Daily Archives: November 17, 2023

2023-11-17: News Headlines

Eve Ottenberg (2023-11-17). U.S.-China Extinction-Level Event Narrowly Averted. counterpunch.org We humans came within ten feet of extinction on October 24. That’s when World War III almost erupted due to a near collision between American and Chinewarplanesnes over the South China Sea. U.S. corporate media was quick to blame Beijing for the Chinese pilot’s “dangerous maneuvers,” but such accusations beg the question: What in God’s name were American fighter jets doing there, near Chinese airspace, eight thousand miles from U.S. borders in the first place? Their very presence is a provocation, aka military aggression. It could easily ignite war and thence nuclear Armageddon. And that first step, starting a wa…

ecns.cn (2023-11-17). Xi says Japan should properly handle discharge of nuclear-contaminated water in responsible manner. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday urged the Japanese side to properly handle the discharge of nuclear-contaminated water from the Fukushima power plant in a responsible and constructive manner.

Dr. Charles Johnston (2023-11-17). Geography and History Render the U.S. the Most Defensible Country in the World—Indeed It Spends Far More Than Any Other Country On Its Military. covertactionmagazine.com This Military Paradox Could Very Well Lead to Nuclear Armageddon In 1949 the U.S. War Department changed its name. Branches of the armed forces were then administered under a new name: the Department of Defense. This newly defined mandate of defending the United States should have been a relatively easy and inexpensive task. Geography and history render the …

Dr. Charles Johnston (2023-11-17). Geography and History Render the U.S. the Most Defensible Country in the World—Indeed It Spends Far More Than Any Other Country On Its Military. covertactionmagazine.com This Military Paradox Could Very Well Lead to Nuclear Armaggedon In 1949 the U.S. War Department changed its name. Branches of the armed forces were then administered under a new name: the Department of Defense. This newly defined mandate of defending the United States should have been a relatively easy and inexpensive task. Geography and history render the …

WSWS (2023-11-17). Amid Israeli war on Gaza, Iran blocks IAEA nuclear inspectors. wsws.org Workers and youth around the world protesting against Israel’s onslaught on Gaza must oppose plans for imperialist attack on Iran, including potentially with nuclear weapons.

Bernard D’Mello (2023-11-17). Jaduguda Uranium mining cluster. mronline.org Adivasis (literally, “original inhabitants”, equivalent to “indigenous peoples”) have been and are being sacrificed in the union government’s uranium mining and processing projects in what is now the State of Jharkhand, earlier the State of Bihar, where the public enterprise, Uranium Corporation of India Ltd (UCIL) began underground uranium mining and processing plant, twenty-four km west of Jaduguda.

Evaggelos Vallianatos (2023-11-17). Hellas in the Mediterranean World. counterpunch.org Shepherd’s stone house and enclosure for sheep / goats, about 4,000 years old. Mt. Ainos, Cephalonia, Greece. Photo: Evaggelos Vallianatos Mainland Greece was never sufficient for all its inhabitants. About 80 percent of the land is dominated by mountains. Even the gods chose Mt. Olympos in Thessaly for their home. Thessaly is unusual because it

WSWS (2023-11-17). “Stop the massacre in Gaza!”—Socialist Equality Party holds anti-war meetings in Berlin and Stuttgart. wsws.org The meetings in Stuttgart and Berlin took place in the midst of worldwide mass protests and demonstrations against the murderous policies of the Netanyahu government and the active political and military support it receives from the leading NATO powers.

EcoWaste Coalition (2023-11-17). Warning Out on Newly-Discovered Aerosol Paints with Extremely High Lead Content. pressenza.com Two more aerosol paints sold online were found to contain extremely high concentrations of lead, a cumulative toxicant that is forbidden in the production of paints. | The toxics watchdog group EcoWaste Coalition revealed that the lead content of the two variants of Sanvo Spray Paints it ordered from online dealers based in Caloocan City exceeded the maximum 90 parts per million (ppm) limit for lead in paints and similar surface coatings. Based on the XRF screening conducted by the EcoWaste Coalition, these spray paints contain extremely high concentrations of lead. | The orange variant contained 25, 370 parts pe…

The Independent (2023-11-17). Uganda Cranes start Paul Put era with Guinea test. independent.co.ug Rabat, Morocco | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Cranes are set to take on West African giants Guinea in their inaugural 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifying fixture today at Stade De Municipal in Berkane, Morocco. Joseph Paul Put, the new Uganda Cranes head coach faces the daunting task of fielding a team against Guinea with …

infobrics (2023-11-17). ‘Ukraine violated the Ottawa Treaty’: UN has new evidence that Kiev regime uses banned mines. infobrics.org 11 children in Donetsk treaded on Ukrainian mines from February 2022 to September 2023.

infobrics (2023-11-17). Neo-Nazi junta draft commissions now after pregnant women. infobrics.org Those who are loyal to the Kiev regime are exempt from conscription, as well as those who can afford to pay hefty bribes to military medical commissions (MMCs). Thus, sons of numerous corrupt oligarchs get the chance to live their lavish lifestyles abroad (all at the expense of the Ukrainian people), while pregnant women are sent to war. What’s more, recently released combat footage shows some have already been captured by the Russian military.

Ann Garrison, Black Agenda Report. (2023-11-17). US Blows Off The Whole World To Punish Cuba. popularresistance.org On November 2, the UN General Assembly voted overwhelmingly for a resolution calling on the US to lift the trade embargo against Cuba that President John Kennedy imposed in 1962. The US and Israel were the only two nations to vote no, with Ukraine abstaining. Total dependence creates total compliance. | The US Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control records complex specifics of sanctions on Cuba. There are so many that they amount to a virtual blockade. | “You talk about sanctions,” says Cuban journalist Liz Oliva Fernández, “you think ‘OK, maybe the United States has one, two, or three sanctions on Cuba,’ bu…

Brian Berletic (2023-11-17). BRIAN BERLETIC — Is the US Losing Control in the Middle East? thealtworld.com Our guest today is Brian Berletic, a top-tier military and geopolitical analyst renowned for his comprehensive coverage of the Russia-Ukraine and Middle East conflicts. In our discussion, we delve into topics such as Yemeni missiles and drones, Hezbollah’s anti-ship missile capabilities, the ongoing resistance in Iraq and Syria, and the recent US decision to maintain weapon supplies to Taiwan.

Stephen Karganovic (2023-11-17). The Limits of Fragmentation. The West Should Beware of Excessive Expectations. Russia and the War in Ukraine. globalresearch.ca

infobrics (2023-11-17). China, Russia Agree to Build Pipeline Section in Far East. infobrics.org Russian energy firm Gazprom signed an agreement with China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) and PipeChina on the design and construction of a pipeline section in the Far East, which will be used to deliver Russian gas to China…

infobrics (2023-11-17). BRICS: A Bloc Without a Vision or a Force for Change. infobrics.org The term BRIC was coined by British economist Jim O’Neill in 2001 to describe four emerging economies: Brazil, Russia, India, and China. He did not envision them as a political bloc that would challenge the West’s dominance. He was only interested in their investment potential…

Vijay Prashad, People’s Dispatch. (2023-11-17). Provocations By US State Department Chill Press Freedom In Latin America. popularresistance.org The headline is provocative: “The Kremlin’s Efforts to Covertly Spread Disinformation in Latin America.” This was a statement on the US State Department website, posted on November 7, 2023. The United States government accused two companies—Social Design Agency and Structura National Technologies—of being the main agents of what it alleged is Russian-backed disinformation. The statement named the heads of both of the firms, Ilya Gambashidze of Social Design Agency and Nikolay Tupkin of Structura. On July 28, 2023, the European Union sanctioned several Russian individuals and firms, including SDA and S…

Staff (2023-11-17). Headlines for November 17, 2023. democracynow.org Israel Lays Siege to Gaza’s Hospitals, Strikes Jabaliya Refugee Camp Amid Telecoms Blackout, Israeli Drone Strike Kills 3 Palestinians in Occupied West Bank, U.S. CENTCOM Commander Meets Top Israeli Officials Amid Mounting Regional Violence, Protesters Shut Down Boston and San Francisco Bridges Demanding End to U.S. Support for War on Gaza, Vermont Rep. Becca Balint Becomes First Jewish Congressmember to Call for Ceasefire, L.A. Times Calls for Gaza Ceasefire to End Israel’s “Indiscriminate Killing of Palestinian Civilians”, Russian Artist Gets 7 Years in Prison for Replacing Grocery Price…

Ana Luisa Brown (2023-11-17). Bulgaria to process Russian crude oil in 2024. plenglish.com Sofia, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Bulgaria will continue to import and process Russian crude oil until the end of 2024, according to a decision adopted by the National Assembly of this Balkan country on Thursday.

Luis Linares Petrov (2023-11-17). Russia and DPRK agree on joint geological exploration. plenglish.com Moscow, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Russia and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) agreed to carry out a joint geological exploration of mineral deposits and exploration of hydrocarbon in the sea, the Russian Ministry of Natural Resources reported.

Connor Freeman (2023-11-17). US To Sanction Shippers of Russian Oil Over Price Cap Violations. news.antiwar.com On Thursday, the US Treasury Department imposed a set of new sanctions on ships and companies accused of using American service providers to ship Russian crude oil above the $60 price cap. The cap, imposed by the US and the Group of Seven (G7) nations in late 2022, was meant to deprive the Kremlin of funds …

english.almanar.com.lb (2023-11-17). Ibn Sina Hospital Raided: Two Palestinians Martyred, West Bank Braces for Uprising. english.almanar.com.lb The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) stormed the Ibn Sina Hospital in Jenin early Friday morning. The staff in the emergency department were forced out of the hospital at gunpoint, their hands raised in surrender. # ÿπÿßÿ¨ŸÑ | ŸÇŸàÿßÿ™ ÿߟÑÿßÿ≠ÿ™ŸÑÿßŸÑ ÿ™ŸÇÿ™ÿ≠ŸÖ ŸÖÿ≥ÿ™ÿ¥ŸÅŸâ ÿßÿ®ŸÜ ÿ≥Ÿ…

infobrics (2023-11-17). The Dollar’s Dominance Is Shakier Than Ever. infobrics.org BRICS has growing currency leverage despite internal divisions…

infobrics (2023-11-17). US quietly boosting military aid to Israel. infobrics.org According to a recent report by Bloomberg, the US is secretly sending additional military supplies to the Zionist state.

Zane McNeill (2023-11-17). Texas Lawmakers Approve Country’s Most Extreme Anti-Immigrant Laws. truthout.org The Texas House of Representatives approved some of the U.S.’s most radical anti-immigrant bills on Tuesday. If signed into law, these bills would allow the state to spend $1.5 billion on new state border walls and make illegally crossing the Texas-Mexico border a state crime. “This legislation is white supremacy in action that will encourage racial profiling and separate Texas families… |

Answer Coalition (2023-11-17). Shut It Down for Palestine continues with an even more massive day of action! answercoalition.org , November 17, 2023 – Today, hundreds of thousands of people from across the world will participate in the global day of action as part of the “Shut it Down for Palestine!” movement. The day of action takes place six weeks since Israel began its genocidal attacks on the Gaza strip which have killed over 11,500 Palestinians and injured over 30,000. | Israel launched a brutal attack this week on Al-Shifa Hospital, the largest in Gaza, after a White House spokesperson publicly backed Israel’s claim that the hospital was functioning as a “Hamas base”. This lie has put at risk the lives of the thousands of refugees s…

Editor (2023-11-17). NYT Runs Interference for IDF as It Bombs Jabalia Refugee Camp. scheerpost.com

Peoples Dispatch (2023-11-17). UNRWA claims deliberate attempts are being made to strangle its activities in Gaza. peoplesdispatch.org More than 103 workers of the UN refugee agency have been killed and over 60 of its camps sheltering displaced Palestinians have been bombed by Israel since October 7…

Mona El-Farra (2023-11-17). From Gaza with Rage. dissidentvoice.org The repeating Israeli airstrikes on the Jabalia refugee camp in Gaza are beyond my own comprehension. For at least 10 of the last 40 days, missiles have rained down on the most densely populated refugee camp in all of Gaza. And it is not just the days; it is also the nights. The bombing is …

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2023-11-17). Israel Continues Terrorizing Al-Shifa Hospital, Dozens of Refugees Taken to ‘Unknown Areas’. orinocotribune.com A day and a half after violently taking control of Gaza’s largest medical complex, the Israeli army has provided little to no evidence of the ‘Hamas command center’ allegedly located under Al-Shifa Hospital | Israeli tanks and jets continued to bombard Al-Shifa Hospital on 16 November, with bulldozers destroying large sections of the medical complex as the invading forces continued their search for an alleged “Hamas command center.” | Sources inside the complex revealed on Thursday that about 200 Palestinians were taken from the complex to “unknown areas” by Israeli forces after being blindfolded and interrogated…

Luis Linares Petrov (2023-11-17). Israel threatens to attack other areas of Gaza. plenglish.com Ramallah, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Israeli troops in Gaza threaten to expand their operations to other regions of the Palestinian enclave, where thousands of refugees from the northern area are located.

Javier Arana Villasusa (2023-11-17). Mexico rejects anti-immigration measures approved by Texas, US. plenglish.com Mexico City,Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Mexico today rejected anti-immigration measures in Texas, whose Congress gave the green light to laws that allocate 1.5 billion dollars for a border wall and make it a crime to enter the state illegally.

krish-rad_ind (2023-11-17). Solidarity with Detroit Casino Workers on Strike for First Time in History. leftvoice.org

The Independent (2023-11-17). CFAO Motors, SINOTRUK ink partnership deal. independent.co.ug Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | SINOTRUK, a heavy-duty truck manufacturer in China, and CFAO Motors, the provider of mobility solutions in Uganda, have partnered for distribution. This collaboration represents a significant advancement in CFAO Motors’ goal of offering premium transportation options to the Ugandan market. This alliance was formally announced at a breakfast event …

Mark Gruenberg (2023-11-17). Government says it will use trade pacts to advance worker rights internationally. peoplesworld.org SAN FRANCISCO—Building on the provisions of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade pact, the White House says the Biden administration launched a “whole-of-government initiative,” via an executive order, to use trade pacts and other leverage to advance worker rights worldwide. Biden’s objective, said U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai, and Acting Labor Secretary Julie Su, is to expand and …

Mel Buer, The Real News. (2023-11-17). Film And TV Production Assistants Are Unionizing. popularresistance.org We won’t grasp all the repercussions of 2023’s ‘Hot Labor Summer’ for years to come, but one place where the effects are already being noted is Hollywood. Building on the momentum of the newly-chartered IATSE Local 111, which represents thousands of commercial production workers across the country, production assistants in the Film and TV sector are coming together to fight back against exploitative working conditions in the industry. The Real News speaks with organizers from Production Assistants United to understand the conditions faced by production workers in Film and TV, and how the unionization of these PAs…

Ann Brown (2023-11-17). Denzel Washington To Play Carthaginian Warrior Hannibal For Director Antoine Fuqua. moguldom.com Denzel Washington is set to embark on a historical epic film journey. Washington will portray the legendary Carthaginian general Hannibal in an upcoming Netflix movie. For the project, the Oscar-winning actor will reunite with director Antoine Fuqua, with whom he collaborated for such films like “Training Day” and “The Equalizer” series of films—2014’s “The Equalizer,” …

krish-rad_ind (2023-11-17). After a Long Defeat, Labor Is Rising from the Ashes. inthesetimes.com

WSWS (2023-11-17). Australian artists denounce Labor’s support for Israeli assault on Gaza. wsws.org “We do not create our art merely for entertainment or for profit. We create because it is a human imperative in the same way that speaking out against war crimes is a moral imperative.”

WSWS (2023-11-17). Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and the Pacific. wsws.org India: Andhra Pradesh contract tourist workers strike for permanent jobs; Sri Lankan public health inspectors boycott dengue control activities; Australia: Maritime workers continue industrial action at DP World.

Matthew Stevenson (2023-11-17). Return to Bosnia-Herzegovina: Martin Bell’s War. counterpunch.org This is the eighth part in a series about Bosnia-Herzegovina thirty years after its civil wars. Most days in Sarajevo I had lunches with library friends, but in the evenings I was free to wander. I cannot say that in February Sarajevo is a joy on foot—think of freezing rain and slushy sidewalks—so often I bailed

publicbooks (2023-11-17). “We All Relate to Each Other’s Dystopias”: Shehan Karunatilaka and Sangeeta Ray. publicbooks.org “Seven Moons” makes space for the cacophony of ghostly voices of those killed and disappeared in Sri Lanka’s long civil war.

Visualizing Palestine (2023-11-17). Gaza Water 2023. dissidentvoice.org Before the genocide, Palestinians in Gaza struggled to access clean water, with 97% of Gaza’s freshwater resources contaminated due to the Israeli blockade and repeated bombardments. Many families in poverty were forced to spend a third or more of their income to purchase water from unregulated sources, with the hopes that it is safe. Now, …

a guest author (2023-11-17). Washington has its own BRI — the Bomb and Ruin Initiative. workers.org By Carlos Martinez This article was published in Global Times, Nov. 8, 2023. opinion@globaltimes.com.cn The author is a British author and independent political commentator. The China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has attracted a great deal of attention recently, particularly with the Third Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation . . . |

a guest author (2023-11-17). Washington has its own BRI —— the Bomb and Ruin Initiative. workers.org By Carlos Martinez This article was published in Global Times, Nov. 8, 2023. opinion@globaltimes.com.cn The author is a British author and independent political commentator. The China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has attracted a great deal of attention recently, particularly with the Third Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation . . . |

a guest author (2023-11-17). Global media’s unethical coverage facilitates genocide in Gaza. workers.org The following statement was released by the Palestinian Journalists’ Syndicate to the global media on Nov. 9. This article appeared in popularresistance.org on Nov. 10, 2023. Protesters displaying the names and photographs of journalists killed in Gaza since Oct. 7 gather near Place de la République in Paris, Nov. 11, . . . |

A Guest Author (2023-11-17). Why people march for Palestine? — a commentary. workers.org By Benny Shaft This commentary was written days prior to the historic “Free Palestine” rally and march in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 4, that brought out 300,000 people. Nov. 1 — The word has been sent. The buses are ready. The words I write sum up the revolutionary action that . . . |

A Guest Author (2023-11-17). Why people march for Palestine? workers.org By Benny Schaft This commentary was written days prior to the historic “Free Palestine” rally and march in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 4, that brought out 300,000 people. Nov. 1 — The word has been sent. The buses are ready. The words I write sum up the revolutionary action that . . . |

guest author (2023-11-17). War against the fleas. workers.org Perhaps Israel’s most respected statesman, former diplomat Abba Eban, once said, “Nobody does Israel any service by proclaiming its right to exist.” That was then, in 1981. Now is a new age, a new era. A time of Israel’s swing to the far right wing. It is once again a . . . |

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-11-17). Canada: Gusanos Cheer on Israel’s Genocide and Police Repression at Home. libya360.wordpress.com Jack Dempster Millions of Canadian workers, young people, Arabs, and oppressed peoples have taken to the streets in opposition to this barbaric slaughter. There is a political synergy and harmony between various right-wing elements of diasporas within the Canadian state. The Israeli Zionists, Ukrainian Banderites, Iranian Pahlavists and anti-communist Cubans, Chinese and Vietnamese have common…

WSWS (2023-11-17). “I guarantee you that they stuff the ballot box!”: Michigan autoworkers speak out against UAW contract “ratification” wsws.org More workers are speaking out against the process used by the United Auto Workers to obtain ratification of sellout agreements at General Motors, Stellantis, and Ford.

WSWS (2023-11-17). California State University skilled trades workers hold one day strike. wsws.org CSU workers are divided into numerous separate unions, their contracts negotiated separately, and the “no strike” clauses enforced by the trade union officials designed to ensure a united fight that could shut down the CSU system, but it is precisely this which is needed through the building of independent rank-and-file committees.

WSWS (2023-11-17). Spain’s Sánchez re-elected prime minister amid mass strikes, protests over Gaza. wsws.org Sánchez faces rising opposition from both left and right—from workers and youth protesting the Gaza genocide and Sánchez’s anti-worker policies, and from fascistic, anti-Catalan groups calling for a coup.

WSWS (2023-11-17). 20-hour warning strike shows train drivers’ determination. wsws.org The strike by train drivers in the GDL union has once again shown the power that rail workers and the working class as a whole can wield. It makes clear what a united struggle by all railway workers could achieve.

WSWS (2023-11-17). Canada’s unions trumpet federal anti-scab legislation to bolster “progressive” Liberal government as it backs Israel’s Gaza genocide. wsws.org Under conditions of a dramatic upsurge of workers’ struggles in Canada and internationally—struggles that have increasingly taken the form of rank-and-file rebellions against the union bureaucracy—the Trudeau government, and its union and NDP allies are acutely aware that they must create new mechanisms to suppress the class struggle.

Kevin Gosztola (2023-11-17). Australian Whistleblower Who Exposed War Crimes In Afghanistan Forced To Plead Guilty. thedissenter.org The following is an exclusive article from The Dissenter Newsletter. Thank you for supporting independent journalism on whistleblowers, press freedom, and government secrecy.Deprived of a public interest defense by an Australian court, former military lawyer and whistleblower David McBride pleaded guilty to offenses that stemmed from his disclosure of documents related to the war in Afghanistan. | McBride’s attorney Mark Davis

Editor (2023-11-17). Probe Shows 126+ Civilians Killed by Israeli Airstrike Targeting ‘Just One Guy’. scheerpost.com

Peoples Dispatch (2023-11-17). Israel continues bombing Gaza despite UNSC call for humanitarian pauses. peoplesdispatch.org Israel’s genocidal war in Gaza continued on the 42nd day on Friday, November 17, with more airstrikes and ground attacks across the besieged territory. Furthermore, Israeli raids and violent attacks also intensified significantly in the occupied West Bank, causing deaths and injuring dozens with 35 people being arrested. | The death toll in Gaza, according to the latest Palestinian ministry of health statistics, rose to over 11,500, including more than 4,700 children, 3,160 women and 668 elderly people. 29,000 Palestinians have been injured while more than 3,200 Palestinians are reported missing. The death toll i…

Codepink (2023-11-17). CODEPINK Launches International Campaign Urging ICC Investigation into Israel’s Alleged War Crimes in Gaza. pressenza.com Since the commencement of Israel’s military offensive after October 7, 2023, Gaza has been subjected to a series of war crimes and crimes against humanity. According to Article 5 of the Rome Statute, the ICC holds jurisdiction in cases where states are “unable” or “unwilling” to prosecute these offenses themselves. | The CODEPINK-led campaign cites a myriad of offenses, including continuous Israeli airstrikes on densely populated civilian areas, the bombing of hospitals, schools, and United Nations buildings, the imposition of a suffocating siege, forced displacement of the population, use of toxic gas, and the d…

WSWS (2023-11-17). Join Melbourne school strikes against Gaza genocide! Oppose threats and intimidation from politicians. wsws.org The IYSSE calls on the mobilisation of the broadest layers of students to these walkouts. Young people in other cities and regional centres across the country should also develop actions against the genocide in Gaza.

Mnar Adley, Alan MacLeod, MintPress News. (2023-11-17). The Nakba 2.0: Issa Amro’s Insider Account Of Israeli Torture In Hebron. popularresistance.org Coming back to his house on October 7, world-renowned activist Issa Amro was dragged away by 15 armed Israelis, blindfolded, gagged, and cuffed so tightly he now needs an operation on his hands. The settlers and soldiers kept him imprisoned for days, beating and torturing him, constantly simulating his execution. | Speaking with MintPress News, Amro told the story of what life is like for Palestinians living in the West Bank city of Hebron. “In my city where I live now, since October 7, there is a curfew,” he told Mnar Adley and Alan MacLeod. | But this curfew is far more restrictive than others. Palestinian fami…

Ali Abunimah (2023-11-17). Israel admits burning hundreds of people on 7 October. electronicintifada.net Spokesman Mark Regev’s statement adds to mounting evidence that on 7 October Israeli forces went on an indiscriminate shooting rampage.

Peoples Dispatch (2023-11-17). Solidarity activists to stage mass shutdowns for Palestine. peoplesdispatch.org On November 17, Palestinian and anti-imperialist organizations including the Palestinian Youth Movement, the People’s Forum, the ANSWER Coalition, and National Students for Justice in Palestine have called on the Palestine solidarity movement to stage shut downs of “business as usual” in solidarity with Palestine. Across the globe, students will be walking out or occupying their universities, businesses will shutter, and activists will directly target the centers of power which enable Israeli genocide in Gaza. | Actions will be taking place around the world including in Zambia, Puerto Rico, Canada, South Africa,…

Ben Norton (2023-11-17). Why Does the US Support Israel? A Geopolitical Analysis With Economist Michael Hudson. orinocotribune.com A geopolitical analysis of why the United States so strongly supports Israel: Economist Michael Hudson discusses with journalist Ben Norton. | It is crucial to stress that Israel is an extension of U.S. geopolitical power in one of the most critically important regions of the world. | In fact, it was current If we look at the Middle East, I think it’s about time we stop, those of us who support…

Caitlin Johnstone (2023-11-17). It’s Impossible To Bomb A Population Into Submission And Obedience. thealtworld.com Listen to a reading of this article (reading by Tim Foley): | One of the many, many things that sucks about all this is knowing that when there is a violent retaliation for Israel’s actions in Gaza which kills Israeli civilians, Israel will look up with Bambi-eyed innocence and say “What did we ever do to them? We just want to live in peace!” | And the entire western press will amplify the same message. They’ll once again frame it as an “unprovoked” attack and say there’s “no justification” for what was done, frame every conversation as though history began on the day of that attack, and demand that everyone…

Chris Hedges (2023-11-17). Did Israel’s military kill its own civilians on Oct. 7? therealnews.com For all the sensationalism surrounding the events of Oct. 7, when Hamas broke through the Gaza fence and seized territory in the Gaza Envelope as part of Operation Al-Aqsa Flood, there is still much that we do not know. The official Israeli death toll from the attack is estimated at 1,200 civilians, revised from an initial estimate of 1,400. Among this figure are several hundred civilians, which Israel says were killed by Hamas militants. Other testimony from survivors of Oct. 7 suggests an alternative explanation—that in its fervor to defeat Hamas, Israeli commanders may have willingly targeted and s…

Patrick Lawrence, Consortium News. (2023-11-17). The Banality Of Propaganda. popularresistance.org Propaganda is about forceful impact, subtlety the last thing on the propagandist’s mind. The banal will always do. The Japanese during the Pacific war were “Japs” or “Nips,” and in the plentitude of American propaganda images they had buck teeth and pencil mustaches and wore round glasses over their evil Asiatic eyes. | After watching the Herzog video I went in search of footage from London the previous day. There have been many demonstrations against Israel’s savage military campaign in Gaza since hostilities erupted Oct. 7, and may there be many more, but London last Saturday looks like the biggest to date.

Dave Lindorff (2023-11-17). The IDF is Coming Up Almost Empty in Search for Underground Hamas ‘Pentagon’. counterpunch.org The US is backpedaling its support for Israel’s brutal invasion of Gaza; destruction of the entire northern half (or third) of the walled-off and blockaded territory that is home and prison for 2.3 million trapped Palestinians is occurring now that the IDF has achieved its objective of gaining control of the Al Shifa Hospital in

Maureen Clare Murphy (2023-11-17). Israel using its national anthem as “noise torture” against detainees. electronicintifada.net Soldiers record videos documenting their abuses against Palestinians.

Muhannad Hariri (2023-11-17). Israel wants to reset the clock to 1967. electronicintifada.net The wholesale ethnic cleansing of the occupied Palestinian territories will not succeed today.

Nora Barrows-Friedman (2023-11-17). Canadian lawyers warn Justin Trudeau they will seek genocide prosecution. electronicintifada.net “It is a crime to supply arms to a state with knowledge that they will be used for war crimes and genocide,” attorneys say.

krish-rad_ind (2023-11-17). Did Israel build a bunker under al-Shifa hospital? electronicintifada.net

Kit Klarenberg (2023-11-17). Team B and the Jerusalem Conference: How Israel Helped Craft Modern-Day “Terrorism” mintpressnews.com Kit Klarenberg reveals how starting in the 1970s, the Israeli government and CIA shaped how we see terrorism, using the fear of communism to serve their own foreign policy agendas.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-11-17). Team B and the Jerusalem Conference: How Israel Helped Craft Modern-Day Terrorism. libya360.wordpress.com Kit Klarenberg Since Israel’s genocidal assault on Gaza began, Zionist officials, pundits, journalists, and their Western opposite numbers have endlessly invoked the sinister specter of “terrorism” to justify the industrial-scale slaughter of Palestinians. It is because of “terrorism,” twice-failed U.S. Presidential candidate and unconvicted war criminal Hillary Clinton representatively wrote for The Atlantic on November 14 that “Hamas…

Marjorie Cohn (2023-11-17). Palestinians File Emergency Motion to Block US Aid for Israel’s Genocide in Gaza. truthout.org On November 16, two Palestinian human rights organizations, three Palestinians and five Palestinian Americans brought an emergency motion in United States federal court to immediately force President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin to stop providing additional weapons, money, and military and diplomatic support to Israel, which is committing genocide… |

Mark Fiore (2023-11-17). An All New, All Friendly, SCOTUS ‘Code of Conduct’! progressive.org The new ethics code is filled with language about what a good justice “should” do—not what a justice must do.

Editor (2023-11-17). Why Does the US Support Israel? A Geopolitical Analysis With Economist Michael Hudson. scheerpost.com

Abdul Rahman (2023-11-17). In Jordan, mass protests for Palestine express “a general popular sentiment” peoplesdispatch.org Thousands of Jordanians have mobilized in protest against the Israeli genocide in Gaza and forced their rulers to stand against bullying from the US and Israel…

Natalia Marques (2023-11-17). Right-wing media claims Palestine solidarity activists in the US are influenced by foreign agents. peoplesdispatch.org FOX News and other outlets, following massive pro-Palestine demonstrations across the US, claim demonstrators are driven by foreign funds not “organic rage”

Peoples Dispatch (2023-11-17). Irish Left slams government for abetting Israeli war crimes. peoplesdispatch.org Legislative proposals by left parties called the Irish government to hold Israel responsible for its genocidal war were voted down by the governing coalition in the Irish Parliament…

Zoe Alexandra (2023-11-17). International tribunal finds US blockade of Cuba in violation of international law. peoplesdispatch.org The International Tribunal Against the Blockade of Cuba took place in the Belgian capital on November 16 and 17 and heard from dozens of witnesses from European and Cuban civil society…

Mustafa Abu Sneineh, Mondoweiss. (2023-11-17). ‘Operation Al-Aqsa Flood’ Day 40: Israeli Forces Storm Al-Shifa Hospital. popularresistance.org Israeli forces and tanks stormed on Wednesday morning Gaza’s largest hospital, Al-Shifa, following a late-night threat call to the hospital’s medical staff warning them of an imminent incursion inside the sprawling complex at “any minute”. | Currently housing thousands of patients, doctors, and civilian families, Al-Shifa has been a primary target of Israel since the beginning of its war on Gaza. In recent days Israel and the US have been ramping up claims of alleged “intelligence” to support Israel’s allegation of a Hamas command center that it says lies beneath the hospital. | Following the threatening call on…

Tyler Walicek, Truthout. (2023-11-17). US Foreign Policy Establishment Is Instrumentalizing Islamophobia. popularresistance.org An incisive new report released by researchers affiliated with Rutgers University lays out in detail the many ways in which the U.S. political establishment has instrumentalized anti-Muslim bigotry and disingenuously redefined the idea of “antisemitism” in order to defuse criticisms of the Israeli government and justify dehumanizing policies toward Palestinians. | Titled “Presumptively Antisemitic: Islamophobic Tropes in the Palestine-Israel Discourse,” the 68-page report offers a thorough examination of how the domestic foreign policy establishment and the associated Israel lobby employ Islamophobia as a tool of…

Vijay Prashad, The Electronic Intifada. (2023-11-17). Mistrust Of West Defines Global South Attitudes To Palestine. popularresistance.org Every day since 7 October feels like an International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian people: a million people gather in Istanbul, another million in Jakarta, and then yet another million across the African continent and in Latin America. | It is impossible to keep up with the protests. These in turn are pushing political parties and governments to clarify their stances on the Israeli attack on Palestinians in Gaza. And the mass demonstrations have generated three kinds of outcomes: | A new generation of people have now been drawn by the mass struggles not only into pro-Palestine activity, but into anti-wa…

krish-rad_ind (2023-11-17). Cuba Demanded The Cessation Of Aggression Against Palestine. popularresistance.org

Ramzy Baroud (2023-11-17). The Strip is Already Occupied: The Two Gazas that Israel Cannot Break. counterpunch.org The ongoing discussions on the Israeli military objectives in Gaza are largely focused on whether Israel is planning a long or a short-term military reoccupation of the Strip. Israelis themselves are fueling this conversation, with 41 percent of Israelis wanting to leave Gaza following the war and another 44 percent wanting the Gaza Strip to

Rep. Ron Paul (2023-11-17). Video: Israel “Encouraged and started Hamas.” America has “A Moral Responsibility for Both Sides” Ron Paul. globalresearch.ca

Vijay Prashad (2023-11-17). The intimate embrace between Liberalism and the Far Right: The Forty-Sixth Newsletter (2023). mronline.org One of the curiosities of our time is that the far right is quite comfortable with the established institutions of liberal democracy.

Allen Forrest (2023-11-17). A Modern Day Addiction. dissidentvoice.org

Arian X (2023-11-17). ‘Enough with the colonial suppression on our fulfillment of the Hippocratic oath’. liberationnews.org “We need healers who are radically committed to healing, to health, to life, and to justice for all, even for Palestine, without these colonial limitations repressing our conscience, our voices, and our work.”

Binoy Kampmark (2023-11-17). Sunak’s Dad’s Army Option. counterpunch.org Openly ignored by his incendiary, now ex-Home Secretary, Suella Braverman, UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak was left with few options. Retaining her would continue a process of blighting his already precarious prime ministership, suggesting weakness and a distinct lack of authority. Kicking her off the Cabinet front bench would, while reasserting some measure of control, permit her

Brandi Morin, Geordie Day (2023-11-17). Fort Chipewyan’s Indigenous community bears the toxic effects of Canada’s oil boom (trailer). therealnews.com In Northern Alberta, Canada, sit the Athabasca tar sands—the world’s largest known reservoir of crude bitumen, and a major driver of Canada’s economy. The vast majority of Canadian oil production comes from extracting and processing the crude bitumen found in the tar sands. But while Canada prospers off the tar sands industry, Indigenous communities downstream are in the grips of its toxic impact. It is well documented that the people of Fort Chipewyan, in northern Alberta, have been struck by disproportionately high rates of cancer, and their proximity to the tar sands has long been the suspected dom…

Bruce Neuburger (2023-11-17). Colonialism, Nazi Antisemitism and How Hate Became Racial. counterpunch.org

Charles Pierce (2023-11-17). Korea: Colonized, Plundered, Divided, Devastated by War, under Ongoing Threat of War. dissidentvoice.org The War on Korea (1950-53) was suspended with an armistice agreement. A hostile truce has persisted ever since. With respect to that ongoing confrontation, what Americans get from their government and their news mass media abounds with crucial omissions and misleading distortions resulting in a false portrayal of the geopolitical realities. Relevant history and essential facts. The Fight …

Christina Jimenez (2023-11-17). I Help Seniors Get Health Care. Shouldn’t I be Able to Afford My Own? counterpunch.org As a federal customer service representative, I help seniors access the health care they need through Medicare. I often handle hundreds of calls per day to sign people up, answer their questions, help them navigate billing, and more. The hard truth is that despite working for the largest federal call center contractor, Maximus, I don’t

Darrell Jackson (2023-11-17). Coming to Terms with a Lifetime of Trauma While in Prison. counterpunch.org I am a Black man in prison, and I want to talk about trauma. I want us all to be able to talk about trauma. I’m here because when I was a teenager and young man, I made many bad life choices involving drugs and violence. Living with the consequences of my actions is not

Dr. Mona El-Farra (2023-11-17). From Gaza With Rage. counterpunch.org

Editor (2023-11-17). Everyone is Hitler, when it suits—just not Western leaders. mronline.org A few signs depicting Benjamin Netanyahu as Adolf Hitler were postered in Sydney over the weekend. The police reportedly are investigating and urging people to contact Crime Stoppers if they have any “information in relation to the incident”.

Editor (2023-11-17). An Egyptian-Led ‘Conscience Convoy’ to Rafah. scheerpost.com

Editor (2023-11-17). Sandy Tolan: Humanity Has Failed Gaza. scheerpost.com

Editor (2023-11-17). Patrick Lawrence: The Banality of Propaganda. scheerpost.com

Ediz Tiyansan (2023-11-17). China and U.S. push for transition to electric vehicles. america.cgtn.com China and the United States have announced a new climate agreement aimed at enhancing cooperation. An important goal of the pact is to push for a rapid shift to sustainable energy resources and a transition to electric vehicles. CGTN’s Ediz Tiyansan reports from Los Angeles.

Gary Fields (2023-11-17). The Pogrom, Indians, and Genealogies of the Israeli Settler-Vigilante. mronline.org In most major media accounts of settler terror against Palestinians, Israeli settler-vigilantes invariably escape critical categorization beyond the moniker of “extremist.” Portrayals of these perpetrators of violence invariably focus on the theme of fanaticism while presenting these figures as unsavory if misguided fringe elements in Israeli society. Such characterizations are naàØve and incomplete.

Global Research News (2023-11-17). Selected Articles: Broken by Design: Why the Elites Want Everything and Everyone to Have an “Expiry Date” globalresearch.ca By So, are we living in an era where humanity is being led along a tragic “course in …

Global Research News (2023-11-17). This Week’s Most Popular Articles. globalresearch.ca

Ishmael Reed (2023-11-17). Majority of Black Men Prefer Trump. Suicide By Vote? counterpunch.org Only when she read a book review in Ebony magazine did my mother believe I was a writer. Blacks had every right to be suspicious of the white mainstream media. They trusted the Black media. Ebony magazine, Jet, and great newspapers like the Chicago Defender, the Pittsburgh Courier, and the Afro-American. These newspapers have gone

Jeff Wright (2023-11-17). American Christians join the movement for ‘ceasefire now!’. mondoweiss.net “Staying quiet in this moment would be a stain upon our souls and would deepen our complicity,” says Michael Curry, Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church.

Jerry Long (2023-11-17). Behold All These Collegiate Anti-Semites. counterpunch.org When I was a 17-year-old Freshman during the later half of an earlier century the college I attended ran, I swear to you… its own bar! All that was required to drink there was a student ID. For me, it was the tip of an intoxication iceberg whose mass included Phil’s Cozy Corner Cafe —

Jonathan Cook (2023-11-17). The Media’s Nord Stream lies just keep coming. mronline.org Why do billionaires and governments scramble to control the media? Because the power over our minds is the greatest power there is.

Jonathan Woodrow Martin (2023-11-17). The British Parliament Votes for Genocide as the British People Demand a Ceasefire. counterpunch.org This week the abject ‘mother of all parliaments’ voted overwhelmingly against a ceasefire, thus supporting the continuing genocide of the Palestinian people. This was not a surprise. It is not the first time and it will not be the last that Britain misses an opportunity to be on the right side of history. Meanwhile, in

Katya Schwenk (2023-11-17). Airline Unions Aim To Preserve Sky-High Credit Card Fees. levernews.com

KJ Noh (2023-11-17). The Biden-Xi Meeting: A fable of the Scorpion and the Frog. counterpunch.org China is trying to prevent the US from harming itself and others The Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson’s reporting on the APEC meeting between Presdient Xi and President Biden can be neatly neatly summarized as China, playing the role of the adult, trying to summon a petulant US child back to its senses to avoid harming itself and

Laith Fadel (2023-11-17). California could be home for future AI advancements. america.cgtn.com Artificial intelligence emerged as a key topic at APEC 2023 in San Francisco. The U.S. state of California could be the launching ground for AI in the future, as the technology further advances. CGTN’s Karina Mitchell reports.

Laith Fadel (2023-11-17). China cultivates relationship with Latin America at APEC 2023. america.cgtn.com A major theme at APEC 2023 is the development and promotion of economic cooperation between the Western Pacific region and Latin American nations along the Pacific coastline. In particular, Chinese officials say the relationship between China and Mexico is getting stronger. CGTN’s Alasdair Baverstock reports.

Malay Firoz (2023-11-17). The unforgivable hypocrisy of the American liberal. mondoweiss.net The heart of the American liberal aches for fairness in all things yet responds to every invocation of Palestinian freedom with excuses. Luckily, progress has never relied on a liberal’s courage to recognize that change is necessary.

Maximillian Alvarez (2023-11-17). Meet the activists fighting Zionism with direct action. therealnews.com With each passing day, more Israeli bombs are falling on Gaza. Over a million Palestinians have been displaced from their homes. The world is bearing witness to a genocidal military campaign to clear out Gaza once and for all. As leaders in the West continue to stand by Israel’s outrageous crimes, activists and people of conscience around the world are using direct action to take matters into their own hands and disrupt the war machine themselves.

Michael Arria (2023-11-17). DeSantis, University of Florida sued over SJP ban. mondoweiss.net The ACLU and Palestine Legal are suing Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and the University of Florida over over the state’s ban of Students for Justice in Palestine.

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2023-11-17). ‘We Are Now Rolling Out the Gaza Nakba,’ Israeli Minister Announces. orinocotribune.com

Philip Weiss (2023-11-17). Nides can’t convince his own children to take Israel’s side. mondoweiss.net Former ambassador Tom Nides quit his banking job last month to work as an Israel lobbyist but he can’t even convince his own kids. “They’re for the perceived underdog,” he told PBS.

Richard Hardigan (2023-11-17). Genocide of Palestinians by Israel, one of World’s Most Militarized Countries, No Surprise. counterpunch.org In the last few weeks, after the Hamas attack of October 7, Israel has unleashed a horrific wave of violence upon the Palestinians, both in the Gaza Strip and in the West Bank, killing over 11,000 people, the large majority civilians. These actions, according to genocide scholar Raz Segal and others, constitute a genocide. Moreover, documents

Ron Jacobs (2023-11-17). Washington and Israel: A Murderous Relationship. counterpunch.org Israel is a colonial-settler project. Like the Americas—especially the east coast of the United States which was originally settled by various religious and cultural outcasts—Israel was established as a homeland for the Jews, probably the most outcast of any outcasts in the western world. While it took a war led by wealthy colonists against the

Staff (2023-11-17). Cop City Protest Tear-Gassed as Activists Face “Unprecedented” RICO & Domestic Terrorism Charges. democracynow.org Protesters in Atlanta held a week of action to stop the construction of the massive $90 million police training complex known as “Cop City” in the Weelaunee Forest. This comes as activists have been organizing for a citywide referendum on the project which officials have tied up in court. Meanwhile, 61 people facing RICO, or racketeering, and domestic terrorism charges appeared in court this month as the state tries to characterize them as “militant anarchists.” We get an update from Kamau Franklin, founder of the Atlanta-based grassroots organizing collective Community Movement Builders,…

Staff (2023-11-17). Capitol Police Violently Break Up Jewish-Organized DNC Protest Calling for Gaza Ceasefire. democracynow.org As protests for a ceasefire in Gaza continue around the United States, the Jewish-led peace organization IfNotNow helped organize Wednesday’s protest at the Democratic National Committee’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. The protesters held hands to block the entrance to the building and were met with pepper spray and police use of force. “Let’s be clear that police escalated the protest,” says Eva Borgwardt, national spokesperson for IfNotNow. “Our Jewish values and our safety as Jews is extremely, extremely contingent on calling for a ceasefire now,” Borgwardt, who is…

Staff (2023-11-17). Sharif Abdel Kouddous on the Targeting of Journalists & Israel’s “Colonial Fantasy” to Depopulate Gaza. democracynow.org As the United Nations calls again for a ceasefire in Gaza, Palestinian health officials are warning thousands of women, children and sick people could soon die as Israel continues its bombardment of Gaza. Gaza is also facing a second day of a communications blackout. “Gaza City itself is a hollow shell” where “the streets have been turned into graveyards” and “the smell of death is everywhere,” says independent journalist Sharif Abdel Kouddous. “It increasingly seems that Israel is trying to push Palestinians into Egypt, which is a long-standing colonial fantasy,” h…

Stephen F. Eisenman (2023-11-17). When Anti, Anti-Zionism Becomes Anti-Semitism. counterpunch.org My friends in academia tell me they are experiencing the most repressive environment of their lives. The campuses of Harvard, Yale, University of Pennsylvania, Cornell, Northwestern (where I taught for almost 25 years), and others have been riven by conflict over the Mideast war. Faculty deemed too sympathetic to Palestine have been tarred by trustees, senior administrators, other faculty, and some students as naive at best and anti-Semitic at worst. A few professors have lost their jobs or been subjected to student petitions demanding their ouster. University presidents have been hounded by pro-Israeli, often Je…

Taya Graham, Stephen Janis (2023-11-17). Oklahoma cop grabs Indigenous grandmother for not walking on a sidewalk. therealnews.com Police brutality and racial profiling are not uncommon in the city of Shawnee, Oklahoma—a place where multiple Indigenous nations were forcibly relocated to during the 19th century. Shawnee today has a high population of Indigenous and Latine residents, and one woman, Jeanine R., recently caught the outrageous behavior of local police on video in an encounter she had with them while walking along the road with her grandson. Despite no sidewalk being available, Shawnee cop Anthony Starkey threatened Mrs. Jeanine with arrest and assault for failing to walk on a sidewalk, and for not having her ID on her…

Thomas Knapp (2023-11-17). The Supreme Court’s New “Code of Conduct” Is About Appearances, Not About Ethics. counterpunch.org On November 13, the US Supreme Court — presumably motivated by bad publicity after the exposure of bribery schemes involving justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito, and Neil Gorsuch, use of judicial aides to promote Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s books, and other unsavory activities — announced what it calls a “Code of Conduct,” and what most media

Unicorn Riot (2023-11-17). Pro-Palestinian Activists Take Over Amsterdam Central Station. unicornriot.ninja

W. T. Whitney (2023-11-17). US Restricts Food Supplies in Dirty War on Cuba. counterpunch.org The U.S. economic blockade of Cuba promotes food shortages and puts lives at risk. The U.S. public needs to know about, understand, and reject this blockade, its operation and impact. It’s no small task. The blockade proceeds automatically and quietly; human suffering is hidden. Economic embargos are a form of war, writes commentator Nicholas Mulder, who adds that “voters

Yoav Haifawi (2023-11-17). Haifa University students face day in Israeli court over social media posts. mondoweiss.net Five students at Haifa University were detained this week for social media posts they made regarding October 7. Yoav Haifawi attended their court hearing to see how “state security” would be upheld.

Ana Luisa Brown (2023-11-17). Brazilian university launches book ®Che Guevara the Minister ® (+Photo). plenglish.com Brasilia, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Under the premise that his revolutionary thought remains today the seed of actions, the book El Ministro Che Guevara, authored by Cuban professor Tirso Saenz, was presented at the University of Brasilia (UNB).

BAN Toxics (2023-11-17). Advocate Mothers Urge Government to Prohibit Banned Toxic Chemicals used in Plastic Toys, Amid New Evidence. pressenza.com “We unknowingly expose our children to plastic toys contaminated with toxic chemicals, which have been prohibited worldwide since 2017. Soft plastic toys like inflatable hopping horses, squeaky toy animals, shrilling chickens, rubber duckies, and dolls containing harmful chemicals called short-chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) remain unregulated in our local markets, posing a significant risk to our children’s health,” said Thony Dizon, Campaigner for Safe Toys for Kids of BAN Toxics. | BAN Toxics expresses serious concerns as recent evidence suggests the continued proliferation of plastic toys and consumer pro…

geo.tv (2023-11-17). Canadian man convicted of Pakistani family’s murders in Ontario. geo.tv Nathaniel Veltman ran over and killed four members of the Afzaal family with his car on June 6, 2021…

Javier Arana Villasusa (2023-11-17). Cuban table tennis player Yunier Fernandez is close to a medal (+Photos). plenglish.com Santiago de Chile, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Yunier Fernandez took another important step towards the medals today by defeating Fernando Eberhardt from Argentina 3-0, in the second day of table tennis of the VII Parapan American Games Santiago 2023.

Larry Johnson (2023-11-17). the Danger of Eschatology and Israel’s Al Shifa Propaganda Fail. sonar21.com If you are not a muslim, pretend for a moment that you are. Listen to the following sermon from a ultra conservative Pastor in Tennessee and let me know how this might influence your interaction with Christians. | Extremist Pastor Hoping for Armageddon | Got your attention? This is the extreme version of the eschatological theology embraced by many evangelical Christians. There is no grace, there is no mercy. Only wrath of God stuff. I worry than most secular Americans who have never experienced this kind of religious fervor fail to appreciate that this vision of what should happen in Israel is playing a…

Pressenza Philippines (2023-11-17). BCU Undergoes Internationalization Orientation and Capability Building on Research Digital ToolKits. pressenza.com by Marilou Dela Peña & Genevieve Balance Kupang | Remaining relevant and competitive in the rapidly evolving educational landscape is a top priority. Universities actively participate in diverse rating assessments to gain a comprehensive understanding of their strengths and areas for improvement across instruction, research, and community extension services programs. To meet this challenge, BCU continually adapts and aligns with international standards. | Under the leadership of the Research and Development Office headed by Dr. Marilou Dela Peña, and the Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Elma D. Donaal, BCU…

Pressenza Philippines (2023-11-17). BCU Undergoes Internationalization Orientation and Capability Building on Research Digital ToolKits. pressenza.com by Marilou Dela Peña & Genevieve Balance Kupang | Remaining relevant and competitive in the rapidly evolving educational landscape is a top priority. Universities actively participate in diverse rating assessments to gain a comprehensive understanding of their strengths and areas for improvement across instruction, research, and community extension services programs. To meet this challenge, BCU continually adapts and aligns with international standards. | Under the leadership of the Research and Development Office headed by Dr. Marilou Dela Peña, and the Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Elma D. Donaal, BCU…

The Independent (2023-11-17). Award-winning sculptor gives modern voice to a tradition. independent.co.ug Zimbabwe’s renowned stone sculpture tradition dates back to Great Zimbabwe, a mediaeval city known for its iconic stone walls, and from which Zimbabwe derives its name. Dominic Benhura has made a livelihood from his translations of this tradition, since the age of ten. ART | BIRD AGENCY | Armed with a small hammer and chisel, Dominic Benhura …

The Independent (2023-11-17). China Trade Week kicks off in Kenya amid calls for closer commercial ties. independent.co.ug Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | The eighth edition of China Trade Week kicked off in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi on Wednesday, as government officials renewed calls for deepening economic cooperation to realize mutual benefits. John Ololtuaa, principal secretary in the State Department of Tourism, said the three-day event offers an opportunity for Kenya to …

The Independent (2023-11-17). COURT: Employers can terminate employee contracts without giving reasons. independent.co.ug Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Court of Appeal has ruled that employers can terminate the contracts of their employees without giving any reason for doing so. The court also ruled that when one’s employment contract is terminated without reason, there is no need for a hearing. In a case between Nassanga Saphinah Kasule …

The Independent (2023-11-17). Doing economic nationalism the right way. independent.co.ug When governments make nationalist mistakes, it is primarily their own people who pay the price COMMENT | DANI RODRIK | With the United States leading the way, the world seems to be entering a new era of economic nationalism, as many countries prioritise their domestic social, economic, and environmental agendas over free trade and multilateralism. While …

The Independent (2023-11-17). Egypt says ready to receive newborns from Gaza’s largest hospital. independent.co.ug Cairo, Egypt | Xinhua | Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi on Thursday instructed the country’s medical sector to receive Palestinian newborns from the Al-Shifa Medical Complex, the largest hospital in the Gaza Strip that suspended its operation on Nov. 11 after it ran out of fuel. To implement the directives of the Egyptian president, Khaled Abdel …

The Independent (2023-11-17). FUFA bans 3 Express FC fans for 2 years for attacking referee. independent.co.ug Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The FUFA Disciplinary Panel has issued a two-year ban against three fans of Express Football Club prohibiting them from participating in football-related activities.The three are Mukenya Noah, Zimula Sulaiman, and Nkata Abasi. They are penalized for beating up referee Fahad Sekayuba after the Uganda Premier League match between UPDF …

The Independent (2023-11-17). Govt promises strategies to revitalize tea growing industry. independent.co.ug Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has developed a Cabinet Paper that will establish a policy to resuscitate the tea growing business in Uganda, the Prime Minister, Robinah Nabbanja, has said. “We have held four meetings so far to organize this cabinet paper so that government can come up with a rescue plan for …

The Independent (2023-11-17). Human rights abuses impact all Ugandans. independent.co.ug UHRC shouldn’t be lamenting like the rest of us about human rights violators when it can bring them to order COMMENT | PETER NYANZI | I read Uganda Human Rights Commission Boss Mariam Wangadya’s article titled, ‘Let’s depoliticise human rights’ (New Vision, October 26), with mixed feelings. Of course given that the Uganda Human Rights Commission …

The Independent (2023-11-17). PULKOL: School funding should extend beyond numbers. independent.co.ug Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | David Pulkol, the Executive Director of the Africa Leadership Institute, and a researcher, is advocating for a shift in government funding policies for schools, particularly in regions such as Karamoja that have faced developmental challenges. Currently, the government allocates financial assistance to schools mainly through capitation grants, with the …

The Independent (2023-11-17). RAILA ODINGA: Oil middlemen are Kenyan Govt officials. independent.co.ug Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | Following Uganda’s decision to bypass Kenyan oil middlemen and import fuel directly into the country, leading Kenyan politician Raila Odinga has come out with a statement, that has several serious allegations, that is run in full below. ******* STATEMENT BY THE RT. HON. RAILA ODINGA ON THE KENYA OIL …

The Independent (2023-11-17). Xi, Biden talk on strategic issues critical to China-U.S. relations, world. independent.co.ug Xi said the U.S. side should take real actions to honor its commitment of not supporting “Taiwan independence,” stop arming Taiwan, and support China’s peaceful reunification. China will realize reunification, and this is unstoppable, Xi stressed. San Francisco, US | Xinhua | Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Joe Biden has had a candid …

The Independent (2023-11-17). Zanzibar crowned CECAFA U-15 Champions. independent.co.ug Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Zanzibar are the regional 2023 CECAFA U-15 Boys champions. The Zanzibar team defeated Uganda Rhinos 4-3 in the penalty shootouts to be crowned as CECAFA U-15 champions at the Njeru based FUFA technical center on Thursday. The match had ended 1-1 in the allotted 90 minutes, but Zanzibar proved a …

Editor (2023-11-17). Turkish Academics Call for Peace. socialistproject.ca

Albert Bender (2023-11-17). Nashville rallies continue in support of Palestine. peoplesworld.org NASHVILLE—A third rally in support of the Palestinian struggle was held last weekend in Tennessee’s capital city. Like two previous protests for Palestine, this demonstration was held at Nashville’s Centennial Park, with several hundred demonstrators in attendance. The trio of rallies have centered on an extensive list of demands: an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, cease the genocide, cease …

Bennett Shoop (2023-11-17). Ceasefire vigil at DNC headquarters met with police violence. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—Over 11,000 candles representing the Palestinians killed so far during Israel’s war on Gaza burned brightly Wednesday night outside the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee. They were lit by a group of predominantly Jewish protesters, organized by the groups Jewish Voice for Peace Action, If Not Now, and DSA, as part of an interfaith …

C.J. Atkins (2023-11-17). Palestinian and Israeli Communists tell U.S. audience: Fight for ceasefire now. peoplesworld.org NEW YORK—Two Communist leaders, one Palestinian and one Israeli, brought the same message to a U.S. audience this week: The time for a ceasefire in Gaza is now, and solidarity from the American peace movement is key to achieving it. In back-to-back video appearances on two separate days, Aqel Taqaz, the International Secretary of the …

CounterSpin (2023-11-17). Scott Burris on US v. Rahimi. fair.org US v. Rahimi’ data-link=’https://fair.org/home/scott-burris-on-us-v-rahimi/’ data-summary=’The question is whether the Court’s conservative majority can use its special brand of backwards-looking to determine this country’s future.’ data-app-id-name=’category_above_content’> | CounterSpin231117.mp3 Time ( This week on CounterSpin: Coverage of what is quite possibly not the most recent mass shooting, as we record the show, but the recent one in Lewiston, Maine, leaned heavily on a narrative of the assailant as a “text…

english.almanar.com.lb (2023-11-17). Al-Manar correspondnet in Gaza: Israeli artillery shells residential areas near Al-Faluja cemetery, in nortehrn Gaza Strip. english.almanar.com.lb

english.almanar.com.lb (2023-11-17). Islamic Resistance in Iraq says armed drone targeted US’ Al-Harir airbase in northern Iraq. english.almanar.com.lb

english.almanar.com.lb (2023-11-17). Israeli artillery shells lebanese border towns of Yareen, Al-Jebbain and Wadi Al-Mazlam between Ramieh and Beit Lif: AL-Manar correspondnet in south Lebanon. english.almanar.com.lb

english.almanar.com.lb (2023-11-17). Contact still unavailable with medics, staff and displaced people at Al-Shifa Hospital: Palestinian media. english.almanar.com.lb

english.almanar.com.lb (2023-11-17). Israeli media: Roads blocked in Upper Galilee over suspected security incident in Ramim at Lebanon border. english.almanar.com.lb

english.almanar.com.lb (2023-11-17). Islamic Resistance in Lebanon: Direct casualties as our fighters targeted gatherings of Israeli soldiers at Al-Taihat Triangle and Al-Marj Israeli border posts. english.almanar.com.lb

english.almanar.com.lb (2023-11-17). Israeli media says mortar shells fired from Lebanon towards Ramim Heights. english.almanar.com.lb

english.almanar.com.lb (2023-11-17). Israeli artillery shells Aytaroun, Blida, Al-Jebbain, Teir Harfa and Dhaira Lebanese border towns. english.almanar.com.lb

english.almanar.com.lb (2023-11-17). Israeli media: Anti-tank missile fired from Lebanon towards Al-Malkiyeh. english.almanar.com.lb

Eric A. Gordon (2023-11-17). Race relations North/South, today/yesterday, city/plantation. peoplesworld.org NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans Opera (NOO) promoted its production of Blue as “the southern premiere of the most talked-about new American opera.” I’d been meaning to get back to the Crescent City to see it once more after leaving it in 1978 (45 years ago!) when I finished up my last degree at Tulane. …

Editor (2023-11-17). Nov 17, 2023. sitrepworld.info Due to a few complications in my life I was unable to update the Daily Posts. All should be clear sailing again in a day or two. Sorry bout that. Here are a few random links and an image for your visual delectation. Sorry bout that.. Day 40: Al-Shifa Has Become ‘Real Cemetery’ for Everyone Inside — Biden: Hamas under Hospital UNSC Approves Gaza Humanitarian Ceasefire Resolution — What It Says The Righteous Fury of the Israeli Left, by Ilan Pappé Conditions Are “Drier Than The Dust Bowl Years” In The Heartland Of America, by Michael Snyder Scholz government in crisis after manoeuvre declared unconstitut…

Abayomi Azikiwe (2023-11-17). Kenyan Police Deployment to Haiti Remains Uncertain. globalresearch.ca

Al-Jazeera (2023-11-17). Historic Joe Biden — Xi Jinping Meeting at Filoli Estate (Cal). Biden Hails “Real Progress” globalresearch.ca

Alexandra Isfahani-Hammond (2023-11-17). “Animals” Under Siege in Gaza: an Open Letter to Decolonial Thinkers. counterpunch.org Over the last several weeks, I’ve been frustrated that animal advocates have largely remained silent about Israel’s genocidal assault on Palestinians — cognizant, among other things, that such silence will fuel accusations that we “care more about animals than humans,” similar to distortions of the #Ceasefire movement as hating Jews or the disingenuous corrective to

Amy Goodman (2023-11-17). Israel’s Attempt to Push Palestinians Into Egypt Is Longtime “Colonial Fantasy” truthout.org As the United Nations calls again for a ceasefire in Gaza, Palestinian health officials are warning thousands of women, children and sick people could soon die as Israel continues its bombardment of Gaza. Gaza is also facing a second day of a communications blackout. “Gaza City itself is a hollow shell” where “the streets have been turned into graveyards” and “the smell of death is everywhere,”… |

Ana Perdigón (2023-11-17). China Brands Biden ‘Irresponsible’ for Calling President Xi Jinping ‘Dictator’. orinocotribune.com Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mao Ning called US President Joe Biden “irresponsible” after he referred to his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping as a “dictator.” | During a press briefing, Mao specified that Biden’s statement is “absolutely wrong” and an “irresponsible political manipulation.” | “This statement is absolutely wrong and constitutes an irresponsible political manipulation. China firmly opposes it,” the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman emphasized. | The official’s statement came after Biden reiterated that he has not changed his opinion that Xi Jinping is a dictator. Biden made this statement…

Ana Perdigón (2023-11-17). President of Colombia Will Travel to Venezuela on Official Visit. orinocotribune.com The president of Colombia, Gustavo Petro, will be in Venezuela on an official visit this weekend, and will meet with his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolás Maduro. | Upon the completion og the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders Summit, held in San Francisco, USA, the Colombian president will travel to Venezuela. This was announced on Wednesday, November 15, in an official statement of the Colombian government. | Petro is expected to arrive in Caracas on Friday, November 17. On Saturday he will meet with Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro as well as other authorities of the Venezuelan government. | “On…

Ann Brown (2023-11-17). Teacher Is Ranked #3 Profession For American Millionaires: 3 Factors Explain Why. moguldom.com Teachers are not typically associated with wealth and prosperity due to their comparatively modest salaries. However, a recent study titled the “National Study of Millionaires,” conducted by Ramsey Solutions under the leadership of personal finance expert Dave Ramsey, reveals that many teachers have managed to amass significant wealth, Yahoo Finance reported. According to the study’s …

Ann Brown (2023-11-17). Teacher Is Ranked #3 Profession For American Millionaires: 3 Factors Explain Why. moguldom.com Teachers are not typically associated with wealth and prosperity due to their comparatively modest salaries. However, a recent study titled the “National Study of Millionaires,” conducted by Ramsey Solutions under the leadership of personal-finance expert Dave Ramsey, reveals that many teachers have managed to amass significant wealth, Yahoo Finance reported. According to the study’s findings …

Ann Brown (2023-11-17). Cassie Drops Lawsuit Bomb On America: Diddy Raped Me And Forced Into Freaky Sexual Acts With Male Prostitutes. moguldom.com R&B singer Cassie Ventura, professionally known as Cassie, has filed a lawsuit against music mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs, leveling disturbing allegations of rape, physical abuse, sex trafficking, and even an incident involving rapper Kid Cudi. The lawsuit, filed in Manhattan Federal Court, revolves around what Cassie claims was a tumultuous and abusive relationship she had …

Areeba Shah (2023-11-17). Trump’s Election Interference Trial May Stretch Past Election, Legal Experts Say. truthout.org Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis said in an interview Tuesday that the sprawling racketeering case against Trump and his co-defendants could extend past the presidential election into early 2025. “I believe in that case there will be a trial,” Willis said during an interview at the Washington Post global women’s summit. “I believe the trial will take many months. And I don’t expect that… |

Ariadna Eljuri (2023-11-17). Venezuela Rejects Israeli Entity’s Position Against Latin American Countries Opposing Genocide. orinocotribune.com Venezuela has issued a condemnation of the statements and actions made by the president of the Israeli settler colonial entity, Isaac Herzog, who has made verbal attacks against different nations in Latin America and the Caribbean for their positions against the genocidal Israeli entity’s attacks against Palestinians in Gaza. | During an

Barbara Nimri Aziz (2023-11-17). “MK— Mandela’s Secret Army”. A Film by Osvalde Lewat. “South Africa’s Apartheid Parallels Israel’s Oppressive Measures” globalresearch.ca

Brittani Banks (2023-11-17). New Fellow for Human Bridges: Deborah Barsky. independentmediainstitute.org We are pleased to announce that Deborah Barsky, author and researcher of ancient stone tool technologies, joins the Independent Media Institute as a Human Bridges writing fellow. The Human Bridges project brings discussions of human origins studies to a wider audience, illustrating how the latest findings in the field can inform our current social and …

Chris Walker (2023-11-17). Gallego Is Ahead of Lake, Sinema in New Poll on Arizona Senate Race. truthout.org New polling out of Arizona shows that Rep. Ruben Gallego (D) is ahead of both Republican Kari Lake and incumbent Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (I) in a three-way contest for the state’s U.S. Senate seat in next year’s elections. Gallego receives a plurality of support from voters, though not a majority, according to the statewide Noble Predictive Insights poll that was conducted from October 25-31. |

Chris Walker (2023-11-17). Pro-Palestine Student Group Sues Ron DeSantis for Violating Free Speech Rights. truthout.org A pro-Palestinian student group in Florida is suing Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) and other state officials over a decision last month to “deactivate” the organization, in violation of students’ First Amendment speech and assembly rights. The University of Florida chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine (UF-SJP), a student-led organization that advocates for an end to the Israeli occupation of… |

Codepink (2023-11-17). CODEPINK Launches International Campaign Urging ICC Investigation into Israel’s Alleged War Crimes in Gaza. dissidentvoice.org THE HAGUE — In the wake of alarming statements by Israeli officials, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, which have been perceived as incitement to genocide in Palestine, CODEPINK and its international partners are spearheading a global letter-writing initiative calling for an investigation by the International Criminal Court (ICC) into Israel’s actions in Gaza. Since the …

CODEPINK (2023-11-17). International Campaign Urging ICC Investigation Into Israel’s Alleged War Crimes in Gaza. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2023-11-17). The End of Privacy Is Near. “Artificial Intelligence Scours Social Media… You’re Being Spied Upon Everywhere” globalresearch.ca

Dr. William Makis (2023-11-17). Bullous Pemphigoid and Pemphigus Vulgaris: Severe Skin Injuries Caused by Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 mRNA Vaccines. globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-11-17). ‘An Unyielding Will to Continue’: An Interview with Abdaljawad Omar on October 7th and the Palestinian Resistance. libya360.wordpress.com Abdaljawad Omar and Louis Allday Louis Allday: Thank you so much for agreeing to do this interview, Abdaljawad. I was blown away by your recent article in Mondoweiss, ‘Hopeful pathologies in the war for Palestine: a reply to Adam Shatz’, so I am very happy to be speaking to you. Your article, as the title…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-11-17). Intention to Prosecute Canadian Officials for Aiding & Abetting Israel’s War Crimes. libya360.wordpress.com Liberal cabinet members have been notified that they & other Canadian officials may be individually criminally liable for their role in aiding & abetting war crimes & crimes against humanity. The International Centre of Justice for Palestinians (ICJP) Legal Working Group for Canadian Accountability have issued a notice to the Government of Canada of its…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-11-17). To Palestine: Lessons from Overthrowing the French in Algeria. libya360.wordpress.com Adrian Kreutz In Algeria’s liberation struggle, we can find lessons on the limitations of humanistic ideals in the face of violence, offering insights into the ongoing Palestinian national liberation struggle Sixty-six years ago, in the midst of a raging war, the renowned French-Algerian writer Albert Camus delivered his most perilous political speech. On the surface,…

isabella (2023-11-17). Why We Need Bayard Rustin’s Practical Radicalism Today. inequality.org

isabella (2023-11-17). The Climate Justice Shot Heard ‘Round the World: No New Private Jet Infrastructure. inequality.org

Jake Johnson (2023-11-17). Sanders Doubles Down Against Gaza Ceasefire in the Face of Progressive Backlash. truthout.org Facing backlash from former staffers and other progressives, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday declined once again to join the growing number of congressional lawmakers demanding an immediate cease-fire in the Gaza Strip, saying in a statement that he is “not quite sure how you negotiate a cease-fire with a terrorist organization that is dedicated to perpetual war.” Sanders (I-Vt. |

Johanna Kichton (2023-11-17). Homes Guarantee Demands FHFA Protect Tenants and Regulate Rents. peoplesaction.org 100 Rent-Burdened Tenants Convene in DC for Rent Regulations, Action Against Corporate Landlords WASHINGTON, D.C. — People’s Action’s Homes Guarantee campaign wrapped up the Tenant Takeover, bringing 100 tenants to D.C. who experienced rent hikes, evictions, or live in buildings whose corporate landlords receive federal financing from the government. The tenants demanded the Federal Housing …

Juan Carlos Junio (2023-11-17). Argentina — Sergio Massa: ahora, a triunfar. globalizacion.ca

Kwolanne Felix (2023-11-17). Humanitarian Crisis in Congo Is the Sinister Underbelly of “Green Tech” truthout.org The humanitarian crisis in Congo has shocked the world, as 6.9 million people experience displacement due to violence from armed groups. What is not often talked about is that the suffering of Congolese communities is part of the sinister underbelly of emerging “green technology.” The mineral mining in eastern Congo, used in solar panels and electric cars, is behind much of the region’s violence. |

Kyle Anzalone (2023-11-17). Netanyahu Claims Israel ‘Not Successful’ in Minimizing Civilian Casualties in Gaza. news.antiwar.com Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed Israel was “trying to [minimize] civilian casualties. But unfortunately, we’re not successful.” The prime minister’s statement comes as the UN warns that the Israeli fuel embargo of Gaza could cause widespread starvation in the besieged enclave. In an interview with CBS News on Thursday, the Israeli Prime Minister said …

Kyle Anzalone (2023-11-17). UN Forced to Halts Aid Deliveries Into Gaza, Warns of ‘Immediate Starvation’. news.antiwar.com On Friday the UN said that it was no longer able to continue aid deliveries into Gaza as an Israeli fuel blockade of the enclave has led to a widespread communications blackout. The World Health Organization warned that the ending of aid deliveries means the “immediate possibility of starvation” for the 2.3 million people in …

Maya Miller (2023-11-17). Insurance Companies Flout State Laws Made to Safeguard Cancer Treatment Access. truthout.org Forrest VanPatten was 50 and strong after years as a molten-iron pourer when he learned in July 2019 that a hyperaggressive form of lymphoma had invaded his body. Chemotherapy failed. Because he was not in remission, a stem cell transplant wasn’t an option. But his oncologist offered a lifeline: Don’t worry, there’s still CAR-T. The cutting-edge therapy could weaponize VanPatten’s own cells to… |

Mira Oklobdzija (2023-11-17). Will the Green Bogeyman Rock the Dutch Boat? fpif.org On November 12, with Dutch parliamentary elections scheduled for 10 days later, more than 85,000 citizens gathered in Amsterdam. The March for Climate and Justice, the biggest ever of its kind, was organized by nine organizations united in the Climate Coalition, including Extinction Rebellion, Greenpeace, and the FNV trade union. Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg also participated. | After years of climate disasters,

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2023-11-17). The War on Gaza is Colonial Big Business. orinocotribune.com President Mahmoud Abbas received today Egypt’s Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla, in the West Bank city of Ramallah. | During the meeting, a memorandum of understanding was signed between the partner parties in the Gaza Gas Field, where Mohammed Mustafa, Chairman of the Investment Fund Board of Directors, signed for the Palestinian side, while Magdy Jalal, Chairman of the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company, signed for the Egyptian side. | President Abbas welcomed the Egyptian delegation, stressing the depth of brotherly relations that bind the two peoples and the great support provided…

Patricia Harrity (2023-11-17). Attorney Accuses the CIA and DoD of Being Deeply Involved With COVID-19. expose-news.com

Patricia Harrity (2023-11-17). Breaking news — A Very Important and Urgent 8 Page Letter Sent to King Charles III. expose-news.com Former Police Officer Mark Sexton has sent “a very important and urgent 8 page letter to King Charles III with a request for a national reply. “A lot of time and hard …

Patricia Harrity (2023-11-17). Top FDA Officials Accepted Jobs with Moderna After Playing Key Roles in the Licensure of COVID Jabs. expose-news.com A new BMJ investigation reveals a “revolving door” between FDA officials tasked with regulating COVID-19 vaccines and the companies who manufacture them. Two high-level regulatory officials with the U.S. Food and Drug …

Peiyu Li (2023-11-17). “Restoring China-US Ties”: Reframing US-China Bipolar Dynamics by Pluralizing into China-West Relations. globalresearch.ca

Rhoda Wilson (2023-11-17). Karen Kingston: Nanotechnology injected into our bodies damages our brains, minds and spirits. expose-news.com Biotech analyst and med-legal advisor Karen Kingston revealed in her interview with Dr. Peter Breggin and his wife Ginger that mRNA technology is the gateway into using nanotechnology in human beings in …

Rhoda Wilson (2023-11-17). Netherlands’ Land Grab: A new documentary records the Dutch farmers’ struggle against a regime that is attempting to seize their land. expose-news.com

Rhoda Wilson (2023-11-17). Tedros the Terrorist urges countries to launch propaganda campaigns to foist WHO’s Pandemic Treaty onto citizens. expose-news.com Ethiopian terrorist and human rights abuser Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus inverts the truth and outright lies about the Pandemic Treaty in an attempt to get countries to assist him in “actively countering false …

Robert J. Burrowes (2023-11-17). Will Palestine Ever be Free? Understanding Elite Strategy in the Global Context. globalresearch.ca

SAM (2023-11-17). Patriotic Millionaires to High Court: Don’t Preempt Taxing Grand Fortune. inequality.org

scorinoco (2023-11-17). Colombian Government Will Resume Peace Talks With FARC Dissidents. orinocotribune.com The head of the Colombian government’s delegation for the peace process, Camilo González Posso, announced that the peace talks with the Central General Staff (EMC) of the of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) will resume, after being suspended for 10 days. | González Posso explained that for the new round of negotiations, a package of protocols and agreements focused on respect for the civilian population was approved. “We have approved 21 commitments based on humanitarian law and human rights to protect life in all its forms, including the non-recruitment of children and adolescents, limiting anti…

Sharon Zhang (2023-11-17). House Democrat Says Family Ties to Holocaust Led Her to Demand Gaza Ceasefire. truthout.org Rep. Becca Balint (D-Vermont) became one of the latest members of Congress to call for a ceasefire in Gaza this week, citing powerful personal ties to the Holocaust as a reason she is backing an end to the Israeli forces’ carnage in the region. In an op-ed in VTDigger published on Thursday, Balint began by expressing her sympathy for the victims of the attack led by Hamas on October 7… |

Sharon Zhang (2023-11-17). Ilhan Omar Introduces Resolution to Block $320M Sale of Bomb Kits to Israel. truthout.org Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minnesota) introduced a resolution on Thursday to block a weapons sale to Israel — the first legislation seeking to directly block military support to Israel introduced since Israeli forces began their total siege of Gaza last month. The resolution of disapproval is aimed at stopping a proposed $320 million transfer of guided bomb kits to Israel. The proposal for the transfer of… |

Techno Fog (2023-11-17). Is Gavin Newsom Running in the 2024 US Presidential Elections? globalresearch.ca

The Lever (2023-11-17). NEW E-BOOK: Protect Yourself Against Corporate Health Care. levernews.com

Younes Arar (2023-11-17). Video: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Left Restaurant After Being Confronted by Pro-Ceasefire Protesters. globalresearch.ca

Zane McNeill (2023-11-17). Advocates in Nebraska Want the Right to an Abortion on the 2024 Ballot. truthout.org Abortion rights organizers in Nebraska have officially launched a campaign to put abortion protections on the ballot in 2024. The initiative is led by a coalition called Protect Our Rights, which includes the advocacy organizations Planned Parenthood North Central States, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Nebraska, I Be Black Girl, and the Women’s Fund of Omaha. |

Alexandra Jacobo (2023-11-17). More than half of world’s largest companies’ net zero pledges are false promises, study finds. nationofchange.org Unmasking corporate climate pledges: a comprehensive study exposes prevalent greenwashing.

Alina Ramos Martin (2023-11-17). DPRK wary of relocation of U.S. drone unit in Japan. plenglish.com Pyongyang, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) The relocation of the U.S. MQ-9 drone unit from one base to another within Japan itself was described as “highly suspicious” by the Rodong Sinmun newspaper of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).

Ana Luisa Brown (2023-11-17). Syrian FM lashes out against the West for inciting wars. plenglish.com Damascus, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Syrian Foreign Minister, Faisal Al-Mekdad, today criticized Western powers members of the Security Council for provoking wars, encouraging crises, hindering peace and violating the United Nations principles.

Democracy Now! (2023-11-17). Democracy Now! 2023-11-17 Friday. democracynow.org Headlines for November 17, 2023; Capitol Police Violently Break Up Jewish-Organized DNC Protest Calling for Gaza Ceasefire; Sharif Abdel Kouddous on the Targeting of Journalists & Israel’s “Colonial Fantasy” to Depopulate Gaza; Cop City Protest Tear-Gassed as Activists Face “Unprecedented” RICO & Domestic Terrorism Charges | Headlines for November 17, 2023; Capitol Police Violently Break Up Jewish-Organized DNC Protest Calling for Gaza Ceasefire; Sharif Abdel Kouddous on the Targeting of Journalists & Israel’s “Colonial Fantasy” to Depopulate Gaza; Cop City Protest Te…

ecns.cn (2023-11-17). China urges relevant parties to ensure security at China-Myanmar border. ecns.cn China is closely following the conflict in northern Myanmar and urges relevant parties to cease fire as soon as possible and settle differences in a peaceful way through dialogue and consultation to avoid escalation of the situation and take effective steps to ensure security and stability at the China-Myanmar border, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mao Ning said on Thursday.

ecns.cn (2023-11-17). 94-year-old Kwong Siu-hing becomes richest woman in China. ecns.cn Kwong Siu-hing, wife of Sun Hung Kai Properties’ co-founder Kwok Tak-seng, has become China’s richest woman for the first time, according to the “Herose Club ‚Ä¢ Hurun Richest Women in China 2023” released by the Hurun Research Institute on Tuesday.

ecns.cn (2023-11-17). Full text of Xi’s written speech at Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation CEO Summit. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a written speech here Thursday at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit.

ecns.cn (2023-11-17). Xi says sustainable development ‘golden key’ to fixing current global problems. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Thursday that sustainable development is the “golden key” to solving current global problems.

ecns.cn (2023-11-17). Remains of 25 Chinese People’s Volunteers martyrs to be returned. ecns.cn South Korea will transfer the remains of 25 Chinese People’s Volunteers martyrs and related items to China on Thursday, the Ministry of Veterans Affairs said.

ecns.cn (2023-11-17). Xi says China’s relations with Pacific island countries candid without selfish motives. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping said here on Thursday that China has developed relations with Pacific island countries in a candid manner, without selfish motives or targeting any third party.

ecns.cn (2023-11-17). Xi, Kishida reaffirm strategic, mutually beneficial China-Japan ties. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Thursday reaffirmed the positioning of comprehensively advancing the strategic and mutually beneficial relations between China and Japan.

ecns.cn (2023-11-17). ‘Small yard, high fence,’ ‘decoupling’ in no one’s interest, Xi tells Japanese PM. ecns.cn The economic interests of China and Japan, as well as their industrial and supply chains are deeply intertwined, said Chinese President Xi Jinping here Thursday, adding it is in no one’s interest to engage in “small yard, high fence” and “decoupling and breaking chains.”

ecns.cn (2023-11-17). Xi stresses Japan must ensure political foundation of China-Japan relations. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed Thursday that major issues of principle related to history and Taiwan bear on the political foundation of China-Japan relations, and urged Japan to keep its word and stick to the principle.

EcoWatch (2023-11-17). New York Sues PepsiCo Over Plastics Pollution in Buffalo River. pressenza.com New York State Attorney General Letitia James sued By Cristen Hemingway Jaynes | The attorney general’s office found that the food and beverage giant’

Ileana Ferrer Fonte (2023-11-17). Cuban film wins award at US festival. plenglish.com Washington, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban fiction film “Cuentos de un día más” (Tales of One More Day, 2021), directed by several independent filmmakers under the general direction of renowned film director Fernando Pérez, was awarded Best Acting in the United States.

Ileana Ferrer Fonte (2023-11-17). Political campaigning is on halt in Argentina. plenglish.com Propaganda campaigns, surveys publication and dissemination, and parties near the polling stations are strictly forbidden from 08: 00 hours, local time, this Friday to 21: 00 hours, local time on November 19. | Voters’ meetings, shows, sports activities, and selling alcoholic beverages are also banned. | Carrying weapons and using flags, badges, or others are also punished. | Over 35 million Argentinian citizens will vote on Sunday to elect the nation’s president and vice president. | The Unión por la Patria (Union for the Homeland, UP) alliance with Sergio Massa and Agustín Rossi and La Libertad Avanza (Liberty A…

Javier Arana Villasusa (2023-11-17). Image of Lacalle Pou and his administration in Uruguay deteriorates. plenglish.com Montevideo, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) The image of the citizenship regarding President Luis Lacalle Pou and his administration shows unfavorable results, according to the figures of a survey released today in Uruguay.

Javier Arana Villasusa (2023-11-17). Survey shows solid support for Salvadoran government. plenglish.com San Salvador, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) A CID Gallup survey showed today that the government of El Salvador has solid support, especially for the measures taken against gangs, supported by 9 out of 10 people.

Jordan Atwood (2023-11-17). 2023 Lancet Report on health and climate change: a critical call for comprehensive global action. nationofchange.org In-depth analysis of the escalating health crisis due to climate change and the imperative for systemic global climate action.

Olivia Riggio (2023-11-17). Blaming mass shootings on mental illness doesn’t address either issue. nationofchange.org Misconceptions and stigmas: the complex intersection of mental health and gun violence.

Patricia Harrity (2023-11-17). Top FDA Officials Accepted Jobs with Moderna After Playing Key Roles in the Licensure of COVID Jabs. expose-news.com

Staff (2023-11-17). 7,000 displaced people, patients, medical staff at Al-Shifa hospital ‘fighting death,’ says Gaza government. muslimmirror.com GAZA CITY, Palestine : Over 7,000 displaced people, patients, and medical staff at Al-Shifa Hospital are “fighting death due to a lack of water and food” caused by the Israeli military blockade, to the Gaza media office reported on Thursday. According to a statement released on Telegram, the office emphasized the critical situation, stating that …

Staff (2023-11-17). ASI seeks 15-day extension for filing Gyanvapi survey report. muslimmirror.com Varanasi : The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has sought an extension of 15 days from a court in Varanasi to file a report on the scientific survey of the Gyanvapi mosque complex. The ASI told the court that the report on the mosque survey was nearly complete and only the preparation of a report …

Staff (2023-11-17). Hamas says it’s prepared for long war with Israel. muslimmirror.com GAZA CITY, Palestine : Hamas’s political bureau chief said Thursday that resistance forces in the Gaza Strip are prepared for a prolonged war with the Israeli army. In a recorded speech, Ismail Haniyeh praised the resilience of the Palestinian people and the coordination of resistance factions “to disperse the capabilities of the Israeli army and …

Staff (2023-11-17). HC reserves order on plea seeking survey of Mathura’s Shahi Idgah premises. muslimmirror.com Prayagraj : The Allahabad High Court on Thursday reserved its order on an application seeking the appointment of a court-monitored advocate commissioner to survey the Shahi Eidgah premises, adjoining the Sri Krishna Janmabhoomi temple in Mathura. The application was moved by the Hindu side in the pending suit that seeks the removal of Shahi Eidgah, …

Staff (2023-11-17). National Press Day: Kashmiri journalists face sedition and terrorism charges. muslimmirror.com By Muslim Mirror Staff On the occasion of India’s National Press Day, which commemorates the importance of a free and vibrant press in a democratic society, the spotlight turns to the concerning state of media freedom in the conflict-ridden region of Kashmir. As the nation celebrates the role of the press in fostering public awareness …

Staff (2023-11-17). Palestinian resistance fighters will surely emerge victorious in Gaza war: Ismail Haniyeh. muslimmirror.com The head of the political bureau of the Palestinian Hamas resistance movement says the resistance front is fighting an honorable battle in defense of Palestinians and their sanctities, stressing that the fighters will eventually emerge triumphant in the Gaza war. Speaking at a televised speech broadcast on Thursday, Ismail Haniyeh also emphasized that Palestinian resistance groups in the …

Staff (2023-11-17). Tourist stopped from offering ‘namaz’ at Taj Mahal. muslimmirror.com Agra : A tourist hailing from West Bengal was restrained from performing ‘namaz’ in the garden of the Taj Mahal, police said on Friday. The incident took place on Saturday when Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel on duty observed the tourist laying out his prayer mat, which prompted intervention to prevent the religious ritual. …

Staff (2023-11-17). UP cleric asks Muslim women to avoid salons where men work. muslimmirror.com Saharanpur : A cleric in Uttar Pradesh’s Saharanpur district on Friday said that Muslim women must avoid going to the beauty salons where men are employed. Mufti Asad Kasmi it as “forbidden” and “unlawful” for women to get their makeup done at such establishments. Kasmi further advised that women should instead opt for salons where …

Staff (2023-11-17). Oklahoma Supreme Court upholds right to life-saving abortions, blocks restrictive statutes. nationofchange.org Oklahoma Supreme Court’s stance on abortion: protecting life-saving procedures amid strict regulations.

Alastair Crooke (2023-11-17). ‘Israel’s’ ‘Nakba Doctrine’. thealtworld.com As “Israel” swings towards a Biblical “Greater Israel”, the Islamic world turns increasingly uncompromising. | “We are now actually rolling out the Gaza Nakba”, says Avi Dichter, “Israel’s” Minister for Agriculture and former head of Shin Bet. The Israeli cabinet has been briefed that To project the image of the Israeli military as ‘b…

Scott Ritter (2023-11-17). Biden Hails Meeting With Xi — Then Calls Him ‘Dictator’. thealtworld.com On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Jamarl Thomas and Melik Abdul discussed several topics from around the globe, including the highly anticipated meeting between Presidents Joe Biden and Xi Jinping. |

Scott Ritter (2023-11-17). The IDF is exacting revenge on a helpless people. thealtworld.com The Israel Defence Forces have brought nothing but shame on themselves throughout this entire campaign, says Scott Ritter…

youtube (2023-11-17). Intention to prosecute Canadian officials for aiding and abetting Israel’s war crimes. youtube.com Liberal cabinet members have been notified that they may be individually criminally liable for their role in aiding and abetting war crimes.

Adriaan Alsema (2023-11-17). Colombia’s deputy chief prosecutor again linked to drug trafficking. colombiareports.com Two prosecutors accused Colombia’s deputy chief prosecutor of protecting corrupt officials allegedly involved in drug trafficking. The accusation comes less than a year after jailed drug trafficker Carlos Ramon Zapata,…

Adriaan Alsema (2023-11-17). Colombia’s war crimes tribunal allows submission of former AUC commander. colombiareports.com Colombia’s war crimes tribunal JEP allowed the submission of former paramilitary commander Salvatore Mancuso to the transitional justice system. Mancuso will be tried by the transitional justice system for his…

Alina Ramos Martin (2023-11-17). Court rules that blockade on Cuba violates International Law. plenglish.com Brussels, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) An international court, that for two days analyzed in this capital, the U.S. blockade against Cuba ruled that this policy violates International Law and universal norms for peaceful coexistence.

Alina Ramos Martin (2023-11-17). Cuba to host World Meeting of Dancers and Dance Academies. plenglish.com Havana, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) The 17th World Meeting of Casino and Salsa Dancers and Dance Academies will be held in this capital from November 19 to 24, and will be dedicated to Enrique Jorrín.

Alina Ramos Martin (2023-11-17). Cuban music celebrates another Grammy for Omara Portuondo. plenglish.com Havana, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Famous Cuban singer Omara Portuondo has just won a Latin Grammy for Best Traditional Tropical Album and the Cuban Institute of Music (ICM) proclaimed that Cuban music is celebrating today.

Alina Ramos Martin (2023-11-17). Italian Culture Week begins in Cuba. plenglish.com Havana, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) The 25th Week of Italian Culture in Cuba begins in this capital with a tribute to the centenary of the birth of journalist and writer Italo Calvino, and the 120th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

Ana Luisa Brown (2023-11-17). Cuba: Microscope installed to study pollution by microplastics. plenglish.com Cienfuegos, Cuba, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Professionals from the Center for Environmental Studies (CEAC) in Cienfuegos, 250 kilometers east of Havana, have installed a Confocal Raman Microscopy, and are training the personnel who will operate it.

Ana Luisa Brown (2023-11-17). Poor countries pollute less, but they suffer more than rich nations. plenglish.com Nairobi, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Poor countries pollute much less, but they suffer ten times more the consequences of pollution than rich nations, according to a report from the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

Derrick Broze (2023-11-17). Yet Another Study Links Lower Sperm Count with Pesticides. thelastamericanvagabond.com Evidence that pesticides are impacting sperm concentration continues to pile up as the world moves closer to an underpopulation crisis. A new review of existing studies on insecticides has found “sufficient evidence” that exposure to high levels of insecticides is associated with lower sperm concentration in men. The review focused on organophosphate (OP) and N-methyl

Elsy Fors Garzon (2023-11-17). Omara Portuondo wins Latin Grammy in Traditional Tropical category. plenglish.com Seville, Spain, Nov 17 (Prensa Laina) The Diva of the Buena Vista Social Club, Cuban performer Omara Portuondo, won the Latin Grammy 2023 in the category of Best Traditional Tropical Album for her album “Vida”, produced by Guatemalan Gaby Moreno.

Ileana Ferrer Fonte (2023-11-17). Cuban Supreme Court president visits Luang Prabang province. plenglish.com Vientiane, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban People’s Supreme Court (TSP) President Rubén Remigio Ferro continues his three-day visit to Laos on Friday with a working visit to the Luang Prabang province.

Ileana Ferrer Fonte (2023-11-17). Heavy rains to persist until Saturday in eastern Cuba. plenglish.com Havana, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) The National Forecast Center of the Cuban Institute of Meteorology (INSMET) informed that the heavy rains hitting Cuba’s eastern region will continue on Friday and Saturday.

Javier Arana Villasusa (2023-11-17). Costa Rican Ministry of Health warns about vaping in minors. plenglish.com San José, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) The Costa Rican Ministry of Health today warned the population about the use of electronic cigarettes in minors and recalled the provision that prohibits their sale to this age group.

Javier Arana Villasusa (2023-11-17). El Salvador increases days without homicides in November. plenglish.com San Salvador, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Until today, the month of November registers 12 days without homicides thus conforming the results of a CID Gallup survey that showed almost 9 out of 10 Salvadorans feeling the improvement in security issues.

Jeff Abbott (2023-11-17). United Nations Approves New Militarized Force in Haiti. progressive.org As the nation suffers from rampant gang violence, a new police force is being created in spite of concerns.

krish-rad_ind (2023-11-17). US Blows Off the Whole World to Punish Cuba. blackagendareport.org

krish-rad_ind (2023-11-17). The Issue is Not Racism But the Pan European White Supremacist Colonial/Capitalist Patriarchy! blackagendareport.org

krish-rad_ind (2023-11-17). LEFT WITH NO DEFENSE, McBRIDE PLEADS GUILTY. consortiumnews.com

krish-rad_ind (2023-11-17). Milwaukee Letter Carriers rally for better working conditions. fightbacknews.org

krish-rad_ind (2023-11-17). ‘Operation Al-Aqsa Flood’ Day 40: Israeli forces storm Al-Shifa Hospital, strip-naked and arrest people inside. mondoweiss.net

krish-rad_ind (2023-11-17). ‘Al-Shifa Hospital has become a giant prison:’ Gaza health authority. new.thecradle.co

krish-rad_ind (2023-11-17). Syrian air defenses repel latest Israeli attack on Damascus. new.thecradle.co

krish-rad_ind (2023-11-17). The War on Gaza is Colonial Big Business. orinocotribune.com

krish-rad_ind (2023-11-17). Venezuela Rejects Israeli Entity’s Position Against Latin American Countries Opposing Genocide. orinocotribune.com

krish-rad_ind (2023-11-17). LIVE: This Changes Everything—There’s No Going Back! rumble.com

krish-rad_ind (2023-11-17). Rich Bankers Freak Out Over Protesters. rumble.com

krish-rad_ind (2023-11-17). RFK Jr. Is a Neocon, After All. (How he justifies Biden’s Israel-policy). theduran.com

krish-rad_ind (2023-11-17). US Foreign Policy Establishment Is Instrumentalizing Islamophobia, Report Shows. truthout.org

krish-rad_ind (2023-11-17). On Nov. 17, actions across the country will Shut It Down for Palestine once again. liberationnews.org

krish-rad_ind (2023-11-17). New Info On JFK That Upends The Official Narrative. youtu.be

Luis Linares Petrov (2023-11-17). Resistance in Lebanon, Iraq and Yemen supports Gaza. plenglish.com Beirut, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) The Resistance in Lebanon, Iraq and Yemen maintain their actions against military positions of Israel and the United States in solidarity with the people of the Gaza Strip.

Ana Luisa Brown (2023-11-17). Judgment against the blockade of Cuba opens a new stage (+Photos). plenglish.com Brussels, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The ruling against the U.S. blockade of Cuba issued in the European Parliament by an international court opens a new stage of struggle against that policy, Cuban leader Fernando Gonzalez affirmed today.

Editor (2023-11-17). Averting a rendezvous with disaster. mronline.org ‘Cultural environmentalism’ alone will not solve the climate crisis, as, couched in the language of passivity, it avoids the urgent need for planned and targeted action, says ZOLTAN ZIGEDY.

Editor (2023-11-17). Israel’s Secret Plan of Ethnic Cleansing (w/ Jessica Buxbaum). scheerpost.com

Mondoweiss Palestine Bureau (2023-11-17). ‘Operation Al-Aqsa Flood’ Day 42: Communications blackout obscures full picture of Israel’s devastation in Gaza. mondoweiss.net Israel’s purported proof of Hamas command center under al-Shifa hospital is seen as ‘anticlimactic’ as bombardment continues across the Gaza Strip, leaving only 4 percent of Gaza’s 2.3 million inhabitants with access to safe drinking water.

Connor Freeman (2023-11-17). Displacement and Killings Surge in West Bank, Amid Gaza War. news.antiwar.com A wave of murders, violence, and harassment waged against Palestinians has been unleashed by Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) personnel and illegal settlers alike in the occupied West Bank, according to the Time of Israel. Nearly 200 Palestinians have been killed, including 48 children, in the West Bank since Tel Aviv’s massive bombing campaign against the …

Robert Hunziker (2023-11-17). Showdown at COP28. counterpunch.org “$200 trillion is needed to stop global warming” (Bloomberg New Energy Finance) Buckle up, fireworks will be going off in a couple weeks in the pristine complex known as Dubai. World leaders, climate scientists, environmentalists, and fossil fuel producers will clash over the outlook for climate change and the impact of global warming, or should

CGTN China Global Television Network (2023-11-17). China’s water diversion project benefits 68 million people in first decade. pressenza.com The first phase of the eastern route of China’s South-to-North Water Diversion Project has benefited more than 68 million people in the eastern province Shandong in its decade-long operation, said the China South-to-North Water Diversion Co., Ltd. on Wednesday. | The South-to-North Water Diversion Project has three routes, and the eastern route transfers water from eastern Jiangsu Province to regions including Shandong, Hebei, and Tianjin, said the company. | The middle route, which began supplying water in December 2014, is the most prominent one. It starts at the Danjiangkou Reservoir in central China’s Hubei P…

Editor (2023-11-17). Humanity Has Failed Gaza. scheerpost.com

Mark Gruenberg (2023-11-17). El gobierno dice que utilizará los pactos comerciales para promover los derechos de los trabajadores a nivel internacional. peoplesworld.org SAN FRANCISCO—A partir de las disposiciones del pacto comercial entre Estados Unidos, México y Canadá, la Casa Blanca dice que la administración Biden lanzó una “iniciativa de todo el gobierno”, a través de una orden ejecutiva, para utilizar pactos comerciales y otras influencias para promover el avance de los trabajadores. derechos a nivel mundial. El …

teleSUR, dcdc, JDO (2023-11-17). Pedro Sánchez jura como presidente de Gobierno ante rey de España. telesurtv.net Logra su continuidad al frente de La Moncloa tras una votación en el Congreso de Diputados. Obtuvo 179 escaños de los 350 que componen el Parlamento.

teleSUR, dcdc, JDO (2023-11-17). Bombardeos israelíes asesinan a 80 palestinos en Nuseirat, Gaza. telesurtv.net Entre las personas que fallecieron producto a heridas de los ataques se encuentra el vicepresidente del Consejo Legislativo Palestino (Parlamento) de la Franja de Gaza, Ahmad Bahar.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-11-17). Gremio rechaza amenazas de presidente panameño sobre protestas. telesurtv.net En consecuencia, el Suntracs solicita a la Comisión que el Estado panameño adopte las medidas para garantizar el libre ejercicio del derecho de manifestarse en el país.

teleSUR, hvh, JDO (2023-11-17). PMA alerta sobre grave situación alimentaria en Gaza. telesurtv.net La titular del PMA, Cindy McCain, señaló que el suministro de alimentos y agua es “prácticamente inexistente en Gaza”.

teleSUR, lfb, JDO (2023-11-17). Se inaugurarán en Chile los Juegos Parapanamericanos Santiago 2023. telesurtv.net El Comité Olímpico Internacional indicó que este evento contará con 37 atletas que ganaron medalla de oro en los Juegos Paralímpicos de Tokio 2020.

teleSUR, lfb, JDO (2023-11-17). Manifestantes italianos defienden haberes y derecho a huelga. telesurtv.net Bajo el lema “¡Basta ya!”, exigen cambios en la política presupuestaria italiana y demandan el fin de recortes salariales, que empobrecen a los trabajadores.

teleSUR, lfb, JDO (2023-11-17). TSJ de Venezuela ampara realización de referendo sobre Esequibo. telesurtv.net Alta corte ratifica el desconocimiento por parte de Venezuela del Laudo Arbitral de París de 1899. Subraya que solo reconocen con valor legal en cuanto a derecho internacional el Acuerdo de Ginebra de 1966.

teleSUR, lfb (2023-11-17). Sismo de magnitud 7.2 grados sacude las Filipinas. telesurtv.net Ante la posibilidad de un tsunami el Instituto publicó un comunicado donde confirma que no hay amenazas para las Filipinas de un evento de este tipo.

teleSUR, MS (2023-11-17). China y México están listos para mejorar sus relaciones. telesurtv.net Los mandatarios de ambas naciones dijeorn que tras varios años de buena diplomacia están listos para llevar “las relaciones a otro nivel”.

teleSUR, MS (2023-11-17). Presentan proyecto de ley contra los crímenes de paz en Colombia. telesurtv.net Dicho proyecto de ley sanciona con agravantes a los altos funcionarios que cometan infracciones o violenten la ley cayendo en actos de corrupción en fondos públicos destinados para la paz.

teleSUR, MS (2023-11-17). Así quedó la tabla tras la quinta fecha de eliminatorias Conmebol. telesurtv.net Argentina y Brasil cayeron en sus compromisos dejando un cierre de año espectacular para las eliminatorias de cara al Mundial de la FIFA 2026…

Javier de la Sotilla (2023-11-17). Gaza, Taiwán y la guerra tecnológica marcan la agenda del segundo cara a cara entre Biden y Xi. globalresearch.ca

teleSUR, dcdc, JDO (2023-11-17). Comuneros mapuches rechazan condena emitida por tribunal chileno. telesurtv.net Los cuatro comuneros se encuentran en huelga líquida desde el 13 de noviembre como protesta y resaltando la urgencia de revisar el proceso judicial.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-11-17). OMS alerta sobre situación sanitaria en la Franja de Gaza. telesurtv.net La falta de combustible ya ha obligado al cierre de estaciones de bombeo de aguas residuales y plantas desalinizadoras, aumentando el riesgo de contaminación del agua.

teleSUR, MS (2023-11-17). Candidatos a la presidencia de Argentina cierran campaña. telesurtv.net Sergio Massa y Javier Milei cerraron sus campañas electorales en sus bastiones más importantes.

teleSUR, SH (2023-11-17). øCuáles son los planes de Gobierno de los candidatos presidenciales en Argentina. telesurtv.net Durante la campaña electoral, los candidatos Sergio Massa y Javier Milei expusieron las propuestas en materia económica, social, salud y seguridad de llegar a la presidencia.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-11-17). EE.UU. ha deportado a más de 380.000 migrantes en siete meses. telesurtv.net El gobierno estadounidense reanudó recientemente las deportaciones directas a Venezuela, para frenar la migración irregular.

teleSUR, dcdc, JDO (2023-11-17). Eligen a Henry Kronfle presidente de Parlamento de Ecuador. telesurtv.net Instalan nueva Asamblea Nacional. Legisladores mantendrán sus cargos por 18 meses. En mayo de 2025 se posesionarán nuevos legisladores, luego de comicios generales de ese año.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-11-17). Inicia veda electoral en Argentina de cara al balotaje. telesurtv.net Todas las restricciones de la veda electoral rigen hasta tres horas después de cerrados los centros de votación a las 18H00 hora local (21H00 UTC) del domingo.

teleSUR, hvh, JDO (2023-11-17). Comienza campaña televisiva de cara a plebiscito en Chile. telesurtv.net A las 12H45 (hora local) de esta jornada se transmitió oficialmente la franja electoral por la televisión abierta.

teleSUR, hvh, JDO (2023-11-17). Ocupantes israelíes detienen a 36 palestinos en Cisjordania. telesurtv.net Según medios locales, al menos 28 palestinos fueron detenidos en Ramallah, en la zona central ocupada de Cisjordania.

teleSUR, hvh, JDO (2023-11-17). JEP de Colombia acepta sometimiento de exjefe paramilitar. telesurtv.net Según la Jurisdicción Especial para la Paz, los aportes de Salvatore Mancuso “cumplen con los criterios de valoración exigidos por el órgano de cierre”.

teleSUR, hvh, JDO (2023-11-17). Siria frustra ataque aéreo israelí contra cercanías de Damasco. telesurtv.net A las 02H25 (hora local) de Damasco la aviación israelí lanzó misiles desde la región del Golán sirio ocupado.

teleSUR, JCM, JGN, SH, MER, JDO, MS, DRL (2023-11-17). Minuto a minuto del asedio israelí contra la Franja de Gaza. 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.

teleSUR, rzr, DRL (2023-11-17). EE.UU. aprueba presupuesto sin fondos para Ucrania ni Israel. telesurtv.net La alternativa extendería la financiación hasta el 19 de enero venidero para erogaciones prioritarias , quedando cubierto el Gobierno hasta el 2 de febrero de 2024.

teleSUR, SH (2023-11-17). Fuerzas de Israel cercan el hospital Ibn Sina en Cisjordania. telesurtv.net Las fuerzas israelíes irrumpieron por tercera vez en dos días el hospital Al-Shifa en Gaza, tomando como rehenes a más de 5.000 personas.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2023-11-17). Pre-emptive Nuclear War: The Role of Israel in Triggering an Attack on Iran. globalresearch.ca

Joy Joshi (2023-11-17). 'Why should you get to eat in peace?': Canadians slam Trudeau's Gaza stance. indybay.org The protesters can also be heard urging Trudeau to “look at us” and using phrases like “shame on you,” “you fund genocides” and “you have blood on your hands” as they chased Trudeau out of the restaurant and into the street with the crowd growing impatient. Vancouver police was forced to deploy almost 100 officers after videos showing swarms of people confronting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at a restaurant Tuesday night went viral. approximately 250 people surrounded a Chinatown restaurant and escorted Trudeau out of the venue.

Angela (2023-11-17). Friday 11/17: Continuing Silent Vigils for Ceasefire & Peace Negotiations in Ukraine & Gaza. indybay.org Corner of El Camino Real & Embarcadero Rd | Palo Alto, CA…

Angela (2023-11-17). Friday 11/17: Healthcare Workers United for Palestine: Press Conference & March at California State Capitol. indybay.org California State Capitol (West Lawn) | Sacramento, CA…

Angela (2023-11-17). Monday 11/20: Come Paint the Streets with Healthcare Workers and Kids in front of BlackRock! indybay.org BlackRock | 400 Howard St | San Francisco, CA…

CAT (2023-11-17). Friday 11/17: Haight Ashbury Peace Vigil. indybay.org Corner of Fell and Masonic at the Golden Gate Park Panhandle.

FRSO San Jose (2023-11-17). Sunday 11/19: San Jose: Stand Up for Gaza. indybay.org San Jose City Hall…

reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2023-11-17). El genocidio NO quiere testigos. indybay.org El genocidio NO quiere testigos… | Convocatoria a la solidaridad sin fronteras…

Revolution Books (2023-11-17). Sunday 11/19: EMERGENCY MASS MEETING Stop the U.S.-Backed Israeli Genocidal War Against Palestine! indybay.org Revolution Books, 2444 Durant Ave. Berkeley…

Ryan Cooper, Saoirse Gowan (2023-11-17). The Solution is Social Housing. indybay.org The Swedish government set a goal of building 1 million new units in the mid-1960s when the population was only 8 million (or about the same size as New York City). Despite a few setbacks and problems, this goal was achieved in less than a decade — We suggest that 10 million new municipal housing units would be a viable ten-year goal.

Angela (2023-11-17). Friday 11/17: Modesto: Shut it Down for Palestine. indybay.org 1010 10th St | Modesto, CA…

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). Russia loads nuclear-capable ICBM into launch silo: Ministry. presstv.ir Back in 2019, Moscow installed its first Avangard-equipped missile at the same Orenburg facility.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). Russia says it inflicted heavy losses on Ukrainian forces in Dnipro battle. presstv.ir Russia’s defense ministry says Ukrainian forces have been inflicted heavy losses in Dnipro battle.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). Palestinians pull children from rubble after strike on Jabalia. presstv.ir Palestinians search the rubble for survivors and pull dead and injured children after a strike on Jabalia refugee camp.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). Impact of war on Israeli economy. presstv.ir By calling up 350,000 reservists for the occupation forces, Israel has taken those people out of the traditional labor market, drastically impacting the economy.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). Syria’s air defenses repel Israeli strike on outskirts of Damascus. presstv.ir Syria’s air defenses have confronted an Israeli airstrike targeting the outskirts of the capital Damascus.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). Meta suspends accounts of US politician over criticism of Israel. presstv.ir Meta informed Jill Stein on Wednesday that no one could see or find her account, and she cannot use it.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). Demonstrators demand Gaza ceasefire as ‘Peace Boat’ arrives in Egypt. presstv.ir A cruise ship named the ‘Peace Boat’ arrived at Egypt’s Port Said on Wednesday bearing the slogan ‘Stop killing Gaza’.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). South Korean protesters display 2,000 shoes in solidarity with Palestinian victims. presstv.ir South Korean activists display 2,000 shoes in solidarity with Palestinian victims.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). Palestinians in Gaza face ‘immediate possibility of starvation’, UN warns. presstv.ir The UN’s World Food Program warns that Palestinians in Gaza are facing starvation as food and water have become “practically non-existent.”

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). Haniyeh: Palestinian resistance fighters will surely emerge victorious. presstv.ir The head of the political bureau of Hamas says resistance fighters will eventually emerge victorious at the end of the Israeli onslaught on the Gaza Strip.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). Gaza genocide: Israeli troops raid al-Shifa Hospital again. presstv.ir Israeli forces have raided al-Shifa Hospital, the largest medical complex in the Gaza Strip, amid a new communications blackout.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). Iran warns of ‘unavoidable’ regional conflict if Israel continues Gaza war. presstv.ir The Iranian foreign minister warns against unavoidable spread of Israel’s war on Gaza.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). Hezbollah keeps up anti-Israel attacks in solidarity with Gaza. presstv.ir Lebanon’s Hezbollah continued to hit Israeli military positions on Friday as part of its campaign in support of the resistance in the Gaza Strip.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). Congresswoman unveils resolution to block US arms sale to Israel. presstv.ir US congresswoman Ilhan Omar unveils resolution to block weapons sale to Israel amid ongoing bombardment of the Gaza Strip.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). Iranian media condemn Israel’s carnage in Gaza. presstv.ir Some 700 Iranian media slam Israel’s unprecedented massacre of civilians and reporters in Gaza during its brutal attacks on the besieged Strip.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). Elon Musk under fire for supporting Palestine. presstv.ir Elon Musk is being criticized for endorsing credible news linked to Israel.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). Israel killed 12,000 Palestinians, including 5,000 children, since October 7. presstv.ir Israel’s bombardment and ground offensive in Gaza since October 7 has killed over 12,000 people so far, including 5,000 children, according to officials in Gaza.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). Hamas’ military wing: Israeli enemy searching for ‘mirage’ at Shifa Hospital. presstv.ir Hamas’ military wing says Israel is searching in vain at al-Shifa, Gaza’s biggest hospital, which the regime claims houses a Hamas’ “command center.”

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). South Koreans protest against enhancing military ties with US, Japan. presstv.ir US Defense Secretary Austin recently met with his South Korean counterpart Shin Won-sik to discuss regional security issues.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). UN observes minute’s silence for 101 staff killed in Gaza. presstv.ir Staff at UN offices in Geneva bowed their heads as a candle was lit in memory of the 101 employees of UNRWA.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). Risks and rewards of digital currency market in Iran. presstv.ir “Laws should protect user rights and accommodate the views of legislative and regulatory bodies at the same time.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). Pro-Palestine activists shut down BAE factory in England. presstv.ir Pro-Palestinian protesters block the entrances to the UK’s BAE Systems weapons factory, calling for an end to arms sales to Israel.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). Pro-Palestinian activists clash with police in Philippines. presstv.ir Pro-Palestinian activists in the Philippines clash with police officers.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). Attack on al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza clear example of war crimes: Iran. presstv.ir The spokesman for Iran’s foreign ministry has condemned the Israeli attack on the al-Shifa hospital in Gaza as a “clear example” of war crimes.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). Iran: US ups intensity of Gaza war by supporting Israel; Palestinian resistance ‘legitimate’. presstv.ir Iran considers the US to be culpable of increasing the intensity of the Israeli regime’s ongoing genocidal war on the Gaza Strip.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). Pro-Palestinian protesters rally outside British parliament as MPs vote on Gaza ceasefire. presstv.ir Demonstrators waved Palestinian flags during a protest in London on Wednesday (November 15) as British Members of Parliament held a vote on a ceasefire in Gaza.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). ‘Stop killing innocent kids’: Pro-Palestinians rally inside Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport. presstv.ir Hundreds of pro-Palestine activists gathered at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport to protest the ongoing war in Gaza.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). Iran not behind resistance front’s decision to attack US interests: FM. presstv.ir Iran’s foreign minister says the country has had no role in the recent attacks by resistance groups in Iraq and Syria on US-run bases.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). Zionist agenda for Gaza, UK complicit. presstv.ir As Israel’s genocidal assault on Gaza continues, a Zionist think tank linked to Benjamin Netanyahu has proposed a final solution for Gaza.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). US ignores Israeli ‘war crimes’ for domestic reasons: Ex-official. presstv.ir A former senior State Department official says criticism of Israel is seen as a “third rail” in American politics.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). Israel’s Western backers ‘in no position’ to preach about human rights: Iran. presstv.ir Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman has censured certain Western countries for drafting and voting for an anti-Iran UN resolution.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). Fire in Chinese coal firm’s office kills 26. presstv.ir Twenty-six people were killed in a fire at a coal company’s office building in northern China.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). UN experts point to evidence of Israel’s ‘genocidal incitement’ against Gaza. presstv.ir Israel has been targeting hospitals and medical facilities in Gaza in defiance of international condemnations.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). IRGC chief: Israel, US facing a ‘quagmire’ in Gaza. presstv.ir Chief commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami says Palestinian youths are adapting to new reality in Gaza, where Israel and the US are facing a “quagmire”.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). Gen. Qaani: ‘Axis of Resistance’ stays united with Gaza fighters. presstv.ir The head of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has assured the military wing of Hamas in the Gaza Strip of the solidarity of the “Axis of Resistance” with Palestinian fighters.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). Gen. Qaani: ‘Axis of Resistance’ united with Gaza fighters. presstv.ir The head of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has assured the military wing of Hamas in the Gaza Strip of the solidarity of the “Axis of Resistance” with Palestinian fighters.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). Norway parliament adopts resolution to recognize Palestinian state. presstv.ir The proposal was made by the ruling coalition to counter a resolution by smaller parties calling for an immediate recognition of a Palestinian state.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). Iran FM warns of war escalation in ‘frank’ talks with French counterpart. presstv.ir Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says he warned in a meeting with his French counterpart that if the situation in Gaza continues, any possibility is possible, including further expansion of the war.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). Hamas rejects Israeli allegation about it running ‘command center’ under hospital. presstv.ir Hamas disproves Israeli allegation about the resistance movement’s running a “command center” underneath the Gaza Strip’s largest hospital.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). Hezbollah announces destruction of another Israeli tank. presstv.ir Hezbollah announces destroying another Israeli tank in an operation carried out in support of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.

presstv.ir (2023-11-17). Protesters hold vigil in Sydney for Israel’s war victims in Gaza. presstv.ir Protesters gather in Sydney to hold a vigil to mourn the Palestinians killed in the current Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip.

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