2023-01-21: News Headlines

_____ (2023-01-21). West Asia in a tangled web of lies and deceit due to US propaganda. journal-neo.org The leadership of the social media giant Twitter (access to this social network is prohibited in the Russian Federation on the basis of Article 15.3 of the Federal Law "On Information, Information Technologies and Information Protection") stated before the New Year that it had long adhered to clear positions on the spread of American influence abroad, …

Pepe Escobar (2023-01-21). All Quiet (Panic) On the Western Front. orinocotribune.com By Pepe Escobar Jan 16, 2023 | Shadows are falling / And I've been here all day / It's too hot to sleep / And time is running away / Feel like my soul / has turned into steel /I've still got the scars / That the sun didn't heal / There's not even room enough / To be anywhere / Lord it's not dark yet, / but it's getting there | Bob Dylan, Lights! Action! Reset! | The The mai…

Benjamin Norton (2023-01-21). Richest 1% Took 2/3rds of Global Wealth Since 2020 — Twice as Much as 99% Of Population Earned. orinocotribune.com By Ben Norton Jan 17, 2023 | 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. | 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…

WSWS (2023-01-21). US pledges to "go on the offensive" against Russia. wsws.org On Friday, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark Milley gave a briefing at Ramstein air force base in Germany, where they pledged the United States to the military defeat of Russia and the reconquest of all territory claimed by Ukraine.




Staff (2023-01-21). nation Ramstein meeting: Netherlands mulls sending F-16s, tanks to Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ukrainian News AgencyJanuary 20, 2023 Netherlands Could Transfer To Ukraine F-16 Fighters And Leopard 2 Tanks Media The Dutch Cabinet will consider the issue of supplying F-16 fighters to Ukraine if the Kyiv government makes such a request. This was reported by the NL Times on Friday, January 20, citing a statement by Foreign …

Staff (2023-01-21). After Ukraine, Karabakh, Libya, Syria wars: Kuwait to get Turkish Bayraktar drones. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Middle East EyeJanuary 20, 2023 Bayraktar TB2: Kuwait purchases Turkish-made drones in $370m deal Kuwait has signed a deal to purchase the Turkish-made Bayraktar TB2 armed drones, the arms manufacturer Baykar announced on Wednesday. The company said in a tweet that it secured the deal, worth $370m, ahead of companies from the US, Europe and …

Staff (2023-01-21). European Council calls for rallying Africa, Latin America, C. Asia for rules-based int'l order, "victory for Ukraine" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Interfax-UkraineJanuary 20, 2023 European Council President notes importance of involving Latin American, African and Central Asian countries in implementation of Zelensky's Peace Formula President of the European Council Charles Michel has said that the countries of the whole world should be involved in the implementation of the Peace Formula proposed by President of Ukraine Volodymyr …

WSWS (2023-01-21). Spanish-Russian journalist Pablo González held in Polish prison for nearly a year on bogus spy charges. wsws.org The imprisonment of González has far-reaching implications for the ability of journalists to report on and criticise the actions of the imperialist powers globally, amid a concerted campaign to obscure and falsify the real origins of the war in Ukraine.




WSWS (2023-01-21). Sweden and Finland negotiating bilateral military agreements with the US. wsws.org The defence cooperation agreements, grant effective immunity to US troops active in the country, enable them to pre-position weaponry at forward bases, and are aimed at setting the stage for an opening of another front in the war with Russia.

Jim McIlroy (2023-01-21). Protest calls for end to Peruvian coup regime, elections. greenleft.org.au Latin American-Australians and supporters gathered in front of the Peruvian Consulate to demand an end to the illegal Dina Ercilia Boluarte Zegarra coup regime in Peru. Jim McIlroy and Fred Fuentes report.

WSWS (2023-01-21). Bowing to coup threats, Lula promises massive investments in Brazil's armed forces. wsws.org As it seeks to placate the military, the Lula government is using the coup threats to declare any infringement upon capitalist profit interests impossible.

WSWS (2023-01-21). Spain's Podemos backs Brazilian PT's accommodation to far right coup plotters. wsws.org The fascistic coup attempt in Brasilia and the PT's craven response expose the bankruptcy of pseudo-left organizations like Spain's "left populist" Podemos party.




_____ (2023-01-21). What's the Best Way to End a War? strategic-culture.org Sending more weapons to Ukraine isn't the answer | W.J. ASTORE | U.S. foreign policy is a place where logic goes to die. | Antony Blinken, the U.S. Secretary of State, said yesterday that the quickest way to end the Russia-Ukraine War is "to give Ukraine a strong hand on the battlefield," by which he meant more and more weaponry, including Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicles and Patriot missile systems together with Challenger II tanks from Great Britain. Not surprisingly, then, the White House also hinted at yet another aid package for Ukraine, which may be announced "as soon as the end of this week." | Logic sug…

Omali Yeshitela (2023-01-21). FBI Wants to Put Me On Trial for Fighting for Black Freedom: Instead Put the Colonizer State on Trial! covertactionmagazine.com There are strong indications that in early 2023, I, Omali Yeshitela, Chairman of the African People's Socialist Party, founder of the Uhuru ("Freedom") Movement, will be indicted, along with other Uhuru leaders and members, by the federal government of the United States. Using the bogus and slanderous charge that we are "Russian agents," the U.S. …

_____ (2023-01-21). How Washington Led the Purge of Christians From Its 'New Middle East' — Part 2. strategic-culture.org Christians in Syria were attacked and purged in the west of the country by US and NATO-backed sectarian Islamists and in the east by the death cult ISIS. | By Tim ANDERSON | Purging the Christians of Syria | The US role in the purge of Syrian Christians was apparent from the first months of 2011, but warnings came earlier. In 2005, CNN's Christine Amanpour, closely linked to senior Washington officials, At about the s…

Hank Greenberg (2023-01-21). California's record high gas prices have set the stage for showdown with oil companies and. indybay.org On November 19th, Californians paid $5.30 per gallon of gasoline, while Texans paid $3.02. Stopping this price gouging with a windfall profit cap has become a priority of the governor. If Gov. Newsom can pass a windfall profits cap, it will be viewed as a major victory over the California oil industry. | California Governor Gavin Newsom's official plan to combat these high prices was introduced by State Senator Nancy Skinner, on the day the legislature reconvened to swear in members, December 5, 2022.




Ramon du Houx (2023-01-21). 80 environmental groups & elected officials support price gouging penalty on oil companies. indybay.org 80 environmental and public health advocacy groups and elected officials have sent a letter of support to Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), author of legislation setting a price gouging penalty on refiners to be taken up in a special legislative session called for by Governor Gavin Newsom.

Robert Norse (2023-01-21). 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.

____ (2023-01-21). Restrictions on Chinese tourists discriminatory, will do no good. ecns.cn Most countries have welcomed China's move to optimize its pandemic prevention and control measures, but some have adopted discriminatory entry measures against Chinese tourists in violation of science and facts.

Fight Back (2023-01-21). Tallahassee mourns the loss of Manny Paez, killed by Georgia state troopers. fightbacknews.org Tallahassee, FL – The Tallahassee community convened a somber vigil, January 19, to pay tribute to the life of Manuel "Manny" "Tortuguita" "Teran" Paez, who was taken from us too soon when Georgia state troopers killed them as they were defending Atlanta Forest from the proposed construction of "Cop City." The gathering was a poignant demonstration of collective grief and solidarity in the face of such a terrible loss. | The ceremony was an incredibly emotional occasion, with people lighting candles and providing heartfelt words of sympathy and comfort to Manny's family and their community. | Attendees recit…




Robert Hunziker (2023-01-21). Fukushima's Toxic Dumping Flashpoint. dissidentvoice.org "We must remind Japan that if the radioactive nuclear wastewater is safe, just dump it in Tokyo, test it in Paris and store it in Washington, but keep our Pacific nuclear-free." (Vanuatu's celebrated former 'Turaga Chief' Motarilavoa Hilda Lini) In the face of considerable worldwide criticism, TEPCO is moving ahead with its well-advertised plans to …

____ (2023-01-21). IMF predicts better prospects for world economy. ecns.cn The global economic outlook might not be as bad as previously feared, with China's optimized COVID-19 measures expected to boost growth, said the IMF chief on Friday.

____ (2023-01-21). Xi urges hard work for bright future. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping called on the whole nation to work hard for an even brighter future on Friday, saying that China will deepen reform and opening up across the board,strive to attain better performance of the economy and keep improving the living standards of the people in 2023.

____ (2023-01-21). Spending on R&D in China hits new high. ecns.cn China spent a record 3.09 trillion yuan ($443 billion) on research and development in 2022, a 10.4 percent year-on-year increase that came from the nation's accelerated efforts to enhance its innovation capability for more breakthroughs.




____ (2023-01-21). U.S.-listed Chinese firms trade mostly higher. ecns.cn U.S.-listed Chinese companies traded mostly higher on Friday, with eight of the top 10 stocks by weight in the S&P U.S. Listed China index ending the day on an upbeat note.

____ (2023-01-21). FM expresses appreciation to diplomats. ecns.cn China will deepen friendship and cooperation with all countries to jointly make new and greater contributions to world peace and prosperity, Foreign Minister Qin Gang said on Friday in a festive greeting message to diplomatic corps in China.

____ (2023-01-21). Xi extends Spring Festival greetings to all Chinese, urging solid work to create better future. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping, on behalf of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and the State Council, extended Spring Festival greetings to all Chinese Friday at a reception in Beijing.

Helena Hui Wang, Esther Lau, Baoguo Jiang, Richard Horton (2023-01-21). [Comment] Winner of the 2022 Wakley—Wu Lien Teh Prize: the dutiful son by his father's bedside. thelancet.com The 2022 Wakley—Wu Lien Teh Prize invited submissions sharing ideas of "a heart full of great compassion and empathy" in modern Chinese clinical practice.1 We are pleased and grateful to have received 187 submissions—twice the number of submissions in 2021—telling touching and provocative stories about all aspects of medical practice in China. Essays were shortlisted by two editors at The Lancet Group and anonymised essays were sent to external advisers in China for their reflections and thoughts.




____ (2023-01-21). Green light for pursuit of sustainable development. ecns.cn China's State Council Information Office released a white paper titled "China's Green Development in the New Era" on Thursday.

____ (2023-01-21). Fuxing bullet train runs in nation's coldest region. ecns.cn A Fuxing CR400BF-GZ train — the smartest and most frost-resistant bullet train model of the Fuxing family — left Harbin Railway Station at 9: 30 am on Thursday for the city of Shuangyashan, starting its service in Northeast China's Heilongjiang province.

____ (2023-01-21). XAY.2 variant not detected in China. ecns.cn The COVID-19 XAY.2 variant has not been detected in China yet and the country will continue to trace it and make scientific analysis, said Chang Zhaorui from the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in an interview with Xinhua.

____ (2023-01-21). Ethnic groups in Guangxi welcome Chinese New Year. ecns.cn People of Zhuang, Miao, Yao and Dong ethnic groups put on their costumes and dance together to welcome Spring Festival, or Chinese New Year, at an village in Rongan county, Liuzhou city, South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous region, Jan. 18, 2023.




____ (2023-01-21). China trims U.S. Treasury bond holdings. ecns.cn China continued to lower its holdings of U.S. Treasury bonds as the U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to maintain its hawkish stance over the following months, market observers said on Thursday.

____ (2023-01-21). China tops world in key green areas, report says. ecns.cn With intensified efforts to promote green transitions, China has topped the world in many fields concerning environmental conservation and low-carbon development, according to a white paper released on Thursday by the State Council Information Office.

Anand Naidoo (2023-01-21). The Heat: World Economic Forum. america.cgtn.com The World Economic Forum closes in Davos, after candid talks about the global economy, China's reopening and climate change. Global leaders and business executives gathered at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week, to discuss some of the biggest issues of 2023. Among the …

____ (2023-01-21). China secures maximum outcomes at minimum costs with COVID response. ecns.cn Over the past three years, China made the best efforts to save lives and protect public health, while keeping the social and economic impacts of the pandemic at the lowest possible levels.

____ (2023-01-21). China trims U.S. Treasury bond holdings. ecns.cn China continued to lower its holdings of U.S. Treasury bonds as the U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to maintain its hawkish stance over the following months, market observers said on Thursday.

____ (2023-01-21). China tops world in key green areas, report says. ecns.cn With intensified efforts to promote green transitions, China has topped the world in many fields concerning environmental conservation and low-carbon development, according to a white paper released on Thursday by the State Council Information Office.

Anand Naidoo (2023-01-21). The Heat: World Economic Forum. america.cgtn.com The World Economic Forum closes in Davos, after candid talks about the global economy, China's reopening and climate change. Global leaders and business executives gathered at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week, to discuss some of the biggest issues of 2023. Among the …

____ (2023-01-21). China secures maximum outcomes at minimum costs with COVID response. ecns.cn Over the past three years, China made the best efforts to save lives and protect public health, while keeping the social and economic impacts of the pandemic at the lowest possible levels.

____ (2023-01-21). COVID's peak behind us, officials say. ecns.cn China has passed its recent peak COVID-19 period for fever clinic and emergency room visits and intensive care unit admissions, and concerted efforts are being made to protect the nation's vast rural areas against the disease ahead of a major holiday, officials said on Thursday.

_____ (2023-01-21). Mexico Pulled Between Bright Multipolar Future and Feudal North America Union. strategic-culture.org The spirits of great leaders like Lincoln, Juarez, FDR, and Cardenas would certainly smile at Mexico's emerging potential. | Last week's meeting of Justin Trudeau, Joe Biden and Lopez Obrador in Mexico City saw several dynamics clashing. On the one hand, the oligarchist demands of global governance, population reduction (under the guise of "sustainable development") were advanced with a

Anonymous669 (2023-01-21). Turkey Steps Up Artillery, Rocket Strikes On Northern Syria After Attack On Border Base (Video). southfront.org The aftermath of the rocket attack on the Turkish base near Bab al-Salam crossing in northern Syria. Via Twitter. | Late on January 20, the Turkish military stepped up its artillery and rocket strikes on areas held by Kurdish forces in Syria northern region following an indirect fire attack that targeted one of its border bases. | A salvo of rockets hit the Turkish base, which is located near the Bab al-Salam border crossing in the northern Aleppo countryside. | In a sta…

Editor at Global Grind (2023-01-21). Did You Know? The Original 'Lion King' Movie Is Based On The First Ruler Of The Mali Empire. newsone.com Fans might be shocked at this Disney fun fact about its popular animated film franchise 'The Lion King' and what inspired the original movie.

Editor (2023-01-21). Medicare Advantage Is Neither Medicare Nor an Advantage. scheerpost.com

Editor (2023-01-21). Patrick Lawrence: Japan Reenlists as Washington's Spear-Carrier. scheerpost.com By Patrick Lawrence / Original to ScheerPost It is always the same when Japanese premiers travel to Washington to summit at the White House. Nothing seems to happen and nobody pays much attention even when important things happen, when we should all pay attention, and, when we do pay passing attention, we usually get it …

Joyce Chediac (2023-01-21). NYC retirees fight mayor & Wall St., score key victory to keep their healthcare. liberationnews.org Privatized Medicare Advantage plans are cash cows for insurance companies and profit from denying seniors care.

Juan Cole (2023-01-21). Nearly 20% of New Vehicles in California Last Year were Zero-Emission, as Peak Oil nears. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) The office of California Governor Gavin Newsom has announced that nearly 1 in 5 of new vehicles purchased in that state in 2022 were zero emission (ZEVs). Nationwide, nearly 6 percent of new vehicle registrations were electric. This statistic of 18.8% ZEVs did not represent business as usual for California. The …

Ramona Wadi (2023-01-21). Israeli Security Minister Ben-Gvir's Efforts in the Erasure of Palestinian Identity. juancole.com ( Middle East Monitor ) Tying in to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's statement that "the Jewish people have an exclusive and unquestionable right to all areas of the land of Israel" is the recent order by Israel's Security Minister Itamar Ben Gvir to remove Palestinian flags that are publicly displayed. At face value, …

William Manson (2023-01-21). Social Media: "Who Would You Like Me to Be?" dissidentvoice.org Way back in the 1830s, the brilliant Alexis de Tocqueville, visiting the American experiment of "democracy," found a nation of persons afraid to disagree with the "tyranny of the majority." Despite Ralph Waldo Emerson's inspiring Self-Reliance of 1841, there remained very few free-thinking individualists to be found. Some 10 years later, when Thoreau published Walden …

Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, UCSC, UC Berkeley (2023-01-21). 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 (2023-01-21). A Sailor's Reflections on Race and the Navy. americanthinker.com It is not the Navy's mission or responsibility to solve residual cultural problems with some minority groups that may still exist.

americanthinker (2023-01-21). Guerrilla Information War. americanthinker.com Countering the lies of the fascist far-left from Hitler to today.

americanthinker (2023-01-21). Israel-haters Also Glorify Cop Killers. americanthinker.com The history here is long and ugly.

americanthinker (2023-01-21). The Disturbing Precedent behind Dangerous COVID Shots. americanthinker.com A shocking and heartbreaking incident from 1923 sheds light on what we're going through now.

americanthinker (2023-01-21). The Real Purpose of Drag Queen Story Hour. americanthinker.com It's not about "education" or "tolerance," and it's not benign.

Angela (2023-01-21). Sunday 1/22: Free virtual screening of the documentary film "Tantura" indybay.org Zoom (Registration link is below)…

Anjoulie Woodhead (2023-01-21). Concerns of Growth, Pandemic, War and Inflation Top World Economic Forum Agenda. indybay.org World Bank Cuts Global Growth Forecast as Developing Countries Struggle with Debt…

Anonymous Contributor (2023-01-21). Seattle, WA: Mourners Arrested at Vigil for Tort. itsgoingdown.org Report on Seattle vigil in solidarity with Tortuguita and the struggle against Cop City in Atlanta. Around folks showed up for a somber and angry candlelight vigil at Cal Anderson park in so-called Seattle. We gathered to remember Tort, murdered by Atlanta PD for defending the forest against Cop City. People expressed their rage…

Brenda Norrell (2023-01-21). Today is Joye Braun Day — We Remember the Lakota Pipeline Fighter: In Her Own Words. indybay.org Today is Joye Braun Day, Lakota mother and activist of the Cheyenne River Lakota Nation in South Dakota. We remember Joye, in her own words, from stopping mega loads, protesting the KXL pipeline, and ultimately setting up the first tipi at the resistance to Dakota Access Pipeline in Standing Rock.

Brenda Norrell (2023-01-21). Driver of Truck Killing Paiute Journalist Myron Dewey Seeks Plea Deal. indybay.org The driver of the truck that killed Paiute journalist Myron Dewey is seeking a plea deal, Myron's daughter Taylor Dewey said following a pre-trial hearing at Tonopah Justice Court in Nye County, Nevada. Myron was killed when John David Walsh of Reno pulled into his lane on an isolated dirt road near his family's home in Yomba, Nevada on Sept. 26, 2021. The day before, Myron live streamed from the Fallon bombing range, opposing its expansion, and urged protection of the Paiute Massacre Site at Thacker Pass from lithium mining.

Californians for Pesticide Reform (2023-01-21). Farmworker communities call on the State to Rewrite Regulation of Cancer-Causing Pesticide. indybay.org One hundred farmworker community residents and their allies filled Cal EPA's Byron Sher Auditorium, as well as participated through zoom, protesting the Department of Pesticide Regulation's (DPR) proposed regulation for the cancer-causing pesticide 1,3-dichloropropene (1,3-D, brand name Telone). The Wednesday morning public hearing saw testimony from dozens of speakers asserting that their lives were "not worth 14 times less than other Californians." The phrase was in reference to DPR's choosing a 1,3-D regulatory target concentration 14 times higher than the "safe harbor level" established by the Office of Envir…

Carlos Lopes Pereira (2023-01-21). Amílcar Cabral — African Marxist liberation leader — murdered years ago by agents of Portuguese colonialism. workers.org The author, a former member of the Secretariat of the African Party for the Independence of Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde (PAIGC), writes of African events for Avante, the newspaper of the Portuguese Communist Party. Translation: John Catalinotto. Half a century ago, on Jan. 20, 1973, Amílcar Cabral, a prominent leader . . . |

CIIS Public Programs (2023-01-21). Thursday 2/16: On Healing the Trauma of Caste. indybay.org

City of Sunnyvale (2023-01-21). Saturday 3/11: EV Ride and Drive: Electrify your Ride. indybay.org Located at the Sunnyvale Community Center, 5 E. Remington Dr., Sunnyvale, CA…

Common Dreams (2023-01-21). 'Cancel This Failed Experiment': Physicians Tell Biden HHS to End Medicare Privatization Pilot. juancole.com By Jake Johnson | ( Commondreams.org) A national physician group this week called for the complete termination of a Medicare privatization scheme that the Biden White House inherited from the Trump administration and later rebranded—while keeping intact its most dangerous components. Now known as the Accountable Care Organization Realizing Equity, Access, and Community …

CSCPA (2023-01-21). Thursday 2/9: Special EVent: Purchasing an Electric Vehicle w/ Gov. Rebates & Tax Credits Workshop. indybay.org Virtual workshop (FREE)…

David J Werring, Gargi Banerjee (2023-01-21). [Correspondence] Convexity subarachnoid haemorrhage. thelancet.com We congratulate Jan Claassen and Soojin Park on their Seminar on spontaneous subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH);1 however, we found no mention of non-aneurysmal convexity subarachnoid haemorrhage (cSAH), a SAH subtype associated with a short, but important, list of underlying diagnoses, which require quite different investigation and management.

indybay (2023-01-21). Sunday 2/12: WINTER SF World Naked Bike Ride #WNBRsf2023 #StValentinesDayWeekend. indybay.org 11am Gathering / 12pm/Noon Start | Rincon "Cupid's Arrow" Park | The Embarcadero & Folsom Steet…

It's Going Down (2023-01-21). This Is America #180: An Antifascist Got 20 Years in Prison For Defending Counter-Protesters on J20; Report from Rural PNW. itsgoingdown.org Welcome, to This Is America, January 20th, 2023. On today's episode, first we speak with autonomous organizers in the rural Pacific Northwest town of Aberdeen, WA. We then talk to a supporter of antifascist political prisoner Alex Stokes, who has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for standing up to protect his friends from…

Jan Claassen, Soojin Park (2023-01-21). [Correspondence] Convexity subarachnoid haemorrhage — Authors' reply. thelancet.com We thank David Werring and Gargi Banerjee for their kind comments on our Seminar,1 and for highlighting the important topic of convexity subarachnoid haemorrhage (cSAH). Due to space limitations, the nuances of the diagnostic approach and thorough reporting of clinical characteristics of the wide differential for non-traumatic, non-aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) did not extend beyond the most common category (perimesencephalic). The differential for non-aneurysmal SAH can be brought into greater focus when considering convexity distribution.

JCOG-HBPOG (2023-01-21). [Articles] Adjuvant S-1 compared with observation in resected biliary tract cancer (JCOG1202, ASCOT): a multicentre, open-label, randomised, controlled, phase 3 trial. thelancet.com Although long-term clinical benefit would be needed for a definitive conclusion, a significant improvement in survival suggested adjuvant S-1 could be considered a standard of care for resected biliary tract cancer in Asian patients.

Joel Richards (2023-01-21). Over % of Argentina's farmland lacks water. america.cgtn.com Nearly 55% of Argentina's arable land has been affected by drought conditions. Find out more.

Kelley Beaucar Vlahos (2023-01-21). 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.

Kerstin Chavent, Thomas Schwendener (2023-01-21). The Octopus of Davos and The club of right-wing apostles, 1/18. indybay.org Decisions affecting all of humanity are being made undemocratically by a wealthy global elite. And yet most of us look the other way, as if the Gates, Rockefellers and Buffets of this world were philanthropists giving back to the public what they have received from it, and the WEF a charity that wants to make the world a better place – and not an unscrupulous community…

Laura Salm-Reifferscheidt (2023-01-21). [World Report] One Health in Kenya. thelancet.com Policy makers and researchers have long argued for the importance of One Health. Kenya is putting the principles into practice. Laura Salm-Reifferscheidt reports.

long haul infoshop (2023-01-21). Monday 1/30: Visionary sharing circle – staying strong in turbulent times. indybay.org Long Haul Infoshop – 3124 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley – 510-540-0751…

Luis Chirino (2023-01-21). U.S. baseball players join Cuba's team for 2023 World Baseball Classic. america.cgtn.com As the 2023 World Baseball Classic approaches, the Biden administration has granted permission for Cuban baseball players living in the U.S. to join the Cuban national team. Cuba will face the Netherlands in the first game. See more.

Lyn Neeley (2023-01-21). Cuba's new Family Code, a law of love. workers.org Members of the 51st Venceremos Brigade were invited to an open-air meeting to learn about the passage of Cuba's new Family Code — the most inclusive, progressive and revolutionary law in Latin America and, indeed, the world, because of who it protects. Speakers from Cuba's trans community and CENESEX addressing . . . |

Lynda Carson (2023-01-21). Debt limit crisis threatens Social Security and Bay Area subsidized housing renters. indybay.org Lydia Gans Photo Of A San Rafael Tenant Meeting In 2005 That I Helped To Organize With Housing Activist Marion Brady, To Help Save Section 8 Tenants From Losing Their Housing Vouchers. That's Me Standing Near The Back Of The Room In A Red Top And Black Sweater Reading Some Information That I Helped Pass Out To The Tenants:…

Michael Guger, Gerhard Ransmayr, Michael Sonnberger, Simon Hametner, Serge Weis, Thomas Berger, Christian Enzinger (2023-01-21). [Clinical Picture] Tumefactive multiple sclerosis presents with painless progressive hemiparesis and aphasia. thelancet.com A 20-year-old man presented at our emergency department with a progressive painless paralysis of his right arm and right leg. The patient reported that difficulties began approximately 48 h before, while he was sleeping. He had no medical history.

Mothers on the March (2023-01-21). Friday 1/20: POA: Shut it DOWN! indybay.org On the sidewalk in front of the San Francisco Police Officers Association: 800 Bryant @ 6th Street in San Francisco…

Nai-Jung Chiang, Li-Tzong Chen (2023-01-21). [Comment] Adjuvant therapy in biliary tract cancers: oral fluoropyrimidine as a beginning. thelancet.com Biliary tract cancer is a group of malignant tumours, mostly adenocarcinoma, arising from different sites of the biliary tract with diverse aetiology, molecular profiling, TNM classification, and surgical procedures and outcomes of resectable diseases.1 Radical surgical resection remains the only curative treatment, but postoperative relapse is common.1 Developing effective adjuvant therapy is mandatory. However, two modern observation-controlled phase 3 trials, the BCAT trial2 and the PRODIGE 12-ACCORD 18 trial,3 did not show the benefit of adjuvant gemcitabine-based chemotherapy in resected biliary tract cancer…

Nathan King (2023-01-21). President Biden celebrates two years in office. america.cgtn.com A look at U.S. President Joe Biden's first two years in office.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-21). 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 (2023-01-21). 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 (2023-01-21). 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 (2023-01-21). 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 (2023-01-21). 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 (2023-01-21). 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 (2023-01-21). 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 (2023-01-21). 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 (2023-01-21). 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 (2023-01-21). 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 (2023-01-21). 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 (2023-01-21). 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 (2023-01-21). 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 (2023-01-21). 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 (2023-01-21). 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 (2023-01-21). 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 (2023-01-21). 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 (2023-01-21). 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 (2023-01-21). 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 (2023-01-21). 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…

Oakland Privacy (2023-01-21). Wednesday 2/15: Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State. indybay.org Please email contact@oaklandprivacy.org a few days before the meeting to get up-to-date location information or obtain Zoom meeting access info.

Olga Eyre, Vikram Patel, David Brent, Anita Thapar (2023-01-21). [Correspondence] Latent bipolar depression — Authors' reply. thelancet.com We thank Takeshi Terao for their response to our Seminar on depression in young people.1 Terao highlights that depression is often the first manifestation of bipolar disorder and early-onset depression is a risk factor for switching to bipolar disorder. This clinical point is important.

Revolution Club, Bay Area ( (2023-01-21). Saturday 1/21: Protest the Christian Fascist "Walk for Life"! indybay.org Powell Street cable car turnaround (1 Powell Street)…

Revolution Club, Bay Area (2023-01-21). Tuesday 1/24: We Refuse To Accept A "Doomsday" Future, It's Time to Get Organized For A Real Revolution! indybay.org Sproul Plaza, UC Berkeley…

Richard Horton (2023-01-21). [Comment] Offline: Rethinking the world. thelancet.com "The horror is that for the first time we live in a world in which we can no longer imagine a better one." Theodor Adorno, in conversation with Max Horkheimer, in March, 1956. Adorno succeeded Horkheimer as Director of the Institute for Social Research at the University of Frankfurt in 1959. Their discussions, published in Towards a New Manifesto (Verso, 2019), ranged across several themes—freedom, work, needs. Horkheimer, living in the shadow of war, seemed preoccupied with the conditions necessary for the stability of human civilisation.

RiseUp4AbortionRights Bay Area (2023-01-21). Saturday 1/21: PROTEST THE SO-CALLED "WALK FOR LIFE" & DEMAND LEGAL ABORTION NATIONWIDE NOW! indybay.org 4 Golden Gate Ave, San Francisco | 1: 30 – march from Civic Center Plaza…

Réiltín Tynan (2023-01-21). [Perspectives] Can I listen to your heart now? thelancet.com The first person to call me doctor changed the course of my career. My fleeting encounter with Mary will be one of many transient ties that ultimately sustain a lifetime in health care. Like many patients, hers was an uneventful hospital stay. She had recovered well postoperatively, and treated the staff who cared for her with affection and patience. It was my first day, and my title was so heavy and unwieldy. Doctor. I felt like it should come with an exclusion clause: a banner that screamed that I was little more than the student who had graduated in a whirlwind of exams, at the start of a COVID-19 pandemic.

Scott L Delp, Eric J Topol (2023-01-21). [Perspectives] Digitising tremor. thelancet.com The nervous system speaks a digital language. A heathy nervous system orchestrates a vast array of action potentials to produce a repertoire of voluntary movements. Neurological diseases such as parkinson's disease and essential tremor (ET), however, disrupt the execution of smooth voluntary movements and hinder the performance of even simple tasks, like holding a cup of coffee. ET, the most common movement disorder, affects an estimated 5% of people aged 60 years and older globally. Although the complete set of neurological mechanisms that cause ET are yet to be elucidated, oscillatory signalling within the vent…

Solomon Tesfaye, Gordon Sloan, David White, Mike Bradburn, Didier Bouhassira, Dinesh Selvarajah, OPTION-DM trial group (2023-01-21). [Correspondence] Who really benefits from drug combinations and long titrations for pain? — Authors' reply. thelancet.com We thank Thomas Perry for taking the time to read and respond to our work. In the OPTION-DM trial,1 we included pregabalin rather than gabapentin as pregabalin is a twice-daily drug that made blinded dosing easier for the trial, has 3—4 times faster absorption after oral administration, has dose-dependent predictable plasma concentration, and requires a shorter titration period.2,3 Moreover, there was little rationale in having two drugs with a similar mechanism of action. We disagree with the statement "evidence for dose response from analgesics is tenuous" as some analgesics, such as pregabalin, have dose…

Sophie Cousins (2023-01-21). [World Report] Birthing on Country: improving maternal care in Australia. thelancet.com First Nations mothers and babies in Australia have long suffered inequities. A set of new initiatives is aiming to reverse this trend. Sophie Cousins reports.

Staff (2023-01-21). Chevron Unloads Venezuelan Crude in US Territory After 4-Year Hiatus. orinocotribune.com

Staff (2023-01-21). 21 January, NYC: Day of Rage Free Ahmad Sa'adat, Free Ahmad Manasra, Honor the Martyrs of Palestine. samidoun.net Saturday, 21 January 2 pm Grand Central Station, Main Concourse NYC Info: www.instagram.com/p/Cnim_b-LwgY/ Rally to demand the immediate release of Ahmad Sa'adat, Ahmad Manasra, and all Palestinian prisoners, and to honor the martyrs of Palestine! Come out and have your voice be heard! Join Samidoun NY/NJ and Within Our Lifetime United for Palestine! Free …

Takeshi Terao (2023-01-21). [Correspondence] Latent bipolar depression. thelancet.com I read with much interest the excellent and comprehensive Seminar about depression in young people by Anita Thapar and colleagues.1 Although the authors simply mentioned the increased rates of diagnostic conversion from depression to bipolar disorder in adolescents with depression, it should be emphasised more. For example, of 72 patients diagnosed with depression at a mean age of 10 ∑3 years (SD 1 ∑5), 48 ∑6% (n=35) of patients were diagnostically changed to bipolar disorder during the subsequent 10 years.

The Green Arcade (2023-01-21). 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…

Thomas L Perry (2023-01-21). [Correspondence] Who really benefits from drug combinations and long titrations for pain? thelancet.com Findings from Solomon Tesfaye and colleagues' OPTION-DM trial1 are a useful but intellectually challenging contribution to understanding drug treatment of painful neuropathy. It reiterates a popular expert opinion that gabapentin must be given three times daily and "requires a long titration period of up to 2 months to avoid toxicity".1 Gabapentin and pregabalin have similar elimination half-lives, via renal excretion. Twice daily administration gave pregabalin a marketing advantage when the patent on gabapentin expired.

Udani Samarasekera (2023-01-21). [Perspectives] Carlos E Rodríguez-Díaz: community centred public health scientist. thelancet.com "I am a community centred scientist, meaning I don't do any public health work that is not relevant to the community", says Carlos E Rodríguez-Díaz, Associate Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Prevention and Community Health at George Washington University—Milken Institute School of Public Health in Washington, DC, USA. His research focuses on public health intervention development with and for populations made socially vulnerable in Puerto Rico, the Caribbean region, and the USA, including people with HIV, incarcerated individuals, Latinx people, and sexual and gender minority groups.

Unicorn Riot (2023-01-21). GOP Politicians Join White Supremacists at YMCA Hate Rally in Santee. unicornriot.ninja

Uniting for Peace, GAMIP (2023-01-21). 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…

Watsonville is in the Heart (2023-01-21). Thursday 1/26: Tobera Project Talk Story: 1930 Anti-Filipino Watsonville Race Riots. indybay.org Webinar Registration: | us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Ff0M…

WSWS (2023-01-21). New laws targeting the homeless passed in multiple US states. wsws.org In Tennessee, a law passed last July makes sleeping in a tent on public property, under a bridge, or on an interstate exit a felony punishable by imprisonment, the first of its kind in the nation.

WSWS (2023-01-21). "Vote against war! Vote SGP!": SGP election spot for the Berlin election. wsws.org The Sozialistische Gleichheitspartei is running in the Berlin elections to give a voice and a socialist perspective to the opposition to the hated policies of war and social devastation.

WSWS (2023-01-21). Thailand: Bid for Chinese New Year tourists threatens new COVID surge. wsws.org In Thailand, the true picture of daily COVID cases is masked behind a complete dismantling of testing and tracing.

WSWS (2023-01-21). The billionaires at Davos protect themselves from COVID-19, while declaring the pandemic "over" for working people. wsws.org The first in-person gathering of world leaders and billionaires at Davos during the COVID-19 pandemic was remarkable for the comprehensive infection control measures taken to protect the super-rich from the virus.

WSWS (2023-01-21). Google carries out mass layoffs of 12,000 workers as global jobs massacre continues. wsws.org The tech cuts are only the beginning of a broader offensive against jobs by the entire capitalist elite, who are determined to use unemployment as a weapon against the rise of strike activity.

WSWS (2023-01-21). French unions impose wage rises well below inflation. wsws.org After millions across France joined a one-day strike against Emmanuel Macron's pension reform on January 19, a confrontation is rapidly emerging between the government and the working class.

WSWS (2023-01-21). BBC documentary indicts Modi for 2002 anti-Muslim Gujarat pogrom. wsws.org India's Hindu supremacist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government has responded with vitriol to a BBC documentary that examines prime minister Modi's role in facilitating and overseeing the 2002 Gujarat anti-Muslim pogrom.

WSWS (2023-01-21). Three active-duty Marines arrested for storming the Capitol on January 6. wsws.org The arrests indicate the significant level of support Trump's coup, and fascism, have within the US military.

WSWS (2023-01-21). Immigrant worker shot dead by police at Oklahoma meatpacking plant. wsws.org A worker who filmed the incident said Chiewalthap Mariar was fired by his supervisor and then told to finish his shift by human resources. Workers were kept on the job by management after the shooting.

WSWS (2023-01-21). Australia: Betrayal of workers at Pampas is nothing new for the United Workers Union. wsws.org The need for rank-and-file committees is underscored by the fact that the Pampas sell-out followed a blueprint the union has established in other significant disputes in recent years.

WSWS (2023-01-21). Michigan mother and sons freeze to death. wsws.org Such tragic "accidents" can only happen in a society where conditions are ripe for tragedy.

WSWS (2023-01-21). Sri Lankan parliament passes draconian "rehabilitation" law. wsws.org The government's new law has nothing to do with "rehabilitating" drug addicts but is to incarcerate workers, youth and political opponents, without any judicial determination, in military-run centres.

WSWS (2023-01-21). UAW bureaucrats collaborate with UC to retroactively dock strikers' pay. wsws.org Only weeks after betraying the historic strike of 48,000 academic workers at the University of California, the United Auto Workers is assisting UC in collecting attestation payback forms to retroactively dock wages.

WSWS (2023-01-21). Harvard forced to reverse decision denying fellowship to critic of Israel. wsws.org The dean of the Harvard Kennedy School reversed his decision to deny a fellowship to Kenneth Roth on the grounds that his criticism of the Israeli government's treatment of Palestinians was "biased."

WSWS (2023-01-21). Australia: NSW leader Chris Minns typifies Labor's right-wing, pro-business character. wsws.org In the NSW election, working people confront a "choice" between an extreme right-wing Liberal premier and a Labor leader who agrees with him on all substantive issues.

WSWS (2023-01-21). The Fabelmans: Steven Spielberg's family drama. wsws.org The film is a highly personal account of…

Xiaolu Sun (2023-01-21). Abortion restrictions limit training of future U.S. doctors. america.cgtn.com See how the abortion restrictions are affecting training for some OB-GYN residents in the U.S.

____ (2023-01-21). Xi Jinping unanimously elected deputy to 14th NPC. ecns.cn Xi Jinping was elected deputy to the 14th National People's Congress (NPC) by a unanimous vote at the first session of the 14th Jiangsu Provincial People's Congress on Thursday.

____ (2023-01-21). Overseas orders light up sales of fireworks. ecns.cn As "the world's fireworks capital", Liuyang — which manufactures more than 60 percent of the fireworks for global markets — saw its exports surge 84.9 percent on a yearly basis to 6 billion yuan ($885 million) in 2022, statistics from the city government showed.

The Lancet (2023-01-21). [Editorial] One Health: a call for ecological equity. thelancet.com The notion that the wellbeing of an individual is directly connected to the wellbeing of the land has a long history in Indigenous societies. Nowadays, the term One Health has become an important concept in global health. The One Health High-Level Expert panel defines One Health as "an integrated, unifying approach that aims to sustainably balance and optimise the health of people, animals, and ecosystems. It recognises the health of humans, domestic and wild animals, plants, and the wider environment (including ecosystems) are closely linked and inter-dependent." On Jan 19, we published a new four-part Series on…

____ (2023-01-21). Xi unanimously elected NPC deputy. ecns.cn Xi Jinping was elected on Thursday as a deputy to the 14th National People's Congress by a unanimous vote at the first session of the 14th Jiangsu Provincial People's Congress.

____ (2023-01-21). HK places high value on traditions. ecns.cn The topic of intangible cultural heritage, or ICH, is as crucial to Hong Kong as a cup of milk tea, one of the city's favorite beverages.

____ (2023-01-21). 24 Terms: Major Cold. ecns.cn

____ (2023-01-21). Cradle of civilization: Maijishan Grottoes. ecns.cn

____ (2023-01-21). Growth role of digital economy emphasized. ecns.cn Related stocks surged on Thursday as the digital economy was highlighted in multiple local governments' plans for boosting growth in 2023.

____ (2023-01-21). Chinese leaders extend Spring Festival greetings to veteran comrades. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping and other Chinese leaders have extended festive greetings over the phone or via other means to veteran comrades ahead of the Spring Festival, or the Chinese Lunar New Year.

Staff (2023-01-21). Presidente Lula destituye al jefe del Ejército de Brasil tras disturbios. cubadebate.cu El presidente de Brasil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, destituyó hoy al general Júlio César de Arruda de su cargo de comandante del Ejército. Su puesto será ocupado por el actual jefe militar del Comando Sudeste, el general Tomás Miguel Ribeiro Paiva, que había comandado la región desde el año 2021, según publicó el sitio oficial de las fuerzas armadas brasileñas.

Staff (2023-01-21). Policía peruana irrumpe violentamente en la Universidad de San Marcos en Lima (+ Video). cubadebate.cu La Policía Nacional de Perú ingresó este sábado a la Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos en Lima, donde se encuentran alojados peruanos de diferentes regiones que vinieron a Lima a manifestarse contra el gobierno de Dina Boluarte. Los elementos de la policía entraron con violencia y sometieron a los líderes estudiantiles y sociales.

teleSUR, SH (2023-01-21). Reportan nuevos actos de represión en la región peruana de Puno. telesurtv.net A altas horas de la noche se conoció que la policía seguía realizando actos que perjudican la integridad de los manifestantes en Llave, Puno.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-21). Asesinan tropas israelíes a palestino en Ramalá tras incidente. telesurtv.net Un comunicado del Ministerio de Salud palestino reportó que el ejército israelí mató a un hombre palestino de 41 años cerca de Kufr Nimeh, al noroeste de Ramalá.

Eros Labara (2023-01-21). Redes sociales y publicidad: Los aliados del hiperconsumo que calienta el planeta. globalizacion.ca Cuando los algoritmos de las redes sociales tratan de robar más tiempo al usuario solo sirven a un solo fin: el de generar grandes beneficios a las grandes tecnológicas, inversores y anunciantes. Hay una necesidad de regular los algoritmos y…

Julio García Camarero (2023-01-21). La Cumbre de Davos de 2023. globalizacion.ca El lunes 16 de enero de 2023 comenzó la 53 ™ Reunión Anual del Foro Económico Mundial que se ha venido realizando cada tercer lunes del mes de enero en Davos (Suiza). | En realidad es una reunión en la que se…

Mariana àÅlvarez Orellana (2023-01-21). Dura represión de Boluarte contra los manifestantes que tomaron Lima. globalizacion.ca Una multitud proveniente de distintas regiones de Perú llegó a la capital para pedir la renuncia de la presidenta Dina Boluarte, el cierre del Congreso, la convocatoria de nuevas elecciones y la instalación de una Asamblea Constituyente. | Los manifestantes se…

Rubén Armendáriz (2023-01-21). Sigue el escándalo del Fifagate: øSolo los sudamericanos son corruptos? globalizacion.ca Un Tribunal Federal de Brooklyn continúa los juicios por el caso del llamado FIFA Gate, uno de los escándalos de corrupción más importantes en la historia del deporte que incluyó casos de soborno, fraude y lavado de dinero al interior…

Staff (2023-01-21). Cosmética artesanal en Cuba: øEn qué punto estamos? cubadebate.cu El desarrollo de la cosmética artesanal en Cuba es un campo relativamente joven que está teniendo un auge significativo en los últimos tiempos. Sobre dos emprendimientos en esa rama, los debates en cuanto al concepto de cosmética y los avances y desafíos pendientes en materia de regulación, responsabilidad y conocimiento se presentan varios criterios en este reportaje de Cubadebate.

Staff (2023-01-21). Ni contemplativos ni pasivos ante las ilegalidades. cubadebate.cu El panorama actual de desabastecimiento ha generado en Holguín un incremento de las actividades ilícitas relacionadas con productos de primera necesidad. El territorrio ha adecuado a sus particularidades un programa de acción, que si bien a los ojos de muchos aún no ha sido todo lo efectivo que demanda el momento, lo cierto es que no se ha estado de brazos cruzados.

Staff (2023-01-21). "Para que nos siga ayudando": Eustacio regresa al Calvario. cubadebate.cu Eustacio Ramón González, perdió cuanto tenía al paso del huracán Ian. Estuvo desde finales de septiembre en un sitio habilitado para albergue de damnificados en el Consejo Popular El Moncada, Viñales, Pinar del Río. Contó a Radio Guamá, que fue el último en salir de allí. Pasados tres meses, inaugura una vivienda y afirma que "ahora sí tiene casa y nos invita a pasar": Gracias.

Staff (2023-01-21). Escasez de huevos en EE.UU: Se disparan los precios y aumenta el contrabando desde México. cubadebate.cu Ese es un problema que ha ido en aumento en los últimos meses en Estados Unidos, donde contrabandear este alimento a través de la frontera de México o Canadá puede resultar en multas de hasta US$10.000. øPor qué se animan a correr este riesgo? La respuesta parece estar en la gran diferencia de precios, pues los que se compran al otro lado de la frontera pueden costar la mitad.

Staff (2023-01-21). Unas 12 000 personas serán despedidas de Alphabet (Google). cubadebate.cu La compañía estadounidense Alphabet (Google) anunció que reducirá su plantilla en unas 12 000 personas, el 6,4 %, después de años de un crecimiento "espectacular" que se ha topado con una "realidad económica diferente" como la actual. Todo ello sucede tras un 2022 en el que las grandes tecnológicas han despedido a más de 150 000 empleados en el mundo.

Staff (2023-01-21). Argentina asegura que Cumbre de la Celac abordará preocupaciones de los pueblos. cubadebate.cu La VII Cumbre de Jefes de Estado y de Gobierno de la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (Celac), que se celebrará el próximo 24 de enero en Buenos Aires, abordará las preocupaciones de nuestros pueblos, aseguró hoy el coordinador argentino de ese organismo, Gustavo Martínez.

Staff (2023-01-21). Concluye con éxito reunión extraordinaria en Caracas entre las delegaciones del Gobierno colombiano y el ELN. cubadebate.cu Las delegaciones del Gobierno de Colombia y de la guerrilla del Ejército de Liberación Nacional (ELN) han ofrecido este sábado una declaración conjunta al término de la reunión extraordinaria que se celebró en Caracas, la capital venezolana. Las partes fijaron el segundo ciclo de conversaciones para el próximo 13 de febrero en México.

Staff (2023-01-21). Justicia de Brasil mantiene prisión preventiva para 942 bolsonaristas por actos golpistas. cubadebate.cu El juez del Supremo Tribunal Federal de Brasil (STF), Alexandre de Moraes, dictaminó mantener prisión preventiva para 942 personas que participaron en la toma bolsonarista del pasado 8 de enero de las sedes del Congreso, el Palacio de Planalto y STF, en Brasilia. La decisión se tomó tras concluir el análisis de la situación de 1 406 encarcelados tras los desmanes.

Staff (2023-01-21). Sol, Luna, eclipses y cometas: Los fenómenos astronómicos de 2023. cubadebate.cu La bóveda celeste será el escenario este 2023 de eventos astronómicos que siempre impresionan y maravillan a los habitantes de la Tierra, máxime cuando algunos de ellos ocurren cada miles de años o se prevé que sucedan por última vez. Entre ellos, para este 2023 se espera que se produzca un eclipse híbrido, cuatro superlunas y el paso de un cometa milenario.

Staff (2023-01-21). Usain Bolt fue víctima de estafa millonaria en Jamaica, afirman abogados. cubadebate.cu Los abogados de Usain Bolt, el ocho veces campeón olímpico en las pruebas de velocidad, revelaron que más de 12.7 millones de dólares han desaparecido de la cuenta que mantenía en una firma privada de inversiones en su natal Jamaica y que las autoridades de la isla están investigando.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-21). Organizaciones exigen excarcelar líderes sociales salvadoreños. telesurtv.net Provienen de 29 países y piden al Gobierno del presidente Nayib Bukele que retire los cargos contra defensores del agua detenidos el 11 de enero pasado en Santa Marta.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-01-21). Anuncian uso de vacunas bivalentes contra la Covid-19 en Argentina. telesurtv.net La ministra resaltó que estos inmunizantes serán distribuidos desde la semana próxima en todas las provincias y se aplicarán de acuerdo a los planes de las mismas.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-01-21). Groenlandia alcanza su temperatura más alta en mil años. telesurtv.net Este estudio logró reconstruir las condiciones que existían hace varios siglos atrás, mediante perforaciones profundas en el hielo.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-01-21). Tormenta invernal deja más de 40 muertos en Búfalo, EE.UU. telesurtv.net El ejecutivo del condado de Erie, Mark Polonkarz informó que la cifra oficial se sitúa en 46 aunque advirtió que en las próximas jornadas pudiera aumentar.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-21). Sindicatos se movilizan contra reforma de pensiones en Francia. telesurtv.net Estas manifestaciones tienen lugar dos días antes de que el Consejo de Ministros apruebe el proyecto.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-01-21). Médicos de atención primaria inician huelga indefinida en Andalucía. telesurtv.net El sindicato refirió que es irregular el seguimiento que se ha realizado de la jornada de la huelga.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-01-21). Brasil recibe 7,7 millones de dosis de vacunas contra Covid-19. telesurtv.net Se trata de la vacuna de Pfizer, que será aplicada en niños de seis meses a 11 años.

teleSUR, SH (2023-01-21). Enfrentamiento armado deja tres muertos en el sur de Tailandia. telesurtv.net La policía tailandesa precisó que los tres fallecidos en el tiroteo eran rebeldes musulmanes que exigen la independencia del sur del país.

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2023-01-21). Concluye XVI Congreso del Frente Polisario saharaui en Argelia. telesurtv.net Los delegados señalaron que los saharauis se enfrentarán a la ocupación marroquí aunque estén en inferioridad militar.

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2023-01-21). Alemania rechaza, por ahora, el envío de tanques a Ucrania. telesurtv.net El titular de la cartera castrense alemana señaló que "estamos sopesando cuidadosamente todos los pros y contras".

Mouris Salloum George (2023-01-21). México Salud, la promesa y la realidad. globalizacion.ca La atención médica a las enfermedades de todo tipo y los riesgos asociados, representa para los mexicanos un serio déficit. La Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) ha recomendado a los gobiernos invertir al menos el 6% de su Producto…

Staff (2023-01-21). Comisiones de la Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular informan de su labor ante el Consejo de Estado. cubadebate.cu El Consejo de Estado acordó convocar a la sesión extraordinaria de las asambleas municipales para la nominación de los candidatos a diputados a la Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular el próximo 5 de febrero.

teleSUR, AC, JGN (2023-01-21). 5 frases para recordar a Lenin a 99 años de su partida física. telesurtv.net "No hay teoría revolucionaria sin práctica revolucionaria y viceversa", llegó a subrayar el fundador de la URSS, quien falleció el 21 de enero de 1924.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-21). Presidente de Venezuela dialoga con Rodríguez Zapatero. telesurtv.net En la cita, el mandatario venezolano reiteró su disposición a un diálogo nacional con todos los sectores de las oposiciones.

Staff (2023-01-21). Las protestas en Francia contra la reforma de la jubilación podrían escalar cada semana. cubadebate.cu El secretario general de la CGT de Francia, Philippe Martinez, calificó de arrogante el comportamiento del presidente Emmanuel Macron, quien ayer ratificó la continuidad de la reforma, cuyo punto más polémico es la extensión de la edad legal de retiro de 62 a 64 años. Siete gremios principales convocaron a una nueva jornada de protestas.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-21). Gremios convocan marchas contra reforma de pensiones en Francia. telesurtv.net Luego de las grandes movilizaciones del 19 de enero, las ocho centrales sindicales acordaron una nueva fecha para la movilización unitaria. Será el 31 de enero.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-21). Rusia realiza ejercicios de defensa aérea en la región de Moscú. telesurtv.net En el ejercicio participaron más de 1 efectivos y más de 30 equipos militares, incluida una batería de sistemas de defensa antiaérea S-300.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-21). Tàºrkiye cancela visita de ministro de Defensa sueco. telesurtv.net La medida fue en respuesta al permiso de Suecia para una quema planificada del Corán, el libro sagrado del Islam, cerca de la embajada de Türkiye en Estocolmo.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-21). Presidente Lula visita comunidad indígena Yanomami. telesurtv.net El objetivo es monitorear la situación de desnutrición de los niños comunitarios en el estado y elaborar un plan de acción para erradicar el problema.

Staff (2023-01-21). Opiniones antes del Clásico (I). cubadebate.cu Desde el lunes 15 de enero varios peloteros de la preselección cubana al Clásico Mundial de Béisbol entrenan en el estadio Latinoamericano. Pruebas físicas, versatilidad de jugadores en varias posiciones, definiciones de roles para los lanzadores, trabajo intensivo a la defensa y muchas otras estrategias se entrenan bajo la guía de un grupo de expertos y la dirección técnica del equipo.

Staff (2023-01-21). Isabel Santos debuta en la serie de dibujos animados TITOVERSE (+ Video). cubadebate.cu La actriz cubana Isabel Santos, protagonista de memorables filmes como "Clandestinos" o largometrajes de reciente estreno como "Oscuros Amores", debuta como actriz para dibujos animados en la serie de dibujos animados TITOVERSE, creada, coescrita y dirigida por Daniel Martín Subiaut, la cual coproduce junto a los Estudios de Animación del ICAIC.

Staff (2023-01-21). Accidente de tránsito en Las Tunas deja 52 lesionados. cubadebate.cu Unas 52 personas resultaron lesionadas en el accidente masivo acontecido hoy pasadas las 3: 30 p.m. en el Kilómetro 21, de la carretera Amancio-Colombia, al sur de la provincia. Entre los pacientes se encuentran seis con peligro para la vida, de ellos, dos infantes con trauma craneal (uno de 8 y otro menor de 1 año); además de dos embarazadas y otros ocho pacientes en edades pediátricas.

Staff (2023-01-21). Conozca la historia de OpenAI, la creadora de la inteligencia artificial ChatGPT. cubadebate.cu Un grupo con los principales inversores de Silicon Valley fundó OpenAI como un laboratorio "sin ánimo de lucro", pero la iniciativa ha derivado en empresa privada valorada en miles de millones de euros. Musk, Thiel, Altman, Livingston, Hoffman y Brockman configuraron OpenAI como "empresa de investigación en inteligencia artificial sin ánimo de lucro".

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-01-21). Registran afectaciones por sequía en México. telesurtv.net Según el informe expuesto este viernes, el 79,51 de los suelos mexicanos se encuentra categorizado entre anormalmente seco y en sequía extrema.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-21). Presidente de Gobierno español rechaza protesta conservadora. telesurtv.net Miles de personas se manifestaron este sábado en la céntrica la plaza de Cibeles de Madrid, convocados por diversas asociaciones conservadoras y de ultraderecha.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-21). Gobierno colombiano y ELN retomarán diálogo en México. telesurtv.net Ambas partes esperan comenzar un segundo ciclo de conversaciones en 13 de febrero en México.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-21). Avanza juicio contra exsecretario de Seguridad mexicano en EE.UU. telesurtv.net El jurado lo conforman siete mujeres y cinco hombres, con tres mujeres y tres hombres como suplentes.

teleSUR, lvm, SH (2023-01-21). Registran sismo de magnitud 6.4 en Argentina. telesurtv.net El movimiento telúrico se sintió en las regiones chilenas de Arica, Parinacota, Tarapacá y Antofagasta.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-01-21). Declaran alertas por tormentas en nueve provincias de Argentina. telesurtv.net El SMN colocó en alerta amarilla al área metropolitana de Buenos Aires y en alerta naranja a provincias como Chubut, Río Negro, La Pampa y Santa Fe.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-01-21). TSE de Guatemala convoca a las elecciones generales 2023. telesurtv.net Se elegirán al presidente y vicepresidente de la nación, a los diputados del Congreso, el Parlamento Centroamericano, alcaldes e integrantes de las corporaciones municipales.

teleSUR, rzr, JCM (2023-01-21). Ejército de Burkina Faso libera a 60 mujeres secuestradas. telesurtv.net Hombres armados habían secuestrado a 66 personas el 12 y 13 de enero en las afueras de dos aldeas en el distrito de Arbinda.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-01-21). Bandas criminales asesinan a tres policías en Haití. telesurtv.net Los delincuentes armados intentaron tomar el control de la comuna Pétionville y atacaron a los agentes de policía en la localidad de Metivier.

teleSUR, SH (2023-01-21). Finaliza caravana humanitaria por el pacífico colombiano. telesurtv.net La caravana humanitaria busca conocer la situación de las comunidades indígenas y afrodescendientes en el pacífico colombiano.

teleSUR, rzr, JCM (2023-01-21). Registran propiedades de aliados de Bolsonaro en Brasil. telesurtv.net Ambos son investigados para determinar por qué los mandos estatales permitieron el asalto contra las tres sedes emblemáticas del poder político en Brasilia…

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-21). Policía peruana interviene Universidad de San Marcos en Lima. telesurtv.net Policía derrumba reja e ingresa con tanques a San Marcos para desalojar a manifestantes.

teleSUR, MER (2023-01-21). Continúan movilizaciones para exigir renuncia de la presidenta peruana. telesurtv.net En la Plaza Dos de Mayo, en Lima, se han concentrado delegaciones provenientes de varias regiones del país para sumarse a la marcha.

teleSUR, SH (2023-01-21). Alto comisionado ONU califica de inaceptables muertes en Perú. telesurtv.net El enviado especial de la ONU a Perú llamó a poner fin a la estigmatización a los manifestantes por parte de las autoridades del país.

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2023-01-21). Movimientos populares se solidarizan con el pueblo peruano. telesurtv.net Diversas organizaciones tanto de la región como de Europa han calificado como dictadura al Gobierno encabezado por la presidenta Dina Boluarte.

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2023-01-21). Asciende a 13 los fallecidos por avalancha en el Tíbet, China. telesurtv.net Los servicios de emergencia han rescatado a 53 personas, cinco con lesiones graves, mientras continúan las labores.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-01-21). Presidente boliviano destaca era de industrialización del litio. telesurtv.net La empresa YLB controlará la construcción de los complejos industriales.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-01-21). Accidente de transito deja al menos siete muertos en Sri Lanka. telesurtv.net Al momento del accidente, el autobús escolar transportaba a estudiantes de un colegio de Colombo, capital del país.

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2023-01-21). Ecuatorianos se movilizan en defensa de la seguridad social. telesurtv.net Los trabajadores también rechazaron de manera rotunda el nombramiento de Richard Gómez como vocal de los obreros.

Staff (2023-01-21). Tasas vigentes en el mercado cambiario cubano este 21 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 sábado 21 de enero en el mercado cambiario del país.

Staff (2023-01-20). New Finnish arms package for Ukraine doubles all prior deliveries. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com YleJanuary 20, 2023 Finland sends its largest-ever military aid package to Ukraine [The] package is almost twice as much as has been previously sent over the past 12 months…. Finland will donate a 12th defence equipment package to Ukraine, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Defence. The decision was signed by President …

Staff (2023-01-20). Pentagon shifts stockpiles from S. Korea to Ukraine, but can still fight peninsular war officials. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Stars and StripesJanuary 20, 2023 Moving US military stocks from South Korea for Ukraine leaves no readiness impact, Pentagon says Drawing American military supplies from South Korea to assist Ukraine in its war against Russia will not affect U.S. military readiness on the Korean Peninsula, military officials said Friday. The Defense Department is turning to …

Staff (2023-01-20). "Military support is decisive": Sweden pledges artillery, missiles, armored vehicles for Ukraine war. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The LocalJanuary 19, 2023 Sweden to send Archer artillery to Ukraine Sweden will send its Archer artillery system as well as armoured vehicles and anti-tank missiles to Ukraine, Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson promised on Thursday. Speaking at a press conference, Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson said his government had agreed on a three-part military support package …

Staff (2023-01-20). U.S. viceroy: clandestine Georgia-Ukraine war collusion, reverse court decision. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Civil GeorgiaJanuary 20, 2023 U.S. Amb. Urges Georgia, Ukraine to Discuss Issues Privately Today, U.S. Ambassador to Georgia, Kelly Degnan attended the opening of the American Studies Center at the International Black Sea University (IBSU), where she answered a question about the Ukrainian Charge D'affair Andrii Kasianov's statement regarding Georgia's refusal to give Ukraine weapons. …

Staff (2023-01-20). Out with CSTO, in with OTS: Turkey provides Kyrgyzstan more drones for new war with Tajikistan. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com CSTO: Collective Security Treaty Organization. OTS: Organization of Turkic States. ==== Defense PostJanuary 20, 2023 Kyrgyzstan Reveals Fresh Turkish Military Drone Purchase Kyrgyzstan has bought a new batch of Turkish military unmanned aerial systems, a government representative revealed. The systems are the Turkish Aerospace Industries' Aksungur and Anka…the systems are already in the country. The …

Staff (2023-01-20). High intensity future conflicts: France boosts military spending by 33% to confront Russia, China. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Deutsche WelleJanuary 20, 2023 Macron: France to hike military spending by a third In a speech to soldiers in southwestern France, the president said he wanted the military to be ready for "high intensity" conflicts of the future. Paris now plans to spend an extra ‚Ǩ118 billion before 2030. French President Emmanuel Macron announced a …

Staff (2023-01-20). Ukraine war boon/boondoggle for U.S. arms makers, Pentagon's warfighting capabilities. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Defense NewsJanuary 20, 2023 Stocking Ukraine could generate foreign military sales boom Replacing the military equipment transferred to Ukraine by the United States' NATO allies could lead to roughly $21.7 billion in foreign military sales or direct commercial sales for American industry, according to research by the Foundation for Defense of Democracies' Center on Military …

Staff (2023-01-20). U.S. has already sent $113b in assistance for Ukraine war inspectors. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Stars and StripesJanuary 19, 2023 US has given $113B in aid to help Ukraine in its war with Russia, oversight report says Three inspectors general, including the Pentagon's top watchdog, have issued their first comprehensive oversight plan that outlines transparency efforts to manage and keep track of billions of dollars that the U.S. has provided …

Staff (2023-01-20). Ruling party spokesman: global war party pushing second front in Georgia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Civil GeorgiaJanuary 19, 2023 GD Chair Kobakhidze Talks "Second Front," "Radical Opposition," Lavrov's Remarks On January 18, Irakli Kobakhidze, the Georgian Dream party chairperson, spoke about the difficulties Georgia is currently facing; attempts of establishing a "second front;" "radical opposition;" Georgia's EU candidacy bid; and the imprisoned third president Mikheil Saakashvili…. War in Ukraine and …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-20). US, Allies Send More Weapons to Ukraine in Absence of Real Solution. libya360.wordpress.com Update on Russian military operations in Ukraine for January 20, 2023. — BBC citing Ukrainian sources admit that Soledar is under Russian control and Bakhmut is facing encirclement; — The West is increasing the amount of weapons sent to Ukraine including weapon systems entirely inappropriate for Ukrainian forces; — The latest US military aid package…

_____ (2023-01-20). When The People Have Nothing More To Eat, They Will Eat The Rich. popularresistance.org 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 surprise, since the rioters had been planning 'weekend demonstrations' on social media for days. When Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (known as Lula) was formally sworn in as Brazil's new president one week prior, on 1 January, there was no such melee; it appears that the vandals were wai…

Roger McKenzie (2023-01-20). Lula fires 40 soldiers who opened doors for coup supporters. peoplesworld.org Brazil's President Luiz Inacio "Lula" da Silva removed 40 soldiers from the detail at his presidential residence after vowing a staffing clean-up following the attempted coup on January 8. Lula claims that the backers of far-right ex-president Jair Bolsonaro who attacked the presidential palace, Supreme Court and Congress most likely had inside help. He ordered …

Staff (2023-01-20). U.K. MP Jeremy Corbyn on Freeing Julian Assange, the Working Class, Brazil, Peru & Ending Ukraine War. democracynow.org In Washington, D.C., human rights and free speech advocates gather today for the Belmarsh Tribunal, focused on the imprisonment of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Assange has been languishing for close to four years in the harsh Belmarsh prison in London while appealing extradition to the United States on espionage charges. If convicted, Assange could face up to 175 years in jail for publishing documents that exposed war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan. Five major news organizations that once partnered with WikiLeaks recently called on the Biden administration to drop charges against Assange. We speak to British…

Vijay Prashad (2023-01-20). When the people have nothing more to eat, they will eat the rich: The Third Newsletter (2023). mronline.org 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.

Anonymous103 (2023-01-20). The War In Ukraine Has Damaged Relations Between Serbia And Russia. southfront.org | The Serbian president's recent statements about supporting Ukraine's territorial integrity stem from Belgrade's desire to solve its own problems at the expense of other countries. | During an interview with Bloomberg, Vucic said that for Serbia, "Crimea is Ukraine, Donbass is Ukraine, and it will remain so". However, he noted that Serbia has historically maintained close relations with Russia. It is noteworthy that after the interview with the American edition, Vucic's rhetoric softened considerably.

_____ (2023-01-20). NATO Ministers Gather for War Summits… Russia Should Call Their Bluff. strategic-culture.org The United States and its imperial surrogates think they are putting a gun to Russia's head. But non other than the NATO powers are the ones who are playing Russian Roulette. | NATO is at war against Russia. There can be no more pretense or illusions about NATO "not being a party to the conflict" in Ukraine, as Western leaders have been absurdly asserting for the past year. NATO missiles, drones and logistics have already been used to strike Russia. And by Russia, we don't just mean the disputed territories of Crimea and Donbass, but the pre-war territory of the Russian Federation. | This week saw the NATO mania…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-20). Orthodox Bishop Denounces Ukrainian Crimes At UNSC. southfront.org | Written by Lucas Leiroz, researcher in Social Sciences at the Rural Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; geopolitical consultant. | The Russian Orthodox Church went to the UN to denounce Ukrainian crimes. At a meeting of the Security Council on January 17, invited by the Russian diplomatic representation at the UN, an Orthodox bishop linked to the Moscow Patriarchate commented on the situation of the Orthodox Church in Ukraine in the face of the persecutions imposed by the Kiev's neo-Nazi r…

_____ (2023-01-20). More Police Repression As Thousands March In Lima. popularresistance.org This Wednesday, for the second edition of the historic "March of the Four of Them" that, in 2000, with an unprecedented popular mobilization, demanded the departure of Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori, thousands of demonstrators continued to arrive in Lima, the capital of the country, to demand the resignation of Dina Boluarte, de facto head of state after the overthrow of President Pedro Castillo. | Impressive images show the mobilization from the south of the country to the capital on the Pacific coast. The march occurs in the face of militarization country, marked by the attempt of security forces to create…

_____ (2023-01-20). Peru: CIA-Linked US Ambassador Meets With Mining And Energy Ministers. popularresistance.org The US ambassador in Peru, Lisa Kenna, is a CIA veteran who supported a parliamentary coup in December 2022 that overthrew the South American nation's democratically elected left-wing president, Pedro Castillo. | Castillo was subsequently imprisoned for 18 months without due process, setting off massive protests across Peru. The unelected government responded with extreme violence, killing approximately 50 protesters in just over a month. | One day before the December 7 coup, the former CIA officer turned US ambassador met with Peru's defense minister, who subsequently told the country's powerful military to turn…

Staff (2023-01-20). Headlines for January 20, 2023. democracynow.org U.S. Pledges Armored Vehicles to Ukraine but Stops Short of Sending Heavy Tanks, Peru's Interim President Says Protests "Will Not Go Unpunished" as Death Toll Rises to , Over 1 Million March Across France as Unions Strike to Oppose Cuts to Pensions, U.K. Public Sector Unions Plan Work Stoppage over Proposed Anti-Strike Law, Israeli Supreme Court Orders Netanyahu to Fire Minister over Criminal Convictions, U.S. Reaffirms "Bone Deep" Commitment to Israel After Two Palestinians Shot Dead in Jenin Raid, Harvard Restores Fellowship to Former HRW Director Who Criticized Israel's Hum…

Dan Collyns (2023-01-20). At least killed as political turmoil continues in Peru. america.cgtn.com There was more protesting in the Peruvian capital Lima on Thursday as anger over the rising death toll from the country's ongoing political crisis turned violent. One man died during clashes between police and protesters outside the Arequipa airport, while the death toll has risen …

_____ (2023-01-20). Tens Of Thousands On The Streets Of Peru In National Strike. popularresistance.org Tens of thousands of Peruvians from across the country arrived in the capital Lima to take part in a national strike called for today, January 19, to reject the legislative coup against former president Pedro Castillo and demand the immediate resignation of the de-facto president Dina Boluarte. | Peasant and Indigenous communities together with members of numerous social organizations and trade unions from all regions of Peru traveled in caravans to reach Lima. The caravans were organized as a part of the second 'Marcha de los Cuatro Suyos' or 'March from the Four Corners' to bring the voices of the excluded mass…

Dmitriy Kovalevich (2023-01-20). End of Year Report: Corruption and Repression to Save a Neoliberal Regime in Ukraine. globalresearch.ca

Anand Naidoo (2023-01-20). The Heat: Russia-Ukraine Conflict. america.cgtn.com Ukraine is calling for more military aid from NATO, but some member states are wary of sending weapons. This Friday, NATO's Ukraine Defense Contact Group will meet in Germany for talks over military aid. The U.S. secretary of defense was in Berlin rallying support for …

WSWS (2023-01-20). NATO members pledge "unprecedented" new arms shipments to Ukraine. wsws.org The United Kingdom, Poland and the Baltic states announced Thursday a pledge to carry out an "unprecedented" increase in arms shipments to Ukraine with the aim of facilitating a military offensive to recapture territory held by Russia.

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2023-01-20). Hundreds Rally in NYC Against US War Machine. orinocotribune.com NEW YORK, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) — Hundreds of protesters from New York City and nearby regions held a rally and a march against U.S. involvement in overseas wars at Times Square on Saturday. | The participants spoke against NATO's expansion and called for peace in Ukraine, criticizing U.S. hefty spending on the Ukraine crisis and the White House's announcement to provide Kiev with another Patriot surface-to-air missile battery. | "We're here today because we oppose the endless expansion of NATO, which is not only unnecessary but reckless and proactive," said Brian Becker, national director of the ANSWER Coalitio…

Liberation Staff (2023-01-20). PSL Editorial — Tanks for Ukraine would be another step towards disaster. liberationnews.org Not only are these constantly-expanding weapons shipments a huge drain on society's resources, they also threaten to provoke an unprecedented disaster.

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2023-01-20). Demonstrators Rally in NYC Against US War Machine. orinocotribune.com NEW YORK, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) — Large gatherings of protesters from New York City and nearby regions held a rally and a march against U.S. involvement in overseas wars at Times Square on Saturday. | The participants spoke against NATO's expansion and called for peace in Ukraine, criticizing U.S. hefty spending on the Ukraine crisis and the White House's announcement to provide Kiev with another Patriot surface-to-air missile battery. | "We're here today because we oppose the endless expansion of NATO, which is not only unnecessary but reckless and proactive," said Brian Becker, national director of the ANSWER…

_____ (2023-01-20). The Thirty-Eighth Parallel and Russia's Special Military Operation in Ukraine. journal-neo.org On January 8, 2023 Andrey Danilov, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine suggested that the Russian government may propose a "Korean solution" for bringing an end to the military operations in Ukraine, which would involve dividing the country and legally enshrining Kiev's loss of control over eastern Ukraine. He added that …

Anonymous103 (2023-01-20). SBU Detained Another "Special" Spy. southfront.org

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-20). WikiLeaks Cables Reveal NATO Intended to Cross All Russian Red Lines. libya360.wordpress.com Drago Bosnic "Ukraine was the line of last resort that would complete Russia's encirclement" For nearly a year, the massive Western propaganda machine has been manipulating its audience into believing the "Russia's unprovoked aggression in Ukraine" narrative. The "reporting" can be crudely boiled down to the following: "On February 24, bloodthirsty Kremlin dictator Putin got…

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2023-01-20). Dear Fellow Russians! We Europeans Say No to War Against Russia! globalresearch.ca

Anonymous669 (2023-01-20). Russian Su-34 Fighter Bombers Spotted In Belarus With Kh-35 Cruise Missiles (Video). southfront.org Screengrab from the Belarusian Ministry of Defense footage. | Russian Su-34 fighter bombers deployed in Belarus for joint air drills were spotted armed with Kh-35U cruise missiles in footage released by the Belarusian Ministry of Defense on January 19. | Belarus and Russia launched a series of joint military exercises on January 16. The air drills will be held until February 1 using all of Belarus' military airfields. | The Kh-35U, which is the latest version of the Kh-35 subsonic cruise missile, was developed by Russia's Tactica…

infobrics (2023-01-20). China's 2022 Trade with Russia Hit Record $190 Bln. infobrics.org China's trade with Russia hit a record 1.28 trillion yuan ($190 billion) last year, the government said…

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2023-01-20). A Moscow Meeting Shatters Fantasies of a Syrian 'Confederation'. orinocotribune.com By Malek al-Khoury Jan 11, 2023 | Russian-brokered Syrian-Turkish rapprochement will bury prospects of a divided Syria, with the potential for opposition factions to be co-opted into the armed forces. | The newly-initiated Syrian-Turkish rapprochement talks are headed in Damascus' favor and the "Turkish concessions" derided by opponents are just the start, insiders tell The Cradle. | Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has already abandoned his dream of "praying in the Umayyad Mosque" in Damascus. But sources say this will be swiftly followed by further concessions that will throw a wrench into the ambit…

Kit Klarenberg (2023-01-20). How British Intelligence Sabotaged Cambridge Analytica Scandal. mintpressnews.com Kit Klarenberg reveals how a secret British intelligence network fed top journalists misinformation about the Cambridge Analytica scandal, distorting perceptions, triggering public anger and amping up tensions with Russia.

infobrics (2023-01-20). Russia's Second Largest Bank VTB Launches Direct Payments in Rupees. infobrics.org In what is expected to provide a major boost to the India-Russia trade, VTB – Russia's second largest bank – has now launched a mechanism to receive direct payments in Rupees ditching the conventional mechanism involving Dollars and Euros…

Bruce Lerro (2023-01-20). The Slavophile Russian Cosmists. dissidentvoice.org This beautiful Earth is no more than a brief resting place between the sea of salt where we were born and the sea of stars which we must now. venture forth — Arthur C. Clarke Profiles of the Future Orientation In cross-cultural psychology, the major world divisions are between the West and the East. But …

Kurt Nimmo (2023-01-20). Russia Demands Tribunal for Merkel and Hollande, Who Conspired to Undermine the 2015 Minsk Agreement. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2023-01-20). The situation in African countries is deteriorating as a result of US policies. journal-neo.org In the last few years the USA and its Western allies have been making increasingly overt attempts to put pressure on Africa in a bid to stop the continent turning towards Russia and China. The situation in African countries has started to deteriorate seriously as a result of the West's thoughtless and self-serving sanctions against …

infobrics (2023-01-20). 'India Buying Russian Crude Oil Is Good Economics, Don't Bring Politics into It'. infobrics.org India is among the world's top crude oil importers. The Asian nation has been largely purchasing Russian oil…

____ (2023-01-20). Western nations seek to restrain development of Union State: Russian FM. ecns.cn Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Thursday that Western nations have been openly trying to restrain the development of the Union State of Russia and Belarus.

_____ (2023-01-20). Kiev's Cancel Culture Continues. strategic-culture.org To ban Dostoevsky and Tolstoy is to destroy not only Russian literature but all literature, Declan Hayes writes. |

infobrics (2023-01-20). Chinese trade, diplomatic and military influence to snowball in Latin America. infobrics.org Washington hegemony is declining and Chinese investments have become irresistible for Latin American countries.

infobrics (2023-01-20). India's population has surpassed China's — what now. infobrics.org More Indians see the US as a threat than longstanding rival Pakistan.

Lee Camp (2023-01-20). NATO Creating Plans For Mass Mind Control. mintpressnews.com No mainstream media outlet has covered NATO's new "domain of war" declaration, leading press freedom group Project Censored to include it in its 25 most-censored stories of the year.

_____ (2023-01-20). Nickelodeon Voluntarily Recognizes Production Workers Union. popularresistance.org The Animation Guild has succeeded in procuring voluntary recognition for a group of unionizing production workers at Nickelodeon Animation Studios. | About a month after the IATSE local filed for a National Labor Relations Board election, Nickelodeon has chosen to bypass that process by agreeing to recognize a bargaining unit of 177 workers — including production coordinators, production managers, asset production coordinators and others. This will amount to "the largest bargaining unit of production workers to organize under The Animation Guild" so far, TAG said in its announcement Tuesday. Nickelodeon con…

Ralph Nader (2023-01-20). A Civic Investment for the Ages in a Just Society. dissidentvoice.org The super successful mega-investor, Warren Buffett, CEO of the giant conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway, was heard to say: There are only 535 members of Congress, why can't 300 million Americans control them? That's a pretty fundamental question since our senators and representatives are given their sovereign power by the people. Remember the preamble to our Constitution? …

Anonymous103 (2023-01-20). No Peaceful Multipolar World Anytime Soon: Underestimating US Power Is Dangerous. southfront.org "If ignorant both of your enemy and yourself, you are certain to be in peril." Sun Tzu | "But it turns out there isn't really any military threat by the United states. Not only [has the U.S] and NATO run out of normal military arms, but America really can't mount a land war anymore. There will never be another Vietnam. There will never be the United States invading another country, or Europe invading any other country, because you'll never get a population willing to be drafted, [since] the…

PACBI (2023-01-20). Balata FC Players to New PUMA CEO: Make the right choice. End Complicity in Israeli Apartheid. bdsmovement.net

SAMIR (2023-01-20). Palestinians urge Dominican Republic to cancel apartheid Israel tribute. bdsmovement.net

Binoy Kampmark (2023-01-20). A picture of global complicity: Aiding Myanmar's military regime. greenleft.org.au Despite international sanctions Myanmar's military junta is not short of business partners. Indeed, business, notably in the arms market, continues unabated, writes Binoy Kampmark.

Binoy Kampmark (2023-01-20). ExxonMobil, suppressing science and climate change. greenleft.org.au A new study reveals that scientists employed by fossil fuel giant ExxonMobil between 1977—2003 correctly predicted the rate of temperature rises as a result of carbon emissions, reports Binoy Kampmark.

Danny Haiphong (2023-01-20). The U.S. Is Already Preparing for the Next War. globalresearch.ca

Ali Abunimah (2023-01-20). Is Harvard's reversal on Ken Roth a decisive defeat for Israel lobby? electronicintifada.net Palestinian academics have long been punished but have enjoyed little support.

Amjad Ayman Yaghi (2023-01-20). Stealing Gaza's power . electronicintifada.net Electricity crisis and blockade have deprived young people of countless opportunities.

Tamara Nassar (2023-01-20). Israel kills teacher, resistance fighter in Jenin. electronicintifada.net Jawad Baraqneh was trying to aid a wounded man, when he too was shot.

Lowkey (2023-01-20). Meet The Man Arrested for Questioning King Charles — Lowkey Talks to Symon Hill. mintpressnews.com Lowkey speaks to Symon Hill, a British activist who was recently arrested for questioning the proclamation of Charles as King following the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth.

Vijay Prashad (2023-01-20). Which government does the United States recognise in Venezuela? greenleft.org.au The only "real" democratic institution in Venezuela, according to United States State Department spokesperson Ned Price, is one that has not met in seven years, writes Vijay Prashad.

_____ (2023-01-20). "We Will Not Accept Your Laws and We Will Not Comply With Them" popularresistance.org The United Kingdom has teetered on the edge of a 'de facto general strike' for months as workers protest an intensifying cost-of-living crisis. But rather than meeting the workers' demands for adequate pay and benefits, the government has simply decided to outlaw the right to strike for hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of workers. | The Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill, introduced in Parliament on January 10, would affect workers across six sectors of the U.K. economy‚Äâ—‚Äâhealth, fire and rescue services, education, transport, nuclear decommissioning, and bord…

_____ (2023-01-20). We Will Not Accept Your Laws And We Will Not Comply With Them. popularresistance.org The United Kingdom has teetered on the edge of a 'de facto general strike' for months as workers protest an intensifying cost-of-living crisis. But rather than meeting the workers' demands for adequate pay and benefits, the government has simply decided to outlaw the right to strike for hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of workers. | The Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill, introduced in Parliament on January 10, would affect workers across six sectors of the U.K. economy‚Äâ—‚Äâhealth, fire and rescue services, education, transport, nuclear decommissioning, and bord…

_____ (2023-01-20). Asylum For Sale, Profit And Protest In The Migration Industry. popularresistance.org On the heels of last week's North America Trilateral Summit, from which not much changed within the migratory system, today's episode will focus on migration as a for-profit industry which has turned migrating humans into commodities. | Our guest Adrienne Pine is co-editor of the book Asylum for Sale: Profit and Protest in the Migration Industry published by PM Press in November 2020. Here is brief description: | Through essays, artworks, photographs, infographics, and illustrations, Asylum for Sale: Profit and Protest in the Migration Industry regards the global asylum regime as an industry characterized by prof…

_____ (2023-01-20). Social Media Is Filled With Spooks! With Mike Papantonio. popularresistance.org In this latest edition of "Behind The Headlines", Lee Camp sat down with Mike Papantonio. Papantonio is one of the most successful lawyers in the U.S., and has built up a reputation for holding corporate America accountable. He has also hosted successful TV and radio shows, such as "Ring of Fire." In this interview, the two discuss the power and influence of social media. | Papantonio's work has shown that social media is far more nefarious than most of us believe. "The empirical data is very clear. What's happening right now is that Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp and all of them have figured out the form…

_____ (2023-01-20). Amazon Labor Union Wins Again At National Labor Relations Board. popularresistance.org "The ALU is officially a certified UNION! This is a HUGE moment for the labor movement! Solidarity everyone! Let's continue to fight for what we deserve!" | This jubilant statement was tweeted out Jan. 11 by the Amazon Labor Union after the National Labor Relations Board officially named it the sole bargaining representative for workers at Amazon's JFK8 warehouse. | The NLRB issued its ruling over nine months after the ALU won a representation election by a wide margin at the Staten Island, New York, facility. Rejecting all 25 of Amazon's objections to the election results, the Board gave Amazon until Jan. 25 to…

_____ (2023-01-20). Palestine Action Scotland Occupies Roof Of Leonardo Arms Factory. popularresistance.org Palestine Action Scotland have shut down the Edinburgh factory of Leonardo UK, occupying the roof of the site forcing its closure and preventing the operations of a company deeply complicit in the brutalisation and murder of Palestinians. At 5: 00am this morning, four activists entered the site, despite the high security and double fence, and have begun dismantling the site — taking apart electronic equipment, air conditioning systems, windows, while covering premises in trademark red paint, symbolising the blood spilt with Leonardo weapons. The activists intend to maintain the occupation for as long as poss…

_____ (2023-01-20). Israel's Hard-Right Turn Fails To Raise Alarm In US Media. popularresistance.org There is a political crisis in Israel—particularly for Palestinians, minorities and anyone who believes in secular democracy. But US press coverage has had trouble recognizing that the new government of Benjamin Netanyahu is anything other than business as usual. | The recent Israeli elections thrust Netanyahu back into power and the prime ministry (Reuters, 12/28/22), prompting major protests that called his new government a "coup d'etat" and urged a "preventative strike against dictatorship" (Jerusalem Post, 1/7/23; i24, 1/8/23). Middle East observers are alarmed, not just at Netanyahu's own military hawk…

_____ (2023-01-20). Social Media Is Filled With Spooks! popularresistance.org In this latest edition of "Behind The Headlines", Lee Camp sat down with Mike Papantonio. Papantonio is one of the most successful lawyers in the U.S., and has built up a reputation for holding corporate America accountable. He has also hosted successful TV and radio shows, such as "Ring of Fire." In this interview, the two discuss the power and influence of social media. | Papantonio's work has shown that social media is far more nefarious than most of us believe. "The empirical data is very clear. What's happening right now is that Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp and all of them have figured out the form…

Anonymous669 (2023-01-20). U.S. Garrison In Syria's Al-Tanf Was Attacked With Drones: Monitoring Group. southfront.org . | Early on January 20, a drone attack targeted a key garrison of the United States-led coalition in the southeastern Syrian area of al-Tanf, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) | The London-based monitoring group said that the U.S. placed its troops in al-Tanf on high-alert after the attack, which injured a fighter of the Army of Free Syria. The group, previously known as Maghaweir al-Thowra, is the coalition's main proxy in the garrison. | Around 200 U.S. troops are us…

Anonymous669 (2023-01-20). U.S. Central Command Says Three 'One-Way' Drones Attacked Al-Tanf Garrison In Syria. southfront.org

____ (2023-01-20). China to boost density of manufacturing robots. ecns.cn China will strive to double its manufacturing robot density by 2025 compared with that of 2020, according to an action plan released Thursday.

____ (2023-01-20). China urges U.S. to uphold authority of multilateral trading regimes. ecns.cn China urges the United States to earnestly observe the rules and obligations of the World Trade Organization, and uphold the authority and effectiveness of multilateral trading regimes, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said on Thursday.

____ (2023-01-20). They Say: More investors from Laos want to invest in China in future. ecns.cn China has eased its pandemic control policy, which is very good news for us. We expect more communication from people-to-people to cultural exchanges.

____ (2023-01-20). China's commerce minister, Australia's trade minister to hold talks. ecns.cn Representatives from Beijing and Canberra communicated with each other on Thursday and agreed that Chinese Commerce Minister Wang Wentao and Australian Trade Minister Don Farrell will hold talks in the near future via video conference, reliable sources told Xinhua.

____ (2023-01-20). China to further consolidate achievements of poverty alleviation: official. ecns.cn China will further consolidate achievements of poverty alleviation by shoring up internal development driving forces of people and areas that have shaken off poverty, an official said Thursday.

WSWS (2023-01-20). Workers Struggles: Asia and Australia. wsws.org China: Zybio medical supply factory workers protest terminations; Indian bank unions threaten two-day national strike; Indonesia: Nickel mine workers killed during protest.

Ahmed Adel (2023-01-20). India's Population Has Surpassed China's. What Now? globalresearch.ca

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2023-01-20). China Urges Israel To Stop 'Incitement' Towards Palestinians. orinocotribune.com The Chinese foreign minister described the Palestinian cause as crucial to achieve peace and stability in the region | On 15 January, China's Foreign Minister, Qin Gang, pleaded with Israel to cease its "incitement" towards Palestinians to prevent any escalation, according to Al-Mayadeen news. | In a joint press conference with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry in Cairo, the Chinese minister called out the injustice inflicted upon Palestinians and urged the international community to adhere to the development of the two-state solution, make efforts to expand humanitarian aid, and find a just and urgent solut…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2023-01-20). "It's Not Socialism": China is a Capitalist Cheap Labour Economy, Based on Exceedingly Low Wages. globalresearch.ca

____ (2023-01-20). China to play important role to help boost global economic growth: Saudi minister. ecns.cn China is expected to play an important role in helping boost global economic growth, said Bandar Alkhorayef, Saudi minister of industry and mineral resources on Wednesday, commenting on China's economic performance in the coming years.

Carson Minow (2023-01-20). The China General Chamber of Commerce U.S.A. hosts annual gala. america.cgtn.com The China General Chamber of Commerce U.S.A. organization held its annual gala this week in New York City to help kick off the Chinese New Year events. As the year of the Rabbit arrives, CGTN's Jody Jacobs reports on the hopes that attending business leaders …

Tomdispatch (2023-01-20). America has staged 392 military Interventions since 1776; How Can we Have fewer in Future? juancole.com By Nan Levinson | ( Tomdispatch.com ) I like to sing and what I like best is to do so at the top of my lungs when I'm all alone. Last summer, taking a walk through the corn fields in New York's Hudson River Valley with no one around but the barn swallows, …

Emanuel Pastreich (2023-01-20). Video: End the World War 5G. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2023-01-20). ASLEF and RMT unions announce joint strike by UK train drivers to pre-empt wider mobilisation. wsws.org Lynch, hailed as a militant workers' leader by the media and pseudo-left groups, is working intimately with the rail employers and the government on a sell-out deal while rank-and-file workers have been kept in the dark.

WSWS (2023-01-20). New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern resigns. wsws.org Ardern is standing down as the Labour Party government's support plummets amid a worsening social crisis, an out of control pandemic and demands by the ruling elite for major attacks on workers' jobs and living standards.

Editor at NewsOne (2023-01-20). Earl Moore Jr.'s Family Sues Illinois EMTs Accused Of Smothering Black Man To Death On Gurney. newsone.com From left: Peggy Finley and Peter Cadigan. | Source: Sangamon County Jail | The family of a Black man who died on a gurney while in the care of a pair of EMTs in Illinois sued the accused murderers on the same day the disgraced emergency medical workers made their first appearance in court. |

Salimah Valiani (2023-01-20). The Crisis of the Care Economy in Africa. socialistproject.ca A country that attains the passing grade on the UNDP's Africa Care Economy Index is one that has basic minimum legislation and public spend in place to ensure a population that is able to take on the challenges of development as well as manage future pandemics. But not one African country scores more than half of the passing grade. | With the rise of illness and death during the global COVID-19 pandemic, discussion about the work of caring has returned to public policy discourse around the world — but not so much in Africa. This is despite other epidemics that have hit the continent in recent decades, in…

Editor (2023-01-20). Promoting Falsehoods and Marginalizing Truth-Tellers. scheerpost.com

Middle East Monitor (2023-01-20). Why 1.8 Billion Muslims are Furious: By Status Quo, Jordan is supposed oversee their 3rd Holiest Shrine, in Jerusalem, but Israel won't Let it. juancole.com ( Middle East Monitor ) Israeli occupation forces detained the Director of Al-Aqsa Mosque, Sheikh Omar Al-Kiswani, as he entered the Noble Sanctuary on Tuesday. He was humiliated and searched before being allowed to enter the Islamic holy site. Last week, the Israeli occupation forces delayed Britain's Minister for the Middle East, Lord Tariq …

Paul Anthony Taylor (2023-01-20). Pharma Spends More Money Increasing Shareholder Wealth Than It Does on Research and Development. globalresearch.ca

Rebecca Burns (2023-01-20). Airline CEO Admits Ticket Scam Permitted By Buttigieg. levernews.com

Alice S Kim (2023-01-20). South Korea: Climate justice march could be a game changer for the environment. greenleft.org.au A new climate justice movement is growing in South Korea, with the help of the trade union movement, reports Alice S Kim.

americanthinker (2023-01-20). Joe Biden observes MLK Day with Al Sharpton's racist and anti-Semitic hate group. americanthinker.com Why is Joe Biden giving the Rev. Al Sharpton the time of day?>

Mark Gruenberg (2023-01-20). Bureau of Labor Statistics: Union numbers up, union density down. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—The U.S. had 14.285 million union members in calendar 2022, 273,000 more than the year before, the Bureau of Labor Statistics annual survey reported. But because the workforce grew faster as the nation recovered from the coronavirus-caused depression of 2021, union density declined 0.2% to 10.1%, BLS added. All the gains came in the private …

Derek Seidman (2023-01-20). UChicago Grad Students Fought for a Union for 15 Years. Now They May Win It. truthout.org For graduate student workers at the University of Chicago, winning a union would mean a lot of things. For Neomi Rao, a third-year Ph.D. student in political science, it would mean a systemic response to problems of exploitation, harassment and mistreatment that graduate student workers face. For Valay Agarawal, a second-year Ph.D. student in the chemistry department, it would mean more support… |

Franc Contreras (2023-01-20). Mexican government seeks to relaunch Mexicana Airlines. america.cgtn.com The Mexican government has offered to buy assets belonging to one of the oldest aviation companies in the world, Mexicana Airlines, which suspended all operations in 2010. Before a relaunch can be made official, a series of legal challenges need to be overcome. CGTN's Franc …

Bilal G. Morris (2023-01-20). Ben Crump Representing Family Of Keenan Anderson In $ M Lawsuit. newsone.com

americanthinker (2023-01-20). There's only one question the prosecutor needs to ask Alec Baldwin. americanthinker.com Now that the actor has finally been charged and will have to answer for his decision-making on the Rust set, one question could determine the case.

Behrouz Boochani (2023-01-20). Green Left Show #31: Behrouz Boochani on freedom, hope and Manus Prison Theory. greenleft.org.au Journalist and author Behrouz Boochani is the guest on the latest Green Left Show featuring discussion about his latest book "Freedom, Only Freedom".

____ (2023-01-20). Xi inspects combat readiness of armed forces. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping on Wednesday inspected the combat readiness of the armed forces via video link ahead of the Spring Festival, or the Chinese New Year.

____ (2023-01-20). Chinese vice premier urges intensified efforts in treatment of COVID patients. ecns.cn Chinese Vice Premier Sun Chunlan on Thursday reiterated the dire necessity of treating COVID-19 patients with all-out efforts.

WSWS (2023-01-20). South Africa: Electricity outages compound ANC government crisis. wsws.org Calls are growing for a national shut down in opposition to Eskom's blackouts and electricity tariff hikes of 18.6 percent in April and another 12.7 percent next year.

Ann Brown (2023-01-20). Top Black Hebrew Israelite Cmdr. Gen. Yahanna: Baltimore Will Be Destroyed By God, It Is Demon Possessed. moguldom.com Crime in "Charm City" remains out of control. Baltimore, Maryland has a population of around 600,000, and ranked second in the country for homicide per capita in 2021. The murder rate in Baltimore is 58.27 per 100,000 people, Fox 45 reported in July 2022. In December 2022, it was reported by Fox Baltimore News that …

Strike Debt Bay Area (2023-01-20). 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.

Fight Back (2023-01-20). All eyes on Chicago in the fight for community control of the police. fightbacknews.org In the 18 months since Chicago reached a turning point with the passage of the Empowering Communities for Public Safety (ECPS) ordinance, the coalition that won the ordinance has fought against the obstruction of the mayor and pro-police members of the city council to implement it. The current stage in the fight against police tyranny is the elections for the local office of police district council coming up on February 28. | Freedom Road Socialist Organization calls on all progressives to be a part of the next step forward in the history of liberation struggles for Black people and other oppressed nationalities…

The Associated Press (2023-01-20). US Hands Over to Mexico Suspect in Missing Students Case. latinorebels.com U.S. authorities handed over a key suspect in the 2014 disappearance of 43 college students to Mexico, after the man was caught trying to cross the border on December 20 without proper documents.

Climate Nexus (2023-01-20). Fossil fuel interests spent millions to push climate denial, misinformation around COP27. peoplesworld.org Climate denial, "delayism," and pro-fossil fuels messages are making a "stark comeback" across social media platforms, according to a report released Thursday by the Institute for Strategic Dialogue. The report's findings reveal "negligence from Big Tech companies who not only continue to monetize and enable, but in some cases actively recommend, such content to users," its authors …

Monica Moorehead (2023-01-20). California's heinous sterilization program. workers.org Photo of Mary Franco, deceased sterilization victim U.S. prisons are notorious for being concentration camps for workers and the poor, including hugely disproportionate numbers of Black, Latinx and Indigenous people. Rich people rarely see the inside of these camps where torture and inhumane neglect work hand in hand. One of . . . |

Ediz Tiyansan (2023-01-20). Year of the Rabbit shines a light on L.A.'s quirkiest museum. america.cgtn.com The Bunny Museum in Los Angeles is overflowing with the largest trove of rabbit-related items in the world. It's the city's quirkiest museum, and may be about to see a lot more interest with the Chinese New Year of the Rabbit. CGTN's Ediz Tiyansan hopped …

Jim Miles (2023-01-20). "The 1619 Project — A New Origins Story". The Onslaught of the Slave Economy in North America. globalresearch.ca

Ben Radford (2023-01-20). Undercover videos expose deep-sea mining companies' 'blatant disregard' for environment. greenleft.org.au While mining companies seek to downplay the destructive impacts of deep-sea mining, undercover videos obtained by Greenpeace show how such mining activities pollute the ocean, reports Ben Radford.

Editor (2023-01-20). Ex-CIA Agent John Kiriakou: The Deep State's Attack on Dissent Beginning With MLK. scheerpost.com

Brenda Norrell (2023-01-20). 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.

Isheka N. Harrison (2023-01-20). Flo Rida Sues Celsius Drink Company Over 1% Equity Stake Promise and Gets $82 Million Payout. moguldom.com Flo Rida is probably embodying the words to his "Good Feeling" song after being awarded over $82 million in damages in his lawsuit against Celsius energy drinks for breaching their contract with him. "I just want to say God is good in Jesus' Name," Flo Rida said at a press conference after his trial ended. …

Anonymous669 (2023-01-20). ISIS Shares Photos From Recent Attack On Iraqi Police Patrol In Kirkuk. southfront.org

Anoa Changa (2023-01-20). Yung Miami Golden Showers Admission Sparks Conversation On International Fetish Day. newsone.com Source: Gilbert Flores / Getty | A recent risqué convo between rappers Yung Miami and Trina about golden showers provides a fresh look at erotic practices between consenting adults. As While internet users on Friday had a field day with "Pee Diddy" and Dave Chappelle jokes (you remember the song). Yung Miami is romantically involved with P. Diddy hence the jokes.

Martha Grevatt (2023-01-20). Amazon Labor Union wins again at NLRB. workers.org "The ALU is officially a certified UNION! This is a HUGE moment for the labor movement! Solidarity everyone! Let's continue to fight for what we deserve!" Memorial for Springfield, Virginia, Amazon worker Poushawn Brown, outside Jeff Bezos' mansion in Washington, D.C., Jan. 8. Brown died of COVID-19, two years earlier, . . . |

americanthinker (2023-01-20). How the economy controls rental prices. americanthinker.com Every year, people ask the same question: Why does rent keep getting higher?

Alasdair Baverstock (2023-01-20). Prison break in Mexico sends shockwaves through border region. america.cgtn.com A prison riot in a Mexican city at the start of this year sent shockwaves throughout the border region after 25 prisoners escaped a state penitentiary. The prison break occurred just across the border from El Paso, Texas. Take a look at this CGTN exclusive …

Esther Schrader (2023-01-20). 'Willing to Fight': Residents rise up against development that could erase historic Florida town's rich Black heritage. splcenter.org

Stephen Janis, Taya Graham (2023-01-20). His wrongful arrest was caught on camera. Now the cops won't leave him alone. therealnews.com Daniel Alvarez

WSWS (2023-01-20). UK nurses speak from picket lines. wsws.org Nurses and other National Health Service staff are fighting a government-imposed £1,400 pay award backdated to last April, worth on average just 4 percent—well below the RPI inflation at 14 percent.

Kevin Gosztola (2023-01-20). TUNE IN: Belmarsh DC Tribunal – Case of Julian Assange. thedissenter.org The Dissenter's Kevin Gosztola, along with Daniel Ellsberg, Noam Chomsky, Steven Donziger, Stella Assange, Jeffrey Sterling, and several other distinguished panelists, will be speaking as part of the Belmarsh Tribunal. The event on the case of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will take place at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, at 2pm ET. | It is sponsored by The tribunal is modeled after the Russell…

Editor (2023-01-20). The Chris Hedges Report: Julian Assange and the US Government's War on Whistleblowers. scheerpost.com WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to stand trial this year. His case is emblematic of how far the US government will go to hide the truth.

Cynthia Papermaster (2023-01-20). Saturday 1/21: Berkeley Peoples Assembly. indybay.org Berkeley Public Library, Main Branch, 2090 Kittridge @ Shattuck Ave.

Mark Fiore (2023-01-20). Have A Nice Day, From The Corporation That Cried Too Much. progressive.org Funny how so many of those "rampant crime" stories seem to disappear now that the midterm elections are behind us.

WSWS (2023-01-20). Republicans demand massive cuts in social spending as countdown begins for debt ceiling crisis. wsws.org Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen notified Congress Thursday that the US government had reached its borrowing limit and the Treasury had begun to carry out financial operations that would enable spending to continue only until early June.

americanthinker (2023-01-20). Priorities: State Department bans Times New Roman font. americanthinker.com It's good to see our government spending our tax dollars well. Right? …Right?>

Local volunteers (2023-01-20). 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…

Sylvie Corbet, Jade Le Deley (2023-01-20). France: Over 1 million march against raising retirement age. peoplesworld.org PARIS (AP) — At least 1.1 million people protested on the streets of Paris and other French cities Thursday amid nationwide strikes against plans to raise the retirement age — but President Emmanuel Macron insisted he would press ahead with the proposed pension reforms. Emboldened by the mass show of resistance, French unions announced new …

Amy Goodman (2023-01-20). Honoring Manuel "Tortuguita" Teran, the Activist Killed by Police in Atlanta. truthout.org We get an update on calls for an independent investigation into the Atlanta police killing of an activist during a violent raid Wednesday on a proposed $90 million training facility in a public forest, known by opponents to the facility as "Cop City." Law enforcement officers — including a SWAT team — were violently evicting protesters who had occupied a wooded area outside the center when they… |

Ashley Curtin (2023-01-20). New study finds high levels of forever chemicals in freshwater fish across US. nationofchange.org "People who consume freshwater fish, especially those who catch and eat fish regularly, are at risk of alarming levels of PFAS in their bodies."

americanthinker (2023-01-20). Is the MLK statue pornography? americanthinker.com A sculptor doesn't control the angle at which a particular sculpture is viewed in a public setting.

Lisa Chiu (2023-01-20). Celebrating Chinese New Year. america.cgtn.com CGTN covers all things Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival.

Dana Sanchez (2023-01-20). Track Legend Usain Bolt Threatens Lawsuit Over $12.7 Million Missing From Jamaican Investment Firm. moguldom.com Usain Bolt, a national treasure in Jamaica and one of the greatest and highest-paid athletes, is missing more than $12.7 million from his account with a private investment firm in Jamaica. The eight-time Olympic gold-winning sprinter's account had $12.8 million but now shows a balance of $12,000. His lawyers have described a potential act of …

americanthinker (2023-01-20). At Davos, the Rev. John Kerry Signals His Place Among the Elect. americanthinker.com Awaiting the Woke Rapture under the Heinz 57 sign.

_____ (2023-01-20). How Washington Led the Purge of Christians From Its 'New Middle East' — Part 1. strategic-culture.org In pursuit of its declared aim to create a 'New Middle East', it was Washington that masterminded the purge of Christians from the region, under the guise of its pseudo-Christian 'crusade' of the 21st century. | By Tim ANDERSON | Behind its pseudo-Christian That purge made use of sectarian Judaism, l…

scorinoco (2023-01-20). Elon Musk Criticizes World Economic Forum for 'Trying to Be the Boss of Earth'. orinocotribune.com

americanthinker (2023-01-20). Civics, civility, and the death of a nation. americanthinker.com It should not be a surprise that our democratic republic is indeed failing miserably.

Hendrik Sybrandy (2023-01-20). Sampling delicacies at the Winter Fancy Food Show in Las Vegas. america.cgtn.com For three days every year, foodies and buyers gather for a taste of the Winter Fancy Food Show. The 2023 event took place in Las Vegas, where CGTN's Hendrik Sybrandy took a bite.

Matthew Razzano (2023-01-20). The Tragedy of D.C.'s Gutted RFK Stadium. progressive.org Massive sports stadiums are often eyesores built at taxpayer expense. But can stadiums ever become an organic part of urban life?

americanthinker (2023-01-20). The Case for Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles. americanthinker.com In the policy push toward all-electric battery vehicles, little consideration has been given to the benefits of an attractive alternative: hybrid vehicles…

Isheka N. Harrison (2023-01-20). Innocent Black Men Still Account For 53% Of Wrongful Convictions Despite $Millions In Settlements, DNA Exonerations. moguldom.com Patrick Prince might be $9 million richer, but the money he's received can never make up for the 26 years he lost serving a prison sentence for a murder he didn't commit. And he's just one of a slew of innocent Black men that have been wrongfully imprisoned. Chicago's City Council settled with Prince in September 2022 after …

americanthinker (2023-01-20). Stop the Pandemic Treaty WHO Power Grab. americanthinker.com The UN's World Health Organization wants member countries to surrender sovereignty over healthcare decisions, dictating to people on one of the most vital aspects of their lives.

Igor Derysh (2023-01-20). Judge Orders Trump and His Lawyer to Pay Nearly $1 Million for Clinton Lawsuit. truthout.org A federal judge on Thursday ordered former President Donald Trump and his attorneys to pay nearly $1 million in sanctions over a "frivolous" lawsuit they filed against Hillary Clinton. Trump last year filed a sprawling lawsuit against Clinton, the Democratic National Committee, multiple former FBI agents and two other dozen entities, accusing them of conspiring to undermine his 2016 presidential… |

Staff (2023-01-20). More Police Repression as Thousands March in Lima & Demand Boluarte Resign. orinocotribune.com Caracas, January 19, 2023 ( Impressive images show the mobilization from the south of the country to the capital on the Pacific coas…

Anonymous Contributor (2023-01-20). Mobilization Against 'Cop City' Hits Offices of Atlas Technical Consultants in Minnesota. itsgoingdown.org Report back on recent mobilization and protest in so-called Minnesota at an office owned by Atlas Technical Consultants, which has been contracted to destroy the Atlanta forest and build Cop City. Anonymous report back reads: The forest in Atlanta is under attack. The Atlanta Police Foundation has contracted Atlas Technical Consultants to destroy a forest…

G. Dunkel (2023-01-20). Passengers walloped as U.S. airline software crumbles. workers.org Millions of passengers had their travel plans disrupted Jan. 11 when the Federal Aviation Administration had to impose a "ground stop," which meant no flights could take off. A critical safety system had failed. This is the first ground stop imposed countrywide since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the . . . |

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2023-01-20). 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.

Maria Ines Zamudio (2023-01-20). White Communities More Likely to Receive Funds to Fix Aging Water Infrastructure. truthout.org The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, signed by President Biden last November, is pouring billions of dollars into an upgrade of the country's aging water infrastructure. But a new study has found that white communities have been favored in distribution of the funds, something that's controlled by individual states. The majority of the $55 billion allocated to water infrastructure will be distributed… |

Staff (2023-01-20). President Maduro Announces Changes in Key Financial Agencies. orinocotribune.com Caracas, January 19, 2023 ( "Beginning this January 19, I have appointed Colonel Antonio Morales as new Minister for National Commerce," President Maduro wrote on social media accounts, "for him to continue promoting commercial activities, entrepreneurship, and the country's real economy. I thank Dheliz àÅlvarez for her valuable performance. Let's move forward!" | Desde…

Unicorn Riot (2023-01-20). Rally at Utah State Capitol Highlights Threats to Great Salt Lake. unicornriot.ninja

Jayati Ghosh (2023-01-20). How not to deal with a debt crisis. mronline.org Jayati Ghosh warns against historically disastrous approaches to the sovereign-debt crisis hitting low- and middle-income countries.

americanthinker (2023-01-20). Has COVID Backlash Sparked a Movement? americanthinker.com The government's determination to censor Americans' COVID experiences has only strengthened their resolve.

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-20). Sullivan, Netanyahu Discuss Prospect of Israel-Saudi Normalization. news.antiwar.com National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Thursday in the first high-level US visit to the country since the new Israeli government was sworn in. Among other topics, Netanyahu and Sullivan discussed the possibility of Israel normalizing relations with Saudi Arabia. Both Israel and the US want …

americanthinker (2023-01-20). The dog ate my classified documents. americanthinker.com It's just a matter of time before we hear that excuse.

americanthinker (2023-01-20). Tucker Carlson said something very brave about Nixon's political demise. americanthinker.com If he's right, he's put himself in the Deep State crosshairs and, if he's wrong, he looks foolish. Either way, speaking up was a risk.

Victoria Torres (2023-01-20). Venezuela to Propose Law on Financial Transparency for NGOs, Diosdado Cabello Announces. orinocotribune.com On Wednesday, January 18, the first vice president of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) and deputy of the National Assembly, Diosdado Cabello, announced in his television program Con el mazo dando that a bill will soon be brought to the National Assembly to make the financing of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) transparent. | The idea for this proposal originated from Commander Hugo Chávez's criticisms of the process of foreign entities and self-interested individuals financing NGOs without consideration for the will of the Venezuelan people. Cabello commented that the proposal is to settle a "h…

Sharon Zhang (2023-01-20). GOP Plan to Cut Social Security and Medicare Is Disliked Among Republican Voters. truthout.org New polling finds that the GOP's plan to force cuts to Social Security and Medicare through debt ceiling legislation is vastly unpopular — even among a majority of the Republican voter base. According to a new survey by Data for Progress, 63 percent of all voters think that House Republicans should allow the debt limit to be raised to avoid economic disaster, without executing their cynical plan… |

Brittani Banks (2023-01-20). The U.S. Blockade of Cuba Hurts Medical Patients in Both Countries. independentmediainstitute.org Scientists in Cuba believe that the breakthroughs they have made in the health care and technology sectors should be used to save and improve lives beyond the country's borders. This is why the island nation has developed important scientific and medical partnerships with organizations and governments across the globe, including with those in Mexico, Palestine, …

____ (2023-01-20). Please, Get Them Back To The 6th Grade. smoothiex12.blogspot.com

_____ (2023-01-20). Fumio Kishida's latest overseas tour. journal-neo.org The NEO has already drawn attention to the increased activity on the international stage displayed on various occasions by members of the current Japanese cabinet, especially Prime Minister Fumio Kishida himself. This activity was reaffirmed by his week-long overseas trip, which began on January 9 of this year and included Italy, France, the United Kingdom, …

____ (2023-01-20). Andrei Raevsky's Superb Take… smoothiex12.blogspot.com

WSWS (2023-01-20). Australian Labor government's plan to address school staffing crisis set to further undermine public education system. wsws.org Schools across the country are grappling with serious difficulties flowing from the inability to appoint the required number of teachers.

Mike Ervin (2023-01-20). Smart Ass Cripple: The Right to Live. progressive.org As long as the freedom to choose to die rather than live with a disability is seen as the right thing to do, I'll take it as my duty to do the opposite.

WSWS (2023-01-20). SGP denounces the Left Party and warns against the fascist AfD. wsws.org The SGP is contesting the Berlin House of Representatives (Senate) election on the basis of a socialist programme opposing war.

Global Research News (2023-01-20). Selected Articles: Transcending the Climate Change Deception — Toward Real Sustainability. globalresearch.ca By As a former scientist at the UK government, Dept. of Energy and Climate Change, and at the UN, I know that climate change is …

americanthinker (2023-01-20). The problem with Education Savings Accounts. americanthinker.com Republicans should think twice before embracing this concept.

David Sirota (2023-01-20). Reminder: Today At 3pm ET Is Our Live Q&A On America's Transit Meltdown. levernews.com

Tim Shorrock (2023-01-20). South Korea's Yoon launches vicious attack on unions, peace groups. therealnews.com This story originally appeared on You can support Tim Shorrock's independent journalism by subscribing to his In scenes reminiscent of South Korea's authoritarian past, South Korea's National Intelligence Service — the successor to the once-dreaded KCIA — raided the headquarters of the country'

WSWS (2023-01-20). Mass protests against Israel's far-right government: a harbinger of revolutionary struggle. wsws.org The mass protests in Israel will change the political climate the world over—just as did the abortive Arab Spring uprisings in 2011.

BreakThrough News (2023-01-20). Activists Say Police Are Lying About Shooting a Cop City Protester in Atlanta. towardfreedom.org Police recently shot a 26-year-old Cop City protester, Manuel Teran, known as "Tort," according to activists. They said police in Atlanta, Georgia, are lying that they did not kill Tort and that a protester shot an officer. Cop City is what activists dub the largest U.S. police training facility that is due to be constructed in an 85-acre forest. BreakThrough News reports.

Dr. Peter McCullough (2023-01-20). Cardiac Arrest and Death after COVID-19 Vaccination: Dr. Peter McCullough. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2023-01-20). Keenan Anderson: BLM Co-Founder Patrisse Cullors Demands Justice for Cousin's Death After LAPD Tasing. democracynow.org We look at calls for police accountability in Los Angeles, where officers killed three men of color within 48 hours earlier this month, including 31-year-old Black school teacher Keenan Anderson, who died hours after he was repeatedly tasered. We speak with Anderson's cousin Patrisse Cullors, a Black Lives Matter co-founder, who has joined in protests over the police killings. "The last two weeks have been a nightmare," says Cullors. "No human being deserves to die in fear, to die publicly humiliated and without their dignity."…

Jake Johnson (2023-01-20). Advocates say 'hell no' as Manchin pitches Social Security deal with GOP. nationofchange.org "Manchin is providing cover for Republican attacks on Social Security and Medicare."

Anonymous765 (2023-01-20). Escalation Continues In Northwestern Syria. southfront.org |

Anonymous103 (2023-01-20). Air Losses Of Saudi-Led Coalition In Yemen (Infographics). southfront.org

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-20). US Expands Training of Taiwanese Military With National Guard. news.antiwar.com The US has expanded its training of the Taiwanese military to include a program involving the US National Guard, Nikkei Asia reported on Thursday. A source told Nikkei that the training began sometime before spring 2022. In May 2022, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen announced cooperation with the National Guard while hosting Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) …

Anonymous669 (2023-01-20). Syrian Security Forces Eliminated ISIS Commander, Two Other Terrorists In Successful Daraa Raid. southfront.org FILE IMAGE: Sputnik/ Iliya Pitalev. | On January 20, Syrian security forces eliminated a senior commander of ISIS and two other terrorists during a counter-terrorism operation in the southern governorate of Deir Ezzor. | A security official told the state-run Syrian Arab News Agency that security forces raided a hideout in the town of al-Muzayrib in the western Daraa countryside where the commander, Muhammad Ali al-Shaghouri also known as "Abu Omar al-Shaghouri," was hiding in the early morning hours. Al-Shaghouri was…

americanthinker (2023-01-20). The left's golden girl wants to finally get married. americanthinker.com It looks like New Zealand got fed up with Jacinda Ardern.

Editor (2023-01-20). DEBATE: Leftist vs. Liberal Critiques of the Twitter Files. scheerpost.com

Staff (2023-01-20). ACLU History: Showing Up for Abortion Rights Since 1920. aclu.org The Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade may feel like it's said and done, marking the end of the federal right to reproductive freedom and bodily autonomy. But we are not without power. With dedicated members and activists behind us, the ACLU has been embedded in the fight for reproductive freedom for decades, and is no stranger to challenging sizable odds. | As we remember Roe v. Wade on the th anniversary of the decision, take a look back at some of the many fights led by the ACLU along the way. Roe being overturned is an enormous set back, but we have fought uphill battles before and won&#8217…

John Bachtell (2023-01-20). Fanatical MAGA Republicans hold the country hostage over debt limit. peoplesworld.org On January 19, the U.S. government reached its debt limit. Without raising the debt ceiling, the government risks defaulting and shutting down functions and services, possibly triggering a domestic and global economic crisis. Instead of raising the debt limit, which is nothing more than agreeing to pay bills already owed, the new GOP-MAGA fascist House …

____ (2023-01-20). U.S. hits debt ceiling, Treasury Department takes "extraordinary measures" ecns.cn The United States hit its debt limit on Thursday, prompting the Treasury Department to take "extraordinary measures" to continue financing the federal government.

Editor (2023-01-20). Prince Harry's PR Firestorm Creates Opportunity to Rethink Militarism. scheerpost.com The criticism Harry has faced about his comments on Afghanistan is an opportunity to dig deeper and take on the dominant narratives in our society about war more broadly.

Zack Linly (2023-01-20). Rep. Byron Donalds Claims A Copy Of 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' Was Sent To His Office 'To Depict Me As A Sellout'. newsone.com Florida Republican Rep. Byron Donalds claims his office was sent a copy of "Uncle Tom's Cabin" from someone "w/ hate in their heart & the desire to depict me as a sellout."

imperial.ac.uk (2023-01-20). Singapore High Commissioner visits Imperial to see medical robotics research. imperial.ac.uk The High Commissioner of Singapore to the UK visited Imperial to see the College's cutting-edge medical robotics work and other collaborations.

Ian Angus (2023-01-20). Ecosocialist Bookshelf — January 2023. greenleft.org.au Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents six new books for red-greens and green-reds to start the new year.

Frida Berrigan (2023-01-20). 21 years later, Guantánamo is still open—and we are still protesting to shut it down. nationofchange.org "Guantánamo doesn't leave you as soon as you say: Hi, goodbye. Nope, it hasn't finished with you yet. So we still live in Guantánamo 2.0."

Editor (2023-01-20). LIVE: Belmarsh Tribunal on Julian Assange, Press Freedom & More. scheerpost.com On Jan. 20, Democracy Now! will live-stream the Belmarsh Tribunal from Washington, D.C. The event will feature expert testimony from journalists, whistleblowers, lawyers, publishers and parliamentarians on assaults to press freedom and the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. Watch here live at 2 p.m. ET on Friday, Jan. 20. Democracy Now!'s Amy Goodman and Srecko Horvat, …

WSWS (2023-01-20). Millions march in France against Macron's pension cuts. wsws.org As strikes spread across Europe and internationally against austerity and inflation, an explosive confrontation is emerging between the working class and the financial oligarchy.

It's Going Down (2023-01-20). Rallies in Solidarity with Fight to Stop 'Cop City' Spread After Police Murder Forest Defender. itsgoingdown.org Across the US, people held vigils to mourn the police murder of forest defender, Manuel Teran, 26, also known as Tortuguita, on Wednesday, January 18th and to rally in solidarity with the struggle against the destruction of the Weelaunee forest and the construction of the counter-insurgency training facility known as "Cop City." As Unicorn Riot…

Anonymous669 (2023-01-20). Eight Wounded In Rocket Attack On Turkish Base And Police Center In Northern Syria. southfront.org . | On January 20, at least eight people were wounded when a salvo of rockets hit a base of the Turkish military and a nearby police center of its proxies in the outskirts of the Turkish-occupied town of Azaz in the northern countryside of Syria's Aleppo. | The rockets were reportedly launched from a strip of land in the northern Aleppo countryside that is jointly held by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and Syrian government forces. | According to the London-based Syrian Observ…

WSWS (2023-01-20). US unions suffer further decline in membership rate. wsws.org In 2022 the unionization rate in the US fell from 10.3 percent to 10.1 percent, continuing a decades long decline that has seen membership fall to its lowest levels since records have been kept.

Matty Willz (2023-01-20). Not Fired: Ohio Cops On Video Brutally Beating Black Woman Over Big Mac Keep Their Jobs. newsone.com The Butler County, Ohio cops on video punching Latinka Hancock in the face over a Big Mac were not fired after brutalizing the Black woman.

americanthinker (2023-01-20). Here's a novel idea: maybe the media should be honest and its journalists investigative. americanthinker.com Let's not forget that countless Democrats recognized the danger of fiscal irresponsibility, and voted against raising the debt limit.

Shannon Dawson (2023-01-20). The Journalistic Journey Of Van Lathan. newsone.com Source: Paras Griffin / Getty | Van Lathan, a former reporter and media personality on TMZ, has garnered fame and notoriety for his hot takes on pop culture, entertainment and political issues. While employed at the famous media outlet, the Baton Rouge native lit up the newsroom with his unfiltered views and direct candor. In 2019, he famously stood up to Kanye West after the rapper boldly claimed Since exiting the company, Lathan has become a prominent voice i…

Editor at NewsOne (2023-01-20). Video Shows Young Thug Conduct 'Hand-To-Hand' Drug Deal In Court, Reporter Says. newsone.com An exterior view of the Superior Court building of Fulton County on August 31, 2022, in Atlanta, Georgia. | Source: Megan Varner / Getty | A video recorded during jury selection for It all apparently happened on Wednesday. | Michael Seiden of WSB-TV tweeted the footage that he said his colleague, WSB-TV reporter Mark Winne, "obtained." It "shows the moment prosecutors accuse Young Thug and…

Chris Walker (2023-01-20). 3 Active-Duty Marines Arrested, Charged for Roles in Jan. 6 Capitol Attack. truthout.org Three active-duty U.S. Marines have been arrested for their involvement in the January 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol building. The three men — Cpl. Micah Coomer and Sgts. Joshua Abate and Dodge Dale Hellonen — were ardent loyalists to then-President Donald Trump. Surveillance footage of the attack shows the three men together, adorned in MAGA ("Make America Great Again… |

Phoebe Cooke (2023-01-20). Fossil fuel groups 'spent millions' on social media ads spreading climate disinformation during COP27. nationofchange.org The cost of living crisis and a surge in fossil fuel prices "turbocharged an ecosystem of disinformation" around the summit, study finds.

Paul Haeder (2023-01-20). More than a "Syndrome": Trauma, Distress, and Pain. dissidentvoice.org I can't even produce a metaphor for the drug world anymore. I don't even like the phrase the drug world since the phrase implies a different world." ‚Äï Charles Bowden, Down by the River: Drugs, Money, Murder, and Family You don't need a thousand hours studying what trauma is, what forms it might take, delving into …

americanthinker (2023-01-20). Senate Republicans: Time to ditch Mitch. americanthinker.com Mitch McConnell's popularity rate is not exactly stellar in his home state. And he's not doing much to advance conservative causes.

americanthinker (2023-01-20). Harmful media coverage of the Idaho killings. americanthinker.com Despite so many consequential events unfolding in the United States right now, one story continues to dominate headlines on a daily basis.

WSWS (2023-01-20). VIDEO: Striking nurse in Bournemouth, England speaks to WSWS. wsws.org A nurse at Royal Bournemouth Hospital tells the WSWS why National Health Service (NHS) nurses held a second round of strike action across England on January 18/19.

Kerry Smith (2023-01-20). Scientists urge non-violent civil disobedience against climate catastrophe. greenleft.org.au Scientist Rebellion Australia launched a new campaign urging people to engage in non-violent civil disobedience to expose the severity of climate change. Kerry Smith reports.

americanthinker (2023-01-20). More revelations about Biden's mishandling of classified and top-secret documents. americanthinker.com The hypocrisy of the press is getting obvious now.

americanthinker (2023-01-20). Your daily dose of weirdness and hypocrisy from Davos. americanthinker.com These people are definitely different from the rest of us, and I'm saying that as an insult.

Editor (2023-01-20). Activists Demand Independent Investigation After Cops Kill Protester in Atlanta. scheerpost.com

americanthinker (2023-01-20). Alec Baldwin will be charged in accidental shooting of Halyna Hutchins. americanthinker.com Here's what the jury will be expected to figure out.

WSWS (2023-01-20). Pregnant women with COVID-19 face 7 times higher risk of dying, new study finds. wsws.org Research published this week in BMJ Global Health finds that pregnant women who contract COVID-19 face a seven times higher risk of dying. Babies born to women with COVID-19 also face significant health risks when compared to the newborns of women not infected with the coronavirus.

Staff (2023-01-20). Atlanta Police Kill Forest Defender at Protest Encampment Near Proposed "Cop City" Training Center. democracynow.org We get an update on calls for an independent investigation into the Atlanta police killing of an activist during a violent raid Wednesday on a proposed $90 million training facility in a public forest, known by opponents to the facility as "Cop City." Law enforcement officers — including a SWAT team — were violently evicting protesters who had occupied a wooded area outside the center when they shot and killed longtime activist Manuel Teran, who went by the name "Tortuguita." Police claim they were fired on, though protesters dispute this account. We hear a statement from an At…

Fight Back (2023-01-20). Reproductive Justice Action – Milwaukee demands DA sign pledge to not prosecute abortion cases. fightbacknews.org Milwaukee, WI – On the evening of January 18, Reproductive Justice Action – Milwaukee (RJA-M) held a press conference and small rally outside of the Milwaukee County Safety Building. This press conference called on Milwaukee District Attorney John Chisholm, to sign a pledge that echoes the promise he made in June of last year, after the fall of Roe v. Wade. It states that neither he nor his office will prosecute anyone under State Statute 940.04, which is an 1849 abortion ban that targets abortion providers. | RJA-M demands that DA Chisholm hold up his promise to his community and send the signed pledge back to…

Local volunteers (2023-01-20). Sunday 1/22: Alameda: Women's March – Bigger Than Roe! indybay.org Alameda City Hall | 2263 Santa Clara Avenue | Alameda, CA, 94 1…

Kerry Smith (2023-01-20). Invasion Day 2023: Find your nearest rally or event. greenleft.org.au Here's a list of Invasion Day protests and events happening across Australia this year.

Zack Linly (2023-01-20). Candace Owens Says Women In The Workforce Are A 'Distraction'. newsone.com Source: Jason Davis / Getty | What are we to make of a Black woman who is both anti-Black and anti-woman? | Or maybe a more direct question: Why TF is Recently, Owens took an apparent break from being an edgeless warlord against Black culture and pro-Black civil rights movements to take aim against women entering the workforce, because, apparently, when she gets bored of being a MAGA mammy for white nationalism, she uses her platform to resurrect t…

Brittani Banks (2023-01-20). An Ancient Recipe for Social Success. independentmediainstitute.org New evidence and understandings about the structure of successful early societies across Asia, Africa, and the Western Hemisphere are sweeping away the popular assumption that early societies tended toward autocracy and despotism. Archaeology has a more valuable story to tell: Collective action and localized economic production are a recipe for sustainability and broader well-being. The …

Aloysius Wolf (2023-01-20). Virginia boss to striking transit workers: "Let them freeze!" peoplesworld.org The following article was written by a worker correspondent who drives for a living himself: I drive for a living myself, and I made the trip from my home in Fredericksburg, Virginia to the transit strike now underway in Loudoun County, in the far Western suburbs of Washington, DC. It was my time to put …

Global Research News (2023-01-20). This Week's Most Popular Articles. globalresearch.ca Peter Koenig, January 10, 2023 | Pepe Escobar, …

Allen Forrest (2023-01-20). How They Get Away with It. dissidentvoice.org

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2023-01-20). Geschà§tzte russische Mitbàºrgerinnen und Mitbàºrger! Wir Europà§er sagen NEIN zu einem Krieg gegen Russland! globalresearch.ca Alle Artikel von Global Research kà∂nnen in 51 Sprachen gelesen werden, indem Sie die Schaltflà§che Website àºbersetzen unterhalb des Namens des Autors aktivieren. | Um den tà§glichen Newsletter von Global Research (ausgewà§hlte Artikel) zu erhalten, Folgen Sie …

americanthinker (2023-01-20). On National Security, Can the Center Hold? americanthinker.com Critics on both extremes are trying to make foreign policy a partisan issue to pull more people to their side. But our enemies consider all Americans their enemies. That creates a natural case in Congress for a bipartisan foreign policy.

WSWS (2023-01-20). Political crisis emerges within leadership of Democratic Socialists of America. wsws.org The crisis is rooted in the organization's increasing inability to mask its naked pro-capitalist, pro-imperialist essence.

CA Poor People's Campaign (2023-01-20). Monday 1/16: Close the Wealth Gap CA! MLK Day Reading of PPC Third Reconstruction Agenda to End Poverty. indybay.org Online event…

Chris Walker (2023-01-20). Trump Demands Prison Sentence for Journalists Who Published Supreme Court Leak. truthout.org Former President Donald Trump has called for the arrest of journalists who published a leaked Supreme Court draft decision on abortion rights last spring — despite the fact that their action was completely legal — in yet another attack on press freedom. The Supreme Court's draft opinion was leaked in May, just a few weeks before the Court was set to publicize its final decision, and laid out how… |

Mary Triny Mena (2023-01-20). Venezuela's teachers unable to survive on low salaries. america.cgtn.com Venezuela's teachers are the lowest paid in Latin America, making between ten and thirty U.S. dollars a month. Unable to survive on that salary, teachers are now driving some of the largest protests seen in Venezuela in years, as they demand improvements to their pay …

Candice Yanez (2023-01-20). Albuquerque 'Parental Rights' proposal part of the national attack on LGBTQ rights. liberationnews.org The fight for a public education free of LGBTQ bigotry is a national struggle against a broader attack on fundamental democratic rights, from voting rights to marriage equality.

Staff (2023-01-20). TUNE IN: Belmarsh Tribunal DC Case Of Julian Assange. shadowproof.com Shadowproof's Kevin Gosztola, along with Daniel Ellsberg, Noam Chomsky, Steven Donziger, Stella Assange, Jeffrey Sterling, and several other distinguished panelists, will be speaking as part of the Belmarsh Tribunal. The event on the case of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will take place at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, at 2pm ET.

Jordan Uhl (2023-01-20). The Lawsuit That Could Freeze Speech Against Billionaires. levernews.com

Peter Koenig (2023-01-20). People — Would You Like Your DNA Imprinted in Your Digital ID? globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2023-01-20). The climate change protests at Làºtzerath and the reactionary face of Germany's Greens. wsws.org In recent days and weeks, tens of thousands of climate change activists have tried to prevent the destruction of the hamlet of Làºtzerath and the excavation of further brown coal, which will pollute the environment with an additional 280 million tons of CO2 over the next eight years.

Dana Sanchez (2023-01-20). US Home Sales Crashed 17.8 Percent In 2022, Slowest Pace Since Financial Crisis. moguldom.com Sales of previously owned homes — which account for more than 90 percent of total home sales and are a key indicator of overall economic strength — were down 17.8 in 2022 from 2021, pushed down by rising mortgage rates that made home ownership unaffordable for many buyers. However, declining mortgage rates raised hopes that …

Latino USA (2023-01-20). Into Natalia Lafourcade's Inner Garden (A Latino USA Podcast). latinorebels.com In this episode, recorded just days before her Carnegie Hall performance, Latino USA host Maria Hinojosa sits down with Mexican singer-songwriter Natalia Lafourcade to talk about her inspirations and evolution as an artist, and reflect on the value of tending to one's inner garden.

WSWS (2023-01-20). NYSNA rams through sellout contract at Mount Sinai Hospital. wsws.org The New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) has rammed through a sellout contract at Mount Sinai Hospital following its isolation and shutdown of a three-day strike, according to reports Thursday. More details of the vote results have yet to be released as of this writing.

Editor (2023-01-20). Massive Evidence Storage Facility Fire Sheds Light on Sloppy NYPD Practices. scheerpost.com

scorinoco (2023-01-20). Deputy Julio Chávez: US Will Look for Another Guaidó to Continue Confiscating Venezuela's Assets. orinocotribune.com In an interview with Sputnik published on Thursday, January 19, Venezuelan National Assembly (AN) Deputy Julio Chávez spoke about the recent decision of the Venezuelan opposition to put an end to the "interim government" which had been led by former deputy Juan Guaidó since 2019. The Venezuelan opposition, disappointed by Guaidó's robberies, had no choice but to remove him from his "post" along with his "interim government," but the US will create another coup-plotter to replace him, Chávez explained. | The so-called interim government, created by US authorities, was an illegitimate structure formed with the purp…

Joyce Chediac (2023-01-20). NYC retirees fighting mayor & Wall St., score key victory to keep their healthcare. liberationnews.org Privatized Medicare Advantage plans are cash cows for insurance companies and profit from denying seniors care.

Kevin Gosztola (2023-01-20). Kevin Gosztola's Remarks For Belmarsh Tribunal DC: 'The CIA's Role'. thedissenter.org Testimony for the Belmarsh Tribunal, DC, as delivered by Kevin Gosztola, author of Guilty of Journalism: The Political Case Against Julian Assange | The political case against Julian Assange is primarily composed of a conspiracy theory that comes from the Central Intelligence Agency. | In April 2017, during his first speech as CIA director, Mike Pompeo not only labeled WikiLeaks a "non-state hostile intelligence service" but he also asserted: "[WikiLeaks] directed Chelsea Manning in her theft of specific secret information." | Part of my book, Guilty of Journalism: The Political Case Again…

Eva V. Monsma, University of South Carolina (2023-01-20). Damar Hamlin Injury Highlights The Pressure Athletes Face To Perform Well. newsone.com Source: Simon Bruty / Getty | When Buffalo Bills player Damar Hamlin collapsed during a Jan. 3, 2022, NFL football game, much of the public attention was on the pressures athletes face to perform despite the perils they face on the field. | However, as a scholar who Here are five ways y…

Robert Ponce (2023-01-20). To Root Out Racism in the Criminal Legal System, We Can't Fear Too Much Justice. aclu.org Long before I joined the ACLU, I was just a skinny brown kid who grew up in the "Inland Empire" — a region of Southern California that includes 52 cities spread across Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. Even when I've moved away at different points of my life, the Inland Empire has always been a place that I've called home. | However, my younger self could never have imagined that the same field I played club soccer on at Riverside Poly High School was used for a Ku Klux Klan recruitment and cross-burning event less than a century earlier. I was unaware that I attended my high school homecoming a few…

John Mullen (2023-01-20). France: New battle raging against Macron over retirement pensions. greenleft.org.au Millions of workers and youth in France mobilised on January 19 against the government's latest attack on pensions. John Mullen explains the background.

WSWS (2023-01-20). Ontario Public Service Employees Union bureaucrats enmeshed in massive corruption scandal. wsws.org The emerging scandal comes on the heels of last year's exposure of former Unifor president Jerry Dias, who was disgraced after an investigation revealed he, acting as a shameless COVID profiteer, received and tried to cover up a $ ,000 kickback to promote a private company's virus testing kits.

WSWS (2023-01-20). Failed Republican candidate who organized shooting attacks on New Mexico Democratic politicians held without bail. wsws.org As evidence continues to accumulate against Solomon Peña, the failed Republican state House candidate turned shooter, Democrats issue calls to "agree to disagree."

redpepper.org.uk (2023-01-20). Taking back the university. redpepper.org.uk After decades of neoliberal marketisation, higher education in the UK is a broken system.

Chris Hedges (2023-01-20). Julian Assange and the US government's war on whistleblowers. therealnews.com

Jon Forrest Little (2023-01-20). Could Golden Ruble 3.0 Knock Out the U.S. Dollar? globalresearch.ca

HENRY (2023-01-20). City beautiful children's boutique. indybay.org City Beautiful Children's Boutique is one of the best children's boutique…

Editor (2023-01-20). Public libraries continue to thrive despite defunding and privatization attacks. mronline.org The public sector in the U.S. has been shrinking rapidly since the 1990s as a deluge of privatization has, to various degrees, overtaken many so-called public services and institutions.

_____ (2023-01-20). Did Washington Boost Another South American Coup? strategic-culture.org By Eve OTTENBERG | The U.S. tyranny of monopoly capital has long preferred to deal with fascist governments abroad, specifically in the Global South. American oligarchs' foreign fascist sycophants are so much more malleable than democratic representatives; they don't even have to be told what to do because they know. It's in their DNA. From murdering peasants to tossing leftists out of helicopters during flight, to privatizing anything in the public domain to stuffing their offshore bank accounts with cash, to financing death squads to doing the bidding, whatever it may be, of Washington bigwigs, foreign fascists…

Editor (2023-01-20). Labour leader finally appears on a picket line… mronline.org in the form of a life-size cardboard cut-out.

Brittani Banks (2023-01-20). Google's Stock Climbed After It Fired 12,000 Employees—But What Did They Get Out of It? independentmediainstitute.org Alphabet, the parent company of Google, has announced it will lay off about 6 percent of its global workforce. Google CEO Sundar Pichai sent his employees a letter warning of imminent layoffs and saying how "deeply sorry" he was. He offered for workers to "feel free to work from home" for the day in order …

Editor at NewsOne (2023-01-20). 'I Wanna Dance With Somebody' Star Bria Singleton Talks Big Break And Future Aspirations. newsone.com Source: Tyren Redd / Sony Pictures | Rising star Bria Danielle Singleton is on her way. She stars in the new biopic about the life of the late Whitney Houston, I Wanna Dance With Somebody. | While the young actress has done some voice-over work, I Wanna Dance With Somebody, in many regards, is her breakthrough role. Even with her blossoming career, education remains a top priority for Singleton and her family. | During opening week last month, the I Wanna Dance with Somebody star juggled exams and interviews but found a few minutes to speak with NewsOne. | Speaking with NewsOne shortly before the Christmas holida…

Editor (2023-01-20). Indonesia's new criminal code: An attack on human rights and marxism. mronline.org In early December, last year, the Indonesian government legislated a new criminal code to replace the old code that the country inherited from its past colonial oppressor, the Dutch. The government has claimed that the legislation of the new criminal code was an effort to "decolonize" Indonesia's criminal justice system from the legacy of the Dutch East Indies colonial era.

Jonathan Turley (2023-01-20). The Davos "Debate" on "Disinformation": The "Most Existential Problem" Facing the Planet Today. globalresearch.ca

Santa Rosa Women's March (2023-01-20). 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…

Chris Walker (2023-01-20). North Dakota Anti-LGBTQ Bill Would Imprison Librarians for Not Removing Books. truthout.org Republican lawmakers in North Dakota have introduced a bill that would jail librarians for keeping books on their shelves that include images depicting gender identity or sexual orientation. House Bill 1205, introduced by Republican state Reps. Mike Lefor and Vicky Steiner, would prohibit books at public libraries that include images of sexual activity, including sexual intercourse. |

Dr. Ahmad Alderzi (2023-01-20). "The US will leave Syria once the YPG reconcile with Damascus." Interview with Dr. Ahmad Alderzi. globalresearch.ca

Fight Back (2023-01-20). Family of Marcus Golden, killed by St Paul police, wins $1.3M settlement. fightbacknews.org St. Paul, MN – After eight years of struggle, the family of Marcus Golden, who was murdered by Saint Paul police officers January 14, 2015, won financial settlements from the city of Saint Paul last week. On January 19, they held a press conference with a mind-boggling exposure of the lies told by city and county officials surrounding Marcus' death. | Right after Golden was killed, the whole family knew that Saint Paul Police Department was doing a cover-up. His aunt, Monique Cullars-Doty, led the campaign for justice. She started Black Lives Matter-Twin Cities Metro, Blue LIES Matter and other groups, and was a…

Kwaneta Harris (2023-01-20). Let's Abolish Systems That Criminalize and Punish Survivors of Abuse. truthout.org Content warning: This article describes domestic and sexual abuse, as well as violence committed by prison guards. Thousands of the women and trans and gender nonconforming people who are doing time in U.S. prisons have been doubly victimized — hurt first by other people, and then victimized by the criminal legal system. Taylor Partlow, a 30-year-old woman who is now incarcerated in New York… |

Sharon Zhang (2023-01-20). Democrats Introduce "Desperately Needed" Legislation to Overturn "Citizens United" truthout.org A group of House Democrats has introduced legislation that would overturn Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (FEC), a 13-year old Supreme Court precedent that unleashed a deluge of money into the American political system — a bill that comes directly after the most expensive midterm election in history. The Democracy For All Amendment would create a constitutional amendment that would… |

WSWS (2023-01-20). Charges dropped against Baltimore man who had been tried four times for same alleged crime. wsws.org Keith Davis Jr. had been in jail since 2015 despite one acquittal, two mistrials, and two overturned convictions.

Bruce C.T. Wright (2023-01-20). NY Post Op-Ed Justifies San Francisco Man Spraying Homeless Woman, Wonders 'Why It Doesn't Happen More'. newsone.com A New York Post op-ed expresses sympathy for the San Francisco man who sprayed a homeless woman with water and wondered "why it doesn't happen more."

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-20). 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, MER (2023-01-20). Policía de Perú reprime movilización en Lima contra Dina Boluarte. telesurtv.net La policía lanzó bombas lacrimógenas contra la marcha pacífica que se trasladaba por Lima, dejando varias personas heridas.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-20). Jornada de protestas en Lima, Perú, fue marcada por violenta represión policial. telesurtv.net En respuesta a la masiva movilización, la presidenta Boluarte reiteró que no renunciará y criminalizó la protesta.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-20). 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, odr, JGN (2023-01-20). Reportan 33 tiroteos masivos en lo que va de 2023 en EE.UU. telesurtv.net El país norteamericano ha registrado 1.254 casos de suicidios con arma de fuego hasta el 19 de enero.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-01-20). Siria insta a ONU a actuar ante violaciones cometidas por Israel. telesurtv.net Sabbagh destacó que el órgano de Seguridad debe abandonar su silencio contra la ocupación israelí en Palestina y sus agresiones contra el territorio sirio.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-01-20). Anuncian nueva huelga contra reforma de pensiones en Francia. telesurtv.net "Las mujeres con hijos se verán especialmente afectadas por la reforma ya que neutraliza el incremento trimestral por maternidad de miles de mujeres", François Hommeril.

Cristóbal León Campos (2023-01-20). Incremento en la desigualdad global. globalizacion.ca Vivimos una crisis sistémica en la que se da una serie de reacomodos, tanto respecto al poder político como a los niveles de pobreza y riqueza. | Se dice popularmente que "del dicho al hecho hay mucho trecho", refriéndose a la…

Staff (2023-01-20). Tripadvisor destaca a Cuba como destino de tendencia número 1 del mundo para 2023. cubadebate.cu Tripadvisor, la plataforma de orientación de viajes más grande del mundo, presentó sus premios Travelers' Choice Best of the Best Destination, basados en las opiniones de millones de viajeros. Cuba es el destino de tendencia o moda No. 1 en el mundo para 2023, una categoría que revela destinos con el mayor crecimiento interanual en interés en la plataforma.

teleSUR odr (2023-01-20). Deforestación en Amazonía brasileña rompe nuevo récord en 2022. telesurtv.net El monitoreo satelital detectó que se trata de la deforestación de mayor envergadura desde que se empezó a monitorear la región amazónica.

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2023-01-20). 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".

Staff (2023-01-20). Distingue Minsap a profesionales e instituciones del sector por sus aportes científicos (+ Fotos y Video). cubadebate.cu "El agradecimiento a ustedes no es cosa de un día, es de todas las jornadas y de un pueblo que sabe apreciar la entrega de su labor, muchas veces en anonimato y condiciones muy difíciles", dijo hoy en el Palacio de Convenciones de La Habana el ministro de Salud Pública, doctor José Angel Portal Miranda, al dirigirse a profesionales del sector con una distinguida labor investigativa.

teleSUR, jaa, JGN (2023-01-20). Derrumbe de edificio en República Dominicana deja más de diez 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.

Staff (2023-01-20). Aumenta presión para que Alemania entregue tanques Leopard a Ucrania. cubadebate.cu Luego de que Reino Unido anunciara la pasada semana que enviaría tanques Challenger 2, Alemania enfrenta una creciente presión para suministrar tanques Leopard 2 a Kiev o autorice a países como Polonia, que cuentan con esos equipos, a enviarlos, mientras Vladímir Zelenski eleva las críticas a sus aliados por no enviar los blindados que pide su Gobierno.

Staff (2023-01-20). Cuba y Estados Unidos dialogan sobre terrorismo y migración. cubadebate.cu Los días 18 y 19 de enero las autoridades de los órganos de aplicación y cumplimiento de la ley de Cuba y los Estados Unidos se reunieron en La Habana, con el propósito de intercambiar sobre la cooperación para el enfrentamiento a flagelos que amenazan la seguridad de los dos países, como el terrorismo, el tráfico ilícito de migrantes y el fraude migratorio, entre otros.

Staff (2023-01-20). El futbolista Dani Alves irá a prisión por agresión sexual. cubadebate.cu Una mujer denunció a Alves por agresión sexual en la discoteca Sutton, situada en la zona alta de la capital catalana. Los hechos habrían pasado la noche del 30 de diciembre. Según han avanzado El Periódico y La Vanguardia, la víctima, una joven de 23 años, asegura que Alves la violó en un baño, la obligó a hacerle una felación por la fuerza y la abofeteó.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-01-20). Presidente argentino resalta importancia de gasoducto Néstor Kirchner. telesurtv.net Este sistema de soldadura permitirá, según los expertos, que la obra alcance los niveles de productividad necesarios para cumplir con el proyecto.

teleSUR, jaa, JGN (2023-01-20). 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- hvh, DRL (2023-01-20). Exjefe de Pemex pagaría 20 millones de dólares por corrupción. telesurtv.net El Gobierno encabezado por Andrés Manuel López Obrador estimó que la cantidad ofrecida resultaba insuficiente.

Staff (2023-01-20). Activistas vandalizan icónica pintura australiana para pronunciarse en favor del arte rupestre y del medio ambiente. cubadebate.cu Dos activistas en defensa de los derechos indígenas pintaron con aerosol el logotipo de una compañía de petróleo y gas sobre la pintura Down on His Luck, de Fredrick McCubbin, valuada en tres millones de dólares. Con esta protesta exigen que se respete el arte rupestre antiguo y el medio ambiente, que están siendo destruidos por Woodside.

Staff (2023-01-20). Agricultores noquea a Portuarios y maletas hacia Bayamo. cubadebate.cu Con la abundante ofensiva de siempre (19 hits y siete jonrones), Agricultores noqueó este jueves a Portuarios 19-5 y estiró el playoff de la Liga Élite, que ahora tendrá definición en Bayamo, donde los anfitriones intentarán ganar dos veces para remontar un match 3-2.

José María Agàºera Llorente (2023-01-20). Lecciones de Brasil (y de Estados Unidos): desconfianza, crisis institucional y desigualdad. globalizacion.ca En ocasiones quiere la fortuna que uno tropiece con tesoros enterrados del pasado. No me estoy refiriendo a nada material; no pensemos en esos cofres de las películas de piratas ocultos en alguna isla sita en el Caribe. | Me temo…

Staff (2023-01-20). Evalúan marcha de la transición hacia la televisión digital en Cuba. cubadebate.cu Alejandro Gil Fernández, vice primer ministro de la República y ministro de Economía y Planificación, señaló este jueves la necesidad de asegurar la demanda de cajas decodificadoras y evitar que la comercialización sea dispareja, para que ello no sea una limitante en la implementación del programa de televisión digital terrestre (TDT) en Cuba.

Mark Gruenberg (2023-01-20). El techo de la deuda es el intento republicano de mantener a los trabajadores como rehenes. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—El intento republicano de usar el aumento del límite de la deuda como un intento de mantener a los trabajadores como rehenes, con amenazas de recortar el Seguro Social, Medicare y Medicaid es solo una parte de un ataque general contra los trabajadores que debe ser desafiado por los sindicatos y todos sus aliados En …

Staff (2023-01-20). Redes sociales, algoritmos y desinformación: El caso de "cambio climático" en Twitter. cubadebate.cu La desinformación sobre el cambio climático ha proliferado en Twitter desde que Elon Musk compró la plataforma en 2022. Cuando se busca el término "clima", la primera recomendación automática en inglés no es "crisis climática" o "cambio climático", sino "estafa climática". Según un reporte, no es la única plataforma que difunde desinformación climática.

teleSUR, MER (2023-01-20). 7 frases de Yasser Arafat que enaltecen la lucha palestina. telesurtv.net Yasser Arafat (1929-2004) fue elegido el 20 de enero de 1996 presidente de la Autoridad Nacional Palestina, con el 87 por ciento de los votos.

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2023-01-20). 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, odr, JGN (2023-01-20). 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 (2023-01-20). 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, odr, YSM (2023-01-20). Gobierno de Bolivia destaca atención a pacientes renales. telesurtv.net El Gobierno del país andino, ejecuta el cumplimiento de su política de velar prioritariamente por la salud de los bolivianos.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-20). Israel asesina a otro civil palestino, el número 17 en 2023. telesurtv.net Se produjo durante una noche de incursiones del ejército israelí en la Cisjordania ocupada y el año pasado más de 1 palestinos fueron asesinados, casi todos por las fuerzas israelíes.

teleSUR, jaa, JGN (2023-01-20). Denuncian séptima masacre del 2023 en Colombia. telesurtv.net Estas tres personas fueron asesinadas en el interior de una vivienda ubicada en el barrio Juan Antonio Murillo del municipio Rionegro de Antioquia.

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2023-01-20). Delegaciones regionales inician "Toma de Lima" y exigen renuncia de Boluarte. telesurtv.net Las organizaciones regionales participarán en la segunda Marcha de los cuatro suyos contra el Gobierno de Boluarte.

teleSUR, hvh, DRL (2023-01-20). Muere otro manifestante en Perú, víctima de violencia policial. telesurtv.net Salomón Valenzuela se encontraba con pronóstico reservado y shock hipovolémico herido del lado derecho del tórax.

Vijay Prashad (2023-01-20). Cuando el pueblo ya no tenga qué comer, se comerá a los ricos. globalizacion.ca El 8 de enero, grandes multitudes vestidas con los colores de la bandera brasileña descendieron sobre la capital del país, Brasilia. Invadieron edificios federales, entre ellos el Congreso, el Tribunal Supremo y el palacio presidencial, y vandalizaron bienes públicos. | El…

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2023-01-20). Estampida en estadio iraquí deja dos muertos y 80 heridos. telesurtv.net El primer ministro, Mohamed Shia al Sudani, se dirigió a la ciudad situada a más de 400 kilómetros al sur de la capital.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-20). Franceses van a la huelga contra reforma de pensiones de Macron. telesurtv.net Ante la reforma de las pensiones y el aplazamiento de la mayoría de edad a los 64 años iniciado por el Gobierno de Emmanuel Macron, el paro de este jueves es muy seguido, particularmente en el transporte.

teleSUR, jaa, JGN (2023-01-20). Ratifican arresto preventivo para gobernador Camacho en Bolivia. telesurtv.net Este acto se extendió por más de seis horas y en ella se negó la posibilidad de ampliar el plazo a la detención preventiva, el cual es de cuatro meses.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-01-20). Designan a nuevo ministro de Comercio Nacional en Venezuela. telesurtv.net El jefe de Estado agradeció a la anterior titular de la cartera, Dheliz Álvarez, por "su valioso desempeño".

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-01-20). Reportan 8 casos de dengue en seis departamentos de Bolivia. telesurtv.net "Se ha distribuido en todo el país equipos de fumigación, insecticidas como el perinifus metil, larvicidas biológicos, ropa de trabajo", expresó el ministro boliviano.

teleSUR, lvm, JGN (2023-01-20). 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.

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