Daily Archives: March 22, 2023

2023-03-22: News Headlines

____ (2023-03-22). Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin jointly meet the press. ecns.cn On 21 March local time, President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin jointly met the press after their talks at the Kremlin in Moscow.

____ (2023-03-22). Xi, Putin sign joint statement on pre-2030 development plan on priorities in China-Russia economic cooperation. ecns.cn Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin jointly signed and released Tuesday a Joint Statement of the President of the People's Republic of China and the President of the Russian Federation on Pre-2030 Development Plan on Priorities in China-Russia Economic Cooperation at the Kremlin.

____ (2023-03-22). Xi, Putin stress talks as solution to Ukraine crisis. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a joint statement on Tuesday.

Mike Walter (2023-03-22). The Heat: China-Russia Relations. america.cgtn.com President Xi Jinping describes China's relationship with Russia as vigorous, healthy and stable with potential for even deeper cooperation. The Chinese head of state is in Moscow for a three-day state visit that included in-depth talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Tuesday. They …

_____ (2023-03-22). US Supertankers Pose an Environmental Threat to Europe. journal-neo.org

Ramzy Baroud (2023-03-22). Israel Protests Should Not Be Confused With the Palestinian Struggle for Equality. orinocotribune.com By Ramzy Baroud — Mar 16, 2023 | As hundreds of thousands throughout Israel joined anti-government protests, questions began to arise regarding how this movement would affect, or possibly merge, into the broader struggle against the Israeli military occupation and apartheid in Palestine. | Pro-Palestine media outlets shared, with obvious excitement, news about statements made by Hollywood celebrities, like Mark Ruffalo, about the

Binoy Kampmark (2023-03-22). The War Drive Against China. dissidentvoice.org When will this hate-filled nonsense stop? Surveillance balloons treated like evocations of Satan and his card-carrying followers; other innumerable unidentified phenomena that, nonetheless, remain attributable in origin, despite their designation; and then the issue of spying cranes. In the meantime, there has been much finger pointing on the culprit of COVID-19 and the global pandemic. …

Middle East Monitor (2023-03-22). For the first time in US History, Sympathy for Palestinians has overtaken Sympathy for Israelis among Democrats. juancole.com US sympathy for Palestinians at unprecedented level as Israel's image is hit ( Middle East Monitor ) — For the first time in US history, sympathy for Palestinians has overtaken sympathy for Israelis among Democrats, according to the latest Gallup poll. Nearly half of Democrats — 49 per cent — have greater sympathy for Palestinians …

Juan Cole (2023-03-22). No, Mr. Smotrich, Palestinians are not New in History, and all Nationalisms are Modern, including the Israeli. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — Bezalel Smotrich in a speech in Paris over the weekend maintained that there are no Palestinians and that the whole notion of Palestine is no older than a century. This cliocide, a form of genocide involving wiping out the history of a people, has been a common narrative among Zionists …

WSWS (2023-03-22). Georgia's PM warns of World War III, as political tensions grip country. wsws.org Georgia, a tiny nation with a population of just 10.8 million located in the south Caucasus, has long been the object of imperialist meddling, with the US and the EU today seeing it as critical to destabilizing Russia.

_____ (2023-03-22). What Kind of Hackers will the USA Use in the Turkish Elections? journal-neo.org

WSWS (2023-03-22). The March 18 anti-war rally and the dead end of "pressuring" the Democratic Party. wsws.org Behind the demagogy and bluster, the perspective advanced by the speakers was a thoroughly bankrupt one: placing pressure on the Democratic Party, which is spearheading the war.

Anonymous Contributor (2023-03-22). Corvallis Against Fascism: Five Years of Nazi Tears. itsgoingdown.org Five year analysis and reflection on antifascist organizing and community self-defense by Corvallis Antifa. Download PDF HERE This October, Corvallis Antifa will turn five years old. While this pales in comparison to the decades-long tenures of some other Torch Network groups like CenTex-ARA and Rose City Antifa, we recognize that we have outlasted a lot…

Caitlin A. Johnstone (2023-03-22). John Bolton's prominence in the media proves our entire society is diseased. mronline.org In order to narrative-manage the public conversation about the Iraq War on the 20th anniversary of the invasion, those who helped unleash that horror upon our world have briefly paused their relentless torrent of "Ukraine proves the hawks were always right" takes to churn out a deluge of "Actually the Iraq War wasn't based on lies and turned out pretty great after all" takes.

Global Research News (2023-03-22). Selected Articles: Breaking: "Second Russia Offensive" (SRO): Vladimir Sharpens the Cleaver; Volodymyr Fattens the Calf. globalresearch.ca By NATO prophesied a Second Russian Offensive (SRO) on the muddy heals of rasputitsa [Spring]. Then when queried, on February …

Natalia Marques (2023-03-22). Thousands demonstrate in front of White House to demand an end to the US war machine. therealnews.com This story originally appeared in On March 18, on the eve of the 20th anniversary of the 2003 US invasion of Iraq, over 2,500 people representing over 200 organizations gathered in front of the White House to protest the latest war drive: the escalation and prolongation of the war in Ukraine. | The Iraq invasion and the…

Staff (2023-03-22). Andrew Bacevich on China's Rise as Global Superpower & Decline of U.S. Empire After Iraq Invasion. democracynow.org Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin have declared a "new era" in Chinese-Russian relations after meeting in Moscow earlier this week. The two leaders reportedly discussed China's 12-point proposal to end the war in Ukraine, with Putin stating that China's plan could be the basis for a peace agreement. Though he has not yet met with Xi himself, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has recently also expressed a willingness to consider China's peace plan. For more, we speak to Andrew Bacevich, co-founder of the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft,…

Staff (2023-03-22). Britain providing depleted uranium arms to Ukraine risks nuclear collision — Chinese experts. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Global Timesmarch 22, 2023 UK to set 'bad precedent' if depleted uranium ammunition provided to UkraineBy Chen Qingqing Edited by RR If the UK sends controversial shells containing depleted uranium to Ukraine, it will set a dangerous precedent for the conflict, which could also mean an escalation in weapon supplies, Chinese experts said, warning of …

Labor Video Project (2023-03-22). SF Anti-War Protest: Stop The War In Ukraine & WinThe War At Home! indybay.org As part of a national day of protest against the war in Ukraine an anti-war rally was held in San Francisco on March 18, 2023. Speakers talked about the war abroad and the war at home.

Staff (2023-03-22). Headlines for March 22, 2023. democracynow.org China and Russia Display Alliance; Zelensky Asks Beijing to Back Ukraine's Peace Plan, 10 People Indicted for Murdering Irvo Otieno in Hospital During Mental Health Crisis, Philadelphia Will Pay $9.25 Million to Racial Justice Protesters Brutalized by Police in 2020, Biden Designates New National Monuments in Nevada and Texas in Victory for Indigenous Groups, Indigenous Advocates Testify in Court in Bid to Halt Transfer of Oak Flat to Copper Mining Co., Brazilian Forces Evict Illegal Gold Miners from Yanomami Territory in Amazon, Journalists in Ecuador Targeted with Explosive Devices, Uganda Passes Bill Cri…

Editor (2023-03-22). I Am the "US-based Kremlin intermediary" That Tried To Help Tucker Carlson Book An Interview With Putin. scheerpost.com Tucker Carlson accused the NSA of spying on his personal communications when he tried to schedule an interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin. I can corroborate his story.

infobrics (2023-03-22). Sino-Russian technological and military cooperation exponentially strengthens both superpowers' capabilities. infobrics.org China and Russia will further expand their cooperation in areas such as information technologies and advanced AI, involving approximately 80 new projects assessed at over $165 billion. This includes aircraft and machine tools manufacturing, space research and strengthening of military cooperation, including further unification of Moscow's and Beijing's know-how.

infobrics (2023-03-22). BRICS Member States Currently Work on Criteria for Admission of New Members — Senator. infobrics.org This indicates the seriousness of the organization: not to admit everyone at once under unclear principles, Russian Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matviyenko said…

infobrics (2023-03-22). 'Information Shortage Affects Business Opportunities Between Russia and India'. infobrics.org Russian Consul General to South India, Oleg Avdeev, was speaking at the Economic and Investment potential of Altain Region event…

infobrics (2023-03-22). South Africa reaffirms its support for Russia and multipolar world order. infobrics.org Putin says that Russia is "resisting neo-colonial ideology" like Africa.

____ (2023-03-22). Xi, Putin vow to deepen strategic partnership in fruitful talks. ecns.cn Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin, on Tuesday agreed to strengthen bilateral ties based on principles of good-neighborliness, friendship and win-win cooperation, as well as to deepen the China-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination for a new era.

WSWS (2023-03-22). Arbitrator orders Metropolitan Opera to pay soprano Anna Netrebko $200,000 after breaking contract. wsws.org The ruling exposes general manager Peter Gelb's complicity in propaganda for the proxy war against Russia.

____ (2023-03-22). Xi leaves for China after state visit to Russia. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping left here Wednesday morning for China after wrapping up a state visit to Russia.

infobrics (2023-03-22). Turkish-American divergences may hinder Erdogan's reelection. infobrics.org Washington could start a campaign against the incumbent president and clandestinely support opposition and even Kurdish groups.

infobrics (2023-03-22). BRICS Now the Voice for South-South Co-operation. infobrics.org South Africa will be hosting the 15th BRICS Summit in August this year. This will be the second time the summit will be hosted on South African shores since 2018…

infobrics (2023-03-22). Top US lawmaker exposes weaknesses in American defense industry. infobrics.org America's military-industrial complex is unable to produce weapons fast enough to protect allies.

Staff (2023-03-22). NATO's Fortress Europe: Swiss defense chief attends North Atlantic Council for first time. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOMarch 22, 2023 In a historic first, Swiss defence minister joins meeting of NATO's North Atlantic Council Viola Amherd, Swiss Federal Councillor and Head of the Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport, visited NATO Headquarters on Wednesday (22 March 2023) for talks with Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, and to meet with NATO ambassadors. …

Staff (2023-03-22). NATO's two top military command inspect Military Outpost Iraq. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOMarch 22, 2023 The Supreme Allied Commander Europe and the Chair of the NATO Military Committee visit NATO Mission Iraq On 20-21 March 2023, the Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Rob Bauer, and the Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR), General Christopher G. Cavoli, visited NATO Mission Iraq (NMI). During their visit they reviewed …

_____ (2023-03-22). Self-liberation in NATO-Occupied Belgrade. strategic-culture.org

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2023-03-22). NATO Bombed Libya to 'Protect Civilians' 12 Years Ago. This Led to Thousands of Deaths and a Country in Ruins. orinocotribune.com By Moussa Ibrahim — Mar 18, 2023 | The Western war machine only served its own interests in destroying a nation that could liberate Africa | On the 19th of March 2011, the NATO bloc began a violent 8-month long military onslaught of Libya, a sovereign African-Union founding member state, which had enjoyed four decades of stability, prosperity and one of the highest Human Development Index (HDI) scores in all of Africa. | NATO's justification for the aggressive and bloody attack was the now-infamous "protection of civilians" doctrine, formalized under UN Security Council Decree No. 1973. The French Air Force,…

____ (2023-03-22). Chinese-made 50-meter steel rails exported to Europe for first time. ecns.cn A total of 6,500 tons of Chinese-made 50-meter steel rails on Tuesday departed Northeast China's Tianjin for Europe, where they will be used in construction projects on the Hungarian-Serbian railway.

Editor (2023-03-22). Multiculturalism is over in Canada — it's back to Sinophobia. mronline.org How a rogue spy and two reporters are breaking the fragile system for integrating immigrants.

William J. Astore (2023-03-22). A Highway to Peace or a Highway to Hell? The Vast Power of the Military-Industrial-Congressional Complex. juancole.com ( Tomdispatch.com) — In April 1953, newly elected President Dwight D. Eisenhower, a retired five-star Army general who had led the landings on D-Day in France in June 1944, gave his most powerful speech. It would become known as his "Cross of Iron" address. In it, Ike warned of the cost humanity would pay if Cold …

John W. Whitehead, Nisha Whitehead (2023-03-22). Circus Politics Are Intended to Distract Us. dissidentvoice.org There is nothing more dangerous than a government of the many controlled by the few. — Lawrence Lessig, Harvard law professor It is easy to be distracted right now by the bread and circus politics that have dominated the news headlines lately, but don't be distracted. Don't be fooled, not even a little. We're being …

Binoy Kampmark (2023-03-22). Imperial Visits: US Emissaries in the Pacific. dissidentvoice.org For some time, Washington has been losing its spunk in the Pacific. When it comes to the Pacific Islands, a number have not fallen — at least entirely — for the rhetoric that Beijing is there to take, consume, and dominate all. Nor have such countries been entirely blind to their own sharpened interests. This …

Ramzy Baroud (2023-03-22). Israel's Humiliating Expulsion from AU Summit Exposes Its Failed Diplomacy in Africa. mintpressnews.com

Robert S. Becker (2023-03-22). Is pretend politics—hawking a counterfeit self—the ultimate right-wing propaganda? nationofchange.org For "real" Rethugs one looks in vain —/ It's quicksand, whether frauds or insane.

____ (2023-03-22). Boao Forum for Asia 2023 to be held from March 28 to 31. ecns.cn Drone photo taken on March 21, 2023 shows the aerial view of the Boao Forum for Asia International Conference Center in Boao, south China's Hainan Province.

_____ (2023-03-22). Canada and Anti-China Propaganda. journal-neo.org Since 2018, Canada, in complete synchronisation with the United States of America, and under its aegis, has accelerated its anti-China propaganda and hostile actions. This is not so surprising, since the Canadian attitude towards China has changed over the decades depending on the requirements of the global hegemon of the time. Before the Second World […] | –°–æ–æ–±—â–µ–Ω–∏–µ

Chuck Tripp (2023-03-22). A Message From Utah USA to China With Love. indybay.org March 10, 2023 is the 64th anniversary of the Dalai Lama's flight from Tibet to Nepal to escape imprisonment by Mao Tse Tung's Communist Chinese regime.

____ (2023-03-22). Hozon starts NEV startups' biggest overseas shipment. ecns.cn A total of 3,600 electric Neta Vs left the Nansha port in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, on Tuesday for Southeast Asian countries including Thailand, marking the biggest overseas shipment of vehicles among China's NEV startups.

____ (2023-03-22). CATL confirms mass production of cutting-edge batteries. ecns.cn Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd, the world's largest electric vehicle battery maker, confirmed to China Daily that the company has achieved mass production of its cutting-edge Qilin batteries.

____ (2023-03-22). Hong Kong-Changsha high-speed railway to open on April 1. ecns.cn Passengers can get to Hong Kong from Changsha, central China's Hunan Province, through high-speed railway starting from next month as the Hong Kong section of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong high-speed railway is to operate from April 1.

____ (2023-03-22). Taiwan leader's U.S. 'transit' firmly opposed by China. ecns.cn China has made serious demarches to the United States over Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen's planned "transit" through the U.S., Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said on Tuesday, urging the U.S. to cut official exchanges with the region.

____ (2023-03-22). China releases latest preferential tax policies for chip companies. ecns.cn China has released its latest preferential tax policies for chip companies in 2023, as part of its broader push to encourage the development of the homegrown chip industry.

____ (2023-03-22). Ambassadors thumb up fantastic Chinese sceneries at 2023 Discovering China. ecns.cn The launching ceremony of 2023 Discovering China was held in Beijing on Tuesday.

____ (2023-03-22). So-called country reports released by U.S. reflect its double standards: Chinese FM. ecns.cn The China-related content of the 2022 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices is fraught with political lies and ideological prejudice, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said at a press conference on Tuesday.

____ (2023-03-22). Students returned after illegally entering Myanmar. ecns.cn A number of vocational school students from Anhui province who were tempted into entering Myanmar illegally to work have been returned to China.

____ (2023-03-22). Qarhan Salt Lake in Qinghai. ecns.cn Covering an area of 5,856 square kilometers, Qarhan is the largest salt lake in China and boasts abundant deposits of mineral resources.

WSWS (2023-03-22). Top US official visits New Zealand to strengthen ties against China. wsws.org Washington and Canberra are clearly concerned that New Zealand, a key part of the US-led Five Eyes intelligence network, is not sufficiently aligned with the far-advanced preparations for war against China.

____ (2023-03-22). Young Chinese tend to make wills amid social concept changes. ecns.cn The average age of testators continued to decline while among those under 60, people in their thirties accounted for 29.74 percent by 2022, said the 2022 white paper of China Will Registration Center released Tuesday.

____ (2023-03-22). Sandstorm sweeps northern China. ecns.cn Beijing and many other areas in northern China were shrouded in thick sand and dust Wednesday.

____ (2023-03-22). Giant panda Bao Xin dies from multiple organ failure. ecns.cn Giant panda Bao Xin died of multiple organ failure on March 14, the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in southwest China's Sichuan Province announced late Tuesday.

____ (2023-03-22). Insights | U.S. Scholar: China has weathered the storm to maintain growth. ecns.cn As for China's opening up, Einar Tangen, senior fellow at Taihe Institute, told ECNS that the country is the manufacturing hub of the world, which is why it's essential."China produces a tremendous amount of intermediate goods, basic goods, everything from cloth to chemicals, everything that we have from consumer goods to vitamins," he said.

____ (2023-03-22). Sandstorm engulfs north China. ecns.cn Beijing upgraded its yellow sandstorm alert on Wednesday.

____ (2023-03-22). Soldiers patrol on snow-capped plateau. ecns.cn Chinese frontier soldiers walk hand-in-hand on a snow-covered mountain to patrol the border area more than 5,200 above sea level in Ali Prefecture, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, March 21, 2023.

_____ (2023-03-22). Turkey proposes a parallel project, "TANAP-2″… journal-neo.org With the breakthrough of energy links in the South Caucasus from 1994 to 2006, Turkey gained new favorable opportunities for oil and gas extraction and export to the world market (especially to EU countries). Azerbaijan was the first post-Soviet country to gain access to the western shores of the Caspian Sea. Over the past two […] | –°–æ–æ–±—â–µ–Ω–∏–µ

Allen Forrest (2023-03-22). Smartening up about 15-Minute Cities. dissidentvoice.org

Anonymous Contributor (2023-03-22). April 28th — 30th: 2nd Biannual Call for Weekend of Distroing. itsgoingdown.org Call to participate in the face to face dissemination of anarchist ideas and mutual aid materials in public settings. This is a call for anyone and everyone to participate in the 2nd Biannual Weekend of Distroing Shit, taking place anywhere and everywhere you can get away with setting up a table, a blanket, a bench,…

John Rachel (2023-03-22). What Red State vs. Blue State Looks Like to an Ant. dissidentvoice.org Just watching the two major parties ruthlessly claw at and attempt to malign and delegitimize each other, then seeing people now excitedly lining up on one side or the other like opposing Ninja turtle teams is both amusing and frightening. We can count on the talking heads and modern media to regurgitate a story line …

Maximillian Alvarez (2023-03-22). The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's half-year strike. therealnews.com In October of last year, over 100 workers represented by five labor unions—including production, distribution, advertising, and accounts receivable staff—walked off the job on an unfair labor practice strike at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The strike began after the newspaper's management, Block Communications, which is owned by the Block family, cut off health insurance for employees on Oct. 1. As

____ (2023-03-22). Soldiers patrol on snow-capped plateau. ecns.cn Chinese frontier soldiers walk hand-in-hand on a snow-covered mountain to patrol the border area more than 5,200 above sea level in Ali Prefecture, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, March 21, 2023.

_____ (2023-03-22). Turkey proposes a parallel project, "TANAP-2″… journal-neo.org With the breakthrough of energy links in the South Caucasus from 1994 to 2006, Turkey gained new favorable opportunities for oil and gas extraction and export to the world market (especially to EU countries). Azerbaijan was the first post-Soviet country to gain access to the western shores of the Caspian Sea. Over the past two […] | –°–æ–æ–±—â–µ–Ω–∏–µ

Allen Forrest (2023-03-22). Smartening up about 15-Minute Cities. dissidentvoice.org

Anonymous Contributor (2023-03-22). April 28th — 30th: 2nd Biannual Call for Weekend of Distroing. itsgoingdown.org Call to participate in the face to face dissemination of anarchist ideas and mutual aid materials in public settings. This is a call for anyone and everyone to participate in the 2nd Biannual Weekend of Distroing Shit, taking place anywhere and everywhere you can get away with setting up a table, a blanket, a bench,…

John Rachel (2023-03-22). What Red State vs. Blue State Looks Like to an Ant. dissidentvoice.org Just watching the two major parties ruthlessly claw at and attempt to malign and delegitimize each other, then seeing people now excitedly lining up on one side or the other like opposing Ninja turtle teams is both amusing and frightening. We can count on the talking heads and modern media to regurgitate a story line …

Maximillian Alvarez (2023-03-22). The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's half-year strike. therealnews.com In October of last year, over 100 workers represented by five labor unions—including production, distribution, advertising, and accounts receivable staff—walked off the job on an unfair labor practice strike at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The strike began after the newspaper's management, Block Communications, which is owned by the Block family, cut off health insurance for employees on Oct. 1. As

Maximillian Alvarez (2023-03-22). Wendy Brown: Neoliberalism's anti-democratic stealth revolution. therealnews.com

Staff (2023-03-22). The U.S. Owes Iraq "Just Compensation": Muslim Peacemaker Sami Rasouli on 2003 Invasion & Aftermath. democracynow.org As we continue to look back on the 20th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, we're joined by Sami Rasouli, an Iraqi native who immigrated to the United States over 35 years ago and became a successful restaurateur and beloved member of the community in Minneapolis. After the U.S. invasion of his home country in 2003, he moved back to Iraq, where he founded the Muslim Peacemakers, a group that works to promote and practice nonviolent conflict resolution and intervention. Rasouli also founded the American Institute for English in Najaf, which was destroyed by a 2020 bombing. He is working on starting a n…

Staff (2023-03-22). President Maduro Leads New Corruption Investigation, Special PSUV Meeting. orinocotribune.com On Monday, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro chaired a meeting with the national leadership of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) from the Humboldt Hotel, at the Waraira Repano National Park in Caracas, to report on the events developing in recent hours in which the National Anti-Corruption Police arrested various officials, businesspersons, deputies, and presidents of institutions for their alleged involvement in corruption. President Maduro asked the Venezuelan people to give him their full support "in these difficult, bitter, but necessary, unavoidable hours of the fight against mafias and corrup…

Staff (2023-03-22). Gothenburg demonstrates for Palestine against the massacres. samidoun.net On Saturday, 18 March, over 200 people marched through the streets of Gothenburg, Sweden, in solidarity with the Palestinian people against massacres and attacks by the Zionist forces. The demonstration, organized by the coalition of Palestine organizations in the city, also came as part of the International Campaign to Liberate the Remains of Palestinian Martyrs. …

Anita Waters (2023-03-22). Centro Fidel Castro Ruz — Havana's new museum dedicated to Cuban Revolutionary leader's life. peoplesworld.org HAVANA—Throughout his life, Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro famously rejected any public display of himself as the center of a cult of personality. He declared that he wanted no statues, no monuments. Amid the various Che Guevara T-shirts available at tourist markets across Cuba, none depict Fidel. After his death in 2016, officials grappled with the …

Brian Slodysko, Ken Sweet (2023-03-22). Trump, Republicans, and 'moderate' Democrats united to weaken regulations on banks. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON (AP)—Political consultants thought it was a good idea at the time: Red-state Democrats facing grim re-election prospects would join forces with Republicans to slash bank regulations—demonstrating a willingness to work with President Donald Trump while bucking many in their party. That unlikely coalition voted in 2018 to roll back portions of a far-reaching 2010 …

Danny O'Brien (2023-03-22). Starbucks workers keep up the fight in Portland. workers.org Portland, Oregon A March 19 community rally in downtown Portland hailed the unionization efforts and successes of Starbucks Workers United. SWU was joined by Workers World Party, Democratic Socialists of America and Jobs with Justice. The many members of SWU, some of whom gave speeches, came from the locations where . . . |

Eric A. Gordon (2023-03-22). Israeli dramatist Hanoch Levin's 'Yaacobi & Leidental' in U.S. premiere. peoplesworld.org LOS ANGELES — Dear Reader, please indulge me for a moment to tell you my favorite Jewish joke—and it won't be the only time in this review that I'll be bordering on the politically incorrect: Two Jews meet on the street. One says, "Hey, would you believe it? My father just turned a hundred years …

G. Dunkel (2023-03-22). France: Workers of all ages in mass revolt to defend pensions. workers.org Bulletin: The vote in the National Assembly took place March 20 and the government survived by nine votes. The battle continues. Protesters hold a banner that reads "Pensions, not an extra day, not one euro less" during a demonstration against the French government's pension reform plan as part of the . . . |

John Catalinotto (2023-03-22). Putin? Arrest George W. Bush! workers.org March 19, 2023 — Two events reported on extensively this weekend belonged in the same article, yet they were separated. Combining them exposes the criminal hypocrisy of U.S. imperialism and its corporate media. Article's author John Catalinotto speaks at a demonstration protesting U.S. occupation of Iraq at the Bourse in . . . |

Mark Gruenberg (2023-03-22). Amazon workers at Kentucky air hub go public with organizing drive. peoplesworld.org CINCINNATI-NORTHERN KENTUCKY INTL. AIRPORT—Workers at Amazon's biggest U.S. air hub, an 800,000-square-foot heavily robotized warehouse at the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport, have gone public—and national—with an organizing campaign allied with the independent grass-roots Amazon Labor Union. In their kickoff rally on March 18 at the KCVG hub, unionizeamazonkcvg.org set goals of $30/hour starting wages, 180 …

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

Richie Merino (2023-03-22). 'Feed the people, not the U.S. war machine!'. workers.org Richie Merino, an organizer with the International Action Center and the United National Antiwar Coalition, gave this talk at the March 18 antiwar demonstration in Washington, D.C. Merino, a writer for Workers World newspaper, is a proud public school teacher in the South Bronx, New York. Richie Merino leads chants . . . |

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2023-03-22). Newly Released Documents Reveal How a Paranoid FBI Amassed a Thousand-Page Surveillance File on Prominent Cold War Hawk, Believing Erroneously He Was a Communist. covertactionmagazine.com Incompetent G-men failed to notice that Walt W. Rostow, National Security Adviser from 1966 to 1969, authored an anti-communist manifesto that was written as a rebuttal to Karl Marx. Throughout his long tenure as FBI Director from 1926 to 1971, J. Edgar Hoover effectively presented himself as a dedicated "red hunter" who protected the nation …

Staff (2023-03-22). [LIVE PANEL] Targeted by Surveillance: Julian Assange, WikiLeaks & Networked Repression. shadowproof.com Stella Assange and Kevin Gosztola join Stefania Maurizi for a live panel discussion of the surveillance, monitoring, and control that has oppressed Julian Assange and WikiLeaks for more than 10 years.

Art Persyko (2023-03-22). Tuesday 3/21: Pollution in Bayview-Hunters Point, its impact on residents, & what we can do about it. indybay.org Zoom: us02web.zoom.us/j/86465752525?pwd=Tzh1YV…; Meeting ID: 864 6575 2525; Passcode: 465295; by phone: 1 669 900 9128…

Brenda Norrell (2023-03-22). No Place for Whales: The U.S. Military's Legacy in Indian Country: Reckless Toxic Dumping. indybay.org From the mustard gas pit on Walker River Paiute lands, to the napalm burn site on Fallon Paiute Shoshone lands, to the undetonated bombs in the Lakota Badlands, to the experimental explosives at Fort Wingate in New Mexico and secret radioactive waste dump near the Tohono O'odham Nation capital of Sells, Arizona, to the widespread illegal hazardous waste dumping, and leaking of toxic waste, in many of the Alaskan and Hawaiian islands — there is enough documented cancer-causing waste to fill an encyclopedia.

Brett Wilkins (2023-03-22). 20 years on — Iraq war costs still rising. greenleft.org.au March 19—20 marked 20 years since United States forces invaded Iraq. A new report documents the ongoing human, social, economic and environmental toll, reports Brett Wilkins.

Center for Biological Diversity (2023-03-22). Lawsuit Launched Over U.S. Delay on Petition to Phase Out Oil Drilling on Public Lands. indybay.org WASHINGTON, March 16, 2023 — Conservation groups today filed a notice of their intent to sue the U.S. Interior Department for failing to respond to a petition to phase out oil and gas extraction on public lands.

Craig Baldwin (2023-03-22). Saturday 3/25: Who Cares Anyway Book Launch. indybay.org ATA Gallery is located on the corner of Valencia and 21st streets in San Francisco's Mission district … 992 Valencia St.

Craig Baldwin (2023-03-22). Saturday 4/1: Alternative Transportation: Freight-Hopping + Biking (+ Green Burials). indybay.org ATA Gallery is located on the corner of Valencia and 21st streets in San Francisco's Mission district … 992 Valencia St.

Demanding an End to War (2023-03-22). Anti War Protest in SF: US Out of Everywhere. indybay.org March 20th marked 20 years since the US criminal invasion of Iraq. It was the perfect time to rally and march in San Francisco.

East Meadow Action Committee (2023-03-22). East Meadow Update 3/17/23. indybay.org On March 15 and 16, 2023 the UC Regents took up UCSC's latest proposal for Student Housing West. With almost no deliberation they approved the proposal unanimously.

____ (2023-03-22). Large-scale alkene project underway in Inner Mongolia. ecns.cn Construction has begun on the world's first large-scale project to produce alkene, or olefin, using green hydrogen in Ordos, Inner Mongolia autonomous region, Ningxia Baofeng Energy Group announced on Wednesday.

____ (2023-03-22). Envoys from 26 countries and regions visit Chongqing, praise its development. ecns.cn Diplomatic envoys from 26 European, Asian, and African countries and regions visited Chongqing during March 20 through 22, focusing on the construction of the economic circle in Chengdu-Chongqing region and the new western land-sea corridor and cooperation with Chongqing in various fields.

____ (2023-03-22). 6.5-magnitude earthquake jolts parts of Afghanistan, Pakistan. ecns.cn An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 on Richter scale has jolted parts of Afghanistan and Pakistan, causing panic.

____ (2023-03-22). HK seeks integration with national goals. ecns.cn Hong Kong Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiu on Tuesday called on strengthened efforts with Guangdong province to promote high-quality development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and to make greater contributions to the nation's development.

____ (2023-03-22). Bridge traffic up after it opens to tourists. ecns.cn The flow of cars across the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge — a mega project in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area — has continued to increase since the resumption of exchanges between the mainland and the two special administrative regions.

____ (2023-03-22). 9 killed, 47 injured in earthquake in Pakistan. ecns.cn At least nine people were killed and 47 others injured in northwest Pakistan in the 6.5-magnitude earthquake which jolted the country on Tuesday evening, an official statement said on Wednesday.

____ (2023-03-22). Five new archaeological discoveries of 2022 in Henan released. ecns.cn Henan unveiled five new archaeological discoveries of 2022 on Tuesday.

____ (2023-03-22). S2 train runs through blooming flowers in Beijing. ecns.cn A suburban train runs through blooming flowers interspersed along the S2 line near Juyongguan Pass of the Great Wall in Beijing, March 21, 2023.

Fight Back (2023-03-22). Chicago mayoral election: Progressive Brandon Johnson against reactionary Paul Vallas. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL – Brandon Johnson's campaign for mayor of Chicago held an event at Saint James Community Church on Chicago's South Side on Thursday, March 16. The event was organized by United Working Families, a movement group behind Johnson. | The purpose of the event was the launch of the offensive to win big on the South Side, the part of the city with the largest Black population. | Johnson was not well known across the city before he announced for mayor. The South and West Sides of the city were mainly won by outgoing Mayor Lori Lightfoot. Two weeks after the February 28 general election, in which Lightfoot cam…

Food Not Bombs co-founder Keith McHenry (2023-03-22). Food Not Bombs Will Not Be Silenced. indybay.org A global war is boiling in the back kitchen with the noisy rattling of a brass kettle on a gas stove left unattended. Millions of us stand at the register discovering our food stamps have diminished leaving our families with half full bellies as the banks of the exploiters slide into insolvency promising to take us all down with them.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2023-03-22). 12th Annual Pan African Global Trade and Investment Conference returns to Atlanta, Georgia. indybay.org Everyone is welcome to join us in Atlanta, Georgia August 10-14, 2023 in Downtown Atlanta Olympic Village, Morris Brown College and key Agriculture locations.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2023-03-22). Friday 3/24: Kickoff Celebration for the 11th Annual Pan African Global Trade and Investment Conference. indybay.org The Grand Buffet | 1215 J Street | Sacramento, CA. 95814…

KQED Live (2023-03-22). Tuesday 4/4: Tasty Foods for a Thriving Planet. indybay.org KQED Headquarters | 2601 Mariposa Street | San Francisco, CA 94110…

Labor Video Project (2023-03-22). Solidarity With East Palestine/Hunters Point & Nationalize The Railroads: Action in SF. indybay.org A rally was held at the San Francisco Federal Building on March 13, 2023 to connect the toxic rail wreck disaster in East Palestine with the Hunters Point-Treasure Island toxic clean-up scandal. Over $1 billion was spent by the US government to pay for a clean-up of the radioactive dump site and Tetra Tech managers were charged and convicted with fraud in the clean-up. The company also retaliated against health and safety whistleblowers with terminations. It is presently being sued by the DOJ and the fired whistleblowers in San Francisco. The same company has been hired by Norfolk Southern railroad company to tes…

Labor Video Project (2023-03-22). The Pajaro Levee Break, Immigrants, Labor & Climate Crisis With PVFT1936's Pamela Sexton. indybay.org PVFT Local 1936 Delegate Pamela Beth Sexton adult education teacher talks about the effect of the broken levee on the immigrant farmworker community, systemic racism and the role these farmworkers play in our economy.

Martin Edwin Andersen (2023-03-22). Cathy A. Harris, LGBTQIA2S+ people & the U.S. Merit(less) Systems Protection Board (MSPB). indybay.org As a private attorney in a Washington, D.C. law firm Cathy A. Harris served as the chair of the firm's Sexual Harassment and LGBT Practice sections. As Acting Chair of the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board, she refuses to honestly address anti-LGBTQIA2S+ hate at the National Defense University (NDU) and the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA). You be the judge.

Mothers on the March (2023-03-22). Friday 3/24: POA: Shut It Down! indybay.org On the sidewalk in front of the San Francisco Police Officers Association: 800 Bryant @ 6th Street in San Francisco…

Peter Boyle (2023-03-22). The political cost of Labor's small target strategy. greenleft.org.au Labor's small target strategy offers little to people reeling from rising living costs, declining real wages and a housing crisis, and further shrinks the already thin political differences between the major parties, argues Peter Boyle.

Rescue Pacifica (2023-03-22). Tuesday 3/21: Speak Out At KPFA-Defend Pacifica Bylaws and Stop The Sale Of LA KPFK. indybay.org KPFA | 1929 Martin Luther King Blvd. | Berkeley…

Santa Cruz News (2023-03-22). Mayor Keeley Targets the Homeless with Surprise Traffic Median Motion. indybay.org At the March 14th meeting of the Santa Cruz City Council, Mayor Fred Keeley introduced a surprise motion targeting homeless residents who panhandle on traffic medians (watch video below). Keeley's motion was not included anywhere in the meeting's agenda packet, he spontaneously inserted it into an unrelated vote on item #15, which concerned bicycle safety improvements and the removal of automobile parking on Laurel Street. Keeley stated the motion as follows: "Add additional direction that the City Manager return at budget hearings with a plan for installing safety devices that prohibit remaining on traffic islan…

Senior, Disability Action (2023-03-22). Monday 3/20: In Loving Memory of Public Health. indybay.org 1000 Broadway, Oakland. In front of the downtown office of Alameda County Dept. of Public Health…

Staff (2023-03-22). How to Reduce Military Spending. davidswanson.org

Staff (2023-03-22). Lula Reactivates 'More Doctors' Health Program in Brazil (+Venezuela Relations). orinocotribune.com In Brazil, president Luiz Inácio "Lula" da Silva reactivated the "More Doctors" program, a project promoted in 2013 under the administration of Dilma Rousseff. The government initiative aims to increase the number of doctors in small cities in the interior of the country. | On Monday, March 20, from the Planalto Palace, Brazil's head of state announced additional resources for the "More Doctors" program, which he said had been "extraordinarily successful" in the past, providing essential healthcare services for favela residents, those living in remote Amazonian municipalities, and residents of small and medium-si…

Sue Bull (2023-03-22). No support for bigots, Socialist Alliance says. greenleft.org.au Attacks on LGBTIQ protesters outside a church where One Nation leader Mark Latham was speaking have alarmed many activists. Sue Bull reports.

Thomas Walter & GW Smigielski (2023-03-22). Financial crisis – it's crashing again and The time of change. indybay.org

Uma Thontakudi (2023-03-22). Saturday 6/17: HDSA 2023 San Jose Team Hope 10K Timed Run and 5K Walk. indybay.org Campbell Park at the Los Gatos Creek Trail | Campbell, California…

Uriel Araujo (2023-03-22). US-Turkey Divergences May Hinder Erdogan's Reelection. globalresearch.ca

UUSF Morning Forum (2023-03-22). Sunday 3/26: Solutions are Already Here: Hope for Ecological Renewal. A workshop with Gregory Stevens. indybay.org Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco | In Person: 1187 Franklin St. @ Geary / TSK Room | On Zoom: | zoom.us/j/95797889329?pwd=YzJUUVFXUzdpeT…

via Democracy Now! (2023-03-22). Trump-Appointed Judge in Texas May Restrict Abortion Pill. indybay.org

WSWS (2023-03-22). The Turkish-Syrian earthquake and the impending danger to Istanbul. wsws.org The devastation caused by the Kahramanmaraş earthquake shows the horrific loss of life an earthquake could cause in the Marmara region around Istanbul.

WSWS (2023-03-22). US treasury secretary Yellen pledges more money for the ultra-wealthy if needed. wsws.org Such is the fragility of the financial system that the operations of the "free market," through which failed investments are purged, cannot continue to function because any problem threatens to set off a collapse requiring the intervention of the state and its agencies using their capacity to create more money.

WSWS (2023-03-22). Video shows Virginia police murder of man during hospital admission. wsws.org Irvo Otieno was killed while being admitted to a hospital when police and hospital staff restrained him on the floor for 12 minutes.

WSWS (2023-03-22). Big Three autoworkers respond to the firings of Dana workers. wsws.org The intimidation and victimizations of workers at Dana corporation have enraged and encouraged autoworkers at the Detroit Three automakers to respond with support and stories of their own victimizations.

WSWS (2023-03-22). Why health workers should support the SEP (Australia) in the NSW state election. wsws.org The Socialist Equality Party is the only party in the NSW election offering workers an alternative to the ongoing slashing of wages and cuts to health, education and other social services.

WSWS (2023-03-22). UAW Monitor denies Will Lehman protest, disenfranchising hundreds of thousands of rank-and-file members. wsws.org The Monitor's denial of Lehman's protest exemplifies the fraudulent character of the election and reveals the total contempt with which the UAW, the federal courts, and the Monitor view the democratic rights of the working class.

WSWS (2023-03-22). Alberta's far-right Premier leads charge to criminalize pandemic public health measures. wsws.org Since becoming Alberta's premier last fall, Danielle Smith has criminalized basic public health measures, and solidarized herself with anti-vaxxers, "Freedom" Convoy activists and other far-right elements who openly flouted anti-COVID measures.

WSWS (2023-03-22). Dana worker says he became homeless after being fired on pretense. wsws.org Montel Mickles says he took an emergency vacation day to visit his sick mother in the hospital. He was fired from Dana, got evicted, and is now fighting for his job back.

WSWS (2023-03-22). Pay offer at Deutsche Post: Make a "no" vote the start of a rebellion against the Verdi union leadership! wsws.org Postal workers have already voted by 86 percent in favour of strike action, and this must now be enforced. But for this to happen it is necessary to break the role of the Verdi leadership as strikebreakers.

WSWS (2023-03-22). Oppose president's suppression of local election! Mobilise working class to defend democratic and social rights! wsws.org The SEP and the IYSSE advance a revolutionary socialist and internationalist program to defeat the threat of dictatorship, and defend social and democratic rights.

WSWS (2023-03-22). French students denounce complicity of union bureaucracies, National Assembly in Macron's cuts. wsws.org The WSWS spoke with students protesting Macron's anti-democratic passage of the pension reform at the Tolbiac university campus in central Paris.

WSWS (2023-03-22). How to fight back at Royal Mail—A meeting for rank-and-file workers. wsws.org The Socialist Equality Party (UK) and the World Socialist Web Site will be hosting an online meeting of rank-and-file postal workers next Monday, March 27, at 7pm to discuss taking forward the fight against attacks on living standards and working conditions, and the victimisation of their colleagues.

WSWS (2023-03-22). UK postal workers expose grinding exploitation by Royal Mail, overseen by Communication Workers Union. wsws.org The World Socialist Web Site is publishing correspondence from UK postal workers, angry over the endless drive to ratchet up exploitation by Royal Mail.

WSWS (2023-03-22). 65,000 school workers begin three-day strike in Los Angeles. wsws.org Workers in the America's second-largest district, which serves 420,000 students are demanding improvements on short staffing, high workloads and class sizes and poverty wages, made worse by skyrocketing inflation.

WSWS (2023-03-22). Stellantis fires veteran workers: "The same thing is happening to us as at Dana" wsws.org The intimidation and victimizations of workers at Dana corporation have enraged and encouraged autoworkers at the Detroit Three automakers to respond with support and stories of their own victimizations.

Andrew Perez (2023-03-22). Verizon Organizer Gets His Job Back. levernews.com

____ (2023-03-22). Gun violence can affect every part of city life: Philadelphia Inquirer. ecns.cn The lives of thousands of people in Philadelphia, the largest city in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania, have been adversely affected by gun violence, and they feel negatively about the city's prospects because of it, reported The Philadelphia Inquirer on Monday.

____ (2023-03-22). Violence against Black women in L.A. remains high: Brunswick News. ecns.cn Even as the rate of serious crime in Los Angeles, in the U.S. state of California, trends downward, Black women and girls remain at higher risk of victimization than any other demographic, The Brunswick News reported on Sunday.

____ (2023-03-22). 5.6-magnitude quake hits 118 km NE of Miyako, Japan — USGS. ecns.cn An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 jolted 118 km NE of Miyako, Japan at 07: 37: 01 GMT on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

____ (2023-03-22). Scientists explore potential of floating panels in energy supply, water saving. ecns.cn A new type of photovoltaic power station is emerging. Built in reservoirs, lakes and ponds, panels floating on the water surface have advantages over traditional ground-mounted systems in terms of land conservation, efficiency and water loss reduction.

____ (2023-03-22). 4,000 cotton rose seeds return from space sprout. ecns.cn A total of 4,000 cotton rose seeds have started germinating in Chengdu, and are expected to bloom as early as 2024.

Kenny Stancil (2023-03-22). Senior climate activists rally across US to 'stop dirty banks'. nationofchange.org "We must break the big banks' addiction to Big Oil."

Sara Sneath (2023-03-22). Black residents of Cancer Alley sue local government for discrimination in siting chemical facilities. nationofchange.org "We're being ignored and we have to do whatever we have to do to stop it."

teleSUR, DRL, JCM (2023-03-22). Terremotos dejan pérdidas de siete mil mdd en Türkiye. twitter.com El 20 % de la producción agrícola de Türkiye se obtiene de la zona del terremoto, lo cual complica las labores de recuperación de la cosecha.

The Associated Press (2023-03-22). Bullfighting Ban Faces Critical Legislative Vote in Colombia. latinorebels.com After Colombia's Senate approved a nationwide ban in December, the House of Representatives, which narrowly voted down an earlier ban in November, could take up the latest legislation in the coming weeks when it returns from its three-month recess.

The Green Arcade (2023-03-22). Saturday 4/15: A Celebration of the Life of Poet and Writer Jim Nisbet. indybay.org The 3rd Floor Edward McRoskey Loft | 1687 Market Street | San Francisco, CA 94103…

Staff (2023-03-22). New York City demonstration demands liberation of the remains of Palestinian martyrs. samidoun.net On Friday, 17 March, demonstrators gathered in New York City outside the United Nations to demand the liberation of the remains of Palestinian martyrs and express solidarity with the Palestinian people and their struggle for liberation from the river to the sea. The demonstration, organized by Within Our Lifetime — United for Palestine and Samidoun …

teleSUR, nama, JCM (2023-03-22). Fallece joven que recibió 36 perdigones en protesta en Perú. telesurtv.net La víctima recibió los disparos desde muy cerca, no estaba armado y habría ido a la manifestación a apoyar a los heridos.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-03-22). Corea del Norte dispara misiles de crucero hacia mar de Japón. telesurtv.net Cancillería norcoreana advierte que exigir a Pyongyang la renuncia a su programa de armas nucleares equivale a una declaración de guerra.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-03-22). Presidentes Xi Jinping y Vladímir Putin fortalecen asociación estratégica. telesurtv.net Xi Jinping señaló que después de ser reelegido como presidente del país, eligió a Rusia como el primer país para visitar por la alta importancia que le concede a su vecino.

manager (2023-03-22). Las Violaciones Eticas de Almagro en la OEA son la "punta de un iceberg grande y mortal" cepr.net Washington, DC — Un nuevo reportaje del Associated Press, que proporciona evidencia adicional de las violaciones éticas cometidas por el Secretario General de la OEA, Luis Almagro, es solo la "punta de un iceberg grande y mortal," dijo Mark Weisbrot, Co-Director del Centro de Investigación en Economía y Política. "Lamentablemente esta no es la única, …

Staff (2023-03-22). Chapeando: Pena ajena (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu Ningún otro equipo sufrió el acoso, los ataques y las amenazas que se lanzaron contra el Team Asere en Miami. Dan pena ajena los odiadores que le amargaron la noche a los verdaderos cubanos.

Staff (2023-03-22). Una Asamblea no es un hospital øo sí? cubadebate.cu Durante 35 minutos Alberto Moronta intentará convencerme de que podría dirigir un hospital, estar al tanto de su hijo, hacer una segunda especialidad y ser diputado en la Asamblea Nacional. Todo eso, al mismo tiempo, sin vacilar ni atormentarse. Me parece exagerado, pero…

Staff (2023-03-22). Vale la pena… volver a escuchar: Falsas legitimidades (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu En ocasiones se produce una confusión de representaciones asociadas al hecho de que "siempre ha sido así", siendo que este "siempre" parece construir la idea de que hacerlo se convierte en un derecho. Si bien como escribió Antonio Machado, "el andar se hace camino", de ahí a pensar que se tiene derecho a un tipo de andar.

Staff (2023-03-22). La red de telefonía móvil se someterá a mantenimiento en la madrugada del 23 de marzo. cubadebate.cu La empresa de telecomunicaciones informó que continuará realizando acciones de mantenimiento en la red de telefonía móvil durante la madrugada del 23 de marzo, entre las 00: 00 y las 06: 00 horas. Estas intervenciones técnicas podrían afectar el funcionamiento de los servicios móviles, por lo que se pide comprensión a los usuarios.

Staff (2023-03-22). Más de 200 colegios electorales especiales se habilitarán en Cuba. cubadebate.cu Cuba tiene previsto habilitar 250 colegios electorales especiales para que todos los ciudadanos con capacidad legal puedan ejercer su derecho al voto en las elecciones nacionales del domingo 26 de marzo. El objetivo de estos es contribuir al éxito del ejercicio democrático, informó el Consejo Electoral Nacional (CEN), citado por el diario Juventud Rebelde.

Staff (2023-03-22). Ministro de Economía reconoce desafíos y oportunidades para el 2023: Ratifica proyección de crecimiento del PIB en el entorno del tres por ciento. cubadebate.cu Con la presencia del primer ministro cubano, Manuel Marrero Cruz, se desarrolló en la tarde de este miércoles el balance anual del Ministerio de Economía y Planificación. Durante el encuentro se ratificó que Cuba proyecta un crecimiento en el entorno al 3 por ciento para el año 2023.

Staff (2023-03-22). Tony àÅvila presentará su nuevo disco "Universo" el próximo fin de semana. cubadebate.cu àÅvila reconoció la necesidad de hacer tangible el sueño del disco en medio de escenarios complejos, tales como la pandemia de la Covid-19 en pos de mantener a los músicos unidos, superar miedos, aislamiento y agregó que Universos es también la crónica social de una época oscura para la humanidad y, al mismo tiempo, una alerta a salvar el amor.

Staff (2023-03-22). Unos cincuenta bancos estadounidenses podrían quebrar. cubadebate.cu En EE.UU. 50 nuevos bancos podrían declararse en quiebra antes de que las autoridades resuelvan problemas estructurales, señaló este miércoles a RIA Novosti Lawrence McDonald, el antiguo vicepresidente del banco Lehman Brothers, que colapsó durante la crisis financiera global del 2008.

Staff (2023-03-22). Béisbol y libertad… made in Miami (+ Video). cubadebate.cu Imaginen que la selección de béisbol de EEUU juega en Cuba y, desde las organizaciones de la Revolución cubana, se organizan protestas en su contra, por ser el "equipo del imperialismo y del bloqueo" contra la Isla. Imaginen que el gobernador de La Habana anima a la población a llenar de carteles el Estadio Latinoamericano, y que la prensa y televisión repiten, sin cesar, que los beisboleros representan a un imperio genocida y asesino, a una plutocracia y a un régimen violador de los derechos humanos.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-03-22). Gremios franceses siguen protestas contra reforma de pensiones. telesurtv.net Un comunicado de prensa de la Central General de Trabajadores (CGT) expresa que "Nada socava la determinación de los trabajadores, privados de empleo, jóvenes y jubilados".

teleSUR, DRL (2023-03-22). Liga àÅrabe condena la negación israelí de Estados vecinos. telesurtv.net Un ministro sionista presentó un mapa de Israel que incluye las fronteras del Reino Hachemita de Jordania y los territorios palestinos ocupados…

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2023-03-22). Líder de junta militar de Mali defiende proyecto de Constitución. telesurtv.net El líder de la junta militar señaló que la Constitución es "un paso decisivo en el proceso de reconstrucción".

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2023-03-22). Reportan masacre en el departamento del Cauca, Colombia. telesurtv.net Las víctimas fueron abordadas por hombres que los llevaron a la orilla de la carretera donde fueron ultimadas.

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2023-03-22). Presidente de Bolivia anuncia 42 futuras industrias de litio. telesurtv.net "Se van a derivar de ahí más de 42 industrias, hermanas. 42 industrias que van a generar empleo", señaló Arce.

teleSUR, lvm, JGN (2023-03-22). Aprueban proyecto de ley que reducirá jornada laboral en Chile. telesurtv.net La ministra Camila Vallejo, quien fue promotora de la iniciativa, afirmó que "aprobar las 40 horas es aprobar más y mejor tiempo para las familias".

teleSUR, MER (2023-03-22). Presidente Brahim Ghali: pueblo saharaui defenderá su dignidad. telesurtv.net El mandatario resaltó que el pueblo saharaui está más que nunca apegado a sus derechos ya que desean vivir libres e independientes.

teleSUR, nama, YSM (2023-03-22). Preven que temperatura del planeta aumentará 1,5 ∫ C entre 2030 y 2035. telesurtv.net El organismo mundial insta a actuar para asegurar un futuro sostenible y habitable para todos.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-03-22). Gobierno de Bolivia rechaza informe de EE.UU. sobre derechos humanos. telesurtv.net El Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores afirmó que no reconoce este tipo de documentos emitidos de forma unilateral.

Staff (2023-03-22). Las lecciones de la guerra de Irak y el periodismo. cubadebate.cu La invasión de Irak hace ahora veinte años se produjo bajo unas premisas aceptadas por una parte importante de los medios de comunicación estadounidenses y europeos. Miles de voces periodísticas en 2003 dieron por buena la mentira de Washington y Londres que aseguraba la existencia de armas de destrucción masiva en poder de Hussein. EEUU había confeccionado una tesis con la que acusaba a Irak de ser una amenaza para el mundo e incluso de tejer alianzas con Al Qaeda.

Staff (2023-03-22). El tiempo: Chubascos y lluvias desde Camagàºey a Guantánamo. cubadebate.cu Estará nublado en zona de la costa norte desde Camagàºey hasta Guantánamo, con la ocurrencia de algunas lluvias, que en el horario de la tarde se extenderán a localidades del interior y sur de esta parte del país. En el resto del país estará parcialmente nublado con la ocurrencia de aisladas lluvias.

Staff (2023-03-22). Encabeza Inés María Chapman delegación cubana que participa en Conferencia sobre el Agua. cubadebate.cu Inés María Chapman, vice primera ministra de Cuba, llegó este lunes a Nueva York, Estados Unidos, al frente de la delegación cubana que participará en la Conferencia de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Agua 2023, del 22 al 24 de marzo, informa hoy la Cancillería. La Conferencia sobre el Agua se celebrará desde hoy, Día Mundial del Agua, y hasta el viernes.

teleSUR, dcdc, JCM (2023-03-22). Rusia tomará represalias si Ucrania recibe municiones con uranio. telesurtv.net La viceministra de Defensa británica, Annabel Goldie, declaró que Londres transferirá munición de uranio empobrecido a Ucrania.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-03-22). Congreso español rechaza moción de censura contra el Gobierno. telesurtv.net Durante todo el debate, el Gobierno de Pedro Sánchez dijo que solo hay dos modelos de país, el de "la derecha y la ultraderecha" y el de la izquierda progresista que "avanza y protege a la mayoría social".

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2023-03-22). Kenia acusa a líder opositor de intentar derrocar al presidente. telesurtv.net La cancillería señaló que el exprimer ministro Odinga buscaba "conseguir que él mismo se estableciese como presidente".

teleSUR, JDO, JGN (2023-03-22). øQué pasaría en el mundo si se acabara el agua. telesurtv.net Dado el impacto que tiene la escasez de agua en la vida, se torna un imperativo su ahorro y explotación racional.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-03-22). Ayatola iraní responsabiliza a EE.UU. de conflicto en Ucrania. telesurtv.net Seyed Ali Jameneí asegura que Washington provocó las hostilidades por su deseo de expandir la OTAN y beneficiar a su industria militar.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-03-22). CRK afirma que persecución en su contra es por buscar justicia social. telesurtv.net "Nos persiguen porque igualamos a las sociedades (…) por el derecho de los trabajadores a participar activamente en el producto bruto de lo que producen", dijo la vicepresidenta.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-03-22). Presidente venezolano designa nuevo ministro de Petróleo. telesurtv.net El Ministerio de Comunicación informó en un comunicado que Tellechea también se encuentra a cargo de la estatal Petróleos de Venezuela (Pdvsa).

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

teleSUR, nbb, JGN (2023-03-22). Putin responde a envío de munición con uranio a Ucrania. telesurtv.net La viceministra de Defensa británica, Annabel Goldie, anunció que suministrarán a Ucrania munición incluyendo proyectiles perforantes con uranio empobrecido.

teleSUR, jaa, JGN (2023-03-22). Japón gana su tercera corona en Clásicos Mundiales de Béisbol. telesurtv.net El líder del conjunto japonés, Shohei Ohtani, cerró el juego ponchando a Mike Trout, su compañero en los Angelinos de Los Ángeles de la MLB y uno de los mejores bateadores del mundo.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-03-22). Presidente de Argentina responde acusaciones de su par de Ecuador. telesurtv.net El presidente publicó en sus redes sociales la respuesta enviada tras el conflicto diplomático entre ambas naciones por el caso de Duarte Pesantes.

Staff (2023-03-22). Japón se lleva su tercer título en el Clásico Mundial. cubadebate.cu El equipo de Japón venció a Estados Unidos en la final del Clásico Mundial de Béisbol 2023 con un marcador de 3 carreras por 2.El Clásico Mundial de Béisbol 2023 se llevó a cabo del 8 al 21 de marzo de 2023. Los partidos empezaron en Taichung y concluyeron en Miami con la fase final por el título.

Staff (2023-03-22). Teodoro Pérez, fundador del Inder, falleció a los 87 años de edad. cubadebate.cu Teodoro Pérez Martineaud, fundador del Inder y artífice de su desarrollo durante décadas de intensa labor, falleció hoy a los 87 años de edad a causa de una insuficiencia cardíaca. "Nos deja físicamente un guerrero incansable, entregado a plenitud a las muchas tareas asumidas", tuiteó el presidente del organismo deportivo, Osvaldo Vento Montiller.

Staff (2023-03-22). Inteligencia artificial: Medio chino estrena a una presentadora virtual de noticias. cubadebate.cu El medio de comunicación estatal chino People's Daily dio a conocer recientemente al nuevo miembro de su equipo de noticias. Se trata de Ren Xiaorong, una presentadora virtual impulsada por inteligencia artificial.

teleSUR, cdcd- JCM (2023-03-22). Renuevan denuncias sobre esclavitud en zonas agrícolas de Brasil. telesurtv.net Las personas en situación de trabajo análogo a la esclavitud son sometidas a violencia, encarcelamiento ilegal y no tienen una vivienda digna.

teleSUR, dcdc, JCM (2023-03-22). Ataques en República Democrática del Congo dejan 31 muertos. telesurtv.net Algunas partes de la región de Ituri, han registrado durante los últimos meses una grave escalada de ataques de grupos armados.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-03-22). Venezuela y Brasil afianzan vínculos diplomáticos bilaterales. telesurtv.net A principios de marzo una delegación brasileña encabezada por Celso Amorim, asesor especial de la Presidencia y excanciller, viajó a Venezuela en la primera visita oficial de alto nivel en años.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-03-22). Terremoto de magnitud 6,5 deja tres muertos en Afganistán. telesurtv.net Hasta el momento se contabilizan dos adultos y una menor de edad entre los muertos en Afganistán.

teleSUR, nama, JCM (2023-03-22). Presidente chino concluye visita de Estado a Rusia. telesurtv.net Xi Jinping se reunió en dos ocasiones con Vladímir Putin en una entrevista informal y en negociaciones oficiales.

teleSUR, nbb, JCM (2023-03-22). Flota rusa repele ataque de drones ucranianos en Sebastopol. telesurtv.net Han sido atacados el cuartel general ruso de la Flota del Mar Negro en la ciudad, instalaciones energéticas y aeródromos militares.

Staff (2023-03-22). Hoy en la Mesa Redonda: Elecciones del pueblo. mesaredonda.cubadebate.cu Representantes de la CTC y la ANAP comparecerán este miércoles en la Mesa Redonda para informar sobre la participación de estas organizaciones en las elecciones nacionales y las votaciones del 26 de marzo. Cubavisión, Cubavisión Internacional y Canal Caribe, transmitirán en vivo este programa a las 7: 00 pm.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-03-22). Aumentan a 494 los heridos por terremoto en Ecuador. telesurtv.net Resultaron perjudicados 39 bienes públicos y 53 privados, y de ese total, fueron destruidos ocho y tres, respectivamente.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-03-22). Venezuela y República àÅrabe Saharaui firman acuerdos de cooperación. telesurtv.net Fueron firmados entre las partes dos memorándums en el sector educacional, así como otros en la agricultura, la cultura, la pesca, medioambiente, entre otros sectores.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-03-22). Presidente Fernández anuncia regreso de Argentina a Unasur. telesurtv.net Actualmente, Unasur está integrado por Guyana, Surinam, Bolivia, Venezuela y Perú.

teleSUR, nama, JCM (2023-03-22). Explosión de taller clandestino en México deja siete muertos. telesurtv.net La vivienda también se usaba como bodega de pólvora; de ahí la magnitud de la explosión y el número de víctimas.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-03-22). Registran sismo de magnitud 5,6 en Chile. telesurtv.net Asimismo, se evalúan posibles daños a personas e infraestructuras y a los servicios básicos.

Staff (2023-03-22). Las 3 del Día: Del candidato vacunal cubano contra el dengue y otras cuestiones (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu Sean bienvenidos a Las 3 del Día, el podcast de Cubadebate donde se podrán enterar de las noticias más importantes de este 21 de marzo. Hoy nos acompañan Darío Extremera y Yilena Héctor en estos minutos de información.En esta ocasión centramos nuestro episodio en el candidato vacunal cubano contra el dengue. Además realizamos el habitual resumen noticioso de Las 3 del Día.

Staff (2023-03-22). Celebran expertos cubanos 20 años de esfuerzos para conservar la flora nativa. cubadebate.cu Sesionó hoy en La Habana la reunión conmemorativa por los 20 años del Grupo de Especialistas en Plantas Cubanas (GEPC). Esta agrupación de expertos nacionales y extranjeros pertenece a la Comisión para la Supervivencia de las Especies de la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza y la han integrado especialistas de más de 30 instituciones.

Staff (2023-03-22). Dos miembros del Cuba en el Todos Estrellas del Clásico. cubadebate.cu El tercera base Yoán Moncada y el lanzador relevista Miguel Romero, integrantes de la selección nacional cubana, fueron seleccionados entre los integrantes del Todos Estrellas del V Clásico Mundial de Béisbol…

teleSUR, DRL (2023-03-22). Corte internacional analiza caso de aborto en El Salvador. telesurtv.net En ese país, como en gran parte de la región, está penalizado el aborto en cualquiera de sus causales y no se avizora un cambio en esa política.

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2023-03-22). Al menos 12 fallecidos por terremoto en Afganistán y Pakistán. telesurtv.net En la provincia pakistaní de Khyber Pakhtunkhwa murieron al menos 9 personas y 60 personas resultaron heridas.

teleSUR, nbb, JGN (2023-03-22). Nicaragua denuncia a EE.UU. como el peor criminal de guerra. telesurtv.net El Gobierno sandinista exigió respeto a la soberanía de los países y los modelos políticos, sociales y económicos libremente escogidos.

teleSUR- hvh, JCM (2023-03-22). Cuba denuncia hostilidad contra equipo de béisbol en EE.UU. telesurtv.net En el encuentro "se produjeron lamentables y peligrosos incidentes en contra del equipo cubano", señaló la cancillería.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-03-22). Confirman fin de restricciones sanitarias contra Covid-19 en Haití. telesurtv.net El mantenimiento de esta medida dependerá del incremento o ascenso de los casos de la enfermedad en el país.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-03-22). Denuncian detención de madres palestinas por parte de Israel. telesurtv.net Las fuerzas de ocupación de Israel contra Palestina han cobrado la vida de más de 85 palestinos asesinados desde principios de 2023.

teleSUR, MER (2023-03-22). AN aprueba proyecto de acuerdo en apoyo a lucha anticorrupción del Gobierno venezolano. telesurtv.net El presidente del Parlamento venezolano acotó que, hasta el momento, hay 19 personas detenidas por hechos de corrupción.

teleSUR, nama, JCM (2023-03-22). México rechaza informe de EE.UU. sobre Derechos Humanos. telesurtv.net López Obrador calificó la actuación de los beisbolistas de México como "una labor destacadísima" en el Clásico Mundial.

teleSUR, dcdc, JCM (2023-03-22). Avanza candidato vacunal contra el dengue en Cuba. telesurtv.net Con el candidato vacunal contra el dengue, Cuba pretende evitar la gravedad, incluso la sintomatología de la enfermedad.

teleSUR, dcdc, JCM (2023-03-22). Transportistas paralizan servicio en Guayaquil, Ecuador. telesurtv.net Los transportistas ecuatorianos plantean estar al borde de la quiebra por falta de recursos para cubrir los gastos del combustible.

teleSUR, nbb, JGN (2023-03-22). Israel ataca aeropuerto en la ciudad siria de Alepo. telesurtv.net Damasco instó al Consejo de Seguridad de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas a condenar las acciones agresivas de Israel.

Staff (2023-03-22). Venezuela: Asamblea Nacional aprueba proyecto en apoyo a lucha anticorrupción. cubadebate.cu La Asamblea Nacional (AN) de Venezuela aprobó este martes un proyecto de acuerdo en respaldo a la lucha contra la corrupción impulsada por el Gobierno del presidente Nicolás Maduro.

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