Daily Archives: January 16, 2023

2023-01-16: News Headlines

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-16). Ukraine DM Says It's a 'Fact' That Kyiv Is a 'De Facto' NATO Member. news.antiwar.com Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov told BBC on Friday that Ukraine is a "de facto" NATO member since it's equipped with so many of the alliance's weapons and dismissed the idea that his comments were controversial. Reznikov said he was confident that Ukraine's Western backers would supply Kyiv with warplanes and tanks despite some concerns …

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-16). Turkey Says Unlikely to Approve Sweden, Finland NATO Bids Before June. news.antiwar.com A spokesman for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Ankara is unlikely to approve Sweden and Finland joining NATO before June. Spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said Sweden needs time before it can codify new counterterrorism measures into law, changes Ankara wants to be made before signing off on Stockholm's NATO membership. "It may take six months …

_____ (2023-01-16). Lula: The Coup And The Importance Of Popular Mobilization. popularresistance.org The attempted fascist Bolsonarist coup d'état of January 8 in Brasilia is not a merely local event. Everything indicates that it had international sponsorship. It is far from being a spontaneous revolt, as there are countless facts that demonstrate a high degree of organization, coordination and financing prior to the assault and vandalizing of the main institutions representing the three branches of state power in Brazil, no less than the Congress, the Planalto Palace and the headquarters of the Federal Supreme Court. This relationship with the support of an international organization behind the coup attempt and…

_____ (2023-01-16). Repression Of Dissent Following The Illegal Removal Of President Castillo. popularresistance.org Following the illegal removal of Pedro Castillo, the now President of Peru, Mrs. Dina Boluarte, has responded to the popular protests that paralyzed the country as of December 7, 2022 with the suspension of constitutional rights. That means the police can now stop anyone without a warrant; enter any residence and prevent any citizen from traveling freely within or outside of Peru. In addition, gatherings of any kind are prohibited. In areas located in 7 regions of Peru, for several weeks, the population has been prohibited from going out into the street and obligated to stay in their homes day and night. The firs…

_____ (2023-01-16). Stop The Violence Against The Peruvian People. popularresistance.org The Peruvian people have been on the streets across the country to reject the coup that took constitutional president Pedro Castillo out of office on December 7. The Peruvian authorities have responded to these mass protests with brutal violence. As of today, Peruvian human rights organizations estimate that 48 people have been killed in the context of the protests and hundreds more have been injured. | Mainstream, corporate media in Peru has helped reinforce the government's narrative that those who are on the streets are "criminals", "terrorists" and that their demands are illegitimate. Meanwhile, independent a…

Benjamin Norton (2023-01-16). Nicaragua is world's #1 country where citizens feel at peace, Gallup poll shows. orinocotribune.com By Ben Norton | A poll by mainstream firm Gallup found that Nicaragua is the No. 1 country in the world where citizens feel at peace. Nine of the top 14 countries are in Latin America. But the US constantly attacks the Sandinista government and imposes sanctions on it. | A poll found that Nicaragua is the top country in the world where citizens feel at peace. | The United States and Western media outlets have long demonized Nicaragua's Sandinista government and its President Daniel Ortega, sponsoring violent coup attempts against him and imposing illegal unilateral sanctions aimed at hurting the Central American…

Benjamin Norton (2023-01-16). Nicaragua is #1 Country Where Citizens Feel at Peace, Gallup Poll Shows. orinocotribune.com By Ben Norton | A poll by mainstream firm Gallup found that Nicaragua is the number one bycountry in the world where citizens feel at peace. Nine of the top 14 countries are in Latin America. But the US constantly attacks the Sandinista government and imposes sanctions on it. | A poll found that Nicaragua is the top country in the world where citizens feel at peace. | The United States and Western media outlets have long demonized Nicaragua's Sandinista government and its President Daniel Ortega, sponsoring violent coup attempts against him and imposing illegal unilateral sanctions aimed at hurting the Central Am…

_____ (2023-01-16). Multipolarity And The Decline Of US Hegemony. popularresistance.org [Unlike] all those people talking about globalization and U.S. hegemony, Michael could see, and I also could see, the fractures underlying the system. My own approach has been characterized by such skepticism about enduring Western dominance, U.S. hegemony, dollar dominance, etc. | And after thinking and writing about small bits of it for a couple of decades I eventually came up with this book, Geopolitical Economy, from which Ben [Norton] has also taken the title of Geopolitical Economy Report, with which of course we are collaborating. | In Geopolitical Economy, I question the dominant cosmopolitan understandin…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-16). As West Sends More Armor to Ukraine, Why "Turning the Tide" is Still Fantasy. libya360.wordpress.com Update on the conflict in Ukraine for January 16, 2023. Russian forces are consolidating control over and around Soledar to the north of Bakhmut; Russian forces are also apparently preparing a much larger encirclement of Bakhmut itself; The United Kingdom, in addition to sending 14 Challenger 2 main battle tanks has claimed…

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2023-01-16). Biden Stoops to Conquer Brazil's Lula. globalresearch.ca

____ (2023-01-16). What the Rioters in Brazil Learned from North Americans. transcend.org 9 Jan 2023 – Jair Bolsonaro's supporters showed that antidemocratic revolutions can be contagious too.

Lee Camp (2023-01-16). The Truth About Ukraine's Azov Battalion Alex Rubinstein and Lee Camp. mintpressnews.com Alex Rubinstein joins Lee Camp to discuss the Anti-Defamation League's recent defense of Ukraine's Neo-Nazi Azov Battalion and what some describe as a broader "corruption" of Jewish institutions.

americanthinker (2023-01-16). Nazi tactics in modern Germany. americanthinker.com It's always bad when a country forces its citizens into medical experiments, but it's especially bad when Germany does it to a Jew.

Staff (2023-01-16). Vuelta a la Patria Program: More Than 2 Venezuelans Return From Peru. orinocotribune.com This Friday, January 13, 251 Venezuelans arrived at the Simón Bolívar de Maiquetía International Airport in La Guaira, on a flight from Peru via the state airline Conviasa, thanks to the Vuelta a la Patria program that brings vulnerable migrants back to their homeland, free of charge. | Accordingly, the Foreign Affairs Vice-minister for Latin America and the Caribbean Rander Peña, who received the returnees at the airport, stressed that President Nicolás Maduro, in his annual message to the nation before the National Assembly (AN), spoke of six lines of work for the current year. In the second line, about the exp…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-16). Unrest Spreads Across Peru After Massacre of Civilians. libya360.wordpress.com Abayomi Azikiwe Peru Military Massacres Civilians In Juliaca Calls for the prosecution of coup-President Dina Boluarte while unprovoked killings of dozens in the south of the South American state continues Since the ouster by the parliament of former leftwing President Pedro Castillo in December, demonstrations demanding his release from detention and the reversal of the…

Staff (2023-01-16). Venezuela's Foreign Minister: Pedro Castillo Was 'Victim of Betrayal'. orinocotribune.com On a January 14 interview with the state television network Venezolana de Televisión (VTV), Venezuela's newly appointed Minister for Foreign Affairs Yvan Gil asserted that the imprisoned and ousted Peruvian President Pedro Castillo was a "victim of betrayal." | "I believe that Pedro Castillo was a victim of betrayal … there is a force that is now on the move: the people who elected Pedro Castillo are the ones on the streets (protesting)," the minister stated during the interview. | According to the diplomat, there are currently "fascist forces running rampant in Peru," but "sooner rather than later, serenity an…

Kurt Nimmo (2023-01-16). The Stepan Bandera Memorial Nuke. "The Kremlin is claiming that Ukraine is developing nuclear weapons" globalresearch.ca

_____ (2023-01-16). 'World War 3 Has Already Started' Between US And Russia/China. popularresistance.org Emmanuel Todd is a widely respected anthropologist and historian in France. | In 2022, Todd published a book titled "The Third World War Has Started" ("La Troisième Guerre mondiale a commencé" in French). At the moment, it is only available in Japan. | But Todd outlined the main arguments he made in the book in a French-language interview with the major newspaper Le Figaro, conducted by the journalist Alexandre Devecchio. | According to Todd, the proxy war in Ukraine is "existential" not only for Russia, but also for the United States. | The US "imperial system" is weakening in much of the world, he observed, but…

_____ (2023-01-16). Should Russia Take the War to NATO States? strategic-culture.org It's certainly risky and not to be contemplated rashly. But what is the alternative? | The United States-led military bloc is a party to the conflict in Ukraine against Russia. In short, NATO is at war with Russia. So, why is Russia limiting its military targets to Ukrainian territory? | Moscow has said repeatedly that the proxy war in Ukraine between NATO and Russia has become increasingly evident from the United States and its allies pumping up to $100 billion of weaponry into the former Soviet republic. There can be no illusions about the situation. | NATO's participation has become increasingly deeper and mor…

____ (2023-01-16). Grandson of Charles de Gaulle, an Old CIA Nemesis, Condemns West's Policy in Ukraine. transcend.org 11 Jan 2023 – Pierre de Gaulle, grandson of former French President Charles de Gaulle, has said the U.S. and NATO triggered the Ukraine conflict and are making Europeans suffer by fueling and waging a pre-planned economic war against Russia.

____ (2023-01-16). MLK: Beyond Vietnam… to Ukraine. transcend.org 16 Apr 2023 – In April 1967, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered an eloquent and stirring denunciation of the Vietnam War and US militarism in his "Beyond Vietnam" speech, which is relevant to today's war in Ukraine. Exactly one year after delivering the speech at Riverside Church, Luther King was assassinated.

____ (2023-01-16). Top 20 Most Cringeworthy Zelensky PR Moments. transcend.org 14 Jan 2023 – One of the most cringeworthy and degrading aspects of the globe-spanning narrative control campaign surrounding the US empire's proxy war in Ukraine has been the way the nation's president Volodymyr Zelensky has been turned into an ever-present corporate mascot for the most aggressive ad campaign ever devised.

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-16). CNN: Ukraine Has Become a 'Weapons Lab' for Western Arms. news.antiwar.com Ukraine has turned into a "lab" for Western arms as the war has given the US and its allies an opportunity to see how their weapons fare in a conflict with a major military power like Russia, CNN reported on Monday. A source familiar with Western intelligence on the war told CNN that Ukraine is …

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-16). Croatia's President Says US and NATO are Waging a Proxy War Against Russia. news.antiwar.com Croatian President Zoran Milanovic on Sunday said the US and NATO are waging a proxy war against Russia and criticized the Western sanctions campaign against Moscow, offering rare criticism of the policy from a leader of a NATO country. "Washington and NATO are waging a proxy war against Russia with the help of Ukraine," Milanovic said, …

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-16). US Begins Expanded Training of Ukrainian Forces in Germany. news.antiwar.com Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley told reporters on Sunday that the US has begun its expanded training program of Ukrainian soldiers in Germany, representing Washington's ever-growing involvement in the war. Up to this point, US training of Ukrainians has focused on specific weapons systems, but the new program is being …

infobrics (2023-01-16). Ex-French volunteer in Ukraine asks for asylum in Russia. infobrics.org He reported Kiev's crimes during his mission in Ukraine, becoming an "enemy" for NATO countries.

infobrics (2023-01-16). US Senator says training Ukrainian soldiers in Oklahoma poses risk to civilians. infobrics.org Patriot system unlikely to be a "gamechanger" in Ukrainian conflict.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-16). Operation Belladonna: CIA Involvement in Ukranian Nationalism. libya360.wordpress.com Red Street Media Collective OPERATION BELLADONNA NOTE: To decode CIA Terms & Cryptonyms, use a Research Aid. If we analyze publicly available declassified documents from the Central Intelligence Agency, we can learn quite a bit about the United States and its role in the historical development of Ukrainian Nationalism. To view the February 2022 Russia-Ukraine conflict, in isolation,…

John Helmer (2023-01-16). Kyiv Shows Signs of Desperation. "The Ukrainian Demilitarized Negotiations Start at Dead End" globalresearch.ca

Jonathan Cook (2023-01-16). Russia-Ukraine War: How the US Paved the Way to Moscow's Invasion. Jonathan Cook. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2023-01-16). Germany: top U.S. military commander inspects training of Ukrainian combat forces. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Deutsche WelleJanuary 16, 2023 Ukraine updates: US trains Ukrainian forces in Germany The US military's chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milley, is visiting the Grafenwà∂hr training area in southern Germany on Monday to observe a program that trains Ukrainian forces. The US military started giving hundreds of Ukrainian soldiers new combined …

Staff (2023-01-16). U.S., NATO wage proxy war with Russia in Ukraine: Croatian president. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Rustavi2January 16, 2023 US, NATO in proxy war against Russia in Ukraine Croatian President Croatian President said the United States and NATO are engaged in proxy warfare against Russia on the territory of Ukraine, writes english.almayadeen.net. "Washington and NATO are waging a proxy war against Russia with the help of Ukraine. The plan should …

Rick Sterling (2023-01-16). Beyond Vietnam to Ukraine. globalresearch.ca

Scott Ritter (2023-01-16). 2023 Outlook for Ukraine. Scott Ritter. globalresearch.ca

Editor (2023-01-16). The World Split Apart 2.0: Part 2. mronline.org A series of international organizations—a network of networks—created by Russia and China form the pillars upon which an alternative to the Western-dominated world order are being built. There is already an institutional split between the West and the rest evidencing the pre-schism bifurcation among great powers: the G7 and G20.

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2023-01-16). The Plan To Carve Up Russia. orinocotribune.com

Rick Sterling (2023-01-16). Beyond Vietnam to Ukraine. globalresearch.ca

Scott Ritter (2023-01-16). 2023 Outlook for Ukraine. Scott Ritter. globalresearch.ca

Editor (2023-01-16). The World Split Apart 2.0: Part 2. mronline.org A series of international organizations—a network of networks—created by Russia and China form the pillars upon which an alternative to the Western-dominated world order are being built. There is already an institutional split between the West and the rest evidencing the pre-schism bifurcation among great powers: the G7 and G20.

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2023-01-16). The Plan To Carve Up Russia. orinocotribune.com

____ (2023-01-16). How Western Sanctions Blow Back, Hurting Europe, Deepening Asian Integration. transcend.org 11 Jan 2023 – Western sanctions led Russia to greatly increase trade with Asia, while devastating Europe's economy. The US tech war against China is damaging its own industry.

____ (2023-01-16). Why China's Belt and Road Initiative-BRI Is Back with a Bang in 2023. transcend.org 6 Jan 2023 – As Beijing's BRI enters its 10th year, a strong Sino-Russian geostrategic partnership has revitalized the BRI across the Global South.

infobrics (2023-01-16). Algeria aspires to becoming key energy provider to Europe, but conflict with Morocco is a problem. infobrics.org The hard fact is that the North African region today cannot solve Europe's energy issues as an alternative to Russian sources.

Jonathan Turley (2023-01-16). "Congressional Trolls": Democratic Leaders Pushed Refuted Russian Troll Claims. globalresearch.ca

Michael Kern (2023-01-16). Russia Accuses Sweden of "Hiding Something" About the Nord Stream Sabotage. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2023-01-16). Maternal solicitude: Condoleezza Rice demands morganatic offspring Saakashvili be released. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Rice was National Security Adviser at the time of Saakashvili's 2003 "Rose Revolution" in Georgia and Secretary of State shortly afterward. In the latter capacity she visited Georgia shortly before and immediately after the Saakashvili regime invaded South Ossetia on August 8, 2008, triggering a five-day war with Russia. On the day of the second …

infobrics (2023-01-16). Can UK weapons help Kiev. infobrics.org Pedological properties of western USSR prompted the superpower to build lighter tanks, as heavier Western-style vehicles would nearly always get hopelessly stuck in an ocean of mud caused by the infamous rasputitsa.

infobrics (2023-01-16). Anti-NATO protests growing in US. infobrics.org Demonstrations and web conferences for peace show American people's discontent with current foreign policy.

infobrics (2023-01-16). BRICS' Future in a Changing World Order. infobrics.org In the face of the dynamic economic and financial shifts of the 2010s; the worldwide pandemic, and economic, social, and political disruptions caused by it; and most of all, the power rivalry amongst nations—including between some of the BRICS members, is there still room left for alignment of interests within the BRICS?>

infobrics (2023-01-16). 'SA Should Advance Agri Trade as Brics Chair'. infobrics.org As the new Brics chair, South Africa has an ideal opportunity to influence the agenda and advance the agricultural trade interests of the country, believes Agbiz chief economist Wandile Sihlobo…

infobrics (2023-01-16). BRICS Undermine Dollar Hegemony with Gold Purchases. infobrics.org Central banks have been accumulating the precious metal at a record rate…

_____ (2023-01-16). Nato Deplatforms 'No To Nato'. strategic-culture.org There is considerable method in NATO's madness, the same madness that sees Julian Assange incarcerated and Gaza, Syria and far too many civilians and soldiers being bombed on a regular basis. | NATO's Irish Independent's 6th January edition

Fight Back (2023-01-16). New Yorkers say no to NATO. fightbacknews.org New York, NY – Around 300 people braved the first snow of the season on Saturday, January 14 to gather in Times Square outside of the U.S. Army recruiting office and say no to NATO and U.S. militarism. The rally was called by the Act Now to Stop War and End Racism (ANSWER) Coalition and United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) as part of a weekend of action in honor of the legacy of Doctor Martin Luther King Jr. | The event featured a series of powerful speakers who demanded money for healthcare, education, housing and the environment instead of U.S. imperialism. | John Parker of the Socialist Unity Party spoke t…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-16). These Latin American Leaders Will Be at Davos. libya360.wordpress.com The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting opens on Monday at its Switzerland headquarters. The week-long event, dominated by European and NATO leaders alongside the financial elite and representatives of transnational capital, will feature some Latin America-themed sessions and leaders. Not all Latin American heads of state are welcomed in Davos, namely the main leaders of…

Paul Gregoire (2023-01-16). Coalition Senators introduce anti-abortion bill. greenleft.org.au Coalition Senators Alex Antic and Matt Canavan are pushing a new anti-abortion bill aimed at those with reservations about late-term abortions. Paul Gregoire reports.

Staff (2023-01-16). Protecting NATO's southern flank: Turkey confident of U.S. delivering 120 new/upgraded F-16s. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Hurriyet Daily NewsJanuary 16, 2023 Ankara expects smooth supply of F-16s: àáavu≈üoƒülu Foreign Minister Mevlàºt àáavu≈üoƒülu has reiterated Ankara's expectation over the smooth supply of 40 new F-16s and 79 modernization kits for the existing fleets from the United States, saying that the matter waits for the approval of Congress. "The U.S. Department of Defense …

_____ (2023-01-16). New Report Charges Major Corporations As Complicit In Israel's Water Apartheid. strategic-culture.org By Jessica BUXBAUM | In December, the Palestinian human rights organization, Al-Haq, released a According to Al-Haq, businesses are instrumental in helping Israel restrict water access to Palestinians and destroy Palestinian water infrastructure. Additionally, foreign companies profit from Israel's system of water discrimination. | Al-Haq's paper named both Israeli and in…

____ (2023-01-16). Israeli Settler Colonialism and Apartheid: Poised for Victory or Defeat? transcend.org 13 Jan 2023 – Anyone with but half eye open during the last several decades should by now be aware of the existence of an undisclosed Zionist Long Game that preceded the establishment of Israel in 1948, and remains currently very much alive. It aims at extending Israeli sovereignty over the whole of Occupied Palestine.

Ben Norton (2023-01-16). End of Juan Guaidó: US-appointed Venezuelan coup leader ousted by ex allies. geopoliticaleconomy.com The US claimed unelected coup leader Juan Guaidó was "interim president" of Venezuela from January 2019 to December 2022, when his former allies in the right-wing opposition removed him from the position. Washington however still refuses to recognize elected President Nicolás Maduro.

Binoy Kampmark (2023-01-16). Rampant Speculation: Uranium, Dirty Bombs and Heathrow. dissidentvoice.org The dirty bomb and its purportedly famed radiation dispersal attributes has an undeserved mythology. It serves to bloat budgets and confer grants on specious theories propounded by specious theorists. It is all rather easy to make a security threat up, and a celluloid, Hollywood scenario of a dirty bomb going off in the middle of …

_____ (2023-01-16). What Next For The Anti-War Movement, With Brian Becker. popularresistance.org Brian Becker's commitment to social and economic justice began at a young age, shaped by his religious upbringing and his desire for fairness and equality for all people. Throughout his career, he has been a vocal critic of U.S. imperialism and the capitalist system, which he sees as inherently exploitative and oppressive. His advocacy for socialism stems from his belief that a socialist system would be more just and equitable for all people. | Becker has also been an active voice in the anti-war movement, opposing U.S. led interventions in foreign countries and advocating for peaceful negotiation as a solution t…

Michael Veronda Hazou (2023-01-16). New Democrats in Congress are enemies of Palestine cause. electronicintifada.net Fake progressives favor continued military aid to Israel.

Kit Klarenberg (2023-01-16). Declassified Intelligence Files Expose Inconvenient Truths of Bosnian War. globalresearch.ca

Lee Camp (2023-01-16). "Something Is Going To Happen Soon" — Stella Assange on Julian Assange's Imprisonment. mintpressnews.com Stella Assange joins Lee Camp to discuss her husband, Julian Assange, his deteriorating condition and the impact of his confinement in Belmarsh prison in London.

Lawrence Wittner (2023-01-16). Stepping Back from the a Nuclear Brink. dissidentvoice.org The development and the deployment of nuclear weapons are usually based on the assumption that they enhance national security. But, in fact, as this powerful study of nuclear policy convincingly demonstrates, nuclear weapons move nations toward the brink of destruction. The basis for this conclusion is…

____ (2023-01-16). Net Zero Will Lead to the End of Modern Civilization, Says Top Scientist. transcend.org 10 Jan 2023 – A damning indictment of the Net Zero political project has been made by one of the world's leading nuclear physicists. In a recently published science paper, Dr. Wallace Manheimer said it would be the end of modern civilisation.

Staff (2023-01-16). Songbird on the war front: fiddling as glow of nuclear embers looms. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. Army Europe and AfricaDecember 29, 2022 A Master of Her Profession BOLESLAWIEC, Poland U.S. Soldiers assigned to the 1st Infantry Division (1 ID) gathered to honor Sgt. 1st Class Jennifer Champagne, an Army musician and vocalist assigned to the 1 ID band as she was promoted to the rank of master sergeant on …

_____ (2023-01-16). 21 Years Later, Guantánamo Is Still Open — And We Are Still Protesting. popularresistance.org The prison that started out as a provisional, secret, slapdash gulag on the lee side of the Cuban state of Guantanamo is now a rebar-enforced institution with hundreds of millions of dollars flowing into it every year for a dwindling but entrenched population. It survives despite Supreme Court rulings against it, the accumulation of literally millions of billable hours by some of the best legal minds in the United States and Europe, decades of fervent and smart and courageous protest, and four presidents. | Witness Against Torture is a small part of that protest movement. We were founded in 2005, when 25 of us we…

_____ (2023-01-16). House Republican Rules Package Designed To Enable Skewed Priorities. popularresistance.org The House Republican majority recently adopted a rules package to guide that chamber's legislative action that would put up steep barriers to investments in critical national needs while paving the way for ever more tax cuts, inevitably tilted toward the wealthy and profitable corporations. That isn't an agenda that will expand opportunity or support broadly shared economic growth. | Proponents describe the rules as "restoring fiscal sanity," but they just reflect an ideology that ignores reams of evidence showing that the tax cuts of recent decades haven't meaningfully boosted economic growth. The large tax cuts…

_____ (2023-01-16). March Delegation to Venezuela: Ten Years Commemorating Chávez's Legacy. popularresistance.org The Alliance for Global Justice is organizing a new delegation to Venezuela for March 2023. | This is a unique opportunity to get to know Venezuela's reality first-hand and witness the heroic achievements of the Venezuelan people, who have been able to resist the US and European aggressions and blockade. | You will get the chance to participate in the commemoration activities organized by Chavistas for the 10th anniversary of the departure of Comandante Chávez. Among our activities, we will visit the communities of Ciudad Caribia, Petare, and El Hatillo and meet with the community councils, street leaders, CLAP,…

_____ (2023-01-16). New Zealand's New Sectoral Bargaining Law Holds Lessons For US. popularresistance.org In one of the more important advances in collective bargaining around the world, New Zealand recently passed an innovative sectoral bargaining policy, called Fair Pay Agreements. Labor supporters in Britain and Australia want to replicate elements of the policy in their countries, while for American audiences the most important lesson may be how New Zealand's experiences highlight that sectoral bargaining — in conjunction with worksite bargaining — is necessary to improve working conditions in today's economy and thus should be part of policy efforts to strengthen unions. | Sectoral bargaining, someti…

_____ (2023-01-16). New York Times Moves To 'Stack The Deck Of Justice' Against Its Subscribers. popularresistance.org "Arbitration Everywhere, Stacking the Deck of Justice" was a headline on a groundbreaking New York Times report (10/31/15) from 2015. Reporters Jessica Silver-Greenberg and Robert Gebeloff looked into the fine-print "agreements" that people sign, usually without reading them, as a requirement for obtaining credit card memberships or cellphone contracts or internet service—contracts that tell you that if there is any problem with your account, the company "may elect to resolve any claim by individual arbitration." | The Times reporters rightfully described those nine words as "the center of a far-reaching po…

_____ (2023-01-16). The FBI's Crusade Against MLK Was Darker Than You Think. popularresistance.org "You are done. There is only one way out for you. You better take it before your filthy, abnormal fraudulent self is bared to the nation." That's the shocking ending to the infamous letter Civil Rights hero Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. received in 1964 essentially urging him to commit suicide. The letter and accompanying package containing blackmail were sent by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, as King quickly caught on. While the full, unredacted letter was finally published by the New York Times in 2014, the audio recordings of an extensive FBI wiretapping operation targeting King have been sealed until 2027…

_____ (2023-01-16). Some Africans Can't Get Asylum In Israel Because Persecution Is Normal. popularresistance.org While all eyes are currently and justifiably on the incoming, monstrous Israeli government, there are a few leftovers from the previous administration that are worth mentioning. The previous Israeli government is seen by many people as a kinder, gentler and more reasonable government than the one in place right now. | However, while it is true that the current government is more frightening than anything we have seen the Zionists produce until now, we would do well to look at the policies enacted by that previous government so that we refrain from the mistake of seeing any Zionist government as reasonable or favo…

_____ (2023-01-16). Striking Workers From A Homelessness Charity Beat Their Tight-Fisted Bosses. popularresistance.org Workers from the homelessness charity Shelter have won their battle against the bosses. Unite the Union, which organises Shelter workers, said they had won a "vastly improved pay offer" following effective strike action. In addition, a one-off payout was also prised out of the bosses. A statement on the Unite website announced: | During the strike action talks were held at the conciliation service Acas and an improved pay offer was made. The revised offer was for an increase in pay of seven per cent, which was more than double the three per cent the workers had previously been offered. | And added that: | In addi…

_____ (2023-01-16). Biden Administration Moves To Deepen Military Ties With Israel. popularresistance.org Two years ago, the outgoing U.S. administration of Donald Trump did some bureaucratic realigning of what countries fall under which military command groups. Israel, which had been part of the EUCOM (European Command) group was transferred to CENTCOM (Central Command), which encompasses the Middle East and some of South Asia. | It was the sort of boring detail that doesn't generate headlines, and many who do hear about it yawn and move on quickly. But when it was announced on January 15, 2021, it was celebrated by pro-Israel groups in the United States and by Israeli officials.

_____ (2023-01-16). The Forgotten Socialist History Of Martin Luther King Jr. popularresistance.org In 1952 a 23-year-old Martin Luther King Jr. wrote a love letter to Coretta Scott. Along with coos of affection and apologies for his hasty handwriting, he described his feelings not just toward his future wife, but also toward America's economic system. "I am much more socialistic in my economic theory than capitalistic," he admitted to his then-girlfriend, concluding that "capitalism has outlived its usefulness." | King composed these words as a grad student on the tail end of his first year at the Boston University School of Theology. And far from representing just the utopianism of youth, the views expressed…

_____ (2023-01-16). Students Protest Fossil Fuel Involvement In Campus Career Center. popularresistance.org Washington – UW students are protesting on campus to demand that the UW Career and Internship Center amend their employer user policy to prohibit companies in the Fossil Fuel industry from recruiting on campus or using the center's services in any capacity to engage with students. The requested change would deny members of the Fossil Fuel industry a space to recruit students through university networking platforms and career fair events, and also leverage the UW's agenda-setting power by encouraging similar institutions to follow suit. | After several meetings and an attempt to work with the executive director of…

Kim Petersen (2023-01-16). The History between Japan and China. dissidentvoice.org Japan's actions in a certain period of the past not only claimed numerous victims here in Japan but also left the peoples of neighboring Asia and elsewhere with scars that are painful even today. I am thus taking this opportunity to state my belief, based on my profound remorse for these acts of aggression, colonial …

Anand Naidoo (2023-01-16). The Heat: China-Africa Ties. america.cgtn.com Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang wraps his first overseas tour as China looks to build stronger ties with Africa. The new Chinese foreign minister visited five African countries: Ethiopia, Gabon, Angola, Benin and Egypt. On his eight-day trip, Qin Gang met with several presidents and …

WSWS (2023-01-16). Australian PM visits Papua New Guinea to deepen anti-China campaign. wsws.org The Labor government is trying to bully PNG into accepting a security agreement that would place the impoverished Pacific nation on the frontline of military operations directed against China.

americanthinker (2023-01-16). Biden climate czar John Kerry gives the third world his 'to do list. americanthinker.com A greenie carbon credit scheme to set a few capitals on fire and go head to head with China's Belt and Road Initiative handouts.

americanthinker (2023-01-16). China expresses its admiration for WEF and 'the Davos spirit'. americanthinker.com and the sentiment is mutual.

____ (2023-01-16). Biden Tramples on Japan's Post-WWII Pacifist Constitution by Pushing Country's Rearmament. transcend.org 9 Jan 2023 – Main target is China in dangerously provocative policy that faces no visible domestic opposition in the U.S.

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-16). China Holds Live-Fire Drills in South China Sea After US Warships Enter Region. news.antiwar.com China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) held live-fire naval exercises in the South China Sea a day after the US Navy announced a US aircraft carrier strike group was operating in the disputed waters. The PLA said the "live-fire confrontation drill" was carried out on January 14 by the Shandong, China's first domestically built aircraft carrier. …

____ (2023-01-16). South China city sees first 2023 China-Europe freight-train trip to Moscow. ecns.cn A freight train carrying China-made construction machinery left the city of Liuzhou in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on Sunday heading for Moscow, marking the first 2023 trip of the Liuzhou-Moscow freight train service.

____ (2023-01-16). Xi'an launches customized trains for workers during Spring Festival travel rush. ecns.cn A customized high-speed train carrying workers from all parts of China was launched on Saturday in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province.

____ (2023-01-16). Fingertip pulse oximeters cover 600,000 village clinics in China: authorities. ecns.cn Fingertip pulse oximeters have covered over600,000 village clinics in China, said Chinese health authorities for COVID-19 prevention and control in rural areas on Sunday.

____ (2023-01-16). Seminar of ASEAN-China Cooperation on Agriculture held in Beijing. ecns.cn The Seminar of ASEAN-China Cooperation on Agriculture was held last Friday in Beijing as part of the ACC Roundtable Series to mark the Year of Agricultural Development and Food Security Cooperation.

____ (2023-01-16). New evidence of prehistoric human activity found in southwest China. ecns.cn Archaeologists have discovered traces of human activity dating back over 40,000 years in Ziyang City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, local authorities said Saturday.

____ (2023-01-16). Tourists eager to spread their wings again. ecns.cn China's outbound tourism sector is expected to bounce back as a result of the newly adjusted COVID-19 response that lifts restrictions on Chinese citizens' traveling overseas and also promotes cross-border personnel exchanges.

____ (2023-01-16). High-speed rail surge showcases nation's abilities. ecns.cn In the decade since it opened, the world's longest high-speed railway line, running 2,298 kilometers, has recorded 1.69 billion passenger trips, according to China State Railway Group, the national railway operator.

____ (2023-01-16). Asia-Pacific countries eager to welcome back Chinese tourists. ecns.cn China's recent optimization of its COVID-19 response and the gradual return of Chinese citizens' overseas travel have encouraged those working in the tourism sectors of Asia-Pacific countries.

____ (2023-01-16). Chemical plant explosion leaves 2 dead, 12 missing in NE China. ecns.cn An explosion at a chemical plant in Panshan County, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Sunday afternoon left two people dead, 12 missing and 34 injured, according to the county publicity department Monday.

____ (2023-01-16). Chinese FM's 'tour to Africa first' shows long-lasting close friendship. ecns.cn Less than two weeks after his appointment, China's new Foreign Minister Qin Gang visited Africa on his first official overseas trip with five countries and two regional organizations on his busy eight-day schedule.

____ (2023-01-16). Didi resumes new user registration. ecns.cn Didi Chuxing, China's most widely used ride-hailing app, announced Monday on its official Weibo account that the new user ban was lifted.

____ (2023-01-16). Economists predict China to see certain economic rebound in 2023. ecns.cn As of Sunday, 28 provinces, autonomous regions, and municipalities across China have held the "Two sessions", with the average 2023 GDP growth target in the 28 provinces in 2023 forecast at 6 percent.

____ (2023-01-16). China successfully tests ultra-high-speed maglev trains that 'fly on the ground'. ecns.cn China has successfully carried out a systematic test on a cutting-edge transportation system involving an ultra-high-speed maglev train running in a low vacuum pipeline, according to media reports on Sunday.

____ (2023-01-16). Chinese embassies require travelers from Japan and SK entering China to take 48-hour nucleic acid tests. ecns.cn Chinese embassies in Japan and South Korea said in statements on Sunday that travelers to China must take nucleic acid tests within 48 hours before their departure, and those who show negative results will be allowed to come to China.

____ (2023-01-16). China's C919 continues verification flight to Qingdao. ecns.cn Flight MU7811 departed from Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport on Sunday as a part of the 100-hour aircraft validation flight process.

____ (2023-01-16). Snowfall adds color to Danxia landform in Henan. ecns.cn Heavy snowfall hits Hongshigu scenic area in Miaogou Village of Lushi County, central China's Henan Province, Jan. 15, 2023, adding color to its Danxia landform, characterized by reddish sandstone features.

____ (2023-01-16). Highway runs across blue water in Tibet. ecns.cn Aerial view shows Lhasa-Nyingchi High Grade Highway in Nyingchi city, Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, running across the crystal blue water of Duobu Lake, marking it the "most beautiful water highway" in Tibet.

____ (2023-01-16). China's C919 jetliner lands in Qingdao as part of verification flight process. ecns.cn A C919 large passenger aircraft, China's first homegrown large jetliner, landed at Qingdao Jiaodong International Airport in east China's Shandong Province on Sunday.

____ (2023-01-16). Giant panda enjoys snow on the treetop in NW China. ecns.cn A giant panda was spotted climbing up a tree, sitting on the treetop and enjoying the snow at Xi'an Qinling Wildlife Zoo, located in northwest China's Shaanxi Province.

____ (2023-01-16). Chongqing residents enjoy hot soup in snow. ecns.cn People in southwest China's Chongqing sat around a bonfire to enjoy a pot of chicken soup Sunday, drawing the attention of many customers.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-16). The Chinese View of the World: Is a Non-Zero-Sum Game Possible? libya360.wordpress.com Ivan Timofeev The People's Republic of China has appointed a new foreign minister. Qin Gang, a career diplomat who went through all the key stages of the PRC's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has become the head of the Foreign Ministry. His predecessor Wang Yi was appointed head of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission…

Kim Petersen (2023-01-16). The History of Japan and China. Unspeakable Atrocities against the Chinese People. Kishida's "shameful subservience to the US" globalresearch.ca

_____ (2023-01-16). Conflicts: Ireland Provides Blueprint for The Unlikeliest of Things! journal-neo.org For the past two years, the Republic of Ireland has been a member of the UN Security Council. That's right, Ireland — when millions of people still expect the word "Irish" to be followed by "terrorist" or "freedom fighter," depending on their point of view, or someone else's perception of their way of seeing things. …

_____ (2023-01-16). The Republic of Korea is taking over the world using the Covid-19 pandemic. journal-neo.org South Korea found the answer to conquering the world years ago. Taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Republic of Korea (ROK) has gone on the offensive on new fronts. While others shake their fists and brandish their missiles, the South Koreans rely on soft power — they have been promoting their culture in other …

_____ (2023-01-16). Unrelenting Turkish-Greek tensions. journal-neo.org Centuries change, epochs succeed one another … It seemed that antagonistic contradictions between peoples and states should be a thing of the past, that a historical decision should lead to the formation of civilized relations between former adversaries and enemies. However, not only does time have no power over collective memory, but sometimes we observe …

Adriaan Alsema (2023-01-16). Colombia's government and ELN rebels push ceasefire talks forward. colombiareports.com Colombia's government and the ELN agreed to an "extraordinary meeting" after the guerrilla group rejected a ceasefire that was announced by President Gustavo Petro. Government negotiator Otty Patiño said on…

Anonymous Contributor (2023-01-16). Savannah, GA Residents Rally at Brasfield & Gorrie site to Stop Cop City! itsgoingdown.org Report back on solidarity rally with the movement to Defend the Atlanta Forest in Savannah, Georgia. Following the raids of the Weelaunee Forest and arrest of six forest defenders in mid-December, supporters of the movement to Defend the Atlanta Forest called for a Weekend of Solidarity with the movement from January 13th-16th. In response, we…

Brandee Sanders (2023-01-16). East Tennessee State University Digitizes Archive That Celebrates Black History In Appalachia. newsone.com A historic archive that provides a lens into Black history and culture in Appalachia has been digitized by East Tennessee State University, the Although the narratives and contributions of African Americans in Appalachia are often obscured and omitted from history books, they are critical parts of the region's landscape. African Americans accounted for nearly

Editor (2023-01-16). Capitalism's court jester: Slavoj Žižek. mronline.org One of the most prominent intellectuals in the contemporary world was named to the list of the "Top 100 Global Thinkers" in Foreign Policy magazine in 2012. He shares this distinction with the likes of Dick Cheney, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Benjamin Netanyahu, and former Mossad director Meir Dagan.

Editor (2023-01-16). How the Supreme Court could severely limit workers' right to strike. mronline.org A case the Supreme Court heard on Tuesday could make unions and workers liable for any damages their company incurred during a strike, dealing a blow to organized labor.

Editor (2023-01-16). Listen to Barack Obama's chilling description of U.S. involvement in the gigantic 1965 Indonesia massacre. mronline.org This week, Indonesian President Joko Widodo acknowledged the "staggering mass slaughter" that took place 57 years ago.

Editor (2023-01-16). Chris Hedges: Russell Banks, John Brown and the American Soul. scheerpost.com There are few contemporary novelists who have explored the dark undercurrents of American society with more insight and pathos than Russell Banks, who died earlier this month.

Edward Curtin (2023-01-16). Lucid Summations When Tomorrow Is Today and MLK Day. dissidentvoice.org What they [regular people] need, and what they feel they need, is a quality of mind that will help them use information and to develop reason in order to achieve lucid summations of what is going on in the world and what may be happening within themselves… what may be called the sociological imagination. — …

Global Research News (2023-01-16). Selected Articles: FDA Advisers Are Angry at Moderna for Hiding Data. globalresearch.ca By It turns out that the FDA advisers approved Moderna booster shots based on "antibody counting," a quack medicine approach called immunobridging. The reason immunobridging …

Global Voices (2023-01-16). Saudi Arabia: Government Agents infiltrate Wikipedia, sentence Independent Admins to Prison. juancole.com By SMEX | ( Globalvoices.org ) The Saudi Arabian government infiltrated Wikipedia by recruiting the organization's highest ranked administrators in the country to serve as government agents to control information about the country and prosecuting those who contributed critical information about political detainees, said SMEX and Democracy for the Arab World Now (DAWN) …

Julia Rock (2023-01-16). Corporations Are Pushing The Supreme Court To Crush Unions. levernews.com

____ (2023-01-16). Mr. Smith Tells The Truth. smoothiex12.blogspot.com

Prabhat Patnaik (2023-01-16). The impending world recession. mronline.org The IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva has now openly admitted that the year 2023 will witness the slowing down of the world economy to a point where as much as one-third of it will see an actual contraction in gross domestic product.

Staff (2023-01-16). MLK Day Special: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in His Own Words. democracynow.org Today is the federal holiday that honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He was born January 15, 1929. He was assassinated April 4, 1968, at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. He was just 39 years old. While Dr. King is primarily remembered as a civil rights leader, he also championed the cause of the poor and organized the Poor People's Campaign to address issues of economic justice. Dr. King was also a fierce critic of U.S. foreign policy and the Vietnam War. We play his "Beyond Vietnam" speech, which he delivered at New York City's Riverside Church on April 4, 1967, as well as his las…

Staff (2023-01-16). Week of Action to Free Ahmad Sa'adat launches with global events and actions: Over 210 organizations endorse the campaign. samidoun.net With the support of over 215 organizations from more than 30 countries, the Week of Action to Free Ahmad Sa'adat and All Palestinian Prisoners launched on Saturday, 14 January 2023. Marking the 21st anniversary of the imprisonment of Sa'adat, a prominent Palestinian national leader and the General Secretary of the Popular Front for the Liberation …

The Conversation (2023-01-16). How the Right-Wing Distortion of Martin Luther King Jr.'s words enables more, not less, racial Division within American society. juancole.com Hajar Yazdiha, USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences | U.S. Rep. Chip Roy of Texas is just the latest conservative lawmaker to misuse the words of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to judge a person on character and not race. In the protracted battle to elect Rep. Kevin McCarthy as speaker …

_____ (2023-01-16). All Quiet (Panic) on the Western Front. strategic-culture.org

_____ (2023-01-16). Recalling CNN's Fraudulent 'Interview' With a Seven Year-Old Syrian Girl. strategic-culture.org There's a thread going around on Twitter by Columbia University's Sophie Fullerton advancing the claim that I have promoted crazy conspiracy theories about child "crisis actors" in Syrian war atrocities. Fullerton has me blocked on Twitter so I can't respond to her there, but in her thread she brings up one of the most egregious instances I've ever seen of US war propaganda in the mass media, so it's worth taking some time to unpack her claims here as a public service.

Adriaan Alsema (2023-01-16). Colombia's FARC dissidents captured 5 soldiers during ceasefire: military. colombiareports.com Colombia's armed forces have said that five soldiers were "kidnapped" by guerrillas since a bilateral ceasefire took force on January 1. One of the soldiers has been released and four…

Al Mayadeen (2023-01-16). US, Cuba to Restart Talks on Law Enforcement: State Department. globalresearch.ca

americanthinker (2023-01-16). It's Wish-Cycling, Not Recycling. americanthinker.com The "zero waste" approach leftist local governments have adopted is a fallacy.

americanthinker (2023-01-16). Just What Kind Of A Republican Is Mitch McConnell? americanthinker.com Given his conduct over the last three years, it turns out that the Republican establishment's ideas are very different from those of their conservative base.

americanthinker (2023-01-16). Too Wet? Too Dry? It's All Climate Change! americanthinker.com Democrats, the left, and the media have an uncanny ability to balance two contradictory propositions in their minds, believing both can occur simultaneously due to the same cause.

americanthinker (2023-01-16). We're All Chicagoans Now. americanthinker.com Chicago is perhaps the most solidly Democrat city in America. And as goes Chicago, apparently, so goes the nation.

americanthinker (2023-01-16). What Is Capitalism? Even Conservatives Can't Explain It. americanthinker.com Capitalism is not simply free markets. It is a designed, self-accelerating economic system that reduces prices and poverty.

americanthinker (2023-01-16). What Wokists Can Learn from Martin Luther King Jr. americanthinker.com There is much to learn from and reflect upon in the life of Martin Luther King Jr.

americanthinker (2023-01-16). Biden used MLK's old pulpit to lie and even sleaze up to a little girl. americanthinker.com Ostensibly in the church to honor the Civil Rights icon, Biden managed to demean the event.

americanthinker (2023-01-16). Chicago Mayor Lightfoot's campaign under fire for emails to teachers seeking student volunteers. americanthinker.com Dragooning students into her political campaigns for political gain?>

americanthinker (2023-01-16). Climate change talking points. americanthinker.com "Climate chage" is simply left-wing politics under another name.

americanthinker (2023-01-16). Democrat godfathers (and mothers?). americanthinker.com Big Joe's scandals promise to become the proverbial millstone around Democrat necks.

americanthinker (2023-01-16). Ever wonder where the 'deep state' came from? americanthinker.com How the Deep State got here and how to get rid of it.

americanthinker (2023-01-16). More proof that 'gender affirming' means 'mutilating'. americanthinker.com Stomach-churning data emerges about what happens to men who have their genitals mutilated in the name of "transgenderism."

americanthinker (2023-01-16). New poll reveals rising antisemitism in the Democrat party. americanthinker.com Moreover, the most stalwart Democrats—young people and Blacks—are also the most committed to that ugly ideology.

americanthinker (2023-01-16). Remember when MLK spoke about character rather than race? americanthinker.com It's another MLK Day and another opportunity to remember the man and his legacy.

americanthinker (2023-01-16). Vermont doesn't know what a woman is. americanthinker.com Vermont is abolishing basic civil rights.

americanthinker (2023-01-16). VIDEOS: Americans step up because the police aren't there. americanthinker.com When the police no longer do their jobs, citizens will fill the void, with poor outcomes for the criminals and, eventually, for the country.

americanthinker (2023-01-16). What happens when you write to your elected representatives over the COVID vaccine issue. americanthinker.com They don't respond very well, suffice to say.

____ (2023-01-16). African Solutions to African Problems: Let the African Union Resolve the GERD Dispute! transcend.org 9 Jan 2023 – Following the US-Africa Summit last month, the million dollar question is whether Ethiopia and the US have kissed and made up. Is the Biden administration a "friend" of Ethiopia?>

____ (2023-01-16). After Years of Failed Environmental Diplomacy, We Need to Ask the Obvious Question: "Who Owns the World?" transcend.org 31 Dec 2022 – Half a century ago, 122 countries met in Stockholm for the first UN Conference on the Environment. Last June, the Swedish government hosted an anniversary summit with no political clout or ambition. This was emblematic of the failure of years of environmental diplomacy due to the fact that our leaders have consistently avoided the central question — that of justice.

____ (2023-01-16). Genetic Engineering Gives Scientists 'God-like Power'but Is It Ethical? transcend.org 10 Jan 2023 – In his new book, "As Gods: A Moral History of the Genetic Age," Matthew Cobb, a biologist and historian at the University of Manchester, takes an in-depth look at the turbulent history of genetic engineering.

____ (2023-01-16). How Safe Can We Really Be? transcend.org 11 Jan 2023 – What is freedom–the freedom to be armed and able to defend yourself? Does one man's freedom force the rest of us to watch their country turn into a John Wayne movie?… And the strongman may kill his enemies, but he can't kill the paradox.

____ (2023-01-16). How the Workers' Parliaments Saved the Cuban Revolution. transcend.org 13 Jan 2023 – A Rare Look from Inside Cuba: In highlighting the little-known role of the Cuban working class during the Special Period, the author has produced a book essential to understanding the survival of revolutionary Cuba.

____ (2023-01-16). Hypocritical or Psychopathic? transcend.org

____ (2023-01-16). Immanuel Wallerstein on the Global Left and Right. transcend.org Crisis, indeed. The way out is a new discourse, less material, more spiritual; something to live for, not only from. Right now Wallerstein sees capitalism in crisis with no remedy–of which I am not so sure–and the US hegemony also in a crisis with no remedy–a view I share–, as the fall of an empire for which local elites used to kill and rule; now having to do most killings itself.

____ (2023-01-16). Quest for Intelligent Life on Earth — from a Future Perspective. transcend.org Self-reflexive redirection of the SETI initiative from its extraterrestrial focus?>

____ (2023-01-16). Seeing Is Believing: What the Data Reveal about Deaths Following COVID Vaccine Rollouts around the World. transcend.org 9 Jan 2023 – Why would so many countries big and small, rich and poor, in different parts of the world, some with congested cities, some sparsely populated, cold weather or hot weather, tropical or desert, high altitude or low altitude, small islands or landlocked — why would they all see increases in COVID-19 deaths after mass vaccination?>

____ (2023-01-16). The Forgotten Journalists (Part 2): The Quartering of Jamal Khashoggi. transcend.org The Silence of the Nations: The Quartering of Jamal Khashoggi on 2 Oct 2018–May His Soul Rests in Peace – The Middle Eastern Hit Squads are a Commonly Used Mechanism to Terminate Dissidents…

____ (2023-01-16). 'The Government Killed Him': A Tribute to Activist and Programmer Aaron Swartz 10 Years after His Death. transcend.org 13 Jan 2023 – As a computer programmer, Swartz changed the internet forever and fiercely fought against the privatization of knowledge. The federal government persecuted him for it until his death by suicide in 2013.

____ (2023-01-16). The Psychology of Veridos‚Ñ¢ (Seekers of Truth and Justice). transcend.org 9 Jan 2023 – A Study of Moral Heroism of the 5% or less – A courageous vocal minority has arisen in the face of relentless opposition, demonization, censorship and punishment to challenge the official Covid narrative, to speak out and work for truth, justice, health and freedom.

____ (2023-01-16). The Reusable Shipping Bags That Could Solve Online Shopping's Plastic Problem. transcend.org 1 Dec 2022 – Companies like RePack are beginning to offer an innovative new business model, leasing reusable bags to retailers that sell goods online. Using a service like RePack can save up to 80% of CO2 emissions from shipping and reduce packaging waste by 99%.

____ (2023-01-16). Venezuela: Guaidó Is Gone, but Media Dishonesty Is Here to Stay. transcend.org 11 Jan 2023 – The latest iteration of Washington's regime-change efforts against the democratically elected Venezuelan government came to an end. On 30 Dec an opposition-controlled parliament voted to end the US-backed "interim government" headed by Juan Guaidó.

____ (2023-01-16). Why Europe Won't Decouple from the United States — unless Two Things Happen. transcend.org 6 Jan 2023 – This article was published yesterday, 5 Jan, by the very important Chinese "Global Times" under the headline, 'Two Reasons That Europe Would Be Forced to Decouple from the US.'

Armed Forces Press (2023-01-16). The US Department of Defense Controlled COVID 'Vaccines' from the Start Under A National Security Program. Lied the Entire Time — Were Never 'Safe and Effective'. globalresearch.ca

Arthur Topham (2023-01-16). Covid-19 Pandemic: Open Letter to Premier David Eby on the Reinstatement of BC's Laid Off Nurses. globalresearch.ca

Barbara Nimri Aziz (2023-01-16). Treachery to Some, Opportunism to Others—Horse-trading in the U.S. Congress. globalresearch.ca

Berenice Galli (2023-01-16). Assange: The Decisive Moment. globalresearch.ca

Carl Herman (2023-01-16). MLK Day January 16, 2023: Remember MLK: Memphis, Tenn. Court Decision: U.S. "Government Agencies" Found Guilty in Martin Luther King's Assassination. globalresearch.ca After four weeks of testimony and over 70 witnesses in a civil trial in Memphis, Tennessee, twelve jurors reached a unanimous verdict on December 8, 1999 that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated as a result of a conspiracy.

Daniel Horowitz (2023-01-16). Congress Must Investigate Pfizer's Other Dangerous Boondoggle: Paxlovid. globalresearch.ca

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-16). US to Boost Aid to Micronesia in Exchange for More Military Access. news.antiwar.com The US and the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) are nearing a deal that would give more economic aid to the Pacific nation in exchange for more US military access to the islands, FSM President David Panuelo said on Friday. The deal will be an extension of an agreement the US has with several Pacific …

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-16). UN Envoy Encouraged by Efforts to End Yemen War. news.antiwar.com The UN's special envoy for Yemen, Hans Grundberg, said Monday that he was encouraged by a push to end the war as Oman has renewed its efforts to mediate between the warring parties. "We are witnessing a potential step change in the trajectory of this eight-year-conflict," Grundberg told the UN Security Council. According to The …

Dean Baker (2023-01-16). Why Debate Markets vs. Government When We Let the Right Rig the Market? cepr.net I was happy to see this segment of Ezra Klein's show (hosted by Rogé Karma) which featured an interview with Columbia University Law Professor Katharina Pistor. Pistor is the author of The Code of Capital: How the Law Creates Wealth and Inequality. I've not yet read the book, but got the gist from the interview. …

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2023-01-16). Are Athletes Dropping Dead from the COVID Jab? globalresearch.ca

Dr. Naomi Wolf (2023-01-16). Pixels, Bots and Human Cruelty. Dr. Naomi Klein. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Peter McCullough (2023-01-16). Massive Clot Burden Days after Taking Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2023-01-16). ‚ÄûDie Waffen nieder!" Mensch erwache! ‚ÄûKrieg ist die Glorifizierung der Gewalt" globalresearch.ca Alle Artikel von Global Research kà∂nnen in 51 Sprachen gelesen werden, indem Sie die Schaltflà§che Website àºbersetzen unterhalb des Namens des Autors aktivieren. | Um den tà§glichen Newsletter von Global Research (ausgewà§hlte Artikel) zu erhalten, Folgen Sie …

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2023-01-16). "Lay Down Your Arms!" Man Awake! "War is the glorification of violence" globalresearch.ca

____ (2023-01-16). Beijing citizens suggest transforming nucleic acid testing booths into rest stations for sanitation workers. ecns.cn Citizens in Beijing suggested that idle nucleic acid testing booths be changed into rest stations for sanitation workers.

____ (2023-01-16). Mainland, HK resume rapid trains. ecns.cn Thousands of travelers took high-speed trains to travel between the Chinese mainland and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on Sunday, as more modes of transportation were revived for cross-border travel after a three-year hiatus.

____ (2023-01-16). Xinjiang to accelerate development in next 5 years. ecns.cn The Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region plans to achieve rapid economic growth in the next five years, according to the regional government's work report.

____ (2023-01-16). HK will prosper from national rejuvenation. ecns.cn Newly appointed liaison office head Zheng Yanxiong spelled out in his New Year speech on Sunday a success formula for Hong Kong to achieve greater prosperity.

____ (2023-01-16). Guideline urges ample supply of medicine in rural areas. ecns.cn Local governments must make sure medications and antigen test kits are readily available in rural areas, according to a guideline released on Wednesday.

____ (2023-01-16). 6.2-magnitude quake jolts western Indonesia, no potential for tsunami. ecns.cn An earthquake measuring 6.2-magnitude hit Indonesia's western province of Aceh on Monday morning, but did not trigger a tsunami, the country's meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency said.

____ (2023-01-16). 6.3-magnitude quake hits Izu Islands, Japan region: USGS. ecns.cn An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 jolted Izu Islands, Japan, at 04: 49: 52 GMT on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

____ (2023-01-16). Black box of Nepal's crashed plane found, search for 4 missing resumes. ecns.cn The black box of a crashed Nepali passenger plane was found on Monday, an official said.

____ (2023-01-16). Chinese FM says Palestinian issue should be prioritized on global agenda. ecns.cn Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang said here Sunday that the Palestinian issue should be taken as a priority on the global agenda.

____ (2023-01-16). Xinjiang's imports, exports to central Asian countries hit nearly 167 bln. ecns.cn Imports and exports by the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region to Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan surged over 60 percent year-on-year to more than 166.9 billion yuan (about $24.91 bln) in 2022, hitting a new record, official data showed on Saturday.

____ (2023-01-16). Beijing sets 2023 GDP growth at over 4.5%: official. ecns.cn Beijing will set its GDP growth target at over 4.5 percent for 2023, said the city's acting mayor Yin Yong as he delivered a government report at the annual session of the Beijing Municipal People's Congress on Sunday.

____ (2023-01-16). Director of central gov't liaison office in HKSAR stresses unleashing driving force of prosperity in Hong Kong. ecns.cn Zheng Yanxiong, director of the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), on Sunday underlined efforts to further unleash the driving force of prosperity in Hong Kong.

____ (2023-01-16). Japanese public opposes plan to dump radioactive water into sea. ecns.cn The Japanese government's latest radioactive wastewater discharge plan scheduled for this spring or summer is facing an angry backlash among the public, especially those in the fishing industry, who felt uneasy about the decision.

____ (2023-01-16). All 72 dead in plane crash in Nepal. ecns.cn A Yeti Airlines ATR 72 crashed on the bank of the Seti River while landing at Pokhara International Airport in Nepal. A total of 68 passengers and four crew members were on board the crashed aircraft.

____ (2023-01-16). Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link resumes operations. ecns.cn After nearly three years of service suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hong Kong section of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link resumed operation Sunday.

____ (2023-01-16). Chinese vaccines have been proven to be safe and effective: FM. ecns.cn

____ (2023-01-16). French post office issues Chinese New Year stamps. ecns.cn French post office, La Poste, on Saturday issued two stamps to celebrate the upcoming Chinese New Year, the Year of the Rabbit, which starts on Jan. 22.

Edward Curtin (2023-01-16). Lucid Summations When Tomorrow Is Today and Martin Luther King Day. globalresearch.ca

Edward Curtin (2023-01-16). "Orders to Kill" Dr. Martin Luther King: The Government that Honors MLK with a National Holiday Killed Him. globalresearch.ca Few people, in a massive act of self-deception, have chosen to question the official explanation, choosing, rather, to embrace a mythic fabrication intended to sugarcoat the bitter fruit that has resulted from the murder of the one man capable of leading a mass movement for revolutionary change in the US.

Elliott Wallace (2023-01-16). President Biden delivers MLK Day sermon as controversy around documents brews. america.cgtn.com In a part-sermon part-political address at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, the President urged the country to be inspired by the minister's lifetime mission to "redeem the soul of America."

Elliott Wallace (2023-01-16). Students, educators weigh pros and cons of AI assisted essays. america.cgtn.com If you are in college, you've probably already heard of ChatGPT the new artificial intelligence-powered chatbot that is generating university-level papers. Some professors say they can't tell the difference between their students' work and the bot's. It's raising concerns of cheating and plagiarism …

Igor Chudov (2023-01-16). FDA Advisers Are Angry at Moderna for Hiding Data. globalresearch.ca

imperial.ac.uk (2023-01-16). Forest carbon credits: report shows new ways to manage risks and returns. imperial.ac.uk Investors wanting to finance forest carbon credit projects should look to diversified investment portfolios in the tropics, says a new report.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-16). Omali Yeshitela: "The FBI Wants to Put Me on Trial for Fighting for Black Freedom" libya360.wordpress.com Omali Yeshitela Chairman of the African People's Socialist Party There are strong indications that in early 2023, I, Omali Yeshitela, Chairman of the African People's Socialist Party (APSP), founder of the Uhuru ("Freedom") Movement, will be indicted, along with other Uhuru leaders and members, by the federal government of the United States. Using the bogus and…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-16). The Psychology of Veridos: A Study of Moral Heroism of the 5% or Less. libya360.wordpress.com Editorial Comment: While the author's focus is primarily on the response and resistance to the mainstream and government covid narrative and agenda, the broader application of her findings are the most fascinating. They point the way to our collective liberation from all forms of oppression, totalitarianism, media and government deception, psychological warfare and ultimately, evil….

Jay Janson (2023-01-16). A Reminder King Called His Government: "The Greatest Purveyor of Violence in the World" dissidentvoice.org What if someone of consequence and world attention, difficult for US monopolized and controlled media to ignore, reminded us that one year before receiving a bullet to his brain, King had made bold print headlines in newspapers worldwide reading, "KING CALLS US "GREATEST PURVEYOR OF VIOLENCE IN THE WORLD.1 Would it not weaken US deep …

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2023-01-16). Did J. Edgar Hoover Order the Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr? covertactionmagazine.com Powerful new evidence of a government-abetted conspiracy has prompted King family members to demand a reopening of the investigation into his murder. [This is an updated article published special for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.—Editors] Everyone knows that James Earl Ray shot Martin Luther King, Jr., right? The U.S. government says so. All the school …

Jessica Corbett (2023-01-16). Labor, rights groups praise Biden policy boosting migrant worker protections. nationofchange.org "This is a huge victory for undocumented workers and the labor movement," said one organizer.

Juan Cole (2023-01-16). J. Edgar Hoover was the QAnon of his Era, and Martin Luther King Jr. was the Victim of his Dirty Tricks. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) Ours is an age beset by conspiracy theories, with the fascist QAnon cult at the center of much public lunacy. These completely implausible ideas, apparently taken seriously by millions of people, have been enabled by the internet, by social media, and by the rise of a new, militant billionaire class …

Local volunteers (2023-01-16). Sunday 1/22: San Jose: Women's March for Roe's 50th Anniversary. indybay.org San Jose City Hall | 200 East Santa Clara Street | San Jose, CA, 95113…

Maria J. Stephan (2023-01-16). Martin Luther King's multiple lanes to multiracial democracy. nationofchange.org King understood that no single approach would be sufficient to combat the interconnected evils of racism, economic exploitation and militarism.

Mark Curtis (2023-01-16). Britain's 42 Coups Since 1945: Over 40 Attempts to Remove Foreign Governments in 27 Countries. globalresearch.ca

Michael Kane (2023-01-16). NY Healthcare Workers Fired for Declining COVID Shot Win in Court! globalresearch.ca

Michael Payne (2023-01-16). America has arrived at a crossroads of history; will it take the RIGHT road? nationofchange.org The judges of human history are waiting at the crossroads, waiting for the USA to choose the direction it will take.

Middle East Eye (2023-01-16). Israel: Tens of Thousands Protest Government in Tel Aviv. globalresearch.ca

____ (2023-01-16). Poseidon Is In Serial Production. smoothiex12.blogspot.com

Norman Solomon, Jeff Cohen (2023-01-16). The Myth of the "Moderate Republican" — and Why It's So Dangerous. indybay.org Moving the right-goal posts…

Paige Bennett (2023-01-16). Proposed PFAS 'forever chemicals' regulations fail in U.S. Congress. nationofchange.org Although progress on limiting has stalled in the U.S. Congress, states are introducing and passing their own regulations and bans on forever chemicals.

posted by Norse (2023-01-16). RV Human Rights Activists Challenges Santa Cruz City Police Violations. indybay.org Reggie Meisler, civil liberties defender of unhoused rights, is waiting for an answer to his January 9th letter to Santa Cruz City Manager Matt Huffaker, Mayor Fred Keeley, Police Chief Rudy Escalante, and the S.C. City Council. Meisler calls for Huffaker to direct his SCPD to stop harassing and uprooting those whose vehicles are their shelter by misusing the "abandoned vehicle" tagging law.

rebekah (2023-01-16). How the Getty and Walton Families Use Trusts To Dodge Taxes. inequality.org

repost (2023-01-16). Democrat Barbara Lee Wants Millions of Gov Funds For Billionaire Fisher's A's Stadium. indybay.org Democratic Party politician Congresswomen Barbara Lee is supporting spending $182 million of US DOT funds for GAP A's billionaire owner John Fisher's stadium project. While thousands are homeless in Oakland, she wants to spend millions on Fisher's privately owned stadium project.

Revolution Books (2023-01-16). Sunday 1/22: Make 2023,Year of Hope & Possibility-Come Kick it,Share Dinner & Get to Know theRevolution. indybay.org Revolution Books | 2444 Durant Avenue | Berkeley…

rqorinoco (2023-01-16). Washington orchestrating coups in Latin America: Evo Morales. orinocotribune.com Bolivia's leftist former President Evo Morales says the US had begun to lose its hegemony in the region | The former president of Bolivia, In an interview with RIA Novosti, Morales considered that Washington had begun to lose its hegemony in the region, pointing out that American policies are failing and that when an empire deteriorates, it resorts to violenc…

SAM (2023-01-16). Oxfam Wants To More than Double the Tax Rate on Our Richest. inequality.org

WSWS (2023-01-16). The Berlin Senate and the German government end compulsory mask wearing on public transport. wsws.org The Senate in Berlin and the federal government have decided to end the compulsory wearing of masks on local and long-distance public transport.

WSWS (2023-01-16). Faculty at University of Illinois at Chicago to strike over pay and support for student mental health. wsws.org After years of nearly flat wage increases and erosion of their earnings by inflation, the faculty is determined to fight for higher pay and for mental health supports for students who have suffered greatly due to the pandemic.

WSWS (2023-01-16). Under the Iron Heel: The Wobblies and the Capitalist War on Radical Workers. wsws.org The greatest testament to the IWW's influence was provided by the extraordinary lengths the American ruling class went to destroy it.

WSWS (2023-01-16). UK recorded ,000 more excess deaths in 2022 than in 2019. wsws.org There were more excess deaths in Britain in 2022 than almost all of the past 70 years other than at the height of the pandemic.

WSWS (2023-01-16). Video: SGP chairman pays tribute to Karl Liebknecht and Rosa Luxemburg. wsws.org Against the pro-war SPD, Liebknecht declared that, "The main enemy of the German people is in Germany: German imperialism, the German parties of war and German secret diplomacy."

WSWS (2023-01-16). Maryland state government gives wrist-slap fine to CSX railroad for massive Baltimore coal explosion. wsws.org The Curtis Bay neighborhood has an ongoing lawsuit against CSX after a coal pit explosion in December 2021 shattered glass and nearly destroyed homes.

WSWS (2023-01-16). Sri Lankan plantation workers support Australian Pampas workers' fight against wage-cutting agreement. wsws.org Sri Lankan plantation workers urge Pampas workers to take matters into their own hands and form their own rank-and-file committee, independent of the trade union apparatus.

WSWS (2023-01-16). Locked out WestRock paper mill workers in Alabama reject company's offer for third time. wsws.org Workers at the WestRock Mahrt Mill in Cottonton, Alabama, have again defied the attempt by management and the USW to impose a concessions agreement.

WSWS (2023-01-16). Chinese National Health Commission discloses 60,000 deaths since abandoning Zero COVID. wsws.org As late as January 12, health authorities had confirmed that a mere 37 people had died from the virus, a figure known to be completely erroneous.

WSWS (2023-01-16). Opening statements, first witness in Proud Boys seditious conspiracy trial. wsws.org Prosecutors blamed the Proud Boys for delaying certification of the presidential election on January 6, 2021, while lawyers for the accused blamed then-President Donald Trump and the intelligence agencies.

WSWS (2023-01-16). US treasury secretary issues warning on debt ceiling. wsws.org In a letter to Congress Janet Yellen said Treasury would have to undertake "extraordinary measures" to prevent the US defaulting on its debt obligations.

WSWS (2023-01-16). Biden and the secrets of the national security state. wsws.org The real victims of "national security" secrets are the American people, who are denied knowledge of the crimes committed by the American government.

WSWS (2023-01-16). Australia: Vote "no" to union-enforced real wage cuts at Pampas! Form a rank-and-file committee to fight for jobs and pay! wsws.org A "no" vote is a critical first step, but to take their struggle forward, Pampas workers will need to take up a fight against the United Workers' Union bureaucracy, which is working to impose a sell-out.

WSWS (2023-01-16). This week in history: January 16-22. wsws.org This column profiles important historical events which took place during this week, 25 years ago, years ago, 75 years ago and 100 years ago.

WSWS (2023-01-16). Crisis in Britain's emergency care threatens patient safety and costs lives. wsws.org The deliberate destruction of the National Health Service by the Tory government is leading to needless suffering and death…

WSWS (2023-01-16). California floods cause estimated $31 billion in damage, 19 dead. wsws.org Corporate media tells residents to "learn to live with flooding."

WSWS (2023-01-16). Avatar: The Way of Water—James Cameron's latest effort. wsws.org Cameron has been fortunate to have emerged—and could only have emerged—in a culture that demanded so little: efficiency, productivity, bursts of mechanical spectacle, a minimum level of dramatic believability.

WSWS (2023-01-16). The war frenzy of Germany's Greens. wsws.org To counteract the growing opposition to war and militarism, the German government is resting on the war hysteria of representatives of well-off middle-class layers.

WSWS (2023-01-16). Local government elections announced in Sri Lanka amid intense political crisis. wsws.org The deeply unpopular Wickremesinghe government is desperately attempting to postpone local government elections scheduled to be held in March.

WSWS (2023-01-16). New York nurses oppose sellout deal after union shuts down strike against dangerous understaffing. wsws.org Nurses around the city denounced the shutdown of the powerful strike by the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) and the agreement, which does nothing to seriously address understaffing.

Jim Spellman (2023-01-16). Peace March held in DC to mark MLK Day. america.cgtn.com A day to appreciate the legacy and vision of the pioneering civil rights icon. In Washington, an annual peace walks and parade marks the federal holiday.

Luis Chirino (2023-01-16). U.S. updates new border measures amid increase in migration. america.cgtn.com According to U.S. government data, monthly encounters with migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border remains at near record-high levels not seen in over two decades.

Ediz Tiyansan (2023-01-16). Officials in Southern California consider seceding from rest of state. america.cgtn.com Officials in a Southern California county have started looking into the prospects of breaking free from the nation's most populous and richest state to form a new one. This follows an advisory ballot proposal that was narrowly approved back in November. County officials cite "inadequate …

Isheka N. Harrison (2023-01-16). P&G Acquires Black-Owned Beauty Company Mielle Organics: 5 Things to Know. moguldom.com Last week Mielle Organics became the latest beloved Black-owned beauty brand to be acquired by beauty conglomerate Procter and Gamble. News of the sale caused a stir among Black consumers on social media. Mielle's founders are wife and husband team Monique and Melvin Rodriguez. The deal with P&G was announced on Wednesday, Jan. 11, two …

Dana Sanchez (2023-01-16). Credit Card Interest Rates Are Averaging 19.42%, The Highest On Record: 4 Tips To Lower Your APR. moguldom.com Swiping your credit card is more expensive than ever before and lower-income households have been especially impacted by inflation, using credit for necessities such as groceries, gas, and rent. The Federal Reserve has signaled its commitment to keep raising interest rates in an effort to fight inflation, and average credit card APRs — now at …

Ann Brown (2023-01-16). The Homestead Act: When America Granted 246 Million Acres Of Land To White Families Only. moguldom.com The Homestead Act was passed on May 20, 1862. The act granted adult heads of families 160 acres of public landvirtually for free. But it was whites who were the main beneficiaries. In all, the government gave 246 million acres of land to mainly white families. This is a significant reason why Black landowners still …

Anonymous Contributor (2023-01-16). Antifascists Push Back Against Proud Boys in Redlands, CA. itsgoingdown.org Report on antifascist community defense of a drag story-time event in so-called Redlands, CA. On Saturday, January 14th, the day of the drag queen story-time event in Riverside, California, antifascists were informed that Proud Boys had dropped banners drops in Riverside and nearby Redlands. The banner drops were accompanied by fascist stickers and posters, mostly…

oliviaalperstein (2023-01-16). Dynasty-Building Trusts: How the Getty and Walton Families Use Trusts To Dodge Taxes. ips-dc.org The more we learn from courageous whistleblowers like Marlena Sonn, the more outrage and pressure will build to reform trust law and eliminate the games that the Waltons and the Gettys are playing.

oliviaalperstein (2023-01-16). MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Authors of Report on "Billionaire Enabler States" Available for Comment on The New Yorker Exposé on Allegations of Getty Family Trusts' Tax Dodging. ips-dc.org "Nevada has helped make it possible for super-wealthy families like the Gettys to dodge taxes owed to other states like California."

JANET (2023-01-16). UNAC Speaks at anti-war rally Jan 14, Times Square: Video. iacenter.org

Staff (2023-01-16). Lula renueva la directiva de todos los medios de comunicación públicos del país. cubadebate.cu La decisión fue adoptada en la noche del viernes e incluye el nombramiento de la periodista Kariane Costa como presidenta de la Empresa Brasileña de Comunicación (EBC), de la que dependen medios clave como la agencia de noticias Agencia Brasil, TV Brasil o la emisora Radio Nacional.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-16). Caravana se dirige a Lima en reclamo de renuncia de Boluarte. telesurtv.net La Marcha de los Cuatro Suyos hace referencia a la que tuvo lugar en el año 2000, cuando miles de personas protestaron en Lima contra la fraudulenta reelección de Alberto Fujimori.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-16). Miles de peruanos se dirigen en caravana a Lima en reclamo de renuncia de Boluarte. telesurtv.net La Marcha de los Cuatro Suyos hace referencia a la que tuvo lugar en el año 2000, cuando miles de personas protestaron en Lima contra la fraudulenta reelección de Alberto Fujimori.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-16). Gobierno suspende derechos constitucionales en regiones de Perú. telesurtv.net El Gobierno de la presidenta designada Dina Boluarte emitió este decreto en la víspera de varias manifestaciones que los movimientos sociales preparan para realizar este lunes en Lima.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-16). Denuncian asesinato de un joven y dos menores en Valle del Cauca, Colombia. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con un recuento que lleva a cabo el Indepaz, esta es la quinta masacre que se registra en el país suramericano en lo que va del año 2023.

Hedelberto López Blanch (2023-01-16). Las trampas de los petrodólares. globalizacion.ca Gran revuelo ha causado entre la clase dirigente estadounidense la propuesta hecha a Arabia Saudita por el presidente de China, Xi Jinping para que esa nación venda petróleo al gigante asiático en yuanes, en vez de dólares. | De lograrse, sería…

Staff (2023-01-16). Cuba mejorará su parque automotor con vehículos eléctricos chinos. cubadebate.cu La compañía china Tianjin Dongxing Grupo Industrial y Comercial, en asociación con la empresa cubana Minerva, impulsan el proyecto conjunto Vehículos Eléctricos del Caribe, VEDCA, una entidad que ha ganado el mercado de la isla. Desde marzo de 2019 a la fecha, se han producido 2 500 motos, 1 500 triciclos y 1 000 autos infantiles, vehículos todos movidos con baterías eléctricas y que reportaron ventas por unos seis millones de dólares.

Staff (2023-01-16). Rusia aumentó sus ingresos de gas y petróleo en 2022 pese a las sanciones de Occidente. cubadebate.cu En 2022 Moscú logró incrementar las exportaciones del gas natural licuado un 8 % hasta 46 000 millones de metros cúbicos, mientras que las entregas del gas por tuberías disminuyeron debido a las sanciones y los sabotajes en los gasoductos Nord Stream. Asimismo, recalcó que Rusia suministró una cifra récord de 15 500 millones de metros cúbicos de gas a China.

Mirko C. Trudeau (2023-01-16). Biden, al igual que Trump, escondía en su casa documentos clasificados. globalizacion.ca El presidente de Estados Unidos, Joe Biden, se encontró en una situación embarazosa tras el hallazgo de una pequeña cantidad de documentos clasificados en una de sus casas en Wilmington, Delaware, en un momento en el que el exmandatario Donald…

Staff (2023-01-16). Hallan el cuerpo de una anciana 100 días después del paso del huracán Ian por la Florida. cubadebate.cu El cuerpo de una anciana de 82 años que se encontraba extraviada luego del paso del huracán Ian, fue encontrado cerca de la playa de la ciudad de Fort Myers (Florida), informó el alguacil del condado de Lee, Carmine Marceno, citado este jueves por la agencia AP.

Staff (2023-01-16). Oxfam propone reducir el número de millonarios hasta 2030 para lograr un mundo más justo. cubadebate.cu El número de multimillonarios podría reducirse a la mitad desde la fecha a 2030 si se suben los impuestos y se aplican medidas para hacer un mundo más igualitario, afirmó este lunes la organización no gubernamental, Oxfam, coincidiendo con el arranque en Suiza del foro de Davos que reúne a las élites mundiales.

Staff (2023-01-16). Equipo Cuba al Clásico Mundial de Béisbol será informado el 24 de enero. cubadebate.cu La Federación Cubana de Béisbol informa este lunes que la selección al V Clásico Mundial de Béisbol se informará el 24 de enero, debido a las tensiones que generan los trámites de visado y el cumplimiento de la ruta crítica establecida. Las sesiones de preparación tendrán lugar en el Latinoamericano, a puertas cerradas para el público, hasta inicios de febrero, cuando el grueso del equipo partirá hacia Japón para proseguir su puesta en forma.

Staff (2023-01-16). Matemática para el hogar, igualdades caprichosas y desmenuce de apotegma. cubadebate.cu En este segundo acertijo del año, hay para todos los gustos. Un tarea práctica en el hogar que necesita de una cinta métrica y de la aplicación razonada de la Matemática. Un problema con igualdades a lo RARJ. Y el desmenuce de un apotegma que publicó un amigo. Vamos por partes.

Staff (2023-01-16). Presentarán novela "Sin tumba ni memoria" cubadebate.cu La novela "Sin tumba ni memoria", de Teresita Gómez Vallejo, que publica Ediciones Loynaz, de Pinar del Río, será presentada el miércoles 18 de enero a las tres de la tarde en la Librería Fayad Jamís, en Obispo 261 entre Cuba y Aguiar, en el Centro Histórico habanero. En el encuentro, Teresita Gómez Vallejo dialogará con el crítico Fernando Rodríguez Sosa sobre este libro.

Staff (2023-01-16). Presentarán novela: Sin tumba ni memoria. cubadebate.cu La novela Sin tumba ni memoria, de Teresita Gómez Vallejo, que publica Ediciones Loynaz, de Pinar del Río, será presentada, el miércoles 18 de enero, a las tres de la tarde, en la Librería Fayad Jamís, en Obispo 261 entre Cuba y Aguiar, en el Centro Histórico habanero. En este encuentro, Teresita Gómez Vallejo dialogará con el crítico Fernando Rodríguez Sosa sobre este libro.

Staff (2023-01-16). Presidente cubano evoca el legado de Rubén Martínez Villena. cubadebate.cu Miguel Díaz-Canel, Primer Secretario del Comité Central del Partido y Presidente de la República, evocó la vida y obra del poeta y revolucionario cubano Rubén Martínez Villena, a propósito del aniversario 89 de su muerte. En su cuenta oficial en Twitter, el mandatario recordó que tras el fallecimiento del destacado intelectual, a la temprana edad de 35 años.

Staff (2023-01-16). Temperaturas notablemente frías en gran parte de Cuba. cubadebate.cu Esta madrugada resultó notablemente fría nuevamente en gran parte del país, debido a la influencia de una masa de aire estable y frío que continúa incidiendo sobre todo el territorio cubano. Como resultado de esta situación meteorológica, unido a la debilidad de los vientos y los procesos de irradiación nocturna, en 40 estaciones meteorológicas, de las 68 existentes en el país.

Staff (2023-01-16). Unión Eléctrica pronostica una afectación de 70 MW en el horario pico. cubadebate.cu La Unión Eléctrica estima para la hora pico una disponibilidad de 2552 MW y una demanda máxima de 2550 MW, para una reserva de 2 MW, por lo que de mantenerse las condiciones previstas se pronostica una afectación de 70 MW en este horario. La disponibilidad del SEN a las 07: 00 horas es de 2200 MW y la demanda 1580 MW, sin afectación al servicio por déficit de capacidad en el SEN.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-16). Ministra de Defensa dimite en medio de escándalo en Alemania. telesurtv.net Christine Lambrecht, de 57 años, era titular de Defensa desde que Olaf Scholz se convirtió en canciller en diciembre de 2021.

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2023-01-16). Presidente ruso señala balance positivo de operación en Ucrania. telesurtv.net El mandatario ruso declaró que "espero que nuestros combatientes nos complazcan con sus resultados en las operaciones".

teleSUR, jaa, JDO (2023-01-16). Hallan más documentos clasificados en casa de presidente de EE.UU. telesurtv.net Este sábado el abogado de la presidencia, Richard Sauber, tuvo que explicar cómo encontraron la página marcada como confidencial.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-16). FUT llama a movilización nacional para 19 de enero en Ecuador. telesurtv.net La mayor central obrera de Ecuador indicó que la protesta es en defensa de la seguridad social.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-16). Activistas denuncian violencia policial en Làºtzerath, Alemania. telesurtv.net Señalan que durante las protestas de este sábado los agentes los golpearon sin control.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-16). Miles de israelíes objetan reforma judicial del premier Netanyahu. telesurtv.net Alertan que otorgará más poder al Ejecutivo en detrimento del Poder Judicial, cuya independencia se vería muy afectada.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-16). Paso de tornados por el sureste de EE.UU. deja nueve muertos. telesurtv.net En tanto, el Gobierno de EE.UU. informó que aprobó una declaración de catástrofe para el estado de California, que ha sentido los efectos de un fuerte temporal.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-16). Sismo de magnitud 5.1 sacude el occidente de El Salvador. telesurtv.net El Servicio Nacional de Estudios Territoriales indicó que el temblor tuvo lugar a las 17: 07 hora local (23: 07 GMT) con epicentro en el municipio de San Lorenzo, Ahuachapán.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-16). Suman 19 casos del cólera en República Dominicana. telesurtv.net La dependencia indicó que hasta el momento no se reportan decesos por la enfermedad causada por la bacteria Vibrio cholerae.

Staff (2023-01-16). Encuentran caja negra de avión siniestrado en Nepal. cubadebate.cu La operación de rescate y búsqueda del accidente aéreo ocurrido el domingo con saldo de 68 muertos continuó este lunes para hallar los cuatro cuerpos restantes. Se dice que es el accidente aéreo más terrible ocurrido en la aviación nacional de Nepal y a bordo viajaban 53 nepaleses, cinco indios, cuatro rusos, un irlandés, un australiano, un argentino, un francés y dos coreanos.

Staff (2023-01-16). Televisión Serrana permanece a salvo con toda su pureza. cubadebate.cu Aunque hayan pasado muchos años desde aquel 15 de enero de 1993, aunque otros destinos nos han llevado a otros lugares, nadie podrá arrebatarme esa dicha pasada todas estas personas que fundaron TV Serrana, a los que luego refundan y mantienen este proyecto comunitario durante 30 años.

Staff (2023-01-16). Más del 70 por ciento de los peruanos desaprueban gestión de Dina Boluarte. cubadebate.cu La presidenta, Dina Boluarte, encara una grave crisis de impopularidad más allá de las protestas sociales. El 71 por ciento de los peruanos desaprueba su gestión, según dio a conocer esta jornada el Instituto de Estudios Peruanos (IEP) en su más reciente encuesta.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-16). Oficinas del colectivo àÅgora Popular son asaltadas en Perú. telesurtv.net Al menos 60 personas entraron al local del colectivo y destruyeron todo a su paso, de acuerdo con la denuncia del vocero de Ágora Popular.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-16). Policía italiana detiene al jefe de la mafia de Sicilia. telesurtv.net Había sido condenado en rebeldía a cadena perpetua por su papel en los asesinatos en 1992 de los fiscales antimafia Giovanni Falcone y Paolo Borsellino.

teleSUR, jaa, JGN (2023-01-16). Cinco obras de Rosa Luxemburgo para recordar su legado. telesurtv.net Luxemburgo se sumó a las filas del Partido Socialdemócrata de Alemania (SPD), pero en 1914 alzó su voz contra este por dar fondos para financiar la Primera Guerra Mundial.

Staff (2023-01-16). EEUU: alcalde de Nueva York pide ayuda ante entrada de migrantes. cubadebate.cu Durante una visita a El Paso, Texas, el alcalde de Nueva York, Eric Adams, pidió al gobierno de Estados Unidos tomar medidas con la entrada de migrantes, pues su ciudad no puede aceptar ninguno más. Adams exigió al gobierno federal "hacer su trabajo", con urbes como la suya, obligadas a cuidar a miles de indocumentados.

teleSUR, hvh, JDO (2023-01-16). El 71 por ciento de los peruanos desaprueba gestión de Dina Boluarte, según estudio. telesurtv.net El 88 por ciento rechazó la labor del Congreso, para un incremento de ocho puntos porcentuales con respecto a una encuesta realizada el mes anterior.

teleSUR, hvh, JDO (2023-01-16). El 71 por ciento de los peruanos desaprueba gestión de Dina Boluarte. telesurtv.net El 88 por ciento rechazó la labor del Congreso, para un incremento de ocho puntos porcentuales con respecto a una encuesta realizada el mes anterior.

Staff (2023-01-16). México endurece sus leyes antitabaco. cubadebate.cu México ha puesto en vigor una de las leyes antitabaco más estrictas del mundo al promulgar una prohibición total de fumar en lugares públicos. El primer paso de esta ley se dio en 2021 y también incluye la prohibición de la publicidad del tabaco. También habrá una prohibición total de la publicidad, promoción y patrocinio de los productos del tabaco.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-16). Tiroteo en centro de la capital británica provoca seis heridos. telesurtv.net Entre las víctimas hay dos menores de edad y una de ellas se reporta en estado grave. El hecho es investigado.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-16). Avioneta se precipita en Sudáfrica y mueren sus dos tripulantes. telesurtv.net El aparato cayó en Nasrec, suburbio al suroeste de Johannesburgo, en una zona donde no hay viviendas ni otras infraestructuras.

Staff (2023-01-16). Falleció Gina Lollobrígida, actriz ícono el cine italiano y amiga de Cuba. cubadebate.cu La actriz italiana y amiga de Cuba, Gina Lollobrigida, falleció este lunes 16 de enero a los 95 años. Fue ícono del cine italiano, y murió en Roma, en donde se encontraba hospitalizada desde hacía varias semanas por una fractura en el fémur, informaron medios locales.

Adriaan Alsema (2023-01-16). Colombia spied on diplomats from Russia and Cuba: report. colombiareports.com Colombia's police spied on Russian and Cuban embassy personnel and their families between 2016 and 2019, according to evidence obtained by Noticias Uno. The leaked documents did not reveal if…

William J. Astore (2023-01-16). Why does the Pentagon Budget Really Keep Growing? When Democracies Pursue Imperial Dominance it doesn't End Well. juancole.com ( Tomdispatch.com) Imagine this scenario for a moment: a "great power" watches another major power fight a war in a nearby nation for 10 years before its army limps home defeated and, not so very long after, that country implodes. A little over a decade later, by then unofficially the "last superpower" on planet …

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-16). Avanza marcha hacia Lima para exigir renuncia de la presidenta de Perú. telesurtv.net Tras el anuncio de la "Toma de Lima" y "Marcha de los 4 suyos", Dina Boluarte había declarado un "Estado de Emergencia" en Lima, Callao, Cusco y Puno.

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2023-01-16). Más de 100 vías permanecen interrumpidas por protestas en Perú. telesurtv.net En los territorios del sur, especialmente en Puno y Cusco, se concentran la mayor cantidad de bloqueos.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-16). Pueblo peruano cumple décima jornada de protestas contra el Gobierno. telesurtv.net Defensoría del Pueblo reportó bloqueos de vías y movilizaciones en 33 provincias.

teleSUR, hvh, JDO (2023-01-16). Asesinan a tres mujeres garífunas en playa de Cortés, Honduras. telesurtv.net Las víctimas fueron identificadas como Cristy Fabiana Espinoza, Ana Castillo y Janahira Castillo, estas últimas primas.

Staff (2023-01-16). Hoy en la Mesa Redonda, El presupuesto del Estado de 2023. mesaredonda.cubadebate.cu La ministra de Finanzas y Precios y otros directivos de ese ministerio comparecen este lunes en la Mesa Redonda para informar detalles sobre la conformación del Presupuesto del Estado en el 2023, el cual fue aprobado a fines de diciembre por la Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular.

Staff (2023-01-16). Acerca del proyecto de Ley de la Comunicación Social en Cuba. cubadebate.cu Se ha presentado recientemente a los Consejos de Ministros, de Estado y a los Diputados el proyecto de Ley de Comunicación Social, y se abre otra vez el debate. Digo otra vez, pues durante la elaboración del mismo el grupo redactor ha recorrido el país, se ha reunido con periodistas, comunicadores, sociólogos, juristas…

Staff (2023-01-16). Convocan a enfrentar la minería ilegal en Ciego de àÅvila. cubadebate.cu Un llamado a la integración para fortalecer el enfrentamiento a la minería ilegal en el municipio de Baraguá -con el rigor, la racionalidad y sistematicidad requeridas-, hizo el ministro de Energía y Minas, Vicente de La O Levy, en intercambio con directivos de la provincia de Ciego de àÅvila.

Staff (2023-01-16). El tiempo: Madrugada notablemente fría y sin lluvias. cubadebate.cu La próxima madrugada será notablemente fría en localidades del interior del occidente, con temperaturas mínimas entre los 5 y 8 grados Celsius. En el centro y el oriente las temperaturas estarán entre los 9 y 12 grados Celsius, así como entre los 13 y 16 grados Celsius en el sur oriental. El día será invernal con temperaturas máximas entre los 22 y 25 grados Celsius en el occidente.

teleSUR, HIM, JGN (2023-01-16). Conoce 7 frases del luchador por los derechos civiles Martin Luther King. telesurtv.net Por sus causas de lucha y activismo social y antirracista Martin Luther King mereció el premio Nobel de la Paz en 1964.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-16). Sube a 27 el número de muertos por fuertes lluvias en Filipinas. telesurtv.net El meteorólogo estatal PAGASA advirtió el domingo de fuertes lluvias sobre la península de Bicol y la provincia de Quezón, en el extremo sur de la isla principal de Luzón.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-16). Lluvias causan dos muertos y 23 lesionados en Medellín, Colombia. telesurtv.net La ciudad fue afectada por precipitaciones torrenciales y vientos huracanados. Se atendieron cerca de 180 llamadas de emergencia.

teleSUR, DRL, JGN (2023-01-16). Descubre 10 curiosidades sobre Don Quijote de la Mancha. telesurtv.net El 16 de enero de 1605 salió a la luz la primera edición de la considerada obra cumbre de la lengua española.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-16). EE.UU. declara desastre mayor en el estado de California. telesurtv.net Desde finales de diciembre, cuando otra ola las tormentas azotó el estado, se han contabilizado como mínimo 19 muertes.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-16). En El Salvador marchan contra el régimen de excepción. telesurtv.net Mañana lunes el Frente Farabundo Marti para Liberación Naciona (FMLN) conmemorará en otra actividad el aniversario 31 de los acuerdos suscritos en México en 1992.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-16). Tropas israelíes asesinan a palestino en puesto de control. telesurtv.net Con la muerte de Kahla, quien recibió un disparo en el cuello, luego sucumbió a sus heridas, se eleva a 13 el número de palestinos asesinados en 2023 por las fuerzas israelíes.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-16). Ataque extremista a iglesia en Congo mata a al menos 17 fieles. telesurtv.net Grupo islamista ADF, filial del Estado Islámico, se atribuye ataque con bomba contra iglesia pentecostal al este de la RD del Congo.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-16). Aumenta a 68 el número de muertos tras accidente aéreo en Nepal. telesurtv.net El primer ministro de Nepal, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, dijo estar "profundamente entristecido por el trágico accidente de Yeti Airlines ANC ATR 72".

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-16). Presidencia de República Checa se definirá en segunda vuelta. telesurtv.net El ganador asumirá la presidencia de República Checa en marzo próximo para el periodo 2023-2028, en reemplazo de Milos Zeman.

Staff (2023-01-16). Qué trae la prensa cubana, lunes 16 de enero de 2023. cubadebate.cu

Staff (2023-01-16). Tasas vigentes en el mercado cambiario cubano este lunes 16 de enero. cubadebate.cu Con el objetivo de mantener informados a sus lectores, Cubadebate comparte las tasas de cambio para diferentes divisas extranjeras vigentes este lunes 16 de enero en el mercado cambiario del país.

Anonymous103 (2023-01-15). Military Situation In Donbass On January 15, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the AFU positions near Konstantinovka with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Krasny Liman with high-precision missiles; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU were reported near Ugledar; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Debrova; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue in north of Soledar; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue in Bakhmut and its outski…

Dan Collyns (2023-01-15). Dozens killed in weeks of protests in Peru. america.cgtn.com Peru's President Dina Boluarte apologized on Friday for at least 42 deaths caused by clashes with the security forces in more than a month of unrest across the country. Despite widespread calls for her resignation, she said she would not step down.

Anonymous669 (2023-01-15). Canadian 'LAV 6' Armoured Vehicles Spotted In Ukraine (Video). southfront.org Canadian-made LAV 6 Armoured Combat Support Vehicles (ACSVs) have been finally spotted in the Russian special military operation zone in Ukraine. | On December 31, a video showing a ACSV moving near an unspecified front in Ukraine surfaced online. The vehicle was of the unarmed Troops/Cargo Vehicle (TCV) version. | The ACSV, which was developed by the Canadian branch of General Dynamics Land Systems, is powered by a Caterpillar C9 Turbo-charged six-cylinder Diesel with 4 hp. The vehicle has a maximum op…

Anonymous669 (2023-01-15). Russian Lancet Suicide Drones Destroy More Of Ukraine's M777 Howitzers (Videos). southfront.org MOSCOW REGION, RUSSIA JUNE 25, 2019: A ZALA Lancet-3 attack drone developed by Kalashnikov Concern on display at the Army 2019 International Military Technical Forum at Patriot Park. Marina Lystseva/TASS | Russian Lancet loitering munitions continue to hunt down the M777 towed 155 mm howitzers the United States supplied to Kiev forces after the start of the Russian special military operation in Ukraine. | On January 14 and 15, videos documenting strikes with Lancet loitering munitions that targ…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-15). Military Situation In Ukraine On January 15, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the AFU positions near Konstantinovka with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Zaporozhye with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Kherson with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Krasny Liman with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Gulyaipole with high-precision missiles; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU were reported near Ugledar;…

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-15). British PM Sunak Confirms the UK Will Provide Ukraine With Tanks. news.antiwar.com British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Saturday pledged in a call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky that London will provide Kyiv with its main battle tank, the Challenger 2. "The Prime Minister outlined the UK's ambition to intensify our support to Ukraine, including through the provision of Challenger 2 tanks and additional artillery systems," Sunak's …

Anonymous103 (2023-01-15). Tragedy In Dnipro: Accident Or Deliberate Crime. southfront.org The building destroyed in Dnipro | On January 14, another tragedy took place in Ukraine.

Anonymous669 (2023-01-15). DPR Officer Warns Of Ukrainian Plan To Integrate American Missiles On Soviet Air Defense Systems. southfront.org Aboard USS John C. Stennins (CVN-74) the aircraft carrier launches a RIM-7 NATO Sea Sparrow System (NSSM) missile during a missile exercise. Sea Sparrow is also used for the Basic Point Missile Defense System (BPDMS) for anti-ship missile defense. August 27, 1997. (U.S. Army photo) | An officer of the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) has warned from a Ukrainian plan to integrate American-made RIM-7 Sea Sparrow anti-aircraft missiles on Buk-M1 air defense system left from the Soviet era. | The unnamed off…

Fight Back (2023-01-15). NYC remembers Dr. King's Legacy. fightbacknews.org New York, NY — Around 60 people gathered in the historic Saint Mary's Episcopal Church in Harlem to honor the legacy of Doctor Martin Luther King Jr. on what would have been his birthday weekend. Organized by Struggle-La Lucha, a panel of 11 speakers took part in the event that demanded: No war and sanctions, strop funding white supremacy in the Ukraine, shut down NATO, and stop racism, transphobia, union busting, and the attacks on women's rights, LGBTQ+ and immigrants. | The speakers included Margaret Kimberly of Black Agenda Report, Melinda Butterfield of Struggle-La Lucha and Omowale Cla, December…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-15). Russian Ministry of Defense Report on Missile Strikes and Military Operations in Ukraine. libya360.wordpress.com Summary of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation on the special military operation in the territory of Ukraine (15.01.2023) On January 14, 2023, missile strikes were launched against Ukraine's military control system and associated energy facilities. All designated facilities were hit. The objective of the strike was achieved. The Armed Forces of the…

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-15). Russia Launches New Round of Missile Strikes Across Ukraine. news.antiwar.com Russia on Saturday launched missile strikes across Ukraine that targeted energy infrastructure after a two-week lull in such attacks. The strikes hit energy facilities in the capital Kyiv and in the regions of Ivano-Frankivsk, Vinnytsia, Lviv, and Kharkiv. A Russian missile also hit an apartment building in the central city of Dnipro, and dozens of …

Larry Johnson (2023-01-15). Emerging Regret About Ukraine War in the U.S. and My Interview with Emerald Robinson on Biden's Classified Document Leaks. sonar21.com America's infatuation with Ukraine and Zelensky (the Cocaine Comedian) is starting to wane, but most politicians and the public continue to believe the lie that Ukraine is an innocent country…

americanthinker (2023-01-15). VIDEO: Brilliant takedown of both wokeness and climate change madness. americanthinker.com When the storied Oxford Union took up a motion arguing that woke culture has gone too far, a Russian-born British comedian stepped up and spoke the truth.

Anonymous669 (2023-01-15). Iran Will Receive Su-35 Fighter Jets From Russia In Spring: Lawmaker. southfront.org Iran will receive a number of Su-35 multi fighter jets from Russia early next Iranian year, which starts on March 21, the The Su-35 was designed by Russia's Sukhoi Design Bureau to engage all types of aerial targets in long and close ranged air battles as well as to attack ground and s…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-15). Russian News-Media Are More Honest Than U.S.-And-Allied Ones Are. southfront.org | Written by How many times have the publics in U.S.-and-allied countries been

Prof. Yakov M. Rabkin (2023-01-15). The Plan of "Breaking up the Country". "The Decolonization" of Russia, Fomenting Separatism and "Ethnic Nationalism" globalresearch.ca

Anonymous103 (2023-01-15). Military Situation In Syria On January 15, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org On January 15, the Russian Ministry of Defense recorded no hostilities and ceasefire violations in the Idlib region in the past 24 hours; | On January 15, Turkish drones attacked an SDF vehicle on the M4 highway; | On January 15, the SDF carried out a security operation in the town of Busayra; | On January 15, several trucks belonging to the US-led coalition entered Syria from the border of Iraqi Kurdistan through the illegal al-Walid crossing. | MORE ON THE TOPIC:…

Eric Zuesse (2023-01-15). Russian News-media are More Honest than U.S.-and-Allied Media. dissidentvoice.org How many times have the publics in U.S.-and-allied countries been lied-to about invasions their Governments had made on the basis of falsehoods that their 'news'-media knew at the time were false but nonetheless reported to them as being true? How many times have those 'news'-media reported as being 'a democratic revolution' the overthrow of a …

_____ (2023-01-15). By the Numbers: The De-Dollarization of Global Trade. strategic-culture.org Data suggests that US dollar reserves in central banks are dwindling, as is the influence of the US on the world economy. This presents a unique opportunity for regional currencies and alternative payment systems to enter the vacuum. | F.M. SHAKIL | The imposition of US trade restrictions and sanctions against a number of nations, including Russia, Iran, Cuba, North Korea, Iraq, and Syria have been politically ineffectual and have backfired against western economies. As a result, the US dollar has been losing its role as a major currency for the settlement of international business claims. | Because they do not a…

Anonymous669 (2023-01-15). Erdogan Aide Says Ground Operation In Syria 'Possible Any Time'. southfront.org FILE PHOTO: Turkish soldiers seen at the border town of Akcakale © Reuters / Murad Sezer | A new Turkish ground operation in Syria is "possible any time", Ibrahim Kalin, foreign policy adviser to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said on January 14. | The remarks came amid ongoing efforts by Russia to restore ties between Ankara, whose forces and proxies occupy vast parts of northern Syria, and Damascus. The efforts gained momentum in December after a breakthrough meeting between the defense ministers of the two count…

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-15). Sen. Menendez Says He Won't Approve F-16 Sale to Turkey. news.antiwar.com Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ), the head of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has come out against a potential F-16 sale to Turkey that was reported by The Wall Street Journal on Friday. The report said that the Biden administration is preparing to notify Congress of major arms deals for Turkey and Greece, two NATO allies …

Maureen Clare Murphy (2023-01-15). Taking apartheid to new extremes. electronicintifada.net Fanatic settlers are playing a central role in Benjamin Netanyahu's latest government.

Vijay Prashad (2023-01-15). The Winds of the New Cold War are Howling in the Arctic Circle. orinocotribune.com

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-15). Israel's Outgoing Army Chief Says Israel Has Three Plans to Attack Iran. news.antiwar.com Aviv Kohavi, the outgoing head of the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF), warned Friday that Israel has three operational plans drawn up to attack Iran. In an interview on Friday, Kohavi said that Israel drew up these plans to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear bomb, although the Pentagon recently admitted that Iran is not building …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-15). Taiwan's 'Unofficial Foreign Ministry': A US-Based Group Pushing Hard for its Independence. libya360.wordpress.com Bradley Blankenship The Formosan Association for Public Affairs (FAPA) has made deep inroads in the Congress, seeking to push its agenda and upend Washington-Beijing relations US lawmakers' support for Taiwan's bid to become independent from mainland China would be non-existent without powerful lobbying and influence groups. One such group is the Global Taiwan Institute in Washington,…

Steven Sahiounie (2023-01-15). CIA Arrives in Libya to Manipulate Elections. globalresearch.ca

Ralph Nader (2023-01-15). Teenage iPhone Rebellion in Brooklyn. dissidentvoice.org Every Sunday about a dozen high school teenagers gather without their iPhones on a little hill in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, USA. They form a circle and quietly start to read serious books (Dostoevsky, Boethius) (paperbacks or hardbacks), or draw in sketchbooks, or just serenely sit listening to the wind. As the New York Times reporter …

Ann Brown (2023-01-15). Why Dr. Claud Anderson Argues Socialism Doesn't Work For Black Americans. moguldom.com Dr. Claud Anderson was recently asked during an interview if Capitalism was "cap." "Cap" means a lie. While he answered "yes," without hesitation, Anderson pointed out capitalism, with all its foibles, is the only way for Black people to wealth, and that socialism will never work for Black people. Anderson is president of PowerNomics …

____ (2023-01-15). (W.E.Talk)Solving Human-Elephant Conflict Worldwide. ecns.cn As human and elephant habitats increasingly overlap, conflict between the two species is becoming more and more fierce. This is not only a challenge faced by many countries where wild elephants live, but also a microcosm of the international conflict between biodiversity conservation and economic and social development.

Editor at NewsOne (2023-01-15). For MLK Holiday, Racial And Social Justice Leaders Urge Policymakers To Emulate Civil Rights Icon. newsone.com Racial and social justice leaders are urging policymakers to use MLK Day 2023 to emulate Martin Luther King in their official capacities.

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-15). Iraqi Prime Minister Supports Open-Ended US Troop Presence. news.antiwar.com Iraq's new prime minister told The Wall Street Journal in an interview published on Sunday that he supports a continued US troop presence in Iraq, breaking the silence on the issue since he came into office in October 2022. "We think that we need the foreign forces," Prime Minister Mohammed al-Sudani said. The US currently …

WSWS (2023-01-15). NASUWT teachers union UK strike ballot fails to reach threshold: Who is responsible? wsws.org The result does not reflect "apathy" on the part of educators. It is entirely due to the lack of any confidence among workers in the NASUWT leadership to wage a struggle to overturn the decades-long dismantling of state education—in which the unions have been fully complicit.

WSWS (2023-01-15). RMT union directly colluding with UK rail companies to sell out strikes. wsws.org The RMT and train operating companies issued a joint tight-lipped, two-line statement reading, "We have had detailed discussions and we are working jointly towards a revised offer."

americanthinker (2023-01-15). Shady Jewelry Jews in the Current TV Season. americanthinker.com For some reason, two Law and Order franchise series and two police series, one fledgling and one long-running, are obsessing on Jews and jewelry.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-15). Fidel's Emancipatory Manifesto. libya360.wordpress.com José Galindo It is ironic that he who said that men do not make history, but are made by it, has ended up being remembered as the sculptor of a watershed moment in the history of the 20th century. I am referring to Fidel Castro and the Cuban Revolution, which was both the culmination of…

Associated Press (2023-01-15). Miss USA R'Bonney Gabriel wins Miss Universe Competition. america.cgtn.com R'Bonney Gabriel, a fashion designer, model and sewing instructor from Texas who competition officials said is the first Filipino American to win Miss USA, was crowned Miss Universe on Saturday night.

americanthinker (2023-01-15). About those overcounted COVID-19 deaths… americanthinker.com The media, especially the social media, say they are very strict about reporting misinformation but that is a lie.

Anonymous103 (2023-01-15). How Blackrock Investment Fund Triggered the Global Energy Crisis. southfront.org | Written by Most people are bewildered by what is a global energy crisis, with prices for oil, gas and coal simultaneously soaring and even forcing closure of major industrial plants such as chemicals or aluminum or steel. The Biden Administration and EU have insisted t…

scorinoco (2023-01-15). Venezuela Denounces British Government Interference (+ Statement). orinocotribune.com On Thursday, January 12, the government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela issued a statement through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs categorically condemning the British government's announcement of its continued—and illegal—recognition of the National Assembly of 2015, whose term had actually expired on January 4, 2021. | Venezuelan Foreign Affairs Minister Yvan Gil posted the statement on his Twitter account. | The Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, led by the Constitutional President

Victoria Law (2023-01-15). From SNCC to Black Lives Matter: Longtime Activists Discuss Black Liberation. truthout.org When they met in 1965, Gwendolyn Zoharah and Michael Simmons had already dedicated their lives to organizing to topple Jim Crow. Both were members of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), a civil rights organization that emerged from the sit-ins and civil disobedience throughout the South. Like many of their SNCC co-organizers, both had been arrested, attacked and estranged from… |

Ediz Tiyansan (2023-01-15). Asian American Expo kicks off in California. america.cgtn.com The 41st Asian American Expo is underway in Southern California this weekend, bringing together hundreds of vendors, exhibitors, along with music and dance shows. It marks the beginning of the new Chinese Lunar Year and provides a unique opportunity for the Asian American community …

Alasdair Baverstock (2023-01-15). Politics in a digitalized world. america.cgtn.com In a world where more business is conducted online, the political space has been slow to catch up. But with online trends reaching wider audiences, politicians are having their own attempts at 'influencing' the sector.

Andrew Perez (2023-01-15). LEVER WEEKLY: Heckuva Job, Pete. levernews.com This is Lever Weekly, a recap of our work from the past week. If you only read one email from us all week, this should be it.Below you will find a breakdown of our reporting, podcasts, videos, and live events — a feature now open to all subscribers. Following that, we are providing paid subscribers with an original column, written by a member of The Lever, connecting the dots on our coverage to deliver important takeaways.In

WSWS (2023-01-15). RMT union directly colluding with UK rail companies to sell-out strikes. wsws.org The RMT and train operating companies issued a joint tight-lipped two-line statement reading, "We have had detailed discussions and we are working jointly towards a revised offer."

Victoria Torres (2023-01-15). Chavista Teachers March in Caracas in Defense of the Bolivarian Revolution. orinocotribune.com

Austin C. McCoy (2023-01-15). Record Police Killings in 2022 Show Need to Continue Organizing for Abolition. truthout.org Law enforcement killed a record number of Americans in 2022, two years after the largest racial justice uprising in the U.S. According to the Mapping Police Violence database, police slayed 1,183 people in the U.S. last year. Of those murdered, according to the database, 25 percent were Black, although Black people make up less than 13 percent of the national population. One would think… |

Isheka N. Harrison (2023-01-15). NAACP and Brookings Launch The Black Progress Index: 5 Things to Know. moguldom.com The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has partnered with the Brookings Institution to launch the Black Progress Index, a tool aimed at examining the social factors that influence Black well-being. Here are five things to know about the Black Progress Index. 1. Launched in September 2022, the Black Progress Index uses various data …

Hans Stehling (2023-01-15). UK Support of the Illegal Annexation of Palestinian Lands. globalresearch.ca

news.un (2023-01-15). The Jewish cemetery of Fez, a symbol of cultural harmony. news.un.org The Moroccan city of Fez, which recently hosted the Global Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, has long been a melting pot of religions and cultures. Its 200-year-old Jewish cemetery symbolizes the centuries-long coexistence of diverse communities in the city.

Davonta Herring (2023-01-15). 2023 NAACP Image Awards: 'Abbott Elementary,' 'Wakanda Forever' Lead All Nominees. newsone.com The NAACP unveiled the full list of the 54th NAACP Image Awards nominees with ABC and Netflix leading the pack with nominations, including "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever" and "Abbott Elementary."

americanthinker (2023-01-15). Democrat insider weathervane David Gergen warns Biden he is going to get 'creamed'. americanthinker.com It's starting to get lonely in the White House family quarters, as the usual gaggle of political class hangers-on are signaling that they are no longer on Team Biden.

The Conversation (2023-01-15). Top 6 Ways 2023 could be a Pivotal Year for Climate Action. juancole.com By Wesley Morgan, Griffith University | (The Conversation) Many people think of the annual UN climate talks as talkfests which achieve only incremental change, at best. Activist Greta Thunberg has described them as "blah blah blah" moments — grossly inadequate and too often hijacked by fossil fuel producers who would like the world …

Chris Hedges (2023-01-15). Russell Banks, John Brown and the American soul. canadiandimension.com "Russell Banks." Illustration by Mr. Fish. | The deep malaise that defines American society—the rage, despair and widespread feelings of betrayal and loss—is rarely captured and almost never explained in the pages of newspapers or on screens. To grasp what has happened to the United States, the savage economic and emotional cost of deindustrialization; the destruction of our democratic institutions; the Neolithic violence that sees us beset with almost daily mass shootings in malls, offices, schools and movie theatres; the rise of the militarized state; and the consolidation of national wealth…

_____ (2023-01-15). What It Means for Hunger to Burn Through the Pentagon's Ranks. strategic-culture.org

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2023-01-15). 'Anecdotals' Documentary, Covid-19 Shots, Pfizer Trial 'Like Nothing I've Ever Seen'. globalresearch.ca

americanthinker (2023-01-15). German authorities want to put Jewish Holocaust survivor into psychiatric clinic, force her to take COVID jab. americanthinker.com "For her own good," the Germans reportedly said.

Michael G. Roskin (2023-01-15). Will Birtherism come back to bite Republicans in the Behind? On top of all his other Lies, is George Santos even a US Citizen? juancole.com Nashville (Special to Informed Comment) Suspicions grow that not only did new Congressman George Santos (R-NY) fabricate his educational and employment record but that he fabricated a marriage in order to get a permanent residency permit ("green card"). Let us, as the intel people say, "walk the cat backwards" — ask a series of …

Moderator (2023-01-15). [Repost] The Liberal Contempt for Martin Luther King's Final Year. scheerpost.com [ By Jeff Cohen and Norman Solomon | This piece was originally published on April 4, 2021 and it is being reposted in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. | The anniversary of his assassination always brings a flood of tributes to Martin Luther King Jr., and this Sunday will surely be no exception. But those tributes — including from countless organizations calling themselves progressive — are routinely evasive about the anti-militarist ideals that King passionately expressed during the final year of his life.

americanthinker (2023-01-15). Iran uprising at a glance — Day 121. americanthinker.com The protests in Iran seem to be multiplying, based on the documented reports coming out of that country.

Jim Miles (2023-01-15). "Imagining Palestine": A Strongly Presented 'Ideation' of Palestine. globalresearch.ca

Peter Koenig (2023-01-15). Prelude to the 2023 WEF Davos Meetings. "Cooperation" in Triggering "Depopulation" and a "Fractured World" globalresearch.ca

_____ (2023-01-15). Thirty large-scale MLRS and other successes of North Korea's rocket program this New Year. journal-neo.org In both North and South Korea, rocket scientists were able to congratulate themselves on a number of new achievements at the end of 2022 and the beginning of 2023. South Korea launched a solid-fuel rocket and completed a lunar orbit, while their North Korean colleagues continued to fulfil the policies of their national leader, reaching …

americanthinker (2023-01-15). A 'seminal' study supporting pediatric 'gender affirming care' gets debunked. americanthinker.com But the American medical establishment, unlike overseas medical establishments, will not let go of "gender-affirming" care.

Lauren Sausser (2023-01-15). US Hospitals Rely On Exploited Volunteer Staff, Potentially Violating Labor Laws. truthout.org Mount Pleasant, S.C. — Most of the 30 volunteers who work at the 130-bed, for-profit East Cooper Medical Center spend their days assisting surgical patients — the scope of their duties extending far beyond those of candy stripers, baby cuddlers, and gift shop clerks. In fact, one-third of the volunteers at the Tenet Healthcare-owned hospital are retired nurses who check people in for surgery or… |

Ricardo Vaz (2023-01-15). Guaidó is Gone, but Media Dishonesty is Here to Stay. orinocotribune.com By Ricardo Vaz Jan 11, 2023 | The latest iteration of Washington's regime-change efforts against the A few outlets recognized that the latest developme…

americanthinker (2023-01-15). Urging House Speaker McCarthy to let 'Saychel' be his guide. americanthinker.com Some common sense ideas for Kevin McCarthy, from the wisdom of the Yiddish.

Ray Levy-Uyeda (2023-01-15). Resident-Owned Communities Are a Step Toward Housing and Climate Justice. truthout.org This story was originally published by Prism. Natividad Seefeld has tried to quit her role as co-op board president many times. As she heads into her 12th year in the volunteer position, the problem is that she's too good at the job: managing the everyday and long-term infrastructure, community, and logistical needs of the Park Plaza Cooperative, a resident-owned manufactured housing community in… |

Staff (2023-01-15). Georgia won't succumb to domestic, foreign pressure to go to war: vice-PM. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Agenda.geJanuary 15, 2023 Vice PM: Gov't won't allow Georgia to be involved in military conflict Georgia's Vice Prime Minister Thea Tsulukiani on Saturday told the media the Georgian Government would not allow the country to be involved in the military confrontation. It is "regrettable" that the attempts, in "various forms", to involve Georgia in military …

americanthinker (2023-01-15). Drag Queen Story Hours and Vermont. americanthinker.com The pretense of DGSHs is to teach literacy and tolerance for LGBTQ+ people.

Logan Jaffe (2023-01-15). America's Biggest Museums Have Failed to Return Native American Human Remains. truthout.org As the United States pushed Native Americans from their lands to make way for westward expansion throughout the 1800s, museums and the federal government encouraged the looting of Indigenous remains, funerary objects and cultural items. Many of the institutions continue to hold these today — and in some cases resist their return despite the 1990 passage of the Native American Graves Protection and… |

Moderator (2023-01-15). [rewind] Sam Pollard: The FBI's Crusade Against MLK Was Darker Than You Think. scheerpost.com "Do Not Cross." Artwork by Mr. Fish. | : Editor's note: On the occasion of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day , we are republishing this podcast that originally aired on January 29. | "You are done. There is only one way out for you. You better take it before your filthy, abnormal fraudulent self is bared to the nation." That's the shocking ending t…

Staff (2023-01-15). 21st anniversary of the abduction of Ahmad Sa'adat: Palestinian Authority imprisonment and "security cooperation" continuing crimmes. samidoun.net 15 January 2023 marks the 21st anniversary of the abduction of Palestinian leader Ahmad Sa'adat by the Palestinian Authority — at the behest of and as part of "security coordination" with the Israeli occupation in 2002. Sa'adat, the General Secretary of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, has now been imprisoned consistently since …

americanthinker (2023-01-15). Mueller's pit bull Andrew Weissmann is greasing the skids under Biden. americanthinker.com Joe Biden has lost his protection and is now a liability to the cabal that runs the deep state. They are sending metaphorical shots across his bow, warning him that he and Jill will not be campaigning for re-election, and will be lucky to serve out his one and only term as president.

SP Editor (2023-01-15). Why America Might Want to Lower Its Expectations. scheerpost.com

Andy Kroll (2023-01-15). Imperial Dominance Disguised as Democratic Deterrence. tomdispatch.com More than two millennia ago, in the History of the Peloponnesian War, Thucydides recounted a disastrous conflict Athens waged against Sparta. A masterwork on strategy and war, the book is still taught at the U.S. Army War College and many other military institutions across the world. A passage from it describing an ultimatum Athens gave a weaker power has stayed with me all these years. And here it is, loosely translated from the Greek: "The strong do what they will and the weak suffer as they must." Recently, I read the latest National Defense Strategy, or NDS, issued in October 2022 by the Pentagon, and Thucydi…

americanthinker (2023-01-15). Establishment media no longer protecting Biden, another potent signal to him that he won't be in the White House after January 21, 2025. americanthinker.com It's only taken a week for Joe Biden to lose all three pillars of power that have served to get him elected as president and protected him from the consequences of his incompetence in office.

Paul Haeder (2023-01-15). Star Dust for Capitalism's Money-Making Geoengineering! dissidentvoice.org You and I, dear reader, if you are of the composition of say Rosa Parks, or Rachel Carson, MLK, Paul Robeson, Angela Davis (or, fill in the social justice champion of your choice), did not sign up for this, or approve of it, or okayed it in our name: Some researchers who have long studied …

americanthinker (2023-01-15). The green agenda has never been about science or the environment: It is about green money and power. americanthinker.com It's all obvious, from temperatures, to lithium toxins.

americanthinker (2023-01-15). Harry and Meghan and the Scapegoat Mamas Fun Club. americanthinker.com Prince Harry and Meghan Markle exemplify the disturbing, family-destroying modern phenomenon of instrumental victimism.

americanthinker (2023-01-15). Republicans, Don't Botch the Hearings. americanthinker.com These could be the catalyst that turns the tide of special interest control of our government…and a way to wake up the hypnotized American public.

Juan Cole (2023-01-15). Israeli Opposition Warns of "Civil War," "End of Democracy" as 80,000 Rally against Netanyahu. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) The Palestinian newspaper Amad reports that tens of thousands of Israelis took part on Saturday evening in demonstrations in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Haifa protesting the new Israeli government, headed by Binyamin Netanyahu. The Hebrew press reported a massive police presence at these sites. The Israeli center-right is finding out …

Anonymous103 (2023-01-15). Military Situation In Iraq On January 15, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org Another 6000 police officers were deployed at border bases to increase the control of the Iraqi borders with Iran and Turkey, according to the Iraqi Interior Minister, Abdul Amir al-Shammari; | On January 14, ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack on the convoy of the Iraqi army in the Taramiya area; | On January 14, Abdul Amir Rashid Yarallah, Chief of the General Staff of the Army and Qais Al-Mohammadavi, Deputy Head of the Iraqi Joint Operations Headquarters, arr…

Brandee Sanders (2023-01-15). Kevin Hart, Meek Mill, And Michael Rubin Team Up To Empower Philadelphia Youth. newsone.com

Kwame Gatlin (2023-01-15). Report: 90% of Texas pregnancy-related deaths preventable, Black women impacted most. liberationnews.org Of 118 pregnancy-associated deaths reviewed by the MMMRC, 52 were determined to be pregnancy-related, meaning the deaths were explicitly tied to complications arising from the pregnancy itself.

Editor (2023-01-15). Some Africans Can't Get Asylum in Israel Because Persecution Is Normal There. scheerpost.com While the numbers of Israeli atrocities and crimes are far too many to count, from time to time we come across something that stands out. This time it is the decision of Israel's outgoing Minister of Interior to deny asylum to a woman facing female genital mutilation.

WSWS (2023-01-15). Bloody Sunday massacre: "Soldier F" back in court. wsws.org The case against the only member of the British armed forces ever to face charges for the Bloody Sunday massacre of 14 unarmed demonstrators protesting internment without trial in Derry, Northern Ireland, is due to resume this month in Belfast.

Farhang Jahanpour (2023-01-15). Dual Iranian-British national Alireza Akbari's execution plunges Iranian Relations with the West to a new Low. juancole.com Oxford (Special to Informed Comment) On Saturday 14 January, the Iranian regime executed a 61-year old dual Iranian-British national and a former deputy defence minister, Alireza Akbari. The 15th branch of the Islamic Revolutionary Court, presided over by Abolqasem Salavati who had been the judge of numerous controversial cases and who has been sanctioned …

americanthinker (2023-01-15). For Biden Supporters, No Lie Is Too Much To Break The Faith. americanthinker.com Media members and Biden supporters, even seeing the lies they've been told completely exposed, does not stop the blind love affair.

Dean Baker (2023-01-15). Government-Granted Patent Monopolies Lead to Corruption: Aduhelm Edition. cepr.net A Washington Post editorial, following the outcome of a Congressional investigation, complained that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wrongly moved ahead with an accelerated approval process for the Alzheimer's drug Adulhelm. It then approved a label that suggested the drug, which was being marketed for $56,000 for a year's dosage, could be a general …

Brandee Sanders (2023-01-15). Historic Black Church In Chicago Receives Preliminary Landmark Status. newsone.com

Peoples Dispatch (2023-01-15). Chilean Congress approves bill to launch new constituent process. peoplesdispatch.org

americanthinker (2023-01-15). What's going on here with Biden's document mishandling? americanthinker.com Some possible explanations include everything from a Democrat-led bid to ease Joe out from seeking re-election, to a palace coup from the Kamala Harris camp.There are many possibilities.

Staff (2023-01-15). 21st anniversary of the abduction of Ahmad Sa'adat: Palestinian Authority imprisonment and "security cooperation" continuing crimes. samidoun.net 15 January 2023 marks the 21st anniversary of the abduction of Palestinian leader Ahmad Sa'adat by the Palestinian Authority — at the behest of and as part of "security coordination" with the Israeli occupation in 2002. Sa'adat, the General Secretary of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, has now been imprisoned consistently since …

Anonymous669 (2023-01-15). Grenade Blast Kill Israeli Soldier, Wound Three Others At Jordan Valley Base. southfront.org An Israeli soldier was killed and another three wounded after a grenade accidentally exploded at a military training base in the Jordan Valley, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) announced on January 15. | The army said in a statement that the incident took place around midnight between January 14 and 15 in the living quarters of the 900th "Kfir" Brigade training base near the settlement of Ro'i. | According to an initial probe, one soldier brought a grenade he found during an exercise back to the base and…

Anonymous669 (2023-01-15). Turkish Military Built Helicopter Landing Zone In Syria's Greater Idlib. southfront.org Click to see full-size image. Via Twitter. | The Turkish military has built a helicopter landing zone in the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib, Syrian pro-opposition news sources reported on January 15. | The landing zone was built right next to a Turkish base located in the outskirts of the town of Baluon in the southern Idlib countryside. The zone was likely built to facilitate rapid deployment of troops, visits by high-ranking officers or medical evacuation. | Baluon base is one…

Staff (2023-01-15). Poland Seeks to Become "True Land Superpower in Europe" Adds New Army Division. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Poland Seeks to Become "True Land Superpower in Europe" Adds New Army Division Andy Corbley www.worldatlarge.news/coffee-break-reads… BFzgEaDDGrsKCitE The Polish Defense Minister Mariusz B≈Çaszczak announced recently that the Polish Army would add a new army division in order to raise the uniformed soldiery of the country to 300,000 in a bid to become a "true land …

Kashica Webber-Ritchey (2023-01-15). Op-Ed: Why It's Still Important To Listen To The Black Community's Concerns Around Vaccine Hesitancy And Misinformation. newsone.com A sign encouraging COVID-19 vaccination is seen outside a park on June 30, 2021, in Birmingham, Alabama. A black minority suspicious of vaccines in general, and conservative white rural people convinced that the vaccine is more dangerous than Covid-19: Alabama and several southern states in the United States have among the lowest vaccination rates, making this deprived region an Achilles heel in the face of the coronavirus. | Source: ELIJAH NOUVELAGE / Getty | Conservative activist Charlie Kirk's tweet implying that Buffalo Bills player Damar Hamlin's tragic on-field collapse was linked to the COVID-19 vacc…

Jason Tschantre (2023-01-15). The world is warming and big oil predicted it. liberationnews.org The years 2014 through 2022 were officially the hottest eight years ever recorded, according to studies by NASA, the European Copernicus Climate Change Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Anonymous103 (2023-01-15). Provocation By Spain And France To Catalan Independence Movement. southfront.org Written by Jordi Oriola Folch | Spanish President Sanchez has called for a summit with French President Macron in Barcelona. Sanchez has stated that the summit can be held quietly in Barcelona "because he has managed to bring the Catalan independence process to an end." The independence movement will prove him wrong. | When the European nation-states were formed in the 18th century, Catalonia had everything that constituted a nation (its own language, its own culture, differentiated…

_____ (2023-01-15). The Life of James Burnham: From Trotskyism to Italian Fascism to the Father of Neo-Conservatism. strategic-culture.org The Life of James Burnham: From Trotskyism to Italian Fascism to the Father of Neo-Conservatism | It is understandably the source of some confusion as to how a former high-level Trotskyist became the founder of the neo-conservative movement. | [The following is from one of the chapters from my newly published book "The Empire on Which the Black Sun Never Set: The Birth of International Fascism and Anglo-American Foreign Policy" which will be made freely available as a three part series published via SCF.] | It is understandably the source of some confusion as to how a former high-level Trotskyist became the found…

Julia Conley (2023-01-15). New York Climate Groups Sue Over New Energy-Guzzling Crypto Mining Operation. truthout.org Three climate action groups said Friday that New York's decision to allow a Canadian cryptocurrency mining company to control a fracked gas power plant is a clear violation of the state's landmark climate protection law as they sued a state commission in Albany County Supreme Court. The lawsuit, filed by Earthjustice on behalf of Clean Air Coalition of Western New York and the Sierra Club… |

americanthinker (2023-01-15). Why basic morality or ethical principles are vital for group survival. americanthinker.com In order for an individual or group of individuals to peacefully survive and interact in society, basic morality or ethical principles are critical.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-15). Latin American and Caribbean Integration from a Sovereign Perspective. libya360.wordpress.com Irene Leon Latin America and the Caribbean have come to propose not only the idea, but an entire architecture of regional integration. This article analyzes their achievements and their renewed possibilities, on the eve of a new CELAC summit. Regional integration is the most significant project that the region has managed to place in the…

WSWS (2023-01-15). 100,000 protest Israel's far-right government plans to politically control judiciary. wsws.org Saturday's demonstrations were far larger than last week's protest, testifying to the increasing concerns and anger on the part of Israelis, Jewish and Palestinian, over the political programme of Netanyahu's far-right coalition government.

Editor (2023-01-15). CIA Pushes for Dismissal of Lawsuit Against Alleged Spying on Assange Visitors. scheerpost.com By Kevin Gosztola / The Dissenter The Central Intelligence Agency and former CIA director Mike Pompeo notified a federal court in New York that they intend to push for the dismissal of a lawsuit that alleges that they were involved in spying against attorneys and journalists who visited WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in Ecuador's London …

Fight Back (2023-01-15). Los Angeles: Fireproof Chicano pride. fightbacknews.org Los Angeles, CA – On Whittier Boulevard in East Los Angeles, a community is devastated and concerned over a recent string of building fires that have destroyed buildings that have landmarked the proud Chicano neighborhoods of Boyle Heights and East LA for many years. Some Eastside residents have taken the initiative to call County Supervisor Hilda Solis and voice this concern and call for an investigation. Many of these buildings are designated as historical and thus cannot be torn down without certain permits, but there is fear among residents that new pro-development owners of these properties may be using the…

americanthinker (2023-01-15). A California news outlet informs readers that environmentalism wastes water. americanthinker.com Perhaps reality is finally kicking in for those whose fealty is to the Democrat party.

Staff (2023-01-15). Video: The Monroe Doctrine at 200 and What to Replace it With. davidswanson.org

Staff (2023-01-15). Más de 100 rutas permanecen interrumpidas por protestas en Perú a pesar del estado de emergencia. cubadebate.cu Más de 100 puntos en las vías de Perú permanecen interrumpidas este domingo como parte de las protestas que exigen la renuncia inmediata de la presidenta designada Dina Boluarte, quien en la jornada de ayer extendió el estado de emergencia.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-15). Gobierno de Boluarte suspende derechos constitucionales en varias regiones de Perú. telesurtv.net El Gobierno de la presidenta designada emitió este decreto en la víspera de varias manifestaciones que los movimientos sociales preparan para realizar este lunes en Lima.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-15). Presentan denuncia contra gabinete de Boluarte en Perú. telesurtv.net Las protestas han sido reprimidas por las fuerzas de seguridad, que han dejado un saldo de cerca de muertos y centenares de heridos y detenidos.

Staff (2023-01-15). Palante en Cubadebate: Ríe y reflexiona con el humor criollo (+ PDF). cubadebate.cu Llega la mitad de enero y Palante está de nuevo en Cubadebate. Ríe y reflexiona con humor sobre variados temas de la vida nacional y del mundo. Conocerás sobre grandes humoristas que han estado en nuestras páginas y podrás dejar aquí tus opiniones. Ya puedes descargar el Palante en PDF.

Staff (2023-01-15). Primer pulso final de la Liga Élite: Ni azul, ni verde, °sellado! cubadebate.cu Quizás la convocatoria no complace todavía a muchos, pero el primer partido de la final de la Liga Élite jugado en estadio Mártires de Barbados tuvo de todo un poco a lo que se puede aspirar en un juego de béisbol, excepto lo más importante, pues Portuarios y Agricultores sellaron a 11 carreras por oscuridad y decidirán este domingo desde las 10 de la mañana.

Staff (2023-01-15). El crecimiento de la economía global ya no será del tres por ciento en 2023: Banco Mundial baja casi a la mitad su pronóstico. cubadebate.cu La economía mundial crecerá un 1,7 % en 2023, pronostica el Banco Mundial en su reciente informe 'Perspectivas económicas mundiales '. De esta manera, la entidad financiera bajó casi a la mitad su pronóstico hecho hace seis meses, cuando afirmó que el crecimiento mundial sería del 3 % en el 2023.

Staff (2023-01-15). Portuarios, los más inspirados en domingo bayamés. cubadebate.cu Sin que sea lo ideal ni mucho menos, el cierre de este certamen (plagado de dificultades desde el inicio) va emocionando a una afición ávida de sentir de nuevo al béisbol como una pasión. No obstante, para una segunda edición grandes cambios habrá que hacer. Este experimento inicial ha dejado muchas enseñanzas.

Staff (2023-01-15). Declaran desastre mayor en el estado de California ante fuertes tormentas invernales. cubadebate.cu Biden confirmó que existe una catástrofe grave en California y ordenó ayuda federal para llevar a cabo la recuperación de las zonas afectadas por las fuertes tormentas invernales que han provocado inundaciones, deslizamientos de tierra y aludes de lodo en todo el estado. Desde finales de diciembre, cuando otra ola de tormentas azotó el estado, se han contabilizado como mínimo 19 muertes.

Staff (2023-01-15). Cubanos en acción en decimoquinta jornada de Superliga Italiana de Voleibol. cubadebate.cu Piacenza (8-6) contará con los valiosos servicios de los centrales Robertlandy Simón y Roamy Alonso en el duelo contra Siena (2-12), al que se medirá con el entusiasmo de la victoria en la jornada precedente contra Trentino por 3-1 sets (25-22, 19-25, 25-19, 25-21), que los afincó en la quinta plaza.

Staff (2023-01-15). Baile del Barcelona en la final: Vence 3-1 al Real Madrid y se lleva la Supercopa de España. cubadebate.cu El equipo de Xavi ganó en un encuentro en el que fue claramente superior a un rival con jugadores en baja forma y con groseros errores defensivos. El Real Madrid perdió una final, tanto tiempo después, porque fue peor que el Barcelona y porque está lejos del equipo aquel, seguro, confiando en que las cosas iban a salir y con una serie de jugadores muy por encima de la media.

Staff (2023-01-15). Más de 20 estaciones meteorológicas reportaron valores de 10 ∞C o menos esta madrugada en Cuba. cubadebate.cu Esta madrugada fue notablemente fría en el occidente y centro de Cuba, informó en su cuenta de Twitter el meteorólogo Elier Pila Fariñas. El especialista refirió que 21 estaciones desde Artemisa hasta Ciego de àÅvila (excepto La Habana e Isla de la Juventud) reportaron valores de 10 ∞C o menos hasta las 7 am, valores que pueden haber descendido más después de esa hora.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-15). Marchan en Nueva York contra militarismo de EE.UU. y la OTAN. telesurtv.net Se recordó el legado antibelicista de Martin Luther King. Se reclamó la disolución de la OTAN y que se dediquen a las poblaciones los presupuestos que hoy se dedican a la guerra.

Staff (2023-01-15). Unión Eléctrica no prevé afectaciones por generación en horario nocturno de hoy. cubadebate.cu La Unión Eléctrica estima para la hora pico nocturna una disponibilidad de 2572 MW y una demanda máxima de 2470 MW, para una reserva de 102 MW, por lo que de mantenerse las condiciones previstas no se pronostica afectación al servicio eléctrico en el SEN.

teleSUR, jaa, JDO (2023-01-15). Pelea entre prisioneros en cárcel ecuatoriana deja un fallecido. telesurtv.net Al menos 110 efectivos del Grupo de Operaciones Especiales (GOE) y de la Unidad de Mantenimiento del Orden tuvieron que intervenir para restaurar el orden.

Staff (2023-01-15). Desafío del sábado: Te retamos a encontrar una papa entre estos hamsters. cubadebate.cu Una buena visión y la capacidad de concentración son las únicas dos cosas que deberás tener para pasar esa prueba. Te retamos a encontrar una papa entre estos hamsters. °Adelante °.

Staff (2023-01-15). Manifestantes exigen en Nueva York cese de militarismo de EE.UU. y la OTAN. cubadebate.cu Miles de personas se congregaron este sábado en la ciudad estadounidense de Nueva York para demandar el fin de la participación de los Estados Unidos (EE.UU.) en el conflicto en Ucrania y que se detenga la expansión de la Organización del Tratado del Atlántico Norte (OTAN).

Staff (2023-01-15). Develan imagen de un átomo como nunca se había hecho. cubadebate.cu Los investigadores han demostrado cómo es posible obtener detalles precisos sobre la disposición de los protones y neutrones del oro empleando para ello un tipo de interferencia cuántica nunca antes vista en un experimento. La técnica recuerda a la tomografía por emisión de positrones (PET) que usan los médicos para escudriñar el cerebro y otras partes anatómicas.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-15). Oficina del colectivo àÅgora Popular son asaltadas en Perú. telesurtv.net Al menos 60 personas entraron al local del colectivo y destruyeron todo a su paso, de acuerdo con la denuncia del vocero de Ágora Popular.

Staff (2023-01-15). Concierto lírico en Cuba homenajeará obra de reconocido cantautor brasileño. cubadebate.cu Un exclusivo concierto con el título "Tom Jobim Lírico", para homenajear la obra musical del reconocido cantautor brasileño Antà¥nio Carlos Jobim, conmemorando su aniversario 95, así como los 110 del poeta y coautor de muchas de sus letras, Vinícius de Moraes, tendrá lugar el próximo miércoles 18 de enero en la capital cubana.

Staff (2023-01-15). Hallan evidencias de sabotajes en Metro de Ciudad de México. cubadebate.cu La Fiscalía General de Justicia de la Ciudad de México informó en un comunicado que, a 48 horas del ingreso de la Guardia Nacional para resguardar las instalaciones del Sistema de Transporte Colectivo Metro, se han identificado hechos atípicos o intencionales, cuyas denuncias obran en su poder.

teleSUR- jaa, JCM (2023-01-15). Papa Francisco agradece a pueblo de Cuba por su colaboración. telesurtv.net Francisco llamó a los cubanos a continuar trabajando con esperanza en pos de futuro mejor para ese país.

Staff (2023-01-15). Clavadista cubano Luis Gustavo Cañabate recibe el alta médica. cubadebate.cu El Instituto de Medicina del Deporte confirmó hoy el alta médica dada al clavadista cubano Luis Gustavo Cañabate, quien sufriera un accidente por caída en su escuela hace varias semanas. "A dos meses del accidente, muy mejorado, sale de alta hospitalaria. Se le realizaron radiografías de control en su mano derecha y fueron satisfactorias", explicó la institución.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-15). Tropas israelíes asesinan a dos jóvenes palestinos en Jenin. telesurtv.net Los militares israelíes asesinaron a tiros a primera hora de la mañana de este sábado a dos jóvenes palestinos durante una redada militar en la ciudad de Jaba, al sur de Jenín.

Staff (2023-01-15). Detienen en Brasilia a exministro de Bolsonaro. cubadebate.cu El exministro de Justicia del Gobierno de Jair Bolsonaro y exsecretario de Seguridad del Distrito Federal (DF) Anderson Torres quedó arrestado este sábado en el aeropuerto internacional de Brasilia por facilitar la invasión y actos vandálicos en sedes de tres poderes en Brasil.

Staff (2023-01-15). Gobierno de Perú declara estado de emergencia durante un mes en varias regiones del país. cubadebate.cu Mediante un decreto supremo, el Gobierno de Perú ha declarado este sábado el estado de emergencia en tres regiones, dos provincias y un distrito del país, ante las protestas sostenidas. La medida empezará a regir a partir del 15 de enero, por un término de 30 días. La renuncia de Boluarte y el adelanto de elecciones para este año son demandas centrales de los manifestantes.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-15). Pueblo peruano cumple décima jornada de protestas contra Gobierno de Boluarte. telesurtv.net Defensoría del Pueblo reportó bloqueos de vías y movilizaciones en 33 provincias.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-15). Gobierno colombiano y ELN se reunirán en Caracas,Venezuela. telesurtv.net Las partes, entre otros temas, conversarán sobre el cese al fuego propuesto por el Gobierno colombiano y evaluado por el ELN.

Staff (2023-01-15). Subvariante de ómicron provoca ola de contagios en EEUU. cubadebate.cu La subvariante XBB.1.5 de ómicron se esparce rápidamente en Estados Unidos y representa el 43 por ciento de los casos de covid-19 reportados, según los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades.Dicha cepa es actualmente la variante más transmisible del país.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-15). Gobierno de Honduras declara emergencia por influenza aviar. telesurtv.net La medida tiene un carácter preventivo, de control y de eliminación de casos. Se establece por 90 días pero puede prorrogarse.

Staff (2023-01-15). Imagen del día: °Cuba sí, bloqueo no! cubadebate.cu Manifestantes exigieron este sábado en Nueva York el fin del bloqueo económico, comercial y financiero contra Cuba, en vigor hace más de seis décadas.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-15). Reportan nueva masacre en la zona rural de Riohacha, Colombia. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con el Instituto de Estudios para el Desarrollo y la Paz (Indepaz) de Colombia con la masacre en la Guajira suman cuatro durante 2023.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-15). China reporta 60.000 muertes relacionadas con Covid-19. telesurtv.net Un total de 59.938 muertes por causa de la COVID-19 fue registrado en los hospitales de China desde el 8 de diciembre de 2022 hasta el 12 de enero de 2023.

teleSUR -JCM (2023-01-15). Canciller iraní se reúne con el presidente sirio, Bashar al-Assad. telesurtv.net El canciller de Irán inicia visita Siria para fortalecer sus relaciones bilaterales.

Staff (2023-01-15). El aguerrido Portuarios derrota en extra inning a Agricultores con marcador 13-11. cubadebate.cu El aguerrido equipo de Portuarios derrotó en extra inning al favorito de la Liga Élite del béisbol cubano Agricultores, con marcador 13-11, tras sellar la víspera por oscuridad en el estadio Mártires de Barbados.

Staff (2023-01-15). Más de 1000 migrantes irregulares devueltos a Cuba en los primeros 13 días del 2023. cubadebate.cu Como parte de los acuerdos migratorios bilaterales establecidos por Cuba, este viernes 13 de enero se efectuó la devolución de 38 migrantes irregulares por el canal aéreo, procedentes de Bahamas. Con este vuelo, suman en los primeros 13 días de 2023 un total de nueve operaciones con 1 115 devueltos, el 9% del total de devueltos en el 2022.

Staff (2023-01-15). Tasas vigentes en el mercado cambiario cubano este domingo 15 de enero. cubadebate.cu Con el objetivo de mantener informados a sus lectores, Cubadebate comparte las tasas de cambio para diferentes divisas extranjeras vigentes este domingo 15 de enero en el mercado cambiario del país.

Staff (2023-01-15). Autoridades gubernamentales cubanas destacan labor de científicos en el país. cubadebate.cu El presidente de Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, destacó la labor de los científicos del país, con motivo de celebrarse hoy el Día de la Ciencia en la nación caribeña. Se sumaron al homenaje el primer ministro Manuel Marrero Cruz, Esteban Lazo, presidente de la Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular entre otras autoridades gubernamentales.

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