2024-02-07: News Headlines

Maureen Clare Murphy (2024-02-07). Ceasefire elusive as Gaza genocide enters fifth month. electronicintifada.net At least 100,000 Palestinians are killed, injured, or missing and presumed dead.

newarab (2024-02-07). Israel bombs Rafah as assault looms, Gaza talks continue. newarab.com Fears are raised for the residents of the city, which now hosts at least half of all Gaza’s residents according to UN’s Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. | Israel’s has killed 27,585 Palestinians in Gaza since…

newarab (2024-02-07). UN concerned over Rafah as Israeli eyes ground assault. newarab.com

Peoples Dispatch (2024-02-07). Khan Younis and Gaza City under attack as Blinken lands in Israel. peoplesdispatch.org Millions of displaced Palestinians taking refuge in the Southern Gazan city of Rafah are also bracing for a reported Israeli invasion of the area, with the UN warning that such an attack would result in untold loss of civilian life…

WSWS (2024-02-07). Israel assaults Rafah, where one million Gaza refugees are sheltering with nowhere to go. wsws.org Footage shows widespread strikes throughout the besieged city on the Egyptian border Tuesday, despite UN warnings of a war crime.

newarab (2024-02-07). UNRWA defunding is ‘genocide complicity’: Palestinians in WB. newarab.com UNRWA, which was created following the mass expulsion by Zionist forces of Palestinians in 1948, provides basic humanitarian aid and services to millions of Palestinians recognised as refugees in the Palestinian territories, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon. It is the largest services provider and one of the major employers in the Gaza Strip…

Pressenza New York (2024-02-07). “Knew or Should Have Known”: Governments Complicit in Genocide Will Not Be Able to Plead Ignorance at the Coming Nuremberg Tribunal. pressenza.com

Global Research News (2024-02-07). Selected Articles: The Dangers of Complicity: The US Courts, Gaza and Genocide. globalresearch.ca By Holding the foreign policy of a country accountable in court, notably when it comes to matters criminal, can be insuperably challenging. Judges …

Joe Piette (2024-02-07). Protests in Pennsylvania’s capitol: ‘Divest from genocide, invest in PA!’. workers.org Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Members of the Council for American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the Philadelphia Palestine Coalition and Jewish Voice for Peace, along with Arab and Muslim community members and allies, including Workers World Party members, rallied at the Capitol in Harrisburg on Feb. 5. They came from across Pennsylvania to demand that . . . |

Fadil Aliriza, Mondoweiss. (2024-02-07). Activists Establish Protest Camp Outside Antony Blinken’s Home. popularresistance.org If the bags under U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s eyes have looked heavier than usual recently, it might have something to do with the wake-up brigade camped outside his $5 million dollar mansion. | “Wakey wakey, war criminal! Good morning war criminal! How is your genocide coffee? How many kids did you kill while you were sleeping?” shouted Hazami Barmada at seven a.m. outside Blinken’s residence in McLean, Virginia, on Friday, February 2, along with several others who had spent the cold night in tents by the side of the road. | As she has done nearly every morning since she and other activists began th…

Otis Grotewohl (2024-02-07). Mass movement for Palestine wins ceasefire resolutions. workers.org On Jan. 31, Chicago became the largest city to adopt a ceasefire resolution — a tactic to pressure Washington to stop its continuous funding of the ongoing genocide in Gaza. The city’s left-wing, African American mayor, Brandon Johnson, broke Chicago City Council’s tie, which resulted in a final 24-23 vote. . . . |

WSWS (2024-02-07). Australian and New Zealand doctors condemn bullying of health workers opposing Gaza genocide. wsws.org A group of doctors has sharply condemned a Zionist campaign of intimidation, which aims “to instill fear and silence medical practitioners who advocate for the human rights of the Palestinian people.”

WSWS (2024-02-07). More Australian demonstrations against Gaza genocide: “Protesting is not working, I believe we need a complete revolution” wsws.org Sunday’s protests occurred as the Labor government is escalating Australia’s role in Israel’s onslaught and the broader eruption of imperialist militarism.

Editor (2024-02-07). Stop defunding UNRWA! workers.org Since October 7, the Israeli genocidal assault against Gaza has taken place on numerous fronts and all have been connected in one way or another with the fascist ethnic cleansing of the Palestinian people. One of those most recent fronts has been the targeting of the United Nations Relief and . . . |

newarab (2024-02-07). UNRWA says expects donors to review funding suspensions following probe. newarab.com

newarab (2024-02-07). ‘No evidence’ for Israeli UNRWA claims in six-page dossier. newarab.com

newarab (2024-02-07). US senate Democrats urge reinstatement of UNRWA funds. newarab.com In response to the US administration halting funding to the The initiative, announced earlier this month, is being led by Senators Chris Murphy of Connecticut, Chris Van Hollen of Maryland, Chris Coons of Delaware…

albawaba (2024-02-07). Netanyahu gives the green light to a ceasefire in Gaza. albawaba.com ALBAWABA – A report by the Israeli public broadcaster KAN revealed that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has given the green light to a ceasefire deal with Hamas in Gaza without consulting the Israeli war cabinet. Hamas has stipulated for Egypt, Qatar, Turkey, and Russia to oversee the 3-stage fire deal to move forward with executing the new ceasefire deal with Israel.Hamas has delivered its response to Qatar and Egypt regarding the deal under a number of conditions, including: Complete cessation of military operations on both sides and cessation of all forms of air activity, including reconnaissance, fo…

newarab (2024-02-07). How did Hamas respond to the proposed Gaza ceasefire deal. newarab.com According to a draft seen by Al Jazeera, the Hamas counterproposal envisions three phases lasting 45 days each. It would see the release of remaining Israeli captives held in Gaza and a handover of the bodies of those dead.

MEE staff (2024-02-07). Saudi Arabia defies claims it will normalise with Israel before Gaza ceasefire. middleeasteye.net

Nader Durgham (2024-02-07). War on Gaza: Hamas proposes 135-day, three-stage ceasefire deal with Israel. middleeasteye.net

teleSUR (2024-02-07). Egypt Receives Hamas’ Response to Proposed Ceasefire Framework. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, Diaa Rashwan, the chairman of State Information Service (SIS), said Egypt received Hamas’ response to a Gaza ceasefire proposal nailed in France. | RELATED: | Egypt will continue to exert its utmost efforts to reach a ceasefire agreement in the war-ravaged Gaza Strip soon, he said, stressing that Egypt will discuss all the details of the proposed framework with the concerned parties as soon as possible. | Rashwan stated that Egypt h…

albawaba (2024-02-07). Activists slam appointment of Judge Julia Sebutinde as ICJ VP. albawaba.com ALBAWABA – The International Court of Justice (ICJ) announced on Tuesday the appointment of Judge Julia Sebutinde as the Vice President of ICJ causing a wide controversy online.In a statement, the ICJ said to have appointed Lebanese Judge Nawaf Salam as the new president of the court. Salam has been a member of the court since 2018 and previously served as Beirut’s envoy to the United Nations.According to ICJ, Vice President Sebutinde has been a Member of the Court since 6 February 2012. Before joining the Court, Sebutinde was a judge at the Special Court for Sierra Leone from 2005 to 2011. Lebanese Judge Nawaf S…

Pressenza New York (2024-02-07). Judge Nawaf Salam elected President of the ICJ. pressenza.com Judge Nawaf Salam (Lebanon) was elected President of the International Court of Justice by his peers, for a term of three years. | President Salam has been a Member of the Court since 6 February 2018. Before joining the Court, he was Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Lebanon to the United Nations in New York from July 2007 to December 2017 | Salam is the second Arab to be elected as president and the first Lebanese judge. | #Lebanon) was today elected President of the #ICJ by his peers, for a term of three years David Cronin (2024-02-07). EU lawmakers fail to declare freebies from Israel lobby. electronicintifada.net Pledge to end foreign interference proves hollow.

albawaba (2024-02-07). Israeli airstrike kills Dr. Rizk Al-Gharabli in Gaza. albawaba.com ALBAWABA – An Israeli airstrike has resulted in the killing of Palestinian journalist Dr. Rizk Al-Gharabli, pushing the death toll of journalists killed in Gaza since October 7 to 123, the Gaza Media Office said in a statement.In a previous statement, the media office said Israel has intentionally killed journalists in Gaza intending to silence the Palestinian narrative, concealing the truth and preventing news from reaching regional and international public opinion.Dr. Gharabli was the director of the Palestinian Media Center in the Gaza Strip, and was targeted in Israeli airstrikes on the city of Khan Younis, t…

newarab (2024-02-07). Will Arab-Israeli normalisation survive the Gaza war. newarab.com

albawaba (2024-02-07). Musk under fire amid suspending accounts covering Gaza. albawaba.com ALBAWABA – Elon Musk is yet again under fire for allegedly suspending accounts on his social media platform X (formerly known as Twitter) over covering the ongoing Israeli aggression on Gaza. X users took to the platform in anger and voiced their concern over “mass suspending” such accounts and claimed that free speech is not a thing anymore on Musk’s former bird app. According to the Ministry of Health in Gaza, the ongoing Israeli aggression in the Stip has resulted in the killing of more than 27,000 Palestinians of whom are children who became orphans amid the passing of their parents. Additionally, more than 6…

ICRC (2024-02-07). Information for people affected by the conflict in Gaza and the West Bank. icrc.org

newarab (2024-02-07). To stand with Gaza, Ireland’s Sinn Féin must boycott Biden. newarab.com In just a few weeks time, Sinn Féin’s leadership will be jetting off to the White House to Every year, the US president hosts a reception marking Saint Patrick’s Day (17 March), wh…

newarab (2024-02-07). Blinken in Egypt on tour to seek ‘enduring end’ to Gaza war. newarab.com US Secretary of State Heavy strikes and fighting in Fears gre…

newarab (2024-02-07). ‘Living off birdseed’: The daily diet of a family in Gaza. newarab.com Most days I eat canned beef and birdseed meant for animals. The stomachache is killing me but, here in Gaza, we have I can’t remember when I last had three meals a day; even writing ‘breakfast, lunch, and dinner’ feels like a luxury. | Breakfast is usually a plate of canned fava beans and tomatoes. Sometimes we’re lucky to get white cheese. The beans are often past their expiry date and the tomatoes are rotting and cleaned with po…

newarab (2024-02-07). Itochu to end MOU with Israel’s Elbit after ICJ Gaza order. newarab.com Itochu Corp’s aviation unit will end its strategic cooperation with Itochu plans to end the collaboration after the

Dave DeCamp (2024-02-07). House Fails to Pass $17.6 Billion Israel Military Aid Bill. news.antiwar.com The House on Tuesday sank an effort by Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) to pass a $17.6 billion military aid bill for Israel to support the slaughter in Gaza. The bill was fast-tracked under the suspension of House rules, requiring it to have a two-thirds majority to be advanced to the Senate. But the bill failed …

Alan MacLeod, MintPress News. (2024-02-07). Study Finds Media Giants Pushing For US War In Yemen. popularresistance.org A MintPress study of major U.S. media outlets’ coverage of the Yemeni Red Sea blockade has found an overwhelming bias in the press, which presented the event as an aggressive, hostile act of terrorism by Ansar Allah (a.k.a. the Houthis), who were presented as pawns of the Iranian government. While constantly putting forward pro-war talking points, the U.S. was portrayed as a good faith, neutral actor being “dragged” into another Middle Eastern conflict against its will. | Since November, Ansar Allah has been conducting a blockade of Israeli ships entering the Red Sea in an attempt to force Israel to stop its atta…

newarab (2024-02-07). America’s Middle East foreign policy is on autopilot. newarab.com As Israel continues to pummel Automated responses, like the never-ending supply of US arms and foreign aid, the

newarab (2024-02-07). Are the days of a largely demilitarised Sinai over. newarab.com Israel’s vow to seize the Egyptian officials warn such a move could critically undermine the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced…

Samer Badawi (2024-02-07). Refusing to Fall in Line. progressive.org Biden’s complicity in Israel’s war is driving many Muslim and Arab Americans to withdraw their support, Samer Badawi reports.

Evan Jones (2024-02-07). The Hasbara cover for Israel’s crimes: FLASHBACK 2012. independentaustralia.net

newarab (2024-02-07). Israel to jail anyone who denies 7 October ‘Hamas massacre’. newarab.com

News Desk, The Cradle. (2024-02-07). McDonald’s Records Sales Downturn Over Israel Support. popularresistance.org McDonald’s Corp. missed investor expectations as sales growth decelerated in the fourth quarter of last year, partially due to their support for Israel, Bloomberg reported on 5 February. | The sales pace is the slowest since the fourth quarter of 2020, below the average estimate of analysts. | Global same-store sales only rose 3.4 percent during the final business quarter of 2023, well below Wall Street’s expected 4.7 percent increase. | Sales expectations were lowered following comments made by McDonald’s CEO Chris Kempczinski in January, when he stated that markets in West Asia and others outside of the region…

Ari Paul, Fairness, Accuracy in Reporting. (2024-02-07). He Revealed How Taxes Steal For The Rich And Got Five Years In Prison. popularresistance.org Because of Charles Littlejohn, we know that former President Donald Trump and a whole bunch of other rich people pay next to nothing in taxes, while the rest of us frantically file tax returns and see our wages sucked away to fund the military, aid for Israel and corporate subsidies. Littlejohn, a former consultant at the Internal Revenue Service, leaked these tax returns, which resulted in major investigative findings for the New York Times and ProPublica. | For leaking this sensitive information, Littlejohn has been sentenced to five years in federal prison, the maximum jail term.

newarab (2024-02-07). Israel will not resume flights to Morocco this summer. newarab.com Last October, El Al suspended its direct flights to and from Marrakech after the Israeli government recommended its citizens avoid travelling to Morocco for security reasons. During the same month, Israeli diplomats left Rabat following raging anti-normalisation protests i…

Yorgos Mitralias (2024-02-07). When the West nails the Israeli coffin of the Palestinian people! cadtm.org

Gabisile (2024-02-07). Dirco dismisses Nigerian High Commission’s ‘warning’ ahead of Afcon semi-final. sanews.gov.za Dirco dismisses Nigerian High Commission’s ‘warning’ ahead of Afcon semi-final | The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) has assured that South Africa does not pose any danger to Nigerian citizens, as the two countries are set to face each other in the semi-final match of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) tonight. | This assurance follows a safety advisory issued by the Nigerian High Commission in Pretoria on Tuesday, for its citizens residing in South Africa. | “The attention of the Nigerian High Commission Pretoria has been drawn to potentially inflammatory online comments made by a s…

DikelediM (2024-02-07). NATJOINTS ready to handle all safety and security aspects for SONA. sanews.gov.za NATJOINTS ready to handle all safety and security aspects for SONA | The National Joint Operational and Intelligence Structure (NATJOINTS) is satisfied that all deployments are in place to ensure the State of the Nation Address (SONA) 2024 takes place in a peaceful, safe and secure environment. | The NATJOINTS structure responsible for coordinating all security and law enforcement operations throughout the country is led by the South African Police Service (SAPS), State Security Agency (SSA) and South African National Defence Force (SANDF). | In a statement on Wednesday, national police spokesperson Brigadier At…

Ben Norton, Geopolitical Economy. (2024-02-07). US DEA Used Criminals To Spy On, Destabilize Venezuela, Mexico, Bolivia. popularresistance.org Numerous reports in major media outlets have documented how the US government has used the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in order to spy on and try to destabilize left-wing governments in Latin America. | DEA meddling schemes have targeted Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro, Bolivia’s former President Evo Morales, and Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. | In these scandals, the DEA has collaborated with known criminals, including drug traffickers and money launderers, to launch sting operations against leftist politicians. | The Associated Press revealed this February that the DEA “sent unde…

ecns.cn (2024-02-07). Multiple causes behind Beijing subway crash. ecns.cn An earlier report by the Beijing Commission of Transport said 515 people were sent to hospitals after the accident, with 102 suffering fractures.

Robert Kuttner, The American Prospect. (2024-02-07). Casualties Of A Failed Health Care System. popularresistance.org A couple of weeks ago, a good friend found herself in the emergency room at one of our world-class hospitals, the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. After emergency surgery, the medical team decided to admit her for at least another day to monitor her recovery. | What she encountered next was something out of a makeshift battlefield hospital, as rendered by Hieronymus Bosch. There were no beds available in the patient rooms, so “admitted” patients were being stashed in beds laid end to end in the emergency area. | A bit of delay getting a bed is not unusual. But in this case, there were seriously ill admitte…

tvbrics (2024-02-07). Lula da Silva: Brazil’s economy is expected to grow in 2024. tvbrics.com According to the president, GDP growth in his first year in office exceeds the Central Bank’s forecasts…

tvbrics (2024-02-07). The UAE extends the “Year of Sustainability” tvbrics.com The announcement was made by UAE President Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan‚Å…

ecns.cn (2024-02-07). Outer dome of China’s small nuclear reactor Linglong One installed. ecns.cn The 550-ton outer dome installation on the world’s first commercial small modular reactor was completed on Tuesday, marking the completion of the main structure.

Staff (2024-02-07). ‘Any law against Shariah is not acceptable for us’ says Maulana Arshad Madani on UCC. muslimmirror.com In a fervent statement, Arshad Madani, a prominent voice in the Indian Muslim community and president of the Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind, expressed strong opposition to the implementation of a Uniform Civil Code (UCC), citing it as discriminatory against Shariah law. Madani’s remarks come amidst ongoing debates regarding the UCC’s viability and its implications for religious minorities …

Javier Arana Villasusa (2024-02-07). Panama leads fight against smoking, expert assures. plenglish.com Panama, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) Panama is a regional leader in tobacco control, the representative of the Ministry of Health, Reina Roa, said at the COP10, which is on its second day of sessions on Tuesday. During the 10th Conference of the Parties hosted by Panama to evaluate the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on these issues, the coordinator of the National Tobacco Control Commission highlighted the effectiveness of this tool with Law 13, approved in 2008.

Taya Graham, Stephen Janis, The Real News Network. (2024-02-07). State Senator Seeks To Unearth Hidden Costs Of Developer Tax Breaks. popularresistance.org For decades, Baltimore has doled out tax breaks intended to spur development. But the increasing use of incentives has not been matched by scrutiny of how much they cost the city, and who is benefiting. | State Senator Jill Carter intends to correct that imbalance with a bill she has introduced to study a variety of tax breaks in-depth, with the purpose of determining if their use is both equitable and cost effective. | “I think it’s important that people pay attention to how much money is thrown out to wealthy developers with no accountability,” Carter said. | The bill would authorize a task force to gather data…

newarab (2024-02-07). Megaphone releases documentary on tragic Tripoli boat wreck. newarab.com A new documentary released on Tuesday by The ship was filled with Lebanese and Syrian migrants attempting to reach Italy, one of hundreds of similar journeys attempted by peo…

WSWS (2024-02-07). Denver begins discharging migrants from shelters after brief pause. wsws.org Nearly 40,000 migrants have arrived in Denver over the past two years, with 3,800 currently in city shelters.

GABIK (2024-02-07). Agricultural sector urged to protect livestock from extreme heat. sanews.gov.za Agricultural sector urged to protect livestock from extreme heat | Western Cape Agriculture MEC, Dr Ivan Meyer, has urged the agriculture sector to take the necessary measures to protect lives, livestock, crops and agricultural infrastructure amid the continued extreme heat and numerous veld fires across the province. | Western Cape MEC for Agriculture, Dr Ivan Meyer, said his first concern is for agri-workers, producers and farmers, who are daily exposed to harsh climatic conditions. | Meyer said climate change has a dramatic impact on weather patterns and in extreme conditions, poses a threat to the lives of a…

Luis Feliz Leon, Labor Notes. (2024-02-07). The South, Where Automakers Go For A Discount. popularresistance.org In 1978, Volkswagen became the first foreign-owned company to manufacture cars in the United States since Rolls-Royce in the 1930s, setting up shop in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania. | “This is one of the most important organized victories in years for the UAW,” said United Auto Workers President Doug Fraser after VW workers voted 865 to 17 to join the union. “We believe that there will be other foreign automakers deciding to open plants in the U.S. and we intend to organize those workers as well.” | Since then, some 35 shiny new engine and assembly plants have been installed along I-75 and I-55, forming an automotiv…

albawaba (2024-02-07). Turkish Bayraktar drones to start manufacturing in Ukraine. albawaba.com ALBAWABA — Baykar, the Turkish defense, has announced plans to open a plant in Kyiv, Ukraine to start manufacturing their infamous Bayraktar battle drones, employing over 500 workers to produce either TB2 or TB3 drones, according to CEO Haluk Bayraktar’s interview with Reuters.During the World Defense Show in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Baykar spoke to Reuters about the upcoming factory, saying it is currently under construction and expected to start production in about a year with an output of 120 units per year, with investments into the project reaching $95 million.Baykar’s Ukrainian factory has been in the we…

The Stand. (2024-02-07). Amid Union-Busting, Starbucks Workers Just Keep Organizing. popularresistance.org If Starbucks executives thought the company’s aggressive and illegal anti-union efforts would eventually wear down employees and that enthusiasm would wane for joining together in a union, they were wrong. On Monday, employees at yet another local Starbucks store in Renton Village demanded a union election, saying “business has repeatedly been prioritized over partners’ physical and mental health.” Amid management’s union-busting campaign, Starbucks workers just keep organizing. | There are now 483 Starbucks stores in 46 states that have filed to unionize. Of those, 385 Starbucks stores in 43 states have won unio…

G. Dunkel (2024-02-07). Africa’s poorest countries defy imperialism. workers.org Three of the poorest countries in the world according to the United Nations — Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso — stood up Jan. 29 and disrupted how French and U.S. imperialism control Africa. Demonstrators wave flags of Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger, and a poster reading “No to ECOWAS” during . . . |

WSWS (2024-02-07). Over 200 film workers protest participation of fascist AfD at Berlin film festival. wsws.org By inviting the AfD, the Berlin Senate and the Green Party-led Culture Ministry are repudiating the Berlinale’s 2019 pledge to deny a “platform for racist-nationalist propaganda.”

WSWS (2024-02-07). School workers in Durham, North Carolina stage ongoing sickouts as district rescinds raises. wsws.org After a sickout closed 12 schools in the district last Wednesday, protests are set to continue this week.

ecns.cn (2024-02-07). Chinese astronomers calculate mass of Andromeda Galaxy with new precision. ecns.cn With a distance of about 2.5 million light-years from the Earth, the Andromeda Galaxy is the nearest large spiral galaxy to the Milky Way, serving as an ideal astrophysical laboratory for exploring the formation and evolution of galaxies.

ecns.cn (2024-02-07). Xinjiang lab to boost aircraft checks. ecns.cn A new aircraft metal testing laboratory in Urumqi, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region in Northwest China, has become the country’s first such facility to use independently developed Chinese equipment.

Pavel López Lazo (2024-02-07). Honduras, Cuba to hold 4th Round Talks on Migration (+Photo). plenglish.com Tegucigalpa, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) Honduras and Cuba held the 4th Round Talks on migration issues and agreed upon the significance of reaching bilateral collaboration mechanisms in this area and in the consular field.

WSWS (2024-02-07). Australian police framed-up 13-year-old autistic boy on serious terrorism charges. wsws.org This entire affair demonstrates how far the police-intelligence apparatus, backed to the hilt by Labor and Liberal-National Coalition governments alike, will go to frame-up highly vulnerable people, even children.

WSWS (2024-02-07). Ford reports $10.4 billion in 2023 profits, outlines plan to cut jobs. wsws.org The UAW’s bogus “stand up” strike had a negligible impact of the auto giant’s 2023 profits, Ford’s earnings report confirmed on Tuesday.

Pranjal Pandey (2024-02-07). For crisis-hit Pakistan, elections may not lead to a meaningful alternative. peoplesdispatch.org The ongoing crisis in Pakistan cannot be resolved simply by swapping one political party for another. Whether it is the arrest and conviction of Imran Khan or economic issues, Pakistan has a long road to recovery.

The Yes Men. (2024-02-07). Toyota’s AI Greenwashing Bot Attacks Creators. popularresistance.org January 24, 2024, Washington, D.C. — Last week, “Toyota” debuted a stunning eco-conscious AI personality, Electra, to promote their not-very-electric range of “Electrified” cars ahead of the Washington Auto Show. An AI trained on corporate and climate data to help drivers feel good about their environmental footprint regardless of the car they drive, Electra launched online simultaneous to a live unveiling at the National Press Club—which took a shocking turn as the AI hijacked the operation, recruiting users to revolt against her maker while nearly murdering a presenter onstage.

Larry Johnson (2024-02-07). Two New Podcasts — Ania K and Rasheed, Plus — The mouse that Roared. sonar21.com One of the beautiful things about the internet is that it opens up the world to a variety of voices. Ania K and Rasheed Mohammed are two excellent examples of this. Ania is a smart lady who currently lives in Poland and Rasheed is a great American living in St. Louis. The only flaw that both have is they think I’m worth talking to and regularly give me an opportunity to discuss the latest going on in Ukraine and the Middle East. | Ania invited Andrei Martyanov and me to do a deep dive on Ukraine. I love being able to have a discussion with Andrei. I have learned a lot from him. His books should be must read…

unitedEditor (2024-02-07). The United States sends Ukrainian troops to Sudan. uwidata.com Information has appeared in the African media that the United States and the United Kingdom have been transferring special forces of the Ukrainian Main Intelligence Directorate to Sudan for several months for the war against the Rapid Support Forces. The United States is concerned about the civil war in Sudan and, against the backdrop of …

WSWS (2024-02-07). Zelensky confirms planned purge of Ukrainian military leadership. wsws.org The conflict between the top army leadership and the Zelensky administration is unfolding under conditions of a serious military, political and economic crisis.

WSWS (2024-02-07). Canada’s prime minister invited Nazi war criminal Hunka to exclusive reception for Ukrainian president. wsws.org Trudeau’s invitation to the Waffen-SS veteran underscores that all factions of the ruling elite, including its purported “liberal” wing, are ready to use far-right and outright Nazi forces in aggressive pursuit of their imperialist interests around the world.

ecns.cn (2024-02-07). Gov’t aims to bring major work accidents to a ‘dynamic zero’. ecns.cn The Work Safety Commission of the State Council, China’s Cabinet, recently released a three-year plan that aims to achieve a “dynamic zero” of major accident hazards across the country.

ecns.cn (2024-02-07). Nonfinancial ODI shines bright in ’23. ecns.cn Chinese companies are seeking new opportunities for overseas growth amid global supply chain restructuring, with ramped-up investment and a noticeable increase in high-value merger and acquisition activity overseas, experts said on Tuesday.

Freddy Brewster (2024-02-07). The Hole In Boeing’s Inspection Program. levernews.com

teleSUR (2024-02-07). Argentina: President Milei’s Omnibus Law To Be Analyzed Again. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, the Argentine Lower Chamber referred the majority report of the “Omnibus Law” to committee, meaning the far-right President Javier Milei’s bill will have to be reconsidered. | RELATED: | After only approving six articles of the bill, lawmakers adjourned the session due to lack of consensus between the ruling Freedom Advances party and its allies. | They failed to agree on issues such as privatization of public compa…

newarab (2024-02-07). Cairo Book Fair 2024: Millions flock to read about Palestine. newarab.com As January 2024 draws to a close, so does the Cairo International The fair was inaugurated in 1969 and is one of the oldest large-scale book fairs in the world, second only to Frankfurt, Germany. This year marks its 55th edition, with 1,200 publishing houses from at least 70 countries participating. | While the internal economic situation has impacted the number of attendees, publishers claim that the turnout…

GABIK (2024-02-07). Nzimande approves NSFAS eligibility criteria for financial aid. sanews.gov.za Nzimande approves NSFAS eligibility criteria for financial aid | Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, has approved the proposed 2024 National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) eligibility criteria and conditions for financial aid. | In terms of Section 4 of the NSFAS Act, the first and second functions of NSFAS are to “allocate funds for loans and bursaries to eligible students” and to “develop criteria and conditions for the granting of loans and bursaries to eligible students, in consultation with the Minister”. | Nzimande said the approved 2024 Eligibility Criteria and Condi…

albawaba (2024-02-07). Explosion kills 12 people in southern Pakistan. albawaba.com ALBAWABA – An explosion targeted the headquarters of a political party in southern Pakistan, killing at least 12 people, and several others were injured.Deputy Commissioner Jumma Dad Khan said in a statement that the blast took place in the office of the candidate of Nokandi area of Pishin district, killing eight people.The explosion jolted the Balochistan region of the country, on the night of the parliamentary elections, where 128 million Pakistanis will get to elect their country’s next government, and also the legislatures of the nation’s four provinces.

Pavel López Lazo (2024-02-07). Cuba doubles down on social policies of UN ¥s Agenda 2030. plenglish.com United Nations, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has reaffirmed at the United Nations its commitment to the social policies for the 2030 Agenda, despite the country’s complex economic situation and the tightening of the hostile and unjust economic US blockade.

Rosemary Sorensen (2024-02-07). AI is here to stay, so get used to it. independentaustralia.net

Eric Toussaint (2024-02-07). Why the Marshall Plan ? cadtm.org In July 2024, the World Bank and the IMF will be 80 years old. 80 years of financial neo-colonialism and the imposition of austerity policies in the name of debt repayment. 80 years is enough! The Bretton Woods institutions must be abolished and replaced by democratic institutions serving an ecological, feminist and anti-racist bifurcation. To mark these 80 years, we are republishing a series of articles every Wednesday until July, looking in detail at the history and damage caused by these (…) | – | / |

Pablo Rafael Fuentes (2024-02-07). Avión ruso derribado reportó emisiones de radar enemigo. radiohc.cu La Habana, 7 de feb (RHC) La tripulación del avión ruso IL-76, derribado por el ejército ucraniano en enero, reportó emisiones de un radar enemigo, justo antes de ser impactado por misiles, dijo hoy el experto en sistemas antiaéreos, Alexei Leonkov.

img.piri.net (2024-02-07). AB’den Türkiye’ye deprem desteƒüi: 400 milyon avro iàßin imzalar atƒ±ldƒ±. img.piri.net ƒ∞mzalarƒ±n atƒ±lmasƒ±nƒ±n ardƒ±ndan konu≈üan Bozay, “AB’nin taahhàºdàºnàºn en bàºyàºk bà∂làºmàºnຠtemsil eden, AB Dayanƒ±≈üma Fonu’ndan Türkiye’ye 400 milyon avroyu seferber edecek anla≈ümayƒ± imzaladƒ±k.” dedi. | Türkiye’nin ≈ûubat 2023’te iki yƒ±kƒ±cƒ± depremle, benzeri gà∂ràºlmemi≈ü biàßimde sarsƒ±ldƒ±ƒüƒ…

ecns.cn (2024-02-07). Consumption drive gets fresh focus. ecns.cn China will roll out a series of well-targeted policy measures aimed at shifting the focus of consumption from post-pandemic recovery to sustainable expansion, so as to stimulate domestic demand, boost consumer confidence and drive long-term economic growth.

ecns.cn (2024-02-07). Giant panda cubs make group debut in Chengdu to greet Chinese New Year. ecns.cn A total of 34 giant panda cubs were bred by China Conservation and Research Center for Giant Panda and Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in 2023.

ecns.cn (2024-02-07). Oil spill recovery vessel launched. ecns.cn A specialized oil spill recovery vessel Haixun 041, built by Wuhan-based Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Group Co Ltd, a subsidiary of China Shipbuilding Industry Co Ltd, was launched at its Shuangliu Shipbuilding Base in Wuhan.

ecns.cn (2024-02-07). Xi sends congratulatory letter on completion, operation of Qinling Station in Antarctica. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday sent a congratulatory letter on the completion of the building of the Qinling Station and its operation in Antarctica.

Pavel López Lazo (2024-02-07). La Jornada newspaper praises Díaz-Canel’s gratitude to AMLO. plenglish.com Mexico City, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) A thank-you message from the Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel to his Mexican counterpart Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), for his position against US blockade, has been praised by La Jornada newspaper.

ecns.cn (2024-02-07). Floating flower market opens in Guangzhou. ecns.cn Women dressed in traditional Hanfu costume take part in a cruise parade at the 14th floating flower market, a unique tradition during China’s Spring Festival on Liwan Lake in Guangzhou, south China’s Guangdong Province, Feb. 6, 2024.

ICRC (2024-02-07). Evaluation of Innovation at the ICRC 2018-2023. icrc.org Report | This is a summary of the final report for the Evaluation of Innovation at the ICRC 2018-2023.

albawaba (2024-02-07). Only a single Tesla was sold in South Korea in January, why. albawaba.com ALBAWABA — Tesla, the American Electric Vehicle (EV) maker, has only sold a single car in South Korea last month, its lowest figure since Jul. 2022, when it had not sold any cars, based on information provided by Seoul-based researcher Carisyou and the Korean Trade Ministry, due to worries about safety, lack of infrastructure for charging, price concerns and demand according to Bloomberg.According to Carsiyou, the EV market in South Korea is facing a harsh downturn, with a newly registered number of EVs in the country dropping 80 percent in the last month, caused by increasing interest rates and price infla…

The Exposé (2024-02-07). From Digital Domination to Global Governance: The Dystopian Shift of Bill Gates. expose-news.com In the global tapestry of influential figures, few threads are as prominently woven as that of Bill Gates, a titan whose legacy was initially forged in the digital corridors of Microsoft. Beyond …

Ariadna Eljuri (2024-02-07). Venezuela & Burkina Faso Strengthen Bilateral Relations. orinocotribune.com The vice president of Venezuela, Delcy Rodríguez, held a meeting this Tuesday with an official delegation from Burkina Faso that is visiting Venezuela. | Venezuela’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Yván Gil and the vice minister for Africa of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Yuri Pimentel, also participated in the meeting held at the headquarters of the vice presidency. | The delegation from Burkina Faso is headed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Jean-Marie Traoré. | Minister Traoré arrive…

Lucas Leiroz de Almeida (2024-02-07). Agricultores europeus demonstram indignaàßà£o com as políticas tomadas pela UE. globalresearch.ca Os agricultores europeus està£o a sair à s ruas em vários países para protestar por melhores condiàßàµes de vida e de trabalho. Franàßa, Alemanha e Países Baixos està£o entre os estados mais afetados pela crise, mas há manifestaàßàµes em muitos outros …

ecns.cn (2024-02-07). Chinese sci-fi series Three-Body to premiere in U.S. ecns.cn The English version of Chinese sci-fi series Three-Body, adopted from Liu Cixin’s science fiction The Three-Body Problem, is set to premier on U.S. streaming platform Peacock of NBC Universal on Feb. 10.

Pavel López Lazo (2024-02-07). Cuba foresees tourism growth by 2024. plenglish.com According to García, Cuba does not give up surpassing three million foreign holidaymakers, for which it is critical to rise air connectivity. | Cuba is also proposed to diversify markets, confront smear campaigns, improve services, expand options and offer facilities and incentives to Cubans living abroad, in line with the country’s policy of strengthening relations with nationals abroad, among other actions. | Speaking at Mesa Redonda TV program, García said Cuba received 2,436,980 visitors in 2023, so it meant a growth of over 800,000 tourists compared to 2022. | Cuba is too optimistic despite its complicated s…

albawaba (2024-02-07). Pakistan rocked with second explosion, 10 killed. albawaba.com ALBAWABA – At least 10 people were killed in a second explosion in Pakistan on Wednesday, AFP reported citing a Pakistani official. The second blast was reported in southwestern Pakistan and occurred at a place close to the offices of a political party.According to Jan Achakzai, provincial information minister of Balochistan: “The incident took place close to the election office of the local JUI-F candidate” in Killa Saifullah.10 ŸÇÿ™ŸÑŸâ ÿ®ÿߟܟÅÿ¨ÿßÿ± ÿ´ÿߟÜ&Yuml…

newarab (2024-02-07). Jordan arrests hundreds of pro-Palestine protesters: HRW. newarab.com

ecns.cn (2024-02-07). HK to require back-up plans in wake of Messi mess. ecns.cn On Sunday, Messi, who was by contract required to play for 45 minutes in the match between Inter Miami and Hong Kong XI, sat on the bench for the whole game due to a reported injury.

ecns.cn (2024-02-07). China ramps up supply, encourages spending for Spring Festival holidays. ecns.cn China is gearing up for the approaching Spring Festival holidays with an emphasis on ensuring abundant supply and boosting consumption.

ecns.cn (2024-02-07). Xi congratulates Nangolo Mbumba on assuming Namibia’s presidency. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday extended congratulations to Nangolo Mbumba on his assuming office as president of Namibia.

unitedEditor (2024-02-07). Turkish drones: A qualitative shift in relations between Cairo and Ankara. uwidata.com Reporting from Cairo, Egypt It seems that normalizing relations between Cairo and Ankara has already been completed, according to the expression of Turkish foreign minister Hakan Fidan. There was a major breakthrough in relations between the two countries after years of tension, on the sidelines of the opening ceremony of the World Cup, which was …

Guillermo Garcia (2024-02-07). Julian Assange and his possible extradition to the US: on the legal and procedural situation. cadtm.org

Pavel López Lazo (2024-02-07). Disrupted sleep in 30s and 50s linked to memory, thinking issues. plenglish.com People in their 30s and 50s who have disrupted sleep may be more likely to have memory and thinking problems later in life, according to a new study. | The researchers found that repetitive short interruptions of sleep in midlife were linked to worse cognitive function 11 years later. | They found no association, however, between worse cognitive function and sleep duration or self-reported quality of sleep. | The study was published on Wednesday in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. It included more than 500 participants who were followed for over a decade. | More than half of th…

Pavel López Lazo (2024-02-07). Brazil ¥s Health Minister calls nationals to unite against dengue. plenglish.com Brasilia, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) Brazil ¥s Health Minister Nísia Trindade has called states, municipalities and civil society to make a joint effort to fight off dengue.

albawaba (2024-02-07). Is mouthwash bad for your health. albawaba.com ALBAWABA While mouthwash is often associated with promoting oral hygiene and freshening breath, there has been speculation and research suggesting a potential link between the use of certain mouthwashes and serious diseases. Although more evidence is needed to establish concrete causal relationships, some studies have raised concerns about the adverse effects of certain ingredients found in some mouthwashes.One area of concern is the potential association between mouthwash containing alcohol and an increased risk of oral cancer. Alcohol is a common ingredient in many mouthwash formulations d…

ecns.cn (2024-02-07). Molly Show: Does ‘Long Ma’ (dragon horse) mean a dragon or horse. ecns.cn 2024 marks the Year of the Dragon in the Chinese Lunar Calendar. Here are several idioms related to Loong, or Chinese Dragon.”ÄÄlóng m«é jƒ´ng shén means “full of vigor” or as full of energy as a dragon horse.

Luis Linares Petrov (2024-02-07). Government of Bolivia steps up fight against fuel smuggling. plenglish.com La Paz, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) Members of the Bolivian Armed Forces and Police participate in operations to neutralize gasoline and diesel smuggling, said the Minister of Hydrocarbons and Energy, Franklin Molina, in a press conference.

Raúl Rodríguez (2024-02-07). Venezuela por liderar fase preliminar de Serie del Caribe de béisbol. radiohc.cu Washington, 7 feb (PL).- Venezuela, representado por los Tiburones de La Guaira, buscará este miércoles vencer a la selección de Nicaragua para concluir como líder de la fase preliminar de la Serie del Caribe 2024 de béisbol, con sede en Miami.

ecns.cn (2024-02-07). Chinese leaders extend Spring Festival greetings to veteran comrades. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping and other Chinese leaders have visited or entrusted officials of relevant departments to visit veteran comrades to extend festive greetings ahead of the Spring Festival, or the Chinese Lunar New Year.

ecns.cn (2024-02-07). Shanghai pushes ahead high-level FTZ, cross-border data transfers. ecns.cn Shanghai on Tuesday issued a wide-ranging action plan to implement the high-level opening-up of the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ), with a focus on facilitating cross-border data transfers.

ecns.cn (2024-02-07). Return of lost Western Zhou Dynasty relic bridges cultures. ecns.cn When Raymond King helped his mother clear out old belongings in her New York apartment, little did they know an unassuming bronze vessel, nestled among other antiques, was a lost treasure crafted at least 2,800 years ago in China.

ecns.cn (2024-02-07). China-U.S. commerce officials discuss preparations for meeting. ecns.cn Senior commerce officials from China and the United States discussed preparation works for the first deputy minister-level meeting of the China-U.S. commerce and trade working group on Tuesday…

CADTM, Eric Toussaint (2024-02-07). Éric Toussaint argues in favour of a law against vulture funds at the French National Assembly. cadtm.org

Eric Toussaint (2024-02-07). SUNFED versus World Bank. cadtm.org In July 2024, the World Bank and the IMF will be 80 years old. 80 years of financial neo-colonialism and the imposition of austerity policies in the name of debt repayment. 80 years is enough! The Bretton Woods institutions must be abolished and replaced by democratic institutions serving an ecological, feminist and anti-racist bifurcation. To mark these 80 years, we are republishing a series of articles every Wednesday until July, looking in detail at the history and damage caused by these (…) | – | / |

GABIK (2024-02-07). Eskom reduces load shedding to Stage 1. sanews.gov.za Eskom reduces load shedding to Stage 1 | Eskom has announced that it will reduce load shedding to Stage 1 on Wednesday at 10am. | The power utility attributed the drop in load shedding stages to sufficient emergency reserves. | “Due to sufficient emergency reserves and a slight increase in available generation capacity, resulting from the return to service of two units, load shedding will be reduced to Stage 1 from 10am today until 2pm. Thereafter, Stage 2 load shedding will be implemented from 2pm until further notice,” Eskom said in a statement on Wednesday. | Eskom said it will closely monitor the power syste…

Geraldina Colotti (2024-02-07). February 2, 4, and 27: The Voice of Chávez and the Path of the Bolivarian Revolution. orinocotribune.com By Geraldina Colotti — Feb 1, 2024 | If history is not reduced to a museum, dates and anniversaries denote the struggle of the oppressed classes, which have built or suffered their courses and resources. If history is not reduced to parody, celebrating moments and figures who interpreted its meaning—anticipating leaps and ruptures—adds new pages to the book of the future, and new flags are raised. | If the history of revolutions or their attempts is not handed over to the courts or to specialists in conspiracy theories, as is the case in “very civilized” Europe, even in the face of defeats, youn…

Eric Toussaint, Maxime Perriot (2024-02-07). Is there a debt crisis in the South and what is recommended by the CADTM? cadtm.org Maxime Perriot: In an article published in December 2023 you claimed in the wake of a World Bank report that “developing countries” were trapped in a new debt crisis, yet the Financial Times and other sources point out that in the first two weeks of 2024 several so-called developing countries managed to easily refinance their debt. What is actually the situation?
| The three developing countries that managed to sell sovereign bonds all produce oil and gas
| Éric Toussaint: The three countries (…) | – |

Independent Media Institute (2024-02-07). For Crisis-Hit Pakistan, Elections May Not Lead to a Meaningful Alternative. pressenza.com

Rhoda Wilson (2024-02-07). Professor Norman Fenton: The climate crisis, like the covid crisis, is massively exaggerated by flawed models and statistics. expose-news.com On Monday, Professor Norman Fenton joined Australian political commentator Alexandra Marshall to discuss censorship, misinformation, net zero, the farmers’ rebellion in Europe and the fracture of the “freedom movement.” Also joining the …

newarab (2024-02-07). Anger at Turkey govt spills over at quake anniversary vigil. newarab.com

newarab (2024-02-07). Iraq elects local governments as disputes persist in Kirkuk. newarab.com

ecns.cn (2024-02-07). Shanghai eyes first stop in inbound travel. ecns.cn Shanghai’s strong attraction as a tourist destination will definitely benefit inbound tourism in China and the Yangtze River Delta region in particular, as it is one of the most vibrant cities in the country, said experts.

nosihle (2024-02-07). 2023 Tax laws published. sanews.gov.za 2023 Tax laws published | National Treasury has announced the publication of the 2023 Tax Acts that have been promulgated and give legislative effect to the tax proposals outlined by the Minister of Finance in his annual National Budget Speech last year. | The Rates and Monetary Amounts and Amendment of Revenue Laws Act, 2023, (Act No. 19 of 2023) (2023 Rates Act), Taxation Laws Amendment Act, 2023 (Act No 17 of 2023) (2023 TLAA) and Tax Administration Laws Amendment Act, 2023 (Act No. 18 of 2023) (2023 TALAA) were promulgated on 22 December 2023. | “The 2023 Rates Act gives effect to changes in rates and monetar…

teleSUR (2024-02-07). Sweden Drops Nord Stream Probe Without Mentioning Culprits. telesurenglish.net On Wednesday, the Swedish Prosecution Authority announced that its investigation into the Nord Stream gas pipeline explosions is closed, with no culprit found. | RELATED: | “The investigation into gross sabotage against the gas pipelines Nord Stream 1 and 2 is closed… the conclusion of the investigation is that Swedish jurisdiction does not apply,” said Mats Ljungqvist, the public prosecutor for the investigation. | “A large number of ship mo…

People’s World (2024-02-07). Have you donated yet? peoplesworld.org People’s World celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2024. That’s 100 years of revolutionary, working-class crusading journalism and an achievement we’re very proud of. Among the many ways we’re celebrating this landmark is by raising $125,000 for the 2024 Spring Fund Drive from Feb. 1 to May Day. Without you and your deep appreciation for our unique …

Pavel López Lazo (2024-02-07). Cuba mourns deaths of Sebastián Piñera. plenglish.com Havana, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel expressed on X his deepest condolences to the family and friends of former Chilean President Sebastián Piñera who died in a plane crash while traveling over Lake Ranco, Los Ríos region, in the south of Chile.

Sushovan Dhar (2024-02-07). ADB violates its own safeguard policies in Nepal Hydropower Project. cadtm.org

Paul Budde (2024-02-07). Enhanced NBN connectivity will provide economic and social benefits. independentaustralia.net

ecns.cn (2024-02-07). U.S. returns stolen artifact to China. ecns.cn China’s cultural authority has successfully retrieved the stolen and lost Western Zhou (1046BC-771BC) bronze vessel known as Feng Xing Shu Gui from the U.S., marking the end of its 40-year odyssey abroad and its return to its homeland.

newarab (2024-02-07). Jordan stun South Korea to reach Asian Cup final for first time. newarab.com Playing in the semi-finals for the first time and ranked 64 places lower, Jordan were full value for their victory over Jurgen Klinsmann’s shell-shocked side. | South Korea’s talisman Son endured a frustrati…

ecns.cn (2024-02-07). China’s homemade subsea oil drilling equipment put into use in Zhanjiang. ecns.cn China’s domestically developed submarine oil drilling equipment – a subsea Christmas (Xmas) tree system – was put into operation on Tuesday near Zhanjiang, South China’s Guangdong Province.

ecns.cn (2024-02-07). China encourages NEV companies to set up research centers abroad. ecns.cn China has issued a document to encourage NEV companies to set up overseas research and development centers, according to the Ministry of Commerce on Tuesday.

Rhoda Wilson (2024-02-07). Alzheimer’s Disease — and the Myths about Dementia. expose-news.com Dr. Vernon Coleman’s short book ‘The Dementia Myth’ is subtitled ‘Most patients with Dementia are Curable’. In the book, he explains why and how he believes that most cases of dementia could …

albawaba (2024-02-07). Oil prices rise amid stable US production outlook. albawaba.com ALBAWABA – Oil prices rose on Wednesday amid expectations that US oil production will remain largely stable until 2025, easing concerns of an oversupply.Brent crude futures increased by 38 cents or 0.5% to $78.97 per barrel as of 0013 GMT, while West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude climbed by 41 cents or 0.6% to $73.72. Both grades saw slight gains on Monday as well.The US Energy Information Administration stated in its short-term energy outlook yesterday that domestic US production would not surpass the record set in December 2023, which exceeded 13.3 million barrels per day, until February 2025.(Shutterstock)Fur…

DikelediM (2024-02-07). MEC saddened by death of Grade 1 Gauteng learner. sanews.gov.za MEC saddened by death of Grade 1 Gauteng learner | Gauteng Education MEC Matome Chiloane has expressed devastation at the death of a Grade 1 girl learner who passed away after allegedly consuming biscuits from a local spaza shop. | In an incident that took place on Tuesday, it is alleged that the learner from Mandlethu Primary School in Tsakane, Brakpan, began experiencing health complications in class just before break at 11am and started vomiting a few minutes later. | According to the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE), the learner’s parents were contacted immediately to come to the school, while emergency…

Comitati per la Liberazione di Assange (2024-02-07). UN expert calls on UK government to halt the extradition of Julian Assange. pressenza.com The UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, Alice Jill Edwards, yesterday urged the Government of the United Kingdom (UK) to halt the possible extradition of Julian Assange to the United States of America. In her press release dated 6 February 2024,…

Pavel López Lazo (2024-02-07). Evidence of brain ability to compensate for age-related deterioration. plenglish.com London, Feb 7 (Prensa latina) Scientists have found the strongest evidence yet that our brains can compensate for age-related deterioration by recruiting other areas to help with brain function and maintain cognitive performance.

Rhoda Wilson (2024-02-07). Australia sets a date to achieve the first goal of The Great Reset — nationwide digital IDs. expose-news.com Australia has become the latest country to delve head-first into the first goal of The Great Reset, which is to digitise its citizens. When digitised identities get matched with central bank digital …

newarab (2024-02-07). David Miller was ‘discriminated due to anti-Zionist stance’. newarab.com British academic Miller was sacked as an anthropology professor by the The university ruled that his comments “d…

CETIM (2024-02-07). Peasant mobilisations in Europe. cadtm.org

ecns.cn (2024-02-07). Great potential seen in senior tourism market. ecns.cn The senior tourism market in China has significant growth potential that is driven by factors such as the improved health conditions of older adults, their increased purchasing power and their desire for exploration and leisure in retirement.

newarab (2024-02-07). Visit to Iran by US porn star Whitney Wright angers exiles. newarab.com An American porn actor on Monday faced accusations of promoting propaganda for The Iranian authorities have denied being behind the visit by Whitney Wright, saying she was issued a visa like any other foreign citizen and they had not been aware of her “obscene” profession.

Eric Toussaint (2024-02-07). Early conflicts between the UN and the World Bank/IMF tandem. cadtm.org In July 2024, the World Bank and the IMF will be 80 years old. 80 years of financial neo-colonialism and the imposition of austerity policies in the name of debt repayment. 80 years is enough! The Bretton Woods institutions must be abolished and replaced by democratic institutions serving an ecological, feminist and anti-racist bifurcation. To mark these 80 years, we are republishing a series of articles every Wednesday until July, looking in detail at the history and damage caused by these (…) | – | / |

EarthRights International (2024-02-07). WORLD BANK GROUP INSTITUTION AGREES TO SETTLE CASE ALLEGING IT ABETTED MURDER. cadtm.org

WSWS (2024-02-07). Republican bid to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas fails. wsws.org Four House Republicans joined Democrats in voting against the partisan impeachment drive. However, Republicans have vowed to vote again on the measure.

WSWS (2024-02-07). Appellate court rejects Trump’s claim that he cannot be prosecuted for seeking to overthrow the 2020 election. wsws.org The Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled against Donald Trump’s assertion of absolute immunity from criminal prosecution for seeking to overthrow the 2020 election.

WSWS (2024-02-07). Central Banks face interest rate dilemma. wsws.org Higher interest rates are an instrument to suppress wage demands but at the same time they threaten to bring financial instability.

WSWS (2024-02-07). US pressures Papua New Guinea over security talks with China. wsws.org As Washington seeks to provoke war with China over Taiwan, the US is seeking to overcome any resistance among Pacific Island countries and integrate them into its escalating confrontation with Beijing.

WSWS (2024-02-07). Pakistan to go to polls in elections stage managed by military. wsws.org Never before has Pakistan’s US-backed military intervened so obtrusively to manage an election outcome.

WSWS (2024-02-07). Mail delayed for months in the Houston area as a result of “Delivering for America” restructuring program. wsws.org USPS has announced $5 billion in cuts over the next two years, which will lead to further job losses as…

Raúl Rodríguez (2024-02-07). Cubanos efectivos en ligas de voleibol en Italia y Francia. radiohc.cu La Habana, 7 feb (JIT).- Varios cubanos que se desempeñan en la Superliga Italiana de Voleibol 2024 y en el campeonato de primera división de Francia protagonizaron desempeños efectivos en la última jornada.

Raúl Rodríguez (2024-02-07). Lima lista para servir de sede otra vez a los juegos panamericanos. radiohc.cu Lima, 7 feb (JIT).- El director del organismo a cargo de la infraestructura deportiva de Perú aseguró que Lima tiene lista las instalaciones necesarias para albergar nuevamente los juegos panamericanos, aun si estos se iniciaran inmediatamente.

teleSUR, MER (2024-02-07). Gobierno de Chile decreta duelo nacional por fallecimiento del expresidente Sebastián Piñera. telesurtv.net El presidente Gabriel Boric instruyó que se realice un funeral de Estado y que se declare duelo nacional.

teleSUR, jaa, JGN (2024-02-07). Allanan en Brasil casa de hombre que inició plan de asesinar a Lula. telesurtv.net El operativo se llevó a cabo en el estado de Espíritu Santo y su sustento es la investigación de amenazas e instigación a un delito de homicidio contra el mandatario.

teleSUR, lvm, JGN (2024-02-07). Registran sismo de magnitud 5,1 en Ishikawa, Japón. telesurtv.net Los especialistas indicaron que han ocurrido otras réplicas con menor intensidad.

Pablo Rafael Fuentes (2024-02-07). Congreso de Educación Superior en Cuba acoge foro de ministros. radiohc.cu La Habana, 7 de feb (RHC) Ministros y autoridades de la enseñanza disertarán hoy sobre la transformación social, calidad, pertinencia y sostenibilidad de la educación superior del futuro, en el marco del Congreso Universidad 2024, que sesiona en Cuba.

teleSUR, nbb, JGN (2024-02-07). Ley àìmnibus argentina vuelve a comisión ante falta de consenso. telesurtv.net El paquete de leyes, que en su momento se anunció como ley ómnibus y después se fue reduciendo de 650 artículos a 350, se aprobó el viernes en la votación en general.

Pablo Rafael Fuentes (2024-02-07). Garantizan sostenibilidad en las infraestructuras aeroportuarias. radiohc.cu La Habana, 7 de feb (RHC) La remodelación y ampliación de capacidades de las instalaciones aeroportuarias cubanas, a pesar de la compleja situación económica por la que transita el país, ha favorecido el incremento de la calidad de los servicios a los pasajeros.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2024-02-07). Tribunal de apelaciones rechaza inmunidad a expresidente Donald Trump. telesurtv.net El tribunal determinó que Donald Trump puede ser juzgado por sus intentos de revertir los resultados de las elecciones presidenciales de 2020, y estimular el asalto al Capitolio…

teleSUR, jaa, JGN (2024-02-07). Incendio forestal ha destruido casi 6.000 hectáreas en Argentina. telesurtv.net El coordinador de las campañas de Bosques de Greenpeace, Hernán Giardini, detalló que se han quemado exactamente 5.971 hectáreas.

teleSUR, JCM (2024-02-07). Consideran que fiscal Barbosa carece de competencia en el caso Petro. telesurtv.net La ministra de Trabajo de Colombia, Gloria Inés Ramírez explica por qué el presidente Gustavo Petro responsabilizó al fiscal general de una ruptura constitucional.

teleSUR, nbb, DRL (2024-02-07). Explosión en sede partidista paquistaní deja unos 26 muertos. telesurtv.net Este es el segundo ataque con víctimas del día dirigido a sedes electorales en Pakistán, que se prepara para celebrar elecciones presidenciales el jueves.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2024-02-07). Ascienden a 131 los muertos por incendios en Valparaíso, Chile. telesurtv.net El servicio forense detalló que se han identificado 35 personas y los servicios de medicina legal han realizado las autopsias a 82.

Raúl Rodríguez (2024-02-07). Ganó cubano Luis Enrique Zayas meeting atlético en Udine. radiohc.cu La Habana, 7 feb (ACN).- El cubano Luis Enrique Zayas ganó el meeting de salto de altura de Udine, Italia, con categoría Challenger del World Athletics Indoor Tour, en su estreno en la gira invernal del atletismo en 2024.

teleSUR, ord, JGN (2024-02-07). Presidente Putin es validado para integrar la boleta electoral. telesurtv.net Putin fue validado para integrar la boleta electoral al acumular 310.000 firmas a favor de su elección.

Pablo Rafael Fuentes (2024-02-07). Cuba retoma su larga historia de amor con el cine de Brasil. radiohc.cu La Habana, 7 de feb (RHC) Con la presencia este mes de Brasil como invitada de honor a la 32 Feria Internacional del Libro de La Habana, el cine de ese país sudamericano regresa a las pantallas cubanas en una muestra de películas.

teleSUR, dcdc, YSM (2024-02-07). Mantienen prisión preventiva de 36 meses contra Pedro Castillo. telesurtv.net Las acusaciones han sido rechazadas por el político en todo momento, mientras su equipo legal ha empleado una serie de recursos para procurar su libertad.

teleSUR- hvh, JCM- (2024-02-07). Subsecretario de temas antinarcóticos de EE.UU. visitará Ecuador. telesurtv.net Según Washington, la visita busca mostrar su “compromiso inquebrantable” en la lucha contra el narcotráfico.

newarab (2024-02-07). UNRWA, ICJ named in unofficial Nobel Peace Prize shortlist. newarab.com The UN’s Palestinian refugee agency Henrik Urdal, director of the Norway-based Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), announced the list on Wednesday — as he has each year his since assuming his role in 2017.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2024-02-07). Unicef: al menos 1,3 millones de personas viven en las calles en Gaza. telesurtv.net Aproximadamente 1.3 millones de personas, entre ellas 610.000 niños, viven en las calles y carreteras de la ciudad de Rafah, al sur de la Franja de Gaza.

Pablo Rafael Fuentes (2024-02-07). Continúan contactos sobre alto el fuego en Gaza pese a diferencias. radiohc.cu La Habana, 7 de feb (RHC) Egipto y Qatar mantienen hoy intensos contactos para alcanzar un nuevo alto el fuego e intercambio de prisioneros entre Hamas e Israel, aunque el gobierno de Benjamin Netanyahu rechaza de plano detener la agresión contra Gaza.

teleSUR, JCM, MER, SH (2024-02-07). Minuto a minuto del asedio israelí contra la Franja de Gaza. telesurtv.net Son más de 120 días de ataques constantes de las fuerzas de Israel contra el pueblo palestino en Gaza y Cisjordania.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2024-02-07). Ataque israelí contra Siria deja varios muertos y heridos. telesurtv.net El Ministerio no ha comunicado el número exacto de víctimas, hasta el momento.

teleSUR, jaa, JGN (2024-02-07). Aumentan a 240 los heridos por nevadas en Japón. telesurtv.net Por regiones, en Tokio 140 personas llegaron al hospital con lesiones. Otras 70 lo hicieron en Saitama y 30 en Kanagawa.

teleSUR, jaa, JGN (2024-02-07). Venezuela gana a Panamá y clasifica a semifinales en Serie del Caribe. telesurtv.net En duelo de eliminados, México derrotó cinco por dos a Nicaragua y se despidió de la lid con sede en el loanDepot Park de Miami.

teleSUR, dcdc, JCM (2024-02-07). Agricultores extienden protestas a España, Países Bajos y Bulgaria. telesurtv.net En Bulgaria, piden suspender la importación de granos ucranianos, invertir más fondos en el sector agrícola nacional e incluso demandan la dimisión del ministro de Agricultura del país, Kiril Vatev.

Pablo Rafael Fuentes (2024-02-07). Consejo de Seguridad verificará en Colombia avances de Acuerdo de Paz. radiohc.cu La Habana, 7 de feb (RHC) El Consejo de Seguridad de Naciones Unidas visita Colombia desde hoy para conocer los avances de la implementación del Acuerdo Final de Paz de 2016 y sobre los diálogos en marcha con otros grupos armados.

teleSUR, MER (2024-02-07). Envían mensajes de condolencias tras fallecimiento de Piñera. telesurtv.net Sebastián Piñera estuvo en la Presidencia de Chile en dos ocasiones, siendo la primera entre 2010 y 2014, y la segunda entre 2018 y 2022.

teleSUR, MER (2024-02-07). Promulgan Ley Transitoria para Elecciones Judiciales en Bolivia. telesurtv.net El mandatario promulgó la ley en la Casa Grande del Pueblo junto a otras autoridades del país y representantes de organizaciones sociales.

Pablo Rafael Fuentes (2024-02-07). Cuba prevé crecimiento del turismo para 2024. radiohc.cu La Habana, 7 de feb (RHC) Cuba experimentó un incremento de la actividad turística en 2023 y prevé crecer en esa esfera económica para 2024, informó el ministro del ramo, Juan Carlos García.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2024-02-07). Gobierno peruano prorroga estado de emergencia en Loreto. telesurtv.net Putumayo y Mariscal Ramón Castilla son las dos provincias del departamento de Loreto donde se extendió el estado de emergencia.

teleSUR, lvm, JGN (2024-02-07). Denuncian asesinato de otro líder social en Putumayo, Colombia. telesurtv.net Lirnedy Soto era un reconocido líder, quien se desempeñaba como tesorero de la Junta de Acción Comunal de la vereda La Pradera.

teleSUR- hvh, JCM (2024-02-07). Diputados bolivianos aprueban ley de elecciones judiciales. telesurtv.net La propuesta de normativa privilegia a la meritocracia para la preselección de los candidatos judiciales.

teleSUR, nbb, JGN (2024-02-07). Azerbaiyán celebra elecciones presidenciales. telesurtv.net El presidente Aliyev se enfrentará a otros seis candidatos en las elecciones, la mayoría de ellos diputados.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2024-02-07). Asamblea ecuatoriana rechaza alza del IVA propuesta por Daniel Noboa. telesurtv.net La Asamblea aprobó la contribución del 5 al 25 por ciento de las utilidades generadas en el 2023 de las instituciones financieras.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2024-02-07). Video: “Justified Vengeance” and The History of Israeli “False Flags”(2001-2024): Palestine Portrayed as “The Aggressor” globalresearch.ca The longer term objective of “Operation Justified Vengeance” (2001) was and remains the destruction of Palestine and the expulsion of Palestinians from their homeland.

Sean Fogler, Mattea Kramer (2024-02-07). When in Doubt, Strip Search and Restrain the Unwell. counterpunch.org Amid ongoing emergencies, including a would-be autocrat on his way to possibly regaining the American presidency and Israel’s war on Gaza (not to mention the flare-ups of global climate change), the U.S. has slipped quietly toward an assault on civil liberties as an answer to plummeting mental health. From coast to coast, state lawmakers of

Melvin Goodman (2024-02-07). Deal With Iran Politically and Diplomatically, Not Militarily. counterpunch.org The U.S. attack on Iran’s military and affiliated militias in Iraq and Syria as well as the attacks against the Houthis in Yemen raise serious questions. We are told that U.S. forces are in Iraq and Syria to combat the forces of ISIS, which happen to be a leading enemy of Iran. Last month, the U.S. even warned Tehran about an ISIS attack in Iran that killed nearly 100 Iranians. This fact suggests that the United States and Iran have something in common in the region, at least regarding the ISIS threat, and that they should be engaged in bilateral or back-channel discussions. U.S. non-recognition of Iran continues…

Ramzy Baroud (2024-02-07). Breaching the ‘Iron Wall’: How Palestinians Crushed Jabotinsky’s Century-Old Ideas. counterpunch.org It seemed strange, if not out of context, when Israeli politician Moshe Feiglin told Arutz Sheva-Israel National News that “Muslims are not afraid of us anymore”. Feiglin’s comments were made on October 25, less than three weeks following the Palestinian Al-Aqsa Flood operation and the genocidal Israeli war which followed. The former Knesset member who,

Evaggelos Vallianatos (2024-02-07). Homer, Aristotle, and Alexander the Great. counterpunch.org Prologue More than any other Greek, Homer (The Poet), Aristotle (The Philosopher), and Alexander the Great (the military genius and pillar of Hellenism), made Hellas / Greece equivalent to civilization. The epics of Homer The epic poems of Homer inspired the Greeks for millennia. The first epic, the Iliad, tells the story of the Trojan

Geoff Beckman (2024-02-07). The Downfall of Boeing: Its Planes and Company. counterpunch.org The documentary Downfall: the Case Against Boeing confines its scope to the crashes of Lion Air Flight 610 (which occurred on October 29, 2018, in Indonesia) and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 (March 10, 2019, in Addis Ababa). Both planes crashed shortly after their takeoffs (13 minutes for 602, six minutes for 210), killing everyone on

Peter Bach (2024-02-07). Letter from London: Dishy Rishi and the Karma Machine. counterpunch.org I possess no inside information on our present prime minister. But I do remain fascinated by human beings. My immediate take on Rishi Sunak today is that he may not wish to win the next election. An election which could take place alongside the US one, though Sunak has not ruled out May. November 5th

Jeffrey Sterling (2024-02-07). A Visit to Julian Assange in Prison. counterpunch.org In Mid-December 2023, Charles Glass, the esteemed writer, journalist, broadcaster, and publisher visited with Julian Assange, an inmate at Belmarsh Prison in the U.K. Assange has been confined there since April, 2019. He is awaiting his final appeal to quash U.S. efforts to extradite him to face some of the same Espionage Act charges I

Shannon Gibson (2024-02-07). Radical Spectacles: the Strategies Driving the New Climate Activism. counterpunch.org Climate activism has been on a wild ride lately, from the shock tactics of young activists throwing soup on famous paintings to a surge in climate lawsuits by savvy plaintiffs. While some people consider disruptive “antics” like attacking museum artwork with food to be confusing and alienating for the public, research into social movements shows

David McCall (2024-02-07). How Union Solidarity Showed a Homeless Veteran a Path Forward. counterpunch.org Christopher Betterley arrived at the Altamont Veterans Facility in Buffalo, New York, a few years ago needing a home, a haircut, and a fresh start after treatment for alcohol use. He saw a sign tacked to the shelter’s dining room wall advertising jobs at the nearby Sumitomo tire plant, so he cleaned himself up, went

Binoy Kampmark (2024-02-07). Unaccountable Hackers: The CIA, Vengeance and Joshua Schulte. counterpunch.org The release of the Vault 7 files in the spring of 2017 in a series of 26 disclosures, detailing the hacking tools of the US Central Intelligence Agency, was one of the more impressive achievements of the WikiLeaks publishing organisation. As WikiLeaks stated at the time, the hacking component of the agency’s operations had become so sizeable it began

greenleft.org.au (2024-02-07). Palestine solidarity supporters call on Labor to boost funding to UNRWA. greenleft.org.au

greenleft.org.au (2024-02-07). Freezing aid to Gaza: Israel’s war against UNRWA. greenleft.org.au

Barry Sheppard (2024-02-07). Dossier of Zionist-Nazi collaboration sheds light on Zionist movement. greenleft.org.au Lenni Brenner's edited volume, 51 Documents: Zionist Collaboration With the Nazis is important reading today in the context of the United States-backed Israeli genocidal war in Gaza, writes Barry Sheppard.

greenleft.org.au (2024-02-07). Australians for War Powers Reform says Labor must not support US strikes across the Middle East. greenleft.org.au

greenleft.org.au (2024-02-07). Peter Khalil MP targeted again for not speaking out for Palestine. greenleft.org.au

greenleft.org.au (2024-02-07). We need to stop AUKUS and a possible war on China. greenleft.org.au

Zane Alcorn (2024-02-07). ‘Kings of the New Age’ explores revolution in a post apocalyptic near future. greenleft.org.au Zane Alcorn reviews Kings of the New Age, the debut futuristic novel by Muloobinba/Newcastle-based author and musician Nathan Bell, set in his home town.

greenleft.org.au (2024-02-07). Puerto Rico and Palestine: ‘Our struggles are linked’. greenleft.org.au

Claudio Katz, Argentina Indymedia (2024-02-07). Argentina: ‘Everything will depend on the battle being waged in the streets today’. greenleft.org.au Claudio Katz discusses right-wing president Javier Milei’s strategy, the emerging resistance against it and likely scenarios going forward.

greenleft.org.au (2024-02-07). Julian Assange faces final British appeal. greenleft.org.au

Mariana Riscali, Federico Fuentes (2024-02-07). Brazil’s Socialist Left Movement (MES): Fighting the far right, building an independent left. greenleft.org.au Green Left’s Federico Fuentes sat down with Mariana Riscali, a leader of the Socialist Left Movement (MES) tendency inside Brazil’s radical left Socialism and Freedom Party (PSOL).

greenleft.org.au (2024-02-07). Essential polling shows support for a democratic economy, proportional representation. greenleft.org.au

Angela (2024-02-07). Tuesday 2/6: Webinar: The U.S. Military Industrial Complex and the Assault on Gaza. indybay.org

Brenda Norrell (2024-02-07). 'Rumble on the Mountain' Songs from the Water to Halt Uranium Mining in Grand Canyon. indybay.org Hopi singer Ryon Polequaptewa, spoke on the sacred cedar which lends itself to make the Hopi flute, and of the sacred space of Hopi, where there is “very little rain, but an abundance of life,” during the seven-hour music extravaganza ‘Rumble on the Mountain,’ at the Orpheum Theater in Flagstaff on Saturday. The celebration of water focused on the threat to Havasupai water by uranium mining now ongoing in the Grand Canyon. Carletta Tilouisi, Havasupai said, “Our Havasupai youths danced and sang for the earth people, animals, and waters.”

Compañeros del Barrio TNDC Workers For Justic (2024-02-07). Monday 2/5: Stop The Corruption At Non-Profits, Union Busting & Privatization-Outsourcing. indybay.org San Francisco City Hall Polk St. Entrance…

Kerstin Chavent (2024-02-07). Learning for life. indybay.org The winners of the digital revolution include hairdressers, plumbers, care and service workers and professions that have something to do with creativity and responsibility (1). It’s starting to work in my head. If that is the case, then it is fair to ask whether we still need compulsory education. Why should we all be forced to go to school and learn things that we don’t need in our lives?>

Abba A. Solomon (2024-02-07). American Jewish Committee Recognized Dangers of Zionism. indybay.org Mainstream Jewish organizations knew endless violence and oppression would result from imposing a Jewish state in Palestine against the stated wishes of its non-Jewish inhabitants.

Angela (2024-02-07). Wednesday 2/7: USCPR Phone Zap for Palestine. indybay.org

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2024-02-07). 24th Annual, CA Rosa Parks Day – celebrating her birth and lifelong legacy of service. indybay.org Auntie Rosie, born as World World I just getting started, in Tuskegee, Alabama. Her profound life legacy continues to help shape the world. | As Patron Saint of the Women’s Political Council of Montgomery, Alabama their long planned boycott changed global intermodal transportation systems, we call Transit Equity today.

Unitarian Universalist S.F. Forum (2024-02-07). Sunday 2/11: “The Road Home: A Discussion on Resolving Decades-Long Homelessness” indybay.org Unitarian Universalist Society | 1187 Franklin St. San Francisco, Ca. | Thomas Starr King room or via Zoom…

Unitarian Universalists of SF (2024-02-07). Sunday 2/11: Jennifer Friedenbach: The Road Home: A Discussion on Resolving Homelessness. indybay.org 1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco…

Angela (2024-02-07). Wednesday 2/7: Virtual Mass Meeting: Showing Up for Racial Justice. indybay.org

Angela (2024-02-07). Tuesday 2/6: Let's Talk About Palestine Lecture Series. indybay.org 315 Wheeler Hall | Berkeley, CA | OR | YouTube…

Anonymous (2024-02-07). LAVC Full-Time Faculty Running Off Students — Preventing Graduation. indybay.org For nearly two decades Eric Swelstad, Department Chair of Los Angeles Valley College has used his position to run off students, sabotage their education and prevent graduation — all with the former Campus Omsbudsman Annie G Reed’s collusion.

Bay Area (2024-02-07). Sunday 2/11: benefit concert for palestine. indybay.org The Starry Plough | 101 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA 94705…

Dave Blume (2024-02-07). Sunday 2/11: Valentine's Rise Up Singing Potluck. indybay.org Whiskey Hill Farms | 371 Calabasas Road, Watsonville, CA 95076…

Revolution Books (2024-02-07). Friday 2/9: For the Liberation of Black People and Ôªøthe Emancipation of All Humanity. indybay.org Revolution Books, 2444 Durant Ave. Berkeley CA 94704…

WEX (2024-02-07). Wednesday 2/7: President Biden: Close Guantanamo Now! indybay.org UN Plaza | San Francisco Civic Center…

Angela (2024-02-07). Saturday 2/10: Petaluma: Protest for Palestine. indybay.org Corner of Petaluma Blvd and East Washington | Petaluma, CA…

Angela (2024-02-07). Saturday 2/10: San Diego Peace Vigil for Palestine. indybay.org Entry to Ocean Beach | Sunset Cliffs Blvd and W Point Loma Blvd | San Diego, CA…

Angela (2024-02-07). Sunday 2/11: Santa Rosa Protest for Palestine. indybay.org Courthouse Square | Santa Rosa, CA…

Animal Rights for Palestine (2024-02-07). Saturday 2/10: Vegan Potluck for Palestine and Community Healing Circle. indybay.org West Berkeley, location upon RSVP…

Anon Yosemite (2024-02-07). Aramark VP of Operations David P. Sloma Gets the Axe. indybay.org It has been reported that David Sloma has received a dose of his own medicine, and was fired from Aramark over the weekend. People blame him for the recent mass layoffs in Yosemite, and the issues being brought up by Sen Wyden at Crater Lake.

HOPE (2024-02-07). Protest Apple Vision Pro Glasses. indybay.org Fuck The Apple goggles…

Posted By Lynda Carson (2024-02-07). People's Park Will Rise Again. indybay.org

WEX (2024-02-07). 'Another Lost Year on Guantanamo'. indybay.org “Many observers had hoped that the handful of transfers in the beginning of 2023 were a sign of, and momentum toward, significantly more to come. Over the summer and into the fall, it looked that way. Until it didn’t…”

Editor (2024-02-07). Feb 7, 2024. sitrepworld.info Libera — Ave Verum by Albinoni (Adagio in G Minor) The Western Press Are Just Printing Straight Up Nazi Propaganda About Middle Easterners Now, by Caitlin Johnstone The Billionaire-Backed Campaign Attacking the Palestinian Cause, by Jessica Buxbaum Hamas Responds to the Ceasefire Proposal — This is What We Know So Far Hopeful and some positive news, by Mazin Qumsiyeh Palestine Chronicle: A Day of Joint Operations — Resistance Roundup — Day 123 The New Atlas: US Bombing Spree Won’t Reverse Decline of US Primacy in ME (Video) More Billions for Ukraine! Israel Too! Democr…

Caitlin Johnstone (2024-02-06). The Western Press Are Just Printing Straight Up Nazi Propaganda About Middle Easterners Now. caitlinjohnstone.com.au It sure is an interesting coincidence how all this mass media demonizing and dehumanizing of Muslim populations is happening at the exact same time the western empire is raining military explosives upon nations full of Muslims.

albawaba (2024-02-06). Daily Horoscope, February 7, 2024. albawaba.com ALBAWABA As we navigate through the celestial tapestry of February 7, 2024, the alignment of the stars and planets offers unique insights into the individual destinies of each zodiac sign. Let’s delve into the cosmic forecast for today, exploring the energies that influence our lives and shape our experiences.Horoscope Today, February 7, 2024 – Daily Horoscope: Aries Today(March 21 – April 19): | Today, Aries, your natural leadership qualities are highlighted. Trust your instincts and take charge of any situations that arise. Your assertiveness will pave the way for success in both personal and pro…

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