2023-03-10: News Headlines

Joe Lauria, Consortium News. (2023-03-10). As Bakhmut Falls, US May Turn From Ukraine. popularresistance.org On its face, The New York Times article yesterday, "Intelligence Suggests Pro-Ukrainian Group Sabotaged Pipelines, U.S. Officials Say," appears intended to exonerate both the U.S. and Ukrainian governments from any involvement in the destruction last September of the Nord Stream gas pipelines between Russia and Germany. | The thrust of the Times article is that Ukrainians unaffiliated with the Kiev government were the ones who did it, according to the newspapers often cited, unnamed "U.S. officials." | But a closer examination of the piece reveals layers of nuance that do not dismiss that the Ukrainian government…

_____ (2023-03-10). US Sparks Turmoil in Georgia to Open New Front Against Russia. journal-neo.org

Anonymous103 (2023-03-10). Protests In Georgia Revealed Their True Goals. southfront.org Another Maidan revolution organized by the West, which has already destroyed Ukrainian statehood and led to a full-scale war in Europe, is gaining momentum in Georgia. The ongoing protests in Tbilisi have already shown their real goals, which are far from those officially declared by their leaders from the Georgian opposition. So far, the protesters have stated their unwillingness to know who is being paid from abroad and who is pursuing foreign interests in their country, declaring that…

Larry Johnson (2023-03-10). January 6 "Insurrection" versus Georgia's "Peaceful" Protest. sonar21.com The Georgia in my title is the nation of Georgia, which is located on the border of Russia. Got it? No need to post Ray Charles singing, "Georgia." (Ah, screw…

WSWS (2023-03-10). Biden's $1 trillion budget for world war. wsws.org Both Democrats and Republicans in Congress back the administration's plans for stepped up military operations against Russia and China and in the Middle East.

_____ (2023-03-10). Biden's Genius Detente Has Cost America the Old Ballgame. journal-neo.org

Global Research News (2023-03-10). Selected Articles: Pathetic: New York Times "Twisted Fairy Tale": Ukraine Bombed the North Stream Pipeline. globalresearch.ca By The New York Times is so pathetic. US President Biden is in deep sh*t because of Seymour Hersh's detailed revelation …

WSWS (2023-03-10). Racist witness complicates Democrats' efforts to promote "lab leak" conspiracy theory. wsws.org On Wednesday, the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic held its first hearing, with all participants, Democratic and Republican, seeking to promote the conspiracy theory that COVID-19 escaped from a laboratory in China as a possible explanation for the origins of the pandemic.

a guest author (2023-03-10). In the Donbass/A visit to Mariupol after the fighting. workers.org By Stefan Natke This article, one of a series on the war in Ukraine, was published March 6 in the German daily newspaper, junge Welt. Its report on the reconstruction of a city on the coast of the Donbass region clashes with the propaganda in the corporate media. Translated by . . . |

a guest author (2023-03-10). In the DonbassA visit to Mariupol after the fighting. workers.org By Stefan Natke This article, one of a series on the war in Ukraine, was published March 6 in the German daily newspaper, junge Welt. Its report on the reconstruction of a city on the coast of the Donbass region clashes with the propaganda in the corporate media. Translated by . . . |

Dee Knight, Covert Action Magazine. (2023-03-10). With Us Or Against Us' Fails In Munich And Bengaluru. popularresistance.org "You can't be neutral" in NATO's proxy war with Russia, foreign ministers of the U.S., Germany and Ukraine told leaders of Global South countries at the Munich Security Conference on February 18. "Neutrality is not an option," said Germany's Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock, "because then you are standing on the side of the aggressor." In January Baerbock told the Council of Europe "We are fighting a war against Russia." | U.S. Secretary of State Blinken echoed his German counterpart, stressing "You really can't be neutral." | Why not? What motivates this Mafia style pressure? | "Nearly 90 percent of the World…

Dave DeCamp (2023-03-10). Western Media Dumps Stories on Nord Stream Sabotage Shifting Blame from US. news.antiwar.com Since The New York Times published a story on Tuesday that cited US officials who claimed the bombings of the Nord Stream pipelines were conducted by a "pro-Ukrainian group," articles have appeared across Western media making similar allegations. The deluge of stories came almost one month after investigative journalist Seymour Hersh published a report that …

infobrics (2023-03-10). Kiev's neo-Nazi regime possibly involved in assassination attempt in Transnistria. infobrics.org The Ukrainian government is carrying out terrorist attacks abroad.

infobrics (2023-03-10). CNN admits America trying to use Ukraine conflict to 'isolate' China. infobrics.org While Donald Trump's approach was more isolationist and focused on economic warfare, the Biden administration is showing much more belligerence, as well as a tendency to relegate portions of its power projection to allies and vassals such as the UK, Australia, Japan, etc.

americanthinker (2023-03-10). The US's March of Folly in Ukraine. americanthinker.com Slowly, the picture of a determined, slow-moving, grinding, painful Russian victory emerges.

americanthinker (2023-03-10). A secret reason for Ukraine war funding? americanthinker.com The government could actually have been saving money by sending weapons to Ukraine. But that can't last forever.

M von der Schulenberg, Sabine Schiffer (2023-03-10). UN Charter: Negotiations!, Good wars, bad wars? & Proxies. indybay.org The seriousness of the escalating conflict over NATO's expansion to Russia's borders, which has now led to war, has been clear to all involved since at least 1994. Russia has repeatedly warned that admitting Ukraine and Georgia to NATO would violate its elementary security interests and cross a red line.

Staff (2023-03-10). By supplying weapon parts to Ukrainian army, S. Korea has become participant in war. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com QuartzMarch 9, 2023 South Korea exported weapon components to Poland, knowing they would end up in Ukraine The South Korean government confirmed it approved export licenses last year for components sent to Poland and used in weapons bound for the Ukrainian army last year, contradicting Seoul's current military aid policy that prevents selling arms to …

WSWS (2023-03-10). European Union ramps up ammunition production and organizes war economy. wsws.org The meeting of EU defence ministers in Stockholm on Wednesday was all about NATO's escalation of the war against Russia. The aim was to quickly provide the Ukrainian army with massive amounts of ammunition in order to repel the Russian army on the front in eastern Ukraine and to move on to the counter-offensive.

infobrics (2023-03-10). EEPC Talking to SBER Bank of Russia to Facilitate Rupee Trade. infobrics.org As Indian banks are not ready to give eBRCs to those who export to Russia and get the proceeds in rupees…

Pepe Escobar (2023-03-10). Lula Flirts With Moctezuma. orinocotribune.com By Pepe Escobar — Mar 1, 2023 | Lula's moves toward the US seem collaborationist. His condemnation of Russia's SMO strikes a note of discord in the multipolarist alliance. | Moctezuma was the last de facto emperor of the Aztecs. It is known that during his reign the Aztec Empire reached its peak in terms of expansionist activity, political reforms and infrastructure construction. On the other hand, according to the more popular version, Moctezuma promptly surrendered to the Spanish newcomers without any resistance, betraying his people and then helped the European colonizers to rule until his death. | Moctez…

infobrics (2023-03-10). US plans further sanctions against China as it pivots to the Pacific. infobrics.org This could be a repetition of the same mistakes all over again, with sanctions backfiring, thereby alienating partners and boosting Eurasian integration.

infobrics (2023-03-10). BRICS CCI WE Outlines Digital Inclusivity as a Key Gamechanger for Women in their Pursuit for Economic Equality. infobrics.org With the G20's focus on gender-based digital inclusivity alongwith the Hon'ble PM's vision of this decade being a Techade, BRICS CCI WE, the women's vertical of the BRICS Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted its 3rd Annual Summit and Felicitations 2023 on the theme — Women Shaping the Techade…

infobrics (2023-03-10). South Africa to Host BRICS Summit in Late Aug. infobrics.org South Africa will host the BRICS Summit in Gauteng province on August 22-24, said Minister in the Presidency Mondli Gungubele…

infobrics (2023-03-10). Unipolar hegemony is in its "death throes" – American expert. infobrics.org The US became "a destabilising bully" instead of "a peacekeeper and honest 'world's policeman'."

A Guest Author (2023-03-10). Students for Preservation of Chinatown challenge developers. workers.org By Cindy Lou Philadelphia Students for the Preservation of Chinatown began a demonstration on March 3, at 4041 Walnut St., in Philadelphia, the headquarters of Campus Apartments. The nationwide organization is headed by David Adelman — one of the primary players in the proposed sale of the Peoples (UC) Townhomes . . . |

Staff (2023-03-10). Rep. Barbara Lee on Cutting the Military Budget, Abortion Rights & Why She's Running for Senate. democracynow.org As President Biden proposes his new budget, which expands military spending, as well as social services, we speak with Democratic Congressmember Barbara Lee, co-chair of the Defense Spending Reduction Caucus. She recently reintroduced the People Over Pentagon Act to cut $100 billion from the Pentagon budget and reallocate funds to overlooked priorities like healthcare and education. Lee is one of three House Democrats who have announced their candidacy for outgoing California Senator Dianne Feinstein's seat. Lee is the highest-ranking Black woman appointed to House leadership and would be just the third Bla…

Staff (2023-03-10). NATO fighter jets, U.S. nuclear bombers run combat drills over Romania. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOAllied Air CommandMarch 10, 2023 Allied fighters and heavy bombers conduct NATO mission over Romania United States Air Force B-52s and Allied fighters conducted coordinated combined air-to-ground drills over Romania further improving Allied capabilities on March 9. Allied Air Command led a dynamic long-range operation above Romania with the Combined Air Operations Centre at Torrejón …

americanthinker (2023-03-10). What Will Become of Joe Manchin? americanthinker.com The Democrat senator from red West Virginia may have a hard time holding on to his political career.

Staff (2023-03-10). Kosovo participates in NATO multinational war games for "wide-area ground combat" throughout Europe. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. Army EuropeMarch 10, 2023 Press Release — Exercise Announcement for Dynamic Front 23 The 56th Artillery Command is set to conduct Dynamic Front 23 from March 13 to April 5, 2023, at Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, and Oksboel Training Area, Denmark. More than 1,700 military personnel from 18 countries, including, Germany, Denmark, Italy, Romania, …

Staff (2023-03-10). UK/NATO air combat exercise includes India, Saudi Arabia, Finland for first time. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOAllied Air CommandMarch 9, 2023 Exercise Cobra Warrior underway in the United Kingdom The first iteration of the Royal Air Force-hosted multinational live-fly exercise Cobra Warrior 2023 is underway with air force detachments from the Belgium and the United States, as well as — for the first time — from Finland, India and Saudi Arabia. …

Shane Quinn (2023-03-10). US-NATO Efforts to Overthrow President Assad in Syria. globalresearch.ca

Ben Norton, Geopolitical Economy. (2023-03-10). AMLO Says Mexico Is More Democratic Than Oligarch-Run USA. popularresistance.org Mexico's leftist President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) gave a fiery speech condemning the US State Department's "bad habit" of "meddling" in other country's "internal affairs". | "There is more democracy today in Mexico than in the United States", López Obrador said, "because here the people govern, and there the oligarchy govern". | AMLO lamented that politicians in Washington "still will not abandon the two-century-old policy, the Monroe Doctrine, of thinking of themselves as the world's government", calling it a "centuries-old habit of the US government and US elites".

____ (2023-03-10). Xi Jinping unanimously elected Chinese president, PRC CMC chairman. ecns.cn Xi Jinping was unanimously elected president of the People's Republic of China (PRC) and chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC) of the PRC on Friday at the ongoing session of the 14th National People's Congress.

PACBI (2023-03-10). Giro d'Italia and Tour de France, Don't Pedal for Israeli Apartheid. bdsmovement.net

John Pilger (2023-03-10). John Pilger: The Betrayers of Julian Assange. mintpressnews.com I have known Julian Assange since I first interviewed him in London in 2010. I immediately liked his dry, dark sense of humour, often dispensed with an infectious giggle. He is a proud outsider: sharp and thoughtful. We have become friends, and I have sat in many courtrooms listening to the tribunes of the state …

Labor Video Project (2023-03-10). The Fukushima Catastrophe Continues 12 Years After The Meltdowns. indybay.org March 11 is the 12th anniversary of the Fukushima earthquake and meltdown of three reactors. The disaster continues and the melted nuclear rods still remain in the broken reactors and have to be cooled by water which then becomes radiated. Two activists talk about the present situation after 12 years.

WSWS (2023-03-10). Australian corporate papers call for war with China, nuclear weapons and mass conscription. wsws.org The series, published on the front pages of the country's largest newspapers, demanded nothing less than total war against China.

People's Health Dispatch. (2023-03-10). Women's Rights At The Heart Of The Fight Over Pensions In France. popularresistance.org For the first time in the history of France, trade unions have called for a two-day general strike that will extend to March 8, International Working Women's Day. The general mobilization will begin on Tuesday, March 7, and it is expected to cause widespread protests all over the country. This is the first time since May 1968 that trade unions have issued a joint call for a general strike that will last for more than 24 hours. | While actions for March 8 have grown in strength over the past years, this year's mobilizations are expected to be particularly powerful. For the first time, it is social movements as a w…

Teri Mattson, WTF is Going on in Latin America, the Caribbean. (2023-03-10). Colombia-Total Peace And The Fight To Free All Political Prisoners. popularresistance.org In April 2021, tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Colombia to demand change. They rejected decades of state violence and deepening inequality. Over the course of three months, the largest protest in Colombian history spread to over 800 municipalities throughout the country. The months-long protests played a huge role in creating the conditions for the election of Gustavo Petro and Francia Marquez. | Changes are afoot in Colombia, and the inauguration of President Gustavo Petro and Vice President Francia Marquez on August 7, 2022 marks an important shift away from decades of political repression.

Staff (2023-03-10). Historian Alfred McCoy: As Tensions Rise over Taiwan, U.S. & China "Edging Ever Closer" to War. democracynow.org U.S. Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines is calling China the "most consequential threat" to U.S. national security. Meanwhile, the Chinese parliament has unanimously voted to give Xi Jinping a third five-year term as president. On Monday, Xi directly accused the United States of suppressing China's development, stating, "Western countries — led by the U.S. — have implemented all-round containment, encirclement and suppression against us." Both countries are beefing up their military presence along China's naval borders, and President Biden has made repea…

Dave DeCamp (2023-03-10). DNI Haines Says China Should Know the US Is Willing to Defend Taiwan. news.antiwar.com Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines said Thursday that China should know the US is willing to go to war over Taiwan, pointing to comments made by President Biden that he would defend the island in the event of a Chinese attack. Haines made the remarks at a House Intelligence Committee hearing when asked by …

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts (2023-03-10). Rising Tensions with China. globalresearch.ca

____ (2023-03-10). Deputy calls for more efforts in green energy storage. ecns.cn Stronger efforts are needed in promoting the development of the energy storage sector, with an emphasis on developing new battery types, as China demands more flexible power adjustment capacity.

____ (2023-03-10). 20b parcels delivered in China so far this year. ecns.cn China's parcel delivery industry has handled 20.09 billion parcels this year as of Wednesday, the State Post Bureau of China said on Thursday.

____ (2023-03-10). China's SMEs report improving business activity in February. ecns.cn China's small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) experienced a further increase in their activities in February amid a steadily warming economy, industrial data showed Friday.

____ (2023-03-10). China, Thailand jointly cultivate talents for new energy power cooperation. ecns.cn The opening ceremony of China-Thailand Electric Power Silk Road College and China-Thailand New Energy Power Workshop jointly was held Thursday at Guangxi Electrical Polytechnic Institute in Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

____ (2023-03-10). AI professionals offered high salary in China's recruitment market. ecns.cn Data shows that in this year's spring recruitment season, AI engineer has been in the top high-paying occupations, with an average monthly salary exceeding 25,000 yuan (about $3590.05).

____ (2023-03-10). Stable China-U.S. relationship should listen to three kinds of voices: observers. ecns.cn Observers believe that three voices should be heard in order to form a stable China-U.S. relationship, which is significant to the planet's future as stressed by China's Foreign Minister Qin Gang.

____ (2023-03-10). Wonderful Wu serves up more history for China. ecns.cn Making history with each step as he climbs the ranks, Wu Yibing is living the dream as he takes Chinese men's tennis into uncharted territory.

____ (2023-03-10). Report: U.S. to scrap COVID test for travelers from China. ecns.cn The United States is planning to lift COVID-19 testing requirements on travelers from China as soon as Friday because of a decrease in cases, hospitalizations and deaths in China.

____ (2023-03-10). China's first polymeric material genome research and development platform unveiled. ecns.cn A team of professors from the East China University of Science and Technology has created China's first polymeric material genome research and development platform.

____ (2023-03-10). National railway network coverage to grow by end of 2025. ecns.cn China's national railway network will be extended to 165,000 kilometers by the end of 2025, 50,000 km of which will be high-speed railways, according to Liu Zhenfang, president of the China State Railway Group, the national railway operator.

____ (2023-03-10). Wang Huning elected chairman of China's top political advisory body. ecns.cn Wang Huning was elected chairman of the 14th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, the top political advisory body, on Friday.

____ (2023-03-10). China's basic medical insurance fund balance surpasses 4 tln yuan. ecns.cn China's basic medical insurance fund recorded an accumulated balance of 4.25 trillion yuan (about 610.15 billion U.S. dollars) at the end of 2022, statistics from the National Healthcare Security Administration showed Thursday.

____ (2023-03-10). Countries scrap COVID test requirement to attract Chinese travelers. ecns.cn Australia will scrap the requirement for travelers from China, including Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions to test for COVID-19 before departure starting from midnight on March 11, the country's health minister said on Thursday.

____ (2023-03-10). Zhao Leji elected chairman of China's 14th National People's Congress Standing Committee. ecns.cn Zhao Leji was elected chairman of the 14th National People's Congress Standing Committee on Friday at the ongoing annual session of China's national legislature.

____ (2023-03-10). 14 vice chairpersons elected for China's 14th NPC Standing Committee. ecns.cn A total of 14 people were elected vice chairpersons of the Standing Committee of the 14th National People's Congress (NPC), China's national legislature, on Friday.

____ (2023-03-10). Xi pledges allegiance to Constitution. ecns.cn Xi Jinping, newly elected president of the People's Republic of China (PRC) and chairman of the Central Military Commission of the PRC, made a public pledge of allegiance to the Constitution at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Friday.

____ (2023-03-10). China's new top legislator pledges allegiance to Constitution. ecns.cn Zhao Leji, China's newly elected chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, the national legislature, made a public pledge of allegiance to the Constitution at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Friday.

____ (2023-03-10). China's new vice president pledges allegiance to Constitution. ecns.cn China's newly elected Vice President Han Zheng made a public pledge of allegiance to the Constitution at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Friday.

____ (2023-03-10). China's national political advisors meet to elect new leadership. ecns.cn China's national political advisors met on Friday afternoon to elect a new leadership for the 14th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, the top political advisory body.

____ (2023-03-10). National legislature to elect Chinese president, other state leaders. ecns.cn The 14th National People's Congress, China's national legislature, held a plenary meeting of its first session Friday morning to elect state leaders and vote on a plan on reforming State Council institutions.

____ (2023-03-10). Archaeologists find ancient Rong tombs in central China. ecns.cn Archaeologists discovered a number of tombs where couples were buried together, as well as a small number of tombs for ancient Rong People, an ancient ethnic group from the Zhou Dynasty between the Spring and Autumn and Warring States periods(770B.C-221 B.C.).

____ (2023-03-10). Tributary stream runs through riverbed of Poyang Lake as drought lingers. ecns.cn Aerial view shows a tributary stream running through the dried-up flats of Poyang Lake, China's largest freshwater lake, as it experiences a drought in Jiujiang, east China's Jiangxi Province, March 9, 2023.

____ (2023-03-10). Princess trees along Jinjiang River blossom. ecns.cn Princess trees along Jinjiang River are in full blossoms with purple flowers in Chengdu, east China's Sichuan Province, March 10, 2023.

____ (2023-03-10). China's new vice president pledges allegiance to Constitution. ecns.cn China's newly elected Vice President Han Zheng made a public pledge of allegiance to the Constitution at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Friday.

____ (2023-03-10). China's national political advisors meet to elect new leadership. ecns.cn China's national political advisors met on Friday afternoon to elect a new leadership for the 14th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, the top political advisory body.

____ (2023-03-10). National legislature to elect Chinese president, other state leaders. ecns.cn The 14th National People's Congress, China's national legislature, held a plenary meeting of its first session Friday morning to elect state leaders and vote on a plan on reforming State Council institutions.

____ (2023-03-10). Archaeologists find ancient Rong tombs in central China. ecns.cn Archaeologists discovered a number of tombs where couples were buried together, as well as a small number of tombs for ancient Rong People, an ancient ethnic group from the Zhou Dynasty between the Spring and Autumn and Warring States periods(770B.C-221 B.C.).

____ (2023-03-10). Tributary stream runs through riverbed of Poyang Lake as drought lingers. ecns.cn Aerial view shows a tributary stream running through the dried-up flats of Poyang Lake, China's largest freshwater lake, as it experiences a drought in Jiujiang, east China's Jiangxi Province, March 9, 2023.

____ (2023-03-10). Princess trees along Jinjiang River blossom. ecns.cn Princess trees along Jinjiang River are in full blossoms with purple flowers in Chengdu, east China's Sichuan Province, March 10, 2023.

____ (2023-03-10). Insights | China's robust growth will help alleviate global inflation. ecns.cn China's buying powers and consumption activities are increasing, which can help recover global economy. As a "factory of the world," if China is providing robust supply chain and producing good quality products, that can help alleviate global inflation and assist more developing countries.

____ (2023-03-10). Insights | China's modernization is a good model for developing countries. ecns.cn China's modernization is a very good model for developing countries, and it has lifted nearly 100 million people out of poverty, taken active measures to promote employment. China emphasizes low-carbon and green development, which has brought a win-win situation for the region and the world.

____ (2023-03-10). Insights | Oxford professor eyes China's green efforts, consumption-boosting plan. ecns.cn Rana Mitter, Professor of the history and politics of modern China at the University of Oxford, noted that it will be key where China puts government investment and preparations into making sure that China's a key player in the green energy revolution and develops it outside China.

____ (2023-03-10). China launches Tianhui-6 twin satellites. ecns.cn China successfully launched the Tianhui-6 twin satellites at 6: 41 a.m. on Friday from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern China's Shanxi Province.

____ (2023-03-10). China-Europe freight trains facilitate trade between China, Spain. ecns.cn A China-Europe train carrying 100 standard containers of China-made small commodities and ceramic products left Yiwu, a major hub of small commodities in east China's Zhejiang Province, for Madrid, Spain, Thursday.

____ (2023-03-10). Lhasa residents perform Guozhuang dance to welcome spring. ecns.cn People danced to welcome spring at a park in Lhasa, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, on Thursday. The park, located at the foot of the Potala Palace, is a popular place for outdoor activities in Lhasa.

____ (2023-03-10). Women's World Cup trophy arrives in Shanghai. ecns.cn The 2023 Women's World Cup trophy was presented in China's Shanghai on Thursday as part of its journey around the world.

a guest author (2023-03-10). Venezuelan revolutionary Hugo Chávez commemorated in New York. workers.org This statement was written by the organizers of the Hugo Chávez legacy event held on March 5 in New York City. Greetings to friends, comrades and revolutionary internationalists of New York City. Thank you for being here. We're gathered here today in front of the statue of the Liberator of . . . |

_____ (2023-03-10). France in Africa: Emmanuel Macron's farewell visit. journal-neo.org

Ahmed Al-Bardini (2023-03-10). Amazon promised good jobs in Egypt—for many, low pay and long hours are the reality. therealnews.com The Real News Network is co-publishing this piece with the In 2021, the American retail giant Amazon officially announced it was going into business in Egypt. This move came after it acquired Souq.com in 2017 which, after launching in Dubai in 2005, had become the largest e-commerce platform in the Arab world. | While Souq.com started as a small auction site, it developed into an online marketplace connecting sellers and buyers before turning into a fully integrated retail site and expanding its activ…

Allen Forrest (2023-03-10). The Value of a Sex Scandal. dissidentvoice.org

Ann Garrison (2023-03-10). U.S. shoots itself in the foot in Africa. mronline.org The U.S. can't seem to understand that the rest of the world, including Africa, doesn't like to be pushed around. African nations' refusal to reinforce US foreign policy in the UN General Assembly is a case in point.

Caoimhghin àì Croidheáin (2023-03-10). Dubai Superlatives: The Power of Excessive Wealth. dissidentvoice.org Questions From a Worker Who Reads (Bertolt Brecht 1935) Who built Thebes of the 7 gates? In the books you will read the names of kings. Did the kings haul up the lumps of rock? And Babylon, many times demolished, Who raised it up so many times? In what houses of gold glittering Lima did …

Chris Hedges (2023-03-10). Kshama Sawant's new 'Workers Strike Back' coalition will fight for $25 minimum wage and more. therealnews.com After a decade on Seattle City Council, socialist Kshama Sawant is declining to seek reelection and will instead launch a new national coalition called

Dan Williams (2023-03-10). Court delays release of more video from beating of Tyre Nichols. america.cgtn.com The fallout continues following the deadly beating of Tyre Nichols by police officers in Memphis earlier this year.

Editor (2023-03-10). Why a special party conference on the peace issue should ensure a new beginning for the German Left Party. mronline.org The executive committee of the Left Party is trying hard to make it clear to citizens that this party is not needed.

Editor (2023-03-10). Looking at the Skeletons Inside the NFL's Closet. scheerpost.com Renowned sports journalist Dave Zirin talks about his latest documentary, which explores the unjust, unfair and deeply racist history of the NFL coupled with its commitment to nationalism, militarism and corporatism.

Global Research News (2023-03-10). This Week's Most Popular Articles. globalresearch.ca John Helmer, Ma…

Jim Spellman (2023-03-10). Train company CEO testifies in Congress over derailment. america.cgtn.com Norfolk Southern CEO Alan Shaw testified before a U.S. Senate committee about the train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio that spilled dangerous chemicals into the community.

Kevin Gosztola (2023-03-10). Hearing Brings Attention To US Agency's Effort To Compel Twitter To Identify Journalists Working On 'Twitter Files'. thedissenter.org A hearing convened by a subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee brought further attention to the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) effort to compel Twitter to identify "all journalists and other members of the media" who have had access to any files from Twitter. | Matt Taibbi, the most prominent journalist who has spent several months combing through hundreds of thousands of files, said he found the FTC's request to be "scary.""I think it's none of the government's business which journalists a private company talks to and why," Taibbi declared. "I think every journa…

Nitza Soledad Perez (2023-03-10). University helps coral restoration by replicating hurricanes. america.cgtn.com The Aspen Institute held the second installment of its Climate discussions in Miami Beach Florida this week.

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2023-03-10). 'Siblings': An East German Novella Reminds Us of What Had Once Been Possible. orinocotribune.com By Jenny Farrell — March 6, 2023 | Brigitte Reimann's Siblings has just been published in English translation by Penguin in its series of classic international literature. It comes 60 years after the original German novella appeared. The translator is Lucy Jones. | Why is a text like this of interest to the modern Western reading public? Its primary interest lies in the fact that here we have an authentic female voice communicating to us from the early 1960s what it felt like to live in the German Democratic Republic (GDR) just before the border between the two German states, the Berlin Wall, was finally sea…

Staff (2023-03-10). "Barbaric Restrictions": 5 Women Sue Texas After Being Denied Abortions Despite Deadly Health Risks. democracynow.org Five women in Texas who were denied abortions are suing the state for denying them necessary medical care even though their pregnancies were nonviable and posed serious risks to their health. "I cannot adequately put into words the trauma and despair that comes with waiting to either lose your own life, your child's life, or both. For days, I was locked in this bizarre and avoidable hell," said Amanda Zurawski, the lead plaintiff, during a press conference Tuesday in Austin to announce the case, which also includes two doctors. While the Texas abortion ban is meant to have exceptions, many doctors are…

Staff (2023-03-10). President Maduro Announces Creation of Great Women's Mission Venezuela. orinocotribune.com This Wednesday, March 8, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro announced the creation of the Gran Misión Mujer Venezuela (Great Women's Mission Venezuela) during the International Women's Day celebrations, in order to unite and consolidate all the programs regarding women in the country under one banner. | "The time has come to unite all the programs, all the budgets, to unite all the strength and energy and put women at the center of attention and social security, with the maximum support of the government," said the Venezuelan head of state, standing in the Poliedro de Caracas sports stadium. "The time has come f…

Steve Mellon (2023-03-10). Deluzio introduces bill to protect health care of striking workers. therealnews.com This story originally appeared in Democrats U.S. Rep. Chris Deluzio and Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown are on Wednesday introducing legislation that would penalize employers who target the health care insurance of striking and locked-out workers. | The legislation, called the Striking and Locked Out Workers Healthcare Protection Act, would create a separate unfair labor practices category…

Tamara Pearson (2023-03-10). Indigenous Mexicans risk their lives to defend the environment from organized crime and 'insatiable, predatory' transnational corporations. therealnews.com They were driving back from a community meeting in Aquila, Michoacan, where the discussion had centered on getting the Ternium mine in the area to cease activities. They dropped someone off, then were never seen again. Later, their car was Antonio Díaz, an Indigenous Nahua leader opposed to the mine, and Ricardo Lagunes, a human rights lawyer who has taken on numerous key cases in Mexico, went missing on January 15 of this…

Adriaan Alsema (2023-03-10). Venezuela extradites fugitive former lawmaker to Colombia. colombiareports.com Venezuela's government extradited fugitive former Congresswoman Aida Merlano to Colombia where she is a key witness in high-profile corruption cases. Merlano spent the past three years in custody in Venezuela…

americanthinker (2023-03-10). A Grand Canyon of Difference. americanthinker.com Policies of "progress" and "diversity" guarantee a steady decline.

americanthinker (2023-03-10). Prevent Federal Overreach by Empowering the States. americanthinker.com Our federal government is out of control. This remedy might rein it in.

americanthinker (2023-03-10). The Actual Enemy in the War on Drugs. americanthinker.com Why do so many Americans comprise such a receptive, exploding market for cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, Fentanyl, and cannabis?

americanthinker (2023-03-10). The Deadly Incompetence of our Leadership. americanthinker.com We are at a crisis point in history the likes of which has not been seen for over century. The leadership of the West has been so incompetent that we may have passed the point of no return.

americanthinker (2023-03-10). A different take on two controversial AT commenters. americanthinker.com A suggestion how to appreciate opposing opinions, and not block them.

americanthinker (2023-03-10). Hillary Clinton claims the U.S. makes it 'as hard as possible for women to have careers'. americanthinker.com Does the old windbag remember her visits to Muslim countries?>

americanthinker (2023-03-10). Impeach Biden — and Garland, too. americanthinker.com Abuse of the constitutional rights of the January 6 detainees demands it.

americanthinker (2023-03-10). Kamala Harris may suffer from aphasia. americanthinker.com Kamala Harris's verbal utterances are bizarre, repetitive, and often not completed. She starts a sentence and then loses the thread. Aphasics may do this to hide the fact that they can literally not hold onto the meaning of their narrative, to carry it to completion.

americanthinker (2023-03-10). Kari Lake is right that it is Trump's Turn, but… americanthinker.com Why it is essential that voters have their say.

americanthinker (2023-03-10). This week we saw more proof of the Democrats' disdain for democracy. americanthinker.com It is said that when an individual responds to an allegation with a personal attack, the allegations are probably true, and the accused is most likely guilty. This week we saw proof of the guilt of the Democrats during two separate instances.

americanthinker (2023-03-10). UNC Pediatric Medicine goes woke. americanthinker.com The University of North Carolina imposes Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) throughout its medical system.

Andrew Perez (2023-03-10). Workers Are Funding Private Equity's Child Labor Exploitation. levernews.com

Angela (2023-03-10). Saturday 3/11: Free virtual screening of the the documentary film "The Sabra and Chatila Sky" indybay.org Zoom (Registration link is below)…

AROC (2023-03-10). SF Board of Education Gives Green Light to Accommodate Eid Holiday Starting in 2024. indybay.org Arab and Muslim Community says, "We'll Be Back"

Brennan Center for Justice (2023-03-10). Tuesday 3/14: Black Power & Civil Rights History Talk w/ Journalist & Author, Mark Whitaker. indybay.org Online event…

Committee on Academic Freedom (2023-03-10). Protesting the Imprisonment of Professor Awad al-Qarni, Popular Religious Reformer, by Saudi Arabia. juancole.com Committee on Academic Freedom | Middle East Studies Association | — March 09, 2023 His Majesty King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud King of Saudi Arabia and Custodian of the two Holy Mosques Fax: (via Ministry of the Interior) +966 11 403 3125 His Royal Highness Mohammad bin Salman Al Saud Crown Prince, Kingdom …

Dave DeCamp (2023-03-10). US Navy Wants to Turn Australia Into a Full-Service Submarine Hub. news.antiwar.com The US Navy wants a full-service submarine hub in Australia that can oversee all underwater activity in the Asia Pacific, including production and repairs, Defense News reported Thursday. The report cited comments from Navy Secretary Carlos del Toro, whose vision will be possible under AUKUS, the military pact signed between the US, Britain, and Australia …

David Giesen (2023-03-10). Wednesday 3/22: Solon's Salon. indybay.org Notable House | 189 Ellsworth St. | San Francisco…

David Giesen (2023-03-10). Monday 3/13: Women's History Month goes MONOPOLY! indybay.org ON LINE: | Google Meet joining info | Video call link: meet.google.com/yvd-fugx-bne

Dongsheng News (2023-03-10). The Two Sessions | Explained. dissidentvoice.org The Two Sessions, or Lianghui in Mandarin, are the simultaneous meetings of the National People's Congress and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. The National People's Congress is a legislative body and the highest authority of the Chinese state. The Consultative Conference is a united front political advisory and consultation organization with no legislative or …

____ (2023-03-10). (W.E. Talk ∑In Depth) Cheng Zhongying: Answer to the "Question from Liang Shuming", Has Man a Future. ecns.cn

____ (2023-03-10). College enrollment in U.S. continues to decline. ecns.cn America's college enrollment has fallen since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and the downward trend since 2018 persists, with millions of fewer students in classrooms, the most ever.

____ (2023-03-10). 60 pct of S. Koreans oppose donations-based solution on Japan's wartime forced labor. ecns.cn Almost 60 percent of South Koreans opposed the government's push to resolve Japan's wartime forced labor issue through a foundation donated by the South Korean private sector, a poll showed Friday.

____ (2023-03-10). Agriculture industries, talents key to rural revitalization: two session deputies. ecns.cn During the two sessions, rural revitalization has been in the spotlight. Many deputies suggest that efforts should be made to vigorously develop rural industries and cultivate talents in the "agriculture, rural, and farming" sectors.

____ (2023-03-10). Comicomment: Sound of gunfire exposes hypocrisy and indifference of American politics. ecns.cn


____ (2023-03-10). Han Zheng elected Chinese vice president. ecns.cn Han Zheng was elected Chinese vice president on Friday at the annual session of the national legislature.

____ (2023-03-10). Ceremony begins for Chinese leaders to pledge allegiance to Constitution. ecns.cn The ceremony for newly elected Chinese leaders to pledge allegiance to the country's Constitution began Friday morning at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

____ (2023-03-10). 23 vice chairpersons elected for 14th CPPCC National Committee. ecns.cn A total of 23 people were elected vice chairpersons of the 14th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), the country's top political advisory body, on Friday.

____ (2023-03-10). Seoul to build world's 2nd-largest Ferris wheel. ecns.cn

____ (2023-03-10). Hong Kong Flower Show 2023 kicks off. ecns.cn Flowers are on show during the Hong Kong Flower Show 2023, which will last from March 10 to 19 after a three-year hiatus at Victoria Park, exhibiting over 400,000 flowers.

____ (2023-03-10). Explore nature's marvels in Zhangjiajie. ecns.cn

Fight Back (2023-03-10). Minneapolis protest demands drop all charges against the Tampa 4. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – 20 people gathered at a busy Dinkytown intersection for a rally organized by Students for a Democratic Society at the University of Minnesota to show solidarity with the Tampa 4 and demand that all charges against them be dropped. | The Tampa 4 are young organizers who were brutalized and arrested by University of South Florida police officers during a protest hosted by Tampa Bay SDS calling for protections for diversity programs and increased Black enrollment at their university. | Videos of the incident have amassed thousands of views across different social media and news platforms. The four…

Fight Back (2023-03-10). Pro-accountability police district councilors celebrate election victories on International Women's Day. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL – Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO) held its annual International Working Women's Day celebration on Sunday, March 5. The program honored the women's liberation movement, as well as the women leading working-class struggles and fights for national liberation in the U.S., Palestine and the Philippines, among other places. | The event also celebrated the over 30 newly elected police district councilors, the majority of whom are women, and who ran on a platform of holding the police accountable. | The wide scope of topics covered in the program demonstrated the words of the FRSO Women&…

Fight Back (2023-03-10). Tampa SDS hosts press conference demanding justice for the Tampa 4. fightbacknews.org Tampa, FL – On Thursday, March 9, students, and community members gathered for a press conference to demand justice for the four protesters who were brutalized and arrested at the University of South Florida (USF) on Monday, March 6. The press conference was hosted by Tampa Bay Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and consisted of statements of solidarity from numerous organizations at USF and across the Tampa Bay community. | On March 6, Tampa Bay SDS hosted a march to demand a meeting with USF President Rhea Law to demand that she protect Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity (DEI) programs at USF. The protest…

Fight Back (2023-03-10). UCF solidarity protest for Tampa 4. fightbacknews.org Orlando, FL – On March 9, University of Central Florida (UCF) students participated in a solidarity action for the Tampa 4, a group of activists with University of South Florida (USF) Students for a Democratic Society that were brutalized by USF Police Department and arrested for protesting outside the university president's office. | USF SDS's demands were that the university take a stand against House Bill 999, the latest in Governor DeSantis' attacks against Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) programs, and that the USF administration take immediate action to increase Black enrollment and restore the D…

Fight Back (2023-03-10). Austin students rally for International Women's Day. fightbacknews.org Austin, TX — On Wednesday, March 8, around 15 students at the University of Texas at Austin rallied for International Women's Day. The rally, called by Austin Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), was held in front of the UT Tower. | To kick off the rally, SDS member Ashley Awad let the crowd in chants, such as, "When women's rights are under attack what do we do, stand up fight back!" | Awad then called attention to why students were rallying on International Women's Day, stating "With all the recent attacks on women's and reproductive rights it is important to keep organizing and speaking out to reject…

Fight Back (2023-03-10). East Los Angeles Walkouts celebrated. fightbacknews.org Los Angeles, CA – On March 8, Garfield High School held the 55th anniversary of the East Los Angeles Walkouts. In early March 1968, thousands of students walked out of East-area high schools to demand equality in public education and protested inferior conditions. This was the first urban youth-led protest of the growing Chicano movement and received national attention. | Garfield High School (GHS) teacher Juan Garcia and students organized the assembly attended by over 1200 students. Garcia spoke to the assembly, "It is important to know our rich history of struggles and contributions to this land." | Newly-elec…

Gary Brumback (2023-03-10). On Human Nature: Thinking, Believing, and Seeing. dissidentvoice.org What is our very nature as human beings? Philosophers, poets, psychologists and other human beings ad nauseam down through the ages have addressed that question. Is it presumptuous or arrogant of me to chime in with my two cents? Or make it three cents since I will "only" tackle three attributes of human nature; thinking, …

Jacob Andrewartha (2023-03-10). Unionists rally on International Women's Day. greenleft.org.au Hundreds of unionists and gender and queer activists marched for International Women's Day in Naarm/Melbourne. Jacob Andrewartha reports.

Jonathan Strauss (2023-03-10). Gig funds refugee advocacy and support. greenleft.org.au Cairns for Refugees and Green Left organised an event that raised nearly $1300 for refugee rights advocacy. Jonathan Strauss reports.

Juan Cole (2023-03-10). US Sec'ry of Defense Austin intervenes in Israeli Crisis: Condemns Settler attacks on Palestinians, Netanyahu Assault on Courts. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin's visit to Israel on Thursday was overshadowed by the massive protests in the streets, which demonstrators termed the "Day of Resistance to Dictatorship." Austin had planned to visit the Ministry of Defense in Tel Aviv, but instead was trapped at Ben Gurion Airport, where he …

Kerry Smith (2023-03-10). Fines given to Fireproof Australia activists. greenleft.org.au Firefighter Alan Glover and opera singer Karen Fitz-Gibbon were fined for taking part in a climate protest on the Sydney Harbour Bridge last April. Kerry Smith reports.

Kirk Off Campus (2023-03-10). Phone Zap! Tell UC Davis Chancellor May We Don't Want Another Proud Boy Hate Rally! indybay.org Phone Zap! Call and email UC Davis Chancellor Gary S. May and refuse to let our taxes and student fees be used to pay for a Turning Point USA hate rally! Charlie Kirk says trans people need to be "took care of!" At the last TPUSA event at UC Davis, Proud Boys attacked students and community members. Enough is enough!

Kurt Nimmo (2023-03-10). House Votes to Continue Illegal Military Occupation of Syria. globalresearch.ca

Labor Action Committtee For Mumia (2023-03-10). Saturday 3/11: ILWU 10 Meeting On Mumia & Report From Trip To South Africa. indybay.org ILWU Local 10 Henry Schmidt Room | 400 North Point St. | San Francisco…

Labor Video Project (2023-03-10). CA AG Bonta Prosecute SF Police Killer Say Speakers At SF State Building. indybay.org

Laura Wells (2023-03-10). Hugo Chávez – Ten Years Presente! indybay.org In contrast to the mainstream media and US government portrayal of Hugo Chavez, he left a legacy of lessons that would benefit people and politics in the US, and the world.

Lisa Burnam (2023-03-10). Statement on President Biden's Budget for Fiscal Year 2024. cepr.net Statement on President Biden's Budget for Fiscal Year 2024 from Eileen Appelbaum, Co-Director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research: The Center for Economic and Policy Research, an organization dedicated to rigorous research and policies that enhance the welfare and economic security of workers and their families, welcomes the commitment President Biden's budget …

Martin Edwin Andersen (2023-03-10). Torture, Murder and Security Clearances at the Defense Security Cooperation Agency. indybay.org The news out of the democratic republic of Chile this week is that the conviction of Jaime Garcia Covarrubias—the former National Defense University / Defense Security Cooperation Agency professor who was since 2008 the target of the Petitioner's disclosures through the NDU/DSCA chain of command—for the torture and murder of an unarmed detainee was upheld by that country's Supreme Court. | Garcia Covarrubias has been sentenced to seven years in prison for his authorship of that crime, one of two involving the torture and clandestine murder of unarmed detainees for which he has already been convicted a…

Mothers on the March (2023-03-10). Friday 3/10: POA: Shut it Down! indybay.org On the sidewalk in front of the San Francisco Police Officers Association: 800 Bryant @ 6th Street in San Francisco…

National Lawyers Guild (2023-03-10). NLG Condemns "Stop Cop City" Music Festival Arrests in Atlanta. indybay.org Law enforcement detained at least 35 people in Atlanta on Sunday, March 5, at a solidarity music festival over a mile away from the Cop City construction site.

Nolan Higdon (2023-03-10). Journalistic Malpractice on Trial. dissidentvoice.org "This is direct evidence of knowing falsity" exclaimed RonNell Anderson Jones, Professor of Law at the University of Utah, in a February 2023 interview with Jon Stewart. Jones noted that in most defamation cases "the likelihood that you will find evidence of them [news outlets] saying, 'We know this is a lie and we would …

Norman Solomon (2023-03-10). Israel's Liberal Supporters Are Taking Their Denial to a New Level. indybay.org

People for the American Way & DFAD (2023-03-10). Thursday 3/9: Freedom to Vote Movement Virtual Rally w/ the MLK Jr Family & PFAW. indybay.org Online rally…

Peoples Dispatch (2023-03-10). Jammu and Kashmir: Eviction drive sparks anger and protests. greenleft.org.au The administration of Jammu and Kashmir, which is directly under the Indian government, launched an eviction drive targeting farmers and workers, reports Peoples Dispatch/Globetrotter News Service.

Peter Boyle (2023-03-10). Kohei Saito to speak at Ecosocialism 2023. greenleft.org.au Japanese Marxist academic Kohei Saito, author of Capital in the Anthropocene, will be a keynote speaker at Ecosocialism 2023, organised by Green Left. Peter Boyle reports.

Planned Parenthood Mar Monte (2023-03-10). Saturday 3/25: Medication Abortion Teach-In w/ Planned Parenthood (Oakland). indybay.org RSVP to receive location details…

Rescue Pacifica (2023-03-10). Thursday 3/9: KPFA Pacifica Press Conference To Denounce Violation Of Bylaws & Sale Of KPFK Building. indybay.org KPFA | 2929 Martin Luther King Blvd/University | Berkeley…

Staff (2023-03-10). Another small nation brought to its knees: "United society can defeat the majority" — Georgian opposition leader in U.S. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The MessengerMarch 10, 2023 Georgian Dream Withdraws 'Foreign Agents' Bill Due to High Public Pressure The joint statement of the political council of the ruling party Georgian Dream, bill initiator People's Power party and the Parliamentary majority has been published, saying they have withdrawn the bill after mass protests. According to the statement, the ruling …

Staff (2023-03-10). Each police line broken brings Georgia closer to Saakashvili's return, government overthrow — ex-interior minister. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Agenda.geMarch 10, 2023 Ensuring Saakashvili's release goal of public protests in Georgia, "irrespective of where police line is broken" — former Interior Minister Georgia's former Interior Minister Vano Merabishvili on Wednesday claimed ensuring the release of the imprisoned former President Mikheil Saakashvili was one of the goals of the public protests held this week in …

Staff (2023-03-10). Kelly Degnan, Samantha Power: Georgia vital link in connecting Central Asia to Europe. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Samantha Power, of course, is the head of the United States Agency for International Development. ==== Rustavi2March 10, 2023 Organized by the EU-Georgia Business Council and supported by the USAID Economic Governance Program, the first meeting of the Honorary Council of the "Black Sea Platform" was held Video Organized by the EU-Georgia Business Council and …

Staff (2023-03-10). Pentagon delivers first long-range Patriot interceptors for Polish air defense system. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Polish RadioMarch 10, 2023 Poland receives first US missiles for Patriot air defence systems The first batch of PAC-3 MSE missiles for Polands Patriot air-defence systems has arrived in the country, its producer Lockheed Martin announced on Thursday. US defence contractor Lockheed Martin announced the delivery in a statement on Thursday…. The PAC-3 MSE (Patriot …

Robert Hunziker (2023-03-10). Mitigation Battleground. dissidentvoice.org A battle over how to protect the planet from overheating is heating up. Academics are coming out of the woodwork, forming coalitions, issuing declarations. A subdued debate over the merits versus demerits of geoengineering (SRM) has been ongoing for years. Now battle lines are forming. The SRM controversy is coming to a head, in …

Santa Cruz Food Not Bombs (2023-03-10). We Demand Santa Cruz City and County Officials Open 24 Hour Emergency Shelters Now! indybay.org Protect the Homeless from the Ravages of the Atmospheric River…

Staff (2023-03-10). Headlines for March 10, 2023. democracynow.org Biden's FY2024 Budget Proposes Tax Hikes to Fund Social Programs and Record Military Spending, Pentagon Chief Lloyd Austin Meets Israeli PM Amid Escalating West Bank Violence, U.N. Condemns Israeli Strike on Aleppo Airport; U.S. Votes Against Ending Involvement in Syrian War, Xi Embarks on Unprecedented Third Term as Chinese President, At Least 36 Killed in DRC Near Border with Uganda, Gunman Kills 8 People, Including Self, in Mass Shooting at Jehovah's Witnesses Center in Germany, Another Norfolk Southern Train Derails as CEO Alan Shaw Appears Before Senate, New York Could Soon Charge Trump with Fina…

Staff (2023-03-10). Strong Job Growth in February, but Hours Drop, and Wage Growth Slows. cepr.net The annual rate of wage growth over the last three months was just 3.6 percent, a pace often seen prior to the pandemic when inflation was below the Fed's target.

Staff (2023-03-10). How U.S. Military Spending Works. davidswanson.org

Staff (2023-03-10). Venezuela Won't Go Back to México Talks Unless All Sanctions Lifted. orinocotribune.com This Thursday, March 9, the president of Venezuela's National Assembly (AN), Jorge Rodríguez, announced that "Venezuela is not going to sign any agreement with that sector of the Venezuelan opposition until we are 100% free of sanctions, until the 765 unilateral coercive measures signed by Donald Trump and Barack Hussein Obama are lifted," in reference to the México Talks with the far-right Venezuelan opposition. | The announcement was part of a statement by Rodríguez at an Anti-Imperialism Day event, held in Plaza Bolívar in Caracas on March 9, marking the eighth anniversary of the signing of the US Executive Or…

The Green Arcade (2023-03-10). Sunday 3/12: Mirabel Street Writers Group Reading – Picnic, Lightning! indybay.org The Green Arcade | 1680 Market Street | San Francisco, CA 94102…

Tibetan Youth Congress (2023-03-10). Friday 3/10: Tibetan Uprising Day. indybay.org Tibetan flag raising at Berkeley City Hall at 8am | 2180 Milvia St, Berkeley (near Downtown Berkeley BART) | Protest at SF city hall at 10am | 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place SF (near Civic Center BART) | Protest at Chinese Consulate at 1: 30pm | 1450 Laguna St, SF | Protest at Union Square at 5pm…

United Front Committee For A Labor Party (2023-03-10). Monday 3/13: From Hunters Point To E. Palestine Prosecute & Jail Tetra Tech & Norfolk Southern CEOs. indybay.org San Francisco Federal Building | 450 Golden Gate | San Francisco, CA…

United State of Women, partners (2023-03-10). Wednesday 3/22: Self-Managed Abortion On Our Own Terms w/ USOW. indybay.org Virtual event…

UUSF Forum (2023-03-10). Sunday 3/12: David Hartsough: Stop the Madness of War — Start Negotiations Now! indybay.org Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco TSK Room | 1187 Franklin St. S.F. | And via Zoom: zoom.us/j/98890055550?pwd=WnhzYTFieSswUF…

William Smith (2023-03-10). NTEU strikes for 7th time over Uni of Sydney work agreement. greenleft.org.au National Tertiary Education Union members at the University of Sydney went on strike for the seventh time, in pursuit of their enterprise agreement. William Smith reports.

WSWS (2023-03-10). The earthquake disaster in Turkey and Syria and the role of German imperialism. wsws.org While governments are expending enormous resources on rearmament and war, they are neglecting the most urgent needs of the broad masses of the population. The victims of the earthquake are being given only paltry handouts.

WSWS (2023-03-10). Twenty-three charged with domestic terrorism over protest against proposed Atlanta, Georgia police training center. wsws.org As protests against the proposed militarized "Cop City" training facility have grown, authorities are resorting to increasingly repressive measures, charging 41 persons so far under the state's "domestic terrorism" laws.

WSWS (2023-03-10). Class struggle at Caterpillar: Lessons from the past. wsws.org The sellout deal that the UAW is attempting to impose at Caterpillar is the latest in an unbroken chain of betrayals by the UAW based on its bankrupt nationalist and pro-company orientation.

WSWS (2023-03-10). Demise of crypto firm FTX brings down a bank. wsws.org The liquidation of Silvergate, the first bank failure since 2020, is significant because it was a major conduit for the flow of funds into the crypto system.

WSWS (2023-03-10). Australian Labor's universities Accord seeks to tie universities to big business and war preparations. wsws.org By "national needs," the Australian Universities Accord discussion paper means the private profit, geo-strategic and war requirements of the capitalist class.

WSWS (2023-03-10). Sri Lankan government unleashes brutal state attacks on student protests. wsws.org Hundreds of heavily-armed police officers and army soldiers, were mobilised on Tuesday and Wednesday to stop students protesting against government austerity and attacks on democratic rights.

WSWS (2023-03-10). US Justice Department investigation details widespread civil rights abuses by Louisville, Kentucky Metro Police Department. wsws.org The report attempts to present Louisville Metro Police Department's conduct as merely the case of poor training, inadequate facilities and equipment and a lack of mental health support for officers.

WSWS (2023-03-10). "This is a fight for working class people globally": Caterpillar workers rank-and-file committee holds powerful meeting against sellout agreement. wsws.org On Wednesday, the Caterpillar Workers Rank-and-File Committee and the World Socialist Web Site co-hosted a well-attended and powerful meeting calling on Caterpillar workers to vote "no" on the UAW-Caterpillar sellout agreement and to prepare for a strike.

WSWS (2023-03-10). Michigan Democratic Governor Whitmer signs state budget, automakers cash in. wsws.org With Michigan under Democratic Party control for the first time in 40 years, the new budget enshrines billions for big business, no relief for workers.

WSWS (2023-03-10). Governor DeSantis leads Florida Republicans in assault on democratic rights in new legislative session. wsws.org New laws that could be signed by Governor Ron DeSantis would eviscerate public education, roll back abortion access, and expand the death penalty.

_____ (2023-03-10). Is there a division in the ranks of Turkey's opposition? journal-neo.org It is rather obvious that uniting the opposition in the elections of the head of state usually ends in failure. This fact is due to the contradictions in the programs of the opposition candidates and, of course, the maximalist approach of each of them in their desire to get into the office. This may explain […] | –°–æ–æ–±—â–µ–Ω–∏–µ

Staff (2023-03-10). Sesiona máximo órgano legislativo de la República Popular China. cubadebate.cu La cuarta reunión del presidium de la primera sesión anual de la XIV Asamblea Popular Nacional también se celebró el día 9, tras la tercera reunión celebrada por la mañana. Zhao Leji, presidente ejecutivo del presidium, presidió la reunión. Un total de 192 delegados asistieron, con lo que se ha cumplido el quórum para la realización de la Asamblea…

Staff (2023-03-10). Canciller cubano saluda restablecimiento de vínculos Irán-Arabia Saudita. cubadebate.cu El canciller de Cuba, Bruno Rodríguez, saludó hoy el restablecimiento de las relaciones diplomáticas entre Arabia Saudita e Irán, interrumpidas durante siete años. Expresó "nuestro beneplácito a Declaración conjunta trilateral de Arabia Saudita, Irán y China, en la que anuncian decisión del Reino e Irán de restablecer relaciones diplomáticas y reabrir Embajadas".

Staff (2023-03-10). Chapeando: Odio suelto en Tampa (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu En este podcast hablamos sobre el grosero ataque en la ciudad norteamericana de Tampa a la embajadora cubana en Washington por parte de cuatro odiadores, al parecer todos enviados directamente de la Asamblea de la Resistencia, una de las empresas que gestiona Orlando Gutiérrez Boronat en el sur de La Florida para pagar la guerra contra Cuba.

Staff (2023-03-10). Tejer buenas vibras en la Morada de Buena Fe (+ Video). cubadebate.cu Comienza Morada y se escucha una línea que en sí misma dice mucho de Buena Fe y del concepto que defienden como banda: Las mejores canciones son las más viejas. Quizás sea porque somos gente de tradiciones. La única certeza es que luego de 20 años, esta agrupación creada por Israel Rojas y Yoel Martínez, ha pasado a ser parte del acervo cultural de este país, de su pueblo.

Staff (2023-03-10). Instantáneas de la juventud cubana. cubadebate.cu Una pareja en el malecón. Dos. Tres. La camadería entre amigos. Los científicos detrás de microscopios y probetas. Los doctores que no paran hasta encontrar el diagnóstico correcto, y esos que no se detienen hasta encestar o meter el anhelado gol. La juventud es Cuba…Cuba es su juventud.

Staff (2023-03-10). Las 3 del día: Morada, la derrota de Cuba ante Italia y las noticias del 9 de marzo (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu Saludos a todos los seguidores del podcast Las 3 del día. Este jueves 9 de marzo de 2023 la periodista Thalía Fuentes Puebla nos da un repaso a lo que acontece en Cuba y el resto del mundo. Las 3 del día es el podcast de Cubadebate que tiene de todo un poco en materia informativa. En la voz de nuestros editores, periodistas y colaboradores escucha un podcast resumen. °Conéctese ya!

Staff (2023-03-10). Tren de la compañía Norfolk Southern descarriló en Alabama (+Video). cubadebate.cu Un tren de la compañía Norfolk Southern descarriló este jueves en el condado de Calhoun, en Alabama (EE.UU.), horas antes de que el presidente de la empresa, Alan Shaw, compareciera frente al Senado para responder a preguntas sobre un accidente similar, ocurrido el 3 de febrero, que provocó un errdame de químicos tóxicos en East Palestine, Ohio. Se trata del tercer siniestro de este tipo que tiene la firma ferroviaria en un mes.

Staff (2023-03-10). Cuba apuesta por recuperar el turismo alemán. cubadebate.cu Cuba apuesta por recuperar a los vacacionistas alemanes. La más importante feria de turismo mundial, ITB Berlín que se desarrolla por tres días hasta hoy 9 de marzo, ha sido una oportunidad para presentar las potencialidades del destino caribeño.

Staff (2023-03-10). Firman Gobierno de Colombia y ELN el Acuerdo de México, la nueva agenda de diálogos para alcanzar la paz. cubadebate.cu El Gobierno de Colombia y el Ejército de Liberación Nacional (ELN) firmaron hoy el Acuerdo de México, la nueva agenda de diálogos para alcanzar la paz en el país suramericano. Este Acuerdo es considerado la hoja de ruta hacia un pacto de la sociedad colombiana que lleve al gran Acuerdo Nacional y a la reconciliación, fruto de transformaciones estructurales.

Staff (2023-03-10). Vale-No vale: El Cuba del Clásico, la estafa del puré, el sistema de ventas y las colas. cubadebate.cu Cubadebate continúa con su sección Vale-No vale para reconocer, una vez más gracias a los comentarios y correos de los lectores, todo aquello que vale porque mejora nuestras vidas, desarrolla el país o nos hace mejores ciudadanos, y señalar también todo lo que no vale y merece ser cambiado.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-03-10). Familiares de víctimas de masacre en Juliaca mantendrán protestas. telesurtv.net Los manifestantes resaltaron, además, que mantienen como uno de sus principales pedidos la renuncia de la presidenta.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-03-10). Premier griego asume responsabilidad por accidente ferroviario. telesurtv.net Mitsotakis aseveró que sus pensamientos están con las familias de las víctimas y su atención.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-03-10). Siria rechaza declaraciones de EE.UU. sobre permanencia militar. telesurtv.net La Cancillería siria resalta que sin el apoyo de EE. UU. no hubiesen ocurrido decenas de hechos terroristas en el país árabe.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-03-10). Destacan unidad de pueblo venezolano ante agresividad de EE.UU. telesurtv.net Afirman que Washington soslayó la fortaleza y espíritu de un pueblo que se ha empoderado y defiende sus conquistas.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-03-10). Naufragio deja 3 muertos y 28 desaparecidos en costa de Gabón. telesurtv.net Las autoridades informaron que la investigación continúa.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-03-10). Registran 625 mujeres víctimas de violencia en una semana en Costa Rica. telesurtv.net De las 625 mujeres violentadas que registró el Ministerio de Salud, 95 denunciaron violencia física.

teleSUR, nama, DRL (2023-03-10). Presidente del parlamento rechaza desestabilización en Georgia. telesurtv.net El titular del parlamento georgiano enfatizó en la importancia del respeto por las instituciones y criticó la actuación de la jefa de Estado que celebró las movilizaciones de la víspera.

teleSUR, nama, MER (2023-03-10). Gobierno de Venezuela no firmará acuerdo con oposición hasta que se levanten las medidas coercitivas. telesurtv.net El presidente del Parlamento recordó que el sector de las oposiciones con el que firmaron un acuerdo social en México no ha cumplido con lo establecido.

teleSUR, nbb, DRL (2023-03-10). Ejecutivo argentino expone medidas contra aumento de violencia. telesurtv.net Rosario es la ciudad con mayor criminalidad de Argentina, con una tasa de 22 homicidios por cada 100.000 habitantes, cinco veces mayor que el promedio nacional.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-03-10). Mueren 3 personas tras desprendimiento de mina en Barcelona, España. telesurtv.net Se trata de dos geólogos y un becario que quedaron atrapados en un derrumbe en una galería a 900 metros de profundidad.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-03-10). OPS insta a continuar con vacunación para combatir la Covid-19. telesurtv.net Solicitó aumentar la vacunación para evitar secuelas como el Covid de larga duración que ya padecen hasta un 20 por ciento de las personas.

teleSUR, SH (2023-03-10). Tiroteo deja al menos siete muertos en el centro de México. telesurtv.net La Fiscalía General del Estado de San Luis Potosí indicó que un militar falleció durante el enfrentamiento con miembros de una banda criminal.

teleSUR, MER (2023-03-10). Imponen 36 meses de prisión preventiva a Pedro Castillo en Perú. telesurtv.net El juez Juan Carlos Checkley también leyó su resolución para los exministros Juan Silva Villegas y Geiner Alvarado López.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-03-10). Publican detalles de sentencia contra argentina Cristina Fernández. telesurtv.net Jueces dan a conocer los considerados del fallo emitido el 6 de diciembre pasado. Cristina Fernández presentará su apelación.

teleSUR, nama, DRL (2023-03-10). Unos 1.200 migrantes llegan en apenas un día a Lampedusa, Italia. telesurtv.net El Consejo de Ministros italiano, presidido por Georgia Meloni, celebrará este jueves una reunión especial ante el aumento de la inmigración irregular.

teleSUR, odr, EFE (2023-03-10). Reportan sismo de magnitud 4,6 en Perugia, Italia. telesurtv.net El movimiento telúrico sucedió a las 16H05 (hora local) y la profundidad fue de 10 kilómetros.

teleSUR, SH (2023-03-10). Congreso peruano rechaza interpelar al primer ministro. telesurtv.net La moción contra el primer ministro, Alberto Otárola, fue rechazada con 59 votos en contra, 31 votos a favor y siete abstenciones.

Staff (2023-03-10). Xi Jinping fue elegido para un tercer mandato como presidente de la República Popular China. cubadebate.cu Xi Jinping fue elegido por unanimidad presidente de la República Popular China (RPCh) y presidente de la Comisión Militar Central de la RPCh en la sesión en curso de la XIV Asamblea Popular Naciona…

Staff (2023-03-10). Pinar del Río: Combaten incendio forestal en las inmediaciones del parque nacional La Gàºira. cubadebate.cu Fuerzas del Cuerpo de Guardabosques (CGB), bomberos y trabajadores del sector agrícola combaten un incendio forestal ocurrido en las inmediaciones del parque nacional La Gàºira, en el pinareño municipio de Los Palacios.

Staff (2023-03-10). Primer ministro en Gibara: Juntos podemos transformar la vida cultural del municipio (+Video). cubadebate.cu El miembro del Buró Político y primer ministro, Manuel Marrero Cruz, y la delegada de la circunscripción 64, Sonia Adelaida Chacón Fernández, candidatos a diputados a la Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular (ANPP) por el municipio de Gibara, visitaron, este jueves, centros de interés social y económico de la localidad holguinera.

Staff (2023-03-10). Valdés Mesa recorrió varios centros laborales de Gàºines (+Video). cubadebate.cu Por segunda vez en esta semana, el vicepresidente cubano Salvador Valdés Mesa, candidato a diputado a la Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular por el municipio de Gàºines, en la provincia de Mayabeque, visitó centros laborales e intercambió con los pobladores Se interesó por la fábrica local de Ron Nucay, perteneciente a la Empresa de Bebidas y Refrescos.

Staff (2023-03-10). Candidatos a diputados retoman recorridos por sitios de interés económico y social de Santa Clara. cubadebate.cu Los candidatos a diputados a la Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular de Cuba (Parlamento) por el municipio de Santa Clara, entre ellos el Presidente Miguel Díaz-Canel, retomaron hoy los recorridos por sitios de interés económico y social de ese territorio, en la central provincia de Villa Clara. Las elecciones nacionales están previstas para el domingo 26 de marzo.

Staff (2023-03-10). Registran enjambre sísmico en frontera entre Ecuador y Colombia: Casi 200 temblores cada hora en un día. cubadebate.cu El Instituto Geofísico de la Escuela Politécnica Nacional (IGEPN) de Ecuador y el Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Pasto (OVSP), del Servicio Geológico Colombiano (SGC), registran un enjambre sísmico en la frontera entre los dos países. Se han contabilizado al menos 4 500 sismos en el lugar, desde las 11: 00 [hora local] del jueves.

Staff (2023-03-10). Servicio de Guardacostas de Estados Unidos devuelve a Cuba 26 migrantes irregulares. cubadebate.cu El Servicio de Guardacostas de Estados Unidos devolvió este viernes 10 de marzo 26 migrantes irregulares a Cuba por el Puerto de Orozco, en Bahía Honda, Artemisa, quienes habían participado en cuatro salidas ilegales del país por la vía marítima y luego fueron interceptados. Con esta operación, suman 26 las realizadas por ese servicio con 1 944 personas devueltas.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-03-10). Presidente López Obrador exige respeto a soberanía de México. telesurtv.net Rechaza propuesta de legisladores de EE.UU. de declarar guerra a cárteles mexicanos y emplear contra ellos a las FF.AA. de ese país.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-03-10). Tiroteo deja siete muertos y varios heridos en Hamburgo, Alemania. telesurtv.net El incidente tuvo lugar en un templo de Testigos de Jehová cerca de las 21H00 (hora local).

teleSUR, SH (2023-03-10). Xi Jinping es electo para un tercer mandato como presidente de China. telesurtv.net El pleno de la ANP votó a favor de Xi Jinping para un tercer mandato presidencial de cinco años.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-03-10). Rafael Correa resalta fracaso del neoliberalismo en la región. telesurtv.net Así se expresó el exmandatario en ocasión de intervenir en la conmemoración del Día del Antimperialismo Bolivariano, el cual tiene lugar en Caracas, Venezuela.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-03-10). Ocupantes israelíes asesinan a tres palestinos en Cisjordania. telesurtv.net Tres jóvenes se encontraban en el interior de un automóvil cuando fueron baleados por efectivos de Tel Aviv.

teleSUR, nama, JDO (2023-03-10). Gobierno de Chile critica rechazo en el Congreso a reforma tributaria. telesurtv.net El rechazo a reformar el sistema tributario complica el programa de transformaciones del Ejecutivo.

teleSUR, SH (2023-03-10). Senado francés aprueba aumentar la edad de jubilación a 64 años. telesurtv.net Más allá de ser aprobada en el Senado, el gran obstáculo del presidente Macron son las movilizaciones organizadas por la mayoría de los sindicatos franceses.

teleSUR- lvm (2023-03-10). Reportan otro accidente de tren de Norfolk en Alabama, EE.UU. telesurtv.net El accidente en el Condado de Calhoun, en Alabama es el tercer descarrilamiento de la compañía Norfolk Southern en un mes.

Cristina Escobar (2023-03-09). Latinas Get an 'Ocean's 11' With 'Righteous Thieves' Starring Lisa Vidal (INTERVIEW). latinorebels.com Premiering March 10, 'Righteous Thieves' is essentially a Latino 'Ocean's 11,' with our clever burglars stealing back paintings from Nazis that stole them from Jewish families during the Holocaust. There's power and joy in this silly heist film that puts Latinos at its center but doesn't spend time on their identity.

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