Daily Archives: February 6, 2023

2023-02-06: News Headlines

Anonymous765 (2023-02-06). Kiev Is Proud To Declare It Deployed Chemical Weapons In Donbass. southfront.org |

Staff (2023-02-06). Thousands Dead as Earthquakes Devastate Syria and Turkey. truthout.org Thousands of collapsed buildings, widespread destruction, and deep anguish were reported alongside over 2,300 dead and thousands more injured after a pair of earthquakes — an initial 7.8 tremor on the Richter scale in the early morning and another that measured 7.5 — devastated Syria and Turkey on Monday. Amid dozens of aftershocks — and the quakes being also felt in Cyprus, Israel, Lebanon, Egypt… |

Vanessa Beeley (2023-02-06). Earthquake in Syria is devastating combined with Western hybrid war. thealtworld.com The barbaric Western sanctions combined with heating, fuel, and electricity shortages are causing absolute devastation in Syria's quake-hit cities…

Vanessa Beeley (2023-02-06). Syria devastated by earthquake and sanctions. thealtworld.com

teleSUR (2023-02-06). Tàºrkiye Mobilizes After Earthquakes Kill Over 900. telesurenglish.net On Monday, aid poured out from Tàºrkiye's major cities after a magnitude-7.7 earthquake struck the province of Kahramanmaras and left hundreds dead and thousands injured. | RELATED: | Some 912 people were killed, over 5,385 others injured and 2,818 buildings destroyed after two strong earthquakes jolted southern Tàºrkiye early Monday, | The first earthquake, which Tàºrkiye's Disaster and Emergency Man…

____ (2023-02-06). Syria earthquake toll rises to 237, injures 639: health ministry. ecns.cn Syria's deadly earthquake has so far killed 237 people and injured 639 others in four provinces, said the health ministry on Monday.




____ (2023-02-06). Xi extends condolences to Turkish President Erdogan, Syrian President Bashar over strong earthquakes. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday sent messages of condolence to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad respectively over strong earthquakes in the two countries.

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). In Video: Report From Captured Ukrainian Positions In Bakhmut. southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). Military Situation In Bakhmut Region On February 6, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org The AFU repelled Russian attacks in Bilogorivka; | Clashes between the Russian army and the AFU continue near Dibrova; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue in Krasna Gora; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Blahodatne; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Ivanivske; | Up to 100 Ukrainian servicemen, 2 armored vehicles and 3 vehicles were destroyed by Russian artillery shelli…

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). Head Of Wagner Challenged Zelensky, Bakhmut At Stake. southfront.org

Victor Grossman (2023-02-06). Lula rejects German Chancellor's plea for Brazilian weapons for Ukraine. peoplesworld.org BERLIN Chancellor Olaf Scholz, after bowing — or kneeling to belligerent pressures from U.S. and NATO war hawks, and trying to rejuvenate fading laurels for himself and Germany, flew off on his first official trip to Latin America. After brief, uneventful courtesy visits to Chile and Argentina he landed in Brazil, hoping to wean …

infobrics (2023-02-06). Brazilian crisis might hamper dialogue with US about Amazon problems. infobrics.org Lula's government is seeking partners to finance a number of projects to save the rainforest.




Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). Military Situation In Donbass On February 6, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Blahodatne; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue in Krasna Gora and Paraskoviivka; | Russian-led forces advanced in the southern districts of Mariinka; | The AFU repelled Russian attacks in Bilogorivka; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Debrova; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Ugledar; | Clashes between the Russ…

Amanda Yee (2023-02-06). The IMF debt trap in Ukraine. liberationnews.org The IMF serves as an imperialist instrument of Western capital in Ukraine, now using the war as pretext for accelerating economic shock therapy and penetration of the country by Wall Street and other foreign investment interests, so that they can buy off every last asset as the country is destroyed by war.

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). Former Israeli PM Bennett Says US 'Blocked' His Attempts at a Russia-Ukraine Peace Deal. southfront.org Bennett says the US and its Western allies decided to 'keep striking Putin' and not negotiate | Originally published by Former Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). Ukrainian General & Israeli Intelligence Reveal Ukrainian, Russian Losses Reports. southfront.org | The Kiev regime is carefully hiding its real losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Indeed, the numbers are so high that they are worth to be hidden. | Adviser to the office of the President of Ukraine Mikhail Podolyak assured that the number of dead was only about 10 thousand servicemen in December 2022. In his turn, Zelensky reduced the number up to 8 thousand. | In recent days, the lies of Kiev officials that Ukrainian servicemen are crashing Russian Army, suffering almost no casua…

Staff (2023-02-06). Greek workers resist soaring energy prices from EU-imposed privatization and Ukraine War. therealnews.com Thousands of Greek workers have mobilized against runaway energy and fuel prices in recent weeks. Although spiking fuel and energy prices are now a global phenomenon tied to inflation driven by corporate profiteering and blowback from failed sanctions against Russia, the crisis has been particularly acute for Greece due to EU-imposed privatization of its energy sector. TRNN reports from the ground as workers fight to increase stagnating wages in light of the cost of living crisis. This video is part of a special Workers of the World series on the cost of living crisis in Europe. | Producer: Christos Avramid…

Caitlin Johnstone (2023-02-06). More Evidence That The West Sabotaged Peace In Ukraine. thealtworld.com




WSWS (2023-02-06). Hundreds attend Socialist Equality Party rally in Berlin against Ukraine war and German militarism. wsws.org The strong response to the rally shows that the SGP is giving a voice and a socialist perspective to widespread opposition to war and austerity. The SGP is the only party to oppose the ruling class' war in Ukraine and the danger of a third world war fought with nuclear weapons.

Michael Maier (2023-02-06). RAND Corporation: No one can win this war. indybay.org Authors Samuel Charap and Miranda Priebe conclude "that in addition to averting a possible escalation toward a Russia-Nato war or Russian nuclear deployment, avoiding a protracted war is a higher priority for the United States" than regaining territorial control through Ukraine. As a result, the analysis sees first a cease-fire and eventually an agreement as crucial.

infobrics (2023-02-06). Moldova might become another conflict zone and the "next Ukraine" infobrics.org The West now has its "eyes" on Moldova to push it against Russia, Lavrov says.

teleSUR (2023-02-06). Ukrainian Defense Minister Alexey Reznikov to Be Replaced. telesurenglish.net David Arakhamia, head of the parliamentary faction of President Vladimir Zelensky's political party, said on Sunday that the current defense minister will be relieved of his duties and will be appointed Minister of Strategic Industries instead. | RELATED: | The head of Kiev's military intelligence, "Major General Kirill Budanov will be appointed defense minister," Arakhamia said, adding that "Alexey Reznikov will be tra…

____ (2023-02-06). Ukraine: Rethinking Global SecuritySaving Humanity and Planet Earth. transcend.org Saving Humanity and Planet Earth (SHAPE) is an initiative to address the multiple crises that have brought us to the brink of the precipice. This, our second webinar to be held on 22/23 February 2023, draws lessons from the Ukraine war and sets new pathways to global security.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Macron hosts Netanyahu in Paris to plan Israeli arms deliveries to Ukraine. wsws.org The French president and Israeli prime minister, both facing mass protests at home, met on Thursday to plan an escalation of NATO's war in Ukraine and Israel's conflict with Iran.




Alastair Crooke (2023-02-06). Russia's Strategic Aims — In Consequence to a Collapsing U.S. Empire. thealtworld.com Weak leadership has lifted the lid on the European Pandora's box | Things are getting psychotic. As you listen to EU leaders, all parroting identical 'good news' speaking points, they nonetheless radiate basal disquietude — presumably a reflection of the psychic stress from, on the one hand, repeating 'Ukraine is winning: Russia's defeat is coming', when, on the other, they know Even the colo…

Scott Ritter (2023-02-06). For UKRAINE continued resistance is futile. They should sue for peace now. thealtworld.com The Ukraine army is a defeated army and Ukraine is a defeated nation, says Scott Ritter. Their mouths has been issuing cheques their body can't match…

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). UPDATED: Unidentified Drone Exploded Near Russian City Of Kaluga, Located About 100 Kilometers From Moscow. southfront.org UPDATE: : | A high-explosive fragmentation bomb OFAB-100-120 was found at the crash site. There are usually about 46 kg of explosives and striking elements inside this munition. | On the morning of February 6, an explosion was heard on the outskirts of the Russian city of Kaluga. The head of the region claimed that a drone exploded in the air over the forest area near…

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). German Prosecutor Found No Russian Involvement In Gas Pipeline Sabotage. southfront.org The possibility of NATO's implication seems the most plausible at present. | Written by It is becoming increasingly difficult to maintain the West's unsubstantiated narrative that Russia sabotaged the Nord Stream 1 and 2 gas pipelines. Now, even some German officials are beginning to admit that there is no evidence to blame Moscow for the cr…

infobrics (2023-02-06). South Africa and Russia: President Cyril Ramaphosa's Foreign Policy Explained. infobrics.org January was a busy diplomatic month for South Africa. The country hosted Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov and US treasury secretary Janet Yellen. Josep Borrell, vice-president of the European Commission, was also in town…

infobrics (2023-02-06). China to Assist Russia with Titanium Mining in the Arctic. infobrics.org




teleSUR (2023-02-06). EU and G7 West Implement Price Caps on Russian Oil Products. telesurenglish.net The implementation of further price caps for seaborne Russian petroleum products, adopted Saturday by the European Union (EU) and the Group of Seven, began Sunday, despite Russia's vow to take measures to protect its interests. | RELATED: | The price cap for "premium-to-crude" petroleum products, such as diesel, kerosene and gasoline, is set at 100 U.S. dollars per barrel, while the cap for "discount-to-crude" petr…

WSWS (2023-02-06). "We don't want this war!": Participants at Berlin rally organised by SGP speak out. wsws.org Participants at the rally of the Sozialistische Gleichheitspartei on February 4 spoke out against the US-NATO war against Russia and its connection to the social crisis and the attack on the working class.

infobrics (2023-02-06). America's balloon obsession is an attempt to prevent detente with China. infobrics.org USAF sent its much-touted F-22 fighter jets to shoot down the balloon. The jet that costs $334 million apiece and nearly $70,000 per flight hour fired a nearly half a million dollar missile to down a weather balloon, as if the target was no less than an alien spacecraft invading the US.

infobrics (2023-02-06). The Dollar's Supremacy in Global Trade Faces Fresh Challenges. infobrics.org The dollar's supremacy in global trade faces fresh challenges as several countries float plans to use local currencies in commerce…

Middle East Monitor (2023-02-06). International perspectives on apartheid and decolonization in Palestine. juancole.com By Omar Ahmed | (Middle East Monitor ) A conference was held in London yesterday, hosted by MEMO entitled "International perspectives on apartheid and decolonization in Palestine" and included a diverse group of academics and writers discussing three broad themes: apartheid, genocide and decolonisation. Dr Daud Abdullah, the Director of MEMO, kicked off …

Miko Peled (2023-02-06). The US is Legitimizing Jewish Terrorism Against Palestinians. mintpressnews.com US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken's recent visit to Palestine offered a paltry aid package to Palestinians and a gift to Israel's far-right in the form of the removal of the Jewish Defense League from the State Department's list of terrorist organizations.




Lowkey (2023-02-06). Lowkey and Sukhdev Reel Talk Justice for Ricky Reel. mintpressnews.com Sukdhev, the mother of Ricky Reel, addresses police racism, sexism, and surveillance in the UK after the botched investigation into the suspected 1997 murder of her son by racist attackers.

Rania Khalek (2023-02-06). The Michael Dean Story: Police Murder in a Texas 'Sundown Town. thealtworld.com On December 2, 2019, Michael Dean went out to buy a birthday cake for his daughter when he was shot in the head at point-blank range and killed by Temple, Texas Police Officer Carmen DeCruz following a routine traffic stop. | After being charged with manslaughter for Dean's death, DeCruz is now on trial in Bell County, Texas— a "sundown town." Civil rights attorney Lee Merrit joins the show to explain the fight for justice for Michael Dean.

____ (2023-02-06). Remembering the Man Who Saved the World (from a Nuclear War). transcend.org The man who saved the world from thermonuclear annihilation in 1962 was born on 30 January 1926.

WSWS (2023-02-06). US media whips up anti-Chinese hysteria over balloon flight. wsws.org Over the past four days, the media has subjected the population to a barrage of war propaganda centered on the absurd claim that China sent a huge balloon visible to the naked eye to secretly spy on US nuclear bases.

WSWS (2023-02-06). IYSSE (Australia) statement: Join the fight against imperialist war and for world socialism. wsws.org Imperialism's spiral toward a catastrophic nuclear war must be stopped. But to build an anti-war movement, youth and students must understand the root of war.

Morning Star (2023-02-06). China says it reserves right to respond after balloon is shot down. peoplesworld.org China says it reserves the right to take additional action after the U.S. shot down what it claimed was a spy balloon off the South Carolina coast. The U.S. claimed the balloon, which was drifting over U.S. territory, was illegally spying. China says it was a weather balloon blown off course. U.S. officials waited until …




____ (2023-02-06). How US Marines Are Being Reshaped for China 'Threat'. transcend.org 1 Feb 2023 – The US military commitment to the Pacific was underlined in a White House meeting between the leaders of the US and Japan. But behind the scenes, this renewed focus on Asia has sparked a fierce debate within one of its most fabled military forces.

____ (2023-02-06). China's resumption of outbound group travel expected to revive global tourism industry. ecns.cn The global tourism industry is expected to get a boost as China, one of the world's largest outbound tourism markets before the pandemic, resumed outbound group tours on Monday.

____ (2023-02-06). Airlines commence international flights to China as outbound group tours resume. ecns.cn More airlines are resuming international flight to the Chinese market as outbound group tours gradually restart in China. Air France, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, United Airlines, Lufthansa Airlines, and others are resuming or adding international flights to and from China.

____ (2023-02-06). Emissions reduction program to be relaunched. ecns.cn China has completed the registration and trading systems for the relaunch of the suspended China Certified Emission Reduction program, which could help boost the nation's efforts to cope with climate change, according to China Beijing Green Exchange.

____ (2023-02-06). China's commerce minister, Australia's trade minister hold talks. ecns.cn Chinese Commerce Minister Wang Wentao and Australian Trade Minister Don Farrell spoke via video conference on Monday, according to the Ministry of Commerce.

____ (2023-02-06). China to promote satellite internet development. ecns.cn MIIT said it will include satellite internet equipment into network access license management starting from March 1, as it works to promote and regulate the development of satellite internet, a frontier where major countries are trying to establish a beachhead.




____ (2023-02-06). New Veronicastrum species discovered in central China. ecns.cn Chinese researchers have discovered a new species of Veronicastrum in central China's Hubei Province, according to the Wuhan Botanical Garden under the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

____ (2023-02-06). China willing to provide emergency humanitarian assistance to Tàºrkiye, Syria. ecns.cn China is willing to provide emergency humanitarian assistance in accordance with the needs of earthquake victims in Tàºrkiye and Syria, said Xu Wei, spokesman for the China International Development Cooperation Agency.

____ (2023-02-06). China to advance lunar exploration program. ecns.cn China will push forward its phase-4 lunar exploration program this year, including a planned mission to bring 2 kilograms of samples from the far side of the moon back to Earth, Wu Weiren, chief designer of the country's lunar exploration program, revealed on Monday.

____ (2023-02-06). First batch of outbound tourist groups depart China for UAE, Egypt. ecns.cn A group of tourists departed from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport in South China's Guangdong Province at midnight on Monday for the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, etc, which is among the first six tourist groups, composed of nearly 160 people, in Guangzhou as well as the first batch of outbound group travelers in the Chinese mainland on the starting day of the country's outbound group travel service.

____ (2023-02-06). Cambodian PM to make official visit. ecns.cn Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia Hun Sen will pay an official visit to China from Thursday to Saturday at the invitation of Premier Li Keqiang.

____ (2023-02-06). First Chinese outbound tourist groups depart, with Asian countries a popular destination. ecns.cn The first flight in three years carrying a Chinese outbound tourist group took off early Monday morning after China resumed pilot outbound tours following the country's optimization of epidemic control measures.




____ (2023-02-06). Frozen seawater creates tree-shaped landscape in NE China. ecns.cn Frozen seawater stretches on riverbed of Liaohe river, creating a tree-shaped landscape in Panjin, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Feb. 6, 2023.

Larry Johnson (2023-02-06). Is the U.S. an Elderly Big, Bad Wolf? sonar21.com If any of my readers can do graphics I have a request — can you create a graphic of an elderly Big Bad Wolf wearing Uncle Sam's threads? I am…

Andrew Perez (2023-02-06). Here's Who Will Be Talking About Jesus On Super Bowl Sunday. levernews.com

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). UPDATED: Hundreds Dead After Huge Earthquake Hits Turkey and Syria. southfront.org UPDATE: : | According lo local reports, another earthquake of magnitude 6.0 was recorded in the central region of Turkey, where earthquakes of magnitude 7.7 had previously thundered. | "According to the latest data, 912 of our citizens were killed and 5385 of our citizens were injured. 2,470 people were found surviving under the rubble. We do not know how much the number of dead and injured will increase, as the work on dismantling the rubble continues," President Recep Tayyip Erdogan s…

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). Military Situation In Iraq On February 6, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). Military Situation In Syria On February 6, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org

____ (2023-02-06). Frozen seawater creates tree-shaped landscape in NE China. ecns.cn Frozen seawater stretches on riverbed of Liaohe river, creating a tree-shaped landscape in Panjin, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Feb. 6, 2023.

Larry Johnson (2023-02-06). Is the U.S. an Elderly Big, Bad Wolf? sonar21.com If any of my readers can do graphics I have a request — can you create a graphic of an elderly Big Bad Wolf wearing Uncle Sam's threads? I am…

Andrew Perez (2023-02-06). Here's Who Will Be Talking About Jesus On Super Bowl Sunday. levernews.com

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). UPDATED: Hundreds Dead After Huge Earthquake Hits Turkey and Syria. southfront.org UPDATE: : | According lo local reports, another earthquake of magnitude 6.0 was recorded in the central region of Turkey, where earthquakes of magnitude 7.7 had previously thundered. | "According to the latest data, 912 of our citizens were killed and 5385 of our citizens were injured. 2,470 people were found surviving under the rubble. We do not know how much the number of dead and injured will increase, as the work on dismantling the rubble continues," President Recep Tayyip Erdogan s…

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). Military Situation In Iraq On February 6, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). Military Situation In Syria On February 6, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). Protest In Iran: A Middle Eastern Déjà Vu With A Twist Of Irony. southfront.org In an undated photo from 1979, protestors burn an effigy of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi during a demonstration in front of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran. Forty years ago, Iran's ruling shah left his nation for the last time and an Islamic Revolution overthrew the vestiges of his caretaker government. The effects of the 1979 revolution, including the takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran and ensuing hostage crisis, reverberate through decades of tense relations between Iran and Ame…

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). The U.S. Empire Is Starting To Fall Apart. southfront.org | Written by In order to understand why, the nature of imperialism, and thus of all empires, needs first to be explained (especially because almost no one knows about this): | Whereas a merely domestic dictatorship is no danger to other nations, an international dictatorship — or "empire" — is a danger to other nations, because every empire (i.e., each of t…

Associated Press (2023-02-06). Powerful quake rocks Turkey and Syria, thousuands feared dead. peoplesworld.org ANKARA, Turkey — The death toll is rising from a powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit southeast Turkey and northern Syria early on Monday. Hundreds were killed in the two countries, thousands were injured and the toll was expected to rise further. President Joe Biden has conveyed his condolences to those affected by the deadly …

Jessie Blaeser (2023-02-06). EPA issues rare veto, bringing Alaska's Pebble mine to a halt. peoplesworld.org The Environmental Protection Agency used the Clean Water Act on Monday to veto a proposed copper and gold mining project near Alaska's Bristol Bay. Not only does the veto apply to the Pebble mine project, which would have dug into the path of the world's largest sockeye salmon run, it prevents any similar developments from …

Mark Gruenberg (2023-02-06). Surprise! Economy adds 517K jobs in January. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON (PAI)—Surprising Wall Street's stock casino, the U.S. economy claimed to add 517,000 jobs in January, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said. Even governments reported adding 74,000 workers, including 52,000 in state and local schools. BLS said 35,000 of them were University of California system unionized workers who ratified new contracts, after—though BLS didn't say …

Matt Bruenig (2023-02-06). All Twelve State Parental Leave Programs Are Awful. peoplespolicyproject.org Last week, I did a The table below contains a list of the work hi…

Monet Bailey (2023-02-06). Cochrane Review finds that vitamin D does not reduce asthma attacks. healtheuropa.com According to a new review, taking vitamin D supplements does not reduce the risk of asthma attacks in children or adults. In a previous Cochrane review, research suggested a reduction in asthma attacks correlated with people taking vitamin D. Contrastingly, the latest findings illuminate that the supplements do not reduce the risk of asthma attacks; …

Monet Bailey (2023-02-06). New CAR T-cell therapy offers new hope to ovarian cancer patients. healtheuropa.com CAR T-cell therapy has shown to be effective in mice with ovarian cancer, offering new hope to patients who require effective treatment. CAR T-cell therapy is a new type of immunotherapy that involves extracting a patient's immune cells (known as T cells) from the blood and injecting them in a laboratory with a new gene …

Monet Bailey (2023-02-06). Three hours of therapy could resolve phobias in children. healtheuropa.com Common phobias in children could be resolved in a single three-hour therapy session, compared to several sessions, a study has found. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is offered as a one-hour session every week for between four and 12 weeks to treat phobias in children. These fears can prevent children from enjoying common childhood activities, such …

Orry Moore (2023-02-06). Strikes, private nuisance, protest Bill: The Weekly Round up. ukhumanrightsblog.com In the news The Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill has been voted through the House of Commons amidst historic industrial action across the UK. Workers in health, education, transport and the civil service came out on strike in disputes over pay, jobs and conditions, and members of the Fire Brigades Union have voted overwhelmingly in favour of walking out. The synchronisation …

Rian Overy (2023-02-06). Defence Therapeutics begins manufacturing of it's ARM vaccine. healtheuropa.com Defence Therapeutics Inc., a Canadian biopharmaceutical company specialising in the development of immune-oncology vaccines and drug delivery technologies, is pleased to announce the start of it's ARM vaccine manufacturing in preparation for it's Phase I clinical trial targeting patients with solid cancer tumours. Defence is continuously striving to exploit it's AccumTM technology in many spaces. …

Rian Overy (2023-02-06). Fertility treatment has no effect on the cardiovascular health of offspring. healtheuropa.com According to a study led by the University of Bristol, there is no link between fertility treatment and the cardiovascular health of children conceived this way. The large-scale study found no differences in blood pressure, heart rate, lipids, and glucose measurements in children conceived naturally and children conceived through assisted reproductive technologies (ART) or fertility …

Rian Overy (2023-02-06). WHO release new guidelines for leishmaniasis. healtheuropa.com The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a new operation manual on the control, surveillance, monitoring and evaluation of leishmaniasis. Leishmaniasis is caused by Leishmania‚ÄØparasites, which spread the disease through the bites of infected female phlebotomine sand flies. The flies then feed on human blood before producing eggs, which can make patients seriously ill. WHO …

Special to People's World (2023-02-06). Social Security and Medicare advocates urge support for petition to Biden. peoplesworld.org Social Security Works, a national group dedicated to protecting Social Security, is urging that everyone sign an emergency petition to President Biden before he gives his scheduled State of the Union message to Congress and the nation on Tuesday. "On Tuesday, President Biden will address a joint session of Congress, giving his constitutionally-required State of …

teleSUR (2023-02-06). Deadly Weekend Shootings Reflect Persistent Gun Violence in US. telesurenglish.net Multiple deaths were reported in several fatal shootings across the United States over the weekend, revealing again the insurmountable problem of gun violence in the country. | RELATED: | 19-year-old woman was killed and four others injured in a shooting at a concert in Newport, Arkansas on Saturday night. One of the wounded was taken to hospital for further treatment and two people have been arrested, with more arres…

teleSUR (2023-02-06). Over 2,800 Communities Affected By Drought In Bolivia. telesurenglish.net On Sunday, Bolivia's Rural Development and Land Minister Remmy Gonzales informed that at least 2,800 communities in his country are being affected by drought. | RELATED: | "They are mainly on the western side of the country," Gonzales stated, stressing that President Luis Arce's administration enabled 234 water wells to counter the effects of the drought. | About 74 municipalities have also received special machi…

teleSUR (2023-02-06). We Are The Citizen Revolution Again: Ecuador's Rafael Correa. telesurenglish.net On Sunday, former President Rafael Correa celebrated the results achieved by his Citizen Revolution party in the subnational elections held in Ecuador. | RELATED: | "We achieved the impossible: we are the Citizen Revolution again! Until victory, always!" he said in a video where he appears playing the guitar and singing "It Changes, Everything Changes," (Cambia, Todo Cambia) an emblematic song of Latin American social stru…

teleSUR (2023-02-06). Colombia: Assassination of Another Social Leader Reported. telesurenglish.net The president of the Junta de Acción Comunal de Socuavo Norte in the municipality of Tibú, Santander, Colombia, José Antonio Santiago Pérez, was murdered this Saturday, in the midst of the wave of violence against social leaders. | RELATED: | Santiago Perez was also the delegate of the federation of boards of the Department of Norte de Santander and had just come from a meeting with his community when he was inte…

____ (2023-02-06). A Birthday Thank You Note. transcend.org To TMS editor ____ – Dear Antonio, thinking of your Birthday on 8 Feb and your friendship, I came up with the following poem.

____ (2023-02-06). A Winter Walk with Thoreau: The Transcendentalist Way of Finding Inner Warmth in the Cold Season. transcend.org "Take long walks in stormy weather or through deep snows in the fields and woods, if you would keep your spirits up. Deal with brute nature. Be cold and hungry and weary."

____ (2023-02-06). Antony Blinken Plays the 'Two Sides Game': Getting Netanyahu/Israel off the Hook. transcend.org 31 Jan 2023 – Antony Blinken is the most lightweight Secretary of State, a fitting complement to the overweight Mike Pompeo. Together they could do a late night TV comedy routine on the 'arrogance of decline' when it comes to US foreign policy in the Trump/Biden years.

____ (2023-02-06). How a Drug Company Made $114 Billion by Gaming the US Patent System. transcend.org 30 Jan 2023 – AbbVie for years delayed competition for its blockbuster drug Humira, at the expense of patients and taxpayers. The monopoly is about to end.

____ (2023-02-06). Ilhan Omar Is Not Mama Africa. transcend.org 1 Feb 2023 – The new Speaker of the House announced he will remove Congresswoman Ilhan Omar from the Foreign Affairs Committee. The attack from Republicans has given her image a boost, but her record shows the credibility is not deserved.

____ (2023-02-06). Missing Links in Textbook History: Indigenous Peoples. transcend.org 1 Feb 2023 – By the time I started high school I had come to see the world in Manichaean terms, full of good guys and bad guys. We, North Americans, were the good guys, often presented as settlers defending our families against hostile Indians. It was dangerously easy to accept the notion that history is pretty simple.

____ (2023-02-06). Nobel Peace Prize Watch: Watchdog Suspends Screening of Nobel Peace Prize Candidates. transcend.org 1 Feb 2023 – After 15 years studying the award's intention, finding out who should have received the NPP over 120 years, and who are the most suitable recipients in our time, we have concluded that the Committee does not contribute for elimination of wars; rather, it takes sides.

____ (2023-02-06). (Norsk-Norwegian) Nobel Peace Prize Watch avslutter sine à•rlige anbefalinger til Nobelkomiteen. transcend.org 6. februar 2023 – Etter ti à•r har vi i à•r besluttet à• ikke publisere và•r à•rlige anbefaling til Nobelkomiteen, en liste over de som er bà•de nominert og kvalifisert til à• motta Nobels fredspris. Sà• lenge Den norske Nobelkomite fortsetter à• sabotere Nobels intensjon om fred ved global nedrustning har và•rt arbeid med à• fà• frem gode kandidater ingen hensikt opplyse.

____ (2023-02-06). 'Obscene': Exxon Posts Record $56 Billion in Profits — But Keeps Gouging Consumers. transcend.org 1 Feb 2023 – ExxonMobil on Tuesday [31 Jan] joined other U.S. oil companies in reporting record 2022 earnings amid rising gas prices, sparking renewed calls by consumer and climate advocates for a Big Oil windfall profits tax.

____ (2023-02-06). Palestinians Are Not Liars: Confronting the Violence of Media Delegitimization. transcend.org 30 Jan 2023 – Palestinian journalists pay a heavy price for carrying out their mission of spreading the truth about the Israeli oppression of Palestinians. Their work is critical not only to balanced media coverage but to the very cause of justice and freedom in Palestine. However, the harm inflicted on Palestinian journalists is not only physical and material. They are also constantly exposed to a very subtle but equally dangerous threat: the constant delegitimization of their work.

____ (2023-02-06). Peace Negators: A Litany of Abduction, Torture, Deprogramming, Rendition and Murder by First World Governmental Security Agencies. transcend.org The extra judicial excesses of the US government's security apparatus and how the workings of the organization impacts upon the lives of ordinary people globally.

____ (2023-02-06). Revealed: Sweden Destroyed a Substantial Part of Its Documents on Julian Assange. transcend.org 1 Feb 2023 – Almost six years after the British Crown Prosecution Service destroyed key emails, the Swedish Prosecution Authority also destroyed a large part of the documentation–as Assange's life hangs in the balance.

____ (2023-02-06). Shell Makes 'Obscene' $40bn Profit—Highest Ever. transcend.org 2 Feb 2023 – Sunak government under pressure after gas prices fuel 'outrageous' doubling of profits at Anglo-Dutch group…

____ (2023-02-06). The Doomsday Clock: Deceptive and Rather an Indicator of US Foreign Policies. transcend.org 26 Jan 2023 – Like the Nobel Prizes, the Doomsday Clock of the Bulletin of the Atom Scientists attracts enormous media attention. It simplifies a very complex issue into a time measure: How close is the world to global catastrophe?>

____ (2023-02-06). US House Republicans Vote to Remove Rep. Ilhan Omar from the Foreign Affairs Committee. transcend.org 2 Feb 2023 – House Republicans have voted to remove Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar from the Foreign Affairs Committee, citing past controversial comments she made about Israel and concerns over her objectivity.

____ (2023-02-06). War and Peace: Animosity and Insanity Destroying the Earth and Humanity. transcend.org In Search of Moral and Intellectual Human Consciousness…

____ (2023-02-06). WATCH: Swedish Prosecutors Destroyed Assange Documents. transcend.org 3 Feb 2023 – A 35-minute interview with Stefania Maurizi. Swedish prosecutors destroyed copies of email correspondence related to the extradition case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Fight Back (2023-02-06). Against Trotskyism: The theory of permanent revolution. fightbacknews.org When Lenin gave his brief and scathing overview of Trotsky's career in his 1914 article "Disruption of Unity Under Cover of Outcries for Unity," so that "the younger generation of workers should know exactly whom they are dealing with," he made a point of referring to Trotsky's "absurdly Left 'permanent revolution' theory." What is the role of this "permanent revolution" theory within Trotskyism, and why is it "absurdly Left," as Lenin says? | Karl Marx himself said in his 18 address to the Communist League, | While the democratic petty bourgeois want to bring the revolution to an end as quickly as possible, ach…

Mary Triny Mena (2023-02-06). Venezuela's first sensory-friendly cinema. america.cgtn.com One of the largest movie chains in Venezuela is rethinking its business in an effort to serve customers living with autism and other sensory disorders. CINEX, a local movie theater chain in Venezuela is the promoter of the idea. The initiative is specially designed for people living with …

Owen Fairclough (2023-02-06). U.S. reports strong job growth. america.cgtn.com U.S. employers beat even the most optimistic forecasts to add more than half a million jobs in January. Employment numbers released on Friday suggest the economy continues to weather the inflation crisis and big layoffs in the tech sector. And the numbers also justify …

WSWS (2023-02-06). Stronger than expected US jobs report for January evokes concerns on Wall Street. wsws.org The better than expected jobs report sparked a fall on Wall Street because it means the Federal Reserve will continue its program of rate increases.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Union shuts down strike after Woburn, Massachusetts teachers defy injunction. wsws.org Over 0 teachers and other workers have conducted a week-long strike in the face of an offensive by the Democratic Party-dominated state, the Woburn School Committee, Mayor Scott Galvin and the courts.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Withdraw frame-up cases against Sri Lankan estate workers! Unconditional reinstatement of all suspended workers! wsws.org The witch hunt against estate workers is a part of the escalating attack on the democratic and social rights of the working class as a whole.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Socialist Equality Party (US) condemns violent attacks on Chicago DSA Alderman Daniel La Spata. wsws.org The escalation of political violence in American life is not simply a vestige of an earlier period, but a symptom of the crisis and breakdown of bourgeois democracy amid escalating class tensions and expanding war efforts.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Socialist Equality Party condemns violent attacks on Chicago DSA Alderman Daniel La Spata. wsws.org The escalation of political violence in American life is not simply a vestige of an earlier period, but a symptom of the crisis and breakdown of bourgeois democracy amid escalating class tensions and expanding war efforts.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Crisis deepens in Australia's emergency departments. wsws.org Bed-block and increased ambulance ramping have been reported in every state and territory in recent months.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Record cold in US Northeast exposes deepening cracks in social infrastructure. wsws.org Winter temperatures in colder regions of the country mean that many homeless individuals and families who have been sleeping in cars, hospital emergency rooms, campgrounds, state forests and other places not fit for human habitation increasingly seek emergency shelter.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Thousands of American high school students illegally forced into Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps. wsws.org Young people are being slotted into military training by their high schools without their consent and against their will. The Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps enrolls about a half million students and has annual funding of over $400 million.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Laborers' union shuts down strike by 600 Portland city workers ahead of ratification vote. wsws.org Despite the determination of workers to fight, the union leadership called off the strike and rushed a vote on a tentative agreement that concedes to nearly every demand of the city.

WSWS (2023-02-06). This week in history: February 6-12. 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 (2023-02-06). Australian Gold Coast and Tweed Coast bus workers to strike against company ballot "offer" wsws.org The stand being taken by the Kinetic workers—their third strike in six weeks—is of national and international significance, and should be actively supported by workers everywhere.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Novelist Russell Banks (1940-2023): "Go, my book, and help destroy the world as it is." wsws.org The American writer Russell Banks, who wrote about the lives of working-class people and historical figures such as John Brown, died on January 3 at the age of 82.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Toxic fire continues burning in Ohio days after massive, car train derailment. wsws.org Regardless of the immediate mechanical failure, the true cause of this catastrophe is the insatiable greed of Norfolk Southern and other Class I rail carriers, who have pushed for longer trains with smaller crews.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Germany drops all requirements to wear masks—but coronavirus remains. wsws.org By lifting the requirement to wear a mask on busses and trains and abandoning workplace health regulations, the government is opening the door to the spread of new, even more dangerous variants of the coronavirus.

WSWS (2023-02-06). New Zealand: Court action over Pike River mine disaster. wsws.org The fathers of two of the 29 workers killed in the 2010 Pike River mine disaster are campaigning for the release of documents and correspondence relating to a 2013 decision to drop charges against Pike River CEO Peter Whittall.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Democratic National Committee reorders presidential primary schedule. wsws.org The new list, established in response to demands from President Biden, puts South Carolina first and elevates Michigan and Georgia.

WSWS (2023-02-06). February 5, 2003: Colin Powell and the lie that sanctioned the invasion of Iraq. wsws.org February 5 marks the 20th anniversary of Secretary of State Colin Powell's 2003 speech at the United Nations filled with lies to justify the Bush administration's criminal decision to invade Iraq.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Sudan's military junta to normalise relations with Israel amid massive crackdown on Palestinians. wsws.org The deal deepens the treacherous role of the Arab bourgeoisie, which has now formally buried its own "two state" solution and confirms that the nationalist agenda championed by all sections of the Palestinian bourgeoisie provides no way forward for the workers and oppressed masses…

____ (2023-02-06). Sentimental And… Sad. Legendary Jumbo… smoothiex12.blogspot.com It is like not just a true commercial aerospace beauty retiring–always loved those magnificent B-747s–it is like a country which for all its faults but still better than the current one is retiring. I have been to Everett Boeing's facility numerous times. It is an incredible experience, the main hangar is colossal. But to everything there is the end. Sam even got emotional. There always was something very elegant and proportional, even the legendary hump, in B-747-400 and B-747-8 models. Flew on both of them. Well, I am also not exactly spring chicken and my love for four-engine giants is nobody's concern. And…

readpassage (2023-02-06). Prison Workers Deserve The Labour Movement's Support. readpassage.com An interview with Jordan House and Asaf Rashid, the authors of a new book exploring the fight for labour rights within Canadian prisons.

Amnesty International (2023-02-06). Monday 2/6: Leonard Peltier Protest. indybay.org San Francisco Federal Building | Seventh St.

Carl Gibson (2023-02-06). 'More training' is not the answer to police terrorÔøºÔøº. nationofchange.org The death of Tyre Nichols doesn't have to be in vain — there are numerous opportunities for action at the local and national level to rein in out of control police terror.

Catherine Crockett (2023-02-06). Friday 2/24: Marshall: Free Film Screening & Discussion. indybay.org Monterey Peace and Justice Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd., Seaside, CA 939355…

Cristen Hemingway Jaynes (2023-02-06). Outrage as Biden Administration recommends major Alaska oil project. nationofchange.org "The project is "drastically out of step with the Biden administration's goals to slash climate pollution and transition to clean energy," but that "it's not too late for him to step up and pull the plug on this carbon bomb."

Dan Bacher (2023-02-06). Big Oil spent over $34.2 million lobbying California officials in the 2021-22 session. indybay.org WSPA and Big Oil wield their power in 8 major ways: through (1) lobbying; (2) campaign spending; (3) serving on and putting shills on regulatory panels; (4) creating Astroturf groups; (5) working in collaboration with media; (6) creating alliances with labor unions; (7) contributing to non profit organizations; and (8) sponsoring awards ceremonies, including those for legislators and journalists.

Dan Bacher (2023-02-06). Chevron doubles last year's profits as consumers are gouged at the gas pumps. indybay.org The news of Chevron's record profits and record oil and gas production in the U.S. comes as data from the Bureau of Land Management reveals that President Biden approved more oil and gas drilling permits in his first two years in office than former President Donald Trump.

David Giesen (2023-02-06). Monday 2/6: Black History Month: "Now, about those 40 acres" & The Liberty Bell. indybay.org online video conference: meet.google.com/kch-cutp-vsh…

____ (2023-02-06). KMT official from Taiwan to visit mainland. ecns.cn Hsia Li-yan, a vice-chairman of the Kuomintang political party, will visit the Chinese mainland from Wednesday to Feb 17 and attend cross-Straits exchange activities, the mainland's Taiwan affairs authority said Monday.

____ (2023-02-06). Morning rush hour returns in Beijing. ecns.cn The traffic during morning rush hour in Beijing has returned to a normal level on Monday, the first working day after the Lantern Festival.

____ (2023-02-06). Quake death toll in Tàºrkiye exceeds 280: vice president. ecns.cn More than 280 people died in Tàºrkiye from two powerful earthquakes, which struck the country's southern and southeastern regions early Monday, said Vice President Fuat Oktay.

____ (2023-02-06). KMT vice chairman Andrew Hsia to visit mainland. ecns.cn Andrew Hsia, vice chairman of the Chinese Kuomintang (KMT) party, will lead a delegation on a visit to the Chinese mainland from Feb. 8 to 17, a Chinese mainland spokesperson said Monday.

____ (2023-02-06). Only 23% of Americans satisfied with state of things in U.S.: Gallup poll. ecns.cn Only 23 percent of Americans are broadly satisfied with the way things are going in the U.S., while the rest are dissatisfied, nearly half saying they are "very dissatisfied", according to Gallup's annual Mood of the Nation poll.

____ (2023-02-06). Explosion hits gas pipeline in Tàºrkiye after earthquakes. ecns.cn An explosion hit a gas pipeline in Tàºrkiye's southern province of Hatay after two strong earthquakes jolted the country early Monday, Ihlas News Agency reported.

____ (2023-02-06). Chinese skier killed in Austrian avalanche. ecns.cn A 32-year-old Chinese skier was found dead in an avalanche in Tyrol, western Austria, on Friday, which was confirmed by the Chinese Embassy in Austria on Sunday.

____ (2023-02-06). Hong Kong-Mainland travel fully resumes. ecns.cn Normal travel between the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Chinese mainland fully resumed starting Monday. It is applauded by all sectors in Hong Kong for driving local economic recovery and future development.

____ (2023-02-06). Powerful earthquakes hit Tàºrkiye. ecns.cn A view of the destroyed building after 7.8 magnitude earthquake jolts Kahramanmaras province, Tàºrkiye, Feb. 6, 2023.

____ (2023-02-06). Tourist flights resume to foreign destinations. ecns.cn Dozens of Chinese tourists boarded an Emirates Airlines flight at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport to go sightseeing on Monday morning.

____ (2023-02-06). Tourists once again head for HK, Macao. ecns.cn Two tourist groups left Guangzhou, Guangdong province, for Hong Kong by high speed train, while another two groups took special coaches to Macao for sightseeing on Monday morning.

for HUFF (2023-02-06). Follow-Up Protest Questions for Tuesday February 7th 11 AM. indybay.org

Paul Craig Roberts (2023-02-06). Can the American Leviathan Be Tamed? thealtworld.com Founding Fathers warned against going abroad in search of monsters to destroy. When Washington takes its wars, slogans, and coups abroad, generations of writers have characterized the aggression as seeking monsters to destroy. Washington has benefitted from the cover offered by the slogan, justifying mayhem inflicted on the world as overthrowing dictators and bringing democracy. | In his just published book, In Search of Monsters to Destroy (Independent Institute, 2022), Christopher J. Coyne, Independent Institute Fellow and economics professor at George Mason University, takes these claims at face value. He demo…

Paul Craig Roberts (2023-02-06). The Real Causes of the Growing Inequality. thealtworld.com This TED talk by a rich man calling for a new economics misrepresents the causes and cure for the extraordinary increase in the inequality of American income and wealth in the past 23 years | The real causes are the offshoring of US manufacturing jobs, mass immigration of poor people due to open borders, imposition of the doctrine that corporations only have responsibility to share holders, economic concentration and non-enforcement of the Sherman Anti-Trust Act, repeal of the Glass-Steagall Act, years of money printing bailout of the financial system that drove bond and stock prices up, and the financializati…

Philip Obaji Jr (2023-02-06). After Losing Babies to Traffickers, Refugees in Cameroon Are Fighting Back. towardfreedom.org Trafficking of adults and children has become rampant as a war rages in Cameroon between the Francophone government and Anglophone forces. Philip Obaji, Jr., reports from Mamfe, Cameroon.

Revolution Books (2023-02-06). Friday 2/10: Carl Dix-Why Defunding Police &Abolishing Prisons UnderThis System Are Dangerous Illusions. indybay.org Revolution Books | 2444 Durant Avenue | Berkeley…

Sonali Kolhatkar (2023-02-06). Behold, the new GOP culture wars. nationofchange.org The Republican Party's latest wave of attacks against anyone who threatens the white supremacist patriarchy is couched in false concern for health and well-being.

Staff (2023-02-06). 2 Florida School Districts Order Teachers to Cover or Remove Books in Classrooms. truthout.org Officials in at least two Florida school districts have ordered teachers to remove books from their classroom libraries or to cover them up in order to comply with draconian statutes enacted by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Republican-led state legislature. House Bill 1467, passed last year, requires books to be age-appropriate and free from material deemed to be pornographic. |

Staff (2023-02-06). $340 Million Anti-Labor Consulting Industry Is Behind Contemporary Union-Busting. truthout.org The remarkable spikes in union activity over the last few years have given many on the left cause for hope: could we be on the precipice of a resurgent, newly galvanized U.S. labor movement? In the first three quarters of 2022, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) documented a 53 percent increase in organizing petitions — including startling wins by new, independent unions at Starbucks… |

Staff (2023-02-06). Cori Bush Invites Father of Ferguson's Michael Brown to State of the Union. truthout.org Rep. Cori Bush (D-Missouri) is inviting Michael Brown Sr., the father of Michael Brown, whose murder at the hands of a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, sparked mass protests in 2014, to President Joe Biden's State of the Union address this week. As first reported by Politico, Bush is bringing Brown Sr. as her guest to the address, which is scheduled for Tuesday night. "The police killing of… |

Staff (2023-02-06). Health Care Workers Stage Largest NHS Strike in UK's History. truthout.org Condemning the United Kingdom's Conservative-controlled government for putting "patients at risk" by refusing to pay nurses fairly and forcing healthcare providers out of the profession, tens of thousands of nurses and ambulance workers joined forces on Monday to stage the largest work stoppage in the history of the venerated National Health Service. The workers, who along with teachers and other… |

Staff (2023-02-06). Police-Perpetrated Killings Are Public Executions — We Must Abolish Them. truthout.org As Memphis, Tennessee, police beat Tyre Nichols to death, he, like George Floyd, called out for his mother. And when Los Angeles police were killing Keenan Anderson, he said, "They're trying to George Floyd me." They discharged a Taser on Anderson at least six times and, not long after torturing him to death, they began spreading their version of events. Like Floyd, he begged for his life before… |

teleSUR (2023-02-06). Cubans Remember 91st Birth Anniversary Of Camilo Cienfuegos. telesurenglish.net On Monday, the Cuban people remember the 91st birth anniversary of Camilo Cienfuegos, a prominent revolutionary who fought against the dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista (1952-1959). | RELATED: | Born in Lawton, Havana, Camilo studied at the San Francisco de Paula elementary public school and San Alejandro National Academy of Fine Arts, which he had to leave due to economic problems. | In 1948, he participated i…

teleSUR (2023-02-06). Eathquake Update: Over 2,300 Dead in Tàºrkiye and Syria. telesurenglish.net As of mid-day Monday, official reports confirmed that the series of powerful earthquakes that struck the border area between Turkey and Syria has left 2,349 dead and nearly 11,000 people injured so far. | RELATED: | The Syrian Foreign Affairs Ministry requested help from the United Nations, the Red Cross, and other international organizations to deal with the humanitarian catastrophe. | More specifically, the Syrian authorities requ…

teleSUR (2023-02-06). English Nurses & Ambulance Staff Protest To Demand Pay Rises. telesurenglish.net On Monday, over 20,000 English nurses and ambulance service staff took to the streets to demand a pay rise that reflects inflation rates, which are currently over 10 percent. | RELATED: | "The government needs to listen and discuss pay rather than just saying the National Health Service (NHS) does not have money. We cannot survive with what we are being paid," said nurse Ethna Vaughan, who was part of a demonstration outside…

The Associated Press (2023-02-06). Route to Super Bowl Dangerous for Mexico's Avocado Haulers. latinorebels.com Avocados sell for as much as $2.50 apiece in the United States, so a single crate holding 40 is worth $100, while an average truckload is worth as much as $80,000 to $100,000. Mexico supplies about 92 percent of U.S. avocado imports, sending north over $3 billion worth of the fruit every year.

thecommunists (2023-02-06). Pardeep Singh and Boohoo: sweatshop and semi-slavery conditions on the rise. thecommunists.org At the close of 2022, film emerged on social media of a young man being berated and the punched about the face and head, in what appeared to be a faux-hostage scenario. Certainly, the violence being meted out had ritualistic elements, with the victim made to kneel humiliatingly and receiving taunts from off-camera, whilst a …

Bria Nelson (2023-02-06). We're Putting the Death Penalty on Trial in Kansas. aclu.org I have lived in flyover states my whole life. People tend to overlook the transformational change and creative organizing that happens in the Midwest. But I have known our capacity to show up for justice and equality for years. | I went to law school in Kansas, and I stayed here because of the powerful community I found: organizers and activists who are "Midwest nice," working tirelessly to make Kansas a more welcoming place for people like me — Black people, LGBTQIA people, and people with disabilities. It was in Kansas that I was able to reclaim my power and become an advocate for racial justice. Today…

Staff (2023-02-06). Potente terremoto deja varios muertos y destrucción en el sur de Turquía. cubadebate.cu Un terremoto de magnitud 7,8 se ha registrado la madrugada de este lunes en Turquía, según informó el Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos (USGS, por sus siglas en inglés) en su página web.El epicentro del sismo, que tuvo una profundidad de 10 kilómetros, se localizó a 23 kilómetros al este de la ciudad turca de Nurdagi, en la provincia de Gaziantep.

Staff (2023-02-06). Mike Pompeo se confiesa en un libro. cubadebate.cu El libro se limita a compilar un catálogo de autocelebratorias anécdotas que jalonan su vida pública como funcionario del gobierno de Estados Unidos, que tienen la virtud de reflejar y justificar, con orgullo los crímenes y atropellos que, en nombre de la libertad y la democracia, perpetra Washington en todo el mundo.

Staff (2023-02-06). Notas que me vienen a la mente. cubadebate.cu Las intenciones no son nuevas. Recuerdo allá por la década de los años 80 del pasado siglo y en años posteriores, que entre los periodistas cubanos y la organización que nos agrupa —la UPEC— tomó forma de debate en asambleas, plenos y en colectivos de la prensa, una especie de ´convocatoria ª a que se elaborara una Ley de Prensa. Mucho se discutió entonces, pero no se llegó a concretar una legislación, y se han mantenido, en algunos casos hasta nuestros días, las insatisfacciones en relación con las fuentes de información, que se atribuían el derecho al sí o al no, a la hora de ´dar l…

teleSUR, DRL (2023-02-06). El "No" es tendencia en las preguntas del referéndum en Ecuador. telesurtv.net El presidente, Guillermo Lasso, guarda silencio sobre los resultados electorales de la víspera que suponen una derrota de sus opciones políticas.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-02-06). Sindicatos británicos denuncian falta de acuerdo con gobierno. telesurtv.net Durante esta jornada los trabajadores de la salud protagonizan la que esperan sean la huelga más grande en décadas de acuerdo a los sindicatos.

teleSUR, pha, JGN, SH, DRL (2023-02-06). Lucha y legado de Camilo Cienfuegos, héroe del pueblo cubano. telesurtv.net Camilo Cienfuegos es sin duda uno de los personajes más carismáticos y queridos por el pueblo con que cuenta la historia de Cuba.

teleSUR, SH (2023-02-06). Resultados preliminares dan victoria electoral a progresistas en Ecuador. telesurtv.net Respecto al referendo, los datos apuntan a una victoria del No en todas las preguntas, lo que representa una derrota para el presidente Lasso.

teleSUR, yart, SH (2023-02-06). 10 frases de Rubén Darío que describen su visión de la vida. telesurtv.net Gracias a su obra Ruben Dario se consagró como representante del modernismo literario en lengua castellana.

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2023-02-06). Comunidad internacional muestra solidaridad con Tàºrkiye y Siria. telesurtv.net El titular de la OMS, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, comunicó que fue activada la red de equipos médicos de emergencia.

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2023-02-06). Ascienden a 26 los fallecidos por incendios forestales en Chile. telesurtv.net Se reportan 3.276 damnificados y 1.156 viviendas destruidas por los 63 incendios que aún se encuentran activos.

teleSUR, rzr, DRL (2023-02-06). Mueren siete menores y su madre en incendio al norte de Francia. telesurtv.net Al llegar los bomberos lograron rescatar al padre con heridas de gravedad, pero sin peligro para su vida.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-02-06). Parlamento francés discute polémica reforma de pensiones. telesurtv.net Los debates comienzan en la Asamblea Nacional con una moción de rechazo previo de La Francia Insumisa y una moción de referéndum de Agrupación Nacional.

teleSUR, SH (2023-02-06). Sismo de magnitud 7.8 deja decenas de muertos en Tàºrkiye. telesurtv.net El sismo de magnitud 7.8 fue sentido también en Líbano, Chipre, y en Italia las autoridades lanzaron una alerta de tsunami.

Mark Gruenberg (2023-02-06). Amazon vuelve a tener grandes problemas con OSHA. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—Como si el monstruoso almacén y minorista Amazon no estuviera oprimiendo lo suficiente a sus trabajadores al luchar contra sus campañas de organización, ahora está en problemas por ponerlos en peligro a través de condiciones de trabajo inseguras e insalubres. Eso dijo la Administración de Salud y Seguridad Ocupacional el 1 de febrero, al proponer …

teleSUR, JDO, SH (2023-02-06). México y Venezuela comparten el liderato de la Serie del Caribe. telesurtv.net Venezolanos y mexicanos quedan con récord de 3-1 y se enfrentarán este lunes en busca del liderato solitario de la Serie del Caribe 2023.

teleSUR, lvm, JDO (2023-02-06). Envían ayuda internacional para enfrentar incendios en Chile. telesurtv.net La emergencia despertó la solidaridad internacional. Se reportan envíos de voluntarios y material, entre otros medios, desde Argentina, España, Colombia, México, Perú y otras naciones.

teleSUR, MER, JGN (2023-02-06). Conoce algunas curiosidades de Bob Marley, la leyenda del Reggae. telesurtv.net A través de sus canciones, el jamaiquino Bob Marley transmitió mensajes de amor, conciencia social y justicia.

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2023-02-06). Unos 1300 muertos en Siria y Tàºrkiye deja sismo de magnitud 7,8. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con un comunicado del presidente turco, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, al menos 912 personas murieron.

teleSUR, SH (2023-02-06). Choque múltiple deja al menos 16 muertos en el centro de China. telesurtv.net En el accidente de tránsito en la autopista Xuchang-Guangzhou en la ciudad de Changsha, estuvieron involucrados al menos 49 vehículos.

teleSUR, rzr, DRL (2023-02-06). Rescatistas brasileños buscan a seis desaparecidos en naufragio. telesurtv.net La operación se concentra en los alrededores de la isla de Paquetá, a 17 kilómetros de la costa.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-02-06). Ascienden a 36 los casos de cólera en el oriente de Zambia. telesurtv.net Según datos oficiales, en las últimas 24 horas se han confirmado otros cinco casos de cólera.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-02-06). Líder Supremo iraní conmuta sentencias a convictos. telesurtv.net El Ayatolá Jamenei sancionó la reducción de condena para los procesados por protagonizar los recientes disturbios antigubernamentales.

teleSUR, SH (2023-02-06). Fuerzas israelíes asesinan a cinco palestinos en Cisjordania. telesurtv.net El Gobierno palestino llamó a la comunidad internacional a presionar a Israel para obligarla a levantar el asedio militar contra la ciudad de Jericó.

Staff (2023-02-06). Una discreta recuperación del turismo en el primer mes de 2023 para Cuba. cubadebate.cu

_____ (2023-02-05). Day of Solidarity with Leonard Peltier Set for Monday, Feb. 6th. popularresistance.org On February 6, 1976, Leonard Peltier was arrested in Hinton, Alberta, Canada. Monday, February 6th will mark the 47th anniversary of his arrest. | Following a controversial trial, Peltier was convicted of aiding and abetting murder of two FBi agents and has been imprisoned ever since. Many people and human rights organizations, including Amnesty International, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, National Congress of American Indians, the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Center for Human Rights, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and others believe Peltier is a political prisoner who should be immediately released.

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