2023-01-19: News Headlines

Editor (2023-01-19). US May Help Ukraine Launch An Offensive On Crimea. scheerpost.com By Caitlin Johnstone / In a new article titled "U.S. Warms to Helping Ukraine Target Crimea," the New York Times reports that the Biden administration now believes Kyiv may need to launch an offensive on the territory that Moscow has considered a part of the Russian Federation since 2014, "even if such a move …


Andrew Korybko (2023-01-19). The Polish Leadership's Warnings About Ukraine's Potential Defeat Should be Taken Seriously. "Might become Prelude to World War III" globalresearch.ca

Setareh Sadeqi (2023-01-19). Iran's unrest triggers explosion of fake news. thegrayzone.com Some of the most incendiary accusations made against Iran's government by corporate media, celebrity influencers and Western leaders in the past months are little more than fabrications. And most remain uncorrected. Protests in Iran that ostensibly began as a reaction to the death of a woman in police custody in September 2022 have prompted unprecedented international opposition to its government, not only from the usual Western, Israeli and Saudi suspects, but from celebrity social media influencers with no previous record …




____ (2023-01-19). IAEA completing stationing of missions at Ukraine's nuclear plants. ecns.cn The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is finalizing the stationing of permanent missions at Ukrainian nuclear power plants (NPPs), the Ukrainian government press service reported Wednesday.

WSWS (2023-01-19). US "likely" to send long-range missiles to Ukraine. wsws.org The United States will "likely" announce that it is sending long-range missiles with a range of over 100 miles to Ukraine this week, US officials told Politico.

Tings Chak (2023-01-19). A look back on three years of China's anti-Covid-19 fight. liberationnews.org As we enter into a new year and a new era of fighting Covid-19—while anticipating the new viruses that will inevitably emerge—the hope is that the world can learn from these hard-earned lessons, act and cooperate using science, not rumors, and embody a spirit of international solidarity, not stigma.

Andrew Korybko (2023-01-19). Brazil's Explanation for Delaying Lula's BRICS Presidency Is Extremely Suspicious. globalresearch.ca




Julian Cola (2023-01-19). Will Lula Go the Way of Peru's Ousted Left Wing President Pedro Castillo? covertactionmagazine.com Danger lurks with election of large number of pro-Bolsonaro governors and radicalization of Bolsonaro's supporters who refuse to accept election results. The impeachment of Peruvian President Pedro Castillo was "carried out within the constitutional framework." This comment was offered not by Lisa Kenna, the current U.S. Ambassador to Peru and former CIA agent, but by …

Vijay Prashad (2023-01-19). When the People Have Nothing More to Eat, They Will Eat the Rich. dissidentvoice.org Maruja Mallo (Spain), La Verbena ('The Fair'), 1927. On 8 January, large crowds of people dressed in colours of the Brazilian flag descended on the country's capital, Brasília. They invaded federal buildings, including the Congress, Supreme Court, and presidential palace, and vandalised public property. The attack, carried out by supporters of former President Jair Bolsonaro, came as no …

Editor (2023-01-19). Richest 1% Took 2/3rds of Global Wealth Since 2020 — Twice as Much as 99% of Population Earned. scheerpost.com In 2020 and 2021, the wealthiest 1% of the world's population took nearly two-thirds of all new wealth — six times greater than the wealth made by the poorest 90% of workers. And while billionaires get richer, global poverty is increasing, Oxfam warns.

Tanya Wadhwa (2023-01-19). Peruvian movements organize caravan to Lima to intensify protests. therealnews.com







Staff (2023-01-19). Azerbaijan Blockades Nagorno-Karabakh Region, Angering Armenia & Raising Specter of a New War. democracynow.org We get an update on Azerbaijan's month-long blockade of the disputed area of Nagorno-Karabakh, home to ethnic Armenians in the South Caucasus. Russia, which brokered a ceasefire between the two countries in 2020 following six weeks of intense fighting, says it's ready to send troops to the Armenia-Azerbaijan border, but with the Russian military bogged down in a costly war in Ukraine, the country's capacity to enforce a settlement may have changed. We speak with journalist Roubina Margossian, managing editor of the independent news site EVN Report in Armenia, who reported from Nagorno-Karabakh d…

Staff (2023-01-19). Headlines for January 19, 2023. democracynow.org Ice Cores Show Greenland at Warmest Temperature in Over 1,000 Years, "Big Oil Peddled the Big Lie": U.N. Secretary-General Condemns Oil & Gas Execs for Disinformation, At World Economic Forum, Ukraine's President Appeals for Tanks, Biden Administration Readies Shipments of Armored Vehicles for Ukraine, IAEA Places Inspectors at Ukraine's Four Nuclear Power Plants, Belarus Opposition Leader Tried in Absentia for Treason, New York Democrats Narrowly Reject Nominee for Top Judge in Win for Progressives, Microsoft to Cut 10,000 Jobs, Amazon Announces More Layoffs, Gets Cited by OSHA over Unsaf…

_____ (2023-01-19). Toponym and Identity Wars. strategic-culture.org Language is one of many fronts in the war that is being waged against Truth, Goodness, and ultimately Reality by the minions of the Evil One. | Language is one of many fronts in the war that is being waged against Truth, Goodness, and ultimately Reality by the minions of the Evil One. Manoeuvres on that peculiar front pass largely unperceived. Ukraine is a small but symbolically significant sector of that front. Until matters are conclusively settled there, as they must be, light should continue to be shed on the abuses that abound. | An example that deserves particular notice is the deliberate falsification of U…

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-19). NYT: US Considering Helping Ukraine Strike Crimea. news.antiwar.com The New York Times reported Wednesday that the US is warming to the idea of helping Ukraine strike Crimea, something the Biden administration has previously avoided due to the risk of provoking a major response from Russian President Vladimir Putin. Citing unnamed US officials, the report said that after months of discussions with Ukrainian officials, …




Dave DeCamp (2023-01-19). Report: Berlin Will Allow Export of Leopard 2 Tanks to Ukraine If US Sends Its Abrams Tank. news.antiwar.com German Chancellor Olaf Scholz will allow the export of German-made Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine if the US sends its own tanks, Reuters reported Wednesday, citing a German government source. Poland and Finland have both said they're ready to send some of their Leopard tanks to Ukraine, but the export needs Berlin's approval. Germany's vice …

infobrics (2023-01-19). Russian offensive will "be a slaughter" for Ukraine, says former US intelligence officer. infobrics.org Gerasimov's reassignment points to an upcoming major Russian offensive in Ukraine.

infobrics (2023-01-19). Ukrainian interior minister's death leaves many questions unanswered. infobrics.org Possibility of sabotage or accidental attack by Ukrainian artillery raises suspicions.

M von der Schulenbert, A Lieven, H Neuber (2023-01-19). 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.




Mike Whitney (2023-01-19). Ukraine: Is the Hammer About to Fall? globalresearch.ca

Staff (2023-01-19). Crisis in the Caucasus: two facts you aren't being told. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Crisis in the Caucasus: two facts you aren't being told David Boyajian asserts, 'Armenia is more critical to Russia's security than Ukraine is' Armenia is Russia's sole ally in the Caucasus, a region I've often termed Ground Zero for Cold War 2.0. Without its Armenian partner, Russia would lose the Caucasus and Caspian Sea — and possibly …

Staff (2023-01-19). Kissinger at Davos: prophecy of third world war. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com B92January 18, 2023 Kissinger's "prophecy": It's starting to resemble 1914 Former US Secretary of State diplomat Henry Kissinger wrote an article on whether Russia's attack on Ukraine can be prevented from escalating into World War III. Namely, Kissinger, writing on the subject for the conservative British magazine "D Spectator", stated that the Ukrainian conflict has …

Staff (2023-01-19). Ukraine: massive new U.S. military package includes 1 armored combat vehicles. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Associated PressJanuary 18, 2023 Strykers, Bradleys likely in huge US aid package for Ukraine The U.S. is finalizing a massive package of military aid for Ukraine that U.S. officials say is likely to total as much as $2.6 billion. It's expected to include for the first time nearly 100 Stryker combat vehicles and at least …




Staff (2023-01-19). Ukraine War will not End This Year Nation is Already "De Facto NATO Member" and "Weapons Lab" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ukraine War will not End This Year Nation is Already "De Facto NATO Member" and "Weapons Lab" Andy Corbley WASHINGTON D.C. January 16th 2023. In May and December, former Secretary of State Henry Kissenger voiced opinions to the media that the war between Russia and Ukraine should be mediated to a peace agreement as …

Staff (2023-01-19). Davos: Poland pushes NATO allies, partners to provide 100-300 tanks to Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Polish RadioJanuary 19, 2023 PM says Poland wants allies to send up to 100 tanks to Ukraine Poland is working to persuade European allies to send up to 100 battle tanks to support Ukraine's war effort against invading Russian forces, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has said. The Polish prime minister told Bloomberg Television at the …

Staff (2023-01-19). Denmark to deliver howitzers, Sweden artillery for Ukraine war. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Defense PostJanuary 19, 2023 Denmark to Donate 19 French-Made Caesar Howitzers to Ukraine: Govt Denmark said Thursday it would donate 19 French-made Caesar howitzers to Ukraine, including some still on order, following a slew of pledges of heavy weapons from Kyiv's Western allies. *** Earlier on Thursday, Scandinavian neighbor Sweden also announced it was planning …

Staff (2023-01-19). Eurasian war council: NATO top brass discuss Iraq, Kosovo, Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOJanuary 18, 2023 NATO Chiefs of Defence meet in Brussels The Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Rob Bauer, and the NATO Deputy Secretary General, Mr. Mircea GeoanƒÉ, opened the first meeting of the NATO Military Committee in Chiefs of Defence Session of 2023 on Wednesday 18 January 2023. This meeting brings together the …




Staff (2023-01-19). Ukraine: Britain adds to tanks with Brimstone missiles used in Iraq, Syria. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Defense PostJanuary 19, 2023 UK to Send 600 Brimstone Missiles to Ukraine Britain on Thursday said it would send 600 Brimstone missiles to war-torn Ukraine…. British Defense Minister Ben Wallace made the announcement after attending a donor meeting with several of his counterparts at Estonia's Tapa military base. "Today I can say we're also going …

WSWS (2023-01-19). Top Ukrainian interior ministry officials die in helicopter crash. wsws.org According to Ukrainian officials, the helicopter was on its way to a "hot spot" on the frontline of the war.

Ahmed Adel (2023-01-19). Russia Is Escalating its "Special Military Operation". The Appointment of General Gerasimov. globalresearch.ca

____ (2023-01-19). Russian FM commends high-level ties with China. ecns.cn "Russia-China ties are undoubtedly experiencing absolutely the best times in the entire history of these relations," Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday.




infobrics (2023-01-19). Potential Sites for Russian—Chinese Moonbase Near Lunar South Pole Revealed. infobrics.org Two craters near the lunar south pole – Amundsen and Malapert – are thought to harbour water ice for study and use as a resource, researchers reported…

infobrics (2023-01-19). BRICS May Decide on Whether to Admit New Members This Year. infobrics.org The BRICS group of nations is formulating criteria for joining the bloc and may decide by the end of this year on whether to admit new nations and who those nations will be, Naledi Pandor, South Africa's foreign minister, said…

infobrics (2023-01-19). Eurasia and the Emerging Western Clash. infobrics.org The creation of the EAEU led to the 'four freedoms' of freedom of movement of goods, services, capital, and labor between member states. Unlike the European Union, the EAEU has no transnational political structure and pursues economic rather than political goals…

infobrics (2023-01-19). Is American imperial overstretch worsening. infobrics.org The United Stated is now forced to transfer munitions from its secret stockpiles in Israel and South Korea to the Kiev regime, now increasingly reliant on Western weapons.

infobrics (2023-01-19). Potential Sites for Russian—Chinese Moonbase Near Lunar South Pole Revealed. infobrics.org Two craters near the lunar south pole – Amundsen and Malapert – are thought to harbour water ice for study and use as a resource, researchers reported…

infobrics (2023-01-19). BRICS May Decide on Whether to Admit New Members This Year. infobrics.org The BRICS group of nations is formulating criteria for joining the bloc and may decide by the end of this year on whether to admit new nations and who those nations will be, Naledi Pandor, South Africa's foreign minister, said…

infobrics (2023-01-19). Eurasia and the Emerging Western Clash. infobrics.org The creation of the EAEU led to the 'four freedoms' of freedom of movement of goods, services, capital, and labor between member states. Unlike the European Union, the EAEU has no transnational political structure and pursues economic rather than political goals…

infobrics (2023-01-19). Is American imperial overstretch worsening. infobrics.org The United Stated is now forced to transfer munitions from its secret stockpiles in Israel and South Korea to the Kiev regime, now increasingly reliant on Western weapons.

_____ (2023-01-19). Operation "Gladio" as a new form of confrontation between F. Gàºlen and R. Erdogan. journal-neo.org Over the past 20 years of the new century, for various reasons, relations within the NATO alliance have undergone certain transformations. It should be acknowledged that after the collapse of the Warsaw Pact and the USSR, for some time the threat of nuclear confrontation between the leading powers was lessened. However, this state of global …

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-19). Turkish FM Tells Blinken US Should Approve $20 Billion F-16 Deal. news.antiwar.com Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday that the US should approve a $20 billion F-16 sale to Turkey despite objections from some members of Congress. "As we said together before, this is not only for Turkey but also important for NATO and for the United States as well," …

Robert Norse (2023-01-19). 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.

____ (2023-01-19). They Say: Western smears on China not starting off from facts. ecns.cn

____ (2023-01-19). Vaccines against COVID-19 mutant strains should be approved as soon as possible: former head of Chinese CDC. ecns.cn Vaccines against the mutant strains of COVID-19 should be approved for use as soon as possible, said Gao Fu, former head of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in response to the public's concerns about the epidemic situation in China.

Ben Norton (2023-01-19). End of Juan Guaidó: US-appointed Venezuelan Coup Leader Ousted by Ex Allies. globalresearch.ca

Nick Estes (2023-01-19). Ex-FBI Agent Coleen Rowley Breaks Silence on Leonard Peltier and COINTELPRO. mintpressnews.com Rowley gives us an insider's view of the FBI and how the dark and violent history of COINTELPRO and her personal struggle to free Leonard Peltier.

Ramzy Baroud (2023-01-19). Israel's War Has Always Been About Religion: On Ben Gvir and the Adaptability of Zionism. mintpressnews.com Zionists, whether 'political' like Hertzl or 'Spiritual ' Ha'am' – and now Netanyahu and Ben Gvir – have all used the Jewish religion to achieve the same end, colonizing all historic Palestine and ethnically cleansing its native population.

Ramzy Baroud (2023-01-19). It Has Always Been a "Religious War" dissidentvoice.org In a self-congratulatory article published in the Atlantic in 2017, Yossi Klein Halevi describes Israeli behavior at the just-conquered holy Muslim shrines in Occupied East Jerusalem in 1967 as "an astonishing moment of religious restraint". "The Jewish people had just returned to its holiest site, from which it had been denied access for centuries, only …

Ramzy Baroud (2023-01-19). Israel's has always been a 'Religious War': On Ben-Gvir and the Slipperiness of Zionism. juancole.com ( Middle East Monitor ) In a self-congratulatory article published in the Atlantic in 2017, Yossi Klein Halevi describes Israeli behaviour at the just-conquered holy Muslim shrines in Occupied East Jerusalem in 1967 as "an astonishing moment of religious restraint". "The Jewish people had just returned to its holiest site, from which it had …

Frida Berrigan (2023-01-19). The End of the World Is Back: Frida Berrigan on Nuclear Abolitionism. globalresearch.ca

americanthinker (2023-01-19). My Name Is Tom, And I'm a Tool-Aholic. americanthinker.com The problem with my habit is that, given China's role in it, one risks life, limb, and wallet.

____ (2023-01-19). China to launch 2 manned spacecraft, one cargo spacecraft in 2023: blue book. ecns.cn China will carry out launch missions of Shenzhou-16, Shenzhou-17 manned spacecraft and Tianzhou-6 cargo spacecraft in 2023, according to the 2022 Blue Book of China Aerospace Science and Technology Activities released Wednesday.

____ (2023-01-19). China, Vietnam jointly hold cross-border Spring Festival galas. ecns.cn A cross-border Spring Festival gala was held in Hekou Yao Autonomous County of Honghe Hani and Yi Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Yunnan, by China and Vietnam on Wednesday night.

____ (2023-01-19). Too early to say China has entered 'era of negative population growth': expert. ecns.cn It is too early to say China has entered an "era of negative population growth" since births and deaths may outnumber each other in the next few years, though the trend of negative growth is set, said Yuan Xin, a Chinese population expert from Nankai University.

____ (2023-01-19). China accelerates building of a green transport network: white paper. ecns.cn China has accelerated the building of a green transport network, with optimizing the structure of energy consumption and improving the efficiency of organization as its priorities.

____ (2023-01-19). China issues white paper on green development in new era. ecns.cn China's State Council Information Office on Thursday released a white paper titled "China's Green Development in the New Era."

____ (2023-01-19). Specialists eye more stable capital flows. ecns.cn China's cross-border capital flows are expected to become more stable this year following a "generally balanced" situation last year, officials and experts said on Wednesday.

____ (2023-01-19). Drugs added to reimbursement list. ecns.cn China will add 111 drugs to its national medical reimbursement list this year, with a focus on including treatments for infections, COVID-19 drugs and advanced medications for children's diseases and tumors.

____ (2023-01-19). Services sector on good track to development. ecns.cn China's services sector is expected to see strong growth momentum this year after renewed hustle and bustle is seen reviving the consumer market amid policies to optimize COVID-19 controls and stabilize the economy.

____ (2023-01-19). Chinese New Year reception held at UNESCO headquarters. ecns.cn China's permanent delegation to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) held a 2023 Chinese New Year reception at headquarters on Wednesday evening.

____ (2023-01-19). China has set up new-type protected area system: white paper. ecns.cn A new type of protected area (PA) system has been set up in China to promote eco-environmental conservation, according to a white paper released on Thursday.

____ (2023-01-19). Remarkable progress made in promoting green and low-carbon energy: white paper. ecns.cn China has made remarkable progress in promoting the green and low-carbon energy, with proportion of clean energy sources increasing, according to a white paper released by the State Council Information Office Thursday.

____ (2023-01-19). Envoy: Set 'guidelines' rather than 'guardrails' for relations. ecns.cn To navigate China-U.S. relations safely and soundly, it's more important to set guidelines than build guardrails, and the two countries should work together to dial up dialogue and cooperation in 2023, a top Chinese envoy said at a Lunar New Year reception in Washington.

____ (2023-01-19). China's first ice-breaking buoy tender put into service. ecns.cn China's first ice-breaking buoy tender Haixun 156 was recently put into service in north China's Tianjin.

____ (2023-01-19). China's capital strives to develop into performing arts hub. ecns.cn The city of Beijing has planned to launch more than 4,000 cultural events from Jan. 14 to Feb. 5 for the Chinese Lunar New Year, covering performances of intangible cultural heritages, temple fairs, flower displays, art performances and exhibitions.

____ (2023-01-19). Royal storehouse ruins found at ancient capital in central China. ecns.cn Ruins of 240 royal storehouses were discovered within the palace at the site of the ancient capital Luoyang city in central China's Henan Province.

____ (2023-01-19). New COVID-19 variant not detected in China. ecns.cn China has not detected the XAY.2 variant of COVID-19, a hybrid of the AY.45 Delta variant and the BA.4/5 Omicron variant, the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday.

____ (2023-01-19). Chinese department will not further negotiate with Pfizer on Paxlovid: insiders. ecns.cn China's National Healthcare Security Administration will not further negotiate with Pfizer on adding Paxlovid to the medical insurance catalog, Chinese financial outlet Yicai quoted an insider as saying on Wednesday.

____ (2023-01-19). China resumes normal hospital operation: official. ecns.cn The outpatient clinics across China are gradually restoring normal operation, said Guo Yanhong, director of the National Health Commission's health emergency response department on Thursday.

____ (2023-01-19). Xi extends Spring Festival greetings to all Chinese people. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping extends festive greetings to all Chinese people when he holds virtual talks with the general public from across the country ahead of the Spring Festival in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 18, 2023.

____ (2023-01-19). Floating flower market greets Spring Festival in Guangzhou. ecns.cn A young woman dressed in traditional Hanfu costume takes part in a cruise parade during the 13th water flower market, a unique tradition during China's Spring Festival in Liwan district of Guangzhou, south China's Guangdong Province, Jan. 18, 2023.

____ (2023-01-19). Rabbit themed exhibition kicks off at National Museum of China. ecns.cn More than 80 pieces (sets) cultural relics featuring Chinese zodiac culture were exhibited to greet the Year of the Rabbit at the museum.

____ (2023-01-19). Night view of Tangcheng scenic spot in central China. ecns.cn Night view of illuminated Tangcheng scenic spot in Xiangyang, central China's Hubei Province, Jan. 18, 2023. A temple fair was held to welcome the Spring Festival in the ancient city.

____ (2023-01-19). Animals eat special dumplings to celebrate Spring Festival in S China's Hainan. ecns.cn Animals at Hainan Tropical Wildlife Park and Botanical Garden joined in the Spring Festival celebration on Wednesday in south China's Hainan Province.

WSWS (2023-01-19). China's growth rate falls as population declines. wsws.org Economic data revealed that growth in the Chinese economy had fallen to its lowest levels in decades last year as the population fell by 8 ,000 in 2022—the first such decline since the so-called Great Leap Forward in the 19 s.

_____ (2023-01-19). Korea's New Year lunar orbit and other recent achievements in its rocket program. journal-neo.org For both North and South Korea the New Year's Eve was a time to boast of noteworthy achievements. On December 21 Korean prime Minister Han Duck-soo presided over the 22nd Session of the National Space Committee, during which it adopted its fourth framework plan for space exploration. The plan sets out three main goals: to …

Andrew Perez (2023-01-19). Pfizer Pays To Change The Story. levernews.com

Editor (2023-01-19). Outrage mounts after Korean Confederation of Trade Unions is raided by intelligence and police. mronline.org In a major escalation of the ongoing anti-trade union persecution in South Korea, the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) was raided by the National Intelligence Service on charges of violating a Cold War-era national security law.

Global Research News (2023-01-19). Selected Articles: Video: Pfizer's "Secret" Report on the COVID Vaccine. Beyond Manslaughter. The Evidence Is Overwhelming. The Vaccine Should be Immediately Withdrawn Worldwide. globalresearch.ca

Global Voices (2023-01-19). Saudi Arabia must release Two of its Citizens Jailed for editing Wikipedia. juancole.com By Advox | ( Globalvoices.org) Osama Khaled (L) and Ziyad Sufyani (R), two wikipedians who have been sentenced to 32 and 8 years in prison for their peaceful online activism in Saudi Arabia. Photo provided by GCHR. Used with permission Access Now, ALQST for Human Rights, ARTICLE 19, Global Voices (GV), the Gulf …

Liberation Staff (2023-01-19). PSL Editorial — From George Santos to George Bush, U.S. government runs on lies. liberationnews.org Among ruling class politicians, George Santos is an amateur when it comes to telling lies.

manager (2023-01-19). Escobari and Hoover Fake a Triple-Difference and Make Things Worse. cepr.net This is the thirteenth in a series of blog posts addressing a report by Diego Escobari and Gary Hoover covering the 2019 presidential election in Bolivia. Their conclusions do not hold up to scrutiny, as we observe in our report Nickels Before Dimes. Here, we expand upon various claims and conclusions that Escobari and Hoover …

Media Lens (2023-01-19). Harry the "Traitor" and Lynch "The Grinch" dissidentvoice.org If we were to choose a hill to die on, it would probably not be in defence of a British prince. In truth, we don't need to like or support — and may even abhor — the targets of media bias highlighted in our analyses. Our goal is simply to provide examples that most …

Shannon Dawson (2023-01-19). Life After The White House: Sasha Obama Will Graduate From College This Year. newsone.com Sasha Obama has done quite a lot since she set off to attend college. Here are a few interesting things you might not have known about the youngest Obama girl.

Sharon Zhang (2023-01-19). A majority of House Republicans' new committee chairs are election deniers. therealnews.com

Staff (2023-01-19). "Out of the Lab and Into the Streets": Meet Earth Scientist Fired After Engaging in Climate Protests. democracynow.org It was a dramatic scene when scientist and climate activist Rose Abramoff joined fellow scientist Peter Kalmus in December to disrupt the world's biggest meeting of scientists who study Earth and space: the American Geophysical Union. The nonviolent protest was meant as a call to action to address the climate crisis. She and Kalmus went up on stage and unfurled a banner that read, "Out of the lab & into the streets." This was not Abramoff's first protest. She previously chained herself to a White House gate and to a fence at Charlotte Douglas International Airport as part of a series of gl…

Staff (2023-01-19). Election Lies & Political Violence: GOP Candidate Targets Home of 4 New Mexican Officials After Loss. democracynow.org As election violence fueled by lies about "rigged" elections escalates, we go to New Mexico to look at how a former far-right Republican candidate and election denier faces charges of orchestrating shootings at the homes of four Democratic officials following his landslide election loss. We speak with Debbie O'Malley, former Bernalillo County commissioner, whose home was attacked, and with New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver.

Staff (2023-01-19). Freedom for anti-Zionist political prisoners: Neturei Karta members arrested by occupation forces. samidoun.net Two members of Neturei Karta, the religious Orthodox Jewish movement committed to anti-Zionism, have been arrested by the Israeli occupation after meeting with Palestinian leaders and former prisoners in Jenin, including Bassam al-Saadi and former hunger striker Maher al-Akhras. Anti-Zionist Rabbi Simon Roodi is currently held as a political prisoner, while Elhanan Lax was released …

Staff (2023-01-19). Palestinian prisoner Maher Younes freed after 40 years behind occupation bars. samidoun.net Palestinian prisoner Maher Younes was liberated from Israeli occupation prisons on Thursday, 19 January 2022 after 40 years behind bars. Younes was the longest consecutively-held Palestinian prisoner after the release of his cousin, Karim Younes, on 5 January. Samidoun extends its salutes to Maher Younes for his years of steadfastness and resistance behind bars as …

The Conversation (2023-01-19). New Israeli Power Broker seeks to rewrite History to justify Violence against Palestinians. juancole.com By Curtis Hutt, University of Nebraska Omaha | (The Conversation) A right-wing Israeli politician is trying to recast a key part of American history. That's not a usual subject for an Israeli Cabinet member. But Itamar Ben-Gvir is trying to make his anti-Palestinian movement seem less extremist and more appealing to Jews and …

Vern Loomis (2023-01-19). My God, My God, Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me? dissidentvoice.org You've stood by me through everything. You didn't flinch when I grabbed them by the pussy. When I revealed that Obama was born in an African shithole country, you nodded approvingly. When I pointed out that rapists, child-molesters, and drug smugglers were sneaking into Texas, you had my back. When I told my people to …

Staff (2023-01-19). Defeated GOP Candidate in New Mexico Arrested over Shootings at Homes of 4 Democratic Officials. democracynow.org As election violence fueled by lies about "rigged" elections escalates, we go to New Mexico to look at how a former far-right Republican candidate and election denier faces charges of orchestrating shootings at the homes of four Democratic officials following his landslide election loss. We speak with Debbie O'Malley, former Bernalillo County commissioner, whose home was attacked, and with New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver.

Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, UCSC, UC Berkeley (2023-01-19). 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 (2023-01-19). 2024: Republicans on Course to Get Blown Out by Phantoms. americanthinker.com No one at the top — not Trump, not DeSantis — is doing anything to fight the ballot fraud that will plague 2024. But we are.

americanthinker (2023-01-19). Flashers, Peeping Toms, and the Men Invading Women's Locker Rooms. americanthinker.com What a shame for the convicted perverts of yesteryear that it didn't occur to them just to pretend to be women!

americanthinker (2023-01-19). Meet the BDS Puppet Masters. americanthinker.com It doesn't take much infiltration to poison an organization with bad ideology. Two percent will do.

americanthinker (2023-01-19). Two Special Counsel Theories — One DoJ Conclusion. americanthinker.com Attorney General Merrick Garland has now appointed two special counsels to investigate two presidents for mishandling classified documents while out of office.

americanthinker (2023-01-19). Will Any of You Leftists Wake Up? americanthinker.com Words cannot adequately describe you, leftists. You are dishonest to the core. But even some of you must realize your house of cards is falling.

americanthinker (2023-01-19). Canada launches drastic new 'alcohol guidance' rules. americanthinker.com Opening the gates to restricting alcohol, Prohibition-style.

americanthinker (2023-01-19). Flatfoot: Chicago mayor keeps making a mess of things. americanthinker.com Lori Lightfoot's re-election campaign is looking like a farce.

americanthinker (2023-01-19). I am optimistic about America's future. americanthinker.com America's future hinges upon our posterity, and despite the losses, we've secured many victories.

americanthinker (2023-01-19). Maybe it's time to say a good word about Fulgencio Batista. americanthinker.com There were no Cubans packed on rafts arriving in Florida during Batista's regime…

americanthinker (2023-01-19). Those making a bold stand against the frenzied LGBTQ mafia are heroes. americanthinker.com A professional hockey player, a Catholic school kid, and a federal judge: the refusal to tolerate perverted leftism is what's going to turn the tide.

Angela (2023-01-19). Sunday 1/22: Free virtual screening of the documentary film "Tantura" indybay.org Zoom (Registration link is below)…

Brenda Norrell (2023-01-19). 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 (2023-01-19). 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 (2023-01-19). Monday 1/16: Close the Wealth Gap CA! MLK Day Reading of PPC Third Reconstruction Agenda to End Poverty. indybay.org Online event…

CIIS Public Programs (2023-01-19). Thursday 2/16: On Healing the Trauma of Caste. indybay.org

Cynthia Papermaster (2023-01-19). Saturday 1/21: Berkeley Peoples Assembly. indybay.org Berkeley Public Library, Main Branch, 2090 Kittridge @ Shattuck Ave.

____ (2023-01-19). Soybean growth hits record high. ecns.cn A mix of methods, including crop rotation and intercropping, have been used to expand the growing area for soybean and rapeseed, which are central to making cooking oil and animal feed, agriculture officials said on Wednesday.

____ (2023-01-19). Wave of tech layoffs continues as Microsoft will cut 10,000 jobs. ecns.cn Microsoft will cut 10,000 jobs, the company announced on Wednesday, joining other global tech giants who also have laid off thousands.

____ (2023-01-19). New national medical insurance drug list to save patients $13.28 bln. ecns.cn Adjustment of the 2022 national medical insurance catalogue is expected to save 90 billion yuan (about $13.28 billion) for patients in the next two years, said Huang Xinyu, an official of the National Healthcare Security Administration, on Thursday at a press conference.

____ (2023-01-19). Global economy set to improve, says IMF. ecns.cn There is cautious optimism on the future of the global economy evident at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland where business leaders and government officials have expressed more upbeat forecasts than in previous months.

____ (2023-01-19). Consumption vouchers boost Spring Festival spending. ecns.cn With the approaching Spring Festival, a large number of Chinese cities are distributing consumption vouchers to stimulate spending. The trend is expected to help expand domestic demand and strengthen market vitality, experts observed.

____ (2023-01-19). Rocketry expertise used in artificial lung. ecns.cn Chinese rocket engineers have used their knowledge of space vehicles to design a new type of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) machine that has the potential to save many lives.

____ (2023-01-19). U.S. universities' ban of TikTok raises questions. ecns.cn Several universities in Texas have joined a growing list of public institutions in other U.S. conservative states to ban TikTok on campus Wi-Fi networks, citing security concerns.

____ (2023-01-19). Dieting inhibits tumor growth through gut bacteria: study. ecns.cn A Chinese research team has found that dieting can prevent tumor growth with the help of bacteria in one's gut.

____ (2023-01-19). New Zealand PM to resign next month. ecns.cn New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on Thursday that she will step down as prime minister and leader of the Labor Party in February as she will not be seeking re-election this year.

____ (2023-01-19). Double-wall in Yecheng Site discovered in Hebei. ecns.cn Archaeologists confirmed that the ancient city walls are composed of two walls. They are the first double city walls of the Han and Tang dynasties. Six dynasties established their capitals in Yecheng, which lasted 126 years.

Editor (2023-01-19). Abortion Bans Are Part of GOP Plan to Disempower Working Class: Analysis. scheerpost.com

Felton Davis (2023-01-19). A New Year's Eve to Remember. dissidentvoice.org "You leave fragments of your spirit here and there over the years. These pieces are glued — like barnacles on a ship — to various places, objects, people, memories, and unfinished business. Although detaching from them can be extremely difficult, detachment is a far more natural practice for your soul as well as emotions and …

Fight Back (2023-01-19). Book ban battle turns up stalemate in Rapides, Louisiana. fightbacknews.org Alexandria, LA – On January 17, the Rapides Parish Library Board of Control tabled a library collections policy amendment that would ban LGBTQ-themed children's books. Instead of either supporting or rejecting the motion, board members requested advisement from the attorney general. LGBTQ people and allies packed the meeting room, waved signs and submitted public comments in opposition. | The policy would have prohibited "materials containing obscenity, sexual content (including content regarding sexual orientation and gender identity) [sic], or any other material that is unsuitable for the children and teen col…

Fight Back (2023-01-19). Faculty at the University of Illinois at Chicago on strike. fightbacknews.org Chicago IL -The United Faculty union at the University of Illinois at Chicago went out on strike, January 17. United Faculty (UF) represents the 1500 full-time tenured and non-tenured faculty at the university. The strike announcement comes after nearly 300 days of negotiations between the administration and UF. | The union is demanding an increase in starting pay for non-tenured faculty, improved access to mental health resources for students and faculty and stronger protections for survivors of sexual assault and harassment. | In emails sent out to the whole student body, the university administration claimed…

Fight Back (2023-01-19). Fire and jail rapist NOPD officer Gerry Paul! fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from New Orleans for Community Oversight of Police and Real Name Campaign NOLA. | New Orleans, LA – In May 2021, NOPD officer Gerry Paul raped a crime lab technician in his Mid-City apartment. He put her in a police hold while his gun sat on the nightstand. After the survivor reported this, Gerry Paul was arrested and suspended for 120 days. Paul's bail was set at $25,000. This was low for his crime, and he was able to post it immediately. Within a month, the NOPD overturned Gerry Paul's suspension. | For the next 16 months, the NOPD put Gerry Paul on…

Fight Back (2023-01-19). Philippines: Return Baby Marx to his family! fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement form the Communist Party of the Philippines. | There is no bounds to the cruelty of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in its terrorist black operations. | On January 13, 2021, more than two years ago, armed soldiers belonging to the 79th Infantry Battalion conducting combat operations in Hacienda Ambulong, Barangay San Fernando, Talisay City, raided the home of Edwin and Marlyn Madin at 2 a.m. and snatched then 2-month old Baby Marx Cairo Salino from their care. The soldiers also took the baby's garments and personal belongings of the baby's…

Fight Back (2023-01-19). Killer cop found guilty of negligence: Justice for Cesar Rodriguez. fightbacknews.org Los Angeles, CA – After one day of deliberations, on January 18, Long Beach killer cop Martin Ron was unanimously found guilty of negligence for the murder of Cesar Rodriguez. On August 29, 2017, Ron and another Long Beach police officer stopped Rodriguez because he had failed to pay the $1.75 metro fare. Cop Ron then pushed Rodriguez onto the metro train tracks and an oncoming train pinned Rodriguez. For more than 20 minutes Rodriguez held on until he succumbed to his injuries and died on the scene. Rodriguez was 23 years old when he died. | Today's jury decision was uncommon, as killer cops and their powerful a…

Homeless Garden Project (2023-01-19). 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 (2023-01-19). Local MP visits White City to see outreach work, scaleups and dementia research. imperial.ac.uk Andy Slaughter MP, MP for Hammersmith, visited the White City Campus to see work on Imperial's outreach activity, scaleups and dementia research.

INDYRADIO (2023-01-19). 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.

John C. A. Manley (2023-01-19). Is Big Pharma Throwing Big Booze Under the Bus? globalresearch.ca

John W. Whitehead, Nisha Whitehead (2023-01-19). How Police Use Public-Private Partnerships to Spy on Americans. dissidentvoice.org We live in a surveillance state founded on a partnership between government and the technology industry. — Law Professor Avidan Y. Cover In this age of ubiquitous surveillance, there are no private lives: everything is public. Surveillance cameras mounted on utility poles, traffic lights, businesses, and homes. License plate readers. Ring doorbells. GPS devices. Dash …

Juan Cole (2023-01-19). Israel Plunged into Constitutional Crisis as Supreme Court Orders Corrupt Netanyahu Cabinet Minister to Step Down and He Refuses. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) Israel has entered a profound constitutional crisis, after the country's Supreme Court insisted that Shas Party leader Aryeh Makhlouf Deri, a Moroccan-Israeli, not be seated as a cabinet minister in the just-formed government of Binyamin Netanyahu because he committed crimes involving moral turpitude. Dubai-based al-Arabiyyah reports that Deri and Netanyahu …

Kelley Beaucar Vlahos (2023-01-19). 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.

Kerry Smith (2023-01-19). Knitting Nanna blocks log truck access. greenleft.org.au Kerry Smith reports that the community of the Bulga Plateau, west of Port Macquarie, has been protesting the logging in Bulga State Forest since January 9.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2023-01-19). 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 (2023-01-19). 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 (2023-01-19). 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 (2023-01-19). 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 (2023-01-19). 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:…

Mark Keenan (2023-01-19). Transcending the Climate Change Deception — Toward Real Sustainability. globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-19). Mayo Clinic Minute: What are eye floaters? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Spots, flashes of light or darkness on any side of your vision could be a sign of eye floaters. Most often noticeable when looking at a plain, bright background, such as a blue sky or a white wall, eye floaters are a symptom of age, according to Dr. Amir Khan, a Mayo Clinic ophthalmologist. And they can lead to a sight-threatening condition that requires immediate attention. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/-C5TdVUTR-Y Journalists: Broadcast-quality video…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-19). Consumer Health: Why your child's weight matters. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Healthy Weight Week will be observed Jan. 15—21, so this is a good time for a reminder of the connection between weight and health during childhood. The prevalence of obesity in adults in the U.S. increased from 30.5% to 41.9% from 1999—2020, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The prevalence of severe obesity increased from 4.7% to 9.2% in the same time frame. And the rate of childhood obesity is a serious…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-19). 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 (2023-01-19). Consumer Health: What happens if your thyroid is too active or not active enough? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org January is Thyroid Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more how important it is that your thyroid functions properly. The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland at the base of your neck. It produces hormones that regulate your heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature and weight. When your thyroid isn't functioning properly, whether it's too active or not active enough, all these functions are affected. Hyperthyroidism Hyperthyroidism, or overactive thyroid, occurs when your…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-19). 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 (2023-01-19). 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 (2023-01-19). 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 (2023-01-19). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Boost your brain with boredom. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Even though my kids got many gifts during the holidays, they complained about how bored they were at home. I can't and don't want to constantly entertain them. I remember being bored as a child and the need to find ways to occupy my time. Do you have tips for managing boredom in kids? ANSWER: You are certainly not alone when you heard, "Mom, Dad, I'm bored!" during the holiday break. It's not the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-19). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Cervical cancer and HPV screening. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Since age 20, I have had annual visits with a gynecologist. I am now in my late 30s, and my physician recommended that I get an HPV test in addition to a Pap test to check for cervical cancer. What is the importance of both? And what is my risk of cervical cancer? ANSWER: Screening for cervical cancer can cause a lot of confusion because guidelines and tests have evolved over the years. A…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-19). Science Saturday: Removal of both ovaries in younger women associated with increased risk of Parkinson's. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Surgical removal of both ovaries is associated with an increased risk of Parkinson's disease and parkinsonism in women younger than 43, Mayo Clinic researchers report in JAMA Network Open. Using health record data from the Rochester Epidemiology Project, the study included 2,750 women who had undergone surgery to remove both ovaries, a procedure called bilateral oophorectomy, and 2,749 who had not. The reasons for the surgery were either a benign (noncancerous) condition — such as endometriosis, cyst, or other reason —…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-19). 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 (2023-01-19). Mayo Clinic Minute: Why wrists are a common casualty of winter. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Winter weather tends to cause a spike in visits to the emergency department, and wrist injuries are one of the biggest reasons. Dr. Sanj Kakar, an orthopedic hand and wrist surgeon at Mayo Clinic, says walking on ice and snow can be treacherous and force people to make tough split-second decisions. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/B7AFVPAu448 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-19). 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 (2023-01-19). 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 (2023-01-19). Mayo Clinic Minute: Screening for cervical cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notes that more than 12,500 cases of cervical cancer were diagnosed, and more than 4,000 women died from the disease in 2019, the latest year of available data. Dr. Olivia Cardenas-Trowers, a Mayo Clinic urogynecologist, explains the importance of screening for cervical cancer. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/qBJBz_D88sg Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 00) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-19). Mayo Clinic Healthcare expert explains why reflux disease isn't 'just' heartburn. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org LONDON — Gastroesophageal reflux disease is one of the most common digestive disorders in the world. It happens when acid comes up from the stomach into the esophagus: The stomach can resist acid but the esophagus is less acid-resistant. James East, M.D., a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London, says reflux disease may be common, but there can be severe complications if it is ongoing and left untreated. Heartburn is a key symptom of reflux disease, but…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-19). 6 tips to keep your brain healthy. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Changes to your body and brain are normal as you age. However, there are some things you can do to help slow any decline in memory and lower your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease or other dementias. Here are six things I recommend to my patients in order of importance: 1. Exercise regularly. Exercise has many known benefits, and regular physical activity also benefits the brain. Multiple research studies show that physical active people are…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-19). Mayo Clinic Minute: The need for blood donations is now. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org While the holiday season is a time of giving, that's not usually the case when it comes to giving blood. Dr. Justin Juskewitch, associate medical director of the Blood Donor Center at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, says the center experiences a shortage of blood donations every year after the winter holidays. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/p8SiEpReuT0 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 07) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please "Courtesy: Mayo…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-19). Soggy sheets, embarrassed kids: Tips for overcoming bed-wetting. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org "Mom, dad? I'm wet." Parents quickly spring into action when they hear these words. Changing wet sheets and comforting an upset or embarrassed child isn't fun for anyone in the middle of the night. Many families struggle with bed-wetting. It's a normal part of child development. It isn't anyone's fault, but that doesn't mean it can't be stressful, especially for older kids. Here's what you need to know about this common condition. Types of bed-wetting…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-19). Mayo Clinic researchers link ovarian cancer to bacteria colonization in microbiome. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A specific colonization of microbes in the reproductive tract is commonly found in women with ovarian cancer, according to a new study from Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine. The discovery, published in Scientific Reports, strengthens evidence that the bacterial component of the microbiome — a community of microorganisms that also consists of viruses, yeasts and fungi — is an important indicator for early detection, diagnosis and prognosis of ovarian cancer. Abigail…

Peter Koenig (2023-01-19). "Sick and Tired" of Lies, Wars and Tyranny? And What's the Way Out? globalresearch.ca

reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2023-01-19). 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…

Santa Rosa Women's March (2023-01-19). 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 (2023-01-19). 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"

Staff (2023-01-19). Reverse Migration: Expectations and Plans of Those Returning to Venezuela (+Migration Business). orinocotribune.com A report published this Monday, January 16, by Venezuelan migration has been one of the events most reported by the press and NGOs in recent years, even following the caravan of migrant…

Strike Debt Bay Area (2023-01-19). 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 (2023-01-19). 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 (2023-01-19). 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…

Uniting for Peace, GAMIP (2023-01-19). Wednesday 2/8: Establishing Ministries / Departments for Peace – GAMIP India Chapter. indybay.org Online event – 8 February 2023, 14: 30 – 17: 00 (UK Time) | Zoom link: us02web.zoom.us/j/3482765417?pwd=dXI1WXJ…

WSWS (2023-01-19). Liberty Steel plans to cut 4 UK jobs and downscale production. wsws.org The Community trade union appeals to a government waging a ruthless offensive against striking workers and seeks to tie steelworkers to a bankrupt nationalist programme.

WSWS (2023-01-19). NZ Labour government entrenches Māori tribal "co-governance" of water infrastructure. wsws.org Amid deepening class tensions, the Labour government is pushing ahead with reforms that give indigenous private businesses significantly increased economic and political power.

WSWS (2023-01-19). "The election was a farce, and the monitor didn't monitor anything": Retired GM worker backs Will Lehman protest against voter suppression in UAW election. wsws.org Autoworkers have responded with anger over the effort to run roughshod over their democratic rights and install a president who has no legitimacy.

WSWS (2023-01-19). Australia: Wage-slashing agreement imposed at Pampas despite strong opposition. wsws.org The 22 percent reported "no" vote is only a fraction of the opposition among workers to the union-management deal.

WSWS (2023-01-19). Bipartisan eulogies for Australian ex-general Jim Molan. wsws.org Molan, notorious for his role in the bloody 2004 sacking of the Iraqi city of Fallujah, was one of the country's most prominent war hawks.

WSWS (2023-01-19). World Economic Forum's global risk report: A devastating picture of the capitalist crisis. wsws.org The report issued in advance of the conference in Davos details a series of deepening crises: the ever-worsening economic outlook, the intensification of geopolitical conflicts and tensions, the deterioration of health care, and the effects of climate change.

WSWS (2023-01-19). UAW isolating three-month strike by Sherwin-Williams workers in Maryland. wsws.org While Sherwin-Williams sits on massive amounts of profits and workers have been out on strike for two months, UAW officials invited businessman and House Democrat David Trone to the picket line in an effort to speed up "negotiations."

WSWS (2023-01-19). Will Lehman submits additional evidence of voter suppression in UAW election to UAW Monitor. wsws.org Lehman submitted additional reports, based on information forwarded to him by workers, that the UAW Locals did not update the Local Union Information System with rank-and-file members' contact information.

WSWS (2023-01-19). SOS: A look at singer—songwriter SZA's chart-topping album. wsws.org The singer—songwriter's sophomore album is a big hit, but what message does it have for us?

WSWS (2023-01-19). Microsoft announces 10,000 layoffs as jobs bloodbath in US accelerates. wsws.org Tech giant Microsoft will lay off 5 percent of its global workforce in the latest job cut in the tech, banking and retail sectors.

WSWS (2023-01-19). VIDEO – Striking UK nurses speak from the picket lines. wsws.org WSWS reporters spoke to nurses on the picket lines during this week's 48-hour strike across England on January 18/19.

WSWS (2023-01-19). Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa. wsws.org National one-day strike in France against government plans to increase retirement age by two years; doctors across Spain walk out over staff shortages and pay; UK health workers' strikes over low pay and staff shortages continue as teachers vote to walk out; protests continue across Iran over police murder of Mahsa Amini, joined by cost-of-living strikes by oil and gas workers; strikes by Lebanese workers including telecom workers and teachers in response to ongoing economic crisis…

WSWS (2023-01-19). Republicans elevate Freedom Caucus fascists to top House committees. wsws.org The ultra-right Republican representatives will be over-represented on committees whose main efforts will be to conduct investigations of the Biden administration.

JANET (2023-01-19). Defend North Korea against U.S., South Korean provocations. iacenter.org By Otis Grotewohl January 18, 2023 United States and South Korean officials are ramping up provocations aimed at the Democratic People's Republic of Korea in the north. The two capitalist countries have announced they plan to hold official meetings in February, known as "tabletop exercises," to discuss military options to use against socialist North Korea. This is in response to the DPRK's recent testing of short-range ballistic missiles. New York City, 2017, solidarity with the Korean people. WW Photo: John Catalinotto On Jan. 12, right-wing South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol publicly raised the idea of using…

Steve Kirsch (2023-01-19). Proof: Strokes Are Caused by the COVID Vaccines. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Suzanne Burdick (2023-01-19). Four Studies Add to Evidence of Wireless Technology-Related Electromagnetic Radiation in Humans. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2023-01-19). Fear Is Pfizer's Financial Fertilizer. globalresearch.ca

Free West Media (2023-01-19). Officially Approved by the EU: Four Insects Hiding in Your Food. globalresearch.ca

Brian Flood (2023-01-19). George Soros Tied to at Least 54 Influential Media Figures Through Groups Funded by Liberal Billionaire: Study. globalresearch.ca

Iqbal Jassat (2023-01-19). Netanyahu's Claim of Jewish Exclusivity in Palestine Must be Challenged. globalresearch.ca

Emanuel Pastreich (2023-01-19). Video: End Governance by Secrecy. How to Take Down the Billionaires. globalresearch.ca

Middle East Eye (2023-01-19). Israel High Court Disqualifies Interior Minister Deri From Holding Office. globalresearch.ca

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano (2023-01-19). The FBI and Personal Liberty. globalresearch.ca

Jacob G. Hornberger (2023-01-19). An Old-Line Conservative Weighs In on the JFK Assassination. globalresearch.ca

Zero Hedge (2023-01-19). Is New Zealand a Beta Test for Western Governments Micromanaging the Populace? globalresearch.ca

Peter Koenig (2023-01-19). WEF Davos — The New Sodom and Gomorrah? globalresearch.ca

eugyppius (2023-01-19). The American Centers for Disease Control Pledge a Million Dollars for the Development of "a Public Health Tool to Predict the Virality of Vaccine Misinformation Narratives" globalresearch.ca

Alasdair Baverstock (2023-01-19). Mexico Receives U.S. Deportees. america.cgtn.com U.S. President Joe Biden has said he does not like Title 42, the Trump-era policy that allows migrants who cross the border illegally from Mexico to be immediately expelled.

americanthinker (2023-01-19). A classified document found in a garage is no accident, it is a crime. americanthinker.com Those in the know think the only reason anyone would take sensitive compartmentalized documents out of their secured locations is espionage.

americanthinker (2023-01-19). Accountability versus determinism. americanthinker.com Despite the support it receives from the academic left, a philosophy where ideas and actions are simply a byproduct of a programmed humanity collapses.

americanthinker (2023-01-19). Cryin' Adam grifts for petty cash and hawks signed editions of the January 6th report. americanthinker.com Clown alert: Adam Kinzinger (attempting) to sell his dignity for $100.

americanthinker (2023-01-19). Dealing with your brainwashed friends and family. americanthinker.com How to bring people back from their delusions…

americanthinker (2023-01-19). Good riddance to Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand. americanthinker.com A wokester progressive learns that trashing an economy through high inflation and letting crime go wild is no formula for re-election.

americanthinker (2023-01-19). Joe Biden's weak, insulting trip to the southern border. americanthinker.com Bottom line: He's not changing anything about what he's doing.

americanthinker (2023-01-19). Lies, lies, and more lies: 'experts' claim 'net-zero' will usher in prosperity. americanthinker.com Yeah, because no modern amenities sounds like a dream.

americanthinker (2023-01-19). Stunning cable news ratings reveal crisis-level decline of CNN and jaw-dropping dominance of Fox News over combined MSNBC+CNN audience. americanthinker.com A story that ought to hearten conservatives.

americanthinker (2023-01-19). Tucker Carlson does a masterful takedown of WEF covering up evidence of its terrible track record of advice. americanthinker.com A repulsive bunch, a collection of self-involved, arrogant elitists that has already inflicted disaster upon what they regard as the lesser orders, and is covering up the evidence.

Dan Williams (2023-01-19). The NBA celebrating Lunar New Year. america.cgtn.com The U.S. National Basketball Association is celebrating the Chinese Lunar New Year.

Staff (2023-01-19). Turkey, Pentagon recommence talks re deal for fifth-generation warplanes. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Anodolu AgencyJanuary 19, 2023 Tàºrkiye, US continue F-35 fighter jets consultations in Washington3rd round of meeting scheduled for spring in Ankara, Turkish National Defense Ministry says The delegations of the Turkish National Defense Ministry and the US Department of Defense have carried out the second round of F-35 fighter jets consultations in Washington, the Turkish …

Staff (2023-01-19). Growing Consolidation in Local Hospital Markets is Limiting Nurses' Wage Growth. cepr.net This research has policy implications for antitrust regulation and healthcare policy given that authorities primarily focus their attention on merger activity.

Staff (2023-01-19). Mixed Union Membership Report Shows Need for Sustained Movement Effort, Pro-Worker Policy. cepr.net Summary The union membership rate — the percentage of wage and salary workers who are union members—dropped between 2021 and 2022, while the number of union members increased. There are encouraging signs for the labor movement in other data — namely high union approval ratings and increased filings for union elections — but legal and …

Staff (2023-01-19). Stopping Fascism Beforehand. davidswanson.org

Zeina Al-Shaib (2023-01-19). The Water Crisis in Mississippi. america.cgtn.com People in the U.S. city of Jackson, Mississippi are facing a water supply and health crisis.

Misión Verdad (2023-01-19). Possible Scenarios for CITGO: OFAC 5J License. orinocotribune.com By Misión Verdad — Jan 18, 2023 | Once again, the risk of the ultimate heist of the CITGO Petroleum Corporation, a subsidiary of Petróleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA) on US soil, has increased. The United States Treasury Department recently extended the license that prevents the holders of the PDVSA 2020 bond from acting against the US subsidiary of the Venezuelan state oil company until April 20, 2023. | In exercise of the arbitrary "freezing" measures that the US government maintains against CITGO as the main Venezuelan asset abroad, the US Treasury Department via the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) <...

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-19). Lula da Silva pide castigar a Bolsonaro por asonada golpista. telesurtv.net El jefe de Estado brasileño declaró que los atacantes de las sedes de los poderes Ejecutivo, Legislativo y Judicial pudieron haber recibido órdenes de Bolsonaro.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-19). Presidente Putin afirma que Rusia busca terminar guerra en Donbas. telesurtv.net Putin participó en una reunión con veteranos de la Segunda Guerra Mundial y sobrevivientes del asedio de Leningrado.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-19). Denuncian el asesinato de una manifestante en Puno, Perú. telesurtv.net El hospital agregó que después ingresó Salomón Valenzuela Chua, con un diagnóstico de traumatismo torácico abierto, quien se encuentra con pronóstico reservado…

teleSUR- hvh, JCM (2023-01-19). Asesinan a dos jóvenes indígenas pataxó en Bahía, Brasil. telesurtv.net El Movimiento Unido de Pueblos y Organizaciones Indígenas denunció que fueron víctimas de los intereses latifundistas.

Staff (2023-01-19). Brigada médica cubana y una historia de altruismo con el pueblo saharaui. cubadebate.cu Altruismo y sacrificio son dos vocablos que resumen la labor de la brigada médica de Cuba en la atención de pacientes en el Hospital Nacional de Rabuni, en pleno desierto argelino. Diecisiete especialistas de salud de la isla caribeña prestan servicios en uno de las zonas de campamentos de refugiados saharauis en el territorio.

Staff (2023-01-19). "Popi", o Jorge González Pérez: Entre la medicina legal y el amor a Cuba (Parte II y final). cubadebate.cu El doctor en Ciencias Jorge González Pérez viajó a Bolivia por 21 días y terminó viviendo en allí cinco años y medio. Su "tarea" en ese país fue dura, llena de dificultades que el médico tuvo que sortear, porque "a la Patria no se regresa sin cumplir". Popi nos habla de la búsqueda infinita del Che y sus compañeros de guerrilla, de la alegría del hallazgo y de cómo el camino que eligió al inclinarse por su profesión lo ha llevado a la mayor de las gratificaciones: sentirse útil.

Staff (2023-01-19). Arranca en Madrid Fitur 2023: Cuba expondrá las novedades de su oferta turística. cubadebate.cu La 43 Feria Internacional del Turismo de Madrid, Fitur 2023, abrió sus puertas este miércoles con la participación de 131 países, entre los que Latinoamérica presenta una amplia oferta, tras las restricciones de los años más duros de la covid-19. Cuba está representada en esa cita por su ministro de Turismo, Juan Carlos García Granda.

Staff (2023-01-19). Las 3 del día: Lo que fue noticia este 18 de enero (+Podcast). cubadebate.cu Saludos a todos los seguidores del podcast "Las 3 del día". Este 18 de enero de 2023 le damos un repaso a lo que acontece en Cuba y el resto del mundo. | Voz: Laymara Alfonso Guedes (Estudiante de Periodismo de la Universidad de La Habana) Producción: Juan Emilio Calvo Ochoa…

Staff (2023-01-19). Portuarios, a una sola milla de ser campeón de la Liga Élite. cubadebate.cu Emocionante final —marcado por excelente fildeo de Rangel Ramos que sirvió para un salvador doble play—, tuvo el cuarto encuentro entre Portuarios y Agricultores por la porfía del título de la Liga Élite de Béisbol Cubano, cuyo marcador conclusivo 8-5 dejó a la tropa mayabequense-industrialista a solo un triunfo de coronarse.

Staff (2023-01-19). Rafa Nadal tras su derrota y lesión en el Abierto de Australia: "Lo intenté y no fue posible" cubadebate.cu Rafael Nadal compareció en rueda de prensa visiblemente abatido tras su derrota en segunda ronda del Abierto de Australia. El tenista de Manacor sufrió una nueva lesión, un problema de cadera, que le perjudicó gravemente en la última parte del partido. Cuando salió de la pista para ser atendido, su mujer, en la grada, no pudo contener las lágrimas.

Staff (2023-01-19). Al menos dos personas murieron y 80 resultaron heridas en estampida en estadio iraquí. cubadebate.cu Autoridades de Irak comunicaron que al menos dos personas murieron y otras 80 resultaron heridas como consecuencia de una estampida en las inmediaciones del estadio de fútbol de Basora. Miles de aficionados se concentraron frente al estadio Yezá al Najla, donde se disputará la final de la Copa de Naciones del Golfo.

Staff (2023-01-19). Asiste Díaz-Canel en Guantánamo a reunión para evaluar las potencialidades de esa provincia. cubadebate.cu El presidente de la República, Miguel Díaz-Canel, asiste en Guantánamo a la décima reunión de un ciclo que evalúa las potencialidades del país para enfrentar las actuales circunstancias. Los principales proyectos en la provincia este 2023 se concentran en la producción agropecuaria y las exportaciones de bienes y servicios.

Staff (2023-01-19). Conozca las modificaciones en la enseñanza superior cubana para el nuevo curso escolar. cubadebate.cu El periodo lectivo que iniciará tiene como peculiaridad la entrada en vigor de las resoluciones 47/2022 y 115/2022 del MES, que regulan todo el proceso docente educativo y establecen numerosos cambios, como una mayor libertad a los centros educacionales para organizar el curso académico.

Staff (2023-01-19). Más de 3 000 atletas participarán en los V Juegos del ALBA Venezuela 2023. cubadebate.cu Alrededor de 3 500 atletas de 11 países participarán en los V Juegos del ALBA de Venezuela 2023, previstos del 21 al 29 de abril. El ministro venezolano para la Juventud y el Deporte, Mervin Maldonado, destacó que esta vez participará como invitada la representación de Rusia. Los 35 deportes programados se realizarán en 30 instalaciones.

Staff (2023-01-19). Vicepresidenta vietnamita asume como Jefa de Estado hasta los próximos comicios. cubadebate.cu La vicepresidenta de Vietnam, Vo Thi Anh Xuan, fue nombrada este miércoles como presidenta interina del país luego de que la Asamblea Nacional avalara la destitución de Nguyen Xuan Phuc, quien renunció tras varios escándalos de corrupción.

Staff (2023-01-19). øPor qué mienten Reuters y Marc Frank? (+ Video). cubadebate.cu Hubo un tiempo en que las agencias de prensa verificaban fuentes en busca de la calidad del trabajo de sus corresponsales antes de darlo a la luz. Más si se trata de una como Reuters. Pero pareciera que esa práctica de contrastar y verificar ha sido abandonada, o al menos aplicada con cierta discrecionalidad. Lo hace pensar un despacho de esa agencia titulado "Filtración de datos confidenciales de las reservas internacionales cubanas genera polémica", firmado por Marc Frank.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-19). Argentina recompra bonos de deuda por mil millones de dólares. telesurtv.net El ministro de Economía subrayó que "a lo largo de los últimos cinco meses trabajamos muy fuerte en la normalización macroeconómica.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-19). Gobierno chileno rechaza plan de explotación minera Dominga. telesurtv.net Aunque había sido una promesa de campaña, el rechazo solo llegó tras un dictamen técnico de una agencia que recomendó no aprobar el proyecto asociado al exmandatario Sebastián Piñera.

teleSUR, jaa, JGN (2023-01-19). Derrumbe de edificio en República Dominicana deja más de 10 heridos. telesurtv.net Los efectivos de rescate y salvamento y de Defensa Civil continúan buscando sobrevivientes bajo la gran cantidad de escombros que quedaron tras el siniestro.

teleSUR, jaa, JGN (2023-01-19). Italia registra quinta semana con descenso en ingresos por Covid-19. telesurtv.net La semana analizada en el informe, terminada este 17 de enero, 346.912 personas se encontraban aisladas en sus casas, mientras que 6.421 estaban en hospitales y tenían síntomas.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-19). Rusia acusa a EE.UU. de desarrollar una guerra híbrida. telesurtv.net El canciller ruso recordó en una rueda de prensa que el presidente ucraniano prohibió por ley entablar negociaciones con Rusia.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-01-19). Personal sanitario realiza huelga en Reino Unido. telesurtv.net La directora ejecutiva de RCN, Pat Cullen, refirió que "las enfermeras están en huelga porque la gente se está muriendo".

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2023-01-19). Partido Laborista vuelve a ganar comicios en Antigua y Barbuda. telesurtv.net El Partido Laborista de Antigua y Barbuda, que presentó a 17 candidatos, ganó nueve de los 17 escaños en el Parlamento.

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2023-01-19). Dimite primera ministra de Nueva Zelanda, Jacinda Ardern. telesurtv.net La política de 42 años de edad afirmó que "no tengo suficiente energía para seguir con el trabajo. Es el momento".

teleSUR- hvh, JCM (2023-01-19). Localizan 171 posibles tumbas de niños indígenas en Canadá. telesurtv.net Las autoridades precisaron que las lápidas fueron encontradas en la antigua Escuela Residencial India de St. Mary.

teleSUR- hvh, JCM (2023-01-19). 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.

Staff (2023-01-19). Miles de peruanos se congregan en Lima para gran marcha contra la presidenta Boluarte (+ Video). cubadebate.cu La desértica capital de Perú congregaba a miles de personas llegadas desde zonas remotas de los Andes para protestar el jueves contra la presidenta, Dina Boluarte, y apoyar a su antecesor, Pedro Castillo, cuya destitución en diciembre desencadenó manifestaciones letales y sumió al país en el caos político.

Staff (2023-01-19). Un hasta pronto a Teresa Lara Junco, maestra de las estadísticas de género. cubadebate.cu Este martes murió en La Habana Teresa Lara Junco, pionera en la producción de estadísticas de género en el país. Lara Junco —o Tere, como la llamaban colegas y amigas— entendió muy bien la necesidad de contabilizar la participación y problemáticas de las mujeres, así como de vencer resistencias para su generación, uso y divulgación.

Staff (2023-01-19). Messi y Cristiano Ronaldo celebrarán hoy su probable último duelo. cubadebate.cu El Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) enfrentará hoy al equipo Riyadh Season en Arabia Saudita, con las miradas en el probable último duelo entre los ídolos del fútbol Lionel Messi y Cristiano Ronaldo, un partido marcado por contrastes.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-19). Denuncian detención ilegal de líderes sociales salvadoreños. telesurtv.net A su vez, organizaciones de solidaridad con el pueblo salvadoreño han demandado su excarcelación y el fin de intención del Gobierno de Nayib Bukele de reintroducir la minería en el país.

teleSUR, MER (2023-01-19). Cierran centros electorales en Antigua y Barbuda. telesurtv.net A estos comicios fueron convocadas unas 60.916 personas para ejercer su derecho al voto hasta las 18H00 (hora local).

teleSUR, odr, JGN (2023-01-19). Diez frases de Edgar Allan Poe, el maestro del terror. telesurtv.net Poe se destacó por ejercer una gran influencia en la literatura simbolista y surrealista de su época.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-19). Sismo de magnitud 5,4 deja 120 heridos en norte de Irán. telesurtv.net Unos 20 minutos antes de este sismo, un movimiento telúrico de magnitud 3,6 sacudió la misma zona a una profundidad de 13 kilómetros desde la superficie terrestre.

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2023-01-19). Delegaciones regionales inician "Toma de Lima" y exigen renuncia de Dina Boluarte. telesurtv.net Las organizaciones regionales participarán en la segunda gran "Marcha de los 4 suyos" a las 16.00 (hora local).

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-19). 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 (2023-01-19). øLas fotos de perros más espectaculares? Imágenes ganadoras del Dog Photography Awards 2022. cubadebate.cu Más de 1 400 personas de 50 países han participado en los International Dog Photography Awards 2022. El propósito del certamen es exhibir imágenes de perros realizadas por fotógrafos profesionales y aficionados. Los International Dog Photography Awards se dividen en cuatro categorías: retrato y paisaje, estudio, acción y perros y personas.

Staff (2023-01-19). Ciego de àÅvila adopta nueva modalidad de distribución de productos. cubadebate.cu Cinco productos comercializados en moneda nacional en la red de unidades de la Corporación Cimex y de la Cadena de Tiendas Caribe (pollo, aceite, salchicha, picadillo y detergente) comenzarán a distribuirse por núcleos en Ciego de àÅvila, empleando el registro de consumidores del Grupo Empresarial de Comercio (GECCA).

Staff (2023-01-19). Industria biofarmacéutica cubana retoma la producción de Salbutamol, Fluticasona y Enalapril. cubadebate.cu La industria biofarmacéutica cubana retomó la producción de Salbutamol, Fluticasona y Enalapril, tres medicamentos de alta demanda, cuya fabricación se había interrumpido por trabas en la obtención de materias primas. El proveedor habitual del gas farmacéutico para los aerosoles de dosis metradas se había negado a seguir suministrándolo.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-19). 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, jaa, YSM (2023-01-19). Cuba y Hungría ratifican voluntad de fortalecer cooperación. telesurtv.net El canciller cubano catalogó de excelente y sustancial el encuentro sostenido entre el mandatario cubano, Miguel Díaz-Canel y el canciller húngaro.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-19). 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 (2023-01-19). Canciller ruso llega a Belarús en visita de trabajo. telesurtv.net La agenda de trabajo incluirá debates sobre la cooperación bilateral y los avances en la construcción del Estado de la Unión.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-01-19). Inauguran proyecto Metro-Energía en Ciudad de México. telesurtv.net La obra de 4. 0 millones de pesos (239 millones de dólares) fue ejecutada por la Comisión Federal de Electricidad y el Sistema de Transporte Colectivo Metro.

teleSUR, MER (2023-01-19). Continúa movilización en Perú para exigir renuncia de Dina Boluarte. telesurtv.net A Lima han empezado a llegar las caravanas desde diferentes partes del país para protestar contra el Gobierno de Boluarte.

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2023-01-19). Nombran a vicepresidenta vietnamita como jefa de Estado. telesurtv.net El nombramiento se realiza en correspondencia a lo establecido en la Constitución de Vietnam de 2013.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-01-19). Crean grupo de trabajo para valorización del salario mínimo en Brasil. telesurtv.net Según detalles ofrecidos por fuentes oficiales, el grupo estará trabajando durante 45 días, aunque existe la posibilidad de alargar este periodo.

teleSUR, lvm, JGN (2023-01-19). México contabiliza 30.952 casos nuevos de la Covid-19 en última semana. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con el subsecretario mexicano de Salud, Hugo López-Gatell, la pandemia de la Covid-19 lleva 12 semanas consecutivas al alza.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-01-19). República Dominicana recibirá 85.000 vacunas contra el cólera. telesurtv.net Las vacunas fueron adquiridas a través del fondo rotatorio de la Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS).

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-01-19). Sequía afecta abastecimiento de agua en varias ciudades de Uruguay. telesurtv.net Según el ente, el país se encuentra con la totalidad del territorio bajo condición de sequía.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-01-19). Trabajadores petroleros de Ecuador protestan por mejoras salariales. telesurtv.net Solicitan la renuncia del gerente Julio César Moscoso, por el incumplimiento de la homologación salarial.

Staff (2023-01-19). Este jueves en la Mesa Redonda estreno del documental: "35 años en casa" mesaredonda.cubadebate.cu Sobre la historia del Centro de Protección e Higiene de las Radiaciones (CPHR), soporte científico tecnológico del sistema de seguridad radiológica de la República de Cuba, versa el documental "35 años en casa".

Staff (2023-01-19). Eligen nuevo primer secretario del Partido en la Isla de la Juventud. cubadebate.cu

Staff (2023-01-19). Acción humana: Detrás del 90% de los incendios forestales en Cuba. cubadebate.cu La acción humana supone alrededor del 90% de las causas de los incendios forestales reportados en el territorio nacional, subrayó hoy el coronel Manuel Lamas Gómez, jefe del Cuerpo de Guardabosques de Cuba. Los siniestros suelen producirse como parte de las quemas no autorizadas de hierbas, el empleo de vehículos sin matachispas, entre otros factores.

Staff (2023-01-19). Tasas vigentes en el mercado cambiario cubano este 19 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 jueves 19 de enero en el mercado cambiario del país.

Anonymous103 (2023-01-18). Military Situation In Bakhmut-Soledar Region On January 18, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-18). US-NATO Prepare Escalation in Desperate Bid to Turn the Tide in Ukraine. libya360.wordpress.com Update on the conflict in Ukraine for January 18, 2023. Bakhmut faces encirclement by Russian forces; The Netherlands is considering sending Patriot missile systems after West blames Russia for residential building strike; Ukrainian presidential adviser Arestovich has resigned after suggesting the building was hit because of a failed Ukrainian interception of a…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-18). Military Situation In Ukraine On January 18, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Kupyansk; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Stelmakhovka; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Debrova; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Bakhmut; | Russian air defense systems shot down 1 Olkha rocket near Vladimirovka in the Donetsk People's Republic; | Russian air defense systems shot down 1 Ukrainian warplane rocket near Yablonovka…

Fernando De la Cuadra (2023-01-18). Los principales escollos del gobierno Lula. globalizacion.ca En este artículo el autor analiza las medidas adoptados por el gobierno de Lula ante los acontecimientos golpistas para reflexionar sobre las tareas de principales del gobierno -que lleven a la desbolsonarización del país- teniendo en cuenta los límites que…

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). Headlines for January 18, 2023. democracynow.org Helicopter Crash Near Kyiv Kills 17, Including Ukrainian Interior Minister, U.S. Begins Training Ukrainian Troops at Fort Sill in Oklahoma, Filipino Journalist and Nobel Laureate Maria Ressa Acquitted of Tax Evasion Charges, Election Deniers Marjorie Taylor Greene & Paul Gosar to Join House Oversight Committee, Serial Liar George Santos Picked by GOP for Two House Committees, White House: GOP Plan over Debt Ceiling Is "Recipe for Economic Catastrophe", Brazil Charges 39 Bolsonaro Supporters with Staging a Coup, Iranian American Jailed in Tehran Begins Hunger Strike, Peru: Thousands Converge in Lima to…

Rachel Hu, Chris Garaffa (2023-01-18). CovertAction Bulletin: Who's Behind the Far-Right Riots in Brazil? covertactionmagazine.com On January 8th, right-wing Brazilians stormed the federal building and Supreme Court in the capital of Brasília. Inspired by baseless accusations by former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro that the October elections were stolen, the rioters broke windows, smashed art, destroyed paintings, stole computers and more.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2023-01-18). Ukraine's "Neo-Nazi Summer Camp". Military Training for Young Children. globalresearch.ca The Azov battalion supported by its Western partners is not only involved in para-military operations in Donbass, it is also running a Summer Camp military training project for young children.

Rodney Atkinson (2023-01-18). Nazis' Children at the World Economic Forum. globalresearch.ca

J.B. Gerald (2023-01-18). Allegations of Genocide Return to Peru. dissidentvoice.org The Peruvian Prosecutor's Office has placed she who claims the country's presidency, Dina Bolurate under investigation for crimes including genocide, resulting from her government's treatment of protesters who prefer the elected President Pedro Castillo. Now much of her government is under investigation for genocide ("genocide, qualified homicide and serious injuries"): Alberto Otarola (the prime minister …

Staff (2023-01-18). A Year After Oil Spill in Peru, Repsol Evades Multi-Billion Dollar Lawsuit. orinocotribune.com Repsol's La Pampilla refinery has been exonerated from a $4.5 billion 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 by the or…

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…

Peoples Dispatch (2023-01-18). Daily Round-up | Teachers, staff in England and Wales vote to go on strike & other stories. peoplesdispatch.org In today's episode, we bring you stories of a vote to strike by teachers in the UK, developments from Peru, warnings by scientists on El Nino and heatwaves, and Syria's condemnation of sanctions…

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…

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."

Anonymous669 (2023-01-18). In Video: Russian Lancet Loitering Munition Takes Out Ukraine Radiosonde Radar. southfront.org Lancet-3, screen grab from Russia-24 report. | The Russian military continues to use Lancet loitering munitions to target and destroy high-value Ukrainian military equipment. | On January 18, a video showing a recent Lancet strike on a Ukrainian 1B44-1 radar surfaced online. The strike reported took place on Kherson front. | The 1B44-1 is a weather radar for radiosonde observation. The radar measures wind direction and speed, relative humidity, temperature and pressure. This data is collected by radio…

TRNN (2023-01-18). Activists call for peace in Ukraine, diplomacy with Russia on MLK Day. therealnews.com

John Catalinotto (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 . . . |

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…

Anonymous669 (2023-01-18). Netherlands To Supply Ukraine With Patriot Battery: Zelensky. southfront.org The Netherlands will supply Ukraine with a MIM-104 Patriot air defense battery, Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky announced on January 17. | This is the third Patriot battery promised to Kiev by its allies. Both the United States and Germany have already pledged to provide one battery each in recent weeks as a part of a plan meant to boost Ukrainian air defense capabilities in the face of Russia."Very important news came from Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte today," he said in a video address, post…

Danny Haiphong (2023-01-18). The U.S. is already preparing for its next war: on China. mronline.org While the U.S. and NATO wage a proxy war against Russia in Ukraine, military strategists and pundits in Washington have set their sights on China.

Anonymous103 (2023-01-18). UPDATED: Helicopter With Leadership Of Ukrainian Ministry Of Interior On Board Crashed Near Kindergarten In Kiev Region. southfront.org According to the latest data, people on board who were killed in the incident included: Minister of Internal Affairs of…

Staff (2023-01-18). European Parliament demands Germany immediately hand tanks to Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Polish RadioJanuary 18, 2023 European Parliament calls on Scholz to hand over Leopard tanks On Wednesday 18 January, the European Parliament adopted a resolution calling on Chancellor Scholz to deliver the agreed Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine. This summons appears as part of the 2022 annual report on the implementation of the Common Security and …

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 …

Staff (2023-01-18). NATO chieftain at Davos: "Weapons are the way to peace" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOJanuary 18, 2023 NATO Secretary General calls for more support to Ukraine at World Economic Forum NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg participated in the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland on Wednesday (18 January 2023), where he called for more support to Ukraine. In the plenary session on "Restoring Security and Peace", the …

Staff (2023-01-18). Pentagon transfers artillery shells from Israel to Ukraine NYT. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Polish RadioJanuary 18, 2023 US sending munitions stored in Israel to Ukraine: report The Pentagon's large munitions depots in Israel are used to meet the needs of the US military in the Middle East. They can also be used by the Israeli army in cases of emergency. The New York Times reported that as an …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-18). Nebenzia: Ukraine Stands on the Brink of a Large-Scale Inter-Confessional Conflict Without Precedents in Modern European History. libya360.wordpress.com Statement by Permanent Representative Vassily Nebenzia at UNSC briefing on persecution of Orthodox Christianity by Ukrainian authorities Mr.President, We followed closely the briefing of Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Ilze Brands-Kheris. Let me underscore that the Russian Federation still proceeds from the understanding that issues relating to human rights do not fall within…

_____ (2023-01-18). How the Price of the Ukraine War Compares to America's Infrastructure Investment Gaps. strategic-culture.org Between January 24 and November 20, 2022, the United States sent $48 billion in aid to Ukraine. Let's see how this money could have been spent considering America's infrastructure needs. | (Click on the image to enlarge)…

SAM (2023-01-18). Ukrainian Peace Activists Speak Out. progressivehub.net MARCY WINOGRAD | LA PROGRESSIVE…

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-18). At Davos, Zelensky Tells Western Backers to Speed Up Arms Deliveries. news.antiwar.com In a video address to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky told Kyiv's Western backers to pick up the "speed" of their decisions on arms deliveries, a veiled reference to Germany's hesitancy to send heavy tanks to the country. "The list of calls for decisive, efficient joint actions needs to …

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). Ukraine Defense Minister Says Kiev Is a 'Member of NATO de Facto'. strategic-culture.org By Andre DAMON | In an interview with the British Broadcasting Corporation aired Friday, Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov said that Ukraine is a "member of NATO de facto." | Reznikov's statement is an effective admission that the Ukrainian military has been functioning as a proxy of the NATO alliance, refuting false claims by the White House that the United States is not a party to the conflict. | Ukraine is a "member of NATO de facto," Ukrainian defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov said Friday. | "We have a lot of modern, NATO, standard weaponry," Reznikov said. "It means that Ukraine as a country, an…

Philip Giraldi (2023-01-18). Ukraine War Spills Over Into the Middle East. globalresearch.ca

Editor (2023-01-18). The World Split Apart 2.0: Part 3 and Conclusion. mronline.org Like during the Cold War, the global schism has a military component that is gradually intensifying. The emerging East-West military standoff is building on the energy of the polarization exacerbated by the Russo-Ukrainian war for NATO expansion.

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 …

Staff (2023-01-18). Canada provides Ukraine with 200 armored vehicles. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Interfax-UkraineJanuary 18, 2023 Zelensky thanks Canadian PM for new aid package — 200 Senator armored vehicles President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has thanked Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Canadian people for a new package of defense assistance — 200 Senator armored vehicles. "…Thank you Justin Trudeau and Canadian people for another defense aid …

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-18). NATO Chief Calls for 'Significant Increase' in Military Aid for Ukraine. news.antiwar.com NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday called for a "significant increase" in military aid for Kyiv. "This is a pivotal moment in the war and the need for a significant increase in support for Ukraine," the NATO chief told Reuters on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Stoltenberg claimed that more …

____ (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.

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.

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.

____ (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.

_____ (2023-01-18). General Armageddon Makes Way. strategic-culture.org Russia's decision to replace Russia's decision to replace

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). US-China unlikely to find breakthrough during Blinken's upcoming visit to Beijing. infobrics.org Blinken hopes to limit Russian-Chinese cooperation.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-18). News Conference by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on the 2022 Russian Diplomacy Outcomes. libya360.wordpress.com Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's remarks and answers to media questions at the news conference on the performance of Russian diplomacy in 2022, Moscow, January 18, 2023 Good afternoon, colleagues. Our tradition has been to meet at the beginning of the new year to discuss the results and events of the past year. 2022 was difficult…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-18). When Putin Finally Gave Up on The West. southfront.org | Written by Russia's President, Vladimir Putin, first took office at the very start of the 21st Century, when he hoped and intended for there to emerge a real partnership between Russia and the rest of The West. He then interpreted The West (U.S.-and-allied countries) to be motivated by basically benign intentions, which he shared himself. He considered himself to hold Western v…

Alex Kimani (2023-01-18). The UK Loophole That Keeps Russian Oil Coming In, "Refined in India" globalresearch.ca

Anonymous103 (2023-01-18). Military Situation In Syria On January 18, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org On January 18, the Russian Ministry of Defense recorded no hostilities and ceasefire violations in the Idlib region in the past 24 hours; | On January 18, one SAA serviceman was killed in IED explosion in the city of Daraa; | On January 18, Turkish artillery shelled SDF positions near Ain Issa; | On January 18, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in Kansafra; | On January 18, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in al-Barah; | O…

_____ (2023-01-18). On the situation with refugees in the Republic of Korea. journal-neo.org At the beginning of January 2023, several media outlets reported the wide-spreading news that Russian citizens who had had their refugee status rejected were stuck at Incheon Airport (Republic of Korea). And this case was not the only one, because under the guise of receiving this status, some with ill intentions were trying to enter …

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…

_____ (2023-01-18). CIA Chief Warns Zelensky of Assassination (…by the CIA). strategic-culture.org

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.

Anonymous103 (2023-01-18). Military Situation In Iraq On January 18, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org Two Iraqi soldiers were killed in an armed attack on the Iraqi police vehicle on Al-Hawli-Salimaniyah road in Kirkuk province; | Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani held talks with White House Coordinator for the Middle East and North Africa Brett McGurk on US-Iraq relationship and the ways to reinforce the ties at various levels and in different fields; | The IRGC Quds Force commander, Esmail Qaani visited the location of martyrdom of General Qasem Soleimani a…

Amy Goodman (2023-01-18). Fight Grows to Stop Medical Debt From Destroying Patients' Lives. truthout.org The growing problem of crushing medical debt was raised by Senator Bernie Sanders in a national address Tuesday on the American working class. We hear from patients and discuss the fight to stop hospitals from suing patients, garnishing wages and putting liens on homes of people facing medical bills they can't afford. We are joined by Elisabeth Benjamin, vice president of Health Initiatives at the… |

____ (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.

Staff (2023-01-18). End Medical Debt: Fight Grows to Stop Hospitals from Suing Patients, Garnishing Wages, Ruining Credit. democracynow.org The growing problem of crushing medical debt was raised by Senator Bernie Sanders in a national address Tuesday on the American working class. We hear from patients and discuss the fight to stop hospitals from suing patients, garnishing wages and putting liens on homes of people facing medical bills they can't afford. We are joined by Elisabeth Benjamin, vice president of Health Initiatives at the Community Service Society of New York and co-founder of the Health Care for All New York campaign.

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)…

Staff (2023-01-18). Strategic interests: sale/upgrade of 120 F-16s to Turkey "important for U.S., NATO as well" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Daily SabahJanuary 18, 2023 Tàºrkiye urges US to expedite F-16 process Foreign Minister Mevlàºt àáavu≈üoƒülu said Tàºrkiye expects the U.S. to approve the sale of F-16 fighter jets, noting that the purchase is in line with the "joint strategic interests" of both countries. àáavu≈üoƒülu was speaking in Washington, where he was welcomed by his U.S. …

Staff (2023-01-18). NATO Enhanced Opportunities Partners Georgia, Jordan solidify military ties. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Civil GeorgiaJanuary 18, 2023 Defense Minister Visits Jordan Minister of Defense of Georgia, Juansher Burchuladze visited the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan where he met with the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Jordanian Armed Forces, Major General Yousef Ahmed Al-Hnaity. Per the statement of the Georgian MOD, the two countries discussed defense …

Andrew Korybko (2023-01-18). Venezuela Essentially Envisages CELAC Playing a Key Role in the Multipolar World Order. orinocotribune.com

_____ (2023-01-18). Thousands Protest Latest Israeli Repression. popularresistance.org One of the most egregious acts was to enforce a ban on carrying Palestinian flags in public, through a directive issued by Israeli National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir. The Palestinian flag has long been recognized as a symbol of resistance to the Israeli occupation. Now people arrested for carrying the flag under the ban can be sentenced to up to a year in prison. Ben-Gvir has ordered police to tear down Palestinian flags wherever they are found in public. | Over 20,000 activists joined forces in a "Together against fascism and apartheid" protest in Tel Aviv Jan. 7. A week later on Jan. 14, over 100,000 pr…

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2023-01-18). A Picture of Global Complicity: Aiding Myanmar's Military Regime. globalresearch.ca

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.

David Cronin (2023-01-18). EU distorts history of how it helped weaponize anti-Semitism. electronicintifada.net Fundamental Rights Agency both disowns and promotes dubious definition.

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.

Robert S. Becker (2023-01-18). Can careening House misfits double down what made Trump unelectable—and dodge electoral suicide? nationofchange.org How do two failed House years, after the wildly absurd kick-off, not wreck the right, not the left?>

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 …

____ (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.

_____ (2023-01-18). Richest 1% Took 2/3rds Of Global Wealth Since 2020. popularresistance.org In the past decade, the richest 1% of people on Earth sucked up half of all new wealth. In 2020 and 2021, the richest 1% took nearly two-thirds of all new wealth — six times greater than the wealth made by the poorest 90% of the global population. | "Since 2020, for every dollar of new global wealth gained by someone in the bottom 90%, one of the world's billionaires has gained $1.7 million", wrote Oxfam. | In the meantime, global poverty is getting worse, not better. | These shocking statistics were published in "Survival of the Richest", a report authored by Oxfam, an international humanitarian organizati…

_____ (2023-01-18). US Labor Strikes Went Up Almost 50% Between 2021 And 2022. popularresistance.org In 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated shortly after speaking with sanitation workers in Memphis, Tennessee. The workers were on strike to protest their low wages and unsafe working conditions. | Union membership and strike activity has fallen in the decades since King's death. But more recently, that has been changing. | The number of strikes in the United States rose almost 50% between 2021 and 2022, according to Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations. That pickup in activity has momentum. | In many industries, working conditions have worsened during the pandemic. Cathy Creighto…

_____ (2023-01-18). New Report Highlights Pesticides' Overlooked Climate Connection. popularresistance.org As chemicals designed to kill insects and weeds, fungi and rodents, pesticides are among the most toxic and damaging substances on the planet. Their harmful impacts on human and ecosystem health are generally well understood. What receives far less attention, however, is the climate impact of these agrochemicals. Not only do pesticides directly contribute to the climate crisis, but a changing climate is likely to intensify pressure from agricultural pests and decrease plant resiliency, resulting in greater pesticide usage and therefore further greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new report. | This "vicious c…

_____ (2023-01-18). How Elon Musk Is Aiding The US' Regime Change Operation In Iran. popularresistance.org Elon Musk has announced that he is helping to smuggle hundreds of Starlink satellite communications devices into Iran. The South African-born billionaire made the admission on December 26, replying to a tweet lauding female Iranian protesters for refusing to cover their hair. "Approaching 100 Starlinks active in Iran", he tweeted, clearly implying a political motivation to his work. | That Musk is involved in Washington's attempts to weaken or overthrow the administration in Tehran has been clear for some months now. In September — at the height of the demonstrations following the suspicious death of 22-yea…

_____ (2023-01-18). Record Police Killings In 2022 Show Need To Organize For Abolition. popularresistance.org Law enforcement killed a record number of Americans in 2022, two years after the largest racial justice uprising in the U.S. According to the Mapping Police Violence database, police slayed 1,183 people in the U.S. last year. Of those murdered, according to the database, 25 percent were Black, although Black people make up less than 13 percent of the national population. | One would think, in a post-George Floyd "moment of reckoning," that a record number of police killings would garner more attention, especially in an election year. But would an average American recognize the names of Kiaza Miller, Mable Arringt…

_____ (2023-01-18). Will The Weather Eventually Provoke Radical Action On Climate? popularresistance.org With two world summits on the global environment at the end of last year — COP27 and COP15 — there should have been the prospect of an immediate impact on the looming disaster of climate breakdown. | In reality, results were limited at best. | COP27 on climate change did agree to a 'loss and damage' fund that acknowledged the role of long-term emitters in the industrial world and the need for them to aid countries across the Global South. | Funding was proposed for accelerating the transition to renewable energy while responding to the impact of current and future climate disasters. What was lacking w…

_____ (2023-01-18). Learn About The Struggle Of The Last Colony In Africa. popularresistance.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…

_____ (2023-01-18). Public Housing Residents Created A Model For Tenant Rights Activism. popularresistance.org New York City, New York – The coronavirus pandemic laid bare the critical need for affordable housing across the United States. As millions lost their jobs, many Americans were only able to remain housed thanks to the advent of COVID-19 housing policies, including eviction moratoriums and rent freezes. | In the last year, as these protections dwindled across the country, tenants in Black neighborhoods have taken up fights to improve housing access and have won significant battles. In Kansas City, Missouri, residents pushed city leaders to codify a right to legal counsel during eviction procedures for low-income r…

_____ (2023-01-18). GOP Has Not Created A New Church Committee. popularresistance.org House Republicans last week announced that they would quickly create a special committee that they referred to as the Church Committee II. Formally, they named it the Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government. The subcommittee was created on a straight party-line vote: All 221 Republicans voted in favor while all 211 Democrats were opposed. | It will be chaired by far-right Ohio Congressman Jim Jordan, the former wrestling coach at Ohio State University whom six former wrestlers accused of doing nothing to help them, despite the fact that he knew they were being molested by the team docto…

_____ (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), …

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). 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.

Staff (2023-01-18). Western Media Distorts Overall Success of China's Fight Against Covid-19, w/ Tings Chak. youtube.com According to Western media, China can't do anything right. First it was doing too little to address COVID, then it was doing too much and needed to reopen, and now it's wrong to open up as it is. But if you look at things objectively, and take off the Western-colored glasses, is all the criticism …

____ (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 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). 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). 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). 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). 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 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.

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-18). US, China Vow to Increase Communication to Avoid Conflict in High-Level Meeting. news.antiwar.com Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen met with China's top economic official, Vice Premier Liu He, in Switzerland on Wednesday as Washington and Beijing continue to maintain high-level contacts. In a readout of the meeting, the Treasury Department said that both sides "agreed it is important for the functioning of the global economy to further enhance communication …

____ (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). 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.

americanthinker (2023-01-18). FBI's record of policing itself against China's spies is abysmal, new book SpyFail reveals. americanthinker.com But they have no problem policing ordinary Americans' tweets or raiding President Trump's home.

____ (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). 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.

____ (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). 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). 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). 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'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 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). 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). 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.

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). 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.

Editor (2023-01-18). Cuba assumes the head of the G-77 at a critical time. mronline.org On January 12, Cuba took the presidency of the G77+China for the first time in history after being elected in September 2022 during the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

____ (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.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-18). China's Economy is on a Rebound. libya360.wordpress.com M. K. Bhadrakumar China's economic data for the year 2022 has been released in Beijing on Tuesday. The striking part is that China's GDP growth slowed down to 3 percent. From an Indian perspective, it may seem momentarily that China's economy is slowing while India's expanded by nearly 7 percent (per World Bank predictions.) Can India catch…

____ (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.

Peter Certo (2023-01-18). In OtherWords: January 11, 2023. otherwords.org Happy New Year! | In our first new package of 2023, new People for the American Way president Svante Myrick says Svante, a Black former leader of Ithaca, New York who grew up experiencing homelessness before becoming the youngest mayor in the state's history, knows a thing or two about overcoming adversity. It's not something done by "Great Men" (or women) alone, he says — it's done by the countless ordinary people who stand up for w…

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.

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 …

William Paul (2023-01-18). More Cops? Not What Our Communities Need. socialistproject.ca

WSWS (2023-01-18). Striking National Health Service workers nurses speak out from picket lines. wsws.org World Socialist Web Site reporters spoke to National Health Service nurses on picket lines during the first day of a two-day strike on Wednesday.

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.

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 …

Max Elbaum (2023-01-18). MAGA threat greater today than in 2020. peoplesworld.org McCarthy got his gavel, but MAGA pulls his strings. The GOP is comfy with armed fascists, SCOTUS is rolling back the 20th century. Time to get busy. "For the first time since before the Civil War, a fascist party has taken control of the House of Representatives. (I define a party as fascist if it does …

____ (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.

Ann Brown (2023-01-18). Meek Mill: The Shade Room Promotes Black Embarrassment And Misery, I May Hire Private Investigators. moguldom.com Hip-hop artist and criminal justice reform activist Meek Mill is not happy with the Black celebrity gossip platform The Shade Room (TSR). He's even implying he might sue and do an investigation into their inner workings. TSR was founded by Angelica "Angie" Nwandu in 2014. At one point, it was ranked as one of the …

Pavan Kulkarni (2023-01-18). Protests in Breakaway Somaliland Call for Reunification with Somalia. towardfreedom.org As the United States and the United Kingdom 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. Pavan Kulkarni of Peoples Dispatch reports.

imperial.ac.uk (2023-01-18). IBD diagnosis, eco-burials and awards for Imperial: News from the College. imperial.ac.uk Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial.

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 …

americanthinker (2023-01-18). How Democrats do transparency. americanthinker.com Democrats have been using the "oblique transparency" strategy for decades. Good luck finding anything out.

Chris Walker (2023-01-18). White House Demands McCarthy Reveal "Hidden Bargains" Made to Win Speakership. truthout.org A deal struck by far right members of the GOP House caucus and Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-California) to provide him enough votes to become Speaker of the House remains largely hidden, its aspects still unknown to the general public, nearly two weeks after he was appointed to the role. The way in which the American people have not been informed of the terms of the deal is problematic… |

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…

Frank Cappello (2023-01-18). LEVER TIME: The State Of Congress (w/ Rep. Ro Khanna). levernews.com

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.

Steve Kirsch (2023-01-18). After COVID Vaccine Rolled Out, the FAA Tacitly Admitted that Pilots Electrocardiogram (EKG) Are No Longer Normal. globalresearch.ca

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.

SAM (2023-01-18). Corporations Use Legal Threats To Halt Climate Progress. progressivehub.net LOIS PARSHLEY | GRIST…

Isheka N. Harrison (2023-01-18). Girlfriend Of PnB Rock Reveals To Fans He Didn't Have A Will Or Life Insurance: 'We're So Young, We Don't Plan On Death'. moguldom.com Stephanie Sibounheuang, the girlfriend of late hip-hop artist PnB Rock, recently took to Instagram to share some updates on how she and their daughter, Xuri Li, have been doing since the "Catch These Vibes" MC was tragically gunned down in September 2022. Sibounheuang posted a 15-minute "video of gratitude" that she said God directed her to make. …

Misión Verdad (2023-01-18). President Maduro Presents Venezuela's Economic Outlook Report for 2023. orinocotribune.com The outlook for Venezuela's continued economic recovery is positive. | The official data presented by President Nicolás Maduro in the 2023 annual economic report on the state of the Venezuelan economy shows a gradual recovery and provide an outlook of some stability, at least in terms of macro numbers. | A review of the graphs displayed in the Chamber of the National Assembly indicated that Venezuela's economic recovery is constrained by the difficulties inherent to the blockade and illegal sanctions. However, it is also limited by the state's ability to carry out exceptional economic measures and, in turn, meet…

Atlanta Community Press Collective (2023-01-18). Police Murder 'Cop City' Protestor in Atlanta Forest. itsgoingdown.org Statement from the Atlanta Community Press Collective on the police murder of a forest defender in the Weelaunee forest in so-called Atlanta, Georgia. For ongoing updates, check Defend the Atlanta Forest. Today the police shot and killed a protester in Weelaunee Forest. Dozens of heavily armed DeKalb Police, Atlanta Police and Georgia State police shut…

Bruce C.T. Wright (2023-01-18). In Maryland, Wes Moore Is Sworn In As America's Only Black Governor. newsone.com Wes Moore's inauguration gave him the distinction of being Maryland's first Black governor, the only sitting Black governor and just the third Black person ever elected governor in the U.S.

Mark Gruenberg (2023-01-18). Debt ceiling only the latest Republican attempt to hold workers hostage. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—The Republican attempt to use the raising of the debt ceiling as an attempt to hold workers hostage, with threats to cut Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid is only part of a broadside attack on workers that must be challenged by labor and all its allies. In a massive critique of the economic tilt favoring …

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.

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.

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."…

Canadian Academics for COVID Ethics (2023-01-18). Canadian Academics for COVID Ethics. globalresearch.ca

____ (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.

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.

Jenny Farrell (2023-01-18). 'The Banshees of Inisherin' review: An ahistorical film that rings hollow. peoplesworld.org International film awards are by no means a good film guide. This applies to The Banshees of Inisherin as much as to the rest of them. The story is set in 1923 on a West of Ireland offshore island — filmed in fact on Achill island and Inis Mór (Inishmore), the largest of the three …

Ann Brown (2023-01-18). Mental Health Customer Says Therapist Told Her Religion And Prayer Would Fix Her Bipolar Disorder. moguldom.com There remain many misconceptions about mental health. But one would hope that a mental health provider would have insight. Twitter user Michael Fulwiler re-posted a LinkedIn post by workplace expertise Natasha Bowman, founder of the Bowman Foundation for Workplace Equity and Mental Wellness. In…

americanthinker (2023-01-18). Hookers descend on World Economic Forum. americanthinker.com So much for women's equality The World Economic Forum is a prodigious consumer of prostitution services, imported in with the pious hypocrites on plumes of carbon dioxide.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-18). Libya: Reconciliation is Suspended on Impossible Terms. libya360.wordpress.com Habib Lassoued The logic of booty, division and external interference are challenges to reconciliation in Libya. The implementation of the reconciliation project requires an innovative plan and Arab and African intervention. All efforts to activate the reconciliation project in Libya ended in failure, as the conflicting and wealth-sharing forces indirectly insist on leading the country…

Brett Wilkins (2023-01-18). 'Investment already paying off': McCarthy assigns Big Oil favorites to key environment panel. nationofchange.org "Instead of holding Big Oil executives accountable for price gouging consumers at the pump, the committee will be dominated by the interests of extractive industries."

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…

Misión Verdad (2023-01-18). The US Agenda for the Gradual Destruction of Dialogue in Venezuela. orinocotribune.com By Misión Verdad 18 January 2023 | Various statements leaked over the past few days suggest that the specific commitments reached in the second partial agreement signed by the Venezuelan Government and the Unitary Platform at the National Dialogue and Negotiation Table (MDN) in Mexico in November 2022 are being indirectly boycotted by the United States. | On January 17, the Spanish newspaper El País revealed that the Venezuelan funds illegally seized by US sanctions, amounting to some $3 billion to be released after the agreement in Mexico, continue to be withheld. The outlet reported about a letter sent to…

____ (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.

Mitchell Plitnick (2023-01-18). The Biden Administration's Dangerous Move to Deepen Military Ties with Israel. globalresearch.ca

Matt Kennard (2023-01-18). Former UN Envoy to Yemen Linked to MI6, a Party to the War. orinocotribune.com Martin Griffiths, a Briton who now runs the United Nations' humanitarian work, co-founded and advises a private conflict resolution company that "works closely" with MI6. He was until recently the UN special envoy to Yemen. | The company, Inter Mediate, was founded by Griffiths and Jonathan Powell, Tony Blair's former chief of staff who is the company's chief executive. | Leading ex-MI6 officer was a founding director of Inter Mediate, which involves senior former UK military and diplomatic figures. | Foreign Office has given over £4m to Inter Mediate and launched "campaign" to secure Griffiths' appointment…

WSWS (2023-01-18). Nurses begin two-day national strike across England, as government demands any pay increase reliant on NHS cuts. wsws.org The government sees defeating the NHS workers, the largest contingent of the public sector workforce, as critical to enforcing its austerity programme.

Bill Lueders (2023-01-18). What I Learned from My Mom. progressive.org The life she led—and her disgraceful eviction from a senior care facility in her final years—should inspire all of us to push for better.

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…

Editor (2023-01-18). NYT Worries Big Brother Is Not Watching You. scheerpost.com By Dorothee Benz / Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting A recent guest essay in the New York Times (12/28/22) concluded a searing takedown of "our technology overlords" with the sentence: We have a technologically driven shift of power to ideological individuals and organizations whose lack of appreciation for moral nuance and good governance puts us all at …

Frank Cappello (2023-01-18). Life On Delay: Making Peace With A Stutter (w/ John Hendrickson). levernews.com On this week's Lever Time Premium: we speak with Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) about the current goings-on in Congress; and interview author John Hendrickson about the political and personal impacts of speech disfluency.

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 …

Brandon Caldwell (2023-01-18). Ed Reed Apologizes For Criticizing Bethune-Cookman, Blames Social Media 'Antagonists'. newsone.com Source: Kevin C. Cox / Getty | New Bethune-Cookman University (BCU) head football coach "I(n) regards to my social media and comments about the University, staff and other institutions, I would like to sincerely apologize to all BCU staff, students and alumni for my lack of professionalism," Reed said via a release "My language and tone were unaccept…

Bruce C.T. Wright (2023-01-18). After 'Penis Statue' Criticism, Coretta Scott King's Cousin Says MLK 'Was Assassinated By The US Government'. newsone.com Seneca Scott, a cousin of Coretta Scott King, added to criticism of a new sculpture by saying MLK "was assassinated by the U.S. government."

Staff (2023-01-18). Elite Capture: Philosopher OluÃÅf·∫πÃÅmi O. TaÃÅiÃÅwoÃÄ on How the Powerful Took Over Identity Politics. democracynow.org We speak with philosopher Olúf·∫πÃÅmi O. Táíwà≤, who has recently written two widely acclaimed books: "Elite Capture: How the Powerful Took Over Identity Politics (And Everything Else)" and "Reconsidering Reparations," which focuses in part on the climate crisis. He says identity politics is a concept that was stripped of its radical power to build solidarity and is now weaponized to split people into ever narrower categories that hamper movements for racial and social justice. "Elite capture is what happens when the advantaged few in a group steer the r…

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 …

Paul W. Lovinger (2023-01-18). Rev. M. L. King Preached Nonviolence. To Observe Birthday, His Church Hosts Guest Sermon by Our Violent President. globalresearch.ca

manager (2023-01-18). Omitting the Evidence: What the IMF Gets Wrong about Venezuela. cepr.net On December 5, 2022, the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) Western Hemisphere Department published a report titled "Regional Spillovers from the Venezuelan Crisis," which assesses the causes of Venezuela's economic crisis, the drivers of the country's record emigration, and the impact that this influx of Venezuelan migrants has had on neighboring countries. While these are worthy …

____ (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.

Peoples Dispatch (2023-01-18). Hezbollah claims the US is preventing Iranian oil supply to Lebanon, leaving millions to suffer. peoplesdispatch.org Iran had offered free fuel to crisis-hit Lebanon to address shortages that have affected almost all economic activities in the country. Most of Lebanon is able to get just two hours of electricity each day due to the severe shortage…

Staff (2023-01-18). Rainforest Carbon Offsets Used by Major Corporations 'Largely Worthless': Analysis. commondreams.org Over 90% of the rainforest carbon offsets sold by the nonprofit organization that sets the world's leading sustainability standard "are largely worthless and could make global heating worse," an investigation published Wednesday by three media outlets revealed. For nine months, The Guardian, Die Zeit, and SourceMaterial analyzed scientific studies of Verra, "the world's leading carbon …

Zack Linly (2023-01-18). Ana Walshe Case Revives 'Missing White Woman Syndrome' Criticism. newsone.com

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…

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…

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.

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.

Editor (2023-01-18). Ashley Diamond Won a Legal Victory to Protect Incarcerated Trans People in 2016. Now, She's Suing Again. scheerpost.com

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…

Zero Hedge (2023-01-18). Musk Says ZeroHedge Did "Nothing Warranting Suspension" After 'Twitter Files' Expose Big Pharma Bullying. globalresearch.ca

____ (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.

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…

Editor (2023-01-18). Ellen Brown: Solving the Debt Crisis the American Way. scheerpost.com

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.

Dr. Peter McCullough (2023-01-18). Pregnant Women Reject COVID-19 Vaccination. globalresearch.ca

Ryan Black (2023-01-18). World's Richest 1% Captured Over 63% Of All Wealth Created Since 2020. progressivehub.net PEOPLES DISPATCH…

Staff (2023-01-18). At Halfway Point, A Look at Biden's Promises to the US Left. commondreams.org In 2020, during his campaign for president of the United States, Joe Biden pledged to make Roe v Wade "the law of the land". While the 1973 landmark ruling that legalised abortion nationwide was of course technically already the law of the land, its protections had been successively sabotaged in accordance with the national predilection …

Peoples Dispatch (2023-01-18). Criminal proceedings against Jeanine àÅñez over Senkata massacre begin in Bolivia. peoplesdispatch.org In November 2019, at àÅñez's orders, security forces brutally repressed protesters who had blockaded the Senkata gas plant as a part of the anti-coup protests, massacring 10 protesters and injuring over a hundred…

Lylla Younes (2023-01-18). Past eight years were hottest in recorded history. peoplesworld.org Last year was the fifth-warmest ever recorded in planetary history, scientists announced on Tuesday. The data reflects a wider warming trend driven by emissions of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, with the past eight years being the warmest on record, and 2016 the hottest yet. The record heat is hitting some parts of the globe harder than …

Anonymous669 (2023-01-18). Syrian Army Repelled Attack From Greater Idlib, Killed Or Wounded 12 Militants. southfront.org . | On January 18, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) repelled an attack that was launched by militants occupying the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib. | In a press released, the Syrian Ministry of Defense said that SAA troops repelled an attack that was launched from the direction of the occupied towns of al-Bara and Kansafra and targeted their positions near the towns of Maarat Mukhes and al-Bureij in the southern countryside of Idlib. | The militants took advantage of poor weather condit…

Dana Sanchez (2023-01-18). Report: US Law Enforcement Has Secret Surveillance That Tracks Money Transfers Between Citizens. moguldom.com U.S. law enforcement agencies have access to a so-called investigative tool that amounts to "an all-you-can-eat buffet of Americans' personal financial data while bypassing the normal protections for Americans' privacy," according to an investigation by Sen. Ron Wyden. A database of 1 million money transfers called TRAC — the Transaction Record Analysis Center — was set …

WSWS (2023-01-18). Berlin refuse workers protest for higher wages: "We are ready to strike!" wsws.org On Tuesday, several hundred employees of the Berlin city sanitation department gathered to hand over a petition containing their pay demands to the management. Ulrich Rippert, a candidate of the Sozialistische Gleichheitspartei (Socialist Equality Party, SGP) for the Berlin House of Representatives state election, attended the rally and discussed with the workers.

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

Norman Solomon (2023-01-18). So much for the idea that Biden is the one to beat the GOP in 2024. nationofchange.org Biden's electoral future should be taken off the national table, so we can proceed with focused discussions of crucial issues on their merits.

Kamau Butcher (2023-01-18). Biden's Safer America Plan Will Harm Already Hyper-Policed Communities. truthout.org Back in November, pollsters told us that the GOP's fearmongering would sway voters across the nation. Thankfully, the false narrative of rising crime wasn't enough to motivate voters to grant Republicans a "red wave." However, the lack of a "red wave" did not mean a reversal of bipartisan investments in policing. In December, the Biden administration tripled down investment in the police by… |

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.

Jim Hightower (2023-01-18). The Supreme Court is Corrupt and Clueless. otherwords.org As many of its own members privately admit, Congress has become a pay-to-play lawmaking casino — closed to commoners, but offering full-service access to corporate powers. | But there's another government entity that's even more aloof from workaday people: the Supreme Court. And it has become a handmaiden to the corporate elites trying to increase their dominance over us. | The six-member, right-wing majority on this secretive powerhouse now routinely vetoes efforts by workers, environmentalists, students, local officials, voters, and all others who try to rein in corporate greed and abuses. | Appointed for…

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….

Fikayo Walter-Johnson (2023-01-18). How the Arizona Attorney General Created a Secretive, Illegal Surveillance Program to Sweep up Millions of Our Financial Records. aclu.org Last year, Sen. Ron Wyden

_____ (2023-01-18). The UK: A Return to the Past Masquerading as the Future. strategic-culture.org By Kenneth SURIN | It is an understatement to say that 2022 has been a dismal year in British politics, except of course for the plutocrats who have their nasty paws on the levers of power with the active connivance of the Tory government. | Alas, 2023 is not likely to be any different and will probably be even more chaotic than last year. | UK excess deaths are currently running at 1000 a week/over 50,000 a year, the worst figures since 1951. | The plutocracy is immensely relaxed about the prospect of a Labour government led by Keir Starmer. For one thing, Starmer will not threaten them with wealth taxes. Starme…

Anonymous669 (2023-01-18). One Killed, Five Wounded After Attack On Police Patrol In Syria's Daraa (Photos). southfront.org On January 18, a blast hit a patrol of the Syrian Police in the southern city of Daraa, killing an officer and wounding several other people. | The patrol was passing in Busra Square when an improvised explosive device went off. The officer, Captain Fares Ibrahim Khalil, was killed on the spot while two of his colleagues were wounded by the blast. Three civilians who were passing near the patrol at the time of the attack were also wounded. | Busra Square is located in the northern part of Daraa cit…

Dana Sanchez (2023-01-18). Opinion: The NFL Is Using Damar Hamlin's Injury To Cloak Its Racist Past. moguldom.com Almost a week after Damar Hamlin's injury, the Buffalo Bills took the field against the New England Patriots. While hearts were heavy, Hamlin from a hospital bed in critical condition was able to cheer his team to victory. The NFL decided to suspend the game in which Hamlin was injured and since then, every NFL …

Bilal G. Morris (2023-01-18). Understanding The Epidemic Of Femicide: What It Is And How To Stop It. newsone.com 23-year-old Birmingham woman Jamea Jonae Harris was shot to death, allegedly with a gun belonging to a former University of Alabama basketball player. | Source: Facebook | When the story of MORE: For Americans, the term Femicide rarely…

Carol Burris (2023-01-18). What Happened to the 1.3 Million Children Who Stopped Going to School? progressive.org School privatizers want you to believe parents are abandoning the public system, but that's not the whole story.

Rafael Riera (2023-01-18). A Day in the Life of Condado (OPINION). latinorebels.com Puerto Rico promises tourists once-in-a-lifetime experiences and things they've never seen before, but even the locals get an unexpected surprise or two throughout the day.

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.

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…

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, . . . |

americanthinker (2023-01-18). At Davos, John Kerry lets the elitists' cat out of the bag. americanthinker.com As you've long suspected, the god complex of the "select" who gather there is real.

Mark Gruenberg (2023-01-18). At MLK Conference, young organizers outline obstacles, opportunities. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—Young organizers face both obstacles and opportunities when trying to convince workplace colleagues to go union, a panel of them said at the AFL-CIO's Martin Luther King Jr. commemorative conference. And often it's bosses' mismanagement, exploitation and repression that presents both. Consider, for example, what happened when the coronavirus pandemic broke out, in this case …

Rhoda Wilson (2023-01-18). Scotland's Plan to Implement 20-Minute Neighborhoods Nationwide. globalresearch.ca

____ (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.

Editor (2023-01-18). Students Need Emotional and Community Support, Not Cops in Schools. scheerpost.com

Sarah Anderson (2023-01-18). America's Inequality Problem in One Statistic. otherwords.org If you work for a big corporation, there's a very good chance your boss has already raked in more cash than you will all year. | If the typical CEO of a large U.S. corporation clocked in at 9 am on January 2, by 3: 37 pm that afternoon he'd made I recently took a look at the even wider disparities for various types of essential workers. My calculations are…

americanthinker (2023-01-18). Leftists chase the chimera of White supremacy. americanthinker.com Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee's crazed effort to combat alleged "White supremacy" ignores the fact that America is mercifully free of "White supremacy."

Paul Armentano (2023-01-18). Don't Bring Back Pot Bans. otherwords.org From the onset of marijuana prohibition, criminalization advocates have sought to advance their position — and unduly influence the public — by greatly exaggerating the supposed strength of the cannabis flower. | Modern prohibitionists are continuing to engage in this tactic by claiming that today's cannabis is uniquely more potent, and therefore allegedly more dangerous, than ever before. Increasingly, they are also advocating for the imposition of arbitrary THC potency caps on state-legal products. | Let's set the record straight. First, the availability of potent cannabis products is not a phenomen…

____ (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.

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2023-01-18). GOP Forms New House Committee to Investigate Abuses of Intelligence Agencies Modeled on 1970s Church Committee—But Will Use Committee to Advance Nefarious Partisan Agenda. covertactionmagazine.com In September, CovertAction Magazine published an article entitled "We Need a New 'Church Committee' to Curb Massive Intelligence Agency Criminality Ranging From Illegal Surveillance to Torture and Assassination." And low and behold, the House-led GOP has set up what they call a new Church Committee—the Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government. The …

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

José Luis Granados Ceja (2023-01-18). Venezuelan Talks at Risk of Collapse After Gov't Accuses Opposition of Breaking Pledge. venezuelanalysis.com "If the more than 3 billion dollars that was stolen from the people is not returned, the dialogue will not continue," said Jorge Rodríguez.

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.

Arjae Red (2023-01-18). Buffalo storm reveals systemic racism. workers.org Military vehicle sits on Lafayette Avenue in Buffalo enforcing atravel ban during the December storm. Buffalo, N.Y. The hurricane-force blizzard that ravaged Buffalo and reportedly killed 44 people in late December exposed in many ways the total failure of the capitalist system's ability to handle a natural disaster. With enormous . . . |

Rose Mackenzie (2023-01-18). The Intertwined Future of Attacks on Abortion and Gender-Affirming Care. aclu.org Last year was a devastating one for our right and ability to make personal decisions about our own bodies and medical care. We saw the end of the protections from Roe v. Wade, abortion banned in more than a dozen states, and four states restrict access to gender-affirming care for youth. This year we're sure to see more attacks that find even more extreme ways to control our bodies. And we know that these attacks

Staff (2023-01-18). Sanders Calls on Starbucks CEO to End 'Concerted and Relentless' Union-Busting Campaign. commondreams.org Sen. Bernie Sanders demanded in a letter to Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz on Wednesday that the company immediately end its "ruthless union-busting campaign" as the coffee giant's employees continue to face obstruction and retaliation while trying to organize—and win their first contract. Sanders, the incoming chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) …

Latino USA (2023-01-18). The Call Is Coming From Inside the House (A Latino USA Podcast). latinorebels.com In this episode of Latino USA, host Maria Hinojosa sits with journalist Jodi Rave Spotted Bear, founder of the Indigenous Freedom Alliance, and historian Kathy Roberts Forde, author of 'Journalism and Jim Crow,' for a panel discussion about the history of journalistic blind spots.

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.

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…

The Associated Press (2023-01-18). Ex-Fox Execs on Trial in Soccer TV Rights Bribery Case. latinorebels.com Two former Fox executives went on trial Tuesday, accused of bribing South American soccer officials for TV rights to one of the continent's biggest annual tournaments and using information gathered in the process to help the network's winning World Cup broadcast bid.

Dana Sanchez (2023-01-18). Here Are The Top Corporations In America Kicking Off The 2023 New Year With Layoffs. moguldom.com Less than three weeks into the new year, the effects of inflation are plaguing the economy with layoffs that started in 2022 continuing to snowball across several industries. Tech leads the pack. More than 154,000 tech workers were laid off in 2022 — mostly in November, according to Layoffs.fyi, a crowdsourced database that has tracked …

Zack Linly (2023-01-18). GOP 'Prop' Vernon Jones Ordered To Pay More Than $45K For Blocking A Constituent On Facebook. newsone.com A federal judge has ordered Vernon Jones to pay $45,652 in damages and legal fees to a man he blocked from his Facebook page.

Ryan Black (2023-01-18). King Preached Peace. It's Not Biden's Thing. progressivehub.net PAUL W. LOVINGER…

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.

Prof. Sam Ben-Meir (2023-01-18). Pottery, Poetry, and Protest: "Hear Me Now" at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. globalresearch.ca

____ (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.

americanthinker (2023-01-18). Will Joe Biden's latest COVID 'big con' spark a second American Revolution? americanthinker.com Biden's latest COVID restrictions have some resemblance to the Stamp Act which eventually triggered the American Revolution.

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…

Peoples Dispatch (2023-01-18). Following wins in the private sector, NYC nurses shift fight to public sector hospitals. peoplesdispatch.org After over 7,000 NYC nurses went on strike and won historic agreements with private hospitals, nurses serving the poorest patients begin their fight…

Bruce C.T. Wright (2023-01-18). 'Insult To Injury': Jury Awards Black Army Officer Less Than $4K In $1M Police Brutality Lawsuit. newsone.com A jury awarded Caron Nazario less than $4,000 of the $1 million he sued for after Virginia cops assaulted the Black Army officer on video in 2020. "It is open season on citizens in Virginia," his lawyer said.

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.

Grace van Deelen (2023-01-18). Eating 1 Freshwater Fish Equals a Month of Drinking "Forever Chemicals" in Water. truthout.org People who eat just one U.S. freshwater fish a year are likely to show a significant increase of a cancer-causing chemical in their bloodstream, new research warns. An analysis of U.S. government data derived from more than 0 fish samples revealed that the majority of fish living in streams, rivers and lakes across the country are contaminated with per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at… |

Brett Wilkins (2023-01-18). McCarthy Appoints GOP Recipients of Fossil Fuel Cash to Environment Committee. truthout.org A leading government accountability watchdog on Tuesday called out leaders of the Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives while revealing that the 21 GOP members appointed by Speaker Kevin McCarthy to the Natural Resources Committee took a combined $3.8 million in campaign contributions from Big Oil. Oil and gas industry contributions to the 21 right-wing lawmakers range from more than… |

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.

Peoples Dispatch (2023-01-18). Parties in Yemen war in indirect talks to formalize ceasefire, claims AP report. peoplesdispatch.org According to the report, the parties have shown greater willingness to address key issues such as lifting of the blockade and sharing of oil revenues in the talks that are being mediated by Oman…

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-…

Pepe Escobar (2023-01-18). 'Fragmented World' Sleepwalks Into World War III. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous765 (2023-01-18). Turkish-Kurdish Conflict Continues In Northern Syria. southfront.org |

Chris Walker (2023-01-18). Wisconsin Democrats Push for Abortion Referendum in Upcoming Spring Election. truthout.org Democratic lawmakers in Wisconsin pushed for a nonbinding referendum question on abortion to be included on the spring ballot this April, hoping that doing so would show anti-abortion Republicans, who control the state legislature, that residents of the state support the recognition and protection of abortion rights. Following the U.S. Supreme Court ruling this past summer that dismantled… |

Sharon Zhang (2023-01-18). As Income Inequality Skyrockets, the Rich Are Paying Less Into Social Security. truthout.org New research shows that the proportion of wages that were subject to Social Security taxes hit a record low in 2021, as income inequality has skyrocketed and those receiving the highest incomes are paying proportionally even less into Social Security funds. According to a new analysis by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI), the share of earnings subject to the tax hit its lowest level in nearly … |

Staff (2023-01-18). Biden Should Implement Historic Clean Energy Law as Written, Despite EU Trade Threats. commondreams.org President Joe Biden should implement the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) as intended without delays or technical changes that could undermine its historic clean energy investments, Public Citizen, United Steelworkers, United Auto Workers, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, and Sierra Club said in a letter to the White House sent this morning. The groups …

Kevin Gosztola (2023-01-18). Ana Montes: Closer To A Whistleblower Than A Dangerous Spy. thedissenter.org

Igor Chudov (2023-01-18). How Facebook Removed "True Content" for Pfizer and the White House. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2023-01-18). UK Tories Veto Scottish Gender Bill, Angering Advocates and Independence Movement. commondreams.org Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said late Tuesday that her government will "inevitably" challenge the United Kingdom in court after Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's Conservative government vetoed a recently passed LGBTQ+ rights bill—a move that critics say will harm both the LGBTQ+ community and the state of democracy across the United Kingdom. Weeks after the …

Trisha Ahmed (2023-01-18). U.S. renames five places that used racist slur for a Native woman. peoplesworld.org The U.S. Department of the Interior announced Thursday that it has given new names to five places that previously included a racist term for a Native American woman. The renamed sites are in California, North Dakota, Tennessee and Texas, completing a yearlong process to remove the historically offensive word "squaw" from geographic names across the country. "Words …

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…

Farrah Hassen (2023-01-18). Beyond the 'Border Crisis'. otherwords.org Most of us agree that the U.S. immigration system is in dire need of reform. But When I was in law school, I witnessed firsthand the difficulties faced by asylum seekers. | These desperate people had already endured terrifying conditions in their home countries…

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.

imperial.ac.uk (2023-01-18). Imperial research referenced in major net zero report. imperial.ac.uk Chris Skidmore MP was asked by then PM Liz Truss MP to lead review into UK's progress to net zero with focusing on delivering growth for the economy.

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.

Staff (2023-01-18). Hiding Wealth the Walton and Getty Family Way. commondreams.org Much of what we know about the global hidden wealth system comes from leaks from within the wealth defense industry, the wealth managers and tax attorneys that facilitate the wealth vanishing act for their billionaire clients. As I wrote in my book, The Wealth Hoarders: How Billionaires Pay Millions to Hide Trillions, this enabling class …

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.

Ann Brown (2023-01-18). Law Professor Turley: DOJ Shouldn't Have Used Uncleared Lawyers In Biden Classified Docs Investigation. moguldom.com President Joe Biden's lawyers discovered about 10 documents with classified markings at Biden's former office at the Penn Biden Center think tank in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 2. The lawyers immediately notified the Justice Department, according to White House spokesman Ian Sams. The think tank office was used from mid-2017 until the beginning of Biden's …

Mike Ludwig (2023-01-18). Striking Faculty Demand Mental Health Support for Chicago Students. truthout.org Salaries and hours of unpaid labor during the pandemic were on the minds of University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC) faculty who showed up to the picket lines on Monday for the first day of a campus-wide strike, but professors and lecturers are demanding more than just better pay. Like educators across the country, the UIC faculty union is also fighting for better mental health resources for their… |

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…

americanthinker (2023-01-18). Most of the media don't mind a president who rules like a dictator, so long as he is a leftist. americanthinker.com The media is promoting the idea that in light of Joe Biden's loss of the House, he should rule by edict now. That is pathetic, because he already does.

WSWS (2023-01-18). Race to the bottom at Ford in Europe: IG Metall offers 18 percent wage cut for German auto workers. wsws.org The IG Metall is not only conducting a struggle against wage increases. It is actively advocating and implementing wage cuts and cheap labour in an industry where workers were once among the best paid.

Staff (2023-01-18). Roe v. Wade at (Almost): What Abortion Access Looks Like After Constitutional Right Overturned. democracynow.org This Sunday marks what would have been the th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the 1973 ruling that guaranteed a constitutional right to abortion. But the landmark decision was overturned by the ultraconservative Supreme Court just over six months ago in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health. The court's removal of the right to safe, legal abortions has led to total abortion bans in 12 states. Meanwhile, the push to ensure access to abortion has spurred new legal challenges and greater reliance on the abortion pill mifepristone, as medication abortions account for more than half of all U.S. abortions. We get an…

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.

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) . . . |

William D. Hartung (2023-01-18). What Price "Defense"? America's Costly, Dysfunctional Approach to Security Is Making Us Ever Less Safe. globalresearch.ca

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…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2023-01-18). Video: Pfizer's "Secret" Report on the Covid Vaccine. Beyond Manslaughter. The Evidence is Overwhelming. The Vaccine Should Be Immediately Withdrawn Worldwide. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2023-01-18). Break Unite's isolation of the Abellio London bus dispute! wsws.org Having presided over a long list of rotten deals against drivers, General Secretary Sharon Graham and other lead officials seized on the Abellio dispute to try to revive Unite's tattered reputation…

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.

Editor (2023-01-18). John Kiriakou: GOP Has Not Created a New Church Committee. scheerpost.com

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

krish-rad_ind (2023-01-18). Police Get New Powers To Arrest Peaceful Protesters. rumble.com

____ (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). 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 …

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2023-01-18). Syria's Power Dynamic Is Shifting. globalresearch.ca

Steve Kirsch (2023-01-18). After COVID Vaccine Roll Out, the FAA Tacitly Admitted that Pilots Electrocardiogram (EKG) Are No Longer Normal. globalresearch.ca

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 …

_____ (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 …

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 …

Khalil Bendib (2023-01-18). Cartoon: A Robbery in Broad Daylight. otherwords.org

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…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-18). Libya: Ankara Dispatches Head of Intelligence to Tripoli to Protect Turkish Interests. libya360.wordpress.com Hakan Fidan meets with Dbaiba and Khaled Al-Mishri in an effort to explore understandings on the roadmap and the holding of Elections announced by the presidents of the House of Representatives and the Supreme Council of the state. The visit of the head of the Turkish intelligence service Hakan Fidan to Tripoli on Tuesday just…

Unicorn Riot (2023-01-18). Protester Shot and Killed by Officers During Raid on Atlanta Forest. unicornriot.ninja

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…

Isheka N. Harrison (2023-01-18). Fact Check: Martin Luther King Critic Julia Clarice Brown Was US Government Informant and FBI Agent. moguldom.com Countless people across the globe celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s greatness on MLK Day. However, one clip shared on Twitter reminded people that during Dr. King's last years, he had many denigrators, including some Black Americans. One of his most vocal critics was Julia Clarice Brown — a Black woman who later proudly admitted to being …

____ (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.

Editor (2023-01-18). A startup says it's begun releasing particles into the atmosphere, in an effort to tweak the climate. mronline.org Make Sunsets is already attempting to earn revenue for geoengineering, a move likely to provoke widespread criticism.

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.

Staff (2023-01-18). Larry Summers Must Answer for Years of Revolving Door Service toCollapsing Crypto Company. commondreams.org In response to Bloomberg's report that "Genesis Global Capital is laying the groundwork for a bankruptcy filing as soon as this week," Revolving Door Project Executive Director Jeff Hauser issued the following statement: Genesis Global Capital is a key part of the crypto conglomerate Digital Currency Group, or DCG. DCG would not be as large …

Kurt Nimmo (2023-01-18). "Punishing Vladimir Putin": Duplicitous EU Bureaucrats Demand War Crimes Tribunal. globalresearch.ca

Sharon Zhang (2023-01-18). Report: 94 Percent of Big Provider's Rainforest Carbon Offsets Don't Cut Carbon. truthout.org A new report reveals that the vast majority of the rainforest carbon offsets offered by the world's biggest provider are functionally worthless allowing major companies like Disney and Shell to tout their supposed commitment to combating the climate crisis while not having a real impact in reducing carbon emissions. An analysis published Wednesday by The Guardian, in which a team of… |

Anonymous669 (2023-01-18). Turkey Is Ready To Discuss Partial, Complete Withdrawal From Syria — Report. southfront.org Turkish forces are seen near Mount Barsaya, northeast of Afrin, Syria January 23, 2018. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi | Turkey is ready to discuss all issues with the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad, including a partial or complete withdrawal from Syria, Following the outbreak of the war in Syria more than a decade ago, Ankara cut all ties with Damascus. Today, the Tu…

Staff (2023-01-18). Extinction Rebellion Paints Government Office Black Over UK's First Deep Coal Mine in 30 Years. commondreams.org Climate activists with Extinction Rebellion on Wednesday gathered in canary costumes and doused a U.K. government building with black paint to protest the recent approval of the country's first new deep coal mine in three decades. "As police hurried to block access to the doors, protesters lit smoke bombs," according to The Guardian, which noted …

____ (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.

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.

Elizabeth Woodworth (2023-01-18). Dangerous Thought Control from The World Economic Forum. Are Globalism and Transhumanism the "Inevitable Destiny" of Humanity? globalresearch.ca

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…

Staff (2023-01-18). Sanders Calls on CEO Howard Schultz to End Starbucks' "Ruthless Union Busting Campaign" Against Own Workers. commondreams.org Following up on a previous letter sent in October of last year, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), the incoming chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, on Wednesday sent a letter to Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz calling for the company to once and for all end its egregious union busting campaign against …

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…

Mike Adams (2023-01-18). The US Meat Supply May Soon be Widely Contaminated with mRNA Proteins From Biotech "Vaccines" globalresearch.ca

Peter Certo (2023-01-18). In OtherWords: January 18, 2023. otherwords.org

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.

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). Foul-mouthed Pope abandons traditional teaching on absolution. americanthinker.com He seems to have adopted an "anything goes" philosophy when it comes to moral law.

A Guest Author (2023-01-18). Statement by Ana Belén Montes after her release from prison. workers.org Ana Belén Montes spent 20 years in a federal prison in the U.S. This Puerto Rican woman was convicted of espionage regarding her work in the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency. Anti-imperialists consider her a hero, and many have defended her and worked for her release. They made the following statement . . . |

Chloe DS (2023-01-18). Socialist Alliance makes ambitious plans at its 17th National Conference. greenleft.org.au Socialist Alliance delegates discussed global and domestic political developments and decided on directions and campaign priorities at its 17th national conference. Chloe DS reports.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2023-01-18). Biggest Lie in World History: There Never Was A Pandemic. The Data Base is Flawed. The Covid Mandates including the Vaccine are Invalid. globalresearch.ca Fake science was supportive of this devastating agenda. The lies were sustained by a massive media disinformation campaign. The historic March 11, 2020 lockdown triggered economic and social chaos Worldwide. It was an act of "economic warfare": a war against humanity.

John Feffer (2023-01-18). From the Unsustainable Here to the Sustainable There. fpif.org In 1972, the Club of Rome released a report called The Limits to Growth that laid out the damage to the planet and to human beings of unrestrained increases in economic production and population. It was a straightforward extrapolation from then-current trends that took into account limited resources like water, fertile soil, and fossil fuels. | That same year, the United Nations held its first environment conference, which led to the creation of the UN Environment Program. Climate change was barely on the conference agenda, but it would increasingly focus the attention of scientists and policymakers over the next…

Otis Grotewohl (2023-01-18). Defend North Korea against U.S., South Korean provocations — WW Commentary. workers.org United States and South Korean officials are ramping up provocations aimed at the Democratic People's Republic of Korea in the north. The two capitalist countries have announced they plan to hold official meetings in February, known as "tabletop exercises," to discuss military options to use against socialist North Korea. This . . . |

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.

Stacey Patton (2023-01-18). Corporal Punishment: It's Time To Admit That Beating Kids Isn't The Solution To Crime. newsone.com Despite evidence to the contrary, people like New York City Mayor Eric Adams are holding on to the belief that physical punishment will prevent kids from becoming criminals. In fact, hitting children is the first step in the process of producing criminals.

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). 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.

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). 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.

Isabella Arria (2023-01-18). Crece la desigualdad: El 1% más rico acumula casi el doble de riqueza que el resto del mundo. globalizacion.ca El mundo vive por primera vez en un cuarto de siglo el aumento simultáneo de la riqueza y la pobreza extremas: el 1 % más rico ha acaparado casi dos terceras partes de la nueva riqueza generada desde 2020 a…

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). 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). 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). 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). 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?

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.

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.

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.

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, 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.

Staff (2023-01-18). Cometa verde que se acerca a la Tierra después de 50 000 años puede ser visible a simple vista en días próximos. cubadebate.cu Se irá aproximando a la Tierra hasta llegar al punto más cercano el 2 de febrero, a unos 42 millones de kilómetros, según expertos de la NASA. "Los cometas son notoriamente impredecibles, pero si este continúa su tendencia actual de brillo, será fácil de detectar", dijeron. "Es posible que llegue a ser visible a simple vista bajo cielos oscuros", agregaron.

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.

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).

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). 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). 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".

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, 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, 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- 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".

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). Presidente cubano recibió a delegación empresarial de Rusia. cubadebate.cu El primer secretario del Comité Central del PCC y presidente de la República, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, sostuvo este miércoles en La Habana una reunión con empresarios rusos para dar seguimiento a los acuerdos tomados durante su visita a Moscú, en noviembre de 2022.

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.

Staff (2023-01-18). Portuarios venció a Agricultores con ofensiva de 17 hits y ocho carreras. cubadebate.cu Portuarios venció este miércoles el cuarto juego de la final de la Liga Élite, ante un Agricultores incapaz de sostener su juego de la actual temporada en el estadio Nelson Fernández. Con 17 sencillos, la tropa de Michael González Ventura fue apoyada por la actuación del pícher Marcos Ortega del Río, quien lanzó durante durante seis innings y un tercio.

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, 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.

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.

àÅlvaro Verzi Rangel (2023-01-18). EE.UU. trabaja para la demolición paulatina del diálogo gobierno-oposición en Venezuela. globalizacion.ca Si bien Washington no pudo impedir el diálogo entre gobierno y oposición venezolana, está haciendo todo lo posible para boicotear y así garantizar la demolición paulatina de los acuerdos alcanzados, cuando aún no se repone del fracaso de su farsesco…

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.

Jeferson Miola (2023-01-18). Brasil Lula y la cuestión militar. globalizacion.ca Los atentados terroristas del 8 de enero afectaron irremediablemente la confianza del presidente Lula en las Fuerzas Armadas. Y solidificaron en él la convicción sobre el papel central de los jefes militares en la guerra fascista de destrucción de la…

A Guest Author (2023-01-18). Caos en el Congreso: acuerdos y trueques. workers.org Por Sara Flounders La disfunción del Congreso de Estados Unidos se puso de manifiesto en las 15 rondas de votaciones para el cargo de "Presidente de la Cámara" (Speaker of the House). La rivalidad, los intercambios, los tratos, las concesiones secretas y públicas, dentro del Partido Republicano, e incluso las . . . |

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.

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, 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.

Javier Suazo (2023-01-18). RD-CAFTA y Agenda Complementaria. globalizacion.ca EL Tratado de Libre Comercio Centroamérica-EEUU, conocido como (CAFTA) fue promovido por la administración Bush desde 2002 y firmado por los países en mayo de 2004, a los cuales se sumó República Dominicana en agosto de ese mismo año, por…

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.

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.

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, 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, 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, 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, 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- 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, 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). 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- 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.

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