(2023-10-31). ‘Operation Al-Aqsa Flood’ Day 25: Israel bombs refugee camp; videos show Israeli soldiers torturing Palestinian detainees in the West Bank. mondoweiss.net Palestinians describe scenes of a massacre after Israel bombs a refugee camp in north Gaza. Videos surface of Israeli soldiers torturing and abusing naked, bound Palestinian detainees in the West Bank.
(2023-10-31). Settlers gunning for second Nakba in the West Bank. electronicintifada.net Hundreds of Palestinians have been driven from their homes, with herding communities the most vulnerable.
(2023-10-31). The ‘Genocide Moment’. popularresistance.org Israel’s systematic and wanton destruction of Gaza has raised long-standing issues of its political and legal culpability over the treatment of Palestinians to a new level of seriousness. | It obviously poses familiar issues of Israeli war crimes, and Amnesty International had already clearly designated it as such after just the first week. The human rights organization also asked the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court to “urgently expedite” its investigation of the aims of all parties. | But this Israeli campaign now poses the even graver issue of genocide of Palestinians as a nation. The utter devas…
(2023-10-31). Fighting Colonial Oppression, Genocide From The United States To Palestine. popularresistance.org On November 4, people from across the country will gather in Washington, DC for the 15th Annual March to the White House organized by the Black is Back Coalition. Clearing the FOG speaks with Chairman Omali Yeshitela about the theme of this year’s march, building an anti-colonial free speech movement in solidarity with peoples who struggle around the world. Yeshitela is one of the Uhuru 3, who are facing 15 years in jail for their activism. Yeshitela speaks about the historic ties between the black and Palestinian liberation movements. Then, Marjorie Cohn, former president of the National Lawyers Guild, joins the…
(2023-10-31). ‘Operation Al-Aqsa Flood’ Day 24: Israel Enters Second Phase Of Its War. popularresistance.org On Monday afternoon, Israel began the second phase of its war on Gaza, which continues to unfold after Israeli bombardment continued from Sunday night and into Monday morning, reportedly focusing on the north of the Gaza Strip, where Israeli forces have attempted to advance. The bombardment killed dozens of people. | Both Hamas and Israel reported Israeli army tanks approaching the outskirts of Gaza City, where witnesses told AFP they blocked an essential road that links the north of the Gaza Strip to the south. Similarly, Al Jazeera reported that Israeli tanks are dividing Gaza into two parts after their incursi…
(2023-10-31). “Gaza is being strangled”: UNRWA calls for immediate ceasefire as humanitarian crisis deepens. nationofchange.org We hear from UNRWA spokesperson Tamara Alrifai about the dire humanitarian crisis and the critical lack of food, water, medicine and especially fuel available for the millions “stranded” in Gaza.
(2023-10-31). House Republicans Unveil $14.3 Billion Bill for Israel. news.antiwar.com House Republicans on Monday unveiled a piece of legislation that would provide Israel with $14.3 billion in military aid, a strong show of support for Israel’s onslaught in Gaza. The bill would cut $14.3 billion from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to pay for the military aid to Israel, an aspect of the legislation criticized …
(2023-10-31). More Children Killed in 3 Weeks Than In Conflict Zones Since 2019 Combined. truepublica.org.uk RAMALLAH, 29 October — The number of children reported killed in Gaza in just three weeks has surpassed the annual number of children killed across the world’s conflict zones since 2019, Save the Children said. Since October 7, more than 3,257 children have been reported killed, including at least 3,195 in Gaza, 33 in the …
(2023-10-31). The Israeli-Palestine Conflict: Corporate Media Failure and Big-Tech’s Facilitation of War Crimes. projectcensored.org This week Mickey examines media coverage of the October 7 Hamas attacks on Israel and the ensuing Israeli assault on the Gaza Strip, particularly the one-sided reporting of the Israel-Palestine…
(2023-10-31). Immediate evacuation of Al-Quds Hospital in Gaza sparks global outcry and questions on humanity. nationofchange.org The hospital’s vital role in providing medical services to the local population becomes even more crucial under these circumstances.
(2023-10-31). Selected Articles: The Roots of Radicalism and the Structure of Evil. “The Israeli Slaughter of Palestinians Is Evident for All to See.” Edward Curtin. globalresearch.ca By The United States government exists to wage war. In its present …
(2023-10-31). Against Genocide: A Palestinian Solidarity Panel. itsgoingdown.org Long-running anarchist radio show and podcast The Final Straw presents a forum on the unfolding events in Palestine. Listen and Download HERE This week on The Final Straw, we’re excited to share a panel discussion recorded at Firestorm Books entitled Against Genocide: A Palestinian Solidarity Panel, recorded on Sunday, October 22nd 2023. From the event…
(2023-10-31). Europe Must Act Urgently Against ‘Planned Genocide’ in Palestine: Spanish Minister. Cut Diplomatic Relations with Israel. globalresearch.ca
(2023-10-31). Kiev neo-Nazi regime reportedly behind uprising in Dagestan. infobrics.org However, Israel is undoubtably fomenting antisemitic sentiments abroad with its racist policies in Gaza Strip.
(2023-10-31). Mass deportations and genocide in Gaza: German parties embrace the far-right AfD. wsws.org The new German deportation law is part of a comprehensive attack on basic democratic rights. Government, opposition and media adopt the AfD’s program to suppress any opposition against war and social attacks.
(2023-10-31). Israeli lawmaker condemns ethnic cleansing in West Bank. plenglish.com Tel Aviv, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) Israeli legislator Ofer Cassif denounced the ethnic cleansing promoted by Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank, where attacks against the civilian population have intensified in recent weeks.
(2023-10-31). An open letter to Israelis from Israelis: We deserve the truth about October 7. mondoweiss.net As Israelis we demand an official commission into the events of October 7. Genocide is being perpetrated in Gaza in the name of Israeli victims and we still do not know who was killed, how they were killed, and who killed them. We demand answers and so should you.
(2023-10-31). ‘The American government is the only one that can stop this’: Ending the genocide in Gaza. therealnews.com As of Oct 31, more than 8,000 people in Gaza have been slaughtered by Israeli bombs, including over 3,000 children. TRNN Editor-in-Chief Maximillian Alvarez joins The Marc Steiner Show for a discussion on Marc’s long journey over 50 years as an advocate for peace between Israelis and Palestinians, and what’s needed now to stop the killing. | Studio Production: Adam Coley, David Hebden | Post-Production: David Hebden |
| Transcript: | The following is a rushed transcript and may contain errors. A proofread version will be made available as soon as possible. | Marc Steiner: | Welcome to The Marc…
amnesty.org (2023-10-31). Lebanon: Evidence of Israel’s unlawful use of white phosphorus in southern Lebanon as cross-border hostilities escalate
The Israeli army fired artillery shells containing white phosphorus, an incendiary weapon, in military operations along Lebanon’s southern border between 10 and 16 October 2023, Amnesty International said today. One attack on the town of Dhayra on 16 October must be investigated as a war crime because it was an indiscriminate attack that injured at least nine civilians and damaged civilian objects, and was therefore unlawful, said the organization.
(2023-10-31). WATCH: Israeli soldiers torture Palestinian detainees in West Bank. geo.tv Israeli soldiers are seen stacking detainees and subjecting them to physical abuse…
(2023-10-31). Exploiting Gaza war, settlers ramp up West Bank attacks. electronicintifada.net Israeli settlers have killed at least 115 Palestinians in the West Bank, including 33 children, since 7 October.
(2023-10-31). Oh, Wow, It’s Raining JDAMs and White Phosphorus Again. dissidentvoice.org I’ve been thinking for quite awhile how the most depraved position of the Israeli government becomes the baseline view here in the United States, particularly in politics and media. It makes sense that the genocidal, racist, colonial project of Israel would find admiration in the ruling class of a nation founded on indigenous genocide and …
(2023-10-31). Chicago-area Palestinians say Biden is supporting genocide in Gaza. peoplesworld.org CHICAGO RIDGE, Ill.—Several Palestinian Americans here are expressing profound anger and disappointment with President Joe Biden over his backing of what many see, as Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan calls it, the genocidal bombardment of the people of Gaza. The anger was palpable enough when the president, early on in the Israeli war on …
(2023-10-31). Exterminate All The Brutes. popularresistance.org Genocide lies at the core of Western imperialism. It is not unique to Israel. It is not unique to the Nazis. It is the building block of Western domination. The humanitarian interventionists who insist we should bomb and occupy other nations because we embody goodness — although they promote military intervention only when it is perceived to be in our national interest — are useful idiots of the war machine and global imperialists. They live in an Alice-in-Wonderland fairytale where the rivers of blood we spawn make the world a happier and better place. They are the smiley faces of genocide. You can w…
(2023-10-31). Chris Hedges: Exterminate All the Brutes. mintpressnews.com Washington DC — (
(2023-10-31). Chris Hedges: Exterminate All the Brutes. mintpressnews.com Washington DC — (Scheerpost) — During the siege in Sarajevo, when I was reporting for The New York Times, we never endured the level of saturation bombing and near total blockage of food, water, fuel and medicine that Israel has imposed on Gaza. We never endured hundreds of dead and wounded a day. We never …
(2023-10-31). Australian pseudo-left seeks to channel anger over Palestine behind pro-genocide Labor government. wsws.org Socialist Alliance is promoting illusions in the very Labor government that has given its aggressive support to the unfolding mass murder of Palestinians in Gaza.
(2023-10-31). Workers and youth in Australia protest and denounce the genocide in Gaza. wsws.org “They’re trying to silence us. But we won’t be silenced.”
(2023-10-31). US condemns calls for Gaza ceasefire, as Israel accelerates ground offensive. wsws.org The United States, a leading instigator and supporter of Israel’s genocide of the Palestinians in Gaza, has once again publicly rebuked global calls for an end to the war.
(2023-10-31). Florida Governor DeSantis to ban pro-Palestinian student groups. wsws.org The Governor slanders anti-war protesters as he supports the Israeli genocide.
(2023-10-31). Students protest against Manchester university’s complicity in Gaza genocide. thecommunists.org The following press release was issued by the Youth Front for Palestine and Manchester Leftist Action on 25 October 2023. ***** On Wednesday 25 October, the Youth Front For Palestine (YFFP) and Manchester Leftist Action (MLA) staged a student-led protest on University of Manchester’s (UoM) campus to demand that University of Manchester’s Graphene Institute stops …
(2023-10-31). Israeli Historian Ilan Pappé on Gaza War, Hostages & the Context Behind Current Violence. democracynow.org We speak with Israeli historian Ilan Pappé about Israel’s escalating war on Gaza, as well as a leaked document from the country’s Ministry of Intelligence that suggests permanently expelling Gaza’s entire population to the Sinai Desert in Egypt. “This is a massive operation of killing, of ethnic cleansing, of depopulation,” says Pappé. He also says the only way to secure the release of the more than 200 hostages held by Hamas is to agree to an all-for-all swap for the thousands of Palestinian political prisoners held by Israel, including many women, children and elderly people. ̶…
(2023-10-31). Israel wants either an apartheid state or an ethnic cleansing process, both crimes under international law. peoplesdispatch.org The Israeli political class appears to be using the conflict that began on October 7 as the pretext to erase Palestinians from Palestine…
(2023-10-31). Israeli rabbis tell Netanyahu that Israel has a right to bomb Al-Shifa hospital in Gaza. mondoweiss.net A group of influential Israeli rabbis wrote a letter to Benjamin Netanyahu affirming Israel’s right under Jewish law to bomb Al-Shifa hospital in Gaza.
(2023-10-31). Gaza Doctor Says Hospitals Have to Choose Who Lives and Who Dies Amid Worsening Humanitarian Crisis. democracynow.org As Israeli tanks and other ground forces enter Gaza, we speak with a doctor in the besieged territory. Dr. Hammam Alloh is working at Al-Shifa Hospital, the largest in the area, and says tens of thousands of people have sought shelter to escape Israel’s heavy bombardment. He describes making harrowing decisions with rapidly dwindling supplies, such as not resuscitating a patient who went into cardiac arrest because of a lack of ventilators. He also remains steadfast in staying at the hospital, despite Israeli demands to evacuate south. “You think I went to medical school and for my postgraduate degree…
(2023-10-31). Patrick Lawrence: Deeper Into Depravity. scheerpost.com Palestinians transport the injured to the Indonesian Hospital in Jabalia, north of the Gaza Strip on October 9, 2023. Palestinian News & Information Agency (Wafa) in contract with APAimages, CC BY-SA 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0, via Wikimedia Commons By Patrick Lawrence / Original to ScheerPost Diego Ramos, ScheerPost’s managing editor, forwarded me a video clip last week …
(2023-10-31). Over 420 Palestinian children are killed every day in Israeli war on Gaza, says UNICEF chief. peoplesdispatch.org Israel has intensified its bombings inside the besieged Palestinian territory, repeatedly targeting shelters for the displaced and hospitals which are crowded due to the large number of people injured…
(2023-10-31). Women Across Iceland, Including The Prime Minister, Go On Strike. popularresistance.org Schools, shops, banks and Iceland’s famous swimming pools shut on Tuesday as women in the volcanic island nation — including the prime minister — went on strike to push for an end to unequal pay and gender-based violence. | Icelanders awoke to all-male news teams announcing shutdowns across the country, with public transport delayed, hospitals understaffed and hotel rooms uncleaned. Trade unions, the strike’s main organisers, called on women and nonbinary people to refuse paid and unpaid work, including chores. About 90% of the country’s workers belong to a union.
(2023-10-31). Calling all healthcare workers! Joins us as we march for a free Palestine! answercoalition.org , : | Make signs, wear your healthcare uniform to the march, and find our banner in Freedom Plaza! | For over 75 years, the Palestinian people have been subjected to a deadly and racist occupation by Israel. Now, Israel has unleashed an unprecedented siege on Gaza, killing more than 8,000 Palestinians. They have blocked all access to food, water, medicine, electricity, and communic…
(2023-10-31). Calling all healthcare workers! Joins us as we march for a free Palestine! answercoalition.org , : | Make signs, wear your healthcare uniform to the march, and find our banner in Freedom Plaza! | For over 75 years, the Palestinian people have been subjected to a deadly and racist occupation by Israel. Now, Israel has unleashed an unprecedented siege on Gaza, killing more than 8,000 Palestinians. They have blocked all access to food, water, medicine, electricity, and communications, and ramped up bombing beyond comprehen…
(2023-10-31). Brazil’s largest social movement sends food shipment to Gaza. peoplesdispatch.org The Landless Rural Workers’ Movement (MST) has sent two tons of food to the Gaza Strip in order to aid the population suffering from a multifold crisis as Israel’s bombing campaign and blockade on the enclave continues. The movement, however, has announced that they plan to send much more. | The first shipment left on Monday October 30, in a Brazilian Air Force (FAB) plane, with rice, corn flour and milk produced by families living on MST areas allocated for agrarian reform. Other supplies from the movement are already available, awaiting the departure of new flights willing to carry the cargo. | The food was tak…
(2023-10-31). Half a million people march in London in solidarity with Palestine. peoplesdispatch.org Progressive sections in the UK including trade unions, leftist political parties, and anti-imperialist and peace groups, continue their vigorous campaign in solidarity with Palestine, demanding an immediate ceasefire in Gaza and an end to the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories…
(2023-10-31). U.S. senior diplomat, military commander testifies in front of Senate. america.cgtn.com The United States’ most senior diplomat and military commander appealed to lawmakers this Tuesday to maintain support for both Israel and Ukraine. | They appeared before Congress where support for Israel as it battles Hamas in Gaza is plentiful, but rapidly dwindling for Ukraine. | CGTN’s Owen Fairclough reports.
(2023-10-31). Protests and Blockades in Solidarity with Palestine Continue as Deadly Attacks on Gaza Escalate. itsgoingdown.org Massive protests in support of Palestinians in the occupied territories under attack by Israeli forces have continued, with militant street marches taking place in Philadelphia, direct actions shutting down an arms supplier in Boston, freeways being blocked by mass marches in the bay area, an enormous sit-in by anti-Zionist Jews grinding the main terminal to…
(2023-10-31). The Gaza Resolution. samidoun.net Samidoun is one of many global organizations that have signed onto the Gaza Resolution below, initiated by the Progressive International: The Gaza Resolution: Popular movements, parties, and unions across the world issue a pledge to stand for Palestinian liberation and sever ties of complicity with the State of Israel. (1) Grieve the lives claimed in …
(2023-10-31). San Francisco rally in solidarity with Gaza. workers.org By Roger D. Harris A “No Business as Usual Rally in Solidarity with Gaza” temporarily shut down the Federal Building in San Francisco on Oct. 19, as people coming from work filled the streets. Called in less than 24 hours notice, the “All Out for Gaza” emergency protest amassed 2,000-3,000 . . . |
(2023-10-31). U.N. Gaza vote reflects U.S./Israeli global isolation. workers.org A United Nations General Assembly resolution calling for an “immediate, durable and sustainable humanitarian truce” between Israel and Hamas passed by 120-14 votes, with 45 abstentions, on Oct. 27. Demonstrators protest in solidarity with Palestinians in Gaza, London, Oct. 21, 2023. The resolution, introduced by Jordan, stressed the need “to . . . |
(2023-10-31). Nakba again? Leaked documents confirm Israeli plan to push Palestinians into Egypt. peoplesworld.org Initially dismissed by some of Israel’s U.S. supporters as the fantasy of a few fanatics in Netanyahu’s ruling coalition, permanently pushing Palestinians out of Gaza is now confirmed as the preferred policy option of the Israeli Intelligence Ministry. A leaked document published by local Israeli news outlet Sicha Mekomit reveals a plan to send Gaza …
(2023-10-31). Half a million march for Gaza in London as peace demos take a stand across Britain. mronline.org The protesters spoke with one voice—”Ceasefire now!”—directing their message at the Tory government which licenced the sale of weapons from Britain now being used by Israel in the accelerating massacre.
(2023-10-31). Israeli targets journalists, kills their families as Big Tech & Biden admin silence Palestinians. mronline.org With Israeli airstrikes on Gaza killing at least twenty Palestinian journalists—and the Biden administration working to muzzle others—Big Tech is quietly coordinating with Tel Aviv to muzzle Palestinian media outfits.
(2023-10-31). Refuting Israel’s lies about its invasion of Gaza. liberationnews.org The corporate media have become mouthpieces for U.S. and Israeli government war propaganda. It’s time to clear this up.
(2023-10-31). New Document Leak on Plan to Expel Gaza Population. scheerpost.com
(2023-10-31). ‘Operation Al-Aqsa Flood’ Day 24: Israel the Enters Second Phase of Its War on Gaza. scheerpost.com
(2023-10-31). Patrick Lawrence: Deeper Into Depravity. scheerpost.com By Patrick Lawrence / Original to ScheerPost Diego Ramos, ScheerPost’s managing editor, forwarded me a video clip last week he thought I ought to see. Sending it under the subject line, “Disturbing trend in Israel,” my colleague must have reckoned I have not been sufficiently shocked by the events in Israel and Gaza since Hamas …
(2023-10-31). Labour for Palestine: Stop the War on Gaza, Ceasefire Now. socialistproject.ca Palestinian trade unions The call comes amidst a genocidal bombing campaign on the 2 million people of Gaza that has followed on Hamas’ October 7 counter-offensive to the occupation into Israel. Israel has since been preparing for a full ground invasion into the territory, while launching thousands of bombs completely devastating the infrastructure and killing thousands. Israel has also…
(2023-10-31). Israeli tank blows up car of Palestinians attempting to flee the Israeli ground invasion in Gaza. youtube.com
(2023-10-31). We Are Ruled By Sociopaths And Morons. caitlinjohnstone.com.au The response to the Gaza crisis from western leaders and media outlets and celebrities shows very clearly that we really are led by the least among us. The least wise. The least intelligent. The least compassionate. The least insightful. We are ruled by sociopaths and morons.
(2023-10-31). We Are Ruled By Sociopaths And Morons. thealtworld.com Listen to a reading of this article (reading by Tim Foley): | The response to the Gaza crisis from western leaders and media outlets and celebrities shows very clearly that we really are ‚ùñ | You are being offered two narratives to choose from: | Palestinians in Gaza are evil orc-like savages who…
(2023-10-31). At Least 50 Killed by Israeli Strikes on Jabalia Refugee Camp in Gaza. news.antiwar.com Israeli warplanes on Tuesday hammered the Jabalia refugee camp in Gaza City with airstrikes, killing at least 50 people. The Israeli military has acknowledged it launched the airstrikes, claiming a senior Hamas commander was in the civilian populated camp. For their part, Hamas denied that one of its commanders was in the camp. Gaza’s Interior …
(2023-10-31). Israel Told US ‘Mass Civilian Casualties’ Were Acceptable Price of Gaza Campaign. news.antiwar.com During conversations with Israeli officials, it became clear to the Biden administration that Israel believed “mass civilian casualties” were an acceptable price of the bombing campaign in Gaza, The New York Times reported on Monday. The Times report said that Israeli officials referred to US and allied bombing campaigns in Germany and Japan during World …
(2023-10-31). Yemen’s Houthis Says They Launched Missiles, Drones at Israel. news.antiwar.com A military spokesman for Yemen’s Houthis, which govern most of north Yemen, said Tuesday they launched missiles and drones at Israel and warned the attacks would continue until Israel ends its war in Gaza. Israel said it activated its Arrow air defense system for the first time during its Gaza war to intercept a missile …
(2023-10-31). Even ghosts weep in Gaza. electronicintifada.net Reflections from the ruins.
(2023-10-31). Who will run post-holocaust Gaza? electronicintifada.net Perhaps the UAE could turn Gaza into a massive shopping mall with artificial islands shaped as doves of peace.
(2023-10-31). Watch: Day 24 roundup of Israel's attacks on Gaza. electronicintifada.net Israel bombed Ahmed Alnaouq’s house, killing more than 20 members of his family.
(2023-10-31). Where is the world's conscience? electronicintifada.net Gaza's gentle breezes are now contaminated with the smoke of Israel's bombs.
(2023-10-31). US regime change activist named Web Summit CEO after founder forced out for condemning Israeli ‘war crimes’. thegrayzone.com The CEO of one of the world’s leading tech conferences was forced to resign after criticizing Israel’s assault on Gaza. He was quickly replaced by one of the industry’s most prominent US government-affiliated regime change specialists. Europe’s biggest tech conference, Web Summit, has appointed a veteran US regime-change operative named Katherine Maher as its new CEO, just days after founder Paddy Cosgrave stepped down from the position following an industry-wide backlash to his suggestion that Israel forces have carried out …
(2023-10-31). US Stands Isolated in Backing Gaza Massacre. dissidentvoice.org Life in Gaza under Israeli bombardment. Photo credit: canada talks israel palestine On Friday, October 27, the nations of the world voted in the UN General Assembly, by a vote of 120 to 14, for an “immediate, durable and sustained humanitarian truce leading to a cessation of hostilities” in Gaza. The resolution was sponsored by …
(2023-10-31). US Stands Isolated in Backing Gaza Massacre. globalresearch.ca
(2023-10-31). The Hannibal Directive: What Really Happened On October 7. popularresistance.org We were told Hamas killed 1400 Israelis on October 7, that they carried out rapes and torture of civilians en masse and, of course, that they beheaded babies. | These claims are being used to justify Israel’s bombardment of Gaza — the world’s largest open-air prison. Israel’s bombing of the strip, where over 50% of the population are children, has cost the lives of more than 5,000 people and left more than one million homeless. | Recent events surrounding the Gaza conflict have prompted questions about the accuracy of reported actions attributed to Hamas and Israel’s military response. A closer examination…
(2023-10-31). The Gaza Manifesto: Why America’s Old Middle East is Crumbling. mintpressnews.com To think that tiny little Gaza is the spark that has refocused the energies of the whole region is a political miracle that many political scientists will find difficult to understand, let alone explain.
(2023-10-31). Bolivia severs ties with Israel over crimes against humanity. peoplesdispatch.org On October 31, Bolivia became the first Latin American country since October 7 to sever ties with Israel, citing war crimes in the Gaza Strip. In 2009, Bolivian President Evo Morales severed ties with Israel in protest of attacks against the Gaza Strip, however, Jeanine Añez’s right-wing coup government restored ties in 2019. | Bolivian officials of President Luis Arce’s administration explained that this decision is taken “in repudiation and condemnation of the aggressive and disproportionate Israeli military offensive, which is being carried out in the Gaza Strip and the threat to international peace and securi…
(2023-10-31). Hundreds reported dead after Israel wipes out entire neighborhood in Gaza. peoplesdispatch.org
(2023-10-31). Hundreds reported dead after Israel wipes out entire neighborhood in Gaza. peoplesdispatch.org On October 31, Israel dropped six US-made bombs (each weighing one ton) on the most populated neighborhood of Jabayla refugee camp in Gaza, killing and injuring 400, reports the Palestinian Ministry of Health. The death toll is likely to increase as more information becomes known. According to the Quds News Network, Jabalya is one of …
(2023-10-31). South Africa: United Nations Forces To Gaza Now. popularresistance.org The South African government on Monday urged the United Nations to deploy a rapid protection force to protect the Palestinian population in the besieged Gaza Strip from further Israeli bombardment. | “All countries genuinely committed to a rules-based system underpinned by international law must act immediately,” the South African foreign ministry said in a statement, adding: | “The numbers of non-combatants killed, especially the numbers of children killed, requires the world to show that it is serious about global accountability.” | In the statement, Pretoria called on the international community to hold Israel…
(2023-10-31). ‘McCarthyite Backlash’: Response To Criticism Of Israel Alarms Groups. popularresistance.org Civil rights groups in the US have warned of a “wave of McCarthyite backlash” against criticism of Israel’s bombardment of Gaza after Americans expressing support for the Palestinians have been sacked, faced threats of violence and hounded by pro-Israel groups. | The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) has warned of the “continued criminalisation of advocacy for Palestinian rights” and described an “increasing tide of anti-Palestinian and anti-Arab attacks in the US” following the Hamas cross-border attack in which about 1,400 Israelis were killed and more than 200 abducted.
(2023-10-31). Brazil’s MST Sends Food Shipment to Gaza. libya360.wordpress.com Peoples Dispatch First load of food was sent this Monday October 30. Photo: Yuri Gringo The MST’s first shipment to Gaza included two tons of rice, corn flour and milk, and more food is ready to be shipped and awaiting transportation The Landless Rural Workers’ Movement (MST) has sent two tons of food to the…
(2023-10-31). China votes in favor of resolution calling for immediate humanitarian truce in Gaza. ecns.cn China has voted in favor of the resolution adopted by the UN General Assembly, which called for immediate humanitarian truce in Gaza, said spokesperson for the Chinese Foreign Ministry Wang Wenbin on Monday at a press conference.
(2023-10-31). Envoy: Military means not solution in Gaza. ecns.cn China’s top envoy to the United Nations on Monday urged all parties of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to cease the hostilities, lift Gaza’s full siege, restore supplies, release detainees and promote diplomatic dialogue for a political resolution.
(2023-10-31). More than 3200 Children Already Killed by Israel in Targeted Airstrikes. “Netanyahu must be Indicted and Brought before the ICC in The Hague” globalresearch.ca
(2023-10-31). Genocidal Onslaught of Gaza, Not Yet Shocking Conscience of the World. globalresearch.ca
(2023-10-31). Israel está tendo sérios problemas com seu plano de invasà£o terrestre. globalresearch.ca Israel continua a enfrentar sérias dificuldades na conduàßà£o da sua operaàßà£o terrestre na Faixa de Gaza. Muitos fatores tornam o campo de batalha local extremamente difícil para as IDF, principalmente pelo fato de as tropas do Hamas utilizarem uma rede …
(2023-10-31). 64 humanitarian UN agency employees die in Israeli bombing. plenglish.com Ramallah, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) The UN agency in charge of helping Palestinian refugees reported that 64 of its workers died in the Israeli bombings against the Gaza Strip since October 7th.
(2023-10-31). Headlines for October 31, 2023. democracynow.org UNICEF Warns Israel’s Assault on Gaza Is Killing or Wounding 420 Children a Day, Israeli Tanks Press Deeper into Gaza After Netanyahu Rules Out Ceasefire, Condemns Hostage Video, Israeli Military Warns Al Jazeera Correspondent in Gaza to Leave Home or Die, Reporters Without Borders Says Israel “Targeted” Journalists in Attack That Killed Issam Abdallah, Sit-in Protesters Across Canada Demand Lawmakers Press for Immediate Ceasefire in Gaza , Antisemitic Mob Storms Airport in Russia’s Dagestan Region Seeking Israeli Passengers , U.S. Officials Warn of Surge of Hate Crimes Against Muslims, Ar…
(2023-10-31). Dear Readers, You Are Making an Impact! Global Research is Committed to Peace and Justice. globalresearch.ca Draconian measures against free speech and free expression have become intense in the course of the last three weeks amid the Israeli siege of Gaza. | Online censorship, imposed by Big Tech in coordination with Big Money, has made objective reporting …
(2023-10-31). Palestinian Government reiterates call for urgent UN intervention. plenglish.com Ramallah, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) The Palestinian Government on Tuesday insisted on an urgent intervention by the United Nations and international organizations to stop Israel’s aggression against the Gaza Strip, where thousands of deaths and injuries have been reported, in addition to a humanitarian crisis.
(2023-10-31). Demonstrators in the U.S. demand a ceasefire in Gaza. plenglish.com Washington, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) Protesters interrupted Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s speech several times today, shouting “cease fire in Gaza now” during a hearing before the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee.
(2023-10-31). What’s Not Being Said. tomdispatch.com Reacting to the terrorist attacks by the Palestinian militant group Hamas that killed more than 1,400 Israelis, Americans have been remarkably focused on whether we should support Israel or the residents of Gaza. In either case, we act as if Israel’s only possible decision was whether or not to launch a war against Gaza. In the country that waged a disastrous 20-year “global war on terror” in response to the 9/11 attacks, it seems strange that there’s been so little discussion about what such a decision might mean in the long term. Going to war is just that — one decision among many possibilities, including…
(2023-10-31). Over 700,000 women and children displaced by bombs in Gaza Strip. plenglish.com Ramallah, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) The General Union of Palestinian Women (GUPW) denounced on Tuesday that over 700,000 women and children have been displaced as a result of the Israeli aggression against the Gaza Strip in the last 25 days.
(2023-10-31). Israelis May Ask Who the Real Hostage-Takers Are: Hamas or Netanyahu Regime? thealtworld.com The criminal recklessness of Netanyahu and his regime will rebound with a vengeance, Finian Cunningham writes. | Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his war Cabinet are pushing ahead with a limited ground invasion of Gaza — even though that will mean disaster for thousands of more innocent lives, including over 200 Israeli hostages. | The Biden administration has reportedly been trying to delay the drastic manoeuvre to give more chance for negotiations to secure the release of hostages. But Netanyahu and his cabinet are driven by their ideological fanaticism and need to save face. | Since the atta…
(2023-10-31). SCOTT RITTER LIVE : WHAT ARE THE MILITARY TARGETS IN GAZA? thealtworld.com
(2023-10-31). South Africa: UN Forces to Gaza Now. palestinechronicle.com
(2023-10-31). Leila Khaled: ‘Where There Is Repression, There Is Resistance’. orinocotribune.com Lifelong Palestinian freedom fighter Leila Khaled on the Palestinian liberation struggle, her history in the movement and the inevitability of resistance. | Over 7,000 Palestinians have been killed in Israel’s bombing of the Gaza strip over the past three weeks. The atrocities and brutal violence carried out by Israel has moved people of the world who have taken to the streets in protest of Israeli crimes and in support of Palestinian resistance in unprecedented levels. | On the sidelines of the III International Dilemmas of Humanity Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa lifelong Palestinian freedom fighter…
(2023-10-31). Labour MPs need to resign over Starmer’s disgusting position on Gaza. thecanary.co Labour leader Keir Starmer has reiterated his refusal to back a ceasefire in Israel’s ongoing onslaught against Palestinian people in both Gaza and the Occupied Territories. So far, Labour MPs with a shred of humanity have voiced their opposition to him — but have not resigned. So, is it time for politicians to start stepping …
(2023-10-31). Israel’s Doomed ‘De-Hamasification’ and Russia’s Winning ‘De-Nazification’. orinocotribune.com By Ramin Mazaheri — Oct 28, 2023 | Israeli regime’s actions over the years have shown that its ultimate goal is to clear Palestine of all non-Jews and consolidate the illegal occupation with the backing of its Western allies. | However, the regime’s stated goal at the moment, as its warplanes continue to pummel the densely-populated civilian areas in Gaza, is the complete obliteration of the democratically-elected Hamas government in the besieged strip in what can be referred to as “de-Hamasification”. | It’s useful to employ this term because there are many parallels — but far more contrasts — wit…
(2023-10-31). What Really Happened on 7th October? orinocotribune.com By Robert Inlakesh and Sharmine Narwani — Oct 24, 2023 | Evidence is now emerging that up to half the Israelis killed were combatants; that Israeli forces were responsible for some of their own civilian deaths; and that Tel Aviv disseminated false ‘Hamas atrocities’ stories to justify its devastating air assault on Palestinian civilians in Gaza. | Two weeks after the Hamas breakout assault on Israel on 7 October, a clearer picture of what happened — who died, and who killed — is now beginning to emerge. | Instead of the wholescale massacre of civilians claimed by Israel, incomplete figures publis…
(2023-10-31). Larry’s List: On Gaza, Corporate Bullsh*t, Censorship, Censorship and More. scheerpost.com By SP Staff ScheerPost is bringing back Larry’s List, a daily news curation from USC communications professor Larry Gross, to keep you up to date with the most cutting edge news and analysis of our time. A specialist in media and culture, art and communication, visual communication and media portrayals of minorities, Gross helped found …
(2023-10-30). China votes in favor of resolution calling for immediate humanitarian truce in Gaza. ecns.cn China has voted in favor of the resolution adopted by the UN General Assembly, which called for immediate humanitarian truce in Gaza, said spokesperson for the Chinese Foreign Ministry Wang Wenbin on Monday at a press conference.
(2023-10-30). Envoy: Military means not solution in Gaza. ecns.cn China’s top envoy to the United Nations on Monday urged all parties of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to cease the hostilities, lift Gaza’s full siege, restore supplies, release detainees and promote diplomatic dialogue for a political resolution.
(2023-10-31). A new promising political party “Armenian Bastion” has appeared in Armenia>. infobrics.org The emergence of a new party should favorably influence and improve the political system of Armenia. A new promising political party “Armenian Bastion” has appeared in Armenia. A fundamentally new political force has been registered in the republic.
(2023-10-31). Five socially-conscious horror films for Halloween and beyond. peoplesworld.org The Halloween season is reserved for relishing in the gothic and mysterious, with popular horror films competing to play on the fears of viewers in new and exciting ways. The best horror films go beyond the occasional jump scare and ghoulish creatures, though. Instead, they use bleak and fantastical scenarios to draw attention to real-world …
(2023-10-31). Detained Under UK Terrorism Law, Whistleblower Says Police Questioned His Support For Assange. thedissenter.org Support independent journalism on whistleblowers, government secrecy, and press freedom-related issues. On his way back home from Iceland, British whistleblower and former diplomat Craig Murray was stopped by police and interrogated at Scotland’s Glasgow Airport under Schedule 7 of the United Kingdom Terrorism Act 2000. | Murray was subjected to a barrage of questions on October 16 for nearly an hour. | The questions partly focused on his sources of income and his connection to WikiLeaks, the Don’t Extradite Assan…
(2023-10-31). Israel needs more “immediate attention” than Ukraine, says US House Speaker. infobrics.org The Ukrainian military has suffered more than 90,000 casualties since the counteroffensive began.
(2023-10-31). New Development Bank and Government of Brazil Sign USD 1 Billion Loan Agreement to Support Brazil’s Economic Recovery. infobrics.org The New Development Bank (NDB) and the Federative Republic of Brazil singed the Loan Agreement for Brazil Emergency Assistance Program for Economic Recovery Project…
(2023-10-31). India and Russia Discuss New Transport Corridors and Maritime Collaboration. infobrics.org In a recent meeting on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, India and Russia explored the potential development of new transport corridors, including the Northern Sea Route (NSR) and the Eastern Maritime Corridor (EMC) connecting Vladivostok and Chennai…
(2023-10-31). We Should not Ignore BRICS. infobrics.org For the first time in my memory there was serious discussion of a new trading currency to supplant the dollar, which currently represents 85% of global cross border trade. This is important because if BRICS became a cohesive trading entity it would have serious heft, with a third of global GDP and a combined $387bn trade surplus compared to the EU’s $467bn trade deficit…
(2023-10-31). Bangladesh continues close cooperation with Russia despite growing US pressure. infobrics.org Dhaka’s refusal to stop strategically important projects for the sake of getting a pointless “pat on the back” infuriated Washington DC, but the belligerent thalassocracy was powerless to stop it. Still, this didn’t prevent the US from trying to make the lives of Bangladeshi people more difficult.
(2023-10-31). BRICS Cooperation with Africa: An Economic Platform for China and Russia. Cooperation with the “Global South” globalresearch.ca
(2023-10-31). U.S. facing labor shortage. america.cgtn.com The U.S. is suffering from a worker shortage. | An aging population, childcare access, immigration, and a desire for more quality of life might be to blame. | The industries most affected by the labor shortage are construction, restaurants, roofing, hotels, roofing, and agriculture- jobs traditionally held by immigrants. Net international migration is at its lowest level, according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. | CGTN’s Nitza Soledad Perez with the story.
(2023-10-31). After 112 years, there’s a permanent, onsite Triangle Shirtwaist Fire memorial. peoplesworld.org NEW YORK—”Thud! Dead. Thud! Dead.” That’s how one onlooker later remembered the tragedy of New York’s Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire of 1911, just off what is now Washington Square Park in lower Manhattan. It was the thud and death of the 146 immigrant women and girls, trapped in a sweatshop so far up the Asch …
(2023-10-31). How They Did It: Labor Journalist Jane Slaughter on UAW’s “Life-Changing” Deal with Big 3 Automakers. democracynow.org The United Auto Workers union has reached tentative agreements with Ford, Stellantis and General Motors, and workers are returning as they end a historic six-week strike against the Big Three automakers based in Detroit. Under the deals, workers will get major raises over the length of the contracts, as well as improved benefits. “They will be life-changing for some of the lowest-paid members of the union,” says legendary labor journalist Jane Slaughter, founder of Labor Notes. The UAW’s success is largely attributed to union president Shawn Fain’s “stand-up strike” strategy, i…
(2023-10-31). Mack Trucks intransigently refusing striking workers’ demands, as engines run low at Volvo Trucks plant in Virginia. wsws.org The company is demanding complete surrender on the economic front as the workers’ strike enters the fourth week.
(2023-10-31). Thousands of striking US actors in new open letter once again warn union officials: Don’t sell us out! wsws.org As in June, the powerful message from rank-and-file actors is clear: don’t sell us out!
(2023-10-31). Precarious jobs, low earnings, and unpaid work haunt India’s economy. peoplesdispatch.org A recently released government report captures a reality where unpaid labor, especially of women, has increased significantly, informal work has increased, agriculture is increasingly the mainstay of work, and low-paying self-employment dominates the world of work…
(2023-10-31). Cuba calls for unity at solar energy event in India (+Photo). plenglish.com New Delhi, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) Cuba called for for unity and international collaboration on Tuesday at the 6th Session of the General Assembly of the International Solar Alliance (ISA), which is taking place in this capital with the participation of representatives from 116 countries.
(2023-10-31). We are millions, we are billions, we are all Palestinians: Stand with Palestine in DC on November 4th. therealnews.com This story originally appeared in We are witnessing an emergent movement in the United States, one that upholds Black Lives from Ferguson to Minneapolis, champions Native sovereignty from the Hawaiian mountains to the Plains of the Dakotas, knows no borders from the Texas deserts to the California valley and reclaims our stolen labor from the classrooms of Oklahoma to the fa…
(2023-10-31). Disabled Southerners Are Building New Paths To Grassroots Power. popularresistance.org Alongside some of this moment’s biggest grassroots struggles — mass movements to transform American policing, labor, health care and voting rights — the fight against ableism has been a constant undercurrent. During the late 20th century, the disability rights movement emerged in tandem with the long civil rights movement, leading to major reforms at the federal level. In 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA, formally banned discrimination against disabled people in employment, public services and commerce — a watershed moment for anti-ableism work.
(2023-10-31). Legal experts agree on BRI cooperation. ecns.cn Domestic and foreign legal officials have pledged to strengthen collaboration in law enforcement and security, so that they can better serve and safeguard the building of the Belt and Road Initiative.
(2023-10-31). Cambodia holds day against US blockade of Cuba. plenglish.com Members of the Cuba Solidarity Movement, Cuban collaborators, Cubans residing in Cambodia, faculty and university students, participated in the activities. | Flags of Cambodia and Cuba were raised at Wat Non, the largest natural elevation in the city, in support not only of the demand for the end of the blockade but also for the exclusion of Cuba from the list of states sponsoring terrorism. | The vice president of the Association of Cambodian Graduates in Cuba, Bun Therun, expressed his support for Cuba, hours away from the presentation to the United Nations General Assembly, of a resolution calling for the end…
(2023-10-31). Big Pharma Awards Pelosi For Her Loyalty & Amazon Ramps Up It’s Union Busting Efforts. trofire.com Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was recently given an award by the healthcare industry for working tirelessly — for years — to prevent REAL healthcare reform that would provide relief to consumers from happening. Also, according to the latest data, Amazon spent $14 million dollars last year to fight labor unions, the largest amount in …
(2023-10-30). Legal experts agree on BRI cooperation. ecns.cn Domestic and foreign legal officials have pledged to strengthen collaboration in law enforcement and security, so that they can better serve and safeguard the building of the Belt and Road Initiative.
(2023-10-31). Cafe Landwer Isn’t Boycotted For Being a Jewish Business. readthemaple.com Media and political focus on Cafe Landwer is another attempt to equate anti-Zionism with antisemitism as a means to smear Palestinians.
(2023-10-31). In defense of AMLO — understanding MORENA’s project. therealnews.com US corporate media decries AMLO as an ‘authoritarian.’ Some in the US left have criticized AMLO’s party, MORENA, for its emphasis on extractivism and its conflicts with some Indigenous communities. What’s often left out of the narrative is that MORENA has successfully lifted 9 million Mexicans out of poverty since 2018. What’s the true story of MORENA’s political project?
(2023-10-31). Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine / Reports crimes committed against Palestinian prisoners. workers.org The following slightly edited statement was issued by the Office of Martyrs, Prisoners, and the Wounded of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) on Oct. 29, 2023. There are horrific testimonies about the crimes committed by the occupation and prison administration against prisoners and detainees in its . . . |
(2023-10-31). Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine Reports crimes committed against Palestinian prisoners. workers.org The following slightly edited statement was issued by the Office of Martyrs, Prisoners, and the Wounded of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) on Oct. 29, 2023. There are horrific testimonies about the crimes committed by the occupation and prison administration against prisoners and detainees in its . . . |
(2023-10-31). Palestinian joint statement: ‘Escalate all forms of resistance’. workers.org The following slightly edited statement was issued Oct. 28, 2023 by Palestinian forces: Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Hamas (Islamic Resistance Movement), Palestinian Islamic Jihad, Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, and Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine — General Command. Football fans unfurl banners, Glasgow, . . . |
(2023-10-31). Palestinian joint statement:’Escalate all forms of resistance’. workers.org The following slightly edited statement was issued Oct. 28, 2023 by Palestinian forces: Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Hamas (Islamic Resistance Movement), Palestinian Islamic Jihad, Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, and Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine — General Command. Football fans unfurl banners, Glasgow, . . . |
(2023-10-31). UAW Wins Tentative Contract Deal With Final Big Three Holdout. popularresistance.org The United Auto Workers on Monday secured a tentative agreement with General Motors that reportedly includes a 25% general wage increase over the life of the four-and-a-half-year contract as well as cost-of-living adjustments. | According to Bloomberg, the UAW’s agreement with GM has similar economic terms as the historic tentative deal the union reached with Ford last week and a subsequent agreement with Stellantis over the weekend. | With the GM deal, the UAW has now reached a tentative contract agreement with each of the Big Three U.S. automakers, putting an end—at least for now—to the union’s hist…
(2023-10-31). Allied Healthcare Workers Harmed by COVID-19 mRNA Vaccines and Mandates. globalresearch.ca
(2023-10-31). Oppose the UAW-backed sellout contracts at Ford, GM and Stellantis! wsws.org The World Socialist Web Site urge workers to establish rank-and-file committees to fight for the broadest possible “no” vote and prepare a real struggle to win workers’ demands.
(2023-10-31). Over 50 Culinary Union workers arrested after blocking Las Vegas strip. wsws.org After an almost unanimous strike authorization vote by Las Vegas-area hotel workers last month, the Culinary Union has refused to set a strike date.
(2023-10-31). Workers Struggles: The Americas. wsws.org Workers, students and teachers staged nationwide protests over a new government mining contract while 670 Vancouver, Canada, wastewater workers are in the third week of a strike over wages.
(2023-10-31). Brazil’s Workers Party and pseudo-lefts isolate teachers’ and students’ struggles. wsws.org Strikes and protests have taken place in recent months in Sà£o Paulo, Brazil’s largest and richest state, mainly involving the education sector.
(2023-10-31). The UAW sellout contracts: What autoworkers need to know. wsws.org There is growing opposition among rank-and-file workers study the contract emerge. The WSWS will continue to post updates on details and responses from autoworkers.
(2023-10-31). PDVSA Receives 450 Tankers to Transport Gas Throughout Venezuela. orinocotribune.com Some 450 tanker trucks were purchased by Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) with the aim of guaranteeing an optimal and reliable supply of fuel throughout Venezuela. | The information was announced by the vice president of commerce and national supply of PDVSA, Juan Carlos Díaz, who detailed that of the 450 tankers that PDVSA acquired, the first 100 were delivered to the workers of the National Transportation Company (ENT). | Diaz highlighted that the delivery of these ta…
(2023-10-31). Civil society in central Cuba expresses solidarity with Palestine. plenglish.com Ciego de àÅvila, Cuba, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) Workers, students, and members of political and popular organizations in this central Cuban region continue the acts condemning the crimes of the Zionist State of Israel against the Palestinian people.
(2023-10-31). Israeli military’s targeted killing of journalist draws international condemnation, raises alarm on Press Freedom. nationofchange.org The journalist, whose identity is being withheld due to security concerns, was not merely an accidental casualty but the specific target of a military operation.
(2023-10-31). Time Magazine Shared Some “Politically Inconvenient” Truths About Ukraine. thealtworld.com
(2023-10-31). Israel Apologists Relentlessly Gaslight And Attack Our Sense Of Reality. thealtworld.com Listen to a reading of this article (reading by Tim Foley): | The Atlantic has a new Israel apologia article out titled ” The entire article has been
(2023-10-31). Israel Apologists Relentlessly Gaslight And Attack Our Sense Of Reality. caitlinjohnstone.com.au They tell you Israel is defending itself when you can see it’s mostly killing women and children. | They tell you they’re targeting Hamas when you can see them flattening whole city blocks. | They tell you you’re an anti-semite when you know you’re not.
(2023-10-31). Watch the video about 7 October YouTube doesn't want you to see. electronicintifada.net At least some of the Israelis were killed by the Israeli military.
(2023-10-31). Palestine must thrive, not just survive. electronicintifada.net Behind the statistics are stories of love, loss and resilience.
(2023-10-31). Spain’s Catholic Church issues apology for sexually abusing children. geo.tv
(2023-10-31). Yemen’s Houthis ‘launch missiles, drones’ at Israel. geo.tv Operation was third targeting Israel and there will be more, Houthi military says…
(2023-10-31). October 7 Testimonies Reveal Israel’s Military ‘Shelling’ Israeli Citizens with Tanks, Missiles. globalresearch.ca
(2023-10-31). Identity Verification or Data Exposure? Twitter Using Israeli Tech Firm Headed by Ex-Military Officials to Verify Users. mintpressnews.com Jessica Buxbaum investigates the partnership between X and an Israeli tech company run by former intelligence officials, highlighting its potential impact on surveillance, censorship, and digital rights.
(2023-10-31). Identity Verification or Data Exposure? Twitter Using Israeli Tech Firm Headed by Ex-Military Officials to Verify Users. mintpressnews.com The social media platform X (formerly known as Twitter) is working with an Israeli tech firm to verify BlueTick subscribers, raising suspicions that personal data could fall into the hands of the Israeli government or private sector, both of whom have a long history of illegally stealing user data, including from X itself, and spying …
(2023-10-31). “Don’t vote for a kidnapper!”: Indonesians demand justice and an end to impunity. peoplesdispatch.org The legacy of the bloody Suharto dictatorship and its victims still marks political life in Indonesia, especially as the country gears up for elections in early 2024…
(2023-10-31). Look Up! Wake Up, People! You Are Being “Suicided in Warp Speed”. globalresearch.ca Don’t look up lest you could see what nobody wants you to see — namely the Big-Big Lie. As time goes on and Agenda 2030, alias The WEF’s Great Reset progresses, the asteroid approaching Mother Earth is ever moving closer.
(2023-10-31). What Does LandBack Have To Do With The War Against Palestine? popularresistance.org Today, there is no place more justified for LandBack than Palestine, where Israeli “settlers” (with military backing) have pushed them off their land and slaughtered them for generations. | According to the LandBack manifesto “Our struggle is interconnected with the struggles of all oppressed Peoples. It is a future where Black reparations and Indigenous LANDBACK coexist. We are the land.” | Going far beyond economics, LandBack sees land as tied to culture — regaining land is central to efforts by the colonized to assert their existence. It advocates decolonization, dismantling white supremacy, and reclaimi…
(2023-10-31). No To APEC Coalition Calls On City Officials To Defend Free Speech. popularresistance.org
(2023-10-31). City College’s 1940s Fight Against Political Repression: Lessons For Today. popularresistance.org Students, faculty, and staff at colleges and universities across the United States and the world are facing an unusually high level of repression for speaking out in support of Palestinians. A city councilwoman brought a gun to a protest outside of Brooklyn College. Billboard trucks displaying the faces and names of pro-Palestine activists are circling the block at Harvard and Columbia. Students are having their job offers revoked. Florida governor Ron DeSantis is trying to ban Students for Justice in Palestine from all Florida schools. Earlier this week, the U.S. Senate unanimously voted a resolution condemning…
(2023-10-31). How U.S. Policy Failures Have Helped Hamas. fpif.org In what seems like a throwback to U.S. policy in Central America in the 1980s, the United States is supporting a repressive rightwing government that is engaged in the large-scale killing of civilians. The current administration is making the same kind of rationalizations by insisting that the United States is supporting a democracy defending itself against terrorists, discounting the death toll as unreliable, accusing Amnesty International and other human rights groups of bias in reporting war crimes and other human rights abuses, arguing that the civilian casualties are not the fault of the U.S.-backed governme…
(2023-10-31). Hungary and Slovakia Threaten to Break EU Unity on Ukraine Military Aid. globalresearch.ca
(2023-10-31). Protests in Ukraine demand return of soldiers from the front. wsws.org The Zelensky regime is refusing to disclose how long Ukrainian soldiers will be expected to remain at the front amid growing nationwide protests against never-ending deployment.
(2023-10-31). Israel Threatens to Assassinate Syrian President Assad. libya360.wordpress.com Vanessa Beeley Israel has recently made a series of unprecedented threats against the Lebanese Hezbollah Resistance party and Syria’s President Bashar Al Assad. Speaking through French negotiators Israel informed Hezbollah that “it is not interested in the war, but ready to wage it if it is imposed on [Israel]”. This was recounted by Israeli political sources to…
(2023-10-31). Fringe Minority Views. dissidentvoice.org While a serving president, George W Bush opined about the antiwar movement: “First of all, you know, size of protests–it’s like deciding, ‘Well, I’m going to decide policy based upon a focus group.’ The role of a leader is to decide policy based upon, in this case, the security of the people.” In other words, killing over a million Iraqis and Saddam Hussein was required for the security of the United States. So much for the security of Iraqis.
(2023-10-31). Is Trump’s Georgia Prosecutor Really Democracy’s Savior? levernews.com
(2023-10-31). Authoritarians Drunk on Power. dissidentvoice.org There is something terribly wrong with this country, isn’t there? Cruelty and injustice, intolerance and oppression. And where once you had the freedom to object, to think and speak as you saw fit, you now have censors and systems of surveillance coercing your conformity and soliciting your submission. How did this happen? Who’s to blame? …
(2023-10-31). China and Russia Playing Military and Diplomatic Cards in the Middle East. sonar21.com The Western public, especially the Americans, while focused intensely on the Israeli war with Hamas and the Palestinian people, is paying little attention to what China and Russia are doing in the region to support Iran. There is strong sentiment among the political class in the United States to take advantage of this moment and attack Iran. | What they are failing to take into account is that China, using a flotilla of its navy, sent a clear signal that it is no longer a passive observer in the war between Israel and Hamas. Six Chinese war ships sailed into the Persian Gulf, spending five days in Kuwait…
(2023-10-31). Brazil looks at possible reforms to overcrowded prisons. america.cgtn.com Brazil is home to one of the largest prison populations in the world. | With more than 830,000 people behind bars in overcrowded, violent facilities and a repeat offender rate of over 80 percent, a highly successful alternative model for prisoner reform has emerged. | CGTN’s Lucrecia Franco reports.
(2023-10-31). Ministers of Ethiopia and Venezuela hold meeting (+Photos). plenglish.com Addis Ababa, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) The Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed, received the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Venezuela, Yván Gil, who is on an official visit to strengthen bilateral relations and cooperation.
(2023-10-31). The Shift: White House compares Palestine activists to Charlottesville fascists. mondoweiss.net At a briefing yesterday, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre seemingly compared Palestine activists to the white supremacists who marched in Charlottesville, VA in 2017.
(2023-10-31). 400,000+ US Citizens to Top Democrats: Fix Supreme Court Corruption. scheerpost.com
(2023-10-31). Fighting Billionaires’ Control of the Media, Individual News Vouchers. scheerpost.com By Dean Baker / Beat the Press (CEPR) Mark Twain famously quipped that everyone always talks about the weather, but no one ever does anything about it. (This was before global warming.) In the same vein, it is common for people to rant about billionaires, like Rupert Murdoch and Elon Musk, controlling major media outlets …
(2023-10-31). China prepares to head UNSC amid global conflicts. america.cgtn.com The conflict between Israel and Hamas is set to dominate the agenda of the UN Security Council during the month of November when China takes over the rotating presidency. | And while other conflicts remain on the council’s agenda, finding a consensus on the Middle East matter, experts say, is the most pressing for China. | CGTN’s Jody Jacobs reports.
(2023-10-31). Why is Biden Cracking Down on Stock Buybacks in Just One Industry? ips-dc.org The Biden administration is giving companies a leg up in the competition for new subsidies for U.S. semiconductor manufacturing if they agree to forgo all stock buybacks for five years. | The reasoning? These CHIPS program subsidies, Wielding th…
(2023-10-31). Black history defended in Jacksonville. cpusa.org “In some places, they put up all these statues. | You know, like all these Confederate monuments | and statues you see everywhere. | All the lot of ’em is put up right on top of a slave burial field. … | “It’s like taking one history | and putting it right on top of another. | It’s like taking one man’s legacy, | putting it on top of another. | Till, one day, it gets pushed down so deep | buried so deep… …can’t no one ever find it no more.” | — Ruben Soames in “The Burial” (2023) by Maggie Betts | Hundreds of historians from all over the country came to Jacksonville, Florida at the end of Septemb…
(2023-10-31). Africa vs Colonialism: Why does the Continent’s struggle for self-sufficiency remain so difficult? mronline.org Regional organizations are trying to overcome the legacy of their dependence on the West.
(2023-10-31). How The GOP’s Israel Bill Could Help Hamas. levernews.com
(2023-10-31). The Economy Versus the Economic System. peoplespolicyproject.org As we gear up for the next presidential election, various pundits are puzzling over how people can be dissatisfied with the Biden economy. Some of this puzzling, such as that which is focused on what survey responders actually mean when they answer generic questions about the economy, is fair enough. Personally, I think these surveys are not very insightful because so many respondents clearly use them as proxy questions about whether they like the president or not. | However, other puzzling on this question, such as that which accuses the left of being deliberately unfair and ridiculous in its assessment of th…
(2023-10-31). Full Steam Ahead. scheerpost.com
(2023-10-31). Prison Is Like a Pumpkin Patch. scheerpost.com
(2023-10-31). Disabled people took their fight over the WCA changes to the DWP’s front door. thecanary.co On Monday 30 October, chronically ill and disabled people protested outside the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) over the department’s planned changes to the Work Capability Assessment (WCA). The demo served as a stark reminder of how chronically ill and disabled people have had to fight the DWP for years — and, clearly, how …
(2023-10-31). U.S. Quietly Expands Secret Military Base in Israel. libya360.wordpress.com Ken Klippenstein, Daniel Boguslaw U.S. Air Force airmen hand off cargo to the Israeli military at Nevatim Air Base, Israel, on Oct. 15, 2023. Photo: Edgar Grimaldo/U.S. Air Force Two months before Hamas attacked Israel, the Pentagon awarded a multimillion-dollar contract to build U.S. troop facilities for a secret base it maintains deep within Israel’s Negev desert, just…
(2023-10-31). We Will Not Be Intimidated: Boise Mobilizes Against Neo-Nazis. itsgoingdown.org Report back on community rapid response to neo-Nazi activity in so-called Boise, Idaho. This is a brief note dedicated to those confused or concerned about the recent Patriot Front action that included the dropping of banners on I-84 overpasses. They do these things as propagandistic actions. They’re trying to give the impression of having a…
(2023-10-31). The New Cold War in the Arctic. U.S. Military Installations in Greenland. globalresearch.ca
(2023-10-31). Venezuela: Supreme Court Suspends Opposition Primaries Results. orinocotribune.com The Venezuelan Supreme Court of Justice’s (TSJ) Electoral Chamber suspended all the results of the different phases of the internal opposition elections organized by the National Primary Commission (CNP). This comes after accepting an appeal filed by opposition deputy José Brito. | This Monday, October 30, the Electoral Chamber released ruling 122 requesting the application of precautionary safeguarding. Therefore, all the results of the opposition primaries are suspended. Despite this decision, due to the private consultation nature of the opposition electoral event, where far-right pre-candidate María Corina Ma…
(2023-10-31). The Roof of the World: China’s Tibetan Plateau. Arnold August. globalresearch.ca
(2023-10-31). What Is A Woman?: A War On Biological Reality is Being Fought by Misogynistic & Child Abusing Men. expose-news.com As a steadfast advocate for women’s rights and gender equality for decades, my journey has taken me through tides of societal change. I’ve witnessed the evolution of the feminist narrative, growing from …
(2023-10-31). Jewish Alternatives to Zionism. globalresearch.ca
(2023-10-31). US Congress: Reject Bill to Support Forced Israeli Displacement of Palestinians to Third Countries. globalresearch.ca
(2023-10-31). Foreign companies rethinking India’s biz environment. ecns.cn Multinationals face increasingly challenging business conditions in India as the South Asian nation’s reputation as a lucrative investment choice increasingly appears to conceal significant risks for foreign investors, experts said..
(2023-10-31). Art to give cultural touch to sixth CIIE. ecns.cn Thanks to duty-free policy, 135 pieces of art valued at more than 1 billion yuan ($136 million) will vie with products, brands, services, technologies and content for the limelight at the upcoming sixth China International Import Expo in Shanghai.
(2023-10-31). U.S. FDA approves new Chinese drug in the treatment of aggressive cancer. ecns.cn Shanghai Junshi Biosciences has gained approval from the United States’ Food and Drug Administration for a market launch of a flagship self-developed cancer treatment, which experts said marks another milestone of domestic enterprises’ innovation and production capacities.
(2023-10-31). How did tea get blended with coffee in the past 17 centuries. ecns.cn A cup of cappuccino with a hint of tea or a glass of jasmine tea with Latte art has become the top choice of hot drinks for many in autumn.
(2023-10-31). Water conservancy taps into right efforts. ecns.cn China’s local-level authorities are increasingly prioritizing investment effectiveness, focusing on water conservancy projects closely related to people’s livelihoods.
(2023-10-31). Study reveals harsh environmental impact of illegal wildlife hunting. ecns.cn From January 2014 to March 2020, Chinese authorities won convictions in more than 9,000 cases involving illegal wildlife hunting.
(2023-10-31). Country largest trade partner of 25 BRI economies. ecns.cn China has become the largest trade partner of 25 economies involved in the Belt and Road Initiative, a report said.
(2023-10-31). Chinese authorities find hundreds of illegal meteorological detection sites. ecns.cn Chinese authorities have discovered hundreds of illegal foreign-affiliated meteorological detection sites transmitting weather data to other countries in real-time during an ongoing nationwide special operation, according to an official post.
(2023-10-31). China’s customs unveils new measures to boost processing trade. ecns.cn The General Administration of Customs has introduced 16 reform measures to foster the high-quality development of processing trade by tackling the challenges and issues that hinder its growth, said an official on Tuesday.
(2023-10-31). China to further improve visa policies. ecns.cn Visa appointment service has seen improvement at Chinese embassies and consulates and China will continue to improve related policies, said a Foreign Ministry spokesperson at a press conference on Monday.
(2023-10-31). Shenzhou XVI crew land safely on Earth. ecns.cn The reentry capsule of the Shenzhou XVI manned spacecraft landed at 8: 11 a.m. Beijing Time on Tuesday morning at the Dongfeng Landing Site in Gobi Desert in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region, successfully concluding a five-month mission, according to the China Manned Space Engineering Office.
(2023-10-31). China-U.S friendship relies on future generation: Flying Tigers veteran. ecns.cn “I wish for happiness and blessing and peace throughout the world and a good companionship with all peoples,” Harry Moyer, a veteran of the U.S. Flying Tigers, expressed birthday wish on his 103rd birthday on Monday in Beijing.
(2023-10-31). New museum in East China to show visitors original Han Dynasty tombs. ecns.cn A new museum will be built on the excavation site of two ancient Han tombs in Jiyang, East China’s Shandong Province, where visitors can enter the tomb chamber through a walkway and study the famous original stone carvings of the Han Dynasty (206BC-AD220).
(2023-10-31). China’s factory activity contracts in October. ecns.cn China’s factory activity unexpectedly shrank in October after resuming expansion for the first time in half a year in September, official data showed on Tuesday.
(2023-10-31). China to send ‘strong’ business delegation to APEC business summit in San Francisco: CCPIT official. ecns.cn China will organize a “strong business delegation” consisting of Chinese entrepreneurs to attend the 2023 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in San Francisco in November.
(2023-10-31). Remains of Li Keqiang to be cremated on Nov. 2. ecns.cn The remains of Comrade Li Keqiang will be cremated in Beijing on Thursday.
(2023-10-31). HIV/AIDS patients achieving improved outcomes. ecns.cn China has expanded HIV/AIDS therapy to cover over 90 percent of patients in the country, and for those already in treatment there is a 90 percent success rate, signifying major progress in tackling the disease.
(2023-10-31). Wild animals captured at Giant Panda National Park. ecns.cn A snow leopard is captured by infrared camera in the Baoxing area of the Giant Panda National Park in southwest China’s Sichuan Province, Oct. 30, 2023. Wild animals were pictured at the park.
(2023-10-31). More than 15,000 printing woodblocks displayed at Palace Museum. ecns.cn More than 15,000 pieces (sets) printing woodblocks are on show at the new gallery for the first time.
(2023-10-31). Flying Tigers members mark 80th anniversary of U.S. force’s participation in China’s resistance war. ecns.cn Members and families of the U.S. Flying Tigers visited the museum to mark the 80th anniversary of U.S. 14th Air Force’s participation in China’s War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression (1931-45) in Beijing on Monday.
(2023-10-31). China’s Shenzhou-16 astronauts return safely. ecns.cn The return capsule of the Shenzhou-16 manned spaceship, carrying astronauts Jing Haipeng, Zhu Yangzhu and Gui Haichao, touched down at the Dongfeng landing site on Tuesday morning.
(2023-10-31). Cultural Heritage and Museology graduate switches to baker for pets. ecns.cn Fang Tang graduated from Minzu University of China”ÄÄin 2019, with a Master’s degree in Cultural Heritage and Museology. She held a job matching her major in a curatorial company after graduation, but later found that it did not seem to be the right job for her.
(2023-10-31). First Nord Stream, Now the “Mysterious Rupture” of the Balticconnector Pipeline: What Is Happening to European Baltic Gas Pipelines? globalresearch.ca
(2023-10-31). MOVIES VS. CAPITALISM: Bee Movie (w/ CJ Koepp). levernews.com
(2023-10-31). China’s President congratulates Cuban scientist. plenglish.com Xi stated in a letter that international scientific and technological cooperation is a decisive trend. | The Chinese president stressed the “strong friendship” between the two countries, “forged by the older generation of leaders.” | “I express sincere hope that China-Cuba cooperation in several fields, including technology, could continue to deepen in this new era to benefit the people of the two nations,” he wrote. | At another point, the head of State noted that countries globally should jointly promote peace and the development of humanity through technological innovation. | Xi also highlighted the contribut…
(2023-10-31). Urban Forum in Cuba celebrates World Cities Day. plenglish.com Havana, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) World Cities Day is celebrated in Cuba on Tuesday in the context of the 10th Urban Forum, which is being held at the Conference Center in this capital under the guidance of the National Institute of Territorial Planning and Urbanism of Cuba.
(2023-10-31). Israel Having “Serious Problems” with Its Ground Invasion Plan. “Are Special Units of the U.S. Military Fighting Alongside the Israelis”? globalresearch.ca
(2023-10-31). Bolivia awaits credit from Chinese bank to industrialize zinc. plenglish.com La Paz, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia is waiting for a loan from the China Eximbank for 350 million dollars for the construction of a zinc refining plant in Oruro, after the delivery of the corresponding documentation by government authorities.
(2023-10-31). Brazilian court resumes trial against Bolsonaro. plenglish.com Bolsonaro faces an investigation for the alleged abuse of political and economic power during the last elections and illegal conduct during the commemorations of the Bicentennial of Independence on September 7th, 2022. | The ministers participating in the case are discussing whether the former president made use of the official structure of the party of the Bicentennial of Independence to hold a campaign event to re-elect himself. | On September 7th of last year, Bolsonaro attended the official parade at the Esplanade of the Ministries in Brasilia and then boarded a sound truck a few meters away to make an elect…
(2023-10-31). Nicaragua highlights development and recovery of tourism. plenglish.com Managua, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) Authorities from the Nicaraguan Institute of Tourism (InTur) highlighted the development and recovery experienced by the sector, which positions Nicaragua as the third country to visit in 2024, according to the Planeta Solitario platform.
(2023-10-31). Russia warns Japan of harsh countermeasures. plenglish.com Moscow, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Federation will take harsh and sensitive countermeasures leveled at Japan in the face of new invectives from the Japanese authorities, guided completely by Russia’s national interests, the Foreign Ministry stated.
(2023-10-31). Bombshell Video: The “COVID Pandemic” Was the Result of Extensive Media Propaganda: “Nobody Is Safe, BE AFRAID!” globalresearch.ca
(2023-10-31). I Wanted To Comment On Larry’s Post… smoothiex12.blogspot.com
(2023-10-31). Bill Gates Pushes Digital ID for Newborns in Kenya. expose-news.com Bill Gates is still pushing his digital ID programmes that are essentially tools to that make “governments more efficient at what they are already doing,” according to the Financial Times, “and can …
(2023-10-31). Israel’s Intensive Cover-up of Crimes Against Palestinians, Complicity of Western Media. globalresearch.ca
(2023-10-31). Why is Biden Cracking Down on Stock Buybacks in Just One Industry? inequality.org The Biden administration is giving companies a leg up in the competition for new subsidies for U.S. semiconductor manufacturing if they agree to forgo all stock buybacks for five years. The reasoning? These CHIPS program subsidies, explained Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo, “should be used to expand in America, to out-innovate the rest of the world. …
(2023-10-31). Israel’s Unchecked Power: A Dangerous Precedent for International Law. globalresearch.ca
(2023-10-31). Israel’s Ambassador to the UN Wears Nazi-era Yellow Star as He Slams UN Security Council ‘for Staying Silent’ as Jewish Babies Are Burned by Hamas. globalresearch.ca
(2023-10-31). Israel’s Lies and Deception. dissidentvoice.org We are won over by “words that work” from an Israeli training manual. Hasbara has become a dirty word, thanks to it’s dirt practitioners and the dirty job they are trained to do. It’s Hebrew for Israel’s sophisticated public relations machinery that’s set up to cynically justify the Jewish entity’s crimes and to create for …
(2023-10-31). Is Deagel’s 2025 Depopulation Nightmare Unfolding?: A Startling Correlation with Shocking Quadruple Vaccinated Mortality Rates Certainly Suggests So… expose-news.com In April 2021, the enigmatic intelligence firm Deagel.com quietly erased its staggering 2025 global depopulation forecast, a document forecasting a dramatic decline in populations of key countries like the United Kingdom, United …
(2023-10-31). Israel-Palestine War: For UK Mainstream Media, What Israel Says Goes. globalresearch.ca
(2023-10-31). Democrats, Republicans work to rig 2024 US congressional election through gerrymandering. wsws.org Using their control of state legislatures and various courts, the two capitalist parties Democrats are attempting to control the 2024 congressional election and prevent working people from having any influence on the outcome.
(2023-10-31). Australian imperialism alarmed by East Timor, China “strategic partnership” wsws.org Canberra has long regarded oil and gas-rich East Timor as part of its “sphere of influence,” and has sought to block rival powers, above all Beijing, from establishing closer security ties with the country.
(2023-10-31). Early bushfire crisis a warning of another black summer in Australia. wsws.org Four years on from the devastating infernos of 2019‚Äí20, which killed nearly 500 people either directly or by smoke, major fires have erupted since September—three months before the official start of summer.
(2023-10-31). We Want Them Infected: The integration of pseudoscience into the US pandemic response. wsws.org The new book by Dr. Jonathan Howard carefully traces how traditional attacks on medical science from the anti-vaccine movement were used by doctors around the Great Barrington Declaration to promote an ongoing political attack on public health.
(2023-10-31). Díaz-Canel applauds Cuba’s successes in Santiago 2023. plenglish.com Havana, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel congratulated the judo and tennis players of the Caribbean country who won gold medals at the Santiago 2023 Pan American Games.
(2023-10-31). El Salvador faces critical day due to the proximity of storm Pilar. plenglish.com San Salvador, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) El Salvador faces a critical day due to the proximity of the storm Pilar about 300 kilometers from its coasts, the Minister of Environment and Natural Resources (MARN), Fernando Lopez, said.
(2023-10-31). Cuba calls on the world to condemn U.S. blockade. plenglish.com Havana, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel today called on the international community to join his country in condemning the blockade imposed by the United States on the island for more than six decades.
(2023-10-31). Cuban F. M. arrived in the U.S. for UN vote against blockade. plenglish.com United Nations, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez arrived today in New York to take part in the consideration of the project Necessity of putting an end to the US blockade imposed on Cuba, which will take place in the United Nations General Assembly.
(2023-10-31). Indonesia arrests 59 suspects who planned to attack the elections. plenglish.com Jakarta, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) Indonesian authorities on Tuesday reported the arrest of 59 suspected members of two groups linked to the Islamic State and Al Qaeda, who were suspected of planning attacks during the elections in February 2024…
(2023-10-31). Xi stresses organizing, motivating women to contribute to Chinese modernization. ecns.cn Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Monday called for efforts to organize and motivate women to contribute their strength to Chinese modernization.
(2023-10-31). The killing of Breonna Taylor still reverberates in Kentucky politics. nationofchange.org Will Taylor’s death weigh heavily on many voters in the county?>
(2023-10-31). Chinese astronauts land after successful space mission in Tiangong. plenglish.com Beijing, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) All three astronauts of the Chinese Shenzhou-16 mission returned to Earth successfully on Tuesday, after inhabiting for the first time the Tiangong space station, after its construction was completed.
(2023-10-31). Nearly 5,500 deaths due to traffic accidents in Vietnam. plenglish.com Hanoi, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam’s traffic accidents claimed the lives of 5,496 people between January and last October, a higher figure than the previous year, the National Road Safety Committee said today.
(2023-10-31). Strong earthquake shakes the north and center of Chile. plenglish.com Santiago de Chile, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 shook today the north and center of Chile, with no personal or material damage reported so far.
(2023-10-31). China punishes 405,000 officials during anti-corruption campaign. plenglish.com According to statistics from the CPC Central Commission for Discipline Control and the National Supervisory Commission, 34 of those punished were senior officials at the provincial or ministerial levels. | In addition, 2,244 were from state departments or agencies, 16,000 from counties, 54,000 were from municipalities, 56,000 were general officials and 277,000 were from rural areas, enterprises and other organizations. | Most of the cases were linked to acts of embezzlement, misappropriation, forgery and extortion. | Since he took office in 2012, President Xi Jinping has strongly proposed an end to the four unde…
(2023-10-31). Forbes Estimates Magic Johnson Is Now A Billionaire: 5 Factors. moguldom.com Basketball legend Earvin “Magic” Johnson has officially achieved billionaire status, joining the elite ranks of only a few athletes, which include Tiger Woods, LeBron James, and Michael Jordan. Forbes estimates his net worth at $1.2 billion, per Forbes. Here are five key factors that have contributed to his remarkable bottom line. 1. Johnson: Sports team owner …
(2023-10-31). Mexico City Metro Line 1, renovated by a Chinese company, restarts operation. ecns.cn Metro Line 1 in Mexico City, renovated by a Chinese company, officially restarted operation on Sunday local time. Refurbishment work has helped modernize the line, which has been in operation for half a century.
(2023-10-31). Policy may spur State insurers’ equity play. ecns.cn China has revised its method of assessing the performance of State-owned commercial insurance companies, stressing more on long-term focus, according to a circular of the Ministry of Finance unveiled on Monday.
(2023-10-31). Medical team draws up plans for astronauts. ecns.cn A team of 15 senior medical personnel, equipped with a full array of first-aid medicines and medical equipment, has been tasked to provide support to the Shenzhou XVI and Shenzhou XVII crew members.
(2023-10-31). China to further improve its visa policies. ecns.cn The Foreign Ministry said on Monday that China will continue to improve its visa policies and actively create more favorable conditions to boost cross-border travel.
(2023-10-31). Palace Museum’s new gallery sheds light on imperial printing history. ecns.cn A gallery displaying printing woodblocks opened at the Palace Museum in Beijing on Monday, the first such exhibition space of its kind since the museum opened to the public in 1925.
(2023-10-31). Stolen gold jewelry found in ceiling cavity of rental home. ecns.cn In an unexpected discovery, a bag of gold jewelry concealed in the ceiling of a rental home was identified as stolen items in a theft case in Zhejiang province.
(2023-10-31). PLA intercepts Philippine warship in South China Sea. ecns.cn The Chinese military said on Monday that it had intercepted a Philippine warship that had illegally trespassed into the waters near Huangyan Island in the South China Sea.
(2023-10-31). China willing to strengthen security with Russia. ecns.cn China is willing to work with Russia to handle various kinds of security threats and challenges, and safeguard the strategic balance and stability in the world, according to the highest uniformed officer in the Chinese military.
(2023-10-31). PLA blocks Philippine warship trespassing in waters off China’s Huangyan Island. ecns.cn The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) blocked a Philippine warship that trespassed into waters off China’s Huangyan Dao (Huangyan Island) on Monday, amid escalated provocations by the Philippines around Chinese islands and reefs in the South China Sea.
(2023-10-31). Physicist demonstrates invisibility technology in Shanghai. ecns.cn In the future, everybody will have a Harry Potter invisibility cloak in the closet, said Chu junhao, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Shanghai on Saturday.
(2023-10-31). Harry Potter’s ‘invisible cloak’ expected to move from science fiction to reality: Chinese scientists. ecns.cn “Whether in real life or in the world of nature and animals there is a lot of ‘invisibility’, and this is not magic, is a scientific means,”Chu Junhao, infrared physicist and the academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
(2023-10-31). Marx and Critical Social Ontology: Learning from the later Lukács feat. Michael J. Thompson. mronline.org The purpose of Marxist theory is not only to diagnose the negative forces and effects of capitalist society; emphasis must also be placed on the need for social transformation that would enhance human progress at the social and individual level.
(2023-10-31). Tales of Resistance: A Perilous ‘Honeymoon’ with the U.S. mronline.org In her latest column, Jessica Dos Santos discusses what the Venezuelan government should prioritize during this period of alleviated sanctions.
(2023-10-31). Brazil and Cuba, a strong push in Pan American judo. plenglish.com Santiago de Chile, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) Brazil and Cuba held a strong fight to command the judo medal table at the Santiago 2023 Pan American Games, which ended today with the crowning of Brazilians thanks to the individual competition.
(2023-10-31). President of Ecuador travels to US in midst of the energy crisis. plenglish.com Quito, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) The president of Ecuador, Guillermo Lasso, announced today that he will travel to the United States in the midst of the energy crisis that the country is going through and that has caused stormy blackouts.
(2023-10-31). WTO published new edition of trade profiles. plenglish.com Geneva, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) The World Trade Organization (WTO) published today a new annual report on the behavior of international transactions, with statistics related to the economies of 197 countries.
(2023-10-31). First Nord Stream, Now the Attack on the Balticconnector Pipeline: What Is Happening to European Baltic Gas Pipelines? globalresearch.ca
(2023-10-31). African Union, Venezuela are committed to strengthening partnership. plenglish.com Addis Ababa, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) Monique Nsanzabaganwa, Vice-Chairperson of the African Union Commission, met with Venezuelan Foreign Minister Yván Gil on Tuesday to discuss issues of mutual interest, and they committed to strengthening and expanding the current partnership.
(2023-10-31). Mpox cases decrease, WHO keeps alert. plenglish.com Geneva, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) currently keeps its alert to the presence of mpox (monkeypox) cases in different nations, but it reported a decrease in the number of patients with the disease.
(2023-10-31). Uruguay’s FA criticizes government’s stance at UN. plenglish.com Montevideo, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) Uruguay’s Broad Front (Frente Amplio-FA) criticized the government’s stance on the conflict between Israel and the Palestinian organization Hamas, according to a press release issued by its political bureau and published on Tuesday.
(2023-10-31). German president’s visit to Tanzania marked by economic goals. plenglish.com Dar Es Salaam, Oct 31 ( Prensa Latina) The three-day visit to Tanzania by German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, underway today, is marked by economic purposes, judging by the presence in the delegation of 12 investors from German companies.
(2023-10-31). October: the month with highest number of homicides in El Salvador. plenglish.com San Salvador, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) El Salvador reported 13 days without homicides in October to become the month with the highest incidence of this scourge so far in 2023, according to a report from the National Civil Police (PNC).
(2023-10-31). Ministers of Ethiopia and Venezuela hold meeting. plenglish.com Addis Ababa, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) The Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed, received the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Venezuela, Yván Gil, who is on an official visit to strengthen bilateral relations and cooperation.
(2023-10-31). Dennis Kucinich: How to Stop the War(s). scheerpost.com
(2023-10-31). Nat’l Security Spokesman’s Fake Crying Shows What the U.S. Cares About. youtube.com
(2023-10-31). U.S. Attacks Syria, Still “Owns” Large Part of It. youtube.com
(2023-10-31). Elections in Argentina: A Working Class Perspective. orinocotribune.com
(2023-10-31). When Western philosophers deny Palestinians’ right to politics. mondoweiss.net Dismissing resistance to colonialism as terrorism deprives Palestinians of the basic right of political organization, and portrays Palestinian action as mindless nihilism.
(2023-10-30). Mexico City Metro Line 1, renovated by a Chinese company, restarts operation. ecns.cn Metro Line 1 in Mexico City, renovated by a Chinese company, officially restarted operation on Sunday local time. Refurbishment work has helped modernize the line, which has been in operation for half a century.
(2023-10-30). Foreign companies rethinking India’s biz environment. ecns.cn Multinationals face increasingly challenging business conditions in India as the South Asian nation’s reputation as a lucrative investment choice increasingly appears to conceal significant risks for foreign investors, experts said..
(2023-10-30). Art to give cultural touch to sixth CIIE. ecns.cn Thanks to duty-free policy, 135 pieces of art valued at more than 1 billion yuan ($136 million) will vie with products, brands, services, technologies and content for the limelight at the upcoming sixth China International Import Expo in Shanghai.
(2023-10-30). Policy may spur State insurers’ equity play. ecns.cn China has revised its method of assessing the performance of State-owned commercial insurance companies, stressing more on long-term focus, according to a circular of the Ministry of Finance unveiled on Monday.
(2023-10-30). Xi calls for fully leveraging the strength of women. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping emphasized on Monday the irreplaceable role of women in building China into a strong country and advancing national rejuvenation, saying that efforts must be made to inspire women to contribute their wisdom and strength to Chinese modernization.
(2023-10-30). Medical team draws up plans for astronauts. ecns.cn A team of 15 senior medical personnel, equipped with a full array of first-aid medicines and medical equipment, has been tasked to provide support to the Shenzhou XVI and Shenzhou XVII crew members.
(2023-10-30). Mutual trust highlighted at security forum. ecns.cn China’s armed forces are willing to join hands with all parties to continuously deepen mutual trust on security issues through improved architecture, enhanced governance and greater cooperation.
(2023-10-30). China to further improve its visa policies. ecns.cn The Foreign Ministry said on Monday that China will continue to improve its visa policies and actively create more favorable conditions to boost cross-border travel.
(2023-10-30). Palace Museum’s new gallery sheds light on imperial printing history. ecns.cn A gallery displaying printing woodblocks opened at the Palace Museum in Beijing on Monday, the first such exhibition space of its kind since the museum opened to the public in 1925.
(2023-10-30). Stolen gold jewelry found in ceiling cavity of rental home. ecns.cn In an unexpected discovery, a bag of gold jewelry concealed in the ceiling of a rental home was identified as stolen items in a theft case in Zhejiang province.
(2023-10-30). PLA intercepts Philippine warship in South China Sea. ecns.cn The Chinese military said on Monday that it had intercepted a Philippine warship that had illegally trespassed into the waters near Huangyan Island in the South China Sea.
(2023-10-30). China willing to strengthen security with Russia. ecns.cn China is willing to work with Russia to handle various kinds of security threats and challenges, and safeguard the strategic balance and stability in the world, according to the highest uniformed officer in the Chinese military.
(2023-10-30). Water conservancy taps into right efforts. ecns.cn China’s local-level authorities are increasingly prioritizing investment effectiveness, focusing on water conservancy projects closely related to people’s livelihoods.
(2023-10-30). Study reveals harsh environmental impact of illegal wildlife hunting. ecns.cn From January 2014 to March 2020, Chinese authorities won convictions in more than 9,000 cases involving illegal wildlife hunting.
(2023-10-30). Country largest trade partner of 25 BRI economies. ecns.cn China has become the largest trade partner of 25 economies involved in the Belt and Road Initiative, a report said.
(2023-10-30). China to further improve visa policies. ecns.cn Visa appointment service has seen improvement at Chinese embassies and consulates and China will continue to improve related policies, said a Foreign Ministry spokesperson at a press conference on Monday.
(2023-10-30). Shenzhou XVI crew land safely on Earth. ecns.cn The reentry capsule of the Shenzhou XVI manned spacecraft landed at 8: 11 a.m. Beijing Time on Tuesday morning at the Dongfeng Landing Site in Gobi Desert in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region, successfully concluding a five-month mission, according to the China Manned Space Engineering Office.
(2023-10-30). PLA blocks Philippine warship trespassing in waters off China’s Huangyan Island. ecns.cn The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) blocked a Philippine warship that trespassed into waters off China’s Huangyan Dao (Huangyan Island) on Monday, amid escalated provocations by the Philippines around Chinese islands and reefs in the South China Sea.
(2023-10-30). Remains of Li Keqiang to be cremated on Nov. 2. ecns.cn The remains of Comrade Li Keqiang will be cremated in Beijing on Thursday.
(2023-10-30). Physicist demonstrates invisibility technology in Shanghai. ecns.cn In the future, everybody will have a Harry Potter invisibility cloak in the closet, said Chu junhao, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Shanghai on Saturday.
(2023-10-30). Harry Potter’s ‘invisible cloak’ expected to move from science fiction to reality: Chinese scientists. ecns.cn “Whether in real life or in the world of nature and animals there is a lot of ‘invisibility’, and this is not magic, is a scientific means,”Chu Junhao, infrared physicist and the academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
(2023-10-30). HIV/AIDS patients achieving improved outcomes. ecns.cn China has expanded HIV/AIDS therapy to cover over 90 percent of patients in the country, and for those already in treatment there is a 90 percent success rate, signifying major progress in tackling the disease.
(2023-10-31). Rehenes israelíes acusan a Netanyahu de impedir su liberación. telesurtv.net “¿Quieres matarnos a todos?”, expresó una de las que aparentemente permanece cautiva desde el pasado 7 de octubre.
(2023-10-31). Israel mantiene asedio total contra la Franja de Gaza. telesurtv.net El Ministerio de Salud palestino mencionó que contabilizan más de 117.000 desplazados internos por las hostilidades.
(2023-10-31). Fuerzas yemeníes atacan Israel en represalia por asedio en Gaza. telesurtv.net El ejército sionista de Israel informó anteriormente de una “intrusión de aviones hostiles” que activó sirenas de advertencia en el área de Eilat, una ciudad turística en el mar Rojo…
(2023-10-31). Unicef señala aumento de niños asesinados por Israel en Gaza. telesurtv.net El portavoz de Unicef, James Elder, señaló que la Franja de Gaza se ha convertido en “un cementerio de niños”.
(2023-10-31). Después de 112 años, hay un Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Memorial. peoplesworld.org NUEVA YORK—” °Ruido sordo! Muerto. °Ruido sordo! Muerto.” Así es como un espectador recordó más tarde la tragedia del incendio de la fábrica Triangle Shirtwaist de Nueva York en 1911, justo al lado de lo que hoy es Washington Square Park en el bajo Manhattan. Fue el ruido sordo y la muerte de las 146 mujeres …
(2023-10-31). Sismo de magnitud 5.4 sacude noreste de Jamaica. telesurtv.net El primer ministro, Andrew Holness, manifestó que no ha habido informes de muertes y que la evaluación inicial de los daños ha sido mínima.
(2023-10-31). Al menos dos muertos dejan incendios en el este de Australia. telesurtv.net Las autoridades emitieron la alerta máxima de emergencia, para la localidad de Queensland y las colindantes, por lo que deben “abandonar el lugar ante el peligro para la vida.
(2023-10-31). Messi gana su octavo Balón de Oro. telesurtv.net Lionel Messi se afianza como el futbolista que más veces ha ganado este galardón.
(2023-10-31). Tribunal Electoral de Panamá: no hay condiciones para referendo minero. telesurtv.net Juncá aseveró que la Corte Suprema de Justicia está procesando demandas de inconstitucionalidad de la ley contra la legislación que permite el contrato minero (Ley 406).
(2023-10-31). Venezuela: basta del genocidio contra el pueblo palestino. telesurtv.net El jefe de Estado destacó que en varios países se han realizado numerosas movilizaciones en respaldo al pueblo palestino.
(2023-10-31). Idalys Ortiz gana noveno oro de Cuba en Juegos Panamericanos. telesurtv.net Además del oro de Idalys Ortiz, en los 90 kilogramos para hombres, el cubano Iván Silva también ganó el oro al igual que su compatriota Andy Granda en más de 100kg.
(2023-10-31). Tribunal oficializa resultados de balotaje en Guatemala. telesurtv.net El Tribunal Supremo Electoral informa que por medio del Decreto 5 — 2023 se da por concluido el proceso electoral 2023, cuyos resultados fueron oficializados y serán inalterables.
(2023-10-31). Egipto rechaza imposiciones del exterior sobre problema regionales. telesurtv.net El primer ministro egipcio aseguró, frente al cruce de Rafah, que la región no se estabilizará excepto con una solución de dos Estados.
(2023-10-31). Rinden homenaje a Diego Armando Maradona en su cumpleaños 63. telesurtv.net La Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol (Conmebol) posteó: “¡Diego Armando Maradona! Leyenda del fútbol mundial e ídolo de la Argentina. ¡Te extrañamos, Diego!”
(2023-10-31). Cinco canciones para recordar al cantautor Alí Primera. telesurtv.net Gracias a su compromiso con las causas justas, el cantautor Alí Primera fue bautizado como “El cantor del pueblo”.
(2023-10-31). Rusia: EE.UU. y sus satélites se benefician de la inestabilidad global. telesurtv.net El mandatario ruso ratificó la postura de su país para resolver el conflicto israelo-palestino: la creación de un Estado palestino soberano, independiente y de pleno derecho.
(2023-10-31). Brasil asume el segundo lugar en el medallero de los Juegos Panamericanos. telesurtv.net En una cerrada disputa siguen Canadá con 35 de oro, 32 de plata y 37 de bronce (104), y México, con 35 doradas, 21 plateadas y 32 de bronce (88).
(2023-10-31). Inundaciones desplazan a 26.000 personas en Ghana. telesurtv.net Instalaciones críticas, incluidos hospitales, morgues, escuelas, bancos y mercados, están bajo el agua.
(2023-10-31). Ascienden a 8.525 los muertos por los ataques del ejército de ocupación israelí en Gaza. telesurtv.net Desde el pasado día 7 de octubre, el ejército de ocupación Israel bombardea diariamente Gaza, y el viernes amplió sus operaciones terrestres en la Franja.
(2023-10-31). Aumentan a 31 los periodistas asesinados en Gaza por Israel. telesurtv.net Entre las víctimas mortales hay 26 palestinos, cuatro israelíes y un libanés.
(2023-10-31). Constitucional chileno aprueba texto de nueva Carta Magna. telesurtv.net Con 33 votos a favor, 17 votos en contra y ninguna abstención fue cerrada la labor de órgano redactor.
(2023-10-31). Declaran alerta amarilla en Honduras por avance de tormenta tropical. telesurtv.net La entidad exhortó a la población a tomar todas las medidas de prevención necesarias y seguir las informaciones del desarrollo del fenómeno.
(2023-10-31). Registran sismo de magnitud 6.6 en el norte de Chile. telesurtv.net Según comunicó el Servicio Hidrográfico y Oceanográfico de la Armada (SHOA) de Chile, el movimiento telúrico no reúne las características para provocas un tsunami en las costas del país suramericano.
(2023-10-31). Nicaragua declara alerta amarilla por tormenta tropical Pilar. telesurtv.net “Se declara el estado de alerta amarilla para todo el territorio nacional”, según el comunicado emitido en Managua por Sistema Nacional para la Prevención, Mitigación y Atención de Desastres (Sinapred).
(2023-10-31). Alertan sobre ríos crecidos por lluvias de tormenta Pilar en Guatemala. telesurtv.net Entre los ríos con mayores probabilidades de desbordarse, figuran Cahabón, Matanzas, Polochic, Sayaxché, Las Cruces y Usumacinta.
(2023-10-31). Venezuela entrega 26 toneladas de ayuda humanitaria a México. telesurtv.net El donativo se realizó a nombre del presidente Nicolás Maduro y llegará a México en las próximas horas.
(2023-10-31). Venezuela y Etiopía fortalecen relaciones bilaterales. telesurtv.net Caracas abogó por el mantenimiento de “una fuerte unidad dentro de foros multilaterales para beneficio mutuo”.
(2023-10-31). Tormenta tropical Pilar deja dos muertos en El Salvador. telesurtv.net Pilar ha generado lluvias intensas a partir de la noche de este lunes y se espera aumenten para el martes.
(2023-10-31). Denuncian cifra de niños asesinados en Gaza por ataques israelíes. telesurtv.net Loss menores de edad epresentan más del 40 por ciento de las 7.703 personas asesinadas en Gaza.
(2023-10-31). USDA: 17 millones de hogares sufren inseguridad alimentaria en EE.UU. telesurtv.net La inseguridad alimentaria aumentó casi un tres por ciento respecto al 2021, cuando la entidad registró un 10,2 por ciento de hogares con inseguridad alimentaria.
(2023-10-31). Minuto a minuto de la ofensiva de la resistencia palestina. telesurtv.net El comandante militar de las Brigadas Ezzedin Al-Qassam de la Resistencia Palestina, Mohammed Deif, anunció el inicio de la operación Diluvio de Al-Aqsa.
(2023-10-31). Venezuela ofrece actualización sobre consulta por el Esequibo. telesurtv.net CNE de Venezuela habilita más de 20.6 millones de electores para referendo consultivo de Esequibo…
(2023-10-31). Asesinan a firmante del Acuerdo de Paz en Tolima, Colombia. telesurtv.net La víctima fue identificada como Cenober Aguiar Mayor.
(2023-10-31). Cientos de muertos deja ataque israelí en campo de refugiados de Jabalia. telesurtv.net Las fuerzas sionistas ejecutaron ataques aéreos con seis bombas de fabricación estadounidense contra los edificios.
(2023-10-31). Menendez Should Resign and Take His Extremist Foreign Policies with Him. counterpunch.org Until last month, Senator Bob Menendez was one of the most powerful members of the US Congress. He has been chair (or ranking Democrat) of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee for 13 years. Then the FBI found $480,000 in cash and $100,000 worth of gold bars in his home. He was indicted for accepting bribes in exchange for protecting
(2023-10-31). Igniting a Peace Fire, Even as War Rages. counterpunch.org Here’s some advice you probably never got about parenting: Write your child’s name on his or her leg or stomach, so that if — when — your building is bombed, the child can be identified when she’s pulled from the rubble. Apparently, mothers in southern Gaza are doing this now, as the bombing intensifies. So
(2023-10-31). Muddled Interventions: Haiti, the UN and Resolution 2699. counterpunch.org A country broken by constant foreign interventions, its tyrannical regimes propped up by the back brace of the United States (when it wasn’t intervening to adjust it), marred by appalling natural disasters, tells a sad tale of the crippled Haitian state. Haiti’s political existence is the stuff and stuffing of pornographic violence, the crutch upon
(2023-10-31). The Afterlife: A Trick or a Treat? Halloween Celebrations Past and Present. counterpunch.org In the past Halloween allowed people to celebrate the completion of the work of life (the production of food) to have the time to contemplate the absence of their forebears: the people who gave them life, nurtured them, and taught them the skills of survival. It is a time to make the young generation aware of their parents’ temporary existence too, in a fun way.
(2023-10-31). How to Fight Billionaires’ Control of the Media. counterpunch.org Mark Twain famously quipped that everyone always talks about the weather, but no one ever does anything about it. (This was before global warming.) In the same vein, it is common for people to rant about billionaires, like Rupert Murdoch and Elon Musk, controlling major media outlets and using them to advance their political whims.
(2023-10-31). Trump is Not Ordinary. counterpunch.org Trump is not ordinary in any way. And not only is he out-of-the-ordinary but he’s got a wave of followers. Jack Smith and Judge Chutkan are very sensitive to the unique political situation right now. He’s not an ordinary criminal because the crimes he’s committed are not ordinary. How many people in our history have
(2023-10-31). Washington Post’s David Ignatius and His Ignorance of the Middle East. counterpunch.org During the October War of 1973, I served as a senior Soviet intelligence analyst on the CIA’s task force for providing intelligence to the White House. As a result, I can authoritatively expose the misinformation and flawed thinking in David Ignatius’s account the war, which typically for the Washington Post supports Israeli interests.
(2023-10-31). A New Portrait of the World’s Wealth — and Wealthiest. counterpunch.org How can we comprehend — truly comprehend — how concentrated the wealth of our world has become? We have some choices. We can choose to see the world of concentrated wealth through the eyes of those who directly serve the richest among us, people like the veteran Australian sea captain Brendan O’Shannassy, the author of
(2023-10-31). Indian Wars Everywhere? counterpunch.org A 2011 monograph published by the US Army War College reflects on the similarities between the Indian Wars and the Global War on Terror: “It’s not a stretch when looking at an early photo of military officers sitting in a circle with Indians having council or “pow-wow” over some grievance; just as we have seen
(2023-10-31). The Afterlife: A Trick or a Treat? Halloween Celebrations Past and Present. counterpunch.org In the past Halloween allowed people to celebrate the completion of the work of life (the production of food) to have the time to contemplate the absence of their forebears: the people who gave them life, nurtured them, and taught them the skills of survival. It is a time to make the young generation aware of their parents’ temporary existence too, in a fun way.
(2023-10-31). Erasing the Context. counterpunch.org Paul Thornton, the Letters Editor of the Los Angeles Times was really angry. By 14 October 2023, he just had to vent, using the LA Times website to do so. So what had riled him up? Well, it had been a week during which he and others had watched as “hundreds of civilian Israelis were
(2023-10-31). Palestinians in occupied West Bank face closures, harassment and attacks. indybay.org Entrances to Palestinian villages, towns and cities are blocked, severely restricting commercial and civilian movement.
(2023-10-31). October 24, 2023: Summary of Israeli Violations Against Palestinians in the Occupied West. indybay.org The following is a summary of the violations carried out by Israeli forces and illegal settlers in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday until the predawn hours of Wednesday.
(2023-10-31). Israeli Colonizers Attack Palestinians, Soldiers Injure Three In Jerusalem. indybay.org On the evening of Oct 25, illegal Israeli colonizers attacked many Palestinians before Israeli colonizers attacked the residents, injuring three in the Suwwana neighborhood in occupied Jerusalem in the West Bank.
(2023-10-31). Israeli Colonizers Injure Many Palestinians Near Hebron. indybay.org On the evening of October 25, illegal Israeli colonizers attacked and injured many Palestinians before Israeli soldiers abducted two Palestinians, including a young man with special needs, in the Masafer Yatta area, south of Hebron, in the occupied West Bank’s southern part.
(2023-10-31). Israeli Colonizers Attack Palestinians Near Nablus. indybay.org On October 26, illegal Israeli colonizers attacked Palestinian farmers in Qusra town, south of Nablus, in the occupied West Bank’s northern part.
(2023-10-31). Israeli Colonizers Injure Five Palestinians Near Ramallah. indybay.org On October 26, illegal paramilitary Israeli colonizers assaulted and injured five Palestinians east of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank’s central part.
(2023-10-31). Israeli Colonizers Abduct Two Palestinians, Burn Lands, Near Nablus. indybay.org On October 28, illegal Israeli colonizers abducted two Palestinians and burnt Palestinian lands near Nablus, in the occupied West Bank’s northern part.
(2023-10-31). Israeli Colonizer Kills A Palestinian Man Near Salfit. indybay.org An illegal paramilitary Israeli colonizer shot and killed, on the morning of October 28, a Palestinian man while he was picking olives on his land, in the central West Bank town of As-Sawiya, east of Salfit, the Ministry of Health confirmed.
(2023-10-31). Israeli Soldiers Shoot Ten Palestinians In Nablus. indybay.org On the night of October 28, Israeli soldiers shot ten Palestinians, one seriously, after many army vehicles invaded the Askar refugee camp, east of Nablus, in the occupied West Bank’s northern part.
(2023-10-31). Monday 10/30: Teach-In: No to Genocide, No to War, Ceasefire Now! Call for Palestine. indybay.org Zoom (Registration link is below)…
(2023-10-31). Biden Is a Genocide Denier and the “Enabler in Chief” for Israel’s Ongoing War Crimes. indybay.org Genocide Denier in the White House…
(2023-10-31). #GazaSolidarityHalloween Trick or Treat flyer distro. indybay.org An urgent call to distribute flyers supporting Gaza tonight, alongside the usual Hallowe’en candy.
(2023-10-31). Wednesday 11/1: Power Half Hour for Gaza. indybay.org Zoom (Registration link is below)…
(2023-10-31). Friday 11/3: Action Hour — Ceasefire Now. indybay.org Zoom (Registration link is below)…
(2023-10-31). Saturday 11/4: San Francisco Joins International Day of Solidarity with Palestine! indybay.org Civic Center, San Francisco…
(2023-10-31). Wednesday 11/1: Abolition Means No More War: Free Palestine Now! indybay.org RSVP to get the link to join: bit.ly/Free-Palestine-23…
(2023-10-31). Sunday 11/5: Sacramento Anarchist Bookfair. indybay.org Cafe Colonial, 3520 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA…
(2023-10-31). anarchist halloween bingo card. indybay.org choose your own adventure…
(2023-10-31). Friday 11/3: Meta, Stop Censoring Palestine. indybay.org
(2023-10-31). Wednesday 11/1: Visioning Beyond the Parameters of Realism. indybay.org
(2023-10-31). The Israel-Palestine Conflict as an Echo of the Holocaust. indybay.org Are the US and the “West” using the Israel-Palestine conflict for their own purposes? | This article by Bruce Neuberger entitled “Israel’s Kristalnacht” appeared October 25, 2023 in Counterpunch…
(2023-10-31). Friday 11/3: Tell dance performance. indybay.org Dance Mission Theater | 3316 24th Street | San Francisco, CA 94110…
(2023-10-31). Deglaziers, Boosters & Vandal union Local 1312 now hiring at all Walgreens locations. indybay.org Direct action against financial district Walgreens claimed by Deglaziers, Boosters & Vandals Union Local 1312. Images show progress in moving out financial district Walgreens. Come join the fun we are hiring!
(2023-10-31). The Military Is Conducting Surveillance of Marijuana Dispensaries. indybay.org The military at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), WA is conducting surveillance of marijuana dispensaries, claiming that marijuana users violate Federal law and pose a threat to the military base.
(2023-10-31). Saturday 11/4: Sacramento Stands with Palestine! indybay.org Arden Fair Mall…
(2023-10-31). Saturday 11/11: Armistice Day: WWI, the War to End All Wars and The Forgotten Promise, with Jack Erickson. indybay.org Monterey Peace and Justice Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd., Seaside, CA 939355…
(2023-10-31). ‘Ceasefire now’: Anti-war protesters confront US officials at Senate hearing. presstv.ir Anti-war protesters interrupt a US Congress hearing, demanding Washington stop funding the Israelis’ genocide of Palestinians.
(2023-10-31). Japan announces sanctions on Hamas-related individuals amid Israeli genocide in Gaza. presstv.ir Japan imposes sanctions against nine people and a company over their alleged links to the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas, amid Israel’s brutal war against the Gaza Strip.
(2023-10-31). ‘Hamas’ Al-Aqsa Storm result of years of oppression; Israeli genocide no sign of victory’. presstv.ir Iran’s highest-ranking military commander says Palestinians decided to stand up against Israel instead of giving in to their gradual death at the hands of the occupying regime.
(2023-10-31). Gaza genocide will not last a single day without US, Europe support: Leader’s aide. presstv.ir A senior Iranian official says Israel’s genocide in Gaza will not last even a single day without the US and Europe support.
(2023-10-31). Gaza will run out of blood bags next week, blood bank manager warns. presstv.ir The manger of the Al Aqsa Martyrs Hospital in central Gaza warns that the besieged enclave will run out of blood bags next week amid Israel’s savage attacks.
(2023-10-31). Israeli war machine targets area near Gaza’s Al-Quds Hospital. presstv.ir The Red Crescent says some 14,000 people have sought shelter there.
(2023-10-31). ‘Israel has dropped more than 18,000 tons of explosives on Gaza’. presstv.ir Palestinian officials say the Israeli regime has dropped more than 18,000 tons of explosives on Gaza.
(2023-10-31). Iran, Qatar FMs discuss ways to end Israeli war on Gaza. presstv.ir Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian exchanges views with his Qatari counterpart about ways to end the genocidal Israeli war against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.
(2023-10-31). Russia says US paralyzed Security Council, blocked resolution on Gaza ceasefire. presstv.ir Russia’s UN ambassador Vassily Nebenzia has blamed the United States for the ongoing atrocities committed by Israel against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.
(2023-10-31). Gaza wakes up to barrage of explosions after Israeli PM dismisses ceasefire. presstv.ir Gaza is rocked by a barrage of explosions following Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s dismissal of a ceasefire in the widening conflict.
(2023-10-31). Tel Aviv says struck 300 ‘targets’ in Gaza in 24 hours as civilian death toll mounts. presstv.ir The Israeli military says it attacked about 300 targets in the Gaza Strip over the past 24 hours.
(2023-10-31). ‘Top US commanders directing Israeli genocidal war; Tel Aviv’s defeat definite’. presstv.ir A top Iranian general says high-profile American military commanders have gone to Tel Aviv to aid and abet the Israeli regime in its brutal military operations against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.
(2023-10-31). Israel’s illegal occupation of Palestinian territories, root cause of conflict: China. presstv.ir China says the root cause of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict lies in the long-term illegal occupation of the Palestinian territories by the Tel Aviv regime.
(2023-10-31). Israel must be held accountable for war crimes in Gaza: Oman. presstv.ir Oman urges the international community to open an impartial investigation into Israel’s unjust actions in Gaza.
(2023-10-31). Muslims in US mount pressure on Biden for Gaza ceasefire. presstv.ir US Muslims mount pressure on President Joe Biden for ceasefire in Gaza.
(2023-10-31). Iran’s FM meets with Hamas leader Haniyeh in Qatar’s Doha. presstv.ir Iran’s FM meets Hamas leader Haniyeh in Qatar’s Doha in second such meeting since the conflict in Gaza started.
(2023-10-31). Protest outside French embassy in Beirut in solidarity with Gaza. presstv.ir People in Lebanon’s capital Beirut rallied near the French embassy to show support for Palestinians.
(2023-10-31). Constant Israeli bombardment turning Gaza into ‘graveyard of children’: UNICEF. presstv.ir UNICEF spokesperson decries rising number of child deaths in the besieged Gaza strip since Oct. 7…
(2023-10-31). 400 killed, injured as Israel bombs Jabaliya refugee camp in Gaza. presstv.ir At least 400 Palestinians have been killed and injured after Israeli airstrikes hit the Jabaliya refugee camp in the Gaza Strip.
(2023-10-31). Bolivia severs diplomatic ties with Israel over ‘crimes against humanity’. presstv.ir Bolivia has severed diplomatic ties with Israel over the Tel Aviv regime’s crimes against humanity in its aggression on the besieged Gaza Strip.
(2023-10-31). Iran asks UN to stop Israeli ‘killing machine’ in Gaza. presstv.ir Iran condemns in the strongest terms the Israeli regime’s recent attack on the Jabaliya refugee camp in Gaza that has left hundreds dead and injured.
(2023-10-31). Demonstrators flood Wall St in New York demanding justice for Palestinians. presstv.ir Demonstrators gathered in New York City to express solidarity with the Palestinian people in Gaza.
(2023-10-31). Thousands march in support of Palestinians in UK, France, Switzerland. presstv.ir Tens of thousands of pro-Palestinian protesters in UK, France and Switzerland call for a ceasefire as Israel’s army intensifies its assault on the Gaza Strip.
(2023-10-31). Thousands march in support of Palestinians in Sydney. presstv.ir Thousands of Palestinian supporters rallied in Sydney on Sunday, calling for an end to the violence in Gaza.
(2023-10-31). More children killed in Gaza in 3 weeks than annual total over past 4 years: NGO. presstv.ir Figures show more children have been killed in Gaza in three weeks than the annual total in global conflicts over the past 4 years.
(2023-10-31). Israel achieved nothing in attempted ground invasion of Gaza: Islamic Jihad. presstv.ir Islamic Jihad says Israel’s recent attempt to invade the Gaza Strip proved futile and failed to achieve any of the regime’s goals.
(2023-10-31). Hamas says Israeli tanks forced to retreat from Gaza border after fierce fighting. presstv.ir Hamas says Israel’s nonstop airstrikes on the frontlines are proof the Palestinian fighters have the upper hand in the battle.
(2023-10-31). Leaked document reveals Israel plans forced displacement of Gazans into Sinai Peninsula. presstv.ir A leaked document shows the Israeli regime plans to transfer civilian population of Gaza into Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula.
(2023-10-31). Iran’s deputy FM: Israel will be annihilated if war on Gaza expands. presstv.ir An Iranian deputy foreign minister says if Israel keeps up its ongoing war against Gaza, it will lead to the regime’s total annihilation.
(2023-10-31). Thousands rally in The Hague against Israel’s war on Gaza. presstv.ir Thousands of people demonstrate in The Hague to condemn Israel’s war of aggression on Gaza.
(2023-10-31). Putin: US, West to blame for Gaza crisis, they need constant chaos in West Asia. presstv.ir Russia’s president says the US and its allies are to blame for the crisis in the Gaza Strip, where the Israeli regime has been waging a bloody war.
(2023-10-31). Al-Quds Brigades: Enemy depicts false picture of its ground invasion against Gaza. presstv.ir A spokesman for al-Quds Brigades dismisses Israel’s alleged ground advances in its war of aggression against Gaza.
(2023-10-31). Yemeni army launches large-scale ballistic, drone strikes on Israeli targets. presstv.ir Yemeni Armed Forces have launched large-scale military strikes against Israeli targets in the occupied territories in support of the Palestinian people.
(2023-10-31). Rockets, drones target two US military bases in Syria, Iraq. presstv.ir US military bases come under rocket and drone attacks in Syria’s eastern province of Dayr al-Zawr, and neighboring Iraq.
(2023-10-31). Drone shots show destruction after hurricane Otis in Mexico, food and water worries persist. presstv.ir The number of people dead and missing due to Hurricane Otis has risen to nearly 100.
(2023-10-31). Biden’s executive order enforces new rules for AI. presstv.ir US President Joe Biden issues a far-reaching executive order aiming at ensuring protection against threats posed by artificial intelligence (AI) amid growing concerns about its potential impact ranging from national security to public health.
(2023-10-31). Chinese giant techs remove Israel from their digital maps. presstv.ir Chinese tech firms Baidu and Alibaba have reportedly removed Israel’s name from their online maps.
(2023-10-31). Exclusive: Hamas says Al-Aqsa Storm performed ‘miracle in six minutes’. presstv.ir Hamas says al-Aqsa Storm performed a miracle over a span of six minutes and shattered the image of the Israeli military.
(2023-10-31). Thousands rally worldwide in solidarity with Palestinians. presstv.ir Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets worldwide to show support for Palestinians.
(2023-10-31). New Zealanders march in the capital to show support for Palestine. presstv.ir Thousands of New Zealanders rallied in the capital Wellington, marching to Parliament House in support of the Palestinian people.
(2023-10-31). At least 32 dead after ArcelorMittal mine fire in Kazakhstan. presstv.ir The death toll from a fire at a mine owned by ArcelorMittal in Kazakhstan rose to 32 people on Saturday, with searches underway for 14 miners still missing.
(2023-10-31). Pro-Palestinian demonstrations take place in Paris despite ban. presstv.ir Demonstrations of support and solidarity for Palestinians take place in France’s capital despite a ban.
(2023-10-31). Bangladesh police clash with opposition protesters in Dhaka. presstv.ir Tens of thousands of opposition supporters filled the streets of Bangladesh’s capital.
(2023-10-31). Iran president: Condemnation of Israel at UN General Assembly important achievement. presstv.ir Iran’s president hails the recent condemnation of Israel through a UN General Assembly resolution as an important achievement.
(2023-10-31). Iran reaffirms support for referendum as viable solution to Palestinian issue. presstv.ir Iran says holding a referendum in Palestine can serve as a fundamental and political solution to the Palestinian issue.
(2023-10-31). ‘You want us to die, you want army to kill us,’ Israeli captives tell Netanyahu. presstv.ir Hamas has released a video of the three captured women voicing outrage at Benjamin Netanyahu.
(2023-10-31). UN envoy: Iran will give ‘decisive’ response to any threat to its security, national interests. presstv.ir Iran says it will give a decisive response if any threat is posed to its security and national interests.
(2023-10-31). Oct 31, 2023. sitrepworld.info MacArthur Park — Richard Harris Pro-Israel Propaganda-Lies vs. Reality, by Ron Unz NOT IN OUR NAME Declare Jewish Peace Organizations, by Paul Craig Roberts The Roots of Radicalism and the Structure of Evil, by Edward J. Curtin, Jr. Nakba 2.0 Revives the Neocon Wars, by Pepe Escobar Israel Should Know: “What Thou Sowest, Thou Shall Also Reap,” by Richard S. Dunn MoA: Biden Forced To Call Off His Plans For Ethnic Cleansing Of Gaza What they mean when they say America is ‘indispensable,’ by Anatol Lieven Joe Biden’s Hideous $106 Billion War Package, by David Stockman The Inability or Unwi…