rights leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Martin Luther King Jr.

Leon Kunstenaar (2023-01-17). Local Code Pink Joins Organizations World Wide To Demand Closure of US Guantanamo Prison. indybay.org Action at UC Berkeley law school also demands prosecution for John Yoo, provider of legal “rational” for torture…

WSWS (2023-01-17). Court strikes down 2017 Quebec law criminalizing strike by 175,000 construction workers—but rejects any compensatory measures. wsws.org The judge refused to order the Quebec government to pay so much as a penny in compensatory damages to the workers for the violation of their democratic rights—rights supposedly protected under the Canadian constitution.

Betsey Piette (2023-01-17). Thousands protest latest Israeli repression. workers.org Since Jan. 7, thousands of Palestinian and Israeli protesters have taken to the streets in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa and cities in occupied Palestine. The actions are in response to a series of repressive measures imposed since Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s far-right extremist government took office in December. People waving . . . |

news.un (2023-01-17). Killings of journalists up 50 per cent in 2022: UNESCO. news.un.org The number of journalists killed worldwide significantly increased in 2022, following a decline over the previous three years, according to the United Nations’ culture agency (UNESCO).

WSWS (2023-01-17). Oxfam: Social inequality and poverty soaring in Australia. wsws.org The widening social gulf has been intensified by corporate profiteering on the most basic human necessities—food and energy.

Peoples Dispatch (2023-01-17). Egyptian court sentences 82, including 22 children, for participating in 2019 anti-government protests. peoplesdispatch.org 38 people, including businessman Mohammad Ali whose videos sparked the protests, were given life sentences. 44 others were given prison terms of between 5 and 15 years…

Kamau Franklin (2023-01-17). MLK’s Vision Lives On in Atlanta’s Fight Against New Police Training Facility. truthout.org “Armies of officials are clothed in uniform, invested with authority, armed with the instruments of violence & death & conditioned to believe that they can intimidate, maim or kill Negroes with the same recklessness that once motivated the slaveowner.” — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “Protest by non-locals [organizers against Cop City] are inherently terrorism.” — Second-in-command Atlanta Police… |

Zack Linly (2023-01-17). Black Twitter’s Response To ‘The Embrace’ Sculpture Of MLK And Coretta Scott King, Explained. newsone.com

Sharon Zhang (2023-01-17). White House Warns GOP Not to Tie Debt Ceiling to Social Security Cuts. truthout.org Democrats are warning Republicans that they will not negotiate over raising the debt ceiling to avoid economic catastrophe after Republicans spent the last months warning that they may pursue cuts to key social programs by holding debt limit legislation hostage. On Friday, White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said that Congress must pass legislation raising the debt ceiling “without… |

Associated Press (2023-01-17). Study: Two-thirds of glaciers on track to disappear by 2100. peoplesworld.org The world’s glaciers are shrinking and disappearing faster than scientists thought, with two-thirds of them projected to melt out of existence by the end of the century at current climate change trends, according to a new study. But if the world can limit future warming to just a few more tenths of a degree and fulfill international …

This Week in Fascism (2023-01-17). This Week in Fascism #133: Communities Continue to Mobilize Against Anti-LGBTQ Attacks as New Fascist Formations Emerge. itsgoingdown.org Welcome fellow antifascists! Since our last column, much has happened. After Elon Musk took over Twitter and quickly moved to align with the far-Right by removing anarchist and antifascist accounts, we wanted to bring back this column and use it as a vehicle to promote antifascist theory, action, and research. Today there’s much to celebrate…

Dr. Gary Null (2023-01-17). Critical Woke Theory for Dummies. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2023-01-17). The relaunched US-India Trade Policy Forum. journal-neo.org During an official visit to the US from January 9-11 by an Indian delegation, headed by Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Shri Piyush Goyal, a scheduled meeting of the US-India Trade Policy Forum (TPF) was held in Washington DC. It is also sometimes referred to as “Strategic Dialogue” since, within the framework of this …

americanthinker (2023-01-17). Law-abiding citizens transformed into criminals overnight! americanthinker.com A new federal rule puts law-abiding gun-owners in a tough place.

Global Research News (2023-01-17). Selected Articles: “Orders to Kill” Dr. Martin Luther King: The Government that Honors MLK with a National Holiday Killed Him. globalresearch.ca By Very few Americans are aware of the truth behind the assassination of…

jamanetwork (2023-01-17). Graded Sensorimotor Retraining and Pain Intensity in Chronic Low Back Pain. jamanetwork.com To the Editor We have some concerns about the recent study that reported that graded sensorimotor retraining, compared with a sham procedure and attention control, significantly improved pain intensity among patients with low back pain.

Zhinggo (2023-01-17). Ilmuan Temukan Fakta Menarik Seputar Planet Mars. indybay.org

____ (2023-01-17). Andrei Raevsky Did A Good Write-Up… smoothiex12.blogspot.com

americanthinker (2023-01-17). Women Expect: To Have Gas Stoves. americanthinker.com It’s our job, each of us racist-sexist-homophobes, to teach our beloved women these practical facts of life.

Fight Back (2023-01-17). In-depth look at the Virginia transit worker strike. fightbacknews.org Alexandria, VA – Transit workers employed by the French multinational rail and transit company Keolis took strike action on January 1, in Loudoun County, Virginia. The ATU Local 689 members had no choice but to take this drastic action in view of company stonewalling at the negotiations table, and in view of the shameful labor relations practices of Keolis. Like many union fights, there are many details and episodes that go unrecorded and unreported (although

WSWS (2023-01-17). Oxfam report documents “explosion of inequality” during pandemic. wsws.org Despite a slight reduction in overall wealth, billionaires and major corporations became “dramatically richer” in 2022 and were the main driver of global inflation.

Julia Conley (2023-01-17). US Climate Envoy Backs UAE Oil Executive as President of UN Climate Summit. truthout.org Progressives on Monday reacted with outrage and disbelief after U.S. climate envoy John Kerry backed the appointment of Sultan al-Jaber to lead the United Nations’ annual conference on the climate emergency, saying the CEO of the United Arab Emirates’ state-run oil company was not only qualified to preside over the summit, but that his background strengthened the case for his presidency. |

Pepe Escobar (2023-01-17). All Quiet (Panic) on the Western Front. The Davos Freak Show. globalresearch.ca

Stewart Brennan (2023-01-17). Energy Crisis — A Ticking Time Bomb. globalresearch.ca

americanthinker (2023-01-17). Interpreting the MLK sculpture in Boston. americanthinker.com What is this sculpture trying to express?>

jamanetwork (2023-01-17). Increasing Antimicrobial Resistance Poses Global Threat, WHO Says. jamanetwork.com High levels of antimicrobial resistance are causing life-threatening bloodstream infections and increasing treatment resistance for several common bacterial infections, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

Michael Nevradakis (2023-01-17). Prominent Cardiologist ‘Truthbombs’ Live BBC Broadcast, Calls for Suspension of mRNA Vaccines. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2023-01-17). Isn’t it Time for Adam Schiff to Be Expelled From Congress? strategic-culture.org With each new release of the “Twitter Files” we learn more and more about the deep corruption in Washington. We sensed during Covid that something was really wrong — for example the bizarre denial of natural immunity. But thanks to Elon Musk’s decision to open the books, our worst fears have been proven true. Each new release seems to show something even more criminal inside America’s rotten ruling class.

americanthinker (2023-01-17). Does DC want to be the carjacking capital of the USA? americanthinker.com Even the leftist mayor is not on board with the D.C. city council’s latest bizarre scheme.

WSWS (2023-01-17). Indonesia’s new criminal code: A major assault on democratic rights. wsws.org The new code contains a broad range of sweeping attacks on the basic rights of workers and their ability to express political opposition, under conditions of growing social tensions.

americanthinker (2023-01-17). Providence mayor thwarted in cash grab for reparations. americanthinker.com Mayor Jorge Elorza gets pulled up short in his effort to Californize Providence.

Chris Walker (2023-01-17). Republican Arrested for Shootings on Dems’ Homes Months After His Election Loss. truthout.org Police in Albuquerque, New Mexico, have arrested a Republican politician who they allege coordinated a series of gunshot attacks on the homes of Democratic lawmakers over the past two months. Solomon Pena, who lost a state House of Representatives election in November, was arrested at a condominium complex on Monday afternoon. Police arrived at the condo with a warrant, and were confronted by Pena… |

WSWS (2023-01-17). Hundreds protest against Sri Lankan president’s visit to Jaffna. wsws.org About 400 university students and Tamil families of the “disappeared” defied police and other state forces to protest Wickremesinghe’s visit to Jaffna last Sunday.

jamanetwork (2023-01-17). Psychosomatic Medicine and “The Art of Medicine” jamanetwork.com For fifty years deans of medical schools and speakers before graduating medical classes have stressed the never to be forgotten importance of practicing the art as well as the science of medicine. The art of medicine, they said frequently, was not taught in medical schools but gained only after long experience in practice. Knowledge of its application came only with intimate, personal knowledge of the patient and of his family background and situation in life. Because of the numerous advances in the science of medicine greatest interest was directed toward learning specific details. Both the teaching and learning…

americanthinker (2023-01-17). How many murders does Portland need before it stops spitting on police? americanthinker.com Or are the voters there not yet tired of burying their children?>

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-17). CIA Arrives in Libya to Manipulate Elections. libya360.wordpress.com Steven Sahiounie William Burns, CIA director, arrived in Libya on January 12 and met with Libyan Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibe in Tripoli, and others. The meeting marked the highest-ranked US official to visit Libya since President Joe Biden took office. Dbeibe’s government began in February 2021 and was tasked with holding elections under the auspices of the…

Linn Washington (2023-01-17). Conservatives Mangle Meaning Of Dr. King’s Message. thiscantbehappening.net A few weeks before Dr. Martin Luther King delivered his legendary “I Have A Dream” speech on August 28, 1963, a major book publisher released a book that featured a collection of King’s sermons. One of the 17 sermons in that book contained a poignant warning from King that is critical for understanding the roots … |

____ (2023-01-17). COVID-19 has peaked among Chinese populace, figures show. ecns.cn While the number of COVID-19 patients needing intensive care has “reached a plateau”, the number seeking treatment at fever clinics is dropping nationally, both national and local data show.

LaborFest (2023-01-17). Saturday 2/11: Get Your Ticket To Mars! 2nd Launch To Artists, Musicians,Poets & 1937 GM Flint Occupation. indybay.org Twitter Headquarters | 1355 Market St. | San Francisco…

Staff (2023-01-17). Venezuela Fine-Tunes Details for 2023 Caribbean Series. orinocotribune.com The Venezuelan vice presidency office reported that the government is fine-tuning details for the upcoming inauguration of the Gran Caracas 2023 Caribbean Series. The 65th edition of the Caribbean baseball tournament is scheduled to take place from February 2 to 10 in Venezuela. | Through a message on social media, the vice presidency office explained that a meeting was held on Saturday, January 14, between Vice President Delcy Rodríguez and officials from the national executive, including Minister for Sport Mervin Maldonado, Minister for Communication and Information Freddy àëáñez, Minister for Public Works…

Dana Sanchez (2023-01-17). Bitcoin Price Goes Parabolic, Up 28% Already This Year: Here’s What Analysts Are Forecasting. moguldom.com The price of Bitcoin has increased 28 percent so far this year, thanks in part to investor optimism about signs of a slowdown in the inflation rate and hopes that the U.S. Federal Reserve will ease off interest rate hikes. Bitcoin rose above $21,000 on Saturday for the first time in two months, up 28 …

jamanetwork (2023-01-17). Patient Information: Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema). jamanetwork.com This JAMA Patient Page describes atopic dermatitis (eczema) and its symptoms and treatment options.

Sharon Zhang (2023-01-17). 38 Percent of Americans Delayed Medical Care Due to Cost in 2022, a Record High. truthout.org New polling finds that the proportion of Americans who have delayed medical treatment due to costs has hit a record high as the pandemic rages on and it becomes harder for the working class to afford regular and emergency costs. According to Gallup, 38 percent of Americans had either put off seeking medical treatment themselves or a member of their families did so in 2022. This is a 12 percent… |

jamanetwork (2023-01-17). High-Flow Oxygen vs Standard Oxygen Therapy on Length of Hospital Stay in Children. jamanetwork.com This randomized clinical trial compares the effect of early high-flow oxygen therapy vs standard oxygen therapy on length of hospital stay in children with acute hypoxemic respiratory failure.

americanthinker (2023-01-17). Speaker McCarthy delivers…so far. americanthinker.com The 118th Session of the U.S. House of Representatives is off to a roaring start.

WSWS (2023-01-17). Britain’s trade unions promote future Labour government as answer to Tory anti-strike laws as they head towards statute books. wsws.org The law will enforce minimum service levels in the rail, health, education and other sectors—requiring a set number of workers to work on a strike day or face being sacked.

Anonymous103 (2023-01-17). Davos 2023: Fragmenting the World. southfront.org

jamanetwork (2023-01-17). Association of Supernumerary Sex Chromosome Aneuploidies With Venous Thromboembolism. jamanetwork.com This study assesses the association of sex chromosome aneuploidies with incidence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in 2 large biobank populations.

Editor (2023-01-17). What Price Is ‘Defense?’: America’s Costly, Dysfunctional Approach to Security Is Making Us Ever Less Safe. scheerpost.com

Timothy Alexander Guzman (2023-01-17). A Third Intifada and the Last War. Palestine and the Global South. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2023-01-17). National Health Service nurses take second round of national strike action across England. wsws.org Nurses have already been joined by thousands of ambulance workers fighting the same pay cut, with one day national stoppages in December and this month.

Lynda Carson (2023-01-17). More Bay Area right-wing extremists supporting election deniers and Freedom Caucus. indybay.org Election Deniers and Right-Wing Extremist Members Of The Freedom Caucus:…

John Kirby (2023-01-17). Martin Luther King, Yesterday and Today. globalresearch.ca

jamanetwork (2023-01-17). New Gene Therapy for Certain Bladder Cancers. jamanetwork.com The first gene therapy for treating high-risk bladder cancer that has not invaded muscle recently won FDA approval.

Dr. Peter McCullough (2023-01-17). Adolescent Palpitations and Syncope after COVID-19 Vaccination. globalresearch.ca

WIlliam Astore (2023-01-17). Imperial dominance disguised as democratic deterrence. nationofchange.org The Pentagon’s national defense strategy drives record military spending.

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-17). Iraqi Prime Minister Supports Open-Ended US Troop Presence. globalresearch.ca

Unicorn Riot (2023-01-17). Blackhall Intensifies Destruction of Weelaunee People’s Park in Atlanta Forest. unicornriot.ninja

The Conversation (2023-01-17). Why do so many Turkish people believe ‘Secret Clauses’ in the 1923 Great Power Lausanne Treaty will be unveiled this Year? juancole.com By Ozan Ozavci, Utrecht University | (The Conversation) Commonly regarded as the “birth certificate” of modern Turkey, the 1923 treaty of Lausanne was the last of the peace settlements signed at the end of the first world war. This year’s centenary has already provoked far more public anticipation than one might expect, thanks …

_____ (2023-01-17). “North Korean hackers” in 2022. journal-neo.org The author constantly writes about the “crimes of hackers from the DPRK,” and after talking about the problems that the cybersecurity of the Republic of Korea is facing, it’s time to talk about what hackers from the North have recently been accused of. Cryptocurrency theft The claim that the Pyongyang regime is making money for …

Florence CGTN (2023-01-17). A Chinese restaurant in NYC introduces signature rabbit dish. america.cgtn.com As we approach Lunar New Year, millions of Chinese around the world will be celebrating the start of the Year of the Rabbit. CGTN’s Jody Jacobs decided to hit the New York streets in search of a rabbit-inspired Chinese dish.

americanthinker (2023-01-17). This a Republican Turning Point. americanthinker.com Did the prolonged fight for the Speaker’s gavel create circumstances for change in Washington — especially in the Republican party?

Bruce C.T. Wright (2023-01-17). Who Is Jamea Jonae Harris? Young Mother Died In Darius Miles Shooting ‘Because She Wouldn’t Talk To Him’. newsone.com Jamea Jonae Harris, the young Black woman killed in an Alabama shooting for which college basketball player Darius Miles is charged with murder, “wouldn’t talk to him,” her mother said.

Staff (2023-01-17). The Monroe Doctrine Is 200 and Should Not Reach 201. davidswanson.org

Cristina Escobar (2023-01-17). Ramón Rodríguez, Star of ABC’s ‘Will Trent,’ on Opening New Doors (INTERVIEW). latinorebels.com Even though he’s not playing a Latino, Ramón Rodríguez, star of ABC’s new show ‘Will Trent,’ is still advocating for Latinx communities, saying “it is important to at least do my best to try to push the needle, open new doors, try to create opportunities.”

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2023-01-17). Every Facet of Government Is in the Censorship Business. globalresearch.ca

Owen Fairclough (2023-01-17). Why egg prices in the U.S. surged. america.cgtn.com U.S. egg prices have soared over the past year. While overall food prices have risen much higher than core inflation, it’s the cost of eggs that’s really stood out.

KanekoaTheGreat (2023-01-17). Pfizer Has a Long History of Fraud, Corruption and Using Children as Human Guinea Pigs. globalresearch.ca

admin_ips (2023-01-17). REPORT: New Mexico at a Crossroads: False Solutions or a Just Transition? ips-dc.org | New Mexico at a Crossroads: False Solutions or Just Transition?: | Ennedith Lopez | Basav Sen | Taneya Garcia | Emily Li | Alyssa Garza: | Introduction: : | As the fight to transition off fossil fuels and into clean, renewable energy gains momentum, communities and their advocates face several challenges. | These include a fossil fuel industry still lobbying to hold back renewables, promote dirty energy, or else peddling false, “greenwashed” solutions that allow it to continue profiting from pollution. They include the challenge of cleaning up the harmful health and environmental le…

Peoples Dispatch (2023-01-17). Workers protest anti-strike law proposed by UK government. peoplesdispatch.org The Tory government has introduced a controversial bill in the UK Parliament that would enable the state and employers to force workers to ensure minimum service during trade union strikes across 8 key sectors…

Mark Gruenberg (2023-01-17). Unionists tackle ideas to fight the fascist right. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—When it comes to fighting the fascist right, there’s no shortage of ideas from union members—at least from those attending small-group discussions on the issue at the AFL-CIO’s Martin Luther King Jr. commemorative conference in D.C. The Jan.14 seminars, led by AFL-CIO Associate General Counsel Raven Hall and federation Senior Field Representative Jocelyn Woodards, saw …

Brittani Banks (2023-01-17). Police Violence Reached an All-Time High Last Year—Are We Ready to Shrink Police Budgets? independentmediainstitute.org The year 2022 was the deadliest year on record in the United States for fatalities at the hands of law enforcement. According to the Washington Post’s police shootings database, law enforcement officers shot and killed 1,096 people last year. In comparison, there were 1,048 shooting fatalities at the hands of police the year before, 1,019 …

WSWS (2023-01-17). New Zealand’s COVID wave continues as XBB.1.5 variant found. wsws.org The health ministry is downplaying the highly-infectious new XBB.1.5 variant, while the Labour government continues to defend the homicidal policy of mass infection.

americanthinker (2023-01-17). Ever wondered who was behind that greenie push to ban gas stoves? americanthinker.com The snickering can be heard all the way from Beijing…

Stephanie Hedgecoke (2023-01-17). Battle of Stronghold 1873: Indigenous Modoc people resisted. workers.org The U.S. Army was defeated by the Modoc Nation in the Battle of Stronghold 150 years ago on Jan. 17, 1873. The battle took place in the volcanic lava beds of their homelands in today’s northern California. The Modoc Nation’s original homeland spanned 5,000 square miles across today’s northern California . . . |

Brett Wilkins (2023-01-17). Big Pharma Pushed Twitter to Hide Vaccine Equity Tweets, New Report Reveals. truthout.org Drugmaker BioNTech and the German government pushed Twitter to “hide” posts by activists calling on Big Pharma to temporarily lift patents on Covid-19 vaccines — a move which would have given people the Global South greater access to the lifesaving inoculations, a report published Monday by The Intercept revealed. Twitter lobbyist Nina Morschhaeuser “flagged the corporate accounts of Pfizer… |

Florence CGTN (2023-01-17). Volunteers help improve community on MLK Day. america.cgtn.com Many Americans had Monday off in honor of Martin Luther King Jr., the civil rights leader who fought for equality through nonviolent resistance. MLK Day is the only federal holiday designated as a National Day of Service. And volunteers across the country heeded the …

Staff (2023-01-17). PSUV Rejects Actions of ‘Politicians in Cassocks’ at Divina Pastora Procession. orinocotribune.com On Monday, January 16, during the United Socialist Party of Venezuela’s (PSUV) customary weekly press conference, PSUV Vice President Diosdado Cabello “We must express rejection of this opportunist attitude of taking advantage of a people who go out walking with their faith, for the petty intentions of those who manage the political party of the Episcopal Conference,…

jamanetwork (2023-01-17). Effect of Torsemide vs Furosemide After Discharge on All-Cause Mortality in Heart Failure. jamanetwork.com This clinical trial compares the efficacy of torsemide vs furosemide in decreasing the risk of death from any cause among patients hospitalized for heart failure (regardless of ejection fraction).

Chris Walker (2023-01-17). Boebert Demands Blocking of Dems From Committee for Being “Conspiracy Theorists” truthout.org On Saturday, Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colorado) claimed that Democratic Reps. Adam Schiff (California) and Eric Swalwell (California) should be barred from serving on the House Intelligence Committee, saying that they are “conspiracy theorists.” Boebert is an election denier and loyalist to former President Donald Trump who has repeatedly peddled false conspiracy theories tied to QAnon. Her comments… |

Nia Noelle (2023-01-17). Urban One Honors Photos: See Stars Shining On TV One’s Annual Award Show. newsone.com

The Associated Press (2023-01-17). Puerto Rico to Privatize Power Generation Amid Outages. latinorebels.com Puerto Rico announced Sunday that it plans to privatize electricity generation, a first for a U.S. territory facing chronic power outages as it struggles to rebuild a crumbling electric grid.

Ann Brown (2023-01-17). American Idol Star C.J. Harris Passes Away At 31 From Sudden Heart Attack: Vaccine Debate Continues. moguldom.com Former American Idol contestant C.J. Harris died on Jan.15 of what has been reported as a sudden heart attack. He was just 31. His death has reignited the debate about the covid-19 vaccine and potential heart problems that might be caused by it. Harris died in Jasper, Alabama. According to the county’s coroner, Joey Vick, …

WSWS (2023-01-17). Protesters demand release of video after Memphis, Tennessee man dies from injuries suffered at the hands of police during traffic stop. wsws.org Nichols’ death has produced a number of protests and demonstrations demanding the release of body camera footage, while city officials feverishly attempt to contain the fallout.

Angela (2023-01-17). Saturday 1/14: Free virtual screening of the documentary film “The Sons of Eilaboun” indybay.org Zoom (Registration link is below)…

Staff (2023-01-17). Rep. Ro Khanna on CA Flooding, Big Oil’s Climate Denial, Debt Ceiling, Assange & Possible Senate Bid. democracynow.org The death toll from two weeks of flooding in California has reached at least 20. As climate scientists are predicting more extreme weather linked to climate change over the next two years, outrage is growing over how fossil fuel companies were fully aware of the link between fossil fuel emissions and global warming but spent decades obscuring the science in order to make maximum profits. We speak with Democratic California Congressmember Ro Khanna, who recently concluded a congressional investigation into the allegations and says the oil industry needs to be held accountable for the damage it has wrought. Khanna…

Peoples Dispatch (2023-01-17). Syria condemns US attacks on health sector. peoplesdispatch.org On Monday, January 16, Syria condemned US attacks on its health sector “by imposing additional restrictions on allowing the sale of [medical] equipment, as well as on the provision of services and spare parts to a large number of Syrian public and private hospitals,” Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) Syria’s foreign and expatriate ministry said in a statement that the US Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security had issued fresh restrictions on the sale of medical equipment to the country’s public and private sector on Monday, despite rising globa…

Michele de Mello (2023-01-17). Direct from Western Sahara: learn about the struggle of the last colony in Africa. peoplesdispatch.org In the middle of the Sahara desert, half a million people resist and fight for their liberation. Under the slogan “intensify the armed struggle to expel the invader and build sovereignty,” the Polisario Front, the political organization that leads the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), is holding its 16th Congress in Dajla one of five Sahrawi refugee camps in the town of Tindouf, Algeria. After 30 years of ceasefire, this is the first Congress to be held again in the context of armed confrontation with Morocco. | “All the human, financial, and material resources are sent to support the combat on the a…

Ann Brown (2023-01-17). Bethune-Cookman Football Coach Ed Reed Apologizes For Unprofessionalism, Anti-HBCU Social Media Rant. moguldom.com College football coach Ed Reed, 44, has issued an apology after criticizing Historically Black University Bethune-Cookman University in an explicit-filled social media tirade. B-CU is a private HBCU located in Daytona Beach, Florida. It has an enrollment of fewer than 4,000 students. It is one of only three private HBCUs that compete at the Division I level …

Fight Back (2023-01-17). Tampa: Community speaks out against racist cop survey. fightbacknews.org Tampa, FL – In late December, the Tampa Police Benevolent Association (PBA) sent out a survey to city council candidates for the upcoming municipal election asking both “Have you ever participated in a protest, whether physical, virtual, digital or online or advocated against, publicly or privately, police brutality?” and “Have you ever been a member of, donated to or supported Black Lives Matters whether financially, verbally, online or through social media?” | Community members spoke out at a recent city council meeting. Laura Rodríguez, an organizer with the Tampa Bay Community Action Committee, said, “This su…

WSWS (2023-01-17). Louisiana and Alabama see surge in COVID-19 infections and deaths. wsws.org The southeastern United States is the region hardest hit by the latest Omicron subvariant, XBB.1.5, outside the Northeast and central California.

Claire Robinson (2023-01-17). Majority of Members of UK’s New GMO Regulatory Committee Have Conflicts of Interest. globalresearch.ca

jamanetwork (2023-01-17). TRANSFORM-HF—Can We Close the Loop on Diuretics in Heart Failure? jamanetwork.com Fluid overload is the cardinal manifestation of heart failure, and prior to the 20th century, treatment options were limited to purgatives, bloodletting, leeching, or lancing. It was not until 1920 that the concept of a diuretic was first appreciated, when physicians observed increased urination in patients given mercury as a remedy for syphilis. The 1950s and 1960s ushered in safe and effective diuretic therapy. Chlorothiazide, the first orally active diuretic, was approved for use in the United States in 1958, and furosemide, the first loop diuretic, in 1964.

jamanetwork (2023-01-17). Radiotherapy Alone vs Radiotherapy With Concurrent Chemoradiotherapy and Survival of Patients With Low-Risk Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma. jamanetwork.com To the Editor The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines currently recommend that concurrent chemoradiotherapy be the primary treatment for patients with T1-2N1M0, T3N0M0, and T2N0M0 NPC with high-risk features. A recent study reported that patients with low-risk stage II and T3N0M0 cancer who received IMRT alone had the same oncologic outcomes but better long-term quality of life than those who received concurrent chemoradiotherapy. We have 3 concerns about the definition of the truly low-risk NPC.

Fight Back (2023-01-17). Remembering the legacy of Polly Mann, founder of WAMM. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – Polly Mann, a leading force and giant in the Twin Cities anti-war movement, died on January 12, 2023 at the age of 103 in San Francisco, California where she had lived with her daughter Connie for a little over a year. | In 1981 she called her friend Marianne Hamilton, who in 2015 recalled, “The smartest thing anyone ever thought of and carried through with was a new name for war: military madness. Men who were against war had to flee the country to avoid arrest, so women protested in great numbers. Dear Polly gave us a name to live up to – Women Against Military Madness: WAMM.” | Hamilton and…

John Wojcik (2023-01-17). AFL-CIO calls for a truthful remembering of the words of Dr. King. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON — Every year when the holiday remembering the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. comes around, opponents of civil rights and voting rights twist King’s calls for judging people “by the content of their character rather than the color of their skin” into support for their opposition to raising the need to fight systemic …

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-17). Saudi Airstrikes Killed at Least 155 Yemeni Civilians in 2022. news.antiwar.com According to numbers compiled by the Yemen Data Project, the US-backed Saudi-led coalition killed at least 155 Yemeni civilians in 2022 despite the ceasefire that took effect in April of that year. Another 316 Yemeni civilians were injured in the airstrikes, which all took place in the first three months of the year. The Saudis …

Amy Goodman (2023-01-17). DOJ and Congress Face New Calls to Probe Trump’s Financial Ties to Saudi Arabia. truthout.org The Justice Department and Congress are facing new calls to investigate Donald Trump’s financial ties to Saudi Arabia. The latest controversy centers on a new golf tournament owned by Saudi Arabia’s sovereign Public Investment Fund, which is chaired by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. LIV has paid millions to golf resorts owned by Donald Trump, who has publicly supported the new league… |

WSWS (2023-01-17). Protesters demand release of video after Memphis, Tennessee, man dies from injuries suffered at the hands of police during traffic stop. wsws.org Nichols’ death has produced a number of protests and demonstrations demanding the release of body camera footage, while city officials feverishly attempt to contain the fallout.

jamanetwork (2023-01-17). Timing of Blood Draws Among Patients Hospitalized in a Large Academic Medical Center. jamanetwork.com This study describes the degree to which blood draws occurred among hospitalized patients during traditional sleep hours and investigates trends over time.

Dana Sanchez (2023-01-17). The Illuminati Is Out, Klaus Schwab And His Elite Davos Conference Are In: 5 Things To Know. moguldom.com You may not read or hear the word “Illuminati” relative to the annual World Economic Forum gathering now underway at a Swiss ski resort in Davos, Switzerland, but conspiracy theories swirl around the annual event. In 2021 during the covid pandemic, the World Economic Forum theme was “The Great Reset”, which proposed a stakeholder model for …

oliviaalperstein (2023-01-17). New Institute for Policy Studies Report Exposes Stark Choice in New Mexico between Just Transition and False Solutions. ips-dc.org The report features insights from New Mexican researchers and community leaders on how community-led energy solutions would benefit the state.

_____ (2023-01-17). Who Were the Afghans Harry Killed? strategic-culture.org The furore over Prince Harry’s much-criticised remarks about his role as a helicopter pilot in the war in Afghanistan in 2012 reveals more about his critics than they do about him. Much of the abuse is hysterical or attention-grabbing, but it stems also from British amnesia about the failed wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

WSWS (2023-01-17). An open letter to New York nurses from a participant in the 2022 California nurses strike. wsws.org Almost one year after the Stanford Health Care strike, a participant in the strike describes hospital conditions and sends support, warnings and advice to New York nurses as they approach their Tuesday contract vote.

jamanetwork (2023-01-17). WHO Report: Cholera Resurgent in 2022 After Years of Decline. jamanetwork.com Cholera cases and cholera-associated deaths jumped globally in 2022 following years of decline, marking a resurgence of the ongoing seventh cholera pandemic, which began in 1961, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) report.

Sharon Zhang (2023-01-17). For Every $1 Gained by a Bottom 90 Percenter Since 2020, a Billionaire Got $1.7M. truthout.org While the vast majority of people were struggling to stay alive and weather economic instability during the first two years of the pandemic, the world’s richest 1 percent were thriving as the proportion of new global wealth they were capturing soared to new heights, a report reveals. Over the past decade, the global top 1 percent has taken about half of all new wealth — an already extremely high… |

Zack Linly (2023-01-17). Tennessee Cops Were Fired Faster For Consensual Sex Than Police Who Shoot Black People. newsone.com It was far easier to fire La Vergne, Tennessee cops for having consensual sex than it often is to fire cops for killing and/or brutalizing Black people.

Eleanor J. Bader (2023-01-17). Students Need Emotional and Community Support, Not Cops in Schools. truthout.org After footage of George Floyd’s May 2020 death at the hands of Minneapolis police went viral, people throughout the U.S. began to think about alternative ways to promote community safety. Public schools that employ sworn law enforcement personnel, commonly called school resource officers (SROs), came in for particular scrutiny — and for good reason. Now, however… |

Stephen Langford (2023-01-17). Vale Shirley Shackleton, fighter for justice for East Timor. greenleft.org.au Shirley Shackleton, even with her own tragedy, made common cause with the Timorese people’s struggle and resistance. She will be remembered, writes Stephen Langford.

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2023-01-17). Itamar Ben Gvir Just Banned the Palestinian Flag. orinocotribune.com The new Israeli Minister of National Security banned the display of the colors of the Palestinian flag in public spaces. It is the latest Israeli attempt to erase Palestinian identity. | On Monday, January 9, the Israeli Minister of National Security, Itamar Ben Gvir, banned the display of the Palestinian flag in all public spaces. | This order is one in a recent string of escalating attacks on Palestinians by the newly formed ultra-rightwing Israeli government. | The Israeli minister

jamanetwork (2023-01-17). Radiotherapy Alone vs Radiotherapy With Concurrent Chemoradiotherapy and Survival of Patients With Low-Risk Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma—Reply. jamanetwork.com In Reply We agree with Ms Hu and Dr Kao that the current NCCN guidelines recommend definitive radiotherapy with or without concurrent chemotherapy for NPC with stage II and T3N0 disease, and in this subset, induction or adjuvant chemotherapy only for patients with high-risk features including bulky tumor volume or high serum EBV DNA copy number. Our study excluded patients who had NPC with high-risk features, so all patients with low-risk NPC were not treated with induction or adjuvant chemotherapy. Although triweekly delivery of cisplatin has been the standard regimen for concurrent chemotherapy, a phase 2 clini…

F. William Engdahl (2023-01-17). Bomb Cyclones and Atmospheric Rivers: Is Someone Messing with the Weather? globalresearch.ca

Press Associates (2023-01-17). Starbucks Workers United seeks to enlist more customers in unionization drive. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—Starbucks Workers United will increase its efforts to enlist the coffee chain’s customers as allies in its nationwide unionization drive. It already did so with a “Red Cup Rebellion” last Nov. 17. When the company rolled out its annual special holiday Red Cup, workers at 117 unionized or to-be-unionized Starbucks stores walked out. Customers either …

Brandon Caldwell (2023-01-17). Maxine Waters Has Dedicated Her Life To Serving And She Does It With Grace. newsone.com Maxine Waters had served in the United States Congress for more than 25 years before she became a viral sensation for Generation Z.

admin_ips (2023-01-17). REPORT: New Mexico at a Crossroads: Just Transition or False Solutions? ips-dc.org | New Mexico at a Crossroads: False Solutions or Just Transition?: | Ennedith Lopez | Basav Sen | Taneya Garcia | Emily Li | Alyssa Garza: | Introduction: : | As the fight to transition off fossil fuels and into clean, renewable energy gains momentum, communities and their advocates face several challenges. | These include a fossil fuel industry still lobbying to hold back renewables, promote dirty energy, or else peddling false, “greenwashed” solutions that allow it to continue profiting from pollution. They include the challenge of cleaning up the harmful health and environmental le…

Staff (2023-01-17). From Infiltrating Wikipedia to Paying Trump Millions in Golf Deals, Saudis Whitewash Rights Record. democracynow.org The Justice Department and Congress are facing new calls to investigate Donald Trump’s financial ties to Saudi Arabia. The latest controversy centers on a new golf tournament owned by Saudi Arabia’s sovereign Public Investment Fund, which is chaired by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. LIV has paid millions to golf resorts owned by Donald Trump, who has publicly supported the new league which is attempting to compete with the PGA. Meanwhile, an exposé has revealed that the Saudi government infiltrated Wikipedia to control information on the kingdom. Government administrators were recruited to ed…

News One Staff (2023-01-17). The History Of Black People With Blonde Hair. newsone.com

Shenali D Waduge (2023-01-17). Sri Lanka Trapped into Debt and IMF Sponsored Poverty. globalresearch.ca

Editor (2023-01-17). Record Police Killings in 2022 Show Need to Continue Organizing for Abolition. scheerpost.com

William D. Hartung (2023-01-17). Going Down the Military Drain. fpif.org Late last month, President Biden signed a bill that clears the way for

americanthinker (2023-01-17). SF Reparations Committee proposal demonstrates the greed and unreality behind demands for slavery reparations. americanthinker.com I am grateful to San Francisco’s official African American Reparations Advisory Committee for the damage it has done to the notion that the current populace of the United States, none of whom were alive during slavery, owe some kind of debt to African Americans.

jamanetwork (2023-01-17). Surgical Site Infection Prevention—A Review. jamanetwork.com This review summarizes current evidence-based interventions for prevention of surgical site infection that are applicable to the majority of operations.

Peoples Health Dispatch (2023-01-17). Workers continue to protest in defense of public health in Madrid. peoplesdispatch.org Family physicians and pediatricians in Madrid’s primary health care system resumed the strike launched in November last year, as negotiations with the regional government balk. The health workers continued with the industrial action shortly after another mass protest in support of public health care on Sunday, January 15, and only days ahead of a demonstration planned by health workers on January 18. | A wide base of support for public health care has been built in Madrid over the past weeks, with trade unions, neighborhood groups, professional associations, and citizens becoming more and more critical of the sta…

Deogracias Kalima (2023-01-17). Mass migrant grave in Malawi shows the ongoing violence of colonial travel restrictions for Africans. therealnews.com Near the end of October, Malawi police The unfathomable uncovering of a mass grave in my home district of Mzimba, Malawi, is a morbid indictment of the deadly global travel inequalities that we have been conditioned t…

____ (2023-01-17). Highway spans blue waters of Tibet. ecns.cn

Emanuel Pastreich (2023-01-17). Video: The Key to Ending COVID-19 Is Buried in the WTC Wreckage. globalresearch.ca

americanthinker (2023-01-17). The Whale is another cheap shot at Christianity. americanthinker.com Once again we have a film that wants to make Christianity look bad because of its “homophobia” and its hypocrisy on other moral issues.

Staff (2023-01-17). U.S. interceptor missile warship docks in Estonian capital. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Arleigh Burke-class destroyers, like Ticonderoga-class cruisers, of which the Pentagon has 87 (70 of the first, 17 of the second), are equipped to fire Standard Missile 2 IIAs recently tested to intercept intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs). See videos below. RR ==== U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa/U.S. Sixth FleetJanuary 17, 2023 USS Roosevelt (DDG …

Aditi Ramaswami (2023-01-17). LEFT WONDERING: Will Eating Bugs Save The World — Or Doom It? levernews.com Welcome back to Left Wondering, our advice column for paid supporting subscribers on how to live your values during late capitalism. This is a place to raise your big existential questions, petty beefs, lifestyle questions, and everything in between. The incomparable Kate Aronoff has stepped back from the project to focus on her climate reporting, and we wish her the best. Now I will be taking a stab at it, since I’m a deeply curious Lever writer and editor with a penchant for hunting down answers to seemingly unanswerable questions.So send your questions LeftWondering@levernews.com and I’ll do my damnedest to…

Luiz Marques (2023-01-17). The framework convention on climate is dead. Now what? mronline.org The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change went into effect in March 1994. Yet, of the twenty-seven meetings that the UNFCCC has held to date, the most recent one, in Sharm-el-Sheik, Egypt, was the most inconsequential.

Juan Guahán (2023-01-17). Frente al nuevo golpismo, no llega con reivindicar esta democracia. globalizacion.ca En Brasil nuevamente revolotean ideas golpistas, reaparecieron cuando Luis Inácio “Lula” da Silva todavía no había acomodado sus efectos personales en la oficina que ocuparía en los próximos años. Ocurrió cuando -en los despachos oficiales- cada nuevo funcionario hurgaba en…

teleSUR, SH (2023-01-17). Juez peruano admite pedido de habeas corpus para Pedro Castillo. telesurtv.net El pedido de habeas corpus a favor de Pedro Castillo busca dejar sin efecto la resolución judicial, que impuso 18 meses de prisión preventiva.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-17). Israel asesina a otro niño palestino, el cuarto en el año 2023. telesurtv.net Los soldados de ocupación utilizaron balas reales y bombas de sonido y gas contra los jóvenes y niños, lo que provocó que uno de ellos resultara herido de bala en la cabeza.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-01-17). Denuncian asesinato de defensores ambientales en Honduras. telesurtv.net La organización del pueblo indígena Lenca reconoció que el crimen responde a intereses de la cúpula económica del país.

Staff (2023-01-17). Tiendas de vestidos para dama en Kabul cubren con bolsas a los maniquíes por orden del Talibán. cubadebate.cu Tiendas de vestidos para dama en Kabul cubren con bolsas de tela o plástico negro los maniquíes, por orden del gobierno del Talibán. En un principio quería que las figuras simplemente fueran decapitadas.

teleSUR, SH (2023-01-17). Defensoría colombiana pide atención a familias confinadas en Arauca. telesurtv.net El defensor del Pueblo envió una misión para verificar la situación humanitaria de las familias que se encuentran confinadas en el departamento de Arauca.

Staff (2023-01-17). Baggio, sobre la muerte de Vialli: Habría que investigar las sustancias que tomábamos. cubadebate.cu Dino Baggio todavía intenta asimilar la muerte de su amigo Gianluca Vialli, fallecido el seis de enero a causa de un cáncer de páncreas. En una entrevista concedida a TV7, el exfutbolista aseguró tener miedo por su propia salud y quiso profundizar sobre las causas de la temprana muerte de Vialli y dejó entrever que el doping podría estar detrás de ello.

Timothy Alexander Guzman (2023-01-17). Una Tercera Intifada y la última guerra. globalizacion.ca Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News — En 1969, Golda Meir, la primera mujer en convertirse en Primera Ministra de Israel que supervisó un conflicto importante en la Guerra de Yum Kippur de 1973, proclamó una vez que “No existe…

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-01-17). Accidente vial dejó al menos dos muertos en el norte de Chile. telesurtv.net Las autoridades chilenas indicaron que las víctimas fatales del accidente son dos mujeres, una de nacionalidad boliviana y la otra de Venezuela.

teleSUR, SH (2023-01-17). Explosión de buque petrolero deja un muerto en Tailandia. telesurtv.net Las autoridades de la provincia de Samut Songkhram indicaron que al menos ocho personas se encuentran desaparecidas tras la explosión del buque.

Staff (2023-01-17). Gobierno de Colombia envía donativo a Cuba para afectados por huracán Ian. cubadebate.cu El gobierno de Colombia envío a Cuba un donativo para apoyar a los damnificados tras el paso del huracán Ian en 2022 por el occidente. Desde la sede del Mincex el gobierno de Cuba agradeció la ayuda. José Noé Ríos, embajador del país sudamericano en Cuba, reiteró los nexos de amistad y solidaridad que existen entre las dos naciones.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-17). MP de Venezuela solicita nueva orden de aprehensión contra Julio Borges. telesurtv.net El fiscal general señaló que la orden fue solicitada por los delitos de traición a la patria, conspiración y asociación.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-01-17). Bolivia reporta disminución de casos de Covid-19. telesurtv.net El titular de la cartera sanitaria refirió que la disminución equivale a 1.083 casos menos que en la semana epidemiológica anterior.

teleSUR, lvm, SH (2023-01-17). Alertan de lluvias y nevadas en estados del norte de México. telesurtv.net El servicio meteorológico de México indicó que las lluvias podrían generar crecidas de ríos y arroyos, así como deslaves e inundaciones.

Staff (2023-01-17). Unión Eléctrica prevé una afectación de 70 MW en el horario pico nocturno. cubadebate.cu La Unión Eléctrica Informa que en el día de ayer se afectó el servicio por déficit de capacidad desde las 18: 07 horas hasta las 18: 43 (36 minutos). Para este martes se estima para la hora pico una disponibilidad de 2637 MW y una demanda máxima de 2640 MW. De mantenerse las condiciones previstas se pronostica una afectación de 70 MW en este horario.

Staff (2023-01-17). Ministerio de Economía y Planificación aprueba 46 nuevos actores económicos (+PDF). cubadebate.cu El Ministerio de Economía y Planificación aprobó hoy 46 nuevos actores económicos, de los que 45 son mipymes privadas y una CNA. Como se explicó anteriormente, en lo adelante se informarán las cifras de las nuevas aprobaciones que se realicen, sin incluir los datos acumulados de hace más de un año.

Staff (2023-01-17). Las maravillas no se ven estando dentro de ellas. cubadebate.cu Cubadebate regala a sus lectores una pequeña joya del pensamiento de Martí, como homenaje al más grande de los cubanos en el año del aniversario 170 de su natalicio y como llamado a hacer el bien, bajo el amparo ético y humanista que nos legó el Héroe Nacional. También les recordamos algunos momentos de la vida de Martí un día como hoy.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-01-17). Conmemoran 31 años de los Acuerdos de Paz en El Salvador. telesurtv.net El secretario de la juventud del FMLN, Jasael Torres hizo un llamado a tener conciencia del significado de la profundidad democrática que sostuvo el acuerdo.

Staff (2023-01-17). Devuelven a Cuba grupo de migrantes irregulares por el puerto de Orozco. cubadebate.cu Este lunes el Servicio de Guardacostas de Estados Unidos devolvió a un grupo de migrantes irregulares por el puerto de Orozco, en Bahía Honda, provincia de Artemisa.Una información oficial del MININT señala que se trata de la séptima operación de conjunto con EE.UU. en lo que va de año y en una cifra que aumentó a 1 052 los retornados.

Staff (2023-01-17). CADECA anuncia un nuevo servicio para transferencia de efectivo a tarjetas magnéticas. cubadebate.cu Las Casas de Cambio (CADECA) anunciaron la víspera la implementación de un nuevo servicio de transferencia de efectivo para acreditar en cuentas asociadas a tarjetas magnéticas de personas naturales. El cliente deberá asistir con su identificación, el efectivo en cup y la tarjeta suya a la que desea acreditar el dinero.

Alejandro Marcó del Pont (2023-01-17). Los tres grandes, los rottweiler del sistema financiero. globalizacion.ca ´Un fantasma recorre Europa, es el fantasma del comunismo ª. Eso dice el Manifiesto del Partido Comunista. El problema es que la redacción del manifiesto es remota, data de mediados de 1800, y como la modernidad se estableció en el mundo,…

Staff (2023-01-17). Final de la Liga Élite: Agricultores reacciona en otro partido de batazos. cubadebate.cu En otro partido de marcador abierto, los discípulos del director técnico Carlos Manuel Martí Santos conectaron 17 indiscutibles, esenciales para su primer triunfo en esta final ante los Portuarios, al igual que la labor del cerrador Yoel Mogena Machado, ganador del encuentro. Ahora, la final se encuentra 2-1 a favor de Portuarios, quien mañana volverá a jugar en su terreno.

Staff (2023-01-17). Tienes solo 7 segundos para ubicar la manzana escondida en la imagen. cubadebate.cu Solo los más hábiles han sido capaces de cumplir con este reto visual, si crees que estás preparado, atrévete a enfrentarlo. øPodrás conseguirlo en menos de siete segundos? Se trata de una imagen en donde puedes ver una habitación, pero si te fijas bien, más allá de los objetos ocultos entre tantas cosas, hay una manzana que para algunos ha sido muy difícil de ubicar.

teleSUR, MER (2023-01-17). Presidente venezolano destaca siete líneas de trabajo para 2023. telesurtv.net El mandatario venezolano también habló sobre la próxima cumbre de la Celac que se realizará en Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Staff (2023-01-17). Sin tinta no hay caricaturista. cubadebate.cu Para Adán Iglesias Toledo, jefe de departamento del suplemento humorístico DDT, del diario Juventud Rebelde, la vida no es color de rosa, sino de risas; de cosquilleos y también de muchas lámparas de Aladino a las cuales asirse para diseccionar la realidad y reflejar -a través del humor-, la cotidianeidad de un pueblo que sonríe hasta de las adversidades.

Camilo Rengifo Marín (2023-01-17). La derecha colombiana sabotea al gobierno y quiere involucrar a los militares. globalizacion.ca La demostración de que ha comenzado en Colombia una profunda transición que involucra diversas facetas del sistema social, político, económico y cultural de la mano del presiente progresista Gustavo Petro, es la resistencia y sabotaje de un poder oligárquico que…

Emir Sader (2023-01-17). Intento de golpe en Brasil: Susto, alivio e interrogantes. globalizacion.ca El domingo 8 de enero nos encontró con la espantosa imagen de una turba de miles de personas subiendo impunemente al edificio del Congreso. Pronto supimos que estaban invadiendo el propio Congreso, el Palacio del Planalto y el Supremo Tribunal…

teleSUR, rmh, JGN (2023-01-17). Patricio Lumumba: Asesinado por defender la libertad del Congo. telesurtv.net En noviembre de 2001, el parlamento de Bélgica reconoció la responsabilidad de su Estado en el asesinato de Lumumba y EE.UU. también confesó sus implicación en el hecho.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-17). Canciller chino y jefe de la Liga àÅrabe se reúnen en Egipto. telesurtv.net El ministro de Relaciones Exteriores Qin Gang realizó su primera gira a varios países africanos tras asumir el cargo en los primeros días de enero.

Staff (2023-01-17). Claves del Presupuesto del Estado cubano para el 2023: Equidad, Justicia Social y estabilización macroeconómica (+ Video). cubadebate.cu øCómo está conformado el Presupuesto del Estado en el 2023? øCuáles son las fuentes de ingreso? øCómo reducir el déficit fiscal? øQué pasos se dan para aumentar el papel del municipio en su correcta elaboración y ejecución? Para dar respuesta a estas y otras preguntas, comparecieron en la Mesa Redonda la ministra de Finanzas y Precios y otros directivos de ese ministerio.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-17). Milagro Sala cumple siete años presa y exigen su excarcelación. telesurtv.net Organizaciones de derechos humanos han exigido al presidente un indulto para Sala.

Staff (2023-01-17). Renuncia presidente de Vietnam: Comité Central del Partido Comunista acepta su liberación. cubadebate.cu El Comité Central del Partido Comunista de Vietnam (PCV) aceptó hoy la renuncia presentada por el presidente de la nación, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, a quien liberó también de sus responsabilidades en ese órgano y en el Buró Político.

____ (2023-01-17). Authentic masterpieces by ancient iconic figure Su Shi on display at Sichuan Museum. ecns.cn Three authentic masterpieces of calligraphy and painting were exhibited. Su Shi, also known as Su Dongpo, achieved notable successes in poetry, painting and calligraphy.

Staff (2023-01-17). Activistas protestan contra Foro Económico Mundial en Suiza. telesurtv.net El Foro Económico Mundial celebra la 52ª edición de su encuentro anual en la ciudad suiza de Davos en enero de 2023.

Staff (2023-01-17). Otros 124 médicos cubanos llegarán este mes a México. cubadebate.cu Otros 124 nuevos médicos especialistas cubanos llegarán a México este mes para completar en total 616 galenos, informó hoy el Instituto Mexicano de Seguridad Social (IMSS). El director del IMSS, Zoé Robledo, dio la información en la conferencia de prensa matutina del presidente Andrés Manuel López Obrador en su conferencia de prensa matutina.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-01-17). Tiroteo deja seis muertos en California, EE.UU. telesurtv.net Entre las víctimas hay un bebé de seis meses y su madre de 17 años.

Press Associates (2023-01-17). Starbucks Workers United busca reclutar más clientes en la campaña de sindicalización. peoplesworld.org Starbucks Workers United busca reclutar a más clientes en la campaña de sindicalización WASHINGTON: Starbucks Workers United aumentará sus esfuerzos para reclutar a los clientes de la cadena de café como aliados en su campaña de sindicalización a nivel nacional. Ya lo hizo con una “Rebelión de la Copa Roja” el 17 de noviembre pasado. …

teleSUR, DRL, MER (2023-01-17). Continúa movilización a Lima para exigir renuncia de la presidenta de Perú. telesurtv.net Los manifestantes ratificaron sus demandas del cierre del Congreso, la renuncia de Boluarte, adelanto de elecciones y una Asamblea Constituyente.

teleSUR, SH (2023-01-17). Campesinos peruanos avanzan hacia Lima para marchar contra la presidenta. telesurtv.net Desde Cusco, decenas de campesinos partieron hacia Lima, para unirse a la marcha para exigir elecciones y la convocatoria a una Asamblea Constituyente.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-01-17). Congreso de Perú aprueba eliminar voto de confianza al gabinete. telesurtv.net Al tratarse de una reforma constitucional, la iniciativa requería 87 votos de los congresistas.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-17). Muere Gina Lollobrigida, la gran estrella del cine italiano. telesurtv.net Lollobrigida, musa indiscutible de la cinematografía italiana, había sido ingresada recientemente en un clínica de Roma tras sufrir una fractura de fémur en septiembre pasado.

Camilo Rengifo Marín (2023-01-17). Petro ordenó investigar a militares locales y de Estados Unidos por abuso a niñas indígenas. globalizacion.ca El presidente progresista de Colombia, Gustavo Petro ordenó el traslado de una comisión del Instituto Colombiano de Bienestar Familiar (ICBF) y de la presidencia hacia el departamento del Guaviare, en el centro sur del país, para atender denuncias acerca de…

Staff (2023-01-17). Esta tarde, Cubadebate en Mesa Redonda: øCómo facilitar los trámites a la población? mesaredonda.cubadebate.cu Un reciente trabajo periodístico en Cubadebate reflejaba las dificultades y contratiempos de la ciudadanía a la hora de realizar determinados trámites. øCuáles son las problemáticas identificadas? øQué hacen las instituciones para atenuarlas y facilitar los trámites a la población?

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-01-17). Fiscalía brasileña acusa a 39 personas por intentona golpista. telesurtv.net Los acusados deberán responder por seis delitos, entre ellos intento de golpe de Estado, asociación criminal y daños al patrimonio nacional.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-17). Rusia y Belarús inician maniobras militares conjuntas. telesurtv.net En particular, entre las tareas de los ejercicios se encuentran la realización de reconocimientos aéreos, el aterrizaje de un asalto aerotransportado y otros.

Yakov Rabkin (2023-01-17). La descolonización de Rusia y sus ramificaciones. globalizacion.ca La guerra en Ucrania ha reavivado los planes occidentales de desmembrar Rusia y, en palabras de los promotores de esta idea, completar el desmantelamiento de la Unión Soviética. Se están dedicando importantes esfuerzos, incluyendo generosos fondos, a fomentar el nacionalismo…

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-01-17). Mueren tres personas en accidente vial en Naucalpan, México. telesurtv.net Según medios locales, el incidente se desató cuando un microbús impactó con dos automóviles y cayó por un barranco.

Staff (2023-01-17). Luego de 30 años prófugo, capturan al jefe mafioso más buscado de Italia. cubadebate.cu El mafioso más buscado de Italia, el siciliano Matteo Messina Denaro, líder de la Cosa Nostra y prófugo desde hace 30 años, fue detenido en Palermo. El padrino de la mafia figuraba en la lista de los criminales más buscados del mundo como capo de la mafia especializada en tráfico de drogas, prostitución, extorsión y lavado de dinero.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-01-17). Combaten incendios forestales en varias provincias argentinas. telesurtv.net Permanecen activos incendios en Corrientes, Entre Ríos, Chubut, Río Negro, La Pampa, Mendoza, San Luis, Santa Fe, Buenos Aires y en la Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires.

reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2023-01-17). México Zapatista: La teoría sobre la Hidra y cómo destruirla… indybay.org México Zapatista: La teoría sobre la Hidra y cómo destruirla construyendo la autonomíA (notas sobre el seminario…

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-17). Nepal suspende labores de rescate de avión siniestrado. telesurtv.net Los rescatistas luchaban contra el clima nublado y la poca visibilidad mientras buscaban pasajeros en un desfiladero de 300 metros de profundidad.

Staff (2023-01-17). Conozca los ganadores del concurso de Cubadebate dedicado al triunfo de la Revolución. cubadebate.cu El pasado 27 de diciembre, Cubadebate de conjunto con el sitio Fidel Soldado de las Ideas y los servicios entuMovil, de la empresa Desoft, convocaron a los usuarios de la telefonía móvil en Cuba a participar en el concurso con motivo del aniversario del Triunfo de la Revolución. Se recibieron 1325 SMS. Muchas felicidades a todos los ganadores.

Staff (2023-01-17). Ministerio de Salud Pública informa sobre fallecimiento de recién nacidos con bajo peso al nacer y prematuridad. cubadebate.cu El Ministerio de Salud Pública informa a la población que, en el transcurso de este mes enero, en el Hospital Ginecobstétrico Diez de Octubre, de la provincia de La Habana, lamentablemente han fallecido ocho recién nacidos con bajo peso al nacer y prematuridad.

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2023-01-17). Destituyen a dirección de medios públicos de comunicación en Brasil. telesurtv.net Durante el asalto a los poderes, el pasado 8 de enero, los medios públicos se refirieron a la turba de simpatizantes de Bolsonaro como ‘manifestantes’.

teleSUR, jaa, SH (2023-01-17). Evacúan ciudad chilena de Puerto Montt por incendio forestal. telesurtv.net La Corporación Nacional Forestal de Chile desplazó a equipos de bomberos para combatir las llamas en la ciudad del sur del país.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-01-17). Elevan a 28 los fallecidos por lluvias en Filipinas. telesurtv.net Más de 614.000 personas han resultado afectadas por las inundaciones registradas en el archipiélago filipino.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-01-17). Tiroteo deja al menos ocho heridos en Florida, Estados Unidos. telesurtv.net El hecho acaeció en el parque Illous Ellis en el espectáculo de autos dedicado a Martín Luther King.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-17). Convocan a premio para fotoperiodistas jóvenes en Rusia. telesurtv.net El comité organizador de la novena edición del Concurso Internacional de Periodismo Gráfico Andréi Stenin, empezó a admitir las obras a competir en 2023.

teleSUR, odr, SH (2023-01-17). Uruguay registra 3.754 casos de Covid-19. telesurtv.net Uruguay acumula 1.029.564 casos confirmados de coronavirus, de acuerdo con el informe epidemiológico semanal del MSP.

Staff (2023-01-17). Inicia entrenamiento rumbo al Clásico de Beisbol. cubadebate.cu Este lunes comenzó la parte final de la preparación de la preselección cubana con miras al V Clásico Mundial de Beisbol en el Estadio Latinoamericano.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-16). As West Sends More Armor to Ukraine, Why “Turning the Tide” is Still Fantasy. libya360.wordpress.com Update on the conflict in Ukraine for January 16, 2023. Russian forces are consolidating control over and around Soledar to the north of Bakhmut; Russian forces are also apparently preparing a much larger encirclement of Bakhmut itself; The United Kingdom, in addition to sending 14 Challenger 2 main battle tanks has claimed…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-16). In Video: Head Of Wagner PMC Revealed Secret Of Success In Soledar. southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2023-01-16). Military Overview On January 16, 2023: Wagner Fighters Achieved New Successes On Bakhmut-Soledar Front Lines. southfront.org After the recent victory of Russian forces in the city of Soledar, they continued their advance in the Bakhmut-Soledar region. …

Natalia Torres Garzon (2023-01-16). Photo Essay: How the Right-Wing Attack in Brazil Looked on the Ground. towardfreedom.org Antonio Cascio’s photos show the extent to which former President Jair Bolsonaro’s supporters went to express their call for Bolsonaro to return to office in Brazil, days after Luiz Inácio “Lula” da Silva was inaugurated as the new president.

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2023-01-16). Biden Stoops to Conquer Brazil’s Lula. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2023-01-16). Lula: The Coup And The Importance Of Popular Mobilization. popularresistance.org The attempted fascist Bolsonarist coup d’état of January 8 in Brasilia is not a merely local event. Everything indicates that it had international sponsorship. It is far from being a spontaneous revolt, as there are countless facts that demonstrate a high degree of organization, coordination and financing prior to the assault and vandalizing of the main institutions representing the three branches of state power in Brazil, no less than the Congress, the Planalto Palace and the headquarters of the Federal Supreme Court. This relationship with the support of an international organization behind the coup attempt and…

____ (2023-01-16). What the Rioters in Brazil Learned from North Americans. transcend.org 9 Jan 2023 – Jair Bolsonaro’s supporters showed that antidemocratic revolutions can be contagious too.

Lee Camp (2023-01-16). The Truth About Ukraine’s Azov Battalion Alex Rubinstein and Lee Camp. mintpressnews.com Alex Rubinstein joins Lee Camp to discuss the Anti-Defamation League’s recent defense of Ukraine’s Neo-Nazi Azov Battalion and what some describe as a broader “corruption” of Jewish institutions.

Anonymous103 (2023-01-16). Ukrainian Militants Heavily Shelled Donetsk, Targeted Civilians. Number Of Casualties Growing. southfront.org At 8: 35 am local time, Ukrainian militants shelled the city of Donetsk. As usual, the targets of the Ukrainian attack were civilian buildings and public places. | Ukrainian Nazis shelled one of the main streets of the city, Ilyich Avenue in the Kalininsky district . The massive shelling also took place in the morning, when there were a lot of civilians who went to work. | The attack was launched from the positions of the AFU in Orlovka. At least 3 missiles were fired from the MLRS. Judg…

americanthinker (2023-01-16). Nazi tactics in modern Germany. americanthinker.com It’s always bad when a country forces its citizens into medical experiments, but it’s especially bad when Germany does it to a Jew.

_____ (2023-01-16). Stop The Violence Against The Peruvian People. popularresistance.org The Peruvian people have been on the streets across the country to reject the coup that took constitutional president Pedro Castillo out of office on December 7. The Peruvian authorities have responded to these mass protests with brutal violence. As of today, Peruvian human rights organizations estimate that 48 people have been killed in the context of the protests and hundreds more have been injured. | Mainstream, corporate media in Peru has helped reinforce the government’s narrative that those who are on the streets are “criminals”, “terrorists” and that their demands are illegitimate. Meanwhile, independent a…

_____ (2023-01-16). Repression Of Dissent Following The Illegal Removal Of President Castillo. popularresistance.org Following the illegal removal of Pedro Castillo, the now President of Peru, Mrs. Dina Boluarte, has responded to the popular protests that paralyzed the country as of December 7, 2022 with the suspension of constitutional rights. That means the police can now stop anyone without a warrant; enter any residence and prevent any citizen from traveling freely within or outside of Peru. In addition, gatherings of any kind are prohibited. In areas located in 7 regions of Peru, for several weeks, the population has been prohibited from going out into the street and obligated to stay in their homes day and night. The firs…

Staff (2023-01-16). Vuelta a la Patria Program: More Than 2 Venezuelans Return From Peru. orinocotribune.com This Friday, January 13, 251 Venezuelans arrived at the Simón Bolívar de Maiquetía International Airport in La Guaira, on a flight from Peru via the state airline Conviasa, thanks to the Vuelta a la Patria program that brings vulnerable migrants back to their homeland, free of charge. | Accordingly, the Foreign Affairs Vice-minister for Latin America and the Caribbean Rander Peña, who received the returnees at the airport, stressed that President Nicolás Maduro, in his annual message to the nation before the National Assembly (AN), spoke of six lines of work for the current year. In the second line, about the exp…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-16). Unrest Spreads Across Peru After Massacre of Civilians. libya360.wordpress.com Abayomi Azikiwe Peru Military Massacres Civilians In Juliaca Calls for the prosecution of coup-President Dina Boluarte while unprovoked killings of dozens in the south of the South American state continues Since the ouster by the parliament of former leftwing President Pedro Castillo in December, demonstrations demanding his release from detention and the reversal of the…

Staff (2023-01-16). Venezuela’s Foreign Minister: Pedro Castillo Was ‘Victim of Betrayal’. orinocotribune.com On a January 14 interview with the state television network Venezolana de Televisión (VTV), Venezuela’s newly appointed Minister for Foreign Affairs Yvan Gil asserted that the imprisoned and ousted Peruvian President Pedro Castillo was a “victim of betrayal.” | “I believe that Pedro Castillo was a victim of betrayal … there is a force that is now on the move: the people who elected Pedro Castillo are the ones on the streets (protesting),” the minister stated during the interview. | According to the diplomat, there are currently “fascist forces running rampant in Peru,” but “sooner rather than later, serenity an…

news.un (2023-01-16). Ukraine: Civilian attacks ‘must end immediately’ says UN, as search for Dnipro survivors continues. news.un.org The UN Secretary-General has strongly condemned Russia’s attack on a large residential building in the Ukrainian city of Dnipro at the weekend that has left at least 40 civilians dead, including three children, and at least 75 injured, with those figures likely to rise, according to the UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in the country.

____ (2023-01-16). MLK: Beyond Vietnam… to Ukraine. transcend.org 16 Apr 2023 – In April 1967, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered an eloquent and stirring denunciation of the Vietnam War and US militarism in his “Beyond Vietnam” speech, which is relevant to today’s war in Ukraine. Exactly one year after delivering the speech at Riverside Church, Luther King was assassinated.

_____ (2023-01-16). Should Russia Take the War to NATO States? strategic-culture.org It’s certainly risky and not to be contemplated rashly. But what is the alternative? | The United States-led military bloc is a party to the conflict in Ukraine against Russia. In short, NATO is at war with Russia. So, why is Russia limiting its military targets to Ukrainian territory? | Moscow has said repeatedly that the proxy war in Ukraine between NATO and Russia has become increasingly evident from the United States and its allies pumping up to $100 billion of weaponry into the former Soviet republic. There can be no illusions about the situation. | NATO’s participation has become increasingly deeper and mor…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-16). Ex-French Volunteer In Ukraine Asks For Asylum In Russia. southfront.org He reported Kiev’s crimes during his mission in Ukraine, becoming an “enemy” for NATO countries. | Written by Once again, the Western discourse that NATO countries are “democracies” and Russia a “dictatorship” is shaken by factual cases of political persecution and violation of freedom of expression and press in Western countries. A fo…

infobrics (2023-01-16). US Senator says training Ukrainian soldiers in Oklahoma poses risk to civilians. infobrics.org Patriot system unlikely to be a “gamechanger” in Ukrainian conflict.

Staff (2023-01-16). Germany: top U.S. military commander inspects training of Ukrainian combat forces. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Deutsche WelleJanuary 16, 2023 Ukraine updates: US trains Ukrainian forces in Germany The US military’s chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milley, is visiting the Grafenwà∂hr training area in southern Germany on Monday to observe a program that trains Ukrainian forces. The US military started giving hundreds of Ukrainian soldiers new combined …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-16). Operation Belladonna: CIA Involvement in Ukranian Nationalism. libya360.wordpress.com Red Street Media Collective OPERATION BELLADONNA NOTE: To decode CIA Terms & Cryptonyms, use a Research Aid. If we analyze publicly available declassified documents from the Central Intelligence Agency, we can learn quite a bit about the United States and its role in the historical development of Ukrainian Nationalism. To view the February 2022 Russia-Ukraine conflict, in isolation,…

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-16). Ukraine DM Says It’s a ‘Fact’ That Kyiv Is a ‘De Facto’ NATO Member. news.antiwar.com Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov told BBC on Friday that Ukraine is a “de facto” NATO member since it’s equipped with so many of the alliance’s weapons and dismissed the idea that his comments were controversial. Reznikov said he was confident that Ukraine’s Western backers would supply Kyiv with warplanes and tanks despite some concerns …

Rick Sterling (2023-01-16). Beyond Vietnam to Ukraine. globalresearch.ca

Scott Ritter (2023-01-16). 2023 Outlook for Ukraine. Scott Ritter. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous103 (2023-01-16). New Evidence Of Torture Of Russian POWs By Ukrainians Emerged. southfront.org | Several days ago, another video confirmed torture of Russian soldiers by Ukrainians was widely spread online. However, it was widely ignored by Ukrainian media and international MSM. Unidentified Ukrainians called mothers of two Russian prisoners of war (POW), threatening to kill their childs. Ukrainians demanded a large ransom for Russian soldiers. The Russian soldiers were tortured during the call. | On January 14, Russian High Commissioner for Human Rights Tatiana Moskalkova published video o…

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-16). CNN: Ukraine Has Become a ‘Weapons Lab’ for Western Arms. news.antiwar.com Ukraine has turned into a “lab” for Western arms as the war has given the US and its allies an opportunity to see how their weapons fare in a conflict with a major military power like Russia, CNN reported on Monday. A source familiar with Western intelligence on the war told CNN that Ukraine is …

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-16). Croatia’s President Says US and NATO are Waging a Proxy War Against Russia. news.antiwar.com Croatian President Zoran Milanovic on Sunday said the US and NATO are waging a proxy war against Russia and criticized the Western sanctions campaign against Moscow, offering rare criticism of the policy from a leader of a NATO country. “Washington and NATO are waging a proxy war against Russia with the help of Ukraine,” Milanovic said, …

____ (2023-01-16). Grandson of Charles de Gaulle, an Old CIA Nemesis, Condemns West’s Policy in Ukraine. transcend.org 11 Jan 2023 – Pierre de Gaulle, grandson of former French President Charles de Gaulle, has said the U.S. and NATO triggered the Ukraine conflict and are making Europeans suffer by fueling and waging a pre-planned economic war against Russia.

_____ (2023-01-16). ‘World War 3 Has Already Started’ Between US And Russia/China. popularresistance.org Emmanuel Todd is a widely respected anthropologist and historian in France. | In 2022, Todd published a book titled “The Third World War Has Started” (“La Troisième Guerre mondiale a commencé” in French). At the moment, it is only available in Japan. | But Todd outlined the main arguments he made in the book in a French-language interview with the major newspaper Le Figaro, conducted by the journalist Alexandre Devecchio. | According to Todd, the proxy war in Ukraine is “existential” not only for Russia, but also for the United States. | The US “imperial system” is weakening in much of the world, he observed, but…

Anonymous765 (2023-01-16). Troubled Grain Deal In Ukraine. southfront.org |

John Helmer (2023-01-16). Kyiv Shows Signs of Desperation. “The Ukrainian Demilitarized Negotiations Start at Dead End” globalresearch.ca

Kurt Nimmo (2023-01-16). The Stepan Bandera Memorial Nuke. “The Kremlin is claiming that Ukraine is developing nuclear weapons” globalresearch.ca

Jonathan Cook (2023-01-16). Russia-Ukraine War: How the US Paved the Way to Moscow’s Invasion. Jonathan Cook. globalresearch.ca

Natalia Marques (2023-01-16). “War is an enemy of the poor”: US activists honor the anti-war legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. peoplesdispatch.org Although seldom recognized, Martin Luther King Jr. was anti-war. His politics should be applied to demand an end to NATO and the war in Ukraine, say activists…

Staff (2023-01-16). U.S., NATO wage proxy war with Russia in Ukraine: Croatian president. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Rustavi2January 16, 2023 US, NATO in proxy war against Russia in Ukraine Croatian President Croatian President said the United States and NATO are engaged in proxy warfare against Russia on the territory of Ukraine, writes english.almayadeen.net. “Washington and NATO are waging a proxy war against Russia with the help of Ukraine. The plan should …

Staff (2023-01-16). Maternal solicitude: Condoleezza Rice demands morganatic offspring Saakashvili be released. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Rice was National Security Adviser at the time of Saakashvili’s 2003 “Rose Revolution” in Georgia and Secretary of State shortly afterward. In the latter capacity she visited Georgia shortly before and immediately after the Saakashvili regime invaded South Ossetia on August 8, 2008, triggering a five-day war with Russia. On the day of the second …

Jonathan Turley (2023-01-16). “Congressional Trolls”: Democratic Leaders Pushed Refuted Russian Troll Claims. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous103 (2023-01-16). Why Is NATO Alarmed By A Single Russian Frigate? southfront.org Equipped with up to 16 3M22 “Zircon” missiles, the Russian Navy’s “Admiral Gorshkov” frigate is capable of wiping out an entire super-carrier strike group from a distance of 1000-1 0 km. | Written by Drago Bosnic, independent geopolitical and military analyst | Thalassocratic dominance is of prime significance for the North Atlantic Alliance, as its most powerful members are basing their power on naval supremacy. This is particularly true for the United States and the United Kingdom, both of which form…

Gordon M. Hahn (2023-01-16). The World Split Apart 2.0: Part 2. mronline.org A series of international organizations—a network of networks—created by Russia and China form the pillars upon which an alternative to the Western-dominated world order are being built. There is already an institutional split between the West and the rest evidencing the pre-schism bifurcation among great powers: the G7 and G20.

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2023-01-16). The Plan To Carve Up Russia. orinocotribune.com

____ (2023-01-16). How Western Sanctions Blow Back, Hurting Europe, Deepening Asian Integration. transcend.org 11 Jan 2023 – Western sanctions led Russia to greatly increase trade with Asia, while devastating Europe’s economy. The US tech war against China is damaging its own industry.

____ (2023-01-16). Why China’s Belt and Road Initiative-BRI Is Back with a Bang in 2023. transcend.org 6 Jan 2023 – As Beijing’s BRI enters its 10th year, a strong Sino-Russian geostrategic partnership has revitalized the BRI across the Global South.

Michael Kern (2023-01-16). Russia Accuses Sweden of “Hiding Something” About the Nord Stream Sabotage. globalresearch.ca

infobrics (2023-01-16). BRICS’ Future in a Changing World Order. infobrics.org In the face of the dynamic economic and financial shifts of the 2010s; the worldwide pandemic, and economic, social, and political disruptions caused by it; and most of all, the power rivalry amongst nations—including between some of the BRICS members, is there still room left for alignment of interests within the BRICS?>

infobrics (2023-01-16). BRICS Undermine Dollar Hegemony with Gold Purchases. infobrics.org Central banks have been accumulating the precious metal at a record rate…

infobrics (2023-01-16). Can UK weapons help Kiev. infobrics.org Pedological properties of western USSR prompted the superpower to build lighter tanks, as heavier Western-style vehicles would nearly always get hopelessly stuck in an ocean of mud caused by the infamous rasputitsa.

infobrics (2023-01-16). ‘SA Should Advance Agri Trade as Brics Chair’. infobrics.org As the new Brics chair, South Africa has an ideal opportunity to influence the agenda and advance the agricultural trade interests of the country, believes Agbiz chief economist Wandile Sihlobo…

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-16). Turkey Says Unlikely to Approve Sweden, Finland NATO Bids Before June. news.antiwar.com A spokesman for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Ankara is unlikely to approve Sweden and Finland joining NATO before June. Spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said Sweden needs time before it can codify new counterterrorism measures into law, changes Ankara wants to be made before signing off on Stockholm’s NATO membership. “It may take six months …

_____ (2023-01-16). Nato Deplatforms ‘No To Nato’. strategic-culture.org There is considerable method in NATO’s madness, the same madness that sees Julian Assange incarcerated and Gaza, Syria and far too many civilians and soldiers being bombed on a regular basis. | NATO’s Irish Independent’s 6th January edition

Eddie Conway (2023-01-16). “We not going anywhere”: Carrying on MLK’s legacy, years later. therealnews.com On April 4, 2018, The Real News Network held an event to commemorate the th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This event featured stirring speeches from then-Senator Nina Turner, Danny Glover, and TRNN Executive Producer Eddie Conway about the radical legacy of MLK and the millions who made the civil rights movement what it was, and about how we in the present are tasked with honoring that legacy and carrying it into the future. This Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we find ourselves in a different world than the one we were in when TRNN held this event. But the struggle is no diffe…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-16). These Latin American Leaders Will Be at Davos. libya360.wordpress.com The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting opens on Monday at its Switzerland headquarters. The week-long event, dominated by European and NATO leaders alongside the financial elite and representatives of transnational capital, will feature some Latin America-themed sessions and leaders. Not all Latin American heads of state are welcomed in Davos, namely the main leaders of…

Paul Gregoire (2023-01-16). Coalition Senators introduce anti-abortion bill. greenleft.org.au Coalition Senators Alex Antic and Matt Canavan are pushing a new anti-abortion bill aimed at those with reservations about late-term abortions. Paul Gregoire reports.

Staff (2023-01-16). Protecting NATO’s southern flank: Turkey confident of U.S. delivering 120 new/upgraded F-16s. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Hurriyet Daily NewsJanuary 16, 2023 Ankara expects smooth supply of F-16s: àáavu≈üoƒülu Foreign Minister Mevlàºt àáavu≈üoƒülu has reiterated Ankara’s expectation over the smooth supply of 40 new F-16s and 79 modernization kits for the existing fleets from the United States, saying that the matter waits for the approval of Congress. “The U.S. Department of Defense …

Fight Back (2023-01-16). New Yorkers say no to NATO. fightbacknews.org New York, NY – Around 300 people braved the first snow of the season on Saturday, January 14 to gather in Times Square outside of the U.S. Army recruiting office and say no to NATO and U.S. militarism. The rally was called by the Act Now to Stop War and End Racism (ANSWER) Coalition and United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) as part of a weekend of action in honor of the legacy of Doctor Martin Luther King Jr. | The event featured a series of powerful speakers who demanded money for healthcare, education, housing and the environment instead of U.S. imperialism. | John Parker of the Socialist Unity Party spoke t…

Jessica Buxbaum (2023-01-16). New Report Charges Major Corporations as Complicit in Israel’s Water Apartheid. mintpressnews.com A new study reveals that both Israeli businesses and multinational corporations have been instrumental in helping Israel restrict water access to Palestinians and destroy Palestinian water infrastructure.

____ (2023-01-16). Israeli Settler Colonialism and Apartheid: Poised for Victory or Defeat? transcend.org 13 Jan 2023 – Anyone with but half eye open during the last several decades should by now be aware of the existence of an undisclosed Zionist Long Game that preceded the establishment of Israel in 1948, and remains currently very much alive. It aims at extending Israeli sovereignty over the whole of Occupied Palestine.

Ben Norton (2023-01-16). End of Juan Guaidó: US-appointed Venezuelan coup leader ousted by ex allies. geopoliticaleconomy.com The US claimed unelected coup leader Juan Guaidó was “interim president” of Venezuela from January 2019 to December 2022, when his former allies in the right-wing opposition removed him from the position. Washington however still refuses to recognize elected President Nicolás Maduro.

Benjamin Norton (2023-01-16). Nicaragua is world’s #1 country where citizens feel at peace, Gallup poll shows. orinocotribune.com By Ben Norton | A poll by mainstream firm Gallup found that Nicaragua is the No. 1 country in the world where citizens feel at peace. Nine of the top 14 countries are in Latin America. But the US constantly attacks the Sandinista government and imposes sanctions on it. | A poll found that Nicaragua is the top country in the world where citizens feel at peace. | The United States and Western media outlets have long demonized Nicaragua’s Sandinista government and its President Daniel Ortega, sponsoring violent coup attempts against him and imposing illegal unilateral sanctions aimed at hurting the Central American…

Benjamin Norton (2023-01-16). Nicaragua is #1 Country Where Citizens Feel at Peace, Gallup Poll Shows. orinocotribune.com By Ben Norton | A poll by mainstream firm Gallup found that Nicaragua is the number one bycountry in the world where citizens feel at peace. Nine of the top 14 countries are in Latin America. But the US constantly attacks the Sandinista government and imposes sanctions on it. | A poll found that Nicaragua is the top country in the world where citizens feel at peace. | The United States and Western media outlets have long demonized Nicaragua’s Sandinista government and its President Daniel Ortega, sponsoring violent coup attempts against him and imposing illegal unilateral sanctions aimed at hurting the Central Am…

Binoy Kampmark (2023-01-16). Rampant Speculation: Uranium, Dirty Bombs and Heathrow. dissidentvoice.org The dirty bomb and its purportedly famed radiation dispersal attributes has an undeserved mythology. It serves to bloat budgets and confer grants on specious theories propounded by specious theorists. It is all rather easy to make a security threat up, and a celluloid, Hollywood scenario of a dirty bomb going off in the middle of …

_____ (2023-01-16). What Next For The Anti-War Movement, With Brian Becker. popularresistance.org Brian Becker’s commitment to social and economic justice began at a young age, shaped by his religious upbringing and his desire for fairness and equality for all people. Throughout his career, he has been a vocal critic of U.S. imperialism and the capitalist system, which he sees as inherently exploitative and oppressive. His advocacy for socialism stems from his belief that a socialist system would be more just and equitable for all people. | Becker has also been an active voice in the anti-war movement, opposing U.S. led interventions in foreign countries and advocating for peaceful negotiation as a solution t…

Nora Barrows-Friedman (2023-01-16). US Dept of Education rebuffs Israel lobby demands. electronicintifada.net Top civil rights office avoids weaponizing anti-Jewish bigotry — at least for now.

Michael Veronda Hazou (2023-01-16). New Democrats in Congress are enemies of Palestine cause. electronicintifada.net Fake progressives favor continued military aid to Israel.

Kit Klarenberg (2023-01-16). Declassified Intelligence Files Expose Inconvenient Truths of Bosnian War. globalresearch.ca

Lee Camp (2023-01-16). “Something Is Going To Happen Soon” — Stella Assange on Julian Assange’s Imprisonment. mintpressnews.com Stella Assange joins Lee Camp to discuss her husband, Julian Assange, his deteriorating condition and the impact of his confinement in Belmarsh prison in London.

Staff (2023-01-16). Talk World Radio: Vijay Prashad on the Cold War in the Arctic. davidswanson.org

Staff (2023-01-16). Songbird on the war front: fiddling as glow of nuclear embers looms. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. Army Europe and AfricaDecember 29, 2022 A Master of Her Profession BOLESLAWIEC, Poland U.S. Soldiers assigned to the 1st Infantry Division (1 ID) gathered to honor Sgt. 1st Class Jennifer Champagne, an Army musician and vocalist assigned to the 1 ID band as she was promoted to the rank of master sergeant on …

____ (2023-01-16). Net Zero Will Lead to the End of Modern Civilization, Says Top Scientist. transcend.org 10 Jan 2023 – A damning indictment of the Net Zero political project has been made by one of the world’s leading nuclear physicists. In a recently published science paper, Dr. Wallace Manheimer said it would be the end of modern civilisation.

Lawrence Wittner (2023-01-16). Stepping Back from the a Nuclear Brink. dissidentvoice.org The development and the deployment of nuclear weapons are usually based on the assumption that they enhance national security. But, in fact, as this powerful study of nuclear policy convincingly demonstrates, nuclear weapons move nations toward the brink of destruction. The basis for this conclusion is…

_____ (2023-01-16). New York Times Moves To ‘Stack The Deck Of Justice’ Against Its Subscribers. popularresistance.org “Arbitration Everywhere, Stacking the Deck of Justice” was a headline on a groundbreaking New York Times report (10/31/15) from 2015. Reporters Jessica Silver-Greenberg and Robert Gebeloff looked into the fine-print “agreements” that people sign, usually without reading them, as a requirement for obtaining credit card memberships or cellphone contracts or internet service—contracts that tell you that if there is any problem with your account, the company “may elect to resolve any claim by individual arbitration.” | The Times reporters rightfully described those nine words as “the center of a far-reaching po…

_____ (2023-01-16). 21 Years Later, Guantánamo Is Still Open — And We Are Still Protesting. popularresistance.org The prison that started out as a provisional, secret, slapdash gulag on the lee side of the Cuban state of Guantanamo is now a rebar-enforced institution with hundreds of millions of dollars flowing into it every year for a dwindling but entrenched population. It survives despite Supreme Court rulings against it, the accumulation of literally millions of billable hours by some of the best legal minds in the United States and Europe, decades of fervent and smart and courageous protest, and four presidents. | Witness Against Torture is a small part of that protest movement. We were founded in 2005, when 25 of us we…

_____ (2023-01-16). Striking Workers From A Homelessness Charity Beat Their Tight-Fisted Bosses. popularresistance.org Workers from the homelessness charity Shelter have won their battle against the bosses. Unite the Union, which organises Shelter workers, said they had won a “vastly improved pay offer” following effective strike action. In addition, a one-off payout was also prised out of the bosses. A statement on the Unite website announced: | During the strike action talks were held at the conciliation service Acas and an improved pay offer was made. The revised offer was for an increase in pay of seven per cent, which was more than double the three per cent the workers had previously been offered. | And added that: | In addi…

_____ (2023-01-16). Multipolarity And The Decline Of US Hegemony. popularresistance.org [Unlike] all those people talking about globalization and U.S. hegemony, Michael could see, and I also could see, the fractures underlying the system. My own approach has been characterized by such skepticism about enduring Western dominance, U.S. hegemony, dollar dominance, etc. | And after thinking and writing about small bits of it for a couple of decades I eventually came up with this book, Geopolitical Economy, from which Ben [Norton] has also taken the title of Geopolitical Economy Report, with which of course we are collaborating. | In Geopolitical Economy, I question the dominant cosmopolitan understandin…

_____ (2023-01-16). Some Africans Can’t Get Asylum In Israel Because Persecution Is Normal. popularresistance.org While all eyes are currently and justifiably on the incoming, monstrous Israeli government, there are a few leftovers from the previous administration that are worth mentioning. The previous Israeli government is seen by many people as a kinder, gentler and more reasonable government than the one in place right now. | However, while it is true that the current government is more frightening than anything we have seen the Zionists produce until now, we would do well to look at the policies enacted by that previous government so that we refrain from the mistake of seeing any Zionist government as reasonable or favo…

_____ (2023-01-16). Students Protest Fossil Fuel Involvement In Campus Career Center. popularresistance.org Washington – UW students are protesting on campus to demand that the UW Career and Internship Center amend their employer user policy to prohibit companies in the Fossil Fuel industry from recruiting on campus or using the center’s services in any capacity to engage with students. The requested change would deny members of the Fossil Fuel industry a space to recruit students through university networking platforms and career fair events, and also leverage the UW’s agenda-setting power by encouraging similar institutions to follow suit. | After several meetings and an attempt to work with the executive director of…

_____ (2023-01-16). The FBI’s Crusade Against MLK Was Darker Than You Think. popularresistance.org “You are done. There is only one way out for you. You better take it before your filthy, abnormal fraudulent self is bared to the nation.” That’s the shocking ending to the infamous letter Civil Rights hero Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. received in 1964 essentially urging him to commit suicide. The letter and accompanying package containing blackmail were sent by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, as King quickly caught on. While the full, unredacted letter was finally published by the New York Times in 2014, the audio recordings of an extensive FBI wiretapping operation targeting King have been sealed until 2027…

_____ (2023-01-16). The Forgotten Socialist History Of Martin Luther King Jr. popularresistance.org In 1952 a 23-year-old Martin Luther King Jr. wrote a love letter to Coretta Scott. Along with coos of affection and apologies for his hasty handwriting, he described his feelings not just toward his future wife, but also toward America’s economic system. “I am much more socialistic in my economic theory than capitalistic,” he admitted to his then-girlfriend, concluding that “capitalism has outlived its usefulness.” | King composed these words as a grad student on the tail end of his first year at the Boston University School of Theology. And far from representing just the utopianism of youth, the views expressed…

_____ (2023-01-16). Chilean Congress Approves Bill To Launch New Constituent Process. popularresistance.org The Chilean Chamber of Deputies, on Wednesday, January 11, with 109 votes in favor, 37 against and two abstentions, approved a bill that launches a new constituent process to replace the country’s dictatorship-era constitution. | The bill had already been approved in the Senate. On January 3, the upper house of Congress had passed it with 42 votes in favor, seven against and one abstention. Now, it must be promulgated by President Gabriel Boric in order to take effect. After it is published in the Official Gazette, the process to draft a new constitution, one of the fundamental demands of the October 2019 social…

_____ (2023-01-16). March Delegation to Venezuela: Ten Years Commemorating Chávez’s Legacy. popularresistance.org The Alliance for Global Justice is organizing a new delegation to Venezuela for March 2023. | This is a unique opportunity to get to know Venezuela’s reality first-hand and witness the heroic achievements of the Venezuelan people, who have been able to resist the US and European aggressions and blockade. | You will get the chance to participate in the commemoration activities organized by Chavistas for the 10th anniversary of the departure of Comandante Chávez. Among our activities, we will visit the communities of Ciudad Caribia, Petare, and El Hatillo and meet with the community councils, street leaders, CLAP,…

_____ (2023-01-16). Biden Administration Moves To Deepen Military Ties With Israel. popularresistance.org Two years ago, the outgoing U.S. administration of Donald Trump did some bureaucratic realigning of what countries fall under which military command groups. Israel, which had been part of the EUCOM (European Command) group was transferred to CENTCOM (Central Command), which encompasses the Middle East and some of South Asia. | It was the sort of boring detail that doesn’t generate headlines, and many who do hear about it yawn and move on quickly. But when it was announced on January 15, 2021, it was celebrated by pro-Israel groups in the United States and by Israeli officials.

_____ (2023-01-16). New Zealand’s New Sectoral Bargaining Law Holds Lessons For US. popularresistance.org In one of the more important advances in collective bargaining around the world, New Zealand recently passed an innovative sectoral bargaining policy, called Fair Pay Agreements. Labor supporters in Britain and Australia want to replicate elements of the policy in their countries, while for American audiences the most important lesson may be how New Zealand’s experiences highlight that sectoral bargaining — in conjunction with worksite bargaining — is necessary to improve working conditions in today’s economy and thus should be part of policy efforts to strengthen unions. | Sectoral bargaining, someti…

_____ (2023-01-16). House Republican Rules Package Designed To Enable Skewed Priorities. popularresistance.org The House Republican majority recently adopted a rules package to guide that chamber’s legislative action that would put up steep barriers to investments in critical national needs while paving the way for ever more tax cuts, inevitably tilted toward the wealthy and profitable corporations. That isn’t an agenda that will expand opportunity or support broadly shared economic growth. | Proponents describe the rules as “restoring fiscal sanity,” but they just reflect an ideology that ignores reams of evidence showing that the tax cuts of recent decades haven’t meaningfully boosted economic growth. The large tax cuts…

Anand Naidoo (2023-01-16). The Heat: China-Africa Ties. america.cgtn.com Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang wraps his first overseas tour as China looks to build stronger ties with Africa. The new Chinese foreign minister visited five African countries: Ethiopia, Gabon, Angola, Benin and Egypt. On his eight-day trip, Qin Gang met with several presidents and …

____ (2023-01-16). Xi’an launches customized trains for workers during Spring Festival travel rush. ecns.cn A customized high-speed train carrying workers from all parts of China was launched on Saturday in Xi’an, Shaanxi Province.

____ (2023-01-16). High-speed rail surge showcases nation’s abilities. ecns.cn In the decade since it opened, the world’s longest high-speed railway line, running 2,298 kilometers, has recorded 1.69 billion passenger trips, according to China State Railway Group, the national railway operator.

____ (2023-01-16). Chongqing residents enjoy hot soup in snow. ecns.cn People in southwest China’s Chongqing sat around a bonfire to enjoy a pot of chicken soup Sunday, drawing the attention of many customers.

____ (2023-01-16). Fingertip pulse oximeters cover 600,000 village clinics in China: authorities. ecns.cn Fingertip pulse oximeters have covered over600,000 village clinics in China, said Chinese health authorities for COVID-19 prevention and control in rural areas on Sunday.

____ (2023-01-16). Asia-Pacific countries eager to welcome back Chinese tourists. ecns.cn China’s recent optimization of its COVID-19 response and the gradual return of Chinese citizens’ overseas travel have encouraged those working in the tourism sectors of Asia-Pacific countries.

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-16). China Holds Live-Fire Drills in South China Sea After US Warships Enter Region. news.antiwar.com China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) held live-fire naval exercises in the South China Sea a day after the US Navy announced a US aircraft carrier strike group was operating in the disputed waters. The PLA said the “live-fire confrontation drill” was carried out on January 14 by the Shandong, China’s first domestically built aircraft carrier. …

____ (2023-01-16). Chinese embassies require travelers from Japan and SK entering China to take 48-hour nucleic acid tests. ecns.cn Chinese embassies in Japan and South Korea said in statements on Sunday that travelers to China must take nucleic acid tests within 48 hours before their departure, and those who show negative results will be allowed to come to China.

____ (2023-01-16). Biden Tramples on Japan’s Post-WWII Pacifist Constitution by Pushing Country’s Rearmament. transcend.org 9 Jan 2023 – Main target is China in dangerously provocative policy that faces no visible domestic opposition in the U.S.

____ (2023-01-16). China successfully tests ultra-high-speed maglev trains that ‘fly on the ground’. ecns.cn China has successfully carried out a systematic test on a cutting-edge transportation system involving an ultra-high-speed maglev train running in a low vacuum pipeline, according to media reports on Sunday.

americanthinker (2023-01-16). Biden climate czar John Kerry gives the Third World his 'to do list. americanthinker.com A greenie carbon credit scheme to set a few capitals on fire and go head to head with China’s Belt and Road Initiative handouts.

Kim Petersen (2023-01-16). The History of Japan and China. Unspeakable Atrocities against the Chinese People. Kishida’s “shameful subservience to the US” globalresearch.ca

____ (2023-01-16). Seminar of ASEAN-China Cooperation on Agriculture held in Beijing. ecns.cn The Seminar of ASEAN-China Cooperation on Agriculture was held last Friday in Beijing as part of the ACC Roundtable Series to mark the Year of Agricultural Development and Food Security Cooperation.

____ (2023-01-16). Economists predict China to see certain economic rebound in 2023. ecns.cn As of Sunday, 28 provinces, autonomous regions, and municipalities across China have held the “Two sessions”, with the average 2023 GDP growth target in the 28 provinces in 2023 forecast at 6 percent.

Kim Petersen (2023-01-16). The History between Japan and China. dissidentvoice.org Japan’s actions in a certain period of the past not only claimed numerous victims here in Japan but also left the peoples of neighboring Asia and elsewhere with scars that are painful even today. I am thus taking this opportunity to state my belief, based on my profound remorse for these acts of aggression, colonial …

WSWS (2023-01-16). Australian PM visits Papua New Guinea to deepen anti-China campaign. wsws.org The Labor government is trying to bully PNG into accepting a security agreement that would place the impoverished Pacific nation on the frontline of military operations directed against China.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-16). The Chinese View of the World: Is a Non-Zero-Sum Game Possible? libya360.wordpress.com Ivan Timofeev The People’s Republic of China has appointed a new foreign minister. Qin Gang, a career diplomat who went through all the key stages of the PRC’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has become the head of the Foreign Ministry. His predecessor Wang Yi was appointed head of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission…

C.J. Polychroniou (2023-01-16). China Miéville: Marx’s Communist Manifesto Has Much to Teach Us in 2023. truthout.org “The Communist Manifesto” is one of the most widely read political documents in the history of the world. It influenced millions of people against capitalist oppression and toward a more just and humane social order. It is also a brilliant display of literary and poetic expression by its author, the German revolutionary philosopher Karl Marx, which few, if any, political commentators since have… |

____ (2023-01-16). Chemical plant explosion leaves 2 dead, 12 missing in NE China. ecns.cn An explosion at a chemical plant in Panshan County, northeast China’s Liaoning Province, Sunday afternoon left two people dead, 12 missing and 34 injured, according to the county publicity department Monday.

____ (2023-01-16). South China city sees first 2023 China-Europe freight-train trip to Moscow. ecns.cn A freight train carrying China-made construction machinery left the city of Liuzhou in south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on Sunday heading for Moscow, marking the first 2023 trip of the Liuzhou-Moscow freight train service.

____ (2023-01-16). China’s C919 continues verification flight to Qingdao. ecns.cn Flight MU7811 departed from Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport on Sunday as a part of the 100-hour aircraft validation flight process.

____ (2023-01-16). Tourists eager to spread their wings again. ecns.cn China’s outbound tourism sector is expected to bounce back as a result of the newly adjusted COVID-19 response that lifts restrictions on Chinese citizens’ traveling overseas and also promotes cross-border personnel exchanges.

____ (2023-01-16). Giant panda enjoys snow on the treetop in NW China. ecns.cn A giant panda was spotted climbing up a tree, sitting on the treetop and enjoying the snow at Xi’an Qinling Wildlife Zoo, located in northwest China’s Shaanxi Province.

____ (2023-01-16). China’s C919 jetliner lands in Qingdao as part of verification flight process. ecns.cn A C919 large passenger aircraft, China’s first homegrown large jetliner, landed at Qingdao Jiaodong International Airport in east China’s Shandong Province on Sunday.

____ (2023-01-16). Didi resumes new user registration. ecns.cn Didi Chuxing, China’s most widely used ride-hailing app, announced Monday on its official Weibo account that the new user ban was lifted.

____ (2023-01-16). Snowfall adds color to Danxia landform in Henan. ecns.cn Heavy snowfall hits Hongshigu scenic area in Miaogou Village of Lushi County, central China’s Henan Province, Jan. 15, 2023, adding color to its Danxia landform, characterized by reddish sandstone features.

____ (2023-01-16). Highway runs across blue water in Tibet. ecns.cn Aerial view shows Lhasa-Nyingchi High Grade Highway in Nyingchi city, Southwest China’s Tibet autonomous region, running across the crystal blue water of Duobu Lake, marking it the “most beautiful water highway” in Tibet.

____ (2023-01-16). Chinese FM’s ‘tour to Africa first’ shows long-lasting close friendship. ecns.cn Less than two weeks after his appointment, China’s new Foreign Minister Qin Gang visited Africa on his first official overseas trip with five countries and two regional organizations on his busy eight-day schedule.

americanthinker (2023-01-16). China expresses its admiration for WEF and 'the Davos spirit'. americanthinker.com and the sentiment is mutual.

____ (2023-01-16). New evidence of prehistoric human activity found in southwest China. ecns.cn Archaeologists have discovered traces of human activity dating back over 40,000 years in Ziyang City, southwest China’s Sichuan Province, local authorities said Saturday.

Editor (2023-01-16). 21 years later, Guantánamo is still open — and we are still protesting to shut it down. scheerpost.com Witness Against Torture continues to serve as a visible reminder to a forgetful U.S. public that Guantánamo is still a crime and an affront to humanity.

Al Mayadeen (2023-01-16). US, Cuba to Restart Talks on Law Enforcement: State Department. globalresearch.ca

americanthinker (2023-01-16). What Wokists Can Learn from Martin Luther King Jr. americanthinker.com There is much to learn from and reflect upon in the life of Martin Luther King Jr.

Armed Forces Press (2023-01-16). The US Department of Defense Controlled COVID ‘Vaccines’ from the Start Under A National Security Program. Lied the Entire Time — Were Never ‘Safe and Effective’. globalresearch.ca

oliviaalperstein (2023-01-16). Dynasty-Building Trusts: How the Getty and Walton Families Use Trusts To Dodge Taxes. ips-dc.org The more we learn from courageous whistleblowers like Marlena Sonn, the more outrage and pressure will build to reform trust law and eliminate the games that the Waltons and the Gettys are playing.

NewsOne Staff (2023-01-16). Martin Luther King’s Most Iconic Speeches Of All Time. newsone.com Source: Joseph Klipple / Getty | UPDATED: 11: 00 a.m. ET, Jan. 16, 2023: | His speeches were filled with imagery and metaphor, which helped to paint a vivid picture in the minds of his listeners. He wa…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-16). All Quiet (Panic) on the Western Front. libya360.wordpress.com Pepe Escobar Shadows are falling / And I’ve been here all day / It’s too hot to sleep / And time is running away / Feel like my soul / has turned into steel /I’ve still got the scars / That the sun didn’t heal / There’s not even room enough / To be anywhere…

_____ (2023-01-16). The Republic of Korea is taking over the world using the Covid-19 pandemic. journal-neo.org South Korea found the answer to conquering the world years ago. Taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Republic of Korea (ROK) has gone on the offensive on new fronts. While others shake their fists and brandish their missiles, the South Koreans rely on soft power — they have been promoting their culture in other …

Dean Baker (2023-01-16). Why Debate Markets vs. Government When We Let the Right Rig the Market? cepr.net I was happy to see this segment of Ezra Klein’s show (hosted by Rogé Karma) which featured an interview with Columbia University Law Professor Katharina Pistor. Pistor is the author of The Code of Capital: How the Law Creates Wealth and Inequality. I’ve not yet read the book, but got the gist from the interview. …

_____ (2023-01-16). Unrelenting Turkish-Greek tensions. journal-neo.org Centuries change, epochs succeed one another … It seemed that antagonistic contradictions between peoples and states should be a thing of the past, that a historical decision should lead to the formation of civilized relations between former adversaries and enemies. However, not only does time have no power over collective memory, but sometimes we observe …

Isheka N. Harrison (2023-01-16). P&G Acquires Black-Owned Beauty Company Mielle Organics: 5 Things to Know. moguldom.com Last week Mielle Organics became the latest beloved Black-owned beauty brand to be acquired by beauty conglomerate Procter and Gamble. News of the sale caused a stir among Black consumers on social media. Mielle’s founders are wife and husband team Monique and Melvin Rodriguez. The deal with P&G was announced on Wednesday, Jan. 11, two …

Jessica Corbett (2023-01-16). Labor, rights groups praise Biden policy boosting migrant worker protections. nationofchange.org “This is a huge victory for undocumented workers and the labor movement,” said one organizer.

____ (2023-01-16). Seeing Is Believing: What the Data Reveal about Deaths Following COVID Vaccine Rollouts around the World. transcend.org 9 Jan 2023 – Why would so many countries big and small, rich and poor, in different parts of the world, some with congested cities, some sparsely populated, cold weather or hot weather, tropical or desert, high altitude or low altitude, small islands or landlocked — why would they all see increases in COVID-19 deaths after mass vaccination?>

rebekah (2023-01-16). How the Getty and Walton Families Use Trusts To Dodge Taxes. inequality.org

repost (2023-01-16). Democrat Barbara Lee Wants Millions of Gov Funds For Billionaire Fisher's A's Stadium. indybay.org Democratic Party politician Congresswomen Barbara Lee is supporting spending $182 million of US DOT funds for GAP A’s billionaire owner John Fisher’s stadium project. While thousands are homeless in Oakland, she wants to spend millions on Fisher’s privately owned stadium project.

____ (2023-01-16). How the Workers’ Parliaments Saved the Cuban Revolution. transcend.org 13 Jan 2023 – A Rare Look from Inside Cuba: In highlighting the little-known role of the Cuban working class during the Special Period, the author has produced a book essential to understanding the survival of revolutionary Cuba.

Igor Chudov (2023-01-16). FDA Advisers Are Angry at Moderna for Hiding Data. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2023-01-16). Opening statements, first witness in Proud Boys seditious conspiracy trial. wsws.org Prosecutors blamed the Proud Boys for delaying certification of the presidential election on January 6, 2021, while lawyers for the accused blamed then-President Donald Trump and the intelligence agencies.

NewsOne Staff (2023-01-16). Iconic Photos Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Civil Rights Legacy. newsone.com Iconic pictures that underscore Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s brave determination to pave the way for each of us to enjoy a freer existence than he did.

____ (2023-01-16). Quest for Intelligent Life on Earth — from a Future Perspective. transcend.org Self-reflexive redirection of the SETI initiative from its extraterrestrial focus?>

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-16). Omali Yeshitela: “The FBI Wants to Put Me on Trial for Fighting for Black Freedom” libya360.wordpress.com Omali Yeshitela Chairman of the African People’s Socialist Party There are strong indications that in early 2023, I, Omali Yeshitela, Chairman of the African People’s Socialist Party (APSP), founder of the Uhuru (“Freedom”) Movement, will be indicted, along with other Uhuru leaders and members, by the federal government of the United States. Using the bogus and…

WSWS (2023-01-16). Locked out WestRock paper mill workers in Alabama reject company’s offer for third time. wsws.org Workers at the WestRock Mahrt Mill in Cottonton, Alabama, have again defied the attempt by management and the USW to impose a concessions agreement.

imperial.ac.uk (2023-01-16). Forest carbon credits: report shows new ways to manage risks and returns. imperial.ac.uk Investors wanting to finance forest carbon credit projects should look to diversified investment portfolios in the tropics, says a new report.

Staff (2023-01-16). MLK Day Special: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in His Own Words. democracynow.org Today is the federal holiday that honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He was born January 15, 1929. He was assassinated April 4, 1968, at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. He was just 39 years old. While Dr. King is primarily remembered as a civil rights leader, he also championed the cause of the poor and organized the Poor People’s Campaign to address issues of economic justice. Dr. King was also a fierce critic of U.S. foreign policy and the Vietnam War. We play his “Beyond Vietnam” speech, which he delivered at New York City’s Riverside Church on April 4, 1967, as well as his las…

rqorinoco (2023-01-16). Washington Orchestrating Coups in Latin America: Evo Morales. orinocotribune.com Bolivia’s leftist former President Evo Morales says the US had begun to lose its hegemony in the region. | The former president of Bolivia, In an interview with RIA Novosti, Morales considered that Washington had begun to lose its hegemony in the region, pointing out that American policies are failing and that when an empire deteriorates, it resorts to violen…

Ann Brown (2023-01-16). The Homestead Act: When America Granted 246 Million Acres Of Land To White Families Only. moguldom.com The Homestead Act was passed on May 20, 1862. The act granted adult heads of families 160 acres of public landvirtually for free. But it was whites who were the main beneficiaries. In all, the government gave 246 million acres of land to mainly white families. This is a significant reason why Black landowners still …

____ (2023-01-16). Director of central gov’t liaison office in HKSAR stresses unleashing driving force of prosperity in Hong Kong. ecns.cn Zheng Yanxiong, director of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), on Sunday underlined efforts to further unleash the driving force of prosperity in Hong Kong.

WSWS (2023-01-16). US treasury secretary issues warning on debt ceiling. wsws.org In a letter to Congress Janet Yellen said Treasury would have to undertake “extraordinary measures” to prevent the US defaulting on its debt obligations.

Edward Curtin (2023-01-16). Lucid Summations When Tomorrow Is Today and Martin Luther King Day. globalresearch.ca

Anoa Changa (2023-01-16). Commentary: Honoring MLK’s Vision Of The Beloved Community Demands A Transformative Mindset. newsone.com Source: Paras Griffin / Getty | Each year social media is flooded with homages to the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Many organizations use the holiday weekend celebrating his birthday as an opportunity to push for better outcomes. | Ahead of the annual holiday celebrating the late civil rights leader, the

Dan Beeton (2023-01-16). On MLK Day, Let’s Remember that Martin Luther King’s Dream Included Full Employment for All. cepr.net MarketWatch See article on original site Two years after Martin Luther King Jr. described his famous dream at the 1963 March on Washington, he confessed to his congregation at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta that the “dream has often turned into a nightmare.” His dream was “shattered” by continued violence against civil-rights activists in the …

____ (2023-01-16). The Psychology of Veridos‚Ñ¢ (Seekers of Truth and Justice). transcend.org 9 Jan 2023 – A Study of Moral Heroism of the 5% or less – A courageous vocal minority has arisen in the face of relentless opposition, demonization, censorship and punishment to challenge the official Covid narrative, to speak out and work for truth, justice, health and freedom.

Global Research News (2023-01-16). Selected Articles: FDA Advisers Are Angry at Moderna for Hiding Data. globalresearch.ca By It turns out that the FDA advisers approved Moderna booster shots based on “antibody counting,” a quack medicine approach called immunobridging. The reason immunobridging …

Keenan “HIGz” Higgins (2023-01-16). Great R&B Artists From The Early 2000s Who Deserve Their Flowers. newsone.com They came, they sang and then, well, dipped — we still miss them! See if you agree with these throwback voices we’d like to hear again.

____ (2023-01-16). The Reusable Shipping Bags That Could Solve Online Shopping’s Plastic Problem. transcend.org 1 Dec 2022 – Companies like RePack are beginning to offer an innovative new business model, leasing reusable bags to retailers that sell goods online. Using a service like RePack can save up to 80% of CO2 emissions from shipping and reduce packaging waste by 99%.

Editor (2023-01-16). The 11 Most Anti-Capitalist Quotes from Martin Luther King Jr. scheerpost.com

Paige Bennett (2023-01-16). Proposed PFAS ‘forever chemicals’ regulations fail in U.S. Congress. nationofchange.org Although progress on limiting has stalled in the U.S. Congress, states are introducing and passing their own regulations and bans on forever chemicals.

Middle East Eye (2023-01-16). Israel: Tens of Thousands Protest Government in Tel Aviv. globalresearch.ca

Michael Payne (2023-01-16). America has arrived at a crossroads of history; will it take the RIGHT road? nationofchange.org The judges of human history are waiting at the crossroads, waiting for the USA to choose the direction it will take.

Prabhat Patnaik (2023-01-16). The impending world recession. mronline.org The IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva has now openly admitted that the year 2023 will witness the slowing down of the world economy to a point where as much as one-third of it will see an actual contraction in gross domestic product.

____ (2023-01-16). Immanuel Wallerstein on the Global Left and Right. transcend.org Crisis, indeed. The way out is a new discourse, less material, more spiritual; something to live for, not only from. Right now Wallerstein sees capitalism in crisis with no remedy–of which I am not so sure–and the US hegemony also in a crisis with no remedy–a view I share–, as the fall of an empire for which local elites used to kill and rule; now having to do most killings itself.

americanthinker (2023-01-16). What Is Capitalism? Even Conservatives Can’t Explain It. americanthinker.com Capitalism is not simply free markets. It is a designed, self-accelerating economic system that reduces prices and poverty.

Editor at NewsOne (2023-01-16). Talking Martin Luther King Jr. Bobblehead Delivers Iconic ‘I Have a Dream’ Speech. newsone.com

americanthinker (2023-01-16). Biden used MLK's old pulpit to lie and even sleaze up to a little girl. americanthinker.com Ostensibly in the church to honor the Civil Rights icon, Biden managed to demean the event.

____ (2023-01-16). Genetic Engineering Gives Scientists ‘God-like Power’but Is It Ethical? transcend.org 10 Jan 2023 – In his new book, “As Gods: A Moral History of the Genetic Age,” Matthew Cobb, a biologist and historian at the University of Manchester, takes an in-depth look at the turbulent history of genetic engineering.

americanthinker (2023-01-16). New poll reveals rising antisemitism in the Democrat party. americanthinker.com Moreover, the most stalwart Democrats—young people and Blacks—are also the most committed to that ugly ideology.

americanthinker (2023-01-16). Just What Kind Of A Republican Is Mitch McConnell? americanthinker.com Given his conduct over the last three years, it turns out that the Republican establishment’s ideas are very different from those of their conservative base.

WSWS (2023-01-16). Faculty at University of Illinois at Chicago to strike over pay and support for student mental health. wsws.org After years of nearly flat wage increases and erosion of their earnings by inflation, the faculty is determined to fight for higher pay and for mental health supports for students who have suffered greatly due to the pandemic.

Editor (2023-01-16). Listen to Barack Obama’s chilling description of U.S. involvement in the gigantic 1965 Indonesia massacre. mronline.org This week, Indonesian President Joko Widodo acknowledged the “staggering mass slaughter” that took place 57 years ago.

Dr. Naomi Wolf (2023-01-16). Pixels, Bots and Human Cruelty. Dr. Naomi Wolf. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2023-01-16). Chinese National Health Commission discloses 60,000 deaths since abandoning Zero COVID. wsws.org As late as January 12, health authorities had confirmed that a mere 37 people had died from the virus, a figure known to be completely erroneous.

Local volunteers (2023-01-16). Sunday 1/22: San Jose: Women's March for Roe's 50th Anniversary. indybay.org San Jose City Hall | 200 East Santa Clara Street | San Jose, CA, 95113…

WSWS (2023-01-16). The war frenzy of Germany’s Greens. wsws.org To counteract the growing opposition to war and militarism, the German government is resting on the war hysteria of representatives of well-off middle-class layers.

JANET (2023-01-16). UNAC Speaks at anti-war rally Jan 14, Times Square: Video. iacenter.org

Keenan “HIGz” Higgins (2023-01-16). Aaliyah Songs That Could Still Be Hits If Released Today. newsone.com Source: Anacleto Rapping / Getty | Music debates happen on a daily basis, whether at the barbershop sounding off on the best emcees of all time, going to bat on social media over why

americanthinker (2023-01-16). Chicago mayor Lightfoot's campaign under fire for emails to teachers seeking student volunteers. americanthinker.com Dragooning students into her political campaigns for political gain?>

Dr. Peter McCullough (2023-01-16). Massive Clot Burden Days after Taking Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2023-01-16). Conflicts: Ireland Provides Blueprint for The Unlikeliest of Things! journal-neo.org For the past two years, the Republic of Ireland has been a member of the UN Security Council. That’s right, Ireland — when millions of people still expect the word “Irish” to be followed by “terrorist” or “freedom fighter,” depending on their point of view, or someone else’s perception of their way of seeing things. …

Uriel Araujo (2023-01-16). Algeria Aspires to Becoming Key Energy Provider to Europe, But Conflict with Morocco Is a Problem. globalresearch.ca

americanthinker (2023-01-16). More proof that ‘gender affirming’ means ‘mutilating’. americanthinker.com Stomach-churning data emerges about what happens to men who have their genitals mutilated in the name of “transgenderism.”

The Conversation (2023-01-16). How the Right-Wing Distortion of Martin Luther King Jr.’s words enables more, not less, racial Division within American society. juancole.com Hajar Yazdiha, USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences | U.S. Rep. Chip Roy of Texas is just the latest conservative lawmaker to misuse the words of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to judge a person on character and not race. In the protracted battle to elect Rep. Kevin McCarthy as speaker …

____ (2023-01-16). After Years of Failed Environmental Diplomacy, We Need to Ask the Obvious Question: “Who Owns the World?” transcend.org 31 Dec 2022 – Half a century ago, 122 countries met in Stockholm for the first UN Conference on the Environment. Last June, the Swedish government hosted an anniversary summit with no political clout or ambition. This was emblematic of the failure of years of environmental diplomacy due to the fact that our leaders have consistently avoided the central question — that of justice.

WSWS (2023-01-16). New York nurses oppose sellout deal after union shuts down strike against dangerous understaffing. wsws.org Nurses around the city denounced the shutdown of the powerful strike by the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) and the agreement, which does nothing to seriously address understaffing.

WSWS (2023-01-16). Sri Lankan plantation workers support Australian Pampas workers’ fight against wage-cutting agreement. wsws.org Sri Lankan plantation workers urge Pampas workers to take matters into their own hands and form their own rank-and-file committee, independent of the trade union apparatus.

americanthinker (2023-01-16). Chicago Mayor Lightfoot’s campaign under fire for emails to teachers seeking student volunteers. americanthinker.com Dragooning students into her political campaigns for political gain?>

____ (2023-01-16). Japanese public opposes plan to dump radioactive water into sea. ecns.cn The Japanese government’s latest radioactive wastewater discharge plan scheduled for this spring or summer is facing an angry backlash among the public, especially those in the fishing industry, who felt uneasy about the decision.

____ (2023-01-16). All 72 dead in plane crash in Nepal. ecns.cn A Yeti Airlines ATR 72 crashed on the bank of the Seti River while landing at Pokhara International Airport in Nepal. A total of 68 passengers and four crew members were on board the crashed aircraft.

WSWS (2023-01-16). Australia: Vote “no” to union-enforced real wage cuts at Pampas! Form a rank-and-file committee to fight for jobs and pay! wsws.org A “no” vote is a critical first step, but to take their struggle forward, Pampas workers will need to take up a fight against the United Workers’ Union bureaucracy, which is working to impose a sell-out.

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-16). UN Envoy Encouraged by Efforts to End Yemen War. news.antiwar.com The UN’s special envoy for Yemen, Hans Grundberg, said Monday that he was encouraged by a push to end the war as Oman has renewed its efforts to mediate between the warring parties. “We are witnessing a potential step change in the trajectory of this eight-year-conflict,” Grundberg told the UN Security Council. According to The …

____ (2023-01-16). Xinjiang to accelerate development in next 5 years. ecns.cn The Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region plans to achieve rapid economic growth in the next five years, according to the regional government’s work report.

americanthinker (2023-01-16). Remember when MLK spoke about character rather than race? americanthinker.com It’s another MLK Day and another opportunity to remember the man and his legacy.

Brandee Sanders (2023-01-16). East Tennessee State University Digitizes Archive That Celebrates Black History In Appalachia. newsone.com A historic archive that provides a lens into Black history and culture in Appalachia has been digitized by East Tennessee State University, the Although the narratives and contributions of African Americans in Appalachia are often obscured and omitted from history books, they are critical parts of the region’s landscape. African Americans accounted for nearly

Anonymous103 (2023-01-16). Mussolini Redux? Could Italy’s New Foreign Policy Trigger A Passage To A Multipolar World Order? southfront.org

Maria J. Stephan (2023-01-16). Martin Luther King’s multiple lanes to multiracial democracy. nationofchange.org King understood that no single approach would be sufficient to combat the interconnected evils of racism, economic exploitation and militarism.

americanthinker (2023-01-16). We're All Chicagoans Now. americanthinker.com Chicago is perhaps the most solidly Democrat city in America. And as goes Chicago, apparently, so goes the nation.

____ (2023-01-16). Why Europe Won’t Decouple from the United States — unless Two Things Happen. transcend.org 6 Jan 2023 – This article was published yesterday, 5 Jan, by the very important Chinese “Global Times” under the headline, ‘Two Reasons That Europe Would Be Forced to Decouple from the US.’

____ (2023-01-16). Beijing citizens suggest transforming nucleic acid testing booths into rest stations for sanitation workers. ecns.cn Citizens in Beijing suggested that idle nucleic acid testing booths be changed into rest stations for sanitation workers.

news.un (2023-01-16). Poorest learners benefit the least from public education: UNICEF. news.un.org Governments are not investing enough in those children who need education the most, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said in a report published on Tuesday, calling for equitable financing to combat “learning poverty”.

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-16). US to Boost Aid to Micronesia in Exchange for More Military Access. news.antiwar.com The US and the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) are nearing a deal that would give more economic aid to the Pacific nation in exchange for more US military access to the islands, FSM President David Panuelo said on Friday. The deal will be an extension of an agreement the US has with several Pacific …

Michael Kane (2023-01-16). NY Healthcare Workers Fired for Declining COVID Shot Win in Court! globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2023-01-16). The Berlin Senate and the German government end compulsory mask wearing on public transport. wsws.org The Senate in Berlin and the federal government have decided to end the compulsory wearing of masks on local and long-distance public transport.

David Moore (2023-01-16). Lockheed-Funded House Appropriations Chair Vows to Protect Defense Spending. truthout.org

Luis Chirino (2023-01-16). U.S. updates new border measures amid increase in migration. america.cgtn.com According to U.S. government data, monthly encounters with migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border remains at near record-high levels not seen in over two decades.

Jim Spellman (2023-01-16). Peace March held in DC to mark MLK Day. america.cgtn.com A day to appreciate the legacy and vision of the pioneering civil rights icon. In Washington, an annual peace walks and parade marks the federal holiday.

Global Voices (2023-01-16). Saudi Arabia: Government Agents infiltrate Wikipedia, sentence Independent Admins to Prison. juancole.com By SMEX | ( Globalvoices.org ) The Saudi Arabian government infiltrated Wikipedia by recruiting the organization’s highest ranked administrators in the country to serve as government agents to control information about the country and prosecuting those who contributed critical information about political detainees, said SMEX and Democracy for the Arab World Now (DAWN) …

WSWS (2023-01-16). This week in history: January 16-22. wsws.org This column profiles important historical events which took place during this week, 25 years ago, years ago, 75 years ago and 100 years ago.

Anonymous Contributor (2023-01-16). Antifascists Push Back Against Proud Boys in Redlands, CA. itsgoingdown.org Report on antifascist community defense of a drag story-time event in so-called Redlands, CA. On Saturday, January 14th, the day of the drag queen story-time event in Riverside, California, antifascists were informed that Proud Boys had dropped banners drops in Riverside and nearby Redlands. The banner drops were accompanied by fascist stickers and posters, mostly…

Dana Sanchez (2023-01-16). Credit Card Interest Rates Are Averaging 19.42%, The Highest On Record: 4 Tips To Lower Your APR. moguldom.com Swiping your credit card is more expensive than ever before and lower-income households have been especially impacted by inflation, using credit for necessities such as groceries, gas, and rent. The Federal Reserve has signaled its commitment to keep raising interest rates in an effort to fight inflation, and average credit card APRs — now at …

WSWS (2023-01-16). California floods cause estimated $31 billion in damage, 19 dead. wsws.org Corporate media tells residents to “learn to live with flooding.”

WSWS (2023-01-16). Local government elections announced in Sri Lanka amid intense political crisis. wsws.org The deeply unpopular Wickremesinghe government is desperately attempting to postpone local government elections scheduled to be held in March.

posted by Norse (2023-01-16). RV Human Rights Activists Challenges Santa Cruz City Police Violations. indybay.org Reggie Meisler, civil liberties defender of unhoused rights, is waiting for an answer to his January 9th letter to Santa Cruz City Manager Matt Huffaker, Mayor Fred Keeley, Police Chief Rudy Escalante, and the S.C. City Council. Meisler calls for Huffaker to direct his SCPD to stop harassing and uprooting those whose vehicles are their shelter by misusing the “abandoned vehicle” tagging law.

Jay Janson (2023-01-16). A Reminder King Called His Government: “The Greatest Purveyor of Violence in the World” dissidentvoice.org What if someone of consequence and world attention, difficult for US monopolized and controlled media to ignore, reminded us that one year before receiving a bullet to his brain, King had made bold print headlines in newspapers worldwide reading, “KING CALLS US “GREATEST PURVEYOR OF VIOLENCE IN THE WORLD.1 Would it not weaken US deep …

Editor (2023-01-16). Capitalism’s court jester: Slavoj ≈Ωi≈æek. mronline.org One of the most prominent intellectuals in the contemporary world was named to the list of the “Top 100 Global Thinkers” in Foreign Policy magazine in 2012. He shares this distinction with the likes of Dick Cheney, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Benjamin Netanyahu, and former Mossad director Meir Dagan.

Adriaan Alsema (2023-01-16). Colombia’s FARC dissidents captured 5 soldiers during ceasefire: military. colombiareports.com Colombia’s armed forces have said that five soldiers were “kidnapped” by guerrillas since a bilateral ceasefire took force on January 1. One of the soldiers has been released and four…

americanthinker (2023-01-16). Democrat godfathers (and mothers?). americanthinker.com Big Joe’s scandals promise to become the proverbial millstone around Democrat necks.

Edward Curtin (2023-01-16). Lucid Summations When Tomorrow Is Today and MLK Day. dissidentvoice.org What they [regular people] need, and what they feel they need, is a quality of mind that will help them use information and to develop reason in order to achieve lucid summations of what is going on in the world and what may be happening within themselves… what may be called the sociological imagination. — …

____ (2023-01-16). How Safe Can We Really Be? transcend.org 11 Jan 2023 – What is freedom–the freedom to be armed and able to defend yourself? Does one man’s freedom force the rest of us to watch their country turn into a John Wayne movie?… And the strongman may kill his enemies, but he can’t kill the paradox.

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2023-01-16). “Lay Down Your Arms!” Man Awake! “War is the glorification of violence” globalresearch.ca

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2023-01-16). Did J. Edgar Hoover Order the Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr? globalresearch.ca

____ (2023-01-16). ‘The Government Killed Him’: A Tribute to Activist and Programmer Aaron Swartz 10 Years after His Death. transcend.org 13 Jan 2023 – As a computer programmer, Swartz changed the internet forever and fiercely fought against the privatization of knowledge. The federal government persecuted him for it until his death by suicide in 2013.

WSWS (2023-01-16). Avatar: The Way of Water—James Cameron’s latest effort. wsws.org Cameron has been fortunate to have emerged—and could only have emerged—in a culture that demanded so little: efficiency, productivity, bursts of mechanical spectacle, a minimum level of dramatic believability.

Common Dreams Staff (2023-01-16). Over a Hundred Thousand Israelis March to Protest Netanyahu Government. truthout.org Tens of thousands of Israelis marched in central Tel Aviv and in two other major cities on Saturday night, protesting far rightwing PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to overhaul the legal system and weaken the Supreme Court — undermining democratic rule just weeks after his election. Despite cold, rainy weather, marchers, many covered with umbrellas, held Israeli flags and placards saying “Criminal… |

Daniel Horowitz (2023-01-16). Congress Must Investigate Pfizer’s Other Dangerous Boondoggle: Paxlovid. globalresearch.ca

____ (2023-01-16). French post office issues Chinese New Year stamps. ecns.cn French post office, La Poste, on Saturday issued two stamps to celebrate the upcoming Chinese New Year, the Year of the Rabbit, which starts on Jan. 22.

Elliott Wallace (2023-01-16). Students, educators weigh pros and cons of AI assisted essays. america.cgtn.com If you are in college, you’ve probably already heard of ChatGPT the new artificial intelligence-powered chatbot that is generating university-level papers. Some professors say they can’t tell the difference between their students’ work and the bot’s. It’s raising concerns of cheating and plagiarism …

Unicorn Riot (2023-01-16). Police Evict Environmental Protesters From Làºtzerath, Germany. unicornriot.ninja

Ediz Tiyansan (2023-01-16). Officials in Southern California consider seceding from rest of state. america.cgtn.com Officials in a Southern California county have started looking into the prospects of breaking free from the nation’s most populous and richest state to form a new one. This follows an advisory ballot proposal that was narrowly approved back in November. County officials cite “inadequate …

____ (2023-01-16). Chinese vaccines have been proven to be safe and effective: FM. ecns.cn

____ (2023-01-16). 6.2-magnitude quake jolts western Indonesia, no potential for tsunami. ecns.cn An earthquake measuring 6.2-magnitude hit Indonesia’s western province of Aceh on Monday morning, but did not trigger a tsunami, the country’s meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency said.

Adriaan Alsema (2023-01-16). Colombia’s government and ELN rebels push ceasefire talks forward. colombiareports.com Colombia’s government and the ELN agreed to an “extraordinary meeting” after the guerrilla group rejected a ceasefire that was announced by President Gustavo Petro. Government negotiator Otty Patiño said on…

____ (2023-01-16). Chinese FM says Palestinian issue should be prioritized on global agenda. ecns.cn Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang said here Sunday that the Palestinian issue should be taken as a priority on the global agenda.

Norman Solomon, Jeff Cohen (2023-01-16). The Myth of the “Moderate Republican” — and Why It’s So Dangerous. indybay.org Moving the right-goal posts…

____ (2023-01-16). Venezuela: Guaidó Is Gone, but Media Dishonesty Is Here to Stay. transcend.org 11 Jan 2023 – The latest iteration of Washington’s regime-change efforts against the democratically elected Venezuelan government came to an end. On 30 Dec an opposition-controlled parliament voted to end the US-backed “interim government” headed by Juan Guaidó.

____ (2023-01-16). Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link resumes operations. ecns.cn After nearly three years of service suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hong Kong section of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link resumed operation Sunday.

Editor (2023-01-16). The Supreme Court Is About to Eviscerate the Right to Strike. scheerpost.com

americanthinker (2023-01-16). Biden used MLK’s old pulpit to lie and even sleaze up to a little girl. americanthinker.com Ostensibly in the church to honor the Civil Rights icon, Biden managed to demean the event.

____ (2023-01-16). Hypocritical or Psychopathic? transcend.org

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2023-01-16). Are Athletes Dropping Dead from the COVID Jab? globalresearch.ca

americanthinker (2023-01-16). It's Wish-Cycling, Not Recycling. americanthinker.com The “zero waste” approach leftist local governments have adopted is a fallacy.

Editor (2023-01-16). How the Supreme Court could severely limit workers’ right to strike. mronline.org A case the Supreme Court heard on Tuesday could make unions and workers liable for any damages their company incurred during a strike, dealing a blow to organized labor.

____ (2023-01-16). Beijing sets 2023 GDP growth at over 4.5%: official. ecns.cn Beijing will set its GDP growth target at over 4.5 percent for 2023, said the city’s acting mayor Yin Yong as he delivered a government report at the annual session of the Beijing Municipal People’s Congress on Sunday.

WSWS (2023-01-16). Maryland state government gives wrist-slap fine to CSX railroad for massive Baltimore coal explosion. wsws.org The Curtis Bay neighborhood has an ongoing lawsuit against CSX after a coal pit explosion in December 2021 shattered glass and nearly destroyed homes.

____ (2023-01-16). 6.3-magnitude quake hits Izu Islands, Japan region: USGS. ecns.cn An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 jolted Izu Islands, Japan, at 04: 49: 52 GMT on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

WSWS (2023-01-16). UK recorded ,000 more excess deaths in 2022 than in 2019. wsws.org There were more excess deaths in Britain in 2022 than almost all of the past 70 years other than at the height of the pandemic.

____ (2023-01-16). Mr. Smith Tells The Truth. smoothiex12.blogspot.com

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-16). The Psychology of Veridos: A Study of Moral Heroism of the 5% or Less. libya360.wordpress.com Editorial Comment: While the author’s focus is primarily on the response and resistance to the mainstream and government covid narrative and agenda, the broader application of her findings are most fascinating. There have been extensive studies of pathological human behaviour, political ponerology, herd mentality, hive mind, mass formation and mass psychosis, but few have examinied…

americanthinker (2023-01-16). Vermont doesn't know what a woman is. americanthinker.com Vermont is abolishing basic civil rights.

news.un (2023-01-16). Yemen: Lull in major fighting provides space for dialogue. news.un.org Warring parties in Yemen should take advantage of the current absence of major fighting and use it to advance their talks towards peace, the top UN official in the country said on Monday in his latest briefing to the Security Council.

WSWS (2023-01-16). Video: SGP chairman pays tribute to Karl Liebknecht and Rosa Luxemburg. wsws.org Against the pro-war SPD, Liebknecht declared that, “The main enemy of the German people is in Germany: German imperialism, the German parties of war and German secret diplomacy.”

Julia Rock (2023-01-16). Corporations Are Pushing The Supreme Court To Crush Unions. levernews.com

news.un (2023-01-16). Pakistan: rights experts urge action on coerced religious conversions, child marriage. news.un.org Top independent human rights experts expressed alarm on Monday at a rise in abductions of girls as young as 13 in Pakistan, who are forced to marry and convert to Islam.

Tina Vásquez (2023-01-16). The South Has a New Union — and Workers Have Black Women to Thank. truthout.org This story was originally published at Prism. Cummie Davis, a certified nursing assistant in North Carolina, still speaks wistfully of the one union job she’s had in her life. It was at a telecommunications company, and she was forced to leave the position in 1993 when she couldn’t find day care options for her son, who was born with hydrocephalus, a condition that causes fluid buildup in the… |

____ (2023-01-16). The Forgotten Journalists (Part 2): The Quartering of Jamal Khashoggi. transcend.org The Silence of the Nations: The Quartering of Jamal Khashoggi on 2 Oct 2018–May His Soul Rests in Peace – The Middle Eastern Hit Squads are a Commonly Used Mechanism to Terminate Dissidents…

____ (2023-01-16). HK will prosper from national rejuvenation. ecns.cn Newly appointed liaison office head Zheng Yanxiong spelled out in his New Year speech on Sunday a success formula for Hong Kong to achieve greater prosperity.

WSWS (2023-01-16). Biden and the secrets of the national security state. wsws.org The real victims of “national security” secrets are the American people, who are denied knowledge of the crimes committed by the American government.

Anonymous Contributor (2023-01-16). Savannah, GA Residents Rally at Brasfield & Gorrie site to Stop Cop City! itsgoingdown.org Report back on solidarity rally with the movement to Defend the Atlanta Forest in Savannah, Georgia. Following the raids of the Weelaunee Forest and arrest of six forest defenders in mid-December, supporters of the movement to Defend the Atlanta Forest called for a Weekend of Solidarity with the movement from January 13th-16th. In response, we…

Staff (2023-01-16). Week of Action to Free Ahmad Sa’adat launches with global events and actions: Over 210 organizations endorse the campaign. samidoun.net With the support of over 215 organizations from more than 30 countries, the Week of Action to Free Ahmad Sa’adat and All Palestinian Prisoners launched on Saturday, 14 January 2023. Marking the 21st anniversary of the imprisonment of Sa’adat, a prominent Palestinian national leader and the General Secretary of the Popular Front for the Liberation …

americanthinker (2023-01-16). Ever wonder where the 'deep state' came from? americanthinker.com How the Deep State got here and how to get rid of it.

news.un (2023-01-16). Economic slowdown may force workers into ‘lower quality’ jobs. news.un.org Finding a decent and well-paid job is likely to be harder this year, thanks to the continuing global economic downturn, the UN labour agency said on Monday.

HelloBeautiful Staff (2023-01-16). All The King’s Words: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Most Riveting Quotes. newsone.com Back view of American civil rights leader and Baptist minister Martin Luther King, Jr., dressed in black robes and holding out his hands towards the thousands of people who have gathered to hear him speak near the Reflecting Pool in Washington, D.C. during the Prayer Pilgrimage on May 17, 1957. | Source: Hulton Archive / Getty | UPDATED: 9: 30 a.m. ET, Jan. 16, 2023 | Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s quotes are powerful, timeless, and impactful. They are a testament to the wisdom and eloquence of one of the greatest leaders of the Civil Rights Movement. His words continue to inspire and guide people of all ages and ba…

Matthew Johnson (2023-01-16). The Weekly Round-up: Anti-strike laws, war crimes, and gender recognition certificates. ukhumanrightsblog.com In the news Grant Shapps, the Business Secretary, has set out the anti-strike laws that are planned to enforce minimum levels of service during strike action. Under the proposals, some employees would be required to work during a strike and could be fired if they refuse. It would be for the ministers to set the …

Berenice Galli (2023-01-16). Assange: The Decisive Moment. globalresearch.ca

____ (2023-01-16). Mainland, HK resume rapid trains. ecns.cn Thousands of travelers took high-speed trains to travel between the Chinese mainland and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on Sunday, as more modes of transportation were revived for cross-border travel after a three-year hiatus.

Editor (2023-01-16). Veterans Understand Martin Luther King Jr’s Powerful Demand for Peace. scheerpost.com

____ (2023-01-16). Xinjiang’s imports, exports to central Asian countries hit nearly 167 bln. ecns.cn Imports and exports by the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region to Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan surged over 60 percent year-on-year to more than 166.9 billion yuan (about $24.91 bln) in 2022, hitting a new record, official data showed on Saturday.

____ (2023-01-16). African Solutions to African Problems: Let the African Union Resolve the GERD Dispute! transcend.org 9 Jan 2023 – Following the US-Africa Summit last month, the million dollar question is whether Ethiopia and the US have kissed and made up. Is the Biden administration a “friend” of Ethiopia?>

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2023-01-16). ‚ÄûDie Waffen nieder!” Mensch erwache! ‚ÄûKrieg ist die Glorifizierung der Gewalt” globalresearch.ca Alle Artikel von Global Research kà∂nnen in 51 Sprachen gelesen werden, indem Sie die Schaltflà§che Website àºbersetzen unterhalb des Namens des Autors aktivieren. | Um den tà§glichen Newsletter von Global Research (ausgewà§hlte Artikel) zu erhalten, Folgen Sie …

_____ (2023-01-16). Recalling CNN’s Fraudulent ‘Interview’ With a Seven Year-Old Syrian Girl. strategic-culture.org There’s a thread going around on Twitter by Columbia University’s Sophie Fullerton advancing the claim that I have promoted crazy conspiracy theories about child “crisis actors” in Syrian war atrocities. Fullerton has me blocked on Twitter so I can’t respond to her there, but in her thread she brings up one of the most egregious instances I’ve ever seen of US war propaganda in the mass media, so it’s worth taking some time to unpack her claims here as a public service.

WSWS (2023-01-16). Crisis in Britain’s emergency care threatens patient safety and costs lives. wsws.org The deliberate destruction of the National Health Service by the Tory government is leading to needless suffering and death…

Carl Herman (2023-01-16). MLK Day January 16, 2023: Remember MLK: Memphis, Tenn. Court Decision: U.S. “Government Agencies” Found Guilty in Martin Luther King’s Assassination. globalresearch.ca After four weeks of testimony and over 70 witnesses in a civil trial in Memphis, Tennessee, twelve jurors reached a unanimous verdict on December 8, 1999 that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated as a result of a conspiracy.

Revolution Books (2023-01-16). Sunday 1/22: Make 2023,Year of Hope & Possibility-Come Kick it,Share Dinner & Get to Know theRevolution. indybay.org Revolution Books | 2444 Durant Avenue | Berkeley…

Arthur Topham (2023-01-16). Covid-19 Pandemic: Open Letter to Premier David Eby on the Reinstatement of BC’s Laid Off Nurses. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2023-01-16). Under the Iron Heel: The Wobblies and the Capitalist War on Radical Workers. wsws.org The greatest testament to the IWW’s influence was provided by the extraordinary lengths the American ruling class went to destroy it.

Editor (2023-01-16). Chris Hedges: Russell Banks, John Brown and the American Soul. scheerpost.com There are few contemporary novelists who have explored the dark undercurrents of American society with more insight and pathos than Russell Banks, who died earlier this month.

americanthinker (2023-01-16). Ever wonder where the Deep State came from? americanthinker.com How the Deep State got here and how to get rid of it.

SAM (2023-01-16). Oxfam Wants To More than Double the Tax Rate on Our Richest. inequality.org

Editor (2023-01-16). J. Edgar Hoover was the QAnon of his Era, and Martin Luther King Jr. was the Victim of his Dirty Tricks. scheerpost.com By Juan Cole / Informed Comment Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — Ours is an age beset by conspiracy theories, with the fascist QAnon cult at the center of much public lunacy. These completely implausible ideas, apparently taken seriously by millions of people, have been enabled by the internet, by social media, and by the rise …

oliviaalperstein (2023-01-16). MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Authors of Report on “Billionaire Enabler States” Available for Comment on The New Yorker Exposé on Allegations of Getty Family Trusts’ Tax Dodging. ips-dc.org “Nevada has helped make it possible for super-wealthy families like the Gettys to dodge taxes owed to other states like California.”

Elliott Wallace (2023-01-16). President Biden delivers MLK Day sermon as controversy around documents brews. america.cgtn.com In a part-sermon part-political address at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, the President urged the country to be inspired by the minister’s lifetime mission to “redeem the soul of America.”

Nicholas Powers (2023-01-16). Following in MLK’s Footsteps Means Resisting Christian Nationalism. truthout.org Martin Luther King Jr. yanked the burnt Ku Klux Klan Christian cross from his front lawn as his child looked on. It was 1960. Many Black families in Atlanta woke to charred crosses left as a warning to civil rights activists. Sixty-one years later, a Christian nationalist group called Jericho’s Road stoked the January 6 insurrection with prayer vigils and marches. A right-wing mob waving flags… |

americanthinker (2023-01-16). What happens when you write to your elected representatives over the COVID vaccine issue. americanthinker.com They don’t respond very well, suffice to say.

Edward Curtin (2023-01-16). “Orders to Kill” Dr. Martin Luther King: The Government that Honors MLK with a National Holiday Killed Him. globalresearch.ca Few people, in a massive act of self-deception, have chosen to question the official explanation, choosing, rather, to embrace a mythic fabrication intended to sugarcoat the bitter fruit that has resulted from the murder of the one man capable of leading a mass movement for revolutionary change in the US.

____ (2023-01-16). Black box of Nepal’s crashed plane found, search for 4 missing resumes. ecns.cn The black box of a crashed Nepali passenger plane was found on Monday, an official said.

americanthinker (2023-01-16). Climate change talking points. americanthinker.com “Climate chage” is simply left-wing politics under another name.

americanthinker (2023-01-16). VIDEOS: Americans step up because the police aren’t there. americanthinker.com When the police no longer do their jobs, citizens will fill the void, with poor outcomes for the criminals and, eventually, for the country.

Barbara Nimri Aziz (2023-01-16). Treachery to Some, Opportunism to Others—Horse-trading in the U.S. Congress. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Naomi Wolf (2023-01-16). Pixels, Bots and Human Cruelty. Dr. Naomi Klein. globalresearch.ca

____ (2023-01-16). Guideline urges ample supply of medicine in rural areas. ecns.cn Local governments must make sure medications and antigen test kits are readily available in rural areas, according to a guideline released on Wednesday.

Julia Conley (2023-01-16). Police Evict Protesters from German Village to Clear Way for Coal Mine Expansion. truthout.org The way was cleared for the complete demolition of the German village of Lützerath and the expansion of a coal mine on Monday after the last two anti-coal campaigners taking part in a dayslong standoff with authorities left the protest site. The two activists—identified in media reports by their nicknames, “Pinky” and “Brain”—spent several days in a tunnel they’d dug themselves as thousands of… |

news.un (2023-01-16). High Commissioner reports sharp decline in respect for children’s rights. news.un.org Children’s rights must remain a priority and their voices should be heard and listened to, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Tàºrk said on Monday in Geneva.

____ (2023-01-16). Poseidon Is In Serial Production. smoothiex12.blogspot.com

Mark Curtis (2023-01-16). Britain’s 42 Coups Since 1945: Over 40 Attempts to Remove Foreign Governments in 27 Countries. globalresearch.ca

americanthinker (2023-01-16). Too Wet? Too Dry? It's All Climate Change! americanthinker.com Democrats, the left, and the media have an uncanny ability to balance two contradictory propositions in their minds, believing both can occur simultaneously due to the same cause.

Staff (2023-01-16). Lula renueva la directiva de todos los medios de comunicación públicos del país. cubadebate.cu La decisión fue adoptada en la noche del viernes e incluye el nombramiento de la periodista Kariane Costa como presidenta de la Empresa Brasileña de Comunicación (EBC), de la que dependen medios clave como la agencia de noticias Agencia Brasil, TV Brasil o la emisora Radio Nacional.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-16). Miles de peruanos se dirigen en caravana a Lima en reclamo de renuncia de Boluarte. telesurtv.net La Marcha de los Cuatro Suyos hace referencia a la que tuvo lugar en el año 2000, cuando miles de personas protestaron en Lima contra la fraudulenta reelección de Alberto Fujimori.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-16). Caravana se dirige a Lima en reclamo de renuncia de Boluarte. telesurtv.net La Marcha de los Cuatro Suyos hace referencia a la que tuvo lugar en el año 2000, cuando miles de personas protestaron en Lima contra la fraudulenta reelección de Alberto Fujimori.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-16). Gobierno suspende derechos constitucionales en regiones de Perú. telesurtv.net El Gobierno de la presidenta designada Dina Boluarte emitió este decreto en la víspera de varias manifestaciones que los movimientos sociales preparan para realizar este lunes en Lima.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-16). Denuncian asesinato de un joven y dos menores en Valle del Cauca, Colombia. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con un recuento que lleva a cabo el Indepaz, esta es la quinta masacre que se registra en el país suramericano en lo que va del año 2023.

Hedelberto López Blanch (2023-01-16). Las trampas de los petrodólares. globalizacion.ca Gran revuelo ha causado entre la clase dirigente estadounidense la propuesta hecha a Arabia Saudita por el presidente de China, Xi Jinping para que esa nación venda petróleo al gigante asiático en yuanes, en vez de dólares. | De lograrse, sería…

Staff (2023-01-16). Rusia aumentó sus ingresos de gas y petróleo en 2022 pese a las sanciones de Occidente. cubadebate.cu En 2022 Moscú logró incrementar las exportaciones del gas natural licuado un 8 % hasta 46 000 millones de metros cúbicos, mientras que las entregas del gas por tuberías disminuyeron debido a las sanciones y los sabotajes en los gasoductos Nord Stream. Asimismo, recalcó que Rusia suministró una cifra récord de 15 500 millones de metros cúbicos de gas a China.

Mario Hernández (2023-01-16). A la vuelta del XX Congreso del Partido Comunista Chino. globalizacion.ca El XX Congreso se inauguró en medio de la crisis económica y social más grave que China haya presenciado en décadas. La desaceleración del crecimiento económico, la indignación social masiva por los bloqueos frente al COVID-19, los apagones continuos y…

Staff (2023-01-16). Cuba mejorará su parque automotor con vehículos eléctricos chinos. cubadebate.cu La compañía china Tianjin Dongxing Grupo Industrial y Comercial, en asociación con la empresa cubana Minerva, impulsan el proyecto conjunto Vehículos Eléctricos del Caribe, VEDCA, una entidad que ha ganado el mercado de la isla. Desde marzo de 2019 a la fecha, se han producido 2 500 motos, 1 500 triciclos y 1 000 autos infantiles, vehículos todos movidos con baterías eléctricas y que reportaron ventas por unos seis millones de dólares.

Mirko C. Trudeau (2023-01-16). Biden, al igual que Trump, escondía en su casa documentos clasificados. globalizacion.ca El presidente de Estados Unidos, Joe Biden, se encontró en una situación embarazosa tras el hallazgo de una pequeña cantidad de documentos clasificados en una de sus casas en Wilmington, Delaware, en un momento en el que el exmandatario Donald…

Horacio Rovelli (2023-01-16). Argentina àöltimo año de gobierno con toda la agenda pendiente y la tijera del ajuste en mano. globalizacion.ca El gobierno de Alberto Fernández ingresa a su cuarto año de gestión sin haber investigado la deuda generada en el gobierno de la coalición neoliberal Cambiemos por más de 100.000 millones de dólares, que se fugó en su mayor parte…

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-16). Activistas denuncian violencia policial en Làºtzerath, Alemania. telesurtv.net Señalan que durante las protestas de este sábado los agentes los golpearon sin control.

Staff (2023-01-16). Presentarán novela “Sin tumba ni memoria” cubadebate.cu La novela “Sin tumba ni memoria”, de Teresita Gómez Vallejo, que publica Ediciones Loynaz, de Pinar del Río, será presentada el miércoles 18 de enero a las tres de la tarde en la Librería Fayad Jamís, en Obispo 261 entre Cuba y Aguiar, en el Centro Histórico habanero. En el encuentro, Teresita Gómez Vallejo dialogará con el crítico Fernando Rodríguez Sosa sobre este libro.

Staff (2023-01-16). Equipo Cuba al Clásico Mundial de Béisbol será informado el 24 de enero. cubadebate.cu La Federación Cubana de Béisbol informa este lunes que la selección al V Clásico Mundial de Béisbol se informará el 24 de enero, debido a las tensiones que generan los trámites de visado y el cumplimiento de la ruta crítica establecida. Las sesiones de preparación tendrán lugar en el Latinoamericano, a puertas cerradas para el público, hasta inicios de febrero, cuando el grueso del equipo partirá hacia Japón para proseguir su puesta en forma.

Staff (2023-01-16). Hallan el cuerpo de una anciana 100 días después del paso del huracán Ian por la Florida. cubadebate.cu El cuerpo de una anciana de 82 años que se encontraba extraviada luego del paso del huracán Ian, fue encontrado cerca de la playa de la ciudad de Fort Myers (Florida), informó el alguacil del condado de Lee, Carmine Marceno, citado este jueves por la agencia AP.

Pavan Kulkarni (2023-01-16). El vicepresidente de la junta sudanesa intensifica la retórica contra las víctimas de la violencia en Darfur. peoplesdispatch.org En las dos últimas semanas, más de 16.000 personas se han visto desplazadas en una nueva ronda de violentos ataques en Darfur en los que paramilitares, Fuerzas de Apoyo Rápido, han desempeñado supuestamente un papel clave. Ahora su jefe y segundo al mando de la junta sudanesa, el general Hemeti, ha amenazado con desmantelar los campos de refugiados…

Staff (2023-01-16). Matemática para el hogar, igualdades caprichosas y desmenuce de apotegma. cubadebate.cu En este segundo acertijo del año, hay para todos los gustos. Un tarea práctica en el hogar que necesita de una cinta métrica y de la aplicación razonada de la Matemática. Un problema con igualdades a lo RARJ. Y el desmenuce de un apotegma que publicó un amigo. Vamos por partes.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-16). Miles de israelíes objetan reforma judicial del premier Netanyahu. telesurtv.net Alertan que otorgará más poder al Ejecutivo en detrimento del Poder Judicial, cuya independencia se vería muy afectada.

Staff (2023-01-16). Temperaturas notablemente frías en gran parte de Cuba. cubadebate.cu Esta madrugada resultó notablemente fría nuevamente en gran parte del país, debido a la influencia de una masa de aire estable y frío que continúa incidiendo sobre todo el territorio cubano. Como resultado de esta situación meteorológica, unido a la debilidad de los vientos y los procesos de irradiación nocturna, en 40 estaciones meteorológicas, de las 68 existentes en el país.

Staff (2023-01-16). Presidente cubano evoca el legado de Rubén Martínez Villena. cubadebate.cu Miguel Díaz-Canel, Primer Secretario del Comité Central del Partido y Presidente de la República, evocó la vida y obra del poeta y revolucionario cubano Rubén Martínez Villena, a propósito del aniversario 89 de su muerte. En su cuenta oficial en Twitter, el mandatario recordó que tras el fallecimiento del destacado intelectual, a la temprana edad de 35 años.

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2023-01-16). Presidente ruso señala balance positivo de operación en Ucrania. telesurtv.net El mandatario ruso declaró que “espero que nuestros combatientes nos complazcan con sus resultados en las operaciones”.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-16). Ministra de Defensa dimite en medio de escándalo en Alemania. telesurtv.net Christine Lambrecht, de 57 años, era titular de Defensa desde que Olaf Scholz se convirtió en canciller en diciembre de 2021.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-16). Paso de tornados por el sureste de EE.UU. deja nueve muertos. telesurtv.net En tanto, el Gobierno de EE.UU. informó que aprobó una declaración de catástrofe para el estado de California, que ha sentido los efectos de un fuerte temporal.

Staff (2023-01-16). Encuentran caja negra de avión siniestrado en Nepal. cubadebate.cu La operación de rescate y búsqueda del accidente aéreo ocurrido el domingo con saldo de 68 muertos continuó este lunes para hallar los cuatro cuerpos restantes. Se dice que es el accidente aéreo más terrible ocurrido en la aviación nacional de Nepal y a bordo viajaban 53 nepaleses, cinco indios, cuatro rusos, un irlandés, un australiano, un argentino, un francés y dos coreanos.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-16). FUT llama a movilización nacional para 19 de enero en Ecuador. telesurtv.net La mayor central obrera de Ecuador indicó que la protesta es en defensa de la seguridad social.

Staff (2023-01-16). Unión Eléctrica pronostica una afectación de 70 MW en el horario pico. cubadebate.cu La Unión Eléctrica estima para la hora pico una disponibilidad de 2552 MW y una demanda máxima de 2550 MW, para una reserva de 2 MW, por lo que de mantenerse las condiciones previstas se pronostica una afectación de 70 MW en este horario. La disponibilidad del SEN a las 07: 00 horas es de 2200 MW y la demanda 1580 MW, sin afectación al servicio por déficit de capacidad en el SEN.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-16). Suman 19 casos del cólera en República Dominicana. telesurtv.net La dependencia indicó que hasta el momento no se reportan decesos por la enfermedad causada por la bacteria Vibrio cholerae.

Staff (2023-01-16). Televisión Serrana permanece a salvo con toda su pureza. cubadebate.cu Aunque hayan pasado muchos años desde aquel 15 de enero de 1993, aunque otros destinos nos han llevado a otros lugares, nadie podrá arrebatarme esa dicha pasada todas estas personas que fundaron TV Serrana, a los que luego refundan y mantienen este proyecto comunitario durante 30 años.

teleSUR, jaa, JDO (2023-01-16). Hallan más documentos clasificados en casa de presidente de EE.UU. telesurtv.net Este sábado el abogado de la presidencia, Richard Sauber, tuvo que explicar cómo encontraron la página marcada como confidencial.

Staff (2023-01-16). Oxfam propone reducir el número de millonarios hasta 2030 para lograr un mundo más justo. cubadebate.cu El número de multimillonarios podría reducirse a la mitad desde la fecha a 2030 si se suben los impuestos y se aplican medidas para hacer un mundo más igualitario, afirmó este lunes la organización no gubernamental, Oxfam, coincidiendo con el arranque en Suiza del foro de Davos que reúne a las élites mundiales.

Staff (2023-01-16). Presentarán novela: Sin tumba ni memoria. cubadebate.cu La novela Sin tumba ni memoria, de Teresita Gómez Vallejo, que publica Ediciones Loynaz, de Pinar del Río, será presentada, el miércoles 18 de enero, a las tres de la tarde, en la Librería Fayad Jamís, en Obispo 261 entre Cuba y Aguiar, en el Centro Histórico habanero. En este encuentro, Teresita Gómez Vallejo dialogará con el crítico Fernando Rodríguez Sosa sobre este libro.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-16). Sismo de magnitud 5.1 sacude el occidente de El Salvador. telesurtv.net El Servicio Nacional de Estudios Territoriales indicó que el temblor tuvo lugar a las 17: 07 hora local (23: 07 GMT) con epicentro en el municipio de San Lorenzo, Ahuachapán.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-16). Oficinas del colectivo àÅgora Popular son asaltadas en Perú. telesurtv.net Al menos 60 personas entraron al local del colectivo y destruyeron todo a su paso, de acuerdo con la denuncia del vocero de Ágora Popular.

Staff (2023-01-16). Más del 70 por ciento de los peruanos desaprueban gestión de Dina Boluarte. cubadebate.cu La presidenta, Dina Boluarte, encara una grave crisis de impopularidad más allá de las protestas sociales. El 71 por ciento de los peruanos desaprueba su gestión, según dio a conocer esta jornada el Instituto de Estudios Peruanos (IEP) en su más reciente encuesta.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-16). Policía italiana detiene al jefe de la mafia de Sicilia. telesurtv.net Había sido condenado en rebeldía a cadena perpetua por su papel en los asesinatos en 1992 de los fiscales antimafia Giovanni Falcone y Paolo Borsellino.

Staff (2023-01-16). EEUU: alcalde de Nueva York pide ayuda ante entrada de migrantes. cubadebate.cu Durante una visita a El Paso, Texas, el alcalde de Nueva York, Eric Adams, pidió al gobierno de Estados Unidos tomar medidas con la entrada de migrantes, pues su ciudad no puede aceptar ninguno más. Adams exigió al gobierno federal “hacer su trabajo”, con urbes como la suya, obligadas a cuidar a miles de indocumentados.

teleSUR, jaa, JGN (2023-01-16). Cinco obras de Rosa Luxemburgo para recordar su legado. telesurtv.net Luxemburgo se sumó a las filas del Partido Socialdemócrata de Alemania (SPD), pero en 1914 alzó su voz contra este por dar fondos para financiar la Primera Guerra Mundial.

teleSUR, hvh, JDO (2023-01-16). El 71 por ciento de los peruanos desaprueba gestión de Dina Boluarte. telesurtv.net El 88 por ciento rechazó la labor del Congreso, para un incremento de ocho puntos porcentuales con respecto a una encuesta realizada el mes anterior.

teleSUR, hvh, JDO (2023-01-16). El 71 por ciento de los peruanos desaprueba gestión de Dina Boluarte, según estudio. telesurtv.net El 88 por ciento rechazó la labor del Congreso, para un incremento de ocho puntos porcentuales con respecto a una encuesta realizada el mes anterior.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-16). Tiroteo en centro de la capital británica provoca seis heridos. telesurtv.net Entre las víctimas hay dos menores de edad y una de ellas se reporta en estado grave. El hecho es investigado.

Staff (2023-01-16). México endurece sus leyes antitabaco. cubadebate.cu México ha puesto en vigor una de las leyes antitabaco más estrictas del mundo al promulgar una prohibición total de fumar en lugares públicos. El primer paso de esta ley se dio en 2021 y también incluye la prohibición de la publicidad del tabaco. También habrá una prohibición total de la publicidad, promoción y patrocinio de los productos del tabaco.

Staff (2023-01-16). Falleció Gina Lollobrígida, actriz ícono el cine italiano y amiga de Cuba. cubadebate.cu La actriz italiana y amiga de Cuba, Gina Lollobrigida, falleció este lunes 16 de enero a los 95 años. Fue ícono del cine italiano, y murió en Roma, en donde se encontraba hospitalizada desde hacía varias semanas por una fractura en el fémur, informaron medios locales.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-16). Avioneta se precipita en Sudáfrica y mueren sus dos tripulantes. telesurtv.net El aparato cayó en Nasrec, suburbio al suroeste de Johannesburgo, en una zona donde no hay viviendas ni otras infraestructuras.

Adriaan Alsema (2023-01-16). Colombia spied on diplomats from Russia and Cuba: report. colombiareports.com Colombia’s police spied on Russian and Cuban embassy personnel and their families between 2016 and 2019, according to evidence obtained by Noticias Uno. The leaked documents did not reveal if…

William J. Astore (2023-01-16). Why does the Pentagon Budget Really Keep Growing? When Democracies Pursue Imperial Dominance it doesn’t End Well. juancole.com ( Tomdispatch.com) Imagine this scenario for a moment: a “great power” watches another major power fight a war in a nearby nation for 10 years before its army limps home defeated and, not so very long after, that country implodes. A little over a decade later, by then unofficially the “last superpower” on planet …

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-16). Avanza marcha hacia Lima para exigir renuncia de la presidenta de Perú. telesurtv.net Tras el anuncio de la “Toma de Lima” y “Marcha de los 4 suyos”, Dina Boluarte había declarado un “Estado de Emergencia” en Lima, Callao, Cusco y Puno.

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2023-01-16). Más de 100 vías permanecen interrumpidas por protestas en Perú. telesurtv.net En los territorios del sur, especialmente en Puno y Cusco, se concentran la mayor cantidad de bloqueos.

Luis Varese (2023-01-16). La barbarie derechista en Perú y la ofensiva imperial. globalizacion.ca El Estado tiene la obligación de preservar la vida de los ciudadanos. El Estado no tiene derecho a matar a los ciudadanos. Cuarenta y siete asesinados, los últimos en Juliaca con balas explosivas según relatan testigos. | La respuesta del gobierno…

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-16). Pueblo peruano cumple décima jornada de protestas contra el Gobierno. telesurtv.net Defensoría del Pueblo reportó bloqueos de vías y movilizaciones en 33 provincias.

teleSUR, hvh, JDO (2023-01-16). Asesinan a tres mujeres garífunas en playa de Cortés, Honduras. telesurtv.net Las víctimas fueron identificadas como Cristy Fabiana Espinoza, Ana Castillo y Janahira Castillo, estas últimas primas.

Staff (2023-01-16). Convocan a enfrentar la minería ilegal en Ciego de àÅvila. cubadebate.cu Un llamado a la integración para fortalecer el enfrentamiento a la minería ilegal en el municipio de Baraguá -con el rigor, la racionalidad y sistematicidad requeridas-, hizo el ministro de Energía y Minas, Vicente de La O Levy, en intercambio con directivos de la provincia de Ciego de àÅvila.

Staff (2023-01-16). El tiempo: Madrugada notablemente fría y sin lluvias. cubadebate.cu La próxima madrugada será notablemente fría en localidades del interior del occidente, con temperaturas mínimas entre los 5 y 8 grados Celsius. En el centro y el oriente las temperaturas estarán entre los 9 y 12 grados Celsius, así como entre los 13 y 16 grados Celsius en el sur oriental. El día será invernal con temperaturas máximas entre los 22 y 25 grados Celsius en el occidente.

Staff (2023-01-16). Acerca del proyecto de Ley de la Comunicación Social en Cuba. cubadebate.cu Se ha presentado recientemente a los Consejos de Ministros, de Estado y a los Diputados el proyecto de Ley de Comunicación Social, y se abre otra vez el debate. Digo otra vez, pues durante la elaboración del mismo el grupo redactor ha recorrido el país, se ha reunido con periodistas, comunicadores, sociólogos, juristas…

Staff (2023-01-16). Hoy en la Mesa Redonda, El presupuesto del Estado de 2023. mesaredonda.cubadebate.cu La ministra de Finanzas y Precios y otros directivos de ese ministerio comparecen este lunes en la Mesa Redonda para informar detalles sobre la conformación del Presupuesto del Estado en el 2023, el cual fue aprobado a fines de diciembre por la Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-16). Sube a 27 el número de muertos por fuertes lluvias en Filipinas. telesurtv.net El meteorólogo estatal PAGASA advirtió el domingo de fuertes lluvias sobre la península de Bicol y la provincia de Quezón, en el extremo sur de la isla principal de Luzón.

teleSUR, HIM, JGN (2023-01-16). Conoce 7 frases del luchador por los derechos civiles Martin Luther King. telesurtv.net Por sus causas de lucha y activismo social y antirracista Martin Luther King mereció el premio Nobel de la Paz en 1964.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-16). Lluvias causan dos muertos y 23 lesionados en Medellín, Colombia. telesurtv.net La ciudad fue afectada por precipitaciones torrenciales y vientos huracanados. Se atendieron cerca de 180 llamadas de emergencia.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-16). Aumenta a 68 el número de muertos tras accidente aéreo en Nepal. telesurtv.net El primer ministro de Nepal, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, dijo estar “profundamente entristecido por el trágico accidente de Yeti Airlines ANC ATR 72”.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-16). Tropas israelíes asesinan a palestino en puesto de control. telesurtv.net Con la muerte de Kahla, quien recibió un disparo en el cuello, luego sucumbió a sus heridas, se eleva a 13 el número de palestinos asesinados en 2023 por las fuerzas israelíes.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-16). En El Salvador marchan contra el régimen de excepción. telesurtv.net Mañana lunes el Frente Farabundo Marti para Liberación Naciona (FMLN) conmemorará en otra actividad el aniversario 31 de los acuerdos suscritos en México en 1992.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-16). Presidencia de República Checa se definirá en segunda vuelta. telesurtv.net El ganador asumirá la presidencia de República Checa en marzo próximo para el periodo 2023-2028, en reemplazo de Milos Zeman.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-16). EE.UU. declara desastre mayor en el estado de California. telesurtv.net Desde finales de diciembre, cuando otra ola las tormentas azotó el estado, se han contabilizado como mínimo 19 muertes.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-16). Ataque extremista a iglesia en Congo mata a al menos 17 fieles. telesurtv.net Grupo islamista ADF, filial del Estado Islámico, se atribuye ataque con bomba contra iglesia pentecostal al este de la RD del Congo.

teleSUR, DRL, JGN (2023-01-16). Descubre 10 curiosidades sobre Don Quijote de la Mancha. telesurtv.net El 16 de enero de 1605 salió a la luz la primera edición de la considerada obra cumbre de la lengua española.

Staff (2023-01-16). Qué trae la prensa cubana, lunes 16 de enero de 2023. cubadebate.cu

Staff (2023-01-16). Tasas vigentes en el mercado cambiario cubano este lunes 16 de enero. cubadebate.cu Con el objetivo de mantener informados a sus lectores, Cubadebate comparte las tasas de cambio para diferentes divisas extranjeras vigentes este lunes 16 de enero en el mercado cambiario del país.

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