2023-03-23: News Headlines

____ (2023-03-23). Xi's Russia visit promotes global strategic stability. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping wrapped up his three-day state visit to Russia on Wednesday, a trip of special significance in boosting bilateral ties and promoting global strategic stability amid the ongoing Ukraine crisis.

Joe Piette (2023-03-23). Protests denounce U.S.-NATO wars. workers.org Washington, D.C. Over 2,500 antiwar activists converged in front of the White House on March 18. The main demand of the action was to put an end to the U.S./NATO proxy war against Russia in Ukraine. Coalitions representing the most active antiwar and anti-imperialist movements cooperated to organize this countrywide . . . |

____ (2023-03-23). Controversial munitions for Ukraine spark fears. ecns.cn The United Kingdom has decided to send battle tanks and armor-piercing ammunition containing depleted uranium to Ukraine, while the United States announced on Tuesday that it will speed up its delivery of tanks.

Elena Teslova (2023-03-23). Russia Slams UK Plans to Send Depleted Uranium Shells to Ukraine. globalresearch.ca

Dave DeCamp (2023-03-23). China Hits Back at US Criticism of Ukraine Peace Efforts. news.antiwar.com China on Wednesday hit back at US criticism of Beijing's efforts to push for peace talks to end the fighting in Ukraine as Chinese President Xi Jinping concluded his three-day visit to Moscow. National Security Council spokesman John Kirby told reporters on Tuesday that China was not "impartial" due to its relationship with Russia, comments …

_____ (2023-03-23). Putin and Xi Standing Firm on the Right Side of History. strategic-culture.org The world is changing before our eyes. Western imperialist regimes are being exposed for the warmongers they are, and a new multipolar order of partnership and peace is emerging. | The historic summit this week between the Russian and Chinese leaders provoked paroxysms of angst in the Western media. President Vladimir Putin's hosting of China's Xi Jinping in Moscow was presented as the "world's two most prominent autocrats" purportedly establishing a hostile "anti-West axis". | The American and European media — slavishly echoing the talking points of their imperialist regimes — were in hyper-bogeyman…

____ (2023-03-23). In Numbers: China-Russia trade injects strong momentum into bilateral ties. ecns.cn

____ (2023-03-23). PLA expels U.S. destroyer trespassing Chinese territorial waters off Xisha Islands. ecns.cn The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) expelled a U.S. destroyer when the latter trespassed into Chinese territorial waters off the Xisha Islands in the South China Sea on Thursday amid continued U.S. attempts to destabilize the region.

____ (2023-03-23). LA schools close amid strikes for better pay. ecns.cn Thousands of service workers, backed by teachers, began a three-day strike against the Los Angeles Unified School District on Tuesday, shutting down education for a half-million students in the nation's second-largest school system.

WSWS (2023-03-23). Striking Los Angeles education workers speak out on second day of strike. wsws.org Unable to continue slaving away for poverty wages in one of the most expensive cities in the world, thousands of education workers, including janitors, cafeteria workers, maintenance staff and teachers continued to publicly demonstrate on Wednesday.

Dave Welsh (2023-03-23). San Francisco labor opposes racist land ownership bill in Texas. workers.org San Francisco Recalling California's shameful history of prohibiting Chinese and Japanese residents from owning land in the state, the San Francisco Labor Council voted March 13 to condemn a similarly racist bill currently before the Texas state Senate. The vote by SFLC delegates was unanimous. Texas Senate Bill 147, if . . . |

Betsey Piette (2023-03-23). Philly activists sue cops over 2020 attacks, win $10 million. workers.org Philadelphia At a press conference at the Paul Robeson House on March 20, attorneys representing 343 plaintiffs announced a $9.25 million settlement with the City of Philadelphia. The agreement stems from rampant police brutality in 2020 against demonstrators protesting the Minneapolis Police Department murder of a Black man, George Floyd. . . . |

The Burning Spear, Black Agenda Report. (2023-03-23). US Imposes Economic Sanctions On Black Community Projects. popularresistance.org In March 2023, Regions Bank notified the black nonprofit African People's Education and Defense Fund (APEDF) that the bank was "exiting" their 20-year relationship, closing accounts, withdrawing lines of credit and canceling mortgage loans. | This assault on the ability of African people to build economic self-reliance was the latest in a series of actions revealing government and corporate cooperation targeting the black community programs of the Uhuru (Freedom) Movement including its popular Women's Health Center, Black Power Vanguard Basketball Court, "One Africa! One Nation!" Marketplaces, Gary Brooks Communi…

Sara Sneath, DeSmog. (2023-03-23). Black Residents Of Cancer Alley Sue Local Government. popularresistance.org A discrimination lawsuit filed Tuesday in the Eastern District of Louisiana alleges that the St. James Parish Council steered polluting facilities into Black neighborhoods along the Mississippi River. As a result, Black residents there are forced to breathe in more pollution and face a higher risk of related health problems, according to the suit filed by Inclusive Louisiana, Mount Triumph Baptist Church, and RISE St. James. | "We're being ignored and we have to do whatever we have to do to stop it," said Myrtle Felton, a lifelong resident of St. James Parish and co-founder of Inclusive Louisiana, a community gro…

Ben Norton, Geopolitical Economy. (2023-03-23). AMLO Condemns Invasion Threats, Celebrates Nationalization Of Oil, Lithium. popularresistance.org Mexico's leftist President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) organized a massive rally in the heart of the capital, honoring the anniversary of the country's nationalization of its oil reserves and expropriation of foreign corporations. | AMLO also used the demonstration as an opportunity to publicly condemn US politicians who have proposed militarily invading Mexico to combat drug trafficking. | "We remind those hypocritical and irresponsible politicians that Mexico is an independent and free country, not a colony or a protectorate of the United States!" López Obrador declared. | "They can threaten us with comm…

Media Education Foundation (2023-03-23). Video: After 20 Years, Will US News Media Finally Admit Its Craven Complicity in Iraq War? globalresearch.ca

_____ (2023-03-23). China is Making the 'New' Middle East. journal-neo.org This was inevitable. When the US started to strategically withdraw from the Middle East and shifted its focus towards Southeast Asia and (Eastern) Europe to contain its two rivals (China and Russia), the Middle East was left without a traditional balancer. Without making an orientalist argument and arguing that the Middle East always needed an […] | –°–æ–æ–±—â–µ–Ω–∏–µ

WSWS (2023-03-23). Biden's Canada visit aimed at girding North American imperialist alliance for war with Russia and China. wsws.org During Biden's two-day visit, he and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will discuss a host of geostrategic issues, including: the NATO-instigated war with Russia over Ukraine; countering China from the Indo-Pacific to the Arctic; NORAD modernization; securing strategic minerals; and "friendshoring" production chains.

Seymour Hersh, Scheer Post. (2023-03-23). Seymour Hersh: The Cover-Up. popularresistance.org It's been six weeks since I published a report, based on anonymous sourcing, naming President Joe Biden as the official who ordered the mysterious destruction last September of Nord Stream 2, a new $11-billion pipeline that was scheduled to double the volume of natural gas delivered from Russia to Germany. The story gained traction in Germany and Western Europe, but was subject to a near media blackout in the US. Two weeks ago, after a visit by German Chancellor Olaf Scholz to Washington, US and German intelligence agencies attempted to add to the blackout by feeding the New York Times and the German weekly Die Z…

WSWS (2023-03-23). Chinese and Russian presidents meet as US targets both countries. wsws.org China and Russia have been driven together, despite longstanding disputes and disagreements, by necessity out of weakness, not great strength, to push back against escalating US aggression and provocations.

Martha Grevatt (2023-03-23). Courageous women of the Paris Commune. workers.org This article was originally published on workers.org March 23, 2021. This month marks the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Paris Commune. The Commune was established during a bloody intercapitalist conflict called the Franco-Prussian War. In 1871, Parisian workers were in revolt against France's Government of National Defense, seated . . . |

Matt Sà∏yland (2023-03-23). Inmates go on hunger strike over conditions at Illinois jail. liberationnews.org Hunger strikers' mothers speak to Liberation News…

Tim Llewellyn (2023-03-23). UK drowns criticism of Netanyahu with trade deal. electronicintifada.net Israeli prime minister visits London under a cloud of obfuscation.

Editor (2023-03-23). On the Agency of Former Soviet Republics. mronline.org The ongoing war in Ukraine has been framed in multiple ways by multiple commentators of international affairs.

Staff (2023-03-23). Slovakia: U.S., EU offer financial recompense, attack helicopters in exchange for fighters to Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Associated PressMarch 22, 2023 US offers helicopters to Slovakia for giving jets to Ukraine The United States has offered Slovakia 12 new military helicopters as compensation for the MiG-29 fighter jets the European country is giving to Ukraine, Slovakia's defense minister said Wednesday. Under the offer, Slovakia would pay $340 million for the Bell AH-1Z …

Staff (2023-03-23). EU to ship million artillery shells to Ukraine; warplanes, long-range missiles may be next. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Deutsche WelleMarch 23, 2023 EU leaders set to sign off on Ukraine ammunition deal EU leaders meeting in Brussels on Thursday are set to endorse a deal to ramp up the supply of artillery shells to Ukraine…diplomats say. The two-day European Council summit, which is also to focus on other issues, including energy supply, has …

Labor Video Project (2023-03-23). SF Anti-War Protest: Stop The War In Ukraine & WinThe War At Home! indybay.org As part of a national day of protest against the war in Ukraine an anti-war rally was held in San Francisco on March 18, 2023. Speakers talked about the war abroad and the war at home.

Staff (2023-03-23). Headlines for March 23, 2023. democracynow.org On World Water Day, U.N. Warns 2 Billion Lack Safe Drinking Water, California Storms Kill Five, Swamp Thousands of Acres of Farmland and Spawn Rare Tornadoes, Kremlin Warns U.K. and Its Allies Against Supplying Ukraine with Depleted Uranium, CodePink Activists Disrupt Blinken's Senate Testimony, Call for Diplomacy Over Wars, Russia Raids Homes of Workers from Banned, Nobel Peace Prize-Winning Organization, Ex-Russian President Says Russia Could Bomb International Criminal Court, U.N. Calls for Intervention in Haiti After Gang Violence Claims Hundreds of Lives, Powerful Earthquake Kills at Least 19 People in…

Global Research News (2023-03-23). Selected Articles: From Hegemony to Multipolarity: How Post-Cold War U.S. Foreign Policy Towards Russia Is Creating a Modern Eurasia. globalresearch.ca By The present conflict between Russia and Ukr…

Staff (2023-03-23). Russia backs Azerbaijan against Nagorno-Karabakh, Armenia, Iran — again. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Digest compiled by RR. See also: Blinken: "Azerbaijan has long border with Iran," needs further integration with NATO, Pentagon Azeri Press AgencyMarch 23, 2023 Russian Foreign Ministry comments on the idea of sending international mission to Karabakh: Baku's consent is also required Director of the Information and Press Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs …

Abayomi Azikiwe (2023-03-23). South Africa, Russia, China and the Shifting World Situation. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2023-03-23). U.S., NATO allies, partners conclude 38-nation African exercise. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com In the list below NATO members are in bold print, NATO partners are in italics. ==== U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa/U.S. Sixth FleetMarch 23, 2023 African Maritime Forces Summit concludes in Cabo Verde The first African Maritime Forces Summit concluded today in Sal Island, Cabo Verde, March 22, 2023. The three-day summit, hosted by …

Staff (2023-03-23). U.S.'s NATO allies, partners pledged $1 trillion in military spending in one year. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com India, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand are not yet formal NATO partners, though Singapore supplied troops for NATO's war in Afghanistan. ==== Breaking DefenseMarch 23, 2023 $1T in new defense spending pledged by key US partners in 1 year: AnalysisIn the last year, 37 nations have combined to announce defense spending increases of over …

Staff (2023-03-23). Turkish parliamentary committee approves Finland's NATO membership. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Hàºrriyet Daily NewsMarch 23, 2023 Turkish parliamentary committee OKs Finland's NATO bid The Turkish Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee approved Finland's NATO membership bid on Thursday. Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee started discussions on the approval of Finland's membership earlier in the day. The General Assembly of the Turkish Parliament still needs to approve the bill for …

Staff (2023-03-23). NATO HQ in U.S. integrates six warfighting domains: air, land, sea, cyber, space, cognitive. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOAllied Command TransformationMarch 22, 2023 Ongoing Military Transformation, Leading to NATO 2030 — Multi-Domain Operations, Deterrence and Defence, Improved Understanding NATO's Allied Command Transformation leads transformation across NATO entities. Unified, agile, and cross-functional approaches are critical for emerging threats from hybrid warfare, cyberspace, and climate security. These ongoing challenges require…synchronization across the Alliance as NATO …

Staff (2023-03-23). Blinken: "Azerbaijan has long border with Iran," needs further integration with NATO, Pentagon. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azeri Press AgencyMarch 23, 2023 US Secretary of State responds to pro-Armenian senator: Azerbaijan has a long border with Iran, which needs defending VIDEO Azerbaijan has a long border with Iran, which needs defending, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said answering provocative questions from pro-Armenian Democratic Senator Bob Menendez…. Menendez was expressing concern with …

Staff (2023-03-23). NATO commander inspects NATO-Georgia Joint Training and Evaluation Centers, plans joint war games. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Georgian Ministry of DefenseMarch 23, 2023 Major General Norbert Wagner was on a working visit to Georgia Commander of the NATO Joint Forces Training Center (JFTC), Major General Norbert Wagner was on a working visit to Georgia. The JFTC Commander was hosted by the Deputy Commanders of the Defense Forces of Georgia — Major General …

Ajamu Baraka (2023-03-23). Commemorations of the Attack on Iraq March 20 and Libya March 19 Reaffirms that the U.S.-EU-NATO Axis of Domination Remains the Greatest Threat to International Peace on our Planet. dissidentvoice.org The International Criminal Court should uphold an objective and impartial stance, respect the jurisdictional immunity enjoyed by the head of state in accordance with international law, exercise its functions and powers prudently by the law, interpret and apply international law in good faith, and avoid politicization and double standards. — Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang …

Ajamu Baraka (2023-03-23). Commemorations of the Attack on Iraq March 20th and Libya March 19th Reaffirm that the U.S./EU/NATO Axis of Domination Remains the Greatest Threat to International Peace on Our Planet. globalresearch.ca

Center for Biological Diversity (2023-03-23). New Eastern Monarch Butterfly Count Indicates Pollinator Still Threatened. indybay.org Long-Term Decline of 90% Going Into Endangered Species Act Decision…

Consortium News. (2023-03-23). Iraq Invasion, AUKUS Blasted In Rousing Sydney Rally. popularresistance.org A week after Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese agreed in a meeting in San Diego with President Joe Biden and British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to spend A$368 billion to buy nuclear submarines from the two countries, anti-war activists met in a sweltering Sydney town hall on Sunday on the 20th anniversary of the start of the war against Iraq to hear why the submarine deal is a disaster for Australia that must be stopped. | Greens Party Senator David Shoebridge, former foreign minister Bob Carr, retired diplomat Alison Broinowski and Colin Powell's former chief of staff, Lawrence Wilkinson (via video hook…

____ (2023-03-23). Australian senator slams AUKUS nuclear submarine deal. ecns.cn Australian Senator Jordon Steele-John has slammed the government's nuclear submarine agreement.

Tanupriya Singh, People's Dispatch. (2023-03-23). IPCC Report: A Warning, And An Opportunity To Act. popularresistance.org On Monday, March 20, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published the final part of its Sixth Assessment Report (AR6), called the Synthesis Report (SYR). | The report is a compilation of the IPCC's three previous assessment reports, which covered the science of climate change, its risks and impacts, and the means of adaptation and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The text also covers the 2018 report on the impacts of global heating beyond 1.5 ∞C and special reports on climate, oceans, and land. | The IPCC notes that human activities have "unequivocally caused global warming, with global…

William Denselow (2023-03-23). Ming and Qing dynasty artwork showcased in NYC museum. america.cgtn.com The 'Flowers on a River' exhibition showcases some of China's finest examples of flower-and-bird paintings.

____ (2023-03-23). Foreign investors bullish on A-share market. ecns.cn Foreign institutions' interest in China assets and investment opportunities in the Chinese market has remained robust amid rising market volatility elsewhere due to the banking credit crisis.

____ (2023-03-23). Foreign trade to receive further tech, policy backing. ecns.cn China's efforts to build modern industries and expand institutional opening-up will create new advantages in international cooperation and competition, especially given the challenges of slowing global demand, geoeconomic shocks and soaring global commodity and energy prices.

____ (2023-03-23). China's Wu Yibing into Miami Open second round. ecns.cn China's Wu Yibing advanced to the second round of the ATP Masters 1000 Miami after defeating Britain's Kyle Edmund 7-5, 7-5.

____ (2023-03-23). Yangtze River Delta continues to lure China's best, brightest. ecns.cn The government of Hangzhou, capital of Zhejiang province, has said it is to further relax rules for household registration, or hukou, to attract a wide range of talent and bolster the development of the digital economy.

____ (2023-03-23). China reveals logos for three manned space missions in 2023. ecns.cn The China Manned Space Agency (CMSA) has revealed logos for three missions of China's manned space program this year, namely the launches of the cargo craft Tianzhou-6, and the crewed spaceships Shenzhou-16 and Shenzhou-17.

____ (2023-03-23). Chinese mainland luxury goods consumer confidence rebounds: report. ecns.cn The Chinese mainland has seen rapid economic recovery and rebounding consumer conferences, and the luxury goods market is expected to recover within this year, according to the China Luxury Forecast 2023 jointly presented by Ruder Finn and Consumer Search Group on Wednesday.

____ (2023-03-23). Researchers discover exotic, rare plant species. ecns.cn Scientists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences' Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden announced they had discovered a tree with funnel-shaped, red-orange flowers called Pterocymbium macranthum in southwestern China's Yunnan province.

____ (2023-03-23). Landscape of Tianshan mountain ranges in Xinjiang. ecns.cn Aerial view of the landscape of snow-covered mountain range of Tianshan in Urumqi, northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, March 21, 2023.

____ (2023-03-23). China sends four meteorological satellites into space. ecns.cn A Kuaizhou-1A carrier rocket carrying Tianmu-1 meteorological constellation with four satellites blasts off from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China, March 22, 2023.

____ (2023-03-23). 560 million people affected by strong sandstorm: Chinese administration. ecns.cn The strong sandstorm sweeping China recently has affected over 560 million people in a wide range of areas, said China's National Forestry Grassland Administration on Thursday.

____ (2023-03-23). PLA experts hold emergency medical training for China-Laos Railway. ecns.cn The eighth medical expert team sent by Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) to Laos has organized training on emergency medical response for the staff of the Laos-China Railway Co., Ltd. (LCRC) here in the Lao capital.

____ (2023-03-23). China's higher education enrollment ratio reaches 59.6 pct in 2022. ecns.cn The gross enrollment ratio in China's higher education reached 59.6 percent in 2022, up 1.8 percentage points from 2021, the Ministry of Education said Thursday.

____ (2023-03-23). ASEAN secretary-general to visit China. ecns.cn At the invitation of Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Qin Gang, ASEAN Secretary-General Kao Kim Hourn will pay an official visit to China from March 24 to 29, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin announced Thursday.

____ (2023-03-23). U.S. warship warned off after entering Chinese waters. ecns.cn The People's Liberation Army's Southern Theater Command mobilized its air and naval forces on Wednesday to monitor the unlawful entry of a United States warship into China's territorial waters and warned it off, the command's spokesman said.

____ (2023-03-23). Goat grabbing competition held to greet start of spring in Xinjiang. ecns.cn Tajik herdsmen ride yaks to catch a goat to greet the start of spring on the Pamir Plateau in Taxkorgan Tajik Autonomous County in Kashgar prefecture, northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, March 21, 2023.

Jim Spellman (2023-03-23). TikTok CEO testifies in front of Congress. america.cgtn.com The future of the wildly popular app in the U.S. is at risk, as some lawmakers seek to ban TikTok over allegations of security concerns and Chinese influence.

_____ (2023-03-23). Lebanon's Tragedy and the difficulties in overcoming it. journal-neo.org

Editor (2023-03-23). The British empire: culture war and actual war. mronline.org The flurry of criticism and counter-outrage over the classical colonial era is no mere academic matter, warns ANDREW MURRAY: what is being debated is whether fresh imperial slaughter can be sold to the public.

Florida Phoenix (2023-03-23). Texas Plaintiffs targeting Abortion Pill want Judge to Overrule FDA: Why that might not even be Possible. juancole.com By: Sofia Resnick ( Florida Phoenix) — At the center of the federal anti-abortion lawsuit against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is the abortion drug mifepristone and the regimen that reportedly accounts for the majority of abortions in post-Roe America. That's why the whole country is bracing itself for a ruling from a notoriously anti-abortion judge in Amarillo, Texas. The …

Kennedy Rogers, Noah Leininger (2023-03-23). Indianapolis police killings underscore issues with mental health emergency response in United States. liberationnews.org To meaningfully address the cascading mental health crises created by our society, a shift away from impatient, deadly police is desperately needed.

Middle East Monitor (2023-03-23). On World Water Day: By 2036, 18 of World's Water-Scarce Countries will be in Middle East. juancole.com Elif Selin Calik CalikSelin ( Middle East Monitor ) — The Middle East may have an abundance of oil and gas, but it has very few natural water sources. This is fast becoming a source of tension. According to three UN Secretaries-General, water may well be the cause of future conflict …

SAMIR (2023-03-23). Palestinians call for boycotting Netanyahu's UK visit. bdsmovement.net

_____ (2023-03-23). Lebanon's Tragedy and the difficulties in overcoming it. journal-neo.org

Editor (2023-03-23). The British empire: culture war and actual war. mronline.org The flurry of criticism and counter-outrage over the classical colonial era is no mere academic matter, warns ANDREW MURRAY: what is being debated is whether fresh imperial slaughter can be sold to the public.

Florida Phoenix (2023-03-23). Texas Plaintiffs targeting Abortion Pill want Judge to Overrule FDA: Why that might not even be Possible. juancole.com By: Sofia Resnick ( Florida Phoenix) — At the center of the federal anti-abortion lawsuit against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is the abortion drug mifepristone and the regimen that reportedly accounts for the majority of abortions in post-Roe America. That's why the whole country is bracing itself for a ruling from a notoriously anti-abortion judge in Amarillo, Texas. The …

Kennedy Rogers, Noah Leininger (2023-03-23). Indianapolis police killings underscore issues with mental health emergency response in United States. liberationnews.org To meaningfully address the cascading mental health crises created by our society, a shift away from impatient, deadly police is desperately needed.

Middle East Monitor (2023-03-23). On World Water Day: By 2036, 18 of World's Water-Scarce Countries will be in Middle East. juancole.com Elif Selin Calik CalikSelin ( Middle East Monitor ) — The Middle East may have an abundance of oil and gas, but it has very few natural water sources. This is fast becoming a source of tension. According to three UN Secretaries-General, water may well be the cause of future conflict …

SAMIR (2023-03-23). Palestinians call for boycotting Netanyahu's UK visit. bdsmovement.net

Staff (2023-03-23). "Disaster": Iraqi Journalist Ghaith Abdul-Ahad on U.S. Invasion, Sanctions, Occupation & What's Next. democracynow.org As we continue to mark the 20th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, we are joined by Ghaith Abdul-Ahad, an award-winning Baghdad-born Iraqi journalist and author. Abdul-Ahad has received the Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism, the British Press Awards' Foreign Reporter of the Year and the Orwell Prize. His new book is A Stranger in Your Own City: Travels in the Middle East's Long War. "I want the history to be told properly," says Abdul-Ahad about his hopes for the future of Iraqi society after decades of dictatorship, sanctions, war, occupation and corruption.

Staff (2023-03-23). A Police Killing Inside a Hospital: Ben Crump on Death of Irvo Otieno During Mental Health Crisis. democracynow.org As new footage is released about the shocking killing of Irvo Otieno inside a hospital in Virginia, we speak with civil rights attorney Ben Crump, who represents Otieno's family. Surveillance video shows seven sheriff's deputies and three hospital workers violently pinned Otieno to the floor and piled on him for more than 11 minutes, suffocating him. New video released Wednesday reveals at least one officer had also repeatedly punched Otieno earlier that day. A grand jury has indicted the 10 men involved on second-degree murder charges. Otieno was having a mental health crisis, which Crump says is too…

William Manson (2023-03-23). Ideology, Autocracy, and Dystopia. dissidentvoice.org The title of this acutely perceptive memoir is perhaps misleading: the American reader has come to expect lurid, "tell-all" biographies which spare no graphic details of the subject's debaucheries and scandals. Some such unsavory details are of course revealed, but the author—Mao's personal physician for the remaining 22 years of Mao's life (1954-1976)—had a more …

Zach Farber (2023-03-23). Chicago can elect a progressive mayor on April 4. liberationnews.org The April 4 runoff election will feature failed public school executive Paul Vallas (32.9%) against a long-time Chicago Teachers Union leader: Cook County Commissioner Brandon Johnson (21.6%).

Eduardo Vargas & Dylan Gamez (2023-03-23). Los Angeles public school workers continue to fight for fair wages in historic 3-day solidarity strike. liberationnews.org In a historic show of solidarity, 65,000 public school workers from Service Employees International Union Local 99 and United Teachers Los Angeles are striking for three days, from March 21-23. Local 99 represents cafeteria workers, custodians, bus drivers and many other service professions. The union is currently bargaining with the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) for a 30% wage increase, more full time positions, equitable access to health care, and more in an effort to provide a livable income and a better work environment.

Staff (2023-03-23). Pentagon continues to move equipment throughout Europe for combat mission. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. Army Europe and AfricaMarch 22, 2023 21st TSC Sets the Theater for Atlantic Resolve through ports in Denmark, Latvia and Greece The 21st Theater Sustainment Command will receive, stage and transport equipment supporting the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division's Atlantic Resolve rotation from ports in Esbjerg, Denmark; Riga, Latvia; and Thessaloniki, Greece, …

Angela (2023-03-23). Sunday 3/26: Free virtual screening of the documentary film "Blue Box" indybay.org Zoom (Registration link is below)…

Art Persyko (2023-03-23). Tuesday 3/21: Pollution in Bayview-Hunters Point, its impact on residents, & what we can do about it. indybay.org Zoom: us02web.zoom.us/j/86465752525?pwd=Tzh1YV…; Meeting ID: 864 6575 2525; Passcode: 465295; by phone: 1 669 900 9128…

Ashley Curtin (2023-03-23). School support workers strike closing more than 1,000 LA schools. nationofchange.org More than 1,000 schools are closed because of the strike, which impacts 422,000 students.

Brenda Norrell (2023-03-23). No Place for Whales: The U.S. Military's Legacy in Indian Country: Reckless Toxic Dumping. indybay.org From the mustard gas pit on Walker River Paiute lands, to the napalm burn site on Fallon Paiute Shoshone lands, to the undetonated bombs in the Lakota Badlands, to the experimental explosives at Fort Wingate in New Mexico and secret radioactive waste dump near the Tohono O'odham Nation capital of Sells, Arizona, to the widespread illegal hazardous waste dumping, and leaking of toxic waste, in many of the Alaskan and Hawaiian islands — there is enough documented cancer-causing waste to fill an encyclopedia.

Brian Shilhavy (2023-03-23). California Farmers: "We've Lost Everything" — $ Billions of Food Lost in Floods in State that Produces Half of America's Agriculture. globalresearch.ca

Cairns News (2023-03-23). Weather Man Who Makes It Rain in Australia. globalresearch.ca

Christopher Black (2023-03-23). Video: The Criminalisation of International Justice. Christopher Black. globalresearch.ca

Demanding an End to War (2023-03-23). Anti War Protest in SF: US Out of Everywhere. indybay.org March 20th marked 20 years since the US criminal invasion of Iraq. It was the perfect time to rally and march in San Francisco.

Dr. Peter McCullough (2023-03-23). "The Covid States Project" Gives New Hope to Unvaccinated. globalresearch.ca

East Meadow Action Committee (2023-03-23). East Meadow Update 3/17/23. indybay.org On March 15 and 16, 2023 the UC Regents took up UCSC's latest proposal for Student Housing West. With almost no deliberation they approved the proposal unanimously.

____ (2023-03-23). Paris reveals Olympic air-taxi service target. ecns.cn The company operating Paris's airports says the French capital aims to have the world's first air taxi network up and flying in time for next year's summer Olympic Games.

____ (2023-03-23). Hurun Global Rich List sees drastic changes. ecns.cn The world's billionaires with a personal wealth of at least $1 billion reported the biggest slump in record last year, with the total number down by 8 percent to come at 3,112.

____ (2023-03-23). Chinese expert optimistic about 6 percent or higher growth target in 2023. ecns.cn

____ (2023-03-23). Monitoring ensures water protection. ecns.cn The system is composed of video cameras at various observation spots, a private network that allows realtime video feeds, and a management platform, forming an important part of the ecological monitoring network in Sanjiangyuan.

____ (2023-03-23). Hainan to host two subforums on trade. ecns.cn Hainan province will host two subforums on March 29 at the 2023 Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference, according to a news conference held on Wednesday.

____ (2023-03-23). Olympic-ring theme apparel available online for first time. ecns.cn The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has put Olympic Collection apparel into the market for the first time, the IOC announced on Wednesday.

____ (2023-03-23). More measures introduced to encourage childbirth. ecns.cn The newly released measures have received a mixed response from the public with some welcoming the subsidies, while others say the tuition benefit is too little and too far off to make an impact.

____ (2023-03-23). Chinese scientists find oxygen on early Earth partly from rocks. ecns.cn Chinese scientists have revealed their new findings about the origin of initial oxygen on the early Earth, suggesting it may mainly derive from rocks.

____ (2023-03-23). Tokyo welcomes cherry blossom season. ecns.cn People enjoy the cherry blossoms on Chidorigafuchi Moat, northwest of the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan, March 32, 2023.

____ (2023-03-23). 'Terrifying' plastic rocks emerge in remote Island paradise. ecns.cn Melted plastic has become intertwined with rocks on the island, located 1,140 km from the southeastern state of Espirito Santo, which researchers say is evidence of humans' growing influence over the earth's geological cycles.

Hassan Diab Support Committee (2023-03-23). Imagine a Life Like This: The Relentless Persecution of Hassan Diab. globalresearch.ca

Jeff Pekrul (2023-03-23). Sunday 4/2: The U.S. & Israel: Old Dilemmas, New Problems. indybay.org 1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco, CA 94109 | Unitarian Universalist Association of San Francisco…

Jeff Pekrul (2023-03-23). Sunday 4/23: Understanding the Movement to Ban Library Books That Challenge Right-Wing Perspectives. indybay.org 1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco, CA 94109 | Unitarian Universalists Association of San Francisco…

Kenny Stancil (2023-03-23). Senior Climate Activists Stop Dirty Banks. indybay.org "We will not go to our graves quietly knowing that the financial institutions in our own communities continue to fund the climate crisis," said longtime environmentalist Bill McKibben.

KQED Live (2023-03-23). Tuesday 4/4: Tasty Foods for a Thriving Planet. indybay.org KQED Headquarters | 2601 Mariposa Street | San Francisco, CA 94110…

Labor Video Project (2023-03-23). The Pajaro Levee Break, Immigrants, Labor & Climate Crisis With PVFT1936's Pamela Sexton. indybay.org PVFT Local 1936 Delegate Pamela Beth Sexton adult education teacher talks about the effect of the broken levee on the immigrant farmworker community, systemic racism and the role these farmworkers play in our economy.

manager (2023-03-23). Thirteen Years After Passage of ACA: Real Progress Has Been Made, But US Needs Medicare for All. cepr.net Signed by President Obama 13 years ago, the Affordable Care Act was an essential step toward ensuring that health care is a right, not a privilege, in the United States. About 48 million non-elderly people were uninsured in 2010 when the ACA became law. The number of uninsured people under age 65 declined sharply — …

Mothers on the March (2023-03-23). Friday 3/24: 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…

Nayvin Gordon, M.D. (2023-03-23). General Strike Can Root Out "Taliban" Embedded in U.S. Government and Supreme Court. indybay.org Religious fanatics are taking away our rights and replacing them with god-given rights—this must be stopped…

____ (2023-03-23). Larry's Excellent Elaboration… smoothiex12.blogspot.com

Peoples Dispatch (2023-03-23). In just three months, 30 coal miners died in Pakistan. peoplesdispatch.org

Pepe Escobar (2023-03-23). In Moscow, Xi and Putin Bury Pax Americana. globalresearch.ca

Prof Rodrigue Tremblay (2023-03-23). American Recurring Banking and Financial Crises: The Historical and Regulatory Context. globalresearch.ca

Ramon du Houx (2023-03-23). Elected officials and coalition groups urge the Legislature to enact price gouging bill. indybay.org EOPA California, representing over 462 elected officials from 49 counties, strongly supports protecting consumers from oil price gouging with SBX1-2. EOPA California has a letter specifically for elected officials to sign in support of SB1-2 (Skinner). In just five days 108 have signed, and the number is rising daily.

Rescue Pacifica (2023-03-23). Tuesday 3/21: Speak Out At KPFA-Defend Pacifica Bylaws and Stop The Sale Of LA KPFK. indybay.org KPFA | 1929 Martin Luther King Blvd. | Berkeley…

Robert J. Burrowes (2023-03-23). Rage Against the War Machine: What Rage? 'When will they ever learn?'. globalresearch.ca

Rohima Miah (2023-03-23). United States: Thousands rally for peace and against US imperialism. greenleft.org.au Rohima Miah reports from Washington DC that on the 20th anniversary of the United States invasion of Iraq, thousands of peace and antiwar activists rallied in the nation's capital under the banner Fund People's Needs, Not the War Machine!

Santa Cruz News (2023-03-23). Mayor Keeley Targets the Homeless with Surprise Traffic Median Motion. indybay.org At the March 14th meeting of the Santa Cruz City Council, Mayor Fred Keeley introduced a surprise motion targeting homeless residents who panhandle on traffic medians (watch video below). Keeley's motion was not included anywhere in the meeting's agenda packet, he spontaneously inserted it into an unrelated vote on item #15, which concerned bicycle safety improvements and the removal of automobile parking on Laurel Street. Keeley stated the motion as follows: "Add additional direction that the City Manager return at budget hearings with a plan for installing safety devices that prohibit remaining on traffic islan…

Seymour M. Hersh (2023-03-23). The Cover-Up: The Biden Administration Continues to Conceal Its Responsibility for the Destruction of the Nord Stream Pipelines. globalresearch.ca

Shane Quinn (2023-03-23). America's Vulnerable Energy Security. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2023-03-23). Jorge Rodríguez: Investigation Against Corruption Just Beginning (+Parliamentary Immunity Lifted). orinocotribune.com The president of Venezuela's National Assembly (AN), Jorge Rodríguez, reported that the authorities have arrested 19 people within the framework of the Nicolás Maduro administration's anti-corruption drive. This was announced this Tuesday, March 21, during a session in Parliament, where Rodríguez further proposed a revision of anti-corruption laws to make them more severe. | "This investigation is just beginning and it is an exemplary response that will not [just] remain in words, since the law will apply to anyone who is involved," Rodríguez stated. "I propose that the internal policy commission of the AN engage…

Staff (2023-03-23). Venezuela and Sahrawi Arab Republic Sign Cooperation Agreements. orinocotribune.com Venezuela and the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic have committed to cooperation agreements in different strategic areas, in order to strengthen relations between the nations. The signing took place this Tuesday, March 21, at Miraflores Palace in Caracas, after a meeting between the president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, and his Saharawi counterpart, Brahim Ghali. | During the signing, 11 memorandums of understanding were agreed to, wherein all projects have an action plan that will be executed between 2023 and 2025. A number of the agreements are listed below: | A memorandum on university education, signed b…

Suds, Snacks,, Socialism Forum Committee (2023-03-23). Saturday 4/1: What are the Prospects for World Peace? indybay.org The Starry Plough Pub | 3101 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705 | Also accessible online…

The Green Arcade (2023-03-23). Saturday 4/15: A Celebration of the Life of Poet and Writer Jim Nisbet. indybay.org The 3rd Floor Edward McRoskey Loft | 1687 Market Street | San Francisco, CA 94103…

Thomas Walter & GW Smigielski (2023-03-23). Financial crisis – it's crashing again and The time of change. indybay.org

Uma Thontakudi (2023-03-23). Saturday 6/17: HDSA 2023 San Jose Team Hope 10K Timed Run and 5K Walk. indybay.org Campbell Park at the Los Gatos Creek Trail | Campbell, California…

UUSF Morning Forum (2023-03-23). Sunday 3/26: Solutions are Already Here: Hope for Ecological Renewal. A workshop with Gregory Stevens. indybay.org Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco | In Person: 1187 Franklin St. @ Geary / TSK Room | On Zoom: | zoom.us/j/95797889329?pwd=YzJUUVFXUzdpeT…

via Democracy Now! (2023-03-23). Trump-Appointed Judge in Texas May Restrict Abortion Pill. indybay.org

WSWS (2023-03-23). Vote for the Socialist Equality Party in NSW state election! Take up the fight against war, austerity and "let it rip" COVID policies! wsws.org Only the SEP has advanced a socialist program to reorganise society to meet the pressing social needs of the vast majority, not the private profits of the super-rich.

WSWS (2023-03-23). Next UAW president will have to beat back "unreasonable expectations" of autoworkers, leaked document from Shawn Fain transition team says. wsws.org The document outlines the strategy the frontrunner for UAW president plans to use to impose management's dictates on 150,000 GM, Ford and Stellantis workers.

WSWS (2023-03-23). Anti-AUKUS demonstration in Australia promotes nationalism, "effective" military spending. wsws.org "Truth Not War" organisers express the sentiments of that wing of Australia's ruling elite that has tactical differences with AUKUS and its submarine program and want a more effective and "independent" Australian imperialism.

WSWS (2023-03-23). Damien Chazelle's Babylon: Disoriented and confused. wsws.org The film deserves at least a brief comment, as it purports both to be an account of the transition from cinema's silent era to sound film and to expose "the real truth" about Hollywood.

WSWS (2023-03-23). What is the struggle by workers at Deutsche Post about? wsws.org The struggles in France, Britain, Greece and here in Germany must be linked to the fight against war and its cause, capitalism. No social problem can be solved without breaking the power of the financial oligarchy.

WSWS (2023-03-23). Washington D.C. police officer facing murder charge in killing of motorist in moving car. wsws.org If he is found guilty, Enis Jevric's conviction would be only the second time that a Washington D.C. police officer has been found guilty of murder.

WSWS (2023-03-23). US Fed attempts a balancing act on interest rates. wsws.org In his opening remarks a press conference following the meeting, Fed chair Jerome Powell said the events of the past two weeks had demonstrated, as history had shown, that "isolated banking problems if left unaddressed, can undermine confidence in healthy banks" and threaten the entire system.

WSWS (2023-03-23). The global significance of the Los Angeles school workers' strike. wsws.org The three-day strike by 65,000 public school workers and teachers in Los Angeles, the largest strike in the US since 2019, is the latest manifestation of the growing wave of international working class struggles.

WSWS (2023-03-23). Macron brazenly defends decision to impose pension cuts without parliamentary vote. wsws.org In public statements before today's one-day national protest strike, Macron claimed that the population does not have the legitimacy to challenge his government.

WSWS (2023-03-23). Sri Lankan president anti-democratically shuts down local government elections. wsws.org Wickremesinghe's cancellation of local government elections is in line with his essential services strike bans and mobilisation of the police and military against protesting workers and students.

WSWS (2023-03-23). French police assault refinery workers striking against pension cuts. wsws.org Macron is requisitioning refinery workers and sending police to assault their picket lines in an attempt to break the strike.

____ (2023-03-23). Chinese scientists build world's first Geminiviridae-Plant-Insect Database. ecns.cn A Chinese team of the Institute of Plant Protection(IPP) of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences(CAAS) has established the world's first GPI Base (Geminiviridae-Plant-Insect Database), in collaboration with other domestic research teams, according to CAAS.

____ (2023-03-23). Culture Fact: Traditions during leap month. ecns.cn According to the traditional Chinese calendar, for every 19 years there will be seven leap months. "Leap month" refers to a repetitive month and, this year, there will be two Februarys.

____ (2023-03-23). Macao's daily visitor arrivals set new high in 3 years. ecns.cn Visitor arrivals in Macao reached 96,000 on Saturday, a daily record high in three years, the Macao Special Administrative Region's (SAR) statistical agency said on Thursday.

Fight Back (2023-03-23). Picketing Milwaukee Sheriff for justice, transparency and end to in-custody deaths. fightbacknews.org Milwaukee, WI – On Tuesday, March 21, members of the Justice for Brieon Green Coalition picketed in front of the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office. The picket was originally planned to pressure Sheriff Denita Ball after she failed to hold the promises she made to the coalition – allowing members to tour the county jail and upload the standard operating procedures to the website for public access. | However, less than two days after this picket was called, media reported that Terrance Mack, age 37, had died inside the county jail. Mack represents the third death inside the county jail since December. Thus, the pi…

teleSUR, lvm, SH (2023-03-23). Al menos 390 distritos están bajo riesgo en Perú por lluvias. telesurtv.net El Gobierno puntualizó que hasta la fecha las lluvias que afectan al país causaron alrededor de 61 fallecidos y cerca de 12.200 damnificados.

teleSUR, SH (2023-03-23). Exigen justicia por joven que recibió 36 perdigones en Perú. telesurtv.net El abogado de la familia de Rosalino Flores señaló que el joven falleció por una falla multiorgánica producto de los proyectiles que tenía alojados en su cuerpo.

teleSUR, YSM (2023-03-23). Hallan cuerpos de dos desaparecidos tras caer a un río en Lima, Perú. telesurtv.net Se trata de una mujer y su hijo que estaban en su casa cuando los cimientos se debilitaron por el aumento del nivel del río Rímac.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-03-23). Desmantelan grupo que planeaba asesinar a autoridades de Brasil. telesurtv.net Lanzan operación policial contra banda criminal que planeaba asesinatos y secuestros de servidores públicos.

teleSUR, dcdc, JCM (2023-03-23). Presidente Lula establece decreto para igualdad racial en Brasil. telesurtv.net El mandatario brasileño procura que su Gobierno tenga la cara de la sociedad brasileña, mayoritariamente afrodescendiente y mestiza.

teleSUR, dcdc, JCM (2023-03-23). Rusia tomará represalias si Ucrania recibe municiones con uranio. telesurtv.net La viceministra de Defensa británica, Annabel Goldie, declaró que Londres transferirá munición de uranio empobrecido a Ucrania.

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2023-03-23). Presidente francés defiende impopular reforma de pensiones. telesurtv.net El mandatario señaló durante una entrevista concedida a medios nacionales que "esta reforma es necesaria".

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-03-23). Reportan incendio en una planta química de Pasadena en Texas, EE.UU. telesurtv.net La planta pertenece al grupo INEOS Calabrian que se dedica a proveer de dióxido de azufre y varios de sus derivados, usados en varias industrias.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-03-23). Gobierno de Colombia presenta proyecto de ley de reforma pensional. telesurtv.net Busca ampliar la cobertura pensional y beneficiar a cerca de tres millones de adultos mayores que hoy permanecen sin posibilidad de pensión y enfrentan pobreza.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-03-23). Avanza III Foro Mundial de DD.HH. en Buenos Aires, Argentina. telesurtv.net Entre los principales temas que serán abordados están el acceso a la justicia; ambiente y desarrollo sostenible; derecho a la identidad, entre otros.

teleSUR, MER (2023-03-23). EE.UU. expresa apoyo a lucha anticorrupción del Gobierno venezolano. telesurtv.net La declaración ocurre luego que el Gobierno venezolano informara sobre el desarrollo de una investigación en el marco de la lucha contra la corrupción.

teleSUR, MER (2023-03-23). Venezuela rechaza uso político de mecanismos de DD.HH. telesurtv.net El Gobierno venezolano expresó que Misión de Determinación de Hechos pretende seguir tergiversando la realidad con falsas matrices mediáticas.

teleSUR, nama, JCM (2023-03-23). ONU revela que 2.000 millones de personas carecen de agua potable. telesurtv.net Cada 22 de marzo se celebra el Día Mundial del Agua para concientizar acerca de la importancia de los recursos hídricos.

teleSUR- lvm (2023-03-23). Presidente Lula da Silva relanza Programa de Adquisición de Alimentos en Brasil. telesurtv.net En un contexto donde el hambre es una realidad para cerca de 33 millones de personas, Lula refirió que "volvimos a gobernar el país para cambiar la historia una vez más".

teleSUR, dcdc, JDO (2023-03-23). Comienza el Ramadán 2023. øEn qué consiste. telesurtv.net El aspecto más conocido del Ramadán es el ayuno, que consiste en no consumir alimentos ni bebidas desde el amanecer hasta el ocaso.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-03-23). Luis Arce reivindica salida al mar para Bolivia. telesurtv.net Bolivia señala que el fallo de la Corte Internacional de Justicia (CIJ) en 2018 no ha puesto punto final a la reivindicación boliviana y que más bien exhorta a que Bolivia y Chile dialoguen.

teleSUR, nama, JDO (2023-03-23). Tormenta deja cinco muertos en estado de California, EE.UU. telesurtv.net Hasta este miércoles más de 8.000 usuarios en San Francisco continuaban sin electricidad, de los 78.516 a los que se le afectó el servicio.

Staff (2023-03-23). Las 3 del día: Los retos de la economía en Cuba para 2023 y las noticias de este 22 de marzo (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu Bienvenidos a Las 3 del día. Hoy la periodista Ana àÅlvarez Guerrero les estará comentando, como cada miércoles, las principales noticias de la jornada. Póngase los audífonos o suba el volumen a su altavoz y acompáñenos en este resumen informativo del 22 de marzo en formato podcast.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-03-23). Cronología de cómo Bolivia fue despojada de su salida al mar. telesurtv.net El 24 de abrilde 2013, Bolivia presentó ante la Corte Internacional de Justicia de La Haya la demanda contra Chile por una salida soberana al Pacífico…

teleSUR, nama, JCM (2023-03-23). Cruz Roja alerta de un aumento de conflictos en Colombia. telesurtv.net Según la organización humanitaria la población civil se encuentra en una situación difícil en medio de los conflictos.

teleSUR- hvh, JCM (2023-03-23). Reportan sismo de magnitud 6,5 al norte de Chile. telesurtv.net El sismo con una profundidad de 240 kilómetros fue perceptible en Arica y Parinacota, Tarapacá, Antofagasta y Atacama.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-03-23). Sismo de magnitud 6.5 deja 13 muertos en Afganistán y Pakistán. telesurtv.net El sismo se produjo en la región montañosa del Hindú Kush, en la confluencia de las placas tectónicas eurasiática e india, a una profundidad de 187 kilómetros.

teleSUR, dcdc, JCM (2023-03-23). Cumbre Iberoamericana inicia trabajos en República Dominicana. telesurtv.net Se espera la presencia de 14 presidentes, dos vicepresidentes, dos primeros ministros y 22 cancilleres en la Cumbre Iberoamericana.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-03-23). Bolivia llama a restaurar el equilibrio mundial de las aguas. telesurtv.net Según la ONU, ante la crisis del agua, son necesarios urgentemente compromisos y acciones en diversos ámbitos.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-03-23). Corte IDH inicia audiencia sobre aborto contra El Salvador. telesurtv.net En ese país, como en gran parte de la región, está penalizado el aborto en cualquiera de sus causales y no se avizora un cambio en esa política.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-03-23). Anuncian Asamblea Nacional Popular Comunal en Bogotá, Colombia. telesurtv.net El Gobierno de Gustavo Petro presenta en estas semanas un ambicioso Plan Nacional de Desarrollo y sendas reformas de pensiones y de salud, las cuales busca articular en diálogo con diversos sectores sociales.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-03-23). Elevan a 1.469 los afectados por terremoto en Ecuador. telesurtv.net El sismo ha dejado además 96 viviendas destruidas y 325 afectadas.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-03-23). Dos muertos tras impacto de avioneta contra un edificio en Brasil. telesurtv.net La aeronave se incrustó en la azotea de la vivienda de dos plantas, cuya parte inferior funciona como supermercado y la superior como residencia.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-03-23). Registran 3.965 nuevos casos de Covid-19 en Chile. telesurtv.net Chile acumula un total de 5.239.884 casos confirmados de la pandemia y 64.416 personas han muerto a causa del coronavirus.

Staff (2023-03-23). øCómo y qué se tiene en cuenta para elegir nuestros candidatos a diputados a la ANPP? (+Video). cubadebate.cu En la Mesa Redonda de este miércoles, se explicó cómo se eligen los candidatos a diputados de la Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular y el papel de las organizaciones de masas en el buen funcionamiento del proceso electoral. Para ello se contó con la presencia de Leovanis àÅvila Góngora, miembro del secretario nacional de la CTC y Yamila Sarduy Martínez, miembro del Buró Nacional de la Sección Nacional de la ANAP.

teleSUR, hvh, JDO (2023-03-23). Continúan las protestas contra la reforma judicial en Israel. telesurtv.net Los manifestantes se congregaron frente la sede del Paralemento (Knesset) y del Aeropuerto Internacional Ben Gurion.

teleSUR, rzr, DRL (2023-03-23). Túnez: cinco migrantes ahogados y 28 desaparecidos en naufragio. telesurtv.net La embarcación partió desde Sfax, en el este de Túnez, con destino a la isla italiana de Lampedusa.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-03-23). Ministro de Seguridad de Buenos Aires renuncia tras escándalo. telesurtv.net Los cargos contra el funcionario van desde enriquecimiento ilícito e incumplimiento de deberes como funcionario público hasta cohecho, exacciones y peculado.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-03-23). Detenidos funcionarios públicos implicados en el caso Ayotzinapa. telesurtv.net El arresto fue el resultado de un operativo conjunto entre la Agencia de Investigación Criminal (AIC), la Fiscalía General de la República y elementos de la Secretaría de Marina.

teleSUR, SH (2023-03-23). Enfrentamientos armados dejan diez muertos en Michoacán, México. telesurtv.net En el municipio de Zitácuaro, agentes de la Guardia Nacional y de la Guardia Civil lograron dar muerte a dos presuntos sicarios.

teleSUR, SH (2023-03-23). Congreso peruano aprueba acusar a exministros de Pedro Castillo. telesurtv.net Los tres exfuncionarios del expresidente Castillo están sindicados por los hechos del 7 de diciembre de 2022, cuando el exmandatario intentó disolver el Parlamento.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-03-23). Reportan dos heridos por tiroteo en escuela de Colorado, EE.UU. telesurtv.net El Departamento de Policía de Denver ha identificado al sospechoso como Austin Lyle, de 17 años.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-03-23). Justicia ecuatoriana ratifica medidas cautelares a Lenín Moreno. telesurtv.net El magistrado confirmó las medidas impuestas al exmandatario de comparecer cada 15 días ante la Justicia ecuatoriana.

teleSUR, SH (2023-03-23). Franceses se movilizan nuevamente contra reforma de pensiones. telesurtv.net Los sindicatos se han mantenido en pie de lucha desde enero contra el retraso de la edad de jubilación de 62 a 64 años para 2030,…

Staff (2023-03-22). Georgia: German FM to rally coup forces, push NATO integration, armed conflict with Russia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Rustavi 2March 22, 2023 German Foreign Minister to visit Georgia German Foreign Minister will visit Georgia on March 23-24. According to the German Embassy in Georgia, meetings of Annalena Baerbock with the President, Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia are scheduled as part of the visit. She will meet with students, as …

Staff (2023-03-22). Randa Musa, wife of Khader Adnan, urges popular action to free her husband and all Palestinian prisoners. samidoun.net As the Battle of Freedom or Martyrdom approaches, with seven leaders of the Palestinian prisoners' movement having launched a hunger strike in advance of the 2,000 prisoners scheduled to begin their strike Thursday, 23 March, Sheikh Khader Adnan is on his 46th day of hunger strike. In a press statement by Randa Musa, Adnan's wife, …

Mark Gruenberg (2023-03-22). The fight against Starbucks law breaking goes to the shareholders tomorrow. peoplesworld.org SEATTLE—Union pension funds and pro-shareholder investment advisors are taking the fight over Starbucks' rampant labor law-breaking to its stockholders. At the Seattle-based monster coffee company's virtual annual meeting on March 23, they'll demand Starbucks name an outside auditor to determine if, or, more likely, how much the anti-union drive has hurt Starbucks's reputation, share price, …

Staff (2023-03-21). Georgian FM in Brussels to offer his country to EU, NATO. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Civil GeorgiaMarch 21, 2023 Ilia Darchiashvili Visits Brussels to Meet with EU and NATO Officials Georgian Foreign Minister Ilia Darchiashvili is on a working visit to Brussels from 21 to 23 March. During his visit he will meet with the leaders of the European Union and NATO. According to the Georgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs …

Staff (2023-03-21). Palestinian prisoner leaders launch hunger strike: Battle of Freedom or Martyrdom to begin Thursday, 23 March. samidoun.net Building on over 36 days of escalating protests, the leadership of the Palestinian prisoners' movement announced today, Tuesday 21 March, that they would begin the collective hunger strike today with up to 2,000 prisoners and more to come following on Thursday and the days to come. They are demanding not only an end to the …

teleSUR (2023-03-21). The French Prepare National Strike Against Pension Reform. telesurenglish.net Ahead of a national mobilization planned for March 23, thousands of French citizens took again to the streets on Tuesday to reject President Emmanuel Macron's approval of his pension reform bill by decree. | RELATED: | "Several dozen demonstrators blocked the Perrache station and the entrance to Lyon city in the morning. After being dislodged by the Police, they blocked the passage of a train in such station,"

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