Daily Archives: March 8, 2023

2023-03-08: News Headlines

Larry Johnson (2023-03-08). Is NATO Bluffing Or Is IT Beefing Up Forces to Back a Ukrainian Offensive? sonar21.com There is a lot of curious military activity involving NATO forces and equipment that is not receiving much media scrutiny. Let us start with the recent action by the U.S….

Ian Hoppes (2023-03-08). Just miles from East Palestine, Shell Oil poisons Pennsylvania town. liberationnews.org Beaver, Pennsylvania, 30 minutes from East Palestine, Ohio, sees billows of smoke and flame coming from Shell-owned plant.

____ (2023-03-08). Biological lab funded by U.S. sparks alarm. ecns.cn A controversial biological laboratory in Kazakhstan has caused concerns among local residents. The laboratory used to be controlled by the Soviet Union, but now it is funded and built by the U.S.

WSWS (2023-03-08). Top US military officials visit Middle East to ratchet up conflicts with Iran and Russia. wsws.org Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin's visit to Iraq on the eve of the 20th anniversary of the 2003 US invasion amounted to a return to the scene of a world-historic crime.

Anonymous767 (2023-03-08). Military Situation In Bakhmut On March 8, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org

____ (2023-03-08). UN chief to meet Ukrainian president in Kiev. ecns.cn UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will meet Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kiev on Wednesday, a UN spokesman said.

Simone Chun, Truthout. (2023-03-08). Us Is Maintaining Tensions With North Korea To Draw In Allies Against China. popularresistance.org The U.S. military encirclement of China threatens to escalate into an Asia-Pacific war, with the Korean Peninsula at the focal point of this dangerous path. Garrisoned with nearly 30,000 combat-ready U.S. forces manning the astonishing 73 U.S. military bases dotting its tiny landmass, South Korea is the most critical frontline component of U.S. military escalation in northeast Asia. | Since the Obama administration's 2012 "pivot to Asia," Washington has intensified tensions with Beijing, doubling down on a "full-scale multi-pronged new Cold War" through the Indo-Pacific Strategy pursued by both the Trump and Bide…

Staff (2023-03-08). Headlines for March 8, 2023. democracynow.org Israeli Forces Kill 6 Palestinians in Jenin Raid, as Settlers Attack Palestinian Family in Huwara, Wagner Group Says It Seized Eastern Bakhmut; NYT Reports Pro-Ukrainian Group Sabotaged Pipelines, Russia Jails Blogger Dmitry Ivanov over Criticism of War on Ukraine, Georgians Take to the Streets over Proposed "Foreign Agents" Law, 3 Mada Masr Journalists on Trial Amid Ongoing Egyptian Crackdown on Press, Spain Advances Gender Parity Bill, Malnutrition in Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women and Girls on the Rise, 5 Women Sue Texas for Denying Them Abortions, Gigi Sohn Withdraws FCC Nomination After Vicious…

WSWS (2023-03-08). Ukrainian government spends millions on monuments and streets to honor Nazi collaborators and neofascists. wsws.org The most conservative estimates put the cost for the all-out war by the Ukrainian authorities against all public symbols, monuments and names that are associated with Russia, the October revolution and Soviet history, or leftist ideology, at 1 billion Euros.

_____ (2023-03-08). Russian Special Military Operation — Summing Things Up So Far. strategic-culture.org It was Donbass and Crimea, which gave the staunchest opposition to the pro-European movements, by way of which the Collective West wanted to forcefully direct Ukraine's future. | In Donbass, which used to be part of Ukraine up until recently, the local population have always spoken Russian as their mother tongue and considered themselves Russians i.e. members of the Russian population corpus. Donbass has up to recently been considered the richest part of Ukraine due to huge deposits of coal and other valuable and lucrative ores, including much-sought-after titanium. It was in effect Donbass together with Crimea,…

TRNN (2023-03-08). 'They treat us like animals': Peru's anti-coup protests explained. therealnews.com Protests and strikes have engulfed Peru since last December, when democratically elected President Pedro Castillo was ousted in a congressional coup. Castillo's Vice President, Dina Boluarte, immediately assumed office and formed a new ruling coalition with the country's right-wing political parties. Millions across Peru have since demanded the dissolution of Congress, new elections, and a process to replace the current 1993 constitution written during the dark days of the Alberto Fujimori dictatorship. TRNN reports from Peru, speaking directly with union leaders and protestors battling to save their nation…

John V. Walsh (2023-03-08). February 19 Rage Against War Rally: A Historic Success. dissidentvoice.org Thousands of people assembled at the Lincoln Memorial on February 19 to protest the US proxy war using Ukrainians as cannon fodder to bring down Russia. It took as its name "Rage Against The War Machine." And it sought to bring together people of all political persuasions in opposing the war. "Everyone in; no one …

_____ (2023-03-08). The Ukraine Weapons Drain. strategic-culture.org In the American capital, the Ukrainian flag is a less common sight now than it was when the Russian invasion began a little more than a year ago. Maybe people have realized the U.S. involvement in the war is a sham. Maybe they've just gotten bored. Nevertheless, the blue and gold remains ubiquitous—just as common in the imperial city as the stars and stripes, if not more.

_____ (2023-03-08). What did the new US Ambassador, Manuel Micaller, Jr., bring to Tajikistan? journal-neo.org While Tajikistan, one of the five Central Asian (CA) states, is not a significant trade and investment partner for the US due to the size of its economy and its geographical isolation, it remains nonetheless a unique and crucial springboard for Washington to counter Russia and China. American interest in Tajikistan stems primarily from the …

G. Dunkel (2023-03-08). From Vilnius to Kinshasa, Macron tries to puff up French imperialism. workers.org Lithuania, a new member of NATO on the Baltic Sea, doesn't have the air force its regime claims it needs. So the French government has sent a squadron of its armed forces' most advanced fighter planes to allegedly respond to Russian probes of NATO's air defenses, without any public limits . . . |

WSWS (2023-03-08). 300,000 federal workers confront Canada's union-backed Liberal government in struggle for real-terms pay increases. wsws.org Throughout the lengthy negotiations, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Liberal government have maintained a hardline stance. They are determined to make the workers pay for the cost of the war with Russia and the massive bailout given to the financial elite at the onset of the pandemic.

Susan Dirgham (2023-03-08). Sanctions on Syria: Australia's Complicity in Policide. dissidentvoice.org In 1998, the United Nation's humanitarian coordinator in Iraq, Denis Halliday, resigned in protest against UN Security Council sanctions on Iraq, using the term 'genocide' when he explained reasons for his resignation. Before Halliday's resignation, the US ambassador to the UN, Madeleine Albright had been asked if she thought the deaths of 500,000 Iraqi children …

Dave DeCamp (2023-03-08). Hungarian Parliamentary Delegation Backs Sweden's NATO Bid. news.antiwar.com A Hungarian parliamentary delegation visited Sweden on Tuesday and expressed support for the country's NATO bid but also told Swedish officials to stop telling "lies" about Hungary. Csaba Hende, the deputy speaker of Hungary's parliament, led the delegation and said most members of the Hungarian government support expanding NATO into Sweden. "We made it clear …

Staff (2023-03-08). Whistle while you wage war: Theresa May joins NATO's women warrior gabfest. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOMarch 8, 2023 Former UK Prime Minister Theresa May was Keynote Speaker at HQ MARCOM Leadership Seminar to Mark International Women's Day 2023 NORTHWOOD, UK — The staff of NATO's Allied Maritime Command Headquarters (MARCOM) gathered for a seminar to celebrate International Women's Day 2023, titled "Authentic Inclusive Leadership to High Performing Teams". Former UK …

americanthinker (2023-03-08). Joe Rogan says he would vote Trump, Biden mentally 'gone'. americanthinker.com The popular podcaster also called Biden's Cabinet as a "f—— sideshow of diversity."

WSWS (2023-03-08). Two Norfolk Southern rail accidents in four days in Ohio show nothing has been done after East Palestine disaster. wsws.org According to press reports, 46 year-old Louis Shuster was positioned outside of the locomotive when it collided with dump truck at crossing at a Cleveland steel mill.

Staff (2023-03-08). Facing Corruption Charges, Ecuador's Lenín Moreno to Request Asylum (+Ina Papers). orinocotribune.com The former president of Ecuador Lenín Moreno confirmed that he will request political asylum in Paraguay in the midst of the legal proceedings opened against him for the "Sinohydro" case. Ecuador's courts named the former president, his wife, and more than 30 others as perpetrators in a corruption plot that was orchestrated from 2009 to 2018. | Through a televised interview, Moreno said that he is consulting with his lawyers on the steps required to process a request for asylum. However, he indicated that "in principle, yes," he will request asylum in Paraguay, the nation where he currently lives, and from where…

Anonymous Contributor (2023-03-08). Temporary Occupation in NYC Calls for Divestment from 'Cop City' in Atlanta, GA. itsgoingdown.org Report back from solidarity action in NYC calling for divestment from the Atlanta Police Foundation (APF). In solidarity with Defend the Atlanta Forest, the WDS-NYC is calling for Banyan Street Capital, the real estate firm that owns 191 Peachtree Towers, to end their lease agreement with the Atlanta Police Foundation (or the APF)*. During lunch…

Juan Cole (2023-03-08). South Africa downgrades Israeli Embassy over Ongoing Apartheid (and they should know). juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — The Middle East Eye reports that the South African parliament has voted to downgrade the Israeli embassy in Pretoria to liaison status. The resolution was introduced by the tiny center-left National Freedom Party, which has only two seats in parliament. Its passage was assured, however, when the African National Congress …

Juan Cole (2023-03-08). South African downgrades Israeli Embassy over Ongoing Apartheid (and they should know). juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — The Middle East Eye reports that the South African parliament has voted to downgrade the Israeli embassy in Pretoria to liaison status. The resolution was introduced by the tiny center-left National Freedom Party, which has only two seats in parliament. Its passage was assured, however, when the African National Congress …

PACBI (2023-03-08). Scholar Sophie Grace Chappell Withdraws From Ethics Conference in Apartheid Israel. bdsmovement.net

Staff (2023-03-08). Boycott Tour demands an end to Toulouse-Tel Aviv "twinning" relationship. samidoun.net On Saturday, 4 March, the Collectif Palestine Vaincra — a member of the Samidoun Network — organized a Boycott Tour in the city center of Toulouse, France, bringing together several dozen people to raise awareness in Toulouse about the campaign to bring an end to the "twinning" or "sister city" relationship with apartheid Tel Aviv. …

Binoy Kampmark (2023-03-08). Wanting War over Taiwan: Australia's Gang of Five. dissidentvoice.org Diligently, obediently and with a degree of dangerous imbecility, a number of Australian media outlets are manufacturing a consensus for war with a country that has never been a natural, historical enemy, nor sought to be. But as Australia remains the satellite of a Sino-suspicious US imperium, its officials and their dutiful advocates in the …

Binoy Kampmark (2023-03-08). Australian war hawks, media, talk up war with China. greenleft.org.au A number of media outlets are manufacturing a consensus for war with China, a country that has never been a natural, historical enemy, nor sought to be, argues Binoy Kampmark.

Ahmed Abu Artema (2023-03-08). Face the facts: Israel relies on settler violence. electronicintifada.net Far-right and liberals all have blood on their hands.

Yves Engler (2023-03-08). Curious Case of "Mandela's Lawyer" Illustrates Media Bias. dissidentvoice.org The story is not about Irwin Cotler lying. It's about the media embracing a biographical detail because they support the US empire and Zionism. Seven years ago, the South African ambassador to Venezuela Pandit Thaninga Shope-Linney stated plainly that "Irwin Cotler was not Nelson Mandela's lawyer." Three years later Max Blumenthal pointed out that "in …

Ramzy Baroud (2023-03-08). Palestinian Children's Art Exposes Israel's Cultural Genocide. dissidentvoice.org The following text tells the whole story of what pro-Palestinian communities around the world are fighting for, and what pro-Israelis are fighting against: "We are delighted to report that Chelsea and Westminster Hospital has removed a display of artwork designed by children from Gaza." That was the summary of a news report published on the …

____ (2023-03-08). Japan told not to dump nuclear-contaminated water. ecns.cn China on Monday urged Japan again not to arbitrarily start discharging nuclear-contaminated water from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station into the Pacific Ocean.

Fight for the Future. (2023-03-08). Democrats Cave To Corporate Smear Campaign Against Gigi Sohn, Putting Net Neutrality, Privacy, And Abortion Rights At Risk. popularresistance.org The Washington Post is reporting that Gigi Sohn, the Biden administration's nominee for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will withdraw her nomination, after Democrats failed to stand up to an outrageous and bigoted smear campaign funded by the telecom industry. Sohn's withdrawal plunges the Biden administration's supposed priorities into peril: deadlocked at 2-2, the FCC …

____ (2023-03-08). Drone show staged to mark 200-day countdown of Hangzhou Asian Games. ecns.cn A light show featuring Hangzhou's iconic attractions is staged with 500 drones to mark the 200-day countdown of Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games at Hangzhou Olymic Sports Center Stadium, nicknamed "the Big Lotus", east China's Zhejiang Province, March 7, 2023.

_____ (2023-03-08). Australian Media Are Outright Telling Us They Are Feeding U.S. War Propaganda About China. strategic-culture.org

____ (2023-03-08). China's CNOOC delivers last two component modules for Canada LNG project. ecns.cn China National Offshore Oil Cooperation (CNOOC) announced on Wednesday that the last two component modules among a total of 35 contracted modules for Canada LNG (liquified natural gas) project were delivered in Qingdao, East China's Shandong Province.

____ (2023-03-08). Xinjiang's Alataw Pass port sees more freight train routes. ecns.cn The total number of China-Europe freight train routes passing through the Alataw Pass, a major land port in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, has reached 100, according to the China Railway Urumqi Group Co., Ltd.

____ (2023-03-08). Chinese FM, foreign policies become focus of attention of foreign media. ecns.cn China's new Foreign Minister Qin Gang held a press conference Tuesday to outline the country's foreign policies on the sidelines of the first session of the 14th National People's Congress, drawing the attention of foreign media.

____ (2023-03-08). Successful COVID fight sets example. ecns.cn China, with one-fifth of the global population, triumphantly exited the three-year COVID-19 pandemic with the lowest cost in terms of human life, setting a good example for other populous countries, experts said.

____ (2023-03-08). Private sector economy prioritized at two sessions. ecns.cn China's latest efforts to develop the private sector economy will greatly stimulate higher-quality development of private enterprises and their market vitality, which will further support stabilizing the nation's economic fundamentals this year.

____ (2023-03-08). Nation's interests safeguarded. ecns.cn China's national sovereignty, security and development interests have been safeguarded over the past five years as its legislation in this regard was further strengthened, said a report delivered on Tuesday by the nation's top legislator.

____ (2023-03-08). Major events can promote global prosperity. ecns.cn A series of planned major events high on the schedule of China's diplomacy at home — especially one to celebrate the Belt and Road Initiative's 10th anniversary — will further convince the world of the country's sincerity and policy consistency in terms of opening-up.

____ (2023-03-08). Major-country diplomacy to grow network of friends. ecns.cn China's major-country diplomacy has pressed the "acceleration button" this year as the COVID-19 situation improves and the country resumes exchanges with the rest of the world, Foreign Minister Qin Gang said on Tuesday.

____ (2023-03-08). Low-altitude satellite network to be launched. ecns.cn China Aerospace Science and Industry Corp, a major space contractor, is planning to deploy a remote-sensing satellite network in low-altitude orbits, according to a project leader.

____ (2023-03-08). Chinese athletes making final push ahead of Asian, Olympic Games. ecns.cn With roughly six months to go until the 19th Asian Games open in Hangzhou, China's athletes across a wide range of sports from table tennis to break dancing are seizing every second in their preparations amid hopes of shining at the quadrennial Games.

____ (2023-03-08). Nearly half of Xinjiang's arable land developed into high-standard farmland. ecns.cn Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region had built 50.03 million mu (about 3.34 million hectares) of high-standard farmland by the end of 2022, accounting for 47.39 percent of its arable land, local authorities said.

____ (2023-03-08). Centuries-old artifacts found in China's relic-rich province. ecns.cn Archaeologists have excavated significant remains dating back to the late period of the Yangshao Culture in north China's Shanxi Province.

____ (2023-03-08). China has 'open mind' on U.S. Commerce Secretary's visit: Ministry. ecns.cn China keeps an open mind towards the wishes of US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo to visit the country, and will continue to resort to dialogues to resolve each other's concerns, and promote constructive and pragmatic cooperation.

____ (2023-03-08). China's astronomical observatory spots new near-Earth asteroid. ecns.cn The Nanshan One-meter Wide-field Telescope has discovered a new near-Earth asteroid, according to the Xinjiang Astronomical Observatory (XAO) under the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

____ (2023-03-08). China sees inbound and outbound traffic rebound since Jan. 8. ecns.cn China has seen a rebound of inbound and outbound traffic since Jan. 8 when it downgraded management of the disease from Class A to Class B, the National Immigration Administration said on Wednesday.

____ (2023-03-08). Chinese researchers discover recessive virus-resistant wheat gene. ecns.cn Chinese researchers have discovered a gene that can enhance resistance to wheat yellow mosaic disease, which causes significant losses in crop yield, according to a report in China Science Daily on Monday.

____ (2023-03-08). Insights | China's modernization presents a different picture from the western model. ecns.cn The vision of China's modernization is guided by ancient saints and intellectuals. The traditional wisdom of China presents a different picture from the western model.

____ (2023-03-08). 165-meter-long ice cave discovered in Tibet. ecns.cn A large ice cave is discovered near a "three-colored lakes" in Puyu Village of Banbar County, Qamdo, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, March 7, 2023.

____ (2023-03-08). In Numbers: China logs 39.72 million entry-exit trips in two months. ecns.cn

____ (2023-03-08). Amount of travelers entering, exiting China dramatically increases. ecns.cn The number of people and transportation vehicles entering and leaving the Chinese mainland has increased significantly since the implementation of the optimized COVID-19 prevention and control measures on Jan 8.

____ (2023-03-08). Insights | China's development path more quality-focused and eyes more roles in global governance. ecns.cn

WSWS (2023-03-08). China's National People's Congress convenes amid mounting crises. wsws.org The highly stage-managed affair takes place amid growing threats of war by the US, a sharp economic slowdown and rising social tensions, exacerbated by the criminal decision to end the zero-COVID policy.

WSWS (2023-03-08). Chinese officials: US war plans threaten "confrontation" in the Pacific. wsws.org In response to the United States' trade war and military escalation against China, Chinese officials warned that the relationship between the world's two largest economies is "derailing."

_____ (2023-03-08). Israel: A Fractured Civil Society. journal-neo.org The current situation in Israel is so complex and tense that the local media is increasingly focusing on whether and when a civil war is about to start. Even the mere mention of such a turn of events would have been dismissed in the blink of an eye not long ago. But, as the sages …

Allen Forrest (2023-03-08). Sexual Repression and Neurosis. dissidentvoice.org

Anonymous767 (2023-03-08). Military Situation In Syria On March 8, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org

Arjae Red (2023-03-08). NLRB decision justifies all workers' demands at Starbucks. workers.org Buffalo, New York Administrative Law Judge Michael Rosas ruled March 1 that Starbucks is guilty of violating labor laws on hundreds of occasions, vindicating what workers have been alleging all along. (tinyurl.com/bd8dbfp4) Striking Starbucks workers in Buffalo, New York, walk thepicket line. The ruling by Rosas, a judge for the . . . |

Arjae Red (2023-03-08). NLRB decision upholds Starbucks' workers demands. workers.org Buffalo, New York Administrative Law Judge Michael Rosas ruled March 1 that Starbucks is guilty of violating labor laws on hundreds of occasions, vindicating what workers have been alleging all along. (tinyurl.com/bd8dbfp4) Striking Starbucks workers in Buffalo, New York, walk thepicket line. The ruling by Rosas, a judge for the . . . |

Dean Baker (2023-03-08). NPR Does Another Economy Bad Under Biden Story. cepr.net Like much of the rest of the media, NPR is determined to convince the public that the economy is terrible under President Biden, regardless of what the data show. In real world land there are lots of good things about this economy. We have the lowest unemployment rate in a half century. Real wages for …

Dianne Mathiowetz (2023-03-08). Atlanta area police attack Music Festival, Stop Cop City battles on. workers.org Atlanta On March 7, Workers World writer Dianne Mathiowetz stated: "I was just at a press conference called by various local and national clergy that denounced the police action again as proof that there is nothing about Cop City that suggests de-escalation and protection of people's rights. There are a . . . |

Editor (2023-03-08). Black Alliance for Peace supports National Day of Action Against Police Terror. mronline.org Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) member organization Community Movement Builders (CMB) is calling all organizations, organizers and community members to a National Day of Action Against Police Terror on March 9, 2023.

Editor (2023-03-08). The crisis of trans health care in Canada. mronline.org Public health coverage in Canada needs to expand to include a wider range of interventions and gender affirming procedures.

Global Research News (2023-03-08). Selected Articles: Young People Who Suffered Blood Clots and Amputations After COVID-19 Vaccination Are Being Lied to, and Media Uses Them to Lie to Us. globalresearch.ca By There is a hear…

John W. Whitehead, Nisha Whitehead (2023-03-08). The Right to Be Let Alone: When the Government Wants to Know All Your Business. dissidentvoice.org Experience teaches us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the government's purposes are beneficent. —Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis There was a time when the census was just a head count. That is no longer the case. The American Community Survey (ACS), sent to about 3.5 million homes every year, …

Maddie Dery (2023-03-08). This year, International Women's Day means building an anti-imperialist movement. liberationnews.org We can draw inspiration from socialist, anti-imperialist women around the world…

Mark Gruenberg (2023-03-08). DeSantis, number two GOP presidential candidate, rolls out fascism in Florida. peoplesworld.org TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—A year before the March 5, 2024, Florida Republican presidential primary, the state's radical right-wing Republican governor, Ron DeSantis, is pitching himself as what could be called the not-Donald Trump version of Donald Trump. But in one key respect, DeSantis is very like Trump, says a Floridian teachers' union leader who's had to battle …

Misión Verdad (2023-03-08). Venezuela: The Void of Opposition Pre-Election Promises. orinocotribune.com By Misión Verdad — Mar 7, 2023 | On October 22, 2023, the primary elections of the Democratic Unitary Platform, a block that groups together Venezuelan opposition political parties and organizations, will be held. It is difficult to predict what the results will be. It is also difficult to take for granted that the event will conclude with the selection of a candidate for the next presidential elections, to be held on an undetermined date in 2024. | What is clear is that there are many who aspire to win the opposition primaries. In this very "competitive" situation, everyone has displayed their best versions…

Party for Socialism, Liberation (2023-03-08). PSL Statement — 50 years after Roe, mass resistance the key in abortion struggle. liberationnews.org To win back and extend the right to abortion requires continuous grassroots organizing and a return to powerful, large-scale mobilizations…

Princess Harmony (2023-03-08). Millions face 'hunger cliff' as food stamps cut. workers.org During the COVID-19 pandemic, which caused millions of people to either lose or be suspended from their jobs, Congress enacted an Emergency Allotment increase in federal funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). These additional food stamp benefits helped millions of people to get food and sustain themselves during . . . |

Roger McKenzie (2023-03-08). Striking workers bring France to standstill to protest rise in retirement age. peoplesworld.org France came to a standstill Tuesday when protesters marched nationwide during the latest round of strikes against a planned rise in the retirement age to 64. Unions described the protests as their biggest show of force against the deeply unpopular proposal from President Emmanuel Macron's government. According to the AEF news agency, 63% of French …

SAMIR (2023-03-08). Racist Rabinovich Foundation will reportedly end loyalty oaths. bdsmovement.net

Staff (2023-03-08). "Stand Up for Afghan Women": U.N. Calls Afghanistan World's Most Repressive Country for Women, Girls. democracynow.org A top United Nations official said Wednesday that "Afghanistan under the Taliban remains the most repressive country in the world regarding women's rights." Since taking power nearly 19 months ago, the Taliban has moved systematically to erase women from public life by banning women and girls from schools, from working with nongovernmental organizations and from traveling without a male relative. "Afghanistan is now effectively one of the biggest prisons in the world for women," says Zahra Nader, a freelance Afghan journalist who was formerly a reporter for The New York Times in Kabu…

Staff (2023-03-08). "Torture": El Salvador's Abortion Ban Condemned, Highlights Horrors Facing U.S. After Roe Overturned. democracynow.org As we mark International Women's Day on March 8, we look at the criminalization of abortion with filmmaker Celina Escher, who directed the award-winning documentary Fly So Far about abortion in El Salvador, which has enforced an abortion ban since 1998, and dozens of people have been convicted and imprisoned after having miscarriages, stillbirths and other obstetric emergencies. On Monday, women's rights activists called for the Inter-American Court of Human Rights to condemn El Salvador in a case brought a decade ago by a woman, Beatriz, who died after being forced to carry a pregnancy although the f…

Staff (2023-03-08). "Women, Life, Freedom": Iranian Women Continue Protests Amid Crackdown & Poisonings at Girls' Schools. democracynow.org Iranian parents and teachers have been holding protests in Tehran and other cities following a spate of apparent poisonings at girls' schools since November. According to the group Human Rights Activists in Iran, there have been at least 290 suspected school poisonings in recent months, sickening at least 7,000 students with symptoms including headaches, fatigue and more. Meanwhile, the head of the country's judiciary said earlier this week that Iranian women could be punished for violating the Islamic dress code. His remarks came just months after the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in police custod…

Staff (2023-03-08). International Women's Day: Roots in Radical History, Labor & Reproductive Rights. democracynow.org March 8 marks International Women's Day around the world, seeking to end gender discrimination, violence and abuse. We start the show by looking at the day's roots in socialism, and what it means for the movement for reproductive justice in the United States. Our guest is Nancy Krieger, renowned professor of social epidemiology at Harvard University's School of Public Health and director of the Interdisciplinary Concentration on Women, Gender, and Health. She's also co-founder and chair of the Spirit of 1848 Caucus in the American Public Health Association, which links social justice and p…

Staff (2023-03-08). Khader Adnan enters 32nd day of hunger strike for freedom. samidoun.net Palestinian prisoner Khader Adnan enters the 32nd day of his hunger strike for freedom on 8 March 2023. Adnan, 44, is married to Randa and the father of nine children, the youngest of which is one and a half years old and the oldest 14 years old. He is a former long-term hunger striker who …

Staff (2023-03-08). Over 30 Years: Pre-Oslo Prisoners — Profiles of Juma'a Adam, Raed al-Sa'adi, Ibrahim and Mohammed Ighbariya. samidoun.net Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network is providing the materials for the third week of the educational campaign, Over 30 Years: Pre-Oslo Prisoners. Read the previous two sets of materials: Week 3: Mohammed Adel Daoud, Mahmoud Abu Kharabish and Bashir Abdullah al-Khatib Week 2: Ibrahim Bayadseh, Ahmad Abu Jaber, Samir Abu Nima Week 1: Mohammed Al-Tus, …

The Lever (2023-03-08). LEVER TIME: Nina Turner On Dems' Working-Class Voter Problem. levernews.com

The Lever (2023-03-08). Nina Turner On Dems' Working-Class Voter Problem. levernews.com

Tomdispatch (2023-03-08). Two Mothers: Dying with Dignity and What Makes that Possible. juancole.com By Priti Gulati Cox and Stan Cox | — ( Tomdispatch.com) — So many crises — from war to mass species die-offs to climate meltdown — afflict our world that we often don't take time to draw insights from what generally passes for the small stuff, the things that happen all too close to home, …

Bob Bishop (2023-03-08). The Flying Fickle Finger of Fate Award goes to… sonar21.com Each week, the famous 1960s comedy Laugh-In awarded an organization or someone who had earned the wrath and ridicule of the Laugh-In producers based on an outrageous claim or behavior….

Christos Avramidis (2023-03-08). Inside Vio.Me, Greece's only worker-managed factory that's operated for over 10 years. therealnews.com In 2011, workers at the Vio.Me factory in Thessaloniki, Greece, stopped receiving wages. Management and owners abandoned the facility shortly afterward. Instead of dispersing, the workers of Vio.Me held an assembly and voted to take over management of the factory themselves. Over the past decade, they've kept the factory running, jointly determining production decisions through democratic procedures, and sharing in the profits. Although their former bosses and the Greek state have attempted to auction off the land and evict them, the workers have held on with the power of solidarity from their community, an…

Connor Harney (2023-03-08). What the bosses and boss-loving pundits get wrong about 'quiet quitting'. therealnews.com

Lucrecia Franco (2023-03-08). Brazilian author tackles country's racial, gender inequalities. america.cgtn.com A survey carried out by the Brazilian Public Security Forum found nearly 30 percent of Brazilian women reported suffering physical or psychological violence during 2022.

Stephen Gibbs (2023-03-08). Female football star balances the pitch and being a parent. america.cgtn.com A star Venezuelan female footballer had a great season last year, she was the top goal scorer in the premier league, and part of the "team of the season."

unitedEditor (2023-03-08). Chávez: The light that still shines on us. unitedworldint.com By Jose Gregorio Bracho Reyes Ambassador of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in Türkiye Ten years after the physical disappearance of Hugo Chávez Frías, it is worth analyzing the impact of his political actions in order to become fully aware that the Commander is by no means absent from Latin American geopolitics and by extension, …

unitedEditor (2023-03-08). Political destabilization in Moldova and threats to security in the Northern Black Sea region. unitedworldint.com Language issue On Monday 5 March protests began in the Republic of Moldova against changing the constitutional name of the state language from Moldovan to Romanian. Last week, the parliament of the Republic of Moldova supported a bill to change the name of the language by a simple majority in its first reading. However, to …

7×7 Dental Implant & Oral Surgery Specialists (2023-03-08). Wednesday 4/5: Always April – Free Oral Cancer Screening Event. indybay.org 99 W Portal Ave | San Francisco, CA 94127…

americanthinker (2023-03-08). Artificial Intelligence Can't Replace Your Doctor. americanthinker.com Artificial Intelligence—lacking judgment, intuition, and compassion—can't replace your doctor.

americanthinker (2023-03-08). Should the GOP Adopt Ballot Harvesting? americanthinker.com Why shouldn't the GOP do its own ballot harvesting?

americanthinker (2023-03-08). The Many Lies of the Housing Crisis Alarmists. americanthinker.com Residents of the suburbs and their elected officials are waking up to the fact that they are under attack.

americanthinker (2023-03-08). The Multi-Pronged Attack on Christianity. americanthinker.com Why are leftists, whose "values" are antithetical to Islam, so keen on advocating for Muslims?

americanthinker (2023-03-08). The Sneaky Way Big Tech Abuses Children. americanthinker.com The government isn't challenging these companies. They're not regulating themselves. Only besieged parents are making the effort.

americanthinker (2023-03-08). Trump Is Leader of Republican Party… and America. americanthinker.com America has become a shell of its former self. When the opportunity to take back America arrives, a proven commodity is essential, and there is only one person with the track record to prove they are up for the job.

americanthinker (2023-03-08). A lot of major Democrat donors have a couple things in common. americanthinker.com And the questions the media aren't asking.

americanthinker (2023-03-08). DeSantis's State of the State Address to the Florida Legislature Tuesday sure looked like a campaign item. americanthinker.com Governor Ron DeSantis currently is the only credible rival to Donald Trump for the 2024 GOP presidential nomination. As such, his State of the State address on Tuesday was a de facto part of a campaign that has not even been announced.

americanthinker (2023-03-08). In Matamoros, was it mistaken I.D., or were the Americans specially targeted? americanthinker.com Most of the dominant narrative says the horrific ordeal was the result of an accidential misidentification. Don't be so sure of that.

americanthinker (2023-03-08). Kamala Harris's hate-filled childhood. americanthinker.com Apparently, she was taught "conservatives are bad" from a very young age.

americanthinker (2023-03-08). National Review plays defense for J6 Committee, attacks Tucker Carlson. americanthinker.com Dont ask too many questions, buster.

americanthinker (2023-03-08). NBC Journalist tweets that life was grand before white people ruined 'this land'. americanthinker.com Did "indigenous peoples" really "emphasize" the "freedom to love who you love" for "thousands of years?"

americanthinker (2023-03-08). The Democrats' strategy to dismiss the uncensored J6 videos evolves. americanthinker.com Panic caused the first strategy to be discarded in a matter of hours.

americanthinker (2023-03-08). Tucker Carlson debunks the Democrat hoax of the deadly insurrection — Part Deux. americanthinker.com So much for all those so-called "threats" to democracy.

AROC (2023-03-08). Tuesday 3/7: Demand SFUSD Implement EID Muslim Holiday. indybay.org 555 Franklin St. | San Francisco…

Ashley Curtin (2023-03-08). International pharmaceutical company announces $35 cap on insulin in the US. nationofchange.org The changes, which represent a 70 percent decrease in price, will go into effect at the end of 2023.

Carlos Aznarez (2023-03-08). Venezuela: Missing Hugo Chávez. orinocotribune.com By Carlos Aznárez — Mar 5, 2023 | Ten years have already passed without Comandante Hugo Chávez and his overwhelming drive to explain to the people what the Revolution to be built is all about. Yes, the Revolution with capital letters, which is not the same as appealing to the reformist or social-democratic shortcuts to which some try to accustom us. Because if there is something that Chávez became clear, it is that for any society to grow seriously, develop, and generate a dignified life for its people, attitudes or possibilities are not enough: it is necessary to turn everything upside down and generate a d…

Dave DeCamp (2023-03-08). Congressional Progressive Caucus Urges 'Yes' Vote on Syria War Powers Resolution. news.antiwar.com The Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) is urging all of its members in the House of Representatives to vote "yes" on a Syria War Powers Resolution introduced by Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) scheduled to be voted on Wednesday. The resolution would direct President Biden to withdraw all US troops from Syria within 180 days. According to …

Dr. Peter McCullough (2023-03-08). Why the Body Attacks Itself After COVID-19 Vaccination. globalresearch.ca

Dr. William Makis (2023-03-08). 21-Year Old Twitch Star Kyedae Shymko Was Diagnosed with Leukemia — A Blood Cancer That Is Skyrocketing Among Children & Young Adults. globalresearch.ca

Dr. William Makis (2023-03-08). Virgin Australia Flight from Adelaide to Perth Forced to Make Emergency Landing as First Officer Suffered Heart Attack 30 Minutes After Departure on March 3, 2023. globalresearch.ca

____ (2023-03-08). FAST makes great strides in pulsar spotting. ecns.cn The Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope, the world's largest single dish telescope, has discovered over 740 pulsars, said Jiang Peng, chief engineer of the telescope and a deputy to the 14th National People's Congress.

____ (2023-03-08). NASA's Curiosity rover captures first sun rays on Mars. ecns.cn NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has for the first time captured sun rays on Mars, the agency said on Monday.

____ (2023-03-08). Gender wage gap narrows, but work discrimination remains. ecns.cn Despite progress being made in narrowing the income gap between men and women in the past few years, many women still face impediments to their career development based on factors such as gender discrimination and marital status, according to a recent report.

____ (2023-03-08). FIFA unveils official poster for Women's WC. ecns.cn The official poster of the Women's World Cup 2023 was unveiled in outdoor gallery installations in Australia and New Zealand, the hosts for the event, FIFA announced on Tuesday.

____ (2023-03-08). Xi stresses enhancing integrated national strategies, strategic capabilities. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday stressed opening new ground for enhancing integrated national strategies and strategic capabilities.

Dr. William Makis (2023-03-08). Virgin Australia Flight from Adelaide to Perth Forced to Make Emergency Landing as First Officer Suffered Heart Attack 30 Minutes After Departure on March 3, 2023. globalresearch.ca

____ (2023-03-08). FAST makes great strides in pulsar spotting. ecns.cn The Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope, the world's largest single dish telescope, has discovered over 740 pulsars, said Jiang Peng, chief engineer of the telescope and a deputy to the 14th National People's Congress.

____ (2023-03-08). NASA's Curiosity rover captures first sun rays on Mars. ecns.cn NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has for the first time captured sun rays on Mars, the agency said on Monday.

____ (2023-03-08). Gender wage gap narrows, but work discrimination remains. ecns.cn Despite progress being made in narrowing the income gap between men and women in the past few years, many women still face impediments to their career development based on factors such as gender discrimination and marital status, according to a recent report.

____ (2023-03-08). FIFA unveils official poster for Women's WC. ecns.cn The official poster of the Women's World Cup 2023 was unveiled in outdoor gallery installations in Australia and New Zealand, the hosts for the event, FIFA announced on Tuesday.

____ (2023-03-08). Xi stresses enhancing integrated national strategies, strategic capabilities. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday stressed opening new ground for enhancing integrated national strategies and strategic capabilities.

____ (2023-03-08). I have witnessed rapid development of Tibet power industry: NPC deputy. ecns.cn "My hometown is County in Qamdo Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region. I used oil lamps when I was a child and had electric lights during elementary and middle school, but at that time, power outages were frequent. Nowadays, Tibet definitely does not lack electricity, " said ‚ÄÇZhaxi Nyima…

____ (2023-03-08). Woman power: female volunteer team plays significant role in helping families in need in Hebei. ecns.cn A women volunteer team in Gushanzi village in Chengde City, Hebei Province, has provided service for at least 23 families in difficulties since 2020.

____ (2023-03-08). Hong Kong to provide stronger support for women development: John Lee. ecns.cn Hong Kong Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiu stated on Wednesday that he values and recognizes the contribution made by women and hopes to provide stronger support and assistance for their development.

____ (2023-03-08). People's congress system displays tremendous vitality, strength. ecns.cn The people's congress system has been brought into full play in the past five years and displayed tremendous vitality and strengths in practice.

____ (2023-03-08). U.S. defense secretary arrives in Iraq unannounced for anti-IS discussion. ecns.cn U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin arrived unannounced in Baghdad on Tuesday to discuss the fight against the extremist Islamic State (IS) militant group and expand the partnership with Iraq.

____ (2023-03-08). Scenery of Duku highway in snow-covered mountain in Xinjiang. ecns.cn The 560-km highway, connecting Dushanzi in the northern area of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and Kuqa County in the south, runs through glaciers landscape, forests, and grasslands.

____ (2023-03-08). World's first integrated LNG core process modules completed. ecns.cn All 35 process modules of the world's first integrated core process have been delivered. The first phase of the project includes two production lines with the annual output of around 14 million tons.

____ (2023-03-08). Insights | Chinese tourists to revitalize global tourism consumption. ecns.cn

Fidencio Aldama Solidarity Group (2023-03-08). Message from Fidencio Aldama to the Assembly of the National Indigenous Congress. indybay.org Message from Fidencio Aldama to the national assembly of the National Indigenous Congress held on the 4-5 of March, 2023, in Tehuacán, Puebla.

Fight Back (2023-03-08). Community rallies against environmental racism, opposes Roof Depot demolition. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – On Sunday, March 5, residents of the south Minneapolis neighborhood of East Phillips and supporters marched to celebrate community and fight against an environmentally racist project. | The city of Minneapolis, with support from Mayor Jacob Frey, plans to expand its existing public works yard in the neighborhood by demolishing the Roof Depot building. The Roof Depot is a former EPA Superfund site and within the Minneapolis Southside Green Zone, an area identified by the city as having "high levels of environmental pollution" and "racial, political, and economic marginalization." | The city's pro…

Fight Back (2023-03-08). Minneapolis protesters rally against the crisis of anti-abortion centers. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – Over 30 protesters rallied in front of the newly opened First Care Pregnancy Center in the Phillips neighborhood on March 4 to demand an end to state funding for anti-abortion centers. | Often referred to as "crisis pregnancy centers", or CPCs, anti-abortion centers offer faith-based and ideologically motivated coercion to prevent pregnant people from accessing abortion services, all under the guise of offering medical services for pregnant individuals. | The website for New Life Family Services, the parent company of First Care, states, "Through practical and spiritual counsel, we provide educ…

Grupo en Solidaridad con Fidencio Aldama (2023-03-08). Mensaje de Fidencio Aldama a la asamblea del Congreso Nacional Indígena. indybay.org Mensaje de Fidencio Aldama a la asamblea nacional del Congreso Nacional Indígena, 4-5 de marzo de 2023, Tehuacán, Puebla.

IndyRadio (2023-03-08). FCC Nominee Gig Sohn Throws In the Towel. indybay.org I could not have imagined that legions of cable and media industry lobbyists, their bought-and-paid-for surrogates, and dark money political groups with bottomless pockets would distort my over 30-year history as a consumer advocate into an absurd caricature of blatant lies. The unrelenting, dishonest and cruel attacks on my character and my career as an advocate for the public interest have taken an enormous toll on me and my family.

Jacqueline Kriz (2023-03-08). End violence against women, say unionists on International Women's Day. greenleft.org.au "End violence against women" was the theme of the Geelong Women Unionists Network's 21st International Women's Day breakfast, reports Jacqueline Kriz.

Jake Johnson (2023-03-08). Democrats implore Biden to reject 'callous and inhumane' migrant family detention. nationofchange.org "Putting children and their parents behind barbed wire to deter them from seeking safety should shock the conscience of every American who believes in fairness, safety, and basic human dignity for all people."

John Goodman (2023-03-08). Jimmy Carter's Man in Sudan. juancole.com Strasbourg, France (Special to Informed Comment) — I am not quite able to remember the first time I met President Carter, but I do remember when I first went to see him at his home in Plains. It was the fall of 2016 and I was thirty-six. I had been a mid-level staffer at The …

John Mullen (2023-03-08). France: Macron plays "double or nothing" on pension attacks. greenleft.org.au After a three-week period of relative calm, all trade union federations in France called on workers "to bring France to a standstill" on March 7. Key workers' sectors promised ongoing strikes, reports John Mullen.

Mary Merkenich (2023-03-08). Workers need unions to take action over inflation, cost-of-living pressures. greenleft.org.au Given how many are being crunched by the cost-of-living crisis, public sentiment would be on the unions' side if they took united action for wage rises, argues Mary Merkenich.

Megan Squire, Michael Edison Hayden (2023-03-08). 'Absolutely Bonkers': Inside Infowars' Money Machine. splcenter.org The text messages from Alex Jones' phone show how Infowars sowed hatred, fear and lies, while also selling products to its audience, some at markups as high as 900%.

Nick Cunningham (2023-03-08). Major gas utility is pouring money into reversing an Oregon city's electric-only mandate. nationofchange.org Climate advocates who see this strategy playing out in Eugene are concerned that NW Natural and its affiliates may spend enormous sums to convince the public to overturn the mandate.

Nova Sobieralski (2023-03-08). Why we need to protest transphobic hate speech. greenleft.org.au Counterprotests have been organised against transphobic agitator Kellie-Jay Keen, who wants her tour of Australia to be a galvanising force for the small far-right and trans-exclusionary movement. Nova Sobieralski reports.

Peoples Dispatch (2023-03-08). Brazilian government orders investigation into undeclared jewelry gifted to Bolsonaro's wife. peoplesdispatch.org A former government official tried to bring undeclared jewelry amounting to USD$3.2 million into the country, a gift from the Saudi Arabian government to Bolsonaro's wife…

Peoples Dispatch (2023-03-08). Daily Round Up — Protests continue in France over pension reforms & other stories. peoplesdispatch.org In today's episode, we look at protests continuing in France over pension reforms, Israeli airstrikes hit quake-hit Syria, 23 Cop City protesters charged with domestic terrorism in the US and Palestinian prisoners complete 20 days of civil disobedience.

Peoples Dispatch (2023-03-08). Protesters charged with terrorism in Atlanta. peoplesdispatch.org At least 23 protesters have been charged with domestic terrorism amid a week of action against the construction of

Rebecca Burns (2023-03-08). Campaign Cash Goes In, Late Fees Come Out. levernews.com

Rescue Pacifica (2023-03-08). Saturday 3/11: KPFA Pacifica Press Conference To Denounce Violation Of Bylaws & Sale Of KPFK. indybay.org KPFK | 1929 MLK Blvd/University | Berkeley…

Staff (2023-03-08). Color coup photo gallery: from Belgrade to Tbilisi and back again. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com

Staff (2023-03-08). State Department, EU, NED searching palette for new color for Georgian coup. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Attempts were made to filter out pro-Western, anti-government bias with the use of ellipses. — RR ==== Civil GeorgiaMarch 8, 2023 Tbilisi Lives the Night of Protest, Violence Already tense discussions about the imminent passing of the draft law "On Transparency of Foreign Funding," also known as the "foreign agent law," have descended into scenes …

Staff (2023-03-08). Ultimatum: Western operatives give Georgian parliament one hour to withdraw bill. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Rustavi2March 8, 2023 Withdraw the Draft Law from the Parliament and release the people arrested yesterday — ·Éêccording to Giorgi Vashadze, they give the Government 1 hour People protesting against the so-called agents draft laws addressed the Government with 2 demands, which was voiced by the leader of Strategy Aghmashenebeli at the rally in front …

Robert Reich (2023-03-08). Debunking 'no one wants to work anymore'. nationofchange.org Instead of saying "no one wants to work anymore," we should be saying, "no one wants to be exploited anymore."

Roger D. Harris (2023-03-08). Havana Syndrome Case Cracked. orinocotribune.com By Roger D. Harris — Mar 6, 2023 | Even before the attack on the homeland of the The Havana Syndrome was first reported in Cuba in 2016. The mysterious malady initially afflicted US embassy staff in Havana, especially those attached to intelligence missions. It then spread to Canadian embassy officials. The sudden headaches, debilitating dizziness, and hearing excruciatingly painful sounds struck both at work and at home. Oddly, the Cubans themselves appe…

Ryan Cristián (2023-03-08). January 6th Was Always A Very Clear Government Operation & Important TN Bill/Dioxin Follow Up. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (3/8/23). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth

Staff (2023-03-08). Things to Learn from Daniel Ellsberg. davidswanson.org

Susanne Ramirez de Arellano (2023-03-08). Jenniffer González Is More of the Same — and Probably Worse (OPINION). latinorebels.com González and Puerto Rico Gov. Pedro Pierluisi, both of the ruling PNP, seemed united at a recent rally in San Juan, even as she schemes to replace him in 2024. If González is willing to stab her party's president in the back to take his job, how far would she go to keep it?

The Associated Press (2023-03-08). Women Enlist in Colombia's Army for First Time in 25 Years. latinorebels.com After a 25-year ban, the Colombian army is once again allowing women to join its ranks through voluntary military service, which is a requirement for men.

WSWS (2023-03-08). Show us the full Caterpillar-UAW contract! Workers have a right to know what's in the agreement! wsws.org The Caterpillar Rank-and-File Committee is demanding that the full contract be released online and workers given another week to study it.

WSWS (2023-03-08). Australian rate rise offensive shows necessity for SEP's socialist campaign. wsws.org Millions of people—both homebuyers and renters—face severe financial stress and the danger of losing their homes, compounded by the soaring cost of living.

WSWS (2023-03-08). Stop the pension cuts and the war, bring down the Macron government! wsws.org Yesterday, around 3 million workers went on strike and marched in cities across France on calls to "block the economy" and force a stop to President Emmanuel Macron's pension cuts.

WSWS (2023-03-08). The way forward after collapse of School Strike for Climate movement in Australia. wsws.org The perspective of appealing to governments has failed. The alternative is a turn to the growing struggles of the working class to overturn the profit system, the root cause of the climate crisis.

WSWS (2023-03-08). Deutsche Post strike ballot: Postal Workers Action Committee call for strike receives strong support. wsws.org The call by…

WSWS (2023-03-08). Six months without a contract: New York City educators must take the struggle into their own hands. wsws.org The rank-and-file educators' committee is fighting to mobilize teachers and all city workers against the Democrats' demands for austerity.

WSWS (2023-03-08). Norfolk Southern offers pittance to cover East Palestine, Ohio residents' hotel costs after derailment. wsws.org The move is a fig leaf which will do nothing to alleviate the long-term effects of the disaster on residents, the health effects of which will linger for years.

WSWS (2023-03-08). Norfolk Southern offers pittance to cover East Palestine, Ohio residents' hotel costs. wsws.org The move is a fig leaf which will do nothing to alleviate the long-term effects of the disaster on residents, the health effects of which will linger for years.

WSWS (2023-03-08). UAW tells Caterpillar workers it will not distribute full contract at informational meetings: "It was a propaganda show mixed with passive-aggressive bullying" wsws.org Caterpillar workers are being met with an information brick wall when they inquire about the full details of the agreement at phony "informational meetings" held by the UAW.

WSWS (2023-03-08). UAW tells Caterpillar workers it will not release the full contract at informational meetings: "It was a propaganda show mixed with passive-aggressive bullying" wsws.org Caterpillar workers are being met with an information brick wall when they inquire about the full details of the agreement at phony "informational meetings" held by the UAW.

WSWS (2023-03-08). Hundreds of thousands strike and protest Greece's mass train crash deaths. wsws.org Hundeds of thousands walked out on strike and protested in Greece Wednesday, amid a surge of anger over the deaths of 57 people in the February 28 Tempi train crash.

WSWS (2023-03-08). A call to action to all autoworkers: Join the Dana Workers' Rank-and-File Committee. wsws.org To all workers at Dana and beyond: We have the right to abolish the UAW bureaucracy because it takes our dues money and is not representing us. Therefore we the rank-and-file must begin representing ourselves.

WSWS (2023-03-08). Residents of California's San Bernardino County trapped by snow for days with no help. wsws.org A flurry of cold weather and blizzards brought monumental amounts of snow which have trapped many residents in their homes and without road access for more than a week.

WSWS (2023-03-08). Scottish teachers offered 28 months of pay cuts—Vote NO! wsws.org Representing 80 percent of Scottish teachers, the EIS is set on suppressing their struggle as soon as possible…

WSWS (2023-03-08). Fed chair tells Congress interest rate hikes will continue. wsws.org In the prepared remarks for his testimony, Jerome Powell indicated the Fed's actions so far had not slowed the economy to the extent it wants in order to suppress wages to the level it considers necessary.

WSWS (2023-03-08). Fed chair tells Congress interest rate hikes will increase. wsws.org In the prepared remarks for his testimony, Jerome Powell indicated the Fed's actions so far had not slowed the economy to the extent it wants in order to suppress wages to the level it considers necessary.

WSWS (2023-03-08). The Swimmers: Images of the horrific refugee crisis. wsws.org The Swimmers' principal focus is the horrific plight of refugees in the most immediate and direct sense. As of May 2022, the total number worldwide had reached an astronomical 100 million.

WSWS (2023-03-08). Communication Workers Union deepens collusion with Royal Mail to prepare strike sell-out. wsws.org The CWU re-entered backroom negotiations with Royal Mail at the arbitration service ACAS, which have produced a blueprint for suppressing strike action and paved the way for increased workloads and reduced staffing levels.

Youth Speaks San Francisco (2023-03-08). Friday 3/10: Youth Speaks Teen Poetry Slam Finals. indybay.org The Herbst Theater 401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102…

Fight Back (2023-03-08). Tampa students arrested, brutalized by university police while protesting cuts to Diversity Equity and Inclusion. fightbacknews.org Tampa, FL – On Monday, March 6, students at the University of South Florida marched to the president's office to protest attacks against Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion programs by Governor Ron DeSantis. Led by Tampa Bay Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), the protesters marched to the building that houses the president's office and occupied the lobby to demand a meeting with the president. | "Attacks on DEI programs affect the entire USF student body, but DeSantis has been specifically targeting Black history, gender studies and trans students," said SDS member Lauren Pineiro. DeSantis' most rece…

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2023-03-08). Secret COINTELPRO Plot to Infiltrate and Destroy the American Indian Movement: "We Wanted Them to Kill Each Other"—FBI Agent Admits After 5 Decades of Silence. covertactionmagazine.com February 27 through May 8 marks the 50th anniversary of the occupation by the American Indian Movement (AIM) of Wounded Knee on the Oglala Lakota Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota, the site of the last great massacre of the Indian Wars in December, 1890. In a 2019 documentary that aired on PBS, From Wounded …

Kevin Gosztola (2023-03-08). A Conversation With Dan Ellsberg On Assange And The State Of Journalism. shadowproof.com Daniel has spent many decades sharing not only his experiences as a Nixon-era whistleblower but also showing support for fellow whistleblowers, who have faced similar attacks. He testified at the extradition trial against Assange in the United Kingdom in September 2020.

Rachel Hu, Chris Garaffa (2023-03-08). CovertAction Bulletin: Who are the Real Terrorists? Stop Cop City and Jim Crow Legislation in Mississippi. covertactionmagazine.com Thirty five people were arrested and twenty three charged with domestic terrorism at a music festival gathering that was part of the a week of action to stop Cop City. Cop City, as it is known by activists, is a $90 million dollar police militarization facility in Atlanta, and activists for the past two years have been occupying the forest where it is being built…

unitedEditor (2023-03-08). Why and how is the US shifting gears in the international stage? unitedworldint.com States and state systems have a life cycle just like human beings, say experts like Ibn Khaldun. In fact, one can determine that phenomenon on one's own even without the likes of Ibn Khaldun. Even a brief glance at all the states throughout recorded history can confirm this "cycle of life" very clearly. This brief …

unitedEditor (2023-03-08). The US is rocking another Maidan in Georgia. unitedworldint.com We spoke about the protests in Georgia against the government with the Director of the Center for Islamic Studies of the Caucasus Shota Apkhaidze. Currently in Tbilisi, the Georgian political scientist Apkhaidze explained the reasons and future of the protests to United World International. How do you interpret the recent incidents in Georgia? The Georgian …

Liberation Staff Houston (2023-03-08). Interview with Houston activist fighting mayor's attacks on food programs for homeless. liberationnews.org Liberation News speaks with Shere Dore, an organizer with Food Not Bombs Houston. Dore has been advocating for the city's homeless for over a decade.

Brian Mazelis (2023-03-08). Temple University graduate workers enter their second month of strike. liberationnews.org "Shame! Shame! Shame!" Since January 31, this has been the message from Temple University Graduate Students' Association (TUGSA), AFL-CIO Local 6290 to its administration, in particular to University President Jason Wingard, as the workers have continued to strike for higher wages, dependent healthcare, and comprehensive parental leave.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-03-08). Expresidente peruano Pedro Castillo denuncia injusto secuestro. telesurtv.net "Niego rotunda y categóricamente que soy autor y formo parte de una red criminal, el único delito que he cometido es servir a mi país", afirmó Castillo.

Staff (2023-03-08). El jefe de gobierno de la ciudad de Buenos Aires promete cerrar el Ministerio de la Mujer si es electo presidente. cubadebate.cu El alcalde de la ciudad de Buenos Aires, Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, aseguró que si llega a la Presidencia cerrará el Ministerio de las Mujeres, Géneros y Diversidad, por considerar que su existencia solo genera "más burocracia". El candidato realizó esa promesa justo el día previo al 8M, cuando se espera una jornada de lucha que tendrá repercusiones en el país suramericano.

Staff (2023-03-08). Las 3 del día: Entrevista al pelotero Yariel Rodríguez y las noticias del 7 de marzo (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu Sean bienvenidos a las 3 del día, el podcast de Cubadebate que resume lo más importante que ha sido noticia hoy en Cuba y el mundo. Este 7 de marzo nos acompañan los periodistas Darío Extremera y Yilena Héctor. Comenzamos con dos noticias de nuestro gremio, después nos vamos al escenario internacional y cerramos el podcast con declaraciones del lanzador Yariel Rodríguez.

Staff (2023-03-08). Periodistas cubanos compartieron experiencias sobre modelos de gestión editorial y económica. cubadebate.cu La actividad, inscrita en la jornada de celebraciones por el Día de la Prensa Cubana, tuvo lugar en el Instituto Internacional de Periodismo José Martí y profundizó en las complejidades, claves y aciertos de concebir entornos mediáticos más cercanos a sus públicos y función social, a la vez que sostenibles desde la esfera económica y de contenidos.

Staff (2023-03-08). Argentina: 52 mujeres fueron asesinadas en el primer bimestre de 2023. cubadebate.cu Un total de 52 mujeres fueron asesinadas en Argentina en el primer bimestre de 2023, según un informe que publicó este lunes el Observatorio de Femicidios "Adriana Marisel Zambrano". El 37% de las víctimas tenía entre 19 y 30 años, y como consecuencia, 45 hijos quedaron sin madre, de los cuales el 58% son menores de edad.

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2023-03-08). Fuerzas israelíes asesinan a seis palestinos en Jenín, Cisjordania. telesurtv.net Las autoridades sanitarias señalaron que dos de los heridos están en estado crítico tras recibir impactos de proyectiles.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-03-08). Asesinan a nueve personas en región central de Honduras. telesurtv.net Las nueve personas, que al parecer serían miembros de una misma familia, regresaban a su comunidad cuando los atacaron a tiros.

teleSUR, lvm, JGN (2023-03-08). Bolivia reporta 39 decesos por la enfermedad del dengue. telesurtv.net Según el organismo boliviano, existe "una reducción drástica de contagios pero hay que mantenerse alerta".

teleSUR, nbb, JCM (2023-03-08). Al menos 15 muertos deja explosión en Bangladés. telesurtv.net El alto funcionario de la policía, Hayatul Islam Khan, dijo que ya habían iniciado el proceso de investigación para aclarar las causas de la explosión.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-03-08). Siria condena el ataque de Israel contra el aeropuerto de Alepo. telesurtv.net El ente llamó la atención sobre la gravedad del hecho, que puso fuera de servicio a la instalación.

Staff (2023-03-08). Lena Loshkina: La solidaridad con nombre de mujer rusa. cubadebate.cu Tener frente a Lena Loshkina hoy, en la sede de la misión diplomática cubana en Rusia, (desde el típico retrato que construyen su piel blanquísima y su pelo rubio, con una risa y una alegría que parecen no faltarle nunca), pretende conocer qué retos asume en 2023 la coordinadora del Comité Ruso por la Eliminación del Bloqueo de los EE.UU. a Cuba.

Staff (2023-03-08). Explosión en edificio de Daca, Bangladés, deja al menos 15 muertos. cubadebate.cu Una explosión en el interior de un edificio de siete plantas en Daca, capital de Bangladés, dejó al menos 15 muertos y varios heridos por la caída de escombros y cristales rotos este martes. Dinomoni Sharma, un funcionario del cuerpo de bomberos, dijo que en el inmueble había varias tiendas de artículos sanitarios y del hogar.

Staff (2023-03-08). Holguín presenta nómina para 62 Serie Nacional de Béisbol. cubadebate.cu Los Cachorros de Holguín presentaron su nómina oficial de 40 jugadores para la sexagésima segunda Serie Nacional de Béisbol, que comenzará el 22 de marzo. El roster presenta 11 novatos. Destacan jugadores como Yordan Manduley, Edilse Silva, Jorge Luis Peña, Wilson Paredes y Michel Cabrera.

Staff (2023-03-08). Los Lakers retiran el dorsal de Pau Gasol. cubadebate.cu Los Angeles Lakers retiraron el dorsal 16 de Pau Gasol, que jugó en el equipo entre 2008 y 2014, periodo en el que fue campeón de la NBA en dos ocasiones. El español, que disputó sus últimos partidos en 2021, con el FC Barcelona, es el primer jugador no estadounidense a quien los Lakers conceden este honor.

Staff (2023-03-08). ONG contabiliza más de 100 tiroteos masivos este año en Estados Unidos. cubadebate.cu La ONG Gun Violence Archive informó este lunes que en lo que va de 2023 han sido registrados en Estados Unidos 102 tiroteos masivos. Según las estadísticas, cada dos días ocurren tres ataques masivos con armas de fuego. Han reportado 7 516 muertes por disparos en EE.UU. desde enero hasta el 6 de marzo.

Staff (2023-03-08). Una reflexión sobre el Día internacional de la mujer. cubadebate.cu Tengo la impresión de que no son muchas las compañeras que conocen el nombre de quien propuso esa fecha, el 8 de marzo, y sobre todo sus razones. Por si no lo conocen, es importante traerla al orden del día. Quien lo hizo fue Clara Zetkin, alemana, militante del ala izquierda de la socialdemocracia y, una vez creado, dirigente del Partido Comunista Alemán hasta la llegada de Hitler al poder.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-03-08). Camión golpea multitud y deja 3 muertos en Corea del Sur. telesurtv.net Doce personas sufrieron heridas leves, que también fueron enviadas a hospitales cercanos para recibir tratamiento.

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2023-03-08). Presidente Putin felicita a mujeres rusas en Día Internacional. telesurtv.net El mandatario afirmó que "esta fecha, que se conmemora en muchos países, es para Rusia un día especial, lleno de amor".

teleSUR, JGN (2023-03-08). Mujeres argentinas reclaman democratización de la justicia. telesurtv.net La concentración ocurrió en la víspera del 8 de marzo, cuando se conmemora el Día Internacional de la Mujer, por lo que los oradores esencialmente fueron mujeres.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-03-08). Director de Unidad de Protección de Colombia sufre atentado. telesurtv.net El mandatario colombiano pidió a la Fiscalía agilizar las investigaciones por la agresión de la que Rodríguez fue víctima este martes.

teleSUR, Líl Rodríguez (2023-03-08). Un Alemán cubano: Manolo Monterrey. telesurtv.net Hay músicos, ciudadanos del Caribe, que hicieron de Venezuela su terruño entrañable. Llegaron al país, unos buscando oportunidades, otros llamados por amigos, colegas, otros escapando de alguna situación difícil. Pasó con Billo Frómeta, con Porfi Jiménez, con Rafael Minaya y pasó con Manolo Monterrey el alegre guarachero.

teleSUR, odr, JGN (2023-03-08). øPor qué se conmemora el Día Internacional de la Mujer. telesurtv.net La conmemoración está atravesada por la lucha de mujeres proletarias, aunque las demandas y los anhelos que datan desde hace décadas, están en parte resueltos.

Peter Koenig (2023-03-08). Cómo el presidente de Perú fue "removido" por "fuerzas externas". Klaus Schwab en su mejor momento. globalizacion.ca La entrevista fue publicada por primera vez en español por "El Salto Diario". Fue organizado por Julioa Zamarrón en Lima, Perú, con la colaboración de Irene Zugasti He Zugasti Hervás y Pablo Elorduy en Madrid. La traducción al alemán fue…

teleSUR, MER (2023-03-08). Fiscalía de Perú ratifica pedido de prisión contra Pedro Castillo. telesurtv.net El juez supremo Juan Carlos Checkley prevé emitir su decisión el próximo 9 de marzo a las 15H00 (hora local).

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-03-08). Registran explosión en planta química de Ohio, EE.UU. telesurtv.net El menos cinco departamentos de bomberos de la región tuvieron atendieron el llamado de la explosión en la planta y su posterior incendio.

Staff (2023-03-08). Hoy en la Mesa Redonda: Clásico Mundial de Béisbol. mesaredonda.cubadebate.cu Glorias del béisbol y periodistas deportivos analizarán este miércoles en la Mesa redonda las posibilidades de Cuba en el Clásico Mundial tras su primera derrota y los equipos favoritos de este torneo.

Staff (2023-03-08). Díaz-Canel asiste a Asamblea General de la Unión de Informáticos de Cuba. cubadebate.cu El presidente cubano, Miguel Díaz-Canel, asistió este miércoles a la clausura de la Segunda Asamblea General de la Unión de Informáticos de Cuba (UIC), en el Palacio de las Convenciones. Durante el evento fue presentado el nuevo Consejo Nacional electo de la UIC y su Junta Directiva para 2023- 2028. Además, fue ratificada Ailyn Febles Estrada como presidenta nacional.

Staff (2023-03-08). Justicia boliviana autoriza procesar a Jeanine àÅñez de manera ordinaria, sin privilegios. cubadebate.cu La justicia boliviana autorizó el proceso penal ordinario, sin privilegios, contra la expresidenta de facto, Jeanine àÅñez, por las muertes producto de la represión durante su breve mandato.

Staff (2023-03-08). Ministro cubano de Comercio Exterior y la Inversión Extranjera se reunió con altas autoridades cataríes. cubadebate.cu Este miércoles, el ministro del Comercio Exterior y la Inversión Extranjera, Rodrigo Malmierca, se reunió con altas autoridades cataríes durante su visita oficial a ese país árabe.

Elizabeth Gurley Flynn (2023-03-08). Día Internacional de la Mujer—Hecho en los EE. UU. peoplesworld.org Elizabeth Gurley Flynn (1890-1964), conocida como "La niña rebelde", fue una de las principales activistas laborales y líderes de la lucha por la igualdad de la mujer en el siglo XX. Fue organizadora de Industrial Workers of the World, miembro fundador de la ACLU y, más tarde, presidenta del Partido Comunista de EE. UU. En …

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2023-03-08). Rescatan a más de 100 migrantes a la deriva en el Mediterráneo. telesurtv.net La embarcación se trataba de una lancha neumática de unos doce metros de eslora, cuyo motor dejó de funcionar.

teleSUR, nama, JCM (2023-03-08). Cepal y CAF unen compromisos para impulsar cooperación regional. telesurtv.net La alianza sucede cuando los países de América Latina y el Caribe están siendo golpeados por una secuencia de crisis.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-03-08). Hallan una esfinge sonriente en el Templo de Dandera en Egipto. telesurtv.net Los hallazgos se realizaron dentro de una cabaña de piedra caliza de la época romana excavada en el sur de la nación.

Staff (2023-03-08). Dalvis, única mujer jefa de taller de Transtur en Cuba. cubadebate.cu La historia de la principal empresa transportista del turismo en Cuba, recoge en sus páginas a la licenciada Dalvis Mestre Mustelier, quien se desempeña satisfactoriamente como jefa de taller de la sucursal de Transtur àìmnibus Habana. Dalvis, tus compañeros te enviamos una calurosa felicitación en este 8 de marzo.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-03-08). Ataque armado deja unos 50 muertos en Nigeria. telesurtv.net Benue, uno de los principales productores de alimentos de Nigeria, ha registrado en los últimos años casos de violencia entre los agricultores locales y los pastores fulanis, debido a la escasez de tierra y recursos.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-03-08). Región de Puno inicia un paro en seco contra Gobierno de Perú. telesurtv.net Varias de las entradas y salidas de Juliaca y Ciudad de Puno están bloqueadas por bloqueos.

teleSUR, MER (2023-03-08). Continúan las movilizaciones en Perú contra el Gobierno de Dina Boluarte. telesurtv.net La Defensoría de Perú registró movilizaciones en provincias como Lima Metropolitana, Lampa, Puno, San Román, Carabaya y El Collao.

teleSUR, nama, JCM (2023-03-08). Denuncian racismo en represión contra mujeres indígenas en Perú. telesurtv.net El lanzamiento de gas lacrimógeno por parte de la Policía Nacional a mujeres aimaras y sus bebés ha generado indignación.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-03-08). Crecen tensiones entre Estados Unidos y Corea del Norte. telesurtv.net Washington, en las maniobras militares del lunes junto al ejército surcoreano utilizó un bombardero estratégico B-52H con capacidad para portar armas nucleares.

Staff (2023-03-08). Díaz-Canel: Si no hay vinculación con la base no hay seguimiento a los problemas de la gente. cubadebate.cu Temas como el perfeccionamiento del sistema de trabajo del Gobierno, la implementación de la política de cuadros del Estado y el Gobierno, así como el comportamiento de la Economía al cierre del mes de enero estuvieron en la agenda de la más reciente reunión del Consejo de Ministros, encabezada por el Presidente de la República, y dirigida por el Primer Ministro.

teleSUR, MER (2023-03-08). Presidente venezolano recibe al canciller de Colombia. telesurtv.net El encuentro tuvo como objetivo afianzar las relaciones bilaterales y repasar la agenda de cooperación estratégica entre ambos países.

teleSUR, nama, JCM (2023-03-08). Trabajadores ferroviarios de Grecia extienden huelga tras accidente. telesurtv.net Los manifestantes abogan por mantener el sistema ferroviario abierto, seguro y de calidad en beneficio de la sociedad.

teleSUR, nama, YSM (2023-03-08). Rescatan a 343 migrantes en un tráiler abandonado en México. telesurtv.net Unas 212 personas son de Centroamérica y Ecuador, 28 integran núcleos familiares y 103 son menores no acompañados.

teleSUR, nbb, JCM (2023-03-08). Terremotos en Türkiye dejan pérdidas de 100 mil millones de dólares. twitter.com Cerca de 2.7 millones de personas fueron desplazadas debido a los terremotos y cerca de 600 mil edificios colapsaron.

teleSUR, odr, JGN (2023-03-08). Protestan contra la ley sobre agentes extranjeros en Georgia. telesurtv.net Las protestas se generaron ante la aprobación en primera lectura del proyecto de ley por 76 votos a favor y 13 en contra.

teleSUR- hvh, JCM (2023-03-08). Localizan a estadounidenses secuestrados en Tamaulipas, México. telesurtv.net "Ahorita van las ambulancias y el resto de personal de seguridad a dar el apoyo correspondiente", aseguró la autoridad.

Staff (2023-03-08). Procesos económicos en la producción y distribución agrícola en Cuba, próximo domingo en Cuadrando la Caja. cubadebate.cu Este domingo 16 de marzo, a las 7: 00 p.m., por Canal Caribe, conversaremos sobre procesos económicos en la producción y distribución agrícola en Cuba. Si le cuadra el tema, acompáñenos en nuestro programa Cuadrando la caja. Retransmisiones por el mismo canal martes 9: 30 p.m. y los miércoles a la 9: 00 a.m.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-03-08). Presidenta de Perú declara ante Fiscalía por muertes en protestas. telesurtv.net Aunque habían muchos periodistas en torno al edificio, la jefa de Estado no ofreció declaraciones a los medios.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-03-08). Rusia descarta solución pacífica a conflicto en Ucrania. telesurtv.net Las declaraciones de volcero Peskov se producen cuando las fuerzas rusas avanzan en la toma de la localidad de Bajmut (Artiómovsk para Rusia), en el este de Ucrania.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-03-08). Brasil: aumentan denuncias por trabajo análogo a la esclavitud en 2022. telesurtv.net La semana pasada, más de 200 trabajadores fueron rescatados de un hospedaje en Río Grande del Sur.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-03-08). Presidente de Argentina anuncia envío de fuerzas federales a Rosario. telesurtv.net Se instalarán 600 cámaras de vigilancia con reconocimiento facial de última generación para la ciudad de Rosario.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-03-08). ONU advierte sobre reacción conservadora ante avance de las mujeres. telesurtv.net De acuerdo a la ONU, si no se invierte la tendencia de ataques conservadores "la igualdad de género no se alcanzará en los próximos 300 años".

teleSUR- hvh (2023-03-08). Diputados extienden estado de excepción para sur de Chile. telesurtv.net La renovación por décimo novena ocasión fue aprobada primeramente en el Congreso con 34 votos a favor.

Staff (2023-03-08). Tapia Fonseca chequea la labor de las agencias transitarias. cubadebate.cu

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