2023-01-24: News Headlines

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ft.com (2023-01-24). US and Germany prepare to send tanks to Ukraine

The decision to send tanks marks a notable policy shift for Washington and Berlin. German chancellor Olaf Scholz had long hesitated to provide Ukraine with heavy armour, fearing that it would increase the risk of a direct confrontation between Russia and Nato.

abcnews.go.com (2023-01-24).  Ukraine expects to get 100 Leopard 2 tanks from 12 countries, once Germany approves: Senior Ukrainian official


_____ (2023-01-24). How the US is blackmailing countries that buy American weapons. journal-neo.org Economic sanctions and blackmail have long been the preferred methods of conducting foreign policy and advancing the United States' own geopolitical interests. In 2018, the US withdrew from the agreement on Iran's nuclear program signed in May 2015, following which Washington began to implement the "maximum pressure" strategy on Iran. In 2019, the US government …

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-24). Poland Says It Will Seek Berlin's Formal Approval to Send Leopard Tanks to Ukraine. news.antiwar.com Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said Monday that Warsaw will formally seek permission from Berlin to send German-made Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine. "We will apply for such permission," Morawiecki said. He added that if Berlin doesn't grant permission, Warsaw would still try to send the tanks as part of a "small coalition" of countries. …

Otis Grotewohl (2023-01-24). Britain sends Kosovo puppet troops to Malvinas NATO base. workers.org Jan. 21 — While NATO prolongs the proxy war against Russia that it provoked 11 months ago as it extended eastward, the imperialist military alliance is also expanding its role in South America. A Jan. 19 article in the German daily newspaper junge Welt reported, "On Friday [Jan. 13], Kosovo . . . |

WSWS (2023-01-24). Peru protests continue in face of police state repression. wsws.org The enormous heroism of protesters defying the murderous violence of the military and police has won the attention and admiration of workers and youth all over the world.




Anand Naidoo (2023-01-24). The Heat: Chinese New Year. america.cgtn.com China celebrates its Lunar New Year and welcomes the Year of the Rabbit. Chinese both at home and around the world are celebrating Spring Festival. 2023 is the Year of the Rabbit. And festivities got underway with China Media Group's major Spring Festival Gala. The …

_____ (2023-01-24). Building A Global People's Movement To End US Imperialism. popularresistance.org Following a two-year organizing effort, the International People's Tribunal on US Imperialism will launch in New York City on January 28. The People's Tribunal will focus on US sanctions, blockades and coercive measures and how they impact people in the targeted countries. Clearing the FOG speaks with Helyeh Doutaghi, a co-chair of the Tribunal, a doctoral student at Carleton University in Ottawa, and an anti-imperialist activist, about why this is an opportune time to build a global movement focused on the United States, how the Tribunal will be structured and how the testimony will be used to hold the US accoun…

WSWS (2023-01-24). Portuguese teachers mount nationwide strike. wsws.org A rising tide of class struggles is underway in Portugal and internationally, three years into the COVID-19 pandemic and as NATO wages war on Russia in Ukraine.

Staff (2023-01-24). Maduro: 'Venezuela Supports and is Prepared' for Common Latin American Currency. orinocotribune.com Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, from a large demonstration at the Miraflores Palace in Caracas, greeted the countries that will meet as of Tuesday, January 24, at the 7th Heads of State and Government Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC). During his greeting, Maduro reported that "Venezuela supports and is prepared" for the initiative to create "a Latin American and Caribbean currency," announced on Monday, January 23, by Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and Alberto Fernández, presidents of Brazil and Argentina, respectively. | "I send a greeting of liberation to the peoples who wi…




Michael Fox (2023-01-24). Brazil on Fire: An autopsy of Bolsonaro's failed coup. therealnews.com On Jan. 8th, thousands of Bolsonaro supporters stormed Brazil's capital in a In this update to Brazil on Fire, Michael Fox examines the significance of the failed coup in scattering pro-Bols…

WSWS (2023-01-24). Australian neo-Nazi spared prison sentence after violent attack on security guard. wsws.org The lenient sentence will further embolden far-right forces in Australia.

infobrics (2023-01-24). Kiev's forces once again using civilians as human shields — UK media reports. infobrics.org The neo-Nazi regime shows very clearly that protecting non-military people is not its priority in the conflict.

Lyynda Carson (2023-01-24). Unveiling the local fascist Republican Party. indybay.org Nazis And Republicans Appear To Be One, And The Same:…




Colectivo Kausachun (2023-01-24). Solidarity Action with the People of Perú. indybay.org Action in support of the National March to take place in all the regions of Perú. The People demands to stop the repression, the resignation of the president Dina Boluarte, new general elections in 2023 and a Referendum for a new Constituent Assembly. Tuesday, January 24 in front of the Peruvian Consulate, 870 Market St. Flood Building, San Francisco.

Pacifica's Covid, Race & Democracy (2023-01-24). Antiwar Voices on MLK week; South Africa Power Grid Crisis; US out of Peru; Free Assange! indybay.org On Pacifica: Antiwar Voices on MLK week; South Africa Power Grid Crisis; US out of Peru; Free Assange!

Lee Camp (2023-01-24). Making Politicians Uncomfortable, with Anti-War Activist Medea Benjamin. mintpressnews.com Medea Benjamin, co-founder of CODEPINK, discusses her book on the Ukraine conflict, the dangers of escalating military spending, peaceful negotiations, and international cooperation in preventing nuclear war and promoting peace.

infobrics (2023-01-24). Poland claims Germany will face international isolation if it does not send tanks to Ukraine. infobrics.org US continues to pressure Berlin to change policy on weapons delivery.




Peter Becker, Gen. Erich Vad (2023-01-24). Russia's war against Ukraine and What are the war aims? indybay.org Erich Vad is an ex-brigade general. From 2006 to 2013, he was the military policy advisor to German Chancellor Angela Merkel. He is one of the rare voices who spoke out publicly against arms deliveries to Ukraine early on, without political strategy or diplomatic efforts. Even now he speaks an uncomfortable truth. | This is a military escalation. We are going down a slippery slope.

Staff (2023-01-24). NATO unity: Poland pressures Germany to send tanks to Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Polish RadioJanuary 24, 2023 Poland requests German permission to send tanks to Ukraine: deputy PM A Polish deputy prime minister has said that Germany has received an official request from Poland to re-export Leopard 2 tanks to war-torn Ukraine. Mariusz B≈Çaszczak made the announcement on Twitter on Tuesday…. The deputy prime minister, who is also …

infobrics (2023-01-24). Why is Russia expanding short-range air defenses around Moscow. infobrics.org While Moscow is protected by one of the world's best air defense networks capable of shooting down ICBMs, incoming MIRV warheads, satellites and other space-based weapons, this doesn't make it immune to sabotage attacks involving drones and drone swarms.

americanthinker (2023-01-24). Virtue-signaling tennis networks erase players' flags. americanthinker.com Apparently, Russian and Belarusian tennis players are to be without a country.




Drago Bosnic (2023-01-24). Russia Preparing New Plan to End War. globalresearch.ca

infobrics (2023-01-24). India-Russia Trade May Increase Despite Global Trade to Face Stagnant Decade. infobrics.org Russia's trade with China and India will increase by USD 110 billion, "including USD 90 billion with China alone," according to Boston Consulting Group…

infobrics (2023-01-24). India Hopeful of Rupee Trade with Russia After Imports Surge. infobrics.org India is hopeful of a rupee trade with Russia, a trade ministry official said, as government data showed a near 400% jump in Russian merchandise imports from April-December compared with a year ago…

infobrics (2023-01-24). Saudi Arabia Joining BRICS: A Strategic Game Changer. infobrics.org In the book, BRICS and Global Governance, emerging markets and developing countries are increasingly playing a defining role in those trends, particularly in the growing cooperation among emerging markets and developing countries in the form of south—south cooperation…




Michael Sainato (2023-01-24). Debt, crowdfunding, or death: America's very broken healthcare system. therealnews.com The United States is the

WSWS (2023-01-24). White House shake-up as attacks mount on Biden over handling of classified documents. wsws.org Biden's chief of staff, Ron Klain, is reportedly stepping down, to be replaced by multi-millionaire Jeff Zients, formerly the White House coronavirus coordinator.

Hank Greenberg (2023-01-24). 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.

Juan Cole (2023-01-24). Turkey's President Erdogan Says Swedish NATO Application out of Question after Qur'an burning in Stockholm. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that Sweden can forget about membership in the 30-member North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Erdogan is demanding that Sweden cooperate with Turkey in repressing Kurdish activist expatriates in Sweden, all of whom he views as terrorists. He also says he is furious about the …




Ramon du Houx (2023-01-24). 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.

Staff (2023-01-24). NATO's eastern flank: Patriot missile batteries headed to Poland. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Polish RadioJanuary 23, 2023 Poland prepares for arrival of Patriot air defence system from Germany: deputy PM A deputy prime minister has said that Poland is preparing for the arrival and installation of a Patriot air defence system from Germany. Mariusz B≈Çaszczak made the announcement at a news conference in the western Polish city of …

Behrouz Boochani (2023-01-24). Behrouz Boochani: 'Many people have been damaged because of indefinite detention: they use time to torture people'. greenleft.org.au Alex Bainbridge spoke with Kurdish-Iranian activist, author and film producer Behrouz Boochani about his latest book Freedom, Only Freedom and Australia's refugee detention regime.

americanthinker (2023-01-24). Artificial Intelligence: Scary Good or Bad? americanthinker.com Just imagine if a HAL-like system, as depicted in 2001: A Space Odyssey, decides to take over an autonomous weapon system, or agitate a nuclear-tipped missile otherwise well-behaved in its cozy silo.




WSWS (2023-01-24). China's massive COVID-19 death toll: Social murder at the behest of imperialism. wsws.org Acting in direct response to demands from giant corporations and imperialist governments, the Beijing bureaucracy has unleashed a wave of infection and death.

____ (2023-01-24). China's natural gas output up 6.5% in December 2022. ecns.cn China's natural gas output logged steady growth in December 2022, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed.

____ (2023-01-24). China's postal industry registers stable growth in 2022. ecns.cn China's postal industry saw steady expansion in terms of both business revenue and parcels handled in 2022, data from the State Post Bureau (SPB) shows.

____ (2023-01-24). China's coal output increases in December 2022. ecns.cn China's raw coal output posted stable expansion in December 2022, official data showed.

WSWS (2023-01-24). China's massive COVID-19 death toll: Social murder at the behest of imperialism. wsws.org Acting in direct response to demands from giant corporations and imperialist governments, the Beijing bureaucracy has unleashed a wave of infection and death.

____ (2023-01-24). China's natural gas output up 6.5% in December 2022. ecns.cn China's natural gas output logged steady growth in December 2022, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed.

____ (2023-01-24). China's postal industry registers stable growth in 2022. ecns.cn China's postal industry saw steady expansion in terms of both business revenue and parcels handled in 2022, data from the State Post Bureau (SPB) shows.

____ (2023-01-24). China's coal output increases in December 2022. ecns.cn China's raw coal output posted stable expansion in December 2022, official data showed.

Franc Contreras (2023-01-24). Mexico welcomes the Spring Festival. america.cgtn.com Mexico is welcoming China's Spring Festival— the Year of the Rabbit.

____ (2023-01-24). China Focus: Chinese rejoice in first holiday after COVID response change. ecns.cn Starting from Saturday, the Lunar New Year's Eve or "Chuxi" in Chinese, hundreds of millions of people are celebrating the Spring Festival in China, the grandest holiday for the Chinese.

____ (2023-01-24). Expanding railway network makes China's Spring Festival travel easier. ecns.cn From 2012 to 2022, China's railway expanded from 98,000 km to 155,000 km, in which high-speed railway rose from 9,000 km to 42,000 km, a world record length, according to the National Railway Administration.

____ (2023-01-24). China CDC releases monthly COVID-19 figures. ecns.cn China reported 12,658 COVID-19 related deaths at hospitals from Jan 13 to 19, the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention said on Saturday.As of Jan 19, there were nearly 472,000 hospitalized COVID-19 patients in China including about 51,700 in severe condition.

____ (2023-01-24). Domestic sci-fi hit leads China's advance holiday box office. ecns.cn As of 12 a.m. Sunday, advance box office sales for China's Spring Festival holiday hit 901 million yuan (nearly 133 million U.S.The prequel to China's all-time highest-grossing sci-fi epic "The Wandering Earth" raked in 257 million yuan, accounting for about 28 percent of total bookings.

____ (2023-01-24). Selected outbound tours given go-ahead. ecns.cn The National Health Commission announced on Dec 26 that China would scrap the quarantine requirement for international arrivals starting on Jan 8, as it downgraded management of COVID-19 from Class A to Class B.

____ (2023-01-24). China-made trains enter service in Istanbul's new metro line. ecns.cn A new metro line connecting central Istanbul and the city's new international airport officially opened to the public on Sunday, featuring China-made automated driverless trains that could run up to 120 kilometers per hour.

____ (2023-01-24). 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.

____ (2023-01-24). China's power use up 3.6 pct in 2022. ecns.cn China's electricity consumption, a key barometer of economic activity, maintained stable growth in 2022, official data shows.

____ (2023-01-24). Lowest temperature recorded in China's northernmost city. ecns.cn The minimum temperature in Mohe, China's northernmost city, fell to minus 53 degrees Celsius Sunday, marking the lowest temperature ever recorded, according to the local weather bureau.

____ (2023-01-24). Chinese sci-fi blockbuster 'The Wandering Earth II' hits North American big screen. ecns.cn China's homemade sci-fi blockbuster "The Wandering Earth II" opened Sunday, the Chinese Lunar New Year's Day, in a limited theatrical release in North America.

____ (2023-01-24). China's spending on R&D hits 3 trln yuan in 2022. ecns.cn China's total expenditure on research and development (R&D) amounted to nearly 3.09 trillion yuan (about 456 billion U.S. dollars) in 2022, up 10.4 percent year on year, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

____ (2023-01-24). China issues blue alert for cold wave. ecns.cn China's meteorological authority on Monday issued its blue alert for a cold wave, forecasting big temperature drops and gales across most of the central and eastern regions of the country.

____ (2023-01-24). China rallies past South Korea for women's curling gold at Winter World University Games. ecns.cn China rallied past South Korea 6-4 in the final in Lake Placid on Saturday to win the women's curling gold medal of the 31st Winter World University Games.

____ (2023-01-24). Clean energy playing growing role in ensuring China's energy supply. ecns.cn Wind and energy are playing growing roles in ensuring China's energy supply, thanks to their continuous scale expansion.

____ (2023-01-24). China's digital yuan proves its cash-like qualities with offline payments. ecns.cn "Only by taking into account these scenarios, will the digital yuan be readily available, just like paper currency.""Plus, those who have lost their phone can suspend the offline payment function by logging into the app from another mobile phone," he added.

_____ (2023-01-24). Palestine under the yoke of Netanyahu's "new" government. journal-neo.org The visit of Israel's far-right national security minister, Itamar Ben-Gvir, to the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem has caused an uproar among Palestinians and in Arab and international circles. Even within Israel itself, it led to resentment because of the serious consequences the visit would have on stability in the Palestinian territories. Especially after …

Anne N. Sosin, Martha Lincoln (2023-01-24). War on empathy: Legacy media's attacks on advocates for strong COVID-19 prevention. therealnews.com This story originally appeared in A recent series of media stories depicting individuals advocating for stronger COVID policies as unsympathetic characters on the fringes of society ignited a

Anonymous765 (2023-01-24). Locations Of US Carrier Strike Groups — January 24, 2023. southfront.org This is the newest update of the 'U.S. Carrier Strike Groups Locations Map' exclusive series showing the approximate locations of U.S. Carrier Strike Groups. SouthFront: Analysis & Intelligence tracks locations of U.S. aircraft carriers using the available open-source information. No classified information was used in production of the map. | Carrier strike group (CSG) is an operational formation of the United States Navy. It is centered on an aircraft carrier and a carrier air w…

Brandon Caldwell (2023-01-24). After Ed Reed Decision, Bethune-Cookman Students Protest Administration, Campus Conditions. newsone.com

Brett Wilkins (2023-01-24). New Brett Kavanaugh Documentary Sparks Call for DOJ Probe. commondreams.org

| The surprise premiere of a documentary revealing "shocking new allegations" of sexual crimes committed decades ago by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh sparked new calls on Monday for Senate and Justice Department investigations. | Doug Liman's Justice premiered Friday as a last-minute addition to the lineup of the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.

Danny O'Brien (2023-01-24). In Cuba, housing is a right! workers.org Portland, Oregon I work at a congregate shelter for people experiencing homelessness in Portland, Oregon, where the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development considers 5,228 people homeless. Of those, 3,057 are unsheltered in Multnomah County alone. My experience in working there has shown me that there is limited cooperation . . . |

Declan McKenna (2023-01-24). Thoughts of an Ageing Communist. dissidentvoice.org I was struck by an article in Counterpunch late last year: Scott Tucker wrote a piece centred around war and peace and to further enlighten his readers he provided links to two other articles: "I am including links to two articles readers may find useful. The first article was just published at World Socialist Website …

Editor at Global Grind (2023-01-24). Monterey Park Shooting: How To 'Stop Asian Hate'. newsone.com Source: FREDERIC J. BROWN / Getty | Several Asian American communities gathered for cultural Lunar New Year celebrations over the weekend, but most people didn't expect it to be the last for their family members. A new massacre killed 10 people at a Los Angeles-area ballroom dance club, casting fear throughout Asian communities. The rise in racial attacks continues, and the only beacon of hope we can offer is the ongoing phrase to

Editor (2023-01-24). Actions and rallies in solidarity with fight against 'Cop City' grows over weekend. mronline.org Sunday marked the fourth straight day of vigils, protests, and rallies in solidarity with the struggle in Atlanta, following the police murder of Tortuguita, with more scheduled throughout the coming week.

Global Research News (2023-01-24). Selected Articles: New Zealand: From Worst to Even Worse? The WEF-YGL Political Intrusion. globalresearch.ca By New Zealand's Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, resigned on 18 January 2022, in the midst of the WEF Davos 53rd Conference. PM …

Jessica Corbett (2023-01-24). 'Sounds Like a Plan': Biden Given Roadmap for 100% Clean Energy by 2035. commondreams.org

John W. Whitehead, Nisha Whitehead (2023-01-24). Child Trafficking Has Become Big Business in America. dissidentvoice.org "Children are being targeted and sold for sex in America every day." — John Ryan, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children It takes a special kind of evil to prostitute and traffick a child for sex, and yet this evil walks among us every minute of every day. Consider this: every two minutes, a …

Josh Bivens (2023-01-24). This Is Absurd. The Debt Ceiling Must Be Abolished. commondreams.org

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen announced last week that the federal government had reached the statutory debt limit and that her department had begun "extraordinary measures" to meet required spending obligations. It is estimated that by July these extraordinary measures will no longer be able to keep some spending obligations from being missed.The fact that the statutory debt limit can inject such chaos into the American political system and economy is truly odd. The debt limit measures nothing coherent and has no relationship to any serious measure of the economic burden imposed by the nation's d…

Lyn Neeley (2023-01-24). Oregon nurses fight for a decent contract. workers.org In Portland, Oregon, nurses and community supporters rallied Jan. 20 in front of Providence Hospital corporate headquarters. Thousands of nurses in three Providence hospitals have been working since fall 2022 without a contract that would ensure basic safety standards and incorporate their union's common-sense proposals. Portland, Oregon nurses rally for . . . |

____ (2023-01-24). Well, It Is The Daily Beast… smoothiex12.blogspot.com

WSWS (2023-01-24). Australia: Lismore flood victims protest against buy-back scheme "limbo" wsws.org Anger over delays and lack of transparency, and concerns over profiteering developers, were voiced when residents protested outside the Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation office.

WSWS (2023-01-24). Fiji's military head threatens newly installed government. wsws.org With Fiji's ruling elite sharply divided, the military commander's extraordinary intervention highlights the real possibility of yet another coup.

WSWS (2023-01-24). Striking ambulance workers speak on strike in England and Wales. wsws.org Thousands of ambulance workers represented by the Unite, Unison and GMB unions struck again Monday across Wales and most of England.

WSWS (2023-01-24). Ambulance workers stage third round of strikes in England and Wales. wsws.org The demand for unified action has been consistently raised from the picket lines, but opposed by all the health unions…

WSWS (2023-01-24). Biotechnology professor Greg Foley dies after bravely documenting impact of his COVID infection. wsws.org The January 12 series of 10 tweets went viral, viewed over 1.4 million times.

WSWS (2023-01-24). While slashing pensions, Macron demands 40 percent hike in French military budget. wsws.org While pledgng to cut €13 billion per year from pensions despite mass popular opposition, Macron plans to raise military spending to €413 billion over the years 2024-2030.

WSWS (2023-01-24). University of Washington librarians and publishing workers set to strike. wsws.org Workers voted to authorize a strike by 94 percent in November. They are fighting for higher wages to meet the rising cost of living in Seattle, one of the most expensive cities in the United States.

WSWS (2023-01-24). New York City retirees fight Democrat-union conspiracy to privatize health care. wsws.org Retired New York City workers are resisting the plan of the city's Democratic administration and the municipal unions to transfer them into a privately run, profit-making Medicare Advantage plan.

WSWS (2023-01-24). Australian Labor government spends $4 billion on weapons in three weeks. wsws.org While there is no money for public healthcare and education, both in an unprecedented crisis, the war machine is being provided with a blank cheque.

WSWS (2023-01-24). South Korean government lifts indoor mask mandate while COVID-19 continues to run rampant. wsws.org The removal of masks indoors will only facilitate a new wave of COVID-19 across the country as dangerous new variants spread.

WSWS (2023-01-24). Death toll in Monterey Park, California dance studio massacre climbs to 11. wsws.org Twenty-three days into the new year, the Gun Violence Archive, which tracks gun deaths and mass shootings in the United States, has recorded 37 mass shootings, or roughly 1.6 per day.

WSWS (2023-01-24). New Zealand Māori "cultural experts" fawn over naming of Jeff Bezos' superyacht. wsws.org The craven worship of billionaire Amazon founder Jeff Bezos by members of the Māori elite highlights the fact that the fundamental division in society is not race, but class.

WSWS (2023-01-24). Workers, students denounce inequality at youth protest against French pension cuts. wsws.org "It's very visible that Macron is more on the side of the bosses and not the population. You can see it every day. He wants to force us to work all the time, to create more and more precarious people."

WSWS (2023-01-24). To fight war and French pension cuts, rebel against the union bureaucracy! wsws.org On Thursday, masses of workers across France went on strike against French President Emmanuel Macron's new attempts to impose pension reform.

WSWS (2023-01-24). Ontario teacher unions seek to soften up members for major concessions as opposition grows among rank and file. wsws.org While CUPE's sellout materially weakened the education workers in their struggle, conditions remain highly favourable for the development of a mass working class movement against capitalist austerity and an end to real-terms wage cuts.

WSWS (2023-01-24). Shooting at San Diego shelter highlights the rise in violence against the homeless. wsws.org The shooting was the second directed against the Alpha Project since the downtown San Diego shelter opened five years ago.

WSWS (2023-01-24). The Best American Short Stories 2022. wsws.org With a couple of exceptions, the editor has chosen stories that in their form, language and examination of thematic ideas are highly accomplished, even if the collection as a whole bumps its head against certain objective limits.

WSWS (2023-01-24). Workers Struggles: The Americas. wsws.org Taxi drivers, bus drivers and farmers have staged protests across Colombia in recent days, while on January 18 Argentine television workers held a 24-hour walkout over pay.

WSWS (2023-01-24). Far-right Texas attorney general attempts to compile list of transgender residents. wsws.org The attacks on transgender people are part of a far-right campaign that is attempting to mobilize backward social prejudices and undermine democratic consciousness.

americanthinker (2023-01-24). COVID Vaxes — It's Not 'The More the Merrier'. americanthinker.com Are an endless series of mRNA "vaccines" really in the best interests of virtually all Americans for whom they are recommended?>

americanthinker (2023-01-24). It's Time To Try A Different Approach To America's Drug Problem. americanthinker.com For decades, throwing money at the problem hasn't fixed it. An approach that destroys the illegal market for drugs may be the answer.

americanthinker (2023-01-24). Reducing the Deficits of the Federal Government. americanthinker.com It is possible to reduce the ongoing deficits of the Federal government. The simple mechanism for doing so is tax cuts.

americanthinker (2023-01-24). The Judge Goes Awry Analyzing Gov. DeSantis's Firing Of A Rogue Prosecutor. americanthinker.com Although the ultimate ruling is correct, most of the decision is given to intentionally vague factual allegations coupled with gravely erroneous analysis.

americanthinker (2023-01-24). The Quixotic Quest for Reparations. americanthinker.com Blacks will find pushing for reparations psychologically satisfying and there is always the hope of a massive windfall, but the pushback from opponents may well be costly.

americanthinker (2023-01-24). How America is becoming like a Muslim country. americanthinker.com The similarities in recent events are alarming.

americanthinker (2023-01-24). Maybe President Joe Biden (D) should hide this. americanthinker.com The Conference Board lets us know what kind of hell we're in.

americanthinker (2023-01-24). Maybe they need to exorcise the VP's home, too. americanthinker.com Kamala Harris is out singing the praises of abortion, each instance of which takes a human life.

Anjoulie Woodhead (2023-01-24). 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…

Barry Sheppard (2023-01-24). United States: Biden expands Trump-era policy in new attack on migrants. greenleft.org.au United States President Joe Biden has announced a dramatic expansion of restrictions on people from Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua and Haiti seeking asylum at the US border with Mexico, writes Barry Sheppard.

Brenda Norrell (2023-01-24). 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 (2023-01-24). 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.

canarias alternativa (2023-01-24). ALFONSO CANALES SEGOVIA, EXPULSADO DE LA COPE-OPUS DEI. indybay.org

Chris Garaffa (2023-01-24). Tribunal in Washington Calls on President Biden to End Prosecution of Julian Assange and to Defend Rights of Journalists and Whistleblowers. covertactionmagazine.com Nearly 13 years after WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange released the video Collateral Murder exposing the brutal and intentional killing of Iraqi civilians and two Reuters journalists, over 1 people packed the same room in the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. for the Belmarsh Tribunal. January 20th's sitting was the third of the Tribunal, following …

Dan Williams (2023-01-24). Monterey Park community calls for gun control. america.cgtn.com After the Monterey Park shooting that left eleven people dead, many of the residents in the predominantly Asian community are calling for stricter gun laws to be introduced across the country.

David Sirota (2023-01-24). Ending The Social Security Tax Break For The Rich. levernews.com

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2023-01-24). Idea of Socialism Can Only Flourish in Peace and Freedom. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2023-01-24). Idee des Sozialismus kann nur in Frieden und Freiheit gedeihen. globalresearch.ca Alle Artikel von Global Research kà∂nnen in 51 Sprachen gelesen werden, indem Sie die Schaltflà§che Website àºbersetzen unterhalb des Namens des Autors aktivieren. | Um den tà§glichen Newsletter von Global Research (ausgewà§hlte Artikel) zu erhalten, Folgen Sie …

____ (2023-01-24). Hopping through time: the rabbit in Chinese culture. ecns.cn

Fight Back (2023-01-24). Seattle activists present the program of the FRSO. fightbacknews.org Seattle, WA — On January 20 and 21, over 30 people turned out to Freedom Road Socialist Organization's events to promote the recently released print edition of FRSO's political program. These events were held at the Khalsa Gurmat Center in Federal Way and the University of Washington-Seattle's campus. | The room was full of vigor and excitement in light of the ongoing struggle within the Pacific Northwest and the country as a whole. "We have to have a clear eyed view of our enemy, monopoly capitalism. This system exploits and kills workers here and is part of global empire that exploits and kills around the…

Fight Back (2023-01-24). th anniversary of Roe v Wade marked in Madison, WI. fightbacknews.org Madison, WI – On the th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, January 22, Reproductive Justice Action-Milwaukee (RJA-M) joined the Madison Area Reproductive Rights Coalition for Healthcare (MARCH) for a march and rally of thousands in Madison, the Wisconsin capital city. The event called on people to vote in the spring primary Wisconsin Supreme Court election, but it also heavily emphasized that this fight is "Bigger Than Roe." | The fight for reproductive rights has always been at the forefront of healthcare efforts, and access to free abortion for all is just a fraction of the healthcare coverage that people deserve.

Fight Back (2023-01-24). New year, same wars – MLK day of action in Minneapolis. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – On January 22, the Minnesota Peace Action Coalition, a coalition of anti-war groups in Minnesota, rallied in Mayday Plaza as part of the United National Antiwar Coalition's national call for Martin Luther King Jr. week of actions against U.S. wars to mark his birthday. On the theme of "New Year, Same Wars," the protest drew a crowd of 70 protesters, eager to hear from activist leaders across the Twin Cities representing the voices of those impacted by U.S. imperialism and endless militarism. | People lined the sidewalks, facing traffic and holding signs expressing the crowd's sentiment…

indybay (2023-01-24). 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…

Ken Blackman (2023-01-24). Labor must take a stand on Palestine. greenleft.org.au How can we prevail on Labor to admit that realpolitik is obscene as a frame for its Israel relations? How can we force it to see the Israeli colonising project as unacceptable in today's world, asks Ken Blackman?

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2023-01-24). Saturday 2/4: 23rd Annual, Rosa Parks Day in California – Transit Equity Day. indybay.org West Step – Traffic Circle – California State Capitol | Sacramento, California…

Leon Kunstenaar (2023-01-24). Get Out, Get Out Now, San Francisco is a Pro Choice Town! indybay.org Counter Protesters Give Forced Birthers What For…

long haul infoshop (2023-01-24). Monday 1/30: Visionary sharing circle – staying strong in turbulent times. indybay.org Long Haul Infoshop – 3124 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley – 510-540-0751…

Lynda Carson (2023-01-24). 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:…

Lynda Carson (2023-01-24). City of Oakland lobbying expenses reveals campaign contribution to Steve Scalise. indybay.org Oakland City Hall:…

Malik Miah (2023-01-24). United States: Police killings rose in 2022 and Black people are the main targets. greenleft.org.au It took a mass civil rights movement to end legal racial segregation in the United States, writes Malik Miah. The same must happen to abolish policing and the corrupt criminal "justice" system.

manager (2023-01-24). Nickels Before Dimes: Concluding Remarks. cepr.net This is the fourteenth in a series of blog posts addressing a report by Diego Escobari and Gary Hoover covering the 2019 presidential election in Bolivia. Their conclusions do not hold up to scrutiny, as we observe in our report Nickels Before Dimes. Here, we expand upon various claims and conclusions that Escobari and Hoover …

manager (2023-01-24). What to Look for In the Fourth Quarter 2022 GDP Report. cepr.net After two consecutive quarters of negative growth in the first half of 2022, the economy grew at a strong 3.2 percent annual rate in the third quarter of the year. We should expect to see a comparably strong fourth quarter, with both consumption and non-residential investment showing healthy growth. A smaller trade deficit should also …

Mark Niu (2023-01-24). The NBA welcomes the year of the rabbit. america.cgtn.com Chinese New Year festivities are in full swing around the world.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-24). 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 (2023-01-24). 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 (2023-01-24). 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 (2023-01-24). 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 (2023-01-24). 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 (2023-01-24). 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 (2023-01-24). 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 (2023-01-24). 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 (2023-01-24). 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 (2023-01-24). Mayo Clinic Minute: Is tinnitus causing that ringing in your ear? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Have you ever experienced a constant ringing in your ears that you can't pinpoint the cause? It might be tinnitus ('tin-nƒ≠-tus) — the sensation of hearing a sound when no external sound is present. In most cases, tinnitus can be managed, but for some, it's a chronic condition that can affect sleep and everyday function. Fortunately, there are options to reduce its effects. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/iUdi361LMz4 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 03) is…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-24). 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 (2023-01-24). Menopause symptoms: Mayo Clinic expert outlines hormone and nonhormonal therapies. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org SCOTTSDALE, Arizona — Menopause, the end of menstrual cycles, can produce symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia and mood changes. Women do not need to suffer in silence: Many treatment options are available. Jewel Kling, M.D., chair of the Division of Women's Health at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona, describes hormonal and nonhormonal therapies. "We sometimes hear the question, 'Do I need to treat hot flashes or night sweats?' and the answer for…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-24). 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 (2023-01-24). 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 (2023-01-24). 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 (2023-01-24). Mayo Clinic Minute: Role for opioids. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Drug overdoses from opioids have been linked to a decreased life span, according to recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The ongoing opioid crisis has been a complicated one for more than a decade. Death rates continue to rise, despite national medical guidelines for prescribing the pain medication. Dr. Holly Geyer leads the opioid stewardship program at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. She says there is an important role for opioids in patient…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-24). 10 weight training tips for beginners. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Years ago, weightlifting was thought to be reserved solely for bodybuilders and athletes. However, there has been significant research on the medical benefits of lifting weights. Everyone benefits from stronger bones and muscles. Plan to incorporate weight training into your routine, regardless of your age, ability or fitness level. Weight training is a type of strength training that uses weights for resistance. This could be weight machines or free weights, like dumbbells or barbells, at…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-24). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-24). Can blood donors suffer iron deficiency? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org With the constant need for blood and platelet donations, frequent, regular blood donors are crucial to having a continuous national blood supply. Across Mayo Clinic in Rochester, for example, anywhere between 50 and 70 units of red cells and between 20 and 30 units of platelets are used daily to help save lives. Watch: Dr. Justin Juskewitch discusses red blood cell donation youtu.be/yDXneutyCdc Journalists: Broadcast-quality video is available in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-24). Mayo Clinic researchers identify women with twice the risk of cancer in both breasts. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Women with cancer in one breast may be at higher risk of developing cancer in the opposite breast if they are carriers of specific genetic changes that predispose them to develop breast cancer, according to a study led by the Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center. The findings, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, will help personalize approaches to breast cancer screening and risk factors, study authors say. The study used data…

Norman Solomon (2023-01-24). Biden 2024 Decision Pits the Party's Elites Against Most Democrats. indybay.org Power brokers vs. democracy…

North Shore Counter-Info (2023-01-24). Drag Defenders Won 4-0 At Weekend Protests. itsgoingdown.org Report on community defense of LGBTQ+ events across so-called Canada. Originally posted to Northshore Counter-Info and written by Canadian Anti-Hate Network. The far-Right movement is coming hard for the 2SLGBTQ+ community right now, fueled by the anti-trans narratives of accounts like Libs of Tiktok and white supremacists like Tucker Carlson. They're redoing the lavender scare of the…

Physicians, Medical Scientists (2023-01-24). Restore Scientific Integrity. Declaration by 17,000 Physicians and Medical Scientists. globalresearch.ca

Revolution Club, Bay Area ( (2023-01-24). Saturday 1/21: Protest the Christian Fascist "Walk for Life"! indybay.org Powell Street cable car turnaround (1 Powell Street)…

Revolution Club, Bay Area (2023-01-24). 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…

Staff (2023-01-24). Black Sea: U.S. deploys airborne, mountain troops to Romania. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Stars and StripesJanuary 23, 2023 Soldiers from 101st Airborne, 10th Mountain divisions expected to deploy to Romania Army units are gearing up for a potential deployment to Europe…in the Black Sea region. Elements from the 101st Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team and the 10th Mountain Division headquarters are preparing for the mission, the Army …

Roselena Ramirez (2023-01-24). A Dangerous Drive for a Better Life. america.cgtn.com It was a tragic end for 53 migrants who died inside a poorly ventilated truck outside San Antonio, Texas. While two men have been indicted for those deaths, the wounds in their communities are still open. Harris Withbeck reports from Central Guatemala, where many victims …

Roselena Ramirez (2023-01-24). The Beauty of Mexico's Copper Canyon Keeps Attracting Foreign Tourists. america.cgtn.com Deeper and broader than the world-famous Grand Canyon, the hills of northwestern Mexico are also home to some of the most charismatic and fiercely independent tribes in North America. They are the Raramuris, or Tarahumaras, as they are known. Alasdair Baverstock visited the area to …

Roselena Ramirez (2023-01-24). The Sky is Not the Limit for These Spaniard Scientists. america.cgtn.com One of them commands a spaceship taking tourists to space, and the other is a scientist tracking ice bodies on the system's edge. What does it take to make a career in Astrophysics? John Zarrella met with two Spaniards who made the stars their …

Soh Sook Hwa (2023-01-24). Video: Malaysian socialist on the new government, climate change and ecosocialism. greenleft.org.au Malaysian socialist Soh Sook Hwa spoke to Isaac Nellist about Malaysian politics and building a political alternative.

Sonoma Valley Democrats (2023-01-24). Sunday 1/22: Sonoma: Women's March – Bigger Than Roe! indybay.org Sonoma Plaza | Downtown Sonoma, CA 95476…

Speak Out Now (2023-01-24). Saturday 2/4: Workers in Britain Fight Back! (Online Townhall). indybay.org Online townhall, see website for details…

Staff (2023-01-24). Talk World Radio: Rage Against the War Machine on February 19th. davidswanson.org

Staff (2023-01-24). Video: I Just Discussed Militarism on RT. davidswanson.org Video here: disk.yandex.ru/i/NiRozuBXOE1DXg

Staff (2023-01-24). Winston Churchill Was a Monster. davidswanson.org

Staff (2023-01-24). President Maduro Cancels Participation in Buenos Aires CELAC Summit. orinocotribune.com Caracas, January 23, 2023 ( In the statement posted on…

The Green Arcade (2023-01-24). Wednesday 2/8: Local author Moazzam Sheikh presents his new novella A Footbridge to Hell Called Love. indybay.org The Green Arcade | 1680 Market Street | SF, CA 94102…

The Green Arcade (2023-01-24). Thursday 2/9: Three Local Poets Read – With Lorraine Lupo, Sunnylyn Thibodeux and Rod Roland. indybay.org The Green Arcade | 1680 Market Street | San Francisco, CA 94102…

UUSF Forum (2023-01-24). Sunday 2/5: Uprising in IRAN: What it Means, What We Can Do to Support It. indybay.org UUSF- TSK Room 1187 Franklin St. San Francisco | On Zoom: zoom.us/j/95452963262?pwd=Y2V6cHl4RjRlOE…

____ (2023-01-24). Nepal ready to welcome Chinese tourists: official. ecns.cn Nepal is ready to welcome Chinese tourists back as a popular destination, a Nepali official said.

____ (2023-01-24). CCTV Spring Festival Gala captures audiences. ecns.cn The annual CCTV Spring Festival Gala offered people a unique and warm cultural feast on Saturday.For example, Japanese video platform Niconico has reported on the gala for the eighth time consecutively, attracting 124,000 people, and 93 percent of them praised the show.

____ (2023-01-24). Spring Festival in ancient Chinese poem. ecns.cn Spring Festival, also known as Chinese Lunar New Year, is the most important festivity among Chinese. Get a glimpse of the ancient festive scene from the poem "Chinese New Year's Day," written by Wang Anshi from the Song Dynasty (960-1279). Let's appreciate it.

____ (2023-01-24). Up to 80 pct of Cambodian people celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year: PM. ecns.cn Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said here on Monday that the Chinese Lunar New Year has gained great popularity in the kingdom, estimating that up to 80 percent of the population observe it.

____ (2023-01-24). Is water life-threatening to rabbits. ecns.cn Have you ever been told that rabbits can't drink water or take baths? Of course they can! A rabbit consumes -1 milliliters of water per kilogram of body weight per day. But if you place rabbits in water, they may panic and it can even be fatal.

____ (2023-01-24). Suspect of California mass shooting on Lunar New Year's Eve found dead. ecns.cn The suspect of the California mass shooting on Saturday night was found dead in another city of what authorities believe was a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

____ (2023-01-24). More classified documents found in DOJ search of Biden's home. ecns.cn The US Department of Justice (DOJ) conducted a search at President Joe Biden's home in Wilmington on Friday and found additional classified documents, Biden's lawyer said on Saturday night.

____ (2023-01-24). Movie box office ready to soar over holiday. ecns.cn Recently, Deep Seawas nominated to be screened at the 73rd Berlin International FilmFestival's Generation Kplus, a competitive program that screens state-of-the-art international cinema.This is the first such price decline in seven years, said Chen Jin, an analyst with Beacon.

LAURA (2023-01-24). Abortion Saved My Life Banners Appear Across Bay Area Freeways. indybay.org Banners declaring "Abortion Saved My Life" emblazon freeways across 5 Bay Area cities. Protest against anti-abortion, far-right agenda in SF today, Jan 21, at noon.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-24). Confirman marcha para exigir renuncia de la presidenta de Perú. telesurtv.net Estudiantes, campesinos, indígenas y otros grupos populares anunciaron que comenzarán a concentrarse a partir de las 16H00 hora local (21H00 GMT) en la Plaza 2 de Mayo.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-24). Hungría rechaza medidas coercitivas contra Rusia en materia nuclear. telesurtv.net El canciller hungaro expresó la esperanza de que Europa no se precipitará más hacia un callejón sin salida en términos de economía, política y seguridad.

Lyn Neeley, Toni Arenstein (2023-01-24). A pesar del bloqueo/ El sistema sanitario cubano es extraordinario. workers.org El día que la 51 ™ Brigada Venceremos partió hacia Cuba, el 27 de diciembre de 2022, unas 262 personas murieron en Estados Unidos a causa del COVID-19. De los 11 millones de habitantes de Cuba, sólo 30 dieron positivo por COVID-19 ese mismo día. Destacados científicos del laboratorio farmacéutico cubano . . . |

Mark Gruenberg, John Wojcik (2023-01-24). Las grandes empresas están detrás de la toma de la Cámara por la extrema derecha. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—El hecho de que los republicanos fascistas de derecha hayan podido hacerse cargo de una de las dos cámaras del Congreso es el resultado del fuerte respaldo que han recibido de las principales corporaciones y sus cabilderos. Desmiente la proposición de que se puede contar con las grandes empresas como un aliado confiable o incluso …

Alejandro Marcó del Pont (2023-01-24). Cooperación y gobernanza en un mundo fragmentado. globalizacion.ca La filantropía puede asumir riesgos que otros no asumen ni asumirán (Fundación Rockefeller) | El Foro Económico Mundial, también llamado Foro de Davos, es el coloquio que agrupa a los dueños del mundo. Ellos imponen año atrás año el último grito…

Manuel Aguilar Mora (2023-01-24). Los diez días de 2023 que AMLO nunca olvidará. globalizacion.ca " øCómo veo este año? Lo veo con mucho optimismo". Fue la respuesta del presidente Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) a la pregunta que le hicieron en su primera mañanera del año. Una declaración que no podía haber sido más contradictoria…

Staff (2023-01-24). øCuáles son los documentos que se debatirán en la Cumbre de la CELAC? cubadebate.cu La viceministra de Relaciones Exteriores, Anayansi Rodríguez Camejo, comentó al Equipo de Comunicación de la Presidencia de la República que, si bien hubo una antesala de este momento, que incluyó debates online de los coordinadores, este lunes ocurrió el encuentro presencial para culminar la negociación sobre los comunicados especiales que se deben adoptar durante la VII Cumbre de la CELAC.

Staff (2023-01-24). Apuntes antes del Clásico (III). cubadebate.cu Si algo preocupa a muchos rumbo al V Clásico Mundial es que Cuba pueda desplegar una ofensiva que apoye la fortaleza de su picheo. En los últimos eventos internacionales, la producción de carreras ha sido el punto más débil. Sobre el tema conversamos con Osmani Urrutia, Alfredo Despaigne y Yoelkis Guibert.

Staff (2023-01-24). La hora del recuento y de la marcha unida. cubadebate.cu Cubadebate regala a sus lectores una pequeña joya del pensamiento de Martí, como homenaje al más grande de los cubanos en el año del aniversario 170 de su natalicio y como llamado a hacer el bien, bajo el amparo ético y humanista que nos legó el Héroe Nacional. También les recordamos algunos momentos de la vida de Martí un día como hoy.

Staff (2023-01-24). Goleada de escándalo del PSG en la Copa de Francia. cubadebate.cu París Saint Germain no tuvo ningún inconveniente para lograr la victoria en los 16avos de final de la Copa de Francia, después de que derrotó 7-0 al Pays de Cassel. Kylian Mbappé fue el hombre del encuentro, después de que anotó cinco goles y con ello simplemente el cuadro parisino se dio un festín.

Staff (2023-01-24). Ana de Armas, "Argentina, 1985" y "Pinocho" de Guillermo del Toro entre los nominados a Premios àìscar 2023. cubadebate.cu "Todo en todas partes al mismo tiempo", con 11 nominaciones, "Los espíritus de la isla" y la alemana "Sin novedad en el frente" lideran las nominaciones a los àìscar 2023, en las que la cubana Ana de Armas aparece en la categoría de mejor actriz y "Argentina, 1985" en la de mejor filme internacional.

Staff (2023-01-24). Díaz-Canel a tiktoker argentino: Ante la verdadera naturaleza del Imperio, seguir defendiendo los postulados martianos (+ Video). cubadebate.cu En encuentro con el tiktoker Bruno Lonatti, el presidente cubano abordó recientes declaraciones de la jefa del Comando Sur sobre América Latina. "Tenemos que aprender, discerniendo bien dónde están la verdadera naturaleza y el verdadero interés del Imperio (… ) Martí nos convocó a mantener unidas a nuestras naciones, concepto que es tan universal como Nuestra América".

Staff (2023-01-24). Estados Unidos: Más documentos confidenciales fuera de lugar, ahora en la residencia de Mike Pence. cubadebate.cu El abogado de Mike Pence informó que fueron localizados documentos confidenciales en la casa del exvicepresidente estadounidense la pasada semana. En los últimos meses hubo hallazgos similares en la residencia del expresidente Donald Trump y en el despacho privado que usó Joe Biden en el periodo que estuvo fuera de la política activa (2017-2020).

Staff (2023-01-24). La Celac es una obra de todos, fortalecerla es una necesidad impostergable (+ Video). cubadebate.cu La Celac es una obra de todos. Fortalecerla constituye una necesidad impostergable y un deber compartido para lograr la unidad e integración de lo que Martí llamó Nuestra América. Cuba ha ratificado reiteradamente, pero no sobra decirlo hoy, el apoyo y la más firme solidaridad con los legítimos gobiernos de Venezuela, Nicaragua y Bolivia, sometidos a persistentes intentos de desestabilización.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-24). Argentina y Brasil acuerdan fortalecer relación bilateral. telesurtv.net Ambos mandatarios se reunieron al margen de la Cumbre de la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños que tiene por sede a Buenos Aires.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-24). Pueblo Wayúu realiza paro por crisis humanitaria en Colombia. telesurtv.net Los indígenas buscan llamar la atención del Gobierno de Gustavo Petro y las autoridades locales frente a la crisis humanitaria que vive la población de esa comunidad.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-24). Venezolanos exigen fin de las medidas coercitivas de EE.UU. telesurtv.net El mandatario venezolano explicó que el pueblo mantiene vivo el espíritu rebelde del 23 de enero que salió a las calles para lograr la democracia.

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2023-01-24). Renuncia secretario anticorrupción de Ecuador tras escándalo. telesurtv.net La dimisión se produce luego de que a inicios del presente mes saliera a la luz pública el caso conocido como Encuentro.

teleSUR, JCM, JGN (2023-01-24). Conoce qué es la Educación inclusiva y de calidad. telesurtv.net Para la Unesco, la educación inclusiva es la mejor solución para un sistema escolar que debe responder a las necesidades de todos sus alumnos.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-24). Presidente de Argentina inaugura VII Cumbre de la Celac. telesurtv.net El mandatario Alberto Fernández pide que la Celac alce la voz contra los bloqueos a Cuba y Venezuela. | Al pronunciar el discurso, Fernández…

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-24). Pakistán sufre un apagón masivo por una falla técnica. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con el ministro de Energía, Khurrum Dastagir, no se trata de una crisis grave, y que el Ministerio ya ha empezado a restablecer algunas estaciones de la red.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-24). Moscú afirma que Occidente está cerca de una guerra real con Rusia. telesurtv.net El ministro ruso de Asuntos Exteriores, Serguéi Lavrov, afirmó que el conflicto entre Moscú y Occidente ya no puede definirse como una "guerra híbrida"

teleSUR, lvm, JGN (2023-01-24). Confirman 47 feminicidios en Paraguay durante 2022. telesurtv.net El Observatorio de la Mujer de Paraguay puntualizó que entre los años 2019 y 2022 se registraron en el país un total de 143 muertes violentas de mujeres.

teleSUR, lvm, JGN (2023-01-24). Disminuye actividad sísmica en Ahuachapán, El Salvador. telesurtv.net Además de los dos sismos de magnitud superior a 5, el ente salvadoreño comunicó que se han contabilizado 257 eventos.

teleSUR, odr, MER (2023-01-24). Gobierno de Bolivia confirma desescalada de sexta ola de Covid-19. telesurtv.net En la semana epidemiológica 3 de 2023 fueron notificados 2.836 contagios menos que la anterior.

teleSUR, odr, MER (2023-01-24). ONU insta a unir esfuerzos para acabar con emergencia oceánica. telesurtv.net El secretario general de la ONU afirmó que si trabajan juntos como uno solo es posible "ganar la carrera" contra la emergencia en los océanos.

teleSUR, odr, MER (2023-01-24). Panamá registra 789 nuevos contagios de Covid-19 en una semana. telesurtv.net Panamá acumula un total de 1.029.061 casos confirmados de la enfermedad, mientras que la cifra de decesos aumentó a 8.594.

Víctor Arrogante (2023-01-24). Crisis humanitarias y hambrunas. globalizacion.ca El recrudecimiento de los conflictos en todo el mundo hace que las crisis humanitarias crezcan, por lo que es necesario que aumenten los fondos públicos para afrontarlas. Las hambrunas aparecen al no poseer suficientes alimentos y recursos para proveerlos, produciéndose…

Daniel Kersffeld (2023-01-24). Perú en la encrucijada geopolítica. globalizacion.ca El 16 de diciembre, Antony Blinken, secretario de Estado del gobierno de Joe Biden, se comunicó con la presidenta de Perú Dina Boluarte. Además de brindarle su respaldo a la nueva gobernante luego de la traumática salida de Pedro Castillo…

Staff (2023-01-24). Abogados estadounidenses exigen a Biden la eliminación de Cuba de la lista de Estados patrocinadores del terrorismo. cubadebate.cu En la misiva, los 160 profesionales firmantes destacan su preocupación por la continua presencia del país caribeño en ese listado, pese a la ausencia de argumento legal o moral, así como el rechazo de líderes internacionales y de organizaciones de la sociedad civil estadounidense.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-24). Venezuela envía a su canciller a la VII Cumbre de la Celac. telesurtv.net El Gobierno denunció un plan elaborado por la derecha neofascista para llevar a cabo una serie de agresiones en contra de la delegación encabezada por el presidente Maduro.

Staff (2023-01-24). Lula y Alberto Fernández relanzan relaciones bilaterales y dan impulso a proyecto de moneda común. cubadebate.cu En un largo encuentro en Buenos Aires, los presidentes de Argentina y Brasil definieron una nueva etapa en las relaciones bilaterales y abordaron temas relativos al lawfare, Mercosur, la recuperación de Unasur y el desarrollo de una moneda común, de nombre sugerido Sur.

reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2023-01-24). México_UniTierra Oaxaca: Una conversación con Gustavo Esteva (2007). indybay.org México_UniTierra Oaxaca: | Una conversación con Gustavo Esteva (2007) | sobre acciones colectivas y comunicación…

Staff (2023-01-24). UNE prevé afectaciones en el servicio eléctrico durante el día y la noche este martes. cubadebate.cu Para este martes, la Unión Eléctrica prevé afectaciones en el servicio durante el horario diurno, con una máxima afectación de 450 MW. Para el pico nocturno, estima una disponibilidad de 2 289 MW y una demanda máxima de 2 800 MW, para un déficit de 511 MW y afectación de 581 MW.

teleSUR, rzr, DRL (2023-01-24). Movimiento popular aboga por la integración en cumbre de Celac. telesurtv.net La unidad regional es una condición esencial para alcanzar la verdadera independencia y consolidar a la región como una zona de paz.

teleSUR- hvh, JCM (2023-01-24). Fiscalía alemana acusa de alta traición a presuntos golpistas. telesurtv.net Según los fiscales, el grupo perseguía el fin de "desencadenar una guerra civil en Alemania mediante la violencia".

teleSUR, jaa, MER (2023-01-24). Reportan dos muertos tras tiroteo en escuela de Iowa, EE.UU. telesurtv.net La policía ha detenido, hasta el momento, a unos tres sospechosos por este hecho.

Emir Sader (2023-01-24). øQué Lula llega a la Argentina? globalizacion.ca Hay muchos Lulas en el mismo Lula y este viaje es muy especial. Visita Argentina por primera vez en este tercer mandato como presidente de Brasil. Como lo ha hecho hace exactamente 20 años para dar un abrazo histórico a…

Peter Koenig (2023-01-24). Perú: øAsediado por EE.UU., la CIA y el Foro Económico Mundial? globalizacion.ca El presidente de Perú, Pedro Castillo , socialista del partido "Perú Libre" ("Perú Libre"), fue elegido en las elecciones generales de Perú el 11 de abril de 2021. Ganó las elecciones con un margen de menos del 1%; y fue…

Atilio A. Boron (2023-01-24). El relanzamiento de la CELAC. globalizacion.ca La Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (CELAC), fue creada en Caracas entre los días 2 y 3 de diciembre de 2011 en el marco de la III ™ Cumbre de América Latina y el Caribe sobre Integración y Desarrollo (CALC)…

Staff (2023-01-24). Díaz-Canel: "Vamos a estar juntos, luchando por esta Patria grande" cubadebate.cu Casi a las puertas de la VII Cumbre de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (CELAC), el Primer Secretario del Comité Central del Partido Comunista y presidente de la República de Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, sostuvo encuentros con empresarios, intelectuales, cubanos residentes en Argentina, y grupos de solidaridad.

Staff (2023-01-24). Envíanos tu foto en homenaje a Martí. cubadebate.cu Desde La Tira de los Lectores nos sumamos a los festejos por el aniversario 170 del natalicio del más universal de los cubanos. Envíanos tu foto en homenaje a José Martí al correo comentacubadebate@gmail.com y la publicaremos el próximo domingo en nuestro sitio web y redes sociales.

Staff (2023-01-24). Sesiona hoy en Argentina la VII Cumbre de la Celac. cubadebate.cu La VII Cumbre de jefes de Estado y de Gobierno de la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (Celac), inicia sus sesiones este martes 24 de enero en Buenos Aires, Argentina, con el objetivo de profundizar la cooperación y el trabajo articulado en aras de fortalecer la voz de la región en el escenario global y hacer frente a los desafíos comunes.

teleSUR, jaa, JGN (2023-01-24). Paraguay y Brasil pasan a fase final de Copa Sudamericana sub-20. telesurtv.net En el segundo desafío de la fecha Brasil venció a Argentina 3-1 y se coloca segundo del grupo A, a solo un punto de los paraguayos, quienes tienen un choque más.

teleSUR, jaa, MER (2023-01-24). República Dominicana recibe 85.000 dosis de vacuna contra el cólera. telesurtv.net Entre las zonas previstas para la distribución de las vacunas están la Zurza, Capotillo, Simón Bolívar, Villas Agrícola y Villa Liberación.

teleSUR, lvm, MER (2023-01-24). Presidente cubano sostiene reunión con empresarios en Argentina. telesurtv.net El mandatario destacó el interés y potencial para el desarrollo y ampliación de las relaciones económicas y comerciales entre empresas de ambos países.

teleSUR, MER (2023-01-24). Venezuela apoya iniciativa de Brasil y Argentina sobre moneda común para la región. telesurtv.net El jefe de Estado celebró la iniciativa y manifestó "independencia, unión y liberación de América Latina y el Caribe".

teleSUR, odr, JGN (2023-01-24). Colombia recupera 180 piezas arqueológicas precolombinas. telesurtv.net Las piezas constituyen documentos históricos y testimonio del conocimiento y las habilidades de los pueblos originarios.

teleSUR, SH (2023-01-24). Liberan a detenidos durante intervención a Universidad en Perú. telesurtv.net El Ministerio Público dispuso el inicio de diligencias por la presunta comisión de los delitos contra el patrimonio de la Universidad de San Marcos.

teleSUR- hvh, JCM (2023-01-24). Asesinan a líder comunal de Reina Baja en Caquetá, Colombia. telesurtv.net El dirigente fue ultimado en horas de la madrugada del pasado sábado por un grupo desconocido de hombres armados.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-24). Rusia toma el control de la localidad de Krasnopillya en Donestk. telesurtv.net En el marco del avance de las tropas rusas en dos frentes del territorio ucraniano, países europeos están divididos sobre la entrega de tanques al ejército de ese país.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-24). Gobierno francés presenta polémica reforma de pensiones. telesurtv.net Un pilar del programa de campaña de Emmanuel Macron, la reforma de las pensiones, ha estado en el centro de las manifestaciones este mes..

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-24). Rusia rebaja nivel de las relaciones diplomáticas con Estonia. telesurtv.net Es parte de la respuesta a la entrega de Estonia de sus obuses de 155 mm a Ucrania en el contexto del conflicto militar en el este de Europa.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-24). Protestan en varios países por quema del Corán en Suecia. telesurtv.net En Suecia continúan los ecos del político ultraderechista Rasmus Paludan quemando el Corán frente a la Embajada de Turquía en Estocolmo.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-24). Fallecen 10 personas este lunes en tres tiroteos en EE.UU. telesurtv.net El sábado pasado, un sujeto asesinó a 11 personas -la mayoría de origen asiático- en un salón de baile de la ciudad de Monterey Park, California.

teleSUR- hvh, JCM (2023-01-24). Foro Social Mundial regresa a Porto Alegre, Brasil. telesurtv.net Si bien el programa del evento presenta un formato más reducido, se llevarán a cabo más de 1 actividades.

teleSUR- hvh, JCM (2023-01-24). Expresidente de Guatemala àÅlvaro Colom muere a los 71 años. telesurtv.net El ex mandatario padecía desde hace varios años de cáncer de esófago, el cual fue dado a conocer en diciembre de 2020.

teleSUR- hvh, JCM (2023-01-24). Trabajadores británicos de ambulancias realizan nueva huelga. telesurtv.net Los paramédicos exigen al canciller de Hacienda, Jeremy Hunt, proporcionar fondos adicionales del Tesoro a la salud.

teleSUR- hvh, JCM (2023-01-24). Canciller ruso arriba a Sudáfrica en visita de trabajo. telesurtv.net El titular de la diplomacia rusa sostuvo un encuentro con la ministra sudafricana de Asuntos Exteriores, Naledi Pandor.

Staff (2023-01-24). Federación Cubana de Béisbol pospone el anuncio de la selección para el V Clásico Mundial. cubadebate.cu

Staff (2023-01-24). Tasas vigentes en el mercado cambiario cubano este 24 de enero. cubadebate.cu Con el objetivo de mantener informados a sus lectores, Cubadebate comparte las tasas de cambio para diferentes divisas extranjeras vigentes en el mercado cambiario del país este martes 24 de enero.

Anonymous103 (2023-01-23). Military Situation In Bakhmut-Soledar Region On January 23, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue in Bakhmut and its outskirts; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Blahodante; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Krasna Gora; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Debrova; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue in Bilohorivka; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Vesele. |

Anonymous103 (2023-01-23). Military Situation In Donbass On January 23, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue in Bakhmut and its outskirts; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Blahodatne; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Krasna Gora; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Debrova; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue in Mariinka; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue in Bilohorivka; | Clashes between the Rus…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-23). Russian Gains, US Gears Up for Crimea Escalation, US Proxies Strike China/Pakistan in Train Bombing. libya360.wordpress.com Update on Russian-Ukrainian conflict for January 23, 2023 + Pakistan train bombing as part of US proxy war on China. Russian forces are reportedly advancing in Zaporozhye while Ukraine continues losing ground around Bakhmut; Russian pushes in Zaporozhye could be (1) recon in force, (2) extending existing security zone ahead of actual Russian…

_____ (2023-01-23). Brazil And Argentina To Advance South American Currency. popularresistance.org Alberto Fernandez and Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva are preparing to relaunch the strategic alliance between Argentina and Brazil this week in Buenos Aires. | The two will meet for the first presidential meeting between Brazil and Argentina in more than three years. | Immediately after, the VII Summit of CELAC will take place in the same city. The forum that brings together the 33 countries of the Latin American and Caribbean region and which, since last year, has been under the presidency of Argentina. The event will mark the return of Brazil to this mechanism of dialogue and regional consultation. | According to a…

Paulo Cabral (2023-01-23). Aftermath of Jan. 8 Brasilia storming. america.cgtn.com Two weeks after the attack on Brazil's key government buildings in Brasilia, the atmosphere in the country has quieted down. But it's an uneasy calm, as there's great pressure on President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to respond to the attack and hold organizers …

WSWS (2023-01-23). Lula government appoints pro-business officials to Brazil's Ministry of Education. wsws.org As part of the right-wing, pro-corporate program of the Workers Party government, the recent nominations point to a broad attack on teachers and public education in Brazil.

Newsclick (2023-01-23). Mapping Faultlines: The implications of Brazil's failed coup attempt. peoplesdispatch.org NewsClick's Prabir Purkayastha explains the implications of the recent coup in Brazil, including what it means for Lula as he begins his third term as the country's president…

Michael Fox (2023-01-23). Lula's New Government Is Taking Steps to Combat Racism in Brazil. truthout.org On January 1, Brazil's new President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva walked up the ramp to the presidential palace, in front of nearly 200,000 cheering supporters. Traditionally, the new president walks alongside the outgoing leader, who then hands him or her the presidential sash. But former President Jair Bolsonaro left Brazil for Florida two days before the end of his term. So, instead… |

Peoples Dispatch (2023-01-23). Buenos Aires hosts historic meeting of Latin American and Caribbean leaders. peoplesdispatch.org The upcoming VII Summit of Heads of State of CELAC marks the return of Brazil to the regional integration mechanism, and will see the participation of the majority of leaders of the new 'pink tide' in the region…

Lucrecia Franco (2023-01-23). Chinese New Year celebration in Brazil. america.cgtn.com Celebration of the Chinese New Year, the year of the Rabbit, kicked off on Sunday in Rio de Janeiro, where the day has become part of the state's official calendar.

Anonymous765 (2023-01-23). Ukrainian Strategic Defense Lines Bulging At Seams On Donbass Front. southfront.org |

Anonymous103 (2023-01-23). Military Overview: Battle For Maryinka (Video 18+). southfront.org The town of Maryinka located on the western outskirts of the Donetsk city agglomeration remains one of the bloodiest battlefields in the Donbass. The town became one of the main strongholds of the Armed Forces of Ukraine since the Ukrainian military aggression against the population of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions. | Ukrainian nationalists have been holding control of Maryinka for all eight years. From their military positions in the area, Ukrainian servicemen have been shelling civilia…

Shane Quinn (2023-01-23). Rise of Nazism in Interwar Germany: Hitler's Political Rivalry with Ludendorff. globalresearch.ca

Fight Back (2023-01-23). Solidarity with the 19 January general strike of the workers in France, for the defense of their retirement! fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the World Federation of Trade Unions. | The World Federation of Trade Unions, which represents 105 million affiliates in more than 130 countries around the world, expresses its solidarity with the workers of France who are called for a general strike and demonstrations throughout the country on Thursday January 19, 2023 against the Macron government's plan to raise the legal retirement age to 64. | The WFTU recalls that the French Social Security, which is an achievement resulting from the workers' resistance against the Nazi occupation and whic…

____ (2023-01-23). Stop the Violence against the Peruvian People and the Journalists! transcend.org 18 Jan 2023 – We, communicators and journalists (below), repudiate the brutal violence against the Peruvian people by the security forces and the disturbing attacks against journalists and photographers who seek to tell the truth about what is happening in the country.

Dan Collyns (2023-01-23). Peruvian police raid university in Lima. america.cgtn.com Peruvian police raided a university in Lima on Saturday as the political crisis across the country shows no end. According to the Associated Press, the university said the raid took place after protesters "assaulted" security personnel. More than have died over the past …

Staff (2023-01-23). Headlines for January 23, 2023. democracynow.org Suspected Gunman in Killing of 10 at L.A. County Dance Studio Found Dead , Germany Will "Not Stand in the Way" of Shipments of Battle Tanks to Ukraine, Over 200 Arrested as Peruvian Police Violently Raid University in Lima, Rights Groups Decry "Politically Motivated" Charges Against El Salvador Water Defenders , 100,000 March in Tel Aviv to Protest Far-Right Israeli Government , National Grid Failure Leaves 220 Million Without Power Across Pakistan, Canada to Pay $3 Billion to Settle Lawsuit over Residential School Abuses, Burkina Faso's Military Rulers Order French Troops to Depart,…

The Associated Press (2023-01-23). Peru Closes Machu Picchu as Anti-Government Protests Grow. latinorebels.com Peru indefinitely closed its famed ancient ruins of Machu Picchu on Saturday in the latest sign that anti-government protests that began last month are increasingly engulfing the South American country.

Ben Norton (2023-01-23). Peru's Natural Resources: CIA-Linked US Ambassador Meets With Mining and Energy Ministers to Talk 'Investments'. orinocotribune.com By Ben Norton Jan 19, 2023 | Peru has large reserves of copper, gold, zinc, silver, lead, iron, and natural gas. After a coup overthrew left-wing President Pedro Castillo, the US ambassador, CIA veteran Lisa Kenna, met with mining and energy ministers to discuss "investments". Europe is importing Peruvian LNG to replace Russian energy. | The US ambassador in Peru, Lisa Kenna, is a CIA veteran who supported a

Abayomi Azikiwe (2023-01-23). Thousands in the Peruvian Capital Demand the Resignation of the Military-backed Regime. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous103 (2023-01-23). Kiev Stores Valuable Western Weapons At Nuclear Power Plants Russian Foreign Intelligence Service. southfront.org On January 23, head of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) claimed that the Ukrainian military is deploying military equipment on the territory of its nuclear power plants. The nuclear facilities are used as warehouses for weapons supplied by the Kiev's Western partners, including HIMARS MLRS etc. | According to Sergei Naryshkin, in the last week of December, "several wagons with deadly cargo" were delivered to the Rivne NPP, which is located in the city of Varash in western…

americanthinker (2023-01-23). Did Hunter use classified documents as part of his Ukraine business dealings? americanthinker.com Miranda Devine makes a good argument that he did.

Staff (2023-01-23). US Vows to 'Step Up its Game' in Latin America (+Weapons for Ukraine). orinocotribune.com

Staff (2023-01-23). EU adds another half billion in military aid for Ukraine war. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com UkrinformJanuary 23, 2023 EU approves EUR 0M in military aid to Ukraine The EU Foreign Affairs Council has reached a political agreement on another tranche of military aid to Ukraine worth EUR 0 million under the European Peace Facility. The EU foreign ministers also approved EUR 45 million for the EU's military training mission for …

Will Porter (2023-01-23). US to Transfer Seized Russian Assets to Ukraine. globalresearch.ca

Stephen R. Shalom, Dan La Botz (2023-01-23). What Are the Lessons of Vietnam for Ukraine Today? fpif.org As the left did in nearly all earlier cases of struggles for colonial liberation, so in this one too it should stand with the liberation movement.

Eric Zuesse (2023-01-23). U.S. Now Considering to Invade Russia: NYT. dissidentvoice.org An obliquely-written news-report in the New York Times on January 18th headlined "U.S. Warms to Helping Ukraine Target Crimea" and subheaded "The Biden administration is considering the argument that Kyiv needs the power to strike at the Ukrainian peninsula annexed by Russia in 2014." It reported that, "the Biden administration is finally starting to concede …

Philip Kraske (2023-01-23). The War in Ukraine Will End with a Bang. Soon. globalresearch.ca

infobrics (2023-01-23). Situation for Kiev is "very, very difficult" — US top general. infobrics.org US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley does not believe in a Ukrainian victory any time soon.

____ (2023-01-23). Proxy War: US Announces Massive $2.5 Billion Weapons Package for Ukraine. transcend.org 19 Jan 2023 – The package will include more Bradley armored vehicles and for the first time, Stryker armored vehicles.

Staff (2023-01-23). Will 2023 Be the Year of Backfiring Sanctions for the Overstretched US Empire? youtube.com The year 2022 was defined by the war in Ukraine, the expansion of NATO, and continued encirclement of China as the U.S. prepares for "great power conflict." But the US empire is so overstretched, that sanctions have become the favorite form of warfare— to disrupt and isolate many countries at once. Could they backfire in …

news.un (2023-01-23). Ukraine war disrupts education for more than five million children: UNICEF. news.un.org Eleven months of war in Ukraine have disrupted education for more than five million boys and girls, the UN agency for children, UNICEF, said on Tuesday, calling for increased support to ensure they can continue to learn.

Anonymous103 (2023-01-23). Warsaw Considered The Possibility Of Dividing Ukraine In February 2022. southfront.org | On January 23, former Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski revealed that Warsaw considered the option of dividing Ukraine in the initial stage of Russia's special military operation. | The Polish official did not provide any other details. Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has already attempted to refute Sikorski's words."I think there was a moment of hesitation in the first ten days of the war, when we all did not know how it would go, and perhaps Ukraine would collapse," the for…

americanthinker (2023-01-23). Putin threatens use of nukes if weapons continue to be delivered to Ukraine. americanthinker.com World War III looms larger as a real possibility today.

_____ (2023-01-23). The Most Egregious Mistake. strategic-culture.org The U.S. government is hostage to its financial hegemony in a way that is rarely fully understood. | It is the miscalculation of this era — one that may begin the collapse of dollar primacy, and therefore, global compliance with U.S. political demands, too. But its most grievous content is that it corners the U.S. into promoting dangerous Ukrainian escalation against Russia directly (i.e. Crimea). | Washington dares not — indeed cannot — yield on dollar primacy, the ultimate signifier for 'American decline'. And so the U.S. government is hostage to its financial hegemony in a way that is rarely…

____ (2023-01-23). U.S. Mercenaries in Ukraine Are Fighting Each Other in Court. transcend.org 20 Jan 2023 – Amid accusations of fraud and sexual misconduct, the U.S. military vets founders of the high-profile Mozart Group are waging a personal war back home.

Staff (2023-01-23). Germany won't block tanks to Ukraine, French tanks may follow. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Deutsche WelleJanuary 22, 2023 Germany will not keep Poland from sending tanks to Ukraine German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock said Berlin would not stand in the way if Poland decides to send Leopard tanks to Ukraine. French President Emmanuel Macron did not rule out sending heavy tanks to Ukraine. Germany would not stand in the …

____ (2023-01-23). US Installs New Nukes in Europe: As Destructive as 83 Hiroshima Bombs. transcend.org 20 Jan 2023 – As if the 100 billion dollars that the United States has so far provided to Ukraine in both weapons and aid were not enough, the US has now started to install in Europe its brand new, more destructive nuclear warheads.

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2023-01-23). There is a Country that Receives $100 Million in Military Aid per Year from the Biden Administration While It Engages in Ethnic Cleansing and Literally Tries to Starve Another People to Death. covertactionmagazine.com Not surprisingly, the main motive for the military aid is oil. The Biden administration's hypocrisy knows no bounds when it comes to human rights. Nearly every day, we hear pious condemnations of Russia and China for their human rights abuses—whether in Ukraine or toward the Uyghurs—and sermons about how the U.S. has to fight a …

_____ (2023-01-23). Scott Ritter: NATO Is a Suicide Pill for the World… Pray That Russia Wins. strategic-culture.org Former Marine Corps officer Scott Ritter says the U.S.-led NATO military alliance is driving the war in Ukraine with the ultimate objective of defeating Russia. | The conflict is not about defending Ukraine as the Western media would tell us, it is and always has been about defeating Russia. | NATO is already now in a direct war with Russia and Russia has every right to strike targets in NATO countries like Germany and Poland that are acting as logistical centers in the supply of munitions to Ukraine. | Washington and its NATO allies are recklessly raising the stakes of military victory or defeat, rather than…

Global Research News (2023-01-23). Selected Articles: The Whole of Europe Turned Into a Battlefield. globalresearch.ca By The Federation of American Scientists confirms in January the news given by Grandangolo in December 2022 based on a U.S. Air Force document: the C-17A …

_____ (2023-01-23). Can Serbia Survive EU's Economic Ultimatum? strategic-culture.org By Branko MILANOVIC | (I am writing this article in English although my main audience is in Serbia. But I am doing it also because very few people in the world, preoccupied by other world crises, such as the war in Ukraine, US-China issues, covid and the like, know what is happening in the Balkans and what is the nature of the EU game there.) | The current EU ultimatum, delivered three days ago, to Serbia and Kosovo, whose exact content is unpublished (at the request of the EU delegation) is the result of more than 20 years of frustrations in the relations between EU and Serbia (and also between EU and Kosovo). T…

Kyle Anzalone (2023-01-23). Germany: Ukraine Losing Hundreds of Soldiers Every Day. news.antiwar.com The German foreign intelligence service assesses that Kiev is losing a "three-digit number" of soldiers daily, according to a report in Der Spiegel. Berlin informed politicians of the assessment during a secret meeting this week. Germany's Federal Intelligence Service (BND) is "alarmed" by the high number of losses Ukraine is suffering. The report says Berlin …

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-23). Lavrov Says the West's 'Hybrid War' on Russia Becoming a 'Real War'. news.antiwar.com In South Africa on Monday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said the conflict in Ukraine is no longer a "hybrid war" between Russia and the West but is turning into a "real war." At a press conference with his South African counterpart, Lavrov said the Western had been preparing a "war" against Russia for a …

Connor Freeman (2023-01-23). Nations Push to Break German Stalemate Over Sending Tanks to Ukraine. news.antiwar.com Over the weekend, other NATO members' pressure on Berlin continued to mount while bipartisan American lawmakers have issued demands that Washington lead by example and send its own heavy tanks to Ukraine. The lawmakers highlighted the influence such a move could have in convincing other allies to send heavy tanks to Kiev "in lock step" …

Anonymous103 (2023-01-23). US Extends 101st Airborne Deployment in Southeastern Romania. southfront.org Soldiers from the 101st have been conducting drills near the Ukrainian border | Originally published by The Pentagon has decided to The US currently has about 4,000 member…

Staff (2023-01-23). NATO chief: "Weapons are the way to peace" youtube.com The Grayzone's Max Blumenthal and Aaron Mate cover NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg's comment at the World Economic Forum that "weapons are the way to peace," and discuss Washington's latest mad plans for escalating the Ukraine proxy war — even at the price of nuclear conflict. Support our original journalism at Patreon: patreon.com/grayzone ||| The Grayzone …

infobrics (2023-01-23). West hopes to drag Belarus into war with Ukraine. infobrics.org Ukraine is unlikely to instigate direct Western intervention by provoking Belarus into conflict.

Prof. Anatol Lieven (2023-01-23). Germans Remain Adamantly Opposed to Sending Any Leopard Tanks to Ukraine. globalresearch.ca

Ryan Black (2023-01-23). 'Global Catastrophe' Coming If West Keeps Arming Ukraine. progressivehub.net KENNY STANCIL | COMMON DREAMS…

thecommunists (2023-01-23). Communists condemn cancellation of WPB anti-Nato meeting by Conway Hall. thecommunists.org The Workers Party of Britain is due to hold a public meeting on 25 February in central London against Nato's war in Ukraine. The original meeting venue was lost when St Pancras Church pulled the rug out from under the organisers on the lamest of excuses. Now it has happened again, with Conway Hall's management …

Isheka N. Harrison (2023-01-23). Top Russian Defense Minister: If We Lose in Ukraine, Could Provoke Nukes, World War 3. moguldom.com Dmitry Medvedev, Russia's former president and prime minister, said the federal republic could use nuclear weapons if it loses the war to Ukraine. "The loss of a nuclear power in a conventional war can provoke the outbreak of a nuclear war," Medvedev wrote in a Telegram, according to a translation by CNN. "Nuclear powers do not lose …

Anonymous103 (2023-01-23). Military Situation In Syria On January 23, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org On January 23, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 3 times: 1 in Idlib province, 1 in Aleppo province, 1 in Latakia province; | On January 23, an SAA serviceman was killed in the Nayrab area in Idlib province; | On January 23, the Russian Military Police and Turkish forces conducted a joint patrol on the outskirts of Ain al-Arab; | On January 23, Gen. Ali Mahmoud Abbas, the Minister of Defense of Syria m…

infobrics (2023-01-23). Russia preparing new plan to end war while Pentagon wants it 'well into 2024'. infobrics.org Despite its refusal to commit more advanced heavy armor and repeated insistence that its European allies and vassals do this, the US wants the hostilities to last for as long as possible.

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-23). Russia Says Still No Date Set on New START Talks With US. news.antiwar.com Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said Monday that there are still no dates set for talks between the US and Russia on the last remaining nuclear arms control treaty between the two powers, known as New START. The US and Russia were set to meet on the treaty in November, but Russia postponed the …

Peoples Dispatch (2023-01-23). Iran warns of retaliatory measures if EU member countries designate IRGC a terrorist organization. peoplesdispatch.org Last week, the European parliament adopted a resolution asking member countries to designate the IRGC a terrorist organization over its alleged "terrorist activities, suppression of protests, and supplying of drones to Russia"

americanthinker (2023-01-23). The festering rot at the FBI seems bigger and deeper than we ever guessed. americanthinker.com It's almost unbelievable what a former FBI agent who was involved in the Russia collusion hoax allegedly did to earn a little extra money on the side.

____ (2023-01-23). Promoting Falsehoods and Marginalizing Truth-Tellers. transcend.org 17 Jan 2023 – WaPo's Revelations about Russiagate Reporting Failures Typify Legacy Media Failures…

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2023-01-23). Russia Vows to Retaliate After Paris Freezes Bank Accounts of RT's French Subsidiary. orinocotribune.com Russia says it will take retaliatory measures against a move by France to freeze the bank accounts of Russia Today's French offshoot, RT France. | "The blocking of RT France accounts will lead to retaliatory measures against the French media in Russia," Russia's TASS and RIA Novosti news agencies quoted an unnamed Russian Foreign Ministry source as saying on Saturday. | The measure "will be remembered," the source added, denouncing Paris for "terrorizing Russian journalists." | RT France, which had been already banned from broadcasting, announced closure of its accounts across the French banking system on Friday.

Anonymous103 (2023-01-23). The Evidence on Whether the Anti-Russian Sanctions Are Succeeding. southfront.org The evidence on whether the anti-Russian sanctions are succeeding: highlights from Putin's year-in-review's 'meeting on economic issues' and evidence confirming this in the international exchange-rate data | Written by Given that The West's sanctions against Russia are intended to harm Russia's economy, Russia's President Vladimir Putin's January 17th…

Ramzy Baroud (2023-01-23). Missing story about power: Strong militaries equal weak societies. peoplesworld.org The Global Firepower ranking was published on January 6. The annual report classifies the world's strongest militaries based on over 60 factors, including size, spending and technological advancements. The report, which placed the United States military on top, followed by Russia, China, India and the UK, raised more questions than answers, with some accusing GFP, …

Kester Kenn Klomegah (2023-01-23). Russia Targets Africa to Boost Military Arms Sales. Russia's Strategic Foothold? globalresearch.ca

infobrics (2023-01-23). Why Trade Settlement in Indian Rupee Is Important for Russia. infobrics.org Russia using Indian rupee trade mechanism will increase the volumes of products that New Delhi supplies to Moscow…

Zero Hedge (2023-01-23). CIA Chief Gave Zelensky a Personal Intel Briefing in Secret Meeting. globalresearch.ca

infobrics (2023-01-23). Currency Localisation Set to Doost Egypt as Part of Brics' New Development Bank. infobrics.org Forced to adopt a floating exchange rate to secure a $3bn bailout from the IMF, the country's currency has come under severe pressure…

infobrics (2023-01-23). South Korea increasingly aligned with US Indo-Pacific goals, discussing nuclearization. infobrics.org With an American green light for a nuclear option, the updated THAAD and now an embrace of the Indo-Pacific concept, Seoul is in a confrontation course with Beijing.

infobrics (2023-01-23). South Africa: BRICS Mulling New Payment System to Ditch Dollar Control. infobrics.org South African Foreign Minister Naledi Pandor divulges that "we have always been concerned at the fact that there is a dominance of the dollar and that we do need to look at an alternative"

WSWS (2023-01-23). Ex-Australian Labor MP joins anti-immigrant One Nation. wsws.org Mihailuk's turn to the anti-immigrant and anti-welfare party founded by Senator Pauline Hanson in 1997 is not unprecedented. She is following the footsteps of ex-federal Labor Party leader Mark Latham.

Staff (2023-01-23). NATO activating space war center in France. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOAllied Command TransformationJanuary 20, 2023 One More Step for NATO's Space Centre of Excellence The signing ceremony for Operational Memorandum of Understanding of the NATO-accredited Space Centre of Excellence recently took place at the French Ministry of Defence in Paris, France. This event is both the commencement of the NATO Space Centre of Excellence's journey …

Staff (2023-01-23). Canada contributes to NATO's war effort in Europe. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com CBCJanuary 22, 2023 HMCS Fredericton leaves Halifax on 6-month NATO mission HMCS Fredericton left Halifax harbour on Sunday for a six-month deployment in Europe in support of NATO operations. The ship, with 256 sailors on board, left at 2 p.m. AT to participate in Operation Reassurance. *** Operation Reassurance began nine years ago and has …

Ningshun Chen, Max Delafosse-Brown (2023-01-23). Corporate developers target Philly's Chinatown for destruction with new arena. liberationnews.org A broad movement to fight back and save the neighborhood has emerged in the months since the arena proposal first became public.

rqorinoco (2023-01-23). Operation Gladio as a New Form of Confrontation Between F. Gàºlen and R. Erdogan. orinocotribune.com By Alexandr Svaranc Jan 1, 2022 | Over the past 20 years of the new century, for various reasons, relations within the NATO alliance have undergone certain transformations. It should be acknowledged that after the collapse of the Warsaw Pact and the USSR, for some time the threat of nuclear confrontation between the leading powers was lessened. However, this state of global détente did not bring stability to the world, and this was due not only to persistent local conflicts but also to the involvement of major world players. First and foremost, it was owing to the US policy of expanding the NATO military bl…

Staff (2023-01-23). NATO Enhanced Opportunity Partners Georgia, Sweden tighten military relation. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Georgia Ministry of DefenseJanuary 23, 2023 The Minister of Defense of Georgia discussed issues of bilateral cooperation with his Swedish counterpart The Minister of Defense of Georgia talked to his Swedish counterpart about issues of strengthening bilateral cooperation in the field of defense. Juansher Burchuladze congratulated Paul Johnson on his appointment as Minister of Defense …

rqorinoco (2023-01-23). Operation "Gladio" as a New Form of Confrontation Between F. Gàºlen and R. Erdogan. orinocotribune.com By Alexandr Svaranc, Jan 1, 2022 | Over the past 20 years of the new century, for various reasons, relations within the NATO alliance have undergone certain transformations. It should be acknowledged that after the collapse of the Warsaw Pact and the USSR, for some time the threat of nuclear confrontation between the leading powers was lessened. However, this state of global détente did not bring stability to the world, and this was due not only to persistent local conflicts but also to the involvement of major world players. First and foremost, it was owing to the US policy of expanding the NATO military bloc in…

Luis Chirino (2023-01-23). Cuba welcomes Chinese New Year. america.cgtn.com Havana's Chinatown and its Chinese community are welcoming in the Year of the Rabbit with cultural celebrations this weekend. The festivities are part of the close relationship between the two countries.

____ (2023-01-23). The Occident Is Now Militarising Itself to Death for a Second Time. transcend.org May Others Learn to Avoid That Fate – If we survive the demise of the global US Empire and concomitantly of NATO, a new much more balanced, multipolar, cooperative and peaceful world becomes thinkable, desirable and possible.

Staff (2023-01-23). Nigeria, Gulf of Guinea: U.S., NATO allies launch 32-nation naval exercise. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa / U.S. Sixth FleetJanuary 23, 2023 Exercise Obangame Express 2023 kicks off in Lagos, Nigeria Obangame Express (OE23), the largest multinational maritime exercise in Western and Central Africa, kicked off its 12th year with 32 participating nations, Jan. 23, 2023. The exercise, hosted in Lagos, Nigeria, will feature both …

Chris Walker (2023-01-23). Ruben Gallego Announces Senate Run Against Kyrsten Sinema in 2024. truthout.org United States Rep. Ruben Gallego, a Democrat from Arizona, announced on Monday morning that he will be running for U.S. Senator in hopes of ousting incumbent independent Sen. Kyrsten Sinema in the 2024 general election. Sinema, who was formerly a Democrat but changed her party affiliation in December, has not yet announced whether she will be seeking reelection. In his campaign video announcement… |

Anonymous103 (2023-01-23). Erdogan Tells Sweden: Don't Expect To Join NATO After Quran Burning Incident. southfront.org It seems the weekend Quran burning controversy in Stockholm was the straw that broke the camel's back. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued some definitive sounding comments on Monday saying that "Sweden should not expect support from us for NATO." | On Saturday anti-Turkey demonstrations in the Swedish capital included an incident where a copy of the Quran was burned in front of the Turkish embassy. The Quran-burning has enraged Turkish officials, especially coming off of an…

Robert Reich (2023-01-23). On the Question: Should Biden Run Again? commondreams.org

| Reports that Justice Department investigators on Friday seized more than a half-dozen documents, some of them classified, from President Biden's residence in Wilmington, Delaware — including documents from his time as a senator and others from his time as vice president — have shaken Washington, worrying some Democrats about Biden's viability as a candidate in 2024. | The imminent departure of Ron Klain, Biden's chief of staff, is also being read as a sign that Biden and his administration are turning a corner — reviving questions about whether our 80-year-old president should run ag…

_____ (2023-01-23). Erdogan — "Europe's Sick Man"?… journal-neo.org As the date of the Turkish presidential elections approaches, the contours of outside interference in Turkish society become clearer. In the first month of 2023, John Bolton, former national security adviser to US President Donald Trump, said that if incumbent Turkish President Recep Erdogan remains in power, the question of suspending Turkey's membership in NATO …

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-23). Erdogan Says Turkey Won't Support Sweden's NATO Bid Over Protest. news.antiwar.com Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday said that Sweden should not expect support from Ankara on its NATO bid in response to anti-Islam protests that took place in Sweden over the weekend. Demonstrators burned Qurans in front of the Turkish embassy on Saturday, and Erdogan said Stockholm should not have allowed the protests to …

Staff (2023-01-23). NATO integrates unmanned systems for "naval combat of the future" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Thales Confirms Interoperability Of Its MCM Solutions With NATO Navies During the NATO Dynamic Messenger 2022 exercise, held last September in Portugal, Thales confirmed the interoperability of its MiMap and M-Cube command and control (C2) mine countermeasure system with other industry components and NATO standards. Thales press releaseJanuary 20, 2023 Dynamic Messenger is the first …

Staff (2023-01-23). Kosovo police shoot at Serb civilians, wound one. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com B92January 23, 2023 ROSU special forces shot at the Serbs, opened fire on the Serbian vehicle Members of the special police unit of the so-called Kosovo, ROSU, opened fire today at the checkpoint on the Bistrica Bridge on the KM-Leposaviƒá main road. They opened fire at a vehicle carrying two Serbs, Petar Petkoviƒá, director of …

PACBI (2023-01-23). Protests Around the World Urge New PUMA CEO to End Complicity in Israeli Apartheid. bdsmovement.net

Ali Abunimah (2023-01-23). EU says it's anti-Semitic to call Israel an apartheid state. electronicintifada.net Foreign policy chief Josep Borrell dismisses Amnesty International's findings.

Ben Norton (2023-01-23). Exaggerating China's military spending, St. Louis Fed breaks all statistical rules with misleading graph. geopoliticaleconomy.com The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis published a jaw-droppingly misleading graph that portrays China as spending more on its military than the US. In reality, the Pentagon's budget is roughly three times larger.

Binoy Kampmark (2023-01-23). Doltish Ways: Biden's Documents Problem. dissidentvoice.org Through the course of his political life, the current US president has often been injudicious. He has stumbled, bungled and miscalculated. His electoral victory was fortuitous, aided by a number of factors, not least the conduct of his opponent and the murderous gift of a global pandemic. Along with his fellow Democrats, he has made …

Caitlin Johnstone (2023-01-23). There Is Always Hope, And There Is Always Wonder. thealtworld.com Listen to a reading of this article: | I often hear talk of how depressing it is to learn the truth about what's really going on in our society and in our world, including in the comments sections of the places my own writings appear. I'm always being asked for advice on how to keep going on when everything seems so dismal. | This blog has largely functioned as a space where I document the ongoing expansion of my own awareness and understanding of the world and all its ills, an education which I suspect will continue for as long as I have a functioning brain. But to be honest in the six plus years I've been wo…

Michael F. Brown (2023-01-23). Racist rabbi to speak in Florida. electronicintifada.net Ben Packer calls John Wilkes Booth, the assassin of President Abraham Lincoln, a "freedom fighter."

Jeremy Loffredo (2023-01-23). US Africa Leaders Summit promises more exploitation for Africa, record profits for US mining firms. thegrayzone.com Recent deals between US Secretary of State Tony Blinken and African heads of state promise eye-popping profits for US mining multinationals and fewer protections for African laborers "toiling in subhuman conditions" to drive the digital revolution. The US Africa Leaders Summit held this December in Washington DC provided a platform for the Biden administration to advance its agenda across the African continent. With topics ranging from COVID-19 to climate change to "closing the digital divide," to "strengthening democracy," Washington's agenda …

Miko Peled (2023-01-23). Israel's Hysterical Response to "Farha" Proves the Movie's Effectiveness. mintpressnews.com "Farha" doesn't even mention Israel, Jewish people, or Zionism, so why are Israeli officials demanding Netflix drop the movie and calling for a boycott of the streaming service?

Ramzy Baroud (2023-01-23). Strong Militaries, Weak Society: The Missing Story in the Global Firepower Ranking. mintpressnews.com The Global Firepower ranking was published on January 6 and has raised more questions than answers, with some accusing GFP, the organization that compiled it, of being biased, sloppy and highly politicized.

Rania Khalek (2023-01-23). Nickel & Dimed: How Restaurant Lobbyists Scam Workers to Keep Wages Low. thealtworld.com Restaurant workers are being put into food safety courses where the fees then fund the industry's anti-worker lobbying against minimum wage increases. The National Restaurant Association has raised millions over the years through its ownership of ServSafe, the de facto food-safety training course for the industry. | Teo Reyes, Chief Program Officer at ROC United, breaks down the ServSafe scam and the National Restaurant Associations' decades-long fight to prevent minimum wage and subminimum wage increases.

Rania Khalek (2023-01-23). Who's Responsible for Africa's Debt Trap: China or the West? thealtworld.com U.S. politicians and corporate media blame China for debt crises in African countries, yet African governments owe three times more debt to private Western lenders than to China. Furthermore, interest rates on Western private loans are almost double those on Chinese loans. | Tim Jones, Head of Policy at Debt Justice in the UK, explains the reality behind the African debt and how the only just way forward is its cancellation.

_____ (2023-01-23). AARP And The AFL CIO Are Pushing Medicare Disadvantage. popularresistance.org Medicare Disadvantage insurance plans induce seniors by offering advantages that traditional Medicare doesn't offer — like vision and dental coverage. That's the upside. The downside is that when you actually get seriously ill, the disadvantage is that when you get sick, you might not get the coverage you were promised. | Now, about half of all seniors in the United States are in Medicare Disadvantage. The unions should be fighting against the move to privatize Medicare. | Instead of fighting, they are joining with the insurance companies to corporatize Medicare. | The big daddy of unions, the AFL-CIO, is i…

_____ (2023-01-23). The Plague Of Social Isolation. popularresistance.org There is very little to recommend my old gym, other than the low monthly fee, where I worked out nearly every day from 2007 until the pandemic shut it down. The locker rooms were grimy with moldering carpets. There were brown rings around the basins and a thin blackish layer of slime, composed, I suspect, of dead skin, urine, hair, dust, dirt and assorted bacteria on the floor of the shower stalls. To step into the slime without flip flops was to take home athlete's foot and toenail fungus, at the very least. The sauna in the locker room was reportedly listed on a gay pick-up app and attracted pairs of men lookin…

_____ (2023-01-23). Free Summit Explores The Latest In Seed Sharing, Libraries And More. popularresistance.org Are you new to seeding and interested in establishing a seed bank in your neighborhood? Immersed in the seeding world and looking to connect with other folks and deepen your networks? Perhaps you're an agriculturist interested in the intersection of seed lending and food sovereignty. Wherever you fall on the spectrum, you won't want to miss Seeding the Future: The 11th Annual Seed Library Summit. If you're new to seeding, you're in luck! Seeding the Future will host a variety of sessions to get you acquainted with the basics. Our "How to Start a Seed Library" session is a great introductory conversation that will…

_____ (2023-01-23). US Funds 'Independent Journalists' In Cuba To Spread Propaganda. popularresistance.org A former top CIA spy has admitted that the United States funds anti-government propagandists in Cuba who portray themselves as "independent journalists". | Major British newspaper The Guardian spoke with CIA veteran Fulton Armstrong, whom it described as "the US intelligence community's most senior analyst for Latin America from 2000 to 2004". | Armstrong stated that, in Cuba, "a lot of the so-called independent journalists are indirectly funded by the US". | The ex CIA analyst pointed out that, today, the Joe Biden administration bankrolls anti-government opposition forces in Cuba with at least $20 million in an…

_____ (2023-01-23). After Rogue Experiment, Mexico Plans To Ban Geoengineering. popularresistance.org The Mexican government said it will develop a strategy to ban future experimentation with geoengineering, which will also include an information campaign and scientific reports. However, the government did not announce more specific actions. | "Mexico reiterates its unavoidable commitment to the protection and well-being of the population from practices that generate risks to human and environmental security," said the government in a statement. | Geoengineering refers to the act of deliberately changing the Earth's systems to control its climate. | One theoretical proposal has been to spray sulphur particl…

_____ (2023-01-23). 94% Of Forest-Based Carbon Offsets Certified By Leading Global Provider Are 'Phantom Credits'. popularresistance.org Are carbon offsets a useful tool on the road to net zero or simply another form of greenwashing? | A new investigation from The Guardian, Die Zeit and SourceMaterial leads heavily toward the latter conclusion. The report, published Wednesday, found that more than 90 percent of the rainforest offset credits offered by top carbon standard Verra are actually what The Guardian called "phantom credits" that don't actually remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. | "The implications of this analysis are huge," Barbara Haya, who leads the Carbon Trading Project at the University of California, Berkeley, told SourceMat…

_____ (2023-01-23). Emmanuel Macron's Pension Reform Is A Health Hazard. popularresistance.org Demonstrations and strikes began in France on Thursday, January 19, as President Macron pursues his bill to raise the legal retirement age to 64 years. Trade unionists estimate that by noon local time, approximately one million people across the country had taken to the street to oppose the bill. By the end of the day, almost two million people participated in protests in different cities, with 400,000 marching in Paris alone, according to approximations from the General Confederation of Labour (CGT). | Macron's proposal is part of an attempt to adapt the Social Security Finance Bill, a discussion that the French…

____ (2023-01-23). 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.

____ (2023-01-23). 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.

_____ (2023-01-23). On the first steps of the People's Republic of China's updated foreign leadership policy. journal-neo.org One of the most significant outcomes of the CPC's 20th Congress, held at the end of September, and the 1st Plenum of the Central Committee of the ruling party in China, held a month later, was a radical change in personnel, both in the leadership and in the state administration that implements the party's decisions. …

____ (2023-01-23). 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.

____ (2023-01-23). 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.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2023-01-23). "Economic Warfare" Directed against China? The Shanghai "Covid Zero Tolerance Mandate" globalresearch.ca "Covid Tolerance Zero" has contributed to destabilizing Shanghai's financial sector as well as China's buoyant export economy. It has created social havoc for millions of people. The Chinese Government has now acknowledged that is was based on fake science.

Michael T. Klare (2023-01-23). Pentagon No Match for Biggest China Threat: Massive Carbon Emissions. commondreams.org

Given the secrecy typically accorded to the military and the inclination of government officials to skew data to satisfy the preferences of those in power, intelligence failures are anything but unusual in this country's security affairs. In 2003, for instance, President George W. Bush invaded Iraq based on claims — later found to be

Jim Spellman (2023-01-23). Chinese American Museum helps boost China-U.S. people to people exchange. america.cgtn.com The Chinese American Museum in Washington, D.C. features permanent exhibits that tell the stories of the many contributions Chinese people have made to American culture: prominent trailblazers and everyday families. From the formation of the United States straight through to today.

Michael T. Klare (2023-01-23). Pentagon's Report on China Doesn't Say a Word About Threat of Climate Crisis. truthout.org Given the secrecy typically accorded to the military and the inclination of government officials to skew data to satisfy the preferences of those in power, intelligence failures are anything but unusual in this country's security affairs. In 2003, for instance, President George W. Bush invaded Iraq based on claims — later found to be baseless — that its leader, Saddam Hussein… |

WSWS (2023-01-23). Pandemic deaths in China hit 700,000 since end of Zero-COVID policy, according to modeling estimates. wsws.org Revised estimates by British based analytics company Airfinity place cumulative deaths in China at 708,000 deaths since the beginning of December.

____ (2023-01-23). 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.

____ (2023-01-23). 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.

RiseUp4AbortionRights Bay Area (2023-01-23). Saturday 1/21: Protest The So-Called "Walk For Life" & Demand Legal Abortion Nationwide Now! indybay.org 450 Golden Gate Ave, San Francisco | 1: 30 – march from Civic Center Plaza…

Rupen Savoulian (2023-01-23). Britain's royal infighting, the Harry and Meghan soap opera, and imperial delusions. greenleft.org.au The recycled soap opera of English royals tearing strips off each other continues to preoccupy Australian and British audiences, writes Rupen Savoulian.

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-23). US, Israel Launch 'Most Significant' Military Drills in History in Message to Iran. news.antiwar.com On Monday, the US and Israel launched massive military drills, which one Pentagon official speaking to NBC News described as the "most significant exercise between the United States and Israel to date." The drills, dubbed Juniper Oak 23, will last until Friday and will involve about 6,400 US troops, 1,100 Israeli personnel, 142 different types …

Thomas Schwendener (2023-01-23). The Club of Right-Wing Apostles. indybay.org Two chief advisers to Donald Trump have launched a think tank for "global freedom" in Zug. At the founding event, the Swiss U.S. ambassador spoke about the "woke inquisition."

____ (2023-01-23). The Secretive Legal Weapon That Fossil Fuel Interests Use against Climate-Conscious Countries. transcend.org 17 Jan 2023 – Investor-state dispute settlements increasingly allow oil and gas investors to sue countries over their climate policies.

____ (2023-01-23). The WEF and WHO — Are They Running a Death Cult? A WHO/Pharma Controlled Worldwide Tyrannical "Health System" transcend.org 10 Jan 2023 – Let us never let an abject power-hungry non-elected criminal like Klaus Schwab, with his roots in the Third Reich, and his NGO, the World Economic Forum, dominate humanity. May sheer solidarity, togetherness of thought and will power, overcome the pathological objectives of the psychopaths' wish for power and money dominance.

Helen Buyniski (2023-01-23). Incentivizing Censorship: A Snitch in Every Skull. "The Totalitarian Virus" globalresearch.ca

Fight Back (2023-01-23). New York demands freedom for Palestinian prisoners. fightbacknews.org New York, NY — On Saturday January 21, New Yorkers rallied inside Grand Central Station for an emergency action called by Within Our Lifetime and Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network as part of a global week of action. The crowd of 80 people honored the 15 Palestinians killed since the beginning of the New Year and demanded the freedom of all Palestinian prisoners, despite the New York Police Department's attempts to silence the rally. | The action began with chants demanding freedom for Palestine and an end to Zionist occupation. Posters and banners called attention to the specific cases of Ahm…

news.un (2023-01-23). UN rights chief condemns 'cold-blooded killing' of Eswatini human rights lawyer. news.un.org Authorities in Eswatini must launch a probe into the killing of a prominent human rights lawyer gunned down this past weekend, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Tàºrk said on Monday.

WSWS (2023-01-23). Stop the sellout of the University of Illinois Chicago faculty strike! Expand the fight for free public education! wsws.org The International Youth and Students for Social Equality at UIC stands in complete solidarity with the professors as they fight for a decent standard of living and to defend public access to a high quality education.

David Skripac (2023-01-23). "Our Species is Being Genetically Modified": Humanity's March Toward Extinction? Analysis of the Microbiome and Virome. globalresearch.ca This year marks a turning point in human history. For the first time since human civilization began, our species is being genetically modified. Vaccine manufacturers have now made it possible for the human genome to be permanently altered —and humanity's relationship with nature forever changed.

Newswire Editor (2023-01-23). New GOP Majority Aims to Give Away Public Lands & Further Enable Big Oil's Price Gouging. commondreams.org This week, the U.S. House of Representatives takes up legislation pushed by the new MAGA majority that would hamstring the executive branch from counteracting industry price gouging by restricting the President's ability to release oil from the strategic reserves to lower prices, while at the same time making it easier to hand over control of public lands to Big Oil companies. The Strategic Production Response Act, H.R. 21, limits releases of the national reserve to severe interruptions of energy supply that require the government to open more public land and waterways to drilling. The legislation would also a…

Mark Gruenberg (2023-01-23). Massive march in Madison leads women's marches nationwide. peoplesworld.org MADISON, Wis.—A massive march in Madison, Wisconsin, which filled the interior of the state's capital building in a sight unseen in almost 11 years, led women's marches nationwide for abortion rights. And, as might be expected, there was a political reason for the Jan. 22 concentration on Wisconsin: There's a key election coming fast which …

Gil Netter (2023-01-23). Connecticut healthcare workers picket for a livable wage. peoplesworld.org NEW LONDON, Conn. Over 900 members of Local 5123, AFT Connecticut are demanding that Yale New Haven Health administrators negotiate in good faith for a new contract that would provide living wages and affordable health care insurance. These workers provide support services that ensure patients receive adequate care at Lawrence and Memorial Hospital owned by …

Peoples Dispatch (2023-01-23). A message from France: We don't want pension reform! peoplesdispatch.org Major trade unions, leftist political parties, and youth groups in France have united to fight against the Macron government's controversial pension reforms that will increase the retirement age from 62 to 64…

WSWS (2023-01-23). Alec Baldwin indicted for involuntary manslaughter in shooting death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. wsws.org Alec Baldwin and the film's armorer, Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, have been charged with major felonies in the shooting death of Halyna Hutchins on the set of the low-budget film Rust.

Editor (2023-01-23). Daniel Ellsberg: Losing 1st Amendment Reverses War of Independence. scheerpost.com

Editor (2023-01-23). FBI wants to put me on trial for fighting for Black freedom: Instead put the colonizer State on trial! mronline.org 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.

americanthinker (2023-01-23). Huge wind turbines — taller than the Statue of Liberty — are toppling over in a 'rash' of incidents. americanthinker.com Wind farms are one of the worst options for providing electricity.

Jessica Corbett (2023-01-23). In Fox News Opinion Piece, Sanders Takes Aim at Big Pharma Greed. commondreams.org

americanthinker (2023-01-23). Huge wind turbines — taller than the Statue of Liberty — are toppling over in a 'rash' of incidents. americanthinker.com Wind farms are one of the worst options for providing electricity.

Abayomi Azikiwe (2023-01-23). French Unions Stage One-day General Strike Against Pension Reforms. globalresearch.ca

Jason Wilson (2023-01-23). Four Oath Keepers Convicted in Second Seditious Conspiracy Trial. splcenter.org A 12-person Washington, D.C. jury convicted four members of the antigovernment Oath Keepers group of seditious conspiracy on Monday over their role in the riot at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

Staff (2023-01-23). Warren Slams Republicans for Creating 'Economic Chaos' to Protect the Rich. commondreams.org Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Monday took aim at the Republican Party for creating what she called a "manufactured crisis" as a potential fight over the debt ceiling looms, slamming the GOP's threats to public spending as the party works to make it even easier for the wealthy to avoid paying taxes. On MSNBC's "Morning Joe," …

Anonymous Contributor (2023-01-23). Coordinated Banner Drops Across Portland in Solidarity with Tortuguita. itsgoingdown.org Report on coordinated banner drops across Portland, OR in solidarity with the struggle to stop 'Cop City' in so-called Atlanta, GA. Last night banners were hung over I-5 in Portland in solidarity with our comrade in Atlanta who was just murdered by the police. Tortuguita was occupying the Weelaunee forest, putting themself at great personal… photo: Unicorn Riot Last weekend, across more than 20 cities in the so-called United States, hundreds of people took to the streets, holding vigi…

americanthinker (2023-01-23). Kamala Harris's totalitarian take on the Declaration of Independence. americanthinker.com In pursuit of unlimited abortion, she mangles the famous language that serves as the foundation for everything that is America.

Brittani Banks (2023-01-23). An Ancient Recipe for Social Success. independentmediainstitute.org The following is an excerpt. Read the full article at Naked Capitalism. By Linda M. Nicholas and Gary M. Feinman 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 …

Staff (2023-01-23). Free Julian Assange: Noam Chomsky, Dan Ellsberg & Jeremy Corbyn Lead Call at Belmarsh Tribunal. democracynow.org Former British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg, famed linguist and dissident Noam Chomsky and others gave testimony Friday at the Belmarsh Tribunal in Washington, D.C., calling on President Biden to drop charges against Julian Assange. The WikiLeaks founder has been languishing for close to four years in the harsh Belmarsh prison in London while appealing extradition to the United States. If convicted in the United States, Julian Assange could face up to 175 years in jail for violating the U.S. Espionage Act for publishing documents that exposed U.S. war crimes in Iraq a…

Fight Back (2023-01-23). Tampa activists march for Roe's th anniversary. fightbacknews.org Tampa, FL – On Sunday, January 22, a coalition of Tampa activist groups led a 1 -person march across downtown for reproductive rights. The th anniversary of of Roe v. Wade became a nationwide day of action rather than a day of celebration due to the Supreme Court overturning nationwide abortion rights last June. | "It was great to partner with some wonderful organizations to get folks out here on the th anniversary of Roe. To really make a statement and let our elected officials know that we're not going to sit back quietly while they strip us of our reproductive freedoms," said Heather St. Amand, west central…

_____ (2023-01-23). Google's Stock Climbed After It Fired 12,000 Employees, but What Did They Get Out of It? strategic-culture.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 to process the tough news that about 12,000 of them would soon lose their jobs.

americanthinker (2023-01-23). Time Shows That The 'Paranoid' People Were Correct About COVID. americanthinker.com With 20/20 hindsight, it's clearer than ever that it was virtually impossible for COVID to have occurred naturally.

WSWS (2023-01-23). Texas prisoners on hunger strike against solitary confinement. wsws.org Texas is currently holding more than 3,000 inmates in what the TDCJ refers to as "restrictive housing." Of those, more than 0 have been held in solitary confinement for at least 10 years and 138 for at least 20 years.

Dan Williams (2023-01-23). Police seek motive behind Monterey Park mass shooting. america.cgtn.com The motive for a weekend mass shooting in California that ended with at least ten people dead and another ten injured remains unclear. Police say a 72-year-old man committed the act, before fatally turning the gun on himself a day later.

Michael Blake (2023-01-23). Why George Santos Isn't Your Typical Lying Republican Politician. newsone.com Rep. George Santos (R-NY) leaves the U.S. Capitol on January 12, 2023, in Washington, D.C. | Source: Win McNamee / Getty | The idea that politicians are dishonest is, at this point, something of a cliché — although few have taken their dishonesty as far as George Santos, U.S. representative for New York's 3rd Congressional District, who Santos may be exceptional in how many lies he…

Fight Back (2023-01-23). Minnesota immigrant communities mobilize as 'Drivers License for All' bill advances. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – Over 100 immigrants and supporters gathered at the Waite House Community Center on Saturday, January 21 to hear from grassroots leaders in the struggle to win drivers license access for all, and from elected officials that are advancing the bill in the state legislature. The event was organized by the Minnesota Immigrant Movement (MIM), a grassroots organization that's been fighting for drivers license equality in Minnesota for many years. The Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee (MIRAC) was also present and spoke at the event. | The event, which was conducted in Spanish, started with an…

Peter Koenig (2023-01-23). WEF — UN Guterres's Apocalyptic Climate Change Talk. UNSG Lies About Fossil Fuels Causing Climate Change. globalresearch.ca

Zack Linly (2023-01-23). Silk Turns Diamond's Funeral Into An Anti-Vax Trump Rally. newsone.com

Ann Brown (2023-01-23). Chicago Mayoral Election Is Feb. 28: Does Mayor Lori Lightfoot Have A Chance? moguldom.com Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot hasn't had an easy ride as leader of the Windy City. And now she is facing some major competition for her spot. By most accounts, many doubt the city's first Black woman and the first gay person elected mayor will be re-elected on Feb. 28. A 60-year-old former federal prosecutor isn't …

Edward Curtin (2023-01-23). The New York Times Is Orwell's Ministry of Truth. "Newspeak, Double-Speak" globalresearch.ca

Ann Brown (2023-01-23). Black Man Dies After 5 Black Cops Beat Him Up: Black America Calls For Murder Charges. moguldom.com A 29-year-old Black man named Tyre Nichols died on Jan. 10, three days after being arrested and allegedly beaten by five Black policemen in Memphis. Nichols, who was reportedly unarmed, was in his car and had been pulled over on Jan. 7 for a traffic stop. All of the officers involved were fired on Jan. …

Jake Johnson (2023-01-23). 'Catastrophic Decision': Progressives Rip Choice of Jeff Zients for Chief of Staff. commondreams.org

Jake Johnson (2023-01-23). Progressives Slam Biden's Choice for Chief of Staff as Health Care "Profiteer" truthout.org Reports Sunday that President Joe Biden has chosen Jeff Zients to replace outgoing White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain were met with alarm among progressive watchdogs, who pointed to Zients' disastrous tenure as the administration's coronavirus czar as well as his history in the corporate world — where he built a fortune investing in healthcare companies accused of fraud. Klain… |

Allen Forrest (2023-01-23). The Resurrection of George Orwell. dissidentvoice.org

Brett Wilkins (2023-01-23). 160 Lawyers Push Biden to Take Cuba Off State Sponsors of Terrorism List. commondreams.org

A group of 160 mostly American lawyers on Friday urged President Joe Biden to remove Cuba from the U.S.

paige.boyd (2023-01-23). Mother Of R&B Singer Sammie Faces Murder Charges In Florida. newsone.com In rather unfortunate news, the mother of R&B heartthrob Sammie has been arrested in connection with the murder of a woman in Orlando, as well as the random shooting of several vehicles in the area.

WSWS (2023-01-23). This week in history: January 23-29. wsws.org This column profiles important historical events which took place during this week, 25 years ago, years ago, 75 years ago and 100 years ago.

WSWS (2023-01-23). COVID claimed more Australian lives in first three weeks of 2023 than all of 2020. wsws.org If the rate of fatalities continues, this year will be even deadlier than 2022, when almost 15,000 Australians were killed by the "let it rip" COVID policies of Labor and Liberal governments.

Newswire Editor (2023-01-23). Biden New Science Integrity Plan: Buzzwords and Evasion. commondreams.org Like herding cats, the White House has unveiled an elaborate process to induce 30 separate federal agencies into toughening their scientific integrity rules. Released last week by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), the "Framework for Federal Scientific Integrity Policy and Practice" is hopelessly vague and avoids many of the hard questions, according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). Just a week after his inauguration nearly two years ago, President Biden directed his OSTP to oversee a process to strengthen scientific integrity policies commissioned under…

Darren Saffin (2023-01-23). Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheenner commemorated. greenleft.org.au A ceremony marking the 181st anniversary of the execution of freedom fighters was held at the Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheenner monument on the corner of Victoria and Franklin Streets. Darren Saffin reports.

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-23). US Expands Training of Taiwanese Military with National Guard. globalresearch.ca

Zoya Teirstein (2023-01-23). Europe begins 2023 with record-setting heat wave. peoplesworld.org Europe broke heat records last year, and 2023 is shaping up to be no different. A winter heat dome descended on the continent right just in time for New Year's Day, crushing thousands of standing high-temperature records. Eight countries — Belarus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, the Netherlands, and Poland — set new all-time records …

EWG (2023-01-23). Wastewater Pollution, 'Forever Chemicals' Discharges, Industrial Pollution, Devastating Impacts on Human Health. globalresearch.ca

Zack Linly (2023-01-23). Gov. Ron DeSantis Defends Florida Rejecting 'Radical' AP African American Studies Course. newsone.com Source: SOPA Images / Getty | At this point, we really don't need more evidence that Florida Gov.

Unicorn Riot (2023-01-23). Ancient Antiquities Discovered in Palestine's Gaza Strip. unicornriot.ninja

isabella (2023-01-23). New Report on Extreme Wealth and Potential Wealth Tax Revenue. inequality.org

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-23). Ethiopia: Wars by Contagion. libya360.wordpress.com Guadi Calvo Oromia is the largest region of the country, with the majority ethnicity of the 110 million Ethiopians and whose language, Oromo, is the fourth most spoken on the continent. | Oromo Liberation Army | Twitter The war situation in Ethiopia was thought to be resolved after the laborious peace agreements signed in Pretoria…

Don Sutherland (2023-01-23). Australia's profit story: How workers experience productivity. mronline.org If we really want to reverse wage stagnation our unions must use productivity improvement as bargaining power, even withdrawing it, rather than problem-solving it in elite tripartite consultations. Here's why.

Jake Johnson (2023-01-23). 'We Won!' UIC Faculty Suspend Strike After Notching Salary Boosts in Tentative Deal. commondreams.org

| Faculty members at the University of Illinois Chicago suspended their strike on Sunday after reaching a tentative deal with school administrators that includes minimum salary increases for both tenure-track and non-tenure-track staff.
| "This contract contains important gains on the issues most important to our members," Aaron Krall, president of the UIC United Faculty (UICUF) union, said in a statement early Monday. "We are especially proud of winning $60,000 minimum salaries for our lowest-paid members and the commitments on student wellness and disability testing." | According to the union, the…

David Attlee (2023-01-23). Going Cashless: Norway's Digital Currency Project Raises Privacy Questions. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2023-01-23). Syria and US War Crimes: The Reckoning Is Coming. journal-neo.org In an article published here in November 2018, I referred to the statement of the UK representative of a UN organisation named the International, Impartial, Independent Mechanism to Assist in the Investigation and Prosecution of Persons Responsible for the Most Serious Crimes under International Law Committed in the Syrian Arab Republic since March 2011. I …

____ (2023-01-23). Lifting the Curtain: Barbara Walters. transcend.org 21 Jan 2023 – This post is a departure from my usual focus on current political concerns. It attempts a mini-exploration of the public/private interface of a news and entertainment celebrity, especially known for her ability to go 'persona,' and even enter intimate terrain with some of the most famous political leaders of our time.

Staff (2023-01-23). Lawsuit Aims to Defend Climate, Clean Air From Fracking in New Mexico's Permian Basin. commondreams.org Conservation groups, led by citizens from Carlsbad, N.M., filed suit today to overturn the Biden administration's approval of nearly 6,000 acres of oil and gas leases in southeast New Mexico's Permian Basin. Originally authorized by the Trump administration, the challenged leases were sold just days before President Biden took office and announced a pause on …

WSWS (2023-01-23). Berlin Senate pushes police-state measures after New Year's "riot night" wsws.org For over two weeks, the events of the so-called "Berlin New Year's Eve" have served German politicians and media as a pretext for a right-wing police-state campaign and noxious racist agitation.

Kurt Zindulka (2023-01-23). 'Pure Evil' — Tony Blair Calls for Digital Vaccine Tracking at Davos Ahead of 'New Slew of Injectables'. globalresearch.ca

Connor Echols (2023-01-23). Surprise! Arab Public Gives US Sponsored "Abraham Accords" a Big Thumbs Down. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2023-01-23). Mass protests grow against Israel's far-right government. wsws.org The numbers testify to the anger over the trajectory of the most right-wing government in Israel's history. However, the leading lights of the former "government of change" are seeking to maintain control, prioritizing the government's plans to weaken the High Court over broader social, economic and political issues.

americanthinker (2023-01-23). Putting on an act: Greta Thunberg and the cult of actors. americanthinker.com Left-wing activists who pull stunts for cameras are basically acting out.

____ (2023-01-23). CCTV Spting Festival Gala captures audiences. ecns.cn The annual CCTV Spring Festival Gala offered people a unique and warm cultural feast on Saturday.For example, Japanese video platform Niconico has reported on the gala for the eighth time consecutively, attracting 124,000 people, and 93 percent of them praised the show.

Fight Back (2023-01-23). Tampa Bay SDS disrupts USF president's inauguration. fightbacknews.org Tampa, FL – On Thursday, January 19, members of Tampa Bay's Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) held a banner drop disrupting the inauguration of the new University of South Florida President Rhea Law. Students stood atop chairs in the auditorium holding a banner that read "We won't wait, increase Black enrollment now!'' as Will Weatherford, the Board of Trustees chair presented Law as the new president. | Students chanted "Increase Black enrollment now!" and "Rhea Law shame on you, Black students matter too!" before they were escorted out of the building. Weatherford stopped his speech in atte…

americanthinker (2023-01-23). Illinois's new SAFE-T Act is going lenient on criminals — and that's bad news for our police officers. americanthinker.com We've already seen a number of lawsuits knock down some of the rules that Illinois was trying to pass with SAFE-T. But it's concerning to see what more could come from it, especially as officers feel the strain from it…

Mansa Musa (2023-01-23). These women are fighting Nevada's prison system—and winning. therealnews.com The start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 exacerbated the existing crisis of incarceration in the US, which has the highest incarceration rate of any country in the world. During this time, a group of women with loved ones incarcerated in Nevada's prison system founded the organization

americanthinker (2023-01-23). Biden Lawyer Has History of Finding and Releasing Elusive Documents. americanthinker.com Bob Bauer, President Biden's personal attorney, has a history of blocking the release of certain documents and then strategically releasing them.

Tanupriya Singh (2023-01-23). $10 billion in aid has been promised to Pakistan's flood survivors but many questions remain. peoplesdispatch.org Pakistan received nearly $10 billion in funding pledges for post-flood recovery at a conference in Geneva this month, but 90% of this money will be in the form of loans, at a time when Pakistan is already facing a severe debt crisis and worsening socio-economic conditions…

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2023-01-23). Europe Has Enemies Within, Enemies Without. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2023-01-23). UAW rams through contract at CNH with new health care tier, shutting down nearly 9-month-long strike. wsws.org The contract is aimed at setting a precedent for painful new concessions, particularly in health care benefits, throughout the auto and heavy equipment industries.

Jake Johnson (2023-01-23). Strike Suspended After UIC Faculty Union Reaches Tentative Deal. truthout.org Faculty members at the University of Illinois Chicago suspended their strike on Sunday after reaching a tentative deal with school administrators that includes minimum salary increases for both tenure-track and non-tenure-track staff. "This contract contains important gains on the issues most important to our members," Aaron Krall, president of the UIC United Faculty (UICUF) union… |

Fight Back (2023-01-23). Atlanta demonstrates to honor Manny Paez, demand Cop City be stopped. fightbacknews.org Atlanta, GA – Over 300 people gathered January 21 at Underground Atlanta shopping center to honor the life of Manuel "Manny" "Tortuguita" "Teran" Paez, demand an end to the building of Cop City and to defend an Atlanta forest. | The Atlanta Police Department is seeking to build a new $80 million training facility that activists are calling "Cop City." The proposed training facility would require the destruction of 300 acres of forestland in the southeastern part of the city and would be used to train police officers in new innovative ways to oppress and brutalize people. Cop City would be equipped with a shooting…

americanthinker (2023-01-23). Biden's reported choice of Jeff Zients as his new chief of staff is full of delicious irony. americanthinker.com The diversity hypocrisy is the least of it when it comes to Zients.

____ (2023-01-23). (Italiano) In mezzo all'internet delle cose. transcend.org 18 Gennaio 2023 – Quali implicazioni nel vivere in 'smart cities', immersi nelle onde, in mezzo all"internet delle cose'?>

Editor at NewsOne (2023-01-23). Deion Sanders Warns Against Talking About His Daughter After Her Apology For 'JSU Murders' Claim. newsone.com Deion Sanders warned against talking about his daughter after backlash for Deiondra Sanders' comments about "murders" at Jackson State University. She later apologized for "exaggerating."

Dana Sanchez (2023-01-23). Truckers Being Monitored With Electronic Devices Could Be Precursor For Remote Workers. moguldom.com The future of electronic work-at-home surveillance may be riding down the highway near you in the cabs of trucks, where transportation workers have been monitored for years. Electronic logging devices or ELDs have been federally mandated for all long-haul truckers since 2018, and they must be turned on at all times inside the cabs. The …

WSWS (2023-01-23). Gunman kills 10 people during Los Angeles-area Chinese New Year celebration. wsws.org On Saturday night, a gunman opened fire at party-goers at Star Dance Studio in Monterey Park, California, killing 10 and wounding at least 10 more. Those in attendance were celebrating Lunar New Year's Eve.

Peoples Dispatch (2023-01-23). Daily Round-Up | Third Belmarsh Tribunal held in Washington DC and more. peoplesdispatch.org In today's episode of the Daily Roundup, we take a look at testimonies from the third Belmarsh Tribunal held in Washington DC, the intensifying tussle for power between the government and the judiciary in Israel and why wrestlers in India are protesting against the sport's governing body in that country.

news.un (2023-01-23). $2.54 billion needed to tackle unprecedented health needs in 2023: WHO. news.un.org Two-and-a-half billion dollars: that's how much funding the UN World Health Organization (WHO) will need across its operations this year, it said on Monday, to help a record number of people facing disease and starvation.

Eric Boehm (2023-01-23). Pentagon Can't Account for $220 Billion of Gear Given to Contractors. globalresearch.ca

Zane McNeill (2023-01-23). Movement to stop Atlanta's 'Cop City' calls for support after police kill forest defender. nationofchange.org Atlanta activists are calling for an independent investigation and solidarity, after police killed an Indigenous land defender in a heavily-armed raid.

Ann Brown (2023-01-23). New York City Schools Ban Artificial Intelligence Tool ChatGPT Amid Cheating Worries. moguldom.com The New York City Department of Education, the nation's most extensive school system, has banned the artificial intelligence tool ChatGPT for, among other reasons, the fear that it will increase cheating by students. The AI-powered chatbot can generate conversational answers to users' questions and even write essays, drawing from online sources. New York City Schools decided …

Sonali Kolhatkar (2023-01-23). Google's stock climbed after it fired 12,000 employees—but what did they get out of it? nationofchange.org The tech sector is laying off tens of thousands of workers, making it clear that economic growth is currently valued above all else.

Bella Kumar (2023-01-23). Grad Students and Faculty Don't Want to Work for Fossil Fuel Industry Anymore. truthout.org For the past two years, I have been shocking D.C.'s finest college student activists by telling them to stop taking their grievances to the Capitol lawn. Students who care about climate justice have been lobbying the U.S. government for climate legislation for decades amid exponentially worsening natural disasters and promises of carbon removal. It is time to face the music: Our representatives… |

Susan Price (2023-01-23). COP15: Biodiversity loss, the sixth great extinction and the need for action. greenleft.org.au Susan Price interviews Canadian ecosocialist Marc Bonhomme about the 2022 United Nations Biodiversity Conference (COP15), which took place in Montreal from December 7‚Äí19.

americanthinker (2023-01-23). Santos should switch parties. americanthinker.com Flip parties and the whole thing will disappear in a New York minute.

Adriaan Alsema (2023-01-23). Colombia seeking mastermind behind Paraguay prosecutor kill plot. colombiareports.com Police and prosecutors in Colombia continue to investigate who ordered the assassination of one of Paraguay's top anti-mafia prosecutors in May last year. Police in Colombia, Venezuela and El Salvador…

Roselena Ramirez (2023-01-23). When Reopening Borders Isn't Enough. america.cgtn.com Venezuela and Colombia have had contentious relations for over a decade. But now, with a new Colombian government in place, diplomatic and economic relations are starting again. Where there was uncertainty, now there is hope. Michelle Begue reports.

Maria Morris (2023-01-23). Arizona Violated the Rights of Incarcerated People for More Than a Decade. That Will Finally End. aclu.org Arizona chose — for more than a decade — to violate the constitutional rights of the people in its custody. It denied medical care to the men and women incarcerated in the Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation, and Reentry (ADCRR) for years, causing untold suffering and deaths. It ignored the mental health needs of people in ADCRR, spraying them with pepper spray or shooting them with pepper ball guns instead of providing treatment. And it buried people in solitary confinement for years on end, sometimes for the terrible misdeed of being assaulted. | All the while, ADCRR denied that the…

americanthinker (2023-01-23). We Are Not Victims unless We Choose to Be. americanthinker.com It's time we accepted a hard truth: we're in this mess because we let it happen. Now let's fix it.

news.un (2023-01-23). 'Let's all become the champions the ocean needs' — UN chief Guterres. news.un.org On the last day of his visit to Cabo Verde, UN Secretary-General António Guterres addressed the Ocean Race Summit Mindelo, saying that "ending the ocean emergency is a race we must win."

Gillian Branstetter (2023-01-23). How the ACLU Tracks Anti-LGBTQ Bills, and How We're Fighting Back. aclu.org

Middle East Monitor (2023-01-23). Netanyahu's claim of Jewish exclusivity in Palestine must be challenged. juancole.com By Iqbal Jassat | ( Middle East Monitor ) The defiant declaration by Benjamin Netanyahu that he is going to press ahead and complete Israel's colonial project in Palestine must be challenged by the world. Regardless of international law and conventions, his government is going to continue to defy them. Knowing full well …

WSWS (2023-01-23). Protests and arrests follow police killing of environmental activist outside of Atlanta, Georgia. wsws.org The police killing of Manuel Esteban Paez Terán has sparked protests in Atlanta and throughout the United States.

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2023-01-23). CDC Aware of Hundreds of Safety Signals for COVID Jab. "CDC Has Ignored Clear 'Death' Signal" globalresearch.ca

americanthinker (2023-01-23). How the world works (for dummies). americanthinker.com An Oxford comedian lays it all out for the ignorant wokesters out there.

americanthinker (2023-01-23). California seems to find a new way to chase away residents every day. americanthinker.com This time, they've cooked up a new 'wealth tax.'

Jordan Schachtel (2023-01-23). At Davos, Conformity Is Required, and Debate Is a Cancel-worthy Sin. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2023-01-23). Has the danger line been crossed in a single leap? journal-neo.org In our last article on South Korea's response to a UAV raid conducted by North Korea, we described South Korea's most likely reaction, namely developing its own UAVs and upgrading its air defense system in view of the threat posed by UAVs and other provocations aimed at escalating tensions. However, in addition to the UAV …

news.un (2023-01-23). UN convenes Lake Chad countries, amid growing regional crisis. news.un.org Amid worsening security, economic, and humanitarian crises, the third Lake Chad Basin High Level Conference has begun, aimed at addressing a range of long-standing issues and the needs of the population, including some 11 million people, who are in need of assistance.

EWG (2023-01-23). 'Urgency' Lacking from EPA Plan to Address 'Forever Chemicals' Discharges. globalresearch.ca

Suadad al-Salhy (2023-01-23). Iraq: US Dollar-smuggling Crackdown Leaves Baghdad Struggling to Pay Wages. globalresearch.ca

Reynard Loki (2023-01-23). Our Planet Versus Plastic Bags—A Tale of Two Cities. independentmediainstitute.org Americans discard 100 billion plastic bags annually, the equivalent of 12 million barrels of oil. By Erika Schelby, Independent Media Institute 12 min read With oceans, countries, populations, and governments inundated by a plague of plastic worldwide, it may be useful to focus on the single-use plastic bag choices made by two cities, in the …

Peter Oborne (2023-01-23). When Journalists Act as State Propagandists. globalresearch.ca

Lucas Leiroz de Almeida (2023-01-23). Situation for Kiev Is "Very, Very Difficult". US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Mark Milley. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2023-01-23). Support the UIC faculty strike! Take up the fight for free public education! wsws.org The International Youth and Students for Social Equality at UIC stands in complete solidarity with the professors as they fight for a decent standard of living and to defend public access to a high quality education.

____ (2023-01-23). Conjoining the Incommensurables at the WEF Davos Forum of 2023. transcend.org Freudian Economics Underlying Stakeholder Capitalism…

Chris Walker (2023-01-23). Poll finds most New Yorkers want George Santos to resign from House seat. therealnews.com

John Wojcik (2023-01-23). Bridgeport, Chicago's message to racists: Not in my neighborhood! peoplesworld.org CHICAGO By mid-month January residents of the Bridgeport neighborhood here, both Black and white, started turning up in big numbers to undo damage done to a fledgling soul food restaurant by racist vandals in this Chicago neighborhood. Determined to let the vandals who smeared the restaurant with BLDM (Black Lives Don't Matter) graffiti know …

Staff (2023-01-23). General Miguel Rodríguez Torres Released From Prison, Flies to Spain. orinocotribune.com

WSWS (2023-01-23). New Zealand Labour Party installs new right-wing PM. wsws.org Jacinda Ardern's replacement, Chris Hipkins, has gained a reputation for ruthlessness as education minister, police minister and COVID-19 response minister, by imposing drastic austerity measures and the homicidal policy of mass infection.

americanthinker (2023-01-23). WEF speaker: Society 'should want' mind-reading devices. americanthinker.com Bodily autonomy is a vital human right. It is even more critical that we control our own minds.

Nick Flores (2023-01-23). Book Review: 'Cigarettes and Soviets' Examines Social and Political Impact of Cigarettes in Former USSR. towardfreedom.org Nick Flores reviews historian Tricia Starks' new book, "Cigarettes and Soviets: Smoking in the USSR," which he says provides a window into the Soviet project through the lens of its cigarette industry.

Anonymous Contributor (2023-01-23). Tucson Group Mourns Protester Killed by Police in the Atlanta Forest. itsgoingdown.org Action report from so-called Tucson, Arizona about banner drop in solidarity with fight against Cop City in Atlanta, GA. On Saturday, a group of about 20 people gathered at the Bank of America building on East Broadway Boulevard in Tucson to express their grief and rage at the death of Manuel Teran, also known as…

manager (2023-01-23). Biden Gets a Solid 'A' at His Midterm. cepr.net Charleston Gazette-Mail The Tribune-Democrat Duluth News-Tribune Daily Press The Virginian-Pilot Napa Valley Register Daily Journal Kenosha News Montana Standard Richmond Times-Dispatch The Citizen Mooresville Tribune Elko Daily Free Press Casper Star-Tribune Martinsville Bulletin Albany Democrat-Herald Danville Register and Bee The Roanoke Times Press of Atlantic City Fremont Tribune Billings Gazette Denison Bulletin News & Record …

americanthinker (2023-01-23). Biden dementia watch: 'I saw him talking to a ghost'. americanthinker.com It's never a good thing when a leading black radio host starts seeing Joe Biden talking to ghosts.

Fight Back (2023-01-23). Tampa activists march for Roe's 50th anniversary. fightbacknews.org Tampa, FL – On Sunday, January 22, a coalition of Tampa activist groups led a 150-person march across downtown for reproductive rights. The 50th anniversary of of Roe v. Wade became a nationwide day of action rather than a day of celebration due to the Supreme Court overturning nationwide abortion rights last June. | "It was great to partner with some wonderful organizations to get folks out here on the 50th anniversary of Roe. To really make a statement and let our elected officials know that we're not going to sit back quietly while they strip us of our reproductive freedoms," said Heather St. Amand, west centr…

WSWS (2023-01-23). Earthquake budget conflict erupted in disaster-prone Istanbul as scientists ring alarm bells. wsws.org While Istanbul's municipal government is not taking any precautions against an expected major earthquake, scientists are sounding the alarm over the dangers.

Shannon Dawson (2023-01-23). Ed Reed Had 'Billionaires' Set To Invest In Bethune-Cookman, Football Hall Of Fame Player Says. newsone.com Before his dismissal from the head coach position, Ed Reed had tapped some wealthy investors like Shaquille O'Neal to help improve Bethune-Cookman's campus conditions, football hall of famer Edgerrin James said.

WSWS (2023-01-23). Earthquake budget conflict erupts in disaster-prone Istanbul as scientists ring alarm bells. wsws.org While Istanbul's municipal government is not taking any precautions against an expected major earthquake, scientists are sounding the alarm over the dangers.

Jake Johnson (2023-01-23). 'Rich and Powerful Don't Need Any More Advocates': Gallego Launches Bid to Unseat Sinema. commondreams.org

Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego on Monday formally launched his 2024 campaign for the seat held by right-wing Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, who officially registered as an Independent in December after months of derailing the Biden administration's policy agenda and

____ (2023-01-23). Free Julian Assange: The Belmarsh Tribunal at the National Press Club Washington DC. transcend.org 21 Jan 2023 РChaired by Amy Goodman (Democracy Now!) and Srećko Horvat (philosopher co-founder of DiEM25), the Tribunal included testimony from Julian's father John Shipton.

The Expose (2023-01-23). A Pandemic of Lies: MHRA Confirms COVID Is Man-Made & the Vaccines Are Not Based on the "Virus" But Instead on Computer-Generated DNA. globalresearch.ca

____ (2023-01-23). Peace at Gregorian Christmas (Part 2): The Evolution of Christmas in the 21st Century. transcend.org The beginnings of traditional Christmas as celebrated by the majority of Christians.

Mark Gruenberg, John Wojcik (2023-01-23). Big business is behind extreme right takeover of the House. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—The fact that fascistic rightwing Republicans have been able to take over one of the two Houses of Congress is the result of strong backing they have received from major corporations and their lobbyists. It puts the lie to the proposition that big business can be counted on as a reliable or even any kind …

Eleanor J. Bader (2023-01-23). Book Review: 'Stayed on Freedom'. progressive.org Ethnic studies scholar Dan Berger follows one activist family as it makes Black Power movement history.

Baylor Spears (2023-01-23). Protesters Rally for Women's March on Roe's Fiftieth Anniversary. progressive.org The 'Bigger Than Roe' march in Madison, Wisconsin, served as the flagship action for this year's annual Women's March with other sister marches taking place across the country.

Fight Back (2023-01-23). Against Trotskyism: What is Trotskyism? fightbacknews.org Trotskyism has been one of the most persistent and damaging opportunist ideological opponents of Marxism-Leninism within the left. In the next several articles, we're going to look at the origin and development of this ideology, what it is and what it seeks to accomplish. But first, who was Trotsky, and what is Trotskyism? | Who was Trotsky? Briefly, Leon Trotsky was a Menshevik who came over to the Bolsheviks on the eve of the October Revolution in 1917. He was a skilled writer and speaker. After the February Revolution, he joined a centrist social-democratic group called the "interboroughites." This small grou…

Peoples Dispatch (2023-01-23). Activists occupy Wyndford high-flats in Glasgow, protesting demolition plans. peoplesdispatch.org Housing rights activists in Glasgow escalated their struggle for affordable housing last week. On Monday January 16, activists from the Wyndford Residents Union and Young Communist League (YCL) occupied the high-rise flats in Wyndford protesting the plan of social landlord Wheatley Homes demolish the flats. Glasgow police arrested three men and women who were part of the occupation of the flats. The protesters have stated that "occupation was the inevitable consequence of Wheatley Homes' refusal to negotiate with the Wyndford Residents Union." | On January 16, from one of the tower blocks, the occupying activists…

Unicorn Riot (2023-01-23). Marches and Vigils Across the US Respond to the Police Killing of Forest Defender Tort. unicornriot.ninja

Alasdair Baverstock (2023-01-23). Border wall made of shipping containers in Texas. america.cgtn.com With the migration crisis at the U.S. border with Mexico reaching new extremes in 2022, with record numbers of undocumented crossings stopped by immigration authorities, the politics around the issue are leading to new infrastructure, almost all of which makes migration more dangerous for …

paige.boyd (2023-01-23). Fiery Atlanta Protests Over New 'Cop City' Police Training Facility Follows Activist's Shooting Death. newsone.com An Atlanta police vehicle is set on fire during a "Stop cop city" protest in Atlanta, Georgia, United States on January 21, 2023. | Source: Anadolu Agency / Getty | Atlanta Police Sgt. Jarius Daugherty said that "several arrests" were made, but he did not provid…

Peoples Dispatch (2023-01-23). Turkish elections to be held on May 14, Erdogan faces a tough challenge. peoplesdispatch.org The upcoming elections are set to be the biggest challenge for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with polls showing that the opposition has a slight advantage.

Staff (2023-01-23). Watchdogs Warn House GOP Bill Would 'Lock in Another Century of Oil and Gas'. commondreams.org Climate watchdogs warned Monday that a bill House Republicans are expected to vote on this week is a thinly veiled effort to open more public lands and waters to planet-wrecking oil and gas drilling. The Strategic Production Response Act, led by new House Energy and Commerce Committee chair Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.), aims to …

CSCPA (2023-01-23). Thursday 2/9: Special EVent: Purchasing an Electric Vehicle w/ Gov. Rebates & Tax Credits Workshop. indybay.org Virtual workshop (FREE)…

Peoples Dispatch (2023-01-23). Over 100 countries condemn Israel's punitive measures against Palestinians following UNGA vote. mronline.org Following the UNGA resolution, Israel announced withholding of USD 39 million of Palestinian money, which is likely to cause further suffering and impact basic services delivery in the occupied territories.

SAM (2023-01-23). Union Membership Is At Its Lowest Point In Decades. progressivehub.net C.M. LEWIS | IN THESE TIMES…

Julia Conley (2023-01-23). More Than 70% of Democrats Back Government-Run Universal Healthcare: Poll. commondreams.org

A new poll released by Gallup on Monday offered the latest evidence that Democratic leaders who continue to fight the progressive push for Medicare for All are out of touch with their own party, as more than 7 in 10 Democratic voters support a government-run healthcare system in which every American could participate and receive high-quality, free care. Seventy-two percent of Democratic voters support what Gallup referred to as a "government-run healthcare system," compared to just 26% who backed continuing a "system based mostly on private health insurance," such as the "healthcare marketplace" created…

Editor (2023-01-23). The lawsuit that could freeze speech against billionaires. mronline.org A gas mogul's case against Beto O'Rourke could deter candidates from ever talking about money in politics.

WSWS (2023-01-23). Google lays off 12,000 workers as tech jobs bloodbath intensifies. wsws.org The announcement by Google that it is laying off 12,000 workers is the latest in the intensifying jobs bloodbath in the technology sector internationally and the spearhead of a drive by the financial elite to impose the inflation crisis on the backs of the working class.

Editor (2023-01-23). Shocking inequality: Richest 21 Indian billionaires have more wealth than 700,000,000 Indians. mronline.org Under the Modi government, India's ruling classes have joined the ruling classes of the rest of the world in intensifying exploitation and earning super profits.

americanthinker (2023-01-23). The House Minority Whip's violent, mixed-up son is leftism's sad endpoint. americanthinker.com Rep. Katherine Clark clearly loves her son but, when you look at him, it's possible to make the case that leftist parenting created him.

Meena Miriam Yust (2023-01-23). Staring an Ecological and Humanitarian Disaster in the Face. commondreams.org

| The Red Sea is a rich marine haven, diverse and home to hundreds of species of fish and coral colonies. At its southern mouth, it also harbors an almost half-century old static oil tanker. | If one were to recount the history of FSO Safer, this fuel storage and off-loading (FSO) vessel, most would find it impossible to believe. Thirty years ago, it was grounded about five miles off the west coast of Yemen; it is still there! To make matters worse, it is also loaded with almost all of its original cargo. This amounts to 1.1 million barrels of oil or four times what was on the Exxon Valdez, which caused…

Kenny Stancil (2023-01-23). Manchin-Romney attack on Social Security is 'last thing we need': Sanders. nationofchange.org The Vermont Independent called for expanding popular federal programs rather than allowing a bipartisan commission to propose devastating cuts.

Editor at NewsOne (2023-01-23). Vice President Harris Delivers Fierce Speech Commemorating th Anniversary Of Roe v. Wade. newsone.com Source: Anadolu Agency / Getty | Vice President Kamala Harris commemorated the th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision with a rousing speech in Jacksonville, Florida. Abortion care physician Sujatha Prabhakaran introduced Harris at the Jacksonville rally on Sunday. | What was once treated as a settled right was snatched from millions of women and people capable of pregnancy after the Supreme Court's decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization. After acknowledging the horrific mass shooting in Monterey, California, Harris put the commemoration in context. | On what would have been its th anniver…

____ (2023-01-23). Nobel Peace Nominations 2023 Deadline 31 January. transcend.org Nobel Peace Prize Watch will encourage all with nomination rights to nominate a candidate within the original intention of Alfred Nobel for peace by global demilitarization and those who have worked to ´reduce or abolish standing armies. ª…

The Associated Press (2023-01-23). 11 Dead After 72-Year-Old Man Shoots Up Dance Hall in LA. latinorebels.com The search for a motive behind the shooting at a Los Angeles-area ballroom dance hall that has left 11 dead led police to a mobile home community as they probed the past of the 72-year-old suspect Monday and his relationship to the club.

SAM (2023-01-23). Will Congress Shore Up The Surveillance State Again? progressivehub.net DANIEL BOGUSLAW | THE INTERCEPT…

Bruce C.T. Wright (2023-01-23). Tyre Nichols Bodycam Video Footage Is 'Disgusting' And 'Damaging' To Cops, Memphis Councilman Says. newsone.com Source: Raymond Boyd / Getty | The police bodycam video footage from this month's violent arrest of a Black motorist in Memphis who later died from his injuries is expected to be released on Monday. But a city councilman who claims to have already been told about the contents of the footage has said the video is "disgusting and "damaging" to the point that the police officers involved should prepare to face criminal charges. | On Friday, the Memphis Police Department (MPD) fired the five officers involved stemming from their roles Jan. 7 when, according to the law enforcement narrative, Nichols was suspected of r…

Peoples Dispatch (2023-01-23). Oklahoma cops shot and killed 26-year-old worker after bosses called police. peoplesdispatch.org Chiewelthap Mariar, a 26-year-old Sudanese refugee and worker at the Seaboard Foods meatpacking plant in Guymon, Oklahoma, was shot and killed by police on January 9. According to testimony given to Oklahoma police resp…

americanthinker (2023-01-23). Why is Iran in such an upheaval? And what is the likely endgame? americanthinker.com Four months of uprisings are strengthening national resolve for a regime change in Iran.

In Defense of Liberation! (2023-01-23). First Morning Commute in 10 months: Checking in, announcements, plugs, and what's coming up! anchor.fm What the hell is up y'all? It's been forever! So happy to be back! Check out what's coming up, what we're planning to do, some new announcements and upcoming projects/ideas : )…

Paul Craig Roberts (2023-01-23). The Scientific Facts Are In: The Covid Virus and Pandemic are Man-Made. The mRNA "vaccine" Is More Deadly than the Virus. thealtworld.com One of the top medical practitioners and medical scientists of our time confirms under oath in the …

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-23). Report: House Speaker Kevin McCarthy Plans to Visit Taiwan. news.antiwar.com House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) is planning to visit Taiwan later this year, and the Pentagon is preparing for his trip, Punchbowl News reported on Monday. The report said that the trip would likely take place in the spring, and the Biden administration is looking to be more proactive about McCarthy's visit than it was …

Farshad Daryosh (2023-01-23). US 'Secretly Supports' Armed Groups in Afghanistan? globalresearch.ca

Editor (2023-01-23). Shocking inequality: Richest 21 Indian billionaires have more wealth than 70 crore Indians. mronline.org Under the Modi government, India's ruling classes have joined the ruling classes of the rest of the world in intensifying exploitation and earning super profits.

WSWS (2023-01-23). Arkansas Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders repeals emergency COVID-19 measures. wsws.org The Republican governor is Trump's former White House press secretary, as well as the daughter of former governor Mike Huckabee.

Cira Pascual Marquina (2023-01-23). The 'old-yet-new': Past and present intermingle at the Hugo Chávez and Alí Primera communes. mronline.org Communards from two rural communes in Yaracuy tell their story of a common struggle for the land.

_____ (2023-01-23). Saudi Crown Prince Defies the U.S. Policy Against Syria. strategic-culture.org

____ (2023-01-23). Solving the Debt Crisis the North American Way. transcend.org 20 Jan 2023 – Our forefathers turned their debts into currency. That Constitutional approach could work today.

WSWS (2023-01-23). Earthquake budget slashed in disaster-prone Istanbul as scientists ring alarm bells. wsws.org While Istanbul's municipal government is not taking any precautions against an expected major earthquake, scientists are sounding the alarm over the dangers.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-23). A Bolivian Hell on Earth: Balkanization in the Name of God. libya360.wordpress.com Rafael Bautista S. If hell is a Christian invention, its own history which is the history of the West is proof of it, shedding as much blood as possible "in the name of love". But the religion of Hebrew-Semitic origin (not Western), which announced the "good news" to the poor, that we are…

Sarah Anderson (2023-01-23). America's inequality problem in one statistic. nationofchange.org If you work for a big corporation, your boss likely made more money on January 2 than you will this whole year.

WSWS (2023-01-23). New warning strikes at Deutsche Post. wsws.org A nationwide strike at Deutsche Post was extended through Saturday evening.

____ (2023-01-23). Land of the Fee, Home of the Depraved. transcend.org 10 Jan 2023 – Who is in charge?>

Adriaan Alsema (2023-01-23). Colombia's government and ELN rebels overcome "crisis" in peace talks. colombiareports.com Colombia's government and guerrilla group ELN said Saturday that they have overcome tensions caused by President Gustavo Petro's false claim that the rebels had agreed to a bilateral ceasefire. The…

Staff (2023-01-23). 'He Didn't Deserve to Die, But…' Writes Pompeo of Dismembered Journalist. commondreams.org The widow of murdered Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Monday denounced former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for his comments about her husband in Pompeo's upcoming memoir, in which he questions Khashoggi's journalism credentials and his allegiances. As excerpts from Pompeo's book, Never Give an Inch: Fighting for the America I Love, became …

Juan Cole (2023-01-23). Israel's Netanyahu Crumbles before Supreme Court demand he Fire Corrupt Minister, as AG considers Banning Netanyahu Too. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) Carrie Keller-Lynn at The Times of Israel reports that at Sunday's Cabinet meeting, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was forced to fire his minister of health and the Interior, Aryeh Makhlouf Deri, who heads up the ultra-right-wing Shas Party. The move was forced on Netanyahu by Israel's Supreme Court, which holds Deri …

Newswire Editor (2023-01-23). Free Speech For People Calls on Attorney General and Senate Judiciary Committee to Open Immediate Investigation into New Kavanaugh Allegations. commondreams.org Free Speech For People today issued a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland, Senate Judiciary Chairman Dick Durbin, and Ranking Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley, calling for immediate and thorough investigations into sexual misconduct, perjury, and conspiracy to obstruct a congressional proceeding involving Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. | The new allegations were raised in filmmaker Doug Liman's documentary Justice, which premiered on January 20 at the Sundance Film Festival. The film presents disturbing new evidence of Kavanaugh's sexual misconduct, potential perjury, and details of what a Kavanau…

Editor (2023-01-23). Chris Hedges: The Plague of Social Isolation. scheerpost.com The rupture of social bonds and loss of community, caused by the decades-long assault on the poor and working class and the ravages of the pandemic, have resulted in a dangerous social isolation.

rqorinoco (2023-01-23). Outrage Mounts After Korean Confederation of Trade Unions Is Raided by Intelligence and Police. orinocotribune.com In a major escalation of the ongoing anti-trade union persecution in South Korea, the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) was raided by the National Intelligence Service on charges of violating a Cold War-era national security law | On Wednesday, January 18, the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU), one of the largest workers' organizations in South Korea, was raided by the intelligence and the police as the government escalated its persecution of trade unions and progressive groups in the country. Multiple raids were conducted at the offices of the KCTU and its affiliates by the National Intellig…

City of Sunnyvale (2023-01-23). Saturday 3/11: EV Ride and Drive: Electrify your Ride. indybay.org Located at the Sunnyvale Community Center, 550 E. Remington Dr., Sunnyvale, CA…

Natalia Marques (2023-01-23). years since Roe secured abortion rights, women across the US are left in the dust. peoplesdispatch.org Peoples Dispatch spoke to Jenice Fountain of the Yellowhammer Fund about the impact of Dobbs on those in the Deep South…

Newswire Editor (2023-01-23). NEW REPORT: Powering Toward 100% Clean Power by 2035. commondreams.org Evergreen Action and NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) today released "

WSWS (2023-01-23). UK: Mother collapses from hunger at South Tyneside Food Bank. wsws.org Approximately six million people are already reporting that they did not eat due to lack of money in the past month and 76 percent of adults that they are having to try and cut back on spending.

WSWS (2023-01-23). Long wait times in emergency rooms lead to deaths and poor health outcomes across North America. wsws.org Long wait times in emergency rooms leading to increased deaths and poor outcomes in Canada and the United States…

Dr. Mark Trozzi (2023-01-23). UK Data Shows: The mRNA "Vaccine" Bioweapon Is Working. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Peter McCullough (2023-01-23). Bivalent Boosters Creating Adverse Childhood Experiences in Kids Ages 5-11. globalresearch.ca

Jean-Philippe Stone (2023-01-23). The Steppes Are Ablaze: Corruption and Protest in Mongolia. dissidentvoice.org In December 2022, corruption revelations involving the state-owned Erdenes Tavan Tolgoi (ETT) mining company sparked enormous protests in Ulaanbaatar. What initially began as a backlash against an entrenched "coal mafia" snowballed into a trenchant critique of the government's inability (and unwillingness) to provide a better future for Mongolia's youth. Protestors told The Diplomat that suffocating …

Peter Koenig (2023-01-23). New Zealand: From Worst to Even Worse? The WEF-YGL Political Intrusion. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2023-01-23). 'We Can't Back Down': Congresswomen Share Their Abortion Stories on Roe Anniversary. commondreams.org As thousands of people gathered at pro-choice rallies across the United States, multiple congresswomen marked the th anniversary of Roe v. Wade on Sunday by sharing their own experiences with abortion care and renewing calls to protect reproductive rights in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court reversing its landmark ruling. "I'm one of the …

news.un (2023-01-23). WHO calls for action to totally eliminate trans fat, 'a toxic chemical that kills'. news.un.org Despite recent progress towards eliminating trans fat from food, some five billion people remain unprotected from its harmful impacts, thus increasing their risk of heart disease and death, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday.

____ (2023-01-23). USA 2023: 34 Mass Shootings in First Three Weeks (1.5 carnages/day). transcend.org 23 Jan 2023 – At least 10 people are dead and 10 injured after a mass shooting in Monterey Park, California, on Saturday 21 Jan night. BREAKING NEWS: Shooting Leaves at Least 12 Injured in Louisiana on Sunday 22 Jan 2023.

Gerry Condon (2023-01-23). US Veterans Sail Historic Peace Boat to Cuba, Demand End of US Blockade. globalresearch.ca

Final Straw (2023-01-23). Final Straw: Remembering Tortuguita. itsgoingdown.org Long-running anarchist podcast and radio show The Final Straw speaks with a friend of Manuel "Tortuguita" Teran. Listen and Download HERE This week on The Final Straw, we feature three segments: words from a friend of Manuel "Tortuguita" Teran, the forest defender killed by law enforcement on January 18th outside of Atlanta, Georgia; A-Radio Berlin's…

Staff (2023-01-23). The Monroe Doctrine Is Thriving and Must Be Undone. davidswanson.org

Edward Curtin (2023-01-23). The New York Times is Orwell's Ministry of Truth. dissidentvoice.org Ingsoc. The sacred principles of ingsoc. Newspeak, double-speak, the mutability of the past. — George Orwell, 1984 As today dawned, I was looking out the window into the cold grayness with small patches of snow littering the frozen ground. As light snow began to fall, I felt a deep mourning in my soul as a …

Kite Line (2023-01-23). Kite Line: A Police Murder in the Atlanta Forest. itsgoingdown.org Long-running abolitionist radio show and podcast Kite Line covers the ongoing struggle to stop 'Cop City' in Atlanta and reports on the recent police murder of Tortuguita. Listen and Download HERE Today, we share the tragic news that police killed Tortuguita, a forest defender in the South River Forest in Atlanta on the morning of…

Norman Solomon (2023-01-23). Does the Democratic Base Think Biden Is the Best Choice for 2024? Let's Ask Them. commondreams.org

Denial at the top of the Democratic Party about Joe Biden's shaky footing for a re-election run in 2024 became more untenable over the weekend. As the New York Times

Jim Hightower (2023-01-23). Vox Populist: My Newspaper Died. progressive.org At a time when we desperately need them to get better, our hometown newspapers have been reduced to little more than profit siphons.

____ (2023-01-23). Harry the 'Traitor' and Lynch 'the Grinch': The Corporate Media's Automatic Smear Machine. transcend.org 19 Jan 2023 – Whatever we think of the Harry and Meghan Markle saga, it matters when the son of the current king and brother of the future king writes in his new book, 'Spare': "Does the Crown generate tourism income that benefits all? Of course. Does it also rest upon lands obtained and secured when the system was unjust and wealth was generated by exploited workers and thuggery, annexation and enslaved people? Can anyone deny it?"

____ (2023-01-23). Cradle of civilization: Maijishan Grottoes. ecns.cn

Anonymous103 (2023-01-23). Military Situation In Yemen On January 23, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org

Frank Breslin (2023-01-23). Christian Nationalism vs. the Separation of Church and State. commondreams.org

We have a long tradition in Am ≠erica of Separation of Church and State that prohi ≠bits government's promotion of religion on the one hand, and interference with its free exercise on the other. In their refusal to establish a state church or to favor one religion over another, the Founding Fathers didn't think that religion was bad but that there was something amiss in human nature, a certain tendency, a will to power and a lust for domination, that always bore watching.It was a virus that lay dormant until its host came to power, whereupon that person or group became suddenly rabid with a mania t…

teleSUR, SH (2023-01-23). Liberan a detenidos durante intervención a la Universidad de San Marcos en Perú. telesurtv.net El Ministerio Público anunció que dispuso el inicio de diligencias por la presunta comisión de los delitos contra el patrimonio de la Universidad de San Marcos.

Staff (2023-01-23). Ministro peruano del Interior niega que ordenó allanar Universidad de San Marcos. cubadebate.cu El ministro peruano del Interior negó este lunes que ordenó a la Policía allanar la Universidad de San Marcos, ante múltiples críticas a la operación por abusos y la detención masiva de ocupantes. Romero sostuvo que la Policía actuó en forma autónoma ante una denuncia policial de la universidad y que se enteró por la televisión del allanamiento.

Staff (2023-01-23). Denuncia Federación Cubana de Béisbol trato discriminatorio. cubadebate.cu La Federación Cubana de Béisbol (FCB) denunció hoy el trato discriminatorio al que somete a los peloteros cubanos y al equipo nacional la licencia otorgada por el Gobierno de Estados Unidos a los organizadores del V Clásico Mundial de Béisbol.

teleSUR, YSM (2023-01-23). Presidente cubano confirma asistencia a cumbre de la Celac. telesurtv.net El mandatario informó que en unas horas arribará a Argentina al frente de la delegación cubana.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-01-23). Presidente de Cuba llega a Argentina para cumbre de la Celac. telesurtv.net El presidente Miguel Diaz- Canel calificó de indispensable a la Celac y destacó que la necesidad de revitalizar el mecanismo de integración regional.

teleSUR, SH (2023-01-23). Presidente boliviano llama a la unidad frente a golpistas. telesurtv.net El presidente Luis Arce afirmó que el sector que apoya al exgobernador Camacho se encuentra lastimado tras fracasar en sus intentos desestabilizadores.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-23). Ecuador realiza simulacro de cara a las elecciones de febrero. telesurtv.net El CNE de Ecuador informó que están ya impresas el 96 % de papeletas electorales para las elecciones locales del 5 de febrero.

Staff (2023-01-23). Agricultores hacia Caracas; Carlos Martí sigue haciendo historia. cubadebate.cu Todo lo que se desea en una final beisbolera lo vivimos este domingo. Noveno inning, juego empatado y un bateador decide con hit de oro la victoria. Así ocurrió en el cierre de la primera Liga Élite, cuando Osvaldo Abreu rompió el empate con sencillo al centro para impulsar la victoria y sellar el 7-6 de Agricultores sobre Portuarios, en un estadio Mártires de Barbados que estalló de júbilo y felicidad.

Staff (2023-01-23). Unión Eléctrica pronostica una afectación de 464 MW en el horario pico. cubadebate.cu La Unión Eléctrica pronostica que en el horario diurno no se afectará el servicio por déficit de capacidad, mientras que, de mantenerse las condiciones previstas, se proyecta una afectación de 464 MW en el pico nocturno. En el día de ayer se afectó el servicio por déficit de capacidad desde las 17: 40 horas hasta las 20: 26 (02: 46 minutos).

Staff (2023-01-23). Fundamentos de partida para comprender la expropiación. cubadebate.cu En fechas recientes fue aprobada una Ley que ha venido a integrarse al ordenamiento jurídico cubano como una de las más destacadas novedades legislativas del panorama nacional: la Ley de expropiación por razones de utilidad pública o interés social.

teleSUR, SH (2023-01-23). Masacre en el estado mexicano de Veracruz deja seis muertos. telesurtv.net Entre los fallecidos del tiroteo se encuentran dos menores de edad que viajaban junto a otras tres personas en una camioneta.

teleSUR, YSM (2023-01-23). Ataque de Al Shabab deja varios muertos en Mogadiscio, Somalia. telesurtv.net Los terroristas conducían un coche bomba que explotó, tras lo cual se escucharon fuertes disparos.

Staff (2023-01-23). Maduro no asistirá a Cumbre de la Celac por plan de agresiones contra delegación venezolana. cubadebate.cu El Gobierno de Venezuela informó que el presidente Nicolás Maduro no asistirá a a la VII Cumbre de la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (Celac) y que su lugar irá el canciller de ese país, debido a planes de la derecha neofascista para agredir a la delegación que estaría encabezada por el mandatario venezolano.

manager (2023-01-23). Omitiendo la evidencia: En lo que el FMI se equivoca sobre Venezuela. cepr.net El 5 de diciembre de 2022, el Departamento del Hemisferio Occidental del Fondo Monetario Internacional (FMI) publicó un informe titulado "Regional Spillovers from the Venezuelan Crisis" (Efectos de derrame regional de la crisis venezolana), que evalúa las causas de la crisis económica de Venezuela, las causas de la emigración récord del país y el impacto …

Staff (2023-01-23). Multitudinario desfile de siete horas en apoyo al Gobierno de Bolivia. cubadebate.cu Un desfile de siete horas en la Plaza Murillo evidenció hoy la diversidad del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia en el aniversario 14 de la Constitución que estableció la verdadera igualdad entre las 36 naciones del país. Desde el amanecer de este domingo, la bandera tricolor, la whipala y las enseñas de los nueve departamentos flamearon en las manos de decenas de miles de personas llegadas desde diferentes regiones con sus trajes típicos, sus instrumentos musicales, sus cantos y sus danzas, mientras esperaban el inicio del desfile.

Staff (2023-01-23). Flauta, rumba y música: El ajiaco del Jazz Plaza 2023 (+ Fotos). cubadebate.cu La música fue el vehículo, los 70 años de los Muñequitos de Matanzas la excusa; y el Festival Internacional Jazz Plaza 2023 la oportunidad. Así, con un homenaje a las siete décadas de una de las agrupaciones más importantes de Cuba concluyó la jornada del domingo de un evento que inunda por estos días de música La Habana y Santiago de Cuba.

____ (2023-01-23). (Português) Merecemos ainda continuar sobre a Terra? transcend.org 20 jan 2023 – Sou um pessimista esperanàßado. Pessimista face à realidade perversa sob a qual vivemos e sofremos. Esperanàßado porque creio que o ser humano pode mudar a partir de uma nova consciência e no Criador que desta crise e eventualmente de uma ruína pode construir ou tipo de seres humanos, mais fraternos entre si e respeitosos da Casa Comum.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-01-23). Haití roza las 0 muertes por brote de cólera en cuatro meses. telesurtv.net Las autoridades sanitarias de Haití indicaron que la capital Puerto Príncipe es una de las zonas más golpeada por el reciente brote de cólera.

Staff (2023-01-23). La historia de Spike, el perro más longevo del mundo. cubadebate.cu Rita Kimball encontró a Spike, un pequeño chihuahua de 10 años, en el estacionamiento de una tienda de comestibles en Camden (Ohio, Estados Unidos). No se imaginaba que estaba adoptando al que ahora es el perro vivo más viejo del mundo, según acaba de certificar el Guinness World Records (GTW). Este animal cumplió el pasado 7 de diciembre 23 años.

Staff (2023-01-23). Davos, 2023: Preservar un mundo injusto. cubadebate.cu El pasado lunes se reunió en Davos el Foro Económico Mundial. A diferencia de la gran mayoría de la población mundial, explotada por el capitalismo, que no logra crear una estructura tipo Davos para coordinar las grandes luchas de nuestro tiempo, la derecha aprecia muy bien las virtudes de una organización mundial y el diseño de estrategias globales de intervención.

teleSUR, SH (2023-01-23). Presidente brasileño arriba a Argentina por cumbre de la Celac. telesurtv.net Al margen de la Celac, el mandatario brasileño sostendrá una reunión con su par Alberto Fernández y la vicepresidenta Cristina Fernández.

teleSUR, rzr, JCM (2023-01-23). Colombia arresta a sospechosa de asesinato de fiscal paraguayo. telesurtv.net Margareth Chacón es la pareja de Andrés Felipe Pérez, quien planeó y coordinó junto a su hermano Ramón el asesinato del fiscal Pecci.

Staff (2023-01-23). El destino irremediable de Nuestra América. cubadebate.cu Latinoamérica y el Caribe ha vivido siglos de dura conformación de su identidad regional, batallando entre las apetencias de las potencias coloniales e imperiales y sus legítimas aspiraciones de independencia y unidad. Hubo de sufrir primero la dominación y el saqueo de naciones europeas: España, Portugal, Gran Bretaña, Francia, Holanda, y después la presencia dominante y neocolonial de Estados Unidos.

teleSUR, YSM (2023-01-23). Presidente Arce convoca a fortalecer el Estado Plurinacional. telesurtv.net En su discurso por los 14 años del Estado Plurinacional, el mandatario repasó los momentos históricos de Bolivia y los logros de su gestión de Gobierno.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-01-23). Burkina Faso exige salida de tropas francesas de su territorio. telesurtv.net Desde Burkina Faso acusan a las fuerzas francesas de no hacer lo suficiente para combatir a los yihadistas en la región del Sahel.

Staff (2023-01-23). Embestidas y fracasos de la derecha en América Latina. cubadebate.cu Tres importantes reveses afrontaron últimamente los derechistas de la región. El fracasado golpe en Brasil fue antecedido por una fallida asonada en Bolivia y por el naufragio de las conspiraciones en Venezuela. Estas derrotas no anulan la continuada embestida de las formaciones reaccionarias. Han logrado instalarse en Argentina, replantean su acción en Colombia, retoman el legado pinochetista en Chile, despuntan en México y participan de la feroz represión desatada en Perú. En análisis de cada caso ilustra el perfil de esta corriente en América Latina.

Staff (2023-01-23). Ballet Nacional de Cuba ofrecerá función en homenaje al 170 aniversario del natalicio de Martí. cubadebate.cu El Ballet Nacional de Cuba (BNC), bajo la dirección de Viengsay Valdés, ofrecerá mañana una función en La Habana en homenaje al aniversario 170 del natalicio del Héroe Nacional de Cuba, José Martí, informó la compañía en su página de Facebook. A las 21: 00, hora local, en la sala Avellaneda del Teatro Nacional, la compañía presentará la obra Lucía Jerez.

____ (2023-01-23). (Italiano) Immanuel Wallerstein su sinistra e destra globali. transcend.org Crisi, appunto. La via d'uscita è un discorso nuovo, meno materiale, più spirituale; qualcosa per cui vivere, non solo da. In questo momento Wallerstein vede il capitalismo in crisi senza rimedio–di cui non sono cosਠsicuro–e anche l'egemonia americana in crisi senza rimedio–una visione che condivido–, come la caduta di un impero per il quale i locali le élite erano solite uccidere e governare; ora deve fare la maggior parte degli omicidi da solo.

Staff (2023-01-23). Esta tarde, Mesa Redonda "Comenzando la semana" mesaredonda.cubadebate.cu La represión contra las protestas populares en Perú y la situación actual del conflicto militar y geopolítico en Ucrania serán los temas de análisis en la Mesa Redonda de este lunes, la cual contará además con su habitual sección La Esquina con el periodista Reinaldo Taladrid.

Staff (2023-01-23). Díaz-Canel a empresarios argentinos: Vamos por el camino seguro para ampliar los negocios. cubadebate.cu El presidente cubano Miguel Díaz-Canel inició su agenda de trabajo en Argentina con un encuentro con más de 60 empresarios de ese país de varios sectores económicos, informó Presidencia en su cuenta en Twitter. En el intercambio participa Jorge Neme, secretario de Planificación del Desarrollo y la Competitividad Federal, quien lidera junto a varios empresarios argentinos un importante proyecto de producción de alimentos en Cuba.

teleSUR, JCM, MER (2023-01-23). Denuncian a ministro del Interior de Perú por desalojo de una universidad en Lima. telesurtv.net La CNDDHH de Perú interpuso un recurso contra el ministro del Interior del país, Vicente Romero, y el comandante general de la Policía Nacional, Raúl Alfaro Alvarado.

Peoples Dispatch (2023-01-23). Indignación en aumento tras la redada de los servicios de inteligencia y la policía en la Confederación Coreana de Sindicatos. peoplesdispatch.org En una escalada de persecución antisindical en Corea del Sur, la Confederación Coreana de Sindicatos (KCTU) fue objeto de una redada por parte del Servicio Nacional de Inteligencia, acusada de violar una ley de seguridad nacional de la época de la Guerra Fría.

teleSUR, NA, MA, JGN, SH (2023-01-23). Conoce 4 datos curiosos sobre el genio del surrealismo Salvador Dalí. telesurtv.net El 23 de enero de 1989 falleció a la edad de 84 años quien es considerado como uno de los genios del surrealismo Salvador Dalí.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-23). Brasil inicia investigación sobre genocidio contra indígenas Yanomami. telesurtv.net La desnutrición, las muertes por enfermedades prevenibles y la violencia minera azotan a los pueblos indígenas abandonados por la administración de Bolsonaro…

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-23). Rusia reporta avances importantes en Zaporiyia y Donetsk. telesurtv.net Los combates entre las fuerzas rusas y ucranianas se han intensificado en la región de Zaporiyia, al sureste de Ucrania.

teleSUR, JCM, MER (2023-01-23). Denuncian a ministro del Interior tras violento desalojo en la Universidad de San Marcos en Perú. telesurtv.net La CNDDHH de Perú interpuso un recurso contra el ministro del Interior del país, Vicente Romero, y el comandante general de la Policía Nacional, Raúl Alfaro Alvarado.

Staff (2023-01-23). Demandan en Perú a Ministro del Interior y Comandante de la Policía por represión en la Universidad. cubadebate.cu Este domingo, la Coordinadora Nacional de Derechos Humanos (CNDDHH) de Perú, interpuso un recurso contra el ministro del Interior del país, Vicente Romero, y el comandante general de la Policía Nacional, Raúl Alfaro Alvarado, tras el operativo en las instalaciones de la Universidad de San Marcos en Lima (UNMSM).

teleSUR, SH (2023-01-23). Represión policial deja al menos dos fallecidos en Virú, Perú. telesurtv.net La Fiscalía peruana registra 55 fallecidos y más de 1.200 heridos desde el inicio de las manifestaciones en el país.

teleSUR, YSM (2023-01-23). Declaran alerta por tormentas en nueve provincias de Argentina. telesurtv.net Se trata de las provincias de Jujuy, Salta, Formosa, Chaco, Tucumán, Catamarca, La Rioja, San Luis y Mendoza.

Staff (2023-01-23). Presidente cubano se reúne con artistas, intelectuales y académicos de Argentina. cubadebate.cu El presidente cubano Miguel Díaz-Canel, quien se encuentra en Argentina para participar en la VII Cumbre de Jefes de Estado y de Gobierno de la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (Celac), se reunió este lunes con más de 70 artistas, intelectuales y académicos de ese país."Emociona mucho verlos a todos. Llegamos con un abrazo fraterno, de cariño y de profunda admiración por ustedes", dijo el mandatario. En el encuentro asistió el ministro de Cultura de Argentina, Tristán Bauer, un gran amigo de Cuba.

teleSUR, YSM (2023-01-23). Monitorean actividad del volcán Popocatépetl en México. telesurtv.net La actividad del Popocatépetl mantiene el Semáforo Volcánico en Amarillo Fase dos y afecta los estados de México, Morelos y Puebla.

teleSUR, MER (2023-01-23). Aumentan a 35 los muertos por inundaciones en Filipinas. telesurtv.net Otras 12 personas resultaron heridas y siete están desaparecidas, según el Consejo Nacional para la Gestión y Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres.

Staff (2023-01-23). Llegó Díaz-Canel a Argentina. cubadebate.cu El Presidente de la República Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez arribó en la tarde de hoy a la República Argentina para participar en la VII Cumbre de la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-01-23). Aumenta incidencia de casos de cólera en República Dominicana. telesurtv.net Los pacientes fueron ingresados en un centro de salud al presentar síntomas vinculados al cólera, como vómitos y diarreas acuosas y blanquecinas.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-23). Presidente Lula inicia en Argentina primera gira internacional. telesurtv.net Lula, de 77 años, comenzará en Argentina, como es tradición para mandatarios brasileños, donde participará en la séptima cumbre de la Celac.

teleSUR, rzr, JCM (2023-01-23). Al menos 16 muertos tras derrumbe de edificio en Alepo, Siria. telesurtv.net La catástrofe ocurrió en la madrugada de este domingo.

teleSUR, YSM (2023-01-23). Gobierno de Tàºrkiye confirma adelanto de elecciones presidenciales. telesurtv.net Inicialmente, los comicios habían estado planificados para el 18 de junio.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-01-23). Ola de frío provoca al menos 90 muertes en Afganistán. telesurtv.net Han sido ingresados cada semana10.000 infantes, la mayoría por problemas respiratorios provocados por las bajas temperaturas.

teleSUR, SH (2023-01-23). Tiroteo deja al menos diez muertos en California, EE.UU. telesurtv.net El tiroteo masivo se registró en la localidad estadounidense de Monterey Park en medio de las celebraciones del Año Nuevo chino.

teleSUR, SH (2023-01-23). Presidente Petro anuncia medidas por emergencia en el suroeste colombiano. telesurtv.net Entre las medidas anunciadas por el presidente colombiano destaca la compra de terrenos para los afectados por los deslizamientos de tierra.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-23). Liberan agresor del ataque con ácido a saxofonista en México. telesurtv.net El juez Teódulo Pacheco Pacheco resolvió cambiar de medida cautelar, de prisión preventiva a arraigo domiciliario al exdiputado del PRI, Juan Antonio Vera Carrizal.

teleSUR, MER (2023-01-23). Fuerzas de Israel destruyen estructuras palestinas en Cisjordania. telesurtv.net Miembros del ejército de Israel llegaron con maquinaria pesada e irrumpieron en la zona para demoler dos edificios residenciales.

teleSUR, YSM (2023-01-23). Tiroteo deja al menos 12 heridos en Luisiana, EE.UU. telesurtv.net El incidente ocurrió sobre la 01H30 (hora local) en el interior de The Dior Bar and Lounge, en la avenida Bennington.

Staff (2023-01-23). Vale la pena… volver a escuchar: Ladrones de bienestar (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu

Staff (2023-01-23). Tasas vigentes en el mercado cambiario cubano este 23 de enero. cubadebate.cu Con el objetivo de mantener informados a sus lectores, Cubadebate comparte las tasas de cambio para diferentes divisas extranjeras vigentes este lunes 23 de enero en el mercado cambiario del país.

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